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Project Manager

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 03:19:34 +0000

Country: Viet Nam
Organization: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Closing date: 5 May 2021

A. About Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

ADPC is an autonomous intergovernmental organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.

Established in 1986 as a technical capacity building center, ADPC has grown and diversified its expertise across social and physical sciences to support sustainable solutions for risk reduction across a broad range of specialist areas. With over 100 staff from 19 different nationalities and a wide range of professional expertise from atmospheric scientists to social scientists with experiences from all levels of engagement typically required for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Resilience (CR) in an effective manner. ADPC is a competent regional resource center and has seven thematic departments: ADPC Academy, Risk Governance, Climate Resilience, Urban Resilience, Health Risk Management, Preparedness for Response and Recovery, Geospatial Information. These are supported by Finance, Human Resources and Administration, and Strategic Planning departments. In addition to the departments, ADPC works on three cross-cutting themes: Gender and Diversity, Poverty and Livelihoods, and Regional and Transboundary Cooperation through permanent working committees.

ADPC Strategy 2020 guides the organization in providing comprehensive risk reduction support to countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific. ADPC recognizes the importance of examining the linkages between disaster risk management, poverty reduction, gender equality, sustainability, rights-based approaches, climate change and regional cooperation.

For details please refer to ADPC website at http://www.adpc.net/

B. Background:

ADPC has been implementing a Regional Program on “Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes in Southeast Asia” (URCE). The URCE program, which is supported by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), aims to build “resilient communities in deltaic and coastal urban areas” and strengthen resilience of urban systems and urban communities to the current and emerging climate extremes, disaster and emergencies that are anticipated in coming years. The program will be implemented in three target cities in Myanmar (Dala Township in Yangon City) and Vietnam (Nam Dinh and My Tho Cities). The program has five outcomes, namely, Improved multi-hazard early warning systems and risk knowledge (Outcome 1), Strengthened urban community readiness and local preparedness (Outcome2), Improved urban sectoral preparedness and emergency response (Outcome 3), Strengthened urban risk governance systems for dealing with emerging climate extremes and emergencies (Outcome 4) and Improved knowledge and awareness on building urban climate resilience for extremes in Asia and the Pacific (Outcome 5). This five-year program has started its implementation in November 2018 and spans up until December 2023.

C. Statement of Intent:

The Project Manager will be mainly responsible for implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam in coordination and consultation with Program Directors and technical specialists at the Headquarters of ADPC in Bangkok, Thailand. The Project Manager will represent ADPC in Viet Nam in promoting and enhancing cooperation between ADPC and the Government of Viet Nam, development partners and other stakeholders on disaster risk reduction, climate and disaster resilience in the country.

This position is located in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Note:

It is not the intent of this Position Description to cover every aspect of the position requirements, rather to highlight the most important areas of personal and joint responsibility.

Duties and Responsibilities

The project Manager will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities.

Program Implementation:

● Ensure the efficient and effective implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam by providing project management support;

● Liaise with concerned government agencies and other stakeholders to actively participate and guide in implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam;

● Provide technical support to program team in implementation of activities in Viet Nam;

● Represent ADPC as key member of the Program/Project Steering Committee (PSC) and be responsible in preparing and presenting the program/project progress at PSC regular meeting;

● Ensure the quality of meetings, workshops, trainings, forums, conferences, etc.

● Provide inputs to the development of guidelines, tools, training materials, publications, etc.;

● Provide inputs to the program team in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of URCE program, evaluation of program impacts and support to conduct mid-term review and prepare M&E reports;

● Prepare regular progress reports (monthly, quarterly, ect) as specified in the work plan in Viet Nam;

● Ensure quality translation of program related documents and publications from English to Vietnamese and vice-versa;

● Perform any other institutional tasks assigned by the Supervisor.

Corporate / institutional:

● Foster partnership with government agencies and relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth implementation of programs/projects;

● Represent ADPC in discussions / meetings / forums with different stakeholder, whenever necessary:

● Facilitate ADPC in conducting meetings with development partners or similar meetings in nature;

● Keep track of possible project / program opportunities in Viet Nam, inform and assist ADPC in developing proposals; and

● Have overall responsibility in the operation and management of ADPC office in the country;

Leadership:

● Self-development and keep updated in the field of specialization and contribute to the development and implementation of Project/programs;

● Ensure compliance with organizational policy and procedures;

● Provide full support in achieving the project outcomes on time;

● Actively contribute to the ADPC body of knowledge;

● Strong desire to learn and willing to undertake new challenges; and

● Self-confident; willingness to work hard.

Required Qualifications and Specification

Education

● Master's degree in disaster/climate risk management, urban planning, environmental science, public health, development, and planning or similar fields;

● A relevant first-level university degree in the above fields with demonstrated capacity with work experience in disaster risk management, urban resilience related subjects may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

● Minimum seven years of experience in the field of project management with strong coordination skills with minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in disaster and climate risk management/reduction projects;

● Experience in networking, coordinating and cooperating with government authorities, local communities and other partners and build strong mutual relationships;

● Practical experience of working in a multi-cultural team and ability to work independently and under pressure; and

● Experience working with an international organization is a plus.

*Competencies

● Professional in the field of disaster risk management, urban resilience, climate change adaptation, institutional system, and disaster management system in Viet Nam;

● Experience in research, data requirements, organizing trainings, workshops, and meetings;

● Ability to network, coordinate and cooperate with government authorities, local communities and other partners and build strong mutual relationships; and

● Sensitivity to cultural differences, ability to adapt to the context and work under pressure.

Language skills

Excellent English and Vietnamese communication skills.

D. Reporting Relationships

Project Manager will report to Director of Urban Resilience Department and work in close coordination with other Directors, technical specialists and other project team members at the Headquarters of ADPC to carry out different activities under the program.

E. Contract Duration:

The contract duration will be for 2 years with possibility of extension, depending on performance and the availability of funds.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested Candidates can submit the completed ADPC application form, (downloadable from www.adpc.net or ADPC Website ), resume, copy of degrees/certificate(s) together with a cover letter, to adpcjobs@adpc.net within 5 May 2021, at midnight, Bangkok time.

We encourage diversity in our workplace and support an inclusive work environment and therefore females are especially encouraged to apply.

Note:

Qualified applicants may be evaluated through a competency-based interview and/or other assessment methods. Applicant who submits incomplete documents required as listed above will not be considered.

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Project Coordinator

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 03:14:40 +0000

Country: Viet Nam
Organization: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Closing date: 5 May 2021

A. About Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

ADPC is an autonomous intergovernmental organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.

Established in 1986 as a technical capacity building center, ADPC has grown and diversified its expertise across social and physical sciences to support sustainable solutions for risk reduction across a broad range of specialist areas. With over 100 staff from 19 different nationalities and a wide range of professional expertise from atmospheric scientists to social scientists with experiences from all levels of engagement typically required for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Resilience (CR) in an effective manner. ADPC is a competent regional resource center and has seven thematic departments: ADPC Academy, Risk Governance, Climate Resilience, Urban Resilience, Health Risk Management, Preparedness for Response and Recovery, Geospatial Information. These are supported by Finance, Human Resources and Administration, and Strategic Planning departments. In addition to the departments, ADPC works on three cross-cutting themes: Gender and Diversity, Poverty and Livelihoods, and Regional and Transboundary Cooperation through permanent working committees.

ADPC Strategy 2020 guides the organization in providing comprehensive risk reduction support to countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific. ADPC recognizes the importance of examining the linkages between disaster risk management, poverty reduction, gender equality, sustainability, rights-based approaches, climate change and regional cooperation.

For details please refer to ADPC website at http://www.adpc.net/

B. Background:

ADPC has been implementing a Regional Program on “Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes in Southeast Asia” (URCE). The URCE program, which is supported by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), aims to build “resilient communities in deltaic and coastal urban areas” and strengthen resilience of urban systems and urban communities to the current and emerging climate extremes, disaster and emergencies that are anticipated in coming years. The program will be implemented in three target cities in Myanmar (Dala Township in Yangon City) and Vietnam (Nam Dinh and My Tho Cities). The program has five outcomes, namely, Improved multi-hazard early warning systems and risk knowledge (Outcome 1), Strengthened urban community readiness and local preparedness (Outcome2), Improved urban sectoral preparedness and emergency response (Outcome 3), Strengthened urban risk governance systems for dealing with emerging climate extremes and emergencies (Outcome 4) and Improved knowledge and awareness on building urban climate resilience for extremes in Asia and the Pacific (Outcome 5). This five-year program has started its implementation in November 2018 and spans up until December 2023.

C. Statement of Intent:

The Project coordinator will be mainly responsible for coordination and implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam. He/she will also be responsible for administration and logistical support for the programs/projects.

This position is located in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Note:

It is not the intent of this Position Description to cover every aspect of the position requirements, rather to highlight the most important areas of personal and joint responsibility.

D. Duties and Responsibilities

The project coordinator will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities.

Program Coordination and Implementation:

● Ensure the efficient and effective implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam by providing coordination support;

● Coordinate with concerned government agencies and other stakeholders to actively participate and guide in implementation of URCE program in Viet Nam;

● Make arrangement for Program meetings, workshops, trainings, forums, exchange visits, etc.

● Provide support to the development of guidelines, tools, training materials, publications, etc.

● Support the program team in monitoring of the implementation progress and evaluation of program impacts;

● Translate program related documents and publications from English to Vietnamese and vice-versa; and

● Perform any other institutional tasks assigned by the Supervisor.

Corporate / institutional:

● Foster partnership with government agencies and relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth implementation of programs/projects;

● Represent ADPC in discussions / meetings / forums with different stakeholder, whenever necessary:

● Assist ADPC in conducting meetings with development partners or similar meetings in nature;

● Keep track of possible project / program opportunities in Viet Nam, inform and assist ADPC in developing proposals; and

● Be responsible for administrative, financial and logistical arrangement of ADPC office in Viet Nam.

