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Safeguarding Specialist

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Jul 222021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Relief International
Closing date: 22 Aug 2021

Position: Safeguarding Specialist

Reports: Country Director with technical reporting line to the Global Safeguarding Manager

Location: Juba – South Sudan, with travel to field offices in country

Duration: 6 months will possible extension

About RI:

Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

RI believes that gender equality is a basic right for all people, and it is critical to directly address gender-based discrimination and promote gender equality in order to ensure sustainable development.

Position Summary:

As a member of the Senior Manager Team and under the supervision of County Director, the Safeguarding Specialist is responsible for leading the integration of Relief International safeguarding strategy into the country program. The Safeguarding Specialist will have direct liaison and support from the Global Safeguarding Manager based in the GSO team. The Safeguarding Specialist will play a key role in protecting RI staffs, adults in vulnerable situations and children from sexual exploitation, harassment, harm and abuse. They will be instrumental in embedding an organizational culture that is committed to protecting clients from harm.

The Safeguarding Specialist will also complete an annual risk assessment and safeguarding self-audits which maps the internal and external safeguarding risks present in their country, as well as details on legislation, support services etc.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Receive, report and support safeguarding incidents and concerns:

· Receive safeguarding concerns, assess the information to ascertain if immediate assistance is required.

· Report the incident to the GSO via the reporting mechanism.

· Carry out basic fact-finding/fact-checking with oversight from the Global Safeguarding Manager.

  • Where appropriate co-lead on investigations with the Safeguarding Team during investigations
  • Co-chair/lead meetings and/or panels regarding safeguarding incidents and communicate clearly with stakeholders, ensure risk management processes are undertaken, document all actions/decisions
  • Analyze and review reporting trends and themes in investigations in conjunction with the Global Safeguarding Manager

· Map and establish relationships with local support services and agencies to facilitate the referral of incidents

· Ensuring Country Director and SMT aware on our progress against the Country Safeguarding Strategy and taking appropriate actions as necessary.

Advocate for and raise awareness of safeguarding

· Contextualize Safeguarding awareness raising materials to ensure RI policies are understood in the South Sudanese context. This will include activities involving local leaders and councils in understanding ‘Safeguarding’ from the community context to strengthen local implementation of RI policies.

· Raise awareness with communities on the behaviour they should expect from RI staff and partners and how and when to report concerns.

· Raise awareness of safeguarding with staff and partners ensuring they understand their role and responsibility in protecting community members;

· Facilitate safeguarding workshops and training with communities, staff and partners

· Induct new staff ensuring they are socialized into the safeguarding policies and the safeguarding culture of the organization.

· Ensure the official Safeguarding Posters and other materials are displayed in all offices and programs

· Coordinate field focal points regarding requirements around awareness raising activities and support required

Lead the wider implementation of safeguarding policies and procedures and facilitate the structural embedding of safeguarding across country operations:

• Make sure that the Safeguarding Programme is aligned with existing commitments and standards for safeguarding in the humanitarian and development sector and is anchored in the ‘do no harm’ principle.

• Complete an annual country risk profiling exercise – mapping internal and external safeguarding risks.

• Lead an annual safeguarding self-audit – assessing how near or far the operation is from fulfilling its safeguarding commitments.

• Populate an annual safeguarding action plan. Using the findings of the self-audit to inform the actions to work towards in the following 12 months.

• Coordinate and work in partnership with other members of program delivery, including HR to ensure safeguarding is built into all aspects of country programs in with support of Global Safeguarding Manager

Learning & Development

· Assist in planning and delivering the safeguarding L&D interventions in collaboration with Human Resources department.

· Cooperate with the Program Managers to implement capacity building of the program staffs on safeguarding initiatives and motivate staff.

  • Works closely with each strategic lead and associated stakeholders to provide support and progresses the project plan;
  • Participates in external safeguarding networks to access resources and share best practice; i.e. Interaction PSEA group as the PSEA focal, Bond Safeguarding group, INGO Safeguarding Leads, Peer Safeguarding INGO group; and
  • Monitors, communicates, and reports on overall progress of the programme from safeguarding point of view and ensuring key stakeholders and senior leaders stay updated and informed.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • A master’s degree or equivalent experience in a field related to humanitarian assistance and international development, law, political Science, development studies, gender studies, social work etc.
  • Knowledge on current legislation, statutory and other guidance with regards to safeguarding, child and adult protection,
  • 3‐5 years’ experience in protection and safeguarding program design and implementation in fragile context settings, experience in South Sudan would be desirable
  • Proven experience responding to and managing sensitive protection / safeguarding matters in a confidential manner
  • Experience developing protection and safeguarding resource materials, including guidance, tools, and best practices
  • Experience in providing training to staff on protection and safeguarding
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of organizational Code of Conduct, Child Protection Policy and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) policy
  • Knowledge of safeguarding investigation process and practice standards
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge on gender and diversity
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrable coordination skills and able to build and sustain trust with individuals and teams.
  • A team builder with excellent people skills; culturally sensitive and has the ability and interest to identify and work with a multicultural team.
  • Previous experience in South Sudan a plus.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

§ Integrity

§ Adaptability

§ Collaboration

§ Inclusivity

§ Sustainability

Living Conditions/Environmental Conditions

This position is based in Juba, South Sudan and requires up to (40%) travel to field office locations within the country, and offers an opportunity to join a diverse and open workplace, with a team committed to inclusion, innovation, and personal development. We also offer:

· Self-contained living accommodation (own bedroom, kitchenette and sitting area) in a very safe shared compound in Juba.

