Search UN Jobs and NGO Jobs

SECURITY COORDINATION OFFICER

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 89559
Job Network : Internal Security and Safety
Job Family : Security
Department/Office : United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
Duty Station : JUBA
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/14/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

Interpreter, Arabic (2 posts)

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-4
Job ID : 89590
Job Network : Public Information and Conference Management
Job Family : Language
Department/Office : Department for General Assembly and Conference Management
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 1/13/2018

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

Political Affairs Officer [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-3
Job ID : 89650
Job Network : Political, Peace and Humanitarian
Job Family : Political Affairs
Department/Office : United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali
Duty Station : MULTIPLE DUTY STATIONS
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/6/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

INTERN - POPULATION AFFAIRS [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : I-1
Job ID : 89651
Job Network :
Job Family : Internship
Department/Office : United Nations Secretariat
Duty Station : GENEVA
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/6/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

Political Affairs Officer [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : P-4
Job ID : 89653
Job Network : Political, Peace and Humanitarian
Job Family : Political Affairs
Department/Office : United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali
Duty Station : TOMBOUCTOU
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/6/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

INTERN - DRUG CONTROL & CRIME PREVENTION [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : I-1
Job ID : 89670
Job Network :
Job Family : Internship
Department/Office : United Nations Secretariat
Duty Station : DAKAR
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/13/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

INTERN - ADMINISTRATION [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : I-1
Job ID : 89672
Job Network :
Job Family : Internship
Department/Office : United Nations Secretariat
Duty Station : VIENNA
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/19/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

INTERNSHIP - OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY [Temporary]

UN Job Vacancy



Level : I-1
Job ID : 89690
Job Network :
Job Family : Internship
Department/Office : United Nations Secretariat
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise : N/A
Posted Date : 11/30/2017
Deadline : 12/14/2017

If interested in this job click the link bellow.
Apply to Job

United States of America: People and Culture Director

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 26 Jan 2018

Job Title: People and Culture Director

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Regular

Location: USA-New York, NY - HQ

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC's Emergency Unit

The IRC's Emergency Unit oversees IRC's global emergency preparedness and response activities. The mission of the Emergency Unit is to help meet the immediate survival needs and reduce suffering in conflict or disaster affected populations during the acute phase of an emergency. The Emergency Unit is also charged with enhancing the IRC's global and country level emergency preparedness capacity. We do this by supporting the development and training of Country Emergency Teams, assisting in the development of emergency focused partnerships with local civil society organizations, maintaining regional and global capacity to rapidly identify and deploy qualified emergency response personnel and supporting country-level contingency planning.

Job Overview

The People and Culture Director (P&C) will transform the way the IRC Emergency Unit identifies, recruits, retains and develops a highly skilled, diverse team of emergency specialiststhat launch lifesaving programming within the world's worst crisis environments. IRC's global 2020 strategy and global HR strategy will serve as the context for the P&C Director's focus, with a mandatetoensure immediate impact within emergency settings. S/he will occasionally deploy to oversee orlead the process of scaling up teams within large scale and high-profile emergencies. The P&C Director will be a member of the Emergency Unit Senior Management Team, and serve as a trusted counsel to the Emergency Unit Director.

Major Responsibilities

The People and Culture Director will work closely with the Emergency Director to transform the IRC's approach to people and culture in emergencies in five key areas:

Set the Agenda for People and Culture in Emergencies. Lead the development of people and culture strategies in the areas of workforce planning, recruitment, performance improvement, capacity strengthening, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and staff care to ensure IRC attracts, inspires and receives stellar performance from the best people in the humanitarian sector. Establish, implement and evaluate work plans and associated key indicators to ensure successful strategy delivery.

Attract and acquire amazing people. Overhaul the way in which the IRC identifies, selects and hires the best and most promising talent the IRC and wider humanitarian sector has to offer. Implement structured, effective and cutting-edge selection processes to ensure IRC's emergency teams are diverse in skill, experience and profile. Design and implement a program to attract, acquire and develop post-graduate professionals into IRC emergency workforce. Monitor and refine IRC's approach to onboarding new emergency staff, ensuring that all new colleagues receive periodic refresher trainings on IRC systems, including the IRC Way and the Emergency Roadmap .Periodically evaluate and refine IRC's approach to compensation, including but not limited to salary and benefits for emergency staff working both at the global and new country response location level.

Foster a culture in which people are supported to excel and are recognized for their achievements. Design and deliver high-quality capacity strengthening and professional development programs for all Emergency staff, ensuring coherence with the existing, successful Emergency Preparedness Program. Design and implement a program to cultivate staff retention and internal mobility through career path planning, mentoring and formal job coaching. Review, refine, design and encourage the use of staff care programs across the IRC's emergency workforce. Provide counsel to Emergency SMT members to co-create space for inclusion initiatives that genuinely encourage a diversity of opinions, and a meaningful forum for listening and collaboration across function, hierarchy and geography. Support and develop fledgling workforce recognition programs so as to ensure great performance is celebrated and learnt from. Working with the Deputy Director, design, organize and host the annual Emergency Unit conference.

Reinforce and decentralize HR best practice systems into emergency responses. Working closely with the Human Resource Unit refine and oversee the implementation of IRC Global HR policies, systems, standards, initiatives, and measurement methodologies; ensuring adaption and documentation in compliance with local labor law, and to the needs of emergencies where the super-ordinate goal is saving lives. Support and empower ERT HR Coordinators and HR Focal Points in emergency country programs to leverage emergency HR policies and practices to ensure timely and responsive HR service delivery to response programs. Bring a problem-solving approach that balances a commitment to policy and compliance adherence with the Emergency Unit mandate.Install measurement and evaluation systems and metrics to highlight success and identify areas of development.

Build and manage a world class Emergency Human Resources management team. Establish and execute a plan to build a high performing team of HR practitioners that will provide comprehensive HR and employee relations services to the IRC Emergency Unit, including the ERT, and deploy to emergencies to launch and support critical HR functions. Collaborate with Emergency Unit SMT members to acquire funding to realize and maintain this workforce planning. Provide technical supervision to the ERT HR Coordinators as they deploy into emergencies. Deploy to large scale emergency response locations to monitor HR function performance. Deploy to select high-profile emergency locations to lead the HR function during the first month of operations.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: This position is in a matrix management and equally reports to Director of Emergency Unit and Chief HR Officer.

Position directly supervises: ERT HR Coordinators and new emergency HR Country Leads

Works closely with: Emergency Unit Deputy Directors, Emergency Unit SMT Members, Senior Deployment Coordinator, ERT Field Directors, Headquarters and Regional Human Resources teams

Requirements:

The IRC is seeking a special candidate to fulfill this critical role charged with transforming the way IRC values and empowers its people during emergencies. The successful candidate will bring a background working in a start-up or rapid growth business environment where people are the competitive advantage. They will have creative problem-solving skills and not be afraid to propose practices new to the IRC and humanitarian industry writ large. They will bring both a passion for humanitarian aid delivery, but also tangible skills at delivering simple human centered solutions that are functional within the chaos of emergency response working environments. Specifically, the successful candidate will bring:

Master's Degree in Human Resources, International Development, International Law, Organizational Development or related fieldideal or Bachelor's Degree and ideally advanced professional certification in human resource management (SPHR, GPHR, CIPD or other HR professional certification) Minimum8-10 years of experience in human resources management including a minimum 3 years in conflict/emergency locations Demonstrated success as a HR generalist supporting employee groups of 500+ employees in multiple locations within global environment required; experience working in a large INGO, multinational organization or company Demonstrated ability to identify, recommend and implement best practice approaches that deliver rapid, consistent, high-quality HR management and service provision in an emergency environment Proven abilities to effectively work with local legal counsel and government departments (Ministry of Labor, Immigration, etc.) to rapidly identify host country legal requirements, negotiate approvals and constructively resolve HR legal issues.Experience in international HR supporting expatriate and national staff in a complex legal and organizational framework. Strong collaborator with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units required. Demonstrated ability to work, manage, and meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment and on deadline; aptitude for problem solving and decision making needed Superb written and verbal communication skills required. Bilingual French/English highly preferred with Arabic skills a real advantage.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation


How to apply:

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


United States of America: Director of Emergency Assistance Programs

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Freedom House
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom of in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom of the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 13 field offices and 2 in the U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free .

