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CONSULTANCY – USAID / BHA Funded Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan

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May 282022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Germany
Closing date: 4 Jun 2022

Terms of Reference for Final Evaluation

USAID / BHA Funded Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program in Greater Upper Nile states, South Sudan

Background

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. VSF Germany supports in animal health, livestock related agriculture, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, capacity development of communities and governmental institutions, peace and conflict resolution with the ultimate aim of food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities. In the region VSF Germany implements activities in the Republic of South Sudan, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Uganda and Ethiopia. VSF Germany has been supporting pastoral livelihoods in South Sudan since 1998 working with communities in Upper Nile, Jonglei, Warrap, Eastern Equatoria, Western Bar el Ghazal and Lakes States through times of emergency and recovery to sustain, protect and restore livelihoods by direct provision; and capacity building for improved production and productivity, diversified production as well as local peace mechanisms and governance.

VSF-Germany partnering with VSF Suisse with funding from U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) is implementing a two-year program entitled “Conflict and Climatic Emergency Livestock Response Program (CCLERP) in Greater Upper Nile States”. This program covers 10 Counties in Jonglei, 2 counties in Upper Nile and 9 Counties in Unity states plus the Jonglei migrating cattle from Equatoria to Jonglei. The program objective is to improve or sustain access to animal source food and related income for crisis affected individuals at risk of malnutrition particularly children and women. The program is targeting people in Greater Upper Nile, comprised of internally displaced persons (IDPs), host and returnee groups with support to local institutions and mechanisms for delivery of animal health and public health services while mainstreaming conflict sensitivity, protection and Do No Harm approaches.

VSF Germany and its partners intend to evaluate the performance of the Conflict and Climatic Livestock Emergency Response Program (CCLERP) and are seeking the services of qualified and experienced project evaluators.

Purpose

The purpose of this midterm evaluation is to examine the program performance against the planed indicators and results, and specifically:

  1. To determine the appropriateness, relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the veterinary program;
  2. To assess the quality and comprehensiveness of the program design and implementation;
  3. To document lessons learned, success stories, case studies and perceived and real as well as unmet needs;

d) Generate baseline data and information for subsequent interventions.

Scope

Provisionally, the evaluation will cover 8 Payams (2 per county) in four randomly selected counties (one from each state and one additional from any one of the state depending on the existing situation) where feasible. It will be conducted in the project areas and will include both beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries. Key evaluation questions will be formulated using the project objectives and indicators, and project quality parameters.

Methodology

The final evaluation design will include participatory evaluation methods and employ a mixed approach with both qualitative and quantitative methods. The consultants will be required to submit a detailed draft evaluation design and methodology which will be reviewed and finalized with the effort of the program personnel.

Outputs

  1. A detailed study design, including methodology, work plan and timeframe;
  2. Inception report;
  3. A draft report incorporating feedback from the debriefing sessions;
  4. A final report incorporating feedback on the draft report (one bound hard copy & electronic copy).

Timeframe

This midterm evaluation is expected to be completed in 25 working days including inception report, desk review, field assessment and report writing. The first draft report will be expected within 10 days after the field exercise is completed. A final version should be submitted within five days of receiving feedback on first draft.

Management

  1. The consultancy will be guided, managed and technically advised by the Country Program Manager of VSF Germany;
  2. The consultancy is technically and administratively fully accountable to VSF Germany;
  3. Specific areas for the study will be selected in consultation with VSF’s field staff;
  4. Field travel arrangements and immediate supervision will be carried out by VSF Germany & VSF Suisse in their respective areas of operation.

Qualification

The two-person evaluation team will consist of a team leader who will be a veterinarian and a support researcher who will preferably be an anthropologist or social scientist. Prospective evaluation teams are encouraged to include a mix of gender.

The team should collectively demonstrate the following set of qualities:

  1. Experience in carrying out two or more major humanitarian evaluations for a major donor, international NGO, or international organization.
  2. General familiarity with the political and humanitarian context in South Sudan, particularly over the past 3 years
  3. Experience in developing or applying protection measures;
  4. Extensive practical experience in implementing activities aimed at pastoral livelihood;
  5. National consultants are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their profile and or curriculum vitae, a technical and a financial proposal. The financial proposal should comprise comprehensive professional fees; travel and accommodation will be covered by VSF Germany.

Applications should be sent to the following Email addresses: recruitment@vsfg.org and juba@vsfg.org strictly indicating on the subject line “CCLERP FINAL EVAL 2022”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The deadline for submission of applications is 4th June 2022.

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Shelter and NFI Cluster Co-coordinator

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May 282022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

NRC has been working in South Sudan since 2004. Our core activities include Education, Shelter & Non Food Items (NFI), WASH, Livelihoods and Food security (LFS), and Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance (ICLA). Protection is a cross cutting thematic area which is promoted by all NRC sectors.

The overall purpose of this role is to work together with the cluster coordinator and lead agency to coordinate the shelter and NFI cluster and ensure a coherent and effective emergency response by mobilizing groups of agencies, organizations and NGOs to respond in a strategic manner to humanitarian crises. The position is hosted by NRC but works with the Shelter/NFI Cluster Coordinator (Partner).

As Co-Coordinator, you will:

  1. Work alongside the Cluster Coordinator on the day to day facilitation and coordination of the work of the cluster
  2. Actively supporting the achievement of the Coordinator’s task
  3. Work impartially on behalf of the cluster and all cluster members equally
  4. Maintaining good relationships with all relevant stakeholder counterparts
  5. Setting agendas, chairing and preparing minutes of meetings
  6. In the absence of the cluster Coordinator to convene to convene and chair cluster meetings
  7. Presenting ideas effectively and clearly while listening and acknowledging others’ perspectives and views
  8. Applying humanitarian principles and enabling links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant degree or high tertiary qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar or relevant role
  • Demonstration of your understanding of international humanitarian response and coordination mechanisms, humanitarian program cycle (HPC), Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), Country Based Pool Fund (CBPF) and Appeal processes (Illustrate your experience in your application)
  • Technical competence in cluster and/or sector
  • Ability to contribute actively and meaningfully to complex analysis, strategy and planning
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Good working experience in South Sudan
  • Understand the links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development.
  • Experience in advocacy works

Please review the full Job Description to for more details about the role

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility!

