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ERT – Nutrition Project Manager

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 6 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Provide leadership to the Emergency Response Nutrition project and the team to ensure the activities meet proposal objectives within appropriate timeliness and budgets and that the services meet national and international quality standards. The ERT Nutrition Project Manager coordinates to identify locations with nutrition needs, develops, leads, monitors and evaluates the Emergency Response nutrition assessments and interventions. This involves leadership and strategic decision to effectively manage information and report on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on nutrition system strengthening, capacity building and coordination.

Project Overview

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) operates multi-sector relief programme including Nutrition, Health, WASH, NFI and Emergency Shelter response across any of the states of South Sudan, with an overall objective to reduce morbidity and mortality of vulnerable populations in South Sudan.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Based in Juba, with frequent travel, often for extended periods, to work in any of the states within the Republic of South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

August 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Technical

  • Provide strong leadership of the emergency nutrition project(s), working to ensure short, mid and long-term positive impacts for the beneficiaries, local nutrition authorities & local nutrition staff.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an effective nutrition strategy including quick deployment, integrated CMAM, Infant and Young Child Feeding in emergency, proactive, responsible exit planning in consultation with country nutrition advisor, ERT PC and other nutrition staff.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for nutrition assessments and interventions in collaboration with the country nutrition advisor, nutrition staff, PC and other sectors when multisectoral responses.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise emergency nutrition activities, evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data, and involving the nutrition team in analysis.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in the project.
  • Decide on new activities and new project sites and provide input regarding future project growth and changes needed, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy.

Communication and Coordination

  • Coordinate externally and internally to identify locations with expected multisectoral/nutrition needs and initiate assessments/interventions in a timely manner. Develop a good communication structures with the emergency nutrition team, the nutrition advisor as well as the other ERT sectors.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with the Nutrition Cluster coordination team, NGOs, UN agencies and other nutrition actors with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Coordinate early in the response with partners on ground to agree on modalities of intervention and signature of Memorandum of Understanding. Represent Medair and feed back to relevant staff (ERT teams, Advisors).
  • Participate in nutrition coordination meetings, Medair internal trainings and other working groups or meetings.

Staff Management

  • Oversee and ensure quality recruitment, training and line management of field nutrition staff.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback. Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for nutrition activities.
  • Assess the training needs of nutrition staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.

Financial Management

  • Manage the Emergency Nutrition team budget and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management.
  • Track expenses against project budgets, working with the Project Coordinator and Finance Manager to address issues of spending. Draft the annual budget for nutrition emergency response projects.

Logistics

  • Ensure nutrition supplies and equipment is ordered on time to ensure buffer stock is readily available in Juba warehouse. Work in close collaboration with ERT logistics for staff movement and to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.
  • Submit timely requests to nutrition partners (UNICEF, WFP) to release core pipeline nutrition supplies and monitor supply utilisation. Work in collaboration with ERT logistics to ensure adherence to field warehousing procedure and completion of Medair gift certificate to handover partners.

Security Management

  • Responsible for ensuring field team compliance with security procedures; ensure teams are equipped with appropriate communications equipment, quick run bags, security money and security equipment.
  • When teams are on the ground, working with the ERT PC to monitor the security situation, gathering information from various sources and feeding back important information to Medair management.

Quality Management

  • Ensure emergency nutrition projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards. Be Actively involved in nutrition technical working group (CMAM, IYCF).
  • Ensure rapid nutrition assessments and interventions are in line with relevant national and international guidelines (MUAC sampling, CMAM, IYCF).

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Higher level qualification, preferably in nutrition or in another relevant field as nursing or public health.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Management experience in a nutrition / health context.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Good social, communication and coordination skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of nutrition / primary health care principles and management.
  • Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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ERT – Emergency Shelter/Non-Food Item Project Manager

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 6 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Plan, develop, monitor, and evaluate the assigned project(s). This involves assessing ES/NFI needs, designing projects, coordinating and initiating NFI activities, and effectively managing and reporting on the interventions in line with the objectives, timeframe, and budget. Provides technical support, leadership and strategic direction. Other important aspects of the role include meeting quality standards in shelter delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and managing and training ES/NFI staff.

Project Overview

The ES/NFI project will be responsible for the distribution of ES/NFIs in all ten states, independently or in support of other partners. Medair acts as ES/NFI state focal point for ES/NFIs in Central Equatorial State and is responsible for coordination and distributions in that state.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Juba, South Sudan with regular travel to field sites. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

August 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

ES/NFI Project Management

  • Manage the assigned ES/NFI project(s) to meet the project objectives within budget and time frame.
  • Provide strong leadership of the assigned ES/NFI project(s), working to ensure both short and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local authorities and local ES/NFI staff.
  • Develop and implement an effective ES/NFI strategy in consultation with other ERT staff and field managers.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for ES/NFI activities in collaboration with the NFI staff, field managers etc.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise ES/NFI activities, overseeing the design and execution and evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor, timeframes and formats.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the country strategy, in conjunction with the relevant field managers.
  • Improve service to beneficiaries through unique and more effective responses to increase their self-sufficiency (resilience training, cash programming, etc.). Follow SNFI Cluster methodology to include proper implementation of analysis, verification, distribution, and post distribution monitoring.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the ES/NFI Managers of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans, and to provide the opportunity for feedback.
  • Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for ES/NFI activities. Assess the training needs of ES/NFI staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.

Financial Management

  • Manage the ES/NFI budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability & governance.

Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent, and supportive communication structures with the assigned ES/NFI team, Medair in-country and Global Support Office (GSO) and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in ES/NFI coordination meetings and other working groups or meetings, representing Medair and feeding back to the ES/NFI staff and field managers on issues. Participate in the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) meetings to contribute to the strategic direction of the SNFI Cluster.

Logistics

  • Support the logistics activities of ES/NFI staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of supplies and equipment for the assigned ES/NFI activities.
  • Liaise with the ES/NFI, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed, and accounted for correctly.

Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair e-library, Portfolio, and other operating procedures and tools, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.
  • Ensure ES/NFI projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS standards.
  • Ensure timely post distribution monitoring after NFI distributions to assess the quality of work and implement findings to improve future responses.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Higher level qualification in a technical field, preferably in Development or Management or related.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in management in international relief work.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere Standards.
  • Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions.
  • Able to enforce procedures. Able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

click here for more details and apply

ERT – Nutrition Project Manager

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Jul 072021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 6 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Provide leadership to the Emergency Response Nutrition project and the team to ensure the activities meet proposal objectives within appropriate timeliness and budgets and that the services meet national and international quality standards. The ERT Nutrition Project Manager coordinates to identify locations with nutrition needs, develops, leads, monitors and evaluates the Emergency Response nutrition assessments and interventions. This involves leadership and strategic decision to effectively manage information and report on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on nutrition system strengthening, capacity building and coordination.

Project Overview

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) operates multi-sector relief programme including Nutrition, Health, WASH, NFI and Emergency Shelter response across any of the states of South Sudan, with an overall objective to reduce morbidity and mortality of vulnerable populations in South Sudan.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Based in Juba, with frequent travel, often for extended periods, to work in any of the states within the Republic of South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

August 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Technical

  • Provide strong leadership of the emergency nutrition project(s), working to ensure short, mid and long-term positive impacts for the beneficiaries, local nutrition authorities & local nutrition staff.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an effective nutrition strategy including quick deployment, integrated CMAM, Infant and Young Child Feeding in emergency, proactive, responsible exit planning in consultation with country nutrition advisor, ERT PC and other nutrition staff.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for nutrition assessments and interventions in collaboration with the country nutrition advisor, nutrition staff, PC and other sectors when multisectoral responses.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise emergency nutrition activities, evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data, and involving the nutrition team in analysis.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in the project.
  • Decide on new activities and new project sites and provide input regarding future project growth and changes needed, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy.

Communication and Coordination

  • Coordinate externally and internally to identify locations with expected multisectoral/nutrition needs and initiate assessments/interventions in a timely manner. Develop a good communication structures with the emergency nutrition team, the nutrition advisor as well as the other ERT sectors.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with the Nutrition Cluster coordination team, NGOs, UN agencies and other nutrition actors with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Coordinate early in the response with partners on ground to agree on modalities of intervention and signature of Memorandum of Understanding. Represent Medair and feed back to relevant staff (ERT teams, Advisors).
  • Participate in nutrition coordination meetings, Medair internal trainings and other working groups or meetings.

Staff Management

  • Oversee and ensure quality recruitment, training and line management of field nutrition staff.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback. Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for nutrition activities.
  • Assess the training needs of nutrition staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.

Financial Management

  • Manage the Emergency Nutrition team budget and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management.
  • Track expenses against project budgets, working with the Project Coordinator and Finance Manager to address issues of spending. Draft the annual budget for nutrition emergency response projects.

Logistics

  • Ensure nutrition supplies and equipment is ordered on time to ensure buffer stock is readily available in Juba warehouse. Work in close collaboration with ERT logistics for staff movement and to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.
  • Submit timely requests to nutrition partners (UNICEF, WFP) to release core pipeline nutrition supplies and monitor supply utilisation. Work in collaboration with ERT logistics to ensure adherence to field warehousing procedure and completion of Medair gift certificate to handover partners.

Security Management

  • Responsible for ensuring field team compliance with security procedures; ensure teams are equipped with appropriate communications equipment, quick run bags, security money and security equipment.
  • When teams are on the ground, working with the ERT PC to monitor the security situation, gathering information from various sources and feeding back important information to Medair management.

Quality Management

  • Ensure emergency nutrition projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards. Be Actively involved in nutrition technical working group (CMAM, IYCF).
  • Ensure rapid nutrition assessments and interventions are in line with relevant national and international guidelines (MUAC sampling, CMAM, IYCF).

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Higher level qualification, preferably in nutrition or in another relevant field as nursing or public health.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Management experience in a nutrition / health context.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Good social, communication and coordination skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of nutrition / primary health care principles and management.
  • Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

click here for more details and apply

ERT – Emergency Shelter/Non-Food Item Project Manager

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Jul 072021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 6 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Plan, develop, monitor, and evaluate the assigned project(s). This involves assessing ES/NFI needs, designing projects, coordinating and initiating NFI activities, and effectively managing and reporting on the interventions in line with the objectives, timeframe, and budget. Provides technical support, leadership and strategic direction. Other important aspects of the role include meeting quality standards in shelter delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and managing and training ES/NFI staff.

