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Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator , South Sudan

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

About the job

Main task and responsibilities:
The MEL Coordinator position is responsible for advising on all aspects of its implementation, which include:

Monitoring and Evaluation
- Designing and implementation of Projects/Country M&E Plan and comprehensive toolkit that can be applied to all relevant projects with minimal adjustments.
- Oversee and improve the indicator performance tracking system in order to ensure the projects are on track, present the analysis of overall progress and performance of all projects to Senior Management Team/Extended Senior Management Team (SMT/ESMT) and follow up on action points with Area Managers and technical coordinators.
- Implementation of DRC’s global evaluation policy, leading external evaluation as well as conducting internal evaluation of projects as per MELMOP Criteria (DRC/DDG global internal M&E system), documentation of lessons learnt and management responses and ensuring that the recommendations are reflected in ongoing and new projects design.
- Provide technical support in design of qualitative and quantitative tools, collection of data in field locations including internal projects evaluation, post distribution monitoring, post relocation assessment/survey, data analysis and relevant information management systems in a timely manner.
- Capacity building, recruitment and providing technical guidance and mentorship to M&E/ information management staff in field locations.
- Generate high quality, evidence-based evaluation reports, assessment reports and lesson learning notes and technical review of the donor reports to reflect M&E/CHS findings.
- Support in proposal writing through M&E strategy/M&E Plans for the projects and in particular drafting of the Log frames.
- Represent DRC M&E at relevant donor and inter-agency meetings.

Accountability
- Periodic review of the CoCRM to improve the design in light of the current contexts/incidents
- Design and rollout Beneficiary Complaint Mechanism (BCM) in selected places on pilot basis and secure the resources through different projects to replicate the BCM in all DRC South Sudan field bases.
- Develop and coordinate the DRC South Sudan’s Humanitarian Accountability Framework and all related Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) implementation with relevant departments/sectors to ensure that all CHS Compliance outputs and procedures are in harmony with DRCs programs and with DRC/DDG as a broader organization.

Quality Management
In light of the above responsibilities under Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability the position has the following responsibilities in order to ensure the quality of both programs and operations.
- Design DRC-DDG South Sudan Quality Policy including Objectives and assist department heads (DCD-Program, DCD-Ops, Head of HR/Administration and CSM) to design Standard Operating Procedure documents and rollout plan.
- Conduct the compliance check in every field location (including Juba) based on SOPs and performance indicators. Prepare the field report along with suggestion for improvement.
- Maintain and improve the Indicator performance tracking system and coordinate with Area Managers, technical coordinators and other relevant departments in order to ensure that all projects are on track.
- Support DCD - Operations in conducting and presenting analysis of budget (BFUs) to ESMT on periodic and need basis.
- Compare the progress (through IPTs) and Performance (Budget analysis) for informed decision making as well as to inform the donors in time about any deviations due to contextual situation.
- Provide support to procurement and logistic department through procurement analysis on periodic basis and coordinate with DCD-Ops to design and harmonize the P&L compliance tools.
- Advise on the design of the systems, procedures and monitoring checklists in order to reduce the incidents of breaches of code of conduct based on investigation and advisory reports and monitoring the compliance level of each field area on periodic basis.
- Facilitating the Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT) meetings on monthly basis.
- Coordinate with the Area Managers to provide the monthly program and operational updates based on Field SMT meeting and include the action points in ESMT meetings to ensure active support from Juba based Program and Operational departments.
- Coordinate and Facilitate the Annual Review processes through supporting Area Managers/Sector Mangers in Situational analysis, Project portfolio and Capability factors.
- Support in the process of Result Contract (RC) and coordinate with relevant management staff for the updates of the RC objective indicators and present the progress of RC on quarterly basis.

Organizational Learning and Capacity Building
- Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain an excellent culture/awareness on quality management, including the periodic reflection and analysis of program monitoring data.
- Support and inculcating a culture of learning across programs through consistent sharing of M&E processes, systems and tools.

About You

To be successful in this role

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience) :
- Master degree in international development, Human rights, International law, Business Administration, Marketing and fundraising, or any other related area
- At least four-year work experience in an international humanitarian NGO
- Previous experience in grants management
- Knowledge of main donors’ requirements (EU, ECHO, UN, USAID, SDC, etc.) and experience with services contracts would be an asset
- Experience in monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian projects
- Experience in writing and editing proposals
- Proven experience in any field related to DRC intervention in West Africa: Protection, Livelihood, etc.
- Practical knowledge of IT tools and analytical software (Excel, Word, Outlook, Sphinx, etc.)
- Mandatory mastery of English and French (Written and Spoken)
- Ability to manage a team
- Ability to work in a post-conflict area
- Ability to work under pressure
- Availability for many field missions in the country and across the West Africa region

Desired qualifications:
- Good ability to adapt and organize
- Leadership
- Ability to manage several deadlines at the same time
- Team spirit

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
- Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
- Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

We offer

Contract: 1 year contract renewable dependent on both funding and performance
Duty Station: Juba.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A15.

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Expiring: May 09, 2018
Planning, Monitoring Learning & Evaluation Manager , Uganda

Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FUNCTION
The Planning, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (PMLE Manager) Manager is responsible for contributing to strategy discussions, providing technical assistance on PMLE for Heifer Uganda program and developing successful mechanisms for learning. The PMLE Manager will be responsible for cross-cutting programmatic information management, monitoring and evaluation, ensuring that information collected is reflected upon, used to improve ongoing programs, image building and is incorporated into consistently high quality reports and proposal development. The PMLE Manager will incorporate all best practices of M&E in the proposal design stage for most effective program management during implementation. She/she, will collaborate with the Program director developing, coordinate, maintain and constantly improving the country-wide MLE system, as well as implementing communications strategy that promotes a culture of learning and market-position the country program.

ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS:
Critical thinker, team player, result orientated, quality orientated, collaborative, leadership, pragmatic, and inspirational.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Oversee the development and implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plans (35%)
- To support field teams in effective and efficient management for results, robust project-centric MLE system that makes data and information available for learning, adaptation, and donor/program reporting.
- Heifer Uganda’s desired performance results and measurement of achievement are explicit and documented in monitoring, learning and evaluation frameworks that supports project teams, donor requirements and that provides clarity for all teams.

DELIVERABLE
1. Developed country program annual performance plans and project specific performance management plans in place.
2. Country program and project/donor specific narrative reports (quarterly, bi-annual and annual) in place; disseminated internally and externally.
3. Standards for project design, MLE frameworks, management for project performance results in place and used by project teams.

Lead and guide the periodic assessment and analysis of Heifer’s country and project (25%)
- Network with HQ mission effectiveness department and translation of learning’s and processes into the Uganda Country Programme

DELIVERABLE
1. Developed quantitative and qualitative methods and tools to monitor performance and results including data collection protocols for program/projects.
2. Data Quality Assessments, participatory data collection methods and data quality verification techniques done.
3. Robust body of evidence of Heifer’s results, contributions to impact, and learning for donors, Heifer’s positioning and thought leadership.
4. Documented path-way evidences towards application of Livable Incomes across projects and country program.
5. Manage baselines, annual impact surveys, mid-term and evaluations by ensuring quality standards are met.
6. Promote and support the dissemination of information amongst project teams and other stakeholders.


Ensure availability of quality project and program data, information, analysis and insights for country staff, management, and external donors. (20%).

DELIVERABLE
1. Heifer’s program and project management system is fully utilized and deployed.
2. Routine practices and protocols in place to enable timely, relevant and accurate reporting.
3. Visually appealing formats/infographics for reporting across all stakeholders and senior management.
4. Quality assurance support to project/program proposal development.

Design a knowledge management system and a synthesis methodology for MLE. (20%)

DELIVERABLE
1. Identifying meta-level lessons from evidence of evaluations for organizational wide sharing;
2. Documentation of success stories, case studies and review of thematic papers in line with CO strategic priorities;
3. Drive learning extraction from established sets of outcome data and evidence of systemic change to improve programmed design, support market-positioning and communication strategies
4. Technical guidance for ensuring quality and institutional learning in innovative work, Learning to Action Discussion and standalone reflections for projects.

May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, monitoring and evaluation, International Development, Social Science or a related filed.
- 6-10 years’ job-related experience with 3 years in management roles.

Preferred Requirements:
- Progressively increasing levels of experience in a development context to include
- Hands on project/program management at field or country level preferably in an agricultural or community development role, including market/value chain engagement.
- At least three (3) years’ experience working in mid-large projects in a low or middle income economy.
- Certifications in Project Management (Project Management for Development, Prince2 UK or PMI), Evaluation and Research methods.

Most Critical Proficiencies:
- Innovative, analytical, and solutions oriented.
- A good understanding of and sensitivity to issues associated with poverty, hunger, agriculture and the environment, and knowledge of the context in which non-profit organizations operate
- Knowledge of market systems interventions and linkages to poverty alleviation.
- Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail.
- Proven experience in building the capacity of partner institutions to document and disseminate industry information, manage knowledge, measure progress and plan and advocate within the industry.
- Proficient knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred) and Internet
- Well-grounded in the discipline of program effectiveness, the practical application of program/project monitoring and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative data capture and representation methodologies, applied project management practices in international development.
- Knowledge and experience with monitoring, evaluation and learning requirements of major funding agencies/institutions and concrete experience in proposal development and building systems to respond to requirements.
- Ability to focus, prioritize, and deflect distractions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Systems – thinking, a demonstrated ability to operate in complex environments, with multiple developments, and manage for actions and unintended consequences by employing feedback mechanisms and review processes.
- Confident in and experience with the use of technology in development.
- Strong writing and presentation skills for a variety of audiences including donor reporting and materials for publications.
- Knowledgeable of current and emerging ideas, research and developments in the field of international development and a commitment to continuous learning and development.
- Fluency in English required, a working knowledge of Spanish and/or French a plus.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
- Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues and the general public.
- May require constant sitting and moving; working at a computer for extended periods of time.
- Ability to assign and review the work of direct reports, as well as motivate and engage team members.
- Willingness and ability to work outside of normal business hours.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
- Ability to work with sensitive information and to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to work in a culturally diverse and global setting

Job Location: Kampala, , Uganda
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Job Level: Manager

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Expiring: May 14, 2018
Division Manager Corporate Strategy and Policy , Ivory Coast

Objectives
Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s) have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.

THE COMPLEX:
The Senior Vice-Presidency complex (SNVP) is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group to achieve it strategic objective, and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results. The SNVP will provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions. The SNVP leads senior management discussions, decisions-making process and the implementation of key board and management decisions.

THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:
The Strategy and Operational Policy Department (SNSP) plays a key role in shaping a corporate vision and a strategic perspective for the African Development Bank (AfDB) as well as developing the operational policies aimed at guiding the Bank’s agenda.

The primary roles of the department are: (i) to develop and help maintain (along with other units) corporate strategies and operational policies necessary for the Bank to deliver according to the spirit of its Charter and in line with the Bank’s 2013-2022 Strategy, the High 5 priorities, and other strategies; (ii) to play a prominent role in keeping the Bank a strategy-focused organization in line with its policies; (iii) to support the Bank in raising its profile and engaging strategically at international fora, as well as to foster cross-fertilization and greater coordination with other MDBs ; and, (iv) to lead the Bank in the development of a new culture of innovation and change, including the incubation of new financial/non-financial products and business lines.

THE POSITION:

The key objectives of the position of the Division Manager Corporate Strategy and Policy will be to:
- Provide overall leadership in the preparation and dissemination of policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures as well as in providing policy/strategic advice across the Bank
- Provide overall leadership in the assessment of countries eligibility to Bank financing ;
- Manage the Division’s human/budgetary resources and work program to ensure full delivery on the Department’s work program.
- Play a supporting role for staff delivery and promote individual staff development in the work place.

Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Director – Strategy and Operational Policies, the Division Manager Corporate Strategy and Policy will perform the following duties:

A. Provide overall leadership in the preparation and dissemination of policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures as well as in providing policy/strategic advice across the Bank
1. Prepare the annual work program for Policy/Strategy/Guidelines including the development of new guiding documents as well as the review and/or revision of the existing ones.
2. Allocate the various policies/strategies of the work program to the most relevant task managers and monitor progress.
3. Provide the task managers with guidance and quality control in the preparation and the review of the policy/strategy document.
4. Ensure that during the process of policy/strategy development, consultations are broadly conducted both across the Bank and externally.
5. Lead on the processing of policies and strategies throughout the Bank’s review process and ensure that comments received are adequately addressed in the revised papers.
6. Prepare, along with the Task manager, the presentation to Board’s committee and/or the Board of policies/strategies for review or approval. Assist the Director during such presentation to the Board or sit for him/her.
7. Provide Operations Complexes with advice on policy compliance, strategic alignment as well as best practice operational approaches for the design and processing of their lending and non-lending operations.
8. Lead on the updating of the Bank’s Operations Manual and its dissemination, including on the maintenance of the Operations Manual’s webpage.
9. Coordinate with the policy/strategy shops of sister Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) on the activities of the MDB Forum on Policy and participate in such meetings, as required.
10. Consult, as deemed appropriate, other MDBs on policies/strategies being developed for the Bank.
11. Identify emerging international issues and assess their potential implications on Bank’s policies, strategies and development assistance, and provide accordingly advice on the Bank’s response to these issues.

B. Provide overall leadership in the assessment of countries eligibility to Bank financing ;

12. Lead on the updating and dissemination of the Bank’s classification of countries, which defines their eligibility to the various financing windows of the Bank Group. Follow up regularly on the Debt sustainability status of the 54 Regional Member Countries, based on the Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) exercise lead by the IMF and the World Bank and provide a regular update on the resulting country classification.
13. Lead on the identification of countries the status of which requires a creditworthiness assessment for potential graduation or downgrade;
14. Undertake, in close collaboration with the Group Chief Risk Department, the creditworthiness assessment of countries likely to graduate or to be downgraded for submission to the Senior Management approval. Prepare the related information notes for the Board.
15. Undertake, in close collaboration with the Group Chief Risk Department, the identification of ADF-only countries likely to be eligible to limited ADB sovereign guaranteed loans.
16. Undertake, in close collaboration with the Group Chief Risk Department, a special risk assessment of the ADF countries potentially eligible to limited DAB sovereign guaranteed resources and submit such assessment to the Bank’s Credit Risk Committee (CRC) for approval. Prepare the related information notes for the Board.

C. Manage the Division’s human/budgetary resources and work program to ensure full delivery on the Department’s work program.

17. Initiate the recruitment of staff to fill the vacant positions available. Draft the vacancy notices and provide CHRM with all the required support for disseminating the requests for applications, the long-listing and short-listing of applicants, and the composition of interview panels. Sitting in the interview panels, as required.
18. Preparing requests for additional staffing within the framework of the budgeting process as well as ad-hoc requests. Proposing new structure for the Division/Department, in the context of global institutional restructuring or fine-tuning, as appropriate.
19. During annual budgetary exercise, consolidate budget proposals for the Division/Department based on headcount and work program.
20. Propose, based on the work program priorities, an allocation of the resources available for consultancy services, missions and internal/external consultations, for the Director’s arbitration.
21. Supervise the implementation of the budget, as approved by the Director, in line with the Delegation of authority matrix.
22. Ensure, before end year, that budget balances are optimally utilized through carry-overs, based on the priorities of the upcoming year’s work program.
23. Discuss and agree with all staff, at the beginning of the year, on their work program and performance objectives.
24. Review with all staff, at mid-year, progress achieved as regards their objectives and agree on the way forward.
25. Review the performance of all staff, by end year, and propose performance rating and write-up for Director’s validation.

D. Play a supporting role for staff delivery and promote individual staff development in the work place.

26. During the course of the year, organize review meetings with staff, to assess progress and quality in guiding documents on the drawing board. Help staff in improving the drafting and messaging of their papers.
27. Disseminate among staff high level information that may be useful to their policy/strategy work.
28. Facilitate for staff access to individual development training sessions, mainly on Bank’s official languages and on policy/strategy issues. Advocate for staff participation in internal/external events that increase their awareness on development issues.
29. Facilitate staff mobility, as appropriate.
30. Coordinate the provision of analytical and technical support to Senior Management in preparation and follow up to high-level global policy fora, conferences, including Heads of Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) meetings, United Nations Summits, and represent the Bank in these events, as required
31. Coordinate the Bank’s participation in the work streams of the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and Regional Development Banks (RDBs), and (co-)represent the Bank in the working groups, including key strategy meetings
32. Collaborate driving an innovation agenda at the Bank by originating new products and processes; and incubate new corporate initiatives
33. Establish effective partnerships with internal, external customers and stakeholders, using a range of communication and facilitation skills towards new initiatives and business improvements.
34. Coordinate the Bank’s relationships with other multilateral development Banks, international organizations, and bilateral agencies at institutional level and strategy matters
35. Provide analytical input and strategic advice for the Bank’s resource mobilization efforts (ADF replenishments, ADB general capital increases, and innovative financing options).
36. Support the HR and performance management of the department, including recruitment, goal setting, learning, feedback, staff performance reviews, performance improvement plans, documentation and record keeping.
37. Work closely with the Director and the Division Manager as a member of the departmental management team; represent the Director and Department at internal and external fora.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master's degree or its university equivalent in economics, Macroeconomics or Development Economics, finance, strategic management, Engineering or related development fields and a broad knowledge of development/operational issues gained through advanced study or work experience. A PhD is an added advantage.
2. Have a minimum of eight (08) years of relevant experience: proven combination of hands-on operational experience with strong analytical skills; good understanding of development economics and specificities of Regional Members Countries (RMCs). Proven exposure to high-level policy development, negotiation, and debate fora.
3. Demonstrated managerial skills
4. Authoritative understanding of principles and concepts of policy/strategy making, strategic planning, global development policy debates and major development issues
5. Excellent knowledge of the Bank or other similar institutions’ policy/strategy process and lending/non-lending products
6. Proven experience in policy/strategy development, strategic planning, financial analysis report writing and reviews; demonstrated experience in impact and scenario analysis.
7. Ability to provide technical leadership to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
8. Capacity to develop and adapt policies, strategies, approaches and models to meet emerging system needs and to enhance the continuing accuracy, integrity and accountability of the Bank's financial resources.
9. Ability to identify and analyze systemic issues, formulate opinions and make conclusions and recommendations to resolve same.
10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience.
11. Ability to think “out of the box” and drive institutional change
12. Personal influence Demonstrating Leadership: Leads by example; initiates and supports change
13. Ability to listen to staff; inspire trust and integrity and good conflict resolution management skills.
14. Manages staff and teams effectively; ability to drive the best out of colleagues
15. High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as ability to build partnership with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the institution.
16. Excellent leadership skills and lateral thinking; high sense of professionalism and initiative in work relations with colleagues and external collaborators; ability to listen to staff; inspire trust and integrity and good conflict resolution management skills.
17. Problem solving and decision making: Solves complex problems and makes decisions that have wider corporate impact
18. Client/results oriented and proactive individual
19. Team working and relations: ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues
20. Learning, sharing knowledge and innovating: Challenges, innovates and contributes to a learning culture
21. Provide staff with continuous feedback on performance for improvement of delivery.
22. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French with a working knowledge of the other.

Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and preferably SAP.

THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.

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Expiring: Apr 18, 2018
Programmes Manager in Uganda , Uganda

Organisation: Lively Minds Uganda
Position: Programmes Manager
Reports to: Country Director
Location: Jinja (with daily travel to the field)
Salary: competitive Jinja salary
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Lively Minds Uganda is working to improve the lives of deprived children in rural Uganda through an innovative early childhood care and education (“ECCE”) programme. We believe that one of the main barriers to ECCE is that parents in remote communities lack the information, education and aspiration to provide simple affordable opportunities for their children. Our programme involves training uneducated Mothers to run educational Play Schemes for pre-schoolers and to provide better home-based care, using cheap local resources. The Play Schemes reach young children at a crucial stage in their development, improving their education, health and wellbeing. Our evaluations show dramatic positive effects on the children and the Mothers.

These are exciting times for Lively Minds Uganda. Having proven the success of our programme, we are now testing ways to scale by transferring all delivery and coordination responsibility to local government and implementing through a train the trainers approach.

The Programmes Manager will play a lead role in developing, delivering and refining the existing activities and coaching local government stakeholders to take-over responsibility for all elements of the programme.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Implementation accountability
 Work with training team colleagues to adapt, test and refine engagement/on-boarding activities to prepare local government for their roles & responsibilities
 Develop and implement activities and processes so local government are able to:
o Coordinate and supervise all start-up training given to Mothers by local trainers
o Keep Play Schemes running to high standard through regular monitoring, coaching and problem-solving
o Plan and deliver top-up training to right standard
o Track performance through KPIs
 Ensure that the project is implemented to the highest standards, coaching the team to actively manage risks, engage stakeholders, respond to challenges and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
 Keep track of KPIs, calendars/workplans to ensure programme compliance and take focused action to manage risks/problems
 Conduct spot checks and other quality assurance activities
 Regularly review processes/systems lessons and make improvements in next implementation cycle
 Manage the relationship with local government teams

Leadership and team development
 Line manage Lively Minds Uganda staff members – training them in new systems/processes and ensuring they are working to quality standards
 Provide excellent value for money/accountability to keep costs low & maximise scalability

PERSON SPECIFICATION
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead a local team and help us to take our programme through this exciting period of transformative growth. You must be an excellent project manager with experience of grassroots development work and stakeholder management. You must be a self-starter and able to work independently with little supervision. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to lead and motivate stakeholders to deliver the programme to the highest quality. We have extremely limited resources and we work in very remote resource-poor villages so you must be flexible and able to come up with creative low-cost solutions that can achieve quality results in this context.

Essential
- Minimum of 5 years of project management experience with demonstrated results managing people, budgets and activities
- Stakeholder engagement experience and demonstrable results of influencing others
- Experience coaching and training others
- Ability to manage a complex and varied work load and to work under pressure
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Experience of working in rural communities
- ICT skills: Microsoft Word (Power Point desirable)

Due to our limited resources we will only be able to reply to shortlisted candidates.
Lively Minds operates a strict Child & Vulnerable Adult Protection

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Expiring: Apr 22, 2018
Operations Manager in Tunisia , Tunisia

Objectives of the position
Manage and coordinate the support services of the Country office in such a way that all administrative operations of the Oxfam country office are in compliance with organizational, donors and legal standards/ obligations and to ensure a high-quality support service to the staff.

Post Conditions
Type of contract: Fixed term contract
Contract Duration: One year(renewable depending on staff performance and project funding)
Working hours: Fulltime (40 hours/week)
Location: Based in Tunis
Internal job grade: C2
Salary & Conditions: According to Oxfam Salary scale and HR policy and condition sin Tunisia (46,000 TND–60.000 TND Gross Annual Salary)
Reporting line: Country Director
Staff reporting to this position: Financial Administrator, Financial officers, Admin and Logistics Officer
Starting date: As soon as possible

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES of the position

Operations management
• Coordinate the management of finance, procurement, logistics and IT functions to ensure full compliance with and application of the relevant Oxfam and/or donor procurement procedures.
• Develop, implement and improve administrative, logistic, procurement and IT systems and procedures for the Country office, such as a system for tracking payments and maintaining the original copies.
• Ensure that all services(administration, logistic including vehicle fleet management, procurement and IT) set up at the Country office are in line with corporate policies (HO) and laws of the country’s Government and harmonize with support services set up at other Oxfam affiliates.
• Coordinate the administrative organizationof all data on payments, receipts and other mutations in such a way they are in line with accepted international financial standards and comply with Oxfam’s and Governmental relevant laws/polices.•Proactively worktogether with the Finance Officers to ensure that all Country office’s business and support services procedures are in line with the head office (HO) standards.
• Proactively work with the Business Development and Funding Coordinator to ensure cost efficiency of the organization, value for money for donors and an effective cost recovery strategy
• Continuously improve the quality of the support services by monitoring approvals, spending and performance of the support functions related with the annual work plan.

Management
• Manage the Oxfam country operations team, and in general be responsible for HR tasks in relation to the team (staff coaching & development, day to day line-management, etc.). This includes having work meetings with business support staff,providing a steer on their respective tasks, team building, being responsible for the recruitment and selection processes for new staff, etc.); •Responsible for the functioning of operations in the Country office by managing support, administrative and IT staff on a day to day to basis.
• Ensure linking and learning happens between the members of the team and within the organization.
• Actively participate in the Country Senior Management Team.

Institutional Responsibilities
• Ensure adherence to the Oxfam code of conduct, security guidelines and health & safety;
• Ensure adherence and compliance of the country operations to agreed Oxfam policies and management standards;
• Analyse and review the Country office’s compliance with local laws, all leases and manages the Country office’s contract management system to manage other contracts concluded by the Country office.
• Coordinate and ensure the delivery of institutional core business information and input needed from HO.
• As needed and by delegation from the Country Director, represent Oxfam in relevant fora and meetings with stakeholders in relation to the Tunisia country office.

Security management
• Support the developmentand implementation of the security management plan, in line with existing Oxfam policy, protocols and approach.
• Support the gathering of reliable security information, and incident reporting and analysis.
• Support to the Country Director and other senior staff during security incidents.
• Support country management staff in identifying the security learning and development needs of staff.
• Support the day to day implementation of Standard Operating Procedures.

Technical skills, experience and knowledge required for the position

Essential
• Relevant university degree and an affinity with international development issues
• At least 7 years of working experience related to finance and business management
• Excellent financial management skills to design and monitorthe operational budget
• Excellent computer skills and familiarity with management information systems
• Proven experience in leading teams, people management and creative human resource management as well as change management in complex organizational structures.
• Leadership skills and capacity to think strategically
• Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills including diplomacy, tact, being able to get on well with others. Strong negotiation skills.
• Excellent team player with networking skills, knowing how to build and maintain relationships with his/her team and with other stakeholders.
• Experience in representing an organization at senior level to civil society organizations, government, donors, etc.
• Very good knowledge of the Tunisia specific context
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, French and Arabic, to motivate, influence and negotiate;
• Commitment to Oxfam’s values and ways of working and to Oxfam's objectives to promote gender equity and diversity and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of its actions

Desirable
• Experience with the NGO /development sector
• Experience with security management

Application procedure
If interested, please send your application (motivation letter in French & curriculum vitae in English) in writing.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will have their application acknowledged. Oxfam is an equal opportunity organization.

Are you interested in becoming an Operations Manager in Tunisia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Apr 17, 2018
Directeur des programmes en Tunisie , Tunisia

Objectifs du poste
Contribuer à la mise en œuvre de la Stratégie de pays (OCS) pour la Tunisie dans le cadre d'une approche de programme unique en étroite coopération avec les partenaires locaux et conformément à la vision d'Oxfam 2020. Avec le soutien de la Direction pays:
- Dirigerla conception, l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre de stratégies et de programmes de développement efficaces ainsi que l’exploration de nouveaux domaines de travail potentiels.
- Assurerune prestation de qualité des programmes financés par des sources externes.
- Favoriserla coopérationentre l’équipe programmeetles affiliés d'Oxfam.
- Êtreun membre actif de l'équipededirection d’Oxfam en Tunisie(Senior Management Team).

Conditions du poste
Type de contrat : Contrat à durée déterminée
Durée de contrat : 1 an (renouvelable en fonction de la performance et des financements disponibles)
Horaires de travail : Temps plein (40heures/semaine)
Emplacement : Basé à Tunis, avec déplacements vers leszones d’intervention
Conditions Salariales : Conformément à la grille salariale et la politique Ressources Humaines d’Oxfam en Tunisie(contrat local/ salaire de base annuel égale à 65,000 Dinar Tunisien)
Grade :C1
Supérieur(e) hiérarchique : Directrice pays
Personnel rapportantà ce poste : Responsable(s) de programme(s), Coordinateur(s) de projet(s), Responsable(s) Suivi et Evaluation (SEAR)
Date d’entrée en fonction : Le plus tôt possible

Principales tâches et responsabilités du poste

Conception du programme, planification et livraison
• Assureret être responsable de la conception, la mise en œuvre, la gestion et le suivi de la qualité desprogrammesd’Oxfam en Tunisie. Cela comprend la réalisation des objectifs des programmeset desprojets, le suivi des progrès de la stratégie et du plan opérationnel pays, y compris les aspects de planification et de suivi, d'évaluation et d'apprentissage liés à la gestion du budget d'Oxfamen matière de programmes
• En coordination et avec le soutien du DP, accéder aux services partagésainsi que les réseaux de connaissances disponibles ausein de la confédération pour le soutien au programme.
• Contribuer aux réflexions stratégiquesportantsur l’interventiond'Oxfam en Tunisie, en relation avec la région et les dynamiques mondiales afin derenforcer les dynamiques interrégionales.
• Contribuer au processus de validation internesdes déclarations médiatiques et de plaidoyer, et contribuer, le cas échéant, aux lignes politiques de la confédération conformément à la stratégie d'influence du pays.
• En concertation avec le responsable campagne et plaidoyer, veiller à développer un programme pays inclusifde la composante influenceet des théories de changement impactantes.