· 6-week R&R cycle with a financial contribution towards the R&R costs

· Very competitive compensation, Danger Pay and daily post differential among other benefits

· Access to RI’s award-winning learning management system with a wide menu of training resources, and internal/external training courses. **

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit a detailed CV and cover letter latest by August 20th 2021. We greatly appreciate your interest in working with RI, but we’ll only be able to contact shortlisted candidates. Due to the urgency of this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates interviewed prior to the closing date that may appear on any of the job boards where this vacancy is posted.

Relief International has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards Safeguarding. All employees are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) ,Child Protection Policy and Human Trafficking Policy of Relief International.

RI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EOE/M/F/D/V.

How to apply:

Interested applicants please follow this link to apply;

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=RI&cws=4&rid=1686

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South Sudan – Consultant Pre-feasibility Mission

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Jul 202021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale
Closing date: 26 Jul 2021

COOPI is looking for a Consultant Pre-feasibility Mission in South Sudan

Preliminary identification of opportunities and definition of possible strategic positioning to start COOPI activities in South Sudan in response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Purpose of the role

The main expected results will be:

  • Identification of funding opportunities of major donors present in the country;
  • Definition of sectoral intervention and identification of the main activities to be carried out in the country, also in function of the presence of other actors in the humanitarian sector.

Main responsibilities

Institutional Relations

  • Represent COOPI in a productive manner in relationships with local partners, donors, and institutional stakeholders;
  • Identification and initial contacts in the various sectors also cross-referencing with the opinions of any humanitarian partners already present in the field.

Context

  • Conduct a general analysis to objectively understand the economic, social and political context with a view to COOPI’s potential involvement in emergency and resilience interventions.

Institutional stakeholders and local NGOs

  • Establishment of initial contacts with official and unofficial institutional presences (e.g. governors, community leaders) still in terms of completion of analysis and in key of a future collaboration;
  • Analysis of the presence of local actors including local NGOs that can help to complete the picture of the context and possibly in the future may be involved in an intervention of humanitarian, economic and social development.

Gaps analysis of needs and sectoral intervention

  • Analysis of a working hypothesis (sector, beneficiaries, geographical area of intervention) that takes into account the scope of action of the local institutional counterpart and other possible international actors (e.g. iNGOs, UN agencies).

Security

  • General analysis by geographic area and tools to be used in any future interventions.

Investments preparatory to the opening of the country

  • Outline analysis of logistical operations and costs necessary to start a program (e.g. registration, visas, human resources, logistics).

Expected outputs

The results will be presented with the delivery of one or more documents in charge of the collaborator, to be drafted under the coordination and supervision of the COOPI contact persons of the headquarters.

  • Discursive analysis document to cover each of the above topics;
  • Maps with geographic directions;
  • Any documents and information that may be useful in key to initiating interventions;
  • Final mission report to be delivered to COOPI with a list of contacts and any useful information to give continuity to the subsequent phases of the call and the eventual implementation of the project.

Requirements

Essential

  • At least 3 years of relevant field experience in humanitarian, early recovery or development programs;
  • Previous experience in the country or in a similar region in terms of culture and social context;
  • Sound knowledge of international donors in humanitarian and development contexts;
  • Knowledge of English (excellent level written and spoken).

Soft skills

  • Ability to manage a high workload and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking capacity;
  • Proactive attitude in terms of planning and coordination with different actors, partners and institutions;
  • Excellent communication, reporting and writing skills;
  • Adequate resilience to stress, positive thinking and solution-oriented.

Desired

  • Knowledge of Italian;
  • Similar working experience.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

How to apply:

https://coopi.org/en/job-position.html?id=4298&ln=

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The Carter Center: Country Representative, South Sudan, Health Programs #73774

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Jul 152021
 

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

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

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

HEALTH PROGRAMS:

A leader in the eradication and elimination of diseases, the Center fights six preventable diseases – Guinea worm, river blindness, trachoma, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, and malaria in Hispaniola – by using health education and simple, low-cost methods. The Center also strives to improve maternal and child health in Sudan and Nigeria and improve access to mental health care globally. These efforts have brought to resource-limited countries better disease surveillance and health care delivery systems. Because communities often are burdened by several diseases, the Center also is pioneering new public health approaches to efficiently and effectively treat multiple diseases at once. In all our work, an emphasis is placed on building partnerships for change among international agencies, governments, nongovernmental organizations, corporations, national ministries of health, and most of all, with people at the grass roots. We help people acquire the tools, knowledge, and resources they need to transform their own lives, building a more peaceful and healthier world for us all.

SUMMARY:

The Country Representative (CR) serves as The Carter Center (TCC) Country Representative (CR) and technical advisor under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Overseas Operations with appropriate functional guidance from Program Director(s) and the Vice President for Health Programs of The Carter Center. The CR will support Guinea Worm Eradication Program, the Trachoma Control Program, and other programs as needed. Technical guidance is provided by Program Director(s). The CR assists in strategic planning and implementation of TCC-assisted program initiatives in South Sudan and ensures that the interests and resources of TCC are properly represented and managed. The CR assists in implementing TCC program policies and procedures and draft plans of action and budgets specific to South Sudan. The CR is expected to act diligently, courteously, and tactfully in the conduct of TCC official business with their national counterparts and with other national and international officials. The CR works with all parties at the national, regional and local levels, with the United Nations organizations, e.g., World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), bilateral donors, e.g., USAID and FCDO, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and others to advance TCC programs. This position is located in in Juba, South Sudan and is an unaccompanied assignment scheduled for 2 years, with the possibility of an extension. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of the political, social, and economic context of South Sudan, previous experience working & living in South Sudan or similar location.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to culturally diverse groups and staff at all levels internally and externally.
  • Experience successfully leading and managing field projects and teams in varying cultural and security contexts.
  • Ability to collaborate with the Ministry of Health, key partners and other government agencies is essential.
  • Demonstrated capacity to live and work in remote and insecure field locations with basic amenities and few or no other international staff and adhere a strict curfew and movement restrictions.
  • Proven experience providing remote management supervision for field teams and partners.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • International experience in Africa.

