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Date Posted : May 04, 2020
Team Assistant RDGC (AfDB) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : BANKING

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Selection Criteria Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in secretarial training/administration/office management (BTS or DUT). Preferably a minimum of four (4) years of progressively relevant and practical experience, in an executive office preferably in an international organization. Ability to work and cooperate with others from diverse background Knowledge of secretarial skills and duties Knowledge of administration duties Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Excellent organizational, and communication skills. Able to work under pressure in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting. Handling speedily and efficiently internal and external requests.

Job Description:

  • The Hiring Departement / Country Office The various Country Office falls within one of the five (5) Regions of the Africa Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs The Hub oversees a combination of country and liaison offices, as well as non-presence countries. The Director General is accountable of the specific African region Each Hub will house relevant operations, business development and project implementation functions and administrative capabilities in a shared service for rapid deployment into the individual countries, to help drive the overall business of the Bank effectively on the ground. Country Offices of the African Development Bank have been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners. Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall administrative authority of the Director General Central, the Team Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the liaison with other organizational units in respect of activities related to administrative and logistic support; follow up requests for information from other departments as well as disseminating information relevant to the department The incumbent also deals with service providers outside the Bank and ensures efficient communication and coordination of activities within the department. Workflow Management: Devise and maintain office systems to deal efficiently with paper flow; organize and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information; These include the management of the filing and retrieval system Track and follow up on documents: deal with incoming email, faxes, post and correspondence; Distribute Papers from the Director's office and maintain a follow up system as required. Meetings: Prepare documents, briefing papers, reports, spreadsheets and presentations. Acts as secretary at meetings. Drafts the minutes of the meetings; establishes a reporting system on all decisions taken during the meetings for follow up of implementation of outstanding decisions. Processes the schedule of inter departmental meetings within the Bank, consultation and bi lateral meetings with between Bank and other partners. Processes the request to incur representation expenses; follow up of actions to be taken by concerned services. Represents the department at Finance/Budget meetings related to carry over budget meetings with FIFC, CHGS and budget departments and disseminates information on any guidelines, instructions, communicated during the meetings Administration, Budget and Finance: Assists and advises the Director General on a variety of administrative and personnel matters; Establishes stock control system for the management of office supplies and other bank properties (Personal computers, printers, faxes …); centralizes requests for office supplies submitted by staff within the department and makes provisions in order to ensure distribution of the required items. Contributes to the preparation of the annual budget submission of the department as well as the Mid-year budget review and retrospective review. Arrange travel, visa and accommodation for staff going on missions. Initiate and prepare various administrative documents and forms, such as staff list, Staff missions, training programs, staff absence (annual leave, home leave, excused absence and maternity leave) as well as statistical data when required on staff. Manage systems, create and process expenses reports in SAP. Advises on the allocation of support staff to meet priorities, workload and timeliness; participates in recruitment of temporary local staff by reviewing candidatures; pre-selecting candidates, and participating in interview panel, providing reports for decision making, drafting terms of reference and follow-up of their recruitment. Negotiates with CHGS allocation of appropriate office space for the Unit. Reporting and Correspondence: Consolidates the department's reports and the reporting on level of work executed. Drafts correspondence that requires research and/or discussion on administrative and technical matters Liaise with professional staff in Divisions to obtain information for special and ongoing projects. Secretarial Duties: Ensure maintenance of enough stocks of stationery and other basic office requisites. Track and follow-up on documents, deal with incoming emails, faxes and general mails. Handle internal and general public enquiries; screen telephone calls and requests and handle them as appropriate; welcome and look after visitors; organize and maintain electronic diaries and make appointments. Maintain confidential records and filing of report s, correspondence and related material for ease of referral. Source internal and external documents for research purposes and ascertain the methods and techniques required to undertake related projects. To Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Application Deadline: 27th May, 2020. Applicants who fully meet the Bank's requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted. Only online applications submitted with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required degrees will be considered. The President, AfDB, reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications). In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all responsibility for the fraudulent publications of job offers in its name or, in general, for the fraudulent use of its name in any way whatsoever. https://www.afdb.org

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Date Posted : Mar 04, 2020
Programme Policy Officer (WFP)
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements Completion of secondary school education; 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 First University Degree with 7 years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses with five years’ experience in agriculture fields Essential Experience At least seven years of professional experience in food security and nutrition programmes management, monitoring & evaluation, program analysis and monitoring, or Programme Coordination in a humanitarian/ development context with UN Agencies, NGO, government or private sector. Experience with a UN agency would be an asset. Experience managing staff and improving performance. The incumbent will have direct knowledge and experience of refugee emergency operations including programming and management aspects, working, and coordinating complex projects with different entities and government authorities. Working Languages Fluency (level C) in both English and French language 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 computer knowledge and skills; 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:

  • JOB PURPOSE: To coordinate with food security stakeholders and relevant units and provide support to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of early recovery, resilience building and livelihoods activities as part of WFP’s food security programme in Cameroon. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 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: Support the design, planning and implementation of programme activities supported under the Country Strategic Plan for Cameroon, applying a crosscutting lens: such as gender equality and women empowerment, protection, nutrition, etc. Review and give technical feedback on food security assessment, beneficiaries targeting and monitoring plans and ensure that programmes are relevant, well-targeted and providing appropriate response to the food and nutrition security of the assisted vulnerable population in Cameroon. Contribute to strengthening partnerships with UN humanitarian and development agencies, NGOs, inter-governmental and governmental partners in resilience building including food assistance for assets creation (FFA), livelihood, and food security activities. Provide technical support to WFP field-offices and cooperating partners in the implementation of household income generating activities, public works, and safety net programmes Support in targeting of communities for the livelihood/food security or communities’ assets creation programme, following clearly defined and transparent selection criteria and the use of the 3-Pronged Approach (3 PA) especially the community based participatory planning (CBPP) approach. Develop formal arrangements with implementing partners, identify proposed projects, and facilitate needed approval at the local level. Plan; allocate activities, deliverables and timelines for the implementation of the CBT modality in Cameroon. gh Provide technical advice and support WFP and its partners on matters pertaining to food security strategies, policies, programmes, in compliance with WFP standards and processes. Develop and update Asset Creation Operational guidelines and Standard Operation Procedure of FFA and CFA as required Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of the livelihoods and resilience building activities in accordance with Country Strategic Plan. Develop internal (WFP staff) and external (partners) capacities to ensure that high quality standards are applied to asset creation. Contribute to the development of systems and tools for the monitoring and assessment of food assistance needs in line with innovative methodologies (e.g. VAM) and best practice. Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders. Guide and supervise more junior staff; acting as point of referral and supporting them with analysis and queries. Perform any other duty related to WFP Cameroon overall programme portfolios as required. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES: 4P Theme Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level 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 Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools. Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher) Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform transfer modality selection and programme development. Broad Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.) Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring. Emergency Programming Displays ability to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific approaches. Strategic Policy Engagement w/ Government Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes. Interested candidates should apply via the weblink below, https://unjobs.org/vacancies Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for application: 17/03/2020

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