Program Manager, Angola

People in Need (PIN) has been active in Angola since 2006. Team of 8 expatriates and approx. 70 local staff manage programs focusing on improving education, livelihoods and food security, water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions and gender-based violence. PIN programs are managed from its head office in Kuito, Bié province and field office in Huambo province. For more info see

Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the agriculture and livelihoods component of a 38 months program that aims to improve food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable population in Bié and Huambo provinces, through a multisectoral approach integrating agricultural and nutrition sectors.

Main responsibilities:

Overall project management and implementation
Local team management and capacity building
Regular monitoring and evaluation of project activities
Reporting to HQ and donors
Cooperation with partners, donors, local authorities and communities
Main requirements:

Experience in rural livelihoods and agriculture program management, university degree in agriculture is a plus (highly preferential)
Knowledge of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) methodology and experience with smallholder farming commercialization and cooperatives' creation and support.
Experience in capacity building (local partners from civil society, local government and smallholder farmers)
Sensitivity to crosscutting topics, specially on gender and nutrition issues;
Excellent knowledge of English
At least intermediate knowledge of Portuguese essential (preferably with previous work experience in Portuguese-speaking countries, Angola in particular)
Experience in project management including project development, project implementation and project evaluation (PCM)
Team management experience (at least 3 years in management positions)
Experience in working with communities in developing countries (experience living in a rural African context highly desired)
Very good communication and organizational skills
Team player
PIN offers:

Responsible and independent working position
Background of a well-established organization
Start up salary 2 880 USD per month, per diem included
Reimbursement of travel expenses with travel to the country of residence once per every 6 months of work
Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations
Medical helpdesk available online
Travel insurance
Accommodation is in PIN guesthouse on PIN expenses
25 days of paid leave annually
R&R: PIN will cover cost of one regional ticket up to 500 USD per year
How to apply:

Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and cover letter as soon as possible via green button "APPLY " on following link: As a subject please use "Program Manager - Angola".

Please note that only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Thank you.