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  • To be successful in this role we expect you to have extensive experience in a complex crisis environment and be willing to adapt to a challenging security context. Candidates should have experience with managing largescale food security interventions through vouchers as a modality of assistance, and have experience with food security program development. Moreover, we also expect the following: Minimum 5 years of proven international experience in NGO projects At least 2 years managing voucher projects 2 years experience working on food security programming At least 3 years' experience with people management Capacity to design and implement a market assessment Previous experience working in a complex emergency context Full professional proficiency in English Excellent writing and editing skills for external audiences (including governments and donors) Experience in producing high-quality technical material (training material, programme tools, proposals, strategic documents etc.) Experience working with Monitoring and Evaluation 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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Job Description:

  • DRC has been active in Cameroon's NW/SW region response since 2018. At present, programming includes protection, child protection, and emergency shelter and NFI response. DRC is looking to expand current programming and is looking for an food security manager to support in the implementation of DRC's food security programming through vouchers as a modality of assistance. Your main duties and responsibilities will be: Manage the successful implemention of DRC's food security programming in the NW/SW region of Cameroon Support the devleopment of new DRC food security programming in line with DRC's program strategy for the region/country program Produce timely internal and external reporting in line with donor requirements Collaborate with DRC's information management officer to successful monitor and evaluate DRC's food security programming outputs/outcomes Build program staff technical capacity in line with project requirements. Manage DRC's food security project budgets in coordination with the area and support service managers in line with donor requirements. Attend relevant external coordination meetings when necessary. Ad hoc duties as necessary We offer Contract length: 12 months Band: Management F, level 2 Designation of Duty Station: Buea, non-family duty station, unaccompanied position Start date: April 1st, 2020 Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council's Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. Application process All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Closing date for applications: 27/03/2020 Applications will be reviewd on a rolling basis. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

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  • Education Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, social sciences, international affairs, political science or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible experience in disaster relief coordination, humanitarian assistance, human resources management, administration, logistics, financial management, budget or related field is required. Field experience in emergency situations (complex emergencies or natural disasters) is required. Experience in either coordinating relief/humanitarian response, or participating in coordination, is desirable. Experience within the UN common system or other comparable international organization is desirable. Previous humanitarian affairs work experience is desirable. A minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience at the international level, including experience at the senior management level (e.g. P-5 and above) is desirable. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the positions advertised, fluency in English and French is required for Cameroon; fluency in English is required for Nigeria; and for Ukraine, fluency in English is required and fluency Russian is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special Notice • This temporary position is intended to fill the functions of short-term duration of 364 days with the possibility of extension. The selected candidate is expected to start as soon as possible. • A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further "stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…" Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified.

Job Description:

  • Responsibilities Operating within the limits of delegated authority, and under the overall leadership and direction of the Director of the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of OCHA and supporting the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator, the Head of Office will discharge and be responsible for the following functions: HUMANITARIAN POLICY • Serve as senior policy advisor to the UN RC/HC, the UN Country Team (UNCT) and the humanitarian country team on humanitarian principles and initiatives; • Develop and maintain contacts with the international community in order to raise awareness and advocate for issues of humanitarian concerns; • Act to strengthen cooperation among the humanitarian community on policy issues of inter-agency concern and serve as a key interlocutor with relevant Government partners; • Advise, promote and provide guidance to the UN RC/HC, the UNCT and the humanitarian county team on humanitarian reform initiatives including cluster coordination, humanitarian financing, etc. HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMMING / COORDINATION • Provide strategic support to the UN RC/HC in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the work plan of the humanitarian community (usually expressed thought the CHAP/CAP), soliciting and negotiating inputs with relevant authorities, UN agencies, NGOs, etc.; • Consult on a regular basis with the HC, Heads of UN Agencies and Programmes, NGOs heads of mission, the government and the donor community on all appropriate aspects of the implementation and delivery of humanitarian activities, to ensure that coordination structures at local, provincial and national levels operate in a coherent and cost-effective manner; • Support the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of humanitarian programs, facilitating incorporation of lessons learned, policy guidelines etc. into humanitarian response activities; • Promote best practices in humanitarian planning, response and evaluation; • Facilitate inter-agency resource mobilization efforts, including the provision of specialized international assistance to respond to ongoing as well as new and /or emerging emergencies; • Develop, reinforce and maintain effective coordination mechanisms with the humanitarian county team and other key humanitarian stakeholders; • Establish / manage information management systems to effectively map areas of humanitarian needs and response activities in support of coordination efforts; • Foster and reinforce linkages between field monitoring, information management and coordination efforts; • Facilitate implementation of relevant IASC and UN commitments across the collective humanitarian response and within the OCHA operation on PSEA, GBV and Accountability to Affected People; • Ensure timely and appropriate assistance to the UN RC/HC and (if applicable) the United Nations Disaster Management Teams (UNDMT) in response to disasters and emergencies; • Support inter-agency efforts to build in-country UN capacity to manage natural disaster response; • Provide substantive support and leadership to government institutions and local humanitarian entities to build national capacity for emergency and/or disaster management; • Promote dialogue, regional alliances, sharing of knowledge and resources, among national and, as appropriate, regional humanitarian actors in disaster risk reduction, disaster/emergency preparedness and response; • Promote and lead contingency planning processes in close cooperation with UNDMT and Regional Disaster Reduction Advisers (RDRA) as applicable; • Develop joint initiatives on disaster management with other UN and (if applicable) regional actors, including early warning mechanisms; • Under the overall guidance of the Director of the AOD and in partnership with other branches of OCHA, work to reinforce regional networks and mechanisms for swift, effective response to emerging humanitarian situations. OFFICE MANAGEMENT / OCHA REPRESENTATION • Serve as the OCHA Head of Office in designated duty station, providing oversight of all programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the efficient functioning of the OCHA office and any sub-offices, and being accountable for the use of resources and for the results obtained; • Recruit staff, taking due account of gender and geographical balance. • Ensure regular and effective supervision of OCHA staff, particularly by leading, managing, developing, and training staff; foster teamwork and communication amongst staff; and strengthen linkages between the staff in field, regional and headquarters offices; • Promote OCHA's mandate, objectives and tools in the designated area through contacts with the government, diplomatic missions, UN entities, non-governmental organizations and the media; • Lead, formulate, supervise and carry out the work planning and budgeting process, support resource mobilization and ensure sound financial management; • Ensure the Office produces timely, high-quality outputs including comprehensive workplans, concise and factual situation reports, analytical papers, comprehensive and fact-based information products, etc.; ensures that all outputs produced by the Sections under his/her supervision meet required standards before completion to ensure they comply with the relevant mandates; • Coordinate the work carried out by different work units under the Office and by other agencies and bodies of the United Nations system and the humanitarian community, NGOs, the government and the donor community on all appropriate aspects of the implementation and delivery of humanitarian activities, to ensure that that coordination structures at local, provincial and national levels operate in a coherent and cost-effective manner; • Undertake or oversee the programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Office, including preparation of budgets, reporting on budget/programme performance, evaluation of staff performance (PAS), interviews of candidates for job openings, evaluation of candidates and preparation of inputs for results-based budgeting. • Ensure all staff have completed all mandatory trainings and certificates • Perform other duties as requested by the UN RC/HC and / or Director of OAD. Competencies PROFESSIONALISM: Expert knowledge of complex, multifaceted humanitarian affairs issues with wide exposure to humanitarian and emergency relief operations; ability to advise the UN RC/HC as well as the OCHA's senior management team on tactical approaches and techniques to address complex and sensitive humanitarian issues; conceptual and strategic analytical capacity to thoroughly analyse and evaluate critical matters pertaining to a broad spectrum of humanitarian and emergency relief issues; ability to effectively handle major policy and project development and its implementation; ability to work under pressure including in insecure environments, while maintaining productivity and effectiveness; excellent understanding of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines related to humanitarian affairs and of the institutions of the UN system, in particular, the mandate of OCHA as well as its core policies and guiding humanitarian principles; knowledge of OCHA institutional mandate, its policies, and organizational procedures as well as understanding of the core UN policies and guiding principles pertaining to international humanitarian affairs; ability to examine, edit, and provide analytical inputs and intellectual guidance for the work of others; readiness to serve in hardship environment. PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable. LEADERSHIP: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing. JUDGEMENT/DECISION-MAKING: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary. JUDGEMENT/DECISION MAKING: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary. Interested candidates should apply via the website , https://careers.un.org/

Employer : UN Jobs

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  • Profil du candidat Essentiels Formation universitaire en Administration, Administration des Affaires, Finances, Gestion des organismes sans but lucratif et Gestion des affaires ; Un minimum de cinq ans d'expérience professionnelle pertinente ; Au moins trois ans d'expérience démontrée dans le domaine de l'aide internationale et du développement dans des pays africains, se trouvant dans une situation similaire ; Maîtrise des procédures des principaux Bailleurs (ex. EU, ECHO, les Agences UN) ; Excellent niveau de communication oral et écrit, d'aptitudes à la négociation, de compétences multitâches et grands de l’organisation ; Expérience de liaison avec les autorités gouvernementales/locales, les OI et les ONG ; Excellente connaissance de la langue française et bonne connaissance de la langue anglaise ; Excellente connaissance du paquet MS office. Compétences transversales Capacité démontrée de travail en équipe ; Capacité démontrée de travailler dans des environnements stressants et sous pression. Atouts Connaissance de la langue italienne ; Précédente expérience dans une mission de COOPI ; Expérience de travail dans des environnements sujets aux conflits ; Expérience en matière de logistique, d'approvisionnement et de sécurité ; Expérience dans la gestion du personnel.

