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|[Saved] Liberia: Chief of Party, USDA Food for Education - LiberiaClosing date: 2016-12-09Organization: Save the Children Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Human Resource and Management System AdvisorClosing date: 2016-12-12Organization: IBI International Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Financial Investigation Expert/Trainer (Liberian Expert), Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption Program in Liberia (LPAC)Closing date: 2016-12-14Organization: Management Systems International Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: GEF Project Manager - LiberiaClosing date: 2016-12-14Organization: Conservation International Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: International Consultancy - Comprehensive Market Survey ExerciseClosing date: 2016-12-18Organization: UN Children's Fund Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: NATIONAL DIRECTOR , LIBERIAClosing date: 2016-12-20Organization: SOS Children's Villages International Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning DirectorClosing date: 2016-12-22Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc. Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Country Director, LiberiaClosing date: 2016-12-23Organization: Nascent Solutions Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Supply Chain and Logistics AdvisorClosing date: 2016-12-30Organization: Last Mile Health Share|
|[Saved] Liberia: Chief of Party - Liberia Accountability and Voice InitiativeClosing date: 2016-12-30Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc. Share|
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Liberia: Chief of Party, USDA Food for Education - Liberia
Closing date: 2016-12-09Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 09 Dec 2016
Save the Children is pursuing to lead the critical initiative under USDA for the McGovern Dole Food for Education and Children Nutrition Program in Liberia. The senior leadership position, Chief of Party (COP), will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. S/he will also provide technical assistance on food security, hunger reduction, literacy improvement, primary education and community participation. The COP will be Save the Children s primary point of contact with USDA. S/he will collaborate with the Ministries of Education, Ministry of Health and other critical partners to provide high-level support for effective capacity building at the local level and sustainability of the project interventions. The COP will oversee a team of experts and support staff, prepare reports and annual operating plans, align project initiatives with in-country priorities and ensure the program is compliant with USDA and Save the Children s regulations.
The project must be designed to align closely with the current objectives of the Government of Liberia. Specifically, the government has initiated a new school-feeding policy where partners must adhere to the planning, implementation and management of this National School Feeding Program. There should also be strong linkages to the school garden component in country which encourages the Home-Grown School Feeding Program. At a minimum, this program should collaborate and align with both the Feed the Future and Let Girls Learn initiatives so that activities are complementary and create sustainability.
Please note that the position is contingent upon receipt of the award from the donor.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact
- Ensure achievements of the project objectives, as contained in project proposal and guidance; developing strategic plans, annual and quarterly work plans, and overall management of the grant implementation in line with USDA guidelines;
- Ensure high quality technical leadership and oversight is in place for the program;
- Ensure that program team, and consortium partners are familiar with program design and targets agreed to in the performance framework;
- Lead team in ensuring proper coordination among local government, country-wide initiatives, community partners, NGOs and other key stakeholders;
Ensure that relevant technical materials are made available and that appropriate dissemination takes place;
Ensure good practice by supporting the development of strong M&E mechanisms;
Ensure program monitoring tools and systems are in place to support high quality implementation by partners;
Ensure compliance with USDA regulations, and procedures, including compliance with Save the Children guidelines;
Ensure compliance with all relevant administrative, human resources, procurement and financial policies and procedures of Save the Children and the donor;
Represent Save the Children as the prime with partners and key stakeholders, maintain positive relationships with USDA, Ministry of Education and Health, and the Liberia Country Team;
Establish effective communication and coordination with personnel from the Ministries of Education and Health in order to implement interventions and incorporate country-wide priorities;
Actively participate as a member of the Country Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT), contributing to country strategic plans;
Assist Country Director (CD), Deputy CDs PI and PDQ in identification of needs and opportunities for project activities including facilitating in designing and developing of proposals to explore new opportunities;
Establish, build, and nurture effective teamwork within the FFE team and ensure a cohesive workplace environment for optimum staff retention and motivation;
Supervise team and provide necessary guidance to ensure that program targets are met;
Incorporate SC s vision and values and full adherence to Code of Conduct principles;
Closely monitor security dynamics in the project areas and report to the CD on significant changes in the security context.
Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors
- Master s Degree in Education, Agriculture or related field
- 10 years of management experience in education, social projects or a related field
- Demonstrated expertise in educational methodologies on behavior change
- Experience in the design and development of training plans for institutional personnel
- Skills and hands-on knowledge on advising, mentoring and training program staff
- Previous experience as a Chief of Party for USAID or USDA programs preferred
- Experience working in Liberia, or the region is a plus
- Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in programming
- Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning
- Proven ability in promoting and collaborating closely with country governments, the community and donor counterparts at all levels
- Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team settings
- Excellent oral and written English communication skills is required
- Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse actors and audiences
How to apply:
Qualified candidates should apply directly through our website using the following link: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=45...
Liberia: Human Resource and Management System Advisor
Closing date: 2016-12-12Application : Apply for the job
Organization: IBI International
Closing date: 12 Dec 2016
The USAID Liberia Administration and Systems Strengthening (LASS) project is a 30-month, technical assistance program to improve performance through strengthening administrative ability in Liberia s National Elections Commission (NEC). The main purpose of this program is to work with the NEC to develop key institutional systems, policies, and procedures in areas such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, asset management, strategic planning, and procurement.
This assignment requires the Human Resource and Management System Advisor to work with the USAID-LASS Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager, to build on the gains of LASS previous Management System Advisor and current Human Resource Management Advisor to consolidate NEC organizational systems. This activity is key to USAID-LASS support to NEC, it will help ensure that the programs and systems supported by the project are institutionalized through the organization.
The Human Resource and Management System Advisor will work with the Program Manager addressing the activities:
Ensure finalization, approval and roll out of NEC administrative manual, HR manual, performance management systems and institution wide policies and regulations;
Ensure finalization and roll out of job-descriptions with Key Responsibility Areas (KRA) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and pay grade system with NEC HR Unit;
Oversee and continue to provide training to the HR unit on the use of LASS funded payroll and HR systems software;
Work with the Program Manager to provide technical assistance to NEC Compliance and Risk Management Unit to perform based on the Unit revised TOR.
Support the establishment of document control and management reporting system in NEC in close collaboration with the LASS ICT advisor and other donor partners.
With the support of the Program Manager work directly with the leadership of NEC to ensure reliability, consistency and representativeness of Press Releases and communication.
Training/coaching of NEC staff in HRM policies and developing their capabilities
Other duties as they may arise.
4.Level of Effort and Period of Performance:
The estimated level of effort for this assignment is not to exceed 180 days (excluding travel days) without prior written consent of the IBI Home Office Project Manager.
Successful candidates will meet the following qualifications:
The Management System Advisor will be an experienced management professional with experience in human resource management, administration, management and organizational development.
Bachelor s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Public Administration or similar fields.
At least eight (8) years of work experience in the development and implementation of modern human resource management in the public or private sector, along with the successful delivery of capacity building and performance improvement initiatives.
Proficiency in related IT desk-top solutions and applications
Previous experience working in Liberia preferably.
Excellent command of written and spoken English.
How to apply:
Qualified candidates should kindly send CVs including cover letter to IBI International at LASS-HR@ibi-liberia.comby close of business on December 12, 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. IBI International provides equal employment opportunities for all and so women are encouraged to apply.
Liberia: Financial Investigation Expert/Trainer (Liberian Expert), Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption Program in Liberia (LPAC)
Closing date: 2016-12-14Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Management Systems International
Closing date: 14 Dec 2016
Financial Investigation Expert/Trainer (Liberian Expert),
Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption
Program in Liberia (LPAC)
Company Profile:MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
Project Summary: **The USAID Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year project that consists of two components. The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.
