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UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : Ethiopia: Country Representative | Ethiopia

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Organization: Comunità Volontari per il Mondo (CVM)
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 30 Jun 2018

Requested figure: Country representative

Workplace: Ethiopia - Addis Ababa Applicant

CVM - Volunteer Community for the World is an International Voluntary Organism founded in 1978 and operates in 2 African countries. CVM has been working for 40 years in water supply, HIV / AIDS prevention and treatment, training and education for orphans, street children and disadvantaged girls. The CVM offers to the girls from the poorest rural areas a support, economic and not only, to make possible their access to university studies or professional training courses. The aim is to guarantee the recognition of girls' rights to education and work, in order to put an end to the cause-effect chain that causes exploitation and violation. CVM projects have been co-financed by the MFA, Irish Aid, Regions and EELL, as well as private subjects. He is a member of FOCSIV and collaborates with other European NGOs. Insertion: ImmediateDuration: 12 months RenewablesReport: To be agreed according to CVM parameters and candidate's skills Activities The CVM Country representative will have to deal with: Representing CVM in Ethiopia Representing CVM in the various realities of connection and collaboration Understanding the various laws and regulations of the Local Government regarding Cooperation Maintaining relations with institutional donors present in the Country (Italian Embassy, ​​etc.) Keeping good relations with local, regional and national authorities involved in various ways in the work of CVM; Ensuring the effective management of human and financial resources; Maintaining communication with the project office in Italy; Writing of projects and reports; Coordinating the work of various teams managing the projects using the staff of the Addis Ababa Coordination Office; Animating, supporting and promoting the growth of skills and competences of the various work teams; Monitoring the implementation of the various projects in accordance with the agreed action plans; the provisions of the different donors; Animate, support and promote the growth of cap the skills and competences of the various work teams; Keeping good relations with the local, regional and national authorities involved in CVM operations in various capacities; Competences; Relevant background and previous experience with managerial tasks of at least 5 years Other Requirements Previous experience in a country in the South of the World (preferably in Ethiopia) Sharing the philosophy of the association. Managerial experience. Good communication and communication skills. Experience of human and financial resources. Sharing the philosophy of the association. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Experience in financial management. Experience in project analysis, monitoring and follow-up. of the project cycleCapacity in the teamAvailability of a period of preparation in ItalyAvailability of frequent movements in rural and disadvantaged areasCapacity of stress management.


How to apply:

Only candidates who have passed the first selection of CVs will be contacted for the interview.

Prequired and qualified candidates are asked to send the CV with a recent photo, cover letter, two references and expected remuneration, to the following email addresses: cvmap@cvm.an.it. Please enter the word "Country Representative" in the subject of the email.


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : South Sudan: Health Manager - Aweil

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Organization: Medair
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 04 Jun 2018

Implement quality health services and contribute to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project. Important parts of the role include: building the capacity of the local health team by providing appropriate and relevant supervision, training and technical support; contributing to monitoring and reporting on project progress; and liaising with community leaders and health officials as requested.

Project Overview

A multi-sector programme focused on meeting the nutritional needs of vulnerable women and children in Aweil County through provision of community based nutrition services with complementary Health, WASH and BCC activities. Take a look at Medair’s Health & Nutrition work.

Workplace

Field based position in Aweil, South Sudan. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

June 2018. Full time, 24 months.

Key Activity Areas

Health Management

  • Be responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of the assigned health project in line with the activity plan and time frame of the relevant project proposal and any applicable national and international guidelines and standards.
  • Conduct regular field trips to clinics and other health facilities for support and supervision.
  • Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments are conducted both against project objectives and to ensure the quality of the programme, with reports being made.
  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in the project.
  • Oversee the process of data collection, collation and dissemination to meet the requirements and deadlines set by Medair and/or external partners.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities for internal and external reports (e.g. monthly, quarterly and final reports) as requested by field managers, HQ and donors.
  • Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects and/or donor proposals.

