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Internal Audit Coordinator

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Internal Audit Coordinator
Jul 202021
 

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

Internal Audit Coordinator National Contract:

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

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

Contract Duration: 6 Months

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

The Organisation

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

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

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

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

Application Information:

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

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

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

How to apply:

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

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Country Finance Manager

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Apr 222021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: John Dau Sudan Foundation
Closing date: 30 Apr 2021

Job Title: Country Finance Manager

Supervisor: Country Director, JDF South Sudan (Direct Line)

Chief Finance Officer, JDF HQ (Dotted Line)

Supervisee: Senior Finance Officer, Project Accountant and Field Finance Officers

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

Experience Level: At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts

Key Relationships

Country Program Director, Human Resource Manager, Field Coordinator, Program Managers and HQ Finance staff

About JDF South Sudan

John Dau Foundation (JDF) was established as a 501 non-profit foundation in 2007 to develop health facilities that do not exist for most of the populations of Duk, Twic East and Bor South Counties in the State of Jonglei in South Sudan. Currently JDF operates in South Sudan whilst offering technical assistance to improve the health of the South Sudanese people. Driving this mission is a vision that all the S. Sudanese people deserve access to quality healthcare. JDF is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating a healthy environment in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. JDF has been operational in South Sudan and has delivered programs in Health, Nutrition and Emergency response.

Job Summary

The Country Finance Manager is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure JDF South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and JDF policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

· Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of JDF South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

· Lead the Finance & Accounts team while working closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

· Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

· Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

· Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

· Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with JDF policies and internal controls.

· Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyze country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

· Advise country office on matters related to finance and accounts

· Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

· Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

· Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

· Submission of monthly accounts to CFO; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

· Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

· Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

· Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

· Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

· Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control in HQ on Finance & Accounting related issues.

· Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Program Director and CFO JDF HQ

· Work on special projects as required by the JDF Senior Management Team.

· Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

· On time reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

· Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

· No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

· Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

· Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensures no cash flow shortage for operating activities.

· Robust internal control executed and fraud minimized

· Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinancial staffs

· Safeguarding of JDF property & assets

· Practicing JDF values

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

Experience and Knowledge

· At least 6 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 2years of experience at senior levels

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

· University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

· Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

· Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, DFID, EU, SSHF, as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

· Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

· Good understanding of main program sectors of JDF South Sudan that includes Nutrition, Health and humanitarian emergency

· Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

· Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

· Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

· Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

· Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

· Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to JDF’s mission.

· Recognized leader with management expertise

· Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

· Strong strategic and creative thinking

· Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

· Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

· Strong Account reconciliation abilities

· Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

· Excellent Donor reporting skills

· Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

· Strong Team Management Aptitudes

· Ability to manage External/internal audit,

· Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

· Advance knowledge in Tax Management

· Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

· Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

· Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

· Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

· Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

· Commitment to Child safeguarding Policy and Protection of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

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How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) both must be in English to mayenbul@johndaufoundation.org and cc morrisokwir@johndaufoundation.org marked with subject line**” COUNTRY FINANCE MANAGER”**

JDF provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. JDF encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process..

Applications close on the 30th of April 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, JDF has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

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Finance Manager

 Administracion, FULL TIME, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Finance Manager
Apr 162021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: John Dau Sudan Foundation
Closing date: 22 Apr 2021

Job Title: Finance Manager

Supervisor: Country Director, JDF South Sudan (Direct Line)

Chief Finance Officer, JDF HQ (Dotted Line)

Supervisee: Senior Finance Officer, Project Accountant and Field Finance Officers

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

Experience Level: At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts

Key Relationships

Country Program Director, Human Resource Manager, Field Coordinator, Program Managers and HQ Finance staff

About JDF South Sudan

John Dau Foundation (JDF) was established as a 501 non-profit foundation in 2007 to develop health facilities that do not exist for most of the populations of Duk, Twic East and Bor South Counties in the State of Jonglei in South Sudan. Currently JDF operates in South Sudan whilst offering technical assistance to improve the health of the South Sudanese people. Driving this mission is a vision that all the S. Sudanese people deserve access to quality healthcare. JDF is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating a healthy environment in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. JDF has been operational in South Sudan and has delivered programs in Health, Nutrition and Emergency response.

Job Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure JDF South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and JDF policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

· Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of JDF South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

· Lead the Finance & Accounts team while working closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

· Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

· Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

· Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

· Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with JDF policies and internal controls.

· Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyze country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

· Advise country office on matters related to finance and accounts

· Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

· Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

· Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

· Submission of monthly accounts to CFO; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

· Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

· Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

· Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

· Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

· Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control in HQ on Finance & Accounting related issues.

· Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Program Director and CFO JDF HQ

· Work on special projects as required by the JDF Senior Management Team.

· Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

· On time reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

· Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

· No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

· Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

· Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensures no cash flow shortage for operating activities.

· Robust internal control executed and fraud minimized

· Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinancial staffs

· Safeguarding of JDF property & assets

· Practicing JDF values

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

Experience and Knowledge

· At least 6 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 2years of experience at senior levels

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

· University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

· Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

· Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, DFID, EU, SSHF, as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

· Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

· Good understanding of main program sectors of JDF South Sudan that includes Nutrition, Health and humanitarian emergency

· Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

· Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

· Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

· Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

· Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

· Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to JDF’s mission.

