Ukraine: Shelter Project Development ManagerClosing date: 2015-02-08Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: Ukraine Closing date: 08 Feb 2015 In light of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, causing displacement of civilians and increasing pressures on resources and host communities, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme. In the coming months, main focus is for NRC to provide support to mitigate the impact of harsh climatic conditions. For 2015 NRC’s plan is to establish a long term Country Programme, in line with NRC’s mission statement and core competencies development of additional programme. NRC is therefore seeking a Project Development Manager in NRC Ukraine for 2015. The Project Development Manager reports to the Country Director Job description Overall management of Shelter Projects (activities, budget and project documentation) including line-management of shelter Coordinators and senior technical staff Develop and manage funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports Compliance and adherence to core competency tools and handbooks and other NRC policies. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality and synergies of projects Contribute to the development of Country, Area strategy Responsible for development of Shelter strategies and PoA Contribute to identifying funding opportunities, and develop and revise funding proposal, budget and donor reports Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills Explore opportunities for partnership with local organisations and other stakeholders Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy Qualifications Minimum 5 years of international experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context Higher education, preferably within architecture or engineering or related fields of study Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts and knowledge of the context in Ukraine will be an asset Technical shelter expertise. Experience from food security and WASH projects is an advantage. Experience with start-up of shelter or related programmes is an asset Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Extensive leadership skills Fluency in English, both written and verbal and Knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian language will be an advantage Valid driver’s license All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable We offer Commencement: April 2015 or before Contract period: 12 months Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s International general directions Duty station: Severodonetsk, Luhansk Region, Eastern Ukraine with regular traveling to Kiev. Easter Ukraine is not a family duty station Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location How to apply:For more information about NRc and to apply see: www.nrc.no/vacancies or https://www.webcruiter.no/wcmain/advertviewpublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=2478667129&company_id=23109900&Link_source_id=&use_position_site_hea Share
Ukraine: Area Manager - UkraineClosing date: 2015-02-10Organization: Danish Refugee Council Country: Ukraine Closing date: 10 Feb 2015 Pending funding Pending funding, DRC is looking for a highly qualified and capable Area Manager for our activities in the non-government-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, based in Donetsk city, with occasional travel to other DRC offices. Who are we? The Danish Refugee Council/Danish Demining Group (DRC) has operated in Ukraine since June 2007. In January 2013, it closed its office upon completion of its programmes for the protection of asylum seekers and refugees, and for the capacity building of government and civil society. DRC returned to Ukraine with assessment missions starting in April 2014, in order to assist those persons who are internally displaced (IDPs). Today, DRC implements activities in government-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine through a head office in Kyiv and field offices in eastern Ukraine. In view of the dire needs and lack of humanitarian actors in the non-government-controlled areas, DRC/DDG is planning to expand its emergency assistance to life-saving activities in Donetsk Oblast, and open an office in the city of Donetsk. About the role The Area Manager (AM) is responsible for the coordination, management, development and representation of DRC programming in the non-government-controlled territory of the Donetsk Oblast. S/he will oversee administration (HR and finance), logistics (procurement and supply) and program implementation. S/he will ensure that field teams are prepared to respond rapidly to emergencies and ensure the safety and security of DRC staff and assets in her/his area of responsibility. The AM will coordinate with Project Managers to oversee technical departments’ field work, promoting program integration, while acting as a focal point for coordination as the senior representative of DRC in the area. Most projects in Donetsk will be implemented through local partners and while project managers will usually be responsible for the projects, for limited components direct responsibility will fall under the AM. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, flexibility and understanding of complex organisational structures including line and matrix management relationships. The AM reports to the DRC Head of Programme. Key responsibilities include: Duties and Responsibilities Representation • Act as the primary DRC representative in the area and attend all relevant fora/meetings in order to strengthen DRC’s position; • Develop, implement and regularly revise a DRC engagement strategy and acceptance in the area; • Foster relationships with duty bearers and relevant stakeholders in the area. Management • Provide leadership, coordination and integration of DRC activities in the area including, but not limited to, protection, emergency response (shelter material, NFI, food distribution) and livelihoods • Line manage support staff, and matrix manage program staff, based in the Donetsk Office, including recruitment, coaching, capacity building and ensuring interdepartmental co-ordination; • Closely coordinate with the senior management team based in Kiev, Dnipropretrovsk and Mariupol, including the Country Director (CD), Head of Programme (HoP), Protection Manager, Head of Finance & Administration, Safety Advisor, and Area Managers in other regions; • Ensure a rights-based approach to all