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Serves as a representative in the country of assignment.
  • Directs and manages the implementation of program initiatives in the designated country, including development of program policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with the host country’s governmental agencies, as applicable, as well as other non-governmental organizations. Responsible for managing the program objectives in the assigned country, and may supervise local staff.
  • Collaborates and develops relationships with representatives of other organizations to achieve program goals.
  • Directs contract negotiations with vendors/consultants in the country of assignment.
  • Researches, writes, and presents program-related speeches.
  • Oversees required record-keeping and the preparation of operational, statistical, and briefing reports.
  • Provides leadership and overall management to locally recruited personnel in the country of assignment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the program area. Five years of related experience.

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

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Jul 152021
 

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

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

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

The Guinea Worm Eradication Program:

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

SUMMARY:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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Food Security & Livelihoods Technical Lead

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Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
Closing date: 12 Aug 2021

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A day in the life of a Food Security & Livelihoods Technical Lead

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is at the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and prayer and from there we go into our work empowered to make a difference in the world. Our teams are full of passionate people who want to work with excellence and serve to make an eternal impact. Are you ready to join our team and make a difference?

Job Duties

The Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Technical Lead (TL) provides strategic advice and oversight to the Samaritan’s Purse South Sudan FSL portfolio. The FSL TL supports ministry leadership by developing, designing, and implementing high quality interventions and ensures that sufficient capacity exists within the FSL team to respond to ongoing humanitarian and development needs. The FSL TL develops FSL proposals, in collaboration with the grants unit, and secures new FSL program funding. The FSL TL ensures effective coordination with program managers in the field and with the necessary FSL clusters and working groups (ex. food security cluster, cash working group, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources, etc.). The FSL TL maintains working relationships with internal stakeholders (ex. global technical advisors, regional team), external stakeholders (ex. government ministries), and funders (ex. BHA, WFP, FAO etc.). This position reports to the Learning and Strategic Development Director and works closely with all relevant sector program managers and area coordinators.

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Qualifications & Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, as well as able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Demonstrate substantial experience in the design, implementation, and management of FSL programs within the humanitarian sectors
• Maintain a good understanding of FSL programs, including graduation from poverty, early warning early action (EWEA), resilience, cash-transfer programming, gender-sensitive livelihoods, and income-generating activities
• Knowledge of institutional donors and a proven track record developing funding proposals and reports for a range of institutional and other donors
• Experience in agricultural extension activities
• Experience with proposal development, grant management, and report writing
• Good knowledge of the project cycle
• Good report writing and reviewing skills
• Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors’ degree in agriculture, forestry, or environmental science and five (5) to ten (10) years of humanitarian work; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

Job Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type (Full-Time/Part-Time/Associate): Full-Time

Restrictions (Accompanied/Non-Accompanied): Non-Accompanied

Language Requirement: English Fluency Required

Travel Expectations: 30% of time spent in the Field

Benefits

  • Career with purpose!
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan (after 1 year)
  • 10 paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • 12 vacation days per year
  • Annual home leave

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.

How to apply:

https://careers.samaritanspurse.org/jobs/7157268-food-security-and-livelihoods-tl

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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

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Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
Closing date: 12 Aug 2021

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At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is at the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and prayer and from there we go into our work empowered to make a difference in the world. Our teams are full of passionate people who want to work with excellence and serve to make an eternal impact.

Job Duties

The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager will report to the Director of Finance/Finance Manager and coordinate closely with the projects support team for the Samaritan’s Purse South Sudan office. He/She will maintain accountability of all financial compliance issues related to donor-funded projects. He/She will prepare all necessary internal reports and work with the Program Development Officer, Grants Manager, and the Director of Finance/Finance Manager to assist in managing the country’s donor funded programs. He/She will be responsible for implementing, and coordinating all financial and budgetary aspects of grants as assigned in South Sudan.

  • Assist Program Managers in grant budget preparation to ensure strong financial management and that all expenditures are according to grantor guidelines, including budget line item overages
  • Review and ensure accuracy of financial transactions for Samaritan’s Purse grant-funded field operations based in the region as appropriate (includes vouchers, FERs, Cash payments, etc.).
  • Support the Grants Manager with donor representation particularly with the UN cluster coordination, or other relevant international donors and national level stakeholder meetings.
  • Travel to the field on a regular basis to provide additional financial support to program managers managing externally funded programs.
  • Ensure staff managing externally funded programs are trained to implement the program according to the donor agreement.

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Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in finance, international development or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

Job Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type (Full-Time/Part-Time/Associate): Full-Time

Restrictions (Accompanied/Non-Accompanied): Non-Accompanied

Language Requirement: English Fluency Required

Travel Expectations: Occasional Travel to the Field

Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

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.

How to apply:

https://careers.samaritanspurse.org/jobs/7021121-financial-planning-and-analysis-manager

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Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager

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Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
Closing date: 12 Aug 2021

A day in the life of a Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is at the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and prayer and from there we go into our work empowered to make a difference in the world. Our teams are full of passionate people who want to work with excellence and serve to make an eternal impact.

Job Duties

The Program Manager, Food Security and Livelihoods is responsible for managing all designated food security and livelihoods projects. This includes projects relating to food assistance/distributions and natural resource management. He/She will design new projects in the related domains through proposal, budgets, and logframe development.

  • Supervise all designated food security and livelihoods program personnel and develop plans and proposals for new food security and livelihoods programs.
  • Manage all project budgets according to donor requirements.
  • Prepare and submit monthly internal reports, prepare and submit donor reports as needed, work closely with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and government counterparts ensuring partnerships are developed with state ministries.
  • Work in conjunction with the DCD/CD, PDO and other Program Managers in developing Food Security and Livelihoods field strategies and vision and in evaluating all existing and potential programs for their compliance to this strategy and vision. Also work to identify and develop new programs to better fulfill field objectives.
  • Monitor program implementation against work plans and overall project objectives, documenting progress and achievements.

