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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Water and Sanitation Engineering, Public Health or Civil Engineering with 2-3 years’ experience. Master’s Degree is an added advantage Experience from working as Wash/NFI Officer in a humanitarian/recovery or Development context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile environment. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Experience in conducting field level data collection Understanding latest developments and familiarity with current issues, trends and priorities in Cameroon North/west and South west areas Experience and knowledge of carrying out assessments Experience in team management Experience in participating in distributions of humanitarian materials Familiarity with international minimum standards of service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage Knowledge of South-West and North-West regions use, habit and local language Good skills in Excel and Word Fluency in English and work knowledge of an international language are required, Pidgin English skills are a plus Personal qualities Analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills Planning and delivering results Empowering and building trust Communicating with impact and respect Handling insecure environment

Job Description:

  • In the face of a growing humanitarian crisis, the IRC is running emergency programs in the Far North and South West regions of Cameroon. The planned programs include environmental health (EH), Protection and Rule of Law (PROL), Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) and the Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE). The Environmental Health officer, under the supervision of the Environmental Health Manager, will be responsible for the day to day implementation of Environmental Health/WASH/NFI activities in health facilities and communities in North West and South West Region. S/He is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all EH activities in the program Area. S/He will provide technical and managerial leadership to the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion team in these locations and ensure all activities are of high quality and respond to immediate needs. The position will be based in Buéa with frequent travels to the field in North West and South West operation areas. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES In coordination with the EH Manager Implement aspects of the WASH/health program according to proposals, budgets and plans. Ensure adherence to IRC policies and donor requirements. Ensure compliance with issued, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards Assist in the Management and monitoring of projects budgets and finance. Maintain regular budget control, ensuring spending within available unit cost and budget lines. Take responsibility for tracking and financial expenditures for technical activities under WASH on assigned responsibilities. Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities at site. Train and develop team (especially the assistance and outreach workers). Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to IRC representatives in coordination forums. Take technical responsibility for the quality control and monitoring of project activities. Prepare/supervise WASH/NFI activities in line with Designs BOQs and TORs. Good knowledge of WASH and health activities in the context of COVID-19 Good knowledge of IPC and WASH activities in health centers (water supply, waste management, construction of incinerators, waste pits, institutional latrines, etc.). Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures. Fit into and follow detailed project implementation plans and tracking documents. Coordinate with relevant partners (local authorities, community leaders and other NGOs/INGOs). Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required. Conduct quality control and provide technical support to implementing partners and/or contactors. Assist in the Assessment and advise on capacity building needs within the team, stakeholder and beneficiaries to ensure effective developments of quality standards for the WASH/NFI activities. contribute progress monitoring and support M&E activities (i.e. PDMs, PIMs, end line surveys); Any other assignment as may be required by the WASH Project Coordinator or Project Development Manager How To Apply Applicants are requested to send their submissions to: With subject line: “EH OFFICER” by September 01st , 2020 at 5PM Applications must include: Cover letter, (one page) CV, Apply online via, https://rescue.csod.com

Employer : International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location : Yaounde

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Être titulaire au minimum d'une licence ou équivalent dans le domaine de la Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau (GIRE), sciences de l'environnement, ou autres disciplines connexes associées avec l'expérience requise ; Avoir au moins 3 ans d'expérience et responsabilité dans la gestion des projets et programmes, parmi lesquels au moins 2 ans dans les domaines de la GIRE, ou la gestion des ressources naturelles ; Avoir au minimum 2 ans d'expérience de travail dans les domaines similaires en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale, ou en Afrique sub-saharienne ; Démontrer une bonne connaissance et expérience avec les organismes de bassins transfrontaliers ; Avoir une bonne connaissance du contexte environnemental, politique, économique et social de la gestion des ressources en eau en Afrique occidentale et centrale ; Disposer d'excellentes aptitudes en communication et pour le travail en équipes multidisciplinaires et multilingues ; Avoir un excellent niveau de langue parlée et écrite en français et une bonne pratique de l'anglais ; Avoir une pratique usuelle des outils et logiciels informatiques de bureau et de communication électronique ; Une bonne expérience en matière de mise en œuvre de projets dans une organisation internationale serait un atout ; Avoir une bonne capacité à voyager tant en Afrique que dans d'autres régions du monde.

