National Consultant to Conduct the Participatory Gender Audit (3 positions) - Tbilisi (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - 5 hours 13 min ago
Application Deadline: 13 August 2014
Post Level: National Consultant
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Associé(e) au Programme - Bujumbura (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - 5 hours 13 min ago
Application Deadline: 3 August 2014
Post Level: SC-6
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UN Women: International Consultant/Family Mediation - Home-based with one travel to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (10 days maximum) (source: UNIFEM)

Eldis Job - 5 hours 13 min ago
Application Deadline: 31 July 2014
Post Level: International Consultant
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Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst

IFPRI Jobs - Tue, 2014-07-22 21:18
Job Summary:   The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) will work to accelerate progress in improving the nutrition and health of poor people by re-shaping agriculture and food systems through new, creative policies and investments that take an interdisciplinary perspective.  Led by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A4NH brings together 12 CGIAR centers and multiple partners from agriculture, nutrition, and health communities from around the world.    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst for a two-year, exempt, fixed-term, renewable appointment. This position will report to the Senior Research Fellow in charge of evaluation and impact.  The Research Assistant/Analyst will support evaluation and learning through: development and use of impact pathways and theories of change; compilation and analysis of data on key program outcome indicators; literature and document reviews, and writing and editing of research papers, presentations, reports, briefs and other documents for key evaluation stakeholders. This position is based in the Washington, DC, headquarters of IFPRI. Final title and grade will be determined based on experience.   Essential Duties: Specific tasks include but are not limited to: Support research leaders and teams in the development and use of impact pathways and theories of change for research design, implementation, and evaluation.   Work with others in A4NH and IFPRI to gather data and conduct analysis of key outcome variables such as dietary diversity, micronutrient intake, women’s empowerment, and exposure to agriculture-associated disease using existing households and individual-level survey data. Perform literature reviews on selected topics. Support the commissioning and management of external evaluations. Assist in preparing donor deliverables, reports, journal articles, policy briefs and other dissemination material. Assist in the planning and coordination of meetings, workshops, and events. Other relevant duties as assigned.         Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in development economics/studies, agricultural economics, economics, public health, epidemiology or nutrition with experience in statistics and data analysis in those disciplines. Good knowledge of program evaluation, including experimental and theory-based approaches. Understanding of gender issues in agricultural development. At the Research Analyst level, a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant post-Masters work experience is required. Demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, including.   Fluency in written and spoken English. Excellent writing skills and ability to prepare presentations, including text and graphics. Excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to work independently and with colleagues from diverse cultures. Ability and willingness to travel to developing countries.   Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in developing countries and knowledge of agriculture, nutrition and health development issues.
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Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst (source: IFPRI)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 21:18
Job Summary:   The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) will work to accelerate progress in improving the nutrition and health of poor people by re-shaping agriculture and food systems through new, creative policies and investments that take an interdisciplinary perspective.  Led by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), A4NH brings together 12 CGIAR centers and multiple partners from agriculture, nutrition, and health communities from around the world.    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst for a two-year, exempt, fixed-term, renewable appointment. This position will report to the Senior Research Fellow in charge of evaluation and impact.  The Research Assistant/Analyst will support evaluation and learning through: development and use of impact pathways and theories of change; compilation and analysis of data on key program outcome indicators; literature and document reviews, and writing and editing of research papers, presentations, reports, briefs and other documents for key evaluation stakeholders. This position is based in the Washington, DC, headquarters of IFPRI. Final title and grade will be determined based on experience.   Essential Duties: Specific tasks include but are not limited to: Support research leaders and teams in the development and use of impact pathways and theories of change for research design, implementation, and evaluation.   Work with others in A4NH and IFPRI to gather data and conduct analysis of key outcome variables such as dietary diversity, micronutrient intake, women’s empowerment, and exposure to agriculture-associated disease using existing households and individual-level survey data. Perform literature reviews on selected topics. Support the commissioning and management of external evaluations. Assist in preparing donor deliverables, reports, journal articles, policy briefs and other dissemination material. Assist in the planning and coordination of meetings, workshops, and events. Other relevant duties as assigned.         Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in development economics/studies, agricultural economics, economics, public health, epidemiology or nutrition with experience in statistics and data analysis in those disciplines. Good knowledge of program evaluation, including experimental and theory-based approaches. Understanding of gender issues in agricultural development. At the Research Analyst level, a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant post-Masters work experience is required. Demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, including.   Fluency in written and spoken English. Excellent writing skills and ability to prepare presentations, including text and graphics. Excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to work independently and with colleagues from diverse cultures. Ability and willingness to travel to developing countries.   Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in developing countries and knowledge of agriculture, nutrition and health development issues.
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Sierra Leone: Field Director (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 21:10
Organization: Helping Children Worldwide
Country: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 20 Aug 2014

Monitor & Evaluation

  • Perform baseline assessment on program performance at Child Rescue Centre (CRC) and Mercy Hospital (MH). Review 12-month historical documentation on MH (patients served, services provided, location, and costs) and CRC (intake of new children, TBHP, physical health, academic performance, spiritual growth) and identify trends, concerns, and successes
  • Work with Helping Children Worldwide Executive Director and program Directors to define program monitoring metrics and train program staff in collection of same
  • Perform review of standard business processes (including Procurement, Financial, and HR functions) with the Joint CRC-Mercy Business Manager.
  • Monitor program performance based on predefined program metrics, which align to established strategic goals. Collaborate with Staff to understand key drivers of performance (positive and negative) and identify obstacles
  • Evaluate facilities maintenance
  • Conduct monthly facilities review to document new problems and follow up on existing problems
  • Provide oversight of future facilities improvements and expansion
  • Develop an in-depth understanding local economy, including cost of local goods, substitutes, and inflationary pressures and how they impact program operations
  • Perform specific analysis on the Return on Investment of targeted investments comparing programmatic outcomes to investment of financial and personnel resources
  • Collaborate with United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Project Manager to support successful pilot year for the CBPHC initiative.
  • Evaluate community data and demographics with UMCOR Project Manager to determine project priorities
  • Oversee appropriately leveraging Mercy Hospital capital, human, and relationship resources
  • Provide on-the-ground surge support to CBPHC initiative in non-specialist roles, as necessary and defined by Helping Children Worldwide
  • Provide summary reports on progress of CBPHC initiative implementation. Highlight individual stories of lives changed by this project.

Program Support

· Collaborate with senior staff at CRC and MH to identify opportunities to improve programs to provide increased necessary services and/or serve more people

· Collaborate with senior staff at CRC and MH to identify opportunities to improve processes to operate more efficiently, safeguard assets, maintain facilities, improve internal controls, and reduce risks

· Facilitate collaborative problem solving, involving necessary stakeholders and leveraging capital and human resources in Sierra Leone

· Design and lead short-term projects to explore new opportunities for program improvement or expansion

Relationship Building

· Serve on the UMC SLAC District Medical Board and the CRC Supervisory Committee as a voting member, and attend all regularly scheduled and ad hoc meetings of these governance boards

o Review quarterly financial reports as they are presented to the boards, including any out-of-budget requests for funds

o Participate in discussions on strategic objectives

o Collaborate to effectively problem solve

o Serve as liaison between SLAC governance boards and Helping Children Worldwide, as appropriate

o Encourage and support accountability and follow-through on board decisions

· Serve as a representative of Helping Children Worldwide and intentionally develop healthy organizational relationships based on trust and respect with: CRC & MH senior management and staff, and local and national staff of the UMC SLAC

· Develop strong relationships with local businesses, non-profit organizations, universities and vocational institutions, and local government.

· In coordination with CRC and MH Directors, advocate for the work and reputation of the CRC & Mercy Hospital within the Bo community and explore opportunities for organizational and business synergies.

· Oversee and manage implementation of partner relationships (i.e., FAAST, Americares, Brother’s Brother)

Communications

· Produce monthly written reports for Helping Children Worldwide, including details on:

o Program outcomes using established metrics

o Specific recommendations for programmatic improvements for both the CRC & MH

o Success stories and photographs/videos for donor development

· Create and deliver presentations to UMC SLAC governance bodies and HCW


How to apply:

Send resume or CV to ginnywagner@helpingchildrenworldwide.org .

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Cambodia: Director of Teacher Training (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:59
Organization: Caring for Cambodia
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 18 Aug 2014

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Director of Teacher Training

Full-time Position based in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Available Fall 2014

Who we are: Caring for Cambodia (CFC) works to educate one child at a time today, to make a difference for Cambodia’s tomorrow. We create and sustain safe, modern, technologically equipped schools; mentor and professionally train teachers; and fund supplies along with other tools needed to teach those who want to learn. Established in 2003, CFC currently supports 21 schools, pre k through high school, in Siem Reap Province, with 6,400 students and 250 faculty and staff. CFC schools are considered model schools by Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), serving as an example of what primary and secondary school education could be countrywide.

Teacher Training has been a priority for CFC from the beginning because we know that effective teachers are at the heart of thriving schools. What began as a pilot training project for primary school teachers in 2004 is now a robust and enduring Teacher Training Program that supports every teacher at the CFC schools—preschool through high school. Our focus is on the effective, high-quality implementation of the MoEYS government curriculum using methods that are sustainable and replicable, thereby positioning our teachers as agents of change in Cambodian education.

Position Overview: The Director of Teacher Training role is to oversee the ongoing development and training of CFC Mentor Teachers, Teachers and Teacher Assistants to ensure they are equipped with the skills needed to continue program sustainability at all CFC schools, preschool through high school.

Job Responsibilities:

· Identify and meet the teacher training and capacity building needs of CFC Mentor Teachers, Teachers and relevant CFC staff through workshops, classroom observations, and regular team meetings.

