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Date Posted : Mar 12, 2021
Country Representative (PSI) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : NGO

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • What are we looking for? Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field required Master’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field (i.e. MBA, MPA, MPH) preferred. At least 10 years of related experience managing budgets and international public health programs required, 15 years preferred At least 5 years of experience managing people required, 7 years preferred. Previous country leadership experience preferred. Demonstrated work experience in similar operating environments. Demonstrated experience in government and donor relations and collaboration Demonstrated fundraising experience. Demonstrated leadership and passion for building technical, management and leadership capacity. Fluency in English and French with excellent writing skills. References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values: Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them. Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect. Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve. Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed. Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt. Commitment:  You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

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  • Who we are With over 50 years of experience, working in over 40+ 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 powered healthcare. There are over 5,000 “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! This position is responsible for the overall management and achievement of objectives for their designated PSI country platform. Focus on managing overall strategic alignment, program portfolio performance, risk mitigation and donor compliance across funders and health areas. Lead the network member Senior Management Team and reports to the Regional Representative. Your contribution Lead institutional development through strategic planning, program development, human resource planning and staff capacity building. Lead on sustainability approaches, market development and private sector engagement activities. Ensure compliance of all activities (i.e. financial, minimum standards, program quality assurance, donor regulations) and that all audit recommendations are implemented according to schedule. Proactively perform risk assessments to identify and mitigate risks, including operational, financial, legal, contractual, reputational and safety and ensure mitigation actions are implemented. Oversee program budgets, financial and internal controls; assures timely and accurate financial reporting as required by PSI/Washington and donors. Fundraise for existing and new activities and expansion of the health program’s portfolio. Maintain and foster strong external relations with strategic partners such as government, development partners, implementing partners and UN agencies, among others. Develop and enforce field office administrative policies. Promote an ethical environment in line with PSI’s values. Maintains a working culture that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion. Develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of staff and assets in all aspects of work per best practices, PSI operating standards, and field realities. May participate in and contribute to global initiatives, policies, and strategy. May act as a conduit for field input across these issues 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. ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.

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Date Posted : Nov 24, 2020
Project Analyst (UNPFA) 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 :

  • Qualifications and Experience Education Advanced degree (At least a Master’s degree) in Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Human Rights, Gender, Public Health, or relevant field in Social Sciences. Knowledge and Experience At least 3 years of experience in project management, Project Monitoring and Evaluation Experience in database development, use and management; Demonstrated ability to analyze data / statistics for humanitarian operations; Experience working in humanitarian settings. Have skills in monitoring the implementation of emergency projects with various partners; Knowledge on GBV and SRH issues will be an advantage Experience on implementing ECHO project is a plus Good knowledge of UNFPA working policies and procedures as well as the UN system is an asset. Being familiar with the geographical, social and cultural environment of the Littoral, West, North West and South West of Cameroon. Languages: Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Required Competencies CORE COMPETENCIES ■ Commitment to UNFPA Values and Guiding Principles; ■ Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment/Performance Management; ■ Team Work/Communication/Self-Management ■ Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation and Commitment to Excellence/Decision Making; ■ Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Learning FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES ■ Ability to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team of specialists ■ Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda ■ Results-based programme development and management ■ Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships ■ Innovation and marketing of new approaches ■ Resource mobilization (Programme) ■ Job knowledge ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Compensation and Benefits This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post. The package includes a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits.