POSITION SUMMARY:

Freedom House’s Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) provides rapid response funding and other support to human rights defenders (HRDs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) that are under threat or attack because of their work to promote and protect human rights. The EAP Director provides leadership, overall strategic direction, and day-to-day management of the EAP staff and portfolio so that assistance to HRDs and CSOs is delivered in an effective, innovative, and cost-efficient manner and so that assistance activities, funded by various individual (and in some cases overlapping) donor awards, are implemented in an integrated manner. To achieve these over-arching goals, the Director manages EAP team members to identify individual program priorities and oversee program activities; maintains and develops close working relationships with international civil society leaders, consortium partners, and existing and potential donors (governments, foundations, corporations, individuals); fosters ongoing coordination and communication between EAP and other FH teams; ensures and advances practices related to physical and digital data security; and manages the EAP budget and operations.

The Director also leads external outreach on behalf of EAP to develop new relationships and collaboration with consortium partners and peer organizations; provides strategic direction for fundraising efforts to diversify funding sources; advances a learning agenda related to key developments in the field of emergency assistance and protection for HRDs and CSOs; and engages in advocacy to push back against closing civic space and protection of basic human rights.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Strategic leadership – develop and lead the implementation of an EAP vision and strategy that will take EAP to the next level in its ability to be innovative, nimble, responsive, and efficient. Strategic direction should integrate all aspects of EAP engagement, including program design and implementation; monitoring, evaluation, and learning; advancing advocacy priorities; data security; communications and outreach; and advancing best practices in emergency assistance to HRDs, CSOs, and specific populations.
  • Staff development - recruit top talent, build and lead cohesive and effective teams, coach, motivate, and ensure professional growth and development of staff, effectively manage culturally diverse staff, and provide timely and targeted performance feedback. This includes providing ongoing and clear direction to EAP staff to ensure that program objectives and results are met in a timely manner and are aligned with FH’s mission.
  • External outreach - build and maintain strong and effective coalitions and forge partnerships aimed at advancing EAP program and advocacy objectives. Engage with funders, partners, policymakers, diplomatic representatives, media, and other stakeholders on issues related to emergency assistance, human rights, and democracy with op-eds, press releases, briefings, blog entries, and other substantive documents from time to time.
  • Thought leadership – develop and implement activities to create and share knowledge and best practices aimed at strengthening emergency assistance to HRDs.
  • Stewardship of external partnerships and institutional advancement – provide strategic direction in maintaining and strengthening relationships with existing and new donors, guide teams in development of funding proposals, and lead efforts to broaden the base of funding support for emergency assistance programs in order to strengthen EAP’s ability to effectively respond to the urgent needs of at-risk HRDs and CSOs. Maintain excellent, collaborative working relationships with donors and lead negotiations with donors to ensure consistency across awards.
  • Operational leadership and management – ensure that all needed EAP team and project management mechanisms (including financial management mechanisms) are designed, implemented, and applied, so as to ensure effective, responsive, confidential, and secure EAP grant-making practices. Oversee emergency assistance to ensure that it rapidly addresses the needs of beneficiaries, while maintaining cost-effectiveness and compliance with donor award requirements. Mechanisms shall include but not be limited to appropriate team manuals, protocols, standard operating procedures, budget monitors and trackers, and IT and security tools and policies.
  • Financial leadership and management – with up to date budget data provided by individual award managers, manage EAP-wide program finances, including budget monitoring, projections, and analysis, so as to ensure full compliance with FH and funders’ requirements, as well as integration of available funding so as to support a smoothly functioning EAP team as a whole.
  • Collaboration with other units of Freedom House - participate in FH activities geared toward organizational success and strength, including support for cross-team collaboration. Maintain an effective and collaborative working relationship with all other FH departments and units (with a particular focus on the regional program teams to ensure that synergies between the regional and EAP activities are captured and leveraged), and keep them apprised of events and decisions within EAP, including the timely completion of grant-funded activities, results achieved through programs, appropriate performance issues with program staff, team publications, and external relations and outreach.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, training, and/or certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, international relations, public policy or related field
  • Master’s degree in political science, international relations, public policy or related field is preferred
  • MS Office (specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Experience:

  • Experience designing and implementing programs that provide grant support to protect HRDs and CSOs around the globe (including those working to protect religious freedom and to protect rights of historically marginalized populations) at risk because of their work
  • 12-15 years of related experience in the human rights, democracy, and governance or civil society field including work in closed societies/sensitive environments; 3-5 years of field experience preferred
  • A strong commitment to, passion for, and knowledge of the principles and practice of human rights
  • Experience leading successful fundraising and proposal development efforts; and building relationships with a range of institutional and individual donors
  • Experience successfully leading, managing, and motivating a diverse team of professionals with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Experience achieving results through application of strong interpersonal skills including an ability to forge productive working relationships both internally and externally
  • 8-10 years of experience managing staff, including 3-5 managing senior staff
  • Experience managing U.S. and European donor-funded programs and ensuring reporting and financial compliance

Skills and Competencies:

  • Outstanding staff leadership and management skills
  • Proven track record collaborating with others and successfully working as a team member, including a track record of transparency with professional colleagues and discretion and excellent judgment working on sensitive topics in restrictive environments
  • Strong ability to coach and mentor staff, and provide visionary leadership to a team of talented professionals, including senior project managers
  • Strong political judgment, strategic thinking, problem-solving , and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to persuade and facilitate cooperation among persons with divergent views
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, foster, interact, and maintain relationships with contacts and stakeholders in diverse and cross-cultural environments, with sensitivity and a high degree of courtesy, discretion, tact, and professionalism
  • Mastery of international human rights principles and mechanisms, and understanding of democracy promotion field more broadly
  • Knowledge and understanding of regional and country-based threats to HRD safety and security
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English (the ability to communicate in a second relevant language is also strongly preferred)
  • Superior fundraising skills with demonstrated ability to successfully cultivate public and private donors (required)
  • Outstanding skills in proposal development (from development of concept through to final proposal negotiations)
  • Expertise in USG and other principle donor rules and regulations and familiarity with U.S. legislative processes (required)
  • Outstanding skills developing and managing donor budgets in a compliant manner
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of donor award agreements
  • Expert results-based project management skills from conception through implementation, budget management, evaluations, and close-out
  • Familiarity with cutting edge as well as widely used ICT and social media communications technology and applications
  • Understanding of basic issues related to digital security and of effective tools and approaches to address them
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times

Attributes and Characteristics:

  • Exhibit strong and sustained commitment to the FH mission
  • Demonstrate outstanding inter-personal, management, and team-building skills
  • Show good stewardship in the use of FH resources
  • Demonstrate sound skills in ethical discernment, analysis, and action
  • Consistently use good judgment when dealing with all issues and persons
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills and professional standards, adherence to procedures, and responsibility for assigned tasks
  • Exhibit outstanding ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision; and high degree of self-motivation and professional management
  • Demonstrate strong desire for excellence, and desire to inspire others to attain professional excellence
  • Assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursue training and development opportunities, and strive to continuously build knowledge and skills
  • Comply with all relevant FH policies and procedures

PRIMARY CONTACTS:

  • Internal: Employees throughout FH
  • External: Partners, funders, donors, consultants, implementers, congressional staffers, legislators, government officials, human rights and civil society organizations, embassy staffers, the press, vendors, board members, and members of the general public

WORKING CONDITIONS:

General Working Conditions:

  • General working office environment
  • Some long hours, including evenings and/or weekends as reasonable to complete essential tasks or attend important events and to be responsive in a timely manner to requests for emergency assistance
  • Travel to event and meeting sites
  • Exposed to outside weather conditions when required to attend event venues or travel
  • May involve work in regions that are remote and lack basic modern infrastructure, and in countries under U.S. travel advisory due to threats of terrorist attacks, civil unrest, kidnappings, and disease outbreaks

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary, regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; constantly talk, hear and understand speech at normal levels using a telephone. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and bend over, reach overhead, use hands, wrists and fingers, to grasp, push, pull, move, handle, feel, and type. Constantly required to use close vision and distance vision for regular computer work. Occasionally required to life and/or move up to 25 lbs. to waist height.

