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Global Safety and Security Director

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 20:16:55 +0000

Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America
Organization: Relief International
Closing date: 23 Jan 2021

ABOUT Relief International.

Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Relief International includes the four members of the RI Alliance in the USA, UK, France, and Belgium. Under our alliance agreement, we operate under a single, shared management structure with one CEO and one Board of Directors.

About our Programs.

RI is active in 16 countries around the world, including some of the most fragile: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.

RI employs 7,000+ staff and auxiliary workers

97% of staff are in-country nationals

We only have some 90 ex-pat staff out of 7,000+

RI spent $125 million in 2019 on our programs.

RI invests in four broad program sectors: Economic Opportunity, Education, Health, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). We design our programs to incorporate The RI Way: local participation, integrated programming, the development of civic skills, and partnerships including with local NGOs, governments, and the private sector.

RI supports solutions that reinforce and improve upon existing in-country systems. Where such systems do not exist or are chronically underperforming, RI’s crisis response lays the foundation for long-term, sustainable change.

Position Summary.

The Global Safety and Security Director will work closely with regional and country leadership teams by providing guidance to strengthen RI’s approach to security and access management, enabling our ability to operate in fragile settings.

As Global Safety and Security Director you will build a network of strong security and access professionals. Lead on building capacity of senior managers and teams at all levels of the organization to prioritize security and access management solutions in our work.

As a member of the RI’s global leadership team, you will provide insight and guidance on global-level strategy, approach, systems effectiveness and improvements to help strengthen RI’s approach to security and access management.

Provide security risk updates to the SVP International Programs and CEO on all aspects of security and access management, and present updates to relevant Board committees.

Provide security analysis, planning, capacity building and main-streaming gender in risk management and crisis management.

Responsibilities.

Strategic and operational relationship

  • Promote a culture prioritising security access and management with Leadership and Regional Leams and Country Offices in line with our strategy to operate in fragile settings.
  • Partner with Risk Management and Assurance team to develop a holistic approach to risk management within RI
  • Working closely with the Senior Vice President International Program, to ensure Country Offices strengthen roles and responsibilities for safety and security management, optimizing organizational/departmental efficiency, performance, and accountability

Develop and implement the systems and tools

  • Lead agency-wide efforts to improve security risk management systems and tools.
  • Strengthen the process by which RI conduct vulnerability assessments, design mitigation measures, and monitor compliance. Strengthen the process by which security management plans are defined by country offices and ensuring country teams are budgeting and spending resources effectively.
  • Lead coordination and cooperation between global, regional and country security management teams to develop high levels of information sharing and inviting new and innovative ideas.
  • Lead on the development and updating guidelines and tools to mainstreaming Gender in Security Risk Management.

Security and Access Management

  • Support Country Directors –who are responsible for safety and security decisions in their country– and build the capacity of incident management teams to implement security procedures, policies, and practices and to manage critical incidents and crisis level situations
  • Work closely with incident teams to manage critical incidents, such as kidnapping, rape, or murder
  • Routinely examine the RI security risk management framework and ensure formal assessments of all program sites and activities are up to date and effective
  • Provide regular updates and analysis around safety and security trends. Share relevant information with regional and country office management.
  • In close coordination with Regional Security and Access Managers, provide direct support to the startup and closure of RI offices/programs and to the Humanitarian Department (HD) during emergency response operations

Organizational & Systems Development and Staff Capacity Strengthening

  • Oversee process by which regional and country offices assess and build partner capacities related to security and access management. Promote the use of RI standardized approaches and tools for partner capacity strengthening
  • Support Regional and Country Offices in the recruitment and development of staff involved in safety and security management
  • Translate RI’s commitment to train regional and country staff in security and access management into action. Strengthen planning process, oversee and support the implementation and delivery of security training at the regional and country levels
  • Cultivate and lead the communities of practice for security focal points and other interested parties to encourage learning and implementation of best practices in security risk management

Safeguarding

  • Uphold and promote RI’s commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and safety of the vulnerable communities we serve.
  • Consistent with RI’s safeguarding and protection policies, as part of your role ensure all people who come into contact with Relief International are as safe as possible.

Equity and Diversity commitment

  • Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of systemic diversity and cultural differences.
  • Ensure that gender equity is addressed in our security practices

Role requirements.

You will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Progressive security management experience combined with experience of working in an international humanitarian organization, UN, or related international humanitarian organization
  • Solid educational background including an undergraduate degree and a master’s in security management, international development/studies, MBA or similar advanced degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven success in developing and implementing an organization-wide security and safety culture
  • Experience of ensuring cultural diversity and gender equity are embedded into global Safety and security

  • Strong relationship building and communication skills with experience leading diverse work teams and working in a within a matrix structure environment to delivering strategic results

  • Substantial experience in managing complex security crises

  • Passionate about Relief International’s mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values of Relief International to external and internal stakeholders.

  • Able to work without close supervision, experience with remote management

  • Ability and willingness to travel at short notice to provide on-site security support for global program operations.

RI Values.

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

Inclusiveness

Transparency and accountability

Agility and innovation

Collaboration

Sustainability

How to apply.

To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page

You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter. The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

Closing date. Please apply immediately we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, therefore may withdraw the position for the job board closing date.

Please apply by uploading your cover letter and up-to-date CV on our website .

Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note to external agencies, we will not be accepting CVs from third parties.

Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.

Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Relief International is committed to diversity and gender equality, we strongly encourage applicants from the global south and female candidates to apply.

How to apply:

Click link below to apply:

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp...

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Sub-WASH Engineer

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:59:41 +0000

Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 30 Nov 2020

Job Purpose

The Sub-WASH Engineer is responsible for the implementation of ACTED’s WASH program off camps area, especially WASH-related infrastructure and services.

Chain of Command

Under the authority of: WASH Engineer

Responsible for:

N/A

Work Relations:

Internal:

  • Logistics Officer

  • PR Officer

  • AME Officer – WASH

External:

  • Services Suppliers

  • Local Authorities

  • Implementing partners

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily Field supervision of construction, and rehabilitation activities of the WASH facilities, and infrastructure.

  • Field monitoring of the implementation of water and sanitation infrastructure operations.

  • Contribute in the technical assessments, engineering studies and designs for various WASH facilities and infrastructure.

  • Ensue health and safety precautions measures are being taken by all parties in the construction sites.

  • Help in Preparing understandable BOQs for various services in collaboration with the WASH Engineer.

  • Maintain good communications and working relations with other stakeholders.

  • Share program-related information on the status of activities and achievement to WASH Engineer.

  • Contribute in rapid/ need assessments for new sites.

  • Submit frequent reports to line managers as required from WASH manager.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Water or environmental, Electrical or solar power ) .

  • Minimum 1 years of Engineering experience. Working in Humanitarian Organization in WASH department is highly desired.

  • Experience in and willingness to work and live in a rural environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with as a team member.

  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle

  • Ability to multitask with competing demands under tight deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office) and AutoCAD is a must and other engineering software knowledge is an asset.

  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken), English skills is desired.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified applicants must apply by fill the application form by this link
https://forms.gle/TNxBTUaU1aocSxc8A

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Associate Program Manager

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:59:01 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: Population Services International
Closing date: 23 Dec 2020

Overview

Associate Program Manager (Temporary)

Global Fund Management Unit

Based in Washington, D.C. (Remote Eligible)

Up to 10**%** international travel

Reports to the Sr. Program Manager

This is a Part Time Temporary Employee position (50%)

Who we are

We're Population Services International (PSI), the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

Population Services International (PSI) seeks an Associate Program Manager (APM) to support close-out of Global Fund Haiti grants. The APM should have management and international experience, relevant language skills, and be capable of thoroughly understanding and successfully implementing international health programs through Global Fund Principal Recipient grants.

The APM will have wideranging responsibilities working with PSI staff at all levels both in Washington and overseas, providing project management and operational support to a portfolio of countries. The APM will serve as the key liaison between the country teams, the GFMU and PSI global services. The position requires flexibility, strong organizational skills and a willingness to assume varied duties and projects.

In addition to driving operational excellence, the APM will advise country offices and/or lead the subaward management process from development of the agreement to initiating and tracking subaward advances/payments to building the capacity of subaward managers in our country offices, based on the specific country context and existing staffing coverage in country. The APM will work closely with your colleagues in the GFMU and the Grants and Contracts Department to ensure subaward management is in line with overall program management, donor requirements, and PSI policies. The APM will also play an integral role in ensuring adherence to project budgets and workplans, following up with the Procurement department on project commodity orders and payments, and responding to information requests related to the Haiti Global Fund projects.

Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities

Your contribution

Serve as a Champion for the Field

  • Serve as the primary contact to country offices and as a liaison between GF Project leadership in country, GFMU Sr. Program Manager, PSI HQ technical and functional departments and subrecipients themselves in some instances.
  • Advise platforms and GFMU Sr. PM on capacity building, development and strategic issues including conducting short term technical assistance visits on as needed basis.

Help Platforms Achieve Operational Integrity and Programmatic Success

  • Monitor contract compliance across the Global Fund portfolio.
  • Work closely with the GFMU Finance Team to provide significant financial management support to the country offices including tracking of project and annual budgets from a programmatic perspective.
  • Support donor reporting process, ensuring quality submissions and document retention.
  • Complete monthly financial reviews with the GFMU Finance team and country teams and ensure coordination of frequent procurement and supply chain management reviews where necessary.
  • Advise Sr. Program Manager and other staff members on relevant issues; keeping them informed of significant developments and/or risks.

Subrecipient Management

  • Support and/or lead the subaward management process and support the country team, based on the country context, by building strong capacity within PSI national staff and reinforcing the development of robust systems.
  • Implement subaward management tools, templates, methods, and processes developed by PSI's Grants and Contracts Department;
  • Ensure that all pertinent award documents are reviewed and approved by PSI's Grants and Contracts Department in accordance with PSI policy;
  • Collect and file essential subaward documentation: pre-award assessments, reports, check-lists, site visits, and important email communications, and ensure this is happening in country as well.
  • Coordinate closely with the GFMU SR. PM and Risk & Compliance Team, and the Grants and Contracts Department, to evaluate country office risk and design relevant monitoring and capacity building plans related to development of both internal country office staff and subrecipient capacity;
  • Follow up regularly with the country team on all subaward compliance audit findings and document resolutions.
  • Qualifications

What are we looking for?

The candidate we hire will embody PSI's corporate values:

Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.

Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates

Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don't let perfect get in the way of good enough.

Honesty: You aren't afraid to speak up and speak your mind.

Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.

Commitment: You're independent and a free thinker, but you're ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.