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Qualifications & Experience

  • Ability to travel to field sites to monitor projects
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Above average communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Works well in a diverse team and a pressured environment; flexibility and adaptability Spiritual maturity; Ability to keep the focus of work on the overall goal of sharing the gospel
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Skills in both writing and photography.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred

Job Location: Unity State , South Sudan

Type (Full-Time/Part-Time/Associate): Full-Time

Restrictions (Accompanied/Non-Accompanied): Non-Accompanied

Language Requirement: English Fluency Required

Travel Expectations: Frequent travel to field locations

Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Annual home leave
  • Twelve vacation days per year

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.

How to apply:

https://careers.samaritanspurse.org/jobs/7020067-food-security-and-livelihoods-program-manager

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager

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Jul 092021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Relief International
Closing date: 8 Aug 2021

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager

Reports to: Program Director

Location: Juba – South Sudan, with travel to field offices in country

Duration: 6 months with possible extension

About RI:

Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

RI believes that gender equality is a basic right for all people, and it is critical to directly address gender-based discrimination and promote gender equality in order to ensure sustainable development.

Position Summary:

The MEAL Manager will bring significant experience and fresh ideas to lead on MEAL system implementation, review and evaluations, MEAL budgeting, recruitment, as well as support to proposal writing and log frame development. The post holder will ensure that all Relief International and Partner projects are supported to ensure quality, effectiveness and appropriateness of their programs. It will be important for the post-holder to capture lessons learned and communicate this information in various capacities to improve on-going and future programming. S/he will guide Relief International and Partner teams to maintain an effective monitoring system across all sectors, including the use of beneficiary feedback data, to assure the quality of interventions. The MEAL Manager will lead on building capacity of staff and partners on MEAL but particularly on accountability and participation, with a specific focus on children.

Ultimately, s/he will ensure that the program has evidence-based knowledge to inform the direction of the program from assessments and regular program monitoring documents. Special attention should be paid to the positive and negative impact that interventions have in communities, marginalized and disabled persons. This analysis will need to be made available to all Relief International staff and external stakeholders where appropriate.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

The MEAL Manager’s specific responsibilities are as follows:

MEAL System Design

· Lead on the development and oversee the roll-out of an organizational MEAL system (for emergency response programs), ensuring accountability to donors and beneficiaries

· Promote all aspects of MEAL to support the creation of an organizational culture which prioritizes quality programming

· Build strong relationships with colleagues and provide support as required to ensure MEAL system is understood and supported at field and capital office level

· Work closely with the programme teams to ensure that MEAL becomes an integral element of project implementation leading to enhanced quality, accountability and impact.

· Ensure that MEAL is an integral part of the programme design stage and features in all proposal development.

· Ensure that MEAL resources are included in proposal development and work creatively to secure funding from diverse sources, to ensure that MEAL is integrated in emergency and development programs in a sustainable way.

Internal Reporting

· Responsible to ensure that the organization delivers on all internal M&E requirements in a timely manner and with high quality information to support program reporting as per donor contractual requirements.

· Identify and introduce new elements (systems, tools, processes) required under the MEAL system and project management/development by MEAL team members

· Receive regular field monitoring and accountability reports from MEAL Team Leads and circulate to the country office teams, ensuring that action plans are included and followed up and that SMT reviews reports regularly

Staff Management and Capacity Development

· Head the mission’s MEAL team; form a solid team identity within the organization and create cohesion between team members working in different geographic areas.

· Manage the MEAL team to ensure that the MEAL system operates effectively with the support and resources required and that there are clear links and reporting lines between field and capital office level and between MEAL and other program departments.

· Support the MEAL team progress on specific projects, providing management oversight on progress and problem-solving in case of challenges.

· Define expectations, provide leadership and technical support as needed so that MEAL staff are able to perform their roles as required

· Manage the performance of direct reports in the MEAL unit through performance management, coaching, mentoring, training and development.

· At the organizational level, devise and manage a MEAL training programme with the goal of increasing capacity and awareness of MEAL for all staff. Assess training needs and engage MEAL team staff to roll-out the training programme.

Promote Learning for Strategic Development and Decision Making

· Ensure that data brought together and findings from across thematic and operational regions form a coherent basis for analysis of impact which promotes learning and strategy development for the whole organization.

· Lead on monitoring and improving the synergy and integration of thematic programs to enhance delivery of outstanding results for targeted communities

· Communicate top level learning / analysis reports and monitoring data to ensure that management is able to make informed decisions on a timely basis to scale up and face operational challenges

External Reporting and Representation

· Ensure external accountability to donors through the implementation of timely and quality MEAL activities leading to timely and accurate reporting

· Ensure that high quality analysis reports to illustrate Relief International’s impact and assessment findings are produced, including evidence of good practice and replicable programs, and that they are communicated at appropriate events.

· Ensure that Relief International is represented at relevant Donor, inter-NGO, and government level meetings at the field level (related to MEAL) to enhance inter-agencies best practices sharing and learning

Qualifications & requirements:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

· B.A required, Master’s degree preferred; academic or equivalent work experience in Statistics, Social Development or equivalent

· Minimum of 3 years working experience as MEAL Lead in complex humanitarian settings, with knowledge of integrated Health, WASH Nutrition FSL and Protection programming

· Wide experience in effective strategic level communication and coordination with national partners, central and local authorities, NGO partners, UN agencies and other relevant stakeholders

· In-depth knowledge of international development programming

· An understanding of the operating context in the South Sudan (preferred)

· Excellent writing and research skills and computer literacy, including previous donor report writing experience

· Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex activities, meet deadlines, and exercise sound judgment

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently

· Fluency in English and strong English writing skills are required

· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours

· Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail

· Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skill

· Demonstrable experience in capacity development

· Strong people management skills.

