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Human Resources Manager

Sat, 30 May 2020 00:02:45 +0000

Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Organization: Relief International
Closing date: 30 Jun 2020

Position: Human Resources Manager

Location : Based in Tehran with frequent travel to the field

Duration: 12 months

Reports: Country Director

About RI: Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 20 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, 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 has been active in Iran since 1989. The Iran programme focuses on providing and improving access to health, education and livelihoods to Afghan refugees – with protection effectively mainstreamed across our activities. Relief International is also a major actor in disaster response in Iran and is currently implementing a large scale COVID-19 response. RI supports capacity building of national CSOs as well as coordination and advocacy with other INGO, UN agencies and Governmental partners.

General Position Summary: The Human Resources Manager (HRM) will lead, develop and strengthen all HR functions in order to provide efficient and effective HR support to the RI country programme – with a special focus on effective recruitment, staff development, remuneration and performance management. He/She supports the efforts of the Country Director to determine how the workforce may be best managed, motivated, and their capabilities developed to achieve strategy targets and support operational agility. The HRM is an effective advisor and educator on HR matters, including issues of policy. He/she helps create an enabling and nurturing work environment that makes it easier for employees to deliver consistently superior levels of performance.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

HR Strategy

  • Develop and implement the HR Country strategy and ensure alignment with the RI Country Strategy.
  • In collaboration with the Country Director, lead the development of staffing and recruitment plan to ensure that each team is staffed appropriately, according to need and funding availability, in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Lead the regular review of country office roll out of HR policies, employment policies and procedures in compliance to RI’s standards and evolving national labor law.
  • Ensure the consistent implementation of HR and administration policies and procedures across the country program.
  • Contribute to the successful execution of Iran RI’s strategy for support to the country office as a member of Country Support Office’s management team.

Recruitment

  • Ensure staff hiring is conducted efficiently and in compliance with RI’s policies and national labor law. Ensure a transparent, timely and efficient recruitment process.
  • In consultation with finance and country management team determine salaries for selected candidates and prepare employment offer.
  • Ensure pre-employment requirements are submitted and personnel file with documentation according to HR checklist is opened for new staff on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that all staff have undergone and efficient orientation programme.
  • Maintain and regularly update HR Directory with staff details.
  • Ensures that country organogram and job ToR are based on efficient processes; all employee job profiles are aligned with business imperatives for success in the short-, medium- and long-term.

Compensation, benefits and performance evaluation

  • Monitors industry salary and benefit levels and movements and recommend adjustments to ensure fair and equitable rewards package that is in line with the RI standards and principles.
  • Assist in the periodic salary review and analysis, review and revision of new salary structure, as appropriate.
  • Assist in advising on best practices on income tax, festival bonus, retirements/severance benefits in accordance with the law in Iran applicable for private and nonprofit sector.
  • Ensure the timely and efficient payroll preparation for accurate data on donor code, number of days, benefits.
  • Ensure the proper and accurate tracking of leave.
  • Review compensation and benefits package on regular interval in collaboration with country management team.

Employee Relations

  • Help maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication.
  • Ensure the timely processing of new contract, contract extension, staff transfer, promotions and other change of status.
  • Manage processes related to disciplinary actions, staff separation, and termination.
  • Respond to employee related queries and provide services to all HR related inquiries and requests.
  • C onduct periodic office climate assessments and advise management as appropriate on appropriate solutions and achievement of high levels of employee morale, commitment and performance.
  • Keep RI Iran Employee Manual updated and constantly communicate it, along with other HR policies to staff.
  • Make sure that employees’ files are auditable at all times as per RI standards and any relevant donors’ requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to RI policies, procedures, systems and donor regulations as well as ensuring correctness of necessary documentation such as timesheets, leave forms, payrolls and exit interviews.
  • Support deployment of HR payroll application and maintenance of the application, regularly update the application with relevant information and data, generate reports for country management team.

Performance Management — RI Excel

  • Monitor the evaluation processes at all stages and ensure that staff and supervisors complete the review process in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance to supervisors as they complete evaluations, help supervisors find effective coaching methods that work for specific issues including identifying areas of poor performance and assisting supervisors to establish plans for improving performance (PIPS), be present during review meetings when necessary.
  • Provide ongoing support to RI Excel users, including responding to various inquiries raised by different employees, clarifying the appraisal forms, methodology etc.

Training

  • Cooperate with RI’s Director of Training and Development to implement capacity building initiatives and motivate staff to participate.
  • Provide training, support and advice to local HR staff.
  • Track competency levels against requirements, works with line managers to determine gaps and ensure adequate and effective training and personnel development programs are in place to provide staff with the competencies (skills, knowledge and personal attributes) required for success in their current and future planned roles.

Leadership, Team Management and Coordination

  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Supervise, hire and orient new team members as necessary. Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.
  • Liaise with peer agency HR staff as well as other RI country HR teams to share knowledge and practices that add value to the HR function and ways to strengthen team management processes.
  • Promotes and shapes organisational culture by encouraging participation and contribution across the various facets of the organisation.
  • Supports the change processes, providing insight and vision on how to enable change and create process improvements.
  • Performs other duties as may be delegated by the CD from time to time.

Security

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

Accountability

  • Relief International team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging program participants as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Relief International policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree level from a recognized and reputed universities, preferably with major in HR and professional qualification/training in HR.
  • At least 5 years progressive fulltime employment in a similar position preferably in nonprofit sector with at least 2 years in an HR supervisory/management position.
  • Proven experience of providing leadership on all HR issues at the same time balancing the strategic role with the need to deliver effective day-to-day HR administration services.
  • Critical focus on providing a superior service level to managers and colleagues and delivering agreed results within time and budget constraints and to expected standards.
  • Strong experience of developing and implementing HR policies, procedures and systems.
  • Direct experience of organizing large scale recruitment.
  • Ability to prioritize and deal with competing demands.
  • Previous experience of staff supervision and capacity building.
  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, and analytical thinking with the ability to convey complex information in a straightforward way and influencing this to a wider audience.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A team builder with excellent people skills; culturally sensitive and has the ability and interest to identify and work with a multicultural team.

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:

Please apply through Website as per following link:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp...

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Partnerships Officer, NOB, Niamey, Niger #110106 (Temporaire)

Fri, 29 May 2020 21:16:02 +0000

Country: Niger
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 12 Jun 2020

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential - to the benefit of a better world. And we never give up.

For Every Child, hope

UNICEF supports the Government of Niger's efforts to improve the situation of women and children, focusing on the following seven sectors through its 2019-2021 programme of cooperation: health, nutrition, water, hygiene and sanitation, education, child protection, and social inclusion, and adolescent and social norms. The vision for the new country programme is to support the Government towards ensuring that all children, especially the most vulnerable, enjoy their rights; adolescents and youth are empowered; communities and systems are strengthened and resilient; and humanitarian assistance and development address the structural causes of fragility and vulnerability.

To implement its country programme, UNICEF relies on both internal and external resources. The partnerships unit, part of the greater coordination team headed by the Deputy Representative, supports the Country Office in developing and maintaining partnerships with resource partners to ensure that adequate resources are available to implement the Country Programme.

How can you make a difference?

The position's purpose is to support the Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Specialist, programme sections and senior management in establishing and deepening financial and non-financial partnerships with resource partners, through partnerships development, relationship and contributions management and donor reporting.

Key Expected Results:

The key result is that adequate resources are mobilized to implement the UNICEF Niger country programme and reach expected results for women and children.

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

1. Support partnership development:

  • Contribute to monitoring the financing levels and resource needs of the country programme against targets through updating thedonor proposal and pledges database and the resource mobilization tracker.
  • Review concept notes and project proposals for public and private sector donors to ensure that they meet the partner's expectationsas well as UNICEF quality standards, including the result-based approach, and are submitted on time.
  • Monitor the Niger donor/project landscape to support the Country Office's fundraising and leveraging efforts.

2. Support partnerships management:

  • Contribute to strengthening institutional memory related to partnerships and timely follow-up to donor interactions by updating thedonor interaction database and monitoring the status of action points.
  • Support the monitoring of sensitive grants.
  • Support the dissemination of donor recognition requirements to the communications section and programme section and facilitate the production of quality donor recognition products as needed.

3. Support timely, quality donor reporting:

  • Support the timely submission of quality donor reports for public and private sector donors through updating the reports planningdatabase, reviewing reports to ensure that they meet UNICEF quality standards, including coherence between financial and narrativeinformation, and supporting capacity strengthening to programme section staff in charge of report writing.
  • Support the timely submission of a quality yearly Country Office Annual Report (narrative part).
  • Support the production of other reports or documentation as needed.

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have...

  • A first university degree is required in one of the following fields: international relations, political science, international development,communications, public relations or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public affairs, programmemanagement, resource mobilization, external relations, reporting, or other relevant area.
  • Good command in English and fluency French are required.
  • Strong logical skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English and French.
  • Attention to details.

For every child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are...

  • Analyzing (I)
  • Relating and networking (II)
  • Persuading and influencing (I)
  • Planning and organizing (II)
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks (I)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking (I)

View UNICEF competency framework athttp://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Duration:364 days.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/...

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager, P3

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:48:01 +0000

Country: Sudan
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 27 Jun 2020

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Khartoum, Sudan. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office (HoO), OCHA Sudan, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager reports to the Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Head of Humanitarian Financing and Resource Mobilization Unit.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager will work in the OCHA Humanitarian Financing Unit, which supports the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) in managing the respective Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF). The CHF allocates resources in support of humanitarian assistance and aims to increase the effectiveness of the humanitarian response by promoting timely and needs-based allocation of resources. UN Agencies, international and national NGOs can access funding from the CHF, which is allocated through a participatory and inclusive decision making process, in which clusters play a key role. OCHA manages the CHF under the oversight of the Humanitarian Coordinator and performs a secretariat function though its Humanitarian Financing Unit.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer / Pooled Fund Manager, will be responsible for the following duties:
I. Fund Management and Coordination:
• Under the overall supervision of the HoO, support and advise the HC on the overall management of the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) and CERF in-country processes vis-à-vis the humanitarian context (i.e. priorities and critical needs).
• Ensure the overall administration of the Fund and liaise as necessary with relevant OCHA HQ sections (i.e. OCHA Operation and Advocacy Division (OAD), OCHA Country Based Pooled Funds (CBPF) Section/Humanitarian Financing & Resource Mobilization Division, OCHA Executive Office (EO) or Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTF).
• Support and implement standardized policy in line with HQ guidance and decisions.
• Manage and supervise Fund-related support staff.
• Manage fund allocation processes ensuring necessary coordination with relevant counterparts in line with the Terms of Reference and/or allocation guidelines (i.e. Review and/or Advisory Boards, cluster or sector leads, humanitarian organizations, and OCHA).
• Liaise with NGOs, UN partners as well as clusters and OCHA field offices to follow-up on project progress and overall Fund progress.
• Conduct periodic field visits to promote the knowledge and support the appropriate use of the Fund in line with its Terms of Reference, field visits should focus on key actors (i.e. OCHA field colleagues, recipient organizations, local governments, communities).
• Ensure proper communication and support during the allocation process to all stakeholders.
• Liaise with and provide necessary support to recipient organizations of the Fund throughout the life-cycle of the projects, promoting coherence between humanitarian needs and response.
• Advise the HC, recipient organizations and stakeholders on measures to mitigate foreseeable operational risks.
• Ensure recipient organizations compliance with financial rules applicable to the Fund.
• Ensure coordination and information exchange with humanitarian donors aiming to promote coordinated and complementary use of funds.
II. Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation:
• Ensure compliance with monitoring and reporting requirements in place for the Fund.
• Systematically provide information on project status to the HoO and the HC, donors and relevant governing bodies of the Fund.
• Ensure timely overall project reporting, including acting as the lead for the pooled fund annual report exercise.
• Assist in the preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies in consultation with relevant HQ sections (CBPF, EGS).
III. Analysis, communications and public information:
• Research, analyze and present humanitarian financing information, in particular funding trends and requirements, gathered from diverse sources.
• Assist in policy development, including the review and analysis of humanitarian issues and funding trends at the country level, ensuring proper coordination with CBPF/Humanitarian Financing & Resource Mobilization Division.
• In collaboration with other OCHA units and field offices, as well as with support from relevant OCHA HQ sections, document and disseminate results, best practices and results of the Fund across internal and broader audiences through information and communication products/pieces (i.e. bulletins, feature stories, photographs/videos, websites, etc.).
• Liaise with OCHA field offices and recipient organizations in order to disseminate full information on Fund activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the OCHA Head of Office.

