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WASH Coordinator

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Jul 282021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 1 Aug 2021

WASH Coordinator National Contract: (Akobo West – Walgak)

WASH Coordinator will be responsible for key component in Akobo SCI Operational areas. Will have overall responsibility for delivery of quality WASH interventions both emergency and none emergency situations of the response. He/she will work closely with the clinical team of Health, Nutrition and CP staff and ensure that WASH interventions are integrated into the response. The WASH Coordinator is supervised by and reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for the management of WASH activities in health facilities, nutrition sites, Child Friendly Spaces. Lead on WASH interventions for BHA in Akobo, to improve access to WASH services and prevent disease outbreaks and malnutrition. Ensure CBDs and CNVs and protection staff are trained, and resourced to provide health awareness and RCCE in the SC targeted catchment areas. Support CBDs, facility staff, and nutrition volunteers with training and resources on WASH’em COVID-19 adapted approaches

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree/ Diploma in WASH related stusies (public health, water and sanitation, engineering, environmental health
  • At least two years of work experience in design and implementation of WASH interventions in emergency context
  • Strong community mobilization skills and experience of working in a rural setting.
  • Excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of members
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with state and county government in Southern Sudan
  • Ability to assess evolving emergency health needs quickly and calmly and work under pressure of tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English and experience in report writing

Desirable

  • Previous experience working within Jonglei in Southern Sudan
  • Knowledge of locally spoken languages will be an added advantage

Contract Duration: One Year

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.

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Clinical Officer – Health Specialist

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Jul 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Montrose
Closing date: 24 Aug 2021

MONTROSE is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialised in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other development stakeholders.

Background

The Health Pooled Fund began its third phase (HPF3) in July 2018 and is supported to run until 2023 by the British Government’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Government of Canada, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) and the European Union (EU). A consortium led by Crown Agents and including Montrose is responsible for managing and implementing HPF3.

HPF3 supports delivery of community level essential primary health care, secondary health care and referral health services, stabilisation of local health systems, and procurement and supply chain management of essential medical commodities. HPF3 supports services in eight out of 10 states of South Sudan: Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap, Unity, and Lakes.

The programme will improve the health and wellbeing of the population through increased coverage, access and utilisation of quality lifesaving health, sexual and reproductive health and nutrition services under the following five outputs:

Output 1: Delivery and increased availability/readiness of quality health services at facilities.

Output 2: Community level interventions that increase awareness, prevention and treatment of common conditions.

Output 3: Availability of safe, effective and quality essential medicines and supplies.

Output 4: Stable health systems that enhance accountability and responsive to the needs of the people.

Output 5: Funds and processes that are efficient, effective, inclusive and offer value for money.

Position summary

The Health Specialist will work across all implementing partners (IPs) and HPF team collaboratively in order to achieve the programme’s objectives and outcomes.

Specific roles and responsibilities

  • Take overall responsibility for the IP quality improvement dashboard for Output 1 and ensure timely uploading and analysis of results per IP.
  • Identify urgent technical gaps and training needs in relation to technical standards and protocols for the delivery of key health services and verify their adoption and uniform application across the programme, in collaboration with IPs.
  • Verify relevant tools, guidelines, manuals and other documentation used by the IPs.
  • Regularly review achievements of the programme against indicators and logframe targets and then present the findings to the HPF team and stakeholders.
  • Attend all IP review meetings (monthly and quarterly) and implement all relevant action points.
  • Work with the other health specialists to ensure learning and sharing across the IPs supported by HPF3.
  • Review and provide complete and comprehensive feedback on the IP costed work plan, IP quarterly and annual progress reports, risk registers and IP spending.
  • Draft relevant sections of the HPF3 monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Work with MEL team and operational research manager to identify subject areas in health for further study and analysis and advise on best practices to improve the quality of health service delivery, capture stories, document and share lessons learned.
  • Review emergency response applications from IPs, provide on-time and comprehensive feedback, monitor implementation progress and agree on mitigation measures with the IP.
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities based on organisational or programming needs as assigned by the line manager.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • Diploma as a clinical officer.
  • Masters qualification in international public health would be an advantage
  • High standard of technical writing with experience of drafting reports, technical bulletins, and policy briefs.
  • Extensive experience with implementation of activities and the challenges of working in the South Sudanese context.
  • At least 5 years’ experience post-graduation.
  • Hold South Sudanese citizenship.

How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application Here before 24 August 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified.

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Health Program manager

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Jul 212021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 2 Aug 2021

Health Program Manager National Contract:

The Health Project Manager is responsible for quality programming, reporting, budgeting, planning, implementation and management. The role holder provides overall technical oversight for the Health program in Abyei, Twic and Tonj which include supervision, monitoring & evaluation, finance and human resources, and ensuring donor compliance, Ensure effective involvement of relevant staff and other stakeholders in the planning process as appropriate. Provide management and technical support to health staff of Save the Children and partners at County level as appropriate. Ensure implementation of the agreed plan for the HPF project in compliance with Save the Children strategies and priorities. Ensure effective utilization of agreed M&E tools for monitoring quality and timely programme implementation and accountability. Take lead in coaching, technical advice and other capacity building methodologies or inputs for the national staff and county health department staffs that are implementing the program

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Qualified health professional; MD, Nurse and Clinical officer (MPH preference) with at least five years of relevant health experience preferably in INGOs
  • At least two years of work experience after graduation. Registration with the medical board/council of the country of origin is a must and must be knowledgeable with obstretrical and medical emergemcies to early identify and refer them
  • Excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of other health team members.
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with national health personnel in Southern Sudan
  • Ability to assess evolving health needs quickly and calmly work under pressure as required
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English and experience in report writing
  • Carry out any other responsibility as may be requested by his or her immediate supervisor.**Desirable**
  • Previous experience within a humanitarian aid organisation is a plus
  • Previous experience working within the region of Southern Sudan
  • Excellent computer skills to allow reporting and representation
  • Knowledge of locally spoken languages will be an added advantage
  • Ability to remain calm and to be diplomatic, both with the local health authorities and with the community as well as fellow staff
  • Good organisational skills, report writing and supervision of other staff

Contract Duration: 5 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.

