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HR Coordinator H/F

General conditions Expatriate contract under Swiss labour code 3’400 CHF (~2’950 €) < > 4’750 CHF (~4’100 €) net /month according to experience x 13 times, Vacancy: 25 days annual leaves local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight. Duration: 2.5 months. General description As HR Coordinator, the objectives of this position is: 1) to formalize the HR policies in a SoPs, with guidelines and templates if necessary; 2) to improve the HR Unit with the recruitment and the training of 2 or 3 additional staff(1 deputy and 1 or 2 officers).   Specifications HR Policies Management S/He will develop/modify the process and templates needed for the routine of the HR treatment (payroll, leaves. S/He will formalize the HR policies in terms of guidelines, procedures, and tools related to recruitment, compensation, administrative management, disciplinary aspects, the management of individual trajectories within the organization and any other aspect identified in the assessment. S/He/will work in close partnership with the Legal Advisor and the Tax Advisor in order to ensure the respect of the Nigerian legal framework. S/He shall collaborate with the Financial Coordinator for proper consideration of budgetary constraints. S/He will support the Head of Units in making sure that the rules and procedures are known, understood, and implemented by all operational teams , and that they have all tools needed for their application (internal regulations, employment contracts, job profiles, etc.). S/He will pilot the proposition of improvement of the salary grid which will be submitted to the Country Representative.   HR routine Management S/He will supervise the routine of the recently created HR/Adm Unit: Pilote the recruitments application phase; treating the contracting (first contracting, renewal, amendements; end of contracting, induction process, etc.); Handel the proper filing/archiving of all the TdH’s employee cases. Supervise the appraisal process of the employees (especially in the lime of the upcoming of the end of the 2018 year) Track the career development in TdH Nigeria Ensure that the regular support tools related to HR, supposed to be applied by the other units are properly used.   Office Management S/He will manage the visa application process / Tracking for the international staff S/He will manage the allocation of the ID Card, Business cards, phone bundles for the staff S/He will ensure the regular updating of the contact list of the delegation S/He will manage and track the rental contract for the facilities (accomodations/office) She will manage the booking related to the domestics and international travels (accommodation, flights, etc.), except for the Helicopter field dropping-off/picking-up. S/He will supervise the housing keeping staff for the facilities. She will ensure the proper maintenance of the facilities (offices and guesthouses). Profile This function requires a degree in Business Administration, or other relevant HR/Business Administration training. Experience dealing with sensitive topics and an appreciation for how these issues are dealt with in different cultural contexts. Training in gender issues would be an asset. Experience in cross-cultural settings would be an asset. Prior overseas experience would be an asset. As well as the following specific « professional »  competencies: Language: Excellent oral and writing skills in English C2, French an asset (some worldwide tools have not been translated yet). Experiences and aptitudes: At least 5 years previous experience of seniority in an INGO at a management position in the fieldld (expatriation) Extensive project management experience (management; planning; staff development and training skills) in emergency · Management experience and strong team leadership qualities Excellent knowledge of office management and strong command of administrative tools Ability to work well and punctually under pressure. Context Tdh has established a Country Office in Nigeria since the last quarter of- 2017 to try to complete the covering a part of the needs of crisis affected people. For the moment, the organization is operating only in Borno State, essentially in the Eastern Part of the State, the Eastern Crescent -> from the North-East (Cross Kuawa, Kukawa, Monguno) to (Konduga, Gwoza, Banki). Some of the operations are implemented with the collaboration of a local partner (CHAD). TdH is targeting people's affected by the crisis by addressing some humanitarian gaps related to the access to some primary needs (Water Supply, Non Food Items distributions, Hygiene Promotion) or social basic services (as Child Protection, Educational Support, Primary Health Care…). Professional experience required 5-10

Country MEL Specialist – Nigeria

About Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Program / Department Summary Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, and its influence spreads across the continent. Yet, inequality and insecurity have consistently undermined Nigeria's development. Mercy Corps Nigeria was established in 2012 to respond to these challenges. The Nigeria team is headquartered in Abuja, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with offices throughout Nigeria. With a strong and growing team of over 200 staff, Mercy Corps is currently serving over 600,000 beneficiaries across the country with programming in Lagos in the South; Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau in the Middle Belt; Kano, Kebbi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Gombe and Adamawa in the North; and Borno in the complex crisis of the Northeast. Programs include girls’ education and financial inclusion, community peace-building, market-based livelihoods and a multi-sector humanitarian response. With the vision of a Nigeria in which all people are empowered, engaged, resilient and secure, Mercy Corps Nigeria focuses on the root causes of conflict, governance, humanitarian needs, and market systems development. General Position Summary The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist is a key position in Mercy Corps and is responsible for cross-cutting programmatic information management, monitoring and evaluation. A key focus will be to ensure that information collected is reflected upon, used to improve ongoing programs, and is incorporated into consistently high quality reports and proposal development. Ensuring feedback loops will be an integral to the role and ensure learning and capacity building of both MEL staff and program teams. The MEL Specialist will be responsible for developing (in partnership with project staff), coordinating, maintaining and constantly improving the nation-wide Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning system, as well as training MEL staff in each office.  In addition, the position holder is responsible for ensuring that the reports generated by each field office are timely, of a high quality, and validated. This will be achieved through staff capacity building and necessary training. Essential Job Responsibilities Strategy & Vision Develop the country MEL strategy, provide leadership to field offices in developing individual program level MEL systems that inform and improve each program, as well as feed into the broader nation-wide MEL system and country strategy. Lead the MEL country team in developing and maintaining a system that improves the country’s ability to analyze and represent impact to donors, government, colleague agencies, and communities themselves. Provide in-country program design, MEL and research planning as well as guide the incorporation of all best practices of MEL in proposal design stage for effective program management during implementation and up until award ends. High quality, utility focused evaluations must feed into program design, planning and strategy. Provide leadership in ensuring the culture of learning in program management is understood by staff and parrt of impact, influence and innovation Program Management Use existing Mercy Corps resources to train MEL and program teams in the area of monitoring and evaluation and report writing. Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain a robust MEL system, including training on Tola (digital tool developed by MC) and CommCare (ODK-based mobile data collection tool) and the periodic reflection and analysis of program monitoring data to disseminate learning. Build capacity of all relevant team members to understand and implement MEL related tasks, including systematic reflection and analysis of program MEL data. Work with senior leaders and HR to ensure MEL skills are built in to all program PDs and all staffs responsibilities and that there is a system of accountability Develop plans to mentor and coach staff to build their capacity to enable them to develop excellent reports and other documents. Regularly conduct project site visits to provide hands-on training to field staff on how to capture and organize information for accurate documentation and reporting. MEL System Development Lead efforts to establish a functional MEL unit across all offices that will facilitate MEL for all programs and collaborate closely with Program Staff in developing and establishing of the MEL system. Support all country programs independent MEL efforts to ensure high quality MEL at the program level as well as build a nationwide system that captures and presents results at a national level. Design and maintain MEL systems with utility and program quality in mind, providing Specialists and their teams real time information that can steer program implementation as well as informing donors and strategic program direction and that helps strategize future program interventions. Work with senior management to address shortfalls in MEL that affect program implementation and conduct internal DQAs. Monitoring and Evaluation/ Assessments Assist in designing programs that incorporate Mercy Corps’ standards on design, monitoring, and evaluation. Coordinate and play a role in assessments as requested. Provide input as to MEL systems and act as a link to HQ MEL technical staff. Set up and supervise the country MEL programs including hiring, orienting and supervising MEL staff as appropriate. Lead the program’s research and learning initiatives, in coordination with program management in order to generate learning on key questions concerning different technical areas in the country portfolio Team Management Develop the capacity of the team, deepen understanding of their roles and assist with career development. Assist team members with information, tools and resources to improve performance & reach objectives. Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on ones and performance reviews. Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence. Play an active role in hiring, orienting and leading team members as necessary. Security Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership. Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies. Organizational Learning As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. Accountability to Beneficiaries Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. Supervisory Responsibility MEL Managers, MEL Specialists, MEL Systems Technician, MEL Interns Accountability Reports Directly To: Deputy Director Works Directly With: Program Directors, Program Managers, and Team Leaders Knowledge and Experience BA/S or equivalent, preferable in business administration, public administration or international development. MA/S in relevant field strongly preferred. 5-7 years of experience in the areas of program development and monitoring and evaluation, including relevant experience building and managing an MEL system and team, relevant experience supervising data collection and data validation exercises, and building staff capacity. At least 3 years expertise in designing and implementing MEL for Market Systems development programs Success Factors The ideal candidate will have a strong curiosity for understanding and working effectively within the complex cultural, political, security and social environment of Nigeria.  S/he will be an excellent communicator, multi-tasker, and able to work in ambiguous situations. S/he will be a tolerant and flexible individual able to work in difficult and stressful environments and follow procedures.  The successful candidate will be focused on team-building and capacity-building of national staff; be a strategic thinker, have strong skills in design monitoring and evaluation of development programs and maintain a sense of humor. Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions The position is based in the capital city Abuja. The location is accompanied and generally secure. Housing, health care, water, electricity and consumer goods are all reasonably accessible and there are good international and domestic travel options from Abuja Airport. Air travel is necessary to get to some field locations. Mobile phones services are widely available. Internet is available in all Mercy Corps offices with some inconsistencies in the most remote sites. There is a wide variety of schools with different education philosophies and curriculum (British, American, French, and German to name the few). This position requires 40% travel by road and air to field offices that are located in highly insecure locations. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a short term assignments. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps' policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision.  Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