Job Description:

  • RESPONSABILITÉS Sous la responsabilité directe de la Coordonnatrice Régionale de BRIDGE, l'Assistant de projet aura pour responsabilité l'appui technique dans la planification et la mise en œuvre des activités dans les différents Bassins en collaboration avec les agences de bassin concernées. À ce titre, il assurera entre autres : Participer au cycle entier de la planification technique et financière de BRIDGE 4 en Afrique centrale et occidentale en collaboration Assurer le suivi de la mise en œuvre des Plans de travails opérationnels du projet et des différents Partenariats ; Assurer le suivi, la documentation et le reporting des progrès du projet ; Assurer la préparation et l'exécution des différents réunions/ateliers du projet BRIDGE 4 ; Contribuer à la communication et la visibilité du Projet BRIDGE 4 dans les Bassins/pays concernés, et voire même au-delà ; Participer à la préparation des différents rapports techniques et financiers du projet dans les délais ; Participer au plaidoyer et à la mise à l'échelle de BRIDGE dans de nouveaux Bassins transfrontaliers en collaboration des partenaires. CANDIDATURES Les personnes intéressées sont priées de postuler par le biais du 'Système de gestion des ressources humaines', en ouvrant l'annonce de poste vacant et cliquant sur le bouton 'Apply'. Chaque candidat(e) doit créer son propre compte dans le système. Aucune postulation ne sera acceptée aprés la date de clôture. Les candidatures sont recevables jusqu'à 24h00 en Suisse (GMT + 1h / GMT + 2h pendant la période d'heure d'été, DST). Veuillez noter que seuls les candidats sélectionnés seront personnellement contactés pour participer aux entretiens. D'autres postes vacants sont annoncés sur le site web de l'UICN: http://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/ À propos de l'UICN L'UICN est une union de Membres composée de gouvernements et d'organisations de la société civile. Elle offre aux organisations publiques, privées et non-gouvernementales les connaissances et les outils nécessaires pour que le progrès humain, le développement économique et la conservation de la nature se réalisent en harmonie. Créée en 1948, l'UICN s'est agrandie au fil des ans pour devenir le réseau environnemental le plus important et le plus diversifié au monde. Elle compte avec l'expérience, les ressources et le poids de ses plus de 1300 organisations Membres et les compétences de ses plus de 10 000 experts. Elle est l'un des principaux fournisseurs de données, d'évaluations et d'analyses sur la conservation. Sa taille lui permet de jouer le rôle d'incubateur et de référentiel fiable de bonnes pratiques, d'outils et de normes internationales. L'UICN offre un espace neutre où diverses parties prenantes - gouvernements, ONG, scientifiques, entreprises, communautés locales, groupes de populations autochtones, organisations caritatives et autres - peuvent travailler ensemble pour élaborer et mettre en œuvre des solutions pour lutter contre les défis environnementaux et obtenir un développement durable. Travaillant de concert avec de nombreux partenaires et soutiens, l'UICN met en œuvre un portefeuille vaste et divers de projets liés à la conservation dans le monde. Associant les connaissances scientifiques les plus pointues et le savoir traditionnel des communautés locales, ces projets visent à mettre un terme à la disparition des habitats, à restaurer les écosystèmes et à améliorer le bien-être des populations. http://www.uicn.org/fr

Employer : UN JOBS

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Master's degree in forest management/natural resource management or equivalent degree in forestry with related adaptable skills Profound knowledge of IT and basic geomatic tools First successful experience as well as a proven interest in expatriation is required Work experience in forest management and silviculture projects, ideally with decentralized institutions like councils is needed Experience in the legal and sustainable exploitation of timber and in forestry-economy is appreciated Fluency in French and English

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  • ob description The Forest and Environment project (Pro-FE) of the GIZ in Cameroon is active in the sector of management and sustainable exploitation of natural resources. The main objective is to improve the sustainable management of forests, protected areas, forest landscapes and biodiversity so that it contributes to sustainable development in rural areas in a context of climate change. The objective of the Pro-FE is to contribute to the valorization of the environment and forest resources in a sustainable way by local actors. The target groups are the predominantly poor rural population as well as indigenous and immigrant populations in selected natural areas who use the natural resources of the forests as a means of subsistence and economic basis. The institutional partners of the project are the Ministry of Forests and Wildlife and the Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development. Emphasis is placed on municipal actors, value chain actors and social dialogue actors. Your tasks Supporting to the design, the implementation and the monitoring of forest management plans Block of activities linked to preliminary accompanying studies to the forest management, including preparation of environmental impact studies Assisting to the development, implementation and supervision of management inventory protocols and standards of intervention Supporting the organization of platforms of dialogue 'comités paysans-forêt' and the implementation of socio-environmental plans Advising and supporting forestry and plantations, managing a nursery and forest plantations itineraries ocation information Please use the following link for information about living and working in Cameroon. The location is Yaounde or another area of intervention. The security situation is tense. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. The freedom of movement is restricted. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment. Notes GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union. Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your succesful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam. You can get an overview of our benefits packages here. A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus. Our benefits We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners. Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network. Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course. As a development worker, you can use the project vehicle for trips to school or to visit a doctor or can receive a monthly lump-sum mobility allowance instead. The project vehicle can also be used for personal trips with your manager's approval. As well as your basic living allowance, as a development worker you will also receive extensive additional benefits during your assignment (including a foreign service premium, family allowances, private group health insurance). To enable you to get ready for your assignment as a development worker and your outward journey, you will be given outward journey leave following your preparation time in Germany. We will cover a large portion of the childcare costs for dependent children under 14 who are accompanying you if your partner is not doing so and is not a development worker or integrated expert themselves. Most nursery and school fees are paid. We will reimburse you for your rental costs based on the rent index for your country as well as paying you an equipment and furnishing allowance on top. You and the members of your family accompanying you will be covered by our health and liability insurance, while your family members will also benefit from accident insurance. In countries in crisis, we operate a comprehensive risk management system for your protection, which minimises personal dangers and risks. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org

