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ERT – Project Coordinator

South Sudan, Aweil , Juba

Role & ResponsibilitiesManage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the Project Coordinator also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership and security.Project OverviewThe Emergency Response Team (ERT) works across all 10 states of South Sudan in response to acute emergencies: disease outbreaks, displacement due to conflict, above-emergency-levels of malnutrition, high mortality rates, and natural disasters. Medair is one of the few agencies with the ability to respond across multiple sectors flexibly and rapidly throughout South Sudan. The ERT has teams covering four sectors of work – water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), health, nutrition, and emergency shelter/non-food items (ES/NFI). Teams often work together in field sites. As many as eight different emergency sites may be active at any given time.WorkplaceField based position in Juba, South Sudan. Take a look at Medair's work in South Sudan.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, 24 monthsKey Activity AreasProject ManagementOversee the overall implementation of the designated project(s) in consultation with the relevant Project Manager(s) and in accordance with the project proposals, ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget.Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation against project objectives is conducted and reports provided to the relevant in-country or GSO managers or to donors.Maintain an overview of the regional context with a view to the strategic development of new projects both in current sites and in surrounding regions. This may include baseline needs assessments.Support the Programme Funding Manager, the Deputy Country Director and the Country Director in the development and production of new concepts and proposals.Develop, in consultation with the other senior field managers, an implementation strategy which is appropriate to the country context and strategy.Ensure complete and timely reporting of activities to Medair, donors, line managers and any other relevant bodies.RepresentationDevelop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) and represent Medair at relevant meetings (e.g. state and local government, sector-coordination and security) in order to facilitate and ensure cooperation and partnerships.Attend OCHA EP&R meetings as needed, the Needs Analysis Working Group, and the Access Working Group and other meetings relevant to specific emergencies and emergency responses.Liaise regularly with UNOCHA, cluster leads and co-leads (WASH, health, nutrition, ES/NFI), representatives of the Government of South Sudan and other emergency response partners in discussing potential or current emergencies.Financial ManagementPlan and construct the budgets for the designated projects, in collaboration with the relevant Project Manager(s) and Sector Advisers and in accordance with donor guidelines.Monitor the spending of the designated project(s).Staff ManagementEnsure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines.Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching and through the promotion of capacity building of local staff.Security ManagementGuide the process, monitor and review security assessments for new locations and the security status of the area(s) of operation on a regular basis.Ensure all staff members and all visitors receive appropriate in security-related topics.Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reportsTeam Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsUniversity degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development / Business Administration.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment.Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.Experience and willingness in training/mentoring staff.Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards.Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good negotiation, report and proposal writing skills. Excellent communication skills. Problem solving ability.Committed to team-building and able to develop and support other team members.Advanced leadership and project management skills. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Medair Virtual Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (vROC) – June 2021

Switzerland, Vaud , Ecublens

LocationvROC location - Online courseStarting Date & Initial Contract DetailsFor the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have adapted the ROC to hold it virtually (vROC). Those invited will participate from home, and will need to be fully present online for the entire vROC week, and will not be able to schedule any professional or personal commitments during the vROC dates. A laptop with a working camera, good power supply as well as a strong internet connection, will be required to participate. Further information to be provided.Course dates:12th June – 19th June 2021vROC Application deadline:12th May 2021Contract lengthIf a field contract is signed after the vROC, it normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years.Please note that attending the vROC does not guarantee a job placement after the vROC.Field WorkplaceMedair is currently working in Afghanistan**, Bangladesh,** D.R. Congo, Jordan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Somalia, South Sudan**, Sudan, Syria** and Yemen.Field contracts given will be based in one of these countries or any new programmes that Medair starts up.Why consider the Medair vROC?If you have professional experience that matches one or more of the Medair sectors but you cannot see any current jobs that fit your profile, apply directly for the Medair vROC, our 'virtual Relief and Recovery Orientation Course'.We will try and match your profile to our upcoming field vacancy needs and if there is a good match, we will consider you for this vROC or a future ROC or vROC.Everyone who desires to work as an International Staff in one of our field programmes must first successfully complete the ROC or vROC.Candidates accepted onto the Medair ROC/vROC will be considered for International Staff field rolesROC OverviewThe ROC is an intensive experiential orientation to relief work with Medair. This 7 day course is held three/four times a year. Participants experience the challenges of relief work through practical simulations and become familiar with Medair's values, projects, and country programmes. Each participant will be interviewed by a senior member of the Medair Human Resources team to evaluate the week and discuss their possible future with Medair in a field programme. The course is normally held in Switzerland or Kenya. The vROC course is held virtually online.Fees, Content & ScheduleDownload the ROC Brochure for course information and feesKey Activity AreasThe ROC simulation includes practical exercises, research, and daily updates of changing field conditions and security bulletins.Key Experience / QualificationsMedair seeks a wide range of professionals with experience, qualifications and training in the following sectors:Minimum 1 year's professional experience in one of the sectors referred to aboveRelevant professional qualification; Post-graduate qualification in relief or development desirableHumanitarian, security, international developmentSenior management, project management, business administrationMedical, nutrition, public health, tropical medicineEngineering, (civil, environmental)Construction (architecture, site management)Logistics / Supply ChainHuman ResourcesFinance, accounting, grant managementCommunications, fundraising, marketing and mediaInformation technology services (ITS)Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)What is the ROC and why is it required?FIND OUT MOREOther Experience / CompetenciesStandard ranges of experience and competencies required for Medair field positions:Minimum 1 year's professional experience in one of the sectors referred to aboveProject management and team management experienceManagement experience desirable, especially in a relief environmentExperience at cross cultural communication techniques; Diplomatic and sensitive to cross cultural issues; Good negotiation skills, especially in the context of another cultureClear verbal and written communication skills; Able to express views clearlyExperience in dealing with donors and government officials desirableExperience in training/mentoring staff; Team player with strong relational skillsCommitted to team-building, and to consultative and servant leadershipPlanning, assessment and analytical skillsReport writing and proposal writing skills desirableGood level of self-motivation, with a pro-active approach to work, problem solver, dynamic, matureAble to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasksCapacity to work under pressure and to tight deadlinesAbility to live and work in conflict and rural environment Fee informationVirtual ROC – 500 EUR course fee (to be confirmed), which covers all course content, simulations, and orientation provided by Medair for the seven days, as well as receiving a personalized report on personality based on the Hogan methodology, delivered through Medair's partner Thrive. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.Application ProcessTo apply, go to this training on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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WASH Advisor

Yemen, Aḑ Ḑāli‘ , Al-Dhale

Role & ResponsibilitiesProvide technical advice and support to management and project staff, deliver training and ensure quality programming. Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate technical aspects of the country programme WASH activities. Coordinate and network at a senior level with national and regional authorities, clusters and other NGOs, providing capacity building for national and international staff, championing best practice (international and Medair) and contributing to the overall management of the country programme. Advise on assessment and survey design for existing and new project areas; point of contact in the country programme for GSO sector Technical Advisors.Project OverviewMedair is responding to the humanitarian needs in Yemen through an integrated health, nutrition and WASH response targeting vulnerable persons in selected districts. WASH activities form an integrated part of the approach addressing unsafe water, poor hygiene, and diarrhoea's aggravating effect on malnutrition. WASH infrastructure at supported health facilities will be improved to reduce the risk of disease transmission. WASH emergency preparedness and response (EPR) interventions will depend on the response required – for example whether it is responding to IDP needs, a disease outbreak, flooding/cyclone events, high malnutrition within a community, etc. Medair strives to protect beneficiaries in all projects, upholding the ‘Do No Harm' principle. The project design includes gender and protection mainstreaming components and a demonstrated accountability to the affected population.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Al-Dhale, Yemen.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, 12 months.Key Activity AreasWASH Project ManagementProvide programme support and technical advice with an emphasis on WASH and disaster risk reduction.Maintain an overview of the country WASH programme(s) and of the regional context, with a view to strategically developing new projects in current sites and / or in surrounding regions.Give technical advice to field managers and GSO on potential involvement in new WASH interventions and internal WASH capacity for implementation.Define appropriate policies, guidelines and protocols for the WASH aspects of Medair's work in country, in consultation with other field managers and in line with relevant government, Sphere and WHO guidelines.Provide technical support to the WASH teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects and the writing of donor proposals and reports within the required timeframes.Carry out regular monitoring visits in conjunction with other field managers, ensuring that project objectives are met within the stated time-frames and in accordance with recognised international standards.Supervise and monitor the development of reporting systems for data collection (qualitative and quantitative), analysis and follow-up and feedback to relevant staff, donors, partners and other agencies.Maintain an oversight of WASH supplies ordered for the WASH projects, supporting the WASH and logistics staff in the coordination and quality control of WASH supplies.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.RepresentationDevelop and maintain relationships with UN, NGOs, donors, partners and other stakeholders, with the objective of raising public awareness of Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships.Seek out relevant networks or task groups on specific WASH-related humanitarian aid issues and actively participate.Accompany donors on field trips, and ensure programme details are transmitted in a timely and professional manner.Represent Medair, as appropriate, at coordination, sector and bilateral meetings, working groups, with national and / or local government departments and any other relevant meetings or events, facilitating supportive synergies and overall progress in the WASH sector and avoiding duplication with the work of other agencies (e.g. NGOs, UN, etc).Staff ManagementInvolved in the recruitment of WASH staff for the country programme, providing advice on technical skills.Ensure that all WASH staff are adequately trained and, if necessary, create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching, within budget constraints. Plan and develop training material as required.Support line managers in inductions and appraisals of WASH staff, particularly with regard to technical skills.Financial ManagementWork with the Projects Coordinator and relevant field managers and GSO staff to plan and construct WASH budgets.Work with the Projects Coordinator to ensure the WASH project expenditure is in line with approved budgets, advising on potential under / over spend and recommending appropriate corrective action.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair e-library, Box resources and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Ensure WASH projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc. Follow the direction of the WASH Advisor at GSO regarding quality, strategy and technical guidelines.Regularly assess and provide feedback on the quality of WASH programmes during field visits.Maintain a resource library for the WASH team and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and updates within the sector. Ensure all WASH staff have access to necessary and appropriate information as required.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsBSc in Water / Environmental Engineering or Management or Civil Engineering or Hydrology / Geology.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / CompetenciesRelevant post-qualification professional experience, in a management position.1-year overseas experience in relief work with an NGO managing and coordinating WASH projects, preferably in an emergency context. Project Management experience.Excellent proposal and report writing skills (including ability to develop and report on log-frames).Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards, protection issues and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols. Good financial management skills.Excellent negotiation/advocacy skills within varying cultural and professional contexts.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:Medair organisational valuesMedair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesKey Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Finance & HR Manager

