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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

Job Description:

  • 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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