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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.

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MYRP Secretariat Coordinator South Sudan Juba

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Apr 142022
 

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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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Mar 302022
 

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Countries: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan
Organization: Christian Aid
Closing date: 8 Apr 2022

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches, and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality, and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

We are recruiting a Senior Internal Auditor International to work internationally developing our capacity in Africa, Asia & Middle East, and Latin & Central America.

The role will be part of the global Audit Risk and Assurance team, but its main focus will be to deliver a schedule of internal audits in the international programmes covering both whole country programmes and individual donor grants, reporting to the Internal Audit Manager for International.

This is a high-profile role that requires significant communication, negotiation, influencing, process, and controls skills to assist organisational understanding of and management of risk. It is also required to test compliance to Christian Aid’s key controls

About you

You are a skilled accountant with years of internal audit experience with INGOs. You can work on assignments autonomously or as part of a team. You can expertly interface with relevant audit stakeholders, scoping of audit work, testing of systems and processes, and providing timely reporting on the results of the audit to management for audits allocated to them within the overall internal audit plan. You are proactive and can support the capacity building of international teams, working closely with the Internal Audit Manager, International and help to embed a strong culture of compliance to ensure excellence in systems and processes.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

For internal candidates (CA staff) – This role can be based in their base location and where CA (Christian Aid) has an operational office.

For external Candidates (Non-CA staff) – This role is open for nationals based in the following locations:

  • Bangladesh
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Colombia
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Malawi
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Sudan

Salary Information: The salary will be based on Country pay scale rates and currency as follows:

  • Bangladesh – BDT -Tk 2,374,539
  • Burkina Faso – XOF 18,381,454
  • Burundi – BIF 67,546,863
  • Colombia –
  • Ethiopia – $25,643
  • India – INR – ₨ 1,745054
  • Malawi – GBP 28,487
  • Nigeria – NGN 14,825,050
  • Sierra Leone – GBP 25,120 P.A
  • South Sudan – $44,217 P.A

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Impact and Influence: Describe a situation where you have identified a complex issue that impacted a number of different stakeholders and made appropriate recommendations in a credible and persuasive manner. How did you go about it and what difference did your input make to the situation that you had identified?

Customer Focus: In a recent role, what steps have you made to proactively develop relationships with people outside of your immediate team. How would these stakeholders describe you?

Effectiveness & Accountability: Describe a time when you have had to deal with competing priorities. How did you prioritise and what were the consequences of your decision?

How to apply:

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Project Manager, South Sudan (x 2)

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Mar 262022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Fauna & Flora International
Closing date: 10 Apr 2022

Salary: Circa USD 33,500

Start Date: As soon as possible**

Contract Type: Two-year, fixed-term contract**

Location: FFI’s office in Yambio, South Sudan. With extended trips to field sites and with domestic travel to Juba as required.

FFI is seeking two experienced conservation professionals to fulfil the role of Project Manager, who will assume responsibility for managing implementation and development of one or more of FFI’s field sites in South Sudan.

The successful candidates will have a strong proven track record in supporting protected area management, ideally with experience of co-management and development models working with community members, in Africa. They will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for projects and will have excellent project, grant and financial management skills.

Strong people management skills are essential to the role to ensure a professional and motivated team that delivers effectively against project aims, objectives and timelines. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, and able to write donor proposals and reports. Additionally, the ability to lead and operate in a conflict / post-conflict situation is essential.

The successful candidates will have a strong track record in project management, fundraising and capacity building, as well as a commitment to organisational, donor and legal compliance.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 10 April 2022.

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Project Manager, South Sudan (x 2)

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Mar 222022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Fauna & Flora International
Closing date: 10 Apr 2022

Salary: Circa USD 33,500

Start Date: As soon as possible**

Contract Type: Two-year, fixed-term contract**

Location: FFI’s office in Yambio, South Sudan. With extended trips to field sites and with domestic travel to Juba as required.

FFI is seeking two experienced conservation professionals to fulfil the role of Project Manager, who will assume responsibility for managing implementation and development of one or more of FFI’s field sites in South Sudan.

The successful candidates will have a strong proven track record in supporting protected area management, ideally with experience of co-management and development models working with community members, in Africa. They will be skilled in providing strategic advice and technical input to the design, development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for projects and will have excellent project, grant and financial management skills.