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Programme Coordinator (MHPSS)

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Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 26 Jul 2021

Position Title : Programme Coordinator (MHPSS)

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 26 July 2021

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

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

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

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

  1. Internal candidates

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

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

Second tier candidates include:

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

Context:

IOM began implementing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) activities in 2014, targeting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in selected Protection of Civilian (POC) sites in South Sudan. The activities have included direct service delivery such as establishment of psychosocial centres and mobile teams, capacity building of IDP communities and humanitarian actors on MHPSS, mainstreaming and coordination of MHPSS actors. Currently, IOM is providing direct MHPSS services in Malakal, Bentiu and Wau and has recently started implementation in Abyei Administrative Area. In 2017, the MHPSS Unit has started a collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare (MoGCSW) in Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal providing on-the job-training for social workers in MHPSS provision. Since 2019, programming is shifting from a more static response in POCs towards increased service delivery in return areas and mobile response. The MHPSS Unit works in close collaboration with the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Protection teams ensuring adequate services for GBV survivors and persons living with disabilities are available, as well as with the Transition & Recovery Unit by widening its peacebuilding portfolio.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission for South Sudan, and the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission, and in coordination with the global Mental Health, Psychosocial Response and Intercultural Communication Section, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the activities within the framework of IOM’s Mental Health and Psychosocial Support programme in South Sudan.

The successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the implementation, coordination and monitoring of MHPSS activities in South Sudan, including the management and technical supervision of the National MHPSS Coordination Group Coordinator and National and International staff of the IOM MHPSS programme in South Sudan Country Office (CO).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the overall implementation of the MHPSS projects in a timely manner, including resource mobilization, budget monitoring and maintaining relevant donor visibility in line with IOM rules and regulations.

  2. Contribute and support the Deputy Chief of Mission and Program Support Unit (PSU) in resource mobilization for MHPSS programming, including identifying funding opportunities, development of project proposals, identification of new donors and thematic areas of technical intervention.

  3. Take a lead in the development and implementation of a holistic and systemic MHPSS strategy for South Sudan CO, in line with the Inter Agency Standing committee (IASC) guidelines and the IOM Manual on Community-based MHPSS in Emergencies and Displacement.

  4. Manage and monitor, both technically and administratively, the MPHSS Team. Ensure the provision of the adequate and suitable capacity building to the IOM MHPSS Team and relevant actors where applicable (Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Protection, Health, Nutrition, Education, Food Security and Livelihood), including line ministries, IDPs and host community members.

  5. Ensure at any given time MHPSS programme is driven by a sound Monitoring Evaluation Assessment and Learning framework, and that qualitative and quantitative indicators are always relevant and updated.

  6. Provide technical support and supervision to the MHPSS IASC Coordinator based in Juba.

  7. Establish comprehensive and clear work-plans for staff and MHPSS teams, ensure timely weekly and monthly reporting on MHPSS activities are regularly shared with the PSU and other relevant stakeholders.

  8. Ensure that all standardized and global evidence based MHPSS tool in use within the IOM programme, are customized and tailored to the specific contexts of South Sudan.

  9. Coordinate and liaise with other UN agencies and key actors, relevant Line Ministries, and other civil society actors for mainstreaming MHPSS in host communities, where applicable.

  10. Provide technical guidance to mainstream effectively MHPSS in IOM planning and project implementations, participate to cluster meetings, working groups, mapping, planning and reporting exercises, take a lead in such thematic exercises, when necessary and in the interest of IOM.

  11. Ensure the cross-cutting issues are integrated in MHPSS programming and MHPSS is harmonized with other protection initiatives and programmes e.g. GBV and protection mainstreaming.

  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Psychology (clinical and counselling), Psychiatry, Social Work, Anthropology, Pedagogy or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

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

• Professional accreditation from a recognized psychological or counselling association-society is a distinctive advantage.

• Participation to IOM corporate Academic programmes in Psychosocial Interventions in Emergency and Displacement or similar will be considered an asset.

Experience

• Experience in designing, managing psychosocial support programmes in emergency situation;

• Experience in providing psychosocial support in emergency situation;

• Experience in a complex humanitarian emergency or post-conflict environment;

• Knowledge and experience in facilitating training and developing curricula;

• Experience in training and supervision of scalable psychological interventions (e.g. PM+, IPT);

• Experience in the integration of MHPSS into Peacebuilding (community stabilization, transitional justice, etc.) activities;

• Experience in psychotherapy and counseling for social workers an asset; and,

• Experience in qualitative and quantitative research is desirable.

Skills

• Proficient in MS Office applications and basic knowledge of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS);

• Familiarity with the region is an advantage;

• Very good communication skills;

• Very good analytical, planning and organizational skills;

• Ability to work under pressure in a complex and fast-changing environment;

• Good problem-solving skills;

• Proven capacity for clinical supervision; and,

• Ability to manage and monitor the work of the teams remotely, including the capacity and team building.