Staff Management

  • Manage the assigned health team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Ensure the assigned health team members receive appropriate supervision, coaching, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.

Financial Management

  • Work with the relevant field managers to plan and manage health budgets.

Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate communication structures with the assigned health team, Medair in-country health managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Represent Medair at relevant local level coordination meetings.

Logistics

  • Manage the correct and timely ordering (within budgetary constraints) of all necessary medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned health facilities and activities, ensuring minimum stocks are maintained and items are stored and distributed correctly.

Quality Management

  • Implement relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards, Ministry of Health and donor guidelines and other good practice.

Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.
  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.
  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Clinical degree or diploma (nurse, midwife or doctor), or Public Health degree.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years’ post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience.
  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, and other agencies.
  • Excellent organisational skills. Good report writing skills. Good communicator. Problem solving ability.
  • Able to oversee multiple tasks, prioritise, enforce procedures, set clear objectives and delegate.
  • Willingness to support others and to share workload.
  • Team-player with good inter-personal skills.

Working Conditions

  • This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.

How to apply:

Application Process

Before you apply, please ensure you are fully aware of the:

  • Medair organisational values.
  • Profiles sought for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).
  • Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).
  • Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

Then to apply, go to http://relief.medair.org/en/jobs/positions/health-manager-sds-aweil/ then:

a) apply for this vacancy (or another position that matches your profile), or

b) apply for a Medair ROC (where we can try and match your competencies to our vacancy needs).

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed. Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : Uganda: Cash Project Manager

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Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

Background

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. In Uganda, the DRC programme provides comprehensive assistance and protection to refugees and other vulnerable populations, supports durable solutions to protracted displacement and works to reduce armed violence (for more information go to www.drc.dk)).

Purpose

The Cash Project Manager (CPM) provides direct management and technical guidance for DRC’s cash projects in Kyaka II refugee settlement (primarily under ECHO with a smaller component under BPRM). The CPM is responsible for overseeing and guiding the implementation, quality and reporting on the cash components of these projects – with a prime focus on building skills and capacities of staff while ensuring timely implementation. The CPM may be requested to contribute to the development of DRC’s cash programming capacity throughout the country – however implementation in Kyaka II comes before any country level engagement

Key Responsibilities

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

Implementation of cash components in Kyaka II (under ECHO and BPRM)

  • Ensure the timely delivery and quality assurance of cash based project components (under ECHO and BPRM) – through technical oversight and guidance to all staff involved in cash components across teams (livelihoods, protection, community services and relevant support functions; esp. finance and procurement);
  • Provide technical guidance and support to programme and support staff on implementation of cash activities;
  • Be the driver of capacity building for cash response across all teams involved in cash activities in Kyaka II – with the aim of achieving a level of capacity where the Kyaka II team is able to implement cash programming more independently and with less support needs.
  • Work and liaise with Financial Service Providers (FSPs) as needed to ensure implementation of cash distributions in Kyaka II
  • Ensure risk assessments and mitigation measures related to cash programming in Kyaka II are completed;

About you

To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with a proven track record of developing effective initiatives, programmes, and impact.

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership

Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures

Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values

Moreover, we also expect the following:

Qualifications

Essential qualifications:

  • University degree in development studies, finance or other related field
  • Minimum three years of working experience in a humanitarian sector in Cash Transfer Programming
  • Hands on experience in starting cash programmes in refugee contexts;
  • Excellent Knowledge of cash transfer programming and modalities;
  • Analytical thinking and supervisory skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and coordination skills, working with different groups, partners and nationalities;
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles.
  • Knowledge and experience of project cycle management;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels and across cultures;
  • Knowledge of humanitarian coordination mechanisms;
  • High-level of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required.
  • Commitment to the values, vision and mission of DRC;

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in Uganda, Horn of Africa or similar context

DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.

Conditions

Availability: Immediately

Duty station: Kyaka II refugee settlement; this is a non-family and unaccompanied positon.