What we Offer

Type of Contract: 12 months contract

Senior Grade 8 according to NRC’s grading and salary scale

Duty Station: Juba (Please note that Juba is non-accompanied duty station)

Travel: 20 % travel to the field

Start Date: As soon as possible

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Nutrition Surveillance Expert

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May 282022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 9 Jun 2022

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Haiti and Somalia. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $75 million in programs, and approximately 2000 staff based in in the various country offices, Head Quarter in New York City and Operational Centre in Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated.

Summary of Position

The Nutrition Surveillance Expert role will be to oversee, coordinate and ensure quality surveys conducted; S/He will represent Action Against Hunger at NIWG and other platforms; S/He support in proposal development and donor report writing.

Key activities in your role will include:

  • In close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Nutrition Cluster (NC), NIWG and all nutrition partners, to strengthen the nutrition information systems in South Sudan to contribute to information availability and feed to the regular humanitarian bulletins, IPC analysis.
  • Provide support in the identification and articulation of the survey needs of nutrition agencies in South Sudan, particularly during humanitarian crisis in areas that have been designated by the Nutrition Cluster.
  • Provide technical on-the-ground or remote support to partners implementing SMART surveys and nutrition surveillance systems, notably for initial survey planning, sampling strategy, recruitment and training of survey teams, technical support for data analysis, and validation of reports
  • Coordinate with Nutrition Cluster partners and other nutrition coordination mechanisms such as NIWG on the necessary human and financial resources required to undertake the surveys.
  • Organize the Action Against Hunger SET survey planning, ensure appropriate needs assessments and overall coordination with Nutrition Cluster and NIWG.
  • Ensure that the survey methodology (sampling, questionnaires, etc.) are used in the field and are in line with the defined approach validated by the NIWG, and Action Against Hunger HQ Nutrition Technical Advisor.
  • Develop the terms of reference, to select the tools and methods, the type of informants and/or sampling, selection of villages for field work, write guidelines and set up time frame, working days needed, logistics planning and any special tools needed (communication means, map, camera) to conduct surveys and assessments.
  • Systematically provide the team training before the field work to test the questionnaire and methodology and to ensure that the team adheres to guidelines, protocols and methodologies in place.
  • Lead the team in data entry and run plausibility checks, provide feedback to survey teams, and correct any mistakes identified.
  • Coordinate the data analysis, result interpretation, and report writing with the NIWG and Action Against Hunger HQ advisor.

Requirements

  • Degree in statistics, nutrition, Health or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in nutrition assessments and surveys as well as humanitarian work.
  • Excellent knowledge of SMART, LQAS, CSAS, SQUEAC methodologies.
  • Experience in nutrition program management in emergency set-up including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training provision.
  • Strong understanding of nutrition information system, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Good anticipation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.
  • Willing to travel frequently to the field to monitor activities.
  • Easily integrate with remote areas living conditions.

Our Core values.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA’s five core values

Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Gender Equality Commitments

  • Ability to foster an environment that reinforces values of women and men, and equal access to information.
  • Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.
  • Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, children (boys and girls) regardless of gender, sex orientation, disability, religion. race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.
  • Value and respect for all cultures.

Benefits

Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Business Development Coordinator

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May 282022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 9 Jun 2022

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 8 countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Haiti.. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $75 million in programs, and approximately 1,600 staff based in in the various country offices, in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

Summary of Position

The Business Development Coordinator will ensure overall programme portfolio growth under the strategic leadership of the Programmes Director in Action Against Hunger South Sudan Mission. This position is required to work on new business development opportunities to grow Action Against Hunger South Sudan’s portfolio in a manner that assures ongoing quality, influence and impact. To achieve this goal, the Business Development Coordinator will champion and coordinate Action Against Hunger’s resource acquisition processes from a wide range of donors, multi-lateral organizations, foundations, corporations, as well as a variety of emerging non-traditional funding streams. The position holder will work with the Programmes Director, technical leads regional office, Regional Grants and Contracts Team, USG Business Development Team, and International network member teams to: (a) grow revenue; and (b) achieve excellence in execution of grants through effective grants monitoring, preparation of quality and timely donor reports, and ensuring compliance with donor and internal regulations and standards.

Purpose

The Business Development Coordinator, role has three main aspects to it: leading grant acquisition, leading and develop country office (CO) grant management effort, compliance and reporting.

Key activities in your role will include:

  • Develop and review the Funding strategy for the Country Office to support the achievement of the goals set in the South Sudan Country Strategy.
  • Ensure that Action Against Hunger South Sudan effectively prepositions for significant donor opportunities (donor identification and engagement), including selection of potential partners in collaboration with Program Director.
  • Produce a clear capture plan in advance for the expected opportunity in coordination with the Program Director.
  • Work closely with staff at Regional Office and Country Office level to develop country-wide intelligence on key donors and actors, as well as portfolio analysis.
  • Support the organization and facilitation of project design workshops, developing concept papers, proposal narratives and log frames, ensuring that high quality standards are met and that proposals meet donor and Action Against Hunger requirements.
  • Lead the post-submission follow-up process. Carry out learning and feedback exercises after submission and in depth reviews of unsuccessful proposals to identify reasons and any lessons learned. Document, share and develop plans to address identified weaknesses.
  • Lead on reporting for program impact and progress including all donor-funded projects, ensuring that reporting requirements are met and all reports are subjected to rigorous quality assurance. Liaise with the regional, HQ and other Action Against Hunger networks for tracking of submitted donor reports.
  • Lead project cycle meetings (e.g. kick off, reviews and closeout meetings), as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, logistics) and ensure proper follow up of issues raised.
  • Monitor and support the use of management tools such as BFUs for the proper monitoring and the successful implementation of programs and early warning in case of obstacles or challenges.
  • Review donor agreements and coordinate their review with the relevant Action Against Hunger regional or network offices.
  • Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with Action Against Hunger and relevant donor regulations.
  • Ensure that key staff (including partners’) have a clear understanding of donor compliance requirements including any regulatory or contractual changes throughout the project management cycle.
  • Coordinate in the preparation and roll out of local partners’ capacity assessment and strengthening plans in coordination with relevant departments.

