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Date Posted : Feb 19, 2021
Research Officer (CIFOR) Yaounde
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  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ENVIRONMENT

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  • Education, knowledge and experience A minimum of a master’s degree in forestry sciences and/or rural development and/or rural economics A minimum of 3 years of experience working in research or development organizations Expertise in qualitative data collection and analysis with proven experience conducting semi-structured interviews. Expertise in quantitative data collection and analysis an asset Proven experience in the analysis of rural economies and in the study of the exploitation of forest resources by local populations in Central Africa Deep knowledge of the processes of creation and management of a community forest, and of the limits of this approach Proven experience in organizing and facilitating workshops with partners in urban and rural areas Demonstrated experience producing written products (in English and French) for a variety of audiences, including academics, nongovernmental organizations or governments Experience in the use of current geomatics software (GIS, remote sensing) and statistical processing Experience in teamwork and fieldwork with rural people Fluency in English and French. Personal Attributes and Competencies Competent in personal organization and priority setting, with the ability to work effectively under time pressure and to manage multiple priorities Demonstrate initiative, be capable of working independently and as an effective team player Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with people in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment Experience working with a wide and diverse network of groups and individuals.

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  • CIFOR-ICRAF The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where forestry and landscapes enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR-ICRAF are non-profit, scientific institutions that conduct research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. Our work focuses on innovative research, developing partners’ capacity, and actively engaging in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people. Our work spans the globe, with expertise in the ‘global South’. Founded in 1993 and 1978 respectively, CIFOR-ICRAF began merging on January 1, 2019. They are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources. CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a Research Officer on Sustainable Domestic Value Chains of Wildlife, Timber and Cocoa Overview The CIFOR Value Chain, Finance and Investment (VFI) team has been studying the legality and sustainability of value chains associated with tropical forests for many years. In Central Africa, numerous studies have been carried out on value chains for the wildlife and timber sectors, and more recently for cocoa. The challenge today is to understand how these commodity chains can become sustainable and formal under the pressure of external events, such as the COVID crisis, media campaigns in favor of green consumption or changes in consumer attitudes.Three projects will cover this research.First is the project entitled “Identifying and mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 on legal and sustainable wildlife trade in low and middle income countries” (LMICs). The aim of this project is to develop evidence-based guidelines for regulating wildlife trade to address the risks of COVID-19 without undermining legal and sustainable wildlife trade economies. This project will use trade data, interviews and the Delphi method to achieve the following objectives: (1) track changing wildlife trade trends during the pandemic; (2) assess the impacts of these changing trends on people engaged in wildlife economies; and (3) formulate new guidelines for safe, legal and sustainable wildlife trade in the COVID-19 era.Second, the project entitled “Essor des transactions de sciages d’origine légale au Cameroun” aims to increase the use of legal timber in Cameroon by increasing the quantity of legal timber produced, supporting the emergence of national demand for legal timber, and facilitating transactions between suppliers and consumers of lega timber products.Lastly, the project entitled “Appui à la conservation de la forêt communautaire de la COPAL” supports measures for forest conservation in the COPAL community forest, accompanied by investments in the surrounding area for sustainable eco-development for the benefit of local communities, through legal and efficient cocoa production, forest plantations and the legal small-scale exploitation of timber.This assignment will involve conducting semi-structured interviews with participants in bushmeat supply chains, including exporters (if relevant), intermediaries and harvesters/hunters; advocating for consuming timber with legal origin in Cameroonian domestic markets; and integrating sustainable value chains in the revision of the Simple Management Plan for the COPAL community forest. Duties and responsibilities Under the supervision of the Senior Scientist and Hub Leader, the Research Officer will: Contribute to the design and implementation of survey protocols in commodity chains Data collection and analysis: contribute to data synthesis and analyses in support of CIFOR-ICRAF research on value chains and livelihoods Coordinate field operations and assist in ensuring project financial obligations are met in accordance with existing procedures Engagement actions: When requested, work with multiple stakeholders from both within and outside the scientific community by attending meetings and presenting project overviews; preparing and delivering oral presentations on project issues; and communicating complex or substantive project information provided by or at the direction of the Project Leader Reporting and scientific writing: A track record of co-authoring or contributing to one (1) publication (journal, book chapter, policy brief, OP, etc.). Terms and conditions This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position. CIFOR offers competitive remuneration in local currency, commensurate with skills and experience. The appointment will be for a period of 2 years, inclusive of a 6-month probationary period, with the possibility of extension contingent upon performance, continued relevance of the position and available resources. The duty station will be in Yaoundé, Cameroon. To apply, please visit our career site at: https://www.cifor.org/careers or http://worldagroforestry.org/working-for-icraf/vacancies To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at: https://www.cifor.org and https://www.worldagroforestry.org CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence. Application process The application deadline is 08 Mar-2021 We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Health & Nutrition Program Manager (ACF) Buea
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  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HEALTHCARE

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  • VOTRE PROFIL You hold a degree in nutrition & health, public health, nursing, or general medicine, with at least two years of professional experience in a similar programme management role in an emergency context. Furthermore, you have a confirmed experience in managing, capacity building and transfer of knowledge to the teams. You have an excellent knowledge of the english language and strong analytical, synthesis and writing skills. A former ACF experience, an understanding of the Cameroun context, a good knowledge of the community health & nutrition approaches, and some notions of the french language will be considered as an asset for this position.

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  • VOTRE ENVIRONNEMENT DE TRAVAIL Action Against Hunger has been present in Cameroon since 1998. Since 2014, our interventions are mainly in the Eastern Region and the Far North of the country on emergency programs initiated with Central African refugees and affected host communities by socio-political unrest in CAR and violence related to Boko Haram activity in the Lake Chad region. ACF has set up long-term nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene programs with the support of ECHO and SIDA for more than 150,000 beneficiaries. Since the end of 2018, ACF, under the name of Action Against Hunger (AAH), is also present in the South-West, in support of the crisis that rages in this region. Our 2020 strategy is based on responding to immediate humanitarian needs and contributing to economic recovery and strengthening resilience and social cohesion in Cameroon. There are 140 employees on the mission, spread over 5 bases: Batouri in the East, Maroua and Kousseri in the Far North, Buéa in the South West and coordination in Yaounde. Cameroon is a fairly stable country. However, Buéa remains an area of great vigilance with the presence of Boko Haram fractions on the border with Nigeria, even if the INGOs are not directly targetted. The security context remains unstable with frequent lockdowns. The size of the team is relatively low (2 mobile clinics turning in the field, with around 20 staffs overall). VOTRE POSTE ET VOS RESPONSABILITÉS You will be in charge of ensuring the direct implementation of the Nutrition & Health Programmes, through 2 mobile clinics, as part of the emergency response to the populations affected by the crisis in the south-western region of Cameroon. Furthermore, you will also be supporting the COVID 19 Response in that area of intervention. More specifically, your responsabilities will be to: Ensure the application of ACF standards in the implementation and monitoring of the mobile clinical programmes Build the capacities of the program teams on ACF standards in the nutrition & health protocols and guidelines Strengthen and improve the logistical and financial management of programs Accelerate the implementation and capitalisation of the medical care components for both the sexually abused survivors and the community-based epidemiological surveillance Participate in the assessments related to the accesses of the most affected populations Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/fr

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Regional Budget Manager - West Africa (IRC) Yaounde
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  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : BUSINESS / FINANCE

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  • Qualifications • Degree (minimum BA) in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field relevant to the position requirements; • 3-5 years’ experience in developing and managing budgets for humanitarian and development proposals and projects, including from private and statutory donors (e.g. US Government (USAID, BHA, BPRM, etc.), FCDO/DFID, ECHO, GFFO, Sida, SDC, Irish Aid, etc.; • Experience in developing and reviewing donor financial reports; • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills; • Enhanced interpersonal skills and ability to work in a diverse team setting; • Fluent English written and verbal communication skills, Strong French communication skills also required • Ability and willingness to travel across the region (at least 60% of the time), • Demonstrated ability to prioritize high volumes of work to meet tight deadlines.

