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Regional Director - Africa Department

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:37:29 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: American Bar Association
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

ABA ROLI Regional Director

Regional Director for the Africa Division at American Bar Association - Rule of Law Initiative is responsible for the development, deployment, and operationalization of the strategy for the Africa region which directly influences and implements the mission, vision, and values of the Rule of Law Initiative’s goals.

The job responsibilities include the following:
Provides leadership, technical direction, and management oversight for all program activities across the region and ensures that targeted results are achieved.
Participates as a member of the ABA ROLI senior staff and in that capacity contributes to the achievement of overall organizational goals and assists in the development and implementation of overall organizational policies and procedures.
Accountable for the development of ongoing programs, the acquisition of supporting grants, achieving the M&E metrics for the program/grant, and for achieving/optimizing the deliverables of the program.
Creates budget proposals for regional programs and is accountable for monitoring and reporting on budget performance at the macro-level. Takes corrective actions throughout the budget period to achieve budget goals.
Ensures work plans are developed for each regional program with input from staff and stakeholders and oversees the work plans’ implementation.
Oversees the operations of field offices as appropriate, and ensures compliance with host country requirements, ABA policies, and donor regulations.
Interfaces with domestic and foreign government officials and other public and private donors on a routine basis to influence current and future programmatic support and to ensure grantor satisfaction.
Routinely monitors grantor requests for data and proactively resolves program inquiries to effectively manage the donors’ expectations and deliverables.
Represents ABA ROLI in both public and private presentations and briefings to donors, government officials, law practitioners, other ABA entities, and public audiences, both within and outside of the U.S. Leads efforts to project ABA ROLI expertise with respect to rule of law development in the assigned region and to garner positive publicity for Rule of Law Initiative programs.
Oversees the recruitment and staffing of the regional division and its’ associated field offices. Responsible for providing leadership, feedback, coaching, counseling, and when warranted, discipline to and through assigned employees.
Serves as the staff liaison to the Regional Program Council and works with the Council chair to regularly convene the Council, update it on ROLI work in the region and otherwise garner involvement and support from Council members. Routinely presents updates and progress reports to the Associate Executive Director – ROLI and to the ROLI Board.
Performs other related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:
Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited university or Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school or equivalent foreign degree and at least ten (10) years of program, operational or international development experience.
At least three years’ experience supervising a team which must have included providing performance feedback to direct reports.
Relevant experience, knowledge, and understanding of basic budgeting and financial principles.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in the field of development with an emphasis on the rule of law, democracy, and/or governance throughout the assigned region.
Language proficiency in a native language within the region.
Prior engagement with key donor agencies including (USAID, U.S. State Department, UK FCO, DFID, World Bank, UN and others).

How to apply

ROLI Africa ABA ROLI Regional Director - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)

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A MEAL HEAD OF DEPARTMENT for ROMANIA - POLAND

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:16:01 +0000

Country: Romania
Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

As MEAL Head of Department you will have to establish and supervise the MEAL department along with preparation of budget, narrative, LFA and MEAL plan and support / strengthen ACF operational partners for the Poland/Romania mission.
More specifically you :
- Establish the ACF MEAL systems across the program implemented by ACF and its partners
- Establish and provide technical support for Accountability and Learning
- Develop and supervise assessments, monitoring and evaluations
- Ensure effective Information and Data Management among ACF and its partners

REQUESTED PROFILE

You hold a Master's degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Business, Administration, statistics, demography or related subject with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
You have a minimum of 5 years of previous experience working with NGOs covering multi-sectorial programming, in the domain of MEAL with minimum of 2 years in coordination level position.
You have experience in Partnership management and support is important. You are fluent in English (both written and spoken skills), Romanian /Polish is a plus.

SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY

- 6 months fixed term contract under French legislation
- Monthly gross salary from 2450 to 2800EUR upon experience
- Monthly per diem and living allowance: 458EUR net, field paid
- Monthly country allowance: 150EUR
- Child allowance: 1500EUR per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000EUR/year)
- 16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
- Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
- Medical coverage: 100% coverage of health contributions (social security + health insurance) and repatriation insurance
- Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 EUR at each RnR period
- Training: Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge

How to apply

Pour postuler, cliquez sur ce lien / To apply, please click on this following link : apply here

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A DEPUTY REGIONAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - UKRAINE RESPONSE

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:16:01 +0000

Country: France
Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Créée en 1979, Action contre la Faim est une organisation non gouvernementale internationale qui lutte contre la faim dans le monde. Sa charte des principes humanitaires - indépendance, neutralité, non-discrimination, accès libre et direct aux victimes, professionnalisme, transparence - fonde son identité depuis plus de 40 ans. Sa mission est de sauver des vies en éliminant la faim par la prévention, la détection et le traitement de la sous-nutrition, en particulier pendant et après les situations d'urgence liées aux conflits et aux catastrophes naturelles. Action contre la Faim coordonne ses programmes autour de 5 domaines d'activités : Nutrition et Santé - Santé Mentale, Pratiques de Soins, Genre et Protection - Sécurité Alimentaire et Moyens d'Existence - Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène - Plaidoyer. En 2019, Action contre la Faim est venue en aide à plus de 17 millions de personnes dans 49 pays à travers le monde. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

VOTRE POSTE ET VOS RESPONSABILITÉS

As Deputy Regional Operation Director for the Ukraine response, you will contribute to the definition and strategic development of ACF missions in the geographic area for the regional Ukraine Response by supporting the design and implmentation of quality operations and contributes to coordination throughout the humanitarian emergency.
More specifically you will :
- Recruit and set up systems for the team under the DROD management.
- Ensure a clear regional partnership strategy and appropriate action planning
- Ensure that the regional response strategy is updated, in line with the changing emergency and ongoing needs across the region.
- Support fundraising for unmet response goal funding needs, including exploring non traditional donors for Romania and Poland.
- Ensure clear reporting, compliance and MEAL systems have been appropriately set up and implemented at all country levels.

VOTRE PROFIL

You show 5-9 years of experience in the humanitarian fielde, with at least 2 years in a senior role at field level (Deputy Country Director or Country Director), which included significant representation, team management and emerency response. Experience with local partnerships is highly valued.
You must have strong interpersonal skills both internally and externally. You are capable of working under pressure. You know how to facilitate and support appropriate, creative solutions in the start up phases of a response.

VOS CONDITIONS D'EMPLOI

Full time - Short term contract
Location: based in Paris 17th (Note: ACF office will move in October 2022 to 102 rue de Paris in Montreuil) with 50% of field deplacements (Ukraine, Poland and Romania)
Conditions :
- Salary from 47K to 59KEUR gross per year over 13 months depending on experience
- 19 days of RTT
- Health and welfare cover: 80% paid by ACF
- Transport: 50% of the fixed price between home and work is covered
- Meal allowance: EUR4.80 per day worked
- Teleworking: Open to all and from the metropolitan territory, our teleworking policy defines the activities of the position requiring an imperative time of presence at the headquarters of the association, and allows you to choose to exercise fully or partially the rest of this time in teleworking. To this end, a compulsory presence at the headquarters of 1 day per month has been defined for this position. Time at headquarters will also be dedicated to collective sharing: 3 days per month on average for meetings and collective events and 2 days of compulsory presence when a new employee joins the team.
- Special conditions and skills: Sitting for long periods, oral expression, work on a screen, phone exchanges

How to apply

Pour postuler, cliquez sur ce lien / To apply, please click on this following link : apply here

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UN·E ASSISTANT·E FINANCES RÉGIONALES POOL ASIE EN STAGE

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 00:16:01 +0000

Country: France
Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Créée en 1979, Action contre la Faim est une organisation non gouvernementale internationale qui lutte contre la faim dans le monde. Sa charte des principes humanitaires - indépendance, neutralité, non-discrimination, accès libre et direct aux victimes, professionnalisme, transparence - fonde son identité depuis plus de 40 ans. Sa mission est de sauver des vies en éliminant la faim par la prévention, la détection et le traitement de la sous-nutrition, en particulier pendant et après les situations d'urgence liées aux conflits et aux catastrophes naturelles. Action contre la Faim coordonne ses programmes autour de 5 domaines d'activités : Nutrition et Santé - Santé Mentale, Pratiques de Soins, Genre et Protection - Sécurité Alimentaire et Moyens d'Existence - Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène - Plaidoyer. En 2019, Action contre la Faim est venue en aide à plus de 17 millions de personnes dans 49 pays à travers le monde. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

VOTRE POSTE ET VOS RESPONSABILITÉS

Tu intègreras l'équipe du Pool Asie (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Népal & Pakistan), composée de 20 personnes. Sous la coordination de la Chargée des Finances Régionales Pool 1, tu auras pour mission de contribuer à la bonne gestion financière des pays composant les régions.
Plus précisément, tes missions seront les suivantes :
- Contribuer au suivi de la bonne gestion comptable et budgétaire des pays du Pool Asie avec les productions et le suivi de délégation de signature bancaire, le contrôle mensuel des allocations comptables et budgétaires des missions mais aussi en effectuant des contrôles aléatoires afin de s'assurer du respect de la cash management policy et en supportant ton équipe lors des clôtures comptables mensuelles/annuelles et budgétaires. De plus, tu participeras au suivi des créances et à la production des documents relatifs aux audits effectués au siège ou sur le terrain. Enfin, tu contribueras au suivi et à l'analyse de la performance financière de la région avec le Responsable Finance Régionale.
- Contribuer à des supports ponctuels des pays du Pool Asie via la mise en format bailleur d'un proposal ou d'un rapport, le suivi budgétaire, le passage au co슩t réel... Tu pourras aussi accompagner le Responsable Finance Régional dans des analyses ponctuelles.

