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Date Posted : Feb 12, 2021
Programme Policy Officer (WFP) Bamenda
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 1 Year Appointment
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications and Key Requirements Education: Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, urban and rural planning, social sciences, agriculture, environmental sciences, agricultural insurance, project management and disaster risk management, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree in the same areas with 8 additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses. Experience: 5 years of progressive professional experience in emergency assistance, agricultural insurance and/or diverse aspects of national, bilateral or multilateral food assistance. Has experience working across diverse programme areas, including planning and implementation; experience in leading teams; programme experience at all levels from grassroots to management engagement. Experience in the establishment of partnerships with public and private sector actors; understanding of policy issues Has experience and performed the role of Government Liaison officer at national or provincial/regional level or with specific line ministries. Has proven leadership skills within an organization and with Governments, donors and other partners. Has extensive experience in conducting food security assessments, needs assessments, analysis of data, crafting response plans and recommendations for policy and programme development. Has experience working across the Program portfolio including VAM/Nutrition. Has led a Sub Office or a small country/area office programme team or a component of a country office programme portfolio. Has engaged in policy discussions and provided input into policy decisions. Has general knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration. Other Specific Job Requirements: Must have strong organizational skills with an ability to work independently, as part of a diverse team, work and to take an idea from theory to practice. Have Training and/or experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet, project management and other standard WFP software packages and systems Have ability to work systematically, use initiative, good judgement, and to communicate complex matters both orally and in writing; proven ability to work in a team environment and achieve common goals. Language: Fluent in English (Level C) and French (level C). Deadline for application

Job Description:

  • What will you do? This role is based in WFP Cameroon Country Office. The incumbent will report to the Head of Programme. The incumbent will operate with considerable independence in their specialities and may manage a team of national staff. The job purpose is to design and manage programmes that effectively meet food assistance needs or contribute to policy formulation and/or provide technical advice or oversight on programme strategy and implementation. The incumbent will act as the strategic outcome 1 coordinator for the crisis affected populations including refugees, IDPs, returnees and host population in Cameroon. Why work with us? WFP provides food assistance to more than 86 million people in 83 countries, including Cameroon. Your work will have a positive impact on lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. You will join a diverse team of professionals and will have an opportunity to exchange your experiences with your colleagues and continuously learning from each other. WFP invests in the training and development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, mentorship and other programs as well as through international mobility opportunities. Our team is growing nationally and internationally and the timing to join us cannot be better! Join us to make a difference, watch this video to know more about us!! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnaxfnNKdsM Key Responsibilities (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): At this position, you will: Formulate parts of WFP-wide programme policies in line with both organisational strategy and the practical realities of operating in the field; or translate WFP-wide programme policy into Country level practices, programme guidance and implementation modalities and operations, to ensure a clear and strong connection between HQ, RB and field operations. Develop operational partnerships and maintain established strategic partnerships to identify opportunities for collaborative approaches and initiatives that improve assistance packages and support advocacy work, with special focus on crisis response. Provide technical advice and support to programme activities to clarify ambiguities and ensure that policy and programme operations are consistent with WFP policies and other relevant guidance. Provide technical advice or mobilise technical expertise, on WFP’s programme and policy issues including the choice of objectives, activities, transfer modalities and the deployment and testing of innovative approaches and the development of strategies to support government efforts to reduce hunger and malnutrition. Manage or oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical programme reports, and a variety of information products or proposals for internal or external use. Advice and support the development of functional training in areas of expertise to enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partner to design and deliver effective food assistance programmes Take the lead in the translation and operationalization of WFP’s programme strategy into country level practices, including development of functional training to enhance the capacity of WFP staff, government and partners to design and deliver effective crisis response programmes through knowledge exchange, and joint management of activities Actively support and motivate the sub office programme team to achieve results and enable high performance, including through the provision of training and mentoring to enhance the capacity for WFP and partner staff to design and deliver effective food/cash and voucher assistance programmes. Strengthen WFP’s leadership status in forums relating to WFP programmes activities, and facilitate coordination with other UN agencies and NGOs to ensure that WFP activities complement one another and do not overlap, and that synergies for the food assistance responses are created and maintained Ensure that the WFP programme cycle incorporates gender and protection analysis, age and sex-disaggregated data, and gender-transformative activities. Liaise with different WFP units (Programme, Procurement, Administration, Finance, Logistics, ICT and Security, BPU) to ensure coordinated design and implementation of Cash Based Transfers (CBT) and in-kind food transfers In coordination with the CBT officer, provide effective support to Field Offices in SCOPE related activities to strengthen planning and timely implementation of CBT and In-Kind programming through SCOPE Liaise with Monitoring and Evaluation unit and Communication focal points to analyze feedback from beneficiaries and provide appropriate responses In close collaboration with the M&E, contribute to the operational research, outcome monitoring and evidence-building on issues relevant to the crisis response, ensuring documentation of the same in relevant information products for both internal and external use Contribute to the preparation of accurate reporting on CBT General Food Distributions activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information and assist in compiling monthly statistics Assist in establishing and refining Standard Operating Procedures, internal controls and procedures for effective delivery of assistance Assist in reviewing and monitoring general food distribution interventions, document lessons learnt, advantages and challenges; Undertake field missions to support Field Offices Coordination and partnerships: Ensure establishment and maintenance of high-level engagement with government counterparts to create an enabling environment for quality technical assistance; Foster productive partnerships with key stakeholders in government and UN agencies, I/NGOs, private sector and academia to ensure multi-sectoral and joint approaches to achieving improved food security and nutrition through social protection, school feeding, rice fortification, maternal child health and nutrition, livelihoods, climate change adaptation and resilience building etc. Advocate for incorporating gender perspectives and social inclusivity in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men from diverse social groups. Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages. Contribute to building and sustaining effective collaborative relationships with appropriate local government stakeholders in the areas of food security and nutrition policy and plan, social protection, nutrition, school-health and nutrition and livelihoods/resilience building. Represent WFP in different forums specifically in government forums at appropriate levels, food security forums, sharing information that enhance collaboration with government agencies and build support for WFP activities erms and Conditions 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 an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and where no form of discrimination is tolerated. We aim to achieve parity in our teams in West and Central Africa. Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Apply via the website, https://unjobs.org

