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    Organization: Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
    Country: Somalia
    Closing date: 16 Jul 2017

    Title: Education Programme Manager

    Ref N: 002 EDU PROGRAM MANAGER

    Sector: Education

    No. of positions: 1

    Location of work: Nairobi with travel to Somalia

    Reports to: Regional Coordinator

    Closing date for the application: 16 July 2017

    Start of work: August 2017

    Duration: 1 year

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION: CISP is an equal employment opportunity employer with its Headquarters in Rome.

    Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP), or International Committee for the Development of Peoples, is an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) set up in 1982 and formally established in 1983 with its Headquarter in Rome (Italy). In collaboration with various local partners, CISP carries out projects in areas of humanitarian assistance, rehabilitation and development, in more than 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Asia and East Europe. In Banadir and Galmudug, CISP is implementing Educate Girls, End Poverty (EGEP) a three year education program dedicated to improving equitable access to education and improving learning of vulnerable and marginalized girls and a two year project financed by the EU, aiming at improving access to quality education, participation of youth to TVET, capacity of institutions (ELENA). The education program works with The Federal Government of Somalia and the Galmudug State authorities, communities, parents, teachers, girls and boys alike to promote equitable access to education and to improve learning outcomes at schools and other training facilities. The Education Team also works closely with the Education Directorate and communities to change the policies, achieve inclusivity, sustainability, and results beyond the program’s life. The program is expecting two projects (Global fund and EU grant) to start in summer 2017, hence the new Manager will be working on the new interventions as well as the current ones.

    Role and Responsibilities The Education Program Manager is responsible for the overall functioning and growth of the Education Program including supervising and ensuring quality of the ongoing projects, developing and promoting future initiatives, liaising with relevant stakeholders (Donors, Education actors, Somali local authorities) and representing CISP with regards to the education sector.

    Strategic Planning, Program Design and Development

    × Initiate, organize and undertake assessments, surveys and studies that form the basis for initiating or developing new projects;

    × Identify and promote funding opportunities

    × Identify and promote the creation of consortia to be led by CISP

    × Maintain strong relations with Somali local authorities

    × Prepare concept notes and proposals for new education and livelihoods initiatives in line with Somali Education priorities, the overall national and global CISP strategy, donors indications;

    × Ensure new projects are in line with the CISP Somalia’s strategy for education;

    × Build and strengthen partnerships with other education actors especially within the education platforms (Education Steering Committee and Education Cluster)

    × Guarantee CISP presence and visibility in Education fora

    Coordination, representation and collaboration

    × Ensure that the education projects are implemented in close coordination with other actors’ projects;

    × Establish good working relationship with respective ministries and other public or private actors at various levels including planning, managing and monitoring of project activities;

    × Attend and play a proactive role in national education forum and other working groups as required;

    × Build and strengthen partnerships with other education actors especially within the consortium implementation strategy;

    × Represent CISP and its education program in all relevant international and national for a for Grant Management

    × Ensure good relations with donors and compliance with grant agreements;

    × Ensure submission of timely, high quality project reports and support the development and direction of the programme accordingly;

    × Provide technical support to local partners and government offices in order for them to prepare and submit required reports;

    × Identify gaps in Somali policy development at federal level and promote projects for the capacity building of Somali local institutions.

    × Lead the preparation of timely and high quality project progress and completion reports that meet donor requirements;

    × Lead the preparation of timely and high quality project plans and progress reports to pertinent government ministries;

    × Lead project reviews, including amendments, revisions and other recommendations with regards to the grants managed.

    Quality assurance of Program Implementation

    × Ensure the effective management and development of the education programme through planning, regular monitoring, review, research and evaluation, within the framework of the overall national and global CISP strategy;

    × Ensure the quality of the program implementation through development of training materials, sharing of resources and materials, clear communication and collaboration with education staff;

    × Ensure programme monitoring and evaluation system/tools are applied and project progress, results and immediate outcomes and impacts are systematically tracked, documented and shared as appropriate on the basis of CISP and donors’ requirements;

    × Support programme implementing partners in preparing plans for implementing project activities and ensure coordination within and among projects and partners;

    × Ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with the work plans and the involvement of partners and concerned stakeholders at all levels;

    × Ensure that CISP and its partners implement project activities in a most efficient, effective and sustainable manner;

    × Ensure that periodic, adequate and accurate project monitoring reports are produced by CISP and its partners and submitted to donor;

    × Ensure Travels to project sites of CISP and partners and regular monitoring of projects together with project team/partners are conducted;

    × Ensure the participation of Ministry, Local Authorities and target groups, in planning, implementation and M&E of project activities based on CISP principles and approaches

    Budgeting and Budget Management

    × Ensure the overall Education programme financial sustainability in coordination with the Financial department

