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South Sudan: CCCM Cluster (Co-) Coordinator – Juba

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May 262022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 25 Jun 2022

Fixed term | 12 months | ASAP

ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 38 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 20 million beneficiaries.

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

Ensure a coherent and effective CCCM response, by mobilizing cluster partners to respond in a strategic manner.

Promote best practice and relevant standards amongst partners engaged in CCCM response, with particular attention placed on Do-No-Harm principles.

1. Cluster Coordination

a) Assume overall responsibility for co-leadership of the CCCM ;

b) Work closely with other key members of the CCCM, including National, Provincial or Local Governments, OCHA, UNICEF and all other cluster members;

c) Secure commitments from humanitarian actors responding to or supporting the cluster response;

d) Support both multi-sector and CCCMspecific needs assessments and utilise existing secondary to inform sector response planning;

e) Identify gaps in the sector’s current coverage and advocate to address these gaps amongst humanitarian actors on behalf the affected population;

f) Lead updating of the CCCM Cluster work plan, and co-ordinate the harmonisation of response activities, ensuring that activities prevent overlap and duplication and thus maximize resources;

g) Ensure that inter-agency response strategy for CCCM reflects key findings from needs assessments, identifying gaps, and formulating a sector-wide interagency response plan, taking into account the cross-cutting areas from other sectors or clusters.

h) Ensure that information is shared amongst cluster members, and that information from other sectors and clusters is made available to cluster members in order to improve planning, integration and implementation;

i) Ensure clear and effective communication occurs between the field and the national cluster;

j) Contribute to regular OCHA sitreps, and take an active part in OCHA co-ordination meetings;

k) Ensure, along with the Cluster coordinator, representation of the CCCMin all relevant external meetings and collect/share information as relevant;

l) Ensure CCCM is explicitly included and prioritized in all multi-sector assessments and reports, including OCHA Sitreps;

m) Track and monitor cluster members fundraising for CCCM specific interventions, and ensure that members are aware of funding opportunities;

n) If the country response has access to Humanitarian Pooled Funds, work with members to identify key cluster priorities, assess submitted projects in regards to these priorities, their cost –effectiveness, and the needs of the affected population. Recommend the most effective projects for funding to the Humanitarian/Resident Coordinator regardless of submitting agency;

o) Participate actively with the Cluster Lead Agency to global humanitairian planning activities such as Humanitarian Needs Overviews (HNOs) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRPs);

p) Form and chair any related Technical Working Groups that are requested by the cluster members;

q) Consult and identify how the CCCM cluster should facilitate the move towards early recovery and plan an exit strategy for the cluster;

r) Ensure that NGO perspectives and the consensus view of NGO cluster members is represenated within the Humanitarian Country Team and associated documents produced.

2. Capacity Building

a) Carry out capacity mapping of all current and potential CCCM actors – government, national and international humanitarian organizations as well as national institutions and the private sector;

b) Promote and support training of humanitarian personnel and capacity building of humanitarian partners, based on the mapping and understanding of available capacity;

c) Identify learning and training opportunities for CCCM cluster members and work in increase capacity in preparedness and response within the cluster

d) Ensure that cluster participants are aware of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government/concerned authorities have undertaken under international human rights law;

e) Promote Protection main-streaming and regard for Do-No-Harm principles into the response of CCCM members. Liaise with the Protection, Child Protection, GBV, mine-action working groups where necessary ;

f) Where appropriate, ensure that capacity building of ACTED programme staff occurs in order to ensure on-going sustainability and quality of ACTED’s CCCM response.

Take steps to move the CCCM in line with the principles of the Transformative Agenda (e.g. accountability to the affected population, beneficiary participation)

Expected skills and qualifications

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

Conditions

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

How to apply

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

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Technical Advisor to the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program

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May 192022
 

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

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

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

Other requirements are:

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

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

• Demonstrated ability to build team work.

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

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

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

• Fluent in written and spoken English.

How to apply

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

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HR and Administration Coordinator

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May 052022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe
Closing date: 24 May 2022

■ Conduct and coordinate orientation and induction

Organisation Description: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. (www.thejohanniter.org) is a German Christian non-governmental organisation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first aid, ambulance service, social service programmes and other projects in the medical and social field. The Federal Headquarters are based in Berlin, Germany. Johanniter International Assistance is the operational unit for humanitarian aid, development co-operation and emergency relief, implementing and supporting projects in Health, Nutrition, WASH as well as Food Security & Income Generation worldwide.

Background

The overall objective of Johanniter in South Sudan is to reduce people’s vulnerability, specifically through contributing to morbidity and mortality reduction by improving the population’s health and nutrition status. Furthermore, improved access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and protection services are an existential part of Johanniter’s South Sudan programme. At present, Johanniter runs integrated projects in Western Bahr el Ghazal State (WBeG) and Eastern Equatoria State (EES) of South Sudan focusing on maternal and basic health, nutrition (CMAM), WASH and GBV/Protection. Funding is secured through the German Federal Foreign Office andFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, UN organisations (WFP, and UNICEF) as well as a variety of private foundations. One of our strategic goals is to continue our comprehensive programme in WBeG and EES through to 2022 and beyond, while seeking opportunities to expand our programmes in other areas of South Sudan.

In a Nutshell

You will:

■ Coordinate all HR and Administration processes of Johanniter mission in South Sudan in close collaboration with the Head of Mission (HoM).

■ Ensure sound legally compliant HR and Administration Systems

■ Maintain a transparent and fair compensation package for national staff

■ Supervise and train a team of assistants and support staff (periodic staff appraisals, regular meetings, capacity building etc.)

