May 22, 2017

United States of America: Director, HQ Finance

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 02 Jun 2017

Background/IRC Summary:

The IRC Finance Team seeks to achieve excellence in financial management by providing accurate and timely financial information to IRC management and programs, by adhering to established financial practices and accounting principles, and by ensuring functional financial systems to support the operations.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Finance Director has overall responsibility for ensuring accurate and timely financial information is maintained for headquarters including developing accounting procedures. The Finance Director oversees payroll processing for the organization and accounts payable processing at headquarters and will serve as the primary financial advisor for headquarters staff on financial procedures.

The Finance Director reports to the Associate Controller, and manages an overall staff of 8 employees.

Major Responsibilities:

General

  • Implement and maintain effective and efficient internal control and accounting procedures for HQ financial functions. Reviews adequacy of internal control processes and implements needed change.
  • Review procedures to ensure proper allocation of allocable costs by HQ support departments.
  • Monitor and ensure the accuracy of all headquarters revenue, expense, and balance sheet accounts, implementing necessary controls and procedures as required.
  • Ensure existing finance policies and procedures are current on an ongoing basis. Ensure most current information is available on IRC's intranet (Rescuenet) for global access.
  • Oversee or assist directly in the preparation of schedules for the year-end audit, IRS Form 990, and other reports as assigned by the Associate Controller.

Payroll

  • Oversee the Payroll process ensuring accurate and timely processing of payroll; timely disbursement of payroll funds; adequate internal controls are in place over the processing of payroll through ADP.
  • Manage communication and collaboration between Payroll and Human Resources in the development and enhancement of the payroll process.

Accounts Payable

  • Oversee the Accounts Payable process ensuring accurate and timely disbursement and recording of properly supported payments; adequate internal controls are in place over disbursements.
  • Determines AP work priorities, and identifies and implements changes to improve productivity and increase efficiency.

Other

  • Training of finance & non-finance staff at Headquarters as required
  • Other duties or special projects assigned by the Associate Controller.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Associate Controller Position directly supervises: Payroll Officer, Accounts Payable Managers (2) & Assistant (1)

Job Requirements:

  • A. or B.S. in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 8-10 years progressive work experience in an accounting environment, with a non-profit organization / solid understanding of fund accounting
  • 5 years supervisory experience required
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and diplomatic skills: the ability to effectively liaise with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment;
  • Strong background in internal controls and accounting procedures. Solid organizational skills: the ability to be productive under pressure in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to be flexible and yet focused & reliable in an environment of frequently changing demands;
  • Strong computer skills; well versed in MS Excel and a large scale general ledger package

Working Environment: Standard officer work environment.


How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://ift.tt/2r9BQsK


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Project Intern

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Concordis International
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 18 Jun 2017

Concordis International is a UK registered non-profit charity known for inclusive, impartial, independent, long term peacebuilding work. Concordis has pioneered a particular style of track-two diplomacy, enabling parties engaged in or affected by armed conflict to find win-win solutions to longer-term conflict causes, so building their capacity to achieve lasting conflict transformation and sustainable peace.

Concordis focuses on policy-level dialogue, supported by in-depth research, in a low-key, non-threatening environment. Concordis seeks to build relationships of trust and respect, considering this the key to successful intervention in peace processes. The work of all members of the Concordis team is required to conform to and advance such an approach.

Concordis welcomes applications from potential interns in accordance with the application procedure advertised at http://ift.tt/2gcgSQ4. Interns serve on a voluntary basis; there is no salary or stipend, but Concordis will reimburse reasonable expenses including a small daily lunch allowance. Interns do not follow a formal training programme, but Concordis will seek to provide experience tailored to the skills, needs and aspirations of individual interns within the range of activities outlined below.

Position: Project Intern

Location: London, with the possibility of international travel.

Duration: 6 months

Closing date: Sunday 18th June 2017

Start date: Flexible (late June/early July onwards preferred)

Reporting to: Senior Programme Manager

Overview: Concordis seeks candidates fluent in French (plus Arabic would be a bonus) who are knowledgeable about international relations, conflict analysis or similar, to become actively involved in peacebuilding programmes, providing meaningful assistance to the organisation as it carries out its mission.

The principal areas of work in which interns are involved are research, conflict analysis, media reviews, organisation of dialogue events, website maintenance, communications, fundraising and project evaluation.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Your internship with Concordis will be divided between assisting with programmatic peacebuilding work on the one hand and fundraising and communication for the charity on the other.