Competencies

• PROFESSIONALISM: Sound knowledge of and exposure to a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues; knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian assistance; strong analytical capacity, in particular the ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian and protection dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response; good knowledge of the UN common system and humanitarian NGOs; ability to identify issues and to use sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems; strong research skills, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights and protection situation in assigned country/area; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff; excellent drafting skills and strong computer literacy (MS Word and Excel); takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field, is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, project management, budget management, or related area is required.
Previous experience of working in humanitarian financing, humanitarian grant management or humanitarian funding management is required.
Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is desirable.
Experience in direct project management/supervision or monitoring and evaluation is desirable.
Experience with the UN common system is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This position is funded for a finite period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-general and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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Information Management Officer, P3

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:38:35 +0000

Country: Sudan
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 27 Jun 2020

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
This job opening is being advertised for the position of Information Management Officer in Khartoum, with OCHA Sudan. The Information Management Officer reports to the Public Information Officer under the overall supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Sudan.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Information Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
• Coordination
Establish and maintain an information management network in accordance with IASC guidance to facilitate humanitarian information exchange and the promotion of data and information standards; work with first responders such as the UN disaster assessment and coordination team (UNDAC) and on-site operations and coordination Centre (OSOCC) to ensure a smooth transition of information tools and services; engage with counterparts in government to ensure that information activities are coordinated and consistent with national standards and practices; provide training and expertise on the use and development of information management tools and platforms to OCHA staff and humanitarian partners; advocate for the use of data standards and common platforms, and for the open exchange of information.
• Web Management
Setup and manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards; work with external counterparts on related web platforms such as agency and cluster websites and Relief Web to facilitate cross- site search and interoperability.
• Data Management
Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis.
• Data Analysis
Organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques; participate in the development and revision of data standards (e.g. the Humanitarian Exchange Language) and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes; participate in the development, implementation and management of new indicators, together with its accompanying data, to be included in a Common Humanitarian Dataset; understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability.
• Assessment Analysis
Support assessment and needs analysis activities, including humanitarian needs overviews, secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments; provide advice on assessment design to ensure data quality; manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK).
• Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Mapping
Develop and maintain spatial baseline and operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance; produce and update high-quality map products and online services; maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all humanitarian partners through local and/or online services.
• Visualization, Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials.
• Performs other related duties, as required.

Competencies

• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of different aspects of public information and communication approaches, tools, and methodologies essential to planning and executing effective campaign strategies and programmes. Ability to address a range of issues in the context of political developments, public attitudes and local conditions. Ability to conceptualize, design and implement major information campaigns. Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources. Ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with target audiences and cultivate productive relationships. Ability to produce a variety of written communications products in a clear, concise style. Ability to deliver oral and visual presentations to various audiences. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
• TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in information management, information systems, social science or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in information management, information systems, web management, data management, geographic information systems & mapping, data visualization, or other related area is required.
Experience managing information in disaster response or complex emergencies is desirable.
Relevant experience within the UN system or an international organisation is desirable.
Experience in the region is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both written and oral) is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This position is funded for a finite period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-general and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

How to apply:

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P4

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:34:27 +0000

Country: Sudan
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 27 Jun 2020

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.

This job opening is being advertised for the position of Humanitarian Affairs Officer (HAO) in El Fasher, Central Darfur with OCHA Sudan. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Sudan, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Head of the Coordination Unit.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Serves as a senior policy officer; advise on overall policy direction on specific issues; and, more generally, reviews and provides advice on a diverse range of policy issues related to safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance and the linkages with other related areas (e.g. human rights).
  • Prepares policy position papers for review.
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian developments, disaster relief/management programmes or emergency situations in assigned country/area; develops and maintains a "watch list" of countries with potential for humanitarian crisis.
  • Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations; ensures necessary support (e.g. staff, funding, specialized equipment, supplies, etc.); prepares situation reports to the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying unmet requirements of stricken countries.
  • Assists in the production of appeals for international assistance; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through OCHA.
  • Assists member states in capacity-building for handling emergency situations; develops country-specific indicators for countries of concern in collaboration with area experts and ensures the subsequent monitoring of these indicators; recommends actions based on the analysis of pertinent information.
  • Initiates and coordinates activities related to technical cooperation and technical assistance projects in disaster response and disaster response preparedness; formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports for submission to governments.
  • Analyzes and assists in introducing new technologies for disaster warning/management.
  • Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follows-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies.
  • Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, background papers, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, etc.; with respect to the latter, takes the lead in providing support and information to relevant councils or other entities on specific issues.
  • Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning, etc.
  • Serves as the primary focal point on specific topics or policy-related issues; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues.
  • Organizes and participates in work groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters.
  • May participate in planning and preparation of unit budget and work program.
  • Provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

  • PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems. Analytical capacity and particularly the ability to quickly analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response. Ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems. Ability to conduct, oversee or contribute to research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian situation in assigned country/area. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, Observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

  • COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

  • PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

  • TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education

An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field, is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area, is required.\
At least three (3) years of humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is required.\
Experience in the UN Common System is desirable.\
Experience in the region (North-East Africa) is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

This position is funded for a finite period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-general and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS' BANK ACCOUNTS.

How to apply:

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DRR Delegate Sint Maarten

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:27:28 +0000

Country: Sint Maarten (The Netherlands)
Organization: Netherlands Red Cross
Closing date: 15 Jun 2020

We help to strengthen resilience of vulnerable people exposed to hazards and crisis situations and we respond to disasters and conflicts to save lives and alleviate suffering. In the Netherlands with more than thirty thousand volunteers and internationally through technical assistance, supplies and money. Together we act before, during and after disasters to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.

We do this without regards to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinion. Our seven principles guide our humanitarian work: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

The International Assistance department is responsible for all Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) international support for victims of disasters and conflicts and for vulnerable people exposed to hazards.

The International Assistance department has opened a vacancy for a Project Management Delegate DRR on Sint Maarten.

Duty station: Sint Maarten

Time period: 7 months (depending on start-date a shorter contract might be possible), with possibility of extension

Starting Date: As soon as possible, when the Covid-19 lock down measures on Sint Maarten are lifted and international travel is allowed

Status: Unaccompanied posting

Purpose of the position

The Project Manager DRR is responsible for assisting and empowering vulnerable communities on Sint Maarten by implementing a project aimed at reducing the overall risk in communities. The overall aim of the recovery programme, which also includes shelter and economic recovery aspects, is to reduce vulnerability and strengthen resilience of the people in Sint Maarten to prepare for future disasters.

Background

On September 6th, 2017 hurricane Irma, category 5, struck the island of Sint Maarten. Irma had a devastating impact on the island. Following the devastating impact of hurricane Irma, NLRC started to organize relief efforts, focusing on food and water distribution, as well as other distribution of non-food items. A team of approx. 80 people (volunteers and paid staff) coordinated Red Cross emergency response efforts in the areas of WASH, Restoring Family Links, health, shelter, food, mapping of the most vulnerable area’s and conducting assessments. Subsequently, early recovery support focused on cash based assistance, home repair and school meal projects. The long term recovery phases focuses on three main pillars in 1) Safe & Healthy living, 2) Economic security, 3) Disaster risk reduction & response preparedness. In line with the NLRC strategy, the recovery program is focusing on increasing the resilience of beneficiaries and focus on building back better to avoid or reduce future disaster impacts. This approach takes into account the adaptation to climate change and climate variability. Increased resilience focuses on the building blocks of increased capacity of people to anticipate, adapt, respond and transform.

The Red Cross branch on the island of Sint Maarten is part of the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) and has an established role in the Sint Maarten emergency support framework. In order to facilitate the roll-out of longer term and large-scale projects, the Sint Maarten branch will need to be strengthened and the number of volunteers expanded. Capacity building and strengthening institutional preparedness of the local organisation is part of the recovery programme.

As part of the long term recovery efforts within the Hurricane Irma Recovery Programme, the Netherlands Red Cross, in close cooperation with the Sint Maarten Red Cross branch, developed a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Project. This project started in 2019, has a budget of approximately 1 mln euro and consists of the following 4 results areas:

  • Result 1: Community needs for DRR are identified and communities have received support to address them

  • Result 2: Children and schools have increased access to knowledge and tools for disaster preparedness

  • Result 3: Communities have an improved understanding of hazards and disaster risk and are more prepared for future crisis events

  • Result 4: Community environment is adapted to reduce future disaster risk

The Netherlands Red Cross is recruiting a Project Manager to ensure these results are reached by the end of the project period, together with the team of local staff.

Position in the organization

The DRR delegate will report hierarchically to the Head of Mission on Sint Maarten and will work closely with the other NLRC Project Managers (for shelter, livelihood and psychosocial support) on the island, as well as with the Sint Maarten desk in The Hague. The DRR delegate will supervise the DRR project team on Sint Maarten. In addition, the DRR delegate will work closely with the branch manager and the disaster coordinator of the Sint Maarten Red Cross. The NLRC has also deployed a regional Response Preparedness delegate, focusing on the institutional preparedness building of all six Dutch Caribbean branches.

Summary statement and responsibilities

· Implement the Community-Based DRR project, including elements such as awareness raising, clean-up drives, erosion control etc (all activities including communities), based on the NLRC recovery programme’s strategic objectives;

· Monitor, evaluate and continue to improve the operational and project plan if and when needed;

· Liaise with NLRC HQ staff on project progress and get approval on project agreements, contracts, regulations, communication, financial regulations and technical support;

· Responsible for overall project management, including financial and HR management, in close collaboration with supporting team members in IM and M&E, communications, HR, Finance and Logistics;

· Ensure that objectives and work plan timetables are met;

· Oversee and monitor expenditures of the projects in line with the budget;

· Provide regular operational reports on activities, progress and achievements in the designated areas of responsibility;

· Develop and continuously improve assessments for the identification, verification and registration of beneficiaries;

· Carry out and improve the Plan of Action for community engagement and establishment of approach to two-way communications and complaints and response mechanisms;

· Carry out and follow up the Monitoring & Evaluation plan in close collaboration with the IM/ M&E Officer concerning project monitoring;

· Manage and supervise the local DRR project team;

· Take over stakeholder management and further develop relationships with local key players (local NGOs/private/governmental organizations) and other RC/RC Movement partners relevant to the project;

· Responsible for ensuring the link between project and local branch in relevant areas;

· Promote humanitarian principles and key cross-cutting issues such as gender equality, environmental awareness and disaster risk reduction.

Requirements/Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in international development or relevant field required, Masters’ degree desirable;

· A minimum of 5 years' experience as a Project Manager in a humanitarian/ recovery context in the field of DRR;

· Field experience in humanitarian or development sector is required, especially implementing community-based approaches;

  • Strong communication skills in English is a must, spoken Spanish, French or Creole are desirable;

· Experience working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent is an advantage;

· Experience working in the Caribbean is an advantage.

Key competencies

· Team player, with strong interpersonal skills;

· Self-motivated, pro-active and sound judgment;

· Ability to think out of the box, taking a broader and inclusive approach to the entire programme of the mission;

· Ability to prioritize in a demanding and ever-changing environment;

  • Ability to work with deadlines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, while maintaining attention to details;
  • Ability to adapt to the cultural context.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English mandatory, Spanish and/ or French preferred;

· Computer literate (MS Office, spreadsheets, Outlook);

· (International) driving license.**

We offer

· A full-time appointment (based on 40-hour work week) until the end of January 2021;

· An international working environment with a variety of cultural backgrounds;

· Well balanced employment conditions with space for initiative and development.

How to apply:

Applications:

Please send your resume in English and letter of motivation with references to Samira Ennaji by latest 15 June 2020, 08.00am CEST using our online application system via: https://werkenbij.rodekruis.nl/nl/Vacancy/Postulate/160098

Due to urgency in filling the vacancy, interviews will start as soon as suitable candidates have been identified; a candidate may be selected before the posted end-date. For more information about the position, you can contact ywilmer@redcross.nl.

An initial assessment of candidates short-listed is part of the selection procedure.

