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Policy and Evaluation Advisor (Fachperson) für das Departement Internationale Programme

Switzerland, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Trogen - Pestalozzi Children's Foundation

  Die Stiftung Kinderdorf Pestalozzi ist eine weltweit tätige gemeinnützige Organisation mit Sitz in der Schweiz. Wir engagieren uns für eine hochwertige und inklusive Bildung von Kindern und Jugendlichen und setzen uns für die Umsetzung der Kinderrechtskonvention ein. Die Prävention sexueller Ausbeutung und Missbrauch ist in unserer Arbeit zentral, und deshalb hat die Stiftung hierzu eine Null-Toleranz Politik. Das einmalige Kinderdorf in Trogen AR ist das Herz der Stiftung und ihrer Programme in der Schweiz und in vielen Ländern weltweit.     Wir suchen per 1. April 2022 oder früher eine   Policy and Evaluation Advisor (Fachperson) für das Departement Internationale Programme (80% - 100%)     In dieser Funktion sind Sie für die Wirkungsmessung des internationalen Programmes verantwortlich sowie für die Erarbeitung, Koordination und Schulung von relevanten Fachthemen und Methoden, einschliesslich für das Wissensmanagement mit folgenden Aufgabenbereichen: - Weiterentwicklung der Wirkungsorientierung sowie des Monitoring- und Evaluationssystems des Programmes und der Projekte - Mitarbeit bei der programmatischen und strategischen Weiterentwicklung des Departements Internationale Programme und des Gesamtprogramms der Stiftung - Ausführung von spezifischen Aufgaben und Projekten zu den Fachthemen zur Förderung der thematischen Kohärenz (Schulungen, Erarbeitung Richtlinien) - Erstellung von unterstützenden Dokumentationen zu den Methoden und Fachthemen - Unterstützung der internen und externen resultatorientierten Berichterstattung - Koordination einer 'Community of Best Practices' innerhalb des Departments - Vertretung der Stiftung in thematischen und fachlichen relevanten Netzwerken oder Konferenzen - 2 - 3 Feldbesuche / Jahr zur thematischen Unterstützung von Projekten und Aktivitäten unserer Länderbüros - Technische Unterstützung im Bereich Gender und Kinderschutz der Fachpersonen in den Länderbüros     Sie sind eine engagierte, selbständige sowie kommunikative Persönlichkeit und verfügen über: - Masterabschluss in Sozialwissenschaften, Entwicklungsstudien, Menschenrechte oder Gender - Erfahrung im Programme und Projekt Management (Project Cycle Management) und in der Wirkungsmessung ('Result Based Management‘) sowie im Bereich Monitoring und Evaluationen - Erfahrung im Bereich Internationale Zusammenarbeit (Entwicklungszusammenarbeit oder Humanitäre Hilfe) - Fach- und Methodenkompetenz in den Themen Qualität von Bildung, Kinder- und Menschenrechte, 'Child Safeguarding', Gender sowie im Bereich Project Cycle Management - strategische, konzeptionelle und redaktionelle Fähigkeiten - sehr gute Sprachkenntnisse in Deutsch und Englisch (Wort und Schrift), Kenntnisse in Spanisch von Vorteil   Belastbarkeit, Zuverlässigkeit und Teamfähigkeit mit einer lösungs- und ressourcenorientierten Denk- und Handlungsweise runden Ihr Profil ab. Wir bieten Ihnen eine vielseitige und herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer international und schweizweit tätigen Non-Profit-Organisation, ein multikulturelles Umfeld sowie gute Anstellungsbedingungen mit der Möglichkeit, teilweise im Homeoffice zu arbeiten. Für auswärtige Mitarbeitende stehen zudem preiswerte Personalzimmer im Kinderdorf zur Verfügung.     Haben wir Ihr Interesse geweckt?Wenn Sie unser Anforderungsprofil weitgehend erfüllen, dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen inkl. Lohnvorstellungen via dem 'Apply' Button. cinfo ist mit der Durchführung der Vorauswahl beauftragt. Wenn Sie Fragen zur Bewerbung haben, wenden Sie sich bitte bei allgemeinen Fragen an recruitment@cinfo.ch, oder bei spezifischen Fragen zur Stelle an die jetzige Stelleninhaberin, Tatiana Jaramillo, unter der direkten Telefonnummer +41 71 343 73 41.   Weitere Informationen über die Stiftung finden Sie auf [www.pestalozzi.ch](http://www.pestalozzi.ch/).