Reporting: Area Manager, Kyaka II.

Duration: 4 Months contract possibility of extension, subject to Funding and Performance.

Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A14 for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff

Commitments

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.


How to apply:

Application

Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.drc.dk. Please submit applications online using this link by 30th April 2018

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


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : Tunisia: Tunisia : Project Manager Protection , Tunisia

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Organization: ACTED
Country: Tunisia
Closing date: 24 May 2018

Department: Program

Contract: Fixed term

Country: Tunisia

Duration 6 months

City: TUNIS

Starting date: ASAP

Background on ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Country profile

Country Profile

Number of projects: 12 (ACTED) 5 (REACH) currently.

Number of areas: 3

Number of national staff: 70

Annual budget (EUR): 6.6 M

Number of offices: 4

Number of international staff: 10

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Position context and key challenges **

ACTED has been programming in Libya since March 2011, initially focusing on responding to the humanitarian crisis in the wake of the conflict,, and on providing vital humanitarian assistance to displaced and vulnerable populations. During this period ACTED utilized its assessment and mapping capabilities to help coordinate and provide information for the humanitarian response and reconstruction of the country. Since January 2012 built on the strong networks developed during the emergency response, ACTED is offering capacity building, grants, and networking opportunities to civil society and local governance actors under its Civil Initiatives Libya (CIL) banner in cooperation with GiZ, EuropeAid and MEAE, as well as support to social entrepreneurs funded by the British Embassy in Libya. The overall objective of CIL is to define methods and approaches, adapted to the Libyan context, and aiming at improving the resilience of communities and local institutions in time of crisis. Since 2014, ACTED is working on cash-based intervention in partnership with ECHO, GAC and UNHCR to address the needs of the IDPs and returnees in the post-conflict areas. Furthermore, in 2017, ACTED, in partnership with other organizations, set up a Rapid Response Mechanism and a protection monitoring project in the eastern region. The coordination team based in Tunis is managing our operations implemented from three field level offices in Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha with support of 70 national and 10 international staff. The Protection Project Manager will handle the protection activities that ACTED has developed in the eastern Libya: - Protection monitoring and helpline - Protection referral and networking with service providers - Capacity building of local organizations to provide services

Position profile

1. Project Planning
a) Develop overall project implementation strategy, systems, approaches, tools, and materials

b) Organize project kick-off and close-out meetings
c) Plan the various stages of project implementation and set direction by prioritizing and organizing activities and resources to achieve project objectives**2.Project Implementation Follow-up**
a) Oversee and manage the implementation of the project ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation
b) Organize regular project coordination meetings with project team
c) Ensure budget utilization and physical target achievements are reviewed at least once a month as per work plan
d) Ensure project implementation is on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts
e) Ensure that the project is implemented in accordance with relevant ACTED technical guidelines and standards
f) Anticipate and mitigate risks and trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation
g) Regular update the work plan, output tracker, PMF and other documents relevant for effective project management

3. Administration and Operational Management of Project Implementation
3.1. Finance
a) Review the BFU(s) and provide accurate forecasts with BOQs
b) Forecast monthly cash requirements of the project and submit to AC
3.2. Logistics
a) Contribute to the development of Procurement plans
b) Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner
c) Contribute to quality checks and procurement committees to finalise suppliers’ selection according to
applicable scenario
d) Confirm quality of material selection if and when applicable
e) Ensure a proper management and use of the project assets and stocks
f) Plan team movements based on available fleet and applicable policies
3.3. Administration/HR
a) Participate in the recruitment of technical staff (development of organigrams, ToRs, elaborating the tests and
reviewing them; interviews etc)
b) Ensure that project staff understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities
a) Follow-up the work plans and day-to-day activities of the project staff
b) Manage the project staff in cooperation with Area Coordinators
c) Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics
d) Undertake regular appraisals of staff and follow career management
e) Manage interpersonal conflicts
c) Ensure capacity building among staff in relevant sectors
3.4. Transparency
a) Ensure project records and documents (Flat files, beneficiary list, donation certificates, attendance sheets etc) are adequately prepared, compiled and filed according to ACTED procedures
b) Ensure staff awareness of, and respect of, ACTED’s code of conduct and FLATS procedures
3.5. Security
a) Ensure that each member of the project team is aware of security issues, policies, SOPs and they follow them accordingly
c) In cooperation with the relevant Security Officer, monitor the local security situation and inform the Country Director or Area Coordinator and Country or Area Security Officer of developments through regular written
reports;
d) Contribute to the updating of the security guidelines in the project area of intervention;

