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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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Director of Programme Operations

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Director of Programme Operations
Jul 292021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 10 Aug 2021

Director of Programme Operations

As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Program Operations shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office. The Director of Program Operations in his/her capacity is responsible for implementation of all programming in country, including the management of all sub offices, emergency preparedness and response (including DRR), and logistics and supply chain for the Country Office in South Sudan.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Essential

  • Substantial management experience in an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs

  • Robust experience of NGO emergency program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure

  • A very good understanding and working knowledge of at least 3 of the sectoral programs priorities of the Country Office

  • Substantial experience in logistics/supply chain including procurement

  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors (including OFDA, DFID, UNICEF, WFP, WHO, UNHCR, OCHA, ECHO) and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management

  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors

  • Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results

  • Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically

  • An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children

  • Previous experience of managing and developing a diverse team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others

  • Demonstrated credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Experience working in South Sudan/Arab countries

Desired

  • Juba Arabic (minimum conversational)
  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Previous working experience in South Sudan

Contract Duration: Two years

Location: South Sudan, Juba Office.

The Organisation

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

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

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

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

Application Information:

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

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

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

How to apply:

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Business Development Manager – National Office, WV South Sudan

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Recursos Humanos, Varios  Comments Off on Business Development Manager – National Office, WV South Sudan
Jul 212021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 9 Aug 2021

World Vision International

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As Business Development Manager – National Office, WV South Sudan, you will be responsible for providing management support and facilitation to programme design and resource acquisition for World Vision’s humanitarian response, resilience, and development programming. Leading a team of Programme Officers, you will be responsible for ensuring designs of proposals and concept papers are needs-based, contextually-appropriate, compliant with donor and partner guidelines, and of high quality. You will support the Program Development Director in building the program development team strategy and cultivating new and existing relationships with various stakeholders (donor governments, partners, multilaterals, UN, WV partnership offices, etc.) to grow and diversify funding.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a development field.
  • Leadership experience in program design and development, funding acquisition, program monitoring and evaluation, information management, capacity building, and compliance.
  • At least 3 years field experience in a relief, humanitarian, or development environment.
  • At least 1 year experience managing staff and teams.
  • Previous experience with successful multi-million dollar donor proposal writing and budget preparation with a variety of bilateral and multilateral donors.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of major bilateral and multilateral donors and partners, including their requirements and standards and ability to represent WVSS in a highly professional manner.
  • Evidence of high level written and spoken English language abilities.
  • Juba-based with up to 30% field travel (domestic and international).

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 09 AUG 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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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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Project Coordinator

 Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Project Coordinator
Jul 172021
 

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

Role & Responsibilities

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the Project Coordinator also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership and security.

Project Overview

Medair’s project in Renk provides Primary Health Care, Emergency Nutrition services, access to safe water and sanitation and Behaviour Change services to returnees, IDPs and host communities, targeting over 100,000 people.

Workplace & Conditions

Field based position in Renk, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

September 2021. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Project Management

  • Oversee the overall implementation of the designated project(s) in consultation with the relevant Project Manager(s) and in accordance with the project proposals ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. Where necessary ensure preventative and corrective action is taken
  • Manage a comprehensive activity plan for the designated project(s), including resource needs analysis, covering the time frame of the project proposal.
  • Support relevant Project Manager(s) in day-to-day decision making as requested.
  • Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives are conducted and reports made to the relevant in-country or GSO managers or to donors.
  • Maintain an overview of the regional context with a view to the strategic development of new projects both in current sites and in surrounding regions. This may include baseline needs assessments.

Representation

  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) and represent Medair at relevant meetings in order to facilitate and ensure cooperation and partnerships.

Financial Management

  • Plan and construct the budgets for the designated projects, in collaboration with the relevant Project Manager(s) and Sector Advisers in accordance with donor guidelines.
  • Working with the relevant Project Manager(s), ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Deputy Country Director, Programmes.

Staff Management

  • Ensure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, development and training, disciplinary action, etc. If applicable, work with the relevant Project Manager(s) and the Project Support Manager.
  • Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching and through the promotion of capacity building of local staff.
  • Promote the health and security of the staff of the designated project(s) by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.

Security Management

  • Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports.
  • Ensure security plans and protocols for the area(s) of operation are updated and implemented in response to changes in the security situation.

Quality Management

  • Ensure designated project(s) are implemented 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.