Leadership:

● Self-development and keep updated in the field of specialization and contribute to the development and implementation of Project/programs;

● Ensure compliance with organizational policy and procedures;

● Provide full support in achieving the project outcomes on time;

● Actively contribute to the ADPC body of knowledge;

● Strong desire to learn and willing to undertake new challenges; and

● Self-confident; willingness to work hard.

E. Required Qualifications and Specification

Education

● Master's degree in disaster/climate risk management, urban planning, environmental science, public health, development, and planning or similar fields;

● A relevant first-level university degree in the above fields with demonstrated capacity with work experience in disaster risk management, urban resilience related subjects may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

● Minimum five years of experience in the field of project management with strong coordination skills with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in disaster and climate risk management/reduction projects;

● Practical experience of working in a multi-cultural team and ability to work independently and under pressure;

● Experience working with an international organization is a plus.

*Competencies

● Familiarity with disaster risk management, urban resilience, climate change adaptation, institutional system, and disaster management system in Viet Nam;

● Experience in data collection, organizing trainings, workshops, and meetings;

● Ability to network, coordinate and cooperate with government authorities, local communities and other partners and build strong mutual relationships; and

● Sensitivity to cultural differences, ability to adapt to the context and work under pressure.

Language skills

Excellent Vietnamese and English communication skills.

F. Reporting Relationships

Project Coordinator will report to Director of Urban Resilience Department and work in close coordination with the Project Manager in Viet Nam and other project team members at the Headquarters of ADPC to carry out different activities under the program.

G. Contract Duration:

The contract duration will be for 2 years with possibility of extension, depending on performance and the availability of funds.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested Candidates can submit the completed ADPC application form, (downloadable from www.adpc.net or ADPC Website ), resume, copy of degrees/certificate(s) together with a cover letter, to adpcjobs@adpc.net within 5 May 2021, at midnight, Bangkok time.

We encourage diversity in our workplace and support an inclusive work environment and therefore females are especially encouraged to apply.

Note:

Qualified applicants may be evaluated through a competency-based interview and/or other assessment methods. Applicant who submits incomplete documents required as listed above will not be considered.

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Global Network Officer

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:27:49 +0000

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 30 Apr 2021

The Role: Global Network Officer

Scope:

The Network Engineer Officer is part of the Enterprise Technology team whom through collaboration will design, build, and maintain functional and secure networks within the organization globally. The role holder will support a global team of engineers around the world to help troubleshoot and optimize SCI Networks for the users we serve globally using the follow the sun service model in a 24/7 business operation. Proactive monitoring of Network performance is imperative for this role to identify issues or threats early so mitigating action may be taken to prevent impact on business-critical services.

The role holder will consult with the Enterprise Technology Manager and Global Humanitarian Technology Manager for setting the strategy and selection of service providers and solutions to meet field communication needs in SCI's operations outside the UK. The role holder acts as the central point of contact for the Global Field Technology Manager for the technology part of all SCI emergency responses.
The role holder will business partner with Regional Heads of Business Solutions, Business Solution Specialists and Country Office IT Leads to ensure that RO/CO/Centre staff have network access

aligned to Save the Children's Standards and policies ensuring users are getting the minimum bandwidth as per Country Office Operating Model bandwidth KPI that is defined to ensure SCI's staff can access SCI line of business applications. Also, will be the point of contact for all CO/RO in regards of all network-related aspects globally.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

Essential
* Industry-related experience as a Network Engineer or Network Administrator
* Professional certification (e.g. CCNP, CCDP, Fortinet, Meraki)
* Background in network administration and architecture
* In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP), VPN's and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)
* Familiarity with access control models and network security
* Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds, PRTG network tools)
* Solid understanding of network operating systems (FortiOS, Cisco IOS)
* Sharp troubleshooting skills
* Ability to work independently
* Organizational and mentoring skills
* BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

Desirable
* Official vendor certifications from field technologies
* Project Management or IT management framework

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.
This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.
The position is planned to be based in Panamá, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, or Peru.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YXRtLmFzYS4wNjg3OC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpb...

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Technical Advisor II - Social Cohesion & Justice Integration

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:27:22 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 16 May 2021

With the launch of its Agency Strategy, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) seeks to catalyze development and humanitarian outcomes at scale. To this end, CRS is investing in six Strategic Change Platforms (SCPs) of which SCP1 is focused on*Fostering Just and Cohesive Societies*. Under SCP1, social cohesion and justice are seen as force multipliers that accelerate and amplify the effectiveness and sustainability of impact across sectors. In the initial 3-year seed investment period (2020-2022), SCP1 is focusing on three main areas of activity: developing a stronger evidence base for social cohesion and justice integration; piloting integration with other SCPs; and strengthening staff and partner competencies for social cohesion and justice integration. Internal and external influence activities are also part of the initial workplan and are integral to achieving the SCP1 goal of enhancing development and humanitarian outcomes through systematic integ ration of social cohesion and justice.
Job Summary: You will provide technical advice, guidance, and support to a range of social cohesion and justice integration program design and implementation issues with a focus on scaling pilots of other SCPs in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor interests, and industry best practices to advance transformational change at scale. Your technical knowledge, advice and guidance will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ social cohesion and justice programming is across the globe. Key priorities include: adaptation of tools, methodologies, and resources for ready uptake in other CRS SCPs, with particular focus on Sustainable Landscapes and Livelihoods/SCP3 (including Natural Resource Management) and Safe & Dignified Homes & Communities/SCP2 (including Shelter & Settlements); supporting pilot integration efforts with these and other SCPs; and contributing to integration standards and guidance based on learning from these pilot experiences.

Location: Headquarters / Telecommuting

This is a time-limited position under CRS’ initial SCP1 investment and is funded only through September 2022.
Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of agency-wide strategies, standards, tools, and best practices in social cohesion and justice integration that effectively engage partners, donors and governments.
  • Provide technical solutions for social cohesion and justice integration to SCP, regional and Country Program (CP) teams working on pilot scaling efforts. This will include leading and/or assisting in adapting tools and methodologies for integration while maintaining program quality and partnership standards and best practices. Work closely with colleagues from other sectors to understand their sectoral approaches and processes and to identify integration opportunities.
  • Contribute to knowledge management and learning through collecting and analyzing program data, evaluating strategic projects, assisting with measuring program impact, capturing, and sharing lessons learned and best practices, and research and internal reports. Work closely with SCP staff and research advisors to ensure that CRS is generating rigorous evidence from integration pilots.
  • Contribute to regional and CP efforts to pre-position CRS for high-priority growth opportunities integrated programming. In some cases, contribute to the technical design for large and/or complex proposals, including defining appropriate monitoring systems and indicators. Advise project teams on integrating donor strategies, priorities and technical requirements into CRS’ approach.
  • Contribute to capacity strengthening initiatives for staff and partners in line with the forthcoming competency model for social cohesion and justice integration as well as the tools adapted for specific sectors through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and mentoring and coaching to CP staff.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions. Participate in forums in the area of social cohesion and justice integration to collect and share best practices, promote CRS’ work and influence policy, funding and programmatic changes across the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding nexus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in peacebuilding, political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, public policy, or related fields required.
  • Minimum of five years relevant international working experience in an advisory or management role with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of three years working for programming interventions in peacebuilding, social cohesion, justice and/or governance.
  • Previous experience providing technical assistance and developing successful proposals for external donor funding is required.
  • Demonstrated application of technical principles and concepts in social cohesion and justice, particularly as applied in integrated programming. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
  • Experience in business development, project design and proposal development in social cohesion and justice, especially as integrated with other sectors, and including technical writing.
  • Experience in mentoring, coaching, facilitation, and training applying adult learning principles and practices.
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation, including applying data collection tools and methodologies, data analysis, and data presentation.
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Required Languages - Excellent written and oral English required, French strongly preferred, Spanish desirable.
Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 40%
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

How to apply:

https://www.aplitrak.com/...

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Delegate, Country Support Platform (CSP) Manager

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:26:14 +0000

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 29 Apr 2021

Job Purpose

The Delegate, CSP Technical Support will, using their knowledge and experience in Public Health reach out to and foster an active networking and interaction role with GTFCC member organizations, academia, consultants and other bodies to identify, screen and match specific multi-disciplinary cholera related expertise for cholera affected countries who request such support. This is in alignment with the multi-sectoral approach to cholera control as elaborated in the GTFCC cholera roadmap bringing together technical expertise in epidemiology, surveillance, laboratory testing, community engagement, immunization and WASH to serve country level requirements.

The Delegate will further develop the ‘request for support’ mechanism with the GTFCC and CSP Field team to ensure rapid short-term and more medium or longer term relevant technical support requests are met by facilitating both remote and in-country missions. The majority of technical support missions will be provided, facilitated and funded directly by the providing organizations\bodies to government authorities, thus the Delegate's role will be in most cases a coordination and quality control function. There may also be Red Cross\Red Crescent deployments which will be managed separately and directly by the established IFRC Surge and HR procedures in the normal manner conducted by the IFRC HR Department.

The Delegate will act in close regular consultation and report to the CSP Coordinator and the WHO Team Lead Cholera Control and Epidemic Diarrheal Diseases position that also leads the GTFCC Secretariat.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Delegate, CSP Technical Support is responsible to ensure specific technical support (principally in identifying experts in epidemiology, surveillance, laboratory testing, community engagement, immunization and WASH) that are available upon request from cholera affected countries from a broad range of expertise and providers for overall delivery of the cholera roadmap and the technical objectives of the GTFCC and specific NCP’s.

S/he will work with a multi-disciplinary team, under the direction of the CSP Coordinator, and will contribute to the overall objectives of the GFTCC and specifically in providing tailored and targeted support (for example in preparing for Oral Vaccine Cholera campaigns; undertaking cholera hot-spot surveys and mapping; establishing or strengthening laboratory or rapid testing for cholera; providing expertise for both ‘real time’ or regular evaluations or reviews to identify best practice or mitigation of challenges and other support as requested for improved cholera programming or control).