Sudan, Khartoum , Khartoum

Role & ResponsibilitiesOversee the financial and HR activities of the programme. Responsibility for the accounting functions required to provide accurate and timely information on the financial status of the programme to donors, GSO, field management and field teams. Organise and further develop the financial processes, managing the finance team, providing coaching and training as required. Recruitment of national HR staff, staff policy development, co-ordination of training and general staff well-being. The Finance and HR Manager also works with field management and GSO on in-country issues for internationally recruited staff.Project OverviewMedair's emergency response team was deployed in Sudan in February 2020 with the objectives of re-applying for country registration and to re-establish relationship with government authorities, donor agencies, UN partners, and INGOs. The team has also been ascertaining information on gaps and priorities to understand the humanitarian context, and identifying programmatic gaps for potential interventions. As of March 2020, Medair obtained registration to start multi-sector programming in in Sudan. Location (s) for the implementation of project is being determined based on needs and assessments.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Khartoum, Sudan (Possible field visits to South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and Gedaref States).**Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, 6 to 12 months minimum.Key Activity AreasFinancial ManagementReconciling / verifying bank and cash amounts on a regular basis. Ensuring payments are made in a timely fashion. Detailing expenditure through monthly expense sheets for all cash accounts.Preparing the monthly cash needs forecast for the programme, ensuring that money is transferred between locations in a timely manner and that daily cash needs are met. Preparing the monthly financial accounts.Providing functional supervision to Finance Officer in field locations.Liaising with the GSO Finance Officer as issues arise or changes occur to the policies & procedures for financial operations.Monitoring project spending on an on-going basis, communicating with the relevant programme managers about any under / over spend and working with them to agree appropriate actions required.Ensure that Medair Finance Procedures are followed in the Country Programme's offices as part of internal control monitoring. Work with Budget holders and GSO staff in the preparation and development of budgets for projects and shared costs. Contribute to the financial management of signed donor grants.Prepare for, manage and support internal and external field financial audits, providing all information.Country Programme focal point for IRS and NRS staff Labour report (LR) monthly exercise. Gathering all signed LR templates from each FO in the field locations every month.Human Resources Management for Nationally Recruited StaffManage and co-ordinate the recruitment process for new / vacant positions in conjunction with the relevant line manager. This will include updates to job descriptions, advertise the vacancy, draw up the short-list, interview potential candidates and make the appointment.Ensure all nationally recruited staff have a current employment contract and receive an appropriate induction.Follow the correct procedures according to Medair policy and local labour laws terminating a staff member's contract.Ensure relevant HR documentation is made available to staff in a language they understand or is explained verbally to those with limited reading ability. Organise appropriate debriefing, following any critical incident.Ensuring exit interviews are carried out and appropriate records are kept when individuals leave Medair.Regular review, update and / or develop of employment documentation for nationally recruited staff, including job descriptions, employment contracts and staff guidelines, to meet the requirements of local labour laws.Liaise with other NGOs, local service providers and field management to ensure that salaries and benefits for nationally recruited staff are in-line with similar organisations.Support line managers to identify training needs for all staff and source in-house and external training opportunities, working within budgetary and operational constraints and maintain training records.Provide line managers with any necessary training, advice, mentoring and coaching on performance management or any other relevant areas of HR management or procedures for their teams are followed.Human Resources Management for Internationally Recruited StaffProvide pre-assignment programme specific information including any required visas or work permits.Work with line managers to ensure new staff receive an appropriate briefing and that induction & handover is carried out.Support line managers on staff wellbeing, provide confidential and relevant feedback as requested.Ensure exit interviews are carried out and appropriate records are kept when individuals leave Medair.AdministrationMeet the finance and HR related administrative requirements of Medair, donors, local legislation, suppliers, contractors, employees and any other stakeholders.Prepare the monthly payroll list and payments for staff salaries and / or allowances in accordance with local employment regulations, ensuring that all required statutory deductions are made.Support the GSO Programme Finance Officer (PFO) in reporting to donors, providing relevant documents and narrative explanation of any anomalies or discrepancies.Ensure a clear and transparent paper trail is in place for all financial transactions, that finance and staff records are kept in an orderly fashion and that the filing (archive) system is in line with Medair internal archiving policies and meet donor requirements. Champion process improvements.Staff ManagementManage and oversee the programme HR and finance staff including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisal, etc. Providing functional supervision to Finance Officer in field locations.SecurityControl and manage the security of in-country cash when held on site and when being transferred to other account holders. Conduct regular internal audits and report immediately any possible fraud or theft.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair Intranet and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsUniversity degree in relevant subject and/or Certified Public Accountant Part 2 completed, and/or HR qualification.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Ability to speak, or learn, local language (Arabic).Experience / CompetenciesRelevant professional experience in a financial or HR position for at least two years.Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.High numeracy skills. Excellent attention to detail. Diplomatic and discreet.Good inter-personal and conflict resolution, and negotiating skills.Able to develop, coach and support other team members, both international and national staff. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed

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Health Advisor

South Sudan, Aweil , Juba

Role & ResponsibilitiesProvide technical advice and support to the field management and the health staff. Responsible to develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the health aspects of the country programme. Coordination at a senior level, with national and regional health authorities as well as other NGOs. Lead on all health proposals and reports, providing capacity building for national and international staff, promote best practice in the health programmes and contribute to the overall management of the country programme.Project OverviewMedair is currently implementing four projects within South Sudan. Medair is providing emergency primary health care based on the basic package of health services to vulnerable host and displaced populations in Renk County. Health facilities were established by Medair on an emergency basis, but due to protracted needs they have become more established facilities. The health programming in Leer County is focussed on community level interventions, in addition to a mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) project. Medair is in the process of starting up a new project in Jonglei with a significant health component. Medair also maintains health and nutrition emergency response teams that are able to respond rapidly to any health or nutrition emergency in any area of South Sudan. Emergencies may include high mortality rates, disease outbreaks, population displacements, or emergency level global acute malnutrition rates.Workplace & ConditionsField based in South Sudan, Juba based with frequent travel to the field locations.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, 24 months.Key Activity AreasHealth Project Technical OversightMaintain an overview of the country health programmes and of the regional context, with a view to strategically developing new projects in current sites and/or surrounding regions, and proactively planning for responsible exit. Provide technical cover for the Nutrition Advisor as necessary.Give technical advice to field managers and GSO on potential involvement in new health interventions and internal capacity for implementation.Define appropriate policies, guidelines and protocols for the clinical aspects of Medair's work in country, with GSO Advisors, field managers, and relevant government, Sphere and WHO guidelines.Provide technical support to the health teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects and the writing of donor proposals and reports.Carry out regular monitoring visits with other field managers, ensuring that project objectives are met within the stated timeframes and in accordance with recognised international standards.Supervise and monitor the development of reporting systems for health data collection, analysis and follow-up and feedback to relevant staff, donors, partners and other agencies.Maintain an oversight of medicines and health supplies ordered for the projects, supporting the health and logistics staff in the coordination and quality control of supplies.RepresentationDevelop relationships with Ministry of Health, Health Cluster, UN, NGOs, donors, partners with the objective of raising public awareness of Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships.Seek out networks or task groups on specific health and humanitarian aid issues. Accompany donors on field trips, and ensure programme details are transmitted in a timely and professional manner.Represent Medair at national cluster, coordination, sector and bilateral meetings, working groups, with national, local government departments and any other meetings, facilitating supportive synergies and overall progress in the health sector, avoiding duplication with the work of other agencies.Staff ManagementBe involved in the recruitment of health and staff, providing advice on technical skills and experience.Ensure that all health staff is adequately trained and create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching, within budget constraints. Plan and develop training material with support from GSO Advisors. Support line managers in inductions and appraisals of health staff.Overall responsibility for staff health/occupational health procedures & development of procedures.Financial ManagementSupport the relevant field managers and GSO staff to plan and construct health budgets.Quality ManagementEnsure health projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations.Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations to GSO Advisors as well as field staff on the quality of health programmes and interventions during field visits and at other relevant timesAttend Medair yearly health and nutrition workshop as well as periodic online meetings with GSO Advisors to keep up to date on recommendations and guidelines for Medair health programming.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsClinical degree (nurse or doctor), or Public Health degree. Clinical degree with Public Health degree strongly preferred. Medical doctor. Degree in Tropical Medicine desirable.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / CompetenciesAt least 3 years' experience in managing programmes in international public health work, with at least 1 year in humanitarian emergency context.Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS Standards and other guidelines and protocols.Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of public health programmes.Advanced leadership and project management skills. Experience and willingness in training.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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Head of Logistics Shared Service Center (SSC)

Kenya, Nairobi Area , Nairobi

Role & ResponsibilitiesProvide effective and efficient shared business support services by setting up, providing leadership, management and oversight of the running of Logistics function, featured with customer centric and legally compliant for Logistics Shared Service Center based in Nairobi. The Head of Logistics SSC oversees a service delivery team to provide effective and cost-efficient transactional support to all country programs identified in Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and to GSO.Project OverviewGSO Logistics (Global Support Office located at Ecublens, Switzerland) provides operational guidance for country programmes, along with both technical and compassionate support for our relief workers.Shared Service Center – Logistics, located in Nairobi (Kenya), provides various logistic services to various country programs or GSO of Medair, including, but not limited to, via collaboration with GSO Logistics Team, manage and provide all the activities related to procurement, supply chain management, infrastructure, fleet, equipment & communication means. And via collaboration with GSO Logistics team, SSC develops and executes the policies and processes related to logistics activities in the field.Workplace & ConditionsLogistics Shared Service Center (SSC) based in Nairobi, Kenya. Average of 8-12 weeks travel per year to country program locations. Only those with a valid work permit for Kenya, can apply.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, open-ended contract.Key Activity AreasShared Services ManagementProvide strong leadership, proactive People Management of Logistic SSC & oversight of the running of SSC.Effective performance management of all SSC employees, ensuring assessment, development and performance management against objectives and agreed competencies.Implement Medair's relevant organisational standards, ensuring compliance with legal obligations across the transactional SSC. Ensure that the Logistics SSC runs effectively and efficiently.Systematically establish measurement and relevant report on service delivery standards for Logistics SSC.Ensure measurement, management and achievement of targeted results of the SSC in terms of efficiency and service delivery to a high standard according to the SLAs agreed with the country programs and other parties.Promote and instil customer centric culture & effective partnership working with internal stakeholders.Timely assess and address 'Unresolved' queries and complaints.An active contributing member to Medair Logistics global operation to build up overall Logistics capacities.Strive to gain economic savings for Medair and increased service levels from suppliers.Logistics / AdministrationEnsure cost–effective delivery of SSC transactional logistics support services that effectively support the operations of country programmes identified in the SLAs, including, but not limited to: procurement and facilitation of effective services for conferences, facilities, office management etc.Support the GSO Logistics in the implementation of the corporate and divisional logistics strategy.Management and reporting of the SSC budget. Accountable for the implementation of the budget plans for the SSC and ensuring cost- effectiveness of the centre.Ensure effective co-ordination between the Logistic SSS team, country programme Logistic Managers & observance of specified compliance requirements.ERP systemSuperUser for the ERP system in order to manage the SSC team's performance in high efficiency level.Train field programs or new comers on ERP when necessary to build up overall Medair Logistics capacity.OthersActively solicit feedback from the fields / GSO and provide feedback to optimize relevant policies / procedures related to Logistics functions via collaboration with GSO if necessary.Design and drive other ad-hoc projects to improve the overall SSC Logistics performance and quality.Logistics Emergency responseCoordinate the emergency kit procurements in order to be fully equipped & deployable all year round.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsBachelor's Degree is preferred, preferably with Supply Chain or Business Operations concentration.Professionally qualified in Logistics or other service management framework qualification or decent experience of leading SSC and ensuring continuous improvements in transactional, non- strategic operational services.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). French desirable.Experience / CompetenciesProfessionally qualified SSC Manager, preferably with 7 years' experience in a large and / or complex organisation, and the ability to lead, influence and support colleagues in appreciating the importance of effective and efficient shared services support standards, Service Level Agreements , processes, procedures and controls; ability to specify, design and use business operations and performance management mechanisms to achieve control and assurance across a complex and diverse business in a similar organizational setting.Operational and management experience in Logistics. Expertise in the translation of thought leadership in SSC design into design of effective SSC from the customers' perspective.Experience of leading the implementation of operational improvements through a SSC and the persistence to achieve change in a challenging environment; Maximising resource utilization.A strong commitment to Medair's purpose, a broad understanding of the work culture in the 'Humanitarian aid' sector and its impact on key areas of responsibility and a commitment to humanitarian principles.Proven strong experience and knowledge of operational logistics and supply chain, policies and procedures.Experience of designing and implementing and monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure a high level of customer service according to the Service Level Agreements.Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Profiles sought and Benefits Package depends on location for International Placement or Global Support Office placement.Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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ERT - WASH Project Manager

