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Program Coordinator Sudan

The Program Coordinator (South Darfur) (PCSD) manages a team of professional staff and coordinates the development of strategies for the program(s) in the specific region and leads the management and implementation of these program(s).

In S Darfur programming is emergency and recovery oriented (South Darfur Emergency and Recovery Program.

The coordination tasks include design, fund raising, monitoring and evaluation of interventions that should aim at effectively addressing the underlying causes of poverty in line with CARE’s programming principles, vision and mission.

The PC is required to develop strong functional relationships with the Head of Office, Finance Manager and Safety and Security and wellness coordinator.

The PC reports to the HOO with technical support from ACD-PQ.

Responsibility:

Staff management

  • Identify necessary staff development, career development and succession planning strategies for direct reports.
  • Ensure that space and incentives are available to allow staff to develop and be innovative.
  • Ensure that the CO program remains dynamic, with opportunities for innovation and personal growth by promoting a culture of, and mechanisms for, reflective practice and learning at all levels.
  • Ensure that the staff structure meets program requirements.

    Program quality

  • At the field level, closely support the CO’s efforts to ensure proper monitoring and evaluation systems are in place to demonstrate impact and that program lessons are being used to promote improved programming and learning.
  • Likewise, support efforts to ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems enhance accountability of CO toward the communities with whom we work as well as other stakeholders (civil society, donors and government counterparts).
  • Ensure that standardized monitoring systems, as developed by the M&E coordinator, are followed and that analysis of the data is disseminated upwards.

    Program management

  • Oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of country office programs and projects and ensure that they are in line with CO strategic plan and program strategy and with the CI Programming Principles.
  • Internal and external relations
  • Work closely with units in Program Support (finance, procurement, HR, transport, etc.) to ensure proper coordination exists for efficient program implementation.
  • Liaise on a daily basis with the Safety and Security Advisor, ensuring that project and program areas are safe for staff.
  • Develop strong functional relationships. Maintain strong and productive relationships with the ACD and CD.

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Water or Civil Engineering, Public Health, Social Science) preferably strong in management.
  • Proven evidence of program management experience with INGOs
  • 5 years of proven experience in humanitarian work either in WASH/Economic Empowerment and / or Public Health
  • Experience with humanitarian work in a stressful environment- complex emergency
  • Technical competence in one of three sectors: Health, WASH, Economic Development
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent Oral and Written English skills

    Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

    The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

    How to apply:

    Program Coordinator Sudan Job Vacancy

    Closing Date: 28th February


    Country  » Kenya

    Legal Officer

    Ref: LO/2/2014

    Legal Officer Tasks and Responsibilities

    Responsibility 1: Legal advice and representation (60%)

  • Interacts with CARE Kenya counterparts such as members of the Senior Management Team to advise them on all aspects of legal implications specific to projects or programs.
  • Prepares inputs in all decision making procedures and for planning strategies and informs contracts and agreements
  • Assessing/Reviewing legal documents (i.e. contracts and agreements), and ensures legal protection of the organization.
  • Provides advise on risks and mitigation measures and follows corrections and implementation of mitigation measures
  • Takes part in high level planning/ organizing meetings and gives legal advices to avoid lawsuits and legal consequences
  • Preparing reports on all legal matters and presenting them to management and to legal representative (s)
  • Develop and maintain a network of peers with other legal advisors of similar organizations in Kenya.

    Legal Support

  • Prepare, manage and keep up to date the legal cases register for CARE Kenya, in close coordination with the Deputy Director, Program Support and the Country Director.
  • Works closely with CARE Kenya’s legal counsels / advisors on all legal matters of the organization
  • Ensures appropriate research for all legal cases – legitimacy of contract deals, lawsuit investigations etc.
  • Assessing ongoing cases and executing the best course of action
  • Prepare legal queries and facilitates solicitation of legal opinions from external counsel to identify legal and regulatory risks and issues for pursuit
  • Assessing agreements and partnership deeds for minimizing /eradicating risks and exposure
  • Assisting in drafting different types of legal documents
  • Performing investigations on the litigation causes, collecting evidences to present to legal representatives and/or in the court and, arranging the groundwork to successfully represent the organization
  • Ensures the compliance and renewals of all licenses, contracts, agreements and permits of the organization
  • Handling tax issues
  • Managing legal implications of new contracts of the organization
  • Preparing/updating legal documents and ensuring confidentiality
  • Keeping track of new updates in corporate and business law and provide advice and follow up management actions accordingly.
  • Performing negotiations for contracts with other parties
  • Participating in planning of budgets for legal pursuits and reviewing requests for payments
  • Ensuring organizational information and knowledge is copyrighted and protected and ensuring enforcing copyrights.