Languages

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

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

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic and/or one of regional languages is an advantage.

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

Notes

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

Required Competencies:

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

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

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

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

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

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

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

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

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

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

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

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

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

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

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

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

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

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

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 26 July 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Posting period:

From 13.07.2021 to 26.07.2021

No Fees:

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

Requisition: SVN 2021 161 Programme Coordinator (MHPSS) (P3) Juba, South Sudan (57082142) Released

Posting: Posting NC57082143 (57082143) Released

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Child Protection Officer

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Jul 092021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 28 Jul 2021

Child Protection Officer National Contract:

Child Protection Officer will be fully embedded into the Health Program of SCI South Sudan based in Abyei depending on need, with the possibility of deployment to any other parts of South Sudan SCI Operational zones. May also be deployed in areas where SCI has no on-going operations. Will have overall responsibility for child protection interventions in his/her professional areas with flexibility to work in other disciplines. The CP Officer is supervised by the Clinical Health Coordinator and is responsible for the management of child protection needs during emergencies including disasters like disease outbreaks, floods, drought and population displacement/movements. When not deployed in emergencies the incumbent will carry on with usual CP activities in on-going programs. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE/Skills:

  • University degree in social sciences or relevant experience in social work, community development and working with children in Child Protection programme.
  • 3 years’ sectoral experience
  • Good English oral and written communication skills
  • South Sudanese, fluent in a local language and or Juba Arabic
  • Experience in community facilitation and mobilization
  • Good understanding of community politics and traditional networks in South Sudan.
  • Excellent technical understanding of child protection and community based approached
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to prioritize tasks
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Able to operate in extremely harsh living and working environment
  • Gender awareness and sensitivity
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable

  • Work experience with children and families, especially knowledge of child rights and participation
  • Computer knowledge
  • Experience in capacity building
  • Previous NGO experience, including an understanding of the neutral status of an international NGO
  • Background knowledge in child/ youth protection, education, child rights and emergencies

Contract Duration: 9 Months-with possibility of extensions

Location: Abyei-South Sudan

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 www.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=YS50YW1iYS40NjAwMC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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Terms of Reference for a Consultancy to conduct a 5- Day Basic Counselling Skills Training for Peace Builders (AFSC South Sudan Pilot Program)

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Jul 082021
 

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Countries: Kenya, South Sudan
Organization: American Friends Service Committee
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

Background

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. AFSC promotes nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution. As such, we seek to promote the transformation of cultural and societal norms, values, and behaviors to reject violence, with Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Stewardship as our values.

The South Sudan Pilot Program

AFSC is implementing a trauma healing for enhanced peace building pilot program in South Sudan for a period of two years. The program aims to contribute to quality trauma healing processes for peaceful co-existence in South Sudan by ensuring that Peace builders of 8 CSOs/FBOs are sufficiently supported to care for themselves as well as others.

AFSC has undertaken substantial work in South Sudan to mobilize and train peace builders as Trainers of Trainers (ToT) in secondary trauma. Following the training, there has been increased demand for counseling services as the peace builders sought to heal their own primary and secondary trauma and that of their clients from the communities they work with. AFSC has recruited a counselor to offer counseling services to the peacebuilders. The counselor also offers clinical supervision support to the peacebuilders as they seek to help the communities. The project identifies the need to address current gaps in service provision, counseling, and referral services. The gap analysis identifies among other requirements, the need to train the peace builders in basic counseling skills to help them support the traumatized population better.

AFSC is seeking to recruit a highly qualified consultant trainer with a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience to carry out a 5-day basic counseling skills training for the peace builders in South Sudan.

The consultancy scope:

The training is expected to exhaustively cover the following areas:

  • Basic counselling skills concepts
  • The role of a counselor,
  • Qualities of a good counselor,
  • Principles of counselling
  • Psychological first aid,
  • The various counselling therapies
  • Practical scenarios on conducting one on one and group trauma counselling

The consultancy objective:

To train a team of 36 peace builders from the South Sudan project and 2 AFSC program staff. Specifically, the Consultant(s) is expected to:

  • Develop and execute a five-day training on basic counseling skills for the 38 participants aimed at creating a pool of well-trained peace builders in Basic counseling skills in South Sudan
  • Develop effective reference materials/tools for participants. The consultant is also expected to share a package of the training materials (handouts) for future reference.
  • Conduct pre- and post-training assessment of the participants.
  • Prepare a final training report.

The training workshop should:

  • Engage participants in actual/practical exercises that enhance one on one and group counseling therapies.
  • Engage participants in simulating relevant and realistic critical incident and trauma counseling scenarios for practicing and applying the skills acquired.
  • Engage participatory training methodologies to encourage participants to fully contribute to interactive practical exercises with feedback, coaching on the relevant skills and processes and discussion exercises.
  • Provide participants with a set of basic counseling materials and the workshop Resource Package/ handouts.

Applicant’s Requirements

The consultant should hold at least a master’s degree in psychology, psychiatry, clinical social or mental health from a recognized institution.

