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Logistics Manager

 Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Logistics Manager
Jul 172021
 

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

Role & Responsibilities

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

Project Overview

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

Workplace & Conditions

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

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Logistics Management – Supply chain

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

Logistics Management – Resources

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

Representation

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

Financial management

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

Staff Management

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

Quality Management

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

Delegated Responsibilities

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

Team Spiritual Life

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

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

Qualifications

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

Experience / Competencies

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

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

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

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.

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

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ERT – Project Support Manager

 Diseño Grafico, FULL TIME, Mercadeo  Comments Off on ERT – Project Support Manager
Jun 302021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Medair
Closing date: 29 Aug 2021

Role & Responsibilities

The Project Support Manager (PSM) is involved in a wide variety of activities involving coordination, logistics (transport, warehousing, and procurement), Human Resources (HR), Finance, security, and staff supervision. This provides valuable support to the programme staff, enabling them to focus on their core activities.

Project Overview

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) works across South Sudan in response to acute emergencies: displacement due to conflict or disasters, returnee/refugee influxes, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and emergency level malnutrition. The ERT has teams across four sectors – Health, Nutrition, Non-Food Items (NFIs)/Emergency Shelter, and WASH, with teams often working together in field sites. Multiple emergency response sites may be active at any given time.

Workplace & Working Conditions

Field based position in Juba, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Logistics

  • Supporting logistical activities such as procurement (including procurement planning), supply chain, stock management, warehousing, transport booking and tracking, utilities in field locations, communication equipment, vehicle hire, base setup, and asset tracking.
  • Liaising with the ERT Project Managers to provide logistical support to the projects and the field teams.
  • Be the point of contact between all ERT teams and Juba-based logistics positions.
  • Travel to ERT response locations & support logistics operations including base set up, stock management, and supplier selection. Work with team members and field management to ensure the security of the Medair field base(s) and of all Medair property and equipment.

Finance

  • Supervise all financial activities to ensure all cash management needs, reporting deadlines, salary payments are timely and internal and external audit requirements are met.
  • Ensure all internal financial controls and documentation are in place and guidelines are followed.

Human Resources

  • Supervise the HR function as recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, and disciplinary action.
  • Ensure all national and legal requirements relating to recruitment and employment are adhered to, including contracts, statutory deductions, record keeping, payroll documentation, and archiving.

Staff Management

  • Manage and work with nationally recruited staff with an emphasis on developing individual and team capacity to handle a variety of logistical, finance and HR tasks as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Work with casual labour (including hiring, and payments) to achieve specific, time-bound tasks.

Administration

  • In close collaboration with the Medair logistics, HR and Finance teams, meet the related administrative requirements of Medair donors, local legislation, suppliers, contractors, and any other stakeholders, so that the logistical aspects of the programme function efficiently, effectively, and with integrity.
  • Ensure a clear and transparent paper trail is in place for all logistical transactions that records are kept in an orderly and timely fashion.
  • Contribute, as required, to the accurate and timely reporting of activities (weekly & monthly reports).

Communication

  • Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with colleagues to ensure they are kept informed of activities and requirements.
  • Provide training, advice, mentoring, and coaching as required to all relevant staff on logistical, HR and Finance procedures, internal controls, and the logistical and finance requirements of donors.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers, local authorities, the Logistics Cluster, other NGOs and stakeholders, representing Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships.

Quality Management

  • Use and promote the use of documents in the Medair e-library and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.
  • Be aware of the potential for loss or fraud in logistical activities and procedures. Proactively work to prevent them by working with the team to improve transparency.