■ Provide guidance and support on HR matters to the HoM as well as national and international staff

■ Ensure that the organization’s legal status is secured and the national laws adhered to by the organization.

What you will do:

Strategy and Vision

■ Actively supports the values of Johanniter and shapes work accordingly

■ Contributes to the development and implementation of the global strategy of Johanniter International Assistance

Human Resources

■ Coordinate the planning, recruitment, selection, briefing/debriefing and well-being of all national staff including related administrative processes

■ Set-up up and implement a system for learning and development for national staff

■ Draft contractual HR engagements after consultation with a local solicitor and the HoM

■ Ensure that all staff have valid job descriptions

■ Ensure timely and correct payment of national staff according to national labour law and Johanniter guidelines, including timely payment of Staff Social Security, income tax or other taxes as required by labour law.

■ Ensure implementation and maintenance of a transparent and fair compensation package for national staff, including regular salary revisions

■ Maintain systematic HR databases and filing systems (incl. staff lists, leave register etc).

■ Trace execution of performance appraisals of all national staff

■ Coordination of disciplinary procedures ensuring legal compliance and clear documentation

■ Supervise and train the team of assistants and support staff (periodic staff appraisals, regular meetings, capacity building etc.)

■ Provide HR guidance and consultative support to the HoM and Coordinators.

■ Ensure compliance with and follow-up with regards to changes of rules and regulations in national law for the employment of national staff and up-date Johanniter National Staff Guideline in line with South Sudanese and Johanniter regulations and CHS recommendations

■ Follow-up on visa and work-permits for expats

■ Coordinate planning of annual leave and R&R of expats and national staff

■ Conduct and coordinate orientation and induction

■ Assist HoM in the prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation

■ Take part in drawing up proposals and donor reports, focusing on staffing plans and HR cost of programs

■ Ensure necessary employee representatives and committees exist and collaborate with them

■ Regular revision and updates of all HR related policies and forms

Administration

■ Ensure that the organization’s legal status is secured and the national laws are followed

■ Draft and follow-up any contractual engagement (rental, vehicles, MoUs, Registration, etc.) in consultation with the HoM

■ Set-up and maintain a systematic hard and soft copy filling system for all administrative matters

■ Collaborate with relevant partners and authorities

Other

■ Assist the HoM in security management

■ Represent Johanniter in relevant forums (e.g. NGO Forum) and networks

■ Regularly coordinate all above mentioned aspects with the HoM and Desk Officer in Berlin

■ Support HoM in all other tasks

What you bring:

University Degree in HR Management/ Social Science, Business Administration or equivalent degree and relevant work experience in a similar position

■ At least 3 years of experience in HR as generalist in the field of humanitarian aid / development cooperation

■ Experience in managing HR-projects (esp. compensation & benefits)

■ Experience in development and implementation of HR-policies

■ Experience in capacity building

■ Work experience in South Sudan is desirable (esp. knowledge on legal and taxation regulations)

■ Excellent interpersonal communication and networking skills

■ High degree of fairness, transparency and decisiveness in HR processes

■ Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills

■ Profound IT-literacy (HR-systems, MS-office package)

■ Cultural sensitivity and team competence

■ Sense of delegation and commitment to local capacity building

■ Willingnes to travel – frequent travels to field offices in Wau and Torit required

What we offer:

Remuneration: 44667 – 47018,00€/annum gross (Johanniter AVR DWBO Annex Johanniter internal tariff and relevant previous experience).

Benefits: Social security (lump sum 375,00€/month for expats not under German social security); team house; international insurance package; R&R; 29 days annual leave; yearly home flight (for contracts > 1 year); Cost of Living Allowance 870€/month)

How to apply:

If this is what you are looking for, please submit your application via staff@johanniter.de (cover letter, CV, reference contacts of 3 former supervisors, job certificates if available), stating your earliest start date and Please indicate “HR and Admin Coordinator SSD” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Johanniter is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We encourage qualified females to apply.

Suitable candidates with disabilities will be considered.

Deadline for applications: 24.05.2022

Interviews planned for: 03. and 07.06.2022

Please note that this position is unaccompanied

*Please note that Johanniter requires background checks (incl. criminal record and reference checks) to protect the vulnerable and prevent abuse.*

Information regarding the privacy policy for applications can be found here **

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Epidemiologist (M/F) – based in Juba (South Sudan) for 12 months

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May 042022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Epicentre
Closing date: 6 May 2022

Epicentre is an organisation created by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1986. We conduct field epidemiology, training, and research activities for MSF interventions. Our activities for populations in precarious situations are led from Uganda, Niger, and France, and through the programs of MSF and others. They mainly concern infectious diseases and undernutrition.

The job purpose

You are looking for a meaningful professional experience?

Epicentre is looking for an Epidemiologist to the benefit of MSF France programs in South Sudan. The main purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise to support the mission’s routine malaria control and response activities, including optimize use of routine and surveillance data to guide operational priorities, emergency preparedness (EPREP) strategy, and support SMC implementation.

The epidemiologist position is under the technical supervision of Epicentre and integrated in the South Sudan MSF mission. The MSF-France mission in South Sudan runs two projects. In Aweil State Hospital, MSF supports in-patient and emergency pediatric care (15 and under), maternity and obstetric services, and provides support to the MOH for malaria OPD services during the peak season (June – December). In Old Fangak, MSF-France provides in-patient (including surgery) and out-patient care and runs mobile clinics in the region.