The basics:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree; graduate degree (MPH, MBA, etc.) a bonus
  • At least three years of working experience in a nonprofit and multi-country environment
  • Relevant experience working in grant management, subaward management or a related field strongly preferred
  • Some developing country working experience preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience working on a Global Fund project
  • Strong financial acumen to be able to track Sub Recipient financials and contribute to project forecasting
  • A keen sense of urgency and strong work ethic, positive mindset, and comfort with the ambiguity and pace of a dynamic and bureaucratic environment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and with both “dotted” and “solid” line reporting and communication relationships
  • Fluency in French required
  • Ability and willingness to travel (up to 10%)
  • References will be required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

STATUS

  • Exempt

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.

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Psychosocial Support (PSS) Delegate, Afghanistan

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:58:35 +0000

Country: Afghanistan
Organization: Danish Red Cross
Closing date: 7 Dec 2020

Danish Red Cross and Norwegian Red Cross

Danish Red Cross (DRC) is one of the leading Red Cross contributors of technical advice on psychosocial support in Asia, MENA and Africa. In Afghanistan, DRC works in close cooperation with the Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to implement a PSS, Youth and Volunteer Management programme and a Caring for Staff and Volunteers programme in several provinces. The PSS Delegate’s main tasks will be to provide technical advice and guidance on the psychosocial components within the programme as well as to support the development and strengthening of the PSS capacities of Afghanistan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) staff and volunteers. The delegate will be seconded to NorCross but will form part of the DRC community of PSS delegates and receive technical support from DRC MHPSS advisors.

Responsibilities

The PSS Delegate will refer to the NorCross Country Representative for Afghanistan with a technical reporting line to DRC MHPSS matrix coordinator.

The main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Support ARCS in establishing a PSS Unit and building institutional capacity on the PSS programmatic framework;
  • Review and develop PSS tools and conduct trainings as per need;
  • Support ARCS in establishing the Caring for Staff and Volunteers’ system, in close collaboration with the IFRC PS Centre and ICRC;
  • Support the mainstreaming and integration of PSS into ARCS Health, Disaster Management and Youth & Volunteer Management Departments;
  • Provide technical PSS support and guidance to other NorCross, ICRC and ARCS staff and volunteers;
  • Support NorCross/DRC with reporting, assessments, development and revision of Concept Notes and programme documents within PSS for both emergency response and development programmes;
  • Ensure solid and realistic plans for the implementation of the PSS programme activities and the development of ARCS PS capacities and strategic goals;
  • Support cross-learning on PSS through the DRC MHPSS matrix.

Experience and qualifications

The applicant must have a relevant educational background preferably in the field of health, Psychology or Social Sciences and possess a minimum of 7 years professional experience in developing, technical managing and reporting on PSS programmes.

Experience from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is required, as well as from working with partner senior level management from previous work with humanitarian organizations.

The applicant has practical experience and skills in mapping and analysis of PSS capacities and needs, as well as in developing training curriculum and awareness raising materials on PSS and youth. Experience in organizational technical capacity development is also an asset.

The applicant should have prior experience from working in a fragile and/or conflict context such as Afghanistan. A strong profile in training, mentoring and building capacities of staff and volunteers related to PSS is essential.

Furthermore, the applicant should have excellent communication, reporting, writing and networking skills, as well as excellent command of English and full proficiency in computer use.

Employment Conditions

The starting date is as soon as possible and no later than 1 February, and the contract period is 12 months.

Your formal duty station will be in Dushanbe, Tajikistan with frequent travels to Afghanistan (min 50% of working time). However, because of Covid-19 travel restrictions the Delegate is based permanently in Kabul for the time being. The position is a non-family position. While permanently based in Kabul, Afghanistan R&R entitlement applies.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the DRC Terms and Conditions for Delegates on Long Term Missions. The salary including all allowances and pension will be between DKK 42,500 - 45,000 per month, depending on qualifications and experience. Housing and insurance are covered by DRC.

For more information or questions on the position, please see Job Description or contact NorCross Country Representative, Heman Nagarathnam on heman.nagarathnam@redcross.no or DRC Programme Officer for Afghanistan, Luna Mariager on lumar@rodekors.dk.

The deadline for applying for the position is 7 December 2020. Interviews are expected to be concluded before Christmas.

How to apply:

You apply through the following link;

https://drk.easycruit.com/intranet/international/vacancy/2605885/113833...

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Head of Product Management

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:58:16 +0000

Country: Rwanda
Organization: One Acre Fund
Closing date: 23 Dec 2020
About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 7,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers' homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, our farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our ~70-strong Tech team is in charge of delivering and operating a broad range of IT solutions to support our activity, including both internal developments and off-the-shelf enterprise solutions used by farmers and field or HQ staff.

This includes e.g. mobile apps for the field staff to manage farmer's orders and loans or track deliveries, BI solutions to analyze farmer yields, farmer-facing services through e.g. Whatsapp or USSD to manage their accounts, or back-office solutions to manage employee information and requests.

Responsibilities
  • Mentor a team of ~6 Product Managers, and report to the head of IT Solutions
  • Product Vision: set the strategic directions of our solutions and manage their roadmaps
  • Requirement Management: lead the functional and non-functional requirement gathering, clarification, and arbitration for new projects, prevent scope creep
  • Project and Delivery Management: oversee the successful rollout of our new projects, in particular the planning and acceptance phases - overseeing user acceptance, conducting all project monitoring and control meetings, managing risks
  • Stakeholder Management: nurture the relationship with our internal customers to understand their needs, keep them well informed, and manage their expectations
  • Agile Product Owner: support the engineering teams during construction phases, in particular by you and your team acting as proxy product owners in their Agile process
  • Contribute to our continuous improvement by refining our processes and promoting creative ideas
Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You'll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You'll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in a software project or product management, including 3+ years in a people management role
  • Experience clarifying ambiguities, building agreement, and solving problems
  • Comfortable with Agile Scrum
  • Compassionate, supportive, and hands-on attitude
  • A PMP certification or similar recognition is recommended
    APPLICATION METHOD All applications will be received through this link, please apply here: https://grnh.se/963ed9f91us
Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

PERKS
  • Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits including professional development and personal travel allowances
  • 6 weeks leave
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free-lunch Fridays and regular happy hour nights
Sponsor International Candidates

Yes; African Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

We hire on a rolling basis which means that applications are reviewed and processed on a continuous basis until a hire is made.

*One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.*

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity, or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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A Flying Field Coordinator

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:44:38 +0000

Country: Afghanistan
Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Closing date: 19 Dec 2020

You provide overall operational and programmatic leadership to various field programs in several areas of Afghanistan including Kabul, through planning, oversight, and implementation of programs in line with the country strategy.

  • You are responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the country strategy in the field and the implementation and impact of the base program portfolio that effectively addresses the underlying causes and effects of malnutrition in line with ACF's values (Charter), Programming Principles, and Strategy
  • You ensure that ACF systems / procedures are in place and being properly implemented, and that they ensure the proper management, well being and safety of ACF staff, and the proper use of ACF resources
  • You lead and manage the ACF field teams to ensure the implementation of programs, manage the field team in achieving ACF's global mission in the area and ensure the proper use of resources in achieving impact for the local population
  • You are responsible for maintaining compliance to the mission and base security protocols and for ensuring their regular update in response to changes in the security environment. This will include coordinating a response and action in circumstances of a security event taking place in coordination with the Kabul management team
  • You are responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and other partners. The will include representation of the organisation, mission and its values with external stakeholders in Kaboul

Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency - has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-nutrition, particularly during and after emergency situations linked to conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 5 main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health - Mental Health and Care Practices, Gender and Protection - Food Security and Livelihoods - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Advocacy. In 2019, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 17 million people in more than 49 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org
REQUESTED PROFILE

  • You hold and Advanced University Degree in development, international affairs, International Development and Humanitarian Aid, public health, Economics or similar fields.
  • You are fluent in English (verbal and written) and have good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation.
  • You have work experience on emergency as well as medium to large scale development projects, especially those dealing with Health & Nutrition, MHCP, food security & livelihoods sectors;
  • You have experience in managing multi-year development projects
  • You are able to funtion well in high stress scenarios
  • You are a critical thinker; evidence-based approach to humanitarian access, security and safety management
  • You have expertise in modern access and security practices and global issues affecting the aid sector and have comprehensive knowledge of the Afghan political and security context
  • You are able to work within a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic team, whith heavy movement restrictions
  • You have previous INGO work experiences in access and security management in violent environments
  • You have extensive knowledge of individual and organisational security issues, expertise in threat/risk assessment, security management and security awareness in violent environments
  • You are able to adapt to the beneficiary' needs while balancing community' and security actors' demands
  • You have experience in crisis/incident management, and incident reporting, mapping, and quantitative analysis
  • You are committed to the humanitarian principles, ACF mandate and charter. In particular, a good understanding of ACF' action and an ability to ensure continuity to underpin all aspects of the job.
  • You are committed to ACF code of conduct and PSEA policy and sensitive to gender issues

SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY

Contract:
6 months fixed term contract under French legislation
Compensation and benefits :

  • Monthly gross salary from 2450 to 2800 EUR upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance: 383 EUR (cf eurocost) net, field paid.
  • * 450EUR as country allowance;
How to apply:

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Country Representative, Philippines

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:33:45 +0000

Country: Philippines
Organization: European Management Solutions
Closing date: 4 Dec 2020

Location: Cebu City, Philippines

Start date: ASAP

Reporting to: Asia Director

We are currently looking for a for a “Country Representative” (“CR”), on behalf of a French non-profit organisation, to sustain the expansion of the organisation’s mission and reach in the Philippines and to:

  • Lead the current center-based TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) operations;

  • Design and implement relevant new solutions and partnerships to serve the organisation’s ambition for inclusive technology and sustained youth employability in a digital era;

  • Ensure quality, impact, and sustainability, in line with the organisation’s charter, values, and Mission.

The CR ensures that the Mission, the team work and the organisation’s values (Trust, Responsibility, Respect, Solidarity, and a Demanding Approach) are upheld and transferred to each staff member and student. S/he creates a shared vision among all staff. S/he is the main representative for the INGO in the Philippines and as such is responsible for ensuring that the organization remains accountable to the standards and expectations of donors, government authorities, and the local communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Asia Director, the Country Representative will be in charge of the following responsibilities:
Strategic Country Program Development and Planning

  • Assess local social trends and challenges related to youth employability, and identify needs in accordance with the organisation’s mission;

  • Develop the capacity of the organisation to design accurate solutions and collaborations, to serve the organisation’s mission in the Philippines

Country Program Management and Oversight

  • Ensure that the organisation’s strategy and mission are developed and implemented in a locally-relevant approach;

  • Manage the organisation’s operations in the Philippines in accordance with its policies, and with all legal rules and agreements and requirements;

  • Oversee the work in different teams and departments

  • Oversee pedagogical orientations and training experiments in partnership with the organisation’s academic partners (currently University of San Carlos), the corporate sector involved in the organisation’s activities and all other the organisation’s local stakeholders;

  • Manage and ensure the completion of high quality, results-based programs. Organise accurate monitoring and evaluation of the organisation’s mission and activities, in accordance with global M&E guidelines.

