The Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) challenge fund is a partnership between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Through WE4F, the partners want to expand the scale of innovations that impact the sectors food and water, food and energy or all three sectors of the nexus (food, water, energy) to increase the sustainability of agricultural food value chains, improve energy and water efficiency as well as improve climate resilient agriculture in developing countries and emerging markets in accordance with the SDGs, with a particular focus on the poor and women.
Berytech is leading a consortium made up of locally rooted, water-energy-food and entrepreneurship-focused organizations to deliver the WE4F founding partners’ vision for a Regional Innovation Hub (RIH) in the MENA Region.
The project will run over four years from July 2020 to July 2024.
Berytech is looking to expand its team by hiring a Program Officer.
As Program Officer, you will be responsible for providing program operations and management support to the WE4F RIH – MENA program. You will help manage project operations, administration, finances, and logistics to support WE4F RIH partners. You will work directly with partners to develop the project management systems, to develop and monitor project scopes of work, budgets, and timelines. You will report to the Regional Innovation Hub Manager and you are expected to work independently with limited supervision.
This position requires organization skills, excellent communication skills, a professional and positive attitude. This is a challenging role, but, at the same time, makes available endless opportunities and learning.
The Program Officer will be entirely responsible for providing program operations and management support to the WE4F RIH – MENA program. This would be inclusive of the following:
Knowledge & Skills
If you feel that you fit the profile, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, including only in the subject email ‘WE4F Program Officer.’ Also, include a short paragraph (100-200 words) stating how your skills are a perfect fit for the position. Only resumes sent with this paragraph will be considered.
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