VOTRE PROFIL

Actuellement en formation Bac+4/5 en Ecole de Commerce, Finance, Comptabilité, Sciences Politiques, Humanitaire ou Relations Internationales. Tu es reconnu pour ton bon relationnel, ta rigueur et ta forte capacité d'analyse. Tu aimes le travail en équipe et tu as une bonne maîtrise du pack office (principalement Excel) ainsi qu'une très forte motivation pour le secteur humanitaire. La pratique de l'anglais courant (oral et écrit) est exigée.

VOS CONDITIONS D'EMPLOI

Durée du Stage : 6 mois
Prise de Poste Souhaitée : 08/08/2022
Conditions Salariales :
- Stage indemnisé à hauteur de la gratification horaire minimale légale (sur une base de 35h par semaine)
- Titres restaurant à 8EUR (pris en charge à 60% par ACF)
- Prise en charge à hauteur de 50 % des frais de transport en commun
Télétravail : Ouvert à tou·te·s et depuis le territoire métropolitain, notre politique de télétravail définie les activités du poste nécessitant un temps de présence impératif au siège de l'association, et te permet de choisir d'exercer pleinement ou en partie le reste de ce temps en télétravail. A cet effet, il a été défini pour ce poste une présence obligatoire au siège de 8 jours par mois. Des temps de présence au siège seront également dédiés au partage collectif : 3 jours par mois en moyenne pour les réunions et événements collectifs et 2 jours de présence obligatoire les 6 premières semaines lors de ton intégration dans l'équipe.
Conditions Particulières et Aptitudes : Station assise prolongée, expression orale, travail sur écran, contacts téléphoniques

ACF s'engage pour les personnes en situation de handicap et lutte activement contre toutes les formes de discrimination.

How to apply

Pour postuler, cliquez sur ce lien / To apply, please click on this following link : apply here

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Immigration Legal Assistant

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 21:59:14 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 27 Aug 2022

Job Overview:

A part of RAI, IRC's immigration legal services program serves more than 14,000 individuals in 23 sites throughout the U.S. each year, providing accessible and critical legal representation and advice to immigrants and their families in order to acquire the highest level of immigration status available, keep families together, access their full rights, and successfully integrate in the U.S.

The position supports legal practitioners (attorneys and/or Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited representatives) in representing clients before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and conducting community-based legal orientation and group processing workshops. Legal services would include consultations with US based family members to identify reunification options which could include: FSU Lautenberg AORs, Humanitarian Parole Applications, Family Petitions. Applications for qualifying Ukrainians in the US could include: TPS, EADs, Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Asylum referrals (possible assistance with pro-se asylum applications). It is encouraged that staff hired in this role will work towards DOJ accreditation with support from IRC’s Immigration Technical Unit based at IRC Headquarters.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of our staff attorney, provide Ukrainian clients information on immigration benefits before USCIS, work with clients to gather documents, and assist clients to complete applications.
  • Respond to inquiries from clients regarding case status and submit inquiries on case status to USCIS and Department of State (DOS).
  • Process correspondence from USCIS and DOS, including notifying clients, assisting clients to prepare responses to notices or evidence requests as appropriate, and following up with relevant parties.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date physical and electronic files and detailed case notes, enter required data in a timely manner, meet all case reporting requirements within established timelines and standards, and assist in the completion of statistical, narrative, and financial reports.
  • Represent the IRC with clients, community members, and partners by receiving and returning phone calls and emails, scheduling appointments, supporting events (including group processing events), and conducting outreach for legal services.
  • Maintain strict client confidentiality and observe all other ethical practices/obligations as outlined in IRC’s Immigration Program Policies Manual.
  • Pursue Department of Justice accreditation by successfully completing all vital training.
  • Manage intern and volunteer support as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with Limited English Proficient populations.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment, as well as take independent initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and comfortable utilizing online software and programs.
  • Excellent communication skills with proficiency in written and spoken English and Ukrainian is required.
  • Demonstrated dedication to immigrant rights, social justice, and/or human rights based on work experience, volunteer service, or educational activities

Preferred experience & skills:

· Previous experience with immigration legal or social services is strongly preferred.

· Familiarity with immigration software and experience with data entry and management are a plus.

· Community-based outreach and/or work promoting immigrant rights experience is preferred.

Working Environment:**

· Standard office environment with occasional opportunities to participate in community outreach and legal assistance events.

· May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

How to apply

Please apply on our website:

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/28637...

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Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutions Specialist

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 19:14:42 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is seeking a talented Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutions (FOI) Development Specialist to focus on pre-positioning donors for the organization and building up the capacity of our national programs in Ethiopia, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia, Uganda, and Kenya, among others within Africa.

Our ideal candidate is familiar with large multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and brings innovation and resourcefulness in regards to pre-positioning and securing partnerships to support the global work of Habitat. This person will report to the Director of Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutional Relations for Europe, Middle East and Africa as a fundraiser for the African region, contributing to the implementation of FOI Framework. This person will contribute to identifying pipeline opportunities and FOI forecasts. This person will support pre-positioning activity with Habitat and contribute to coordination of FOI activity with relevant Habitat colleagues. This person will actively contribute to collaborating across the Habitat network to meet high level of quality, productivity and service which leads to strong internal and external partnerships. This person will actively contribute to meeting a fiscal target for the African region that increases by 25% each year and contribute to team success. In accordance with HFHI’s global standards, policies, and protocols, this person will develop and/or support and maintain all systems necessary for successful FOI fundraising in Africa.

This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya on a hybrid basis and will involve approximately 20% travel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To actively contribute to develop relations internally and externally, develop the pipeline in Africa, targets, and forecasts (70%):

*Support the Director in coordinating a collaborative process with Habitat colleagues on FOI activity including pre-positioning, forecasting, go/no-go processes, proposal development processes and after action reviews.

*Contribute to identifying opportunities through forecasts and market intelligence to help achieve Habitat’s objectives.

*Prepare briefings and other informational materials that support the Director and organizational leadership with FOI engagement.

*Build and maintain effective FOI relations globally and regionally with guidance from the Director, as well as maintaining the CRM systems.

To contribute to developing and training staff on FOI tools for effective fundraising (20%):

*Support the Director with the design of relevant FOI tools and training and advice to the HFHI network to encourage FOI champions across Africa.

*Support the effective stewardship of awards in partnership with Grant Mangers and guidance from the Director.

*Monitor the execution of the donor strategies implemented in close collaboration with internal Habitat colleagues.

Other departmental projects and initiatives (10%).

REQUIREMENTS:

*Bachelor’s degree.

*3+ years of proven partnership pre-positioning and fundraising experience, especially with foundations, organizations, and institutions such as EU, FCDO, European bi-laterals, USAID and African and other Development Banks.

*Fundraising experience in securing grants, preferably with the top funders in the housing/shelter, community development, and related sectors.

*Expertise in Internet research, specifically gathering and analyzing FOI grant programs, areas of concentration and grant guidelines/requirements, grant writing and budget development.

*Good oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal and presentation skills in English.

*Solutions-oriented and collaborative in an evolving, dynamic, inter-cultural global team. *Reflects the organizational principles through on-time delivery of work products in changing work terrains as the organization rapidly evolves.

*Disciplined; performs well under pressure and capable of balancing competing priorities; ability to meet deadlines.

*Excellent organizational skills with good attention to detail.

*Commitment to delivering excellent internal and external customer service.

