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Advocacy Advisor

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:32:04 +0000

Country: Lebanon
Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Closing date: 4 Oct 2020

Research and analysis

· Support reporting and analysis from protection research to form a protection base line at a local and national level.

Working with programmes

· Maintain a regular update on the protection situation for PRs in Lebanon

· Work with GBV, CP and legal colleagues to support their analysis and related advocacy

· Work with protection team members to support local level reporting on protection trends for the PR community in Lebanon.

Reporting:

  • Finalize end-of-year PRS monitoring report and executive summary for public dissemination
  • Update numbers on protection activities brief for 2020
  • Coordinate/ finalise and take through clearance inputs into joint human rights reporting mechanisms as necessary
  • Coordinate and draft input, briefs and updates to UNRWA senior management

Coordination

  • Coordinate and draft input to joint UN and interagency reporting in relation to the protection and human rights situation of Palestine Refugees
How to apply:

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. it is the responsibility of the candidates (internal and external) to make sure that their Personal History Form is duly completed with the needed information before they apply as amendments to the Form will not be accepted after the deadline of the vacancy announcement Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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Chief of Party, Frontier Health Markets

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:37:43 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: Chemonics
Closing date: 5 Oct 2020

General Summary

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID Frontier Health Markets award. Frontier Health Markets is a proposed suite of multiple activities with the objective of increasing private health sector contributions to advancing voluntary family planning and other health outcomes, including maternal, newborn and child health, malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS in lower and middle income countries. This will be achieved through strategies and approaches to addressing key market constraints and barriers that inhibit the functioning of local markets in mixed health systems. Key results anticipated from this suite of activities include an improved market environment for greater private sector participation in the delivery of health products and services and improved equitable access to and uptake of quality consumer-drive health products and services.

The Chief of Party will bear primary responsibility for the overall technical and managerial requirements of program performance and will be responsible for the overall management and implementation of the project. S/he will supervise project implementation and ensure that the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he will also have principal responsibility for representation of the project to USAID. This position is contingent upon successful award. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● Assumes overall leadership, strategy development, management oversight, and technical direction for large, complex, multi-country health activities;

● Serves as primary liaison to USAID, implementing partners, host country governments, project stakeholders, and counterparts in the public and private sectors;

● Provides overall leadership and supervision of senior management team, technical and administrative staff, and sub-awardees;

● Responsible for the overall and direct implementation of project activities and liaises with project teams to ensure technical coordination;

● Leads the strategic engagement of the private sector in program activities;

● Ensures that all project assistance is technically sound and appropriate;

● Oversees program work planning, budget, performance management, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic communications;

● Identifies issues and risks related to project implementation in a timely manner and appropriate program adjustments; and

● Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the principal duties.

● Advanced degree in health sciences or business management e.g. public health, nursing, finance

● At least ten years of professional experience managing large, complex health projects in developing countries, with at least eight years of experience working on private sector engagement programming;

● Demonstrated international thought leadership in market approaches, private sector engagement, innovative financing and/or family planning

● Experience leading large teams and managing programs that achieve results;

● Track record of progressive responsibility, including at least eight years providing senior-level leadership (e.g., Project Director, Chief of Party, Deputy Director) to programs of similar scale, scope and complexity;

● Strong ability to collaborate and build partnerships with host country governments, U.S. government agencies, donor agencies, international organizations, and the private sector;

● Fluent English oral and written communication skills is required;

● Ability to interact professionally in a foreign language (especially French, Spanish, or Portuguese) is preferred, but not required.

How to apply:

Please apply through the Chemonics job posting:

Apply Here

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Chief of Party

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:36:58 +0000

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Creative Associates International
Closing date: 24 Oct 2020

Overview

Creative seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming USAID-funded Northeast ConNEction activity. The purpose of the two-year program will be to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to violent extremist infiltration and conflict. By targeting communities not yet under the control of violent extremist organizations (VEOs), this activity will seize the opportunity to mitigate the grievances that make communities vulnerable to violent extremism, while building social cohesion within and across communities in northeast Nigeria. In addition to helping northeastern Nigerians create a stronger foundation against the violent extremist and conflict threats, the activity is designed to develop local capacity to respond to emerging threats. In order to enable flexible and adaptive management of the activity in a complex environment, the activity includes a focused effort on research and analysis of the threats and coordination around programmatic opportunities and responses.

The exact location for this position is TBD, but successful candidates must be agreeable to frequent travel to the Northeast, with the potential to be permanently based there.

Reporting and Supervision:

The COP reports to the HQ-based Practice Area Director or designee.

Responsibilities

The COP will be the principal point of contact in Nigeria for procedural and substantive matters. The COP will coordinate and ultimately be responsible for all contract management and implementation. The COP will be the primary liaison with USAID/Nigeria on technical matters and must adjust programs and operations in response to USAID/Nigeria technical direction. The COP will be responsible for responding to the designated COR and USAID/Nigeria's Contracting Officer. The COP will also be responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical

assistance provided under the award.

The COP's primary responsibilities are aimed at providing overall leadership, management, and general technical direction of the entire activity, ensuring an integrated vision among different components and actors, and a focus on achieving the results defined in the award. This individual will be expected to identify issues and risks related to activity implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate adjustments.**Qualifications**

  • Master's degree in a relevant field such as social sciences, law, development studies, etc. However, five (5) additional years of relevant international development experience can be substituted for the Master's degree;
  • At least ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in the successful implementation of international development activities, with preference given to democracy and governance activities under a U.S. Government instrument;
  • At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in senior program management, including direct supervision of professional and support staff;
  • Experience in developing and managing multi-sectoral, multi-donor-funded programs;
  • Experience working in the democracy and governance sector in Africa;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and communicate his/her vision to partners and colleagues;
  • Proven experience navigating complex and high-pressure operating environments;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with different donors, civil society organizations and host country government counterparts; and
  • Willingness to travel or be based in Northeastern Nigeria.

Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

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How to apply:

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Yemen WASH Consultant

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:36:18 +0000

Organization: Global Communities
Closing date: 10 Oct 2020
Overview

Background: Global Communities is seeking a WASH Consultant to support our continuous WASH programming and portfolios in Yemen. The WASH Consultant will be responsible for reviewing WASH activities with service delivery proposal packages for projects under the Yemen portfolio, including technical project descriptions and associated supporting documentation, to be reviewed and approved by USAID and/or OFDA.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review WASH projects' detailed technical descriptions, environmental review forms, technical drawings, and Bills of Quantities (BOQs), and provide technical input to the Yemen field teams, as requested.
  • In close coordination with the Yemen field program staff, COP, Area Manager and Country Director, follow-up in a timely manner, all WASH program activities to ensure that activities are implemented in accordance with the donor-approved proposal, requirements, budgets and workplans.
  • Coordinate with HQ and Yemen based field teams to address and respond to in a timely manner, all WASH-related questions received from the donor technical specialists.
  • Provide regular, comprehensive technical training and on-the-job mentoring for Yemen WASH teams, as needed.
Qualifications
  • At least 10 years of experience in the WASH sector.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID environmental compliance requirements for WASH projects.
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical assistance to field teams in Yemen.
  • Ability to prioritize and work to strict deadlines.
  • Experience working with teams and building local capacity
  • Language fluency (speaking, writing) in English and Arabic required.
How to apply:

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Software Developer E-learning Platform: Moodle.

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:35:26 +0000

Organization: International Advisory, Products and Systems
Closing date: 24 Oct 2020

Location: Remote

Candidates must possess the following:

· Experience with Moodle learning platform (a must).

· Experience in integrating plug-ins and writing new plug-ins to extend the Moodle system core features.

· Understanding of various Moodle modules and experience in customizing Moodle functionalities and developing custom themes for Moodle.

· Experience with Moodle API and integration with third-party systems.

We invite interested candidates to send a CV and motivational letter to hr@ks-aps.com.

Qualifications

  • Have 5 year of professional experience with Moodle

Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientated
  • Have very good organisational skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well in a team and on a remote basis
How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume to hr@i-aps.com.

Subject line: Job Title

In the body of the e-mail please tell us:

Your full name

Where you currently reside (time zone)

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Protection Coordinator

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:34:37 +0000

Country: Cameroon
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Closing date: 8 Oct 2020

Introduction

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home. The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty countries, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profitmaking, politically independent, non-governmental and non-denominational relief organization.

Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

1 - Background

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in Cameroon since 2017 to support Central African Refugees in the eastern part of the country (Adamawa) and in Southwest region for IDPs and host communities’ victims of the anglophone conflict. DRC Cameroon currently implements Protection, Food Security and Livelihood and Education in Emergency projects.

2 - Purpose

Under the supervision of the Head of Program, the Protection Coordinator functions as a specialist within the protection sector area, and leads on strategy development and technical support to protection programs in Cameroon.

3 - Duties and Responsibilities

Coordination and representation

  • Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on issues related to protection
  • Represent DRC at relevant (cluster/sector) coordination meetings.
  • Ensure good representation and reputation of protection sector at all levels
  • Prepare regular protection analyses and advocacy document

General Programming & Operations

  • Develop protection country strategy
  • Ensure the monitoring and technical supervision of quality of protection intervention
  • Produce protection needs assessments, analyses, periodic reports and other quality documents related to protection
  • Ensure strategic integration of Protection activities with other DRC sectors.
  • Support the SMT in ensuring protection mainstreaming in all aspects of the mission (programmes and support
  • Evaluate needs and opportunities for protection programmin
  • Work closely with all relevant departments to ensure implementation of DRC's Code of Conduct and Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PEAS) policy (including capacity building / training)
  • Ensure and actively facilitate regular meetings/training on protection for all DRC staff in Cameroon
  • Participate in preparing and ensuring quality of monthly/quarterly/annual internal and external reports

Project development

  • Lead on the development of proposals for protection activities in coordination with the Area Managers and the Head of Program
  • Ensure the quality of the protection programs by providing technical guidance to Project Managers/Team Leaders, developing tools needed for quality implementation, and assure the training of the teams on technical aspects
  • Ensure compliance with global/national/regional protection cluster standards, DRC protection guidance, and global best practices
  • Assist in developing project plans and budgets for funding
  • Assist in developing Monitoring & Evaluation tools and the capturing of learning

4 - Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of practical experience in protection working for an INGO
  • Documented skills in project planning and design, including proposal development
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in project development
  • Experience working with INGOs, national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organisations
  • Full professional proficiency in English and French, including excellent writing skills in both languages
  • Proven technical expertise in the following thematics: child protection, emergency protection, community-based protection, counselling, durable solutions, and psychosocial support
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with a well-developed ability to motivate
  • Understanding of the different contexts of the West Africa Region

5 - Required Skills & Qualities

  • Core Competencies of DRC:

    • Striving for excellence
    • Collaboration
    • Taking the lead
    • Communication
    • Demonstrating Integrity
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment

  • Proactivity, with a sound commitment to teamwork and with a spirit of genuine collaboration

  • Excellent communication skills, as well as patience and politeness, are required

  • Multi-tasking and Organizational skills is a must

  • Adaptable and Flexible

  • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Exemplary sense of ethics in the workplace

  • Team-oriented & good sense of humor

6 - General Regulations

  • The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality and ethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework
  • Employee should not engage in any other paid activity during the DRC contract period without prior authorization
  • Employee should not engage in any activity that could harm DRC or the implementation of any project during the DRC contract period
  • Employee should not give interviews to the media or publish project-related photos or other material without prior authorization
  • Employee shall return all borrowed equipment for the project to DRC after the end of the contract period or upon request

7 - Salary & contractual conditions

  • Position Title: Protection Coordinator
  • Supervised by: Head of Programme
  • Reporting to: Head of Programme
  • Location: Yaounde - Cameroon
  • Duty Station: Family Duty Station - Non-accompanied position
  • Aera of Operation: Country
  • Employement Period: 12 months (potentially renewable)
  • Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee): Expatriate or national
  • Salary & Benefits: Non-management G - Level 1
How to apply:

8 - Application Process

Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line**:**

Apply Here

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English or French**.**

DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.

Applications close on the 8th of October, 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

DRC as an employer

By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries.

