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  • Required Skills and Experience Education: Master’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Behavioral psychology, Design, Architecture, Communications or related field and minimum of 2 years of professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization OR Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Behavioral psychology, Design, Architecture, Communications or related field and minimum of 4 years of professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization Experience: · At least, having a Master degree with a minimum of 2 years of professional relevant experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization OR a Bachelor degree with a minimum of 4 years of professional relevant experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization · Demonstrated ability to undertake field research in remote communities and document ethnographic evidence and honor expertise in unusual places · Demonstrate ability to work in participatory methods, follow the lead of people as experts in their own sustainable development Demonstrate knowledge of Cameroon development priorities, opportunities and challenges; Demonstrate knowledge of SDGs. Experience in following areas is desirable but not mandatory: (will be considered as advantages / assets) · Professional relevant experience in development programming or policy and social innovation. · Proven professional knowledge and experience in approaches such as Ethnography, Systems Thinking, Behavioral Insights, Co-creation, Qualitative and Quantitative User Research, Positive Deviance, Community Asset Mapping, Service Design or Human Centered Design · Demonstrated ability to work with partners to help surface unarticulated needs Proven ability to design ethical frameworks for managing public sector experiments Language Requirements: Proficiency in written and spoken English. French Knowledge will be a strong asset Disclaimer FEMALE CANDIDATE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED

Job Description:

  • Duties and Responsibilities Lead lab efforts in deep community immersion, collective intelligence and solutions mapping · Developing and sustaining positive relationships with a range of local community and citizen groups · Identifying and training local volunteers, recruiting Universities and think tanks for sustaining long term community outreach and engagement and identification of lead users, providing training and mentoring · Translaton of ethnographic and field research findings into learning and action for the Accelerator Lab activities · Design specific field research and participatory methods to focus on the most vulnerable populations and those not usually engaged in public policy debates on development methods · Explore, document and increase understanding on emerging methods of tapping into bottom up solutions, lead users and grassroots innovations related to sustainable development · Convene a broad range of new partners with UNDP including artists, community organizers and emergent movements to explore areas for collaboration on sustainable development Proactively manage risks with using ethnograpic tools and methods, including those related to ethics and privacy Convene the processes of solution intake, assessment and designing prototypes for diffusion Design and implement methods for sensing and building on indigenous knowledge and local solutions, consolidating, screening and describing incoming Design criteria for consolidating incoming local solutions Conduct field research to determine best methods fo making solutions transferable, design methods to test and stretch ideas for their applicability and diffusion as part of a portfolio approach. Test the solutions and potential ideas in real life context to understand potential channels of spreading (including identifying private and public sector venues for uptake) Analyse system level issues that local solutions address (and those that they don’t address, therefore creating insights on the gaps) Design ‘things and tools’ needed to successful scale indigenous knowledge, lead user solutions, turning its insights into systemic change. Advise on the accelerator lab’s experiment portfolio to ensure experiments are designed based on people’s knowledge, behaviors and peer to peer methods of managing and diffusing knowledge about sustainable development issues. Design methods for integrating collective intellengence into UNDP programmes and engage with programme and project managers to translate ideas into concrete practice Working out loud Lead communication efforts and proactively use blog and social media to share findings from field research Ensure UNDP’s communication efforts respect privacy and ethics considerations Liaise with the broader Accelerator Lab network and the support team to share learnings and insights from the country-specific experience Jointly with the CO, support lab partners to develop an emerging pipeline of new initiatives, support other activities related to the design and operation of the Lab Proactively use blog posts and social media to share insights, attract partners and help position Accelerator Lab at the forefront of the exploration of new trends. Advocacy, Organizational learning and interface with the core business of UNDP · Help embed solutions mapping and lead user methodology within the CO portfolio, design and provide trainings that include various methodologies and steps to identify and work with lead users Provide technical consultation and training for national partners and the CO through various phases including asset mapping, developing a strategic portfolio logic, experiment design, prototype testing, and evaluation; · Develop communication and other tools to transform field research into actionaable intelligence · Work together with your Accelerator Lab colleagues and experts to codify and advance the Accelerator Lab practice and solutions mapping in particular. · Lead other activities related to the design and operations of the Accelerator Lab Design and deliver engaging and meaningful methods for reflection on learning from field research and grassroots innovation. Competencies The Accelerator Labs will be comprised of a core team with niche capabilities that focus on exploration, experimentation and grassroots innovation. Within the first 6-8 months of the Lab fully functioning, each member of the Core team will take the lead on one of the following functions: 1) Coordination 2) Training 3) Communications The Core team of the Accelerator lab will have capabilities in: Experimentation (instituting rapid learning about emerging challenges through design and running of a portfolio of experiments that is coherent with the type of challenges that are part of UNDP’s strategic plan, and Mapping Solutions: ethnographic methods and immersion in community dynamics, identification of and work with lead users, and implications of bottom up solutions for the policy design Exploration: The exploration function focuses on discovery and sensemaking of emerging trends, implications for systemic impacts and risks, and their potential for accelerating progress toward SDGs. Its work feeds into the portfolio of experiments ensuring its coherence with the emerging risks and opportunities and connects local dynamics and solutions into the broader national and international ecosystem of potential funders, partners, and allies thereby increasing the chances for acceleration. While critical for the functioning of the Accelerator Lab, the exploration function will also service the Country Office as determined and agreed with the UNDP senior management. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.partneragencies.net/

