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Construction Engineer, Emergency Response

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May 062022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

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We are looking for a Construction Engineer to join our Emergency Response team in South Sudan. In this role you will oversee construction teams and ensure adequate supplies and manpower are in place for the project. You will be monitoring all construction activities (school infrastructures, health center, WASH facilities, office premises etc.) within the program area and provide technical support on managing construction and rehabilitation activities. Bring your experience and expertise to advise, strategize, and monitor our construction efforts. Join the team and use your gifts and talents for the Kingdom.

A day in the life of a Construction Engineer, Emergency Response:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.

In the role of Construction Engineer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Support the Area Coordinator in formulating project work plans and provide reports on Construction/Renovation progress, participating in needs assessment for rehabilitation and/or construction.
  • Facilitate, supervise and monitor implementation of new school and WASH facilities and rehabilitation of classrooms, playgrounds and gender-sensitive latrines.
  • Participate in developing maintenance plans for rehabilitated structures.
  • Monitor and ensure proper usage of the construction materials, assets, services, and tools while supporting purchase preparation
  • Work with relevant authorities to guide proper positioning of the classroom, gender-sensitive WASH facilities on the site.
  • Strengthen coordination with government technical departments, camp management authorities and partners.
  • Supervise site engineers/assistants/foreman, as required, and provides daily instruction and responsibilities for when the Construction Manager is not present at the site.
  • Monitor the progress and quality of work of subcontractors with respect to contract deadlines, budget, scope of work, and deliverables.
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about serving with Samaritan’s Purse.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in civil engineering, construction engineering, architecture or other relevant degree with a minimum of three (3) years of experience at international levels in project monitoring, site supervision, quality assurance and/or other directly related technical fields with practical experience in the planning and execution of shelter/construction projects preferably within humanitarian assistance; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Experience working in a developing country and/or familiarity with emergency response and experience as a Construction/Shelter Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD (or drafting equivalent software)
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office is required
  • Good analytical and negotiating skills
  • Ability to read construction drawings and blueprints
  • Ability to manage and monitor resources and supervise a team of professional and support staff
  • Ability to work independently in a results oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt, respond to change, and tolerate ambiguity
  • Ability to contribute to formulation of strategies and policies
  • General knowledge of latest developments and technology in construction industry.
  • Good understanding of construction project cycles
  • General knowledge and understanding of public procurement principles, financial and legal aspects of construction issues, ethics and risk management of construction project
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (can be completed after hire)

Job Location: Unity State, South Sudan

Type: Full-time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); fluency in Arabic (required)

Accompaniment: Not Accompanied

Travel Expectations: 30-60 days annually; required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary

Benefits:

  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • Annual Home Leave
  • R&R
  • Food and Housing are provided

Samaritan’s Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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GBVSC Field Coordinator

 FULL TIME, Informatica, Sistemas, Internet  Comments Off on GBVSC Field Coordinator
May 062022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 6 Jun 2022

The IRC has been operating in South Sudan since 1989 and currently operates in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Lakes, Unity and Central Equatorial states. Currently, IRC South Sudan implements health, nutrition, WASH, economic recovery and development (food security and livelihoods), women’s protection and empowerment, general protection, peacebuilding and child protection programming.

The GBV Sub cluster is one of the Areas of Responsibilities AoR under the Protection cluster under the global and country level humanitarian Architecture. It is the lead coordinating mechanism for all GBV related humanitarian Action, and it promotes, and coordinates inter Agency and multisector partners for prevention and response to GBV. The GBV SC is co-chaired by UNFPA and an INGO partner in this case is IRC. The goal is to ensure that GBV partners are accountable to the people of concern, programming systems are effective to ensure accessible and safe services and GBV prevention mechanisms are in place. The main key functions of the GBV sub cluster includes (i) Ensure GBV service delivery including systems to support referrals for services, (ii) Developing strategic direction for GBV programing informed by assessments, (iii) Develop an information system for coordination, (iv) Make appeals for GBV funding, (v) Conduct advocacy including Working with the media, (vi) Mainstream GBV into different clusters, (vii) Build capacity of GBV partners.

Job summary

The GBV SC Field Coordinator will provide leadership for GBV programing in their areas of jurisdiction in collaboration with all stakeholders and Government line Ministries. In consultation with the GBV SC National Coordination, the position will coordinate resources for GBV programing in line with global IASC standards. GBV information management for coordination including assessments and Standing Operation procedures, capacity of GBV partners including co-leads of the GBV SC at the state level, Resources mobilization initiatives, strategic partnership with stakeholders for GBV prevention, mitigation and advocacy. The main outcome is to see lifesaving multi-sectoral services for survivors and risk to GBV for women and girls are minimized.

The Gender-Based Violence Sub-Cluster is a working group under the protection cluster that coordinates GBV prevention and response activities for the humanitarian response in South Sudan. The GBV SC is co-chaired by UNFPA and an INGO partner in this case is IRC. The Position will focus on GBV SC coordination in the central Equatoria states.

Coordination and Promoting Joint Action

• Reinforce and/or establish GBV working groups or focal points in collaboration with the Government to ensure GBV programing and information is for the whole state

• Be part of all Coordination forums in the state to represent GBV SC, these may include Protection cluster, ICWG, clusters, PSEA, MHPSS, Government forums etc. to promote engagement of relevant humanitarian actors including government actors and UNMISS.

• Identify focal points to engage with other relevant sectors/clusters for GBV risk mitigation and survivor referral

• Work with different clusters such as WASH, Nutrition, Education, Health, CCCM, FSL, CP, etc to ensure that GBV is mainstreamed in the sectors

• Collaborate with the OCHA focal person in the state to ensure that GBV SC is part of joint assessments, responses

Technical Leadership and Capacity Building

• Disseminate the GBV Strategy for South Sudan to all GBV Partners, Other stakeholders and Government

• Update or develop SOPs for the state and develop/review location specific GBV referral pathways

• Promote awareness of access to and use of relevant tools and guidelines across clusters

• Promote shared knowledge and understanding of the GBV guiding principles and globally endorsed tools for effective GBV Programme management and inter-agency coordination

• Participate in training and Mentorship of GBV partners in the location

• Assess capacity gaps that hinder quality and/or coverage of GBV prevention and response interventions

• Develop/adapt and conduct trainings to address capacity gaps

• Facilitate GBV mainstreaming training for other sector response. Mentor other sectors (identified priority clusters in the uptake of GBV mainstreaming tools and monitor their implementation

• Monitor the implementation and quality of GBV service provision

• Develop and packaged training materials related to coordination and GBV prevention and response

Information Management

• Lead and/or contribute to assessments and situational analyses including interagency assessments; ensure GBV concerns included in multi-cluster assessments and link to consolidated appeals

• Map actors who are supporting/could support GBV-related interventions and identify gaps

• Ensure a standardized approach to data gathering, with an emphasis on ensuring safe and ethical practices as promoted by the Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS), the Guiding Principles for Working with GBV Survivors, and the WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies

• Establish a system for information sharing and dissemination, including for advocacy purposes

• Develop and regularly update an inter-agency M&E framework to guide work of GBV coordination body and support accountability

• Prepare standard periodic reports and progress updates on on-going GBV working group for inclusion in GBV SC updates OCHA Streps, Humanitarian Bulletins, Protection Advisories, Global GBV AoR Weekly Updates, UNFPA HQ internal and external meetings and advocacy, etc.

• Develop strategy for effective communications with affected populations on GBV services, risk mitigation strategies, and to promote gender equality

• Collaborate with Partners in the location to collect their views for the Humanitarian Needs overview (HNO) in preparation for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

• Ensure all partners receive relevant GBV SC documents, Guidelines, SOPS, Strategy, and Reports etc.

• Common IEC material for GBV shared

GBV SC funding opportunities

• Collaborate with GBV partners in the location to participate in Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

• Where possible meet with Donors to highlight funding gaps for GBV programing

• Proactively fund-raise for joint Programme to support the work plan, plus relevant humanitarian funding mechanisms

Advocacy

• Draft key messages and advocacy notes to promote consistent communications that emphasize the life-saving nature of GBV-related interventions in the crisis-affected context

• Meeting with Donors or any relevant authorities to highlight the short falls in Funding for GBV programs

• Work with the media

Planning and Reporting

• Develop location specific GBV working group work plans in line with the outcomes of the GBV Strategy for South Sudan

• Ensure that partners send their biweekly updates, GBVIMS monthly reports, 5W reports using the kobo system, Training reports, Safety Audit reports and all other assessment reports

Monitoring and Evaluation

• Monitoring GBV Programing in the location

Key working relationships:

Direct Reports: Gender Based Violence Sub Cluster Co Lead

Supervise: Gender Based violence Sub cluster Assistant

Requirements:

• Master’s degree in social work, Public Health psychology, international law, human rights law, international relations, social sciences, or another related field.

