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Livelihoods Manager

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Closing date: 15 Aug 2021

We are looking for a highly qualified, self-motivated Livelihoods Manager who is able to coordinate conflict management activities, work with diverse teams of both national and international staff, and equipped with technical skills to develop and strengthen emergency response capacity in a highly complex crisis.

DRC is operational in South Sudan since 2005, working with the overall aim of achieving durable solutions for displaced populations. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) started Humanitarian Mine Action in 2006.

Danish Refugee Council main program objectives (2018-2020) in South Sudan are:

  1. To save lives and alleviate suffering among displaced people and their hosts
  2. To reduce displacement related risks and support and facilitate solutions
  3. To promote peaceful, inclusive and resilient societies and address root causes to displacement

DRC primarily operates across Upper Nile and Unity states, both of which are heavily affected by conflict and experience high numbers of internally displaced populations as well as refugees in need of humanitarian assistance. DRC has operational bases in Maban, Malakal, Kodok and Aburoc in Upper Nile and in Bentiu, Mayom, and Ajuong Thok in Unity state, supported by a country-office in Juba.

Overall purpose of the role:

Under the direct supervision of the Area Manager, and with technical support from the Livelihoods Coordinator, the Livelihoods Manager will be responsible for the implementation of DRC’s FSL activities and contributes to strategic planning for the program in Unity State. The Livelihoods Manager is the direct supervisor of national program staffs and provides daily direction and guidance to project cycle management, proposal development and implementation of activities. The job involved working with vulnerable households to providing the means to improve and secure local food production and improve resilience building. Responsibilities include developing new projects (in coordination with the Grants Management Coordinator, Livelihoods Coordinator, and Area Manager), overseeing project quality implementation and budget management, leading on reporting, and working closely with government counterparts. The Livelihoods Manager is also responsible for ensuring the implementation of good quality food security and livelihoods program activities and also involves identifying gaps and advising on the necessary steps to address the identified gaps. The Livelihoods Manager is also responsible for providing technical oversight and training to field-based program staff in the area of Food Security and Livelihoods, with an emphasis on national staff capacity building. The Livelihoods Manager will collaborate with the FSL Cluster in Unity State and whenever appropriate collaborate with other FSL and humanitarian actors in his/her area of operation.

Responsibilities

To achieve the objectives of the position, the Livelihoods Manager will perform the following tasks and undertake the following responsibilities:

Coordination/Representation

  • Actively participate and represent DRC in state coordination meetings such as FSL clusters, and other meetings conducted by local and state authorities, UN agencies and stakeholders when relevant to FSL issues
  • Identify gaps in service provision to IDPs, proactively referring those gaps to relevant forums or advocating with government authorities or humanitarian partners for additional support

Programme Management

  • Under the direct supervision of the Area Manager and in coordination with the Livelihood Coordinator plan, manage and implement all FSL activities as defined by project documents/proposals. Uphold rigorous project cycle management standards at the field site level in compliance with DRC and donor regulations
  • Supervise and guide Livelihood Technical Officers/ Team Leaders and other staff throughout the planning and implementation of all FSL activities in Unity Sate of South Sudan.
  • Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, Humanitarian partners and funding Donors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation
  • Contribute and support effective monitoring, evaluation and learning processes and initiatives, and ensure effective data and information management.
  • Ensure daily monitoring and progress of project/work implementation. Ensure protections issues are incorporated and mainstreamed in FSL activities.
  • Ensure project lesson learns are properly captured and contribute learning in FSL project developments.

Finance and Administration:

  • Ensure full compliance with DRC and donor financial guidelines and policies while managing the project(s).**
  • Monitor budgets to ensure the timely utilization of all resources, spending is in line with project timelines and implementation schedules and adjust budget forecasts when needed.

Human Resources:

  • Ensure that adequate staffing is in place for the activities, including an appropriate gender balance within the teams. Performance management of FSL team including setting team and individual objectives, providing capacity building, feedback, coaching to the team to achieve targets
  • Make sure that team is aware of humanitarian principles, standards and DRC code of conduct, Safe guarding policy and follow them accordingly

Proposal Development/Reporting

  • Provide regular updates on progress to supervisors and other team members, including other departments and sectors as appropriate
  • Responsible to provide input and/or prepare project progress reports, donor reports, Cluster reports (5Ws or CWG CVA information) as per given deadlines and as necessary
  • Develop concept notes and/or proposals and budgets in close cooperation with the Area Manager, Head of Programme, Livelihood Coordinator and Grants Coordinator when required
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the country FSL operation through participation in strategy planning meetings and developing strategic documents

Logistics, Procurement, Safety and Security

  • Develop supply/procurement plans for protection program activities and coordinate with the Bentiu-based Supply Chain personnel for their delivery to the field as per project planning.
  • Ensure staff compliance with security management rules and procedures (for i.e. ensuring relevant documentation and procedures are understood and adhered to by staff).

About You

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in agriculture, agribusiness, social sciences, international development or equivalent degree qualifications
  • Postgraduate degree preferred;
  • At least 4 years’ experience in food security programming, agricultural, Resilience and livelihood support in post conflict and volatile security environments;
  • Minimum 3 years’ solid experience in project cycle management, including project design, proposal writing, project implementation, budget management and donor reporting;
  • Proven experience of preparing project proposals and log frames for FSL projects for donors;
  • Experience with different donors, i.e., WFP-FFA. BHA-FFP, DANIDA, BPRM, UNHCR, and ECHO, preferred;
  • Experience in Permaculture and Resilience design preferred
  • Proven experience in conducting emergency market, labour and food security & livelihoods assessments;
  • An understanding of Natural Resources Management, tree seedling establishment, Energy and other environmental protection related programmes;
  • Design and coordination of graduating Artisans resettlement programmes including apprenticeships, On Job Training, business skills development/training, financial management, records keeping, group formation and dynamics, business plan development, start-up kits (in kind and cash grants) and market linkages.
  • Knowledge and experience in establishment of Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLAs) and cooperatives at grassroots level;
  • Proven experience in cash-based programming; specially rolling out CVA agenda
  • Experience in coordinating FSL activities in emergency, camp settings and out of camps settings;
  • Experience in coordinating activities across locations;
  • Experience in emergency seeds, fishing and tools distribution; cropping calendar application and tracking, kitchen gardening, Farmer Field School Approach, demonstration/trial garden establishment, Seed multiplication and post-harvest management;
  • Demonstrated experience in meeting high, evidence-based monitoring and evaluation standards; designing and using tools for monitoring programme activities and achievements against the LFA; A good understanding of data entry, clean up, analysis and reporting; application of Lessons learnt/best practices, preparation and posting of success stories.
  • Proven experience in staff and other stakeholder’s capacity building, coaching and mentorship, including preparation of materials/manuals, facilitation and roll out of a training plan/calendar;
  • Ability for rapid analysis of very complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease in managing a multi-ethnic team;
  • Good team leadership and conflict resolution skills, consensus team building, and adaptability;
  • Patience and understanding to work with and develop capacity of national staff;
  • Experience delivering programmes to tight deadlines;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance and supervision;
  • Experience working in security-sensitive environments and enforcement of team security protocols is an asset.
  • Application of computer and IT skills
  • Strong communication and writing skills;

