South Sudan: Deputy Country Director Programs

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY …

playing a key role in coordinating technical country strategy and support provision of operational management and integration of all technical areas.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate the development and review of Action Against hunger’s programmatic strategy in South Sudan.
  • Coordinate the qualitative review of programs with Technical Coordinators to ensure that humanitarian standards are met.
  • Coordinating proposal development.
  • Oversee the implementation of grants.
  • Responsible for leading program reporting.
  • Ensure Action Against hunger’s programmatic representation.
  • Act as interim Country Director in the absence of the Country Director.
    DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • Advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in development and/or political/humanitarian studies or equivalent.
  • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, DFID, OFDA, FFP etc).
  • You have at least 5 years INGO experience preferably with previous experience in nutrition and working in an emergency context.

You are very efficient leading processes

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.
  • You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You have experience running nutrition programmes in an emergency context.
  • You are excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload, diverse tasks and responsibilities, and also work calmly under pressure.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team

  • You have management and coordination skills (HR, Finance, Logistics, projects, and stress management)
  • You are an excellent communicator You have diplomatic skills and are able to conduct negotiation and mediation.

How to apply:

To apply please follow the link below:-

https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/369660

South Sudan: Deputy Team Leader

Organization: Crown Agents
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

Health Pooled Fund, South Sudan

Terms of Reference – Deputy Team Leader

  1. Introduction

    The Health Pooled Fund (HPF) is transforming the lives of millions of people in South Sudan by providing access to good quality basic health services in partnership with Government of the Republic of South Sudan’s (GRSS) Ministry of Health (MoH). HPF aims to lay the foundations for the MoH to provide quality healthcare for its own people in a future free from dependency on foreign aid. The programme has a strong focus on transforming maternal and child health in South Sudan.

    HPF is supported by the United Kingdom Government Department for International Development (DFID), the government of Canada, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Union and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency. It has been operating in South Sudan since October 2012 and was recently awarded a two-year extension until April 2018.

    HPF currently operates in 21 of South Sudan’s 28 states (an area which covers eight of South Sudan’s 10 former states: Central, Western and Eastern Equatoria; Northern and Western Bahr el Ghazal; Warrap, Unity, and Lakes.)

    The key objectives of the HPF are:

  2. To improve access, use, and quality of Primary Health Care (PHC) services and Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) services.

  3. To increase accountability and effectiveness by working with community mechanisms for improving health and health education.

  4. To support strengthening of key stewardship functions of the MoH including: planning, management, coordination, supervision and monitoring at all levels, in accordance with MoH guidelines and tools.

  5. Scope of Services

    The Deputy Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing the operational and technical aspects of the HPF, ensuring the delivery and quality of HPF technical outputs.

    Technical Oversight

  6. The Deputy Team Leader will also be responsible for managing and quality assuring short term input to the project according to the work plan.

  7. The Deputy Team Leader will oversee all technical issues brought up by service providers under the programme.

  8. The Deputy Team Leader will be responsible to update/review the project’s workplan and logframe as needed.

  9. The Deputy Team Leader will be responsible to ensure that all logframe indicators are achieved, in close coordination with the technical leads of each workstream.

Client Reporting

  • The Deputy Team Leader will be charged with the quality assurance of key reports as specified in the programme terms of reference.

Personnel and Project Management

  • The Deputy Team Leader will oversee the Health Service Delivery Manager, the M&E Manager, the Health Systems Strengthening Manager

  • The Deputy Team Leader will cover for the Team Leader when needed

  • The Deputy Team Leader will work closely with government counterparts

  • The Deputy Team Leader will work closely with Project Management to oversee daily operations, serving as liaising between all teams to forward technical matters

  • Minimum requirement

  • A public health expert or equivalent

  • A minimum of 10 years practical experience in the health sector

  • Knowledge of procurement of goods and services on donor programmes

  • Strong knowledge of and experience in the South Sudan context; additional experience working in fragile states beneficial

  • Experience working with governments and civil society organisations in South Sudan and/or developing countries

  • Experience managing large teams

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including cross-cultural experience

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Applications

Interested individuals are invited to submit their CVs clearly demonstrating their experience in the above criteria for consideration along with details of their availability and anticipated fee rate to recruitment@crownagents.co.uk

South Sudanese candidates will be given strong preference.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Crown Agents is an international development company delivering capacity building and institutional development services in procurement, health system strengthening, public financial management, revenue enhancement and expenditure management. We work for the public and private sectors in more than 100 countries, as well as for international development agencies and institutions and operate at all times to the highest standards of integrity and transparency

How to apply:

Interested individuals are invited to submit their CVs clearly demonstrating their experience in the above criteria for consideration along with details of their availability and anticipated fee rate to recruitment@crownagents.co.uk

South Sudanese candidates will be given strong preference.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.