May 23, 2017

Angola: Consultant-Project Manager (EU EOM)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Angola
Closing date: 05 Jun 2017

Position Title : Consultant-Project Manager (EU EOM)

Duty Station : Luanda, Angola

Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE Type of Appointment : Consultant, 3 months Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 05 June 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.

Context:

European Union Election Observation Missions (EU EOMs) to beneficiary countries are projects financed by the European Commission and implemented through contracting the selected Service Provider under FWC EuropeAid/136781/DH/SER/Multi - Lot 1. Following a selection procedure as laid down in FWC EuropeAid/136781/DH/SER/Multi - Lot 1, the European Commission, in order to implement this project, will conclude a specific contract with the successful FWC Contractor for the provision of essential logistics, financial, security, and other support services needed for the successful implementation of the European Union (EU) Election observation missions (EOM).

IOM is therefore looking for candidates with experience in logistical management of election observation mission conducted by the EU, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Carter Center or other organizations.

Under the supervision of the Project Director (based in Europe),the Project Manager will create necessary logistics and administrative conditions for deployment and repatriation of the EU EOM (equipment procurement, financial and contractual aspects of the EU EOM implementation, international transportations, visas etc.). S/he will liaise with the Chief Observer and relevant services of the European Commission on a regular basis.

S/he will coordinate with the EU EOM all the operational aspects of the observer’s deployment throughout the country. Working in close cooperation with the Logistics and Security Experts

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Be responsible and accountable for the overall management of the EU EOM and exercise the financial and budgetary control.

  2. Set up the EU EOM office according to the requirements specified in the EU EOM Terms of Reference. S/he will meet any other requirements of the current and future EU EOM needs that may arise during the implementation period.

  3. Identify and preselect the local support staff prior to the arrival of the Core Team members. To undertake, in close collaboration with the CT members upon their arrival, the final selection, recruitment and contracting of the local support staff.

  4. Identify suitable accommodation for all EU EOM Mission members prior to their arrival and provide assistance at the airport upon arrival.

  5. Identify most competitive local service providers (including drivers and assistants/interpreters) available in the country and set up the relevant procurement procedures with respect to renting necessary equipment and vehicles and preparation of observer and medical kits in support of the implementation of the EU EOM. The vehicles and equipment requirements are specified in the EU EOM Terms of Reference.

  6. Liaise closely with the elections authorities in the host country for timely arrangement of accreditations.

  7. Build and maintain close coordination, relation and communication with the Core Team members upon their arrival and provide all required support, including a briefing on security/logistics.

  8. Provide support and advice on logistics and security issues to the Core Team members in designing the deployment and evacuation plans. In close coordination with the Security and the Operations Experts, make necessary logistics and security arrangement for efficient operations of the EU EOM.

  9. Arrange briefing/training and debriefing sessions for the LTOs/STOs prior to and upon their deployment respectively in close collaboration with the Core Team and participate in these sessions to share relevant information on the deployment.

  10. Ensure distribution and retrieval of equipment to/from the EU EOM members, and report to the EC.

  11. Be in charge of administrative issues at the EU EOM's HQ.

  12. Manage the SP team on the ground.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• University degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, International Relations or a related field or in absence of University degree, relevant professional experience of at least 5 years to be added to the required general professional experience.

Experience

• At least 10 years **** of post-graduate work experience in management, implementation and administration in international, preferably large-scale operations in a multi-cultural environment in a similar position;

**** In case the applicant has not worked continuously, but on consultancy contracts with intermittent periods of no employment, the total number of months worked must total 120 months of post-graduate professional experience and must total 180 months, in the absence of a university degree.

• Working experience under difficult logistical and security conditions and environment (at least one assignment);

• Experience in team management, preferably in international environment;

• Experience in budget management;

• Past election observation and management experience as responsible of logistics of Election

Observation Missions would be an asset;

• Experience in Angola or the region would be an asset;

• Knowledge of European Union institutions and European Commission procedures.