Desirable qualifications

  • Fluency in written and spoken English language;
  • Ability and willingness to work in remote and isolated location with ever changing security scenarios
  • Experience working as a field-level project manager is highly desirable;
  • Working experience in South Sudan;
  • Experience working in challenging and insecure security environments.

Moreover, in this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Key stakeholders:

  • TCs, HoP, Area Manager, PMs, Team Leaders, Officers
  • WFP Team, FAO, FFP Consortium team, FSL Cluster Members
  • Relevant government authorities and Community Leaders

We offer

Duration: 1 year contract, renewable contract subject to Performance and Funding.

Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies graded as Band M.F level 2.

Start Date: asap

Duty Station: Bentiu (Unity State) – South Sudan

Reporting: This position reports to Area Manager

*Commitments:* DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

How to apply:

Applications
All applicants must send a cover letter (max 1 page) and an updated CV (max 3 pages) in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position.

Please click on this link to apply: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=162105&DepartmentId=19091&SkipAdvertisement=true .

Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 15th August, 2021 and note that due to the urgent need to fill this position, recruitment can be finalized before closing date of applications.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport

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Program Manager South Sudan

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Jul 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: HealthNet TPO
Closing date: 19 Aug 2021

JOB TITLE: Program Manager

LOCATION: Terekeka County, South Sudan

START DATE: 1st september 2021**

DURATION: 7 Months with possibility of extension based on availability of funds and performance

BACKGROUND

HealthNet TPO is a knowledge-driven, non-profit international organization established in 1992 that works in areas disrupted by war, disasters and poverty. Working together with local populations, we prioritize rehabilitation and sustainable healthcare development. Our mission is to strengthen communities, help them to regain control and maintain their health and wellbeing – including mental health – while at the same time strengthening national health care systems to ensure health needs are met. Our community interventions engage local people with local knowledge, and we are convinced that even the most vulnerable people have the inner strength to (re) build a better future for themselves. In doing so, we aspire to include and build the capacity of local organizations, communities and authorities. HealthNet TPO has country offices in Afghanistan, Burundi, South Sudan, and in the Netherlands where its main office is located.

HealthNet TPO’s program in South Sudan dates from 1996. The country office is located in Juba, with field offices in Terekeka, Raja, and Nyamlel. With funding from the Health Pooled Fund (HPF), HealthNet TPO is working in collaboration with County Health Departments (CHDs) in the counties of Terekeka, Raja and Aweil North and West to support the provision of essential healthcare service across health facilities and in communities. The main aim of the program is to support the strengthening of health systems and health services delivery for basic primary health care and secondary health care, with a particular focus on improving maternal and child care. In Terekeka County, we are acting as the lead in a consortium with Impact Health Organisation (IHO).

YOUR ROLE

The Program Manager is responsible for overall program cycle management of HPF programming in Terekeka County (Lot 2), including its scope, quality, schedules, risks, and representation at the state and county levels. With technical support from the Senior Public Health Advisor, the Program Manager will be based in Terekeka and will ensure the provision of quality health care services in health facilities and in the communities. This will be done in accordance with accepted guidelines of South Sudan and those provided by HPF within its program. The Program Manager will maintain a close working relationship with the County Health Department and the State Ministry of Health. The Program Manager will identify gaps in health services and take the necessary steps to address those gaps, provide technical oversight to field-based health staff and take accountability in the following areas:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management

· Oversee the implementation of HPF program in Terekeka (Lot 2) and other health programs, ensuring that stated goals and objectives are met, that projects are monitored and evaluated, and that accurate and high quality reports are prepared and submitted on time, while contributing to delivering key performance indicators as required by donors

· Be responsible for close monitoring of local context developments, including security issues

· Participate in assessments, projects design and proposal writing. Prepare work plans, budgets and manage the grants in coordination with Senior Public Health Advisor and Head of Finance and Administration

· Ensure that HPF and other health programs are implemented in accordance with the donor’s program framework and principles: capacity building, partnership and integrated programming, promoting, participation and protecting rights as well as safeguarding

· Prevent and if necessary report and investigate fraud, corruption and misconduct within the HNTPO staff and partners

· Contribute to program quality through mentoring, training, supportive supervisons, QSC and QOC assessments

· Promote a culture of learning and documentation to ensure that field experiences and lessons are documented and used to advocate on behalf of the communities where we work

· Contribute to medical supply chain management, procurement of buffer stock and other commodities that facilitate smooth implementation of program activities

· Ensure program visibility, compliance and deliver key performance indicators and regulations as agreed by the donor

· Be responsible for the overall security of the team and assets in a changeable and volatile security environment, including initiating and organizing evacuation if necessary.

Financial Management

· Work with the Head of Finance and Administration to develop project expenditures and procurement plans. Support the team to implement work plans, ensuring compliance with HealthNet TPO and donor rules

· Review financial reports with health staff on a monthly basis, recommend actions to correct identified problems to finance team

· Recommend grant and budget revisions and realignments based on program needs to the Senior Public Health Advisor and Head of Finance and Administration.

Staff Management

· Manage, supervise and contribute to capacity-building of staff and CHD officials

· Set performance objectives to directly supervised staff and routinely monitor their performance

· Determine personnel needs for field-level activities, and in coordination wih the Senior Public Health Advisor, develop job descriptions and participate in the recruitment and onboarding process of staff in duty station

· Recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of health staff through consultation with the Senior Public Health Advisor and Head of Finance and Administration

· Develop and advise on ongoing education programs for supervised staff.

Coordination and representation

· Ensure integrated programming approach with other sectoral work and staff

· Represent HealthNet TPO in different fora in the scope of the duty station

· Represent HealthNet TPO to other health agencies, including the Ministry of Health (MOH), WHO, and non-governmental organizations, as requested by the Senior Public Health Advisor.