We pride ourselves on our:

• Professionalism, impact & expertise

• Humanitarian approach & the work we do

• Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution

• Culture, values & strong leadership

• Fair compensation & continuous development

Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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Legal Field Team, Fluent in English, Qualified Lawyer

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:33:45 +0000

Country: Greece
Organization: Advocates Abroad
Closing date: 31 Dec 2020

Overview:
Advocates Abroad is a global network of diverse professionals dedicated to humanitarian aid for refugees and asylum seekers. Our field teams are local and foreign attorneys, interpreters, asylum experts, medical and psychosocial service providers.
Field teams serve in permanent offices, located in the European Union, Middle East, and North America. Remote legal aid and psychosocial services teams provide legal aid hotlines in several languages and 24/7 online assistance.

Position Overview:

The primary duty of the Legal Field Team is to assist asylum applicants with interview and appeals preparation. These Advocates frequently assist in different forms of legal and non-legal aid, such as hospital escorts, accompanying asylum seekers to interviews, and assistance with crisis intervention of asylum seekers at risk.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Duration: Minimum one month (4 weeks), longer term applicants preferred.
  • Qualified legal training or legal degree required.
  • Languages: Fluency in English, and Arabic, Farsi highly desirable.
  • Strong interest in the refugee and asylum law.
  • Previous experience in refugees and asylum seeker claims in EU.
  • Integrity, cultural sensitivity and ability to maintain confidentiality required.

General information:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview.
  • Successful candidates will have to complete an online training program (40 hours of self-study).
  • All successful field teams shall pass a 10 question quiz and assessment of regional knowledge and applicable laws prior to deployment.
  • Field Teams may be placed in one of eight team locations within Greece (islands or mainland) or in one of three locations in Italy. Applicants are encouraged to state location preference while applying.
  • This position is unpaid, though training is provided.
How to apply:

Submit CV and letter of interest to volunteer@advocatesabroad.org with the subject line “Legal Field Team” Please note only complete applications will be reviewed.

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Bookkeeper (maternity cover) | Turkey | 2020

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:33:24 +0000

Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Organization: Chemonics
Closing date: 30 Sep 2020

Chemonics seeks a bookkeeper to provide effective support to the finance team. The bookkeeper is responsible for assisting the finance manager in planning, managing and implementing all aspects of the project accounting system and for maintaining an accounting database. In addition, this staff is responsible for collecting and recording all information that will facilitate information exchange and dissemination of project financial documentation and records to the International Sustainability and Development (ISD) home office. This short-term, full-time position is available from 1 October 2020 and is expected to last until 1 February 2021. Compensation will be negotiated with ISD and will be based on the employee’s demonstrated salary history, professional experience, education and training, and market factors. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive invoices from vendors and manage and ensure timely payment by the project
  • Prepare documentation for all payment transactions, including but not limited to vouchers, checks, and transfer forms
  • Ensure that appropriate documentation and approvals are obtained
  • Maintain the project’s accounting files system, ensuring all vouchers are in order, completed properly and have bank slips/copy of checks attached
  • Support monthly petty cash transaction reconciliation
  • Inform appropriate staff of invoice payments
  • Maintain the tax files for the project, recorded and paid in timely manner
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliations
  • Assist Finance Manager in preparing payroll for all local staff
  • Explain generally accepted accounting principles and ISD regulations to staff and consultants, as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience in Turkey, preferably in the project area, is required
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with overall procurement protocols and best practices, including Turkish norms
  • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, partner institutions including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the general public
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, to meet deadlines, and to exercise good, professional judgment that reflects positively on the image and communicates the established program message
  • Ability to effectively use computer software including word processing and basic spreadsheet applications
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Turkish required. Additional proficiency in Arabic preferred but not required
How to apply:

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Bookkeeper” in the subject line to Recruitment@manahel.org by September 30, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. ISD will contact finalists.

ISD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

ISD values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

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Escuintla Associate, Guatemala

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:32:52 +0000

Country: Guatemala
Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Closing date: 31 Oct 2020

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.

Overview of role:

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a part of its Guatemala Malaria Team supporting the Ministry of Health’s National Malaria Program by providing technical assistance and supporting programmatic planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of effective interventions in the department of Escuintla in southern Guatemala. Over the past five years, CHAI has engaged in the country and helped them make meaningful steps towards orienting their national strategic plans and systems towards the historical goal of malaria elimination.

This position will work as a part of CHAI’s Guatemala team in close coordination with the Ministry of Health and other international partners to design, plan, execute and evaluate the impact of the country´s elimination-focused interventions in Escuintla.

The candidate must be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results, as well as support the collective design of strategies with a variety of national and international stakeholders. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and hard working with exceptional organizational, problem-solving, decision-making and communication skills.

CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities including resourcefulness, tenacity, independence, patience, humility, and strong work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Strengthen the capacity of the national and regional malaria program to select and implement interventions aimed towards achieving malaria elimination. Specific activities may include:

· Coordinate with regional and national health authorities and partner organizations to analyze available epidemiological and operational data to select the most impactful and viable strategies.

· Develop local level operational plans; support their implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

· Design training plans and support the development of associated training materials to build Ministry of Health staff and community health workers’ capacity to execute malaria interventions effectively.

· Support the implementation of vector control interventions and other high-risk areas of the country, in coordination with regional health officials.

· Support regional and national roll out of a new surveillance system ensuring rapid and accurate reporting of malaria data from health facilities and community health workers.

· Identify key impediments to the successful execution of the malaria elimination strategy and work with the regional and national health authorities and partner organizations to develop and implement solutions to address bottlenecks.

· Explore the utilization of new tools and interventions to eliminate malaria and develop operational plans and other materials to support the implementation of these tools.

· Collaborate with the Ministry of Health and partner organizations to design and implement epidemiological and entomological studies according to the research protocols.

· Support local level Ministry of Health staff with regular site visits to community health workers and health facilities in Escuintla.

· Work closely with the Program Manager, the Research Associate, the Vector Control Associate and CHAI´s regional tech leads to design and implement a workplan plan based on data.

· Identify strategic areas for expansion or redirection and guide strategic planning or proposal development as needed.

· Serve as a trusted adviser to the national and regional level Ministry of Health staff on malaria elimination.

· Represent CHAI in meetings with partner organizations and Ministry of Health officials as needed.