*Proficient with Microsoft Office 365, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams for global information sharing and knowledge management, and project management software.

*Active support of HFHI values and commitments:

-Humility - We are part of something bigger than ourselves.

-Courage - We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular.

-Accountability - We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission.

-Safeguarding - HFHI requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

PREFERRED:

*Degree in International Development, Global Affairs or International Policy and Relations.

*Working knowledge of Blackbaud CRM/Salesforce and Team Approach.

*Good knowledge of large FOI donors including funding processes.

*Knowledge of and passion for Habitat for Humanity’s worldwide mission.

*Language skills in other major European languages.

How to apply

To all applicants please submit your cover letter and resume/CV to this link - Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutions Specialist

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Youth and Education Specialist

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:40:22 +0000

Country: United States of America
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Closing date: 27 Aug 2022

Job Overview:

The Youth Reception and Placement (R&P) Assistant will support newly arrived refugee families with an orientation to the US school system, enrolling school-aged students in school by providing training to families and completing enrollment paperwork. This included providing logistical support to help students learn how to get to school such as walking and bus orientations on the first day of school. The Youth R&P Assistant will help new students and their parents and/or caregivers feel welcome in their new schools and will support other Education program services as needed including weekly Education program intakes with newly arrived families that evaluate a family social and educational history that is to be shared with the school staff serving them. This position reports to the Youth and Education Coordinator.

Major Responsibilities:

· Assists the Youth and Education Coordinator in preparation of new arrivals and in the provision of core services, specifically in initial Youth and Education Intake and follow-up training on navigating the U.S. school system.

· Gather documents and complete school enrollment applications with school-aged students.

· Teach students how to walk or take the bus to school and coordinate logistics with other IRC resettlement teams.

· Complete school enrollment within 30 days of arrival and track in ETO and Podio databases

· Coordinate with school district partners on the needs of students and their families

· Assist with school re-enrollments for case managed youth in August

· Support with monthly Youth Cultural Orientation workshops designed to help youth navigate the U.S. school system.

· Support families and their school-aged youth connect and engage in school activities, meetings, and events to bolster their membership in the school community.

· Five hours supporting the IRC SLC Casework team including meetings, direct service support for clients, and tracking services in ETO database.

· Organize and put together school backpacks full of school supplies for new students

· May train and lead the activities of volunteers and interns.

· Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

· Associates Degree or equivalent preferred; or equivalent work experience, preferably in a non-profit or social services agency environment

· Excellent English written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.

· Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.

· Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.

· Ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.

· Previous multi-cultural experience and proven ability to communicate well with people from diverse backgrounds strongly preferred.

· Ability to lift 35+ lbs. safely.

· Valid driver's license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.
  • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in language(s) spoken by IRC’s clients is desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research and problem-solving purposes.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

Working Environment:

  • A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.
  • May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

How to apply

Please apply on our website:

https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/28635...

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Digital Product Owner

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:49:42 +0000

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the Digital Product Owner, you will be accountable for maximising the value of a digital product resulting from the work of a Scrum Team. You will also be accountable for effective Product backlog management, which includes: Developing and explicitly communicating the Product Goal; Creating and clearly communicating Product Backlog items; Ordering Product backlog items; and, ensuring that the Product Backlog is transparent, visible, and understood.

Requirements include:

  • Training or certification in an agile Scrum discipline from a recognised body such as the Scrum Alliance.
  • Proven leadership experience of managing a team.
  • Proven track record of delivering data-driven solutions with a customer-first mindset.
  • Deep understanding and experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers.
  • Experience with a definition of minimum marketable features and minimum viable products.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Overall understanding of technologies used in the product.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online. We will be accepting applications until the right candidate is found.

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

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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Whole of Syria: Area Coordinator

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:22:01 +0000

Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Organization: ACTED
Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Fixed Term | 12 Months | ASAP

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED Syria

Since 2012, ACTED has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: ACTED provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, ACTED has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

1.Positioning

Context analysis: ensure ACTED has an up-to-date understanding of the area’s socio-economic situation, trends, needs and gaps, and who does what and where (3W).

Strategy Implementation: take a lead role in implemeting ACTED’s country program strategy in the area identifying strategic opportunities for expanding ACTED’s work in the area, and in particular:

  • Identify new opportunities and new sectors of intervention;
  • Consolidate and stabilize programming;
  • Review the geographic and thematic footprint;
  • Ensure activities are relevant and meeting area/beneficiary needs;
  • Identify ACTED added-value;
  • Ensure humanitarian principals are adhered to;
  • Contribute to identifying new donors, private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc. to work with in the area based on complementarity and added value;

Networking, positioning and general representation:

  • Participate in donor meetings at area level and communicate relevant information to the Country Director and other relevant staff;
  • Establish, maintain and improve activities and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups, consortia, etc. at area level ensuring maximum visibility of ACTED;
  • Establish, maintain, and improve activities and regular working relationships with local authorities and where necessary non-state actors and obtain required authorizations and buy-in for ACTED’s activities at area level;
  • Ensure ACTED is represented in key clusters, working groups, NGO coordination bodies, etc. at area level;

Proposal development:

  • Lead assessment(s) at area level to ensure proposals are relevant;
  • Support the Country Director and Project Development Department in proposal conceptualisation (problem statement, logframe) within the framework of the country, regional and global strategy;
  • Contribute to budget design and ensure that budget needs at area level have been taken into consideration;

Advocacy: Contribute to drafting issues papers, advocacy notes, press releases on relevant humanitarian and development issues in the area of operation.

Promotion of ACTED network: Keep abreast with and contribute to ACTED’s global initiatives and global trends, in particular Impact (REACH, Agora), Convergences and Oxus.

2.Management and Internal Coordination

Staff Management:

  • Ensure that all staff in the area understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities related to area operations and link with the capital Head of Departments;
  • Promote team building, productivity and staff welfare;
  • Mentor and support the team to build capacities, and improve efficiency and performance, and follow career management;
  • Manage interpersonal conflicts among staff at area level;

Internal Coordination:

  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication and information sharing for a positive working environment;
  • Ensure implementation of ACTED coordination mechanism at area level (WAM, MAR, FLAT meeting, etc.);

3.Project Implementation Follow-up

Project Implementation Tracking:

  • Supervise Project Managers in the area and provide support to project implementation through trouble shooting and eliminating blocking points;
  • Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a time completion of projects through review of PMFs, BFUs and project reports;
  • Ensure that relevant project information are up-to-date and available for reporting purposes;
  • Ensure coordination and complementarity amongst projects within the area of intervention;

Project Quality Control:

  • Ensure the application of a practical field-based M&E system/plan for each project;
  • Conduct frequent field visits to project sites to assess activities and ensure efficient use of resources;
  • Advise Project Managers to adapt projects according to monitoring and evaluation findings;
  • Ensure beneficiary feedback mechanisms are in place;
  • Ensure capitalisation of best practices and lessons learnt for projects in the area of operations;

Partner Management:

  • Identify potential local partners in the area based on an assessment of complementarity and added value;
  • Provide support to partners in project implementation and ensure timely and qualitative implementation of projects by partners in line with ACTED and donor requirements;

4.FLATS Management

Finance Management:

  • Control project budgets at area level to avoid under/over spending;
  • Ensure accurate budget forecasting and efficient cash flow management;
  • Ensure timely and accurate area finance TITANIC reporting;

Logistics & IT Management:

  • Ensure timely procurement and adherence to rules of origin and nationality at area level;
  • Ensure quality supply management at area level;
  • Ensure proper asset management at area level and enforce asset investment policy;
  • Ensure proper stock management at area level;
  • Ensure proper IT systems, data back-up and protection from malware at area level;
  • Ensure sufficient and reliable means of communication at area level;
  • Ensure timely and accurate area logistics TITANIC reporting;

Administration and HR Management:

  • Ensure transparent and timely recruitment of national staff and contribute to international staff recruitment upon capital request;
  • Proactively adapt the staffing structure to needs and funding;
  • Ensure regular performance appraisal and career management for staff at area level;
  • Ensure timely and accurate area HR TITANIC reporting;
  • Ensure timely exit forms;

Transparency/Compliance Management:

  • Minimize risk of fraud and corruption by ensuring adherence to ACTED FLATS procedures;
  • Ensure that staff is aware of ACTED’s transparency and whistle blowing policy;

Security Management:

  • Analyse the security context at area level and in close collaboration with the Country Security Manager contribute to defining, analysing and evaluating risks;
  • Engage with relevant key stakeholders at area level to ensure access and support of interventions;
  • Address security and safety risks by implementing standard operating procedures defined for the area;
  • Ensure the offices and houses conform to recommended security, health and safety standards;
  • Ensure all staff in the area adhere to security procedures;
  • Ensure security incidents at area level are promptly reported to the capital.