Our Core values.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA’s five core values

Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Gender Equality Commitments

  • Ability to foster an environment that reinforces values of women and men, and equal access to information.
  • Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.
  • Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, children (boys and girls) regardless of gender, sex orientation, disability, religion. race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.
  • Value and respect for all cultures.

Requirements

  • Degree in International development, Humanitarian assistance, Project Management, Social sciences, Public health or any other relevant field. Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • 10 years of demonstrable experience in-country grant portfolio management, fundraising, external engagement/networking.
  • Extensive experience in fundraising and meeting revenue targets
  • Experience working with diverse donors i.e., SIDA, WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, GFFO, USAID, ECHO and GAC
  • Demonstrable experience of proposal development and reporting.
  • Solid experience in strategic planning, program development, project management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Advanced English language proficiency
  • Solid experience in managing complex programs, large budgets and diverse teams
  • Strong team management skills and experience collaborating with key business partners i.e., finance, HR, supply chain management and ensuring that programs receive timely project support and inputs
  • Extensive experience building partnerships with donors, government and other stakeholders including representing a country office in UN and donor coordination mechanisms
  • Strong cross-cultural experience (including leading programs in fragile and stable contexts)

Benefits

Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

How to apply

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South Sudan: Technical Coordinator Disaster Risk Reduction – Juba

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May 242022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 23 Jun 2022

FIXED TERM | 12 MONTHS | ASAP

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED South Sudan

ACTED operations in South Sudan aim to improve food security, ensure access to livelihoods and develop resilience and emergency programmes. Since the eruption of the South Sudanese conflict in December 2013, ACTED has been contributing to the delivery of humanitarian services to internally displaced persons, refugees and host communities. As camp manager ACTED continues to coordinate and provide camp management services in Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Juba and Bor, informal settlements in Wau and refugee camps in Maban.

You will be in charge of

1.External Positioning

1.1.External Relations

  • Act as key ACTED representative in sector;
  • Ensure external representation of ACTED in sector vis-à-vis country and local authorities, other project stakeholders, donors and partners;
  • Participate in and report (internally) on technical and sectoral meetings, clusters and working groups involving all relevant stakeholders such as donors, NGOs, UN Agencies, inter-governmental institutions;
  • Ensure effective coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders and partners i.e. NGOs, civil society organizations, community groups, and government counterparts who are working on sector;
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon – rather than replicate – the work of others;

1.2.Project Development

  • Collect and analyse primary and secondary data related to the sector in the country;
  • Analyse the activities in the sector and relevant stakeholders;
  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable populations through regular visits and literature review and through the design and implementation of relevant needs assessments in close collaboration with AMEU (Appraisal, Monitoring, Evaluation Unit);
  • Lead project conceptualization workshops;
  • Provide technical inputs into proposal design and ensure new or adapted projects for the sector focus on maximizing efficiencies, impact and integrated approaches;

2.InternalTechnical Support and Coordination

2.1.Coordination

  • Support the development and maintenance of a coherent sector strategy across ACTED’s areas of intervention;
  • Promote harmonization of approaches and methodologies across the different sector projects by developing and monitoring use of common tools, as well as creating opportunities for experience sharing and learning;
  • Brief Project Managers about main sector issues and update them on a regular basis;
  • Organize internal sector meetings on a monthly basis;

2.2.Technical Leadership

  • Define sector project implementation modalities and methodologies (including but not limited to technical specifications, identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution and sensitization);
  • Lead the development of all technical tools related to sector projects (ToRs for consultants and evaluators, ad hoc reports, capitalization reports etc.);
  • Analyse the appropriateness, adequacy and potential impact of all interventions in the sector based on known contexts and needs;
  • Provide technical support to the Project Managers and other sector staff to implement the ACTED sector projects to a high quality standard;
  • Liaise with sector technical staff on a regular basis to ensure technical assistance is provided to projects when needed;
  • Disseminate tools, research, best practices and lessons learned internally and externally through publications, networks, working groups, events, and conferences;

2.3.Staff Capacity Building

  • Participate in the recruitment and training of sector staff members;
  • In coordination with Project Managers, identify individual training needs and ensure access to training and professional development opportunities appropriate to the skill gaps and needs;
  • Provide training to projects teams on ACTED activities and sector best practices;
  • Develop training material for different trainings to share within the sector project teams;
  • Develop capacity-building programmes for local actors (including partner NGOs and relevant local services providers).

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Degree in relevant field of expertise;
  • At least 5 years of experience in project implementation on the field, preferably in an international context;
  • Being a strong team player;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills;
  • Ability to coordinate and manage staff and project activities;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively;
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people;
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure;
  • Fluent English skills required;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience is an asset.