    Responsibility 2: Risk Management (30%)

  • Ensure and provide support to the CO for timely identification of legal risks to the CO and communicating to the director and the head of departments for mitigation measures
  • Protecting organization from legal litigations
  • Ensuring mitigation measures are implemented timely to prevent loses, enhancing accountability and performance
  • Works with other departments to ensure that all legal formalities like tax payments, assets maintenance, agreements of lease and other obligations are fulfilled in time
  • Participates in risk management sessions that have a bearing on legal matters, reviews risk reports for purposes of managing key risks and efficiency in the risk management process.
  • Provides guidance and supports follow ups on investigative audits reports and their outcomes
  • May be required to travel to different locations to resolve legal issues, support investigative audits/follow ups, and assess the real estate value on behalf of the organization
  • Keeps track of the latest changes and law regulations with regards to organizations’ status and advises accordingly
  • Attends committee meetings and articulates necessary measures to mitigate legal risks and gurantee protection of the organization’s interest.

    Professional Qualifications and Experience Desired

  • Degree in Law, and an advocate of the high court of Kenya
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position with good organizational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge about all types of legal matters related to the operations of an organization and corporate law, law of contracts, criminal and civil law
  • Excellent logical and examination skills
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent decision making abilities
  • Excellent analysis capabilities
  • Be able to work long hours and visit remote locations whenever necessary
  • Team leadership skills essential including: team management and staff development skills; implementation of performance management systems and ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as well be able to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team, in a fast–paced environment requiring multi-tasking and work under pressure
  • Experience in negotiating with external parties

    Applications

    If you feel you meet the requirements for any of these positions, send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV and telephone contacts of three professional referees to:

    The Human Resources & Development Manager,
    CARE International in Kenya,
    Email: Vacancies[at] care.or.ke

    so as to be received not later than 28th February.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


    Sector Manager – Financial Inclusion

    Ref: SM-FI/2/2014

    Responsibilities and Tasks:

    Project Management

  • Ensure the program/project managers and coordinators adhere to the program/project design and donor regulations. In collaboration with the program/project managers and coordinators; plan, lead, and coordinate the implementation of FI strategies to improved quality of life to impact group and beneficiaries in general.
  • Provide technical support to the technical project staff to enable them achieves their goals, objectives and targets.
  • Supports in the design of new projects and budgets development. Collating, preparing (narrative reports) and interpreting both financial and narrative reports for understanding, reporting to donors and for sector growth.

    Program / Sector Growth

  • Undertaking strategic analysis of the sector, assist with strategic planning while coming out with both short-term and long-term business/ development plans.
  • Work closely with the government line ministries, Access Africa, donors, CARE International, the private sector and both local and international NGOs for promotion and development of pro-poor financial services aimed at strengthening financial inclusion strategies in the country for deepening financial outreach and enhancing employment creation.
  • Work closely with the donors, public and private sector and INGOs in developing pro-poor financial and non financial products: while integrating the use of mobile technology and other innovations to improve on service provision.
  • In collaboration with sector team; continuously monitor the FI initiatives and activities with the aim of understanding the appropriateness of the GS&L methodology for different environments. Review the GS&L methodology for adoption in different local environments and target groups to accelerate its growth and replication.
  • Develop capacities of program staff, and any other identified stakeholders mainly through training to produce competent partner’s imperative for growth and sustainability of the Group Savings and Loan methodology and financial inclusion in general
  • Work closely with the ACD-Program, sector managers and FI sector team in resource mobilizations through concepts and proposals development: while assessing the likely impact of such programs.
  • Make key decisions on the directions of FI sector in the country office and represent the organization in decision making forums/ strategy forums for the benefits of the organization and the country.
  • Engage and network with key stakeholders in financial inclusion in the counties, country and outside the country