Haiti: Consultance nationale pour l'Elaboration du Plan Strategique de la Sante Communautaire 2019-2023, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 30 Oct 2018

L'UNICEF travaille dans de nombreuses zones tres difficiles pour atteindre les enfants les plus defavorises du monde, pour sauver leurs vies, pour defendre leurs droits et les aider a atteindre leur potentiel.

A travers 190 pays et territoires, nous travaillons pour chaque enfant, partout, chaque jour, pour construire un monde meilleur.

Et nous n'abandonnons pas.

Pour chaque Enfant, la sante !

Plusieurs initiatives communautaires sont actuellement en cours avec l'appui de differents partenaires/bailleurs entrainant, le plus souvent, une duplication des ressources humaines et financieres sur le terrain. Le constat a ete fait que le pays n'a pas encore defini clairement a travers un plan sa vision strategique en matiere de sante communautaire. A cet effet, un plan stategique national s'avere necessaire afin de donner des orientations claires sur le but et les objectifs a atteindre, les differents axes strategiques, le plan de suivi et evaluation et un budget clair par axe.

L'analyse de la situation dans le cadre de l'elaboration de ce plan strategique permettra de faire le diagnostic exhaustif de toutes les initiatives en cours dans le pays et identifier les forces et faiblesses sur lesquelles, l'on devra batir des strategies novatrices adaptees au contexte du pays et des communautes.

Vu les delais courts (3 mois) pour la finalisation de cet important document fortement attendu par le MSPP, il s'avere necessaire de recruter (en plus d'un consultant International), un consultant national experimente en la matiere et operationnel, pour appuyer les equipes du ministere de la sante dans l'elaboration de ce plan strategique national de sante communautaire. Ce dernier, de par son expertise nationale et sa parfaite connaissance du systeme de sante Haitien, facilitera les echanges/correspondances avec les hautes directions du MSPP et des partenaires parties prenantes.

Comment faire une difference ?

Le but de cette consultance est d'apporter un appui technique au Ministere de la Sante Publique et de la Population, dans la formulation et la redaction du Plan Strategique National de Sante Communautaire (2019-2023), afin d'orienter le pays dans ses efforts d'offre de services de soins universels et de qualite et de contribuer a l'atteinte des objectifs de developpement durable, notamment l'ODD 3.

Les principaux objectifs de cette consultance sont:

  • Proceder a l'analyse situationnelle de la sante communautaire en Haiti
  • Decrire la vision d'Haiti en matiere de sante communautaire
  • Degager les objectifs et les priorites de la sante communautaire en Haiti
  • Proceder a l'analyse causale des goulots d'etranglement de la sante communautaire en Haiti et proposer des solutions correctives
  • Determiner les orientations et les axes strategiques de mise en oeuvre, basees sur l'analyse des goulots, tout en prenant en compte les innovations dans le domaine de la sante communautaire
  • Proposer le draft du Plan Strategique National de Sante Communautaire en mettant en exergue: (i) les axes strategiques, (ii) les lignes d'action strategiques et le plan de mise en oeuvre, (iii) le cadre de suivi /evaluation, (iv) le budget et les sources de financement
  • Valider le plan strategique national de sante communautaire
  • Produire un rapport final du processus

QUALIFICATIONS NECESSAIRES (Y COMPRIS CONNAISSANCES SPECIALISEES)

  • Maitrise en sante publique, sante communautaire ou domaine equivalent
  • Connaissance approfondie et familiarite avec les systemes de sante de pays en developpement
  • Parfaite connaissance du systme de sante Haitien;
  • Excellente capacite d'analyse, e synthese et de redaction
  • Aptitude a travailler en etroite collaboration avec des instances gouvernementales avec tact et diplomatie
  • Capacite de travail en equipe mais aussi de facon autonome avec un minimum de supervision
  • Parfaite maitrise du francais (Oral et ecrit)
  • Parfaite maitrise du Creole Haitien
  • Parfaite connaissance du territoire national et des decoupages administratifs d'Haiti.
  • Maitrise du logiciel Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Connaissance d'Haiti, un avantage

EXPERIENCES PROFESSIONNELLES

  • Au moins huit ans d'experience dans le processus d'elaboration de plan strategique national de sante dont au moins cinq ans dans la sante communautaire dans les pays en developpement
  • Experience dans l'encadrement d'equipes pays dans l'elaboration de plan strategique national de sante communautaire
  • Experience dans la gestion des programmes de sante maternelle et infantile ou services de sante communautaire.
  • Experience dans les pays en voie de developpement ayant un profil similaire a celui d'Haiti

Duree : 45 jours sur une periode de trois mois

TERMES ET CONDITIONS DE TRAVAIL

  • Modalites de paiement :
  • 25% a la livraison du format du document strategique incluant l'analyse de la situation et les grandes orientations
  • 50% a la livraison du draft complet du document strategique
  • 25% a la livraison du document strategique final valide et sous reserve d'une evaluation de performance satisfaisante

Notez que le paiement final a un consultant depend de l'achevement des livrables et d'une evaluation de performance satisfaisante, tel que decrit dans la section sur l'affectation des travaux.