South Sudan, Jubek , Juba

Role & ResponsibilitiesManage the Medair South Sudan Emergency Response Team's WASH programme, ensure proposal objectives are met within the appropriate timescales, and that the services delivered are within the overall budget and meet Medair quality standards. Responsibilities also include managing ERT WASH project staff, coordinating with other partners to assess emergencies, designing WASH interventions, preparing project reporting as well as planning and supporting the development of new project proposals.Project OverviewThe goal of the WASH Emergency Response Team is to reduce morbidity and mortality among populations affected by acute emergencies through the provision of water, sanitation and hygiene promotion services. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) works across all states of South Sudan in response to acute emergencies: returnee/refugee influxes, disease outbreaks, displacement due to armed conflict and flooding. The ERT has four sub-teams covering different sectors – WASH, health, nutrition and non-food items/emergency shelter – but teams often work together at field sites. Multiple emergency response sites are active at any given time.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Juba, with regular travel to field locations across South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience. Take a look at Medair's work in South Sudan.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsMay 2021. Full time, 24 months.Key Activity AreasTechnical Design and OversightResponsible for the overall management of Medair South Sudan ERT WASH Projects; planning and implementation, project staff, project budget, and monitoring and evaluation.In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, project teams, and WASH Advisor, develop program strategy, draft project proposals, project budget, and staff plan to implement the planned project.Ensure the ERT WASH projects are implemented in line with donor proposals, and Medair, donor, and international standards, and within agreed budget and timeframe.With the WASH Advisor, select and evaluate appropriate technologies to achieve project goals.Monitor project implementation and provide support to the team to ensure the quality of the construction, trainings and provide guidance on future improvements.Ensure Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP), people with disability & gender are mainstreamed in the ERT WASH projects. Provide technical input and support to the team on project activities.Staff Management and LeadershipDirectly line manage three WASH Managers and one Hygiene Promotion Manager.Conduct appraisals, manage R&R and holiday schedules, manage contracts, provide development and training opportunities, and support the physical and spiritual wellbeing for all WASH staff.Delegate tasks to WASH Managers as appropriate while ensuring that all key tasks are being covered.Actively coach team members giving them the opportunity to grow and develop in their roles.Coordination and ReportingEnsure all project data, beneficiary numbers, & indicators are accurately collected, and reported.With WASH Advisor and M&E team, develop tools and templates to facilitate smooth data collection.Attend WASH Coordination meetings and advocate for principled emergency WASH interventions.Coordinate with relevant WASH implementing partners INGOs, NNGOs, UN agencies and Minstry of Water and Irrigation or other government agencies involved in WASH planning and implementationLiaise with local authorities at the beginning of assessments, and throughout WASH activities.Ensure Terms of Reference (ToR) for assessments and interventions and reports are completed.LogisticsEnsure development of an annual procurement plan based on project needs and activities.With the support of the ERT Logistics Officer, plan and support requests from field teams.Ensure stock of critical supplies & regular communication with the Warehouse Manager & staff.Finance ManagementActively manage budget and communicate any issues with ERT Project Coordinator.Supervise the management of field team budget and cash, including the payment of casual labour payments within the agreed salary/incentive scales. Manage submission of all finance, stock and purchase requests to Juba, and WASH finances, procurement, warehousing, and transport at field sites.Security ManagementContribute to development of security assessments for new ERT locations before field teams travel. Monitor local dynamics in intervention locations which may be indicators of insecurity.Ensure the WASH team adhere to SOPs, promote good planning and communication within the team.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsUniversity degree in a WASH-related field (eg. civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering, public health, water and sanitation engineering, hydrogeology/hydrology).Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field as a Manager.Experience in a WASH programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context.Technical experience with WASH infrastructure (e.g. latrine designs, borehole installation, hand pump repair, and construction of hand dug wells) and software/training (behaviour change communication).Understanding of the links between the hardware (water, sanitation facilities) and behaviour change.Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of WASH programmes.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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13/04/2021
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Spenderbetreuung – Philanthropie

Switzerland, Zürich , Zurich

Aufgaben & VerantwortlichkeitenIn Zusammenarbeit mit dem Philanthropie-Team unterstützen Sie die Mission von Medair durch Grossspenden-Fundraising und erhöhen die Sichtbarkeit der Organisation in der Deutschschweiz. Sie erreichen Ertragsziele über den unterstützenden Zielgruppen (Grossgönner; Philanthropen u.a.) und andere wichtigen Partnerschaften. ProjektübersichtSie sind verantwortlich für die Betreuung bestehender Grossspendenden sowie den Aufbau eines Netzwerks aus Personen mit hoher Geberbereitschaft. Dabei verfolgen Sie einen strukturierten Ansatz und entwickeln ein unserer Wachstumsstrategie zuträgliches Portfolio. Einsatzort & ArbeitsplatzbedingungenMedair, Büro Zürich, SchweizBewerben können sich Schweizer Staatsbürger, in der Schweiz arbeitsberechtigte EU-Bürger und Interessierte mit gültiger Arbeitserlaubnis für die Schweiz.  Anfangsdatum / Initiale Vertragsdetails So bald wie möglich. Vollzeit, Festanstellung. TätigkeitsschwerpunkteFundraising-Beziehungen mit EinzelpersonenBetreuung des bestehenden Grossspendenden-Portfolios.Entwicklung eines Akquisitionsplans und Gestaltung neuer, innovativer Ansätze.Die Akquise neuer Spendender und Gestaltung eines individuellen Betreuungsmodells über gezielte, qualitative Touchpoints für grössere Reichweite und Wachstum Aufbau und Pflege nachhaltiger Beziehungen zu Spendenden und Interessierten für ein positives und nachhaltiges Engagement.Nutzung und Förderung von Fundraisingprodukten wie LegatenBeteiligung an der Entwicklung der dreijährigen «Philanthropie-Kampagne» und entsprechende Umsetzung.In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Philantropie-Team Erstellung von Kommunikationsmaterialien wie Projekt-Kurzbeschreibungen, Berichten, Briefen und Präsentationen.Partnerschaften mit UnternehmenPflege und Entwicklung von Beziehungen zur Grosskundschaft.BewusstseinsbildungPhilanthropie-Veranstaltungen für Medair im deutschsprachigen Raum zur Akquise oder Vertiefung bestehender wichtiger Beziehungen planen, organisieren und bewerben.Repräsentation von Medair bei externen Veranstaltungen.Netzwerkausbau: Aktive Recherche nach Möglichkeiten zum Networking und Teilnahme an externen Veranstaltungen, Konferenzen, und Foren.AndereTeilnahme an der Planung philanthropischer Aktivitäten.Monitoring von Philanthropie- und MarkttrendsWissensaustausch mit Teammitgliedern.Werte und TeamWiederspiegelung der Werte von Medair bei Mitarbeitenden, Leistungsempfängern und externen Kontakten.Gemeinsames Arbeiten und Beten in unseren auf christlichem Glauben aufbauenden Teamsitzungen. Sie geben geistiges Input durch Teamandachten, Gebete und Worte der Ermutigung.Die aktive Teilnahme am internationalen Gebetsnetzwerk von Medair wird ermutigt.Diese Stellenbeschreibung umfasst die wesentlichen und zu erwartenden Aufgaben. Andere können nach Bedarf hinzukommen. QualifikationenHochschulabschluss (Bachelor) in Marketing, Vertrieb, Kundenbetreuung, Kommunikation oder einem verwandten Bereich.Hervorragende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse (in Wort und Schrift). Verhandlungsgeschick in Schweizerdeutsch und gute Kenntnisse in Französisch wünschenswert. Erfahrungen / KompetenzenMindestens drei Jahre Berufserfahrung. Nachgewiesener beruflicher Erfolg im Bereich Fundraising / Marketing / Vertrieb. Berufserfahrung im Non-Profit-Bereich und/oder Auslandserfahrung in einem humanitären/Entwicklungsprojekt wünschenswert.Fortgeschrittene MS Office Anwenderkenntnisse. Erfahrung im Umgang mit CRM. Erfahrung mit Trello ist von Vorteil.Ausgezeichnete Kommunikations- und Präsentationsfähigkeiten vor kleinem und grossem Publikum.Sehr gute Netzwerkfähigkeiten.Analytisches und strategisches Denken.Ziel- und leistungsorientiert.Richtungsweisend und eigeninitiativ. Unternehmerisches Denken, innovationsfreudig und aufgeschlossen für neue Ansätze.Kollaborativer Teamplayer. Menschenorientiert. Bevor Sie sich bewerbenBitte informieren Sie sich im Detail über:Die Werte von Medair.Medair verpflichtet sich zum Schutz der Leistungsempfänger, Freiwilligen, Mitarbeitenden, Partnerorganisationen und insbesondere von Kindern. Aus diesem Grund beschäftigen wir keine Mitarbeitenden mit ungeeignetem Hintergrund für die Arbeit mit Kindern. Mitarbeitende sind verpflichtet, die Richtlinien über Verantwortlichkeiten und Rechtschaffenheit sowie die bewährten Praktiken von Medair zu respektieren und zu befolgen.Das Stellenprofil und das Leistungspaket für Mitarbeitende des Global Support Office. BewerbungsverfahrenBewerben Sie sich für diese Stelle auf unserer Medair-Seite.Bitte bewerben Sie sich nicht mehrfach. E-Mail-Bewerbungen werden nicht berücksichtigt. Nur englischsprachige Bewerbungen / Lebensläufe werden entgegengenommen.