Strong people management skills are essential to the role to ensure a professional and motivated team that delivers effectively against project aims, objectives and timelines. The role also requires a skilled and credible communicator, who is confident in developing and managing relationships with partner organisations and relevant stakeholders, and able to write donor proposals and reports. Additionally, the ability to lead and operate in a conflict / post-conflict situation is essential.

The successful candidates will have a strong track record in project management, fundraising and capacity building, as well as a commitment to organisational, donor and legal compliance.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday, 10 April 2022.

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Associate Field Officer, P2, Wau

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Mar 022022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 14 Mar 2022

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Associate Field Officer is normally supervised by the Snr Field Coordinator or Field Officer or Head of Sub-Office/Field Office depending on the structure of the Office. S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/regional programme(s). UNHCR Manual, programme and protection objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent.
The incumbent may supervise some support staff. S/he has daily contacts with staff in the various field offices and with the functional units at the Country/Regional Office. S/he also has close liaison with a range of local civilian and military authorities and counterparts in NGOs and UN agencies to discuss matters of common interest.

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

  • Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
  • Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
  • Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR’s mandate for the benefit of refugees.
  • Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
  • Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern.
  • Approve expenditures within the DOAP.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P2/NOB – 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Law, Political Sciences or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

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

Relevant Job Experience

Essential
Field experience.

Desirable
Knowledge of refugee law.
Good knowledge of UNHCR’s programmes.

How to apply:

For a full job description and to apply, interested candidates are requested to visit the UNHCR career page at www.unhcr.org/careers – click on the Vacancies tab and enter job ID 34116.

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.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for positions advertised in the Addendum 4 to September 2021 Compendium is Monday 14 March 2022 (midnight Geneva time).

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Head of Sub-Office, P5, Jam-Jang

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Mar 022022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 14 Mar 2022

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

Head of a UNHCR Sub-Office (HoSO) is a senior managerial position within a given country operation. The incumbent carries the full delegated authority of the UNHCR Representative (or the country Manager) of the country, who will exercise entire supervisory managerial responsibility over the position. The position, on the other hand, provides all information on developments in relation to the protection (legal protection issues relating to the persons of concern to UNHCR), security (Physical security in relation to the UNCR staff and the persons of concern to UNHCR) and operational matters (programme and office management / administration) within the domain of its geographical area of responsibility to the UNHCR Representative (or the country manager) on a regular and timely manner. Subject to the specific legal or socio economic or security developments in the Area of Responsibility (AOR), Representative will direct and guide the Head of the Sub-Office to take the most appropriate course of action. Concerning overall physical security concerns, HoSO will liaise directly with the competent UN security coordinator while keeping the UNHCR Representative fully informed.

While the functional responsibility of a Head of a Sub-Office will always remain the same despite its grade level, the other parameters (therefore the depth and breadth of the competencies) such as the size of the population of concern to UNHCR, their specific legal/security concerns, volume of assistance, Number of operational / Implementing partners and the size of the Office (i.e. number of UNHCR staff and their grade levels) will determine the appropriate grade level. The operational autonomy also depends upon the same parameters/competencies.

As the most senior UNHCR staff member within the given geographical area, he/she is required to liaise with all the relevant senior government officials, security organs in the area, the Head of various Non-Governmental Organisations (both national and internationals based in the area), Civilian/tribal leaders/elders, local opinion makers and the local media net-work to ensure his/her assigned responsibilities are effectively and efficiently discharged.

As the extended field representative of UNHCR at the front line of High Commissioner¿s operations, he/she remain as the effective advocate and assistant to the local authorities to ensure that the respective government authorities in the area implement their conventional responsibilities in favour of refugees and others of concern to UNHCR.