Suivi, évaluation, redevabilitéet apprentissage (SEA&R)
• Diriger et coordonnerla mise en place de systèmes deplans de SEA&R pour les programmes et projets.
• Diriger et coordonner de manière proactive les équipes d'Oxfam et des partenaires dans la conception et la mise en œuvre de stratégies et plans SEAR efficaces et participatifs conformément aux normes d'Oxfam.
• Assurer la qualité du programme et des projetsen fournissantl'assurance et le contrôle de la qualité en matière de développement de programmes et de projets en conformité avec lesméthodologiesd'Oxfam.

Management
• Diriger l'équipe programme d’Oxfam en Tunisie, et s’acquitter des responsabilités de gestion de l’équipe: tenue deréunions de travail, le coaching et le développement du personnel, la gestion quotidienne, les entretiens et les évaluations de performance, la gestion des processus de recrutement et de sélection du staff programme.
• Autonomiser,orienter et motiver les membres de l’équipe programme dans leursresponsabilités respectiveset veiller àmettre en place les bases d’un échange et d’un apprentissagecontinueen interne et avec les parties prenantes externes à Oxfam.
• Participer activement en tant que membre del'équipe de direction à la prise de décisions stratégiques pour le bureau d’Oxfam enTunisie.

Mobilisation des ressources

En étroite coordination avec la Directrice pays et le Business Development and Funding Coordinator:
• Rechercheret participer activement aux initiatives de levée de fonds et négocier des opportunités de financement pour le programme en Tunisie.
• Fournir un soutien dans la planification de la conception de programmes / projets participatifs
• Appuyer l’équipe dans la mise en place de méthodologies de co création de projets avec les partenaires
• Guider et soutenir l'équipe de rédaction des propositions dans la formulation de projets de qualité intégrant les différents niveaux d’inputs et capitalisant la valeur ajoutée dechaque partie prenante concernée.
• Engager activement des discussions avec des partenaires et d'autres parties prenantes sur la promotion des opportunités de financement externes.

Responsabilités institutionnelles
• Assurer l'adhésion et la conformité du programme pays aux politiques et aux normes de gestion d'Oxfam.
• Veiller au respect du code de conduite d'Oxfam, des directives en matière de sécurité et de santé.
• Au besoin et par délégation du Directeur de pays, représenter Oxfam dans des forums pertinents et des réunions avec des donateurs, partenaires ou autres parties prenantes en relation avec le programme Tunisie.

Compétences techniques, expérience et connaissances

Essentiel
• Une formation de niveau universitaire dans un domaine pertinent
• Expérience prouvée en matière de développement de cadres logiques, de théories du changement et de mise en place de cadres de SEA&R
• Au moins 8 ans d'expérience dans le développement international, la gestion de programme et le développement de stratégies participatives
• Expérience confirmée dans la direction d'équipes, la gestion des personnes et la gestion créative des ressources humaines ainsi que la gestion du changement. Expérience spécifique en gestion de conflits, facilitation et coaching.
• Compétencesanalytiques prouvées et capacité à penser stratégiquement
• Connaissance en matière de gestion de structures organisationnelles complexes et de la programmation multi-pays
• Connaissance du contexte Tunisien ouexpérience spécifique dans des pays en transition ainsi qu'une connaissance significative des domaines de travail thématiques d'Oxfam en Tunisie
• Expérience en matière de représentation institutionnelle d'une organisationauprès de parties prenantes de haut niveau,du gouvernement, des bailleursde fonds, etc.
• Expérience confirmée en matière de plaidoyeret de campagnesaux niveaux local, national et international
• Compétences en gestion financière et de suivi de budgets
• Excellentes compétences en communication écrite et oraleen anglais, français, pour motiver, influencer et négocier
• Excellentes capacités de communication oraleen arabe
• Expérience confirmée en matière de levée de fonds et de la gestion des contrats de projets financés par des bailleurs
• Connaissance confirmée en matière de programmation baséesur les droits de l'homme -Sensibilité au genre
• Engagement dans une approche basée sur les droits, y compris engagement actif pour mettre les droits des femmes au cœur de tout ce que nous faisons ainsi que les droits des personnes marginalisées dans tous les aspects du travail de l’organisation.

Souhaitable
• Excellentes compétences en communication écrite en arabe

Procédure de demande
Si vous êtes intéressé, veuillez envoyer votre candidature (lettre de motivation en Anglais et curriculum vitae en Français) plus tard lelundi 09 Avril 2018 à minuit.

Merci denoter que seul(e)s les candidat(e)s présélectionné(e)s seront contacté(e)s.

Oxfam est une organisation qui promeut l'égalité des chances

Are you interested in becoming a 'Directeur des programmes en Tunisie'? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 11, 2018
Business Development and Funding Coordinator , Tunisia

Objectifs du poste

Sous la responsabilité de la direction pays, la personne sélectionnée sera responsable d’assurer un leadership stratégique en termes de mobilisation de ressources pour les programmes et campagnes d’Oxfam en Tunisie.

Le/a Business Development & Funding Coordinatorsera en charge d’élaborer et mettre en place des stratégies de levées de fonds pour les programmes/campagnes, et d’engagement proactif avec les bailleurs et agences de coopération en Tunisie, en identifiant de nouvelles opportunités de financement, et en contribuant à l’élaboration de propositions de qualité et innovantes.

Conditions du poste

Type de contrat : Contrat à durée déterminée
Durée de contrat : 1 an (renouvelable en fonction de la performance et des financements disponibles)
Horaires de travail : Temps plein (40heures/semaine)
Emplacement : Basé à Tunis
Conditions Salariales : Conformément à la grille salariale et la politique Ressources Humaines d’Oxfam en Tunisie(contrat local/ salaire en Dinar Tunisien)
Grade:C2Supérieur(e) hiérarchique : Directrice pays
Personnel rapportantà ce poste : NA
Date d’entrée en fonction : Le plus tôt possible

Principales tâches et responsabilités du poste

Développement de nouvelles opportunités et engagement stratégique avec les bailleurs
• Identifier, évaluer et suivre les opportunités de financement et de partenariat de façon proactive et systématique afin de contribuer au financement des programmes et campagnes d’Oxfam en Tunisie.
• Contribuer à l’essor de la levée de fonds à travers des opportunités de financement et explorer les possibilités de partenariat et consortium avec des stakeholders aux niveaux national, régional et global.
• Assurer la construction et gestion de la relation d’Oxfam avec les représentants des bailleurs de fonds.
• En coordination étroite avec la direction pays et les responsables de programme, assurer un engagement proactif et de façon stratégique avec les bailleurs et agences de coopération dans le cadre d’échanges sur des aspects thématiques et stratégiques.
• En coordination avec le/a chargé/e de communication & media, contribuer aux initiatives concernant la visibilité afin de renforcer le positionnement institutionnel d’Oxfam, et contribuer de façon proactive aux démarches de levées de fonds.