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13/04/2021
Medair International

Health & Nutrition Project Manager

Yemen, ‘Adan , Aden

Role & ResponsibilitiesDevelop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned health and nutrition project. This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on health/nutrition system strengthening, training and coordination. Providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, other important aspects of the role include managing and training health/nutrition staff to meet quality standards in health and nutrition delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders, managing and training health/nutrition staff, and anticipating, planning, and contributing to the development of new health/nutrition project proposals and reports.Project OverviewIn response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Medair will expand its activities focussed on delivering life-saving health and nutrition services to conflict affected communities. Medair projects include primary healthcare and public health interventions as well as implementing community management of acute malnutrition.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Aden, Yemen. Take a look at Medair's work in Yemen.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsJune 2021. Full time, 12 monthsKey Activity AreasHealth and Nutrition Project ManagementManage the health & nutrition project(s) to meet the project objectives within budget and within the time frame and report any operational concerns to line manager, Country Health & Nutrition Advisor.Provide strong leadership of the assigned health and nutrition project(s),working to ensure both short and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local ministries and authorities.Contribute to development a health & nutrition strategy including proactive planning for responsible exit in consultation with country health and nutrition advisor, other health/nutrition staff and local authorities.Set clear objectives and indicators for health and nutrition activities with the country health and nutrition advisor, health and nutrition staff, field managers and, where appropriate, with the local communities.Continuously monitor and supervise health and nutrition activities, evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data, and involving the health/nutrition team in analysis and taking appropriate action as needed to ensure continued progress.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in the project.Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor and time frames and formats.Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy.Staff ManagementLine-manage the Health/Nutrition Manager(s) including day-to-day management, trainings, and, appraisals.Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.Provide coaching supervision to staff to develop ownership & responsibility for health/nutrition activities.Assess the training needs of health/nutrition staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.Financial ManagementManage the health and nutrition project budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain regular and supportive communication structures with the assigned health/nutrition team, GSO and Medair in-country team, and other stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), to ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.Participate in health/nutrition coordination meetings, Medair internal trainings, and other working groups or meetings, representing Medair and feeding back to the health/nutrition staff and field managers.LogisticsSupport the logistics activities of project staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned health/nutrition facilities and activities.Liaise, as necessary, with the health and nutrition, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.Quality ManagementPromote and use Box, the Medair e-library, any available HMIS systems and Medair operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Ensure projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and CHS.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsHigher level qualification, preferably in health/nutrition or in another relevant field such as nursing/ midwifery/ doctor/ community-based training.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.Management experience in a nutrition / health context.Ability to manage project implementation. Good numerical, report writing and administration skillsKnowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols.Knowledge and experience of nutrition / primary health care principles and management.Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions.Able to enforce procedures. Able to set clear objectives for staff and delegate. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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06/04/2021
Medair International

Health Project Manager

Sudan, Al Qadarif , Gadaref State

Role & ResponsibilitiesImprove the overall health situation of the target population(s). This involves implementing quality health services and contributing to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project. Important parts of the role include building the capacity of the local health team by providing appropriate and relevant supervision, training and technical support; contributing to monitoring and reporting on project progress; and liaising with community leaders and health officials as requested. Project OverviewIn November 2020, military confrontations and conflicts erupted in Ethiopia's Tigray region and have resulted in a large influx of Ethiopian refugees into eastern Sudan. As of January 2021, UNHCR has registered over 55,000 refugees in Kassala, Gedaref and Blue Nile states of Sudan since the start of the crisis. The Refugee Consultation Forum (RCF) has launched an Inter-Agency Emergency Refugee Response Plan to respond to the refugee influx with an US$147 million appeal to meet the urgent needs of the new refugees.The agencies involved are working on a likely scenario for the arrival of 100,000 refugees in Sudan within the next six months and a worst-case scenario planning for 200,000 refugees. In early 2021, Medair conducted needs assessments in Tunaidba camp and found that the current gaps lie primarily in community health. As an initial program start-up, Medair will implement a multisectoral behavior change communication (BCC) program focusing on health and hygiene messaging, malnutrition screenings, outbreak disease surveillance, psychosocial support, and vital event monitoring. Additionally, beneficiaries will be signposted to existing services within the camp being provided by other partners. Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Gadaref State, Sudan. Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsMay 2021. Full time, 6 months with the possibility of extension. Key Activity AreasHealth ManagementBe responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of health project(s) in line with the activity plan and time frame of the relevant project proposal and any applicable national and international guidelines and standards.Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments are conducted both against project objectives and to ensure the quality of the programme, with reports being made to the relevant field managers.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the projectOversee the process of data collection, collation and dissemination to meet the requirements and deadlines set by Medair and/or external partners.Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities for internal and external reports (e.g. monthly, quarterly and final reports) as requested by field managers, GSO and donors.Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects and/or donor proposals.Staff ManagementManage and oversee the assigned health team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. This team includes community health workers, health and hygiene promoters.Facilitate regular team meetings with the assigned health team, reviewing team and individual objectives, ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work and opportunity for feedback.Ensure the assigned health team members receive relevant and appropriate supervision, coaching, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.Promote the health and security of the health team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.Financial ManagementWork with the field managers to plan, construct and manage health budgets for the assigned health project(s).Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned health team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned health team, Medair in-country health managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs).Represent Medair at local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs.LogisticsManage the correct and timely ordering (within budgetary constraints) of all necessary medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned health facilities and activities, ensuring minimum stocks are maintained and items are stored and distributed correctly.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair intranet and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Implement, within operational constraints, relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards, Ministry of Health and donor guidelines and other good practice.Participate in internal workshops and learning sessions to keep up with new guidelines and best practices.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary. QualificationsClinical degree (nurse or doctor), or Public Health degree. Certificate / diploma in Public Health or Tropical Medicine desirable.Good English (spoken and written). Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, local (Arabic, Tigrayan) language(s). Experience / Competencies3 years' post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience.5 years' Management experience in a health context.Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context.Education/training/experience in humanitarian work desirable.Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, other agencies and local authorities. Ability and willingness to manage project implementation. Good report writing skills. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed

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06/04/2021
Medair International

Shelter Project Manager, Generic (All Medair Field locations)

Switzerland, Vaud , Lausanne

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned shelter project(s), assessing shelter needs, designing projects, writing proposals, initiating and effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in shelter delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manage and train shelter staff. Project OverviewEmergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability. WorkplaceField Vacancies are based in a capital city or a field base in one of our programmes in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, D.R. Congo, Jordan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan**, Syria and** Yemen**. Starting DateAs soon as possible. This position is frequently required in the Field. Initial Contract DetailsNormally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years, 100% Key Activity AreasShelter Project ManagementManage the assigned shelter project(s) in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame.Provide strong leadership of the assigned shelter project(s), working to ensure both short and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local authorities (where applicable) and local shelter staff.Develop and implement an appropriate and effective shelter strategy in consultation with other shelter staff and field managers.Set clear objectives and indicators for shelter activities in collaboration with the shelter staff, field managers and, where appropriate, with the local communities.Continuously monitor and supervise shelter activities, overseeing the technical design and execution and evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data.Input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.Staff ManagementLine-manage the Shelter Manager(s) of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for shelter activities.Financial ManagementManage the shelter budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned shelter team, Medair in-country and HQ shelter managers and advisers and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.Participate in shelter coordination meetings and other working groups or meetings as required, representing Medair and feeding back to the shelter staff and field managers on relevant issues.LogisticsSupport the logistics activities of shelter staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of supplies and equipment for the assigned shelter activities.Quality ManagementEnsure shelter projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards. QualificationsHigher level qualification in a technical field, preferably in civil engineering or in another relevant field such as architecture / engineering / construction management; BSc / BEng in a relevant field desirable.Strong working knowledge of English, spoken and written.Working knowledge of French (spoken and written) for French-speaking programmes. Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.Management exper. in a construction context; technical construction skills within humanitarian setting.Experience working in a construction / shelter programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context desirable.Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.Experience in training / mentoring / coaching staff.Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills desirable.Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere and HAP.Committed to consultative and servant-minded leadership.Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.Able to cope with basic living conditions in the field and during field trips. Working ConditionsThis is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. *Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.**

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30/03/2021
Medair International

Project Coordinator

Madagascar, Antananarivo , Antananarivo

Role & ResponsibilitiesOversee the implementation of ongoing WASH projects according to donor agreements and within the quality principles defined by CHS, SPHERE, and Medair values and policies; ensures proactive collaboration with stakeholders and humanitarian network actors at the local Southern and national level. The job holder supports the design and launch of new projects; facilitates the development and advancement of Medair's regional strategy in Southern Madagascar and in the WASH sector of the Madagascar Program; assists in ensuring good communication with other Medair programmes, departments and affiliate offices globally; ensures the monitoring, evaluation, and capitalisation of all aspects of Medair's projects in Southern Madagascar; and serves as the main agent for advancing management change and processes of digitisation and innovation according to Medair's global directions in Medair's WASH programme in Madagascar.Project OverviewMedair Madagascar's WASH programme in the South consists of rehabilitation and new construction of WASH infrastructure; support to municipalities in WASH infrastructure management; hygiene training including awareness of the linkage between WASH & Nutrition and Covid-19 measures; water trucking for safe water supply in health centres, schools or homes; Covid-19 disinfection campaigns; distribution of WASH kits; participatory community awareness and training for sustainable water resource management and specifically drinking water infrastructure management.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Antananarivo 50%, Grand-Sud 50%, Madagascar.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsMay 2021. Full time, 6 months with possibility of extension.Key Activity AreasProject ManagementOversee and support the overall project implementation of ongoing interventions in line with Medair project management guidelines and with the relevant project managers, assuring that projects are implemented within agreed scope, budget and timeframe and ensuring that objectives are met.Oversee the comprehensive activity planning for the designated project(s), with special focus on required resources to ensure smooth implementation and staff care. Ensure that Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning practices follow the Medair MEAL and AAP policies and data quality guidelines.Ascertain that donor, GSO and Government reporting is with qualitative depth, in time and accurate.Maintain an up-to-date overview of the regional context and specifically in the emergence of new needs or the development of the ongoing food security crisis, drought, regular occurring pests and disease outbreaks.Facilitate the development of regional strategy for future Medair interventions in Southern Madagascar and support the country program in the development and production of new concepts and proposals.Seek to leverage collaboration, partnerships, and consortia applications to align and strengthen aid efforts, foster true multi-stakeholder approaches, and facilitate systemic change.RepresentationProactively engage into relationships with relevant stakeholders and represent Medair at relevant meetings.Seek out and actively participate in relevant local networks or task groups on specific humanitarian aid issuesAccompany donors & visitors on trips & ensure programme details are transmitted in a professional manner.Financial ManagementCreate the budgets for the designated projects in collaboration with PM and field support staff, sector advisers and global finance partner and in accordance with donor guidelines and Medair global requirements.Facilitate budget literacy among PM and project teams and conduct regular budget reviews with PM.Facilitate correct procedures and coding of finance and logistics documents, assure weekly cash needs forecasts, and support the finance team for correct bi-weekly finance posting processes.Staff ManagementEnsure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out. This includes recruitment, onboarding, objective setting and appraisal, training, disciplinary action, exit interviews etc.Ensure that staff receive on-the-job training by providing mentoring and coaching.Promote the health and security of all staff, consultants, and volunteers by ensuring the application of security guidelines, promoting safe health protocols, and assure that teams find themselves in healthy living conditions.Effective and efficient ManagementPromote and use the Medair digital platforms, management tools and other operating procedures, ensuring that the standardised formats are known, used and guidelines are followed.Involve team members in proposal processes, management system set-up, budget management, reporting, external representation, and other PC tasks to build their competence and distribute workloads as adequate.Ascertain that authorisations of expenditure are signed on the lowest possible level to share ownership.Ensure all projects are set-up, implemented and closed in line with donor proposals and requirements.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsA combination of university degrees and certificates that cover a relevant technical subject relating to WASH and the field of project management, development, or business administration.Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written). Malagasy knowledge is an asset.Experience / Competencies3 years post-qualification experience in a project management position in a relief or development environment.Overseas work experience with WASH field work, preferably with a relief and rehabilitation NGO (desirable).Basic technical comprehension of water and sanitation infrastructure. Experience in tendering & procurement.Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills with focus on systemic change.Proven facilitation skills, acquired participatory toolbox, and good governance approaches.Sound report and proposal writing skills including clear presentation and interpretation of data and justification of needs, approaches, and quality of results. Experience in dealing with donors and government officials.Good knowledge of UN and other humanitarian actors and of current humanitarian debates and issues.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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30/03/2021
Medair International