· Recognized leader with management expertise

· Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

· Strong strategic and creative thinking

· Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

· Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

· Strong Account reconciliation abilities

· Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

· Excellent Donor reporting skills

· Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

· Strong Team Management Aptitudes

· Ability to manage External/internal audit,

· Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

· Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

· Advance knowledge in Tax Management

· Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

· Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

· Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

· Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

· Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

· Commitment to Child safeguarding Policy and Protection of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)**

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) both must be in English to Hr@johndaufoundation.org marked with subject line**” FINANCE MANAGER”**

JDF provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. JDF encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process..

Applications close on the 22nd of April 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, JDF has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

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Head of Finance

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Mar 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 14 Apr 2021

Job Title: Head of Finance (HOF)

Supervisor: Country Director, BRAC South Sudan (Direct Line)

Director Finance, BRAC International (Dotted Line)

Supervisee:Senior Finance Officers, Project Accountants and Field Finance Officers

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

Experience Level:At least a decade of experience in finance and accounts.

Key Relationships

Deputy Country Director, Head of Operations, Senior HR Officer, Head of Area Offices, Program Managers and Technical Advisors, BI Regional Staff, BI HQ Finance staff.

About BRAC South Sudan

Founded by Sir Fazle Abed in 1972, the acronym of “BRAC” stands for an idea of a World where everyone has an equal opportunity to realize their potential. With a strong landmark in Bangladesh, BRAC has grown into the World’s largest development organization, tackling poverty at scale. In 2009, BRAC International (BI) was set-up as a non-profit foundation in the Netherlands to govern and manage all BRAC entities outside Bangladesh. Currently BI operates in 11 countries (Africa and Asia) whilst offering technical assistance to 34 governments Worldwide. BI is famous for investing in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. BI has been operational in South Sudan since 2006 and legally incorporated as BRAC South Sudan. Over the years, BRAC has delivered programs in livelihoods, health, education, micro-finance and emergency response. Currently BRAC South Sudan is working in the five states of Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The current programs include (1) USAID contract for the Education for Peace, Recovery, and Resilience (EPRR) project, (2) Global Affairs Canada-funded project for Community-based Education (COBE) and (3) UNOPS-funded Third Party Monitoring (TPM) project.

Job Summary

The Head of Finance (HOF) is responsible for providing leadership, technical support, supervision, and guidance to the Accounts and Finance (including Grants & Contracts). She / he will provide guidance for internal controls, setting financial targets, implementing fund-raising strategies, developing budgets and financial reports, engaging with donors, monitoring expenditure and cash flow, and managing tax compliance. She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure BRAC South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and BRAC International policies and guidelines. She/he will be a key member of the Country Management Team (CMT) supporting teams to achieve Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and other entity targets while driving efficiency. Also serves as chief adviser for the Country Office on all matters of finance, budgeting, audit and compliance.

Main Responsibilities

● Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of BRAC South Sudan including consolidation, ensure maximum core cost recovery achieved through effective budgeting and control.

● Lead the Finance & Accounts team while work closely with other departments specially IT, Operations (Procurement, Logistics and supply) and Internal Audit,

● Apply analytical procedure and ratio analysis in order to support timely decision making.

● Leadership in development of budgets for all proposals/new project as well as fundraising.

● Ensure compliance with Local regulatory issues and timely submission of withholding taxes.

● Support audit (internal and external audit) and ensure compliance with BI policies and internal controls.

● Manage country treasury in an effective and efficient manner, analyse country scenario and prepare a sustainable annual budget for NGO operation.

● Advise country office on matters finance and accounts

● Produce and circulate budget variance reports for all programmes and conduct regular meeting with teams

● Submit scheduled donor reports as per the guidelines.

● Maintain liaison with donors and work with external/ internal auditors to ensure clean reporting.

● Submission of monthly accounts to BI; dealing with payroll related issue, cash management, accounts payable and donor reporting.

● Improve the quality of finance staff through capacity of development and mentorship

● Lead the country risk management process and coordinate the Country risk management committee.

● Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy.

● Ensure that team members are well trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.

● Work with Head of Financial Planning, Reporting and Control, BI on Finance & Accounting related issues.

● Report any financial and regulatory issues to the Country Director and if required to the Regional Director, Africa and Director Finance, BI

● Work on special projects as required by the BRAC International Senior Management Team.

● Establish an effective filing system that provides easy access to finance-related information and proper documentation of all financial transactions

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

● Ontime reporting to HQ, donors, regulators, lenders ensuring quality

● Managing the fund flow as per business plan, proper investment of funds and ensure sustainability

● No major financial issues from External / Internal Auditor; appraisal from donor and government authority;

● Annual Entity Tax return and all other regulatory filling completed on time, Tax clearance certificate obtained

● Effective Management of liquidity through branch, region and entity cash forecast and fund management, ensure no cashflow shortage for operating activities.

● Robust internal control executed and fraud minimised

● Training needs assessment of finance staff and capacity building workshops for finance and nonfinance staffs

● Safeguarding of BRAC property & assets

● Practicing BRAC values

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

Experience and Knowledge

● At least 10 years of experience in managing Finance and Accounts with 5years of experience at senior levels

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

● University Degree in Finance, Accounts, Commerce or a related field with Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Commerce is required.