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

  • University degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development Studies / Business Administration.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment.
  • Experience and willingness in training/mentoring staff.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards.
  • Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good negotiation, report and proposal writing skills. Excellent communication skills. Problem solving ability.
  • Committed to team-building and able to develop and support other team members.
  • Advanced leadership and project management skills. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner.

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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Area Manager*

 Almacen, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Area Manager*
Jul 142021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Welthungerhilfe
Closing date: 28 Jul 2021

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Nyamlel, South Sudan.

As Area Manager you will provide leadership to the different project managers in the field offices in Nyamlel and in Aweil. You will ensure quality of project implementations and compliance with standards and regulations and ensure that the necessary resources, including the various projects’ funds, are used efficiently and effectively by the respective project managers. Furthermore, you will be representing Welthungerhilfe and the programme with State level donors, authorities, humanitarian agencies, coordination fora, the local communities and other stakeholders in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State.

Your responsibilities

  • Contributing to Welthungerhilfe’s strategic orientation of the programme for the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region
  • Representing Welthungerhilfe in interagency meetings and stakeholder coordination fora at field level and country level
  • Proposing potential new areas/interventions opportunities, as well as initiating and contributing to the development of new concepts and proposals for the target area
  • Line managing Heads of Project in the operational area of Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, in close cooperation with the Country Director
  • Ensuring consistent and efficient mobilisation of shared resources in the field offices, in coordination with project managers
  • Fostering digitalisation processes in the field offices in line with Welthungerhilfe’s policies
  • Acting as Security Focal point for Welthungerhilfe in the programme area
  • Ensuring that all relevant operational support structures (MEAL, Logistics, Finance administration, etc.) are in place and implemented up to Welthungerhilfe’s standards across all projects in the area
  • Rolling out the Code of Conduct in coordination with the Human Resources department

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness or Economic Development, Rural Development or equivalent qualifications that are commensurate with this position
  • A minimum of 5 years of project and management experience in carrying out transitional programmes with international aid agencies
  • Regional working experience in South Sudan would be an asset
  • Working experience with digital solutions for operational efficiency and database systems would be an advantage
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Coordination, organisational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision – even under a high workload
  • Excellent spoken and written English, German language skills would be an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under “Our benefits”.

***Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

How to apply:

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by July 28, 2021 by following this link. Your contact person is Carolin Moellenbeck. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

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Food Security & Livelihoods Technical Lead

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Jul 142021
 

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

Get Involved!

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

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

Job Duties

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

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Qualifications & Experience

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

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

Job Location: Juba, South Sudan

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

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

Language Requirement: English Fluency Required

Travel Expectations: 30% of time spent in the Field

Benefits

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

Samaritan’s Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Food Security and Livelihood Manager – Tonj, South Sudan

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Jul 122021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.

Program / Department Summary

Mercy Corps began programming in Sudan in 1985, and has been operating in states of what is now South Sudan since 2005; operations have continued since the independence of South Sudan in 2011. We have been working to meet people’s immediate needs, and with communities, to build local capacity and promote economic development, especially with the eruption of violence in December 2013. Mercy Corps South Sudan’s priority areas are food security and livelihoods (focusing on cash assistance, market-based solutions in agriculture and economic development), WASH and Education. Mercy Corps has been implementing project which combine agricultural, economic development, WASH, Education and other humanitarian interventions to tackle the convulsive crises affecting vulnerable communities. Mercy Corps has worked to build relationships with local government and other actors, which has enhanced our understanding of local contexts and the multiple stakeholders involved.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

Mercy Corps is seeking a dynamic and passionate Food Security and livelihood (FLS) Manager to lead the implementation of anticipated USAID-funded – Food Security and Resilience for a Stable South Sudan (SECURE) project in Warrap, Western Bahr el Ghazel and Unity State. SECURE project is aim at combating secondary impact of Covid-19 especially on food security and livelihoods of targeted households in Wau, Tonj South and Rubkona Counties in South Sudan. SECURE will enable IDPs and vulnerable host community households have access to life-saving cash, WASH and livelihood opportunities, addressing immediate food security needs and preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus within the states of Warrap, Western Bahr el Ghazel and Unity state.