Employer : UN JOBS

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • The ideal candidate offers the following qualifications, capacities, experiences and personal skills: Professional education Masters/MSc in the area of environmental and/or policy sciences, environmental economy, geography, or similar with a focus on the management and conservation of biodiversity and/or environmental policies and regulations. Professional experience At least 7 years’ professional experience in a comparable position At least 5 years’ professional experience in the setup and operationalisation of environmental guidelines and standards for various stakeholders groups, preferably with respect to the national ABS framework, and in the establishment of benefit sharing mechanisms to involve local communities into value chains At least 5 years of sound knowledge on all necessary administrative and organizational procedures and requirements of project implementation at GIZ on the country level. Knowledge and Expertise Proven track record of at least 5 years in organizing Capacity development measures and knowledge exchange for stakeholders in the field of nature-based value chains Experience in multi-stakeholder processes and inter-ministerial coordination Knowledge in environment financing, national conservation, and sustainable use concepts is an asset Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office), knowledge of IT based solutions for approving and monitoring legally-binding activities or alike is an asset Sound knowledge of the institutional landscape in and around the environment/biodiversity domain Personal skills Clear and diplomatic communication (oral and written) Ability to communicate adequately with interdisciplinary / multi-institutional teams (units / research organizations, NGOs and Governmental agencies, organizations and donors) Team worker and constructive attitude in case of difficulties or conflicts (responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view) Capacity of reflection of own work and willingness to learn Developed attitude and awareness of service delivery Languages: Fluent written and oral knowledge of English/French and at least one local language widely used in the country

Job Description:

  • Africa bears nine global biodiversity hotspots and is home to over 60.000 different plants and still uncounted numbers of animals and microorganisms. Many of them are used in traditional ways, for instance as food supplements, cosmetic and medicinal applications. Increasingly, Africa’s biodiversity is being used as a source for innovation and natural ingredients, including for food, cosmetics and pharma, although much of its economic potential remains untapped. It is important that these opportunities contribute to local development and the conservation of Africa’s biodiversity and the many ecosystems under threat. European-African collaboration for biodiversity-based innovation In the context of the German Marshall Plan with Africa, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) commissioned BioInnovation Africa. The project aims to encourage and support the private sector to invest in Africa and to enter into sustainable and mutually beneficial business partnerships in accordance with ethical, social and environmental standards. Project aims The project will collaborate with business and governmental partners in pursuit of: Regulatory compliance – particularly with respect to the national Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regulations, implementing the Nagoya Protocol of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Ecological sustainability – foster R&D and sourcing schemes that respect people and support biodiversity conservation. Innovation for new products and jobs – promoting technology transfer, long term business partnerships for a reliable supply of natural ingredients and better products. Advocacy – showcasing successful and sustainable North-South business partnerships as “proof of principle” will help to increasingly integrate BioTrade and ABS in cooperation portfolios. Partner countries In its first three-year phase, 2019 to 2022, BioInnovation Africa is considered to focus on Cameroon, Madagascar, Namibia, and South Africa. These countries are rich in biodiversity, which is already widely used locally and internationally (e.g. Centella asiatica, vanilla, rosy periwinkle, rooibos, baobab, marula, Prunus africana). To coordinate activities in Cameroon, GIZ is looking for the services of a Country Coordinator (m/w). The duty station is Yaoundé. The selected candidate will have a probation period of three months before confirmation. The contract period is intended to start from September 2020 for two years with possibilities of extension. Responsibility The advisor is responsible for Managing the improvement of (sub-)national frameworks for Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) aiming at conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity through advisory services and organising various capacity building formats for actors from government, civil society, research and the private sector and providers of genetic resources Supporting the development of mechanisms for using the benefit-sharing scheme for biodiversity conservation measures Planning and implementing activities at national level related to the development of actor specific ABS manuals, the organization of contract trainings, the development and implementation of an IT-based permitting system and the development of concepts for financing and support mechanisms Bringing together key public, civil society and development actors from the environment domain and related sectors for cross-sector dialogue and inter-sector coordination for relevant project activities Assisting the project in knowledge management through the capitalisation of country experiences Serving for the project as a country representative for all planned interventions in the country and liaise with respective partners and relevant stakeholders assuring alignment to the GIZ portfolio and compliance with GIZ internal rules and administrative procedures Together with the other national advisor, supporting the preparation of annual operational country-specific activity plans in concertation with key stakeholders and assure monitoring and documentation of activities to feed and update the HQ team on project progress, including the preparation of periodic reports Assure Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of the country package according to GIZ standard The professional advisor performs the following tasks: Tasks related to operations Advising the partner institutions Contributes to preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint project activities and work at the national level Deals with the design, preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the project’s area of activity, in particular ABS and benefit sharing frameworks Provides technical advice to the government, civil society, research and private sector partners on the improvement of the national regulatory framework on Access and Benefit Sharing, namely: Develop and disseminate actor-specific manuals on the national ABS system together with the Competent National Authority (CNA) and external experts Organize blended training courses to draw up ABS contracts Organize gender-specific training and advice for “providers” for the negotiation of ABS contracts Advise on the design, the development and the possible institutional setup of an IT-based information system Train “users” of the system in the relevant authorities and commissions on the IT system Develops mechanisms for using the benefit-sharing scheme for biodiversity conservation measures, namely: prepare and facilitate vulnerability analyses based on IPBES results as well as cost-benefit analyses to identify measures preserving biodiversity (in the context of risk management and sustainability policy) organize and conduct capacity building for the implementation of the selected biodiversity conservation and job creation measures develop a catalogue with defined and localized measures of biodiversity conservation facilitate various formats for knowledge exchange regarding appropriate financing mechanisms and other information needs and trust building, e.g. roundtables Advise partner institutions on how to create an enabling institutional environment to integrate manuals, tools and other requirements for ABS and BioTrade in the given institutional set-up Assure Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of project activities and assist the coordination at HQ in consolidation/aggregation of M&E data. Networking and cooperation Supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with the “providers” of biological resources, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project environment and with other GIZ projects to improve and maintain good working relationships communicates local and the partners’ interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project Knowledge management ensures knowledge transfer to project information develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures as mentioned above draws up reports and presentation documents prepares appropriate input for various project reports including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by the programme manager and GIZ Head Office assists and guides short-term experts provided by external service providers with country-specific studies and analyses conducted in the project context. Coordination tasks assists with general project planning and develops project concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation coordinates relevant project activities at local level in consultation with the responsible manager in the country and with the project coordination at GIZ Head Office and in cooperation with the partners, both as regards implementation and preparing organisational aspects compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments handles order management on behalf of GIZ (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting) oversees and handles all procedures and rules of GIZ for a compliant administrative management of all local project activities in line and direct cooperation with the GIZ Country Office and administrative manager of the hosting bilateral GIZ programme. Human resources management and leadership of national personal Provides multifaceted support and coordination to technical staff that enables them to achieve their tasks and objectives Manages directly all national staff; including leave planning, evaluation, disciplinary measures, training proposals in concertation with GIZ Country Office Follow up staff health insurance registration and HIV-Mainstreaming in collaboration with the GIZ Country office. Financial and logistics management Manages funds (including budget planning and consumption follow-up) and equipment Supervises the administrative management (invoice verification, accounting, supervision of procurement, equipment, stationery, furniture, consultancies, local subsidies at the level of the GIZ, request for funds, cash control). Duty station: Yaoundé, Cameroun Duration of contract: From September 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2022 with possibility of extension Internal classification: Band 5T supervised by Programme manager and/or component manager Application deadline: July 20, 2020 Application submission: Interested and suitable applicants should forward their applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (maxi 2 leaves), a one-page cover letter addressing the applicant’s motivation and three (3) professional references via the GIZ-CM online recruitment platform: COUNTRY COORDINATOR BIOINNOVATION AFRICA

Employer : CAMEROONJOBS.NET

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Applicants are requested to send their submissions to: Applicants can deposit their application in a closed envelope at the IRC office in Buea Located at Campsic opposite DRC Office or Bamenda Office at the NRC Office or send to Oneline. With subject line: 'EH ASSISTANT on or before July 20, 2020 at 5PMApplications must include: Cover letter, (one page) CV, The International Rescue Committee is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Only selected applications will be contacted.