  • Contribute to operational and strategic governance of the association

People Leadership & Management

  • Lead and manage the management team;

  • Ensure vibrant and positive working conditions, create a climate that attracts, retains and motivates commitment to the organisation’s mission, and foster an environment dedicated to continuous improvement and innovation;

  • Maintain effective and appropriate staff recruitment, induction, appraisal, remuneration, development and learning practice, in accordance with the organisation’s HR policies;

  • Act and behave as an ambassador, a facilitator and a role model to promote the organisation’s values: Solidarity, Responsibility, Trust, Respect, Demanding approach

Representation, Advocacy, Partnerships Development

  • Represent the organisation, mission, and values in the Philippines, to all the stakeholders and prospects, with support from the External Relations Team;

  • Advocate on behalf of the organisation to help raise awareness and stimulate action to advance youth employability and digital inclusion;

  • In accordance with organisation’s strategy, envision and develop meaningful partnerships to serve, expand and/or fund organisation’s mission;

  • Maintain and develop positive and collaborative relationships with donors;

  • Ensure regular, rigorous monitoring, notably in order to deliver appropriate reports for partners.

Financial Management & Administration

  • Operate within budget as validated by the Board of the organisation: Ensure the strict control of budgetary discipline by following organisation’s established procedures and close monitoring of expenditures. Prepare the operational budgets with the Finance Managers and report financial metrics;

  • Validate status updates and financial reports as required by the organisation’s accounting procedures and by the Philippines government;

  • Oversee and direct the appropriate mobilisation, use and management of financial, logistical and other resources in the mission in line with organisation’s policies and donor’s requirements

Knowledge Management

  • Ensure and organise the capacity for the organisation to maintain strong awareness and accurate knowledge regarding the organisation’s field of action in the Philippines (Social challenges, development level, employability stakes, business ecosystem,…);

  • Introduce innovation and best practices to enhance program and operational performance;

  • Collaborate with other internal and external development partners to identify and/or share relevant practices;

  • Lead and manage the process of developing, capturing, and disseminating lessons learned to build internal and external capacity and contribute to the organisation’s knowledge management efforts;

Logistics & Risk Management

  • Ensure that staff and beneficiaries operate and live in a safe environment

  • Oversee organisational insurance policies. Ensure health and safety procedures are known and followed.

  • Implement and assist in the development, review and maintenance of various policies regarding health, safety, security and environmental matter

  • Anticipate and inform the management about risks and solutions

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • Master degree or equivalent in a relevant development or social-science related discipline (Education, Training, Economics,...).

General requirements:

  • At least 6 years of overall experience in development sector working with Social Purpose Organizations (NGOs, Social Businesses, Social Entrepreneurship) in the field of TVET, Youth education and employment, digital industry.

Special requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience in team management, project management and strategy implementation;

  • Good experience managing vocational (TVET) programs for Youth Employability and/or international digital inclusiveness programs;

  • Excellent understanding of partnerships development, building and management, donor strategies, functions and international relations, partnerships design (Corporate, Institutions,...) and resource mobilization;

  • Experience in managing grants is a strong asset.

Skills:

  • Integrity and professionalism

  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity

  • Commitment and motivation for Tech-inclusive programs

  • Catalyst of innovation, creativity. Promoter of effective collaboration and communication

  • Appropriate and transparent decision maker

  • Social entrepreneurship: Market-need oriented / Social-purpose driven

  • Strong negotiation, advocacy and interpersonal skills

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
How to apply:

Applications and updated CV should be submitted to t.bostan@developmentaid.org, under the title: DRS ref. number 10886. Due to the high number of applications received, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only.

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Measurement & Monitoring Manager - TaRL Africa

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:33:33 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Closing date: 4 Dec 2020
About TaRL Africa

TaRL Africa is a new international initiative formed between education NGO Pratham and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), who have been working together to develop cost-effective, scalable education programs for more than 15 years. These efforts have led to the development of an education program now called Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL).TaRL is an educational approach that aims to build foundational skills in math and reading for children before leaving primary school. When TaRL is implemented within government systems, TaRL teams help ensure that everyone in the system remains focused on improving children’s learning outcomes. Simple assessments, onsite mentoring and support, as well as reviews at different levels of the school system, all contribute to the effectiveness of the program.

Job Description

TaRL Africa seeks to recruit a Measurement and Monitoring (M&M) Manager to manage all measurement, monitoring, and review activities for TaRL Africa. Assessments, Mentoring, and review are critical components of a TaRL program, and therefore the M&M Manager will play a crucial role in strengthening TaRL programs in Africa by providing oversight to the country teams and partners on M&M strategy and helping them take data-driven decisions. S/he will be responsible for tracking the implementation and outcomes of TaRL Africa programs, and delivery against TaRL Africa’s overall strategy and work plan. S/he will also support the design and implementation of pilots to innovate on measurement/ mentoring components of TaRL programs.

This role provides a unique opportunity to improve the learning outcomes of children across Africa and to be part of a leading evidence-based initiative tackling the learning crisis in Africa. The role will be based in Nairobi with extensive international travel.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Provide oversight to the country teams on program M&M strategy

Supporting the country teams to design an effective M&M strategy is crucial for creating strong localized TaRL programs that are embedded within the government systems. The M&M team works closely with the program and content teams to provide regular feedback from TaRL implementation. They also build their capacity to understand and use data for immediate course corrections.

  • Develop strong understanding of governments’ existing M&M systems in TaRL Africa’s directly-supported countries
  • Support the country M&M associates and partners in designing tools/ processes for data collection, verification, mentoring, and review, and in building the capacity of government officials on data use
  • Support with data analysis and reporting as necessary

2. Support tracking review of implementation and outcomes of TaRL programs, and delivery against TaRL Africa’s overall strategy and work plan

TaRL Africa works with many organizations and governments across Africa. The M&M team is responsible for coordinating with partners and internal teams to track measurement indicators across different programs and respond to data queries as needed.

  • Support the Central Country Leads and M&M Lead in setting up program review processes
  • Coordinate with partners and country teams to collect data on a central data system
  • Support the M&M lead in ensuring that donors, partners, and senior management data queries are addressed in a timely and accurate manner

3. Build technical capacity of country M&M associates

  • Regularly assess the technical capacity of country M&M associates and conduct workshops on data analysis, visualization, and other technical aspects as necessary

4. Support the design and implementation pilots to innovate on measurement/ mentoring components

Experimenting with new ideas to account for the contextual variations that we see across Africa is key to TaRL Africa’s work. The M&M team works closely in collaboration with the content and program teams to pilot innovative mentoring and data collection systems in the Learning Labs that we have established in a few countries.

  • Support the design of innovative technology-based systems for mentoring and data collection and pilot them in the Learning Labs
  • Support the Research and Learning activities related to measurement/ mentoring

5. Support the other teams as necessary and assigned by the line manager

Requirements
  • A Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics, Education or a related field
  • At least five years of relevant, full-time work experience
  • Experience working in the development or education sectors across Africa
  • Familiarity with national and regional learning assessments
  • Familiarity with econometric and program evaluation techniques
  • Basic proficiency in French
  • Strong preference for Kenyan Nationals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Experience working with data manipulation software, including data collection, analysis and visualization platforms (Required: Excel; Strongly preferred: STATA, Survey CTO/ ODK/ Kobo Collect, Tableau/ Power BI)
  • Good understanding of M&E frameworks and systems
  • Ability to think flexibly and analytically
How to apply:

Interested candidates should fill in the application form . The deadline for applications is 04 December 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a writing assessment, followed by an interview process. Due to the large volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to short-listed applicants.

TaRL Africa is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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Country Manager, Myanmar

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:33:15 +0000

Country: Myanmar
Organization: Danish Red Cross
Closing date: 7 Dec 2020
Can you manage a diverse country team, successfully negotiate partnerships and grow the country programme portfolio?

Danish Red Cross (DRC) has been present in Eurasia for more than 20 years and is currently active in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Belarus, DPRK, Myanmar, Nepal, South Caucasus and Ukraine with approximately 20 expatriate staff in the region. We emphasize strengthening of partner organisations and their integrity, transparency, autonomy and sustainable volunteer structures as conditions for building sustainable operational capacity.

The overall purpose of the Country Manager (CM) position is to represent the DRC towards the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS), Movement and non-Movement partners and other key stakeholders and donors in Myanmar. In addition, the CM is responsible for development of the programme portfolio and MRCS capacity building in accordance with DRC and MRCS strategies and priority areas.

Responsibilities

The CM refers to the DRC Head of Region Eurasia (HoR) and the main areas of responsibility are:

  • Team leading, HR management and Security (20%)
  • Coordination, representation and partnerships (25%)
  • Strategic development (20%)
  • Programme and financial management (25%)
  • Capacity development (10%)

Expected key results:

  • Grow and strengthen the partnership with our principal partner, the Myanmar Red Cross Society
  • Secure new institutional funding for the country programme, particulary for the health and emergency response engagements
  • Establish new partnerships for consortia cooperation modalities
  • Ensure effective financial management at country and programme levels

The main tasks include:

  • Team leader for the DRC team in Myanmar
  • Maintain and develop strategic relationship with the MRCS leadership and senior management
  • Liaise and ensure cooperation with RCRC Movement partners, donors, UN, international organisations and other relevant stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop relations and effective cooperation with potential consortia partners and proactively look for and establish new partnerships
  • Coordinate DRC overall relationship with MRCS and other partners
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the country programme portfolio and emergency response operations including ensuring proper planning, budgets, monitoring and reports
  • Proactively seek out new funding opportunities and lead development of concept notes, budgets and programme proposals
  • Decide on strategic direction of the country programme portfolio in close consultation with HoR
  • Coordinate emergency response operations in collaboration with HoR and HQ DM Unit
Required experience and qualifications

You have a relevant academic background, e.g. Master Degree in Development studies, Programme Management, Disaster Management or other relevant field, with:

  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in working with humanitarian organisations in developing, emergency and post-emergency contexts
  • Technical expertise within one or more of the areas of Health, Disaster Management and Organisational Development
  • Experience with team leading and staff/team management
  • Proven experience on resource mobilisation with major donors/funds including EU/ECHO, Danida, UN
  • Proven experience on programme development and implementation
  • Proven Expertise within programme cycle and financial management of programmes supported by major donors
  • Experience with leading or being part of consortia of partners jointly implementing programmes
  • Expertise in security management is an asset
  • Experience from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is an asset
  • Working experience from Myanmar or Southeast Asia is an advantage
  • Technical knowledge and experience in programme implementation through participatory methods
  • Good analytical skills and confident self-management in situations of stress. Ability to work in demanding situations under pressure is important
  • Excellent communication, coordination, networking and facilitation skills
  • Results oriented, patience and cultural sensitivity skills
  • Full proficiency in English speaking and writing is a requirement
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Possession of a valid international driving licence
Employment conditions
  • The starting date is 1 February 2021. The contract period is 2 years with possibility of extension.
  • The duty station is Yangon, Myanmar. The position is a family position (temporary Covid-19 restrictions/measures allowing). Frequent travel to the programme areas is required.
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the DRC Terms and Conditions for Delegates on Long Term Missions. The salary including all allowances and pension will be between DKK 48,000 - 51,500 per month, depending on qualifications and experience. Housing and insurance is covered by DRC.
  • Further information is available in the job description. For more information on the position, please contact DRC Head of Region Eurasia, Bjarne Andreasen, on bjand@rodekors.dk
  • The deadline for applying for the position is 7 December. Interviews are expected to be concluded before Christmas.