Dans le cadre de leur application pour cette consultance, les candidats devront soumettre les documents suivants:

  • Une proposition technique (tel que requis dans le document en annexe) TDRs - Elaboration plan strategique de sante communautaire NOD.pdfincluant une lettre de motivation et un plan de travail sur la base des TDRs de la consultance
  • Une proposition financiere tout-inclus (honoraires et frais connexes, incluant le transport et frais de vie) sur la base des termes de reference en annexe
  • Un CV et formulaire P11 a jours (en annexe)blank P11 form.doc
  • Une copie scannee du diplome de maitrise
  • Une attestation d'assurance medicale valide
  • Les coordonnees des 3 derniers superviseurs (nom, telephone et email) pour la verification des references

Se referer a l'annexe I, qui decrit les conditions generales regissant les contrats de consultants.

Annex I - Terms and conditions applicable to individial contracts - 2018.pdf

Pour Chaque enfant, demontrer

les valeurs fondamentales de l'UNICEF; à savoir l'engagement, la diversité, l'intégrité, les compétences de base en communication, le travail en equipe et la recherche de résultats.

Les compétences techniques requises pour ce poste sont ....

Consultez notre référentiel de compétences à

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

L’UNICEF prone le respect de la diversité et l’intégration au sein de son personnel et encourage tous les candidats, quels que soit leur sexe, leur nationalité, leur origine religieuse et ethnique, y compris les personnes handicapées, à appliquer.

L'UNICEF applique la politique de tolerance zero a l'egard toute conduite jugee incompatible avec son mandat et avec les normes de conduite des fonctionnaires des Nations Unies, notamment l'abus ou l'exploitation sexuels, le harcelement sexuel, l'abus d'autorite et la discrimination. L'UNICEF adhere aussi strictement au principe de la protection de l'enfance. Tout candidat considere pour un recrutement fera l'objet d'une verification rigoureuse des references et des antecedents et devra adherer a ces normes et principes.

Remarque:

Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés et passeront à la prochaine étape du processus de sélection. Les candidatures feminines sont vivement encourages. L'UNICEF est un environnement non-fumeur.Cette consultance n'est ouverte qu'aux candidats de nationalite haitienne.


How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=517081


Iraq: Mental Health Activity Manager

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 28 Oct 2018

The Mental Health Activity Manager (MHAM) is responsible for implementation of the Qayyarah Mental Health activity’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

This includes the planning, organization and coordination of Mental Health activities in close collaboration with the Psychiatrist Supervisor and other medical team members. The activity manager ensures the delivery of psychiatric and psychological clinical care; training and supervision of the mental health staff; identifying challenges and implementing needed changes. It ensures an efficient and effective implementation of the resources needed while maintaining high levels of quality in Mental Health MSF programs and activities.

About MSF

MSF is one of the largest independent medical humanitarian organizations in the world, with projects located in 65 countries worldwide. MSF's work is based on the humanitarian principles of medical ethics with the goal to provide emergency care to people who are affected by armed conflicts, epidemics and natural or man-made disasters.

Website

MSF FB page in Arabic

Project and Context

The Qayyarah mental health activity is based within MSF’s general hospital in Qayyarah.

The city of Qayyarah is in Ninewah Governorate. It is situated in northern Iraq on the Tigris River, about 60km south of the city of Mosul.

The population of Qayyarah experienced approximately two years of control by the Islamic State organisation between mid-2014 and 2016. Toward the end of 2016 the Iraqi army re-took the city. The armed conflict resulted in damage and destruction of significant parts to the city and surrounding infrastructure. Because of armed conflict during this time and in the subsequent year, more than 250,000 internally displaced people (IDP) moved to multiple camps near the city, mostly from Mosul and also from towns and villages in surrounding areas.

MSF activities began in Qayyarah in December 2016, not long after the city returned to the control of the Iraqi government. MSF’s major activity in Qayyarah is a 60 beds hospital providing care to adults and children requiring surgical and medical care.

Mental health activity is based on the grounds of the MSF hospital. Care is delivered in an Outpatient Department setting, as well as clinical mental health care delivered for patients admitted to the hospital. Mental health activity is provided to people with moderate and severe psychiatric and psychological disorder. Patients attending the clinic come from the surrounding area as well as nearby IDP camps.

The current mental health team consists of previously inexperienced clinicians trained to deliver counselling and psychological care. There is the equivalent of a full time visiting Iraqi psychiatrist with psychiatrically skilled primary care doctor provide psychiatric care, alongside an international MSF psychiatrist. There are three psychologists, two psychosocial counsellors and one translator.

The needs for mental health care in this region and more broadly in Iraq are huge. There are very few psychiatrists in Ninewah governorate. Those who are present work in government clinics in the Mosul area. Shortages of psychotropic drugs are common and there are no psychiatric inpatient beds in the region.

Since the start of the activities in Qayyarah, presentations of adults have included conditions including severe mood disorders, adjustment disorder and schizophrenia. In the hospital setting there are frequent presentations with suicide and self-harming attempts. Children have mainly presented with developmental disorders, secondary enuresis and separation anxiety.

Detailed responsibilities

Answerable to the Medical Activity Manager in the Qayyarah Project, the MHAM is responsible for the following:

  • In close collaboration with other medical team members, identifying the needs of Mental Health (MH) support in the target population and participating in the definition, planning, organization and update of the appropriate MSF strategy and activities and its budget. Monitoring and Evaluation MH support activities
  • Reviewing and developing the technical materials, tools, guidelines and documents, and coordinating and ensuring the implementation of all Mental Health standard protocols and procedures set by MSF in order to provide the most appropriate treatment for patients
  • Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, all HR processes including training of the staff under his/her responsibility
  • Coordinating and ensuring that MH activities (in and outside health facilities) are performed with regular follow-up in order to provide the most appropriate treatment for patients with psycho social problems
  • Ensuring that psychiatric patients coming to MSF facilities receive proper treatment including psychotropic medication and psychosocial support either within an MSF program or thru referral to an appropriate resource
  • Ensuring in close collaboration with medical department, that Mental Health department participates in clinical mental health care of patients in the hospital when needed
  • Ensuring Mental Health team is calm and neutral during sessions regardless of personal feelings and/or beliefs and that the translators are trained about terminology and appropriate behavior during sessions
  • Mapping and regularly updating the existing Mental Health services, including other INGO’s, local NGO’s, community groups and governmental health services, etc. and maintaining good and regular communication and collaboration with other components of the project according to objectives and context. Identifying possible advocacy issues.
  • Participating in monthly reports and reporting problematic situations and cases

