Project Coordinator – Livelihoods Venture

Project Coordinator (Paris, France) – Livelihoods Venture

To reinforce its capacity to source and monitor excellent quality projects throughout the world, Livelihoods Venture has created a new position; Livelihoods Project Coordinator. Based in Paris with extensive and frequent travels in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the Project Coordinator will report to the General Delegate of Livelihoods, in charge of operations.

Responsibilities:

In close cooperation with the Livelihoods team and the local project developers, the Project Coordinator will have the responsibility to identify, screen and design projects to be eligible to the fund. She/He will be responsible for structuring and coordinating the activities with the different stakeholders of the project under the guidance of the senior management of
Livelihoods. The Project Coordinator will also have the responsibility to set up and coordinate with the project developers on the measurement systems and monitoring processes.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have around 10 years professional experience in project development and management preferably in rural areas and developing countries, with a strong field experience. Field experience in an NGO is a plus. Livelihoods seeks applicants with high potential in leadership, capacity to understand and manage complexity, ability to work with a variety of partners and cultural differences, excellent communicator and negotiator, autonomy and team spirit.

Ideally, the candidate will have a solid background (PhD or equivalent) by training or professional experience in either agriculture, forestry, rural development, business management and/or business management-finance. The candidate should be passionate about Livelihoods’ mission on economic/social/environmental value creation, nature and social business. She/He should be an excellent organizer and planner, very much result oriented, with a high degree of attention to quality and excellence in execution. Women, particularly from developing countries, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Please e-mail a cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) describing your background, experience, and interest in this position; your current curriculum vitae and your professional references. Please email your application with the subject line “Project Coordinator-[your name]” to application2012@livelihoods-venture.com.

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