Team Spiritual Life

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

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

Qualifications

  • University degree in relevant subject such as Logistics / Management / Business Administration or equivalent professional / technical qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • Relevant professional experience in an administrative position, including Logistics, and/or Base Management. Work experience in HR and Finance and supervisory experience desirable.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the NGO sector desirable.
  • Problem solving ability. Strong administrative skills. Good numerical and report writing skills.
  • Attention to detail. Team-player with good communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

How to apply:

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

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

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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Education Project Manager South Sudan Wau

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May 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 4 Jun 2021

In a consortium led by Family Health International (FHI 360), NRC with BRAC and Democracy International will implement a three – year USAID funded Education for Peace and Resilience Project targeting conflict affected adolescents and youth. The project, which focusses on formal and non-formal education, seeks to increase safe learning spaces, support teachers to teach literacy and numeracy, increase psychosocial support services in schools, integrate peace building approaches into the teaching and learning processes and enhance the capacity of PTAs and school stakeholders to manage schools and support the learning for their children.

In this consortium, NRC will deliver community outreach interventions to support children and youth to enter schools within the inclusive and gender-sensitive peace education framework. Primarily NRC’s responsibility is for Western Bahr El Ghazal and Jonglei project Hub with additional support to other consortium members in their respective Hubs on specific activities.

The Education for Peace and Resilience EPRR Project Manager will provide strategic direction and overall management of the project whilst being responsible for the development and implementation of the EPRR Project activities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction to EPRR education team, and ensure quality results
  • Provide guidance on USAID regulations and ensure compliance
  • Develop and manage education project budget, in coordination with the Area Manager and NRC finance team
  • Develop work plans, lead and oversee timely implementation of project activities ensuring quality outcomes
  • Develop Monitoring and Evaluation Systems together with Education Specialist, Area Programme Manager/Area Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.
  • Engage with project stakeholders including consortium members for synergies and standardization of approaches
  • Represent EPRR in various forums e.g. cluster, Technical Working Group meetings, donor engagement meetings
  • Coordinate program activities with State governments especially the State Ministry of Education and other education actors for optimal resource use.
  • Compile project reports and other written out as per donor requirements.
  • Work closely with other Core Competency teams to ensure NRC integrated programming

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • An Advanced Degree in Education, Social Sciences or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience from a senior level in project implementation working on humanitarian/recovery programs in insecure, complex and volatile environments.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working with USAID commercial contracts
  • 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 complex arguments
  • A minimum of 5 years’ budget management with USAID funding and contracts
  • Experience in managing USAID contracts specifically, commercial contracts
  • Technical expertise in education, youth, adolescence, peacebuilding, teacher education, socio- emotional awareness and learning
  • Experience with remote management, assessments and project start-ups
  • Knowledge of South Sudan Context is a plus

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Country Representative – South Sudan

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Apr 172021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
Closing date: 30 Apr 2021

Country Representative – South Sudan

Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 – 24 months)

Salary: £62,257 per annum (This includes a 10% mobility allowance + 10% recruitment and retention allowance + 10% pension contribution + £3000 hardship allowance.)

Position Description

To lead, plan and monitor CAFOD and Trócaire in partnership’s (CTP) involvement in South Sudan in line with the agreed strategy. The scope of the post falls in to the following broad categories:

  • South Sudan Country Programme (humanitarian, development and advocacy) including: ownership of the South Sudan Country Strategy; programme quality and working closely with and in support of partner organisations in South Sudan to build strong and mutually supportive partnerships. This is exercised in consultation with the Head of Region and Joint Agency Governance Group (JAGG) and in line with the overall direction of the region/department/division/organisation for CAFOD and Trócaire.
  • Office Management: Managing the country office, leading and managing the staff team and where necessary engaging short-term consultants for specific inputs.
  • Financial and Funding Accountability: Budget authority and management for the South Sudan programme ensuring good financial management of CTP funds and donor funds, overheads and programme expenditure.
  • Representation: Internal and external representation of the South Sudan programme Ensuring that CTP is effectively represented to key local and international players and networks, including the local church, institutional donors and other key contacts.
  • Communication and Learning: Contributing to the strengthening of CTP’s institutional response to the challenges in South Sudan, through shared learning and information for development education,
  • Security management and risk management: Hold responsibility for managing and ensuring appropriate country security and adherence to CTP policy and guidelines.
  • Other: Fundraising, campaigning and public policy work.