For more information of the work of the Netherlands Red Cross please go to www.rodekruis.nl. and www.rodekruis.tv. NLRC on Facebook: Facebook.com/rodekruis and Twitter: Twitter.com/rodekruis

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Hub Grants Finance Manager

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:54:12 +0000

Country: Iraq
Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 12 Jun 2020

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Hub Grants Finance Manager, you will provide strategic financial input to decisions on all funding streams, implement financial policies in such areas as, but not limited to: budget, cash management and forecasting, funding by donors (especially Governments), recording and documentation, project auditing, monthly financial reporting and local resource acquisition; being cognizant of World Vision International financial policies. You will play an advisory role to the Hub Finance Director and the rest of the management team on matters related to risk management, internal controls systems and their impact on the overall grant management and compliance issues.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in finance position with medium business/medium NGO/government agency
  • Minimum 2 years experience in finance management position
  • Experience in major donor regulations (US, UK, Canada Governments, GOG, EC/ECHO, UN agencies)
  • Experience with humanitarian aid in-country
  • Ability to be based in Iraq for 100% of time
  • Practical knowledge of financial systems, internal financial controls & procedures and staff management skills
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.
How to apply:

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 12 JUNE 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Call for Expression of Interest - Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCT) P3/P4 (EMOPS/NYHQ/Geneva)

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:16:03 +0000

Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 15 Jun 2020

UNICEF is seeking talented professionals for The Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCT) team in the UNICEF office of emergencies (EMOPS) at the P-4 and P-3 levels. This is a Call for Expression of Interest for the Humanitarian Cash Transfer (HCT) EMOPS Team.

For Every Child, a Future

To achieve better results for children, in a more efficient and effective way, UNICEF has recently initiated the mainstreaming and scale up of the use of Humanitarian Cash Transfer (HCT)across the organization. This has become a priority area of work under UNICEF’s strategic plan, as well as UNICEF’s agenda to increase the resilience of households, communities and systems.

The UNICEF Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCT) team in EMOPS, in close collaboration with DFAM, SD, PD and ICTD has been supporting the mainstreaming of the use of HCT in the organization. The current HCT scale up plan focuses on various work streams: (i) Interdivision coordination, (ii) Field support, (iii)Capacity building, (iv) Partnership and Interagency Collaboration, (v) Management Information Systems and (vi) Knowledge Management.

As part of UNICEF’s commitment to scale the use of HCT, UNICEF has been strengthening its HCT related framework. To that end, the UN Common Cash Statement was formalized in December 2018 by the four principals of UNICEF, OCHA, UNHCR and WFP to commit to us common cash systems wherever possible in order to maximize efficiency and effectiveness gains. It builds on the recognition that cash assistance can contribute to reform the humanitarian sector, while offering a modality to agencies to better serve affected populations in a principled and dignified manner. The statement is also informed by a growing need to improve complementarities, synergies and accountabilities between UN agencies’ efforts. Under the UNCCS, three pillars were established: Payment mechanism, Data management and coordinated design and field implementation. Seven focus countries (Bangladesh, Niger, Central African Republic, Yemen, DRC, Afghanistan, Ecuador) were identified. To that end, UNICEF is strengthening its capacity to provide dedicated technical UNCCS field support to its country office, while contributing to the setup of a UNCCS field support team.

In light of the considerable human resource investment required to kick start a common system where different agencies with distinct mandates and operational procedures come together, it was decided that each agencies set up a dedicated team of people to support these country offices implementing UNCCS activities in the seven focus countries, as well as to contribute to maximize common efforts and synergies as new emergencies which may arise.

How Can You Make a Difference?

UNCCS Field Beneficiary Data System Specialist (Humanitarian Cash Transfer), P-4

Under the supervision of the EMOPS HCT coordinator, this position will support at UNICEF country office level, the implementation of the UN Common Cash System implementation focusing on the programme design and implementation activities, by providing in country and remote technical support.

This will involve:

This position is a roving position (75% of the position time is expected to be spent on field missions)

  • In Country and/or remote support to regional and country offices
  • Implement UNCCS related guidance and tools at country level
  • Knowledge management
  • Contribute to the UNICEF HCT scale up plan implementation

Link to detailed job descriptionP4 - UNCCS HCT Field Program Specialist.pdf

To qualify as a Champion for every Child you will have…

Education:

Master’s degree in Economics, Social Science, Database management, data analytics or related field is required. *Bachelor's degree complemented with two (2) additional years of relevant work experience can be considered in lieu of advance university degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years experience working on the implementation of humanitarian cash transfer in a variety of humanitarian settings.
  • Experience in providing direct technical assistance to UN Agencies, NGOs, governments.
  • Experience in programme planning, implementing, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of HCT.
  • Experience in managing/Exposure to inter agency cash coordination.
  • Experience in working with UN agencies (UNICEF experience preferred) at inter-agency level
  • Experience collaborating across multiple functions and working with operational subject matter experts, technical resources
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills (written & verbal) across multiple audiences with the ability to influence others while working in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • High motivation, and dedication to deliver results within strict timeframes.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Fluency in French or other UN language is an asset.

UNCCS Data System Specialist (Humanitarian Cash Transfer), P3 – P4

These positions will support at UNICEF country office levels in the implementation of the UN Common Cash System Data workstream activities, as well as UNICEF roll out of UNICEF global HCT Management Information System, by providing in country and remote technical support.

The data specialist functions will also contribute to raise the organization profile on beneficiary personal data management (data protection, collection, processing, storing and exchange) according to the respective position level.

This will involve:

This position is a roving position (75% of the position time is expected to be spent on field missions)

  • Data system design and support
  • Interagency coordination
  • Global HCT MIS Roll-out
  • Data Analysis

Link to detailed job descriptionP3 - UNCCS Data System Specialist.pdfP4 - UNCCS Data System Specialist.pdf

To qualify as a Champion for every Child you will have…

Education:

Master’s degree in Economics, Social Science, Database management, data analytics or related field is required. *Bachelor's degree complemented with two (2) additional years of relevant work experience can be considered in lieu of advance university degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5-8 years** of data and information management system experience, including with multiple stakeholders. **(5 years for P-3 level position – 8 years for P4 Level)
  • Experience in implementing humanitarian cash transfers programme is a strong added value
  • Experience in Beneficiary Data system for humanitarian cash transfer at field level is desirable
  • Experience in business operation environments with a proven track record of interfacing with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) and successful project completion
  • Experience in working with UN agencies (UNICEF experience preferred) at interagency level
  • Experience in using mobile data collection applications (e.g.: ODK and Kobo).
  • Experience in using GIS software and data sources.
  • Detailed knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), alternatively solid command of STATA or other statistical software is accepted.
  • Experience collaborating across multiple functions and working with operational subject matter experts, technical resources and architecture teams.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills (written & verbal) across multiple audiences with the ability to influence others while working in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • High motivation, and dedication to deliver results within strict timeframes.
  • Experience in programming language (Phyton, Visual Basic, Java) is an asset.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Fluency in French or other UN language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage.

Due to COVID19, office physical presence and travel restriction might be in place at the duty station. In this regard, it is expected that the selected incumbent will have the resources to work remotely as long as it is required.

Once COVID19 restrictions are lifted, it is expected that the incumbent will be physically present in the position duty station. Specific circumstances will be discussed during the recruitment process.

Please note that some entitlements related to relocation will be effective once the official travel to the duty station takes place.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/...

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Programme Development and Quality Manager - Sierra Leone

Fri, 29 May 2020 17:31:57 +0000

Country: Sierra Leone
Organization: GOAL
Closing date: 26 Jun 2020
Programme Development and Quality Manager - Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Country and Location Sierra Leone, Freetown

**Contract Duration: 12 months
Reports to: ACDP **

General Description of the Programme/GOAL

Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

GOAL has an annual budget of an estimated €100 million and is supported by a range of donors including the Governments of Ireland, UK, USA, the European Union, individuals, trusts and foundations. GOAL values the power of partnership and works with local and international partners to achieve its mission.

GOAL has a long presence in Sierra Leone, with an overall aim of contributing to poverty and vulnerability reduction through the implementation of multi-sectoral, integrated programmes. The SL programs on improving Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent health (RMNCAH), water supply and sanitation, social inclusion and empowerment and decent work through systems-based programme approaches and community led social and behavioural change. GOAL currently has programmes in Western Area Urban (Freetown), Kambia and Kenema Districts, with funding from Irish Aid, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Assistant Country Director – Programmes (ACD-P) the Programme Development and Quality Manager (PDQ) will ensure collaborative and consultative proposal development processes, submission of timely and high quality donor proposals and reporting, sharing of accurate and up to date grant tracking information and contribute to the evaluation and review of programme progress and adaptation. The position also provides broader programme support as needed, including project work around accountability, communications and advocacy and working to encourage an environment of continuous learning and improvement within the GOAL team.

Duties and responsibilities

Proposal Development:

  • Actively identify and track funding opportunities, key donor priorities and approaches; liaise directly with donors and consortia partner on the same as appropriate.
  • Arrange and facilitate proposal design/programme development meetings, ensuring participation of ACDP and relevant colleagues such as technical coordinators, ACDS, Finance, AC from across the different sub-teams, and consortia partners as necessary.
  • Work with programme and finance teams to develop cohesive, quality concept notes and proposals, ensuring internal and external deadlines met and technical expertise/knowledge incorporated.
  • Maintain updated file of key organisational information required for proposals, and of all prior proposals submitted, for staff induction, learning and future reference purposes (with support).
  • Maintain a funding tracker to monitor donor pipeline opportunities and, in support of PC/PMs, proactively identify funding gaps to be filled.
  • Support ACDP, PCs and PMs to effectively mainstream cross-cutting issues such as gender equity and social inclusion and quality standards.

Report writing:

  • Keep updated grants and proposal tracking records to ensure all responsible staff are aware of deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Coordinate, collate and assist programme staff with writing donor grant reports to ensure timely delivery of quality reporting, highlighting progress and achievement against plans.
  • Coordinate Grant Management Meetings, disseminating grants/proposal documents, and responding to information requests from the field and other partners.
  • In collaboration with the MEAL and programme coordinators, update programme briefing packs to be used for external audiences.

Programme Quality:

  • Ensure familiarity with GOAL’s strategic objectives and with compliance issues for GOAL and current and potential donors.
  • Meet with Programme Coordinators and Managers on a regular basis to keep abreast of progress against implementation plan and identify areas where support is required.
  • From these identified areas, conduct specific pieces of work focussing on programme evaluation, review, learning and assessment as agreed with the ACD-P and M&E Coordinator.
  • Coordinate the information flow between programmes and senior management, facilitate learning meetings and reviews.
  • Provide training/support to programme staff/teams on identified areas for improvement as pertains to grant management, reporting, proposal writing or evaluation of programmes as and when needed.
  • Support GOAL’s work towards adherence to the Core Humanitarian Standards, including in country milestones in the membership and accreditation process.

Representation:

  • Represent GOAL to external stakeholders as agreed with the ACD-P.

Communication and Information Management.

  • Take a lead on ensuring clear and complete documentation of grants and programme documents accessible to colleagues in all GOAL SL offices, including oversight of the SharePoint site.
  • Coordinate with PCs, PMs and M&E Unit to ensure collection and proactive use of beneficiary case studies, photos, field reports and other information to demonstrate effectively to different audiences the achievements (and challenges) of programmes implemented.
  • Review materials to ensure quality and adherence to Code of Conduct and other guidelines, and liaise with CD, ACDP and ACDS for correct level sign off.
  • Develop a communications plan in lieu with the Annual Country Plan 2019, GOAL Global communications policy and GOAL SL country strategy.
  • Ensure production of quarterly Programme Updates, Newsletters, Briefing Papers and information Pack etc as established in the Communications Plan, for distribution to donors, clusters, working groups, supporters etc.
  • Compile and edit country programme Annual Report and internal updates/reports for ACDP and CD.

Other:

  • With the support of the ACDP, continually adapt and improve the PDQ and reporting process.
  • At the request of the ACD-P, take responsibility for other duties in line with the responsibilities outlined in this job description.

Key Performance Objectives

  • To ensure collaborative and consultative proposal development processes, submission of timely and high-quality donor proposals.
  • Ensure collaborative and quality donor report writing and timely submission.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and review of programme progress and adaptation as part of the programme quality.
  • Ensure accountability and better communications both internally and externally and information management in GOAL SL programme.

Behaviors (Values in practice)

  • Act as a representative of GOAL and demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children and vulnerable adults both in your private and professional lives.