· Coordinate “Classroom Assistant” training as part of internship training for CFC high school students

· Oversee all aspects of logistical planning for teacher training workshops, to include scheduling and preparation of all resources and training sites

· Identify, plan and implement new programs to support and enhance teacher and student performance

· Liaise with international teacher trainers to plan and implement training workshops

· Gather and evaluate feedback from CFC teachers and international teacher trainers in order to further the professional development of CFC staff and continually improve teacher training program quality

· Plan annual CFC teacher training trip to Singapore and liaise with supporting international schools, volunteer committees, hotels and airlines

· Communicate regularly with CFC’s CEO, COO, as well as the Country Director and Deputy Country Director in Siem Reap

· Work closely with volunteers completing projects relevant to teacher training in Siem Reap

· Support research and grant writing relevant to teacher training

· Contribute written updates of teacher training activities to be used in CFC newsletters and online communications

Qualifications:

· A four year bachelor’s degree

· A minimum of fives years classroom teaching experience, preferably in middle or high school where CFC’s program development needs are greatest

· Demonstrated leadership qualities

· Strong communication and organizational skills

· Experience with strategic and program planning

· Basic Khmer language is a plus. A willingness to acquire basic Khmer is essential.

· All candidates subject to extensive criminal background check

Salary is commensurate with professional experience. Benefits include health care and annual vacation.


How to apply:

Applicants should send a cover letter; resume; and contact information for three professional references to: jobs@caringforcambodia.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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Mexico: Proposal Writer/Editor (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:56
Organization: International Maize and Wheat Improvement
Country: Mexico
Closing date: 22 Aug 2014

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative, self-motivated, and service-orientated professional for the position of Proposal Writer/Editor in the Communications, Knowledge Management and Development Department. The selected candidate will coordinate, write, edit, package and track progress a variety of technical documents for proposals or responses to CIMMYT donors/prospective donors and facilitate the proposal process, interacting with Program/project management, technical subject matter experts and others to interpret RFPs and analyze each proposal's requirements to determine the best approach necessary to ensure a persuasive response that positions CIMMYT for a positive evaluation.The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org

The position will report to the Director of Communications, Knowledge Management & Development, and will be based at CIMMYT’s Main Campus (located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico).

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Determine proposal concept by identifying/clarifying opportunities and needs; study requests for proposal (RFPs); attend strategy meetings.
  • Gather proposal information; coordinate submissions and collections; identify and communicate risks associated with proposals; develop proposal outlines, compliance matrices and proposal schedules.
  • In collaboration with Program Directors and researchers, develop proposals by assembling information including project nature, objectives/ outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance and evaluation. Write, revise and edit drafts including executive summaries, conclusions and organization credentials.
  • Review/rewrite proposal inputs and coordinate with management personnel to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with editorial standards and proposal formatting/composition; coordinate proposal reviews, ensuring compliance with solicitation requirements; improve proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination and boilerplate; implement changes.
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to RFP requirements regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology; edit, standardize drafts and finalized materials prepared by other writers.
  • Maintain quality by using templates; follow proposal-writing standards (readability, consistency/tone); maintain proposal support databases.
  • Obtain approvals by having proposals reviewed by relevant CIMMYT Program Directors, the Deputy Director General for Research & Partnerships and the Program Management Unit.
  • Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities/target dates for information gathering, writing, review and approval; enter and monitor tracking data; coordinate requirements with contributors; contribute proposal status information to review meetings; transmit proposals; manage and coordinate with proposal team leader to meet required completion dates.
  • Accomplish CIMMYT goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explore opportunities to add value to position; update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintain personal networks.
  • Gather information by interviewing subject matter experts and write various proposal sections, including executive summaries, past performance/qualification summaries and resumes.
  • Create/maintain a proposal library/database – both hard copy and electronic; maintain historical records and files of work and revisions for future proposal efforts.
  • Work with other team members to maintain an inventory of opportunities (past, present and future).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in journalism, communications, business communications, marketing, English or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of previous proposal/grant writing and editing experience, strong attention to details and work well in a team environment oriented to production. Having a background in/knowledge of agricultural development is required.
  • Ability to summarize data concisely and accurately; ability to translate complicated ideas into language easily understood by others.
  • The position requires full proficiency in English, including ability to interact confidently with colleagues and external contacts on complex issues and to write documents and presentations in English, fluency to persuade, negotiate, coach, conceptualize and train and ability to translate documents (excluding legal, financial or highly technical documents). Knowledge of an additional language, especially Spanish, is desirable but not required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the field of work or specialized equipment; basic knowledge of administrative and/or operating protocols and procedures of research support function.
  • Demonstrated organizational agility and political savvy.We will offer an initial contract for 3 years, which is renewable subject to continued need and funding for the position and performance of the staff member. Our internationally competitive salary and benefits include housing allowance, car, comprehensive health and life insurance, assistance for children’s education, vacation, annual home vacation airfare, retirement plan, and relocation shipment.

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.


How to apply:

To apply, email cover letter and CV no later than Friday, 22 August, 2014to Human Resources, CIMMYT (Email: irsrecruitment@cgiar.org / Please insert Position Reference number: 12354in the subject of your email). In your application, please provide a link to your online portfolio.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information on the selection process, please contact Guillermo Flores at g.flores@cgiar.org

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Social Marketing Program Manager WASH (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:56
Organization: Action Against Hunger-USA
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 05 Aug 2014

RDC / Minova Contract Period: 12 months Start Date wish to post é: 1 July 2014Immediate Supervisor: Field Coordinator Technical Supervisor: Technical Coordinator East Wash & Country Coordinator Start Date: 07/01/2014 End Date: 30/06/2015 Job Purpose: Develop and implement a plan for community recovery of chlorine in connection with the project partners, on the basis of social marketing and local productionThereafter, the reference "Partners of the RCC program" shall mean partner program Community Resuming Chlorine.****Partners are UNICEF (the lessor) and Solidarités International (coordination and implementation of the project) and Oxfam Great Britain (implementation of the project.)****The Head of RCC Program is an innovative project supported for the Kivu RDC, based on the development of a reliable supply chain and sales of chlorinated products for the treatment of drinking water, and the definition of a social marketing strategy adapted to the context and the means, to sustainably influence practices and fight against diseases, including cholera endemic for many years in the area.****The Program Manager must possess expertise on local entrepreneurship and social marketing.****Objective 1: Ensure the implementation and monitoring of project activities

  • Follow and participate actively in the work of the team study phase (socio-economic and socio-cultural experts) in connection with the RCC program partners;
  • Write the program strategy at the end of the study phase related technical coordinators and partners of the RCC program;
  • Participate in the drafting of the social marketing strategy in conjunction with partners in the RCC as well as expert team program;
  • Implement projects to be tested in the project area in accordance with the RCC program partners;
  • Identify beneficiaries and interventions to implement after completing feasibility studies;
  • Establish MOUs and partnership;
  • Implementation tools for monitoring progress of the project in conjunction with the Technical Coordinator, Coordinator and WASH partners RCC program;
  • Achievement of KAP surveys in collaboration with field teams.

Objective 2: To oversee the program and manage teams

  • Recruit and train staff;
  • Oversee supervisors, facilitators and technical teams;
  • Plan activities to meet the schedule developed in the project proposal and ensure that the program runs no risk of delay;
  • Follow the project indicators using ACF standard tools and specific tools to develop the project;
  • Follow the budget in collaboration with the Coordinator Land;
  • Make orders (quality and quantity of materials and equipment must be checked) for programs and track purchases in collaboration with the Coordinator Land;
  • Plan (with anticipation) movements and needs vehicle for his team;
  • Participate in the development and improvement of monitoring tools ACF;
  • Participate in the preparation of reports to donors (with the Coordinator Land and technical coordinators);
  • Develop reports weekly and monthly activities;
  • Develop reports capitalizing on the various aspects of the program;
  • Write technical reports followed.

Objective 3: External Coordination

  • Participate in gathering information on the context of the area of ​​operations;
  • Attend meetings of external coordination with other actors;
  • Participate in provincial or local water and sanitation clusters;
  • Inform local authorities of all aspects of the program;
  • Involve and inform the community in the implementation of the program;
  • Ensure ownership of the various activities of the program and works with communities;
  • Work with partners RCC program.

Objective 4: Defining new strategies and interventions

  • Participation in the development of the country strategy;
  • Being force proposal for future projects;
  • Monitoring of the humanitarian situation in the project area.

Objective 5: Ensure compliance with safety rules

  • Inform their supervisor of any security incident;
  • Observe and enforce safety rules.

Goal 6: Relaying the activities and objectives of the organization working with communities and local partners

  • Develop contacts and explain local partners and the public activities and objectives of the project;
  • Popularize all actions and interventions undertaken by the organization in the region;
  • Participate in any other task related to the project and the activities of ACF-USA;
  • Defend the views developed by ACF-USA, namely the basic principles of ACF-USA which it becomes aware integrating into the NGO, and the positions developed during the progress of the program, in consultation with the rest of the team.

Mission 7: Contribute to funding and technical development within the sector
The WASH program manager is responsible for:

  • capitalization data programs and documentation of innovations
  • the transmission of technical and operational knowledge on program
  • contribute to the rise of the power information field communication ACF

LABOUR RELATIONS OF INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL

INTERNAL

  • Coordinator Plot: hierarchical Superior, technical exchange, exchange of information
  • Technical Coordinators: Responsible Functional
  • RCC project coordinator (Solidarités International): internal functional link project
  • Assistant Program: People managed, technical advice, exchange of information ....

