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Date Posted : Jun 29, 2020
Finance Assistant (WFP0 Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ACCOUNTANCY/FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the Finance and accounting area will be an added value. A University degree in Business Administration or related fields will be an asset. Working Languages: Fluency in either English or French and good working knowledge of the other. Essential Experience: At least three (3) years of professional experience in Finance, Accounting, Audit or relevant fields, with great independence, decision making authority, supervision of staff and managing complex funding situation. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS In-depth knowledge of financial management and reporting procedures Professional experience in IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards), IFRS or any other international accounting standards. Knowledge of internal/external audit and oversights Good knowledge of SAP or ERP software General knowledge of UN system policies, rules and regulations Has experience working with auditors and other third-party vendors Ability to work independently with minimum instructions and supervision; Ability to easily adapt and cope with a multicultural environment; Ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds; Good computer knowledge and skills; Ability to work under tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple tasks in an autonomous manner; Ability to work creatively in a busy environment on several projects simultaneously; Ability to handle any other additional tasks as requested by his/her supervisor. Excellent written and communication skills in English or French; High level of confidentiality and excellent customer relation; Commitment to continuous learning and improvement; Ability to monitor delivery from core manager and draw attention on variance

Job Description:

  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. JOB PURPOSE: WFP Cameroon in seeking a Finance Assistant to coordinate and provide finance and budget services involving the recording and interpretation of financial and budgetary information to ensure the efficient functioning of the support services and inform decision-making. The incumbent is expected to manage resources and coach team of support staff or specific support service (s). KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Under direct supervision of the Senior Finance Associate and overall supervision of Head of Finance and Administration, the Finance Assistant will among other tasks perform the following activities: Verify vendor and customer claims for accuracy and conformance with WFP finance rules and regulations; perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that goods have been received or services rendered; and ensure timely recording; Monitor invoice tracking system (ITS) against Purchase Order /contracts or other documents to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that goods have been received or services rendered; Initiate payment vouchers according to WFP financial rules and regulations; Process advance payment (receive request for advance payment, review request, post down payment request); Perform accounting transactions (Park general ledger document); Manage payment procedure (prepare payment documents and send them for signature, manage individual check payments and payments by bank transfer, file invoice documentation); Ensure full support to UNHAS activities (Focal Point) Ensure full support to all corridor activities (Alternate) Perform any other duties . 4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities: Purpose 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. People 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. Performance 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. Partnership 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. Functional Capabilities: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Internal Controls & Compliance Demonstrates basic knowledge of internal controls, risk management, and monitoring mechanisms and their applicability to WFP's critical activities. Performance Budgeting, Analysis & Reporting Demonstrates participation in business planning efforts by developing basic project-level budgets and forecasts, incorporating information from various sources as appropriate to monitor KPIs. Resource Management Demonstrates ability to track and compile reports on HQ and Field staffing and resource usage on a project-level basis. Financial Mgmt. & Accounting Principles Applies knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices to ensure compliance with WFP policies, applicable procedures and accounting standards. Supply Chain and Operations Knowledge Demonstrates basic understanding of WFP programme, implementation, and supply chain principles (including project modalities & structures). Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. 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. Deadline for applications: 09/07/2020 Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org/vacancies

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Date Posted : Apr 27, 2020
Education in Emergencies Officer (Plan Int.) Bamenda/Buea
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : EDUCATION

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Expériences Be a holder of a University degree (Bac+4) in a discipline in social sciences (education, sociology, anthropology) or equivalent ; Good understanding of the Cameroonian education system (problems, strategies and actors, public and private providers, partners and NGOs) ; In-depth knowledge of barriers to girl’s access to education and strategies to overcome them ; Work experience in conflict areas is an asset ; Have a good experience working with communities and local partners ; Demonstrate an experience of at least 3 years in the field of education projects and emergency community mobilization ; Ability to work under pressure as a member of a team or independently and to meet deadlines consistently ; Capacity for communication, coordination and cooperation within multidisciplinary teams ; Planning, monitoring, work organization, quality judgement, problem solving and decision-making skills ; Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Behaviours Be honest, patient, flexible, rigorous ; Be proactive ; Have a team spirit.

