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Team Leader -South Sudan

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Feb 032021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Forcier Consulting
Closing date: 15 Mar 2021

Forcier Consulting is currently recruiting a Team Leader for an anticipated UNOPS project in South Sudan. Candidates for this position should be senior-level professionals with a proven track record of successfully implementing and managing monitoring and evaluation work in South Sudan. The Team Leader will be responsible for oversight of the project, management of various team members and communication with a multitude of stakeholders.

Duties:

The Team Leader’s proposed responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership and management to Forcier’s role in the project with a focus on achieving the high quality deliverables defined in the contract. This individual will be expected to foresee and identify areas of risk related to project implementation and suggest appropriate solutions and adjustments in a time efficient manner. The position requires significant organizational skills, broad technical knowledge, experience in South Sudan and skills to ensure efficiency and quality in the face of evolving deadlines.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Management, development Management, development studies, Development economics, Social sciences, International relations, Organisational Development, or Public administration or Management or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience years’ experience in project management and team management skills, particularly in managing large scale survey/monitoring projects, and ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines in a complex environment.
  • Evidence of analytical ability, management experience, process audit experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds

About Forcier:

Forcier isn’t the place for everyone. But for those who do find us to be a good fit, they can’t imagine being anywhere else. Our company operates with five immutable laws. If these don’t resonate with you, working with us probably won’t be a good fit for you. If they speak to you, you’ll find a new home with us.

  1. Be nice or leave. All our staff at all stages deserve to be treated professionally and with respect. Discrimination, racism, tribalism, sexism, and neo-colonialist language will not be tolerated. This goes for internal and external interactions.

  2. This is a stress free zone. The places where we work are stressful enough, we don’t need to add extra pressure. Increasing stress increases the likelihood of errors. We all work to minimize stress together.

  3. We embrace a strong work ethic and a strong rest ethic. We believe that balance is critical to long-term success. We all work together to avoid burnout on our teams and ensure that team members have the opportunity to frequently and regularly take complete time off. We recognize the needs for every team member may be unique depending on their individual circumstances.

  4. Safety first. We never put staff or partners in harm’s way for any reason, and we do not ask staff to go places or complete work with which they do not feel personally comfortable – for any reason. We do not offer financial incentives for people to take additional risk (hazard pay).

  5. Quality is paramount. We stand behind the integrity of our work. We don’t cut corners and we deliver the absolute best product possible every single time, both internally and externally.

How to apply:

Visit our website:

https://www.forcierconsulting.com/careers

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Submit your CV and Cover Letter

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Technical Field Manager, South Sudan (Fixed Term until 31 March 2022, subject to confirmation of funding

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Jan 272021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 4 Feb 2021

Technical Field Manager, South Sudan (Fixed Term until 31 March 2022, subject to confirmation of funding)

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The starting salary package for this position is **£68,004 per annum (c. USD $92,000) including all allowances.

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About MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

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About the South Sudan programme:

South Sudan is one of the youngest, poorest and least developed countries world-wide. The 2013 outbreak of hostilities has led to thousands of people being killed or wounded, and hundreds of thousands of people being displaced by the violence. MAG has been working in South Sudan since 2004, to clear landmines/unexploded ordnance and deliver mine risk education to at-risk populations.

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About the role:

Our Technical Field Managers are the core of our work and actively manage and lead our teams of national staff to safely implement our life saving mine clearance and EOD projects. They must be willing to lead from the front, responsible for the day-to-day management of our technical teams and being involved in all aspects of MAG’s lifesaving work, including administration, team cashbooks, procurement of equipment, representation of MAG to local communities and Government, operational planning and reporting. Roles are in remote areas, working in challenging contexts away from home comforts, but the life-saving impact the work has on local communities is very real, and rewarding. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in MAG’s life-saving work on a day-to-day basis.

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About you:

You must be qualified to EOD 3 and experienced in demining / EOD / Mechanical operations, with previous experience working for a similar organisation, either in the humanitarian or commercial sector. Previous experience of working in South Sudan would be beneficial. You must be willing to take on the challenges of working in the developing world, setting a good example of working with South Sudanese government, military and staff as part of a flexible and committed team, to save lives in communities which need it most. MAG takes the conduct of its staff very seriously, and therefore you will also be required to demonstrate impeccable conduct and respect for others, and the cultures in which we work.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply:

For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG by the closing date of 4th February 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible.