· Develop and maintain strong, proactive relationships with national and regional health staff involved in malaria elimination.

· Other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree plus 3 - 5 years of work experience

· Strong problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities

· Strong decision-making skills

· Detail-oriented with strong organization skills

· Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently

· Experience living and working in resource-limited areas

· Ability to work well both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging environment

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

· Ability to travel extensively (+75%) to Escuintla to support in-field work; comfortable traveling to remote areas

· Written and spoken fluency in Spanish and English

Advantages:

· Advanced degree in public health, public administration, or business

· Experience executing successful health projects, ideally malaria-specific projects

· Experience developing database systems and using statistical software for data analysis

· Experience living and working in Central America, including as a native of the region

· Experience working with governments and institutions from Latin America

· Experience in working with malaria and/or other infectious diseases

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click on the offer Escuintla Associate and follow the instructions indicated.

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Civitas Maxima Communications Intern Vacancy

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:31:52 +0000

Country: Switzerland
Organization: Civitas Maxima
Closing date: 30 Sep 2020

Civitas Maxima Communications Intern Vacancy

About Civitas Maxima:

Civitas Maxima (CM) coordinates a network of national and international lawyers and investigators who work for the interest of victims of international crimes. It operates in situations where no legal action to bring the perpetrators to justice has been successful and works in close partnership with the Global Justice and Research Project (GJRP) based in Monrovia. CM represents victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast.

CM was registered in September 2012 as an association in Geneva, Switzerland, and is recognized by the Swiss authorities as a not-for-profit organization**.** CM is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information:

civitas-maxima.org

Facebook: @civitasmaxima @Quest4Liberia

Twitter: @Civitas_Maxima

Internship Description:

CM is looking for a part-time communications and social media intern from October 2020 until December 2020 to support the department’s efforts during a war crimes trial.

The intern would work in close cooperation with the Communication Officer.

The candidate must possess a valid working permit.

Working language is English and French.

Requirements:

· Bachelor / Master’s degree: the candidate could still be in the process of obtaining her/his degree.

· Native or close to native French speaker.

· Knowledge of communication for development, international law and/or international relations and experience working in/with West Africa is an asset.

· Excellent writing skills.

· Respect for other cultures and value systems and flexibility.

· Organized, ability to work independently, and to take initiative.

· Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Social Media Advertisements a plus.

What we offer:

· Friendly and easy-going environment

· flexible schedule

· direct impact

· training and experience

How to apply:

How to Apply:

To apply, send a CV and a short cover letter explaining your reasons for applying to this position to CM’s Communications and Outreach Officer (rebecca_senior@civitas-maxima.org) before September 30th.

A small monthly stipend will be provided.

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Program Finance Manager

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:31:27 +0000

Organization: Rare
Closing date: 24 Nov 2020

Rare inspires change, so people and nature thrive. Our culture is results-oriented and entrepreneurial, committed to working towards ambitious goals and creating measurable results.

Rare is growing and expanding its impact through a range of exciting programs, including Fish Forever – a global initiative to restore near-shore fisheries in the tropics. Demand for fish has pushed the oceans to their limits. Coastal communities sit at the intersection of society and ecology, directly dependent on healthy ecosystems to provide fish for food and income. We believe that empowering communities to protect and manage coastal waters will help address this crisis. Delivering community, rights-based management systems for coastal fisheries, connecting managed access of fisheries with fully protected marine reserves, will result in transformative impact for both people and nature. We envision a future in which 100% of coastal fisheries are sustainably managed with networks of reserves replenishing and sustaining fishing areas to support vibrant, prosperous communities. Fish Forever is helping improve fishery productivity, profitability and sustainability while also boosting livelihoods, protecting habitats and enhancing coastal resilience to climate change.

Position Overview:

The Program Finance Manager, Fish Forever position will play a critical role in achieving these goals by working closely with the Fish Forever global team and ensuring staff are well equipped to implement the strategy. S/he is involved in budgeting, expenditure analysis, program grant compliance and other financial management functions. The position supports the operations component of the global program management team that ensures all programmatic and financial commitments are met for Rare’s Fish Forever program. S/he must be a relationship-builder who can lead through influence and work comfortably with staff and senior management.

This position supports the Senior Director in global financial management, programmatic grant/donor compliance and financial planning. The Program Finance Manager will work with Fish Forever staff both in the US and overseas, and in coordination with Rare’s finance and global development teams to ensure management of program finances and compliance with Rare’s and donors’ policies and procedures. In close collaboration with the Senior Director, s/he will work to build the systems and processes to manage this global program.

Essential Functions

Budget Management:

  • Support the Senior Director in the preparation, analysis and tracking of Fish Forever budgets and related documents/tools
  • Support direct oversight of the Fish Forever Arlington budget
  • Coordinate, track and communicate revisions to program funding or budgets to relevant stakeholders within Fish Forever
  • Assist in the development of proposal budgets. Review grant proposal budgets developed by finance/country teams for completeness and accuracy

  • Coordinate with finance and country teams to collect quarterly financial forecasts

  • Review forecasts to ensure they match workplans and comply with grant agreement/donor requirements

  • Ensure financial updates and budget-to-actual reports are available for program reviews

  • Review financial reports for accuracy and variances. Coordinate with finance and country teams to address variances

  • Monitor program spending to ensure it is within budget and is in compliance with grant/donor requirements

  • Ensure availability of funds for new contracts and outstanding invoices

Capacity Building:

  • Support finance and program leadership, to conduct periodic trainings for budget owners and local partners on budget management, allowable costs and grant compliance
  • In coordination with Finance develop tools, guidance documents and systems to assist budget owners with management of program budgets
  • Assist with identifying areas to enrich both US and country staff knowledge, and coordinate knowledge sharing

Expenditure Analysis:

  • Determine cost of program activities and operations by establishing standard costs
  • Analyze program financial data to identify trends, design cost models and provide recommendations to program leadership

Financial reviews:

  • Conduct periodic financial reviews in Fish Forever geographies to identify gaps and risks
  • Report findings and recommendations to Fish Forever leadership and Rare Finance
  • Support country teams in implementing recommendations to address findings

Other:

  • Facilitate effective coordination between Finance, Development, Program teams in the US and other geographies on program financial matters
  • Any other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:

  • Master’s (or equivalent) degree in business administration, finance, accounting, international business or a related field
  • A minimum of 4-6years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience working with an international nonprofit desirable
  • Strong project management experience
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience managing multiple restricted grants desirable
  • Experience setting up and managing cost centers preferred
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and experience prioritizing competing requests
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse and global community
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to accommodate virtual, international meetings
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Knowledge of global conservation funding sources preferred
  • Ability to travel to country project sites
  • The incumbent must be fluent in English.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese or Bahasa Indonesia, a plus.