    × Defines Education programme financial strategies and facilitates the increase of the Education portfolio

    × Ensure updating and maintaining detailed financial plans for all education projects according to activity work plans;

    × Ensure preparation and maintaining procurement plans in line with the financial plans for all education projects in line with CISP strategy and regulations;

    × In consultation with program staff and local partners, prepare project budgets and budget revisions as needed;

    × Manage project budgets as per CISP minimum standards and donors’ requirements; Monitor project budget utilisation (budget/expenditure) against project implementation

    × progress and propose necessary adjustments and/or actions, ensure Value for Money

    Staff Management

    × Recruit, manage and provide leadership to education program officers of CISP in accordance with the terms and conditions of CISP;

    × Create and maintain a strong collaborative and cooperative work environment amongst Education staff;

    × Apply performance management system in line with CISP guidelines and minimum standards

    × Provide continuous on-the-job-training to the staff and enhance the capacity of program staff to implement and monitor the education projects effectively and efficiently;

    × Identify program staff performance gaps and plan appropriate actions in consultation with CISP coordinator and HR department

    COMPETENCIES and SKILLS

    × Master’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Economics or other related field;

    × At least 5 years of relevant working experiences including 2 years at field-based level, preferably with grants funded by EU, DFID and/or USAID in Somalia and East and Horn of Africa;

    × Sound knowledge of education policy, strategy and development through education initiatives;

    × Experience in education, income generation, local economic development, policies

    × and best practices in the fields of education and poverty reduction among youth in a post-conflict environment;

    × Good coordination, leadership, capacity building and mentoring skills;

    × Ability to work under pressure and in adverse situations and readiness to travel to field areas;

    × Experience and understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation systems;

    × Experience and passion for program development and promotion;

    × Exceptional skill to undertake, commission, and interpret research and evaluation evidence in education, economic development, market surveys, tracer studies;

    × Ability to explore the appropriateness of quantitative and qualitative research methods;

    × Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including a good track record of writing reports, proposals and education documents;

    × Excellent Computer and Social media skills;

    × Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

    × Patient and flexible personality;

    × Good sense of humour;

    × Excellent networking and people skills;

    × Excellent cross – cultural competencies;

    × Positive attitude, sees opportunities;

    × Passion for education and development.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified persons, with the required experience are invited to submit their application to Human resource admin@cisp-nairobi.org and cc: fumagalli@cisp-nairobi.org by close of business on: 16 July 2017

    Email subject: “Application for the position of Education Programme Manager in Nairobi”.

    Application to include ALL of the following:

    1. CV (not exceeding 4 pages), including 3 references.

    2. Cover letter (1 page maximum)


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    Organization: Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 10 Jul 2017

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

    CISP Kenya and Somalia is an equal employment opportunity employer. Currently it has various field offices in Kenya with its Regional offices in Nairobi and its Headquarters in Rome. CISP Kenya carries out projects in area of development by supporting National and county authorities to provide quality, equitable, transparent and accountable services in sectors of health and nutrition, education, child protection and renewable energy through capacity building, promoting active citizenship, shared accountability mechanisms at community, county authorities and National government level.

    The purpose of this position is to provide strategic, technical leadership and support in the operations of the Child Protection Centre in Nakuru County under the CP project implemented by CISP in partnership with DCS and UNICEF. The position will work closely with the County Coordinator for Children Services. The post holder will coordinate both CP response and prevention services, and partnerships with key stakeholders in Government, Civil society and private sector.

    Role and Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the CP Programme Manager, the Technical Advisor will:

    • Assume primary responsibility for planning and implementation of CP field activities in Nakuru CPC ensuring compliance with project proposal, guidelines, work plan and budget;

    • In close collaboration with the CPC Manager, ensure comprehensive case management for all cases report through the CPC.

    • Day to day support; overseeing project staff in the target location directly employed under the project.

    • Take lead in the identification of training needs, designing and implementing capacity building of CISP and CISP partners’ staff with the aim of providing quality care and protection to children in the mentioned locations.

    • Organize, facilitate, attend and represent CISP in meetings with key stakeholders engaged in Child protection at field level.

    • In coordination with the project field administrator, provide timely and quality progressive monthly narrative and financial reports on the implementation of the project.

    • Ensure active and strong collaboration, information sharing and joint meetings with government partners, local authorities and other stakeholders working in Child Protection;

    • Ensure child-friendly procedures are included in all CISP interventions;

    • Provide structured advice, support and training to the project partners to improve service delivery, referral system, data collection system, prevention strategies and sustainability plans.

    • Assess gaps in the field of child protection, design and initiate interventions and partnerships to address those gaps.