• Minimum 9 years’ experience working in the field of GBV prevention and response programming and Coordination in conflict-affected areas; INGO experience required.

• Thorough understanding of best practices and evidence-based strategies in GBV response (case management, psychosocial support, legal support; medical support) and GBV secondary and tertiary prevention and risk reduction.

• Demonstrated coordination and capacity building skills with key partners; case management for survivors of GBV / VAWG.

• Demonstrated experience in facilitating practical workshops and educating others on issues including violence against women and girls, GBV, adolescent girls’ protection and empowerment, GBV response and service provision, women’s networking and movement building, leadership, advocacy, psychosocial support.

• Strong experience, knowledge and skills in participatory methods, community development and partnership.

• Excellent project management skills.

• Demonstrated experience in successfully leading, building, and strengthening a team of staff in a dynamic, remote, and changing context.

• Strong ability to respect differences of culture, opinion and lived experiences while upholding rights-based principles and women’s protection and empowerment.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, positive and professional attitude, ability to lead and work well in a team setting and with multiple partners.

• Strengths in listening, empathy, flexibility, and creativity. Self-reflective, collegial; and open to feedback.

• Professional fluency in spoken and written English is required. Arabic a plus.

• Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

• Ability to Travel: 70% to different field locations

Personal specifications:

• Ability to work under pressure, long work hours, and high workload.

• Ability to independently organize work and prioritize tasks.

• Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Working environment:

Security level: Yellow. The situation in the country is generally calm but can be tense and unpredictable; concerns include criminality, presence of armed troops, and looting. The position is based in Juba. Lodging is a private bedroom in a shared IRC guest house – with electricity, internet and cable TV. Food is the individual’s responsibility. Field office housing is more basic, i.e. in traditional huts or tents with separate shared latrines and showers

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Narrowing the Gender Gap: The International Rescue Committee is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including a flexible hour (when possible), maternity leave, transportation support, and gender-sensitive security protocols.

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

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Grants & Information Manager

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Apr 022022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Concern Worldwide
Closing date: 18 Apr 2022

Reports to: Programme Quality Coordinator and line manage the Programme Support Officer and Grants Assistant.

Liaises with: Collaborate closely with Programme Director (PD), Deputy Programme Director (DPD), Programme Coordinators, Programme Managers (PM), M&E Coordinator, Finance and Logistics teams, and Technical Coordinators. Work closely with Head Quarter (HQ) Desk Officer and coordination with HQ Technical Advisors. In addition liaise closely with the relevant clusters information management, in-country donors on proposals and grant-related matters, as appropriate.

Job location: Juba, South Sudan

Pay Band: 3 (€39,128 – €43,476)

Contract: 12 months unaccompanied contract

Start date: As soon as possible

Job Purpose:

The role contributes to ensuring quality programing through effective grant management including through the development of a funding strategy aligned with the strategic plan, donor intelligence/review and analysis of funding opportunities, proposals & cost modifications, managing donor agreements and compliance. Concern’s programme in South Sudan (Central Equatoria, Unity and Northern Bahr el Ghazal states) covers health, nutrition, WASH, shelter, agriculture and food security sectors. Concern is funded by a range of donors including USAID/BHA, ECHO, GAC, Irish Aid, Zurich, FAO, UNICEF, WFP and other private donors. The Grants & Information Manager supports the continued growth of the country programme grants portfolio and effective management of the overall grant cycle from program design till closeout.

In addition, the information management function include maintaining up-to-date records for each grant both in the in-country grant filing system and online Grant Management System (GMS). The successful candidate will also support with preparing internal and external communications, implementation of the donor and organizational branding and visibility plan and preparing updates, reports /presentations for meetings with the donors and other key stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring smooth grant cycle management processes are adhered to and management of the GMS, in close collaboration with HQ Desk Officer
  • Supporting effective management of donor portfolio and identification of funding opportunities
  • Coordinating the development of quality concept notes, proposals, and their timely submission
  • Maintain reporting schedule for each grant (donor) and internal reports, keep track of reporting schedule, timely sharing of the template with the relevant team (PC/Sector Coordinator) for their inputs on reports, review/edits and compiling of both donor/internal reports and timely submission to in-country donor or to HQ Desk officer (where applicable).
  • Leading the development and implementation of the communications strategy in collaboration with PD and DPD
  • Overseeing information and knowledge management to promote learning, ensuring the production and appropriate use of materials for external communications to different audiences.

Grants Management and Reporting

  • Oversee Concern South Sudan’s grants portfolio, keeping PMs and country management team informed and updated on donor policies and compliance requirements.
  • Lead Country programme grant cycle management processes via GMS, and support capacity building of PMs and Grant Owners as required
  • Coordinate grant opening and closure meetings, ensuring participation of programme, finance, logistics and HR colleagues and partners as relevant.
  • Maintain the grants tracking system; update and share regularly with programme and finance focal points and HQ Desk Officer, and lead on ensuring the preparation and submission of timely, accurate, quality reports to donors.
  • Keep up to date with relevant donor regulations and provide proposal development teams and PMs with correct proposal and reporting templates, and guidance on donor policies and compliance requirements.
  • Coordinate with the finance team to ensure that PMs and team members understand and comply with donor grant/contract compliance rules and requirements.
  • Coordinate with Finance team to ensure effective and cohesive development and review of financial and narrative reports and proposals; and timely invoicing to WFP and UNICEF as per agreements.
  • Collaborate with programme teams to ensure contractual visibility and communications requirements of the different donors are met (as appropriate to context).Participate in project review meetings to keep abreast of progress against contractual deliverables including outputs and outcomes.
  • Organize quarterly grant review meetings at the country management team level, involving program and program support teams, to review progress against each grant and agree on follow up action
  • Coordinate with M&E team and PMs to ensure grant M&E obligations are met as per donor requirements and agreements.
  • Coordinate and contribute to review and development of donor, partner and consortia draft contracts, sub-agreements and amendments.

Programme Development and Funding

  • Support PD and DPD on analysis of donor funding streams, proactively identifying funding gaps to be filled, and monitoring of donor pipeline opportunities and calls to contribute to inform decision-making on country grant/donor portfolio, and the Go/No-Go process for new funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate proposal design processes/programme development meetings, ensuring participation of relevant colleagues from across the different sub-teams, implementing partners, consortia partners and local partner NGOs as necessary.
  • Support the PD and DPD to coordinate development of concept notes and proposals, ensuring high quality of content and formatting; liaising with HQ Desk Officer and Technical Advisors for inputs, ensuring internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Support DPD, PD, Area Coordinators and PMs to effectively mainstream cross-cutting issues and quality standards.
  • As a member of the Programme Quality Unit, support the capture and use of learning to inform adaptive management and future programme development.

Information and Communications Management

  • Maintain folders, on GMS, Shared Drive and Sharepoint, of key organisational information required for proposals, and of all prior proposals submitted, for staff induction, learning and future reference purposes (with HQ Desk Officer support).
  • Work with the HQ Desk Officer to produce and promote simplified guidelines and reference tools on the use of GMS and Sharepoint, and track status to ensure clear and complete documentation of grants and programme documents are accessible to PMs and Grant Owners
  • Coordinate and ensure collection and proactive use of beneficiary case studies, photos, field reports, monitoring/support visit reports and other information to demonstrate effectively to different audiences the achievements (and challenges) of programmes implemented, and learning.
  • Support Program Support Officer and the PMs in the production of quarterly (or as agreed) Programme Updates, Newsletters, Briefing Papers and information Packs for distribution to donors, clusters, working groups, fundraisers, etc.
  • Build capacity of the Programme Support Officer for compilation and editing of high quality timely donor and country programme reports and updates as required and ensure submission and dissemination to relevant stakeholders at different levels.
  • Support documentation of key Country level internal meetings and workshops with clear and concise minutes and action points.
  • Support and ensure Concern representation at donor, consortia, humanitarian forums, clusters and other meetings, and thematic workshops/working groups as required and share information arising with DPD, PD and PMs as relevant.
  • Work with PMs and the Programme Support Officer to develop a communications strategy and roll out plan for the country programme

Human Resource Management and Capacity Development

  • Line manage the Programme Support Officer and Grants Assistant, and support their on-going professional development.
  • Support identification of needs for capacity building within individuals and teams, including local partners: source opportunities and, where relevant, directly lead training to build capacities in grants compliance, report writing, proposal development, documentation, case studies, and other relevant topics as agreed with the respective Line Managers.
  • As a member of the country team, actively promote compliance with Concern’s Programme Participants’ Protection Policy, the Code of Conduct and all associated policies, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) and country Accountability Plan

Accountability

In line with Concern’s commitments under the CHS:

  • actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E);
  • work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed;
  • work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.

