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Project Development Officer

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Jul 092021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 19 Jul 2021

Position Title : Project Development Officer (2 Positions)

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 19 July 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (COM), and direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator of Programme Support Unit and in close coordination with the Programme Managers and Heads of Sub-Offices, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for project development, including assisting in identifying IOM relevant project opportunities, as well as reporting, along with assisting with protection and gender mainstreaming components, for all programs and activities for the South Sudan County Office (CO) in line with donor requirements.

Specifically, s/he will act as a Focal Point for supporting the CO’s efforts to identify synergies between humanitarian, development and peace activities and programmes in the country; contribute to the strategic resource mobilization efforts of the CO; and engage actively in development of relationships with new and emerging donors in South Sudan.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support and contribute to the production of high-quality proposals, sit reps, appeals and strategies, providing technical inputs that respond to emerging trends and priorities and that are in compliance with donor interests and requirements in coordination with the donors, government counterparts, public and private institutions, and project partners.

  2. Support identification of programming opportunities that bridge humanitarian and development activities and respond to donor priorities in South Sudan.

  3. Analyze donor trends and support conceptualization and development of tailored CO-wide and sector-specific resource mobilization strategies.

  4. Identify opportunities for joint programming with partner agencies and support the establishment, development and retention of partnerships for joint actions.

  5. Provide information for and facilitate the incorporation of cross-cutting themes – such as conflict sensitivity, climate change, gender, and protection – in project concept notes and proposals.

  6. Coordinate with the Conflict Analyst, conduct desk research, and undertake field visits to prepare background information to support the development of new project proposals.

  7. Review and edit donor reports from programme units to support compliance with donor regulations and obligations, as well as the report finalization process with the Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa in Nairobi and Headquarters done in close coordination with Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officers.

  8. Provide and coordinate inputs for information requests from Headquarters, the Regional Office, other IOM Country Offices, and external partners, such as donors, government, partner agencies, and implementing partners, in close coordination with the Programme Coordinator.

  9. Support liaison efforts with donors, UN partners, and governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in South Sudan.

  10. Support the development of monitoring and evaluation tools and ensure coherence and consistency with donor requirements in close coordination with M&E Officers.

  11. Monitor specific aspects of project implementation, identify problems and propose action to expedite the delivery of inputs.

  12. Undertake travel duty as required.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Minimum two years of direct experience in a resource mobilization capacity;

• Proven experience in drafting successful project proposals;

• Experience in international donor relations;

• Experience in the field of migration issues, particularly as it pertains to a humanitarian and post-conflict context;

• Work experience in a humanitarian and/or post-conflict setting is a strong asset; and,

• Computer/software literate, preferably knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel.

Skills

• Excellent communication, negotiation skills, and proposal and report writing skills;

• Ability to develop effective long-term strategic fundraising plans and relationships;

• Ability to implement clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies, identify priority activities, adjust priorities as needed to meet organizational goals; and,

• Effective resource management skills and strategic and creative thinking.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written).

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

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Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.p df

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 19 July 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 06.07.2021 to 19.07.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2021 151 Project Development Officer (P2) (2 Positions) Juba, South Sudan (57074034) Released

Posting: Posting NC57074035 (57074035) Released

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Safety Advisors (2)- South Sudan

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Jun 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International NGO Safety Organisation
Closing date: 4 Jul 2021

Organisation Background

Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international charity that supports humanitarian aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services, including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety-related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions. The organisation has grown from an innovative start-up to become a globally recognised charity and a valuable component of the humanitarian safety coordination system.

INSO provides daily support to 1000 NGOs operating in 14 of the world’s most insecure countries and has earned a strong reputation for its performance, principles and professionalism.

As of April 2019, INSO is registered as a charity in the Netherlands with its global headquarters based in The Hague, the international city of peace and justice.

INSO South Sudan Country Office

INSO South Sudan launched operations in 2018 and currently assists approximately 230 NGO partners through its main office in Juba. The platform provides the NGO community with tailored safety support through three main services: Capacity Building (provision of training to humanitarian workers); Information and Advice (provision of regular context reports, risk assessments and tailored advice on humanitarian access); and Response (support during crisis and critical incident management).

We are now seeking two experienced individuals to join our team as Safety Advisors in South Sudan.

Job Summary:

Safety Advisor positions are highly rewarding roles, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit team giving security analysis and advice that is not only some of the best of its kind, but that is also vital to the efforts of the NGO community to deliver aid and assistance to the thousands of people who need it. Successful candidates will be outgoing and resilient, with the ability to analyse complex security issues and contexts, give sound practical safety and security advice, communicate to an excellent standard of English both verbally and in writing, and above all else share INSO’s commitment to humanitarian principles.

Major Responsibilities:

* Establish and maintain an active information network, which includes NGOs, the UN, military forces, and other national and international security actors to obtain credible and relevant safety information.

* Provide NGOs with timely and credible security information and contextual analysis of the local security situation through; daily alerts and reports, weekly incident lists, bi-weekly analytical reports, and other thematic reports.

* Facilitate and lead regional NGO community security roundtables.

* Assist NGOs in developing their own security management capacities by reviewing policy documents, conducting site-security surveys, and assisting in crisis evacuation planning.

* Manage a small office team, including supervision of national staff and oversight of local logistics and administration.

* Effectively represent, promote, and protect INSO’s mandate of independence, impartiality and neutrality.

Mandatory Requirements:

* Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

* Proven writing, editing, and analytical skills and the keenest eye for detail.

* Significant experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments.

* Personal and professional resilience in a fast-moving, high-output, quality-driven program.

* Experience in the humanitarian, and/or risk management and/or humanitarian access sectors.

* Independent drive, motivation, and excellence, and ability to operate and sustainably manage staff and teams under strict systems and deadlines.

* Well-developed personal, organisational and team management skills and standards in a diverse multicultural setting.

* Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices and principles.

Preferred Characteristics:

* Recent experience in South Sudan – ideally in an NGO safety role or equivalent

* Demonstrable understanding of security dynamics in South Sudan

* Experience with NGO security and/or project management.

