Nigeria: HEALTH OFFICER-MAIDUGURI

Organization: International Medical Corps
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 14 Mar 2017

BACKGROUND

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.

International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects, building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care for Children under five years of age.

International Medical Corps is therefore looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Health Officer to be based in its Maiduguri office.

HEALTH OFFICER –MAIDUGURI

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Health Manager, the Health Officer will be responsible for supervision of direct implementation of the Health Field activities in the various communities/IDP camps in Maiduguri, Borno State. He/She will closely work with the Health team, partners, IDPs and all stakeholders to ensure efficient delivery of safe Health services in the assigned area.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Overall management and supervision of the community health volunteers/workers assigned to various communities in Maiduguri

  • Ensure regular coordination with the State Ministry of Health and the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency

  • Ensure an appropriate assessment of the health facilities to be supported by the MoH and document needs in terms of essential drugs supply, training and any other area that can be supported by IMC

  • Work as the liaison person between IMC and the Health facilities supported by IMC through the State Ministry of Health

  • Work with the Health Manager to develop and implement appropriate tools for drugs consumption monitoring in the supported health facilities

  • Support the Health Manager in conducting regular supportive supervision to the supported health facilities

  • Work with the Health Manager and M&E team to carry out regular assessments and draft concept notes on the health needs in target communities.

  • Work with Health Manager to provide regular follow and supervision of contractors engaged in the rehabilitation of health facilities in the target communities.

  • Work with Health Manager and the M&E team to design templates, construction contracts for health centres rehabilitation, and a system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of hired contractor.

  • Developing a participatory community led approach for the management of rehabilitated health facilities

  • Plan, organise and facilitate trainings for the health staff in the supported facilities as well as community health workers as per identified training needs.

  • Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct

  • Ensure submission of weekly, monthly and inputs to the quarterly/donor progress reports to the Health Manager and/or project management team in a timely manner

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Science, Nursing, or any related field

  • Previous experience implementing health programs for displaced populations

  • Three (3) years working experience in health programs, preferably with an INGO

  • Previous experience implementing capacity building programs for health partners

  • Strong skills in drugs consumption monitoring ( designing and implementing tools to this effect)

  • Experience in dealing with local contractors (follow up and supervision of rehabilitation work on health facilities)

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and power point),

  • Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills.

How to apply:

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps via the email: imcnigeriavacancy@gmail.com

Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.

Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document.

Deadline for submission is 14th March, 2017

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Turkey: Rehabilitation Program Officer

Organization: International Medical Corps
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:

Assist to the Rehabilitation Program Manager for smooth and efficient program management and coordination

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Reporting

¨ e-mail correspondence within the organization

¨ Under the supervision of the line manager, writes e-mail correspondence with external partners such as local NGOs or INGOs

¨ collection of weekly statistics from all sites, verification of correctness of all statistical data before submission, compilation and forwarding to M&E

¨ contribution to weekly, monthly, quarterly and other reports

¨ timely and reliable submission of reports

¨ Reporting on all tasks and responsibilities to the Rehabilitation Coordinator

Translation

¨ Simultaneous oral translation (English/Arabic/Turkish), as required

¨ Mastering of vocabulary specific to rehabilitation topics

¨ Written translation of manuals, correspondence, training material, etc.

Organisation

  • Organize trainings and events including logistical duties as part of setting up these events, and procurement of material as necessary, invitation of participants, organisation of board and lodging and safe travels alongside with the security department
  • Scheduling external and internal meetings in agreement with the line manager
  • Documents verification including but not limited to MoUs, payroll, invoices, etc.

Representation of the department

¨ As required, Program Officer shall represents in internal and external meetings.

¨ Conducts oral briefing on the department for new national and international staff

Collaboration with Partners

¨ Regular personal and online meetings with representatives of the supported rehab centres for monitoring and follow-up

¨ Weekly written summary of all meetings

¨ Collection and filing of relevant documents for each rehab centre

Finance, Logistics and Procurement

¨ Along with the line manager, collaborate with finance, logistics and procurement departments on logistics and procurement procedures

¨ Independent management of logistics and procurement procedures

¨ Filing of all documents related to logistics and procurement

¨ As required by the line manager, Program Officer shall conduct budget follow-up on a monthly basis in collaboration with finance and logistics/procurement departments

This position will evolve over a period of time. Tasks and responsibilities are not limited to the ones described above, but may require adaptation at any moment according to operational needs.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

· University degree holder in any field

· At least 3 years working experience in a similar position, ideally in the Humanitarian sector

· Written and oral proficiency in English, Arabic & Turkish language (Syrian or Turkish Nationals)

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, notably Word and Excel

· Expertise in e-mail correspondence, writing of reports and minutes of meeting in English language

· Syrian nationals must have valid residence permit

· Willing to travel inside Turkey

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

· Expertise in e-mail correspondence, writing of reports and minutes of meetings in English language

· Experience working with finance, logistics and procurement, preferably in humanitarian organization

· Experience in data collection, compilation, analysis and presentation

· Experience in budget follow-up

How to apply:

Applications should include a detailed CV and a cover letter should be submitted in English with the subject title to following email address, respectively:

hrkilis@internationalmedicalcorps.org

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Nepal: Programme Manager – Nepal – Fluent in Nepali & English

Organization: Options Consultancy Services
Country: Nepal
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

We are seeking a Programme Manager, responsible for the effective & efficient project management of General Health Infrastructure & Technical Assistance (GHITA) programme in Nepal. Funded by DFID, the programme will be implemented from March 2017 to Dec 2020, supporting Nepal’s National Health Sector Strategy and enhancing the capacity of the Ministry of Health to build a resilient health system.

Responsibilities

The General Health Infrastructure & Technical Assistance (GHITA) programme, funded by DFID, will be implemented in Nepal (March 2017 to Dec 2020). It supports the goals of the National Health Sector Strategy and is focused on enhancing the capacity of the Ministry of Health to build a resilient health system. The programme is managed by four core partners: Options, HERD, Miyamoto and Oxford Policy Management.

The Programme Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient project management of the GHITA programme. You will work closely with Options staff and the consortium team to ensure that all work is carried out to high standards and to support the development of the organisation as a whole. You will report to the Senior Programme Manager, work closely with Deputy Team Leader on a day to day basis, and will be based in Options’ offices in Kathmandu.

Main Tasks

  • Manage the GHITA programme, ensuring all donor guidelines for financial management are adhered to.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and monitoring of the designated projects, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate.
  • Track project deliverables, ensuring they meet appropriate levels of quality
  • Coordinate, input and quality assure client reports, including quarterly reports and annual reviews.
  • Management of project budgets, monitoring the expenditures and costs against delivered and realised milestones as the projects progress.
  • Lead on the development and tracking of annual costed work plans.
  • Lead on internal and external financial reporting, including invoicing (i.e. client), monthly update of expenditure tracking spreadsheets, variance analysis and ensuring the accuracy of monthly financial reports.
  • Organising short term consultant inputs including preparation of TORs, sourcing, negotiating, drafting contracts briefing and managing consultants.
  • Lead the contractual arrangements with long-term project staff, and provide them with ongoing project management support.
  • Support programme security, including maintaining an up to date programme security briefing, management of risk reporting and maintaining an up to date risk log, undertaking security briefings for visiting consultants and escalating security issues to the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader
  • Manage and support effective communication and cooperation among partners, subcontractors and colleagues.
  • Regularly liaise with the Senior Programme Manager and coordinate monthly Programme Management/Finance cluster meetings.
  • Work with the Finance Team on all aspects of financial management related to GHITA, and contribute to the monthly management accounts, annual audit, budgeting process and re-forecasting.

Person specification

You will:

  • hold at minimum a Master’s Degree/equivalent qualification in a relevant area or equivalent experience

  • have significant experience of working in International Development at Programme Management level and extensive experience of the development and implementation of large complex programmes

  • have experience in distance management between a local office and international headquarters,

  • have experience working in Nepal, and knowledge of the Nepali health sector and development issues

You will also have experience in the following:

  • Managing large donor-funded programmes

  • Strategic planning

  • Close working relationships with partners

  • Contracting

  • Networking to build successful relationships with potential clients, collaborators and consultants

  • Fundraising/business development

In addition, you will have the following skills:

  • Financial management,

  • Ability to work on a wide range of projects and other issues simultaneously,

  • Self-starter, can work independently or as part of a team,

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills,

  • Excellent communicator both in writing and verbally,

  • Flexible attitude to work and ability to work in challenging working environments,

  • Sensitive to other cultures,

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali

About Options

Established in 1992, Options Consultancy Services Limited provides technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them the most.

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Harriet Andrews opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th March.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview
For more info, go on our website

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Egypt: RSD Legal Officer, Refugee Legal Aid Program

Organization: St. Andrew’s Refugee Services
Country: Egypt
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

Founded in 1979, St Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) is a refugee service provider in central Cairo that works to enhance the quality of life for refugees and vulnerable migrants through education, legal aid, and psychosocial services. We provide high-quality services meeting the unaddressed needs of refugees, and we provide a safe and inclusive space for displaced people to come together as a community. We work for refugees, with refugees, to make rights recognition a reality.

StARS’ Mission is to enhance the quality of life of refugees in Egypt and make their rights a reality through client-centered programs.

StARS’ Vision is a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for refugees in which they can exercise their rights, pursue their aspirations, and live in dignity.

Project Description: Refugee Legal Aid Program

The Refugee Legal Aid Program (RLAP) provides advice and representation to refugees seeking recognition by UNHCR through refugee status determination (RSD) procedures in Egypt and assists refugees in accessing resettlement to safe third countries. RLAP is seeking a Legal Officer to assist clients in their RSD processes before UNHCR.

Role

Under the supervision of the RLAP Director and the RSD Coordinator, the RSD Legal Officer is responsible for the provision of legal advice and representation to urban refugees in matters related to RSD procedures.

This includes: assessment of initial requests for assistance; the screening of refugee cases to identify those of heightened vulnerability, specific need, or strategic importance; preparation of detailed written statements addressing accounts of persecution in countries of origin; drafting legal briefs in support of refugee claims in appeal and reopening procedures; and communicating with UNHCR and others concerning client cases and additional support. The RSD Legal Officer is also expected to contribute to advocacy efforts regarding the urban refugee population and to supervise and train volunteer staff. The RSD Legal Officer is a member of a team of approximately 25 legal staff and reports to the RLAP RSD Coordinator.

Responsibilities

All duties are carried out under the supervision of the RLAP Director and the RLAP RSD Coordinator.

Legal and Technical

  • To develop and supervise the screening and intake of potential clients for representation in RSD matters.
  • To manage and oversee RLAP’s caseload in RSD matters, ensuring timely provision of assistance and follow-up on client cases as necessary.
  • To provide general legal counseling and assistance to refugees regarding their applications for registration, protection, and RSD before UNHCR.
  • To prepare clients for registration and RSD interviews and represent clients in such interviews as needed.
  • To draft legal briefs and prepare witness declarations and other evidence in support of RSD appeals and reopening requests.
  • To serve periodically as an on-call legal advisor, assisting clients by providing legal advice and assistance on a walk-in basis.
  • To prepare and facilitate RSD preparation workshops and Know Your Rights trainings for refugee communities.
  • To undertake country of origin research in support of individual claims and for general organizational research purposes and to maintain good working knowledge of the current political and social situations in the countries of origin of RLAP’s clients.
  • To assess extra-legal client needs and refer to other StARS teams or external organizations as appropriate.
  • To maintain good working knowledge of UNHCR’s RSD policies and procedures.
  • To undertake comprehensive case management practices including maintaining and updating electronic databases and records for each client, and keeping detailed notes of all casework activities.

Programmatic

  • To assist the RLAP Director and RLAP RSD Coordinator in development and implementation of team policies and procedures.
  • To assist other members of RLAP and StARS programs regarding issues related to the urban refugee population.
  • To attend and contribute to RLAP meetings and other staff meetings.
  • To build and maintain strong relationships with refugee communities in Cairo.
  • To build and maintain relationships with psychosocial and education staff and operational partners to ensure the smooth running of the project.
  • To communicate with refugee communities, other service providers, and UNHCR to facilitate the provision of accurate information and advice leading to the fulfillment of refugee rights.

Supervisory

  • To assist the RLAP RSD Coordinator in the recruitment of volunteer legal advisors and other staff.
  • To assist the RLAP RSD Coordinator in conducting an intensive one-week training for new volunteers two to three times per year.
  • To supervise volunteer legal advisors in RSD legal work, including providing guidance on managing workload and reviewing written drafts and other work.
  • To assist the RLAP RSD Coordinator in the management of volunteer caseloads, and the provision of case-specific advice.
  • To engage proactively in promoting self-care among volunteers and other staff.
  • To ensure high quality legal advice and representation and a refugee rights-based approach.

Administration

  • To undergo probation and regular performance appraisals.

Communication/Reporting

  • To communicate regularly with the RLAP Director and the RLAP RSD Coordinator, reporting on all major issues and developments in the field and within RLAP.
  • To provide case reporting data to the RLAP Director as requested in order to accurately report work to senior management, funders, and others.
  • To submit activity reports as requested.
  • To promote information sharing within RLAP and StARS on all issues affecting the populations we serve.

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate will be energetic, articulate, and comfortable interacting with diverse segments of society. She or he will have demonstrated a firm commitment to human rights and refugee issues.

Essential qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in a related field (international development, international law, development studies, Middle East Studies) OR a qualified lawyer in any jurisdiction (J.D., LLB or equivalent). In lieu of these educational requirements, applications will also be accepted from candidates with a minimum of one year of experience representing refugees in RSD or asylum processes.
  • English being the official language of UNHCR Cairo and StARS, the RLAP RSD Legal Officer must be fluent in oral and written English.
  • Excellent legal research and drafting skills.
  • Knowledge of UNHCR guidelines and procedures, especially RSD procedures utilized by UNHCR Egypt.
  • Knowledge of the general protection situation and vulnerabilities of refugees in Egypt.
  • A demonstrated commitment to and sensitivity toward vulnerable or displaced people.
  • Ability to live and work in a fluid security environment.
  • Proven experience drafting client affidavits and legal arguments.
  • Ability to exercise sound legal judgment, well organized, self-motivated, and reliable.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as individually.
  • A positive attitude and sensitive manner when dealing with clients including a range of interviewing skills for dealing with challenging scenarios, particularly in advocating for survivors of violence, trafficking, torture, and SGBV.

Desirable Characteristics:

  • Fluency in Arabic or a refugee language is an advantage.
  • Managerial experience or familiarity with volunteer oversight.
  • Life and work experience in the Middle East or Egypt or with an urban refugee population.

Hours: 40-hour work week (Sunday – Thursday), and other hours and overtime as required.

Supervised by: RLAP RSD Coordinator

Salary: 6,100 EGP per month, rising to 6,400 EGP per month at the completion of the probationary period (plus 400 EGP monthly Cost of Living Allowance and 125 EGP monthly medical allowance).

Benefits: StARS official benefit policies as stipulated in StARS Policies and Procedures Guidelines

Closing date for applications: 2 March 2017; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Anticipated starting date: 15 April 2017 or as soon as possible.

This position is subject to a three-month probationary period, at which time the employee’s performance will be reviewed and probation may be extended.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and brief legal writing sample to rlap.applications@stars-egypt.org. Please write “RSD Legal Officer” in the subject line.

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Lebanon: Consultant – Response Options Framework (CASH)

Organization: British Red Cross
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 05 Mar 2017

British Red Cross

Consultant, Response Options Framework

Refusing to ignore people in crisis

Beirut, Lebanon + home-based

34 days, April – June 2017

The Consultant will develop, test and refine a Response Options Framework to guide the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) on when cash, in-kind, or a combination of the two would be the most appropriate response modality, in the context of Lebanon and within the capacities of the National Society.

This will involve working alongside LRC staff and volunteers to develop and pilot a set of tools and guidelines, to make sure that they are suitable for supporting operational decision making. The Response Options Framework will inform both LRC’s cash preparedness and contingency planning work, and its existing Syria Crisis response work.

The Lebanese Red Cross – most well-known for running the national ambulance service – formed a Disaster Management Unit (DMU) in late 2013. The DMU has a growing programme portfolio – including Basic Assistance (in-kind and cash), Water and Sanitation, and Disaster Risk Reduction programmes with a wide geographical reach across the country.

The British Red Cross has been working with the LRC DMU since late 2013, supporting the development of cash-based programming.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of delivering high quality consultancy work on time and according to pre-agreed terms of reference. They will have experience in project managing and providing technical support to high quality humanitarian response programmes, including both cash and in-kind programmes; strong quantitative and qualitative research skills; and excellent workshop planning and facilitation skills.

We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.

To read more about this opportunity please refer to the ToR here

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Midnight, Sunday 5th March

Interviews will take place w/c 13th March 2017.

We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

JOB POSTCODE:

SALARY: £200-300 per day (dependent on experience)

LOCATION: Beirut, Lebanon

CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED TERM

HOURS: FULL TIME

ADVERT TYPE: Recruitment

CLOSING DATE: 5th March 2017

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position please send the following information to Francesca Jones at francescajones@redcross.org.uk

1) A CV and covering letter outlining existing technical knowledge and experience in both cash-based programming and wider humanitarian response programming analysis – ideally demonstrating a knowledge of the Lebanon/regional/Syria Crisis context

2) An example of previous similar work

3) A brief work plan covering how you plan to deliver against these objectives within the identified timeframe

4) An indication of your preferred daily salary rate

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Angola: Key Expert 1 “Public Health Planning” (Team Leader Technical Assitance); Angola

Organization: EPOS Health Management
Country: Angola
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Introduction:

The EU funded “Programa de Apoio ao Sector da Saúde – PASS” II supports the Angolan health sector in five provinces of intervention

Project duration:

Until 03/2019

The program works on three different levels with three specific objectives:

  1. Strengthening and improving the institutional capacities of the central services of the Ministry of Health to develop, improve and coordinate standards, procedures, instruments and tools in the areas of strategic and operational planning, budgeting, organization of services, and monitoring

  2. Strengthening and improving the capabilities of the provincial Ministry of Health to plan, budget, organize and manage the integrated health services in line with the decentralization policy and the process of municipalization of Health Services

  3. Improving the quality of health care services in maternal and child health city hospitals and health centers, particularly to ensure the chain of health care in pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn health

Job Description:

The Team Leader is in particular responsible for:

• Monitoring and implementation of planned activities

• Project reporting

• Provision of technical and operational advice on project activities

• Support to project planning

• Review of and input to project documents

• Any other technical task considered necessary by the counterparts, the EU or EPOS Head office

• Management of the Programme Estimates

Expert Profile:

Qualification and competences:

• Master of Public Health

• Professional level of Portuguese in writing and speaking

• Good knowledge of French or English (spoken and written)

• Good team work and decision-making skills

General professional experience:

• At least 15 years of general experience

Specific professional experience:

• Knowledge of EU procedures

• At least 10 years of experience in institutional support / health consulting and support to government institutions

• At least 5 years of experience with public health administration and management in developing countries

• At least 5 years of TL experience in development projects

How to apply:

To obtain more information or to submit your CV, please contact: Linda Briem, Linda.Briem@epos.de

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Malawi: Team Leader – Quality Improvement, Malawi

Organization: EPOS Health Management
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

Introduction

  • Quality Management in the Health Sector in Malawi

  • GIZ

  • Malawi

  • Status: tender

  • Duration of assignment: up to 30 person months starting 07/2017, project will come to an end in 12/2019

  • Duty station: Lilongwe with travel to target districts of Lilongwe, Dedza, Mchinji and Ntcheu

Project Objectives

The health system of the target districts, especially in maternal and newborn health care has been strengthened with respect to quality and delivery of services.

The programme will be engaged in target districts of Dedza, Lilongwe, Mchinji and Ntcheu, contribute experience to central policy dialogue and feedback developments from there to the districts. It will operate in three result areas:

  1. institutional reforms in the health sector

  2. quality management and

  3. human resource development and management

The consultant will work in result area 2, providing support to selected districts in implementing the National Quality Management Strategy under the Ministry of Health.

Expert Profile

  • Qualifications and skills

  • A medical doctor or other health professional with a Master in Public Health, or International

  • Health or Health Management with a focus on developing countries

  • Proven work experience in health systems in Eastern Africa, Malawi is an asset

  • Project management including experience as a team leader

  • Work experience in Quality Management in health care in particular in developing countries

  • Good spoken and written German and English

  • Work experience in strengthening health information systems

  • Familiar with GIZ’s Capacity WORKS management model

  • Experience in capacity building preferably in the areas of Quality Management and HMIS

How to apply:

To obtain more information or to submit your CV, please contact: Ms. Neha Khurana at neha.khurana@epos.de

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Philippines: ARMED FORCES PROGRAM MANAGER based in Makati City

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 15 Mar 2017

As Armed Forces Program Manager, you will contribute to the dialogue of the ICRC delegation with all arms carriers. You will contribute to the analysis, planning, and ICRC’s approach to arms carriers regarding means and methods of warfare. You will assist the security cell or the delegation with security issues upon request.

MAIN TASKS

· Provides real-time analysis of conflict dynamics and advises and supports the delegation on its dialogue with arms carriers

· Handles all operational and thematic issues with regard to dialogue with all arms carriers and state/non-state armed groups, and advises on the humanitarian implications of the use of force by arms carriers, providing essential technical advice on interventions linked to the protection of civilians

· Responsible for maintaining a network of contacts, ensuring substantive engagement with military command structures, military and security institutes

· Supports arms carriers’ efforts to integrate international humanitarian law/ international human rights law into doctrine and training and relevant aspects of their operations

· Organizes events and implements projects to promote awareness of and respect for IHL/IHRL among arms carriers

REQUIRED PROFILE

Selection requirements:

· Graduate of a recognized military academy or defense college

· Serving/Retired Officer from the Armed Forces of the Philippines with the rank of Major or higher, with minimum 10 years’ experience

· Has held a command appointment, preferably with an operational deployed unit

Your profile:

· Excellent understanding and knowledge of international humanitarian law and international human rights law and relevant local laws

· Excellent knowledge of the militaries, military command headquarters, operational structures and military policy within the South East Asia region

· Willingness to travel frequently

· Fluent in both English and Filipino. Proficiency in Bisaya or other Philippine dialects an advantage

ICRC offers:

· Opportunities for advanced learning and development

· Competitive compensation package

· Meaningful career within an international humanitarian setup

Closing date of application: 15 March 2017

Duration of contract: Permanent

Contract start: As soon as possible

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are requested to send their comprehensive resume and cover letter to man_hr_services@icrc.org, with subject line: SURNAME First name – Armed Forces Program Manager.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

Office Address: 5th Floor, Erechem Building, Corner Rufino and Salcedo Streets, Makati City, Philippines

To learn more about the ICRC in the Philippines, please visit our website www.icrc.org/ph and follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/ICRCph.

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Somalia: Project Manager

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0537

Position:

Project Manager

Place of performance:

Mogadishu, Somalia

Contract duration:

up to 10 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:

1-Mar-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The project manager is responsible to produce/read the project initiation documents (PID), Legal Agreement and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure the project(s) products are capable of meeting the business cases for both our client and UNMAS. Success of the project(s) and hence Project Manager will be based on the Success Criteria of our client and UNMAS engagements which are linked to the below responsibilities. The project manager is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle. S/he must be able to apply the below duties and responsibilities of the project success criteria

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

Stakeholder Management:

· Establish solid working relationship with the project board (Executive, Senior Users and Senior Suppliers), UNMAS and key stakeholders

· Manage communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, exceptions and are in a position to accept handover products

· Advise UNMAS on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance)

· Manage the information flows between the Project Board/OC Director and the project(s)

· Delivery and Performance:

Expected output:

· Develop and maintain project plans

· Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the project board

· Embed sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, environmental and economic aspects into project life cycle.

· Manage the production of the required products, taking responsibility for overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective action where necessary

· Liaise with any external suppliers or account managers

· Authorize Work Packages

· Advise the Project Board, Programme unit and Programme Director of any deviations from the plan

· Participate in coordination meetings with UN, Government as well as meeting with relevant stakeholders

· Identify and manage risks so that maximum benefit to UNMAS and stakeholders is achieved

· Manage and review product quality and ensure products are accepted

· Work with the Programme team on financial agreements and contribution agreements

· Monitor and evaluate performance of service providers

· Identify and report potential business opportunities for our client/UNMAS to supervisor

· Identify and report threats to our client/UNMAS internal business case to supervisor

· Participate in regular update meetings with our client/UNMAS portfolio managers to discuss progress, risks and issues that may emerge to ensure project stays on track

Project reporting:

Procedures:

· Follow the Project Management Cycle Instructions and ensure that all organizational policy is complied with (Organizational Directives and Administrative Instructions)

· Prepare/adapt the following plans for approval by the Project Board: I. Project Initiation Documentation; II. Stage/Exception Plans and relevant Product Descriptions

· Prepare the following reports:

a. Highlight Reports

b. End Stage Reports

c. Operational Closure Checklist

d. End Project Report

e. Handover Report

· Ensure that all expenditure comply with our clients Financial Rules and Regulations (FRR) and is coordinated with UNMAS to keep expenditure and deliverables on track.

· Manage budgets, cash flow and obligations to ensure that deliverables are met and payments to contractors and personnel are received on time.

· Understand and manage our clients/UNMAS overheads, allocable charges, and related corporate charges as they apply to the project

· Understand the unique structures of the UN and budget appropriately for personnel

· Manage and remain accountable for expenditures against the budget (based on accurate financial reports)

· Where the Project Manager has no delegation as a committing officer, s/he retains these responsibilities and will monitor and instruct/request others to carry out the relevant commitments and disbursements.

Team management:

Knowledge Management:

· Participate in the relevant Communities of Practice

· Actively interact with other PMs and the PM community to share case studies, lessons learned and best practice on the Knowledge System.

· Provide feedback to Practice Leads on policy, supporting guidance with an aim towards continuous improvement of our clients policies in coordination with UNMAS based on the learning from project deliverables

· Complete lessons learned as per reporting format

· Incorporate lessons learned from others as per planning format

Personnel Management:

· Lead and motivate the project management team

· Ensure that behavioural expectations of team members are established

· Ensure that performance reviews are conducted

· Identify outstanding staff and bring them to the attention of the management

· Have a thorough understanding of our clients personnel contract modalities (including ICA and Staff)

· Select, recruit and train team as required by project plans

· Perform the Team Manager role, unless appointed to another person(s)

· Perform Project Support role, unless appointed to another person or corporate/programme function

· Ensure safety and security for all personnel and comply with UNDSS standards.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in Business Admin.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 7 years of demonstrable relevant Military experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 2 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

· Vision:

· Judgement & Decision making:

· Leadership:

· Planning&Organization: Accountability:

· Client orientation:

· Communication

Other relevant information:

Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in business administration, project management or related field or senior staff qualification; or first level university degree or military/police College or junior command and staff course combined with relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Military qualifications on staff level with relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of above academic qualifications;

At least 7 years’ experience in operations management (military or humanitarian mine action), with at least 2 years proven and applicable experience in management of operations in humanitarian mine action operational;

A relevant combination of academic credentials and/or industry certifications and qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the university education.

How to apply:

Please apply via the following link https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a1124000001o28Y

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the): Education Specialist

Organization: Coffey
Country: Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the)
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Laos Australia Institute

Education Specialist

  • Short term consultant opportunity. Up to 13 days input
  • Inputs are required between 8 and 30 June 2017 with some flexibility required
  • Located in Vientiane, Laos
  • Classified as Category B, Level 3 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework

The Program

On behalf of the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Coffey International Development (Coffey) manages the Laos Australia Institute (LAI) in association with Vientiane College. The focus of LAI is human resource development (HRD), through working at the national level and with key government agencies. LAI also manages the Australia Awards Scholarship program in Laos and a national scholarships program for students to attend post-secondary education courses in Laos. The Institute aims to improve participation of women in leadership and management roles and increase the capacity of people with disability and organisations involved in disability-inclusive development.

Coffey and LAI are currently seeking applications for the position of Education Specialist to support the 2017 Australia Awards assessment process.

The Position

The Education Specialist will provide high quality inputs into the interviewing and assessment process of applicants for Australia Awards. The Specialist will contribute to the development of appropriate questions and a fair and transparent assessment process and will participate in interview panels. The Specialist will produce a report on the process including feedback and lessons learnt.

The Person

For success, applicants will need post-graduate qualifications from a recognised Australian institution, preferably at PhD level and experience as an academic in an Australian tertiary institution or other relevant professional context. Demonstrated knowledge of Australian and Lao tertiary education systems, including how scholarships are used in the development context will be required for success, as well as experience in scholarship selection panels. The ability to undertake high quality evaluations and produce reports for clients will be highly regarded.

How to apply:

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 495120.

Applications close 5.00pm (Vientiane time) 10 March 2017.

For further enquires please contact: internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

This program is managed by Coffey in association with Vientiane College on behalf of the Australian Government

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Uganda: Project Assistant – Food Security – Ugandans Only – Uganda

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Project Assistant – Food Security – Ugandans Only – Uganda
Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, and emergency livelihood/food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
With funding from UNMFA, UNHCR, ECHO and other donors, NRC will be implementing s livelihoods (and related activities) in Adjumani/Yumbe and Arua Refugee settlements. NRC now seeks to fill Project Assistant Positions for its Food Security project in Yumbe and Rhino Camp – Arua:

Job descriptionThe Project Assistant will work closely with the Food Security Project Officer to ensure project compliance to NRC SOPs and M & E frame work and the entire NRC strategies. The successful candidate will:

Ensure community mobilization and sensitization of beneficiaries is conducted in an organized manner.
Ensure he/she does not work in isolation from the community leaders, government structures and NRC set standards during registration and verification of beneficiaries
Monitor cash transfers and agricultural food production activities.
Participate in distribution of project inputs in accordance with set NRC guidelines and standards.
Gather impact stories for program documentation and M & E reporting.
Participation in the compilation of M&E Data for the project.

QualificationsDiploma in Agriculture; Social sciences, developments studies and other related fields from a recognized university. Bachelor degree in Agriculture will be an added advantage.

Experience with INGO in a refugee operation in Livelihoods is an added advantage.
At least 2 years of experience in implementing or supervising livelihoods related projects.
Experience in monitoring IGA activities like small scale businesses, VSLA, FFS and other related agricultural activities.
Knowledge of local culture and language (Aringa/Lugbara. Swahili/Arabic and/or Kakwa).

Education field

  • Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture

Education level

  • Vocational upper secondary school
  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualitiesConversant with training and facilitation skills.

Computer knowledge in; MS word, Excel, Power point and Internet a Must

We offerDuty Station: Yumbe and Rhino Camp Arua

Salary: As provided by NRC Regulations

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to apply:

Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Global Change & Deployment Manager

Organization: Save the Children
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Global Change & Deployment Manager, to be based in Central London, to work within our newly created Transformation Delivery team. This team will enable the timely implementation of new supporting systems and business processes across 55 global offices.

In this role, you will ensure the implementation of new supporting systems and business processes across the organisation, through enabling and leading change. You will also be responsible for ensuring that key stakeholders understand the organisation’s Change & Deployment methodology and its application, and for facilitating and supporting offices with each project roll out and consolidation. You will also represent the Change & Deployment team within the Project team and Project Board, inputting into feasibility and build phases and handing over to a team of Regional Change Managers as projects move from the build phase to roll out. Additionally, you will be responsible for content building and content verifying, from feasibility to build phase of assigned projects, ensuring that all content in these phases contributes in the best possible way to a smooth and effective implementation.

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced and capable Change Manager with significant experience of supporting the delivery of major projects relating to business processes and systems within large and complex international organisations. An excellent communicator, with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for interacting and working with others, you will bring a background of working in feasibility and design phases of support systems and business processes, as well as knowledge and experience of working within a standardised project methodology.

English language is essential for this role, and a second language (preferably French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic) would be highly beneficial. Experience of working in an International NGO would be highly advantageous, but is not essential as we hire many people from outside the sector whose values align with ours.

This role will be based in the Save the Children International office in Central London, although you will need to travel to overseas offices as required.

We offer a competitive salary within the context of the sector. Our benefits package includes the opportunity to join a competitive pension scheme, life assurance, and 30 days annual leave.

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

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

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application information

Please apply online via our e-recruitment system, including details of your current remuneration and salary expectations in your Cover Letter. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

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

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=c3R1YXJ0LjIzNzYxLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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United States of America: Project Director, Advancing Progress in Malaria Service Delivery

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 14 Mar 2017

Department: PIQA
Position Type: Full Time
Area of Interest: Malaria: Malaria Case Management, Malaria in Pregnancy, Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention, Mass Drug Administration, Health System Strengthening
Location: CRS Headquarters, Baltimore, Maryland
FLSA: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Global Grants, Program Impact and Quality Assurance

Note: This position is contingent upon approved funding by the donor.

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

Position Overview

CRS seeks a Chief of Party (Project Director) for an anticipated 5-year global malaria service delivery program expected to be announced by USAID’s Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) during FY2017. The Chief of Party will lead a consortium of NGOs and other development partners to provide implementation support services and technical assistance to at least 17 countries to accelerate progress in comprehensive malaria facility and community service delivery including malaria case management, control of malaria in pregnancy, and other malaria drug-based interventions.

The Chief of Party ensures that the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and progress of all program activities are in accordance with strategies and standards and meet the goals and objectives of communities, donors, host country governments, and the implementing partners. She/he manages personnel, leads technical planning, management and implementation of malaria programming, ensures compliance with grant requirements and continually applies lessons learned for increasing program impact and sustainability. She/he establishes, represents and maintains effective working relationships with USAID/PMI, National Malaria Control Programs, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other development sector stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be a key decision-maker, an adept manager, a technical expert in one or more areas of malaria service delivery, experienced in managing USAID contracts, skilled in leading a global team of direct reports, and able to coordinate multiple implementing partner organizations to ensure operational and programmatic efficiency and success.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning and thought leadership on improved comprehensive malaria facility and community service delivery: Lead the development and timely update of the overall project strategy; provide global leadership, strategic thinking, and guidance to selected PMI countries; and, collaborate with consortium members to support the establishment or updating of global policy briefs, standards, and/or norms.
  • Program management: Lead and coordinate the Consortium to provide strategic guidance and technical support to related global initiatives, programs and projects; Ensure each consortium partner develops realistic and strategically focused annual program implementation plans that are aligned with the consortium’s strategic plan and supported by technically sound operational plans.
  • Team management: Develop and manage a multi-disciplinary, multicultural expert team; Build in-country partner capacity in the selected countries and management of network teams as appropriate.
  • Communications: Serve as the principal liaison with USAID; Serve as an Advancing Progress in Malaria Service Delivery (APMSD) spokesperson on malaria service delivery issues; work closely with Communications networks to reach out to external audience.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL): Coordinate with CRS’ MEAL department to oversee the design and implementation of the program’s monitoring and evaluation system, using appropriate forms, procedures, and tools for data collection and analysis as the basis for measuring, documenting and reporting of project performance and outcomes; Ensure thatlessons learned from results of program monitoring and evaluation are incorporated into the design and execution of program activities to meet stated objectives and needs of the beneficiary populations.
  • Knowledge management: Manage the production of knowledge products and technical tools including a widely accessed website to support the project.

Project Oversight

  • Provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the program.
  • Provide global technical leadership and contribute to global policy development
  • Provide strategic direction in technical areas such as malaria case management, control of malaria in pregnancy, seasonal malaria chemoprevention, other malaria drug-based interventions, malaria activities suitable for pre-elimination and elimination settings.
  • Engage key actors and institutions, especially USAID, National Governments in at least 17 USAID/PMI countries, and actors in both public and private sectors to ensure that the project’s approach on malaria service delivery is leading, respected and influential.
  • Represent the project at global conferences and for a.
  • Develop, manage and lead the implementation of strategic program actions.

CRS Agency-Wide Competencies

These competencies apply to all CRS staff and are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of Catholic Relief Services.

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Develops Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

Supervising responsibilities: Will directly supervise project management team

Key Relationships

  • Internal: Director of Global Grants, Director of Global Health, Senior Technical Advisor – Malaria, Senior Technical Advisor – Maternal and Child Health, Regional staff, and Country Program staff
  • External: USAID/PMI headquarters and in-country staff, project implementing partners, government officials, National Malaria Control Programs, donor agencies, PMI global and in-country implementing partners, other public and private sector actors working in malaria.

Qualifications

  • PhD or MD preferred; Master’s in Public Health or in a related field required
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in malaria prevention and control with experience working in Africa required and Asia preferred.
  • Recognized leader in the malaria sector
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large (at least $10 million), complex malaria service delivery programs with a health system strengthening focus within an African context.
  • At least eight years of experience designing, implementing and managing large, complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries, of which at least five years has been spent in the position of Project Director or Chief of Party for a large development program of equivalent size and scope.
  • Technical proficiency in malaria case management, prevention of malaria in pregnancy, drug-based prevention and treatment interventions and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Thorough understanding of USAID rules and regulations for contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience leading coalitions, coordinating with and advocating among a broad set of diverse stakeholders including communities, local and national governments, the World Health Organization, Roll Back Malaria, donors, international and national organizations and partners.
  • Proven experience in effective communications with multi-stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to convene/chair high profile meetings.
  • Proven strategic planning and proposal development skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; Professional proficiency in French is preferred.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V

How to apply:

Apply online: http://bit.ly/2kOe2qM

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Experts in Quality Assurance of Medicines

Organization: US Pharmacopeial Convention
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in pharmaceutical science, quality control and quality assurance, and public health to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

Summary of the Position:

USP seeks candidates (both full time and consultant) with varying levels of experience for anticipated work on opportunities funded by various bilateral and multilateral entities, including but not limited to the U.S. Agency for International Development, World Health Organization, World Bank, Global Fund, and others. Work under these opportunities supports USP’s Global Health Impact Programs (GHIP), part of the Global Public Health division at USP.

Examples of key knowledge areas include:

· Global pharmaceutical markets, particularly as they relate to lower and middle-income countries

  • Quality Control/Quality assurance disciplines related to medical products and technologies, particularly pharmaceuticals
  • International regulatory requirements and guidelines for medical products including WHO and ICH guidelines
  • Health systems strengthening, especially relating to regulatory systems; knowledge of/experience in both public and private sector systems strengthening highly preferred
  • Technical assistance to manufacturers and/or laboratories of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical products, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and/or Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs)

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience implementing global programs in quality assurance and control and/or pharmaceutical services and care

· Experience with USAID, CDC, Global Fund, or other large donor-funded programs, particularly pertaining to global health

· Experience with the Prequalification program of the World Health Organization

· Advanced degree in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, public health, or a science-related field required

· Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, with potentially significant frequency and/or duration, and to lower and middle income countries

  • Ability to establish and nurture relationships and interact with people at different levels and culture
  • Proficiency in other languages is an asset

How to apply:

Please submit resumes to Brent Keener at bvk@usp.org

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Niger: Deputy Country Representative, Reproductive Health Focus: PSI Niger

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Niger
Closing date: 25 Feb 2017

Deputy Country Representative, Reproductive Health Focus: PSI Niger

West and Central Africa

Based in Niamey, Niger

Reports to the Country Representative

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to condoms to HIV testing.

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

PSI/Niger

PSI/Niger was founded in 2013 and is a leader in social marketing and health communications. PSI/Niger uses health communications techniques to improve health practices in the domains of reproductive health and HIV. We are a group of highly dedicated individuals who are proud to work through our programs and with the Minister of Health to provide quality health services to the Nigerian people. This position would primarily support the Women’s Health Project (60%), as well as provide overall country office support (40%).

The Women’s Health Project focuses on working in the private and public sector to increase access to safe abortion care services, including post abortion care and harm reduction services, and increase access to long term reversible family planning services. The project works with a network of private clinics in increase service quality, as well as providing training and coaching to public sector clinics.

We protect our clients’ sexual & reproductive health rights by ensuring informed choice, voluntarism, client confidentiality & privacy, client safety and continuity of care, and increased access to harm reduction information.

Join us!

PSI/Niger seeks qualified, dynamic Deputy Country Representative, Reproductive Health Focus with experience leading and implementing family planning and reproductive health projects. The successful candidate will have proven skills in project design and management including; planning, deliverables monitoring, budgeting and financial oversight, and be able to lead and advise a diverse team on the ground. This position will be based in Niamey, Niger and will report to the Country Representative.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

Provide your Provide technical assistance to PSI Niger in the following areas:

Women’s Health Project

  • Developing and executing strategy to increase post abortion care services through the private sector network providers
  • Advocating for and leading harm reduction activities and supporting safe abortion within the legal context
  • Providing leadership and guidance to the Women’s Health Project manager in PSI Niger
  • Implementing franchised family planning services
  • Coordinating technical training and continuous quality assurance support for new and existing health franchises in Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs), harm reduction counseling, and Post Abortion Care (PAC) with misoprostol and MVA
  • Working with relevant PSI staff to ensure procurement of misoprostol and family planning commodities and assuring quality testing
  • Working with relevant PSI Niger staff on sales and distribution strategies and medical detailing training and strategies
  • Developing and implementing strategies for increasing uptake of long-term methods (IUDs and implants)
  • Responsible for financial and other reporting as required by donors and PSI/Washington

Country Office Support

  • Knowledge management efforts and lesson sharing across PSI platforms
  • Supervising staff on project management, planning, reporting, deliverables
  • Tracking and budget design and management
  • Working with government, NGO, and commercial entities
  • Reviewing existing systems and improve the overall effectiveness and speed of the finance, administration, and supply chain management teams
  • Providing capacity development and mentoring to all finance, procurement and admin staff through both formal and informal mechanisms
  • Strengthening the capacity of PSI Niger’s finance function by providing technical support and oversight in the areas of budgeting, donor reporting, and financial analysis, both at the departmental level and between PSI Niger and PSI Washington
  • Procurement – Ensure compliance with existing procurement policies, and support office in revising policies as needed
  • Any responsibilities requested by the Country Representative

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in managing international health and/or Family Planning and Reproductive health projects and PAC/safe abortion programs

  • You have an MPH or relevant degree in Family Health or equivalent experience in related field

  • You have proven success in management of complex operations in a challenging developing country environment

  • You are able to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project support staff

  • You have experience in managing and motivating staff and are a good coach

  • You have social franchising experience

  • You are fluent in written and spoken French and English

  • You have experience working in private and non-profit institutions

  • You have experience with tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, QuickBooks, Lawson, or similar

  • You have experience in capacity-building in a developing country

  • You are familiar with and understand marketing and/or social marketing concepts and approaches

  • You are familiar with and understand medical ethics principles

  • You are willing and able to work/address issues related to safe abortion

  • You are familiar with the international donor community

  • Strong knowledge/experiences in supportive supervision and coaching, monitoring and evaluation

  • Strong knowledge/experiences in budget control

  • Experience working with a variety of funders

What would get us excited?

  • The successful candidate will be a passionate about women’s rights and not afraid to advocate for and tackle tough issues, such as access to safe abortion.
  • A creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a passion for private sector approaches to development; and proven ability to produce results
  • A love for compliance but the flexibility to meet program needs. You like to play by the rules but you understand the importance of being flexible to get things done
  • Team Player: You know how to connect several diverse groups of people in order to get things done
  • Self-Starter: You are not afraid to jump in from the start and get your hands dirty with minimal direction

STATUS

  • Full-time
  • Level 6

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

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Nigeria: Protection Coordinator

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 05 Mar 2017

About DRC in Nigeria

DRC is the process of scaling up and emergency programme in Nigeria focusing on responding to the huge humanitarian needs and challenges in the North East of Nigeria. Nigeria’s northeast is currently experiencing a significant humanitarian crisis, which has been the result of the ongoing-armed conflict between Boko Haram, the Nigerian military and the Multi-National Task Force in the north-east. An estimated 10 million people are affected by the conflict, this has led to a state of emergency being declared in three north-eastern states and spill-over effects into neighbouring countries. High insecurity in the region has made access for humanitarian actors extremely difficult and further exacerbating the situation.

DRC operations will initially focus on Borno and Adamawa States where DRC focus on meeting the basic needs (protection, WASH, food security and shelter) of urban caseloads and displacement camps, as well as establishing access to affected areas that have opened in recent months.

About the job

Overall purpose of the role

DRC is seeking a highly-qualified Protection Coordinator to ensure the effective implementation of DRC’s protection activities in Nigeria and oversee a consistent integration of a human-rights based approach into all DRC response activities in Nigeria. The Coordinator contributes to update and apply the strategic protection and advocacy vision in the country and is responsible to ensure that protection interventions meet relevant quality and normative standards, and are adapted to the emergency context. The Coordinator will ensure active participation in relevant interagency fora in Maiduguri and potentially in Adamawa, Yobe and Abuja. The Coordinator receives technical support and guidance from the DRC Regional Protection Advisor and reports to the Head of Programmes of DRC Nigeria.

Reporting Lines: The position reports to the Head of Programme (HOP) – The Psychosocial Manager and the Senior Protection Officer(s) report directly to the position.

Responsibilities

Protection analysis and strategy development

  • Ensure that protection data is collected, stored, and shared per the principles and procedures contained in the DRC Data Protection Protocol and applicable data protection principles, and identify sensitive data in the Nigerian context.
  • Assess protection risks and trends, identify problems/gaps, and propose/prioritise timely practical actions to respond to clearly-formulated protection problems.
  • In collaboration with Area Managers and Deputy Area Managers, organize rapid needs assessments to identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age, and diversity.
  • Produce protection reports of high analytical quality, with concrete and actionable protection recommendations.
  • With the support of the Head of Programme and of the Regional Protection Advisor, contribute to the elaboration of country-based strategic documents on protection, and revise the protection strategy as required by the operational context
  • Explore new business and partnerships and work closely with the Head of Programme to develop quality proposals, concept notes and budgets, ensuring that all new budgets accurately reflect program activities and required staffing levels

Donor Relations

  • Represent the organization with implementing partners, government, and donor entities.
  • Contribute to DRC Nigeria’s fundraising strategy and help build strong relationships with donors and UN agencies to ensure predictable funding for DRC’s protection programming in Nigeria.
  • Monitor developments and determine strategic opportunities related to the protection sector
  • Ensure that high quality, integrated, and needs-based proposals are developed and per DRC Nigeria priorities as identified in its country strategic planning.

Capacity building and quality assurance

  • Develop staff capacities on the human rights based approach, protection assessments, protection monitoring, case management (CP, GBV), referral systems and protection mainstreaming through regular training and refreshers, mentoring and coaching;
  • Develop the capacities of duty bearers and external stakeholders on protection
  • Provide technical support, advice, and backstop on protection to Area Managers and protection field staff to ensure quality delivery on ongoing protection projects;
  • Ensure that the design and implementation of protection activities address protection needs of internally displaced people, vulnerable populations, and affected populations, and are adapted and relevant to the emergency context of north-eastern Nigeria;
  • Establish and reinforce referral systems and pathways for protection cases.
  • Apply DRC regional protection methodologies, training and programme tools and adapt them to the Nigerian context.
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of protection, child protection, GBV and community-based protection components in the DRC emergency response programmes in Nigeria, per DRC protection mainstreaming framework, international law, and protection standards, and in strong collaboration with emergency response teams
  • Ensure that quality assurance systems are applied, regarding upholding CHS (Core Humanitarian Standards) and Age Gender and Diversity throughout the protection programme
  • Ensure that DRC Protection programmes are implemented in accordance with donors’ regulations and with DRC standard procedures (Code of Conduct, DRC Response Framework, DRC Programme Handbook), and are consistent with the country Strategic Programme Document and Protection Strategy.

Programme management

  • Systematically and closely monitor the delivery and expenditure rates of ongoing protection programmes, promptly identifying, and correcting under-delivery issues and deviations from workplans
  • Ensure that Protection programmes meet stated objectives and indicators within agreed timeframes
  • Provide effective technical supervision to DRC protection team at country level
  • Conduct regular field visits to identify and address programme quality concerns and gain a solid first-hand understanding of protection risks and trends at the community level
  • In collaboration with the MEL team, analyse and report on relevance, outcomes, and impact of DRC protection related activities to provide lessons learnt and to identify best practices
  • Review job descriptions and participate in the recruitment process of protection staff
  • Line manage international Psychosocial Manager and provide technical support to national protection teams, conducting performance reviews, setting objectives, and ensuring expected performance criteria are met
  • Include the participation of beneficiaries and communities, particularly those most vulnerable or at-risk, in all stages of the project cycle where appropriate.

Coordination and advocacy

  • Build effective coordination and synergies with DDG teams working on Mine Risk Education
  • Ensure coordination and harmonisation of DRC protection related activities – externally with other agencies and partners, and internally within the DRC regional programme
  • Actively represent the DRC at the Protection Sector Working Group (PSWG), Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) and other relevant coordination structures and protection actors (including UN agencies, ICRC, and MSF), seeking to develop coordinated protection approaches and responses.
  • Facilitate reporting and information management (data collection, analysis, storage, sharing) through protection sector and other coordination mechanisms back to DRC management – provide and collect information to inform the whole response
  • Ensure that DRC’s mandate is known and correctly understood by all stakeholders.
  • In coordination with the Head of Programme and with the Regional Protection Advisor, work closely with duty bearers, INGOs and civil society to advocate for humanitarian access, and remedies and solutions to protection problems facing internally displaced people, vulnerable civilians, and other affected populations.
  • Promote improved understanding of protection issues among all relevant stakeholders and the observance of international human rights and humanitarian law standards.
  • Establish strong links and ensure adequate information sharing with the Regional Office and, if required, with other DRC country operations in West Africa.

The responsibilities are not exhaustive and may be readjusted per operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Internal Key Stakeholders: Head of Programme, Regional Protection Advisor, Emergency Coordinator, DDG Head of Programme, Safety unit

External Key Stakeholders: Other actors present within DRC’s area/sectors of intervention including ICRC and MSF

OCHA, IOM another UN collaborates – Local authorities at Maiduguri and field level

Required Experience and Skills

  • University degree, preferably in Human Rights Law, International Law, or related field and advanced training/courses in relevant subjects
  • Minimum of five years’ international work experience with INGO’s, UN agencies, government agencies in IDP/refugee settings in complex emergencies;
  • Extensive work experience within the field of human rights protection, particularly in internal displacement and crisis settings;
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong understanding of protection principles and likely protection concerns arising in the Nigerian context as well as conflict sensitivity;
  • Solid experience in staff management in a cross-cultural environment required
  • Proven ability to build external relationships with diplomacy, tact, and professionalism in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Experience with capacity building of national staff and stakeholders, and in the facilitation of training events and workshops;
  • M&E knowledge and experience, including understanding of conducting assessments and analysing data
  • Substantial project management and budget management skills and experience;
  • Experience in community-based protection activities and protection assessments
  • Proven commitment to humanitarian accountability and quality standards
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field in volatile and insecure areas;
  • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector, team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions;
  • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Desirable : Previous experience in Nigeria or similar conflict contex

All employees should master DRC’s core competencies

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

We offer

Availability: June 15 2017

Duty Station: Maiduguri, with regular travel to field locations within Borno and Adamawa States

Employment Category: A12 – Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies.

Contract duration: 1 year (may be extended depending on funding availability).

Please note that this is a non-family duty station. DRC’s policy for rest and recuperation for international staff applies

How to apply:

Application process

Closing date for applications 5 March 2017

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Please apply directly through DRC’s website at the following link: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=147902&uiculture=eng&MediaId=5

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

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India: Project Manager, Seeds of Prosperity Tea Program, New Delhi India

Organization: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Country: India
Closing date: 15 Mar 2017

GAIN is looking for a well-seasoned Project Manager to support implementing GAIN’s activities under the Seeds of Prosperity Program, funded by Unilever, The Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH and the Dutch government. The Seeds of Prosperity aims to improve the nutritional status of cash crop farmer families, both smallholders and estate workers, by improving dietary diversity, supplemental food sources and handwashing.

The Project Manager will provide day-to-day project management with oversight of the partners (Solidaridad, CMS), on-going engagement with our project collaborators and key industry and government stakeholders. The Project Manager will work closely within the GAIN India team, and with key departments in GAIN headquarters for the smooth and coordinated implementation of the project.

Activities that the Project Manager will directly oversee includes working with tea companies to facilitate their nutrition programs, working with implementing agencies to ensure engagement and capacity building and consultants involved in the project.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience in project management, implementation, grantee oversight within international development. Strong teamwork and an interest in working in nutrition-related programs rounds up your profile. We are looking forward to hearing from you if you have strong stakeholder management and experience in donor related technical and financial reporting. An understanding of working with the private sector in particular the tea industry is a strong plus.

Please see the job description for a detailed breakdown of responsibilities and required experience for this post. Frequent travel (60%) to remote areas and to Assam is required.

This is a local position and we are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in India.

How to apply:

http://jobs.gainhealth.org/vacancies/353/RW/project_manager_seeds_of_prosperity_tea_program_contract…

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Somalia: Stabilisation Advisor – Monitoring and Information Management

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0530

Position:

Stabilisation Advisor – Monitoring and Information Management

Place of performance:

Mogadishu-Somalia

Contract duration:

up to 10 months (@22days/month)

Starting date:

1-Mar-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

In August 2014, the UK Government made available a grant to our client for the purpose of supporting a program in Somalia, with the capacity to deliver in the short term on its mandate to coordinate early recovery efforts aligned to the Federal Government’s stabilisation strategy, and to help facilitate the international community’s efforts to help stabilize newly recovered areas of south-central Somalia. Project implementation in the coming period will include focussing on continued support to the federal government implementation of its stabilisation strategy across south-central Somalia. In support of this phase of project implementation, our client now seeks to engage an international consultant to advise the team leader on the development information management and monitoring approaches by which stabilisation progress and impact can be systematically tracked and analysed in terms of underlying political, security and economic processes.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

Working under the direction of the Team Leader, and in close cooperation with federal government and as applicable with state counterparts and stabilization stakeholders, the consultant will undertake the following tasks:

· Support UNSOM CRESTA/A team to assist the Ministry of Interior to conduct capacity assessment and lessons learnt review to identify steps to be taken by the Ministry with both State counterparts and international partners to enhance Somali institutional capacities and align policy and activities around stabilisation efforts in south-central Somalia.

· Linked to aforementioned capacity assessment, identify measures to strengthen stabilization coordination mechanisms and related monitoring and evaluation structures and support internal alignment of UNSOM CRESTA/A team coordination approaches to compliment Somali structures.

· Assist in the implementation of the UNSOM CRESTA/A team’s stabilisation information management system including collation of material from key partners and recommend means by which improvements could be made.

· Support roll out of UNSOM CRESTA/A framework for stability-related indicators for districts in south-central Somalia in conjunction with Ministry of Interior counterparts

Expected output:

· As per the objectives.

Project reporting:

· Line Management and reporting

· The consultant will work within our client’s team, reporting to the Team Leader.

Team management:

· This role does not have team management responsibility.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent field experience. and/or Bachelor’s degree in Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent field experience..

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Crisis Management experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Mogadishu-Somalia is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

· At least 10 years’ stabilisation related experience in fragile and conflict affected states, in particular in the Horn of Africa.

· Stabilisation programme design.

· Stability related information acquisition and development.

· Knowledge of monitoring, verification and evaluation frameworks in militarised stabilisation environments.

· Experience of operating in insecure and militarised environments.

Other relevant information:

To be advised.