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • DIPLOMES/NIVEAU D'ETUDES/EXPERIENCE : Docteur en médecine, infirmier diplômé d'état ou Diplôme supérieur en santé publique ; Experience professionnelle humanitaire d'au moins 1 année dans un programme de soins de santé primaire (PCIME, PCIMAS, SSR) dans un contexte d'urgence ou de développement COMPETENCES REQUISES : Connaissances appliquées en gestion de projet (capacité organisationnelle/planification) dans la mise en œuvre du paquet minimum d'activités des centres de santé de 1er contact ou en implémentation directe via des cliniques mobiles Excellent relationnel et capacité de représentation Compétences interpersonnelles (gestion d'équipe, autonomie, communication, pédagogie) Maîtrise du Pack Office (Word, Excel, Power point).

Job Description:

  • OBJECTIF DU POSTE : Assurer la mise en place, le suivi et l'évaluation des programmes de nutrition et de santé intégrant la WASH en partenariat avec les structures gouvernementales et non gouvernementales ou en implémentation directe EN PARTICULIER, VOUS AUREZ LES RESPONSABILITES SUIVANTES : Concevoir, mettre en place et superviser les activités des projets; Former et développer les compétences des équipes ACF ; Encadrer et gérer l'équipe du programme; Développer et piloter les interventions; Représenter ACF et développer les partenariats locaux. PROCEDURE DE RECRUTEMENT La procédure de recrutement Action Contre la Faim comprend 3 étapes clés : Une pré-sélection sur la base du dossier déposé (seuls les candidat.e.s dont les compétences et expériences correspondent au profil décrit dans l'offre sont retenu.e.s pour le test écrit) Un test technique écrit Un entretien oral Pour chaque étape, seul.e.s les candidat.e.s sélectionné.e.s sont contacté.e.s. Les candidatures (incluant un CV, une lettre de motivation, ainsi que des références) doivent être soumises UNIQUEMENT Par email recrutement@cm-actioncontrelafaim.org en indiquant l'intitulé du poste et la référence YA-NUT-052020-007 en objet de l'email. Les candidatures doivent être adressées au plus tard le mercredi 13 mai 2020 à 17h30. A l'attention de: Responsable du département Ressources Humaines, Action Contre la Faim Cameroun Seul.e.s les candidat.e.s sélectionné.es seront contacté.es par Action Contre la Faim afin d'effectuer des tests et des entretiens. LES CANDIDATURES FEMININES SONT FORTEMENT ENCOURAGEES

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives: - Nutritionist , State Register Nurse or related courses - At least one (1) year of experience in working for a reputable international humanitarian and development organization. - Minimum of one (1) year work experience - Experience of working with institutional donors/fundraisers - Experience of working in zones where security issues is a concern - Experience in the management of a nutrition project - Ability to drive a motorbike is an advantage. - Mastering of local language is a plus. Physical Environment and Demands: Ability to work under pressure and in remote area and in zones were security issues is a concern. Level of Contact with Children: High level: Frequent interaction with children

Job Description:

  • Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Position: District Supervisor Grade: B Department & Location : Maroua, Garoua and Bertoua PUs Reports to (position): Nutrition Project Coordinator Purpose: The project is about providing support to the national program of fight and prevention of malnutrition amongst under five children, pregnant and lactating women through Blanket supplementary feeding program adding to an in-house sensitive response from Plan International Cameroon known as Positive deviance hearth with financial and technical the support of Word Food Program, Plan Canada and Plan International Cameroon. The project’s falls into CP 25 and 27 related health and protection activities. Dimensions of Role: This project will be implemented with an integration of Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) in the Far North with 05 Health Districts of Maroua 1,2,3 Tokombere, Gazawa, in the North with 02 Health Districts of Lagdo and Guider, in the East with 02 Health Districts of Nguelemendouka and Doume targeting about 4931 Children de 6 to 23 months, Children de 6 to 59 months and 7,365 PLW (Pregnant and lactating Women) for a period of 12 months in Far north and North and 6 months in East region . About 12 to 09 People will respond directly to the holder of the position and will be directly involve as Service providers to Plan International Cameroon in the implementation of the project in projects locations in the three PUs. Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position: Among many other tasks to be performed, The District Supervisor is responsible for all projects activities in the health District as such, He/she should; - Ensure proper organization and implementation of projects activities in the district at both hospital and community levels with respect to National Protocol of PCIMAM and Positive deviance Hearth as well. - Ensure that Field nutrition Assistant and Community Animators have a well mastery of the anthropometric measurements and equipped to screen malnutrition - Oversee the post-distribution processes and prepare the next distribution - Oversee the full functioning of rehabilitation centres - Ensure General monitoring of Project activities - Collects, consolidate and ensure accurate/quality and timely production and submission of projects report from the District to M&E. - Organize regular jointed meeting with stakeholders to be able to exchange vital information on the project. - Identify capacity gaps and ensure capacity enhancement of Food nutrition Assistant and nutrition focal point at the level of district and health area as well as community relays - Liaise with the Project Coordinator to ensure the quality and federation of nutrition actions within the districts. - Involve as much as possible the representative of the Ministry of health in all projects activities. - Create good collaboration channel and involvement of all stockholders (Local authorities, opinion leaders and councils). - Ensure the appropriation of the project through capacity enhancement of local dialogue structures. Dealing with Problems: The holder of the position has no authorization and will liaise with PU’s finance and Administrative department for all related finance and administrative procedures under the leadership of the Project Coordinator. But his proactveness will be key in planning and implementation of activities in the field. Communications and Working Relationships: The District Supervisor should maintain a good collaboration and communication with technical and financial partners (WFP, UNHCR) at field level also with local authorities, DMOs, Chief of health’s structures and local nutrition focal points. Location: Maroua/Garoua/Bertoua Type of Role: District supervisor Reports to: Project Coordinator Grade: B Closing Date: 05/01/2020 Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with. Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas. We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion. www.plan-international.org

Employer : Cameroonjobs

Location : www.cameroonjobs.net

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  • Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, social, journalism, communications, humanitarian or development aid, law, Sociology, science, public administration, international studies, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field, is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, public Information, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required. Three (3) years of field experience in the humanitarian affairs in complex emergency or natural disaster context is required. Management experience is desirable. Experience in a humanitarian context within the UN common system is desirable. Languages French and English are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English and French is required. 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 the 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. • Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat. • While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions. • The expression "Internal candidates", shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15. • Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. • For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. • The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English. • Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side of Inspira account holder homepage. • Applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application. In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, work experience, and language skills. Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application. • Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at midnight (New York time)on the deadline date. • Candidates found suitable and not selected for the announced duty station, may be selected for deployment to other duty stations. The selection will be for similar functions with similar requirements at the same level. • Please note that due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by national authorities, selected candidates may be required to start the assignment/appointment remotely, in agreement with the hiring manager, and until further notice.

Job Description:

  • This position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD), Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which is 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 principled 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. This temporary job opening is being advertised for the position of Humanitarian Affairs Officer in Yaoundé, OCHA Cameroon. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Head of Office, OCHA Cameroon. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: a) Coordination • Leads coordination and public information units and guide/support field offices in performing those functions. • Advises on range of policy issues related to safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance and the linkages with other related areas. • Coordinates response to complex emergencies, includes 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 the country. • Spearheads the production of appeals for international assistance, notably the humanitarian Response Plan and the humanitarian needs overview for Cameroon; facilitate the planning process (HPC) among humanitarian key stakeholders and ensure consistent implementation and reporting of field-based response monitoring process. • Acts as CERF focal point for Cameroon, ensures consistent and effective allocation process among UN agency, gathers data and analysis regarding impact and coordinate reporting on the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through OCHA. • Initiates and coordinates activities related to technical cooperation and technical assistance projects in disaster response and disaster response preparedness; formulates project proposals and relevant project documents; provides technical support to field work; reviews and clears project reports for submission to Government. • Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues; organizes follows-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues; and ensures the implementation of recommendations emanating from relevant studies. • Assists or leads, as appropriate, in the preparation of OCHA reports, studies, background papers, policy guidelines, correspondence, presentations, background papers, policy guidelines, and contributes to global UN or IASC-led reports (POC / IATF / PSEA / others). etc. • 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 PSEA and gender-related considerations. • In close coordination with the Head of Office, 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, etc. • Serves as the primary focal point on specific topics or policy-related issues; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues. • Organizes, participates and chairs working groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters. • Coordinates the work of the Humanitarian Country team in Cameroon, prepares agenda and delivers minutes, monitors implementation of decisions and insure high standard secretariat support. • On behalf of the Head of Office, chairs the Inter Cluster / Sector working group, prepares agendas, maintains high standards secretariat support and insures effective linkages with the Humanitarian Country team. • In close coordination with the Head of Office, dedicated OCHA staff and humanitarian partners, develops strategies and leads delivery of evidence-based advocacy around issues including access for humanitarian actors, protection of civilians, durable solutions to displacement and civil-military relations. • Plays a leading role in the advancement of the humanitarian-development- peace nexus collaboration in Cameroon, including supporting the further development and implementation of the collective outcome and joint approaches that maximize synergies while ensuring full respect for humanitarian principles. • Insures systematic and fluid dissemination of field-collected information and maintains permanent link with OCHA Information Management Unit securing accuracy and relevance of the information products. •Safeguards permanent two-way information flow between central and decentralized inter clusters / sectors coordination bodies; Leads yearly Inter Cluster / Sector joint field mission to sub-offices in country. • Leads the Coordination Unit internal yearly work planning process and contribute to the Unit budget setting. • Manages the staff of the Coordination Unit in Yaoundé, provides leadership and work direction to assigned work team, and/or mentors and supervises the work of new/junior officers. b) Public Information • Works with Partners (UN Agencies, Government, International and local NGOs, Donors,) to develop and coordinate and implement campaigns system-wide and to incorporate the campaign messages and themes into all relevant events and products. • Coordinates, provides advice and expertise to the Head of Office, senior officers and other public information staff on a range of humanitarian-related communications and issues, methods, and approaches; anticipates and resolves communications/strategic public engagement issues/problems, to include the provision of an effective crisis communications support and/or surge capacity mechanisms in the event of a crisis in Cameroon. • Develops and participates in strategic partnerships with key constituencies, including members of the United Nations communications groups in the country, to elicit support for and maximize impact of promotional objectives; may serve on behalf of the Head of Office as a principal liaison to governmental bodies, national groups, private sector organizations, educational organizations, international organizations, etc. • Contributes to communication material for OCHA and UN websites and social media accounts, newsletters, periodicals, reports and books, and edits draft materials prepared by junior officers. • Evaluates results and impact of communications activities, reports on developments, trends and attitudes towards humanitarian organisations and activities in Cameroon. • Represents OCHA in meetings and conferences; and assists the Humanitarian Coordinator and the Head of office to fulfilling speaking engagements and advocating issues of concern; organizes media