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Date Posted : Jun 29, 2020
Finance Officer(WFP) 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 :

  • DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE Has performed basic financial analyses at a national and/or operational level. Has experience managing financial transactions STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS Education : Completion of secondary school. Advanced University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related fields, or First University degree in the same subject(s) with additional years of related work experience plus membership in an international recognized professional accountancy body such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Certified Public Accounts (ICPA) or equivalent. Language : Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and French

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: To support the stewardship of WFP's resources, monitoring budgets, forecasting, reporting on key data and providing basic administrative and human resource functions that enable effective management of funds, and ensure assistance to beneficiaries is undertaken in the most efficient and effective way possible. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Under the direct supervision of the Head of Administration and Finance, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: Maintain awareness of corporate finance and resource management strategies and major ongoing programmatic initiatives, participating where appropriate using finance and resource management expertise. Contribute towards the development of country specific plans and processes, aligned with Regional and wider WFP strategy, policies and processes to meet the food assistance needs of beneficiaries within the Country. Report on key data for financial status and outcomes of projects in accordance with corporate governance requirements, ensuring accuracy, deadlines, and accounting processes are complied with. Monitor budgets and carry out forecasting for new and ongoing projects according to established corporate procedures and requirements. Perform bank reconciliations, disbursements, clearance of receivables, overall cash management and monthly financial closures on a regular basis in accordance with corporate requirements. Where necessary, deliver core administrative services, working with contractors and following standard processes to provide cost-effective, quality and timely services to WFP staff. Where necessary, undertake basic human resource functions related to staff benefits, recruitment of local staff, and training. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, providing management with financial, staffing and resource usage information to enable them to make informed decisions. Track and collate data to support others to improve policies, systems and procedures in order to minimize financial risks, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and ensure services are aligned with business objectives. Contribute to the delivery of financial controls and insight into WFP performance, supporting periodic risk and internal control assessments to identify areas which may present potential audit, compliance or financial risks. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. Represent unit/CO at internal meetings, external meetings and events with other UN agencies, banks and other financial institutions, or other partners and entities as required . Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis. Other as required. 4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities: Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Understands WFP's Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. Be a force for positive change Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). Make the mission inspiring to our team Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP's mission. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Sets own goals in alignment with WFP's overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. Create an inclusive culture Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills. Create an 'I will'/'We will' spirit Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. Focus on getting results Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. Make commitments and make good on commitments Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. Be Decisive Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction. Connect and share across WFP units Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams' priorities and preferred working styles. Build strong external partnerships Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. Be politically agile & adaptable Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP's unique value as a partner. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Internal Controls & Compliance Utilizes understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance and ensure data integrity. Performance Budgeting, Reporting & Analysis Manages budget, business planning, and forecasting discussions on a programme-wide level, integrating financial resource information from a portfolio of projects to analyze effectiveness and financial viability. Resources Management (People, time, assets, etc.) Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders Financial Management and Accounting Principles Monitors and advises senior leaders on the financial status of projects and programmes, tracking outcomes to ensure transparent and effective utilization of resources. Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Application deadline: July 9th,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. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org/vacancies

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Date Posted : Apr 27, 2020
Child Protection in Emergency Manager (Plan Int) Bamenda
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : NGO

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Knowledge & Experience At least 4 years’ experience in project management cycle in emergency contexts. Good knowledge of grant management and reporting, also through online accounting systems. Master degree in Project Management Cycle, Disaster Risk Reduction or relevant studies. Experience in organizing Child Friendly Space programs and life skills work. Experience in working with vulnerable groups including children, adolescents and vulnerable adults. Experience in managing and leading teams of people. Experience in representation with a wide range of external stakeholders at the local level. Skills Being innovative and proactive in solving problems. Good knowledge of Project Management Cycle in Emergency. Good knowledge of CPMS. Willingness to work long hours, weekends and holidays in order to ensure timely delivery of programmes, and to travel to field sites for program activities. Excellent written and oral skills in English. Knowledge of French is an added value. Willingness to co-lead the CPAoR in the regions if the opportunity arises.

Job Description:

  • Purpose: Plan International Cameroon, in the framework of the response to the crisis in the NW/SW regions, considers paramount reducing the impact of the conflict on boys and girls. The CPIE manager will guarantee the quality of the interventions by focusing on: coordination of the team, coordination with all relevant stakeholders, proper management of all grants dedicated to CPiE. Key Tasks Ensure the quality and impact of all CPiE related activities are in line with PII and relevant actors’ standards. Ensure the grants dedicated to CPiE are managed in line with PII and donors’ requirements, including timely financial/narrative reporting and cost-effectiveness. In coordination with the Emergency Response Manager, represent Plan International with local external stakeholders (local Government, Traditional Authorities, peer agencies, and the target communities). Ensure the continuation of the program by developing new proposals. Facilitate donor visits or visits by other stakeholders to the project, as required. In agreement with the Protection Cluster, co-lead the CPAoR in the regions. Support the development of staff capability on CPIE interventions by requesting training as needed, or providing it directly. Management of the whole CPIE team dedicated to both Case Management and PSS components. Ensuring complementary planning with other programs. Ensure mainstreaming CP in all PII’s interventions in the regions. 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: May 7th, 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. Apply now » Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.plan-international.org

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Date Posted : Mar 04, 2020
Vulnerability Analysis & Mapping Officer (WFP)
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

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/

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