How to apply:

Please apply via the following link https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a1124000001o255

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Niger: INTERVENTION MANAGER Programme d’Appui au Développement de l’Elevage – NIGER

Organization: Belgian Development Agency
Country: Niger
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

Dans le cadre du développement de ses activités, la CTB recherche un (h/f):

INTERVENTION MANAGER

Programme d’Appui au Développement de l’Elevage

Niger

Réf: NER/15/059-1D

Lieu d’affectation: Niamey avec déplacements réguliers sur les régions de Tahoua et Dosso

Durée du contrat: 48 mois

Date probable d’entrée en fonction: Le plus rapidement possible

Package salarial mensuel: entre 6459,50 euros et 9839,31 euros (en ce compris le salaire brut mensuel et les avantages liés au statut d’expatrié: primes d’éloignement et de pénibilité). Le salaire est calculé en fonction de la composition de ménage et de l’expérience professionnelle pertinente.

Le contexte

Le programme d´appui au développement de l´élevage – Kiyo Arziki, d’un montant de 14 millions d’euros, et d’une durée de 4 ans a pour objectif général de renforcer la sécurité alimentaire, la résilience et les revenus des populations liées à un élevage familial.

Quatre axes sont identifiés dans le programme : (1) le développement des chaînes de valeur inclusives liées à l´élevage ; (2) la sécurisation durable d´accès aux ressources pastorales ; (3) le renforcement de la résilience des ménages vulnérables face aux crises et (4) le renforcement de la gouvernance du secteur.

La fonction

L’Intervention Manager a la responsabilité de la gestion de l’intervention. Il/elle est garant de l’exécution optimale des interventions dans le cadre du programme.

Il/elle apporte également l’appui institutionnel au Ministère en charge de l’élevage afin de contribuer à une gouvernance sectorielle participative et inclusive.

Il/elle travaille en étroite collaboration avec le responsable et les autres membres de l’équipe

En tant que responsable de l’intervention, il/elle devra :

  • Définir la vision et les stratégies opérationnelles de l’intervention, assurer son ancrage institutionnel au sein des structures partenaires nigériennes et sa complémentarité avec les autres partenaires techniques et financier dans le secteur.

  • Assurer la gestion de la programmation opérationnelle et financière dans le but de garantir un démarrage fluide et l’avancée des résultats au sein de l’intervention et d’optimiser la réalisation du programme.

  • Garantir les conditions optimales de mise en œuvre de l’intervention dans le respect des cadres fixés et des décisions stratégiques prises par le comité de pilotage

  • Contribuer au dialogue technique dans les espaces de concertation et d’échange prévus avec les partenaires nigériens et les autres intervenants au niveau national et régional.

  • Développer des synergies et complémentarités avec d’autres partenaires techniques et financiers intervenant dans les secteurs et thématiques de l’intervention

  • Veiller à l’intégration de l’ensemble des domaines de gestion de l’intervention (scope, planning, budget, qualité, etc) et promouvoir sa contribution aux résultats de développement

  • Veiller à la cohérence interne des différents axes d’intervention

  • Etre responsable de la gestion de l’équipe de l’intervention (résultats, respect des procédures, sécurité, recrutements, …).

  • Coordonner le processus de capitalisation et garantir la diffusion de leurs résultats afin de stimuler et de favoriser une approche-programme pilotée par les connaissances

En tant qu’expert en appui institutionnel il/elle devra

  • Apporter un appui technique et méthodologie au Ministère en charge de l’élevage dans le cadre de ses fonctions de régulation et de pilotage

  • Renforcer les capacités techniques et organisationnelles des structures partenaires.

  • Dans son domaine d’expertise, fournir tous les inputs nécessaires afin de contribuer à la production du Dossier Technique et Financier.

Le profil

Niveau de formation requis

Etre titulaire d’un diplôme de niveau Master à orientation ” agroéconomie », ” ingénierie pastorale » ou ” sciences vétérinaires ».

Expériences requises et/ou souhaitées

  • Expérience professionnelle d’au moins 5 années dans la gestion d’intervention et/ou de projet ;

  • Expérience d’au moins 5 ans dans le domaine de l’appui institutionnel

  • Expérience en tant que responsable d’équipe d’au moins 5 ans ;

  • Une expérience internationale de terrain (en tant qu’expatrié-e) dans la coopération au développement, de préférence au sein d’une organisation internationale ;

  • Une expérience dans la région concernée est un atout.

    Connaissances requises

  • Connaissance approfondie et pratique d’une méthodologie en gestion de projet ou de programme (de préférence MSP/Prince2), disposer d’une certification sera un avantage ;

  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Base de données) ;

  • Maîtrise du français et bonne pratique de l’anglais

    Aptitudes comportementales :

  • Adhésion aux valeurs de la CTB : engagement, respect, responsabilité et intégrité ;

  • Capacité d’analyse, d’intégration et d’innovation ;

  • Capacité d’organisation proactive et de mise en pratique des décisions prises ;

  • Capacité à accompagner le développement des collaborateurs (feedback sur les prestations et sur le développement) ;

  • Capacité à négocier et à impacter le public concerné par le programme en vue de favoriser un résultat ” win-win » et créer une confiance par une approche ” conseil » du travail.

Intéressé(e)?

Postulez au plus tard le 22/02/2017 via notre site Web: www.btcctb.org Pour toute question supplémentaire, contactez-nous au +32 (0)2 505 18 65

How to apply:

Through our website: https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?company=C0000960484P&career_ns=job_listing_summary&am…

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Greece: Program coordinator Greece

Organization: Secours Islamique France
Country: Greece
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.

Mission context:

Based in Athens, the Program Coordinator is in charge of the supervision of programs and the local staff related to the programs

He/she is:

  • Part of the Coordination Team

  • Coordinating the implementation of the SIF programs in the mission

  • Responsible for the quality of the programs.

SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE is recruiting a based in Athens (Greece)

Mission/ Role:

Ø Operational strategy & Coordination

Ø Project Cycle Management

Ø Management -HR

Ø Supports: Admin, Finance and Log (in cooperation with the Admin Officer and/or the Admin Coordinator)

Ø Representation (under HoM request)

Ø Reporting

The task list is neither exhaustive nor restrictive and it is evolving.

Profile:**

· Minimum 1 years of previous experience in humanitarian work

· Experience of strategic thinking, including identifying, analyzing, problem solving and responding to opportunities and challenges and the ability to translate these into practical plans of action.

  • Knowledge and experience of project planning and budget holding; proposal and report writing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management tools (Logical Framework analysis, project cycle management, objectives and indicators etc.)
  • leadership skills and a supportive management style (experience managing national and expatriate staff)
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English (and desirably French and/or Arabic)
  • Ability to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with partners including local authorities.

  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management

Working conditions:**

  • French fixed term contract
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Monthly perdiem
  • Social and medical cover
  • Guesthouse

Starting date :ASAP

How to apply:

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter to: rhp@secours-islamique.org

Secours Islamique France diversity is a wealth;We will study every application with required skills for the position**

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Libya: Government of National Accord Coordinator

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Libya
Closing date: 30 Mar 2017

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0261

Position:

Government of National Accord Coordinator

Place of performance:

Tripoli, Libya

Contract duration:

up to 6 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:

01- Mar-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

Libya is experiencing significant political conflict, insecurity and economic challenges five years after the 17 February 2011 Revolution. The Government of National Accord (GNA) is facing a set of daunting political, security and economic challenges. To mitigate against political polarization, violence and the threat of terrorism, tangible improvements that positively impact the livelihoods of the Libyan population are urgently needed.

With an institutional apparatus that has been eroded for over four decades the support of the international community is vital for the government to successfully meet the expectations of the public.

Over the past five years the international community has supported Libya to rebuild its country and ease the hardship of the population.

To further improve development outcomes and effectiveness the Prime Minister has decided to establish a Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit (PMDU). The PMDU will be a small and flexible entity that will focus on the implementation and delivery of top policy priorities. Specifically, the PMDU is anticipated to:

  • Provide a mechanism for “rapid response” that will help advance suddenly emerging policy opportunities.

  • Improve the review and monitoring of progress and achievements in priority sectors and projects.

  • Effectively hold Ministers and senior officials to account for delivering the government’s key priorities.

  • Communicating the government’s delivery priorities and achievements.

In order to realize the above objective, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been tasked to assist the Office of the Prime Minister to establish and populate the Unit by recruiting required technical expertise.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

  • Day to day oversight and supervision of the PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will be carried out by the PMDU Coordinator. The PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will submit end of monthly progress reports with detailed time sheets, as well as end of mission progress report following completion of the assignment to the PMDU Coordinator and the Project Manager, UNDP Political Dialogue project.

  • The system to monitor project implementation and performance under different ministries in relation to established delivery targets, submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

  • The monthly delivery report is submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

  • A final report that outlines progress against key priorities over the period of the assignment with challenges and lessons learnt for the PMDU-GNA coordination and collaboration efforts, completed and submitted to the PMDU Coordinator for approval.

Expected output:

Day to day oversight and supervision of the PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will be carried out by the PMDU Coordinator. The PMDU Government of National Accord Coordinator will submit end of monthly progress reports with detailed timesheets, as well as end of mission progress report following completion of the assignment to the PMDU Coordinator and the Project Manager, UNDP Political Dialogue project.

Project reporting:

This role reports to the PMDU Coordinator.

Team management:

This role does not have team management responsibility.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, law, international relations or a related field.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 15 years of demonstrable relevant Administration experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 15 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Tripoli is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English and Arabic are essential.

Key competencies:

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, economics, law, international relations or a related field.

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant work experience in the areas of high level policy provision and monitoring of development projects, preferably in the MENA region.

  • Strong experience with demonstrated track record in providing policy and programmatic advice to governments on monitoring of development projects, in crisis and post-conflict situations, preferably in Libya.

  • Experience and/or familiarity with policy formulation and coordination at a high level a necessary requirement.

  • Extensive experience liaising with and coordinating international development work among bi lateral and multilateral donors.

  • Fluency in Arabic a must, strong knowledge of English a distinct advantage.

Other relevant information:

To be advised.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0261. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Iraq: Education Project Manager – Baghdad

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Rights Respected, People Protected

NRC has been present in Iraq since 2010 helping to support the almost ten million people who are in need of immediate help. As violence continues to escalate across the country, 3.4 million Iraqis are now displaced and reaching people in need remains one of our greatest challenges. We expect new waves of displacement as the crisis prolongs and needs surge, particularly in areas with heavy fighting. We have scaled up our response across Iraq to meet the large-scale crisis facing the country and we prioritise reaching more vulnerable people in areas that are difficult to access.

Education Project Manager (Baghdad)

The Education Project Manger will provide oversight and strategic direction in implimentation of Education Projects in Baghdad. The Project Manager will provide quality assurance for all projects and build capacity of staff through mentoring and training to increase the technical capacity of the staff.

Our Ideal Candidate is:

A University Graduate in a relevant discipline who has an proven skills of implementing education projects in emergency context. (Further profile information can be found in the Job Description at the bottom of the page)

The Education PM will work under the supervision of the Area Manager, and the guidance of the Head of Program

Job Profile Overview

  1. Manage NRC’s Education projects and ensure programme quality.
  2. Carry out high quality reporting, financial management and monitoring and evaluation of the projects.
  3. Support fundraising activities including preparation of concepts and project proposals.
  4. Work closely with the Head of Programmes in overseeing and delivering the NRC Iraq Education strategy.
  5. Conduct field visits and monitor progress against both project and budgetary targets.
  6. Carry out capacity building of staff
  7. Development of advocacy, communication tools and messages on education.
  8. Representation in internal and external forums on behalf of NRC Iraq Education programme
  9. Implement project specific protection priorities

Please ensure that you mention the country name for each position listed in your application.

Duty Station and Living Conditions

The Position will be based in Baghdad

https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3345610260&culture_id=EN&company_id=23109900&link_source_id=0

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Iraq: Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) Project Manager

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Rights Respected, People Protected

“We cannot let Iraqi civilians down again in this moment of truth,”

Wolfgang Gressmann, Country Director Iraq

The unfolding crisis in Iraq is one of the most complex humanitarian emergencies in the world today, with millions of uprooted Iraqis, and hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. For the past several years, millions of people have been displaced from and within Iraq as a result of military operations. At the end of 2015, the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) began a military operation to enter and retake control of parts of the country under the control of armed opposition groups, especially in the Anbar governorate. Civilians have been caught in the crossfire.

NRC has been present in Iraq since 2010, with offices located in Anbar province, Baghdad, Erbil, Dohuk and Kirkuk. We have scaled up our response across Iraq to meet the large-scale crisis facing the country, reaching Iraqis with emergency assistance and supporting Syrian refugees as they live in exile. Our goal is to always be prepared to work in new settings, so we are establishing more local partnerships in Iraq. Additionally, NRC is part of the UNICEF and WFP-led Rapid response mechanism (RRM), which enables us to reach newly displaced populations with the most urgent life-saving assistance.

Today, NRC is one of the biggest cash providers in Iraq. Our emergency assistance also includes distributing food rations, hygiene kits, water and basic non-food items (NFIs). In the winter months, we also provide blankets and heaters. We pay particular attention to gender equality and ending gender-based violence (GBV).

More recently NRC in Iraq has been responding to the ongoing Mosul crisis, where it is estimated that 1.2 million people are in grave danger.

Rapid Response Mechanism – Project Manager

Role Specific Information

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of Cash strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Cash proposals.
  • Coordinate and manage Cash project implementation (activities, budget follow up and project documentation, reporting) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Provide regular monthly progress reports to the Area Manager and the Cash Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need in line with vulnerability criteria, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budgets (in cooperation with Cash Specialist) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills

Our Ideal Candidate:

University graduate in relevant field, with a minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian context

A results-oriented attitude and someone with a highly level of energy. Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in the Middle East. Technical Cash Programming expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

We are particularly looking for a humanitarian professional with strong cash programming skills, who can contribute to development of cash strategies and coordinate and manage the project implementation.

If this sounds like you, apply now to join one of the world’s leading NGO’s and be part of a team of highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people in the world’s biggest displacement crisis.

Additional Information:

Contract period: 12 months

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Erbil, Iraq

Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start

NB: Please enter the geographical location in the “Company name” field for both company and location on your application.

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Kenya: Regional humanitarian advisor, East and Southern Africa

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2017

Palladium is looking for a Regional Humanitarian Advisor (RHA), East and Southern Africa for an upcoming humanitarian and resilience programme currently being tendered by DFID. The role is intended to provide advisory support to the main UK based programme team and its partners as well as to DFID. The RHA will act as the main focal point for the East and Southern Africa region keeping abreast of humanitarian trends, early warning and preparedness and advising on response priorities. They will further develop partnerships within the region, support lessons learning and contribute to the strategic development of the facility of the longer term. The role is contingent on Palladium being awarded the contract.

Responsibilities:

Humanitarian Advisory Support

  • Monitor and report on key humanitarian developments and trends in the region.
  • Advise on and make recommendations for preparedness planning and capacity building
  • Support stakeholder engagement and partnership development
  • Participate in lessons learning and advise on longer term programme improvements
  • Support needs analysis and advise on response priorities
  • Liaise with partners on response planning and implementation

Capacity Building

  • Work with partners on the design and delivery of key training or capacity building initiatives for staff, DFID or partners
  • Support preparedness planning exercises and simulations
  • Support programmes engagement with the Humanitarian Reform agenda
  • Contribute to the programmes change agenda.

Surge support

  • Deploy in-country – often at short notice – to support needs analysis and advise on initial response options
  • Assume a leadership role to response activities when needed.
  • Identify and advise on new surge roster members from the region

Education and experience

  • Educated to university degree level or above, preferably holding a Master’s degree in a relevant field. A mix of a first Degree and substantial experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in Humanitarian Affairs including in preparedness planning and capacity building, emergency response, and resilience building
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the wider Humanitarian System and the Humanitarian Reform agenda
  • Experience leading complex multi-stakeholder responses
  • Experience working in a range of crisis contexts including natural disasters and complex emergencies.
  • In-depth knowledge of the East and Southern Africa region and of international and national actors.
  • Experience working with donor (preferably DFID) funded programmes

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong expertise in leading complex programmes, including managing and mentoring senior members of staff
  • Willingness to deploy at short notice to support emergency response efforts

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ay5rYXVmbWFuLjUyOTg0LjM4MzBAcGFsbGFkaXVtLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

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Rwanda: Access to Finance Manager – Rwanda

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 31 May 2017

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Palladium brings more than 50 years of experience applying rigorous, evidence-led methodologies to international development. Our work covers economic growth, workforce development, education, health, governance, environmental issues, informatics, and monitoring and evaluation, offering innovative approaches that support the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of development programs. Our presence extends across more than 90 countries, creating positive impact over 100 projects through the dedication of 2,000+ project and home office staff.

Palladium seeks an Access to Finance Manager for the anticipated USAID-funded project in Rwanda. The purpose of the project will be to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate more and higher wage employment for the broad majority of Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other marginal economic activities. The activity will achieve this by alleviating constraints to entrepreneurship, in particular but not exclusively, constraints to finance.

  • Responsible for facilitating access to finance related interventions to support emergence of off-farm activities
  • Liaisons with banks and financial institutions
  • Oversees technical performance and operation of field offices
  • Manages and oversees field staff

  • Master’s degree in economics, international development, business or related field

  • At least five to seven years of experience in rural finance, SME finance, value chain finance, access to finance and enterprise development

  • Experience in financial institution and enterprise level technical assistance, training and training curriculum development

  • Experience in business development services and business strengthening

  • Experience working with USAID and other donors

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English; French is desirable

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bS5kdXJhbmQuNTI2MDEuMzgzMEBwYWxsYWRpdW0uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Community Officer

Organization: Jhpiego
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Community Officer needed to build capacity of facility-based personnel at district level for an upcoming UNITAID project to expand access to preventive chemotherapy for pregnant women in Democratic Republic of the Congo. This project aims to scale up an innovative, community-based approach to expand coverage of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp), with quality assured sulfadoxine-pyrimithimine (SP), for pregnant women. The Community Officer will mentor and build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in IPTp at district level as well as supporting ANC providers on the most up to date guidance in IPTp. S/he will ensure adherence to antenatal care protocols for malaria case management and malaria in pregnancy (MIP).

Required Qualifications:

  1. A medical degree (doctor or nursing) or Master’s in Public Health

  2. At least 5 years’ experience applying malaria in pregnancy programs

  3. At least 5 years’ experience in implementing $10M per year in donor-funded projects and in the design and implementation of overseas health projects; preferably in the East and Southern Africa

  4. Qualification as a “master trainer”; experience training health workers on clinical aspects related to malaria case management

  5. Experience building capacity at individual and organizational levels

  6. Skill in at least two or more of the following technical areas: strengthening service delivery programs, training, performance and quality improvement

  7. Experience with a mix of practical technical skills in malaria necessary for strengthening malaria service delivery at the provincial, clinic and community-level

  8. The ability to liaise with senior MOH officials and dignitaries, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community;

  9. Demonstrated in-depth understanding of Democratic Republic of the Congo healthcare system, particularly the public health system, experience living and working in Democratic Republic of the Congo preferred

  10. Strong presentations skills in French; presentation skills in English preferred

  11. Familiarity with UNITAID, management and reporting procedures and systems

  12. Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform

  13. Appreciation for socio-cultural differences in countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings

  14. Awareness of, sensitivity to, and experience in working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural staff and groups

  15. Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations worldwide

  16. Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams

  17. Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office

  18. Fluent in written and spoken French; English fluency preferred

  19. Excellent facilitation, oral and written communications skills

  20. Ability to travel nationally

How to apply:

https://jobs-jhpiego.icims.com/jobs/2784/community-officer/job

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Jordan: Individual Consultancy for the Manualization of Questscope’s Participatory Learning Methodology (PLM)

Organization: Questscope
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Purpose and Scope

Questscope seeks a consultant to lead the manualization of its unique Participatory Learning Methodology (PLM), the pedagogical approach employed in its Non-Formal Education (NFE) program. The consultant will meet with key stakeholders including but not limited to Questscope staff (current and former), NFE facilitators, students, and alumni, to gain a comprehensive understanding of the PLM. The consultant will develop a detailed manual of the PLM including both a narrative and instructive component. Manual should be written in Arabic and translated into English.

Expected Fee

As budgeted

Location

Amman, Jordan (with possible travel throughout the Kingdom)

Duration

6 Months

Start Date

1 March 2017

Reporting to

Senior Education Specialist and Program Manager

Introduction: The PLM

Questscope’s unique Participatory Learning Methodology (PLM) draws on a Freirian model of critical pedagogy to empower students personally and socially, through the facilitation of safe classroom spaces that fosters belonging and growth for each individual. In these positive social environments, youth can establish relationships with trusted adults and engage in dialogue-based learning. Through process of social learning, Questscope gives each participant the tools they need to direct their own learning and, subsequently, their own futures. Thus, the support, freedom, and flexibility granted by Questscope’s PLM empowers each student to serve as active agents of change for themselves and for their communities.

Essential elements of the PLM that must be addressed in the manual, are as follows:

Banking pedagogy v. Problem posing pedagogy: PLM rejects the traditional banking model of education, where the teacher serves as the ultimate authority in the classroom depositing his/her knowledge into the students. Instead, PLM employs a problem-posing method of education in which students and facilitator are equal members of the community, learning from and with each other. The teacher becomes a facilitator of learning and the learning process.

Student-teacher relationship: Problem-posing pedagogy relies on a respectful relationship between student and teacher, based on love, mutual respect and the shared desire to learn together. Through this guided, friendly yet professional relationship, students recognize themselves as key participants in the knowledge production process. This transformational student-teacher relationship enables all parties to engage in true dialogue. The teacher/facilitator becomes a “cultural worker,” creating space for a culture of learning that results in competency and agency.

Dialogue: Dialogue is a key component of the Questscope PLM. Through dialogue within the classroom, between student and teacher as well as amongst the students, the facilitator creates an atmosphere of equality that respects each individual student and their life histories. A dialogic pedagogy suggests that students are not blank slates meant to absorb information, but rather active participants in creating knowledge.

Generative themes: Additionally, with the PLM, the facilitator elicits the stories and experiences of the students as the basis of their learning, working with the students to translate them into written texts. As students build their literacy skills, these generative themes and related texts (نص المولد as they’re called in Arabic) help students “read the word and the world.” Using themes derived from the students’ own live experiences, the facilitator also demonstrates and fosters respect among the students and emphasizes their value as individuals and as members of the community. The recognition and appreciation of each student’s self-worth, in turn, serves to empower the students and help them see their own experiences as valuable and important.

Social Emotional Learning: The PLM does not aspire simply to teach literacy and numeracy, it also uses social-emotional learning to support holistic well-being. Through social emotional learning, students develop knowledge and skills necessary to understand, label and manage their emotions. This self-awareness builds social awareness, whereby students can see other perspectives and empathize with them. Students also develop decision-making skills, the ability to forge positive and healthy relationships, and other essential soft skills.

Critical Consciousness: Through the PLM, facilitators aim to see the best in each individual student, to foster respect, love and a sense of self-worth. This is done by building a strong relationship between student and facilitator, employing dialogue in the class, and basing lessons on generative themes derived from where students live. This creates a positive environment in which individuals are valued for who they are and where they have been, leading to the development of a critical consciousness. With critical consciousness, students can perceive personal, social and economic (among other) challenges surrounding them. This transformative pedagogy, coupled with the knowledge and skills they learn through their learning, enables them to become positive agents of change in their own lives and in their community.

Background: Questscope and NFE

Questscope delivers the PLM through its Non-Formal Education (NFE) program, the only NFE program in Jordan certified by the Ministry of Education, offering educational opportunities for youth who have previously dropped out of school. Questscope’s students represent a particularly vulnerable segment of society who come from backgrounds of poverty, broken or dysfunctional families, and have a history of being alienated, neglected, and abused. Many of these students either had to drop out of school to work and support their family or were displaced by war, conflict and trauma due to war, and for them Questscope serves as their only opportunity for personal, professional, and academic advancement. The NFE program provides a youth oriented and supportive environment through which students can obtain a 10th grade certificate from the Ministry of Education and continue either to vocational training or re-enroll in the formal education system.

The NFE program is comprised of three levels, each of which take place over an eight-month period. This 2-year program is open to all youth between the ages of 13 and 20 living in the Kingdom, regardless of nationality or residency status, and caters to a significant refugee population. Students attend daily educational sessions for a period of two-three hours, where they study Arabic, Math, English, computer skills, Islamic religion, vocational maturity, life skills, the human body, health, environment, and civic and social development. Daily NFE sessions are led by facilitators who are trained by Questscope and also serve as teachers in Jordan’s public school system.

Purpose of the Assignment

The main purpose of this assignment is to work with the Questscope NFE team, NFE facilitators, teachers and youth, and other stakeholders to develop a comprehensive manual of the Participatory Learning Methodology. The consultant will be under the direct supervision of the Senior Education Specialist and Program Manager and will working closely with various departments within the NFE team.

Scope of Work and Timeline

1 March-31 May

1. Conduct a thorough review of the PLM to develop a comprehensive understanding of the methodology and its underlying philosophy

1-31 March

o Conduct literature review of the PLM’s underlying theories including: (a) Paolo Freire’s theory of Critical Consciousness; (b) Forrest Tyler’s theory of ProSocial Community; (c) Robert Chamber’s theory of Participation and (d) John Vanier’s theory of Spiritual Formation, and (e) Social and Emotional Learning

1-31 March

o Review existing QS documents regarding the PLM and other relevant programs

1 April-31 May

o Hold informational interviews and focus group discussions with key stakeholders

1 April-31 May

o Participate in manual development workshops

1 April-31 May

o Observe the PLM in action in various NFE sites

1 June-15 August

2. Create a comprehensive Participatory Learning Methodology manual in Arabic, with an English translation, in collaboration with the Questscope team

The manual should include the following three parts:

1 June-15 August

o A narrative section reviewing the philosophy and underlying ideology of the PLM along with an overview of the techniques and methodology

15 Jun-31 July

o An instructional section that provides a ‘how-to’ on implementing the methodology in a classroom

1 July-15 August

o A creative element that demonstrates the PLM. This could be an accompanying video that illustrates an ideal PLM session. Consultant will advise on developing this creative element and QS will provide technical assistance

15-31 August

3. Finalize the manual in preparation to print

15-25 August

o Conduct final review and copy edit of the manual

25-31 August

o Liaise with the Questscope graphic design team on the formatting of the manual and selecting graphics and images

September 1

4. Present final manual to Steering Committee

o Prepare and give presentation to QS-MoE Steering Committee introducing the outline and overview of the finalized PLM Manual

Expected Deliverables

· Final PLM manual in Arabic, print ready

· Final PLM manual in English, print ready

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field required

  • Knowledge and experience in developing educational materials, curricula and manuals;

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in the field of Education, with particular knowledge of critical pedagogy, educational development, and education for social change

  • Strong conceptualization skills

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

  • Strong written and spoken Arabic and English language skills

  • Knowledge of and experience in Jordan is an asset

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team

How to apply:

This job is open for Jordanians, please send your CV not later than 20 February.2017. for the following address hr@questscope.org

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Kenya: Program Development and Quality Advisor Essential job functions: The Program Development and Quality Advisor will play a crucial role in the developme

Organization: Community Care for All
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Feb 2017

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Development:

· Draft project proposals and concept notes in coordination with program department/senior management team with regards to funder’s deadlines and specifications.

· Maintain relationships with existing donors, respond to their requests regularly and keep updated them about the work of the organization.

· Support partnership development between the organization and partner INGO/UN Agency including attending partnership initiative meetings, clusters and through initiation of networking and coordination

· Coordinate with colleagues in the programmes team to compile the information/data analysis required for developing proposals and preparing donor reports for grants awarded, and give presentations in relevant regional clusters and to new potential donors

· Provide comprehensive research and analysis on data gathering including, needs assessment and writing up reports and analysis for new fundraising initiatives, follow up approaches/enquiries via telephone, letter and emails

· Regularly monitor for opportunities, sharing with relevant team members and helping to plan approaches to them.

Fundraising

· Identify potential partners and establish relationships and program opportunities.

· Manage and enhance relationships with existing donors and stakeholders, and identify new donors through networking, coordination and advocacy.

· Develop plans, strategies and setting goals to hit fundraising targets and other supporting documents.

· Write effective fundraising applications in response to calls for proposals from the current portfolio as well as new institutional and other donors

· Assist in managing a system for maintaining all contacts, information and deadlines for each grant awarded and new fundraising opportunity.

· Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor organizations (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private corporations offering donations).

Organizational office Setting

· The incumbent of the position will be in charge of organizational office set up in Kenya and overall office management. It is fundamental to this role that the candidate has a thorough understanding and experience of the role and the intricacies of liaison and planning and Serves as the principal focal point.

· He/She will be integral part of organizing and arrangement of organizational registration document, purchasing and placement of office set up equipment. Monitor office expenditures and handle all office contracts (rent, service etc.)

· Perform basic bookkeeping activities and update the accounting system, Monitor office supplies inventory and place orders

Duration and Payment

· The contract shall start as soon as possible with duration 11 months and may be renewable based on performance and fund availability

Competencies:

· Demonstrated ability to think strategically

· Excellent interpersonal skills, in particular ability to build meaningful relationships with potential and existing international donors

· Demonstrated capacity to adapt to rapidly changing environments and to find innovative ways to respond to emerging organizational needs

· Experience in planning, coordinating and organizing fundraising events

· Excellent communication skills (writing and spoken), including a high standard of written and spoken English (other languages – Kiswahili-would be an asset)

· Experience of working with grassroots organizations, Capability to take initiative, to plan and work independently, while being a strong and dependable team player

· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Experience using donor database software/platforms

Experience of working with and/or in an NGO , building consortiums (highly desirable)

Qualification (Education/Work Experience)

· University degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (preferably economics, politics, social development studies, humanities) or relevant experience

· A minimum of 5-year experience working with an NGO, INGO or UN agencies in humanitarian context with strong understanding of fundraising or similar work in east Africa. Understanding of international development, including the humanitarian and development challenges facing vulnerable communities in conflict prone areas

· Computer/word processing and standard office software skills.

· Fluent in English (Speaking and Writing)

· Experience in financial planning, budget setting and management and accountability

· A proven track record of raising funds from a range of public, government and private sector

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application with an updated CV and application letter to hr@dbg.so

The email subject line should read the title of the applied position

DBG is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 25-Feb-2017

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Malawi: Malawi – Head of Mission

Organization: COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 27 Feb 2017

COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan. Over the last 50 years and through its 22 local offices in the South of the World, COOPI engaged itself in breaking the cycle of poverty and supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic and environmental crisis or disasters in order to energize resilience and sustainable development.In Malawi, COOPI is a development strategic partner and since 1999, date of establishment in the Country, it carries out a wide set of operations in Kasungu, Likoma, Mangochi and Salima in Humanitarian Relief, long term development, Livelihood improvement, Resilience against Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Community Mobilization, Food Security, Agriculture Development, Irrigation, Sustainable Development and Sustainable Agriculture.

COOPI is currently looking for a Head of Mission to coordinate the activities and represent the Organization in the Country.

Main purpose of the job

The Head of Mission is responsible for the country coordination in its different aspects: staff, logistics, budget and procedures’ respect. He/she represents COOPI in its relations with the donors, institutions, NGOs, local government and international agencies. He/she cooperates with the AM and DCC in the definition of the Country Strategy and the intervention priorities. He/she guarantees the correct project implementation and ensures the Country Regulation presence and respect. He/she guarantees the compliance with the organization and the donors’ procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Institutional relations: He/she manages relations with the main institutional donors and with potential ones. He/she represents COOPI in the country/area by engaging in relations with institutions, NGOs, local and international organizations and partners. He/she also is responsible of the organization’s reputation in the country.

Strategy and planning: He/she verifies and proposes to the AM/DCC the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country. He/she contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy and proposes the country planning (projects and coordination).

Projects’ management: He/she coordinates and directly monitors projects, guaranteeing the correct implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with COOPI’s procedures and management standards. He/she coordinates the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the AM/DCC and the headquarters support offices. He/she is responsible for the preparation of projects reports and all the monitoring documents requested by the central headquarters. He/she ensures the transmission of all official and administrative project documents to the central headquarters. Considering that one of the main sector is DRR, previous and proven experience in this sector will be considered as an added value.

Country office management: He/she is responsible for all different aspects related to the country office management: economic and financial situation, local regulations, office organization charts, logistics, local and expatriate personnel management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines. He/she guarantees the respect of the country’s legislation and administrative regulation.

Staff management: He/she is responsible for the local staff management. He/she participates and supports the AM/DCC and the Human Resources office in the selection of the expatriate staff. He/she coordinates and monitors the country’s expatriate staff management.

Safety: He/she is responsible for the expatriate staff security, for the correct implementation and respect of the general security rules.

Economic and financial management: He/she is responsible for the country’s economic result. He/she supervises the financial management and ensures – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected. He/she participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation. He/she has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country.

Visibility: He/she cooperates with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund raising activities implemented in and for the country.

PROFILE

  • Degree in Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Agriculture or Sustainable Development and Sustainable Agriculture or a related field or equivalent work.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the humanitarian field and in a similar position, with a track record of success and results achieved;
  • Previous experience with an international humanitarian NGO is an advantage;
  • Desirable experience of working on EU/ECHO, USAid/OFDA and UN projects;
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management.
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities, and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

Contract length: 12 months renewable

Place: Lilongwe

Supervisor: Area Manager in HQ

Duty station: Lilongwe with frequent travel within Malawi

How to apply:

http://www.coopi.org/lavoro/head-of-mission-4/

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Nigeria: MEAL Coordinator Nigeria

Organization: Oxfam Novib
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 23 Feb 2017

The Nigeria Country Offfice is currently recruiting for the Lake Chad Basin Response a

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning and Development Coordinator

Fulltime/ 40 hours a week

until 30 April 2018

Based in Maiduguri

Issuing of contract is subject to funding by our donors.

Purpose of the position

To provide high quality monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support for the programme teams and the partner organizations Oxfam Novib works with.

Main tasks

Capacity building

  • Provide technical supervision of MEAL staff of field offices and ensure that staff receives adequate training, mentoring, and coaching.

  • Manage technical performance of MEAL staff including objective setting, personal development plans, and performance appraisal

  • Facilitate capacity building process of Oxfam staff and partners on knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for effective MEAL through training and coaching

  • Train project teams on principles of accountability and application to humanitarian, development programs and campaigns and using analyzed data to inform programme quality control, document lessons leant, and future project development

  • Coordinate the MEAL staff surveys or case studies that will demonstrate qualitative and quantitative changes over the period

  • Share best practice quality standards in MEAL tools and processes with the MEAL staff and programme team to enhance Oxfam’s programme quality in Nigeria.

  • Provide high-quality advice to programme managers and partner staff as required

  • As a key part of technical team and support Programme Managers, ensure good management, facilitation and ‘problem solving’ with and for staff as and when needed

Evidence-based programme design and learning

  • Ensure evidence based programming, feeding MEAL data analysis to ensure learning influences programme design and strategy.

  • Commissioning and coordination of internal and external evaluation exercises and coordinate learning events, and promotion of good practice

  • Participate in programme/project planning processes, particularly on logic of intervention (development of logical frameworks and MEAL plans), and contribute to ensuring adherence to programme quality standards. Support development of MEAL plans in project proposals, in consultation with Manager.

MEAL Systems Implementation

  • Develop and strengthen the participatory MEAL system within the programme and ensure that the defined system incorporate the MEAL principles and Oxfam local and international programme standards.

  • Develop remote management tools for field staff to use in a challenging and insecure environment

  • Guide team to design specific processes, methodologies and tools for MEAL (including indicator tracking) and reporting

  • Support MEAL and project staff in timely implementation of monitoring framework and tools, to ensure quality and consistent information is available on programme performance and impact

  • Review existing mechanisms designed and implemented to ensure quality assurance of all field data collection exercises, data management, and analysis

  • Technically review MEAL data quality, MEAL reports, PDMs, evaluations, baselines, KAP surveys and lead improvement of MEA L data quality and reporting from the field

  • Work closely with gender advisor in ensuring that all MEAL processes, methodologies, and tools are gender sensitive

  • Work with programme teams to develop and train partners on MEAL tools and systems

  • Provide high-quality advice for external evaluations when required

  • Ensure strong accountability mechanisms function

Job requirements

  • You have a Bachelors/Masters degree in social sciences, development studies or related discipline

  • Experience of work in humanitarian, development, and campaigns MEAL, particularly in protection mainstreaming.

  • Assessing staff capacity and to plan and deliver training and coaching. Demonstrable experience in building and reinforcing the capacity of the MEAL team, other programme staff, and partners according to the needs and Oxfam minimum standards.

  • Remote management to strengthen and monitor organisation and partner MEAL skills, and ensure accountability.

  • Good technical knowledge and strong demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, including participatory approaches

  • A team player with leadership and coordination skills with the capacity to motivate, develop, and inspire staff/partners others

  • Proven ability to work creatively, innovatively, and effectively with limited direct supervision, taking initiative

  • Fluent English and strong writing skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work sensitively with people from various cultural and social backgrounds

  • Good understanding of programmatic application of humanitarian mandate and principles, internal and external standards

  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, and analytical thinking with the ability to convey complex information in a straightforward, interesting way, and influencing this to a wider audience

  • Ability to work flexibly under pressure, prioritizing and having commitment to meet deadlines. Must be able to match the needs of a rapid scale-up within a changing context throughout the response.

  • Excellent coordination, planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage complex pieces of work against agreed timelines

  • Proven knowledge of computerised systems; with skills in statistical analysis in related software (e.g. SPSS/ SPHINX/MS ACCESS/MS EXCEL/EPI INFO)

What we offer Oxfam Novib is committed to providing you with a competitive, fair, and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. The salary range for this position is set in scale 9 with a salary range between € 2962,– to € 4557,– gross based on 36 hours a week.

How to apply:

Application procedure

Please submit your application here and include your motivation letter and CV. Your application must be received by 23 February 2017 at the latest. Please note that only applications received using the link provided can be taken into consideration. https://career2.successfactors.eu/career?company=OxfamNovibP&career_ns=job_listing_summary&n…

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Iraq: Education Manager

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 6 months (with possibility of extension)

The Role

The Education Manager will act as the technical lead on all education-related matters for the IDP response in Salah al din governorate in Iraq. The Education Manager will be expected, with limited support, to lead on education-related assessments, programme design and implementation at proposal and strategy level, as well as support on fundraising, recruitment and procurement, liaising and linking with other sectors in general and child protection in particular. He/she will oversee the monitoring & evaluation of education activities and support the education working group coordination. The Education Manager will also be expected to play a leadership role within a response team, supporting and building the capacity of colleagues.

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Minimum six years of relevant experience of working in humanitarian programs or in fragile states
  • Masters education in relevant discipline
  • Skills and experience in the education sector specially Education in Emergencies and hands-on experience on cash transfer programming.
  • Previous experience of managing a team of national staff in emergencies
  • Previous experience of programme management across multiple locations
  • Commitment to, thorough understanding of, and able to train staff in participation and accountability approaches
  • Demonstrated experience in leading assessment activities and of designing, managing, monitoring and evaluating education programmes
  • Demonstrated ability to set up monitoring & evaluation systems.
  • Experience of senior level representation, including Cluster coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience in proactive participatory and inclusive approaches working with local authority and target displaced populations
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills with a high level of written and spoken English
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable
* Experience of urban programming and informal settlements
* Language skills in English, Arabic or Kurdish
* Experience or knowledge of working and living in Iraq or Middle East.
* Child protection experience/knowledge will be an asset

Job Environment

The position is based in Salah al-Din, situated north of Baghdad. The security situation in project areas is quite unpredictable and some time movements to field locations are restricted. Accomondation is provided for in a shared guest house and is generally safe. Market centres, food store and supermarkets are available within reach.

Application Requirements

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Please apply in English using your CV and cover letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

Due to the urgency of the position, CVs will be reviewed on rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘ttesfaghabir.67526.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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Turkey: Head of Operations

Organization: Expertise France
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 16 Feb 2017

Project description

The Head of Operations provides direct support to Program Director in the daily management of Expertise France (EF) Syria projects based in Turkey. She/he assists in project coordination. She/he also manages and supervises general management of EF employees recruited for the mission, represents EF in the absence of the Program Director and ensures the general safety and security of the mission.

She/he is involved in operational aspects as well as EF project partner relations in Turkey and in Syria.

Working under the authority of Expertise France General Management France and under the responsibility of the Syria/Turkey Program Director, the Head of operation provides support in the following areas:

Working under the authority of Expertise France General Management France and under the responsibility of the Syria/Turkey Program Director, the Head of operation provides support in the following areas

The position

Position

Head of Operations

Country or Region

Gaziantep, Turkey

Duration

24 months

Job description

Strategic planning and analysis

  • Support the Program Director in the planning of quarterly and annual activities
  • Include and maintain EF’s projects in Syria within the framework of European institutions, EU member states and other international agencies
  • Support the Program Director in monitoring the development of the Syrian crisis and ensure that EF’s strategy and the implementation of projects take into consideration the changes
  • Support the Program Director in the follow-up of humanitarian and non-humanitarian issues in Syria and turkey and (re)define projects accordingly
  • Represent the Program Director in case of absence
  • Support the Program Director in the follow-up and analysis of security issues in Turkey and Syria.

Operations Management

  • Coordinate the implementation of projects in Syria and Turkey. Support and accompany projects managers and partners in the implementation of programs
  • Analyse and select projects submitted by Syrian or Turkish partners for financing within the framework agreement defined by Expertise France
  • Coordinate the drafting of new projects /proposals in close liaison with the HQ
  • Support and accompany staff during project implementation
  • Update activity planning tools on a regular basis and ensure they are communicated to HQ
  • Guarantee the application of Expertise France ” In-house » procedures
  • Ensure the implementation of adequate systems to support emergency actions in Syria (and in Turkey)
  • Maintain/manage/develop the use of the Monitoring and Evaluation system ensuring a maximum level of transparency and efficiency
  • Ensure that reports are delivered to financers in a timely and professional manner during steering committee
  • Ensure implementation of projects in close collaboration with local partners.

Human Resource Management

  • Support Program director in the management of the team based in Gaziantep, Istanbul and Ankara (Turkey)
  • Coordinate EF employees based in Turley to ensure smooth running of projects and development of new activities
  • Supervise recruitment of local teams recruited to manage projects and asses the level of skills required as the project develops
  • Define employee line management, objectives and carry out regular performance assessments for each employee as well as employee evaluations
  • Manage and support local and foreign employees, maintain agreeable and efficient work conditions in order to meet project objectives
  • Ensure knowledge transfer and team capacity

Representation

  • Support all Program Director relations with the diplomatic team of the French Embassy in Ankara and the General Consulate in Istanbul
  • Represent the Program Director in her absence whenever needed to represent Expertise France on a local or national level to authorities (Turkish and Syrian transition authorities) implementation partners, European commission UN agencies and sponsors.

Contract

Long-term

Required profile

Qualifications and skills

  • A minimum of 7 years proven experience in operational management of emergency projects and or stabilisation;
  • Proven capacity in team management skills and ability to ensure their safety;
  • Good command of project management life cycle including strategic planning, development, management follow-up and evaluation. Good working knowledge of European Commission procedures required;
  • Experience in administrative, financial and logistics management;
  • Experience in follow-up and evaluation of projects ;
  • Experience setting up remote project management ;
  • Preferable prior knowledge of working in Turkey/Middle East;
  • Proven ability to cooperate and negotiate with local and institutional partners as well as government representatives;
  • Excellent level of English (oral and written). Knowledge of Arabic or Turkish would be an advantage.
  • Relevant university degree (eg. Political or social science, international development, community development) or experience;
  • Excellent communication skills ability to adapt to a diverse multicultural environment;
  • Diplomatic, patient and determined;
  • Experience in the management of integrated multisector projects.

How to apply:

Please supply :

  • CV ;
  • Cover letter

Together with CV, candidates have to give full coordinates of the company which is to be contracted by Expertise France.

Your application should be adressed to:

etienne.liberty@expertisefrance.fr; selma.masic@expertisefrance.fr; claire.lautier@expertisefrance.fr; valentin.grange@expertisefrance.fr

The process of selection of expressions of interest will occur in two phases:

  • As a first step, a shortlist will be freely established by Expertise France.
  • Selected candidates may then be invited for an interview.

Fees for the services will be negotiated with the designated candidate.

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Sierra Leone: Quality Improvement Advisor

Organization: International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs
Country: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The Quality Improvement (QI) Advisor will work closely with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and other implementing partners to support health facilities in Sierra Leone to institutionalize improvement programming using the Model for Improvement and its Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles. The QI Advisor will support QI training and coaching, implementation and supportive supervision of QI projects, and evaluation of QI initiatives, and will liaise closely with the Quality Improvement team at ICAP headquarters in New York City.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Quality Improvement Advisor will:

  • Develop and update QI-related training and technical assistance activities, including but not limited to: assisting with the design, delivery and management of QI training and capacity building initiatives.
  • Provide hands-on support for both face-to-face training and distance education projects, including but not limited to designing, conducting, and evaluating training sessions, workshops, webinars, and other QI training projects.
  • Lead and facilitate facility site supportive supervision*,* QI coaching, mentoring and implementation support for QI projects (including QI Collaboratives and other QI initiatives) in specific health program areas.
  • Facilitate the development of innovative program approaches and interventions
  • Liaise with M&E staff for data quality assurance policies and procedures, data review and analysis. Prepare QI related data for presentation for a diverse range of audiences.
  • Assist in strategic planning and work plan development, including the development and implementation of QI training needs assessments, as well as ongoing reviews and evaluation of training activities.
  • Document QI training and technical assistance activities and help to produce and disseminate technical reports, guides, manuals, success stories, and other written materials.
  • Support the Ministry of Health to develop and pilot national QI guidelines, policies, and tools as needed, in alignment with existing national guidelines and strategies. Participate in relevant national technical working groups.

The Quality Improvement Advisor will:

EDUCATION

An advanced degree (MD, RN, MPH) in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or related field including experience in low-resource settings is required;

· Demonstrated success in leading formal quality improvement projects using the Model for Improvement or similar methods is strongly preferred;

· Expertise in education, training, curriculum development, training evaluation, and/or institutional capacity building would be a plus.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Minimum 5 years of relevant experience and demonstrated expertise in the implementation of health programs in low-resource international settings

· Minimum 3 years of relevant QI activities in low-resource settings

· Minimum 3 years of relevant adult education and/or training experience

· Demonstrated proficiency in data analysis and presentation skills

· Demonstrated experience in synthesizing and disseminating best practices and lessons learned to government officials, implementers and key stakeholders

· Fluency in written and spoken English

· Excellent verbal and written communications skills

· Demonstrated talent in writing technical content and training materials

· Experience working with complex programs involving short deadlines and multiple tasks, in coordination with multiple partners to achieve program results

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience working in the health sector in Sierra Leone is preferred but not required.

· Demonstrated proficiency in quality improvement using the Model for Improvement is strongly preferred;

· Demonstrated proficiency in the design, delivery and evaluation of competency-based training would be a plus.

How to apply:

Application Instructions

Please send an application letter and CV by email with a subject title “Quality Improvement Advisor” to icap-jobs-sierraleone@columbia.edu. Closing date, Friday 24th February 2017

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Papua New Guinea: Senior Advisor for Field Epidemiology Training (FET)

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Papua New Guinea
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Advisor for Field Epidemiology Training (FET)

Description:

The Senior Advisor for Field Epidemiology Training (FET) will independently provide technical support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the CDC Program in PNG to build the epidemiological and surveillance capacity of health care professionals to conduct surveillance for HIV and other diseases; and to detect disease outbreaks and protect the country against emerging infections. The contractor will serve as the principle expert, resource, mentor, advisor and consultant for Field Epidemiology Training in PNG and work in partnership with WHO-PNG, CDC, and other FET Papua New Guinea (FETPNG) stakeholders in developing on-going strategic planning, and providing program development, implementation, and evaluation support for the FETPNG. Additionally the contractor will provide technical support and training to the CDC, the host country government and partners in PNG for HIV surveillance, epidemiology and related public health topics. The position will be based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with CDC, the WHO-PNG and other CDC partners to assess the training needs in PNG with the purpose of developing, implementing, and evaluating the FET training program.
  • Provide program expertise and technical assistance such as work plan development and implementation plans with FET participants and CDC partners.
  • Provide training and mentorship on HIV and other epidemiology and related surveillance and public health activities to FET participants.
  • Conduct site visits for the FET trainees during their fieldwork as necessary and prepare/forward directives, instructional, procedural or other materials to ensure effective implementation of FET goals and participant projects.
  • Establish indicators by which to monitor and evaluate project goals and accomplishments.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative public health research and interpret findings for implementation via FET program evaluations and other special studies as needed.
  • Provide support to the CDC and the host country government to strengthen surveillance of HIV (especially in key populations – KP), TB and other diseases, utilizing the PNG FET program participants in KP sentinel surveillance, NCD clinic HIV reporting and the KP integrated bio-behavioral survey (IBBS).
  • Implements training for various target audiences, to incorporate local expertise such as faculty trainings, physicians, health care workers, as well as implementing partners. Example of topics to be incorporated into trainings include: HIV surveillance, HIV epidemiology, bio statistics, health information systems, data quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the host country government, WHO, international donors and other CDC partners.
  • Provide input and assistance to the surveillance sections of the annual and semi-annual reports submitted by the in-country PEPFAR team to the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, Washington, DC.
  • Other duties may include coordinating and facilitating meetings sponsored by PEPFAR and assisting in providing input for the development of the annual PEPFAR Country Operational Plan submitted by the in-country USG PEPFAR team to the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, Washington DC.
  • Respond within one business day to emails and phone calls from CDC-PNG and their partners.
  • Travel to Madang, Rabaul, and Unea, New Guinea to conduct site visits for the FET trainees during their fieldwork.

Qualifications:

  • The contractor must possess a Medical Degree from an Accredited Institution.
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in developing and implementing Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP)
  • 5 years international public health experience working with and providing technical assistance to Ministries of Health in developing countries
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing). Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing in the native language of Tok Pisin or Hiri Motu is desirable.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to apply:

https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/18243/senior-advisor-for-field-epidemiology-training-%28fet%29/job?mode=view

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Jordan: Emergency Response Program (ERP) Coordinator

Organization: SOS Children’s Villages International
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Job Description Summary:

The ERP Coordinator is overall responsible for ensuring the successful and timely implementation and management of the ERP in accordance with internal regulations and external international standards.

As the representative for the SOS CVI emergency response program in Jordan, s/he is also responsible for ensuring good relations and the coordination of activities with key stakeholders (donors, government bodies, UN agencies, CBOs, etc.).

Reporting directly to the National Director based in Amman and reporting functionally to the MENA Regional Emergency Response Advisor, s/he ensures all project activities, including adjustments, are agreed upon and approved by the Member Association and the Regional Office before implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Planning

  • Aligning project activities of the ERP according to SOS CVI project documentation (crisis response form; project proposal; budget outline etc.) and reporting any deviances therein to the Member Association Jordan National Director and the MENA Regional Emergency Response Coordinator;
  • Revising and adjusting SOS CVI project documentation based on changes in needs and/or budget, in consultation with the MENA Region Emergency Response Department.

HR Management

  • Responsible for ensuring fair and transparent recruitment for the ERP, as well as contract management and pay roll of all employees, in collaboration with the MA Jordan HR and Finance departments;
  • Ensuring personal development and capacity building of team members in the ERP, when necessary, as well as documenting evaluations of co-workers;
  • Leading and managing a diverse team of, among others, case and field managers, educators, care givers, office and domestic staff (up to 250 employees);
  • Ensuring SOS CVI internal procedures in HR management and local labour law are adhered to

Financial Management

  • As budget holder, responsible for ensuring the correct use of funds in the project, as allocated per budget line in the budget overview. Responsible for reporting to the MA Jordan Finance Controller and MENA Region Finance Officer any deviances therein;
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly financial reports are submitted to the MA Syria and MENA IOR in a timely manner;
  • Responsible for ensuring alignment of project procurement to the internal SOS CVI procurement procedures;
  • Together with the support of the Project Finance Officer, responsible for the revision of project budgets

Reporting

  • Accountable that information stated in internal and external project reports (donor reports, internal situation reports etc.) is correct;
  • Responsible for submitting a monthly financial report, a monthly situation report (including up to date organigram and beneficiary data files) and periodic donor reports as and when required;
  • Responsible for elaborating a detailed project report every trimester, including an overview of KPIs

Child Protection

  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the SOS CVI Child Protection Policy;
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to admission criteria based on the best interest of the child;
  • Responsible for ensuring the implemented projects conform to international standards (specifically SPHERE);
  • Responsible for ensuring that all staff dealing directly with children have criminal record checks carried out before taking up their position;
  • Responsible for reporting cases of abuse and neglect to the MA Syria National Director and the MENA Regional Emergency Response Advisor, as well as follow-up of cases as per the SOS CVI Child Protection Policy stipulations;

Security

  • Responsible for security and safety of all co-workers and the children;
  • Responsible for adhering to and implementing the SOS CVI local security plan;
  • Responsible for training and building the capacity of co-workers to deal in security and safety management;
  • Responsible for ensuring all co-workers undergo security training where relevant

Stakeholder Relations

  • Regularly attend cluster meetings and NGO forums and inform MENA Regional Office Emergency Response Department of NGO activities on the ground in monthly reporting;
  • Ensure all stakeholders have up to date project information (ministry of social affairs; local authorities; donors; MENA regional Office etc.);
  • Establish partnerships with other NGOs, CBOs and UN agencies and ensure MoUs and accords are in place for all partnerships;

Key Performance Areas:

  • Ensuring project KPIs are attained within the set time frame; any deviation is documented and justified (deteriorating security situation for example).

This job description is non-exhaustive and some additional tasks may arise.

How to apply:

HR.SOS@sos-jordan.org

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Evaluation & Research Advisor

Organization: Save the Children UK
Closing date: 13 Feb 2017

We are looking for a flexible and motivated individual to join our UK programmes, Development and Quality team as Evaluation & Research Advisor. You will develop research and evaluation strategies and provide specialist support and advice on research, evaluation and monitoring to ensure we develop, deliver and sustain programmes of the highest quality.

Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our UK and Global Programmes department delivers humanitarian and development programmes, builds partnerships with institutional donors – including governments, multi-nationals and trusts – and drives lasting change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

Our UK Programmes focus on early years and early learning for children growing up in poverty. As Evaluation & Research Advisor you will ensure robust evaluation strategies are designed and implemented for all programmes to build the evidence base and drive improvement. You will support the development and implementation of a UK Programmes evaluation and research strategy. In addition you will:

  • Undertake an annual audit of our programme evaluation strategies and use this to drive improvement in evaluation
  • Build the capacity of UK Programmes staff, through training and other approaches, to design and implement research and evaluation strategies and to understand and use evidence
  • Undertake desk research, primary research and evaluation activity as required
  • Work closely with colleagues within the Quality Learning and Improvement team on quality and participation to drive learning and improvement.
  • Support and advise on other research undertaken and commissioned by UK Programmes teams, including in relation to policy, advocacy and campaign work by country teams

To be successful you will be educated to Masters level, or have equivalent experience in the field of evaluation and research. Proactive and solutions focussed, you will have high level skills in quantitative (and preferably also qualitative) methodologies, research review and synthesis, and in research with children. In addition you will have:

  • Extensive experience of designing impact evaluation and quantitative research instruments including experience using validated measures and standardised instruments
  • Strong data analysis skills and extensive experience of quantitative data analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and representational skills in order to work with a wide range of people both internally and externally
  • Well-developed IT skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office.
  • An understanding of the impact of poverty on children, families and neighbourhoods and the barriers that communities face in seeking to bring about positive changes in outcomes

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: 13th February 2017

How to apply:

https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/evaluation-and-research-advisor-maternity-cover-2981/3007/description/

To apply please visit our website.