You will carry out research and analysis into countries in which we are active, in accordance with our research methodology. Your role will include assisting with the development of project proposals, monitoring international news outlets and researching potential new project areas and funding sources – including drafting grant applications.

You may also be required to give practical, logistical and administrative support to the peacebuilding programme allocated to you, including liaising with project partners, maintaining a database of project partners and stakeholders, researching costs of accommodation, catering and travel, organising attendance of participants, preparing welcome packs and preparing and disseminating reports.

You will assist with fundraising, including researching sources of funding, drafting applications for funding and assisting at fundraising events (including carrying out tasks similar to those involved in arranging consultations).

You will assist with Concordis’ communications strategy by researching and writing news stories, co-managing social media content, assisting with print publications and proof reading reports. Additionally, you may be required to attend external meetings, seminars and conferences, contribute to website and social media content.

The internships are designed to give you concrete experience in programme management, research, communications and fundraising within the international development sector. The role is varied, and will require you to work with our small UK team and with other interns in London.

Peter Marsden – Senior Programme Manager, manages the internship scheme.


How to apply:

Applications: By CV and covering letter to human-resources@concordis.international

In your covering letter, please explain:

  • Why you would like to work with Concordis International;
  • How your skills and experience will be of assistance during the internship;
  • In which languages you are fluent and your proficiency in French and Arabic;
  • How you hope to see your career develop in the future;
  • When you will be available to start the internship and your availability full or part time

Lebanon: Deputy Country Director – Program Support – Lebanon

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: CARE
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 26 May 2017

Background

CARE France is amongst the largest international humanitarian and development organization networks. As a secular and apolitical non-government organization, CARE France supports and manages humanitarian and development projects in several countries, working with communities, refugees, local civil society and national and local governments. Our objective is to lift vulnerable communities out of extreme poverty. Our approach is both global and local and we are implementing programs which include access to quality education, food security, access to drinking water, heath services, income-generating activities and protection. CARE France is committed to supporting women’s empowerment and ensure communities are able to claim their rights. Women are at the center of all our interventions. In 2016, CARE was present in 94 countries.

CARE France is member of the CARE network. In 2016, CARE France was working in 32 countries and has the management responsibility of CARE programs and operations in Lebanon, Morocco, Cameroon, and Madagascar with a headquarters in Paris.

To find out more about CARE: www.carefrance.org

CARE France is currently recruiting a Deputy Country Director – Program Support to manage financial, logistics, human resources and administrative operations in Lebanon. CARE International in Lebanon employs approximately 46 persons with programs in several sites around the country.

Detailed description of mission

1. General objective of mission

Underthe supervision of the Country Director of CARE International in Lebanon, with a functional link to the Finance and Administrative Director of CARE France, he / she supervises the Finance, Logistic and Human Resources units.

2. Functions in order of priority

Accountancy, finance and treasury

Finance

Provides overall management of the Country Office’s Finance Department to ensure that optimum financial support is provided to Country Office projects within established CARE financial policies and principles and within the standards set by the Country Office.

  1. Provides advice to the CD on financial matters, particularly the monthly review of the balance sheet and regular budget forecasting and projections.

  2. Minimizes financial risk specifically in the areas of cash management and treasury (foreign exchange).

  3. Advise the Project managers with donor contracts. Provides advice & provides expertise at the project/program budget proposal development and final submission stage.

  4. Reviews and monitors the Country Offices financial policies, systems and procedures and initiates development or correction as required. When financial policies are to be changed or new ones introduced, the DCDPS will ensure there is liaison and consultation with CARE International in Lebanon (CIL) Senior Management Team.

  5. Closely monitors Banking and Governmental policies in country, regulations, and provides advice on payment issues.

  6. Liaises with the DCD Programs, to ensure that the contract liabilities are collected in a timely manner and that project expenditures are in line with the contract budgets.

  7. Authorizes Country Office statements, staff payroll, financial reports, adjusting journal entries, cash receipts and signs cheques and bank letters in collaboration with the Senior Finance Officer and under the levels of authority delegated by CARE France.

  8. Supervises the preparation and submission of the Country Office budgets by line managers and finance staff, to ensure that budgets reflect Country Office needs and CARE budgetary requirements in collaboration with the Finance staff.

  9. Provides information, guidance, addresses issues, and ensures there is an understanding of Country Office finance requirements and standards along with contractual requirements from different donors.