    • Coordinate lobbying and advocacy activities with the relevant government officials and other partners at field level.

    • Conduct weekly planning meetings for all staff to discuss about the activities, share ideas and any challenges they may be facing.

    • Provide timely information/feedback to the CP Manager of any emerging issue related to the project implementation

    • Support stress management and self-care for all CPC staff and other project staff in collaboration with the Counsellor.

    • Carry out any other task as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Profile Required

    Educational:

    At least a graduation in relevant field: social sciences, psychology, social work, humanitarian affairs, development, political sciences or bachelor degree in relevant field

    Technical / Professional:

    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing, implementing, and monitoring child protection projects

    • Experience in capacity building of staff in direct contact with children and in strengthening capacities of various duty bearers in understanding of and response to child protection

    • Experience in managing at least 5 staff, ability to coordinate personnel and mediate conflicts

    • Good knowledge of established inter-agency standards and guidelines, national laws in child protection

    • Ability to facilitate and coordinate meetings

    • Very good communication skills

    • Takes initiative, is punctual, and pays attention to details;

    • Excellent writing and editing skills;

    • Excellent knowledge of Swahili and English languages (written and spoken)

    • Having worked in the Nakuru county is an advantage.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified persons, with the required experience are invited to submit their application to Human resource admin@cisp-nairobi.org and cc: muoki@cisp-nairobi.org by close of business 10th July 2017.

    Email subject: “Application for the position of Child Protection Technical Advisor. Application should include:

    • CV (not exceeding 4 pages), including 3 references.

    • Cover letter (1 page maximum), including current and expected remuneration

    Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information about CISP, please visit www.cisp-ngo.org.

    CISP is strongly committed to ending Child Abuse, all forms of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, and to building a work environment that is safe and welcoming for all, where Sexual Harassment does not take place. The desired candidate for any position should share and support this commitment in all aspects of their personal and professional behaviour. Any history implicating that the applicant has a history of Child Abuse, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, or Sexual Harassment, is a reason for excluding him or her from employment with CISP.


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    Organization: Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 14 Jul 2017

    Title: Human Resource Manager
    Sector: Administration
    No. of positions: 1
    Location of work: Nairobi with travels to CISP Offices in the Region
    Duration: 16 months (renewable); with 3 months’ probation
    Reports to: Regional Administrator
    Start of work: 1st September 2017

    **
    BACKGROUND INFORMATION:**
    Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP), or International Committee for the Development of Peoples, is an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) set up in 1982 and formally established in 1983 with its Headquarter in Rome (Italy). In collaboration with various local partners, CISP carries out projects in areas of humanitarian assistance, rehabilitation and development, in more than 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Asia and East Europe. CISP’s mission is to promote fundamental rights for all, to participate in development, peacekeeping, recovery and emergency response processes in partnership with all key stakeholders.
    CISP is now seeking a Human Resource Manager to be based in Nairobi Regional Office with missions to its Field Offices in the East African Region.
    Job Purpose:
    The Human Resources Manager will guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resource services and the organization development by ensuring that the Regional Office and its field office HR operations and systems are effectively reviewed, implemented and monitored in line with statutory requirements, CISP and donor policies and standards.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Provision of HR services
     Support the development and review of Human resource plans, prepare annual budget for salary and benefits.
     Archive soft and hard copies of all documents related to present and new staff including: insurance, leave timesheets.
     Ensure timely and accurate processing of monthly payroll and out of payroll payments, Liaise with the insurer and pension administrator regarding employee benefits and services.
     Manage the Insurance Policies under the medical schemes available at CISP, in particular Ensure accuracy of premiums charged/credited under both the medical and group accident schemes and the utilization schedules.
    Job Vacancy Announcement
     Guide all employees in the implementation of the HR Manual and Procedures and facilitate its implementation; this includes guidance and participation in all recruitment processes, contract renewal and termination.
     Efficiently support the Program team to achieve their objectives and goals as defined by the Regional Administrator and the Regional Coordinator.
     Create and manage an HR database and establish networks and linkages of prospective workforce.
     Provide orientation sessions to CISP employees on Human Resources policies and procedures and monitor its implementation
     Manage employee communication and feedback; manage internal conflicts and staff grievances. Guide and implement after management approval CISP disciplinary procedures in liaison with the organization’s lawyer to prevent litigations.
     Prepare and review all types of employment contracts (employee, casual, consultancy etc.) and liaise with Organization’s lawyer for approval of contractual information.
     Monitor contractual period, process and manage contract renewals, employment changes and termination notices in collaboration with employee’s line manager.
     Lead the implementation of the employer’s safety and health programs. Monitors the tracking of OSHA-required data.
     Establish an in-house employee training system and maintain employee training records.
     Organize internal trainings relevant for performance of HR functions to Project Managers and Officers at CISP.
     Lead the implementation of the Performance Management system.