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17/01/2022 - 23/01/2022

Project Coordinator

Yemen, Aḑ Ḑāli?, Al-Dhale - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Manage 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 Overview In response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Medair will expand its activities focused 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 and WASH.   Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Al-Dhale, Yemen.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details February 2022. Full time, 18 months.   Key Activity Areas Security Management - Monitor and review the security status on a regular basis, liaising with local authorities, other NGOs, the UN or other relevant security bodies. Make reports, as appropriate, to the Country Director. - Ensure all staff and all visitors receive appropriate briefings and 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 Al-Dhale are updated and implemented in response to changes in the security situation. Train Project Manager in security planning, management, implementation and monitoring. - Regularly review the security infrastructure of the assigned base with the Country Director and SMT. Project Management - Oversee the overall implementation of the designated project(s) in consultation with Project Manager(s) and with the project proposals ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. - Manage an activity plan for the designated project covering the time frame of the project proposal. - 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 Country Director in the development and production of new concepts and proposals. - Develop with senior field managers, an implementation strategy in line to the country context and strategy. - Ensure complete and timely reporting of activities to Medair, donors, line managers and any other bodies. - Ensure all relevant documents related to the designated project(s) are produced according to Medair. Representation - Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, partner NGOs, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) and represent Medair at relevant meetings (e.g. state and local government, sector-coordination and security). - 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 timely manner. Financial Management - Plan 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. - Working with the relevant Project Manager(s), ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Country Director. Working with the Finance and HR Manager regarding base budgets and expenditure. - 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 Management - Ensure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, development and training, disciplinary action, etc. If applicable, work with the relevant Project Manager(s). - Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching. - 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. - Provide oversight and line manage the Project Manager(s) and support staff. Quality Management - Promote the Medair e-library, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. - Ensure designated project(s) are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in line with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, etc. Follow the direction of 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 and at other relevant times. 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. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).   Experience - 3 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment. - 3 years overseas work experience with a relief and rehabilitation NGO or other agency engaged in humanitarian aid. Experience of security management in previous roles. Experience in dealing with donors and government officials. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols. Good negotiation skills. Problem solving ability. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good report and proposal writing skills. - Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of humanitarian / emergency programmes. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/project-coordinator-yem-al-dhale-3/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/01/2022

ERT ? Project Coordinator

Yemen, ?Adan, Aden - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the ERT Project Coordinator also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership and security.   Project Overview Medair Yemen is looking to expand its emergency programming into new geographical areas within south Yemen. The position will be instrumental in helping to identify, research and to establish new projects in HEA/NUT/WASH in response to increasing humanitarian needs.   Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Aden, Yemen.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details April 2022. Full time, 24 months.   Key Activity Areas Project Identification and Design - Support team in identifying suitable areas for intervention, carrying out research and making recommendations for project responses. Liaison and collaboration with other INGOs and potential partners. - Facilitation of project design in close collaboration with team. Coordination with other organisations and authorities. Project Management - Ensure projects are established with infrastructure in place in collaboration with CD and DCD. This includes staffing, transport, work spaces, permissions, systems and processes, communications, reporting mechanisms, and security. - Oversee 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. - 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 as requested. - Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives are conducted and reports made to the relevant in-country, GSO managers and/or to donors. - Maintain an overview of the national 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. - Ensure all relevant documents related to the designated project(s) are produced and filed according to Medair. Representation - Develop 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) in order to ensure cooperation and partnerships. Financial Management - Plan and construct the budgets for the designated projects, in collaboration with the relevant Project Manager(s) and sector advisors and in accordance with donor guidelines. - Working with the relevant Project Manager(s), ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Deputy Country Director. - 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, sign off on expenditures. Staff Management - Ensure all personnel related processes for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, development and training, disciplinary action, etc. If applicable, work with the relevant Project Manager(s). - Ensure that staff receive appropriate and adequate training by providing mentoring and coaching and through the promotion of capacity building of local 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 Management - Lead, monitor, and review, in collaboration with the Project Managers and senior security and liaison officer, security assessments for new locations and the security status of the area(s) of operation on a regular basis, liaising as applicable with local authorities, other NGOs, the UN or other relevant security bodies. - Ensure all staff members working for the designated projects and all visitors receive appropriate briefings and on-going training in security-related topics. Ensure security plans and protocols for the area(s) of operation are updated and implemented in response to changes in the security situation. - Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reporting. - Train and support relevant Project Manager(s) in security planning, management, implementation, and monitoring. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair e-library and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used, and guidelines are followed. Ensure robust AAP mechanisms are put in place and being actively used. - Ensure 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 and at other relevant times. 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. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).   Experience - 2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment. - Overseas work experience with a relief and rehabilitation NGO. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols. Advanced planning, assessment, and analytical skills. Good report and proposal writing skills. - Good negotiation skills. Problem solving ability. Security Management. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/ert-project-coordinator-yem-aden/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/01/2022