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Switzerland: Chargé/e de Programme Amérique Latine & Caraïbes

Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

Nous recherchons pour notre département des opération à Lausanne un/e

Chargé/e de Programme Amérique Latine & Caraïbes

Descriptif général du poste :

Sous la supervision d’un Desk, le/la chargé/e de Programme réalise une partie des activités spécifiques à la zone Amérique latine & Caraïbes avec un degré d’autonomie variable et évolutif. Il/elle lui apporte un appui technique, administratif et analytique. Il/elle participe à la conception et à la coordination de la mise en œuvre des programmes d’interventions et activités

Responsabilités principales:

  1. Participe à l’élaboration et au suivi des plans d’orientation stratégique de sa zone, ainsi qu’à l’élaboration des plans et politiques de la Fondation

  2. Contribue à la bonne mise en œuvre de la Gestion Cycle de Projet dans les pays de la zone

  3. Peut être amené à encadrer des stagiaires, des aides ponctuelles, des apprentis ou des bénévoles dans l’exercice de ses fonctions

  4. Assure, sous supervision de son supérieur hiérarchique la représentation de Tdh auprès des instances spécifiques de son champ d’activité

  5. En collaboration étroite avec le responsable de secteur, le terrain et l’administrateur, contribue à l’élaboration des demandes de financement et des rapports correspondants, et assure la gestion des contrats et le suivi de la couverture budgétaire

  6. Règle les affaires courantes relatives au bon fonctionnement des relations siège/terrain ou internes au siège

  7. Contribue au processus de communication interne/externe de la zone en collaboration avec le responsable de secteur, le terrain et le secteur communication

  8. Traduction des documents ou révision des traductions réalisées

Politique des gestions des risques :

  • S’engage à respecter les politiques de gestion des risques de Tdh qui comprennent : La Politique de Suavegarde de l’enfance, la politique de sûreté et sécurité, la politique anti-fraude/corruption ainsi que la Politique de signalement de tous abus
  • Coordonner l’application de la politique de Tdh en matière de gestion des risques sur les terrains dont il/elle a la responsabilité
  • Signaler tout manquement observé dans le cadre de cette politique lors de ses activités professionnelles tant au niveau d’infraction avérée ou soupçonnée qu’au niveau d’un manquement préventif
  • S’assurer de la mise en oeuvre optimale de cette politique dans les pays dont il/elle a la charge et s’assurer de sa mise à jour régulière

Votre profil :

Formation : Formation universitaire avec expérience professionnelle

Langues : Maîtrise du français et de l’espagnol, bonne compréhension du portugais, anglais et allemand un atout.

Expérience :

  • Connaissances des relations Amériques-latines (avoir séjourné sur place), expérience de travail sur le terrain souhaitée
  • Rédaction excellente en espagnol et français
  • Compréhension et rédaction de budgets
  • Flexibilité, polyvalence, autonomie, sens de l’organisation, grande aisance rédactionnelle orale et écrite, esprit d’équipe, empathie, capacité de travail élevée

Date d’entrée en fonction : 1er avril

Durée : contrat à durée indéterminée

Lieu de travail : Lausanne, avec déplacements en Amérique latine

Délai de postulation : 24 février

Procédure :

Seuls les dossiers postés en ligne, complets et correspondant au profil recherché seront traités.

Votre candidature doit obligatoirement comprendre un CV complet et une lettre de motivation.

Une fois votre dossier posté, vous recevrez par courrier électronique un accusé de réception automatique. Si vous êtes présélectionné, un premier entretien aura lieu à notre Siège de Lausanne ou par Skype pour les candidats résidant hors Europe. Les frais de déplacements pour un premier entretien sont à la charge du candidat. Les dossiers non retenus sont détruits par nos soins, suivant les règles sur la protection des données.

Si vous ne parvenez pas à poster votre dossier en ligne, merci de nous envoyer un mail en précisant à quelle étape le système dysfonctionne au département RH: rh@tdh.ch

Terre des hommes applique des conditions de travail égales entre hommes et femmes. Par ailleurs, à compétences équivalentes et pour des postes à responsabilités, les candidatures féminines sont vivement encouragées. Les procédures de recrutement et de sélection de Terre des hommes sont le reflet de notre engagement pour l’aide et la protection de l’enfance

How to apply:

Seuls les dossiers postés en ligne, complets et correspondant au profil recherché seront traités.

https://tdh.luceosolutions.com/recrute/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=792&idpartenaire=1

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United States of America: Director, Health Systems

Organization: Crown Agents USA
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 09 May 2017

Crown Agents USA is seeking a Director, Health Systems (HS) for our Washington, DC office.

Crown Agents USA

We are change agents for greater global prosperity.

Crown Agents USA delivers practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security,health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Role & Responsibilities

The Director is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation and management of the Health Systems (HS) practice area, including strategic planning, project management, personnel, budgeting, and client management. S/he will contribute to the CA-USA Health Systems practice area strategy implementation goals by participating in thought leadership while building and maintaining relationships within the global Crown Agents’ community. S/he will lead CA-USA’s Health Systems business development efforts through: identifying proposal opportunities; providing technical guidance to bid facilitation teams; maintaining relationships with the donor and prime organizations; and participating on bid teams, resulting in an increased book of business for the U.S. division of Crown Agents.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic support in the identification of Health Systems proposal opportunities;
  • Design and implement Health Systems practice area strategies;
  • Supervise and mentor the Health Systems project team members, conducting regular performance reviews and analyzing team performance, identifying training and development gaps;
  • Provide technical Health Systems inputs during the bid and proposal process on issues related to effective Health Systems practices;
  • Review, edit, and finalize technical sections of proposals and budgets, providing leadership and clear technical direction throughout the proposal process;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate Health Systems systems, policies and procedures; ensuring Health Systems staff receive necessary training;
  • Promote collaboration between home office and field based office project team, communicating regularly and leading regular update meetings;
  • Hold overall responsibility for implementing the team staffing plan, including defining roles and responsibilities, reviewing job descriptions and recruiting personnel in coordination with the Recruiting Department;
  • Responsible for clarifying roles, mapping practices and procedures, analyzing methodologies, suggesting adjustments, and training staff as required;
  • Maintain full and up to date knowledge of project issues including regularly monitoring progress toward milestones and critical tasks, and ensuring level of authority is followed;
  • Provide technical expertise in implementation of Health Systems contracts using proven best practice, Health Systems project management techniques;
  • Provide technical support and quality assurance in the development and oversight of strategic work plans for Health Systems projects;
  • Overall responsibility for creation and presentation of monthly programmatic reviews to directorate staff;
  • In coordination with senior leadership, identify risks and trends, implement appropriate solutions and manage outcomes;
  • Responsible for ensuring that Health Systems projects are performing within budget and opportunities to maximize revenue are identified;
  • Provide overall direction and quality assurance oversight of Health Systems staff members, ensuring that project transactions, forecasts, budget, cash flow and invoicing are properly accounted for, and accurately identifying any variances;
  • Act as central point of contact with Health Systems clients including issue resolution, negotiations, and general contract communication;
  • Ensure that all technical Health Systems directions are conformed to, including all necessary written approvals are obtained and financial, personnel and operational reports are compiled and submitted in line with client and donor requirements;
  • Provide mentorship of best Health Systems practice methodologies;
  • Act as development and career progression advocate for Health Systems team members, promote collaboration and transfer of ideas and information between home office and field based teams, and instill CA-USA values by example;
  • Contribute to the CA-USA Health Systems strategy implementation by participating in thought leadership and building/maintaining relationships within the global community for new Health Systems bid opportunities, enhance existing strategic partnerships and expand current projects;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Public Health, Economics, Business Administration, International Development, or a related field required; additional experience can relieve the Master’s requirement dependent upon client requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • Ten years of project management experience, out of which seven or more years Health Systems-related programmatic management is required.
  • 15 or more years related experience in a Health Systems program management role required.
  • Prior experience ensuring quality and timely financial management and budget management of Health Systems projects.
  • Prior experience designing Health Systems projects in broad subject matter areas required.
  • Related work history carrying out technical writing and managing the bid production process required.
  • Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed with demonstrated passion for the company mission and commitment to working collaboratively with a management team of senior professionals.
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and excellence in organizational and project management with the ability to achieve strategic objectives, and effectively manage budgets.
  • Strong record of effectively leading a performance-based and outcome-based program and staff, including experience developing and operationalizing strategies that have taken a program or organization to the next stage of growth.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and managing a strong team of staff, program/project managers, and business development professionals.
  • Prior management of USAID, MCC, or privately funded projects desired.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred.
  • Persuasive, credible, and polished communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Strong knowledge and history of effectively contributing technical inputs for Health Systems programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with best practices in Health Systems.
  • Strong analytical skills; business intuition, and common sense.
  • Solid judgment and apparent leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated intermediate or above skills in MS Office Suite applications required.
  • Fluency in English is required; bilingual or multilingual ability is preferred.
  • History of international travel and/or management of projects overseas highly desirable.
  • Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being successful in challenging environments and difficult situations, which is inherent in this position.
  • Legal ability to work in the United States is required.
  • International travel up to 30% required.

No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your application through our website: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CROWNAGENTSUSA&cws=37&rid=3228

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Emergency Programme Manager – DRC

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Contract Length: One Year

Date Needed By: March 1st 2017

New Post or Replacement: Replacement

Accompanied / Unaccompanied: Unaccompanied

Exact Job Location: Masisi, DRC.

Reports To: Area Coordinator, Goma

Responsible For: Assistant Field Officers (4)

Liaises With: Base Manager

Job Purpose:

The Emergency Programme Manager (EPM), will be based in Masisi DRC, and oversee the implementation, management and development of the emergency response programme in Masisi, North Kivu.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Programme Quality

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the Masisi Emergency Response Programme in consultation and partnership with Concern’s local partner, ensuring programme quality adheres to Concern and international standards.

  • Ensure that programme strategy is regularly reviewed according to the humanitarian situation in North Kivu and timely communicated internally and with donors.

  • Co-lead planning and review of implementation strategy with Emergency Coordinator for each programme sector Field Officer (e.g. Livelihoods, NFI, Cash Transfer, Protection, etc.).

  • Lead and participate in emergency assessments and develop plans for expansion in consultation with line management.

  • Ensure that crosscutting themes including accountability, equality, gender and protection are mainstreamed in the programme.

  • Ensure community participation, sensitisation and collaboration in programme activities.

  • Manage and monitor the Masisi Programme Complaints Response Mechanism and ensure analysis of and learning from complaint information.

Donor Compliance

  • Ensure that donor proposals, budgets and reports are of high quality, up to date and delivered in a timely manner in accordance with Concern policies/procedures and donor requirements.

  • Ensure that donor strategy, donor guidelines, formats and processes are understood and being adhered to within programme implementation and procurement.

Representation

  • Manage the working relationship with the local implementing partner.

  • Ensure networking and coordination with local Government authorities, other NGOs, and UN at field level.

  • Represent Concern to donors, clusters and other coordination fora in Goma as required.

Human Resources

  • Identify project staff needs, ensuring that job descriptions are developed, properly qualified staff are recruited, inducted and trained as per the needs of the programme and organisation.

  • Manage the Programme Team with particular emphasis on capacity building of staff through mentoring, training, and ensuring all staff have up to date job descriptions and Performance Development Reviews (PDR) as per policy.

  • Ensure that all staff are provided with the necessary support and advice to carry out their duties particularly as they relate to emergency preparedness and response.

Communications/Reporting

  • Ensure that situation reports, i.e. security, personnel, programme activities, etc. are produced to a high standard and in a timely manner.

  • Maximise visibility & facilitate external (donor, UN, head office, consultants, etc) visits to the field.

Finance, Admin and Logistics

  • Monitor and manage programme expenditure and budgets, ensuring resources are optimally utilized and spending is in line with Concern financial procedures and donor requirements.

  • Oversee activities related to cash management in Masisi and ensure cash transactions and management are in line with Concern procedures.

  • Coordinate the day-to-day management of logistics, administration and human resource needs for programme implementation in line with organizational policy and best practice.

  • Provide programme input to longer-term planning within logs, admin and HR functions.

Security and Representation

  • In collaboration with the Base Manager and Area Coordinator, undertake analysis of security incidents and trends in the zone of intervention and surrounding areas, ensuring that line management is regularly briefed on the security situation and advise as necessary in relation to adaptation of workplans and movement plans as necessary.

  • Participate in the revision of SOPs when necessary and other security related duties when necessary.

Other Duties

  • Participate in country-level strategic planning initiatives and other duties as determined by line management.

  • Adhere fully to the commitments and rules of Concern’s Programme Participant Protection Policy and Code of Conduct (P4 and CofC), including the respect of confidentiality.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • A relevant degree in a related field (Humanitarian Aid, international development, food security, etc) is essential, together with some theoretical knowledge of the principles and practices of organisational management, emergency preparedness and response.
  • At least two years’ experience of working in development/emergencies
  • Team Management Experience
  • Security Management Skills and Experience
  • Experience of managing a multi-sectoral programme
  • Knowledge of cash and market-based approaches
  • Proposal and report writing skills
  • Experience of working in an insecure environment
  • Strong French and English language ability
  • Flexibility and the ability to direct a multi-cultural team
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisation, planning and management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Able to handle a demanding, mountainous environment with a high level of physical fitness

Desirable:

  • Experience of working through local partners

  • Knowledge/experience of protection issues

  • Knowledge of HF/VHF radio systems

  • Swahili and Kinyarwanda would be an advantage

    All applications should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date. CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length.

    Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer posts before the closing date.

How to apply:

All applications should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date. CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length.

Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer posts before the closing date.

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Haiti: Project Manager (m/f), Nippes/Haiti

Organization: German Red Cross
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises. The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity,Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects internationally on appeals of their sister organisations within the Movement.

In close cooperation with the Haitian Red Cross (HRC) and other partners in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the GRC has been conducting project measures in various regions in Haiti since 2004. Currently it has a Country Office in Port au Prince and two sub-offices in Archaie and Nippes. GRC has merged its projects into an integrated development programme for the strengthening the resilience of the particularly vulnerable population.

GRC is currently seeking for an experienced Project Manager in the field of Climate Change Adaptation and Food Security:

Duration: asap until 31st January 2018

Place of assignment: Nippes, Haiti

Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Project Manager works as part of the GRC Delegation and is accountable, under the direction and guidance of the Country Representative and Desk Officer at HQ for leading and managing two projects funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with the titles “Reduction of undernourishment and malnutrition, improvement of livelihood, and increase of the resilience of the population in the region of Nippes” and “Integrated Programme for Climate Change Adaptation in the Department of Nippes, Haiti”, covering the key tasks and responsibilities set out below:

  • Manage the BMZ funded projects in close cooperation with the HRC as national counterpart and implementing partner, as well as in close coordination with other partners and stakeholders
  • Coordinate, liaise and maintain a close working relationship with different government departments, scientific institutions (e.g. meteorological offices and universities), NGOs and civil society on behalf of GRC, when appropriate, to ensure a smooth linkage between GRC and other organisations in the region
  • Oversight of project management and quality, and ensuring efficient quality management systems
  • Safeguard the regular collection and analysis of field data for statistical and program control purpose and oversee regular monitoring of program results and activities through the establishment of a proper M&E system
  • Ensuring accurate project budgeting, financial management and expenditure tracking according to GRC and donor (BMZ) requirements
  • Ensure quality, timely narrative and financial reporting in compliance with GRC and donor (BMZ) policies and regulations
  • Supervision, mentoring and capacity building of GRC project team
  • Drawing on lessons learnt to develop best practice and oversight of the Continuous Learning Process and Best practices including reflection and planning through team meetings and stakeholder workshops
  • Contributing to the maintenance of strong team spirit and positive workplace environment

Required Skills:

  • At least 5 years working experience in Project/Programme Management of international development-oriented projects. Strong leadership skills are essential
  • Operational knowledge of Climate Change Adaptation
  • Experience in implementing and managing donor funded projects (BMZ experience will be a strong asset)
  • Experience in community planning and community development
  • Strong project management skills, particularly PCM and participatory methods
  • Profound knowledge and proven experience in M&E, developing tools and plans, and leading mid-terms and annual reviews and planning workshops/activities
  • Experience in cooperating with local organizations, /capacity building among communities and partners (preferably in the region)
  • Ability to train and guide local community volunteers
  • Good interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively and build relationships at all levels, taking into account cultural and language differences
  • Assertive, with high intercultural sensitivity
  • Knowledge of Red Cross / Red Crescent principles and willingness to adhere to them
  • Proven experiences and skills in proposal writing, management and reporting
  • Skills in facilitation, moderation and training
  • Readiness to work in remote areas
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Readiness to go on assignment without partner
  • Oral and written fluency in French and English, German would be a strong asset
  • Ability to work effectively in multi cultural environments
  • Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process ‘working abroad under specific climate and health conditions’

GRC offers you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC as well as an expatriation allowance during your mission. Depending on the post specific situation we either provide you with an accommodation or a personal allowance to cover your accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package (health insurance for residence abroad, private accident insurance, private liability insurance, luggage insurance) GRC is as well covering a home flight withing a 12-month period of assignment and medical check ups before and after your mission. Before your assignment you will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings prior as well as during and after your mission.

How to apply:

Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system DRK HRnet until 28th February 2017.

Please indicate Ref. No. 2017-018 with your application.

Further information on our recruiting procedure can be found on our homepage.

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Myanmar: Health Service Delivery / Clinical Advisor

Organization: University Research Co.
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. URC focuses on finding ways to deliver proven approaches to health care problems, applying quality improvement (QI) methods and conducting operations research to tailor those approaches to various settings. Recognizing implementation barriers unique to each setting, we train local managers and service providers to strengthen health systems, integrate system elements, and bring improvements to scale.

Roles and Responsibilities

Senior Health Service Delivery / Clinical advisor will guide, provide technical assistance, and managerial leadership to support quality MNCH service delivery and clinical interventions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project implementation that relates to facility and community level service delivery for a reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health services;
  • Lead high-impact, reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health service delivery at different levels of care;
  • Provide technical expertise in rational packaging of priority reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child and health service delivery across the health system and their integration in publicly funded programs and/or private insurance schemes.
  • Lead the development and assessment of key inputs (including infrastructure and staffing standards) essential to delivery of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child and health delivery services at different types of medical facilities; and
  • Develop individual and institutional capacities (from curricula development to their implementation) in health system strengthening, quality improvement and continuous professional development in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health service delivery fields.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in medicine, public health or related social science with a focus on maternal, newborn, child health services;
  • Demonstrated organizational and relationship building skills;
  • Experience in developing policies, guidelines and strategies, especially those related to MNCH health;
  • Clinical and service delivery skills and proven training skills in MNCH;
  • Ability to develop working relationships with counterparts in other agencies/organizations;
  • Experience working in a multi-stakeholder consortium;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience; and
  • Strong English language skills, especially good oral and written communication skills.

How to apply:

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

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URC is an E-Verify Employer

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

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Myanmar: Governance & Health Policy Advisor

Organization: University Research Co.
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. URC focuses on finding ways to deliver proven approaches to health care problems, applying quality improvement (QI) methods and conducting operations research to tailor those approaches to various settings. Recognizing implementation barriers unique to each setting, we train local managers and service providers to strengthen health systems, integrate system elements, and bring improvements to scale.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Governance & Health Policy Advisor will provide strategic and technical support in the areas of health policy and governance to the national and provincial level project teams. Specifically, efforts will focus on improving governance, finance, human resources for health, and information components of the health system. The Governance Advisor provides technical leadership to strengthen the transparent use of resources and enable citizen engagement in planning and monitoring to produce results in health care at the national and local government authority levels

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance, strategic advice and programmatic direction for the implementation of the program of work for promoting health governance, policy, planning and leadership;
  • Support the informing and operationalizing of key strategies, policies and guidance for the strengthening of the health system, such as transition to universal health coverage, and on joint planning approaches with other implementation partners;
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to clients and counterparts, including host government leaders with guidance and technical assistance that enables them to understand policy options and strategies for improving health governance.
  • Actively participate in project annual work planning, design, implementation, and reporting particularly related to governance activities designed to strengthen the health system.
  • Work with Project teams to identify best practices and the conditions under which existing resources are most effectively used to improve performance of health systems;
  • Provide advice on works with MoH, the private sector, non-government and community organizations and civil societies to mobilize coordination and harmonize support for health systems strengthening;
  • Represent project at external technical events, including conferences, webinars and others events;
  • Ensure the timely and quality completion of all relevant program deliverables and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in health financing, policy, health reform, management, public health or a related field; Doctoral Degree Preferred, may be substituted with significant professional experience;
  • Experience working cross-sectorally and using lessons from macro governance and systems thinking to support health programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies, policy standards, protocols and guidelines;
  • Senior level experience in developing, managing and leading global health programs and strengthening institutions in developing countries;
  • Significant experience working in the health sector in resource poor settings including an understanding and experience of health systems policy, planning and reform issues;
  • Experience in applied public administration supporting decentralization and/or legislative reform efforts in Myanmar and/or South East Asia (including public management reform, intergovernmental relations, administrative systems change);
  • Experience identifying practical approaches to applying governance improvement methodologies to the health sector, particularly those related to accountability and anti-corruption, management, institutional development, and policies;
  • Experience providing clients and counterparts, including host government leaders, with guidance and technical assistance that enables them to understand policy options and strategies for improving health governance;
  • Experience carrying out project-related health governance technical assistance and promoting the integration of governance, health financing and health systems operations.
  • Ability to develop working relationships with counterparts in other agencies/organizations;
  • Experience working in a multi-stakeholder consortium;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Strong English language skills, especially good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with the Myanmar Department of Health and Sports strongly desired.
  • Prior experience working with USAID-funded programs preferred.

How to apply:

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

“Contingent on Contract Award”

URC is an E-Verify Employer

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

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Myanmar: Deputy Chief of Party

Organization: University Research Co.
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. URC focuses on finding ways to deliver proven approaches to health care problems, applying quality improvement (QI) methods and conducting operations research to tailor those approaches to various settings. Recognizing implementation barriers unique to each setting, we train local managers and service providers to strengthen health systems, integrate system elements, and bring improvements to scale.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Deputy Chief of Party will provide oversight over technical, financial, contractual, and administrative operations, including the grants under contract.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day technical and operations reporting.
  • Supervise day-to-day project implementation and staff.
  • With the COP, the DCOP will be responsible for ensuring that all technical assistance and project inputs are strategic, consistent and coordinated.
  • Ensure project compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and AIDAR, USAID Policies and USAID/Burma mission orders and Implementing Partner’s notices.
  • Conduct due diligence to ensure that USG funds are not diverted from their development purpose outlined in the contract and are not vulnerable to corruption, extortion or otherwise benefitting malign groups.
  • Responsible for project work planning and communications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as public health, public administration, business administration;
  • At least 9 years of experience in working in health system strengthening, health financing and governance, maternal and child, reproductive health, and family planning projects, as well as proven leadership and management skills experience to effectively and efficiently implement a project;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and organizational and relationship building skills
  • Experience and skills in financial management and performance monitoring are desirable;
  • Fluent in English and demonstrated excellent oral and written communication and representation skills;
  • Knowledge of Burmese is desirable, but not required; and
  • Experience in Myanmar, or the South East Asia region is desirable.

How to apply:

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To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

“Contingent on Contract Award”

URC is an E-Verify Employer

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

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Myanmar: Chief of Party

Organization: University Research Co.
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

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Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. URC focuses on finding ways to deliver proven approaches to health care problems, applying quality improvement (QI) methods and conducting operations research to tailor those approaches to various settings. Recognizing implementation barriers unique to each setting, we train local managers and service providers to strengthen health systems, integrate system elements, and bring improvements to scale.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for overall program management, including providing leadership to ensure that the program meets its goals and objectives, and identifying and mitigating program risks. The COP will serve as the principal representative of the program to USAID, partners, and other stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall strategic and managerial leadership of the project in collaboration with all of the major stakeholders;
  • Represent and coordinate with all sub-cooperating organizations and be the point of contact for all purposes of this project;
  • Provide oversight over technical, financial, contractual, and administrative operations, including the grants under contract;
  • Monitoring the program performance in achieving project goals and objectives;
  • Ensure project compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and AIDAR, USAID Policies and USAID/Burma mission orders and Implementing Partner’s notices;
  • Conduct due diligence to ensure that USG funds are not diverted from their development purpose outlined in the contract and are not vulnerable to corruption, extortion or otherwise benefitting malign groups.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as public health, public administration, business administration;
  • At least 10 years of experience in working in health system strengthening, health financing and governance, maternal and child, reproductive health, and family planning projects, as well as proven leadership and management skills experience to effectively and efficiently implement a project;
  • Demonstrated ability to advise host country officials at the ministerial level, and create and maintain effective working relationships with international and local stakeholders, NGOs, local partners, and U.S. Government agencies
  • Experience and skills in financial management and performance monitoring are desirable;
  • Fluent in English and demonstrated excellent oral and written communication and representation skills;
  • Experience in Myanmar, or the South East Asia region is desirable;
  • Knowledge of Burmese is desirable, but not required.

How to apply:

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

“Contingent on Contract Award”

URC is an E-Verify Employer

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce

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Myanmar: Senior Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Advisor

Organization: University Research Co.
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Mar 2017

University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. URC focuses on finding ways to deliver proven approaches to health care problems, applying quality improvement (QI) methods and conducting operations research to tailor those approaches to various settings. Recognizing implementation barriers unique to each setting, we train local managers and service providers to strengthen health systems, integrate system elements, and bring improvements to scale.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Maternal Health Advisor will provide strategic and technical support in the areas of Maternal, neonatal and child Health (MNCH) to the national and provincial level project teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the implementation of MNCH activities, including coordination of technical assistance from international and national experts, and provide technical support to counterparts;
  • Serve as a member of the project management team responsible for providing support to the Chief of Party on project decisions and provide input and feedback to finalize the annual workplan in the areas of MNCH;
  • Provide leadership, management, and technical assistance in the development and use of technical policies and guidelines related to the improvement of MNCH;
  • Provide strategic and technical support to the Ministry of Health in policy development and maternal health interventions;
  • Provide technical leadership to increase access, use, quality, and integration of MNCH services;
  • Actively participate in meetings of MNCH technical groups and represent project in professional fora making presentations and participating in meetings, conferences, and technical working groups;
  • Monitor MNCH activities based on the monitoring and evaluation framework and assess whether the expected results were obtained;
  • Provide regular reports to the DCOP and the programmatic and technical personnel, including successes, challenges, and lessons learned;
  • Work closely with partners to plan activities and respond to requests to support local partners and USAID. Liaise with other organizations and projects working in MNCH;
  • Promote and support the development and sharing of best practices and lessons learned with key stakeholders (MOH, technical and financial partners, and other employees); and
  • Work with project technical team members to ensure that MNCH are integrated with the other technical areas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in public health, medicine, management, or social science.
  • 8 years of relevant public health experience working in developing countries on aspects of improving maternal, neonatal and child health care;
  • Demonstrated organizational and relationship building skills;
  • Experience in developing policies, guidelines and strategies, especially those related to MNCH;
  • Experience with technical assistance to departments of the ministry in charge of family planning, including experience leading technical working groups for maternal health at the national level;
  • Clinical skills and proven training skills in MNCH;
  • Ability to develop working relationships with counterparts in other agencies / organizations;
  • Experience working in a multi-stakeholder consortium;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience; and
  • Strong English language skills, especially good oral and written communication skills.

How to apply:

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.

You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

“Contingent on Contract Award”

URC is an E-Verify Employer

URC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

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Turkey: Field Coordinator – Gaziantep

Organization: Handicap International
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

The Syrian crisis is the most important humanitarian crisis of the last 20 years. According to the latest UN figures, about 13.5 million people are currently affected by the crisis in Syria, including about 6.5 million IDPs, while over 4 million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries or in Europe. The current humanitarian response only provides a patchy and partial coverage of the growing humanitarian needs.

Almost 6 years after the beginning of the crisis, the number of injured persons in Syria keeps rising, with a severe lack of rehabilitative care and psychosocial support. In hard-to-reach areas and/or areas of new displacement, local populations and IDPs are in need of emergency assistance in terms of food, household essential items, and other basic needs. The inclusion of the most vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, in the humanitarian response remains a major concern.

HI is managing a remote humanitarian program from three hubs in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, along four main pillars:

  1. Support to health partners (hospitals, care houses, rehabilitation centres, local NGOs) for the provision of comprehensive rehabilitation services
  2. Provision of basic needs kits – Food baskets, Household Essential Items and Hygiene kits – in one-shot distributions to people who experience a sudden degradation of their living conditions due to renewed conflict, displacement and/or exclusion from humanitarian assistance.
  3. Education to the risks and effects caused by conventional weapons and urgent marking of hazardous areas
  4. Inclusion promotion / reduction of barriers and discriminations linked with age, disability and other vulnerability factors

The current intervention is based on a mix of remote management of HI national teams and remote partnerships with local structures and organisations. HI has implemented some direct management programs in the past and is looking for ways to launch more in the coming months.

Under the line management of the Head of Mission, and with strong relations with the Technical Advisors, Logistics, Finance and Human Resources Departments, you will be responsible for developing HI capacity to implement its operations in your assigned area of intervention, within the framework of internal and external policies and regulations
=> REPRESENTATION & COORDINATION

You ensure HI external positioning at field level in compliance with HI mandate and country strategy, as well as local cultural norms and legal legislation

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
You ensure implementation and development of projects in your area, in line with HI global mandate and policies, as well as HI country strategic operational Framework
=> SECURITY MANAGEMENT – UNDER SUPERVISION OF THE HEAD OF MISSION
You lead HI security policy development and management within your geographical area of responsibility
=> LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
You ensure, with the support of Logistics team, that HI procedures are implemented and respected regarding base and equipment management, procurement and stock management, transport and vehicle management
=> FINANCE MANAGEMENT
You ensure, with the support of Administrative & finance team, that HI procedures are implemented and respected regarding planning, validation and follow up of expenditures and budget management
=> TEAM MANAGEMENT
You ensure strict appropriation, application and respect of the Internal Regulation and HR procedures by your staff and develop local capacities with the objective of strengthening national management positions
=> REPORTING
You lead the provision of regular reporting on HI activities in your area to your line manager upon standard schedule and upon his/her solicitation

REQUIRED PROFILE

  • At least 6 years of professional experience
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in humanitarian or development contexts, preferably in the management of refugee responses. Experience in urban settings a plus.
  • Previous project or field coordination experience is mandatory
  • Previous security management experience is mandatory
  • Previous field office management experience is a strong asset
  • Previous experience in Middle Eastern country is a strong asset
  • Proven managerial experience
  • Proven representation experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • English mandatory (oral and written), Turkish would be a strong asset, Arabic a plus
  • Strong writing and reporting skills

CONDITIONS
• Starting date : ASAP
• Length of the contract: 6 months
• Status: salaried status (employee)
• Salary from 2800 € (gross) / month regarding the experience of the candidate
• Perdiem : 487 € (net)
• Hardship allowance : 250 € (net)
• Insurances: health coverage, planning, repatriation, retirement (if senior volunteer)
• Paid holiday : 25 days per year
• R&R: Level 2 = 5 days every 3 months

How to apply:

https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/fr/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=1940&idpartenaire=136

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South Sudan: South Sudan – Wash Program Manager – Wau Shilluk

Organization: Solidarités International
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 20 Mar 2017

Posted on: 09/02/201
Desired start date: 01/04/2017
Duration of the mission: 8 months
Location: Malakal with daily travels to Wau Shilluk and frequent travels to Juba

About the mission

General context of South Sudan

On July 9th 2011, South Sudan gained its independence, putting an end to a twenty-year civil war between the Khartoum regime and the separatist rebels in the South. The youngest state in the world boasts significant oil reserves but suffers from a lack of development and especially a lack of infrastructure.

For now three years, South Sudan has been facing a civil war. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), one fifth of the population – about 2 million people – were displaced before the events of July 2016.

In July 2016, heavy fighting erupted between rival forces – the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir and the SPLA in Opposition backing the former First Vice-President Riek Machar –in and around the capital city, Juba, on 7th July. Following this, the number of IDPs rose to more 3.2 millions, with an estimated 5.1 in dire need of humanitarian help.

Overview of Solidarités International’s work in the country

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been operating in South Sudan since October 2006, and is strongly focusing on the emergency response to the life-saving needs of populations affected by the recurring armed crises and displacements in the country.

SI has a strong field and coordination-based WaSH expertise. Beyond pure emergencies, SI aims at using it to contribute to the alleviation of malnutrition, water-borne diseases which still plague a substantial part of South Sudan population.

This commitments works through 2 strategic axes :

  • A country-wise flying deployment capacity, through the Emergency Preparedness & Response mechanism (EP&R), which includes the conduction of rapid assessments and the implementation of emergency short WaSH interventions throughout the whole country. SI is an active EP&R partner, currently setting up a new humanitarian access-related setup and facilitating the reactivity of emergency air deployments for all EP&R partners, in collaboration with a specialized partner.
  • A province-tailored response, through a permanent presence if key cities and provinces (currently Malakal, Upper Nile). SI aims at developping an overall “WaSH package” for the area, being it inside the PoCs or outside in the towns/villages. Complementary interventions (FSL/Cash pilot/shelter projects) can be developed, and a strong focus is put on humanitarian actors’ coordination.

For 2016/2017, SI will focus on 2 areas of improvement:

  • Securing proper humanitarian access management tools, in order to maximize its capacity to respond swiftly within the EP&R mechanism, in deteriorating environments.

  • Develop semi-permanent or permanent solutions and response related to displacements in key affected provinces.

You can find all the information about the Solidarités International (SI) South Sudan’s mission here:

http://www.solidarites.org/en/our-missions/south-sudan

About the job:

The program manager is in charge of implementing and achieving the objectives defined in the proposal in Wau Shilluk (informal settlement).

He/she is in charge of supervising the operational teams allocated to his/her program.

He/she guarantees the proper execution and the quality of the implemented program and, if applicable, suggests adjustments or developments to ensure its relevance.

The key priority objectives of the position in Wau Shilluk, Upper Nile State include:

  1. Program planning, implementation and monitoring to ensure basic WASH services to most needy people in Wau Shilluk informal settlement. In particular:

  2. Community mobilization and community organization in Wau Shilluk

  3. Set-up and capacity development of Water Management Committees

  4. Implementation of water quality management plan through WMC involvement

  5. Implementation of transfer of water supply and provision to WMC control

  6. Rehabilitation, improvement, upgrade and operation and maintenance of surface water treatment systems

  7. Conduct hygiene kit and NFI distributions

  8. Oversee cholera preparedness and response activities: Chlorination activities; establishment of Oral Rehydration Points

  9. Key coordinating role with WASH and Health Clusters

  10. End line KAP an evaluation assessment design and implementation

  11. Oversee implementation of project extension/ modification

  12. Financial planning and management of OFDA funds to ensure effective and efficient response

  13. Management and capacity building of local team hired for Wau Shilluk.

Your profile

Experience:

  • Masters’ degree or equivalent in political science, project management, public health, water engineering or a relevant field
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the humanitarian environment in project management.
  • Proven experience in conflict/post-conflict contexts and insecure environments, with consequent experience in supporting emergency response or early recovery
  • Proven experience in mobilization and community capacity building
  • Proven experience in emergency settings and emergency

Skills:

  • Significant knowledge and experience of project cycle management
  • Significant strategy and contingency building abilities
  • Knowledge of community based approaches in the WASH sector
  • Team management abilities and cultural awareness,
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to multi-task and support and/or fill multiple positions at one time
  • Excellent leadership skills, strong initiative, flexibility and creativity
  • Resistance to stress, difficult living and working conditions
  • Commitment to the job and the organization
  • Knowledge of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL’s field of expertise and specific tools would be a strong asset

Language:

  • Fluent English (written, spoken and read), essential for writing reports and for external coordination.
  • Knowledge of French and/or Arabic is an asset

IT:

  • Computer literacy with very good command of MS Office

We offer

SI will offer you:

A salaried post: according to experience from 1600 euros gross per month, plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly, and a monthly Per Diem of 700 USD.

Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs)

For further information about SI, please consult our website: http://www.solidarites.org/en/

Contact: Mano GAUDIN, Recruitment and Follow Up Officer

How to apply:

Application process

Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?ID=PULFK026203F3VBQB6G8N8NX4&nPostingTargetID=18737

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Myanmar: Nutrition Thematic Adviser

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 2 years

Role Purpose:

The Nutrition Thematic Advisor is overall accountable for delivering a strategic and high impact nutrition portfolio of work, integrated and stand-alone, for children in Myanmar. More specifically, the Nutrition Thematic Advisor is responsible for developing multi-year thematic strategies and annual plans, designing and guiding programme implementation across sectors, identifying and securing development opportunities, developing strong external relations, and producing and utilising high quality and well-articulated project evidence and research for learning, for advocacy and for the continued development of the Nutrition portfolio. The Advisor will ensure that innovative nutrition activities are central to Save the Children’s Myanmar Country Programme. The Thematic Advisor is also responsible for promoting programme quality in close collaboration with the Nutrition Program Senior Advisor, and the MEAL team. In addition, the Nutrition Advisor is responsible for the management and supervision of key staff managing nutrition projects/teams (that is, nutrition projects which are not managed as part of the child poverty or health portfolio), currently the LEARN nutrition programme, the SUN civil society coalition and the nutrition advisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post graduate level in Nutrition (and a degree in Public Health desirable) and a minimum of 8 years’ management experience in both emergency and development contexts
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Nutrition programme development, implementation and growth and experience in working with a wide range of donors
  • Experience in project design, proposal development and developing donor relationships
  • Experience in conducting/participating in/guiding operational and formative research (including analysis and reporting)
  • Strong policy analysis and policy engagement experience.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Experience working with government partners, partner agencies, local partners, and in consortium
  • Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, SPSS/STATA, ENA, etc.)
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘dkoh.99372.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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South Sudan: Country Representative, CR

Organization: Population Services International
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 11 Mar 2017

Job title PSI South Sudan Country Representative (CR)
Department East Africa
Based in Juba, South Sudan Reports to the EA Regional Director Who we are**

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.
Join us!

With support from the government of South Sudan and international donors such as DFID, Global Fund, and USAID, PSI has worked in South Sudan for almost 15 years. Since 2001, we have implemented social marketing and behavior change communication to deliver prevention and treatment products and services across a wide range of health areas including HIV/AIDS, malaria, pneumonia and water-borne diseases. PSI is the national primary recipient for Global Fund Malaria and DFID on the malaria and Integrated Community Case Management grant. The program is among PSI’s top DALY performer with over 1.8 million DALYS annually and an annual budget of over $35 million.
We are looking for a Country Representative (CR) based in Juba, South Sudan to lead implementation of PSI’s awards in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Malaria Control Program (NMCP).The CR oversees government relations and program implementation s managing a diverse group of staff. We’re looking for a leader for our $35 million PSI South Sudan operation. We are looking for someone with strong humanitarian experience with a track record of delivering results in fast paced environments under challenging conditions.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

**
You will** be responsible for the overall development, management (security, financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of PSI’s activities in South Sudan. You will:
Build Institutional Strength

  • Foster the institutional development of PSI South Sudan through strategic planning, program development and financial sustainability;
  • Manage existing and new activities to effectively deliver the health program’s portfolio and meeting donor deliverables;
  • Maintain and foster external relations with strategic partners such as government institutions and donors such as the Ministry of Health, UN Agencies, Global Fund, DFID, USAID, and private foundations;
  • Work in close collaboration with the Country Risk Manager to ensure the safety and security of all staff.

Lead program planning and execution

  • Provide quality and timely management of project lifecycle for all current donor projects including meeting programmatic and financial deliverables;
  • Develop and steward annual and specific project budgets consistent with both organizational and donor requirements.
  • Meet financial and other reporting requirements as required by donors and PSI/Washington;
  • Develop innovative distribution systems and/or maintain the existing ones at a high level of effectiveness;
  • Track distribution figures as well as the performance of the sub recipients including the distribution network;
  • Supervise evidence-based research activities to support health program decisions in order to evaluate and measure program effectiveness and to maximize health impact;

Manage talent

  • Build local technical, management and leadership capacity;
  • Guide 2 national offices and a 60-person team of technical managers and implementers, operations staff, and sales and marketing professionals. This includes recruitment, development, training, and supervision;
  • Develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team and PSI assets in all aspects of its work per best practices, PSI operating standards, and field realities. Liaise with the Global Security Department and Regional Director on crucial events, high-risk periods, incident reporting and security policy changes;
  • Develop and enforce field office administrative policies. Promote and demonstrate an ethical environment in line with PSI’s values of honesty and acting with integrity. Support the application of appropriate internal controls to protect PSI’s assets.

What are we looking for?

  • You have at least 10 years of experience managing people, budgets and public health or relief programs.
  • You have lived and worked in a high risk, low capacity, and low resource developing country.
  • You have significant demonstrated experience in government relations and collaboration You have experience and are passionate in building local technical, management and leadership capacity.
  • You have an MBA, MPH, MD or other relevant degree.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You have significant demonstrated fundraising, personnel and financial management experience.
  • You have significant demonstrated experience in management, international development or relief, and preferably within the health sector.
  • References will be required.

**What would get us excited?
Experienced manager. **You have been a Country Director or Resident Advisor of a large development or relief organization in a failed state before. You have worked with and managed Global Fund projects. You can manage a very diverse international and national team to get results.
**
Relationship Builder. **You have experience working with Ministries of Health, health care companies, or global health donors. You can identify new donors and partners for programs. You can spot trends and keep the PSI global headquarters informed about health needs and opportunities in South Sudan. You are diplomatic in cooling down emotionally charged environments. You are agile in your approach, able to quickly recognize, address and mitigate potential conflicts before they arise

Capacity Builder: You have experience in building institution, local technical, management and leadership capacity.
**
Natural fundraiser.** You have experience identifying business opportunities for health or securing funds from donors like DFID, USAID, or Global Fund.
Collaborative manager. You can inspire a shared vision for the PSI South Sudan staff. You have successfully helped your staff learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
A Strategist and an innovator. You are creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You have a strong interest in health-sector approaches to development and a proven ability to produce results.
STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 5

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

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Kenya: Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Specialist

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Specialist

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Technical Specialist will ensure that all FSL programming is of excellent technical quality attracts significant donor funding and contributes significantly to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy. The main focus of the role is emergency food security and livelihoods (EFSL), to address the ongoing hunger crisis in Somalia/SL through the SC full spectrum programming. The FSL TS is expected to work collaboratively to develop high quality FSL proposals that meet the needs of targeted beneficiary populations, provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved. He/she shall also contribute to achieving high programme quality through evidence based work, and/or leading new research around FSL (including cash transfer) programming. The FSL TS must be willing to embrace a child rights programming approach and represent Save the Children in national forums and working groups.

Contract Duration: 3 months with a possibility of extension depending on funding

Location: Nairobi with 50% travel to field

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Post-graduate degree in social sciences; economics; natural resource management or a related field with additional training in food security and livelihoods and project planning and management techniques
  • Knowledge of current global and regional debates on sustainable food security and livelihoods models and emergency food security and livelihoods approaches.
  • Recommended 5 years’ experience in FSL, with significant experience in emergency contexts
  • Excellent understanding of household level economics, preferably HEA specific experience
  • Prior experience in assessment, design and implementation of cash transfer, and food voucher distribution programmes
  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams
  • Ability to link micro-level impacts on children with macro trends at national and regional level.
  • Strong analytic and planning skills
  • Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels;
  • Excellent writing/editing, budget development and presentation/communication skills. Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
  • Proven representation skills
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets.
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming emergency surge teams. Proven ability in working in insecure or hardship environments and to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively to field sites and work independently
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding policy.

Highly Desirable

  • Experience in Household Economy Approach (HEA), Cost of Diet (CoD), Integrated Food Security Phased Classification, cash transfer programming (CTP), and Emergency Markets Mapping and Assessment (EMMA)

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

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

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘MKogi.66678.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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United States of America: Malaria Technical Advisor

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

Job title: Malaria Technical Advisor

Department: Malaria, Child Survival & Sanitation Department Based in Washington DC

Up to 30% international travel

Reports to Director, Malaria, Child Survival & sanitation Department

Who we are

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

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from doctors, epidemiologists and professionals from the medical industry to marketers from the fast moving consumer goods industry – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI and its local affiliates manage malaria control programs in 32 countries and are world leaders in malaria control implementation delivering 42 million treated mosquito nets and almost 19 million quality-assured ACTs for confirmed malaria cases in 2016. PSI also supports national Ministries of Health to scale up malaria diagnosis especially in the private sector and to improve tracking of malaria patients through surveillance and health information systems, especially DHIS2.

PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic and innovation-driven Malaria Technical Advisor to lead PSI’s efforts to scale up its malaria programs globally, capture and share best practices, as well as provide technical support to specific country programs to ensure high quality of and measurable impact through their malaria programs. In addition to the malaria program portfolio, this TA will be responsible for external engagement and participation in important working groups like the Alliance for Malaria Prevention, the Vector Control Working Group and other fora to communicate PSI’s success stories.

The full-time position is based in Washington DC with 30% travel and reports to the Director of the Malaria, Child survival and Sanitation Department.

Your contribution

  • Provide technical support to PSI country platforms in developing and executing high quality malaria programs.
  • Provide in-country technical assistance on strategic planning, portfolio review, program design and troubleshooting (either directly or by working with internal and external resources).
  • Help PSI country platforms to raise funds for malaria programs in support of national strategies, including from the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria; USAID President’s Malaria Initiative; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; DFID and UNITAID.
  • Develop and implement PSI’s communication strategy for malaria, market-based approaches and ensuring wider participation of PSI at important fora, working groups and other influential venues.
  • Produce and disseminate knowledge products and processes (toolkits, case studies, best practices, peer review publications, etc.) for national and international audiences to accelerate rapid transfer of best practices.
  • Act as the primary technical focal point for malaria for all PSI global services and country platforms.
  • Proactively engage with partners to improve coordination at national and international levels.
  • Influence the context in which PSI works in malaria through representation at relevant technical working groups, conferences, workshops, and policy-oriented forums using appropriate media.

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrating Results: You have 5+ years track record demonstrating leadership generating tangible results in mobilizing resources for serving social needs in a developing country.
  • A malariaologist You will have demonstrated knowledge on malaria control and proven experience in managing a malaria program
  • Forging Partnerships: You are able to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project support staff.
  • Flexible Change Agent: You are a proactive leader who catalyzes innovation by both leading and working through others.
  • Curious: You are an information sponge and understand what worked yesterday may not necessarily work today (or tomorrow), that each context is different.
  • Simplify: You quickly distil complexity to essential and simple concepts and approaches.

What would get us excited?

  • Relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MBA, MSc, ME, etc.) or equivalent implementation experience.
  • Sound technical knowledge of malaria and vector control policy and context.
  • Established reputation in the field of malaria programming; knowledge of the partnership landscape and familiarity with the international donor community.
  • Demonstrated fundraising and external engagement skills.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; French highly preferred.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

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

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United States of America: SBC Senior Technical Advisor: Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases through Vector Control

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

Job title: SBC Senior Technical Advisor: Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases through Vector Control*

Department: Malaria, Child Survival & Sanitation Department Based in Washington DC

Reports to the Vector Control Operations Director, Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases through Vector Control Project

Up to 30% international travel

Who we are

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

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from doctors, epidemiologists and professionals from the medical industry to marketers from the fast moving consumer goods industry – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI and its local affiliates manage malaria control programs in 32 countries and are world leaders in malaria control implementation delivering 42 million treated mosquito nets and almost 19 million treatments for confirmed malaria cases in 2016. More specifically, PSI supports national Ministries of Health to deliver LLINs to achieve universal coverage through campaigns and continuous distribution channels including schools and health facilities for free to the end user as well as via the retail sector (including social marketing).

We are looking for an SBC Senior Technical Advisor to enhance USAID’s ability to plan, implement, provide technical assistance for and monitor and evaluate vector control messaging and behavior change campaigns as part of an integrated vector control package as part of a large donor funded multi-country, multi-year program. This integrated vector control program will support program delivery across public, private and community channels, and potentially shape the future of vector control globally.

The objectives of the project are as follows:

  1. Direct implementation of, and/or technical assistance for implementation of proven, life-saving vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases, utilizing an integrated approach to vector control.
  2. Provide support for data-driven decision-making and guidance to inform strategic deployment of vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases
  3. Strengthen the capacity of host countries to design, implement and monitor proven, life-saving vector-control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases
  4. Where preliminary evidence of efficacy and feasibility exist, pilot the scale-up of novel vector control interventions, methods or approaches that are under WHO review, or modifications to existing, proven vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases in real-world programmatic settings.

This position is contingent upon project award.

Your contribution

You will support participating countries by:

  • Build local capacity of selected entities (government and/or civil society) in design, implementation and evaluation of SBC programming.
  • Support Project Director in reporting to donor and representation of the project externally at events, conferences and meetings.

What are we looking for?

  • Masters’ degree in Development, Public Health, Communications, Marketing or a related field;
  • 7-10 years of experience working with public health programs in developing countries;
  • Experience working in developing country setting
  • Demonstrated success in generating innovative and effective behavior change or marketing solutions;
  • Experience building capacity of civil society and/or government entities in social and behavior change communications.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the field of malaria;
  • French an advantage;
  • References will be required;
  • PSI will consider work visa sponsorship for this position subject to legal eligibility requirements.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 5

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

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Chef de projet Haut Katanga

Organization: COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

COOPI est une organisation non gouvernementale italienne, indépendante et laïque, fondée à Milan en 1965. Depuis 50 ans, COOPI est engagée dans la lutte contre la pauvreté avec un soutien à long terme et une présence constante sur le terrain à côté des populations touchées par la guerre, les crises socio-économiques et les catastrophes naturelles. Les activités de COOPI visent à encourager le développement et à répondre aux situations d’urgence. Depuis 1965, COOPI a réalisé plus de 1600 projets de développement et interventions d’urgence dans 63 pays, employant 55.000 opérateurs locaux et assurant un bénéfice direct à 100 millions de personnes. En Afrique, Amérique Latine et Moyen Orient COOPI favorise l’accès à l’eau, ainsi que le droit à la santé et à l’éducation des communautés les plus pauvres.

COOPI en RDC

Présent en RDC depuis 1977, COOPI a grandement accru le nombre de ses interventions dans le pays, en particulier suite aux conflits des derniers 20 années. À partir du Kivu, où il y a eu la première intervention, les activités de COOPI se sont déplacées dans les régions de conflit, afin de mettre en œuvre des programmes d’urgence à bénéfice des populations déplacées et victimes de la guerre. En raison de l’évolution du contexte général en cours dans certaines provinces du Pays, COOPI s’est aussi engagée dans la gestion de projets pluriannuels afin d’assurer une transition de l’urgence au développement dans divers domaines, et de garantir un développement harmonieux et durable.

COOPI favorise une réponse pertinente aux besoins des populations locales à travers une structure de coordination à Kinshasa et différentes bases dans les provinces.

Objectif Général :

Contribuer à la réduction de la morbidité et de la mortalité au sein de la population affectée par les conflits dans la zone de Sampwe (Haut Katanga)

Objectif Spécifique :

Améliorer l’accès aux soins de santé primaires et secondaires à travers une surveillance épidémiologique, nutritionnelle et des mouvements des populations et à travers un appui sanitaire en faveur des populations déplacées, retournées et de la population hôte

Secteurs d’Activités:

Santé

ORGANIGRAMME :

Responsable hiérarchique: Chef de Mission

Sous sa responsabilité : Staff du projet

Responsabiltés générales

Le chef de projet assure la correcte gestion du projet, en termes techniques, économiques, financiers, de la gestion des ressources humaines et matérielles, avec une présence permanente sur le terrain, dans le respect du contrat et du budget du projet, des procédures COOPI et de celles du bailleur de fonds. Il assure l’obtention des résultats prévus par le projet dans le respect du budget.

Responsabilités spécifiques

Gestion du projet

  • Programmer et contrôler le déroulement des activités prévues dans le contrat, en collaboration avec le staff du projet ;
  • Préparer le plan de travail opérationnel et la documentation du projet concernant de changements éventuels au plan initial ;
  • Assurer, en collaboration avec la coordination pays, que les systèmes de suivi du projet soient en place et effectifs ; veiller au suivi des indicateurs des activités ;
  • Effectuer un suivi régulier de la bonne mise en ouvre de toutes les activités sur le terrain, avec transmission des informations sur une base périodique et selon les besoins ;
  • Préparer tous les comptes-rendus et rapports techniques et financiers exigés ;
  • Élaborer un compte-rendu de capitalisation de l’expérience développée dans le projet ;
  • Assurer de bonnes relations institutionnelles avec les bénéficiaires, les partenaires du projet, les autorités locales et le bailleur de fond, en collaboration avec la coordination pays et dans le respect des lignes de conduite de COOPI
  • Assurer la représentation de COOPI dans les réunions humanitaires provinciales, si besoin ;
  • Contribuer à identifier des besoins pour l’écriture de nouveaux projets, sur demande de la coordination pays ;
  • S’assurer du respect des procédures COOPI et du bailleur de fonds dans toutes les activités et actions liés au projet, opérationnelles, administratives, financières ou logistiques.

Responsabilités administratives/financières

En collaboration avec l’administrateur de projet :

  • Planifier les dépenses à effectuer ;
  • Controller la cohérence des dépenses par rapport au budget du projet ;
  • Contrôler régulièrement les dépenses effectuées et superviser la comptabilité et la gestion de caisse et du compte du projet en utilisant les outils de gestion COOPI ;
  • Préparer le plan d’achat.

Responsabilités logistiques/sécurité

  • Superviser et organiser la bonne préparation des ressources matérielles nécessaire à l’exécution du projet ;
  • Assurer la bonne gestion des biens acquis pour le projet ;
  • Contrôler le respect effectif des procédures de sécurité par l’ensemble des membres de l’équipe du projet/de la Base ;
  • En lien avec le Chef de Mission et le coordinateur logistique, analyser la situation sécuritaire de la zone d’intervention du projet et décider des actions à mettre en œuvre, si besoin, par rapport au plan de sécurité.

Ressources Humaines

  • Gérer le staff affecté sur le projet, en suivant les plans de travail de chaque personnel, et en développant un esprit d’équipe ;
  • Organiser et animer des réunions de coordination de l’équipe projet ;
  • Procéder à l’évaluation périodique du personnel et en référer à la coordination pays.

Moyens et Instruments

Le chef de projet aura à sa disposition les équipements logistiques de COOPI, en accord avec les procédures COOPI de prise en charge et utilisations des équipements.

