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Live Saved Tool Outcome Data Analysis – Consultancy opportunity

 Almacen, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Live Saved Tool Outcome Data Analysis – Consultancy opportunity
Jul 302021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Montrose
Closing date: 28 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, 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 Department for International Development (DFID), the Government of Canada, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). HPF3 merges two previous health programmes – Health Pooled Fund 2 (HPF2), which provides healthcare at health facility level, and the Integrated Community Case Management 2 (ICCM2) programme, which provides healthcare to children under-five within more remote communities. 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.

Montrose has been directly supporting the Government of South Sudan to improve health care across eight states since 2012. The South Sudan Health Pooled Fund is used to ensure the delivery of health care and hospital referral services in 8 out of South Sudan’s 10 states.

The programme impact will be an improved health and nutrition status for the population that saves lives and reduces morbidity (including maternal, infant and under-5 mortality), and has the following five principal 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.

To attain these outcomes, the HPF3 team is responsible for:

  • Effective programme management, including robust risk management
  • Ensuring continuity of and support to service delivery, with a focus on improving quality
  • Specialist technical assistance covering health service delivery, community engagement, nutrition, health planning, information, and HRH.
  • Procurement and supply chain management of essential medical commodities
  • Management of the Implementing Partner fund
  • Management of fiduciary risk associated with use of donor funds.women, under- fives, and neonates). The Consultant will estimate lives saved based on HPF3 interventions (i.e., Maternal, Child, New-born health and Nutrition)

Using FCDO recommended LiST Tool the consultant will use available data such as South Sudan Household Surveys, Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS), MICS, DHIS2 etc. To model the LiST tool data for HPF 3 log frame outcome indicator No 4 – Lives Saved (disaggregated by women, pregnant women, under- fives, and neonates). The Consultant will estimate lives saved based on HPF3 interventions (i.e., Maternal, Child, New-born health and Nutrition)

  • Customise the Spectrum Software (LiST Tool) to include HPF3 programme implementation areas such as State and County level.
  • The consultant will train HPF MEL team to be able to conduct the analysis and write a comprehensive report.
  • Review the data elements used in the LiST Tool (Spectrum Version 6.0. or the latest version) with the current data collected, and developed a data collection tool as may be required.

Purpose of the Consultancy

The consultant will model the LiST tool to be used for estimation of lives saved through health interventions (i.e., Maternal, Child, New-born health and Nutrition) implemented through HPF3 programme. The consultant will also train and support the HPF MEL team to be able to estimate the impact of coverage change on mortality in South Sudan with specific focus on HPF3 programme Intervention areas. See sections on Specific Roles and Responsibilities of the Consultant and Deliverables below.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities of the Consultant

The following are the specific roles and responsibilities of the Consultant for the work:

  • Review available data collected within the HPF3 programme and align with the LiST tool data requirements
  • Developed a data collection tool(s) for the required data for estimation of live saved as per the LIST tool
  • Customised LiST Tool and support the MEL team to be able to customise based on the FCDO reporting requirements such as state and county.
  • Support and train HPF MEL team to be competent to use the LiST Tool for future programme reporting so that they are equipped with knowledge and skills to conduct analysis using the LiST tool.
    • Prepare Training TOR in conjunction with MEL team, for the training using HPF training ToR template.
    • Facilitate the training to ensure the objectives highlighted in the ToR are accomplished.
    • Build in-house capacity for using LiST to integrate LiST into internal workflows among the programme staff
  • Estimate live saved using the specific intervention under HPF programme and provide related narrative. The model will include but not limited to:
    • Calculate cause specific mortality based on intervention coverage changes, intervention ineffectiveness etc.
    • Estimation of impact of scaling up interventions on maternal, child and neonatal health and nutrition
    • Model and perform intervention costing for the programme
    • Model changes in commodity distribution and coverage
    • Other relevant estimations for the programme

Provide technical support where required. This will be hours spread across several days.

Requirements

  • Masters degree or equivalent in public health, international development, statistics, epidemiology or equivalent
  • Experience implementing the Lives Saved Tool (LiST) in large, complex programmes
  • Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent written English with experience of report writing for international development partners
  • Experience of working on FCDO-funded programmes
  • Experience and understanding of the South Sudan context
  • Strong time management, organisational and communication skills, and exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the experience of seeking creative ways to overcome complex problems
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint)

How to apply:

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application by 28 August 2021. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified.

