Médecins du Monde Suisse est une organisation humanitaire médicale indépendante. Membre du réseau international Médecins du Monde, nous fournissons depuis 1993 un accès durable à la santé aux personnes en situation de vulnérabilité, en Suisse et dans 12 pays en Afrique, en Amérique Latine et en Asie. Notre vision est celle d'un monde où les obstacles à la santé sont surmontés et où le droit à la santé est effectif pour toutes et tous. Pour y parvenir, nous nous sommes fixés comme mission d'améliorer de manière durable l'accès à la santé des populations exclues, et plus particulièrement des femmes et des enfants ainsi que des populations vulnérables. Pour y parvenir, nous travaillons autour de trois domaines d'action : 1) Santé et droits sexuels et reproductifs (SDSR), 2) prévention et prise en charge des violences, 3) soins palliatifs pédiatriques (SPP). Nous favorisons une approche qui combine l'action et le plaidoyer. Le /la Coordinateur-rice général.e a la responsabilité globale de la mise en ?uvre de la stratégie, de la coordination des programmes, de la gestion de l'administration, des finances, de la logistique, de la sécurité, des relations avec les interlocuteurs, et de la communication de MdM Suisse en Haïti. Le /la Coordinateur-rice générale.e est l'interlocuteur principal de MdM Suisse en Haïti et doit pouvoir développer une réelle vision stratégique des programmes dans ce pays. Le poste de Coordinateur-rice général.e dépend hiérarchiquement de la/du responsable des programmes internationaux au siège. CONTEXTE MdM Suisse est présent en Haïti depuis 1995. Actuellement nous réalisons 3 projets avec un accent opérationnel sur les violences basées sur le genre (VBG) et la santé et droits sexuels et reproductifs. Nos zones d'intervention sont dans des quartiers défavorisés de Port au Prince et dans la région Goâvienne. La mission de MdM Suisse en Haïti est en train de grandir dans un contexte d'instabilité politique et d'insécurité croissante. Le bureau de MdM Suisse en Haïti est basé à Port au Prince avec une antenne à Petit Goâve. En total MdM Suisse emploie actuellement 16 employés.ées en Haïti. En Haïti, MdM Suisse collabore étroitement avec les autres chapitres MdM présents dans le pays ? MdM Canada et MdM Espagne. Nous partageons les bureaux, réalisons des projets conjointement et travaillons pour un partage accru de ressources humaines entres les chapitres. RESPONSABILITES Planification stratégique, gestion, supervision et suivi du programme en Haïti ? initie, stimule et anime les différentes phases du cycle de projet du programme de MdM en Haïti : - Coordonne l'élaboration et la mise en ?uvre du programme pays de MdM Suisse en Haïti et assure la cohérence entre les programmes en Haïti et la stratégie globale de MdM Suisse. - Supervise la mise en ?uvre globale du programme et en assure la qualité, en étroite collaboration avec son équipe. - Supervise l'élaboration des propositions de projets et en valide le contenu, tant sur les activités que sur le budget. - Identifie des besoins humanitaires et des opportunités de projets dans le pays. - Réalise des processus de sélection et d'analyse des partenaires locaux et appuie la préparation des contrats de partenariat. - Elabore et met en ?uvre une stratégie de plaidoyer intégrée programmes. - S'assure de la mise en place et du suivi d'outils de monitoring des indicateurs (indicateurs projets et indicateurs programmes). - Supervise et valide la rédaction des rapports de projets (narratifs et budgétaires) à l'attention des autorités, partenaires et bailleurs de fonds. - Supervise la rédaction des rapports des projets adressés au siège. - Assure une veille contextuelle et sanitaire pour être à même de répondre à d'éventuelles demandes particulières en termes d'aide humanitaire Représentation, coordination et recherche de financements avec les autorités nationales, les autres chapitres MdM en Haïti, les acteurs humanitaires et de développement, les bailleurs de fonds, les associations locales de la société civile, les bénéficiaires des projets - Assure la coordination avec les principaux acteurs humanitaires/développement intervenant dans les mêmes zones et participe activement aux réunions de coordination générale ou sectorielle (santé, social, éducation). - Assure les liens avec les autorités nationales, régionales et locales concernées par les projets. - Coordonne et assure la recherche de financements localement auprès des bailleurs de fonds présents dans le pays. - Entretient des liens étroits et réguliers avec les partenaires de la société civile impliqués dans les programmes et les activités de plaidoyer. - Assure la représentation de MdM auprès des acteurs des projets et des bénéficiaires. Management des ressources humaines - Est responsable de la gestion globale des ressources humaines et du management d'une équipe de 16 employés : recrutements, réalisation de fiches d'objectifs, évaluations annuelles des postes, suivi des dossiers du personnel national selon la loi nationale et les procédures de MdM-Suisse, gestion administrative du personnel national, respect de la grille salariale, formation continue des employés, etc. - S'engage activement pour faire avancer le partage de ressources humaines entres les chapitres MdM sur place. - Assure l'adaptation de l'équipe aux besoins des programmes. - Assure la cohésion d'équipe, le bien-être au travail, organise et anime les rencontres d'équipes (réunions de coordination hebdomadaires, réunions all staff mensuelles, ateliers annuels de coordination et de team-building). - Assure la mise en place des briefings et débriefings du personnel international (contexte, sécurité, programmes, etc.). - Supervise le processus de renouvellement des visas, ordres de missions, permis de travail pour le personnel international de la coordination en Haïti. Gestion financière, administrative et logistique - Supervise et coordonne la formalisation du budget de référence du pays et sa révision annuelle. - Supervise et coordonne le