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Head of Education and Protection Programming

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May 252022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 7 Jun 2022

The Opportunity:

Under the overall guidance and support of the programme Development and Quality Director, the post holder will be leading both Education and Protection technical team at South Sudan Country office. The role includes providing a leadership in national advocacy and policy changes, external engagement and fundraising with an aim to support the government as well as other stakeholders and contribute to strengthen national education and protection systems.

The Head of Education & protection is responsible for establishing the plans of action and overseeing work progress to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programme/project results, according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), as well as SC’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Summary of Key functions/Accountabilities:

  • Advocacy, networking and partnership strengthening
  • Programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and quality control of results
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Managerial leadership

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • An Education or Protection professional with a Master’s degree in social policy or other relevant field
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education or child protection at the international level is required.
  • Experience working in a post conflict context is considered as an asset.
  • Familiarity/background with emergency is considered as an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of written and spoken English.
  • Highly level of cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international and matrix management environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of an international contract terms and conditions.

The Organisation:

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

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

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

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

Application Information:

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

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

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

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS45MTAxNC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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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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Security and Access Manager – South Sudan

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May 192022
 

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

DanChurchAid (DCA) invites applications for an experienced Security and Access Manager for the South Sudan programme. This is a non-family position based in Juba, South Sudan with frequent travel to programme areas.

The DCA SS programme is a well funded programme with a decade long footprint in country and over 80 staff. The DCA South Sudan Country Programme comprises a diverse portfolio of activities including cash transfers, NFIs, risk education and de-mining.

You will conduct training for staff and programme partners, facilitate the development and implementation of appropriate plans, standard operating procedures and contingency plans. You will provide expert humanitarian security and access advice to all levels of DCA staff, including casevac drills, incident reporting, access negotiations and mediation, context and conflict analysis, advisories, and incident management.
You will work in a potentially hostile and arduous environment, where there is a need to demonstrate a calm, positive and self-motivated attitude. Conditions such as these require a level head, attention to detail, a willingness to develop and implement humanitarian projects that reflect community needs in innovative ways.
If you have all of these compentencies, and you are looking for an opportunity to continue your career with a highly regarded NGO and apply your skills and qualifications in a role that helps communities save lives, then we would love to talk to you.

You must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Security awareness
  • Logical thinking
  • Strong coordination, planning and management focus
  • Strong leadership, team building and strong interpersonal skills
  • Team spirit
  • Sound judgement
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness
  • Computer literacy essential including proficiency in excel, word, power point, mapping, etc.
  • Fluency in English is a must and a working knowledge of Arabic and Kurdish is an advantage.

You must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, humanitarian affairs, or security management. Alternatively, a technical degree or certification in a related field with considerable field experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of NGO work experience within international humanitarian assistance programmes with demonstrated capabilities in planning, organizing and executing humanitarian security operations in the field.
  • Understanding the humanitarian principles linked to NGO field and operations contexts.
  • Advanced knowledge in communications technology.
  • Strong experience as a trainer; ability to develop, implement, facilitate and impart learning to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to gain a precise understanding of the various local, regional, country and international policies, operational positions and interactions, providing clear dynamic briefings and analysis of given and unfolding security and political situations when they occur.
  • Solid ability to provide team-building, coaching, and development for staff as well as encourage cross-functional collaboration and cooperation
  • Experience working successfully with local stakeholders such as local and international NGOs, government, etc. with sensitivity and diplomacy
  • Fluency in English
  • Country experience strongly preferred.

As Security and Access Manager you will have the following overall responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the Country Director on all policies, procedures, guidelines and planning for staff safety, operational security and programme continuity in South Sudan;
  • Travel regularly to field locations in South Sudan including locations where DCA has its own compound as well as locations where DCA works with partners;
  • Evaluate, review and update the security management plans on a regular basis. Reference and ensure compliance to DCA Security Management Framework within the SMP and all annexes;
  • Work with PMs to develop, consolidate and implement operating procedures and contingency plans;
  • Evaluate, review and update HRE plans for all DCA offices and residences in South Sudan and ensure that the practical preparations are in place and known to all staff involved;
  • Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities and other power brokers within South Sudan. Work to ensure that DCA, its mission and work in the areas of operations is known and accepted by all stakeholders.
  • Liaise with all relevant security actors;
  • Collect and compile all security reports for DCA South Sudan;
  • Provide safety briefings to new staff and visitors;
  • Provide regular trainings for DCA staff on security preparedness, prevention and response. Training(s) may include Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs); Contingency Plans (CPs); Security Management; Incident Reporting; Prevention and Response Mechanisms; Communications protocols, etc.