Job Description:

  • PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The Environmental Health Assistant, under the supervision of the Environmental Health Officer, will be responsible for the implementation of Environmental Health/WASH/NFI activities in North West and South West Region. S/He will be required to participate in the daily implementation of the above component of the WASH/NFI project, providing an insight into cultural sensitivity and thoroughness of communication to the beneficiary communities, as well as assisting to see that the activities are implemented in an all-inclusive, timely and participatory manner. S/he is required to ensure that both had and soft components of the WASH actions are executed to the required quality respecting standard designs. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Work with the District Water Department and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in identifying, mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and hygiene promotion Initiate and create linkages between the communities and the project, the local government extension staff and the target communities in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, promotion. The EH Assistants, play a lead role in mapping out communities for village sanitation improvement. Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources. Formation/training of Water supply and sanitation committees for the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources. Participate in collection of useful data, success stories and beneficiary lists as required Assist in providing useful data for the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors. Assist the EH Officer in inspection and monitoring of boreholes, shallow wells and water pumps and other water supply systems to ensure they are operational. Together with the EH Officer, perform compliance inspection of new construction which pertains to the settlements water distribution system to determine that all fittings are installed and in accordance with prescribed standards, plans and specifications. Assist in major repairs and installation of new materials, supplies, machinery and/or equipment Conduct water testing and advise accordingly and come up with solutions where need be to improve on quality. Frequently test water to determine flow rates and inform communities of its quality. Assist the EH Officer to work with the local Water Department and Hygiene and Sanitation clusters at community levels in identifying, mobilizing and sensitizing target communities for water, sanitation and hygiene promotion. Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/protected water sources. Lead the Hygiene team in the midterm and annual surveys to understand the impacts of IRC programs with relation to behavior change and health-based indicators. Follow up all IRC's Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration. Uphold IRC's international code of conduct. Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time Applicants are requested to send their submissions to: Applicants can deposit their application in a closed envelope at the IRC office in Buea Located at Campsic opposite DRC Office or Bamenda Office at the NRC Office or send to Oneline. With subject line: 'EH ASSISTANT on or before July 20, 2020 at 5PMApplications must include: Cover letter, (one page) CV, The International Rescue Committee is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Only selected applications will be contacted. Apply on line via website, https://rescue.csod.com/

Employer : UN JOBS

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Minimum Qualifications Have a General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level or Baccalaureate or any other equivalent diploma; Minimum one year of professional experience in business or in an NGO, CIGs and community development initiatives preferably, proven ability in community mobilization, identification, registration and selection of beneficiaries is highly required; Fluent in English and pidgin and excellent written and oral communication skills; Have a good presentation and a respectful attitude towards beneficiaries, local authorities, community leaders, colleagues and superiors; Knowledge of some local languages,, cultures and traditions would be an asset Be flexible; ability to work in a team, sometimes under pressure and often in an unstable security environment. Have an excellent command of computer tools: Word, Excel, Power Point and MS Outlook. Have a sense of organization and a strong time management ability. Have excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Knowing how to ride a motorcycle and having a motorcycle driving license would be an asset Be of Cameroonian nationality.

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  • Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in the world. The IRC assists provides rehabilitation and provides post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. Present in more than 40 countries, IRC's mission is to help the people whose lives and livelihoods are affected by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and take charge of their future.In the face of a growing humanitarian crisis, the IRC is running emergency programs in the Far North and South West regions of Cameroon. The planned programs include environmental health (EH), Protection and Rule of Law (PROL), Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) and the Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE).Summary:The Community Mobilizer will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of hygiene promotion activities at the village level as indicated by the Hygiene promotion Officer. The main purpose of this position is to assist the Hygiene promotion Officer in the implementation of hygiene promotion activities in the communities. This includes the training of voluntary community hygiene workers and hygiene education in communities. The Community Mobiliser spends most of his/her time in the Community, identifying target communities, establishing relationships with community leaders, taking part in field level implementation activities, such as: hygiene promotion, assessments, identifying potential beneficiaries, registering beneficiaries, the delivery of materials, taking part in distributing assistance (e.g. WASH Kits ) to beneficiaries. The position will supervise Community Hygiene Workers (CHWs) and will report to the Hygiene promotion Officer. Place of employment: The Community Mobilizer for the EH program will be based in the following locations; One in Fako (Soppo Likoko) One in Ndian ( Lobe Town) Fundamental Responsibilities: Lead the community mobilization process, implement a participatory community targeting approach for the identification and registration of project beneficiaries (IDPs, host populations) Prepare and organize all training materials for hygiene promotion workshops to be held in each village for CHW's education and lead community campaigns to end open defecation. Initiate, organize, and commemorate international events related to WASH related disease prevention at the community level Supervise door to door visit by CHWs on hygiene awareness messaging and activities. Deliver hygiene promotion workshops to IDP CHW's, in collaboration with the partners. Mobilize IDP and host communities to participate in latrine construction and hygiene education training conducted by CHW's. Take part in the identification, registration, and selection of Project beneficiaries according to defined selection criteria. In conjunction with IRC Partners and the IRC WASH team, participate in sensitizing key stakeholders, community leaders and communities. Take part during the distribution of WASH kits and products to beneficiaries within target locations. Follow up on complaints and report to supervisor. Follow Up Collect the relevant data during project implementation and regularly provide reports to his/her supervisor. Monitor the WASH kits distribution process Monitoring of awareness raising on good hygiene practices, prevention of cholera Assist in data collection during surveys and post-distribution assessments and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice surveys when necessary Manage complaints made by beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries after consultations with their supervisor. Other functions All other functions assigned by the supervisor to allow the development of IRC programs Monitor complaints and documents lessons learnt, best practices and recommendations. General Commit to respecting the IRC Way (IRC Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct). Commit to ensuring the optimal implementation of IRC Policies in the context of their work. Be available to carry out any other ad hoc task deemed useful by his/her direct superior or by the IRC. Produce reports on programmatic activities on a weekly and monthly basis Presentation of the file.An up to date (CV); The names, positions, telephone number and e-mail address of at least two professional references; Applicants can deposit their application in a closed envelope at the IRC office in Buea, Bamenda or send by email to the address Harry.Moto@rescue.org;or also Online.NB: Deadline for the admissibility of files: 17th July, 2020 at 5 p.m. promt. Female candidates are strongly encouraged. Only the preselected candidates will be contacted.

