• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Fixed Term
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Mandatory Requirements Fluency in French and English Graduate level education or equivalent work experience Significant experience in insecure/conflict-affected environments with progressive seniority Proven writing, editing, and analytical skills and a keen eye for detail – the position entails substantial report editing and reviewing. Acceptance and strong understanding of humanitarian principles Thorough understanding of humanitarian access issues Demonstrable understanding of humanitarian safety practices and their application Mature leadership and staff management experience in multi-cultural settings Excellent networking, diplomatic, and representative communication skills Preferred Characteristics Experience working in Cameroon with demonstrable understanding of the context. Experience in staff capacity development and training Experience with NGO project management, including donor reporting and relations. First-hand experience of crisis management Existing information networks and/or local language skills Detailed understanding of INSO mandate & services Key Personal Competencies Good listener Effective communicator Excellent analyst Team player Excellent interpersonal skills

Job Description:

  • Job Summary: We are now seeking a qualified and experienced analyst and manager to serve as our Deputy Director. This position is based in Yaoundé with travel to the field and reports to the Country Director. You will oversee all aspects of service delivery and play a key role in ensuring that INSO provides the best support possible to NGOs responding to the crisis in CMR. Specific responsibilities include the recruitment, training, and management of a team of senior analysts (Safety Advisors), editorial review of key INSO products, monitoring, and continual improvement of compliance with service delivery standards and support to the Country Director in the broader development of the program. You will have a strong background in NGO safety and security, be outgoing, inquisitive and detail oriented, and have significant experience building and leading high performing teams. You should have the ability to analyse complex security issues and contexts. Major Responsibilities: Team Leadership and Management Direct management of the program team; including recruitment, training, orientation, and on-the-job mentoring Steering the program during the Country Director’s absence Service Delivery Editorial responsibility for bi-monthly analytical report Support the Country Director in the preparation of quarterly reports and monthly CD meetings. Supervise and provide quality assurance of INSO service delivery, including: 24/7 flash reporting, safety and access roundtable meetings, analytical reports, crisis management support, etc. Along with the Information Manager, ensure the Conflict Humanitarian Data Centre (CHDC) is up to date and that all standards and internal protocols are respected. Prove representation and liaison towards third parties, including NGOs, the UN and international donors. Program Development Support program development and implementation Develop and implement internal security management policy, SOPs and guidelines. How to Apply Please send your application to jobs@cmr.ngosafety.org and reference “Deputy Director” in the subject line. Applications are accepted in English or French. Cover Letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation for applying, and what you hope to bring to INSO Cameroon. Updated CV. One relevant and substantive writing sample in French that demonstrates your analytical and report writing abilities (10-page max, for internal candidates a longer analytical INSO report for which you are the sole author will be accepted). Please do not send any additional information. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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