suivi budgétaire des projets et des contrats de financement. - Prévoit et suit les transferts de fonds et approvisionnement en fonction de la prévision des dépenses. - Supervise l'administratrice locale dans la gestion administrative et financière de la comptabilité de la mission. - Assure le suivi et l'utilisation effective des outils financiers. - Assure et suit la bonne existence et le bon renouvellement des procédures complètes pour la reconnaissance de MdM par les autorités haïtiennes. - Assure une veille par rapport à la législation et aux normes locales potentiellement applicables pour MdM Suisse (loi du travail, lois sur les taxes et revenus, lois sur l'immigration...). - Supervise la gestion de la logistique, coordonne la planification et le suivi des plans d'achats et veille au respect des procédures et règles logistiques. Gestion de la sécurité : MdM est dans le processus de recrutement d'un point focal sécurité en Haïti, partagé entre les 3 chapitres. Les responsabilités dans ce domaine peuvent varier de la description ci-dessous, en fonction de l'avancement de ce recrutement. - Supervise le travail du point focal sécurité en coordination avec les autres chapitres MdM. - Supervise et valide les mises à jour régulières du manuel de sécurité, des règles de sécurité par base et du plan de contingence. - Supervise et valide la mise en ?uvre des règles et procédures de gestion de la sécurité. - Analyse constamment le développement de la situation sécuritaire dans le pays et prend des mesures adéquates pour y répondre en collaboration avec le point focal sécurité. - Assure la responsabilité des décisions en cas d'incident de sécurité, en collaboration avec le point focal sécurité et le siège. - Assure la responsabilité finale de toute décision liée à la sécurité pour MdM Suisse en Haïti. Communication - Coordonne et assure la mise en ?uvre d'un plan de communication institutionnelle dans le pays. - Coordonne les contacts avec le siège en termes de communication pour la valorisation des activités menées dans le pays et le respect de la charte de communication pour les actions menées dans le pays. - Représente MdM Suisse sur le terrain vis-à-vis des médias et autres partenaires de communication. PROFIL : - Formation supérieure en gestion de projet / santé publique / sciences sociales. - Au moins 5 ans d'expérience professionnelle dans la coopération internationale, l'aide humanitaire ou similaire, dont 2 années à un poste similaire à l'international. - Expérience avérée du cycle de gestion de projet/programme dans la coopération au développement/humanitaire (planification, suivi, évaluation). - Expérience préalable de travail dans un contexte sécuritaire volatil. Gestion de sécurité dans un tel contexte est un atout important. - Expérience préalable en Haïti et connaissance du Créole haïtien sont un atout - Expérience avérée en management, gestion financière et gestion d'équipe. - Compétences organisationnelles, grande rigueur et capacité à hiérarchiser les priorités. - Excellent sens relationnel, capacité de communication, de négociation et de résolution de problèmes. - Sensibilité à la diversité culturelle, religieuse et politique, capacité de diplomatie. - Maîtrise orale et écrite du français et de l'anglais. - Maitrise des outils informatiques (MS Office).
Org. Setting and Reporting The Regional Director reports to the Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) and Director, Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) as First Reporting Officer and to the Chair of the Regional UN Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) as Second Reporting Officer. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Regional Director for Asia Pacific, will be responsible for the following:?Provides day-to-day management oversight and strategic guidance to Resident Coordinators (RC)?Provides support and strategic guidance to UN Country Teams (UNCT) to ensure quality and timely support to Member States in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.?Provides leadership and strategic thinking to identify existing and emerging development challenges and priorities in the region and advises the UNSDG Chair on emerging regional issues.?Manages day-to-day operations of the RC system in the region, including management of RC/UNCT queries and requests for support, guidance and strategic advice and serves as Second Reporting Officer for heads of RC Offices?Provides Secretariat support to the Regional Collaboration Platform and its associated subsidiary bodies?Chairs the regional Peer Support Group to ensure high quality CCAs and Sustainable Development Cooperation Frameworks?Leads UNCT dispute resolution efforts in the region when called-upon?Promotes and supports the roll-out of common services initiatives/business innovation at the country and regional leveloSupports RCs and UNCTs in resource mobilization and partnering strategies to support especially, joint programmes and pooled funds and in the development and implementation of sub-regional strategies and programmes.?Reports on regional results and provides support and quality control to RCs, UNCTs, and RCOs in the region on planning, monitoring and results-reporting tools?Supports, tracks and reports on implementation of UN reform initiatives in the region?Contributes to the formulation of DCO strategies and policies by participating in various committees, preparing documents on policy issues, and acting, as required, in an advisory capacity to the Director and Deputy Director of DCO?Contributes to HQ deliberative and decision making bodies ? such as the Executive/Deputies Committee, the RMRs, HQ-based country Task Forces etc,?Manages induction processes for newly-recruited RC System staff in the region and promotes communities of practice across RC Offices in the region.?Provides a facilitating role with host Governments, donors and counterparts; chairs meetings and seminars on substantive issues; represents the Organization at international, regional, inter-agency meetings, seminars and conferences, providing expertise, as needed.?Liaises with DPPA and other departments of the Secretariat in crisis-management?Performs other related duties as requested by the senior management of the Organization. Competencies ? Professionalism: Knowledge of the substantive field of work in general and of specific areas being supervised. Shows ability to produce reports and papers on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others. Shows ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.? Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.? Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings? Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing.? Judgement/Decision making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.?Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly. Education Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations or public administration, law, social sciences or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Work Experience Over fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the management and coordination of development cooperation.Over fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in the management and coordination of development cooperation.Experience serving in international and/or multi-lateral organizations.Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams.Experience managing multi-cultural teams.Experience serving as a UN Resident Coordinator. Languages English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language used in the region of service is desirable. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview. Special Notice This position is available for an initial period of one year. Extension of appointment is subject to the availability of funds.Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. 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Background Under the overall guidance of the Resident Representative and direct supervision by the Deputy Resident Representative, the Team Leader of Environment (Natural Resources Management, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction) manages a major programme portfolio in selected programme practice areas. The main role is to manage the portfolio including development, implementation and continued monitoring of implementation. The Team Leader leads the portfolio team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas including securing the necessary resources for operationalizing the programme while ensuring consistency with UNPF/ CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities. The Team Leader leads and supervises the portfolio team and works in close collaboration with the governance and livelihood / poverty teams, Operations team in the CO, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff as well as Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme. Reporting structure: Reports to Deputy Resident Representative; 5 direct reports. Duties and Responsibilities Summary of Key Functions: - Ensuring the strategic direction of the portfolio - Management of the CO programme and supervision of the Programme team - Strategic partnerships and resource mobilization - Provision of top-quality policy advisory services to the Government and UNDP and facilitation of knowledge & capacity building and management 1. As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of the portfolio focusing on achievement of the following results: - Thorough analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of CCA, UNPF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other documents. - Thorough analysis and research contributions to development of products and policy advisory services that aim to support the government of Laos in implementation of policies aiming at achievement of SDGs relevant to natural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, disaster risk reduction and reduction at national and sub-national levels. - Identification of strategic programme areas of cooperation. - Operationalization of UNPF/ CPD in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Identification of possibilities for joint programming. - Analysis and presentation of UNDP policies and their implementation in the CO. - CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit. - Liaison between UNDP and the Government of Lao PDR with respect to major programme issues in the assigned thematic areas and provide solutions in seeking consensus. - Liaises regularly with the Government counterparts and advises Deputy Resident Representative and Resident Representative on the strategic direction of the programme portfolio - Development of strong synergies with other parts of the programme portfolio to demonstrate their contribution to the SDGs implementation in Laos. 2) Ensures effective management of the portfolio and supervision of the unit members focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the following results: - Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of results. - Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the implementing partners. - Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the portfolio, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations. The Team Leader performs the function of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for development projects transactions approval. - Effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustment of programme. - Follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported. - Aggregate reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes. Preparation of donor reports with strict adherence to timelines and required quality standards. - Organization of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the unit to projects in close collaboration with Operations Manager. - Effective people management and capacity building of staff in the unit. 3) Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results: - Develops and implements strategic partnerships with donors, UN and non-UN System organizations and NGOs, UN Agencies, IFIs, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, mass organizations, civil society etc. to achieve programme outcomes for all the programme areas assigned; - Leads preparation of funding proposals and briefing documents for donors, organizes donor briefings and organizes and supports negotiation with multi and bilateral agencies in cooperation with Government counterparts and advisors; - Determines programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors' priorities; - Coordinates with the key government institutions including Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in addition to the relevant line ministries to ensure that UNDP continues to remain a strategic and major partner in the areas of NRM, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction. 4) Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results: - Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and published best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals. - Coordination of development of policies and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners; - Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice. - Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme issues. IV. Impact of Results The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme and reaching UNPF/ CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets. The relevant national institutions like Ministry & provincial departments of Forestry (Agriculture), Natural Resources & Environment, Labour & Social Welfare, will be strengthened and impacts of Climate Change, disasters in Lao PDR will be reduced through efficient and effective programme development and implementation. Competencies Description of Competency at Level Required (For more comprehensive descriptions please see the competency inventory) Core Innovation Ability to make new and useful ideas work Level 5: Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them Leadership Ability to persuade others to follow Level 5: Plans and acts transparently, actively works to remove barriers People Management Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Level 5: Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others Communication Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Level 5: Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others Delivery Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Level 5: Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions Technical/Functional Resource mobilization Ability to identify and organize programmes and projects to implement solutions and generate resources Results Based Management Ability to manage programmes and projects with a strategy aimed at improved performance and demonstrable results Natural Resource Management Knowledge of natural resource management principles, policies and laws, and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations Climate Change Knowledge of climate change policies and laws, and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge of disaster risk reduction policies and laws, and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations All Technical/Functional competencies are applied to the Level 5: Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Required Skills and Experience Education: Master's Degree in Development, Economics, Environmental or Natural Sciences, Environmental Management or Policy or related field. Experience: At least 5 years of relevant experience at the international level with progressive responsibility in the fields of environmental policy, NRM, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction or other relevant areas. Hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects. Knowledge and hands-on experience of management of vertical funds (e.g. GEF and GCF) will be an asset. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems. 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The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. About 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of Swiss TPH provides policy advice, project design and management in the area of national and global health with the aim to strengthen health systems and improve health service delivery. To support the Project Team Leader in the third exit phase of a large health project, the 'Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project' (HPSS) in Tanzania, we are seeking a Chief Finance and Administration Officer Tanzania (100%) The successful candidate will be responsible for financial and administrative project management in support of the Project Director and Local Team Leader with the following responsibilities: - Ensure compliance to rules and guidelines related to financial and administrative project management for all staff of the HPSS project - Ensure compliance with the internal control and audit system which allows early detection of irregularities - Line management of financial and administrative staff members - Supervise financial management, procurement, assets management including vehicles, and IT systems, and human resource management - Establish budgets and budget control - Implement financial and administrative procedures related to project closing at end of current exit phase - Ensure regular reporting as per defined reporting formats Required qualifications and experiences: - 5 to 7 year experience in financial management / project controlling, thereof at least 3 years audit experience with a reputable audit firm - Working experience in international development co-operation with assignments in international duty stations - Degree and certification in Finance and Administration / Auditing or other related field. MBA and / or Master's degree preferred. - Adequate physical and mental health and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a demanding working and