LPAC works closely with the LACC and its Enforcement Division in particular. LPAC concluded the Human Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) and the Information Communication Technology (ICT) assessments of LACC and developed a plan for improving organizational and functional capacity of LACC. LPAC builds the capacity of the LACC investigators and prosecutors through training and hands-on technical support. For example, LPAC advisors have trained investigators and prosecutors of LACC on the basics of corruption investigation and prosecution, information analysis in investigation process, and legal research and writing. LPAC also assists LACC with developing standard operating procedures for the investigation of the complex corruption cases and coordinating with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) charged with prosecuting corruption cases. LPAC also facilitates interagency cooperation by involving investigators and prosecutors of the MoJ and investigators of the Financial Investigating Unit (FIU) and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) in joint training and coordination during investigation.
The capacity assessment of the investigation and prosecution personnel at LACC and other agencies indicated the need for strengthening their financial investigation skills to effectively investigate and prosecute corruption crimes. LACC has to date undertaken basic trainings on integrated financial investigations. Further training is required to build skills to consistently and adequately apply financial investigation tools and to carry out seizure and confiscation of proceeds of crime.
LPAC will contract a team of one expat (Financial Investigation Team Leader) and one local consultant (Liberian Expert) to develop and implement the Financial Investigation training.
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: November 2016 February 2017
LOE:20 work days.
\Please note: Only Liberian citizens are eligible for this position.**
The Liberian Expert will work with the Team Leader and the LPAC Prosecution & Investigation Specialist to build through training the capacity and skills of the investigators and prosecutors on LACC, MoJ, FIU, and LRA in conducting financial investigations. A total of up to 20 expert working days is authorized by this consultancy in November 2016 February 2017.
The training should advance the investigators' skills from the basics of financial investigations to an operational level. It should focus on the practical aspects of conducting a successful complex financial investigation in corruption and money laundering offenses. The training should include methods of obtaining and analyzing bank records, working with foreign legal systems, the use of circumstantial evidence in financial cases, asset recovery mechanisms and methods of proving elements of the crime.
The Liberian Expert will assist the Team Leader with the development and delivering the training program that will use the best mix of interactive sessions and learning techniques including formal lecturing, open group discussions, group work, experiential learning journey through simulated cases, and other learning methodologies.
Through training, participants should:
- Gain new knowledge relating to corruption and financial investigation;
- Learn how to calculate unsupported income and identify and trace assets;
- Understand ways for obtaining information and evidence from foreign jurisdictions;
- Be able to effectively network with expert practitioners investigating financial crimes and other professional working in corruption related fields at a national and international level.
The training must cover, but not limited to, the following topics:
- What is Financial Investigation? - Introduce participants to comprehensive financial investigation process, explain why investigate the financial trails is crucial and the types of crime it can be applied to and the preconditions to apply this investigative method.
- Beginning a Financial InvestigationMaximize the operational identification, retention and confiscation of criminal assets, following a criminal investigation and conviction utilizing all aspects of the procedural law; identify corruption and related organized criminality and its extent, locations of assets, ownership and use of properties, offender's lifestyle, tracking movements.
- Organizing a Financial InvestigationIdentify, organize and establish the fundamentals of a financial investigation optimizing the use of criminal legislation and the efficient use of resources to effectively target offenders and offences, and maximize the opportunities for the recovery of criminal assets.
- Banking and Financial Operations- Familiarize with the Liberia bank system and international systems, practices and legal framework. Enable to track banking transactions, determine funds from unknown sources by using different methods of proof.
- Assist the Team Leader with the development training curricula for 30-hour training over the course of one week.
- Assist the Team Leader with assembling handout materials for the training including training slides, reading materials, exercises, links for on-line resources, etc.
- Together with the Team Leader conduct two training for up to15 participants each in the course of 2 weeks.
- Report on the results of the training and recommendations for further capacity and skill building.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
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Liberia: GEF Project Manager - Liberia
Closing date: 2016-12-14Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Conservation International
Closing date: 14 Dec 2016
Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, Conservation International (CI) empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity. CI s strategy is to serve as a trusted advisor to decision makers at all levels to help societies establish healthy, sustainable economies that secure nature s ability to provide enduring human well-being.