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  • COOPI cherche un(e) Administrateur(trice) Régional Afrique Centrale basé(e) à Yaoundé L’Administrateur(trice) Régional assure la coordination, la gestion, la formation et le soutien de toutes les activités administratives menées au niveau de la coordination régionale dans la région. Des missions fréquentes sont prévues dans les pays de l'Afrique Centrale (Cameroun, Tchad, RDC et RCA). Sous la supervision du: Coordinateur(trice) Régional. Objectives et résultat En tant que membre clé de l'équipe de coordination régionale, le titulaire du poste devra s'assurer que la gestion des finances régionales, la gestion des RH et l'administration soient conformes aux politiques et aux lignes directrices du Siege COOPI et aux lois locales. Il/Elle s'assure que la qualité du programme soit conforme aux normes organisationnelles. Il/Elle appui les processus d’achat, de commerce et des financements des programmes, en gérant les propositions de financement et les rapports pour les bailleurs en temps utile et précis. Responsabilités Budget Il/Elle collabore à de nouveaux budgets de projets, tout en respectant la planification et la durabilité de la Coordination Régionale. Gestion des projets Au début du projet, il/elle reçoit le plan d’achat du Chef du Projet par l’Administrateur Pays, il/elle en vérifie la pertinence par rapport au budget et aux procédures nécessaires, après quoi il/elle le télécharge sur le database interne. Il/Elle demande/reçoit les Coûts Italie des pays de compétence de la part du siège de Milan et il/elle les transmet à l'Administrateur Pays. Il/Elle assure le suivi du développement du plan d’achat. Il/Elle garantit une adhérence constante entre la comptabilité du projet et celle du pays, en vérifiant la cohérence entre les comptabilités et les autres documents internes. Il/Elle vérifie et suit les subventions à recevoir. Sélection et formation Il/Elle participe à la phase de sélection par les entretiens, les tests et les évaluation finales. Il/Elle assure l’évaluation des Administrateur Pays et Projets à la fin du contrat. Bilan Il/Elle vérifie que les données fournis par les pays soient correctes et complètes pour le bilan et leur transmission au siège. Reporting Planification et monitorage des temps de réalisation des rapports à présenter au Siege et à l’étranger dans les Pays sous la Coordination. Vérification et approbation des rapports intermédiaires ou finals réalisés au niveau local. Finalisation et approbation des rapports finals qui doivent être transmis par le Siege. Compilation rapprochement des comptes bancaires. Support aux audit réalisés par la siège des Pays concernés. Vérification et analyse de rapprochement des comptes bancaires. Coordination Il/Elle fournie un support à la préparation budgétaire annuel des Pays. Il/Elle planifie le budget régional et son monitorage de façon périodique. Il/Elle supporte l’organisation du travail des Administrateurs Pays en fournissant les indications (priorité, modalité) du travail. Il/Elle assure la solidité financière de la Coordination Régionale. Il/Elle vérifie la solidité financière, les pourcentages administratives et les contingents monétaires. Il/Elle prépare et vérifie les compte-rendu administratif demandés par le Siege. Il/Elle vérifie un suivi actif et régulier des aspects financiers de chaque pays concernés. Il/Elle s’occupe de la mise à jour pour l’élaboration des fiches budget. Postuler en ligne sur, https://www.coopi.org/it

Employer : UN Jobs

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  • Education Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or related area is required. Experience in the region of the duty station is desirable. Experience working with the African Union is an advantage. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English or French and knowledge of the other (both oral and written) are required. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview. Special Notice Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

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  • Org. Setting and Reporting This post is located in the Central Africa Regional Office, Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD) of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Yaoundé. The incumbent reports to the Regional Representative, Central Africa Regional Office. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties: • Plans and coordinates activities related to thematic and country mandates on human rights, including from a gender perspective. • Conducts substantive research and analysis of human rights issues/events and assesses their impact on the human rights situation in assigned region or country; works with a variety of human rights actors, including civil society organisations, national institutions governments and UN agencies in advancing human in the country/region. • Collects and analyses human rights data and indicators in country/region of assignment, including gender-specific data and indicators. • Provides support to sub-commissions, commissions and other bodies; follows-up on implementation of decisions rendered by policy-making bodies. • Ensures human rights issues, including their gender equality dimensions considerations, are integrated into political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programme. • Defines work plan for area assigned in accordance with established terms of reference. • Assists countries' security bodies and the judiciary as well as regional security and rule of law institutions and organisations to develop and implement a training program in the field of human rights, international humanitarian law, democracy and the rule of law, with attention to gender perspectives. • Supervises field verification work through periodic visits; follows up on different cases and situations in countries covered by the regional office. • Represents UN human rights programme at working level meetings. • Directs capacity-building efforts on human rights in region/country of assignment. • Writes a variety of reports, communications, briefings, statements, etc., including to policy-making bodies. • May provide guidance to new/junior staff. • Performs other related duties as required. Competencies PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of human rights issues and ability to identify related problems in their political, ethnic, racial, gender equality and socio-economic dimensions. Knowledge of institutional mandates of human rights organizations, prevailing policies and procedures. Research and analytical skills, including ability to identify and participate in the resolution of human rights issues. Ability to identify sources for data collection, research and analyze information and draft human rights reports. Ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the human rights situation in the area of assignment. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position. For this position, applicants from the following Member States, which are unrepresented or underrepresented in the UN Secretariat as of 30 November 2019, are strongly encouraged to apply: Afghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Suriname, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS. Interested candidates should apply via the weblink below, https://careers.un.org