Localisation

Le chef de projet sera basé pour 80% de la durée du contrat sur terrain, dans la maison/bureau de COOPI à Sampwe dans le Haut Katanga, et il se déplacera dans la zone d’intervention du projet selon les nécessités prévues et les conditions sécuritaires du moment. Pour le restant 20% il sera basé à Lubumbashi, dans la maison/bureau de COOPI, pour les réunions humanitaires périodiques et les contacts avec le bailleur et les autres ONG.

Profil du Candidat (Formation, Expérience, Compétences, Attitudes)

Qualités requises :

  • Formation supérieure en santé publique, ou autre profil avec une expérience réussie dans le secteur de la santé dans un pays en développement ;
  • Au moins 3 ans d’expérience dans la gestion de projets, dont 1 an au minimum comme chef de projet, responsable d’une équipe sur le terrain ;
  • Excellente connaissance du cycle du projet ;
  • Maitrise des procédures ECHO ;
  • Excellentes capacités rédactionnelles et connaissance du paquet Office ;
  • Excellente capacité de travailler dans des conditions de base et de s’adapter à la vie du terrain ;
  • Excellente capacité organisationnelle ; flexibilité, fort sens de l’initiative et autonomie dans le travail ;
  • Excellente capacité de travailler sous pression ;
  • Excellente capacité de travailler en équipe et par objectifs ; capacité de former les collaborateurs selon les besoins ;
  • Capacité de travailler dans un contexte politique et sécuritaire sensible et complexe et dans un environnement multiculturel ;
  • Excellentes capacités de négociation et communication ;
  • Excellente maîtrise du français, parlé et écrit ; connaissance de l’anglais ;
  • Intérêt et motivation à travailler dans une ONG en respectant ses valeurs et principes.

Qualités souhaitées :

  • Connaissance et expérience dans l’écriture de projets
  • Connaissance et expérience dans la méthodologie de suivi et évaluation
  • Expérience de travail en RDC ;
  • Précédente expérience de travail avec COOPI et connaissance de ses procédures.

How to apply:

http://www.coopi.org/lavoro/chef-de-projet-haut-katanga/

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Iraq: Field Coordinator – Iraq

Organization: International Medical Corps
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 18 Feb 2017

Field Coordinator, Baghdad and South Iraq

BACKGROUND

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and re lief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

JOB SUMMARY

The Field Coordinator oversees International Medical Corps’ response in assigned Field Sites and is responsible for timely and high-quality program implementation and support. The Field Coordinator provides supervision and leadership to both program and operational staff at the field site (in collaboration with Department Heads, Program Managers , Deputy Country Director and Medical Director, ensuring adherence to agreed work plans and reporting schedules as well as full compliance to International Medical Corps’ policies in the areas of Finance, HR, Logistics and Information Management. The Field Coordinator works in close coordination with Program, Finance, HR and Logistics senior staff, as well as technical staff to ensure that programmatic and operational strategies are implemented at the field site. This post will be based in Baghdad where it is envisaged IMC will retain a minimal presence but will focus on the work in Tikrit and Salahaddin where IMC will be developing further programmes in 2017

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation

Program Management and Development:

Support and oversee the day-to-day implementation of all programs in the field site, providing constructive supervision to the Project Managers to implement, monitor and evaluate work plans and monitoring & evaluation mechanisms. In close collaboration with the Deputy Country Director of Programs, Department Heads, Program Managers and Medical Director, lead the field-based teams in the development of new proposals and initiatives in accordance with the country strategic aims. Participate in the development of new business, program proposals and budgets in conjunction with the Senior Management Team (SMT). Contribute to the policies, structure and strategic development of IMC . Ensure accurate reports are submitted in a timely manner for all activities occurring within the project sites. Be ready for any emergency response that may occur and be able to respond accordingly in collaboration with the Emergency Programme Coordinator.

Human Resource Management:

Provide direct support and supervision to the field site’s HR lead, ensuring recruitment, staff orientation, payroll preparation, leave management and exit management processes are carried out timely and in line with relevant policies and procedures. Ensure all staff in the field site know and understand IMC’s global and in-country HR policies and standards for professional conduct. Document and address breaches of policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the HR Manager. Ensure all mandatory training is undertaken.

Finance, Logistics and Information Management:

In close coordination with the Finance department, ensure proper financial, logistics and information management systems and control mechanisms are in place and adhered to in line with the International Medical Corps’ global and in-country finance and logistics policies. Provide supervision and leadership to the field site’s finance and logistic personnel. Review and ensure timely submission of finance and logistics reports from the field site as required.

Representation and Coordination:

Represent International Medical Corps with local government authorities (primarily the DoH/MoH), non-state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, and donors at the field site level. Engage and or delegate to program staff for sector representation as appropriate. Represent International Medical Corps with beneficiaries and communities to encourage accountability to those we serve. Upon request by the Senior Management Team, organize and facilitate field visits for stakeholders interested in International Medical Corps’ field response. Ensure regular and strong coordination between all staff and their department supervisors

Security Management:

Working with the local Security Manager. ensure all staff in the field site know and understand International Medical Corps’ local security regulations; document and address breaches of policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the Security Manager in Erbil. Monitor the field area of operations security situation, attend security meetings and inform Senior Management of any relevant issues. Assist with the development of new SOPs for the area.

Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

“Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.”

QUALIFICATIONS

“To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.”

• A university degree in a relevant field and at least 8 years of professional international experience in humanitarian work.

• A masters degree in international development, public health, or a relevant study and 5 years of professional international experience in humanitarian work.

• Must be a self-starter capable of leadership in an unpredictable setting.

• Demonstrated experience managing a large and diverse portfolio as well as a range of staff and with strong emphasis on developing their capacities.

• Demonstrated ability to work respectfully and constructively with local partners, including community committees and host governments.

• Commitment to the principles of participatory team management and participatory, community-oriented development.

• Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational skills.

• Familiarity with major donors including UN, USAID/OFDA, DfID, ECHO, BPRM.

• Ability to work in unstable and multi-cultural environments.

• Full capacity in the Microsoft office suite required.

• Fluency in written and spoken English (Arabic a plus).

“International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.”

How to apply:

http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx?adata=EJc82c3XEY3cqLJyCqAAvwqrPxHHjs4Rc%2bmtznOyoalI7Fpqb68p2p05gPv1R9UOAETJfMjR1t6ouq9JPxpCPO3GSLZB41kgb6QaG8vob4pAaREpgtn8vQI6Prkkc9%2blG7JAswhw3NutD%2bVDy5Frwd%2bdOPZdPDdOko4uWjj%2flDlrzuiKBhCqFiWwmEDJ91JD%2bw%3d%3d

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Namibia: Technical Advisor For Surveillance And Epidemiology- Namibia

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Description:

Dexis Consuting Group is looking for a Technical Advisor for Surveillance and Epidemiology who will support CDC Namibia in providing technical assistance, support and training to the Namibia government to enhance and build the epidemiologic and surveillance capacity of the government’s workforce and systems in order to detect, characterize and transparently report emerging biological threats at the earliest possible moment.

Support will primarily be focused on improving the accurate and rapid collection, interpretation, identification and dissemination of information of emerging and reemerging diseases in accordance with the overall operational objectives of the CDC Global Health Security Agenda within the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) and in accordance with the International Health Regulations of 2005 (IHR).

In addition to supporting DGHP Namibia program activities involving surveillance and epidemiology and providing technical input into the analysis, interpretation, and use of surveillance data for policy making, the Technical Advisor will support the CDC Namibia surveillance team in training public health leaders in the use of epidemiological surveillance. Training services will include providing mentorship services to four senior level selectees for the existing CDC funded Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) on related surveillance projects. This service position requires working closely with CDC funded Government partners, including the Namibia Ministry of Health (MOH) and the related public health institutes to implement projects supporting the development of surveillance systems.

Responsibilities:

  • The Technical Advisor will provide overall expert support to CDC Namibia and the Government of Namibia for surveillance and epidemiologic activities in alignment with the CDC DGHP Global Health Security activities focused on enhancing and building the epidemiologic and surveillance capacity of the government’s workforce and systems to detect, characterize and transparently report emerging biological threats at the earliest possible moment. In performance of this task order, the Technical Advisor shall:
  • Assess the current capacity for surveillance in Namibia in collaboration with the CDC Namibia Surveillance and Lab teams and the government of Namibia.
  • Prepare and submit a Summary Assessment report which includes identifying areas and recommendations for improvements and general steps to move forward on enhancements.
  • Develop a strategic work plan for surveillance capacity strengthening, working in collaboration with CDC Namibia Surveillance and Lab team and corresponding experts at the Namibia MOH.
  • Collaborate with the CDC Namibia in supporting the MOH’s efforts to:

  • Develop and expand sentinel surveillance for high-priority disease syndromes,

  • Improve the event detection surveillance system for outbreak detection to, incorporate information streams from laboratories, clinicians, clinical care facilities, the media, communities and other sources,

  • Develop standard operating procedures and reporting mechanisms for the surveillance system,

  • Develop systems for the analysis, interpretation, and use of surveillance data for public health policy making, and

  • Identify specific requirements for an information management system and assist in the recruitment and oversight of information systems advisors.

  • Provide technical guidance to CDC Namibia in monitoring the progress and quality of program activities, providing additional technical support as needed.

  • Assist CDC Namibia in developing and providing teaching workshops for Namibia Government staff and mentoring fellows in the Field Epidemiology Training Program in surveillance related projects.

  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings sponsored by DGHP, Namibia, writing progress reports, and assistance in providing development recommendations for funding applications.

  • Prepares input for reports, slides, and other materials as required. Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

Doctorate level degree (MD or PhD) with post-graduate training in field epidemiology
Master’s level degree in epidemiology
Five years post-graduate work in public health, public programs or related area
At least three years international experience with progressive responsibility in Surveillance, Epidemiology
Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing).

Organization Description
With over 15 years of experience, Dexis specializes in creating custom-tailored, adaptable, and effective international development solutions. Operating in over 70 countries, we support clients like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of State, Department of Defense, and other multilateral agencies. We are one of the fastest growing firms in international development and our staff report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in our industry.
Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

How to apply:

How to Apply:

submit your resume to CDCopportunities@dexisonline.com

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Guatemala: Chief of Party, Guatemala Metrics (M&E)

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 08 Apr 2017

Dexis is seeking an experienced Chief of Party (COP) to provide to provide technical and management services. The work location for this position will be in Guatemala City, Guatemala. This is a long-term position. The estimated start date for this position is in the latter half of 2017. This position is contingent upon award. The candidate will be responsible for results that include: overall project vision, technical leadership, and management.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the main point of contact for the contract with the USAID Mission, implementing partners, other donors, and the Government of Guatemala

  • Lead and oversee the operations of the contract to achieve successful implementation of activities

  • Mentor local staff to enhance capacity, actively contribute expertise to the Contract, and provide strategic and operational direction

  • Ensure the completion of timely reports, evaluations, analyses, assessments, and deliverables that meet USAID quality control/assurance standards

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of twelve (12) years of professional experience with monitoring & evaluation international development assistance programs and previous experience managing donor-funded project activities as COP, DCOP, Country Director, or Practice Director. USAID experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience as a senior evaluator with international development assistance programs

  • Experience with issues related to planning, design, and performance monitoring of international development assistance program, preferably US Government (USG) funded programs

  • Have excellent writing and organization skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver a high-quality written product; Spanish fluency required

  • Have a broad range of subject matter expertise and demonstrated experience in the areas of education, environment and citizen security.

  • Deep familiarity with Guatemalan culture, society, and development context or that of similar countries in the Caribbean and Central American region.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and working in nearly 90 countries in FY 2015 for USAID and the Department of State, Dexis supports US federal agencies in the areas of program monitoring and evaluation, program learning, and program support. We are not only one of the fastest growing firms in international development, we are rated among the highest among our peers on employee-reviewed sites.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces. **

How to apply:

Please apply online at – http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=1053

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South Sudan: Country Coordinator for Danish Red Cross in South Sudan

Organization: Danish Red Cross
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Country Coordinator for Danish Red Cross in South Sudan

Background

DRC is looking for a highly competent candidate to lead its Country Program, Partnership and Staff in South Sudan. The new Country Coordinator (CC) will be part of the DRC East and Horn of Africa Regional Team. Under the lead and supervision of the DRC Head of Region based in Addis Ababa, the incoming CC will have the overall responsibility of the DRC partnership and programmes in South Sudan. The CC will be based in Juba.

The South Sudan portfolio and partnership has high priority for DRC. 2017-turnover is expected to be 32 M DKK with 3-4 delegates under the supervision of the country coordinator; supporting implementation through South Sudan Red Cross Society (SSRCS), ICRS and IFRC.

Danish Red Cross is leading the support to SSRCS within Disaster Management and Psycho Social Support as well as the Capacity Development of the Bor Branch in former Jonglei State. Danish Red Cross has the lead on dialogue with ECHO among the Red Cross Partnering National Societies. Key focus areas of the incoming Country coordinator is to ensure financial sustainability through MoFA, EU and other Donor funding, as well as partnership and programmatic strengthening of the DRC engagement in South Sudan in particular with SSRCS and ICRC. DRC has had an established presence in South Sudan since 2006 with a well-functioning partnership with SSRCS and a key thematic focus on Disaster Response and Management, Integrated Community Resilience, the nexus between humanitarian and development focus and Psychosocial Support.

DRC is under the ICRC security set-up in South Sudan, but the CC is responsible for the day-to-day security management of the delegates.

Responsibilities

  • Overall management of DRC’s portfolio in South Sudan (in 2017: 4 projects with a turnover of approx. 23 M DKK + 9 MDKK implemented through ICRC and IFRC);

  • Represent DRC; develop and coordinate the partnership with South Sudan Red Cross (SSRC), ICRC, IFRC and other relevant in-country partners;

  • Ensure the daily supervision of DRC delegates and consultants in South Sudan;

  • Provide technical assistance to DRC delegates and SSRC with respect to the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and activities;

  • Ensure a sustainable strategic and programmatic development of the country portfolio program (In pipeline: 2017 ECHO application, 2018 MoFA Frame application). Explore new fundraising possibilities and initiate and lead relevant funding applications in collaboration with SRCS;

  • Ensure that all DRC activities are compliant with DRC international strategy, in line with the South Sudan Country Strategy, RC movement SOP’s and donor requirements and guidelines.

  • Ensure efficient and timely Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER)

  • Support SSRC to develop its technical skills/capacity in strategic focus areas and approaches.

  • Daily budget responsibility, monitor financial resource allocation and coordinate submission of finance reports and financial audits

  • Establish, monitor and update the DRC security setup (In South Sudan, the DRC is under the ICRC security set-up).

Profile

The ideal candidate holds a Master’s Degree in a relevant academic field

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in community based programming and working with humanitarian organisations in developing, disaster/conflict and post-emergency situations

  • Solid experience with supervision and team management

  • Proven expertise within project cycle and financial management including experience from working in consortia.

  • Experience with DANIDA and EU (DEVCO and ECHO) specific funding, hereunder application, implementation and reporting procedures is an asset

  • Expertise in security management is an asset

  • Experience from the Red Cross/ Red Cross Movement is an asset

    Technical Skills:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in implementation with participatory methods

  • Technical expertise within one or several of the following thematic areas: Disaster Management, Organizational Development, Community Based Resilience, Psychosocial Support

  • Strong reporting skills and good knowledge of reporting procedures of DANIDA and EU funding

  • Proven ability to work within a partnership set-up and in a sensitive environment

  • Relevant training and practical experience in staff security management

    Personal qualities:

  • Possess a strong analytical skills and shows confidence and self-management in situations of stress.

  • Flexible with a great ability to adapt to changing situations and readiness to work in different contexts is required.

  • An excellent communicator with great facilitation skills and a diplomatic flair.

  • Good cultural understanding and the ability to build the confidence of partners in a challenging and politically sensitive environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and coordination skills.

Others:

  • English speaking and writing skills are key requirements

  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office and possess a valid international driving license.

Employment Conditions

The delegate will report to Danish Red Cross’ Head of Region in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The duty station is Juba, South Sudan with frequent field trips within the country. The starting date of the assignment is 15st of May 2017. The length of the contract will be two years with possibility of extension. The contract will be administered in accordance with the Danish Red Cross Terms and Conditions for Delegates. The monthly salary including allowances and pension is within the range of 45.118 and 49.336 DKK, depending on experience and qualifications.

Further information

Please click to view the Job description and for further details you may contact Head of Region, Signe Yde-Andersen on tel. +251 935987285, mail: siyan@rodekors.dk or Desk Officer Pia Lorentzen on tel. +4535299433, mail: pilor@rodekors.dk

How to apply:

Click on Send Application to send your written motivation letter in English and upload your CV, after creating a profile on our EasyCruit portal. Deadline for applications is 19th of February 2017. Interviews are expected shortly after.

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Rwanda: MANAGING DEPUTY REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Organization: CARE
Country: Rwanda, Uganda
Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Overview

Are you looking for a fascinating role in one of world’s most highly regarded International NGOs? Read on – this is a life changing opportunity where you could really make a difference by improving the lives of the poor and most vulnerable.

CARE has worked globally for over 70 years saving lives, defeating poverty and achieving social justice. They put women and girls in the centre because they know that they cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

The Managing Deputy Regional Director will be working in a senior role for a complex and challenging region (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda) and will address some of the most important issues of our time. There is huge potential but there are also major unresolved issues, which are culturally and politically very sensitive – with many difficulties to overcome.

You will need to be an exceptional individual, combining significant experience in international relief and development with specific skills and experience in strategy development and management, as well as program quality, accountability and impact, working in partnership, change management, staff development, coordination and teamwork.

The position requires excellent English language communication skills, with a strong capacity in French. The position will be based within the sub-region possibly Kampala or Kigali – to be agreed.

Salary

US$130 000 negotiable with attractive ex-patriates benefits package

Person Specification

Essential Experience

  • Evidence of extensive experience in international humanitarian & development work at management level.
  • Good grasp of issues related to the cause of poverty and injustice; knowledge of Central Africa an advantage.
  • A strong commitment to, and a demonstrated experience in, the areas of organizational development and learning, knowledge-sharing and people development.
  • Demonstrable skills in organizational development, change management, coordinating, facilitating and creating a consensus in a complex environment.
  • Proven operational management skills in large scale operations.
  • Strategic and critical thinking skills; experience of strategic planning.
  • Evidence of capacity to innovate; entrepreneurship.
  • Strong staff management, coaching and mentoring skills and experience (particularly managing remote/virtual teams).
  • Commitment to and capacity to model the behaviours that we value. Evidence of capacity to support the development of these behaviours in others.
  • Ability to work independently, with little direct supervision;
  • Willingness to spend approximately 40% time travelling.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills.
  • Language skills: English fluency and good working French

Desirable

  • Evidence of extensive experience at leadership level
  • Fluency in French

Qualifications/ Education

Essential

  • Bachelor degree or relevant combination of qualifications and experience in a relevant discipline.

Desirable

  • Masters degree or equivalent experience or relevant professional development in related discipline

Competencies

  • Change management and team building
  • Managing relationships across units
  • Planning and organizing
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Operational decision-making
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Self awareness
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Resilience, adaptability and ability to self-manage
  • Stress tolerance
  • Customer orientation

How to apply:

All correspondence, at this stage, should be via Oxford HR. To apply for this post, please complete our online application form and submit the following information – preferably in MS Word:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae (of no more than 3-4 sides of A4)
  • A detailed statement (of no more than 2-sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable. (Please look at “Advice for Candidates” on the Oxford HR website for hints on how to write a successful statement).
  • The Oxford HR Online Form, which provides us with the key information we will need to take your application through to interview. Please note: also enclosed with this form is Oxford HR’s Equal Opportunities Form. You are under no obligation to complete this. Any information you do provide will only be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and will remain confidential. It will not be used as part of the selection process.

N.B. The documents should be saved in MS Word in the following format: Your First Name-Your Last Name-Document Name-Date (yymm) e.g:

  • Pat-Jones-CV-1702
  • Pat-Jones-Statement-1702

Applications will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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Kenya: Bridging the Gaps facilitator learning institute, fluent in English, Nairobi (Kenya)

Organization: Aids Fonds
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

We are looking for an experienced facilitator / learning expert!

Time: 25-27 April 2017, Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Bridging the Gaps is looking for a learning professional to facilitate a three days Learning Institute. The learning facilitator will link and coordinate the different sessions and facilitate the learning process (transforming knowledge into action). Our preference goes to a learning expert/facilitator with expertise on community empowerment and/or meaningful involvement of key populations and someone who is based in Kenya.

The facilitator must have the ability to manage cooperation processes using action learning methods, coach participants, moderate working groups and plenary discussions. The facilitator will also lead the production of a final document suggesting how to translate the presented practices into action.

It is expected from the facilitator to allocate at least six working days for the Learning Institute. Two days for the development of the learning proposal and preparation of the program, in partnership with Bridging the Gaps (emails and Skype) between 20/1 and 24/4. Half of a day on the 24/1 and half of a day on 28/4 in Nairobi for rounding up the program, dynamics and evaluation and the three days of the Learning Institute.

1. About Bridging the Gaps

Our mission: Achieving universal access to HIV/STI prevention, treatment, care and support for sex workers, LGBT people and people who use drugs. Bridging the Gaps works towards a world where there is no hostility against homosexuality; where a drug user can access clean needles without risking to be arrested; and where a sex worker doesn’t need to fear violence from clients nor from the police. Not only because it is important that their human rights are respected, protected and fulfilled, but also because it is an essential precondition to improve their health. Please access our website for more information: http://www.hivgaps.org. Our Alliance partners (COC, MSMGF, Mainline, AFEW International, Aidsfonds Sex Work Programme, GNP+, ITPC, INPUD & NSWP) will bring their expertise regarding community empowerment and meaningful involvement.

2. About the Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute

The Learning Institute aims to strengthen SRHR and HIV related interventions through building the capacity of key population-led and -serving organisations and networks. The 2017 Learning Institute will focus on the annual theme: ‘*Nothing about us without us: Claiming health and human rights through community empowerment and meaningful involvement of key populations’*.

Objectives of the Learning Institute are:

  • Increase capacity of alliance, local and regional partners on community mobilization and meaningful involvement of key populations in SRHR and HIV programmes.
  • Inspire strong partnerships and collaboration within and across key population projects.
  • Share lessons learnt and best practices in and across projects and partners.
  • Improve interventions and the capacity to implement evidence-based programmes. This will be facilitated by transforming the knowledge gained at the Learning Institute into concrete action.
  • Develop an action plan to capture lessons learnt and improvements for programming. This will be used to inspire the work planning of 2018.

3. The Learning Institute participants

Bridging the Gaps programme will involve this year 20 to 25 staff members of local and regional partners during a 3-day Learning Institute. The participants:

  • Are highly committed to key populations’ rights movements in their respective country/region.
  • Are staff members of a Bridging the Gaps partner organization/network
  • Have the desire to learn about the annual theme and improve interventions in their own organisation/network.
  • Are willing to share lessons learnt, best practices or brilliant failures related to the annual theme.
  • And have the support of the organization/network they are affiliated with to implement lessons learnt following their graduation from Learning Institute.

The participants will deliver in their application:

  • A description of what their organization or network currently does on community empowerment or meaningful involvement of key populations (including examples).
  • Their learning needs regarding community empowerment or meaningful involvement of key populations, and how they will use the new knowledge and capacities in their organisation’s current work on community empowerment or meaningful involvement of key populations.
  • An indication on how they could facilitate a session during the Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute related to the annual theme.

How to apply:

Candidates for the role of Learning Facilitator should send their motivation letter and CV to Rajae El Baghdadi (RElBaghdadi@aidsfonds.nl) before 17 February 2017. The motivation letter should include the daily fee and a proposed method(s) for facilitating learning during the Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute. Interviews will take place between 20 – 24 February.

More information: http://www.hivgaps.org/news/we-are-looking-for-a-learning-expert-facilitator/

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Somalia: Emergency Logistics Coordinator – Somalia /Somaliland

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 13 Feb 2017

Emergency Logistics Coordinator – Somalia /Somaliland

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The post holder leads and manages the set-up of all logistics systems and manages logistics staff and assets. H/She will support the members of the senior management team on the best use of Save the Children’s resources. The role includes logistics support to the programmes and advisory support to logistics staff in field sites.

Contract Duration: 12 months

Location: Somalia /Somaliland

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

  • Relevant degree or masters in logistics or related field
  • At least five (5) years of work experience as a logistician with an international NGO
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies) is an added advantage
  • Prior NGO experience in logistics and Supply Chain Management, within a country programme and in humanitarian environments
  • Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security
  • Experience of developing / implementing a complex supply chain to support different types of programmes, and coordinating resources to meet the programme objectives
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure and so an understanding of the needs of the field.
  • Proven track-record in managing and supervising others in logistics, including training and capacity building
  • Ability to analyse complex information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Experience of advising and supporting others at all levels with logistics aspects of a programme, including strategic thinking and planning
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities and to delegate.
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English and Somali, with experience in managing multicultural teams

Desirable:

  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics: procurement, stock management, Transport/distribution & Fleet management, Asset Management, communications and Security.
  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention: Education, Child Protection, Food Security.
  • Formal management training

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

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

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘MKogi.47620.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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Somalia: Policy Advisor

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 13 Feb 2017

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0505

Position:

Policy Advisor

Place of performance:

Mogadishu, Somalia

Contract duration:

up to 2 months (@26days/month)

Starting date:

5-Feb-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

Somalia is rebuilding its key financial and regulator institutions that have been left dormant for the best part of two decades. Fragile institutional capacity, complex politics, and a challenging security situation have complicated the country’s economic reconstruction. With continued support from the international community and key donors, the Federal Government of Somalia has initiated significant reforms to lay the groundwork for the country’s economic reconstruction. To help Somalia’s economic restoration efforts and establishment of a record on policy and reform implementation, the Ministry of Finance is working to institute systems and processes to build confidence and structure into the Somalia Federal Government relating to financial management.

Summary:

Under the overall supervision from the Head of the Strategic Unit at the MoF, the Advisor will seek to assist the Unit and the Ministry as a whole in advancing and coordinating all activity relating to Staff Monitoring Programme (SMP), Public Finance Management (PFM) and Security Sector Payroll reform principles/programmes/processes and any other activity related Strategic Unit. The Advisor will support the Unit on its mandate and functions to deliver the design of policy and programmes that will support the Units priorities. The advisor will also assist the Head of the Unit in leading and closely coordinating with other FGS institutions, regional authorities and international stakeholders and partners to ensure coordinated support and implementation.

The advisor will also have a reporting role to CTG in order to deliver functions related to World Bank policy dialogue with the Ministry of Finance (see below).

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

§ Fostering collaboration between Strategic Unit and appropriate Ministries and partner nations under the guidance of the Unit Head to help facilitate larger policy strategies and national objectives.

§ Foster collaboration and facilitate dialogue between World Bank teams and the Ministry of Finance.

§ Work to help coordinate delivery of current programmes such as SMP, PFM, and Security Sector Payroll reform and the monitoring of said programs.

§ Support the delivery of inputs from the Ministry of Finance to the PLR and the SCD.

§ Support strategic planning and policy decisions on effective execution and coordination of donor funded activities.

§ Support the continuity of policy dialogue throughout the administrative transition with the World Bank and other partners.

§ Supporting the implementation Unit related MoF priorities and mandate.

§ Support the Unit with all policy writing activities, reporting and overall performance of current project

§ Improving effectiveness; identifying incompetence in processes and advising solutions and corrections to the Unit head.

§ Takes responsibility for the organization and the preparation of meetings, retreats and workshops related to Unit & World Bank priorities, providing policy advice on design and overall outcome in close coordination with stakeholders and other important partners.

§ Work closely with the FGS institutions, UN agencies, donor representatives for the follow-up and implementation of decisions and recommendations made by the Unit.

§ Provide general management and oversight support to the Strategic Unit, including providing advice and assistance to the Minister to ensure timely and high quality implementation of the Ministry’s mandate.

Expected output:

§ To help facilitate an overarching strategy for the Strategic Unit, with well-defined desired end-states for each priority area and cross-cutting issue.

§ One-year action plans setting out existing and planned activities, roles and responsibilities of different actors, timelines, and existing and required resources;

§ Prioritized list of programs and projects for support by the MoF in support of Units strategy and plans;

§ Monthly reports performance highlighting, progress made, challenges encountered and corrective action proposed;

Project reporting:

§ Office of the Prime Minister.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in Economics and Political Science.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Security Sector Reform experience and/or minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Finance & Accounting experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of experience in Africa and/or Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English and Somali are essential.

Key competencies:

§ The Performance Learning Review Process (PLR),

§ The Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD)

§ Continuity of Policy dialogue over the period of administrative transition.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0505. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Somalia: Principal Advisor

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 13 Feb 2017

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0506

Position:

Principal Advisor

Place of performance:

Mogadishu, Somalia

Contract duration:

up to 2 months (@26days/month)

Starting date:

5-Feb-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister is responsible for directing the day to day government businesses, overseeing the overall government performance, Inter-Ministerial policy and strategic planning, coordination, streamlining government institutions, Somali Development and Reconstruction Facility (SDRF), government reforms, monitoring ad evaluating government policies and programs. In addition, the Deputy Prime Minister is the acting Prime Minister in the absence of the Prime Minister and oversees special assignment as delegated by the Prime Minister.

The National Development Plan recognizes that strong attention needs to be paid to public sector management of the government, in the coming three years. This requires a solid approach of reforms and strong coordination between the various government institutions.

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister therefore chairs several high level committees to oversee sectorial reforms and at both the federal level and state level

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

The objective of the Principal Advisor’s position is: to provide technical policy support to the DPM as well as the Office of the Prime Minister on government reforms and coordinating key issues under the DPM’s portfolios, including but not limited to youth employment, financial governance, stabilization as well as supporting some key high level committees under the DPM’s chairmanship. He/She provides through timely and accurate analyses related to major public sector polices and strategies with the aim of delivering government priorities

Expected output:

The specific roles and responsibilities of the principal position are:

§ Serves as Technical Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister on issues relating to public reforms

§ Serves as the Focal Point for the development and coordination of the DPM’s portfolios

§ Provides technical advice on issues relating to cabinet committees and coordination on public sector management;

§ Writes notes, papers, and reports as required.

Coordination Functions:

§ Ensures an appropriate coordination mechanism is functioning across government institutions, in close cooperation with relevant ministries.

§ Support the dialogue between World Bank and the DPM’s office

§ Acts a Focal Point for and play a facilitation and liaison role to coordinate cross-government inputs to key World Bank processes including the Performance Learning Review (PLR), the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) and other key areas of policy dialogue.

Project reporting:

§ Deputy Prime Minister.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in in Public Administration, Financial Management, Economics, or any other relevant field..

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Public Administration experience and/or minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Finance & Accounting experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 10 years of experience in Africa and/or Africa with local experience in Mogadishu is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English and Somali are essential.

Key competencies:

§ Experience undertaking advisory work on public policy in central government, preferably office of prime minister, including change management/reform processes.

§ Strong background in financial management, with at least 4 years’ experience in financial services sector, including conducting analysis

§ Good judgment in dealing with complex and sensitive policy issues and ability to build relationships and partnerships with multiple and diverse actors.

§ Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to persuasively communicate technical concepts

§ Ability to conceptualize problems and to identify and implement solutions expeditiously.

§ High level of computer literacy using the Microsoft Office suite of products.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0506. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Myanmar: Consultant -Support SCI-PR for NFM 2018-2020 Negotiations

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 13 Feb 2017

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

JOB TITLE: Consultant to Support SCI-PR for NFM 2018-2020 Negotiations in 3 diseases

1 Background

Save the Children has been the co-Principal Recipient (PR) of three grants under the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria in Myanmar since January 2011. Under the first phase of the Round 9 grants (2011-2012), Save the Children and its implementing partners, known as sub-recipients (SRs), delivered HIV, malaria and TB services at the health facility and community levels.

After successful implementation in Phase I, Save the Children, under the leadership of the Myanmar Health Sector Coordinating Committee (M-HSCC) and the National Programs, signed three additional Global Fund Grants under the New Funding Model (NFM) for 2013-2016 for an approximated value of USD132 million. Under these grants, Save the Children has directly disburse Global Fund financing to 17 SRs in total (7 for TB, 7 for malaria and 16 for HIV) covering all 14 states and regions of Myanmar. We now implement in more than 250 townships (out of 330).

Save the Children has been also selected by the M-HSCC as a co-PRs (UNOPS is the other PR) for the incoming Myanmar Global Fund grants to be implemented during the period of 2017-2020. Grant Negotiations with donor are expected during the month of June/July 2017 in Yangon.

As a result, Save the Children PR team is seeks a consultant to support in country the preparatory work for the Global Fund negotiation process for the 3 diseases for the period 2018-2020. Including the integration of the NFM Malaria grant into the overall malaria grant to be managed by UNOPS-PR.

This is a high profile with extensive interaction/coordination with different units within Save the Children-PR, SRs and external strategic partners.

II Objectives of Consultancy

Work closely with the different SC PR units, including Program, M&E, Finance and PSM teams, and SRs to develop and consolidate all required documents needed for the NFM 2018-2020 Grant Negotiation with Global Fund for Malaria, TB and HIV.

Person Specifications:

  • Master’s in Public Health
  • 10 or more years professional experience with Global Fund Grants Mangement
  • Previous experience of working with Save the Children or UN agency in Myanmar.
  • Understands the context of the Myanmar Health Sector and has had previous experience working in Myanmar with key health stakeholders
  • Fully familiar with updated Global Fund requirements and policies and practical experience working with PR, SRs and CCMs under a Global Fund country context
  • Familiar with the functioning of Myanmar Technical Strategic groups and the way organizations such UNAIDS, UNOPS and WHO operate in Myanmar.
  • Understanding of the functioning of the Myanmar Health Sector Coordination Committee (M-HSCC)

    Desirable

  • Familiar with the functioning of Myanmar Technical Strategic groups and the way organizations such UNAIDS, UNOPS and WHO operate in Myanmar.

  • Understanding of the functioning of the Myanmar Health Sector Coordination Committee (M-HSCC)

Skills and Experience:

  • Greater than 10 years’ experience with similar Global Fund assignments.

Education:

  • At least a Master’s in in Public Health in the context of developing countries.

Communication and Technical Skills

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Management:

  • Excellent people management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working and motivates a team across various disciplines.

General:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘dkoh.28099.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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Financial Inclusion Program Strategic Advisor

Organization: Nuru International
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Location: Remote in the US

Reports to: Impact and Analytics Director

Term: Full-time

Start Date: May 2017

Job Overview

Nuru International is a social venture on a mission to end extreme poverty from rural remote places. Nuru International works with local leaders and cooperative societies to advance its mission in Kenya and Ethiopia. The Financial Inclusion Program is aimed at enabling farmers to cope with economic shocks and increase income opportunities through access to financial services as well as livelihood and income diversification initiatives.

The Financial Inclusion Program Strategic Advisor (FI PSA) supports the implementation of Nuru International’s Financial Inclusion programming across country projects. She/he is a primary contact person for Nuru International’s country projects on all matters related to the organization’s Financial Inclusion Program initiatives.

The position requires working closely with other Impact and Analytics Program Strategic Advisors and especially with the Agriculture Program PSA on cross-functional programming. This includes thematic areas such as cooperative businesses, financial services, mobile banking, and income and livelihood diversification initiatives. Expected travel is between 20-30% internationally. We are looking for an experienced professional with solid background and experience in microfinance, mobile banking, cooperatives development and income and livelihood diversification programing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Program Leadership and Oversight:

  • Serve as the primary technical expert in FI for Nuru International

  • Provide technical assistance and monitoring support to Program Specialists and Program Managers in each country project to ensure the team on the ground is able to design and implement sustainable poverty solutions

  • Provide substantive advice to country projects and Nuru International leadership to help maintain quality programming

  • Track progress reports and maintain an in-depth understanding of FI performance in each country project via regular calls and updates with designated points of contact (local program managers, expat teams in the field, and M&E)

  • Carry out periodic review visits to country projects to observe the execution of activities of the program and to give technical advice and support for the effective implementation of the FI and livelihood diversification programs (financial literacy, mobile banking, group savings and lending, and support to cooperatives)

  • Support country projects in their livelihood and income diversification strategy through conducting market assessments and training on market oriented business plan creation

  • Integrate into Nuru International’s Operational Advisory Group to advise the international organization and country offices on development of long-term strategy, operational plans, and budgets

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of cutting edge developments and best practices in FI, cooperatives, income and livelihood diversification

  • Represent Nuru International FI Program in international conventions, conferences and public meetings

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Collaborate closely with the M&E team to develop and review the FI and livelihood diversification initiatives and periodically review the progress towards impact

  • Support country projects in designing and maintaining an effective database solution to collect and store periodic monitoring data in core FI activities and outcomes

  • Collaborate with the M&E team in reviewing FI Program’s logic model and analyzing outcome indicators and write quarterly and annual performance reports to be shared externally

Training and Staff Professional Development:

  • Assist country projects in the design and curriculum development of financial literacy training programs tailored to meet the demand and financial goal of the clients

  • Provide direct or indirect training of trainers for country project field staff on training content, delivery, and adult learning methods

  • Link country projects with local, regional or international training development resources

Impact Programs Integration:

  • Work closely with Impacts and Analytics Programs team to find synergies and efficiencies across programming for effective integration

  • Working with ad hoc groups to develop proposals to address major issues and challenges with respect to achieving the goals of Nuru International (e.g. systems development, benchmarking performance and cost effectiveness)

  • Provide substantive contributions to the refinement of existing impact programs model for effective integration and programming around cooperatives

Field-based On-boarding:

  • This is a career fast-track assignment available to competitive candidates under the conditions of a field-based training and on-boarding period. This entails three (3) months of on-boarding in the United States and field sites in Kenya and Ethiopia. This intensive assignment will be an opportunity for the candidate to train on the Nuru approach and model while immediately adding value to country projects.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or graduate degree in business administration, international development, economics, rural development or a related field

  • Minimum five years of work experience in international development with emphasis on rural microfinance, entrepreneurship, agricultural lending and cooperatives development

  • Minimum two years of experience living and working in a developing country

  • Formal data management experience, solid quantitative skills, and advanced level of experience with MS Excel; experience with other database platforms such as Salesforce a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including cross-cultural communication

  • Crisis management and rapid, innovative problem solving in uncertain environments

  • Great at listening, feedback, and showing empathy

  • Adapts easily to rapidly changing work environments; operates effectively in high-stress situations

  • Basic understanding of servant leadership

  • Very personable – easily gains the trust and confidence of others

  • High commitment to organization’s mission and theory of change

  • Functions independently with minimal supervision

General Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Fully comply with our Code of Conduct and policies – live our values

  • Meet general professional expectations for all Nuru staff

  • Become recognized as a model servant leader in the organization

  • Deliver very high quality products in a timely manner

  • Use feedback to grow as a professional

  • Be proactive and independent – take initiative and be able to operate effectively on “commander’s intent” with little supervision

  • “Getting the job done” – even if this means long/unusual hours

How to apply:

Please upload your resume and cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position at our website here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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United States of America: Health Systems and Economics Intern

Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Global Health Fellows Program II
Health Systems and Economics Intern
Office of Health Systems, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
Anticipated timeframe: June 2017 – August 2017: Compensated 3 month internship
Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA
INT-P6-014

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

BACKGROUND:

USAID has been a global leader in reproductive, maternal and child health for half a century, working with partners and missions around the world. In the last 20 years alone, over 100 million children’s deaths have been averted, and mortality rates are falling faster in recent years, as documented by USAID’s Demographic and Health Surveys. Harnessing this success with a bold and optimistic vision, the 2012 Child Survival Call to Action helped catalyze a global movement to end preventable child and maternal deaths (EPCMD). For more information on the Bureau, please click on the following link: http://www.usaid.gov/who-we-are/organization/bureaus/bureau-global-health .

The Office of Health Systems (OHS) within the Global Health Bureau (GH) is the Agency’s center of excellence and focal point for worldwide leadership and technical expertise in Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) in the developing world. USAID’s HSS approach ensures that people and institutions, both public and private, undertake core functions of the health system (governance, financing, service delivery, health workforce, information, and medicines/vaccines/other technologies) in a mutually enhancing way, to improve health outcomes. GH/OHS works to promote four strategic HSS outcomes: financial protection, service coverage, population coverage, and responsiveness. Human Resources for Health (HRH) is a core function of the key building blocks of a sustainable health system.

INTRODUCTION:

The Health Systems and Economics Intern (Intern) will support the Office of Health Systems, particularly the Health Financing team. OHS has developed health financing profiles and is in the process of developing health system profiles that summarize the state of the broader health system (e.g. human resources for health, pharmaceuticals and other commodities, information systems, etc.) for USAID Global Health’s priority countries. The Intern will contribute by developing health profiles and will have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with other analysts in the Bureau. The Intern will receive guidance from the Health Economist who will serve as his/her onsite manager.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Strengthening communications skills, specifically summarizing health systems investments and their impact on health systems and health outcomes.
  • Gaining experience in documenting health financing, macro-economic and political economics in low and middle income countries (LMICs) to better understand the levers for expanding fiscal space.
  • Developing greater understanding of the health financing landscape and potential for low and middle income countries to increase domestic resources for health, including data on spending for HRH.
  • Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with literature reviews, collection and presentation of secondary data sources on health financing and health systems strengthening.
  • Developing health systems profiles and updating current health financing profiles for USAID Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Death (EPCMD) Priority Countries.
  • Supporting technical assistance discussions, if required, with the health financing technical teams and field missions.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming needs and/or the Intern’s own interests.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in economics, public health, international development, or a related field; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
  • A basic understanding of health economics and financing, and health systems strengthening in global development.
  • Demonstrated experience with research and analysis, and conducting literature reviews.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the global health technical areas such as family planning and reproductive health, tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a resource-challenged setting.
  • Familiarity with data analytics software such as Microsoft Excel, etc.
  • Strong written and analytical skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong oral communications skills.
  • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

COMPENSATION:

$1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).

How to apply:

TO APPLY:

Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by February 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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Turkey: Community Center Manager (Gaziantep / Şanlıurfa)

Organization: Basmeh and Zeitooneh
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Organization brief:

Basmeh & Zeitooneh is a registered Syrian Civil Society Organization in Turkey work in Development and Relief domain since 2014

Basmeh & Zeitooneh was launched in September 2012 with field visits to areas with high concentrations of the most marginalized and neediest Syrian refugees the main goal of the visits is to assess the needs and to fill the gaps left by other aid agencies. The organization is officially registered NGO in Lebanon in 2014.

Basmeh & Zeitooneh has established an office in Gaziantep and has started to work in Development and Relief domain as Syrian Civil Society Organization in 2014 & officially registered in 2015.Nowadays, the organization has one information center in Urfa and two Community centers in Gaziantep and Urfa that are easily accessible by the refugees and their hosts, friendly and welcoming spaces where people can receive relief services, vocational training and peace education for children.

Basmeh & Zeitooneh in Turkey is pleased to announce these job opportunities in Gaziantep & Şanlıurfa, Turkey.

Job Summary:

Center Manager will be under the direct supervision of the Project Manager. He / She will be responsible for providing the operational and programmatic oversight B&Z community center in Gaziantep/ Urfa.

The main purpose of the position is to ensure the center is functioning across all areas of activities in coordination with the technical team and the direct supervisor. He / She will supervise the core center staff. He /she will be the center focal point with the community members and Center beneficiaries.

Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:

· Program implementation:

  • Oversee the Center activities.

  • Update the center activities work plan in collaboration with the team, and report the updated version to project manager.

  • Ensure the pre-established programmatic indicators are met.

  • Proactively follow-up with Center teams on a daily basis to check on the status of the project and address any questions.

· Human Resources:

  • Oversee the center staff recruitment in coordination with the project manager, HR officer and the technical team.

  • Follow up center team attendance, timesheet, leaves and send monthly updates to the HR officer and project manager.

  • Provide capacity building training to the center staff such work plans, reporting, policies, procedures…etc., with coordination with the HR Officer and project manager.

  • Supervise the center team, including the performance objectives and review.

  • Identify issues, problem /concerns affecting the program and present recommendations to the project manager.

· Administration:

  • Provide support to organize and facilitate activities and events when required.

  • Work closely with the center team to ensure the necessary documentation are appropriately archived and ordered in relation to Procurement and Payment request in coordination with the project manager and logistic /finance officers.

  • Prepare necessary documentation for procurement and payment requests.

  • Follow up on procurement status of program supplies.

  • Manage the staff leave calendar in coordination with the project manager and the HR officer.

  • Coordinate and facilitate any visit from donors NGOs Turkish authorities BoM to the center.

· Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Submit weekly/monthly/daily reports in both Arabic and English as defined by the project manager including operation, security, admin, and programmatic aspects.

  • Submit weekly updated version of the project activities work plan.

  • Communicate directly with the project manager regarding any issues related to the center.

Required Skills:

• Strong planning, writing and reporting skills.

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel) and web based applications

• Fluency in Arabic and Turkish and strong working knowledge of English; ability to produce written reports in English is essential

• Previous experience working with NGOs is essential.

• Experience with operations, logistics, security management is a plus

• Experience supervising, motivating, and bringing together teams

• Ability to take initiative and identify solutions to programmatic challenges

• Flexibility and ability to work in a team.

• Good organizational and time management skills.…).

• Excellent social and interpersonal skills.

• Team work spirit. Ability and willing to work overtime and on weekends (when necessary).

Education and Experience:

University degree in Business administration, international development or a field related. Strong previous experience in general program and human resources management Minimum two /2/ years of experience in NGOs.

How to apply:

Please apply in English by sending an up to date CV and a cover letter to jobs.aile.tr@gmail.com before 15/02/17 COB.

You are kindly requested to include your name and “CCM.EF.TR.2763” as a job code in the email title.

For an application to be considered, a valid residency permit “both sides” should be submitted together with the CV and the cover letter.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Namibia: HIV Strategic Program Consultant – Namibia

Organization: Dexis Consulting Group
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Description:

Dexis Consulting Group is looking for an HIV Strategic Program expert who will provide overall programmatic planning, technical consultation and assistance to the CDC Namibia Senior Management Team in aligning program services and portfolios to address 2015 Namibia Country Operational Plan for PEPFAR data driven requirements. The task focuses on care and treatment, prevention, laboratory, and strategic information programs funded by CDC PEPFAR. Additionally the contractor will support the CDC Namibia’s Senior Science Officer to ensure the integrity and soundness of science based studies and interventions related to CDC funded HIV/AIDS programs.

Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Country Director and CDC staff, review overall goals and objectives for the HIV/AIDS program in Namibia and integration of programs/staffing to address PEPFAR requirements, adjust and align with data driven needs in light of decreasing PEPFAR resources.
In collaboration with CDC programmatic staff, apply a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to analyzing data for the purpose of providing recommendations for HIV care and treatment, prevention, laboratory, and strategic information programs to improve program effectiveness, efficiency and/or work products in accordance with PEPFAR data driven requirements and guidelines.
Prepare reports and coordinate the preparation, and presentation of analysis information to CDC Senior Management staff for review and approval.
Collaborate with the CDC Branch Chiefs and staff to create internal CDC work plans and work with the government to design implementation plans that will address Senior Management approved program recommendations affecting partners. In preparation create related reports, slides, etc., to share and discuss with government partners.
Assist CDC Namibia in collaborating and facilitating the integration and assumption of existing operating HIV health programs and activities across a broader public health arena in order to refocus CDC funding and programs to targeted areas and populations per PEPFAR guidance and data.
Provide scientific and technical guidance to host governments, implementing partners, in the development of public health programs, strategies, studies, and services as needed.

Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

Master’s level degree or higher, preferably in a health related field
Five years of post-graduate international experience in strategic planning, development of public health programs and project management.
Demonstrated experience in use and analysis of a broad scope of qualitative and quantitative methods and data sources, including primary data collection and secondary data analysis
At least three years’ experience with PEPFAR programs
Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with professional, technical staff and Ministries of Health in developing countries; and experience in providing technical assistance for international public health programs
Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing)

How to apply:

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to: CDCopportunities@dexisonline.com

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Myanmar: Pool of Short-term Experts, Community policing, Legal accountability, Parliamentary oversight, and Crowd Management

Organization: The International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 10 Feb 2017

Pool of Short-term Experts as Trainers and Advisors for FIIAPP in its implementation of an EU delegated development Programme in Myanmar.

1. POSITION INFORMATION

Title: Trainer and Advisor

Type of Contract: Consulting services

Duty Station: Multiple locations in Myanmar

Indicative Starting Date: March 2017

Duration of Assignment: Variable (Throughout the time necessary for the implementation of the project).

2. RATIONALE OF THE CONTRACT

FIIAPP has been delegated the responsibility to implement the European Commission Project “Support to the reform of the Myanmar Police Force”. Since the end of the previous EU project, reported in September 2015, the country has experienced an ongoing reform process thus deeply affecting the MPF both organically as procedurally.

In a first stage of project implementation (Inception Phase), the Description of the Action (DoA) has to be adapted and contextualized, in the light of evolutions in time, in order to reflect the actual needs and priorities of the country and of target stakeholders.

Consequently, through a participatory approach for the assessment of needs and stakeholder analysis, it will be guaranteed that the project activities are implemented with this new perspective from the beneficiaries and involved stakeholders, particularly in the field of Crowd management.

Throughout the implementation of the project, FIIAPP will require technical assistance for different tasks and activities foreseen within the DoA. For the Inception Phase, a first technical assistance is planned to provide a description of evolution and the current situation, as well as a full stakeholder analysis, including national and international actors working on project related issues in Myanmar. Inputs and recommendations will contribute to the description and planning of activities.

After the first phase, a wide range of trainings, workshops, assessments and activities will be implemented, following the needs and requirements of Myanmar Police Force, expressed through the Crowd Management Working Group and the KE. These activities also require short-term technical assistance.

The selected experts should have first-hand experience on assessment and training of different Police units, or other kind of units with the same missions and responsibilities, and must be capable of evaluating current capacities and provide inputs and recommendations required and contribute to the implementation of the planned activities required during the assessment phase.

During the time of the implementation of the project, trainings, workshops, meetings, briefings, assessments, and other activities related will be combined to reach a higher level of efficiency and constant improvement.

The selected experts will be requested and contacted for short term deployments for specific tasks. The length of the deployment will depend on the nature of the task, and is not likely to exceed a complete month. It is expected that experts selected to be part of the pool, will be deployed several times during the five years of implementation of the project, depending on their profiles to fulfil specific tasks requested and availability.

3. DESCRIPTION OF THE ASSIGMENT

Short-Term experts will provide technical assistance for the analysis on the context, current capacity of the selected, level of training and equipment, rapid deployment capacities, security situation, adaptability to the missions assigned, and all question related with the work environment and conditions.

They will also provide training to the units, following the Standard Operational Procedures approved and all the new techniques selected and approved by the Crowd Management Working Group.

Additionally, it is expected that the short-term experts participate in test and researches for the improvement of current Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) and develop new SOP and systems according to the needs of the MPF and the goals of the project. Furthermore, they will participate in briefings, meetings and workshops related to the mission assigned.

3.1. GENERAL OBJECTIVE

Support FIIAPP and the Key Expert (KE) in charge of the Crowd management component of the project in assessing the units and setting priorities for the activities. Performing trainings, workshops and other activities related to the project, to improve the performance of the Myanmar Police Force in line activities established in the Description of the Action and the overall goals of the project.

Provide updates and improvements for current Standard Operational Procedures, and support in the development of new ones, in case needed and required by the Key Expert or the Crowd Management Working Group.

3.2. TASKS

The experts will:

o Support FIIAPP’s KE in Crowd management in the assessment process, visiting units and evaluating their capacities to perform their duties and work conditions.

o Provide inputs for the improvement of current SOP and the development of new procedures, systems and tactics.

o Perform the trainings and workshops assigned by the KE and under his direction.

o Provide inputs and suggestions to the KE to improve the quality of the activities within the areas of responsibility of the project.

o Participate in internal workshops and activities to update the KE and the CM Working Group on the implementation of the projects and all issues related.

o Report to the KE and provide complete reports of every activity performed for FIIAPP.

o Make recommendations for improvement in any area when a flaw or dysfunction is found out.

o Participate in workshops to update and train in the new procedures developed and the approved SOPs.

4. EXPERTS’ PROFILES

The profile of the experts for this contract are as follow:

Qualifications and skills (required):

· Former or current Law Enforcement Officer

· Experience as Police or Military Trainer in tactical subjects, preferably related with Riot Control and Crowd Management

· Full working proficiency in English language

· Capacity to operate in isolated harsh environment under extreme weather conditions.

· Ability to communicate at all levels and work in multicultural contexts and teams

Specific professional experience (desirable):

· Experience as Trainer, Advisor or related jobs at international levels, for law enforcement, military forces and international agencies with the same duties and missions.

· Experience in assessment and development of Police technics and tactics for forces or agencies worldwide (work experience in Southeast Asia is an asset)

· Experience in assessment, training methodologies and training management

· Martial Arts or other defence techniques qualified trainer or expert. (Shock knife, Taser or Police baton trainer is an asset)

· Technical knowledge and training experience on LEFR&TCC, TCCC, IARD and MACTAC areas

· Experience in Crowd Management and Riot Control units, or Police units with similar missions.

For more information, please refer to our ToRs:

http://www.fiiapp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TDR-Proyecto-Apoyo-Policia-Myanmar_Bolsa-de-Asesores-internacionales-260117.pdf

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send their CV to:

The call is open until 10th of February 2017.

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Belgium: Executive Director

Organization: Friends of the Earth Europe
Country: Belgium
Closing date: 15 Mar 2017

Executive Director for Friends of the Earth Europe

Friends of the Earth Europe is seeking a new Executive Director

Based in Friends of the Earth Europe’s office in Brussels, full time, 5 days a week, starting June 2017

Deadline for applications: 18:00 15th March 2017

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the leading green environmental organisations in Brussels. Friends of the Earth Europe campaigns for sustainable and just societies and for the protection of the environment. We unite more than 30 national organisations with thousands of local groups and are part of Friends of the Earth International, the world’s largest grassroots environmental network.
The successful candidate will be given the task to galvanise the European network of Friends of the Earth to come together to deliver exciting and successful programmes and campaigns and build a pan-European movement in support of Friends of the Earth International’s mission, vision, values and strategy and lead the European Office of Friends of the Earth in support of this goal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a new strategy for Friends of the Earth Europe.
  • Develop and strengthen the Friends of the Earth Europe network.
  • Ensure effective external campaigning combining grassroots mobilisation and advocacy.
  • Lead organisational change as required and lead and manage the office to ensure successful delivery of the new strategy.
  • Develop and implement a fundraising strategy.
  • Represent Friends of the Earth Europe.

Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience leading strategy development and implementation for a complex and diverse membership organisation.
  • A successful track record of strategic leadership and participatory management within a complex operating environment, including inspiring, creating, building and sustaining teams to achieve outstanding results.
  • Demonstrable experience of having conceived, planned, developed and delivered successful campaigns involving many partner organisations to deliver system change.
  • Excellent communication skills and a good understanding of social, environmental and economic trends, along with the changing political context influencing Friends of the Earth’s agenda.
  • Fluency in English.

Desirable

  • An understanding of and experience in network development, community organising and capacity building.
  • Demonstrable achievements in generating and securing external support and funds.
  • All other language skills are an asset.

Friends of the Earth Europe offers a highly motivating working environment in an international NGO and office located in an environmentally friendly building in Brussels (Mundo-B).