We accomplish this through the four pillars of our work:
- We innovateto identify and implement practical and effective solutions to problems. This innovation takes place throughout the organization and relates to all aspects of CI s work including science, field implementation, policy, markets, partnerships, etc.
- We promote healthy, sustainable economiesto achieve those impacts
- We demonstrate these impacts throughout CI geographies (including Liberia)
- We work through global agents of change, the major partners that help us amplifyand achieve global impact
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Conservation International Liberia is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage a large and multifaceted project funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). S/he will report to the Senior Program Manager and be responsible for guiding implementation of project activities in Montserrado, Cape Mount, Marshall and Grand Bassa counties, ensuring that activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. This will include engaging and building the capacity of local partner organisations to provide conservation incentives and supporting land use planning processes in local communities. The project manager will measure performance using appropriate monitoring and evaluation processes and manage relationships with a range of different stakeholders. At the request of the Senior Program Manager s/he will represent CI in several critical partnerships both in Monrovia and in the field. We are looking for an individual with proven experience in managing large, complex projects and who is quick to adapt and learn.
- Develop project work plans and metrics.
- Oversee and implement project activities and manage local implementing partners.
- Monitor, measure, and provide periodic progress and metric reports.
- Ensure compliance with CI policies, funding agreements and local requirements.
- Identify capacity building needs and support efforts to address capacity gaps.
- Promote information sharing. Build stakeholder understanding and support for mangrove conservation by developing fact sheets, statistics, and related communication materials. Hold conferences and other events to share best practices and lessons learned.
- Effectively engage stakeholders including donors, government and NGOs, technical colleagues and other partners important to program success.
- Represent the organization externally and serve as a trusted point of contact for CI.
- Identify opportunities for program growth and development in coastal/ marine areas of Liberia
- Support program financial sustainability by identifying funding opportunities. Partner with CI and HQ staff on funding proposals and contribute to regional/global fundraising efforts.
- Support the Senior Program Manager and the rest of the program team as required
- Frequent travel within Liberia 40% or more as needed.
- Ability to work in remote locations or under difficult working conditions
- Bachelor s Degree and 4- 6 years or more related work experience.
- Program or project management experience, preferably in the conservation, NGO, advocacy or related for-profit arena.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques
- Strong technical and analytical skills.
- Strong organization and time management skills.
- Up to 2 years experience supervising others including multi-disciplinary teams.
- Team player and able to work effectively with diverse works groups in a multicultural environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Success in influencing and partnering with key stakeholders and raise funds.
- Proven ability to multitask and meet priorities. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and under minimal supervision.
- Fluency in English required.
- Experience in FPIC processes and a Rights Based Approach
- Experience in land use planning processes
- Experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes
- Proven ability to deliver capacity building and on the job training to staff and partners
How to apply:
This position is only open to Liberian Nationals
To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references to: Human Resources, Conservation International-Liberia, Johnson Compound, Congo Town opposite Total Gas station or email to: email@example.comDeadline for submission of application: December 14th, 2016
Liberia: International Consultancy - Comprehensive Market Survey Exercise
Closing date: 2016-12-18Application : Apply for the job
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 18 Dec 2016
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Assignment
The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF through its support to the government of Liberia to meet the needs of children and their mothers procures multiple goods and services on need basis. Some of these supplies/services are procured from local vendors, manufacturers and firms. UNICEF keeps a database of these local vendors that can be consulted at any time a tendering process is undertaken. Based on market evolutions, renewed market assessment is normally undertaken in order to maintain an up-to-date supplier database. In this regard, UNICEF Liberia office seeks an individual consultant to carry out a local market survey to identify suppliers of goods and services from whom UNICEF will obtain bids through a competitive process in future procurements. Amongst the categories of supplies and services generally required are:
- Printing materials
- Photography services
- Construction Services
- Construction materials and hardware
- IT/Office supplies and equipment
- School, sport and play supplies and equipment
- Various new/used Clothes and clothing materials
- Power Generating Equipment
- Generator maintenance and servicing
- Vehicle spare parts
- Vehicle maintenance and servicing garages
- Communication equipment
- Office and household Furniture
- Office stationery and supplies
- Transport equipment (vehicles and motorcycles)
- Plastic material, handwashing and bathing soap, sanitizers, Water and Sanitation Supplies
- Relief Supplies e.g. buckets, blankets, plastic sheeting etc.