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

How to apply

Send your application (resume and cover letter) to jobs@acted.org Ref: TC DRR/SSUD
Please note that ACTED does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Technical Advisor to the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Carter Center
Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Technical Advisors (TAs) provide technical and managerial support (on behalf of The Carter Center) to the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program (SSGWEP) within a specific coverage area (county or district). TAs are responsible for the implementation and oversight of all interventions to stop guinea worm disease (GWD) transmission within their given program coverage area. Primary responsibilities are:

  1. Manage 5-15 field-level staff to implement interventions to stop guinea worm transmission. Field staff management includes training, planning, and direct field-level supervision. 80% of TA’s time is spent with field staff in villages working in a supportive and supervisory capacity.
  2. Oversee all technical aspects of GWD eradication, including surveillance, implementation of interventions used to interrupt transmission of GWD, and staff compliance with the SSGWEP operational guidelines.
  3. Oversee transportation resources (motorcycles and vehicle) and stock (intervention materials, compound supplies) including vehicle maintenance sheets and stock inventories.
  4. Develop effective relationships with residents of endemic communities to engage their active participation in the eradication of GWD, including their participation in: 1) keep residents/visitors with the disease from contaminating sources of drinking water, 2) ensure all residents always filter all drinking water, and 3) promptly report any cases of GWD in their community.
  5. Effectively communicate and coordinate with local, county, state, and national authorities regarding the status and needs of the GWEP, particularly advocacy for the provision and or rehabilitation of safe sources of drinking water.
  6. Live and work full time in rural remote field settings and spend 80% of time working within villages. Must be willing and able to walk long distances, perform effectively in a rural remote environment with limited access to resources / infrastructure, and to spend a minimum of eighty percent of time outdoors in a hot climate.
  7. Able to work and make responsible, effective decisions in a challenging environment.

Other requirements are:

• At least 2 years of public health experience with community-based programs, preferably in Africa.

• Demonstrated experience in WASH activities, the preparation of technical reports, budgets, and plans of action.

• Demonstrated ability to build team work.

• Ability to make sound work judgments under difficult conditions, and to become technically effective with minimal level of attention from supervisors.

• Sound personal and professional conduct, and respect for the work of The Carter Center and of the South Sudan Ministry of Health.

• TAs are assigned to remote areas where disease transmission is endemic and must be prepared to work and live in such areas.

• Fluent in written and spoken English.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to guineaworm.recruitment@cartercenter.org. Subject line ought to include: Application South Sudan Technical Advisor Position. All documents ought to be in Microsoft word (.doc), PDF or open source format.

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South Sudan: Country Security Manager – Juba

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 17 Jun 2022

FIXED TERM | 12 MONTHS | MID-JUNE 2022

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED South Sudan

ACTED operations in South Sudan aim to improve food security, ensure access to livelihoods and develop resilience and emergency programmes. Since the eruption of the South Sudanese conflict in December 2013, ACTED has been contributing to the delivery of humanitarian services to internally displaced persons, refugees and host communities. As camp manager ACTED continues to coordinate and provide camp management services in Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Juba and Bor, informal settlements in Wau and refugee camps in Maban.

You will be in charge of

  • OBJECTIVESEnsure the safety, security and integrity of ACTED staff, assets, premises and programs in country, in particular by constantly monitoring and anticipating security risk, by designing and enforcing context specific risk mitigation rules and procedures, by ensuring MOSS compliance in all ACTED premises, by preparing and updating contingency and evacuation plans and by providing all ACTED staff with appropriate security training.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Department management
  • Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified national security field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with the Country Director

  • Supervise and mentor national security officers, focal points, guards and drivers

  • Make frequent site visits to ACTED premises to carry out performance assessments and provide constant support to the security team

  • Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff

2. Context & Risk analysis :

  • Develop and regularly update the country security profile (with regards to the socio-economic, political and/or military situation in country, the country criminality profile, the nature of ongoing conflicts or crises climatic & seismic hazards and health risks, )
  • Follow-up on major country events and developments
  • Analyse and locate key local stakeholders
  • Develop security trend analysis
  • Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized properly: create an security incident database and perform incident mapping and analysis
  • Fill in and regularly update the Risk Analysis Matrix (threat, likelihood, impact, level of vulnerability, level of risk)
  • Carry out security assessments of new ACTED areas of intervention or areas under Phase C

3. Develop and update Country Security Plans, SOPs and Contingency Plans

  • Draft and regularly update the Country Security Plan (CSP) for validation by the Country Director and endorsement by HQ
  • Recommend changes in the Country Security Plan to Country Director and HQ Security department
  • Draft Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) adapted to the local context
  • Draft and regularly update evacuation and contingency plans in capital and support Area Coordinators in developing Area evacuation and contingency plans.
  • Ensure preparedness to evacuation and contingencies (check contingency kits, first aid kits etc.).
  • Design and drill a security communication tree (warden system), emergency radio network, and provisioning of emergency supplies for field personnel

4. Daily Security Management

  • Coordinate and monitor security activities to ensure that safety and security policies and procedures are implemented
  • Ensure that all field staff are fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce their vulnerability to those threats
  • Monitor the security preparedness of country staff and enforce staff compliance with internal security rules and SOPs, ensuring they are communicated to all staff and understood
  • Set up and control the implementation of mitigation measures and security rules according to the local context
  • Ensure compliance with Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) and develop action plans for security upgrade
  • Carry out security assessments of new ACTED facilities, ensure a standard level of facilities protection, and supervise guards.
  • Ensure missions have adapted communication means, and ensure maintenance to support the Logistic team in Country. Ensure constant update of the emergency contact list and timely issuance of ID cards.
  • Ensure a proper level of preparation before movement on the field, ensure transportation means are adapted, ensure a good fleet maintenance, and set movement rules which are adapted to the local context to support the Logistic team in Country. Ensure operational follow-up of movements.
  • Ensure logistics follow a servicing and maintenance schedule for vehicles
  • Spearhead security assessment missions prior to ACTED staff deployment to a new area and ensure minimum security standards are in place before their installation.
  • Support and participate to assessment mission in phase C or D area

5. Crisis management

  • Adapt crisis management protocols to the local situation
  • Act as a key member of the Crisis Management Team so that safety policies and procedures are implemented

6. Reporting

  • Ensure weekly/monthly security reports are completed and sent to HQ, providing timely updates of all situational and security developments including investigation of security incidents
  • Produce real-time incidents report (using Form SEC-03)
  • Send updated TITANIC on a monthly basis to the Country Director and HQ Security Department.