Remuneration

Friends of the Earth Europe offers an attractive benefits package, including a 13th month’s salary, lunch vouchers, an additional 5 days of holidays per year, pension scheme, hospitalisation and comprehensive travel insurance. We also offer full coverage of train travel in case of commuting within Belgium.

Conditions are according to Belgian employment legislation; hence the position is open solely to persons with the right to obtaining a work permit in the EU/Belgium.

How to apply:

If you feel you meet our criteria, and feel inspired by the objectives and challenges of the position, then please register here to receive a recruitment pack: http://www.foeeurope.org/director-job-description-2017

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Sudan: Country Coordinator for Danish Red Cross in Sudan

Organization: Danish Red Cross
Country: Sudan
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Background

DRC is looking for a highly competent candidate to lead its Country Program, Partnership and Staff in Sudan. The new Country Coordinator will be part of the DRC East and Horn of Africa Regional Team. Under the lead and supervision of the DRC Head of Region based in Addis Ababa, the incoming CC will have the overall responsibility of the DRC partnership and programmes in Sudan. The CC will be based in Khartoum.

The DRC Sudan portfolio has experienced a considerable growth in the last years. The 2017 turnover is expected to be 10 M DKK with currently 2 delegates in country under the supervision of the Country Coordinator. Ensuring the financial sustainability of the DRC portfolio in Sudan through EU and other Donor funding, and further strengthening the engagement within migration, resilience towards climate change, psychosocial support and humanitarian response are key focus areas of the new Country Coordinator. In addition, DRC will be part of one and possibly lead another consortium, which will be a key focus. The Danish Red Cross (DRC) has had a presence in Sudan for more than three decades and has a solid well-functioning partnership with Sudan Red Crescent.

Responsibilities

  • Overall management of DRC’s portfolio in Sudan (in 2017: 3 projects with a turnover of approximately 10 M DKK);

  • Represent DRC; develop and coordinate the partnership with Sudan Red Crescent Society (SRCS), ICRC and other relevant partners;

  • Ensure the daily supervision of DRC delegates and consultants in Sudan;

  • Provide technical assistance to DRC delegates and SRCS with respect to the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and activities;

  • Ensure a sustainable strategic and programmatic development of the country portfolio (In pipeline: DEVCO financed Resilience towards Climate Change, ECHO financed humanitarian consequences of migration and preparedness for flood response).

  • Explore new fundraising possibilities and initiate and lead relevant funding applications in collaboration with the SRCS;

  • Jointly with the Head of Region, ensure that adequate security set-up is in place.

  • Ensure that all DRC’s activities are compliant with DRC’s international strategy, in line with the Sudan Country Strategy, RC movement SOP’s and donor requirements and guidelines.

  • Ensure efficient and timely Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER)

  • Support SRCS to develop its technical skills/capacity in strategic focus areas and approaches.

  • Daily budget responsibility, monitor financial resource allocation and coordinate submission of finance reports and financial audits

Profile

The ideal candidate holds a Master’s Degree in a relevant academic field

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in community based programming and/or working with humanitarian organisations in developing, disaster and post-emergency countries.

  • Proven expertise within project cycle and financial management as well as experience from working in consortia.

  • Experience with staff supervision and team management is key

  • Experience in capacity building of local partners in volunteer driven interventions

  • Expertise in security management is an asset

  • Experience with DANIDA and EU (Devco, ECHO) funding, hereunder implementation and reporting procedures is an asset

  • Experience from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is an asset;

  • Experience from the East and Horn of Africa, MENA would be an advantage

    Technical Skills:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in implementation with participatory methods

  • Mastery of one or several of the following thematic areas: Disaster Management, organizational development, Community Based Resilience, PSS.

  • Good knowledge of reporting procedures of DANIDA and EU funding.

  • Proven ability to work within a partnership set-up and in a sensitive environment

  • Relevant training and practical experience in staff security management

    Personal qualities:

  • Possess a strong analytical skills and shows confidence and self-management in situations of stress.

  • Flexible with a great ability to adapt to changing situations and readiness to work in different contexts is required.

  • An excellent communicator with great facilitation skills and a diplomatic flair.

  • Good cultural understanding and the ability to build the confidence of partners in a challenging and politically sensitive environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and coordination skills.

Others:

  • English speaking and writing skills are key requirements, Arabic will be an advantage

  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office and possess a valid international driving license.

Employment Conditions

The delegate will report to Danish Red Cross’ Head of Region in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The duty station is Khartoum, Sudan with frequent field trips within the country. It is a family duty station. The starting date of the assignment is 1st of April 2017. The length of the contract will be two years with possibility of extension. The contract will be administered in accordance with the Danish Red Cross Terms and Conditions for Delegates. The monthly salary including allowances and pension is within the range of DKK 42.028 and DKK 45.118, depending on experience and qualifications.

Further information

Please click to view the Job description and for further details you may contact Head of Region, Signe Yde-Andersen on tel. +251 935987285, mail: siyan@rodekors.dk or Desk Officer Pia Lorentzen on tel. +4535299433, mail: pilor@rodekors.dk

How to apply:

How to apply Click on send Application to send your written motivation letter in English and upload your CV, after creating a profile on our EasyCruit portal. Deadline for applications is 19th of February 2017. Interviews are expected shortly after.

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United States of America: Gender and HIV Intern

Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Global Health Fellows Program II
Gender and HIV Intern
Priority Populations, Integration, and Rights Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
Anticipated timeframe: June 2017 – August 2017: Compensated 3 month internship
Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA
INT-P6-013

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

BACKGROUND:

OHA is the focus of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and has primary responsibility for leading the Agency’s efforts on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In cooperation with the US Department of State’s Office of the US Global AIDS Coordinator, other US Government (USG) partners, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations, USAID provides global technical leadership on the full range of issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; manages numerous research and field support programs; and monitors the impact of the Agency’s HIV/AIDS programs. In this endeavor, USAID works closely with a range of USG agencies involved in the fight against AIDS, including the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Defense, and Peace Corps. More information about PEPFAR can be found at: http://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/global-health.

INTRODUCTION:

The Gender and HIV Intern (Intern) will be assigned to the Priority Populations, Integration, and Rights Division in the Bureau for Global Health’s (GH) Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA). S/he will primarily engage in research activities at OHA, and may also carry out other GH Bureau-wide duties and collaborative research with other Bureau analysts. S/he will focus on addressing gender norms and inequities and their impacts on health behaviors and outcomes. The Intern will receive technical guidance from the Senior Gender Advisor on the OHA Gender and Sexual Diversity Team, as his/her onsite manager. The Intern will also work closely with the Priority Populations, Integration, and Rights Division; collaborate on relevant activities with the OHA Expanded Gender Team and GH Bureau Gender Advisors group; and collaborate with members of different OHA technical teams as appropriate.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Gaining experience in the field of gender and HIV.
  • Gaining a greater understanding of PEPFAR and international HIV/AIDS work.
  • Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of PEPFAR-supported interagency activities focused on gender norms and inequities, gender-based violence, and HIV.
  • Preparing literature reviews and other analytical work on one or more critical topics related to gender and HIV, as requested.
  • Assisting in other programmatic work in conjunction with GH Bureau Gender Advisors to support the USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy and the integration of gender across the GH portfolio (e.g., maternal and child health, family planning, tuberculosis, etc.).
  • Attending program-related events within and outside USAID as requested, such as partner presentations and the Interagency Gender Working Group.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in public health, international development, or a related field; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
  • Strong writing and analytic skills.
  • Experience in research and analysis.
  • Demonstrated background and/or interest in gender and health is desired.
  • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

COMPENSATION:

$1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).

How to apply:

TO APPLY:

Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by February 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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Malawi: Reading Assessment Coordinator, Assess the Learners (YESA) Activity, Malawi

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

Reading Assessment Coordinator, Assess the Learners (YESA) Activity, Malawi

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Proposal Summary: **
MSI anticipates an upcoming proposal for a five-year project where the primary purpose will be create a multi-level monitoring and evaluation system for the National Reading Programme to assist the Government of Malawi’s (GoM’s) efforts to improve the reading skills of Malawian students nationwide. The following objectives will be the focal points: 1) National Reading Assessment instituted; 2) Universal school–level utilization of assessment strategies and techniques for reading instituted; 3) Community-level capacity for the performance and informed use of reading assessments instituted; and 4) Integration of reading assessments into National Reading.

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking a long-term Reading Assessment Coordinator to provide overall technical oversight and guidance across all four of the project’s anticipated objectives. This position will report directly to the Reading Assessment Specialist.

Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the process of evaluating the public school curriculum to establish benchmarks for a National Reading Assessment linked to current and future MOEST sector strategy indicators and targets.
  • Provide support in facilitating workshops between the Project, the MoE, and reading experts.
  • Work closely with MERIT and MOEST to perform school level assessments with the goal of determining how PSIP, MESIP and other related grants are to be used.
  • Develop, organize and facilitate policy surrounding creating the capacity to create, administer, and utilize assessments at the school level between the Project and the MoE.
  • Contribute to the data analysis and report writing for the assessments.
  • Monitor the budget and contribute to quarterly and annual report writing.
  • Handle any other tasks as needed, including relations with the government of Malawi and USAID as directed by the Project COP.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in international education, non-formal and/or other alternative education approaches, basic education, teacher training, and/or social/behavioral sciences.
  • At least two (2) years of technical experience in reading assessment development in a developing country context
  • Experience coordinating reading assessments with scope and content similar to YESA.
  • Technical ability to develop materials to support effective capacity building in reading assessments at multiple levels in the school system. Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with data visualization products and software, a plus.
  • Experienced Malawian candidates are preferred and strongly encouraged to apply.

Positions are available only on the condition that the Contract is awarded to the firm.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

PI96750729

Apply Here

How to apply:

Apply Online

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Egypt: Chief of Party, USAID Governance Decentralization & Local Administration, Egpyt

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Egypt
Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

Chief of Party, USAID Governance Decentralization & Local Administration, Egpyt

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
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Proposal Summary:**
The anticipated USAID-funded, five year project aims to improve service delivery for new governance decentralization and local administration systems in Egypt.

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking applications from highly qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates with expertise in decentralization, service delivery, and government accountability. The COP will be responsible for providing overall leadership management of the entire program, as well as administrative, financial and technical oversight. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the completion of all tasks and objectives designated by USAID.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all technical and managerial components of the project, including the management of local staff.
  • Provide technical insight and leadership to implement an ambitious decentralization and local government activities in Egypt based on the anticipated local government law.
  • Provide technical insight to enhance the public financial system in Egypt with an emphasis on decentralizing budgeting and spending at the local level.
  • Provide technical insight and leadership to implement service delivery at the local level in Egypt.
  • Work with the technical teams to enhance the capacity and performance of key central ministries (Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Local Development) and local units (governor offices, city councils, neighborhoods councils and village councils).
  • Sure compliance with USAID requirements and international audit practices.
  • Develop work plans and other documents to be submitted and reviewed by USAID.
  • Coordinate project efforts with other international donor-funded activities.
  • Serve as principal contact for USAID, the government of Egypt, counterparts and non-governmental stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities.
  • Ensure complementarity with and enhancement of the rest of the USAID/Egypt portfolio.
  • Responsibility for final delivery of all project results to USAID on time and on budget.

Qualifications:**

  • Master’s degree in public administration, international relations, law, political relations, or a similar social science.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience leading the implementation and management of large international development projects; experience leading decentralization, local governance, public financial management or service delivery programs required preferred.
  • At least five (5) years of management experience on USAID-funded projects. Prior COP experience required.
  • Experience in the Middle East or similar, post conflict environments required;,
  • Experience monitoring, evaluating, and documenting local government strengthening, reform or support projects preferred.
  • Institutional strengthening and capacity building experience related to conflict analysis, prevention, management, and mitigation required.
  • Demonstrated work with international donors in conflict areas.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and ability to manage and be flexible in difficult and challenging circumstances.
  • Professional fluency in spoken and written English required; Arabic highly desirable.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

PI96750743

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United States of America: Technical Manager/Director, Management and Business Development, Arlington, VA

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 05 Mar 2017

Technical Manager/Director, Management and Business Development, Arlington, VA

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

**Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.

Position Summary:

The Technical Manager/Director will provide leadership and support for MSI’s Education Practice Area’s management, business development, and technical activities. S/he will report to the Education Practice Area Leader and collaborate with the team’s Technical Directors, Managers, and Associates. S/he will liaise between MSI’s Education Practice Area and Operations Division, Business Development Unit (BDU), and other practice areas. S/he will support the Education Practice Area in the areas of staffing, management, and operations. S/he will lead business development activities within the Education Practice Area such as (but not limited to) identifying and coordinating responses to funding opportunities and representing MSI to establish/solidify partnership opportunities. S/he will also provide technical support to projects in the Education Practice Area as needed.

Responsibilities:

Technical

  • Serve as a technical manager/director and provide technical support on education projects as needed.

Management

  • Support staff management of the Education Practice Area in terms of needs analysis, recruitment, project allocations, and professional development.
  • Strengthen collaboration with MSI’s Operation Division, BDU, and other Practice Areas.
  • Lead periodic updates of the strategic plan to support growth priorities within Education Practice Area.

Business Development

  • Lead new business development for the Education Practice Area and liaise with BDU to staff proposal teams and produce technically sound and compliant proposals. Ensure quality of education proposals and contribute to the design, writing, and review of bids as necessary.
  • Conduct reconnaissance trips for strategic opportunities and meet with funding agencies, government officials, and potential partner organizations and staff.
  • Coordinate with BDU to identify and track new funding opportunities from a diverse array of donors, including USAID, World Bank, UNICEF, private foundations, and other agencies.
  • Analyze and communicate new business development trends and priorities within the education sector to executive leadership and BDU.
  • Liaise with and represent MSI to donors and partners with potential to fund and/or implement new education projects.
  • Work collaboratively with the Education Practice Area staff to update project descriptions and information for the MSI website.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in work on international education programming.
  • Management background on donor funded projects in a field and/or home office.
  • Previous collaboration with donors such as USAID, World Bank, UNICEF, and private foundations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key organizations, working groups, and professionals in the international education sector.
  • Successful experience in writing proposals for new projects.
  • Knowledge of USAID technical procurement procedures, including different funding and contracting mechanisms.
  • Strong writing, editing, computer, and analytical skills.
  • Team player with orientation towards both the home office and field programs.
  • Prior work in developing countries.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

PI96730902

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Turkey: Trainers required – First Aid in Emergencies and Work place

Organization: Center for Resource & System Management
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Center for Resource & System Management (CRSM) is an expert Management Consultant, Training & Research Company. Consisting of a pool of Management Consultants and Trainers having an experience of up to 20 years in their respective core competency areas, CRSM undertakes management consultancy, training and research projects and provides total management solutions to development and humanitarian organizations, donor agencies and other nonprofits globally.

About the Assignment:

CRSM regularly conducts training on different areas of development sector globally. Similarly for our upcoming training, CRSM requires trainers, in the the area of First aid in work place and emergencies including minimizing security risks. the trainer must be fluent in English

Position Requirements:

Ideal candidate should fulfill the following requirements:

  • At least 9 years’ experience of working with INGOs/donor agencies in different countries
  • Relevant qualifications or diploma courses
  • Excellent training and communication skills in English. Experience of handling hard cases during the training.
  • Should have experience of delivering training to senior management staff of INGOs and donor agencies.

How to apply:

CRSM needs to fill this position on urgent basis. Please send your CV along with recent picture before February 28, 2017 to jobs@crsmanagement.net. Kindly mentioned the following things in the subject line of your email.

Trainer – First Aid- Country of residence

For Example: Trainer – First Aid – Nepal

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Nigeria: HEAD OF MISSION NIGERIA M/F

Organization: Secours Islamique France
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 06 Mar 2017

SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.

Mission context:

North-East Nigeria is currently affected by one of the world’s most serious humanitarian crisis. Confronted to Boko Haram’s violence, over 15 000 000 people are affected by the crisis including 7 000 000 in need of emergency humanitarian assistance, over 2 000 000 IDPs and 4,5 million food insecure people.

SECOURS ISLAMIQUE FRANCE is recruiting a Head of mission based in Abuja (NIGERIA).

Mission/ Role:

The Head of mission provides the overall leadership and strategic direction of SIF’s operations in Nigeria, and is responsible of the overall program development and program implementation. The Head of mission is responsible for the staff management, the respect of SIF procedures, policies and best practices.

This position includes the identification and securing donor funding as well as representation of SIF toward local authorities, and the different stakeholders (Donors, local NGOs…).

Activities:

Leadership of the Country Program

  • To maintain and develop SIF’s presence in Nigeria
  • To coordinate and manage the overall planning and direction of SIF’s operations
  • To develop and maintain a coherent strategy that contributes to SIF’s global objectives

Program Development

  • To regularly analyze the context, risks, operational access issues and availability of resources, in relation to the program objectives
  • To oversee the field assessments and develop the country strategy for Nigeria
  • To assess the donor environment and opportunities for funding, and ensure concept notes and proposals are submitted in coordination with HQ’s strategy

Representation

  • Develop funding strategies and donor mapping analyses.
  • Manage external communications in collaboration with the communications department in Paris. Act as the contact person with press and media.

Staff Management / Human Resources

  • Provide leadership and management to the team.
  • Participate / oversee the recruitment process of national staff

Logistics

  • Ensure that appropriate logistic structures and procedures are established and / or are maintained in accordance with the SIF guidelines
  • Oversee the timely and efficient planning and implementation of procurement and supply of items in line with project needs.
  • Ensure adequate management of warehousing, compounds, transportation, goods in kind, and assets according to SIF procedures.

Safety and Security Management

  • Monitor the security context (including participating in local/national INGO/UN security meetings) and act on any deterioration in this that could affect operations and provide guidance to teams/sites as required

Administration and Finance

  • Ensure that appropriate administrative and financial guidelines and procedures are established, maintained / updated regularly and adhered to by the team as well as any basic systems required in country

Profile:**

  • Minimum 5 years of Previous experience in humanitarian work, including previous experiences as Country Director, or Assistant Country Director, or Chief of Party with INGOs in similar context.
  • Substantial experience of strategic thinking, including identifying, analyzing, problem solving and responding to opportunities and challenges and the ability to translate these into practical plans of action.
  • Extensive experience of securing substantial external funding. Evidence of understanding the challenges of donor and contract management and the implications for program management.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of project planning and budget holding; proposal and report writing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management tools (Logical Framework analysis, project cycle management, objectives and indicators etc.)
  • Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style (experience managing national and expatriate staff)
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English (and desirably French and/or Arabic)
  • Ability to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with partners including local authorities.
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management
  • Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office, especially Word and Excel.
  • An understanding of and commitment to SIF’s mission and values

Working conditions:**

  • French fixed term contract
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Monthly perdiem
  • Social and medical cover

Starting date: ASAP

How to apply:

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter to: rhp@secours-islamique.org

Diversity is a wealth at Secours Islamique France;

We will study every application with required skills for the position.

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Lebanon: Wash and Consortium Advisor – Beirut – LEBANON – H/F

Organization: Croix-Rouge Française
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Context of the position

The French Red Cross has been working since September 2013 in Iraq, Jordan, Yemen and Lebanon through wash, livelihood and relief programs. Since 2009, FRC is operating hand in hand with the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC), working towards the capacity building of its Disaster Management Unit (DMU) – created in 2013, more specifically with the Wash Department. Since 2016, FRC is leading a Wash partnership composed of ICRC, Swedish RC and LRC, providing support to LRC in both technical matters and management of the allocated funds.

This Wash partnership is a new approach, allowing the National Society to increase its reactivity towards the beneficiaries and ensure an efficient coordination between partners and quality reporting to the donors. Under the authority of the Head of Delegation in Beirut and in close collaboration with the Wash Project Manager of the LRC’s DMU, the Wash Advisor will be in charge of managing the relations with the partners involved, whilst also helping LRC’s Wash department to improve their implementation and reporting skills. In 2017, the partnership will be turned towards a community-based approach upon the request of LRC.

The position

Responsibilities:

Based both at LRC headquarters level and FRC delegation, under the direct responsibility of the French Red Cross Head of Delegation, with a functional link to LRC DMU Program Coordinator, and with the support of DMU Wash Program Manager, you will be in charge of:

  • The management / animation of FRC/SwRC/ICRC Wash partnership led by FRC, in close coordination with LRC
  • Advising / supporting / training DMU LRC Wash department to access institutional donors
  • If requested by LRC, advising / supporting DMU LRC Wash department to develop its strategy
  • If requested by LRC, reinforcing or developing LRC DMU Wash capacities with a special focus on community based approach activities
  • Supervising or monitoring implementation of wash activities
  • Advising on good coordination practices with LRC Logistic, finance and administration services linked to wash activities

Hierarchical link

The delegate reports to the DMU Program Coordinator and FRC Head of Delegation

The delegate will be managing 2 Swedish Red Cross Wash Project Managers (in charge of their own project, and collaborating with the Lebanese Red Cross in parallel)

Functional links
Internal:

  • in HQ: WASH technical advisor
  • within Lebanon Delegation: logistic and administration/finance departments

External:

  • collaborates with LRC DMU Wash Departments and all the partners involved
  • holds regular meetings with the project’s donors, and attends upon request other external meetings

Profile of the candidate

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in WASH (community-based approach) and project management
  • Very good knowledge of English written and spoken mandatory
  • RCRC Movement background or experience mandatory
  • Relevant experience with Humanitarian donors (Echo, UN agencies, SDC, AFD, …)
  • Relevant higher education in specific fields (hydrogeology, civil engineer, sociology etc.)
  • Experience in setting up and supporting Wash committees
  • Strong experience in program management (planning, implementation, monitoring…)
  • Previous experience in capacity building with a national partner is preferable
  • Previous management in Green Management a strong asset
  • ERU (IFRC Emergency Response Unit) trained profile would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Arabic would be an asset

Personal qualities:

  • Good interpersonal skills and team oriented
  • Capacity building oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Constructive, flexible, dynamic and solution focused
  • Proactive force to challenge the partner with a capacity to step back and let the idea grow

Summary

  • Location: Beirut, LEBANON
  • Duration: 12 months
  • To be filled by: february 2017
  • Deadline for application: 28/02/2017
  • Status: expatriate position

The French Red Cross reserves the right to fill the position before the closing date for applications. Thank you.

Prerequisites

  • Passport valid for more than 6 months at the moment of departure
  • Up-to-date vaccination card / fitness for travel

To be better acquainted with the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, we invite you to follow two training sessions online, free and accessible to all, that constitute a real advantage for your application:

WORC (The World of Red Cross and Red Crescent) is an e-learning course on the fundamental principles and operations of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. Its 12 modules address subjects such as the origin and history of the Movement, its fundamental principles, its emblem, the International Federation, the ICRC and national societies. It is intended for all: volunteers, employees, members or people wishing to get more information on the biggest humanitarian movement in the world.

Stay Safe is intended for every staff in a position to carry out international missions on behalf of the Federation or a National Society of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The course aims at developing a common culture of security management within the Movement in order to enable a better understanding of the main threats and risks for humanitarian actors in the field, and offers solutions to restrain their impact.

You will find these lessons on the IFRC Learning Platform open to all by clicking on the following link: https://ifrc.csod.com/client/ifrc/default.aspx

How to apply:

Apply via FRC website:

http://emploi.national.croix-rouge.fr/fe/tpl_croixrouge02.asp?newms=jj&id=72982&newlang=2

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United Republic of Tanzania: RESTORING FAMILY LINK (RFL) FIELD OFFICER – TANZANIA (KIBONDO) (Position open to Tanzanian residents only)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:**

· Implementation of the RFL activities done by the Tanzanian Red Cross Society (TRCS);

· Maintains contacts with TRCS staff in charge of RFL activities;

· Collects relevant information in the area of intervention on RFL;

· Prepares and organizes the transfer of children in eventual cross-border family reunifications;

· Participates in detention visits;

· Development of an RFL strategy for migrants;

· Training of TRCS RFL staffs on how to use tracing tools;

· Filing and collection of RFL statistics;

· Translate from Kirundi/Swahili to English and vice versa;

· Planning and implementing of meetings;

· Routine secretariat duties;

· Develops and maintains a network of relevant interlocutors;

· Promote the TRCS/ICRC RFL activities when meeting international and national stakeholders;

· Attend inter-agency, camp coordination and protection meetings;

· Understanding of the security situation in Western Corridor.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Bachelor Degree in relevant field (Laws, Human Rights, Sociology, Social Work, Education);

· 2 years’ experience in a similar function preferably within an international organization;

· Technical capacities on tracing activities and coordination with other organizations;

· Training and capacity building skills;

· Knowledge of Swahili and Kirundi (or at least Kiha) oral and written skills;

· Excellent oral and written English, knowledge French is an added value;

· Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet).

How to apply:

Interested and qualified persons, female or male, with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application by email to the Human Resources Department on the e-mail below, before 17th February, 2017. Please include; updated Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter, Current and Expected salary and contact details of three referees. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).

How to Apply: Human Resources Department, International Committee of the Red Cross Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: dar_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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United States of America: Senior Project Manager for Latin America, Arlington, VA

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Mar 2017

Senior Project Manager for Latin America, Arlington, VA

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Project Summary: **
MSI is recruiting a senior project manager to handle USAID field-based projects in the Latin America region.

Position Summary:
The senior project manager will oversee financial, administrative and compliance aspects of projects of considerable cost and/or technical complexity. She/he will possess specialized knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience to use independent judgment in the performance of their duties and be capable of carrying out work with little guidance or supervision. This individual is a self-starter: bright, motivated and dynamic. Additionally, this position requires proven experience and knowledge of USAID ADS, AIDAR and business practices. This position will also supervise the project manager(s).

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for contractual and/or financial management of large international projects.
  • Recruitment of consultants and staff.
  • Assist in development of procedures, policies, recordkeeping, and duties as required related to overall administration of projects, including procurement, grants and preparation of consultant agreements in both Spanish and English.
  • Work with other departments, public agencies, subcontractors, and independent consultants on the implementation of complex project tasks, programming, and other activities for assigned projects.
  • Participate in, or manage the selection, hiring, and development of project staff.
  • Act as the representative in assisting consultants.
  • Plan, prepare and communicate schedules and progress records of projects’ activities and expenditures, and assist others in establishing project schedules and milestones.
  • Develop critical path or project flow diagrams to plan, set and evaluate progress on project tasks.
  • Establish systems for efficient management of subcontractor activities.
  • Review, analyze, and prepare reports and other correspondence on all activities and transactions related to assigned tasks, and provide timely information and status updates on assigned tasks.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive administrative, fiscal, statistical and technical studies, reports, evaluations, specifications and correspondence as required.
  • Supervises the project management team.
  • Other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6-10 years of experience in project management type functions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, international development, or other field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable Experience in, USAID contracting, grants and cost-share, USAID ADS, FAR, AIDAR and other USG international regulations.
  • Knowledge of project management procedures for planning and processing international development projects, and for establishing plans, specifications, monitoring and management of the development projects.
  • Experience leading cost estimating and tracking and scheduling for international development projects.
  • Advanced experience with MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Skilled in the principles and practices of personnel supervision and management.
  • Skilled in the recruitment of technical consultants.
  • Ability to work as part of a project team.
  • Proficiency in Spanish.

Ability to:

  • Keep complex projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Coordinate and supervise complex international development projects.
  • Accurately analyze situations and problems relating to complex projects, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement an effective course of action in accordance with general policy and pertinent codes and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of performing assigned responsibilities.
  • Read and interpret highly complex written material such as technical reports, contracts, and federal regulations.
  • Prepare contract documents for professional services and projects and monitor performance.
  • Utilize all commonly used project management software and project record systems.
  • Supervise and train assigned staff.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

PI96723675

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How to apply:

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Uganda: Deputy Chief of Party

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: DeputyChief of Party

Description:

FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Uganda. The project will work to enable vulnerable households in Uganda to improve nutrition and achieve sustainable food and livelihood security.
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will work with the Chief of Party (COP) to manage the anticipated program’s implementation and oversee its performance, management and operations.
The expected duration of the project is five years and it is expected that the position will be based in Kampala. Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation (RFA/RFP) by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Support the COP in the overall management of the program
  • Facilitate the achievement of program objectives and targets with management and technical support
  • Review project deliverables for completeness, accuracy, and continuous quality improvement and meeting the targets.
  • Participate in the development of the project strategic and operational plans, and oversee the development and successful implementation of the service delivery annual work plans.
  • Together with the COP ensure timely, high-quality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by USAID.
  • Develop program and financial management systems, policies, procedures and tools to design, implement, monitor, and improve program operations, and document/disseminate best practices and lessons learnt.
  • Work with the COP to develop and nurture positive coordination and collaboration with the partner organizations.
  • Leverage support from other government sectors for the Project’s work in collaboration with the COP
  • Meet regularly with USAID to share progress, accomplishments, and challenges in partnership with the COP. Liaise regularly with USAID on the current and future strategic direction, and act on behalf of COP when delegated this authority.
  • Ensure financial and grants management compliance with FHI 360 and USAID rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required or an advanced degree preferred in health management, business administration, public health or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum eight years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility in designing, managing and implementing complex, large scale health programs involving multiple stakeholders and implementing partners
  • Depth and breadth of relevant experience in implementing comprehensive nutrition and integrated development programs
  • Demonstrated experience in program administration, financial oversight, award contractual compliance, and sub-award management
  • Familiarity with USG regulations and administrative procedures in the implementation of donor assisted projects
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively, proactively, and comfortably with government agencies, NGOs, private sector groups, USAID and donor organizations
  • Prior successful experience as a Deputy Chief of Party
  • Ability to work independently and manage various tasks in a team setting on a daily basis
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Strong organizational and communication skills.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to apply:

https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/18200/deputy-chief-of-party/job?mode=view

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Programme Manager Disaster Management DRC

Organization: Swedish Red Cross
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

Background

The Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is present in 190 countries around the world. This enables the movement to be present before, under, and after emergencies and conflicts. The international department at the Swedish Red Cross (SRC), is supporting partner National Societies around the world in carrying out the unique humanitarian mandate of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

SRC has a longstanding relationship with the national Red Cross Society in DRC (DRC RC). This relationship is further deepened by implementing a programme focused on enhancing DRC RC disaster preparedness and response capacities.

Disaster management (including preparedness, response, recovery, reduction, rehabilitation/reconstruction), is a high priority of DRC RC in its strategic plan 2014-2018. The primary goal is to reinforce the DRC RC capacity to address humanitarian needs and deliver effective emergency response, as well as building the resilience of the community.

Job summary

As part of SRC Regional Team of Africa, and under the direct supervision of the SRC Country Representative in DRC, the Program Manager will manage, supervise and coordinate the activities and budgetary aspects of the programme.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide support in the preparation, follow-up and management of project budget including handing of bank accounts, payments and verification of monthly financial reports. This shall be done in close coordination with the Financial Controllers at SRC HQ
  • Assist in the set up and development of the strategy of the DRC RC DM department
  • Design and implement capacity development activities, such as workshops and trainings, to strengthen capacity of the DRC RC and the community
  • Assist in the daily management of DM activities planned at the provincial level
  • If required deputize for the SRC country representative and as such cover security matters

Entry requirements

Essential Qualifications

  • Higher academic education in, international relations, development studies, business management or related field
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in training and coaching
  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Proven ability of security assessment and operational security management
  • Proficient knowledge of written and spoken English and French
  • Driver’s License manual transmission, knowledge of 4×4

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Swedish
  • Experience of working for the Red Cross

Competences

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Structured and systematic
  • Capable of taking decisions and function autonomously
  • Must be able to handle high workloads and stressful circumstances
  • Must be able to live and work under demanding physical and mental conditions
  • Awareness and understanding of cultural and gender differences

As a Swedish Red Cross employee we expect you to share the Red Cross/Red Crescent humanitarian values. RC/RC values diversity and actively works against all forms of discrimination.

Dates and information

Desired starting date: As soon as possible
Time frame: 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

Place of assignment: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Type of posting: International delegate (not open for DRC nationals). Non-family posting.

Closing date for applications: 24 Feb 2017 Please note that only applications in English made through our website will be considered. In selecting candidates the Swedish Red Cross use a competency based model and all candidates will be assessed on the above requirements.

For more information ABOUT THE POSITION, please contact:

Hans Ridemark, Regional Representative, Africa and Americas Region, Swedish Red Cross. Direct phone: + +46 8 4524692, e-mail: hans.ridemark@redcross.se

Lili Bazin, Senior DRR Advisor, Swedish Red Cross: Direct phone: +46 (0) 8-452 48 24, email: Lili.Bazin@redcross.se

Theresia Lyshöj-Landiech, Country Representative, DRC, Swedish Red Cross. Direct phone: +243 8 17 60 94 23, email: Theresia.Lyshoj-landiech@redcross.se

Anders Steen Nielsen,** Project Controller, Bilateral Start-ups, Swedish Red Cross. Direct phone: + 256 786 03 09 09, e-mail: Anders.Steen.Nielsen@redcross.se

How to apply:

Apply from the Swedish Red Cross website. Direct link to ad https://goo.gl/wG7nm4***Below the ad and the general information about the Red Cross Movement you find the button “Apply”. Click on “Apply”, fill out the form and download letter and CV. You will get an automatic confirmation that we have received your application. If you have trouble to get date of birth accepted, please try the format yymmdd (exampel 15 Jan 1975 = 750115).***

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Mali: Operations Officer / Quality Assurance & Control (ACQ) / Support to MINUSMA

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Mali
Closing date: 10 Feb 2017

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0501

Position:

Operations Officer / Quality Assurance & Control (ACQ) / Support to MINUSMA

Place of performance:

Kidal, Mali

Contract duration:

up to 6 months (@21.75days/month)

Starting date:

10-Feb-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

In Mali, our client supports the Action Service of the United Nations mine action program (UNMAS), which takes its principal resolution SCR 2227 (2015), to contribute to the following objectives, namely: (i) reduce the threat may incur MINUSMA and the UN staff by providing specialized training, equipment and supervision of fighting international engineering teams responsible for EOD and C-IED operations, and the awareness of the United Nations risks personnel. (ii) strengthen national capacities to mitigate the explosive threats through support advice and technical assistance to the Forces of Defence and Security of Mali (MSDS) and advisory support to the National Commission against the proliferation of small arms and small arms (CNLALPC), and (iii) improving the protection of civilians by supporting and affecting international demining operators in priority areas contaminated central and northern Mali for educational operations and risks pollution. UNMAS Mali is headquartered in Bamako and six (6) regional offices; Timbuktu, Gao, Kidal and Mopti, Tessalit, Menaka.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

The Operations and Planning Officer will be working within the UNMAS Mali Joint Operations Center and will be responsible for the planning, coordination, facilitation and prioritization of all operational activities within the UMAS Mali program under the supervision of the Chief of Operations

Operations and Planning

• Assist in the conduct of desk assessment and on site assessments as part of the accreditation process

Other

• Comprehensive general operational management of the Regional UMAS office in absence of the Regional Area Coordinator

• Depending on the role which this position will be assigned to within the project administration setup in a specific country/programme (i.e. office structure, DOAs, ATLAS functions, segregation of duties, etc.), the incumbent will have responsibilities determined by our clients rules and regulations embodied in its regulatory framework – Organizational Directives, Administrative Instructions and other documents as periodically issued and updated by our client. Reporting lines with regards to compliance with our clients rules and regulations are ultimately to Chief Mine Action Cluster through the respective Portfolio Manager. In addition, division of responsibilities when it comes to administrative processes in support of the programme objectives will be as determined for each country office and confirmed in writing by the Chief of Mine Action Cluster

• Other tasks as directed by the Programme Manager and Chief of Operations.

Expected output:

Coordinate, facilitate and prioritize all operational tasking and training throughout the UNMAS program in close coordination with the RAC and relevant Project Managers

• Custodian of the UNMAS Mali country operational plan in accordance with relevant project requirements as detailed by the project managers within the UNMAS Mali program

• Custodian of the UNMAS Mali task order and external quality assurance trackers

• Responsible for the review of weekly, monthly and program activity monitor before release to Program level

• Responsible for all aspects of mine action related activities carried out by staff under your supervision and control;

• Oversee and coordinate the implementation, execution and completion of all mine action related operations within the UNMAS Program in close coordination with the Chief of Operations

• Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations monitor the contracts with all mine action partners to ensure contractual conformity;

• The maintenance, revision and updating of the Standard Working Procedures related to the Joint Operations Center;

• Ensure close and effective interaction and coordination of the integral aspects of mine action, such as Mine Victim Support and Mine Risk Education.

• When requested, act as the Investigating Officer for Detailed Independent Investigations or Boards of Inquiry for Mine Action related Accidents or incidents;

• Debriefing the Mine Action organizations on QA achievements and QA assessments and ensure that all QA assessment data is captured through the regional QA trackers;

Project reporting:

To the Programme Manager and Chief of Operations.

Team management:

As determined by the Project Management

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in relevant discipline and/or Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Mine Action experience and/or minimum of 11 years of demonstrable relevant Military experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Kidal is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in French (essential) and English (desirable).

Key Competencies:

• At least 5 years’ experience in planning and coordinating Mine Action activities, specifically EOD tasks, weapons and ammunition management related tasks, C-IED related tasks, IEDD related tasks. Previous experience in planning and coordinating tasks related to Risk Education and/or Victim Assistance will be an advantage

• Thorough knowledge of International Mine Action Standards (IMAS)

• Hold an IMAS Level 3+ qualification (required)

• Proof of having worked in a hardship posting, previous experience of working in Mali would be an advantage

• Self-reliant, able to take sound decisions and work independently and ability to live in severe field conditions and to effectively work in a multicultural and stressful environment.

• Fluency in English, basic knowledge of French would be an advantage

• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve the objectives of the Organization Accountability.

Accountability: To comply with the Organization’s rules and procedures.

Ability to Plan and Organize: Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.

Analytical skills: Strong ability to analyse information and work under pressure.

Communication: Speaks clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.

Client Orientation: Consider all those to whom the insured services as “clients” and seeks to see things from their perspective. Establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect.

Other relevant information:

Master’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience; or Military experience with a minimum of 11 years’ experience in the field of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and/or Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) (Military and/or civilian)

Driving Licence internationally recognized

Physically fit and healthy

How to apply:

Please apply via the following link: https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a1124000001o1XG

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Libya: National Project Operations Assistant – Qatroun

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Libya
Closing date: 11 Feb 2017

Vacancy reference no.:

VAC-0500

Position:

National Project Operations Assistant

Place of performance:

Qatroun, Libya

Contract duration:

up to 3 months (@30days/month)

Starting date:

15-Feb-2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

Working under general guidance of the Chief of Mission (COM), the Senior Operations Officer, Community Stabilization Project Manager and under the direct supervision of the Community Stabilization Field Operations Officer. The National Project Operations Assistant will be responsible in providing assistance and ensuring that implementing partners are on track with their action plan.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

The National Project Operations Assistant will be responsible in providing assistance and ensuring that implementing partners are on track with their action plan.

Expected output:

1- Support the Community Stabilization (CS) Field Operations Officer in planning and managing the Community Stabilization Project portfolio in close coordination with relevant Project partners, such as governmental authorities, national and international agencies and diplomatic missions, working groups and partner NGOs.

2- Provide technical inputs for the effective implementation of the projects through developing work plans, objectives, and plans for monitoring and evaluation of the process, and resolving all challenges that arise in the process.

3- Identify risks and challenges to the ongoing operations of the projects and provide advice to the CS Project Manager and Field Operations Officer and implementing partners on mitigation strategies.

4- Provide update to the CS Field Operations Officer on progress and, where relevant, additional needs in relation to the project implementation and follow up activities.

5- Ensure regular communication with field staff in Qatroun and Field Operation Officer, including timely submissions of reports, meeting minutes, tracking tools, and documentation of beneficiary data.

6- Assist in liaison work with local government officials with the aim of fostering closer working relationships in the implementation of the community stabilization activities.

7- Assist in the effective implementation of the overall Community Stabilization activities in the Qatroun area in order to ensure the delivery of planned assistance to the beneficiaries within the timeframe.

8- Monitor the performance of Implementation partners, including financial tracking, information management and reporting.

9- Conduct regular activity site visits and provide recommendations for effective and efficient implementation of the activities.

10- Support CS Field Operations Officer in ensuring that synergies are built with active programs in Libya in order to synchronize all the activities carried out under different service areas.

11- Support CS Field Operations Officer in ensuring that IOM standards procurement, logistics and financial procedures are duly applied in the implementation of the community stabilization project.

12- Coordinate with partners in the development and implementation of capacity building activities for staff, beneficiaries, community structures’ members and government institutions staff related to community stabilization.

13- Coordinate with partner NGOs, community representatives and local government officials the preparation and implementation of project activities.

14- Coordinate and plan the collection of successful stories of the beneficiaries and share with PI unit.

15- Perform other such duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting:

Senior Operations Officer, Community Stabilization Project Manager

Team management:

This position does not have direct team management duties.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, International Relations, Political Science, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of relevant training and field experience..

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 4 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Qatroun is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in Arabic and English are essential.

Key competencies:

Accountability

· Accepts and gives constructive criticism, Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies

· Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs, Monitors own work to correct errors

· Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Client Orientation

· Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

· Contributes to colleagues’ learning and Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills

Communication

· Actively shares relevant information

· Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience

· Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

Performance Management

· Provides constructive feedback to colleagues

· Masters subject matter related to responsibilities

· Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities

· Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation

· Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress, Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity

· Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts

· Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions

Teamwork

· Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment

· Contributes to, and follows team objectives and Gives credit where credit is due

· Seeks input and feedback from others and Actively supports and implements final group decisions

Technical

• Excellent writing and communication skills, fluency in Arabic and English (oral and written);

• Experience in an international, humanitarian/development organization an advantage

Other relevant information: To be advised

How to apply:

Please apply via the following link: https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a1124000001o1UA

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Kenya: Head, Labour Mobility and Human Development Division

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Feb 2017

Position Title : Head, Labour Mobility and Human Development Division

Duty Station : IOM Somalia in Nairobi*, Kenya

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 16 February 2017

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Bahamas, Botswana, Belize, Congo, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, Cambodia, Comoros, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Mauritania, Maldives, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, Suriname, El Salvador, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, United Republic of Tanzania, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Vanuatu, Samoa

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Department of Migration Management Coordinator for Somalia, and the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, in close coordination with Regional Thematic Specialists, and relevant units at Headquarters, the Head of Labour Mobility and Human Development Division (LHD) at IOM Somalia will be responsible for the overall management of the LHD Division, including planning, managing, budgeting, and timely implementation of the MIDA, Youth Employment and Remittance Programmes in Somalia.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and support the functioning of the IOM Somalia Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD) Unit and its projects.
  2. Design the overall framework for IOM’s Youth Employment Programme in line with the UN and Government of Somalia’s youth strategies.
  3. Develop labour migration programme activities, undertake recruitment and selection exercises, conduct pre-departure orientation (including cultural orientation, professional workforce training, financial literacy training and language training) and monitor the employment conditions of Somali migrant workers.
  4. Coordinate training for Somali Government officials on labour migration issues.

  5. Integrate employment, development and skills policies that maximize the employment impact of economic growth, investment and development, which are gender sensitive and inclusive.

  6. Create strategies and develop proposals to increase IOM’s presence in the Somali remittances sector.

  7. Initialize remittance research/surveys on formal/informal corridors and utilisation of remittances for household consumption, development purposes human capital formation (education and healthcare for families of remittances senders).

  8. Contribute to the development an effective labour migration strategy/policy for IOM Somalia to provide assistance to the Government of Somalia in exploring bilateral labour agreements with the Gulf Countries as well as some European countries.

  9. Ensure an efficient implementation of the MIDA Programme. This entails identifying the sectors/ ministries within Somalia that needs the most assistance in terms of institutional capacity building. Conduct regular institutional assessments in order to inform IOM’s level of intervention and duration of such intervention. Develop new MIDA projects and expand current activities when necessary, including providing long-term programming vision.

  10. Develop the LHD Programme budgets to reflect the needs of Somalia as well as making provision for renovations, and equipment for all institutions that the Division deals with. Administer the Division’s budgets and submit financial requests and reports to IOM Finance in an orderly and timely manner. Monitor project activities, financial expenditures as well as oversee and finalize narrative and financial reports of the all LHD project activities.

  11. Develop a coherent approach to institutional capacity building in Somalia, including contingency planning to allow project implementation to adjust to security and political situations on the ground. Create mechanisms to prevent favouritism in the recruitment process. Design a recruitment plan that will make it easier for the Somali diaspora to be part of the MIDA Programme. Oversee the management of the MIDA Website, including regular website updates.

  12. Put in place a structure that allows for constant and consistent coordination with the Somali Government authorities, the donors and other concerned stakeholders. Design an outreach campaign to attract the Somali diaspora to the MIDA Programme; this includes outreach activities in Northern America and Europe.

  13. Manage all of the LHD staff in all seven Federal States of Somalia, as well as Nairobi. Manage all aspects of MIDA Somalia Programme activities, including MIDA-FINNSOM, JSB-MIDA, SIDA-MIDA, MIDA Italy, CD4D and other MIDA projects.

  14. Liaise with relevant departments such as SSU and UNDSS. Assist in monitoring the security situation in Somalia and advise accordingly. Develop an evacuation plan for all of the MIDA diaspora experts/consultants. Work closely with the United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) to evacuate the MIDA diaspora experts when necessary.

  15. Undertake duty travel to Somalia as required and as the security conditions allow to ensure effective implementation of the programmes.

  16. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in International Development, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Social or Political Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience in the field of international development or humanitarian response, including at least 4 years of field experience in a post conflict, complex emergency and highly insecure area;

• Experience in an international organization, particularly working with diaspora experts and especially with Labour Mobility and Human Development;

• Experience with project management, especially, multi-year and multi-sectoral projects;

• Experience working with government officials, donor agencies;

• Experience in managing websites and/or database preferred as well as experience in making presentations and delivering training;

• Experience working with Somali Government officials an advantage.

Languages

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Somali is an advantage.

Note

With possible relocation to Mogadishu, Somalia if and when the situation is conducive.

Desirable Competencies:

Behavioral

• Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;

• Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

• Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

• Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

• Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;

• Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;

• Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;

• Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;

• Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;

• Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;

• Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

• Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding

confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. “

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 16 February 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 03.02.2017 to 16.02.2017

Requisition: VN 2017/39 (P) – Head,LabourMobility&HumanDev’tDiv(P3)-IOMSomaliainNairobi,Kenya

(54942428) Released

Posting: Posting NC54960769 (54960769) Released –

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Turkey: Programme Manager Livelihood

Organization: Expertise France
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Post Title: Programme Manager Livelihood

Duty station: Gaziantep – Turkey

Duration of assignment: 8 months- with possibility of extension

  1. Introduction

Expertise France is a public agency created on 1st January 2015 and merging 6 French public agencies under the supervision of the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economy and Finance with a strong inter-ministerial vocation. EF offers project engineering and technical assistance by developing and implementing international cooperation actions worldwide. EF operates in various fields ofdevelopment and institutional cooperation including safety and security reform, post-crisis/ stability, public health, human rights, strengthening of institutions and NGOs and governance. Carrying outlarge-scale, multi-stakeholder projects, EF can ensure the cooperation between individuals, teamsand institutions with very different statuses, cultures and specialties. Besides, EF has acquired asound experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale international projects.

EF is accredited by the European Union for the management of delegated Community funds.

  1. Context

The Syrian conflict is having a devastating and lasting impact on Syria and across the region. With theconflict entering its sixth year, the needs of the affected populations for assistance, including 9.3million people inside the country and more than 2.7 million refugees plus their overstretched hostcommunities in neighboring countries, are of an unprecedented scale.In 2013, the Syria crisis has transformed itself from a humanitarian emergency to a multidimensionaland protracted crisis directly affecting several countries in the region – mainly Lebanon and Jordan,but also Iraq, Turkey and Egypt – whose social and economic capacity to deal with the ever growing influx of refugees is all but exhausted. All actors involved in the response agree that this massivechallenge requires a comprehensive regional response not only including humanitarian aid but alsolonger-term structural support to host countries and communities, especially as no political solutionto the crisis is in sight in the short-term.

At present, it is particularly those who live outside of Government of Syria controlled areas who arefacing at best irregular humanitarian supplies and quickly deteriorating public services andinfrastructure. Local councils have been formed in many places as makeshift governance structuresto maintain or rebuild a minimum of basic services. In that context, and since 2013, Expertise France has developed and manages direct stabilization projects to conflict affected communities in Syria, including through support to civilian structures.

Implementation strategy, within the broad framework of livelihood concept, will be based on following pillars:

AGRICULTURE/FOOD SECURITY: aiming at increasing food security and income opportunities at household level ; expanding network of farmers, businesses and associations who have the capacity to develop local production and trade, generating jobs and revenues

ENABLING ENVIRONMENT: supporting Local Institutions to deliver essential services; rehabilitating strategic infrastructures; providing service to support social aggregation and cohesion.

SUPPORT TO ENTREPENEURSHIP: promoting activities aimed at reviving the business sector out of the War Economy and enlarging job opportunities adopting traditional and non traditional options (Eg, from traditional manufacturing to jobs opportunities on the web).

Governance and Gender will be two strategic cross-cutting issue fully considered in the implementation strategy of EF.

  1. Job Purpose – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The Livelihood Program manager will be in charge of the implementation of the DFID/Livelihood and governance Program in Syria. He/She will be responsible for assessing and compiling existing socio-economic data (in cooperation with the Monitoring and Evaluation manager), review on-going livelihoods activities and local development plans, map out partnership opportunities, and develop or implement comprehensive livelihood strategies for field operations. The incumbent will be under the supervisory management by Head of Mission/Coordinator of Programs.

He will carry out the following activities;

  • Liaise with other mission members (EF and GIZ) on the analysis, proposals and field activities.
  • Develop feasible strategies to reinforce beneficiaries’ capacities, address capacity gaps, and enhance their access to employment/self-employment.

  • Review respective project implementation arrangements and security related issues of project execution. If appropriate, provide monitoring and evaluation indicators, recommend pragmatic and realistic coordination and implementation arrangements, provide rough cost estimates for the envisaged interventions;

  • Develop the ‘networks’ strategic partners (authorities, other NGOs , UN Agencies , Donors … )

  • Identify and summarize the profile of the target population, women and vulnerable groups in particular and establish criteria for a selection process.

  • Develop baseline indicators to enable regular assessment of changes in socio-economic profiles, livelihood assets and outcomes of beneficiaries, inclusive of age- and gender-differentials.

  • Consolidate and analyze context information, research and learning into the strategy

  • Review and summarize the needs for training, skills development and professional education for Programme Team and Implementing Partners

  • Participate in various forums on Livelihoods (clusters, coordination meetings, thematic groups )

  • Perform any other related duties upon instructions received from the Head of Mission.

  • Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge

  • Proven experience in managing complex early recovery/development programmes.

  • Experience in management and capacity building of teams in complex contexts.

  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity into programme strategies.

  • Good assessment, analytical, monitoring and evaluating and planning skills and project

management skills to enable programme delivery.

  • Ability to work with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity and experience in working within

different cultural contexts requiring cultural sensitivity.

  • Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in

demanding situations and ability to work under pressure and in response to changing

needs.

  • Good coordination and team work skills.
  • Experience working with local NGOs as partners.
  • Proven experience of using value chain analysis & market mapping to undertake

programme design, implementation and staff / partner training.

  • Understanding and knowledge of economic recovery principles ideally in an urban context.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking ability and experience of high-level strategic

discussions.

  • University degree in field related to Livelihood. Certificates of specific training courses related to Livelihood should be indicated.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential
  • Good understanding of security and development debates and theories.
  • Work with other Programme Teams and other relevant colleagues to facilitate strategic

discussions.

  • Capable and willing to work in a high level of diversity (culture, language, ethnic identity, religion)

  • INFORMATION

The mission should start in February 2017 and last up to 8 months with possibility of extension.

The successful candidate will be proposed the signature of a service contract. The incumbent should ensure that all administrative or fiscal necessary requirements under the regulation have been respected.

How to apply:

Application procedure

  • CV in EU format and Application letter must be in English and sent by the end of 15th of February 2017 with subject: Programme Manager Livelihood.

  • Please send your applications to the following email address: applications.turkey@expertisefrance.fr

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Spain: Urban Social Development Specialist

Organization: UN Human Settlements Program
Country: Spain
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

i. Project:

Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient

ii. Duty station of assignment

Barcelona (Spain)

iii. Functional Title:

Urban Social Development Specialist

iv. Contract type:

Individual Contract (Consultancy Assignment)

v. Duration:

Six months

vi. Closing date for applications:

15th February 2017 .

BACKGROUND

Fast growing cities and urban areas of the world are engines of growth and wealth accumulation. This growth can have positive social, cultural and educational impacts. On the other hand, evidence demonstrates that fast economic growth, combined with fast population expansion in urban areas, also increases disaster vulnerability and exposure. The level of urbanization is far higher in the developed world; however, the annual ‘urbanization rate’ is much faster in the developing world. The primary urban agglomerations with the highest concentrations of people and economic activity mostly overlap with the areas of extreme or high risk related to disasters such as coastal areas, along rivers and in flood plains. This joint initiative with UNISDR, UN-Habitat and the European Commission aims at improving understanding of, and capacity to, address disaster risk at the local level in crisis-prone cities. UN-Habitat will focus on supporting local capacities from crisis-prone cities, and humanitarian partners, in measuring their resilience status and have an action plan in order to build resilience.

The action builds on the achievements of the Hyogo Framework for Action – Building the Resilience of Nations 2005-2015, and paves the way toward the implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR 2015-2030 at the local level. The Action will also contribute to the European Commission’s Action Plan for Resilience in Crisis Prone Countries 2013-2020 and The EU Approach to Resilience: Learning from Food Security Crises.

The project will work with local government institutions, to plan, coordinate, implement and support the various outlined activities. The primary and most direct beneficiaries will be local stakeholders, city authorities and civil society. Women, children and other at risk groups, as local level stakeholders, often disproportionately affected by crises situations, will be engaged and receive additional attention.

MAIN OBJECTIVE

The overall objective of this project is to build more sustainable and resilient cities, by strengthening the capacity of key public, private and civil society stakeholders to measure, plan and act in building resilience to ensure that public and private investments are risk-informed and that early interventions in crisis-prone cities are linked to longer-term development goals. This joint initiative aims at improving local government and stakeholder understanding of, and capacity for, developing and implementing resilience action plans.

The expected results are:

  1. Increased commitments to build local-level resilience,

  2. Local Resilience and investments measured,

  3. Key issues and challenges identified in linking early interventions in crisis-prone cities to long-term sustainable development inputs,

  4. Capacity is built in cities and local governments to develop and implement integrated local climate and disaster resilience action plans and

  5. Crisis-prone cities have enhanced capacity to develop and implement plans to increase their resiliency.

UN-Habitat will work in coordination with the Commission and EU Delegations in each city to ensure consistency with the EC programming documents and complementarity between thematic and geographic actions; this will also ensure complementarities of activities funded by other programmes and initiatives undertaken by other partners operating at the local level and globally.

MAIN TASKS OF THE ASSIGNMENT

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor of the Programme, the candidate will provide substantive professional support to the Programme and will undertake the following tasks:

• Support the creation, development and calibration of diagnostic tools – including the City Resilience Profiling Tool (CRPT) and Resilience Action Plan (RAP).

• Examine the public services element within the CRPT to ensure social inclusion and protection are being represented fully in the urban system analysis.