Other

· Respond to the program needs of HealthNet TPO team as appropriate and undertake any delegated responsibilities

RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Senior Public Health Advisor**

Supervises: Program staff of the duty station

Coordinates with: Finance and Administration, Logistics and Procurement team**

BACKGROUND AND SKILLS

· Health professional (MD, RN or PA, with an MPH is preferred) with strong public health background

· At least three years’ experience in coordinating and managing health programs in developing countries. Preference is given for candidates with previous experience in South Sudan and under HPF programming

· Background in situation analysis, health assessments and health program cycle management, including the utilization of tools such as the Logical Framework and Theory of Change

· Strong ability to support and build the capacity of national team and government staff

· Experience supervising multi-national staff in a complex and sometimes challenging setting

· Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to live and work under pressure in a remote environment

· Experience in grant management and proposal writing is preferred

· Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power-point, Epi-Info/SPSS, DHIS 2, Outlook, etc.

· Fluency in English. Arabic language skills or other languages spoken in South Sudan are an advantage.

· Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure, flexibility, sense of humor.

ADDITIONAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS

· We offer a fair salary ranging between 3000 and 3200 Euros per month and a competitive package including accommodation, living and holiday allowances

· This is a full-time position, based on a 40-hour work week from Mondays to Fridays (8.00 am to 5.00pm (including 1 hour lunch break)**

· This is a non-dependent position

· Willingness and ability to live in a harsh environment with basic facilities

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send their applications including a cover letter and a detailed CV in English as a single document with contact details of 3 referees to: recruitment@hntpo.org by 19th August 2021. When applying include the following title in the email subject line: Program Manager South Sudan.

Please note that your application should not exceed 5 pages.

NOTE: Due to the urgency to fill this position, applications will be reviewed on rolling basis until the position is filled that this position may be filled before the deadline.

HealthNet TPO provides equal opportunities for employment. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Humanitarian Financing Unit (HFU) Manager, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)

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Jul 272021
 

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Countries: Nigeria, South Sudan
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 6 Aug 2021

Org. Setting and Reporting

These positions are located in the Offices for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Maiduguri, Nigeria, and Juba, South Sudan. OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA’s mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager will be responsible for the OCHA Humanitarian Financing Unit, providing support to the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) in overseeing and managing the respective Humanitarian Fund (HF).
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager reports to the Deputy Head of OCHA Nigeria or South Sudan Office respectively.

Responsibilities

Within the delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager and will be responsible for the following duties:
I. Fund Management and Coordination:
• Under the supervision of the Deputy HoO, advise the HC on the management of the respective Humanitarian Fund (HF) and CERF allocations;
• Manage the OCHA Humanitarian Financing Unit (HFU) where the HF is located;
• Manage and oversee fund allocation processes ensuring necessary coordination with relevant counterparts in line with the Terms of Reference and/or allocation guidelines (i.e. Review Committees, Advisory Boards, sector leads; humanitarian organizations; and OCHA);
• Manage the overall administration of the Fund and liaise as necessary with relevant OCHA HQ sections (i.e. OCHA Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), OCHA Country-based Pooled Fund Section (CBPFS) and OCHA Administrative Services Branch (ASB), OCHA External Relations and Partnerships Section (ERPS).
• Monitor the implementation of Fund allocation strategies as endorsed by the HC, in consultation with OCHA Deputy HoO and HoO, promoting coherence between humanitarian needs and response;
• Lead in policy development, including the review and analysis of humanitarian financing and programming issues at the country level, ensuring proper coordination with the CBPFS;
• Ensure implementation and compliance with policies and standard guidelines in accordance with HC decisions and HQ guidance;
• Ensure proper communication and support during the allocation and other relevant processes to all stakeholders;
• Support fund recipient organisations throughout project life-cycle, promoting compliance with applicable rules in the Fund’s Operational Manual and other relevant governance documents;
• Liaise with contributing donors in and outside the country as necessary;
• Ensure coordination and information exchange with donors to promote coordinated and complementary use of funds (including CERF when appropriate);
• Represent the Fund to stakeholders (NGOs, UN Agencies, donors) and other external actors as required;
II. Financial management:
• Under the supervision and in support of the Deputy Head of Office, advises on financial management related to the Fund;
• Oversee recipient organizations’ compliance with applicable financial rules;
• Ensure that verification activities of fund recipients’ financial oversight are taking place according to the provision stated in the Operational Manual of the Fund;
• Oversee the yearly audits of NGOs and analysis of their results, to ensure compliance with financial rules and regulations and disseminate lessons learned;
III. Compliance and Risk Management:
• Advise the HC and the HoO and DHoO on risk management and risk mitigation;
• Oversee the development, update and implementation of the fund’s risk management framework;
• Ensure that grant agreements and supporting documents are accurate, consistent and in compliance with OCHA’s guidelines and the Fund’s Operating Manual;
• Ensure implementation and compliance with policies and standard guidelines in accordance with HC decisions and HQ guidance;
• Support fund recipient organizations throughout project life-cycle promoting compliance with applicable rules stated;
• Support the audit of the Fund by the Board of Auditors ensuring due consultation with relevant HQ sections;
• Activate, when needed, OCHA’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Suspected Fraud and Misuse of Funds;
• Activate, when needed, OCHA’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on Response to Concerns of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse involving Implementing Partners of Country- based Pooled Funds.
IV. Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation:
• Oversee the monitoring of the funded projects to promote the knowledge and appropriate use of the Fund in line with its Terms of Reference; field visits should focus engagement with key actors (e.g. OCHA field staff, fund recipient organizations, local officials, community representatives).
• Ensure compliance with monitoring and reporting requirements in place for the Fund;
• Ensure narrative and financial reporting compliance from the start to the closure of each project in line with the risk management framework;
• Oversee and ensure timely project reporting cycle, including the annual report of the Fund;
• Systematically provide information on project status to the HC, the HoO, donors and relevant governing bodies of the Fund;
• Support the preparation of evaluations, reviews and studies as requested by the HC and governing bodies ensuring due consultation with relevant HQ sections (CBPFS, CERF, APMB);
• Ensure timely upload of all relevant information and data in the Grant Management System (GMS) by the HFU staff, realizing the full potential of the digital Information Management system developed by OCHA pooled funds.
V.Analysis, communications and public information:
•Oversee the development and update periodic analyses of humanitarian financing information, funding trends and requirements, gathering data from all relevant sources;
•Liaise with stakeholders aiming at the largest dissemination of information about the scope, the access and the allocation process of the Fund;
•In collaboration with relevant OCHA Office and OCHA HQ sections ensure appropriate dissemination of information about the Fund through different communication products (i.e. bulletins, feature stories, photographs/videos, websites, CBPF Annual Report etc.);
•Perform other duties as assigned by the OCHA Head of Office.
VI.Donors relations
•Strengthen relationship with current donors to ensure a consistent flow of information and timely reporting on OCHA’s activities and programme requirements;
•Develop key strategic partnerships with new donors to achieve a broader donor base for Country-Based Pooled Fund, the Humanitarian Response Plan and OCHA;
•Conduct and update periodic analyses of humanitarian financing information, funding trends and requirements, gathering data from all relevant sources;
•Support policy development, including the review and analysis of humanitarian issues at the country level, ensuring proper coordination with the Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Division;
•Ensure coordination and information exchange with other donors aiming to promote coordinated and complementary use of funds (including CERF when appropriate);