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Family Planning Consultant

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Jul 302021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 5 Aug 2021

About the role

Background information

The Health Pooled Fund began its third phase (HPF3) in October 2018 and is supported to run until 2023 by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), the Government of Canada, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Gavi – The Vaccine Alliance and the EU.

Objective of consultancy

The objective of this consultancy is to undertake a high level assessment of 1) Family Planning in South Sudan including a mapping of actors and current programmes as well as key drivers and barriers to FP delivery and utilisation 2) Review HPF3 current FP strategy and technical approach to improving FP service delivery and uptake across its supported facilities 3) Create a short and medium term plan with actions and recommendations for improvements in FP service delivery and uptake. The indicators in the HPF3 logframe directly linked to family planning are:

  • Percentage of all women that used modern contraceptives
  • Percentage of health facilities utilising a minimum number of modern methods of contraception available (3 methods for peripheral health centres; 5 methods for hospitals)
  • Couple Years of Protection delivered
  • Number of new users of modern family planning methods
  • Number of community members reached for family health sessions (Disaggregate by age and sex). (Family health sessions: General, Family Planning, Child health and nutrition, SGBV)
  • Number of Boma health workers providing Family Planning information, referrals, and/or services
  • Percent of service delivery sites providing family planning (FP) counselling and/or services

It is expected that the consultant will provide 15 days of desk-based support and the remaining 10 days in country.

Outputs

The Consultant will produce the following outputs:

  • Presentation of succinct data of findings

Report with key recommendations

All outputs and other deliverables will be approved by the Deputy Team Leader and Programme Director.

About you

The consultant(s) must have:

· Medical or Nursing degree with specialisation in Public Health.

· At least 10 years’ professional experience working in Family Planning and ASRH inclusive of services delivery, assessments, commodity management, stakeholder coordination and community engagement among others.

· Familiarity with the global FP initiatives and focus

· Proven experience of working with the donors that fund HPF, specifically FCDO, USAID, Sweden, Canada, EU and GAVI.

· Familiarity with South Sudan activities implementation context with experience working in fragile and conflict affected states.

· Strong communication skills and cultural awareness.

· Ability to work within tight schedule.

· Good knowledge of English (Classical Arabic added advantage)

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what’s on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

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Deputy Country Rep and Programmes Manager

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Jul 292021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
Closing date: 9 Aug 2021

Starting Salary: £35,785 – 37,134 per annum

Other Benefits include: 10% Mobility Allowance +10% Pension + Hardship Allowance (£3,000 per annum)

Rest and Recuperation every 8 weeks

Contract: 2 Years fixed term

Position Description

Job Profile

The Deputy Country Rep and Programme Manager deputises the Country Representatives and is a member of the South Sudan Country Management Team (CMT). In liaison with the Country Rep the postholder is responsible for strategic development and management of the humanitarian and development programmes portfolio of the country team. The postholder provides humanitarian and development expertise for CAFOD and Trócaire in Partnership (CTP) work in South Sudan. The postholder has the skills and experience to lead and manage complex and diverse programmes of work. S/he manages budgets and funding within the scope of their authority and is also responsible to proactively identify opportunities for scaling up our humanitarian and development programme work in South Sudan in order to effectively in respond to the scale and protracted nature of the ongoing crisis. S/he will have strong understanding and experience in Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods programming and resilience approaches.

The Deputy Country Rep and Programme Manager will be responsible for developing relationships with partners at strategic level in-country and formulating programme strategy as determined by the Country Strategy and Country Representative. The post holder is also responsible for building effective working relationships to foster learning, innovation, good practice, and fundraising. The role also has a number of cross-divisional and cross-organisational functions to work with CAFOD’s Education, Communities & Supporters Fundraising, Finance, Media, Policy and Advocacy teams and with relevant counterparts in Trócaire.

Line managed by the Country Representative, this post is based in Juba but is expected to undertake frequent in-country travel and travel within the region and to the UK and Ireland (approximately 20 weeks per year) S/he would also be expected to deputise for the Country Representative, when the CR is absent from South Sudan. The post holder line manages the following but may be asked to take on wider management functions as needed:

  • Programme Quality Officer
  • Field coordinators (up to 2)
  • Programme Officer -Governance and Peace building
  • Programme Support Officer

Staff management may extend to larger teams depending on programme responses.