Required profile and skills

  • Masters’ degree in Psychology or equivalent clinical mental health Master degree. Master degree must be clinical.
  • Clinical psychology experience of at least 2 years full time equivalent required after graduation from clinical psychology master degree.
  • Experience in a humanitarian setting is essential.
  • Team management experience appreciated
  • Fluency in English (essential) and Arabic (an asset)
  • Computer skills (word, advanced excel …)
  • Monitoring and evaluation (data collection and analysis)
  • Results and quality oriented
  • People Management & Teamwork

Position's specificities

  • Fixed term contract (6 months)
  • Salary according to the MSF salary grid and previous experience in international NGOs
  • Position based in Qayyarah, Nineva Province, Iraq
  • Monthly Perdiem
  • Insurances : medical health coverage, repatriation
  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year
  • R&R every 6 weeks
  • Unaccompanied position

How to apply:

Please apply online with your resume and a cover letter :

https://www.msf-me.org/content/mental-health-activity-manager-vacancy

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted


Pakistan: Obstetrician - Gynecologist

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Pakistan
Closing date: 28 Oct 2018

MSF PROJECT IN PESHAWAR

Peshawar project aims at providing gynecologic, obstetric and neonatla care to vulnerable populations in Peshawar district and the surrounding tribal zone. We focus mostly on high risk pregnant women and women living in camps, in rural areas and in areas with no access or limited access to obstetric care.

Since 2011, MSF has opened a private hospital, a CEMONC with an operating theatre, 20 IDP beds for mothers, 15 beds in NBU and 3 palliative care beds, as well as a laboratory, a blood bank and a pharmacy.

The gynecology team includes: 1 expatriate gyn-obs, 5 national gyn-obs including a supervisor.

The international obstetrician/gynaecologist position in Pakistan allows an opportunity to practice obstetrics in a high maternal mortality setting where access to care can be difficult in collaboration with a strong international and national team including national gynecologists. While providing clinical care for women is an important component of the job, teaching, training and supporting local staff in continuous skills development and improvement is a large component of the work in Pakistan.

More information on the project :

The fifth anniversary of MSF Women hospital in Peshawar

Eyes without face

Testimony of a pediatrician with MSF hospital

MSF Pakistan Facebook page

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Providing technical expertise in the domains of gynaecology and obstetrics:

  • Implement obstetric and gynaecological procedures or other treatments required during pregnancy or immediately after birth in order to improve women’s reproductive health and reduce pregnancy and delivery risks for mother and baby.
  • Ensure medical protocols and prescriptions are followed by the health care personnel in accordance with MSF guidelines.
  • Ensure hygiene procedures are followed in order to limit infection risks.
  • In collaboration with midwife ensuring the quality of obstetrical care in Maternity department.
  • In collaboration with BHUs Activity Manager ensuring the quality of Antenatal and Postnatal Care and Family Planning.Multidisciplinary collaboration with other medical doctors and midwives is compulsory.

1.a. In Triage/Labour and Delivery room

  • Assist in correct triage, diagnosis and management of complications of pregnancy in association with triage nurses and junior doctors in accordance with MSF protocols.
  • In collaboration with the international midwife, ensure correct application of labour protocols including use of partograph and identification and escalation of complications of labour and delivery
  • Perform and teach specific delivery procedures such as external cephalic version, internal podalic version, twin and breech delivery and instrumental delivery following MSF protocols
  • Manage and train staff in management of antepartum and postpartum obstetricial emergencies such as uterine rupture or post-partum haemorrhage in accordance with MSF protocols.

1.b. In Operation Theatre:

  • Carrying out elective and emergency surgical interventions in accordance with MSF protocols.
  • Carrying out the patients’ pre-operative consultations before they undergo surgery.
  • Evaluating the risks of operating in collaboration with the anaesthesiologist.
  • Monitoring the rational use of surgical material during interventions.
  • Monitoring the application of hygiene protocols in theatre (decontamination, sterilisation, etc.).
  • Checking that the register for the operating theatre is kept updated.

1.c. In Post-delivery care and IPD

  • Carrying out rounds in the IPD in collaboration with junior doctors, midwives/LHVs and the anaesthetists.
  • Guaranteeing the application of MSF protocols (ATB, dressing protocols, etc.) and the rational use of medicines.

2. Teaching and Training of other healthcare personnel

  • Participating in on-going personnel training (care techniques, etc.)
  • In collaboration with the national gynaecologist supervisor: Participating to the weekly training session proposing and presenting topics / Bedside teaching for junior medical staff (especially FMOs) / Participate in/organise (if required) morbidity and mortality and near-miss meetings
  • In collaboration with other staff: participate in teaching/training for midwives, LHVs, anaesthetists, neonatology staff, health promotion, others are required. **REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Mandatory: Doctor Degree. Gynaecology Specialist Diploma.

  • Surgical skills (C-section, Hysterectomy etc.) are compulsory.

  • 2 years certified work experience in gynaecology essential Desirable previous experience with MSF or other NGOs in developing countries.

  • Language required: English


How to apply:

Please apply online with your resume and cover letter :

https://www.msf-me.org/content/obstetrician-gynecologist-pakistan

Only short listed candidates will be contacted


Lebanon: Head of Mission / Medical Coordinator

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 24 Oct 2018

Lebanon, bordering Syria, hosts 1.5 million Syrian refugees (for a population of 4 million) of which about 35% in the Beqaa valley.

Zahle pediatric project, located in the Beqaa valley, opened in early 2017 in Elias Haraoui Ministry of Public Health Hospital. It aims at providing specialized pediatric care to children in the most vulnerable populations (Syrian and Palestinian refugees, Lebanese without access to care).

The proposed medical management includes:

  • critical cases (respiratory distress, infection etc.)
  • complex cases requiring hospitalization (chronic diseases, epilepsy etc.) or outpatient care, with specific monitoring on thalassemia

The pediatric unit managed by MSF includes a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

The project is organized in partnership with the local NGO Waha (centered on ambulatory care).

Accountabilities as Head of Mission

  • Initiating and leading the mission-wide operational strategy; including country policy, annual plan, budget and policy frameworks. Leading the management team translating the strategic objectives into operational activities. Monitoring developments in MSF’s general policies and strategies and adapting the annual plan of the mission accordingly.
  • Monitoring and analyzing the political, humanitarian and medical situation in the country and in the region. Identifying potential fields of intervention and determining response strategies.
  • Representing MSF towards external actors to create commitment and negotiate terms and conditions for field operations.
  • Leading the implementation of medical-humanitarian activities in the mission.
  • Coordinating with other MSF sections to initiate, coordinate and develop short- and long-term strategies in the country.
  • Evaluating the progress and outcomes of activities to ensure that objectives are achieved and reporting to the cell
  • Being responsible for the planning and coordination of all human, material and financial resources to ensure the overall performance of the mission
  • Leading the mission and its staff, providing a clear vision for the direction of the mission and bringing staff together across functional and geographical lines to achieve the mission’s objectives Being responsible for all security aspects of the mission.