Competencies

PROFESSIONALISM: Sound knowledge of and exposure to a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues, to include approaches and techniques to address difficult problems; conceptual and strategic analytical capacity and in particular the ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian and protection dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response; ability to identify issues and to use sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems; ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights and protection situation in assigned country/area; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff; take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Proven drafting skills. Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining humanitarian assistance. Knowledge of the UN common system and NGOs, and commonly used computer applications including MS Word and Excel. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in humanitarian or development affairs, social sciences, public administration, international studies, economics or a related field, is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

• A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, project management, budget management, or related area is required.
• Experience in humanitarian emergencies in the field is required.
• Experience in areas of direct and remote project management, project monitoring and evaluation is required.
• Experience in grants management and in the design of logical frameworks, including remote monitoring of humanitarian assistance is desirable.
• Experience in risk management and compliance is desirable.
• Experience working with capacity strengthening initiatives is desirable.
• Experience with the UN common system or equivalent international organization is desirable.
• Experience in the Africa continent is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

The appointment/assignment is for the duration of 364 days, with the possibility of extension, subject to availability of funds and mandate extension. The selected candidate is expected to start as soon as possible.
• Please note that due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by national authorities, selected candidates may be required to start the assignment/appointment remotely, in agreement with the hiring manager, and until further notice.
• Please note that the appointment/assignment of the successful candidate will be subject to visa issuance.
• A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position. A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further “stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…” Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified.
• Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as “retirement.” Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
• Subject to the funding source of the position, this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
• The expression “Internal candidates”, shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15.
• Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
• For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1.
• The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English
• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.
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IMPORTANT: Candidates found suitable and not selected for the announced duty station, may be selected for deployment to other duty stations. The selection will be for similar functions with similar requirements at the same level.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

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Senior Programme Manager

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Jul 242021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Nonviolent Peaceforce
Closing date: 6 Aug 2021

Job Title: Senior Programme Manager.

Function: Management

Job Group: Programme

Duty Station: Juba with frequent travel to field locations

Administrative Line Manager: Head of Programme

Technical Line Manager: Head of Programme

Line Management Responsibility: Managing Programme Managers

JOB PURPOSE

The Senior Program Manager plays a leading role in ensuring overall program coordination, quality and impact. The SPM also ensures that programs are evidence and needs driven, monitored closely and funded appropriately. Reporting to Director of Programme, the SPM is a member of the South Sudan Senior Management Team, and supervises a team of program managers.

ABOUT US

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic international, non-governmental organization which works to reduce violence and protect civilians in situations of violent conflict and its aftermath, mostly through the deployment on the ground of multinational teams of civilians.

In South Sudan, NP has 15 field teams providing thematically focused protection programming in direct protection, child protection, women peace and security, and social cohesion. The expansion of NP program in South Sudan would require a qualified Senior Programme Manager (SPM) who would be in charge of Project Cycle Management of all projects run in South Sudan. This requires high level of PCM experience.

The Senior Programme Manager should be able to provide strategic overview and scrutiny utilizing leadership and management skills and understanding of projects and programmes maturity, and complementarity. The SPM should be able to understand the wider objectives of Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) programme and have credibility with the environment and be able to influence others.

The Senior Programme Manager at this level would be expected to oversee a multiple project with mid-level risk or complexity. The project would rely on a number of external partners for its successful delivery, managing tight timeline with some flexibility.

ABOUT YOU

The SPM provides leadership in the design and delivery of NP programme, including mobilization and stewardship of resources and program quality and accountability, while upholding the principles outlined in the Core Humanitarian Standards. The SPM is responsible for the quality of programme delivery, the development of in-country expertise in each UCP Project, as well supporting the capacity development of both national and international staff. S/he establishes clear communications and direction for all programme staff, participates actively in program development, management, coordination, and strategy meetings with other members of the senior management team. The SPM actively engages with partners and stakeholders affect NP’s projects at national level.

The successful candidate combines creativity, innovation and demonstrated knowledge of protection, conflict prevention leadership and peacebuilding. S/he is experienced and skilled at converting protection, violence reduction and conflict analysis theory into practical, locally appropriate solutions that effectively increases safety and security of civilians affected by violent conflict. S/he has excellent interpersonal skills and flair for connecting and building trust with people from a wide variety of backgrounds. S/he is solutions focused, strategic and is driven by a keen interest and personal commitment to civilian protection.

  • Programme strategy development (30%)

Lead on overall programme strategy development through consultations with technical leads and country leadership staff to support strategic growth. Remain informed of humanitarian response and funding trends in country, and provide regular updates on these trends.

  • Management of Programme Team (30%)

Manage NP’s programme staff and ensure that all staff have relevant work plan, job description and that performance reviews take place. Ensure that NP’s management principles are disseminated and adequately applied.Ensure that NP policies and procedures are implemented.

  • Programme development, contribution (15%)

Lead on programme development with colleagues in country program to identify funding opportunities and develop competitive, responsive proposals that are in line with country strategy and compliant with donors. Ensure that all internal and external reports are provided in a timely fashion in collaboration with relevant staff.

  • Finance and administration (15%)

Coordinate with NP’s support services and Program Development to ensure that budgets are designed in accordance with needs. Ensure that expenditure are planned and properly managed through regular budget reviews, BVAs, flag out any under or over spending and propose corrective measures.