Expected skills and qualifications

  • University education in a relevant field such as international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programming, technical degree in camp management, or the like;
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes;
  • Base management skills preferred;
  • At least four years relevant work experience, preferably including camp settings;
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset.

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 / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances
How to apply

Send your application (resume and cover letter) to jobs@acted.org Ref: AC/WOS

Please note that ACTED does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Roving Procurement and Logistics Manager, West Africa

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:04:40 +0000

Country: Burkina Faso
Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

Roving Procurement and Logistics Manager, West Africa (based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso with travel within the Sahel & West Africa region)

The starting salary package for this position is £45,004 GBP / approx. $55,125 USD including all allowances

About MAG:

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

About MAG in West Africa:

MAG supports the development of countries emerging from conflict by finding and destroying the explosive remnants of war, so that communities can raise their families and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury. The main area of focus in MAG’s programmes across West Africa is Weapons and Ammunition Management (WAM), working with national defence and security authorities towards the safe storage, management and destruction of weapons and munitions.

About the role:

This is an exciting time to join the MAG West Africa team. This post reports to the Regional Procurement and Logistics Manager. You will be responsible for providing remote and on-the-ground support to in-country Logistics and Procurement leads, focusing on supporting them in critical areas of logistics operations and on ensuring standardization of processes and tools and adoption of MAG global relevant policies applied or to be applied in the Sahel & West Africa region. You will input and help drive wider procurement and logistics transformation, focused on improvements to systems and processes and increasing efficiency. You will also develop, implement, and support the development of plans and initiatives to build the capacity of in-country Procurement and Logistics teams/focal points and functions.

About you:

You will have relevant qualifications and demonstrable Senior Level Experience in Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain management, supporting complex operations and high volumes. You will also have significant experience managing high complexity procurement activities in developing countries/complex markets, improving supply chain processes and leading organizational change management.

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to coordinate and plan activities and to improve processes are essential. A full understanding of Project Life-Cycle dynamics and its interaction with procurement and Inventory Management Processes is also required. You will possess strong Analytical skills in managing Supply Chain Data, excellent literacy, numeracy, and IT skills. You will be self-organized and able to work under limited supervision.

The ability to work in both French and English is required.

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on the MAG website, using the link below.

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

How to apply

For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at **www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG** by the closing date of 10th July 2022.

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Adjoint au Coordinateur des Finances - RDC

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:00:24 +0000

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Organization: INTERSOS
Closing date: 19 Jul 2022

INTERSOS est une Organisation Humanitaire Non Gouvernementale, à but non lucratif, qui a l’objectif d’assister les victimes de désastres naturels et de conflits armés. INTERSOS base son action sur les valeurs de la solidarité, de la justice, de la dignité humaine, de l’égalité des droits et des opportunités pour tous les peuples, du respect des diversités, de la cohabitation, de l’attention aux groupes sociales les plus vulnérables.

Termes de référence

Intitulé du poste : Adjoint au Coordinateur des Finances

Code : SR-38-2612

Pays : RDC

Lieu d’affectation : Bukavu avec des voyages fréquents à Bunia, Goma et Aru

Date de prise de fonction : 01/08/2022

Durée du contrat : 5 mois

Sous la supervision de : CFC

Supervision directe de : N/A

Personnes à charge : Non-family duty station

Contexte général du projet

Présent depuis 2010, INTERSOS RDC intervient dans 3 provinces principalement dans le secteur de la protection. INTERSOS est responsable du suivi de la protection en Ituri, au Nord-Kivu et au Sud-Kivu avec les fonds du HCR. Les fonds humanitaires financent également certains projets dans le secteur de la protection. INTERSOS travaille également en partenariat avec l'UNICEF et le PAM dans le domaine de la nutrition et de l'aide financière. Avec plus de 240 employés, INTERSOS dispose d'un portefeuille d'env. 5,5 millions de dollars.​

Objectif général de la position

Le coordinateur adjoint des finances du pays est chargé de soutenir le CFC dans l'administration du pays et de ses programmes. Il/Elle assure la gestion correcte et efficace des questions administratives et financières, conformément aux procédures d'organisation et aux directives des finances du pays.​

Principales responsabilités et tâches

• Gestion des coffres-forts et des comptes bancaires : Supervise la bonne gestion des coffres-forts et des comptes bancaires, supervise la bonne préparation de la trésorerie et les rapprochements bancaires sur une base mensuelle ;

• Gestion comptable : supervise la bonne comptabilité du programme et le classement de tous les documents comptables,

• Planification et suivi des dépenses : assure, en collaboration avec les Program Managers et le Country Finance Coordinator, la performance économico-financière des Programmes : prévisions financières, projections des dépenses, solde final,

• Gestion des fonds : garantit que les dépenses du programme sont raisonnables, imputables, prudentes et dépensées conformément aux procédures d'INTERSOS et des donateurs,

• Reporting : assiste le coordinateur financier du pays dans la préparation des rapports financiers intermédiaires et finaux des projets ;

• Audit : assiste le coordinateur financier du pays dans la préparation des documents requis pour les audits.

• Gestion du personnel : planifie le travail, supervise et collabore à la formation du personnel de la zone comptable-administrative du projet à la demande du coordinateur des finances du pays ou du chef de mission

• Gestion du système comptable NPW : y compris le téléchargement des données sur une base hebdomadaire, la vérification hebdomadaire/mensuelle par rapport au journal de mission (niveau dépensé par projet, soldes de trésorerie et bancaires), la vérification mensuelle/trimestrielle des débits et crédits, les rapprochements de trésorerie et bancaires, l'extraction et la préparation des rapports financiers, extractions hebdomadaires de LoE à partager avec les PM, en général gestion complète du NPW

• Fiscalité dans le pays : contrôle sur la déclaration et les paiements

• Agir en tant que coordinateur des finances du pays lorsque CFC est en congé ou en cas de lacune

• Tâches annexes : Effectue toutes autres tâches nécessaires au bon fonctionnement du Bureau Financier et Administratif

Profil requis

Education

Diplôme Universitaire en Administration, Sciences Politiques, Finances​

Expérience Professionnelle

Expérience pertinente en gestion financière d'ONG​

Exigences professionnelles

  • Capacité à diriger, déléguer et travailler en équipe
  • Compétences en gestion du stress : capacité à travailler sous pression pour respecter des délais serrés, avec des pics de lourdes charges de travail
  • Bonnes compétences en communication, tant à l'écrit qu'à l'oral
  • ​Fortes compétences organisationnelles et de résolution de problèmes avec approche analytique
  • Bonnes compétences informatiques

Langues

Francais courant, Anglais fortement recommandé​

Exigences personnelles

  • Flexibilité (devra assumer des responsabilités qui pourraient ne pas incomber directement à son JD)
  • Adaptabilité à un environnement de travail changeant et à une éventuelle situation de sécurité volatile
  • Développement personnel, prise d'initiative

How to apply

Les candidats intéressés sont invités à postuler en suivant le lien ci-dessous: https://www.intersos.org/posizioni-aperte/missioni/#intersosorg-vacancies/...

Veuillez noter que notre processus de candidature est composé de 3 étapes très rapides: s’inscrire (incluant votre nom, mail, mot de passe, nationalité et adresse Skype), se connecter et postuler en joignant CV et lettre de motivation en version PDF. Avec cette plateforme les candidats pourront suivre l'historique de leurs candidatures avec INTERSOS.

Si vous rencontrez de graves difficultés à postuler via notre plateforme, vous pouvez envoyer un email à recruitment@intersos.org joignant votre CV et votre lettre de motivation (les deux en version PDF) avec comme objet du message: « Platform issue – SR-38-2612 – Poste».

Veuillez également mentionner le nom, le poste et les coordonnées d'au moins trois références, y compris le responsable hiérarchique lors de votre dernier emploi. Les membres de la famille sont à exclure.

Seuls les candidats sélectionnés pour le premier entretien seront contactés.