  10. Heads strategy and direction for the Country Office in regards all finance matters. Authorizes overall finance plans for budgets, staffing, and procurement and makes and final decisions/recommendations on policy-level financial matters and provides an over view to the department on forex transactions as per delegated by CARE France..

  11. Audits the accounting practices of the Country Office finance staff through the authorization of various documents and financial instruments, and takes corrective action as necessary.

  12. Directly supervises the senior Finance staff, and provides general team leadership for the Finance department.

Human Resources

  • Supervision of the payroll management

  • Responsible for the compliance to social and legal regulations

  • Overall responsibility for the operational management of human resources and timely recruitment, competitive remuneration, and development and implementation of the human resource strategy

  • Staff capacity building and development

Logistics and Security

  • Supervision of the operational support to programs (procurement, fleet, equipment, office premises, information systems)

  • In charge of the update and the compliance to security and health measures for the country office.

  • Responsible for compliance with donors’ rules on purchases

General administration

  • In charge of the link with tax, social and any other administrative body in charge of regulations applicable to the country office

Donors’ relations

  • In charge of administrative and financial relations with the different donors funding the country office programs

  • Responsible for the dissemination of donors’ rules and regulation to the to the staff in charge of implementing projects

Internal control

  • Supervision and review of the implementation of administrative and financial procedures of CARE France.

  • Contribution to the development of internal control

  • Focal point for internal and external audits

  • Responsible for the implementation of audit recommendation.

Supportof the governance of the office-country

  • As a member of the CARE in Lebanon senior management team, ensure that the principles of gender equality, diversity, transparency, and accountability and CARE values are implemented in each domain under his/her supervision.

  • Provide and contribute to policy setting, guidelines and decision making for the Country Office working in close collaboration with the Country Director and other senior staff.

Profile

Education and Training

  • MS Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management or equivalent

Skills and past experience

  • Experience of minimum 5 years in a similar position, with a significant experience in the field supervising a team

  • Knowledge of SAGA software is an advantage

Languages

  • Fluency in English is mandatory

Application condition and modalities

Contract: fixed term contract - renewable
Start: asap

End date: 31st December 2017
Salary: according to profile and CIL salary scale

Location: Beirut

Deadline of candidacy: May 26, 2017

Howto apply?
The interested candidates have to send their cv and cover letter to the following email address: dnpsrecrutement.carefrance@gmail.com

CARE encourages diversity in its recruitments.

Due to the significant number of applications, we are unable to answer every candidate individually. Only the selected candidates will be contacted directly. If you did not receive answer from us 3 weeks following your application, please consider your application as not selected.


How to apply:

Theinterested candidates have to send their cv and cover letter to the following email address: dnpsrecrutement.carefrance@gmail.com


Mali: Coordinateur technique Infrastructure WASH - MALI

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: ACTED
Country: Mali
Closing date: 19 Jun 2017

Depuis 1993, l’ONG ACTED répond aux besoins humanitaires des populations dans les situations de crise et au respect de leur dignité, tout en favorisant et mettant en œuvre des opportunités pour un développement durable, en investissant dans les potentiels de l’Homme. ACTED s’engage à répondre aux urgences et à développer la résilience face aux situations de crise, à co-construire une gouvernance effective, et à promouvoir une croissance inclusive et durable. Nous œuvrons sur le dernier kilomètre de l’action humanitaire : notre mission est de sauver des vies et de répondre aux besoins essentiels des populations dans les zones les plus difficiles d’accès. ACTED met en œuvre plus de 490 projets par an auprès de 11 millions de bénéficiaires dans 35 pays, pour un budget de 190 millions d’euros. Nos équipes sont composées de 300 staff internationaux et 4300 staff nationaux.

ACTED a ouvert sa mission au Mali en avril 2012 en réponse à la crise complexe que subissait le pays. ACTED a donné la priorité à l’assistance d’urgence des populations les plus vulnérables au Nord Mali notamment les populations déplacées. Après avoir répondu à l’urgence en appuyant les déplacés internes maliens, ACTED a peu à peu adapté son intervention pour permettre à ces populations de se relever et reconstituer leurs moyens d’existence. ACTED intervient aussi bien sur les lieux de déplacement que dans les zones de retour. ACTED répond aux nombreux besoins auxquels fait face le pays : améliorer la résilience des populations vulnérables, réhabiliter les infrastructures détruites pendant le conflit, ainsi que redynamiser l’économie du nord Mali. ACTED continue également de répondre aux urgences ponctuelles dans le Nord du pays.