7. Training and briefing

  • Conduct security briefing for each new international staff arriving in country.
  • Design security training modules for Country Director’s approval and HQ endorsement.
  • Determine training needs for the security staff
  • Train national staff to increase their awareness and sense of responsibilities
  • Conduct any staff security training that is warranted (HEAT, training to drivers and guards, evacuation drills, fire safety etc.).
  • Carry out investigations and capture lessons learned to be incorporated into future staff trainings

8. Develop and maintain a security network

  • Actively participate in Weekly and Monthly Coordination Meetings
  • Create an information network in the country, identifying key informants
  • Build strong professional relationships with UN agencies, local authorities, other NGO’s (local and international), and all relevant stakeholders

9. Ensure external representation

  • Attend security coordination meetings and update Country Director and HQ on current security issues
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the ACTED Code of Conduct, values and policies with regard to internal and external stakeholders

Expected skills and qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

How to apply

Send your application (resume and cover letter) to jobs@acted.org Ref: CSM/SSUD
Please note that ACTED does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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SOUTH SUDAN – FIELD COORDINATOR (M/F) – UPPER NILE

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Solidarités International
Closing date: 20 Jul 2022

Desired start date: June 2022
Duration of the mission: 6 months
Location: Malakal, South Sudan

Role

The Field Coordinator has the role of delegated Country Director for a region of a country in which SI intervenes. As such:

  • He/she proposes a regional strategy according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once validated.
  • He/she checks and ensures that projects are carried out in accordance with SI charter, respecting all internal and contractual procedures
  • He/she mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for programs to run smoothly, and supervises resource management.
  • He/she coordinates the teams in place and is responsible for their security and safety in his/her assigned zone.
  • He/she is the Country Director’s direct contact and representative
  • The Field Co will be responsible for multiple programs – WASH and FSL, both as part of emergency response and longer term programming.
  • The Field Co Upper Nile will supervise project managers, log / fin / HR responsible.
  • The current donors are CDCS and EU, and the budget is estimated at approx.. EUR 1-2 million.

Main responsibilities

  • Coordination and strategic orientation
  • Relevance and operational quality / operation monitoring
  • Resource management
  • Team and people management
  • Security management
  • Financial backer relations / search for funding
  • Internal and external communication
  • External representation

Main objectives

  • Contributing and implementation of SI’s overall strategy at the area level
  • Ensure quality implementation of programs (projects to be on time, on scope, on budget and meeting SI’s and international quality standards)
  • Representation and coordination with other stakeholders, strong engagement with regional donors and partners and representation of SI in all relevant coordination meetings and other meetings as assigned by CD.
  • Management of both support (log, admin) and program team, ensuring performance management and capacity development support to direct and in-direct staff under the field coordinator’s portfolio.
  • Contribute to new innovative project ideas and support in proposal conceptualization and development.
  • Responsible for ensuring sound financial management and financial and compliance control at Area level.
  • Overall responsibility for managing security as main security focal point for the region under his/her coverage
  • Works closely with program coordinator, logistics coordinator, grant manager and security officer/manager.

Specific stakes and challenges

  • High level of security / challenging living conditions – within humanitarian hub with modest access to services
  • The work requires adaptability, ability to work and perform under pressure and in stressful environment.

Priorities for the 2/3 first months

  • Project set-up for newly starting project(s)
  • Security management/ ensure familiarity with context/security regulations. Review, develop and adapt security SoPs and protocols.
  • Monitor and analyse financial donor strategies in Upper Nile

YOUR PROFILE

EDUCATION

University degree in development / humanitarian studies.

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience as an international staff mandatory

  • Experience in and excellent understanding of the humanitarian sector

  • Experience in both programs and support management

  • Experience in proposal development

  • Experience in emergency and / or protracted crisis context

  • Experience in insecure and complex access environment

  • Knowledge of FSL and/or WASH programs

  • Proven experience as an organized team and people manager

  • Experience with SI is an asset.

  • Experience in remote management is an asset.

  • Previous experience in South Sudan is an asset.TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

  • Capacity to provide clear and well documented strategies

  • Excellent networking capacities, including with key national and international stakeholders

  • Very good analytical, critical, and synthesis skills

  • Great communication and diplomatic skills

  • Management of a multi-technical and multi-ethnic team.

  • Capacity-building and training, coaching abilities and experience

  • Collect, manage and filter extensive amounts of information in real time

  • Organization, focus on objectives and ability to meet deadlines

  • Proactive, solution oriented approach to work

  • Capacity and willingness to provide hands-on support to the team

  • Excellent team player

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Pack MS Office – excellent mastery of Excel included
  • Bilingual in English.
    • Arabic is an asset.

PERSONAL ABILITIES

  • Independent worker
  • Willingness to evolve in very fast paced environments and insecure environments
  • Excellent stress management, and important flexibility; capacity to adapt to quick context/strategy changes

To apply, you need to be OK to work in a volatile, complex political and security environment

SI WILL OFFER YOUA salaried position

According to experience, starting from EUR 2 860 gross per month (base salary EUR 2600 + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) + a monthly Per Diem of USD 700.

SI covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

The Field Coordinator will live in a shared guesthouse (private bedroom).

Breaks

During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every 3 months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3, 6 and 9 months (with USD 850 allocated by SI). In addition to these, SI adds 1 additional rest day per month of work, i.e. 12 additional days off for a one-year contract.