EXTERNAL

  • Attend meetings of coordination with external partners RCC program;
  • Participate in provincial or local water and sanitation clusters;
  • Inform local authorities of all aspects of the program;

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish objectives MOUs and partnership;
  • Participate in the drafting of the strategy of development of the project following the study phase
  • Writing the final project report
  • Achievement of KAP surveys in collaboration with field teams;
  • Participate in the preparation of reports to donors (with the Coordinator Land and WASH Coordinator);
  • Develop reports weekly and monthly activities;
  • Develop reports capitalizing on the various aspects of the program;
  • Write reports of technical monitoring;
  • Participation in the development of the country strategy;

SKILLS REQUIRED

DIPLOMA / STUDY LEVEL

  • Degree in marketing, commerce, business administration, international humanitarian studies, policy development, and public health, with expertise in social marketing and support for micro-entrepreneurship in developing countries

SPECIAL SKILLS AND LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL

  • Professional experience of at least two years in the implementation of Social Marketing in context development / humanitarian
  • Experience in developing micro-entrepreneurship in the context of developing countries
  • Knowledge in public health related to water and sanitation. Experience on a water project, Sanitation and Hygiene appreciated
  • Understanding of socio-economic and cultural issues and constraints of working with local populations in humanitarian settings
  • Experience in project management and good knowledge of project cycle
  • Good analytical and drafting skills;
  • Skills training and management;
  • Good experience in capacity building of rural communities,
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Autonomy, critical thinking and initiative;
  • Flexibility and organization;
  • Computer literacy tool Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Able to work in a team;
  • Able to live and work in difficult conditions on the ground;
  • Have a high sense of organization, planning and compliance schedules
  • Ability to work in volatile humanitarian context
  • Written and spoken French

JUDGED

  • Mastery of Swahili (and incidentally local languages);
  • Analytical skills of the water quality

How to apply:

Apply with resume and cover letter at http://actionagainsthunger.theresumator.com/apply/mTPq9E/Responsable-Pro...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Responsable de Département Finances (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:51
Organization: Action Against Hunger-USA
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 05 Aug 2014

Base et Pays de travail: RDC - Kinshasa (environ 25% du temps sur les bases)

Durée du contrat: 1 an renouvelable

Date de début au poste souhaité: ASAP

Besoins de formation identifies: « Induction » ACF (NBO) et SAGA ( ?) si première mission

Superviseur direct: Adjoint Directeur Pays Support

Superviseur technique: Field Finance Manager (Siège NY)

Période de passation:1-2 semaines

Mission 1: Contribuer à la définition de la stratégie de la mission

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de l’élaboration du cadre budgétaire de la mission
  • de la disponibilité des informations financières et budgétaires aux autres départements pour la définition de la stratégie pays ;
  • de l’élaboration dans les délais et en qualité de la partie financière et budgétaire des « proposals » et rapports bailleurs

Tâches:

  • Apporter la contribution financière et budgétaire aux discussions de coordination ;
  • Apporter du conseil aux autres départements sur leurs besoins financiers et budgétaires ;
  • S’assurer que les besoins et contraintes financières et budgétaires sont bien pris en compte dans la rédaction des projets ;
  • Recueillir les informations et rédiger ou valider les parties financières et budgétaires des « proposals », rapports bailleurs et plans de financement mission
  • S’assurer de la cohérence de sa contribution aux « proposals » et rapports avec le reste du document ;
  • Représenter la mission en externe pour les questions financières et budgétaires et développer son réseau pour des échanges d’informations et de bonnes pratiques.

Mission 2: Garantir la tenue comptable de la mission

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de la diffusion et du respect des procédures comptables sur toute la mission ;
  • de l’exactitude des données comptables et analytiques saisies ;
  • de la supervision de la liasse comptable mensuelle ;
  • du contrôle des caisses et banques selon les règles ACF.

Tâches:

  • S’assurer du bon paramétrage du logiciel comptable
  • S’assurer de l’exactitude des données comptables et extra comptables saisies dans le logiciel comptable ;
  • Contrôler et valider la liasse comptable mensuelle et s’assurer de son envoi dans les délais au Siège;
  • Contrôler physiquement le comptage des caisses en capitale et sur les bases lors des visites.
  • Préparer pour la saisie comptable l’allocation mensuelle des couts communs de la mission en suivant la méthodologie et en respectant le plan de financement de la mission.

Mission 3: Garantir la gestion de la trésorerie sur la mission

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de la définition, de la diffusion et du respect des procédures de conservation et mouvements de fonds (Cash Management) sur la mission ;
  • de la disponibilité des liquidités nécessaires et de la sécurité de leur stockage ;
  • de l’adaptation des modalités de transferts de fonds au contexte local et sécurité ;
  • du contrôle de la cohérence entre les demandes de trésorerie et le suivi budgétaire ;
  • de l’anticipation des risques liés à la trésorerie et de la résolution des difficultés.

Tâches :

  • Définir et mettre à jour la procédure de conservation et mouvement de fonds (Cash Management) adaptée au contexte local, proposer des alternatives en cas d’évolution du contexte,
  • Consolider et valider le prévisionnel de trésorerie de la mission et en assurer l’envoi au Siège ;
  • Communiquer les paiements réalisés par le siège pour le terrain ;
  • Suivre les versements des contrats bailleurs signés sur le terrain ;
  • Valider le choix des établissements bancaires, s’assurer de leur solvabilité et fiabilité, optimiser les conditions, valider et effectuer les demandes d’ouverture ou fermeture de comptes et d’ajout de signatures selon les procédures ACF ;
  • Valider les modalités de paiement des contrats récurrents et s’assurer de leur paiement à échéance ;
  • Autoriser les mises en paiement des dépenses de la mission selon les procédures ACF.

Mission 4 : Garantir la gestion budgétaire et financière

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de la diffusion et du respect des règles financières des bailleurs ;
  • de l’élaboration du budget annuel (Plan de financement) ;
  • de l’animation budgétaire de la mission et du pilotage du processus de prévision budgétaire ;
  • de l’analyse de coûts et des alertes nécessaires ;
  • du suivi des risques financiers et des alertes nécessaires ;
  • de l’apport des éléments nécessaires à la négociation avec les bailleurs et de la production des documents bailleurs.

Tâches:

  • Elaborer et valider les budgets des projets
  • Préparer le budget annuel de la mission ainsi que sa révision mensuelle et le communiquer au siège et à la coordination mission
  • Editer, vérifier et communiquer les suivis budgétaires (projections incluses) mensuels à l’équipe de coordination nationale et aux bases, ainsi qu’au siège, questionner leur pertinence, alerter et apporter du soutien aux Coordinateurs ;
  • Contrôler l’utilisation des fonds propres selon les procédures ACF ;
  • Valider le circuit et les seuils d’autorisation de dépenses définis par la Logistique ;
  • Identifier les risques financiers (évolution du taux de change, inflation…), sensibiliser les Coordinateurs aux risques sur leur domaine ayant un impact financier, alerter le Directeur Pays et le siège, apporter du soutien dans le pilotage du risque ;
  • Assurer la production ainsi que l’archivage des rapports financiers selon les délais et formats bailleurs ;
  • Superviser le pré-audit des contrats de financement bailleurs et répondre aux questions des auditeurs.

Mission 5 : Promouvoir et assurer la collaboration et la coordination financière et budgétaire avec les partenaires de la mission

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de la participation au processus de sélection des partenaires et de la validation de l’analyse des risques sur les aspects financiers transmise par les bases ;
  • de la définition avec les partenaires des modalités de gestion financière et budgétaire dans le cadre des projets mis en place conjointement ;
  • de la validation des aspects financiers et budgétaires des conventions et accords de partenariat ;
  • de la capitalisation au niveau de la mission de toutes les pratiques innovantes en matière de gestion financière et budgétaire dans le cadre des partenariats.

Mission 6 : Prévenir et gérer les situations de fraude et de corruption

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • de l’identification des risques de fraude et de corruption sur son activité et de la mise en place d’actions préventives et de contrôle ;
  • de la sensibilisation de son équipe sur les risques de fraude et de corruption ;
  • de l’alerte du Directeur Pays en cas de situation de fraude et de corruption et de la mise en place d’actions correctives ;
  • de la mise en œuvre et du suivi des recommandations suites aux contrôles et audits.

Mission 7 : Encadrer et accompagner l’équipe Finance

Le Responsable de département Finances est responsable :

  • du soutien et du conseil, en tant que superviseur technique des administrateurs de base ;
  • du management quotidien de son équipe (animation, suivi, motivation …) ;
  • de l’évaluation de la performance et du développement des compétences des membres de son équipe ;
  • du management fonctionnel des équipes dont il a la responsabilité.

Tâches :

  • Définir les besoins en Ressources Humaines de son activité et l’organigramme de son équipe ;
  • Participer au recrutement de ses équipes ;
  • Organiser et piloter les réunions d’équipe, et les points individuels, réguliers et exceptionnels ;
  • Élaborer et suivre les plans d’action individuels des membres de l’équipe ;
  • Gérer les plannings, la répartition et la coordination du travail ;
  • Assurer les entretiens d’évaluation des membres de son équipe ;
  • Apporter un support technique aux équipes ;
  • Identifier les besoins de formation des membres de l’équipe ;
  • Créer, organiser et animer des formations ;
  • Gérer les difficultés d’équipe.

RELATIONS DE TRAVAIL INTERNES ET EXTERNES

INTERNE

  • Sous la supervision directe de l’Adjoint Directeur Pays Support
  • Superviseur technique des Administrateurs Bases
  • Superviseur direct de Comptable Mission et Adjoint Responsable Finances en capitale
  • Contact avec l’équipe de coordination nationale
  • Travail en collaboration et au service des programmes

EXTERNE

  • Contact avec le Technical Working Group System du Consortium Wash
  • Contact avec les partenaires externes
  • Contact avec les autorités locales

RESPONSABILITES DE REPORTING

  • Rapports bailleurs
  • Comptabilité mensuelle
  • Prévisionnels de trésorerie mensuelle
  • Suivis budgétaires mensuels
  • Plan de financement annuel, mise à jour régulière

COMPETENCES REQUISES

DIPLOME / NIVEAU D’ETUDES

  • Diplôme supérieur en économie ou en finance, école de commerce.

COMPETENCES SPECIFIQUES ET NIVEAU D’EXPERIENCE

INDISPENSABLES

  • Minimum 2 ans d’expérience à un poste de coordination finance/administration
  • Minimum 2 ans d’expérience en mission humanitaire
  • Bonne maîtrise du logiciel SAGA
  • Bonne capacité d’analyse
  • Compétences pédagogiques.
  • Expérience en management d’équipe indispensable
  • Parfaite maîtrise du français écrit et oral
  • Très bonne maîtrise de l’informatique (Excel, Word et internet)
  • Bonnes qualités relationnelles (partenaires, autorités)
  • Etre capable d'intégrer les recommandations et faire évoluer ses pratiques
  • Etre rigoureux, ponctuel, synthétique et précis

APPRECIEES

  • Expérience ACF
  • Expérience en gestion financière de Consortia
  • Capacité de gestion à distance.
  • Connaissance de l’anglais
  • Connaissance du contexte de la région

How to apply:

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Directeur Pays / Country Director (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:44
Organization: Initiative for Social Action and Renewal in Eurasia
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 05 Aug 2014

Base et Pays de travail: Kinshasa – RD-CONGO

Durée du contrat: 1 Year

Superviseur direct:Responsable Géographique / Desk Officer

1. MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

  • The CD is responsible for overseeing the development, funding and implementation of the country strategy and the growth of program portfolio that effectively addresses the underlying causes and effects of malnutrition in line with ACF's values (Charter), Programming Principles, and Strategy;
  • S/he must also ensure that systems / procedures are in place and being properly implemented, and that they ensure the proper management, well-being and safety of ACF staff, and the proper use of ACF resources;
  • The CD must build on best practices previously developed on the mission;
  • The CD must create a shared vision among all staff. S/he is responsible for promoting ACF Charter and ensuring an organizational culture where ACF core values are embedded, team work is encouraged and all staff feels valued;
  • S/he is responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, donors and other partners.

2. KEY RESPONSIBILITES

Line managed by the Desk Officer and in compliance with ACF standards, the Country Director is decision maker on the following key issues:

  • Design and implementation of country strategy
  • Definition of mission’s organizational chart
  • Proposals and donors’ reports
  • Management of the field structure budget
  • Security
  • Respect of the ACF Charter
  • Prevention of frauds and Power Abuses

3. DETAILED ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The CD is responsible for implementing a sound and relevant delegation system (with appropriate control mechanisms), which will allow him / her to be accountable for all the following responsibilities.

3.1. STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING, ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE:

Key role: Lead the preparation, updating, implementation of the Country strategy appropriate for the country and regional context and in line with the ACF vision and mission.

  • Ensure that a high quality strategic plan, based on thorough contextual analysis, is developed/updated using an inclusive and participatory process;
  • Ensure implementation of the country strategy is monitored and updated as required in line with context’s evolution;
  • Ensure understanding of strategic plan and approaches by all stakeholders;
  • Ensure timely final validation of proposals and reports.

3.2. PROGRAMMING:

Key role: Oversee mission’s programming to ensure the effective and efficient design, implementation and evaluation of ACF's programs and projects.

  • Ensure that programs are in line with the country’s context and ACF's vision;
  • Work with senior staff to generate viable programs in line with country’s strategy;
  • Identify and secure adequate funding for on-going and future program activities on a timely basis;
  • Ensure that programs have proper phasing out strategies and oversee phasing out implementations;
  • Ensure that the mission is ready and able to respond to emergencies when they occur and oversee the mission’s response during emergencies;
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a mission’s advocacy agenda that supports mission’s programs and, if possible, is in line with ACF priorities;
  • Control that systems and staff are in place to guarantee that mission’s programs :
  • are designed and implemented based on sound analysis;
  • address the underlying causes and effects of malnutrition;
  • are in line with ACF Programming Principles;
  • are consistent with ACF's standards for program quality and ACF technical strategies.
  • Verify that proper monitoring and evaluation systems are in place to demonstrate impact of ACF’s programs and that learning is incorporated into programs to ensure on-going improvements;
  • Ensure the regular production of ACF dashboards and monitoring tools including SitRep and activity progress reports;
  • Pilot the follow-up on internal and external audit recommendations.

3.3. EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS:

Key role: Develop and enhance relationships between the mission and donors’ representatives, civil society, private sector, government agencies and other organizations, acknowledging diversity as an asset of the humanitarian community, so that ACF can maximize its impact on malnutrition and its prevention.

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with relevant – counterparts/departments of the government, the locally-represented multi/bi-lateral donors, UN agencies, foundations, international and national NGOs and civil society organizations;
  • Support and work effectively in coalitions and networks in the respect of principles of equality, transparency, result oriented approach and complementarities;
  • Ensure cordial media relations and act as ACF spokesperson as required.

3.4. SECURITY:

Key role: Lead the preparation, regular updating and implementation of the security plan in line with ACF standards and procedures

  • Ensure mission has a security plan in place in line with ACF standards;
  • Control that security plan is properly followed under the technical guidance of the Logistic Coordinator;
  • Control that appropriate security guidelines and procedures are established, maintained / updated regularly and adhered to by the team;
  • Undertake security networking at all levels;
  • Analyse the information gathered and provide risk and context analysis;
  • Be responsible for the management and oversight of security of all international and national staff and visitors;
  • Be part of the crisis team in case of critical security incidents and ensure Security Incidents Reports are drafted according to guidelines and submitted in a timely manner to HQ;
  • Pilot the follow-up on security internal and external audit recommendations.

3.5. MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES

Key role: Oversee the management and development of mission’s human resources and create a shared vision, among all staff, of ACF's values and program's aims and their role in achieving these

  • Management of direct subordinates
  • Be part of the recruitment and orientation of new senior staff and of the recruitment of direct subordinates;
  • Provide proper supervision and management for all direct subordinates;
  • Manage staff effectively, including appropriate delegation with a view to achieving results and developing capacities;
  • Ensure that all managers has the capacity building of their staff as one of their key goals;
  • Proactively address performance issues through regular, constructive and honest feedback and coaching;
  • Ensure the proper implementation of ACF’s management system for direct reports, including job description, mid-term and final appraisal;
  • Control that Senior Leadership Team operates in a transparent and participatory manner.
  • Human resources
  • Ensure mission has a HR strategy and a training plan;
  • Ensure mission has appropriate team structures and it is reviewed according to projected programs’ needs;
  • Ensure levels of authority and responsibility are clearly defined;
  • Effectively design and lead organizational change processes which enable the mission to respond to challenges;
  • Actively promote staff wellness by monitoring mission climate and staff morale and taking corrective actions as needed;
  • Control that strong HR strategies, systems, policies and processes are in place and monitored
  • Control that national and international staff teams work effectively together and achieve the program objectives;
  • Pilot the follow-up on HR internal and external audit recommendations.

3.6. FINANCE AND LOGISTIC:

Key role: Oversee and direct the appropriate mobilization, use and management of financial and logistic resources in the mission in line with ACF policies and donor requirements.

  • Monitor the mission’s financial position, and ensure the best use of available resources;
  • Oversee the development and review of mission’s annual budget;
  • Ensure management structure of mission’s is proportional to mission’s income;
  • Control that qualified staff and appropriate policies, procedures and systems for finance and logistic are in place and functioning throughout the mission;
  • Control that adequate internal controls are in place to protect the mission’s financial and non-monetary assets and that the resources are used in accordance with donor terms and conditions;
  • Control that appropriate financial and logistic reporting systems are in place to meet both internal needs and external requirements;
  • Pilot the follow-up on finance and logistic internal and external audit recommendations.

3.7. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH HQ

Key role: Key actor between the field and HQ, the Country Director contributes to maintain good working relationships with HQ by complying with information demands and using HQ’s expertise to optimize the country’s strategy implementation.

  • Update the desk on country strategy’s implementation;
  • Proactively refer to HQ for any matter that could jeopardize the mission, the programs, the funding or the security of staff and premises;
  • Ensure field teams proactively expresses relevant demands of support to HQ in order to maximize operational efficiency and impact;
  • Prepare and facilitate any HQ’s field visit;
  • Generally speaking: be a facilitator between the field and HQ;
  • Verify that various deadlines set by HQ are respected;
  • Pilot the follow-up on HQ’s recommendations.

RELATIONS DE TRAVAIL INTERNES ET EXTERNES

INTERNE

  • Sous la supervision directe du Responsable Géographique / Head of Programme ;
  • Superviseur direct de l’équipe de Coordination Pays, des Chefs de Mission Régionaux, (Des Coordo Terrains Mission Ouest si pas de CdM Région Ouest) ;
  • Proche collaboration avec l’ensemble de l’équipe support du siège.

EXTERNE

  • Représentant officiel d’ACF-International auprès des autorités locales, bailleurs et partenaires en RDC
  • Représentant officiel d’ACF-International au sein des fora de coordinations humanitaires en RDC.

RESPONSABILITES DE REPORTING / Autres

  • Stratégie Pays
  • SitRep Mensuel RDC (+ annexes) ;
  • Validation finale de l’ensemble des Proposals et Rapports Bailleurs ;
  • …etc

How to apply:

Apply with resume and cover letter at http://actionagainsthunger.theresumator.com/apply/gIu11u/Directeur-Pays-...

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United States of America: Project Manager (Administration, Recruitment), Arlington, VA (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:42
Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 21 Aug 2014

Project Manager (Administration, Recruitment), Arlington, VA

Company Profile: MSI is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 30-year history of helping to deliver development results across the developing world. In 2008, we became the America’s operation of the international development arm of Coffey International Limited. Since that time, we have greatly expanded our ability to respond seamlessly and flexibly to client needs with our sister offices in the UK and Australia. We operate in some of the most challenging and political and economic climates in the world, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Iraq. MSI currently employs 800 development experts in the fields of public sector management, monitoring and evaluation, governance and anti-corruption. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Position Summary:
The Project Manager coordinates the administrative and contractual parts of the project. S/he possesses specialized knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience to use independent judgment in the performance of his/her duties and is capable of carrying out work independently. The Project Manager is responsible for oversight and support of the project budget, assisting with recruitment of technical advisors, preparation of client approval documents, editing and formatting documents.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage current projects, including monitoring and controlling costs, scheduling, performance monitoring, anticipating and managing changes, contract compliance, maximizing customer satisfaction, logistical support to technical teams, and ensuring optimal financial performance.
  • Assist with management of recruiting advisors for project.
  • Develop, recommend, and maintain accurate and current project budgets.
  • Assist in development of procedures, policies, recordkeeping, and duties as required related to overall administration of projects, including procurement.
  • Work with other departments, public agencies, subcontractors, and independent consultants on the implementation of project tasks, programming, and other activities.
  • Act as the firm’s representative in identifying, hiring, and assisting consultants.
  • Plan, prepare, and communicate schedules and progress records of projects’ activities and expenditures, and assist others in establishing project schedules and milestones.
  • Efficient management of subcontractor activities.
  • Editing as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of experience.
  • Experience with AIDAR, FAR and other USG international regulations helpful.
  • Strong financial management skills with experience preparing and analyzing budgets for complex USAID programs.
  • Strong writing skills (contractual reports, after action training reports, etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity.
  • French fluency.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.comPI81344648
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Coordinateur en Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène Pays (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:38
Organization: Action Against Hunger-USA
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 05 Aug 2014

Base et Pays de travail: Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo, avec déplacements fréquents

Durée du contrat: 12 mois

Date de début au poste souhaité: 1er juin 2014

Besoins de formation identifies: Induction ACF (NBO) si première mission ACF

Superviseur direct: Directrice Pays Adjointe pour les Programmes

Superviseur technique: Wash Technical Advisor HQ

Finalité du poste: Définir la stratégie pays technique d’ACF pour le département Wash et contribuer à sa mise en œuvre en vue de maximiser l’impact des programmes d’ACF et de répondre aux besoins du pays

Mission 1: Définir la stratégie pays technique d’ACF pour son département en ligne avec la stratégie globale de la mission ACF en RDC

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • Contribuer à la rédaction de la stratégie nationale de la mission ACF, en collaboration avec la Coordination Pays et les Référents Techniques Opérationnels du siège.
  • Contribuer à la définition de la stratégie intégrée de programmation et définition des projets.
  • la définition de la stratégie technique Wash compte tenu de son analyse du contexte humanitaire et en collaboration avec les Responsables de Programme et les Coordinateurs Terrain.
  • l’attention portée aux alertes des Référents Techniques Opérationnels du siège
  • la promotion des innovations techniques à travers les suggestions de et pour les Référents Techniques Opérationnels et les Responsables de Programmes

Exemple de tâches :

  • Evaluer les besoins des populations par le biais d’évaluations
  • Proposer des stratégies d’intervention en coordination avec les autres départements
  • Rédiger des propositions de projet et des rapports techniques pour les bailleurs
  • Participer aux appels d’offre pour la WASH, et collaborer avec les autres coordonnateurs techniques dans la préparation des propositions multisectorielles.
  • Participer à la rédaction de la stratégie technique de la mission et a sa mise en œuvre.
  • Garantir une approche transversale des interventions
  • Définir un plan de réponse aux urgences

Pour les missions 2 à 6, le rôle du Coordinateur Wash, comme celui de toute la coordination technique pays, est sensiblement différent entre la région Est (Nord et Sud Kivu) et le reste du pays, du fait de l’existence d’une position actuelle de Coordinatrice Technique Est. Tant que cette position existe, et même si les tâches du Coordinateur Wash restent les mêmes, il jouera d’avantage un rôle de conseiller et de back up a l’Est, alors que pour le reste du pays, il interviendra plus directement, en cohérence avec la structure et le fonctionnement actuels de la mission.

Mission 2: Coordonner le déploiement de la stratégie technique pour son département

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • la conception de nouveaux projets en collaboration avec les Responsables de Programmes et les Coordinateurs Terrain
  • rédaction de proposals de qualité soumis à la Directrice Pays Adjointe Programme dans le respect des délais
  • s’assurer de la mise en œuvre des programmes dans le respect des délais contractuels
  • s’assurer que les besoins des programmes sont anticipés et qu’une réponse y est apportée.
  • du respect par tous les programmes des standards ACF, de la mise en œuvre des recommandations et d’alerter la Directrice Pays Adjointe Programme quand nécessaire
  • l’efficacité du monitoring et du système d’évaluation, et la gestion correcte des requêtes des auditeurs
  • la qualité du support technique fourni aux Responsables de Programmes

Mission 3: Contribuer à l’expertise technique d’ACF

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • la capitalisation technique au niveau de la mission et sa transmission au Référent Technique Opérationnel au siège
  • s’assurer de la mise en œuvre des nouvelles techniques

Exemple de tâches :

  • Valider la méthodologie de mise en œuvre des projets
  • Harmoniser les outils de mise en œuvre, le suivi des projets et le développement des standards
  • Définir les zones d’intervention en discussion avec la Coordination Pays
  • Evaluer la pertinence des interventions en termes d’approche communautaire, de réponse aux besoins et d’un point de vue technique.
  • Analyser les rapports d’activités et réaliser un rapport mensuel d’activités pour la mission
  • Assurer la planification et le suivi avec les départements log et admin de la gestion des budgets et des approvisionnements pour les programmes.
  • S’assurer du respect des plans de travail et du monitoring des indicateurs
  • Renforcer la gestion des programmes et des projets en étroite coordination avec la nutrition et la sécurité alimentaire
  • Responsable de la rédaction des rapports bailleurs des projets d’eau et assainissement dans les temps et en qualité.
  • Responsable de la capitalisation des expériences techniques et du suivi évaluation des projets passés et en cours.

Mission 4: Manage et encadre son équipe

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • Proposer une orientation stratégique pour le département Wash en RDC
  • s’assurer que l’équipe Wash travail d’une manière transparente et cohésive, que l’équipe soit motivée et qu’elle rend des outputs/du travail de haute qualité
  • la supervision et le management de ses collaborateurs directs
  • la supervision technique (fonctionnelle) des Responsable de Programme dans son département
  • le développement des compétences de son équipes et des Responsables de Programmes dans son domaine, en particulier en animant des séances de formation
  • promouvoir le respect de la Charte d’ACF Charter et la prévention des fraudes et des abus de pouvoir.

Exemple de tâches :

  • Effectuer l’évaluation et la formation des experts techniques
  • Participer à la planification du recrutement et au recrutement des équipes locales en lien avec l’administration et les équipes terrain.
  • Valider les descriptions de poste de l’équipe WASH.
  • Assurer la formation technique de l’équipe WASH.
  • Assurer l’animation et la communication interne des équipes eau et assainissement
  • Organiser et animer les réunions des équipes et faire des visites terrain régulières.
  • Assurer la prise de conscience du staff et le respect vis-à-vis les procédures de sécurité de la mission.
  • Assurer la prise de conscience auprès des équipes WASH des questions transversales, comme le genre et la protection des enfants et des femmes.

Mission 5: Analyser l’évolution de la situation humanitaire en WASH

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • Collecter et analyser les informations sur l’accès à l’eau en RDC
  • Identifier les situations d’urgence WASH suite aux déplacements de population ou cas de maladies hydriques épidémiques et donner des conseils pertinents pour d’éventuelles interventions ACF
  • Appréhender l’impact des conditions de vie sur la population
  • Participer aux évaluations intégrées ACF des besoins humanitaires.

Mission 6: Représenter l’organisation auprès des partenaires

Le Coordinateur Wash est responsable de:

  • Se coordonner avec les autres acteurs dans le domaine de l’eau et l’assainissement : agences UN, ONG, institutions locales, administration, etc.
  • Assurer les relations techniques avec le département WASH des différents bailleurs et collaborateurs. Les relations contractuelles sont assurées par la Directrice Pays, par contre une étroite collaboration entre le Coordinateur Wash Pays et la Directrice Pays Adjointe Programme et la Directrice Pays sera nécessaire.
  • Développer des contacts avec les départements gouvernementaux concernés par le WASH
  • Participer activement et régulièrement aux réunions cluster WASH et dans la discussion/élaboration de la stratégie provinciale et débriefer la Directrice Pays Adjointe Programme.

RELATIONS DE TRAVAIL INTERNES ET EXTERNES

INTERNE

  • Management Fonctionnel / Technique des Responsables de Programmes sur le terrain, sauf pour la région Est
  • Collaboration avec les Responsables de Département (technique et support) et les Coordinateurs Terrain
  • Managé par la Directrice Pays Adjointe Programme

EXTERNE

  • Représentation et participation active aux différentes entités de coordination au niveau national (clusters Wash, COS, services techniques de l’état – REGIDESO, SNHR, CNAEA, CPAEA, etc.)
  • Représentation et communication auprès des autorités et des bailleurs de fonds
  • Consortium Wash
  • ONG Internationales et locales

RESPONSABILITES DE REPORTING

  • APR (Activity progress report) mensuel
  • Rapports bailleurs
  • Proposals bailleurs
  • Participation au sitrep mensuel

COMPETENCES REQUISES

DIPLOME / NIVEAU D’ETUDES

  • Ingénieur géologue, hydrogéologue, génie civil ou environnement

COMPETENCES SPECIFIQUES ET NIVEAU D’EXPERIENCE

INDISPENSABLES

  • Connaissances approfondies en eau, assainissement et hygiène
  • Expérience en méthodes participatives de promotion d’hygiène/PHAST
  • Expérience en gestion de marché de travaux hydrauliques, ou à défaut de gestion de marchés publics
  • Excellente capacité d’organisation et d’anticipation, ainsi qu’une prise d’initiative
  • Excellent capacité d’analyse et de résolution de problème
  • Bonnes qualités relationnelles
  • Expérience en encadrement d’équipe
  • Intérêt développé pour le terrain
  • Très bonnes capacités rédactionnelles. Français et anglais écrit et oral.
  • Très bonne capacité d’analyse de contexte (sécuritaire, humanitaire…).

APPRECIEES

  • Connaissance des règles des contrats avec les principaux bailleurs (ECHO, POOLED FUND, DFID)
  • Expérience en RDC
  • Expérience ACF
  • Maitrise d’un logiciel SIG (ArcView ou MapInfo) souhaitée
  • Expérience humanitaire à un poste similaire d’au moins un an ou expérience significative en gestion de programmes Wash.
  • Capacité à manager à distance.