How to apply:

QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED APPLICANTS:

We invite qualified candidates to complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter.

http://ift.tt/2zERcGx

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions need to apply.

EOE M/F/D/V


France: A Psychologist / Mental Health and Care Practices (MHPSS) Technical Advisor - Paris (M/F)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: France
Closing date: 16 Dec 2017

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Deputy Regional Director of Pool Operations and under the functional responsibility of the senior advisor of the Mental Health & Care Practices (MHCP) Department, you will have the responsibility to support field and office teams to ensure the quality, relevance and technical innovation of ACF interventions for the Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan missions.

More particularly, you will be responsible for:

Providing a contextual analysis to the Desk

· Provide a synthesis note (when requested by the Desk) on the technical stakes of the geographic area (ex: main indicators and humanitarian trends of the sector, uncovered needs, programming constraints etc.) This activity requests a clear communication from the mission on the key information, and a regular awareness towards the scientific publications relevant to this sector the from the Technical Advisor

Providing technical advice to the missions

  • Provide your technical expertise and advice to the MHCP Head of Department
  • Provide your support on technical choices
  • Propose a strategy of capitalization, appropriate tools and methods for its implementation
  • Develop the partnership approach (local NGOs, private and academic sectors)

Promoting and evaluating the technical quality of interventions in the missions

  • Contribute to the definition and updating of intervention strategies developed by the missions
  • Disseminate internal technical standards and reference documents and accompany implementation
  • Evaluate compliance with ACF technical standards through field visits and internal audits, produce recommendations to improve program performance
  • Monitor performance and quality of programs

Developing the technical expertise of field teams

  • Capitalize best practices developed on missions
  • Propose innovative approaches and intervention methodologies to the missions
  • Develop internal training modules and conduct training modules

Participating in the human resource management of the MHCP sector

  • Ensure the role of functional reference of MHCP Head of Department, assess their skills and needs for development
  • Carry out technical recruitment interviews for expatriates
  • Brief, train, and debrief expatriates
  • Develop the recruitment for local experts
  • Develop links with local academic institutions

Promoting technical advances and contributing to the development of ACF expertise in the field

  • Participate in the development of reference materials on the sector
  • Solicit other partners (NGOs, UN agencies, scientists in institutes, universities, ...) to exchange documents and methodologies
  • Analyze problems encountered in the field, propose research priorities for the missions and animate their thinking

The Applicant: You hold a bachelor degree in psychology (recognize diploma) and you have at least 5 years of relevant professional experiences and 3 years of humanitarian experience. A previous experience in the HQ of an INGO is a plus. You are known for your capacity to conduct researches on the relevant sector.

Excellent diplomacy, negotiation and representation skills are required thus team management experience.

You have a strong humanitarian involvement. Fluent English and French are required.

Field visits will be scheduled.

Status: HQ contract - Fixed-Term Contract – 6 months (extensible) - Full-time

Annual Salary : Salary between € 35k and €41K gross over 13 months, 21 days of extra leaves (RTT)/ year, restaurant vouchers of 8 € (60% covered by ACF), complementary health insurance (covered 80% by ACF), refund of 50% of public transportation fees.

Starting Date: As soon as possible


How to apply:

http://ift.tt/2wO6mYs


Iraq: REACH Assessment Officer Iraq

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 22 Dec 2017

Title: REACH Assessment Officer

Supervisor: REACH Country Focal Point

Location: Erbil, Iraq

Contract duration: 6 months (renewable)

Start date: ASAP

Functions

Under the functional supervision of the REACH Country Focal Point in Iraq and of IMPACT’s HQ in Geneva, the REACH Assessment Officer is responsible for the management of REACH’s assessments, including their preparation, implementation and follow-up. He/she is also responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, reporting and finance requirements and will be required to provide input to the strategic development of REACH in Iraq.

During his/her mission, the REACH Assessment Officer will be hosted by ACTED and will fall under the direct responsibility and management of ACTED’s Country Director and his/her delegates for all Administrative, Security, Logistics and Finance issues. S/he will therefore fully abide to ACTED’s Security, HR, Administration and Logistics rules and regulations.

Responsibilities

In coordination with the REACH Country Focal Point, the REACH Assessment Officer is responsible for designing and implementing CCCM/Shelter research cycles for REACH. This includes:

1. Assessment Preparation and Planning:

· Ensuring that assessments are planned in line with relevant project and program objectives and with REACH’s research cycle and other relevant guidelines;

· Identify and analyse secondary data;

· For each assessment, draft ToRs and ensure that they are approved by management (including Geneva HQ) before data collection begins, and understood and used by assessment staff and stakeholders;

· Compose and construct, in close coordination with GIS and data management team, qualitative and quantitative data collection tools; ensure engagement with GIS teams on GIS requirements of research cycle/assessment;

· Keep track of progress and delays of all assigned assessment throughout the research cycle. Ensure that delays or identified challenges for specific assessments are reported in writing and orally in a timely manner;

· Ensure relevant stakeholders and partners are engaged in assessment design and planning.

2. Data collection

· Identification and training of enumerators for primary data collection;

· Overseeing data collection, in line with agreed TORs;

· Management of enumerators, including regular briefings and debriefings, problem solving, technical support, performance assessment, etc;

· Manage logistics, financial, administration and HR processes related to research cycles and liaise accordingly with the relevant ACTED counterpart. He/she is directly responsible for the compliance to ACTED FLAT procedures of all activities and teams that s/he supervises.

· In partnership with the GIS team, when relevant, ensure that collected data is geo-referenced enabling the production of maps and related products;

· Immediately alerting REACH Country Focal Point and REACH HQ to any issues that prevents full implementation of the methodology in line with the agreed TORs; document any agreed changes to the methodology throughout implementation;

· Drafting of situation updates on data collection progress for submission to REACH Country Focal Point, and, where relevant, external partners and stakeholders.

3. Data management

· Ensure that all collected data is stored in line with REACH’s Data Management Guidelines, and with the ToRs (data management plan Annex);

· Ensure that data is revised and cleaned, and that all revisions are recorded;

· Conduct analysis on collected data as per ToRs;

· Ensure that meaningful techniques are used to analyze the data collected;

· Ensure that data and its analysis are validated by REACH HQ before product drafting stage;

· Ensure that data and its analysis do not contain personal information and are validated by REACH HQ before sharing to external parties;

· Ensure the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality and protection of collected information.