You will be placed under the authority of MSF-France for administrative, logistics and security matters.

What you will bring

Skills to perform your main activities:

Technical skills: with distance-support from Epicentre referent(s), you will collaborate with medical teams to identify key data, ensure its quality, and use it to inform operational decisions – for both routine medical activities & outbreak/other emergency response. You will guide (but do not replace) medical teams to create & maintain quality reporting; you will develop tools as necessary (minimize duplication) and conduct trainings as needed to support medical teams to use & interpret data, provide group and individual training to medical teams on key aspects of data management and interpretation to enhance team analysis and response capacity, provide training to field team and coordination on surveillance and outbreak investigation.

You will provide support to coordination for 2023 malaria EPREP strategy (Aweil) and Old Fangak flood response strategy, and for 2023 country EPREP strategy. For surveillance you will attend National Emergency Response Meetings, MoH surveillance meetings, provide regular reports to coordination & technical referent on diseases of outbreak potential (particularly measles, meningitis, cholera, HepE and EVD) and coordinate with epidemiologist from other MSF sections and with WHO and MoH liaisons, as needed.

You will participate in outbreak investigations and initial response; advise coordination on response strategy, support sample collection, transportation and follow-up with National Laboratory, ensure proficient implementation of key linelists by staff, namely:

a. Malaria: Ensure Aweil linelist is implemented correctly for 2022 season; train (and retrain) teams (also for 2023), ensure data quality,

b. Measles: as needed, analyze linelist (Aweil) and create basic graphics to report to team & referent, as needed

c. Meningitis: as needed, analyze linelist and create basic graphics to report to team & referent

You will provide regular sitreps/reports on key diseases of outbreak potential, namely:

a. Malaria during high season (Aweil)

b. Measles and/or meningitis (or other) during active outbreaks

c. other key diseases as needed (e.g. Covid-19, Ebola, Cholera, Hep E)

You will provide support to routine activities:

a. Analyze 2022 malaria season & response, with MedCo and MedRef(s)

b. Support 2022 SMC implementation (July – Nov): data collection training, data quality monitoring, interpretation and analysis; supervision and in-depth support may be required.

c. Analyze Old Fangak flood response activities in collaboration with PMR and MedCo as needed

You will also coordinate regularly with technical referents at Epicentre & medical coordination/desk to identify areas of potential interest for broader scientific and medical goals (e.g. measles analysis, regional).

Team management skills:

You will be requested to coordinate activities with different collaborators and partners, and to integrate into a multi-disciplinary, multi-national and highly motivated team.

In close coordination with the HR department and following the MSF vision, policies and values, you may be involved in the processes of refining job descriptions, participating to recruitment of local staff specifically involved in the SMC implementation, ensuring their thorough understanding of the survey protocol and methods, data management, confidentiality, and human subjects research protection standards and practices. To do so, you will lead trainings and coaching, and contribute to performance evaluations for the team members.

International context: you are willing and able to travel internationally. You have an excellent level of English (oral, written). French is a plus.

Educational & Experience: You have a master’s degree or similar high-level certification in Epidemiology (or equivalent experience, including public health training and experience).

You have an excellent knowledge of epidemiology related analytical software (e.g. Excel, Epi-info, RedCap, STATA, R, SPSS or SAS).

Experience in field epidemiology with surveys is required, and experience with humanitarian or development NGOs (MSF/Epicentre is a plus) would be an asset.

You are appreciated for your excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

You have proven ability to work in a dynamic and rigorous environment, with skills in teamwork and cooperation, flexibility, stress management, and to have “Results and Quality” orientation, with capacity to operationalize findings.

What you will get

You will work with a multicultural team in the field of epidemiology research

You will evolve in the humanitarian environment

Your contributions and ideas will be valued and highly appreciated

You will participate in the life of the organization and your missions will evolve as you become involved

Fixed-term contract of 12 months, extensible, with healthcare coverage.

Position to start beginning of mid-may 2022.

Position based largely in Aweil, with travel to Juba and/or Old Fangak.

Remuneration according to experience and MSF salary grid.

To apply

Please send your application (CV + cover letter) no later than 06/05/2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. In case we have received enough qualified applications, we might unpublished before the 06/05/2022.

At Epicentre, we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our employees. We welcome applications from individuals and we ensure that it does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality, races, religion, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics;

Epicentre pays very close attention to the protection of the personal data of its members, staff and people wanting to join the association. The data collected during your application will be processed in a fair and high-quality manner, only by the staff in charge of recruitment, wherever in the world they may be working for an MSF entity.

How to apply:

To apply

Please send your application (CV + cover letter) no later than 06/05/2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. In case we have received enough qualified applications, we might unpublished before the 06/05/2022.

At Epicentre, we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our employees. We welcome applications from individuals and we ensure that it does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality, races, religion, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics;

Epicentre pays very close attention to the protection of the personal data of its members, staff and people wanting to join the association. The data collected during your application will be processed in a fair and high-quality manner, only by the staff in charge of recruitment, wherever in the world they may be working for an MSF entity.

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Senior PCDR Officer AU Juba South Sudan

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Apr 272022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Capacity
Closing date: 8 May 2022

NORCAP is the Norwegian Refugee Council’s expert deployment mechanism. NORCAP strengthens international and local partners’ capacity to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crisis by deploying highly qualified women and men from its world leading standby rosters. The deployed experts work with UN agencies, humanitarian organizations, development actors and national stakeholders to save lives, build resilient communities, ensure peaceful transitions from conflict and promote sustainable governance.