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  • About you: To be successful in this role we expect you to have extensive experience in a complex crisis environment and be willing to adapt to a challenging security context. Candidates should have experience with managing largescale food security interventions through vouchers as a modality of assistance, and have experience with food security program development. Moreover, we also expect the following: Required Minimum 5 years of proven international experience in NGO projects At least 2 years managing voucher projects 2 years experience working on food security programming At least 3 years' experience with people management Capacity to design and implement a market assessment Previous experience working in a complex emergency context Full professional proficiency in English Excellent writing and editing skills for external audiences (including governments and donors) Experience in producing high-quality technical material (training material, programme tools, proposals, strategic documents etc.) Experience working with Monitoring and Evaluation 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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

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  • Danish Refugee Council, one of the world's leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified food security program manager who can support the successful implementation of DRC's food security programming in NW/SW Cameroon. Successful candidates will have a least 4 years of food security program implementation experience in complex humanitarian contexts, and extensive experience with voucher programming as a modality of assistance. About the job: DRC has been active in Cameroon's NW/SW region response since 2018. At present, programming includes protection, child protection, and emergency shelter and NFI response. DRC is looking to expand current programming and is looking for an food security manager to support in the implementation of DRC's food security programming through vouchers as a modality of assistance. Your main duties and responsibilities will be: Manage the successful implemention of DRC's food security programming in the NW/SW region of Cameroon Support the devleopment of new DRC food security programming in line with DRC's program strategy for the region/country program Produce timely internal and external reporting in line with donor requirements Collaborate with DRC's information management officer to successful monitor and evaluate DRC's food security programming outputs/outcomes Build program staff technical capacity in line with project requirements. Manage DRC's food security project budgets in coordination with the area and support service managers in line with donor requirements. Attend relevant external coordination meetings when necessary. Ad hoc duties as necessary We offer Contract length: 12 months Band: Management F, level 2 Designation of Duty Station: Buea, non-family duty station, unaccompanied position Start date: April 1st, 2020 Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council's Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to . Application process All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Closing date for applications: 27/03/2020 *Applications will be reviewd on a rolling basis. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website . www.drc.ngo

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

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  • ducational Requiremen Advanced university degree (Master II or DESS/DEA) in Agriculture, Economics, Rural Development, Food security, Project Management, Nutrition, Agriculture, Economics, Development Economics and International, Development or university degree with additional 05 years of experience in the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practices. . Essential Experience At least Five years of professional experience in the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies and best practices. Experience in food security and number analysis/Mapping Experience managing staff and improving performance. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of several statistical tools and methods for food security analysis. Developed practical expertise in food security analysis and mapping by participating in multiple assessments in countries, including the design, data collection and analysis. Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of WFP vulnerability mapping systems and emergency assessment standards. Proven research and writing skills Working Languages Fluent English (level C) and French (level C) Critical success Factors Ability to travel frequently and to work in difficult environments. Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, leadership and teamwork abilities, good analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills Ability to engage effectively with a wide range of actors including those in the international humanitarian community and governments; Excellent analytical skills; Ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds; Good understanding of the theory and application of food security and safety net programmes Good computer knowledge and skills; Proactive attitude towards partnership; Ability to work under tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple tasks in an autonomous manner; Ability to handle any other additional tasks as requested by his supervisor. Ability to develop and implement appropriate internal control tools to address fraud and abuse.

Job Description:

  • WFP Cameroon is seeking a Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer to contribute to the VAM evidence base that supports food security and nutrition policies and programmes (e.g. needs assessment and situation analyses, programme design, targeting, cost effectiveness, and operational efficiency). Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme and the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: Duties: Support the design, planning and implementation of programme activities supported by WFP Cameroon country strategic plan. Strengthen the implementation on the Country Office food security assessment, monitoring and evaluation plans to ensure WFP’s effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.). Review and give technical feedback on food security assessment, beneficiaries targeting and monitoring plans to ensure that plans are relevant, well targeted and providing appropriate response to the food and nutrition security of the assisted vulnerable population in Cameroon. Provide technical advice and support WFP and its partners on matters pertaining to food security strategies, policies, programmes, and facilitate the timely and productive use of related outputs in a manner that complies with WFP standards and processes. Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies (e.g. mVAM) and best practice. Manage/conduct national or regional food security, nutrition, markets and resilience analysis and prepare timely reports on food assessment needs in line with wider VAM policies, processes and guidance to enable effective decision-making on the development of country strategy, policies and programmes. Support the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of ongoing and planned food security surveys such as CFSVA, EFSAs, JAM; CFSAM, FSMS, etc. in the country as needed. Contribute to the development of programme activities, providing technical analysis, interpretation and recommendations to facilitate food assistance needs to be met effectively. Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including market price bulletin, VAM and Gender analysis reports to support the country strategic plan including the use of Cash-based transfers Build capacity of WFP staff, partners and national government to conduct analysis on food security, nutrition, markets, resilience, and related topics to effectively inform policies and programmes. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the quality of food security of results monitoring and build credible evidence of trends through the establishment of food security monitoring systems. Support emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs. Coach junior staff. Any other duties as required. Interested candidates should apply via the weblink below, https://career5.successfactors.eu/

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Competencies • Professionalism: Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related human rights issues, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems. Solid understanding of Civil Military Coordination issues. Knowledge and understanding of the UN Security Management System. Analytical capacity and in particular the ability to analyse and articulate the humanitarian dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response. Ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems. Ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights situation in assigned country/area. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; ask questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area is required. Experience with OCHA, experience in civil-military coordination and access negotiation, or experience in the military forces dealing with humanitarian operations is desirable. Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is desirable. Experience in the UN Common System or other comparable international organisation is desirable. Experience in the Africa region is desirable. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special Notice This position is funded for a period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-general and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.