• Analyse the inter-connected relationships of the social, public service, governance, and

economy elements of the CRPT to provide holistic comprehensive assessments.

• Develop the social element of the CRPT to ensure that culture, ethnicity, well-being and social change aspects of the urban system have been fully considered in the analysis. Special account should be taken of informal city structures, gender and land tenure issues.

• Support the CRPP Team in facilitating communications with the programme pilot cities and partner organisation to inform the development of the CRPT.

• Assist in development of social resilience indicators, results and action plans for cities.

• Advise on data collection processes for inclusive cities.

• Report on progress, problems and proposed solutions; contributes to the production of global reports, information and communication tools in the areas of intervention.

• Assist in the production of guidelines, focusing on social and public service capacity and resilience, to be used by the programme and partner organisations.

• Undertake any other tasks for the Programme, which are in line with the experience of the consultant.

DELIVARABLES AND TIMELINE

Monthly progress report to be submitted at the end of each working month, detailing the outputs, key observations, and work plan for the following months. Work plans will be agreed with the Chief Technical Advisor in advance on a monthly basis subject to the main tasks of the assignment (above) and in consideration of the workload priorities at that time.

DUTY STATION

The work shall be performed from the CRPP Barcelona office.

PROGRESS CONTROLS AND PAYMENT INSTALLMENTS

Payment will be done in installments on a monthly basis upon completion and acceptance of monthly progress report. A time sheet must be submitted by the individual contractor, duly approved by the Chief Technical Advisor, which shall serve as the basis for the payment of fees. Final payment amount will be based on actual man-days worked for that month.

TRAVEL

If UN-Habitat determines that the individual contractor needs to travel outside the UN-Habitat CRPP Barcelona office in order to perform his/her assignment, that travel is provided by the organisation. When travel is authorized for the individual contractor, economy class shall be the standard of accommodation for air travel in all cases and irrespective of the duration of the journey. Individual contractors are responsible for all necessary visas and work permits required by local authorities before commencing their assignment with UN-Habitat.

COMPETENCIES

Professional: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to donor relations, public-private partnerships and private sector fundraising. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and the use of a variety of research sources. Ability to organize seminars, consultations, training workshops and special events. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently. Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

EDUCATION

• Advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in Sociology, Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Urban Anthropology, or similar fields deemed relevant to the subject areas covered by the CRPP Terms of Reference.

• A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

WORK EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 5 years of experience in

• Demonstrated experience in participation, good governance and liaising with governmental

authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs.

• Demonstrated experience in the development of guidelines, toolkits or policies in relation to

social inclusion, social protection, culture and ethnicity with consideration of disaggregated data.

• Knowledge of the urban environment in fragile cities, gender mainstreaming, and monitoring

• and evaluation techniques.

• Knowledge of environment, climate change, disaster risk reduction, recovery and reconstruction.

• Ability to work with minimal supervision and with good sense of initiative to keep the supervisor regularly informed of progress.

• Good communications, reporting and representation skills

• Good team-work and drive for results.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

• Fluency in oral and written English is required.

• Knowledge of Spanish and French will be considered an asset.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

The candidate should be:

• Familiar with, and committed to the goals of UN-Habitat

• Willing to take responsibility, act professionally at all times, and make sure tasks are fully completed

• Able to work under pressure in diverse environments with minimum supervision

• Sensitive to gender issues and issues of concern to vulnerable groups

• Able to meet deadlines for reporting and all project work

• Express enthusiasm and willingness to continue learning new skills and share experiences with other members of the team

Evaluation criteria

Applicants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications, work experience and financial proposal. The award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as: responsive/compliant/acceptable having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical (70%) and financial criteria (30%) specific to the solicitation.

CV Review:

• Educational qualifications as defined in the ToR (15 points);

• Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience as defined in the ToR (25 points);

• Language proficiency in spoken and written English (10 points)

Competency based interview max points (20 points)

Maximum available technical score points: 70. Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The fees might be subject for changes and negotiations starting from the proposed fee of the consultant. All consultants are required to comply with the UN security directives set forth under dss.un.org.

How to apply:

Interested candidates must submit an email quoting the post title and the duty station to the following email address: office@cityresilience.org

with the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

Cover letter explaining why they are the most suitable for the work

Completion of a CV in P11 Form which can be downloaded at

http://mirror.unhabitat.org/content.asp?typeid=24&catid=435&id=3867 · Financial Proposal. The offeror’s letter including form for the financial proposal can be downloaded at

http://unhabitat-kosovo.org/repository/docs/Financial_proposal_IC_6631.docx

The CV shall include information on the past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references.

Please be advised that since April 15th 2010, applicants for consultancies must be part of the UN-Habitat e-Roster in order for their application to be considered. You can reach the e-Roster through the following link: http://e-roster.unhabitat.org

All applications should be submitted to:

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

City Resilience Profiling Programme

Email: office@cityresilience.org

Deadline for applications: 15th February 2017

UN-Habitat does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of these offices and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: recruitment@unon.org

For further information please check https://cityresilience.org/new-vacancies-2

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Somalia: Senior Design Strategists

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 04 Mar 2017

Job title Senior Design Strategists

Department East Africa

Based in Location Nairobi/ Somaliland/ Somalia

Reports to the HCD Lead Consultant and SBC Advisor

Who we are

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

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

Join us!

PSI commenced Somalia’s first large-scale and dedicated demand-creation program (Tusan Wade) for healthcare. The program will design key demand-creation strategies and touch-points in order to drive uptake of health service utilization, preventive behaviours, and treatment-seeking behaviours. Tusan Wade, a DFID funded Demand Creation project program is designed to achieve increased community awareness of, and demand for, health services and promote appropriate health, Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) as well as optimal hygiene practices.

In collaboration with the MOH, a round of early formative design research has just been completed in order to devise our design strategy for 2017 and beyond. In 2017, several small teams will work to design demand creation initiatives.

We are looking for several senior Design Strategy experts with solid experience in design strategy consulting, and also ideally in design leadership for development projects. We are currently filling several roles on the team. Each role will play a pivotal part in the design research, concept development, prototyping, testing and iteration, and project management of an immensely complex and nascent field of work for Somalia’s marginalized populations.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

YOUR MAIN ROLE

You will be responsible for the design research, concept development, prototyping, testing and iteration, and project management of an immensely complex and nascent field of work for Somalia’s marginalised populations.

IN ADDITION to the above, you will also be expected to:

  • Work with the HCD Lead Consultant and Social Behavior Change Communications Advisor, PSI Somaliland research team and Ministry of Health stakeholders.

  • Help prepare internal, regional and donor sharing documents and reports on the program’s process

  • Build Innovation Team Capacity – Work with the PSI Somaliland team through hands-on practice implementing HCD through prototyping

  • Promote creativity and open ideas through team assignments, team makeup and other relevant team building and development strategies

  • Pitch in as necessary, to make the work happen

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum 5 years practical work experience in Design Strategy / HCD / UCD in a consultancy setting and ideally in a leading role, on all key parts of the design process including:
    • Design Research
    • Synthesis
    • Idea Generation & Concept Development
    • Rapid prototyping in both low and medium resolution
    • Testing concepts/prototypes with users
    • Building and presenting insights, findings, and recommendations
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the developing world, specifically with poor users (with at least one year in Africa)
  • Design/Project Lead on Design Strategy projects, with emphasis on developing world projects

INTERESTED?

Please send all three of the following documents to somjobs@psi.org. Please note that if any one item is missing, the application will not be considered.

  • Cover Letter highlighting your relevant experience
  • CV that speaks to the above skills requirements
  • Portfolio of recent work that demonstrates your multifaceted design skills, especially in the development sphere

STATUS

  • Consultant

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

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United States of America: Learning and Performance Specialist, E-Learning

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Mar 2017

Population Services International

Job ID 2016-1152
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 12/9/2016
Category Talent & Learning
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Region Washington, DC
Position Location: Country United States

Learning and Performance Specialist, eLearning

People, Learning & Performance
Based in Washington, DC
Up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Head of Learning & Performance

Who we are

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

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

Join us!

PSI’s People Learning and Performance Department is the organization’s cultivator of talent, employee development, and culture. We constantly focus on nurturing a positive employer brand both externally and internally with prospective candidates and in PSI colleagues’ minds and hearts. We’re responsible for people – everything from recruitment, hiring, onboarding, benefits, performance management and career growth. Our customer centric team balances bringing the fun while keeping it real to achieve our ultimate purpose of finding the best people and keeping them by creating an environment where they thrive and do their best.

Our team is looking for an eLearning Specialist to drive learning in the moment of need and create ways for PSIers to access learning instantaneously online.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

You’ve got the passion, energy, and creative intuition to lead everything related to online learning as a means to developing PSIers around the world. You will:

Take the Lead

  • Think big to design PSI’s eLearning strategy and lead implementation that reflects PSI’s new learning strategy and helps drive our corporate strategy. Create and manage partnerships and communities with the VP of Talent and Learning as well as the wider People, Learning and Performance team.
  • Manage the design, development and deployment of eLearning programs and tools that help country offices, departments and individuals improve performance and the employee experience.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and other stakeholders to deliver online learning experiences that WOW PSIers!**Challenge the Norm**

  • Evolve PSIers understanding of learning beyond the standard eLearning course and learning management system. Help us leverage a unique new learning system, Degreed, to open up the possibilities of learning in the moment of use.

  • Popularize curation of learning from a range of diverse sources. Help advance the benefits of leveraging experts within the global network to share best practices.**Global & Diverse Learning**

  • Design user-centered eLearning experiences that can be accessed online including mobile options for PSI’s 9,000 staff globally. Design learning for 65+ countries, across geography, time zones, diverse cultural norms and learner needs. Generate new approaches across multiple mediums (LMS, mobile, intranet, social, etc.)

  • Work with teams and individuals across the span of their career as well as across their tenure with PSI to design and execute learning programs that embrace and nurture the diversity within PSI.**Drive Systems Innovation**

  • Support the PLP team to translate business needs to job opportunities and career paths for PSIers. Leverage our unique learning management system to generate and manage career paths for priority PSI roles.

  • Leverage learning analytics to drive process improvements and identify additional content or learning trends that need to be further curated. Leverage analytics for reporting to executives and providing measurable results on learning effectiveness.What are we looking for?

  • 5-8 years relevant work experience in learning management systems, managing corporate LMS like Cornerstone, Blackboard, or Net Dimensions and/or company created LMS.

  • Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, educational psychology, etc strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.

  • Demonstrated experience administrating, migrating, and/or general support of Learning Management systems. Experience with global learning programs preferred.

  • Strong program management and change management experience preferred.

  • Self-starter who’s able to raise the bar while inspiring others. You can make things happen on deadline while being cool under pressure.

  • Experience working in developing countries and/or traveling to places off the beaten path gives you the knack for connecting with people from all walks of life. Fluency in Spanish and/or French a plus!

  • Continuously learning. You’ve got your finger on the pulse of leaders in learning, eLearning, learning technologies. You find yourself reading up on the latest trends and/or bookmarking inspiration for new ways to do things from unexpected places.

  • Awesome Team Member. From rolling up your sleeves to pitch in or getting a teammate to crack a smile, creating a positive team dynamic is important to you.

  • Constantly curious. You are constantly asking “why” and trying to understand the root problems. You then work to process to uncover staff needs, causes, and know how to craft programs to meet those needs. You might naturally think this way and/or have a background in design thinking and/or human centered design. References will be required. Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6*PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.*

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Pakistan: Chief of Party, Pakistan

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 05 Mar 2017

CHIEF OF PARTY: PSI Pakistan

Asia & EE

Based in Karachi, Pakistan

Reports to the Regional Director

Who we are

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

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

Join us!

For over 30 years PSI has been implementing social marketing, social franchising and behavior change communication programs family planning and reproductive health, limited tuberculosis, with potential to grow programs to address other health areas. PSI works closely with its independent network member Greenstar Social Marketing (Greenstar). Greenstar was established in 1991 as a joint venture with PSI and has grown to the largest social franchise in the PSI network. PSI maintains an organic and sustained connection with Greenstar to maximize health impact through innovation and a culture of continuous improvement, made possible through its integration into an international network of social marketing organizations. Greenstar benefits from the PSI global network to promote life-saving products, services and communications to help the people of Pakistan lead healthier lives.

PSI seeks entrepreneurial, dynamic candidates with an interest in private sector approaches to development to join its growing team Pakistan as Chief of Party (COP) for its DFID funded, social marketing FP project. The project’s FP portfolio includes a comprehensive range of short-term and long-term methods socially marketed through private sector outlets, RH services through a strong franchise for private providers, and community based distribution through local NGOs. The project is in its fifth year and is expected to extend into a sixth year, while collaborating closely with DFID and other partners to develop a new business model for the next funding phase. As PSI’s COP, the position will be the face of PSI in Pakistan to funders, partners and local stakeholders, taking on leadership responsibilities as PSI registers and grows its team. This position will be based in Karachi, Pakistan, and report to the Regional Director.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

As the COP you will be responsible for:

Overall development, management (financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of PSI’s DFID-funded SM project

  • Overseeing the management and implementation of a large FP project through multiple, local NGO partners;
  • Providing overall oversight of the project to ensure effective and regular communications with donors, implementing partners, and government entities;
  • Serving as the main point of contact/representation to DFID;
  • Managing sub-contracts that PSI has signed with local implementing partners;
  • Overseeing submission of high-quality reporting in line with donor and PSI requirements;
  • Ensuring the effective use and coordination of donor resources and the compliance of the financial systems and controls with donor standards.
  • Leading internal and external program planning and reporting including annual work planning with technical and implementing partners, including capacity building and technical assistance.
  • Providing oversight of policy and technical guidance to implementing partners to ensure quality of service provision and alignment of priorities.
  • Ensuring sound financial management including programmatic budgeting, spending projections and monitoring of payments.
  • Liaising with PSI headquarters on all financial, administrative and programmatic matters;
  • Supervising any in-country PSI employees and consultants, including their recruitment, capacity building and professional development; and
  • Ensuring the safety and security of PSI staff and assets.

Facilitating developmental opportunities in-country

  • Representing the interests of PSI with donors, partners, government and commercial entities;
  • Managing PSI financial, legal and regulatory requirements within Pakistan, including issues surrounding PSI entity registration and any related tax issues, and oversight of internal controls and accountability mechanisms;
  • Exploring and developing new business opportunities for PSI and its partners in Pakistan;
  • Any other responsibilities as determined by PSI’s Regional Director for Asia.

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • You have 4 to 7 years of experience working with complex and large-scale social marketing and social franchising networks.
  • You have familiarity with DFID and the international donor community.
  • You have social marketing and programmatic management experience.
  • You have the ability to tap into a network for maximum results.
  • You have an MBA, MPH, MD or other relevant degree.
  • You have fluency in written and spoken English and Urdu.
  • You must be politically aware, yet persistent and not adverse to conflict for pushing an agenda forward.
  • You are committed to evidence-based decision making.
  • Experience of working in the private sector would be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of PSI systems and procedures would be considered an advantage.
  • References will be required.

What would get us excited?

The successful candidate will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a strong interest in private sector approaches to development; and proven ability to produce results. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience leading innovative FP social marketing and behavior change communication campaigns.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

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

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Sri Lanka: Deputy Chief of Party, Sri Lanka Civil Society Organization Program

Organization: Winrock International
Country: Sri Lanka
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

Position Summary:

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) will be responsible for implementing a high-quality, results-oriented program focused on strengthening civil society organizations’ (CSOs) technical capacity, financial sustainability, and ability to constructively engage the public and the government as a key driver of reform in Sri Lanka. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Deputy Chief of Party is responsible for working with the Chief of Party (CoP) and the technical team in daily management and operations of the project. This includes support to meet the project’s objectives; manage budget, financial matters, and program staff; manage coordination with partners; maintain working relationships with Government of Sri Lanka officials, key stakeholders, and local organizations; manage reporting to USAID; and delivery high-quality services. The DCoP reports to the CoP.

  • Ensure delivery of high-quality programming through direct supervision of staff and support to partners centered around the program’s objectives and adhering to the anticipated technical quality and reporting standards;
  • Contribute to the project planning, including the development of annual work plans and budgets; help guide and oversee the alignment of the budget to expected results; and review annual budgets and quarterly reports;
  • Ensure compliance with both Winrock and USAID requirements, policies, and regulations;
  • Recruit and supervise local staff; oversee the management and development of project office human resources, as well as participate in annual evaluation of staff performance;
  • With support from field and home office staff, take the lead in preparing and submitting timely and accurate activity, financial, and procurement reports to USAID and Winrock;
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and oversight to local partner NGOs;
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and information to national and local government officials;
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of organizational capacity development of local organizations, using tailored tools to ensure measurable outcomes and impact;
  • In coordination with CoP, represent the project and Winrock to USAID, local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the local business community;
  • Serve as Acting CoP in the CoP’s absence;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Background:

Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as salient experience implementing civil society strengthening programming preferably in Sri Lanka/South or Southeast Asia. Specific experience and specialization in the areas of capacity building of CSOs, development of CSO networks, and supporting civil society advocacy and engagement in reform processes. Significant project management experience and leadership is highly desired.

Education: Master’s level degree required in international development, leadership, political science, or a relevant social science discipline.

Technical:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 6 years’ experience managing civil society strengthening and governance programming leading to policy reform and/or increased coordination and engagement between civil society and government. This would also include a minimum of 4 years’ of demonstrated managerial and/or team leadership experience.
  • Experience in the South or Southeast Asia is required, and Sri Lanka strongly preferred.

Management Experience:

  • Experience managing, to the highest ethical standards, international projects
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills in the management of complex, multi-activity programming, on time and on budget.
  • Financial management, budget design, and budget management experience.
  • Demonstrated success in motivating and supervising diverse teams of employees.
  • Experience in strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans.
  • Experience designing and implementing or overseeing monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Good track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations, including senior US and host country government officials, international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Experience managing large, donor-funded programs, with demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain systems, policies, and procedures encompassing numerous locations, partners, and staff.
  • Knowledge or understanding of policy reform processes, civil society strengthening and engagement, governance structure and policy issues in developing countries.
  • Experience in working to increase CSOs’ technical capacity, financial management capability, and ability to engage with governments on policy reform.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations, policies, and procedures or those of an equivalently complex international government funding organization.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, and ethical management skills.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in Sinhala and/or Tamil is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft).

How to apply:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1504309

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Sri Lanka: Chief of Party, Sri Lanka Civil Society Organization Program

Organization: Winrock International
Country: Sri Lanka
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

Position Summary:

The Chief of Party (CoP) will be responsible for implementing a high-quality, results-oriented program focused on strengthening civil society organizations’ (CSOs) technical capacity, financial sustainability, and ability to constructively engage the public and the government as a key driver of reform in Sri Lanka. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party is responsible for overall project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of a high-quality program. S/he will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain relationships with project stakeholders (including government and private industry stakeholders, subgrantees and/or subcontractors); lead collaborative initiatives with private companies; and oversee the delivery of technical and financial reports to USAID.

  • Manage the Sri Lanka CSO Project which includes developing and overseeing annual planning; timely, high-quality implementation of activities; and monitoring and evaluation of project implementation and deliverables;
  • Oversee project budget and ensure that all financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations, Winrock policy, and USAID guidelines;
  • With support from field and home office staff, prepare and submit timely and accurate activity, financial, and procurement reports to USAID and Winrock;
  • Maintain close communication with USAID, reporting regularly for formal review sessions and providing ongoing, informal updates of program progress;
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and oversight to local partner NGOs;
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and information to national and local government ministries or officials;
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of organizational capacity development of local organizations, using tailored tools to ensure measurable outcomes and impact;
  • Ensure close coordination with other relevant initiatives;
  • Hire and supervise local project staff and annually evaluate their performance;
  • Represent the project and Winrock to USAID, local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the local business community;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Background:

Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as salient experience implementing civil society strengthening programming preferably in Sri Lanka/South or Southeast Asia. Specific experience and specialization in the areas of capacity building of CSOs, development of CSO networks, and supporting civil society advocacy and engagement in reform processes. Significant project management experience and leadership is highly desired.

Education: Master’s level degree required in international development, leadership, political science, or a relevant social science discipline.

Technical:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 8 years’ experience managing civil society strengthening and governance programming leading to policy reform and/or increased coordination and engagement between civil society and government. This would also include a minimum of 6 years’ of demonstrated managerial and/or team leadership experience.
  • Experience in the South or Southeast Asia is required, and Sri Lanka strongly preferred.

Management Experience:

  • Experience managing, to the highest ethical standards, international projects
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills in the management of complex, multi-activity programming, on time and on budget.
  • Financial management, budget design, and budget management experience.
  • Demonstrated success in motivating and supervising diverse teams of employees.
  • Experience in strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans.
  • Experience designing and implementing or overseeing monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Good track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations, including senior US and host country government officials, international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations.

Skills/Knowledge:**

  • Knowledge or understanding of policy reform processes, civil society strengthening and engagement, governance structure and policy issues in developing countries.
  • Experience in working to increase CSOs’ technical capacity, financial management capability, and ability to engage with governments on policy reform.
  • Experience in working effectively with local CSOs and governments to improve and expand partnerships and processes on policy reform.
  • Knowledge of US Government regulations, policies, and procedures or those of an equivalently complex international government funding organization.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, conflict, and ethical management skills.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in Sinhala and/or Tamil is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft).

How to apply:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1504297

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Turkey: Food Security & Livelihoods Cluster Co-Coordinator

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

Job Title: Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster Co-Coordinator
Department/Country: Turkey/N. Syria
Position Type: Full-time
FLSA: Exempt
Job Location: Antakya or Gaziantep, Turkey
Reports To: Head of Programming
Supervises: FSL Cluster Information Management Officer (CRS)

About CRS:

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

CRS Background and Context:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) began its operations in Turkey in response to the growing humanitarian needs of vulnerable populations in Northern Syria and refugees in Turkey. In Northwest Syria, CRS is working through its partner DAR to provide assistance in immediate lifesaving support as well as slowly paving the way for transitional development initiatives to meet medium to long term needs of vulnerable families inside Syria. Through programs funded by USAID/FFP, USAID/OFDA, GAC/IHA (Canada), and other private donors, CRS has developed a wide reaching portfolio of programs to support the immediate food and NFI needs of IDPs and host communities in NW Syria through a collection of in-kind, voucher and cash modalities. The DAR team in Syria is also implementing a number of other emergency response and early recovery projects focusing on Agriculture, WASH, Shelter and Psycho-social support. In addition to programming inside Syria, CRS is working through a network of partners in Turkey to implement formal and informal education and psycho-social activities for refugee children and youth. CRS/Turkey currently holds a main office in Antakya/Hatay.

FSL Cluster Background and Context:

Following a mission by the global Food Security Cluster to Gaziantep and Antakya in April 2013, including intensive consultations with various humanitarian actors, it was determined that technical and coordination support would add great value to ongoing efforts in the Food Security and Livelihood (FSL) sector. The Global Food Security Cluster has since deployed a coordinator seconded from FAO and an Information Management Officer to provide contextualized coordination solutions and sector support to FSL actors in Southern Turkey. In February 2015 the Cluster system was officially activated in Turkey by the IASC principals. The FSL Cluster is chaired by the global FSC chairs (WFP-FAO), with an NGO nominated by the NGO Forum as the Co-Chair. CRS has been selected in January 2017 to take over the co-lead for the coming period.

Primary Role:

The FSL Cluster Co-Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that FSL Cluster is implementing proportionate, appropriate, and timely responses that are cost-efficient. The FSL Cluster Co-Coordinator works in close coordination and harmony with the other FSL Cluster Co-Coordinator (FAO/WFP) and implementing member organizations (IMOs).

The Co-Coordinator liaises very closely with Cluster members, Donors, OCHA, the Inter-sector working group and relevant bodies/groups to ensure a direct link with the response and planning. The Cluster Co-Coordinator shall be based in Antakya or Gaziantep (with frequent travel to both locations) and coordinates regularly with all coordination fora. In addition, the Co-Coordinator would also provide technical recommendations, best practices and quality standards in the areas of Food security and Livelihoods, humanitarian principles, and market-based modalities including the use of cash and vouchers.

The Co-Coordinator will report directly to the CRS/Turkey Head of Programming and will also be responsible for supervising the Information Management Officer/support officer (CRS employee).

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring the inclusion of key humanitarian partners within the cluster coordination mechanism through:

  2. Identifying key humanitarian partners for the FSL cluster, respecting their existing mandates and program priorities;

  3. Ensuring appropriate coordination with all humanitarian partners (especially with Syrian, Turkish and international NGOs; the UN agencies, the Red Crescent Movement, and other international organizations active in the sector) as well as with national authorities and local structures (if applicable);

  4. Establish/maintain appropriate cluster coordination mechanisms, including working groups at the national, international (WoS) and if necessary, local level in close collaboration with the other Cluster co-coordinators and Lead and co-lead agencies;

  5. Fully integrate the IASC’s agreed priority cross-cutting issues, namely human rights, HIV/AIDS, age, gender and environment, utilizing participatory and community-based approaches into all relevant initiatives and responses. In line with this, promote gender equality by ensuring that the needs, contributions and capacities of women and girls as well as men and boys are addressed;

  6. Ensuring the complementarity of the various stakeholder’s actions;

  7. Promoting emergency response actions considering the need for early recovery planning as well as prevention and risk reduction concerns;

  8. Ensuring effective links with other clusters (also with OCHA support);

  9. Representing the interests of the FSL cluster in discussions with the DRHC on prioritization, resource mobilization and advocacy;

  10. Act as focal point for inquiries on the cluster’s response plans and operations.

  11. Provide access to Arabic language translation during the cluster meetings and cluster communications and products.

  12. Co-lead emergency preparedness and contingency planning amongst Cluster member agencies

  13. Coordinate emergency funds (ERF, Pooled funds)

§ Advocate for FSL fund and partners’ priorities within the emergency fund;

§ Ensuring that a neutral and inclusive Cluster review committee formed by FSC members is set up for proposal review and recommendation.

  1. Deliver strong coordination and information sharing during emergency responses within the cluster, including the identification of gaps and the updating of sector response plans; lead efforts to collect up-to-date information to provide an accurate picture of food security and livelihoods so that the cluster and member agencies can design appropriate and high quality responses.

  2. Development, revision, dissemination and application of technical standards and best practices;

  3. Ensure that adequate verification and reporting mechanisms are in place to measure progress against implementation plans and sector objectives. Specifically, this will include:

  4. Ensuring adequate monitoring mechanisms are in place to review impact of the sector and progress against implementation plans to include an analytical interpretation of best available information in order to benchmark progress of the emergency response over time; i.e. use of monitoring indicators (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity and cost) of interventions, which are derived from working towards meeting standards (mentioned in point 4);

  5. Ensuring regular and adequate reporting against cluster indicators of intervention progress and impact (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity and cost), to include a sector gaps analysis;

§ Ensuring effective information sharing (with OCHA support), with due regard for age and gender desegregation;

  • Liaison with Cluster Chair agencies to develop a comprehensive gaps analysis for Syria based on the information collected by the Turkey Food Security and livelihoods Custer.

  • Provide a forum for advocacy and resource mobilization which includes:

§ Advocating with donors to fund Cluster partners to carry out priority activities in the sector concerned, while at the same time encouraging cluster partners to mobilize resources for their activities through their usual channels.

  • Identification of core advocacy concerns, including resource requirements, and contribute key messages to broader advocacy initiatives of the DRHC and other actors;

  • Strengthen the capacity of humanitarian actors through training and capacity investment through:

  • Promoting and support training of humanitarian personnel and capacity building of humanitarian partners;

  • Supporting efforts to strengthen the capacity of the national/local partners and civil society.

  • Supporting the national/local partners with bilateral meeting.

  • Supervision and coaching:

§ Directly supervise and provide effective coaching, mentoring and support to the Information Management Officer

§ Ensure adherence to the CRS Performance Management System, including high quality Performance and Development plans, self-appraisals and assessments.

§ Seek opportunities to support the professional development and advancement of direct reports through external and internal trainings, acting coverage, TDYs, on-the-job learning opportunities and other mechanisms.

Qualifications and Experience:

Requirements:

  • Academic background and advanced degree in Humanitarian Studies, Agriculture, Community Development, Natural Resource Management or closely related discipline.
  • At least three years of practical experience with an international development organization, managing agricultural/livelihoods projects under complex operating environments similar to Syria (preferable MENA region).
  • Good/Excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC) /Cluster system/IASC references/FSC guidelines.
  • Excellent technical understanding and experience in the FSL sector, particularly in emergency contexts.
  • Proven coordination and relationship building skills.
  • Strong analytical, information management and presentation skills.
  • Good IT skills, including strong knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and training skills and a track record of building/developing cohesive teams.
  • Strong knowledge of household livelihood security framework, value chains methodology and market-based approaches to working with poor populations.
  • Excellent English language skills (written and spoken), with good knowledge of Arabic (spoken and written) a distinct advantage

Desirable:

  • Experience coordinating Sector or multi-agency working groups
  • Experience of working in Syria (MENA region)
  • Arabic speaker

CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Catholic Relief Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply:

Apply online: http://bit.ly/2jDHkJ8

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United States of America: Program Officer-Tunisia, MENA

Organization: International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 04 Mar 2017

Location: Virginia
Division: Program Management
Status: VA-Based Full Time
Position Number: 17:034

Project Description:

IFES is implementing a program to provide technical assistance to electoral stakeholders as well as public outreach for various groups including marginalized populations. The program is a multi-funder, multi-project portfolio including both USG and non-USG donors.

The Program Officer is an intermediate professional position at IFES providing tactical support to the program division. Specific duties will include development, technical, administrative and financial management support and oversight. This position will primarily start with supporting projects in Tunisia.

Responsibilities:

· Serve as primary interface with Country Directors and local staff to implement projects.

· Achieve project requirements within budget, established time frame,standards of quality, and funder satisfaction.

· Assist with preparing budgets, review and approve field expense reports,wire requests, vendor and consultant payments etc.

· Responsible for critical review and reporting of project financials in partnership with Finance team. Track project activities in line with budget,forecasting and evaluation of burn rate.

· Establish, maintain, and develop productive working relationship with field staff, subordinates, consultants at large, and other departments within IFES HQ.

· Assist with program design, knowledge of IFES systems, tools for project implementation and monitoring.

· Work with Monitoring and Evaluation team to design/determine program indicators, assist with monitoring to ensure activities are meeting indicators.

· Contribute to knowledge management and thought leadership.

· Troubleshoot project problems, identify and implement creative solutions.

· Monitor pending IFES grant/contract actions and coordinate timely action and response.

· Travel to field office to assist with project activities as needed.

· Participate in proposal development/new initiative process.

· Encourage professional developmental of junior program staff. Evaluate performance of supervisee(s), and provide constructive feedback and proactive management. Provide feedback on project team and project performance.

· Work with HR to source and recruit critical talent.

· Support the process of designing and implementing subawards and monitor progress including reviewing deliverables. Work with Contracts and Grants to ensure timely acquisition and delivery of commodities.

· Contribute, coordinate, and ensure the quality of monthly/quarterly reports.

· Provide input into annual workplans, PMPs, and other programmatic reports.

· Work with Contracts and Grants to ensure timely acquisition and delivery of services.

· Other duties as assigned.

POSITION SCOPE: Provide varied support functions and perform moderately complex job duties requiring knowledge of proposal development, program management, donor interface, and research and development initiatives. Contribute to program planning, development and management. Familiarity with IFES tools, methodology and best practices. Manage work activities with internal and external partners to assure achievement of assigned objectives. Performance and outcomes are subject to management oversight.

DECISION MAKING/PROBLEM SOLVING: Multi-factor decision-making requiring research and analysis, subject to supervisory guidance. Verify and analyze facts, consult with other departments as needed, then implement solutions based on knowledge of procedures, logic, and sound judgement. Initiate contact with staff in other departments to exchange detailed, substantive information and coordinate activities necessary to achieve work goals.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Participate in project budget planning and perform processing, recording and reporting of financial transactions, including field expenses etc., in compliance with IFES policies and procedures. Critical review and reporting of project financials in partnership with Finance.

RELATIONSHIPS: Develop and maintain collaborative relationships, which require highly-developed interpersonal skills, involving active listening, creativity and problem solving, to assure desired outcomes. Develop opportunities to improve working relationships and work outcomes with internal and external partners.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervise entry level positions. Participate in planning and implementing work activities with internal and external partners.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in international relations, political science, international development preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 4 years of overall work experience in the international development sector with NGO experience a plus. 5+ years of experience ideal. Experience with budget management and oversight of large single project or multiple small projects. Supervisory experience a plus.

Related Skills or Knowledge: Experience with program design and project management. Knowledgeable on USAID and non-US based grant and contract proposals, regulations, and procedures. Familiarity with USAID and non-US structure and personnel as well as other international donors. MENA Regional experience; knowledge with Tunisia a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: English required. Proficiency in French and/or Arabic language a plus.

TRAVEL: Travel up to 10% of time.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Standard office work environment, with occasional field travel. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

How to apply:

You must go to http://www.ifes.org to the Careers section and apply online. Applications are only accepted in this way. Make sure you upload all papers together (e.g. resume, cover letter, application, etc). Resumes will only be reviewed and accepted for consideration if submitted through our Careers page.

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Somalia: FIRST AID FIELD OFFICER

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.

FIRST AID FIELD OFFICER – GAROWE

The First Aid Field Officer (Somalia-based resident/national position) will be responsible for implementing First Aid programs and health activities in his/her assigned area of responsibility (AoR). He/she will be based in Garowe with frequent travel within his/her AoR. He/she will perform the following duties:

Main Responsibilities:

· Contributes to the set-up, design, implementation and monitoring of the First Aid program in line with the developed framework;

· Facilitates and provides First Aid training;

· Provides solutions to problems related to First Aid and health to the supervisors;

· Works in partnership with other members of the ICRC Health team in Somalia;

· Works in collaboration with Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) First Aid trainers during joint trainings;

· Monitors war wounded situations and provides assistance in areas of conflict in the assigned area;

· Requests orders for first aid supplies, monitors stocks and reorders stock in a timely manner;

· Assists in updating First Aid training data;

· Liaises and attends regular meetings with Health authorities and Humanitarian Organisations working in the medical and nutrition fields in the assigned area;

· Interprets and translates during meetings or of any medical related article/document when required;

· Follows up and reports on health emergencies in the assigned area;

· Develops a comprehensive list of the hospitals and facilities in the assigned area;

· Identifies and conducts needs assessment for support during emergencies;

· Develops and maintains a network of contacts and a list of interlocutors;

· Actively participates in the collection and analysis of statistical data in relation to the First Aid program;

· Provides written reports with recommendations of First Aid training programs.

Minimum Requirements:

· Minimum university degree in Medicine, Nursing or related discipline;

· Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar field of activity;

· First Aid knowledge with a valid First Aid certificate;

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite;

· Excellent interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills;

· Excellent command of written and spoken English;

· Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels;

· Very good knowledge of political, social and cultural assigned environment.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application letter and curriculum vitae to the Head of Human Resources Department, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org. The Closing date is 15th February 2017. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.

NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

*Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.*

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Namibia: Technical Advisor for Surveillance and Epidemiology

Organization: RTI International
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 4,150 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our headquarters is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions

RTI is seeking a GHS Technical Advisor for Surveillance and Epidemiology who will support CDC Namibia in providing technical assistance, support and training to the Namibia government to enhance and build the epidemiologic and surveillance capacity of the government’s workforce and systems in order to detect, characterize and transparently report emerging biological threats at the earliest possible moment. Support will primarily be focused on improving the accurate and rapid collection, interpretation, identification and dissemination of information of emerging and reemerging diseases in accordance with the overall operational objectives of the CDC Global Health Security Agenda within the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) and in accordance with the International Health Regulations of 2005 (IHR). In addition to supporting DGHP Namibia program activities involving surveillance and epidemiology and providing technical input into the analysis, interpretation, and use of surveillance data for policy making, the contractor will support the CDC Namibia surveillance team in training public health leaders in the use of epidemiological surveillance. Training services will include providing mentorship services to four senior level selectees for the existing CDC funded Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) on related surveillance projects. This service position requires working closely with CDC funded Government partners, including the Namibia Ministry of Health (MOH) and the related public health institutes to implement projects supporting the development of surveillance systems.

Qualifications:

· Doctorate level degree (MD or PhD) with post-graduate training in field epidemiology

· Master’s level degree in epidemiology

· Five years post-graduate work in public health, public programs or related area

· At least three years international experience with progressive responsibility in Surveillance, Epidemiology

· Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing)**.**

How to apply:

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to globalhealthresearch@rti.org. Please use Technical Advisor for Surveillance and Epidemiology (Namibia) in the subject line.**

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South Africa: Projects Coordinator – Militarisation, Securitisation and Violence Against Women

Organization: WoMin
Country: South Africa
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

WoMin is an African gender and extractives alliance. We work with more than 50 allies in 14 countries across East, Southern and West Africa. WoMin’s main mission is to support the building of women’s movements to challenge destructive extractivism and propose development alternatives that respond to the majority of African women’s needs

WoMin seeks to fill the following vacancy ideally based in Johannesburg or based in any other

country in the region with the incumbent working remotely:

Projects Coordinator – Militarisation, Securitisation and Violence Against Women

To strengthen the capacity of African civil society organisations in five countries, and sub-regional and regional governance institutions to undertake an integrated women-centered and women-led response to the systemic problem of repression and violence, and most specifically violence against women, related to extractives industries and mega-development projects.

Principal duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Leading exploratory work, a mid-term project review and scaled up organising efforts in five countries

· Regional and international networking, lobbying and campaigns development

· Systematising and consolidating research, developing resource materials and generally advancing new knowledge and perspectives on VAW from a structural feminist perspective and

· Contributing to the organisation’s internal processes and projects.

The Projects Coordinator must be a woman activist with:

· A minimum of four to six years’ experience in two of the following content areas: extractives, violence against women, human rights, militarisation/peace work

· At least four years’ experience in programmes/projects development, management and coordination

· An established history of conceptualising, overseeing and managing research projects

· The proven ability to write reports, concept notes and proposals, and analytical pieces

· Experience in participatory meeting and training methodologies

· A minimum four year track record of fundraising and donor management

· Proven experience working in and navigating the dynamics and politics of complex networks, movements and/or alliances

· A history of concrete support to organising and movement-building

· A record of tangible work to advance women’s rights

· Ability to travel regionally and internationally on a regular basis

· Fluency in written and spoken English

· The ability to work in a team, meet deadlines, problem-solve with others, and work with full accountability to peers, alliance members and the WoMin Director

Desirable:

· Experience working sub-regionally/regionally Fluency in written and spoken French, Portuguese and/or Swahili

How to apply:

WoMin is very committed to recruiting a black African woman with origins in East, West or Central Africa, and would prioritise this as a criteria in their recruitment process.

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za *and email your application by Friday 17th February 2017 to* tracy@actionappointments.co.za

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Iraq: OCHA-Civil-MilitaryCoordination Officer-P3-Erbil, Iraq

Organization: CANADEM
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 08 Feb 2017

CANADEM is seeking seasoned professionals with previous relevant experience with Civil-Military coordination who are available for an immediate deployment to Erbil, Iraq as a seconded expert with the OCHA for a 3 month contract.

Background

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is complex and deepening. It has been designated as a system-wide Level 3 emergency by the IASC since August 2014. Two years after ISIL began taking territory in Iraq, the crisis continues to accelerate and deteriorate as the Counter-ISIL Coalition military operations regain territory. Over 10 million people are estimated to need some form of humanitarian assistance and protection, double the amount in 2015; of these, some 3.2 million are internally displaced persons spread across the country in some 3,800 locations; another one million have returned home, many to areas which are partially or fully destroyed. The military campaign to retake Mosul city from ISIL commenced on 17 October. There are grave concerns for the women and men, girls and boys caught up in what could become, the single largest and most complex humanitarian crisis in the world in 2016. The Iraq operation remains underfunded and human resources remain insufficient in terms of numbers and expertise to ensure a timely, predictable and well-planned response to the escalating situation.

The OCHA office in Iraq was re-established in 2014 following the rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation. In the first year it operated largely through surge support; in 2015 significant progress was made in recruiting long-term staff and transitioning away from reliance on surge. However, the Mosul response will be of such a scale and complexity that the staffing structure requires temporary augmentation to prepare, manage expanded field operations, and ensure high quality reporting and public information is achieved on a near real-time basis, given the high-profile nature of the event. Beyond the Mosul offensive, though closely linked, other areas continue to be affected by tensions and ongoing hostilities.

Main tasks and duties to be executed

· Support the planning and undertaking of humanitarian access / security missions;
Ensure reporting on missions, including follow up activities, is undertaken in close collaboration with the HOC; Facilitate communication between the CMCoord cell and stakeholders and key interlocutors;

· Support the functioning of the Operational Working Group on a weekly basis;

· Undertake other tasks as may be requested by the Head of the CMCoord cell due to changes in the pace and development of the humanitarian operations.

Specific required skills (languages, experience, etc.)
Education
Advanced university degree (master’s degree of equivalent) in political science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering earth science or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of advance university degree.

Work experience

· A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management. Humanitarian experience in the field is required.
Language requirements:

· Fluency in oral and written Arabic and English is essential.

Others

Completion of the UN-CMCoord Course and UN-CMCoord Officers’ Course is highly desirable; ability to work in highly stressful working and living conditions an advantage. Previous experience in and good knowledge of country/region environment is an advantage.

How to apply:

If you have all of the above-mentioned skills, please register with CANADEM before contacting us. This can be done on our website at www.canadem.ca/register . Then send an email no later than the 8th of February, 11:59 pm EDT to pantiwa.naksomboon@CANADEM.ca with a Subject Line: “OCHA-Civil-Military Coordinator-Iraq” In your email, please include an updated resume, date of availability, your current location, and a phone number where we can reach you

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Bangladesh: Chief of Party

Organization: FHI 360
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Chief of Party

Description:

FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Chief of Party, COP, for an anticipated USAID project, Obirodh-Road to Tolerance, that is expected to a) research and understand the drivers of VE; b) partner with local organizations to pilot countering VE activities; c) challenge the narrative of VE organizations; and d) continuously evaluate and learn in order to improve interventions. The COP will be responsible for providing overall vision, leadership and guidance of the project and be the project’s main point of contact for USAID and all other stakeholders. The COP will also be responsible for overall project management and technical operations to ensure that the project tasks are completed and the objectives of the project are successfully met. It is expected that the Chief of Party will be located in Dhaka, Bangladesh with anticipated project-funded travel throughout the country. The position is contingent on funding.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Contractor’s team and serving as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding the day-to-day activity implementation and management matters relating to the contract.
  • Ensuring that all assistance provided under the contract is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed.
  • Managing and supervising the work of experts/personnel provided under the contract.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all activities under the contract.
  • Establishing appropriate monitoring mechanisms to ensure that activity progress and specific implementation concerns are regularly and promptly reported and that project objectives are met.
  • Managing the preparation and presentation of work plans, M&E plans, and quarterly performance reports.
  • Facilitate ongoing project learning and adaptive management.
  • Ensure that solid relationships are built and maintained between and among FHI 360 and sub-contractor project staff, USAID, and key local stakeholders and partners.

Qualifications:

  • At least 8 years of experience successfully managing complex international programs (implementation, logistics, budgeting, staffing) preferably those funded by USAID and those conducted in South Asia.
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience working on issues related to promoting tolerance, conflict mitigation, countering violent extremism, conflict analysis and research, youth participation and development, and/or civil society strengthening.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) from an accredited university in a relevant field required.
  • Demonstrated success across the whole range of project management responsibilities including: strategic program planning; work planning and budgeting; financial, administrative, contractual management and oversight.
  • Demonstrated successes in relationship management with multiple clients; oversight of program monitoring and evaluation; and documentation of results for USAID-funded programs.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in English; fluency in Bengali preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills with demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations, as well as mentor national staff.
  • Past representational experience with host governments, other donors, and civil society and demonstrated success with inter-agency coordination and joint programming.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning, staff development and capacity building experience
  • Strong analytical capacity

Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to apply:

https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/18174/chief-of-party/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=557&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

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Lebanon: Regional Representative, Middle East & North Africa region

Organization: Norwegian Red Cross
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

The Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement is composed of 190 national societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. It is the largest network of humanitarian actors in the world, with 100 million members and volunteers. The Red Cross in Norway has 130000 members and close to 30000 volunteers carrying out activities in 400 local branches.

Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross) is a member of the world wide Red Cross Movement working in the fields of relief and assistance and the development of sister Red Cross societies. Norwegian Red Cross has established regional- and country representations, to ensure proximity to key partner Red Cross / Red Crescent societies as well as donors and international partners.

We are now seeking a Regional Representative for Middle East & North Africa region to be based in Beirut, Lebanon.

The Regional Representative is the main responsible for NorCross engagement in the MENA region. He/she liaises with partners and stakeholders on an overall, strategic and operational level, supporting the Country Managers in their partner dialogue when necessary. The Regional Representative ensures the regional operationalization of the international strategy, and approves the country portfolios. The Regional Representative is the Team Leader of the regionally based field team, ensuring a good team relationship and a functional division of labor and tasks within the team. The Regional Representative is responsible for delivering annually on strategic and operational commitments and financial obligations.

The position reports to the Head of Programmes of Norwegian Red Cross, based in Oslo.

Main responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the extended management group. Lead regional strategic processes. Oversee, guide and support country specific security framework implementation
  • Ensure a functional division of tasks and efficient use of resources. Provide guidance and support to NorCross staff in the region. Enable the team’s participation and involvement in the thematic networks
  • Lead and oversee the recruitment processes for positions in the region
  • Oversee the development of the annual budget for the regional portfolio, including office budgets, in line with the overall budget process. Requests changes to approved budget to HQ when necessary
  • Approve applications and reports from the region according to given guidelines. Support reporting and application processes in the countries under his/her responsibility
  • Maintain communication vis-à-vis the Norwegian authorities and international donors, such as ECHO, and other relevant actors
  • Develop and maintain a good cooperation with NorCross partners in the region; NS, Federation and ICRC on an overall level
  • Be a spokesperson on behalf of NorCross towards media for the Region.
  • Participate actively in Disaster Task Force as per established procedures and travel to disaster-affected areas within the region upon need

Qualifications and Personal Skills we are looking for:

  • A Master degree in social or political science, extensive and relevant field experience can compensate for the lack of a relevant university degree
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience, minimum 5 years of leadership experience
  • Experience in conflict contexts. At least 5 years field experience in a humanitarian operation
  • Experience in strategy development/implementation, finance and risk management, people and performance management
  • In-depth knowledge in either Health, WASH or Organizational Change Management
  • Strong understanding of the socio-political situation of the region
  • Fluent written and oral English
  • Experience in working in the Middle East is an asset
  • Working proficiency in Arabic an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Red Cross Movement an asset
  • NorCross requires that all delegates have a valid driver licence (class B1)

We offer:

  • A meaningful job in the world’s largest humanitarian organization
  • Valuable field experience
  • Salary/benefits according to the Norwegian

How to apply:

Please visit this link to submit your application

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India: Senior Medical Advisor for Disease Outbreak – India

Organization: QED Group
Country: India
Closing date: 23 Feb 2017

To satisfy the overall objectives of CDC India and international collaboration responsibilities, the contractor will provide technical assistance, consultation and support services to the EBOLA response and recovery efforts in India. The contractor will provide assistance to CDC India in their subject matter expert role to the India government emergency/incident management system during the EBOLA EOC activation and emergency response operation. In this role the contractor will work closely with the emergency management development team leaders, the international task force leaders, host government team leaders, and in-country emergency management specialists to coordinate support activities designed to improve emergency management capacity in India.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in the CDC India Country Team emergency/incident management response as subject matter expert during the EBOLA EOC activation and response operation in India to support the efforts of the USG team in providing support to the India government to address and contain the disease outbreak.
  • Works closely with the Government of India’s emergency management leaders, the international task force leaders, and in-country emergency management specialists to coordinate support activities designed to improve emergency management capacity in India.
  • Assesses India’s public health emergency management programs for compliance with established public health and emergency management standards and provides expert consultation the Government of India and other partners for improving and demonstrating such compliance.
  • Represents the emergency management capacity development function at public health emergency management meetings. Establishes and maintains strong and effective working relationships with the Government of India, and program personnel from international agencies to facilitate awareness and support for emergency planning, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
  • Facilitates, mentors, and/or provides public health emergency management capacity development support directly to the India government and Ministry of Health for activities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Emergency operations management and administration

  • Emergency management system policy development and implementation to support work in-country (e.g., strategic planning for overall country work, transition planning from response to longer term capacity development)

  • Emergency management operational, planning, logistical, and financial functions

  • Public information/emergency risk communications

  • Situational awareness activities

  • Safety and risk management functions

  • Liaison coordination

  • Emergency management system training considerations

  • Collaborate with CDC India in assisting the India government in the coordination of the identification of emergency management support needs across India and potential sources for meeting those needs.

  • Identifies, tracks, and provides recommendations to enhance an impacted country’s incident management structure.

  • Provides input to planning activities such as the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and status reports such as Situation Reports (SITREPs). Reviews IAP’s, recommends emergency management goals and objectives, identifies response capability limitations, and recommends proposed tactics for coordinating response activities.

  • Provides weekly detailed updates on India’s progress towards improving emergency management capacity to the CDC Director and the DGHP India Lead. Updates are compiled and sent to CDC Atlanta to notify CDC leadership of concerns and highlights of India’s progress in emergency management capacity development.

  • Participates in the weekly Emergency Management Coordination Call which allows CDC Atlanta based staff to respond to and support the CDC India office during the emergency.

  • Prepares input for response reports, slides, and other materials as required.

  • Travel to Mumbai and Jaipur, India and Lahore, Pakistan to collaborate with India government and partners from other international agencies on identifying emergency management support needs and improving emergency management capacity.

Qualifications

  • Medical Degree
  • Experience in senior advisory positions. Specific skills include the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and succinctly, to work cooperatively in a team environment and support different working styles, to quickly and effectively resolve problems and make recommendations.
  • Knowledge of emergency management principles, response operations, public health practices, and the fundamentals of establishing a national level emergency management system or a Ministry of Health emergency operations center.
  • Skills associated with establishing an organization for response planning, conducting response management, providing logistical support, tracking resources, and coordinating policies and operations in a national level or a Ministry of Health emergency operations center. These skills are used to assist the host government in a response to a public health emergency event.
  • Ability to connect the use of the emergency management physical space, identified as an emergency operations center (EOC), with the management systems used to conduct or coordinate emergency operations through the use of emergency management functional staff.
  • Specific knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience with:

  • EOC and emergency response management, EOC administration, and event/emergency management system policies, protocols, and procedures.

  • Outbreak response planning and operations, gaining situational awareness, and managing outbreak information.

  • Resource management, logistic support, and finance considerations.

  • Evaluating a response environment and the options for dealing with it; experience in developing action plans (engaging in a planning function).

  • Initiating and monitoring a response (engaging in an operational function).

  • Making decisions about how to respond (engaging in a management function).

  • Acquiring resources to respond and an awareness of how to track resources (engaging in a logistical function and an administrative function).

  • Reporting activities to someone with authority either to seek direction or to account for their activities (engaging in a policy function).

  • Familiarity with:

  • Risk communications, environmental infection control communications, and the general flow of communication information.

  • Coordinating international cooperation and liaison support, and mobilizing international support for public health emergencies.

  • Coordinating medical services that include infrastructure, human resources, specimen transport, patient evacuation and care, medical equipment, and medical supplies.

  • Skills/experience in project management, data analysis, organizational development.

  • Understanding of the missions, policies, operations, resources and organizational structures of the key partners.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with a broad range of individuals, public health systems, sectors and agencies.

  • Language proficiency in Hindi preferred

  • Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (speaking, reading and writing).

How to apply:

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Go to https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1301/senior-medical-advisor-for-disease-outbreak—india/job
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Attach your resume.
  4. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  5. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D. be considered

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South Africa: Senior Groundwater Specialist

Organization: Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute
Country: South Africa
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

The Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is a newly established regional center of excellence on groundwater hosted by the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa on behalf of and under the strategic guidance of the SADC Secretariat, Directorate of Infrastructure and Services – Water Division, in Gaborone, Botswana.

SADC-GMI (www.sadc-gmi.org) based in Bloemfontein South Africa, has three exciting vacancies available:

Senior Groundwater Specialist

To provide technical support to the Director of the SADC-GMI and SADC Member States to coordinate and facilitate the design and implementation of (research, development, capacity building etc.) programmes in line with the strategic mandate of the GMI.

This post requires high level technical understanding of groundwater management. The Incumbent reports to and is accountable to the SADC-GMI Director.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

· Supporting the SADC-GMI Director in the development and operation of the SADC-GMI

· Developing and overseeing projects, programmes, courses and other activities to move forward groundwater management in the SADC region

· Providing strategic support with regard to policy direction, including alignment of operations to strategic outputs and assisting with the interpretation of the mandate of the SADC-GMI into strategic objectives

· Driving capacity building and groundwater management programmes of the SADC-GMI in line with the strategic business plan

· Serving on the senior management team of SADC-GMI to set policy, define objectives, developing marketing and operational plans
Assisting in the collection and analysis of groundwater related data as well as the creation and operation of databases and knowledge management platforms

· Initiating, managing and supervising the SADC-GMI’s technical groundwater projects and programmes

· Drafting terms of reference and funding proposals for research projects and programmes

· Developing and maintaining relationships with SADC member representatives and relevant institutions, and establishing the reputation of the SADC-GMI

· Liaising with international, SADC based organizations and governments on capacity building and support initiatives

The ideal Senior Groundwater Specialist must meet the following criteria:

· A Masters or PhD. level degree in groundwater, hydrogeology, geohydrology, natural resource management, water resources or related field

· At least 10 years of working experience in groundwater or natural resources management or related fields with recognized technical expertise

· Experience with work and travel in SADC member states is an asset

· Excellent computer skills, including MS office programs (MS Excel/MS Word/MS Project)

· Excellent knowledge of English (writing, reading and speaking)

· Fluency in SADC Languages (French, or Portuguese) is desirable

How to apply:

View the full job descriptions and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za *and email your application by Friday 17th February 2017 to* tracy@actionappointments.co.za

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Turkey: Team Leader

Organization: Maram Foundation
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

T**he Maram Foundation for Relief and Development (Maram) is a non-profit organization, founded by American-Syrian activists with the aim of alleviating the suffering of people in need, since its inception to date the foundation had delivered lifesaving aid**and development**al projects to hundreds of thousands of Syrian IDPs and refugees along with host committees. For more information please visit our website** [**http://maramfoundation.org/* **

Vacancy Ref. no: MF-HR/17-020 *

Team Leader **

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

1. He/she strives to improve organizational effectiveness by showing exemplary leadership and maintaining the organization’s financial activities.

  1. He/she is also responsible for staff welfare by providing all their needs, and ensuring a conducive work environment for enhanced production and delivery.

  2. The individual holding this post is expected to develop strategies that will meet the organization’s goal, and to supervise daily activities of workers for the growth of the organization, making necessary observations on the job and suggesting solutions to emerging problems.

  3. Operations team leaders have a good understanding of the needs of each staff working under them and communicate these needs to management to ensure that all required items are provided for to ensure successful operations.