Descriptif du poste :

Le Coordinateur Technique est responsable de la coordination des activités du pays et également du soutien en termes de planification stratégique et de recommandations techniques. Il/elle joue un rôle pilote dans l’apport de données techniques pour le développement de la stratégie et du projet au niveau local et du pays. De plus il soutient l’équipe projet pour planifier, concevoir, mettre en œuvre, superviser, ainsi que pour les déploiements potentiels et la gestion des interventions techniques.

Ses missions principales seront :

Positionnement externe :

  • Relations externes (bailleurs, clusters, partenaires étatiques, ONG,…)
  • Développement de Projets

Coordination et support technique interne Infrastructure WASH :

  • Supervision et suivi des projets
  • Direction technique
  • Coordination
  • Capitalisation

Renforcement des capacités d’équipe

Compétences :

Diplôme en ingénierie, spécialisation en eau et assainissement

2 à 4 ans d’expérience dans l’humanitaire

Expérience en gestion de projets WASH

Excellente expression orale et écrite en français

Capacité à travailler dans un contexte interculturel

Capacité à gérer son stress, les priorités et à travailler en autonomie

Capacité à travailler dans un environnement volatile au niveau sécuritaire

Conditions et avantages :

Salaire défini en fonction de la grille des salaires ACTED

Allocation de frais de vie de 300 USD

Logement et nourriture pris en charge par ACTED : Logement en guesthouse ou housing allowance (en fonction de la durée du contrat et du pays)

Billets d’avion pris en charge par ACTED Sécurité sociale, mutuelle et rapatriement pris en charge par ACTED


How to apply:

Envoyez votre candidature (CV + lettre de motivation + références) à jobs@acted.org avec pour objet : Ref: WASHITC/MALI/SA


IT Support Specialist

NGO Job Vacancy



Position Summary: HIAS seeks an IT Support Specialist to support HIAS staff (users) in field offices as well as coordinate IT related work and projects with field office IT staff, consultants, or designated point person(s).  Support areas include

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IT Support Specialist

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Position Summary: HIAS seeks an IT Support Specialist to support HIAS staff (users) in field offices as well as coordinate IT related work and projects with field office IT staff, consultants, or designated point person(s).  Support areas include

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Niger: Directeur pays Niger

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium
Country: Niger
Closing date: 31 May 2017

ORGANISATION

Vétérinaires Sans Frontières aide à optimaliser l’élevage dans les pays en développement. Vétérinaires Sans Frontières s’efforce d’améliorer les conditions de vie des peuples les plus pauvres du monde, dépendant directement ou indirectement du bétail, en optimisant l’élevage. Dans le Tiers-Monde, l’agriculture est souvent présente du début à la fin de toute vie. Le bétail joue un rôle crucial dans l’alimentation et le revenu des familles. Mais souvent, les services de proximité, garants d’un troupeau sain et productif, sont inaccessibles ou trop limités. Les agents de Vétérinaires Sans Frontières aident les éleveurs locaux (pasteurs et agro éleveurs) en apportant des formations, des technologies et un savoir-faire en matière de production, de santé animale et de commercialisation du bétail. Ce soutien est toujours précédé d’une concertation avec toutes les parties concernées.

ROLE

Le rôle du Directeur Pays est de diriger les programmes et la coordination de VSF-B au Niger. Il/elle attache beaucoup d’importance à la sécurité du personnel au Niger.

Le Directeur Niger rapporte au Directeur Régional pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest.

RESPONSABILITES

  • Développer la stratégie et les programmes au Niger – en tenant compte du cadre donné par VSF-Belgique - et contribuer au développement de la stratégie régionale.
  • S’assurer que la stratégie et les programmes du Niger soient mis en œuvre, dans le respect du cadre donné par VSF-Belgique avec une attention particulière aux aspects de sécurité et s’assurant de la bonne marche financière de l’organisation au Niger.
  • S’assurer de la qualité des programmes au Niger par un monitoring régulier :

o Critères de Gestion de Cycle de Projets (efficience, efficacité, pertinence, impact, durabilité) ;

o Relations avec les partenaires et progression des partenaires ;

o Gestion et suivi du budget ;

o Respect des procédures du bailleur ;

o S’assurer que le rapportage envers les bailleurs est fait à temps et dans les règles ;

  • Contribuer à trouver le (co-)financement pour les programmes au Niger.
  • S’assurer qu’au Niger les connaissances de VSF-Belgique soient capitalisées et partagées avec les équipes dans la région.