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  • Background Information The position The Project Manager will work in close collaboration with the Humanitarian coordinator and the GBV/Gender Specialist. She/He will be responsible for ensuring the coordination and overall management of the "Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon" project. You will ensure the achievement of results and key indicators, as well as the synergy and complementarity between the various actors and stakeholders of the project. She/he will be part of the UNFPA Programme team and work in collaboration with relevant colleagues and create synergies between the development nexus and humanitarian response. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Organizational Setting How you can make a difference: UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results. Job Purpose As part of the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to the Government of Cameroon, UNFPA has just received funding from the ECHO (European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations) for the implementation of the Project entitled "Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon". This project aims to provide a coordinated response combining prevention, mitigation and response (medical care psychosocial support and case management) of gender-based violence including COVID 19 prevention and protection to affected populations in the targeted regions. This position falls mainly under the project“Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon” . ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Main Tasks & Responsibilities You would be responsible for: The Project Analyst is responsible for the coordination, implementation and monitoring and reporting of the activities in the areas mentioned above. Project coordination: Develop objective and punctual planning of project activities, in collaboration with the entire team Guarantee operational, financial and programmatic management in collaboration with team members Ensure compliance with the work plan and propose evidence based readjustments if necessary Ensure the monitoring and evaluation of activities through the development and updating of monitoring tools; Formulate narrative and financial reports to be submitted to the donor; Ensure the timely submission of the monthly activity monitoring report; Report to the management any difficulty encountered in implementation of and help identify solutions; Participate in sectoral coordination meetings at the national level. Administrative management of the project: Facilitate field missions and meetings , support project procurement Ensure appropriate management of project funds (update project financial planning on a monthly basis, every month; Monitor project expenses in collaboration with the administration; Be part of management of the project fundsLiaise with the logistics team for project purchases, Undertake any other tasks as required by the Representative or CO, during period of assignment. For the Information mechanism The National Project Analyst will be responsible for: Provide technical support to data gathering organizations for the collection, processing and use of GBV data. Establish sustainable mechanisms for the collection, processing and use of GBV data. Analyze GBV data, information and monthly trends to feed GBVIMS reports. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://erecruit.partneragencies.org/

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Date Posted : Sep 11, 2020
Field Office/ICLA Coordinator (NRC) Batouri
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : NGO

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Qualifications Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise, including project coordination and project cycle management; Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector; Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts; Documented technical competences related to the position's responsibilities ; Documented results related to the position's responsibilities ; Fluency in French and English, both written and verbal ; Knowledge of the Regional context, specifically the CAR crisis affected areas; Knowledge of Cameroon context .

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  • Duties and responsibilities Generic responsibilities Consolidate and strengthen ICLA programming in the areas of intervention and coverage; Contribute to the development of ICLA strategy, Micro LogFrame, and Plan of Action; Contribute to ICLA programme development, adjustment or review; Plan and conduct relevant ICLA assessments in the zone of coverage and present recommendations Represent ICLA and NRC in relevant coordination mechanisms (e.g. working group meetings); Contribute to the development of Core Competency's M&E mechanisms; Develop ICLA specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism in the area of coverage; Contribute to organisational learning through the provision of technical and programmatic analysis, lessons learned and reports Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff; Work with other coordinators/managers to identify holistic programme opportunities and ensure integrated NRC programming; Ensure all stages of the project management cycle and programme quality are implemented in coordination with the ICLA PDM and within the agreed NRC ICLA Strategy. Specific responsibilities : Provide support to housing land and property rights coordination mechanism; Provide support to Legal identity concertation groups; Develop staff capacity building plan ; Contribute to the identification of ICLA Advocacy priorities ; Supervise both technical and support staff at field office level; Manage day to day HR & Admin, finance, logistics and security tasks of the field office; Conduct a monthly cash inventory at the closure and daily cash counts during the month; Review monthly cash request to Yaoundé & monitor the level of cash flow and transfers; Participate in meetings and coordination forums as required by NRC's management; Communicates on a regular basis the NRC HR Handbook, Code of Conduct and other regulations and ensures understanding and implementation from all staff; Ensures carrying out complete induction for newly recruited staff according to NRC practices and standards; Ensures that all staff have their performance appraisals done and their Work Development Plans are updated as per the NRC related procedures. Personal qualities Strategic thinking; Planning and delivering results; Working with people; Communicating with impact and respect; Analysing; Handling insecure environments . We can offer Beginning: October 2020 Fix term Contract of 12 months Duty Station: Batouri in the East region with 30% of travel Salary: Grade 7 NRC Cameroon Salary grid Location Sambo, Batouri Cameroon 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. Apply online via, https://3390075191.webcruiter.no