Key Responsibilities

To lead and manage the programme/s (50%):

  • Lead the development, implementation and regular review of the South Sudan programme, embedding a resilience and empowerment lens into all our programming. This should also include the integration of Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR), emergency preparedness and early warning, Psychosocial support (PSS) and peace building activities.
  • Lead the country programme team in monitoring emerging humanitarian situations and programme trends, ensuring that regular Emergency Management Team (EMT) discussions take place with the CAFOD and Trócaire HQ humanitarian teams and the Country Representative to enable effective and timely responses, and keep relevant CTP staff and partners informed of the humanitarian situation, and emerging resilience approaches, techniques and methodologies
  • Lead programme design and proposal writing in support of the programme/country strategy, ensuring compliance to Programme Cycle Management is carried out to a high standard. This may include providing field level operational support including needs assessment, monitoring and evaluation, programme leadership and management to CTP staff, partner organisations and inter-agency teams responding to any humanitarian crises, if necessary, at very short notice, and for extended periods of time.
  • Promote the delivery of high quality and appropriate programmes that meet minimum international standards such as SPHERE, Red Cross NGO Code of Conduct, Core Humanitarian Standards, Caritas Internationalis Management Standards and country guidelines.
  • Work towards fulfilling CTP’s Vision, Mission and Values and CTP’s strategic plans.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality programmes within agreed budgets and timeframes, in accordance with CTP’s values and working principles.
  • Identify and actively promote opportunities to build the capacity of partner organisations to deliver high quality programmes, and to promote the sustainability of their work including mentoring support to partner personnel.
  • Ensure the effective delivery of high-quality integrated programmes that include a resilience-based humanitarian assistance, risk reduction, woman and youth empowering lens delivered through CTP’s programmes.
  • Monitor programme impact based on programme Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plans, using this information to support decision making. This will include commissioning reviews and evaluations as appropriate and promote learning into the wider organisation.
  • In conjunction with the Programme Quality Officer lead and support the efforts of CTP in improving and developing the capacity of CTP staff and partners in monitoring and evaluation systems of projects and programmes to keep track of performance of projects and their impact.
  • When required be a part of CTP’s humanitarian department emergency response and surge capacity function in CTP’s designated areas of work including emergency responses coordinated by Caritas Internationalis.

Technical Support (20%)

  • Work with Cafod and Trócaire Resilience, Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) advisors in incorporating resilience, PSS activities and DRR into existing programmes. Provide technical support on resilience and empowerment approaches particularly for Women and Youth.
  • Engage the CR, Programme Coordinator South Sudan, and HQ Policy and advocacy teams, to ensure CTP’s policy and advocacy is coherent, effective and informed by our experiences and that of our partners.

Management Team (10%)

  • Be an active member of CTP country management team which is led by the CR,
  • Work in collaboration with Programme Quality Officer of CTP to ensure that CTP programmes are fully integrated into the country strategy, aligned to CTP’s corporate priorities,

Representation (10%):

  • Represent CTP externally, as prioritised by the Country Representative, in relationships with institutional donors, national Church and government representatives, donors, inter agency coordination fora and strategic partner organisations.
  • In liaison with Country Representative, provide effective collaboration with Caritas Internationalis (CI) and its member agencies, representing CTP where needed, and also liaising with relevant CIDSE agencies and working groups to build and strengthen relationships with sister agencies and agencies of strategic importance.
  • Ensure representation and participation of CTP in UN Cluster Coordination mechanisms in-country and other programme related working groups and networks of relevance to CTP work.
  • Develop supporter communications and work with the communications team in media, writing and undertaking interviews both on radio and TV.

Security Management (10%):

  • Undertake security risk assessments as appropriate and as delegated by the Country Representative, ensuring appropriate Standard Operating Procedures are implemented by all staff and visitors to mitigate risk in relation to humanitarian programmes and in accordance with the Country Security Plan.
  • Support partners to strengthen their understanding and practice of security risk management and ensure effective security-related communications to ensure CTP and partner staff well-being.
  • May act as security manager in absence of CR.

This list of duties and responsibilities is by no means exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required. This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modification.