  • Représenter et promouvoir VSF-Belgique au Niger, en ce inclus défendre les intérêts de VSF-Belgique et ces parties prenantes auprès des preneurs de décision du Niger.

  • S’assurer que VSF-Belgique fonctionne légalement au Niger.

PROFIL

Education

Diplôme universitaire dans un domaine pertinent (p.ex. médicine vétérinaire, agronomie, etc.)

Connaissances et expérience

  • Minimum 7 ans d’expérience en gestion de programmes de développement (gestion budget, personnel)
  • Minimum 2 ans d’expérience dans une fonction senior, de préférence au niveau d’un pays
  • Connaissances et expérience en gestion de cycle de projets et gestion axée sur les résultats
  • Connaissances et expérience solides en renforcement de capacités de partenaires locaux
  • Expérience de gérer des équipes multidisciplinaires
  • Connaissance de procédures de bailleurs de fonds
  • Expérience dans le développement de réseaux et la participation à ceux-ci
  • Connaissance de l’anglais

Compétences

  • Est en mesure de développer une vision et stratégie pour un pays
  • Est un excellent manager et coach
  • Etre capable de développer et maintenir des réseaux
  • Etre en mesure de comprendre et d’analyser des données budgétaires et financières aisément et d’en tirer les conclusions et actions adéquates
  • S’efforce à améliorer constamment la qualité et incite les autres à le faire également
  • Est capable d’instaurer un bon climat de communication dans une équipe
  • Stimule le partage d’informations et de connaissances ainsi que le travail en équipe
  • Est flexible

Attitudes

  • S’identifie avec les valeurs, la mission et la vision de Vétérinaires Sans Frontières
  • Est d’une intégrité irréprochable et attend de même des autres
  • Est respectueux/se des autres et des autres cultures
  • Est disposé(e) à effectuer régulièrement des missions sur le terrain
  • Fait preuve de fiabilité et de loyauté
  • Esprit ouvert, avec une attitude positive, qui inspire confiance

How to apply:

Merci d’envoyer votre lettre de candidature, votre curriculum vitae par courrier électronique avant le 31/05/2017 à cdniger@vsf-belgium.org. Les candidats présélectionnés auront un /plusieurs entretien(s). Un exercice pratique sera également organisé.

Ce poste est ouvert aux candidats :

  • masculins et féminins
  • expatriés et nationaux.

Kenya: Program Intern, Knowledge of French is preferred, Kenyan National

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Tax Justice Network-Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 26 May 2017

POSITION: - PROGRAM INTERN

Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) is a Pan-African organization established in 2007 and a member of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice. It is a network of 28 members in 16 African countries. Through its Nairobi Secretariat, TJN-A collaborates closely with these member organizations in tax justice activities at the national and regional level. TJN-A seeks to promote socially just and progressive taxation systems in Africa, advocating for pro-poor tax policies and the strengthening of tax systems to promote domestic resource mobilisation. TJN-A aims to challenge harmful tax policies and practices that favour the wealthy and aggravate and perpetuate inequality.

TJN-A engages in various activities that are aimed at promoting public awareness regarding tax issues in Africa.

TJN-A’s vision is A new Africa in which Tax Justice prevails and ensures an equitable, inclusive and sustainable development which enables all its citizens to lead a dignified and fulfilled life. In line with the TJN-A mandate, the revised Mission is “To spearhead tax justice in Africa’s development by enabling citizens and institutions to promote equitable tax systems through Research, Capacity Building, and Policy Influencing.”

TJN-A wishes to recruit a highly motivated and result oriented individual to fill the position of a Program intern.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Intern will offer services in Policy department by assisting in the following tasks:-

  • Mapping out organisations across the continent working on tax-related agenda to inform TJN-A recruitment drive
  • Mapping experts and influencers of African tax justice agenda to support the ongoing effort to set up TJNA advisory panel
  • Develop database for persons and institutions that have interacted with TJN-A for outreach purpose
  • Support documentation for TJNA@10
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

· A Bachelor’s degree with a background in any of the following: Economics, Communications, Business studies, law, political science or business management

  • Demonstrated strong writing and revision skills (content structuring and copy-editing)
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Outlook, Internet (browsers and Skype) and data base management
  • Project profiling skills is essential
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Able and willing to learn and work with teams based in Nairobi and partners across Africa
  • Able and willing to work within tight deadlines
  • Able and willing to work in a multicultural context as a respectful team player
  • Knowledge of French is a plus

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the requirements above are requested to submit their detailed CVs alongside a letter of motivation to the following email address by the 26th May, 2017.

recruit@taxjusticeafrica.net


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Policy Manager – International

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Leonard Cheshire International
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 06 Jun 2017

Policy Manager – International
Circa £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Head Office, London
Full time, 35 hours per week
Ref: LCD6469

Leonard Cheshire is currently recruiting for an experienced Policy Manager to join its International Department to lead policy analysis and engagement on social and public policies which relate to disabled people globally. As well as developing and promoting Leonard Cheshire's policy positions and profile internationally.