Wherever possible or practical, the Delegate will encourage South-South use of expertise and identify capacity building opportunities for expertise that may be available from less developed countries in the field of Public Health. S/he will act, through the CSP Coordinator, in close regular consultation and collaboration with the WHO Team Lead Cholera Control and Epidemic Diarrheal Diseases position that also leads the GTFCC Secretariat.

Duties will include:

Technical support and Coordination:

Under the direction of the CSP Coordinator, identify potential technical support and expertise from a network of GTFCC members organizations (such as GOARN, CDC, John Hopkins etc) and other potential providers and offer those individuals and potential providers to country level stakeholders who will then facilitate their deployment in coordination with the CSP Field based team and national counterparts. It will be the responsibility of country level stakeholders, especially government partners, to facilitate any deployments.

  • Act as primary liaison between CSP Coordinator and technical support providers, their networks and field based CSP team and national counterparts.
  • Coordinate and enable interactions between the CSP field-based team and the GTFCC secretariat, WHO cholera team focal points, the GTFCC Working Groups and GTFCC partners as required before, during and after technical support deployments.
  • Contribute to CSP Team, under the direction of the CSP Coordinator in delivering on the basis of the approved CSP Project Proposal, Results Tracker and Budget and contribute to the management of any revisions required of those documents during the duration of the project.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the CSP Advocacy and Resource Mobilization strategy and related activities, particularly in identifying and encouraging the use of ‘in-kind’ technical support.
  • Contribute to identifying ‘in-kind’ technical support from external providers therefore, contributing to resource mobilisation.
  • Contribute to the financial management of the CSP by supporting the budget holder when required and support coordination of the team’s activities reflecting the GTFCC vision and objectives.
  • Contribute to cholera interventions that are coherent, evidence based, aligned with government and GTFCC Roadmap objectives and strategy.

Monitoring

  • Provide advice and guidance to the GTFCC and country level teams to establish a post deployment evaluation system for the GTFCC to measure impact and effectiveness of deployments that they undertake, which is outside the remit of the IFRC.
  • Contribute to the CSP Monitoring and Evaluation framework and produce regular reports and analysis.
  • Contribute to all required internal and external reporting, both narrative and financial, and submitted following IFRC internal procedures and protocols to meet with IFRC and donor requirements in a timely manner.
  • In the case of RC\RC deployments and in liaison with the IFRC HR Management Department, the officer might contribute to evaluations and reviews.

Education

  • Relevant degree or post-graduate study in public health, international health, or program management is required
  • Relevant degree or post-graduate study in Human Resource Capacity Building is preferredExperience

Experience

  • At least 3 years working experience in a role that supported a field-based team in humanitarian or developmental programming.
  • At least 3 years working experience in human resources management and networking in a management and supervisory position.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a multicultural environment, with developing countries and/or with an international organisation or INGO at management level

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • Broad knowledge of Human Resource Management or Human Resource Capacity Building, Training and establishing or supporting HR rosters in the humanitarian or development field
  • Programme, project management and networking
  • Results oriented and demand driven individual, entrepreneurial, ability to lead in unprecedented and/or ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead within a matrix management structure and utilise talent and experience of team members in a productive way.
  • Outstanding networking, representational, communication and negotiation skills. An ability to be proactive and persuasive.
  • Demonstrated track record in innovating, contributing to a learning culture, sharing knowledge and new approaches to engaging partners.
  • Professional credibility, able to work effectively at all levels across the organisation
  • Proven good judgment and ability to work with complete integrity and confidentiality
  • High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural, multilingual, multidisciplinary environment.

Languages

  • Fluently spoken and written English
  • Good command of spoken and written French

*Competencies:** Communication; Collaboration and teamwork; Judgement and decision making; National society and customer relations; Creativity and innovation; Building trust

*Values:** Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability

How to apply:

Candidates meeting the requirements and interested in the position are invited to send a 1- page letter of motivation and a detailed CV, including 3 references, to the following link not later than April 29, 2021.

Delegate, Country Support Platform Manager

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Education in Emergency Specialist Mozambique

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:25:44 +0000

Country: Mozambique
Organization: We World GVC
Closing date: 30 Apr 2021

Position: Education in Emergency Specialist Mozambique

Project: REDE-EDUCAMA (Disaster Reduction and Education in Cabo Delgado and Manica)

Location: Pemba with regular travels to projects areas and Chimoio and Maputo office

Type of contract: a first 3 (three) month collaboration contract subject to verification of the achievement of specific objectives (these objectives will be agreed together with the Country Representative upon arrival on assignment); a second collaboration contract of 9 (nine) months renewable, following the positive evaluation of the first three months of contract.

Deadline: 30/04/2021

Starting date: July/August 2021

Gross Salary: to be defined according to the candidate’s profile

Description

WeWorld-GVC, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision. At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).

Working context

WeWorld-GVC has been working in Mozambique since 2000 with development and emergency projects in the fields of education, food security and DRR in the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Zambézia and Cabo Delgado. WeWorld-GVC carries out emergency projects in the provinces of Manica and Cabo Delgado; a three-year project to mitigate Niño drought effects in the province of Maputo starting in 2018 and in 2019 it has been intervening in response to IDAI and Kenneth cyclone to assist affected populations and in 2020 it has been intervening in response to COVID-19, social cohesion and peacebuilding in Cabo Delgado province.

At present, our main donors in the country are Italy (AICS), the EU (ECHO), the UN (UNICEF, WFP, UNDP and FAO) and Swiss Cooperation.

The project intend to contribute to improving Education Services and Risk governance in highly vulnerable rural and urban areas frequently exposed to hydro-meteorological hazards and to the effects of climate change. Specifically, the project is aimed at providing emergency Education services and strengthening and consolidating national and local capacities to prepare for and be the first to respond to rapid onset natural and man-made disasters in Cabo Delgado and Manica provinces.

The action focuses on three pillars:

· improved access and retention to safe and protective learning environment for IDPs and affected host community girls and boys and strengthened education systems to prepare for and respond to disasters (PEBE) in 16 schools in 5 Districts

· strengthened the capacity of vulnerable communities, national, provincial and local institutions to improve man-made and natural disasters preparedness and response in Cabo Delgado and Manica Province

Job description

The Education in Emergency (EiE) Specialist will be responsible for the successful implementation of the education activities, providing guidance to the project team in achieving the agreed goals within in the respect of time, quality and budget standards. In addition it is required to support the Country Representative in expanding the education action of WeWorld-GVC in Mozambique.

Main taks and Responsabilities

Project Management:

· Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the emergencies coordinator
· Provide supervision, guidance, coordination and monitoring of the education staff, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities and encouraging effective team work
· In collaboration with the Country Representative, contribute to the development, upgrade and implementation of an appropriate and effective strategy for the involved sectors of intervention
· Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of the results, assess project impact and effective use of resources
· Provide quality advise to the donors on issues that may impact the achievement of project outcomes
· Validate the work plans prepared by education official
· Supervise quality and transparency of the data reported
· Provide the emergencies coordinator with regular action plans/project updates and advise of any deviations from the plan

Coordination and Representation:

· Ensure relations with communities and local government are in place
· Support in the establishment and maintenance of relations with other NGOs
· Ensure constant and cooperative relation with Donors
· Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned project staff, and relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships
· Participate in education coordination meetings, representing We World-GVC and feeding back the Country Representative with relevant issues and updates
· Organize relevant meetings/presentations of the education to the relevant stakeholders and follow up the implementation
· Participate in internal coordination meetings held in WeWorld-GVC Offices
· Participate in the education cluster meeting
· Participate in the monthly PM meeting called by Donors

HR Management:**

· Participate in the recruitment process and training of education team staff as required by project plans with program coordinator
· Manage the information flow between the education official
· Direct line management of the education official
· Technical training for the staff of the organization
· Lead and motivate the project team by building a collaborative work environment
· Ensure proactive attitude and inputs towards identification of training for staff
· Ensure that behavioural expectations of team members are established
· Ensure that performance reviews are conducted

Monitoring of project activities and Administrative:

· Definition of the monitoring plan and specific tools to assess the progress of the project
· Monitoring of activities implementation and of results/objectives achievement through field visits, meetings with partners and stakeholders, data collection and analysis
· Manage the education activities budget and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet WeWorld-GVC standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance, in strict collaboration with WeWorld-GVC Administrator in Mozambique and in the HQ

Reporting and Accountability:**

· Setting up and monitoring of periodic (monthly) internal reporting to be filled in by partner and project staff
· Drawing up of narrative and financial reports, interim and final (in collaboration with WeWorld-GVC local office and headquarters) to be sent to the donor in compliance with agreed procedures and time schedule
· Prepare activity/project reports and analysis of the data collected on a regular basis or upon request
· Support on technical, financial and any other report upon request
· Provide regular reports/updates to the Country Representative on all activities carried out
· Any other task not here listed and necessary to the projects and activities
· During, or at the end of the assignment, provide a proper handover

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Knowledge

· Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, international affairs or related field required
· Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Italian or English
· Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Portuguese/Spanish
· Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint**

Professional experience

· At least three years of professional humanitarian experience
· Proved experience in managing projects funded by UE and UNICEF
· Experience in Education in Emergencies

Skills and Abilities

· Demonstrable program/technical and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills
· Ability to assess needs and write new project proposal
· Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent We World in consortium, clusters and with donors
· Strong negotiation skills
· Leadership, planning, organization and teamwork skills
· Proven ability to design and lead training engagements with staff and partners to enhance skills and adapt to changing program demands
· Proactive and dynamic attitude
· Ability to adapt and work under constraint, under pressure and in complex and multicultural contexts
· Interpersonal skills and intercultural approach
· Good listening and communication skills
· Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
· Positive attitude to work, self-reflective, motivated, inspired, collegial
· Strong commitment to the Mission of WeWorld-GVC, genuine interest for international cooperation development topics
· Demonstrates integrity with regards to NGO values and ethical standards
· Displays cultural, gender, religion, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
· Treats all people fairly without favoritism

How to apply:

Please apply at: https://weworld.intervieweb.it/jobs/education_in_emergency_specialist_moza...