DCA offers:

  • One year contract starting 15 July 2022 or earlier.
  • A competitive salary package, R&R, 30 days of annual leave.
  • Good colleagues in a rewarding and empowering work place.
  • Insurance as per industry standards.
  • An interesting and challenging experience addressing humanitarian needs.

When applying, you are kindly requested to attach a copy of relevant certificates, together with your CV and motivation letter that clearly demonstrates experience of competencies as required. Please note all qualifications will be verified.

Deadline for applications is 31 May 2022. Initial Teams interviews will take place on 8 June and possible 2nd interview on 10 June. For further information please contact Janardhan Rao, Country Director, email jara@dca.dk

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 through our recruitment portal: Security and Access Manager – South Sudan I DanchurchAid (emply.com)

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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

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

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May 122022
 

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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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Security and Access Manager – South Sudan

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May 112022
 

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

DanChurchAid (DCA) invites applications for an experienced Security and Access Manager for the South Sudan programme. This is a non-family position based in Juba, South Sudan with frequent travel to programme areas.

The DCA SS programme is a well funded programme with a decade long footprint in country and over 80 staff. The DCA South Sudan Country Programme comprises a diverse portfolio of activities including cash transfers, NFIs, risk education and de-mining.

You will conduct training for staff and programme partners, facilitate the development and implementation of appropriate plans, standard operating procedures and contingency plans. You will provide expert humanitarian security and access advice to all levels of DCA staff, including casevac drills, incident reporting, access negotiations and mediation, context and conflict analysis, advisories, and incident management.
You will work in a potentially hostile and arduous environment, where there is a need to demonstrate a calm, positive and self-motivated attitude. Conditions such as these require a level head, attention to detail, a willingness to develop and implement humanitarian projects that reflect community needs in innovative ways.
If you have all of these compentencies, and you are looking for an opportunity to continue your career with a highly regarded NGO and apply your skills and qualifications in a role that helps communities save lives, then we would love to talk to you.

You must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Security awareness
  • Logical thinking
  • Strong coordination, planning and management focus
  • Strong leadership, team building and strong interpersonal skills
  • Team spirit
  • Sound judgement
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness
  • Computer literacy essential including proficiency in excel, word, power point, mapping, etc.
  • Fluency in English is a must and a working knowledge of Arabic and Kurdish is an advantage.

You must have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, humanitarian affairs, or security management. Alternatively, a technical degree or certification in a related field with considerable field experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of NGO work experience within international humanitarian assistance programmes with demonstrated capabilities in planning, organizing and executing humanitarian security operations in the field.
  • Understanding the humanitarian principles linked to NGO field and operations contexts.
  • Advanced knowledge in communications technology.
  • Strong experience as a trainer; ability to develop, implement, facilitate and impart learning to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to gain a precise understanding of the various local, regional, country and international policies, operational positions and interactions, providing clear dynamic briefings and analysis of given and unfolding security and political situations when they occur.
  • Solid ability to provide team-building, coaching, and development for staff as well as encourage cross-functional collaboration and cooperation
  • Experience working successfully with local stakeholders such as local and international NGOs, government, etc. with sensitivity and diplomacy
  • Fluency in English
  • Country experience strongly preferred.

As Security and Access Manager you will have the following overall responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the Country Director on all policies, procedures, guidelines and planning for staff safety, operational security and programme continuity in South Sudan;
  • Travel regularly to field locations in South Sudan including locations where DCA has its own compound as well as locations where DCA works with partners;
  • Evaluate, review and update the security management plans on a regular basis. Reference and ensure compliance to DCA Security Management Framework within the SMP and all annexes;
  • Work with PMs to develop, consolidate and implement operating procedures and contingency plans;
  • Evaluate, review and update HRE plans for all DCA offices and residences in South Sudan and ensure that the practical preparations are in place and known to all staff involved;
  • Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities and other power brokers within South Sudan. Work to ensure that DCA, its mission and work in the areas of operations is known and accepted by all stakeholders.
  • Liaise with all relevant security actors;
  • Collect and compile all security reports for DCA South Sudan;
  • Provide safety briefings to new staff and visitors;
  • Provide regular trainings for DCA staff on security preparedness, prevention and response. Training(s) may include Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs); Contingency Plans (CPs); Security Management; Incident Reporting; Prevention and Response Mechanisms; Communications protocols, etc.