Employer : UN JOBS

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to build and manage teams Solid Project Management Experience with at least 10 years’ experience successfully managing a project in a remote and challenging environment. Protected area management experience will be an advantage Experience implementing international commercial or donor projects International work experience with a proven ability to work in remote locations sometimes under strenuous physical conditions Capacity to facilitate complex multi-stakeholder processes Experience of collaborating with governmental institutions, military structures and private sector, such as hunting concessionaires and tourism operators, and conservation/PA-management NGOs Experience working effectively with local communities Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment Fluency in spoken and written French and English The following are not essential but would provide an advantage: Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation, Natural Resource Management, Wildlife Management or related field will be an advantage. Knowledge of international standards and practices related to integrated land use planning, wildlife management, community engagement and good governance Experience in natural resource governance and management including the development of management and business plans Experience in training, anti-poaching training and implementation in different environments (forest, savanna, etc.) Experience with monitoring systems such as SMART, Cyber Tracker, anti-poaching technology, weaponry

Job Description:

  • The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is seeking a highly motivated professional manager with a passion for wildlife and conservation to lead the development of its conservation programme in the incredible Faro landscape in northern Cameroon. AWF has been a key player in African Conservation and sustainable development for nearly 60 years and has identified the Faro landscape as one of its focal sites for investment. This exciting position will require someone with proven management skills, strong interpersonal abilities and the capacity to work with various departments of the Cameroon Government, local communities and international investors as well as other key stakeholders to implement an ambitious conservation and sustainable development agenda. The Chief Technical Advisor (TA) will build the capacity of the Service de Conservation, develop management and operational plans, facilitate coordination with stakeholders in the surrounding landscape to improve the overall management and conservation of the Park. He will also oversee and provide strategic leadership and administrative oversight to the Faro Project. Responsibilities Provide oversight to AWF’s work in Faro National Park and surrounding landscape with responsibility over the implementation of the EU funded grant Work in partnership with the Conservator to improve overall natural resource governance of the TOU Faro and its periphery, protected area management and conservation. Develop a general management plan and operational plan; build a stronger presence in FNP; support law enforcement and anti-poaching; build the capacity of the rangers; Ensure effective relationships with the landowners and communities adjacent to FNP; establish an effective partnership with ZIC 13 and other hunting concessions surrounding the Park; and ensure effective communication and reporting. Develop an anti-poaching plan, including a training schedule, standard of procedures, informant network, and early threat warning strategies. Ensure that the systems put in place are consistent with MINFOF and AWF standards. Develop a strategic stakeholder engagement plan that places a particular focus on the engagement of the local communities in a way that respects principles of good governance, reduces conflicts between people and wildlife and people and the park management authority and with a vision to improve human well-being and the overall resilience of the landscape Work with the conservator to develop and oversee the implementation of a general management plan. Oversee the development of key infrastructure development including roads, radio rooms, ranger outposts, staff office, tourism facilities, signage and other facilities. Oversee a rigorous training schedule designed to adequately build the capacity of the Services de Conservation staff and leadership. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.awf.org