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  • Job Description IRC’s Crisis Response, Recovery and Development (CRRD) department focuses on various relief, rehabilitation, and development programs for refugees, internally displaced persons and those affected by conflict in different regions worldwide. Each region is managed by a regional team that oversees the region’s country programs, headed by a Regional Vice President (RVP) and Deputy Regional Director (DRD), and supported by a Regional Grants Director (RGD). These programs focus on different sectors, including health; water and sanitation; children and youth protection and development; protection; gender-based violence protection; economic development; civil society development; community-driven reconstruction; and refugee camp management. Scope: In the West Africa Region (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone) IRC responds to acute and longer-term needs with integrated programs that improve health and safety, prioritize children’s education, foster economic wellbeing, and empower communities to regain control over their lives. Where additional support is required by the countries in the region, the Regional Budget Manager will be deployed to work as part of the finance/budgeting and grants teams in country offices. S/he may be deployed to act as a temporary Budget Manager, or to provide surge support to assist in the development of proposals as well as donor financial reports, and to perform general budgeting functions during peak periods. The Regional Budget Manager reports to the Regional Grants Director and works closely with the Regional Business Development and the Regional Program Support Teams as well as country office staff. The position will be preferably based within the West Africa region, or a European or African country where IRC has an office, with frequent travel to country programs within the region for in-country assignments. Major Responsibilities: The Regional Budget Manager will be assigned to support specific country programs and will be responsible for the following: • Lead or support on budget development for proposals and award modifications. • Coordinate on inputs into proposal or modification budgets for submission to donor and ensure adequate coverage of country operating costs or headquarters costs. • Work with country finance, operations and technical teams to ensure cost proposals and technical proposals are aligned. • Coordinate with the proposal team on strategic issues involving proposal budgets. Ensure that the proposal team is educated on donor requirements for cost proposals (budgets). • Ensure proposal and modification budgets comply with IRC organizational policies. • Review, edit and finalize explanatory budget narrative to accompany budget in proposal or modification. • Create and/or modify budget spreadsheet templates in accordance with donor requirements. • Conduct internal budget reviews during proposal or modification period. • Lead on engagement with partners on their budgets and review partner budgets. • Advise on IRC’s standard budget templates. • Ensure proposal and modification budgets are reviewed and submitted according to internal timelines and donor submission deadlines. • Ensure compliance with RFP/RFA/tender requirements. • Lead on or support the preparation of donor financial reports • Support on other budget related tasks, including audit support and report responses, as requested. • Provide training and/or capacity building to relevant country office staff on proposal budget development, financial reporting, and other finance related matters. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/11027?c=rescue&source=unjobs

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EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : Yaounde

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Officer (UNV) Yaounde
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  • Duration of Employment : 1 Year Appointment
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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  • Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments: Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. marketing or area related to fundraising and resource mobilization; A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevanttraining and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree. Required experience: 120 Months Experience remark: At least 10 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in resource mobilization or M&E, or other relevant programmes; experience with project management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization; Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development; Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, MS Project, Powerpoint, Prezi) and email/internet; familiarity with database management and CRM systems and platforms; and office technology equipment; Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines; Sound security awareness; Have affinity with or interest in the areas of Education, Culture and Sciences, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System. Language skills: English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge Area of expertise: Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination Driving license: No

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  • Eligibility criteria Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations. Description of task Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNESCO Regional Director for Central Africa or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer for Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Officer will: Support the Director in keeping the Resource Mobilization Plan up to date, including the related action plan, which details ongoing fundraising efforts across the office to address resource gaps; Act as the main knowledge point for intelligence on donors: Keep up to date with the latest developments and initiatives of relevance (e.g. strategic partnership opportunities, donor trends, new funding initiatives on thematic areas announced by international donors, donors announcing interest in Central Africa region, donors contributing to emergency appeals, etc.); Participate in relevant webinars, trainings, workshops etc. organized by UNESCO or others in the region and in headquarters and share gained intelligence afterwards with the office; Track and monitor all partnerships and resource mobilization efforts in the region and systematically keep records, process, share information and updates with the Director and relevant sections; Organize donor review meetings or steering committee meetings in close consultation with the relevant sectors; Organization and documentation of Office Resource Mobilization Meetings; Ensuring that all key documents for donor relations (Proposals, reports, field trip documentation, key correspondence, donor visibility material, etc.) are adequately saved, processed, updated and shared; Overall monitoring of internal timelines and deadlines to ensure the timely submission of reports, proposals, including allowing sufficient time for quality control, editing, etc.; While the substance of any proposal will come from the responsible Chief of Section or Programme Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Officer is responsible for quality assurance including layout, editing and formatting, and for checking the completeness of the correspondence, reports or proposals including the proposed budget, visibility and reporting agreements, etc. This includes compliance with UNESCO terminology and guidelines on the use of the logo and other communication needs; Ensure the proposals include clear arrangements and agreements on reporting timelines as well as donor visibility (human interest stories, website/social media coverage, field visits), and that the requirements for visibility are adequately costed in the budget; Support the Director with the development of a set of compelling communication assets such as fact sheets, a standard slide presentation, etc. that can be customized easily for different donors; Support the Director in maintaining effective and positive relationships with all decentralized representatives of partners and donors (incl. potential donors); Provide unofficial and irregular soft partners and donors updates outside the agreed reporting schedule if required to demonstrate progress and impact to the donor (e.g. newspaper articles, website coverage, quick photos and videos from the field, key staff profiles, etc.); Monitor and track the successful implementation of donor agreements in line with the agreed proposal, including expenditure monitoring together with the responsible programme specialist; Flag any deviations and/or delays to the Director and the senior management and the relevant sectors; Overall monitoring and coordination of reporting schedules under donor agreements and ensuring timely submission; While the substance of any donor report will come from the responsible programme specialist, the incumbent is responsible for quality assurance, layout and formatting, and ensuring reporting is in line with initial agreements and templates under the proposal. This includes accuracy check as well as ensuring compliance with UNESCO terminology and guidelines on the use of UNESCO’s logo and comm material; Contribute to and oversee project communication and visibility plans. Area of expertise: Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination Driving license: No Application procedure: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 16 November 2020

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Officier Education, Pitoare (NRC) Maroua
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  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : EDUCATION

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Expérience professionnelle en tant que Officier Projet dans un contexte humanitaire/de relèvement; Expérience professionnelle de 2 ans minimum en Education dans le domaine de l’éducation en situation d’urgence et en Education alternative ; Avoir une connaissance opérationnelle des projets financés par les Bailleurs ECHO, SIDA , GFFO et Unicef serait un atout ; Résultats avérés sur les responsabilités du poste; Parler et écrire aisément le français; Bonne connaissance de l'anglais serait un atout. Personal qualities Expérience avec les communautés rurales et connaissance des langues locales parlées dans l’Extrême-Nord ; Connaissance des normes et standards nationaux et internationaux relatif à l’éducation; Connaissance des mesures de mitigation du COVID19 dans le secteur de l’éducation serait un atout; Capacité à comprendre les problématiques liées aux thèmes transversaux comme le genre, la protection, le VIH/SIDA, l’environnement; Informatique : MS Office exigé (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) .