Safeguarding for Children and Vulnerable Adults

CAFOD and Trocaire recognises the personal dignity and rights of children and vulnerable adults, towards whom it has a special responsibility and a duty of care and respect. CTP, and all its staff and volunteers, undertake to do all in our power to create a safe environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults and to prevent their physical, sexual or emotional abuse. CAFOD is committed to acting at all times in the best interests of children and vulnerable adults, seeing these interests as paramount. Any candidate offered a job with CTP will be expected to adhere to CAFOD’s Safeguarding policy and sign CAFOD’s Code of Behaviour as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents. This post involves contact with children, young people and vulnerable adults, or has responsibility for people who will do, and applicants will be subject to specific checks related to safeguarding issues. If based in the UK the post holder is required to present or obtain a Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service). If the post is based outside the UK the post holder will be subject to a different checking process.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, and appropriate screening checks can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. CAFOD also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of, and consent to, these recruitment procedures.

Person Specification

Key Competencies

Essential CTP Core Requirements

Understanding our context

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Catholic Church, Demonstrates behaviour in line with CTP’s vision, mission and values

Working together

  • Skilled in working with people of varied backgrounds, cultures and abilities;
  • Builds collaborative relationships across CTP and with external partners, donors and suppliers

Making change happen

  • Can communicate complex issues simply and clearly to ensure understanding
  • Recognises what needs to be done, makes decisions and takes action– even in challenging circumstances

Essential Job Specific Requirements

  • Proven experience of managing and delivering humanitarian and resilience programmes through partner organisations
  • Experience in delivering operational emergency programmes within complex emergencies
  • Sound understanding of humanitarian policy and best practice (e.g. LEGS, SPHERE, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct)
  • Understanding of approaches to ensure accountability programme work towards intended beneficiary communities and commitment to CHS
  • Able to work with and develop the humanitarian capacity of local partner organisations/ national NGO’s
  • Delivers work within the context of an agreed programme framework, uses programme cycle management tools effectively;
  • Proactively monitors expenditure and is aware of current financial position; Strong budget management skills.
  • Good analytical skills, skills in review of documents and report writing.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work and travel in insecure environments and to manage one’s own personal security and the security of our partners
  • Good understanding of management principles and commitment to good management standards.

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Come and join us and help make a real difference in the lives of the world’s poorest communities.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

How to apply:

To read more and apply, please visit the CAFOD Website by the closing date.

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WASH Coordinator

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on WASH Coordinator
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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Program Manager I – Market Dev. & Cash Transfer, South Sudan

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Jul 232021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 20 Aug 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Manage and provide technical oversight of the development and implementation of themarket and cash delivery system for the USAID/BHA Multi-Year Emergency Food Assistance program to serve food insecurity households in South Sudan. The program is intended to complement and integrate with existing USAID programming in the same sectors and target areas, including leveraging resources from the WFP and FAO pipelines. You will coordinate with DRR and other sectors and follow up the targeting and implementation of cash for asset activities and lead market-based activities. Together with the program’s technical team, you will be based in Torit town, Eastern Equatoria State and conduct regular field visits to remote and insecure field locations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management experience in cash-based programming and market development is highly desirable.
  • Experience engaging with partner organizations.
  • Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.
  • MEAL skills and experience preferred.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Required Languages – Fluent in written and spoken English
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to at least 50 %.
Supervisory Responsibilities Supervise the senior market and cash program officer.
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Chief of Party, Program Manager II- Livelihoods, Program Manager I- Social Cohesion, Finance and Operations Manager, Program Manager I- MEAL, technical and program teams, programs and operations management teams.
External: WFP (including SCOPE team), FAO, VSF-G, financial service providers, peer agencies, state food security and livelihoods and cash working group clusters, local government authorities and Collaborative Cash Deliver Platform,
Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or in the field of agricultural economics or rural development required. Additional experience may substitute for some education.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant field-based experience in coordinating or managing light to moderately complex projects required, preferably with an international NGO.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
? Integrity
? Continuous Improvement & Innovation
? Builds Relationships
? Develops Talent
? Strategic Mindset
? Accountability & Stewardship
*Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
*Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibiliti es associated with the position.*** Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination. CRS’ 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. CRS welcomes candidates from the countries and regions in which we work. In the event the successful candidate is an expatriate or global telecommuter, the anticipated duration of the assignment is informed by a term limit, based on the type and level of the job and the needs of the agency. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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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.