RI Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.**

We value:

· Inclusiveness

· Transparency and Accountability

· Agility and Innovation

· Collaboration

· Sustainability

Living Conditions/Environmental Conditions

This position is based in Juba, South Sudan and requires up to (40%) travel to field office locations within the country, and offers an opportunity to join a diverse and open workplace, with a team committed to inclusion, innovation, and personal development. We also offer:

· Self-contained living accommodation (own bedroom, kitchenette and sitting area) in a very safe shared compound in Juba.

· 6-week R&R cycle with a financial contribution towards the R&R costs

· Very competitive compensation, Danger Pay and daily post differential among other benefits

· Access to RI’s award-winning learning management system with a wide menu of training resources, and internal/external training courses. **

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit a detailed CV and cover letter latest by August 7th , 2021. We greatly appreciate your interest in working with RI, but we’ll only be able to contact shortlisted candidates. Due to the urgency of this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates interviewed prior to the closing date that may appear on any of the job boards where this vacancy is posted.

RI’s talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.

RI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EOE/M/F/D/V. **

How to apply:

Interested applicants please follow this link to apply;

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=RI&cws=4&rid=1680

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MANAGER, GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

Role Summary

The primary role of the Grants and Contracts Manager position is to lead, manage and direct overall Grants and Contracts Management function of CARE International in South Sudan, making links between program, administration, and finance teams. The most critical elements of the job requirements are to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to donors on main grants as well as adequate management of sub grants to partners, ensuring that all operational aspects are in compliance with CARE Financial and Donor grant compliance regulations and budgetary requirements. The Grants and Contracts Manager will actively participate in the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets that contribute their fair share to the Country Office Shared Project Costs (SPC) The Grants and Contracts Manager will provide timely reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures and provide analysis on program implementation timeline vs. expenditure. With support from the Finance Manager, the Grants and Contract Manager will provide training and ongoing technical support to program staff and partners on compliance with terms and conditions of donor grants and our own sub grants management policy. The post holder will support program staff to request Fund Codes (FCs), Project IDs (PIDs) and set up grants and subgrants correctly in Peoplesoft, the Country Office’s financial system.

H/She is responsible for producing accurate and high quality financial reports; identifies problems or issues that play adversely against CO performance in financial management and recommends appropriate solutions to the Finance Manager, Program / Project teams as well as Interpret and implement donor polices & procedures

The Grants and Contracts Manager also manages the CO’s sub grantee portfolio and ensures Due Diligence Assessment is conducted for all new and existing subs in line with CARE USA Policy. H/She works with project teams to prepare the capacity improvement and monitoring plans for all subs, drafts subgrantee agreements for review by the Finance Manager and DCD-Finance & Ops.

This role reports the Country Finance Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

1.Awards and Sub-award Management (30%)

Award start up and set up

  • Review the draft donor agreements for all new and existing awards, ensure understanding of relevant donor rules & regulations by finance staff, project managers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with CMPs in developing and signing of IPIAs ensuring that that the terms and conditions are understood by the CO team & partners
  • Support the project team on donor agreement modifications and submit modifications to SSC for updating in the grant’s management module.
  • Manage award and subaward setup process with SSC within the prescribed timeframe after signing the donor agreements (FC/PID and AID set up)
  • Disseminate to appropriate staff new FC/PID/Activity ID/ for the new awards and sub grants or any changes
  • Develop and maintain the CO grants tracker to monitor project milestones and ensure deadlines on reporting are not missed by the CO team.

Subgrantee selection and Monitoring

  • Ensuring that assessments of organizational capacity and due diligence have been carried out for all potential & current partners in the country in accordance with the sub agreement management policy, ensure results are documented and submitted to DMC for approval.
  • Ensure capacity improvements plans are prepared and executed by the relevant grants staff in the CO and results are documented and filed.
  • Assess training and development needs of partners and conduct capacity building as necessary
  • In conjunction with program teams, develop the subgrantee monitoring plan and ensure the plan is adhered to and results of monitoring are documented and shared with DMC and project managers for further action.
  • Review the sub grantee agreement modifications, ensure they are accurately done and in line with the donor provisions and CARE policy
  • Maintain a sub grants tracker for funds disbursed and liquidations received. An aging analysis of the remaining funds should be prepared monthly.

Project Implementation

  • Prepare of monthly variance reports (Portfolio Analysis report) for all awards in the CO for submission to the Finance Manager to monitor the financial and spending progress of all awards.
  • Participate in Project Review meetings and provide input into the grant’s management process

Project close out

  • Grants Close out- Support the project managers in preparing for the grants close out processes (final audit, evaluations, disposal of assets)
  • Review project commitments ate ensure accruals are done before closure of the project
  • Ensure all outstanding receivable /payable after project closure are received from the donor /paid back to the donor

2.Budgeting and Forecasting (30%)

  • Lead in developing proposal budgets and budget narratives, ensuring alignment with CARE and donor requirements (e.g., allowability, allocability, reasonableness and accuracy of cost matching, program income issues, etc.).
  • Support the Finance Manager in development of CO budget guidelines and coordinates the preparation of annual budgets, consolidation, including forecasts and future years budgets.
  • Participation in proposals development workshops and meeting to get knowledge of project or program at early stage
  • Verify the proposal budget to ensure accuracy on unit costs, formulas, etc. before it is finalized to be shared with CARE Managements for approval and submission to the donor.
  • Take lead in project Budget revision as requested by the donor

3.Financial Reporting (20%)