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  • Duties and responsibilities Participer activement aux différentes études et baselines ; Contribuer au développement des modules de formation ; Contribuer à l’élaboration de la cartographie des zones d’intervention des projets ; Organiser la restitution des résultats des études aux bénéficiaires/autorités locales ; Identifier en collaboration avec le programme les besoins en renforcement des capacités des partenaires en éducation et met en place un plan de renforcement des capacités ; Mettre en place un mécanisme de plaintes et de redevabilité au sein de la communauté et du partenaire ; Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les staffs du partenaire de NRC et les traiter avec respect ; Produire dans les délais et les transmettre aux services compétents les états de besoin, les réquisitions et autres demandes et justifiés liées au bon déroulement des activités du projet ; Coordonner la conception et l’amélioration des outils de collecte de données ; Organiser la formation des membres de son équipe à l’utilisation des outils de collecte de données ; Vérifier la qualité de la collecte d’information sur le terrain ; Participer à la création des bases de données appropriées ; Superviser la saisie et l’analyse des données recueillies ; Assurer la qualité de la rédaction des rapports d’évaluation et de suivi ; Assurer la qualité et un suivi régulier du déroulement des activités au bureau et sur le terrain et faire respecter le plan d’action du projet par toute l’équipe ; Suivre la planification budgétaire mensuelle qui lui a été déléguée ; Participe aux réunions qui cadrent avec les activités du projet et faire des rapports à la hiérarchie. We can offer Date de debut: Decembre 2020 Contrat à durée determinée de 12 mois Lieu de travail: Maroua avec 75% de deplacements sur le terrain Salaire: Grade 5 grille salariale NRC au Cameroun Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://3390075191.webcruiter.no/

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Livelihood and Food Security Coordinator, Up Station (NRC) Bamenda
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  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

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  • Qualifications University degree in Agriculture, veterinary, economics, Social Sciences, natural resource management, Environmental Science/Forestry; At least 3 years’ experience in planning, coordination and management of food security and early recovery programme with international NGOs in humanitarian settings; particularly in food distribution, cash and voucher programming as well as early recovery assets building; A proven record of effective and complex management including project cycle management staff supervision. This includes excellent people management skills, with a good understanding of programme cycle, team development; Proven financial management skills; The ability to take the initiative and work independently, innovatively and effectively with limited supervision; Ability to work within a team –good interaction with other departments; Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to remain calm whilst dealing with conflicting priorities/work under pressure; Good networking, negotiation and representation skills with the ability to influence and advocate; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal English) and the ability to write clear and concise reports; Good knowledge of the mainstream donors’ regulations; Proven evidence of leadership skills including challenging, motivating and developing a team; Good understanding of the humanitarian coordination mechanisms. Personal qualities Proven experience in Cash/ voucher transfers, Income Generation Activities, distribution of Food, Grains and Agricultural Seed,Tools, support to livestock activities; Experience in working with agricultural cooperatives and/or Local Communities; Experience in working in the North West Region; Good knowledge on the cultures and local languages of the North west region; Ability to work on problems related to transversal themes like Protection, Gender, HIV/AIDS, Environment, etc; Good knowledge on the national and international laws and standards on Food Security and Livelihood; Knowledge on the usage of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision; Fluency in English, both written and verbal and working knowledge of French.

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  • Duties and responsibilities Generic responsibilities Line management of LFS project field staff; Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and procedures and awareness of NRC global and regional strategies; Contribute to the LFS strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps, considering where appropriate the role of cash-based interventions and market based programming Provide regular progress reports to the LFS PDM, AM and FOC ; Ensure that projects target beneficiaries are thosemost in need of protection and explore and assess new and better ways to assist them.; Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities ; Ensure capacity building of projects staff and transfer key skills ; Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders ; Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy . Specific responsibilities Manage and implement delegated portfolio of LFS projects (activities, budgets, and project documentation) as delegated by the PDM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and ensuring high technical quality. Develop timely and detailed implementation plans, spending plans and procurement plans for all LFS projects in close coordination with the LFS teams and support departments; Coordinate, involve and inform communities and community leaders about NRC activities Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, method and approaches in order to improve the quality of LFS activities ; Ensure that NRC LFS activities are coordinated within the LFS cluster coordination system and actively participate in LFS Cluster and Cash Working Group Meeting; Lead on the delegated LFS project portfolio in terms of budget monitoring and forecast, monitor expenditure against the implementation plans; and analyze Budget-versus-Actual (BVAs), and report any discrepancies to the PDM and AM for correction and ensure that program implementation and expenditure is well on track; Liaise on a daily basis with finance, logistics, and administration to guarantee the smooth running of programmes, including movement planning, procurement, payments, staffing related issues; Produce timely reports (progress reports as required, donor, Cluster and any other relevant reports); Work closely with relevant departments to assess and identify potential local partners and service providers (e.g. vocational skills and entrepreneurship training providers) and ensure oversight of the LFS partnership agreements; Ensure that the LFS field teams have a good understanding of the of key programme documents (Narrative proposal, log frame budget and M&E tools); In collaboration with the Area/Field Office Coordinator and the Area Manager in the NWSW regions, ensure the sound management and development of human, financial and material resources related to the LFS programme. We can offer Beginning: December 2020 Fix term contract of 6 month linked to project duration with 50% of Field movement Duty station: Bamenda Salary: Grade 7 Cameroon salary grid Interested candidates should apply via the website. https://3390075191.webcruiter.no/

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Administrative and Project Support - Assistant officer (IUCN) Yaounde
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  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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  • REQUIREMENTS • At least a BSc in business administration and management, finance or other equivalent qualifications; • Relevant and proven work experience in a similar role, with responsibility for a wide range business administration and/or finance function for at least 5years; • Familiarity with standard word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software, and with electronic; • Experience in operation of computerised accounting system - familiarity with ACCPAC, SAGE 300, SUN and Microsoft NAV an advantage; • Proven ability to be proactive in prioritising own workload to meet deadlines; • Ability to work well within a team and also to use own initiative in the role; • Strong communication skills with verbal and written fluency in English and French essential;

