CEB - Council of Europe Development Bank
The Regional Housing Programme (RHP) is a joint initiative of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia, (the “Partner Countries”) which is supported, inter alia, by the European Union, the UNHCR, the OSCE and the U.S.A. The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is assisting the Partner Countries in implementing their country housing projects by managing the RHP Fund, a multi-donor-fund, and by managing technical assistance to support the Partner Countries’ institutions in charge of RHP implementation. More detailed information on the RHP can be found under www.regionalhousingprogramme.org.
In order to provide for the development of our activities, we are seeking a Paris-France based: Monitoring Manager, Regional Housing Programme (RHP), Directorate General for Loans & Social Development, Position, Group II, Grade A2/A3, Vacancy Notice 13/2017.
Part of the RHP Team, reporting to the Head of the RHP Management Team/Programme Manager, the incumbent will have the following tasks:
- Maintain and further develop the RHP monitoring system and tools, and define the reporting formats and indicators, in close cooperation with the Programme Managers, the RHP Secretariat, the CEB’s Project Monitoring Unit and the CEB’s Technical Assessment and Monitoring Directorate, and in conformity with the requirements of the RHP Steering Committee and the RHP Fund Assembly of Donors;
- Ensure that the Monitoring and Management Information System (MMIS) is regularly maintained and updated, and meets the reporting requirements. If necessary, propose and implement further developments to the system;
- Evaluate the implementation progress on the basis of the technical and financial documentation provided by the Partner Countries and/or other implementing partners, and based on the findings of on-site missions; recommend corrective action where needed;
- Prepare and present detailed project progress reports to Donors; prepare internal CEB reports;
- Monitor contracting, disbursement and completion deadlines;
- Plan and supervise expert assignments to provide technical assistance to RHP implementation in relation to monitoring and financial aspects;
- Any other task that may be necessary to provide efficient services and support to the RHP Team and the Monitoring Unit.
Studies: High level university degree in economics, business, engineering, or equivalent.
- In-depth monitoring experience (minimum 5 years) preferably related to the field of international development and assistance;
- Experience with donor funded projects; solid knowledge of the EU monitoring and reporting requirements; related experience with the EU funded programmes in the Balkans, as well as expertise in monitoring of complex housing projects would be an asset;
- Strong analysing skills;
- Strong problem solving skills;
- Strong assessment skills;
- Good writing and presentation skills: can communicate, present and draft reports clearly, concisely and convincingly;
- Excellent knowledge of the MS Office Suite; experience in working with database software.
- Strong cooperating skills;
- Strong communicating skills in different cultural contexts;
- Rigour and strong attention to detail and high level of professional integrity and ethics.
Language skills: Excellent command in English, both oral and written and, ideally, good knowledge of French, the second official language of the Bank. Linguistic aptitude in Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian would be a clear asset.
Nationality: Citizen of one of the CEB's Member States.
1) Contract: The CEB offers a 2-year appointment (including one year corresponding to the probationary period) with the possibility of renewal;
2) Grade and salary:
- Group II (A2/A3);
- The basic salary is contingent upon the grade and step determined at the end of the recruitment process.
3) Benefits (determined by the candidate's personal situation):
- basic family allowance;
- dependent child supplement;
- one additional monthly dependent child supplement to a single-parent family;
- supplement for disabled and dependent parent subject to certain conditions;
- supplements for disabled or severely disabled child subject to certain conditions;
- education allowance (children) for expatriate staff members;
- settling-in and removal allowance for expatriate staff members and for non-expatriate staff members subject to certain conditions.
4) Taxation: the items included in Points 2) and 3) are not liable for income tax.
Deadline for applications is on 4 September 2017.
To find out more about this opportunity and apply, please visit http://ceb.profils.org/.
CEB offers competitive conditions of employment and the chance to work in an international environment alongside colleagues from 30 countries. The CEB is an equal opportunities employer.