- Photocopy and lamination services
- Air conditioners and photocopiers
- Maintenance services for air conditioners and copiers
- Carpentry and metal works
- Catering services
- Civil Engineering works
- Computer training
- Professional/Technical consultancy services
- Third party cash/money transfer services
- Computers and training services
- Courier services (local and International)
- Fire extinguisher services
- Insurance brokerage
- School supplies, learning and teaching materials
- Vehicle rental services (trucks and light vehicles)
- Cleaning and janitorial services
- Fumigation services
- Security guards services
- Water tinkering services
- Customs clearing and cargo forwarding services
-Translation services (voice and data)
- Audio visual equipment
In addition, the survey is expected to identify and pre-qualify service providers for:
The exact list of the activities will be finalized prior to the start of the assignment.
The outcome of the assessment shall be complied into a database, based on the categories of the goods and services.
Under the direct supervision of the CO Liberia Supply and Logistics Manager, the Consultant shall carry out the following assignments:
The following will be required from the consultant upon the completion of this assignment:
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
An advanced university degree (Master's) in Business Administration, International Trade, Management, Economics, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Supply Chain Management, Supply, Procurement, Purchasing, Contract/commercial Law or a directly related field(s) is required. *A valid professional certification (CSCP; CSCM; CPSM; SCMP; etc.) from an accredited supply management institution, in conjunction with a relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor's), may be taken in lieu of an advanced university degree given the sufficient years of experience required are met.
Years of relevant experience
A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply, procurement, purchasing, contracting, administration and/or other related technical fields is required.
Fluency in English (written & verbal) is required.
To view our competency framework, please click here.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501611
Liberia: NATIONAL DIRECTOR , LIBERIA
Closing date: 2016-12-20Application : Apply for the job
Organization: SOS Children's Villages International
Closing date: 20 Dec 2016
SOS Children s Villages International is a Global Organisation established in 1949 that works to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children. SOS Children s Villages International works through member associations in over 133 countries worldwide.
SOS Children s Villages Liberia started its first activities in 1978. It provides loving homes to children and young people, day-care, education, vocational training, medical services and support local families in two different locations of the country.
The National Director (ND) is under the direct supervision of the Children s Villages International Representative (CVI Rep.) He or she represents SOS Children s Villages Liberia. He or she leads, manages and develops the National team as the chief executive officer. He or she cultivates good working relationships with partners, donors, government, stakeholders and beneficiaries. He or she provide strategic direction and leadership, promote innovation and learning. The National Director ensures financial health and fulfillment of the organization s purpose, goals and values and collaborates collegially with the National team to foster cohesion among staff, the country and regional leadership
QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Must Criteria)
- Advance degree in business administration, education, a relevant social science discipline or similar
- Minimum 8 years (preferably 10 years) leadership experience at a senior management/ executive level in a larger or complex organisation, preferentially within the NGO or public sector
- Prior experience in one or more of the following functional areas: human resource management, finance, marketing, social services provision, education management, community development
- Strategic orientation and entrepreneurial attitude: able to think globally, shows high-level analytical & conceptual abilities, able to identify opportunities for growth and develop organisational strategies
- Leadership: able to build effective teams, motivate high performance, and generate commitment to organisational goals
- English language fluency in addition to the national language
- Hands-on computer software skills (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
- Readiness to travel nationally and internationally as required
COMPETENCIES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
- Understanding the organisation: able to clearly communicate SOS Children s Villages Who We Are (Vision, Mission & Values), policies and strategies in all areas.
- Child rights & child development: Working knowledge in the area of child rights, child protection, child development and family & community development.
