ACTED Area Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

ACTED Area Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Responsibilities

  • Identify new opportunities and new sectors of intervention
  • Consolidate and stabilizate programming
    Review the geographic and thematic footprint
  • Ensure activities are relevant and meeting area/beneficiary needs
  • Identify ACTED added-value
  • Ensure humanitarian principals are adhered to Contribute to identifying new donors,
  • private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc. to work with in the area based on complementarity and added value
  • Participate in donor meetings at area level and communicate relevant information to the Country Director and other relevant staff;
  • Establish, maintain and improve active and regular working relationships with other NGOs,
  • UN agencies, clusters, working groups, consortia, etc. at area level ensuring maximum visibility of ACTED
  • Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with local authorities and where necessary non-state actors and obtain required authorizations and buy-in for ACTED’s activities at area level
  • Ensure ACTED is represented in key clusters, working groups, NGO coordination bodies, etc. at area level
  • Ensure that all staff in the area understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities related to area operations and link with the capital Head of Departments
  • Promote team building, productivity and staff welfare
  • Mentor and support the team to build capacities, and improve efficiency and performance, and follow career
    management
  • Manage interpersonal conflicts among staff at area level
  • Supervise Project Managers in the area and provide support to project implementation through trouble shooting and eliminating blocking points
  • Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a time completion of projects through review of PMFs, BFUs and project reports
  • Ensure that relevant project information are up-to-date and available for reporting purposes
  • Ensure coordination and complementarity amongst projects within the area of intervention
  • Ensure the application of a practical field based M&E system/plan for each project
  • Conduct frequent field visits to project sites to assess activities and ensure efficient use of resources
  • Advise Project Managers to adapt projects according to monitoring and evaluation findings
  • Ensure beneficiary feedback mechanisms are in place
  • Ensure capitalisation of best practices and lessons learnt for projects in the area of operations.

    Expected skills and qualifications
  • University education in a relevant field such as international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programming, technical degree in camp management, or the like
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes
  • Base management skills preferred
  • At least four years relevant work experience, preferably including camp settings
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset

    Conditions
  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise,
  • security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED
  • Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

    How to Apply:
  • Join our team today! Send your application by email at [email protected] under Ref: AC/SSUD
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 3rd February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; ACTED Area Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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