Senior Human Resources Partner

Switzerland, Vaud , Lausanne

Role & ResponsibilitiesContribute to HR's strategic management and leadership in the organisation. This is achieved through: being a technical advisor to the HR Partner team at GSO, being a technical advisor/business partner to the HR departments of our programmes in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen, developing partnership between HR and leadership in these programmes, supporting and leading change projects in HR across Medair. Project OverviewMedair's global HR function supports the organisation in the implementation of world class humanitarian aid projects by ensuring that the organisation has adequate systems and structures to efficiently recruit and retain the right people. The HR function is also working on impacting Medair's culture by creating and sustaining a work environment where our values are fully alive and staff is being cared of through a 'people to people' model. Workplace & ConditionsMedair Global Support Office (GSO), Lausanne, Switzerland or Amman, Jordan (remote work is up for discussion). A valid work permit is required for any of those locations. Pending Covid-19 initiated changes, up to 8 weeks national and international travel to Medair's country programmes locations and/or GSO Switzerland will be required. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details December 2020. Full time, open-ended contract. Key Activity AreasTechnical AdvisorProvide technical advice to HR Partners and local HR Managers/Officers to build their capacity and ensure management and staff receive quality support.Maintain a clear understanding and provide an up-to-date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates.Assist in the development of HR related organisational policies and the local adaptation to country level policies or guidelines.Assist in developing the HR community of practice in Medair and in holding the annual HR workshop.Contribute to developing and delivering internal training materials and resources for HR, management and staff, aiming for raising the quality of line management and HRM in the organisation.Provide advice and guidance to the HR management team on employment matters.Be a member of the extended HR management team.Deputise for the HR Operational Manager at GSO. Strategic PartneringIdentify HR priorities from departmental and country programme strategy plans, assist in translating organisational requirements into effective HR practices and deliver people solutions aligned to organisational strategic objectives.Provide technical HR advice and guidance to managers on HR matters, support managers in dealing with complex casework, performance, attendance and employee relations issues.Influence management and the leadership around the People & Culture strategy.Support the design and implementation of HR strategies aimed at improving retention of staff.Analyse HR information to support the development and implementation of HR strategies and solutions. Ensure that all internal and external reporting requirements are satisfied/met and KPIs are monitored.Ensure key stakeholders are informed or consulted on relevant changes and decisions such as restructures, redundancies and retirements. Country Level Staff SupportManage the administration of on- and off boarding for the International staff of the country portfolio.Build and maintain relationships with international staff of the country portfolio, monitoring and reporting on overall well-being.Serve as the HR Partner for new country programmes during the initial set up phase. Project Management Lead and coordinate on assigned HR projects, delivering on schedule, in scope and in collaboration with stakeholders and clients.Identify the need for new projects and contribute to setting priorities of new initiatives.Monitor and evaluate progress and results following project completion, reporting results and proposals for change to HR management.Develop and maintain good relations (informal and formal) with the impacted/affected staff and leading on negotiations with their representatives where necessary. Innovation/changes Encourage initiatives for innovation and improvements in HR and in the organisation.Lead by example in driving for continuous improvement of key processes, policies, procedures and information systems.Lead and deliver on assigned HR change projects, in collaboration with stakeholders and clients. Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary. QualificationsMaster's degree in HR. Swiss HR Administration certification or other equivalent (local or international).Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). French desirable. Experience / CompetenciesOver 5 years in a HR position as a generalist. Experience in a supervisory capacity and dealing with employee relations will be a plus. Experience with an HR information system is a plus.Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills.Strong project management skills. Ability to coach, train and provide pastoral care.Ability to work within a multicultural team. Sensitive to cultural differences in behavior. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:Medair organisational values.Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.Profiles sought and Benefits Package for Global Support Office Staff.Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions). Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/03/2021
Medair International

Project Coordinator

Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu , Goma

Role & ResponsibilitiesManage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the Project Coordinator also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership and security. Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Democratic Republic of Congo. Take a look at Medair's work in D.R. Congo. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, 12 months. Key Activity AreasProject ManagementOversee the overall implementation of the designated project(s) in consultation with the relevant Project Manager(s) and in accordance with the project proposals ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. Where necessary ensure preventative and corrective action is taken.Manage a comprehensive activity plan for the designated project(s), including resource needs analysis, covering the time frame of the project proposal.Support relevant Project Manager(s) in day-to-day decision making.Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives are conducted and reports are made to the relevant in-country or GSO managers or to donors.Maintain an overview of the regional context with a view to the strategic development of new projects both in current sites and in surrounding regions. This may include baseline needs assessments.Support the Deputy Country Director – Programmes and Funding Manager in the development and production of new project concepts and proposals.Develop, with the other senior field managers, an implementation strategy with the country context and strategy.Ensure complete reporting of activities to Medair, donors, country management team and any other bodies.Ensure all documents related to the project are produced and filed according to Medair and donor guidelines. RepresentationDevelop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) and represent Medair at meetings (e.g. state and local government, sector-coordination and security) to facilitate and ensure cooperation and partnerships.Seek out and actively participate in relevant local networks or task groups on specific humanitarian aid issues.Accompany donors on field trips and ensure programme details are transmitted in a professional manner. Financial ManagementPlan and construct the budgets for the designated projects, in collaboration with the relevant Project Manager(s) and Sector Advisers and in accordance with donor guidelines.Ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendation.Monitor the spending of the designated project(s) to ensure they operate in line with Medair and donor guidelines for financial accounting and reporting practices. Staff ManagementEnsure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisals, objective setting, development and training, disciplinary action, etc. If applicable, work with the relevant Project Manager(s).Ensure that staff receive training by providing coaching and through the promotion of capacity building of staff.Hold regular team meetings and, through a consultative leadership style and a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure, develop and build an effective team.Promote the health and security of the staff of the designated project(s) by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices. Security ManagementMonitor and review the security status of the area(s) of operation on a regular basis. Make reports as appropriate.Ensure security plans and protocols are updated and implemented. Train Project Manager(s) in security planning, implementation and monitoring.Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports.Ensure all staff members working for the designated projects and all visitors receive appropriate briefings and on-going training in security-related topics. Quality ManagementEnsure designated project(s) are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc. Follow the direction of the relevant advisors at GSO regarding quality, strategy and technical guidelines.Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of the programmes and interventions during field visits. Ensure that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary. QualificationsUniversity degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development / Business Administration.Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written). Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment.Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines.Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Committed to team-building.Self-motivated, energetic, hard-working, servant-hearted.Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner.Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good report and proposal writing skills.Advanced leadership and project management skills. Committed to consultative and servant leadership. Before you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:Medair organisational valuesMedair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesKey Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions). Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/03/2021
Medair International

HR Information System Specialist

Switzerland, Vaud , Lausanne

Role & ResponsibilitiesMedair is in the process of finalising implementation of the first HR Information System in Medair called ‘Medair People'. The HR IS Specialist is responsible for several support functions related to Medair's human resources activities, through appropriate configuration, functionality and user-friendly access to the Medair HR Information System as well as the business processes integrated and interfacing with the system.The HR IS Specialist will support and develop HR users across the organisation globally and ensure all staff and management use Medair People in a way that is in line with data quality requirements, policies, processes and procedures.OverviewMedair Global Support Office (GSO) provides operational guidance for country programs, along with both technical and compassionate support for our employees across our programs. Medair's global HR function supports the organisation in the implementation of international humanitarian aid projects by ensuring that the organisation has adequate systems and structures to recruit and retain the right people efficiently. The HR function works on impacting Medair's culture by creating and sustaining a work environment where our values are fully alive, and staff play a key role in Medair's 'people to people' model. The implementation of a new HR IS supports Medair to carry out this mission.Workplace & ConditionsThis position reports to the Medair Global Support Office (GSO). It will be based as resident in Switzerland or Kenya. Only those with a valid work permit, can apply. This role includes travel to Medair's Country Programs.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, fixed-term contract of 3 years.Key Activity AreasHR IS Product OwnerDefining the vision for the system and various modules (eg. Recruitment; Administration; Performance & Talent management).Driving current implementation and continually evaluating progress to understand problems and seek solutions appropriate to context.Collaborating with ITS and other departments to ensure good integration with data management platforms and other systems that source data from the HR IS.Anticipating needs from HR Managers, staff and line management.Prioritise needs, manage product backlog, evaluate project progress.Review the design structure of the HR System and ensure it is adapted well to local HR department needs while maintaining a global standard; redesign where needed (e.g. Content Design, User Access).Optimising processes through the design of HR IS, seeking simplification and optimisation in collaboration with HR and management.Responsible for reporting on and monitoring customer needs, problems, solutions and progressTranslate new process requirements to HR IS system requirements.HR Information System TrainerDetermine training requirements, and develop resources for training.Organisation and delivery of training for different types of users for all country programmes and GSO.Equip HR to train staff in their departments to use the HR IS (Medair People).Ensure staff and management are trained to use the HR IS and have access to relevant training resources. Adapt training to local context as appropriate.Innovation/Change ManagementLead and manage change and transition to adopt ‘Medair People' and other technological improvements across the organisationProvide guidance and support the HR teams across Medair in continuous improvement or innovation to their business processes to optimise the functionality and utilisation of the HR information system.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsBachelor degree in HR or a related field.HR certification or Masters in this field of operation (optional).Salesforce / Sage People administrator training.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). French desirable.Experience / CompetenciesProject management experience.Good understanding of HR management in international organisations.Experience of working with external suppliers and consultants.Experience in the international humanitarian sector.Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of business requirements and translate into design.Good understanding of developments in communication technology.Good problem-solving and organisational skills.Can-do attitude with strong communication and relational skillsCustomer Service orientation, committed to team-building and empowering other team members.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational values.b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Profiles sought and Benefits Package for Global Support Office Staff.d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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08/03/2021
Medair International