How to apply:

Apply with resume and cover letter at http://actionagainsthunger.theresumator.com/apply/8yfQvz/Coordinateur-En...

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Côte d'Ivoire: Evaluation Consultant (local) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:22
Organization: Freedom House
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Closing date: 28 Jul 2014

Freedom House is seeking qualified applicants to conduct a final evaluation for its project, “Safeguarding the Future in Cote d’Ivoire,” during August 2014. Due to timing and budgetary considerations, only local consultants or individuals currently residing in Abidjan are eligible to apply. Please refer to the attached Terms of Reference for more details about Freedom House, the project, and the proposed evaluation process.

Project Background

Freedom House is managing a two-year project (running until Autumn 2014) funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) to build the capacities of local human rights groups to contribute meaningfully to reconciliation in Côte d'Ivoire through an effective transitional justice process and the promotion of human rights. Freedom House’s approach is threefold: support targeted human rights documentation initiatives that impartially document the conflict, create a collective voice within civil society to promote transitional justice and reconciliation, and promote effective interaction between government bodies and civil society tasked with promoting reconciliation. The ultimate goal of this project is to improve the situation for ordinary Ivoirian citizens who simply seek to live in a country where basic human rights are safeguarded and genuine advancements towards national reconciliation are achieved.

Evaluation Overview

The primary users of the evaluation report will be Freedom House’s DC-based staff, who seek to assess the interim outcomes and performance of programming, as well as identify lessons learned that can inform future program plans for Côte d’Ivoire. The report will also be shared with the donor agency, DRL, and with local partner organizations to inform their future programming. Freedom House is primarily concerned with assessing the effectiveness, relevance,and sustainabilityof the project’s approach, as Freedom House is interested in continuing this type of work Côte d’Ivoire. (Refer to the attached TOR for proposed lines of inquiry.)

Evaluation Implementation

The evaluation should take place in August 2014 with the final deliverables due and contract concluding by August 30. (Please note the proposed dates may change due to unavoidable circumstances, in which case a revised time frame will be established with the mutual agreement of both parties.)

A total of approximately 15 working days will be available for:

  • Evaluation preparation (including finalizing the TOR and the evaluation plan, performing the initial desk review of project materials, creating and testing data collection instruments, and compiling an inception report);
  • In country data collection (including interviews, focus groups, and other qualitative processes); and
  • Data analysis and synthesis (including transcription, data aggregation, writing a draft report, presenting findings to Freedom House staff in Abidjan and DC staff by Skype, incorporating feedback from Freedom House DC and local staff and partners into a final report).

Freedom House’s DC- and Abidjan-based staff will provide technical supportas needed throughout the evaluation process. The evaluation manager and M&E Specialist will provide guidance during the evaluation preparation and reporting phases, and project staff will be available to compile project documents, provide administrative support, and schedule meetings in the field (if desired).

The final deliverables for this evaluation will include:

  • A brief inception report and evaluation planpresented both on paper and verbally to the program team, including the proposed methodology, preliminary evidence from desk review, possible data limitations and work plan;
  • Two verbal presentations of the evaluation methodology and findings, one to debrief with the human rights groups participating in the project, and one with field staff in Abidjan and relevant DC staff by Skype (upon completion of the field work but before submitting the draft report);
  • A draft report detailing key findings, supporting evidence, and programmatic recommendations; and
  • A final report incorporating all relevant feedback from Freedom House.

Note that the draft and final reports should be presented in French or English and be no longer than 15pages (excluding any relevant annexes), and contain a concise Executive Summary of core findings and recommendations.Said recommendations should be specific and action-oriented, and tailored to all relevant stakeholders.

Budget Guidelines

The projected budget for this evaluation is between $3,500 – 4,000 USD. This figure represents the total amount for the daily rate of the consultant (including transportation and M&IE), with no additional funding available for supplementary costs. The daily rate will be negotiated with the consultant upon selection and before signing of the contract. Please note that payment in full will not be made until all project deliverables have been received and verified as meeting Freedom House expectations. Cost-saving will be a consideration in the review process.


How to apply:

Interested applicants must provide all materials outlined below to the evaluation manager (contact information provided below) by 17:00 GMT, 28 July 2014. Candidates selected for an interview will be notified by 30 July, and a final decision will be made by 1 August.

This consultancy is open to national applicants or individuals currently living in Abidjan. The selected consultant should have demonstrated expertise in results-based project evaluation and familiarity with governance and human rights programming. Fluency in French and previous professional experience in Côte d’Ivoire is required. Additional information about desired qualifications is listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, international relations, conflict resolution, human rights, law or related field; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum 4–6 years of experience in designing, overseeing and implementing project M&E or a combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods;
  • Experience conducting evaluations for US federal funding agencies;
  • Strong facilitation, presentation and communication skills; and
  • Team player with the ability to closely collaborate with Abidjan and DC-based Freedom House staff, local partners, and stakeholders.

Interested applicants should provide a current CV and a 2-page statement of interest/abridged proposal. These materials should clearly outline the candidate’s key skills and experience that are relevant to this evaluation. Please also include a concise description of the desired evaluation approach and an identification of possible data limitations and ways to mitigate them (recognizing that the applicant is operating with only the limited information provided herein). Describeany proposed revisions to the TOR along with a brief justification.

Please also provide your daily rate and a short cost justification – including your salary history and/or daily rate for your last 3 consultancies – and the names and contact information for 2 recent references. Note that Freedom House may request examples of previous work after reviewing the application materials.

Contact Information

Please refer any questions and submit all application materials to the evaluation manager listed below before 17:00 GMT, 28 July 2014. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Point of contact:Fahiraman Rodrigue Kone
Program Officer
fahiraman@freedomhouse.org
rodriguefahiraman@gmail.com
Phone:+225 20 32 48 33

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Canada: Manager, Institutional Partnerships (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:21
Organization: Right To Play
Country: Canada
Closing date: 11 Aug 2014

Job Posting – Manager, Institutional Partnerships

Closing Date:August 11, 2014

Organization:Right To Play International

Department/Division:Headquarters/ International Programs

Work location:Toronto, Ontario

BACKGROUND:

Right To Play is a global organization, using the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while driving lasting social change in more than 20 countries each week. Founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur and four-time Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national fundraising offices in Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regional offices are in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Our programs are facilitated by more than 600 international staff and 16,400 local volunteer Coaches.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Manager, Institutional Partnerships is responsible for writing successful proposals in close collaboration with country and regional teams as well as Program Operations and GPDQ in response to restricted funding opportunities from institutional or other donors. The Manager plays a significant role in supporting the capacity-building for Right To Play’s team around the world, in order to bolster the organization’s ability to generate and deliver strong funding proposals. He/she supports the development of fundraising strategies, targets, tools, and systems. Reporting to the Director, Institutional Partnerships and working in close cooperation with the broader International Programs team, National Offices, the GPG and Regional and Country Offices. This role requires significant international travel, amounting to 30-40% of the Manager’s time.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibility #1: Proposal Development and Coordination(60% of Time):

· Maintain forecast of potential funding opportunities; track Requests for Applications/Proposals (RFAs/RFPs) from key institutional donors; and ensure Right To Play’s readiness to respond by initiating conversations internally and with potential partners.

· Initiate analysis of identified funding opportunities; originate and shepherd go/no-go decision-making process.

· Manage the development of concept papers and funding proposals, including building and coordinating a proposal development team, when necessary; engaging consultants; identifying and managing partners; undertaking a consultative design process; writing the proposal; overseeing and/or developing budgets; obtaining approval for including matching funds; and ensuring that all necessary reviews and sign-offs are completed.

· Support the development of proposals being led by other members of the Right To Play team, assisting with coordination, information-gathering, design, writing, budgeting, reviews, copy-editing, or other tasks, as required.

· Where Right To Play is a sub-partner to another organization, represent Right To Play with the partner/consortium and provide all necessary documentation and contributions required of Right To Play throughout the proposal process.

· Communicate with donor representatives, where needed and appropriate, to support proposal development efforts.

· Seek feedback from funders on unsuccessful proposals and ensure that this information is analyzed, catalogued, and used to inform future proposal efforts.

· Ensure that all documentation of go/no go and proposal processes is organized and saved in the appropriate online portals.

Job Responsibility #2:Donor Cultivation and Stewardship (10% of Time):

· On an on-going basis, research and propose potential new funders to the Director, Institutional Partnerships.

· Represent Right To Play at events or meetings that are deemed useful for strengthening relationships with potential funders or implementing partners.

· Maintain regular, respectful communications with donors and potential donors to Right To Play, creating a strong positive image of the organization and its work.

· Support the smooth transition of new programs from proposal to implementation, working in close collaboration with the operations, regional, and country office teams. Provide thorough documentation on the proposal and contracting/agreement requirements;; help ensure efficient hand over of key donor and partner relationships, as appropriate; and assist in the development of stewardship plans for key donors.

Job Responsibility #3:Capacity-Building (20% of Time):

· Support the design and implementation of training for HQ, Regional Office, Country Office, and National Office staff, in restricted fundraising as needed.

· Provide remote or on-site technical support, including the coordination of a community of practice and mentorship to Right To Play team members on restricted fundraising and proposal development.

· Develop tools and online resources to support capacity-building efforts.

Job Responsibility #4:Fundraising Strategy and Systems (10% of Time):

· Support the development and implementation of Right To Play’s global restricted fundraising strategy.

· Support the setting of global fundraising priorities and tracking of the global pipeline and targets.

· Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems and tools to support restricted fundraising.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:

Required (must have):

§ Undergraduate degree in International Development, Political Science, International Relations or related field.

Desired (asset):

§ Master’s degree in a related field.

§ Project management certification.

EXPERIENCE:

Required (must have):

§ 5-8 years of professional experience in international development and humanitarian aid.