Required Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Educated to degree level in International Development, Humanitarian Action or relevant discipline.
  • At least four years INGO experience, including at least two years working in grants management and adequate understanding of Humanitarian Architecture
  • Familiarity with key humanitarian and development donors, and their specific reporting and compliance requirements (e.g. ECHO, GAC, USAID/BHA, Irish Aid, UNICEF, WFP, UN, etc.)
  • Previous experience of programme development, proposal design and/or project cycle management.
  • Understanding of mobilising funding from and maintaining relationships with Foundation donors.
  • Significant experience of leading proposal development and strong familiarity with proposal and reporting formats of various donors.
  • Ability to thrive and act independently in a high-pressured, results-focused, dynamic environment.
  • Fluent spoken/written English language skills; proven excellent report and proposal writing ability.
  • High attention to detail in reviewing and inputting to reports, proposals and other documents.
  • Solid experience supporting the development of budgets and ability to review expenditure against narrative reports.
  • Experience identifying and documenting lessons learned, development of quality case studies and/or other communication resources for different audiences.
  • Highly organised, with experience developing work-plans and tracking tools.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes and tools.
  • Good networking abilities, strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills, ideally in multicultural contexts and with colleagues/partners/stakeholders at different levels.
  • Team player, flexible and capable of working effectively in collaboration with colleagues from different backgrounds.

Desirable

  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of main institutional donor priorities for programming in South Sudan.
  • Programmatic experience and/or knowledge of some of the following approaches and sectors: Emergency Response, Resilience, Health, Nutrition, Shelter, WASH, Agriculture and Food Security
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and using learning to strengthen practice.
  • Understanding of and commitment to principles of accountability, equality (esp. Gender), centrality of protection, and conflict sensitivity
  • Professional knowledge of quality standards (e.g. CHS, SPHERE); able to support colleagues in their use.
  • Experience working with local implementing partners.
  • Facilitation and/or training experience; keenness and ability to build capacity of colleagues (in e.g. in donor requirements, proposal/report writing, critical analysis, quality standards, communication materials).
  • Willing to take on new responsibilities, within reason and if needed.
  • Experience working in South Sudan.

How to apply:

CVs should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by the closing date.

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FSL Sector Lead for Emergency and Development Operations*

 Finanzas, FULL TIME  Comments Off on FSL Sector Lead for Emergency and Development Operations*
Feb 262022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Welthungerhilfe
Closing date: 13 Mar 2022

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year (6 months’ probation period). There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Juba, South Sudan, with frequent travels to project locations.

To expand and deepen Welthungerhilfe’s (WHH) portfolio in Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) and foster integrated programming, we are looking for an experienced FSL Sector Lead who will provide strategic leadership and ensure defined quality standards are met in Welthungerhilfe’s programme work in South Sudan. As FSL Sector Lead, you will further develop WHH South Sudan’s strategy to improve food systems (focus: rural communities) in line with WHH’s global strategy. With a clear focus on climate-sensitive agriculture integrating natural resource management (linked to disaster risk reduction) and market system development for improved economic development in rural settings, you will develop the FSL sector strategy and specific approaches that provide evidence-based results and are adaptable to various contexts in South Sudan throughout the project cycle. You will be responsible for maintaining an excellent network with senior technicians from partners (incl. humanitarian sector and private sector), line ministries/relevant government authorities, the UN Cluster, and the donor community. As part of a large team (250+ staff, incl. 25 international staff), you will report to the Head of Programmes and work in close coordination with the Heads of Projects, project teams, MEAL Managers and the Emergency Programme Coordinator.

Your responsibilities

  • In collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders, develop FSL strategies and guidelines for WHH South Sudan with a focus on climate-sensitive agriculture integrating natural resource management (incl. DRR) and market systems in majorly rural/peri-urban contexts

  • Provide strategic and technical leadership for FSL program design, developing new approaches and areas of intervention, bringing in best practices from multiple countries

  • Identify strategic entry points, areas of intervention and niches for WHH in the FSL sector

  • Ensure gender- and conflict-sensitive FSL programming, aiming for empowerment and dignity of women, youth and men in program areas

  • In close collaboration with the Emergency Programme Coordinator, contribute to emergency response planning and disaster reduction programming

  • Ensure high quality implementation as well as consistency and harmonisation of the WHH approaches in South Sudan

  • Ensure that projects comply with WHH and donor standards, international standards (CHS, LEGS) and national laws and policies

  • In collaboration with the MEAL Manager, monitor program and project quality at outcome and impact levels, facilitate evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote innovation for continuous programming improvement

  • In collaboration with the MEAL Manager, develop monitoring tools, (joint) needs assessments, technical studies and contribute to evaluations

  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposals, budgets and donor reports

  • Collect sector specific data and background information and provide sector-related context analysis for proposal development

  • Lead and design FSL technical assessments and multisectoral assessments in coordination with other sector coordinators and relevant external sector agencies

  • Ensure quality documentation of achievements and lessons learned (incl. translation into adaptation at project/program level) in close cooperation with the MEAL Manager and work in close collaboration with the Communications Coordinator on the development of visibility materials and the communications strategy

  • Actively coordinate with national authorities on WHH project implementation to ensure support, acceptance and sustainability of the project outcomes

  • Provide technical support to the technical teams and Heads of Projects

  • Contribute to recruitment, ongoing supervision, and evaluation of the staff in the FSL sector

  • Ensure training of local counterparts and government actors in identified thematic areas and provide regular coaching to WHH’s technical teams working in the FSL sector

  • Represent WHH in relevant national clusters, networks and, when requested, in donor conferences

Your profile

  • A relevant university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture (focus on climate adaptation would be an asset), Economics and/or Rural Development

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive global experience and proven record in designing and managing FSL projects in various fragile contexts – previous experience in South Sudan is an asset

  • Experience with emergency response and its translation to recovery and development

  • Experience with mainstreaming protection and gender considerations into programming is a strong asset

  • Excellent understanding of the humanitarian architecture and coordination system and experience in navigating this structure

  • Proven track record of successful donor interactions and integrated program design

  • Proven track record of capacity building of national and sector staff, partners and authorities

  • Understanding of trends in the sector, ability to quickly analyse information and trends and translate them into action

  • Understanding of technical approaches to resilience in the areas of climate adaptation, gender sensitivity and conflict sensitive programming – Experience in local governance and policy development is an important asset

  • Excellent networker/coordinator, strategic thinker, creativity and ability to provide strategic direction and translate strategy into operation plans and actions

  • Team player – ability to coordinate among departments and work with international teams

  • Demonstrated ability to respond to multiple responsibilities in a timely manner and produce high level outcomes

  • Willingness to travel to remote and volatile locations, perform under high pressure and understand work life balance

  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe’s project countries

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, German and/or Arabic 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”.

How to apply:

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by March 13, 2022 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.

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

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GBV Sub-Cluster Co-Lead Coordinator

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Feb 262022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 31 Mar 2022

The GBV Sub cluster is one of the Areas of Responsibilities AoR under the Protection cluster under the global and country level humanitarian Architecture. It is the lead coordinating mechanism for all GBV related humanitarian Action, and it promotes, and coordinates inter Agency and multisector partners for prevention and response to GBV. The GBV SC is co-chaired by UNFPA and an INGO partner in this case is IRC. The goal is to ensure that GBV partners are accountable to the people of concern, programming systems are effective to ensure accessible and safe services and GBV prevention mechanisms are in place. The main key functions of the GBV sub cluster includes (i) Ensure GBV service delivery including systems to support referrals for services, (ii) Developing strategic direction for GBV programing informed by assessments, (iii) Develop an information system for coordination, (iv) Make appeals for GBV funding, (v) Conduct advocacy including Working with the media, (vi) Mainstream GBV into different clusters, (vii) Build capacity of GBV partners.

Job summary

The GBV SC National Coordinator will provide leadership for GBV PREVENTION, RISK MITIGATION and RESPONSE in South Sudan. Build sustainable strategic partnership with UN Agencies, UN Missions, Ministry of Gender, INGOs, NNGOs, Civil Society Organizations, Women Led Organizations and Community-based Organizations (CBOs). Support strategic leadership of GBV programing with clear goals and objectives in line with GBV minimum standards to guide partners. Support capacity building of GBV partners in line with GBV Assessments, prevention, response, risk mitigation, Advocacy, and documentations in line with GBV IASC guidelines. Work with the information management officer to ensure that GBV data is documented and assessment reports. Ensure coordination of GBV sub cluster sub national structures in the whole country, represent the GBV sub cluster at the Inter-cluster coordination Group ICCG, Protection cluster PC, all clusters, and the Technical Reference Groups (TRGs). Work with sub national GBV coordinators to support GBV advocacy. Ensure that all humanitarian cross-cutting issues such as Gender, Accountability to Affected People (AAP), Disability and Inclusion, Environmental sensitiveness and Protection mainstreaming.