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  • TRAFFIC is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. TRAFFIC International is a charity and limited company registered in the UK. TRAFFIC’s head office, based in Cambridge UK, provides worldwide leadership, coordination, cross-regional and corporate functions. TRAFFIC’s local engagement is managed through Programme Offices operating under the auspices of the UK charity, with staff based in a hub office and at other strategic locations where necessary. Programme Offices operate within a geographic area of responsibility focused on one or multiple countries where TRAFFIC aims to help deliver priority programme outcomes. TRAFFIC works in strategic alliance with IUCN and WWF on wildlife trade issues. The TRAFFIC Central Africa Office is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, where TRAFFIC is locally hosted by the Cameroon Office of IUCN PACO. The TRAFFIC Central Africa Office has a primary responsibility for engagement in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon (emphasis on these first five), as well as Chad, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe. The Central Africa Office further has the lead responsibility within TRAFFIC for engagement with the following inter-governmental institutions: The Central African Forest Commission on (COMIFAC), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). JOB DESCRIPTION Characteristic duties This position provides support to the management of the Central Africa project portfolio to ensure that project implementing teams operate effectively, on time and according to donor requirements. The Assistant Officer - Administrative and Project Support will work closely with Project Managers, Finance, the Global Project Support Unit in Cambridge, and wider project implementation teams. He/She is a key internal contact point for implementation and reporting issues. Specific duties • Coordinates with the project teams on day-to-day project administration including scheduling meeting and circulating reference material for preparation of meetings; • Liaises with the Project Support Unit on budget and contract coordination and troubleshooting; • Advises Project Managers on the management of project finances, maintaining cash-flows and assisting with budget forecasts and liaising with project managers on a day-to-day basis; • Supports Project Managers in the preparation of project budgets by ensuring they comply with TRAFFIC standards and donor contracts and agreements; • Works with Project Managers and Finance Officer to ensure timely preparation and submission of project financial and technical reports, and any other financial documents required by donors, including review and quality control elements within the Central Africa and Global offices; • Organises any necessary outgoing project agreements including (together with IUCN HR) consulting agreements, and arranges for the timely transfer of funds, both incoming and outgoing, based on contract requirements; • Provides support to the Finance Officer for the preparation for project audits including the collection and review of supporting documentation from the host organisation; • Supports as required proposal development for the Central Africa Programme Office including working with the Global PSU in co-ordinating proposal submissions in the network; • Supports Project Managers and other CAF staff for accurate preparation of documentation for the disbursement of funds for workshops, meetings and staff missions; • Maintains a project management system including details of all projects administered by TRAFFIC Central Africa, filing, and timesheets; • Coordinates the processing of mission orders, travel authorizations for missions of staff members, partners and consultants, ensuring with the Project Manager that these missions are eligible and necessary funds are available before they are conducted; • Conducts regular assessments of performance TRAFFIC light for project management and timely share the outcome to Programme Office Director, Finance, and Project Managers; • Whenever needed by CAF and GLO, attends training sessions that can help to ensure efficiency in the implementation of the projects; • Ensures that the implementation of the projects is in accordance with donors’ requirements, and TRAFFIC and Hosting Organisation project implementation policy, tools and procedures; • Ensures that goods received are in compliance with the organization’s policies; • Coordinates with Project Managers, Finance and Logistics Assistant the process of procurement of CAF Programme Office and Project logistics including equipment materials, and service providers, to ensure that this is in compliance with IUCN Procurement policy and TRAFFIC FPPM; • Manages incoming and outcoming calls and mails, receives and logs email before sending them to the destined offices; • Organizes office meetings and meetings with partners, take minutes and distribute them to the parties concerned; • Undertakes any other CAF related tasks as required by the Programme Office Director and/or line manager. APPLICATIONS Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button. Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews. Other job opportunities are published in the IUCN website: http://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Life Underwriter / Risk Francophone W/A(Continetal Reinsurance) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : INSURANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications & Experience required for this position University degree in a highly numerate degree (e.g. Actuarial Science, Maths, Statistics) /HND in relevant discipline plus professional qualification e.g. CIIN. Minimum of 5 years cognate work experience, as a life underwriter within the insurance sector Strong IT Skills essential (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Knowledge of reinsurance market and concepts essential • Life insurance marketing Statistical / Analytical / Problem solving ability essential

Job Description:

  • The Life Underwriter will be responsible for ensuring proper operation of Life portfolio covering underwriting and claims. The incumbent will manage business relationships with assigned cedants and brokers to achieve sustainable profitability, liquidity, and business growth, service the underwriting requirement of the market and/or companies assigned by the Head of Department. Other duties include data input, risk analysis, confirmation of accounts, servicing of client accounts, marketing, and public relations activities. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.jobinfocamer.com/en/job/

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Charge de Reglement (SGBC) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ACCOUNTANCY / FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Compétences techniques : Bonne connaissance en technique comptable bancaire Maîtrise de l’analyse financière et économique, juridique et fiscale en lien avec la relation client Bonne connaissance du secteur bancaire (idéalement de la banque de détail) Appréhension du risque lié à l’activité sur son périmètre (risques de contrepartie, limites à divers…) Maîtrise les règles et procédures en vigueur, en particulier celles liées à : La sécurité des biens et des personnes La conformité, la lutte contre la fraude et le blanchiment Le contrôle interne, la surveillance permanente et la supervision formalisée Compétences comportementales : Sens d’analyse Proactivité Rigueur et organisation Orientation clients et résultats Profil du candidat : BAC + 4 en Finance, Comptabilité ou Gestion Minimum trois (03) ans d’expérience dans le domaine de la Comptabilité. Parfaite maîtrise du pack office (Word, EXCEL, Powerpoint)

Job Description:

  • OFFRE D'EMPLOI LA SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE CAMEROUN RECHERCHE POUR SA DIRECTION FINANCIÈRE UN (01) CHARGE DES RÈGLEMENTS MISSION PRINCIPALE : Le Chargé des Règlements sera en charge d’assurer la veille réglementaire ; d’assurer le traitement des factures à payer dans les délais ; d’effectuer le suivi du niveau de dépenses et contribuer au pilotage des frais généraux ; de contribuer à l’amélioration du process de paiement des factures ; de remonter l’ensemble des anomalies et systèmes constatées dans le traitement/réceptions ; de s’assurer que les factures des fournisseurs locaux et étrangers sont réglées en conformité avec les pratiques fiscales en vigueur ; de s’assurer du suivi et de la régularisation au quotidien des comptes de virements et chèques à payer ; de répondre aux demandes et réclamations des fournisseurs. RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES : OPÉRATIONNELLES : 1. Suivi des dépenses Réceptionne les factures à payer des prestataires Assure le correct paramétrage des codes articles et des comptes dans Delta Achat et challenge la cohérence des choix des codes articles Assure l’exhaustivité des réceptions des charges répétitives dans les délais Assure la fluidité des campagnes de facturation et de paiement Assure le suivi des procédures de gestion des dépenses Évalue le Trend des charges Effectue un contrôle quotidien des imputations et des règlements Participe aux travaux de clôture, notamment en matière de suivi des commandes et des réceptions Participe à la préparation du support du comité des frais généraux Élabore des recommandations à destination des métiers pour le suivi de leurs dépenses Participe aux projets et chantiers du département 2. Suivi des paiements Récupère les factures signées par le Directeur Financier et suit leurs signatures chez les signataires de niveau supérieur si nécessaire en respectant les LAD Vérifie la conformité des signatures et la présence des dates de signature sur les factures Alimente rigoureusement le workflow avec les différentes dates de règlement Renseigne le numéro de réception Amplitude sur la facture et la scanne au CSM Fin Suit et apure au quotidien les comptes de chèques à payer et de virements Régularise les suspens Assure la surveillance permanente des règlements Assure et suit la mise à disposition des documents réclamés par les prestataires (attestation de retenue, avis de crédit, etc) Assure et suit la mise à disposition des documents aux prestataires Traite les réclamations ANIMATION : Assure le reporting du service Assure la bonne exécution des procédures opérationnelles Contribue à la levée des préconisations de l’Audit dans les délais prévus RISQUES : Identifier les doubles paiements de factures Limiter les autres risques éventuels lors des règlements des factures Degré d’autonomie : Moyen Pour ce poste de 9ème catégorie basé à Douala, le candidat devra avoir les compétences suivantes DATE LIMITE DE RÉCEPTION DES CANDIDATURES : MERCREDI, LE 11 NOVEMBRE 2020 A 17 HEURES. Comment Postuler? Tous les candidats interéssés sont invités à postuler en ligne via le lien suivant : CHARGE DES RÈGLEMENTS NB : SEULES LES CANDIDATURES RETENUES SERONT CONTACTÉES ULTÉRIEUREMENT.

EMPLOYER : SGBC

EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : Douala

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Date Posted : Nov 09, 2020
Business Exper Credit t Bail ( SGBC) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : BUSINESS

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Compétences métier Bonne connaissance de l’offre bancaire et commerciale destinée à la clientèle entreprises, notamment les produits Crédit-Bail et LLD Bonnes connaissance du marché des Corporates et ses spécificités Maitrise des techniques d’entretien client, de vente, de négociation et de prospection Maitrise du pilotage de vente et l’animation des équipes commerciales Maitrise des outils bureautiques et des applications métier Bonne connaissance de la comptabilité et la finance Maitrise des règles et procédures en vigueur, en particulier celles relatives à l’activité commerciale et au secret bancaire, la conformité, la lutte contre la fraude et le blanchiment. Compétences comportementales Ténacité et orientation résultats Sens du risque Autonomie dans les prises de décision Orientation client et sens du service Bonne capacité de négociation Dynamisme et force de proposition. Profil du candidat Minimum BAC + 4 dans une des spécialités de la finance, la comptabilité, la banque ou dans une discipline connexe Diplôme ITB est un atout Minimum de 3 ans d’expérience dans le domaine du crédit-bail ou en ventes chez un concessionnaire automobile.

Job Description:

  • OFFRE D'EMPLOI SOCIETE GENERALE CAMEROUN RECHERCHE POUR SA DIRECTION DE LA CLIENTELE ENTREPRISES UN (01) BUSINESS EXPERT CREDIT BAIL La mission principale du Business Expert Crédit-Bail est de promouvoir l’ensemble des produits Crédit-Bail (CB), Location Longue Durée (LLD) et Lease Back de la filiale à destination de la clientèle Corporate (Grande Entreprises et PME) et Retail (Professionnel), en cohérence avec le plan stratégique Crédit-Bail et commercial de la filiale. Il aura pour rôle de : Suivre les ventes et participer à la croissance des ventes des produits de la Banque Dispenser les formations internes destinées aux commerciaux Promouvoir avec la force de vente des actions de prospection Etre le relais commercial entre la Banque et les fournisseurs d’équipement agréés Participer à la conception et être force de proposition sur les produits/offres de leasing pour des opérations spécifiques et non standard Veiller à la communication auprès de la force de vente afin d’assurer la cohérence entre la stratégie commerciale et la vente de produits spécifiques Participer à l’élaboration et l’animation des actions commerciales Développer les ventes croisées grâce à une démarche commerciale coordonnée auprès des commerciaux Assurer la synergie entre le service d’implémentation et le SAV afin de garantir la qualité d’exécution Pour ce poste de 10ème catégorie basé à Douala, le candidat devra avoir les compétences suivantes : DATE LIMITE DE RÉCEPTION DES CANDIDATURES : MERCREDI, LE 11 NOVEMBRE 2020 A 17 HEURES Comment Postuler? Tous les candidats interéssés sont invités à postuler en ligne via le lien suivant : Business Expert Crédit Bail NB : SEULES LES CANDIDATURES RETENUES SERONT CONTACTÉES ULTÉRIEUREMENT.

EMPLOYER : SGBC

EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : Douala

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Date Posted : Nov 02, 2020
Geographic Information System Expert PPRD SOUTH WEST (UNDP) Buea
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 1 Year Appointment
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : CONSULTANCY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Required Skills and Experience Education: At least a Master's degree in Geography, specializing in Geographic Information Systems or Geomatics Experience: At least 5 years of experience, at national or international level, in Geography, specializing in Geographic Information Systems or Geomatics or a similar field; Work experience in similar position will be a strong asset Proven professional experience in the use of computers and office software (MS Word, Excel, etc.), and extensive knowledge of spreadsheet and database software; Good knowledge and use of specifics tools such as ArcGIS, ArcGIS online, QGis, MapBox , Carto, is required Language Requirements: Mastery of written and spoken English; A good knowledge of French would be a determining asset.

Job Description:

  • Background The crisis that affected the North West and South West regions of Cameroon has damaged public infrastructures, broken social cohesion and slowed down economic development. With the aim to resolve the crisis, the President of the Republic called for a Major National Dialogue, that brought together more than 600 participants from all 10 regions of the country. Third quarter of participants to the Dialogue came from the NWSW regions. The Head of State instructed the Prime Minister, Head of the Government to preside over the Major National Dialogue. Among other recommendations, the Major National Dialogue recommended the reconstruction of North West and South West regions. The Government of Cameroon and UNDP collaborated to the formulation of the Presidential Plan for Reconstruction and Development (PPRD) of the North West and South West regions. The PPRD is a component of the National Development Plan 2020-2030 (post DSCE), aiming at reducing the effects of the socio-political and security crisis for the affected communities in the NW/SW regions. The PPRD feeds into the government efforts to resolve the current crisis. This initiative is complementary to other key reforms such as the establishment of a Special Status for the NW/SW regions. Confronted with complex development challenges, the Government intends to emphasize on governance, economic recovery and crisis prevention in order to consolidate the peace process. Through the PPRD, the government aims at reinforcing the resilience and development of the populations in the affected regions of North West and South West. The Government envisages to restore social cohesion, provide livelihood opportunities and increase access to basic services for communities in the NW/SW regions. Finally, through the PPRD, the Government ambitions to bring about short and medium terms transformational changes. The United Nations Development Programme is the implementing partner and fund manager of the PPRD. The program will be implemented through a dedicated accelerated execution modality over a period of 2 years. UNDP will build on its extensive experience to implement similar Recovery and Reconstruction large programs. The PPRD will consolidate peace in the NW/SW regions, by building capacity at national and local levels to address the underlying structural causes of vulnerability, marginalization and insecurity. To this end, the PPRD is articulated around 3 key pillars: social cohesion, rehabilitation of infrastructures for basic services and local economic revitalization. Under the overall guidance of the RR and the direct supervision of the DRR and PPRDPM, The GIS specialist is responsible for the design and implementation of a GIS (Geographic Information System) and the Programme databases. Duties and Responsibilities Design and define the GIS architecture; Propose a methodology to be followed for the implementation of a geographical information system adapted to the components of the Programme; Design a database model for the PPRD GIS; Supervise the development and installation of the system; Organize, prioritize, check data quality and correct data; Produce technical tools for the collection and feedback of information from the field; Transfer spatial (GPS, aerial photographs...) and/or socio-economic data by ensuring a standardized integration of updated information in the project database; Carry out complex spatial analysis operations; Set up a data catalogue; Coordinate with the Experts of the PPRD Management Unit and the control offices the updating of databases, the production of maps to feed the communication media, and the periodic reports (in the form of scoreboards) addressed to the Government; carry out, In conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation Expert, an analysis of the territory, providing a reference situation for future comparisons on the basis of relevant monitoring indicators with a view to assessing and evaluating the factors linked to the progress made during the period of implementation of the PPRD; Elaborate, edit and print the thematic maps by areas of interest and according to the evolution of the programme's activities; Set up a web tool informing on the evolution of the Programme according to the targets; Budget and make proposals for appropriate GIS technology; Define the characteristics and technical specifications of the equipment to be acquired for a better exploitation of the GIS. Planning of system monitoring (MIS) implemented: Plan updates and make a programme for updating the MIS over the entire duration of the programme; Formulate the instructions for the continuous feeding of the database; Develop a training and upgrading plan for PPRD members; Ensure the training and upgrading of the members of the Project Management Unit in cartography/GIS concepts and software through a well-targeted training programme in the field of collection, management, exploitation and updating of geographical data; Accompany the program team after training in the use, handling and operation of the GIS. Integration of MIS into the project monitoring and evaluation methodology: Determine quantifiable socio-economic and infrastructural indicators that can be integrated into the GIS database in consultation and in relation with the M&E Expert; To develop prospective models for the evolution of the territory; Implementation of an easy-to-use tool that can be adapted to all the municipalities in the area of intervention; Development of an implementation plan for MIS and M&E management of the project based on a common architecture and its extension to include new sectors; Evaluation of the necessary budget. Integrate the GIS within the national system of monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects: Develop interactions with existing databases and structures implicated in the execution of the programme. Competencies Core Expected skills: - Knowledge in photogrammetry-interpretation and remote sensing; - Knowledge of GPS surveys and their integration with GIS; - Knowledge of community development approaches; - Pedagogical competence to ensure the training of one or more members of the team. Functional Competencies: - Serve and contribute to the vision, mission, values and strategic objectives of the UPCD; - Participate effectively in an environment based on teamwork, information sharing, collaboration and cooperation with other partners; - Respond flexibly and positively to change through active participation; - Foster a learning environment; facilitates the development of personal and collective skills; - Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new and more effective ways of doing things; - Results Oriented: Plans and produces quality results to achieve objectives; - Demonstrate Innovation and Discernment; - Strive to provide quality, client-centered services in decision making (both internally and externally); - Contribute to the search for innovative and practical solutions to deal with complex situations. Basic skills: - Promotes ethics and professional integrity; - Builds and promotes effective teamwork; - Take initiative; - Facilitates and encourages open communication within the team, communicates effectively; - Creates synergies through self-control. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://jobs.partneragencies.net