DCA offers:

  • One year contract starting 15 July 2022 or earlier.
  • A competitive salary package, R&R, 30 days of annual leave.
  • Good colleagues in a rewarding and empowering work place.
  • Insurance as per industry standards.
  • An interesting and challenging experience addressing humanitarian needs.

When applying, you are kindly requested to attach a copy of relevant certificates, together with your CV and motivation letter that clearly demonstrates experience of competencies as required. Please note all qualifications will be verified.

Deadline for applications is 31 May 2022. Initial Teams interviews will take place on 8 June and possible 2nd interview on 10 June. For further information please contact Janardhan Rao, Country Director, email jara@dca.dk

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:

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Operations Manager, DCA South Sudan, Juba

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May 112022
 

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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:

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Programme Director – South Sudan

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May 062022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Tearfund
Closing date: 13 May 2022

Tearfund is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior professional to lead our programme in South Sudan. You will understand the concepts and be able to integrate development and humanitarian work, have a solid understanding of root causes to conflict and poverty, and are dedicated to localisation and work with partners.
The successful candidate will:

  • understand the concepts of humanitarian and emergency work , and how to facilitate a transition to recovery and development in the long term
  • have knowledge and experience working in Partnership, Nutrition, WASH, Food Security and Livelihoods, resilience programming including Cash programming, Gender and SGBV, protection, peacebuilding and disaster risk reduction activities

Tearfund’s 3 corporate priorities: Church and Community Transformation; Economic and Environmental Sustainability; and Fragile States are all included in the complex South Sudan programme, and implemented through Tearfund’s own operational team and local partners. Our strategy for the work in South Sudan outlines a continuing shift in our focus from emergency response to resilience and peace building activities with a strong focus on localization and durable solutions.
Based in Juba (but with frequent field visits), the Programme Director will lead the operational teams and partnership teams in different field locations, as well as the technical advisory group. She/he will coordinate and collaborate with relevant professionals of the Regional Office and Headquarters. She/he is the overall person responsible for ensuring that technical and international programming standards are followed.
She/he will support the Country Director in the implementation of the country strategy in line with Tearfund’s vision, strategy, policies and procedures and during her/his absence may represent Tearfund to the government, donors and the UN as well as coordinating with Clusters and NGOs, including our local partners.

She/he is a member of the senior management team. The role will involve travel within South Sudan, the East Africa region as well as to the United Kingdom.

Key Responsibilities

A. Programme Strategy

  • Ensure Tearfund’s purpose, values and the programme objectives are communicated amongst programme staff to foster understanding and ownership

  • Contribute towards the ongoing monitoring of emerging socio-economic, political and security developments, and the evolving humanitarian situation.

  • Support the Country Director in developing and implementing the strategic direction for the complex programme

  • Delegated responsibility for the development and outworking of implementation plans, and area specific strategies.

  • Assist the Country Director in identifying and securing donor funding in accordance with budget targets and maintaining a diversity of funding options and ensuring all proposals are of consistently high quality.

  • Advise and assist with defining the required team composition and structure for the programme in accordance with Tearfund standard structure.

  • Provide strategic Leadership and Programme Integration between partnership and Operations

  • B. Project / Support function management

  • Oversee needs assessments and design of project concepts and proposals, including logframes, budgets and supporting documentation, in accordance with a complex programme

  • Ensure projects are designed and implemented in accordance with Tearfund’s Quality Standards, PCM good practice, and reflect the priorities outlined in the Quality Standards action plan

  • Supervise the Area Coordinators, Programme Advisors, and Church and Community Transformation Coordinator.

  • in the management and implementation of projects.

  • Ensure adequate monitoring, reviewing progress, reviewing beneficiary feedback, identifying corrective actions required and capturing lessons learned.

  • Oversee the work of the Sector Advisors with equitable support to all project locations according to their need for technical input.

