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

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Experience working in a humanitarian project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context; Previous experience working with INGOs; Experience writing reports; or advocacy notes or in grants management; Documented results related to the position's responsibilities; Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal; Good networking skills; Proven experience with communication within the humanitarian sector would be a plus. Personal qualities Higher relevant university degree in Political Science, Project Management, Communication or related field; Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in humanitarian project management, advocacy, policy analysis roles; Knowledge of the Cameroon context, the humanitarian community and familiarity with the humanitarian architecture in Cameroon and the political situation; Knowledge of country and regional media and communication networks; Knowledge of communicating humanitarian needs and ethical reporting; Commitment to humanitarian principles and dedication to humanitarian work.

Job Description:

  • Duties and Responsibilities Background The International Humanitarian NGO Forum, codenamed The Coordination of Humanitarian International Non-Governmental Organizations (CHINGO) was formalized mid-2019 owing to a need for a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination of humanitarian plus early recovery interventions in Cameroon. Presently, CHINGO has a core membership of 16 members (and 4 observers) and is a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes. CHINGO is governed by an elected Steering Committee of Country Directors and is administratively hosted by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The INGO forum Officer will therefore have the specifics responsiblities below: Specific Responsibilities Information-sharing/Communication Facilitate information exchanges amongst INGOs and between INGOs and external stakeholders on key contextual and operational issues; Support the development of external communication products (local media and social media, annual reports); Contribute to the delivery of quality internal communication products. Coordination Support the organization of CHINGO meetings (monthly plenary, Steering Committee, Working groups and ad-hoc); Support in enhancing coordination between humanitarian International and national NGOs; Participate to and report on coordination meetings at field level on a regular basis; Facilitate the coordination with authorities (prepare talking points, participate to meetings with the coordinator, prepare a list of focal points, develop repository documents as needed). Advocacy Support research, data collection and analysis on topics agreed by the Steering Committee or Advocacy Working Group; Update and analyse program information and statistics made available by CHINGO members to support advocacy and media outreach; Participate and share minutes of the Advocacy Working Group; Ensure field realities are considered in advocacy messages developed in Yaoundé; Support the coordinator in the participation to meetings on advocacy and policy issues at national and regional levels; Contribute to talking points and briefing materials for private and public use; Prepare and update CHINGO Advocacy work plan; Support the organization of any advocacy initiative (roundtable, briefing etc). Administration and Finance Prepare and regularly update CHINGO's external lists of contacts; Update regularly CHINGO members' database in case of change in personnel; Support the development of reports on CHINGO's activities ; Contribute to any proposal development; Follow-up on application of new membership . We can offer Beginning: September 2020 Duration and type of contract: 6 months with possibility of extension subject to funding availability Duty Station: Yaoundé, Cameroon with 40 % of Travel Salary and benefits: As per NRC Cameroon Salary grid Location Carrefour Golf, Yaounde Cameroon Contacts Kenneth Kai Komba HR Manager Cameroon The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Apply via the via, https://unjobs.org/vacancie


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