Stratégies de levée de fonds
• Assurer l’élaboration et mise en œuvre de stratégies de levées de fonds afin d’assurer le financement des programmes et campagnes d’Oxfam.
• Identifier et évaluer des opportunités de financement auprès des bailleurs institutionnels (et autres), faciliter les négociations inter-affiliés concernant la sélection du «prime applicant» et fournir un appui à la direction pays pour la décision finale.
• Assurer que les programmes sont suffisamment financés, assurer le suivi du «funding pipeline» et assurer le lead sur la planification et le suivi des financements au niveau national et en lien avec la région.
• Réaliser un monitoring des performances du bureau en termes de levée de fonds, et proposer des recommandations afin d’améliorer ces performances, en lien avec les unités de levée de fonds des affiliés et de la plateforme Oxfam au niveau de la région MENA.

Développement de propositions
• Réaliser le travail préparatoire concernant l’élaboration des propositions et la gestion des appels à propositions, assurer la coordination de l’équipe en charge de la formulation, réviser la proposition au niveau qualitatif et respect des exigences bailleurs afin d’assurer la qualité de la proposition et maximiser les possibilités d’obtention du financement.
• Contribuer si nécessaire à l’édition des propositions en coordination avec l’équipe programme.
• En consultation avec le staff pertinent, prendre part ou assurer le lead dans la négociation avec le bailleur/affilié.
• Superviser et accompagner l’équipe programme en ce qui concerne la gestion du contrat et l’élaboration des rapports, assurer le lead sur les ateliers de lancement de nouveaux contrats de financement.

Coordination
• Coordonner les activités de «business development and funding» avec les équipes concernées aux niveaux pays, régional, et global (siège des affiliés et donors account managers de la confédération), en assurant un reporting à l’équipe demanagement d’Oxfam au Maroc.
• Assurer que les équipes respectent les procédures et politiques d’Oxfam concernant le funding.
• Assurer le lien avec l’architecture funding de la confédération afin d’accéder aux opportunités, connaissances et compétences en lamatière.•Participer de façon proactive aux groupes et initiatives funding de la confédération.
• En collaboration avec les équipes programmes, coordonner la présentation de propositions multi-pays et/ou multi-affiliés et/ou multi-acteurs.

Compétences techniques, expérience et connaissances

Essentiel
• Formation universitaire, de préférence en sciences politiques, économiques ou sociales.
• Expérience de trois ans minimum dans un poste similaire.
• Expérience démontrée dans la formulation de propositions et l’obtention de financements auprès de bailleurs bilatéraux et multilatéraux.
• Expérience démontrée et réussie dans l’élaboration et mise en place de stratégies de levée de fonds.
• Capacité de communication aisée, et excellente maitrise rédactionnelle et orale du français et de l’anglais.•Capacités d’analyse et de synthèse de questions complexes, et de structuration et présentation de façon claire et systémique des idées.
• Capacité de négociation, représentation et de networking.
• Pro-activité, créativité, autonomie et capacité à travailler sous pression.•Aptitude à planifier son propre travail, à établir des priorités et à gérer efficacement le temps.
• Engagement dans une approche basée sur les droits, y compris engagement actif pour mettre les droits des femmes au cœur de tout ce que nous faisons ainsi que les droits des personnes marginalisées dans tous les aspects du travail de l’organisation.

Souhaitable
• Expérience préalable avec Oxfam.
• Connaissance et compréhension du contexte de la région, avec de préférenceune expérience préalable de travail en Tunisie.
•Expérience de travail avec les règles et exigences de l’Union Européenne, et de bailleurs bilatéraux.
• La maitrise de l’arabe serait un atout.

Procédure de demande
Si vous êtes intéressé, veuillez envoyer votre candidature (lettre de motivation en Anglais et curriculum vitae en Français) parécrit et mentionner le poste "Business Development & Funding Coordinator " plus tard le lundi 09 avril 2018à minuit.

Merci denoter que seul(e)s les candidat(e)s présélectionné(e)s seront contacté(e)s.

Oxfam est une organisation qui promeut l'égalité des chances

Are you interested in becoming a Business Development and Funding Coordinator in Tunisia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Apr 11, 2018
Deputy Area Manager in Uganda , Uganda

Deputy Area Manager – West Nile

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

In Uganda, DRC works in North, North-Western, South-Western and North-Eastern regions in a range of emergency/development situations offering support to refugees and host communities. The aim is to save lives by providing protection, offering humanitarian assistance, and creating livelihoods (for more information go to www.drc.ngo).
DRC is presently leading a Consortium of four NGOs (DRC, ZOA, Save the Children, and CEFORD) which has been selected to implement a program in Northern Uganda to support the self-reliance, resilience and social stability of displacement-affected communities, South Sudanese refugees and their host communities.

ABOUT THE JOB

The main purpose of this position is to support the support the Area Manager in the development, implementation and management of DRC's humanitarian and emergency programming objectives and strategy in West Nile.

To achieve this, the Deputy Area Manager, must demonstrate generalist knowledge of the organization’s primary sectors of intervention, including, but not limited to refugee camp management , protection, shelter, WASH, livelihoods and peace building and work collaboratively with the organization’s technical advisors, technical leads & Coordinators based in Kampala, Arua and Rhino Camp.