  • Representation (10%)

Attend coordination meeting in coordination with Director of Programs; with Government partners, regional and local authorities; donors; national level working groups, Protection cluster local agencies etc. at all levels of project implementation as required.

Experience and technical competencies

  • At least 7 years of international experience in an INGO Senior Management Position, with at least 5 years of experience in complex emergencies
  • At least 4 years management experience in large scale programmes
  • Proven experience in strategic development and program design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in protection, human rights, peace building, social cohesion, women peace and security.
  • Experience with range of donors including USAID/BHA, SSHF, UNHCR, EU, SDC and ECHO
  • Experience in working with national and international NGOs and local/government authorities
  • Results-oriented management experience of a large, diverse and dynamic team, with strong leadership skills
  • Practical and proven skills in negotiation and conflict resolution with a wide range of stakeholders essential
  • Knowledge of refugee, IDPs, returnees, IHL, issues and related policies
  • Analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to work independently and with a team needed
  • University degree with advanced training/courses either in management, international relations, development studies, or other related field.
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written. Female and Arabic speaking candidates are strongly desired

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • Post secondary education in refugee law, human rights, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, negotiation, mediation, human security or related
  • 5-7 years work experience in human security, refugee or civilian protection.
  • 3-5 years management experience in complex security environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with state authorities, negotiation and mediation
  • Demonstrated ability to live, work and solve problems independently and effectively in remote, highly challenging locations
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze conflict, security and political contexts

Skills

Independent Judgment/Analytical:

  • Ability to set priorities, solve problems and analyse data
  • Ability to manage information with discretion
  • Demonstrable conflict analysis skills, identify entry points and design prevention and protection strategies

Interpersonal:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and motivate and provide leadership to team and to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Solutions focused, creative problem solver
  • Proven ability to build relationships with the full range of actors including government, chiefs, military, police and non state actors
  • Genuine commitment and interest in living and working at the community level
  • Flexibility and adaptability

English Language:

  • Ability to interact confidently in English with colleagues and external contacts, to write documents and reports, and to present effectively relevant information

Information Technology:

  • Good skills in Microsoft Office applications. Hardware IT skills a definite asset

Other Specialized Requirements

  • This position will have to travel occasionally to remote field sites, including locations with no electricity or running water with limited access to communications.
  • This field site is a complex security environment where conditions change rapidly – experience in insecure environments is essential to success in this position

SPECIAL NOTICE

Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.

Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website https://nonviolentpeaceforce.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=46&source=aWQ9MjE%3Da and submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The closing date for applications is Friday, 6th August 2021.
  • Candidates may be selected before the closing date, apply early.
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

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SOUTH SUDAN – REPORTING AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER (H/F) – JUBA

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Jul 232021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Solidarités International
Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Desired start date: 09/08/21

Duration of the mission: 3 months, renewable

Location: Juba

ABOUT THE MISSION

SI has been operating in South Sudan since 2006, and developed activities in emergency and post emergency context, particularly in rural and semi-urban areas. Its expertise in running emergency WaSH intervention is highly acknowledged by all WaSH actors and donors. Furthermore, SI is implementing longer-term WASH and FSL activities in multiple locations.

In 2021, the coordination base is in Juba, and there are 3 field basis.

SI’s current strategic axis are:

  1. Preparedness and response to acute multi-sectorial needs, with an integrated approach
  2. Improvement of the basic services and livelihood opportunities through multi-sectorial/integrated programs to increase resilience via mid-term projects

Estimated budget: USD 2,5 to 3 million.

Staff:

  • 9 international
  • 30 national

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ABOUT THE JOB

The Reporting & Communications Officer (RCO)’s primary role is to produce and synthesize high quality reports proposals, assessment reports and any documents distributed externally. To achieve these tasks, the RCO works in close coordination with the Programs Coordinator, HQ’s Desk Programs manager and the HQ’s Accountability Manager. The RCO will also support the mission in ensuring compliance with donor regulations towards strengthening accountability to donors.

The RCO will support the mission in improving internal communication at coordination level as well as internal communication with field bases.

In a very sensitive environment regarding external communication, under the responsibility of the CD, the RCO will be involved in designing a communication strategy for an external audience.

Main responsibility

1. REPORTING / PROPOSAL / CONTRACT AMENDMENT WRITING

  • Writing; Quality and design
  • Planning
  • External Representation and Information Sharing

2. INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMPLIANCE

3. INTERNAL & EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

Challenges

  • Many proposals to submit on a regular basis

YOUR PROFILE

Education & experience

  • Bachelor or masters in a related degree: humanitarian response, international cooperation…
  • Minimum a first experience working for an international INGO at an program assistant level.

Experience with SI is an asset.

Specific skills

  • Good knowledge of humanitarian donors’ policies and guidelines;
  • Good knowledge of the humanitarian project cycle management;
  • Good knowledge of principled-based approaches and advocacy skills;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, ability to multi-task
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work both independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Good stress management
  • Important flexibility
  • OK to work in political and security volatile environment
  • Pack MS Office, excel included
  • Proactive, takes initiatives
  • Willlingness to learn, to improve
  • Hardworking

Language

  • Bilingual in English.
  • Arabic is an asset.

SI WILL OFFER YOU

A salaried position
According to experience, starting from EUR 880 gross per month (base salary EUR 800 + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) + a monthly Per Diem of USD 700.

SI covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

The RCO will live in a shared guesthouse with other international colleagues.

Breaks

During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every 3 months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3, 6 and 9 months (with USD 850 allocated by SI). In addition to these, SI adds 1 additional rest day per month of work, i.e. 12 additional days off for a one-year contract.

Insurance package
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package, which covers all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system, including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

COVID19

Please note that the COVID 19 pandemic can impact the movements (flights and visa issuance).

Safety and security rules are regularly reviewed and adapted to the situation, to minimize the exposure to the COVID 19, in constant monitoring and adaptation to the context evolution. This include social distancing, teleworking and strict hygienic rules, such as regular handwashing etc.

Please note that SI strongly recommends its staff to get the vaccination against COVID 19, using WHO-approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure, in order to reduce the future logistical constraints once on the field (administration of the 2nd dose within a certain time frame).

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English via this link: https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?id=PULFK026203F3VBQB6G8N8NX4&nPostingTargetID=64196

If you have already been technically validated by SI on the position, please mention it.

NB: the vacancy may close before the deadline.