    HR advisory role
     Keep the management informed of new developments on Human Resources legislations, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Kenyan and Somalia labor laws.
     Take charge of the preparation of information requested or required for compliance with laws. Serves as the primary contact with the organization Attorney and outside government agencies including the NGO Coordination Board.
     Suggest modification of Human Resources policies and procedures if needed.
     Participate in the HR Manual review and disseminate any new approved policy or procedures among CISP staff.
     Participate in preparation of HR systems, processes and tools improvement that meet the global standards and applicable in a fragile context.

    General responsibilities
     Maintain confidentiality in all matters at all times.
     Be innovative to cope with the demand of a changing workforce and external factors while entrenching a good organization culture that compliments CISP values and mission.
     Represent CISP in meetings when requested.
     Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS
     Must have a proven track record of integrity and honesty and the ability to apply HR principles in a fair and consistent manner.
     Police Clearance Certificate from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID).
     General knowledge of employment laws and practices and experience working with an International NGO
     Excellent communication skills both verbal and written in English as well as negotiation and report writing skills.
     Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills.
     Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include knowledge of Excel and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).
     Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources recognition and engagement programs and processes.
     Excellent organizational management skills with ability to plan and meet deadlines, sometimes under pressure.
     A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards in a multicultural workplace in post conflict environments.
     Proven training & facilitation skills.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
     Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development from a reputable institution.
     A member of IHRM
     A minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions (preferably with International NGOs)
     Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and labor relations as added advantage.
     Active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks and organizations is an added advantage


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified persons, with the required qualification and experience are invited to submit their application to the Human Resource at: admin@cisp-nairobi.org and cc: smwangi@cisp-nairobi.org by close of business 14th July 2017.
    Email subject: “Application for the position of Human Resource Manager. Application should include:

    • CV (not exceeding 4 pages), including 3 references.
    • Cover letter (1 page maximum), including current and expected remuneration
      Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information about CISP, please visit www.cisp-ngo.org.
      CISP is strongly committed to ending Child Abuse, all forms of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, and to building a work environment that is safe and welcoming for all, where Sexual Harassment does not take place. The desired candidate for any position should share and support this commitment in all aspects of their personal and professional behaviour. Any history implicating that the applicant has a history of Child Abuse, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, or Sexual Harassment, is a reason for excluding him or her from employment with CISP.

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    Organization: Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
    Country: Algeria
    Closing date: 15 Sep 2017

    CISP – *Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli* - International Committee for the Development of Peoples, is a Non Governmental Organization having its HQs in Rome (Italy), established in 1983 and currently conducting humanitarian and development projects in around 30 countries world wide. The staff working for CISP are requested to operate in line with the organization’s Declaration of Intents, Code of Conduct and Managerial System (www.cisp-ngo.org).

    CISP is in the process of selecting its Country Representative in the Sahrawi Refugees Camps (Algeria) where the organization is operational since 1984.

    The work conducted by CISP in the Sahrawi Refugees camps is closely integrated with the local and international stakeholders, including the Sahrawi Red Crescent, various UN agencies, other international NGOs.

    Main Tasks

    1. Liaison with international and national agencies, including the main donors

    2. In coordination with CISP Rome Office preparation of project proposals

    3. Overall coordination of ongoing projects and activities

    4. Overall supervision of the administrative and managerial aspects, including the management of CISP owned bank accounts

    5. Overall management of the human resources

    6. Overall management of other physical resources

    Economic Conditions

    To be agreed on the basis of existing CISP salary’s scales. It is in any case understood that, in addition to the accommodation in the camps, insurance, travel costs and any other expense related to the assignment, the monthly salary will be in the range of 2,500 – 3,500 Euro (gross cost).

    Procedures for the selection

    All interested candidates are invited to submit their CV. Only e-mail transmissions to cisp@cisp-ngo.org will be considered. In the subject have to be indicated: CISP Saharawi Vacancy + name + family name, no later than 15th September 2017 at 17 pm (Italian time).

    Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.

    Other - Qualification

    Knowledge of English and French are pre-requisites. Knowledge of Spanish is an additional asset.

    • At least five years of successful experience at the senior management level in international settings, in the same or similar contexts
    • Demonstrated experience of humanitarian programs relevant to the local situation
    • Solid understanding of financial and budget management, and of best practice programming
    • Proven abilities in decision-making and problem-solving including in dynamic contexts
    • Demonstrated ability to team building
    • Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity
    • Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high-stress situations

    How to apply:

    Procedures for the selection

    All interested candidates are invited to submit their CV. Only e-mail transmissions to cisp@cisp-ngo.org will be considered. In the subject have to be indicated: CISP Saharawi Vacancy + name + family name, no later than 15th September 2017 at 5 pm (Italian time).

    Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.


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    Organization: CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
    Country: Tunisia
    Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

    WORK CONTEXT

    Cesvi works worldwide through various national offices coordinated by a Desk Officer in the HQ (Bergamo – Italy). Cesvi works in Libya since 2011. Following the turmoil of mid 2014 the expatriate staff has been temporarily evacuated, guaranteeing the management by remote. From 2016 the remote management is done from Tunisia and based on evaluation of existing situation Cesvi plans to return with key expatriate staff to Tripoli with key initial staff ,based on on-going security assessment. Cesvi provide a strength and enhanced integrated service in order to address the specific needs in term of protection of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Mixed Migrant Communities affected by the ongoing unstable situation in Libya. Ongoing emergency projects ( cash transfer, cfs, protection / case management and GBV ) are implemented in Bengazhi and Tripoli.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The collaboration will start in August 2017
    The main duty station will be the Country Office in Tunis, with field visits to Tripoli if the security conditions allow it.

    Lead Cesvi in establishing performance measures, planning, and managing evaluations and assisting expatriate and local staff in using the performance information for decision-making and resource allocation;
    Create a framework and procedures for a common monitoring and evaluation plan across all projects; design an M&E template which will include common key project performance indicators
    Direct supervision of two meal officers based in Tripoli for collection and consolidation of data regarding ongoing projects
    Develop monthly and quarterly reports in order to discover trends and patterns of program implementation; keep program activities on schedule; and measures progress towards objectives and formulates revised action;
    Participating to the identification, analysis and drafting of new project proposals
    Attending C&M Working Groups.

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

    Development Cooperation background with university degree in human right law, social science, or development work or another relevant topic.

    Minimum 4 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in emergency program ( cash assistance / protection / GBV) implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/Governments.

    Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and production of reports.

    Strong training and facilitation skills.

    Experience in multi-purpose cash (MPCT) for basic needs response.

    A good understanding of refugees, Internally Displaced Person (IDP) issues particularly those related to conflict and stabilization.

    Clear understanding of M&E systems, CALP guidelines, and core humanitarian standards

    Demonstrated experience in managing monitoring data and systems

    Able to develop cooperation and teamwork, capable to create and maintain a positive work environment and to maintain high performance for self and others

    Exceptional ability to work under pressure with attention to detail

    Fluency in written and spoken English

    Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point

    DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES

    Prior experience in Middle East – Northern African countries and/or other complex areas

    Prior experience in remote management

    Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively

    Skills in developing, delivering and evaluating training for staff members

    Effective team membership integration ability

    Highly flexible and leadership skills

    Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

    Knowledge of French

    Knowledge of Arabic


    How to apply:

    TO APPLY: https://www.cesvi.org/jobs/meal-officer-tunisia-libya/


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    Organization: CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
    Country: Tunisia
    Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

    WORK CONTEXT

    Cesvi works in Libya since 2011. Following the turmoil of mid 2014 the expatriate staff has been temporarily evacuated, guaranteeing the management by remote. From 2016 the remote management is done from Tunisia and based on evaluation of existing situation Cesvi plans to return with key expatriate staff to Tripoli with key initial staff , based on on-going security assessment.

    Cesvi provide a strength and enhanced integrated service in order to address the specific needs in term of protection of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Mixed Migrant Communities affected by the ongoing unstable situation in Libya. Ongoing emergency projects ( cash transfer and protection ) are implemented in Benghazi and Tripoli.

    Due to the current situation in Libya, the Coordination office is based in Tunis in order to keep the coordination with the international partners and donor.

    The Head of Program has to coordinate the expatriate staff (up to 6 persons). Total estimative yearly budget 3ML.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The collaboration will start in August 2017.
    The main duty station will be Tunis with remote control in Libya and short missions to Tripoli.
    The Head of Program will respond to the Head of Mission. S/he will refer to the Country Administrator on admin and finance issues and financial reporting.
    The Head of Program will work in collaboration with local and expatriate staff working in Libya and Tunisia.

    Main tasks and duties:

    Directly manage and coordinate project managers and ensure relevant technical support is provided in the dedicated working groups.

    Support the Head of Mission on active development of country programme strategy through needs assessment, coordination, proposal development and training, in coordination with Project managers;

    Oversee the proposal development and reporting process and ensure timeliness and quality

    Lead coordination and compiling of cross sectoral data and information

    Ensure that all projects are implemented in adherence to donors framework

    Participate actively in the relevant technical country coordination mechanisms

    Support Head of Mission in representation and coordination efforts

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

    University or postgraduate degree

    Minimum 7-8 years’ experience program field management in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), mix migrants preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Cesvi projects in Libya: protection, psychosocial and cash assistance.