Languages

Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.

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:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

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 05 June 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://ift.tt/1pR5ooH

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 23.05.2017 to 05.06.2017

Requisition: CON 2017/30- Consultant-Project Manager (EU EOM) - Luanda, Angola (55065329) Released

Posting: Posting NC55065330 (55065330) Released


South Sudan: Field Security Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 05 Jun 2017

Position Title : Field Security Officer

Duty Station : Wau, South Sudan

Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE

Type of Appointment : Consultant, 3 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 05 June 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.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the (COM), direct supervision of Field Security Officer – Juba and administrative supervision of Head of Sub-Office, the successful candidate will be accountable and responsible for all security and safety matters related directly or indirectly to IOM personnel and property in Wau, South Sudan. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring safety and security of the IOM staff in accordance with UN/IOM security policy

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate, coordinate and establish networks with other international organizations, government security services and agencies working in the security management field, ensuring appropriate lines of communications relating to all aspects of staff security and safety of IOM staff in Wau are established and well maintained.

  2. Provide advice, technical support and assistance to the HSO Wau and FSO Juba regarding safety/security matters that will impact on IOM programmes

  3. Develop and maintain a close working relationship with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) humanitarian access teams and conduct Security Risk Assessments (SRA) for IOM target locations in Area of responsibility

  4. Ensure all IOM staff and compounds have completed all MOSS/MORSS compliance requirements including but not limited to duly approved security clearance and effectively address all non-compliance findings. Develop and provide pre-departure safety/ security briefing for the staff based on information received and SRAs conducted

  5. Ensure all relevant safety/security information is disseminated in a timely manner to the staff members, FSO Juba and HSO Wau.

  6. Develop area specific security plan, identifying possible evacuation routes/location and adequately brief staff on the plan and routinely exercise the plan.

  7. Report Security matters affecting Staff safety directly to the HSO and FSO-Juba liaise with various security services on the ground regarding safety/security issues of the Staff.

  8. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Security Management/Social Sciences, International Studies, Communications or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Experience in security management, law enforcement, preferably at an international level;

• Extensive military experience, law enforcement, Disaster (Risk) Management, or alternatively a combination of relevant security training and field experience;

• Previous experience in UN Missions, International Peacekeeping or Emergency Missions;

• Ability to discern and uphold the programmatic interest status and safety of the mission at all times;

• Ability to collaborate with senior military and government counterparts;

• Ability to manage a high degree of rational behaviour and decision making at all times irrespective of the gravity of the security environment;

• Familiarity with the East and Horn of Africa context and previous working experience in the

South Sudan an advantage

• Experience in planning and execution of security agencies or organizations an advantage;

• Must have a valid driver’s license and previous experience in dealing with law enforcement agencies an advantage.

Languages

Fluency in English is required.

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:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

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 05 June 2017 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

http://ift.tt/1pR5ooH

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 23.05.2017 to 05.06.2017

Requisition: CON 2017/31- Field Security Officer - Wau, South Sudan (55068100) Released

Posting: Posting NC55068101 (55068101) Released


Senior Programs Officer job in Washington, D.C.

NGO Job Vacancy



Jhpiego Jhpiego seeks a Senior Program Officer to provide high-quality administrative project management and technical day-to-day direction for a multi-country, multi-million-dollar upcoming Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Workforce ...

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Philippines: Country Manager, Philippines

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Australian Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 06 Jun 2017

Australian Red Cross Society has a long standing relationship with Philippine Red Cross and has maintained an in-country presence since 2011. Previous activities undertaken in partnership with Philippines Red Cross include initiatives in humanitarian assistance, community health, disaster risk reduction and water and sanitation. Australian Red Cross also supports Philippines Red Cross with Chapter Development initiatives, thematic programming support and communications and quality initiatives.

Australian Red Cross and its Red Cross Red Crescent Movement Partners have recently completed an extensive Typhoon Haiyan recovery assistance program in the affected areas of the Visayas region incorporating shelter, livelihoods, health, water & sanitation, education, and disaster risk reduction.