  • Ensure operational work and partner work are integrated and aligned with Tearfund’s corporate priority on Fragile States.

  • Facilitate the submission of quality donor reports, ensuring timely submission in accordance with required reporting formats.

  • Manage the timely provision of operational updates as well as additional information to East and Central Africa -ECA region and UK Staff for fundraising, advocacy and media as required.

  • Promote and encourage openness to welcoming feedback from beneficiaries and communities.

  • Create structured opportunities to encourage learning from all staff,

  • Ensure internal and external evaluations, reviews and audits are undertaken as appropriate.

  • Ensure recommendations are implemented and learning is shared within ECA and in the wider International Group.

  • Assist with staff recruitment, induction and training as required.

  • Ensure good relations are maintained between the programme staff and support functions such as finance, logs and HR, and actively promote these relations as well as actively resolve issues arising, all leading to a smooth collaboration of programmes and support within the country programme.

  • C- Corporate policy and compliance

  • Ensure that staff are adequately trained on appropriate actions to take in the event of a security incident (e.g. immediate response, information gathering, incident reporting, pastoral support and lesson learning).

  • Responsible for ensuring that the health and safety policy is understood by all programme staff and any accidents are recorded appropriately.

  • Assist the HR Manager in ensuring there is comprehensive briefing and induction for all programme staff, ensuring their familiarity with Tearfund’s mandate, values, Quality Standards, policies and complex programme objectives.

  • Ensure compliance with the Tearfund procedures for the development of project proposals, reporting, monitoring, evaluation, audit, learning, project completion and for compliance with donor rules.

  • D. Team management

  • Provide supervision, guidance and mentoring, encourage effective team work and inclusiveness and build a team spirit through regular meetings and events.

  • Provide management support to direct reports in their management of others, and their implementation of role objectives, work plans and budgets.

  • Implement Tearfund’s performance management system with direct reports and within the operational programme by setting objectives, review probations, plan regular catch ups, 6- monthly performance appraisals, development planning and conduct exit interviews for programme staff.

  • Conduct programme staff disciplinary and grievance procedures as required, in conjunction with the HR Manager.

  • Provide spiritual and pastoral support to staff where appropriate.

  • Contribute to developing and model a team culture characterised by a shared vision, commitment and mutual accountability that reflects Tearfund’s desired corporate culture being servant-hearted, Christ-centered, compassionate, Truthful, and courageous.

  • E. External representation

  • Assist the Country Director with representation to the government, helping to ensure constructive working relationships are maintained to allow humanitarian programming.

  • Represent Tearfund to other NGOs, Clusters, Forums, UN agencies and visitors ensuring coordination and attendance at relevant technical, sectoral and security coordination networks.

  • Represent Tearfund and programme work to in-country donor representatives, supporting positive relationships and ongoing communications.

  • As a strong leader, you will have substantial senior experience in development work and humanitarian response along with a proven and successful record of strategic planning and thinking; programmes and project cycle management, monitoring, learning and evaluation and fundraising; people and team management and development; operational programmes budget management; and ensuring compliance to donor and corporate systems and procedures.
    We are looking for a leader with vision, commitment and energy, someone who is a committed and who shares and supports Tearfund’s values and vision. If that describes you, we would like to talk to you! Tearfund is a faith based organisation and candidates must be sympathetic to our Christian beliefs.*

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter terror-terror measure.

Documents

  • Programme Director – South Sudan Job Profile March 20202 – Google Docs.pdf (309.54 KB)

How to apply:

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Head of Programme

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May 052022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Nonviolent Peaceforce
Closing date: 25 May 2022

Job Title: Head of Programme

Function : Protection

Job Group: Programmes

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan with frequent travel to field locations.

Administrative Line Manager: Head of Mission (HOM)

Line Management Responsibility: Programme Team (Senior Programme Manager, Programme Development Manager, Programme Technical Advisers of social cohesion, women peace and security and general protection)

ABOUT US

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath through the implementation of unarmed civilian protection programming. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field and is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs in the communities we serve. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection, inter-communal violence reduction, social cohesion and civic engagement.