Job Scope

Responsible for line managing managers and for managing staff in South Sudan with multiple partners and programmes; Manage staffing profile within agreed budget; Manage overall budgets, financial planning and authorisation of all expenditure at country level; Manage all financial matters including audits & financial risk at country level; Take responsibility for security management in South Sudan; Act as the legal representative for CTP in South Sudan; Act as prime spokesperson for CTP in South Sudan.

Accountability

This role reports to the Head of Africa and is ex-officio officer to the joint Agency Governance Group, consisting of CAFOD Head of Region, Trócaire Head of Region, Trócaire Head of Humanitarian Programmes and CAFOD Head of Humanitarian Programmes – Africa. This post directly manages: Programme Manager – resilience; Programme Quality manager; Programme Development and Funding Officer, Finance and Administration Manager; and Logistics Coordinator.

To read more and apply please visit CAFOD website to begin the application process.

How to apply:

To read more and apply, please visit CAFOD jobsite https://cafod.org.uk/Work-with-us to begin the application process.

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Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator-(South Sudan Nationals)

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Apr 012021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 16 Apr 2021

Description

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 7 countries: Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Action Against Hunger-USA has over $60 million in programs, and approximately 1,600 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

Summary of the position

Coordinate the activities of the FSL Department in close collaboration with other departments including WaSH, Nutrition, Human Resources, Finance and Logistics. Ensure synergy with other humanitarian partners within Action Against Hunger’s catchment areas and serve as a liaison between Action Against Hunger, relevant line ministries, and the FSL Cluster.

Requirements

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate Food Security and Livelihood program according to Action Against Hunger’s strategy and technical protocols and effectively manage teams.
  • Ensure continuous analysis of the overall humanitarian context and define Action Against Hunger’s technical positioning.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger externally in the South Sudan humanitarian community and identify and assist in the development of new funding opportunities.
  • Provide leadership on Monitoring, Evaluation, Documentation and Reporting activities.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • You have a minimum of a Master’s degree in International Development, Rural Development, International Humanitarian Assistance, Agriculture, Livestock or related studies.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years work experience in similar setting and responsibility.
  • You have experience in Experience in humanitarian settings delivering agriculture, livestock, cash and other livelihoods-based programming, required in complex emergency and conflict/post-conflict settings.
  • You have experience working outside East Africa Region.
  • You have experience working with migratory and/or agro‐pastoral populations.
  • You have experience working with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, CDC, etc.).
  • You are willing to travel in the field and live in uncomfortable conditions when necessary.
  • You are very efficient leading processes
  • You have experience designing and delivering training for national teams with low capacity.
  • You have good management and coordination skills and ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • You are experienced in donor communications.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
  • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team
  • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.

Benefits

Action Against Hunger will offer a competitive package commensurate with the role.

How to apply:

To apply, please! Send your cover letter and CV with three professional References to recruitment@ssd-actionagainsthunger.org specifying National FSL Coordinator: as the tittle of your email. Due to the Urgent need to fill this position, Applications will be reviewed on rolling bases.

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External Advert-FFA Project Manager

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Feb 202021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 4 Mar 2021

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like saving lives, governance and peace building, education, land rights and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

The Role

Oxfam has been working in South Sudan since 1983. Our Programmatic Strategy concentrates on saving lives, Resilient Livelihoods, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance and Active Citizenship through a full spectrum platform that includes humanitarian response, recovery and resilience, long term development and policy and advocacy. Oxfam currently operates via seven area field offices in South Sudan. (It also works in partnership with several national organisations and community groups.

Position: FFA Field Monitor

Reports to: FFA Technical Officer

Location: Pibor

Grade & Level: E1 National

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Number of post: 2

Duration of Contract: (10) Months

KEY Essential

· Accountable to the FFA Technical Officer for the direct implementation of the all elements of the FFA Project at the local level.

· An understanding of communities and livelihoods and community dynamics.