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FRANCE – STAGE : ASSISTANT(E) COMMUNICATION / PARIS, CLICHY

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 15:58:01 +0000

Country: France
Organization: Solidarités International
Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) est une association d’aide humanitaire internationale qui, depuis près de 40 ans, porte secours aux populations victimes de conflits armés et de catastrophes naturelles en répondant aux besoins vitaux, boire, manger, s’abriter. Particulièrement engagée dans le combat contre les maladies liées à l’eau insalubre, première cause de mortalité au monde, SI met en œuvre par ses interventions une expertise dans le domaine de l’accès à l’eau potable, l’assainissement et la promotion de l’hygiène mais également dans celui, essentiel, de la sécurité alimentaire et des moyens d’existence. Présentes dans près de vingt pays, les équipes de SI – 2000 personnes au total composées d’expatriés, de personnels nationaux, de permanents au siège, de quelques bénévoles…- interviennent avec professionnalisme et engagement dans le respect des cultures.

DESCRIPTIF DU POSTE

  • Assister la Référente communication terrain sur les activités de communication sur les missions, avec une composante importante de création graphique et audiovisuelle
  • Apporter un soutien au service Communication dans son ensemble.

Principaux objectifs du stage :

  • Assister la Référente communication terrain dans l’exécution des tâches nécessaires au suivi des actions de communication des missions et à la collecte de témoignages émanant du terrain et du siège de l’association
  • Assister le Service Communication dans le traitement et la diffusion des informations (web, réseaux sociaux, événementiel, vie associative, campagnes, relations presse,)
  • Assurer le lien et la circulation de l’information entre les missions et le Département du développement et de la communication
  • Connaissance des différents programmes et des domaines d’expertise de Solidarités International
  • Connaissance du contexte humanitaire et géopolitique des zones concernées
  • Maîtriser les outils relatifs à la communication, en particulier sur le montage des vidéos

Principales tâches :

AIDE A LA CRÉATION DE SUPPORTS DE COMMUNICATION ET A LA PRODUCTION DE CONTENUS**

  • Appui à la Référente communication terrain pour collecter des informations émanant du terrain et des desks au siège
  • Réalisation de courts montages vidéo, de diaporamas photo, et d’infographies
  • Mise en page de documents
  • Rédaction et publication de contenus sur le site web (articles, …)
  • Réalisation de différentes créations graphiques : bannières digitales, infographies simples, retouche photos, mises au format des éléments de campagnes de communication (affiches, insertions presse)
  • Réalisation ponctuelle d’interviews des expatriés en vidéos ou à l’écrit
  • Mise à jour de la photothèque et de la vidéothèque de l’association
  • Suivi de la fabrication des publications et outils de communication du service

CAMPAGNES DE COMMUNICATION

  • Suivi de la mise en place des campagnes de l’association (dont la recherche d’espace gracieux TV et web)

ÉVÉNEMENTIEL

  • Réflexion et participation aux choix des évènements à organiser : avant-premières, salons, conférence de presse, conférence thématique, exposition
  • Suivi de la mise en place de ces événements

EN INTERNE

  • Collecte et diffusion des informations en interne (par exemple : newsletters de missions, rapports d’activités trimestriels et annuels)
  • Participation aux réflexions et réunions du service
  • Contribution ponctuelle à d’autres actions du pôle communication

DEMANDES EXTERNES

  • Traitements des demandes d’informations de la boîte info de l’ONG

Apports du stage :

  • Découvrir le fonctionnement du siège d’une ONG ainsi que les relations entre le siège et le terrain
  • Découvrir les différents métiers de Solidarités International sur le terrain et au siège, par le biais du fonctionnement Service Communication
  • Avoir une première approche du fonctionnement d’une mission et de ses contraintes spécifiques
  • Comprendre les relations entre les différents acteurs humanitaires
  • Connaître et maîtriser les exigences en termes de visibilité des bailleurs de fonds
  • Découvrir la stratégie générale et liée à la Communication d’une ONG et son élaboration
  • Mettre en pratique et perfectionner ses compétences créatrices (graphiques et audiovisuelles) et les outils de suivi des productions

Les tâches à effectuer sont transversales et nécessitent donc autonomie, rigueur et polyvalence. Une connaissance, ou du moins un souhait de comprendre le milieu humanitaire et ses contraintes est indispensable. Des connaissances en communication sont requises pour participer à la dynamique du Service.

Les tâches décrites dans cette annonce sont susceptibles d’évoluer en fonction des chantiers en cours au siège et en fonction des besoins.

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL s’engage à offrir au stagiaire une variété de tâches ainsi qu’une formation interne de préparation au départ lui permettant de renforcer utilement sa formation/son expérience en vue d’un engagement humanitaire futur. Ce stage constitue une opportunité de comprendre en profondeur le fonctionnement d’une ONG humanitaire, ses contraintes et les différentes approches.

VOTRE PROFIL

  • Formation supérieure (niveau bac +3) de préférence tournée vers la communication, le journalisme et/ou la gestion de projet humanitaire
  • Réel intérêt et motivation pour l’associatif et l’humanitaire
  • Expérience en communication
  • Compétences rédactionnelles
  • Esprit critique et d’analyse, autonomie, rigueur, réactivité, organisation, efficacité, capacité de travail importante
  • Informatique : bonne maîtrise PAO (pack Adobe CC et en particulier InDesign et Photoshop), montage vidéo (Premiere Pro), Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet et réseaux sociaux, courrier électronique (Outlook),
  • Anglais courant

CONDITIONS :

  • A pourvoir : fin septembre 2022
  • Lieu du stage : siège de Solidarités International à Clichy- la-Garenne (92110) et télétravail
  • Durée :6 mois, à pourvoir à partir de fin septembre 2022

Statut :

  • Stagiaire avec convention de stage obligatoire.
  • Gratification légale de 15% du plafond horaire de la sécurité sociale en vigueur.
  • La gratification est calculée au prorata des heures de présence réelles sur le mois. (En moyenne 1 mois = 154h, soit 22 jours de 7h/jour)
  • Transport en commun pris en charge à 50% par SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL
  • Tickets restaurant à 8,90 € / jour effectif de stage, avec participation de SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL à 60 %

How to apply

Vous reconnaissez-vous dans cette description? Si oui, envoyez-nous votre CV et Lettre de Motivation en français vie le lien suivant : https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm...

Les candidatures contenant uniquement les CV ne seront pas considérées.

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

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

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Training Taleo

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 15:16:00 +0000

Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 5 Jul 2022

BUT DE LA FONCTION : Le chargé de l'iCCM ou Spécialiste iCCM est responsable de l'encadrement technique des chefs de projet et des Technical Officer (TO) des sous-récipiendaires (SRs) couverts par l'équipe de Coordination de Zone du projet, pour la mise en œuvre des activités de l'iCCM. Il assure également un contrôle qualité de la mise en œuvre des activités de l'iCCM dans la zone couverte, et propose des ajustements techniques pour une amélioration continue de la qualité.

Le chargé de l'iCCM ou spécialiste iCCM travaille sous la responsabilité du Coordonnateur de Zone à qui il rend compte. Il devra collaborer étroitement avec les équipes des sous-récipiendaires, les responsables des équipes cadre de district, le personnel de santé des aires sanitaires ciblées par le passage à échelle de l'iCCM, et les Agents de Santé Communautaires (ASC).

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/...

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Associate Construction Management Engineer (Contracts Management)

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:30:00 +0000

Country: Zimbabwe
Organization: UNOPS
Closing date: 14 Jul 2022

Background Information - Job-specific

Background Information – Zimbabwe

UNOPS Office in Zimbabwe falls under the purview of the UNOPS KEMC (Kenya Multi-Country Office). Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the KEMC manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and Southern Africa. This includes a large portfolio of infrastructure, procurement, and project management service projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and several Island states.

UNOPS manages a range of infrastructure projects in Zimbabwe in different sectors including education, health, agriculture, and transport applying different implementation approaches such as labor-based and outsourced designers/contractors but always with direct supervision from UNOPS.

Following the devastation caused to life, livelihoods, and property by tropical storm Idai in March 2019, the WB has allocated up to US$ 75 million to finance a recovery project for Zimbabwe and the African Development Bank has allocated US$ 25 million. The projects address both early and mid-term recovery needs in multiple sectors (livelihoods, health, education, agriculture, transport). UNOPS manages the WB funds and has established a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to engage multiple UN partner organizations to deliver specific components of ZIRP. UNOPS is the Implementation Agency for the AfDB project.

Functional Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Associate Construction Management Engineer (Contracts Management) is responsible for the day-to-day contract management and timely delivery of the project and associated outputs in accordance with agreed timelines, standards, and budget.

This list is not representative of all the duties required but indicates typical duties and responsibilities.