● Professional qualifications in CA or CPA or ACCA or ACMA as a chartered accountant is essential

● Extensive experience in managing funds from institutional donors USAID, EU, Global Affairs Canada as well as UN agencies is mandatory.

● Experience in managing relationship with external stakeholders such as donor, banking and legal authorities.

● Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools, as well experience working with accounting and payroll software or information management systems.

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

● Substantial knowledge and experience of effective financial and budgetary control and supporting programs to stay on course with implementation

● Exceptional general management and communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with people of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

● Previous experience of managing and developing a sizable team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others to achieve high impact results.

● Strongly analytical, including the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes

● Self-starter in a complex operating environment, taking ownership of multiple work streams concurrently

Skills and Competencies

● Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to BRAC’s mission.

● Recognised leader with management expertise

● Highly cooperative with excellent communication skills

● Strong strategic and creative thinking

● Excellent Financial Reporting Skills

● Ability to make realistic forecasting and analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Payroll Management

● Strong Account reconciliation abilities

● Advance knowledge of Microsoft office

● Excellent Donor reporting skills

● Excellent knowledge of Value for Money (VfM)

● Strong Team Management Aptitudes

● Ability to manage External/internal audit,

● Advanced skills in Budgeting and variance analysis

● Excellent knowledge in Multicurrency reporting

● Advance knowledge in Tax Management

● Excellent knowledge in Internal controls

● Excellent knowledge in Forex Management,

● Advance knowledge in Treasury Management

● Strong leadership style that reflects high degree of Emotional Intelligence (EI)

● Ability to lead while nurturing talent of the teams.

How to apply:

How to apply (Application Instructions)

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should follow this link https://forms.gle/q3yT66abNVHGNyQJ6 to submit their applications by 13:00hrs April 14, 2021 (Juba time). It should be noted that beyond this time the system will automatically shut-down and no more submissions will be accepted. Should you have any difficulties, queries or need more information, please contact our HR on recruitmentafrica.bi@brac.net. In compliance COVID 19 guidelines, BRAC will not accept hand delivered application that would increase the risk of transmission of the deadline virus. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis and the position may be offered before the deadline. BRAC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. BRAC prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any International.

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Feb 112021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 13 Apr 2021

BACKGROUND:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. 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.

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Grants and Fundraising Coordinator is the focal point for proposal development, donor reporting, grants information management and grants management capacity-building efforts. The Grants and Fundraising coordinator also supports programmatic and budgetary monitoring, compliance with donors and internal IRC rules and regulations. The Grants and Fundraising Coordinator will work closely with the in-country program teams and will report to IRC’s South Sudan Deputy Director of Programs (DDP). In addition, the Grants and Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for managing and building the capacity of the Grants team.

MAJOR RESPOSBILITIES:

The Grants and Fundraising Coordinator shall:

Program Fundraising:

• In coordination with the Deputy Director Programs and Country Director, investigate opportunities to expand existing programming and new opportunities for IRC South Sudan, based on the finalized and approved Strategic Action Plan (SAP 100)

• In coordination with the DDP, M&E Coordinator and Technical Coordinators, support in ensuring development of integrated and long-term program plans beyond project-based plans.

• Support in searching for new funding opportunities and maintaining good relationships with current donors.

• Develop a Grants strategy including a South Sudan Fundraising Plan in line with the SAP

• Support development of external communication tools as relevant for donor visits/meetings for IRC South Sudan as a well as preparation of materials such as brochures and newsletters.

Proposal Development:

• Lead the development of proposals for submission to donors in coordination with sector leads and the finance and operations teams. Including:

o Analyzing requests for proposals

o Organizing and managing the use of timelines, templates and guidelines for proposals

o Liaising with programs, operations and finance staff regarding proposal writing and budgeting

o Writing or compiling and managing review of proposals

o Liaise with AMU to ensure proposals meet internal standards, as well as being responsive to donor requirements

o Packaging proposals for submission.

• Maintain a record of lessons learned from proposal development and donor feedback and share with Technical Coordinators, Finance and SMT.

Program Reporting and donor relations:

• Lead day-to-day aspects of donor reporting processes to ensure the timely submission of accurate programmatic reports. Coordinate with the Finance department to ensure timely submission of budget modification requests and financial reports. This includes tracking and disseminating reporting schedules and templates, as well as, reviewing and submitting reports to donor.

• Enhance the country office profile by maintaining country wide and sectoral fact sheets, providing relevant information for dissemination to donors, Governments, Regional office, HQ and others.

• Responding to donor, auditor and external requests as needed.

• Act as Focal Person for donor compliance; provide guidance to Technical Coordinators, Finance & Global Supply Chain.

Grants Management and Monitoring:

• In coordination with the DDP, Field Coordinators / Project leads and the Grants team, roll out the Project Cycle Meetings (PCM), as well as monthly/regular grants review meetings which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, Supply chain) and ensure proper follow up of action points

• Ensure quality information management through regular maintenance of grant files, reporting calendars, timely submission and updating of internal IRC documentation and other Grant Unit tools, including coordination and preparation of documents and files for internal and external audits.