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Country Director, South Sudan

 Electricidad, Electronica, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Country Director, South Sudan
Jul 172021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 1 Aug 2021

Country Director, South Sudan

The starting salary package for this position is £68,346 GBP / approx. $94,500 USD including all allowances

About MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

About the South Sudan programme:

South Sudan is one of the youngest, poorest and least developed countries world-wide. The 2016 outbreak of hostilities has led to thousands of people being killed or wounded, and hundreds of thousands of people being displaced by the violence. MAG has been successfully working in South Sudan since 2004, to clear landmines/unexploded ordnance and deliver mine risk education to at-risk populations in a constantly challenging environment. We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and driven Country Director to lead our programme in South Sudan, who will have overall responsibility for the delivery of MAGs activities in-country.

About the role:

This is an excellent opportunity to join our established team in South Sudan, which currently has a staffing profile of approximately 100 (this is expected to stay stable for the foreseeable future). We are looking for an experienced manager to lead on our vision to capacity build staff and structures at community, district and national levels, within our team and also with our wider partners. This will support the Government of South Sudan to deliver it’s commitments under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention 2026. As Country Director, you will be partly based in Juba, with extensive and frequent travel to the field sites to support our teams for up to three weeks at a time. Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be responsible for the effective integration of strategic, programmatic and operational management in compliance with contractual obligations and MAG’s mission and mandate. You will have a wide variety of strategic responsibilities including contract management, donor liaison, business development, people management, security management, capacity building and risk management. This senior role will provide you with the opportunity to use your people management skills, leading a large team of staff operating across a complex and varied environment. You will also have the opportunity to use your skills in stakeholder management, to take a leading role in donor development, identifying funding opportunities in a demanding donor environment.

About you:

You will have experience working overseas at a senior management level in large-scale programmes in the protection and/or humanitarian field. It is essential that you have strong programme management skills, preferably with experience of managing large scale, multi-year projects, ideally from project design through to contract delivery. We are looking for an exceptional people manager to inspire, lead and guide our capable managers, and deliver – as well as oversee – our capacity building strategy. You will have experience developing and monitoring individual and group training plans. You will also need demonstrable skills in financial management, as well as previous experience working overseas in complex political environments that require tact, sensitivity and relationship-building skills. You will have experience working in conflict areas within sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in East Africa. You will also have experience managing daily field site security, as well as the development of country security strategies (such as site evacuation plans). You will have a strong commitment and demonstrable experience of promoting and driving forward change in relation to gender, equity, and diversity issues across our teams, fostering a positive working environment which is highly inclusive of different cultures and backgrounds. We welcome applications from experienced managers from any development sector including the broader disarmament, protection and humanitarian fields.

In line with our policy of promoting gender balance within the programme, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here***.* You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on the MAG website, using the link below.**

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential

How to apply:

For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG by the closing date of 1 August 2021.

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Logistics Manager

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Jul 172021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 16 Sep 2021

Role & Responsibilities

Oversee the provision of the logistical support for the programme. The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring an effective supply chain is in place at all times, and that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and implemented within Medair country programmes. The role provides strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of logistics, ensuring relevant information; reporting and accountability requirements are met. The Logistics Manager also plays an important role in external representation, legal compliance, team leadership and capacity building of logistics staff.

Project Overview

Multi-sector relief and rehabilitation programme including: provision of primary and emergency health care, water and sanitation, and non-food items and emergency shelter to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations of South Sudan.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position in Juba, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Logistics Management – Supply chain

  • Ensure proper supply chain management practices and procedures are in place and maintained. To include sourcing and procurement, warehousing, transportation and management of logistics resources in fleet, equipment and facilities.
  • Share information on the assessments and proposed interventions, provide overviews of logistics requirements for the development of project proposals and subsequent projects. Engage with key staff to ensure project planning and budgeting incorporates adequate funding for logistics capacity and resources.
  • Manage the procurement process in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Provide planning support and advice to project managers and others making procurement requests, identify optimum supply routes, and maintain continuous overview of supply needs by providing updated procurement and fulfilment plans. Ensure that local market surveys are regularly carried out, to ensure a full knowledge of the availability and price of local items.
  • Locate and negotiate contracting for storage/warehousing that is secure, well-maintained, and meets health and safe working practice requirements. Oversee warehouse operations ensuring proper record keeping for the receipt, storage and issuing of items, physical inventory checks, storage conditions, security and facility maintenance. Conduct periodic ‘spot checks’ and put systems in place to increase stock reliability and reduce shrinkage through damage, loss or theft.
  • Ensure transportation of freight by land, sea and air; ensuring the most cost effective and reliable means of transport is used for the timely delivery of supplies to projects. Capture pipeline information, and coordinate the management of the supply chain ensuring regular transmission of order status, stock levels and shipment status to project and logistics staff.
  • Maintain accurate filing systems, with documented and supported records of logistics transactions for audit purposes, and submit logistics reports to the in-country management team, and GSO logistics pursuant with Medair policies.