Project Overview

The ES/NFI project will be responsible for the distribution of ES/NFIs in all ten states, independently or in support of other partners. Medair acts as ES/NFI state focal point for ES/NFIs in Central Equatorial State and is responsible for coordination and distributions in that state.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Juba, South Sudan with regular travel to field sites. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

August 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

ES/NFI Project Management

  • Manage the assigned ES/NFI project(s) to meet the project objectives within budget and time frame.
  • Provide strong leadership of the assigned ES/NFI project(s), working to ensure both short and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local authorities and local ES/NFI staff.
  • Develop and implement an effective ES/NFI strategy in consultation with other ERT staff and field managers.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for ES/NFI activities in collaboration with the NFI staff, field managers etc.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise ES/NFI activities, overseeing the design and execution and evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor, timeframes and formats.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the country strategy, in conjunction with the relevant field managers.
  • Improve service to beneficiaries through unique and more effective responses to increase their self-sufficiency (resilience training, cash programming, etc.). Follow SNFI Cluster methodology to include proper implementation of analysis, verification, distribution, and post distribution monitoring.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the ES/NFI Managers of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans, and to provide the opportunity for feedback.
  • Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for ES/NFI activities. Assess the training needs of ES/NFI staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.

Financial Management

  • Manage the ES/NFI budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability & governance.

Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent, and supportive communication structures with the assigned ES/NFI team, Medair in-country and Global Support Office (GSO) and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in ES/NFI coordination meetings and other working groups or meetings, representing Medair and feeding back to the ES/NFI staff and field managers on issues. Participate in the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) meetings to contribute to the strategic direction of the SNFI Cluster.

Logistics

  • Support the logistics activities of ES/NFI staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of supplies and equipment for the assigned ES/NFI activities.
  • Liaise with the ES/NFI, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed, and accounted for correctly.

Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair e-library, Portfolio, and other operating procedures and tools, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.
  • Ensure ES/NFI projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS standards.
  • Ensure timely post distribution monitoring after NFI distributions to assess the quality of work and implement findings to improve future responses.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Higher level qualification in a technical field, preferably in Development or Management or related.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in management in international relief work.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere Standards.
  • Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions.
  • Able to enforce procedures. Able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

click here for more details and apply

Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Project Manager

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Jun 232021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 22 Aug 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned MHPSS project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Other important aspects of the role include managing and training local staff to meet international quality standards in mental health care delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and anticipating, planning and contributing to the development of MHPSS components for new health project proposals and reports.

Project Overview

Medair’s goal in Leer County is to reduce morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations through the provision of emergency health, nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services, and to improve the mental and psychosocial wellbeing of affect populations.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Leer, South Sudan. This is a field-based position with very basic working and living conditions (living in tents or tukuls).

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Psychosocial Support Project Management

  • Manage the assigned MHPSS projects in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame, reporting promptly operational concerns to Project Coordinator (PC) and Health Advisor (HA).
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an appropriate and effective MHPSS strategy including proactive planning for responsible exit in consultation with PC and HA.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for MHPSS activities in collaboration with the PC, HA, field managers.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy, with the field team and HA. Ensure holistic services for survivors of gender-based violence including clinical management and psychosocial support.
  • Oversee the formation of care groups (CGs)and CG activity implementation, ensuring sustainability including Child Friendly Spaces (CFS). Work closely with the MOH and Health staff in Supporting management and follow-up of SGBV patients.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the senior BCC/PSS Officers and Mental Health Supervisors within the assigned projects, including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.

Financial Management

  • Manage the MHPSS budgets for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.

Communication & Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned MHPSS team, Medair in-country and GSO advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in protection, MHPSS TWG, GBV and health meetings as appropriate, in liaison with HA. In trainings, & working groups, representing Medair & feeding back to the HA, MHPSS staff on issues.

Logistics

  • Ensure timely procurement of psychotropic medicine, equipment, and medical supplies for delivery of the project. Liaise with the logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.

Quality Management

  • Ensure MHPSS projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS.
  • Ensure Quality treatment and follow-up of mental health patients in line with the treatment guidelines.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • A Psychiatric Nurse/Social Worker. Degree in Global Mental Health.
  • Medical doctor or nurse with mental health qualification Counselling qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years’ post-qualification professional experience.
  • At least 1-year management experience.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working as MHPSS manager overseeing mental health/ psychosocial/ protection projects in humanitarian sector.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS as well as IASC guidelines and policies for MHPSS in emergencies. Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.
  • Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of psychosocial programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of (primary) mental health care principles and management.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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Food Assistance Manager

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Jun 032021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Joint Aid Management
Closing date: 18 Jun 2021

Joint Aid Management (JAM) is a multi-national non-Government Organization. For more than three decades, we have affected sustainable changes through various programmes.

Our mission is to provide food security, nutrition, water and sanitation to vulnerable communities in Africa in a dignified and sustainable way. We run a multitude of programmes in Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan and Uganda.

Helping Africa Help Itself has always been our defining motto and serving Africa is what defines us.