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MEMBER AMSTERDAM EMERGENCY TEAM - LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:25:14 +0000

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 2 May 2021

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Artsen zonder Grenzen is an international, independent medical humanitarian organisation. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. We are a non-profit, self-governed, memberbased organisation. MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors. Today, we are a worldwide movement of more than 67,000 people.

MSF coordinates operations through collaborations between global offices. The 'MSF Operational Centre Amsterdam' (OCA) is a partnership that is composed of the partners MSF-Canada, MSF-Germany, MSF-SARA, MSF-Sweden, MSF-Holland and MSF-United Kingdom. MSF-OCA operates medical humanitarian interventions in about 25 countries with more than 11,000 staff.

The Emergency Support Department (ESD) is part of the Operations Department and plays a fundamental role in responding to medical and humanitarian emergencies: The ESD conducts exploratory and assessment missions; initiates and manages large scale emergency interventions; supports emergency interventions managed by regular desks; provides support to the organisation and existing missions in promoting and guarding emergency response capacity; and supports the management of operations in highly insecure environments. The ESD consists of a headquarter-based Emergency Desk (5 permanent staff) and an Emergency Team for deployment in the field (approx 20 positions).

At Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our employees. Our diversity fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our beneficiaries and the communities in which we work. We welcome applications from individuals of all genders, ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, races, religions, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics.

The E Desk is accepting open applications at any time for any position. With immediate effect, the E Desk is particularly looking for a:

Logistics coordinator

MEMBER AMSTERDAM EMERGENCY TEAM

PLACE WITHIN THE ORGANISATION

  • Overall: reports to the Head of Emergency Support Department in Amsterdam.

  • During field assignments the reporting line maybe under the Head of Mission of the country management team (CMT), the Emergency Coordinator (EmCo) or directly to the Emergency Manager in Amsterdam, depending on the situation.

  • There is a functional line to the HQ based advisor for logistics as well.

MAIN OBJECTIVE OF THE POST

To provide emergency response capacity for the field. This could be starting up new interventions but often consists of providing support within existing missions/projects, either to support in key positions or respond to emergencies within those missions.

DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB

The main responsibility is preparation and implementation of emergency missions/new projects. You will find yourself functioning as a logistics coordinator in countries dealing with emergencies.

Flexibility and adaptability is key in this role. We are looking for an all-rounder who can do what is necessary. You may carry out exploratory missions, you may be asked to function in other supportive roles in logistics (according to your experience) at project or coordination level for start-up projects or gap-fill in challenging projects.

You therefore need to be able to:

  • Carry out assessments and exploratory missions focusing on logistics in health structures and populations at risk

  • Support in closing projects/missions when necessary

  • Contribute to the development of an intervention strategy in emergency project or country responses

  • Function as the coordinator at capital level (part of country management team) in emergency projects or existing projects (interim management)

  • Prepare, plan, implement, monitor and report on logistics interventions

  • Represent MSF as part of internal and external coordination platforms and bodies

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of training programs for emergency and non-emergency staff

  • Contribute to the further development of learning and development kits (organisational level) and other innovations

  • Contribute to evaluations/reviews carried out of emergency intervention projects

  • Contribute to the maintenance, development and implementation of guidelines, in liaison with the different support departments at HQ

  • Emergency Team members spend about 90% of their work days (excluding holidays) in field locations and the remaining working time at HQ for briefing/debriefing/trainings/desk work or other tasks.

PROFILE

Essential:

  • At least 18 months field experience with one of the MSF sections in at least two different projects, of which at least one emergency project or a med/high security setting, and at least one in a coordination position (LogCo)

  • Knowledge of Logistical support in humanitarian programs.

  • Ability to adjust logistical support setup to changes in context/operations.

  • Ability to critical reflect on existing setups.

  • Experience of logistics in emergencies, with a strong focus in supply management and security

  • An understanding of and experience with most of the below logistical/program specialties: Supply, Cold chain, Transport, Communication / ICT, Security management, Construction, WatSan, Energy

  • Proven organizational skills, diplomatic skills and experience with the representation of MSF in order to develop community participation strategies and engage other actors (internal and external)

  • Ability to prioritise work, demonstrable (people) management skills

  • Have a “can do mentality” with the capacity to motivate a team into action and communicate clearly your vision and decisions

  • Maintain a positive outlook and attitude

  • A flexible and solution oriented mentality and the ability to be decisive in chaotic circumstances

  • Knowledge of standard software within MSF-OCA (Word/Excel/Outlook)

  • Willingness to travel to any required area, frequently at short notice

  • Fluent in English

  • Proven flexibility and solution-oriented mentality;

  • Ability to work independently and be decisive in chaotic circumstances;

  • Positive, can-do attitude. Focuses on the win’s and not barriers to success;

  • Willingness to travel to any required area, frequently at short notice;

  • Able to work in teams and under stressful conditions;

Desirable:

  • Experience in logistical management of a variety of MSF response to emergencies. At least in one of the more general settings which include response to meningitis, measles, cholera, ebola or malnutrition, in displacement settings, camp settings, natural disaster or conflict & violence settings.

  • Experience with NFI/Food/Targeted distributions, WatSan community programs

  • Experience in closing or opening a MSF project or mission

  • Experience in collapsed states (CAR, South Sudan), heavy administrative missions (Ethiopia, Middle East, Asia) and/or high security (Yemen, Syria etc.)

  • French speaking and/or Arabic speaking

  • Extensive knowledge and experience using OCA standard data tools, incl. Unifield

WE OFFER

  • A fulltime appointment for 1 year with a potential option to renew;

  • Salary is the same at the regular Logistics Coordinator position according to the field function grid. It thus depends on three factors: domicile, level of responsibility and experience on the job. Candidate’s domicile determines which MSF section will act as employer;

  • 45 holidays per year;

  • Completion bonus of 1.5 month of extra salary after completion of every 12 months commitment;

  • Prioritisation for trainings in MSF (external trainings additionally and considered)

  • A challenging position within a stimulating, professional working environment in a major international organization

FURTHER INFORMATION

Additional information about the vacancy can be requested from

Adeline Degratet +34 935 213 051

adeline.degratet@msf.org

How to apply:

If you recognize yourself in the profile, please click here to apply directly via our website.

The application deadline is 02 May 2021.

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MEMBER AMSTERDAM EMERGENCY TEAM - FIELD EPIDEMIOLOGIST

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:24:47 +0000

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 2 May 2021

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Artsen zonder Grenzen is an international, independent medical humanitarian organisation. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. We are a non-profit, self-governed, memberbased organisation. MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors. Today, we are a worldwide movement of more than 67,000 people.

MSF coordinates operations through collaborations between global offices. The 'MSF Operational Centre Amsterdam' (OCA) is a partnership that is composed of the partners MSF-Canada, MSF-Germany, MSF-SARA, MSF-Sweden, MSF-Holland and MSF-United Kingdom. MSF-OCA operates medical humanitarian interventions in about 25 countries with more than 11,000 staff.

The Emergency Support Department (ESD) is part of the Operations Department and plays a fundamental role in responding to medical and humanitarian emergencies: The ESD conducts exploratory and assessment missions; initiates and manages large scale emergency interventions; supports emergency interventions managed by regular desks; provides support to the organisation and existing missions in promoting and guarding emergency response capacity; and supports the management of operations in highly insecure environments. The ESD consists of a headquarter-based Emergency Desk (5 permanent staff) and an Emergency Team for deployment in the field (20 positions).

At Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), we are committed to an inclusive culture that encourages and supports the diverse voices of our employees. Our diversity fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our beneficiaries and the communities in which we work. We welcome applications from individuals of all genders, ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, races, religions, beliefs, ability status, and all other diversity characteristics.

The E Desk is accepting open applications at any time for any position. Currently the E Desk is particularly looking for a:

Field Epidemiologist

MEMBER AMSTERDAM EMERGENCY TEAM

PLACE WITHIN THE ORGANISATION

· Overall: reports to the Head of Emergency Support Department in Amsterdam.

· During field assignments reports to relevant Management Team (MT) member at the capital level, Emergency Coordinator (EmCo) or directly to the Medical Emergency Manager in Amsterdam, dependant on the response set-up

· Liaises with relevant Epi Advisors in OCA for technical guidance

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE POST

To provide epidemiological technical support to emergency responses (in the field 80%) and potential assignment to non-emergency missions for support.

The role will most often consist of providing support within existing missions/projects, to either support in key positions or respond to emergencies within those missions. These responses may be under the management of the MT in country, or under the direct management of the Emergency Desk, depending on the situation.

DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB

· Conduct rapid epidemiological health assessment; design and implement population based surveys on request

· Analyse the available medical data together with the medical team to orient emergency interventions being implemented.

· Conduct epidemiological follow-up with regards to epidemics and implementing specific monitoring systems and databases for diseases with outbreak potential.

· Strengthen existing methods of surveillance within emergency responses, supporting emergency medical teams in collecting and analysing health-related data. Implement and adapt the MSF-OCA Health Information System for emergency interventions as required.

· Support in design and implementation of alternate methods of surveillance in relevant program areas (accessible and inaccessible) in order to generate a comprehensive understanding of population dynamics and movements, existing livelihoods in these communities (access to water, shelter, food), disease burdens of greatest concern and possibly the detection of unusual health events.

· In new emergencies, assist with background research on country profiles and epidemiological risks

· Contribute to emergency support activities including: scanning, emergency preparation, guideline maintenance, MSF trainings, nutritional surveys on request

· Emergency Team Members spend about 90% of their work days (so excluding holidays) in field locations and the remaining at the headquarters for briefing/debriefing/trainings other.