EMPLOYER : CAMEROONJOBS.NET

EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : www.cameroonjobs.net

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Date Posted : Nov 02, 2020
Protection, Gender and Inclusion Officer - COVID 19 (IFRC) Yaounde
  • 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 :

  • Education Required A relevant University degree in social sciences, international development, human rights or similar area OR demonstrable equivalent knowledge gained through professional experience. Preferred Higher (master's) degree in social sciences, international development, human rights or similar area OR demonstrable equivalent knowledge gained through professional experience. Experience Required At least 3 years' experience in a PGI related role (protection, Gender and Diversity, PSS, violence prevention, disability rights, trafficking prevention, etc ) Possesses a broad understanding of global humanitarian issues, and international humanitarian standards for Protection, gender and inclusion in disaster response. Possesses working knowledge of protection, gender and inclusion issues in humanitarian and development settings, specifically in the context of Africa Demonstrated professional experience in an organization within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, or in an international organization or NGO Preferred Experience of working directly with case-management and/or referrals of vulnerable individuals affected by protection concerns e.g. survivors of violence, conflict or trauma Knowledge, Skills and Language Required Excellent analytical skills and ability to identify problems and propose solutions Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results Strong inter-personal skills Ability to build trust, develop, and maintain effective work relationships with sensitivity and respect for diversity and inclusive participation Self-reliance, demand driven and able to test impact and results Ability to facilitate trainings and workshops on technical matters Ability to work on MS applications e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint Fluently spoken and written French and English Competencies and Values Required Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability

Job Description:

  • Job Purpose The COVID-19 Pandemic has severe global impacts to peoples Dignity, Access, Participation and Safety. Throughout the operation specific measures will be taken to address the variation and extent of barriers different people face with access to services and information, dignity, participation and safety – to ensure that we 'do no harm' and that services have appropriate reach and relevance. The IFRC response to Covid-19 will pay particular attention to the needs of vulnerable groups, identified as in need of specific assistance and support in this crisis. Groups already identified as particularly at risk include older people, people with physical and intellectual disabilities, adult men, people with underlying physical and mental health issues, pregnant women, homeless or displaced people and migrants (especially irregular), children (especially those out of school or without safe care), low income households and those in institutional settings (prison, refugee camp, aged care -facility). The IFRC will continue to coordinate and ensure targeted and specific action is taken globally, regionally and in country to prevent, mitigate and respond to the increased risk of violence, discrimination, exclusion, and exploitation posed by the impacts of COVID-19. Specific attention will be given to the risks associated with isolation, social distancing, closing of vital institutions and loss of livelihoods, as well as unhealthy coping triggered by grief, stress, fear and loss. Of particular concern are harms and risks related to violence in the home, child abuse and neglect, self-harm, identity-based violence, exploitation and human trafficking. Efforts will be adapted to existing capacities and priorities within each context, with resources and technical support continuously made available at global and regional levels. To address the unprecedented negative socio-economic effects of the outbreak on the most vulnerable and marginalised, efforts to reduce inequalities, discrimination, patterns of unhealthy coping and lasting damage to social protection mechanisms and institutions as well as educational ones will be developed and adapted. Existing programmes and services in National Societies will be supported in scaling up and adaptation, with good practices shared with the IFRC network. The role of Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI) Officer will also be to increase the capacity of IFRC regional office and the National Societies to PGI related policies and tools across programme areas in order to contribute to dignity, access, participation and safety of disaster-affected individuals. The PGI Officer provides technical support to IFRC teams and to the National Societies in integrating gender analysis and considerations into all programmes and services; to assist and support the National Societies to mainstream PGI issues into their organisational development (including into their Strategic Plans and policies) and to systematically incorporate PGI into all systems, procedures and tools; and lastly to support the monitoring of progress. Job Duties and Responsibilities In close collaboration with IFRC PGI staff in Africa and under supervision of the Senior PGI officer for Africa based in Nairobi, the PGI Officer will: Support and coordinate mainstreaming of PGI and in consolidating efforts for PGI in response to COVID-19 pandemic in Africa region. Support Africa NSs in sharing best practices and linking up on technical issues experienced during the COVID-19 response. Ensure technical support to the PGI programming for IFRC & National Society in response to COVID-19. Coordinate the gathering lessons learned from PGI efforts in COVID-19 interventions Support the Senior PGI officer for Africa to develop sector specific (shelter, livelihoods, health, etc.) and tailored mainstreaming of PGI within IFRC's responses including COVID response. Support in systematizing and coordinating on ground and online technical support to National Societies in COVID 19 response To act as a technical resource for protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) issues, supporting National Societies through the IFRC Africa regional office, CCST and country offices To support IFRC and National Societies to develop PGI sensitive services/programmes, policies, procedures and guidelines, and to translate existing guidelines into action at the National Society HQ and branch level Roll out and monitor implementation of the PSEA policy In coordination with PMER, support and advocate for IFRC and National Societies to collect and analyse sex, age and disability disaggregated data. Support PGI integration in Appeals, action plans, assessments and reporting through application of PGI Minimum Standards in Emergencies Through technical assistance to the development and facilitation of training programmes, support capacity and knowledge building of National Societies staff and volunteers and IFRC Africa staff to support the mitigation of PGI risks, to better prepare for future disasters and crises. Support to National Societies for the assessment of gender relations, protection risks, vulnerabilities, needs and capacities to support PGI sensitive programming. Job Duties & Responsibilities 2 To provide technical support on prevention, mitigation and response to SGBV to IFRC and National Society technical teams/focal points, including support to evidence-based initiatives and advocacy efforts. To support the Senior PGI Officer for Africa in ensuring IFRC coordinated emergency preparedness and response programmes/plans integrate PGI elements Support the regional Senior PGI officer in ensuring that IFRC Africa plans and funding proposals include relevant PGI considerations ensuring strong co-ordination with ongoing priorities of the global approaches. Support the regional Senior PGI officer in management and coordination of project activities, the timely and quality delivery of all Project outputs and prepare Project Work Plans, Reports (including Final report and their presentation to donors) and official correspondence; Actively participate and support co-ordination of relevant regional/national conferences within the IFRC and with relevant stakeholders. To improve National Societies' access to PGI resources and information by translating materials in French and drafting quarterly PGI newsletter. Support development of outputs, indicators, and monitoring tools and activities that can guide PGI implementation. Liaise with other movement and non-movement actors at regional level to ensure efficient and effective technical coordination and standardisation Function as an effective team member in IFRC Africa regional office and support in achieving the objectives of the IFRC office. Undertake any other tasks as needs arise Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1604260121328

