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ERT – Nutrition Manager  

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South Sudan, Jubek, Juba

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Role:

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Date: 08/06/2021

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Role & Responsibilities

Implement project activities geared towards achieving nutrition programme objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality through provision of essential nutrition services across South Sudan.

 

Project Overview

The Emergency Response Team (ERT) responds to nutrition emergencies arising from elevated malnutrition rates and other aggravating factors e.g. population displacements and food insecurity within South Sudan.

 

Workplace & Working Conditions

Based in Juba, with frequent travel, often for extended periods, to work in any of the states within the Republic of South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.

 

Starting Date & Initial Contract Details

As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

 

Key Activity Areas

Technical

  • Responsible for the implementation, management, and support of the CMAM programme.
  • Be responsible for the implementation, management, supervision, and support of the assigned nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the project proposal.
  • Conduct regular supervision in the nutrition clinic sites to support staff with on the job training.
  • Provide training for local staff in line with the international and South Sudan nutrition guidelines.
  • Carry out assessments to locations with newly identified emergency needs and report back to Juba.
  • Support integration of nutrition services with available health, WASH, psychosocial (PSS), protection interventions. Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability.
  • Oversee the process of data collection, collation, and dissemination to meet the requirements.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities for internal and external reports.
  • Input into the development of the country strategy, new projects, and/or donor proposals.

Staff Management

  • Assist the Project Manager to manage and oversee the assigned local nutrition team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. The team may include certified health staff (e.g. medical assistants, nurses, community health workers), other nutrition staff (e.g. nutrition assistants, defaulter tracers), and support staff (e.g. cooks, cleaners, guards).
  • Hold regular meetings with the assigned nutrition team, reviewing team and objectives, ensuring team members are kept informed of issues to their work and providing an opportunity for feedback.
  • Ensure the assigned nutrition team members receive supervision, coaching, mentoring, and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • Promote the health and security of the nutrition team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace, and healthy living conditions and practices.
  • Assist in the recruitment of local field staff within the intervention location following all HR policies of Medair and the Government of South Sudan.

Financial Management

  • Work with the Project Manager and Nutrition Managers to manage finances within the field location.
  • Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the intervention team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Communication and Coordination

  • Maintain appropriate, regular, transparent, and supportive communication structures with the assigned nutrition team, Medair in-country health and nutrition managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local & national government, NGOs, etc).
  • Represent Medair at local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies, & NGOs.

Logistics

  • Manage the correct and timely ordering of needed stocks and supplies to the field location in coordination with the Project Manager. Liaise with field logisticians and manage all stocks within the field location ensuring proper stock keeping records and requisition procedures are in place.
  • Monitor expiration dates of all stocks in the field location to ensure timely use.
  • Support the nutrition team in intervention planning in line with nutrition intervention check-list.

Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair intranet, ensuring that all standardised formats and guidelines are used.
  • Implement, within operational constraints, policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards, Ministry of Health and donor guidelines and other good practice.
  • Participate in Medair internal workshops and distance learning sessions to keep up with changing trends, new guidelines and best practices.

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 nutrition.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

Experience

  • 2 years of post-qualification experience in humanitarian work implementing CMAM programmes.
  • Experience working in a nutrition programme in a developing country, in a humanitarian context.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, other agencies and local authorities. Ability and willingness to manage project implementation.
  • Passionate about serving the most vulnerable. Willingness to support others and to share workload.
  • Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building.

 

How to apply

Before you apply

Please ensure you are fully aware of the:

a) Medair organisational values

b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices

c) Key Profiles & Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).

d) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

Application Process

To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair pagePlease do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*