Job Description:

  • Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principles humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer/UN-CMCoord/Access (HAO/UN-CMCoord/Access) is based in Bamenda, North West region, Cameroon and reports to the Head of Sub-Office (Buea); the incumbent will be expected to travel to the South Western region regularly. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the HAO/UN-CMCoord will be responsible for the following duties: Adviser on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination: a) In his/her capacity as the HAO/UN-CMCoord and the HC's adviser on civil-military relations, the HAO/UN-CMCoord will establish the necessary links with Senior Military Officers in International military Forces and National Military Forces, Military Liaison Officers (MLO), and personnel in UN agencies, including any relevant civilian mission staff, and civil-military coordination personnel of appropriate NGOs at national, sub-national and regional levels. b) Monitor, analyze and report on any major accomplishments and progress as well as identify and follow up any potential or actual friction points in relations between the humanitarian and military communities. c) Serve as the primary focal point for all matters including policy related to civil-military coordination in close consultation with the Head of OCHA Cameroon or Humanitarian Coordinator. d) Prepare, or provide substantive input in the preparation of, policy, position papers and reports on civil-military coordination issues for presentation to various agencies throughout the UN system and IASC members. Contribute to the Office regular reporting on civil-military coordination issues. Humanitarian Access: a) Monitors, analyses and reports on humanitarian access issues and action, including identification and follow-up on potential or actual friction points in relations between humanitarian and military actors. b) In parallel, establish and maintain contact with humanitarian actors in the area of responsibility and serve as an information channel and advocate for their issues with relevant military, paramilitary organizations and Non-State Armed Groups for guaranteeing humanitarian access. Policy and Advocacy: a) Lead, if applicable, the development of country-specific guidelines on civil-military relations, based on the current "Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets in Disaster Relief" and "Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets to Support UN Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies", as well as the "IASC Reference Paper on Civil-Military Relationship in Complex Emergencies", the IASC Discussion Paper and Non-Binding Guidelines on the "Use of Military or Armed Escorts for Humanitarian Convoys", applicable Security Council resolutions and other relevant instruments. b) Ensure that the country-specific guidelines, and the generic guidelines mentioned above are properly disseminated and understood by both the humanitarian actors and the military forces present, as well as by local actors, as appropriate. Promote and ensure adherence to the above Guidelines within the entire humanitarian community and advise on potential consequences if these principles are compromised. c) Organise, with relevant and balanced Humanitarian and Military representation, Workshops on Civil-Military relations, by advocating adherence to applicable guidelines and principles and focusing on positive examples, contribute to a positive working relationship between relevant international military and IASC members. d) Additionally, act as an advocate for the promulgation of UN-CMCoord concepts, principles and activities, the promotion and protection of humanitarian principles and the dissemination of UN-CMCoord related guidelines. Establish and maintain UN-CMCoord Network: a) In this context, establish and maintain dialogue and coordination with the military and security forces in the area of responsibility at national, sub-national and regional level. Identify, establish and maintain contact with the appropriate military counterparts, especially international military force deployed, and ensure mutual exchange of information about ongoing humanitarian activities and issues. Advise the military forces in the area of responsibility on international humanitarian coordination mechanisms. These mechanisms may include the UN Country Team, UN Security or Disaster Management Teams, Humanitarian Clusters, etc. b) In parallel, establish and maintain contact with humanitarian actors in the area of responsibility and serve as an information channel and advocate for their issues with relevant military/paramilitary organizations. c) Lead or participate in working groups, meetings and consultations with other UN agencies and humanitarian partners; organize meetings on UN-CMCoord matters with Heads of Agencies and/or other appropriate entities. d) Establish and maintain, if appropriate, an information exchange forum for stakeholders and interested parties in civil-military relations and participate in relevant meetings. e) Establish and maintain contact with regional OCHA CMCoord counterparts in neighbouring countries in the region, and ensure coherent approaches on civil-military issues with regional dimensions. Humanitarian Affairs: a) Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations; ensures necessary support (e.g. staff, funding, specialized equipment, supplies, etc.); prepares situation reports to the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying unmet requirements of stricken countries. b) Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations. c) Establishes and maintains contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning. Performs other duties as required. Interested candidates should apply via the weblink below, https://careers.un.org Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Employer : UN Jobs

