NCA Area Field Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

NCA Area Field Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan


Background

  • Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) has been providing humanitarian and development assistance in South Sudan since 1972. Based on the Christian faith, NCA works for the benefit of the poor, destitute and oppressed regardless of gender, race, political opinion, or religion. In order to achieve long-term results, NCA co-operates with local and church organizations working with humanitarian intervention, long-term development programs and advocacy.

  • NCA is a member of the ACT alliance, an umbrella organization of faith-based Protestant Christian organizations. NCA in South Sudan specialises in the area of Water and Sanitation (WASH), Psychosocial Work, Reproductive/Gender Based Violence, Peacebuilding and Emergency. NCA has field offices in Torit and Kuajok.

  • The Position and Areas of Responsibility

  • NCA is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced South Sudanese national to fill the position of Area Field Coordinator.**

  • The Area Field Coordinator is the official representative of NCA at the field level. He/she shall work closely with staff, partners and stakeholders, including the state government to ensure a smooth operation of NCA programmes in the area.

    Main Tasks

  • In co-ordination with the Head of Programmes, the Area Field Coordinator’s position is to perform the following roles:

    Management

  • Support effective implementation of NCA strategic plan in accordance with the roll-out plan, and in close coordination with the Head of Programmes

  • Provide overall oversight of programmes and staff in the area of operation and ensure a smooth operation

  • In close consultation with the Head of Programmes, ensure effective representation NCA in area coordination forums including UN Cluster meetings

  • Coordinate with the government and NGOs in the area to ensure synergy and coordinated humanitarian and development work of NCA

  • Liaise with Finance department to provide overall financial oversight at the field level, and enforce the implementation of strict financial guidelines of NCA

  • In consultation with the Head of Operations, implement NCA policies at the field level and ensure that these are understood by field staff and strictly adhered to.

  • As the safety focal point at the field office, the Area Field Coordinator shall coordinate closely with NCA staff, Staff Safety Advisor and/or Staff Safety Officer to ensure close monitoring of field safety issues, implement safety plans and take prompt actions as and when advised by the NCA Staff Safety Advisor/Officer and/or the Country Director.

  • As part of the NCA Senior Management Team in South Sudan, the Area Field Coordinator shall participate as requested in the Senior Management Meeting (SMM), ensure that field staff are consulted prior to SMM and implement the decisions of the SMM.

    Programme coordination

  • Co-ordinate programme work at the field level by providing programme guidance and
    support to programme staff throughout the project cycle management

  • In close coordination with the Head of Programmes and programme unit in Juba, to coordinate key programme events at the field level including planning, reporting and learning

  • In consultation with field programme staff, coordinate effectively with NCA partners on the ground, ensuring that relationships are developed and nurtured for better programme impact

  • Coordinate annual programme planning and budgeting, ensuring that field staff actively engage in the planning and budgeting process, and finalise these processes in a timely and accurate manner

  • In consultation with Juba office, support the implementation of PDR by facilitating the development and review of field PDR objectives, coordinate and conduct PDR interviews as well as share NCA South Sudan representation PDR objectives with field staff

  • Support capacity assessment of NCA implementing partners and the development of partners capacity plans, to contribute to partners’ capacity strengthening

  • Within the deadlines and formats given, compile reports and provide inputs for all NCA supported projects and programs in the respective field areas of operations.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, social work or other qualifications related to Gender in Development. Masters will be an added advantage.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position or related field.

  • Excellent attention to detail, with organisational skills, maturity and the ability to work under pressure.

  • Professional and friendly communication style, with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 24th November 2021.**

  • Interested qualified candidates should submit the following documents along with their application:

  • A cover letter with full contact details, explaining why they feel they are suitable for the position

  • A current CV with Copies of academic and professional certificates

  • Three references, which should include their current or most recent Supervisor.

    How to Apply

  • Applications should be submitted by email to:

  • vacancies.ncass@nca.no with a copy to azima.arkanjelo.rockson@nca.no and AyenAleu.Yel@nca.no

  • Hard copies can also be delivered to: NCA Office in Juba, Buluk near UNDP Office.

  • NCA is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified female applicants and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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