Delegation of the European Union
to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam


09/09/2018 - 09:00
Local agents



Programme Officer based in TUNIS – Republic of Tunisia


The Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) of the European Commission finances humanitarian actions to help victims of natural disasters and conflicts.

For humanitarian aid, the European Commission works through more than 200 operational partners including UN specialized agencies, the Red Cross / Red Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). This assistance is made available to victims in an impartial manner, regardless of race, ethnic group, religion, sex, nationality or political affiliation.


The ECHO antenna in Tunis (under the responsibility of ECHO office for North Africa based in Algiers) is seeking to recruit One Programme Officer under local employment contract of 1 year renewable.


Education :

  • A relevant second level university degree (Master degree minimum) or equivalent professional experience.


Knowledge and Experience :


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience at national or international level inmanaging programme/project operations, including at least 2 years of experience with a national or international NGO , donor or international organisation or minimum 8 years of relevant experience in case no university degree available

  • Very good knowledge of International NGOs, UN Aid agencies and Red Cross Movement;

  • Very good understanding of Humanitarian Aid principles, sectoral policies and Standards;

  • In-depth knowledge of the Libyan context and related humanitarian issues;

  • Professional experience in contexts of insecurity and demonstrated ability to manage personal security;

  • Availability to carry out regular missions in neighboring countries (Libya, Algeria) as well as for emergency response;

  • Experience in any of the following areas: Health, Protection or Food Security will be considered as an asset;

  • Expertise in the area of social protection and social safety net implementation will be considered an asset;

  • Excellent analytical, synthesis, writing and speaking skills

  • Experience in the use of computer tools and office software (MS Word, Excel, etc.).




  • An excellent knowledge of English (verbal & writing).

  • An excellent knowledge of Arabic (verbal and written)

  • Knowledge of French (spoken) would be an asset


Detailed Terms of Reference are available as follow :


The basic salary starts at TND 4,068 and increases according to relevant working experience. Besides the basic salary, the employee will receive several allowances as well as a 13th month salary.

Applications should include a cover letter and a CV using the template mentioned as follow.

Applicants should provide copies of diplomas and work certificates with their application or at the latest before the writing tests for those selected.

Applications must be sent by e-mail only  to, until 23  September 2018 inclusive. Job offer reference TUN Program Manager Ref - 2018-08 must be clearly indicated in the subject of the message.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for a written test or for an interview.

Any form of prospecting, solicitation or influence will be treated as disqualifying.
This position is open to nationals and other residents of Tunisia with valid work and residence permits. 
DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and private life, and support for training and developments opportunities.


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