Job Description:

  • Role Purpose Plan International is one of the largest international actors responding to the Anglophone crisis in the North-West, South-West, Littoral, and West regions in Cameroon; implementing projects across a variety of sectors. Plan International is looking to continue supporting vulnerable children – particularly girls – and assess how Plan can further expand the way these girls and boys are supported through education. Therefore, to help Plan International explore the possibilities of supporting girls and boys through education, Plan is seeking an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Project Officer to help Plan’s response in the education sector. The EiE Officer will work under the supervision of the EiE Program Manager. The EiE Officer will ensure access to formal and non-formal, inclusive and quality basic education in a protective environment for girls and boys at primary school level. The EiE Project Officer will facilitate and supervise all aspects of the education projects at the state level: supervise distribution of administration, education and school materials, support teacher-training programmes, follow up and monitor activities to make evaluations and suggest improvements to the project. S/he is the link between Plan and the division and sub division. He/She will ensure a good collaboration with communities and different implementing partners in the field. He will also entertain functional relationships with other staffs of the project. Dimensions of Role Active in 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International strives to reach as many children as possible, especially those who are excluded or marginalized, through high quality interventions with long-term benefits, increased revenues, partnerships with other organizations and effective operations. The EiE Officer will be under the supervision of the program Manager. He will work closely with the program Manager to ensure the good collaboration with the communities and the various partners of implementation in the field. He will maintain functional relationships with other members of the project staff. KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: The EiE Project Officer will be expected to: Work closely with the EiE Program Manager in implementing and developing all aspects of the EiE Program. Assist the program manager in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of operational partnership agreements or agreements Ensure education continuity and the protection of children in the areas of intervention; Compile and submit monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and reports to the EiE Program Manager. Work closely with the entire EiE team and CPiE team areas in implementing and developing all aspects of the EiE response with a focus on clarifying to the community the role and responsibilities of the Child Community Support Structures (CCSS) facilitators, Community Based and Community Based Management Committees (CBMC) running Non- Formal learning spaces. Ensure effective community mobilization during the project implementation cycle Sensitize Work with communities to encourage enrolment of girls. Assist in planning, organizing and overseeing training activities for CCSS facilitators, CBMCs, teachers, Focal Points for Capitation Grants, MHM Groups Supervise to ensure timely and accurate delivery of material supplies to CCSS and other Learning Spaces Manage and account for cash/floats for activities such as CCSS facilitators trainings and community mobilization workshops, and other components of training programmes. Lead workshops for communities, children and others as designated related on the value of education and the links between child protection and education. Ensure that all Plan supported schools are visited on regular basis, data collected and documented. Develop a monthly individual activity plan and support the EiE Program Manager in developing similar activity plans for effective implementation of project activities. Contribute to develop actions that strengthen the resilience of communities in projects Contribute to develop innovative education alternatives adapted to the living environment of children and to the establishment of a preventive mechanism against early primary school abandonment Ensure the capacity building of local partners involved in the implementation of the project Ensure the implementation of activities on time and in accordance with the implementation action plan Perform any task related to the activities of the position at the request of the EiE Program Manager Contribute to the achievement of expected results Support the development of project-specific reporting templates for each level of implementation and each actor Contribute to the periodic reporting of progress by ensuring the documentation of budget results and estimates Support efforts to learn from and benefit from processes or good practices Contribute to the documentation of results (photos and texts), case studies and good practices Ensure the sharing and dissemination of good practices and results of the project with all the actors of the implementation, on the one hand and within Plan-International Support the project in the planning process and produce the necessary documents for the project Ensure the capitalization of good experiences and practices and allow their wide dissemination Dealing with problems : This position will require on the incumbent to be constantly in a critical and creative reflection on the appropriate mechanisms for implementing projects. He must be able to provide alternatives to colleagues in charge of project in the field facing problems : Ability to take responsibility for analyzing and providing responses to Education for children in general and girls in particular ; Perfect integration of Education in Plan International programs and projects ; Accountability for meeting donor requirements ; Accountability for self-ownership and ownership of programs by communities. Communication et working relations : Internally : The communication is primarily directed to the line manager (project manager and project team members with the help of the EiE Specialist) to collect revisions/validations of technical documents, to inform on the progress of activities, to solicit support, etc. At the external level : For planning, follow-up of institutional analysis and capacity building plans : Communities, Mayors ; Local Administrative Autorities ; Deconcentrated technical partners. Frequency of contact with children Very high : The job holder has a very high level of contact with the children he is brought to visit during trips in the field. 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: Buea – CAMEROON Closing date: May 02nd, 2020 Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.plan-international.org