* Existing information networks

* Local language skills

Key Personal Competencies:

* A good listener

* An effective communicator

* Excellent analyst

* Team player

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* A people manager

Terms & Conditions:

12-month contract, €4550 per month salary, 4 calendar days annual leave per month and 7 calendar days of R&R every two months, €1000 each R&R cycle, housing at the duty station, global medical coverage (excluding USA) and USD$ 200,000 AD&D coverage.

INSO’s Safeguarding Policy

INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process. As such, the following safe recruitment practices will be applied:

* All offers of employment will be conditional on receiving at least two satisfactory professional references;

* INSO will ask candidates about significant gaps in employment history or frequent changes of employer and address;

* All essential qualifications and relevant professional accreditations and memberships will be verified;

* The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid proof of identity (passport, ID card);

* All new hires will receive an orientation in INSO’s safeguarding policy and procedures and associated documents (Code of Conduct, Whistleblowing etc.);

* All new hires will be required to sign and abide by the Code of Conduct as a condition of employment.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to send the following to jobs@ssd.ngosafety.org before 04 July 2021 with reference “Safety Advisor” in the subject line of the email. The application must include:

* Cover Letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, any preferred characteristics, your motivation for applying, and what you hope to bring to INSO (2 pages maximum).

* Updated CV (5 pages maximum).

* One relevant and substantive writing sample in English that demonstrates your analytical and report writing abilities (10 pages maximum).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please do not send any additional information (such as copies of certificates, copies of diplomas, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB if possible.

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Health Information System Software Developer

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May 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: IntraHealth International
Closing date: 4 May 2022

IntraHealth International is anticipating funding from CDC to support the Ministry of Health (MOH) strengthen the capacity of South Sudan Public Health Institute; the surveillance, data management systems and processes and county-level M&E capacity for disease outbreak emergency preparedness and response in South Sudan. In addition, IntraHealth in collaboration with other partners work to support the MOH to improve the availability, quality, synthesis and communication of multi disease health data in the country. The health Information System Software Developer/ DHIS2 Software Developer will assess, design, develop and implement robust Health Information’s Systems that supports quality data collection and analysis to meet the needs of multiple health programs. S/he will collaborate with the MOH to provide expert technical and programmatic guidance on Health Information systems with particular emphasis on District Health Information System 2 (DHIS 2), laboratory information system (LIS), Logistics Management Information System (LMIS), COVID DHIS-2 Module; DHIS-2 client tracker and other systems that may be identified at the MOH. In addition, s/he will work with the Health Information Systems administrator and analyst, Epidemiologist and the M&E officer, Strategic Information manager, various health information system officer at the different departments at MOH. The systems developed will be member of the South Sudan Health Information Systems program (HISP) core team that will be led by the Strategic Information Manager. S/he will be responsible for supporting the configuration, development and deployment of DHIS2 and DHIS-2 inter-operable modules for data management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TASKS

  • Lead in the interoperability efforts currently undertaken by MOH especially between DHIS 2 and: the Viral Load Sample Management Systems (VLSM) at the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), the electronic TB reporting (eTBR) system, the Electronic Medical Records System (EMR), the early warning and alert reporting system (EWARS) for Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response(IDSR)
  • Work closely with systems analysts, systems administrator and program managers and M&E staff to translate user requirements into detailed DHIS-2 and DHIS-2 inter-operable modules product specifications
  • Use detailed specifications requirements to design DHIS2 instance configuration.
  • Configure DHIS2 instance to manage the entire data cycle from collection, to management, to visualization, analyses and feedback.
  • When needed, write additional code required for add-on DHIS2 components using the DHIS2 web API.
  • Test the product in the production environment before going live.
  • Maintain systems once they are up and running, coordinating deployments with the HISP South Sudan team.
  • Conduct user acceptance testing (UAT) and use the findings to refine the system
  • Develop training manuals for users and participate in user trainings
  • Develop the required standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the system use
  • Develop code documentation and design documentation.
  • Participate and contribute to open-source software communities of practice and champion and promote the Principles of Digital Development
  • Lead the interoperability layer development to facilitate in the integration of system and liaise with the regional HISPs as well as the University of Oslo to facilitate the interoperability of the key systems in the country.
  • Develops DHIS-2 tracker for longitudinal client tracking for chronic diseases such as HIV and TB and outbreaks management
  • Develop the necessary documentation that will include a clear implementation plan for the requirements for both back end development and interoperability layer development.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with DHIS2 to configure the application back end and develop using the DHIS2 Web Application Programming Interface -API (experience with other open source software is a plus).
  • Expert knowledge and work experience with Java, JavaScript, web technologies (HTML/CSS, LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), PostgreSQL, JavaScript frameworks, REST Web APIs and JSON
  • Knowledge of principles of software design, coding, testing, and deployment
  • Knowledge of principles of database design, data acquisition and data access analysis and design
  • Knowledge of stored procedure writing, query optimization, and indexes
  • Experience with front- and back-end web-based applications and familiar with various web service technologies.
  • Experience working with agile and waterfall development methodologies (The Waterfall methodology—also known as the Waterfall Model—is a sequential software development process, where progress flows steadily toward the conclusion (like a waterfall) through the phases of a project (that is, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance).
  • Experience deploying and maintaining software on Windows and Linux servers; including cloud platforms
  • Experience working in continuous integration/continuous delivery and deployment (CI/CD) environments with knowledge in Git.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, complex and agile environment with changing requirements and priorities while completing tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to take direction to iteratively define and implement solution as requirements are being identified and finalized.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment, with some of the team members being remote and providing support.
  • Strong communication skills and an eye for detail
  • DHIS2 certification and experience with DHIS2 tracker is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to work extra time under difficult conditions

COMPETENCIES

Strategic Thinking –Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision-making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans. Attention to details is particularly important.

Innovation – Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives that result in improvement of IntraHealth performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.

Client Relationship Management –Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy client needs (internally and externally) and maintain partnering and productive relationships during engagements, including influencing, communicating, presenting, facilitating, and managing new relationships

Accountability – Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for IntraHealth success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.