• Monitor and facilitate compliance of programs with donor and IRC requirements and raise issues affecting external/internal compliance.

• Assist in preparing, reviewing and modifying memoranda of understanding and grant agreements.

• Lead management of implementing partners in line with internal protocols

• Monitor and support the use of grants management tools such as FM01, BvAs, procurement planning and activity plans amongst program teams to ensure accurate tracking of implementation and timely alerts on potential challenges/obstacles

• Work with the Grants Managers and Officer to ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent and accurate.

Staff Management and Development:

• Lead direct management of the Grants Unit staff and provide professional development/capacity building as needed.

• Build the grants management capacity of program staff by facilitating training and provide one on one follow up support in report writing, proposal development and other related topics as needed.

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduate degree – international development or similar, or bachelor’s degree with significant grants management experience and superior writing skills

• At least five years of experience working in projects and/or grants management, proposal/business development/design, in various contexts

• Strong understanding and knowledge of USG (USAID/BHA/BPRM), European (ECHO, EU, SIDA, IA), DFID, UN (UNHCR/UNFPA/UNICEF/IOM/OCHA/WFP/FAO) and other donor rules and regulations

• Proven competency with program design, M&E, proposal writing (including logical frameworks) and building budgets using MS Excel

• Excellent writing skills and experience in writing proposals/concept notes

• Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines;

• Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written; and

• Able to work well both within a team and independently, in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment

• Familiarity with international IRC systems and processes a plus;

WORKING ENVIROENMENT:

Security level yellow – The situation in the country in general is calm but remains 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.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, 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:

Please follow this link to apply: https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/12262?c=rescue

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Request for Proposals for Audit Services

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Feb 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Jesuit Refugee Service
Closing date: 15 Feb 2021

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL AUDIT SERVICES (FIRM)

Jesuit Refugee Service is a Catholic Church-based international humanitarian organization, with a Mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced persons. JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of refugees and internally displaced people are urgent and unattended to.

In Yambio and Maban, JRS offers a wide range of rehabilitation and relief services most of which focus on Protection and mixed solutions for IDPs, Returnees and Host communities. JRS provides education scholarships and sanitary kits to girls and young women attending school on top of the teacher training scholarships for those wishing to attain their diplomas and degrees.

Through the community and school-based peace building initiatives, JRS utilizes mediation mechanisms and workshops to encourage and foster reconciliation as a means of moving away from violence.

Now, JRS South Sudan is seeking to enlist the services of a qualified firm to provide Financial Audit Services for the years 2020 to 2022.

1. Objective

The Objective for this engagement is to conduct a Financial Audit for Jesuit Refugee Services for all its projects in South Sudan for the Financial Years end 31 December 2020 & 2021 in compliance with the Companies Ordinance 1984 and prevailing regulation of the Government of South Sudan.

Under the Financial Regulation Act of South Sudan, the annual audited statements of the accounts are required to be prepared in conformity with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) by an authorized external audit firm.

Interested Audit Firms may obtain bidding documents from the below address and submit completed bids to the address provided by 15th of February 2021 at 05:00Pm EAT.

The Schedule for the opening, evaluation and award is provided on the first Page of the RFP document herein. The delivery and opening ceremony will be conducted in the JRS compound in Tong Ping, Juba, South Sudan as per the schedule and time to be communicated.

The Bid Notice shall run in the South Sudan NGO Consortium website from 2nd to 15th February 2021. All bidding documents shall be downloaded from their website at: https://comms.southsudanngoforum.org/c/jobs/5

2. EXISTING SYSTEM

The accounts of the Jesuit Refugee Service South Sudan are maintained on the accrual basis of accounting as per GAAP.

3. BOOKS OF ACCOUNTS

Jesuit Refugee Service will provide the following for the audit purposes for the purpose of preparing financial statements:

  • General ledger
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Trial balance
  • Statement of Financial Position (SoFP)
  • Statement of Revenue and Expenditure
  • Cash flow statement
  • Statements of changes in Equity (Net Assets)

4. SCOPE OF AUDIT

The Audit shall be carried out in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing (ISA) and shall include such tests and control as the Auditor may consider necessary under the JRS standards. The financial audit of the Contracting Authority shall be undertaken to cover all areas and activities to ensure that: ‐

  • Transactions are properly authorized.
  • Transactions have been recorded under the proper object of expenditure/receipts.
  • Funds have been utilized for the purpose for which they were made available.
  • Goods and Services have been procured in accordance with Jesuit Refugee Service/Donor requirements.
  • Transactions are duly supported by the relevant documents.
  • The Auditors shall also consider the adequacy of controls necessary to secure propriety, economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in all areas.

5. DELIVERABLES

It is the wish of JRS that the Financial Audit Firm expresses their opinion as to the fair representation of the financial reports as per the international standards on auditing requires.

6. AUDIT OPINION

The audit firm shall give its opinion on the Financial Statements of the Organization along with Funds with regard to the maintenance of accounting records and in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Annual Audit Report of the Organization Accounts should include an opinion commenting on accuracy and propriety of expenditures incurred together with the internal controls involved.