§ Proven experience developing successful development and humanitarian proposals and for a variety of government, foundation, and other institutional donors.

§ Experience coordinating and managing projects within complex, cross-functional organizations/teams.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

§ Understanding of key government donor rules and regulations, especially DFATD, USAID and European government and institutional donors.

§ Excellent analytical and written skills, highlighted by the writing of proposals.

§ Strong program design skills, including the ability to develop logical frameworks, logic matrices, performance monitoring frameworks, and detailed budgets.

§ Ability to develop key work processes and systems as they relate to the full restricted fundraising/proposal development cycle.

§ Ability to provide oversight and leadership to cross-organizational initiatives.

§ Strong training and facilitation skills.

§ Skill in supporting and coaching staff.

§ Ability to research, identify potential partners and strengthen existing relationships.

COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

§ Consistently communicates enthusiasm and commitment to the team’s mission, purpose and goals.

§ Demonstrates high level of interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including the ability to build collaborative relationships internally and externally with sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, social and political issues.

§ Strong active listening skills combined with an ability to bring divergent interests and insights together to build winning proposals.

§ Highly organized and strategic and able to consider a wide range of implications and partners in proposal design.

§ Champions the culture of continuous improvement that institutionalizes learning, innovation, achievement and support. Ensures these attributes are given priority attention while conducting the business of the organization.

§ Identifies and pursues opportunities to build and strengthen partnerships and alliances that are mutually advantageous and support strategic interests of Right To Play.

LANGUAGES:

· Fluency in written and spoken English as well as fluency in French, Arabic, and/or Spanish.

Compensation:We offer a competitive salary and benefits package

Employment Start Date: ASAP

Contract Duration:Indefinite

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

hr@righttoplay.com and kindly include “Institutional Partnership Manager, ReliefWeb” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Right To Play is a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.

Right To Play - Human Resources Philosophy

Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization that uses the power of sport and play to improve the lives of children in the most disadvantaged areas of the world. We believe that all children have the right to play.

Right To Play’s human resources philosophy reflects the spirit that drives the organization. The philosophy influences the kind of people who are interested in working for us, the kind of people we recruit and how we treat our people.

Right To Play’s culture is entrepreneurial, where employees are encouraged and empowered to perform in the context of rapid international growth, and to aim for the highest quality and adopt global best practices in delivering our programs.

Our employees are global citizens who are passionate about improving the world we live in through value-based grassroots activities. We work on the ground with and through people in the communities we serve to improve the lives of their children. By having a constant presence in these communities and helping them develop the resources and skills they need to help themselves, we aim for sustainable, long-term development.

To translate our vision into action, our philosophy for delivering our programs is “LOOK AFTER YOURSELF, LOOK AFTER ONE ANOTHER”. Our employees are the backbone of this delivery, and the philosophy supports them by defining the desired outcomes of our human resources philosophy. This means that we pay competitive salaries, provide comprehensive benefits, encourage employee social events, provide development opportunities and a great work environment.

We measure the success of this philosophy by indicators such as employee satisfaction surveys and staff turnover rate, as well as the overall success of Right To Play.


How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

hr@righttoplay.com and kindly include “Institutional Partnership Manager, ReliefWeb” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Right To Play is a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.

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Haiti: Program Coordinator – PISANS (“Power” in Creole) Program (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:19
Organization: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 21 Sep 2014

Location:Haiti

Reports To:DeputyHead of Mission, UMCOR Haiti

Purpose:The Program Coordinator-PISANS Program (PC) plays an important role in the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) programming in Haiti. UMCOR’s program areas in Haiti focus on continued earthquake recovery and development activities. The PISANS program is a community integration project that seeks to integrate 154 families resettled to new houses in the DLA 1.5 settlement site, into the host community of Haut Damier, near Cabaret; and to ensure the management of the new settlement site is effective and transparent. Interventions in integration include, but are not limited to: water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihoods and shelter and reconstruction. Interventions in settlement management include training local government agency managers and residents committees in how to manage the housing complex effectively – collect rents and fees, make contracts with service providers for utilities and maintenance, deal with resident complaints etc.

The position is based in Cabaret with travel as needed to other parts of the country. The position is through July 2015 with the possibility of extending depending upon performance and funding. This position is also contingent on funding.

The PC works under the UMCOR Deputy Head of Mission-Program and is part of the Senior Management Team. The PC will also work closely with Port-au-Prince based Head of Mission; Finance Director; as well as Operations Unit staff HR; Logistics; and Procurement.

Essential Functions:The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for safety and general oversight of field based staff implementing the PISANS Program including operation of the Cabaret field office. Note: Technical staff based in the Cabaret office report to three Sector Coordinators (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Livelihoods; and Shelter and Reconstruction) based in the Port au Prince (PaP) office but the oversight of day to day operations and support needs of the Cabaret office staff are the responsibility of the PC. The PC will lead community engagement/community liaison in Cabaret to smooth the way and keep information flowing between local authorities, beneficiaries and other stakeholders in Cabaret. An essential role of the PC is to ensure coordination with the three technical Sector Coordinators in PaP.

Also essential to the work of the PC is knowledge of social housing – hands on experience in management of social, low-income or cooperative housing: ability to set up systems for communications between residents and management responsibilities; ability to set up management systems and routines for rent and fee collection; ability to improve communications between management and residents committee including training and support in how to communicate effectively, conflict resolution; and ability to build capacity in stakeholders to manage the site effectively in a transparent way.

This position demands the ability to live in basic and at times difficult conditions, commitment to humanitarian principles, beneficiary service and program excellence; as well as strong communication, administrative, management, interpersonal and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be able to operate professionally with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities: The PC holds primary responsibility for community engagement/liaison in Cabaret and Haut Damier with Donors and Government of Haiti representatives, UN, National, and International NGOs, as well as a variety of implementing partners at the local level. The PC holds primary responsibility for ensuring PISANS project implementation is USAID donor compliant. The PC supports the relevant technical Program Coordinators in program implementation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Community engagement/Liaison: Lead focal point with community engagement. Ensure clear beneficiary communication and participation in activities. Anticipate and appropriately resolve any conflict arising from the program -including clarifying any misunderstandings of program goals and/or related community tension over implementation.

· Represent UMCOR and collaborate, plan and liaise with key local government officials, USAID, UN, NGOs, implementing partners and community members in the execution of program activities, especially the PISANS project Steering Committee.

· Supervise and mentor the national ‘Community Engagement Manager’. Conduct periodic performance appraisals for the Cabaret office based operations and community liaison staff. (Contribute to the appraisals of technical staff based in Cabaret – whose primary work evaluation will be conducted by the Sector Coordinators in PaP)

· Supervise Program staff in the field, specifically for compliance with time and attendance, supporting their operational/administrative needs and requests – transportation, communication, operations purchasing.

· Prepare and submit timely internal reports on community engagement field activities, detailing the progress towards objectives and achievement of the outputs and impact, challenges faced and how they were resolved and recommendations for project design for future replication of project activities. (Contribute to reports on sector work according to any issues around community engagement, conflict arising from the technical activities)

· Work closely with the Sector Program Coordinators and Deputy Head of Mission in PAP, in the preparation of complete donor reports from community engagement and technical sector program reports.

· In conjunction with the Sector Program Coordinators and Deputy Head of Mission-Program, participate as requested in any assessment missions with other stakeholders in the area, representing UMCOR in terms of preparation, training, and analysis and reporting of findings and recommendations.

· Management and tracking of community engagement budget and field office support budget to meet UMCOR and donors’ requirements. Liaise with the Deputy Head of Mission-Program and Finance Director in monitoring expenditures to ensure that expenses are in line with allocated budgets.

· Manage and supervise the Cabaret field office in related human resources, administration, logistics, procurement, and finance, under approval limit authority from the Port au Prince Office.

· Represent UMCOR at local level or PISANS Program specific coordination meetings/forums to foster positive interaction and good working relations with all partners. Prepare or coordinate the development of visibility material as requested (reports, photos, stories, videos etc.)

· Report on the security situation, making decisions that enhance safety of UMCOR staff and assets

· Ensure lessons learned in monitoring and evaluations are captured, understood by all program staff and incorporated into UMCOR programs through participation in systematic review and evaluation processes

· Other duties as assigned by Head of Mission.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

· The position requires a Master’s Degree, preferably in Public or Social Housing Administration/Management, or related fields.

· English fluency required, French fluency preferred, knowledge of Creole highly desired.

· Minimum five years of progressive experience managing staff teams, budgets, community engagement liaison, at least two years in a Third World location, preference to those with Haiti experience.

· Experience working with housing projects, integration of displaced into host communities to promote sustainable community recovery and development programs, preference to those with experience across a variety of sectors (water and sanitation, livelihoods and reconstruction).

· Experience with community level conflict resolution and promoting peaceful co-existence across host and new beneficiary communities.

· Experience in capacity building – developing training material and conducting training

· Minimum two years’ experience in budget management

· Highest degree of professionalism and personal responsibility and accountability.

· Knowledge of USAID granting requirements and/or project implementation experience highly desirable.

KNOWLEDGE:

· Working knowledge and experience of humanitarian principles, SPHERE and UN standards and protocols and procedures preferred

· Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures related to project management, reporting, quality control, monitoring and impact evaluation

· Strong representation, negotiation and coordination experience

ABILITIES:

· Must have a team-oriented, inclusive work style with excellent interpersonal and team building skills.

· Must possess strong diplomatic abilities, maturity and ability to interpret and foster cohesion within the local political dynamics

· Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

· Proactive attitude, ability to work independently with minimal supervision

· Ability to understand and respect the cultural, religious and political environment and to work patiently but resolutely to build the capacity of local staff.

· Ability to successfully resolve conflicts which threaten the implementation of the work.

· Ability to work under, at times, unstable security conditions, and under administrative and programmatic pressures; must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

This position will be based in Cabaret, Haiti with very basic living conditions. Successful candidate must be willing to live and work in a challenging environment with minimal direct supervision.


