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Date Posted : Nov 17, 2020
Consultant to Support the Editing of the State of the Forest Report (CIFOR) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Fixed Term
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : CONSULTANCY

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Education, knowledge and experience PhD in Forestry or related fields 15 years of post-PhD experience Have a good knowledge of Central Africa Have some familiarity with OFAC and COMIFAC Have a track record of technical and scientific writing Have experience in contributed to one or more previous SOF reports would be a plus Fluency in English and French Personal Attributes and Competencies Have the ability to work in a team

Job Description:

  • 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 Consultant to Support the Editing of the State of the Forest Report Overview The Observatory for the Forests of Central Africa (OFAC) provides up-to-date and adapted information on Central African forests to civil society actors and governments. It allows users of such information to make informed decisions from which to build a green economy for endogenous, sustainable and inclusive economic development, while participating in the fight against climate change and biodiversity conservation. Through capacity building and institutional strengthening, a project known as RIOFAC supports OFAC in its mission.One of RIOFAC's activities is to coordinate the drafting and publication of a State of the Forests (SOF) report. The RIOFAC steering committee has decided to publish an SOF report by mid-2021. CIFOR, which manages the RIOFAC project, is hiring a consultant to support the editing process of this report. Duties and responsibilities The consultant will be responsible to carrying out the following tasks as part of his assignment: Assist the lead editor of the SOF 2021 in following-up the writing of chapter in liaison with chapters' coordinating authors Help to ensure that the deadlines for the drafting of chapters are respected as much as possible Check the compliance of drafted chapters with the adopted editorial style guide Check the consistency of information and data between chapters Do the editorial review of the chapters Support the lead editor of the SOF 2021 report in all tasks as required. Terms and conditions This is a Part-time Consultancy position. Duration of the assignment is 6 months. Work location: Home-based. Living in Yaounde to allow face to face interactions with the lead editor would be preferred To apply, please visit our career site at: https://www.cifor.org/careers To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at: https://www.cifor.org and www.worldagroforestry.org CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence. Application process The application deadline is 15 Nov-2020 We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

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Date Posted : Sep 04, 2020
Head of Regional Bureau Centra Africa (Interpol) Yaounde
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  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : SECURITY

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  • This vacancy announcement pertains to law enforcement officials within INTERPOL's member states only. Please read the Conditions of Secondment in force at INTERPOL as well as the Vacancy notice that are available at the bottom of the page (bullet points). INTERPOL embraces diversity and is committed to achieving diversity & inclusion within its workforce. Qualified applicants from under-represented member countries and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please be aware that your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government will be responsible for all of your salary/remuneration, social insurance, pension contributions, welfare benefits, family allowances, benefits during your assignment at INTERPOL as well as travel, removal expenses related to your arrival at and departure from INTERPOL and any other related costs depending on your circumstances. It is requested that you obtain in writing, confirmation from your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government that it agrees with these CONDITIONS OF SECONDMENT. This confirmation letter should be forwarded to us THROUGH THE NCB, who needs to validate your application. POST INFORMATION Title of the post: SECONDMENT - Head of Regional Bureau, Central Africa Reference of the post: INT02531 Directorate: Global Outreach and regional Support Duty station: Yaoundé, Cameroon Length and type of contract: 3 Year , Secondment Grade: 2 Number of posts: 1 Security level: Basic Deadline for application: 31 October 2020 INTERPOL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of INTERPOL member countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation and disabilities. INTERPOL places no restrictions on the eligibility of candidates, without distinction as to race or ethnic origin, religion, opinions, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. However, the national policy and laws in force in INTERPOL host countries may mean that staff members’ spouses or partners, while legally recognized by the Organization, are not given the same recognition when they reside in certain duty stations. When this is the case, the Organization will inform the candidates accordingly to ensure that they are aware of the situation and allow them to make an informed decision. Confidentiality Regime In application of Article 114.1 of INTERPOL’s Rules on the Processing of Data (RPD), the General Secretariat is “responsible for determining authorization procedures or a system of security clearance at each data confidentiality level”. Member states which are not able or willing to assist INTERPOL in performing such a check should be aware that some INTERPOL information might not be made available to their nationals working at INTERPOL. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL For official use only” or “INTERPOL RESTRICTED”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Restricted” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Basic security screening. For seconded or other officials assigned to work or assist at the General Secretariat by a member country, in lieu of Basic security screening, the respective NCB shall attest that the equivalent of the INTERPOL Basic security screening has been satisfactorily completed. This means that the following verifications will not be performed by the General Secretariat but are considered to have been taken care of by the respective NCB. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Confidential” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Enhanced security screening. Under no circumstances should clearance be granted simply because of an official’s rank, post held, or length of service. Staff may only gain access to General Secretariat premises and to police information if the appropriate INTERPOL security clearance has been obtained. In order to reduce the secondment timeline, and as the Enhanced security screening may take some time, the seconded Official requiring INTERPOL Confidential security clearance may be authorized to start the secondment if the NCB can confirm that the equivalent to Basic security screening has been performed. Access to INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL information will not be authorized until Enhanced security screening is confirmed. Available documents CONDITIONS OF SECONDMENT FOR OFFICIALS - YAOUNDE.pdf VN INT02531 Head of RB Yaounde.pdf

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  • This vacancy announcement pertains to law enforcement officials within INTERPOL's member states only. Please read the Conditions of Secondment in force at INTERPOL as well as the Vacancy notice that are available at the bottom of the page (bullet points). INTERPOL embraces diversity and is committed to achieving diversity & inclusion within its workforce. Qualified applicants from under-represented member countries and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please be aware that your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government will be responsible for all of your salary/remuneration, social insurance, pension contributions, welfare benefits, family allowances, benefits during your assignment at INTERPOL as well as travel, removal expenses related to your arrival at and departure from INTERPOL and any other related costs depending on your circumstances. It is requested that you obtain in writing, confirmation from your home Administration/Agency/Service/Government that it agrees with these CONDITIONS OF SECONDMENT. This confirmation letter should be forwarded to us THROUGH THE NCB, who needs to validate your application. POST INFORMATION Title of the post: SECONDMENT - Head of Regional Bureau, Central Africa Reference of the post: INT02531 Directorate: Global Outreach and regional Support Duty station: Yaoundé, Cameroon Length and type of contract: 3 Year , Secondment Grade: 2 Number of posts: 1 Security level: Basic Deadline for application: 31 October 2020 INTERPOL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of INTERPOL member countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation and disabilities. INTERPOL places no restrictions on the eligibility of candidates, without distinction as to race or ethnic origin, religion, opinions, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. However, the national policy and laws in force in INTERPOL host countries may mean that staff members’ spouses or partners, while legally recognized by the Organization, are not given the same recognition when they reside in certain duty stations. When this is the case, the Organization will inform the candidates accordingly to ensure that they are aware of the situation and allow them to make an informed decision. Confidentiality Regime In application of Article 114.1 of INTERPOL’s Rules on the Processing of Data (RPD), the General Secretariat is “responsible for determining authorization procedures or a system of security clearance at each data confidentiality level”. Member states which are not able or willing to assist INTERPOL in performing such a check should be aware that some INTERPOL information might not be made available to their nationals working at INTERPOL. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL For official use only” or “INTERPOL RESTRICTED”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Restricted” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Basic security screening. For seconded or other officials assigned to work or assist at the General Secretariat by a member country, in lieu of Basic security screening, the respective NCB shall attest that the equivalent of the INTERPOL Basic security screening has been satisfactorily completed. This means that the following verifications will not be performed by the General Secretariat but are considered to have been taken care of by the respective NCB. In order to be able to access police information classified as “INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL”, the individual has to obtain “INTERPOL Confidential” security clearance. This clearance is granted after Enhanced security screening. Under no circumstances should clearance be granted simply because of an official’s rank, post held, or length of service. Staff may only gain access to General Secretariat premises and to police information if the appropriate INTERPOL security clearance has been obtained. In order to reduce the secondment timeline, and as the Enhanced security screening may take some time, the seconded Official requiring INTERPOL Confidential security clearance may be authorized to start the secondment if the NCB can confirm that the equivalent to Basic security screening has been performed. Access to INTERPOL CONFIDENTIAL information will not be authorized until Enhanced security screening is confirmed. Available documents CONDITIONS OF SECONDMENT FOR OFFICIALS - YAOUNDE.pdf VN INT02531 Head of RB Yaounde.pdf

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Date Posted : Mar 16, 2020
Budgets and Grants Officer (AWF) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : Budgets and Grants Officer