7. MANAGEMENT LETTER

In addition to the Financial Statements together with the audit opinion thereon, the Auditor shall prepare a “Management Letter” to be provided along with Audit Report which shall cover the shortcomings, weaknesses, and accompanying observations that they may come across during the audit assignment. They, Auditors, shall keep positive approach towards improvement of the systems and procedures, including the following: ‐

  1. Provide comments and observations on the accounting records, systems and procedures that were examined during audit.
  2. Identify specific deficiencies and areas of weaknesses in systems and control and make recommendations for their improvement.
  3. Communicate matters that have come to attention during audit which might have a significant impact on the implementations of the Organization/Donor projects; and
  4. Bring to Management of the Organization attention any other matter that the Auditors considers material to the Audit.

8. TIME SCHEDULE

The first audit work is expected to commence on 15th of March and complete 31 March 2020. The auditors are expected to provide the complete audit report by 15th April 2020.

9. GENERAL

The Auditor’s will be given access to all legal documents, and any other information associated with The Organization/Donor Funds (Receipts and Expenditures).

10. AUDIT FIRM SELECTION PROCEDURE

Selection of audit firm for conducting audit of accounts of the Jesuit Refugee Service /Donor’s funds for the Financial Years 2020 with the purpose to specify and evaluate an audit firm. In addition, it describes the requirements that an audit firm has to fulfill for selection.

11. GENERIC SELECTION CRITERIA

The following criteria will be used for the selection of the Audit Firm:

  1. Assignment undertaken.
  2. Similar assignments undertaken by the audit firm shows the experience of the firm. The firm with better and relevant experience will be awarded more points and this will give them an edge during the final selection.
  3. Reputation of the Firm in the market.
  4. The reputation and experience of the Audit Firm in the market will be considered for appointment.
  5. Capabilities and Credibility of the firm;
  6. The Jesuit Refugee Service South Sudan desires to select the Audit Firm with relevant human resource having proven practical experience of qualified staff.

Detailed evaluation and selection criteria has been provided below.

12. FINANCIAL EVALUATION

Technical proposals should be submitted in sealed envelopes. Please provide the audit cost showing breakup of the activities and their associated costs.

13. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  1. Firm’s profile showing all information outlined above.
  2. Copy of authorization by professional body.
  3. Certificate/Material evidence of audits carried out at three previous client companies mentioning duration and the names of the auditors engaged in audit activities.
  4. Proof of company establishment.
  5. Detailed technical skill level (CVs) of available principal/lead and associate auditors on board. The CVs should mention the nationality and status of the auditors that is registered/coordinator/lead auditor/associate.
  6. Provide sealed and signed Financial bids separately that must contain the audit methodology, audit fee and period of conducting and submitting complete audit reports.

14. DISQUALIFICATION

  1. In case the Audit Firm does not have three registered coordinators, lead auditors each having at least 2 years of auditing experience.
  2. Firm failing to provide documentary evidence/regional partner holding practice license to carry out an audit.
  3. Audit partner firm or any of its affiliated entities are declared blacklisted by the Government of
  4. South Sudan or any other organization in any origin. An affidavit to this effect should be provided.

15. PAYMENT TO THE AUDIT FIRM

Payment shall be made within 30 days after the delivery of audit report, financial statements, and management letter (including suggestions and discussions with the top management of Jesuit Refugee Service South Sudan on improving internal controls and financial system of the Organization) by the audit firm. In case of any delay in submission of Audited financial statements, a 10% penalty will be imposed on the total claim.

ALL PROPOSALS SHOULD ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE REQUIRMENTS.

The Evaluation Criteria will be based on the following Criteria & Qualifications:

Technical Evaluation:

Profile & Capacity of Audit Firm

The Capacity of the financial Institution/Company:

  1. Provide a brief description of your company or firm, giving the set-up of your business, office premises. (5%).

  2. Provide the General Organization structure and or profile of the Company and the owners (5%).

Capacity of the Firm to undertake Audit Services in South Sudan

  1. State the qualifications and experience of your company to undertake the scope of work (10%).

  2. Provide a list of similar assessments implemented. Provide a table showing recent and previous or ongoing Audit services (10%)

  3. The number of years the firm has worked in Audit Services and capacity to conduct audit services for a Humanitarian Organization Audit. Number of Years (minimum 3) experience of the company in the sector or similar Services (10%)

Qualifications of Key Staff

Qualification of staff/Experts (Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader) proposed for deployment to undertake this assignment:

  1. Provide a list of the Technical Audit and managerial staff, with a brief summary of the experience each of them has and what their roles are in this engagement; attach CVs of everyone who will directly be involved in this assignment indicating the amount of time they will dedicate to the project.

  2. Master’s Degree in Finance – (10%)

  3. Bachelor’s Degree Finance – (5%)

  4. Over 10 Years Experience in Audit Services of Team Leader, 5 Years for ATL; specific experience carrying Out Audit Services in South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan, and other difficult contexts – (5%).

  5. Prior experience and understanding in carrying out Audit in conflict and post conflict settings. Knowledge and experience working in South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan and other difficult contexts and the ability to speak the local language will be an added advantage – (5%).