The food Security and Livelihoods Manager is responsible for leading the overall implementation of the SECURE Project, including ensuring that project activities result in positive outcomes for male and female participants of different age groups. S/he will have overall responsibility for program start-up and implementing, while building team members’ and partners’ capacity to integrate a gender and youth perspective into project activities. The Food Security & Livelihoods Manager is a member for the technical oversight and planning unit that works under the supervision of Director of Programs for South Sudan related to this program. This position includes, developing tools for assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and oversee activities of consortium partners, capacity building of Mercy Corps staff and partners, reporting, and evaluation of the program and preparing periodic reports back to donors, as well as close coordination with other Mercy Corps programs.

The FLS Manager will supervise program staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps’ policies and donor rules and regulations. S/he will be the primary representative to donors, relevant government entities, partners, other implementers and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Strategy and Vision.

  • Develop a clear vision for the program, as well as a clear and effective strategy for program implementation and evaluation and ensure that the vision and mission are aligned with contextual realities;
  • Leading the day-to-day activities of the program, including liaising with key program and consortium partners as well as local authorities to support its successful implementation
  • Value the role of youth and women in development by maximizing their participation and contribution in the Program’s activities.
  • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcome among program team members and other stakeholders
  • Maintain strong and transparent communication with consortium partners and across technical Teams

Program and Technical Oversight

  • Provide management oversight over the team and implementation partners including development of work plans, sector result chains, intervention designs, sustainability, monitoring implementation and impact, ensuring that program deliverables are implemented on budget and on time.
  • Ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and partners and consistent with Mercy Corps’ relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan
  • Manage and coordinate with the team, all program activities design and implementation immediate and resilience food security and livelihood interventions including cash transfers, income generating activities, economic activities, Cash for work and WASH intervention.
  • Integrate community approaches, Gender and Youth sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate
  • Ensure all interventions adhere to Mercy Corps’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards

Program Quality and Accountability

  • Ensure the program is sensitive and adaptive to the changing context while in line with best practice.
  • Coordinate with the Country Office and HQ to build systems that promote beneficiary accountability by ensuring that communities participate in assessments and program design;
  • Support staff and partners to ensure that communities are informed about our programs and what we do, are aware of their entitlements, are comfortable to give feedback and that feedback is used to improve the quality of our programs;
  • Ensure integration of M&E and accountability systems that are compliant with relevant standards;
  • Support and inculcate a culture of learning between programs through consistent sharing of M&E processes and systems;
  • Conduct monthly program review meetings and quarterly project level review meeting to review and appraise project implementation progress.

Influence and Representation.

  • Develop and nurture culturally sensitive internal and external relationships and networks to ensure optimum communication and program success
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with donors, government partners, consortium partners and other stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Participate in relevant strategic fora to share Mercy Corps’ experience and promote thought-leadership

Team Management

  • Develop the capacity of the team, deepen understanding of their roles and assist with career development
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on ones and performance reviews.
  • Lead capacity development initiatives for project team members, implementing partners through trainings, mentoring and coaching to ensure there is a cohesive understanding of market systems and project implementation approaches
  • Maintain a focus on achieving results and meeting the agreed objectives, and proactively solve problems

Finance and Compliance Management

  • Maintain/upgrade systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and Mercy Corps policies and procedures
  • Prepare procurement plan based on project cycle and ensure all necessary requests (procurement requests, purchase orders, etc.) are accurately prepared and submitted on time.
  • Enhance internal and external compliance through a strong knowledge of donor rules and regulations and supporting incident-reporting mechanisms when needed.
  • Work closely with support functions in Mercy Corps South Sudan to ensure highest compliance and adherence to Mercy Corps policies and procedures
  • Manage grant budgets and work with Finance Team on proper budget management, including, budget development, forecasting and procurement planning, as well as monthly financial reports and BVA reviews.

Security

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure the well-being of team members and ensure they are aware of policies to help manage insecure environments.

Partnership (sub-recipient) management and oversight

  • Consistently engage and communicate with consortium partners to ensure smooth program implementation.
  • Conduct monthly monitoring visit to project locations and provide technical guidance and support
  • Conduct capacity assessment for national NGO and develop capacity building plan
  • Review program narrative and financial reports in accordance with the purpose, terms and conditions of this Subaward.