Future cooperation initiatives between Australian Red Cross and Philippines Red Cross will focus on longer term resilience initiatives in health, water and sanitation and disaster risk reduction. The joint program also includes a strong focus on National Society development in the area of protection, gender and inclusion (PGI).

The Australian Red Cross in-country presence incorporates a small national team and an international Program Development Adviser. The Country Manager will lead cooperative engagement between Australian Red Cross (ARC) and Philippines Red Cross (PRC) and maintain movement partnerships partner national societies and multilateral partners as well as external stakeholders including the Australian Government.

We're looking for an experienced Country Manager to join the team. Please see attached for the full job description. and below for the job criteria. please direct any specific enquires about the role to Kate Bunbury (ARC Regional Manager): kbunbury@redcross.org.au

Please apply through the ARC website, submitting a CV and a cover letter addressing the below criteria. Applications are due by 9am (Melbourne time) 6th June 2017.

Selection criteria:

  • Experience of complex relationship development and management including external partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing people including proactive management of complex and difficult issues in an international setting.
  • Proven experience in finance and budget management.
  • Experience working within and contributing to an M&E framework and the identification of innovation and opportunities.
  • Ability to network and work collaboratively with a variety stakeholders.
  • High level budgeting and financial management, and capacity to work well with others to develop and manage budgets.
  • Proven achievement in program development, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Community development in an international environment.
  • High level research and analysis skills.
  • Experience dealing with local and international media and developing communication materials

    PD - Country Manager Philippines.pdf


How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://ift.tt/2qh3oI4


Guatemala: Deputy Chief of Party

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 22 Jun 2017

Creative Associates seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an upcoming USAID-funded program in Guatemala. The overall goal of the Communities Building Peace Together (CBPT) Project is to diagnose and address social conflict in the Western Highlands, specifically focusing on and empowering youth and families, while building peace at the community and municipal levels.

The DCOP will be responsible for key administrative management and activity operations. The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for key project management duties including ensuring effective staffing, management in grants under contract, and appropriate staffing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least a Master’s degree in public administration, public management or other related fields and 7 years of senior management experience with progressively increasing responsibilities managing development projects or 10 years of relevant experience to substitute the education requirement.
  • Management, operational, and administration experience and expertise.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience of progressively increasing responsibilities in development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively working with local government structures, senior government officials, civil society actors, other donors and USG projects.
  • Speaking and writing fluency in English and Spanish.

Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is contingent upon donor funding.


How to apply:

Please apply online: http://ift.tt/2jQUnTI


Guatemala: Peacebuilding and Confliict Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 22 Jun 2017

Creative Associates seeks a Peacebuilding and Conflict Specialist for an upcoming USAID-funded program in Guatemala. The overall goal of the Communities Building Peace Together (CBPT) Project is to diagnose and address social conflict in the Western Highlands, specifically focusing on and empowering youth and families, while building peace at the community and municipal levels.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Expert-level contributions in peacebuilding, negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Contributes to the design and implementation of peacebuilding programming;
  • Advises Chief and Deputy Chief of Party;
  • Provides technical leadership to project and staff;
  • Represents project as subject matter expert in liaising with the donor, partners, key stakeholders, communities, and Government of Guatemala officials;

  • Develop and implement work plans for various component activities;

  • Oversee implementation of assigned activities and ensure that program results are met; and

  • Ensure the development and submission of assigned program deliverables, and provide timely and accurate reporting and briefings on assigned program areas.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in peacebuilding, conflict resolution or other relevant field;
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in International development;
  • Master’s degree in peace studies and conflict resolution, international development, law, or related field;

  • Previous experience working in Central or South America;

  • Experience with project design, management, implementation and monitoring and evaluation;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and

  • Speaking and writing fluency in English and Spanish

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with the indigenous populations of Guatemala;
  • Experience of working with International organizations;
  • Experience of working with Law Enforcement Agencies;
  • Experience working with USG-funded programs; and
  • Experience developing and implementing community-based programs.

Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is contingent upon donor funding.


How to apply:

Please apply online: http://ift.tt/2kmX7va


United States of America: Grants Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: UCP Wheels for Humanity
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 22 Jun 2017

UCP Wheels for Humanity

Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCP Wheels) increases access to mobility and improves quality of life for children and adults with physical disabilities in developing countries. UCP Wheels’ goal is to make strategic investments in communities that leverage existing capacities and empower local stakeholders. Based on the needs of each region in which we work, we offer one or more of our direct-service or capacity-building programs. These include the provision of appropriately fitted wheelchairs and empowerment programs, as well as advocacy and training initiatives that create sustainable, community-based systems to support long-term change. For more information, please visit http://ift.tt/1yx9vKm

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The Grants Coordinator is an integral Programs Team member working closely with field offices, headquarters, finance, development and programs staff. Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Grants Coordinator monitors and manages a portfolio of public and private grants and assists in the ongoing development of systems and procedures to ensure effective grants monitoring, implementation and close out. Primary duties include monitoring and managing the award portfolio, donor finance reporting, grant development, project kick-off and close out.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Work collaboratively with field offices and sub-grantees to monitor rate of spending and to troubleshoot and escalate issues as needed

· Monitor monthly budget versus actual expenditures, compile and analyze budget submissions and assist with budget planning

· Ensure activities are implemented, monitored and measured in accordance with grant requirements, procedures and regulations

· Act as primary point of contact between field offices/grantees and headquarters

· Ensure donor communications, requests and modifications are resolved, recorded and documented for future reference

· Design/adapt procedures and associated tools to be used for developing, executing, monitoring and closing grants according to USAID and other donor regulations

· Ensure award files are up to date, consistent, comprehensive and “handover ready” at anytime

· Develop grant oversight work plan, support grant work planning, including design, adaptation, revision, modification and monitoring

· In coordination with finance team, help facilitate payments to partners and sub-awards

· Manage the process of developing and submitting cost proposals in collaboration with program and finance team

· Support the development of concept notes, draft sections of proposals (especially capability statements, budget narratives, management plans, certs, etc.)

Qualifications and Experience

· Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in fund management, financial/operational systems, grants management, preferably with an international development organization

· Proven history of implementing USAID-supported projects, including experience managing grants according to USAID regulations and procedures

· Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with, managing, establishing and maintaining collaboration with partners in multi-site programs

· Experience working with and providing technical assistance to NGOs and/or local organizations

· Excellent organization teamwork, written and verbal communication skills,

· Ability to work independently within expressed parameters; completing regularly scheduled tasks and adherence to strict deadlines is essential

· Interest in and willingness to travel internationally several times each year

· Spanish, Mandarin, Ukrainian, Russian, or Bahasa a plus


How to apply:

Please apply by emailing a resume and cover letter addressed to Perth Rosen, Director of Programs, Subject Line: Grant Coordinator to careers@ucpwheels.org


Democratic Republic of the Congo: offre de services pour l'appui aux personnes déplacées et gestion des sites de déplacement dans le Nord Kivu, RDC’

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 02 Jun 2017

L’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (ci-après dénommée l’**OIM**) se propose d’engager des Prestataires de services pour les trois projets suivants:

  • Rapid Assistance Program for Internally Displaced – R.A.P.I.D. Fund for Eastern DRC ;

  • Protection of the most vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in IOM-coordinated displacement sites in North-Kivu, DRC;

  • Ensure the dignity and quality of life for conflict-affected internally displaced populations in Eastern DRC;

L’OIM invite les prestataires de services / cabinets-conseils à fournir leur proposition technique et financière pour la fourniture des services suivants: appui aux personnes déplacées et gestion des sites de déplacement dans le Nord Kivu, RDC. Des informations complémentaires sur les services sont fournies dans les Termes de Références (TDR).