JOB PURPOSE

The Head of Programme (HoP) joins the Head of Mission (HoM) and Director of Operations (DoO) to provide co-leadership for all existing and emerging programmes in South Sudan.
The HoP is responsible for ensuring the country programme is coherent, well planned, and in line with the NP’s global mandate. Together with the HoM and the DoO, the HoP will continually monitor and assess the South Sudan programmes to ensure their effectiveness and adherence to agreed programme deliverables, budgets and general commitments. In this context, s/he will provide operational, strategic planning and budget related support and guidance to the programme staff to implement civilian protection and violence-prevention programming for those affected by violent conflict in South Sudan.

KEY OBJECTIVES/RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Commitment to NP Principles

a) Demonstrate a commitment to NP’s mandate and principles
b) Maintain a positive image of the organisation
c) All NP employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s guiding principles:

• Nonviolence • Process-oriented • Redemption and Healing • Direct Action • Independence • Pluriversality • Radical Connection • Non-partisanship • Accountability

These principles and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships in protecting civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies

B. Program implementation and Management

  • Oversee the Program Team responsible for direct program implementation
  • Provide technical direction to NP team, and ensure high technical quality program implementation
  • Coordinate and line manage Senior Program Manager, Program Development Manager and program advisors who lead NP project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Provide regular progress reports to HoM and the Senior Management Team, highlighting operational successes and challenges
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget, in cooperation with HoM, Senior Management Team and Program Managers
  • Together with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) advisor ensure that the program teams are collecting and analyzing information to inform programming
  • Oversee any technical program support staff, support the development of technical tools for program teams and participate actively in relevant technical working groups in country
  • Act as budget holder for program budgets, in coordination with DoO and ensure that donor budgets are followed and modified as needed. Engage in budget monitoring process and ensure that forecasting is done promptly and accurately.

C. Grants Management and Donor Engagement

  • Act, along with Head of Mission, as key communications focal point for donor engagement. Maintain donor relationships and ensure that all communication is professional and timely
  • Oversee Grants/Program Development team and ensure that all grants management processes are conducted on time. Ensure the involvement of program staff in grants management processes as needed
  • Oversee grant reporting and other donor submissions, including situation updates, context analysis, etc.
  • Ensure all donor compliance requirements are being met and coach members of the programs team in order to ensure they are aware of and complying with donor rules

D. Program Development and strategic direction

  • Contribute to the development of country strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant NP projects
  • Lead on strategic program development, producing new ideas and concepts for Unarmed Civilian Protection work in South Sudan
  • Engage with donors on new programming, tracking trends in the donor environment and seeking out opportunities for NP in South Sudan
  • Lead proposal development processes for new programs and required revisions, ensuring the production of high-quality concept notes and proposals
  • Engage in NP global program discussion and activities and contribute to the global development of Unarmed Civilian Protection programming
  • Act as a member of the Senior Management Team, support the strategic vision of the NP South Sudan program

E. Leadership and Management

  • Nurture a positive supervisory culture in NPSS and support the development and roll-out of policies and procedures as needed
  • Coach programs staff on management skills and provide oversight on HR and management issues that arise in the field teams
  • Provide regular support and supervision to the line-managed staff, including guidance in formulating individual work plans on a weekly and monthly basis
  • In coordination with the HoM and HR, facilitate line-managed program staff’s performance evaluation based on agreed project work plans and deliverables, and/or job description
  • Identify staffing needs within the program team, ensure proper budgeting for needed staff and In coordination with HoM, lead recruitment hiring and training processes for new program staff
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Support the development of capacity and responsibilities of NP national staff in South Sudan

F. Representation and Communication

  • Represent Nonviolent Peaceforce in relevant coordination, advocacy, and governmental meetings/fora as needed
  • Enhance NP’s profile among relevant stakeholders, including with donors, government actors, civil society and other NGOs
  • Support programmatic input into relevant advocacy efforts, whether in-country or at a global level

PERSON SPECIFICATION

A. Education, Knowledge and Experience,

  • University degree desired (but not required), preferably at Masters level or equivalent in social sciences, international development or related area of studies
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior humanitarian position, with line management and project management responsibilities
  • Previous experience from working as a manager in a complex emergency context
  • Previous experience working with Unarmed Civilian Protection
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Demonstrated experience in engagement and building relationship with armed groups, military and with local and national government officials and NGOs
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse conflict, security and political contexts
  • Proven experience in successful donor fundraising and grant management, including proposal development for institutional donors
  • Understanding of conflict and peace building concepts and international human rights and humanitarian law
  • A strong understanding of the political and security context in South Sudan
  • Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