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Key Activity Areas Technical Design and Oversight - Responsible for the overall management of Medair South Sudan ERT WASH Projects; planning and implementation, project staff, project budget, and monitoring and evaluation. - Develop program strategy, project proposals, project budget, and staff plan to implement the project. - Ensure the ERT WASH projects are implemented in line with donor proposals, and Medair, donor, and international standards, and within agreed budget and timeframe. - With the WASH Advisor, select and evaluate appropriate technologies to achieve project goals. - Monitor project implementation and provide support to the team to ensure the quality of the construction, trainings and provide guidance on future improvements. - Ensure Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP), people with disability & gender are mainstreamed in the ERT WASH projects. Provide technical input and support to the team on project activities. Staff Management and Leadership - Directly line manage three WASH Managers and one Hygiene Promotion Manager. - Conduct appraisals, manage R&R and holiday schedules, manage contracts, provide development and training opportunities, and support the physical and spiritual wellbeing for all WASH staff. - Delegate tasks to WASH Managers as appropriate while ensuring that all key tasks are being covered. - Actively coach team members giving them the opportunity to grow and develop in their roles. Coordination and Reporting - Ensure all project data, beneficiary numbers, & indicators are accurately collected, and reported. - With WASH Advisor and M&E team, develop tools and templates to facilitate smooth data collection. - Attend WASH Coordination meetings and advocate for principled emergency WASH interventions. - Coordinate with relevant WASH implementing partners INGOs, NNGOs, UN agencies and Minstry of Water and Irrigation or other government agencies involved in WASH planning and implementation - Liaise with local authorities at the beginning of assessments, and throughout WASH activities. - Ensure Terms of Reference (ToR) for assessments and interventions and reports are completed. Logistics - Ensure development of an annual procurement plan based on project needs and activities. - With the support of the ERT Logistics Officer, plan and support requests from field teams. - Ensure stock of critical supplies & regular communication with the Warehouse Manager & staff. Finance Management - Actively manage budget and communicate any issues with ERT Project Coordinator. - Supervise the management of field team budget and cash, including the payment of casual labour payments within the agreed salary/incentive scales. Manage submission of all finance, stock and purchase requests to Juba, and WASH finances, procurement, warehousing, and transport at field sites. Security Management - Contribute to development of security assessments for new ERT locations before field teams travel. Monitor local dynamics in intervention locations which may be indicators of insecurity. - Ensure the WASH team adhere to SOPs, promote good planning and communication within the team. Team Spiritual 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 WASH-related field (eg. civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, environmental engineering, public health, water and sanitation engineering, hydrogeology/hydrology). - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). Experience / Competencies - 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field as a Manager. - Experience in a WASH programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context. - Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of WASH programmes. - Technical experience with WASH infrastructure (e.g. latrine designs, borehole installation, hand pump repair, and construction of hand dug wells) and software/training (behaviour change communication). - Understanding of the links between the hardware (water, sanitation facilities) and behaviour change. 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-wash-project-manager-sds-juba-4/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.
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09/07/2021

ERT – Project Support Manager

South Sudan, Jubek - Medair International empImg

Role & Responsibilities The Project Support Manager (PSM) is involved in a wide variety of activities involving coordination, logistics (transport, warehousing, and procurement), Human Resources (HR), Finance, security, and staff supervision. This provides valuable support to the programme staff, enabling them to focus on their core activities.   Project Overview The Emergency Response Team (ERT) works across South Sudan in response to acute emergencies: displacement due to conflict or disasters, returnee/refugee influxes, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and emergency level malnutrition. The ERT has teams across four sectors ? Health, Nutrition, Non-Food Items (NFIs)/Emergency Shelter, and WASH, with teams often working together in field sites. Multiple emergency response sites may be active at any given time.   Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Juba, South Sudan. Working and living conditions may be very basic and require great resilience.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.   Key Activity Areas Logistics - Supporting logistical activities such as procurement (including procurement planning), supply chain, stock management, warehousing, transport booking and tracking, utilities in field locations, communication equipment, vehicle hire, base setup, and asset tracking. - Liaising with the ERT Project Managers to provide logistical support to the projects and the field teams. - Be the point of contact between all ERT teams and Juba-based logistics positions. - Travel to ERT response locations & support logistics operations including base set up, stock management, and supplier selection. Work with team members and field management to ensure the security of the Medair field base(s) and of all Medair property and equipment. Finance - 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 and documentation are in place and guidelines are followed. Human Resources - Supervise the HR function as recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, and disciplinary action. - Ensure all national and legal requirements relating to recruitment and employment are adhered to, including contracts, statutory deductions, record keeping, payroll documentation, and archiving. Staff Management - Manage and work with nationally recruited staff with an emphasis on developing individual and team capacity to handle a variety of logistical, finance and HR tasks as efficiently and effectively as possible. - Work with casual labour (including hiring, and payments) to achieve specific, time-bound tasks. Administration - In close collaboration with the Medair logistics, HR and Finance teams, meet the related administrative requirements of Medair donors, local legislation, suppliers, contractors, and any other stakeholders, so that the logistical aspects of the programme function efficiently, effectively, and with integrity. - Ensure a clear and transparent paper trail is in place for all logistical transactions that records are kept in an orderly and timely fashion. - Contribute, as required, to the accurate and timely reporting of activities (weekly & monthly reports). Communication - Develop and maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure with colleagues to ensure they are kept informed of activities and requirements. - Provide training, advice, mentoring, and coaching as required to all relevant staff on logistical, HR and Finance procedures, internal controls, and the logistical and finance requirements of donors. - Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers, local authorities, the Logistics Cluster, other NGOs and stakeholders, representing Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships. Quality Management - Use and promote the use of documents in the Medair e-library and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. - Be aware of the potential for loss or fraud in logistical activities and procedures. Proactively work to prevent them by working with the team to improve transparency. 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 such as Logistics / Management / Business Administration or equivalent professional / technical qualification. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).   Experience - Relevant professional experience in an administrative position, including Logistics, and/or Base Management. Work experience in HR and Finance and supervisory experience desirable. - Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the NGO sector desirable. - Problem solving ability. Strong administrative skills. Good numerical and report writing skills. - Attention to detail. Team-player with good communication and inter-personal skills. - Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.   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/ert-project-support-manager-sds-juba/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.*
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06/07/2021