PROFILE

Essential:

· Graduate or post graduate qualification in Epidemiology;

· Knowledge of emergency public health, infectious and communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases programming;

· Minimal 12 months field experience with one of the MSF sections

· Field experience with one of the MSF sections in more than 3 different projects, of which at least one emergency project and one high security setting;

· Basic knowledge of standards in MSF projects, including emergencies and epidemics, rapid assessment, closed and open setting health surveillance, design and implementation of survey methodologies;

· Experience with one or more of the following emergency responses: cholera outbreak, VHF, meningitis or measles outbreak, mass vaccination, nutritional crisis;

· Good knowledge and experience with regards to IT software for processing texts, and standard software within MSF-OCA (Excel, Epi info, Stata, OCA HIS tools);

· Proven organizational skills, diplomatic skills and experience with the representation of MSF;

· Strong people management skills;

· English language skills;

· Proven flexibility and solution-oriented mentality;

· Ability to work independently and be decisive in chaotic circumstances;

· Positive, can-do attitude. Focuses on the win’s and not barriers to success;

· Willingness to travel to any required area, frequently at short notice;

· Able to work in teams and under stressful conditions;

Desirable:

· Qualified Medical Practitioner or Registered Nurse.

· Has worked as a Nurse or Doctor or in a Coordination position in at least one mission.

· Experience working in middle income contexts.

· French, Spanish and/or Arabic language skills.

WE OFFER

· A fulltime appointment for 1 year with a potential option to renew;

· Salary is dependent on three main factors: domicile, level of responsibility and experience on the job. Candidate’s domicile determines which MSF section will act as employer;

· 45 days annual leave;

· Completion bonus of 1.5 month of extra salary after completion of every 12 months commitment and

· A challenging position within a stimulating, professional working environment in a major international organization.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

Additional information about the vacancy can be requested from

Adeline Degratet +34 935 213 051

adeline.degratet@msf.org

How to apply:

If you recognize yourself in the profile, please click here to apply directly via our website.

Please upload a letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae in English as one combined document.

The application deadline is 02 May 2021.

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Research Assistant, Africa Center - RESEA01705-00001

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:23:47 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: US Institute of Peace
Closing date: 16 May 2021

Who We Are

Peace is our commitment. The United States Institute of Peace represents the American people’s shared values and commitment to peace around the world. We know that Peace is Security – it advances both U.S. and international security by preventing, managing, and mitigating violent conflict.

We are an independent, non-partisan institution and are actively engaged with peacebuilding efforts around the world. Together we tackle the toughest problems and hold fast to the possibility of a more peaceful world. (To learn more about USIP programs and job openings, go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.

If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front-row seat on the world stage, USIP is the place for you.

JOB BRIEF

The Research Assistant will provide research and support to the Vice President of the Africa Center on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

  • Pay: $15.00-$15.75/hour
  • Work schedule: 20 Hours/Week Expected
  • Start Date: May 2021

RESPONSIBILITIES

Programmatic Operations:

  • Supports and conducts research and writing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and its intersections with peacebuilding as directed by the Vice President of the Africa Center;
  • Provide support for virtual and in-person (when possible) events on DEI and peacebuilding, including setting up virtual meetings, reserving rooms, developing invitations, monitoring RSVPs, ordering food and supplies, arranging room set-up, and serving as the primary point-of-contact for attendees;
  • Develops promotional and informative descriptions of events for internal USIP staff members and external guests;
  • Drafts, edits, and updates program informational items for internal USIP staff members and external guests (e.g., web content, project pages, special reports, fact sheets, etc.);
  • Participates in the strategic planning and work plan development for the Africa Center more broadly;
  • Participates in regular Africa Center meetings andUSIP’s internal conversations related to DEI as necessary;
  • Monitors ongoing developments and innovations in DEI and its intersections with peacebuilding; and
  • Completes special assignments as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree (in-progress) required. Ph.D. (in-progress) strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with the literature and/or practice around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
  • Knowledge of peacebuilding, conflict resolution, or security fields preferred.
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience living and working overseas or other cross-cultural communication experience.
  • Proficiency in French and/or Arabic preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheet applications, including a basic understanding of necessary budget and accounting procedures.
  • Must be a full-time university student in the United States.

USIP's Research Assistant program is administered through the Consortium of Universities in the Washington Metropolitan area. Any full-time university student in the Washington area is eligible for these openings.

All USIP contract and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. A brief writing sample demonstrating your research and writing ability

For questions about this position please email recruitment@usip.org. Do not send resumes or attachments to this email address.

Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.

No Phone Calls. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment only.

USIP is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:
https://ars2.equest.com/...

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Country Project Development Officer – Ramallah

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:23:20 +0000

Country: occupied Palestinian territory
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 16 May 2021

Fixed term | 6 months | ASAP

ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.

ACTED Occupied Palestinian Territory - OPT

ACTED has been present in the West Bank since 2007 and Gaza since 2008, with 3 offices in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Gaza. The NGO intervenes to meet the needs of vulnerable populations whose living conditions have deteriorated in recent years. The teams address urgent needs, support the rehabilitation and reconstruction of homes and agricultural assets. Beyond recovery programming, ACTED is also carrying out innovative initiatives to strengthen populations’ capacities in the areas of digital technologies, tourism and social entrepreneurship.

You will be in charge of

1. Fundraising

Context Analysis

  • Analyse the country’s socio-economic situation, (donor) trends, needs and gaps
  • Regularly conduct stakeholder analysis, in particular who does what and where (3W)

External relations

  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with donors
  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups, Alliance2015, consortia and academia
  • Regularly update a directory of donors, international and local NGOs, other partners and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the reporting to national and local authorities as required by ACTED registration/legal status in country
  • In the absence of Technical Coordinators, represent ACTED in key clusters and working group meetings

Fundraising and proposal development

  • Identify funding opportunities;
  • Contribute to the identification of potential relevant international and/or local partners (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.) to be included in proposals
  • Liaise with AMEU to contribute to the ToRs of assessments to be conducted for proposal development and to request their input in the logframe development (esp. formulation of SMART indicators)
  • Contribute to the development of fundraising documents (be it expression of Interests/ Concept Notes/ Proposals) in line with ACTED country strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with ACTED HQ GMU (Grant Management Unit) and finance
  • Liaise with Area Coordinators, Project Managers and Technical Coordinators to ensure that proposals are relevant and technically sound
  • Integrate learning from previous interventions (e.g. lessons learnt and best practices) into new proposals
  • Involve FLATS teams in the development of fundraising documents, particularly finance for the budget and logistics in case of specific donor procurement rules

Contracting

  • Contribute to addressing in a timely manner all comments by donors on proposals in liaison with relevant staff in country and ACTED HQ GMU and finance
  • Read thoroughly all contracts before signature, seeking ACTED HQ GMU and finance advice when required

2. Grant Management

Contract follow-up

  • Ensure that contractual obligations (including visibility requirements) and reporting deadlines are known and met by Programme, AMEU and FLATS team
  • When any issue is identified in meeting deliverables in the given timeframe and budget, inform relevant staff in country and seek ACTED HQ Program Department advice on potential solutions that would meet donor rules

Reporting

  • Participate in and take minutes of kick-off and close out meetings for each project
  • Write quality narrative reports, reflecting the progress and status of projects in a transparent, timely and professional manner, in liaison with ACTED HQ GMU and finance, which will contribute ultimately to steady cash inflow
  • Work in close relation with AMEU to incorporate AME data (incl. data on input, process, output, outcome and impact indicators, lessons learnt and best practices) in reports and review M&E reports from AMEU
  • Liaise with FLATS teams when preparing reports, especially with finance to ensure greater coherence between financial and narrative reports by crosschecking the matching of data in the narrative and financial reports
  • Contribute to the monthly update of the Reporting Follow Up (RFU) and ensure smooth and regular communication with ACTED HQ GMU
  • Ensure ad hoc requests from donors are addressed in liaison with the CD, programme and support teams

Partner Follow-up

  • Liaise with partners when required to develop relevant grant agreements in close coordination with ACTED HQ GMU and finance
  • Ensure partners report to ACTED in a timely and qualitative manner as per the requirements of the grant agreement

3. Internal Coordination

Internal Coordination and Communication

  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication and information sharing from the Base, to the Area, Capital, and even up to the regional and HQ offices by taking minutes of the various ACTED coordination meetings
  • Ensure these meeting minutes are sent monthly to HQ
  • Keep ACTED HQ GMU and finance updated on latest developments, opportunities and challenges so that GMU can best advice on the way forward

Filing

  • File properly contractual project documents both in hard and soft copies
  • Update regularly the Resource Centre at the office with appropriate and relevant external and internal resources

4. External Communication

Contribute to ACTED external communication strategy by feeding regularly ACTED HQ Communication Department with informal updates on projects, a flash news, pictures, articles on projects progress and/or specific events for ACTED communication tools, including, but not limited to, ACTED Newsletter, websites and ACTED Annual Report

Ensure the update and design of in country communication and visibility tools and publications, their dissemination and availability to ACTED teams, as well as the capitalization of media and pictures of the mission

Expected skills and qualifications
  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programs
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
Conditions
  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances
How to apply:

Please send your application by email (jobs@acted.org) under Ref : PDO/OPT

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Chief of party | Thailand | 2021

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:22:58 +0000

Country: Thailand
Organization: Chemonics
Closing date: 5 May 2021

Chemonics seeks a chief of party for the USAID Southeast Asia’s Smart Power Program (SEA-SPP). The Activity will advance economic growth and development in Southeast Asia through ensuring secure and market-driven energy sectors. The program aims to enhance energy security in Southeast Asia by creating open and transparent energy markets, promoting energy trade, and transforming the energy sector to improve access to clean, reliable, affordable energy. The Activity will support US climate priorities to enhance global action for near-term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and net-zero global emissions by mid-century. SEA-SPP will focus on three objectives:

  1. Improve performance of energy utilities
  2. Increase deployment of advanced energy systems
  3. Enhance energy trade and integration

