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Date Posted : Jul 07, 2020
Consultant in HLP (NRC) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 30 Working days
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : CONSULTANCY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications An advanced degree in Law, Political Science or related social sciences, or a combination of a Bachelor degree in any of the specified fields of study plus extensive professional research expérience; At least 5 years of research experience, either in a reputable firm or as an independent freelance consultant, with focus issues linked to rural land tenure, issues related to access to rural and urban land and collaborative dispute resolution mechanisms Previous experience in Cameroun or any central African country with a similar context is preferred. Personal qualities Knowledge of HLP issues related to forced displacement.; Clear, professional and effective written English and French.

Job Description:

  • Duties and responsibilities The consultant position is expected to achieve the following during this consultancy period: - Carry out a detailed assessment on the HLP issues and the disputes resolution mechanisms in areas affected by the displacement in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon; - Identify which dispute resolution mechanisms are providing services for different types of HLP disputes - and whether these mechanisms are seen as legitimate and accessible to target communities ; - Do clear recommendations on the way to prevent/address the issues identified; - Develop training modules for the dissemination of the findings. DELIVERABLES - Inception report prior to deployment to Cameroon; - Preliminary report findings presentation ; - Final report. T ECHNICAL PROPOSAL - An outline of the research framework and methods, including comments on the TOR, proposed timeframe and work-plan. Proposals should not exceed 5 pages; - CVs, references for previous relevant work, and evidence of past research projects . OTHER CRITERIA - The Consultant is liable for his own tax, VAT to local authority, social security payments, health insurance, sick pay etc; - The Consultant is paid on the basis of production of invoices ; - The Consultant must be registered as a Ltd company/self-employed; - The Consultant uses their own equipment. Methodology The consultant will propose an appropriate methodology based on the study deliverables. Ideally, the methodology will include the following core elements: A desk review of reports, key project documents and tools Field data collection on a well-defined sample (selection to be discussed by the consultant and the project team) Interviews with national and local stakeholders involved in the education/ legal issues. The report The main body of the final report should be in English and not exceed 30 pages. It should include an executive summary and recommendations. Technical details of the main report should be confined to appendices, which should also include a list of informants and the consultant's work schedule. Background information should only be included when it is directly relevant to the report's analysis and conclusions. Recommendations should also include details as to how they might be implemented. The report will also include a 2-page management response from NRC. Contacts Kenneth Kai Komba HR Manager Cameroon The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Applications must be made via the website, https://3390075191.webcruiter.no/Main/Recruit

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Date Posted : May 08, 2020
Programme Policy Senior Associate (WFP) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Educational Requirements Completion of secondary school education. Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional 5 years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses. Skills: Advanced Excel skills required, SPSS and Tableau software knowledge desirable. Working Languages: Fluency in English and French is a requirement for this position, given the bilingual nature of the country and the response in fully Anglophone areas. DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE Has worked with technical CFM teams Has worked with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.). Has contributed to implementation of programmes. Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

Job Description:

  • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. JOB PURPOSE: To provide effective specialized support and technical analyses to policy and programme activities that effectively meet food assistance needs. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Under direct supervision of the M&E Officer, the Programme Policy Senior Associate will among other tasks perform the following activities: KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance. Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size that are relatively straight forward in nature, ensuring a coordinated approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures. The staff member will be responsible for overseeing the established feedback mechanism, working in close collaboration with Field Monitors, Cooperating Partners (CP), WFP activity managers and third-party platform provider, ensure timely feedback, escalation, follow up and closure of CFM reports. Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained. Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders. Review the Daily and Weekly CFM (Complaint Feedback Mechanism) reports and generate an analytical report detailing all serious cases by type, Governorate, FDP and by office for immediate action by Programme and other related functions. Close coordination/working relationship with third party CFM provider for field verification of reported cases, and the quality assessment of CFM provider reports. Supervise the CFM (Hotline) Operators, work closely with the CFM colleagues to prepare a work plan for the Unit and each staff member with clearly measurable outputs and outcomes. Review the current CFM Tracking & Follow-up Model with a view to refining it for better outcome reporting, case management and coordination with relevant units, offices for closure discussions internally. Escalate failed, or long-drawn CFM cases to Head of Programme. Maintain food diversion and misuse cases and update the diversion tracking sheets, following-up actions taken to recover diverted food and coordinate with the donor reporting focal point to report food diversion cases. Help CPs and Field Monitors raise awareness of the CFM components among affected populations and response partners. Support the adjustment of the communications and outreach strategy according to the needs of affected populations on the ground. Ensure prompt referral of cases of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to relevant Protection from SEA (PSEA) focal points to ensure timely action. Pro-actively identify areas for improvement of the CFM based on information received, sharing with the Head of Programme for higher level recommendations. Other duties, as required. Perform Other tasks as required 4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities: Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. Be a force for positive change Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). Make the mission inspiring to our team Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations and is able to communicate this link to others. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. Create an inclusive culture Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence and develop and improve individual skills. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. Focus on getting results Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. Make commitments and make good on commitments Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. Be Decisive Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction. Connect and share across WFP units Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles. Build strong external partnerships Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. Be politically agile & adaptable Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design. Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers) Demonstrates ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance programmes deploying the full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation. Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes. Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high-quality emergency programmes. Strategic Policy Engagement w/Government Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://unjobs.org