Requirements

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ working experience in a managerial capacity particularly grants management, communication, and accountability.
  • Experience working with large donors e.g. DFID, USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Irish Aid, CW or similar.
  • Strong and good coordination with donors and other stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of and demonstrated practical experience in Comms and MEAL methodology to ensure programme quality and data analysis and report writing.
  • Demonstrated skills in analysing, interpreting, and communicating information to various stakeholders
  • Advanced skills with MS Office (particularly Excel) and experience designing applications/forms with ODK-based digital data collection software (e.g. CommCare, SurveyCTO, ODK, iFormBuilder, Kobo, etc.) Experience working with Power BI preferred.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, and a proven ability to collaborate with a team under challenging field conditions
  • Experience in capacity strengthening and partnership building, with the ability to empower staff through opportunities for growth & development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work well with people, good judgment and commitment to GOAL’s objectives and policies.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Desirable

  • Formal qualifications at graduate or postgraduate level in relevant field, ICT, International Development, or other relevant subjects.
  • Knowledge of statistical software packages, such as SPSS, Stata and/or R preferred.
  • Previous experience with leading and managing grants and proposal development
  • Experience in Sierra Leone or West Africa
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Salary band USD $38,883 - USD$ 41,673. Our package includes 20 days off per year, plus other benefits. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

How to apply:

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Grants Manager

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:58:28 +0000

Country: Liberia
Organization: Creative Associates International
Closing date: 28 Jun 2020

Category: Programs
Req ID: GRANT02065
Posted Date: 2020-05-27
Schedule: Full Time
Location: Monrovia, Liberia LBR

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks a Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID elections activity in Liberia. The Grants Manager will provide administrative and technical guidance and support to the Chief of Party and staff on the design of grant applications, guidelines, and regulations for the small grants mechanism.

Reporting and Supervision:

The Grants Manager will report to the Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide advisory assistance to grant applicants and lead the review of grant submissions;
  • Analyze and evaluate grant submissions for technical and budget soundness and compliance with donor regulations; recommend award actions to the contract team;
  • Coordinate the issuance of awards and maintain contract documentation through the development and upkeep of a small grants database; and
  • Prepare scheduled and special reports, studies and analyses regarding the small grants program.
    Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in management, financial analysis or accounting desirable; Master's degree preferred;

  • At least five (5) years' experience with sub-grants management, preferably in Africa; minimum of three years working in international development;

  • Solid understanding of donor regulations and procedures pertaining to grants management;

  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects;

  • Ability to analyze technical and cost proposals and prepare reports and recommendations on whether or not applicants should be funded;

  • Ability to analyze budget line items for compliance with budget guidelines;

  • Proven records maintenance and database management skills; and

  • Speaking, writing and reading fluency in English required.
    Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Logistics Specialist and HR Officer, Jordan

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:44:09 +0000

Country: Jordan
Organization: Management Systems International
Closing date: 28 Jun 2020
Logistics Specialist and HR Officer, Jordan

Company Profile:

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

**Please note: Only Jordanian citizens are eligible for this position

Position Summary:

The Logistics Specialist will be stationed in Amman, Jordan. This role will be responsible for coordinating administrative and logistic activities for the project. The Logistics Specialist will perform quality control (QC) reviews on data at select steps in the workflow to ensure validity and integrity. This work could include creating graphics, including maps, as directed for contracted deliverables, including Site Visit, Monthly, and Annual Reports. Additionally, the Logistics Specialist with support HR functions which includes but is not limited to managing HR databases, recruiting staff, ensuring employee insurance coverage as well as overseeing the preparation of payroll at the end of each month. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all procurement related to activities and ensures compliance with USAID, local laws and Tetra Tech/MSI policies and procedures
  • Source and monitor vendors' contractual compliance
  • Assist with budget development for new activities and coordinate with teams on delivery of procured goods and services
  • Provide logistical, administrative support to teams
  • Support project travel and materials delivery
  • Provide data management and quality control (QC) support to MSI
  • Create Purchase Requisition Forms and Purchase Orders and have them approved by the COP or the designated authority prior to undertaking any purchases
  • Obtain competitive bids/quotations for all major and bulk purchases and produce price analysis summary sheet for the approval of the Manager/team member in charge
  • Check and control Travel Authorization Forms
  • Conduct regular data backups in accordance with MSI policies and procedures
  • Conduct regular audits of the database to ensure data quality, accuracy and consistency
  • Coordinate with Finance, Transportation, Security, IT and all technical departments on interrelated issues and to ensure requirements are met and issues addressed
  • Manage and develop HR databases
  • Process and maintain documentation relating to staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations, and other
  • Support the recruitment of project staff, including interviewing and vetting, as well as onboarding for new employees
  • Oversee the preparation of payroll at the end of each month
  • Ensure employee insurance coverage
  • Support the processing of any claims
  • Complete monthly and year-end reports regarding terminations, transfers, and new hires.
  • Other operational related duties as assigned by MSI management

Qualifications:

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in relevant field required
  • At least two years of experience in procurement, logistics, grants, administration or finance required
  • Demonstrable computer operating skills and experience using MS Office Suite required
  • Familiarity with the use of databases for tracking inventory, actions, and reporting required
  • Experience working with USAID projects required
  • Task oriented and able to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic

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

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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Associate, El Paraiso

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:42:44 +0000

Country: Honduras
Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Closing date: 28 Jun 2020

Overview

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

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

Overview of role

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a part of its Honduras Malaria Team supporting the Ministry of Health's National Malaria Program to plan and execute effective programs in the El Paraiso Region of Honduras, with some support to existing programs in Islas de la Bahia. Over the past four years, CHAI has rapidly engaged in the country and helped them make meaningful steps towards orienting their national strategic plans and systems towards historic elimination by 2022. This position will work as a part of CHAI's Honduras team to support regional leadership in the strategic planning, organization and implementation of malaria activities in the areas of Case Management, Vector Control and Surveillance. The associate will serve as a thought-partner to derive targeted solutions and, as necessary, support reconfiguring current structures, policies, and activities to ensure detailed, feasible plans exist and to build the organizational capacity required to implement case management, surveillance and vector control strategies in the regions.

The candidate must be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and hard working with exceptional, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills.

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

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Regional Health partners, local authorities and CHAI Honduras team to monitor and evaluate the progress of projects related to the strengthening of the Community Health Workers (CHW):
    • Develop the procedures for community health worker (CHW) selection based on local level needs assessment and analytical input, for appropriate targeting of CHW network expansion.
    • Make regular visits to Community Health Workers (CHW) to provide supervision and support, as well as identify challenges and potential bottlenecks to be addressed by CHAI team and technical partners.
    • Provide project management support and coordination with regional level staff for development of plan to improve impact and methodology for CHW training.
    • Identify operational, financial, and management issues that are hindering implementation of necessary structures for improving frequency and quality of CHW supervision.
    • Construct data collection system and procedures for data entry and utilization at the local level for malaria case data and monthly CHW supervision data by regional health staff.
    • Manage and supervise the project and logistics at the regional level.
    • Identify local level supply chain key bottlenecks and constraints for malaria commodities at regional level.
  • Attend local level meetings related to compilation of epidemiological, entomological, intervention coverage, operational and financial data for project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support implementation of entomological surveillance activities and appropriate planning, targeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programmatic vector control activities such as indoor residual spraying (IRS), as needed.
  • Work in collaboration with regional level to support use of DHIS2 electronic surveillance system for malaria.
  • Develop implementation plan for strengthening local level epidemiological and entomological data analysis skills including improving data quality, analysis and utilization for programmatic decision-making for case management and vector control interventions.
  • Provide technical assistance to Regional partners in areas such as surveillance, supply chain management, vector control, and operational planning.
  • Provide logistical support in partnership with regional staff for implementation of CHW, EHT and regional health staff trainings.
  • Identify key impediments to the successful execution of malaria elimination plans and work with the CHAI country malaria team and other partners to develop solutions to rapidly address those bottlenecks.
  • Compile inputs and draft necessary presentations/reports for internal stakeholders and donors.
  • Provide program and operations updates for progress reports and best practice sharing.
  • Serve as a trusted adviser to the regional level Ministry of Health staff on malaria elimination.
  • Represent CHAI in partners meetings as needed.
  • Develop and maintain strong, proactive relationships with Regional Health staff in involved in malaria elimination.
  • Develop and maintain strong, proactive relationships with local community authorities.
  • Other responsibilities as defined by the Program Manager.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years of work experience

  • Strong problem solving skills and analytical capabilities

  • Detail-oriented with strong organization and planning skills

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

  • Experience living and working in Central America

  • Experience living and working in resource-limited areas

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

  • Strong work ethic, integrity, credibility, and dedication to CHAI's mission

  • Ability to be effective, calm, and flexible in high-pressure situations, to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to effectively prioritize

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

  • Must be fluent in Spanish; with a professional-level proficiency in English

Advantages

  • Experience executing successful health projects in developing countries, ideally malaria-specific projects
  • Experience developing database systems and using statistical software for data analysis
  • Experience working with governments and institutions from Latin America
  • Experience in working with malaria and/or other infectious diseases
  • Driver's license

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GRSI Communications Officer

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:39:20 +0000

Organization: The Refugee Hub
Closing date: 14 Jun 2020

The Refugee Hub is hiring a

GRSI Communications Officer

The Refugee Hub was founded at the University of Ottawa in 2012. Our mission is to foster justice and human rights for refugees at local, national, and international levels through innovative research, programs and partnerships. We are supported in our work by a team of in-house experts, a wide range of consultants, and a broad and diverse community of partners and stakeholders.

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI) is a unique and ambitious multi-stakeholder collaboration that encourages and supports the creation of new community sponsorship programs around the world with the aim of increasing and improving overall refugee resettlement, strengthening local host communities, and improving the narrative surrounding newcomers. The GRSI is a partnership between the Government of Canada, the UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Giustra Foundation, and the Refugee Hub.

We are seeking a Communications Officer to join Refugee Hub’s small but powerful team to support and execute the GRSI’s ambitious communications mandate. The ideal candidate will have three or more years of significant experience working in communications, social media and/or public relations roles. The ideal candidate should thrive in a fast paced, startup-like environment with a highly motivated team spread across four countries.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the GRSI Senior Program Manager, the Communications Officer will:

  • Maintain and promote GRSI’s identity and branding guidelines internally and amongst the partners

  • Coordinate and support a strong, consistent and compelling public narrative about the GRSI that builds awareness of its mission and increases its visibility

  • Develop and write effective materials for talking points, press releases, panel presentations, websites, and social media

  • Coordinate the development of GRSI promotional videos and other multimedia products

  • In cooperation with GRSI partners and the Refugee Hub team, develop and disseminate a social media strategy based on social media trends and best practices

  • Develop and maintain a high quality suite of GRSI printed and electronic materials (e.g. presentation decks, brochures, banners, briefing materials, etc.)

  • Contribute strong content to external and internal written materials for GRSI and for the Refugee Hub, as relevant

  • Manage the GRSI Sponsor Training portal, ensuring content is up to date and reflects new materials developed by global partners

  • Manage the GRSI website in accordance with maintenance and update plans; update information and improve site design, as appropriate; monitor and report on website analytics

  • Maintain a robust inventory of articles and multimedia from media outlets and partners from around the world on both the GRSI and community sponsorship

  • Support GRSI’s public events, including producing communications strategies and products tailored to those events

  • Support the GRSI Senior Program Manager in the sourcing, development and implementation of a stakeholder management platform

  • Coordinate translations of GRSI program materials into French, Spanish, Portuguese and German

  • Support the development of an internal Refugee Hub communications strategy, including tools for cross-team information exchange

  • Supervise students on communications-related assignments and placements within the Hub

Essential:

  • Undergraduate or higher degree in a relevant field

  • 3+ years in communications, social media, and/or public relations roles

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Published writing experience (journalism or other) and strong strategic communications skills

  • Familiarity with refugee issues, community sponsorship, or other related areas

  • Knowledge of graphic design tools such as Canva, Adobe suite, etc.

  • Can-do attitude and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Highly organized with strong planning and problem-solving skills

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with a variety of media outlets and social media platforms

  • Experience in supporting implementation of communications strategies

  • Experience of working across different languages, countries and cultures in a remote office environment

This is a full-time remote position. Candidate must be available for flexible working hours, including meetings in EST. Occasional travel to Ottawa or other locations may be required.

Please submit your CV and cover letter by June 14, 2020 11:59 pm EST via https://refugeehub.bamboohr.com/jobs/

The Refugee Hub is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion, and encourages qualified candidates of all genders and from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply.

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and cover letter by June 14, 2020 11:59 pm EST via https://refugeehub.bamboohr.com/jobs/

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CONSULTANCE POUR LA REDACTION DU MANUEL DE PROCEDURES ADMINISTRATIVES, FINANCIERES, COMPTABLES RH LOGISTIQUE ET OPERATIONNELLES

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:28:06 +0000

Country: Congo
Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society
Closing date: 20 Jun 2020

Wildlife Conservation Society Programme Congo (WCS-Congo)
B.P. 14537 International Programs
Brazzaville, République du Congo 2300 Southern Blvd
Téléphone 00242 05747 21 21 Bronx, NY 10460
Email: wcscongobrazza@wcs.org Tel : 718–220-1387

TERMES DE REFERENCE POUR LA REDACTION DU MANUEL DE PROCEDURES ADMINISTRATIVES, FINANCIERES, COMPTABLES RH LOGISTIQUE ET OPERATIONNELLES DU PROGRAMME WCS-CONGO ET DE LA FONDATION NOUABALE NDOKI

La Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) est une ONG Internationale basée au Bronx, à New York, aux États-Unis d’Amérique et travaille dans le domaine de la Conservation de la Nature. A cet effet, la WCS met en œuvre des programmes de terrain dans plusieurs pays d’Afrique, dont la République du Congo, où elle travaille dans différents Parcs Nationaux et Réserves avec ses partenaires gouvernementaux.

