Vacancy - CDEMA - Programme Coordinator (EDF) - Deadline June 12th, 2019

The CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is inviting applications for the position of Programme Coordinator to coordinate, guide and direct all activities of the programme to ensure that the programme’s objectives and results are achieved in a timely fashion and in accordance with the established rules and procedures of the European Union. For full Job Description please click here.

Open To: 

Applications for this post are open to employees of the CDEMA CU and all citizens and permanent residents of CARICOM countries. 


The compensation will be based on the individual’s qualifications and experience. 

Merit Criteria:


1.1 Master’s Degree in project management, business administration, or related discipline;

1.2 At least five (5) years’ experience in project execution and administration, preferably at the management level.  Three (3) of these years must have been spent working in result-based planning, monitoring and evaluation.


2.1 Knowledge of procurement and financial procedures of bilateral or multilateral agencies such as the EU would be an asset. 

2.2 Ability to plan and implement training workshops;

2.3 A good working knowledge of disaster and project management issues

2.4 Proposal writing, report writing, data acquisition and analysis skills;

2.5 Ability to communicate and relate effectively with persons at all levels

2.6 Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks without compromising quality, team spirit and positive working relationships.

2.7 Excellent interpersonal skills

2.8 Excellent negotiation, diplomacy and advocacy skills

2.9 Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills in English;

2.10 Proficiency in relevant computer applications (including word processining, database management & spreadsheet software)

2.11 Flexibility and adaptability

2.12 Knowledge of the Comprehensive Disaster Management Strategy would be a distinct asset

2.13 Demonstrated Team Leadership

2.14 Appreciation of Workplace diversity

Information Notes:

1. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in writing that they have met all the criteria.  Failure to do so may result in your application not receiving further consideration.

2. Send applications, including Resume, three (3) testimonials and copies of certificates via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quote selection process number: CDEMA-CU/EDF 11/01.

3. Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent.  CDEMA would like to thank all candidates who apply, as only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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