1. Build sustainable strategic partnership

• Build partnership with GBV sub cluster partners to spearhead GBV programing in South Sudan which includes UN Agencies, UN Missions, Ministry of Gender, INGOs, NNGOs, Civil Society Organizations and Women Led Organizations

• Coordinate with the different clusters to ensure that GBV risk mitigation is part f their programming especially WASH, Nutrition, FSL, Education, Shelter & Livelihoods, NFI, CCCM.

• Strategic partnership with the Media to ensure ethical initiatives on GBV information

• Strategic partnership with Government line ministries especially Ministry of Gender Child and Social Welfare, ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Education and Sports.

2. Technical Leadership and Capacity Building

• Development of GBV strategy for South Sudan, support in development of Action plans for the strategy and disseminate the strategy in the states to all GBV Partners, Other stakeholders, and Government.

• Ensure GBV Sub cluster is part of the country Humanitarian Needs Overview HNO to guide analysis of GBV severity to inform the Humanitarian Coordinator on GBV direction in South Sudan.

• Work with the Strategic Advisory Group SAG to steer the strategic direction of GBV programming in South Sudan.

• Support GBV field Coordinators to develop tailored Action plans in line with the GBV strategy.

• Update or develop Standard Operating Procedures SOPs for the state and develop/review GBV referral pathways,

• Promote shared knowledge and understanding of the GBV guiding principles and globally endorsed tools for effective GBV programme management and inter-agency coordination including GBV minimum Standards

• Work with the different Technical Reference Group (TRGs) – Case management TRG, Health TRG, Rule of Law TRG, Caring for Child survivors TRG, GBV prevention TRG and Alternative fuel TRG to support GBV prevention and response in South Sudan.

• Conduct capacity assessment of GBV partners and provide tailored trainings to identified partners.

3. Information Management and Reporting

• Lead and/or contribute to assessments and situational analyses including interagency assessments; ensure GBV concerns included in multi-cluster assessments and link to consolidated appeals

• Map actors who are supporting/could support GBV-related interventions and identify gaps and have a profile of all GBV actors in your location

• Ensure a standardized approach to data gathering, common tool with an emphasis on ensuring safe and ethical practices as promoted by the Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS), the Guiding Principles for Working with GBV Survivors, and the WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies.

• Support sharing of state level GBV IMS information in collaboration with the GBV Information Management Officer (IMO) guided by the Information Sharing Protocol ISP to inform GBV programming.

• Establish a system for information sharing and dissemination, including for advocacy purposes in collaboration with the GBV Information management Officer IMO

• Prepare standard periodic reports and progress updates on on-going GBV working group for inclusion in GBV SC updates OCHA SitReps, Humanitarian Bulletins, Protection Advisories, Global GBV AoR Weekly Updates, UNFPA HQ internal and external meetings and advocacy, etc.

• Collaborate with Partners in the location to collect their views for the Humanitarian Needs overview (HNO) in preparation for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and ensure all partners receive relevant GBV SC documents, Guidelines, SOPS, Strategy, and Reports etc.

• Ensure that partners send their biweekly updates, GBVIMS monthly reports, 5W reports using the kobo system, Training reports, Safety Audit reports and all other assessment reports

4. GBV Sub cluster Coordination

• Support GBV coordination structures in 15 locations to assess their capacity, provide tailored training and support sub national level meetings

• Represent the GBV sub cluster in all Coordination mechanisms including Inter Cluster Coordination Group (ICCG), Protection Cluster (PC) all clusters, Needs Analysis working Group (NAWG), Operations Working Group (OWG)

5. GBV SC funding opportunities

• Collaborate with GBV partners in the location to participate in Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

• Where possible meet with Donors to highlight funding gaps for GBV programing

• Proactively fund-raise for joint Programme to support the work plan, plus relevant humanitarian funding mechanisms

6. Advocacy

• Draft key messages and advocacy notes to promote consistent communications that emphasize the life-saving nature of GBV-related interventions in the crisis-affected context

• Meeting with Donors or any relevant authorities to highlight the short falls in Funding for GBV programs and work with the media

7. Monitoring and Evaluation

• Monitoring GBV Programing in the location, develop and regularly update an inter-agency M&E framework to guide work of GBV coordination body and support accountability.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in social study or relevant field from a recognized university with 10 years of relevant experience; or master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in partnership management, consortium/network management or subgrant/partner identification and management.

• Proven experience in coordination of multiple stakeholders (internal and external).

• Excellent English writing and speaking skills are mandatory and are the most important requirement for this position.

• Experience facilitating sub-grants, including proposal review, agreement development, and monitoring strongly desired.

• Program development experience, including development of key project documents such as logical frameworks, monitoring tools, etc.

• Experience designing and implementing capacity building programs is a plus.

• Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PPT). Budgeting experience required.

• NGO experience in similar position is preferred.

• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Personal specifications:

• Ability to work under pressure, long work hours, and high workload.

• Ability to independently organize work and prioritize tasks.

• Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Working environment:

Security level: Yellow. The situation in the country is generally calm but can be tense and unpredictable; concerns include criminality, presence of armed troops, and looting. The position is based in Juba. Lodging is a private bedroom in a shared IRC guest house – with electricity, internet and cable TV. Food is the individual’s responsibility. Field office housing is more basic, i.e. in traditional huts or tents with separate shared latrines and showers

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Narrowing the Gender Gap: The International Rescue Committee is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including a flexible hour (when possible), maternity leave, transportation support, and gender-sensitive security protocols.

How to apply:

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Geographic Information Systems Coordinator

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Feb 162022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 24 Feb 2022

*Open to South Sudanese Nationals

The Geographic Information Systems Coordinator is responsible for the management of the process of data collection and data analysis for all field assessments. He/She will manage the geospatial databases of the various ongoing activities and is the lead of the design and revision of data collection tools in close coordination with M&E, mapping and visualisation so as to plan and inform country level humanitarian analysis, programming, advocacy and communications efforts in NRC South Sudan. He/she will support the NRC WASH and Protection cluster teams as well as programmes by analyzing and presenting key geospatial data about contextual development, programmes and clients/beneficiaries and will lead spatial and non-spatial data management activities. The GIS Coordinator will be proficient at using data to map events and programmes, develop mapping applications and tools and manage a digital library of geographic maps in various file types. The analysts will work in close coordination with the sector Specialists, the Protection Information Management Coordinator and Programme Managers. They will need to explain geographic trends and findings from their analyses, requiring excellent communication skills.

Generic Responsibilities:

  1. Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
  2. Maintain a constant overview of all data collection activities under the various projects implemented by the field teams.
  3. In collaboration with the sector Specialists, the Protection Information Management Coordinator and Programme Managers, develop the methodology of data collection and analysis via GIS platforms.
  4. Contribute to the training of field staff on the data collection tools (assessments, surveys, KII and FGD questions) along with the concerned Specialists and M&E.
  5. Support in the planning of the data collection activities and follow up on the implementation based on planning and as required by the project’s timeline.
  6. Identify and secure supplementary data at national and local levels to enhance the geospatial analysis of ongoing assessments.
  7. Mobilize communities and community leaders for the implementation of the assessment phases and coordinate with the relevant actors on field level to ensure proper and smooth implementation.
  8. Report concerns related to data collection and suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of activities.
  9. Prepare data visualisation documents and analysis tools and support in the analysis and utilisation of the data.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the GIS technical lead and point of contact for NRC South Sudan country GIS and related matters and lead the design, development, management and update of BHA project geodatabases.
  • Design, develop, customize, and maintain spatial data, analyses and information products using GIS and related software and subsystems.
  • Develop regular GIS/information analysis products that illustrate scale and impact of NRC’s programming and also contextual developments that affect NRC’s interventions in South Sudan.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of new spatial data and lead its integration into NRC’s existing GIS and information analysis products.
  • Train the Protection Information Management Coordinator and other relevant staff on the utilization and navigation of GIS databases.
  • Manage data manipulation and generate data visualizations using ArcGIS programs mainly ArcMap for desktop and ArcGIS online using web maps and story maps.
  • Work with colleagues in South Sudan country programme to generate real-time geographic layers specific to programming.
  • Ensure key spatial data and information is analyzed and presented in a suitable way to support decision-making and inform programming.
  • Create “shape files” to merge topographical data with external data by layering external data over a topographical map.
  • Design digital maps with geographic data; produce accurate maps and other representations of geographical data and discover patterns and trends through spatial mapping of data.
  • Participate in relevant information management and analysis coordination forums or activities.
  • Assist with data collection with GPS and field collection; check data quality, perform data merging and cleaning to convert data into its desired form; record and document details of map updates, additions or deletions. Manage a digital library of geographic maps in various file types.
  • Perform any other task as assigned or delegated.

Competencies

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional competencies

  • At least 3 years of experience in GIS Development, data analysis, mapping applications and/or information management.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Sciences, Geography, Surveying, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Topography, Urban Planning or other relevant field with technical specialization in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Experience in programming using databases and maps and in managing spatial data and information.
  • Knowledge and experience of programming with databases and maps, use of programming languages would be an asset.
  • Experience of designing and maintaining relational databases.
  • Experience with GPS measuring tools; knowledge and/or experience of ESRI ArcGIS or equivalent software suite.
  • Strong data management skills and the ability to present deliverables to a variety of audiences.
  • Proficiency with database programming languages such as SQL, R or Python and experience with graphics packages (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Proficiency with front-end design languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and various mapping languages.
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter, and prioritize tasks with limited guidance while being an active member of the team.
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and focus on results
  • Strong organisational and team working skills
  • Good ability to work independently
  • Sensitivity and high levels of self-awareness
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Good English language skills
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus
  • Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills

For more information, here is the detailed Job Description

Additional Details

Duty station: Juba, South Sudan

Type of Contract: 10 months full-time with possibility of extension based on funding and performance

Travel: 50% to field locations

Salary: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

This position is open to South Sudanese Nationals only

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

How to apply:

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Infrastructure, S/NFI & CVA Advisor

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Feb 022022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 1 May 2022

Role & Responsibilities

Develop and strengthen Medair’s infrastructure construction strategy, policy and field activities, offering strategic and technical advice to the South Sudan’s team, including the CD, DCDs, project coordinators, and personnel involved in the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure. The advisor is also expected to seek to increase the portfolio of shelter and infrastructure projects, according to the needs. The role also includes coordinating and networking at a senior level with national authorities and other NGOs, contributing to the overall management of the country programme, training and coaching Medair technical staff as well as briefing project coordinators on basic technical information.

Project Overview

The Infrastructure and Shelter and Non-Food Items & CVA (Cash & Voucher Assistance) Advisor develop and strengthen the ERT S/NFI and CVA strategy for Medair South Sudan and work closely with the ERT S/NFI team to develop policies and procedures for CVA based on Medair’s global policies that fit the context of South Sudan. The advisor is also expected to seek to increase the portfolio of CVA projects, where applicable and according to the needs. The Infrastructure Advisor will also be responsible for managing the innovation project entitled: Efficient Digital Design for Resilient Robust Shelter, which includes coordination with local researchers (i.e., University of Juba). The project is a partnership with the EPFL.

Workplace & Working Conditions

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

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

March 2022. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Infrastructure: Project Identification, planning and execution

  • Work with the Medair SDS country office and GSO advisers to define, refine, and document Medair program strategies and infrastructure-related SOPs. Support the Country Director in the technical aspects of the development and production of new concepts and proposals and proactively plan for the responsible exit of the interested parties.
  • Contribute to the drafting of proposals & reports that include infrastructure, with the specifications of the sectors.
  • Review / preparation of technical and design documents, including drawings, technical specifications and lists of quantities for planned infrastructure interventions. Serve as a liaison and promote on behalf of the Medair programme strategy with stakeholders related to shelter and infrastructure.
  • Maintain an overview of the overall implementation of designated projects (Components / Sectors), providing accurate feedback regarding everything related to infrastructure to ensure that preventive and corrective actions are taken.
  • Contribute to the budget of the programme coordinating with the PCs to plan and budget Infrastructure.
  • Provide technical support to Medair technical staff involved with Infrastructure at all locations to ensure accurate, quality, impact-driven implementation and active problem resolution.
  • Periodically evaluate and provide recommendations to field technical staff, PCs on the quality of Infrastructure programmes and interventions during field visits and at other times.
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to Medair technical staff to ensure that all designs and technical documents are accurate and for sector, Medair’s national, and meet Medair’s quality and cost specifications.
  • Participate in procurement procedures and assist in the identification of contractors and suppliers by providing technical evaluation support. Review and customize technical training material relevant to the programme.
  • Provide assistance to PCs to ensure that sector personnel receive adequate and appropriate training by providing mentoring and training and by promoting technical staff capacity development.
  • Carry out periodic follow-up visits together with the technical field staff, ensuring that the project objectives are met within the established deadlines and in accordance with recognized standards. Promote Medair’s environmental and DRR policies (e.g. the green office tool) and act as focal point for this within the South Sudan programme.

S/NFI and CVA

  • Work with the Medair SDS country office and GSO advisors to define, refine, and document Medair programme strategies and SOPs for CVA interventions in South Sudan.
  • Provide technical advice and support to ERT, on issues related to S/NFI distributions and CVA interventions.
  • Define Medair guidelines, policies and procedures, in line with donor requirements, in consultation with GSO advisers for CVA interventions. Contribute to proposals and reports for projects that include S/NFI and CVA interventions.
  • Ensure that S/NFI and CVA projects are implemented in accordance with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donors, national and international standards.
  • Carry out periodic follow-up visits together with the technical field staff, ensuring that the project objectives are met within the established deadlines and in accordance with recognized standards.

Communication and Coordination

  • Liaise and coordinate with GSO and regional sector specialists and feedback to the Country Office Team
  • Actively support problem-solving on technical issues across all bases.
  • Liaise and coordinate closely with relevant ministries and other authorities, and advocacy for Medair’s programme.
  • Accompany donors on field trips to give technical input as requested infrastructure-related humanitarian aid issues and actively participate. Coordinate with OCHA, sectors, and other partners and coordinating bodies.

Reporting and Management

  • Active role in the technical drafting and review of proposals and reports in consultation with the relevant Medair GSO sector advisor. Provide technical input in the recruitment and professional development of technical staff.
  • Support relevant field managers and GSO staff in planning, constructing and monitoring Infrastructure budgets.
  • Provide technical oversight of the Infrastructure team at all locations.
  • Employ Information Management technologies to increase efficiency.

Support functions

  • Work within Medair’s security protocol and contribute to security measures where necessary, including being active part of Security Management Team and Crises Management Team.
  • Work within Medair’s recognised procedures in the area of finance, logistics and quality management.

Manager of the innovation project entitled: Efficient Digital Design for Resilient Robust Shelter

  • Participate in weekly/bi-weekly meetings with the EPFL and GSO Advisors.
  • Liaise with local partners (University of Juba, etc).
  • Manage the project, ensuring its delivery on time, on budget, and to an internationally acceptable quality.

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

  • Degree in architecture, engineering, or similar subject.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • At least 5 years related professional experience. NGO Experience.
  • Experience of practical site construction management and project design, including development of technical construction drawings. Able to problem solve and work with others to come up with practical solutions.
  • Experience of sub-contractor engagement and management. Engineering and construction management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere and CHS.
  • Highly motivated, self-initiator, proactive, organised, honest and trustworthy.

All new deploying international staff to Medair’s country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.

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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WASH & Infrastructure Coordinator

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Jan 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Joint Aid Management
Closing date: 18 Feb 2022

About JAM:

Founded in 1984, Joint Aid Management (JAM) is an African international non-Governmental Organization working to provide African communities with ways in which they can create a sustainable living. It runs programmes in Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and South Sudan. In South Sudan, JAM has been operating since 2002 creating footprints in current six operational areas namely: Jonglei, Greater Pibor Administrative Area, Unity, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap and Central Equatoria. JAM’s integrated programming in South Sudan focuses on three assistance platforms. 1) Responding to Acute Emergencies; 2) Responding to protracted crisis and fragile contexts; and 3) Promoting Community Resilience and Transformation. This approach ensures that even when we respond to emergencies, our planning, interventions and engagement with communities happen in a way that enables transitioning – building community absorptive, adaptive, and transformative capacities. Our Project Management Cycle promotes participatory and community-based approaches that enhance community ownership. JAM is committed to seeking effective transitions to create sustainable local ownership and government support. We encourage a relationship of trust with communities and their local leadership.

JAM South Sudan is seeking to recruit a WASH & Infrastructure Coordinator to be based in Warrap State, but roving throughout JAM operation field sites in South Sudan depending on need and work plans.

