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Date Posted : Jul 21, 2020
Program Lead, Education (Plan Int. Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Technical expertise, skills and knowledge Relevant knowledge and experience; Minimum 5 years university studies in Education Science or related field (Master Degree) or 3 years university Studies (Post Graduate Diploma) with at least 05 years of experience leading, managing and implementing large international development projects in Education and ECD Outstanding knowledge of Cameroon education system Professional experience interacting with Government donor agencies, host country governments, and other relevant stakeholders Senior level knowledge of project management within large grant context Knowledge of IQE and ECD cognitive approaches Extensive knowledge of the education and nutrition system in Cameroon considered an asset Knowledge of Results Based Management models Ability to integrate latest knowledge and best practices into program design Strong knowledge of the Rights of Child. Proficient in Microsoft applications and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet. Experience managing a large child-centred and community-based programs for an international NGO. Knowledge about gender and development, experience and proficiency in managing programs that mainstream and promote gender equality at all levels. Skills Excellent written and spoken English and French skills Communication - excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural contexts Strong networking skills required for building partnerships with government both locally and nationally. Ability to build and foster collaborative working relationships with diverse stakeholders including project staff, local government representatives, local donor representatives, etc. Ability to monitoring project results and expenditures against work plans Analytical, report writing and editing skills Strong facilitation skills Strong negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills. Budgeting, financial management, and foreign exchange risk management skills. Proven leadership and people management skills: develops, motivates, coaches and promotes high performance by teambuilding. Solid understanding of compliance requirements of institutional and corporate donors. Experience in managing large grants in a partnership setting and using a multi-stakeholder approach. Behaviours Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team Balances future vision with practical delivery Develops mutual trusting relationships with complex partnerships that have excellent business outcomes Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organisation Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly Tolerant of difference - cultural sensitivity in relation to its impact on reaching children Creative, solution-focused decision making Forward thinking, creative and looking for a challenge, flexible approach to dealing with ambiguity/changes in priorities. Ability to work comfortably and sensitively across cultures Able to work in a complex organisation and people environment Works in a participative community approach. 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 Value Proposition The post holder will provide leadership and strategic direction for Plan's programs in Education. S/He will work closely with business Development team on proposal writing to increase Plan's portfolio in Cameroon; Ensuring that all projects are aligned to the Country Strategy according to Cameroon policies and strategies. The incumbent will oversee all portfolios handled by education project managers and will be expected to develop tools and guidance proactively to have a consistent way of implementing Plan's approaches and strategies in Cameroon. The job holder is member of Extended CLT. S/He works closely with head of influencing unit to address Plan's advocacy and influencing initiatives in favour of girls education as planned in the CS on one hand; documents Plan's best practices and draw lessons on gender transformative program activities with communities in collaboration with Program Quality Manager. Dimensions of the Role Acts as technical reference person for education sectors and represents Plan in all relevant fora and meetings. Oversees all education portfolios that are being implemented at field level (Projects) as a country program. Accountabilities Technical leadership A clear strategic paper is designed to detail how the CS' program objective 'Learn' on formal and non-formal basic education will be implemented. Support Project Managers in developing tools and guidance to harmonize the way we consistently do program work and implement program quality procedures. Responsible for developing and implementing a detailed gender-responsive quality education strategy for Plan International in Cameroon which will support the delivery of the Country Strategy and reflects the Global Strategy. Expand Plan's work on IQE, ECD, SIP, safe school, code of conduct, EiE, Aflatoon, Reflect, ALP ...etc across Plan's geographic areas and contribute to influence other stakeholders beyond. Ensuring education policies and standards are shared/displayed and