Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

MSF-OCBA is looking for a Logistics Coordinator for El Salvador (based in San Salvador)

Country: El Salvador
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 30 May 2021

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which aids populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice an association. Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.

The MSF movement is built around five operational directorates supported by MSF’s 21 sections, 24 associations and other offices together worldwide. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. The operations are implemented by field teams and the mission coordination teams; together with the organizational units based in Barcelona, Athens and decentralised in Nairobi, Dakar and Amman. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Operational Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations, including the Communication Department.

JOB GENERAL OBJECTIVE AND CONTEXT

Defining and implementing all supply and technical logistics strategies and support to the mission, ensuring the pertinence and coherence of logistics and supply programmes, adequacy of the means provided and the compliance to MSF standard, protocols and procedures in order to enable the development of the mission in perfect working conditions and optimise the impact of the medical projects.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

• Participating actively in the definition and update of annual project planning and budgets and the Emergency Preparation Plan, defining strategies and providing advice to the HoM in the translation of the identified logistical / technical needs into objectives, priorities and resources needed for the mission.

• Responsible for monitoring the implementation of logistics/technical activities in the mission (construction and rehabilitation, stock and supply of medical and non-medical material, transport, communications, water and sanitation, vehicles and engines, equipment/installation and infrastructures, etc.) ensuring compliance of MSF standards, protocols and procedures, and reporting to the HoM on the development of the ongoing programmes and proposing reorientation strategies when needed. Provides reporting on projects/mission evolution from the technical/logistics perspective and propose corrections if needed.

• Responsible for the proper application of HR policies and associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, potential, detection, staff’s development and internal communication) in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activities he/she is accountable for.

• Responsible for ensuring technical reference and support for all logistics/technical issues in the mission, providing coaching to logistics staff and representing MSF in meetings with Authorities and other NGOs for technical/logistics related issues.

• Responsible for ensuring installation and maintenance of functional office space(s) and lodging facilities in an adequate living condition as well as all the equipment required.

• Responsible for ensuring the proper use and maintenance of IT (computers, software, backups, etc.) and communication tools as well as the communication means in the Mission (including numbers, frequencies), allowing permanent communication between capital, projects, bases and HQ. Ensuring all staff in the Mission benefits from proper training on how to use communications equipment available in the Mission (e.g. satellite phones, HF/VHF radios, computers, etc.). **

• Responsible for defining and monitoring the technical aspects of the risk reduction policy, transport, communication, protection, identification and preparation of the technical aspects of the mission security policy and guidelines, evacuation plan and contingency plan, monitoring on a daily basis the security rules observation and reporting to the HoM of any problem. For this purpose, the Logistics Coordinator will have to create an appropriate environment to facilitate exchange of information on security situation and will be the security back up in the absence of the HoM.**

REQUIREMENTS

· Essential degree and specialization in Logistics and MSF Logistics training.

· Essential, working experience of at least two years in logistics coordination positions.

· Essential previous field experience in MSF or with international NGOs in unstable context.

· Experience in managing teams.

· Desirable previous experience in emergencies.

· High command of English and Spanish is essential.

· Availability of 12 months.

COMPETENCIES

· Strategic Vision **

· Leadership

· People Management and Development

· Service Orientation

· Teamwork and Cooperation

WHAT WE OFFER

· Salary determined by experience and MSF’s salary grid and secondary benefits according to MSF-OCBA’s policies.

· Location; San Salvador with regular field visits.

· Induction plan to the position.

· The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and helping those most in need.

· Starting date: Immediately

MSF is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, race, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to achieving a balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

MSF provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. MSF does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference checks.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY

· To apply, please, follow the link below and submit your CV and cover letter.

https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=3884&company=medicossin

· Closing date: May 30th 2021, 23:59 CET (Central European Time)



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