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field At least 3 years of relevant working experience, at least within a donor-funded nonprofit organization Certification such as CGMA, CPA or other related certifications; Solid knowledge of grant management principles, including U.S. government funding, European Union and German donors Experience communicating financial information to a non-financial audience Ability to organize and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner Ability to manage competing priorities, exercise good judgment, and quickly identify and resolve problems with minimum supervision Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment Ability to manage sensitive and confidential matters with the highest level of professional Ability to provide good customer service with patience and a sense of urgency Ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment Must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with staff, partners and donors Willingness to travel, sometimes to remote areas The successful candidate must have a strong interest in learning and understanding conservation programs Preferred Requirements Financial management system experience; Regional/international experience; Ability to speak, read and write in French and English is required. Strong technical skills, including MS Excel, and the ability to navigate within accounting systems and other databases

Job Description:

  • Reporting to the Budgets and Grants Manager, the Budget and Grants Officer– (BGO) will oversee the initial set-up of a broad range of federal, non-federal government and privately funded grants, including proper maintenance of documentation thereof. The BGO will maintain AWF’s multi-year budget ledger by ensuring the same reflects AWF's internal approved work plans and agrees with the donor approved budget. He or She will coordinate monthly budget phasing from both Program and Support teams and will ensure all budget projections are updated in the respective budget ledgers. The BGO will support pre and post-award management, grant audits, grants receivable, internal monthly life of the grant reports, budget compliance and financial reporting to donors. The BGO will assist in developing and maintaining the organizational budget. This position will be based in Yaoundé, Cameroon but will require occasional trips to other AWF offices for training and support. Responsibilities Organize and disseminate key budget and grant information Receive and organize all documentation relating to new Awards and Modifications, summarize key donor conditions on a Grant Data Sheet and distribute appropriate key information to Finance staff, and Program team, Management Systems team and Program Design team in a timely manner; Provide capacity building to Program, Support and Field Finance staff on key donor contractual requirements and AWF best practices in Budgets. Proactively disseminate information about up-coming grant milestones (grants coming to an end, reports due, grants closed, etc.) to respective staff (Donor Relationship Managers, Program Managers, Finance Staff, Admin Staff, etc.) to ensure compliance with the grant conditions. Budget Management and Analysis Review and perform real-time maintenance of the Grant and Budget Ledgers by ensuring the two ledgers are reconciled to harmonize Donor approved budget vs AWF internal work plan budgets Post budget adjustments in the Budget ledger on a timely basis. Administer Unanet timesheet system, ensuring timesheet updates and adjustments are in accordance with the organizational approved operating budget. Tracking and posting monthly in-kind/matching contribution documentation for grants with matching requirements; Ensure spending that does not align with approved budgets are adequately approved and reclassified in the accounting system. Assist the Budget and Grants Manager and the Director of Finance in the development of the annual operating budget. Assist in the development of tools for budget preparation and monitoring. Assist in performing cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, and explore alternative financing methods Participate in quarterly monitoring meetings with program teams to review staffing, budgets, and program implementation with a view to tracking potential risks, constraints or impediments to grant implementation; and providing expert recommendations to Management to mitigate risks. Grant financial management and Compliance Run and share weekly/monthly grant spending reports and analyze for correct spending pattern and compliance to donor budget; flag to Budget and Grants Manager, Director of Finance and respective Program Design staff or donor point of contact on any key highlights requiring action; Run bi-weekly grants receivable and advances to ensure accurate and timely donor invoicing and drawdowns; Ensure all grants spending are on track and provide reports on any budget risks promptly; Support the Grant close-out process to ensure that grants are closed out within budget and established timeframes; Assist in completing accurate and timely monthly grants closeout checklist; Assist in preparation of donor reports for final review and sign off by the Senior Budget and Grants Officer and Budget and Grants Manager Carry out monthly grant transactional review for compliance with donor regulations. Conduct continuous grant/subgrant field compliance review and capacity building of AWF field staff and subgrantee staff on compliance requirements Assist with grant audits by preparing the required schedules and reports for review. Financial Reporting Run, analyze and disseminate monthly budget management reports to all Budget Managers Develop and maintain a Grants Milestone of financial reporting requirements and other performance requirements with related deadlines for each grant and contract agreement and dissemination of such milestones to teams for forward planning Other Duties Assist in Grant and compliance with donor rules and regulations; Prepare and assist in developing ad hoc reports or cost analysis; Support in completion of accurate and timely monthly grants closeout checklists; Provide financial assistance during proposal development by Program Design; Any other relevant duties as assigned by the Budget and Grants Manager and Director of Finance. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.awf.org

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