· Problem solving and analysis in quick decision-making with no precedent, decisions taken with Manager.

· Work patterns are high pressure and require urgent action.

· Makes local information accessible and usable by project management and non-specialists.

· Knowledge required includes broad understanding of and their relevance to own specialism.

· Contacts are with wide spectrum of clients, often external including local government, traditional leadership, community members and Government and government sector offices.

Project implementation:**

· Participate in targeting and registration of beneficiaries for Oxfam EFSL programmes

· Carry out field verifications and assessments as directed by FFA Technical Officer and FFA Technical Team Leader.

· Community mobilisation and stakeholder sensitisation

· Liaise and coordinate with local leadership, community members and traditional leadership on project implementation

· Interface with project beneficiaries and get feedback on Oxfam programming at community and local level

· Organise distributions, cash transfers and any other relevant project activity at local level.

· Provide regular updates and reports to FFA Technical Officer and team leader on project implementation progress, challenges and food security and livelihoods context

· Monitor the changing external environment within the programme area as it relates to the extent of EFSL programme.

Skills, Experience & Knowledge

· A diploma or equivalent in social Sciences, Business, Development, Food Security or related field

· Demonstrable experience of implementing food assistance programs and other for work programs.

· Emergency experience with an NGO essential, with proven application at field level

· Knowledge and experience in pastoral livelihoods

· Willing to work in remote communities for long periods of time

· Hands on field experience, PRA and communication skills essential

· Good computer skills (Excel and word)

· Good written and spoken English essential

Good spoken Local language essential

How to apply:

Deadline for submission of applications is 04 March 2021. Interested Applicants should send soft copies of their CVs and Cover letters to Hrsouthsudan@oxfam.org.uk or submit hard copies of their CVS to our Pibor Office.

NB: This position is open to South Sudanese Only and Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of screening checks.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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Operations Manager

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Oct 072020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: DanChurchAid
Closing date: 20 Oct 2020

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

DCA works with the poorest of the poor, seeking to support community-based solutions through the safer community approach. The HRMA Programme is part of the DCA country programme in South Sudan and includes office staff and field teams within safer community, risk education, psycho-social support and clearance work, including mine clearance, battle area clearance and explosive ordnance disposal.

The Operations Manager oversees operations of an innovative and diverse HRMA Programme that works closely with national mine action authorities, local authorities and communities as well as with UNMAS and other mine action actors. The HRMA Programme is supported by international donors with 3 international 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 close coordination with safer community and explosive ordinance risk education. 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 HRMA and country programme in a challenging work environment. The Operations Manager refers to the HRMA Head of Programme for support on fundraising and project cycle management and the DCA South Sudan Country Director, who has overall oversight of the programme in South Sudan.

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 HMA programme and 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 security plans and security training 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 are good at coordination, 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.

  • 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.

About Us

DCA South Sudan has an annual turnover of app. 15 Mill USD, incl. the HRMA 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 qualified 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, Child Safeguarding and Counter Terrorism policies.

How to apply:

Closing date of application is 20th October 2020. 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 Skype. Please apply through the following link: https://www.noedhjaelp.dk/det-goer-vi/om-os/job/job-i-udlandet/operations-manager-dca-south-sudan-juba

For further information please contact Alexandra Blaise Balmer, Country Director, e-mail albb@dca.dk.

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Operation Manager

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Oct 012020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale
Closing date: 27 Oct 2020

Durata: 1 year

Lingua: English

Riporta a:
1st AVSI South Sudan Country Representative
2nd AVSI South & East Africa Regional Manager

Scopo della posizione:
The Operation Manager assures efficiency and efficacy in all operations within the country. Shehe assures compliance (accountability) with AVSI’s internal policies and procedures, and according to those provided by the Donors. The Operation Manager performs each activity according to the Code of Ethics in line with AVSI Mission, Values and Method and shares the organizational culture with colleagues, beneficiaries and all stakeholders. Heshe is a role model in understating, sharing and adhering to AVSI core values and behaviors (focusing on transparency, integrity, accountability, etc. as per AVSI Code of Ethics) and ensures their adoption and implementation.