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

  • Monitor and report on the implementation of refugee conventional responsibilities and international obligations of the local authorities Vis a Vis the population of concern to UNHCR within the given geographical area; based on local situations/developments make appropriate recommendation to the UNHCR Representative.
  • Advocate and promote UNHCR standards concerning the treatment of asylum seekers, refugees and returnees as well as IDPs, where applicable; Advocate, promote and encourage the concerned authorities and local opinion makers to uphold established UNHCR standards that have become the international norms.
  • Ensure that the basic needs of the concerned population are properly assessed with the participation of the beneficiaries themselves, the host governments and/or the competent Implementing partners and/or UNHCR itself.
  • Subject to the needs, ensure that the planning, formulation and budgeting of identified assistance projects are done as per UNHCR programme cycle; upon approval of assistance project, ensure the timely implementation and rigorous monitoring of identified assistance activities
  • Ensure through the subordinate staff that all deadlines for monitoring and reporting of UNHCR operational activities (i.e. include assistance as well as Administrative) are met on a regular basis.
  • Manage all UNHCR resources, both human, financial/material, at an optimum level for the wellbeing of the concerned population and the UNHCR staff.
  • Ensure that all security measures of UNHCR office (and residential, wherever applicable) compounds are always up to date; any security breaches and/or potential security threat should be reported immediately to competent UN security coordinator in the country.
  • Ensure that staff welfare, both in terms of working and living conditions, are maintained at a satisfactory level within the constraints in the operational area; this requires remaining current in health and medical facilities locally available and evacuation options available in a moment of medical urgency.
  • Guide, coach and advocate the subordinate staff to maintain highest standards of conduct and behaviour thorough one¿s own practice and deeds.
  • Prepare and submit regular reports, both verbally and written, to the UNHCR Representative. In the event of substantial telephone conversation that leads to specific action or non-action, it should be recorded and share with the other party.
  • Represent UNHCR in inter-agency fora and with local authorities in the AOR.
  • Enforce compliance with UNHCR¿s global protection, programme, finance, human resources and security policies and standards.
  • Submit project proposals for assistance to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR Representation in coordination with local authorities and NGOs.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P5 – 12 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 11 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 10 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Human Resources Management;
Personnel Administration;
Law;
Political Science;
International Relations;
Economics;
or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
HCR Management Lrng Prg;
HCR Managing Operatns Lrng Prg;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

Essential
In-depth knowledge in all aspects of UNHCR¿s Field level operation. Applied experience of protection principles, operational arrangements/standards in relation to protection, assistance, UNHCR office management and staff administration. Should be conversant in the current priorities in the organisation and existing mechanisms within the organisation to implement those priorities.
Desirable
Working experience both in UNHCR HQ and/or a Regional Office and the Field.

How to apply:

For a full job description and to apply, interested candidates are requested to visit the UNHCR career page at www.unhcr.org/careers – click on the Vacancies tab and enter job ID 34155.

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.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for positions advertised in the Addendum 4 to September 2021 Compendium is Monday 14 March 2022 (midnight Geneva time).

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Program Manager

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Feb 032022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: IsraAID
Closing date: 11 Feb 2022

Position: Program Manager

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Duration: 8 months

Start date: 1st March 2022

SUMMARY

The primary function of the Programs Manager is to support the Country Director in supervising the implementation of programs and provide technical oversight to all projects. As part of the senior leadership team, the Programs Manager also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementation, development and administration of IsraAID South Sudan programs and strategy under the leadership of the Country Director.

The Program Director will oversee the IsraAID programs in South Sudan combining management and oversight with department development. In line with IsraAID’s global strategy the Programs Manager will guide the development and implementation of sectoral programs. In this capacity, she/he will lead the designing of concrete implementation plans for each project, provide budget oversite and ensure donor reports are of excellent quality and prepared in a timely manner. He/she will identify needs for specialised expertise and work under the supervision of the Country Director to fill those gaps. He/she will utilize and adapt existing program management and MEAL tools under supervision of Country Director and in collaboration with IsraAID HQ.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Program Management

· Reporting to the Country Director, proactively oversee all projects in country through all components of the project management cycle providing ongoing managerial support to coordinators

· Ensure that all programs, projects and activities have clear and realistic objectives, identifiable direct/indirect beneficiaries, have a concrete, realistic and impact-oriented implementation plans

· Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation processes and procedures are followed for each program for the effective and ethical implementation of programs

· Effectively monitor budget implementation against programmatic targets, with support from Country Director and/or relevant team members

· In collaboration with the all relevant staff, oversee timely reporting for all programs according to internal IsraAID and donor requirements, ensuring strict compliance with donor contract requirements and reporting deadlines, and that the verification of submission shared with the Country Director and relevant HQ staff

· Lead in organizing projects meetings, covering all aspects of project planning and implementation**

· Ensure that all programs, projects and activities are designed and implemented according to IsraAID’s and international programmatic protocols, guidelines and standards, and that program planning and implementation are conducted in accordance with core ethics of intervention;

· Report to Country Director on a weekly basis on activities, achievements, challenges, recommendations for program improvement and program staff development**