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Date Posted : Oct 28, 2020
Resource Mobilization Officer (UNICEF) Yaounde
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  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment :
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have EDUCATION University degree in International Relations, Business Administration/Management, Marketing, Political Science, or other relevant discipline. WORK EXPERIENCE Minimum one year of relevant job experience (external relations, donor relations) at professional level in UNICEF or other organization that work in humanitarian relief/protection actives. LANGUAGES Fluency in French and English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable. Knowledge of any local language is an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The functional competencies required for this post are: Analyzing (I) Relating and Networking (II) Applying technical expertise (I) Learning and researching (I) Planning and organizing (I)

Job Description:

  • For every child,Protection UNICEF has been working in Cameroon since 1975 in order to allow women and children to fully realize their rights to development without restriction, as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides financials and technical support to Cameroon across seven areas in an effort to fully realize the rights of women and children. These areas include Health, HIV/AIDS, Water-sanitation-Hygiene, nutrition, education, child protection and social inclusion. UNICEF focuses mainly on children and the most vulnerable and excluded families. Cameroon 2020 population is estimated at 26,545,863 people according to UN data. The population is young and generates strong socioeconomic demand. In rural areas, limited access to basic social services and effects of climate changes lead to household impoverishment and severe child deprivations. The task is immense but not insurmountable; it requires the energy of all stakeholders in Cameroon and out of Cameroon: also, women, men, youth and children, government, technical and financial partners, donors, civil society, the private sector, parliamentarians, communities. Everyone is invited to take part in the struggle to meet the challenges that lie ahead. It is together that we will act for Cameroon, a country which summarizes the challenges and hopes of Africa. How can you make a difference? The Resource Mobilization Officer will work under the supervision of the Chief Partnership, Advocacy and Communication. The Resource Mobilization Officer participates in the development and implementation of the country office resource mobilization and partnership development strategies. S/he will support UNICEF PAC section in the overall effort to mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base. The incumbent will support the timely consolidation, editing and submission of high-quality donor reports, and review project proposals, in adherence to established standards and donor obligations. S/he will support UNICEF in reviewing partnership agreements with implementing partner. Key duties and responsibilities: Assist in monitoring and analyzing donor policies on humanitarian assistance, potential for accessing transition and development funding sources, policies/strategies of organizations competing with UNICEF over funds. Research, develop and maintain donor profiles: fact sheets. Assist in developing strategies to raise locally available funds, providing the necessary support, guidelines and tools. Monitor recording and tracking of contributions and take necessary action to satisfy donor requirements. Follow-up the funding situation of the Programme areas and update the corresponding funding charts. Engage and maintain a strategic dialogue with donors to maintain/increase contributions. Build trusted, effective relationship with donors including the NatCom network. Consolidate and finalize donor reports, internal reporting including situation updates and project proposal. This includes quality check of donor reports in terms of conformity with original proposals, donor and reporting requirements, and compliance with results-based management. Communicate deadlines for contributions to responsible Programme section chiefs and follow up closely to ensure timely submission. Contribute to strengthen the capacity of section staff on donor reporting Ensure coherence and consistency between upstream and downstream partnership agreements (donor & implementing partners). Serve as resources mobilization focal point for specific global / regional operations or special projects. Provide information to donors on UNICEF Cameroon operations and financial requirements including responding to donor governments request for information and ad hoc basis. Support the drafting of communication plans for resource mobilization assist the research of news hooks, story angles and creative opportunities to optimize communication and fundraising. Assist the research of news hooks, story angles and creative opportunities to optimize communication and fundraising. Consolidate and finalize reports (such as bi-annual reviews and reports; UNICEF annual reports). Update the Donor Toolkits, including the development of advocacy materials in coordination with Programme sections and the communication section. View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. Advertised: Oct 22 2020 W. Central Africa Standard Time Application close: Nov 02 2020 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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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)
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  • 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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