Experience and skill

  • Minimum three years of demonstrable work experience in providing training, supervision and psychological counselling
  • Experience of providing trauma counselling in conflict zones

  • Experience on module/manual development on related training as well as expertise on implementation of participatory training methodologies

  • Experience working in South Sudan is an added advantage

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English

  • Good report writing skills

  • Demonstrable ability to conduct virtual training

How to apply:

Interested Candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their application including:

  • Personal Statement including the CV of participating consultants
  • Technical proposal that summarizes understanding of the TOR and methodology
  • Detailed training schedule
  • Financial proposal providing consultancy fees with a breakdown of costs (including Tax)
  • 3 references (one being on the most recent assignment)

The application should reach AFSC before or by close of business, 10th July 2021. The application should be sent to:

The Country Representative – Somalia

P.O. Box 66448 – 00800

Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: infoafrica@afsc.org

The AFSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Terms of Reference for a Consultancy to conduct a 5- Day Basic Counselling Skills Training for Peace Builders (AFSC South Sudan Pilot Program)

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Countries: Kenya, South Sudan
Organization: American Friends Service Committee
Closing date: 10 Jul 2021

Background

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. AFSC promotes nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution. As such, we seek to promote the transformation of cultural and societal norms, values, and behaviors to reject violence, with Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Stewardship as our values.

The South Sudan Pilot Program

AFSC is implementing a trauma healing for enhanced peace building pilot program in South Sudan for a period of two years. The program aims to contribute to quality trauma healing processes for peaceful co-existence in South Sudan by ensuring that Peace builders of 8 CSOs/FBOs are sufficiently supported to care for themselves as well as others.

AFSC has undertaken substantial work in South Sudan to mobilize and train peace builders as Trainers of Trainers (ToT) in secondary trauma. Following the training, there has been increased demand for counseling services as the peace builders sought to heal their own primary and secondary trauma and that of their clients from the communities they work with. AFSC has recruited a counselor to offer counseling services to the peacebuilders. The counselor also offers clinical supervision support to the peacebuilders as they seek to help the communities. The project identifies the need to address current gaps in service provision, counseling, and referral services. The gap analysis identifies among other requirements, the need to train the peace builders in basic counseling skills to help them support the traumatized population better.

AFSC is seeking to recruit a highly qualified consultant trainer with a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience to carry out a 5-day basic counseling skills training for the peace builders in South Sudan.

The consultancy scope:

The training is expected to exhaustively cover the following areas:

  • Basic counselling skills concepts
  • The role of a counselor,
  • Qualities of a good counselor,
  • Principles of counselling
  • Psychological first aid,
  • The various counselling therapies
  • Practical scenarios on conducting one on one and group trauma counselling

The consultancy objective:

To train a team of 36 peace builders from the South Sudan project and 2 AFSC program staff. Specifically, the Consultant(s) is expected to:

  • Develop and execute a five-day training on basic counseling skills for the 38 participants aimed at creating a pool of well-trained peace builders in Basic counseling skills in South Sudan
  • Develop effective reference materials/tools for participants. The consultant is also expected to share a package of the training materials (handouts) for future reference.
  • Conduct pre- and post-training assessment of the participants.
  • Prepare a final training report.

The training workshop should:

  • Engage participants in actual/practical exercises that enhance one on one and group counseling therapies.
  • Engage participants in simulating relevant and realistic critical incident and trauma counseling scenarios for practicing and applying the skills acquired.
  • Engage participatory training methodologies to encourage participants to fully contribute to interactive practical exercises with feedback, coaching on the relevant skills and processes and discussion exercises.
  • Provide participants with a set of basic counseling materials and the workshop Resource Package/ handouts.

Applicant’s Requirements

The consultant should hold at least a master’s degree in psychology, psychiatry, clinical social or mental health from a recognized institution.

Experience and skill

  • Minimum three years of demonstrable work experience in providing training, supervision and psychological counselling
  • Experience of providing trauma counselling in conflict zones

  • Experience on module/manual development on related training as well as expertise on implementation of participatory training methodologies

  • Experience working in South Sudan is an added advantage

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English

  • Good report writing skills

  • Demonstrable ability to conduct virtual training

How to apply:

Interested Candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their application including:

  • Personal Statement including the CV of participating consultants
  • Technical proposal that summarizes understanding of the TOR and methodology
  • Detailed training schedule
  • Financial proposal providing consultancy fees with a breakdown of costs (including Tax)
  • 3 references (one being on the most recent assignment)

The application should reach AFSC before or by close of business, 10th July 2021. The application should be sent to:

The Country Representative – Somalia

P.O. Box 66448 – 00800

Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: infoafrica@afsc.org

The AFSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Health and Nutrition Manager