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Internal Audit Coordinator

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Jul 202021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

Internal Audit Coordinator National Contract:

To provide an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organisation’s operation by using a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. The main role is to conduct internal audits of SCI Country office programs spread across the Country as well as performing other duties in the absence of, or as delegated by the Internal Auditor. and documented.

In order to be successful you will bring/have. Participate in annual audit planning for SCI CO based on risk assessments and communicate the audit dates, as appropriate to Senior Management Team (SMT). Support the Internal Auditor to identify and mitigate risk using tools that facilitate both field level and Country Office level risk analysis and mitigation.

Perform risks-based audits (RBIA) of various organizational units (i.e. Finance, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource) within the aimed at evaluating the adequacy of the systems of internal control and recommending improvements in controls in areas where deficiencies are identified.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area of accounting, auditing or Business administration or equivalent. Internal Audit qualification (CIA) Other professional certification.
  • At least 3 years’ recent professional experience in Internal Audit and Risk management. Experience in working for humanitarian, charitable or not for profit organisation.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values cash transfers

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Location: South Sudan, Juba Office with regular field Travel.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://southsudan.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS4wMjgxMS4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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Head of Grants and Fundraising (HoGF)

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Jul 172021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 6 Aug 2021

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

SUMMARY

Job Title

Head of Grants and Fundraising (HoGF)

Job Type

Local/National Contract

Department

Fundraising and Grants

Supervisor

Country Director

Supervisees

Fundraising Officer, Grant Officer **

Duty Station

Juba, South Sudan with frequent (30%) field travels

Experience Level

At least a decade of experience in grants and fundraising

Key Relationships

Deputy Country Director, Head of Operations, Head of Finance, Heads of Area Offices, Program Managers and Technical Advisors, BI Staff (Regional & HQ)

About BRAC South Sudan

BRAC South Sudan is legally registered with the government of the Republic of South Sudan as a branch of Stitching BRAC International. Since its inception in 2006, BRAC South Sudan has implemented various programs in education, youth empowerment, agriculture, food security and livelihoods, health, emergency response and microfinance. In 2017, BRAC South Sudan down-scaled its operations as a result of the heightened conflict, and in 2019 began to re-open operations in South Sudan, with a programmatic focus on education, health, youth empowerment, agriculture and livelihoods, water and sanitation, and climate change. BRAC South Sudan is currently working in the four states of Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria and Northern Bahr el Ghazal and is preparing to expand into additional states.

Job Summary

The Head of Grants and Fundraising (HoGF) supports the strategic and operational stewardship over donor resources by applying a set of relevant systems, policies, procedures and tools to ensure that grants and contracts are donor compliant and best serve the organizational mission. The HoGF manages the country fundraising efforts to identify donor trends, lead in the development of a funding strategy for the organization, facilitate structured donor engagement and manage good relations with a growing portfolio of existing and new donors, with a view to building and maintaining a healthy pipeline of funding opportunities, track and identify donor opportunities and lead in the design and development of high quality proposals for large, competitive funding opportunities. In addition, on an interim basis the HoGF is responsible for communications-related activities in support of the program and senior management teams. This role will work closely with all Country Office departments on strategy development, donor engagement, proposal development and design, writing, financial and narrative reporting, monitoring and analysis, procurement and compliance processes. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Principal Roles of the HoGF Role

Grant management and donor compliance

● Participates in Global Grant Management community of practice calls and trainings on behalf of Country Office and applies relevant information and learning internally

● Work with Director of Grant Management to diagnose capacity building needs for Country Office in grant management and implement action plans to address

● Actively engage with BRAC International Director of Grant Management on complex donor compliance issues to influence BRAC global grant management policy and procedure

● Supports adherence to BRAC Grant Management and Sub-Grant Management policies

● Support review of proposal budgets to ensure correct budget template and identify questionable costs from donor compliance perspective

● Perform monitoring of grants, using online Proposal Grant System (PGS) and tools and monitor Country Office portfolio and performance in grant management

● Lead regular grant reviews and other monitoring across allocated portfolio

● Develop expert knowledge of Proposal Grant System & dashboard functionality, maintain up to date data and use PGS data for decision making

● Ensure any internal or external grant management audit findings are correctively actioned

● Ensure that the country program adheres to all its grant management obligations internally within BRAC and externally with donors

● Support adherence to complex donor compliance requirements across the Country and downstream partners through regular communication of compliance elements and training

● Lead in conducting due diligence, vetting partners, review of donor proposals and contracts with compliance lens

● Draft sub-grant agreements using endorsed template packages and ensuring that all donor compliance requirements are passed down

● Facilitate Kick Off meetings for the new projects and support close-out meetings for completed projects

● Facilitate monthly Grant Review Meetings with a diverse stakeholder group

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Fundraising, donor engagement and coordination

● Develop and operationalize a comprehensive fundraising strategy for accomplishment of the BRAC South Sudan strategic plan and implement progress monitoring plan

● Conduct donor mapping and refresh on an appropriate frequency

● Lead in identifying, and disseminating information on new funding opportunities from bilateral, multilateral, and other institutional donors

● Develop and maintain a healthy funding pipeline made up of a range of donors, including local, international, foundations and trusts

● Pro-actively seek local donor intelligence on prospective new opportunities or partnerships.

● Work as lead writer for key competitive bids, including capability statements, country context and programme experience

● Lead the in-country proposal design process through interdepartmental coordination for project design with Programme Operations (for field team inputs, logistics requirements, costings, etc.), Security, Logistics, Finance, and HR (for staffing requirements)

● Cultivate business relationships with external stakeholders and potential partners for large scale or strategic funding opportunities, either as a prime or sub-recipient in consortium arrangements.

● Coordinates and participates in the drafting process for financial and narrative reports among different teams, ensuring submission deadlines are met and reports of high quality

● Plan and initiate regular donor check-in/update visits with major institutional donors

● Working with Country management, set ambitious targets for donor engagement and to influence donor strategies

● Represent BRAC South Sudan in relevant donor forums, workshops and conferences where new business development opportunities can be formulated

Communications

● Develop a country communications strategy for BRAC South Sudan and for individual programs

● Implement and support communications activities for programs and the country office

● Prepare high quality and timely management, operational and program reports

● Support country team management in internal and external communications

● Work with communications teams from BRAC International and BRAC Affiliates to develop capacity statements, information for donors, development of the BRAC South Sudan website, etc.