Methodology

Provide step by step description of the activities that your company will carry out to accomplish the required to achieve all deliverables:
A detailed step by step description of the activities in the methodology’s:

Relevance – (5%)

Appropriateness – (5%)

Practical – (5%)

References & Testimonials

Provide Names of at least three of your main clients. Enclose testimonials/references from them as well as telephone and email addresses and contact persons. JRS will contact these references as part of the technical evaluation of this proposal:

  • 3 References with contacts provided – (5%)

  • 3 Testimonials and references from previous clients – (5%).

Workplan/Timeframe

Timeframe – Proposed timeframe to complete this assignment, work plan for the expected activities:

Detailed Schedule of Relevant Activities – (5%)

Detailed Work plan with Achievable Milestones – (5%)

Technical Proposal

Technical Proposal Score = (Total Scores * 60 Pts)/100% = 60 Pts

Financial proposal **

Financial Proposal Score = (Lowest Bid Price/Offered Bid Price) *40% = 40 Pts

Technical (60 Pts) + Financial (40 Pts) Proposal Scores – 100 Pts

How to apply:

**Interested and suitably qualified Service providers can access the bidding documents at: https://comms.southsudanngoforum.org/latest

The Bid Submission Period shall commence on 2nd February and end on 15th February 2021. The Deadline for Submission shall be on the 15th of February 2021 at 17:00 HRS CAT.

Bidders shall submit their proposals via email on: southsudan.logistics@jrs.net

Or sealed offers addressed to:

Procurement & Tender Committee

JRS South Sudan, Juba, South Sudan

Tong Ping, Juba South Sudan

Late submission will not be accepted.

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Country Director – South Sudan

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Oct 142020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: GOAL
Closing date: 14 Nov 2020

GOAL is currently seeking an individual to act as the next Country Director of the South Sudan Programme. GOAL has been in South Sudan since 1985 with a permanent office in Juba since 2007 and has evolved to provide a mix of emergency response and longer-term recovery for crisis affected communities. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a dynamic international NGO that helps to transform lives every day. If you are a someone who is a strong leader with experience in the humanitarian or development sector, then this role is right for you.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification in Business, administration, management, social science, international development OR Relevant degree level qualification alongside 3-5 years’ relevant experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience at Country Director Level in the overseas humanitarian or development environment OR 3-5 years’ experience as part of a Senior Management Team in a humanitarian assistance programme
  • Experience directly managing multi-sector programmes across multiple grants and/or experience in managing qualified programme managers implementing multi-sector activities across multiple grants
  • Demonstrable experience in security and crisis management
  • A record of successful development on donor resources
  • Experience leading a large and geographically dispersed team and working in highly insecure locations
  • Fluent English is required for this role

As the next Country Director of South Sudan, you will be based in Juba and reporting to the Regional Director of Africa. As the GOAL Country Director (CD) you will be accountable for all of GOAL’s work in-country and act as a legal representative of GOAL in South Sudan. You will be responsible for specific programming and accountable to beneficiaries, donors, and to GOAL’s HQ.

The key responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Responsible for securing and responsibly growing the portfolio within South Sudan and act as the chair of the cross-functional Funding Support Unit
  • Aligning the country programme to GOAL’s Global Strategy through development and implementation of three-year Country Strategic Plan and Annual Country Plans
  • Responsible for overall safety and security management and appropriate duty of care of the country programme staff
  • Manage country wide financial exposure and leading the annual Country Budgeting process to ensure effective forecasts and resourcing
  • Day-to-day management of the country programme, including management of the Internal Auditor
  • Responsible for overall people development and ensuring appropriate and effective support functions for programme implementation

Safeguarding

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

GOAL has an annual budget of an estimated €100 million and is supported by a range of donors including the Governments of Ireland, UK, USA, the European Union, individuals, trusts and foundations. GOAL values the power of partnership and works with local and international partners to achieve its mission.

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Our package includes a competitive salary, shared accommodation, health and travel insurance and 20 days annual leave. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated.; Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.; This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.; We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

How to apply:

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Programme Policy Officer (Head of Innovation) P4

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Jun 102020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: World Food Programme
Closing date: 6 Jul 2020

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Are you an Innovation Leader and Expert interested in further developing your professional experience while contributing to ending global hunger? Would you like to join WFP, a highly reputable organisation bringing positive change to lives of people affected by hardships? Would you like to join a global organisation investing in its people?

If your answer is yes, then this is a great opportunity for you to become an integral member of a diverse and passionate team that works on varied and international projects directly contributing to beneficiary assistance.

About WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. With more than 18,000 colleagues worldwide, WFP works to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Why WFP?

  • WFP assists more than 86 million people around 83 countries. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world’s most vulnerable people
  • The way WFP serves hungry and vulnerable people is truly important for transforming their lives and provide a path for self-reliance
  • You will join one of the biggest operations of WFP in the world with a wide portfolio of assistance, and a diverse team of passionate professionals ready to find solutions for the complex context of South Sudan.
  • WFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through internal mobility opportunities
  • We offer attractive compensation package (please refer to Terms and Conditions section)

WFP South Sudan County Office, Programme Unit

WFP in South Sudan is seeking to fill the position of Programme and Policy Officer (Head of Innovation) at the P4 Level, based in Juba. The position reports to the Deputy Head of Programme, and works in close coordination with activity managers from different functional units. The Head of Innovation manages a dynamic and results-oriented team focused on driving change to improve programme quality and enhance the impact of WFP’s programmes. The Innovation Unit sits within Programme and is responsible for identifying gaps, testing new approaches, and bringing successful models to scale so they can be adopted and mainstreamed. The successful candidate will manage a team of over 50 professionals in two main areas: cash transfer programmes and the in-house beneficiary management system (SCOPE) for the registration, identification and delivery of food assistance.