- Integrity: able to state views openly and act in line with beliefs, maintain the organisation s values, maintain deadlines, commitments and ethical standards, ability to gain the trust/ respect of co-workers.
- Collaboration: driven to work with others, able to build partnerships and networks internally and externally.
- People development: driven to improve others; track-record in coaching & mentoring staff, delegation skills, giving/ receiving feedback and identifying development opportunities of co-workers.
- Communication: high-level written and verbal communication/ presentation skills; ability to communicate effectively with partners and staff at all levels; ability to represent the organisation externally.
- Intercultural, gender and diversity sensitivity: able to bridge different national or organisational cultures and to work effectively in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity.
- Functional skills: financial management (overview); HR management (working knowledge); project cycle management - planning, implementing, monitoring & evaluating (high level); change management (high level).
- Experience/knowledge in Fundraising and marketing and in applying for public funds (grants & governmental subsidies)
1 March 2017 or before
How to apply:
If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application (resume and cover letter) by December 20th latest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate **National Director, Liberia** in the subject line
Liberia: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director
Closing date: 2016-12-22Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Closing date: 22 Dec 2016
The Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI) is a five-year, USAID-funded project to strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to advocate for and monitor policy and accountability reforms. It aims to increase the influence of citizens and media in the governance of public goods and services, as well as to create more effective, accountable, and inclusive governance in Liberia.
The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (ME&L) Director reports directly to the Chief of Party and manages all monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities, as well as supervising the ME&L team.
o Monitoring and Evaluation
o Manage all aspects of the project's monitoring and evaluation system
o Develop project's performance management plan (PMP), including indicators, data collection methodology, and analysis and reporting tools, in line with LAVI contract and USAID M&E requirements
o Recommend periodic revisions to the PMP and work plan to ensure that the M&E procedures are responsive to the changing project
o Oversee continuous data collection and analysis in line with the PMP
o Lead periodic data quality assessments, ensuring compliance with PMP requirements, adequate documentation of all ME&L data, and remediation of any deficiencies
o Implement systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data
o Ensure compliance with USAID/Liberia monitoring and evaluation requirements, including the indicator reporting system
o Contribute to risk analysis, project reviews, and analysis of programming assumptions
o Learning and Collaboration with Partners:
o Develop a system to capture knowledge and lessons learned, disseminate lessons within the project and among project partners, and build lessons learned into project activities
o Provide technical assistance to local partners and USAID/Liberia on strategies for information sharing, knowledge management and learning
o Provide support to local partners to develop and test theories of change, and support forums for information sharing and learning
Reporting and Communications:
o Oversee monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reporting against PMP indicators, including collection and analysis of data from partners
o Compile and edit monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports
o Oversee project communications strategy, including qualitative and quantitative content and analysis, and communication quality assurance
o Contribute data, analysis, and written material to communications products
Provide technical assistance and training to partners and LAVI staff on ME&L, knowledge management, and communications
Liaise with USAID/Liberia in ME&L design and reporting
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Reporting and Supervision:
Reports to the Chief of Party
Supervises the ME&L Specialist and Communications and Outreach Specialist
o An advanced degree (masters or higher) in any of the following or related fields: social science, management, international development, or monitoring and evaluation.
o At least ten years professional experience, with five years in a developing country preferred; Sub-Saharan African experience preferred.
o Prior experience in the monitoring and evaluation of policy reform or in capacity development, with demonstrated capabilities in methodologies appropriate to complex change processes and capacity development.
o Demonstrated experience with data quality assessments and data audits
o Experience conducting knowledge management and dissemination activities on similar programs, preferably USAID-funded
o Experience training local partners and staff in ME&L initiatives
o Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.
How to apply:
Please apply directly to https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2887
Liberia: Country Director, Liberia
Closing date: 2016-12-23Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Nascent Solutions
Closing date: 23 Dec 2016
Nascent Solutionsis an international development organization dedicated to strengthening the capacity of the vulnerable in rural Africa to achieve self-sufficiency. We work closely with stakeholders, partners, and target communities to develop interventions geared towards translating their knowledge and resources into simple but durable solutions. Our focus areas are education, food security and nutrition, public health, and the protection of the rights of the women and children.