4. Product drafting

· Ensure the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports and factsheets, which comply with REACH’s guidelines;

· Communicating in advance with GIS colleagues mapping needs for the production of assessment outputs;

· Ensure that all written products are validated by REACH HQ before external release;

· Maintain regular communication with REACH Country Focal Point and REACH HQ on progress and deadlines for written products.

5. Product dissemination and evaluation

· Support REACH Country Focal Point in the dissemination of research products, including through articles, REACH social media contents, targeted e-mails, presentations, meetings, etc, in line with REACH Dissemination and External Communication Guidelines and Research ToRs;

· Under supervision of REACH HQ, ensure that research products are uploaded in relevant data portals, as specified in Research ToRs;

· Under the supervision of the REACH Country Focal Point, ensure that lessons learned are gathered and documented at the end of each research cycle;

· Support the REACH Country Focal Point to conduct monitoring and evaluation as specified in the research ToRs and in line with REACH Guidelines.

6. External relations

· Under the coordination of the REACH Country Focal Point, ensure that relevant partners are consulted and involved in: the preparation of the assessment; data collection; data analysis; review of research products; product dissemination; and lessons learnt;

· Document and file all external engagement during each research cycle;

· When requested by the REACH Country Focal Point, participate in inter-NGO meetings and those of UN agencies and any other relevant, while maintaining the positive image and overall credibility of the organization.

7. Others

· Support the REACH Country Focal Point in drafting of relevant project narrative and financial reports;

· Maintain an oversight of budget availability and expenditure for assessment activities for which s/he is responsible;

· Other tasks as requested by supervisors.

Key performance indicators

  • Institutional engagement in research process:

  • # and type of actors participating in various steps of research cycles

  • Reported level of satisfaction by actors involved in the research

  • Use of research findings to inform aid response:

  • # of actors accessing and using drafted research products

  • # of actors using research findings to inform their activities and planning

  • Reported level of satisfaction by actors using research findings

  • Management of research process:

  • Average number of days between end of data collection and internal product validation, by type of product

  • % of research cycles with complete documentation folder (validated TOR(s)/Methodology note(s) for assessment(s) including all annexes; validated data set(s) and cleaning log(s); validated output(s).

Confidentiality

The REACH Assessment Officer will maintain the strictest confidentiality on all data collected and related processes. He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of any information and data belonging to IMPACT and its partners, or collected during his/her assignment with REACH

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master degree in relevant discipline;

  • At least 1 year of relevant working experience in humanitarian settings, preferably in monitoring and evaluation of Shelter/CCCM programmes

  • Demonstrated interest in humanitarian research, needs assessments, or quantitative data analysis

  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;

  • Excellent analytical skills;

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;

  • Excellent team management skills;

o Prior experience managing and coordinating national teams required

o Prior experience with line managing junior staff and interns

  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel – data manipulation, cleaning, or analysis

o Pivot tables

o VLOOKUP

  • Prior experience with managing large datasets and/or conducting data analysis in Excel required

  • Prior experience with SPSS, STATA, R or other statistical analysis software packages desired but not required

  • Demonstrated understanding of Iraq context, society, and cultural norms

  • Fluency in English required, Arabic and Kurdish an asset

  • Ability to work independently, including demonstrated level of maturity and professionalism, ability to work under pressure and in dynamic security context

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the IMPACT salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus

  • Additional monthly living allowance

  • Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)

  • Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance

  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package


How to apply:

Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to jobs@impact-initiatives.org

Ref: 17/IRAQ/AO03

Please indicate the reference in the subject line of your email.


Thailand: Facilitation of Review and Planning Process for 2018

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 08 Dec 2017

FORUM-ASIA is hiring a Consultant to facilitate a review of the progress made by FORUM-ASIA in 2017 against its 5-year Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and annual work-plan for 2017, and the planning for 2018 through a participatory process. The consultant will, under the direct supervision of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Programme and the Senior Management Team (SMT) of FORUM-ASIA, prepare a programme for the review and planning, against the Strategic Plan and the work-plan of 2017, and lead and facilitate the 2018 planning process. Click here to download a complete terms of reference about the assignment.


How to apply:

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply with a detailed CV and an expression of interest to applications@forum-asia.org by 8th of December 2017. midnight Bangkok Time (UTC+7). Please state “Consultant” in the subject line. Late applications will not be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of the selection.


United States of America: Finance Manager - Program Quality Unit

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 26 Jan 2018

Requisition ID: req769

Job Title: Finance Manager - Program Quality Unit

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Regular

Location: USA-New York, NY - HQ

Job Description

Background/IRC Summary: Over the past 80 years, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has developed unparalleled expertise in responding to emergencies and helping uprooted communities to rebuild. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

The IRC is on the ground in more than 35 countries, providing emergency relief, relocating refugees and rebuilding lives in the wake of disaster. Through 29 offices in cities across the United States, the IRC also helps refugees and other immigrants resettle in the U.S. and become self-sufficient. The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve. The IRC is a tireless advocate for the most vulnerable. 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 Manager reports to the Senior Finance Officer, both of whom support IRC's HQ program areas including the Program Quality Units, Emergency Unit and Research & Development (R&D) financial management.

The Finance Manager maintains the grant portfolio for the Program Quality Unit (PQU), Emergency Unit & R&D, preparing all donor financial reports in required formats for external submission. The Finance Manager act as a backup to the grants coordinators in PQU if there were gaps in staffing or additional capacity for budgeting or financial grant management required.

Major Responsibilities:

Financial Management:

  • Maintains list of active Technical Unit-led grants and pipeline;
  • Acts as back-up to grants coordinators in event of vacancy
  • Reviews the balance sheets related to the assigned portfolio of grants and tracks grant close over/underspend, including amounts returned to donors.
  • Receives or creates all journal entries related to the portfolio

    Donor Reporting:

  • Prepares all donor financial reports for PQU, Emergency & R&D units, including consolidation of multi-location and multi-unit reporting for all grants in the portfolio and other required annexes for donor submission.

  • Maintains schedule of donor report submission deadlines and ensure reports are submitted timely and accurately.

    Other Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Senior Finance officer as needed on assigned tasks

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or other related fields, or equivalent work experience

Work Experience: 2+ years experience in Finance

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience with financial related software (spreadsheets, accounting packages);
  • Experience with financial reporting
  • Solid organizational skills: the ability to process detailed information accurately and efficiently;
  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to work independently and the willingness to meet unexpected demands;
  • Solid communication and interpersonal: the ability to effectively liaise with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent Computer skills: facility with MS Excel, Word, accounting software, and email/online web-based applications.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • The position will work in the New York City Headquarters location

  • Standard office work environment


How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://ift.tt/2AqV6q5


Cambodia: Inclusive Education Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: RTI International
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 15 Dec 2017

All Children Reading-Cambodia Project

Inclusive Education Specialist Consultant

Scope of Work

Background:

All Children Reading-Cambodia is a USAID-funded project designed to assist the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) in Cambodia to improve the teaching and learning of reading in primary Grades 1-3. The project is working closely with the MoEYS and several NGOs with experience working on early grade reading in Cambodia to build upon and improve existing curriculum and instructional resources as the foundation for a national early grade learning effort. The national reading program will be piloted in a number of districts and schools beginning in one province in 2018-19 and then expanding to cover additional provinces, districts and schools in subsequent years.

In addition to the work on improving reading instruction in early grades, All Children Reading-Cambodia will be piloting a number of interventions aimed at ensuring that children with disabilities gain access to school and when in school are assured quality learning opportunities that respond to their particular needs. This involves integrating into the materials, instructional approaches and training of teachers the approaches and methods that enable them to address the learning needs of children with disabilities. The consultant Inclusive Education Specialist will assist the project in ensuring that materials, training and instructional approaches are inclusive, and he/she will work with the project’s Inclusive Education Advisor to achieve the objectives and specific tasks described in this scope of work.