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Programme Manager, or a designee, the WASH & Infrastructure Coordinator is responsible for the technical design, coordinating and monitoring of qualitative and operational aspects of JAM’s WASH and infrastructure activities, including quick impact projects, infrastructure development and cash-based and food-based interventions. S/he technically supervises the project implementation teams dealing with community access roads, wells, water harvesting structures, flood dykes, micro-irrigation systems and other construction-related interventions. S/he is required to ensure compliance with engineering designs, standards and environmental considerations throughout infrastructure construction phase, provide technical support and training to field staff. S/he will work closely with Area Managers, technical leads (Food Assistance, FSL, Health & Nutrition) and Operations Manager to achieve programme objectives and targets effectively and efficiently. **

Key Responsibilities

· Provide sound technical inputs into proposal design of projects related to DRR infrastructure and ensure new or adapted projects focus on maximizing efficiencies, impact and integrated approaches, and that critical elements like technical approach, financial, human, and logistical definitions are assessed and incorporated;

· Ensure that local communities and/or relevant authorities have been consulted on all activities and that all necessary approvals have been granted prior to the execution of projects.

· In liaison with the relevant Technical Manager and Operations Manager lead the technical aspects of all DRR infrastructure/construction projects, including assessment, design technical specifications, Bill of Quantity (BoQ) calculations, scheduling, tendering and contracting in accordance to the relevant international/national standards.

· Lead the tender evaluation process including assessment of bidders’ qualifications, competency, and experience, and in analyzing and reviewing the quoted unit rates against JAM-prepared cost estimates and technical specifications.

· Oversee the management and implementation of WASH and infrastructure projects to ensure that the scope, budget, equipment/tools, timeframe and quality are in accordance to project specifications, donor and stakeholders’ requirements and JAM internal policies, guidelines and procedures;

· Contribute to the management of financial/budgetary planning, exercise quality control over the implementation of procedures and all documents and ensure proper follow-up as necessary.

· Undertakes overall management and monitoring of JAM’s ongoing contracts and framework agreements with contractors/suppliers and takes appropriate action to resolve problems or make adjustments based on contextual and programmatic changes.

· In consultation with the MEAL Manager, develop and implement WASH and infrastructure project standards, monitoring mechanisms, quality assurance mechanisms, and construction specifications in respective technical fields. Provide guidance and advice on quality control and other technical areas to the staff in the field.

· Maintain a monitoring and evaluation system for WASH and infrastructure activities to facilitate data analysis and tracking of indicators and ensure the consolidation of data on the beneficiaries reached and share with the MEAL Manager on monthly basis, or as and when required.

· Ensure accurate record keeping, construction inspections and quality audits. Ensure that drawings and records of actual quantities maintained are kept up to date and variations and addendums are issued correctly

· Participate as an active member in external coordination meetings at national and sub-national levels, related to infrastructure activities (such as WASH Cluster and Shelter/NFI Cluster), associated working groups and other relevant forums and missions.

· Support the coordination with the relevant local authorities for the WASH and infrastructure works and activities to ensure buy in and cooperation.

· Ensure visibility of WASH and infrastructure projects, contribute to JAM’s communications/ marketing collaterals, social media platforms, and periodic reports in close coordination with the Communications Specialist. Disseminate research, best practices and lessons learned internally and externally through publications, networks, working groups, events, and conferences.

· Provides technical supervision to the teams operating on WASH and infrastructure projects by participating in the recruitment processes. and performance objective setting and evaluations. S/he does not have direct staff management, but coordinates the activities of the technical staff together with the managers of the projects

· Ensure that adequate and relevant capacity building is provided to staff working on WASH and infrastructure projects. Capacity development and mentoring of the national staff is particularly important.

Qualifications and requirements

  1. A university degree in a relevant engineering discipline: Civil/Water Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Architecture. Sound knowledge and experience in applying engineering expertise to construction projects in developing countries in humanitarian and or development contexts.

  2. Proven experience and broad knowledge of relevant technical sectors such as: Food Aid and Cash-based Assistance, WASH, humanitarian protection and emergency response;

  3. Demonstrated project management experience, with strong understanding of quality frameworks and monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, acquired through a minimum of five years of project management experience in a complex and large programme setting

  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with working experience in liaising with governmental authorities and local communities as well as national and international institutions;

  5. Fluency in English and excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel; AutoCAD and GIS preferred.

  6. Willingness to travel and stay in field locations and ability to respond practically to unstable and frequently changing security environments, and tolerate basic field conditions in remote sites.

  7. Ability to integrate protection and inclusion, gender equality, vulnerability and safeguarding considerations into the humanitarian interventions.

  8. Commitment to a positive work environment in compliance with JAM’s Core Values, Code of Conduct, PSEA and other humanitarian accountability obligations.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs and Cover letters to jamss.recruitment@jamint.com

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Infrastructure Manager

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Jan 142022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: DT Global
Closing date: 11 Feb 2022

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition – we provide world-class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.

Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain, and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world. For more information, please see www.dt-global.com.

Overview: DT Global is seeking an Infrastructure Manager for the USAID-funded Shejeh Salam activity implemented in South Sudan. The Infrastructure Manager must be an experienced and independent professional who helps the project meet its goals and objectives by serving as the focal point for design of projects, oversees and monitors construction and architecture/engineering subcontracts, and undertakes assessments for small scale community infrastructure. The Infrastructure Manager will report directly to the Chief of Party.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Idea Development and Pre-Construction

  • Analyze requests for new rehabilitation and or construction works; carry out assessments and prepare reports with recommendations for follow up actions.
  • Undertake technical assessments for small scale community infrastructure projects that could include buildings / community centers, hospitals, schools, roads, bridges, water points.
  • Contribute technical inputs to grant design and preparation of idea templates/grant proposals.
  • Prepare Environmental Review Reports (ERRs) and obtain USAID approval prior to start of activity.

Design Stage

  • Develop Scope of Works (SOWs) for Architecture / Engineer (A/E) partners and train them on the project scope.
  • Ensure Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) is incorporated to the implementation plan at the design stage.
  • Manage the contracts of the A/E firms through daily communications with the partners, review of their work and regular meetings.
  • Approve the A/E monthly invoices from a technical point of view.
  • Serves as the focal point for design of projects. Collaborate with A/E firms on development of blueprints and Bill of Quantities (BoQs), review and approve the blueprints and BoQs submitted, assist in development of sustainable solutions.
  • Ensures architectural plans follow South Sudan’s / US government best practices in design and construction.
  • Prepare environmental review reports (ERF/ERR, EMMP, and Construction Monitoring Checklists) for the proposed construction sites and coordinate final review with Environmental Specialist. Submit to USAID and obtain USAID approval prior to start of activity.

Procurement Stage

  • Prepare all documentation for RFPs and RFQs. Including complete set of designs, BOQ, SOWs work, Technical Specifications, Work Plan, HASP, QA/QC Plan, EMMP with Construction Monitoring Checklists.
  • Participate in pre bid meetings and bidding process throughout the assigned committee for selection of vendors and provide technical input to the preparation of tenders, during bid evaluation process and in the preparation of the construction contracts pre- approval by COP or her designee.
  • Participate in bid analysis on RFPs and RFQs, especially with respect to technical quality, appropriate technical approaches, and quality and soundness of proposed QA/QC, health and safety and environmental monitoring processes.
  • Review and approve Health and Safety Plan (HASP) prior to the start of construction.
  • Review EMMP and Environmental Monitoring Checklists with sub-contractor at kick-off meeting and arrange a process for the sub-contractor to submit Environmental Monitoring Checklists to the Engineer for review on a regular basis.

Construction Implementation Stage

  • Collaborate with sub-contractors on site identification and site layout of construction projects.
  • Interprets plans and specifications and projects milestones to ensure compliance with requirements, project timeframe and to resolve questions as to intent of same.
  • Lead collaborative approaches to problem solving between key stakeholders.
  • Visit project sites to oversee and monitor construction and architecture/ engineering subcontractors, conduct all inspection activities on construction projects, to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, safety and security, and environmental regulations and EMMP implementation, provide guidance to the construction companies and the A/E teams.
  • Regularly gather and review Environmental Monitoring Checklists and monitor EMMP implementation during site visits.
  • Manage the Quality Assurance/Quality Control oversight company for all construction projects.
  • Ensure all site surveys, soil and water samples, concrete tests etc are done in a timely manner and are recorded in the project documentation.
  • Works closely with local communities to ensure wide participation on the implementation of projects.
  • Coordinates all the different partners on the ground in the implementation of projects.
  • Coordinate with local authorities at locality and state levels to ensure the entire requirement for the construction will be provided.
  • Supervise site engineers / assistants / foreman, as required, and provide daily instruction and responsibilities for when the Construction Manager is not present at the site.
  • Monitor the progress and quality of work of subcontractors with respect to contract deadlines, budget, scope of work, and deliverables.
  • Monitor quality and quantity of construction materials and equipment and verify against contract terms, inventory reports, and accepted construction standards, and compliance with design documents and specifications.
  • Resolve in coordination with relevant stakeholders’, conflicts and or problems raised by communities from the construction where possible and recommends any probable or desirable changes.
  • Ensures that all complaints and requests for information are handled promptly and properly.
  • Timely actions on potential delays and/or cost overruns that can either be prevented or mitigated are to be quickly reported with recommended remedial actions for the Chief of Party approval.
  • Evaluate contractor or grantee change order requests and make written recommendations to Shejeh Salam management for written response–prior to accepting or implementing any change orders.
  • Represents the project in meetings and ceremonies, as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all administrative aspects of construction project management are completed according to procedures.
  • Develop weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual report and review reports submitted by site supervisors, construction sub-contractor and A/E – QAQC sub-contractor and recommend necessary actions for corrective measures. Develop operation and maintenance plan (O&M) for each site.
  • Conduct training program for grantees for understanding and implementation of O&M plan for each site.
  • Keeps detailed and accurate records.