Purpose of Position:

The Food Assistance Manager (FAM) will sit within the Programmes team and closely liaise with the other technical managers (Food Security & Livelihoods, Health & Nutrition, WASH, MEAL etc.) and the support functions (Grants & Finance, HR and Operations). The FAM’s primary responsibility is to ensure that JAM South Sudan’s food assistance and related interventions are designed and delivered in a manner that meets professional standards and achieve impact for children and their families. S/he will be expected to provide high quality technical support to field teams, including development and application of tools/ resources, ensuring sound accountability, promoting organizational learning through documentation of best practices. The FAM will support and develop relationships across JAM’s various departments and with agencies, including technical working groups and represent JAM in sub-national and national fora as required. Liaison with donor representatives at sub-national and national levels is a key responsibility for the FAM.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Designing quality and innovative projects: Lead the development of project designs and proposals in timely manner, and in line with JAM programming framework and specific donor guidelines. This includes carrying out pre-proposal assessments/research and contributing to writing of the technical approach and budgeting;

  2. Programme execution: Provide overall oversight for the implementation of projects by ensuring that activities outlined in donor contracts are implemented in a timely manner, meeting set targets within the proposed budgets, and in accordance with contractual obligations. Support field managers in all aspects of finance, administrative, human resource and logistics management, ensuring knowledge of and adherence to applicable policies and procedures;

  3. Food commodities management: Ensure the food commodities accounting systems are run professionally, capacity built, losses mitigated and risks are managed. All warehousing stock, food movement and distribution must be properly accounted for at all times and in real time;

  4. Financial/budget management: Provide sound stewardship over financial resource of the programme. Oversee project expenditure and hold budget management responsibility for food assistance programme, including routine monitoring budget vs. expenditure.

  5. Internal and donor reporting: Maintain an effective system to ensure timely reporting internally and to donors, support other programme staff in understanding reporting requirements and ensure reports are in the correct format, and edit sections of reports as needed.

  6. Information and communications management: Contribute to the development of information and communication collateral such as: stories, photos, videos, newsletters, brochures, fact sheets, donor reports and annual reports.

  7. Human resources management: Determine personnel needs for food assistance operations, develop job descriptions and in coordination with HR, assist in recruitment and on-boarding of new staff. Provide day-to-day leadership and management of direct reports, creating and nurturing an environment that supports high performance, learning and teamwork. Support and encourage appropriate personal and professional development of staff (e.g. through on-job and on-line learning).

  8. Coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders: Act as JAM’s Food Assistance representative to coordinate all activities at field-level with relevant Local Government leaders, INGOs and CBOs, and community stakeholders. Maintain constant coordination with Area Managers and Food assistance coordinators to ensure project implementation is adequately supported logistically and managerially.

  9. Humanitarian accountability commitments: Lead the teams in integration core humanitarian principles and cross-cutting themes in design and implementation of projects – AAP, PSEA, SPHERE, Do no Harm, Inclusion, Protection, Environment etc. Provide needed capacity building and monitor, report adherence as per JAM internal policies and humanitarian principles

Qualifications and Requirements

  1. A university degree in a relevant field (Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Logistics Management, or one of JAM’s programming areas – Food Security & Livelihoods, Nutrition, WASH, Education);

  2. Proven experience and strong knowledge (breadth and depth) in humanitarian emergency response, food aid logistics and cash-based programming. Demonstrated project management experience, with strong understanding of food commodities supply chain management – food ration calculations, budgeting, contracting, warehousing, transportation, distribution, accounting, CTS and invoicing;

  3. Highly developed interpersonal and external communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching, partner focus, cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  4. Previous experience working on food and/or cash programmes in partnership with USAID/FFP, WFP and UN agencies is required. Ability to engage and maintain relationship with donors and other stakeholders and to relate well in a multi-functional internal team is required.

  5. Capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult, and sometimes insecure, working circumstances plus ability to work under pressure and flexible to work late hours to meet deadlines.

  6. Fluency in English, both verbal and written is essential. Working knowledge of Arabic is an advantage;

  7. Commitment to JAM’s ethos and values.

How to apply:

How to Apply

The closing date is 18th June 2021

Applications should include a Cover Letter and CV .

All interested applicants should send their CV’s and applicable documents to recruitment.sa@jamint.com

**Disclaimer: Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.

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Mechanical Workshop Manager

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Mar 092021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Africa Help – International
Closing date: 24 Mar 2021

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Background

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) – is non-governmental organization that supports livelihood­ challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia, AAH-I has over 30 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities.

In the South Sudan Country Programme, AAH-I works in Greater Equatoria, Greater Jonglei, Greater Upper Nile and Greater Unity State, with field offices in Juba, Yei, Maridi, Yambio, Mundri, Bor, Wau, Jamjang, Maban and Malakai.

Since January 2013 AAH-I South Sudan is managing the UNHCR Funded Humanitarian Logistics Project (Warehouse, Workshop, Fleet and Fuel managemen,t Infrastructure and Receptions Centre management) and as well implements Health and Nutrition Programmes and Food security and livelihood Projects.
AAH-I South Sudan Programme is currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate fill the vacant position indicated below:

Position:

Number of Posts: Reports to:

Staff reporting to this post: Liai**ses with**:**

Mechanical Workshop Manager 01

Area Coordinator

Workshop Mechanics & Other workshop staff

Workshop Manager in Juba on Technical Issues and Logistics

manager for operational issues
Duty Station: Jamjang – (Ruweng Administrative Area)

(A) Job Summary:

The Mechanical Workshop Manager will be responsible for Mechanical workshop management to achieve cost effective, accountable and timely repair and maintenance of assets, workshop staff management, management of workshop tools and spare parts and recruitment and training of Apprentice in mechanical skills

A. The Workshop Manager will be responsible to:

• Supervise, coach, support and lead all mechanical workshops in Jamjang Operation.

• Supervise the activities of all the chief mechanics / workshop foreman in all location of Jamjang workshop operation.

• Organize an efficient and transparent spare parts supply chain and management.

• Set-up and organize the workshop with staff clearly defined roles, responsibilities and objectives according to workshop activity level.

• Ensure that the standard workshop and spare part rnanagement procedures and ensure it is properly implemented in all levels.

