Applications are requested from suitably qualified Sierra Leoneans to fill the under mentioned position with the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives.
Position: Programme Officer
Organization: Sierra Leone Extractive Industries
Transparency Initiative (SLEITI)
Reports to: SLEITI National Coordinator
Provide administrative and technical backstop to the National Coordinator;
Coordinate office management activities for the secretariat;
Research, compile, assimilate & prepare confidential documents or briefs for the National Coordinators;
Organize and service the multi-stakeholder group meetings, workshops and other events;
Manage and administer all contracts entered into by the secretariat as approved by the multi-stakeholder group;
Act as liaison between the National Coordinator and other officers by transmitting directives and assignments and follow up on status of assignments;
Develop a work plan, budget and project proposals for timely submission;
Establish and maintain a documentation centre for all EITI related matters;
Manage the Reconciliation and Validation exercises;
Assist in the implementation of recommendations of the Reconciler and Validator;
Partake in public education, sensitization and consultation activities;
Assist in the monitoring of the work plan to ensure compliance.
Applicants must have the following key competencies & qualifications:
Five years successful experience with private, public and civil society actors;
A degree in the following fields, namely; National Resource Management, Economics, Public Administration or Governance. A post graduate degree is an advantage;
Proven experience in the Extractive Industries Transparence Initiative;
Excellent research, writing and analytical skills;
Demonstrated knowledge of donor procedures;
Applicants should forward their applications, copies of relevant certificates and curriculum vitae including the names of three (3) referees, cell phone number (s) and e-mail address to the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (SLEITI) Secretariat, 29 Dundas Street, Freetown not later than Wednesday 10th August, 2011
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
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