B. Context/Specific skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Good analytical and communications skills, written and oral
  • A positive problem-solving approach
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills
  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural communication and team-working skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and under difficult conditions
  • Knowledge context in South Sudan and the region
  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

C. Other Specialized Requirements

  • This position will have to travel to field sites, including locations with limited access to communications
  • NP missions are often in a complex security environment where conditions change rapidly; ability to manage in insecure environments is essential to success in this position

How to apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website and submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) detailing your experience and how you qualify for the role. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 25th May 2022
  • Candidates may be selected before the closing date, apply early
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.

Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.

NO FEE
NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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MEAL Officer

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May 032022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: IsraAID
Closing date: 12 May 2022

The primary function of the MEAL Officer is to contribute to the effectiveness and impact of the Country
Program through the development and incorporation of MEAL plans, tools and methodologies. The
position entails initiating and carrying out data collection, analysis, learning and reporting activities,
ensuring accountability to local communities, and promoting continuous learning and improvement.
The MEAL Officer also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementing, and administrating
IsraAID South Sudan’s programs and Country strategy, under the leadership of the Country Director.

Support program design & develop MEAL plans, tools and methodologies
 Carry out specific background research providing useful information for the design of
new programs.
 Assist in the elaboration and refinement of Logical Frameworks and theories of change in
prioritized projects.
 Facilitate the creation of MEAL plans to measure and evaluate progress and effects of
programs as well as Country strategy, detailing indicators and measures, selection of
appropriate data collection tools, types of analysis, learning and reporting procedures.
 Work closely with the country director and country project teams, to design appropriate data
collection tools and methodologies including questionnaires, interview and focus groups’
protocols and more.
 Contribute to the advancement of IsraAID’s global MEAL approach, procedures, methods and
templates, engaging in IsraAID’s global peer learning, capacity development and information
exchange activities.

Data collection, analysis, learning and reporting
 Lead transparent, accurate and timely collection of data by administering surveys, conducing desk
reviews, and facilitating diverse and participatory data collection activities. This includes the
collection of digital data, as well as data aggregation (and reporting through LogAlto
dashboards).
 Facilitate and carry out quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including participatory analysis
exercises.
 Train data collectors and Liaison officer on data collection tools and reporting.
 Regularly communicate to programmatic staff intermediate findings, to discuss lessons learned
and help adapt programs accordingly.
 Support the development of bi-monthly Program Updates for internal and external stakeholders.
 Contribute to the compilation of Project Completion Reports and Interim Reports to donors, as
per the guidance and management of the Country Director.
 Prepare weekly/monthly schedules of monitoring and evaluation related activities.
 Support commissioning of short-term, contractual M&E evaluators and experts as required.
 Facilitate learning processes to identify gaps and needs and contribute to ongoing improvement of
programming, working closely and communicating results to program teams and country
management.
Accountability Framework & Communication with Communities
 Under the overall responsibility of the Country Director, ensure that IsraAID Country office
maintains and follows an updated Accountability Framework for collecting feedback and inputs
from the community. This includes responsibility for a Complaints Handling Mechanism,
consistent with IsraAID complaints handling policy.
 Facilitate the incorporation of and further development of platforms and methods that promote 2-
way communication with local communities – that is, regularly collecting information from and
responding and providing feedback to local communities.

Required experience and competencies
● Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Business Administration or other
relevant field is a MUST. A Master’s degree is an advantage.
● Minimum 3 years’ progressive experience in program design, monitoring and/or evaluation with
an INGO, multi-lateral body and/or another highly relevant NGO is a MUST
● Excellent knowledge and skills working with local communities and monitoring local community
projects.
● A high level of written and spoken English
● Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
● Skills in advanced data analysis software (e.g. SPSS) – an advantage
● Understanding of protection-related programming – an advantage

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send your CV (Max 2 Pages) to ssdhr@israaid.org
Please note that CVs longer than 2 pages will not be considered
Please use the following title as subject: CV_Name_MEAL Officer
We regret to report that only candidates eligible for an interview will be notified

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Concern Worldwide
Closing date: 1 May 2022

About the Role: This is a replacement 24 months unaccompanied position based in Juba, South Sudan with occasional travel to other operational/office locations i.e. Bentiu in Unity States, Kajo Keji in Central Equatorial and Nyamlel and Panthou in Northern Bahr el Ghazal. The Salary band 5 of €48,648 – €54,053 per year.