• Take appropriate actions to improve workshop performance in accordance with expected results and available means/ Mobilize external support and expertise if required.

• Provide client and management a technical advice and solutions to improve the performance of the workshop and contribute to the achievement of goals.

◆ Design activity organizational chart I Introduce job description and objectives for workshop staff

(clear responsibilities).

• Ensure that all assets, vehicles and infrastructures are in good condition and secured

• Keep up-dated Mechanical workshop inventory list for all equipment and spare parts. Conduct monthly inventory and Quarterly inventory jointly with appointee of the Area coordinator

◆ Contribute actively to the establishment of the operational budget.

◆ Engage, per delegation of the management, funds allocated to the workshop / follow-up all local purchases related to workshop management

• Establish project reporting and information system to collect workshop relevant and

transparent information on time/ Make sure that workshop & material management system is in place and utilized correctly

• Produce and submit to the management Workshop Monthly Monitoring Report including

relevant analysis.

• Establish permanent and good working relations, coordination with clients, logistic officer, UNHCR supply unit and other managers.

• Represent the Mechanical workshop sector in all forums with clients, local administration, and

other agencies.

• Ensure a transparent cost utilization and budget management for funds allocated to the

workshop.

◆ Produce monthly monitoring reports and contribute actively to the production of contractual narrative and financial reports

• Produce week and Monthly activity reports for the Mechanical workshop

  • Being a representative of the project for all workshop management aspects toward client, other partners, local administration and missions

◆ Plan, Implement and monitor workshop repair and maintenance activities.

• Organize an efficient and transparent spare parts supply chain and management.

• Planned service intervals for each vehicle are adhered to and share the plan with UNHCR/AAH-1 supply section and the implementing partners for the proper execution and

follow up.

  • Ensure that maintenance is carried out timely, with due regard for the safety of all concerned

and the operations expected by the client.

  • Ensure that all operating costs connected to he vehicles are correctly and timely budgeted,

accounted for and reported appropri . y td ac 6o tlance with project guidelines.

• Ensure , during repair service, that a log book, updated every journey, is kept in each vehicle and regularly scrutinized for accuracy and legibility. This includes verifying if all service periods are reflected on the log book.

• Ensure that all workshop staff are provided with appropriate protective clothing, and wear it when performing potentially their tasks.

• Produce monthly repair cost for all assets that are maintained and repaired in the AAHI managed workshop in the country and forward this report to the Operations Manager.

• Produce monthly spare part movement report for the workshop and share this report with the Workshop manager Juba and Area Coordinator Jamjang

• Recruit and train apprentice from Host and Refugee communities in the workshop

• Any other task as directed by management.

B. With regard to interpersonal skill and team building, the Workshop Manager shall be responsible to:

• Take all necessary measures to motivate staffs and build strong team spirit at all levels.

• Develop and maintain good relationships with all partners and potential donors in the area of operation

• Participation in preparation of budget for workshop especially on the spare part requirement.

Reporting

• Produce and submit to the management periodic activity reports and work plans, a standard Repair/maintenance monitoring report including the relevant analysis

• Produce analysis, documents and reports upon the request of management or partner/s

• Immediately inform management of any facts that can have serious impact on the mechanical workshop activities

Coordination

• Establish permanent working relations/coordination with other actors within the Camps and the administrative area on workshop management and services

• In liaison with the Area Coordinator, create good working relation with UNHCR focal points, Partners and CRA

(C) QUALIFICATIONS

1) Essential Requirements (Education and Experience)

• Minimum of Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive/Plant)

• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in mechanical works at managerial or supervisory level.

• Strong workshop experience in doing repairs and maintenance of vehicles and Heavy plant equipment’s in the automotive field.

• Registered Graduate Engineer or Eligibility of Registration in any Engineering body.

• Demonstrated Multi skilling in Mechanics, Auto Electrics/electronics, welding and fabrication works a great Advantage. Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods

• Computer literate with good knowledge of MS office.

• Ability to communicate skills in English, written and verbal.

• Willingness to travel and do repairs in field locations or remote locations.

2) Desirable

• Advance post studies in will be an Added advantage

• Advance Technician/Craft Certificate and or equivalent qualifications.

• Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

3) Additional Skills & Competencies

• Commitment to and understanding of AAH-1 values & South Sudan context.

• Understanding of humanitarian Logistics and ability ·to work independently and as part of a team.

• Ability to think quickly, determine priorities, and meet deadlines under pressure.

• Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural, dynamic environment.

• Ability to coach, mentor, supervise, appraise and develop others

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

How to apply:

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CD} Application Instructions

AAH-1 is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should submit the following;

■ A complete application (including CV+ Cover letter, 3 referees, and copies of *Passport,**

Academic certificates & recommendation letters)**

■ Applications submitted via email should be addressed to recruitss@actionafricahelp.org and clearly indicate the Job Vacancy in the Subject line.

DEADLINE:

All applications must be submitted latest on 24th March, 2021 by 5.00PM.

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Nutrition Project Manager

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Mar 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 5 May 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned nutrition project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on nutrition system strengthening, training and coordination. Providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, other important aspects of the role include managing and training nutrition staff to meet quality standards in nutrition delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and managing and training nutrition staff, and anticipating, planning, and contributing to the development of new nutrition project proposals and reports.