Logistics Management – Resources

  • Ensure the management of vehicle fleets is in line with Medair standards; ensure appropriate allocation and safe use of vehicles throughout the programme and ensure servicing and maintenance schedules are adhered to.
  • Supervise all types of equipment and assets including communication, IT and power, to ensure that equipment are managed diligently, operated in the most cost efficient manner. Management of equipment will include procurement, registration, allocation, tracking, maintenance, repair, replacement, reporting, and training, authorisation, supervision and co-ordination to ensure optimum availability, & accountability. Ensure usage of fuel is correctly supervised, and recorded.
  • Support the proper management of existing field bases, establishment of new ones and closing of existing. Liaise with the landlord(s) to ensure proper maintenance and optimum availability of facilities and utilities. Implement and update logistics aspects of security plan to ensure resources and facilities are ready at all times for either hibernation or evacuation.

Representation

  • Represent Medair in a positive and professional manner contributing to the continuation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of Medair’s mandate, ethics and values.
  • Proactively engage with suppliers, partners, local authorities, other NGOs, clusters and any other stakeholders, in order to plan, organize, and schedule distribution of goods and material.

Financial management

  • Compile and validate the logistics component of all base and project budgets.
  • Ensure good communication and cooperation between the Logistics and Finance departments.
  • Ensure Logistics staff are well aware of and adhere to applicable Finance procedures.

Staff Management

  • Manage staff with integrity and foresight, to ensure that they maintain the highest standards of accountability and professionalism. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, performance review, producing development plans, determination of training needs, establishing and monitoring work plans, etc.
  • Ensure that all logistics and programme staff are adequately trained and create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching. Provide cross training to project managers and other staff on warehouse and supply chain procedures.

Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair file storing and sharing systems, ensuring that all guidelines are used.
  • Develop and implement systems to improve transparency. Ensure adequate anti-fraud procedures are in place to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud. Carry-out regular inspections and spot-checks, both on systems and on-going work.
  • Ensure projects are supported in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc.

Delegated Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and roll-out of the Logs related modules of D365 in the South Sudan Country Programme, in consultation with the Medair global D365 project team.

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

  • Professional qualification in logistics/ training in Supply Chain Management, Business Management/ related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • Minimum 2 years relevant logistics and management experience in emergency and/or development context.
  • Experience of budget management and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate financial reports.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the logistics sector.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of rules, regulations and donor policies governing the compliance/regulatory management of procurement rules from US, EU, UN and other agencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with programme teams and be able to represent Medair with UN organisations, other international NGO’s and local authorities world-wide. Technical understanding of mechanical equipment.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capacity to work under pressure & tight deadlines. Diplomatic, especially for working with authorities & suppliers.

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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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.

How to apply:

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Logistics, Procurement and Security Manager

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Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany
Closing date: 27 Jul 2021

VSF Germany is an international Non-Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance. In the region, VSF Germany implements activities in the Republic of Southern Sudan, Sudan, Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, but also developing the capacity of communities and governmental institutions or initiating diversified income sources towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities.

VSF Germany seeks to recruit a qualified Logistics and Security Manager to be responsible for ensuring that all Logistics, Security and procurement activities in South Sudan are done in accordance with the required standards and procedures. VSF G expects the role holder to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and key internal controls within the organization. This position is based in Juba South Sudan with regular field visits in the different States and locations.

Duties and Responsibilities

I. Leadership and operations

· Manage and supervise all VSF G logistics activities, incl. procurement, warehousing, asset management, fleet management and material planning.

· Ensure regular and rigorous supervision of all logistics units to ensure quality and follow up of VSF G procedures and donor compliance.