    Experience of working in remote management

    Extensive experience of working within a senior management role, within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state

    Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale emergency response is essential

    Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site program

    Familiarity with cash and protection cluster

    Solid diplomatic skills: the ability to effectively manage a variety of internal and external relationships, especially with partners.

    Knowledge of effective financial and budgetary planning and control, review and evaluation

    Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme and emergency priorities that may arise

    Self-motivated, able to take initiative, resilient and able to work independently

    Willingness to undertake missions to Tripoli / work from Tripoli

    High level of IT skills (Windows, Office package) and ability to produce timely project proposals and high quality narrative reports

    Fluency in English (written and spoken)

    DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES

    Demonstrable experience in similar position

    Prior experience in Middle East – Northern African countries and/or other complex areas

    Prior experience in remote management

    Previous experience with the management of Programme based Mission

    Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively

    Skills in developing, delivering and evaluating training for staff members

    Effective team membership integration ability

    Highly flexible and leadership skills

    Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

    Knowledge of French

    Knowledge of Arabic


    How to apply:

    TO APPLY: https://www.cesvi.org/jobs/head-of-program-tunisia-libya/


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    Organization: CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

    Work Context

    Cesvi is present with a coordination office in Nairobi to supervise the projects in the country and to support the ongoing operations in Somalia at logistic, administrative and institutional level.

    In Kenya Cesvi’s intervention focuses on protection and justice.

    In Somalia, in the regions of Hiraan, Galmudug,and Banadir, Cesvi is involved in health and nutrition, resilience, food security and livelihoods, emergency response to the current drought crisis in both urban and rural settings.

    Job Description

    The collaboration will start in September 2017

    Duty station: main office in Nairobi with possibility of countrywide travels (Kenya and Somalia)in accordance with project needs and security clearance.

    The incumbent will respond to the HQ Desk Officer and to the Head of Mission. S/he will work in close collaboration with all the Area Managers and the Project Managers (PMs), both national and international.

    Job purpose:

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

    PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY

    • Provides leadership, oversight and guidance on program strategy, direction and implementation.
    • Ensures program compliance with donor management and reporting standards including oversight of program narrative reporting.
    • Supports the development and implementation of appropriate M&E and centralized data collection systems.
    • Develops and implements internal mechanisms for institutional learning, quality control mechanisms, and programmatic integration.
    • Ensures programming meets Minimum Standards, in alignment with externally recognized best practices.
    • Continually reviews program performance to ensure that objectives are met according to program plans, log frames and agreements, and conducts regular program review meetings.
    • Provides oversight of program budgets, forecasts and expenditures, ensuring spending is closely monitored and aligned to workplans, in collaboration with the Finance Department.
    • Represents Cesvi in Cluster Meetings, Program Coordination, UN/NGO meetings, and various Nairobi levels forums, in agreement with the Head of Mission.
    • Provides technical assistance to programs, as required.

    PROGRAM DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

    • Leads the design and development process of new projects, together with country-based and head office program staff and partners, in alignment with Cesvi’s priorities and strategies.
    • Supports the implementation of the Country Strategic Plan.
    • Trains and builds the capacity of national staff on program design, development and implementation, as needed.
    • Conducts new assessment visits to new areas, in-country, as required.
    • Effective supervision, motivation, performance management and direct line management of Area Managers and any other relevant programming staff.

    DONOR DEVELOPMENT

    • Manages and develops in-country donor relationships and overall donor development strategies in close collaboration with the Head of mission
    • Collaborates with the Head of Mission to establish long term growth strategy for each of current and new donors.

    Required Competencies

    Master's degree in development or equivalent work experience in a similar role
    At least 5 years of proven experience in management of projects and/or programs
    Experience with writing and managing institutional donors projects (i.e., ECHO, EU, USAID, DFID, etc.);
    Proven tracks of success in project identification and in drafting proposal with special focus on both emergency response and development.
    Ability to train and mentor staff on project proposal writing and M&E
    Experience in M&E and reporting.
    Ability and willingness to travel regularly in the field in Kenya and especially in Somalia (according to security conditions);
    Proven team working skills, adaptability and flexibility;
    Proven ability to work under stress and with tight deadline;
    Strong communication skills;
    Excellent written and spoken English;
    Excellent IT skills.

    Desirable Competencies

    Experience working in emergency contest especially in East Africa;
    Knowledge of Somalia;
    Experience of working in remote management
    Experience in managing development and emergency programs at field-level.