Service Excellence – Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.

Effective Communication (Oral and Written) – Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors

Planning and Organizing – Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.

Interpersonal Relationships – Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions, Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.

How to apply:

Interested and competent candidates can submit their application Letter, copy of National ID card, Academic Credentials and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) including contact details of 3 professional references who must be the most recent or current supervisor. Use this email address for submission Recruitment-SS@intrahealth.org

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Country Director- South Sudan

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Apr 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International NGO Safety Organisation
Closing date: 20 Apr 2021

Organisation Background

Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions.

The Organisation has grown from innovative start-up to become a globally recognised charity and a valuable component of the humanitarian safety coordination system.

Today the Organisation provides daily support to more than 1000 beneficiary organisations (NGO) in fourteen of the world’s most insecure countries and has earned a strong reputation for performance, principles & professionalism.

South Sudan Country Office

INSO South Sudan launched operations in 2018 and currently assists approximately 200 NGO partners through its main office in Juba. Specifically, the programme provides the NGO community with tailored safety support through three main services: Capacity Building (provision of training to humanitarian workers); Information and Advice (provision of regular context reports, risk assessments and tailored advice on humanitarian access); and Response (support during crisis and critical incident management).

We are now seeking an experienced individual to join our team as a Country Director, to be based in Juba who would navigate the program through the current funding challenges.

Job Summary:

The INSO Director sets the overall strategic framework within which all other programme elements occur and provides leadership, coordination, representation, supervision and management in relation to all staff and services. The Director will be an experienced and emotionally mature individual with advanced understanding of humanitarian operations at leadership level.

The Director will possess solid programme and human resources management skills and will be a natural and confident communicator, consensus-builder and networker. Successful candidates will combine keen intellect and analytical skills with pragmatism, patience and a good sense of humour. They will enjoy the challenge of translating strategic concepts in to workable practices in difficult environments. Ideal candidates will come from an NGO/humanitarian background (senior management and programs) and are not required to have military/police backgrounds.

Major Responsibilities:

Programme Leadership and Management

* Provide engaged, effective leadership across the programme, ensuring that INSO South Sudan performs well across all functions – programme delivery, finance, operations, HR – and in compliance with INSO SOPs.

* Steward INSO resources effectively and transparently in full compliance with internal and donor policy.

* Develop and deliver annual programme planning, aligning programme development strategy with realistic assumptions of future funding.

* Manage INSO South Sudan donor relations and produce high-quality, compelling donor proposals and progress reports that underscore INSO South Sudan’s impact.

* Line manage a Deputy Director, Finance Manager, Operations Manager.

* Ensure that INSO South Sudan recruits and retains high-calibre staff and orients them to the INSO mandate.

* Promote and exemplify a culture of openness and collaboration.

* Uphold rigorous risk management standards, not least as it affects the welfare and wellbeing of staff.

Service Delivery

* Develop and maintain a sophisticated personal understanding of the South Sudan context and the prevailing challenges to humanitarian safety and access.

* Supervise all INSO South Sudan service delivery, ensuring that programme targets are met, quality is maintained and that services remain relevant and responsive to the evolving context and needs of NGO partners.

* Deliver strategic analysis to senior humanitarian leadership, including through monthly directors’ briefings, quarterly analytical reports and as needed on request.

* Lead crisis management support to individual NGO partners or the NGO community at large during critical incidents.

External Representation

* Effectively represent and protect INSO’s principles of independence, impartiality and neutrality and actively promote INSO as an integral member of the humanitarian community.

* Represent INSO towards senior humanitarian leadership, on a bilateral basis and in relevant coordination fora, utilising INSO’s expert understanding of the context to promote more informed, more effective decision making on issues affecting humanitarian access and safety.

* Engage with third parties, including local government, the UN, diplomatic missions and international military forces.

Mandatory Requirements:

* Fluency in written and spoken English

* Minimum of one year of recent experience in South Sudan or a similar context and advanced knowledge of local history and current social, political, and security contexts within the region.

* Solid understanding of principles and practices in broad humanitarian action, NGO safety and risk management, humanitarian access, and civil-military coordination

* Master’s Degree-level of education or equivalent work experience in a relevant field (please specify).

* Minimum of five (5) years in conflict affected contexts.

* Minimum three (3 years) in an NGO senior management role and crisis management.

* Proven analytical skills and experience with producing and editing analytical products

* Experience with humanitarian grant management, donor proposals and reporting (preferably with DG ECHO, USAID-BHA, SDC and FCDO grants)

* Experience with budget management and monitoring

* Outgoing and confident personality, and a calm demeanour during crises. A self-starter who takes initiative to achieve results.

* Excellent networking, diplomatic, and representative communication skills.

* Flexibility to frequently work within irregular hours and within austere environments.

Preferred Characteristics:

*** Previous experience as an NGO Country Director

* Direct experience and involvement in a crisis management role.

* Experience in a highly-visible interagency role.

* Detailed understanding of INSO mandate and services.

* Existing (relevant) local information networks and contacts.

* Previous INSO experience (as a team member, a member of INSO’s country advisory board or as a beneficiary closely involved with the programme).

Key Personal Competencies:

* A people manager

* Quiet demeanour in stressful or crisis situations

* A good listener

* An effective communicator

* Team player

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Excellent analyst

INSO’s Safeguarding Policy

INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process. As such, the following safe recruitment practices will be applied:

* All offers of employment will be conditional on receiving at least two satisfactory professional references;

* INSO will ask candidates about significant gaps in employment history or frequent changes of employer and address;

* All essential qualifications and relevant professional accreditations and memberships will be verified;

* The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid proof of identity (passport, ID card);

* All new hires will receive an orientation in INSO’s safeguarding policy and procedures and associated documents (Code of Conduct, Whistleblowing etc.);

* All new hires will be required to sign and abide by the Code of Conduct as a condition of employment.