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Your leadership, interpersonal and negotiation skills should be excellent, and reflect your ability to develop harmonious teams in a multi-ethnic context. We are looking for someone with good team building skills and knowledge of participatory approaches; you should display flexibility, adaptability, culturally sensitivity, and a sense of humor. At least 5 years of working in a management role in African, humanitarian or recovery contexts Internationally recognized relevant certification or trainings (CIPS/ CSCP) is a preference. Demonstrated success as a Supply Chain leader across all disciplines within supply chain including planning, procurement and logistics. Broad knowledge and experience in Supply Chain strategies, market analysis techniques, procurement and contracting, vehicle and fleet management, inventory, property and asset management. Good knowledge of project management and an understanding of the humanitarian context programming is a plus. Strong collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units. Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure, multi-task, prioritize and make decisions. Strong financial management, budgeting and communication skills. Excellent training and coaching ability. Fluency in English and French is required, Ability and willingness to travel to remote field offices. Working Environment: Security in the South West (Buea), North West (Bamenda) and Far North of Cameroon, (Maroua & Kousseri) are at level IV (red) and the IRC has a curfew in place. Lodging is in a shared IRC guesthouse. Yaoundé is level II (yellow)

Job Description:

  • Scope of Work The Operations Coordinator provides leadership, decision-making and coordination on the country program’s critical support functions, ensuring that programs are supported and that all necessary systems are in place and consistently implemented in all locations. The position reports to the Country Director (CD) and is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT). The Operations Coordinator directly supervises the IT Manager and technically supervises the Supply Chain Managers (for Buea, Maroua and Kousseri), the Humanitarian Access and Liaison Senior Officer (HALSO) South West, and the Security Officer Far-North. The Operations Coordinator provides strategic oversight to the Country Emergency Team and acts as country program focal point for security and Humanitarian Access. This position has close working relationships with the Deputy Director Finance (DDF), Deputy Director Programs (DDP), Administration and HR Coordinator, Field Coordinators and members of the regional support team (Regional Supply Chain Director, Regional IT Director, Regional Safety and Security Advisor). Main Responsibilities Strategic Planning and Business Development Lead the implementation of the Country Strategic Action Plan (SAP) as it relates to Operations. Lead the implementation of operations excellence program (Scorecards) identifying improvement priorities and developing actions. Support the CD and the DDP, during identification of program opportunities and expansion. Ensure all new proposals receive thorough Operations review and that appropriate support cost and country program asset needs are budgeted for. Accountable for the design, planning, execution and monitoring of supply chain activities at the country level. Liaise with relevant Technical Coordinators and Field Coordinators to support the design, provide training and ensure cross-sectoral integration. Active member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and the extended, Country Management Team (CMT) Supply Chain Technical supervision of the Supply Chain Managers (Maroua, Kousseri and Buea) and oversight of all Supply Chain staff; ensuring that team meets the programs' needs promptly while aligning with IRC policies; coordination with Field Coordinators to ensure successful management in partnership In collaborative with internal and external stakeholders, develop and implement collaborative planning on procurement and distribution of goods and services, allocation of human and material resources to support the effective and quality implementation of grant and projects. Lead supply chain assessments and provide operational risk analysis, and recommendations to the CMT related to supply gap in staffing, systems, procedures and policies. Based on market assessment and country programs need, develop country procurement strategies, that will facilitate long term contracts and strategic partnership with suppliers and vendors in accordance with IRC, donor and host government rules and regulations. Undertake periodic system reviews of procurement, assets, warehouse/inventory, suppliers and vendor contracts to verify that policies are adhered to and to identify areas for improvement. Ensure that training needs are identified, plans are developed, fully implemented and refresher trainings provided, both for Supply Chain and non-Supply Chain staff. Provide technical support to field teams to ensure all field offices are in compliance with IRC Supply Chain policies and SOPs. Maintain close working relations with the Deputy Director Finance to ensure full and coordinated support is extended to the Supply Chain department. Ensure full implementation and consistent use of Global Supply Chain tools and system in coordination with finance and grants units. Lead preparation and implementation of Integra (coming Enterprise Resource Planning tool). Information and Technology Supervise the IT Department, manage the Information Technology (IT) Manager. Verify that information technology policies and procedures are documented, disseminated and consistently applied across the country program. Ensure that IT compliance monitoring processes are developed and effectively implemented. Support the IT staff to provide top-tier and effective IT services and support to the Country Office and across all field sites. Ensure that IT develops and effectively implements compliance monitoring processes Safety and Security Overall management of safety and security, including: Ensuring the risks IRC staff face in their work environment are mitigated against to the degree feasible given the context. Ensuring Security Management Plan and SOP are in place, kept current and implemented by all staff at all times and capacity building is regularly conducted. Ensuring that contextual and scenario analysis are update regularly and shared with the wider management team. Provide technical support to the Far North Security Officer and to the Humanitarian access and Liaison Senior Officer South West. Working closely with Regional Safety and Security Advisor, Global Security related teams and Humanitarian Access team. Ensuring that Safety and Security is factored into program design and implementation, including but not limited to ensure the timely collection and sharing of relevant information. Ensuring all staff can access relevant safety and security trainings in a timely manner Liaison/Representation and Coordination Act as focal point for emergency preparedness activities in country, coordinating with the Country Emergency Team (CET) to ensure emergency preparedness plan is in place and up to date and preparedness actions are advanced. Serve as coordinator of the Country Emergency Team (CET) Serve as focal point and coordinator of the Operations Scorecard Serve as an active member of Senior Management Team and Country Management Team Serve as a focal point and maintain communication with HQ and Regional Support for Supply Chain, IT, Security and Emergency Preparedness and Response Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://rescue.csod.com/