NORDEM is NORCAPs programme on human rights, democracy and peace. We support international organisations and operations that work in the field of human rights, democratisation and peace with qualified personnel. In addition, we offer advice, support the transfer of experience and contribute to research. Our expertise covers such fields as good governance, democratic institutions, independence of the judiciary, judicial and legal reform, human rights, election observation and election assistance.

African Union. Since 2013 NORCAP has worked in partnership with the African Union Commission Peace and Security Department (PSD) to meet their growing demand for qualified and specialized civilian experts. NORCAP have supported peace and security initiatives specifically in the area of peace support operations, conflict prevention, and post-conflict reconstruction and development. Based on the AUC need of continued expertise support NORCAP is expanding the support within and beyond PSD, to also include governance and development. NORCAP and the AUC work together in choosing deployments that will further the work of the AU towards Agenda 2063.

This position is for applicants with citizenship from member states of AU only.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse the economic and social policies, plans and programmes of the Government of South Sudan at the national, state and local levels, and advice the Head of Mission (HoM) on decisions, implementation strategies, operational modalities, and follow-up, in line with the AU’s vision in the Policy Framework on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD);

  • Articulate and translate into projects and programmes the mandates assigned to the AU in the 2018 Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the South Sudan Development Plan, and other programmes of the Government

  • Identify, develop, and lead the implementation of quick impact projects (QIPs) in areas prioritised by the Government, including social amenities and peacebuilding, and accounting for gender, youth, and other vulnerable communities

  • Ensure the timely preparation of analytical and background reports on PCRD activities as pertains to South Sudan, and developing the Mission’s inputs to reports of AU Commission

  • Undertake evaluations to identify and advice the Mission on the trends and options to promote post-conflict recovery including through the African Solidarity Initiative and other relevant AU interventions

  • Participate in the programmes of the AU Commission on PCRD and related activities including assessment missions, and advise the Mission

  • Convene dialogues and consultations for relevant national and local actors and partners to identify opportunities for enhancing the resilience of the countryState against structural threats

  • Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with Government and relevant departments and institutions at the national and community levels

  • Forster networks with the African diplomatic community, UN System, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (RJMECT), and bilateral as well as multilateral financing partners and institutions – The World Bank, International Monetary Fund, African Development Bank – on resources for PCRD programmes;

  • Advice the Mission on all budget matters of PCRD programmes and projects, ensuring compliance of Implementation Partners with AU Financial Rules and Regulations

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of the PCRD programme, including managing Mission logistics towards PCRD goals

  • Contribute to the overall shared understanding of the post-conflict environment in South Sudan; and

  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the HoM and the AU Commission.

Qualifications and Experiences Required

  • University Master’s Degree in Political Science, International Relations, Project and Programme Management, Law, Economics, Public Administration, Peace and Conflict Studies, Security studies, or any related discipline, from a recognized institution of higher learning

  • A higher qualification and/or expertise in change management will be an added advantage

  • The candidate should have at least 7 years’ experience in project and programme management in political and economic development contexts, including change management

  • S/he should also possess knowledge of the continental post-conflict landscape, including peace agreements

  • Experience in political affairs, and the role of the AU in PCRD in field missions will be an added advantage.

Please note:

  • Kindly submit your CV and application in English and include your full name as written in your passport.

  • Please include all relevant employment history and education when completing your application. Uploaded CV’s will not be considered.

How to apply:

View the external job posting

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Programme Coordinator (Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion)

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Apr 232022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 5 May 2022

Position Title : Programme Coordinator (Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion)

Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 05 May 2022

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

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

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

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

  1. Internal candidates

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

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

Second tier candidates include:

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

Context:

IOM in South Sudan has a broad range of programming centred around three broad areas: humanitarian coordination and support; humanitarian response and resilience; and peacebuilding, transition and development. Humanitarian coordination and support includes leading/co-leading the CCCM and Shelter-NFI Clusters, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), WASH and management of a shelter/NFI core-pipeline, humanitarian hubs and common transport services. Humanitarian response and resilience includes WASH, shelter/NFI, health, protection, gender, mental health and psychosocial support and the management of a Rapid Response Fund. Under peacebuilding, transition and development, IOM South Sudan implements programming on housing, land and property issues, transition and recovery, transhumance conflict prevention, community development and migrant management.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Operations and the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, the Programme Coordinator (Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion) will be responsible to manage the protection, GBV, gender equality and inclusion programming of IOM South Sudan as well as provide technical advice in these areas to the IOM South Sudan Senior Management Team. They will also be expected to initiate and collaborate with external partners, including Protection Cluster and the other programmatic units to ensure mainstreaming of protection, GBV prevention and response, gender equality and inclusion in all relevant IOM South Sudan’s programmes. Finally, they will also ensure that the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) considerations are integrated in all IOM South Sudan’s programmes.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion Unit as, operational project management as regards the IOM South Sudan standalone protection, gender equality and inclusion programmes, and technical oversight for protection, gender equality and inclusion components of programmes operated by other Units.

  2. Identify needs and opportunities for IOM South Sudan to further strengthen its protection and inclusion programming.

  3. Lead on the mainstreaming of centrality of protection approach throughout IOM South Sudan programming, particularly through proactive engagement at project development stage to ensure projects are grounded in main principles of inclusion.

  4. Liaise and collaborate closely with relevant stakeholders to help ensure that IOM South Sudan protection, gender equality and inclusion activities are broadly known amongst key actors including donors and relevant authorities.