physical environment (sub-Saharan Africa) - Experience in working in different cultural settings, with respect and diplomacy - Excellent English skills, both written and oral - Willingness to live and work in Dodoma (national capital in central Tanzania) and travel to project regions and other parts of the countries as required is a must - At least 5 years working experience in development project management or project auditing in Africa, especially East Africa, is desirable The position is based in Dodoma, but involves frequent travel to Dar es Salaam. It may include occasional travels to Basel, Switzerland. The HPSS project is a large cooperation project of the governments of Switzerland and Tanzania. It supports the Tanzanian government authorities in the fields of health promotion, strengthening of rural health insurance, medicine management and health technology management in the regions and at national level. The successful candidate will be mid-career and have the experience and skills to ensure successful project implementation of the EXIT Phase Three of the HPSS (01.11.2019 - 31.10.2023). The successful candidate will become part of a multidisciplinary team which is organised in a participatory management structure. The project is set in a stimulating environment with close cooperation with many relevant authorities of the Government of Tanzania and also with various international and local development partners operating in Tanzania in health and related sectors. The candidate will report to the Project Director based in Basel, Switzerland, and work closely with the local Project Manager. The position is open as of 1 October 2021. Swiss TPH is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. If you are interested, please submit your application online via the link provided below, in English with: - CV - Motivational letter - Relevant certificates and diploma - Salary expectation - Names and contact information (email or phone) of 3 references Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool: https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered. Please submit your full application by 21 July 2021. Job Profile: Start Date: 1 October 2021 Location: Dodoma, Tanzania Duration: until 31 October 2023 Percentage: 100% Travel Required? Yes, within Tanzania and on occasions to Switzerland
Description IFC?a member of the World Bank Group?is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2020, we invested $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit [www.ifc.org](http://www.ifc.org/) Private sector financial development is essential to the promotion of successful and sustainable economies in low and middle-income countries around the world. Sound and efficient financial markets can ensure that resources are allocated where they are most productive, assisting job creation and spurring economic growth. IFC's goal is to prioritize investment in the financial sector because it promotes development in all other sectors. IFC's Financial Institutions Group (FIG) works through financial institutions to provide much-needed access to finance for millions of individuals and micro, small, and medium enterprises that we would never be able to reach directly. This is an important part of the World Bank Group strategy to end extreme poverty and build shared prosperity. FIG Asia Pacific provides the strategic investment and advice needed by financial institutions to build a strong, engaged private sector and tackle the region's most pressing development challenges. We account for about 32 percent of FIG's Global investment portfolio, and our projects support micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), climate-smart projects, housing, insurance, supply chains, and digital finance. We demonstrate the business case for greater financial inclusion, particularly for women and other under-served segments of the community. Our tailored advice helps clients build capacity, strengthen risk management, and diversify and scale their product offerings. Stretching from the Pacific to South Asia, our projects are delivering on the IFC 3.0 agenda and enabling the region to fulfill its potential. FIG Advisory in Asia Pacific, the unit where this job is based, leverages on IFC's global presence, to drive thought leadership and deliver expert advice to our clients towards alleviating development challenges in our priority markets in the region through our financial sector intermediaries which are mainly banks, NBFIs, Micro finance institutions, FinTech's etc. Thematic areas of specialization where technical advice and deep engagements are delivered include Financial Sector Advisory, MSME Finance, Risk Management, Digital Financial Services, Climate Finance, Gender Finance, Agrifinance, Trade and Supply Chain Finance (SCF), Capital Markets and Housing. Role and Responsibilities: The jobholder will play a leading role mainly linked to the thematic areas of Trade and SCF across Asia and Pacific, with a strong focus on sustainability. He/She will develop FIG AS Asia's Trade and SCF program, build a strong pipeline of projects in these thematic areas and provide technical oversight to the delivery of related engagements in the region. As a senior advisory officer in Thailand, he/she will be an integral member of the country team as well as the Asia leadership team. As such, he/she will work closely with key stakeholders, especially the Country Manager, in shaping and executing the WBG/IFC country strategy and delivering high quality Advisory engagements to Financial Institutions. The jobholder will report directly to the Manager, FIG Advisory Services Asia. The jobholder will supervise Asia staff working in the same thematic Practice. Duties and Accountabilities: As the lead of Trade and SCF practice, the jobholder will be responsible for the strategy development and technical oversight of Trade and SCF linked advisory in the region to deliver market leading investment/advisory integrated client/market