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Date Posted : Mar 09, 2020
Finance Assistant (Plan Int.) Bamenda, Buea, Kumba
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives: Gained through education, training, & experience Qualification and Experience HND or BTS in accounting, finance, management, economics At least 2 years experience preferably in an international development organization, Demonstrated behaviors needed by the post-holder to successfully perform the role: Leadership Behaviors NA Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice. Accounting experience, in data entry Knowledge of local finance system, Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet), Be bilingual (English and French) Plan International’s Values in Practice We are open and accountable Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors. Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity. Consistent and fair in the treatment of people. Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them. Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people We strive for lasting impact Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations. Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas. Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness. We work well together Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children. We are inclusive and empowering Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Job Description:

  • Purpose: How does this post support Plan’s strategy and mission? Responsible for providing financial and operational support to SW Response by facilitating timely request of funds. Performs general accounting functions primarily, encoding of transactions, cash payments to staff and third parties, maintenance of subsidiary accounting records, preparation of financial reports and provision of assistance on other accounting related functions. Dimensions of Role: Financial measures or statistics relevant to post such as budget; list of direct and indirect reports Cash disbursement and journals, Accurate and systematic filling of documents Month end reporting Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position: “What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success Processes Payment Vouchers, Journal Vouchers through SAP on time and in accordance with the Operations Manual. Ensure that all the payments and journal attachments are cancelled with the stamp “PAID” before approval by the supervisor. Encodes accrual accounting entries in accordance with the accrual accounting plan of action. Coordinates the receipt of all fund requests from Program Units and from all department units and ensures accuracy of fund request received from various department units. Maintains complete and accurate file of fund transfer transmittals and ensures that bank Balances will have sufficient balance to avoid no sufficient funds at any given point in time. Records all documents from other departments in the appropriate ledger (LPO, payment requests, PO, POM, PCR…) for traceability Records all documents sent out of Finance Department to the appropriate ledger for traceability Liaise with other departments to prepare the monthly and the weekly cash forecast Files all Disbursement Vouchers/Journal Vouchers systematically no later than the following month, with all supporting documents attached and duly stamped with PAID, date and check number indicated. Safe-keeps all unused checks and check stubs in the vault. Process payment to staff and keep unused funds to the vault Prepare the cash situation in a weekly basis and send to the Country Accountant for review Ensure that all the Projects Vs Actual report are shared with the Project Coordinator every 25th of the month before the closure to correct all inconsistencies if any. Prepares Year-End schedules and reports accurately and on time and provides assistance in the consolidation of PUs Budget during budget period. Ensure that Plan’s Child Protection Policy and related procedures are adhered to in all aspects of work Perform others tasks assigned by the supervisor Ensure that Plan’s gender policy is properly implemented especially through the day to day work Dealing with Problems: Complexity of problems handled & the degree of investigation, analysis, & creative thinking required to solve them NA Communications and Working Relationships: Working contacts inside and outside the organization; include the purpose and level (high, medium, low) of the contact Has high contact with all NW/SW Program Staff and program unit Account staff to perform his/her assignment 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 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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