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Date Posted : Mar 20, 2020
Senior Field Programmes Coordinator (OCHA)
  • 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 :

  • Required Qualifications · At least a university degree in an appropriate field (conservation / environment / natural resource management wildlife / forest / terrestrial ecology). Additional academic training or a degree in a management field would be a strong asset; · At least 8 years’ professional experience in a project management role, 3 years of which should be in Cameroon with demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams; · Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of forest and wildlife ecology and Management principles and/or poverty alleviation and development issues; · Familiarity with WWF and funding agencies, especially the World Bank, EU, Government and Aid Agencies; · Proven track record in successfully developing, leading and managing projects in the field of conservation, natural resource management, international development, and/or other related fields. Required Skills and Competencies · Proven leadership and team management skills; · Fluency in English and French; · Skilled in negotiation, liaison and in relationship and conflict management; · Strong skills in project planning, proposal writing, financing, management, implementation, and evaluation, and experience working with donors; · Strong organizational and analytical skills; · Strong vocational interest in nature conservation; · A working knowledge of financial management, especially of projects; · Excellent inter-personal skills, with the ability to network and to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels, both internally and with local communities, government agencies, the not-for-profit sector, the scientific community, the business community and the WWF Network; · Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

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  • WWF Cameroon seeks a Senior Field Programmes Coordinator The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. We are an international NGO committed to environmental protection active in almost 100 countries. We have been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa since 1978. WWF has a large and growing conservation programme in Central Africa. We are implementing various projects dealing with protected areas management, forest management; support to various NGOs, Civil Society Organisations and many government ministries (Agriculture, Education, planning etc.) to promote sustainable development For our Country Programme Office in Cameroon, we are looking for a dynamic and committed Senior Field Programmes Coordinator who will promote and ensure the highest standards of conservation delivery at field level in line with WWF- Cameroon Conservation Strategy and the WWF Practices’ priorities. Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon Major Functions: · Within the WWF Cameroon Country Programme Office (CCPO), the Senior Field Programmes Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of WWF field conservation programmes in Cameroon. He/she advises the Country Director on pertinent issues in Cameroon and provides essential input for the Programme’s supervision, review and evaluation; · In close cooperation with the Senior Policy & Conservation Coordinator, the Senior Field Programmes Coordinator works with national authorities, conservation partners and projects in Cameroon in their aim to maintain the biodiversity of the country and contribute to poverty alleviation; · She/he will coordinate conservation development efforts for her/his streams and will be held accountable for that; · The Senior Field Programmes Coordinator will oversee the following field programmes and thematic areas, Jengi TNS Programme, Kudu Zombo Programme, Coastal Forests Programme, Climate & Energy and Wildlife & Protected Areas. Major Duties and Responsibilities: · In close collaboration with the Senior Policy & Conservation Coordinator, initiates, evaluates and develops concepts, descriptions, operating plans and budgets for new projects in Cameroon; · Provides targeted support to field programmes: restructuring of teams, alignment of programme activities with donor commitments and country strategy; · Actively fundraises for approved projects within his portfolio; · Enhance a culture of timely and quality reporting within the Programme, Funding and finance team, through the creation and management of a donor reporting database including the data before, during and after the project completion; · Coordinates the implementation and management of WWF projects under his/her responsibility, and provides them with technical assistance. This includes performing on-site supervision to evaluate specific project progress, organizing and participating in meetings to help determine conservation priorities; · Ensures adequate and timely technical reporting internally and to relevant donors for projects within his portfolio; · Following established WWF guidelines, ensures that appropriate monitoring & evaluation systems are implemented; · Ensures that appropriate ecological and socio-economic monitoring systems are implemented in all WWF field sites; · Ensures the development of project budgets for approval, monitors expenditures against budgets, and ensures the establishment of financial management systems of the projects; · Manages and coaches direct reports; · Improves the technical skills of programme managers; · Develops and/or reviews terms of reference for project contracts and consultants; · Contributes to the revision and implementation of the CCPO strategic plan. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://wwf.panda.org

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