Rare is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all to apply; EOE/M/F/D/V

How to apply:

Please apply via our career portal page at:

Apply Here

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Program Manager, Fish Forever

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:30:32 +0000

Organization: Rare
Closing date: 24 Nov 2020

Rare inspires change, so people and nature thrive. Our culture is results-oriented and entrepreneurial, committed to working towards ambitious goals and creating measurable results. Rare is growing and expanding its impact through a range of exciting programs, including Fish Forever – a global initiative to restore near-shore fisheries in the tropics. Demand for fish has pushed the oceans to their limits. Coastal communities sit at the intersection of society and ecology, directly dependent on healthy ecosystems to provide fish for food and income. We believe that empowering communities to protect and manage coastal waters will help address this crisis. Delivering community, rights-based management systems for coastal fisheries, connecting managed access of fisheries with fully protected marine reserves, will result in transformative impact for both people and nature. We envision a future in which 100% of coastal fisheries are sustainably managed with networks of reserves replenishing and sustaining fishing areas to support vibrant, prosperous communities. Fish Forever is helping improve fishery productivity, profitability and sustainability while also boosting livelihoods, protecting habitats and enhancing coastal resilience to climate change.

Position Overview:

The Program Manager independently oversees a portfolio of complex projects within the Fish Forever program. This includes project management, budget management, coordination, administrative support and oversight for select Fish Forever grants, and it requires processing and interpreting complex concepts and issues. The Program Manager supports effective implementation of externally-funded projects and serves as a critical link between the program’s central team, country teams, Rare’s support teams, and funding agencies by providing budgeting, logistics, communication support and other general program support, and by identifying technical resources as needed. The Program Manager also assists in the financial management and reporting of Fish Forever grants, and will work closely with others within the program and Rare more broadly.

This position supports the Senior Director in global programmatic management, grant/donor compliance and financial planning. The Program Manager will work with program and support staff to ensure management of Fish Forever grants are in compliance with Rare’s and donors’ policies and procedures. In close collaboration with the Senior Director, s/he will work to build the systems and processes needed to manage this global program.

Essential Functions:

Program Management

  • Provide independent management oversight over a portfolio of grants and related deliverables in support of Fish Forever
  • Assist in the preparation and management of work plans, budgets, contracts and sub-agreements
  • Ensure grant deliverables are met on time and within budget
  • Identify project risks or delays, and develop mitigation plans to address them
  • Develop all related donor reports in coordination with country teams. Manage all related reporting timelines. Work with Development to ensure donor relationship is maintained and strengthened
  • Prep for and conduct all related program status reviews
  • Ensure all related updates are provided in internal project tracker software
  • Responds to program requests, liaise with other program and support staff

Budget Management

  • Provide oversight of grant-funded budgets, including coordinating the preparation, monitoring and reporting of the budgets
  • Oversee the high-level budget to actuals of related grant budgets
  • Identify any risks, and work with country teams and finance to develop mitigation plans
  • Work with Finance to develop and finalize donor financial reports. Manage all related reporting timelines
  • Prep relevant individuals for program review, or report on financial status during program review

Myanmar project

  • Manage consultants coordinating Rare’s efforts in Myanmar, ensuring they have all the resources and support they need and that their deliverables are reviewed and payments are issued in a timely manner
  • Support the development of a country strategy for Myanmar as well as ongoing fundraising efforts to expand Rare’s work there
  • Oversee work and budget for Myanmar work, and develop reports for donors
  • Produce ad hoc updates and communication materials on work in Myanmar

Communications

  • Develop and execute internal communications plan to support and increase knowledge sharing between the Fish Forever team and other departments at Rare

  • Provide support to priority communications projects (e.g., Board of Trustees, Executive team, and donor presentations, etc.), including regular drafting, editing, and proofing Fish Forever communications and presentations

  • Support the Senior Director in scheduling, prepping and conducting monthly All Staff meetings

  • Serve as a point person for programmatic information related to Fish Forever, or ad hoc donor questions

Other

  • Facilitate effective coordination between Program, Finance and Development teams in the US and other geographies on all grant management matters
  • Any other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:

  • Master’s (or equivalent) degree in public/business administration, project management, international development or a related field
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience working with international NGOs desirable
  • Experience working in Asia desirable
  • Familiar working with funding organizations such as foundations, multi-lateral organizations and government agencies. Experience managing multiple restricted grants desirable
  • Strong project management experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and use financial systems and implement administrative policies
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and experience prioritizing competing requests
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse and global community
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to accommodate virtual, international meetings
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Collaborative work ethic and high degree of independence and initiative required
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Knowledge of global conservation funding sources preferred
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish or Bahasa Indonesia, a plus.
  • Ability to travel to country project sites

Rare is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all to apply; EOE/M/F/D/V

How to apply:

Please apply via our career portal page at:

Apply Here

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Head of Support Services, Ghana

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:29:09 +0000

Country: Ghana
Organization: UNOPS
Closing date: 13 Oct 2020

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Africa Region

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Africa Region supports UNOPS country offices in the region, providing financial oversight of projects, procuring goods and services and managing human resources.

AFR helps ensure that projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are disseminated between projects across the entire region.

Ghana Multi Country Office (GMCO)

UNOPS Ghana Multi Country Office (GMCO), located in Accra, spans across West Africa, covering Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

GMCO is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with a subset of the regional portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners’ sustainable results and achievements of UN OPS management results.

The core functions of the Operational Hub are to:

  • Liaise and develop engagements, and deliver services responding to partner needs.