Les prestataires de services / cabinets-conseils seront sélectionnés sur la base des procédures de sélection qualité-coût décrites dans cette demande d’offre de prix.

La demande d’offre de prix est constituée des parties suivantes :

Section I. Instructions aux prestataires de services / cabinets-conseils;

Section II. Proposition technique – Formulaires types;

Section III. Proposition financière – Formulaires types;

Section IV. Termes de références;

Section V. Contrat Type. e

L’Offre/Proposition du Prestataire de services / Cabinet-conseil doit comprendre les éléments suivants :

a) la Proposition technique, et

b) la Proposition financière.

La Proposition, ainsi que toutes correspondances y relatives partagées par les Prestataires de services / Cabinets-conseils et l’OIM doivent être en français ou en anglais. Tous les rapports préparés par le Prestataire de services / Cabinet-conseil doivent être en français ou en anglais.

Les Prestataires de services / Cabinets-conseils sont appelés à examiner en détail les documents constituant la Demande d’offre de prix. L’existence de lacunes importantes sur les informations requises peut entraîner le rejet d'une proposition.

La Proposition technique doit inclure les informations suivantes en utilisant les Formulaires de Proposition technique types TPF 1 à TPF 6 joints aux présentes (Section II).

a) Une brève description de l’organisation du Prestataires de Services / Cabinet-conseil et un résumé de l'expérience récente de chaque partenaire sur des missions similaires (TPF-2), s'il s'agit d'une joint-venture. Pour chaque mission, ce résumé doit indiquer les profils du personnel proposé, la durée de la mission, le montant du contrat et le rôle du cabinet.

b) Une description du plan d'approche, de méthodologie et de travail pour exécuter la mission (TPF-3). Celle-ci devra normalement être faite sur dix (10) pages au maximum, y compris les graphiques, diagrammes, commentaires et suggestions, le cas échéant, sur les Termes de référence, le personnel et les équipements. Le plan de travail doit être compatible avec l'horaire de travail (TPF-7).

c) La liste de l'équipe professionnelle proposée par domaine d'expertise, leurs positions et les tâches qui seraient confiées à chaque membre de l'équipe professionnelle (TPF-4).

d) Les CV les plus récents, signés du personnel professionnel proposé et du représentant autorisé soumettant la proposition (TPF-5). Les informations essentielles devraient inclure le nombre d'années de travail pour l'entreprise et le niveau des responsabilités qui leur sont confiées dans diverses missions au cours de cinq (5) dernières années.

e) Un planning approximatif de la participation de l'effectif total (Personnel professionnel et Personnel d’appui, le temps du personnel nécessaire pour mener à bien la mission), appuyé par un graphique en barres indiquant le temps proposé pour chaque Professionnel et les membres de l'Equipe professionnelle (TPF-6). Le planning doit également indiquer le moment où les experts travaillent au bureau du projet et le moment où ils travaillent dans d’autres endroits hors du bureau du projet.

f) Un calendrier (diagramme à barres) qui indique le temps proposé pour entreprendre les activités indiquées dans le plan de travail (TPF-7).

g) Une description détaillée de la méthodologie proposée et le personnel à former si la Demande d’offre de prix précise la formation comme composante spécifique de la mission.

La proposition technique ne doit comporter aucune information financière.

NB: Vous pouvez télécharger l'appel à proposition complet sur ce lien :

http://ift.tt/2rejuqE


How to apply:

Les Propositions doivent être soumises par porteur ou par courrier au bureau de l’OIM au Sous-Bureau pour le Nord Kivu, 14 Avenue des Orchidées – Quartier des Volcans, Goma, République démocratique du Congo, au plus tard le Vendredi 2 Juin 2017 à 17 heures (heure de Goma). Les propositions reçues tardivement ne seront pas acceptées.

