Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

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Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Head of Strategic Portfolio and Awards (Grants) Management

Head of Strategic Portfolio and Awards (Grants) Management Head of SPAM Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Role Purpose: The position holder is responsible for delivering an efficient and effective award management function. S/he will lead award management for all programmes, and develop best practice award management processes across the Sudan Country Office. The role has four main aspects to it: lead and develop the Country Office Strategic Portfolio, Effective Award Management; Partnership Management, capacity building of staff and contributing to the development of best practices systems and processes. The role offers a leadership opportunity for an individual highly experienced in grants management, business development and donor communications. It requires an individual capable of providing strategic leadership to a dynamic team, which is responsible for supporting ambitious fundraising targets as well as the management of a portfolio of awards approximately valued at $ 30 Million. Contract Duration: 12 months Location: Khartoum Qualifications * Post graduate qualification in Finance management, Grants management or equivalent * A minimum of a 5 years experience in senior management role * Sound knowledge of the requirements and strategic perspectives of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting, notably USAID, EU (DEVCO and ECHO), UNICEF, GAC etc. * Proven track record of active contribution to a senior management team, and providing strategic support across multiple sectors and/or regions * Action-oriented analytical skills; demonstrated experience in setting up and maintaining quality assurance /compliance systems * Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities. * Experience of corporate representation and engaging with donors at country strategic levels. * Experience of and well-developed skills in staff management, development & coaching, as well as supervision and oversight with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Proven strong coaching and capacity building skills. Desirable : * Experience with Save the Children award management policies, procedures and systems (AMS) * Understanding of financial reporting from Save the Children’s accounting software (Agresso) * Experience of Project Management, M&E Management or Funding Coordination Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at ; We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Female candidates are encouraged to apply Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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