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Jun 242021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: World Relief
Closing date: 22 Jul 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Health and Nutrition Manager (HNM) oversees all health and nutrition activities in WRSS’s areas of operation, reporting to the Program Director. This is in coordination with the Area Coordinators and program staff in those areas, as WRSS employs an area-based management strategy. Nutrition programming includes community-based management of acute malnutrition through stabilization centers, OTP, TSFP, and IYCF. Health programing includes services through PHCCs and PHCUs, as well as mobile outreach and public health campaigns. The HNM must have clinical health education and experience for similar contexts. The HNM will represent WRSS at appropriate coordination forums, makes significant contributions for proposal development, and advise the Country Director (CD) on an overall health and nutrition strategy. Based in Juba, the HMN will make regular visits to field locations, including hardship locations and insecure environments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage supervision of all nutrition and health programming in all locations in South Sudan
  • Supervise the safe and efficient management of nutrition and health supplies and equipment
  • Support the implementation of timely and accurate data collection systems, monitor data for accuracy, and respond appropriately with programmatic changes as needed to meet targets
  • Assess staff training needs and make appropriate referrals for training. Where required, organize, facilitate and/or provide training of nutrition and health personnel
  • Play an active role in investigating upcoming opportunities and the development of proposals, budgets, and project review processes
  • Coordinate nutrition and health activities with Ministries of Health, UN agencies, clusters, other implementing partners and funding agencies
  • Coordinate nutrition and health program development with local counterparts (SMOH, County Health Department and local leadership) with a focus on using a community development approach at all stages of program planning and implementation
  • Ensure compliance with WHO and SS MOH guidelines and policies in each program component
  • Maintain clear communication with all staff on at least a weekly basis
  • Promote the development of a sustainable health program by offering creative ideas and new approaches to solving problems in the health program
  • Coordinate with other World Relief programs in each field with full support for an integrated approach to community development
  • Reflect an example of true Christian character and mission in all interactions with WR staff and community members
  • Work to strengthen the local church’s capacity for supporting health initiatives
  • Any other duties assigned by the CD

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent oral and written fluency in English required, and fluency in Arabic a bonus. Must be able to write in professional English for document submission without requiring a proofreader
  • Good understanding of links between emergency and development programs, familiar with project cycle management
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; experience in good project planning and design
  • Ability to manage budgets, understand financial accountability procedures, logistics, and commodity tracking
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Interpersonal and Cross-cultural sensitivity and experience
  • Computer and IT expertise highly preferred. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office required
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and to deal with problems and issues both promptly and efficiently
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural locations and live in sometimes basic conditions

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medical Degree or related qualification required. Master’s or other professional degree preferred
  • Three years’ related professional experience, managing or providing technical advice in both clinical and public health programs
  • Two years’ experience in hardship postings or complex emergencies, with proven leadership experience
  • Experience in donor reporting e.g. USAID, UN Agencies preferred
  • Able to work in a fluid and insecure area; Maturity and ability to adjust to harsh living conditions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations
  • The ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-15 pounds
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information
  • The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • General office setting
  • Great lengths of time working on computer, reading from computer screen, entering information, standing at copier or fax machine, and some time on the phone or in skype meetings may be required
  • Year-end archiving activities involve repeated lifting and bending
  • Physical, emotional and intellectual demands
  • Equipment used: Employee computer (desktop or laptop), printer, and copier
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and is always under review.

Benefits Offered to US Employees working 25 or more hours per week:

World Relief contributes to monthly premiums:

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental

Additional Benefits:

  • Compound housing for unaccompanied staff
  • R&R benefits
  • FSA Medical & Dependent Care
  • Commuter Funding
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (employee, spouse, and children)
  • Offer 16 Paid Holidays

World Relief pays 100% for eligible employees:

  • Group Term Life (employee, spouse, and children)
  • Long term disability
  • Short-term disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Travel Insurance

World Relief – Retirement:

  • 401K & Roth through Fidelity
  • WR matches up to 4%, then an additional quarter percent up to 10%
  • Eligibility: Full Time is eligible after 3 months of employment. Part time is eligible after 1000 hours in a year
  • Automatically enrolled at 4%

World Relief offers Discounts (Immediately Eligible)

  • Verizon
  • Pet Insurance

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
For World Relief staff, strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief is essential, and Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Legal Background in the United States

World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment.
Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.

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Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Project Manager

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Jun 232021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 22 Aug 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned MHPSS project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Other important aspects of the role include managing and training local staff to meet international quality standards in mental health care delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and anticipating, planning and contributing to the development of MHPSS components for new health project proposals and reports.

Project Overview

Medair’s goal in Leer County is to reduce morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations through the provision of emergency health, nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services, and to improve the mental and psychosocial wellbeing of affect populations.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Leer, South Sudan. This is a field-based position with very basic working and living conditions (living in tents or tukuls).

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Psychosocial Support Project Management

  • Manage the assigned MHPSS projects in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame, reporting promptly operational concerns to Project Coordinator (PC) and Health Advisor (HA).
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an appropriate and effective MHPSS strategy including proactive planning for responsible exit in consultation with PC and HA.
  • Set clear objectives and indicators for MHPSS activities in collaboration with the PC, HA, field managers.
  • Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy, with the field team and HA. Ensure holistic services for survivors of gender-based violence including clinical management and psychosocial support.
  • Oversee the formation of care groups (CGs)and CG activity implementation, ensuring sustainability including Child Friendly Spaces (CFS). Work closely with the MOH and Health staff in Supporting management and follow-up of SGBV patients.

Staff Management

  • Line-manage the senior BCC/PSS Officers and Mental Health Supervisors within the assigned projects, including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.

Financial Management

  • Manage the MHPSS budgets for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.

Communication & Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned MHPSS team, Medair in-country and GSO advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
  • Participate in protection, MHPSS TWG, GBV and health meetings as appropriate, in liaison with HA. In trainings, & working groups, representing Medair & feeding back to the HA, MHPSS staff on issues.

Logistics

  • Ensure timely procurement of psychotropic medicine, equipment, and medical supplies for delivery of the project. Liaise with the logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.