Nascent Solutions is recruiting for a Country Director position to lead an upcoming McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition program in Liberia funded by the USDA. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Monrovia-based Country Director is responsible for defining the country team s overall strategy and direction, managing and developing relationships with the government and other partners, developing clear operational plans for execution, and continually identifying opportunities for Nascent to maximize impact. S/he will lead Nascent s team to collaborate closely with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Education and other key stakeholders to support McGovern Dole objectives in Liberia including support for the Government of Liberia new school feeding policy, education objectives, and collaboration with USAID s Let Girls Learn Initiative and Feed the Future.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provide programmatic and/or technical leadership in the achievement of project objectives, development of strategic plans, annual workplans, and overall management of grant implementation according to USDA guidelines
- Ensure the quality and sustainability of program approaches; work with program staff and partners
- Lead team in ensuring proper coordination among local government, country-wide initiatives, community partners, NGOs and other key stakeholders.
- Develop and maintain outstanding working relationships with potential donors, MOH, MOE and international implementing partners
- Represent Nascent in-country and present progress, achievements and lessons learned to donors and key stakeholders
- Ensure compliance with all relevant administrative, human resources, procurement and financial policies and procedures of Nascent Solutions.
- Work with M&E staff to ensure M&E frameworks are developed and data/results are effectively tracked
- Engage regularly and early with Executive Director and Director of Education and Literacy on issues that could positively or negatively impact country operations.
- Ensure preparation and timely submission of all programmatic and financial reports to HQ management team
- Oversee finance and project staff to ensure realistic budgets are developed and expenditures tracked
- Mentor, support, and supervise and management a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure, rapid, sustainable results.
- Ensure compliance with country laws
- Advanced Degree in Education, Agriculture or related field
- Previous experience as a Chief of Party/Country Director for USAID or USDA programs preferred
- Excellent oral and written English communication skills required.
- Experience building and cultivating relationships with government officials and multilateral organizations
- Experience working in Liberia a plus
- Proven leadership skill and expertise in strategic program planning, implementation and management
- Ability to build capacity and collaboration between governmental and non-governmental partners and other project implementers
- Understanding of USG donor regulations and compliance, reporting requirements
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills
How to apply:
Pleasenote that position is contingent upon award from the donor.
Liberia: Supply Chain and Logistics Advisor
Closing date: 2016-12-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Last Mile Health
Closing date: 30 Dec 2016
ABOUT LAST MILE HEALTH
Founded by the survivors of Liberia s civil war, Last Mile Health (LMH) saves lives in the world s most remote communities. The organization specializes in the development and management of professionalized Community Health Workers who bridge the gap between the health system and remote communities, bringing critical services to the doorsteps of people living in the last mile. LMH s programs are implemented hand-in-hand with community members, local government officials, national policy makers, and global partners to ensure sustainable impact.
Last Mile Health is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with offices in Liberia, Boston and New York. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Supply Chain and Logistics Advisor will work closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to design and oversee the implementation of scalable Supply Chain and Logistics solutions necessary to support Liberia s national Community Health Assistant (CHA) program. The Advisor will provide Supply Chain and Logistics technical assistance and capacity building support for senior staff at the MOH Supply Chain Management Unit (SCMU) and the National Drug Service (NDS) to identify and to address supply chain bottlenecks at all levels of the health system, with an emphasis on factors impacting availability of drugs and supplies for the CHA program. The Advisor will work with MOH officials and their partners to plan for the inclusion of commodities, supplies, and equipment needs of the national CHA program in national quantifications, forecasts, procurement, and distribution plans. With technical input from across LMH, the Advisor will help ensure that optimal commodities, supplies, and equipment are procured, used and standardized (through training materials and standard operating procedures) across counties and implementing partners involved in implementing the national CHA program. The Advisor will also lead the design and execution of a phased strategy to transition LMH s supply chain over to the MOH, identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for operational research and advocacy for streamlining of the MOH supply chain system where appropriate.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provide technical assistance to the MOH SCMU/NDS relating to Supply Chain and Logistics management for the CHA program.