  • Support the development and management of the Contract Management Plan for all UNOPS contracts in-country including, but not limited to, verification of insurance and goods procured, evaluation of subcontractor’s personnel qualifications, monitoring delivery of contractual terms, certification of reports and payments, and issue of contract amendments, verification of services delivered against contractual requirements, alignment of specifications and standards. Assist in objective oversight over various contract management processes and ensure; all contract conditions are met during mobilization, verification of insurance and goods procured, evaluation of subcontractor’s personnel qualifications, monitoring delivery of contractual terms, certification of reports, and payments are made in a timely manner and contract renewal/new contract procurement is initiated well in advance of needs.
  • Assist in the pre-qualification and short-listing of bidders, preparations of bids, issuance of bids, pre-bid conference, receipt and opening of bids, bid evaluation, submission to UNOPS HQCPC (Headquarters Contracts and Property Committee) for recommendation of award, contracts negotiations, contract finalization, and issuance.
  • Prepare the drafts for contractual correspondence, interpret the contract conditions and specifications, minutes of meetings, etc. Follow up on bidding and contracting;
  • Support the monitoring of contracts performance against agreed benchmarks and through the agreed reporting mechanism. Advise senior management on any potential issues and recommend remedial actions or solutions.
  • Assist in developing appropriate contract management tools, guidelines, and manuals for standardization and knowledge-sharing purposes.
  • Assist in negotiating, within the terms and conditions of the contract, solutions to conflicts/problems arising in case of poor performance or non-compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Assist in monitoring and production of Cash Flows on regular basis with regards to the ongoing projects and financial agreements.
  • General management and assisting in the development of contract strategy including tendering processes and evaluation, managing the contract and contractor, and legal implications.
  • Prepares and processes contract amendments and contract terminations as required in accordance with UNOPS rules and regulations.
  • Assists the Contracts Manager with the evaluation of the Vendor’s performance against the agreed performance measurement criteria. Make recommendations for payments upon review of reports and comments from the relevant departments.
  • Prepares the contract for issuance to suppliers, and obtain appropriate signatures once the procurement award is approved.
  • Supports the development of technical evaluation criteria, and provides guidance during contract drafting.
  • Scrutinize all bonds and guaranties submitted by the contractors and maintain the database for issuance of necessary notices for renewal or implementation of such bonds and guarantees.
  • Support reviewing and processing variations.
  • As needed, provide support on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff
  • Checking and certifying payment certificates of contractors.
  • Assist the Contracts Manager in the preparation of submissions for the award of contracts for the review of PA, LCPC, or HQCPC.
  • Assist the Contracts Manager in performing tender evaluations, check and review contractor rates and review other submissions made by the contractors, and check their authentications to ensure consistency and logical tender evaluation.
  • Assist the Contracts Manager in the preparation of bid documents and support in managing the tender processes.
  • Maintain contractual records and documentation.
  • Maintain good relations with all stakeholders and local authorities;
  • Ensure that UNOPS internal policies and procedures are followed;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Project Manager.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education

  • Completion of Secondary education is required
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or Project Management from an accredited university will be an added advantage and will be accepted in lieu of the respective years of experience;
  • A masters degree in Construction Management, Project management or any other related field will be an added advantage and will be accepted in lieu of the respective years of experience.

Experience

  • A minimum of six years of relevant working experience in Engineering and/or Construction Management and contract management is required
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Contract Administration is required
  • Experience working in project teams and working in a multi-project is required;
  • Professional Membership in a relevant Association will be an asset;
  • Experience in FIDIC contracts management is highly desired;
  • PRINCE2 Foundation Certification is an added advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and oral English language is required.

Competencies

Integrity & Inclusion: Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Partnering: Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).

Results Orientation: Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

Agility: Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

Solution Focused: Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Effective Communication: Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • For retainer contracts, you must complete a few Mandatory Courses (around 4 hours) in your own time, before providing services to UNOPS.
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

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

  • The Associate Construction Management Engineer (Contracts Associate) required will be based in the district of Chipinge which is a family duty station.

Contract type, level and duration

  1. Contract type: Local ICA Contractor Agreement
  2. Contract level : Local ICA Support 6
  3. Contract duration: Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

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

Background Information - UNOPS

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

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

Working with us

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

Diversity

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

Work life harmonization

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

How to apply

https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx...

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Project Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:29:59 +0000

Country: Türkiye
Organization: Sened Organization
Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Based in Gaziantep, the Project officer is under the line management of the Project coordinator He/She will be responsible for:

• To assist in the implementation of all assigned project in Turkey and ensure its execution within time, budget, and quality. Key Activities/Tasks/Duties • Communicate and coordinate with the other project team members and follow up the implementation of activities with them. • Follow-up on the implementation of required activities on a daily manner. This includes directing activities, avoiding mistakes. • Communicate and coordinate with the other project team members and follow up the implementation of activities with them. • Prepare weekly implementation work plans and follow up the implementation with the field team. • Participate in the offers opening, and procurement committee to evaluate the competing bids and help choose the winning bid. • Follow up on the project agreement conditions. • Represent Sened organization and the programs department and ensure effective participation in meetings and workshops with partners, donors, and other parties. • Submit a handover report at the end of the contract. • Any other job-related tasks as assigned by supervisor/line manager.

Required Qualifications (Education/Languages/Work Experience): Essential  Bachelor degree  Two years of experience in a similar position.  Intermediate level in the English language.  Team management with the ability to delegate.

Desirable  Intermediate level in the Turkish language.  Proven experience in humanitarian work and principles.  Proven experience in dealing with donor’s policies, procedures, requirements and compliance.

IT and Equipment  Good proficiency with Microsoft package.

Required Competencies:

Core Competencies (CC):  Accountability.  Stakeholder Orientation.  Communication.  Teamwork.  Planning and Organizing.  Commitment to Continuous Learning.  Creativity.  Technological awareness. Supervisory & Managerial Competencies (SMC):  Vision  Leadership  Empowering others  Managing performance  Building trust  Judgement / decision making

Child safeguarding Policy Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to Sened, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. Sened Is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation. Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy SENED expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status. SENED employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside SENED.

How to apply

• If you believe that your qualification meets the requirements of this position, we highly encourage you to apply with your CV in ENGLISH using the below link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScIsv82f3hccbjzQUZI19j7c9Xb0zmjlm...

• The closing date of the position is 30-06-2022. • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. • Priorities will be for people with disabilities or their families. • Due to the urgency of the position, SENED retains the right to recruit before the closing dates.

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Lobby and Expertise Team -Volunteer Researcher

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:29:57 +0000

Country: Kenya
Organization: Terre des Hommes Netherlands
Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Are you passionate about children's rights? Would you like to volunteer your time and skills to contribute to our work to end child exploitation? Become a volunteer researcher at the Lobby and Expertise Team of Terre des Hommes Netherlands in the East Africa Regional Office.

About Terre des Hommes Netherlands

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH NL) is an international child rights organisation committed to stopping child exploitation.

Our vision is 'a world in which children are no longer exploited' and our mission is 'to prevent child exploitation, remove children from exploitative situations and ensure these children can develop in a safe environment.'

Our vision and mission are inspired and guided by international human rights instruments and standards, in particular the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Council of Europe's Lanzarote Convention, the International Labour Organisation Conventions and aligned with achievement of the SDGs, in particular Goals 5, 8 and 16. In Africa, Terre des Hommes Netherlands works in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Madagascar.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands focuses on ending Sexual Exploitation of Children (SEC), the Worst Forms of Child Labour, Child Trafficking and unsafe migration, promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and on Child Protection in Humanitarian Crisis. For each of these forms of child exploitation, Terre des Hommes Netherlands is developing and implementing projects and programmes through local partners, mainly in Asia and Africa. Terre des Hommes Netherlands also advocates for policy change and implementation at the national, regional and global levels for better legal and policy environments tackling child exploitation.