Quality Management

  • Ensure MHPSS projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS.
  • Ensure Quality treatment and follow-up of mental health patients in line with the treatment guidelines.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • A Psychiatric Nurse/Social Worker. Degree in Global Mental Health.
  • Medical doctor or nurse with mental health qualification Counselling qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years’ post-qualification professional experience.
  • At least 1-year management experience.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working as MHPSS manager overseeing mental health/ psychosocial/ protection projects in humanitarian sector.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS as well as IASC guidelines and policies for MHPSS in emergencies. Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.
  • Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of psychosocial programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of (primary) mental health care principles and management.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair’s accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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ASSISTANT PSYCHOSOCIAL COORDINATOR FOR COUNSELLING

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May 152021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Jesuit Refugee Service
Closing date: 28 May 2021

Jesuit Refugee Service – South Sudan

Assistant Psychosocial Coordinator for Counseling **

Location: Maban, Upper Nile State, South Sudan **

Application Closing Date: 28th May 2021

Position opened to: Internationals and nationals with at least 5 years continuous experience working with an international NGOs and with large institutional donors.**

Salary Range & Benefits: To be discussed with successful candidate

Organizational Context:

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is ministry of the Society of Jesus, incorporated as an international non-governmental organization with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. The organization was founded in November 1980 and now has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome. JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. The main services provided are in the field of education, emergency assistance, and psychosocial support and livelihood activities. Currently, more than 724,000 individuals are direct beneficiaries of JRS projects.

JRS’ Psychosocial Department offers a range of services to people who have been displaced in 4 refugee camps in Maban, the Upper Nile Region of South Sudan. JRS Psychosocial services also reach the host community of the same location. The JRS psychosocial intervention in Maban uses a multi-layered response with focus on provision of basic services, re-establishing community networks and support systems and providing focused services for most vulnerable groups. Services include home visits, groups, material support, individual counseling, training in basic mental health and counseling, as well as various supports for children with disabilities.

Position Description:

JRS is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Assistant Psychosocial Coordinator for Counseling. The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for mentoring and supervising the Counseling team as well as building a culture of clinical and professional excellence with the team so that they meet the global and JRS standards of mental health and psychosocial support services. The incumbent of this role also develops and leads in adaptations of counseling tools, protocols, and curricula so they are relevant and culturally appropriate to meet the psychosocial needs of persons we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, mentor, and supervise JRS Maban Counseling Services Team.
  • Support individual members of the team with regular supportive clinical supervision.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to complex individual counseling cases and Support Groups.
  • Manage data and record-keeping of counseling sessions and support group meetings
  • Prepare reports on activities of the Counseling Services Team and contribute to project reporting, project planning, and project implementation.
  • Contribute to the professional development of other team members through training and mentor-ship.
  • Take lead in the follow-up and documentation of the psychosocial referral systems in conjunction with the Psychosocial Department Coordinator.
  • Enhance quality of services by accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Liaise and work with other JRS partners as appropriate and as delegation permits.

Language

· Strong command over written and verbal communication in English/Arabic is most preferable.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in individual counseling, group counseling, or similar field
  • Experience in MHPSS services in emergency settings and strong familiarity with evidence-based psychological tools and interventions which include the Psychological First Aid, mhGAP, Interpersonal Therapy, Self-Help Plus, Problem Management Plus, etc.…
  • Experience working with marginalized or displaced populations
  • Strong experience providing supportive clinical supervision to counseling staff
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent skills in training individuals or groups of people
  • Patience, perseverance, and ability to work flexibly in stressful environments and a simple lifestyle
  • Proactive and self-motivated **

Working Relationships

Internal: Psychosocial Coordinator (Supervisor), Program Manager, Psychosocial Officers, Physiotherapists, Assistant Psychosocial Officers, Education Officers (school-related work)

External: Protection Partners (HDC, SCI, UNHCR), Health Partners (MSF, RI, CordAid), Camp Management (ACTED), targeted donors

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter that indicates what skills and experience you have that meets the criteria and your availability. The CV (maximum 3 pages) should include contacts (phone and email) for three professional referees. Please note that only official email addresses for referees will be accept. Kindly send the application to sds.recruit@jrs.net by 5pm South Sudan local time closing date 28th May 2021 or hand delivery to JRS-Juba, South Sudan office in Tomping next to India Embassy**.**

PLEASE NOTE: due to urgent need to fill this vacant position, we will be reviewing the application as we receive. Only candidates who apply by the deadline and who can demonstrate experience of overall strategic Psychosocial management processes should apply, this position is open to Internationals and nationals with at least 5 years continuous experience working with an international NGOs and with large institutional donors. only short-listed candidates will be contact and only candidates who reached to final oral interview will be inform of interview outcome. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Commitment to Child Safeguarding:

JRS is committed to the safeguarding of children (under 18 years) who encounter with JRS South Sudan personnel and volunteers in all JRS South Sudan works. All JRS-South Sudan Staff are expected to comply with JRS Child safeguarding Policy and Procedures in this regard and to sign a declaration of commitment to this effect.

Commitment to Protection of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA):

JRS-South Sudan takes the protection of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) serious, and all the JRS-South Sudan personnel and volunteers are expected to comply with the JRS-PSEA policy and to sign declaration of commitment.

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Reproductive Health Manager – Roving

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May 112021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

The IRC has been working in South Sudan since 1989. During this time, strong and sustainable relationships with local community structures has been established. The IRC implements programs in South Sudan through 7 field offices distributed across Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Unity, Lakes and central Equatoria States. In Unity State, IRC delivers health, nutrition, women’s protection and empowerment, child protection and livelihoods projects across 5 Counties. This is done in close collaboration stakeholders. IRC provides health and nutrition services in Pamir refugee camp in Pariang County, in Bentiu IDP camp, in Rubkona County, and is the lead Health Pooled Fund Partner in Lot 21 (Koch, Leer, Mayendit and Panyijar Counties) and Lot 17 in Aweil East County. South Sudan is equally part of the Women Integrated Sexual and Reproductive health project (WISH2ACTION) implemented in Aweil and Bentiu and is the consortium lead with RHASS (Reproductive Health of South Sudan) and Humanity and Inclusion.