Terms & Conditions:

12-month contract with expected start date of 16 June 2021. €5,500 per month salary, four days annual leave per month and seven days of R&R every two months, global medical coverage (excluding USA), USD $200,000 AD&D coverage.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to send the following to jobs@oso.ngosafety.org

and reference “Country Director-SSD ” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants are screened on a rolling basis.

* Cover Letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, any preferred characteristics, your motivation for applying, and what you hope to bring to INSO (2 page maximum).

* Updated CV (5 page maximum).

* One relevant and substantive writing sample, which demonstrates your analytical and reporting abilities (10 page maximum).

Please do not send any additional information (such as copies of certificates, copies of diplomas, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB.

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Country Director- South Sudan

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Apr 032021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International NGO Safety Organisation
Closing date: 20 Apr 2021

Organisation Background

Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions.

The Organisation has grown from innovative start-up to become a globally recognised charity and a valuable component of the humanitarian safety coordination system.

Today the Organisation provides daily support to more than 1000 beneficiary organisations (NGO) in fourteen of the world’s most insecure countries and has earned a strong reputation for performance, principles & professionalism.

South Sudan Country Office

INSO South Sudan launched operations in 2018 and currently assists approximately 200 NGO partners through its main office in Juba. Specifically, the programme provides the NGO community with tailored safety support through three main services: Capacity Building (provision of training to humanitarian workers); Information and Advice (provision of regular context reports, risk assessments and tailored advice on humanitarian access); and Response (support during crisis and critical incident management).

We are now seeking an experienced individual to join our team as a Country Director, to be based in Juba who would navigate the program through the current funding challenges.

Job Summary:

The INSO Director sets the overall strategic framework within which all other programme elements occur and provides leadership, coordination, representation, supervision and management in relation to all staff and services. The Director will be an experienced and emotionally mature individual with advanced understanding of humanitarian operations at leadership level.

The Director will possess solid programme and human resources management skills and will be a natural and confident communicator, consensus-builder and networker. Successful candidates will combine keen intellect and analytical skills with pragmatism, patience and a good sense of humour. They will enjoy the challenge of translating strategic concepts in to workable practices in difficult environments. Ideal candidates will come from an NGO/humanitarian background (senior management and programs) and are not required to have military/police backgrounds.

Major Responsibilities:

Programme Leadership and Management

* Provide engaged, effective leadership across the programme, ensuring that INSO South Sudan performs well across all functions – programme delivery, finance, operations, HR – and in compliance with INSO SOPs.

* Steward INSO resources effectively and transparently in full compliance with internal and donor policy.

* Develop and deliver annual programme planning, aligning programme development strategy with realistic assumptions of future funding.

* Manage INSO South Sudan donor relations and produce high-quality, compelling donor proposals and progress reports that underscore INSO South Sudan’s impact.

* Line manage a Deputy Director, Finance Manager, Operations Manager.

* Ensure that INSO South Sudan recruits and retains high-calibre staff and orients them to the INSO mandate.

* Promote and exemplify a culture of openness and collaboration.

* Uphold rigorous risk management standards, not least as it affects the welfare and wellbeing of staff.

Service Delivery

* Develop and maintain a sophisticated personal understanding of the South Sudan context and the prevailing challenges to humanitarian safety and access.

* Supervise all INSO South Sudan service delivery, ensuring that programme targets are met, quality is maintained and that services remain relevant and responsive to the evolving context and needs of NGO partners.

* Deliver strategic analysis to senior humanitarian leadership, including through monthly directors’ briefings, quarterly analytical reports and as needed on request.

* Lead crisis management support to individual NGO partners or the NGO community at large during critical incidents.

External Representation

* Effectively represent and protect INSO’s principles of independence, impartiality and neutrality and actively promote INSO as an integral member of the humanitarian community.

* Represent INSO towards senior humanitarian leadership, on a bilateral basis and in relevant coordination fora, utilising INSO’s expert understanding of the context to promote more informed, more effective decision making on issues affecting humanitarian access and safety.

* Engage with third parties, including local government, the UN, diplomatic missions and international military forces.

Mandatory Requirements:

* Fluency in written and spoken English

* Minimum of one year of recent experience in South Sudan or a similar context and advanced knowledge of local history and current social, political, and security contexts within the region.

* Solid understanding of principles and practices in broad humanitarian action, NGO safety and risk management, humanitarian access, and civil-military coordination

* Master’s Degree-level of education or equivalent work experience in a relevant field (please specify).

* Minimum of five (5) years in conflict affected contexts.

* Minimum three (3 years) in an NGO senior management role and crisis management.

* Proven analytical skills and experience with producing and editing analytical products

* Experience with humanitarian grant management, donor proposals and reporting (preferably with DG ECHO, USAID-BHA, SDC and FCDO grants)

* Experience with budget management and monitoring

* Outgoing and confident personality, and a calm demeanour during crises. A self-starter who takes initiative to achieve results.

* Excellent networking, diplomatic, and representative communication skills.

* Flexibility to frequently work within irregular hours and within austere environments.

Preferred Characteristics:

*** Previous experience as an NGO Country Director

* Direct experience and involvement in a crisis management role.

* Experience in a highly-visible interagency role.

* Detailed understanding of INSO mandate and services.

* Existing (relevant) local information networks and contacts.

* Previous INSO experience (as a team member, a member of INSO’s country advisory board or as a beneficiary closely involved with the programme).

Key Personal Competencies:

* A people manager

* Quiet demeanour in stressful or crisis situations

* A good listener

* An effective communicator

* Team player

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Excellent analyst

INSO’s Safeguarding Policy

INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process. As such, the following safe recruitment practices will be applied:

* All offers of employment will be conditional on receiving at least two satisfactory professional references;

* INSO will ask candidates about significant gaps in employment history or frequent changes of employer and address;

* All essential qualifications and relevant professional accreditations and memberships will be verified;

* The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid proof of identity (passport, ID card);

* All new hires will receive an orientation in INSO’s safeguarding policy and procedures and associated documents (Code of Conduct, Whistleblowing etc.);

* All new hires will be required to sign and abide by the Code of Conduct as a condition of employment.