Education & Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in civil engineering; master’s degree a plus
  • Certification as a licensed Professional Engineer from the country of origin or a recognition of an international professional engineering body, such as the International Professional Engineers Agreement (IPEA)
  • Experience in low-cost, context-appropriate small scale infrastructure design and management of the related procurements, preferably at least five years’ experience
  • Experience managing construction projects from the design phase to the close out/retention period
  • Demonstrated experience in construction and management of construction teams
  • Experience developing and overseeing construction implementation plans
  • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations (including environmental protocols)
  • Significant experience preparing BoQs, RFPs, SOWs, design documents and overseeing the bidding and selection process for construction projects
  • In-kind grants management experience, including knowledge of community-led programming preferred
  • Extensive experience writing construction progress reports, reading construction drawings, and inspecting construction works
  • Ability to keep teams up to date with relevant information and produce timely reports
  • Experience working in conflict zones, with a preference on sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in South Sudan a plus.
  • Strong management skills in a complex operating environment. Demonstrated ability to pivot as needed based on operating environment
  • Good team player, flexible and capable of working with a multinational country team and in remote areas
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under tight deadlines and within agreed upon parameters with minimal supervision
  • Outgoing personality with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong reporting, writing, analytical, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills including spoken & written English. Knowledge of Arabic and / or local language desirable
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel and other computer applications

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
  • Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
  • Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • Customer/Client Focused: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
  • Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

How to apply:

Please apply through the DT Global website. To view additional opportunities, please go to https://dt-global.com/company/careers.

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Shelter & Settlement Team Leader (Site Planner)

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Dec 162021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Closing date: 29 Dec 2021

We are looking for a highly qualified, self-motivated Shelter & Settlement Team Leader (Site Planner) who is able to coordinate activities and 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, Jonglei, Greater Pibor, 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:

Within the Camp Management department, the Shelter and Settlement Team Leader is responsible for improving the newly established Self-Settled IDP sites in Bentiu, established by the flood-displaced persons in Unity State. The Shelter and Settlement Team Leader is responsible for conducting needs assessment activities, technical shelter surveys, demarcation of the lands, planning the drainage systems, production of visual maps as well as Cash for Work activities.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure DRC’s operations are technically sound in site planning and thus better able to meet the needs of persons of concern.
  • Ensure that selection of sites for the internationally Displace Persons (IDP) are based on approved technical guidelines, considering relevant factors like land availability, accessibility, security, water resources, and absorption capacity.
  • Conduct technical feasibility studies (site assessments) to identify adequate sites in close coordination with Local Authorities at Provincial, District, and Divisional levels, as well as with the concerned line Ministries and implementing partners.
  • Ensure that basic technical criteria of land availability/property, accessibility, security, topography, water resources, absorption capacity, and adequate terrain for proper sanitation facilities are considered while selecting potential sites. Other factors such as roads, flooding, and possible conflict with the local population (grazing land) have also to be considered when identifying potential settlement solutions.
  • In close coordination with implementing partners and other concerned parties, settlement plans and their implementation modalities, including construction/rehabilitation of communal infrastructures (latrines, water points, etc.), considering the overall needs of target groups and their cultural preferences the concerns of the local communities.
  • Ensure that settlement designs take into consideration protection-oriented issues such as sexual and gender-based violence and the specific needs of women, men, girls and boys. The security and privacy of all people of concern, the adequate location of sanitary/health/education facilities, communal services and distribution areas should also be addressed.
  • Coordinate with the affected committees, local authorities and other partners the identification of potential needs related to shelter and NFIs,
  • Advise on matters related to the procurement of sector related materials or equipment, including the development of technical specifications for bid documents, technical evaluation of bids, review/inspection of the quality of products/works.
  • Assist Programme colleagues in analysing budgetary implications of technical components and ensuring the technical integrity of all sectoral interventions.
  • Work in close coordination with all functional departments in DRC for all issues related to protection, population of concern figures and assistance.
  • Other duties assigned by the manager

About you

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Architecture, or Civil-Engineering
  • 3 years’ experience working with an NGO in an emergency response setting is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of site surveying and site identification (including topography, hydrology, land use, physical planning, environment impacts, engineering, etc.).
  • Prior experience in settlement site planning including layout of shelter plots, roads, communal infrastructures and basic services.
  • Prior experience in designing and implementing shelter strategies.
  • Sound knowledge on use and application of design softwares including but not limited to ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil 3D
  • Previous shelter experience in South Sudan is a plus

Key Stakeholders

  • DRC Departments
  • Shelter Technical Coordinator
  • UN Agencies
  • Government departments (RRC, Ministry of Infrastructures)**
  • National and International Organizations

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.

We offer

Duration: 3 months 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 G.M level 1.

Start Date : January, 2021

Duty Stations: Bentiu, Unity State – South Sudan

Reporting: This position reports to camp Coordination and Camp Management 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.

To apply please click on this link: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=163030&DepartmentId=19091&SkipAdvertisement=true

Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 29th December, 2021 and note that due to the urgency 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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Project Officer (CCCM)

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Nov 052021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 11 Nov 2021

Position Title : Project Officer (CCCM)

Duty Station : Wau, 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 : 11 November 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; Aruba (Netherlands); Belize; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; 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:

IOM in South Sudan has a broad range of programming centered around three broad areas: humanitarian coordination and support; humanitarian response and resilience; and peacebuilding, transition and development. Humanitarian coordination and support includes leading/co-leading the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Clusters, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and management of WASH and Shelter and NFI core-pipelines, humanitarian hubs and common transport services. Humanitarian response and resilience includes CCCM, WASH, Shelter & NFI, health, protection, gender equality and inclusion, mental health and psychosocial support and the management of a Rapid Response Fund. Under peacebuilding, transition and development, IOM South Sudan implements programming on housing, land and property issues, transition and recovery, transhumance conflict prevention, community-based violence reduction, community development and migration management.

In Wau, IOM was one of the first Agencies responding after the crisis in June 2016. IOM co-ordinates service delivery in Naivasha IDP camp and Hai Masna collective center and carries out mobile responses in spontaneous sites across Western Bahr el Gazal State (WBeG). The overall aim is to raise the living standards of the IDPs to enjoy their basic rights while inside the displacement sites.

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Operations and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (CCCM), in coordination with the Head of Wau Sub-Office and relevant units, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for supporting and contributing to the implementation, monitoring and development of CCCM projects in Wau, South Sudan.