Objective

The Inclusive Education Specialist will serve as member of the All Children Reading-Cambodia project technical assistance team with responsibility for advising and helping manage work related to some of the inclusive education aspects of the project work plan, including developing materials, adapting and field testing screening and assessment tools and methodologies, developing teacher training content as well as training and operational procedures for using selected screening and assessment methods.

Specific Tasks

The Inclusive Education Specialist will work with the Inclusive Education Advisor to support the following specific activities included in the All Children Reading-Cambodia work plan:

● Work with assessment experts to review existing adapted versions of EGRA in use in Cambodia and in other countries and draw on them to develop adapted versions specific to Cambodia of the early grade reading assessment (EGRA) that can accommodate children with disabilities, focusing on two areas:

o Developing guidance for teachers on how they can use the EGRA tool with students who have low vision and students who are hard of hearing;

o Developing an EGRA tool in Braille for students who are blind and a bilingual EGRA adaptation using CSL and written Khmer for students who are deaf.

● Collaborate with other RTI technical advisors on the finalization of tools for the baseline EGRA assessment and assist in the piloting and verification of those instruments.

● Support the design and management and assist in contracting for and evaluating a pilot field test of the adapted versions of EGRA.

● Use the results of the field test of the adapted EGRA to recommend and work with selected partners to make any necessary adjustments to the adapted EGRA, to the associated training, or to the accompanying implementation protocols in time for using the assessment during the baseline data collection before the end of the 2017-18 school year.

● Lead a detailed review of any existing tools, methods, and/or procedures for detecting possible disabilities amongst children (screening tools/methods) that will have been identified during the inclusive education situation analysis. Review the tools with an eye towards those that will be able to be used in conjunction with the project’s piloting of service provision arrangements for student with disabilities in selected districts in Siem Reap beginning in the 2018-19 school year.

● Work with local NGO partners and MoEYS to determine which tool(s) could be used during the project’s implementation phase for detecting children with disabilities, and also work with them to modify or update the selected tool(s), if necessary.

● Assist the Inclusive Education Advisor in using the findings from the Inclusive Education Situation Analysis identifying organizations that can provide services to children with disabilities and/or their families and in developing the scopes of work, agreements and/or subcontracts or grants needed for All Children Reading-Cambodia to work in partnership with those service providers.

● In conjunction with the appropriate governmental authorities (e.g., MoEYS and MOH) and in collaboration with NGO partners with experience screening for disabilities and providing services to children and their families, design, manage, assist in contracting for and evaluating a pilot field test of selected screening methodology or methodologies and tool(s).

● Used the results of the field test to recommend and work with selected partners to make any necessary adjustments to the screening tool(s), to the associated training, or to the accompanying implementation protocols in time for using the selected tool(s) in conjunction with the implementation of the reading program during the 2018-19 school year.

● Work with NGO partners, MoEYS and providers of health services to determine processes for ensuring students and/or their families in target districts receive appropriate services and support. This may include assisting with developing scopes of work and contracts for these services.

● Contribute to the development of adapted versions (large print, braille, audio, Cambodian Sign Language, and easy-read versions) of student instructional materials and supplementary reading materials. Where gaps exist, assist in the work with the Special Education Department and NGO partners, in particular with the Cambodian National Association of the Deaf and the Cambodian National Association of the Blind to develop specialized resources for children with disabilities (e.g. additional resources to support Cambodian sign language development and for language development with children with intellectual disabilities)

● Provide technical inputs regarding disability to support the development of a behavior change strategy and related materials (this would include national level campaigns as well as work to support the enrolment of children with disabilities at the community level).

● Contribute to teacher activity guides and training on literacy, including methods and strategies for differentiating instruction.

● Adapt and/or develop training sessions for school directors and teachers on inclusive education and supporting children with disabilities.

● Documenting the above activities for reports and communication with partners.

Period of Performance

The consultant Inclusive Education Specialist will work contribute to the accomplishment of the above listed tasks during the 12 month period from January through December 2018.

Minimum Required Education and Experience

● Advanced degree in Education required, focus on instruction related to reading desirable.

● Experience working with students with disabilities in a developing country.

● Experience with developing and implementing tools for screening students for visual and auditory disabilities, preferably in a developing country.

● Knowledge of the early grade reading assessment and experience adapting assessments for use with students with visual or auditory disabilities.

● Prior experience serving as an advisor/technical team member on a project in a developing country.

● Experience working closely in partnership with ministry counterparts, international development agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other collaborators/stakeholders.

Skills and Abilities

● Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with a problem-solving, proactive attitude, and capacity to work both independently and as a collaborative team player.

● Ability to develop a detailed plan of work and to manage the multiple tasks needed to carry out that plan.

● Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

● Strong oral and written communications skills.

● Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines under pressure

● Strong computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

● Language skills: English required. Khmer and any sign language preferred and/or a commitment to learning.

● Experience working in a developing country, Asian experience preferred.

Deliverables

The Inclusive Education Specialist will contribute to All Children Reading-Cambodia achieving the following deliverables:

● Screening tools and their accompanying training, intervention package and operational protocols

● Report from field testing of screening and intervention tools

● An adapted version of EGRA for use with students who are blind/low vision and deaf/hard of hearing

● Report from the field testing of the adapted EGRA

● Report on the service providers and procedures that schools/families with children with disabilities in Siem Reap can access

● In-service and pre-service (inclusive education) teacher training package developed/revised and implemented for both mainstream and specialized schools.


How to apply:

Interested candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter with completed biodata form
(available online at http://ift.tt/1K4Fo2f) to mcsparks@rti.org by midnight EST December 15, 2017. Cover letter should include number of days for the level of effort from the consultant, and expected cost given the rate applicable from the biodata form.


South Sudan: Camps Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 14 Dec 2017

We are looking for a highly qualified, self-motivated Camps Coordinator who is able to work with diverse teams of both national and international staff as well as local government authorities, UN agencies, I/NGOs and other partners under difficult, stressful and sometimes insecure conditions.

Who are we?

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries through-out the world, including South Sudan. DRC/DDG fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. Under its mandate, the organization focuses on emergency humanitarian response, rehabilitation, post-conflict recovery and humanitarian mine-action.

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in conjunction with Danish Demining Group (DDG) has been operating in South Sudan since 2005 initially concentrating on providing safe and supportive conditions for refugees returning from neighboring countries after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed.

In 2012 - 2013, DRC opened its operations in Upper Nile and Unity States to respond to the large influx of refugees coming from Blue Nile State and South Kordofan (Sudan). In addition to the refugee response and since 2014, DRC has been then actively engaged in responding to the humanitarian needs of IDPs affected by the internal conflict through the provision of integrated approaches.

With a total of 450 national staff, 50 expatriate staff and an annual budget of USD 20 million, we are currently implementing multi-sectorial interventions through the provision of humanitarian services focused on CCCM, Protection, SGBV, FSL, Shelter and Infrastructure to both internally displaced persons and refugees across 5 field sites (Ajuong Thok, Bentiu, Maban, Malakal and Aburoc).

About the job

​**Overall purpose of the role**:

The Camps Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination, planning, assistance and general services delivery in the four refugee camps of Maban County, Upper Nile.

The Camps Coordinator ensures a harmonized CCCM approach among the four camps. S/he ensures a high quality of service delivery via a clear CCCM strategy, precise objectives and indicators, monitoring tools and committees as well as capacity building of DRC CCCM staff and partners operating in the camps.

The Camps Coordinator represent DRC in existing CCCM forums and ensures a strong communication with UNHCR, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations and stake holders at county level.