Insurance package
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package, which covers all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system, including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

Living conditions

Malakal, though far from Juba, is the capital of Upper Nile state, and concentrates many activities.

There is a curfew at base and at field location, living within a secure compound with limited movement outside aside from projects sites/field visits.

Overall, current situation in Malakal and upper Nile is stable, situation however remains tense and requires agility at all times.

COVID19

Safety and security rules are regularly reviewed and adapted to the situation, to minimize the exposure to the COVID 19, in constant monitoring and adaptation to the context evolution.

Please note that SI strongly recommends its staff to get the vaccination against COVID 19, using WHO-approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure, in order to reduce the future logistical constraints once on the field.

How to apply

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English through this link : https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?id=PULFK026203F3VBQB6G8N8NX4&nPostingTargetID=71749

If you have already been technically validated by SI on the position, please mention it.

NB: the vacancy may close before the deadline.

To learn more about SI, please visit our website.

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Operations Manager, DCA South Sudan, Juba

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: DanChurchAid
Closing date: 31 May 2022

DanChurchAid (DCA) is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to manage the operations of the Humanitarian Response and Mine Action (HRMA) Programme in South Sudan.

DCA South Sudan seeks to support community based and integrated deliverables through HMA activities such as EOD, Survey and Clearance, risk education, livelihood, and conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities.

The Operations Manager oversees operations of an innovative and diverse programme that works closely with national mine action authorities, local authorities, and communities as well as with UNMAS and other mine action actors. The HMA programme is supported by international donors with three international staff and more than 45 national staff.

As Operations Manager you will be overall in-charge of planning, management, quality assurance and reporting on clearance operations as well as maintaining, building, and strengthening close coordination with other program activities and colleagues. Ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in operations as well as maintaining good communication with national authorities and UNMAS are key elements for the position. You are good at problem-solving and finding joint solutions within the MA and country programme in a challenging work environment. You are interested in collaborating with relevant staff on ensuring that DCA’s MA programme is integrated into a humanitarian, peacebuilding, and development nexus agenda. The Operations Manager refers daily to the DCA South Sudan Country Director, who has overall oversight of the programme in South Sudan and to the Mine Action Program Advisor (MAPA) who is based in HQ for support on Operation, fundraising and project cycle management.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that all mine action operations are implemented in accordance with the National Mine Action Strategy and national SOPs.
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance of field operations, including training, internal quality assurance, safety and security as well as daily operational planning and implementation.
  • Ensure overall quality assurance and compliance of all operations and reporting to national authorities and UNMAS.
  • Supervision and guidance of technical advisers and operations staff.
  • Ensure timely, efficient and effective planning, management and implementation of high-quality operations.
  • Develop operations plans for on-going activities and new project proposals.
  • Ensure that the clearance operations are well coordinated and executed in collaboration with other components of the HRMA programme along with procurement, finance, HR and Admin units as part of the country office.
  • Ensure clear direction and good discipline of all operational staff, including international and national operational and administrative staff under his/her responsibility.
  • Stay informed and current on new techniques, manuals and devices relating to Humanitarian Mine Action.
  • Prepare well written and quality inputs for progress and annual reports as well as for project proposals.
  • Work closely with the Safety and Access Manager for implementing MA related security plans as required.
  • Represent DCA at relevant mine action sector and donor meetings with the Head of Programme and Country Director.

Your profile

  • EOD LEVEL 3 or 3+ qualification is required (NATO standard or IMAS equivalent) with certificates from reputed organisations that can demonstrate compliance with those standards.
  • Minimum 5 years of senior international experience in mine action.
  • Solid experience of EOD/ERW clearance methodologies, implementation and reporting is essential.
  • Extensive experience of collaboration with national mine action authorities and UNMAS.
  • You are confident in the role as manager, innovative and a good motivator, and you work with a hands-on approach.
  • You work closely with your team and build their capacities by creating an enabling work environment.
  • You are good at coordinating, planning and managing complex operations in a challenging environment working with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are good at sharing information, networking and finding joint solutions with partners and colleagues.
  • Experience in project cycle management and fundraising
  • You are flexible and able to adapt to a multi-cultural environment and respect diversity.
  • You have good computer and report writing skills, and fluency in English is a must.
  • Knowledge of South Sudan is an added advantage.

DCA offers a one-year contract with the possibility of extension pending funding availability. Competitive salary and benefits. Comprehensive insurance, 6 weeks annual leave, regular R&R and paid roundtrips. Accommodation will be provided. This is a non-family position based in Juba with frequent travels to the field.

Closing date of application is 31st May 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The interviews with the shortlisted candidates are scheduled to take place the week following the closing date. Shortlisted candidates may be required to complete a written test prior to the interview. Initial interviews will take place by Teams.

For further information please contact Janardhan Rao, Country Director, email jara@dca.dk

About Us
DCA South Sudan has an annual turnover of app. 15 Mill USD, incl. the MA Programme, with a large and multi-disciplinary team based in South Sudan implementing through a NEXUS approach of Humanitarian, Development and Peace programming. DCA was established in 1922 and is today one of the larger Danish humanitarian nongovernmental organizations working to assist the poorest of the poor. DCA has been operational in South Sudan for 10 years. DCA is member of the ACT Alliance. For more on DCA, please be referred to www.danchurchaid.org

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy. DCA conducts an anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment with us. Everyone applying for a job with DCA must be ready to comply with our Staff Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment and our Child Safeguarding Policy.

