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Project Manager - IAPF
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 based on experience
 Supervisor: Area Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Geneina
 Duration: Up to 31 December 2022
 Closing Date: 25 May 2022

 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Programme Implementation:

  • Directly responsible for planning, implementation and reporting of all components of the project based on the approved proposal package.
  • Ensure that project Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) is prepared, constantly tracked, implemented, updated and shared with project staff and Area Coordinator and relevant finance and system officers.
  • Ensure that communities and stakeholders are effectively mobilised, provided with project information and participate in project orientation, so they understand the purpose of the project with strong peacebuilding and conflict mitigation elements.
  • Hold monthly review meetings with the project team to review progress and challenges and develop plans and strategies for the next month with a strong focus on peacebuilding and conflict mitigation elements for each activity to reach the project objectives
  • Supervise the day-to-day operation of the project in the project areas: follow up weekly activity plans, procurement, recruitment, administrative tasks, expenses, with relevant project team members and other support officers/managers.
  • Ensure that the project staff have daily, weekly and monthly plan and that they are implemented for each activity.
  • Oversee the implementation of the project activities as per the technical standards and best practices in Livelihoods, Health & Nutrition, WASH, DRR, Gender and Advocacy.
  • Work closely with the relevant government departments for their full participation in the project activities and create strong linkage between the community, Concern and the locality/state level actors
  • Engage with community leaders, key informants and change agents through meetings, dialogues to promote peaceful coexistence in community/locality and state level.
  • Document success stories of the project with the support of the project team
  • Support the team in community mobilization, organizing peace trainings, technical workshops, exchange visits, meetings to negotiate over disputes, exposure visits with change Agents, community leaders, community members, and relevant authorities at locality and state level.
  • Fully implement the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) system as per Concern’s guidelines with the technical support of the MEAL Team and the MEAL officer.
  • Liaise with MEAL Team in periodic data collection tools, technical inputs and guidance to ensure project is on track to meet required logframe indicators.
  • Supervise the work of the National Partner (SAWA Sudan) to ensure that activities assigned to them are implemented as per the partnership agreement, including tracking indicator performance, budget and delivery of services in the communities.
  • Receive partners reports, review, provide feedback and share the final report with the Area Coordinator and the Grant Manager.
  • Draft project reports as required using standard reporting templates (Concern and donor), including partner’s activities and work closely with the Grant Manager to meet standard requirement for report submission.

 

Capacity Building:

  • Organize induction/training workshops with the project team, and national partner and develop a common understanding of the project.
  • Provide technical in-house training and orientation e.g. peacebuilding and conflict mitigation skill set to staff and partners to ensure that they have adequate capacity to implement the project, and they understand the key indicators and project concept they need to deliver.
  • Provide technical support, coaching and mentoring project team and partner during the entire project implementation period e.g. collecting information on conflict cases, presenting stories of success from the field, negotiation skills with leaders etc.

 

Representation:

  • Take part in relevant forums/clusters meetings at state level and also initiate the establishment of working groups where it is needed.
  • Participate in joint monitoring missions in related project activities
  • May represent Concern in other coordination forum as delegated by the Area Coordinator.
  • Coordinate and communicate with all senior management in West Darfur about the progress of the project during the monthly coordination meetings and raise concerns, challenges beyond his/her level of approval for support and solution.

 

Others:

  • Be aware of, understand and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures (Code of Conduct and Associated policies, finance, logistics, HR, security management etc.).
  • Contribute to ongoing security management and planning as necessary.
  • Actively participate in any emergency response if called upon to do so (within the existing programme area or in a new one).
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Area Coordinator.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Essential

  • 5 years of experience as Project Manager of implementing multisector programing.
  • Technical expertise in designing and implementing WASH or Health & Nutrition or Food security sector programs
  • Work experience in project designing.
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality technical inputs for proposals.
  • Good knowledge of M&E Tools, Grants Reporting and Proposal Development
  • A relevant academic qualification - University degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a team member, in an effective timely and flexible way, under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proven record of self-sufficient and rigorous capacity and excellent multi-tasks and priority planning
  • Experience and knowledge of UN, US and EU donors
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Experience in working with partners and supporting their capacity development

Desirable

  • Experience in using Digital Data Gathering tools;
  • Familiarity with any international project/donor requirements
  • Experience in applying different humanitarian standards, e.g. Committee functions, Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), and peacebuilding strategies, approaches and practices
  • Knowledge of and experience in working in Darfur region.

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.


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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