Terms & Conditions:

12-month contract with expected start date of 16 June 2021. €5,500 per month salary, four days annual leave per month and seven days of R&R every two months, global medical coverage (excluding USA), USD $200,000 AD&D coverage.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to send the following to jobs@oso.ngosafety.org

and reference “Country Director-SSD ” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants are screened on a rolling basis.

* Cover Letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, any preferred characteristics, your motivation for applying, and what you hope to bring to INSO (2 page maximum).

* Updated CV (5 page maximum).

* One relevant and substantive writing sample, which demonstrates your analytical and reporting abilities (10 page maximum).

Please do not send any additional information (such as copies of certificates, copies of diplomas, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 2MB.

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Senior GIS and Data Analyst – USAID Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support (MELS) Activity

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: INTEGRITY
Closing date: 15 Apr 2021

Scope of work

The Senior GIS and Data Analyst will be one of the Key Personnel, and the primary Geographic Information System (GIS) expert supporting USAID and implementing partners through the MELS Activity in South Sudan. This position will require strong data literacy, written and oral communication skills, and high analytical thinking to take large data sets and translate them into actionable information for various internal and external stakeholders. S/he must provide recommendations on mapping products to support Mission decision-making as well as work with staff across the organization, including senior management and working-level staff to provide tailored recommendations and develop maps that can flexibly address data needs in a timely manner.

Project background – USAID/South Sudan MELS activity

The purpose of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support (MELS) activity is to provide USAID/South Sudan with flexible, demand-driven, technical services that augment the Mission’s ability to achieve strong performance management of its portfolio through effective monitoring and evaluation. MELS will also serve as a tool to provide the Mission’s GIS and mapping capability to inform decision-making; enhance collaborative learning and adaptation across the Mission; and provide general support for Mission planning, third party monitoring, evaluation, reporting, research, assessments, and special studies.

Your experience and expertise

  • At least 7 years of experience in managing GIS databases with advanced working knowledge of GIS.
  • A bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, geography, planning, or engineering and a certification in GIS.
  • Local applicants encouraged.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form at www.integrityglobal.com/apply/ and attach a resume and cover letter.

The closing date for applications is April 15, 2021. However, we will review candidates on a rolling basis and the vacancy may be filled before this deadline. We encourage early applications. Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that this position is contingent on the awarding of funding.

Integrity is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We will respect your confidentiality and abide by data protection laws.

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Social and Community Analyst -South Sudan

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Feb 042021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Forcier Consulting
Closing date: 15 Mar 2021

Forcier Consulting is currently recruiting a Social and Community Analyst for an anticipated UNOPS project in South Sudan. Candidates for this position should be professionals with a proven track record of providing monitoring and supervision of environmental and social aspects of community based projects. This individual will be responsible for advising and analyzing the community and social dynamics and impacts of the project. They will play an integral part in trainings, workshops and stakeholder engagement, as well as report writing and deliverable completion.

Requirements:

  • Degree or Masters in Peace building and Conflict studies, Social works and Social administration, Development studies, international development, Community development or Environmental Studies or Environmental Economics or Natural Resource Management or relevant fields is required.
  • At minimum 5 years experience in social and conflict analysis, community engagement, peace building, and community dynamics is required.
  • Experience in monitoring and supervision of environmental and social aspects of community based projects is required.
  • Experience with WB and UN Environmental Environmental and Social requirements is considered an asset.
  • Experience working in South Sudan will be considered an asset. ​

About Forcier:

Forcier isn’t the place for everyone. But for those who do find us to be a good fit, they can’t imagine being anywhere else. Our company operates with five immutable laws. If these don’t resonate with you, working with us probably won’t be a good fit for you. If they speak to you, you’ll find a new home with us.

  1. Be nice or leave. All our staff at all stages deserve to be treated professionally and with respect. Discrimination, racism, tribalism, sexism, and neo-colonialist language will not be tolerated. This goes for internal and external interactions.

  2. This is a stress free zone. The places where we work are stressful enough, we don’t need to add extra pressure. Increasing stress increases the likelihood of errors. We all work to minimize stress together.

  3. We embrace a strong work ethic and a strong rest ethic. We believe that balance is critical to long-term success. We all work together to avoid burnout on our teams and ensure that team members have the opportunity to frequently and regularly take complete time off. We recognize the needs for every team member may be unique depending on their individual circumstances.

  4. Safety first. We never put staff or partners in harm’s way for any reason, and we do not ask staff to go places or complete work with which they do not feel personally comfortable – for any reason. We do not offer financial incentives for people to take additional risk (hazard pay).

  5. Quality is paramount. We stand behind the integrity of our work. We don’t cut corners and we deliver the absolute best product possible every single time, both internally and externally.

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Analyst -South Sudan

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Jan 192021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Forcier Consulting
Closing date: 31 Jan 2021

Forcier Consulting is a dynamic research consultancy firm operating across Africa and the Middle East since 2011. Our core services include monitoring and evaluation (M&E) research, capacity-building, training, and reporting for UN Agencies, NGOs, governments, and private sector clients operating in post-conflict contexts and challenging environments. Forcier currently has field offices in South Sudan, Mozambique, and Egypt. These offices are supported by a remote technical unit in Washington, D.C., and our headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA.

Job Description

The Analyst will report to the Senior Director for the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Unit and will be responsible for managing the production and delivery of the analytical outputs/reports for the Third Party Monitoring (TPM) done as part of the Evidence and Learning Facility for South Sudan (ELFSS) for DFID. In particular, the responsibilities of the Analyst, include:

• Responsible for conducting analysis and writing reports for DFID on the basis of TPM

visits;

• Work closely with the M&E Data Manager and Director for Data Synthesis and Analysis to improve the systems for data processing, analysis, and presentation;

• Interact with implementing partners and DFID to validate and disseminate findings;

• Work with the Research Manager to keep developing data collection systems feeding into the analysis;

• Performing periodic performance reviews and doing trainings for country research staff;

• Debrief and capture learnings from field researchers;

• Introducing innovation and best practices to enhance research programs and operational performance;

• Setting up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured;

• Performing other tasks as agreed with the Senior Director for the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Unit, and the Director for Data Synthesis and Analysis.

For this position, Forcier is looking for a dynamic worker eager to work. The successful candidate will be have excellent analysis and writing skills, the ability to work well with people, be comfortable with communicating with a variety of clients and stakeholders to better understand and communicate findings, and a dedication to improving the quality of their work and the systems around them. They will be able to work in a difficult environment and will be creative.

Requirements

M.A. degree (or equivalent) in political science, international relations, international development, or a related field with 2+ years of work experience, OR B.A. degree (o equivalent) with 5+ years of work experience;

• At least 1 year of experience (professional or academic) conducting quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis, in the research, monitoring and evaluation sector;

• Experience collecting quantitative and/or qualitative data will be considered an asset;

• Excellent data analysis and writing skills required;

• Project management experience will be considered an advantage;

• Excellent working knowledge of Stata, SPSS, or R required;

• Experience collaborating with multi-cultural teams preferred;

• Willingness to train teams

• Eagerness to learn and be pushed into new areas, and ability to learn from mistakes;

• Ability to work independently in a stressful environment with minimal supervision;

• Ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines;

• Creativity and an ability to think outside the box to conceptualize projects and implementation strategies;

• Prior experience living and working abroad, preferably in a developing country;

• Cultural sensitivity, sense of humour and a ‘can do’ attitude;

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Senior Data Analyst and GIS/Information Management Specialist, USAID/South Sudan Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, South Sudan

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Dec 292020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Management Systems International
Closing date: 14 Jan 2021

Senior Data Analyst and GIS/Information Management Specialist, USAID/South Sudan Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, South Sudan

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) provides USAID/South Sudan with flexible, demand-driven technical, analytic, advisory, training, monitoring, evaluation, and related support services for performance measurement. The project includes monitoring and evaluation technical support to the Mission for performance management at all levels as well as support to assessments, analytical research, and related services required for new project designs, sector strategies, and broader strategic revisions.

**Please note: Only South Sudanese citizens are eligible for this position

Position Summary:

The Senior Data Analyst and GIS/Information Management Specialist will work together with the Data Utilization and Reporting Specialist under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party to support the MESP field team. The Senior Data Analyst and GIS/Information Management Specialist will create cartographic and visualization products, assist in the compilation and management of geospatial data, and conduct geospatial analysis for inclusion in reports, presentations and online dashboards.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Third-Party Monitor (TPM) Team to clean monitoring data and facilitate the collection of geo-location data
  • Create cartographic products using data collected for TPM, evaluations, studies, and assessments
  • Define requirements and construct data visualizations for client use using an open source business intelligence tool
  • Support capacity building on GIS applications, particularly to mentor the who eventually will respond to GIS needs in the absence of the Senior Data Analyst and GIS/Information Management Specialist
  • Assist in tool development, deployment, and data management for third-party monitoring (TPM) activities and surveys using mobile data collection tools and online survey systems

Data Collection and Analysis:

  • Compile geographic data such as vector, raster, satellite imagery from a variety of sources including censuses, TPM field observation, aerial photographs, and existing maps and other data sources to create maps for the Mission
  • Process Satellite/Aerial Imagery using Remote Sensing Technologies, i.e., geo-referencing, image processing and analysis and feature extraction
  • Analysis and triangulation of geospatial data from IPs and other donors to develop visualization and infographic products for USAID projects; FFP, OFDA, Education, Health, EG, and D&G.
  • Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data
  • Work alongside the Mission’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists to track and document progress on all the Mission’s performance indicators towards the achievement of Intermediate Results (IRs) and Development Objectives (Dos) that make up the Mission’s Strategic Results Framework
  • Coordinate with USAID IPs to fill out data gaps and data discrepancy
  • Support the program team to ensure that technical narrative reports have graphic enhancements such as charts, graphs that relay data and its analysis, photos and other visual aids

Database and Knowledge Management:

  • Archive mission geographic data and maintain the geo-database
  • Responsible for managing all processes and outputs related to MESP GIS, products and data, as well as information management systems, including web applications such as the Mission’s CLA platform and fulcrum
  • Be the Point of Contact (POC) on all matters related to USAID/ South Sudan’s CLA platform; facilitate user-surveys, respond to the Mission’s needs on the platform for optimal use.
  • Operate and maintain GIS system hardware, software and plotter

Other tasks

  • Maintain and manage GIS devices and data collection equipment Inventory
  • Provide support and recommendations and implementation of GIS best practices on Monitoring and Evaluation Systems
  • Providing technical IT support to the field monitors and CMs on data collection

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Geography, Social Sciences or in an applied quantitative discipline such as data Science, computer science, or related field is required; Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred
  • A minimum of five years of professional-level experience in conducting geospatial analysis, managing geospatial data and cartographic production skills are required
  • Communication, organizational representation and coordination, time management, qualitative and analytical skills with ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively with professionals required
  • Practical experience of ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop and QGIS
  • Oral and written proficiency in English required

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Closing date is December 29th, 2020 at 4:00PM.

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Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Officer

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Sep 262020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 8 Oct 2020

Position Title : Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Officer Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG

Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, Six months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 08 October 2020

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCoM), the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (ECRP), in close collaboration with the Gender Based Violence Specialist and other relevant IOM Technical Leads and the ECRP Coordination & Advisory Team, the successful candidate will guide and support integration of Gender Based Violence consideration in the community engagement component of the Enhancing Community Resilience Project (ECRP).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Design tools and orient field teams with IOM’s conflict analyst team for the roll-out of activities; and support the county-level assessments/diagnostics related to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and gender. Produce timely and accurate reports with strong gender analysis to inform programming approach and implementation.