  • Leverage advice and integrate delivery modalities of the three Delivery Practices and the

  • Global Partner Service Office.

  • Maintain appropriate arrangements and capacity for direct transactional support for delivery of the sub-regional portfolio.

Job Specific

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peace building, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

The UNOPS Director , Ghana Multi Country Office (GMCO), is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with a subset of the regional portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners’ sustainable results and achievements of UNOPS management results.

The Head of Support Services is a critical leadership role in the Ghana Multi Country Office(GMCO), reporting to the Director, who provides general guidance and vision. The role is responsible for providing an efficient and integrated support service for the Ghana Multi Country Office (including the Project Offices in scope) dealing on a daily basis with a diverse team of national and international professionals.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Functions / Results Expected

  1. Operational leadership, advisory and technical support

  2. Project planning and coordination support

  3. Procurement

  4. Financial and compliance management

  5. Human resource management

  6. Administration and Information Technology

  7. Knowledge management and innovation

1. Operational Leadership, advisory and technical support

  • As a Key leadership role for the Ghana Multi-Country Office, the Head of Support Services monitors and supervises teams as well as all aspects of operations (Finance, HR, Procurement, Health, safety, security and environmental (HSSE), Information Technology(ICT) and Administration) to ensure achievement of results, whilst driving compliance with corporate strategies, UNOPS rules, regulations, policies, and standards of accountability, ethics and integrity.
  • Monitor support services to ensure continuously improving client service and satisfaction, including liaising with appropriate Head Quarters Practice Groups and IPAS for required support.

  • Contribute to the formulation of Ghana Multi Country Office strategies and policies through advisory services to the Ghana Multi Country Office Director.

  • Provide technical advice and operational guidance on innovative approaches to project financing, risk assessment/mitigation and use of financing structures, mechanisms instruments and guarantees.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify the need, determine cost and plan all Ghana Multi Country Office support services, including procurement, finance, human resources and administrative services.

  • Assist the Ghana Multi Country Office Director in setting goals, targets and performance standards for projects, and recommend tools for monitoring, evaluation and auditing

  • At the request of the Ghana Multi Country Office Director, participate in any UN forum discussions and planning to ensure UNOPS position, interests and priorities are fully considered.

  • Lead on health, safety, security and environmental (HSSE) matters to ensure they are integrated into all aspects of the operations and that related risks are managed effectively.

2. Project planning and coordination support

  • Provide assistance and support to programme and project budget preparation, revisions and work planning.
  • Provide input into project engagement and acceptance documents including assisting with contract negotiations.

  • Provide advice on goal setting, targets and performance standards for projects and recommend tools for monitoring, evaluation and auditing.

  • Monitor project financial projections, take decisions and/or refer critical issues to the Ghana Multi Country Office Director and/or other stakeholders for action.

  • Provide advice on programme and project cost sharing, deployment of funds and closure.

  • Constantly monitor and analyze the operating environment to identify potential risks and take action/refer critical issues for intervention to ensure delivery of results.

  • Closely liaise with the Field Offices (within the Ghana Multi Country Office) in order to troubleshoot any issues that might cause interruption in the support services management.

3. Procurement

  • Oversee and supervise Ghana Multi Country Office procurement processes, including tendering processes and evaluation and supplier selection, to ensure viable procurement solutions that meet operational needs and compliance with UNOPS procurement procedures, regulations and standard of accountability, ethics, integrity and performance.

  • Evaluate contractual arrangements and legal commitments/risks for appropriate action.

  • In consultation with relevant colleagues, review, administer and issue contracts, agreements/amendments with institutions and UN agencies.

  • Oversee the logistics of goods and equipment on project sites to confirm delivery and safe warehousing.

  • Evaluate, list, update and monitor the performance of the roster of service providers of suitable firms or institutions

4. Financial and compliance management

  • Prepare the Ghana Multi Country Office financial plan and manage the budget process/cycle to ensure timely revisions and reallocation of funds.

  • Oversee the Support Services Finance Unit and ensure compliance with the UNOPS/Financial Rules & Regulations and Finance procedures

  • Monitor, track and control expenditure to ensure optimum and appropriate use of resources.

  • Ensure the availability of required financial reports and exception reports including investigating anomalies to resolve problems, reporting or recommending any action required to relevant stakeholders.

  • Supervise the timely review, posting and closure of accounts. Certify/verify accuracy and compliance with standards of accountability framework. Submit/prepare a mandated report on financial status.

  • Supervise all financial services (accounting, cash management, payments etc.) ensuring timeliness and compliance with standards of accountability and performance.

  • Monitor the Management Budget expenditures for the Ghana Multi Country Office and ensure that LMDC (Locally Managed Direct Cost) is properly recovered, billed and spent in accordance with the applicable procedures;

  • Act as focal point for any internal/external audit exercise.

5. Human Resource Management

  • Plan personnel required for Ghana Multi Country Office programme/projects.

  • Oversee all human resource services/processes including recruitment, salary administration and compensation, performance review, training and development, ensuring compliance with human resource rules, regulations, procedures and standards of performance and ensuring that hiring managers actively seek to create diverse teams in terms of gender and geography.

  • Promote and support a learning culture by empowering individuals and teams to identify critical learning needs and plan/provide easy access to learning opportunities to maintain personnel competency and flexibility.

  • Foster a positive work environment, respectful of both men and women, and ensure that the highest standards of conduct are observed.

  • Exercise control of all staffing issues within the Ghana Multi Country Office as required by the projects’ demands including recruitment, training, staff performance review

6. Administration and Information Technology

  • In close collaboration with Headquarters, support maintenance of a secure and reliable ICT environment, including adequate plans for disaster recovery.

  • Manage the acquisition, maintenance, inventory, recording, verification and protection of project and administrative facilities/assets, including IT infrastructure, equipment and servers.

  • Identify opportunities for leveraging the use of IT to enhance business operations and efficiency and to facilitate knowledge management, and information sharing.

  • Manage the timely and efficient delivery of all administrative services, (e.g. premises, asset management, organizational and personnel security, travel and IT).

7. Knowledge management and innovation

  • Contribute to the development and introduction of innovation to ensure UNOPS is continually incorporating best practice approaches in Ghana Multi Country Office Support Services.