Required Qualifications/Personal Specifications (Experience, Knowledge and skills)

Experience and Qualifications

● A minimum of ten years’ experience in fundraising and proposal development and grant management with INGOs

● Master’s Degree in business administration, or social sciences relevant to the role

● Specialized professional training in fundraising, grants management, donor engagement and donor compliance is preferred

● Strong management experience with INGOs in humanitarian context including field finance for both emergency and development programs

● Demonstrable success in developing consortia among partners and in winning proposals with a variety of donors

● Good understanding of main program sectors of BRAC South Sudan that includes education, WASH, health, food security and livelihoods, and humanitarian emergency

● Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting; experience of engaging with donors at a strategic level

● Substantial knowledge of program and proposal development, including financial and budgetary control, and project/process management

● Exceptional general management and capacity building aptitudes

Skills and Competencies

● Strong strategic and creative thinking capacity, combined with attention to detail

● Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with a “team first” mindset

● Excellent representation, presentation, coordination and communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds

● Demonstrated proficiency in writing, editing and reporting

● Personal commitment, drive for results and flexibility and proven ability to solve complex issues through analysis, definition of way forward and buy in

● Commitment and ability to build the capacity of others

● Proficiency in the use of Google suite applications, MS Office and other relevant technologies

● Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital/social media

● Commitment to BRAC South Sudan’s organizational vision, mission and values.

How to apply:

How to apply (Application Instructions)

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should follow this link https://forms.gle/osGLZc89TLzbX2te7 to submit their applications by hand delivery to BRAC South Sudan Country Office Plot 15 Block L14, Atlabara B, Street 22 by 13:00hrs August 6, 2021 (Juba time). It should be noted that beyond this time the system will automatically shut-down and no more submissions will be accepted. Should you have any difficulties, queries or need more information, please contact our HR on WhatsApp +211 913 384 809 in case of queries. In compliance with COVID 19 guidelines, BRAC will not accept hand delivered applications that would increase the risk of transmission of the deadly virus. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis and the position may be offered before the deadline. BRAC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. BRAC prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any International.

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Project Coordinator

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Jul 172021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 16 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the Project Coordinator also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership and security.

Project Overview

Medair’s project in Renk provides Primary Health Care, Emergency Nutrition services, access to safe water and sanitation and Behaviour Change services to returnees, IDPs and host communities, targeting over 100,000 people.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position in Renk, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

September 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Project Management

  • Oversee the overall implementation of the designated project(s) in consultation with the relevant Project Manager(s) and in accordance with the project proposals ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. Where necessary ensure preventative and corrective action is taken
  • Manage a comprehensive activity plan for the designated project(s), including resource needs analysis, covering the time frame of the project proposal.
  • Support relevant Project Manager(s) in day-to-day decision making as requested.
  • Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives are conducted and reports made to the relevant in-country or GSO managers or to donors.
  • Maintain an overview of the regional context with a view to the strategic development of new projects both in current sites and in surrounding regions. This may include baseline needs assessments.

Representation

  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) and represent Medair at relevant meetings in order to facilitate and ensure cooperation and partnerships.

Financial Management

  • Plan and construct the budgets for the designated projects, in collaboration with the relevant Project Manager(s) and Sector Advisers in accordance with donor guidelines.
  • Working with the relevant Project Manager(s), ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Deputy Country Director, Programmes.

Staff Management

  • Ensure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, development and training, disciplinary action, etc. If applicable, work with the relevant Project Manager(s) and the Project Support Manager.
  • Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching and through the promotion of capacity building of local staff.
  • Promote the health and security of the staff of the designated project(s) by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.

Security Management

  • Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports.
  • Ensure security plans and protocols for the area(s) of operation are updated and implemented in response to changes in the security situation.

Quality Management

  • Ensure designated project(s) are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc.

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

  • University degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development Studies / Business Administration.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment.
  • Experience and willingness in training/mentoring staff.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards.
  • Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good negotiation, report and proposal writing skills. Excellent communication skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Committed to team-building and able to develop and support other team members.
  • Advanced leadership and project management skills. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner.

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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Supply Chain Officer

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Leyes / Abogados  Comments Off on Supply Chain Officer
Jul 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 27 Jul 2021

Supply Chain Officer- Asset National Contract

The Supply Chain Officer will provide an overall day-to-day management responsibility support for the administrative, logistics and transport of the Country Office supply Chain Department (Asset and Inventory)*.* The Asset Officer is responsible for SCI property handling and administration as per the set Asset and Inventory management guidelines of managing Program equipment and fixed asset, minimum standard for equipment management as well as the finance Manual. He/she will also be responsible for Asset data base management, properly tracked and documented records.

H/she will also support the Country office in managing administrative functions including office management, security property management, stores and other related support functions. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly. Responsible for the overall management, tracking, maintenance, recording and reporting of SCI’s fixed assets and inventory items. Ensuring that the office fixed asset and property register list is maintained in line with the SCI’s asset management guideline.

Ensuring that all assets have been issued unique identification numbers and tracked on Asset Register with all required information fully completed including list of accessories, budget code, donor and value and regularly updated whenever transfers, disposal, changes in condition and procurement take place with details of that transfer, disposal captured,.etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma in Public or Business Administration, Purchasing, Supplies and Stores Management or related Discipline

  • 1-3 years of progressive responsibility in Supply Chain and administration 1 of which are spent in an international development organization

  • Good organizational and management skills including problem solving;

  • Good verbal and written skills in English;

  • Willingness and ability to work in a collaborative and inclusive manner;

  • Self-motivated and creative;

  • A high level of computer literacy (word, excel, ppt etc)

Desirable

* Representational skills;

* NGO experience an added advantage

* Knowledge of local language spoken in an asset.

Contract Duration: 5 Months

Location: South Sudan, Juba Office

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://southsudan.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply:

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The Carter Center: Deputy Country Representative, South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program #73778

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial  Comments Off on The Carter Center: Deputy Country Representative, South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program #73778
Jul 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Carter Center
Closing date: 13 Aug 2021

“The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.”

The Guinea Worm Eradication Program:

Since 1986, The Carter Center has led the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, working closely with ministries of health and local communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and many others.
Guinea worm disease could become the second human disease in history, after smallpox, to be eradicated. It would be the first parasitic disease to be eradicated and the first disease to be eradicated without the use of a vaccine or medicine.