solutions, by leveraging local and regional resources. IFC's FIG Advisory Services aims to deliver innovative solutions, particularly relating to sustainability, to support target clients' objectives to expand and grow their business, in line with IFC's country strategies to address development challenges. The jobholder will collaborate closely with the Upstream, Investment, Creating Markets Advisory (CMA) and World Bank (WB) teams for better synergies and integrated firm level as well as market level solutions. The jobholder will work with regulators to develop the enabling environment, and support clients in launching or strengthening their Trade and SCF businesses, this would be well coordinated with WB and CMA. The jobholder will develop a comprehensive value proposition for clients (sector and firm level) on Trade and SCF that covers: documentary credits (DC), open account, post import financing, pre- and post-shipment financing for Trade; payables and receivables financing products for SCF; and opportunities for clients to cross-sell related services, i.e. MSME finance and currency risk hedging, among others. The jobholder will also work closely facilitate new innovative transactions supporting Trade and SCF, with a focus on sustainability, Climate Change Action Plan 2021?2025 and Paris Alignment for trade and SCF solutions. The jobholder will work across other industry groups and departments (particularly Manufacturing and Services) in IFC and within the wider WB Group to support markets and clients in optimizing value chains for sustainability and climate resilience. Client and Stakeholder Management: ? Work closely with country management, FIG and other industries key members based in Bangkok for deepening country level interventions and regional support. ? Communicate with top management of clients, and articulate institution and segment level solutions especially in the Trade and SCF segments ? Hold knowledge transfer sessions across the region, lead diagnostics with the client and be the technical lead for advisory project executions in Trade and SCF. ? Provide oversight specially to Trade and SCF projects in the Asia and Pacific region for quality and consistency of approach. ? Work closely with other Practice Groups to deliver comprehensive client solutions, and particularly with the Climate Finance team in enhancing the sustainability aspect of Trade and SCF deliverables. ? Work collaboratively with Investment and Upstream Anchors in the designated countries to align Advisory to help close pipeline investment projects and provide solutions to key portfolio clients. ? Engage with the relevant teams at the World Bank and IFC for reforms needed to unlock new markets and work collaboratively with Upstream teams. ? Support other country priority initiatives such as Climate, Finance, Gender, Digital Financial Services, MSME Finance among others. ? Play the lead role in developing new Trade and SCF solutions for the Asia Pacific Region, particularly innovations that promote sustainability and WB Climate Change Action Plan. ? Build trade advisory solutions linked to our global trade solutions as well as sector and firm level advisory interventions allowing private sector financing flow to underserved segments (e.g. MSME, Women) ? Especially work on digitization models for trade and supply chain finance and form strategic alliances at global, regional and country levels for the key focus market as per FIG strategy. Design and Operationalize Solutions: ? Lead Client Engagement staff as well as industry specialists in the design, pitch, and negotiation of client solutions. Approve relevant project documents and client deliverables for projects to ensure standards and objectives within a thematic area are met. ? Lead senior level client meetings to provide technical advice and monitor progress in implementing thematic recommendations. ? Strengthen the design and delivery of client solutions by incorporating global best practices and lessons from past. Partner with results team in developing appropriate theories of change and results frameworks and indicators to strengthen the development impact and sustainability of client solutions and continuously learn from client projects/ engagement. ? Ensure high quality of project supervision and completion documents and provide quality control over client deliverables. Moreover, support client in implementing the recommendations and help trouble shoot as needed. Create and Share Knowledge: ? Identify and participate in conferences to showcase IFC offerings and value proposition, which includes serving as panelist/ moderator for internal and external events related to thematic areas. ? Conduct research to shape ongoing and future offerings in thematic areas and develop new tools and guidance to incorporate internal and external best practices. Build Capacity: ? Design and deliver training and communication strategy for Investment and Advisory staff to better enable them to be champions of the thematic areas; to generate interest in thematic areas among external stakeholders and build understanding of why it is important to businesses, the business climate, community and/or the economy. ? Drive strengthening the value proposition of Advisory products through embracing new trends on digitization and partnerships. ? Help build bench strength of experts and consultants in the thematic areas of leadership (mainly Trade and SCF) across the region. Staff Supervision: ? Oversee/ supervise assigned staff and consultants ? Develop technical capabilities of the assigned staff and members of the broader Practice Group team through mentoring, coaching, structured training program and by providing on-the-job learning opportunities. ? Ensure quality control of work products and outputs. Hold periodic calls with the Practice Group and help institute a process to govern delivery quality. ? Determine resources needed to support projects and ensure efficient/ effective use of resources. ? Manage