Reporting to Country Director (CD), you will line manage Security, Logistics, Human Resources, Administration, Staff Health, welfare & Safeguarding and IT and work closely with Programme Director (PD), Country Financial Controller (CFC), Areas Coordinators (ACs), Programme Managers (PMs), and externally Human Resources (HR) and Logistics in Dublin.

Proposed start date: June 2022

Purpose

You will be responsible for the overall management of Concern South Sudan support functions, which comprise administration, IT, HR, Staff Health & Welfare and logistics including procurement, warehousing and fleet management. You will ensure appropriate systems are in place to meet program needs, while ensuring the effective and efficient use of Concern’s resources. As a member of the Country Management Team (CMT), you will provide strategic direction to Concern to ensure effective management and implementation of high quality support Systems structures across the entire country in line with the Country Strategic Plan (CSP).

Responsibilities include:

Senior Management:

  • Through active participation in the Senior Management Team (SMT), assist the CD in overall management, implementation, development and strategic direction of the South Sudan country programme, in line with the CSP;
  • Ensure that key Concern support policies (Procurement and Logistics, Transport, HR, IT, Security Management Plan – SMP) are continuously updated or disseminated as required and appropriated to the context.
  • Ensure that all staff are aware of and comply with Concern’s policies and procedures
  • Together with CMT ensure implementation of Concern’s Code of Conduct (CoC) and associated policies
  • Liaise with other INGOs, legal advisor, Cluster and other relevant stakeholders for effective coordination and implementation of logistics, Security, HR and administration.
  • Responsible for ensuring Concern South Sudan is compliant with local legislation, rules and regulations in line with government regulating authorities i.e. CID, RRC, Immigrations, Revenue Authority and Ministry of Labour.

Human Resources / Peoples Management:

  • Ensure effective and efficient HR management Systems are in place and support PMs in resources planning for new projects or new requirements determined by funding dynamics.
  • Ensure robust Staff welfare, health & safety and safeguarding systems are in place.
  • Ensure Human Resources policy and procedures are in place, and kept up to date, incorporating best HR practice, in line with Concern’s organizational policy and following relevant labour Laws and legislation.
  • Lead the country team in reviewing and approvals of Human Resources Manual, including provision of briefings to staff and new recruits at induction
  • Provide technical support and on-going on-the-job training programmes and coaching to staff
  • Ensure that all positions have accurate job descriptions and staff contracts continue to be compliant with labour, tax and social security law and represent best practise
  • Ensure effective performance review, Training and capacity development through the use of the Performance Development Review (PDR) system, and in supporting teams in its use across the country programme
  • Provide support to the HR Manager including advice and guidance for International Staff, ensuring any issues that arise are dealt with in accordance with Concern’s HR Policy and the National and International Staff Manuals.
  • In collaboration with the PD, ensure the effective implementation of HR related HAP standard commitments.
  • Uphold organisational values and compliance with Concern CoC and Associated policies.
  • Promote an attractive working environment based on equality, caring attitudes, and integrity where staff feel safe, valued and respected.
  • Promote Gender and Equality through relevant Gender mainstreaming guidelines.

Administration and logistic:

To ensure effective and efficient administrative and logistical support and resources are provided to the staff including, but not limited to:

  • Ensure that the logistics functions within Concern are strengthened to adequately support programmes in all aspects of logistics including but not limited to procurement, storage and stock management, transport and distribution of goods and facilitation of services.
  • Ensure logistics reporting is completed and reviewed regularly.
  • Ensure efficient procurement of goods and services in a transparent and accountable manner, ensuring value for money for the organisation and justifiable use of donor funds.
  • Ensure procurement procedures are effective, efficient and adhered to by all staff and Purchase committees.
  • Ensure effective management of drivers and fleet including supervision of fleet management, monitoring of transport reports, planning of vehicle rental according to programme needs, ensuring safe, reliable and efficient transportation for programmes and staff.
  • Oversee the management of the offices and apartments and ensure contracts are up to date.
  • Oversee the management of the fixed asset register
  • Liaise with Concern’s legal advisor to ensure all legal procedures and mitigations are dealt with.