Project Overview

In Leer, Medair operates up to 7 nutrition sites (5 static and 2 mobile) where GAM breaches the emergency threshold, ensuring provision of all required elements of CMAM. The goal is to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable communities in Leer.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position is based in Leer, South Sudan with travel to nutrition project sites within Leer County.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

June 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Nutrition Project Management

  • Manage the assigned nutrition project(s) in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame and report promptly any operational concerns to line manager and country nutrition advisor (e.g. projected failure to meet objectives; increased beneficiary needs; projected spending on project budget).
  • Provide strong leadership of the assigned nutrition project(s), working to ensure short, mid and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local nutrition authorities (where applicable) and local nutrition staff.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an appropriate and effective nutrition strategy including proactive, responsible exit planning in consultation with other nutrition staff and field managers.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for nutrition activities in collaboration with the country nutrition advisor, nutrition staff, field managers and, where appropriate, with the local communities.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise nutrition activities, evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data, and involving the nutrition team in analysis and taking appropriate action.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor and other time frames and formats.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy.
  • Ensure adherence to COVID-19 nutrition cluster and MOH guidelines in nutrition project implementation.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the Nutrition Manager(s) of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. It may also be necessary to line manage other nutrition project staff.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.
  • Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff to develop ownership & full responsibility for nutrition activities.
  • Assess the training needs of nutrition staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.

Financial Management

  • Manage the nutrition budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.

Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned nutrition team, Medair in-country and GSO health and nutrition managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in nutrition coordination meetings, Medair internal trainings and other working groups or meetings as required, representing Medair and feeding back to the nutrition staff and field managers on relevant issues.

Logistics

  • Support the logistics activities of nutrition staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned nutrition facilities and activities.
  • Liaise, as necessary, with the nutrition, health, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.
  • Submit timely requests to nutrition partners (UNICEF, WFP) to release core pipeline nutrition supplies and monitor supply provision. Ensure nutrition buffer stocks procured and available to prevent programme stock outages.
  • Ensure that all the programming supplies are procured in time for the smooth running of the nutrition activities.

Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair intranet, Medair people and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.
  • Ensure nutrition projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Higher level qualification in nutrition or in relevant field as nursing/midwifery/doctor/community-based training.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Management experience in a nutrition / health context.
  • 2 years’ experience working in a nutrition / health programme in a developing country, preferably in an emergency context with experience using the CMAM model (desirable).
  • Experience implementing BCC projects specifically participatory mothers’ groups including MIYCN in emergencies (desirable).
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Knowledge and experience of nutrition / primary health care principles and management.
  • Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Willingness to support others and to share workload.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Air Drop Coordinator

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Mar 022021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CTG
Closing date: 4 Mar 2021

Overview of CTG:

  • CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of the position:

  • The Drop Zone Coordinator (DZC) is in charge of identification & preparation of the drop zone & security zone site as per provided guidelines & standards outlined in the “air operation SOP’s hand book” & the “air drop field manual”.
  • The DZC will act as the safety officer at the drop zone & security zone & is directly responsible for all ground safety during the airdrop.

Role objective:

  • In coordination with the Field Coordinator or Team Leader, prepare drop zone & materials prior to receipt of drops & confirming readiness to receive drops.
  • Provide leadership in specific technical areas of competence, i.e. air lift & drop zone coordination.
  • In coordination with the Logistics Officer, provide ground clearance for final dropping to take place.
  • Provide daily situation report including, weather, security & progress of commodity receipt report at the drop site against expected consignment.
  • Manage logistics operations at the drop site, including coordinating with local authorities (RRC / RRA) to secure the drop zone during the drops or cargo receipt in a safe manner.
  • Provide proper documentation for cargo hand over (food & non food commodities) at the drop zone to the designated respective CP or program appointed staff for distribution.
  • Ensure all food dropped is reconstituted / re-bagged & accounted for including loses realised upon ground impact.
  • Organise regular meetings with the authorities & communicate, the purpose of the drops & expectations from them to ensure crowd control & thus have safe air drops.
  • Maintain communication with the Logistics Officer at CO on the situation on ground provide periodic updates on the progress of activities & devise measures for improvement at field level where necessary.
  • Consolidate & provide daily air delivery / drop report through designated radio rooms or direct to Logistics Officer for air operations.
  • DZC shall participate in assessment of new drop sites & demarcation of drop zones in the emergency areas.
  • Ensure that all communication gadgets provided are functional & faulty ones replaced timely to avoid cancellation of flights due to faulty communication gadgets.
  • Ensure, timely accurate & complete drop zone coordinates are provided to the designated focal personnel prior to receipt of drops.
  • Supervise staff and local manpower to clear the drop zone timely & ensure maximum drops per day thus optimum use of air assets.
  • Ensure that all staff are adequately trained & coordinated to achieve high working standards.

Project reporting:

  • The Air Drop Coordinator will report to the Logistics Officer for air operations & is under the functional supervision of the Head of Logistics of South Sudan in Juba.

Team management:

This role has no team management responsibility.

Geographical experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Africa (essential).

Key competencies:

  • Commitment, dedication & work ethics highly required in this job.
  • Good organization & planning skills possess the ability to interpret & analyse a wide variety of data, identify & resolve data discrepancies & operational problems.
  • A high sense of initiative & good judgment, ability to conduct field assessments & to handle a large volume of work quickly & accurately under time constraints.
  • Customer service oriented individual with the ability to work effectively with people of different national & cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts & have a clean accountable track record.
  • Secondary School Education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to aviation sector particularly cargo handling or any training related to aviation cargo transport activities, will be an added advantage.
  • At least 1 year of progressively responsible Aviation cargo transport or warehousing experience with minimum 1 year in the field of aviation logistics, transport, warehouse operations or another related field.
  • Good working knowledge & experience using MS Office applications.
  • Very good command of English language & knowledge of local Arabic.
  • Experience of working in Africa is an advantage.