The chief of party position will be based in Bangkok, Thailand. We are looking for a highly capable professional with proven large USAID program management skills, power sector development knowledge and work experience in SEA. Prior USAID chief of party experience is plus as is extensive energy sector work in South-East Asia. The ideal candidate will have more than 15 years relevant experience, a desire to advance to clean energy systems and a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall program leadership, direction, and technical expertise
  • Oversee all contractual and budgetary aspects of program management
  • Professionally represent Chemonics to USAID, host-country governments, host-country counterparts, and other program stakeholders
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID on daily implementation and contract management
  • Ensure that the work plan, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting efforts are aligned with contract requirements, program objectives, and USAID guidance; ensure the quality of deliverables and reports
  • Monitor and, where necessary, modify program assistance to achieve results; ensure that relevant, productive, and complementary activities are implemented effectively
  • Lead a diverse team of international and local experts to achieve program targets, produce deliverables, and nurture partnerships with key stakeholders, government counterparts, and other donors

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in energy policy, engineering, business, finance, economics, law, or relevant fields
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in managing energy sector projects and developing energy policy and regulations
  • Minimum of five years of experience with large-scale renewable energy programs
  • Experience managing and completing complex energy studies and analysis on various energy issues
  • Experience serving as a liaison to government officials, donor organizations, and private sector companies
  • Proven leadership ability, strategic vision, and experience managing large teams in culturally diverse settings
  • Familiarity with Southeast Asia’s energy sector, including its key energy enterprises and reform
  • Understanding of international development policies and USAID contract management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required
How to apply:

Submission Guidelines

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly submit your application to SEA-SPPRecruit@chemonics.com. Submission deadline is May 5, 2021. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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

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

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Economic Governance and Policy Technical Specialist

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:22:41 +0000

Country: Libya
Organization: DT Global
Closing date: 1 Sep 2021

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition - we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.

Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world. For more information please see: DT Global.

Position Summary:

DT Global is implementing a contract supporting USAID programs in the MENA region. Under this contract the Economic Governance and Policy Technical Specialist (EG) will support the technical staff of USAID/Libya Economic Growth Office (EGO) based in Tunisia.

Primary Responsibilities:

Ongoing: The Specialist will assist the EGO team undertaking tasks including but not limited to the following:

  • Assist COR/AOR in reviewing implementing partner products and track performance of project(s) against the terms of the contract/agreement/grant;
  • Assist COR/AOR in conducting monitoring and evaluation of program implementation, associated expenditures, and progress of project(s);
  • Assist with the development of briefings for USAID/Libya, Libya External Office (LEO), and other stakeholders, including the preparation of meeting/event/trip reports;
  • Provide periodic analysis of policies and trends that may affect USAID economic growth programming;
  • Attend meetings with USAID implementing partners, donors and international organizations and draft summaries for USAID's review;
  • Track social media, news and think tanks and provide policy recommendations on key topics;
  • Assist the AOR/COR in accruals and preparation for quarterly or biannual portfolio reviews; and
  • As requested, do TDY(s) to USAID's Middle East Regional Platform (MERP), based in Frankfurt, Germany and/or to the LEO in Tunis, Tunisia.

M&E: The Specialist will help EGO staff in the collection and monitoring of performance data on an ongoing basis and prepare reports of program/project/activity progress for use within the USAID/Libya Mission and relevant USAID offices around the world.

  • Attend implementing partner (IP) meetings that are in Libya, take notes and draft recommendations on how the trainings/workshops could be improved;
  • Assist in maintaining the mission performance management plan (PMP);
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of activity-level monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plans and ensure their effective use as management and information tools;
  • Assist with preparation of and submission of data for annual and other reports to Washington DC, ensuring the quality and relevance of data;
  • Prepare weekly updates, briefing papers, success stories, reports and press releases as assigned as well as specialized documents such as speeches, as needed;
  • Organize and coordinate public events related to USAID programs/projects/activities;
  • Provide interpretation, note-taking, and meeting readout support; and
  • Maintain knowledge of EGO project objectives, accomplishments, and development impacts to synthesize in writing or in briefs upon demand, especially for meetings, speeches, background papers and other USAID reporting requirements.

Policy Analysis: The Specialist is expected to remain current on economic, political, and social trends within Libya, especially among Government of Libya (GOL) counterparts that influence the implementation and potential impact of USAID's programs. To that end, the Specialist will support the EGO staff in analyzing current and pro-posed GOL policies and assessing their potential impact on USAID development objectives.

Other Duties: The Specialist will perform other duties as assigned and as such, must be flexible.

Education & Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as, but not limited to, international development or economics;
  • At least four (4) years of progressively responsible relevant work experience, which includes at least one (1) year of experience working in a developing country;
  • Experience in stabilization or post-conflict environments, particularly with program and grants development in these environments;
  • Experience in contract/grant management;
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment with a diverse staff;
  • Excellent English language writing and oral communication skills;
  • Fluency in Arabic language writing and oral communication skills;
  • Experience coordinating the implementation of activities working on sensitive stabilization or political transition objectives with other stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant field such as, but not limited to, international development, economics, or an MBA;
  • Interest and background in stabilization and transition programs;
  • Prior work experience in Libya

Core Competencies:

TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in build-ing a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.

COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to ad-dress multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.

CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.

PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DT Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

How to apply:

Please visit the DT Global website to submit your application.

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Administration Assistant (Procurement)

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:21:45 +0000

Country: Zimbabwe
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 7 May 2021
About the role

Crown Agents Zimbabwe is an international office of the Crown Agents Group set up to identify business opportunities, market and promote CA Group services in the Country and provide support services to businesses in Zimbabwe contracted by Crown Agents.

MAIN JOB PURPOSE

To provide front office assistance to all Crown Agents Zimbabwe visitors and provide complete procurement management functions for the office/projects following the Crown Agents guidelines.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB

Be aware of and adhere to company quality standards and procedures in accordance with Crown Agent’s commitment to working to the highest quality standards and striving for continual improvement.

Office reception

  • Answer incoming telephone line and field calls.
  • Attend to clients and guests and refer them the relevant members
  • Open and distribute mail
  • Arrange couriers and postage

Office administration

  • Implement effective records management system and ensure consistent filing system for the organisation
  • Monitor and order stationery supplies and maintain stationery register
  • Supervise office driver and ensure adherence to the standard operating procedure for vehicles
  • Maintain the petty cash and keep accurate records hereof

Procurement

  • Support the Office in the procurement requirements
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to Crown Agents procurement guidelines
  • Maintain and update the Crown Agents Zimbabwe database
  • Prepare weekly procurement reports for management

Secretarial

  • Manage all Crown Agents sponsored events and corporate functions
  • Ensure good hospitality for all visitors to Crown Agents Zimbabwe
  • Book appointments, make travel arrangements for the core staff
  • Liaise and organize meetings

Pensions

  • Provide liaison services for Central African Pension Fund

Where applicable, the Job Holder shall

1) undertake all procurement in compliance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) in accordance with the provisions of our Wholesale Distribution Authorisation (Human) (WDA (H)) issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and our United Kingdom Controlled Drug Licence issued by the Home Office

About you

Qualification

Secretarial/Administration course and working knowledge of basic procurement.

Experience

Proven track record in office administration including procurement.

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

https://www.crownagents.com/jobs/current-vacancies/detail/...

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Finance and Administration Officer

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:21:24 +0000

Country: Zimbabwe
Organization: Crown Agents
Closing date: 7 May 2021
About the role

Crown Agents Zimbabwe is an international office of the Crown Agents Group set up to identify business opportunities, market and promote CA Group services in the Country and provide support services to businesses in Zimbabwe contracted by Crown Agents.

MAIN JOB PURPOSE

To provide a complete financial and management accounting service to enable the Board and Management to meet statutory requirements. To assist with the human resources management. Duties cover both the Zimbabwe and Zambia offices.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB

Be aware of and adhere to company quality standards and procedures in accordance with Crown Agent’s commitment to working to the highest quality standards and striving for continual improvement

Tax and other statutory returns

  • Prepare and submit Crown Agents Zimbabwe corporation tax computations as per ZIMRA guidelines
  • Prepare and submit monthly VAT returns
  • Prepare and submit monthly PAYE returns
  • Prepare and submit all other statutory returns, e.g. NSSA, ZIMDEF, SDL
  • Reconciling the tax accounts with ZIMRA monthly

Management Accounting and payments

  • Prepare financial reports and supporting schedules according to underlying transactions.
  • Analyse income and expenses to ensure that they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis and reporting on variances from the budget
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare client invoices in the system
  • Prepare payment in the system and maintaining adequate filing

Statutory / Financial Accounting

  • Prepare Crown Agents Zimbabwe statutory accounts, liaising with Finance Manager
  • Assist with financial and project audits

Budgeting process

  • Active participation and contribution in the budget process and financial projections
  • Assist in the preparation of costing templates for various projects

Project Management

  • Management of projects as assigned by the Office

Human resources and office administration

  • Ensure that the firm adopts and maintains adequate human resource procedures sufficient to ensure staff are fully aware of their employment status in terms of both rights and duties
  • Assist with the preparation of contracts, termination letters and maintaining adequate filing
  • Coordinating the Due Diligence process and ensuring that employee files have correct documentation
  • Prepare the monthly headcount report for UK
  • Manage day-to-day office administration in such areas as stationery, filing, personnel records, insurance vehicle allocation and maintenance.
About you

Qualification

Minimum of a degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from a recognised institution or working towards a Finance degree.

Experience

  • Proven track record in financial accounts and management reporting
  • International exposure preferable
  • Knowledge of Zimbabwe tax preferred but not essential
About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

Crown Agents is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all candidates at all times as well as a business culture that reflects that belief. Crown Agents will treat everyone equally irrespective of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation, and places an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy. Crown Agents shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidates are selected for interview, or in any terms of employment, and will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the role. Crown Agents is committed to being an organisation enhanced by diversity and encourages applications from anyone who shares our values and commitment to improving the lives of communities affected by poverty or conflict.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply:

https://www.crownagents.com/jobs/current-vacancies/detail/...