The Leonard Cheshire International operation runs education, livelihoods and youth leadership projects, campaigns globally for the rights of persons with disabilities and carries out academic research through its Centre based at University College London. The head office is in London, and activities are overseen by regional offices in Kenya, Zambia, Sierra Leone, India and Thailand, and delivered by partners that are part of a deeply rooted network of over 200 organisations in 54 countries.

You will have extensive experience of identifying and promoting influencing opportunities at regional, pan-regional and national levels in line with organisations objectives.

With significant coordinating and influencing experience, you will represent Leonard Cheshire at events, networks and coalitions to establish strategic partners with relevant organisations and agencies. With your background of policy analysis and generating evidence, you will lead on producing policies such as influencing papers, briefings, media channels, blogs and social media.

Join this exciting and expanding team in an organisation that believes that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose - with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: Tuesday 6 June 2017


How to apply:

For more information and to apply, please click the link below:

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Kenya: Regional Program Manager Cholera for Africa

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Norwegian Red Cross
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 May 2017

Regional Program Manager Cholera for Africa.

Norwegian Red Cross is a member of the world wide Red Cross Movement working in the fields of relief and assistance and the development of sister Red Cross Societies. Norwegian Red Cross has established regional and country representations, to ensure proximity to key partner Red Cross / Red Crescent Societies as well as donors and international partners.

Description of Purpose of Role

The project Manager is the main responsible for managing the cholera programmes in Kenya, Somalia, Burundi and South Sudan, in close collaboration with the Country Managers and the relevant advisors. This include project management and accountability support to National Societies; including planning, monitoring, follow up and prioritizing resources of the portfolio.

The project Manager is responsible to manage and perform key tasks, with an emphasis n optimal performance, timely action, and proactive systems development to assist the National Societies´cholera programmes supported by the Norwegian Red Cross.

Main responsibilities:

-Support the NS in all aspects of the planning, monitoring, implementation and reporting by working closely with the NSs project teams, Country Managers and relevant advisors.

-Support monitoring and evaluation, particularly assisting in building an evidence base and measuring the effectiveness and impact of cholera programming

-Monitor trends in cholera epidemics in each country maintaining up to date country level profiles

-Support the tracking of income and expenditures to ensure timely accountability of financial transaction

-Ensure procurement processes are in line with NorCross requirements

-Provide timely reports on activities, progress and financial analysis

-Ensure effective working relationships with the National Societies, its counterparts and partners in country

-Ensure Do No Harm approaches

-Ensure coherence with other relevant policies such as gender, corruption and fraud and working in line with the NorCross partnership approach in each country

-Ensure update and feedback to NorCross to provide opportunities for sharing and internal learning within the department

-Provide relevant communication and fundraising materials as required

Qualifications and Personal Skills we are looking for:

A relevant Master’s Degree or bachelor degree with more than 5 years relevant field experience is required

· Minimum3 years of experience in operational and financial management

· Experience of working in an International Organisation

· Experience in Personnel Management

· Basic Delegate Training Course or equivalent knowledge

· Proven experience in Emergency response management

· Willingness to travel up to 70% of the time

Skills and Knowledge:

· Basic to intermediate knowledge of Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement

· Advanced knowledge of humanitarian field work

· Advanced knowledge of project management

· Knowledge of Cholera preparedness and Response Programmes

· Ability to work in partnerships with NS and counterparts employing distance management processes of support

· Intermediate knowledge of relevant IT tools and systems

Language:

· Fluent written and oral skills in English, knowledge of French is an asset

We offer:

-A meaningful job in the world's largest humanitarian organization

-Valuable field experience

Salary/benefits according to the Norwegian Red Cross’ salary system and relevant qualifications

-Contract period: 12 months starting as soon as possible.

-Family posting: no

-Position involves strong field presence so great mobility required


How to apply:

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