In Pamir refugee camp, the IRC is the lead implementing partner under the UNHCR mandate targeting approximately 41,000 refugees, while in Bentiu the IRC is the lead health implementing agency in Sector 4 within the POC ( Protection of Civilians) which has recently been converted into an IDP site.

Job overview

Based in Ajuonthok field Office, the Reproductive Health Manager will support the Health program in the country with direct implementation of RH projects while roving to Bentiu field office in Unity State. S/he will provide leadership to the ERD team and effectively manage the implementation of the GAC project, ensuring that project indicators are achieved within the constraints of IRC’s policies and internal regulations, grant agreement with GAC (Global Affairs Canada) and agreed implementation plan and strategies with quality implementation of program activities on ground. S/he directly reports to the Field Coordinator and MCH (Maternal and Child Health Coordinator (on technical matters) and with state level external partners. S/he will conduct clear communication, orientation, and coordination with stakeholders in a complementary manner.

Specific responsibilities

1. Project Implementation

• Oversee the implementation of quality RH program activities at the IRC’s supported health facilities while observing COVID-19 prevention guidelines and control.

• Ensure that all stated RH goals and objectives are met, that projects are monitored, and that reports are submitted on a timely manner.

• Ensure proper RH data recording in the IRC supported facilities, support the compilation of data and generation of quality RH reports on a regular and timely manner.

• Provide technical oversight and training to field-based health staff in the area of RH, with an emphasis on national staff capacity building.

• Scale up of Community Mobilization on RH including FP within the Context of COVID-19

• Implementing strategies to increase SRH service uptake with a special focus on community awareness raising and ensuring the availability of FP supplies in IRC supported facilities.

• Implement trainings to create capacity for MVA, MISP, EMONC, VCAT, Clinical Care for GBV survivors and long term family planning service provision at all supported IRC Health facilities.

• Assisting the Maternal and Child Health Coordinator in proposal writing for RH funding opportunities.

• Continuously assessing RH needs and suggesting new projects to address identified unmet needs.

• Work closely with the IRC’s Women Protection & Empowerment (WPE) or Gender Based Violence (GBV) teams at the field level to implement holistic programming to meet the diverse and unique needs of women and girls; Promoting a culture of learning whereby lessons-learned and good practices are documented and shared for institutional memory.

2. Staff Supervision & Development

• Directly supervise the RH staff, providing ongoing leadership to the project team and overseeing implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met;

• Recruit national staff in conjunction with the Human Resources Department

• Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform their duties.

• Undertake RH capacity-development activities/training for RH and clinical health staff;

• Work closely with Health Managers to build their capacity to oversee RH activities

• Ensure timely completion and submission of monthly timesheets, probation reviews and annual performance reviews.

• Plan/coordinate and oversee staff work plans, work and vacation schedules and all staff training/development activities.

• Recruit national staff in conjunction with the Human Resources Department.

• Maintain updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, orient new staff to the IRC and the Health program;

• If/as required, identify staff performance issues and work with Human Resources to document and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies.

3. Grant Planning & Implementation

• Prepare and maintain/update detailed work plan(s) that support and achieve the project’s activities and indictors within the grant timeline.

• Provide direction and monitor staff to ensure quality and timeliness of project implementation. Share relevant feedback to the team to improve quality and achieve timelines.

• Approve expenditures to the designated level; manage/monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets to ensure that all spending is in line with approved budgets and timelines, including developing procurement plans, monthly program spending plan and cash forecasts.

• Assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.

4. Coordination & Representation

• Work closely and coordinate with IRC Global Supply Chain, finance and grant departments to ensure timely implementation of program activities and expenditures, including active participation in grant opening/closing and review meetings as necessary.

• Work closely with the GBV/WPE managers to ensure that Social norms and practices at community and household level support women and girls’ agency in SRHR.

Linked Power

• Undertake/participate in liaison, coordination, and information sharing activities with local committees, national NGOs, international organizations, donors, and government representatives.

• Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate.

Partner Management

• Serve as the main focal point in the field for IRC’s implementing partners; maintain respectful and constructive relations and ensure regular meetings and ongoing coordination.

• Regularly monitor performance of the Partner to achieve the project’s set objectives; provide technical support and guidance; share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve timelines.

• Review partner’s financial and narrative submissions, including M&E data; provide advice and guidance to improve accuracy and quality as required.

5. Program Development

• Lead on data collection, assessments, and proposal development for the sector.

• Working with the Monitoring and Evaluation team to ensure proper RH data recording in the IRC supported health facilities, support the compilation of data and generation of quality RH reports on a regular and timely manner.

Monitoring responsibilities

• Undertake regular field monitoring visits to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues. Provide solutions and implement modifications as required.

• Ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection as required under the grant and for IRC M&E purposes

• Produce/contribute to IRC and donor reports as per set schedules (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually) (including grant activities, indicators and achievements).

Other duties

• Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs

• Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Job Requirements

• Health Professional (MD, Midwife or Nurse) with strong public health background, MPH preferred.