The Project Officer (CCCM) will act as CCCM State Focal Point in WBeG and will be responsible for coordinating service provision, protection, and assistance to the Internally Displaced People (IDP) living in camps and camp-like settings. Additionally, the Project Officer (CCCM) will support and coordinate the activities of the CCCM operations team to facilitate the achievement of project targets and will contribute to the development of a programme strategy that addresses the Wau Area of Operations context and facilitates on time submission of project reports.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support and assistance for the timely start-up of the below mentioned various components of the project/programme: (a) Establish site governance and community participation/mobilization mechanisms within sites, with emphasis on women’s decision-making roles, on persons with specific needs (such as the elderly and the physically-challenged), youth and minority groups; (b) Participate in site design and site infrastructure development in coordination with partner actors; (c) Ensure clarification of roles and responsibilities amongst stakeholders in the site, for maintenance of site infrastructure with a focus on sustainability and community/local government ownership, whilst remaining cautious of developments that would encourage settlement; (d) Promote accountability of humanitarian actors towards IDP site populations through the utilization of multiple communication channels and methods (Site Committees, Notice Boards, Broadcasts, complaint desks etc.); set up an information management system in the site, including the collection and the supply of data and the transparent sharing of the information; (e) Promote self-determination of the site population; lead the discussion on transitional or durable solutions with all stakeholders; actively engage local authorities.
  2. As a CCCM Cluster State Focal Point, provide assistance, technical support and coordination as per existing endorsed Terms of Reference (ToR): (a) Establishment and Maintenance of Appropriate Coordination Mechanisms; (b) Application of Camp and Site Management Standards and Guidance; (c) Strengthening the Protection Capacities; (d) Facilitation of Camp Closures through the Provision of Durable Solutions; (e) Engagement of National/Local Authorities, State Institutions, Local Civil Society and Other Relevant Actors.
  3. Follow up on logistical and administrative arrangements, cooperate with national and international authorities, provide information and assist with arrangements required for the recruitment of project staff, and ensure that donor reporting information and schedules are available.
  4. Monitor specific aspects of project implementation, identify problems and propose action to expedite the delivery of inputs. Analyze progress and implementation reports, identify, and document significant project events, decisions, problems or deviations.
  5. Draft sections of project documents based on results of assessments that have been carried out during various phases. Draft project and budget revisions based on negotiations with donors, changed work plans or budget reallocation.
  6. Contribute to the development of new projects by selecting and summarizing background information, assessing the local context for the planning and administration of individual projects, and drafting of project proposals.
  7. Assist in developing and maintaining strong and regular liaison with the project/programme partners, such as government authorities, diplomatic missions, and any other concerned agencies and working groups, aiming at coordinating and promoting new activities and facilitating the implementation of ongoing activities and fund raising for new projects/programmes.
  8. Assist the Programme/Project Manager in monitoring, assessing and evaluation project/programme activities, and in planning new features that add value to the project’s overall goals.
  9. Work with experts, consultants and other project participants to ensure that logistical arrangements and internal procedures for monitoring and reporting are well understood and implemented.
  10. Provide support in preparing regular project/programme reports according to IOM and donor formats as required and update regularly and report to donors covering all IOM activities. Draft project revisions, including adjusting project budgets based on changed work plans.
  11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Development, Political or Social Sciences, Law 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 in the development and humanitarian fields;

• Experience working in camps and camps-like-settings;

• Experience in migration and development is highly desirable;

• Experience in data collection and analysis, as well as knowledge management is considered an asset; and,

• Experience working with Government counterparts, UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations is considered an asset.

Skills

• Good knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Architecture in South Sudan, Mobile populations (Migrants, IDPs and Returnees), Resilience and transition approach;

• Familiarity with programme financial or budgeting management and good level of computer literacy, including understanding of information management systems;

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including relationship management,

influencing skills, networking;

• Strategic planning, research and analysis;

• Leadership and communication; including diplomacy and public speaking;

• Collaborating and partnering; including ability to work with diverse range of actors, such as agencies, INGOs and NGOs, donors and civil society;

• Excellent liaison skills to state agencies; and,

• Managing quality services including excellent computer skills, meeting targets under tight deadlines.

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). 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

1 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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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.

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 11 November 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 29.10.2021 to 11.11.2021

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 261 Project Officer (CCCM) (P2) Wau, South Sudan (57241379) Released

Posting: Posting NC57241380 (57241380) Released

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Project Officer (CCCM)

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Nov 042021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 11 Nov 2021

Position Title : Project Officer (CCCM)

Duty Station : Wau, 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 : 11 November 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; Aruba (Netherlands); Belize; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Libya; 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:

IOM in South Sudan has a broad range of programming centered around three broad areas: humanitarian coordination and support; humanitarian response and resilience; and peacebuilding, transition and development. Humanitarian coordination and support includes leading/co-leading the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Clusters, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and management of WASH and Shelter and NFI core-pipelines, humanitarian hubs and common transport services. Humanitarian response and resilience includes CCCM, WASH, Shelter & NFI, health, protection, gender equality and inclusion, mental health and psychosocial support and the management of a Rapid Response Fund. Under peacebuilding, transition and development, IOM South Sudan implements programming on housing, land and property issues, transition and recovery, transhumance conflict prevention, community-based violence reduction, community development and migration management.

In Wau, IOM was one of the first Agencies responding after the crisis in June 2016. IOM co-ordinates service delivery in Naivasha IDP camp and Hai Masna collective center and carries out mobile responses in spontaneous sites across Western Bahr el Gazal State (WBeG). The overall aim is to raise the living standards of the IDPs to enjoy their basic rights while inside the displacement sites.

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Operations and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (CCCM), in coordination with the Head of Wau Sub-Office and relevant units, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for supporting and contributing to the implementation, monitoring and development of CCCM projects in Wau, South Sudan.

The Project Officer (CCCM) will act as CCCM State Focal Point in WBeG and will be responsible for coordinating service provision, protection, and assistance to the Internally Displaced People (IDP) living in camps and camp-like settings. Additionally, the Project Officer (CCCM) will support and coordinate the activities of the CCCM operations team to facilitate the achievement of project targets and will contribute to the development of a programme strategy that addresses the Wau Area of Operations context and facilitates on time submission of project reports.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide support and assistance for the timely start-up of the below mentioned various components of the project/programme: (a) Establish site governance and community participation/mobilization mechanisms within sites, with emphasis on women’s decision-making roles, on persons with specific needs (such as the elderly and the physically-challenged), youth and minority groups; (b) Participate in site design and site infrastructure development in coordination with partner actors; (c) Ensure clarification of roles and responsibilities amongst stakeholders in the site, for maintenance of site infrastructure with a focus on sustainability and community/local government ownership, whilst remaining cautious of developments that would encourage settlement; (d) Promote accountability of humanitarian actors towards IDP site populations through the utilization of multiple communication channels and methods (Site Committees, Notice Boards, Broadcasts, complaint desks etc.); set up an information management system in the site, including the collection and the supply of data and the transparent sharing of the information; (e) Promote self-determination of the site population; lead the discussion on transitional or durable solutions with all stakeholders; actively engage local authorities.
  2. As a CCCM Cluster State Focal Point, provide assistance, technical support and coordination as per existing endorsed Terms of Reference (ToR): (a) Establishment and Maintenance of Appropriate Coordination Mechanisms; (b) Application of Camp and Site Management Standards and Guidance; (c) Strengthening the Protection Capacities; (d) Facilitation of Camp Closures through the Provision of Durable Solutions; (e) Engagement of National/Local Authorities, State Institutions, Local Civil Society and Other Relevant Actors.
  3. Follow up on logistical and administrative arrangements, cooperate with national and international authorities, provide information and assist with arrangements required for the recruitment of project staff, and ensure that donor reporting information and schedules are available.
  4. Monitor specific aspects of project implementation, identify problems and propose action to expedite the delivery of inputs. Analyze progress and implementation reports, identify, and document significant project events, decisions, problems or deviations.
  5. Draft sections of project documents based on results of assessments that have been carried out during various phases. Draft project and budget revisions based on negotiations with donors, changed work plans or budget reallocation.
  6. Contribute to the development of new projects by selecting and summarizing background information, assessing the local context for the planning and administration of individual projects, and drafting of project proposals.
  7. Assist in developing and maintaining strong and regular liaison with the project/programme partners, such as government authorities, diplomatic missions, and any other concerned agencies and working groups, aiming at coordinating and promoting new activities and facilitating the implementation of ongoing activities and fund raising for new projects/programmes.
  8. Assist the Programme/Project Manager in monitoring, assessing and evaluation project/programme activities, and in planning new features that add value to the project’s overall goals.
  9. Work with experts, consultants and other project participants to ensure that logistical arrangements and internal procedures for monitoring and reporting are well understood and implemented.
  10. Provide support in preparing regular project/programme reports according to IOM and donor formats as required and update regularly and report to donors covering all IOM activities. Draft project revisions, including adjusting project budgets based on changed work plans.
  11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Development, Political or Social Sciences, Law 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 in the development and humanitarian fields;

• Experience working in camps and camps-like-settings;

• Experience in migration and development is highly desirable;

• Experience in data collection and analysis, as well as knowledge management is considered an asset; and,

• Experience working with Government counterparts, UN agencies and/or non-governmental organizations is considered an asset.

Skills

• Good knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Architecture in South Sudan, Mobile populations (Migrants, IDPs and Returnees), Resilience and transition approach;

• Familiarity with programme financial or budgeting management and good level of computer literacy, including understanding of information management systems;

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including relationship management,

influencing skills, networking;

• Strategic planning, research and analysis;

• Leadership and communication; including diplomacy and public speaking;

• Collaborating and partnering; including ability to work with diverse range of actors, such as agencies, INGOs and NGOs, donors and civil society;

• Excellent liaison skills to state agencies; and,

• Managing quality services including excellent computer skills, meeting targets under tight deadlines.

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). 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

1 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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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.

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 11 November 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 29.10.2021 to 11.11.2021

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 261 Project Officer (CCCM) (P2) Wau, South Sudan (57241379) Released

Posting: Posting NC57241380 (57241380) Released

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