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EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : www.unjobs.org

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Date Posted : Aug 25, 2020
Environmental Health Officer (IRC) Buea/Bamenda
  • Required No. of Employee's : 2
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ENVIRONMENTAL

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Water and Sanitation Engineering, Public Health or Civil Engineering with 2-3 years’ experience. Master’s Degree is an added advantage Experience from working as Wash/NFI Officer in a humanitarian/recovery or Development context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile environment. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Experience in conducting field level data collection Understanding latest developments and familiarity with current issues, trends and priorities in Cameroon North/west and South west areas Experience and knowledge of carrying out assessments Experience in team management Experience in participating in distributions of humanitarian materials Familiarity with international minimum standards of service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage Knowledge of South-West and North-West regions use, habit and local language Good skills in Excel and Word Fluency in English and work knowledge of an international language are required, Pidgin English skills are a plus Personal qualities Analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills Planning and delivering results Empowering and building trust Communicating with impact and respect Handling insecure environment

Job Description:

  • In the face of a growing humanitarian crisis, the IRC is running emergency programs in the Far North and South West regions of Cameroon. The planned programs include environmental health (EH), Protection and Rule of Law (PROL), Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) and the Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE). The Environmental Health officer, under the supervision of the Environmental Health Manager, will be responsible for the day to day implementation of Environmental Health/WASH/NFI activities in health facilities and communities in North West and South West Region. S/He is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all EH activities in the program Area. S/He will provide technical and managerial leadership to the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion team in these locations and ensure all activities are of high quality and respond to immediate needs. The position will be based in Buéa with frequent travels to the field in North West and South West operation areas. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES In coordination with the EH Manager Implement aspects of the WASH/health program according to proposals, budgets and plans. Ensure adherence to IRC policies and donor requirements. Ensure compliance with issued, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards Assist in the Management and monitoring of projects budgets and finance. Maintain regular budget control, ensuring spending within available unit cost and budget lines. Take responsibility for tracking and financial expenditures for technical activities under WASH on assigned responsibilities. Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities at site. Train and develop team (especially the assistance and outreach workers). Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to IRC representatives in coordination forums. Take technical responsibility for the quality control and monitoring of project activities. Prepare/supervise WASH/NFI activities in line with Designs BOQs and TORs. Good knowledge of WASH and health activities in the context of COVID-19 Good knowledge of IPC and WASH activities in health centers (water supply, waste management, construction of incinerators, waste pits, institutional latrines, etc.). Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures. Fit into and follow detailed project implementation plans and tracking documents. Coordinate with relevant partners (local authorities, community leaders and other NGOs/INGOs). Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required. Conduct quality control and provide technical support to implementing partners and/or contactors. Assist in the Assessment and advise on capacity building needs within the team, stakeholder and beneficiaries to ensure effective developments of quality standards for the WASH/NFI activities. contribute progress monitoring and support M&E activities (i.e. PDMs, PIMs, end line surveys); Any other assignment as may be required by the WASH Project Coordinator or Project Development Manager How To Apply Applicants are requested to send their submissions to: With subject line: “EH OFFICER” by September 01st , 2020 at 5PM Applications must include: Cover letter, (one page) CV, Apply online via, https://rescue.csod.com

EMPLOYER : International Rescue Committee (IRC)

EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : Yaounde

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Date Posted : May 08, 2020
Chief of Party (PSI) Cameroon
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : NGO VOLUNTARY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • What are we looking for? The candidate we hire will embody PSI's corporate values: Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team. Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don't let perfect get in the way of good enough. Honesty: You aren't afraid to speak up and speak your mind. Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results. Commitment: You're independent and a free thinker, but you're ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success. The basics: Minimum of ten years work experience managing a team in a developing country; Proven success in management of complex operations, specifically KfW awards and procedures, in a challenging, developing country environment; Proven experience with social marketing and behavior change communication Experience in managing international health and/or family planning programs; Health franchising experience preferred; Knowledge of international development and reproductive health issues including modern FP-methods; Familiarity with the international donor community; Familiarity and interest in healthcare financing and strategies that promote increased sustainability of the project. Fluency in English and French Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) The successful candidate will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; a strong interest in private sector approaches to development; and a proven ability to produce results and meet objectives under difficult circumstances References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. What would get us excited? Experienced manager. You have been a Country Director, Resident Advisor or Chief of Party, managing large projects before. Capacity Builder: You have experience in building institutions, local technical, management and leadership capacity. Collaborative manager. You have successfully helped teams to learn, grow, and thrive in their work. A connector. You have experience working with Ministries of Health, health care companies, or global health donors and technical partners. STATUS Exempt Position is contingent upon availability of funds Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your to find out. ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status. PI120116686