How to apply

Please apply via our online recruitment portal: Operations Manager, DCA South Sudan, Juba I DanchurchAid (emply.com)

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Country Coordinator. South Sudan

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Médicos del Mundo
Closing date: 21 May 2022

MISSION

Within the framework of the action of Médicos del Mundo in South Sudan, the General Coordinator is responsible for all programs and operations in the country, including overseeing program management and the Admin and Logs departments. He/she will ensure policy compliance, identify new funding opportunities, represent MdM externally at national level, and lead the Senior Management Team.

GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE OF INTERVENTION

The person will be based in Juba with frequent trips to field locations throughout the country.

ORGANIZATION CHART

Hierarchical supervisor is the Coordinator of the Emergency Unit at Headquarters.

FUNCTIONS

Representation, communication and positioning:

· Represent and maintain contact with the national and local authorities, other NGOs, agencies and international and national organizations, and donors in country.

· Represent Médicos del Mundo before organizations and international financing entities (WHO, UNICEF, ECHO, OCHA), public institutions (Ministry of Health), NGOs, and other agencies, ensuring that our actions are consistent with the policies, mission, principles and ethical values of the Médicos del Mundo.

· Negotiate collaboration agreements and agreements between local authorities and Médicos del Mundo and with other agency and /or associated actors.

· Participate in national coordination platforms with other humanitarian actors in the country.

· Assume the position of spokesperson for MdM in the country, for external communication, agreeing contents and positioning with the central headquarters.

· Analyze, identify, and mitigate the possible financial and programmatic risks related to the country mission.

· Channel all relevant field communication to HQ and vice versa.

· Participate and be part of the International Network.

· Participate in the Steering Group of the International Network when required.

Defining and planning of the action of Médicos del Mundo in South Sudan

Define the country strategy of MdM in South Sudan through and lead its implementation

• Identify operational problems and risks adapting the structure and making it flexible according to specific needs.

• Guarantee the adequacy, implementation and management (planning, evaluation of the action) of the projects of Médicos del Mundo in the activity areas.

• Coordinate the preparation and delivery of the monitoring and final reports required by financial entities, as well as the internal reports of Médicos del Mundo.

Project Management:

• Supervise the good execution of current projects by coordinating with assigned project coordinators, ensuring compliance and achievement of the objectives and results of all the projects and consortia of Médicos del Mundo in South Sudan.

• Support and supervise the program implementation and its teams to ensure the correct planning, developing monitoring and evaluation of the activities of all projects developed by MdM Spain in South Sudan, as well as the monitoring of the indicators according to the planning through monthly project review meetings.

• Submit monthly SitRep to HQ.

Program management support:

• Oversee the functionality of the Admin and Log departments.

• Validate procurement dossiers according to validation table and thresholds.

• Hold signatory power on all bank accounts and sign off on bank transfers.

• Participate in HR processes for senior management level positions.

• Review and approve monthly payroll.

• Review monthly accountancy before submission to HQ, including bank and cash reconciliations.

Team Management:

• Oversee the coordination level staff (5) and provide support as needed.

• Ensure regular coordination team meetings.

• Help guide the coordination level staff through objective setting and regular check-ins to meet program goals.

Security:

• Ensure compliance with the internal rules of the organization in terms of security measures with special emphasis on extraordinary measures implemented in a complex crisis.

• Contribute to the updating and revision of security rules at regular intervals.

• Liase with security forums in country to ensure an up-to-date understanding of the political climate and security risks.

• Update HQ security team on all relevant security information and activate HQ security management team in case of emergencies.

• Make executive decisions about security protocols to follow and lead the incident management team.

Emergency management:

• Perform active and permanent monitoring of possible emergencies in the country by participating in the national monitoring groups.

• Support and coordinate with the Humanitarian Action Unit in the coordination of the strategic response to emergencies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Academic: Master’s Degree in relevant field (e.g. Medicine, Public Health, Social Sciences, International Relations, Economics).

Complementary: Complementary training (accredited courses, master’s degree) of Humanitarian Action, Finance and/or Public Health will be evaluated. Knowledge of the humanitarian environment and quality standards (essential humanitarian standards in terms of quality and accountability).

REQUIREMENTS

Language requirements: English, C1 level. The knowledge of Spanish will be valued (B2).

Computer requirements: Office Package and internet.

EXPERIENCE

At least 5 years of professional experience in the sector, having previously held similar positions preferably in the field of humanitarian action in complex crisis environments.

Previous experience in public health projects will be valued, as well as experience in conservation of multi-stakeholder alliances and institutional dialogue.

COMPETENCE PROFILE

  • Empathetic and assertive communication

  • Diplomacy skills

  • Teamwork & Leadership capacity

  • Strategic Vision

  • Orientation to results

  • Flexibility and adaptation to change

  • Relational capacity

  • Problem resolution

SALARY

Medicos del Mundo’s Salary charts.

AVAILABILITY

Contract length: 12 months (with the possibility of extension).

Starting date: Immediate availability.

How to apply

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Operations Director

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May 192022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 20 May 2022

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia and Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $110 million in programs, and approximately 1,700 staff based in the various country offices and New York City, Washington D.C and Horn and East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated.

Summary of Position

As member of the Senior Management Team, the Operations Director will be based in Juba with frequent travels to the field. The Operations Director shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Program. The Operations Director oversees safety & security supply chain and logistical support to program activities and adherence to logistics, and security policies and procedures. S/he will provide direct operational support in program implementation and delivery. Deputize for the Country Director at external meetings with Government, donors and other stakeholders on operational issues at all levels in South Sudan, at regional level and when required. The Director of Operations reports to the Country Director.

Purpose

The Operations Director provides leadership and management of all the operations and systems within the Country Program, including logistics, procurement, safety & security management to ensure quality support to program delivery in line with Action Against Hunger South Sudan Country Strategy, internal policies, good practice and donor guidelines. She/he will manage compliance in Operations department and follow up on implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.

The Operations Director will support the Country Director to ensure all program interventions are implemented and delivered timely and of quality at field level.