SUMMARY:

The Deputy Country Representative (DCR) assists the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP). The location of this assignment is South Sudan. Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required. The DCR will oversee the Operations department of the program and supervise technical field staff under the direct supervision of the Country Representative (CR) to South Sudan, and will represent the CR/Carter Center before the Ministry of Public Health, including the National Coordinator, SSGWEP and partner organizations in South Sudan. The Director, Dracunculiasis Eradication, and the Vice President for Health Programs are the primary providers of direction and guidance concerning priorities and action steps to be implemented regarding the eradication of dracunculiasis. The Senior Director, Office of International Support is the primary supervisor for administrative, financial and operational guidance for the program. In the absence of the CR, the DCR assumes all roles and responsibilities of the CR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Public health or a field related to the program and five years of program related experience.
  • Proven ability to work successfully in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Track record of conducting program administration and field assessments.
  • Experience of project management, including field teams.
  • Experience in conducting and planning operational support.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
  • Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
  • May plan, administer or monitor the program’s budget, financial management, and/or grants.
  • Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
  • May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
  • Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
  • Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
  • May supervise staff.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Information Management, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Sanitaria, Ambiental, Servicio al Cliente  Comments Off on Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Information Management, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)
Jul 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 26 Jul 2021

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA’s mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
This Temporary Job Opening is being advertised for the position of Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Information Management and is located in Juba, with OCHA South Sudan. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Information Management reports to the Deputy Head of Office in Juba, South Sudan.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Information Management will be responsible for the following duties:
• Acts as Head of the Communications and Information Management Unit (CIMU) and supports OCHA South Sudan Senior Management in strategic planning, preparation of the annual work plan of the public information and information management functions of the office, and related monitoring and reporting.
• Advises the Deputy and Head of Office on overall direction on issues related to information management on coordination, access and related emergency response and protection issues, as well as on engagement with the media. monitoring and reporting.
• Supervises and prepares statements, reports, information products, key messages and similar corporate and ad-hoc products for review.
• Lead CIMU team contribution in strategic planning activities for Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC), and periodic monitoring on Response Plan.
• Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian response and developments, disaster relief/management programmes or emergency situations in the country;
• Leads and/or participates in working groups related to communication and information management to prepares situation reports and information products for the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying gaps and unmet requirements.
• Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance.
• Develops country-specific indicators in collaboration with area experts and ensures the subsequent monitoring of these indicators; recommends actions based on the analysis of pertinent information.
• Initiates and coordinates activities related to technical cooperation and technical assistance projects in disaster response and disaster response preparedness; formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports for submission to donors.
• Analyzes and assists in introducing new technologies and approaches for disaster warning/management.
• Organizes and prepares analysis on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follow-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies.
• Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, background papers, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, etc.;
• Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
• Establishes and maintains contacts with relevant stakeholders including media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning, etc.
• Serves as the primary focal point on specific topics related to communications, public information and information management, including in relation to safeguarding humanitarian principles, humanitarian access, and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues.
• Organizes and participates in work groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters.
• Provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers.
• Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of wide range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues. Conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to include ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response. Demonstrated problem-solving skills and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems. Knowledge of region or country of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions. Ability to negotiate and to influence others to reach agreement. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery). Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian affairs and knowledge of the institutions of the UN system. Demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations. Ability to relate humanitarian affairs issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected country/region. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
• PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
• COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience at the international level is required.
  • Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission or project is being implemented) in emergency situation is required.
  • Experience in the Humanitarian Programme Cycle in a coordination, information management, or leadership role is required.
  • Experience in the UN Common System is desirable.
  • Experience in the region is desirable.

Languages

French and English are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

• The appointment/assignment is for the duration of 364 days, with the possibility of extension, subject to availability of funds and mandate extension. The selected candidate is expected to start as soon as possible.
• Please note that due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by national authorities, selected candidates may be required to start the assignment/appointment remotely, in agreement with the hiring manager, and until further notice.
• Please note that the appointment/assignment of the successful candidate will be subject to visa issuance.
• A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position. A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further “stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…” Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified.
• Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as “retirement.” Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
• Subject to the funding source of the position, this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
• The expression “Internal candidates”, shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15.
• Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
• For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1.
• The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English
• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.
• Staff members are not eligible to apply for the current temporary job opening if they are unable to serve the specified duration of temporary need before reaching the mandatory age of separation. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.
IMPORTANT: Candidates found suitable and not selected for the announced duty station, may be selected for deployment to other duty stations. The selection will be for similar functions with similar requirements at the same level.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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Finance Officer*

 Almacen, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Finance Officer*
Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Welthungerhilfe
Closing date: 28 Jul 2021

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of two years. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Nyamlel, South Sudan.

As Finance Officer you will implement existing financial management standards in the programmes and projects efficiently and promptly, thereby making a significant contribution towards the success of the programme work. This is a field level position for our field office in Northern Bahr el Ghazal. Your goal will be to ensure that the financial management processes of the projects at the project site are auditable and efficient and to carry out financial management controls at project level. Additionally, you will support the Head of Project in performing his/her supervisory duties within the framework of project administration. If necessary, you will instruct and support project partner organisations in matters relating to financial management so that they fulfil their contractual obligations towards Welthungerhilfe and co-financers.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring that project funds are correctly managed according to the rules and regulations of Welthungerhilfe and the co-financers
  • Ensuring that documentation of data, account assignments and bookkeeping entries are carried out correctly in the bookkeeping Software
  • Ensuring costs are cleared internally within a project or between projects (correct allocation of costs)
  • Preparing documentation so that Head of Projects can assume budgetary responsibility (expenditure and budget control)
  • Preparing annual account documents in cooperation with Head of Projects and Head of Finance in Country Office
  • Preparation of refunds/returns/final fund requests to donors
  • Instructing, advising and supervising of local administrative staff
  • Making purchases and awarding of contracts according to valid internal/donor regulations
  • Monitoring and correctly processing relief supplies and other equipment, particularly in terms of compliance with import regulations, monitoring inventory accounting, physical inventory inspections
  • Correctly managing project inventory and vehicle fleet
  • Supporting Head of Projects prepare or revise project / co-financing budget in terms of formal correctness
  • Regularly informing Head of Projects about the project’s financial status

Your profile

  • A university degree in business administration or equivalent qualifications that are commensurate with this position
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience of self-implemented as well as partner implemented projects in the global South
  • Experience of co funded projects by BMZ, WFP and German Federal Foreign Office donor is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Coordination, organisational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision – even under a high workload
  • Excellent spoken and written English, German language skills would be an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under “Our benefits”.

***Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

How to apply:

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by July 28, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Carolin Moellenbeck. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

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