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Education Requirement Advanced University degree in Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or other relevant fields or First University Degree with 7 years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses. Essential Experience At least Five years of professional experience in food security and nutrition programmes management, monitoring & evaluation, program analysis and monitoring, or Programme Coordination in a humanitarian/ development context with UN Agencies, NGO, government or private sector. Experience with a UN agency would be an asset. Experience managing staff and improving performance. The incumbent will have direct knowledge and experience of refugee emergency operations including programming and management aspects, working, and coordinating complex projects with different entities and government authorities. Working Languages Fluency (level C) in both English and French language

Job Description:

  • Job Description JOB PURPOSE: Support monitoring and evaluation activities within the Cameroon Country Office, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outputs and outcomes of WFP's food assistance activities on the lives of beneficiaries with which to inform operational decision making and strategic reorientation. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Monitoring planning, guidance and implementation Support planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.); Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for CSP and budget revisions to ensure that plans are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented); Ensure that data are regularly entered in Country Office Tool for Managing Effectively (COMET) and check the quality of data; Train national and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques to strengthen capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of monitoring and evaluation and encourage accountability for demonstrating results; Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities in the field; Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence; Provide technical and administrative leadership to the sub-offices Monitoring Team ensuring utilization of all resources is effective, efficient and economical and M&E objectives are achieved; Undertake a close supervision of M&E field staff, to ensure that M&E guidelines are being implemented and provide any required on-site technical support; Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities; In consultation with Programme staff develop log frames and select indicators during project design stage Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs; Ensure the optimization of the CSP detailed monitoring and reporting system and formulate requirements to implement the plans in the sub-offices; Liaise with Dakar RB Monitoring Team for needed support and updates on guidelines for M&E; Follow up on monitoring and review findings to ensure corrective actions are taken as required. Data Management and analysis of monitoring findings Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to enhance WFPs ability to demonstrate outcome focused results; Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements; Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required; Support appropriate planning and budgeting for evaluations as well as the overall evaluation and review process with appropriate follow up of the management responses to evaluations recommendations; Support the Chair of the Evaluation Committee and liaise with RB monitoring and evaluation advisers; Manage data collection, data validation and data analysis processes; Ensure that the Country Office Monitoring Database systems are functional and effectively utilized and all required enhancements are undertaken promptly; Ensure that all the M&E tool kits are revised and updated as required for effective M&E of CSP activities; Ensure data collection, data validation and data analysis processes using the M&E toolkits; Provide inputs on achievements to the overall reporting system and any other periodic reports requested by Country Office Units, Regional Bureau; Participate in data analysis undertaken by M&E team and ensure the timely preparation and submission of all M&E related reports as required; Liaise closely with the CO VAM Unit on methodological and data interpretation issues on CSP planning data as required to ensure professional concurrence; Contribute actively to preparedness actions such as early warning, risk analysis and contingency planning and make recommendations; periodically monitor the management of risks and report on any actions taken; Ensure the regular (monthly/quarterly) production of M&E dashboard properly annotated to guide management on the CSP status and decision making; Ensure links with the Beneficiary Feedback mechanism; Develop and disseminate information products reflecting feedback monitoring findings and reports. Interested candidates should apply following the weblink below, :https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1582072373445

Employer : UN Jobs

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • About you To be successful in this role we expect you to have extensive experience in a complex crisis environment and be willing to adapt to a challenging security context. Candidates should have extensive prior experience managing child protection projects in a variety of contexts. Required Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s degree preferred. 3 years of experience managing protection/child protection projects in complex crises Proficiency in common computer packages and financial software i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc. Fluent English speaker Solid experience in staff management in a cross-cultural environment required. Demonstrated ability to manage and support multi-sector programmes including operational planning and problem solving. In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s 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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. We offer: Employment band: F - Manager Availability: As soon as possible. Duty station: The child protection manager is an international position deployed to Buea in Cameroon’s Southwest Region. Non-Family Duty Station Contract: 6 months - subject to funding, can be prolonged.

Job Description:

  • Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is providing assistance to conflict-affected populations through our presence and operations in most major humanitarian emergencies. DRC has been present in Southwest Cameroon responding to the ‘Anglophone Crisis’ since October, 2018. DRC’s emergency response currently encompasses protection, child protection, and emergency shelter and NFI programming. Overall purpose of the role: The child protection manager is responsible for overseeing DRC’s child protection programming in NW/SW Cameroon through its Buea office. Main responsibilities Manage the successful implemention of DRC’s child protection programming in the NW/SW region of Cameroon according to targets and objectives Support the devleopment of new DRC child protection projects in line with DRC’s program strategy for the region/country program Produce timely internal and external reporting in line with donor requirements Collaborate with DRC’s information management officer to successfully monitor and evaluate DRC’s child protection programming outputs/outcomes Build program staff technical capacity in line with project requirements. Manage DRC’s child protection project budget’s in coordination with the area and support service managers in line with donor requirements. Attend relevant external coordination meetings when necessary. Ad hoc duties as necessary Application process All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies Closing date for applications: 28 February, 2020 For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo. DRC as an employer By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our: Professionalism, impact & expertise Humanitarian approach & the work we do Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution Culture, values & strong leadership Fair compensation & continuous development Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC. DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms. If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area is required. Experience with OCHA, experience in civil-military coordination and access negotiation, or experience in the military forces dealing with humanitarian operations is desirable. Humanitarian experience in the field (actual setting where a mission and/or project is being implemented) in emergency situations (complex emergency or natural disaster) is desirable. Experience in the UN Common System or other comparable international organisation is desirable. Experience in the Africa region is desirable.