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Project Development Officer

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Jan 052021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Peace Winds Japan
Closing date: 10 Jan 2021

Position title: Project Development Officer (1 vacancy; full-time contract)

Duty station: Juba, South Sudan (with travelling to Kampala, Uganda)

Period: 6 months (extendable) starting immediately

Responsibilities:

  • Take lead throughout a project development process, including engagements with donors, coordination with the project staff, production of concept note and proposal/budget, and Coordinate the implementation of PWJ’s fundraising strategy.

Qualifications:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (desirably in social science, management, business, public administration, or related fields);
  • Professionally proficient in spoken and written English
  • Relevant professional experience (proposal/budget writing, institutional fundraising, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out work independently with attention to details;
  • Demonstrated ability to form constructive engagement with project stakeholders and donors; and
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal, oral/written communications and presentation.

Assets:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Principles and Core Humanitarian Standards;
  • Public speaking ability, such as through presentations, workshops, trainings;
  • Demonstrated competence in multi-tasking, working in a fast-paced environment, strategic thinking, and delivery of measurable results; and
  • Japanese language skills

How to apply:

Please send your CV (with your photo and detailed work experience) to:

job@peace-winds.org

Please mention ”Project Development Officer at South Soudan” in the subject line of your email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview

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(MYRP) Multi Year Resilience Program Secretariat Coordinator

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Jun 052020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 18 Jun 2020

This position is part of the Multi Year Resilience Program (MYRP) Secretariat. The MYRP Secretariat will have a functional accountability to the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI) and an administrative accountability to NRC and its rules and regulations. The purpose of the MYRP Secretariat Coordinator position is to implement delegated MYRP project portfolio.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the MoGEI as chair of the MYRP Steering Committee in its coordination and oversight role
  • Facilitate linkages between the Steering Committee, concerned government agencies, local government offices, relevant committees and units within MoGEI, relevant humanitarian and development actors, existing coordination systems at national and state levels
  • Ensure Steering Committee decisions are communicated timely through appropriate channels to relevant stakeholders
  • Develop frameworks to transition MYRP to development, long-term, oriented education program.
  • Lead the MoGEI resource mobilization, fund raising, processes including proposal writing.
  • Build the capacity of MoGeI staff to identify funding opportunities and follow through them for long term education response programs
  • Coordinate program activities with State governments especially the State Ministry of Education
  • Represent MYRP Secretariat at coordination forums such as the education cluster, donor engagement meetings
  • Document successes in program implementation with a particular focus on MYRP approach.
  • Support with the organisation of MYRP launch meeting, quarterly reviews, close out and learning meetings
  • Provide secretarial support to MoGEI as chair of the Steering Committee for MYRP.

For more details, please refer to this job description

Qualifications

  • A Masters’ Degree in Business Administration or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience from a senior level in business development, and a minimum of 2 years’ working in humanitarian/recovery programs
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile context
  • 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
  • Solid budgeting skills and understanding of working with donors
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Influencing
  • Handling insecure environments

Contract Period: 12 months
Pay: From NOK 45,000 per month. Attractive allowances apply
Travel: 20% to field sites within South Sudan

How to apply:

For more details on the role and application, please visit this link:

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May 142020
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 31 May 2020

Technical Field Managers, South Sudan (Subject to Funding) – start date of circa 1 October 2020.

The starting salary package for this position is £66,004 GBP (approx. $88,100 USD) including all allowances.

We are currently planning for restart and development in the South Sudan programme and therefore looking for expressions of interest at this point in the above position.

About MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

About the South Sudan programme:

South Sudan is one of the youngest, poorest and least developed countries world-wide. The 2013 outbreak of hostilities has led to thousands of people being killed or wounded, and hundreds of thousands of people being displaced by the violence. MAG has been working in South Sudan since 2004, to clear landmines/unexploded ordnance and deliver mine risk education to at-risk populations.

About the role:

Our Technical Field Managers are the core of our work and actively manage and lead our teams of national staff to safely implement our life saving mine clearance and EOD projects. They must be willing to lead from the front, responsible for the day-to-day management of our technical teams and being involved in all aspects of MAG’s lifesaving work, including administration, team cashbooks, procurement of equipment, representation of MAG to local communities and Government, operational planning and reporting. Roles are in remote areas, working in challenging contexts away from home comforts, but the life-saving impact the work has on local communities is very real, and rewarding. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in MAG’s life-saving work on a day-to-day basis.

About you:

You must be qualified to EOD 3 and experienced in demining / EOD / Mechanical operations, with previous experience working for a similar organisation, either in the humanitarian or commercial sector. Previous experience of working in South Sudan would be beneficial. You must be willing to take on the challenges of working in the developing world, setting a good example of working with South Sudanese government, military and staff as part of a flexible and committed team, to save lives in communities which need it most.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply:

For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible

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