  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for corporate development planning and knowledge building.

  • At the request of the Ghana Multi Country Office Director and in collaboration with the team, plan, implement and organise strategic capacity building of project personnel, clients and stakeholders.

Impact of Results

The effective and successful achievement of results by the Head of Support Services directly impact on the development and performance of the programme and projects, visibility and image of the UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and consequently strengthen its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services in the country served.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

A. Education

  • Advanced University Degree (master or equivalent) in a relevant related field
    is required
  • University degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above

B. Work Experience

  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience covering at least two of the following operations functions: Procurement, Finance, Logistics/ Asset Management and Human Resources. Knowledge of the other functions is desirable.

  • A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience, including a proven track record managing staff and operational systems is required.

  • Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.

  • Experience dealing with UN regulations, rules and policies in the areas of contracting, procurement and human resources is desirable.

  • Willingness to work in hardship duty stations and/or travel to post crisis locations

C. Language

  • Full working knowledge of English is essential. .
  • Fluency in one or more additional official UNOPS languages is an advantage

CONTRACT TYPE/ LEVEL/ DURATION

  • Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement (IICA)
  • Contract level: I-ICA 3 / ICS 11
  • Contract duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

NB: This VA is open to Nationals of Ghana.Please note that a Ghana National selected will be contracted under a Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA)

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offe...

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract type
  • Accra is a Family Duty Station
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

How to apply:

Please visit the link below:

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WEB DESIGN OF COVID19 TIMELINE

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:28:05 +0000

Organization: International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
Closing date: 2 Oct 2020

Background

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) is a global coalition of PLHIV and community activists working to achieve universal access to optimal HIV, HCV and TB treatment for those in need. Formed in 2003 by a group of 125 HIV activists from 65 countries at a meeting in Cape Town, ITPC actively advocates for treatment access in eight regions across the globe. ITPC believes that the fight for treatment remains one of the most significant global social justice issues. Our Make Medicines Affordable campaign works to bring down the price of HIV, TB, Hepatitis C and potential Covid-19 medicines, specifically in middle-income countries (MICs).

ITPC has developed a toolkit on COVID-19to give strategic information to communities and activists with regards to testing, treatment and vaccination. The objective is to give activists the right tools and information to know which health products to fight for and how. The toolkit contains a timeline retracing the main events and breakthroughs since the apparition of Covid-19. We intend to produce a web version of this timeline for our Make Medicines Affordable website.

Consultant Scope of Work

ITPC is seeking a web designer to design, set up and update an online version of a timeline on Covid-19 - of approximately 8500 words. A pdf graphic design of the whole toolkit and timeline is already being produced, therefore the web version will need to be aligned with the existing version and ITPC Branding Guide.

Duration of Consultancy

1st October - 31 August 2021 with an estimate of 15 days for the design and set up of the microsite followed by monthly updates.

Deliverables

ITPC is seeking a web graphic designer to design, set up and update an online Covid-19 timeline.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • 3-4 years of experience in graphic design of toolkits and manuals

  • Experience in web design

  • Experience working on productions with NGOs is a plus

Quality of previous works shall be taken into account when selecting the consultant.

Compensation

Applicants are invited to submit a proposal with a work calendar and daily rate for this work. A first payment will take place at the signing of the contract and payments will then be proceeded on a monthly basis. Total amount of day shall not exceed 15 days for the design and set up of the microsite, followed by monthly updates until August 2021.**

How to apply:

Send Curriculum Vitae with description of work (NO phone calls please):

Send resume with cover letter and examples of previous works & financial proposal and calendar to mahmar@itpcglobal.org with the subject line “Covid19 timeline web-design: Your Name” by 2nd October 2020.

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Writer and Content Producer, Iraq Genocide Recovery and Persecution Response-Learning and Pilots (GRPR L&P), Remote Location

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:27:32 +0000

Country: Iraq
Organization: Management Systems International
Closing date: 24 Oct 2020

Writer and Content Producer,

Iraq Genocide Recovery and Persecution Response-Learning and Pilots (GRPR L&P),

Remote Location

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, peace and stability, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com

Project Summary:

The purpose of this GISR-supported Activity is to explore more effective and integrated approaches to aiding survivors and victims of gender-based violence (GBV), through assessments of current activities, the design of pilot projects testing improved interventions, and learning, sharing, and scaling up of promising approaches. Activities are focused on communities in the Ninewa Plains.

Position Summary:

The Consultant will work with MSI and MSI's local implementing partners to produce publishable content about the program to highlight program achievements and to profile successful women working with our partners to combat GBV. Outputs from this consultancy are intended to be featured on USAID and MSI social media sites, included in MSI GRPR reporting, and disseminated widely among GBV actors and other interested stakeholders, The Consultant should have a strong understanding of the Iraq context in order to work with partners to develop stories that reflect ongoing dynamics in communities affected by genocide, particularly regarding the lives of women and the impact of GBV in communities and sexual violence experienced during conflict.

The Period of Performance for this Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) position is October 15, 2020 through March 30, 2021. Level of effort is 25 days.

Responsibilities:

  • Review program materials to gain an understanding of USAID's pilot programming and Women, Peace and Security programming
  • Meet remotely with GRPR staff and partners to develop English language program content of publishable quality to promote program achievements
  • Conduct interviews with women working with program partners to develop profiles of publishable quality

  • Provide support to GRPR staff in the development of technical briefs, fact sheets and infographic content, reports and other written outputs as needed

  • Prepare deliverable of between 15-20 program success stories in line with USAID style and content requirements

  • Fulfill deliverable of between 8-16 profiles of women working with MSI's local implementing partners

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in English or relevant field required, master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience required
  • Prior publishing preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Iraq context including experience working in Iraq and/or conducting research related to Iraq
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work across different cultures and use remote platforms
  • Native English fluency required

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

**MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com **

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Hivos: Finance Assistant

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:26:52 +0000

Country: Indonesia
Organization: Hivos
Closing date: 2 Oct 2020

Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies. For its Hivos seeks qualified candidates for the position of:

Title : Finance Assistant

Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia

Report to : Finance Controller

Duration : 8 (eight) months, October 2020 to May 2021

Functional Context

The Financial Assistant (FA) administers the donor contracts in Hivos database system and manages the related cash flow and reporting schedules. S/he supports to prepare the financial accounting records and contributes to the overall functioning of the financial system.