DRC programming in his/her area of responsibility; • Encourage a positive, innovative and mutually supportive team spirit amongst the Donetsk team. Programme development • Lead the process of adapting DRC strategic documents to the local context and circumstances; • Promote humanitarian principles to increase safe access for DRC in the area; • Develop DRC’s program in the area and provide technical and context-specific input to fundraising efforts, in coordination with the HoP and CD; • Provide regular analysis on the context and humanitarian situation in Donetsk to inform proposal development and safety assessments. Safety and Security • Act as security manager in the area ensuring adherence to security procedures and monitoring developments in the security situation; • Actively support the country safety department to develop and regularly update the local security plan for his/her area of responsibility; • Develop and maintain a security focal persons' network in his/her area of responsibility. Finance and administration • Provide budget monitoring and financial control in compliance with DRC country office requirements and in line with the DRC Operations Handbook; • Ensure procurement systems are followed according to the DRC Operations Handbook. Reporting • Comply with internal reporting requirements and contribute to external reports; • Participate in DRC internal coordination mechanisms, as required. Accountability • Guided by the DRC Programme Handbook, continuously monitor and implement accountability initiatives; • Strengthen efforts to document the impact of DRC activities in the area. To be successful in this role you must have: Required qualifications • University degree in international relations, management, human rights, social science or related field; • Minimum 5 years professional work experience in international humanitarian/development work; • Good understanding of displacement issues of both internally displaced and refugees and related international standards/frameworks; • Demonstrated project, program and human resource management experience, including in working with local partners in need of capacity building • Extensive experience in representation and networking; • Excellent analytical and strategic planning skills; • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff and other stakeholders; • Excellent negotiation, advocacy and communication skills; • Professional fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in Russian is highly recommended • Knowledge of displacement issues and the context in Ukraine is a clear asset; • Willingness and proven ability to live and work in an insecure, isolated, and challenging environment. We offer Pending funding, DRC will offer the successful applicant a 3 month contract, renewable dependent on funding and performance. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position is classified at level A10. How to apply:Interested? Go to www.drc.dk and find Current Vacancies. Find the job on the list and apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. If you have questions, or encounter problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk Applications close date: Tuesday 10 February 2015. If an appropriate candidate is identified, DRC reserves the right to recruit ahead of this deadline. Need further information? For more details on this position please contact Krista Zongolowicz, DRC Country Director in Ukraine, krista.zongolowicz@drc.dk Please note that applications sent directly to DRC staff will not be considered. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.d Share
Ukraine: AN ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR - UKRAINEClosing date: 2015-02-14Organization: Action Contre la Faim Country: Ukraine Closing date: 14 Feb 2015 We are looking for: AN ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR Country:In Ukraine, based in Kiev. Mission opening context. Length of Contract: 2 months, possibly renewable, starting as soon as possible Responsibilities: :As the Administration Coordinator, you will be in charge of (I) ensuring sound and transparent administration of funds by providing accounting and financial management consistent with the ACF financial management framework and local legislation, as well as (II) defining Human Resources policy for the mission and coordinating its implementation and deployment throughout the mission in order to provide optimum support to programs. More precisely, you will be expected to: I. Financial and administrative coordination : Contribute to the definition of mission strategy Ensure high quality accounting for the mission Ensure high quality cash management for the mission Provide financial and budgetary management Prevent and manage fraud and corruption Establish living standards for the mission Manage the Finance team in capital and provide technical support to Finance Managers in the bases II. Human Resources coordination : Contribute to defining mission strategy Supervise the staff administration and payroll Support the recruitment process of national staff Ensure a coherent organization of work and establish a policy of compensation and benefits Implement collective rules and communicate internally Prevent and manage cases of fraud and corruption Ensure the administrative follow-up of expatriates for recruitment and contracts Qualification and previous experience:You hold a post-graduate diploma in Finance and/or Human Resources. You can demonstrate both significant experience in the financial sector and administrative activities, including at least two years for a humanitarian organization. A first experience in a management position is compulsory. You are recognized for your excellent financial and analytical skills and have a first-hand knowledge in HR management. You hold strong knowledge and understanding of donor requirements. Excellent communication skills, high autonomy and organization skills are essential. Fluency in English is mandatory. Fluency in Russian will be a plus Status: Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance 25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year Pre departure training, at the HQ in Paris (1 to 2 weeks) Motivating Job Prospects in the medium and long term How to apply:To apply, please visit : http://www.actioncontrelafaim.org/en/content/administration-coordina Share
Monitoring Officer, UkraineClosing date: 2015-10-20 Share

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