  5. Prepare reports, briefings, background material and social media content as required in this regard to proactively support donor engagement and assist in creating funding opportunities.

  6. Act as protection, gender equality and inclusion focal point for IOM South Sudan in respect of UN coordination and inter-agency mechanisms and fora including the Protection Cluster and its sub-clusters.

  7. Provide advice on protection, gender equality and inclusion to the IOM South Sudan Senior Management and Project Support Unit and mainstream protection, gender equality and inclusion across the IOM South Sudan areas of work, including but not limited to internal policies and practices.

  8. Develop, update and disseminate the IOM South Sudan Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion Strategy and Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Crisis action plans and develop and organize capacity building for IOM South Sudan in this regard.

  9. Oversee and guide the management by the Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion Unit of individual protection cases identified through IOM South Sudan programme activities and establish a system of referrals and safe response to protection incidents as appropriate.

  10. Strengthen the Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion Unit’s programme monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management system in close collaboration with the IOM South Sudan and the Programme Support Unit.

  11. Support IOM South Sudan to implement the PSEA commitments across all Mission activities, act as main support to the IOM South Sudan PSEA focal points network and liaise with the IOM Global PSEA coordinator as required.

  12. In close collaboration with the IOM South Sudan CCCM Unit, coordinate and guide the further improvement of the integration of AAP Framework across all IOM South Sudan programming.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in International Law, Political or Social Sciences, Human Rights or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

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

Experience

• Proven experience in successfully developing and maintain working relationships with Government counterparts, inter-governmental organizations, UN agencies and national and international NGOs in politically complex contexts around protection and inclusion.

• Experience in the field of protection and inclusion including at least three years of relevant field experience as a protection officer or equivalent in a crisis or postcrisis context.

• Experience of working in contexts with complex migration issues including forced displacement a distinct advantage.

• Solid experience in team-management, experience of managing teams operating in remote field locations a distinct advantage.

• Experience in developing and managing protection and inclusion projects is a requirement.

• Knowledge of, and experience with, key inter-agency coordination mechanisms in crisis and postcrisis contexts is a distinct advantage.

Languages

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

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

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

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

Notes

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

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

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

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner

consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

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

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

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

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

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

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

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

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

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

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

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

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

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

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

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

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 05 May 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Posting period:

From 22.04.2022 to 05.05.2022

No Fees:

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

Requisition: SVN 2022 115 Programme Coordinator (Protection, Gender Equality and Inclusion) (P3) Juba, South Sudan (57532692) Released

Posting: Posting NC57532693 (57532693) Released

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South Sudan: CCCM Cluster (Co-) Coordinator – Juba

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Apr 222022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 21 May 2022

Fixed term | 12 months | ASAP

ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 38 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 20 million beneficiaries.

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

Ensure a coherent and effective CCCM response, by mobilizing cluster partners to respond in a strategic manner.

Promote best practice and relevant standards amongst partners engaged in CCCM response, with particular attention placed on Do-No-Harm principles.

  1. Cluster Coordination

a) Assume overall responsibility for co-leadership of the CCCM ;

b) Work closely with other key members of the CCCM, including National, Provincial or Local Governments, OCHA, UNICEF and all other cluster members;

c) Secure commitments from humanitarian actors responding to or supporting the cluster response;

d) Support both multi-sector and CCCMspecific needs assessments and utilise existing secondary to inform sector response planning;

e) Identify gaps in the sector’s current coverage and advocate to address these gaps amongst humanitarian actors on behalf the affected population;

f) Lead updating of the CCCM Cluster work plan, and co-ordinate the harmonisation of response activities, ensuring that activities prevent overlap and duplication and thus maximize resources;

g) Ensure that inter-agency response strategy for CCCM reflects key findings from needs assessments, identifying gaps, and formulating a sector-wide interagency response plan, taking into account the cross-cutting areas from other sectors or clusters.

h) Ensure that information is shared amongst cluster members, and that information from other sectors and clusters is made available to cluster members in order to improve planning, integration and implementation;

i) Ensure clear and effective communication occurs between the field and the national cluster;

j) Contribute to regular OCHA sitreps, and take an active part in OCHA co-ordination meetings;

k) Ensure, along with the Cluster coordinator, representation of the CCCMin all relevant external meetings and collect/share information as relevant;

l) Ensure CCCM is explicitly included and prioritized in all multi-sector assessments and reports, including OCHA Sitreps;

m) Track and monitor cluster members fundraising for CCCM specific interventions, and ensure that members are aware of funding opportunities;

n) If the country response has access to Humanitarian Pooled Funds, work with members to identify key cluster priorities, assess submitted projects in regards to these priorities, their cost –effectiveness, and the needs of the affected population. Recommend the most effective projects for funding to the Humanitarian/Resident Coordinator regardless of submitting agency;

o) Participate actively with the Cluster Lead Agency to global humanitairian planning activities such as Humanitarian Needs Overviews (HNOs) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRPs);

p) Form and chair any related Technical Working Groups that are requested by the cluster members;

q) Consult and identify how the CCCM cluster should facilitate the move towards early recovery and plan an exit strategy for the cluster;

r) Ensure that NGO perspectives and the consensus view of NGO cluster members is represenated within the Humanitarian Country Team and associated documents produced.