WCS Congo est l'un des programmes les plus importants et les plus anciens du réseau de la Wildlife Conservation Society, avec un accent particulier sur la gestion des aires protégées, l'application efficace des lois, la recherche et le suivi, et le renforcement des capacités.

Le Parc National de Nouabalé-Ndoki (PNNN) est historiquement et financièrement le site le plus important du programme WCS-Congo. La responsabilité de la gestion du PNNN est déléguée à la Fondation Nouabalé-Ndoki, dont l’Unité de Gestion (UGP) est dirigée par WCS pour un mandat de 25 ans. Le Partenariat Public-Privé (PPP) est conçu pour assurer la gestion et le financement à long terme du PNNN, grâce à une structure de gouvernance transparente et responsable.

WCS veut confier à un ou groupe de Consultant(s) la rédaction d’un manuel de procédures administratives, financières, comptables, RH, logistiques et opérationnelles qui va régir la gestion au niveau du programme pays et de la FNN.

I. OBJECTIF DE LA CONSULTANCE

1. Objectif Général

L’objectif de la consultance est de doter chaque entité, WCS-Congo et la Fondation Nouabalé Ndoki, d’un manuel de procédures administratives, financières, comptables, logistiques, RH et opérationnelles unique, consensuel adapté au contexte et répondant aux besoins après analyses du système d’organisation et de gestion en place.

2. Objectifs Spécifiques

La consultance a pour objectifs spécifiques de :

  • Mettre à jour les documents de procédure déjà existants (logistiques et RHs notamment)

  • Décrire et mettre par écrit les procédures et les opérations relatives au fonctionnement du système de gestion

  • Décrire et mettre par écrit d’une manière simple et claire l’utilisation des logiciels SAP et Homère dans le cadre de la gestion comptable et RH de WCS et de la FNN

  • Compiler l’ensemble des procédures dans un document unique et mettre à disposition des outils adaptés et formalisés pour la préparation, transmission, contrôle et traitement des documents administratifs, RH, comptables, logistiques.

  • Faire en sorte que le manuel serve de référence pour le contrôle de la conformité de l’ensemble des opérations du programme pays et du parc

  • Après validation des documents, faire le suivi sur site de la mise en place et du respect des procédures

II. CONTENU DU MANUEL

Les deux manuels de procédures doivent préciser les principes de gestion, les tâches et procédures à appliquer. Les manuels doivent s’appliquer à l’ensemble des financements et des activités du programme pays et du parc national.

Les procédures administratives, financières, comptables, logistiques, RH et opérationnelles doivent être regroupées par fonction. A chaque fonction correspondent les responsabilités et les tâches à mener, chacune d’elles menant vers les opérations à exécuter et les modalités d’application.

Les procédures de contrôle interne des opérations, les dispositions et chaîne d’approbations avant transmission, responsabilités, archivages et classement des dossiers, doivent être détaillés.

Les chapitres qui devraient être développés dans le document sont :

  • Définition et but du manuel

  • Présentation du programme pays, du parc national de Nouabalé Ndoki et des organigrammes

  • Procédures administratives:

o gestion de courriers et documents,

o gestion des usagers,

o gestion des archives

  • Procédures opérationnelles et logistiques:

o gestion des véhicules

o gestion de carburant

o gestion des biens et équipements

o gestion du stock et du matériel

o gestion de la réserve (rations des patrouilles et pisteurs)

o gestion du fret

o gestion de la sécurité du personnel, des biens et équipements

o gestion du système d’information et de sécurité des données

o procédures d’acquisition (biens, services et assistances techniques)

o procédure et suivi de dédouanement des biens et marchandises

o procédures sur les formations/ateliers

o procédures sur les voyages domestiques et internationaux

o procédures de communication interne et externe

  • Procédures financières et comptables:

o gestion des comptes bancaires

o approvisionnement des comptes

o réception des fonds

o gestion de la caisse

o dispositif de sécurité de la caisse

o ordonnancement des dépenses

o paiement des factures et autres

o décaissements

o enregistrement des transactions comptables et extra-comptables

o rapprochement bancaire et caisse

o gestion d’avances de fonctionnement

o gestion des comptes d’attente

o logiciel SAP

o procédures d’allocation des co슩ts entre les différents financements

o délégation de signature

o procédures sur le suivi budgétaire

o classement de la documentation comptable

o audit interne et révision

o gestion de l’économat

  • Procédures RHs:

o règlements intérieurs

o recrutement

o choix et établissement des contrats

o politique de rémunération

o gestion des absences et congés

o discipline

o santé au travail

o instance représentative du personnel

o gestion prévisionnelle des emplois et compétences (formations, évaluation, mobilité professionnelle)

o Fonctionnement des Comités d’Hygiène-Santé-Sécurité

o Du droit de représentation syndicale et organisation du dialogue social

  • Annexes

III. METHODOLOGIE

  1. Le manuel de procédures doit tenir compte du système, des règlements et procédures convenus par WCS et la FNN

  2. Entretiens avec les responsables clés des de l’organisations afin de comprendre le système et le fonctionnement de chaque entité et le lien entre elles

  3. Comprendre le contexte du programme pays et celui du parc national, par rapport à sa situation géographique, défis

  4. Prendre connaissance des documents, notes de services, manuels, outils existants

  5. Écriture des procédures non écrites, mise à jour des procédures existantes et compilation

  6. Revue du manuel de procédures par WCS

  7. Validation du manuel de procédures par WCS**

IV. LIVRABLES ATTENDUS

Les livrables attendus sont les deux manuels de procédures administratives, financières, logistiques, comptables RH et opérationnelles intégrants tous les modules qui serviront de référence à tous les intervenants dans l’exécution de leurs missions.

V. DUREE DE LA CONSULTANCE

La durée de la mission sera de 100 jours de travail maximum incluant la revue des documents par les responsables de WCS.

VI. PROFIL DU CONSULTANT

  1. Diplôme d'études supérieures en gestion ou domaine connexe d'une institution reconnue d'enseignement supérieur.

  2. Avoir une expérience dans le domaine de développement, humanitaire, conservation.

  3. Expérience de travail avec des ONG et projets financés par des bailleurs de fonds internationaux (USG, EU, KfW, UK…)

  4. Avoir une excellente capacité rédactionnelle et de synthèse

  5. Avoir une expérience du contexte régional

  6. Avoir une expérience dans l’organisation, mise en place de système de gestions administratives, financières, comptables et opérationnelles.

  7. Avoir une parfaite maitrise du Français et de l’Anglais

  8. Avoir une parfaite maitrise des outils informatiques

VII. POINT FOCAL DU CONSULTANT

Le Consultant aura comme point focal le Directeur Administratif et Financier du programme de WCS Congo, et sera en contact étroit avec le chef de service Administration et Finance et le chef de service Logistique & Infrastructures de la Fondation Nouabalé Ndoki.

Le Consultant donnera un bref rapport de la situation d’une manière périodique au Directeur Pays de WCS ainsi qu’au Directeur du Parc National de Nouabalé-Ndoki

VIII. LIEU DE TRAVAIL

République du Congo (Brazzaville et autres sites WCS-FNN), et télétravail, selon chronogramme à discuter.

IX. DATE ESTIMATIVE DE DEBUT DE LA CONSULTANCE

Dès que possible

How to apply:

Veuillez envoyer votre CV, lettre de motivation et proposition financière à wcscongobrazza@wcs.org. Veuillez indiquer « Consultant pour rédaction du Manuel de Procédures » dans l’objet de l’e-mail. La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est fixée au 20 Juin 2020.

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Human Resources Officer (NO-B), Mexico City, Mexico, #112602

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:16:02 +0000

Country: Mexico
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 12 Jun 2020

For every child, a hero.

The HR Officer reports to the Deputy Representative Operations for close guidance, training and supervision. The Officer provides support to the supervisor and colleagues in the unit by executing HR services through applying knowledge of theoretical HR models, as well as understanding of organizational HR policies and procedures. Mexico CO projected an increase in the headcount and consequent steeping up of demand for professional support, better management and oversight of HR services, and the strengthening of Human Resources as Business Partner. These challenging objectives require a senior leadership and strategic direction to deliver the inspiring transformation while ensuring the high level of service delivery. The NOB HR Officer is envisioned to possess expertise and experience to act as a strategic business partner, mainly in supporting the envisioned transformation of UNICEF as a more equal and fairer place for all.

How can you make a difference?

  • Business Partnering

Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partner in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action.

  • Strategic Human Resources

Liaise with the HQ Divisions, regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes.

  • Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services

Provide support to various or one specific HR occupation (recruitment, job classification, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help their supervisors in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber.

  • Learning and Capacity Development

Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • Education: A University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology or another related field is required.
  • Experience: Two years of professional experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Language Experience: Fluency in Spanish and English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The competencies required for this post are: Builds and Maintains Partnerships, Demonstrates Self and Ethical Awareness, Drive to Achieve Impactful Results, Innovates and Embraces Change, Works Collaboratively with Others, Thinks and Acts Strategically, Manages Ambiguity and Complexity and Nurtures, Leads and Manages People.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • National Officers Staff are recruited locally. Candidates must be of Mexican Nationality.
How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/...

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Parliamentary Development Senior Technical Advisor

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:07:11 +0000

Organization: Inter-Parliamentary Union
Closing date: 1 Jul 2020

1) Background

The Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (the Constitution) came into force in 2008. Chapter 4 of the Constitution establishes the Union Legislature or the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw comprising two Hluttaws, Pyithu Hluttaw (House of Representatives) and Amyotha Hluttaw (House of Nationalities), that are generally equal in status. The term of the Union Hluttaw is 5 years from the day of the first session of the Pyithu Hluttaw. Following the Myanmar election held on 8 November 2015, newly elected MPs were sworn in as MPs of the Pyithu Hluttaw on Monday 1 February 2016, and of the Amyotha Hluttaw on Wednesday 3 February 2016. The Constitution has also established sub-national parliaments comprising one parliament for each of the fourteen states/regions. The Union and Region/State Parliaments are independent institutions with different political compositions and mandate, but their administrative support is provided by union civil service staff, under the guidance of the Permanent Secretary of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.

Cooperating in Myanmar since 2013, UNDP/IPU’s parliamentary strengthening programme supported the institutional development of the Union Legislature by supporting the formulation of the Hluttaw strategic plan, Committee strengthening, establishment of the Hluttaw Learning Centre through which capacity building programmes are delivered for Committees, Member of Parliaments (MPs) and staff, ICT, information and knowledge management system development, design of orientation and induction programmes, and institutional change management capacity at Executive and Middle management levels. An MP Survey was completed prior to the end of the first Hluttaw with a second survey due for completion in 2018. IPU’s partner UNDP also provides coordinated support to all sub-national parliaments across the areas of strategic development and leadership, Committee development, MP induction and online learning.

Recently a vision has been developed for more integrated support of Union-level and Region and State Hluttaws – as expressed in the new draft Union-level Hluttaw Strategic Plan and in the revision of the Law on the Myanmar Parliamentary Union. Aligning with this vision, UNDP/IPU’s programme puts integration at the center of project design and implementation, the programme deepen its engagements with the parliaments by strengthening vertical and horizontal linkages, namely the township, region/state, and union level, as well as the three branches of the government.

UNDP/IPU’s parliamentary support programme will continue to provide holistic support to the Union-level and Region and State Hluttaws, as part of UNDP Myanmar’s Country Programme UNDP/IPU’s programme is implemented in close coordination with Myanmar Hluttaw’s Joint Coordination Committee (JCC), which coordinates implementation of the Myanmar Hluttaw Strategic Plan and development partner support.

The COVID-19 pandemic that emerged with startling speed in early 2020 has served to underline the essential role of parliaments in holding the government to account and ensuring that human rights are not undermined during times of crisis. The Myanmar parliament and the parliamentary support project are operating in limited ways while being innovative in using technology to continue their work.