understood and adhered to by all staff. Position Plan as active member of Inclusive Quality Education areas of distinctiveness in relevant global and local networks. Supports DRM Manager in designing proposals and implementing projects for emergencies in the area of EiE. Consider Nexus programming to include programming in time of crisis and resilience. Applies/introduces innovative approaches and good practices to build capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable project results. Team-up with BDM and IT Coordinators to design innovative projects on ICT4D, ALP in collaboration with other program leads. Proactively design and share Plan's approach for alternative education and accelerate advocacy work toward integration in government policies & strategies. Portfolio Management Budget management responsibility at country level according to annual plan; consolidating and analysing all education project budgets outputs and advise project managers and CLT of achievements and issues on regular basis. Support in monitoring project implementation milestones and reporting requirements in collaboration with MERKM units and BD team. Thorough understanding of global developments on Education and in particular follows trends and updates from UNICEF, UNESCO and MoE and ensure alignment of the project with both international and national education SDG priorities and plans. Liaise with other partners to identify areas for lobbying and advocacy and work with them to develop action plans/initiatives to address the same. Proposal writing Monitors CS program objective achievements and provide guidance to CLT, BD and PAM on programmatic gaps as well as RM strategies or funding opportunities to achieve the goal Develop high quality proposals in collaboration with BD, project managers and other heads of impact areas according to sound child rights situation analysis, Plan's CS objectives and Cameroon priorities. Reporting Technical review of all project reports in the sectors Prepares corporate reports (Monthly, Quarterly and Annual) that demonstrates clear picture/footprint of Plan's work in the field. Ensures PM/PC produce regular and high-quality project narrative & financial reports as required by the donor and internally within Plan International network Ensures PM/PC produce baseline, rapid internal mid-term and end of project assessments (including gender and adolescents), monitoring and evaluation reports and dissemination. Take a significant leadership role in compiling and sharing relevant, timely input for various internal and external communications material. Lead quarterly reports of Education and ECD based on agreed indicators in the CS results chain in line with MERKM Unit Ensures that Plan International's global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International's Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures. Dealing with Problems/Risks Strategic thinking and advising management in challenging operational environment during disease-prone disasters (EiE). Conduct risks analysis for each Education & ECD related project and advice management and field offices. High degree of complexity in resolving a wide range of challenges related to the programme Ability to solve high impact problems by providing flexible, dynamic, agile and innovative problem-solving leadership and implementation as needed throughout the project Works with minimum supervision, but in strong collaboration and cooperation within a team and partnership Designs, develops and supports the implementation of Education & ECD programmes within the organization Puts in place creative and easy to understand approaches that would support staff in understanding and implementing education and ECD programs Analyses issues for decision making to strengthen and support delivery of Education & ECD programs that meets organizational requirements and refer to high manager and governance structures for approval. Key relationships Working contacts inside and outside the organization; include the purpose and level (high, medium, low) of the contact; Internal A member of the Program Team: collaborating with other functions - sponsorship, finance, HR, IT and operations to ensure that program work is delivered timely with high quality Regionally; A member of the WACAH Network meetings: supporting colleagues and drawing on the support they can offer. Globally; Relates to International Networks like ECD, EiE, IQE for technical support on Global Policy, key strategies and approaches and share successes and learnings. External Represents Plan in all relevant sectorial fora in Cameroon related to ECD & Education; Interact with Government institutions responsible for Education and ECD issues. MoE, UNICEF and other UN bodies Donors and other Agencies Local partners Physical Environment This post is based in CO with approximately 30% to Program Areas and other travels when required Level of contact with children Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children. ​​​​​​​ 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: Yaounde - CAMEROON Closing date: August 01st, 2020 Females candidates are highly encouraged to apply 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. Apply online via,