    How to apply:

    TO APPLY: https://www.cesvi.org/jobs/programme-unit-manager-kenya-somalia/


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    Organization: CESVI - Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus
    Country: Myanmar
    Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

    Work Context

    Main focus of Cesvi interventions in Myanmar is Community Empowerment with integrated actions on Health, Livelihood, Wash and Environment. Cesvi volume of activities and operational capacity in Myanmar have been increasing in the last years, reaching around 500.000 beneficiaries with a team of more than 400 staff. Cesvi is currently working in two States (Northern Shan and Kachin) and four Regions (Magway, Sagaing, Mandalay and Yangon) with a total of 23 Townships and more than 1.000 villages covered. Cesvi is operating from a main Country Office in Yangon, 2 Area Offices and Field Offices in almost every Township. Myanmar Mission, since August 2015, is structured in two separated Lines of Management: Program and Operations. This division was necessary in order to reach an integrated control mechanism and enable Cesvi to guarantee an high level of Accountability through Segregation of duties between the two Lines of Management and Checks and Balances control mechanism. Under the Operations Line of Management works all the Support staff (Logistics, Finance and Admin, HR) in charge of providing support services to the Program (Sectors, M&E unit, SERC & Security). All Support staff report to the Country Administrator.

    Job Description

    The collaboration will start in August/September 2017. Duty station: main office in Yangon with travels to projects field offices all over the country. The incumbent will respond to the HQ Desk Officer and to the Country Representative, will work in close collaboration with all the Sector Coordinators (SCs) and the Project Managers (PMs), both local and international.

    Job Purpose:

    The Country Administrator is in charge of managing all aspects of the Operations of Cesvi country programme in Myanmar. He/She is responsible for the Logistics, Finance and Admin and HR Unit and related national staff.

    Main tasks:

    Finance and Admin Management
    · manage national financial/administrative staff of the mission;
    · build capacity of national finance/admin staff through on-the-job training;
    · participate in the review, monitoring and performance evaluation of financial/administrative staff;
    · budgeting in close collaboration with Head of Mission, Sector Coordinators and Project Managers and budget control;
    · support the SCs and PMs in the preparation of the monthly Budget Forecast Update (BFU) and financial plans;
    · prepare requests for funds for the HQ and or donors;
    · check and approves Local Request for Funds from the Field Offices;
    · supervise bookkeeping and other financial records of the mission (cash & bank management, Prime entry monthly update, monthly reconciliations);
    · ensure the correct storage of documents;
    · manage the Finance and Admin activities and schedule to meet the Financial Reporting requirements and deadlines specified by Cesvi HQs, donors and Audit;
    · support the SCs and PMs in the preparation of Financial Report expenditure justifications
    · enhance local systems, Internal Procedures and guidelines for financial control in accordance with HQ policies;
    · update Myanmar Internal Procedures and, once approved by the Senior Management Team, submit them to HQ for final approval;
    · ensure financial control mechanisms and administrative procedures are respected;
    · undertake regular field visits to the Area Coordination office and Field offices in order to assess the office management and finance / admin systems in place;
    · inform the HoM and the concerned staff of any relevant data, information and issues related to Finance and Admin.

    HR Management
    · manage national HR staff of the mission;
    · build capacity of national finance/admin staff through on-the-job training;
    · participate in the review, monitoring and performance evaluation of financial/administrative staff;
    · enhance HR administration tools and guidelines incl. job descriptions, salary scales, performance evaluations, disciplinary processes, staff development policy, terms and conditions, etc and update HR policies and procedures accordingly;
    · ensure proper HR administration throughout the mission in accordance with guidelines of HR policies and procedures.

    Logistics Management
    · manage national logistic staff of the mission;
    · build capacity of national logistic staff through on-the-job training;
    · enhance systems and guidelines for the logistics unit of the mission on: procurement procedures, store control; equipment, vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, and other logistical matters;
    · supervise procurement procedure
    · ensure the Logistic coordinator supervise the management of supplies, stocks and assets
    · plan and coordinate regular field visits of the Logistic coordinator and Logistic manager in order to assess the office management and logistic systems in place or in case support or office set up is needed.

    Required Competencies

    -Degree in Economics, Political science and at least five years post qualification experience as Finance or Administrator at Country level or as coordinator in the NGO sector.
    -Strong budgeting and financial management skills.
    -Accountancy skills and ability to prepare financial reports.
    -Good knowledge of main donors' administrative rules and procurement procedures (European Union, USAID, Global Fund, etc..).
    -Knowledge and experience in purchases and procedures.
    -Ability to support, manage and develop national staff.
    -Good organisational and time management skills.
    -Ability to work under pressure of deadlines.
    -Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity, and patience.
    -Very flexible and with a positive attitude.
    -Effective team member.
    -Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office Programmes as well as accounting packages & other database competencies.
    -Excellent knowledge of English written and spoken.
    -Willing to travel frequently in-country.