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Selection Criteria • A Master’s degree or above in environment and/or natural resource science, environmental policy or engineering, or similar relevant disciplines. • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in the environmental sector, including proven experience in environment, health and safety (EHS); environment impact assessment; risk assessment; occupational, health and safety (OHS); due diligence, environmental site assessment, and compliance audits. • Good knowledge of environmental legislation, regulatory and institutional arrangements in African countries. Knowledge of the EIA process, procedures and legislation in the AFCC1 countries will be an advantage. • Experience with the application of the World Bank’s environmental safeguards policies; and ample knowledge of the ESF and applications. • Demonstrated knowledge of international standards and codes of practices in the environment sector including WBG Environmental and Social Standards (ESSs). • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English. • Proven leadership and management capacity • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and writing skills, including ability to write concisely and translate technical knowledge and ideas into fluent, understandable, French and English; • Having worked as a Task Team Leader (TTL) and work experience in an FCV locations is highly desirable. Technical Competencies: • Environmental implications on Policy, Institutions, and Operations -Solid understanding of the implications of environment on policy, institutions, and operations. • Analytical Tools for Environmental and Social Sustainability - Extensive experience conducting environmental analysis, deriving results that resonate with the client; ability to coach others in the application of the tools. • Participation and Consultation - Extensive experience conducting environmental and social development consultative and participatory approaches, deriving results that resonate with the client; ability to coach others in the application of the interventions. • Environmental Safeguards - Experience successfully applying the social safeguard policies. • ESF – Knowledge of 10 Standards and the mechanics of ESCP and ESRC • Integrative Skills - Understands relevant cross-practice areas how they are interrelated; able to undertake cross-practice work in lending and non-lending operations. • Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Translates technical and cross-country knowledge into practical applications and contributions to country and sector strategies; interacts with clients at the policy level. • Policy Dialogue Skills - Anticipates needs and requests in the field and conducts independent policy discussions with representatives of the government and non-government partners.

Job Description:

  • Description Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org. The Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy (ENB) Global Practice has five key business lines consisting of Lending and non-lending services in (1) Forests, Watersheds and Sustainable Landscapes (‘Green Business line’); (2) Marine, Coastal, Aquatic Resources and Ocean Health (‘Blue Economy Business line’); (3) Pollution Management and Environmental Health (‘Pollution Management Business line’); (4) Environmental Economics, Policies and Institutions Business line, and (5) Safeguards/ Environmental Risk Management Business line: delivery of effective environmental risk management and sustainability by managing risk at the project level and creating opportunities to advance sustainable development. This includes provision of high-quality and timely safeguards services across the Bank, including current safeguards policies and the effective implementation of the new Environment and Social Framework (ESF) that was roll out on October 1, 2018. The ENB Global Practice in Sub Saharan Africa includes four units SAFE1, SAFE2, SAFE3 and SAFE4. SAFE4 covers Western and Central Africa; and manage operations in a variety of areas such as natural resources management, coastal zone management, forestry, pollution, climate change, landscape and terrestrial and marine natural resources. In addition, the unit, like other ENR GP units provides environmental safeguards and ESF services across all sectors and projects. The AFCC1 countries include Cameroon, Gabon Sao Tome and Principe, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, and Republic of Congo. Due to growing business needs and increasing complexity of the portfolio, there now exist a need for an Environmental Specialist to be based in the Yaoundé office with reporting relationship to the Country Director and the Practice Manager based in Washington DC. Duties and Responsibilities: ENB GP is seeking a highly qualified Environmental Specialist who will work on all aspect of ESF/Safeguards, providing environmental risk management support to World Bank projects and possibly identify new business opportunities on ENB in the Cameroon Country Management Unit (CMU). Based in the World Bank Country Office in Yaoundé, Cameoon, the specialist would provide environmental impact/risk management project support in the following areas: • During project preparation: assess the project’s potential environmental footprint and determine which of the Bank’s safeguards policies and/or ESS will be triggered; guide the borrower/project implementation agency in process of preparing the necessary safeguard instruments and review them for quality; contribute well-written summaries of key safeguards instruments for inclusion in project documentation; and assist in the preparation of Environmental and Social Risk Classifications (ESRCs) and Environmental and Social Commitment Plans (ESCPs). This will also entail helping staff or client to assure the quality of project documentation before submission to the Regional Safeguards Adviser (RSA)/Environment and Social Standards Adviser (ESSA) Secretariat for review and approval. • Provide expert guidance and support for the screening of Bank projects for environmental risks, impacts, and vulnerabilities and identify risk management opportunities/strategies including labor influx, occupational health and safety and climate change mitigation and adaptation in Bank projects • In accordance with the Bank’s ESF, determine the appropriate Environment and Social (E&S) Risk classification and review the risk classification assigned to the project on a regular basis. In determining and managing E&S risk, use the ESSs related guidance and good practice notes, as well as internationally accepted good industry practice for informed decision making. • Ensure compliance of all project financed activities, including those relating to associated facilities with the WB’s Safeguards policies and the ESSs and the Bank Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines, as well as Good International Industry Practice (GIIP). • During both preparation and implementation: go beyond narrow policy compliance to looking for opportunities to improve the environmental outcomes of the project. Work closely with the project task team and especially the Social Safeguards Specialist assigned to each operation and provide back up support as required. • Using the ESCP as a key tool, provide expert advice to borrowers/recipients on the assessment of environmental and social risks, evaluate all relevant information, recommend solutions and ensure detailed, targeted management and action plans are developed and steps taken for projects to comply with the Bank’s ESF • Work with Regional ESF/Safeguards Coordinator, as well as with other dedicated environmental safeguards specialists and STCs; and foster cross-sectoral collaboration with the Social Team. • Identifying and developing new business in ENB in the CMU using environmental Management, Forestry, and Biodiversity as entry points, and • Contributing as required to the broader work of ENB GP on improving environmental sustainability. • Participate in review meetings and represent SAFE4 in relevant Bank-wide initiatives; represent the Bank in donor meetings on the environment; and contribute to knowledge generation and diffusion within the region and beyond. • Regularly complete all project related reporting requirements in Bank system and provide project related synopsis to management as and when required. For more information about WBG Core Competencies, please visit: https://bit.ly/2kbIA7O. Interested candidates should apply online vis the website, https://worldbankgroup.csod.com