Deputy Country Director

South Sudan, Jubek - Medair International empImg

Role & Responsibilities Manage all aspects of the implementation and development of the programme and support functions to facilitate the implementation of the country strategy. Provide leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair programmes. Play a key role in external representation, legal compliance grant management, programme coordination and team leadership.   Project Overview Medair South Sudan is a 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 and emergency response locations throughout South Sudan. The purpose of Medair's programme Sudan is to save lives and alleviate human suffering by working with vulnerable populations and providing essential life-saving health, nutrition, WASH, NFI/ES and mental health and psychosocial services.   Workplace & Conditions Field based position in Juba, South Sudan, with frequent travel to the field locations. Take a look at Medair's work in [South Sudan](https://www.medair.org/south-sudan/).   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.   Key Activity Areas Programme Leadership - Deputise for the Country Director in his / her absence. - Actively participate and contribute to the development and review of the SDS Strategy. - Contribute and support the development of proposals and reports for the respective projects.   Operations Management - Oversee programme implementation in consultation with the relevant senior field managers (programme and programme support) and in accordance with the project proposals, ensure objectives are met within the required time frames and budgets. Where necessary ensure preventative and corrective action is taken. - Facilitate cross cutting communications with all country teams implementing and supporting the programme plans. - Support field managers in all aspects of finance, administrative, human resource and logistics management, ensuring knowledge of and adherence to applicable operational systems, donor requirements and country programme strategy. - Prepare and implement policies, procedures and guidelines, as appropriate and with the relevant field managers and GSO staff, so as to enhance the smooth running of the programmes through standardised procedures and improved support. - Manage a comprehensive activity plan for the programme, including resource needs analysis, covering the time frames of the project proposals. - Represent Medair at relevant national and local meetings with government officials, contractors, other NGOs, etc., reporting back as applicable to staff, field managers and GSO.   Financial Management - Supervise the project budget management and expenditure, in collaboration with field managers and GSO staff, ensuring budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations.   Staff Management - Line manage designated staff, including direct supervision and development. - Hold regular team meetings and, through a consultative leadership style and a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure, develop and build an effective team.   Security Management - Monitor the security status of the area(s) of operation on a regular basis, liaising as appropriate, with the NGO Forum, other NGOs, the UN, local authorities or other relevant security bodies. Make reports. - Ensure all staff members and all visitors receive appropriate briefings and on-going training in security-related topics. Oversee staff adherence to security protocols, including security incident reports.   Quality Management - Review, develop and implement (as applicable) systems to improve transparency and to detect and ultimately prevent loss or fraud. - Ensure country programmes 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.   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 / Competencies - 5 years post-qualification experience in a management position. - 3 year post-qualification experience in a complex humanitarian emergency. - Experience in dealing with donors and government officials. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere, CHS and other international humanitarian guidelines. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Experience in training/mentoring staff. - Advanced leadership and management skills; ability to build trust and enforce procedures. - Team-player with good inter-personal skills; committed to team-building. - Self-motivated, energetic, hard-working, servant-hearted. - Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.   Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: - Medair organisational [values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/). - 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/). - [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/international-staff/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). - 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-sds-juba-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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06/07/2021
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