coverage and arranges for media contacts, briefings, interviews regarding humanitarian affairs in Cameroon. • Coordinates OCHA internal daily reporting to Regional office and Headquarter; • Builds information networks and communities of practice; plans and oversees maintenance of publicly accessible information materials on the United Nations both on- and off-line; plans and develops outreach activities. • Manage the Public Information (PI) staff within the office, mentors and supervises the work of junior officers across the country on specific PI projects. • Performs other duties as requested by the OCHA Head of Office and the UN RC/HC. Competencies • PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems. Analytical capacity and particularly the ability to quickly analyze 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, oversee or contribute to research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian 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. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. • 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. Capacity to act as a facilitator between a large number of stake holders; Proven experience on preparation of written reports prepared in an accurate and concise manner; Public presentation and debate direction skills. • 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. • MANAGING PERFORMANCE: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly. 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 website, https://careers.un.org

Employer : UN Jobs

Location : www.unjobs.org

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE: Has experience analysing programme output and outcome data. General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards. STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of secondary school education. Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in French and English Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Job purpose: To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): * Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards. Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items. Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making. Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services. Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations. Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas. Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES: 4P Theme Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Helps teammates articulate WFP's Strategic Objectives. Be a force for positive change Suggests potential improvements to team's work processes to supervisor. Make the mission inspiring to our team Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Articulates how own unit's responsibilities will serve WFP's mission. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities. Create an inclusive culture Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues. Focus on getting results Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency. Make commitments and make good on commitments Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments. Be Decisive Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field. Connect and share across WFP units Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor. Build strong external partnerships Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals. Be politically agile & adaptable Develops an understanding of the value of WFP's teams and external partners in fulfilling team's goals and objectives. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Aligns own activities with supervisor's priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Strategic Management Displays basic understanding of WFP's policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship. Performance Management Applies knowledge of WFP's performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards. Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP's strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards. Data Analytics and Visualization Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities. Programme Monitoring and Review Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 27/04/2020 WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service. www.wfp.org

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  • Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For P3/NOC - 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree Field(s) of Education Law, Political Science, Economics, International Relations, Business Administration, Social Science or other relevant field. (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential) Certificates and/or Licenses In future: completion of the IACLP (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) Relevant Job Experience Essential: - Experience of working in an inter-agency environment at field or Headquarters level. - Experience of liaising with governments and/or the donor community. - Thorough understanding of UNHCR's protection mandate and core mission. - Thorough understanding of humanitarian coordination processes and recent inter-agency developments related to the IASC and the broader UN. Desirable: - Inter-agency coordination role. - Drafting joint appeal/ refugee response plan/HRP. - Experience with another UN agency or partner. Functional Skills ER-Inter-Agency Coordination Mechanisms (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English. This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Position Competencies C001L3 - Accountability Level 3 C002L3 - Teamwork & Collaboration Level 3 C003L3 - Communication Level 3 C004L3 - Commitment to Continuous Learning Level 3 C005L3 - Client & Result Orientation Level 3 C006L3 - Organizational Awareness Level 3 M001L3 - Empowering and Building Trust Level 3 M003L3 - Judgement and Decision Making Level 3 X001L3 - Analytical Thinking Level 3 X005L3 - Planning and Organizing Level 3 X008L3 - Stakeholder Management Level 3 Additional Information The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Job Description:

  • Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Inter-Agency Coordination Officer is usually located in Country Operations, Multi-Country Offices, Regional Bureaux, Regional Refugee Coordinator¿s Office or in the Partnership and Coordination Service (PCS) in Headquarters. S/he plays a crucial role in ensuring UNHCR¿s approach to partnership and inter-agency processes are consistent, strategic and coherent. The main aim is to ensure that UNHCR can fulfil its role to support the Government to lead the refugee response, coordinate other actors - including development actors at the early stages of a refugee response - and support the adherence to UNHCR inter agency commitments in IDP situations. This should be done in line with UNHCRs Mandate, the Global Compact for Refugees, the IDP policy, and agreed inter-agency commitments. More specifically, s/he advises the senior management on inter-agency processes and related positioning, coordination, advocacy, information, resource allocation, fundraising, reporting, and communication with government entities, other UN agencies, NGOs, civil society actors, private sector media, other relevant actors. This requires strong engagement in humanitarian inter-agency processes, as well as knowledge and interaction with regional entities and processes. The IA Coordination Officer assists senior management with ensuring staff are aware of the humanitarian architecture kept informed and can act in line with ongoing development processes related to the UNDS reform and the 2030 agenda as they impact on UNHCR. The overall goal of the position is to strengthen and enhance the effectiveness of UNHCR¿s leadership roles and responses to situations affecting people of concern to UNHCR (refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs, stateless persons, returnees, host communities) through an open and transparent partnership approach. ¿ All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity. Duties - Advise and assist senior managers to formulate and communicate UNHCR positions on inter- agency matters, internally and externally, providing briefing notes, talking points and issue papers for relevant discussions in-house, with partners, including governmental counterparts, UN agencies and NGOs, donors, ExCom and in inter-agency fora. - Promote UNHCR's policies and linkages within multilateral processes, including humanitarian and development processes as elaborated by the humanitarian working groups, the Inter- Agency Standing Committee, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG), as well as in regional and country levels. - Contribute to the effective establishment and maintenance of coordination mechanisms and tools, in line with the refugee coordination model and globally-agreed arrangements applicable in various situations (refugee-only; mixed refugee-IDPs; refugee and migrant movements), including through the development of joint appeals, regional refugee response plans, regional refugee and migrant response plans, refugee and resilience plans, comprehensive responses. - Ensure these mechanisms (which may include regional coordination mechanisms, country-level multi-sector groups, refugee protection working group, information management) are inclusive and engage with all relevant stakeholders, including government counterparts, civil society (international and national NGOs) and donors. - Where the IASC cluster system is activated, ensure senior management and country operations have the latest information on response strategies, UNHCR¿s inter -agency commitments and other relevant data. - In the context of inter-agency appeals, advise senior management on established procedures and best practices. - Maintain frequent formal and informal contacts with his/her counterparts in other organisations. - With support from PCS/DER and senior management, responsible for furthering understanding within UNHCR on inter- agency issues and priorities and inform other staff on policy developments and reform initiatives within the humanitarian sphere, as well as the broader UN and development processes. This includes updating key staff on the developments within the Inter- Agency frameworks, UN reforms, Global Compact, as well as promoting and stimulating UNHCR's implementation of key reforms within the humanitarian and development architecture. - Assist senior management and country offices to ensure internal institutional coherence and coordination of actions pursued for a strong refugee coordination system under government leadership where possible, with accompanying planning instruments in the delivery of refugee responses. - Articulate UNHCR¿s priorities in the inter-agency arena, including the commitment to humanitarian principles. - Where there is lack of clarity as to UNHCR¿s positions and priorities, identify the issues and bring this to senior management attention. - Support/coordinate evaluations/reviews of coordination systems, including by other agencies. - Maintain close contact with DER (PCS) on emerging issues. - Perform other related duties as required. For positions in the Regional Bureaux, Multi-Country offices or RRC offices only: - Promote within relevant country operations coordinated approaches to decision making frameworks, especially in regards to humanitarian inter agency processes, but also with a focus on development processes as they impact on UNHCR in the field. - Operationalize UNHCR¿s inter-agency policies and maintain an inclusive inter-agency regional approach. - Advise UNHCR¿s senior management on engagement in regional inter-agency processes, including regional Economic Commissions and regional UNSDG, as well as regional fora (ASEAN,IGAD, ECOWAS, etc). - Establish regional coordination mechanisms and/or consultation fora for situations led by UNHCR. This should include, inter alia: support to RRC (if appointed); information-management; reporting. - Assist the office to ensure timely preparedness activities across the region / multi-countries, including through participation and where necessary coordination of inter-agency contingency planning processes. - Liaise with other UN agencies and other inter government agencies and fora at the regional level to find areas of cooperation, joint initiatives and where applicable negotiate joint agreements or work programmes to further protection and assistance for persons of concern. - Where applicable, coordinate the compilation of a regional refugee response plan (in some situations, this could be a regional refugee and migrant response plan or a refugee and resilience plan), as well as its monitoring and the tracking of financial contributions. - In close collaboration with the IM team, ensure efficient and timely circulation of information to stakeholders, including through the production of regular and up-to-date information, key messages and regional situational analysis. - Ensure effective coordination mechanisms are in place in country operations including through field missions, to safeguard harmonized position and communication between national and regional coordination mechanisms UNHCR leads or is actively engaged in. - Advise field operations on how to facilitate UNHCR¿s catalytic and convener¿s role in the context of the Global Compact on Refugees. - Advise field operations on how to engage in UNDAF processes. - Organize regional-level capacity building, as required. - Support the organization of annual regional NGO consultations and facilitate events as required. - Alert the HQ (DER and DESS) on issues related to coordination arrangements interface with development and humanitarian systems. For positions in the Partnership and Coordination Service only: - Assist in the liaison with other UN agencies and other inter government agencies and fora to find areas of cooperation, joint initiatives and where applicable negotiate joint agreements, letters and MOUs to further refugee protection and assistance as well as agreements for other persons of concern. - Advise the Regional Bureaux, Multi-Country offices, RRC offices and Country operations on inter-agency and coordination matters. - Compile inputs and draft reports or comments for key inter-agency processes, amongst others the Secretary General¿s report for ECOSOC on humanitarian coordination and UNHCR¿s self-report on commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit. - Assist with UNHCR¿s participation in the various inter agency initiatives such as the WHS follow-up, IASC products, ECOSOC Humanitarian Segment, in cooperation with other divisions and UNHCR New York. - Draft input and coordinate the input of others into annual reports in the area of partnership and coordination, such as the Global Appeal and Report and into Standing Committee documents. - Carry out field support missions, as required. - Contribute to the compilation of briefing papers, TPs, and data collection on coordination issues and UNHCR¿s interagency response. - Support the organization of Annual NGO Consultations. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://public.msrp.unhcr.org Additional Information Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees). Closing Date Please note that the closing date for vacancies in the March 2020Compendium is Thursday 16 April 2020 (midnight Geneva time)