project budgets and align staffing needs. Selection Criteria ? Master's degree in Finance, Business or Economics or related field, or equivalent professional qualification. ? At least 15 years' experience in the financial sector, primarily in banks and having done leadership roles for at least 5 years within a reputable financial institution, preferably a Bank. ? Leadership experience in running a Trade, transaction banking and SCF unit in a reputable financial institution in Asia, with a consistent track record in successfully launching and running sustainable Trade and SCF businesses. ? Strong knowledge of related areas: MSME Finance, Risk Management, product development, technologies. ? Strong understanding of industries, financial sector, and region to talk intelligently to clients about their specific challenges in implementing thematic mandates. Able to identify how changes in markets, business climate, regulations or emergence of new/successful innovators/ disruptors may create new opportunities for IFC to accelerate its mandate in a thematic area. Understanding of the implications of different policy and regulatory frameworks governing the thematic areas. ? Familiarity with market developments and product innovations that promote sustainability in value chains. ? Understand how business models in development finance work and able to conceptualize how those models apply in designing client solutions that incorporate thematic mandate. ? Experience of having led transformation initiatives. ? Understanding of IFC and WBG products/ instruments and where there are opportunities for cross-organizational collaboration. ? Able to design, negotiate and lead efforts to develop client offerings that reflect in-depth knowledge of thematic area and understanding of business case for how thematic focus will help client to improve their business. ? Thorough understanding of IFC products, what is likely to be approved, and how long it will take. Good understanding of WBG and how to initiate collaborative efforts to leverage its products/ instruments. ? Successful experience in at least two countries, one being outside of the individual's home country, that provided practical experience in emerging markets. ? Able to design research and analytical projects or major portion of complex project to credibly produce new understanding of a thematic issue and/or potential opportunities to unlock new markets or new streams of business. ? Ability to conceptualize and lead research and analytical projects that could ultimately lead to the opening of new markets and/or reframe thinking on thematic approaches to better meet IFC and WBG mandates. ? Able to develop the research storyline that is relevant to targeted stakeholders and mobilizes needed expertise. ? Able to move research proposals and results across functions to ensure relevant aspects become anchored and integrated with the work in those functions. ? Strong team player and able to mentor and train more junior staff. ? Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and aptitude to learn new systems is a must. Ability to use project management systems is a plus. ? 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The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture Namibia is a longstanding partner organisation of Comundo and is committed to deliver an equitable and inclusive education for all children and youth. In addition, the Ministry promotes Namibian art and culture in favour of national unity and in consideration of its diversity. Your activities / tasks The Comundo Country Programme Namibia contributes significantly to a better education for all children and youth. To achieve this goal, we collaborate with the regional Directorates of Education, for this assignment in the Kavango-East Region in north-eastern Namibia. Our task is to capacitate the regional management on goal-oriented planning, implementation and monitoring as well as on budgeting and controlling in Finance. Further goals are to increase efficiency of the human resource section as well as to improve communication and teamwork within the organisation. That is why we are looking for a professional, who is able to conduct the following tasks: - Capacity building on administration and bookkeeping, as well as IT-resources. - Improvement of reports and monitoring tools for better controlling. - Plan, organize and conduct trainings where suitable. - Intensification of the networking between the Directorates of Education of different regions. Your profile - Degree in business administration or equivalent - Work experience in financial administration and management - Experience in training of trainers, workshop facilitation, monitoring and evaluation - Excellent computer literacy - Database knowledge as an added advantage - Good interpersonal and communication skills - Very good knowledge of written and oral English - Residence in Switzerland or Germany General requirements - Completed vocational or tertiary education - At least 2 years of professional experience - Between 25 and 60 years old. - Resident in Switzerland or Germany - Very good knowledge of the national language of the country of assignment - Intercultural competencies and the ability to act in diverse contexts - Good physical and mental health - Basic knowledge in project management, institutional development and adult education welcome - Ability to work independently and in a team - High social skills and intercultural sensitivity - You are motivated to live a simple lifestyle - You are prepared to contribute to public relations and fundraising We offer - An exciting working environment with an ample space for initiative, participation and intercultural contacts - An adequate preparation - Introduction to the situation of the country of assignment and local support - Living and insurance costs during your assignment - Travelling costs in both directions - Initial financial aid after your return
