Description

Expertise France is a public agency for implementing international cooperation projects. We are placed under the supervision of the ministries responsible for foreign affairs and the economy and finance, with whom we have a contract of objectives and means.

Interministerial agency for international technical cooperation , we are the operator of all ministries. In 2021, the agency joins the AFD group (Agence Française de Développement) which provides us with financial and operational solutions.

The objective of Expertise France is to fight against global inequalities: our projects are mainly oriented towards the protection of global public goods and the response to the global challenges that all societies in the North and South must face.

The sustainable development department is made up of 4 thematic divisions: agriculture – urban development & circular economy – energy – biodiversity. These four thematic centers work in synergy within the department.

The Water Projects Manager will work within the agriculture division.

The agriculture sector is growing strongly. The operations developed focus on sector development, the blue economy, food security, in Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific and Latin America. The division is also developing an offer in the water sector. It is made up of around fifteen people at headquarters.

Based in Paris, the Water Projects Manager works in close collaboration with the targeted project teams, under the direct supervision of the unit coordinator and under the hierarchical authority of the head of the Agriculture division .

Your main missions?

The main activities and responsibilities linked to the position are as follows (non-exhaustive list):
Identification of opportunities and contribution to the development of the department and the unit
• Participates in monitoring activities in the areas of intervention of the Unit, in particular through through information feedback obtained in the environment of current projects
• Participates in promotional and prospecting activities with project owners, donors and beneficiaries
• Participates in pole/department meetings and contributes to the animation of the “urban” theme within the department

Contribution to project development

• Participates in the analysis of development opportunities and contributes to the development of the project (theory of change, logical framework, activities, format and organization of the team, intervention methods, etc.) in consultation with partners;
• Develops the project budget (technical components and human resources);
• Prepares the contractualization with the lessor and partners and service providers.
• Contributes to the recruitment of the project team and its installation.

Implementation of the qualitative and quantitative objectives of a project or program while respecting the constraints set
• Ensures the daily management and monitoring of projects by supporting project managers in the field for the implementation of activities: preparation of consultation files, management of certain headquarters logistical support (travel and missions), monitoring of project teams (monitoring of field experts, organization of project meetings, production of CR, etc.);
• Produces or manages the production of technical and financial reports on projects for donors according to the procedures in force
• Ensures compliance with the Agency’s internal reporting deadlines (technical and financial planning, monthly update of the annual forecast budget, identification risks, etc.)
• Contributes to ensuring visibility and communication activities on the project, develops language elements upstream of institutional meetings;
• Ensures a good flow of information and maintains good collaborative relations with the embassy services of the countries concerned as well as with local and international authorities.
Capitalization process
• Participates in the valorization of feedback and the dissemination of good practices (drafting of fact sheets and manuals, updates, sharing of experience);
• Participates in work aimed at functional and technical improvement of the establishment’s offering (R&D, innovation, marketing) and organizational improvement of the structure (organization and quality).

Capitalization process
• Participates in the valorization of feedback and the dissemination of good practices (drafting of fact sheets and manuals, updates, sharing of experience);
• Participates in work aimed at functional and technical improvement of the establishment’s offering (R&D, innovation, marketing) and organizational improvement of the structure (organization and quality).

Your profile ?

• Master 2 level in water, agriculture, geography, economics, international relations/international cooperation or any other related field;
• Excellent mastery of the fundamentals of the project cycle and the financial and administrative components in particular;
• Excellent organizational, coordination, analysis, synthesis and writing skills;
• Ability to work on complex, multi-actor and multi-country programs;
• Ability to work in French, English and Spanish (oral and written);
• Ability to work remotely;
• Very good interpersonal skills and team spirit.

Further information :

The position is based in Paris at 40 Bd de Port-Royal, 75005 Paris.

The remuneration for this position consists of an annual package including the following benefits:

  • A 13th month paid monthly and effective upon taking up the position.
  • A variable portion of 3% of the annual gross salary
  • More than 45 days of annual leave, with the possibility of monetizing up to 10 days of RTT per year.
  • A share of profit-sharing, calculated based on the results of the year.
  • An allowance of 9 euros per day for meals (Swile Card).
  • 50% coverage of public transport costs.
  • A mobility bonus of 400 euros per year if you prefer to travel by bike.
  • Completely free mutual health insurance, covered by the agency.
  • The possibility of teleworking 2 days per week, with compensation of €20 per month, equivalent to €240 net more per year.
  • An annual vacation bonus of 450 euros.

How to apply

Please click on the following link to directly submit your application: https://expertise-france.gestmax.fr/apply/11176/1

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