  1. Capacity Building

a) Carry out capacity mapping of all current and potential CCCM actors – government, national and international humanitarian organizations as well as national institutions and the private sector;

b) Promote and support training of humanitarian personnel and capacity building of humanitarian partners, based on the mapping and understanding of available capacity;

c) Identify learning and training opportunities for CCCM cluster members and work in increase capacity in preparedness and response within the cluster

d) Ensure that cluster participants are aware of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government/concerned authorities have undertaken under international human rights law;

e) Promote Protection main-streaming and regard for Do-No-Harm principles into the response of CCCM members. Liaise with the Protection, Child Protection, GBV, mine-action working groups where necessary ;

f) Where appropriate, ensure that capacity building of ACTED programme staff occurs in order to ensure on-going sustainability and quality of ACTED’s CCCM response.

Take steps to move the CCCM in line with the principles of the Transformative Agenda (e.g. accountability to the affected population, beneficiary participation)

Expected skills and qualifications

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

Conditions

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

How to apply:

Send your application (CV & cover letter) by email (jobs@acted.org) Ref: CC CCCM/SSD

Please note that ACTED does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

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Logistics Manager

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Apr 222022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 18 Jun 2022
  • Role & Responsibilities

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

Project Overview

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

Workplace & Conditions

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

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Logistics Management – Supply chain

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

Logistics Management – Resources

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

Representation

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

Financial management

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

Staff Management

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

Quality Management

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

Delegated Responsibilities

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

Team Spiritual Life

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

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

Qualifications

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

Experience / Competencies

  • Minimum 4 years relevant logistics and management experience in emergency and/or development context.
  • Experience of budget management and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate financial reports.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the logistics sector.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of rules, regulations and donor policies governing the compliance/regulatory management of procurement rules from US, EU, UN and other agencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with programme teams and be able to represent Medair with UN organizations, other international NGO’s and local authorities world-wide. Technical understanding of mechanical equipment.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capacity to work under pressure & tight deadlines. Diplomatic, especially for working with authorities & suppliers.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

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

c) 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 MedairPage.

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Social Worker

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Apr 162022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Medical Mission Board
Closing date: 26 Apr 2022

Job Summary

Catholic Medical Mission Board has been operational in Western Equatoria, South Sudan since October 2009. With a focus on development and transitional programming, CMMB is implementing Health with a focus on Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection, and GBV as well as COVID19 vaccination programs in 5 Counties in Western Equatoria, South Sudan. The case workers/social workers’ role is to conduct case management including FTR activities in the field through identification, documentation, tracing, reunification, follow ups and interim care arrangements for CAAFAG and unaccompanied, separated, and missing children. This will also include family mediation to resolve family conflicts that directly affect wellbeing of children. The social worker manages assigned cases at the field level, fills all required case management forms, initiate tracing actions, temporary care monitoring and reunification etc. as per the interagency case management guidelines.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Adhere to weekly FTR schedules and work to achieve at least 5% weekly follow up for TCMs etc. Achieve no of cases assigned per week.

• Identify individual cases through regular presence in the community and accept referrals from other agencies and community members**

• Conduct initial assessments for CP cases and prioritize them according to risk levels. This includes CAAFAG, child survivors of GBV, UASC, children living with disabilities etc.**

• Develop case plans that respond to needs addressed in assessments and seek support of supervision when necessary**

• Regularly follow up to ensure all services and action points listed in the case plan are carried out within agreed time frames including case management packages, tracing, temporary care monitoring etc. Ensure that process is regularly reviewed.**

• Regularly Monitor and support to children and families through home visits, providing guidance, advice and emotional support, community mediation and referrals.**

• Work with supervisors and managers to arrange case conferences for complex cases and ensure children receive multi-disciplinary support.**

• Manage cases in line with SOPs, adhere to standard documentation process and flow best guidance.**

• Document all cases using relevant interagency case management forms including consent, registration, comprehensive assessment, case plan, case update, tracing, referral etc. and ensure that data collection respect data protection protocols**

• Participate in weekly meetings with social worker with case management officer to review case progress and ensure data entry is accurately completed and verified.**

• Raise awareness on prevention of family separations and available case management services

• Conduct beneficiary feedback mechanisms with children and caregivers

• Perform any other job-related tasks as may be assigned to him/her by the supervisors

1. Skills and Abilities

• Ability to set ambitious practical goals for themselves and achieve them

• Ability to work independently and hold themselves accountable to decisions made, resources managed and expected deliverables

• Creative and innovative where necessary, for timely, cost-effective and high impact achievements

• Approachable, a good listener and able to channel a diversity of ideas into a successful program

• Honest, open and transparent, adhering to organizational policies as applicable.

• Excellent communication skills with a strong command of the English language; Local Arabic, local language skills required.

2. Qualifications and Competencies.

· College diploma in Psychology, counselling, social sciences, social work, development studies, education etc. from a recognized university/institution.

· At least three years’ proven experience working in child protection in emergencies including knowledge of case management and family tracing and reunification.

· Strong experience in child protection policies and practices in South Sudan

· Training and experience in Do No Harm and conflict sensitivity.

· Interested in working with youth and children

· Professional and friendly to children

· Demonstrate cultural, gender, religious, nationality and age sensitivity

· Great team player, excellent communication skills, maintains good working relationships and ability to work under minimum supervision.

· Exercise self-control and self-respect

· Ability to work in hard-to-reach areas

How to apply:

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressed to CMMB South Sudan at the following email address: CMMBSouthSudanjobs@cmmb.org by latest the 26th April, 2022. If interested, please apply as soon as possible, as we will be evaluating applications as they come in. We encourage qualified female candidates to apply. For further information please reach out to the Human Resource Manager at Tel: +211 929490045.