  2. Design and adapt ECRP approaches, materials, and tools, including monitoring and evaluation tools, for mainstreaming the protection and empowerment of women and vulnerable populations; including: (a) The establishment of inclusive governance structures for development committees at Boma (BDCs), Payam (PDCs) and county levels; (b) Promote women’s meaningful participation, including adapted women’s leadership training for engagement in BDCs and PDCs; (c) Adapt safety audit/consultation tools to mitigate GBV risks in project activities; (d) Accountability for gender-parity and diversity targets to ensure equitable and fair hiring for construction, local community participation, and to protection from sexual exploitation and abuse; (e) Operation and Maintenance committees managing the established infrastructure, promoting inclusivity and women’s leadership.

  3. Design and adapt selected IOM humanitarian and development approaches, materials, and tools, to strengthen adherence to GBV mainstreaming standards and ensure it is context appropriate.

  4. Design and conduct staff competency assessments on gender and GBV mainstreaming and integration for IOM project teams.

  5. Design training and ongoing coaching session contents targeting different levels of IOM/ECRP staff for gender and GBV mainstreaming.

  6. Build the capacity of IOM GBV staff to deliver the training and coaching sessions.

  7. Design and pilot a gender-responsive/transformative approaches to community-lead awareness campaigns and awareness activities including engaging men on women’s leadership and rights in selected locations.

  8. Establish expected quality standards based on gender/GBV mainstreaming and integrated programming benchmarks and ensure that monitoring and evaluation tools adequately measure quality standards and project indicators.

  9. Design and conduct competencies assessment for humanitarian and resilience-building of IOM, technical partner, and operational staff on gender and GBV mainstreaming and integration.

  10. Ensure timely feedback and reporting by providing weekly updates and reporting to the Programme Manager (ECRP), including preparing narrative reports, learning, analysis, and studies as required.

  11. Conduct field monitoring visits, evaluations, and coordinate with the relevant ECRP and IOM technical staff.

  12. Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA).

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Gender or Development Studies, Human Rights, International Relations, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience working on gender-responsive or transformative programming and/or GBV primary prevention programmes with a focus on male engagement and women’s empowerment;

• Experience in housing, land, and property programming approaches in transitional contexts;

• Experience in designing and delivering effective gender transformative programming;

• Experience working in difficult locations; ability to be resourceful and flexible in a limited resource environment;

• Experience in equivalent role in South Sudan is an advantage;

• Experience working in complex humanitarian operations, specifically meeting timelines;

• Experience managing and mentoring teams and in promoting achievement of project

objectives;

• Experience living and working a conflict environment.

Skills

• Ability to design and deliver effective training and mentoring for adults and children, particularly adolescents;

• Ability to conduct formative research and establish quantitative and qualitative indicators of change;

• Excellent report writing skills;

• Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural, and diplomatic skills and the ability to lead and work collaboratively with a diverse team;

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

• Solid organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced and detail-oriented team environment;

• Good computer skills: excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email/internet software.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic, French, Spanish and/or a local language is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

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Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 08 October 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 25.09.2020 to 08.10.2020

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: CFA 2020 40 Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Officer (UG) Juba, South Sudan (56639627) Released

Posting: Posting NC56639628 (56639628) Released

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Deputy Director- South Sudan

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Sep 112020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International NGO Safety Organisation
Closing date: 30 Sep 2020

Organisation Background

Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is an international charity that supports humanitarian aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services, including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety-related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

INSO services help NGOs with their day-to-day risk management responsibilities and improve their overall situational awareness to support evidence-based humanitarian access decisions. The organisation has grown from an innovative start-up to become a globally recognised charity and a valuable component of the humanitarian safety coordination system.

Today, with more than 900 employees globally, INSO provides daily support to 1000 NGOs operating in 14 of the world’s most insecure countries and has earned a strong reputation for its performance, principles and professionalism.

As of April 2019, INSO is registered as a charity in the Netherlands with its global headquarters now based in The Hague, the international city of peace and justice.

INSO South Sudan Country Office

INSO South Sudan launched operations in 2018 and currently assists approximately 230 NGO partners. Specifically, the programme provides the NGO community with tailored safety support through three main services: Capacity Building (provision of training to humanitarian workers); Information and Advice (provision of regular context reports, risk assessments and tailored advice on humanitarian access); and Response (support during crisis and critical incident management). INSO services currently cover the entirety of the country with expansion of permanent presence planned for 2021.

We are now seeking an experienced individual to join our team as Deputy Director to be based in Juba with frequent travel to field sites.

Job Summary

The Deputy Director supports the Country Director with quality management of INSO services and compliance with INSO service delivery standards. Specific responsibilities include the editorial review of key INSO products, staff mentoring and monitoring of compliance with service delivery standards, and support to the Director with strategic orientation of the mission. The Deputy Director effectively represents, promotes and protects INSO’s mandate of independence, impartiality and neutrality. The Deputy Director will also stand in as the acting Director in periods of Director’s absence.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in NGO safety and security and good analytical skills. She/he will be an outgoing, inquisitive and detail-oriented individual, with experience in building and leading high performing teams. The candidate will also have the ability to analyse complex security issues and contexts, communicate at an excellent level of English – both verbally and in writing, and above all else shares INSO’s commitment to humanitarian principles.

Major Responsibilities

a. Support with analysis and orientation of staff in service delivery standards

* Orient and supervise the delivery of INSO SSD products and services (scheduled products and on-demand services) in accordance with internal delivery standards and policies.

* Responsible for the general organization of the data and information gathering structure, in coordination with the Country Director (geographic coverage organization, reliability assessment, credibility of information).

* Supervise the information and the GIS officers who are responsible for maintaining and develop the Incident Tracking Database.

b. Operational support

* Fill in for other safety advisors during their leaves and provide additional program support.

* Fill in for the Country Director during his absence; manage the team and ensure external representation.

* Support the country director in maintaining an active information network, which includes NGOs, the UN, military forces, and other national and international actors throughout the region.

* Participate in coordination meetings and other humanitarian-related forums.

* Support the country director in the development of best practices including security and access and in the implementation of INSO SOPs.

* Assist the director in elaboration of country strategy including holding staff workshop, formalizing the strategy in internal records and in funding proposals to donors.

c. M&E and reporting:

* Assist the director and co-lead internal management meetings.