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Selection Criteria Have at least a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences/Management (Natural Resource Management, Geography, Biology, Ecotoxicology, Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Management, etc.) and an additional training in environmental assessment. Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA), namely in preparing and implementing the ESA instruments (SESA, ESIA, ESMF, ESMS, RAP, ES Audit, Hazard and Risk Assessment, lifecycle analysis, emergency response plans, etc.). Demonstrable knowledge and practice of the environmental and social safeguards policies/standards, procedures and practices of comparator Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) supporting the Regional Member Countries. Experience with international organizations or Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) in Africa is an advantage. Have a good knowledge and experience of project management and multi-criteria assessments, stakeholder engagement and consultation, community participation; have analytical skills to assess institutional capacity and to design / review practical arrangements for implementing complex projects’ E&S aspects, particularly in Africa. Be results oriented, able to work in a team, a meticulous analyst with a sense of detail, a persuasive communicator and an excellent copywriter. Listening to clients - providing effective services and solutions to staff beyond presenting past challenges and challenges and gaining respect through the depth of demonstrated expertise, effectively managing various clients and country situations. Innovation and Change - Constantly seek more efficient and practical methods for the delivery of services and products as well as departmental process management and propose new ways to improve the quality and relevance of products and services. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and to develop effective working relationships with clients and colleagues. Have a good knowledge of the environmental and social issues facing Regional Member Countries (RMCs). Be able to communicate effectively (written and oral) in French or English, preferably with a good working knowledge of the other language. Master the use of MS Office software and have a good knowledge of SAP.

Job Description:

  • THE POSITION: The Principal Environmental Safeguards and Compliance Officer works under the supervision and overall direction of the Director of the Department of Environmental and Social Safeguards and Compliance (SNSC). Duties and responsibilities The Principal Environmental Safeguards and Compliance Officer’s core duties/responsibilities will include the following: Mainstreaming of environmental aspects in operations, including safeguards, gender and social inclusion. As task team member, he/she will provide support to Task Managers and Borrowers/Clients in identifying, mainstreaming and monitoring environmental and safeguard aspects/concerns in Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, implementation, and completion stages (throughout project lifecycle) through the following: Provide E&S support to the Bank-funded projects and programmes, for both private and public sectors. Address environmental and social issues in various Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and project completion stages. Assist Borrowers/Clients for the finalization of the Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the preparation of Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA) documentation (SESA, ESIA, ESMF, ESMS, RAP, ES Audit, Hazard and Risk Assessment, etc.) to ensure compliance with the ISS. Review the ESA documentation submitted by the Borrowers/Clients as of the ISS and other Bank policies’ requirements. Draft the technical inputs of the E&S sections in Project Concept Notes (PCNs), Project Appraisal Reports (PARs), Project Completion Reports (PCRs) and any other project related report as required. Draft and/or ameliorate reporting templates for use in implementing and monitoring social aspects and components of projects and programs. Contribute to the preparation of management responses to reports issued by the Bank independent accountability mechanism, and similar report. Liaise with co-financiers to ensure consistency in the mainstreaming of environmental safeguard requirements. Policy and Compliance with E&S Requirements: Participate in the formulation, review and/or revision of the Bank environmental and social safeguard policies, procedures and guidelines. Provide policy guidance to Bank teams on environmental safeguard issues to enhance their awareness and the capacity of the projects and programmes to comply with the ISS. Capacity Building and Knowledge Management: Contribute to the development and implementation of capacity building and training programs for staff within the Bank and in RMCs. Participate in, contribute and represent the Bank in internal and external trainings and conferences on environmental safeguards and mainstreaming as well as other activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building. Develop and/or contribute to the development of innovative knowledge products on environmental sustainability, environmental safeguards and/or the E&S performance of Bank financed projects and programmes. Undertake any other task as the Director of the Environment and Social Safeguards Department and/or the Regional Director General. Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem, to: HR Direct HRDirect@AFDB.ORG Apply for this position To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries. Applicants who fully meet the Bank's requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted. Only online applications submitted with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required degrees will be considered. The President, AfDB, reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications). In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all responsibility for the fraudulent publications of job offers in its name or, in general, for the fraudulent use of its name in any way whatsoever. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.afdb.org

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