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Psychosocial Support-GBV Officer

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Apr 162022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Medical Mission Board
Closing date: 26 Apr 2022

Job Summary

Catholic Medical Mission Board has been operational in Western Equatoria, South Sudan since October 2009. With a focus on development and transitional programming, CMMB is implementing Health with a focus on Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection, and GBV as well as COVID19 vaccination programs in 5 Counties in Western Equatoria, South Sudan. The PSS/GBV Officer will provide technical support and leadership required for the successful implementation of the child protection/GBV project and will support the case workers in awareness raising activities, including the provision of information on available GBV and child protection services and facilitating referrals. This will include providing training and mentoring to community volunteers, case workers, animators in identifying and referring cases of GBV/child protection.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Under the supervision of the Child Protection Manager, provide technical oversight and capacity-building through training, mentorship and on-the-job support for case workers, animators, community volunteers and adolescent peer groups on GBV, child protection and SRH awareness-raising and referrals.

• Lead case management of Gender Based Violence Cases and ensure proper documentation, assessment, case plan implementation, follow up and information management of all GBV cases.

• Strengthen and maintain networks with community leaders and groups and service providers to ensure that survivors receive compassionate support from the community and to encourage greater communication, collaboration, and coordination among partners.

• Ensure the implementation of an effective referral system at the interagency and community level to ensure survivors can access quality case management services in a timely manner.

• Supervise and lead the implementation of activities at the women and girls’ friendly spaces, safe desks at the health facilities including the setting up of information and help desks.

• Participate in development of monthly outreach plans with case workers, animators, and community volunteers, based on case trends and ongoing needs of women and girls, include strategies to reach women and girls who are more isolated/have special needs.

• Provide leadership and guidance regarding GBV and SRH activities to all Case Workers to ensure all program activities meet best practice standards as well as taking lead in male discussion sessions in Engaging Men through Accountable Practice.

• Lead the roll out of communities’ care program model at selected communities

• Ensure timely completion and submission of regular program and staff reporting and annual performance reviews, as appropriate

• Assist with the recruitment of Case Workers and the identification of community volunteers.

• Initiate regular, participatory assessments/feedback surveys with client communities.

• Conduct participatory needs assessments/safety audits focused on CP needs, using quantitative, qualitative, and participatory methods that ensure community involvement. (FGDs, individual interviews, observation, key informant interviews, household outreach).

• Provide inputs into and consolidate weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and quarterly progress reports on the Case Management activities; Submit reports for all field activities, trainings, and meetings.

• Engage focal points or key community informants (representative sample of leaders, community mobilisers, caregivers and PTAs that includes a representative snapshot of the AGD breakdown of the population per locality) in assessments, and establish awareness/info sessions on key protection concepts, COVID 19,referral pathway, role of women, power imbalances in the community, social stigma etc.

• Documentation of people voices and successful stories

• Train adolescent girls on reusable sanitary pad making.

• Coordinate GBV activities in the county working closely with other GBV actors

• Organize/participate in key GBV events e.g., international women’s day,16 days of activism

• Ensure the GBVIMS database is updated, and monthly reports shared

• Perform any other job-related duty assigned by the supervisor

1. Skills and Abilities

• Ability to set ambitious practical goals for themselves and achieve them

• Ability to work independently and hold themselves accountable to decisions made, resources managed and expected deliverables

• Creative and innovative where necessary, for timely, cost-effective and high impact achievements

• Approachable, a good listener and able to channel a diversity of ideas into a successful program

• Honest, open and transparent, adhering to organizational policies as applicable.

• Excellent communication skills with a strong command of the English language; Local Arabic language skills required.

2. Qualifications and Competencies.

· Degree/diploma in Psychology, counselling, social sciences, social work, development studies, education etc. from a recognized university/institution.

· At least 3 years of working experience in GBV and Child Protection and sound knowledge of CP concepts such as UASC, FTR process, CFSs, PSS and Case Management.

· Familiarity with the GBVIMS, CPIMS and other CP related databases

· Demonstrate cultural, gender, religious, nationality and age sensitivity

· Great team player, excellent communication skills, maintains good working relationships and ability to work under minimum supervision.

  • Computer literate (Word, Excel)
  • Ability and motivation to work well with local authorities, local leaders, and local community
  • Good creative problem solving and social skills
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases
  • Sensitivity towards the protection and well-being of vulnerable children.
  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in dealing with matters of significance for the company

· Stress-resilient, able to cope with deadlines and complex problems

· Ability to work under minimum supervision and in a team

· Ability to work in hard-to-reach areas

  • Commitment to CMMB’s Child Protection Policy.

How to apply:

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressed to CMMB South Sudan at the following email address: CMMBSouthSudanjobs@cmmb.org by latest the 26th April, 2022. If interested, please apply as soon as possible, as we will be evaluating applications as they come in. We encourage qualified female candidates to apply. For further information please reach out to the Human Resource Manager at Tel: +211 929490045.

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Case Management Officer

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Apr 162022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Medical Mission Board
Closing date: 26 Apr 2022

Job Summary

Catholic Medical Mission Board has been operational in Western Equatoria, South Sudan since October 2009. With a focus on development and transitional programming, CMMB is implementing Health with a focus on Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection, and GBV as well as COVID19 vaccination programs in 5 Counties in Western Equatoria, South Sudan. The Case Management Officer will support the implementation and monitoring of case management work under child protection. He/ She will be responsible for managing a team of senior social workers and social workers, ensuring proper coordination with the other case management implementing agencies and delivering timely qualitative reports.**

Key Roles and Responsibilities.