Accountabilities as medical coordinator

  • Being responsible for defining, monitoring and updating the medical content of the MSF country policy, medical strategy, annual plan and budget, translating the identified health needs into a medical strategic vision and project objectives, priorities and resources needed in order to cover the medical and humanitarian needs of the population at risk, and ensuring that the objectives and goals set in the Mission’s annual plan, CPP and project plans are achieved.
  • Being overall responsible for the appropriateness and quality of medical interventions conducted by MSF projects and being expected to identify and work on removing barriers to better patient safety, effective medical care, and better patient-centered activities.
  • Continuously monitoring the medical and humanitarian needs in the Mission country through exploratory missions, the use of health information systems, monitoring and reviewing project proposals, determining necessary resources in order to cover medical and humanitarian needs of the population at risk
  • Being responsible for the supervision and monitoring of the medical technical aspects, humanitarian needs and in coordination with the Logistics Coordinator, the material aspects of the programs through regular field visits,
  • In close collaboration with the HR Coordinator, participating in the planning, definition and sizing of the health-workforce in the mission and supervising the associated processes
  • Together with the HR Coordinator, defining, updating and implementing the Mission’s Health and Safety Policy Framework including medical insurance, social packages and repatriation policy.
  • Being responsible for defining and sizing other resources (pharmacy and medical equipment management in collaboration with the Pharma Coordinator and the Logistics Department) and timelines, procedures and protocols. Ensuring preparation of all medical orders in collaboration with the Pharma Coordinator and the Logistics Department, and the submission of all medical purchase requests to HQ.
  • Providing reports on the mission’s evolution from the medical perspective,
  • Representing MSF with local medical authorities and keeping regular contact with other counterparts in the mission.

Qualities

  • Strategic Vision
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Networking

Professional skills

  • University degree in medicine or paramedical is mandatory. Additional degrees in Public Health or International Relations are a plus.
  • At least five years work experience in management positions, including two years in similar management position, in MSF
  • Previous experience with MSF as a Medical Coordinator (mandatory)
  • Working experience in developing countries (mandatory)
  • Fluency in English mandatory. Arabic (levantine) and French are assets.
  • Computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

Position's specificities

  • Position to be filled ASAP
  • Duration 12 months

How to apply:

Please apply online with your resume and cover letter :

https://www.msf.fr/en/get-involved/work-with-us/all-employment-opportuni...

Only short listed candidates will be contacted


Libya: Programme Assistant FT (G5), Tripoli, Libya # 106303 (Open for National of Libya only) RE-ADVERTISEMENT

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Libya
Closing date: 04 Nov 2018

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does - in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to childrenâ™s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life - in its social, political, economic, civic and cultural dimensions - her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society-™s most disadvantaged citizens - addressing inequity - not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.

Purpose for the job: Under the close supervision and guidance of the Chief of Education, the programme assistant supports the respective section by carrying out a range of procedural, administrative, and operational tasks, to help develop, implement and monitor their country programme, ensuring timely and effective delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.

III. Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

1-Support to programme development, planning and execution - Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results -Support in resource mobilization

2-Support in knowledge management and capacity building

1. Support to programme development, planning and execution

*Compiles data and information on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate preparation of reports, working papers, and presentations.

* Prepares and maintains records pertaining to programme planning and development for his/her respective section.

* Carries out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and makes amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary.

* Arranges meetings, workshops and training courses pertaining to programme development, and provides support in making the necessary logistical arrangements.

*Follows up both internally with the supply section and externally with counterparts to ensure supplies for programme implementation are delivered in a timely and accurate manner.

2.Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results

* Provides support on budget revision/preparation, implementation status, determination position of funding utilization, and financial closures.

* Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision and follow up.

* Prepares and maintains records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation.

3.Support in resource mobilization

*Compiles and organizes information and data pertaining to donors (both current and potential).

* Compiles and organizes data and information to assist in the preparation of periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme funds.

* Carries out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants for his/her section such as registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants.

*Supports the processing of contracts for consultants and external partners pertaining to the section.

4. Support in knowledge management and capacity building

* Gathers and shares information as needed in support of improving the processes and daily operations of the section.

* Supports capacity development activities related to performance monitoring, programme development, and related internal UNICEF systems/tools by drafting necessary correspondence, compiling data reports and maintaining relevant records.

IV. Impact of Results The efficiency and effectiveness of support provided by the programme assistant to the development, implementation and monitoring of programmes/projects facilitates the delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the respective section, which in turn enhances the offices and UNICEF’s capacity in helping the most vulnerable women and children.

V. Competencies and level of proficiency required (based on UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles)

Core Values

* Commitment * Diversity and inclusion *Integrity

Core competencies

*Communication (I) * Working with people (II) * Drive for results (I)

Functional Competencies:

*Analyzing (I) * Learning & Researching (I) * Planning and organizing (I) * Following Instructions and Procedures (I)

VI. Recruitment Qualifications

Education: Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.

Experience: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.Â

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English and Arabic is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is considered as an asset.


How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512463


Syrian Arab Republic: Programme Assistant (VAM and Livelihood) SC5-Damascus FO- VA079-2018

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Organization: World Food Programme
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 05 Nov 2018

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

From 14 October 2018 to 05 November 2018

CONTRACT TYPE/DURATION

Contract Type: Service Contract SC5

Duration: Six Months

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in Regional Bureaux (RBs), Country Offices (COs), Area/Field Offices (AOs/FOs). The job holders typically report to a Programme Policy Officer or the designate.

At this level, job holders are responsible for the completion of a range o f specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff. They work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.

JOB PURPOSE

To perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

· Conduct vulnerability and food needs assessment according to guidelines provided by the Country Office; Gather relevant food security information from key sources in difficult to reach areas through innovative means and according to guidelines provided by the Country Office;

· Verify data reliability and support data entry of food security assessments and market prices;

· Coordinate regular collection of market prices according to specifications provided by the Country Office; Prepare regular food security updates on areas of operation under the Field of Office;

· Support the development of livelihoods and resilience programming in the area of operation;

· Liaise with the concerned authorities, partners and other stakeholders on livelihood and resilience building projects;

· Undertake project Identification, development, monitoring and technical supervision of livelihoods projects;

· Assess the training needs of relevant partner staff and support the design and implementation of appropriate capacity development training;

· Prepare regular implementation progress reports on livelihoods projects;

· Contribute to documenting lessons learnt and best practices in livelihood and resilience building programming in area of operation.

· Perform other duties, as required by the supervisor.

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

· Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.

· Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.

· Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.

· Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People

· Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.

· Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.

· Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.

· Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance

· Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.

· Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.

· Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.

· Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership

· Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.

· Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.

· Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.

· Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES

Capability Name Description of the behavior expected for the proficiency level

Programme Life cycle & Food Assistance

· Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic

understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers)

· Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

Knowledge of Specialized Areas

· Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.

Emergency Programming

· Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt

· Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the

national or local level.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.

Experience: Four years of progressively responsible programme or operations field work in community, or area development, of which at least one year was closely related to food security, local development, early recovery, livelihood or environment programme functions.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Arabic Languages

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).

• Has contributed to implementation of programmes.

• Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please upload your CV in English

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Candidates must get an auto confirmation email once applying


How to apply:

Internal candidates :

https://performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreq?jobId=100243&company=C0000168410P&username=

External candidates :
https://job-listing.wfp.org/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=100243&company=C0000168410P&username=


Consultant to Conduct Final Evaluation of Project on the Promoting the Empowerment of the Angolan Women through Civil Society Organizations, Luanda

Consultant to Conduct Final Evaluation of Project on the Promoting the Empowerment of the Angolan Women through Civil Society Organizations Location : Luanda, ANGOLA Application Deadline : 31-Oct-18 (Midnight New York, USA) Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : International Consultant Languages Required : English Portuguese Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Nov-2018 Duration of Initial Contract : 4 Weeks Expected Duration of Assignment : 4 Weeks Background Since 2012, the Norwegian Embassy in Angola and UNDP Angola have joined efforts and resources to implement the project 'Promoting the Empowerment of Angolan Women Through CSOs', with the aim of contributing to a greater awareness of social, economic and political women's rights. The project based on public calls for funding and competition between project proposals for small-scale grants, has supported civil society organizations working to strengthen women's rights and participation in the political, economic and social sphere. The main objective of this evaluation is to produce an independent report on the implementation of the project over the period 2015-2018, to verify to what extent the project has achieved the planned results, to assess its relevance and effectiveness, its contribution to the achievement of SDGs and national priorities, to make recommendations to improve future support interventions in gender equality and women's empowerment. Historical and evaluation context: The 2nd Cycle of the project took place over a 3-year period (2015-2018), resultant of a partnership between the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the United Nations Development Program, with the institutional partnership of the Ministry of Social Action, Family and Women's Affairs. In mid-2017, the Royal British Embassy joined the partnership with provision of additional fund for the project. The project based on public calls for funding and competition between project proposals for small-scale grants, has supported civil society organizations working to strengthen women's rights and participation in the political, economic and social sphere is. This cycle will officially end in December 2018. In the course of its implementation, the project aimed to capitalize on the positive trends of greater protection and affirmation of women's rights in the country, evidenced in the Constitution of the Republic adopted in 2010, in the Law 25/11 of June 2011 on domestic violence, in the inclusion of gender priorities in the National Development Plan 2013-2017, and on the adoption of the National Gender Equity and Equality Policy in 2013. In addition, the project aligned itself with the UNDP Country Program to promote the strengthening of women's capacities, to promote evidence-based strategies that can support the advancement of gender equality and the empowerment of women, in line with Agenda 2030. The main objective of this cycle was to improve knowledge and capacity of women to be able to exercise their political, economic and social rights and thus contribute to the achievement of ODS, particularly ODS 5. The 2nd Cycle of the project covered the period 2015-2018 and had three main expected outputs: (i) strengthened capacity of women to participate in political, economic and social processes, as well as the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) in gender project implementation; (ii) promoted advocacy for access to information and awareness of public policy and programs on women's political and social rights with focus on domestic violence, and studies on disaggregated gender statistics; and (iii) promoted women's economic empowerment and capacity for cooperatives, as well as women's participation in decision-making processes through social consultation platforms. Throughout this three years, 11 different organizations received funds to implemented 14 projects in 8 provinces of Angola: Benguela (Lobito), Uíge (Uíge), Bié (Chinguar e Chitembo), Cunene (Ombadja, Curoca, Cahama, Ondjiva), Luanda (Luanda, Viana and Cazenga), Kwanza Sul (Sumbe), Huíla (Lubango and Gambos) and Namibe (Virei). The proposals were selected by a Technical Review Committee (TRC) chaired by UNDP and composed of representatives Norway Embassy, Ministry of Social Action, Family and Women's Promotion, UNFPA, Ministry of Justice and Human Right and civil society. The following organizations received funds to implemented micro-projects: 2015/2016: Angolan Action for Women (AAM), Information and Education Centre (CIES), Angolan Red Cross (CVA) and Youth Forum for Health Support and AIDS Prevention (FOJASSIDA); 2016/2017: People to People Development Aid (ADPP), Action for Rural and Environment Development (ADRA), Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (FMEA), Forum of Women Journalists for Gender Equality (FMJIG), Women Promotion in the Catholic Church (PROMAICA); 2017/2018: Public Policy Observatory Association of the Gender Perspective (ASSOGE), Information and Education Centre (CIES), Youth Forum for Health Support and AIDS Prevention (FOJASSIDA), Forum of Women Journalists for Gender Equality (FMJIG) and Young Women's Christian Association (UCF) The purpose of the evaluation: The main objective of this evaluation is to produce an independent report on the implementation of the project over the period 2015-2018, to verify to what extent the project has achieved the planned results, to assess its relevance and effectiveness, its contribution to the achievement of SDGs and national priorities, to make recommendations to improve future support interventions in gender equality and women's empowerment. This review shall be based on information received through interviews and meetings with implementing partners, UNDP project team, Technical Review Committee, representatives of target groups and local government, field visits and review of relevant documentation. UNDP project team will support the consultant(s) to organize meetings and visits. Issues to be explored Relevance: Assess how relevant the project activities were to improve awareness and empower women to exercise their political, social and economic rights in Angola; Assess how the project outputs and outcomes were relevant in terms of contributing to the achievements of SDGs, mainly 5, and its alignment with national priorities. Were the outputs relevant to the needs of the target groups Effectiveness: What were the key issues influencing the achievement/non-achievement of the objectives; Assess programme management including the planning, monitoring, review, financial management and reporting systems. Efficiency: How cost-efficient were the project activities? To what extend were the project resources/inputs efficiently converted into results; Was the project overall implemented in timely manner. Risk management: Assess the key risk factors that have been identified and measures taken to mitigate or manage them. Sustainability: To what extent will the benefits of the project continue after the project is finalised; What are the issues influencing sustainability of the project; Make recommendations on how to strengthen programme design and management and improve efficiency and effectiveness. Duties and Responsibilities Desk Review: Collection and analysis of relevant documentation related with the project, such as project document, minutes, reports, etc. This can be can be reviewed homebased, prior to field work; Work Plan: Present a work plan to UNDP project team, including the methodology to be implemented, the technical and / or theoretical perspectives to be implemented and a schedule; Briefing: meeting with the UNDP team, the Norwegian Embassy in Angola and the National Office of Women's Rights and Gender Equality / MASFAMU to discuss the work plan and to agree on tasks that will be carried out by the consultant(s); Field Work: Collection of primary documentation will take place in Angola, during a 7 days period (one week) and should include visits and interviews to implementing partners, target groups, local government representatives and visits (a sample will be considered) to provinces / localities where the projects were implemented; Analyzes: Draft of a preliminary project evaluation report including an executive summary (in Portuguese and English); conclusions, recommendations and lessons learned must be submitted to UNDP project team to collected comments; Final Product: Deliver the final evaluation report. Competencies Corporate Competencies: Demonstrates commitment to UNDP´s mission, vision and values; Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability; Highest standards of of integrity, discretion and loyalty Functional Competencies: Ability to work with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams; Creativity, innovation and initiative; Result oriented; Analytical ability; Logical ability; Able to work under pressure in an adverse environment; critical ability; Capacity to dialogue with different sectors; Determination and focus on goals and results; Ability of facilitation; Good management skills; Sensitivity to African and Angolan context. Required Skills and Experience Education: Masters (or equivalent) in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Sociology, Development Studies and other similar areas; Experience: At least 10 years of demonstrated experience in conducting similar evaluations in developing countries; Knowledge about the political, social and economical contexts of Angola; Experience in conducting UNDP results-based management and evaluations and inherent procedures; Experience in gender equality and women's rights issues in developing countries. Language: Fluency in English and Portuguese (written and spoken). Recommended Presentation of Proposal: Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability and detailed CV; Brief description of approach to work/technical proposal of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a proposed methodology on how they will approach and complete the assignment; (max 1 page); Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price and all other travel related costs (such as flight ticket, per diem, etc), supported by a breakdown of costs. If an applicant is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the applicant must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP. Criteria for Evaluation of Proposal Only those applications which are responsive and compliant will be evaluated. Offers will be evaluated according to the Combined Scoring method - where the educational background and experience on similar assignments will be weighted at 70% and the price proposal will weigh as 30% of the total scoring. The applicant receiving the Highest Combined Score that has also accepted UNDP's General Terms and Conditions will be awarded the contract. Evaluation Scores: Masters (or equivalent) in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Sociology, Development Studies and other similar areas; Max points: 20 At least 10 years demonstrated experience in conducting similar evaluations in developing countries, Max. points: 25 Knowledge and experience in gender equality and women's rights issues in developing countries, particularly in the context of Angola, Max. points: 25 Experience of UNDP results-based management and evaluation procedures; Max. points: 10 Methodology and approach to work; Max. points: 20 Payments: This assignment has a thirty-day timeframe and as such payment will be made in 2 installments: 25% at the commencement of the activities encompassing the TOR under Contract and (75%), once the entire assignment has been fully executed. UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Senior Education/Economist Specialist, Luanda, Angola