WASH Project Manager

South Sudan, Latjoor , Leer

Role & ResponsibilitiesLead the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) team in Leer, designing and implementing WASH services in Leer County. Major responsibilities include: assessing WASH needs; designing projects; contributing to proposal preparation; managing project implementation; reporting on objectives, timeframe, and budget; providing technical support and line-management to staff; ensuring quality standards are met; and liaising with local authorities and other stakeholders.Project OverviewMedair's goal in Leer County is to reduce morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations by providing emergency psychosocial support, health, nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services and improving the psychosocial well-being of affected populations.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Leer, South Sudan with travel to project implementation sites within Leer County.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsJune 2021. Full time, 24 months.Key Activity AreasWASH Project ManagementDevelop & implement an effective WASH strategy, setting clear objectives & indicators.Develop new proposals including log frame, human resource need, budget and BoQs.Manage the assigned WASH projects to meet the project objectives and activities within budget and allotted timeframe, particularly factoring in seasonal access limitations.Continuously monitor and supervise WASH activities, overseeing the technical design, execution and evaluation of progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data.Represent Medair at coordination meetings and through relationships with external partners (eg community leaders, government officials, UN agencies, and other NGOs).Technical Design & OversightEnsure the project is in line with Sphere standard and other international standards.Ensure protection, AAP, people with disability & gender are mainstreamed in the WASH project implementation. Adapt and evaluate appropriate (such as culturally acceptable, environmental friendly, and cost effective) technologies to achieve project goals and maximize impact.Staff ManagementLine manage WASH team: providing support, constructive feedback, coaching.Conduct formal staff appraisals and performance monitoring.Lead regular WASH team meetings, reviewing project progress and planning.Provide updates on the broader humanitarian and political context.Recruit new staff (with support from HR and Advisor) and provide training as needed.Ensuring Medair HR policies are followed and integrate Medair values into regular activities.Financial ManagementAssess the cost of activities concerning scope, schedule and logistics to plan and forecast spending.Manage the WASH budget, tracking expenditure against planned.Authorization for procurement of items. Provide input to monthly Cash Needs Forecast, to ensure adequate cash reserves are kept in the field to cover foreseen and unforeseen activities.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned WASH team, Medair in-country and GSO WASH managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders to ensure good cooperation and partnerships.Participate in state and county level WASH coordination meetings, Medair internal training, and other working groups or meetings, representing Medair and feedback to the WASH staff and field managers.LogisticsDevelop procurement plans at the start of the project cycle to forecast procurement needs.Coordinate with support and logistics managers to facilitate procurement of supplies in Juba, Nairobi, or GSO. Note: most supplies cannot be procured locally and are delivered via air-transport.Coordinate, request, and report utilization of WASH NFIs from the WASH core pipeline when needed.Ensure adequate stock of critical supplies, particularly in seasonal access limitations (wet season).SecuritySupport the security focal person with security management when needed.Ensure the WASH team adheres to standard operating procedures Medair has in place.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair intranet, Medair people, and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used, and guidelines are followed.Ensure WASH projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country, and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsUniversity degree in a WASH-related field (eg.civil engineering, mechanical engineering, hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering, public health, hydrogeology/hydrology).Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.Management experience of WASH project in emergency/ humanitarian setting.2 years' experience working in a WASH programme in an emergency context desirable.Knowledge and experience of WASH principles and management.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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08/03/2021
Medair International

Nutrition Project Manager

South Sudan, Latjoor , Leer
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role & ResponsibilitiesDevelop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned nutrition project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame and budget with a focus on nutrition system strengthening, training and coordination. Providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, other important aspects of the role include managing and training nutrition staff to meet quality standards in nutrition delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and managing and training nutrition staff, and anticipating, planning, and contributing to the development of new nutrition project proposals and reports.Project OverviewIn Leer, Medair operates up to 7 nutrition sites (5 static and 2 mobile) where GAM breaches the emergency threshold, ensuring provision of all required elements of CMAM. The goal is to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable communities in Leer.Workplace & ConditionsField based position is based in Leer, South Sudan with travel to nutrition project sites within Leer County.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsJune 2021. Full time, 24 months.Key Activity AreasNutrition Project ManagementManage the assigned nutrition project(s) in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame and report promptly any operational concerns to line manager and country nutrition advisor (e.g. projected failure to meet objectives; increased beneficiary needs; projected spending on project budget).Provide strong leadership of the assigned nutrition project(s), working to ensure short, mid and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local nutrition authorities (where applicable) and local nutrition staff.Contribute to development and implementation of an appropriate and effective nutrition strategy including proactive, responsible exit planning in consultation with other nutrition staff and field managers.Set clear objectives and indicators for nutrition activities in collaboration with the country nutrition advisor, nutrition staff, field managers and, where appropriate, with the local communities.Continuously monitor and supervise nutrition activities, evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data, and involving the nutrition team in analysis and taking appropriate action.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project.Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor and other time frames and formats.Develop new proposals, linked to the assessed needs and gaps and the Medair country strategy.Ensure adherence to COVID-19 nutrition cluster and MOH guidelines in nutrition project implementation.Staff ManagementLine-manage the Nutrition Manager(s) of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. It may also be necessary to line manage other nutrition project staff.Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff to develop ownership & full responsibility for nutrition activities.Assess the training needs of nutrition staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted.Financial ManagementManage the nutrition budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned nutrition team, Medair in-country and GSO health and nutrition managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.Participate in nutrition coordination meetings, Medair internal trainings and other working groups or meetings as required, representing Medair and feeding back to the nutrition staff and field managers on relevant issues.LogisticsSupport the logistics activities of nutrition staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of medicines, supplies and equipment for the assigned nutrition facilities and activities.Liaise, as necessary, with the nutrition, health, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.Submit timely requests to nutrition partners (UNICEF, WFP) to release core pipeline nutrition supplies and monitor supply provision. Ensure nutrition buffer stocks procured and available to prevent programme stock outages.Ensure that all the programming supplies are procured in time for the smooth running of the nutrition activities.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair intranet, Medair people and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Ensure nutrition projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsHigher level qualification in nutrition or in relevant field as nursing/midwifery/doctor/community-based training.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.Management experience in a nutrition / health context.2 years' experience working in a nutrition / health programme in a developing country, preferably in an emergency context with experience using the CMAM model (desirable).Experience implementing BCC projects specifically participatory mothers' groups including MIYCN in emergencies (desirable).Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.Knowledge and experience of nutrition / primary health care principles and management.Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Willingness to support others and to share workload.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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08/03/2021
Medair International

ERT - Medical Manager

South Sudan, Jubek , Juba
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role & ResponsibilitiesImprove the overall health situation of the target population. This involves providing technical and managerial support to ensure implementation of quality medical services within the health and nutrition interventions. The Medical Manager contributes to the achievement of project objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project. Important parts of the role include: emergency preparedness, project implementation, capacity building of health and nutrition staff through appropriate supervision, training and technical support, contributing to monitoring, evaluation, and reporting on project progress.Project OverviewMulti-sector emergency response programme including provision of emergency health, nutrition, WASH and NFI/Shelter services for vulnerable populations in South Sudan.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Juba, South Sudan with frequent visits to field locations.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, 24 months.Key Activity AreasMedical Oversight in Health and Nutrition ERT ProjectsProvide guidance in the medical management of patient care, training support and capacity building for Health Managers to ensure quality response to disease outbreaks and emergency health services.Ensure Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) activities are implemented.Lead the team in emergency preparedness for outbreak disease and other emergency health response.Provide guidance to Nutrition Managers to ensure quality response to malnutrition particularly considering medical management of severe acute malnutrition according to CMAM guidelines.In collaboration with N&N Advisors, provide medical technical advice to static country programs.Health and Nutrition ManagementOversee the implementation and management of the assigned health and nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the project proposal and national & international guidelines.Provide training for Medair ERT health and nutrition staff, and local staff, on case management in line with applicable national and international guidelines and standards.Carry out assessments to locations with newly identified emergency needs and gaps.Contribute to writing assessment and intervention summary reports, and ensure data is correctly collected, reported and archived. Ensure that collected data correctly reflects project indicatorsEnsure cross cutting issues (HIV/AIDS, gender consideration and environment marker) are streamlined in health and nutrition project interventions.Staff ManagementEnsure technical oversight of the ERT Health Managers, good coordination and organisation between health and nutrition team and with the ERT WASH and NFI teams.Ensure time spent in Juba is used to monitor and evaluate ongoing and previous interventions.Build the capacity of the Health and Nutrition ERT to improve programme quality.Ensure staff receive supervision, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.Promote the health and security of the health and/or nutrition team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.Financial ManagementWork with the Health Project Manager to plan and manage health budgets for the field location(s).Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned health team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.Communication and CoordinationMaintain regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the ERT Health Project Manager (HPM), assigned health team, Health & Nutrition Managers, Advisors and other stakeholders.Represent Medair at relevant local and national level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs referring to ERT HPM.LogisticsAssist the ERT HPM to ensure correct ordering of all necessary medicines, supplies and medical equipment for the field locations, ensuring minimum stocks are stored and distributed correctly.Provide support to the H&N Managers to ensure all medical stocks are properly managed.Monitor expiration dates of all stocks in the field locations to ensure timely use.Develop TORs, MoUs and intervention planning preparations in line with intervention checklist.Quality ManagementUse the Medair intranet, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.Implement relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and CHS standards, Ministry of Health, and donor guidelines and other good practice.Participate in Medair workshops and learning sessions to keep up with changing trends & new guidelines.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsClinical degree or diploma: Medical Doctor. Certificate in Public Health or Tropical Medicine desirable.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification medical professional experience.Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, in a humanitarian context.Clinical skills within a Primary Health Care setting.Ability and willingness to manage health and nutrition project implementation.Able to motivate and inspire individuals to work efficiently in both intense and low pace.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page.Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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08/03/2021
Medair International