Objectives of the Volunteer Researcher role :

The aim of this role is to provide a learning and growth environment for an aspiring child rights advocate, while contributing to research, training, tool development and quality assurance of our global programmes to end child exploitation. The specific tasks will be defined in agreement with the volunteer and will be mostly related to supporting a research assignment in 4 countries (remote support) with secondary data review, design of data collection tools, Focus Group Discussions and workshop facilitation guides, data analysis, report writing among other roles. We are looking for a motivated and hands-on volunteer to be a key member of the Lobby & Expertise (L&E) team. The L&E team consists of 7 advisors with different backgrounds and expertise. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the months they will be with us, for at least 5 months, either part-time or full-time depending on your schooling and other obligations (between 16 -36 hours per week).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development (collection of relevant documents, literature review, synthesis and identification of gaps), implementation (development of data collection tools, data analysis, development of draft report) and dissemination of research on key topics, for instance around gender mainstreaming and intersectionality, child participation, alternative care and inclusion of children with disabilities.
  • Collect information on current topics and best practices and disseminating this within the organisation, as agreed on and guided by the L&E team member working directly with the volunteer.
  • Support the development of infographics, messages (lobby and advocacy messages) informed by research.
  • Help to respond to questions and queries from country teams and departments in relation to research.
  • Co-develop and co-facilitate sessions with country teams in the areas of research - as agreed and guided by the L&E team member working directly with the volunteer.
  • Performother duties as may be assigned by your line manager

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Final year Bachelor’s student, recent BA, B.Ed graduate, or Master's Degree student in child rights, human rights, psychology, international/community development studies, sociology, child development or any other relevant degree
  • Knowledge of child rights, child protection or child exploitation
  • Knowledge on how to design and implement research: doing desk studies, developing methodologies and writing reports
  • Good planning and organisation skills
  • Good oral and written communication: being able to write clear messages and present to different audiences
  • Good command of the English language.
  • Previous experience at NGOs or children/youth-focused organisations is an advantage but not required

What do we offer?

  • An inspiring and challenging volunteering opportunity in which you can learn a lot and get responsibility to implement your own tasks (under supervision of technical advisors)
  • Period: minimum of 5 months, maximum of 6 months (20 - 40 hours per week)
  • A monthly allowance based on 40 hours per week.
  • A balance between working from the office and working from home.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Integrity and Child Safeguarding:

Terre des Hommes Netherlands is committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within the organisation.

We aim to attract great talent that not only fits the job but also our high standard of values and principles to prevent and eradicate any type of misconduct including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, any other type of misuse of power or lack of integrity and financial misconduct.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands in particular is committed to keeping children and vulnerable individuals safe and does not accept any form of (child) abuse. Every Terre des Hommes Netherlands employee is bound by the Child Safeguarding Policy and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Policy, as well as the Code of Conduct. Child safeguarding measures are part of our selection and recruitment process.

Note: We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. All offers of employment will therefore be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, references relating to misconduct and disciplinary actions in prior employment. By submitting your application you accept that Terre des Hommes will conduct such pre-employment screening for successful candidates. Terre des Hommes participates in the Inter- Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

Due to the nature of the role, this position is only open to Kenyan nationals.

How to apply

Does this opportunity sound interesting to you and are you motivated to contribute to our work? Recruitment is on a rolling basis until we find a suitable candidate for the role. To apply, send your CV and motivation letter to recruitment.africa@tdh.nl no later than Thursday, 30th June, 2022 1700hrs (EAT).

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PROJECT OFFICER (Gender and Security Division)

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:26:41 +0000

Country: Switzerland
Organization: Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
Closing date: 13 Jul 2022

DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, respect for human rights, and gender equality. Since its founding in 2000, DCAF has contributed to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states, and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.

DCAF’s Foundation Council members represent over 50 countries and the Canton of Geneva. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information visit www.dcaf.ch and follow us on Twitter @DCAF_Geneva.

The Gender and Security Division (GSD) leads DCAF’s work promoting gender equality in security sector reform and governance by providing policy advice, conducting practical research and implementing operational projects. The Division has 11 full- and part-time staff members and we are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and creative individual to join us to help undertake several new projects:

  • Project Officer (PO) 100%
  • Location: Geneva
  • Starting date: September 2022
  • Duration: Temporary contract; 12 months

The role

The PO will support the development, implementation, and monitoring of both operational and policy research projects, with a special, but not exclusive, focus on climate, gender and security. This position requires good knowledge of gender and security, experience in applied research, strong interpersonal skills, and familiarity with the international system and security sector governance and reform.

Main responsibilities

  • Support the design, organization and implementation of activities with partners, including research and operational projects, training, conferences, workshops, policy initiatives, etc.
  • Draft concept notes, implementation/monitoring plans, terms of reference and other project documents
  • Monitor execution of budgets for projects and activities
  • Represent the Gender and Security Division in internal and external meetings as required

Your experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience in international affairs, governance, development, security studies, gender studies, or related disciplines.
  • At least three years of professional experience in the field of gender equality, and women, peace and security.
  • Good knowledge of gender and security; familiarity with international organizations, as well as security sector governance and reform.
  • Proven writing and editing skills in English.
  • Experience in applied research on gender and security, women, peace and security, and related fields.
  • Native fluency in English is a requirement. Professional command of French, Spanish or Arabic a plus.
  • Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application is a pre-requisite

Personal competencies

  • Strong commitment to principles of gender equality and the inclusion of diverse perspectives.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Strong team spirit.
  • Ability to think and act independently and creatively, to work with colleagues at all levels, to multitask, and to meet tight deadlines.

We offer

  • A rewarding, dynamic and challenging work experience
  • The chance to be part of a multicultural team of supportive, hardworking and values-driven people
  • The chance to contribute to improving security of states and their peoples within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights.

How to apply

If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please send your application to gsd-recruit@dcaf.ch by 13th July 2022 mentioning your name as well as the title “Project Officer“ in the subject heading, enclosing:

  • a brief motivational statement in English describing your relevant experience and what you can bring to DCAF and the advertised position
  • a CV (no longer than 2 pages)

DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.

Individuals who seek to serve with DCAF in any individual capacity will be required, if short-listed, to complete a self-attestation stating that they have not committed or been convicted of any criminal offence and have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:26:39 +0000

Country: Switzerland
Organization: Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
Closing date: 17 Jul 2022

DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, respect for human rights, and gender equality. Since its founding in 2000, DCAF has contributed to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states, and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.

DCAF’s Foundation Council members represent over 50 countries and the Canton of Geneva. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information visit www.dcaf.ch and follow us on Twitter @DCAF_Geneva.

The Policy and Research Division (PRDiv) produces empirically grounded and policy-oriented comparative research on global topics relating to security sector governance and reform (SSG/R). This cutting-edge research bridges the gap between policy and practice and is driven by the demand of our national and international partners. For more information, please visit PRDiv’s webpage.

The Division has 15 full- and part-time staff members and we are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join us as:

  • Administrative Officer (50%)
  • Location: Geneva
  • Starting date: as soon as possible / 1 September 2023
  • Duration: 12-month fixed-term contract with possibility of extension

The role Under the supervision of the Head and/or Deputy Head of the Policy and Research Department, the Administrative Officer plays a key role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Policy and Research Division by providing administrative, financial, and human resources support to divisional colleagues. While mainly interacting with own entity colleagues, the Administrative Officer will also routinely liaise with a wide range of Resources Department colleagues across DCAF. Key areas of operation:

  1. Day-to-day administrative tasks, centred on the management and distribution of information within the Entity and logistical arrangements
  2. HR administration-related tasks, including supporting recruitment processes, monitoring and maintaining employee time management systems, as well as organising the arrival and departure of DCAF staff members to and from their entity
  3. Finance administration-related tasks, including processing cash requests and payments, drafting contracts with external partners, monitoring of divisional and project budgets, tracking of (financial) contracts, following up on travel-related expenditures, among others.

Your experience and skills

  • Federal Certificate of Competence (CFC), apprenticeship, or equivalent working experience in a similar function.
  • Fluency in French with a working proficiency level of English or vice versa (fluency in English with a working proficiency level of French), fluency in both languages is considered a strong asset.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.), familiarity with IT systems (e.g., SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc.) is considered a strong asset.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to coordinate effectively across entities.

We offer

  • A rewarding, dynamic and challenging work experience.
  • The chance to be part of a multicultural team of supportive, hardworking and values-driven people.
  • The chance to contribute to improving security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights.

How to apply

If you think you are a good match for DCAF and the position advertised, please apply online at https://dcaf-flexperso.ch, enclosing:

  • a one-page motivational statement in English describing your relevant experience and what you can bring to DCAF
  • a concise CV (maximum two pages)

The deadline for application is 17/07/2022.

DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.

Individuals who seek to serve with DCAF in any individual capacity will be required, if short-listed, to complete a self-attestation stating that they have not committed or been convicted of any criminal offence and have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

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Senior Programme Officer Middle East - London, Edinburgh, UK, or NL

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:11:21 +0000

Countries: Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 4 Jul 2022

Location: Edinburgh, London, UK, or The Hague, NL Position Status: Full-Time, open terms Salary: Edinburgh: circa 32K - 37.9K; London: circa 37.4K - 44.3K; The Hague: circa 38.3K - 45.4K

**APPLY WITH CV AND COVER LETTER BY JULY 4TH.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK OR NL AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT.**

Reporting to: Director for Support Services & Risk Management, Middle East Travel: Up to 35%

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

General Position Summary

Mercy Corps implements a variety of programming throughout the Middle East in response to the diverse humanitarian and long-term development challenges of the region. Mercy Corps has ongoing programs in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine.