How to apply:

If you meet the minimum requirements, submit your cover letter, resume and complete the position related questions on our Careers page at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&...

No telephone inquiries please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications received by August 15, 2014 will receive priority review others will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with hiring at the earliest possible date. The position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in UMCOR.

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Haiti: Program Coordinator – Titanyen Program (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:18
Organization: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 21 Sep 2014

Reports To:DeputyHead of Mission, UMCOR Haiti

Purpose:The Program Coordinator - Titanyen (TC) plays an important role in the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) programming in Haiti. UMCOR’s program areas in Haiti focus on continued earthquake recovery and development activities. The program is a community integration project that seeks to integrate 154 families newly settled in the DLA 3 settlement site, into the host community of Titanyen near Cabaret and to ensure the management of the new settlement site is effective and transparent. Interventions in integration include, but are not limited to: water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihoods, shelter and reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Interventions in settlement management include training local government agency managers and residents committees in how to manage the housing complex effectively – collect rents and fees, make contracts with service providers for utilities and maintenance, deal with resident complaints etc.

The TC will provide quality on-site support and advise the national staff field-based Titanyen program team implementing the project, prepare work plans including monitoring activities which measure progress indicators, prepare comprehensive reports on the Titanyen Program.

The position is based in Cabaret with travel as needed to other parts of the country. The position is through September 2015 with the possibility of extending depending upon performance and funding. This position is also contingent on funding.

The TC works under the UMCOR Deputy Head of Mission-Program and is part of the Senior Management Team. The TC will also work closely with Port-au-Prince based Head of Mission; Finance Director; as well as Operations Unit staff; Human Resources; Logistics; and Procurement.

This position is contingent on UMCOR receiving the award.

Essential Functions:The Titanyen Program Coordinator is responsible for the safety and general oversight of field based staff implementing the Titanyen program. Note: Technical staff based in the Cabaret office working on the Titanyen program will report to the respective technical Coordinators (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Livelihoods; and Shelter and Reconstruction) based in the Port au Prince (PaP) office but the oversight of day to day operations of the Titanyen team will be the responsibility of the TC. The TC will work collaboratively with the Program Coordinator at Cabaret (PC) who has primary responsibility for the operation of the Cabaret office (transport for the two teams, communications, security of the premises etc.). The TC will take over operations management of the Cabaret office when the PC is away including ensuring both Cabaret and Titanyen staff are punctual, supported with transportation/communications etc. and working according to sector technical work plans.

The TC will lead community engagement/community liaison in Titanyen and in Cabaret on issues related to the Titanyen program to smooth the way and keep information flowing between local authorities, beneficiaries and other stakeholders in Titanyen. The TC will work in close cooperation with the PC who will provide training and assist government agency workers in Titanyen to develop the management systems for the Titanyen settlement site. The TC will have the primary community engagement role in Titanyen but liaise closely with the PC. An essential role of the TC is to ensure coordination with the three technical Sector Coordinators in PaP on Titanyen program issues.

Also essential to the work of the TC is knowledge of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the community driven development (CDD) approaches. Specifically community capacity building in: participatory disaster risk assessment and planning, transparent democratic priority setting, training in proposal development and budget setting, contracting, and managing the implement of small community projects relevant to their reducing disaster risk reduction plans.

This position demands the ability to live in basic and sometimes difficult conditions, commitment to humanitarian principles, beneficiary service and program excellence; as well as strong communication, administrative, management, interpersonal and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be able to operate professionally with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities: The TC holds primary responsibility for the overall direction, management, and successful donor compliant implementation of the Titanyen Project. The TC serves as focal point and liaison with other partners including donors and Government of Haiti representatives, UN, National, and International NGOs, as well as a variety of implementing partners at the local level. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Community engagement: Lead focal point with community engagement service providers and other community engagement activities as related to program implementation. Ensure clear beneficiary communication and participation in activities. Anticipate and appropriately rectify community program conflict resolution-including clarifying any misunderstandings of program goals and/or related community tension in implementation.

· Represent UMCOR and collaborate, plan and liaise with key local government officials, UN, NGOs, implementing partners and community members in the execution of program activities

· Alert the sector Program Coordinators and sector staff to anything that may have a potential negative impact on the implementation of the project or donor compliance.

· Alert the sector Program Coordinators and sectors staff to potential community concerns and provide feedback on community perceptions of program implementation.

· Mitigate concerns and respond to questions from community members and others stakeholders.

· Organize and facilitate stakeholders meeting including community meeting to inform the stakeholders and community on the goals, requirements, procedures, contributions, and objectives of the project.

· Supervise and mentor the ‘Community Engagement Manager’. Conduct periodic staff performance appraisals (contribute to the projects’ sector technical staff performance appraisals conducted by the three technical Coordinators in PaP).

· Supervise and mentor the Program support staff. Conduct periodic staff performance appraisals.

· Prepare and submit timely reports on community engagement field activities, detailing the progress toward objectives and achievement of the outputs and impacts, highlight the challenges faced and how they were resolved with recommendations for future replications of these activities.

· Work closely with the Sector Technical Coordinators and Deputy Head of Mission - Program in Port au Prince, in the preparation of donor reports and contribute community engagement information to sector technical reports

· In conjunction with the Sector Program Coordinators and Deputy Head of Mission –Program, participate in any needed assessment missions with other stakeholders in the area, representing UMCOR in terms of preparation, training, analysis and reporting of findings and recommendations

· Management and tracking of community engagement budget and DRR/CDD budget to meet UMCOR and donors’ requirements. Liaise with the Deputy Head of Mission - Program and Finance Director in monitoring expenditure to ensure that expenses are in line with allocated budgets.

· Manage and supervise the Cabaret field office in related Human Resources, Administration, Logistic, Procurement, and Finance, under approval limit authority from the Port au Prince Office when the PC is away.

· Represent UMCOR at local level or Titanyen Program specific coordination meetings/forums to foster positive interaction and good working relations with all partners

· Respond, organize and prepare for donor visits to project site.

· Report security situations, making decisions that enhance the safety of UMCOR staff and assets

· Ensure lessons learned in monitoring and evaluations are captured, understood by all project staff and incorporated into UMCOR programs through participation in systematic review processes

· Other duties as assigned by Head of Mission and Deputy Head of Mission - Program.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

· The position requires a Master’s Degree, preferably in Community Development/Organization, Disaster Risk Reduction or related fields.

· English fluency required, French fluency preferred, knowledge of Creole highly desired.

· Minimum five years of progressive experience managing staff teams, budgets, community engagement liaison, at least two years in a Third World location, preference to those with Haiti experience

· Experience working with Community Driven Development

· Preference to those with experience in integration of displaced into host communities to promote sustainable community recovery and development programs, preference also to those with experience across a variety of sectors (water and sanitation, livelihoods and reconstruction).

· Experience in community capacity building – developing training material and conducting training

· Minimum two years’ experience in budget management

· Experience with community level conflict resolution and promoting peaceful co-existence across beneficiary communities

· Previous experience in coordination with a variety of donor and stakeholder partners including on areas of community engagement, social housing, technical importance, financial accountability and related management functions.

· Highest degree of professionalism and personal responsibility and accountability.

· Knowledge of USAID granting requirements and/or project implementation experience highly desirable.

KNOWLEDGE:

· Working knowledge and experience of humanitarian principles, SPHERE and UN standards and protocols and procedures is desirable

· Knowledge of institutional donors, with a special emphasis on USAID, policies and procedures related to project management, reporting, quality control, monitoring and impact evaluation

· Strong representation, negotiation and coordination experience.

ABILITIES:

· Must possess strong diplomatic skills and patience

· Must have a team-oriented, inclusive work style with excellent interpersonal and team building skills.

· Must possess maturity and ability to interpret and foster cohesion within the local political dynamics

· Proactive attitude ability to work independently with minimal supervision

· Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

· Proactive attitude and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

· A team player with excellent interpersonal and team building skills

· Ability to work and live in basic accommodations

· Ability to understand and respect the cultural, religious and political environment and to work patiently but resolutely to build the capacity of local staff.

· Ability to successfully resolve conflicts which threaten the implementation of the work

· Ability to work well in unstable security environments, and under administrative and programmatic pressures; must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirements

· Ability to work under at times, unstable security conditions, and under administrative and programmatic pressures; must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirementsThis position works from the UMCOR Cabaret office with activity in the Titanyen community. Successful candidate must be willing to live and work in a sometimes challenging environment with minimal direct supervision.


How to apply:

If you meet the minimum requirements, submit your cover letter, resume and complete the position related questions on our Careers page at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GBGM&cws=1&... telephone inquiries please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications received by August 15, 2014 will receive priority review others will be reviewedon a rolling basis, with hiring at the earliest possible date. The position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in UMCOR

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Cambodia: IT Consultant (Cambodia) (source: Relief Web)

Eldis Job - Tue, 2014-07-22 20:17
Organization: Children's Future International
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 13 Aug 2014

Position Details

Children’s Future International (CFI) is seeking an IT consultant to upgrade our server and internet at our Learning Center in Ek Phnom. The IT consultant will work with our computer teachers to improve internet use, security, and data management.

This consultancy is for August and September 2014. The upgrade must be finished by Tuesday, September 16, 2014. The consultant will be required to come to the Learning Center in the mornings from 8:00 to 11:00 am on weekdays until the job is completed. Payment will be received when the upgrade is completed.

Currently CFI has wireless internet accessible on two networks in our Learning Center. The staff and student computers share one server.

We want all student computers to be connected to one server. We want this network to be as simple as possible for the students to use. All students should have their own user accounts: students should be able to log-in quickly and reliably. The student computers are in three rooms in two buildings.

We also want all staff computers to be connected to one server and the internet wirelessly.


How to apply:

Interested consultants should email School Manager, Jon Blumenfield, at jon@childrensfuture.org by Wednesday, August 13. Please include a CV, cover letter, and salary requirements and write IT CONSULTANT in the subject line.

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