Country MEAL Advisor

Afghanistan, Kabul , Kabul

Role & ResponsibilitiesThis short-term vacancy will lead on MEAL system design and implementation to enhance quality and accountability of Medair's humanitarian programming in Afghanistan. The Advisor will be expected to improve the organisation of the MEAL department; strengthen existing MEAL strategy and protocols, ensuring they are institutionalised; mentor, train, and capacity build staff; and orientate the MEAL department to actively use and promote data for learning and decision-making in collaboration with operational teams and sector advisors.Project OverviewMedair Afghanistan is a complex and dynamic country programme due to instability related to politics and security. Medair has been operating in Afghanistan since 1996 and implementing multi-sectoral projects in nutrition, health, WASH and food security in vulnerable communities in Kabul, the Central Highlands and Southern Afghanistan.Workplace & ConditionsRoving position based in Kabul with travel to all field locations in Afghanistan.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, 3-4 months contract.Key Activity AreasMEAL SystemsCoordinate the development of a sound and adapted-to-context MEAL strategy, operational guidance and action plan for their roll out. Utilize existing tools and the lessons learnt within the country and region.Gain understanding of the context, resources, current practices, strengths and weaknesses through the perspective of the different departments to produce outputs that have buy-in of those who will implement it.Identify innovations and improvements to enhance effectiveness of the Medair's M&E framework and systemsReview existing IM tools and processes to make sure that data reported is ultimately reliable & qualitative.Review and support development of accountability-related mechanisms and SOPs and support MEAL and programme teams in roll out of SOPs, including awareness raising on PSEA, harassment, and serious complaints.Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Core Humanitarian Standards. With support from senior colleagues, work with sector technical specialists to ensure quality monitoring systems are set up to ensure adherence of programmes to minimum standards.MEAL ManagementSupport the Programme teams in ensuring the review of MEAL plans for each project, as well as providing support to develop new log frames for new project proposals if applicable.Develop the Afghanistan programme's capacity to undertake surveys and impact assessments.Develop training tools and provide MEAL training to the MEAL teams, and PMs – with a focus on SMART indicators, qualitative and quantitative collection and analysis of data, accountability principles & good practice.Lead roll-out of MEAL systems (such as quality checklists, output trackers, and accountability mechanisms).Support the planning, implementation, and follow-up of evaluations. Participate in evaluations where required.With support from other programme staff, identify MEAL activities procurement needs and coordinate with the logistics team to ensure materials arrive in good time.Staff Management and Capacity BuildingLine manage designated staff, including direct supervision and development; develop direct reports and assist other managers to improve their knowledge, competence and performance.Provide on-the-job training and coaching to MEAL staff on project baseline, end-line including drafting of reports.Identify additional learning and training needs & opportunities for MEAL and programme staff.Reflect the vision & Medair's values, especially when interacting with team members & provide leadership.Hold regular team meetings with the assigned programme support staff, reviewing team and individual objectives and ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work.Expected OutputsFinalize Medair Afghanistan Country MEAL strategy / framework and ensure that this is reflected in the Country Strategy and Sector Plans. Revision and creation of MEAL SOPs and other MEAL tools.Produce action plan for rolling out MEAL framework across field offices and begin the process if possible.Review MEAL staffing and provide recommendations for MEAL structure and MEAL budgeting needs.Provide mentoring & conduct on-the-job MEAL trainings for Medair MEAL and programme staff as per priorities.Support baseline and end-line surveys and conduct thorough analysis and produce timely reports.Support implementation of external project evaluation, sector Advisors and programme staff on project MEAL.Quality ManagementPromote the Medair e-library, Box folders, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are followed.Develop and implement systems to align MEAL with CHS, Donor, and other quality standards.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsUniversity degree in a relevant subject such as Economics, Political or Social Sciences, Statistical Analysis, International Development, or related field. Masters preferred.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies5 years relevant post-qualification MEAL experience, preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting.Expertise in qualitative and quantitative survey methods, including survey development.Experience with R, SPSS, STATA, or other statistical software desirable.Experience with and knowledge of current approaches to MEAL in relief and development programs.Advanced planning and analytical skills, as well as good numerical and report writing skills.Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, coaching, and mentoring.Proven capacity for analysing and synthetizing comprehensive information and technical data.Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation capacity.Ability to work on own initiative and collaboratively as part of a diverse team and manage a varied workload.Committed to team-building and able to develop, coach and support other team members.Problem solving ability and excellent communication skills.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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26/02/2021
Medair International

Global IT Applications Team Leader

Kenya, Nairobi Area , Nairobi

Role & ResponsibilitiesLead a small geographically disbursed team of application specialists and business analysts to support our current and legacy systems and applications used across Medair globally. The Applications Team Lead will also support the IT Applications Manager in analysing, exploring and investigating the organizational processes and systems, by designing, transforming and managing Medair's application landscape, in order to improve, implement and maintain systems and to address changes within Medair through technology. The role is a technical and analytical role, and will support in solving technical issues, user administration (including role concepts) and systems configuration.Project OverviewGlobal ITS provides Medair with centralised governance, strategy, direction, innovation and support in the use of the information technologies that amplify the people to people strategy. Global ITS provides a centralised approach to ensure cost efficiency and integration, including country programs in the strategic design of systems, and delivers services locally where practical to ensure that the day-to-day needs of our GSO and country program colleagues are met. The Support Systems Integration team delivers on the strategic direction for our Support Function Systems primarily located at the GSO – including Human Resources, Finance, Logistics, Engagement and Communications teams.Workplace & ConditionsThis is a Medair Global Team position, with up to 12 weeks in the field in a year. Position will be located in Nairobi Kenya. The role is open for applicants based in Kenya – a valid work permit is required for this destination.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, open ended contract.Key Activity AreasTeam LeadershipLead a team of 4 geographically disbursed technical administrators by providing guidance and timely feedback, and lead by example to demonstrate professionalism and accountability.Develop training and knowledge transfer plans so that members of the team can continue to grow in their roles and ensure proper coverage in case of staff absence or departure.Ensure procedures in place to support users with legacy systems, and new cloud-based system solutions.Applications SupportWork in collaboration with the Enterprise Architect and other colleagues to ensure that the ITS Applications Strategy can be delivered to support the overall strategy of Medair including: Development of a roadmap to upgrade and standardise the applications infrastructure across GSO and all country programs, outsourcing activities where appropriate to focus on activities that are unique and cost. Ensure procedures in place to support users with legacy systems, and new cloud-based system solutions.Plays a major role in the Change Request process to ensure that all changes go through a formal approval process before being implemented in production.Systems AdministrationProvide back-up support on both our legacy applications and platforms such as MS NAV (current ERP) as well as current applications including Salesforce CRM, Sage People HRIS, MS Dynamics (NAV replacement), Jira, Teams, SharePoint and other new applications/platforms such as Dell Boomi and Snowflake (Global Data Warehouse). Translate business requirements into logical, component-based technical designs.Perform administration / configuration / data migration / integration duties on select systems in accordance with project objectives. Create and design technical specification documentation.Drive resolution of issues that come up during the deployment phase of projects.Data Quality ManagementProactively analyze, document and process gaps/improvement opportunities including governance to a range of functional area such as Finance, HR and SCM as well as Donor and Beneficiary oriented processes.Proactively engage with department leaders and users to understand how data-driven changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value.Identify technical & functional requirements, obtaining feedback & gaining approval to implement changes.Manage the product backlog and present sprint proposals and reviews to different stakeholders.Documents business requirements and creates detailed functional/technical system specifications.Be part of internal and cross-cutting projects to ensure the alignment of business processes and solutions.Vendor ManagementManage the relationships with vendors including Qlik, Ona, SurveyCTO, ESRI, (and in the future Microsoft, Salesforce, Sage People).Innovation/changesThe holder of this position is required to keep an overview on new applications available and propose changes to improve the toolkit and organisational applications skillset.Team LifeReflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsDegree in Informatics, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field. Master's degree preferred.ITIL experience or certification is preferred.Certifications with regard to the 'Working experience required' areas will be an advantage.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). French desirable.Experience / Competencies2+ years leading an IT Application Support and/or Development team3+ years' professional experience in applications development, information management, business intelligence or another related field.Vendor Management. Experience with Cloud, SaaS and hybrid technologies.Experience in database administration, SQL knowledge and reporting tools such as Qlik.Experience in Integration Platforms (preference is for Boomi, however, others will be considered).Experience in Salesforce, ERP (NAV and Microsoft Dynamics (preferred), Sharepoint and Teams (advantage)Experience operating in hybrid environments as in-house & outsourced operations & cloud-based services.Experience working in the field in the Humanitarian Sector – Medair experience preferred.Experience working with remote geographically disbursed teams preferred.Solid understanding & experience with virtualization, operating systems, local & wide area networking, response & recovery, data protection, retention, & management disciplines to support a global organization.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Benefits package depends on location.Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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26/02/2021
Medair International

Lead - Individuals and Corporate Donors Relations

Switzerland, Vaud , Ecublens

Role & ResponsibilitiesBe responsible for fundraising with individuals and corporates in Switzerland (and at a later stage emerging markets like US and rest of Europe). In collaboration with the Engagement team, support Medair's mission by consolidating and cultivating current portfolio of Major donors, acquiring new ones, upgrading of key middle donors, developing an extensive network of ambassadors, creating and leveraging targeted corporate partnerships. Deliver on demanding income targets (USD 12 Mios by 2023) and KPI's.Project OverviewReporting to the Philanthropy Manager, the Lead - Individuals and Corporate Donors Relations will be responsible for building relationships with high and middle-value donors/prospect, using a structured and donor-centric approach to increase their support, as part of our 'Philanthropy Campaign'. This role will develop our corporate offer to leverage existing partnerships, as well as, create, train and support a network of ambassadors.Workplace & Working ConditionsMedair Global Support Office (GSO), Lausanne, Switzerland. Some travel may be required.Swiss or eligible EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland, can apply.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, open ended contract.Key Activity AreasRelationship fundraising with individualsDevelop an acquisition plan to generate new leads and identify innovative approaches in all Switzerland.Acquire new donors and develop specific journeys by creating targeted and qualitative touch points and develop a repeatable model to approach more individuals and drive growth, using Salesforce as a CRM tool.Build and sustain relationships with donors & prospects to build positive and sustainable engagement.Deliver fundraising products i.e. project proposals, Medair's case for support & legacy giving.Actively contribute to the development of the 3 years 'Philanthropy Campaign' and implement it accordingly, with guidance of the Philanthropy manager.In collaboration with the philanthropy team, create communication material such as project summaries, reports, letters and presentations.Partnerships with CorporatesManage and strengthen relationship with existing partners.Develop our corporate offer to leverage existing partnerships.Longer term, develop new corporate partnerships.Increase Targeted AwarenessPlan, organize and promote Medair philanthropy events in Switzerland to attract new people and/or consolidate existing major relationships.Present/pitch Medair at external events.Leverage networks: actively research new networking opportunities and attend external events, conferences, forums to acquire leads.AmbassadorsLead the Ambassador project. Develop an Ambassador pack (recruitment and training).Build and drive a network of fundraiser and speakers.OtherContribute to the planning of the philanthropic activities.Monitor philanthropy and market trends. Share knowledge with team members.CommunicationCollaboration with colleagues both in Zürich and Ecublens, as well as colleagues from other departments in the Global Support Office in Ecublens, especially Heads of Country Programmes.Represents Medair to various stakeholders particularly to existing individual donors and prospects, HNWI, and corporate partners.Work with Agencies and network of ambassadors. Connect with IBoT Members and HNW Individuals.Team lifeReflect the values of Medair with staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsEducated to degree level. Marketing, Sales, Account Management, Business Management.Certification of professional fundraising desirable.Strong working knowledge of English, German and French (spoken and written).Experience / CompetenciesMinimum 20 years of work experience in the private or public sector, with 5 to 10 years in the not-for-profit sector.Demonstrable professional success in the area of fundraising / marketing / sales / team management.Previous successful experience in philanthropy.Overseas experience in a humanitarian/development project desirable.Advanced user of MS Office. Trello desirable.Experience working with CRM (Customer relationship Management system), in particular Salesforce.Networking skills. Team leader. Analytic and strategic thinking.Excellent communication and presentation skills in front of small and large audiences.Understanding of International and humanitarian context.Experience in Account management. Goal and performance oriented. Pioneer and self-driven.Entrepreneurial mind-set, innovative and open for new approaches.Collaborative team player. People-oriented.Demonstrate very high level of credibility in front of key decision makers and HNWI.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.c) Profiles sought and Benefits Package for Global Support Office Staff.Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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22/02/2021
Medair International