Organizational Learning

As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility

Senior FSL Project Officer

Senior ERMS Officer

M&E Officer – CARM/ Safeguarding

Accountability

Reports Directly To: Director of Programs

Works Directly With: SMT, all program staff, both national and expatriate in South Sudan; HQ-based program, operations, recruiting, human resources, finance, and technical support teams

Knowledge and Experience

  • MA/S or equivalent experience in international development, political science, women’s studies, economics, sociology or other relevant field.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in FSL development work including experience in developing and implementing cash transfer standard operating procedures, resilience agriculture training, VSLA/SHG training, gender/youth mainstreaming and engaging in gender advocacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement a program, manage a team and develop their capacities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis and utilization of information from a broad range of sources to ensure effective integration of gender and youth concerns throughout the project’s duration. In-depth understanding of gender, age and other socio-cultural factors in the context of food security programming.
  • Experience in South Sudan or other emergency programs in insecure and conflict context states is preferred
  • Strong public speaking and facilitation skills required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Success Factors

A successful candidate will have a strong technical background and will have demonstrated management of similar projects in the past. S/he will have the capacity to deliver and meet deadlines, be conscientious, with an excellent sense of judgment and have an ability to foster solid working relationships with communities, GOs, INGOs, and NGOs and other stakeholders. S/he will have an ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks with strong computer literacy and exceptional organizational skills.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

This position is based in Tonj South town, Warrap State of South Sudan with frequent travel to deep-field locations in Tonj South, Wau town and Rubkona Counties. Accommodation in Tonj Soth is could be in common housing facilities. Laundry, filtered water and cooking facilities are provided by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Ongoing Learning

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

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Food Security and Livelihood Manager – Tonj, South Sudan

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Jul 092021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 30 Jul 2021

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.

Program / Department Summary

Mercy Corps began programming in Sudan in 1985, and has been operating in states of what is now South Sudan since 2005; operations have continued since the independence of South Sudan in 2011. We have been working to meet people’s immediate needs, and with communities, to build local capacity and promote economic development, especially with the eruption of violence in December 2013. Mercy Corps South Sudan’s priority areas are food security and livelihoods (focusing on cash assistance, market-based solutions in agriculture and economic development), WASH and Education. Mercy Corps has been implementing project which combine agricultural, economic development, WASH, Education and other humanitarian interventions to tackle the convulsive crises affecting vulnerable communities. Mercy Corps has worked to build relationships with local government and other actors, which has enhanced our understanding of local contexts and the multiple stakeholders involved.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

Mercy Corps is seeking a dynamic and passionate Food Security and livelihood (FLS) Manager to lead the implementation of anticipated USAID-funded – Food Security and Resilience for a Stable South Sudan (SECURE) project in Warrap, Western Bahr el Ghazel and Unity State. SECURE project is aim at combating secondary impact of Covid-19 especially on food security and livelihoods of targeted households in Wau, Tonj South and Rubkona Counties in South Sudan. SECURE will enable IDPs and vulnerable host community households have access to life-saving cash, WASH and livelihood opportunities, addressing immediate food security needs and preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus within the states of Warrap, Western Bahr el Ghazel and Unity state.

The food Security and Livelihoods Manager is responsible for leading the overall implementation of the SECURE Project, including ensuring that project activities result in positive outcomes for male and female participants of different age groups. S/he will have overall responsibility for program start-up and implementing, while building team members’ and partners’ capacity to integrate a gender and youth perspective into project activities. The Food Security & Livelihoods Manager is a member for the technical oversight and planning unit that works under the supervision of Director of Programs for South Sudan related to this program. This position includes, developing tools for assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and oversee activities of consortium partners, capacity building of Mercy Corps staff and partners, reporting, and evaluation of the program and preparing periodic reports back to donors, as well as close coordination with other Mercy Corps programs.

The FLS Manager will supervise program staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps’ policies and donor rules and regulations. S/he will be the primary representative to donors, relevant government entities, partners, other implementers and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Strategy and Vision.

  • Develop a clear vision for the program, as well as a clear and effective strategy for program implementation and evaluation and ensure that the vision and mission are aligned with contextual realities;
  • Leading the day-to-day activities of the program, including liaising with key program and consortium partners as well as local authorities to support its successful implementation
  • Value the role of youth and women in development by maximizing their participation and contribution in the Program’s activities.
  • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcome among program team members and other stakeholders
  • Maintain strong and transparent communication with consortium partners and across technical Teams

Program and Technical Oversight

  • Provide management oversight over the team and implementation partners including development of work plans, sector result chains, intervention designs, sustainability, monitoring implementation and impact, ensuring that program deliverables are implemented on budget and on time.
  • Ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and partners and consistent with Mercy Corps’ relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan
  • Manage and coordinate with the team, all program activities design and implementation immediate and resilience food security and livelihood interventions including cash transfers, income generating activities, economic activities, Cash for work and WASH intervention.
  • Integrate community approaches, Gender and Youth sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate
  • Ensure all interventions adhere to Mercy Corps’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards

Program Quality and Accountability

  • Ensure the program is sensitive and adaptive to the changing context while in line with best practice.
  • Coordinate with the Country Office and HQ to build systems that promote beneficiary accountability by ensuring that communities participate in assessments and program design;
  • Support staff and partners to ensure that communities are informed about our programs and what we do, are aware of their entitlements, are comfortable to give feedback and that feedback is used to improve the quality of our programs;
  • Ensure integration of M&E and accountability systems that are compliant with relevant standards;
  • Support and inculcate a culture of learning between programs through consistent sharing of M&E processes and systems;
  • Conduct monthly program review meetings and quarterly project level review meeting to review and appraise project implementation progress.

Influence and Representation.

  • Develop and nurture culturally sensitive internal and external relationships and networks to ensure optimum communication and program success
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with donors, government partners, consortium partners and other stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Participate in relevant strategic fora to share Mercy Corps’ experience and promote thought-leadership

Team Management

  • Develop the capacity of the team, deepen understanding of their roles and assist with career development
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on ones and performance reviews.
  • Lead capacity development initiatives for project team members, implementing partners through trainings, mentoring and coaching to ensure there is a cohesive understanding of market systems and project implementation approaches
  • Maintain a focus on achieving results and meeting the agreed objectives, and proactively solve problems

Finance and Compliance Management

  • Maintain/upgrade systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and Mercy Corps policies and procedures
  • Prepare procurement plan based on project cycle and ensure all necessary requests (procurement requests, purchase orders, etc.) are accurately prepared and submitted on time.
  • Enhance internal and external compliance through a strong knowledge of donor rules and regulations and supporting incident-reporting mechanisms when needed.
  • Work closely with support functions in Mercy Corps South Sudan to ensure highest compliance and adherence to Mercy Corps policies and procedures
  • Manage grant budgets and work with Finance Team on proper budget management, including, budget development, forecasting and procurement planning, as well as monthly financial reports and BVA reviews.

Security

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure the well-being of team members and ensure they are aware of policies to help manage insecure environments.

Partnership (sub-recipient) management and oversight

  • Consistently engage and communicate with consortium partners to ensure smooth program implementation.
  • Conduct monthly monitoring visit to project locations and provide technical guidance and support
  • Conduct capacity assessment for national NGO and develop capacity building plan
  • Review program narrative and financial reports in accordance with the purpose, terms and conditions of this Subaward.

Organizational Learning

As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility

Senior FSL Project Officer

Senior ERMS Officer

M&E Officer – CARM/ Safeguarding

Accountability

Reports Directly To: Director of Programs

Works Directly With: SMT, all program staff, both national and expatriate in South Sudan; HQ-based program, operations, recruiting, human resources, finance, and technical support teams

Knowledge and Experience

  • MA/S or equivalent experience in international development, political science, women’s studies, economics, sociology or other relevant field.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in FSL development work including experience in developing and implementing cash transfer standard operating procedures, resilience agriculture training, VSLA/SHG training, gender/youth mainstreaming and engaging in gender advocacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement a program, manage a team and develop their capacities.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis and utilization of information from a broad range of sources to ensure effective integration of gender and youth concerns throughout the project’s duration. In-depth understanding of gender, age and other socio-cultural factors in the context of food security programming.
  • Experience in South Sudan or other emergency programs in insecure and conflict context states is preferred
  • Strong public speaking and facilitation skills required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Success Factors

A successful candidate will have a strong technical background and will have demonstrated management of similar projects in the past. S/he will have the capacity to deliver and meet deadlines, be conscientious, with an excellent sense of judgment and have an ability to foster solid working relationships with communities, GOs, INGOs, and NGOs and other stakeholders. S/he will have an ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks with strong computer literacy and exceptional organizational skills.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

This position is based in Tonj South town, Warrap State of South Sudan with frequent travel to deep-field locations in Tonj South, Wau town and Rubkona Counties. Accommodation in Tonj Soth is could be in common housing facilities. Laundry, filtered water and cooking facilities are provided by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Ongoing Learning

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

How to apply:

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Country Program Coordinator, Juba- South Sudan

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Jul 082021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Africa Help – International
Closing date: 20 Jul 2021

actionafricahelp.org/careers

Action Africa Help International (AAH-I ), is a regional non-governmental organization that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia, AAH-I has over 30 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced persons (ID Ps) and host communities. AAH-I also works with other marginalized communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.