Further information is available in the job description and the Terms & Conditions. For more information on the position, please contact DRC Head of Region Eurasia, Bjarne Andreasen, on bjand@rodekors.dk
The deadline for applying for the position is 7 December. Interviews are expected to be concluded before Christmas.

How to apply:

Aplly through this link; https://drk.easycruit.com/intranet/international/vacancy/2605845/113833...

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Site Operations Specialist

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:32:47 +0000

Country: Greece
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Closing date: 2 Dec 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-profit-making, 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.

Background

DRC has been operating in Greece since December 2015, providing support to the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy in ensuring dignified reception conditions for refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos island. In March 2016, DRC expanded its operations in Athens, in response to the changing context and the build-up of refugee population on mainland Greece.

Purpose

Under the direct line management of Attica Area Manager and close support and technical supervision from the Shelter/WASH Advisor, the Site Operations Speliast will be responsible for effectively coordinating, implementing, and ensuring the quality of DRC’s infrastructure and care & maintenance (C&M) program in open accommodation sites in the region of Attika where DRC is the Site Management Support actor. S/he will be assigned as necessary to oversee all technical assessments, reports and monitoring of various projects undertaken by DRC. S/he will work closely with the SMS Team Leaders of sites in Attica and support them in the supervision and management of Site Operations teams, so as to ensure that all infrastructure works, maintenance and repairs works are technically sound and proportionate to the need for humanitarian assistance.

Duties & Responsibilities

Site Operations

  • Support and supervise Site Operations Teams in the design of a) shelter solutions (such as partitions, Prefabricated shelters etc.), b) community infrastructure (such as garbage collection stations, communal spaces, rehabilitation of buildings etc.), and c) WASH infrastructure (such as water collection and washing stations, rehabilitation or construction of toilets and shower units, construction of septic tanks, repairs etc.). This includes preparation of design drawings, BoQ (bill of quantity), technical specification reports and order requests with estimated costs etc.;
  • As necessary, oversee activity of contractors for any construction or C&M works related to shelter, community and WASH infrastructure; Where applicable, liaise between field teams, Technical Advisors, Supply Chain team and contractors to ensure compliance with DRC policies and donor requirements, as well as program quality;
  • Support field teams in the assessment and continuous monitoring of the shelter and WASH conditions of the population hosted in the site and make relevant suggestions. Where needed, draft relevant technical reports;
  • Ensure compliance with National and Humanitarian Standardization and Construction Norms and Codes;
  • Provide technical guidance to Site Operations teams
  • Upon liaising with the Shelter/WASH Advisor and Site Operations teams in all DRC sites, draft TORs, Technical Annexes, BOQs and Contract Requirements for Construction and Care & Maintenance Contractors to be hired by DRC, especially related to Framework Agreements and according to Greek and International Standards, Regulations and Codes;
  • Undertake the overall overview and monitoring of DRC contracts and framework agreements with contractors/suppliers and takes appropriate action to resolve problems or make adjustments based on contextual and programmatic changes;
  • Coordinate with all external technical actors contracted by DRC to monitor works and receive and review all reports;
  • As necessary, oversee activity of contractors (lead quantity surveys, follow time schedules, budgets, monitor qualification and quality standards etc.) for any infrastructure construction work or care, maintenance and improvements work in the site of his/her responsibility;
  • Suggest measures to improve security of PoC and to prevent PoC’s exposure to electrical or mechanical related hazards;

Supervision, monitoring and coordination

  • Support SMS Team Leaders and the Area Manager in the management of Site Operations teams
  • In close collaboration with SMS Manager and the Area Manager, represents DRC in meetings with public authorities (Site Managers, MoMP), related to technical issues and site operations in Attica
  • Act as the connecting link between field teams and Technical Advisors, ensuring harmonization among DRC sites, compliance with standard operating procedures and upon-agreed tools/mechanisms and providing inputs and suggestions for the improvement of tools and policies respectively
  • Take the initiative and ensure coordination among different teams on a site level and between Site Operations teams in Attica
  • Support respectful and positive working relationships, which allow for the effective implementation of all activities. This is to be achieved through leadership, team building, day-to-day support, capacity-building

Reporting and Budget monitoring

  • Supports SMS Manager and Area Manager with inputs in all relevant internal and external reporting
  • Supports Site Operations Teams, Team Leaders and Area Manager with budget overseeing and expense planning
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Area Manager or the Shelter/WASH Advisor to support DRC’s activities, including relevant administrative tasks (e.g. site utilities, official communications with public stakeholders)

Required Qualifications

  • University (AEI) degree preferably in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or alternatively in Architectural or Civil Engineering.
  • Certificate of Membership in the Technical Chamber of Greece.
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience as an Engineer on medium to large scale infrastructure projects.
  • Proven experience in working and drafting Work Contracts terms and technical annexes.
  • Strong verbal and written English skills. Must be able to read and write technical documents in both Greek and English.
  • Strong computer skills. AutoCAD and MS Office experience is required
  • Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered as an advantage
  • High professional ethics

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

  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to humanitarian principle and high sense of ethics

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

  • Ability to cope with high workload and stress and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as required

  • Multi-tasking and organizational skills is a must, and a good sense of humor

Terms & Conditions

  • The contract will be under the Greek Labor Law (this is a national position)
  • All allowances will be provided to the employees (Christmas, Easter, Vacation bonus)
  • DRC provides training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services as well as its staff members’ professional and personal development.
  • The position will be based in Attika (Greece) and national terms and conditions apply
How to apply:

Application Process

Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line**:** www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.**

DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of 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. However, applicants must be aware that DRC cannot systemically sponsor non-EU citizen or non-Greek resident for all the steps of legal process to get a work permit and/or a residency permit in Greece.

Applications close on the 2nd of December 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

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Speech Writer

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:31:52 +0000

Country: France
Organization: European Climate Foundation
Closing date: 7 Dec 2020

About the European Climate Foundation

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.

We support over 357 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.

About the role

The ECF’s is currently accepting applications for an enthusiastic and highly driven individual to join its team as a speechwriter & research assistant. The speechwriter will work closely with CEO Laurence Tubiana to support her speaking engagements and preparations for teaching classes, which will involve doing research and writing synthesis materials. This role is an exciting opportunity for a graduate / young professional with a sincere interest in climate and energy issues to deepen their knowledge and balance research and operational support at an exciting time for the ECF.

This position reports to the Chief of Staff to the CEO.

Key responsibilities

  • Conducting research on issues including climate science, international climate diplomacy, participative democracy, and other issues for the CEO;

  • Prepare speaking notes for the CEO’s many high-level meetings and speaking engagements, working with relevant ECF teams;

  • Research and drafting assistance for the CEO’s written pieces (op-eds, articles, book chapters, etc.);

  • Helping the CEO to prepare for her classes, and general speaking and teaching preparation;

  • Develop and manage a database of the CEO’s previous notes and speeches;

  • Other ad hoc outreach and research tasks;

  • Undertake other reasonable and related tasks, in discussion with the Chief of Staff.

Experience and competencies

  • 2 – 5 years of experience;

  • A genuine interest in the mission and values of the ECF;

  • Strong research and writing skills;

  • Fast-learning self-starter comfortable to work in a fast-paced international environment;

  • Professional experience or academic background in the fields of communications, energy or environmental issues or EU / international affairs;

  • Superior French and English language skills, both written and verbal;

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.

What we offer

  • The unique opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic, international group of individuals who combine their passion to make a difference with a rigorous and results-oriented approach to work;

  • A flexible work environment and a space to develop and challenge yourself;

  • A permanent full-time position.

Location

Paris.

Start date

As soon as possible.

How to apply:

How to apply

Please upload you CV and Cover Letter (both in English!) at the link: https://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/europeanclimate/jobs/speech_writer_...

All applications will be treated confidentially. We will store your information in our internal database unless you specifically request otherwise.

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Field Procurement Expert

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:30:59 +0000

Country: Belgium
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 7 Dec 2020

*Cette position exige une très bonne connaissance de l'anglais et ne sera par conséquent uniquement publiée dans cette langue.*

*Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides assistance in more than 60 countries to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and irrespective of origin, religion, creed or political affiliation. To develop this work, the Supply Chain Department of the MSF Operational Centre Brussels (OCB) is looking for a: Field Procurement Expert (m/f/x)*

CONTEXT

The Supply Chain Department covers the entire supply chain management at international and local levels of the operations of MSF Belgium. As part of it the Procurement direction is responsible for the international procurement of its European Supply Center, MSF Supply, based in Brussels, but also for field local procurement and headquarters procurement, looking after a total of around 115 MEUR of procurement budget. Our aim is to improve the efficiency of OCB procurement by increasing the level of expertise and disseminating goods practices, through a comprehensive and cross-functional approach.

To help us achieve this objective, we are recruiting a Field Procurement Expert to strengthen the team.


JOB PROFILE

Under the supervision of the Head of Global Procurement, the Field Procurement Expert will provide adequate support to the field through:

  • Field assignments to provide:
    • Expertise for specific instances linked to purchases (procurement strategy definition, market assessments, negotiations contract, etc…)
    • Coaching and training (supply managers /officers, procurement officers, and purchasers)
  • At the headquarters:
    • Briefing of expatriates when relevant
    • Definition and development of the relevant tools, indicators, guidelines, policies and procedures

It is anticipated that the Field Support Procurement will be on the field up to 50% of the time, with assignments to different location varying between 3 to 12 weeks, with some time at the headquarters in between to work on remote support and follow-up of action plan with the field, training and workshop preparation and facilitation, production of tools and guidelines, as that can be performed from a distance.