Deputy Logistics Manager

Congo, Plateaux , Bunia

Role & ResponsibilitiesSupport the Country Logistics Manager (CLM) in the provision of the logistics support for the programme. The position is based in Bunia, where Medair runs a significant operation. This forms the heart of the support to the CLM. The operation in Bunia requires a senior logistics management presence and the Deputy Logistics Manager (DLM) major responsibility is to ensure an effective supply chain function at all times. This means that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and programmatic needs are delivered. As a significant part of the Logistics resources are managed from Bunia it is planned that the DLM serves as country focal point for the fleet and all types of Equipment and assets. By working closely with the CLM, The DLM is able to replace the CLM in his or her absence. This role provides additionally support in the strategic logistics direction, management and evaluation of the logistics function, reporting and accountability requirements, legal compliance, external representation, team leadership and staff capacity building. In the coming future Medair DRC is planning to implement Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Management. The DLM has a significant role in this project, both in the preparation and the implementation of this software.Project OverviewMulti-sector relief & rehabilitation programme including provision of primary and emergency health care, water and sanitation & nutrition to assist in reducing morbidity & mortality in vulnerable populations of DRC.WorkplaceField based position in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo with frequent visits to field locations.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsApril 2021. Full time, 12 months.Key Activity AreasLogistics Management – Supply chainProvide technical oversight and ensure proper supply chain management practices and procedures are in place according to Medair standards to provide optimum support.Proactively engage with key staff to ensure project planning and budgeting incorporates adequate funding for logistics capacity and resources. Provide support for, and carry out logistics assessments.Support the CLM in the management of the procurement process in an efficient & cost-effective manner.Locate and negotiate contracting for storage/warehousing that is secure, well-maintained, and meets health and safe working practice requirements.Ensure international and national transportation of freight by land, sea and air is in line with programme budgets and needs; ensuring the most cost effective and reliable means of transport is used for the timely delivery of supplies to projects.Support the CLM in the maintenance of accurate filing systems, with documented and supported records of logistics transactions for audit purposes, and submit logistics reports to the in-country management team, and GSO logistics pursuant with Medair policies and procedures.Logistics Management – ResourcesEnsure management of vehicle fleets; ensure appropriate allocation and safe use of vehicles throughout the programme and ensure servicing and maintenance schedules are adhered to. Ensure usage of fuel is correctly supervised, logged and recorded.Serve as Asset Management Focal Point for the Country Programme through the supervision and coordination of all matters regarding all types of equipment and assets including communication, IT and power, to ensure that equipment are managed diligently.Liaise as necessary with the landlord(s) to ensure proper maintenance and optimum availability of facilities and utilities (e.g. electricity, water, phone-lines, physical security and building repairs).Ensure regular backups are done for all computers throughout the programme and that virus updates and routine computer maintenance is carried out.RepresentationRepresent Medair in a professional manner contributing to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of Medair's mandate, ethics and values.As delegated by the CLM, proactively engage with suppliers, partners, local authorities, other NGOs and clusters to plan, organise, and schedule distribution of goods and material to ensure good coordination and adequate information sharing, address common concerns/problems and seek solutions.Financial managementSupport the compilation of logistics components of all base and project budgets.Monitor spending of assigned budgets, and ensure they operate in line with Medair and donor guidelines for financial accounting and reporting practices.Staff ManagementManage and motivate staff with integrity and foresight, to ensure that they maintain the highest standards of accountability and professionalism. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, performance review, producing development plans, determination of training needs, etc.Working with the CLM to ensure that all logistics and relevant programme staff are adequately trained and create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching.Security ManagementEnsure that movement procedures are adhered to by Medair drivers.Provide support in managing security incidents as required, including the writing of incident reports.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair intranet, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are used.Review, develop and implement systems to improve transparency. Ensure adequate anti-fraud procedures are in place to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsProfessional qualification in logistics or training in Supply Chain Management, Business Management.Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written).Experience / CompetenciesMinimum 2 years relevant logistics and management experience in emergency context.Experience of the management of budgets and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate reports.Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferable in the logistics sector.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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19/02/2021
Medair International

WASH Project Manager

Congo, Niari , Kirumba
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role & ResponsibilitiesManage the assigned WASH and Infrastructure project(s) in line with the objectives, budget and timeframe laid down in the proposal(s). The Wash Project Manager has a vital role to play in community mobilisation as well as access to safe water and sanitation for the target population. The role also includes enhancing beneficiary participation, managing and training local staff, implementing control and quality procedures in cooperation with the M&E Manager, WASH Advisor, and the Project Coordinator. As well as assessing, planning and initiating new infrastructure and WASH projects / proposals.Project OverviewWASH projects to be implemented in Nord Kivu Province alongside mainly emergency health focussed projects targeting displaced, war affected and vulnerable populations in Eastern DR Congo. Developmental type projects aimed at long term and sustainable behaviour change in the general population and state health employees to improve public health outcomes.WorkplaceField based position in Kirumba, Democratic Republic of Congo with frequent visits to field locations.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsAs soon as possible. Full time, 18 months.Key Activity AreasTechnical ManagementBe responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of the assigned infrastructure and/or WASH project(s) as well as providing support to the WASH & Infrastructure Advisor in developing new standards.Manage the quality construction of all infrastructure structures, ensuring good maintenance and sustainable processes are put in place especially helping to involve more the local communities drawing on similar experience in WASH projects, namely helping to improve the current committees' setup.Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments are conducted both against project objectives and to ensure the quality of the programme, with reports being made to the field managers.Work towards the continual improvement of the processes and the technical implementation of the infrastructure WASH programme.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability (BA) in all aspects of the project. Help integrate beneficiary participation into the existing project(s) framework: committees, random selection of casual labourer for interview and help develop new ways in integrating BA into infrastructure project(s).Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects and/or donor proposals.Support the WASH Advisor in analysing former infrastructure and WASH projects and budgets.Staff ManagementManage and oversee the assigned team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.Hold monthly team meetings with the assigned team(s), reviewing team and individual objectives, ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work and providing an opportunity for feedback.Promote the health and security of the team(s) by providing support to the Project Coordinator and to the WASH Advisor in developing security and safety guidelines in the workplace.On occasions work with casual labour or other Medair staff (including hiring, co-ordinating workload and payment) to achieve specific, time-bound tasksFinancial ManagementWork with the relevant field managers to plan, develop and manage budgets for the assigned project(s).Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned team(s), ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.Communication and CoordinationDevelop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned team(s), Medair in-country and GSO managers and advisors and other stakeholders.Represent Medair at relevant local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs.LogisticsManage the correct procurement of all necessary Infrastructure, WASH supplies and equipment for the assigned activities, ensuring minimum stocks are maintained and items are stored & distributed correctly.Ensure the careful use, regular servicing and appropriate replacement of all equipment, within budgetary constraints, for the assigned project(s).Quality ManagementPromote the Medair e-library, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are used.Implement policies and standards relating to current operations including national, and international (e.g. Sphere and HAP) standards, donor guidelines and other good practice.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsHigher level qualification in a technical field, preferably in water and sanitation.Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field.Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, other agencies and local authorities. Good report writing skills. Problem solving ability.Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.Technical WASH skills within a humanitarian setting.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. 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19/02/2021
Medair International

Health and Nutrition Advisor

Yemen, Abyan , aden

Role & ResponsibilitiesProvide technical advice and support to the field management and the health and nutrition staff. Responsible to develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the health and nutrition aspects of the country programme including coordination at a senior level, with national and regional health authorities as well as other NGOs. Coordination at a senior level, with national and regional health and nutrition authorities as well as other NGOs. Lead on all health, nutrition and MHPSS technical elements of proposals and reports, providing capacity building for national and international staff, promote evidence based best practice in the health and nutrition programmes and contribute to the overall management of the country programme.Project OverviewMedair is responding to the humanitarian needs in Yemen through an integrated health, nutrition and WASH response targeting vulnerable persons in selected districts of South Yemen. Yemen has the largest humanitarian crisis in the World. Medair approach is to address the most vulnerable preferentially targeting women and children most vulnerable to morbidity and mortality with integrated health, nutrition (CMAM) and wash programming supporting at Ministry of Health facilities with community and facility level support in line with the national Minimal Service Package Guidelines. Medair currently supports 8 health facilities in Al Dhale Governorate and 5 in Lahj Governorate of the South. Medair strives to protect beneficiaries in all projects, upholding the ‘Do No Harm' principle. The project design includes gender and protection mainstreaming components and a demonstrated accountability to the affected population.Workplace & ConditionsField based position in Aden, Yemen.Starting Date / Initial Contract DetailsJuly 2021. Full time, 12 months.Key Activity AreasProgram ManagementMaintain an overview of the health and nutrition programme and of the country context, with a view to guiding assessments, strategically developing new projects in current sites and/or surrounding or new locations, and proactively planning for responsible exit.Give technical advice to all country technical staff, the Yemen senior management team and GSO on selection of locations, design of health & nutrition interventions and internal capacity for implementation.Define appropriate policies, guidelines and protocols for the health and nutrition aspects of Medair's work in country.Provide technical support to the health teams in all project sites, including the monitoring, evaluation and impact analysis of current projects and the writing of donor proposals and reports within the timeframes.Carry out regular monitoring visits with field managers, ensuring that project objectives are met.Supervise and monitor the development of reporting systems for data collection, analysis and follow-up and feedback.Maintain an oversight of medicines and health and nutrition supplies ordered for the projects, supporting technical and logistics staff in the coordination and quality control of health and nutrition supplies.Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation & accountability in all aspects of the project.RepresentationDevelop and maintain relationships with Ministry of Health, UN, NGOs, donors, and partners with the objective of raising public awareness of Medair and ensuring good co-operation for partnerships.Accompany donors on field trips, and ensure programme details are transmitted in a professional manner.Seek out networks or task groups on specific health & nutrition-related humanitarian aid issues.Represent Medair at health & nutrition clusters, with the objective to become a recognised cluster member.Coordinate with other health and nutrition agencies operating in Yemen, to ensure streamlined approached and reduce risk of duplication. Represent Medair to MoH.Staff ManagementEnsure all personnel related issues for Medair staff of the designated projects are carried out with respective Medair Yemen country guidelines. This includes recruitment, objective setting, development and training etc.Be involved in the recruitment of health and staff for the country programme, providing advice on technical skills.Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching. Plan and develop training material as required with support from GSO advisors as needed.Financial ManagementWork with the relevant field managers and GSO staff to plan and construct health budgets.Ensure budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Head of Country Programme.Monitor the spending of the designated projects to ensure operation for financial accounting and reporting practices.Quality ManagementPromote and use the Medair Box, Portfolio etc, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are used.Ensure health projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and CHS standards, WHO recommendations, etc.Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations to GSO advisors as well as field staff on the quality of the programmes and interventions during field visits and at other relevant times.Maintain a resource library for the health and nutrition team and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and updates within the sector. Ensure all health and nutrition staff have access to necessary and appropriate information.Attend Medair yearly health and nutrition workshop as well as periodic online meetings with GSO advisors to keep up to date on recommendations and guidelines for Medair health and nutrition programming.Staff HealthOverall responsibility for staff health/occupational health procedures & development of procedures in-country.Team Spiritual LifeReflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.QualificationsClinical degree (nurse or doctor). Degree in Public Health.Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).Experience / Competencies3 years' experience in managing programmes in international public health work, with at least 1 year in humanitarian emergency context.Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and CHS Standards, protection issues and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols.Excellent proposal and report writing skills. Knowledge and experience of the principles and the design, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of humanitarian public health projects.Good financial management skills (budget design and control). Excellent negotiation/advocacy skills within varying cultural and professional contexts, in particular regarding donors and government officials.How to applyBefore you applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:a) Medair organisational valuesb) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practicesc) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).Application ProcessTo apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page. Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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