The Head of Innovation position requires a person with vision, creativity, excellent partnering skills, strategic positioning and negotiation experience, and strong management and interpersonal capability. This is an exciting leadership role that offers the opportunity to make a real difference within one of WFP’s largest and most complex operations with activities spanning the spectrum of emergency response to development interventions.

The Head of Innovation manages one of the largest teams in WFP South Sudan. The examples of some of the great projects the Head of Innovations will work on:

  • WFP’s aim is to biometrically register all 5 million of beneficiaries in SCOPE by the end of 2021, as well as offering it as a beneficiary management solution for other UN agencies and NGOs.
  • WFP is the leading agency in the country for cash transfers, and it is constantly looking for strategies to expand the use of market-based interventions to maximise the benefits of food assistance.
  • WFP is constantly looking for innovative solutions to address the root causes of food insecurity in South Sudan, and to respond to the challenges of delivering assistance efficiently and effectively in the country.

The Role

Key Responsibilities

  • Spearhead and provide technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of innovative solutions to strengthen the accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of WFP in South Sudan.
  • Position WFP as the leader in cash-based programming in South Sudan designing new pilot projects, including new payment mechanisms, safety nets and financial inclusion.
  • Manage and oversee institutional change for the adoption of improved technologies and processes.
  • Provide leadership to identify evidence gaps that require operational research to improve program design and the effectiveness of WFP operations.
  • Lead fundraising efforts for the design, pilot and scale-up of innovations.
  • Develop operational partnerships and maintain established strategic partnerships to identify opportunities for developing innovations.
  • Oversee the scale up of the use of SCOPE and provide guidance to streamline its use across the Country Office.
  • Implement controls and adopt a risk management approach for the roll out of current and new technologies and processes in order to mitigate negative impact to WFP and all stakeholders.
  • Ensure the best use of assigned financial resources for achievement of set objectives within a significant budget.

About You

  • You are a professional with experience in helping shape an organisation’s culture and processes to facilitate innovation and to train others on how to get better at it.
  • You have a solid experience in project management and a proven record of delivering complex projects in challenging environments.
  • You are highly adaptive and able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences who might not share the same technical knowledge
  • You have the ability to influence people and enjoy fostering collaborative work with team members who are highly qualified in their areas of expertise.

Qualifications & Key Requirements

  • Degree in economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
  • At least eight years of professional experience in project management, leading complex operations, and with at least three years spent at the country / implementation level in developing countries.
  • Experience in change management, facilitating stakeholders’ transition into new processes, and reinforcing and sustaining change.
  • Sound analytical abilities and problem solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of the theory and application of food security, livelihood and safety net programmes.
  • Experience leading, managing, and analysing discussions with technical experts in a variety of disciplines.
  • Proven leadership skills to motivate and develop a team to enable high performance.

Additional/Nice have requirements:

  • Knowledge of major humanitarian, recovery and development challenges and issues, ideally in peacebuilding areas, and post-conflict settings.

Language:

  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 06 July 2020

Ref.: VA No. (122812)

Terms and Conditions

Mobility is, and continues to be, a core contractual requirement in WFP. The selected candidate will be employed on a Fixed-Term contract with a probationary period of one year.

WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details, please visit icsc.un.org.

Qualified female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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May 062020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 31 May 2020

BACKGROUND:

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, economic recovery and development (food security and livelihoods), women’s protection and empowerment and child protection programming.

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Senior Grants Manager is the focal point for program design and proposal development, donor reporting, grants information management and grants management capacity-building efforts. The Senior Grants Manager also supports programmatic and budgetary monitoring, compliance with donors and internal IRC rules and regulations. The Senior Grants Manager will work closely with the in-country program teams and will report to IRC’s South Sudan Deputy Director of Programs (DDP). In addition, the Senior Grants Manager will be responsible for managing and building the capacity of the Grants Manager and the Grants Officer.

MAJOR RESPOSBILITIES:

The Senior Grants Manager shall:

Proposal Development

• Lead the development of proposals for submission to donors in coordination with sector leads and the finance and operations teams. Including:

o Analyzing requests for proposals

o Organizing and managing the use of timelines, templates and guidelines for proposals

o Liaising with programs and finance staff regarding proposal writing and budgeting

o Writing or compiling and managing review of proposals

o Packaging proposals for submission.

• Maintain a track record of lessons learned from proposal development and donor responses.

• Liaise with NY and UK AMU units in order to ensure proposals meet internal standards, apply IRC Program Framework principles and are donor compliant.

• Participate in all internal program strategy meetings with senior management team.