​Responsibilities

CCCM projects monitoring

  • Responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of all CCCM activities in all Maban refugee camps (Doro, Batil, Gendrassa and Kaya).
  • Monitor project outputs and ensure objectives are achieved in accordance with DRC standard rules, regulations and operational procedures, agreed strategies, implementation plans, and DRC HQ global policy.
  • Ensure cohesion between DRC camp management activities in all four camps and ensure that agreed CCCM standards of quality are implemented.
  • Ensure that camp management activities implementation timelines are respected.
  • Ensure camp management activities are adequately planned and budgeted for, in preparation of proposals and budgets.
  • With the support of DRC Maban Area Manager and Finance Manager, follow up on expenditures across camp management components to ensure accurate and timely expenditure;
  • With the support of DRC Maban Area Manager, and Logistics Manager, follow procurement and logistical aspects of programmes to ensure camp management activities are well planned and managed in accordance with DRC policies and procedures.

Coordination and external relations

  • As head of CCCM for DRC in Maban, represent DRC in the different coordination bodies with donors, other INGOs,Community leaders and government representative.
  • In the four camps; identify and formalize roles and responsibilities between agencies providing services in the camp as a crucial function to addressing gaps and helping to avoid misunderstandings.
  • Advocate for the adherence to agreed minimum standards of services among stakeholders and partners.
  • Ensure gaps in assistance to beneficiaries are filled by conducting regular and systematic monitoring of service delivery in the camp, drawing the attention of stakeholders and partners to overarching needs.
  • Conduct service monitoring across sectors in all camps to gain and share a holistic understanding of services and standards in each camp.
  • Ensure integration of camp management activities with other DRC sectors (FSL, Protection/SGBV and Shelter).
  • Stay up to date with donor strategies and practices within Maban and South Sudan and provide technical backstopping to the Area Manager
  • Maintain close collaboration and good relations as required with donors and other partners.

Reporting and information sharing

  • Ensure timely and regular project documentation and reporting on the project – including performance/progress assessments against pre-defined project objectives, outputs, activities and indicators;
  • Promotion of learning from relevant best practices internally and externally;
  • Support preparation and review of donor reports for camp management components for submission.

​**CCCM Technical monitoring:**

  • Provide technical support to Camp managers and camp management staff on implementation of CCCM activities;
  • Provide guidance to Camp Managers on development of new camp management activities;
  • Support Camp Managers to strengthen communication with communities, and strengthening accountability towards community through communication and complaints mechanisms Staff capacity building
  • Identify gaps and weaknesses in technical capacity of DRC staff in Maban and prepare a training plan to address these in agreement with DRC CCCM Technical Coordinator (based in Juba);
  • Promote a participatory approach (engagement of affected population) to camp management and service provision in the camps/sites;
  • Work with Camp Managers to promote camp community self-governance and leadership structures through equal representation of all communities and minorities, and improve capacity and accountability of Camp Management Committees and other community groups;
  • Ensure CCCM related information products are standardized and kept up to date, e.g. site reports, 3Ws, briefing notes and coordinate advocacy efforts around camp management issues affecting DRC-managed sites.
  • Liaise with CCCM Technical Coordinator in Juba to ensure standardization of camp management activities implemented in Maban.

​Experience and technical competencies

  • At least 4-5 years camp management experience of which at least 2-3 years should be at international level and in South Sudan or in geographic and a conflict context similar to South Sudan
  • Excellent human resource management skills, interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease in managing a multi-ethnic team. Patience and understanding to work with and grow the capacity of national staff.
  • Ability for rapid analysis complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies
  • Experience delivering programs to tight deadlines
  • Experience with budget management and procurement planning
  • Experience with systems and concepts for monitoring and evaluating project performance
  • Good Computer and IT skills. Fluency in written and spoken English with excellent writing skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in an emergency setting in remote and isolated location with ever changing security scenarios
  • Good understanding of SPHERE Standard e.g. Shelter, WASH, NFI and SGBV guidelines
  • Knowledge of local governance in post-conflict contexts, and Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming and inclusion strategies
  • A good understanding of the Context of Upper Nile
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance and supervision

Education

  • Post-graduate degree in political/Social Sciences, Management, development studies, International development or equivalent degree qualifications;

Languages:

  • Basic Arabic – desirable
  • English spoken and written -advanced

Key stakeholders

Internal:

  • Government agencies
  • Programme Team including
  • Shelter &NFI, FSL Manager, Protection Manager, Log Managers, Finance/Admin manager

External:

  • Refugee and Host community committees
  • UNHCR Sector counterparts
  • Counter parts in sister agencies

We offer

  • · Contract: 12 months contract renewable dependent on both funding and performance
  • · Duty Station: Maban
  • · Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A13.

How to apply:

Application process

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on this link:
http://ift.tt/2ArAz4I

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

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

Applications close on 14th December, 2017.

Need further information?

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


United States of America: HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM INTERNSHIP

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Vital Voices Global Partnership
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

Vital Voices is seeking up to three interns to support the work of the Human Rights Department, which manages Vital Voices’ programs and initiatives to end gender-based violence. Working closely with the human rights team, the human rights program intern will contribute to multiple aspects of Vital Voices’ programs and initiatives to end gender-based violence through administrative, logistical, research, and programmatic support.

The human rights team is looking for talented, motivated individuals to serve as interns, with preference given for those who have completed an undergraduate degree. The internship requires a commitment of minimum of 24 hours per week, with preference given to those who can commit to regular hours and possibly work up to full time. The position is based in Washington, D.C. and is unpaid, though Vital Voices complies with university requirements for internship credit.
This internship is a great opportunity to learn about human rights program planning and implementation as well as current, pressing global women’s issues and international women’s advocacy. Interns are encouraged to attend local conferences and events relevant to the human rights team’s work and may have the opportunity to meet leaders and advocates of women’s rights through Vital Voices events and programs.

Applications are accepted for fall, spring and summer terms.

Responsibilities:
• Programmatic support leading up to and following program implementation, including:
o Making logistical arrangements for staff and participant international travel
o Preparing briefing books and logistics & security binders;
o Drafting, reviewing, and/or editing program materials;
o Supporting monitoring and evaluation processes for programs, including creating surveys on SurveyGizmo and managing survey data entry;
o Updating human rights-related resources such as program one-pagers and fact sheets;
o Developing and managing organizational tools and processes;
• Research support, including:
o Researching and reporting on current events and developments in laws related to violence against women in key network countries;
o Drafting literature reviews on topics related to gender-based violence;
o Researching travel requirements and recommendations for program host countries;
o Identifying and vetting service provision organizations in regions of interest for inclusion in a global service provider directory;
o Compiling “Country Context” documents based on research surrounding the laws, social and cultural norms, and historical context that impact or contribute to violence against women in program host countries;
• Provision of general administrative and organization support to the human rights team as needed.

Qualifications:
• Advanced proficiency or fluency in English required;
• Strong preference for working proficiency or fluency in French, Spanish, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, and/or Russian;
• Demonstrated interest in women’s rights;
• Excellent writing and editing skills;
• Strong research and analytical skills;
• Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel;
• Strong organizational skills and administrative capabilities;
• Attention to detail;
• Ability to work creatively, independently, and as part of a team


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY
Please e-mail the following to humanrights@vitalvoices.org using “Position Title – Your FULL NAME” as the subject of your e-mail.
• Letter of interest including weekly availability (days/hours) and expected start and end date
• Resume
• Writing sample of no more than 3 pages
• Two references with contact information to humanrights@vitalvoices.org .

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
Only complete applications will be reviewed.
NO CALLS PLEASE. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


United States of America: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING INTERNSHIP

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Vital Voices Global Partnership
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

Vital Voices is seeking up to three interns to provide support to the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning department. The candidate will take part in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data across the Vital Voices program portfolio. The work location for these positions will be in Washington D.C. These are non-paid positions. Applications are accepted for fall, spring and summer terms.