Perspectives: this is a one-year assignment, however, given the strategic role of purchasing and the expectations from the field, other opportunities to work in purchasing on the field or at the headquarters will likely arise for a performing individual.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Masters level or equivalent. Procurement specialization would be welcome
  • A minimum of 2 years in a procurement function
  • Procurement experience in Africa or Asia and/or an NGO experience would be a strong added value
  • Good knowledge of an ERP – Logistics / Unifield would be a plus

Languages:

  • Fluency in French and English is required
  • Knowledge of Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese are a plus

Specific requirements:

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Proven diplomatic and listening skills
  • Pedagogical skills / team work
  • Methodical & structured
  • Adherence to MSF principles and to our managerial values: Respect, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, Trust, Empowerment
  • Adherence to the MSF Behavioural Commitments
CONDITIONS
  • Contract type: 1 year contract, full time,
  • Location: Brussels Headquarters, Ready to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Salary Package: Hospital insurance (DKV) - Pension plan - 100% reimbursement for public transportation costs
  • Starting date: Asap
How to apply:

Deadline for applications: 07/12/2020

CV + cover letter to be sent to Recruit-HQ-SC@brussels.msf.org mentioning “**Field Procurement Expert**” in the title.

Please name your application documents with your LAST NAME. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your personal data. For more information, consult our privacy notice to job applicants.

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Research in Malawi - Health, primary education, agriculture, humanitarian, and population and development sectors

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:30:40 +0000

Country: Malawi
Organization: Nascent Solutions
Closing date: 30 Nov 2020

Call for Expressions of Interest:

Research in Malawi - Health, primary education, agriculture, humanitarian, and population and development sectors

Funder: Nascent Solutions Inc. (Nascent)

Location: Throughout Malawi

Duration: December 2020 – January 2021

Introduction:

Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is a US- based non-profit organization founded in 2004. It is registered in Malawi with the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Board of Malawi. The mission of the organization is to fight poverty by building capacity for less privileged people in rural Africa and enable them to achieve self-sufficiency and total responsibility for their well-being. The organization’s major areas of intervention are humanitarian assistance, agricultural development and food security, basic health care, education and skills training, and the protection of women and children’s rights. The organization works with various target populations to identify need areas and provide practical and sustainable interventions that respond to those needs. Nascent believes in evidence-based programming and encourages the sharing of knowledge that enables self-realization. Currently, Nascent is looking for research firm(s) or group(s) of researchers to carry operational research on various fields/sector to inform its evidence-based programming in Malawi.

Purpose

Nascent seeks research teams to investigate the current demographics, knowledge, attitudes, and practices among people who could benefit from improved services in the health, primary education, agriculture, humanitarian and, population and development sectors. These research findings will assist Nascent to better serve its clients, beneficiaries, and partners.

Profile of Research Team

Researchers are welcome to assemble a team as they see fit. Their skills should be complementary, with one identified as the Team Lead, who will bear responsibility for all work products and processes. Companies or groups of independent consultants are welcome to apply. The teams or groups of individuals should be Malawi based researchers only. Combined, the team should have the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience leading complex research.
  • Demonstrated expertise in study design and sampling.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of quantitative data collection tools and managing field data collection (including mobile).
  • Demonstrated experience in using qualitative methods such as focus group discussions and key informant interviews.
  • Demonstrated experience in data management and analysis using statistical software, including analyzing complex (multi-stage cluster samples) surveys.
  • Demonstrated experience in concise, illuminating report writing, including data visualization.
  • Demonstrated experience in training and managing field data collectors and complex logistics.
  • Subject matter expertise in the health sector.
  • Subject matter expertise in primary education.
  • Subject matter expertise in the agriculture sector.
  • Subject matter expertise in the humanitarian sector.
  • Subject matter expertise in the population and development sector
  • Strong teamwork ability across cultures and time zones.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders, ranging from young students to government officials.
  • High proficiency in written and verbal English.
How to apply:

Interested research teams should apply by submitting a single PDF write-up no later than 30 November 2020. Submissions must be made via e-mail to admin@nascents.org with the subject line “Malawi research 2020” addressed to the Chief of Party, Nascent Solutions, P. O. Box 31232, Lilongwe.

Applications should have the following elements:

  1. Organizational/team capacity statement outlining relevant experience and ability to perform the research with methodological rigor. This should be a maximum of 5 pages.
  2. CV of each proposed researcher with his/her role clearly identified. Please limit CVs to no more than 4 pages per person.
  3. Only shortlisted organizations/firms/groups of individuals will be contacted for next steps.

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Associé(e) au Contrôle des Projets

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:30:23 +0000

Country: Senegal
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 5 Dec 2020

1. CONTEXTE OPERATIONNEL :

Le Bureau multipays du Sénégal (MCO) est situé à Dakar et couvre huit (8) pays, dont quatre (4) ont une présence du HCR (Guinée, Guinée Bissau, Togo et Sénégal) et quatre (4) autres sans présence du HCR (Bénin, Cap-Vert, Gambie, Sierra Leone). Sur les 8 pays couverts, 4 sont des pays francophones, 2 sont anglophones et 2 sont des pays lusophones.

Les principales fonctions du contrôle des projets sont de compléter la gestion du programme et de fournir un soutien pour la supervision des projets, y compris la formulation d'un plan de suivi, l'assurance qualité et la vérification. Les autres activités de contrôle des projets comprennent : l'examen des accords des projets, l'audit de projets, le contrôle de la synchronisation entre les performances financières et opérationnelles, la participation à des activités de suivi en équipe multifonctionnelle et des revues, le suivi de la gestion des risques du projet et l’appui à la clôture du projet.

L'Associé(e) au contrôle des projets reçoit des orientations globales et des plans de travail du superviseur. Ils travaillent indépendamment sur des missions régulières sous la supervision de l'Administrateur en charge du contrôle des projets ou au même niveau de gestion que le programme.

Le personnel de contrôle des projets joue un rôle très important dans le maintien de partenariats harmonieux et efficaces et interagit souvent avec les partenaires d'exécution. En conséquence, les titulaires doivent être très conscients de toutes les dimensions des partenariats dans leur interaction avec les partenaires (conformément aux principes de partenariat, au code de conduite et à d'autres documents pertinents).

Au regard de la configuration du Bureau Multi-pays (MCO), le titulaire du poste sera appelé à couvrir les pays du bureau multi-pays : Sénégal, Guinée Conakry, Guinée Bissau, Togo, Sierra Leone, Gambie, Benin et Cape vert.

2. DESCRIPTION DES TACHES :

Sous la supervision directe de l’Administrateur chargé du Contrôle des Projets, l’Associé(e) au Contrôle des Projets assurera les responsabilités énumérées ci-dessous, en accord avec les principes et valeurs humaines des Nations Unies et en adhésion avec le Code de Conduite de l’UNHCR :

· Contribuer à la revue des systèmes de contrôle interne des partenaires de mise en œuvre ;

· Contribuer à vérifier que les accords de partenariat sont conformes aux plans d’opérations nationaux et aux règles, politiques et procédures du HCR ;

· S’assurer qu'un archivage complet est conservé pour tous les projets ;

· Contribuer à l'examen, à l'analyse et à la vérification des rapports financiers des partenaires d'exécution et de la performance (Partie I-PFR et Partie II-PPR), et à vérifier l'exactitude et la cohérence entre le rapport financier (PFR) et le rapport des performances (PPR), conformément aux accords de projet ;

· Veiller à ce que les fonds engagés dans le cadre d'un accord de partenariat permettent le paiement de la prochaine tranche ou d'un décaissement, confirmant le statut des tranches déjà payées ;

· Soutenir la clôture du projet en temps opportun en coordination avec l'Unité de Programme ;

· Porter à l'attention des superviseurs et des responsables de Programme tout écart significatif au niveau du bureau en ce qui concerne : l'exécution du budget, le pourcentage d'exécution du projet, le calendrier et la qualité des projets par rapport aux spécifications ou aux termes et conditions ;

· Entretenir des relations professionnelles avec les partenaires d'exécution ;

· Se tenir au courant de toutes les règles, règlements et procédures du HCR nécessaires pour s'acquitter de ces tâches ;

· Informer les superviseurs sur tous les problèmes rencontrés avec les partenaires ;

· Recommander l'acceptation ou la non-acceptation des rapports financiers des projet (PFRs) et le paiement des acomptes ;

· Contacter les partenaires d'exécution pour les questions liées aux projets ;

· Avoir un accès illimité aux dossiers financiers et opérationnels relatifs aux projets ;

· Effectuer d'autres tâches connexes au besoin et s’acquitter de toute autre tâche requise par le superviseur.

3. QUALIFICATIONS REQUISES :

· Expérience académique et professionnelle :

Avoir au minimum 3 ans d'expérience pertinente avec un diplôme d'études secondaires ou 2 ans d'expérience de travail pertinente avec un diplôme de niveau baccalauréat ou équivalent ou supérieur.

· Expérience de travail pertinente souhaitée :

Avoir une expérience de travail en qualité de comptable, Financier, Administrateur et ou auditeur. La maitrise des procédures d’achat et du cycle de programmation des projets à caractère humanitaire dans une ONG et / ou Agence de Nations Unies serait un atout.

· Certificats/Licences :

Comptabilité ; Audit ; Administration des affaires ; Finances ; Gestion des projets.

· Compétences fonctionnelles :

  • FI-Finance - Comptabilité d'exercice (IPSAS / IFRS) ;

  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique et de ses applications : notamment MS-Office (Excel, Word, Power point) et People soft, ainsi que la navigation/recherche sur Internet ;

  • MG-Gestion des Projets ;

  • PC-Assurance/Contrôle de la qualité ;

  • MG-Gestion des Risques ;

  • FI-Expérience pratique d'audit ;

  • Règles financières, règlements et procédures de gestion financière ONU-UN/HCR ;

  • IT-ERP- (Progiciel de Gestion Intégré) Connaissances fonctionnelles.

· Langues :

Avoir la maîtrise de la langue française et une bonne connaissance de l’anglais.

La connaissance des langues locales constitue un atout.

4. COMPETENCES REQUISES :

Compétences de base :

Responsabilité

Communication

Conscience organisationnelle

Travail d'équipe et collaboration

Engagement envers l'apprentissage continu

Orientation client et résultat

Compétences managériales :

Jugement et prise de décision

Gestion des ressources

Compétences transversales :

Planification et organisation

Conscience politique

5. ELIGIBILITE :

Les membres du personnel intéressés doivent consulter les Instruction Administrative sur le Recrutement et l’Affectation du personnel recruté localement (UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.1) – le RALS.