· Implement and improve logistics management systems and develop systems for internal control

· Coordinate with all programmes and departments, and support as necessary their planning and analysis for improved cost efficiency and timely delivery of assets and services.

· Ensure that VSF Germany participates in relevant country level coordination and cluster mechanisms, and ensure appropriate liaison with national actors and agencies, on issues affecting VSF Germany’s logistical operations and staff safety.

· Be responsible for the continued development and implementation of safety and security systems (incl. policies, plans, procedures) for VSF Germany in South Sudan, especially ensuring staff adherence to these.

· Ensure adequate security training for staff in order to ensure awareness and promote inclusion, participation, and leadership on safety and security among the entire VSF Germany South Sudan team.

· Analyse the overall security situation, threats and trends, in the existing and potential areas of programming, including through conducting regular and ad hoc security assessment missions to field locations.

· Conduct regular visits to VSF Germany sub-offices and project sites to support staff and ensure proper logistics and security procedures and conditions.

· Manage, supervise and secure adequate capacity building of staff in the Logistics and Security department

Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Business management

· Relevant education with specialization in Logistics/Supply Chain

· Training is security management is an added advantage.

· At least five years’ relevant experience and demonstrated success managing logistics in structurally limited settings, for an international NGO or non-profit organisation.

· Experience working with safety and security in high risk settings, preferably with an understanding of the NGO perspective on safety and security.

· Experience working in South Sudan is an added advantage.

· Knowledge of key donor funding conditions to ensure compliance is mandatory

· Excellent communication skills, with a high level of proficiency in English

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural/multi-national setting

Good computer skills

How to apply:

An interested and qualified candidate who meets the minimum requirement should send the following through recruitment@vsfg.org and copied to juba@vsfg.org on or before 27th July 2021 at 24:59 hours. Indicate on the subject the ‘Logistics, Procurement and Security Manager’. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Submit a Cover letter for application and updated CV of not more than three pages in one document (with at least three professional referees). Quote salary expectations in the Cover letter.

DON’T SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees, or recommendation letter as you will provide them upon request only. Only short listed candidates-will be contacted for interviews.

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Advisor II – Collaborative Cash Delivery Platform, South Sudan

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Jul 132021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 8 Aug 2021

Job Summary:
You will serve as the South Sudan Collaborative Cash Delivery (CCD) manage and facilitate discussions between the various members, drive forward collaborative activities, establish a more robust framework for CCD structure and operations in South Sudan, and promote CCD for both fundraising and awareness-raising efforts. You will be accountable for any workstreams that are put in place and reporting to the various stakeholders (CCD members in South Sudan, CCD South Sudan Steering Committee and Global CCD Coordinators). You will ensure the development, finalization and adherence to any Governance Framework and MoU for the South Sudan CCD Country Platform.

Required Languages – English
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse groups.
  • Able to work independently, with a lot of drive, energy and dynamism.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports.
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading collaborations and/or consortiums with strong negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing and managing humanitarian CVA, with solid knowledge of cash programming, humanitarian operations and ideally modernizing approaches to cash distributions (digitizing the ‘cash system’, Financial Service Provider engagement, beneficiary data management systems etc.).
  • Inquisitive and innovative mind and be flexible and adaptable, responding to situations that arise over the course of the deployment.
  • Project management experience in cash programming is highly desirable.
  • Experience engaging with partner organizations.
  • Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.
  • MEAL skills and experience preferred.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Head of Programs, CCD South Sudan Platform CVA technical staff and Steering Committee Members.

External: Cash Working Group, Cluster Leads, Donors, CCD Global Facilitators, other CCD Collaboration Managers, CVA technical forum representative at the Global and Regional level.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations or Social Protection required. Additional fields of study relevant to the role may be considered. Employment experience may substitute for some education.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant field-based experience working on cash and voucher programming in complex and fragile settings, preferably with an international NGO.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience coordinating or managing light to moderately complex inter-agency projects required.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
? Integrity
? Continuous Improvement & Innovation
? Builds Relationships
? Develops Talent
? Strategic Mindset
? Accountability & Stewardship
*Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
*Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and respo nsibilities associated with the position.*** Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination. CRS’ 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. CRS welcomes candidates from the countries and regions in which we work. In the event the successful candidate is an expatriate or global telecommuter, the anticipated duration of the assignment is informed by a term limit, based on the type and level of the job and the needs of the agency. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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Field Coordinator