Role & Responsibilities Manage the development and implementation of the Jordan support functions to facilitate the implementation of the country programme strategy. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the support functions, the Deputy Country Director plays a key role in systems development, legal compliance, operational coordination, and team leadership. Project Overview In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, Medair's programme in Jordan is delivering emergency assistance to refugees in non-camp settings and vulnerable host communities in northern Jordan. Projects are in the sectors of Health, Protection and cash transfer and Psychosocial support services. Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Amman, Jordan. Amman and surrounding areas offer a wide range of opportunities for exploring Jordan's heritage. The team lives in comfortable apartments located near the office, which offer space for privacy. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details July 2021. Full time, 24 months. Key Activity Areas Programme Support Management - Contribute to the strategic direction of the Jordan programme as part of the Senior Management Team. - Facilitate cross cutting communications between the programme teams and the support functions. - Prepare and implement policies and guidelines, to run the programmes through procedures and support. - Line-manage the Finance Head of Department to oversee budget management and expenditure for support and shared costs, ensuring budgets are spent according to proposals and within the time frame. - Line-manage the Finance Head of Department to oversee that procedures are in place. - Ensure all internal financial controls are in place and new Medair IT systems for finance and logs are successfully operationalised and implemented by Medair Jordan and donor guidelines are followed. - Line-manage the Logistics Head of Department, provide logistical support to programme staff. - Ensure procedures are maintained in logistics, (procurement, storage & transportation). - Ensure all in-country legal requirements are met including registration, reporting, insurance, work permits, contracts, etc., liaising as necessary with government departments and other official bodies. - Line-manage the Human Resources Head of Department, oversee all human resource activities, supporting line managers in areas such as recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, disciplinary action. - Ensure all national and international legal requirements relating to employment are adhered to. - Engage in Medair wide HR developments & the implementation of the new HR Information System. - Strengthen the HR department's administrative capacity to achieve greater operational efficiencies. - Support in the supervision the Monitoring & Evaluation manager and ensure adequate roll out of Information Management systems within programmes through the IM team. - Ensure designated projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements. Security Management - Ensure all staff members and visitors receive on-going training in security-related topics. - Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports. - Ensure security plans and protocols for the programme locations are updated and implemented. - Train and support relevant field managers in security planning, management, implementation and monitoring. Assist the Country Director in managing security incidents, as required. Representation - Support the Country Director in the maintenance of relationships with relevant stakeholders and represent Medair at relevant meetings in order to facilitate and ensure cooperation and partnerships. Staff Management - Line manage designated staff, including direct supervision and development. - Facilitate regular team meetings and develop and build an effective team through a consultative leadership style and a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure. - Develop direct reports to improve their knowledge competence and performance. Communication - Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with colleagues to ensure they are kept informed of support related activities and requirements. - Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers, local authorities, other NGOs and any other stakeholders, representing Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect 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. Qualifications - University degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development Studies / Business Administration or in a relevant technical subject. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Experience - 5 years of post-qualification management experience in a relevant profession. - At least 1-year post-qualification experience in a complex humanitarian emergency. - Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferable in a support role. - Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. - Coaching and training skills. Good understanding of cross-cultural issues. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and CHS Standards. - Excellent communicator. Problem solving ability. Good inter-personal and conflict resolution skills. - Strong organisational and time management skills. Good numerical and report writing skills. - Dynamic and mature personality, able to oversee multiple tasks, prioritising and delegating as required. How to apply Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: a) [Medair organisational values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/) 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](https://www.medair.org/accountability/) c) [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/jobs-irs/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). d) [Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions). Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page](https://www.medair.org/positions/deputy-country-director-jor-amman-2/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*