South Sudan: Education Specialist, South Sudan

Organization: World Vision
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Education Specialist, South Sudan, effectively implement and respond to the technical needs of education in South Sudan, both emergency response and non-emergency response programming. You will identify, design, implement and monitor quality education response to emergency and non-emergency contexts, including strengthening coordination in the education sector at regional, zonal and district levels. –

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant subject. Master’s in Education.
  • At least 7 years professional experience (of which 5 years in Education in emergency).
  • 2 Years of experience in South Sudan will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building, project design and budget management.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, with strong English writing skills.
  • Travel: 30% domestic travels is required.

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 10 Mar 2017. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

South Sudan: Health Officer, NO-B Level, Fixed Term (Bor, South Sudan), for South Sudanese nationals only

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

The successful candidate will report to Chief of Field Office (Bor) and will be responsible forplanning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of scaling-up cost-effective Health intervention packages.

You will also participate in data-driven situational analyses, including epidemiological and emergency assessments; provide specific technical expertise on Health policies and other issues; provide in-country technical and operational support; and help monitor, evaluate and report on related Health programs.

Key Expected Results

  • Timely, regular data-driven analysis for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions.
  • Technical expertise on specific Health interventions.
  • Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  • Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: health, public health, global/International health, health policy and management, environmental health, family health, health research, biostatistics, socio-medical sciences, epidemiology, health education, health promotion and disease prevention, educational Interventions in health care, demography, social sciences, medicine, nursing, or a field relevant to international public health development assistance
  • At least two years of relevant professional work experience related to developmental assistance in health. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization, and field work experience an asset
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty
  • Competencies of Successful Candidate

    Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results
  • Functional Competencies

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=503165