Key activities in your role will include:

  • Responsible for overall operational support (safety & security, supply chain and logistics) for timely and quality programme delivery in line with the objectives of the country strategy.
  • In close coordination with the Program Director & Technical Leads and Heads of Finance and HR, participate in program proposal process and ensure that all programs progress in accordance with grant agreements.
  • Working with Program Director, participate in conceptualizing and designing cost effective, innovative and high quality programs to serve hard to reach children and vulnerable people.
  • Manage the Country Office Logistics department ensuring that all logistics activities (fleet, equipment, supply chain, ICT/IS, base setup etc) are coordinated.
  • Build a high performing Supply Chain & logistics team, capable of gearing up to provide a humanitarian response when necessary ensuring that the Program secures value for money at all times and that Action Against Hunger procedures and processes are followed to the letter with zero audit findings.
  • Support the day to day management of the ICT department ensuring ICT is adequately resourced and contributes to Program planning and implementation using technology where feasible encouraging innovation.
  • Responsible for providing leadership on safety and security policy implementation and operational support to enable safest and most effective implementation of programs and activities.
  • Under the supervision of the Country Director, analyze security trends, advise, update, and implement Action Against Hunger Security Management Plan, SOPs, contingency plans, etc. Streamline humanitarian access approaches in line with humanitarian principles, humanitarian needs and South Sudan country strategy as well as manage security incidents.
  • Develop and implement an Internal Control/Audit Framework and produce reports with recommendations on areas that need improvement on logistics and security procedures and policies to ensure compliance and reduce the risk of fraud, abuse, and waste.
  • Coordinate and conduct periodic compliance reviews for ensuring work is carried out ethically and in compliance with national and international laws and regulations, professional standards, accepted business practices, and internal policies and procedures.
  • Support in preparation of timely and high quality progress reports, program reports, and donor reports

Requirements

Do you meet the required criteria?

  • Master’s degree in Social /Development/Humanitarian studies or any other related field
  • 5 years INGO experience preferably, with previous experience as Operations Director
  • Previous experience in security, logistics management & program cycle management.
  • Robust experience of NGO program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure.
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory, ICT and IS
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks.
  • Good experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors.
  • Solid safety and security management experience in complex and conflict location.
  • Good anticipation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.
  • Experience communicating in different cultural work environments
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and able to work under pressure.

Our Core values.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger’s five core values

Respect– we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.

Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.

Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.

Excellence– we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).

Empowerment– we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Gender Equality Commitments

  • Ability to foster an environment that reinforces values of women and men, and equal access to information.
  • Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.
  • Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, boys and girls regardless of gender, sex orientation, disability, religion. race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.
  • Value and respect for all cultures.
  • Promote and uphold the PSEA policy and procedure.

Benefits

What we offer.

Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

How to apply

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Operations Director – Action Against Hunger (workable.com)

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Workforce Education Specialist

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May 182022
 

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Country: United States of America
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 17 Jul 2022

**Job Overview:**Under the supervision of the Career Development Coordinator, the Education Specialist will work with the Workforce Development team through an integrated approach to help refugees learn new concepts, adapt to US workforce norms and expectations, and thrive financially in the U.S. This role will be responsible for coordinating, tracking, and teaching or overseeing instruction of classes such as Advanced Work Readiness, Financial Literacy Computer Literacy, and Supplementary workshops. The Specialist will oversee a team of volunteers and interns to support implementing specific programs and working with clients to build essential skills and increase financial capabilities, while tracking progress towards outcomes and working collaboratively with other staff.

Major Responsibilities:

Advanced Work Readiness Training

· Implement and conduct training courses that include resume development, interviewing skills, cultural and workplace orientation, and career-specific job skills development sessions

· Design, coordinate, and implement supplemental workshops on subjects relevant to workforce development for refugee clients

· Assist in the development and implementation of monthly trainings for all employment clients. Examples include employer led trainings, lessons on applying for specific opportunities, attaining driver’s licenses, accessing childcare, and tours of local colleges and universities

· Manage Zoom accounts and schedules to ensure students can engage in program offerings virtually

· Keep accurate attendance records and client pre- and post-assessments, including data entry

Adult Education

· Onboard and train volunteers and interns to teach Advanced Work Readiness Training successfully both virtually and in-person

· Coordinate with community partners and employers to consistently update Advanced Work Readiness Training in each sector offered including IT, Healthcare, Building Trades, Early Childhood Education, and Finance

· Provide regular client updates to staff members including each client’s career development specialist

Other tasks

· Coordinate with the career development team to provide training updates during weekly meetings

· Use ETO and any other funder required databases to track client services, outcomes, and metrics

· Monitor and adhere to the program budget throughout the project duration

· Participate in all-staff/ program meetings

· Other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

· Undergraduate degree (or 2+ years of relevant work experience) in Teaching, Business, or Social Work

· Demonstrated relevant work experience in teaching multi-cultural populations on relevant topics

· Prior knowledge or work experience in finance, building trades, healthcare, IT, and early childhood education a plus

· Knowledge and experience with an array of workforce and financial topics, including job readiness training and financial capabilities curriculums

· Previous multi-cultural experience and demonstrated ability to communicate well with people of varied backgrounds strongly preferred

· Dari/Farsi language skills a plus

· Extensive experience in presenting, teaching, and leading training workshops

· Attention to detail and ability to efficiently and accurately organize, track, and communicate information.

· Commitment to teamwork and collaboration across all IRC programs

· Highly motivated with an ability to work independently, develop new classes and programming, and be a self-starter, maintaining responsibility for multiple tasks

Working Environment:

· Hybrid remote and in-person work environment

· Reoccurring need to provide services outside of traditional work hours (evenings and weekends).

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

How to apply

Please apply on our website;

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/27723?c=rescue

click here for more details and apply