2. Staff management and Professional Technical Support to Staff

· Manage and support programs team, directly supervise project coordinators and ensure reporting lines are observed

· Manage staffing for programs: design staffing plans for each program in coordination with Country Director, initiate relevant recruitments while ensuring adherence to approved budgets

· In collaboration with HQ sector leads and specialised technical staff in South Sudan

· Determine training needs for program staff and facilitate the participation of these staffs in necessary trainings in order to build capacity

3. Strategy and Planning

· Ensure effective implementation of the yearly strategic planning for all programs (using existing protocols and guidelines, and updating them when necessary)

· Accompany IsraAID’s national partners in the design and implementation of quality realistic programmatic intervention, taking into account the needs on the ground, IsraAID’s mandate and capacity of the partner, as well as donors’ requirements

· Identify and collect of best practices to contribute to program experience and design

4. Administrative and financial management:

· Ensure all budgeting, administrative and procurement requirements, related to the programs are met in a timely and effective fashion

· Constantly coordinate with Country Director about budget planning, monitoring and reporting and monitor program spending versus program goals and timeframe

5. Coordination with external partners

· Ensure that all program decisions are taken in coordination with partners, donors, relevant government structures and community

· Ensure non-duplication of programs with other partners operating in same locations and in similar sectors of activity

· Attend coordination meetings, other relevant meetings with authorities, donors and other stakeholders as required by the Country Director

6. Compliance & Ethics

· Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics

· As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conduct work with the highest level of integrity. Communicate these values to staff and to partners and require them to adhere to these values;

· Understanding of and commitment to the principles of non-discrimination, local ownership, sustainability, inclusiveness, local partnership, do-no-harm, and apolitical approach; codes of conduct against sexual exploitation and abuse; and against child exploitation and modern slavery;

Commitment to abide by IsraAID’s and UN’s codes of conducts and principles

Commitment to humanitarian principles

How to apply:

Please send your CV to ssdhr@israaid.org

Please use ‘Program Manager’ as your subject like and keep your CV to a max of 2 pages

Note that only successful candidates will be notified

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Research Consultant

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Feb 032022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Farsight Africa Group
Closing date: 14 Feb 2022

DEPARTMENT: RESEARCH

REPORTING TO: RESEARCH MANAGER

BASED AT: SOUTH SUDAN

ABOUT FARSIGHT GROUP:

Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organizations and individuals across East Africa.

Farsight Africa Group has established a reputation in the marketplace for working in complex and challenging environments that demand a comprehensive understanding of local cultures, indigenous communication practices and relationships with stakeholders at both the grassroots and national level.

ROLE SUMMARY:

Farsight Africa is looking for a Research Consultant in South Sudan to help in conducting and managing research and specifically monitoring and evaluation of client activities in South Sudan. The Consultant will be based in South Sudan and will be expected to have experience working in the region.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan and manage resources effectively, including financial budgets;

  2. Manage junior research staff and subcontractors (including market research fieldwork) as necessary to achieve project objectives, seeking best value at all times;

  3. Produce insightful research reports with sophisticated advice to support your clients in their decision-making;

  4. Contribute to the development and profile of our research expertise with clients and key influencers;

  5. Develop new business opportunities in line with the company’s strategic ambitions by contributing to developing and increasing our profile with customers and key influencers;

  6. Ensure that the company is up to date with developments in specified policy areas and research markets;

  7. Lead and support the development of new business opportunities, including preparing written proposals/bids for our prospective client;

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as agricultural economics, development economics/ studies, social sciences or related studies;
  • Documented 10 years’ experience leading evaluations studies or researches. Preferably in FCDO funded projects,
  • Description of assignments of similar nature and complexity carried out in the last five years
  • Evidence of availability of appropriate qualifications and skills among key staff earmarked for deployment on the assignment.
  • Ability to work within set deadlines and to write concise reports.
  • Excellent analytical and evaluation report writing skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

  • Gender balance in the team is an asset.

  • Knowledge of relevant local languages among team.

  • Excellent analytical and evaluation report writing kills

  • Demonstrated experience in participatory methods, particularly in collecting data and working with people with disability.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

· Excellent client-facing and internal verbal and written communication skills.

· Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking.

· Ability to predict challenges and proactively head-off obstacles.

· Excellent problem-solving skills, innovative and solutions-oriented.