• At least 3 years humanitarian project management experience coordinating, implementing, and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings.

• Proven abilities in developing work plans, data collection/ analysis and performance monitoring

• Excellent spoken and written English (dependent on the context)

• Proven experience with FP/STI prevention and counseling services and maternal and neonatal health

• Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision

• Ability to validate and interpret health data, in particular Reproductive health data.

• Demonstrated leadership, communication, training, and coordination skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility

• Ability to work and live under high pressure and in a high security environment.

• Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Power-point, Epi-Info/SPSS and Outlook

Working environment

Security level: Yellow. The situation in the country is generally calm but can be tense and unpredictable; concerns include criminality, presence of armed troops, and looting.

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

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

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

How to apply:

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/14663?c=rescue

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Health & Nutrition Technical Advisor

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May 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: GOAL
Closing date: 7 Jun 2021

About GOAL

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. with a presence in South Sudan since 1985 and has been responding to the ongoing crisis since 2013; with a focus on responding to needs in health, nutrition, WASH and Food security and livelihood. 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.

GOAL in South Sudan implements emergency, early recovery, and development focused health programs through a multi-sectoral programs approach in all the sites that includes Warrap and Greater Upper Nile state (GUNS), Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) and Kajo Keji in Central Equatoria state (CES). Currently GOAL is working with State Ministry of health (SMOH) in the three states supporting running of over 65 Health facilities and about 15 nutrition centres specifically in Ulang County of Upper Nile state. In addition, GOAL is involved in the national response to COVID-19 across all its operational areas.

Job Purpose

GOAL is looking to recruit and experienced Health &Nutrition Technical Advisor to lead the implementation of GOAL’s Health and Nutrition programmes in Kajo-Keji County, Central equatorial state of South Sudan. He/she will lead all project implementation, developing workplans, budgets, spenddown plans, providing technical support to enable quality and effective program implementation (including supervising activities, capacity building field teams, M&E, reporting), coordinate with key actors, in collaboration with Area Coordinator, Primary health care supervisor, nutrition officer and M&E team set up and monitoring accountability mechanisms, facilitate learning within the project and build on best practices.

Duties and responsibilities

Technical Support to program planning, management & implementation

  • Provide technical support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical program transactions, preparing materials/documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM)
  • Support primary health care supervisor and nutrition officer to plan and develop health and nutrition work plans.
  • Working closely with the Health &nutrition coordinator to ensure regular communication with donors, health &nutrition clusters to share updates on challenges and programme progress.
  • Ensure the health project is implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with GOAL, donor, country and international standards e.g., Sphere and CHS, WHO.
  • Provide technical support & capacity building to GOAL field health project staff, health workers & government counterparts (CHD), NGO partners, of GOAL strategies, processes and best practices on health and nutrition related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations to the health &nutrition coordinator on the quality of health programmes and interventions in the County.
  • Lead, direct and manage emergency response mounted by the ministry of health/WHO in cases of disease outbreaks in the County.

Monitoring evaluation & learning

  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Prepare regular/mandated sectoral program/project reports for management, donors, and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  • Conduct routine field visits to supported health facilities for supportive supervision.
  • Participate in health and nutrition focused donor monitoring visits to GOAL program locations.
  • Support field M&E team in ensuring that robust monitoring systems are implemented, and reviews are undertaken periodically.

Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with the County and State health and nutrition sectors, and other health partners through participation incoordination meetings and sharing of information and knowledge to enhance program implementation.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency coordination meetings on health and nutrition programmes to collaborate with inter-agency partners.

Key Performance Objectives

  • Develop, revise, and update activity workplans for the health and nutrition team.
  • Ensure high level of program quality and achievement of program objectives/results through effective monitoring, implementation, reporting, and learning.
  • Represent GOAL by regularly participating at the relevant sector coordination/cluster meetings to raise the profile of the organization.
  • In collaborate with MEAL team, design, and implementation of special studies to showcase impact of selected health and nutrition interventions.

Behaviours (Values in practice)

  • Act as a representative of GOAL and demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children and vulnerable adults both in your private and professional lives.
  • Respect to the local culture, norms, and traditions in the project area (Kajokeji)
  • Adherence to GOAL’s security protocols as guided by the security officer.
  • Adherence to national &GOAL COVID-19 prevention protocols.
  • Adherence to national &local security protocols e.g., Curfew times
  • Adherence to GOAL compound living rules and procedures.
  • Good understanding and values diversity and maximize diversity to achieve organizational goals.
  • Practicing accountability and integrity
  • Building collaborative relationship with staff, partners as well as relevant government departments/units

Requirements (Person Specification)

Essential

  • Medical background (Qualified Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse) with at least 3 years’ experience in similar position in INGO project management
  • MSc degree in Public Health /Nutrition/health service management or any other relevant/related field.
  • Proven management/coordination experience with international organizations/agencies.
  • Good knowledge of project cycle management for health projects
  • Experience of community nutrition programming (OTP/TSFP/IYCF/MAMI)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural context.
  • Experience in liaising with government officials, other NGOs, donors e.g., EU/ECHO, USAID/OFDA, DFID, UN agencies and corporate entities
  • Proven training and capacity building skills.

Desirable

  • Willingness to live and work in remote &insecure areas of South Sudan.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in South Sudan.
  • Very enthusiastic and able to work extra hours to achieve the objectives of the program.
  • Fluency written and spoken English, spoken Arabic an added advantage.

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.

General Terms and Conditions

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document.

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