    Desirable Competencies

    -Previous experience in Southeast Asia and/or Myanmar.
    -Previous experience with the management of Programme based Mission.
    -Post graduate qualifications in management or related field.
    -Skills in developing, delivering and evaluating training for staff members.Understanding of development issues and the organisational goals.


    How to apply:

    TO APPLY VISIT: https://www.cesvi.org/jobs/administrator-myanmar/


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    Organization: Crown Agents USA
    Country: Nepal
    Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

    Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking junior and senior professionals for an anticipated five-year Procurement Agent Services contract in Nepal supporting the Millennium Challenge Compact for the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) assistance in the areas of electricity transmission lines and substations, roads maintenance, and technical assistance to the Department of Raods. All positions subject to successful project award.

    Crown Agents USA

    We are change agents for greater global prosperity, delivering practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security, health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

    As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

    Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

    Procurement Specialists - Senior Level

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Manage and administer effectively the process for supplier selections, contractors and consultant for a wide variety of goods, works and services as requested by MCA-Nepal;
    • Analyze market conditions through market analysis and market outreach in order to promote competition and to optimize the success of the procurement activity;
    • Ensure adequate preparation of procurement documents that are complete, clear and unambiguous; and do not overstate the needs and do not use overly restrictive terms in describing the procurement requirements;
    • Assure that selection of all suppliers, contractors and consultants is performed in a fully professional, transparent and ethical manner, and that all participating suppliers, contractors and consultants are treated on a fair and equal basis;
    • Assist MCA-Nepal in providing prompt and fair response to bid challenges about the procurement activity; and
    • Assume other operational, and functional duties as determined by the Procurement Agent Manager and MCA-Nepal.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in procurement, business, law, economics, finance, engineering, public administration, or other related field;
    • Approximately 8 years of experience working as a public procurement professional;
    • Experience and demonstrated ability in the development of public procurement documents, including bidding documents, evaluation reports, contracts, etc.;
    • Experience working on donor-funded projects, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and/or MCC;
    • Fluency in written and spoken English; and
    • Computer literate - Excel, Word, and procurement packages.

    Procurement Specialists – Junior Level

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject matter;
    • Familiarity with procurement concepts;
    • Fluency in written and spoken English; and
    • Computer literate - Excel, Word, and procurement packages.

    How to apply:

    https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CROWNAGENTSUSA&cws=37&rid=3275


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    Organization: Crown Agents USA
    Country: Nepal
    Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

    Crown Agents USA (CA-USA) is seeking a Procurement Agent Manager for an anticipated five-year Procurement Agent Services contract in Kathmandu, Nepal supporting the Millennium Challenge Compact for the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) in the areas of electricity transmission lines and substations, and roads maintenance including technical assistance to the Department of Roads. This position is subject to successful project award.

    Crown Agents USA

    We are change agents for greater global prosperity, delivering practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security, health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

    As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

    Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

    Role & Responsibilities

    The Procurement Agent acting on behalf of MCA-Nepal shall manage the procurement process for selecting the suppliers, contractors and consultants who will be contracted to provide a broad range of goods, works and services as requested by MCA-Nepal in order to implement the certain activities funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Serve as chief liaison with MCA-Nepal and other stakeholders regarding activities to be undertaken under the assignment;
    • Coordinate activities and information/ feedback with MCA-Nepal to diligently oversee, discharge and perform all services necessary to achieve the optimum value for the monies expended by MCA-Nepal while ensuring that all procurement transactions are conducted in compliance with the principles, rules and procedures set out as in the funding agreements;
    • Coordinate general day-to-day activities of the Procurement Agent Team;
    • Monitor and oversee the procurement activities undertaken by the Procurement Agent Team;
    • Develop and implement a formal training for MCA-Nepal staff, Implementing Entities, and Outside Project Managers on procurement operations, contract administration, terms of reference development, bid management, contract disputes, and other relevant areas; and
    • Utilize management information system, MCA-MIS, for procurement related functions.

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in procurement, business, law, economics, finance, engineering, public administration, or other related field;
    • Demonstrated experience of managing procurement or logistics in a large international project within the last five (5) years;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of international best practices in procurement procedures especially the electricity sector, design and build contract, FIDIC-based construction contracts, and contract administration;
    • Proven leadership qualities and experience as Project Manager/Procurement Agent;
    • Experience in managing a team of procurement professionals;
    • Experience working on donor-funded projects, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, or MCC;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience in working with multiple cultures;
    • Fluency in written and spoken English; and
    • Computer literate - Excel, Word, and procurement packages.

    How to apply:

    https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CROWNAGENTSUSA&cws=37&rid=3274


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