4. External Relations
a) Support, facilitate or undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation
b) Cultivate good relations with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings
c) Ensure that at all times contact with beneficiaries is conducted in a sensitive and respectful manner
d) Where relevant, liaise with donors and work closely with partners on project updates, site visits and other communication
e) Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon - rather than replicate - the work of others

5. Quality Control
a) Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;
b) Undertake regular field visits to provide technical guidance and supervision as well as regularly monitor the progress of project activities
c) Ensure lessons learned are documented, shared and reflected in project planning and decision making
d) Advise on, and assist with, project reviews conducted by AMEU
e) Ensure quality control, analysis of added-value and impact, identification and capitalization on best practices and lessons learnt and provide relevant feedback for new project development
f) Identify and analyse gaps, ACTED’s added value, synergies and opportunities in the areas the project(s) is / are implemented and pass relevant information to the N+1

6. Reporting
a) Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members
b) Draft (internal) narrative reports and contribute to the development of financial reports through regular budgetary follow up.
c) Contribute to drafting of (external) project progress reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided

Qualifications

At least 2 years of field experience in program management and coordination
Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement
Excellent communication and drafting skills;
Able to coordinate and manage staff and project activities;
Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
Being a strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit;
Ability to organize and plan effectively;
Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people;
Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure;
Knowledge of Arabic and regional experience are an asset

Conditions

Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are
considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organization’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length
and country of assignment)
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance
Frequent travels to the field of operations is to be expected on a rotational basis.


How to apply:

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref: PMPRO/TUN


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : Lesotho: Deputy Chief of Party, Lesotho

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Organization: World Education
Country: Lesotho
Closing date: 23 May 2018

The Bantwana Initiative of World Education (www.bantwana.org) seeks an experienced candidate for the role of Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded program to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Lesotho. The Deputy Chief of Party will report to the Chief of Party (COP) and is responsible for providing technical and managerial leadership to the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the COP in providing technical leadership and strategic direction to the project in alignment with project objectives/indicators, technical standards, and best practices in the field.
  • Work closely with the COP to ensure sound overall management of project implementation, including oversight of M&E, financial management and administration and grants management functions.
  • Establish and manage strong coordination mechanisms and working relationships between the project’s technical, financial and operations teams, to foster sound program integration and cost efficiency.
  • Oversee coordination with program partners and identification and response to partner needs for training, technical assistance, and capacity strengthening.
  • Coordinate and serve as key contact for NGO, government and/or private sector partners.
  • Keep abreast of technical developments and new research to inform an integrated program strategy.
  • Submit timely and accurate reports related to progress and other reports as required to the COP for onward submission to the donor.
  • Ensure project compliance with HQ and donor requirements, policies, and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree or higher in international development, public health, sociology/social work, business, or closely related field is required.
  • At least 10 years of senior-level experience in design, implementation and management of large development/public health projects.
  • Experience with programming for OVC and AGYW populations, with expertise in one or more of the following programmatic areas: child protection/welfare; HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; systems strengthening; economic strengthening; quality improvement; and/or policy development.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, managerial, leadership, communications and interpersonal skills, including experience coordinating and building the capacity of program staff and partner organizations.
  • Experience with the Lesotho operating environment and familiarity with Lesotho’s strategic plans and policies.
  • Experience implementing USAID-funded programs, preferred.
  • Excellent English writing, oral presentation and communication skills required.