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  • Who we are With over 45 years of experience, working in over 50 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare. There are over 7,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do. Join us! L'Association Camerounaise de Marketing Social (ACMS) is a non-governmental organization under Cameroonian law and a member of the Population Services International (PSI) network since 1996. Headquartered in Yaoundé, ACMS has field offices in Garoua and Douala and a nationwide staff of about 250. ACMS is recognized as one of the main actors in Cameroon in the prevention of HIV/AIDS and the promotion of family planning through social marketing and behavior change communications. ACMS is a complex organization with mulitple projects and donors and a wide range of products and services, including a social franchising project with 372 network clinics. We are looking for a Chief of Party who will support ACMS in the implementation of a of a large-scale reproductive health project in 4 regions of Cameroon. The project will focus on increasing the use of long-term family planning methods and the prevention of post-partum hemorrhage and other maternal and child health issues. In charge of overall program operations, the Chief of Party will have broad experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of reproductive health programs; experience in training; expertise in the development and marketing of family planning products and services; and expert knowledge in the development of communications strategies based on disciplined use of consumer research. The position will be based in Garoua in Northern Cameroon and report to the Country Representative (CR) based in Yaoundé. Expected start date is April 2020 and is contingent upon funding. Responsibilities Your contribution You will provide ongoing technical and operational assistance to ACMS and coordinate with PSI's multidisciplinary team of experts and Headquarters backstopping teams that jointly support the implementation of ACMS project component in Cameroon. You will ensure quality and timely reporting to the donor and be accountable for project results. You are an excellent team player and good manager with substantial experience in social marketing. You also have experience in administrative and financial management, as well as leading and facilitating internal and external audits, of projects and programs in French-speaking Africa. You have sound knowledge of procedures and practical experience in the implementation of German Financial Cooperation (KfW) projects and/or other projects funded by bilateral and/or multilateral donors. You are used to coordinating short-term expert teams, multi-stakeholder work and working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. Your excellent diplomatic skills will be used to represent the project to the donor, partner organizations and the Ministry of Health. Your external relations skills will ensure that the project is well known by PSI globally and with PSI's external partners. Specific tasks include: Program Management: Provide overall leadership and direction for the ProFam clinics Social Franchising project in 4 regions of Cameroon Oversee program administration, implementation, procurement, fiscal management and subaward monitoring in close collaboration with key team members in 4 project sub-offices Lead financial oversight and monitoring of the project in collaboration with ACMS finance staff and PSI/W Ensure implementation of franchised family health services, interpersonal communication programming, marketing and sales and distribution Coordinate technical training and support for 372 ProFam clinics franchises in long acting reversible family planning methods Develop and implement innovative strategies for increased uptake of modern family planning methods (oral contraceptives, injectables, intra-uterine devices and implants) and the distribution of ORS/Zinc Develop and manage external relations with donor, government, NGOs, and commercial entities Contribute to knowledge management efforts across PSI platforms; Liaise with PSI/Washington departments on budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and analysis (both programmatic and operational) Ensure that the project is contractually compliant and completing all deliverables. Platform Support: Provide technical expertise to CR, Directors, key managers and other platform staff; Strengthen the capacity of and transfer skills to staff enabling them to take ownership of their jobs and to independently implement, manage, and improve business practices and technical services Contribute to platform strategic planning; Assist CR and senior staff to establish and enforce platform policies and procedures in order to achieve PSI Minimum Standards Develop and implement systems that result in improved operational efficiency and reduced organizational risk.Qualifications How to apply Country City Organization Type Career Category Years of experience Share Related Content Source Posted 6 May 2020 Originally published 3 May 2020 + 1 more Source Posted 6 May 2020 Originally published 30 Apr 2020 Source Posted 6 May 2020 Originally published 6 May 2020 Source Posted 5 May 2020 Originally published 5 May 2020 Additional links ReliefWeb's blog ReliefWeb Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians. 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Date Posted : Mar 09, 2020
Administrative Coordinator (Plan International) Bamenda
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualification and Experience University Degree or Three years University Certificate (Licence) in Business Administration, Procurement & Logistics At least 3-4 years working experience in a similar position, Experience working with an international NGO would be an advantage. Demonstrated behaviors needed by the post-holder to successfully perform the role: Timeliness and proactive in the discharge of duties Good planning organizational abilities Communicates in a manner that inspires confidence and professionalism Good supervisory and listening abilities Open to feedback and willingness to adopt to new approaches and processes Ability to inter-face with all levels of management Analytical and attention to detail Good team player Safety and security conscious Good presentation and attention to details Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice. Good communication and ICT skills Good inter-personal skills Good client/customer relations Good writing and reporting skills Good negotiation skills Strong team player High level of discretion Planning & organizing Physical Environment and Demands: Travel requirements This position requires 30% of travel time within the program unit and 70% of the time on office related activities.

Job Description:

  • Purpose: How does this post support Plan’s strategy and mission? To ensure effective and efficient coordination of procurement, contract, hotel booking process, fixed asset follow-up and office related activities towards implementation of the country’s program. Dimensions of Role: The post-holder will organize and manage the support functions above noted to accompany the projects implementation. The holder is responsible for implementation of support functions activities for multiple projects. He/She will provide technical support to actively put into place as well as to ensure the management of a strong supply chains, support and capacity build the logistics, procurement and warehousing staffing to provide high quality logistical operating platform in the Program Unit. - At least one Front Desk Assistant, one receptionist and one Janitor report to the role - Area of Responsibility (location) – Bertoua Program Unit (Position based at Bertoua) Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position: PROCUREMENT Process the purchase and supply of goods and materials for the PU as per the Operation Manual (OM), local procedures and policies to ensure value for money is obtained at all times, Process with the preparation and processing of bidding documents for public tender offers to ensure a fair and transparent process for securing the services of consultants and contractors, Process with the preparation, update and maintenance of contracts to keep and track all contracts without any reports on program disruptions due to maladministration of contracts, Produce and maintain an up-to date supplier database and price list for easy access to the required information that would ensure prompt procurement goods and materials for program activities, Ensure that all the procurement activities are capture in SAP, Monitor and follow-up the hotel and conference room booking. FLEET MANAGEMENT Monitor and follow-up all vehicle & motorcycle fleet movement from the purchase to the disposal, Monitor and follow-up generators usage from the purchase to the disposal, ASSET MANAGEMENT Process with the registration, update and status of the fixed asset acquisition /movement, to keep and track all assets with no reports of loss of assets, Process with inventory and propose assets for disposal DISTRIBUTION / WAREHOUSING Organize and supervise the management of warehouse Organize and document the storage of goods / items Organize and document all distribution process OTHERS Monitor and manage the team of Front Desk Assistant, Receptionist, drivers and Janitors to ensure they perform effectively and provide the required support services, Prepare and follow-up the administrative department cash forecast, Ensure the office and its environment are well kept and maintained to facilitate the smooth flow of office work without any adverse disruptions, Keep the Administrative Manager informed of any initiative or difficulties related to the office for attention/redress for the provision of the required support services for program implementation, and submit all document to his approval, Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time to support the attainment of organizational goals. Dealing with Problems: Understands administrative requirements as per the OM and other policies and procedures and provides required services to staff Supports with coaching staff under his supervision on Procurement & Logistics requirements Exhibit a good sense of judgment and responsibility in the performance of duties Works with minimum supervision Refers all final decision making to a senior manager Communications and Working Relationships: Keeps and maintain a high contact with contractors, service providers and suppliers for the provision of goods, material, equipments, utilities repairs and maintenance that would ensure Plan receives value for money. Maintains a high contact with all country office staff to receive and process requests for administrative services Maintains high contact with staff from the program unit to offer support, information, influence and or reasoning with regards to administration related issues. Level of Contact with Children: Low contact: No contact or Very low frequency of interaction Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children High level: Frequent interaction with children Low contact- the job responsibilities of this position does not require the post holder to have any one-to-one contact with children on a daily basis. There would be occasional contact with children and it is expected that children shall be protected and accompany at all times. 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/Buea/Kumba – CAMEROON Closing date: March 19th, 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. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://plan-international.org/cameroon

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