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Award Management Analyst - CAPP

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:20:10 +0000

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 2 May 2021

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the**- Award Management Analyst** at London or any existing Save the Children office location.

Scope

Reports to: Award Management Technical Lead

Matrix Dotted Reporting to: Cross Functional Lead

Staff reporting to this post: None

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Degree level education in a relevant subject e.g. international development, law, finance, accounting, human rights, etc.
  • Understanding of SCI award management systems and procedures
  • Experience in an awards management role in the field, working with diverse groups in multiple locations.
  • Experience implementing or changing core business procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build credibility and internal networks quickly,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence.
  • A track record of delivering results, with a proven ability to forge consensus and drive action
  • High degree of cultural sensitivity and an appreciation of the varying levels of readiness and engagement across the organizational spectrum.

Desirable

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in project management within the contexts and priority thematic programming areas of Save the Children.
  • Experience managing a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Experience of being involved in the implementation of a new/changed business procedures.
  • Experience with Save the Children's Theory of Change.

We can offer circa £30,500 per annum ( If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGFuaWEuZHVnZ2FsLjkyOTYwLjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0a...

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WASH Manager

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:19:12 +0000

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 2 May 2021

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the**-** WASH Manager at any existing Save the Children office location.

Scope

Reports to: West and Central Africa EHU Operations Lead & dotted line to Humanitarian WASH TA and WASH backstop when deployed

Staff reporting to this post: NA (Whilst on deployment: WASH Officer, Public Health Officer Outreach teams)

Budget Responsibilities: NA ($50,000 whilst on deployment)

Role Dimensions:

This role will provide WASH expertise and leadership to the deployment of one of the three PHT modules (primary health clinic; diarrheal disease module; mass vaccination) with particular focus on the appropriate preparedness and prioritisation of the WASH set-up for the PHT / EHU. You will provide guidance and support to the Clinical and Supply Chain teams as required. You will also identify, train and supervise relevant EHU local and national staff.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Prior experience of working within a senior management role within a complex country programme in an emergency response including in first phase emergency response.
  • Experience in working in Cholera Treatment Centres/Units Experience in working in treatment centres/units particularly Cholera Treatment centres, Ebola/ haemorrhagic fever and/or other infectious diseases.
  • Previous experience of health care facility water, sanitation, wastewater and waste disposal and management.
  • Previous experience of managing a WASH team at national level, including national and international staff members
  • Previous experience of WASH project management and programme coordination, implementing WASH programmes within donor constraints, on time and within budget
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff in WASH technical skills
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports

Desirable

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent Save the Children effectively in external forums.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children's mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

We can offer an option of flexible working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=dGFuaWEuZHVnZ2FsLjI5MTg2LjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0a...

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Project Manager Agriculture/DRR Mozambique

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:18:02 +0000

Country: Mozambique
Organization: We World GVC
Closing date: 29 Apr 2021

Position: Project Manager Agriculture/DRR Mozambique

Project: Strengthening community resilience with gender equity in the province of Manica

Location: Chimoio with regular travels to projects areas and Maputo office

Type of contract: a first 3 (three) month collaboration contract subject to verification of the achievement of specific objectives (these objectives will be agreed together with the Country Representative upon arrival on assignment); a second collaboration contract of 9 (nine) months renewable, following the positive evaluation of the first three months of contract.

Deadline: 29/04/2021

Starting date: May/June 2021

Gross Salary: to be defined according to the candidate’s profile

Description

WeWorld-GVC, is an Italian secular and independent organization working since 1971 in international cooperation and humanitarian aid. Present in 29 countries with 128 projects, WeWorld-GVC operates in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, prevention and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, health and hygiene, education, global citizenship education, quality teaching and international volunteering. WeWorld-GVC works mostly with girls, boys, women and youth, actors of change in every community for a fairer and more inclusive world. Supports people overcoming emergencies and guarantees a life with dignity, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda. Joining the WeWorld-GVC team means being part of the development of a dynamic organisation where the contribution of each staff member is promoted and valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision. At present, the main donors are Italy (AICS), the EU (DG ECHO), UNICEF, OCHA, and Belgium (DGD).

Working context

WeWorld-GVC has been working in Mozambique since 2000 with development and emergency projects in the fields of education, food security and DRR in the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Zambézia and Cabo Delgado. WeWorld-GVC carries out emergency projects in the provinces of Manica and Cabo Delgado; a three-year project to mitigate Niño drought effects in the province of Maputo starting in 2018; and in 2019 it has been intervening in response to IDAI and Kenneth cyclone to assist affected populations; and in 2020 it has been intervening in response to COVID-19, social cohesion and peacebuilding in Cabo Delgado province. At present, our main donors in the country are Italy (AICS), the EU (ECHO), the UN (UNICEF, WFP, UNDP and FAO) and Swiss Cooperation.

The project intends to work in Manica Province through agriculture activities for increase the resilient and DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction).

The action focuses on three pillars:

  • Agriculture: the training of farmers on agro ecology, zootechnics (goats) and agrotransformation is foreseen. Agriculture kits will be delivered and solar pumps will be provided for community gardens.

  • Wash: the formation of local water management committees and the construction of wells for drinking water are envisaged.

  • Health: the construction / rehabilitation of health centers and mãe de espera houses affected by cyclones is foreseen

  • DRR (disaster risk reduction): training and accompaniment of local disaster risk management committees is envisaged.

Job description

The Project Manager will works under the direct responsibility of the Country Representative and will be responsible for the successful implementation of the project, providing guidance to the project team in achieving the agreed goals within in the respect of time, quality and budget standards; in addition it is required to support the Country representative in expanding the action of WeWorld-GVC in Mozambique.

Main taks and Responsabilities

Project Management:

· Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the Country Representative
· Provide supervision, guidance, coordination and monitoring of the project staff, ensuring clarity over project plans and priorities and encouraging effective team work
· In collaboration with the Country Representative, contribute to the development, upgrade and implementation of an appropriate and effective strategy for the involved sectors of intervention
· Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of the results, assess project impact and effective use of resources
· Provide quality advise to the donors on issues that may impact the achievement of project outcomes
· Validate the work plans prepared by local agronomist and local coordinator
· Supervise quality and transparency of the data reported
· Other tasks as requested by the line manager

Coordination and Representation:

· Ensure relations with communities and local government are in place
· Support in the establishment and maintenance of relations with other NGOs
· Ensure constant and cooperative relation with Donors
· Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned project staff, and relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships
· Participate in coordination meetings, representing WeWorld-GVC and feeding back the Country Representative with relevant issues and updates
· Organize relevant meetings/presentations of the livelihood and social cohesion to the relevant stakeholders (especially for soft component activities) and follow up the implementation
· Participate in internal coordination meetings held in WeWorld-GVC Offices
· Participate in the food security cluster meeting
· Participate in the monthly PM meeting called by Donors.

HR Management:**

· Participate in the recruitment process and training of team staff as required by project plans with program coordinator
· Lead and motivate the project team by building a collaborative work environment
· Ensure proactive attitude and inputs towards identification of training for staff
· Ensure that behavioural expectations of team members are established
· Ensure that performance reviews are conducted

Monitoring of project activities and Administrative:

· Definition of the monitoring plan and specific tools to assess the progress of the project
· Monitoring of activities implementation and of results/objectives achievement through field visits, meetings with partners and stakeholders, data collection and analysis
· Manage the project budget and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet WeWorld-GVC standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance, in strict collaboration with WeWorld-GVC Administrator in Mozambique and in the HQ
· Ensure that all expenditures comply with WeWorld-GVC Financial Rules and Regulations

Reporting and Accountability:**

· Setting up and monitoring of periodic (monthly) internal reporting to be filled in by partner and project staff
· Drawing up of narrative and financial reports, interim and final (in collaboration with WeWorld-GVC local office and headquarters) to be sent to the donor in compliance with agreed procedures and time schedule
· Prepare activity/project reports and analysis of the data collected on a regular basis or upon request
· Support on technical, financial and any other report upon request
· Provide regular reports/updates to the Country Representative on all activities carried out
· Any other task not here listed and necessary to the projects and activities

· During, or at the end of the assignment, provide a proper handover

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Knowledge

· Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, social sciences, economics, international affairs or related field required.
· Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Italian or English
· Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Portuguese/Spanish
· Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint**

Professional experience

· At least 3 years of professional humanitarian/development experience (better in agricultural development projects)
· Previous experience in coordination
· Proved experience in managing projects funded by AICS and UE
· Proven experience in grants management
· Experience in donor reporting and proposal development

Skills and Abilities

· Demonstrable program/technical and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills
· Ability to assess needs and write new project proposal
· Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent We World in consortium, clusters and with donors
· Strong negotiation skills
· Leadership, planning, organization and teamwork skills
· Proven ability to design and lead training engagements with staff and partners to enhance skills and adapt to changing program demands
· Proactive and dynamic attitude
· Ability to adapt and work under constraint, under pressure and in complex and multicultural contexts
· Interpersonal skills and intercultural approach
· Good listening and communication skills
· Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
· Positive attitude to work, self-reflective, motivated, inspired, collegial
· Strong commitment to the Mission of WeWorld-GVC, genuine interest for international cooperation development topics
· Demonstrates integrity with regards to NGO values and ethical standards
· Displays cultural, gender, religion, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
· Treats all people fairly without favoritism

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

· Knowledge of Italian would be considered an asset
· Experience with agriculture (agro ecology) programming, resilience and DRR

How to apply:

Please applying at https://weworld.intervieweb.it/jobs/project_manager_agriculturedrr_mozambique_130213/it/

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Temporary (Fellow) - Kenya Program

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:17:30 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: American Friends Service Committee
Closing date: 21 Apr 2021

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

Temporary (Fellow) Job Description – Kenya Program

Job Title: Fellow, Kenya Peaceful Youth and their Communities Program

Contract duration: 3 months (1 May 2021 – end July 2021)

Supervisor: Quaker International Affairs Representative

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Summary of Responsibilities: Working 3 days a week Monday – Wednesday on a retainer’s fee, the Fellow will be responsible for ensuring effective delivery of the Kenya Peaceful Youth and their Communities Program. The Fellow will be strong on Peace building and Project Cycle management and be overall responsible for the implementation and results of all projects under the Kenya Program. The scope of work includes project management, reporting, donor mapping, coordinating Program partners, supporting consultancy work on KPC, desk top research, coordinate lobbying and advocacy work as guided. The Fellow where possible, will engage with key stakeholders to achieve program results in line with AFSC new strategic plan. S/He will be responsible for working closely with partners in writing key learnings, case studies and stories of significant change, to AFSC publications for external communication.