Conformément au RALS, les candidats du Groupe 1, ceux du Groupe 2 et les candidats externes sont éligibles pour postuler aux postes vacants publiés en interne et en externe :

Candidats du Groupe 1 : Le Groupe 1 comprend les fonctionnaires actuels des services généraux titulaires d'un engagement de durée indéterminée ou de durée déterminée qui, à la date limite de dépôt des candidatures, sont en service dans le pays du poste vacant au grade du poste ou à un grade inférieur ou supérieur au poste.**

Candidats du Groupe 2 : Le Groupe 2 comprend les candidats des catégories ci-dessous après l'achèvement d'une année de service cumulative ou continue dans le pays du poste vacant. Il s’agit de :

  1. Les fonctionnaires du HCR actuellement en service recrutés sur le plan local titulaires d’un contrat temporaire ;

  2. Les anciens fonctionnaires du HCR recrutés sur le plan local qui étaient titulaires d’un engagement de durée indéfinie ou d’un contrat de durée déterminée (pendant les 2 ans qui suivent la fin de leur service pour les hommes et 5 ans pour les femmes) ;

  3. Les Volontaires des Nations Unies qui travaillent actuellement pour le HCR ;

  4. Les Fonctionnaires de l’UNOPS recrutés sur le plan national et prestataires individuels qui travaillent actuellement pour le HCR ;

  5. Les Fonctionnaires des services généraux actuellement en service titulaires d’un engagement de durée indéfinie ou d’un contrat de durée déterminée postulant à un poste de la même catégorie deux classes au-dessus de leur classe personnelle ;

  6. Les Fonctionnaires du HCR actuellement en service de la catégorie des administrateurs internationaux titulaires d’un engagement de durée indéfinie ou d’un contrat durée déterminée ;

  7. Les Fonctionnaires du HCR actuellement en service de la catégorie des administrateurs recrutés sur le plan national titulaires d’un engagement de durée indéfinie ou d’un contrat de durée déterminée ;

  8. Les Femmes fonctionnaires de la catégorie des administrateurs recrutés sur le plan national actuellement en service dans une autre institution du système des Nations Unies et titulaires de l’équivalent d’un engagement de durée indéfinie ou d’un contrat de durée déterminée.

Candidats Externes : Les candidats externes sont ceux qui n’appartiennent ni au Groupe 1 ni au Groupe 2 et peuvent postuler aux postes publiés en interne et externe.

How to apply:

Les candidats du Groupe 1 : Les candidats doivent soumettre leurs candidatures en ligne via MSRP (http://msrp.unhcr.org).

La navigation est illustrée ci-après : Main Menu / Self Service / Recruiting / Careers

Cliquer sur l'onglet Recruiting, puis sur l'onglet Careers. Dans l'onglet Careers, les candidats sont redirigés vers une page qui comprendra tous les postes disponibles pour lesquels ils peuvent postuler.

Les candidats du Groupe 2 et les candidats externes : Les candidats doivent consulter la page externe, à savoir www.unhcr.org: Careers page avec la navigation suivante : Careers Opportunities - Other Opportunities - Vacancies, - Register ; puis suivre les étapes pour postuler.

En cas de problèmes de connexion à MSRP ou avec des applications en ligne, veuillez contacter le Global Service Desk à l’adresse suivante : HQUSSD@unhcr.org bien avant la date de clôture afin de laisser suffisamment de temps pour la résolution du problème.

Autres informations :

· Une fois la date de clôture de l’avis de vacance passée, aucune candidature en ligne ne sera possible ;

· Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés ;

· Les candidats présélectionnés seront tenus de passer un test écrit et un entretien oral ;

· L'évaluation des candidats se fera sur la base des informations mentionnées lors de la soumission de la candidature. Les candidats doivent fournir des informations complètes et exactes concernant leur profil personnel et leurs qualifications. Aucun amendement, ajout, suppression, révision ou modification ne sera apporté aux demandes qui ont été soumises.

· Les candidats sérieusement envisagés pour la sélection seront soumis à une vérification des références afin de vérifier les informations fournies dans la candidature ;

· Le HCR encourage vivement les candidatures féminines qualifiées pour ce poste. Le HCR s'efforce de garantir que les employés hommes et femmes bénéficient de l'égalité des chances en matière de carrière. Le HCR s'est engagé à réaliser la diversité de la main-d'œuvre en termes de genre, de nationalité et de culture ;

· Toutes les candidatures seront traitées de manière confidentielle ;

· Le HCR ne facture aucun frais à aucun stade du processus de recrutement ;

· Le HCR a une politique de tolérance zéro contre l'exploitation et les abus sexuels (SEA). L'exploitation et les abus sexuels est un comportement inacceptable et une conduite interdite pour le personnel du HCR. Elle constitue des actes de faute grave et motive donc des mesures disciplinaires, y compris le licenciement ;

· Le HCR est un environnement NON-FUMEUR.

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Senior MEAL Officer

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:28:55 +0000

Country: Turkey
Organization: Syrian American Medical Society Foundation
Closing date: 6 Dec 2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Senior MEAL Officer

Job Location: Gaziantep
Reporting to: IMU/MEAL Manager

Working area: Gaziantep, Turkey

Number of positions open: 1

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Key relationships: Project officer, Grant officer, Syria field officers, IM officer.

General objective of the position:

The Senior MEAL Officer is responsible for leading key project MEAL activities and will oversee project-level performance monitoring data and evaluation analysis. Working in collaboration with the MEAL manager, the Senior M&E Officer is responsible for leading the design and implementation of an M&E system, ensures that SAMS evaluation’s achievements and lessons learned are captured and used for project improvement, and captures and communicates project outcomes to appropriate audiences.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

· Work with the program team to develop a detailed M&E plan for the program based on the project log-frame to track progress against agreed indicators.

· Track the M&E plan and frequently provide the program team with trend analysis of tracked indicators while identifying outliers.

· Work with MEAL manager and MEAL Team to ensure the collection of relevant and appropriate data needed for an effective M&E system which will be utilized in monitoring strengths, weaknesses and gaps in existing program and services and for reporting on donor commitments as well as producing board summaries.

· Lead program monitoring activities including tool design and analysis in collaboration with IMU and project team.

· Work closely with filed MEAL Officers to ensure that up-to-date monitoring activities is implemented and data collected for all projects, in line with the project targets, and in a timely manner.

· Ensure all MEAL frameworks for all SAMS’s running projects are in place and updated on monthly basis.

· Build the capacity of MEAL field team through regular trainings and coaching to ensure adoption of monitoring tools and quality of data collected in line with agreed M&E plans and indicators.

· Ensure proper training protocols and field work protocols are being followed by the field teams.

· Work with MEAL manager and accountability officer on developing and implementing field needs assessment.

· Strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures and systems with support from the MEAL Manager.

· Contribute to organizational development of local partners, including the support in developing systems to track progress on capacity building and organizational development of partners.

Coordination and communication

· Identify external, third party stakeholders that can undertake monitoring/evaluation visits and facilitate and supervise their activities.

· Provide regular feedback to the project team and MEAL manager on project implementation.

Office Culture:

· Initiate team building initiatives

· Promote and model a positive, professional and respectful office culture.

· Ensure effective internal communications

THE CANDIDATE’S REQUIREMENTSMandatory Qualifications required

· University degree of computer science, Information technology, English literature, Pharmacy or other related backgrounds.

· Minimum 3-year experience in MEAL scope of work.

Languages

§ Fluency written and spoken in Arabic

§ Advanced written and spoken English

§ Intermediate Written and spoken Turkish

Competencies:

§ Self-starter who can work independently under pressure.

§ Demonstrated skills in M&E management, frameworks, indicator development, systems development and report writing required.

§ Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, and emotional maturity.

§ Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience integrating international humanitarian standards in emergency programming (including humanitarian accountability).

§ Experience in project design, proposal development, and writing reports.

§ Advanced analytical skills (MS pivot table, Power-bi and others).

How to apply: CONTRACT CONDITIONS

The salary will be defined regarding the SAMS Turkey Office salary scale on-going.

Interested candidates may please send their resume and fill the application in the following linkhttps://recruitment.sams-hr.com/

Last date for application is December/ 06 / 2020

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e-learning developer (LMS consultant)

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:28:39 +0000

Organization: MIDMAR
Closing date: 30 Nov 2020

About MIDMAR:

MIDMAR is a non-governmental, non-for-profit organization registered in Gaziantep (Turkey) and Paris (France), dedicated to empowering individuals and communities affected by crises. Thereby, we particularly focus on the Syrian and other societies in the Middle East and Arab region, as well as on host communities and the diaspora in countries further afield.

As a Syrian civil society-focused diaspora organization with profound experience in the humanitarian and development field, we believe that supporting local communities’ capacity development and resilience is the key to unlock their potential to drive broad-based inclusive and society-led change. In a region as hugely affected by crises, social unrest, and instability as the Middle East at present, we are furthermore convinced that it is this local capacity and resilience, paired with stimulating collaboration and developing networks of mutual support, that will ultimately support restoring stability and fostering social cohesion among civil society in the region and beyond.

  • Position Title: e-learning developer (LMS consultant)
  • Vacancy Code: JV20057
  • Type of contract: Temporary.
  • Duration of Contract: 6 months
  • Reports to: Project coordinator, Turkey.
Objective of the Service

The LMS e-learning Consultant will liaise with development teams to ensure they have the relevant information and assist them in solution design.

MIDMAR is managing a project to build a learning e-platform, and it has a development team to do the task of setting up, programming, and testing the e-platform, and we need an e-learning developer consultant. to provide technical supervision on this team, so to ensure that the platform's programming flow is 100% compatible with the goals and context of the project.

the deliverables and key tasks

The LMS e-learning Consultant. shall deliver the following to the programming team:

1- A detailed technical condition book (TOR) for the electronic platform, containing at least the following:

a. Core systems

b. General flows including, user flow, instructor flow, Users flow, Admin flow, Content managers/Editor flow.

c. The Modules (structures) including mobile applications.

d. Basic database diagrammed.

e. Server architecture flow.

f. Wire Frames.

g. The detailed action plans.

2- Represent as a focal point is between the platform's programming development team and the project coordinator.

3- Follow up the progress of the programming team according to action plan mentioned in the technical conditions book.

Qualification/level requirements

Applicants with the following experience are welcome to apply:

  • The ideal candidate would have experience implementing enterprise-level software into companies.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to give technical and product guidance to development team.
  • Working knowledge of both Moodle and/or Totara would be an advantage.
  • BA degree, preferably in Management, Communications, Information Technology, or on related area.
  • 2+ years of experience in e-learning, e-video creation, or other highly relevant areas.
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required.
Proposed period and duration of consultancy

The consultation period extends over a period of 6 months, but according to the following intermittent 30 working days:

  • 10 days to write the technical conditions book (e-platform TOR).
  • 20 days follow-up to developers’ team (including communication and meetings with both Programmers Team and Project Coordinator).
  • Remote work and no physical time required.
Estimated cost

The consultant will be selected based on the best technical evaluation with the “best value of cost” approaches. She/he will be paid upon successful completion of assignments/submission of the deliverables through bank transfer.