- Provide technical support to community health implementing partners to achieve compliance with national community health supply chain protocols.
- Support MOH SCMU/NDS to develop standardized commodity lists, national commodity forecasting analyses, projections, and supply chain standard operating procedures with particular emphasis on the community-based supply needs.
- Assess needs and propose recommendations for national, county, facility, and community-level supply chain management, fleet management, and transportation logistics in standardized implementation guides for the national CHA program.
- Identify key supply chain bottlenecks and propose solutions that would help to ensure the timely and sufficient availability of commodities at the community level.
- Collaborate with LMH technical teams to help the MOH and Pharmacy Board ensure that commodities planned for procurement for the national CHA program meet necessary international approvals and pre-qualifications.
- In collaboration with MOH and LMH technical teams, identify (via mapping exercise) and engage implementing partners who could provide comprehensive, long-term community health supply chain solutions to the MOH.
- Lead the design and execution of a phased strategy to transition LMH s supply chain over to the MOH, identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for operational research and advocacy for streamlining of the MOH supply chain system where appropriate.
- Support the development and revision of logistic and supply chain training material.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- Graduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field.
- Minimum 5 years experience in logistics and supply chain management.
- Experience working in supply chain challenges and producing forecasting analyses.
- Experience establishing new national-level programs, protocols, or procedures
- Experience working with governments in resource-limited settings preferred.
- Experience managing policy and/or government compliance
- Strong project management skills and the ability to meet tight timeline requirements
- Ability to relate to, and motivate, people at all levels of government and implementing partners
- Highly developed influencing and persuading skills
Reports directly to: Director, National Community Health Systems (NCHS)
Compensation:Salary commensurate with experience
How to apply:
Instructions to apply:Please submit your resume and cover letter on our online application platform at www.lastmilehealth.org/careers
Liberia: Chief of Party - Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative
Closing date: 2016-12-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
Closing date: 30 Dec 2016
The Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI) Project is a five-year, USAID-funded project to strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to advocate for and monitor policy and accountability reforms. It aims to increase the influence of citizens and media in the governance of public goods and services, as well as to create more effective, accountable, and inclusive governance in Liberia.
The COP will be responsible for the technical leadership and in-country management of the project. S/he will oversee the long-term staff and short-term experts in achieving project results. S/he will undertake regular assessments of the broader political environment within which the project operates to ensure flexibility and rapid reprioritization of activities when necessary.
Objectives and Duties
The Chief of Party will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Serve as principal liaison with USAID, GOL counterparts and community stakeholders on program communications and technical implementation activities;
- Provide technical and intellectual direction and leadership;
- Manage, lead, and oversee all expatriate, Liberian consultants, and subcontractors in achieving project results;
- Oversee all financial and administrative matters;
- Develop work plans for project activities;
- Oversee the participatory planning process to produce a strategic plan for project deliverables;
- Provide technical support in all program areas to team as needed;
- Provide timely and accurate reporting to USAID on all program areas;
- Present findings in both written and oral presentations as required; and
- Coordinate program activities with other donors.
- An advanced degree (masters or higher) in any of the following or related fields: social sciences, international development, or management.
- At least at least 10 years professional experience in development at a senior program management level, including direct supervision of professional and support staff.
- At least 5 years in-country development work experience preferred.
- Previous work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, is preferred.
- Demonstrated experience in working effectively with local civil society organizations, and capabilities in public sector reform and convening multi-stakeholder processes.
- Proven leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of similar-sized donor-supported programs.
- Skills in high level strategic visioning and leadership, preferably with experience in managing complex activities involving coordination with multiple partner institutions.
- Strong communication skills, including interpersonal and in written and oral English.
How to apply:
Please apply directly at https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2894