    Monitoring of application of skills and knowledge

  • Engage with donors, research institutions, consultants and universities for studies / researches for further development of the FI methodologies, social –economic impacts of FI in poverty reduction and using lessons for replications.
  • In liaison with the country office and sector M&E team; develop sector M&E framework and ensure that all the projects/ programs log-frames and objectives fall with the sector M&E framework and finally develop tools and systems for tracking the developments.
  • Follow-up documentations, case studies and statistics to ensure availability of information on the sector and accurate data in all projects.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Recognized expertise and experience in micro finance methodologies including Community Led Micro finance methodologies, micro enterprise development and participatory approaches in community development.
  • Relevant degree – Business administration, Bachelor of commerce, Sociology, Entrepreneurial or Cooperatives development. Masters degree is recommended.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification and previous work experience in financial inclusiveness will be useful.

    Experience: 8 – 15 years of relevant working experience in a busy organization.

    Other Requirements

  • Evidence of good oral and written communication skills is required.
  • Self-motivation, initiative and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities are crucial.

    Applications

    If you feel you meet the requirements for any of these positions, send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV and telephone contacts of three professional referees to:

    The Human Resources & Development Manager,
    CARE International in Kenya,
    Email: Vacancies[at] care.or.ke

    so as to be received not later than 28th February

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


    Information and Knowledge Management Officer

    Ref: IKM/2/2014

    Tasks and responsibilities:

    Leadership role in developing and implementing coherent information and knowledge management system at country project level

    Tasks

  • In collaboration with the M&E Advisor, facilitate a baseline (and end line) for the project including data collection and analysis processes
  • Lead the development of the project information and knowledge management system (including data collection, analysis, storage and reporting process) in collaboration with the M&E Advisor
  • Ensure all staff understand the information and knowledge management system and their responsibilities within the system

    Leadership role in compiling and analyzing data from the country project team to generate project level information for donor reports as well as for policy- and program-oriented publications

    Tasks

  • Set clear deadlines and expectations for country project team and partners to submit progress reports
  • Develop templates for progress reports for project team and partners
  • Work with the project manger to compile and analyze data
  • With guidance from the M&E advisor, summarize analysis in appropriate formats for inclusion in donor reports
  • With guidance from the learning and knowledge management advisor, summarize analysis in appropriate formats to support the development of recommendations for policy and practice on community-based adaptation

    Support institutionalization of learning approaches within the Country Project (20%)

    Task

  • Support learning and reflective practice in the Country Project – with CARE staff and partner organizations
  • Facilitate information review processes to reflect on field data generated by the M&E system, to identify and document innovations and ‘best practices’, to look for unintended outcomes, to identify programming opportunities, and to periodically assess context and assumptions, especially about gender and marginalisation in relation to adaptation
  • Contribute to development and implementation of an action research agenda
  • Actively promote a culture of learning and generation of knowledge throughout the Country Project Team and among partners and stakeholders, including facilitation of sharing and reviewing knowledge for current application, as well as appropriately storing and disseminating it for use in future and by other organizations

    Contribute to documentation and dissemination of learning from programme to influence policies and programmes (20%)

    Task

  • Contribute to documenting programme learning in program-oriented and policy-oriented publications (publications refers to communications materials using a range of different media)
  • Contribute to action research initiatives for programme improvement, learning and to build the evidence base for advocacy
  • Contribute to ensuring wide and effective outward (active) dissemination of information and knowledge generated through the programme to stakeholders at all

    Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science- Formal training on M&E desirable

    Experience: Over Five years experience with at least three directly in M&E

    Competencies:

  • People Skills: Ability to work both independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership. Demonstrated ability to listen to and support programme staff and partners, and to work with communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills in English. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Computer Skills: Basic computing skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; and, advanced internet searching skills. Experience with statistical and database software would be an asset.
  • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE’s core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under difficult circumstances. Willing to travel up to 30% of time.

    Applications

    If you feel you meet the requirements for any of these positions, send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV and telephone contacts of three professional referees to:

    The Human Resources & Development Manager,
    CARE International in Kenya,
    Email: Vacancies[at] care.or.ke

    so as to be received not later than 28th February.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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