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The St. Martin Foundation is looking for a pair of technical managers for the drinking water project in Otélé, Cameroon. Together with the administrative managers, you are responsible for the “Water is Life” project on site and implement the goals defined by the Board of Trustees. You will be in close contact with the foundation management in Baar.

Your tasks

  • Technical management of the “Water is Life” project in Otélé, Cameroon
  • On-site management of around 40 local employees
  • Responsible for the construction and maintenance of drinking water wells, the manufacture of well elements, the vehicle fleet, the water and electricity supply and building maintenance
  • Design and management of training for well maintenance technicians
  • Various interesting tasks in the area of administration and archiving

Your profile

  • Completed vocational training, preferably in the construction industry or agriculture (construction foreman/master farmer)
  • Several years of experience in personnel management
  • Experience in accompanying learners is an advantage
  • Assertiveness and negotiating skills. Ideally already involved in a development project
  • Good knowledge of French and German
  • Age between 40 and 55 years. Living in a solid partnership. Your partner(s) is (are) prepared to work on site in
  • contribute to different areas of activity
  • Both have been resident in Switzerland for the past five years
  • Openness and interest in other cultures. You have a high level of social competence and are able to
  • Living in very rural surroundings, approx. 1 ½ hours from the capital Yaoundé, introduce
  • Willingness to carry out development work in a West African country (4-5 years)

We offer

  • Challenging and exciting work with attractive employment conditions
  • A well-coordinated project team and modern infrastructure in Cameroon
  • Support from the foundation management in Switzerland

Do you and your partner see these tasks as a long-term challenge?

Then we look forward to your full application documents with photo.

Contact: Daniela Mettler,, Tel. +41 41 244 06 06
Neuhofstrasse 10, 6340 Baar /