Responsibilities (see also above):

  1. Carry out Continuous Situation analysis, needs assessment and stakeholder analysis in target communities to inform future project implementation and policy work within the Kenya Peaceful youth and their Communities Program.

  2. Support and accompany partners where possible in implementing projects, working with them to develop the necessary tools to effectively do mobilization of communities, selection of project participants, and implementation of program components, supervise and monitor the Peace building Program.

  3. Receive and review reports from partners for quarterly reports preparations in line with AFSC’s requirement.

  4. Attend partners meetings and share information and ideas beneficial to the Program. Map out and maintain calendar of key sector meetings and represent AFSC Kenya Program and AFSC within Kenya when called upon.

  5. Support the Kenya Peace Conference for consultants to undertake the review of KPC and disseminate the same to relevant stakeholders.

  6. Write Quarterly reports from partners and ensure key case studies and stories are well written to support fundraising and be responsible for overall planning implementation, monitoring, reporting evaluation of key activities of the partners in the Kenya Program.

  7. Articulate AFSC’s values and principles including its commitment to peace and nonviolent approaches to social justice and peacebuilding at external meetings, in communities and when required.

Qualifications:

  1. First Degree and 3-4 years’ experience in a field of knowledge relevant to AFSC’s work (Peacebuilding and conflict management)

  2. Experience in programming (project planning), peacebuilding, conflict transformation programs, and nonviolent approaches to problem solving highly desirable.

  3. Commitment to Quaker values and testimonies. Understanding of and compatibility with the principles and philosophy of the American Friends Service Committee including nonviolence and the belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual.

  4. Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns, and considerations of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation, and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.

  5. Familiarity with the work of AFSC and willingness to work closely with fellow staff as a team. Reliable in meeting deadlines and completing assigned tasks.

  6. Demonstrated analytical and communications skills; fluency in spoken and excellent written English, required, and in another local language desirable, such as Kiswahili.

  7. Ability to take the initiative, manage priorities and work independently on specific issues.

  8. Demonstrated computer skills (PC/Windows), particularly word processing spreadsheet and database applications (MS office), and e-mail.

  9. Willingness to take up the position immediately in May 2021.

How to apply:

The American Friends Service Committee is an affirmative action/Equal opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, nationality, race, age, sex, gender identity or disability.

If you do not hear from us by 23rd April, consider your application not successful.

Please send your application by 21st April 2021 to

Regional Finance and Administrative Manager, AFSC

P.O. Box 66448 – 00800 Nairobi, Kenya

Email: infoafrica@afsc.org

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Medical Coordinator, Sudan

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:17:08 +0000

Country: Sudan
Organization: Medical Teams International
Closing date: 14 May 2021

This position is based in the Sudan Field Office, with frequent site visits.

Responsible for the implementation and technical supervision of all health and nutrition programming at the regional and country level. Takes the lead in monitoring service quality, drug supply, staff development, reporting and exercises budgetary responsibility. This is a 6-month limited duration position.

Medical Teams International Calling

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Program Manager/Team Lead, senior management and field teams to determine operational needs of the health and nutrition program
  • Monitor and evaluate health and nutrition service delivery objectives, indicators and outcomes of regional programs; Make program adjustments as needed to align with donor and Medical Teams’ requirements
  • Oversee timely procurement of equipment and adequate drug supply in accordance with consumption needs, national drug protocol and program budget
  • Assist in implementing HR functions related to staff management (hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, termination) and ensure training and capacity building of health facility staff based on assessed needs
  • Represent Medical Teams at health and nutrition coordination meetings at regional and national level, task force meetings and other partner coordination meetings and communicate relevant information back to staff and HQ technical team
  • Maintain relationships as first point of contact with the Ministry of Health and local health authorities, donor technical teams and partners
  • Act as last line clinical consultation and make recommendations for referrals for specialized care
  • Lead production of site and donor reports including compiling and analysing data, compiling narrative and analysis
  • Work with management and partner agencies for outbreak preparedness and contingency planning
  • Lead sector strategy and project design development for new donor proposals and budgeting processes
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per Medical Teams International policy
  • Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of medicine (MD) or other relevant clinical degree is required
  • Postgraduate training in Public Health is an added advantage
  • Registration with Medical Council of Sudan

EXPERIENCE

  • 4 years of experience in hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, [HIV/AIDS] and communicable diseases; inclusive of 2 years at a managerial level is required
  • Experience with an international NGO or UN agency is required
  • Experience outside of home country is desired

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles and operations and project cycle management
  • Knowledge of Sudan MoH, WHO and UN health systems and policies
  • Basic knowledge of evidenced based practices in health and nutrition in humanitarian settings
  • Basic knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs

SKILLS

  • Skilled in communications using email, applications including teams, and WhatsApp
  • Skilled in project cycle management
  • Skilled in capacity building and mobilizing staff to achieve a common goal
  • Skilled in relationship building with the ability to liaise with multiple partner agencies
  • Skilled in using Unit 4 ERP, HIS and HMIS database systems
  • Skilled in data analysis and writing proposals and reports
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

ABILITIES

  • Strategic thinker with analytical skills
  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Ability to travel to health facilities frequently and at times upon short notice
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to support and adhere to Medical Teams International Calling and Code of Conduct**

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

This position requires frequent travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

How to apply:

To apply, please follow this link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails...

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Medical Coordinator Consultancy, Ethiopia

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:16:39 +0000

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Medical Teams International
Closing date: 25 Apr 2021

SCOPE OF WORK:

Expectations of the consultant are outlined broadly in this Call for Proposal. This role with Medical Teams is a dynamic one and undertaken in a resource-challenged setting, thus this position requires flexibility. The broad outline of activities offered below recognizes that details may change in order to address needs identified in the field. Activities enumerated below are to be undertaken between 1 May 2021 – 30 August 2021

The consultant will serve in the role of Medical Coordinator for a maximum duration of up to 90 days (up to 40 hours a week based on actual time worked). The consultant will be flexible, able to manage time; and, be prepared to tackle other tasks commensurate with role, and level of experience, on short notice.

EXPECTATION:

The goal of the Medical Coordinator is to provide strategic support to the Medical Teams – Field Operations Team, specifically in relation to the Tigray Ethiopia crisis in Ethiopia and Sudan. Additional location and Medical Coordination roles as they emerge.

DELIVERABLES:

  • The Products within the scope of this consultancy will be:

  • Assess health needs through facility assessments, key informant interviews, surveys to identify humanitarian health needs and define key recommended interventions required to address needs.

  • Complete assessment reports on needs and support the presentation of them to donors with Medical Teams staff.

  • Support establishment of new health responses through presenting proposals for negotiations to the country team with local authorities (MoH, local government and coordination entities and other NGOs), define activities, design of org charts, hiring and training of new staff and begin implementation activities as a part of direct health services, health systems strengthening or community systems strengthening.

  • Collaborate with the local logistics team to support procurement of medical items to required specifications and quality per Medical Teams procurement guidelines and those of relevant donors

  • Represent Medical Teams, when requested, through active participation in local and national coordination platforms such as the Health Cluster or Sector working groups or task teams.

  • Establish and support health information systems for monitoring program implementation and health trends in line with the local MOH and coordination body requirements.

  • Establish beneficiary tracking platforms and accountability mechanisms.

  • Collaborate with response leadership to monitor work plans, identify and complete other relevant response startup tasks.

  • Ensures the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, and Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and Employee Code of Conduct policies.

  • Develops strategic partnerships with local organizations, wherever possible.

  • Assists in organizing and leading donor and monitoring site visits to health program activities; travel with donors as necessary.

CONSULTANT QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field

  • PREFERRED: Masters or other professional health degree such as MPH, or relevant experience managing public health projects.

  • Strong experience of managing health interventions at various levels (secondary care, primary health care and community health interventions).

  • 4+ years of experience in the humanitarian response setting with the majority of the time spent in the field managing health responses

  • Demonstrated experience in proposal development and program design.

  • Demonstrated experience in grant management, with UNHCR, PRM, UNICEF preferred.

  • Experience in capacity building and developing local staff teams.

  • Experience in working with and coordinating with local authorities, the UN, donors, INGOs and other stakeholders.

  • Demonstrable understanding of, and commitment to, humanitarian principles, humanitarian response work, and child protection standards.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills; results oriented and comfortable making decisions and taking appropriate risks.

  • Strong knowledge of infection prevention and control practices to prevent contact and airborne diseases

  • Strong knowledge of the Minimum Initial Service Package

  • Knowledge of humanitarian donor interests and requirements.

  • Demonstrable understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities for gender and diversity.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Ability to represent the organization and communities in need of health support in a professional manner to donors, volunteers, and the public at the direction of Medical Teams staff.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.

  • Effective communication and collaboration across cultural, geographical, and structural boundaries, engaging positively and constructively with colleagues.

  • Valid Passport.

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication in English; Amharic and/or Arabic language abilities a plus

How to apply:

To apply, please follow the link to our site: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails...

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