Other relevant information:

  • The DZC will be based in the field with extensive travel to various emergency areas in South Sudan.

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website & apply for this role using the below link:
https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a113W000001Fzz2

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Food Distribution and Monitoring Specialists

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Aug 052020
 

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Countries: Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda
Organization: CTG
Closing date: 31 Aug 2020

Overview of position

To mobilize community for Registration, Verification and Distribution, set up Final Distribution Points (FDPs) according to our client’s standard distribution procedures and provide end user monitoring and accurate documentation on all food distributions.

Role objectives

The main responsibilities of the Consultant will include but not limited to the following:

Food Distribution

• Liaise with Warehouse staff on distribution planning and food dispatching from Warehouse to Final Distribution Points (FDPs).

• Ensure that all commodities entrusted to our client arriving at FDPs are properly accounted for.

• Scrutinize all waybills for commodities arriving at the FDP.

• Ensure that the foods are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill. Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately. Commodities must carefully be counted during offloading.

• Ensure FIFO is observed at all storerooms in all FDPs.

• Train FDP Management Committee in commodity stacking, counting, weighing, and FDP Complaints Committee on Complaints handling process.

• Train beneficiaries on Donor, Implementing Partner, Program, Duration, Selection Criteria, and Ration Sizes.

Project Monitoring

• Monitor the distribution of foods for every FDP and produce reports.

• Submission of distribution plans for each FDP and actual beneficiaries to the District Coordinator for approval.

• Review all the FDP Documents and compare with the Master Beneficiary List. Record all changes and report them regularly.

• Follow up on Beneficiary Complaints from Help Desk and give Beneficiaries feedback of their complaints.

• Prepare Distribution Center Visit Reports (DCVR) and Food Monitors Report after every Distribution.

Key competencies

• Fluent English speaker

• Advanced negotiation skills

• Creative and proactive personality with „can do” approach

• Leadership skills

• Experienced with working to deliver company’s KPIs

• Advanced computer skills

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate & apply for this role using this link:

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Air Drop Coordinator

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Jul 082020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CTG
Closing date: 31 Dec 2020

Role objectives

Prepares the drop zone site as per provided guidelines and standard.
· In coordination with the Field coordinator or team leader, prepare drop zone and materials prior to receipt of drops and confirming readiness to receive drops.
· Provide leadership in specific technical areas of competence, i.e. air lift and drop zone coordination.
· In coordination with the Logistics Officer, provide ground clearance for final dropping to take place.
· Provide daily situation report including, weather, security and progress of commodity receipt report at the drop site against expected consignment.
· Manage logistics operations at the drop site, including coordinating with local authorities (RRC/RRA) to secure the drop zone during the drops or cargo receipt in a safe manner.
· Provide proper documentation for cargo hand over (food and non food commodities) at the drop zone to the designated respective CP or programme appointed staff for distribution.
· Ensure all food dropped is reconstituted/re-bagged and accounted for including loses realised upon ground impact.
· Organise regular meetings with the authorities and communicate, the purpose of the drops and expectations from them in order to ensure crowd control and thus have safe air drops.
· Maintain communication with logistics officer at CO on the situation on ground provide periodic updates on the progress of activities and devise measures for improvement at field level where necessary.
· Consolidate and provide daily Air delivery/drop report through designated radio rooms or direct to Logistics Officer Air Operations.
· Drop Zone Coordinator shall participate in assessment of new drop sites and demarcation of drop zones in the emergency areas.
· Ensure that all communication gadgets provided are functional and faulty ones replaced timely to avoid cancellation of flights due to faulty communication gadgets.
· Ensure, timely accurate and complete drop zone coordinates are provided to the designated focal personnel prior to receipt of drops.
· Supervise staff and local man power to clear the drop zone timely and ensure maximum drops per day thus optimum use of air assets.
· Ensure that all staff are adequately trained and coordinated in order to achieve high working standards;

Project Reporting:

The Air Drop Coordinator will report to the Logistics Officer Air Operations and is under the functional supervision of the Head of Logistics of South Sudan in Juba.

Key Competencies:

Competencies required:
Commitment, dedication and work ethics highly required in this job. Good organization and planning skills, possess the ability to interpret and analyze a wide variety of data and identify and resolve data discrepancies and operational problems, a high sense of initiative and good judgment, ability to conduct field assessments and to handle a large volume of work quickly and accurately under time constraints, customer – service oriented individual with the ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Ability to resolve conflicts and have a clean accountable track record.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Secondary School education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to Aviation sector particularly cargo handling or any training related to Aviation cargo transport activities, will be an added advantage.
Experience: At least one year of progressively responsible Aviation cargo transport or warehousing experience with minimum one year in the field of aviation logistics, transport, warehouse operations or other related field.
Desirable Knowledge and Skills: Good working knowledge and experience using MS Office applications. Very good command of English language and knowledge of local Arabic.
The Air Drop Coordinator will be based in the field with extensive travel to various Emergency areas in South Sudan

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate & apply for this role using this link:

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Finance and Grants Specialist

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Jun 162020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CBM
Closing date: 30 Jun 2020

Objectives

The role holder promotes, maintains strong internal controls processes and procedures used on financial and administrative resources are in compliance with International Standards and CBM financial policies and procedures, and with specific donor requirements and contracts, and with local external statutory requirements. The job holder is also expected to deliver timely reports to the organization and donors, working in liaison with the programme team to support partners as may be required. Additionally, the job holder requires good leadership skills, including leading other staff as well as partners on finances and operations.