How to apply:

To submit your request please go to the following link https://goo.gl/vnBTJc no later than Nov 30, 2020 and mention the position you are applying and code.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt of Your request and CV’s. Please be advised.

that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MIDMAR is committed to equal employment opportunities. We will not discriminate against applicants on race, religion, sex, age, or citizenship. Persons with disabilities are welcome to join our team. Salaries and other benefits will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience as well as local standards.

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Humanitarian Mine Action Operations Manager

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:28:12 +0000

Country: Iraq
Organization: DanChurchAid
Closing date: 10 Dec 2020

DanChurchAid (DCA) invites applications for a Humanitarian Mine Action Operations Manager (HMA OM) for its Iraq programme. This is a non-family position, mainly based in Ninewa and Erbil Governorates, Iraq.

As the HMA OM, you will report directly to the Country Director (CD) and with a technical reference to the Chief technical Advisor (CTA) in DCA HQ. The OM’s main role and responsibility is to capacity build a DCA national partner organisation to be able to conduct its own HMA operations. This will involve overseeing survey and clearance operations in Ninewa Governorate and to ensure the integration of the different Mine Action activities. This will include writing/updating SOPs, recruiting and training staff, overseeing the procurement and delivery of equipment, and obtaining all necessary taskings and permissions (as appropriate). You will be responsible for site safety, QA/QC where appropriate, and ensuring that donor targets are met.

Main technical tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Capacity build, mentor and support, search- and clearance staff, ensuring incorporation of best practices. Conduct personnel skills gap assessments and initiate relevant training.
  • Operate in accordance with the country specific SOPs and adapt/develop new appropriate SOPs (under overall approval of DCA HQ), as and when required.
  • Prepare Concept of Operations, based on humanitarian needs, humanitarian principles, donor requirements and programme capabilities.
  • Provide technical oversight of relevant field operations of the components within the programme for which you are responsible, including training, safety and security, daily operational planning and implementation.
  • Recruit relevant national staff and ensure relevant induction of personnel into DCA policies and processes.
  • Manage the direction and discipline of all operational staff including international and local staff under your line management.
  • Undertake technical assessment of survey and clearance needs and gaps and suggest potential changes to strategy and implementation.
  • Implement quality management systems that support efficient and effective operations.
  • Ensure survey and clearance activity reporting (including IMSMA forms) is accurate and timely, in close collaboration with the relevant coordination bodies, including DCA HQ, Directorate Mine Action (DMA) and United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS).
  • Ensure impact monitoring is conducted regularly and to a high standard, and data is analyzed and used to improve interventions.
  • Coordinate all survey and clearance activities together with RE activities.
  • Follow survey and clearance related budgets and ensure budget lines are not exceeded.
  • Stay informed and current on new techniques, manuals and devices relating to Humanitarian Mine Action.
  • Take part in an accident/incident board of inquiry if required.
  • Provide the project officer and CD with technical inputs for donor updates, reports and future proposals.
  • Coordinate with other Mine Action operators in the area.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide operational input to proposals and reports, and ensure all technical reporting is conducted in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Represent DCA in relevant coordination bodies.
  • Closely coordinate with the Mine Action Sub Cluster, Directorate Mine Action (DMA) and other mine action actors to ensure DCA Clearance activities and interventions are coordinated and timely.
  • Assist CD to identify new business opportunities.
  • Closely coordinate with other departments within DCA to ensure maximum impact for beneficiary communities.
  • Develop and drive a culture of excellence, continuous improvement and performance optimization across all mine action projects.
  • Be a role model for diversity and inclusion, as well as a positive role model for contributing to the team spirit.
  • Actively mainstream gender in all mine action activities.
  • Working in accordance with DCA values and humanitarian principles.

We are looking for the following qualifications:

  • IMAS IEDD level 3+ qualification is required (NATO standard or IMAS equivalent) with certificates from organisations that can demonstrate compliance with those standards.
  • Minimum 3 years international experience in Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) is essential with proven experience of national capacity building, programme start up including Risk Education, Survey and Clearance components.
  • Regional (MENA) experience working in the field of HMA.
  • The successful applicant will need to show knowledge and experience of EOD/ERW/IEDD clearance methodologies.
  • Experience of drafting SOPs and/or incorporating best practice into SOPs.
  • Knowledge of and experience in IMAS, IMSMA, Non-Technical Survey, Community Liaison, Mine Clearance and Risk Education is essential.
  • Computer literacy essential including proficiency in excel, word, power point, mapping tools etc.
  • Fluency in English is a must, and a working knowledge of Arabic is desirable.
  • Ability to fit well within a small yet diverse team.

We offer:

  • 12 month contract; with possibility for renewal
  • A competitive salary package including hardship and cost of living allowance;
  • 30 work days of paid annual leave;
  • A generous R&R allowance;
  • Insurance as per industry standards;
  • An interesting and challenging experience addressing humanitarian needs.
How to apply:

All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy. Only online applications consisting as a minimum of a CV (two pages max) and a cover letter (one page max) will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply via: Humanitarian Mine Action Operations Manager (danchurchaid.org)

Closing date for applications will be 10th of December 2020 and interviews are expected to be held in the coming two weeks up to Christmas. However, please note that interviews might be held on a rolling basis and DCA reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline.

Everyone applying for a job with DCA must be ready to comply with our Staff Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment and our Child Safeguarding Policy.

DCA conducts an anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment with us.

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Head of Grants & Development

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:27:46 +0000

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Mary's Meals
Closing date: 7 Dec 2020

We are delighted to be recruiting for an inspirational and impactful leader to join Mary’s Meals International as Head of Grants & Development. In this newly created, multi-faceted role, you will have the opportunity to create real impact and drive the strategic direction of our Grants & Development function, maximising income growth for our National Affiliates, through major donors and institutional funding.

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals. We offer more than a role; we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development and working collaboratively.

As Head of Grants & Development, reporting to our Director of Affiliate Development, you will play a key role in our Affiliate Development Leadership Team and will develop strong, collaborative relationships across Mary’s Meals to support the management of grants; from successfully identifying opportunities for funding through to ensuring the efficient and comprehensive delivery of individual grant objectives. You will also have the opportunity to develop a strong reporting framework to support operational excellence and build capacity, maximising all available resources in the furtherance and growth of our mission.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and direction to our National Affiliates on their management of major donors;

  • Develop effective organisational systems and processes to identify potential funding opportunities;

  • Oversee the creation of compelling funding proposals and reports to a range of major donors, including key individuals, foundations, trusts and institutional funding bodies;

  • Critically evaluate current operational procedures and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to propose and implement efficient changes;

  • Establish and maintain a detailed reporting schedule to ensure that deadlines are met for donor proposals, applications and reporting;

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to our high-performing Grants & Development team, driving innovation and a culture of continuous improvement;

  • Communicate and improve understanding of the impact of our work to National Affiliates and their donors, where appropriate; and

  • Develop strong relationships with our in-country Programmes teams to ensure the effective delivery of our grants, in line with the agreed objectives.

As an experienced senior leader within the Grants Management arena, you will possess exceptional communication skills and the ability to influence effectively at all levels. You will be able to demonstrate success in developing and communicating strategy in a culturally sensitive manner to create impact, whilst staying true to our vision, mission and values. A strong people leader, you will foster a culture of continuous improvement, lead by example and identify opportunities for development and growth within your team. Experience of working within international development, knowledge of the place of school feeding, and working in international environments, with international teams would be beneficial but not essential.

Mary’s Meals is a values-driven organisation. We believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

In Mary’s Meals International we are all currently working remotely and are open to remote working arrangements where possible, please let us know your requirements as part of your application.

How to apply:

This is a fantastic role within our Affiliate Development team, where your daily work has real impact. If you are looking for more from your role and our mission, vision and values resonate with you, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on this link https://apply.workable.com/marys-meals/j/785FF9F0AE/ and tell us why you would be a great Head of Grants & Development for Mary’s Meals International.

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RCA – COORDINATEUR.TRICE TERRAIN – KAGA BANDORO

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:19:43 +0000

Country: Central African Republic
Organization: Solidarités International
Closing date: 1 Feb 2021

Date de prise de fonction souhaitée : 15/01/2021

Durée de la mission : 06 mois renouvelables

Localisation : Kaga-Bandoro

QUE FAISONS NOUS...

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL intervient autour des villes de Paoua et de Kaga Bandoro où vivent de nombreux déplacés.

Nos équipes réhabilitent les infrastructures d’eau et d’assainissement, tout en formant des comités de gestion de l’eau pour garantir leur durabilité. Nos campagnes de sensibilisation à l’hygiène et à l’utilisation des points d’eau aident à faire face à la forte pression exercée par l’afflux massif de populations. SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL approvisionne en eau potable les familles, mais aussi les agriculteurs, en réparant certains forages défectueux et en assurant le transport et le stockage de cette eau jusqu’à leurs terres, contribuant à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire.

Des travaux d’intérêt communautaire permettent de faciliter les activités agricoles, pastorales et commerciales et donc d’augmenter la disponibilité en nourriture et de relancer le marché. Nos équipes fournissent des kits d’outils et des semences aux agriculteurs et aux éleveurs, et dispensent des formations.

Grâce à un mécanisme de réponse d’urgence rapide et à la constitution d’un stock d’urgence, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL se tient prête à intervenir dès les premières heures d’une catastrophe d’origine humaine ou naturelle afin d’assurer un accès à l’eau potable et à un environnement sain pour les populations vulnérabilisées par un choc, une catastrophe naturelle ou une épidémie.