The FA is part of USAID Create Project. Hence s/he is also linked to USAID Create Project Manager.

The FA also works closely with the USAID Create Financial Officer which focus on compliance regarding donor requirements in the process: results, budget and deployment of contract implementation.

Roles and responsibilities

Financial management

a. Checking all payment vouchers have requisite approvals and backup documentation to ensure completeness, accuracy and full compliance with Hivos and USAID regulations.

b. Ensuring accurate and timely processing of all financial transactions.

c. Assisting the Finance Officer in reviewing the staff travel liquidations based on Hivos and donor policy.

d. Assisting Financial Officer in preparing and coordination of audit process.

e. Assisting the preparation of monthly and annually tax report related to the project.

Grant administration and closely monitor

a. Supporting the Finance Officer in monitoring project budget to ensure fund availability for the project.

b. Assisting the project team in preparing the required documents to invoice donor for each milestone.

c. Assisting the Finance Officer in carrying out partner organizations’ assessment and capacity building to the partner organizations.

d. Supporting the Finance Officer in carrying out expenditure verifications to the partner organizations.

e. Maintain ledger for project staff travel advances.

f. Ensures back up documentation is uploaded to the relevant system both in USAID and Hivos.

g. Maintain finance filling system for the project (both soft and hard files).

h. Ensuring project staff timesheet are available monthly.

i. Ensuring all office equipment purchased by project are registered, maintained and handed over as required by donors.

Others

a. Supporting Hivos office finance team as required.

b. Carrying out other tasks as requested by the supervisor.

Knowledge, experiences and competencies

· Relevant education level of working and thinking.

· Relevant work experience: minimum 3 year.

· Expertise in accounting and working with external customers.

· Work experience in international environment and financial project management.

What do we offer?

An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.

Finance Assistant graded in Grade: 5 - 6 (from 1-14 Hivos’s SEA salary grade).

How to apply:

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to hr.sea@hivos.org no later than October 2nd , 2020.

Please specify the position name you are applying for FA CREATE in the ‘subject’ line of your email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information about Hivos Southeast Asia, visit https://www.hivos.org/

Opened position for national level / Indonesian nationality.

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Deputy Director Program Operations

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:26:14 +0000

Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 9 Oct 2020

As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team, the Deputy Director Program Operations shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of Program Operations Department. The Job Holder deputizes and supports the Director of Program Operations with the operations management, implementation of projects, projects management, budget management and reporting. The Job Holder may also be delegated specific roles and deliverables from time to time by Director of Program Operations as may be deemed necessary.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Master's degree is preferable.
  • Recommended a minimum of 8 years management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running both development and emergency 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 of at least 3 of the sectoral programs and a working knowledge of the program priorities of a Country Program
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, 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 organizational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
  • Ability to analyze 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 team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others

Desirable

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • 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.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively in count

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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at 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.

Application closes on 9th October 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

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Regional Program Manager

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:24:57 +0000

Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 9 Oct 2020

The Regional Program Manager (RPM) oversees the long term Baana project implemented in Wakiso district as well as other projects in Central Region. In regards to Baana the RPM has a specific accountability ensuring timely and quality deliverables that feed into the global programmatic, financial, operational and marketing strategies of the sponsorship funded Baana project. The RPM provides strategic leadership and coordination of the Regional Office, ensuring compliance to policies and procedures of Save the Children, driving operational excellence.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Education, social science, project management or related discipline.
  • At least 8 years progressing experience in managing development programmes
  • Experience with child sponsorship Operations
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health, Education, Child Protection program delivery or in a related area and demonstrated financial and budget management skills
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Good understanding of national strategies, current national and international trends in global development and humanitarian fields
  • Analytical and strategic planning and management skills and experience with child sponsorship operations
  • Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working with partners and Local Governments.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

Desirable

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Experience in M&E and accountability systems.
  • Experience managing supply chain, logistics and security operations.
  • Experience in managing partnerships
  • Experience with and knowledge of key donor regulations and familiarity and knowledge of child rights issues

Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at 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.

Application closes on 9th October 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=cy5tYmVrZWthLjkyMTIwLjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0aGVja...

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Project Manager Baana

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:24:13 +0000

Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 9 Oct 2020

The Project Manager Baana is responsible and accountable for effective and efficient planning, implementation and overall management of the Baana program. Baana is an integrated Basic Education, School Health Nutrition, Early Childhood Development, Child protection and Livelihood program implemented in Wakiso district, with a strong focus on Community Mobilization.

The Project Manager will provide strategic and operational leadership to planning and implementation of the project, manage performance of the project and project team. H/She will ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely and quality submission of all deliverables, including annual work plans, performance monitoring plans, reports as required

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Education, Social Sciences, or related discipline.
  • Preferred certificate in Project Cycle Management
  • At least 6 years working experience in managing development programmes
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Sponsorship, Health, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and frameworks relating to their thematic area is a must.

Desirable

  • Thorough understanding of SCI working principles and approaches of Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at 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.

Application closes on 9th October 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

Apply Here

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Awards Manager

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 03:23:26 +0000

Country: Uganda
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 9 Oct 2020

The Awards Manager (AM) is responsible for delivering an efficient and effective award management function. S/he provides support to Project and Program Managers from start-up to close out. The AM is responsible for the administration of all contributions that SCI receives to deliver both its humanitarian and development projects for children including grants, contracts and GIK. S/he connects and coordinates roles and processes during the management of an award and plays a role in ensuring awards are well managed and donor compliance requirements are met. The AM provides direct support and information to field-based teams to deliver donor compliant awards with high quality and timely donor reports. The AM supports the development of the CO's best practices in award management systems and processes.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • A minimum of a Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration or finance management or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
  • At least 6 years experience in grants management and relevant experience supervising community based social development projects with International NGO's particularly those addressing human/children's rights issue and those applying partnership approaches is desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic and operational abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team and with other teams.

Desirable

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity; ability to muti-task and deal with complexity.
  • Full computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of critical responses.

Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at 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.

Application closes on 9th October 2020 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

Apply Here

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