The Deputy Area Manager will be expected to become well versed in the policies and procedures of DRC’s support functions, including finance, administration and human resources, as well as logistics and procurement. In addition to the aforementioned programmatic and support responsibilities, the Deputy Area Manager will be tasked to take a lead role in program development, implementation coordination and representation with various stakeholders.

The position requires a high degree of responsibility, a combination of thorough emergency planning with the ability to act with flexibility and responsively, and understanding of complex organizational charts including horizontal liaising among different senior managers. The position reports directly to the Area Manager for West Nile.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Emergency Programming
- Take lead in leading the emergency response actions of DRC in West Nile including proposal development, planning, resourcing and roll out and reporting.
- Develop, update and activate the DRC Uganda Emergency Response Plan (ERP) in consultation with the Head of Programs.
- Develop steps and procedures in the planning and implementation of the Emergency Response in accordance with relevant agreements and policies and procedures and ensure that activities are in line with budget lines and limitations.
- Monitor, evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in Emergency programme based on observations and discussions with the Area Manager for the emergency response.
- Provide the CD/HoP with regular update and channel issues relevant to the emergency response.
- Coordinate with both relevant internal and external actors to ensure an internally integrated approach to emergency response and mobilization of support.
- Prepare regular update/success stories on emergency response for publication on social media.
- Participate in in relevant meetings with the UN, authorities, and other actors both centrally and in all field locations of emergency activity.
- Lead the recruitment of staffing, and capacity building of staff for the emergency response.

Representation
- Support the Area Manager in representing DRC in West Nile and act on his or her behalf as requested. This includes attending all relevant forums and meetings, with the objective of making positive contributions to coordination and sector-specific fora and strengthening DRC’s position as a well-informed and responsive emergency and humanitarian actor in West Nile and Uganda.
- Identify and foster professional and constructive relationships with government authorities, specifically the OPM, and other relevant actors and stakeholders throughout West Nile.
- Coordinate the attendance to technical forums by technical leads in West Nile.

Management
- Support the Area Manager in the recruitment and daily management of all West Nile staff, ensuring positive and collaborative working relationships in line with DRC's Code of Conduct.
- Assess staff capacity and provide or recommend relevant training or coaching as needed in consultation with West Nile technical leads.
- In the absence of the Area Manager, assume responsibility for managing all day-to-day functions of the West Nile Regional office and staff, including coordination between sectors, ensuring compliance in financial procedures and budgeting, administration, human resources, logistics, procurement and security.
- Liaise and coordinate closely with DRC’s Kampala based senior management team on behalf of the Area manager as requested.
- Collaborate with the Area Manager, Field Office Team Leaders and Kampala based human resources team to ensure staff performance management processes are conducted on a regular basis.

Program Development and Reporting
- Support in the design of needs assessments to inform emergency and humanitarian program design as well as identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age and diversity.
- Ensure that projects and associated activities are implemented in accordance with agreed strategies, principles, implementation plans, and donor requirements.
- In collaboration with the Kampala-based M&E team, ensure the implementation of projects complies with quality standards and are monitored in accordance with pre-defined objectives and indicators.
- Work with the Area Manager, Head of Support Services and Technical Leads, to contribute to new project development, including both narratives and budgets, by coordinating and compiling inputs from other technical and support staff.
- Contribute to the strategic direction and strengthening of the West Nile program through active and ongoing participation in and contribution to strategic planning meetings and development of strategic documents, including through regular analysis of the context and humanitarian situation.
- Collaborate with field and sector staff to ensure the timely and quality delivery of all organizational and project reports, and staff contributions to organizational monitoring and evaluation requirements to ensure project quality, relevance and accountability to DRC's beneficiary populations.

Finance and Administration
- Support the Area Manager and Support Team in the development of budgets and spending plans.
- Support the Area Manager and Support Team to develop and maintain a budget overview of all projects and activities, and collaborate regularly with the Area Manager and HOSS to monitor spending and ensure the timely utilization of all grants.
- Ensure full compliance with DRC and donor financial guidelines and policies.

Procurement and Logistics
- Collaborate with the Area Manager and Logistics Team to develop and maintain procurement plans.
- Collaborate with the Area Manager to ensure logistics and procurement processes are in place and fully compliant with DRC and donor policies and standards.

Safety and Security
- Support the Area Manager in ensuring the responsibility for staff safety in the area of operation.
- Support the Area Manager in ensuring that all relevant information regarding safety, security and the context is collected, updated and shared in a regular and timely manner.
- In the Area Manager's absence, collaborate with the Kampala based Country Safety Coordinator, HOFA and Country Director to make decisions and manage security incidents at a local level.

Accountability
Guided by the DRC Program Handbook, continuously monitor and suggest relevant accountability initiatives in the field and strengthen efforts to document the impact of DRC’s activities in West Nile.

ABOUT YOU
All employees should master DRC’ five core competencies:
i. Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results in a fast paced environment
ii. Collaborating: You lead initiatives and processes by involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
iii. Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while setting high standards
iv. Communicating: You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively
v. Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.

More especially we expect you to have:
- A post-graduate degree in international relations, business administration, management, human rights, social sciences or related field;
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in managing budgets exceeding 1m USD;
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in managing a large number of staff (in excess of 50 persons);
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in PCM;
- Knowledge and Working experience of various donors such as EC-ECHO, USAID, UNHCR, UNICEF, DANIDA, DFID;
- Previous experience with Non-Governmental Organization in similar/related position is an asset;
- Previous working experience in refugee response is an asset;
- Excellent command of English language.
- Good interpersonal, communication skills with proven experience in liaising with local authorities;
- Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines;
- A team player and the ability to work with limited supervision;
- Flexible, pro-active, and with the ability on follow through on tasks;

GENERAL

Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework into the work of DRC.

Availability: 15th May 2018
Duty station: Arua with frequent travel to field locations,
Reporting: Reports to Area Manager based in Arua with direct support from HoP & Regional Emergency Coordinator
Contract: 1 year contract dependent on both funding and performance.

Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A14 for qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and DRC may fill this position prior to the closing date.

Are you interested in becoming a Deputy Area Manager in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Apr 15, 2018

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