  • Prepare the monthly budget utilization report (Portfolio Analysis report) highlighting important information such as inception expenditures, contract balance, spending ratio on individual budget
  • Analyze the expenditure reports and provide narrative comments such line and summary on key possible threats and any proposed action.
  • Liaise with Budget Holders and provide recommendation to address any donor budget overspending /under spending. Critically examine expenditure reports with budget holders and provide recommendations to address under spending, overspending or unusual expenditure in relation to project phases.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all donor reports as per the donor reporting template and schedule
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial management reports, e.g., COMFORT, Master Budget, etc.
  • Ensure preparation of reconciliation between Project Costing and General Ledger Ensure that any required reclassification between budget lines is executed.
  • Review the monthly Budget, Grants and Contracts (BGC) Log report prepared by SSC and ensure action is taken on all exceptions noted in the report before next report.
  • Review reconciliation of Grants Receivables/Payable Balance (GRP) balance received from SSC and validate the outstanding balance due or receivable from donor.
  • Prepare quarterly Subgrantee dashboard reports for submission to DMC

4.Team Management and capacity building (10%)

  • Supervise, coach and mentor awards and subgrants officers, ensuring high performance, accountability to meet deadlines and quality standards, and progressive skills strengthening
  • Manages, coaches and trains direct reports
  • Support the Finance Manager (continuing refresher) training to CARE and partner staff to ensure all award terms and conditions are understood and implemented properly

5.Audits (10%)

  • Keep track of donor audit schedules and requirements, work with internal and external auditors providing all required information to support audit processes and respond to audit queries and recommendations.

Support the Finance Manager in the CARE’s annual financial audit and Uniform Guidance audit as required.

Qualification, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or other relevant accounting profession certification
  • At least 7 years grants management experience; At least three years’ experience working with major donor budgeting and reporting requirements.
  • Three years’ experience managing / supervising teams
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting and grants and contract management processes
  • Excellent knowledge of finance software applications and Microsoft Office including advanced expertise with Excel
  • Good understanding of relevant donor policies & procedures e.g. USG, EU, UN
  • Excellent facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium, and large sized groups.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain customer focus while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Core competencies include – Integrity; Problem Solving; Planning and Organization; Excellence; Attention to detail; Negotiation; Performance Management; Teamwork and team building; Ability to support and train local and international staff

How to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5524

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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MANAGER, GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

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Jul 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: CARE USA
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and fight with CARE.

Role Summary

The primary role of the Grants and Contracts Manager position is to lead, manage and direct overall Grants and Contracts Management function of CARE International in South Sudan, making links between program, administration, and finance teams. The most critical elements of the job requirements are to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to donors on main grants as well as adequate management of sub grants to partners, ensuring that all operational aspects are in compliance with CARE Financial and Donor grant compliance regulations and budgetary requirements. The Grants and Contracts Manager will actively participate in the country office efforts to proactively seek new funding opportunities, working to ensure that program and finance teams are supported during proposal development to develop accurate budgets that contribute their fair share to the Country Office Shared Project Costs (SPC) The Grants and Contracts Manager will provide timely reports to Budget Holders on grants and sub grants expenditures and provide analysis on program implementation timeline vs. expenditure. With support from the Finance Manager, the Grants and Contract Manager will provide training and ongoing technical support to program staff and partners on compliance with terms and conditions of donor grants and our own sub grants management policy. The post holder will support program staff to request Fund Codes (FCs), Project IDs (PIDs) and set up grants and subgrants correctly in Peoplesoft, the Country Office’s financial system.

H/She is responsible for producing accurate and high quality financial reports; identifies problems or issues that play adversely against CO performance in financial management and recommends appropriate solutions to the Finance Manager, Program / Project teams as well as Interpret and implement donor polices & procedures

The Grants and Contracts Manager also manages the CO’s sub grantee portfolio and ensures Due Diligence Assessment is conducted for all new and existing subs in line with CARE USA Policy. H/She works with project teams to prepare the capacity improvement and monitoring plans for all subs, drafts subgrantee agreements for review by the Finance Manager and DCD-Finance & Ops.

This role reports the Country Finance Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

1.Awards and Sub-award Management (30%)

Award start up and set up

  • Review the draft donor agreements for all new and existing awards, ensure understanding of relevant donor rules & regulations by finance staff, project managers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with CMPs in developing and signing of IPIAs ensuring that that the terms and conditions are understood by the CO team & partners
  • Support the project team on donor agreement modifications and submit modifications to SSC for updating in the grant’s management module.
  • Manage award and subaward setup process with SSC within the prescribed timeframe after signing the donor agreements (FC/PID and AID set up)
  • Disseminate to appropriate staff new FC/PID/Activity ID/ for the new awards and sub grants or any changes
  • Develop and maintain the CO grants tracker to monitor project milestones and ensure deadlines on reporting are not missed by the CO team.

Subgrantee selection and Monitoring

  • Ensuring that assessments of organizational capacity and due diligence have been carried out for all potential & current partners in the country in accordance with the sub agreement management policy, ensure results are documented and submitted to DMC for approval.
  • Ensure capacity improvements plans are prepared and executed by the relevant grants staff in the CO and results are documented and filed.
  • Assess training and development needs of partners and conduct capacity building as necessary
  • In conjunction with program teams, develop the subgrantee monitoring plan and ensure the plan is adhered to and results of monitoring are documented and shared with DMC and project managers for further action.
  • Review the sub grantee agreement modifications, ensure they are accurately done and in line with the donor provisions and CARE policy
  • Maintain a sub grants tracker for funds disbursed and liquidations received. An aging analysis of the remaining funds should be prepared monthly.