Reporting

• Lead reporting process, coordinating with in-country staff for updates and HQ for approvals before submission to the donor.

• Ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent, accurate and compliant with donor regulations (monthly, quarterly, interim or final reports).

• Play a key role in Grant Opening and Closing meetings, as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, and logistics) and ensure proper follow up of issues raised.

Donor Compliance

• Maintain contact and coordinate with donors regarding grant implementation, compliance and other requirements, in coordination with senior management.

• Actively participate in relevant donor meetings and coordinate meetings as necessary.

• Review donor agreements and coordinate their review with the relevant IRC HQ office.

• Provide technical guidance on IRC and donor regulations to ensure compliance within operations, program implementation and reporting, in coordination with IRC’s HQ and IRC UK, when necessary. Raise compliance issues proactively with senior management as necessary.

• Ensure quality information management through regular maintenance of grant files, reporting calendars, timely submission and updating of internal IRC documentation and other Grant Unit tools, including coordination and preparation of documents and files for internal and external audits.

• Ensure that partnership and sub-grant related administrative processes and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the program, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, and disbursements and reporting.

• Respond to donor, auditor and external requests as needed.

Staff Management and Development

• Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development guidance.

• Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.

• Provide constructive feedback and counsel on appropriate career paths and professional development.

• Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.

• Build grant management capacity of field staff by facilitating training, and providing one on one follow up support in report writing, proposal development and other related topics.

Other

• Undertake other key grants management, program development, monitoring and evaluation, communications and external relations activities as requested

Qualifications

• Graduate degree – international development or similar, or bachelor’s degree with significant grants management experience and superior writing skills

• At least three years of experience working in projects and/or grants management, proposal/business development/design, in various contexts

• Strong understanding and knowledge of USG (USAID/OFDA/BPRM), European (ECHO, EU, SIDA), DFID, UN (UNHCR/UNFPA/UNDP/OCHA/WFP/FAO) and other donor rules and regulations

• Proven competency with program design, M&E, proposal writing (including logical frameworks) and building budgets using MS Excel

• Excellent writing skills and experience in writing proposals/concept notes

• Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines;

• Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written; and

• Able to work well both within a team and independently, in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment

• Familiarity with international IRC systems and processes a plus;

WORKING ENVIROENMENT:

Security level yellow – The situation in the country in general is calm but remains 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.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, 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.

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Country Director in South Sudan

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Mar 052020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: European Management Solutions
Closing date: 20 Mar 2020

Country and Location: Juba South Sudan

Contract Duration: 12 months

Reports to: Regional Director East Africa

EMSis seeking, on behalf of an international humanitarian agency, an individual to act as the next Country Director of the South Sudan Programme. Our client has been in South Sudan since 1985 with a permanent office in Juba since 2007 and has evolved to provide a mix of emergency response and longer-term recovery for crisis affected communities. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a dynamic international NGO that helps to transform lives every day. If you are a strong leader with experience in the humanitarian or development sector, then this role is right for you. To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification in Business, administration, management, social science, international development OR Relevant degree level qualification alongside 3-5 years’ relevant experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience at Country Director Level in the overseas humanitarian or development environment preferably In South Sudan
  • Current experience in South Sudan is required as a CD or as another role at least two years. The NGO SS has around 250 employees at the moment.
  • Experience directly managing multi-sector programmes across multiple grants and/or experience in managing qualified programme managers implementing multi-sector activities across multiple grants
  • Demonstrable experience in security and crisis management
  • A record of successful development on donor resources
  • Experience leading a large and geographically dispersed team and working in highly insecure locations
  • Fluent English is required for this role

As the next Country Director of South Sudan, you will be based in Juba and reporting to the Regional Director of Africa. You will be accountable for all of the NGO’s work in-country and act as a legal representative of the NGO in South Sudan. You will be responsible for specific programming and accountable to beneficiaries, donors, and to the NGO’s HQ. The key responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Responsible for securing and responsibly growing the portfolio within South Sudan and act as the chair of the cross-functional Funding Support Unit
  • Aligning the country programme to the NGO’s Global Strategy through development and implementation of three-year Country Strategic Plan and Annual Country Plans
  • Responsible for overall safety and security management and appropriate duty of care of the country programme staff
  • Manage country wide financial exposure and leading the annual Country Budgeting process to ensure effective forecasts and resourcing
  • Day-to-day management of the country programme, including management of the Internal Auditor
  • Responsible for overall people development and ensuring appropriate and effective support functions for programme implementation

The benefits are as follows:

  • Health insurance: The plan covers reasonable and customary expenses of medical and hospital treatment resulting from sickness, accident or maternity in your country of residence and country of deployment. Pre departure and post deployment medical checks are included in the policy coverage.
  • Life Assurance
  • Shared – Private Accommodation or monthly contribution towards rent
  • 20 Days annual leave
  • Flights
  • 10 days loyalty leave after 12 months of service if you are extending for an additional 12 months
  • International Savings Account (after 12 months of service)
  • R and R 5 days for every 10 weeks worked.

How to apply:

Applications and updated CV should be submitted to a.russu@developmentaid.org, under the title: DRS ref number 10691.

Due to the high number of applications received via DevelopmentAid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only.

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