Responsibilities:
• Analyze quantitative and qualitative data;
• Conduct critical research;
• Develop surveys;
• Create manuals and learning tools;
• Effectively present findings.

Qualifications:
• Outstanding research and analytical skills;
• Strong quantitative skills (such as statistical analysis);
• Strong Excel skills, especially creating charts and graphs;
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills;
• Pursuing or completed a graduate degree in non-profit management, economics, statistics or a related field strongly preferred;
• Coursework and/or hands-on experience with evaluation methods, including survey design and administration preferred;
• Proficiency in STATA, SPSS, Tableau and/or NVivo strongly preferred;
• Able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours/week over the 12-week period.


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY
Please e-mail the following to Alejandra Garcia, Director of the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit, alejandragarcia@vitalvoices.org, using “Position Title – Your FULL NAME” as the subject of your e-mail.
• Letter of interest indicating weekly availability (days/hours)
• Short writing sample
• Resume
• Two references with contact information

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
NO CALLS PLEASE. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


France: Chargé(e) de communication et mécénat

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Solthis
Country: France
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017

Solthis est une ONG de santé mondiale dont l’objectif est d’améliorer la santé des populations dans les pays à ressources limitées. Nous agissons sur la prévention et l’accès à des soins de qualité en renforçant durablement les systèmes et services de santé des pays où nous intervenons.

Sous la supervision de la Directrice de la Communication et du mécénat, le/la chargé(e) de communication et mécénat est en charge de l’appui à la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de communication et de l’appui à la levée de fonds privés. A ce titre, il/elle épaule la Directrice dans les activités de communication de l’Association, et plus particulièrement la communication sur les projets et leurs impacts afin de développer la notoriété et la visibilité de Solthis et de soutenir ainsi le développement de l’association et la collecte de fonds privés.

Activités principales

1. Communication institutionnelle et valorisation des projets

Mission principale :

· Assurer la communication sur nos projets et notre association : création de contenu écrit et multimedia pour valoriser l’impact de nos projets, recherche de story-telling, montage de mini-vidéos et autre produits web

· Rédaction/traduction/mise à jour des supports de communication multimédia : newsletter, site internet, réseaux sociaux ...

  • Coordination/ rédaction des outils de communication institutionnelle : rapport d’activités, brochure…
  • Diffusion des prises de position de Solthis
  • Evènementiel : coordination de la logistique des évènements, gestion des relations avec les agences et fournisseurs, communication ad hoc sur l’évènement
  • Gestion du fichier relations presse : gestion de la base de données des médias/journalistes, aide à la rédaction des supports, prises de contact, relances, veille
  • Suivi des enjeux digitaux : stratégie digitale pour augmenter la notoriété, référencement, développement du site internet et maintenance, marketing digital

2. Communication scientifique

  • Gestion éditoriale de La Lettre de Solthis, coordination/promotion des abstracts, posters, organisation de symposiums
  • Evènementiel : coordination de la logistique (invitations, restauration, hébergement, supports de présentation ; mise en page des posters et Communications orales, photographie, panneaux d’affichages / signalétique, stand) et Gestion des relations avec les agences et les fournisseurs

3. Communication en lien avec la levée de fonds

· Gestion de la base de contacts des abonnés et donateurs via le CRM

· Participation aux activités de prospection, fidélisation des donateurs, notamment, appui aux mailings de campagne, à la logistique évènementiel et aux créations graphiques si nécessaire.

4. Communication interne et soutien à la communication RH

  • Rédaction, mise à jour des outils de communication interne et de partage de l’information
  • Soutien à la communication RH et marque employeur

Profil :

· Formation supérieure en communication (bac + 4 minimum), marketing, humanitaire / développement ou école de commerce

· Sensible aux thématiques et aux enjeux du développement, de la santé et de la solidarité internationale

· Langues : Français, Anglais

· Compétences et qualités :

  • Indispensable : Créativité et appétence pour le montage et la retouche de photos et vidéos / la maîtrise de logiciels de PAO et retouche photo : Indesign Photoshop, logiciel de montage

  • Appétence pour le Web, et intérêt marqué pour les nouvelles technologies et réseaux sociaux

  • Qualités rédactionnelles et de synthèse

  • Goût pour le travail en équipe

  • Envie d’être force proposition, goût pour l’autonomie et capacité à piloter des projets de communication

Conditions :

Contrat : CDI

Statut : cadre autonome,

Lieu: Siège (Bagnolet)

Date de prise de poste : Janvier 2018

Salaire et avantages : selon grille Solthis et expérience. Prise en charge du transport domicile-lieu de travail (à 50%), mutuelle (à 85%), Tickets Restaurant (à 60%).


How to apply:

Merci d’envoyer CV + lettre de motivation et références (3) en précisant en objet du mail « Chargé(e) communication» à recrutement@solthis.org et rachel.domenach@solthis.org avant le 31 décembre 2017. Merci de préciser vos dates de disponibilité.

Solthis se réserve la possibilité de clore un recrutement avant la date d’échéance de l’annonce. Merci de votre compréhension.


Lao People's Democratic Republic (the): Technical Field Manager

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Norwegian People's Aid
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
Closing date: 08 Dec 2017

Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) has been involved in humanitarian mine action since 1992 and is one of the leading humanitarian demining organizations worldwide. NPA works closely with national authorities and other stakeholders on resolving the challenges faced by the local communities caused by landmines and other explosive remnants of war. In 2017, NPA has more than 22 Mine Action Programmes in the Balkans, Southern Africa, the Horn of Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia, and The Middle East.

NPA started in Lao PDR with support to the national UXO operator in 1997, and since 2009 it has also been running its own field operations including survey, clearance and capacity building projects. The programme's head quarter is located in the capital Vientiane, with a regional office in Saravane province in the south of the country and a joint project with UXO Lao in Luang Prabang Province in the north of the country. The programme is currently employing 253 national staff and 5 expatriate staff, and receives funds from several donors including NMFA, USDOS, DFID and SIDA with an annual turnover of approximately 7 million USD.

NPA is seeking an experienced, technically strong and independent Technical Field Manager to follow-up our partnership project with UXO Lao in Luang Prabang Province and MAG in Khammouane Province. The position is based in the field in Luang Prabang Province, and will require travel time to other provinces and the ability to work and live in remote environments.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Specific duties of the Technical Field Manager include but are not limited to:

  • The overall responsibility of the implementation of the partnership project with UXO Lao and MAG, including project planning, reporting, and management of project finances, logistics and personnel
  • Be responsible that Lao National Mine Action Standards, national policies and NPA Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are followed in all operational activities
  • Conduct frequent meetings and liaison with provincial/district authorities, project partners and stakeholders
  • Plan and conduct internal QA/QC of all operational tasks
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plan for the project
  • Prepare, monitor and manage the project budget and expenditure
  • Maintain project work plan and adjust as required to ensure efficient and effective operations and to be able to achieve the project targets
  • Provide progress reports on technical, operational, and administrative matters to the Operations Manager
  • Evaluate and conduct capacity building of NPA operational key staff within the project
  • Conduct and assist in support to all training courses as required
  • Deputize for STFM when needed and fulfil other duties as may be assigned by Operations Manager

Required qualifications:

  • Relevant education or equivalent qualifications (result-focused mine action NGO, commercial EOD work or UN mine action operations, relief and development programmes or military qualifications)
  • EOD level II or higher
  • Proven ability to develop, manage and quality assure survey and clearance operations, including motivating and leading a team
  • Track record of establishing and maintaining effective professional relations with relevant stakeholders
  • Experience in operational planning and proven analytical skills
  • Experience from setting up Mine Action operations and Quality Management Systems
  • Good knowledge of Humanitarian Disarmament policy, IMAS, NMAS, SOPs and land release
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English
  • International work experience
  • Good computer skills (GIS skills are an advantage)
  • Driving licence

It is an advantage if you have the following qualifications as part of your background:

  • Hands on mine action experience with non-technical survey, technical survey, manual demining, EOD, BAC, mechanical and/ or animal detection
  • Proven experience in drafting technical notes, SOP and training packages
  • Good understanding of mine action operations and their support, including logistics, finance and human resources

Personal competencies:

  • Good communication, cultural understanding and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in teams
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to work in difficult and complex cultures and conditions is necessary
  • Solid analytical, structured and innovative skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work calmly under pressure and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to establish efficient professional working relationships with stakeholders, in particular national and provincial authorities (Civilian and Military), UN and International NGOs.

