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Technical Advisor to the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Technical Advisor to the South Sudan Guinea Worm Eradication Program
May 192022
 

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

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

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

Other requirements are:

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

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

• Demonstrated ability to build team work.

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

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

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

• Fluent in written and spoken English.

How to apply

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

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Counter Fraud Manager

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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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Operations Manager, South Sudan

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May 122021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Fauna & Flora International
Closing date: 23 May 2021

Salary: USD 38,000 Per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible**

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

Location: This position is based at FFI’s office in Yambio, with regular domestic travel to Juba. International travel to FFI’s office in Kampala, Uganda and FFI’s head office in Cambridge, UK may be required.**

Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.

FFI is seeking an experienced Operations Manager to provide effective management of the financial, administrative and operational functions of the FFI South Sudan Programme.

The successful candidate will have a strong proven track record in operational and financial management within Africa, and will need to be able to operate in a conflict / post-conflict situation. They will be skilled in providing operational oversight and financial management as well as demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks within which FFI operates in East Africa and a commitment to organisational and legal compliance.

Strong leadership and 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.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 23 May 2021.

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Mar 192021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 30 Mar 2021

The lines of inquiry linked to the study are described below;

Assessing youth vulnerability/risks;

· What are the most urgent issues, and general risks (economic, social, political, technological, environmental and legal) for different categories of youth in different parts of South Sudan?

· What are the capacities (assets, coping strategies) and competencies among youth, including skills and resources?

· Which specific constraints (resource constraints and others) do the different categories of youth face in the different parts of South Sudan?

Review of past youth empowerment models;

· What type of youth-targeted programming – with a focus on livelihoods, education, social engagement and protection programming have been conducted in the targeted areas? What has worked in promoting resilience of youth and what has not worked?

· Who are the main stakeholders / implementers of youth livelihoods, education, social engagement and protection programming in the targeted areas? What is their level of experience and capacity? What gaps exist?

Analysing the policy environment;

· What do the normative and institutional provide for regarding youth issues?

· To what extent do the existing regulations and policies facilitate comprehensive youth development? What are the constraints?

· Which government institutions have a direct focus on supporting youth development and how? How effective are they?

Opportunities for youth participation;

· To which extent do the youth contribute to the economy? What are typical youth development and empowerment strategies that exist?

What factors facilitate or prevent youth from attaining meaningful participation in initiatives geared towards their own development, including governance?

NRC seeks expressions of interest from people with the following skills/qualifications

· Highly knowledgeable about youth development, youth engagement and leadership, employment, youth education (including curriculum development) entrepreneurship, microfinance, livelihoods, and/or related programming

· 6 years of experience in conducting research in youth programming or any other relevant field is essential

· Demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative research, project designs, database management, statistical data analysis and to synthesize large amounts of new information into concise, accurate, user-friendly reports.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, statistical analysis software application, internet research, etc.)

· Fluency in English, both written and verbal (mandatory for team leader at minimum)

· Team members fluent in local languages including Arabic (Juba Arabic)

Prior experience in South Sudan would be an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested Bidder can get the bidding documents through this link:

https://www.nrc.no/tender/nrc-south-sudan-tender-for-youth-programming-studies/

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