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Jul 132021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 22 Jul 2021

Position Title : Field Coordinator

Duty Station : Bentiu, South Sudan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 22 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 is the principal inter-governmental organization working in the field of migration. IOM’s mission is to promote humane and orderly migration by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Present in Southern Sudan since 2004, IOM has 8 offices across 6 states and employs over 340 staff. IOM currently implements a range of humanitarian assistance, transition and recovery, border management and migration health initiatives in South Sudan, in co-operation with government and humanitarian partners as well as local communities. IOM has capacities in conflict analysis as well as monitoring of forced displacement/population movement, expertise in community engagement, and service delivery across the humanitarian-development continuum.

South Sudan is in a critical transition period. Following the signing of the Revitalized Agreement for the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) on 12 September 2018, and the more recent formation of the transitional government, the country is facing an unprecedented opportunity to start to recover from the effects of protracted conflict and humanitarian crisis. The ceasefire has been tenuously holding in most parts of the country, allowing previously displaced populations to return home. Towns that had been devastated by previous waves of fighting started to witness renewed activity, raising hopes for development and growth in the aftermath of years of war.

It is against this backdrop that the World Bank has selected the IOM as an implementing agency for the Enhancing Community Resilience Project (ECRP) that seeks to address an immediate need for basic services in selected areas of the country and strengthen local institutions capacity to better manage inter-communal tensions and resources and deliver on the dividends that the R-ARCSS supplies.

Working together with United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), IOM will be involved in establishing, constructing, and promoting the sustainability of community infrastructure and services. IOM will be responsible for engaging the local communities and ensuring that decision-making processes comport with standards and best practices for community driven development. The ECRP is planned as a three-year initiative starting in September 2020.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (ECRP) in Juba, and in close collaboration with the relevant IOM Technical Leads, the ECRP Coordination & Advisory Team, the successful candidate will provide technical guidance and support field teams under the Enhancing Community Resilience Project (ECRP).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical guidance, coordinate and supervise ECRP field teams in a specific Area of Responsibility (AoR).

  2. Provide technical inputs for the development and implementation of programming and methodology roll out.

  3. Facilitate the mainstreaming of protection, gender, and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the implementation of activities to engage women and marginalized groups meaningfully and safely in the project according to technical guidance.

  4. Support field teams to implement inclusive community engagement strategies and an accessible and safe community-based grievance mechanism.

  5. Support field teams to help mainstream conflict sensitivity and ‘Do No Harm’ into sub-project interventions.

  6. Coordinate the provision of timely feedback and reporting by providing weekly updates and other information to the Programme Coordinator (ECRP).

  7. Assist the Programme Coordinator (ECRP) and Technical Advisory Team to prepare narrative reports and learning, analyses and studies as required.

  8. Work closely with IOM colleagues in South Sudan to check that operational and logistical elements of the programme are in place and appropriately maintained.

  9. Support the Programme Coordinator in monitoring and following up on activities related to the management of the ECRP specific to the AoR.

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

  11. Promote responsive, effective management and good practices by facilitating communication and encouraging collaboration with other team members and AoRs.

  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

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

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

Experience

• Relevant operational experience;

• Field experience in developing countries;

• Experience in interventions aimed at enhancing socio-economic conditions of vulnerable populations, e.g. local economic recovery, employment promotion, agricultural development, entrepreneurship building, vocational and technical education, and training or poverty reduction;

• Demonstrated experience in inclusive approaches, gender, and GBV mainstreaming in community development;

• Demonstrated experience operationalizing field level grievance redress mechanisms according to technical guidance;

• Demonstrated experience in conflict sensitive approaches for humanitarian and development programming, including ‘Do No Harm’;

• Experience in liaising with government authorities, private sector, national/international institutions, and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs) is an added advantage;

• Experience in building effective partnerships with the private sector;

• Previous working experience in Eastern Africa is highly advantageous.

Skills

• Working knowledge of impact measurement, programme monitoring and evaluation, cost-effectiveness analysis, commitment to evidence-based decision-making and social impact evaluation;

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

• Familiarity with gender mainstreaming and inclusion/protection principles.

Languages

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

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

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

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

Notes

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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 22 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 09.07.2021 to 22.07.2021

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.

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