  4. The leader plays the role of a supervisor and evaluates every aspect of work done by the operations team and certifies productions

  5. He/she also handles issues relating to logistics in the department, and gives detailed account to management.

  6. team leaders work in diverse places and perform various duties.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor degree in any study area;

  2. Previous experience in relief and development preferably in an international organization;(at least +3 )

  3. Depending on which specialty (community health, protection, psycho-social support) appropriate field experience and study area.

  4. Ability to work independently and identify innovative and promising social initiatives;

  5. Sound understanding of Project Cycle Management;

  6. Arabic and Turkish are required; English is a refer

  7. Previous leadership experience and familiarity with referral mechanisms and/or case management. 8. Previous experience with outreach and mobile teams.

  8. A motivating leader who is able to guide outreach workers on difficult cases, but also help the outreach workers advance themselves such as recommending training materials, study materials etc. Good reporting skills (preferably in English or Turkish)**

*** Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Interested candidate are kindly requested to send CV via-email to cv@maramfoundation.org before 20 Februray 2017 and include the Vacancy Reference number in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.**

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Iraq: GBV TECHNICAL OFFICER

Organization: Women Rehabilitation Organization
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 11 Feb 2017

GBV TECHNICAL OFFICER

NGO DESCRIPTION

Founded in 2003, Women Rehabilitation Organization (WRO) is a non-profit, non-government and independent organization dedicated to working towards the protection and advancement of women’s and child rights and the engagement of men through service provision for all members of societies across Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). WRO supports the needs of Syrian refugee, Iraqi IDP, and Kurdish women, men, and children in prevention and response to sexual/gender based violence (SGBV) and increasing their access to quality economic, protection, food, health, education, shelter and legal services. Furthermore, WRO’s work aims to increase the social, political, economic participation of women in all aspects of society though capacity development projects that promote the economic and political participation of women.

WRO has over a twelve year history of collaborative work at the national, regional and international level working with organizations such as the UNHCR, UNIDO, UNOPS, UNFPA, IRC, the Global Fund, WVI, Women for Women International, Global Medic, German Government, ASODH, UN Women, WFWI, Japan Government, DRC, NDI, LWF, IRI, German Government, Global Affairs Canada, US Embassy regional reconstruction and Provincial teams and the Iraqi Civil Society Program Organization. WRO has delivered over 45 projects focused on psychological MHPSS and physical health, formal and non-formal education, capacity building, protection, wash, legal, advocacy, livelihoods, political and economic participation, voter and democratic awareness, stabilization and reconstruction. WROs efforts have shed light locally and internationally through awareness raising and advocacy on many important issues such as mainstreaming gender based violence GBV across all sectors, sexual violence in conflict SVC, and other issued related to marginalized groups rights in Iraq through initiatives that directly impact tens of thousands of families each year. In partnership with UN agencies, international organizations and governmental bodies, WRO has been able to meet the needs of Syrian refugee, IDP, host communities by providing them with lifesaving services and developmental support services. WRO supports women, men, and children in communities across Iraq to reclaim their lives and start anew with hope and dignity in camp, urban, and rural settings.

As WRO is seeking to hire a GBV technical Officer to Coordinate the Gender Based Violence programming component and in particular activities to be realized in and around the established static centers (SC) in the Duhok and Ninawah governorates- Iraq, coaching and supervising social worker and case managers and other project staff.

Position reports directly to Project Manager and Head of Programs/ Senior management

Location Based: Dohuk, Kurdistan, Iraq

Start Date: ASAP

JOB DUTIES:

· Work on a holistic GBV programme to be implemented in and around static centers in the areas of the project in Duhok and Ninawah governorates targeting SGBV survivors or at risk of violence.

· Work on guidelines for the implementation of GBV activities in and around the project static centers.

· Strengthen linkages between different components of WRO GBV interventions.

· Realize and write reports and provide inputs on GBV gaps and trends and for technical sections for project proposal.

· Represent WRO at relevant stakeholder and technical meetings in GBV prevention including cluster technical working group on Gender Based Violence.

· Develop training materials for the facilitation of community members trainings and community dialogues, including but not limited to; SGBV prevention and response training, awareness sessions, FGD. Also it requires to work in consultation with key informants from the community as well.

· Work on guidelines for the implementation of GBV activities in and around the project static centers.

· Provide technical support to maintain high quality program inputs and outputs in the Protection / GBV in program implementation

· Provide technical support to new program development, including assistance in conducting assessments, etc.

· Assign tasks & duties to Protection / GBV field staff regarding monthly work plans

· Manage and assist in implementation of work plans for GBV and protection related activities in coordination with the Project manager and/or Senior Program Manager.

· Conduct regular Field Visits on weekly basis to all project locations.

· Contribute practically and by bringing new ideas for improvement of service delivery at field

· Oversee, supervise and manage the performance of all project sits implementing GBV prevention activities including:

  • In center and outreach activities run by the Social Worker (SW) and other staff members in order to identify community members victims or at risk of violence and to provide information on services available.

  • To give more focus on GBV activities with the close coordination with field teams like MT for bringing improvement in GBV program of WRO.

  • Facilitation of community gender dialogues to prevent gender based violence in targeted sites.

  • Develop annual GBV prevention work plan

  • Monitor the implementation of GBV prevention work plan and produce quarterly reports.

· Provide up- to date technical programmatic support in GBV prevention strategies and advise WRO on how GBV prevention can integrated across other multi- sectoral platforms implemented through WRO.

· Document best practices lessons learned in implementing GBV integration activities in the project.

· Maintain flexibility to take any added responsibility as and when needed.

· Maintain flexibility to take any required work trips to WRO’s projects, or offices at other cities and/or villages within Kurdistan Region, and outside in Iraq

· Capacity building; is part and a parcel of the GBV technical officer responsibility:

A. Project Staff:

· Ensure the adoption of minimum standard required in and out centers were the activities are implemented.

· Build project staff capacity in the term of SGBV/GBV in single and integration activities.

· Provide clinical supervisions, coaching, mentoring, supervising to the staff involved in SGBV prevention and response activities.

· Building on the practice procedures in place.

· Provide regular internal trainings to the staff involved in SGBV prevention and response activities

B. Community members and local NGOs

· Provide trainings for community based trainers, Local NGOs staff on up- to date GBV prevention and response trends and practices.

REPORTING:

  • Check and provide final versions of qualitative monitoring tools on the base of the data provided by WRO Social Workers/ Case workers.
  • Provide monthly reports to be validated by the Project Manager and other internal reporting .
  • Provide quarterly reports to be validated by the Project Manager / Senior management to be presented to the donor.
  • Provide input and reports for particular GBV related issues and sections of project proposal.

PROFILE REQUIRED/PREFERRED

  • Female applicants / international applicants

  • Advanced degree in gender studies ,community Development, or public health,

  • At least 4 years professional work experiences, at least 2 of which should be in GBV prevention and response.

  • Experience as a trainer with a strong track record of implementing training strategies and programs and working with community members at the grassroots level.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with SGBV prevention and health sector response.

  • Understanding and commitment to GBV, Child Protection and Protection SoPs and guiding principles.

  • Significant knowledge of SGBV issues relating to the regional/local context.

  • Knowledge on how to conduct awareness sessions and FGSs.

  • Expertise in conducting SGBV Trainings.

  • Experience working with international donor funded programs.

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, outlook).

  • Ability to work unsupervised and as a team member

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT/REMUNERATION

Must be available to start immediately

· Employment term is for 10 months (possibility of extension)

· Salary: (In line with related International postings)

· 20 days paid holiday leave

· Accommodation provided in WRO guesthouse

· All work related transportation will be covered by the organization

How to apply:

Please submit CV and cover letter including earliest available start date and salary range expectations. to: womenrehabilitation1@gmail.com Subject Line: GBV Technical Officer_Your Name. Please note applications are accepted on a rolling basis.**

Thank you very much for your interest, as we are not able to reply to all applications, if your profile meets our needs we will keep in on file for future opportunities. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due time.

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Afghanistan: Emergency Project Manager

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization which provides assistance and protection to people affected by displacement due to conflict, disaster and climate change. Operating in Afghanistan since 2003, NRC has offices in 9 provinces Balkh, Faryab, Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, Khost, Kunduz, Nangarhar and Badghis and actively promotes humanitarian access in order to reach more people in need. We work with Afghan returnees, refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other displacement-affected communities to build resilience and reduce vulnerability through Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) education, livelihoods, shelter, WASH and emergency response programming.

The purpose of the Emergency Manager is to lead the different emergency response initiatives in the mission. The position includes management of the emergency technical support team, technical development of the emergency response, strategic direction and quality assurance and close coordination with the core competence specialists in their areas of expertise. Support the coordination of the Emergency Response Mechanism.

Job description

  • Develop emergency response strategy for the country
  • Ensure the quality and efficiency of NRC’s emergency response in Afghanistan
  • Responsible of the contingency planning and preparedness activities
  • Contribute to core competence strategies with emergency focus
  • Develop Macro LFA and guidance for proposals
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within Emergency response, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support
  • Ensure that key learning are extracted from Emergency response implementation, and incorporate them in emergency response and staff development processes
  • Ensure systematic training and build capacity of technical staff
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

    Qualifications

  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Minimum 4 years of Emergency Response expertise

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

  • Experience with Rapid/Emergency Response Mechanism (Management)

  • Knowledge of the Afghan context

  • Strong M&E background

  • Experience with cash as aid modality

  • Experience of direct implementation

  • All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.

We offer

  • Commencement: April 2017
  • Contract period: 12 months, with possibiliy of extention
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s International terms and conditions.
  • Duty station: Kabul, with frequent travel to the NRC field offices and emergency response sites throughout Afghanistan. This is an unaccompanied post/non-family duty station, with shared accommodation of moderate standard.
  • Due to high levels of insecurity, recreational and social facilities are very limited.
  • All international staff working in Afghanistan are obliged to pay income tax.
  • Medical certificate will be required before contract commencement.

How to apply:

For more information and how to apply go to : www.nrc.no/vacancies

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Cameroon: UN COORDINATEUR EAU, ASSAINISSEMENT ET HYGIENE (H/F) – CAMEROUN

Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: Cameroon
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Nous recherchons un Coordinateur Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène (H/F)

Contexte : Cameroun, basé à Yaoundé avec des déplacements fréquents sur Maroua et Batouri

Durée du contrat: 3 mois renouvelables, à pourvoir dès que possible

Le rôle : Sous la supervision du Directeur Pays, vous aurez pour mission de créer et structurer le département Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène (EAH).

Vos principales activités seront les suivantes :

Contribuer à la définition de la stratégie pays et des positionnements du département technique EAH.

Garantir la compréhension et le suivi par les équipes terrains de la situation en EAH et du contexte d’intervention. Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les autres secteurs techniques (SAME, SMPS, NUT).

Coordonner l’identification des besoins et la formulation des propositions de projets.

Contribuer à la prospection des bailleurs, réaliser les parties EAH des propositions de projets (WASH in Nut, WASH communautaire)

Accompagner la mise en œuvre, garantir la qualité et la redevabilité des projets et s’assurer du reporting des projets.

Deux projets sont en cours, un sur Batouri sur le renforcement des capacités communautaires et communales de gestion durable des ouvrages hydrauliques et un sur Maroua axé sur la WASH in Nut

Assurer la participation active d’ACF dans la coordination EAH nationale, les plates-formes techniques et développer des partenariats sectoriels.

Manager les équipes.

Le candidat : De formation supérieure dans le domaine de l’EAH, vous justifiez d’une expérience professionnelle significative de 2 ans dans le domaine de la coordination de programmes EAH. Vous disposez également d’excellentes compétences rédactionnelles dans le cadre des projets de développement/humanitaire et avez un sens de la diplomatie et de la communication développé.

Rigoureux, autonome et flexible, vous disposez d’une bonne capacité d’écoute et d’analyse.

La maîtrise du français (oral et écrit) est indispensable, l’anglais un atout.

Conditions :

Rémunération de 1800 à 2300€ bruts mensuels selon expérience

Prise en charge du transport, des frais de bouche et d’hygiène, hébergement collectif, mutuelle

How to apply:

Pour postuler, cliquez ici : http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/2417/Un-Coordinateur-Eau-Assainissement-et-Hygine-HF/

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Operations Support Officer – Humanitarian Leadership Academy

Organization: Save the Children UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

From £31,063 pa depending on experience

London with 50% international travel

24 months fixed term contract

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to join us as Global Operations Officer and help our network of Academy Centres. The aim is to set up an enabling environment that will help them deliver their mission to empower people throughout the region to prepare for and respond to crises.

The mission of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy is to enable people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries. The Academy works with the humanitarian sector and new partners from the technology industry, private sector and universities to help communities become more resilient in the face of disaster and give them the training and skills to respond to crises in their own countries. To find out more about the Humanitarian Leadership Academy and our work, please visit our website at: http://www.humanitarianleadershipacademy.org/

As Operations Support Officer you will work in close collaboration with the Global Academy Office (GAO) and work with our network of Centres to develop their capacity to deliver their core service activities as effectively and efficiently as possible. You will provide ongoing support services to established Academy centres. In addition you will:

  • Design and implement Academy Centre systems to support the delivery of the Academy Centre’s activities
  • Provide operational support and advice (direct / indirect) to the Centre Directors on all Academy Centre activities and projects, including on financial and grant management
  • Support the Learning and the Partnership and Project Officers to operationalise new initiatives and activities
  • Support the processing of the Centre’s expenditure, ensuring all invoices and expenses are processed and ensure all office space and IT systems are fit-for-purpose and administer the Academy’s Office Manual
  • Support the HR service provider on recruitment and on-boarding of the Academy Centre Office employees, secondees and other human resources.

To be successful you will have a BA/BS or above, or significant equivalent leadership experience, in a relevant subject. Patient, tactful and diplomatic you will be politically and culturally sensitive with experience working in middle or low income countries. In addition you will have:

  • Experience advising on or designing and implementing the management, administrative and financial processes necessary for a strong and successful organization
  • Proven experience and knowledge of budget and financial controls, and managing grants from institutional donors
  • A highly organized approach to work and proven ability to plan ahead and manage multiple priorities
  • The ability to present the most complex data in a clear and simple manner
  • High levels of personal resilience to thrive and create direction in a highly complex and networked environment.

As the Humanitarian Leadership Academy is kindly hosted by Save the Children, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: 19th February 2017

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website.

https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/operations-support-officer—humanitarian-leadership-academy-2983/3009/description/

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Head of Local Systems Change

Organization: Save the Children UK
Closing date: 05 Feb 2017

As part of the expansion of our senior team, we are looking for an ambitious and experienced individual to join our UK Programme Development & Quality Team as Head of Local Systems Change. You will lead a team in sustaining excellence in Save The Children’s established programmes and supporting innovation in new programmes.

Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our UK and Global Programmes department delivers humanitarian and development programmes, builds partnerships with institutional donors – including governments, multi-nationals and trusts – and drives lasting change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential. In the UK, our new strategy focuses on children in poverty and the early years, and on supporting children coming to the UK as a result of international conflict.

As Head of Local Systems Change you will lead two strands of work: innovative approaches to place-based systems leadership, and improving the capacity of local systems to support children arriving in the UK as a result of international conflict. You will work closely with our national delivery and policy teams to ensure our work has a tangible, sustainable and positive impact on children’s wellbeing in the UK and on the wider sector. You will provide strategic leadership to our Local Systems Change programmes based on in-depth insight into the sector and the needs of children, so that our programmes change children’s outcomes and influence practice across UK systems. In addition you will:

  • Ensure clear strategic vision and objectives for each programme and for scaling and sustainability

  • Develop and support fundraising and income-generating strategies for Local Systems Change programmes

  • Establish and sustain strong partnerships at a senior level with sector organisations and delivery partners

  • Represent our work on Local Systems Change, ensuring a high profile for our programmes, building capacity and influencing change within the sector.

To be successful you will be driven by a desire to make a difference for children growing up in poverty and those affected by international conflict. You will have extensive experience of senior management and leading high performing teams. Extensive experience of leading programme development and operations, with a very sound understanding of the principles of effective programmes, is essential. A credible leader with established positive relationships in the sector, you will be solutions focused and able to manage many competing priorities. You will also have excellent skills in partnerships, collaboration and influencing, including establishing and managing senior strategic partnerships and working with partners to drive through shared objectives. In addition you will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of place-based initiatives including innovative models in the UK and internationally, the theory and principles underpinning place-based systems change, and evidence about what is needed to make this work

  • Experience of working at a senior level in multi-agency partnerships and a strong understanding of policy, practice and effective approaches across children’s services

  • An understanding of the needs of children coming to the UK as a result of international conflict, and knowledge of the UK humanitarian sector including the legal and policy environment

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret and distil complex data

  • A track record of securing high levels of funding from a range of funders

  • The ability to travel frequently within the UK and to spend weekly time in London.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

For more information about this and other senior opportunities in the UK Programme Development & Quality Team, and details of how to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: Sunday 5th February at midnight

How to apply:

Please apply via the link below:
https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/head-of-local-systems-change-2955/2981/description/

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Senegal: International Child Safeguarding Director West & Central Africa

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 16 Feb 2017

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 3 years

The role

Making Save the Children safe for children is a global strategic objective for the entire organisation.

We have an aligned global Child Safeguarding strategy across the 17,000 strong employees within Save the Children International and our 30 plus member’s organisations which comprise of another 8,000 employees. In addition, Child Safeguarding is a core Strategic Initiative as part of our 2016-2018 strategy. This role sits as part of a team of regional International Child Safeguarding, one in each of our 5 regions.

At Regional and Country Office level, Child Safeguarding is underpinned by a global set of standards which are assessed annually as well as through KPI’s which are reported against on a quarterly basis. In addition, the region has been supported by internal and external audit processes which have identified areas which need to be strengthened.

This regional role will focus on enabling Country offices to develop and resource their own action plans in order to deliver on this challenging set of requirements. The post will provide oversight and technical expertise in issues requiring the reporting of and responding to any alleged Child Safeguarding breaches. This is essential in order to ensure that our people and our programmes are safe for children and fit for purpose.

This role will need to combine innovative capacity building and development with robust compliance and accountability as well as aspects of high level advocacy.

The role will also need to ensure that this work is embedded within and interconnected with the priorities of the Regional Leadership team and thus requires a post holder of seniority and depth of experience who will work with other senior colleagues from other high risk disciplines such as Fraud Prevention and Safety and Security.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job descriptions, be able to vary working hours accordingly and lead regional safeguarding responses.

Qualifications and experience

Education to degree standard with a professional qualification in a relevant field

Essential Experience

  • Deep experience of child protection/child safeguarding practice within developing/fragile countries
  • Leadership experience within an INGO, a complex large NGO, ministry or similar other organisation working with vulnerable communities and children or with similar experience within Save the Children
  • Strong track record of influencing and working in partnership with senior leaders and key influencers
  • Experience of working on investigations and or disciplinary investigations
  • Multi disciplinary experience of working successfully with senior managers in other parts of own/partner’s organisation to deliver major operational change with a track record of delivering results to high standards
  • Extensive experience of building personal internal and external networks at senior level.
  • Extensive experience of planning and undertaking training programmes/workshops in child protection/safeguarding at a range of levels (e.g. field workers, mangers, senior managers and decision makers)
  • Proven ability in terms of verbal communication and report writing in English language
  • Proven ability in terms of verbal communication, training and report writing in French language

Desirable Experience

  • Experience of leading and undertaking complex child protection/safeguarding investigations and or disciplinary investigations
  • Senior experience of a lead role in national/international advocacy or policy work either in the field of Child Protection/Safeguarding or Child’s Rights to achieve policy change
  • Experience of leadership, coordination and participation within professional networks
  • Evidence of professional expertise, personal development and learning in the field of child care
  • Experience of working within hostile and challenging environments
  • Experience of work related travel in challenging environments

Essential Skills

  • Inspirational people and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills
  • In depth understanding of children’s issues within developing countries
  • Demonstrable commitment to Children’s Rights
  • Ability to manage and maximise the benefits of cultural diversity
  • Self sufficient, pro active self motivating work styles
  • Ability to prioritise and deal with competing demands
  • Ability to provide long distance support and establish supportive relationships and networks
  • Ability to deliver results against demanding timetables and in the face of competing demands
  • Ability to travel and work within challenging environments
  • The resilience and personal circumstances to be able to travel within a region and to a lesser extent internationally, for an indicative minimum period of approximately 100 days a year, in some cases involving long journeys and often at short notice
  • Awareness of own strengths and weaknesses and evidence of commitment to self-managed personal development

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

Please apply in English or French using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: ‘Fsy.54390.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com

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Kenya: Technical Specialist – Nutrition (Maternity Cover)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Feb 2017

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Programme Development and Quality (PDQ) Team

LOCATION: Nairobi with frequent travel to the filed.

GRADE: 3 (Competitive Package)

POST TYPE: National

CONTRACT DURATION: 6 months

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE: The Technical Specialist – Nutrition, will lead the planning and implementation of the nutrition programme including development of high quality proposals and provision of high quality and timely technical support to the filed team with particular focus on SNS programme and current drought response. Working under the supervision of the Senior TS, h/she will work closely with the programme implementation team and ensure high quality programme implementation. S/he plays a leading role in capacity building of programme teams, partners and other local actors in Somalia/Somaliland in nutrition. The TS will also play a pivotal role in providing adequate technical and monitoring support to the programme teams to ensure technical quality throughout the project implementation cycle. She/he will work with other SCI teams to improve area level advocacy on child and maternal nutrition. Plays key representation role in front of donors and nutrition partners and as necessary participate in WASH forums and hence a WASH background is highly desirable.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Head of Health (solid line) and Senior Technical Specialist – Nutrition(dotted line)

Dimensions: Save the Children works in 9 regions of SOMALIA/SOMALILAND with a current staff of over 500 and annual expenditure of approximately US$ 50 million.

Staff directly reporting to this post: None

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Programme Development

· Provide high quality proposals related to nutrition for children, mothers and other priority groups in Somalia/Somaliland with particular focus on SNS consortium and drought response.

· Provide technical support to SCI teams in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating project activities

· Work with area teams to provide technical inputs to develop high quality concept notes and proposals related to nutrition as mandated under nutrition strategy

Technical Capacity Building and Support

· In close discussion with the Senior Nutrition Technical Specialist based in the field undertake regular frequent field visits to each programme areas to review programs and build field staff and implementing partner’s capacity in quality programme implementation.

· Build the humanitarian response capacity of fled team to be able to cope with the increasing severe drought of Somalia.

· Work with the STS to build technical capacity of the area teams and partners to produce top class donor reports.

· Support the Area team in identifying and addressing technical gaps in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of nutrition projects,

· Monitor the capacity building and community mobilization activities, advocacy sessions for quality assurance and prepare review reports with recommendations for continuous quality improvement in collaboration with MEAL team

· Support the area team to ensure child participation and community involvement in the project cycle management

Representation and Advocacy

· Work with other members of SCI including the communication manager to support Area/operations teams in developing local-specific advocacy strategies and messages in nutrition

· Attend monthly SNS TWG meeting in Nairobi and all SNS related meetings and respond promptly to all SNS related demands.

· Support Area teams as requested and build their capacity to lead representation and advocacy in technical, government and civil society fora within the Area, related to nutrition

· Represent Save the Children’s Somalia/Somaliland programme in external fora as delegated by STS

· Represent SCI in the nutrition cluster and related forums in Nairobi and Somalia the later as necessary.

· Support project managers in documenting best practices and lessons learned in the curse of the programme implementation.

· Represent SCI in WASH cluster meetings or of any WASH related forums in Nairobi.

Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation

· Undertake and lead rapid assessments in emergencies and standard surveys and generate quality assessment and survey reports

· Assist the Area teams through regular supervision and quality monitoring

· Support Area teams and partners to carry out regular monitoring to measure and report on achievement and progress towards project objectives and results.

· Organise periodic technical project review meetings with Area teams (programme/project managers) and consortium partners and internally share progress and action

· Carry out extensive field monitoring visits to document observations and experiences and share them with Area and PDQ teams and contribute for improvement of Programme quality

People Coordination and Support

· Work closely with quality programme and operations team in a matrix management environment for development and implementation of high quality projects in nutrition both in development as well as emergency situations

· Provide support and constructive feedback for learning and development and capacity building of relevant staff managing nutrition related programmes/projects in the areas

· Support the development of an organisational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors.

COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Applying Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others
  • Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise
  • Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team

Delivering Results

· Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources

· Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others

· Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision

· Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives

Innovating and Adapting

· Suggests creative improvements and better ways of working

· Seeks out and applies successful ideas from others to overcome challenges

· Shifts tasks, roles and priorities to perform effectively under changing or unclear conditions

· Applies lessons learned to enhance future ways of working

Communicating with Impact

· Conveys complex issues with clarity, brevity and confidence

· Promotes dialogue with key stakeholders through active listening and effective questioning

· Adapts communication style to maximise support and engagement

· Advises others on different approaches to influence key stakeholders

· Seeks out new methodologies for communication to engage new audiences

Networking

· Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice

· Gathers and distributes organisational intelligence Maintains and develops a range of contacts and keeps them informed

· Knows what is needed from contacts and what they need to benefit from the relationship too

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in Nutrition, social sciences or a related field. Additional training in child and maternal nutrition will be highly desirable.

  • Recommended a minimum of five years of relevant technical experience

  • WASH background and exposure will have a competitive advantage.

  • MPH is a huge plus.

  • Proven experience of developing and managing nutrition programmes in both development and emergency settings

  • Proven skills and experience in undertaking assessments and designing/writing quality technical proposals in the sector

  • Proven experience in programme development, project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation related to the sector including writing up high quality project/donor reports.

  • Work experience in consortium is highly desirable.

  • Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective nutrition projects in fragile and insecure environments, preferably in Somalia context and with International NGOs

  • Solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building of systems, staff, partners and other actors in nutrition

  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

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

  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets

  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in

  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner

  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required

  • Commitment to Save the Children values

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for. SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to

How to apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title and Vacancy Announcement No. SCI/SOM/06/17 on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent to Somalia.vacancies@savethechildren.org. For more information please visit www.somaliangoconsortium.org

Applications close on 9th February 2017

Disclaimer:

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

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Tunisia: Deputy Chief of Party, Community Resilience, Tunisia

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Tunisia
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Deputy Chief of Party, Community Resilience, Tunisia

Company Profile:
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Proposal Summary: **
The goal of the Community Resilience Activity (CRA), to be implemented in Tunisia, is to counter violent extremism strengthened in selected geographic areas. CRA will take a community-led approach to identify community needs and build community resilience. It will support communities in creating alternative pathways for youth within their communities to promote positive outcomes. Project activities will take place in Tunisia and are anticipated to last four years.

**Please note: Only Tunisian citizens are eligible for this position.

Position Summary:
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will oversee the effective and efficient operation of finance, office administration, human resource, security and logistics and procurement functions, ensuring these functions are fully aligned with programmatic priorities and objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight to administrative aspects of project including procurement, human resources, accounting, and IT systems.
  • Oversee the procurement of commodities, lease office space in line with USAID, contractor and U.S security regulations. Oversee grants and sub-contracts in compliance with MSI and USAID policies and regulations.
  • Track budgets and monitor expenditures, including travel expenditures.
  • Contribute to the overall program planning, monitoring, and reporting. Coordinate communication with project partners.
  • Work with the M&E officer to review and refine M&E plans and data collection tools and contributing to periodic reports.
  • Serve as Acting Chief of Party in his/her absence.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject such as development studies, business administration or a social science.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years professional experience in international development with at least four years of experience in leadership positions managing development project operations.
  • At least three years of experience managing operations and financial administration of USAID-funded projects.
  • Fluent in written and oral French and English. Fluency in Arabic desired.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

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Apply Here

How to apply:

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India: Emergency Response and Preparedness Consultant – India

Organization: QED Group
Country: India
Closing date: 23 Feb 2017

To satisfy the overall objectives of CDC India and international collaboration responsibilities, the contractor will provide technical assistance, consultation and support services to the EBOLA response and recovery efforts in India for emergency management activities (EM) including developing and strengthen preparedness and response skills. The contractor serves as a subject matter expert for public health emergency management capacity development and providing technical expertise, support and training in the implementation of emergency management (EM) activities to the CDC, primarily to the India Government and health care workers at the local levels to continue to rapidly detect and respond to the EBOLA outbreak. The contractor coordinates closely with the CDC EBOLA response team on all activities.

Responsibilities

· In coordination with the CDC and the EBOLA response team provides technical assistance to host government response and health care staff (primarily at the local levels) to meet established public health and emergency management standards to effectively respond and contain the EBOLA epidemic.

· In coordination with the CDC, EBOLA response team and host government develops, provides and coordinates emergency management capacity development training for central and local level host country staff to build and improve health emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation at the central and local levels. Activities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Emergency operations management, planning, logistics, administration tasks

  2. Public information/emergency risk communications

  3. Preparedness, Response and Situational awareness activities

  4. Safety and risk management functions

  5. Liaison coordination

· Assists CDC in the identification, tracking of progress, and provision of ongoing recommendations to enhance country’s incident management structure.

· Provides technical expertise on development of emergency management capacity at public health emergency management meetings.

· Provides input to the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and status reports (e.g. the Situation Reports- SITREPs. Reviews IAP’s, identifies response capability limitations, and recommends proposed tactics for coordinating response activities.

· Prepares input for response reports, slides, and other materials as required.

· Travel to Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Lucknow, India to provide and coordinate emergency management capacity and development training for central and local level host country staff.

Qualifications

· Master degree, plus 2 years of experience in emergency management or related area; or Bachelor degree, plus 3 years of experience in emergency management or related area;

· Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and past experience with:

  1. Emergency management principles, response operations, and the fundamentals of establishing and implementing an emergency management and response effort, or developing, providing TA to a foreign government /Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Center.

  2. EOC and emergency response management, EOC administration, and event/emergency management system policies, protocols, and procedures.

  3. Outbreak response planning and operations, gaining situational awareness, and managing outbreak information.

  4. Resource management, logistic support, and finance considerations.

  5. Evaluating a response environment and experience in engaging in planning and developing action plans; and in initiating and monitoring a response.

  6. Acquiring resources to respond and an awareness of how to track resources

  7. Reporting activities to someone with authority either to seek direction or to account for their activities.

· Familiarity with:

  1. Risk communications, environmental infection control communications, and the general flow of communication information.

  2. Coordinating medical services that include infrastructure, human resources, specimen transport, patient evacuation and care, medical equipment, and medical supplies.

· Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

· Demonstrated experience in developing and providing effective training

· Excellent writing skills and experience in development of strategic documents, briefing documents, protocols, survey tools, and reports.

· Language proficiency in Hindi preferred

· Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English

· Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (speaking, reading and writing).

How to apply:

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Go to https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1302/emergency-response-and-preparedness-consultant—india/job
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Attach your resume.
  4. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  5. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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Benin: Gestionnaire de Programme Bénin

Organization: We World
Country: Benin
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Réf: 0217/PROGRMGRBEN/EST

Poste: Gestionnaire de Programme Bénin

Département : Coopération

Se réfère à: Représentant Pays Bénin, Desk Officer Afrique

Localité: Benin, Cotonou – BJ

Durée: la durée (12 mois) et le type de contrat seront définis en fonction de la mise à jour de la Loi sur l’emploi

Postuler avant le: 19 février 2017

Date d’affectation: mi-mars 2017

WeWorld est une organisation non gouvernementale (ONG) de coopération au développement reconnue par le Ministère italien des Affaires étrangères, non confessionnelle, non politique et indépendante. Née à Milan en 1999, est engagée en Italie, en Asie, en Afrique et en Amérique latine, en faveur des enfants, des femmes et des communautés locales dans la lutte contre la pauvreté et les inégalités, pour un développement durable. WeWorld travaille en réseau avec d’autres organisations de la société civile pour faire entendre la voix des plus faibles dans l’agenda politique italienne et internationale et est présente dans les principaux réseaux de défense des droits des enfants et des femmes. WeWorld adopte l’approche des droits de l’homme comme base conceptuelle et méthodologique de ses actions. WeWorld travaille dans sept pays du Sud du monde en collaboration avec des partenaires locaux en appuyant ou mettant en œuvre des projets visant à: protéger les enfants, à assurer leur l’accès à l’éducation, à garantir leur santé et celle de leurs mères, à promouvoir la participation des enfants, l’égalité des sexes et les droits des femmes. L’éducation et la santé sont des priorités, par conséquent, les projets sont basés sur un programme de parrainage à distance réalisé dans les écoles maternelles et primaires.

Contexte de travail

WeWorld travaille au Bénin depuis 2008, est enregistrée dans le Pays depuis janvier 2011 et son bureau est à Cotonou. L’ONG collabore avec trois partenaires locaux en développant son action dans les Départements Atlantique, Ouémé, Plateau, Zou et Collines. L’intervention de WeWorld vise principalement à soutenir les droits des enfants à une éducation de qualité, à la santé de base, à une alimentation saine et suffisante et vise aussi à favoriser l’accès des familles rurales aux ressources économiques nécessaires à une vie digne. WeWorld cofinance, supervise et appuie trois interventions exécutés par des partenaires et gère un projet en directe.

Objectif

La personne sélectionnée aura la responsabilité de supporter le Représentant pays dans l’exécution du Projet en gestion directe, la supervision des projets gérés par les partenaires, le renforcement des capacités des partenaires, les relations institutionnelles, la conception et écriture de nouveaux projets, l’élaboration de la stratégie Pays et son application à travers un plan opérationnel annuel.

Tâches

  1. Gérer le Programme de WeWorld au Bénin et les activités de M&E sous la supervision du Représentant Pays.

  2. Réviser et approuver, en coordination avec l’administrateur Pays de WeWorld, les rapports périodiques narratifs des projets.

  3. Planifier et exécuter les activités de suivi et évaluation des projets avec des fréquentes visites de terrain.

  4. Mettre à jour les Outils de M&E et gérer la base de données sur le suivi des projets.

  5. Rédiger des rapports mensuels sur l’état d’avancement des projets.

  6. Aider les partenaires dans la Gestion du Cycle du Projet et les soutenir dans la préparation du plan d’activité par quadrimestre, des rapports périodiques et de l’Outil de M&E.

  7. Aider les partenaires à renforcer leur connaissance sur la gestion des projets et les bonnes pratiques.

  8. Superviser le projet exécuté en directe par WeWorld Bénin et en assurer la correcte gestion, le suivi-évaluation, le reporting.

    1. Soutien au Représentant Pays
  9. Définir la stratégie de WeWorld à mi et long terme au Bénin.

  10. Renforcer les relations avec les principaux acteurs du développement, tels que les ONG, les réseaux, les Ministères, les autorités locales opérant dans les mêmes domaines de WeWorld et les principaux bailleurs de fonds.

  11. Assurer la coordination avec le Département Parrainage pour favoriser une meilleure intégration entre le système de parrainage et la gestion du cycle de tous projets.

    Qualités souhaitées

Expérience et connaissances

  • Diplôme universitaire ou de master en Sciences sociales (par exemple, sciences politiques, sociologie, anthropologie, études sur le développement, droits de l’homme).

  • Une expérience d’au moins 2 ans à l’étranger dans la gestion de projets internationaux de développement financés par les principaux donateurs (ex. UE et ONU).

  • Expérience dans la conception de projets à soumettre aux principaux bailleurs de fonds (UE, agences des Nations Unies).

  • Expérience dans le renforcement des capacités de la société civile et le suivi-évaluation des projets.

  • Capacité de travailler en équipe et de soutenir les partenaires dans toutes les phases de la Gestion du cycle de projet.

  • Disponibilité à travailler dans le support de proximité aux partenaires avec des fréquentes missions de terrain.

  • Une précédente expérience dans des projets de développement au Bénin sera considérée un ” plus ».

  • Excellente connaissance de l’italien (langue maternelle) et du français (parlé et écrit)

  • Maîtrise des logiciels MS Office, Excel en particulier.

    Compétences et Capacités

  • Excellentes capacités de communication et sensibilité dans la relation avec les responsables des organisations partenaires.

  • Attitude flexible, patiente et constructive.

  • Dynamisme et pro-activité pour une efficace résolution des problèmes et l’atteinte des tâches confiées.

How to apply:

Pour postuler, envoyer sa candidature

http://lavoro.weworld.it/candidatura.php?id_an=158248&track=

incluant:

  • CV mis à jour

  • Lettre de présentation et motivation mentionnant le salaire attendu

  • E-mail et téléphone de 3 personnes de référence

    Nos recherches de personnel sont ouvertes à tout type de candidature, sans aucune discrimination de nationalité, religion, genre, âge et appartenance politique.

    Seront prises en considération seulement les candidatures contenant l’autorisation au traitement des données personnelles en conformité avec le D.Lgs.196/2003.

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Nepal: Programme Manager – Nepal Safer Schools Project (NSSP)

Organization: ActionAid
Country: Nepal
Closing date: 10 Feb 2017

ActionAid is a global federation working to end poverty and injustice with thousands of communities and millions of people across the planet. With 45 national members and country programmes worldwide, ActionAid focuses the majority of its resources on working with the poorest and most excluded women, men and children. ActionAid International Nepal (AAIN) is a member of ActionAid International Federation, working in Nepal since 1982.

AAIN seeks qualified and competent candidates for a possible project funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). DFID’s Nepal Safer Schools Project (NSSP) is part of a wider programme on Disaster Resilience in Nepal. The programme is expected to run for 5 years, including a 4-month inception period in year 1, starting in early July 2017. The NSSP will be fully aligned with and contribute to the Government of Nepal’s School Sector Development Plan (2016-2023) which includes a focus on School Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction. This project will focus on up to four districts in the Far and Mid-West, as well as at a national-level.

The NSSP will have three main results areas in line with the Comprehensive School Safety Framework:

· Output One: Safer learning facilities, particularly through seismically-resilient retrofitting and rebuilding;

· Output Two: School-level disaster management and resilient education; and

· Output Three: National-level technical assistance on safer learning facilities.

AAIN invites application from interested candidates for the positions of Programmatic Manager and Technical Expert. These positions will lead and deliver results under Output Two, which is School-level Disaster management and Resilient Education.

Programme Manager

Key competencies required:

ü Master’s degree in Social Science, Education or related field, with minimum 7 years of relevant progressively responsible experience, including a minimum of 2 years in a senior level management and leadership position, preferably as a Programme Manager, Deputy Team Leader or similar role in the context of bilateral donor funded programme (i.e. DFID, USAID, DFAT).

ü Experience in capacity building / provision of technical assistance in developing countries

ü Experience of working with Governments and developing strong positive working relationships, particularly on issues related to disaster resilience and school safety

ü Proven track record in leading managerially on multi-year, multi-million pound programmes, with payment by results, preferably in Nepal

ü Knowledge and understanding of the economic, political and social context of Nepal, particularly governance at a local level Expertise in gender and social exclusion with reference to Nepal is an asset

ü Excellent written and spoken English and Nepali

How to apply:

This is a senior level position based in Kathmandu with frequent travel to the Far and Mid-Western regions of Nepal.

(This position is subject to donor approval of the project)

Interested and competent candidates are requested to send their updated CVs along with an application letter with names of two referees by 5pm GMT on 10th February 2017 to jobs.nepal@actionaid.org

AAIN is an equal opportunity organization which also believes in promoting affirmative action to enable women, dalit, disabled and ethnic people.

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Turkey: Outreach Officer-Hatay, Turkey

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 09 Feb 2017

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ROLE PURPOSE:

The Livelihoods Officer will be based in Istanbul, supporting Save the Children’s BPRM project aiming to help refugees in Hatay. The Outreach Officer will help manage the relevant project grant, support project planning, and work with technical advisors to support project implementation. This role will manage up to five Community Outreach Workers, and will be responsible for, where relevant, building their technical capacity. The Outreach Officer will assist the direct supervisor in all aspects of outreach activities start up and implementation, including: temporary education centres, support to vulnerable children, training for key community members, and awareness on child protection issues.

Position reporting to: Project Manager

Positions reporting to the POST: Community Outreach Workers

Contract type: Employment

Contract length:TBC

Closing date: 9-Feb-17

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

Programme Implementation

· Coordinate and provide support to the direct supervisor and community outreach workers at the project sites in the planning, implementation and monitoring of regular activities.

  • Coordinate the preparation of weekly activity plans with Project Manager and the team, ensure smooth implementation of these plans and monitor activities in Temporary Education Centres (TECs), extra-curricular, recreational, and psychosocial support activities.
  • Coordinate the activities in the Temporary Education Centers with the Livelihoods team and ensure that the school teachers and community outreach workers have adequate support in terms of Livelihoods related issues.
  • Organize regular meetings with MoNE-appointed coordinators, Livelihoods team and community outreach workers.
  • In coordination with all the Livelihoods team members, support regular participatory recreational and psychosocial activities with different groups of children.
  • Supervise the activities conducted by the community outreach workers and make sure that identification and referrals of vulnerable children are carried out according to the procedures.
  • Identify training needs and assist the direct supervisor to organise training and awareness raising activities for staff, key community members and partners’ staff on Livelihoods related topics.
  • Support community members to organise awareness messages on child protection issues.
  • Build positive relationships with the communities and organize regular meetings and training for key community members with the outreach team.
  • Produce and submit weekly and monthly reports on project activities as required.
  • Work with cultural sensitivity and respect the dignity of refugees and members of the host communities at all times.
  • Performs other functions relevant to Livelihoods activities and initiatives that may be assigned by the direct supervisor.
  • Ensure full compliance of Child Safeguarding Policy at field level and especially with SC engaged personnel. Respond to all Child Safeguarding Policy concerns expressed or discovered appropriately and effectively.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES:

Required

· BA/Master’s degree in social sciences, psychology, sociology, community development or related matters

· Previous experience in Livelihoods programmes, psychosocial support, social work and community mobilisation

· Previous experience in working with children

· Good technical understanding of child protection and community based approaches

· Knowledge of Child Rights, Child Protection Minimum Standards and other international recognised tools

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills

· Ability to work with limited supervision and strong ability to take initiative

· Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure

· Excellent team player

· Ability to quickly form relationship within the communities

· Fluent in Turkish and English – written and spoken

  • Computer literacy including the use of Microsoft Word and Excel

Desirable

  • Fluent in spoken Arabic
  • Experience in working with NGOs Experience in working with refugees

Benefits Package provided to National Staff:

· Salary commensurate with the pay-grade of the position.

· Annual leave

· Medical Scheme, Accidental and Life insurance.

· Transportation

· A motivating work environment

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

How to apply:

Please apply in English by sending your up to date CV with a cover letter as a single document explaining your salary expectations to turkey.recruit@savethechildren.org and mention the position that you are applying for to the subject section. The advertisement will be closed on 9th February 2017 at 5:30 PM (Turkey local time). In order for an application to be considered valid, a copy of the residency card must be attached with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Turkey: Programme Support Officer

Organization: HALO Trust
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Your primary responsibility will be to monitor and report on the impact of HALO’s work in Syria. You will produce high quality reports and a variety of materials for donors and other stakeholders to reflect this. You will contribute and improve external communications, raise awareness for HALO’s work, and support programme fundraising activities. You will be based in Gaziantep, Turkey but may be required to relocate to Amman, Jordan, depending on programme requirements. You will report to the Programme Manager and work closely with the small team of expats on programme.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Conduct and prepare case studies documenting the impact of HALO’s work

· Prepare reports for donors, including collection of case studies and quantitative data on outcomes, to present HALO’s progress in line with donor requirements

· Work closely with HQ Communications team to identify beneficiaries with compelling stories; gather and help develop content to raise awareness of programme and key milestones; create and manage imagery for the programme; plan the distribution of stories and news through a variety of communications channels as appropriate

· Develop and prepare programme publications, including presentational materials such as brochures, briefing documents, displays and presentations

· Writing proposals and tenders to donors to attract additional funding, in support of programme manager

· Maintain good communications and strong working relationship with Local Syrian partners to facilitate remote monitoring of projects

· Manage donor contracts as required, tracking the progress on outputs of contracts, providing timely updates and highlighting any issues to the programme manager

· Manage relationship with, and coordinate with external partner agencies as required, including UN

· Assisting with hosting visitors to the programme

· Providing support to the programme manager and HALO Senior Management on a range of other tasks

· Working closely with finance and logistics manager, coordinating reporting requirements and budgets and narratives for various proposals

· Travel as required across the region to fulfil the above duties

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Fluent English speaker with very strong written English
  • Additional language skills are a significant advantage (particularly Arabic and/or Turkish)
  • Degree in a social-science or adequate comparable education
  • An understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Effective communication skills, able to produce content appropriate for the audience
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills, proficient in use of Microsoft Access and Excel (experience using Access and Excel for data collection and analysis desirable). Experience using Adobe products and social media are desirable.
  • Knowledge and awareness of Syrian crisis and situation in Middle East (including Turkey) is an advantage; good cultural awareness, able to adapt to working with different people
  • A self-starter, able to organise and manage their own time
  • A practical and adaptable person, prepared to work and live in rural locations as and if necessary

How to apply:

https://the-halo-trust.workable.com/jobs/421294

Please apply using the following link

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Peru: Country Director

Organization: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Country: Peru
Closing date: 27 Feb 2017

The Union Peru Office is looking for a Country Director to ensure a high standard of strategic program development and operational activity in support of the parent organisation’s core strategic framework. Reporting to the head of the organisation and in close collaboration with other senior staff, the Country Director in Peru will provide overall leadership and management of all programme activities of the office in Peru, as well as oversee the development, funding and implementation of the country strategy. S/he will also provide necessary support and facilitation to all regional and global programme activities in Peru.

About The Union

The Union is an international scientific institute strong in technical assistance, operational research and education, addressing the challenges of tuberculosis, lung disease, HIV/AIDS and tobacco control in low and middle income countries. The Union is also a Federation of more than 15,000 members and subscribers in 150 countries committed to the same vision: health solutions for the poor.

The Union Institute serves more than 100 countries each year through a multidisciplinary team of 359 staff and consultants based in Paris and 11 offices in the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America and South-East Asia regions. Members of The Union are at work around the world advancing their common cause.

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field, or able to demonstrate substantial equivalent experience. Ideally, formal qualifications in Public Health, with legal or other relevant degree qualifications.
  • Minimum 10 years’ professional experience in health programme management, monitoring and evaluation and provision and management of health services.
  • Proven capabilities in leadership, strategic planning, program development and management including M&E, organisational management particularly human resources and financial management, and partnership building and resource mobilisation
  • Experience in resource-limited and politically sensitive countries, preferably in Latin America, with local knowledge and a strong network of contacts in Peru.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience working with donor and technical agencies such as USAID and the World Health Organization as well as with host-country government.
  • Strong skills in negotiation.
  • Ability to relate to and motivate staff effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, preferably with a history of conducting on-the-record interviews with news media. Comfortable speaking to large groups.
  • Willingness to communicate with staff and colleagues on a regular basis – both in situ and remotely.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in Peru and outside the country if necessary.
  • Identifies with the organisation’s vision and mission, and core values.

How to apply:

Application Instructions

To apply for this post, please complete our online application form – http://oxfordhr.co.uk/job/country-director-2/ – and submit the following information – preferably in MS Word:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae (of no more than 3-4 sides of A4)
  • A detailed statement (of no more than 2-sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Program Manager, HIV Diagnostics

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other illnesses. Based on the premise that business oriented strategy can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective local management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.

With the establishment of the ambitious 2020 “90-90-90” treatment targets, there is a renewed focus on initiating HIV-infected people onto ART as soon as possible, and ensuring they remain on effective treatment to achieve viral suppression – both of which require better access to Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and Viral Load (VL) testing. However, access to effective EID and VL testing is hampered, as the market for both tests has historically been dominated by complex, laboratory-based technologies, which are unable to meet the entire testing need in resource-limited settings. These technologies require high capital investment, sophisticated laboratory infrastructure and highly trained technicians that are not available in many settings, and have limited geographic reach. As a result, most patients do not have access to testing on-site where they receive care, instead relying on transportation of samples to and results from centralized laboratories to provide access to testing. Although these conventional, laboratory-based technologies have formed the backbone for national testing programs and have provided testing to many patients, implementation has been hampered by system challenges in establishing effective sample transportation networks, transmitting test results to patients, and optimizing laboratory workflows.

The goal of this project is to speed clinical decision-making by reducing test turn-around time for EID and VL testing. This will enable earlier treatment initiation for HIV-positive infants, earlier interventions for patients with poor treatment adherence, and timelier switching of patients onto more effective second-line regimens in the case of first-line treatment failure. To reach this goal, the project will increase the proportion of EID and VL results that are returned to patients through the scale-up of point of care (POC) products as well as the strengthening of existing conventional HIV diagnostics programs.

The project will work to ensure that high-quality routine POC EID and VL testing is established, and conventional EID and VL systems are strengthened. Specifically, to facilitate the selection of new POC EID and VL technologies based on DRC needs and context, assist DRC in the adoption of recent WHO Guideline recommendations, and support national scale-up of POC testing by establishing necessary systems and processes to ensure result delivery and linkage to care, as well as address gaps in conventional testing systems by improving sample transportation networks, data management, laboratory workflow, and quality assurance programs.

Position:

CHAI is seeking a talented, highly motivated, and flexible Program Manager to lead the development, expansion, and improvement of national EID and VL programs through the implementation of innovative point of care technologies and systems strengthening in DRC. The Program Manager will be based in Kinshasa and will work closely with the Ministry of Public Health (MoH), the National AIDS Control Program (PNLS), UNICEF, and other stakeholders. As the program lead, the program manager will oversee the execution of the project, including an initial scoping exercise, to ensure that the country has reached certain diagnostics milestones prior to the scale-up of the POC EID and HIV Viral Load programs as well as the long-term success of the project. S/he will identify and execute strategies to accelerate the adoption of new and innovative EID and VL technologies/assays, ensure results delivery, and strengthen linkage to care. Furthermore, he/she will promote MoH/partner coordination, strengthen access to essential HIV testing services such as EID, CD4, chemistry, and hematology, and VL testing, promote sustainable solutions for equipment service and maintenance challenges, and strengthen the relationship in the HIV logistics supply chain management systems for lab commodities.

This position requires a highly motivated individual with outstanding program development and management capabilities and a strong analytical and problem solving record. The Program Manager is required to work with government officials and partners, have excellent communication and negotiation skills, and forge strong relationships with the PNLS/MoH, UNICEF, and other government agencies and partners. S/he must be able to work independently with limited supervision and will supervise a Laboratory Scientist and Program Analyst. The Program Manager will work as part of the CHAI-DRC team and will report to the Country Manager.

Please note that this is an unaccompanied post.

  • Lead diagnostic program scoping to plan out detailed activities over the next 4 years and identify intervention areas
  • Manage the development of program work plans, annual targets, budgets, and progress monitoring to ensure successful delivery of the project in DRC
  • Work with the PNLS/MoH to ensure country milestones are met prior to scale-up
  • Assist the MoH and reference labs to develop national diagnostic policies and implementation plans to maximize the impact of new and existing diagnostic technologies
  • Lead the creation of operational systems to support the implementation of national diagnostic programs, including training, quality assurance, and data management
  • Identify or establish a coordination mechanism among the treatment programs, national reference labs, and key in-country partners and funders to leverage synergies across multiple initiatives and resources and ensure buy-in of key stakeholders
  • Work with the National Supply Chain Program to ensure a sustainable and strong model for HIV Laboratory commodities procurement and distribution line
  • Create effective and sustainable training programs, quality assurance, and data management to support accelerated roll-out for MoH/PNLS on lab systems strengthening related issues (sample transport, technology selection)
  • Identify funding opportunities to strengthen HIV labs and diagnostics, engage potential in-country donors, support the development of Global Fund concept notes, and advocate for budget allocation from PEPFAR COP for diagnostic programs
  • Compile progress reports and deliver presentations related to project activities, as required
  • Interface with the global teams to assist donor relationship management, global partner engagement, and supplier negotiations
  • Other responsibilities as needed

  • Master’s Degree, specialization in laboratory sciences preferred; Bachelor’s minimum with exceptional experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional work experience

  • Familiarity with global health issues, particularly HIV, HCV, and TB

  • Lab and diagnostics-related experience, either in a programmatic or clinical setting

  • Exceptional diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to navigate government processes with multiple stakeholders

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Technical proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to solve challenging problems without extensive structural or operational support

  • Able to adapt to fast-paced and changing environments, both internally and externally

  • Excellent business-oriented verbal, visual and written communication skills

  • Fluent in English and French, proficiency in both written and verbal

  • Previous work experience in sub-Saharan Africa

Advantages:

  • Knowledge of workflow related to EID, CD4, Viral Load, POC, understanding the clinical underpinnings of these programs, and general market dynamics of their respective technology platforms and reagents
  • Laboratory experience in either microbiology, molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry (CD4 testing), Hematology, Chemistry
  • Experience working in management consulting, business strategy groups, investment banks, or similar fast-paced results-oriented environments
  • Experience working in laboratories in DRC
  • Demonstrated growth in responsibility in current or previous roles

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How to apply:

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Lebanon: Health Coordinator

Organization: Qatar Red Crescent Society
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Job Title: Health Coordinator

Report to: Head of Programmes

Location: Lebanon

Period: Six month (renewable based on funding)

Job Description:

Strategically plan in-line with QRCS’ vision the Healthcare program priorities and plans-of-action

Set and revise a project-selection methodology in accordance with a clear selection matrix and coefficients (with a focus on geographic areas and segments of beneficiaries).

Set the key performance indictors for all the medical department team.

Conduct filed visits to projects to ensure adgerence to set standards

Vet all financial reports pertaining to healthcare projects.

Oversee the preparation of periodic healthcare reports

Sign off all the media reports about the medical department before publishing.

Represent the mission in all the meetings relevant to the medical sector when requested.

Provide mentoring and coaching to achieve the medical program strategy.

Set the training needs for the team in coordination with HR department.

Run a weekly meeting for the medical staff, to set the weekly tasks.

Qualifications

Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health or Medicine

Minimum 5 years in the Medical Field. (Experience in training and family medicine is a plus).

Skills & Abilities:

Excellent Leadership Skills

Excellent Communications skills (written & verbal)

Advanced Computer Skills in MS office.

Languages Fluent in Arabic & English.

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter (PDFs) to:

Lebanon.delegate@qrcs.org.qa

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Somalia: Team Leader/Consultant Nutrition Programming Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition

Organization: Accord Worldwide
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 06 Feb 2017

Vacancy #: AWW/IMAM/001 (Please make sure to mention this when you register your application)

Accord Worldwide is an international development and training firm. We provide services with a passion to bring about change in the grass root level. We come from various cultural and geographical backgrounds to make a diverse team connected by a shared vision and mission.
At Accord Worldwide, our core value is to reach out and bring forth an understanding with development and empowerment of the individual within the community level, within corporate teams, government entities, and public/private establishments. We believe that in developing the individual with the right skills, he/she is able to empower and differentiate and change the environment around, hence being an asset and core part of development of his niche community and the nation at a large. We believe in the importance of equipping the individuals with skills and knowledge that bridge the distance between infrastructure and information, shaping them into dynamic professionals in an increasingly competitive world, who in-turn make a positive impact on the environment (professional, personal or social) they associate with. We connect organizations and teams to be part of community development activities that contribute to the nation’s growth and development.

Responsibilities

  1. Report Writing

  2. Desk Review

  3. Conducting Meetings/workshops

  4. Provision of IMAM Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition

  5. Coordination with client

Qualification, Experience & Other Requirements

Qualification: Master in Public Health/Nutrition or relevant field

The trainer should have at least 5-8 years in relevant Field

Nationality: Somalian Only

How to apply:

You can email us on Jobs@accord-worldwide.com

For further information and application, please go to our jobs section on our main website. http://www.accord-worldwide.com/work-with-us/jobs-2/

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Iraq: Public Health Engineer (PHE) Team Leader

Organization: Oxfam GB
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 08 Feb 2017

JOB PURPOSE:

To enable Oxfam to respond quickly to meet the immediate Water and Sanitation needs for internally displaced people and host communities affected by the conflict in Mosul and residing in camp/out of camp. To coordinate and implement Water & sanitation interventions of Oxfam humanitarian emergency programme under Mosul emergency response by providing management and technical support. The key responsibilities include assessments, planning, internal & external coordination & implementation and quality assurance of Water & sanitation interventions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a part of emergency response team

Provide leadership, management and technical support in planning, designing, implementation and monitoring Water and sanitation interventions in targeted location (both in camp and non camp settings) in the Mosul corridor. The responsibilities below are not a comprehensive list. In some cases, the Team Leader may be asked to perform short term assignments outside the scope below (e.g. lead a WASH assessment in an area outside the base location).

Project/Programme Management:

· As a Team Leader, this position is the primary responsible for ensuring the application of appropriate water and sanitation knowledge, tools and best practices throughout the project cycle for Oxfam emergency Water and sanitation interventions in the area under Mosul corridor. This will include multiple projects being implemented with overlapping schedules and, in some cases, integrated budgets.

· At the project inception phase ensure implementation plans, procurement plans, recruitment plans and spending plans are properly developed and followed and updated on regular basis.

· Work closely and in the spirit of partnership with supporting Oxfam departments, particularly Logistics, partnership and Finance, to ensure efficient project implementation and accurate budget forecasting, planning and monitoring.

· In close coordination with HPM and WASH coordinator ensure proper monitoring of the PHE component of the budget from initial stage of the project/s start-up to avoid over/under spending.

· As member of the emergency programme team and part of an integrated team, contribute towards new proposals and budget development.

· Contribute to programme management meetings especially in addressing key decisions affecting programme specifically water and sanitation interventions.

Programme assessment, design and Implementation:

In collaboration with line management and other Oxfam sector

· As a Team Leader, lead, coordinate and facilitate in-depth assessments in targeted geographical areas. This should be in joint collaboration with PHP, MEAL team and other sectors to ensure a multi sector approach.

· Design, plan and train partners and emergency PHE staff on WASH and multi sector assessments.

· Analyse needs and vulnerability data to plan and lead the WASH emergency response.

· Narrate needs assessments, concept notes and project proposals for emergency response in joint collaboration with the technical and support function teams of Oxfam and partner staff.

· In collaboration with PHE staff and the WASH Coordinator Iraq, ensure appropriate design of all aspects, including sustainability aspects such as water management or community project committees, along with cross-cutting issue – in particular gender and protection mainstreaming.

· Within the scope of donor contracts, and in coordination with the PHP team, local authorities, UN coordination groups and local partners, develop and implement an integrated emergency WASH setup to address the immediate needs of targeted beneficiaries, including provision of safe water, improved sanitation, and facilitation of improved hygiene behaviour.

· Find more sustainable arrangements for provision of drinking water to sites where IDP’s are and/or following IDP’s as they move to more secure accommodation, and support existing water supply services.

· Ensure construction of sanitation facilities at sites where it is agreed that IDP’s will be staying for some significant period of time.

· Lead and support the PHE team to ensure implementation of programme activities within the parameters of the public health needs.

· Lead on technical assessments for rehabilitation/restoration of water treatment plants, urban water supply systems, sewerage and waste water treatment systems and prepare BOQs, drawings and all relevant technical documents.

· Work closely with Oxfam Logistic team to ensure all required goods and materials are requested and delivered to field sites in timely manner and also prepositioning of emergency supplies are procured and put in place in ware houses well on time in advance.

· Work with local authorities, Oxfam security and access team to ensure legal access to the target area is granted in advance for emergency response as needed.

· To prepare/review BOQs/drawings for Water and sanitation infrastructure activities and also tender documents in collaboration with logistic team.

· To ensure contractors and service providers payments are processed well on time in collaboration with finance and logistic teams upon completion of work.

· Ensure that the PHE team work in an integrated way with PHP team and all programme sectors aimed at achieving optimum involvement of and benefit for beneficiaries from Oxfam’s Water and sanitation activities.

· Monitor the impact and effectiveness of activities and the ongoing evolving humanitarian needs in coordination with other actors.

· Work closely with the sanitation and hygiene activities of the public health promotion team, and make cross-cutting recommendations for actions which are consistent with Oxfam’s policies.

· Work closely with Humanitarian PM, emergency response manager and WASH coordinator to provide inputs to update the contingency plans, response plan and other key planning document relevant to Mosul response.

· Link local, national and global issues internally to programme policy staff, and externally to the WASH sector, and humanitarian coordination hubs.

· Work in conjunction with the logistics, HR and finance teams when developing procurement / delivery / contingency plans, resourcing needs & recruitment processes and budget plans / expenditure; respectively.

· Collaborate regularly with Oxfam partners and provide all technical support to partner staff to ensure quality of interventions which are implemented through partners.

· Ensure Oxfam PHE activities are well coordinated with Directorate of water, sewerage and Municipalities and all approvals are secured prior to start implementation of activities where appropriate and necessary.

Programme approach:

· Ensure that an empowering approach to working with communities and partners is employed and that the full and equal participation of women in all aspects of the work is promoted.

· Ensure that interventions strive to conform to SPHERE standards, National WASH cluster standards and adhere to OGB’s guidelines and protocols.

· Ensure that the programme is accountable to beneficiaries through promoting their participation, providing them with information about programme activities and ensuring that beneficiary feedback is used effectively to adapt the programme.

· Collaborate with Emergency Food Security and Protection colleagues to ensure that EFSVL / Protection and WASH interventions are integrated and presented in a coherent way to conflict affected communities.

Programme monitoring and reporting:

· In collaboration with MEAL team Contribute to the effective monitoring of Water and sanitation activities, ensuring monitoring and evaluation plans are developed and data is reported and disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner.

· Provide regular reports (weekly, biweekly) for PHE activities, using OGB reporting formats at designated intervals.

· Primary responsible for PHE component inputs for donor reports – to be finalized with the support of HPM, WASH Coordinator and funding team.

· In collaboration with PHP team, MEAL team and WASH coordinator update monthly 4W matrix and weekly and biweekly updates on Mosul response Google sheet and sharing it with WASH cluster.

· In coordination with the MEAL team, responsible for ensuring feedback and complaint response mechanisms are set up and functioning and all complaints relevant to PHE activities are resolved in a timely manner.

· Ensure strong and proper monitoring mechanism is in place for monitoring/supervision of all partner activities.

Staff Management and Capacity Building

· Line manage designated PHE team members of emergency mobile team as required and ensure timely recruitment, training and supervision of all staff. This may involve writing work schedules, training plans, performance objective setting and appraisals.

· Ensure that all designated PHE staff are aware of and abide by key internal and external protocols and principles (e.g. Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards, People in Aid, Oxfam’s Code of Conduct).

Co-ordination and Representation

· Represent Oxfam at WASH coordination meetings at different level and camp coordination meetings in the designated area of operation.

· Co-ordinate all public health engineering activities with interventions managed by UN agencies, local and international NGOs, government agencies and the WASH Consortium to ensure efficiency and avoid overlap of activities.

· Represent Oxfam at technical working groups at a local/national level ensuring compatibility with overall commitments and policy/programme priorities in public health.

· Coordination with Oxfam local partners involved in implementation of WASH interventions.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in discipline of Civil engineering, environmental/water resource engineering or relevant to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in humanitarian/development work. Preference will be given to engineering degree in above outlined disciplines, but others will be evaluated if accompanied with sufficient relevant experience.

· Knowledge and working experience of Auto cad software

· Significant national and international experience (at least 4-5 years) in assessments, designing, managing and implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programmes in emergency contexts, 1-2 years specifically in emergency camp settings.

· Experience in working in insecure /conflict environments and dealing with setting up emergency water supply, water trucking, installation and rehabilitation of water treatment systems, water quality analysis and monitoring, installation of sanitation facilities, etc. in camps/non camps settings in emergency context.

· Good understanding of the public health needs of poor rural and urban communities and of appropriate ways of tackling them.

· Experience of working with partners – capacity building, operationally alongside partners (thus equipped with training / counterpart development skills).

· Ability to influence effectively both inside and outside the organisation.

· Awareness and sensitivity to the needs of women in a given context.

· Team and project management experience, including budget management

· The ability to present concise reports and proposals, sometimes at short notice, reflecting the problems and possible solutions for particular situations. Diplomacy, tact and administrative skills in order to work with people at managerial and, on occasions, senior government levels.

· Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.

· Creative and innovative approach – ability to lead thinking on technology choices and development approaches.

· The post holder should also be at ease in working with local communities.

· Willingness to travel at short notice, and often in difficult circumstances.

· Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.

· Good written and spoken English is essential.

· Sympathy with the aims and objectives of Oxfam. Commitment to humanitarian principles and action and to Oxfam’s equal opportunity and gender policies.

How to apply:

https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/public-health-engineer-phe-team-leader-int3197/5349/description/

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Madagascar: Chef d’Equipe, assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – RINDRA

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Country: Madagascar
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Appel à candidatures – Chef d’Equipe (Team Leader) : assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – RINDRA

A propos de DAI :

DAI est une société de développement international . Depuis 40 ans, nous travaillons à l’avant-garde du développement international , adressant les problèmes fondamentaux de développement social et économique causés par des dysfonctionnements du marché , des gouvernements inefficaces, et par des situations d’instabilité . Actuellement , DAI gère des projets dans quelques 60 pays . Nos solutions intégrées de développement transforment les idées en solutions durables à travers une combinaison d’expertise et de ressources . Nos secteurs d’activité incluent la gestion de crise, les opérations de stabilité , la gouvernance démocratique et la gestion du secteur public , de l’agriculture et de l’agroalimentaire , le développement du secteur privé et des services financiers , l’économie et le commerce , le VIH /SIDA et le contrôle des maladies , l’eau et la gestion des ressources naturelles , l’énergie et le changement climatique. Nos clients sont des bailleurs de fonds, des institutions internationales de crédit , des entreprises privées, des organisations philanthropiques et des gouvernements nationaux .

Les objectifs de la mission :

Le programme ‘Renforcement institutionnel vers le développement de la résilience agricole’ (RINDRA) vise à renforcer la productivit é, la rentabilité et la durabilité des chaines de valeur dans le secteur de l’agriculture.

Les deux objectifs spécifiques de RINDRA sont

  1. le renforcement institutionnel d’agences publiques et semi-publiques opérant dans le secteur de l’agriculture (élevage, p êche, environnement) ;

  2. l’am élioration de l’acc ès au financement de la part des producteurs du secteur.

Durée du projet: 6 ans

Date de début du projet: indicativement le 1er septembre 2017

Profil du candidat

L’expert principal n. 1, Chef de mission, assurera la coordination g énérale du programme vis- à-vis de l’Ordonnateur National, de la D élégation de l’UE au Madagascar, des M inist ères comp étants et des autres parties prenantes. Il sera responsable du fonctionnement quotidien de la mission, de la production des rapports et de la gestion d’une é quipe compos ée de 6 autres experts principaux, ainsi que d’autres experts de court terme.

Qualifications et compétences :

  • Diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur de niveau Master dans le domaine de l’agriculture, du développement rural ou qualification é quivalente.
  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique.
  • Excellente maîtrise de la langue française écrite et orale.

Expérience professionnelle : générale :

  • Au moins dix (10) ans d’expérience dans l’identification, la formulation et la mise en œuvre de projets de développement rural en Afrique sub -saharienne.

Expérience professionnelle : spécifique :

  • Une connaissance pratique et une exp érience avérée dans le développement du secteur et de chaines de valeur agricoles en Afrique sub -saharienne.
  • Connaissance d es probl é matiques de la gouvernance sectorielle et exp érience dans l’appui institutionnel et le renforcement des capacités.
  • Expérience dans la gestion de programmes complexes, dans la coordination du travail d’ équipe et dans les contacts de haut niveau.
  • Bonne connaissance des procédures du FED.
  • Une connaissance sp écifique d u Madagascar serait un atout majeur.

Date limite:

28th February 2017

How to apply:

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2964

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Madagascar: Expert principal n.2, assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – RINDRA

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Country: Madagascar
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Appel à candidatures – Expert principal n.2 (spécialiste des proc é dures financières et contractuelles de l’UE) : assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – RINDRA

A propos de DAI :

DAI est une société de développement international . Depuis 40 ans, nous travaillons à l’avant-garde du développement international , adressant les problèmes fondamentaux de développement social et économique causés par des dysfonctionnements du marché , des gouvernements inefficaces, et par des situations d’instabilité . Actuellement , DAI gère des projets dans quelques 60 pays . Nos solutions intégrées de développement transforment les idées en solutions durables à travers une combinaison d’expertise et de ressources . Nos secteurs d’activité incluent la gestion de crise, les opérations de stabilité , la gouvernance démocratique et la gestion du secteur public , de l’agriculture et de l’agroalimentaire , le développement du secteur privé et des services financiers , l’économie et le commerce , le VIH /SIDA et le contrôle des maladies , l’eau et la gestion des ressources naturelles , l’énergie et le changement climatique. Nos clients sont des bailleurs de fonds, des institutions internationales de crédit , des entreprises privées, des organisations philanthropiques et des gouvernements nationaux .

Les objectifs de la mission :

Le programme ‘Renforcement institutionnel vers le développement de la résilience agricole’ (RINDRA) vise à renforcer la productivit é, la rentabilité et la durabilité des chaines de valeur dans le secteur de l’agriculture.

Les deux objectifs spécifiques de RINDRA sont

  1. le renforcement institutionnel d’agences publiques et semi-publiques opérant dans le secteur de l’agriculture (élevage, p êche, environnement) ;

  2. l’am élioration de l’acc ès au financement de la part des producteurs du secteur.

Durée du projet: 6 ans

Date de début du projet: indicativement le 1er septembre 2017

Profil du candidat

L’expert principal n. 2, Spécialiste des procédures financières et contractuelles de l’UE, assurera le coordination administrative de la mission vis- à-vis de l’Ordonnateur National, de la D élégation de l’UE au Madagascar, des M inist ères comp étants et des autres parties prenantes . Il opérera sous la supervision du Chef de mission dans une é quipe compos ée de 7 experts principaux et d’autres experts de court terme.

Qualifications et compétences :

  • Diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur de niveau Master dans le domaine du droit, de l ‘économie ou qualification é quivalente.
  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique.
  • Excellente maîtrise de la langue française écrite et orale.

Expérience professionnelle : générale :

  • Au moins dix (10) ans d’expérience dans des projets de développement en Afrique sub -saharienne.

Expérience professionnelle : spécifique :

  • Une connaissance pratique et une exp érience avérée dans l’identification, la formulation et la mise en œuvre de projets financ és par l’UE en Afrique sub -saharienne.
  • Connaissance des problématiques de la gouvernance sectorielle et expérience dans l’appui institutionnel et le renforcement des capacités.
  • Expérience dans la gestion administrative de programmes complexes, dans le suivi d’équipes et dans les contacts de haut niveau.
  • Excellente connaissance des procédures du FED.
  • Une connaissance spécifique du Madagascar serait un atout majeur.

Date limite: 28th February 2017

“Veuillez noter que ce profil de poste est indicatif et susceptible d’être modifié une fois que les TdR seront rendus disponibles”

How to apply:

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2965

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Madagascar: Chef de mission: assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – AFAFI-Nord

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Country: Madagascar
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Appel à candidatures – Expert principal n.1 (Chef de mission) : assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – AFAFI-Nord

A propos de DAI :

DAI est une société de développement international . Depuis 40 ans, nous travaillons à l’avant-garde du développement international , adressant les problèmes fondamentaux du développement social et économique causés par des dysfonctionnements du marché , des gouvernements inefficaces, et par des situations d’instabilité . Actuellement , DAI gère des projets dans quelques 60 pays . Nos solutions intégrées de développement transforment les idées en solutions durables à travers une combinaison d’expertise et de ressources . Nos secteurs d’activité incluent la gestion de crise, les opérations de stabilité , la gouvernance démocratique et la gestion du secteur public , de l’agriculture et de l’agroalimentaire , le développement du secteur privé et des services financiers , l’économie et le commerce , le VIH /SIDA et le contrôle des maladies , l’eau et la gestion des ressources naturelles , l’énergie et le changement climatique. Nos clients sont des bailleurs de fonds, des institutions internationales de crédit , des entreprises privées, des organisations philanthropiques et des gouvernements nationaux .

Les objectifs de la mission :

Le programme ‘Appui au financement de l’agriculture et aux fili ères inclusives dans le nord de Madagascar’ (AFAFI-Nord) vise à renforcer le secteur agricole à travers l’amélioration des infrastructures et le développement rural.

Les objectifs spécifiques d’AFAFI-Nord sont

  1. le renforcement institutionnel et une meilleure gouvernance dans le secteur agricole ;

  2. l’augmentation des revenus des m é nages via le renforcement des chaines de valeur du secteur dans une perspective plus inclusive ;

  3. l’am élioration de la sécurité alimentaires des m é nages ruraux.

Durée du projet: 6 ans

Date de début du projet: indicativement le 1er septembre 2017

Profil du candidat

L’expert principal n. 1, Chef de mission, assurera la coordination g énérale du projet vis- à-vis de l’Ordonnateur National, de la D élégation de l’UE au Madagascar, des M inist ères comp étants et des autres parties prenantes. Il sera responsable du fonctionnement quotidien de la mission, de la production des rapports et de la gestion d’une é quipe compos ée de 6 autres experts principaux, ainsi que d’autres experts de court terme.

Qualifications et compétences :

  • Diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur de niveau Master dans le domaine de l’agriculture, du développement rural ou qualification é quivalente.
  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique.
  • Excellente maîtrise de la langue française écrite et orale.

Expérience professionnelle : générale :

  • Au moins dix (10) ans d’expérience dans des projets de développement rural en Afrique sub -saharienne.

Expérience professionnelle : spécifique :

  • Une connaissance pratique et une expérience avérée dans le développement du secteur et de chaines de valeur agricoles en Afrique sub-saharienne.
  • Connaissance des problématiques de la gouvernance sectorielle et expérience dans l’appui institutionnel et le renforcement des capacités.
  • Expérience dans la gestion de programmes complexes, dans la coordination du travail d’équipe et dans les contacts de haut niveau.
  • Bonne connaissance des procédures du FED.
  • Une connaissance spécifique d u Madagascar serait un atout majeur

Date limite: 28th February

“Veuillez noter que ce profil de poste est indicatif et susceptible d’être modifié une fois que les TdR seront rendus disponibles”

How to apply:

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2966

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Madagascar: Expert principal n.2, assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – AFAFI-Nord

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Country: Madagascar
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Appel à candidatures – Expert principal n.2 (spécialiste des proc é dures financières et contractuelles de l’UE) : assistance technique au Madagascar pour le soutien du secteur de l’agriculture et du renforcement institutionnel – AFAFI-Nord

A propos de DAI :

DAI est une société de développement international . Depuis 40 ans, nous travaillons à l’avant-garde du développement international , adressant les problèmes fondamentaux de développement social et économique causés par des dysfonctionnements du marché , des gouvernements inefficaces, et par des situations d’instabilité . Actuellement , DAI gère des projets dans quelques 60 pays . Nos solutions intégrées de développement transforment les idées en solutions durables à travers une combinaison d’expertise et de ressources . Nos secteurs d’activité incluent la gestion de crise, les opérations de stabilité , la gouvernance démocratique et la gestion du secteur public , de l’agriculture et de l’agroalimentaire , le développement du secteur privé et des services financiers , l’économie et le commerce , le VIH /SIDA et le contrôle des maladies , l’eau et la gestion des ressources naturelles , l’énergie et le changement climatique. Nos clients sont des bailleurs de fonds, des institutions internationales de crédit , des entreprises privées, des organisations philanthropiques et des gouvernements nationaux .

Les objectifs de la mission :

Le programme ‘Appui au financement de l’agriculture et aux fili ères inclusives dans le nord de Madagascar’ (AFAFI-Nord) vise à renforcer le secteur agricole à travers l’amélioration des infrastructures et le développement rural.

Les objectifs spécifiques d’AFAFI-Nord sont

  1. le renforcement institutionnel et une meilleure gouvernance dans le secteur agricole ;

  2. l’augmentation des revenus des m é nages via le renforcement des chaines de valeur du secteur dans une perspective plus inclusive ;

  3. l’am élioration de la sécurité alimentaires des m é nages ruraux.

Durée du projet: 6 ans

Date de début du projet: indicativement le 1er septembre 2017

Profil du candidat

L’expert principal n. 2, Spécialiste des procédures financières et contractuelles de l’UE, assurera la coordination administrative de la mission vis- à-vis de l’Ordonnateur National, de la D élégation de l’UE au Madagascar, des M inist ères comp étants et des autres parties prenantes . Il opérera sous la supervision du Chef de mission dans une é quipe compos ée de 5 experts principaux et d’autres experts de court terme.

Qualifications et compétences :

  • Diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur de niveau Master dans le domaine du droit, de l ‘économie ou qualification é quivalente.
  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique.
  • Excellente maîtrise de la langue française écrite et orale.

Expérience professionnelle : générale :

  • Au moins dix (10) ans d’expérience dans des projets de développement en Afrique sub -saharienne.

Expérience professionnelle : spécifique :

  • Une connaissance pratique et une exp érience avérée dans l’identification, la formulation et la mise en œuvre de projets financ és par l’UE en Afrique sub -saharienne.
  • Connaissance des problématiques de la gouvernance sectorielle et expérience dans l’appui institutionnel et le renforcement des capacités.
  • Expérience dans la gestion administrative de programmes complexes, dans le suivi d’équipes et dans les contacts de haut niveau.
  • Excellente connaissance des procédures du FED.
  • Une connaissance spécifique du Madagascar serait un atout majeur.

Date limite: 28th February 2017

“Veuillez noter que ce profil de poste est indicatif et susceptible d’être modifié une fois que les TdR seront rendus disponibles”

How to apply:

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2967

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United States of America: Senior LLIN Technical Advisor

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Job Title Senior LLIN Technical Advisor: Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases through Vector Control

Department Malaria, Child Survival & Sanitation Department

Based in: Washington, DC

Up to 30% international travel. Reports to the Vector Control Operations Director, Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases through Vector Control Project

Who we are

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

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from doctors, epidemiologists and professionals from the medical industry to marketers from the fast moving consumer goods industry – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI and its local affiliates manage malaria control programs in 32 countries and are world leaders in malaria control implementation delivering 42 million treated mosquito nets and almost 19 million treatments for confirmed malaria cases in 2016. More specifically, PSI supports national Ministries of Health to deliver LLINs to achieve universal coverage through campaigns and continuous distribution channels including schools and health facilities for free to the end user as well as via the retail sector.

We are looking for a Senior LLIN Technical Advisor to plan, implement, provide technical assistance for and monitor and evaluate critical LLIN delivery programs as part of an integrated vector control package in multiple countries, often in partnership with PSI country offices. The overall program is estimated at $700 million – $1 billion. This integrated vector control program will support LLIN delivery across public, private and community channels, and potentially shape the future of vector control globally.

The objectives of the project are as follows:

  1. Direct implementation of, and/or technical assistance for implementation of proven, life-saving vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases, utilizing an integrated approach to vector control.
  2. Provide support for data-driven decision-making and guidance to inform strategic deployment of vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases
  3. Strengthen the capacity of host countries to design, implement and monitor proven, life-saving vector-control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases
  4. Where preliminary evidence of efficacy and feasibility exist, pilot the scale-up of novel vector control interventions, methods or approaches that are under WHO review, or modifications to existing, proven vector control interventions for mosquito-borne diseases in real-world programmatic settings.

Your contribution

You will support participating countries by:

  • Working in partnership with Vector Control Operations Director and the team to develop clear guidance for the project’s role in national mass and routine LLIN distribution, and establish performance benchmarks for the project for each country supported by the project.
  • Coordinating the development of planning documents, tools, and materials to support the implementation of LLIN distribution campaigns.
  • Ensuring contribution and collaboration of all relevant partners to develop country-specific and project-wide tools and approaches on integrated vector control interventions that include net distribution.
  • Coordinating with relevant team members and implementing partners forecasting, supply and distribution of nets overall and by country
  • Helping develop, maintain, and follow the indicators set in the work plan for LLIN-related activities

What are we looking for?

Characteristics:

  • Forging Partnerships: You are able to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project support staff.
  • Flexible Change Agent: You are a proactive leader who catalyzes innovation by both, leading and working through others.
  • Curious: You are an information sponge and understand what worked yesterday may not necessarily work today (or tomorrow), that each context is different.
  • Simplify: You quickly distil complexity to essential and simple concepts and approaches.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, MBA, MSc, ME, etc.);
  • At least 10 years of experience working with public health programs in developing countries;
  • Established reputation in the field of malaria programming; knowledge of the partnership landscape and familiarity with the international donor community;
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the field of malaria;
  • Proven experience designing or managing an LLIN delivery program;
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the global vector control technical and policy debate;
  • Strong writing and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; French an advantage.

References will be required. PSI will consider work visa sponsorship for this position subject to legal eligibility requirements.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 5

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

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Myanmar: Malaria Elimination Director

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

GMS Malaria Elimination Director

Asia and Eastern Europe

Based in Yangon, Myanmar

Up to 30% international travel

Reports to the Director, GEMS Program

Who we are

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

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from doctors, epidemiologists, and professionals from the medical industry to artists from the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI and its local affiliates manage malaria control programs in 32 countries and are world leaders in malaria control implementation, delivering 42 million treated mosquito nets and almost 19 million treatments for confirmed malaria cases in 2016. PSI supports national Ministries of Health to deliver improved malaria case management through public sector channels in partnership with the Global Fund, and is working with a number of other donors to harness the private sector to deliver quality assured diagnosis and treatment of fever. Complementing these service delivery programs with improved integrated reporting across all channels using DHIS II, PSI supports countries to deliver a holistic malaria control program.

The Greater Mekong Subregion Elimination of Malaria through Surveillance (GEMS) program is increasing coverage of private sector malaria testing, treatment, and reporting, in accordance with national policies in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. PSI is looking for a GMS Malaria Elimination Director to provide technical leadership for PSI’s evidence-based malaria elimination strategy in the region. This position is part of a four-person hub team that is working with our country teams to eliminate malaria in these four countries, with approximately 20% of time to be dedicated to malaria and surveillance technical support to other countries in the Asia region. In addition, the Elimination Director will provide global representation for PSI’s malaria programs with WHO and at ASTMH.

This position is currently based in Yangon and will report to the Program Director. The GMS Malaria Elimination Director will travel within and outside the region to support the country teams and represent the program.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

Technical and Strategic Leadership

  • Oversees the program’s technical strategy and consequently enhances PSI’s profile as a leader in malaria elimination and disease surveillance.
  • Provides technical leadership to ensure PSI’s GMS malaria programming is at the cutting edge of implementation and learning through full engagement with global and regional conversations in malaria control and elimination.
  • Works in partnership with the Program Director to ensure the program (a) is responsive and rapidly course corrects to the fast-changing malaria epidemiology in each country, (b) regularly challenges approaches and strategy, (c) capitalizes on new tools, products, methodologies and information as they become available.
  • Closely collaborates with the Regional Evidence & Monitoring Advisor to (a) continually review program data and ensure all decisions are driven by a solid evidence base, and (b) ensures the M&E and research agenda constantly evolve to serve the program’s data needs.
  • Contributes to global PSI malaria knowledge base and strategic direction with the Malaria and Child Survival Department.

Technical Representation and External Influence

  • Co-leads with the Program Director on external relations, partnership brokering, and representation at technical forums.
  • Ensures PSI maintains routine contact, strong relations, and a collaborative and positive reputation with key malaria partners operating in the region.
  • Works with the GEMS program management team to produce relevant and high-quality learning and policy briefs and published papers to ensure lessons learned and data generated by the program are widely shared with key partners and institutions.

Program Quality and Impact

  • Provides technical guidance to country teams to ensure that strategies are appropriate to context, adhere to global best practices, and are adjusted as necessary based on lessons learned and developments.
  • Reviews all technical program documents, including study designs, SOPs, training materials, job aids, and reports.
  • Builds the technical strength of the program and country teams to continually improve their skills, knowledge, and operational excellence.

Regional Technical Leadership

  • Approximately 20% of the GMS Malaria Elimination Director’s time will be invested in providing technical guidance to other countries in the Asia region, and to establishing PSI as a leader in disease surveillance.
  • This will include developing new business as opportunities arise to expand PSI’s portfolio of Asia malaria and surveillance-related work.
  • Actively participates in all meetings and initiatives of the Asia Regional Technical Team to share knowledge and contribute to organizational excellence in the region.

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • Relevant post-graduate degree (MD, MPH, MSc)
  • 8+ years’ experience contributing to malaria control and/or elimination
  • At least 5 years of strategy/technical leadership experience in a donor-funded organization
  • Demonstrated influence/advocacy over malaria strategies of organizations or governments, and active network of malaria thinkers
  • Excellent data analysis and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and public presentation skills
  • Malaria clinical experience a major plus
  • Demonstrated success working with high level government officials and multilaterals
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse environment. Experience in Asia preferred

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 5

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

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Tunisia: Chief of Party, Community Resilience Activity, Tunisia

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Tunisia
Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Chief of Party, Community Resilience Activity, Tunisia

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Proposal Summary: **
The goal of the Community Resilience Activity (CRA), to be implemented in Tunisia, is to counter violent extremism strengthened in selected geographic areas. CRA will take a community-led approach to identify community needs and build community resilience. It will support communities in creating alternative pathways for youth within their communities to promote positive outcomes. Project activities will take place in Tunisia and are anticipated to last four years.

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking applications from highly qualified Chief of Party (COP) candidates with experience working in CVE, conflict mitigation, civil society and/or youth, community and civic engagement. The COP will be responsible for providing overall leadership management of the entire program, as well as administrative, financial and technical oversight. S/he will be responsible for ensuring the completion of all tasks and objectives designated by USAID.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic management vision, leadership, and skills to assure to ensure effective and efficient performance for all aspects of the project.
  • Provide direction and overall management of the project, including the management of local staff
  • Serve as the main point of contact among USAID, the government of Tunisia, counterparts and non-governmental stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities.
  • Work with USAID/Tunisia technical office personnel to design any required research/analyses/evaluation tools; recruit staff, consultants and potential sub-contractors to form teams with the necessary skills and experience; develop the schedule and support logistics; and manage quality control and reporting.
  • Manage relationship with local partners and sub-grantees.
  • Interact professionally with senior Mission, Embassy, and government officials representing the activity, articulating achievements, and assuring optimal coordination between the activity and other USAID activities as well as those of other multilateral and bilateral donors and the Government of Tunisia.
  • Assure professional quality and timeliness of all written and oral products and reports produced by the activity for USAID or other stakeholders as may be required.
  • Responsibility for final delivery of all project results to USAID on time and on budget.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in international development, political science, international relations, public/business administration or relevant field. A Master’s degree may be substituted by a Bachelor’s degree depending on level of experience.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience leading the implementation and management of large international development projects. Management of CVE projects preferred.
  • USAID experience is preferable but experience with other international donors in Tunisia also relevant.
  • Experience in Tunisia or North Africa and post conflict environments required.
  • Good relationship manager among diverse, high-level stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and ability to manage and be flexible in difficult and challenging circumstances.
  • Fluent in written and oral French and English. Fluency in Arabic desired.

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

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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

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Turkey: Project Officer Livelihood

Organization: Expertise France
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Post Title: Project Officer Livelihood

Duty station: Gaziantep – Turkey

Duration of assignment: 6 months

1. Introduction

Expertise France is a public agency created on 1st January 2015 and merging 6 French public agencies under the supervision of the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economy and Finance with a strong inter-ministerial vocation. EF offers project engineering and technical assistance by developing and implementing international cooperation actions worldwide. EF operates in various fields of development and institutional cooperation including safety and security reform, post-crisis/ stability, public health, human rights, strengthening of institutions and NGOs and governance. Carrying out large-scale, multi-stakeholder projects, EF can ensure the cooperation between individuals, teams and institutions with very different statuses, cultures and specialties. Besides, EF has acquired a sound experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale international projects.

EF is accredited by the European Union for the management of delegated Community funds.

2. Context

The Syrian conflict is having a devastating and lasting impact on Syria and across the region. With the conflict entering its sixth year, the needs of the affected populations for assistance, including 9.3million people inside the country and more than 2.7 million refugees plus their overstretched host communities in neighboring countries, are of an unprecedented scale. In 2013, the Syria crisis has transformed itself from a humanitarian emergency to a multidimensional and protracted crisis directly affecting several countries in the region – mainly Lebanon and Jordan, but also Iraq, Turkey and Egypt – whose social and economic capacity to deal with the ever growing influx of refugees is all but exhausted. All actors involved in the response agree that this massive challenge requires a comprehensive regional response not only including humanitarian aid but also longer-term structural support to host countries and communities, especially as no political solution to the crisis is in sight in the short-term.

At present, it is particularly those who live outside of Government of Syria controlled areas who are facing at best irregular humanitarian supplies and quickly deteriorating public services and infrastructure. Local councils have been formed in many places as makeshift governance structures to maintain or rebuild a minimum of basic services. In that context, and since 2013, Expertise France has developed and manages direct stabilization projects to conflict affected communities in Syria, including through support to civilian structures.

Implementation strategy, within the broad framework of livelihood concept, will be based on four pillars:

AGRICULTURE/FOOD SECURITY: aiming at increasing food security and income opportunities at household level ; expanding network of farmers, businesses and associations who have the capacity to develop local production and trade, generating jobs and revenues

ENABLING ENVIRONMENT: supporting Local Institutions to deliver essential services; rehabilitating strategic infrastructures; providing service to support social aggregation and cohesion.

SUPPORT TO ENTREPENEURSHIP: promoting activities aimed at reviving the business sector out of the War Economy and enlarging job opportunities adopting traditional and non traditional options (Eg, from traditional manufacturing to jobs opportunities on the web).

Governance and Gender will be two strategic cross-cutting issue fully considered in the implementation strategy of EF.

3. Job Purpose – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

The Livelihood Project Officer, will support the implementation of the DFID/Livelihood and governance Program in Syria. He/She will be responsible for assessing and compiling existing socio-economic data (in cooperation with the Monitoring and Evaluation manager), review on-going livelihoods activities and local development plans, map out partnership opportunities, and develop or implement comprehensive livelihood strategies for field operations. The incumbent will be under the supervisory management by Head of Mission/Coordinator of Programs.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, he/she will carry out the following activities;

Main responsibilities:

· Provide general support to projects implemented in Syria, through remote management; managing activities and program in line with EF livelihood strategy and mission goals

· Provide support in designing and evaluating Livelihood projects’ proposals, progress reports, budget spending planning and management and timely achievement of the project’s milestones;

· Organizing, assess and analyze the situation on the ground with aim to design most appropriate program implementation strategy;

· Contribute to develop the ‘networks’ strategic partners (authorities, other NGOs , UN Agencies , Donors … )

· Closely coordinating with M&E to ensure the best possible monitoring and control over the remotely managed program in Syria

· Ensuring that linkages to other PIN programs implemented in the area are established and program is implemented in coordinated way;

· Ensuring compliance with donors and PIN rules;

· Participating actively in Sectorial coordination meeting and clusters (Food Security,early recovery, agriculture);

· Ensuring coordination with local and international stakeholders and partners;

  • Develop baseline indicators to enable regular assessment of changes in socio-economic profiles, livelihood assets and outcomes of beneficiaries, inclusive of age- and gender-differentials.

· Consolidate and analyze context information, research and learning into the strategy

Suitable candidates for this position should possess:

· Proven experience of working within livelihood sector for a humanitarian and development organization;

· Familiarity with the humanitarian context in Syria;

· Livelihood or agriculture expertise;

· Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts;

· Experience in budget management

· Experience in remote management;

· Experience working with local NGOs as partners.

· Proven experience of using value chain analysis & market mapping to undertake

programme design, implementation and staff / partner training.

· Understanding and knowledge of economic recovery principles ideally in an urban context

· Work with other Programme Teams and other relevant colleagues to facilitate strategic

discussions.

· Strong critical analysis and problem solving skills; and

· Fluent English both spoken and written (Arabic is an advantage).

Perform any other related duties upon instructions received from the Programme Manager/ Head of Mission.

1. INFORMATION

The mission should start in March 2017 and last up to 6 months with a contract renewal based on the availability of the funds.

The successful candidate will be proposed the signature of a service contract. The incumbent should ensure that all administrative or fiscal necessary requirements under their nation regulation have been respected.

How to apply:

2. Application procedure

Applications must be in English and entail the following:

  • CV in EU format

  • Application letter

Please send your application to: applications.turkey@expertisefrance.fr

Deadline of submission: 15 February 2017

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Pakistan: Senior Institutional Dev. & Capacity Building Expert – Technical Assistance for a Balochistan Community-led Development Policy Framework

Organization: Agriconsulting Europe S.A.
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

The Institutional Development & Capacity Building Expert will be responsible for the conception, implementation, and mainstreaming of such measures following “Systematic Approaches to Institutional Development” to ensure long-term sustainability and impact, sound institutional arrangements for the policy framework and for the adaptation of SWAPs for community-led local development. As defined in the Scope of Work, such interventions will target the GoB institutions (both at provincial and local levels) as well as the Programme partner NGOs. The ID&CB Expert will be the primary point of contact for GoB officials as well as the Programme partner NGOs for all institutional development and capacity building interventions. He/she will be based in Quetta with occasional missions in Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh.

Qualifications and skills

  • A University degree, or equivalent, in Public Policy and Administration, Institutional Development, Capacity Building, Human Resource Development, Development Studies, or a degree in a directly related discipline,

  • Post graduate studies and/or specific training in subjects related to the expert’s assignment under this contract,

  • Full working knowledge of English and excellent report writing skills.

General professional experience:

  • At least 10 years’ professional experience,

  • At least 5 years’ experience in large and complex programmes, coordinating with government authorities, donors, and civil society organisations,

  • At least 8 years’ experience in developing countries,

  • Professional experience in volatile environments,

  • Experience in implementation of EU-funded projects,

  • Professional experience in Pakistan and South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Systemic Approaches to institutional (& organisational) development, change & reform, and capacity building, and change processes in the local development sector in developing countries,

  • At least 5 years’ experience in capacity building programmes (both for government counterparts as well as other actors) within the framework of decentralisation, subnational governance, and community led local development,

  • Experience of working with government planning & development, finance, and other line departments settings,

  • Experience in some of the technical and thematic work areas of non-key experts to be deployed under the contract,

  • Experience in drafting ToRs for assignments of non-key experts and oversight of their work, – Experience in one or more of the following areas: decentralisation processes (fiscal, political, administrative) and support to local governments/authorities, Public Sector Reform, local development within the framework of decentralisation, sectoral development planning & budgeting for sub-national governments, Territorial Approaches to Local Development (TALD), etc.

How to apply:

please note that only shotlisted candidates will be contacted back

d.oszlanyiova@aesagroup.eu; i.chiarissi@aesagroup.eu

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TRADE IN SERVICES EXPERT

Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

Background

Trade in East Africa accounts for less than 1% of world trade.

The region, bringing together 5 countries, is characterized by small and disconnected markets, high transport costs, inefficient trade facilitation systems, fragmented markets for services, and low purchasing power when compared to several African peers.

As a means to build economies of scale, increase competitiveness, and bring the region closer to becoming a major trade and investment hub, the East African Community (EAC) negotiated and agreed on a Customs Union in 2005, and a Common Market in 2010. Implementation of the common market is however slow, especially at country level where aligning domestic laws, policies and development strategies to the requirements of the protocol remains a big challenge. Several bottlenecks persist in the implementation of the EAC Common Market across its foundational areas of implementation namely goods, services and capital.

Full implementation of the Common Market is an important but challenging task. It calls for strong implementation by all parties, particularly the Partner States, so as to deliver the rights and freedoms enshrined in the EAC Common Market Protocol. This requires a robust implementation cycle: from planning, implementation and monitoring for results.

Cognizant of this, the EAC Partners States have in the last few years invested more attention to improve the implementation of the protocol, including setting up several implementation structures at the national level. This represents an important step towards implementation of the protocol – several opportunities now exist for identifying measures that are inconsistent to the protocol and which parties are responsible for them. This has also created a regular consultation framework to track whether the required reform actions are being undertaken.

There are however several implementation gaps that one finds at the implementation level, one of which is that the private sector, consumers and civil society and other actors with interest in the implementation process of the EAC Common Market Protocol need to engage more strongly in implementing the protocol. This includes the need for effective participation in the rule-making process, feedback on how the measures they face affect their businesses and consumer choices, and an opportunity to propose which policy actions they believe are best suited to expanding trade and investment across the bloc.

EATIH is therefore seeking to recruit highly qualified Trade in Services Expert with demonstrated experience in the East African Community region to lead the Hub’s technical support to the East African Community in implementing commitments to liberalize services trade.

Objectives of the Assignment

By undertaking this assignment, the Trade in Services expert should contribute to significantly accelerating the pace of reforms in services trade for the period of implementation (2017-18). The expert will be responsible for structuring and leading technical assistance to Hub clients, overseeing Hub support to the region’s private sector in respect to liberalization of services trade, and assuring the quality of regular hub reports on services trade in the EAC.

Trade in Services Expert

The Trade in Services Expert will work with both public and private sector stakeholders, EATIH grantees and sub-contractors to accelerate the pace of reforms that support implementation of EAC Partner State commitments to the freedom of movement of services, particularly in relation to implementation of Annex V, EAC Common Market Protocol and the Schedule of Commitments.

Tasks

  1. Identify, develop and implement opportunities for technical assistance to support implementation of EAC Partner State commitments to the freedom of movement of services.

  2. Where required, participate in and offer technical advice as required to movement of services implementation organs of the CMP and other relevant stakeholders and make recommendations on appropriate reforms

  3. Working closely with EATIH grantees and sub-contractors, oversee the development, implementation and feedback process for all EATIH training for stakeholders on movement of services requirements under the CMP.

  4. In close collaboration with EATIH grantees and sub-contractors, develop and oversee implementation of regular updates on the progress of implementation of the schedule on liberalization of services.

  5. Review and provide quality assurance for EATIH-commissioned products on movement of services.

  6. In partnership with Hub staff, clients and internal Hub communications teams, contribute to development of communications collaterals to support awareness of and advocacy for implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol.

  7. In close collaboration with the EATIH monitoring and evaluation team, develop, monitor and document periodic data on selected performance indicators to support EATIH project monitoring and reporting. These will be converted into research pieces.

  8. Any other reasonable task as designated by the EATIH Senior Economist.

Estimated Period of the Assignment

The assignment is expected to be conducted over a period of 12 months with a maximum level of effort of 150 days.

Required Profile of Trade in Services Expert

  • 10 years of demonstrable experience working on development and implementation of trade, investment, regional integration projects or any other similar professional experience.

  • Demonstrable grasp of the EAC integration process, particularly in relation to services trade.

  • Proven ability in identifying technical assistance opportunities, and working with private and public sector stakeholders to develop and implement a successful pipeline of reform activities.

  • Prior demonstrated ability to author reform publications in trade, investment, regional integration or economic development.

  • A Bachelor-level degree in economics, law or any other equivalent certification. A Masters degree will be an advantage.

  • Understanding and prior experience working in support of the East African Community or any other regional economic community.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Place of Performance

The place of performance under this contract is the East Africa Community Partner States; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Reporting

The Trade in Services Expert will report to the EATIH Coordinator, Common Market Implementation.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications in PDF (preferred) or other electronic formats on February 22, 2017 to partnershipfundTIH@eatradehub.org.

Further details on the task requirements and specific details are available on our website: http://www.eatradehub.org/dai_opportunities.

Women consultants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: Project Coordinator – Sub-Saharan Africa Division

Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Background: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is one of the world’s leading organizations in the area of justice and security sector reform (SSR) and justice and security sector governance (SSG).

DCAF is looking for an experienced, motivated, and flexible individual who will provide daily management and oversight of Security Sector Reform and Governance (SSR/G) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Project Coordinator will work as part of a team, with responsibility for the design, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring of a diversity of field projects.

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and French;
  • Advanced university degree or equivalent in international relations, peace or security studies, law, social sciences, development or other relevant area of studies;
  • Demonstrable professional experience in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Experience in formal representation, designing, organising and conducting seminars and conferences, trainings and presentations;
  • Strong writing skills and proven experience in preparing, drafting, and editing internal and external proposals and reports in English and French;
  • Familiarity with the UN, AU, ECOWAS, and other intergovernmental and/or regional organizations;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in an international team;
  • Availability to travel frequently to Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • At least five years of practical international experience working in diverse cultural contexts;
  • Demonstrable knowledge in the field of institutional reform, governance, international development, and/or justice and security sector reform;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and monitoring projects using a results-based management (RBM) framework; strong budget management skills required;
  • Demonstrated experience in parliamentary assistance would be an asset.

The deadline for applications is 28 February 2017. The position commences in April/May 2017. Contract for twelve months with possibility of extension.

DCAF is committed to a diverse workplace free of discrimination. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For further information on DCAF, please visit our website: www.dcaf.ch.

How to apply:

http://www.dcaf.ch/About-Us/Vacancies/Project-Coordinator-Sub-Saharan-Africa-Division

Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to e-mail their CV with a cover letter explaining their interest and suitability for the position to:

Head of Sub-Saharan Africa Division – DCAF

africa.programme@dcaf.ch

Ref: PC Sub-Saharan Africa

Due to the high number of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Switzerland: Project Assistant – Sub-Saharan Africa Division

Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Background: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is one of the world’s leading organizations in the area of justice and security sector reform (SSR) and justice and security sector governance (SSG).

DCAF is looking for an experienced, motivated, and flexible junior professional who will provide daily support to Security Sector Reform and Governance (SSR/G) projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. As part of a team, the Project Assistant supports the design, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring of a diversity of field projects.

Eligible applicants must be Swiss or EU citizens, or hold a valid work permit for Switzerland. Other requirements for this position are:

  • Demonstrated ability to draft clear and concise communications;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and French;
  • Advanced university degree or equivalent in international relations, peace, or security studies, with a strong focus on management and governance issues;
  • Excellent academic research and analytical skills in social sciences or international law;
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and logistical skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in an international team;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, solve problems and exercise initiative;
  • Knowledge in the field of institutional reform, governance, international development, and/or security sector reform in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Availability to travel to Sub-Saharan Africa.

The deadline for applications is 28 February 2017. The position commences in April/May 2017. Contract for twelve months with possibilities of extension.

DCAF is committed to a diverse workplace free of discrimination. Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For further information on DCAF, please visit our website: www.dcaf.ch.

How to apply:

http://www.dcaf.ch/About-Us/Vacancies/Project-Assistant-Sub-Saharan-Africa-Division

Candidates meeting the qualifications are invited to e-mail their CV with a cover letter explaining their interest and suitability for the position to:

Head of Sub-Saharan Africa Division – DCAF

africa.programme@dcaf.ch

Ref: PA Sub-Saharan Africa

Due to the high number of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Uganda: Director, Family Planning Service Delivery

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

Job title Director, Family Planning Service Delivery

East Africa

Based in Kampala, Uganda

Reports to the Chief of Party

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI). We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing. PSI’s core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in more than 60 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.

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

Join us!

We are looking for a Director, Family Planning Service Delivery to provide technical expertise and to lead initiatives to increase availability and access to equitable quality family planning (FP) services in Uganda as part of a for potential 5 year USAID-funded project. Your work on this project will help reduce unmet need and increase the use of modern contraceptives in Uganda. Your efforts will lead to increased FP service options and improving quality of FP services in the public and private sectors as well as building demand for modern contraception in Uganda.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

Will be to directly assist the COP in the design, implementation, and monitoring of high impact FP interventions.

You will:

  • Lead the in developing and designing strategies to ensure program implementation is in line with PSI standards of quality, professionalism and adherence to donor requirements.
  • Manage program implementation by providing advanced professional leadership, support, and expertise for FP, sexual and reproductive health
  • Translate PSI commitments to the donor into operational targets for field implementation
  • Establish PSI quality assessment/improvement standards and provide technical supervision to ensure these are in line with MOH and the donor
  • Recommend development of annual performance improvement, quality assurance and regulatory compliance strategic plans for the project
  • Ensure that timely and quality reports are prepared and submitted at agreed intervals to the relevant stakeholders
  • Supervise department staff ensuring that effective day to day monitoring of programs, advising management on the need to review program strategies for target achievement

What are we looking for?

The basics

The minimum requirements for this position are as follows:

  • A Master’s Degree in public health or a related field OR 3 years of experience in a management position for a donor funded health project (in addition to the below requirement of 8 years);
  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively increasing responsibility working for a FP/RH service delivery and technical assistance program;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Experience with integration of gender into health projects and services; and
  • Experience designing and implementing successful facility and community-based FP services.

What would get us excited?

Experienced manager. You have managed a large Family Planning or sexual reproductive project before.

Capacity Builder: You have experience in building institutional, local technical, management and leadership capacity.

A connector. You have experience working with Ministries of Health, health care companies, or global health donors. You are able to spot trends and keep stakeholders and the PSI global headquarters informed about health needs and opportunities in Uganda.

A Strategist and an innovator. You are creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You have a strong interest in private-sector approaches to development and a proven ability to produce results.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level

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

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United States of America: Associate Program Manager, Global Business Systems

Organization: Population Services International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

Associate Program Manager

Global Business Systems

Based in Washington, D.C.

Up to 15% international travel

Reports to the GBS Program Manager

Who we are

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

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

Join us!

We are looking for an Associate Program Manager (APM) to help us provide direct support to PSI’s Global Business Systems (GBS) department. This is a department known for innovation, creativity, and its commitment for achieving results.

The GBS APM should be passionate about how GBS’s projects contributes to PSI’s work, strive to improve existing systems, and have a curiosity for why things are the way they are and confidence to propose ways to do things better. The APM should be excited to learn new skills to help the team where it needs support the most.

The APM will have wide-ranging responsibilities working with PSI staff at all levels both in Washington and overseas, providing program management and administrative support in the implementation of PSI’s global management information systems in DHIS2, and Android-based mHealth applications. The position requires an understanding of business processes, flexibility, and a willingness to assume varied duties and projects. While there will be an emphasis on administrative tasks, there’s room to grow since GBS is committed to finding and retaining talented staff. We are looking for a team member who we can count on…we want to feel confident delegating responsibility and exciting projects to this APM, and she or he can see them through to completion.

The APM will need to be able to juggle multiple competing priorities and enthusiastically ensure smooth and timely flow of work. The position requires strong organizational skills. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and reports to the Program Manager for GBS.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

Programmatic Support

  • Communicating with field offices, responding to internal and external requests for information
  • Coordinating with contracts department to track/respond to contracts issues
  • Creating workplans when needed and ensuring all workplans are up to date
  • Support GBS to employ best practices for project implementation
  • Support donor reporting process, ensuring quality submissions and document retention
  • Coordinate inter-departmental communication
  • Develop case studies and lesson sharing on DHIS2 best practices
  • Manage special projects as they arise

Administrative Support

  • Preparing monthly financial status report reviews; be responsible for ensuring timely updates and analysis of program spending trends.
  • Managing and tracking consultant invoicing and billing, and communicating as needed to corresponding departments
  • Assisting with travel arrangements and event logistics as needed
  • Developing and maintaining databases, electronic and hard copy files as needed of relevant programmatic information for easy information sharing with the field
  • Fulfilling other programmatic and administrative functions as needed

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • You have at least three years of relevant work experience, including experience in program and financial management.
  • You are passionate about working on international health and private sector issues and are willing to work hard to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
  • You have excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Significant budget development/management experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, and strong analytical/problem solving capabilities
  • Knowledge of USAID, Global Fund, DFID and the international donor community required.
  • You have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. Graduate degree is a major plus (MPH, MBA, MIA, etc.)
  • You have advanced skills in Excel, word processing, budget management and monitoring, and data analysis.
  • You can perform a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines
  • You can impress us with your attention to detail and timeliness.

What would get us excited?

  • Familiarity with DHIS2 and other management information systems
  • Intermediate and proficient ability to work in French
  • Experience living outside the United States and in multicultural environments
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem solving ability
  • Ability to work efficiently and quickly under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and follow through on assignments

References required.

Must be authorized to work in the United States; PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 7

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

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Switzerland: Facilitating CaLP’s Global Cash Forum

Organization: Cash Learning Partnership
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is seeking a professional team to design, organise and facilitate a high profile Global Cash Forum for the humanitarian sector in Geneva on the 28th and 29th June 2017

This event will serve as both CaLP’s annual member meeting and as a platform to bring together all the major actors on cash programming in humanitarian aid. It will be the next major global event on cash for the humanitarian sector, to follow up on the significant progress made in 2016, for instance through the World Humanitarian Summit, the Grand Bargain and the High Level Panel.

The objectives of the event are:

  • To convene all major actors working to improve the scale and quality of cash transfer programming in the humanitarian sector.
  • To maintain and build support for cash programming among senior decision makers.
  • To take stock of progress in achieving high level commitments made for cash programming, and support agencies to take the next steps.
  • To showcase the most significant innovations and good practices that others can learn from.
  • To identify significant common roadblocks and opportunities to overcome them.
  • To strengthen the relationship between CaLP’s members and CaLP.

The first day of the Global Cash Forum should bring together all significant leaders on cash in humanitarian aid, with an aim to create dialogue and build shared commitment on concrete ways to achieve the six global objectives set out in the Framework for Action.

The second day should be exclusively for CaLP’s members. It should facilitate co-creation between members and allow members to lead on what is important to them to advance the cash agenda. This may be structured around CaLP’s four strategic objectives. The focus should be on members coming together, with the CaLP secretariat taking a facilitative, rather than leading, role. Members should also have a chance to question and shape CaLP’s priorities.

CaLP will also organise meetings for our Technical Advisory Group and our Board immediately before or after the Global Cash Forum. These will be planned to complement the Forum.

For the full TOR please visit our website here.

Objectives of this Consultancy:

  1. Co-create the concept and design for the event and develop an agenda that will be highly credible to senior decision makers as well as engaging and interactive.
  2. Manage the engagement process with participants before, during and after the event, advising and delivering on attractive and powerful communications materials as appropriate.
  3. Organise logistics and speakers.
  4. Facilitate the event to a high standard, providing a highly professional, engaging experience for participants.
  5. Produce a short summary report (or other appropriate communications materials) for future use by CaLP’s members.

Essential profile of the consultant/s

  • Proven experience of facilitating high level, powerful, professional events within the humanitarian sector.
  • Creative approach to making events stand out and succeed.
  • Excellent organisational, communications and presentational skills.
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written. French is desirable.
  • Knowledge of CaLP, its stakeholders and cash transfer programming is desirable.

How to apply:

Expressions of Interest, including full costs, should be submitted by 17th February 2017 to CaLP at