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|[Saved] Guinea: Country directorClosing date: 2017-03-29Organization: Chemonics Share|
|[Saved] Guinea: Recovery Delegate for Danish Red Cross in Guinea (readvertised)Closing date: 2017-04-09Organization: Danish Red Cross Share|
|[Saved] Guinea: M&E CoordinatorClosing date: 2017-04-30Organization: International Medical Corps Share|
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Guinea: Country director
Closing date: 2017-03-29Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 29 Mar 2017
Chemonics seeks a country director for the Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Guinea. GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries' management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. The Guinea office will support the President's Malaria Initiative and the Population and Reproductive Health goals to provide commodities, supply chain technical assistance, and waste management assistance. The country director will provide overall strategic direction and leadership, and report directly to the Washington, D.C.-based managing director overseeing Guinea. This is a long-term position based in Conakry. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of others around the world.
- Manage the development of technical strategies and work plans
- Monitor programmatic, financial, and administrative performance
- Supervise the administration of standard operations and financial procedures
- Manage short- and long-term technical specialists
- Maintain effective communication with USAID, Chemonics' home office, public and private sector groups, and other donors and cooperating agencies
- Maintain positive working relationships with clients and partners, including USAID, the Guinea Ministry of Health, and local governments and entities
- Develop and implement annual work plans and budgets that reflect USAID, Guinea Ministry of Health, and other stakeholder priorities
- Ensure the use of appropriate management methodologies to plan, organize, and control resources to achieve project goals
- Identify capacity gaps and oversee appropriate training for field staff
- Manage senior-level technical, operations, and monitoring and evaluation staff
- Develop and implement the project's performance monitoring plan, including commodity security and logistics management indicators and project-wide performance measures
- Oversee regular data collection and reporting and lead quarterly performance reviews to identify issues and drive evidence-based interventions
- Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies for procurement and logistics services; assess risks on a quarterly basis and implement risk mitigation strategies
- Ensure compliance with procurement standard operations procedures, including supplier order fulfillment, order tracker, customs clearance/freight forwarding, storage and distribution, and use of logistics management information systems
- Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to build the capacity and capability of national systems
- Report project results to USAID, the Ministry of Health, other funders, and Chemonics' home office; ensure timely submission of deliverables
- Oversee the operation of the project office in adherence with policies and procedures established by Chemonics' management, including human resource management, procurement, finance, and administration
- Oversee finances and cash flow and ensure adequate availability of project funds to complete required project work, working with the project management team and the director of finance and operations
- Participate in the recruitment of staff for the in-country field office in consultation with the home office
- Lead, mentor, and motivate the in-country team
- Represent the project in meetings and gatherings in-country
- Coordinate and collaborate with any other Chemonics activities operating in Guinea
- Advanced degree in medicine, public health, supply chain, management, or a related field required and seven years of experience; or bachelor's degree and 12 years of experience
- Minimum 10 years of experience in public health program management, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, or supply chain management systems
- Minimum five years of experience leading development projects overseas; experience working with U.S. government preferred
- Demonstrated ability to manage and implement complex public health projects funded by USAID, CDC, international, or nongovernmental organizations in a developing country context
- Skilled in leading and managing high-performing teams
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with host-country officials, donors, and other key stakeholders
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Fluent English and French both in writing and oral communications
How to apply:
Please submit an electronic version of your CV, cover letter, and any supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org March 29, 2017. Please include "GHSC-PSM Guinea Country Director" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Guinea: Recovery Delegate for Danish Red Cross in Guinea (readvertised)
Closing date: 2017-04-09Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Danish Red Cross
Closing date: 09 Apr 2017
Recovery Delegate in Kankan, Guinea
Danish Red Cross (DRC) has been working in close partnership with Guinea Red Cross (GRC) since 2008. Several projects within especially maternal and reproductive health including WASH have been supported in Moyenne Guin e and since 2016 DRC supports GRC in consortium with British and Swiss Red Cross.
DRC is now looking for a programme delegate for a post Ebola recovery project in Guinea. The project will be funded by the American Red Cross with focus on Ebola recovery activities in Haute Guin e. All partner support is provided in line with Guinea Red Cross strategy, focusing on reinforced development of the Guinean civil society. Government partners, Movement partners IFRC, ICRC, Red Cross Societies as well as non-Movement partners are part of the joint coordination of Guinea Red Cross activities.
The project will provide support in overall management while focusing on the development of an epidemic surveillance capacity and general resilience of the population towards an environmentally and socio-economically difficult situation. The project will contribute to the Consortium s capacity also to work regionally within surveillance and resilience linking up to projects in neighboring countries. It is also expected that a pilot surveillance modality developed with IFRC and the Guinean Ministry of Health could be implemented by the project in connection with Movement partners.
- Provide technical support to GRC in Community Based Surveillance (CBS), data collection, project management and other activities like hygiene, psychosocial support for volunteers(PSS) and beneficiaries as well as ensure progress on programme implementation in Haute Guinea
- Undertake frequent field monitoring visits and identify needs for monitoring.
- Provide inputs to and coordinate the development of programme documents as well as quarterly narrative and financial project reports before submitting to the regional office.
- Responsible for the timely submission of the annual reports for the projects according to donor formats (Progress reports, Annual Thematic reports).