Monitoring & Evaluation Technical Specialist - P4

Mozambique, Maputo, Maputo - United Nations Population Fund

Background Information   The Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Adviser reports directly to the Resident Representative and is a member of the country office Senior Leadership Team. The Adviser will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation of results-based monitoring and evaluation activities, and for ensuring high quality and timely inputs and leadership to strengthen results-based programme management to reach results and improve performance.   Job Purpose: The purpose of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Technical Advisor is to develop and manage plans, systems and mechanisms to support the M&E-related oversight and accountability functions of the CO and facilitate results-based programme management, integrating UNFPA´s priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators, UNFPA Strategic Plan indicators, and other relevant indicators; lead the planning and conduct of select decentralized outcome and project evaluations within the framework of the CO Annual Work Plan; and provide technical support to Implementing Partners in strengthening national monitoring and evaluation capacity in partnership with UNFPA East and South African Regional Office (ESARO), UN agencies and other development agencies in Mozambique.   The M&E Technical Specialist will provide support from the M&E and planning perspective to the implementation of the upcoming Country Programme Document (CPD) (2022-2026) to be submitted to the Executive Board (EB) in February 2022.  S/he will lead the country office efforts to effectively monitor progress and performance of existing and evolving UNFPA supported programmes in the country with the aim of improving sexual reproductive health and rights outcomes for women and young people in Mozambique.   His/her tasks also include supporting analytical efforts to inform on-going humanitarian crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and the displacement situation in Cabo Delgado and northern provinces of Mozambique, among others.  Additionally, the M&E Technical Specialist will lead innovative initiatives regarding data collection and use such as developing implementing a Real-Time Monitoring (RTM) tool for Family Planning at community level; interactive voice message surveys; and use of the USSD technology for collecting information, among others.   The M&E Technical Specialist will provide leadership of the provincial/regional teams of UNFPA at sub-national level to ensure adequate planning, monitoring and evaluation capacities are in place.  Additionally, the M&E Technical Specialist will work closely with the Assistant Representative (AR) and the Deputy Representative (DR) to ensure programme quality, including compliance and close monitoring against progress.   How you can make a difference:   UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA's new strategic plan (2022-2025), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.   In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.   UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.   Main Tasks & Responsibilities   I.  Monitoring - Develop, maintain and update the Country Office's overall Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, and facilitate its implementation by Country Office, Implementing Partners and other relevant stakeholders. - Ensure compliance of UNFPA CO with UNFPA M&E policies and processes, including timely submission of high-quality reports into DARTS, quarterly reports in SIS and GPS, and annual reports and planning processes.  - Coordinate inputs to the UN M&E system (UNINFO) to ensure adequate financial and programmatic information is in place. - Oversee the information management of humanitarian programmes, including timely submission of high quality reports in the context of the humanitarian response plans and others. - Ensure the integration of strategic results targets of SDGs, UNFPA Strategic Plan, and relevant national policies and strategic plans supported by UNFPA into the Country Office M&E systems for tracking progress towards results. - Provide technical inputs to studies, assessments and other data generation activities in areas relevant to UNFPA´s mandate, produced or facilitated by UNFPA. - Ensure generation of high quality data from the field, by providing guidance and technical support to UNFPA´s field staff and relevant Implementing Partners.  - Review the indicators of the UNFPA and implementing partners annual work plans to ensure relevant and SMART indicators are in place - Ensure a system of quality assurance and develop and maintain necessary tools, procedures, methodologies to facilitate data collection and analyses for results monitoring, interpretation, and reporting. - Facilitate, review and produce high quality evidence and results-based donor and UNFPA corporate reports. - Coordinate UNFPA CO inputs to the post-Nairobi commitment monitoring processes  - Regularly report to CO senior management and staff, and Implementing Partners on programmatic results for strategic discussions and decision-making - Support resource mobilization efforts by providing technical inputs to concept notes and proposals.   II.    Evaluation and Learning: - Manage programme/project evaluations implemented by the UNFPA Country Office and ensure adherence to the UNFPA Evaluation Policy. - Oversee all substantive and process-related aspects of valuations through the formulation with evaluation stakeholders of quality TORs, selection of consultants, and mission organization. - Establish an evaluation quality assurance system in the CO to assure independence, quality and utility of the evaluations by involving relevant stakeholders in all staged of the evaluation process.  - Manage the development of management response to CO evaluations, and monitor and report to Senior Leadership Team on the implementation of agreed recommendations. - Facilitate use of evaluation findings to inform programmatic decisions, improve CO performance and achieve planned results.   - Support programme and operations units in incorporating lessons learned and best practices specified in programme/project evaluations for future use.  Develop briefs and reports as needed as part of an overall dissemination and use of evaluation findings. - Provide guidance for the development of the results framework and M&E components of new programmes and transition into second phases of current programmes such as Rapariga as per UNFPA CO-identified new funding opportunities   - Guide the use of evaluation findings to improve the quality of programmes, strategic direction setting and policies and ensure incorporation of lessons learned and adherence to the country programme theory of change including quality assurance - Ensure the transparency of and public access to evaluation reports.   III.   Strategic Planning and Programme Management: - In collaboration with the Deputy Representative, provide strategic engagement on innovative initiatives with new partners, private sector, youth and innovators to mainstream innovation within the UNFPA portfolio, including scaling-up and expanding current innovative initiatives to achieve UNFPA transformative results  - Provide strategic leadership, technical guidance and oversight to the development, roll-out and scale-up of innovative M&E approaches such as interactive voice message surveys, real-time monitoring tools, use of SMS and USSD technologies, impact evaluation, and others in both development and humanitarian interventions  - Coordinate UNFPA inputs to the monitoring and reporting on the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework annual reporting and evaluation with special attention to strategic priority areas where UNFPA contributes the most and UNFPA´s leadership role in the UN Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group. - Contribute to UNFPA´s new Country Programme Document with a strong focus on results and facilitate the development of its multi-year implementation plan with results and resources frameworks. - Develop the programme monitoring and implementation system for Country Programme results. - Facilitate annual target setting of results in accordance with the country programme multi-year implementation plan and ensure their alignment with UNFPA´s Strategic Information Systems. - Lead the organization of the annual review of the UNFPA Country Programme with the Government. - Advise senior management on issues related to the nexus of Programme/Operations. - Introduce innovative approaches to programme planning, monitoring and reporting including by exploring how UNFPA can expand the use of impact evaluations, complex analysis of data and links with the P&D portfolio and use of big data as a means for accelerating progress on the three zeros.   IV.    Leadership, Capacity development and Knowledge Management: - Lead the promotion of capacity development in M&E and knowledge management among staff and by engaging partners in related activities - Lead the knowledge management efforts for results-based programme management by ensuring that outcomes of M&E activities are properly documented, distributed, discussed and used for planning, programmatic adjustments and reporting as well by ensuring better use of data and evidence for visibility and resource mobilization purposes - Support (coaching, mentoring, training) technical officers and other key UNFPA staff to increase - knowledge and skills of M&E and RBM issues and support Senior Leadership Team to ensure strategic coherence and alignment as well as programmatic and operational coordination between different units and teams in context of the new Country Programme - Ensure generation of quality data from the field, by providing guidance and technical support to UNFPA´s field staff and relevant Implementing Partners.  - Advise the management on further strengthening programme/project management capacities - Lead hands-on training for UNFPA staff and Implementing Partners on Programme/Project Results-Based Management (RBM), for the maximum and optimal use of available RBM tools - Guide Programme Units in preparing Work Plans in the correct formats with narratives and SMART indicators, targets and baselines, in line with the Country Programme Document and Multi-Year Plan. Review for quality assurance all draft UNFPA Work Plans and suggest revisions as needed before senior management approval - Provide technical and policy guidance to the UNFPA-supported projects to ensure they are managed in accordance with the corporate Policies and Procedures Manual (PPM) related to RBM. - Contribute to the Operations Team with Project Assurance activities e.g. Spot Checks.   V.    Other: - When appropriate, undertake other job-related duties assigned by the supervisor and/or Assistant Representative, Deputy Representative and Representative.   Qualifications and Experience   Education:   - Advanced university degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Economics, Development Studies, or Programme/Project management, monitoring and evaluation.   Knowledge and Experience: - 7 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years of relevant work at the national, regional or international level in providing programme/project management advisory services and hands-on experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects. - Excellent knowledge of and experience with results-based management methodologies and tools (project and programme management, design, monitoring and evaluation) and research and policy-level analysis. - Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities. - Experience working with diverse implementing partners (governments, local NGOs etc.) is required. - Demonstrated ability in developing capacities of partners and staff. - Ability to work within a multicultural setting. - Experience working with the UN system is an asset.  - Initiative, strong conceptual and analytical abilities, sound judgment; liaison, negotiation, administrative, management and organizational skills (including time management). - Experience supporting the development of innovations to improve the impact of UNFPA field work is desirable - Proficient in using office software packages and web-based management systems. - Experience in using computers and office software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google/Gmail, and handling of web- based management systems. - Developing country field experience is essential, experience in humanitarian contexts is an asset.   Languages: - Excellent oral and written communications and editing skills in English is required. - Knowledge of Portuguese or other Romance languages desirable   Required Competencies   Core Competencies: - Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, knowledge sharing/continuous learning, valuing diversity. - Managing Relationships: Working in teams, communicating information and ideas, conflict and self-management. - Working with people: Empowerment/developing people/performance management. - Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, results orientation, commitment to excellence, appropriate and transparent decision making.   Managerial Competencies: - Providing strategic focus, - Engaging in internal/external partners and stakeholders, - Leading, developing and empowering people, creating a culture of performance - Making decisions and exercising judgment   Functional Competencies: - Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda. - Results-based programme development and management. - Innovation and marketing of new approaches. - Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners. - Resource mobilization. - Training and facilitation skills. - Ability to conduct operational/interventional research.       ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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17/01/2022 - 25/01/2022

Senior Impact Evaluation specialist (100%)

Switzerland, Basel-Landschaft, Allschwil - Swiss TPH - Schweiz. Tropen-und Public Health Institut

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 the Swiss TPH conducts consultancy, project management, training and applied research in international health. Within our health sector portfolio, we have a focus on project and programme evaluation, impact evaluation, health impact assessment, data quality review, health facility assessment, and surveys including both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Senior Impact Evaluation specialist (100%) Position based in Basel ? Switzerland To best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team we are looking for candidates with a strong interest and solid proven experience in Evaluation especially in Impact Evaluation in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The successful candidate is expected to: - Be experienced in public health / development project and program evaluations as we as impact evaluations and health impact assessments linked to relevant conceptual frameworks (e.g. theory of change (ToC)) - Provide the technical lead for our impact assessment portfolio - Co-develop appropriate methods, tools and protocols, design rigorous impact evaluations and frame key evaluation questions to robustly assess contributions to complex, long-term change processes, including constructing and reconstructing ToCs. - Follow-up on implementation of evaluations and evaluation recommendations, ensure collection and analysis of evidence so to make policy recommendations for optimal use of evaluation findings by project teams and to inform future project design - Be skilled in analyzing, presenting and defending robust impact evaluation findings, and making strategic recommendations as part of the evaluation process - Identify, attract, collaborate and lead in competitive bids for projects in the above mentioned areas To best fit into our team we ask for the following requirements: - Minimum of Master degree in public health, social sciences, health economics, epidemiology and/or a related field; a PhD is an asset - At least 10 years of working experience (with at least 5 of them in a leading position) of conducting large-scale evaluations including impact assessments, and applying evaluation methodologies in relation to Value for Money and experience of their application in the context of global health/international development - Experience in developing evaluation frameworks and methodologies and working with TOC - Superior knowledge of best practices and current trends in large project portfolio management, monitoring and evaluation - Experience working with bilateral and international development assistance funded projects - Excellent command English (speaking & writing) required, another language (French, Spanish or Portuguese) is a further asset - Ability to adapt quickly and manage clients independently - Willingness and availability to frequently travel to LMICs - Proficiency in statistical software (e.g. R, STATA, SPSS) - High level of commitment and flexibility, good communication skills, strong spirit of team work, capacity to take initiative and ability to work independently with professionals in multi-cultural contexts An initial contract of two years will be offered with possibility of renewal based on performance. In case of interest, please send your CV (maximum 3 pages) and covering letter including your expected salary and three (3) references in English by 30 January 2022 to the email address: spmu.recruitment@swisstph.ch with the heading 'Application Senior Impact Evaluation specialist position'. Note that this is a re-advert, previous candidates do not need to re-apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information please consult our website: http://www.swisstph.ch/swiss-centre-for-international-health.html

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07/01/2022

Project Coordinator

Sudan, Al Qadarif, Gedaref - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Manage 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 Overview Medair has started a new emergency response operation in Gedaref in Eastern Sudan in 2021, focused on refugees fleeing from conflict in Ethiopia. Medair is responding across multiple sectors in the refugee camps that have been established and plans to include further activities amongst the surrounding host communities. The emergency response has undertaken projects in Shelter/NFI, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), community health, and is looking to expand further in 2022. Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Gedaref, Sudan. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, 12 months minimum. Key Activity Areas Project Management - Oversee 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. - Ensure that regular monitoring and evaluation against project objectives is conducted and reports. - 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 PFM, technical Advisers and the CD in the development/ production of new concepts & proposals. - Develop 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 bodies. - Ensure all documents related to the project(s) are produced and filed according to Medair and donor guidelines. Representation - Develop 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 partnerships. - Attend UNHCR coordination meetings as needed, the Sector Working Group, and other meetings. - Liaise regularly with UNHCR, cluster leads and co-leads (WASH, health, nutrition, ES/NFI), representatives of the Government of Sudan and Humanitarian Aid Commission and Council for Refugees. - Accompany donors on field trips and ensure programme details are transmitted in a professional manner. Financial Management - Plan 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. - Working with the relevant Project Manager(s), ensure that budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations, making any budget adjustment recommendations to the Country Director. - 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 Management - Line manage three to five positions initially: 3 Project Managers, a Logistics Officer, and a HR/Finance Officer. - Ensure all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated project(s) are carried out in accordance with Medair guidelines. This includes recruitment, appraisal, objective setting, training, disciplinary action, etc. - 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 Management - Guide the process, monitor and review security assessments for new locations and the security status of the area(s) of operation on a regular basis, liaising as applicable with local authorities, other NGOs, the UN, the NGO Forum and INSO, or other relevant security bodies. Make reports, as appropriate, to the Country Director. - Ensure all staff members receive briefings and on-going training in security-related topics. - Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports. - Ensure security plans & protocols are updated /implemented in response to changes in the security situation. - Train and support Project Manager(s) in security planning, management, implementation, and monitoring. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair e-library, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are followed. - Ensure designated project(s) are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, WHO recommendations, CHS, etc. - Follow the direction of the relevant advisors at GSO regarding quality, strategy, and technical guidelines. 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 / International Development/Relations / Political Science. - Good English (spoken and written). Experience - 2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, in a relief environment. - Overseas work experience, preferably with a relief and rehabilitation NGO. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and CHS Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols. Committed to team-building and able to develop and support other team members. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good report and proposal writing skills. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/project-coordinator-sdn-gedaref-1/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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07/01/2022

Base Manager

South Sudan, Jubek, Juba - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world's most vulnerable with practical and compassionate care. The Juba Base Manager is responsible for the daily running of the base facility / office in Juba making sure that the living and work area function efficiently for all Juba staff and staff in transit.   Project Overview Multi-sector relief programme including: provision of Primary Health Care, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene Promotion, Water and Sanitation and NFI & Emergency Shelter distributions across fixed locations and temporary emergency response locations throughout South Sudan. The goal is to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable communities in South Sudan.   Workplace & Conditions Field based position in Juba, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details March 2022. Full time, 12-18 months.   Key Activity Areas Logistics Management - Overall management of the Juba base, including contract management (rent, utilities, security), ongoing maintenance, discrete projects and any other duties that may arise to ensure the smooth running of the base and office space. - Overall management of the maintenance and quality control of any construction work on Medair premises in Juba. - Make sure the base remains well stocked and furnished, while complying with the Medair procurement procedures. Administration - Develop and monitor the annual base budget with input from other support managers. - Ensure there are volunteers for weekly duty rotas (security, devotions). - Manage appropriate room allocations for staff based in Juba and those transiting through. - In conjunction with relevant managers, review, develop and implement (as applicable) systems to improve transparency and to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud within base logistics. Carry-out regular inspections and spot-checks, both on systems and on-going work, to ensure the best use of Medair assets and resources. Staff Management - Manage and oversee the Juba base guards and domestic staff, including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisal, etc. - Hold regular team meetings with the direct reports, reviewing team and individual objectives and ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work. - Ensure colleagues are kept informed of activities and requirements. - Maintain positive relationships with suppliers and local authorities and any other stakeholders related to base management and security, representing Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships. Base Security - Working in conjunction with the Country Director and Deputy Country Directors, ensure Juba facilities are secure and compliant with Medair South Sudan security requirements. - Develop Guard schedules and ensure guard coverage. Hospitality - Facilitate welcoming and familiarising visitors and new comers with the base. Facilitate spaces and routines that enhance community. 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 relevant subject as Logistics/Management/Business Administration or equivalent professional / technical qualification. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).   Experience - Staff management experience, preferably in the fields of Logistics or Administration. - At least one year of experience working in a cross-cultural setting. - Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. - Diplomatic, especially for working with authorities and suppliers. - Technical understanding of facility maintenance (plumbing, electricity, IT). - Able to oversee multiple tasks, prioritising and delegating as required. - Team-player with good communication and interpersonal skills. - Warm, hospitable, and servant-hearted. - Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/base-manager-sds-juba-2/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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07/01/2022

Project Support Manager

South Sudan, Jonglei, Jonglei State - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Support of the Jonglei projects-based staff and for the general support to Medair facilities in Jonglei and ensures that the project continues to run effectively in terms of supplies, storage and base management. This role oversees Human Resources, Finance and Logistics. Project Overview Jonglei State is affected by multiple humanitarian crises including inter-communal violence, displacement, food insecurity, flooding, and locusts. In accordance with its humanitarian mandate, Medair plans to open a new static site to provide emergency health, nutrition, and WASH interventions in Jonglei State. The new project team will be tasked with completing needs assessments in two counties, finalising the areas and sectors of intervention and scaling up emergency response over an initial two-year cycle. Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Jonglei State, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details February 2022. Full time, 24 months. Key Activity Areas Project and Base Setup - Facilitate mapping of infrastructure and resources and support the logistics functions of the assessment teams in the targeted counties. Identify a location and establish a static base with office and residence facilities. - Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, donors, UN agencies and other NGOs) in the new location. - Facilitate setup of base, residence, communications, fleet, and security services in new base location. Base Management - Meet the logistics and administrative policy requirements of Medair, donors, local legislation, suppliers, contractors and any other stakeholders, thereby ensuring policy adherence resulting in accountability, efficiency and integrity. - Oversee functions of the warehouse, and be accountable for stock management for all projects. - Manage the maintenance and quality control of any construction work of the Medair base and residence. - Provide required information to the Finance team in Juba with relevant managers, review, develop and implement systems to improve transparency and to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud within finance and logistics. - Carry-out regular inspections and spot-checks, both on systems and on-going work, to ensure the best use of Medair assets and resources. Staff Management - Manage and oversee the logistics and base support staff, including recruitment, day-to-day management, staff development and training, appraisal, through providing focal point link to human resources. - Hold regular team meetings with the support staff, reviewing team and individual objectives and ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work. - Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with colleagues to ensure they are kept informed of applicable activities and requirements. Security Management - Support the development of Security Risk Assessments and Security Plans for interventions in new project areas. - Monitor security situation for teams traveling to field locations, gathering information from various sources and feeding back important information to the Project Coordinator and Medair management. - Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports. Project Support Management - Ensure the smooth running of the project base, including line managing staff, to ensure the effective running of the compound and facilities. - Supervise all financial activities to ensure all cash management needs, reporting deadlines, salary payments are timely and internal and external audit requirements are met. - Ensure all internal financial controls & documentation are in place and that Medair & donor guidelines are followed. - Supervise the HR function in areas such as recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, and disciplinary action. - Ensure all national and international legal requirements relating to recruitment and employment are adhered to, including contracts, statutory deductions, record keeping and archiving. - Ensure accurate and efficient procedures are maintained in logistics, particularly in the areas of procurement, storage / warehousing / inventories and transportation. - Work with Project Managers and the Project Coordinator in the development of budgets for support and costs. - Manage and track expenditure of the project site General budget by ensuring spending is in accordance with time frames and adjust spending if required. 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 - Degree in relevant subject such as Logistics / Management / Business Administration or equivalent professional / technical qualification. Security management training desirable. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Experience - 2 years post-qualification experience in a management position, preferably in a relief environment. - Overseas work experience, preferably with a relief and rehabilitation NGO desirable. - Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good negotiation skills. Problem solving ability. - Advanced project management skills. Committed to consultative and servant leadership. - Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels. - Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner. - Able to cope with basic living conditions in the field and during field trips. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/project-support-manager-sds-jonglei-3/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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07/01/2022

Shelter Advisor

Sudan, Al Qadarif, Gedaref - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Provide technical advice and support to field management and shelter staff. On a day-to-day basis this involves developing, leading, monitoring and evaluating the shelter aspects of the country programme. It will include coordinating and networking at a senior level with national and regional authorities and other NGOs, providing capacity building for national and international staff, championing best practice (international and Medair) in the shelter programmes, developing the sector strategy, seeking new funding opportunities based on the needs in NFIs, shelter, DRR and infrastructure, and contributing to the overall management of the country programme. Project Overview Medair has been implementing multi-sector projects in Gedaref State, Sudan, providing community health, WASH, shelter/NFI, and integrated MHPSS support for vulnerable refugee communities in Refugee resettlement sites. The majority of this work has been undertaken in Tunaydbah site, but with the opportunity to expand into two further resettlement sites of Um Rakuba and Babikri. Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position based in Gedaref, Eastern Sudan with regular travel to Khartoum and potentially other new field locations. Starting Date / Initial Contract Details January 2022. Full time, 6 months initially, with the possibility of extension. Key Activity Areas Shelter Project Management - Maintain an overview of the country shelter programme and of the regional context, with a view to strategically developing new projects in the country program. - Give technical advice to field managers and GSO on potential involvement in new shelter interventions and shelter capacity for implementation. - Provide technical support to the shelter teams in all project sites, including community engagement, the development of need assessments and analysis, 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 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, analysis and follow-up and feedback to relevant staff, donors, partners and other agencies. - Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability. - Responsible for the quality of all shelter and reconstruction projects in-country. Representation - Develop 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 shelter-related humanitarian aid issues and actively participate, if possible. - Accompany donors on field trips, as requested, and ensure programme details are transmitted in a timely and professional manner. Staff Management - Be involved in the recruitment of shelter staff for the country programme, providing advice on technical skills and experience as requested. - Ensure that all shelter staff are adequately trained and, if necessary, create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching, within budget constraints. Plan and develop training material. - Support line managers in inductions and appraisals of shelter staff, particularly technical Financial Management - Work with the relevant field managers and GSO staff to plan and construct shelter budgets. - Ensure the shelter project expenditure is in line with approved budgets, advising on potential under / over spend and recommending appropriate corrective action. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair e-library and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. - Ensure shelter projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards e.g. Sphere and HAP standards, CHS, etc. - Regularly assess and provide feedback and recommendations on the quality of shelter programmes and interventions during field visits and at other relevant times. - Maintain a resource library for the shelter team and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and updates within the sector. Ensure all shelter staff have access to necessary and appropriate information. 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 - BSc / BEng in a technical field, preferably in civil engineering or in another relevant field such as architecture / engineering / construction management. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Experience - Relevant post-qualification professional experience, in a management position in the construction field (e.g., design, supervision of projects). - Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and CHS Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Advanced leadership and project management skills. Committed to consultative and servant leadership. All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.   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/international-staff/) 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/shelter-advisor-sdn-gedaref/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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07/01/2022

Programme Specialist (Reporting & Resource Mobilization) - P3

Myanmar, Yangon, Yangon - UNICEF

  UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.     For every child, Hope The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does ? in programmes, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children's rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life ? in its social, political, economic, civic and cultural dimensions ? her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society's most disadvantaged citizens ? addressing inequity ? not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.     How can you make a difference? Reporting to the Chief Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, this position is particularly responsible for ensuring quality reporting in the office, both internal and external, as well as supporting the office's resource mobilisation strategy, with responsibility for tracking funding raising opportunities & initiatives, and supporting the preparation of quality proposals. Key functions and accountabilities of the position (detailed job description attached): - - Donor Reporting - Donor Proposals - Grant Management - Funds Raising / Resource Mobilization - Capacity Building, Programme Planning, Coordination and Reporting Detail Job Description can be accessed here;  [JD_103307 Programme Specialist (Reporting), P3, FT.doc](https://secure.dc7.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMt-pHmY94vmaBivET25BrwKC7tT6hZbnLaXFTJf2ZqPQ-dMPm-risgdK-Gu58I7dbQG2IBR7VfjuNI7yph4rN1-9SRdUva0BJCVD712AZvkTmK2fTljZ1DNaInNm7wF3lY6ZBvvMSHtSBD4sfD5gEfLA~~)     To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration, Public    Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines. A first university degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree. - Five years of relevant professional work experience preferably in donor proposals and report writing. - International and developing country work experience - Background/familiarity with Emergency. - Familiarity with immunization related reporting would be an asset - Fluency in English and high level of competence in written English.  Knowledge of other UN languages will be an added advantage.     For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in the following: - Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1) - Works Collaboratively with others (1) - Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1) - Innovates and Embraces Change (1) - Thinks and Acts Strategically (1) - Drive to achieve impactful results (1) - Manages ambiguity and complexity (1) Functional Competencies (Required) - Leading and Supervising (II) - Formulating Strategies and Concepts (II) - Analyzing (II) - Relating & Networking (II) - Persuading & Influencing (II) - Creating & Innovation (II) View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. UNICEF is a workplace that welcomes diversity and equal opportunities. If you require any reasonable accommodation for your test, please let us know two days ahead of the test.  UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. Remarks: This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate. Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/. The hardship classification and the family status of UNICEF duty stations are subject to periodic review by the International Civil Service Commission. Please be advised that this duty station, in particular, may be subject to change in its hardship classification or security circumstances including family/non-family duty station status during the selection process or immediately following the assumption of duty. Such change may happen at short notice. As of 1 July 2021, Yangon was declared as a non-family duty station. Hardship classifications for duty stations Yangon & Nay Pyi Taw are D effective as of 1 January 2022.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.             ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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