Main Activities

A. Programme Financial management

  • Participate to develop the budget component for all proposals, ensuring all costs are accounted for and maximum costs are recovered
  • Oversees compliance of partner processes to ensure they comply with CBM and donor requirements, and provide training/coaching as needed
  • Support partners to deliver timely and quality financial reports in line with donor requirements, International Accounting Standards and CBM’s requirements and provide feedback to partners.
  • Conduct the financial and legal compliance of partner assessments in liaison with the Programme team, assessing gaps and make plans for future support as required
  • Perform periodic spot-checks of partners and CBM finance and operations staff on financial management and Internal control systems and overall compliance to established policies and procedures.
  • Give immediate notification of (critical) finance issues to the Country Liaison Officer and the Regional Finance and Administration Manager, and engage actively with the Country Liaison Officer in the resolution of these issues

· Guide partners to set up and maintain a financial management, monitoring and control systems and processes that ensures financial resources as used by partners are in compliance with International Accounting Standards, donor requirements, CBM financial policies, standards and procedures.

· Prepare financial documents and critically analyse all partners’ and country office financial reports for compliance against donor requirements and approved budgets.

· Document the key highlights noted in financial monitoring reports and reporting on the progress of the implementation of recommendations by CBM, project auditors and other stakeholders through regular follow ups.

· Support in the development of Terms of Reference for project audits and ensure that CBMs accountability requirements are incorporated.

· Uploading of approved all financial related documents on in Navision and SharePoint.

B. Coordination Office financial management and controls

· Participate in the development and or review of policies and organizational structure as and when appropriate **

· Participate in organizational planning including setting of activity and financial targets**

· Ensure that sound accounting principles and internal control procedures and donor regulations are adhered to for all cash and bank disbursements, receipts, transfers and include appropriate backup of supporting documentation.

· Ensure that CBM’s financial policies are interpreted and applied correctly by staff and other stakeholders

· Coordinate all aspects of budgeting and budgetary control within Country Coordination Office, in line with CBM’s budget guidelines.

· Maintain internal accounting system and records, and verify for reliability, completeness, accuracy and integrity of financial management information systems, documentation and reports.

· Prepare periodic management accounts and other financial reports for use by CBM and external stakeholders as per agreed timetable, in line with established reporting requirements

· Ensure compliance with in-country statutory accounting and reporting requirements including taxes, National Social Security Insurance and other legal requirements

· Validate the office payroll, and ensure tax calculations, social security and other statutory contribution are made in line with relevant internal and national regulations.

· Ensure that any purchase, lease or sale of assets is done in accordance with procurement guidelines and receives the required approvals.

· Support partners and Country Coordination Office finance and operations staff to maintain asset register and inventory, in line with CBM or donor requirements, as applicable.

· Organize and manage the annual audit of Country Coordination Office and partners plus implementing follow-up plans based on audit recommendations.

· Manage the preparation, circulation, filing and archiving of all accounting, financial and contractual documents in conformity with CBM procedures.

  • Manage banking relationships (e.g. opening and closing of bank accounts), transaction instruction procedures and other banking procedures.

· Ensure safety of CBM funds and other assets like buildings, vehicles, computers, furniture etc.

C. Participate in Fund Raising initiatives

· Support fundraising activities (including support to proposal writing and preparation of project budgets) as required by the donor and in line with CBM standards.

Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience

· Master’s degree in Business, accounts or financial management

· Full Professional qualification, e.g. ACCA, CPA or any other relevant professional qualification

· Minimum of 7-10 year’s work experience in similar role, particularly with international NGOs or international development organizations is a requirement;

· Minimum of 3 years in managerial and advisory experience

· Experience in capacity building and supporting government agencies on financial management;

· Able to interpret and clearly explain complex financial data to non-finance staff, partners and other stakeholders

· Understanding and practicing institutional donor accounting requirements of major international development organization such IADC, DFID, BMZ, ENDFUND, USAID, UK AID, DEFAT and EU.

· Solid understanding of project cycle management.

· Ability to develop finance management capacity in others, and promote the importance of solid financial controls internally and to partners

· Proven experience of working effectively with non-finance staff and contributing to wider organizational aims outside of the traditional finance remit

· Capable of managing multiple responsibilities and able to deliver to strict deadlines

· Effective and easy communication style, able to relate to a wide range of people and cultures

· Strong influencing skills and able to contribute effectively to strategy as part of the Senior Management Team at the Country Coordination Office and contribute to the Regional Finance and Operations team meetings

· Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines;

· Experience of working in an NGO environment

· Knowledge of safeguarding

· Experience of working in an insecure environment and knowledge of Implementation of Health & Safety procedures.

Person Specification:

This is a varied and demanding role requiring excellent communication and management skills, a high degree of attention to detail as well as the ability to appreciate and take into account a wider view of CBM’s operations. It offers a detailed insight into a disability Inclusive Development Organization and offers the opportunity to contribute to improving the quality lives of people with disability both at an operational and strategic level.

How to apply:

Application Procedures:

Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a meaningful letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for the organisation, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to recruit.nairobi@cbm.org.

**CBM encourages persons with disabilities who meet the qualifications to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at http://www.cbm.org

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