Recruitment Announcement for Programme Manager Position


Cord is an international charity working to make peace a reality. We work to build the relationship between powerholders and local communities by enhancing their capacities to participate and advocate for their needs.  We believe that people flourish when all parts of society work together. Peaceful relationships make that possible. The simple act of talking begins a journey of growth which transforms mistrust, includes the excluded and turns adversaries into allies. The Burundi programme is currently focused on social cohesion and working with neediest groups in particular young people, returnees and women and other groups with specific needs. Across these themes Cord’s approach is to develop capacity of civil society, to engage with powerholders, to build cooperation between communities and local authorities and always to promote participation and empowerment of community members.

In perspective of strengthening its operational capacity in Burundi, Cord is recruiting a Programme Manager, with a relevant qualification or equivalent in International development, Management Education, Social Sciences. A Master Degree is preferred. S/He should have at least 5 Years of experience in similar position and proven competencies.  Terms of reference for the position can be consulted on Intercontact Services and Cord’s websites (

The Job Description can be found here.  

Applications are to be submitted to [email protected] until 21st January 2022 at 4.00 PM (Bujumbura time). The application will include a motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae (with 3 persons of reference and not more than 3 pages). Additional documents will be requested to shortlisted candidate for due diligence check and before closing the process.