• In collaboration with the Child Protection Manager and other CP staff, ensure proper coordination between the PSS activities implemented and the case management work.

• Organize and implement case worker trainings, mentorship sessions etc. on referral and case management when needed.

• Supervise and coach case workers on the identification, assessment, documentation, referral (to relevant services) and follow-up of at-risk children and families (Case Management). This also includes mapping of available child protection services.

• Coordinate case conference meetings.

• Establish/review a foster care/kinship database and train identified and screened foster caregivers in line with established guidelines.

• Conduct alone and / or support the case workers in family visits if necessary.

• Ensure that case workers respect confidentiality and follow ethical guidelines.

• Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained per agreed procedure, and information is provided on community activities as required including the cases closed.

• Ensure that files, registers, and computer databases are stored confidentially and are used in an appropriate and correct manner.

• Supervise activities at the Child Transit Centre to ensure that the center adheres to alternative care centers guidelines and children are protected.

• Support in coordinating and participating in cluster meetings at State level.

• Work closely with the vocational training institutions and other learning institutions to support training of vulnerable children.

• Closely work with the training centers and other stakeholders e.g., business community on placement of trainees on internship and possible job opportunities.

• Advocate and collaborate with other stakeholders on inclusion of vulnerable children through their caregivers in various livelihood programs. Monitor the progress of such initiatives to ensure maximum benefit for children and their families.

• Submit reports concerning implemented outreach activities and overview on the case management.

• Participate in weekly/monthly case management meetings.

• Collate and compile all work plans and share weekly.

• Write and submit weekly activity reports.

• Ensure constant and transparent communication and collaboration with relevant community structures and community leaders.

• Document best case practices and case studies.

• Share information on field-level successes and challenges with the Child Protection Manager.

• Conduct Joint field visits with caseworkers.

• Perform other related ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

1. Skills and Abilities

• Ability to set ambitious practical goals for themselves and achieve them

• Ability to work independently and hold themselves accountable to decisions made, resources managed and expected deliverables

• Creative and innovative where necessary, for timely, cost-effective and high impact achievements

• Approachable, a good listener and able to channel a diversity of ideas into a successful program

• Honest, open and transparent, adhering to organizational policies as applicable.

• Excellent communication skills with a strong command of the English language; Local Arabic language skills required.

How to apply:

1. How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressed to CMMB South Sudan at the following email address: CMMBSouthSudanjobs@cmmb.org by latest the 26th April, 2022. If interested, please apply as soon as possible, as we will be evaluating applications as they come in. We encourage qualified female candidates to apply. For further information please reach out to the Human Resource Manager at Tel: +211 929490045.

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MYRP Secretariat Coordinator South Sudan Juba

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 27 Apr 2022

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Background

The Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Multi-Year Resilience Programme (MYRP) was launched in South Sudan in 2020. The programme is based on a Theory of Change that focuses on conflict-sensitive interventions that move communities from emergency to recovery and development through ensuring that children have access to quality and inclusive learning opportunities that support their transition into further levels of education while also supporting their holistic wellbeing and development.

NRC is a member of the MYRP Grantee Consortium in South Sudan and also manages a secretariat that supports the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI) as the chair of the in country MYRP Steering Committee.

The purpose of the MYRP Secretariat Coordinator position is to implement delegated MYRP project portfolio.

As MYRP Secretariat Coordinator, you will;

  1. Facilitate and support coordination of meetings with MoGEI
  2. Coordinate with the MoGEI in the development of funding strategy of the MYRP
  3. Contribute to the overall fundraising efforts and support the Ministry of Education including providing strategic guidance on proposal development
  4. Ensure information exchange among the different functions of MYRP including the steering committee members, Grantees and any other relevant interest groups
  5. Manage the MYRP Secretariat resources (human, material & financial)
  6. Support capacity building of MoGEI technical staff at National, State and County level, and transfer key skills through mentoring and on-the-job training
  7. Provide technical and administrative support to MoGEI as chair of the Steering Committee in its coordination and oversight role of the MYRP.
  8. Facilitate linkages between the Steering Committee, concerned government agencies, local government offices, relevant committees and units within MoGEI, humanitarian and development actors, existing coordination systems at national and state levels.
  9. Participate in donor scoping missions, evaluations, reviews and assessments as directed by the under secretary
  10. Contribute to the dissemination of research products and other information outputs that promote the goals of objectives of MYRP.
  11. Ensure Steering Committee decisions are communicated timely through appropriate channels to relevant stakeholders**
  12. Support MoGEI to establish and strengthen relationships with new and existing donors.

You will have;

  • An Advanced Degree in International Development Studies, Education Administration, Business Administration, Management or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in humanitarian/recovery programs
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, coaching and capacity building as well as ability to work with culturally diverse teams
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills and ability to develop coherent viewpoints.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • Solid budgeting skills and understanding of working with multiple donors including UKAID, USAID, the EU and Foundations.
  • Experience in designing programs and resource mobilization for multi-year programs in an international environment.
  • Strong experience working in a partnership model and establishing and maintaining coordination and communication systems at inter-agency level
  • Ability to build strong coalitions and strong networks for resource mobilization.

What we offer

Type of Contract: 06 months contract

Grade: 8 according to NRC’s grading and salary scale, terms and conditions

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

Travel: 20 % travel to the field

Start Date: As soon as possible

How to apply:

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