Project Implementation

  • Prepare of monthly variance reports (Portfolio Analysis report) for all awards in the CO for submission to the Finance Manager to monitor the financial and spending progress of all awards.
  • Participate in Project Review meetings and provide input into the grant’s management process

Project close out

  • Grants Close out- Support the project managers in preparing for the grants close out processes (final audit, evaluations, disposal of assets)
  • Review project commitments ate ensure accruals are done before closure of the project
  • Ensure all outstanding receivable /payable after project closure are received from the donor /paid back to the donor

2.Budgeting and Forecasting (30%)

  • Lead in developing proposal budgets and budget narratives, ensuring alignment with CARE and donor requirements (e.g., allowability, allocability, reasonableness and accuracy of cost matching, program income issues, etc.).
  • Support the Finance Manager in development of CO budget guidelines and coordinates the preparation of annual budgets, consolidation, including forecasts and future years budgets.
  • Participation in proposals development workshops and meeting to get knowledge of project or program at early stage
  • Verify the proposal budget to ensure accuracy on unit costs, formulas, etc. before it is finalized to be shared with CARE Managements for approval and submission to the donor.
  • Take lead in project Budget revision as requested by the donor

3.Financial Reporting (20%)

  • Prepare the monthly budget utilization report (Portfolio Analysis report) highlighting important information such as inception expenditures, contract balance, spending ratio on individual budget
  • Analyze the expenditure reports and provide narrative comments such line and summary on key possible threats and any proposed action.
  • Liaise with Budget Holders and provide recommendation to address any donor budget overspending /under spending. Critically examine expenditure reports with budget holders and provide recommendations to address under spending, overspending or unusual expenditure in relation to project phases.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all donor reports as per the donor reporting template and schedule
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly financial management reports, e.g., COMFORT, Master Budget, etc.
  • Ensure preparation of reconciliation between Project Costing and General Ledger Ensure that any required reclassification between budget lines is executed.
  • Review the monthly Budget, Grants and Contracts (BGC) Log report prepared by SSC and ensure action is taken on all exceptions noted in the report before next report.
  • Review reconciliation of Grants Receivables/Payable Balance (GRP) balance received from SSC and validate the outstanding balance due or receivable from donor.
  • Prepare quarterly Subgrantee dashboard reports for submission to DMC

4.Team Management and capacity building (10%)

  • Supervise, coach and mentor awards and subgrants officers, ensuring high performance, accountability to meet deadlines and quality standards, and progressive skills strengthening
  • Manages, coaches and trains direct reports
  • Support the Finance Manager (continuing refresher) training to CARE and partner staff to ensure all award terms and conditions are understood and implemented properly

5.Audits (10%)

  • Keep track of donor audit schedules and requirements, work with internal and external auditors providing all required information to support audit processes and respond to audit queries and recommendations.

Support the Finance Manager in the CARE’s annual financial audit and Uniform Guidance audit as required.

Qualification, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related discipline
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or other relevant accounting profession certification
  • At least 7 years grants management experience; At least three years’ experience working with major donor budgeting and reporting requirements.
  • Three years’ experience managing / supervising teams
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, reporting and grants and contract management processes
  • Excellent knowledge of finance software applications and Microsoft Office including advanced expertise with Excel
  • Good understanding of relevant donor policies & procedures e.g. USG, EU, UN
  • Excellent facilitation skills to conduct training sessions for small, medium, and large sized groups.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain customer focus while handling multiple priorities
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Core competencies include – Integrity; Problem Solving; Planning and Organization; Excellence; Attention to detail; Negotiation; Performance Management; Teamwork and team building; Ability to support and train local and international staff

How to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5524

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Some examples of these fees are placement fees or immigration processing fees. CARE does not use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an up-front fee of any kind. Occasionally, CARE does employ recruiting or placement agencies to help us identify candidates for specific employment within CARE. If you’re contacted by a legitimate recruiting or placement agency, there should be no charge to you. If you suspect that you have been a victim of fraud from someone purporting to be CARE, please contact us at legal@care.org.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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BHA Project Manager

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Jul 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Relief International
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

Position: BHA Project Manager

Reports to: Program Director

Location: Juba, South Sudan, with 50% travel to field site offices in Upper Nile.

Duration: 12 months with possible extension

About RI:

Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 18 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty. RI has been working in South Sudan since 2005, delivering integrated Health, WASH, Nutrition, FSL and Protection projects.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Relief International includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure. In addition, RI has country offices registered as affiliates of one of the alliance members in an additional 18 countries.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will provide overall leadership to the USAID/BHA funded “Integrated support programming for hard to reach vulnerable communities in South Sudan” project team and be responsible for the overall management of the project including the quality of programmatic implementation (monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning) and administrative elements of the project to serve the targeted affected population in Upper Nile. The Project Manager will oversee development of work plans, budget forecasts, provide technical support to quality and effective program implementation (including supervising activities, oversight of each sector, M&E, reporting), coordinate with key actors, set up and monitor accountability mechanisms, facilitate learning within the project and build on best practices.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

The Grants Manager’s specific responsibilities are as follows:

Project Management (85%)

· Overall responsibility for the technical quality and standards of the USAID/BHA integrated Health, Nutrition, WASH and Protection project across 4 operational areas in Upper Nile, in line with budgets and work-plans, focusing on producing required deliverables

· Overall responsibility for supervising and supporting timely and effective implementation of the USAID/BHA project and activities, including achieving set indicator targets and objectives, and grant management.

· Ensure that the USAID/BHA project implementation aligns with all donor contractual obligations.

· Conduct field visits to monitor implementation and consult with key stakeholders and provide support to thematic program managers and coordinators to ensure timely and effective project implementation – determining gaps and needs and taking corrective measures within appropriate timelines.

· Work with program managers to conduct capacity building and/or mentoring activities for project staff. More specifically, mentor staff involved in the project.