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Date Posted : Mar 04, 2020
COORDINATEUR de PROTECTION (Intersos)
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 06 Months
  • Prefered Sex : None
  • Sector of Vacancy : Coordinateur de Protection

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Bachelier (Licence) dans un domaine pertinent (Sciences Sociales, Psychologie, Travail social, Droits de l'homme, Droit international humanitaire ou autres domaines liés au développement social et au travail humanitaire); Maîtrise (MA ou LLM) en Droits de l'Homme, Droit International Humanitaire ou dans des domaines connexes est souhaitable; Excellente connaissance de l'informatique (Word, Excel et Internet); Professional experience Au moins cinq années d'expérience professionnelle pertinente dans des secteurs liés à la protection, de préférence au sein d'une ONG internationale, et trois années avec un diplôme de l'enseignement supérieur (Master / LLM); Solides connaissances théoriques, techniques et pratiques en protection Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et de communication et capacité à travailler et à s'intégrer dans une équipe multiculturelle; Capacité à travailler sous pression et flexibilité; Résolution de problèmes, dynamique, maturité et proactivité; Compétences diplomatiques dans le réseautage avec les partenaires, les autorités et les donateurs; Expérience dans des situations d'urgence complexes impliquant des déplacements internes Compétences en matière de rapports, expérience des outils et des systèmes de surveillance, de collecte et d’analyse de données; Professional requirements Au moins cinq années d'expérience professionnelle pertinente dans des secteurs liés à la protection, de préférence au sein d'une ONG internationale, et trois années avec un diplôme de l'enseignement supérieur (Master / LLM); Solides connaissances théoriques, techniques et pratiques en protection Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et de communication et capacité à travailler et à s'intégrer dans une équipe multiculturelle; Capacité à travailler sous pression et flexibilité; Résolution de problèmes, dynamique, maturité et proactivité; Compétences diplomatiques dans le réseautage avec les partenaires, les autorités et les donateurs; Expérience dans des situations d'urgence complexes impliquant des déplacements internes Compétences en matière de rapports, expérience des outils et des systèmes de surveillance, de collecte et d’analyse de données; Languages Français et anglais courants. Personal requirements Aptitudes au raisonnement stratégique, capacité à fédérer des acteurs d’horizons différents autour d’une cause commune, expérience de mise en réseau, en plaidoyer, animation de groupes de travail. Savoir prendre en compte les dynamiques culturelles, ethniques et politiques locales. Faire preuve de leadership au sein d’une équipe, aptitudes à diriger une équipe de travail. Aptitudes à travailler dans des délais très courts. Esprit d’initiative, autonomie, excellentes qualités interpersonnelles, capacité à travailler dans un environnement multiculturel, sens de l’entregent.

Job Description:

  • En collaboration avec le Chef de Mission définir et coordonner la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de protection de la mission. Fournir des orientations et conseils techniques au personnel de la protection en veillant à ce que les différentes composantes du programme soient exécutées conformément aux directives internes et aux normes et principes internationaux, afin d’atteindre efficacement les objectifs de la mission, conformément à la vision et aux valeurs de INTERSOS. Main responsibilities and tasks Coordination et support: Contribuer à la conception de la stratégie de protection et fournir un appui technique et une assistance à la mise en œuvre d'activités liées à la protection; Contextualiser et adapter les directives internes et globales, en veillant à ce qu'elles soient déployées et connues de membres du personnel; Assurer la cohésion et l'harmonisation des activités et services de protection entre les différents sites de mise en œuvre de la mission; Offrir une formation et des ateliers aux membres du personnel de protection pour renforcer les compétences sur des sujets de protection spécifiques identifiés Organiser des formations et des ateliers à l'intention de membres du personnel autre que de protection afin de développer leurs compétences et connaissances relatives aux principes de protection et leur permettre d'intégrer la protection dans différents secteurs; Évaluer régulièrement les besoins et lacunes en matière de protection des populations cibles dans les zones d'opérations actuelles et futures, mettre à jour périodiquement l'analyse de la situation en matière de protection et informer les équipes de programme en conséquence; Créer des opportunités de partage d'expériences et d'apprentissage au sein de l'équipe de protection afin Postuler en ligne sur, https://www.intersos.org

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