Job Description:

  • This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principles humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer/UN-CMCoord/Access (HAO/UN-CMCoord/Access) is based in Bamenda, North West region, Cameroon and reports to the Head of Sub-Office (Buea); the incumbent will be expected to travel to the South Western region regularly. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the HAO/UN-CMCoord will be responsible for the following duties: Adviser on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination: a) In his/her capacity as the HAO/UN-CMCoord and the HC's adviser on civil-military relations, the HAO/UN-CMCoord will establish the necessary links with Senior Military Officers in International military Forces and National Military Forces, Military Liaison Officers (MLO), and personnel in UN agencies, including any relevant civilian mission staff, and civil-military coordination personnel of appropriate NGOs at national, sub-national and regional levels. b) Monitor, analyze and report on any major accomplishments and progress as well as identify and follow up any potential or actual friction points in relations between the humanitarian and military communities. c) Serve as the primary focal point for all matters including policy related to civil-military coordination in close consultation with the Head of OCHA Cameroon or Humanitarian Coordinator. d) Prepare, or provide substantive input in the preparation of, policy, position papers and reports on civil-military coordination issues for presentation to various agencies throughout the UN system and IASC members. Contribute to the Office regular reporting on civil-military coordination issues. 2. Humanitarian Access: a) Monitors, analyses and reports on humanitarian access issues and action, including identification and follow-up on potential or actual friction points in relations between humanitarian and military actors. b) In parallel, establish and maintain contact with humanitarian actors in the area of responsibility and serve as an information channel and advocate for their issues with relevant military, paramilitary organizations and Non-State Armed Groups for guaranteeing humanitarian access. 3. Policy and Advocacy: a) Lead, if applicable, the development of country-specific guidelines on civil-military relations, based on the current 'Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets in Disaster Relief' and 'Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets to Support UN Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies', as well as the 'IASC Reference Paper on Civil-Military Relationship in Complex Emergencies', the IASC Discussion Paper and Non-Binding Guidelines on the 'Use of Military or Armed Escorts for Humanitarian Convoys', applicable Security Council resolutions and other relevant instruments. b) Ensure that the country-specific guidelines, and the generic guidelines mentioned above are properly disseminated and understood by both the humanitarian actors and the military forces present, as well as by local actors, as appropriate. Promote and ensure adherence to the above Guidelines within the entire humanitarian community and advise on potential consequences if these principles are compromised. c) Organise, with relevant and balanced Humanitarian and Military representation, Workshops on Civil-Military relations, by advocating adherence to applicable guidelines and principles and focusing on positive examples, contribute to a positive working relationship between relevant international military and IASC members. d) Additionally, act as an advocate for the promulgation of UN-CMCoord concepts, principles and activities, the promotion and protection of humanitarian principles and the dissemination of UN-CMCoord related guidelines. 4. Establish and maintain UN-CMCoord Network: a) In this context, establish and maintain dialogue and coordination with the military and security forces in the area of responsibility at national, sub-national and regional level. Identify, establish and maintain contact with the appropriate military counterparts, especially international military force deployed, and ensure mutual exchange of information about ongoing humanitarian activities and issues. Advise the military forces in the area of responsibility on international humanitarian coordination mechanisms. These mechanisms may include the UN Country Team, UN Security or Disaster Management Teams, Humanitarian Clusters, etc. b) In parallel, establish and maintain contact with humanitarian actors in the area of responsibility and serve as an information channel and advocate for their issues with relevant military/paramilitary organizations. c) Lead or participate in working groups, meetings and consultations with other UN agencies and humanitarian partners; organize meetings on UN-CMCoord matters with Heads of Agencies and/or other appropriate entities. d) Establish and maintain, if appropriate, an information exchange forum for stakeholders and interested parties in civil-military relations and participate in relevant meetings. e) Establish and maintain contact with regional OCHA CMCoord counterparts in neighbouring countries in the region, and ensure coherent approaches on civil-military issues with regional dimensions. 5. Humanitarian Affairs: a) Leads and/or participates in large, complex projects, to include disaster assessment or other missions; coordinates international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations; ensures necessary support (e.g. staff, funding, specialized equipment, supplies, etc.); prepares situation reports to the international community, apprising of situation to date and specifying unmet requirements of stricken countries. b) Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate complex humanitarian and emergency assistance programmes; helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations. c) Establishes and maintains contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.; ensures appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information both in and outside the UN system, including on early warning and contingency planning. This position is funded for a period of one year. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and the availability of the funds. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-general and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential.

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