THE WORLD BANK GROUP Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world's largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2017, the WBG committed $59 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $19 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188 member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally. For more information, please visit www.worldbank.org The vision of the WBG is the eradication of extreme poverty and the promotion of shared prosperity by fostering income growth of the bottom 40 percent in each country. To achieve that vision, in 2013 the WBG Board of Governors approved a strategy for the organization that leverages the combined strength of WBG institutions and partnerships with the public and private sectors to deliver customized development solutions. These solutions are backed by finance, world class knowledge and convening services. It has three components: (1) maximizing development impact by engaging country clients in identifying and tackling the most difficult development challenges; (2) promoting scaled-up partnerships that are strategically aligned with the goals; and (3) crowding in public and private resources, expertise and ideas. THE EDUCATION GLOBAL PRACTICE Education is central to achieving the World Bank Group's twin goals: it is a reliable route out of poverty through large and consistent returns-to-income for individuals and as a driver for economic growth. It is also a prime vehicle for promoting shared prosperity. A main challenge in the education sector, however, is achieving 'learning for all and learning for life'- that is, ensuring all children and young people acquire the knowledge and skills they need for their lives and livelihoods. In the past two decades, the developing world has made great advances in education, most notably in enrolling and keeping children in school and in approaching gender equality. Despite these successes in expanding access, critical challenges remain, namely: removing persistent educational barriers faced by the poorest people and those living in fragile states, and improving the quality of education so that schooling leads to real learning. In recent years, the WBG, and the broader education development community, have shifted their focus to include learning outcomes. Traditional input-driven programs have shown that they do not always lead to improved learning outcomes, so the WBG's education strategy highlights the need for a more comprehensive 'systems approach' to education reform, investments, and service delivery. This approach is about increasing accountability and targeting results, as a complement to providing inputs. Congruently, it also requires strengthening the knowledge base on education, to highlight where systems are achieving results, where they are falling short, and what the most effective solutions are for addressing identified limitations. These efforts are increasingly guided by the need to invest early; invest smartly; and invest for all. Through high quality analytical work, collection of evidence, and practical know-how in these three areas, the WBG is helping its partner countries accelerate their progress in the education sector. The Education Global Practice (Education GP) is led by a Senior Director, who has overall responsibility for the practice. The Senior Director is assisted by the Director, who serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Practice. The Education Global Practice Management Team consists of the Senior Director, the two Directors and eight Practice Managers. EDUCATION AND THE AFRICA REGION The World Bank Group serves 48 client countries in the Africa Region (AFR). Clients range from low-income countries, among them several fragile and conflict-affected states, to a small but growing number of middle-income countries (MICs) but with weak human development indicators. Average annual per capita income varies widely and inequalities persist in most AFR countries, with most of the Region's population living in poverty. The Bank's strategy in AFR is focused on two pillars - competitiveness and employment, and vulnerability and resilience -and prioritizes cross-cutting approaches founded in governance and public-sector capacity. In AFR, many countries have achieved considerable progress in access to basic education. But challenges persist, namely: improving the quality and relevance of education at all levels; expanding access to early childhood development (ECD), post-basic education, developing emphasis on science, technology and innovation; and improving skills development. All of these efforts are needed to produce a quality workforce to sustain, innovate and expand on the current growth in the region. The Education GP team in the region works with client countries - at the regional, sub-regional, national and sub-national levels - to address their unique and shared challenges. We do this by addressing low-level quality at all levels of education, increasing the efficiency and accountability of education services, modernizing the higher end of the formal education continuum, integrating science and technology more effectively, and aligning skills formation with the needs of a fast-growing Region, including MICs. The GP aims to not only deliver high quality products but also to build capacity in client countries through collaborative interactions with country counterparts and other development partners. It seeks to bring the best possible knowledge to bear on the practical challenges facing client countries and at the same time places a high priority on knowledge generation, including through rigorous impact evaluations of education interventions. The Education GP is comprised of three Practice Management Units for the region. GED13 covers 17 countries in West and Southern Africa, across four Country Management Units (CMUs), and includes Anglophone, Francophone, Spanish, and Lusophone countries. In that context, the unit is responsible for policy dialogue, analytical work, and operational investments in the education sector. The unit's growing portfolio currently includes operations for about US$2 billion, sourced from IDA, IBRD, and Trust Funds, and technical assistance (TA) products in both low-income countries and MICs. The portfolio spans the full spectrum of the education sector from ECD to higher education as well as job-relevant skills development. The portfolio is increasingly using new lending instruments and approaches to support systemic reforms, including program for results (PfoRs) and multi-phased programmatic approach (MPAs), and the unit also plans to produce innovative and programmatic analytical work, particularly for our middle- and high-income clients, including fee-based services (e.g., Reimbursable Advisory Services). Many of our operations and analytical products are based on approaches that: (i) assist countries in developing and implementing strategies for ensuring quality teaching and learning at all levels of education (ECD, basic education, secondary education and tertiary education), and in addressing the issues that face these countries' disadvantaged and vulnerable groups; (ii) ensure that education systems respond to the needs of labor markets; (iii) continue to stress the focus on results; build capacity for monitoring and evaluation of reforms, and foster knowledge sharing; (iv) promote innovative strategies, cross-sectoral linkages, and partnerships with the private sector and other development partners whenever relevant; (v) develop and scale up successful strategies for regional collaboration to leverage economies of scale; and (vi) aim to strengthen governance, accountability, and transparency in the education sector. The AFCC1 CMU covers the countries of Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Saõ Tomé e Principe. Almost all the countries in this CMU are MICs but with poor human development indicators. In recent years the Bank has been working to strengthen its engagement in human development sectors in these countries through policy dialogue, analytical work and some lending operations. In Angola and Saõ Tomé e Principe -the Bank has a growing program in each of the countries' education sectors. In Angola, the IDA-financed Learning for All Project is under implementation, and the proposed IBRD-financed Education Quality Improvement Project is also under preparation, scheduled for delivery in FY20. In Saõ Tomé e Principe, the IDA-financed Quality Education for All Project is under implementation, and proposed IDA/GPE-funded education project is under preparation, scheduled for delivery in FY21. The Bank also support skills development through the recently approved the Social Protection and Skills Development Project, working closely with the Social Protection and