Les programmes en cours :

  • Programme de Mécanisme de Réponse Rapide dans la préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi, de l’Ouham (uniquement dans les sous-préfectures de Kabo et Batangafo), de la Kémo et de la Bamingui-Bangoran apportant une réponse d’urgence en EHA, AME et Abri aux personnes affectées par un choc (déplacement, retour, inondation, épidémie, etc.)
  • Projet multisectoriel envisageant l’amélioration de l’accès à l’eau potable, aux services d’assainissement sécurisés, à un abri digne et à une assistance alimentaire pour des ménages retournés et de la communauté hôte vulnérables dans la sous-préfecture de Mbrès.
  • Projet complémentaire du RRM pour une assistance alimentaire, la relance agricole et un soutien maraîcher dans les préfectures de la Nana-Gribizi, de l’Ouham, de la Kémo et de la Bamingui-Bangoran.
DESCRIPTIF DU POSTE

Le/la Coordinateur.trice Terrain a un rôle de Directeur Pays par délégation :

  • Il/elle assure la représentation et la coordination externe sur sa zone ;
  • Il/elle propose en fonction du contexte géopolitique et humanitaire la stratégie régionale et s'assure de sa mise en œuvre une fois validée ;
  • Il/elle contrôle et garantit que les projets se déroulent en adéquation avec la charte de Solidarités International et dans le respect des procédures internes et contractuelles ;
  • Il/elle mobilise les moyens matériels et financiers nécessaires à la bonne conduite des programmes et en supervise la gestion ;
  • Il/elle coordonne les équipes en place et est le garant de leur sécurité sur sa zone d’affectation ;
  • Il/elle est l’interlocuteur direct et privilégié du Directeur Pays.
VOTRE PROFIL

Compétences/expériences spécifiques requises :

  • Diplôme universitaire de niveau minimum BAC + 3 dans l’un des domaines suivants : sciences politiques, management des entreprises et organisation….
  • Expérience minimum de 2 ans à des postes similaires
  • Expérience préalable en zone de conflit ou post-conflit
  • Au moins une expérience de mission dans un contexte sécuritaire difficile et si possible en Afrique

Compétences et connaissances techniques :

  • Expérience en termes de gestion de sécurité ;
  • Qualités managériales, et en particulier en renforcement de capacités ;
  • Go슩t pour le travail en équipe ;
  • Compétences en matière de communication, d’organisation et de priorisation, et capacité à gérer plusieurs choses en même temps ;
  • Grosse capacité de travail et résistance au stress ;
  • Disponibilité, flexibilité, autonomie ;
  • Fortes capacités d’adaptation ;
  • Connaissance du contexte centrafricain un plus ;
  • Habitué(e) à travailler dans un environnement instable sur le plan politique et sécuritaire
  • Connaissances en approche communautaire appréciées
SI VOUS OFFRIRA LES CONDITIONS SUIVANTES

Poste salarié :
Poste salarié : à partir de 2860 euros brut (2600 euros salaire de base + 10% de prime de congés payés versés mensuellement) et 320 000 CFA Per Diem mensuel.

SI prend également en charge les frais d'hébergement ainsi que les frais de déplacements entre le pays d'origine de l’expatrié et le lieu de mission.

Couverture sociale :

L’expatrié(e) bénéficie d’une couverture sociale de qualité permettant de couvrir tous les frais de santé et d’une prévoyance accident incluant les risques de guerre.

Break : En cours de mission, une alternance travail - repos est assurée par des breaks prévus tous les trois mois avec une allocation de 850 USD.

Sur la base d’une mission d’un an : breaks de 7 jours ouvrés à 3, 6 et 9 mois de mission (avec une participation de 850 USD versée par Solidarités).
A ces temps de break, il faut ajouter l’octroi d’un jour de repos supplémentaire par mois travaillé soit 12 jours en plus pour un contrat d’un an.

How to apply:

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Solidarités International se réserve la possibilité de clore un recrutement avant la date d’échéance de l’annonce. Merci de votre compréhension.

Maintenant que vous avez démontré votre intérêt en étant courageusement allé au bout de cette annonce, vous pouvez aller en découvrir plus sur Solidarités International !

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SIÈGE - Un·e Référent·e Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle & Moyens d’Existence à Asnières-sur-Seine

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:12:05 +0000

Country: France
Organization: Première Urgence Internationale
Closing date: 4 Dec 2020

Date d'arrivée: Dès que Possible

Contrat à Durée Indéterminée

Lieu: France à Asnières-sur-Seine

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) est une Organisation Non Gouvernementale de solidarité internationale, à but non lucratif, apolitique et laïque. L’ensemble de ses personnels se mobilise au quotidien pour couvrir les besoins fondamentaux des victimes civiles mises en péril, marginalisées ou exclues par les effets de catastrophes naturelles, de guerres et de situations d’effondrement économique. L’objectif est d’aider les populations déracinées dans l’urgence, tout en leur permettant de regagner rapidement autonomie et dignité.

L’association mène environ 200 projets par an, dans les domaines de la santé, la sécurité alimentaire, la nutrition, la réhabilitation et la construction d’infrastructures, l’accès à l’eau, l’hygiène et l’assainissement, la relance économique, l’éducation et la protection. Première Urgence Internationale intervient en appui à près de 6 millions de personnes dans 23 pays, en Afrique, en Asie, au Moyen-Orient, en Europe et en France.

Découvrez notre histoire et nos valeurs.

Dans le cadre de ses activités, Première Urgence Internationale recrute, un(e ) Référent(e ) SANME à Asnières-sur-Seine.

Sous la responsabilité du Directeur Général Adjoint, le Service Technique et Capitalisation (STC) compte une Responsable, trois Référentes Santé et Nutrition, un Pharmacien, un Référent Sécurité Alimentaire - Nutritionnelle et Moyens d’Existence, un Référent Transferts Monétaires, un Référent Eau, Hygiène et Assainissement (EHA), une Référente Santé Mentale et Soutien Psychosocial (SMSPS) et une Référente Protection et Genre. Le Référent SANME est hiérarchiquement supervisé par la Responsable du Service Technique et Capitalisation et travaille en étroite coordination avec les autres Référents/es Techniques du Siège.

MISSION

Le Référent SANME partage ses activités entre les visites sur les missions dont il à la charge et son lieu de vie / Siège (20% mission – 80% Siège).

Il travaille en étroite collaboration avec le Département des Opérations (Responsables Géographiques et Chargés de Programmes), et selon le besoin avec le Service des Urgences et du Développement Opérationnel (SUDO). Il est également en lien avec les Missions (Coordinateurs/trices SANME, Responsables de Projets de SANME et/ou Chef de Mission / Adjoint CDM Programme). Le Référent SANME est également en lien avec le Département des Ressources Humaines (recrutement, briefings et préparation au départ des profils SANME).

PRINCIPALES ACTIVITÉS

1) Stratégie SANME siège et pays

  • Participer à la mise en place et à l’actualisation du cadre d’intervention SANME en fonction de l’évolution du portefeuille de projets SANME et à la définition des priorités annuelles de l’organisation dans le domaine de la SANME.
  • Participer à l’élaboration et à la mise en œuvre de la programmation du Service Technique et Capitalisation du Siège en lien avec la stratégie pluriannuelle de l’organisation.
  • Proposer des méthodologies de mise en œuvre et participer à la définition de la stratégie par pays/mission, en collaboration avec les Responsables Géographiques et les équipes du terrain.
  • Assurer le respect du cadre d’intervention SANME de l’Association.
  • Assurer la mise en œuvre de l’approche intégrée de Première Urgence Internationale.

2) Support technique et programmatique

Les Missions appuyées varient en fonction des besoins du terrain. Un arbitrage est fait régulièrement au sein du service afin de prioriser l’appui du référent.

  • Assurer un soutien stratégique et technique aux équipes de terrain pendant les différentes phases du cycle de projet pour des missions régulières, et selon le besoin des missions exploratoires et d'urgence.
  • Appuyer et valider les méthodologies d’enquêtes et d’évaluation SANME réalisées sur les missions.
  • Assurer un appui technique aux équipes siège et terrain pour le montage de projets prioritaires dans leur dimension SANME : proposition d’opération, stratégie d’intervention, évaluation des besoins, suivi et évaluation, redevabilité et apprentissage.
  • Assurer un suivi/encadrement d’équipes SANME ou participation directe aux missions exploratoires dans le cadre des urgences et du développement opérationnel.
  • Assurer le respect de la mise en place des normes techniques et de l’approche intégrée de Première Urgence Internationale

3) Capitalisation et standardisation

  • Assurer la capitalisation SANME (veille documentaire et mise à jour du GPS - outil interne de capitalisation de Première Urgence Internationale).
  • Participer à la réflexion et formalisation d’outils au service des Missions : suivi / veille, guidelines d’intervention, outils d’évaluation des besoins, veille documentaire.
  • Assurer la dissémination sur les missions des procédures, pratiques et savoir-faire liés aux projets SANME mis en place sur les missions.
  • Produire et diffuser des documents techniques.
  • Proposer des innovations / projets innovants à mettre en place.
  • Contribuer à la diffusion des savoirs techniques SANME au niveau du Siège et des équipes terrain.

4) Contribution au recrutement et à la formation des équipes de Première Urgence Internationale

  • Participer au recrutement et à la formation des profils techniques en SANME.
  • Assurer et participer aux briefings et débriefing des profils techniques en SANME, Chefs de Mission et Chefs de Projets, au départ et au retour de mission.
  • Renforcer les capacités des équipes Siège et terrain (Préparation au Départ, formation technique, ateliers régionaux…)
  • Réaliser les entretiens d’appréciation professionnelle technique pour les coordinateurs SANME.

5) Représentation, communication et coordination

  • Participation aux réunions de coordination internes (opérationnelles, réunion service, semaine CDM, etc).
  • Participer aux réunions de coordination externes (Global Food Security Cluster, réunions inter-ONG)
  • Assurer la représentation de Première Urgence Internationale dans le cadre de workshops externes, forums, congrès, séminaires…
  • Appuyer les missions en représentant Première Urgence Internationale auprès de bailleurs ou autres partenaires si nécessaire.
  • Participer avec la Direction de la Communication à la rédaction des articles pour le site web, newsletter et autres outils de communication

PROFIL RECHERCHÉ

Formation

  • De formation supérieure en agronomie, économie rurale ou gestion de projet avec une expérience avérée dans la conduite des projets axés sur la thématique SANME

Expérience

  • Expérience de 3 ans minimum en ONG de solidarité internationale en gestion et coordination de projets de SANME
  • Connaissance pratique et expérience de mise en œuvre des programmes de SANME (aide alimentaire, activités génératrices de revenus, relance agricole, relance économique, etc).
  • Une connaissance / expérience avec des outils et méthodes d'analyse des filières et des chaînes de valeur agricoles sera appréciée
  • Expérience préalable à un poste similaire en siège appréciée.

Connaissances et aptitudes

  • Bonnes capacités rédactionnelles et de mise en forme en français et en anglais (bilingue indispensable)
  • Go슩t et aptitudes pour la formation
  • Maîtrise des outils bureautiques classiques.
  • Go슩t et aptitudes pour le travail en équipe.
  • Capacité d’analyse et de synthèse.
  • Souplesse, réactivité, adaptabilité, organisation.
  • Bonne résistance au stress.

Autre

  • Capacités à se déplacer sur les missions (3 à 4 visites / an).

CONDITIONS PROPOSÉES

  • Statut : Cadre
  • Date de début : Dès que Possible
  • Type / Durée du contrat : Contrat à Durée Indéterminée
  • Salaire : 2 800 € brut mensuel
  • Autres conditions : 5 semaines de CP, 1 RTT par mois, prise en charge à hauteur de 50% du titre de transport, de 60% des Tickets Restaurant et de 80% de la mutuelle.

Pour en savoir plus sur notre offre, merci de consulter le profil de poste sur notre site!

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How to apply: Merci d’adresser CV et lettre de motivation à Natalia Montoya, Chargée de Ressources Humaines Siège, sur avec la Référence RéfSANME2020

recrutement-siege@premiere-urgence.org

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