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  • ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master's) in Management/Personnel Administration or Law or Political Science or International Relation or Economics or a related field plus minimum 8 years of previous work experience relevant to the function. Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) plus 9 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 7 years of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted. In-depth knowledge in all aspects of UNHCR mandate and its Field level application. Applied knowledge of protection principles, operational arrangements/standards in relation to protection, assistance, UNHCR office management and staff administration. Should be conversant in the current priorities in the organisation and existing mechanisms within the organisation to implement those priorities. Basic computer skills and working knowledge in MS office software. Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES Working experience both in UNHCR HQ and/or a Regional Office and the Field UNHCR Specific learning/training activities ( i.e. Learning Programme in Management & Operations) Knowledge of additional UN languages.

Job Description:

  • ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT Head of a UNHCR Sub Office (HoSO) is a senior managerial position within a given country operation. The incumbent carries the full delegated authority of the UNHCR Representative (or the country Manager) of the country, who will exercise entire supervisory managerial responsibility over the position. The position, on the other hand, provides all information on developments in relation to the protection (legal protection issues relating to the persons of concern to UNHCR), security (Physical security in relation to the UNCR staff and the persons of concern to UNHCR) and operational matters (programme and office management / administration) within the domain of its geographical area of responsibility to the UNHCR Representative (or the country manager) on a regular and timely manner. Subject to the specific legal or socio economic or security developments in the Area of Responsibility (AOR), Representative will direct and guide the Head of the Sub office to take the most appropriate course of action. Concerning overall physical security concerns, HoSO will liaise directly with the competent UN security coordinator while keeping the UNHCR Representative fully informed. While the functional responsibility of a Head of a Sub Office will always remain the same despite its grade level, the other parameters (therefore the depth and breadth of the competencies) such as the size of the population of concern to UNHCR, their specific legal/security concerns, volume of assistance, Number of operational / Implementing partners and the size of the Office (i.e. number of UNHCR staff and their grade levels) will determine the appropriate grade level. The operational autonomy also depends upon the same parameters/competencies. As the most senior UNHCR staff member within the given geographical area, he/she is required to liaise with all the relevant senior government officials, security organs in the area, the Head of various Non-Governmental Organisations (both national and internationals based in the area), Civilian/tribal leaders/elders, local opinion makers and the local media net-work to ensure his/her assigned responsibilities are effectively and efficiently discharged. As the extended field representative of UNHCR at the front line of High Commissioner's operations, he/she remain as the effective advocate and assistant to the local authorities to ensure that the respective government authorities in the area implement their conventional responsibilities in favour of refugees and others of concern to UNHCR. FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT Accountability The Convention concerning the treatment of asylum seekers, IDPs, refugees, returnees and the stateless, where applicable, is disseminated to the local authorities. UNHCR policies and standards are applied consistently in the AOR to ensure quality protection of populations of concern. A healthy, safe and respectful working environment is provided to the workforce in the AOR. Responsibility Monitor and report on the implementation of refugee conventional responsibilities and international obligations of the local authorities Vis a Vis the population of concern to UNHCR within the given geographical area; based on local situations/developments make appropriate recommendation to the UNHCR Representative. Advocate and promote UNHCR standards concerning the treatment of asylum seekers, refugees and returnees as well as IDPs, where applicable; Advocate, promote and encourage the concerned authorities and local opinion makers to uphold established UNHCR standards that have become the international norms. Ensure that the basic needs of the concerned population are properly assessed with the participation of the beneficiaries themselves, the host governments and/or the competent Implementing partners and/or UNHCR itself. Subject to the needs, ensure that the planning, formulation and budgeting of identified assistance projects are done as per UNHCR programme cycle; upon approval of assistance project, ensure the timely implementation and rigorous monitoring of identified assistance activities Ensure through the subordinate staff that all deadlines for monitoring and reporting of UNHCR operational activities (i.e. include assistance as well as Administrative) are met on a regular basis. Manage all UNHCR resources, both human, financial/material, at an optimum level for the wellbeing of the concerned population and the UNHCR staff. Ensure that all security measures of UNHCR office (and residential, where ever applicable) compounds are always up to date; any security breaches and/or potential security threat should be reported immediately to competent UN security coordinator in the country. Ensure that staff welfare, both in terms of working and living conditions, are maintained at a satisfactory level within the constraints in the operational area; this requires remaining current in health and medical facilities locally available and evacuation options available in a moment of medical urgency. Guide, coach and advocate the subordinate staff to maintain highest standards of conduct and behaviour thorough one¿s own practice and deeds. Prepare and submit regular reports, both verbally and written, to the UNHCR Representative. In the event of substantial telephone conversation that leads to specific action or non-action, it should be recorded and share with the other party. Any other responsibilities/functions deemed necessary or as delegated by the UNHCR Representative of the country in order to meet the level of the services in the organization. Authority Represent UNHCR in inter-agency fora and with local authorities in the AOR. Enforce compliance with UNHCR's global protection, programme, finance, human resources and security policies and standards. Submit project proposals for assistance to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR Representation in coordination with local authorities and NGOs. How to Apply Interested applicants should submit their application online on the UNHCR Careers Page at https://www.unhcr.org/careers.html by clicking on "Vacancies". Closing date for applications: 16 April 2020 (midnight Geneva time). The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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  • Qualification and Experience GCE A/ Level or its equivalent. A degree in social sciences, law, education or related field with good knowledge of established international child protection standards and CPIE principles, can be an advantage; with at least 2 years of experience in Social Work or community development. Be able to speak English. Ability to speak the local language of the assigned zone will also be an added advantage. Has experience in working with children (boys and girls) Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Resident in the assigned communities Skills Timely and effective delivery of project activities and other outputs (reports, etc.) Commitment to child protection, gender equality and participation Skills in participatory assessment, recreational activities, informal education, life skills training and sensitization on child and adolescent protection and prevention of GBV. Good computer skills (Microsoft Words, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer) Ability to network with grassroots structures. Competence in working with survivors from CPIE abuses, case management Behaviors Commitment and adherence to humanitarian values and standards, Not been involved in any child protection issues Demonstrates neutrality in the current socio-political crisis. Works with trustworthiness and integrity Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks, diverse cultural contexts and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner. Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive under pressure.