How to apply:

Kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@farsightafrica.com before 14th February 2022.

Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

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Livelihoods and Food Security Project Manager South Sudan Mayom

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Jan 052022
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 19 Jan 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

NRC responds to humanitarian needs of communities through Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS), Education, WASH, Shelter, Information, counselling and Legal Assistance and Protection through integrated and standalone approaches. NRC is implementing various integrated and Livelihoods and Food Security projects in Unity State. With food based WFP funded interventions being dominant, NRC overall strategy is to transition to more resilience building programing. The post holder is expected to play an instrumental role in this respect. The position is based in Mankien, greater Mayom and covers all NRC geographical locations in Unity State as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Line management for project staff
  2. Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  3. Contribute to the development of Country, Area and LFS strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant LFS projects
  4. Coordinate and manage LFS project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  5. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  6. Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the relevant Specialists
  7. Coordinate and manage an Integrated/multi-sectoral response project leading to resilience in line with the proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  8. Ensure effective program and budget management in accordance with financial Handbook and donor requirements as well as donor requirement
  9. Contribute to the strategy shift from General Food Distribution in to more resilience programming
  10. Recruitment, training and management of the team in identified capacity gaps like need assessment, conducting registration, receiving commodities and distributing to beneficiaries in hard-to-reach locations adversely affected by the conflict
  11. Lead the grants start up meeting; prepare work plan, procurement plan, HR plan and spending plan for every newly approved project in consultation with the Area Manager and field team.

Professional Competencies

  • Relevant university degree or higher education, preferably in food security
  • 5 years of experience from working as a Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise in food based programming (GFD, FFA, School meals etc.) and other aspects of Security and Livelihood and resilience programming
  • Strong experience on cash and market programming
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in South Sudan
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar project processes
  • Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies.

What we Offer

Type of Contract: 12 months contract

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

Duty Station: Mankien/Unity State

Travel: 50 % travel to the field

Start Date: As soon as possible

An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start!

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Director of Programme Operations

 Finanzas, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Director of Programme Operations
Dec 252021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 9 Jan 2022

Director of Programme Operations

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

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Essential

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

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

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

  • Substantial experience in logistics/supply chain including procurement

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

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

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

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Experience working in South Sudan/Arab countries

Desired

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

Contract Duration: Two years

Location: South Sudan, Juba Office.

The Organisation

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

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

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

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

Application Information:

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

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

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

How to apply:

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Counter Fraud Manager

 Administracion, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Counter Fraud Manager
Dec 142021
 

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Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Zimbabwe
Organization: Christian Aid
Closing date: 22 Dec 2021

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

This role has been created to provide an additional resource to support our anti-corruption strategies and to lead on a portfolio of investigations reporting to the Head of Counter Fraud in the Audit, Risk and Assurance function. The role is based in Africa but will be required to work globally on a range of matters including training and awareness-raising, investigations capacity building, counter-fraud risk management and investigations case management. The role will work closely with the Financial Crime Manager and with other colleagues in Audit, Risk and Assurance to ensure that strategies are aligned and to promote effective learning from incidents under their direct responsibility and to support the workload management of colleagues as and when needed. The role will be required to work independently and to prioritise and manage a substantial workload.

About you

The Counter Fraud Manager will be line managed by the Head of Counter Fraud (HoCF) who provides strategic leadership on the ongoing development and effective implementation of Christian Aid’s financial crime and anti-corruption policies and procedures. The HoCF role includes managing and overseeing Christian Aid’s fraud and misuse of funds caseload, including directly leading investigations into more complex or sensitive matters. In addition, overseeing Christian Aid’s Financial Crime Manager in their work and the emerging risks and legal and regulatory requirements in relation to counter-terrorist financing, sanctions and money laundering.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

Salary & Currency: The Salary and Currency for this role will be aligned to Band C High of the Country PayScale where the role will be based and will be offered as appropriate.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

  1. Please tell us about a time when you had to coordinate work where there are conflicting demands on both time and resources and where you had to negotiate and adapt resources requirements accordingly.
  2. Tell us about a time when you ensured that all of the objectives for your own unit, team or department were achieved on time and within budget.
  3. Give us an example of a time when you took an initiative to promote collaborative team working to break down barriers to effective cross-organisational collaboration

How to apply:

Please link on the link below to apply
https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk/vacancy/counter-fraud-manager-3476-jabi-district/3494/description/

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