Salary commensurate with experience.


How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online: http://www.worlded.org/WEIInternet/workforus/jobdescription.cfm?id=114565&intern=0

No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

World Education is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D

If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at 617-482-9485.

Please read this notice entitled Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law, and this "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement.


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : Somalia: WASH Coordinator

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Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Somalia
Closing date: 07 May 2018

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.

Background

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization, founded in 1956, that works in more than 35 countries around the world. DRC has been operating in Somalia for more than twenty years, where we assist returnees, IDPs and displacement-affected communities in all three regions (Somaliland, Puntland, and Central and Southern Somalia) through protection, service delivery and livelihoods activities to enhance their self-reliance and expand opportunities for a dignified life. DRC provides both humanitarian assistance and longer-term development support to respond to the needs of communities affected by acute crisis as well as those in protracted displacement situations. In the past year, DRC’s strategic focus has shifted towards more durable solutions-oriented programming, linking displacement affected communities to longer-term initiatives to build resilience and recovery.

Purpose

The WASH Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the technical engineering direction of DRC construction projects in Somalia. This will include providing the requisite support to program activities that require engineering support including livelihoods, WASH, shelter and protection projects. The core responsibilities will include technical support with project implementation, review of project implementation, representation at external events such as cluster meetings, networking and liaison, communication, capacity-building and field staff mentorship, monitoring, reporting & evaluation.

The WASH Coordinator will review projects both at proposal and implementation stages to ensure engineering quality and control including adequate safeguards against environmental impact. S/he will provide capacity building for DRC local engineers

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical engineering support to Somalia program activities related to all construction and WASH project activities.
  • Maintain accepted infrastructural standards such as those outlined in the DRC/DDG Regional Infrastructure Manual and ensure that project staff, partner agencies and recipient communities understand, accept and adhere to these standards.
  • Keep abreast of WASH & Shelter sector developments, for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in WASH programme design, management and implementation and ensure that various technical Templates (including drawings, bill of quantities, bill of materials and reporting formats) are in place and well used
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss WASH priorities, resources, strategies and methodologies to ensure the most strategic use of the collective resources of external support agencies.
  • Review of the technical specifications, engineering designs and work schedules to ensure consistency with the most appropriate technology and existing ministry /sector standards.
  • Lead in strategic WASH programme planning discussions and the formulation of the WASH outcome and output results, related indicators, baselines, targets and means of verification, ensuring alignment with the DRC Strategic SPD and donor requirements.
  • Prepare WASH and shelter donor proposals, ensuring alignment with the WASH output results in the country strategic program document and donor Guidelines.
  • Review of the bill of quantities and bill of materials of the proposals to ensure the estimated costs are reasonable and comparable to the market rates.
  • Review projects both at proposal and implementation stages to ensure engineering quality control including adequate safeguards against environmental impact.
  • Review and advice on the bidding and tender documents and processes to ensure competitive bidding and conformity with the procurement procedures.
  • Ensure the projects are implemented with the set designs, BOQs and BOMs, and project budget lines are expended within approved limit as stipulated by individual donors’ guideline as far as construction work is concern.
  • Ensure the construction project activities are well coordinated and implemented in an integral manner so as to ensure effective and efficient utilization of physical and human resource during implementation.
  • Regularly review the physical progress reports to ensure accuracy and consistency in reporting.
  • Undertake regular field visits to carry –out technical audits during the implementation of the projects
  • Representing DRC in Shelter and WASH Cluster technical issues with close consultation with the CD/DCD, RIC and relevant Area Managers.
  • Representing DRC in Cluster Review Committees and Cluster workshops and ensure our visibility at country and regional level (when needed).
  • Review and advice on innovative ways of carrying our hygiene promotion and awareness creation in target communities.
  • Coordinate with National Program Manager in requisition, procurement and delivery of project input materials, supplies and labor as far as construction work is concerned.
  • Contribute to the creation and compilation of the annual operation plans and project proposals whenever required.
  • Document, share and strive to solve difficulties that may be encountered in implementation of the construction projects.
  • With support of the RIC, regularly conduct training sessions for field engineers and community facilitators (who will in turn train communities and local authorities) in the use of the various standards and the technical templates including bill of quantities, bill of materials, and technical reporting templates etc.
  • Train field engineer on collecting materials prices and construction unit prices, including data entry and analysis
  • Share regular Report upon completion of every mission with the CD/DCD, RIC and relevant Area Managers.
  • Provide technical guidance on water quality monitoring and modem gadgets that are internationally approved and train DRC staff and government counterparts.
  • Share “Success Stories” in a regular manner.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by direct Supervisor/Senior Management/RIC.