Against the above background, UNDP/IPU is seeking to engage a Parliamentary Development Senior Technical Advisor to provide strategic and technical advice on the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of UNDP/IPU’s programme interventions. Initially until circumstances allow and travel restrictions are lifted the position will be home based.

2) Objectives of the Assignment

The aim of the assignment is to provide strategic and technical advice on the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of UNDP/IPU’s programme interventions supporting the development of the Union-level and Region and State Parliaments in line with the approved Annual Work Plan (AWP) and covid 19 business continuity plans. The assignment will include the provision of quality technical advice to the Hluttaws, and contribute to meeting the objectives of the Myanmar Union Hluttaw Strategic Plan for the period 2019-2022.

3) Scope of Work **

In all areas of the assignment, the Parliamentary Development Advisor is expected to perform the below tasks:

o Develop concept notes, briefings, terms of references, and supporting documents for design and implementation of activities, ensuring close coordination with UNDP and IPU responsible counterparts.

o Provide advice on behalf of UNDP/IPUs parliamentary strengthening programme to the leadership and committees of the Union-level Hluttaws,

o Guide from a technical perspective the implementation of UNDP/IPU parliamentary strengthening activities at the Union-level Hluttaws;

o Provide technical inputs into UNDP/IPU’s annual work plans, covid19 business continuity plans, draft inputs into UNDP/IPU’s corporate and donor reports;

o Ensure that gender, inclusiveness and environmental sustainability considerations are mainstreamed into implementation of parliamentary strengthening activities in the AWP;

o Support knowledge management, documenting UNDP/IPU assistance and ensure information and materials are made available for use through the Learning Centre.

o Support strengthening team cohesion; guide and assist individual team members to lead in their areas of work.

4) Duration of Assignment and Duty Situation

The assignment will include 5 months to be carried out in the period of 31 July – 31 December 2020. National holidays observed by the UN in Myanmar will be non-working days. The primary duty station will be Naypyitaw – once in situ -, where the Advisor will perform at least 90% of his/her time at the Myanmar Hluttaw Learning Centre, with travel to Yangon and Regions and States to support coordination of Union and Region and State Hluttaw work as required. The work from home component of the assignment will be determined in consultation with the successful candidate, the Myanmar parliament and taking into consideration the evolution of covid19 and travel/work related restrictions.

Full details on our website

https://www.ipu.org/work-with-ipu/vacancies/2020-05/parliamentary-developm...

How to apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a complete Curriculum Vitae and a motivational letter. **

  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Applications or queries should be addressed to the IPU as follows:

nb@ipu.org

Inter-Parliamentary Union

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Project Officer/Agent(e) de projet

Fri, 29 May 2020 15:04:18 +0000

Countries: Belgium, Canada
Organization: Baastel
Closing date: 29 Jul 2020

-Job Description and Candidate Profile

Baastel is looking for two Project Officers for permanent positions based either in Canada (Gatineau) or Belgium (Brussels). The selected candidates will join the Corporate Development team which is responsible for developing proposals and responding to calls for tenders, as well as administrative management of consulting mandates. Ideal candidates will be able to manage several tasks simultaneously, with great attention to detail, in order to develop and maintain strong relationships with our partners and clients, and to win major contracts.

Please note that this position does not require international travel and that candidates will be required to hold a valid work permit in Canada or Belgium prior to being offered employment.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

Corporate Development

· Identification of opportunities for business around the world;

· Preparation of proposals in response to calls for proposals launched by potential clients;

· Recruitment of consultants and organization of consultancy teams;

· Budget preparation;

· Business development including building partnerships and markets;

· Analysis of results achieved and review of lessons learned and strategies.

Project Management

· Coordinate and monitor consultancy projects to ensure adherence to clients’ timelines and requirements;

· Act as focal point between clients and consultants for all administrative, contractual and budget issues;

· Support team leaders for the organization of field work and related logistics;

· Manage contractual processes with clients and consultants;

· Carry out budgetary control and coordinate invoicing processes in collaboration with the accounting division;

Information Management

· Update project databases and CVs;

· Ensure website updates;

· Ensure appropriate project information availability.

Required Skills:

· Master’s degree in management/administration or international development, or related field, with at least 3 years of relevant experience;

· Interest for and good understanding of international development;

· Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

· Strong understanding of written and spoken French. Knowledge of Spanish is an asset;

· Good knowledge of office software; interest in social media (LinkedIn, website) an asset

Required Qualities:

· Prioritization and multitasking, works well under pressure;

· Good analysis and synthesis skills;

· Attention to detail and to quality;

· Ability to develop business relationships and foster collaboration;

· Ability with numbers and budgets;

· Excellent mediation, negotiation and problem-solving capabilities;

· Organization and ability to meet deadlines;

· Team spirit, leadership, energy and enthusiasm.

Description et profil du rôle d’agent(e) de projet

Baastel est à la recherche de deux agents de projet pour des emplois permanents basés soit au Canada (Gatineau) ou en Belgique (Bruxelles). Les candidats sélectionnés se joindront à l’équipe du Développement des affaires qui est responsable du développement des propositions et réponses à des appels d’offres, de la gestion administrative des mandats de consultation et du développement d’opportunités d’affaires. Les candidats idéaux pourront gérer plusieurs tâches simultanément, avec un grand souci du détail, afin de développer et maintenir des relations solides avec nos partenaires et clients, et de remporter des marchés d’exportation de services d’envergure.

Veuillez noter que ce poste ne comprend pas de missions sur le terrain et que les candidats devront détenir préalablement un permis de travail valide au Canada ou en Belgique.

Énumération et description des tâches

Les fonctions clés prévues pour le poste sont les suivantes :

Développement des affaires

· Préparation de propositions (offres de services) en réponse à des appels d’offres internationaux lancés par des clients potentiels ;

· Recrutement et sélection d’experts, formation d’équipes de projets ;

· Préparation de budgets prévisionnels ;

· Développement des affaires et recherche de nouveaux marchés et partenaires à l’international;

· Analyse des résultats obtenus et revue des leçons apprises et meilleures stratégies.

Gestion contractuelle

· Coordonner la planification et la mise en œuvre des projets de consultation ;

· Faire le suivi administratif des projets en fonction des échéances et exigences particulières des clients ;

· Agir comme point de contact entre les clients et consultants pour toute question administrative, contractuelle et budgétaire ;

· Appuyer les chefs d’équipes pour la logistique des missions et le bon déroulement des projets ;

· Gérer le processus contractuel avec les clients et consultants ;

· Effectuer le contrôle budgétaire et coordonner le processus de facturation avec la comptabilité.

Gestion de l’information

· Participation à l'entretien de la base de données (CVs, projets, etc.) ;

· Mise à jour des médias sociaux et du site web ;

· S’assurer de la bonne disponibilité des informations de projet.

Compétences requises :

· Master en gestion/administration/commerce international ou un domaine équivalent, avec une expérience pertinente d’au moins 3 ans ;

· Intérêt pour et bonne compréhension des enjeux du développement international ;

· Excellentes compétences en anglais et en français, la maîtrise de l’espagnol est un atout

· Bonne connaissance des outils informatiques (MS Office) ;

Qualités requises :

· Capacité d’établir des priorités, de gérer plusieurs tâches simultanément ;

· Bonnes capacités d’analyse et de synthèse ;

· Souci du détail et de la qualité ;

· Capacité à développer des relations commerciales et susciter la collaboration ;

· Facilité avec le développement et le suivi budgétaire;

· Organisation et respect des échéances, capacité à travailler sous pression ;

· Esprit d’équipe et d’initiative, énergie et motivation.

How to apply:

Information on the Position

Location of work: 92, rue Montcalm, Gatineau, Québec or 55 Boulevard Adolphe Max, 1000 Bruxelles.[1]

Conditions: Permanent position, full-time, from Monday to Friday. Baastel offers a flexible work schedule, with the possibility to work from home one day a week after the probation period.

Expected start date: as soon as possible

Application Process

Please send your resume and cover letter, specifying your intended work location (Canada or Belgium), at the following address: recrutement@baastel.com. Please indicate “Job offer: Project Officer” in the subject line.

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

[1] Baastel complies with health guidelines related to the Covid-19 pandemic and will favour working from home as long as confinement measures are in place and its offices are closed.

Information sur le poste

Lieu de travail : 92, rue Montcalm, Gatineau, Québec ou 55 Boulevard Adolphe Max, à 1000 Bruxelles.[1]

Horaire de travail : Poste à temps plein, du lundi au vendredi.

Avantages : Baastel offre un horaire de travail flexible, avec la possibilité de faire une journée par semaine en télétravail après la fin de la période de probation.

Date d’entrée prévue : dès que possible

Pour poser votre candidature

Veuillez faire parvenir votre CV et une lettre de motivation à l’adresse suivante : recrutement@baastel.com Veuillez indiquer « Offre d’emploi : « Agent de projet » en objet.

Les entrevues se feront au fur et à mesure que les candidatures seront reçues, jusqu’à ce que les postes soient pourvus.

Nous remercions tous les candidats pour leur intérêt. Toutefois, seules les personnes sélectionnées pour une entrevue seront contactées.

[1] Baastel respecte les mesures sanitaires liées à la pandémie Covid-19 et privilégiera le télétravail tant que les mesures de confinement seront en vigueur et que les bureaux seront fermés.

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SGBV Specialist - (British Red Cross) -National Staff

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:38:47 +0000

Country: Lebanon
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 12 Jun 2020

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.**Organizational Context**

The British Red Cross (BRC) has been working in the MENA region since 2004 with partner national societies, and opened a satellite office in Beirut in 2013. The MENA & Mediterranean region work of the British Red Cross is implemented through and in close cooperation with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners in the region, currently mainly the IFRC, ICRC, Syrian Arab Red Crescent, the Lebanese Red Cross, Libyan Red Crescent Society and the Yemeni Red Crescent Society. BRC are currently engaged with programming in, among others, National Societycapacity building, livelihood and cash preparedness, Protection including SGBV and Trafficking, relief and logistics-related programmes both bilaterally and multilaterally. As a result of the increase in SGBV programme activities and needed support on SGBV and Covid-19 in the region, BRC will hire an SGBV Specialist to support the work in the MENA region. The SGBV role is required in order to provide strong technical and programmatic support and development of this file to ensure that BRC can fulfil its technical SGBV offer to the RCRCM linked to Covid-19 response and provide capacity building for NSs as needed.

Job Purpose

To provide high quality technical SGBV support to the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement partners in MENA. The post holder will support IFRC MENA in developing SGBV & Covid-19 technical resources adapted to the MENA context and will provide support to Partner National Societies (PNSs) and Host National Societies on SGBV risk mitigation and integration in their Covid-19 response, business continuity plans and programs tackling the secondary effects of Covid-19.

The post-holder will also coordinate with PNSs, IFRC and ICRC on the BRC SGBV MENA file, ensuring that opportunities are identified, taken forward and maximized and that SGBV risk mitigation and SGBV activities are integrated into other sectors.

She/he will support BRC in developing its SGBV MENA Strategy and framework in coordination with RCRCM partners and will identify fundraising opportunities and lead on technical SGBV proposal development supporting BRC Country Managers. The SGBV Specialist will provide technical support to BRC programs in the region, ensuring SGBV mainstreaming in the various sectors of interventions (Livelihood, cash, health, protection) and advice on how to integrate SGBV components into BRC programs, particularly livelihood and Cash and Voucher Assistance.
Moreover, she/he will support IFRC Libya and the Libyan Red Crescent Society on the related component of the BRC supported protection program in addition to representing BRC in the RCRCM Libya Sub-Protection Working Group focused on integrating protection-related components into their Covid-19 response.
The SGBV Specialist will conduct SGBV assessments in the MENA region, conduct SGBV desk reviews and situational analysis, develop SGBV Guidance, SOPs, tools and training adapted to the MENA context and will facilitate SGBV capacity building for RCRCM partners, with a Covid-19 focus.

