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Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager (FSL PM)
American Refugee Committee

We build a meaningful life for and with the displaced. When we find people displaced from their homes, countries, or lives, our instinct may be to focus only on their basic needs. And that is essential. But it’s also not a life. A life is filled with joy, dignity, connection, and purpose. And that’s what we aim to build.

Now, we're taking the next big step on a journey to unleash and put into action that same abundant belief. This year, American Refugee Committee will become Alight. We’re the same organization with the same people doing the same critical work – providing health care and clean water, shelter, protection, and economic opportunity to more than 3.5 million people in 17 countries each year. But in solidarity with the people we serve who are too often defined by a single dark moment in their lives, we’re dropping the label ‘refugee.’

https://wearealight.org/

 

 


 Duty Station: Eldaein
 Closing Date: 01 July 2020

 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the FSL project and the project team at both ARC and the partners
  • Strengthen and maintain regular contact with project staff on programmatic issues and oversee the work of the project officers in field stations
  • Participate in all internal and external coordination meetings representing the sector/project;
  • Work with existing programme activities and capitalize on other ongoing similar interventions in the other sectors within ARC;
  • Budget monitoring to ensure implementation is in line with the planned/funded activities, coded correctly as per the budget lines and are appropriately executed
  • Participate and, represent the sector in meetings, quarterly, bi annual and annual reviews and give the required sectoral presentations at these meetings
  • With help from SPC prepare inception reports, work plans and regular donor progress reports for the project and build capacity of the sector staff and partners on the same
  • Ensure the achievement of outputs in line with the approved work plan through the day-to-day planning, management and implementation of activities;
  • With backing from SPC, the project manager will play a role of identification and synthesis of strategies for FSL projects and fostering livelihoods options as a means to reduce community based
  • conflicts.
  • Promote a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the organization (ARC and partners) with regards to Peacebuilding,recovery and livelihoods activities and methodologies;
  • Ensure that all programming is “conflict sensitive”, e.g. through ensuring adherence to the Do-No-Harm principle and any joint operating principles relevant to the programme area;
  • With support from SPC prepare high quality project documents and proposals
  • Contribute towards demonstrating impact of the Livelihoods for peace prgramme e.g. through surveys and ‘Stories of Change’
  • Attend coordination and or other sectoral meetings on behalf of the programme
  • Coordinate and organize Livelihoods for peace staff capacity building programmes
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Program Coordinator

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s in agriculture, economics, social sciences or any other related field, Master degree or advanced educational qualification in Agriculture and development studies is preferable
  • Minimum4years progressively working with INGO in peacebuilding project, livelihood or similar field
  • Sound organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Abilitytomanagemultipleprioritieswithminimalsupervision.
  • Abilityto work well both a steam lead erand team members.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • ComputerproficiencyinWord,Excel,Power Pointand Access.
  • Experience working in greater Darfur area
  • Ability to work productively and impartially in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness and ability to work in insecure environment and adhere to ARC security policies
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to settle disputes.

 

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES

  • Commitment to the goals and values of ARC
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player
  • Ability to work remotely in coordinating and managing project related activities in multiple sites
  • Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment
  • Ability to work well as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team and demonstrate good interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels, individually and/or in groups and demonstrate good communication skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with and coordinating with international and national partner organizations
  • Ability to incorporate and be open to constructive feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines, effectively managing multiple priorities
  • Cultural and gender sensitivity is essential

 


All interested candidates are requested to submit their application letters, updated CV, educational qualifications certificates, training, experience certificates and birth certificates/ national ID document. to sudanjob.net, no later than the above-mentioned date.









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