Jobs GP. In light of the above, the unit is seeking a Senior Education Specialist/Economist, based in Luanda, Angola, to lead the education policy dialogue, provide implementation support to the education portfolio, and lead a program of high quality analytical work and TA in Angola and Saõ Tomé e Principe. This position will be focused primarily on Angola and Saõ Tomé e Principe, but depending on business needs, the work program could occasionally extend to other countries in the CMU/region. The selected candidate will report to the Practice Manager for GED13, and will be expected to work in close collaboration with the CMU. The selected candidate is expected to work with country office colleagues as well as other team members based in Washington, D.C working on the different programs. He/she will also interact heavily with the Country Manager for Angola and Saõ Tomé e Principe in Luanda, Angola and the Human Development (HD) Program Leader for the CMU. Duties and Accountabilities: The incumbent will lead (and support) policy dialogue with the client on key issues in education and skills development, provide daily implementation support to the Ministry on the lending operations, as well as lead the preparation of new lending programs. He/she will be expected to develop and lead analytical work to inform policy discussions. The main responsibilities include: Policy Dialogue and Building Client Capacity. Lead and contribute to policy dialogue with the governments of Angola and Saõ Tomé e Principe on a range of sector issues at different levels of education. Identify and nurture opportunities for participating in the broader policy dialogue in the country especially in so far as they impact education or where the education sector can make a contribution. Build client capacity to use findings of policy research/ analytical work for developing new policies and undertaking sector reforms. Provide technical advice on key issues and strategic directions for the country's education sector development, by bringing relevant international experience and research to assist in developing local solutions. Operations. Lead and contribute to the development of new lending operations, both in education and multi-sectoral, tapping into the Bank's full range of instruments (including investment project financing, result-based financing, policy-based lending, etc.); mobilize global experience and evidence and tailoring them to the local context; review and prepare operational documents, coordinating across sectors/practices and project components with other team members; and provide day to day operational support and advise the government on technical and operational aspects of project implementation for ongoing projects. Analytical Work and Non-Lending Services. Lead and contribute to the design, preparation and dissemination of analytical products (e.g. sector assessments, policy notes, impact evaluations, public expenditure reviews, country systems diagnostics, case studies, etc.); provide input on a range of issues (e.g., education finance, management and governance, teacher policies, skills development, etc.); respond to critical policy questions identified by the client and which have an impact on policy and operational design. Work on cross-sectoral teams to contribute to products such as public expenditure reviews, service delivery surveys, impact evaluations. Contribute to the country diagnostics and other core analytic work. Leadership: Work closely with the Practice Manager and education team and the CMU to identify new business in the education sector, including innovative financing approaches, technical advisory services, fee-based services and other services, as required. Partnerships: Lead and contribute to partnership activities on a regular basis, with multilateral and bilateral development partners, UN agencies, non-profit organizations, academia and civil society. Contribute to alignment and coordination around country-led priorities. In performing these roles, the selected candidate will interact with counterparts in government and in a variety of international and other partner organizations and with Bank colleagues and managers within the GP Education sector, the CMU, as well as those in other GPs. She/he will be expected to work in close collaboration with the other members of the education team and colleagues in other GPs. Selection Criteria The education GP is seeking an experienced, versatile and highly motivated candidate to oversee and develop a large and growing portfolio in very contrasting contexts. The ideal candidate will combine excellent technical capabilities, experience in analyzing policy options and recommending practical policy reforms, and a capacity to translate analytical findings into policy and into innovative Bank operations to help clients shift policies in new directions or to pilot new approaches. The candidate should have: Education: An advanced degree (PhD preferred) from a recognized university in economics, education policy or related discipline. Experience: A minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in education; and demonstrated expert-level knowledge of and experience in leading education projects and analysis. Analytical/technical skills: Strong analytical and economics skills (e.g., education, labor economics), and a solid understanding of public finance issues. Strong technical leadership with client orientation, as demonstrated by a range of relevant analytical products produced in response to client needs. Operational skills. Experience in designing World Bank or MDA programs/projects to address key education issues as well as experience in providing implementation support to the client. Ability to find practical solutions to operational issues. Strong client orientation. Ability to conduct high level policy dialogue with sophisticated clients, including Ministries of Education Ministries of Finance and other stakeholders. Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively across and within sector boundaries, inspire commitment to excellence and teamwork, and to liaise tactfully as a member of a multicultural team. High levels of energy, initiative and flexibility. Proactive attitude to challenges, flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work program requirements. Ability to juggle numerous competing demands and priorities, respond quickly to internal and external client requests, and set realistic priorities for self and others. Language: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Portuguese is essential and French would be a plus. Competencies Education knowledge and experience: Possesses strong analytical and technical skills, including an understanding of key core education issues with regard to quality, relevance, and equity at all levels. Has familiarity with analytical resources, datasets, indicators, tools for data analysis, and the use of evidence for education policy. General economic knowledge and analytical skills: Possesses a demonstrated track record of working with economic and sectoral data and analytical tools and models to conduct economic analyses and produce user-friendly written outputs; understands underlying statistical concepts. Knowledge and experience in development arena: Understands policy making processes; distills operationally relevant recommendations/lessons for clients. Understanding of political economy issues as well as a good grasp of governance issues in education systems. Policy dialogue skills: Identifies and assesses policy issues and plays an active role in the dialogue with the government and/or other stakeholders. Integrative skills: Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of current sector. Analytical Services and Advisory (ASA) policy, strategic and technical analysis for country/sector Issues: Provides inputs to key ASA documents by analyzing relevant issues, soliciting input from others, and using data and facts to support conclusions and/or position. Written and verbal communication: Delivers information effectively Client orientation: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success. Drive for results: Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results, and has the organization skills to do so. Teamwork (collaboration) and inclusion: Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view. Knowledge, learning and communication: Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner. Business judgment and analytical decision making: Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work. The WBG is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. The World Bank Group values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of World Bank Group member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.