L’OIM se réserve le droit d’accepter ou de rejeter toute proposition et d’annuler le processus de sélection et rejeter toutes Propositions à tout moment avant attribution du Contrat sans, de ce fait, encourir de responsabilité à l’égard des Prestataires de services / Cabinets-conseils concernés.


Iraq: Safety and Security Officer (National position)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Nonviolent Peaceforce
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 01 Jul 2017

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath.

NP is in the process of setting up protection programming in Iraq as part of the humanitarian response to the impact of the Mosul offensive. Applicants should be prepared for rapid deployment.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Safety and Security Officer (SSO), to support the delivery of effective safety planning, advice and operations support for NP’s programming in Iraq. The post is for nationals only. Frequent travel to field locations should be expected.

As SSO you will be working under the supervision of the Safety and Security Advisor, along with programme staff in the field. You will be responsible for providing strategic as well as on-the-ground safety and security assistance and support to programme staff deployed to hostile or dangerous environments. An integrated approach to the provision of safety and security advice enables NP to implement programming as safely as possible.

The SSO will support the SSA in the following areas:

  • Producing SOPs, contingency plans and risk assessment documentation, ensuring these are up to date and in line with required standards
  • Maintaining close contact with all relevant stakeholders by developing a network and building relationships with key actors – NGOs, INGOs, UN and government agencies, security forces and other armed actors
  • Monitoring and analyzing the security situation, ensuring reliable security information as basis for informed decision-making
  • Providing security context analysis and daily security updates
  • Providing on-the-ground security advice and ensure situational awareness to mitigate risks to programme staff in the field
  • Facilitating an ongoing culture of learning and improving as it relates to safety and security and arrange ongoing training as a key strategy for improved security conditions

The ideal candidate has:

  • Previous experience working with an NGO in a security management position or field coordination position with management of security. Candidates with significant military and private security management experience will also be considered
  • Previous experience in providing security and safety advice for personnel and infrastructure against a spectrum of threats
  • Strong analytical skills on security analysis and conflict sensitivity
  • Good communication and relationship building skills
  • The ability to remain calm, focused, organized and results oriented under pressure and with rapidly changing circumstances
  • An understanding of strategic, tactical and operational safety and security risk management
  • Emergency medicine skills

For more information about NP and its work, as well as full details of the position and the application process, please go to NP’s website: http://ift.tt/v0S6SG


How to apply:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted and processed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Due to the urgency of the need to fill the position, qualified candidates who can start immediately will be prioritized.

Please email your updated CV together with a letter of motivation that tells us why you are interested in this position and how you are ideally suited to this particular position.

Email address is: recruitNPME@nonviolentpeaceforce.org

As we receive hundreds of applications for each position, only those selected for an interview will be personally contacted. Thank you for your interest in Nonviolent Peaceforce.


Namibia: CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A MALARIA MICROSCOPY REGIONAL SLIDE BANK FOR THE ELIMINATION 8 COUNTRIES

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Southern Africa Malaria Elimination Eight Initiative Secretariat
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 29 May 2017

1. OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE

The E8 Secretariat is a Principal Recipient (PR) of the Global Fund Against Aids, TB and Malaria (GFATM) in Southern Africa for Malaria Elimination. The E8 Secretariat is responsible for the financial and programmatic management of the grant, as well as the procurement of health and non-health products and services. With a presence in eight (8) SADC countries, the E8 Secretariat seeks to hire the services of organisations for the following:

Lots

Description of Services

Lot 1:

Development and management of a Malaria Microscopy Regional Slide Bank for the E8 countries, namely, Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Summary of Tasks:

Lot 1: Establish and operate a Malaria Microscopy Slide Bank Facility adequate in size to meet the needs of the E8 region as per international standards.

The scope of work involves:

a. Sample collection, blood film preparation, staining, cover slipping, validation of the slide results and storage of stained slides. Also species confirmation using standard Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).

b. Species confirmation using standard Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). Blood collection, blood film preparation and staining of the slides may be done in other countries/ regions where certain malaria species are found

c. Maintain a pool of adequate and competent personnel and establish a quality management system as per international ISO standards to run the slide bank.

The contractor should ideally be an organisation having a functional malaria microscopy laboratory preferably accredited to the relevant ISO standard or at an advanced stage of seeking ISO accreditation.

Based on this EOI, the E8 Secretariat will short-list contractors, who will then be invited to submit their proposals through a Request for Proposal process.

The E8 Secretariat will select contractors based on an Evaluation Process through a Request for Proposal process.

2. SPECIAL PROCUREMENT CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The E8 Secretariat now invites eligible organisations to express their interest in providing the services. Interested organisations must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff etc.).

In order to be consider as a potential contractor, interested organisations should submit their Expression of Interest including the following information:

  • Signed Application Submission Form (Annex 1)
  • Brief presentation of your company/organization including number of staff, turnover, years in business
  • Reference list demonstrating your qualifications for participating in this possible upcoming bidding process
  • Contact information (full name and address, country, telephone numbers, email address, website (if any) and contact person)

How to apply:

Expressions of Interest and accompanying documents must be received by the E8 Secretariat no later than Close of Business COB on 29th May 2017. The deadline for short-listed suppliers to submit their proposals will be indicated in the bidding document to be issued to them.

Expressions of Interest can be hand-delivered, couriered or e-mailed to the contact address below. Please indicate Ref No**: EOI-E8-SURV-001-2017** on all submissions.

This Call for Expressions of Interest does not constitute a solicitation. The E8 Secretariat reserves the right to change or cancel the requirement at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process. The E8 Secretariat also reserves the right to require compliance with additional conditions as and when issuing the final solicitation documents. Submitting a reply to a call for EOI does not automatically guarantee receipt of solicitation documents when issued. The request for proposal and any subsequent contract will be issued in accordance with the rules and procedures of the E8 Secretariat.

1. E8 SECRETARIAT CONTACT INFORMATION

Elimination 8 Initiative Secretariat

Channel Life Towers, 1st Floor

39 Post Mall Street

Windhoek, Namibia

Email: procurement@elimination8.org

ANNEX - 1

Application Submission Form

(to be printed on company letterhead, signed, dated and stamped) Date: [insert day, month, year]

REF: EOI-E8-SURV-01-2017

To: E8 Secretariat

Channel Life Towers, First Floor

39 Post Mall Street

Windhoek, Namibia

We, the undersigned, apply to be prequalified for the referenced EOI and declare that:

(a) We have examined and have no reservations to the prequalification application, including any Addendum (or Addenda to same effect), issued by the E8 Secretariat in accordance with instructions to applicants.

(b) We understand that you may cancel the prequalification process at any time and that you are neither bound to accept any application that you may receive nor to invite the prequalified applicants to bid for the contract subject of this prequalification, without incurring any liability to the Applicants.

(c) We are not associated in the past, directly or indirectly, with a firm or any of its affiliates which have been engaged by the E8 Secretariat to provide any services for the preparation of the terms of reference and other documents to be used for the services to be procured.

(d) All the information and statements made in this EOI are true and we accept that any misrepresentation contained in it may lead to our disqualification;

(e) We are currently not on the removed or suspended vendor list of the Global Fund, United Nations agencies, SADC Secretariat or other such lists of other similar organisations, nor are we associated with, any company or individual appearing on the World Bank’s Listings of Ineligible Firm and Individuals or World Bank’s Corporate Procurement Listing of Non-Responsible Vendors or in a “UN Ineligibility List” or declared as ineligible by other international donor organisations;

(f) We have no outstanding bankruptcy or pending litigation or any legal action that could impair our operation as a going concern; and we do not employ, nor anticipate employing, any person who is or was recently employed by the E8 Secretariat.

We remain,

Yours sincerely,

Authorized Signature [In full and initials]: __

Name and Title of Signatory: __

Name of Firm: __

Contact Details:

[*Please mark this letter with your corporate seal, if available*]