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Date Posted : Jun 05, 2020
Monitoring Assistant (WFP) Bamenda
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 06 Months Contract
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE: At least three (3) years of relevant professional experience in collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners and other stakeholder. DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE: Has experience analyzing programme output and outcome data. General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards. STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of secondary school. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Project management, Agriculture, Agricultural economics, Economics, Rural development, Food security, Nutrition, Development economics, International development or another relevant field will be an asset. Language: Fluency (level C) in English and good working knowledge of French. Good understanding of local language Pidgin is desirable.

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 perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards. Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items. Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making. Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services. Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations. Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas. Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance. Perform any other related duty as may be required by WFP Management 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives. Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor. Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates. Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission. People Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities. Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work. Create an “I will”/ ”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor. Performance Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues. Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency. Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments. Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field. Partnership Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor. Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals. Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Strategic Management Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship. Performance Management Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards. Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards. Data Analytics and Visualization Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities. Programme Monitoring and Review Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.wfp.org

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Date Posted : Mar 18, 2020
Depot Maintenance Associate (Maersk) Douala
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : MAINTENANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Who we are looking for Requires a High school diploma plus vocational instruction in business administration Requires Technical expertise in Reachstacker, forklifts, handling equipment's in general and trucks maintenance Extensive knowledge of IFS, MS Excel, Ms Word, Ms Power Point, Cummins Insite and Inpower Ability to generate clear, concise, logical action plans, forecasts and procedures for a variety of tasks Must have a general technical knowledge on new development in equipment industry Be bilingual (English and French) and have a fluent communication

Job Description:

  • Maersk Cameroon is looking to hire a Depot Maintenance Associate to join our team in Douala. He/she will be responsible to ensure various clerical, technical & administrative duties related to the maintenance of equipment, machines owned by APMT IS Cameroon in accordance with the policy and strategy in place and in compliant with Maersk rules. Follows established procedures and guidelines around preventive & corrective maintenance in accordance with team in charge or vendors contracted for. We Offer At Maersk, you'll be part of a global team motivated by bringing food and commodities to people in every corner of the world. We do this through close partnerships with our valued customers, who trade everything from seafood and fruits, to clothes, electronics and cars! No matter our role in the Region our end goal is to simplify the lives of our customers. This is done through seamless processes, best in class digital solutions, and great customer service! So, we offer: i. Results orientation ii. Improved commercial and leadership capabilities iii. Interaction within broader Area for best practice sharing iv. Creating network within the global organization v. Understand market and customer drivers vi. Improve understanding of how best to generate profit for Maersk Moreover, you will expand your customer network and enrich your market and product knowledge while enhancing the Maersk's leadership position and contributing to the continuous success of the Maersk Cameroon organization Key Responsibilities Ensure that operations are supplied with properly maintained equipment Responsible to direct Labour in the maintaining of a safe and clean working environment with safety procedures and frequent inspections Investigate long-term cost savings for areas of excessive repair requirements to maximise profitability Drives the initiatives in a positive manner and set an example in the company`s values Maintain a schedule for presentative maintenance for all equipment to maximize the asset life/longevity/ of invested capital Assess equipment needs on an ongoing basis to ensure that needs are being met. Communicate shortages to appropriates departments, respond to requests for repairs promptly, without disruption in operations Directly/indirectly supervise labour to ensure all daily work assignments are completes in a proper, safe, and efficient manner at all the times Address any grievance brought to your attention in an expeditious manner; investigate the grievance and use your independent judgement and discretion in addressing the grievance in the best interest of the company Review purchase orders, using IFS for parts and material associated with maintaining equipment Capture true cost of maintenance by equipment number including 100 % of parts and labour for each work order Control and reduce maintenance and materials cost using IFS Interface with equipment suppliers to develop and to review equipment specifications. Monitor the performance of the equipment and its manufacturer following delivery to the operations Perform on-site inspections during the manufacturing process Be responsible for invoice approval and accountability for all contracted services, while actively pursuing lower costs solutions Set a dashboard to cover equipment performance, downtime, running time et costs reductions Measure performance of any vendors or 3rd party provider in charge of maintenance Provide a throughout and logical analysis for any job to perform on machines and be able to challenge others point of view Perform other duties as required Last application date: 29 March 2020. At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace. APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group - a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals! www.maersk.com

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