Closing date for applications: December 8th 2017

Starting date: January 1st 2018

In general:
We emphasize the importance of strong health, cross-cultural communication skills, positive attitude, creativity, integrity and the ability to work under pressure and difficult conditions. One of NPA's overall objectives is to promote gender equality in our organization, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

NPA offers:
Interesting and challenging work environment, free accommodation, transport and insurance schemes for expatriates. A one-year contract with possibility for renewal will be offered. For more information about NPA, please see NPA's website at www.npaid.org/ www.folkehjelp.no


How to apply:

For more information and how to apply please visit NPA's website.


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Humanitarian Programme Coordinator - Africa/LAC

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: CARE International UK
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 26 Dec 2017

Why work for us?

This is a really exciting time to join CARE International UK and the Humanitarian Programmes Team. Throughout the past years we have been supporting CARE country offices in chronic, ongoing and rapid onset humanitarian emergencies, building strong partnerships with other humanitarian actors and donors.

About the role

We are looking for an HPC in order to support the large number of humanitarian and resilience projects responding to crises in Africa and Latin America and Caribbean (LAC). This is a key role to ensure the delivery of quality projects through rigorous programme and grant management, and building strong partnerships with CARE Country offices, NGO partners and donors.

About you

We want you to bring your strong management skills, including on complex, consortia and/or Payment by results (PbR) projects. You will be an experienced humanitarian programme worker, with field and/or HQ experience in humanitarian programme management and very good knowledge of humanitarian donors’ requirements. You believe in the core humanitarian principles and what drives you is your passion to deliver quality, lifesaving and resilience building humanitarian programmes to the most vulnerable, wherever needed.

If you have passion for humanitarian action and international development, solid (overseas) management experience, strong knowledge of humanitarian and resilience programme trends and institutional donors, and you are looking for a new challenge, this is the ideal position for you.

About CARE

CARE International is one of the world's leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world's most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.

We believe strongly that people are key to our organisation and we want each one to thrive within a highly successful and motivated team, while delivering results for the people that CARE is accountable to assist.

We are committed to Equality and value Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer and particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification).

If you require the candidate brief or need to submit your application in an alternative format, because of a disability, please do get in touch by sending an email to, info@careinternational.org.

A DBS disclosure may be requested for the successful candidate.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 December 2017

Start contract date: beginning of March 2018


How to apply:

For further details and to apply please go to our online recruitment site.


Lesotho: LINKAGES Project Director

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Pact
Country: Lesotho
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.
Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Position Purpose

The USAID-funded project, Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program, is seeking qualified candidates for key positions in Maseru, Lesotho. In Lesotho, LINKAGES will be implemented by FHI 360 and Pact, and will conduct a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among three key populations (KP) — sex workers, men who have sex with men and transgender persons – and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. LINKAGES will accelerate the ability of governments, key population leaders, organizations working with key populations, and private-sector providers to plan and implement services that reduce HIV transmission among key populations and their sexual partners and extend the lives of those already living with HIV.

Key Responsibilities

The LINKAGES Lesotho Project Director will provide technical and management leadership to the Lesotho LINKAGES project. The primary responsibility of the Project Director is to ensure successful implementation of the LINKAGES work plan and achievement of the project’s targets and goals.

  • Lead the development and implementation of program descriptions, implementation plans, program strategies, program reports and work plans.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of all technical activities in the annual LINKAGES work plans.
  • Supervise and provide overall program and technical guidance to the LINKAGES Lesotho team in compliance with the organizational procedures and the standards.
  • Provide technical and programmatic expertise in HIV prevention, care and treatment activities for female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender people.
  • Oversee production of timely and accurate technical reports to FHI 360 and USAID as required.
  • Work with CBOs, CSOs, other KP partners, local health centers and the MOH to increase the uptake of HIV and other health and wellness related services both at a community and clinic level.
  • Keep abreast of developments in larger HIV/AIDS and KP field; document project methodologies, results, and outcomes, and in collaboration with LINKAGES HQ develop abstracts and publications.The position will be based in Maseru, Lesotho. Basotho nationals and candidates currently based in the Southern African region are encouraged to apply. Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

Basic Requirements

  • Masters level degree in Public Health, related field or equivalent.
  • At least 8 years of demonstrated key population programming expertise, with substantial community engagement, HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and/or transgender individuals.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated excellence in a technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and working with key population groups.
  • Experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment desirable.
  • Previous experience in Southern Africa is strongly preferred; Lesotho experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability in the design, implementation, and management of public health/international development programs for key populations.
  • Experience in establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different organizations and cultures.
  • Ability to travel within country or region and internationally as needed.
  • Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

How to apply:

Please apply at http://ift.tt/2AsClCs


Iraq: Child Protection/Education expert

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Terre des Hommes Italia
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 08 Dec 2017

Position: Child Protection/Education expert

Location: IRAQ

Start Date: January 15th, 2018

Period: 6 months

Deadline for Application: December, 8th 2017

Background:

Terre des Hommes Italy is looking for an education expert to support the implementation of the child protection/education projects in Iraq. The person selected should provide technical support to the project managers and field staff as well as provide trainings for internal staff and external actors.

The selected person will be based in Erbil with daily presence in the field and frequent missions in Baghdad.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the quality of the non formal education activities provided by TdH IT staff in the framework of our CP intervention through specific training and on the job mentoring;

  • Support the project managers for the technical aspects of the projects;

  • Revise and update (if needed) the technical tools, forms and data base used by the field staff in coordination with the project managers;

  • Structure and conduct training for internal TdH IT staff and external actors (governmental staff members, other NGOs staff, etc);

  • Support in developing specific life skills and education activities dedicated to youths and adolescents;

  • Analyze the child protection/education situation and concerns in the different location where TdH IT is implementing its project and provide punctual reports;

  • Attend relevant meeting in coordination with the head of mission;

  • Support the project managers and head of missions in drafting project proposals and other documents.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Significant experience on a similar position

  • Background in Pedagogy, Education, Social Sciences

  • Previous experiences as teacher or teachers/educators supervisors

  • Previous experience in emergency contests, possibly in Middle East

  • Fluent in English, Arabic is a strong asset

  • Knowledge of Iraqi scholar system is a strong asset

  • Availability to work in critical security environments

  • Training and supervision experience required

  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills

  • Capacity to create relationships with the communities

  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability and capacity to take initiatives to changing requirements

  • Good communication skills


How to apply:

How to apply:

Send your cv and cover letter with at least three references, to info@tdhitaly.org with the subject EDUCATION EXPERT IRAQ by the December 8th, 2017. Just candidates sending the requested documents will be considered for the recruitment process. Candidates invited to interview will receive an email. Unsuccessful candidates at this stage will not receive a response.