The role will provide specialist advice and technical support to strengthen/establish SGBV capacities, SGBV mainstreaming and SGBV Prevention and response interventions with relevant national societies. In particular, it is envisaged that this post will contribute to:
• building programme, country office and partners’ capacities on SGBV mainstreaming and SGBV prevention and response.
• Building SGBV guidance and tools adapted to the MENA and County context

The SGBV Specialist will actively support staff in the implementation of programmes ensuring that interventions are in accordance with agreed standards, statutory obligations, donor requirements, partnership agreements and community-driven priorities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support IFRC MENA on SGBV & Covid-19 (40%)
  2. Support IFRC MENA on SGBV& Covid-19, working closely with IFRC MENA Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI) Officer and leading on the SGBV file of the PGI section;
  3. Review the IFRC MENA EoPA SGBV related components and work with the team, supporting them to operalize it as requested and needed
  4. Participate actively in RCRCM Covid-19 MENA coordination forum as needed and agreed with IFRC
  5. Review Natioanl Societies, IFRC and Regional Covid-19 Response Plans, provide feedback, input and technical support related to the areas of expertise of SGBV including identifying entry points for SGBV related work
  6. Review National Societies business continuity plans/operations and provide feedback and technical advice on mitigating SGBV risks related to Covid-19, Provide technical advice on how to adapt activities to address the needs of SGBV survivors in light of Covid-19 and provide guidance on integrating SGBV considerations and activities into the long-terms response of various sectors tackling secondary effects of Covid-19
  7. Conduct rapid desk review and situational analysis of main SGBV risks related to Covid-19 in the MENA region and per Country (increase in SGBV as a result of the pandemic; barriers in accessing life-saving SGBV services related to Covid-19 etc)
  8. Review Global SGBV & Covid-19 related guidance and tools(GBV AoR, IASC, RCRCM, GBV IMS and others) and support IFRC MENA in operationalize it as needed, adapting it to the MENA context including:
  9. Integrating SGBV considerations into Contingency plans
  10. SGBV Referral pathways
  11. SGBV Risk mitigation measures into Covid-19 response programs
  12. SGBV Key messages to be integrated into Risk Reduction and Community Engagement activities
  13. Collaborate with IFRC CEA officer (currently seconded from BRC) integrating SGBV considerations and key messages into CEA and ensuring that CEA activities and information can reach SGBV survivors and persons at risk of SGBV
  14. Creation and leading of a MENA SGBV RCRCM Network
  15. Review and adaptat SGBV training modules for Covid-19 response in MENA, integrating SGBV into existing Covid-19 related trainings and facilitate trainings or training component on SGBV

Technical SGBV Advice, support and guidance to BRC operations in MENA (30%)

Develop and conduct SGBV related assessments and evaluations (with a Covid-19 lense) in the MENA region as needed
Support BRC MENA team at all stages of Programme Cycle Management including programme design and implementation of SGBV related interventions ensuring that they are adaped to Covid-19 contex
Monitor funding opportunities related to SGBV and support the MENA team and fundraising department to develop funding proposals when opportunities arise
Support PMEAL and learning activities on SGBV where needed

Advise on best practices for integrating SGBV, including prevention and response activities that respect international and humanitarian standards and commitments, across various sectors and programs that BRC supports in MENA with a particular focus on Cash and Voucher Assistance, Livelihoods and Health (integrating SGBV& Covid-19 cosniderations and risk mitigations)

Engage with the Regional GBV sector to develop BRC’s network on GBV in MENA and in selected priority countries including Syria, Libya, Lebanon and Yemen
Stay abreast of key SGBV related developments and trends in MENA and share periodically with the team and during BRC MENA regional meetings
Provide technical advice on SGBV on the BRC supported protection program in Libya in coordination with IFRC Libya and PNSs
Represent BRC in the Libya RCCRCM protection sub-working group and provide technical support required to ensure that protection is integrated into the Covid-19 Response of the National Society
Support BRC’s efforts to position the RCRCM as a relevant actor to prevent and address SGBV by developing relationships with key donors
Work proactively with ICRC MENA and BRC SGBV Advisor on identifying areas of joint interest, collaboration and potential support on sexual violence in MENA contributing to the development of BRC-ICRC partnership on sexual violence
Coordinate with PNSs, IFRC and ICRC on SGBV in MENA, ensuring that opportunities and entry-points for SGBV work are identified, taken forward and maximised in a coherent and coordinated way across the RCRCM in MENA.

3. SGBV Capacity building of National Societies in MENA to strengthen their approaches to SGBV (30%)

  • Develop or adapt tools, resources and training on SGBV for the COVID-19 MENA context including (but not limited to)
  • Basic SGBV Training for frontline staff and volunteers working on the Covid-19 response: key concepts, guiding principles to work with SGBV survivors, Safe Identification and Referrals of SGBV survivors and basic psychological first aid
  • Advanced SGBV training for programme managers and sector specialist on SGBV mainstreaming and risk mitigation with a Covid-19 focus in light of long-term secondary effects of the pandemic in MENA
  • Support the development of learning activities and products on SGBV & Covid-19
  • Build the capacity of BRC and Partner National Societies relevant staff/volunteers on SGBV mainstreaming, integration of SGBV into other sectors interventions and SGBV-focussed programming in MENA
  • Facilitate training and assist partners through coaching activities when required including through remote training due to Covid-19 restrictions
  • Build a SGBV capacity building Action Plan for relevant National Societies, including baseline knowledge assessments, training and mentoring plan tailored to their needs.

General

  • Ensure regular communication with relevant BRC teams in Beirut and London offices.
  • Produce monthly SGBV MENA report and share it with the SGBV Advisor
  • Periodically develop evidence-based SGBV learnnings including best practices and lesson learned in MENA
  • Proactively engage with (support and learn from) other RCRCM SGBV colleagues
  • Ensure compliance with BRC relevant procedures, SOPs and guidelines.
  • Participate in relevant internal BRC meetings, development forums, workshops, courses, etc.
  • Be available and willing to carry out short missions to the MENA Region (e.g. Syria, Tunisia, Iraq, Yemen) as required (up to 30%) to conduct the above-mentioned tasks

Education

University degree or humanitarian qualification in human rights/humanitarian law, international relations, gender, social work, psychology or other relevant field**-Required**

Experience

  • Relevant professional experience in GBV roles-**Required**
  • Experience working with and/or reporting to major donors-P**referred**
  • Experience in humanitarian operations-**Required**
  • Experience in RC/RC movement-**Preferred**
  • Experience in working on protection and/or GBV in conflict-related and/or displacement contexts-**Preferred**
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating GBV-focussed programmes-**Required**
  • Substantial experience in providing technical advice on GBV programming-**Required**
  • Experience in designing and leading vulnerability and GBV needs assessments and needs analysis-**Required**
  • Experience in partnership development and relationship building with local partners
  • Substantial experience in GBV capacity-building, both face-to-face and remotely-**Required**
  • Experience in providing technical advice/ working on GBV& Livelihood/cash programs -**Required**
    • Experience in providing technical advice/ working on GBV& MHPSS/Case Management programs-**Required**
    • Experience in providing technical advice/ working on GBV& Health programs-**Required**
    • Experience in supporting policy and advocacy work-**Required**
    • Experience in developing and conducting research and learning on GBV-**Required**

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • Strong understanding of GBV issues within conflict and displacement settings in MENA and the general humanitarian sector**-Required**
  • Strong knowledge of GBV/Protection related Minimum Standards and International Commitments-**Required**
  • Good knowledge of GBV case management guidance's and practices-**Required**
  • Knowledge of working with the GBV Information Management System (GBV IMS)-**Preferred**
  • Understanding of International legal and policy framework on SGBV and MENA specific context-**Required**
  • Knowledge of diversity and inclusion issues-**Preferred**
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports, briefings, updates and other documentation-**Required**
  • Strong capacity-building and training skills--**Required**
  • Teamwork & commitment to the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement; integrity & personal conduct; sensitivity to diversity; interpersonal skills; resilience; friendly.-**Required**
  • Have a positive attitude, proactive, resourceful, hardworking, trustworthy, mature and able to maintain confidentiality at all times-**Required**
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure-**Required**
  • Planning and analytical skills, with proven problem solving experience-**Required**
  • Self-sufficient in computers (particularly Excel, Word, Sharepoint)-**Required**
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate, implement and monitor work plans
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and diplomatic skills to influence long-term change and help collaborative working relationships with partners across the RCRCM (including ICRC, IFRC, National Societies) and beyond-**Required**
  • Strong organisational skills including accuracy, consistency and flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances-**Required**

Ability to develop and maintain effective remote working relationships with counterparts in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity-**Required
Languages **Fluency in English and Arabic-Required
French-Preferred

Competencies and values

  • Meticulous attention to details; Accountability, Integrity, Professionalism
  • Communication
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Judgement and decision-making
  • National Society and customer relations
  • Creativity and innovation
How to apply:

For those who are interested in this position, the application is only accepted through the following link:

https://www.ifrc.org/en/who-we-are/working-with-us/current-vacancies/job...

Any application sent by email or applied by any other means will not be considered.

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Communications Officer, Strategy Review

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:38:11 +0000

Country: United Arab Emirates
Organization: Sightsavers
Closing date: 21 Jun 2020

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2021
Hours: Part time, 3 days a week
Flexible working arrangements between office and home

Sightsavers is seeking a creative, committed and experienced Communications Officer to help raise the profile and awareness of the Strategy Refresh process. This is an exciting time to join Sightsavers and this position will play a key role in keeping teams across the organisation and external partners up to date with the evolution of the strategy refresh, responding to requests as well as proactively sharing new information, as the work evolves.

Working closely with colleagues from across Sightsavers, including collaborating with other communication teams and colleagues, you will design and deliver an effective and engaging communication plan for the strategy refresh.

As Communications Officer you will utilise your creative skills to create engaging content and strategic communication materials for a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and support the development of strategic communication materials.

You will be passionate about creating content and telling stories across multiple channels, with experience and understanding of communications, design and content. You will be able to write clear and engaging content for a range of channels and audiences and will demonstrate the ability to think creatively and present complex information in an engaging way.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Acting as first point of contact for all strategy refresh communication requirements and requests
  • Identifying and evaluating communications tactics
  • Developing content for presentations, reports, information briefs, newsletters, websites, blogs, case studies, videos, social media or other digital/printed assets

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced in overseeing the design and development of creative communication materials (on and offline)
  • A degree in a relevant field (for example Communications), or equivalent experience
  • The ability to support teams and clients to develop strategic communications plans and tactics
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and stakeholder requirements
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working in a communications role for NGOs, INGOs or charities, although this is not essential
  • Some knowledge of global health, International Development and organizational strategy would be beneficial

Due to ongoing travel restrictions we are only able to consider candidates who are currently based within the UAE.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing Date: 21 June 2020

Interviews: Expected to take place the week commencing 6 July and you may be asked to provide examples of your work. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, for the safety and peace of mind of potential candidates and of Sightsavers staff, all interviews will be held remotely.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

To apply, and for further details about the role, please follow the below link. Please be aware that you will be prompted to include your CV or Cover Letter, please ignore this. Only information included in the online application form will be considered.

http://www.sightsavers.org/vacancies

Sightsavers is not willing to accept unsolicited agency CVs. Sightsavers is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

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Etude de base d’analyse du nexus Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique (MECC) dans les communautés les plus touchées en Rép. de Guinee

Fri, 29 May 2020 14:36:49 +0000

Country: Guinea
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 12 Jun 2020

1. Contexte :

Selon le rapport mondial sur la migration de l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM, 2020), les aspects environnementaux jouent un grand rôle sur les moyens de subsistance des populations les plus vulnérables et sur la mobilité en Afrique de l’Ouest. Ces pays souffrent progressivement de sécheresses extrêmes et parfois d’inondations, qui créent des pénuries d’approvisionnement d’eau et d’alimentation. De plus, le changement climatique rend les événements de précipitations d’autant plus instables et imprévisibles. En parallèle, la région a connu une forte croissance de la population qui a amené à une intensification de l’exploitation des terres et ressources naturelles, avec des activités de déforestation, d’élevage et d’agriculture.[1]

La République de Guinée ne fait pas exception. Malgré sa richesse en ressources naturelles, le pays subit les conséquences du changement climatique et de la dégradation environnementale liés principalement aux pratiques agricoles inappropriées, l’exploitation minière et la surexploitation de ressources forestières et hydrauliques. Par exemple, plus de 50 % de la population guinéenne travaillent dans le secteur agricole (dans les zones rurales le taux est estimé à 75 %) et un grand nombre parmi eux ne disposent que de revenus limités et sont confrontés à des difficultés de production. Les femmes jouent un rôle essentiel pour la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle vu qu’elles représentent 53.3 % de la main d’œuvre agricole, en plus du travail domestique et familial. [2] Ces risques liées à la dégradation environnementale et les catastrophes naturelles accentuent les tendances migratoires.

Souvent considérée parmi les pays les plus concernés par la migration de départ et de transit dans la région,[3] la Guinée est principalement caractérisée par une migration de main d’œuvre, mais aussi tributaire de facteurs environnementaux. Les migrants saisonniers travaillant dans le secteur agricole sont immédiatement impactés par les incertitudes des récoltes causées par la dégradation environnementale liée au changement climatique. Il est important de souligner qu’ils existent d’autres activités dépendant des ressources naturelles, tels que la sylviculture, l’élevage et le pastoralisme qui sont également impactés par des facteurs susmentionnés.

Dans l’ensemble, la faible gestion de ces ressources naturelles renforce les multiples risques du changement climatique auquel les communautés sont exposées, comme l’insécurité alimentaire, des conflits relatifs aux ressources naturelles et des vulnérabilités spécifiques imposées aux femmes, ce qui contribue à la mobilité forcée interne et externe du pays.[4] De ce fait, il est nécessaire d’avoir une vision holistique afin d’intégrer la protection de l’environnement, sensible au genre, dans les politiques migratoires.

En Guinée, les autorités à travers le Plan d’Action National d’Adaptation au changement climatique (PANA) de juillet 2007 se sont fixés comme but d’exposer les mesures urgentes et immédiates à entreprendre pour s’adapter aux effets néfastes des changements climatiques, par le biais de connaissances endogènes existantes. Le manque de connaissances sur les facteurs environnementaux et leurs impacts sur les tendances migratoires en Guinée, qui également influence le développement du pays, montre un besoin de renforcer la compréhension et la coordination entre des politiques migratoires et environnementales. C’est pour cela que l’OIM, l’Organisme des Nations Unies chargé des migrations, a pris l’initiative de réaliser un projet pilote de renforcement des capacités du Gouvernement guinéen sur le lien entre la migration, l’environnement et le changement climatique, en vue d'atténuer les causes profondes des déplacements forcés et de favoriser la résilience des communautés au changement climatique.

Ce projet, financé par IDF, le fonds de l’OIM pour le Développement rentre dans le cadre des initiatives menées par l’OIM en matière de Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique (MECC)**.** Il sera mis en œuvre dans les zones rurales fortement dépendantes des ressources naturelles (agriculture, sylviculture, élevage et pastoralisme) et qui connaissent en même temps d’importantes dynamiques migratoires (départ et transit). Il permettra de mieux comprendre les liens entre la mobilité humaine et l’environnement en Guinée.

L’objectif global est de renforcer les connaissances et les capacités des acteurs gouvernementaux et non gouvernementaux à mieux gérer les questions relatives au nexus MECC et aux moyens de subsistance des communautés les plus vulnérables en Guinée. Cela permettra au gouvernement d'adopter des mesures précises pour fournir des solutions adéquates à ces communautés et renforcer leur résilience durable.

Pour atteindre ces objectifs, les résultats suivants sont attendus :

Résultat 1 : Amélioration des connaissances et des capacités des autorités nationales et locales en matière de migration, environnement et de changement climatique :

o Une étude de référence sera élaborée pour analyser le lien entre les migrations, l’environnement et le changement climatique dans les communautés les plus touchées en Guinée, et un ensemble de recommandations sera proposé ;

o Des ateliers de renforcement de capacités seront organisés à l'intention des décideurs et des autorités locales, afin d'assurer la cohérence entre les stratégies nationales et régionales.

**
Résultat 2 : Les communautés les plus vulnérables au changement climatique adoptent des attitudes novatrices de résilience et d’adaptation à travers des projets communautaires écologiques en faveurs des femmes et des jeunes.

2. Objectif de la consultation et offre de service :

L'OIM cherche à recruter un/une consultant(e) qualifié(e) pour mener une étude qui examinera la migration face aux effets du changement climatique et de la dégradation environnementale en Guinée, avec un focus particulier sur la vulnérabilité des communautés et des foyers ruraux. A partir des connaissances existantes sur les dynamiques migratoires en guinée, il/elle analysera le contexte environnemental et l’impact de ce dernier sur les tendances migratoires internes et internationales, en tenant compte de la dimension du genre (prise en compte des femmes et jeunes). Le/la consultant(e) rédigera un rapport d’évaluation basé sur une revue documentaire et une étude du terrain, mettant en exergue les défis à soulever, à savoir l’identification des risques environnementaux et leurs éventuels impacts sur la migration, ainsi que des politiques environnementales ayant un impact sur la migration. Le rapport complet sur le nexus MECC en Guinée sera présenté à l’issue de la consultation.

Les conclusions et propositions d’actions seront présentées aux acteurs clés afin de contribuer au dialogue en matière de politiques publiques en Guinée pour contribuer à la résilience des communautés les plus vulnérables, y compris à leur résilience climatique. Cela permettra au gouvernement guinéen d'adopter des mesures précises et adéquates pour fournir des solutions aux communautés vulnérables au changement climatique et d’améliorer leur résilience à long terme. Également, une analyse des bonnes pratiques en Guinée et dans la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du centre en matière d’activités génératrices de revenu contribuant à la résilience climatique et environnementale des territoires sera faite.

3. Méthodologie :

A l’issue de ce projet de recherche, le/la consultant(e) recruté(e) réalisera les activités suivantes :

· Une revue documentaire : **

o Analyse du profil MECC de la Guinée dont la structure sera inspirée des profils pays MECLEP (données à l’usage des politiques) précédemment réalisés par l’OIM- Un lien systématique sera fait sur les moyens de subsistance contribuant à la résilience climatique des territoires ;

o Collecte et analyse des données et des recherches existantes sur la migration, l’environnement et le changement climatique en Guinée, en s’inspirant aux recherches précédentes menées par l’OIM en matière de MECC ; **

o Fournir des données sur les tendances migratoires clés en lien avec le changement climatique et la dégradation environnementale ;**

o Fournir un aperçu général sur les vulnérabilités associées au changement climatique et à la dégradation environnementale, ainsi que des populations exposées à ces risques, à travers les recherches existantes, les entrevues menées auprès des informateurs clés (complété par la recherche sur le terrain).**

o Elaborer une cartographie analytique des politiques publiques et des documents légaux sur la migration, l’environnement et le changement climatique, ainsi que des plans du développement et de la résilience aux risques de catastrophes ;

o Fournir des recommandations pour une meilleure prise en compte du nexus MECC dans les politiques migratoires et environnementales ;

o Analyser les politiques publiques et documents stratégiques nationaux gouvernant les contributions conjointes afin d’atteindre les objectifs de l’accord de Paris concernant la migration et le changement climatique ;**

o Analyser les bonnes pratiques en Guinée en matière d’activités génératrices de revenu contribuant à la résilience climatique et environnementale des territoires, ainsi que le potentiel en matière de création d’emplois verts dans ces territoires.**

· Une étude sur le terrain dans les zones les plus vulnérables au MECC

En complément des résultats de la revue documentaire, une étude du terrain devrait être menée.

Cette étude de terrain complètera les résultats de l’analyse cartographique à travers des enquêtes, des interviews ouvertes et des focus groups avec les communautés dans les zones identifiées conjointement avec l’OIM Guinée et la partie gouvernementale. Une partie pourra être réalisée à distance et l’autre nécessitera un déplacement sur le terrain.

o Vu la situation de covid-19, les possibilités de mettre en œuvre une étude sur le terrain sont limitées à cause des mesures de sécurité mises en place par le Gouvernement guinéen. Pour cela, une partie de la recherche sera conduite à distance à travers des échanges par mail et par vidéoconférence avec les acteurs nationaux et les points focaux désignés par les services techniques concernés (la liste sera mise à la disposition du/de la consultant(e). Le reste de cette étude sera nécessairement réalisé sur le terrain ; **

o La recherche sur le terrain sera effectuée en collaboration avec l’Institut Supérieur Agronomique et Vétérinaire de Faranah (ISAV) qui couvrira les 4 régions naturelles de la Guinée (2 localités à risques par région y compris Conakry), en organisant des réunions, des enquêtes, des entretiens semi-structurés et des focus groups avec les communautés dans les zones identifiées conjointement avec l’OIM Guinée et la partie gouvernementale.**

· Présenter des approches pour renforcer la résilience des populations vulnérables au MECC

o Engager et sensibiliser l’ensemble des parties prenantes étatiques et non étatiques sur le lien entre migration environnement et changement climatique ;

o Organiser des ateliers de présentation et de validation du rapport avec tous les acteurs
concernés ;

o Partager les leçons du rapport final afin de renforcer les capacités de gouvernance sur la thématique MECC.

4. Livrables :

Les livrables remis à l’OIM doivent être robustes et de qualité, soignés et mis en page. Les règles de l'OIM devraient être respectées pour la bibliographie et les citations éventuelles.

Livrable

Description

Date de livraison

Plan de travail

Fournir un plan de travail en cohérence avec la méthodologie proposée dans les présents termes de référence.

2ème semaine

Première partie de l’étude :

la revue documentaire sur la thématique MECC en Guinée

Livrer une version préliminaire des résultats de la revue documentaire.

5ème semaine

Présentation de la méthodologie pour la réalisation de la recherche du terrain

Fournir une méthodologie élaborée et validée par le chef de projet, sur laquelle le/la consultante se basera pour réaliser l’étude sur le terrain, y compris la création de guides d’entretiens de focus groups.

6ème semaine

Deuxième partie de l’étude :

la recherche sur le terrain dans les zones ciblées du projet

Livrer un draft des résultats de la recherche menée sur le terrain.

9ème semaine

Présentation du premier draft du rapport final

Partager le premier draft complet du rapport final y compris la revue documentaire, la recherche sur le terrain et des recommandations sur les manières d’intégrer la migration comme une stratégie d’adaptation au changement climatique et environnemental au niveau national et local.

10ème semaine

Réponse à la révision du draft du document

Fournir le draft final du rapport.

11ème semaine

Dernier voyage en Guinée pour la présentation du document final

Présenter le rapport final aux parties prenantes

12 ème semaine

5. Durée de la consultation :

La consultation sera d’une durée de 3 mois, dans la période du 1er Juillet 2020 au 30 Septembre 2020.

6. Qualifications (profil de consultant(e) expérimenté-e) :

Les qualifications requises sont :

Formation et connaissances

· Diplôme universitaire Bac + 4 en sciences sociales, environnementales, écologiques, eau et assainissement, biologie, gestion de la biodiversité, droit international ou similaires.

· Minimum six années d'expérience et compétences vérifiables en planification, appui institutionnel et en développement des politiques (Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique est un atout) ;

· Avoir une expérience avérée dans le développement des politiques régionales ou nationales et dans la conduite d’études ;

· Une connaissance de la région de la CEDEAO et de l’espace Sahel ainsi que du cadre institutionnel ;

· Une connaissance profonde sur les enjeux du changement climatique et dégradation environnementale ;

· Une expérience confirmée dans la recherche sur la migration, en particulier dans le contexte du changement climatique et de la dégradation environnementale

Langues courantes

· Excellente maîtrise du français et anglais (écrit et parlé).

Compétences

· Compétences d’analyse, de synthèse et de communication notamment avec des acteurs de divers horizons ;

· Bonne compréhension de la thématique MECC (Migration, Environnement et Changement Climatique) en Afrique et en République de Guinée ;

· Excellente connaissance pratique de l’outil informatique (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) ;

· Maitrise de l’environnement social, culturel ou politique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest ;

· Bonnes compétences interpersonnelles et institutionnelles ;

· Bonnes aptitudes en matière de transfert de savoir-faire et de coaching auprès de cadres de l’administration, au niveau technique et politique.

Comportement

· Avoir l’esprit d’initiative, de recherche et d’analyse ;

· Être ouvert et doté d’une capacité d’écoute active ;

· Être disposé à travailler dans un milieu multiculturel.

[1] IOM, World Migration Report, 2020

[2] Système des Nations Unies en Guinée, Plan Cadre de Nations Unies Pour l’Aide au Développement (PNUAD 2018 – 2020), 2017

[3] UNDESA, 2019, International Migrant Stock

[4] Système des Nations Unies en Guinée, Plan Cadre de Nations Unies Pour l’Aide au Développement (PNUAD 2018 – 2020), 2017

How to apply:

Les personnes intéressées sont invitées à soumettre leur candidature par message électronique à l’adresse HRrecruitmentunit@iom.int avec en objet le titre du poste (Consultant international MECC) tout en précisant la référence du poste : Réf : Conakry/014/2020.

Les candidatures doivent comporter :

· Un CV détaillé en langue française, comprenant les contacts de 02 références professionnelles au minimum ;**

· Une lettre de motivation ainsi que tout autres documents pouvant servir de support à la candidature (publication, travail personnel, rapport, référence bibliographique, etc.), une offre financière et technique détaillée dans un fichier unique ;**

· Un document synthétique (max XX pages) décrivant la méthodologie proposée pour la présente étude ;

La date limite de réception *des candidatures est fixée au 12 juin 2020.* **

Seul(e)s les candidats (es) présélectionnés (es) seront contactés (es).

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