Information Technology:

To ensure effective IT systems for communication and data management linking with Concern’s systems, Including but not limited to:

  • Ensure appropriate IT support for the programmes i.e. Grant Management System (GMS), Digital migration, internet etc.
  • Follow up on recommendations from regional IT Adviser
  • Ensure Concern’s IT policy and procedures are in place and followed
  • Through the IT designated person, ensure provision of effective support systems, enabling the smooth operation of IT systems

Budget and Financial Management:

  • In conjunction with the CD and CFC set, manage and monitor the support systems annual budgets for Transport/ Administration/International Staff
  • Ensure all Systems’ staff are trained on budget procedures and monitor their monthly expenditure
  • Identify all donor-specific system requirements to ensure compliance.

Security:

  • Ensure SMP is updated, approved and regular trainings done, including live update and roll out of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency and evacuation plans.
  • Ensure all new staff receive thorough security briefings and apply Concern’s security protocols
  • Act as Security Focal Point and Monitor the day-to-day management of security matters and closely work/coordinate with the field Security Focal Persons (SFPs), other security agencies to ensure prompt reporting.
  • Support Security Focal Group(s) and ensure that the members have the knowledge and information to operate successfully to prepare and share regular security / political briefs.

Accountability

  • Promote and ensure compliance with the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) commitments and quality criteria
  • Ensure that all staff are familiar with the principles underpinning accountability, safeguarding and Concern’s Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) and ensure that information about Concern’s commitments on accountability and safeguarding are disseminated among programme participants and communities
  • Ensure that the CRM is functional, effectively implemented and accessible in all programmes’ locations, enabling safe reporting of both programmatic and sensitive complaints, including safeguarding concerns
  • Ensure that complaints are welcomed, managed and responded to in a timely, fair and appropriate manner; ensure that sensitive complaints, including safeguarding concerns, are handled with utmost confidentiality and that the safety of the complainants and those affected is prioritised at all stages.

Other

  • Any other related duties as assigned by the CD
  • Contribute to organisational accountability initiatives
  • Adhere fully to the commitments and rules of Concern’s CoC and its associated policies, including the respect of confidentiality.

Required Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Degree and/or post Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Organisation Development or relevant field
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar role managing Systems/operations for an international company or organization. International NGO experience is an added advantage

  • Significant previous experience with an INGO in developing and delivering systems which are compliant to EU, USAID and/or UN procedures.

  • Sound experience in HR, administration, ICT and logistics management including procurement and fleet management.

  • Experience in security management and working/living in insecure and sensitive/ volatile environments.

  • Experience in team building and supervision of staff.

  • Experience in dealing with local authorities, national and international NGO’s /UN bodies.

  • Empathy with Concern’s vision, mission, goal and objectives and commitment to capacity building, protection and participation.

  • Excellent people management, analytical, problem solving, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Written and spoken proficiency in English

  • Experience with performance management for staff, including evaluations, goal-setting, and creation of professional development plans

  • Highly proficient use of Office 365 and familiarity with other commonly used Microsoft applications and software.

  • Excellent organizations skills (e.g., time management, team management, and resources management)

  • Superior commitment to ethical leadership, confidentiality, and professionalism Preferred

  • Experience managing a team of both locals and expatriates, including obtaining work permits, patents, and other legal requirements

  • Demonstrated excellence in negotiating contracts for products and services, and otherwise managing a high-quality and professional office space

  • Promotes gender equality, challenging the reinforcement of negative gender stereotypes within the workplace.

Desirable

  • Working with major international donors and grants compliance requirements;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, sense of humour, and patience
  • Experience in South Sudan or comparable contexts
  • Familiarity with Concern’s strategies, programmatic approaches and organisational culture is a distinct advantage.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to act as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, using initiative when appropriate
  • Ability to represent the organization
  • Ability to cope with stress, work under pressure often to strict deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and develop skills of others
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to assess problems and recommend solutions
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences

How to apply:

All applications to be submitted through the Concern website at https://jobs.concern.net/jobs/international/vacancy/systems-director-1520-juba/1538/description/ by the 1st of May, 2022. CVs should not exceed 4 pages. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be confirmed before the closing date, if a strong candidate is identified.

Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

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