Job Description:

  • Purpose: The CP Social/Case worker will be responsible for providing social services ensuring in line with key child protection principles including best interests of the child, confidentiality, do no harm and child participation. The case worker will work closely with conflict affected children including Unaccompanied and Separated Children and other vulnerable children at risk of and survivors of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect, providing case management services in line with Plan’s Standard Operating procedures, and Global minimum standards of child protection case management. Social /Case Worker (Service Provider or Staff): Responsible for supervising the activities of Community Focal Points, provide training on Child Protection Community Based Mechanisms(CPCBM), support women of CPCBM to counsel girls on sexuality related issues, follow-up identified cases needing psychosocial support and supervises the radio programs. Liaison between the Community Focal Point and CPiE Specialist. The Social Worker will provide regular reports on program activities his/her zone of intervention on weekly/monthly basis to the CPiE Project Coordinator. He/she will be responsible for consolidating monitoring data from the zone allocated to him/her. The Social Worker will also provide support to Community Focal Point in making referrals to local protection agencies, if concerns are raised about children by beneficiaries and others humanitarian actors. He/she will approve any referrals made. He/she will ensure that data is collected and consolidated as required. Major Responsibilities The Social/Case worker will assume full responsibility to assess the level of risk that children are exposed to, and immediately report any cases that could evolve into high risk cases to the direct line Supervisor (Case Management Officer/CPiE Project Coordinator/CPIE Specialist). Identify, prioritize, assess and support children at risk of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect. Monitor and report on child protection issues and violations in assigned communities or zone. Provide case management services in line with the National Standard Operating Procedures for case management & Global Child Protection Case Management Guidelines. Take at least 25 identified CP cases of vulnerable children from Initial Assessment to Case Closure using the Inter-Agency Case Management forms during the project performance period. Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management and that cases are prepared for case discussions/case management meetings Ensure regular case review meetings and conferences are conducted to reflect on progress and to accommodate the lessons learned and improve case management system accordingly; [participate in Best Interest Determination as appropriate. Be proactive in identifying opportunities to better support children through facilitating processes, systems etc. Ensure adequate alternative care services: Seek to understand traditional care strategies for UASC (including potential protection risks linked to these). Assess the capacity of the community to absorb children that need care, and the complementary support that is potentially required. Mobilize community leaders and community-based organizations (such as foster parents' groups) to support alternative care. Provide psychosocial support for children in care, parents and caregivers Provide parents and caregivers with information on child psychosocial distress, and on how they can support their children to recover, as well as access services. Establish regular structured recreational activities, led by community volunteers/Community focal points, and coordinate these with other activities. This may include child friendly spaces, ensuring that age and gender-sensitive activities are developed and implemented for children and adolescents. Work with other sectors to ensure that they consider the protection and wellbeing of children and assist them to make their services child-friendly and accessible. Ensure full responsibility & accountability –for maintaining, drafting and updating reports which include case management reports and field activities report. Promotes and ensures the principles of child protection and child participation are respected within the Plan International projects and with identified child protection resources at field level. Support training and orientation of CPC members, Community Focal Points and Foster families on child protection, SGBV and positive parenting. Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Ensure CPIE risk assessment is done for assigned zone Ensure all child protection concerns are reported and also participate in case management meetings. Ensure the action plans of Girl/Boys clubs, CBCPM and that for the animation of CFS are closely follow-up by Community Focal Point. Report on opportunities and constraints and any adjustments needed in the project. Ensure assessment, documentation, good follow up of all referred cases and report accordingly; Follow-up survivors from child abuses, identification and evaluations of their needs Give feedback on the project during community meetings with beneficiaries and Community leaders a month. Ensure Children and Young People Safe Guarding Policy of Plan International Cameroon is respected by all. Comply with Plan International’s Fraud Policy at all times to safeguard and protect Plan’s assets and reputation of honesty. Information and Co-ordination Provide regular weekly updates with inputs from all Community Animators Submit monthly reports to CPiE Project Coordinator on activities implemented. With the permission of the CPiE Specialist can represent Plan in CPIE stake holders meetings. Human Resources and Administration Participate in the training and briefing of Social Workers and Community Focal Points of CFS and other key stakeholders on CPiE and/or related issues. Dealing with Problems Maintain neutrality to the on-going crisis. The job requires intense interventions on the field, in areas often at risk. This requires prudence, vigilance and compliance with security instructions on the part of the animator. Excellent and creative leadership skills will be utilized to properly implement the activities, in accordance with the standards, principles and with possible resistance from colleagues as is often the case in emergency response work S/he should work under pressure and accept travels and stays in areas often austere. Key relationships Keeps and maintain high contact with children, their families and communities Maintains a high contact with other partners at the Divisional Delegation of Health, Social Affairs, Ministry of Women Empowerment and the Family, Basic Education, networks and other organizations. Maintains high contact with local partners. NEXT STEP: To apply for this job, kindly click on "Apply". Your application should include: A cover letter A comprehensive CV including details of two referees, one of whom should be your current of most recent supervisor Location: Bamenda – CAMEROON * Closing date: April 14th, 2020 Plan International Cameroon operates in an equal opportunity environment and actively encourages diversity. Only applications received in French or English, will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan international has a child protection and gender equality policies that are integral part of the recruitment process. www.plan-international.org

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • 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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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • 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/

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • 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.

Job Description:

  • 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

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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • 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.

Job Description:

  • 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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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 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.

Job Description:

  • 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

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • 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

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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.

Employer : UN Jobs

Location : www.unjobs.org