In South Sudan, AAH-1 works in Greater Bahr El Ghazal, Greater Equatoria and Greater Upper Nile regions, with field offices in Juba, Yei, Maridi, Yambio, Mundri, Bor, Wau, Ajong Took, Maban and Malakai.

AAH-1 Sout h Sudan Country Programme is looking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant position of Country Programme Coordinator (CPC) to be based at its Country Office in Juba with regular field travels to the field offices.

Reports to: AAH-1 Regional Director at AAH-I Headquarters, Nairobi;

AAH-I S. Sudan National Advisory Board (NAB) on Strategic and Policy issues

Responsible for: AAH-1 S. Sudan Country Programme, Finance & Admin Manager, Procurement &

Logistics Manager and Human Resource Manager

Liaises with: AAH-I Directorate at Headquarters, AAH-I SS National Advisory Board, Donors in the country, Government Authorities, Humanitarian and Development Agencies’ representatives as well as other stakeholders in South Sudan to ensure appropriate mechanisms for efficient coordination are in place and adequately functional.

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan, with at least 25% travel time to field locations

Job Summary:

To implement AAH South Sudan’s strategic goals and objectives. To provide leadership to the AAH-1 South Sudan Country Programme team for advancement of AAH-I’s mission, philosophy and country programme goals and objectivesin a complex humanitarian and development setting.

Broad Responsibilities:

1) Programme Development and Management:

With overall responsibility for programme development and management, works in consultation with the AAH-I Directorate and the AAH South Sudan Country Board to develop the country strategy in line with the overall AAH-1 strategy. Ensure that the country strategy addresses the priority development areas so that AAHI-SS remains relevant to its stakeholders. Taking lead in identifying new projects and gap in existing projects with a view to solicit new funding.

2) Human Resource Management:

Effectively manages the human resources in the Country programme according to the approved HR policies and procedures, and ensures that AAHI-SS fully conforms to the Country Labour law and regulations.

Continuously monitors the programme team and partners by setting performance targets to ensure the attainment of the programme objectives and country strategy.

3) Financial Management

Has an oversight responsibility to ensure appropriate management of the AAHI South Sudan Country programme budgets in compliance with both AAH-I ‘s and Donor policies and procedures and reporting

deadlines. Works with the team to draw annual work plans and budgets and seeks AAH-I Directorate approvals.

4) Risk Management

Take leadership in developing and executing action plan to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner; undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions to the Board and Directorate;

5) Representation

As the senior staff in South Sudan, advocates on behalf of AAH-SS’s operations in the field and maintains a strong profile of the organization in appropriate coordination and other external fora. Represents AAH- SS with Local Authorities, Donors, and NGOs cluster fora and managing internal and external communications.

Expected Results:

  1. Create a shared vision among all staff on programme/project objectives, and ensure that their role in achieving these is facilitated

  2. AAHI South Sudan Country Strategic Plan in line with the overall AAH-I Strategic Plan is regularly reviewed, implemented and monitored.

  3. Programme and project annual and quarterly operational plans developed and regularly updated. Agreed AAH-I institutional policies, systems and procedures are followed in all country programmes and projects.

  4. Overall coordination and networking with strategic partnerships on programme implementation

  5. Oversight responsibility for finance management and systems compliance to AAH-I guidelines, donor requirements and locally applicable laws and procedures.

  6. Programme and project monitoring and evaluation (based on programme and project indicators) regularly carried out, and timely reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual) to the Directorate, the AAH South Sudan Board, donors, and important stakeholders ensured.

  7. Appropriate programme documentation and reporting systems further developed and implemented.

  8. In-country contacts with existing donors and potential new donors maintained/explored and funding proposals in support of existing and/or new projects developed in consultation with the AAH-I Directorate.

  9. Identify potential partners and assess their capacity to supporting set programme objectives and making recommendations to the Executive Director and the South Sudan National Board.

  10. Representation of AAH-SS interests and activities to the media and official partners carried out in consultation with other key staff.

  11. Acting as the organizations representative in the country, lead in promoting good relations with Government Offices, Donors (existing and potential), Partners, and other stakeholders

  12. Identify funding opportunities, commence negotiations, lead the technical team in preparing the required proposals, and work with the Directorate to close the deal.

  13. Ensure that all relevant permits and operating authorizations are obtained to enable the organization to function efficiently, and all required returns are made in a time ly manner.

  14. In consultation with the National Board and the Directorate, explore plans for programme consolidation/expansion (activities and/or geographci ally) and develop potential for further funding.

  15. Liaise with the AAH South Sudan Board Chairman to ensure that National Board meetings are held on a regular basis (quarterly) and proceedings properly documented.

  16. Any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor from time-to-time.

Professional Qualifications

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Development Studies and projects management;

• Minimum of 10 years of work experience in INGOs, Humanitarian and Project Settings

• Significant Programme Management experience with extensive senior management exposure

• Proven experience in project planning, grant management and supervising complex programs funded by major multilateral or bilateral donor agencies and government entities

• Demonstrated field leadership in strategic programme and project development, implementation, and evaluation;

• Substantial experience and knowledge of effective monitoring and evaluation of projects;

• Proven track record in Project management and resource mobilization;

Additional Skills & Competences

• Strong management and supervisory skills and experience.

• Demonstrated leadership ability in strategizing and coalition building.

• Demonstrated effectiveness and lead experience in Country and fund development.

• Strong analytical (both political and organizational) skills with good attention to detail.

• Ability to develop and manage and motivate a Country Programme team.

• Demonstrated experience in leading multi-cultural and cross-functional teams.

• Strong humanitarian relief experience and ability to work in an active conflict setting.

• Excellent diplomatic skills with ability to create positive relations with staff, senior government officials, international organizations, NGOs and CBOs to enhance AAH-I’s programs;

• Commitment to and understanding of AAHI Values, Vision and Mission.

How to apply:

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Application Instructions

AAH-I is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidate**s should e**mail application letter and CV {with 3 referees) addressed to recruitss@actionafricahelp.org.

The email Subject Line must show the Job Vacancy.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted latest by 20th July, 2021 COB {4.00PM).**

We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.

NB: AAH-I does not charge nor has it contracted any agency to conduct this recruitment on its behalf

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Country Program Coordinator, Juba- South Sudan

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Jul 062021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Africa Help – International
Closing date: 20 Jul 2021

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Action Africa Help International (AAH-I ), is a regional non-governmental organization that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia, AAH-I has over 30 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced persons (ID Ps) and host communities. AAH-I also works with other marginalized communities, including pastoralists and people living in informal urban settlements.

In South Sudan, AAH-1 works in Greater Bahr El Ghazal, Greater Equatoria and Greater Upper Nile regions, with field offices in Juba, Yei, Maridi, Yambio, Mundri, Bor, Wau, Ajong Took, Maban and Malakai.

AAH-1 Sout h Sudan Country Programme is looking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant position of Country Programme Coordinator (CPC) to be based at its Country Office in Juba with regular field travels to the field offices.

Reports to: AAH-1 Regional Director at AAH-I Headquarters, Nairobi;

AAH-I S. Sudan National Advisory Board (NAB) on Strategic and Policy issues

Responsible for: AAH-1 S. Sudan Country Programme, Finance & Admin Manager, Procurement &

Logistics Manager and Human Resource Manager

Liaises with: AAH-I Directorate at Headquarters, AAH-I SS National Advisory Board, Donors in the country, Government Authorities, Humanitarian and Development Agencies’ representatives as well as other stakeholders in South Sudan to ensure appropriate mechanisms for efficient coordination are in place and adequately functional.

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan, with at least 25% travel time to field locations

Job Summary:

To implement AAH South Sudan’s strategic goals and objectives. To provide leadership to the AAH-1 South Sudan Country Programme team for advancement of AAH-I’s mission, philosophy and country programme goals and objectivesin a complex humanitarian and development setting.

Broad Responsibilities:

1) Programme Development and Management:

With overall responsibility for programme development and management, works in consultation with the AAH-I Directorate and the AAH South Sudan Country Board to develop the country strategy in line with the overall AAH-1 strategy. Ensure that the country strategy addresses the priority development areas so that AAHI-SS remains relevant to its stakeholders. Taking lead in identifying new projects and gap in existing projects with a view to solicit new funding.

2) Human Resource Management:

Effectively manages the human resources in the Country programme according to the approved HR policies and procedures, and ensures that AAHI-SS fully conforms to the Country Labour law and regulations.

Continuously monitors the programme team and partners by setting performance targets to ensure the attainment of the programme objectives and country strategy.

3) Financial Management

Has an oversight responsibility to ensure appropriate management of the AAHI South Sudan Country programme budgets in compliance with both AAH-I ‘s and Donor policies and procedures and reporting

deadlines. Works with the team to draw annual work plans and budgets and seeks AAH-I Directorate approvals.

4) Risk Management

Take leadership in developing and executing action plan to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner; undertake appropriate reporting of audit results and actions to the Board and Directorate;

5) Representation

As the senior staff in South Sudan, advocates on behalf of AAH-SS’s operations in the field and maintains a strong profile of the organization in appropriate coordination and other external fora. Represents AAH- SS with Local Authorities, Donors, and NGOs cluster fora and managing internal and external communications.

Expected Results:

  1. Create a shared vision among all staff on programme/project objectives, and ensure that their role in achieving these is facilitated

  2. AAHI South Sudan Country Strategic Plan in line with the overall AAH-I Strategic Plan is regularly reviewed, implemented and monitored.

  3. Programme and project annual and quarterly operational plans developed and regularly updated. Agreed AAH-I institutional policies, systems and procedures are followed in all country programmes and projects.

  4. Overall coordination and networking with strategic partnerships on programme implementation

  5. Oversight responsibility for finance management and systems compliance to AAH-I guidelines, donor requirements and locally applicable laws and procedures.

  6. Programme and project monitoring and evaluation (based on programme and project indicators) regularly carried out, and timely reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual) to the Directorate, the AAH South Sudan Board, donors, and important stakeholders ensured.

  7. Appropriate programme documentation and reporting systems further developed and implemented.

  8. In-country contacts with existing donors and potential new donors maintained/explored and funding proposals in support of existing and/or new projects developed in consultation with the AAH-I Directorate.

  9. Identify potential partners and assess their capacity to supporting set programme objectives and making recommendations to the Executive Director and the South Sudan National Board.

  10. Representation of AAH-SS interests and activities to the media and official partners carried out in consultation with other key staff.

  11. Acting as the organizations representative in the country, lead in promoting good relations with Government Offices, Donors (existing and potential), Partners, and other stakeholders

  12. Identify funding opportunities, commence negotiations, lead the technical team in preparing the required proposals, and work with the Directorate to close the deal.

  13. Ensure that all relevant permits and operating authorizations are obtained to enable the organization to function efficiently, and all required returns are made in a time ly manner.

  14. In consultation with the National Board and the Directorate, explore plans for programme consolidation/expansion (activities and/or geographci ally) and develop potential for further funding.

  15. Liaise with the AAH South Sudan Board Chairman to ensure that National Board meetings are held on a regular basis (quarterly) and proceedings properly documented.

  16. Any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor from time-to-time.

Professional Qualifications

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Development Studies and projects management;

• Minimum of 10 years of work experience in INGOs, Humanitarian and Project Settings

• Significant Programme Management experience with extensive senior management exposure

• Proven experience in project planning, grant management and supervising complex programs funded by major multilateral or bilateral donor agencies and government entities

• Demonstrated field leadership in strategic programme and project development, implementation, and evaluation;

• Substantial experience and knowledge of effective monitoring and evaluation of projects;

• Proven track record in Project management and resource mobilization;

Additional Skills & Competences

• Strong management and supervisory skills and experience.

• Demonstrated leadership ability in strategizing and coalition building.

• Demonstrated effectiveness and lead experience in Country and fund development.

• Strong analytical (both political and organizational) skills with good attention to detail.

• Ability to develop and manage and motivate a Country Programme team.

• Demonstrated experience in leading multi-cultural and cross-functional teams.

• Strong humanitarian relief experience and ability to work in an active conflict setting.

• Excellent diplomatic skills with ability to create positive relations with staff, senior government officials, international organizations, NGOs and CBOs to enhance AAH-I’s programs;

• Commitment to and understanding of AAHI Values, Vision and Mission.

How to apply:

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Application Instructions

AAH-I is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidate**s should e**mail application letter and CV {with 3 referees) addressed to recruitss@actionafricahelp.org.

The email Subject Line must show the Job Vacancy.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted latest by 20th July, 2021 COB {4.00PM).**

We thank candidates for their high interest in the opportunities we publish on our website.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.

NB: AAH-I does not charge nor has it contracted any agency to conduct this recruitment on its behalf

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