Principali compiti e responsabilità:
• Under the lead of the Country Representative heshe, plays a key role in the development and implementation of the country programme direction and strategy in all aspect related to operations;
• Collaborate with HR at the Country level for administrative issue related to employment and under the supervision of the Country Representative;
• Ensure compliance with AVSI policies and local laws including NGO law, tax, and any other applicable local laws, providing a framework for effective policy implementation concerning operations;
• Developing and implementing annual departmental plans in line with the country annual plan and measuring performance against key indicators;
• Comply and support the implementation and correct application in all AVSI South Sudan offices and field bases of all Procedures (South Sudan Operations Manual) and guidelines and actively engage in problem solving through informed and innovative solutions;
• Represent AVSI in technical forums and to donors and other external stakeholders (including the media) when requested by the Country Representative;
• Under the supervision of the Country Representative heshe is the liaison with HR at the local level for the administrative aspect of employment.

Requisiti di base:
Education: University degree in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent
Work experience: at least 2 years of experience in development/Humanitarian context

Competenze e esperienze richieste:
• At least 2 years of experience as finance/administration manager
• Proficient knowledge of the standard IT software
• Strong capacities of financial management and planning
• Leadership and training skills
• Corporate managing and organizational skills
• Capacities of managing of external audits

How to apply:

Per candidarti:

https://www.avsi.org/it/vacancy/2020/09/29/operation-manager/59/

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Program Officer

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Aug 212020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 31 Aug 2020

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Background

In response to the significant humanitarian needs in the South Sudan, International Medical Corps offers comprehensive primary and secondary health care in emergency program sites including Juba, Malakal, Maban, and Wau. Currently, International Medical Corps supports one County Hospital and 14 primary health care facilities. IMC health care site coverage includes: Juba PoC, Malakal, Maban, and Wau. As part of a country-wide ebola preparedness initiative, IMC currently supports in the areas of Ebola case management and infection prevention/control with trainings across 20 medical facilities as well as with qualified medical staff at one ebola treatment unit in Juba. In addition to comprehensive primary health care, International Medical Corps also implements multiple complementary programs including mental health, reproductive and sexual health, GBV prevention and response, and health outreach activities. IMC also manages robust nutrition interventions across four operational areas: Juba PoC, Malakal, Maban, and Nyal. International Medical Corps also supports three midwiferies and nursing colleges in South Sudan in Juba, Kajo Keji and Wau. The organization is composed of over 750 national staff and 50 expatriates.

Job Purpose

The Program Officer (PO) will work directly with IMC Field Site Managers, Program Managers/Coordinators, M&E focal points, Finance Department leads, the Deputy Country Director, and the Program Coordinator to oversee timely production and submittal of all program-related reporting schedules across the IMC-SS mission. The PO will also oversee all facets of proposal development—managing proposal timelines, coordinating with relevant focal points in-country and at IMC headquarters—to ensure timely submission of proposal documents (including both narrative and budgetary components) with the highest level of accuracy and quality. The PO will also actively seek out new funding opportunities for the IMC-SS mission in order to support, enhance, or expand the program portfolio.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Program Support

  • In close coordination with the Field Site Mangers, Program Managers, and relevant country-level leads, ensure all program reporting schedules are maintained and submission of high quality donor reports is completed within specified timeframes.
  • Working with Program Managers and Coordinators, focal points at IMC headquarters, and technical leads develop and maintain grant proposal timelines. Ensuring proper and timely submission of high quality proposal packages.
  • Provide guidance to national program staff to ensure successful implementation and reporting of programs, grants, and contracts.
  • With the Deputy Country Director and the Program Coordinator, assist in monitoring the progress of all IMC-SS projects to identify issues affecting program quality and performance.
  • Respond to donor inquiries regarding program activities and reporting documents.
  • Coordinate production of various program-related documents upon request by senior management.
  • With the Program Asssistant, represent the proposal development and donor reporting component of the program portfolio in weekly senior management team meetings.
  • Actively research and pursue new funding avenues from institutional and private donors.
  • Anticipate and identify needs for donor meetings and communicate these needs to the Deputy Country Director and the Program Coordinator.
  • Assist field programs when needed.
  • Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed

Representation

  • Attend meetings with donors, UN agencies, government ministries, and other stakeholders on behalf of the organization as needed.
  • Develop and nurture contacts within the donor community, government, UN agencies, and other NGOs.
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the IMC Code of Conduct and instituational ethics and values with regard to internal and external actors.

Human Resources Management

  • Contribute to Program Assistant staff capacity development and professional growth.
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all Program Managers and Coordinators, Field Site Managers, and the Senior Management Team.

Security

  • Ensure compliance with mission-wide security protocols and policies.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corp

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Master’s preferred) in Public Health, international crisis response or development, and/or in a relevant field of study.

Experience

  • Three years of experience working in a program-related capacity in international crisis response or development, or related field (less with Master’s degree)

Competency

  • Ability to remain positive and professional under stressful working conditions.
  • Ability to endure the constraints of hardship conditions in both a developing urban context and low resource remote field site locations.
  • Relevant regional experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a cross-cultural team from widely varied socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience working with implementing partners preferred.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

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Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer, P3, Juba

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Apr 012020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 16 Apr 2020

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer has a key role to play in aligning livelihoods and economic inclusion efforts with the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR), which underscores the need to mobilize additional actors and to adopt a whole-of-society approach to strengthen refugee self-reliance and help ease pressure on host countries. Promoting economic inclusion of refugees is a key development area that will enable the achievement of these objectives and contribute to the 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Leveraging the growing global momentum, UNHCR is working to translate the objectives of the GCR into impactful results for persons of concern (POC), including through follow-up on pledges made through the 2019 Global Refugee Forum. Contributing to this global roll-out of the GCR, the Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer, with support from the Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Unit in the Division of Resilience and Solutions (DRS), works towards the following objectives: 1) improve the enabling environment for refugees to work through advocacy on the right to/at work, access to economic opportunities and service;
2) seek new and strengthen existing partnerships including with the private sector, development actors, government institutions and specialized agencies to advance economic inclusion of refugees; and
3) enhance ongoing livelihoods and economic inclusion programming through evidence-based and market-driven approaches to improve economic inclusion outcomes.

The Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer should be proactive, always looking for new opportunities, and persuasive in mobilizing donors and new partners around new models of economic and social integration. The incumbent will play a role in formulating interventions that position UNHCR a key catalyst for livelihoods and the economic inclusion of refugees.

S/he will interact with both internal and external counterparts. The incumbent will work closely with multi-functional teams on matters including but not limited to protection, education, cash, partnerships, research and analytics, SGBV, solutions, complementary pathways and more. Externally, the Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Officer will help promote refugees¿ economic inclusion through effective partnerships with relevant government line ministries, development actors, the private sector, UN agencies, international organisations and NGOs, and research institutions and universities, both at the global and country levels.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Facilitate the economic inclusion of refugees in coordination with relevant external partners such as line ministries, private sector and development actors in accordance with UNHCR Global and Country level policies, priorities, and strategies, in particular the Global Compact on Refugees.
  • Work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to assess the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work in respective host countries and recommend/implement advocacy initiatives and policy reforms to improve UNHCR POC¿s economic inclusion, rights and access to work.
  • Strengthen partnerships with relevant stakeholders to enhance economic inclusion of UNHCR POC. This includes advocating with public and private sector services providers to include UNHCR POC in supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Build on UNHCR databases to support regular information sharing and coordination among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. This includes supporting the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.
  • Conduct necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR POC.
  • Work with economic development agencies to help adapt their programmes to become inclusive of UNHCR POC and with the private sector to enhance inclusion of UNHCR POC in their labour force and supply chains.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, strengthen, guide and monitor the livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Business Management;
Socio-Economics Development;
Economics/International Economics Rural Development;
Financial Management;
or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
UNHCR Protection Learning Programme (PLP);
Operations Management Learning Programme (OMLP);
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Essential: Technical competencies in sub-sectors relevant to livelihoods programming e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc. Experience in facilitating the economic inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups and managing and advising on development processes in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, ideally in varied field contexts. Experience in working with and developing partnerships with private sector, NGOs, UN organisations, and government authorities in sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc. Experience in conducting sector assessments using quality social-science methods and tools, and in developing at least one comprehensive multi-year strategic plan for livelihoods support.
Desirable: Experience with UNHCR policies and standards.