The Position

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) supports strategic direction, vision and leadership to ensure impactful, high-quality programming in the Middle East. The SPO works closely with Regional Team and is an essential member of the Regional Management Team. The SPO is the headquarters (HQ) focal point for regional and country level strategic plan processes, regional and country structures and transitions updates and progress on programme implementation and impact. The SPO leads, manages and mentors a team of Programme Officers (POs) and Assistant Programme Officer (APO), ensuring quality work, and instilling a cohesive team dynamic. The SPO supports country teams in multiple aspects of their programmes, and plays a key role in connecting the field to HQ resources and represents country/regional interests internally with various HQ teams, as well as with external stakeholders. The SPO has the ultimate responsibility for overall monitoring of grants/programs for compliance with external (donor) requirements, and adherence to Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures.

Essential Job Responsibilities

STRATEGY, PLANNING AND LEARNING

  • Support regional and country teams with strategy development, planning and progress tracking;
  • Travel to support facilitation of the process and work with teams to finalize strategic plans;
  • Work with the regional and country teams to ensure active and proposed programmes are aligned with and contribute to strategy.
  • Assist regional leadership in identifying and securing support and resources for the region.

COORDINATION AND REPRESENTATION

  • Coordinate the flow of information between country programmes, the regional management team, relevant HQ departments and donors;
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with country offices, resolving issues and maintaining regular contact regarding programme implementation, grant regulations, training/ support needs and incident tracking;
  • Ensure field teams are aware of relevant Mercy Corps resources/tools/best practices;
  • Attend donor meetings on behalf of country programmes and/or the region to represent strategies.
  • Actively participate in relevant coordination forums, networks and donor events;
  • Provide written or verbal briefings on context, country strategy and programmes as needed.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

  • Responsible for managing overall desk support to the region;
  • Develop individual and/or team work plans or other internal management tools for the efficient use of desk team resources and time; set standards and priorities for the team;
  • Check the quality and timeliness of all work of the regional desk team at HQ;
  • Mentor and oversee the onboarding, learning and career progression of POs and APOs;
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND GRANT ADMINISTRATION

  • Supervise ongoing monitoring of programmes, including ensuring regular check-ins with country teams on contractual, legal and financial requirements (such as co-financing/match, BvA, etc);
  • Actively provide assessment of risk associated with programme implementation; mitigation measures and problem solving based on patterns of knowledge across portfolios;
  • Contribute to complex programme management hand in hand with the Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director;
  • Support field teams in adhering to internal and external policies (e.g. PM@MC 2.0 minimum standards, donor compliance regulations, etc.);
  • Ensure timely sign off and submission of proposals, as well as both narrative and financial reports, and follow up with donors as necessary;
  • Ensure Mercy Corps knowledge management systems (e.g. Grant Award Information Tracker) are up to date and accurate.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Identify and highlight promising funding opportunities for country programmes and regional initiatives, in line with country strategies;
  • Identify contractual risk and develop mitigation strategies;
  • Ensure that proposals are developed in accordance with defined internal processes;
  • Ensure that lessons learned are incorporated into new programme design;
  • Oversee submission of proposals and concept notes to donors, and serve as the focal point during any negotiations with donor HQ representatives.

OTHER

  • Travel to the field to support country programmes as requested;
  • Support the recruitment, deployment and onboarding process for any Mercy Corps new hires, as needed;
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: 3 Programme Officers and 1 Assistant Programme Officer

Accountability

Reports Directly To: Director for Support Services & Risk Management, Middle East

Works Directly With: Country programme teams, MCG RPT, Country Directors, Directors of Programmes, MCE Programmes team, Finance, Compliance, Communications, Policy and Advocacy, New Initiatives, Programme Accountability and Quality, Strategic Partnership Team.

Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders

Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in international relief or development, particularly in grant administration and compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal development, program management, monitoring and evaluation, and external representation.
  • Previous Middle East field experience preferred.
  • Arabic proficiency or knowledge is a plus.

Success Factors

The successful candidate is a team player who demonstrates the skill, professional maturity and finesse required to manage the desk team to provide excellent, timely support to the Middle East field teams. The SPO is a problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity and demonstrates the ability to serve as a mentor for the Programme Officer and Assistant Programme Officer. The SPO is a skilled communicator, able to develop and utilize strong relationships with staff, partners and donors. The SPO will analyze context and develop high impact strategies, and will be a skilled writer and synthesizer of complex information, helping teams generate new insights into their work, the needs of their countries and the region, and how programme impact can be scaled. A sense of humor is greatly appreciated.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

This role is based in Edinburgh, London or The Hague.

The SPO role involves travel to the field, of up to 35% of the time, sometimes on short notice and to areas with limited access to medical facilities and amenities, to support and fill-in during senior staff gaps.

Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a short term assignment to the field. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country locations. An expectation of this role is the ability to travel to the field, sometimes at short notice to support field teams and programmes and to fill-in during field staffing gaps.

Ongoing Learning

In support of our belief that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities we serve, we empower all team members to dedicate 5% of their time to learning activities that further their personal and/or professional growth and development

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.

We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct elearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis

How to apply

Please apply to the following link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/job/o0s8jfwD

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Educateur Spécialisé (H/F)

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:09:50 +0000

Country: France
Organization: Croix-Rouge Française
Closing date: 29 Jun 2022

Le Centre Parental de Talant regroupe des hommes et des femmes soudés éducateurs spécialisés éducatrices de jeunes enfants conseillère en économie sociale et familiale auxiliaires de puériculture psychologue responsables de services employés administratifs agents de services ouvrier des moyens généraux...

En nous rejoignant vous adhérez au projet d'établissement qui fait de la parentalité le thème central des préoccupations de notre accompagnement

Acteur majeur de l’économie sociale et solidaire, la Croix-Rouge française pilote un réseau de plus de 600 établissements et services dans les secteurs de la santé, du médico-social et de la formation.

Elle est à la tête également de 12 instituts régionaux de formation sanitaire et sociale.

Membre du plus grand réseau humanitaire mondial, la Croix-Rouge française emploie ainsi plus de 17 000 salariés qui, à travers plus de 70 métiers, mettent leur professionnalisme au service des plus fragiles au sein d’instituts médico-éducatifs, de crèches, de maisons de retraite, de centres de réadaptation fonctionnelle, de centres d’hébergement d’urgence, de formation, de missions internationales…

La Croix-Rouge Française recrute pour son Centre Parental:

Un(e) Educateur Spécialisé(e)

En CDI, temps plein

Poste basé à TALANT

Le Centre Parental de Talant est un établissement de la protection de l'enfance qui accueille des mères, pères ou couples avec enfant(s) de moins de trois ans. Vous rejoindrez une équipe pour qui l'entraide et le partage sont présents au quotidien !

Sous la responsabilité du Responsable de service éducatif, au sein d'une équipe pluridisciplinaire, vous travaillez avec les familles accueillies. Vous êtes en charge de (d') :

- Elaborer un diagnostic social et des hypothèses d'intervention

- Elaborer le projet personnalisé co-construit avec chaque membre de la famille

- Mettre en oeuvre, suivre et évaluer des actions éducatives

- Suivre leurs dossiers administratif et statutaire

- Accompagner ces familles dans l'insertion sociale, scolaire et/ou professionnelle

- Accompagner le ou les parents et l'enfant dans les actes de la vie quotidienne

- Effectuer un suivi quotidien des familles au sein des logements

- Communiquer de manière régulière et permanente avec les familles et/ou représentants légaux, référents sociaux et autres partenaires

- Développer des actions de soutien à la parentalité

- Rédiger des notes de synthèses et autres rapports

Horaires d'internat (soir et week-end)

Vous êtes titulaire d'un Diplôme d'Etat d’Educateur spécialisé. Une expérience dans le secteur de la protection de l'enfance serait un plus. Vous savez travailler en équipe, suivre un projet, avez le sens de l'écoute et de la pédagogie.

Rémunération selon la convention collective de la Croix-Rouge Française entre 2069,76€ et 2405,76€ mensuels bruts (possibilité de reprise d'ancienneté, prime de fin d'année). La Croix-Rouge Française a signé des accords intergénérationnel et d'égalité professionnelle pour notamment favoriser l'articulation entre vie professionnelle et personnelle et fait bénéficier à ses salariés de divers avantages (CET, des dispositions de la convention collective plus favorable que le code du travail, prévoyance...)

How to apply

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

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