- Develop new programme ideas and concepts and explore local fundraising possibilities and initiate relevant funding applications together with GRC and Country Coordinator (CC) in agreement with Head of Region (HoR)
- Budget monitoring, review and approval of project expenses and coordinate and contribute to the preparation of financial audits of the project
Assume interim of the Country Coordinator during her absence
Contribute to build the capacity of GRC staff in strategic approaches in thematic areas (CBS, Hygiene, PSS) and in overall programme management and Project/Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting (PMER)
Support the immediate DRC response in case of a disaster
Participate in the recruitment of any local consultant for the project in collaboration with the CC and GRC
The ideal candidate holds a Master's Degree in fields related to Epidemic Surveillance (health), Development Studies, Social Science, Project Management, Disaster Management, Environmental studies.
- 3 years of relevant international experience in at least one of the following technical areas CBS, WASH, PSS, OD or PMER
- Field experience in project management, coordination, training, formulation, design and planning of development projects.
- Experience working for a humanitarian aid organization
- Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement experience is an advantage.
- Experience in capacity building of local partners preferred.
- Used to working within a partnership set up where decisions need consensus.
- Experience in the Sahel/West Africa context is an advantage
- Strong technical knowledge within one, two or several areas within CBS, WASH, PSS, PMER, DM, Livelihood or Volunteer Management
- Good understanding of organizational development, particularly in the context of Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies and branches, would be an advantage.
- Knowledge on certain areas within epidemiological surveillance, health, Psychosocial support, livelihood or resilience initiatives
- Knowledge in project cycle and financial management.
- Good communications skills, networking and facilitation skills
- Very good planning/analytical skills
- Must be able to work independently and in a small team.
- Capacity to live and work at field level also in remote areas for longer periods.
- Confidence in situations of stress, and able to handle a heavy but varied workload.
- Good cultural understanding and the ability to build trust and cope with challenging cultural working environment.
- Strong interpersonal and coordination skills.
- Excellent verbal and written skills in French and English are a must.
- Full proficiency in Microsoft Office package
- Valid international driving license.
The delegate will report to DRC Country Coordinator and provide updates to the Head of Region in Dakar, Senegal.
The duty station is Kankan with monthly visits to Conakry. The starting date of the assignment is as soon as possible and before 1stJune 2017.The position is a non-family position. The length of the contract will be two years. The contract will be administered in accordance with the Danish Red Cross Terms and Conditionsfor Delegates. The monthly salary including allowances and pension according to DRC rules within the range of 40.333 DKK to 42.028 DKK depending on experience and qualifications.
Please refer to the Job descriptionand for further details you may contact Head of Region, Frode Kirk on tel. +221 77 639 87 25, mail: email@example.com Desk officer Elise Bjerkrheim, tel. +45 35 25 93 43, mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
How to apply:
Click on Job Application below, send your written motivation letter in English and upload your CV, after creating a profile. Deadline for applications is 9t**h April, 2017**. Interviews are expected shortly after. Start date as soon as possible and no later than 1stJune 2017. Applicants who are not proficient in French will not be considered for the position.
PS: Candidates who have applied for the position earlier do not need to reapply.
Guinea: M&E Coordinator
Closing date: 2017-04-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017
International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering worldwide through humanitarian aid and development programs as well as health care trainings. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary; nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with flexibility for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance. International Medical Corps is currently responding to the post Ebola emergency in Guinea.
International Medical Corps Guinea current programs include:
Community based surveillance and Specimen transport in support of the global health security agenda funded by CDC
Emergency preparedness and response through the support to the implementation of the integrated disease surveillance and response funded by OFDA/USAID
The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will provide leadership, in collaboration with sector coordinators, program managers and the Programs Coordinator, in all aspects of monitoring, evaluation and information management. S/he will contribute to program design and planning to ensure adherence to International Medical Corps standards, including the use of standardized indicators and documentation methodologies. Throughout the life of the program, s/he will be responsible for cross-cutting programmatic information management within the framework of the program, monitoring and evaluation, ensuring that information collected is reflected upon, used for continuous improvement of ongoing programs, and is incorporated into consistently high quality reports. The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will collaborate with Program Coordinators and Managers to ensure that grant procedures, performance monitoring and results reporting are effectively implemented. The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will travel frequently to the field for implementation of M&E activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary function of the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator is to support the nationalization of M&E roles and capacity building in the Guinea mission. Capacity building activities include:
Design and implement assessments and monitoring and evaluation plans to ensure donor requirements are met and International Medical Corps standards upheld.
Develop and maintain a unique database for the country mission
Collaborate with HQ to finalize the development of DHIS2 and integrate the unique database into DHIS2
Compliance & Ethics:Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Ensure the nationalization of the position of the M&E coordinator through support and training to the M&E assistant.
Regularly update monitoring systems to ensure they meet donor requirements and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement.
Review monitoring tools and program design documentation to ensure that feedback from relevant parties is incorporated into design, monitoring and evaluation processes.
Strengthen staff capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation tools through comprehensive staff training and coaching.
Daily management of the DHIS2 system and analysis of results for monthly reports.
Ensure that the program gathers, maintains and reports upon quality and verifiable data using valid and appropriate qualitative and quantitative tools.
Collect success stories to highlight outstanding achievements of the program.
Establish and manage a database to track progress towards meeting project goals and objectives.
Address gaps in monitoring, evaluation and information management that affect program implementation.
Collect periodic feedback from beneficiaries through interviews, beneficiary satisfaction survey, post-distribution monitoring
Train the program staffs on results-based management
Ability to speak French is essential
Accountability to Beneficiaries
International Medical Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
How to apply:
To make an application, please follow the below link and follow the instructions: