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BHA Project Manager
Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organization that strives for a world free from poverty, fear, and oppression. We deliver life-saving and life-changing interventions to the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. From rapid emergency response to innovative development programming, we go to the hardest to reach places to make sure that no-one is left behind.


 Section/Unit: Program
 Grade Level: G0 - G5 gross salary ranges between 1218 - 1556 USD
 Supervisor: Area Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: West and South Kordofan
 Duration: Up to November 2023
 Closing Date: 18 May 2022

 
 Background:

Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organization that strives for a world free from poverty, fear, and oppression. We deliver life-saving and life-changing interventions to the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. From rapid emergency response to innovative development programming, we go to the hardest to reach places to make sure that no-one is left behind.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Management and Program Oversight:

  • Overall responsibility for the technical quality and standards of the USAID/BHA integrated Health, Nutrition, FSL  and WASH project in line with budgets and work-plans, focusing on producing required deliverables.
  • Overall responsibility for supervising and supporting timely and effective implementation of the USAID/BHA project and activities, including achieving set indicator targets and objectives, and grant management.
  •  Ensure that the USAID/BHA project implementation aligns with all donor contractual obligations.
  • Develop procurement and spending plans and manage the budget for the implementation of the program, ensuring no over or underspending, in collaboration with Area Coordinator and relevant Area managers at the field locations
  • Prepare  Detailed implementation plan, quarter plan, monthly  and weekly plan   as per the agreed time table with the donor
  • Ensure timely implementation of planned activities as per the DIP, quarterly and monthly plan.
  • Review activities progress and target achieved against the project plan and take corrective action if there is any variation or delay in activities implementation.  
  • Identify challenges that is affecting the project, propose possible solution, and bring to the attention of the management.
  • Prepare budget forecast timely and ensure the proper spending as per the forecast and ensure no over and underspending of the grant.
  • Write and submit internal and external reports as required to the Area Coordinator and Area Manager

Coordination and Technical Support

  • Coordinate with the Area coordinator, Area Managers and work closely with the Health and Nutrition Advisor, FSL advisor to train all Concern and Ministry of Health staff on national health and nutrition protocols, referral mechanism, data collection and documentation and behavioral change communications within the programme operation areas.
  • Contribute to the development of a clear mechanism to provide support to the HEALTH, Nutrition WASH and FSL teams in the field and ensure effective implementation of the programs with technical inputs from Health  and Nutrition  Advisor, FSL advisor  and WASH advisor.
  • Support the Area Coordinator, Health and Nutrition Advisor in the development of project and donor reports as appropriate.
  • In coordination with the Logistic department at field level, develop a clear mechanism for supplying needed health and nutrition program supplies to health facilities in a transparent and accountable manner.
  • Support the process of sector integration in the South Kordofan programme
  • Take a lead role in identifying potential local health and nutrition implementing partner and support them in capacity building and program implementation.

 

Representation

  • Do active networking with health nutrition, WASH and FSL stakeholders such as Minister of agriculture, SMoH, WHO, WFP and UNICEF.
  • Participate in the health and nutrition coordination meetings at state level and represent Concern in technical meetings as needed.
  • Represent Concern in technical health and nutrition missions conducted by stakeholders and UN agencies.

Training

  • Take lead in the planning and execution of training programs for Concern and local partner staffs.
  •  Provide support supervision and on job training of the health, nutrition teams FSL and WASH team
  • Contribute to the development of training tools/guidelines/standards to improve program quality and outcome.
  • Capacity building of the field staff through technical updates, training opportunities, exchange visits, literature sharing, etc.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Take a lead role in the regular monitoring of the BHA project in South and West Kordofan and provide support supervision as needed.
  • Responsible for collection, collation and dissemination of data from the Concern supported health facilities.
  • Facilitate learning, documentation and sharing of experience/learning of PHC, CMAM, IYCF, FSL  and WASH within the operation areas.
  • Contribute to the development of programme database and maintain statistical database of programme figures for all the program sites.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports highlighting programme achievement, challenges and plans and submit them to the his/her line managers on regular and timely manner.
  • Compile information collected from various programme areas to produce monthly narrative reports.
  • Be responsible for collation and submission of monthly report to UN agencies and line ministry

Management

  • Participate in recruitment for BHA staff in the programme areas.
  • Conduct  performance development reviews (PDR) for staff line managed(if any)
  • Cover the International Health and Nutrition Advisor’s role on his/her absence.
  • Help collate yearly leave plan for health and nutrition staff and arrange coverage where necessary.

Other Duties:

•   Engage in emergency response as and when required by the organisation

•   Support implementation of other activities of the project as soon as the manager and     team identify the gap.

•   Any other tasks assigned by   the Line Manager which are reasonable and important for the project and the organisation

Concern is committed to respond to emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and Sudan Programme is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  1. Education
    • University degree in the field of health sciences or  agriculture with at least three years of professional experience with NGOs is necessary.
  1. Job related Experience required
  • Experience as project manager in  one of the sector health, nutrition, WASH  or FSL
  • Experience in community based health/nutrition programme, FSL and WASH
  • Experience in needs assessments, surveillance, surveys, and information management
  • Experience in training, supervision and management of staff
  • Excellent computer skills especially word, excel, and power point. 
  • Ability to communicate and write reports in English is required.
  • Knowledge and experience of humanitarian work is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of policies and guidelines pertaining to the health and nutrition sectors in Sudan is required. 

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies.

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s

 

Core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

 

To apply : Please submit a cover letter , CV detailing your experience skills and qualifications, your experience and educational certificates, ID, Birth Certificate, National Number, Contact details for two professional references to Sudan Job  Website.

 

 

 

 

 








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