About you

To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with a proven track record of developing effective initiatives, programmes, and impact.

• Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
• Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
• Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership
• Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures
• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values

Moreover, we also expect the following:

Qualifications

Essential qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil/Architectural Engineering or other relevant post-graduate degree. A post graduate degree will be an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of WASH and Shelter activities and implementation projects.
  • Practical working knowledge on direct implementation of WASH interventions in emergencies.
  • A minimum of 5 years of field experience in emergency and displacement situations and particularly Somalia.
  • Practical knowledge of AutoCAD, Arch cad, ArcGIS or other GIS programmes is required.
  • Willingness and physical ability to perform field missions in rural areas under restricted security conditions
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Very honest and trustworthy person
  • Willing to travel and can work under pressure
  • Good problem solving and social skills and creative, to think of alternative solutions;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor

DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.

Conditions

Availability: 1st June 2018

Duty station: Hargeisa, with frequent travel to field offices in Somalia; this is a non-family and unaccompanied positon.

Reporting: Deputy Country Director

Duration: 1year contract possibility of extension, subject to performance and funding.

Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A15 for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff

Commitments

Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.


How to apply:

Application

Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.drc.dk. Please submit applications online using this link by 7th May 2018

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


UN Jobs / NGO Job Vacancy : United States of America: NORCAP seeks Head of Programme UNDOCO - Joint Fund

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: Norwegian Capacity
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 13 May 2018

*In support of the UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UNDOCO), NORCAP is searching for Head of Programme for the Joint Fund. The Joint Fund aims to support governments accelerate progress towards the 2030 agenda and is designed to provide the “muscle” for Resident Coordinators and a new generation of United Nations Country Teams to help countries deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). If you have the skills and experience as described below and the motivation to take on this very important role, we encourage you to apply.*

Main responsibilities:

The Head of Programme’s responsibilities includes, but are not limited to:

  • Programme development
  • Programme support, monitoring and evaluation
  • Partnership development
  • Reporting
  • Knowledge management

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in international relations and development in a governmental, multilateral or civil society organization in a multi-cultural setting is required.
  • University degree within a relevant field of study (eg. international development, international relations, public administration, public policy or other relevant social sciences)
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbally
  • Proven track record designing and implementing programme interventions in developing countries;
  • Experience in the implementation of policy-related programmes/projects involving national government counterparts
  • Experience in the field of financing for development
  • Knowledge of IFI’s and concessional and non-concessional investors
  • Experience with the development and implementation of United Nations Joint Programmes
  • Programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting experience
  • Expert knowledge of UN specific programming principles, policies and standards would be desirable

Personal Qualities:

  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner with team members and multiple stakeholders a various levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in highly stressful situations

To learn more about the poition and see the full ToR, please follow this link

Being the Head of Programme for the Joint Fund through the NORCAP roster member gives you:

  • A great opportunity to work in an international setting for a world recognized organization
  • Significant life experiences through challenges and self-development
  • Access to a unique network of humanitarian and development professionals

Position Information:

  • Grade level: P4
  • Duration: 12 months, may be extended
  • Duty station: New York
  • Family duty station

How to apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply, please follow this link