· Coordinate with all program managers to integrate activities/indicators, especially through mainstreaming gender and conflict sensitive programming.

· Liaise with the Finance and Operations teams to ensure grants and programs align with forecasted expenditure.

· Communicate regularly with Area Coordinators to discuss activity planning and implementation.

· Ensure appropriate links are established amongst the USAID/BHA project and other complimentary health and nutrition programs funded by UNICEF and WFP

· Working with the Program Director to ensure regular communication with USAID/BHA to share updates on challenges and program progress takes place.

Monitoring and Reporting (15%)

· Take an active role in the monitoring of interventions; ensure the collation, analysis and sharing of data related to project activities and the overall context for the purpose of designing new interventions, and for donor advocacy and fund raising.

· Support the development of baseline, KAP and other project assessments and conduct in-depth analysis of assessment findings.

· Support field teams in ensuring that robust monitoring systems are in place and reviews are undertaken periodically.

· Lead on the development of project reports, including writing and providing data analysis for donor reporting and advocacy.

Qualifications & requirements:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

· Master’s degree in either Public Health or International Development,

· At least 5 years’ experience in managing multi-million USAID/BHA funded humanitarian response programs in either Health, Nutrition and WASH sectors.

· Relevant field level experience in supporting project teams on full project cycle technical needs (design, implementation, M&E, lessons learned)

· Demonstrable experience of budget management

· Demonstrable experience of working and developing key project management tools including work plans, Log-frames, Budgets, HR and Monitoring and Evaluation plans.

· Demonstrable ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently in a high-stress, fast-paced environment

· Demonstrable experience of working in conflict/volatile security contexts

· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours

· Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail

· Excellent interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skill

· Demonstrable experience in capacity development

· Strong people management skills.

RI Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.**

We value:

· Inclusiveness

· Transparency and Accountability

· Agility and Innovation

· Collaboration

· Sustainability

Living Conditions/Environmental Conditions

This position is based in Juba, South Sudan and requires up to (40%) travel to field office locations within the country, and offers an opportunity to join a diverse and open workplace, with a team committed to inclusion, innovation, and personal development. We also offer:

· Self-contained living accommodation (own bedroom, kitchenette and sitting area) in a very safe shared compound in Juba.

· 6-week R&R cycle with a financial contribution towards the R&R costs

· Very competitive compensation, Danger Pay and daily post differential among other benefits

· Access to RI’s award-winning learning management system with a wide menu of training resources, and internal/external training courses. **

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit a detailed CV and cover letter latest by July 29th , 2021. We greatly appreciate your interest in working with RI, but we’ll only be able to contact shortlisted candidates. Due to the urgency of this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates interviewed prior to the closing date that may appear on any of the job boards where this vacancy is posted.

RI’s talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.

RI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EOE/M/F/D/V. **

How to apply:

Interested applicants please follow this link to apply;

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=RI&cws=4&rid=1678

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South Sudan – Consultant Pre-feasibility Mission

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale
Closing date: 19 Jul 2021

COOPI is looking for a Consultant Pre-feasibility Mission in South Sudan

Preliminary identification of opportunities and definition of possible strategic positioning to start COOPI activities in South Sudan in response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Purpose of the role

The main expected results will be:

  • Identification of funding opportunities of major donors present in the country;
  • Definition of sectoral intervention and identification of the main activities to be carried out in the country, also in function of the presence of other actors in the humanitarian sector.

We encourage international staff already in the country to apply.

Main responsibilities

Institutional Relations

  • Represent COOPI in a productive manner in relationships with local partners, donors, and institutional stakeholders;
  • Identification and initial contacts in the various sectors also cross-referencing with the opinions of any humanitarian partners already present in the field.

Context

  • Conduct a general analysis to objectively understand the economic, social and political context with a view to COOPI’s potential involvement in emergency and resilience interventions.

Institutional stakeholders and local NGOs

  • Establishment of initial contacts with official and unofficial institutional presences (e.g. governors, community leaders) still in terms of completion of analysis and in key of a future collaboration;
  • Analysis of the presence of local actors including local NGOs that can help to complete the picture of the context and possibly in the future may be involved in an intervention of humanitarian, economic and social development.

Gaps analysis of needs and sectoral intervention

  • Analysis of a working hypothesis (sector, beneficiaries, geographical area of intervention) that takes into account the scope of action of the local institutional counterpart and other possible international actors (e.g. iNGOs, UN agencies).

Security

  • General analysis by geographic area and tools to be used in any future interventions.

Investments preparatory to the opening of the country

  • Outline analysis of logistical operations and costs necessary to start a program (e.g. registration, visas, human resources, logistics).

Expected outputs

The results will be presented with the delivery of one or more documents in charge of the collaborator, to be drafted under the coordination and supervision of the COOPI contact persons of the headquarters.

  • Discursive analysis document to cover each of the above topics;
  • Maps with geographic directions;
  • Any documents and information that may be useful in key to initiating interventions;
  • Final mission report to be delivered to COOPI with a list of contacts and any useful information to give continuity to the subsequent phases of the call and the eventual implementation of the project.

Requirements

Essential

  • At least 3 years of relevant field experience in humanitarian, early recovery or development programs;
  • Previous experience in the country or in a similar region in terms of culture and social context;
  • Sound knowledge of international donors in humanitarian and development contexts;
  • Knowledge of English (excellent level written and spoken).

Soft skills

  • Ability to manage a high workload and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking capacity;
  • Proactive attitude in terms of planning and coordination with different actors, partners and institutions;
  • Excellent communication, reporting and writing skills;
  • Adequate resilience to stress, positive thinking and solution-oriented.

Desired

  • Knowledge of Italian;
  • Similar working experience.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

How to apply:

https://coopi.org/en/job-position.html?id=4298&ln=

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