* Support the country director with development of donor proposals and reports.

* Support the country director with the drafting of M&E reports

Mandatory Requirements

* Exemplary command of the English language (written and spoken).

* Masters level education or equivalent in a relevant field.

* Minimum of five (5) years in post conflict/emergency environments in the humanitarian sector.

* Acceptance and strong understanding of humanitarian principles.

* Solid and up to date understanding of principles and practices in broad humanitarian action, NGO safety and risk management, humanitarian access, and civil-military coordination.

* Outgoing and confident personality.

* Excellent networking, diplomatic, and representative communication skills.

* Proven writing, editing, and analytical skills and the keenest eye for detail – the position entails a lot of report editing and reviewing.

* Independent drive, motivation, and excellence, and ability to operate and sustainably manage staff and teams under strict systems and deadlines.

Preferred Characteristics

* Detailed understanding of INSO mandate & services.

* A year’s (recent) experience working on South Sudan – ideally in an NGO safety role or equivalent – and demonstrable understanding of the context.

* Experience with NGO liaison with armed forces and armed groups.

* Experience in staff capacity development and training.

* Direct experience and involvement in a crisis management role.

* Prior experience in an inter-agency role.

* Employment history that reflects experience in both security and civilian fields.

Key Personal Competencies

* A good listener

* An effective communicator

* Excellent analyst

* Team player

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* A people manager

INSO’s Safeguarding Policy

INSO is fully committed to safe recruitment, selection and vetting of all potential new staff, trustees and volunteers and we will ensure rigorous compliance with our Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policy throughout the recruitment process. As such, the following safe recruitment practices will be applied:

* All offers of employment will be conditional on receiving at least two satisfactory professional references.

* INSO will ask candidates about significant gaps in employment history or frequent changes of employer and address.

* All essential qualifications and relevant professional accreditations and memberships will be verified.

* The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid proof of identity (passport, ID card).

* All new hires will receive an orientation in INSO’s safeguarding policy and procedures and associated documents (Code of Conduct, Whistleblowing etc.).

* All new hires will be required to sign and abide by the Code of Conduct as a condition of employment.

Terms & Conditions

12-month contract based in Juba, South Sudan with expected start date of 10 November, €5000 per month salary, 4 days annual leave per month and 7 days of R&R every 2 months with an allowance of €1000 each R&R cycle, housing, global medical coverage (excluding USA) and USD $200,000 AD&D coverage.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are requested to send the following to jobs@ssd.ngosafety.org before 30 September 2020 with reference “Deputy Director” in the subject line of the email. The application must include:

* Cover letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, any preferred characteristics, your motivation for applying, and what you hope to bring to INSO (2 pages maximum).

* Updated CV (5 pages maximum).

* One relevant and substantive writing sample in English that demonstrates your analytical and report writing abilities (10 pages maximum).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please do not send any additional information (such as copies of certificates, copies of diplomas, other writing samples, etc.) and keep the total size of your application under 3MB if possible.

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Conflict Analyst (South Sudan)

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Sep 082020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 13 Sep 2020

The purpose of the Conflict Analyst is to support the humanitarian community in South Sudan, with current and in-depth context analysis with great focus on grass root community and integrating with macro perspective to inform operational planning and decision-making, and support key humanitarian policy and advocacy efforts. The position is also fully responsible to manage the portfolio of the activities and maintain and build strong donor relationship. In addition, the function is expected to contribute and lead fund raising efforts for the role and other relevant NRC core competency

Generic responsibilities

  • Conduct context analysis of the conflict and humanitarian crisis with a view to support humanitarian strategic and operational decision-making in key humanitarian for a (protection cluster, ICWG, HCT, etc.)
  • Provide advice on key humanitarian policy and advocacy efforts in key humanitarian fora
  • Manage the implementation of the project grant, budget management and reporting, and the timely production of deliverable’s
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors as required
  • Offer advice on conflict-sensitive approaches to humanitarian assistance
  • Support and participate in NRC programme or contingency planning as necessary
  • Foster relationships and information sharing with non-humanitarian actors including academia, human rights organizations, and civil society groups

Specific responsibilities

  • Provide contextual analysis to the inter-agency and international community through bi-weekly briefing papers and quarterly reports, including monitoring the humanitarian situation, access and protection concerns in the region, as well as emerging trends and displacement patterns
  • Provide analysis briefings to inter-agency forums (including for the Protection Cluster, OCHA or Inter Cluster Working Group, HCT), donors and the diplomatic community as required
  • Drafting policy and advocacy position papers, talking points, key messages, ad-hoc reports and other documents for relevant humanitarian fora
  • Develop, manage and undertake research projects – including identifying research opportunities, hiring and managing research consultants, and supervising the research and delivery of final research reports
  • Convene workshops and round tables to foster a better analysis and understanding of emerging trends and thematic issues – especially in line with research products
  • Support NRC internal advocacy work by assisting in drafting press releases, talking points, and quarterly messaging as necessary
  • Support the development and updating of NRC advocacy strategy for South Sudan – ensuring that it is in line with NRC’s Global Advocacy Strategy
  • Support NRC representation offices with situational updates, analysis, and updates on key messaging for South Sudan

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Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in international law, International Relations, Conflict Studies, social sciences or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years good experience working on conflict or political analysis, or on humanitarian advocacy
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented experience with research and the production of written materials – such as reports, briefing notes, position papers, talking points, etc.
  • Documented experience with humanitarian operations, protection, humanitarian space and access, or conflict sensitive approaches
  • Confident communicator, with experience in giving briefings and presentations.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, working well both in teams and independently
  • Self-motivated and excellent observer of protection issues
  • Able to work under pressure and good at timely decision making
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience (Preferred)

  • Previous experience or strong knowledge of the context and conflict in South Sudan

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Analyzing
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Coping with change
  • Influencing

We can offer

Contract period: 12 months, subject to availability of funds.
Fee: From NOK 45,000. Attractive allowances apply
Duty station: Juba
Travel: up to 20%.

*Female applicants are encouraged to apply*

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