Functional Skills
LV-Livelihoods & sub-sectors (value-chain upgrading, microfinance, cash assistance, etc.;
EX-Field experience;
EX-Experience with Inter/Non-Governmental Organization (INGO/NGO);
LV-Livelihood Project Development and Implementation;
MG-Project Management;
MG-Strategic Planning;
MS-Networking;
MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation;
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their application online on the UNHCR Careers Page at https://www.unhcr.org/careers.html by clicking on “Vacancies”.

Closing date for applications: 16 April 2020 (midnight Geneva time).

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and
opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities
as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are
encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex,
national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Logistics Officer-(Commodity Tracking)

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Mar 192020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Oxfam GB
Closing date: 1 Apr 2020

Leadership and Management

  • Lead in implementation of Oxfam minimum standard in warehousing and commodity tracking
  • Actively support Oxfam team in commodity tracking, stock reporting and data integrity in assigned areas

Work in coordination with other programme staff

  • Review all Commodity Reports at the country level.
  • Ensure that the Commodity Reports are accurate and reliable for completion of the monthly stock reports; including food distribution reports.
  • Work with the Warehouse Officer to supervise and provide training for all other commodity staff especially warehouse Assistants at field level.
  • Responsible for data integrity. Prepare accurate and reliable statistical analysis as required by the management.
  • Plan for spot checks in all warehouses to review the physical inventory, stacking, ledger books and stack cards.
  • Prepare dispatch plans and advise warehouse staff on appropriate procedures for dispatching food.
  • Liaise with WFP logistics unit on monthly stock consolidation
  • Maintain a clear and complete paper trail for all the commodity transactions from WFP and Oxfam warehouses to distribution points.
  • Maintain a clear accounting and documentation process for each shipment and maintain the shipment files.

How to apply:

Deadline for submission of applications is 01 April 2020. Interested Applicants should send soft copies of their CVs and Cover letters to Hrsouthsudan@oxfam.org.uk. or drop hard copies of their CVs to Oxfam Office in Juba.

NB: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those that are suitable to work within our values are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of screening checks.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

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South Sudan: Economic Development Specialist, South Sudan – Juba

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Dec 072019
 

Organization: World Vision
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 26 Dec 2019

World Vision International

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our almost 37,500 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Economic Development Specialist, South Sudan – Juba, you will be the chief technical advisor for Economic Development programming across the country’s programming portfolio. You will support 90% ANCP funded GREAN project ( Greater Resilience for Enhanced Agriculture and Nutrition) and 10% EU funded FORSITE project. You will provide overall strategic leadership in the Economic Development sector, guiding relevant programming in both development and emergency response contexts across the country. You will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in economic development and market systems development programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with other key stakeholders across country, including representing World Vision.

Requirements include:

  • Post-graduate degree in development studies, agriculture, economics or other relevant field is a requirement.
  • Academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in at least three of the following thematic areas is required: financial inclusion/micro-finance, climate smart agriculture, market systems development, value chain development, small enterprise development, emergency livelihoods programming, cash-based programming.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in Resilience & Livelihoods sector.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English (Arabic is an added advantage).
  • Work environment: Field-based position, with physical hardship conditions and limited amenities.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 50% of the time in the field.

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

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

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 26 DEC 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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