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|[Saved] Ukraine: Emergency Program Manager: ShelterClosing date: 2015-07-31Organization: People in Need Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Field Programme Manager, UkraineClosing date: 2015-08-02Organization: HelpAge International Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: A COUNTRY DIRECTOR - UKRAINEClosing date: 2015-08-06Organization: Action Contre la Faim Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Head of DDG Programme / portfolio in UkraineClosing date: 2015-08-09Organization: Danish Demining Group Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Education Cluster Coordinator, Donetsk/NGCA UkraineClosing date: 2015-08-14Organization: Save the Children Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Food Security and Livelihoods Programme Managers, 2 postsClosing date: 2015-08-20Organization: Save the Children Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Operations Manager UkraineClosing date: 2015-08-28Organization: Save the Children Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: 15-708: Mental Health Technical AdvisorClosing date: 2015-08-28Organization: International Medical Corps Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: Technical Advisor – Pharmacovigilance and Rational Medicines UseClosing date: 2015-08-31Organization: Management Sciences for Health Share|
|[Saved] Ukraine: An Administrative and Financial Coordinator in UkraineClosing date: 2015-08-31Organization: Première Urgence - Aide Médicale Internationale Share|
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Ukraine: Emergency Program Manager: Shelter
Closing date: 2015-07-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: People in Need
Closing date: 31 Jul 2015
People in Need (PIN) is the Czech Republic based NGO working in relief and development sectors. See more at www.peopleinneed.cz/en. In early August 2014 PIN opened humanitarian response in Eastern Ukraine and the program is rapidly expanding. Focus is given on the assistance to the IDPs, returnees and population living in the contested areas in the sectors of food security, shelter, WASH, protection and health. Total volume of the programs is over 13 million USD funded among others by OFDA, ECHO, UNHCR, WFP and private donors. PIN is currently looking for an experienced coordinator for the shelter rehabillitation project and related activities.
Start-up date: asap
Duration: 6-12 months with the possibility of extension
Location: Eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, based in head office in Slavjansk
- To coordinate program implementation activities in the field (full project cycle management)
- To manage the project team and to coordinate with partners
- To design the most appropriate form and methodology of the response
- To liaison with the authorities, local partners and donors
- To continue assessments on the affected population
- To support fundraising activities including preparation of concepts and project proposals
- Experience within the region and understanding of local dynamics welcome
- Experience in the humanitarian response, with focus on food and/or livelihood programming
- Experience with ECHO/UNHCR programming welcome
- Familiarity with the conflicts settings
- Reliable and self-reliant personality
- Excellent spoken and written English
- Good knowledge of spoken Russian is an advantage
How to apply:
Interested applicants for the position should send their CV and cover letter as soon as possible via e-mail to email@example.com. As a subject please use "Emergency Program Manager: Shelter".
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you.
Ukraine: Field Programme Manager, Ukraine
Closing date: 2015-08-02Application : Apply for the job
Organization: HelpAge International
Closing date: 02 Aug 2015
Field Programme Manager, Ukraine
30,053 gross per annum plus benefits
3 month fixed term with possible extension
Based in Sloviansk
HelpAge International (HelpAge) is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. Responses to political and natural emergencies are managed either through the local office supported by the Humanitarian Team (HuT) or by HuT directly (the first applies in this case). These may be both rapid onset and long term. HelpAge International participates in most UK Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) responses to major emergencies through the membership of Age UK.
Working in Sloviansk, you will manage, coordinate and monitor the HelpAge emergency programme in Eastern Ukraine (Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporozhe, and Kharkiv). You will be responsible for emergency response addressing the needs of mainly older people affected by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine using context and trend analysis, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools, as well as personal experience working in complex emergencies; To manage activities of DFID grant and support any required fundraising activities including preparation of concepts and project proposals; and To actively participate in emergency coordination fora, liaise with other humanitarian actors and advocate for an adequate and accessible assistance for vulnerable older people.
The ideal candidate will have a master s degree in Humanitarian studies, International Development, Political Science or another field related to humanitarian action and have at least 2 years experience of working or managing complex humanitarian emergencies with the ability to implement security plans and familiar with all aspects of project cycle management. You will also have substantial experience of managing projects in conflict-affected areas and understanding the needs and capacities of older people in emergencies. Written and spoken English & Russian is also essential for this role.
Closing date: 2 August 2015
Early applications are strongly encouraged as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
HelpAge International is an equal opportunities employer.
How to apply:
For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please click on the following link: http://www.helpage.org/fieldukraine
Ukraine: A COUNTRY DIRECTOR - UKRAINE
Closing date: 2015-08-06Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Action Contre la Faim
Closing date: 06 Aug 2015
Country:Ukraine based in Kiev
Length of contract: 1 year (extendable) - ASAP
- The CD is responsible for overseeing the development, funding and implementation of the country strategy and the growth of program portfolio that effectively addresses the underlying causes and effects of malnutrition in line with ACF's values (Charter), Programming Principles, and Strategy.
- The CD must also ensure that systems / procedures are in place and being properly implemented, and that they ensure the proper management, well-being and safety of ACF staff, and the proper use of ACF resources.
- The CD must build on best practices previously developed on the mission
- The CD must create a shared vision among all staff. S/he is responsible for promoting ACF Charter and ensuring an organizational culture where ACF core values are embedded, team work is encouraged and all staff feels valued.
- The CD is responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, donors and other partners
- Lead the preparation, updating, implementation of the Country strategy appropriate for the country and regional context and in line with the ACF vision and mission
- Oversee mission s programming to ensure the effective and efficient design, implementation and evaluation of ACF's programs and projects
- Develop and enhance relationships between the mission and donors representatives, civil society, private sector, government agencies and other organizations, acknowledging diversity as an asset of the humanitarian community, so that ACF can maximize its impact on malnutrition and its prevention
- Lead the preparation, regular updating and implementation of the security plan in line with ACF standards and procedures
- Oversee the management and development of mission s human resources and create a shared vision, among all staff, of ACF's values and program's aims and their role in achieving these
- Oversee and direct the appropriate mobilization, use and management of financial and logistic resources in the mission in line with ACF policies and donor requirements.
- Key actor between the field and HQ, the Country Director contributes to maintain good working relationships with HQ by complying with information demands and using HQ s expertise to optimize the country s strategy implementation.
From a coordination background, you have a minimum experience of 5 years in humanitarian sector with 2 years as Country Director positions. You demonstrate a strong knowledge of team and project cycle management and have good communication and representation skills. Knowledge of donors desirable. A Fluent English level is required and a good Russian or Ukrainian level is desired.
Gross monthly salary ranging from 2280 to 2905 depending on relevant experience
Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation and medical insurance are provided by ACF
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)
How to apply:
Ukraine: Head of DDG Programme / portfolio in Ukraine
Closing date: 2015-08-09Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Danish Demining Group
Closing date: 09 Aug 2015
The Danish Refugee Council / Danish Demining Group (DRC/DDG) are looking for a highly qualified manager, who can assist the Country Director of the Danish Refugee Council / Danish Demining Group (DRC/DDG) in running and monitoring the DDG programme / portfolio in Ukraine. It is equally important this person has strong experience working with mine action related issues and activities, particular around planning and preparing Mine Risk Education (MRE) and national capacity building.
Who are we?
The Danish Refugee Council/Danish Demining Group (DRC/DDG) operated in Ukraine from 2007 to 2013, focusing on the protection of asylum seekers and refugees, and capacity building of government and civil society. In 2014, DRC/DDG returned to Ukraine in order to assist those persons who are internally displaced (IDPs) and implements activities in eastern Ukraine with a head office in Kyiv.
Currently, DDG has an MRE project with the aim to increase the safety and security of school-aged children and their parents in Donbas. This is achieved through increased awareness and knowledge on risks from explosive remnants of war (ERW), namely unexploded ordnance (UXO) and mines. The project is based in government-controlled Severodonetsk (Luhansk Oblast). In addition to the MRE project, DDG is in process of securing funds for capacity building the State Emergency Service (SES) which is one of the national entities in Ukraine addressing civilian / humanitarian mine- and ERW clearance. The proposed project is meant to equip and train the SES to an IMAS-required level.
The DDG Head of Programme (DDG HoP) will have the overall responsibility of the DDG portfolio in Ukraine. Currently, this is the MRE project and the process of securing funds for the national capacity building project of the SES. The latter requires strong liaison with the donor and national stakeholder and later, an efficient project implementation. It is not a requirement to have Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) or relevant technical experience to fill this position. More specifically, the duties will be:
- In close coordination with the Country Director (CD) and the DDG Programme & Operations Coordinator (POC), ensure efficient and accountable project / programme implementation of the DDG portfolio in Ukraine.
- Keep the CD informed at all times around programmatic updates and potential fundraising / project ideas and initiatives.
- Plan, implement and monitor activities in regard to the current MRE project.
- Manage the roll-out of future MRE activities throughout DRC/DDG offices nationwide, including the recruitment and technical supervision of local project managers.
- Take lead on the process of securing funds for the national capacity building project of the SES. This includes any liaison and contact with the donor and national stakeholders.
- Support with the development and implementation of a pilot project around MApps for DDG (this project explores whether communication of MA information can be strengthened by including digital platforms in communication with affected communities).
- Ensure efficient and responsive action in regard to proposal- and report writing.
- Conduct meetings on behalf of DDG and DRC when required. On mine action, this is currently around the sub-cluster on mine action in Ukraine (which DDG is co-chairing) and other related mine action meetings.
- Supervising staff in their duties, currently on the current MRE project.
- Support the CD on monitoring and evaluation when required.
- Support on high-level liaison work with stakeholders, including government authorities and the UN when required.
- Management of the field office in Severodonetsk.
- Manage and monitor the DDG budgets closely and report to CD, Head of Finance and Administration (HoFA) and POC of any discrepancies.
- Development of further DDG-specific projects
- Support MRE training for DRC/DDG and other NGO staff.
- Assist the CD and the POC on any potential requests.
The DDG HoP reports to the DRC/DDG Country Director in Ukraine, and is supported by a dedicated DDG POC from HQ in regard to mine action issues.
- Proven experience with programme management (planning, implementation and monitoring) from a complex and fragile environment, preferably in countries of the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe.
- Proven experience working with MRE-related programming and implementation.
- Preferable experience working with national partners and capacity building projects.
- Experience working with donors and external relations, e.g. through meetings at embassies.
- Strong on liaison and networking with national stakeholders, both on a national and local level.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (writing reports and proposals).
- Proven ability to mentor and coach others. Staff management is important in this position.
- Prior M&E experience is an advantage and the capability of working with data collection, analysis and report writing.
- Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
- The capacity and willingness to be flexible and accommodating in difficult and insecure circumstances.
- Preferable a MA/MSc level in a relevant discipline from an internationally recognised university.
- Russian or Ukrainian skills will be a distinct advantage.
- Flexibility - in getting the job done.
- Respect in regard to your colleagues and their field of expertise and work day.
- Openness and transparency when working with national and local partners
- A mindset of collaboration and coordination - in regard to working with related partners and institutions such as other NGOs and the UN.
- Trust building, respect and collaboration towards beneficiaries.
An interesting job in one of the best NGOs in the world. DRC/DDG will offer the successful applicant a 6-12 months contract (depending on successful fund raising). We expect start date of this employment to be 1 September 2015, at the latest.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dkunder Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A9. Employment conditions can be found at the web site for DRC, under vacancies.
Need further information?
For more details on this position, please contact Bodil Jacobsen at firstname.lastname@example.org
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html).
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than twenty five countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
The protection and assistance to conflict affected population is provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach in order to constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges posed by today s conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition, support and capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form an integral part of DRC s work.
How to apply:
Interested? Then apply for this position by going to www.drc.dkand find*Current Vacancies*. All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the vacancy note. Your CV should also include contact details of three professional references.
Applications close on 9 August, 2015. Please note that DRC reserves the right to recruit a qualified candidate should one be identified before this closing date.
Ukraine: Education Cluster Coordinator, Donetsk/NGCA Ukraine
Closing date: 2015-08-14Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 14 Aug 2015
Due to the geographic and administrative bifurcation of affected populations, coordination of humanitarian actors and support to authorities is particularly critical to ensuring children and families have access to critical social services. The Coordinator would work with local administrations to assist them in their leadership and to facilitate the re-establishment of quality education and the strengthening of child protection, with the assistance of the humanitarian community in a well-coordinated, strategic, adequate, coherent, and effective response by participants in the Education Cluster.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Understands the rationale behind Humanitarian Reform, its main components and recent developments including the Transformative Agenda;
- Understands, uses and adapts the tools, mechanisms and processes developed as part of Humanitarian Reform;
- Effectively use and transfer information to, from and between cluster participants and other stakeholders through information management tools and principles;
- Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian Principles.
- Communicates, works and networks effectively with a wide range of people to reach broad consensus on a well-coordinated response, and demonstrates leadership where required;
- Thinks and acts strategically and ensures that Cluster activities are prioritised and aligned within an agreed strategy;
- Demonstrates commitment to the Cluster and independence from employing organisation;
Builds, motivates and leads the Cluster coordination team.
- Abilitiy to develop Logical Frameworks;
- Proven ability to facilitate a diverse group of agencies and government administrations with different capacities and mandates (UN, INGO, NGO, etc.);
- Skills to craft a concise strategy and operational plan based on a consultative process;
- Understands and can use and adapt the tools, mechanisms and processes developed as part of Humanitarian Programme Cyle;
- Experience in needs assessment facilitation: questionnaire design, coordination of team, analysis of findings in strategy and EiE activity development;
Strong understanding of Education in Emergencies programming, and ability to teach and utilize the INEE Minimum Standards.
- Minimum of Bachelor degree (Masters level preferred) in a subject area relevant to Education in Emergencies.
- Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for Masters level Education.
Formal training in Cluster coordination is an advantage.
- At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the humanitarian sector with the UN and/or NGOs, including coordination during the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the Cluster.
Extensive work experience in Education in Emergencies may be considered as a replacement for Cluster experience.
Languages: Fluency in English is essential; Ukrainian/Russian is an asset.
How to apply:
Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'email@example.com'
Ukraine: Food Security and Livelihoods Programme Managers, 2 posts
Closing date: 2015-08-20Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 20 Aug 2015
We need two Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Programme Managers will be based in Slovyansk and Donetsk of Eastern Ukraine.
Both the Managers will oversee food security and livelihoods programs in crisis-affected regions. The Donetsk based Manager will additionally oversee the NFI and Shelter. In addition to directly managing FSL related grants in these areas, the FSL Managers will lead on programme implementation, planning, master budgeting, recruitment, management and procurement in the field locations. The FSL Managers will also lead on programme design, proposal writing, coordination and capacity building and will work with Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) staff on assessment, monitoring and evaluation activities. The post holder will be expected to do this through significant mentoring and coaching of national staff.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Needs Analysis and Program Design:
- Support design and organization required for assessments, baselines and evaluations.
- Contribute to situation/response analysis and development of food security and livelihoods strategy documents & sector response plans
- Contribute to programme design and proposal development
- Create master budgets and implementation plans, including phased budgets, Monitoring & Evaluation and indicator tracking plans for all awarded grants
- Implement project activities ensuring that services are delivered on time and on budget
- Manage program budget lines and ensure proper and effective use of program resources
- Manage FSL team ensuring that staff have work-plans in place and following up with team members regularly to ensure that activities are on track
- Coordinate with NGOs working on related issues and specifically on Shelter and NFI related issues
- Attend the Shelter and NFI working groups to ensure complementary programming with other actors which minimize gaps and avoid overlaps.
- Monitor program progress against both programmatic and budgetary targets
- Prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal Save the Children requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
- Work closely with the Human Resources team to identify FSL staffing needs (both national and international) and support recruitment of FSL posts
- Identify FSL programme supply needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan
- Identify learning and training opportunities for Save the Children staff and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff
- Identify learning and training needs for partners
Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:
- Take steps to document lessons learned, from FSL programmes, for wider dissemination
- Represent Save the Children in external technical working groups including Shelter and NFI
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- At least 3 years of management experience in emergency, fragile state or development programmes in cash/vouchers in an emergency context
- Experience in market analysis and cash programme design
- Knowledge or experience of in-kind food programming
- Previous experience of managing an FSL team at national level
- Previous experience of working with local partners on FSL programmes
- Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
- Proven capacity to supervise, and coach staff in FSL technical skills
- Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
- A high level of written and spoken English
- Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
- Languages: Fluency in English is essential; Ukrainian/Russian is an asset
- Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
- Specific experience of designing and managing WFP, DFID, ECHO, USAID and other major donor projects
How to apply:
Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
Ukraine: Operations Manager Ukraine
Closing date: 2015-08-28Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 28 Aug 2015
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to:
- Leadership of the Ukraine Emergency Response
- Support the development of an organizational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors
- Help design and implement a coherent organizational structure that is consistent with agency practices and appropriate to programme needs
- Help establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with: host government authorities, partner agencies including humanitarian and development donors, and local and international NGOs
- Ensure Ukraine Emergency Response complies with all Save the Children Quality Framework, Management Operating Standards and Standard Operating Procedures
- Ensure that all required support is provided promptly, at scale and in line with the rules and principles during emergencies.
Oversight and Management of Programme Operations
- Responsible for overall coordination of programme implementation and responsible for field delivery of high quality programming in line with the objectives of the country strategy and in accordance with donor requirements.
- Working with Programme Development And Quality Manager (PDQ Manager), participate in designing, innovative and high quality programmes to serve difficult to reach children
- In close coordination with the PDQ Manager, Finance and HR, participate in the programme proposal process and ensure that all programmes progress in accordance with grant agreements, are completed within time and on budget (such as conduct grant opening meetings and monthly Budget vs Actual meeting)
- Serve as over-all budget holder for most programming: manage and support budget holders for individual projects and grants
- Ensure programmes are implemented in response to the communities, and children in line with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance procedures. This includes working with government and national NGO-partners to strengthen national capacity
- Require managers to prepare timely and high quality progress reports, programme reports, and donor reports in a manner to allow review and consolidation efficiently.
- Oversee all field-offices
- Ensure that every partnership is formed in the context of the Theory of Change and is designed and managed so that the partnership furthers achievement of Save the Children's global strategy and strengthens local and national capacity to deliver for children
- Analyze potential partners using documented selection methods and ensure that all partners comply with Save the Children and donor requirements and regulations
- Ensure that the Ukraine response engages in mutual assessment, feedback and learning with partners and assist partners to engage in knowledge building and advocacy
- Oversee program implementation of existing partners and ensure appropriate partners are engaged in emergency preparedness activities
Logistics, Inventory and Procurement
- Ensure that the Logistics capacity and systems meet the Save the Children International minimum operation standards and are able to satisfy the programming requirements
- Ensure appropriate and adequate emergency logistics procedures are detailed in the Emergency Preparedness Plan in order to enable rapid scale up
- Ensure procurement processes are effectively implemented and the procurement team is negotiating the best deals (including cost, quality and after sales service) with suppliers
Emergency Response Management
- Strengthen the Ukraine response organisational readiness to respond to sudden spikes and contingencies in line with global Save the Children International emergency goal and benchmarks
- Mount appropriate and timely responses at scale to all emergencies consistent with established benchmarks, plans and organizational policies, and in close cooperation with incoming surge teams.
- Ensure that all staff across departments and sub offices are familiar with, adhere to and implement the procedures and processes detailed in the Rules and Principles for emergency response
- In coordination with Country Representative and PDQ Manager, maintain active engagement in key inter-agency emergency preparedness and response coordination mechanisms including the Cluster system
How to apply:
Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'email@example.com'
Ukraine: 15-708: Mental Health Technical Advisor
Closing date: 2015-08-28Application : Apply for the job
Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 28 Aug 2015
15-708: Mental Health Technical Advisor
International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs, seeks candidates for the position of ****Mental Health Technical Advisor**** in the Ukraine.
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 local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps is recruiting a Mental Health Technical Advisor to be based in Ukraine, for an Advancing Partners & Communities project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Improving Psychosocial Support and Mental Health in Ukraine project is a 2-year initiative to increase the availability of and access to quality psychosocial services by conflict-affected populations, primarily children and families. The project will particularly focus on strengthening the capacity of individuals, governmental, and non-governmental agencies to meet the needs of conflict-affected persons and communities.
The Mental Health Technical Advisor will provide technical leadership and monitor and support the project s progress in achieving its objectives. The Mental Health Technical Advisor will report to the Chief of Party with technical support and oversight from the International Medical Corps Technical Unit Global Mental Health and Psychosocial Advisor.
****ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES****
- Working in close collaboration with the Chief of Party, oversee ongoing projects, providing technical leadership, monitoring the project s progress in achieving its objectives, and advising on adjustments to be responsive to the changing political environment.
- Promote awareness and understanding of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS Guidelines) at national and local levels. This includes developing materials, supporting workshops and discussions on IASC guidelines and taking concrete steps to implement IASC actions and principles in collaboration with local stakeholders, regional and country teams.
- Strengthen capacity of local actors and partner organizations in understanding and implementing IASC guidelines as well as evidence based psychosocial interventions and approaches.
- Lead the development and adaptation of training materials and protocols in line with global guidelines and evidence-based practices.
- Build capacity and provide technical support to local partner organizations receiving sub-awards in implementing program activities and build
- Support the creation and strengthening of referral pathways for mental health and psychosocial support in collaboration with local and international actors.
- Monitor and evaluate program activities and outcomes and develop or adapt appropriate tools and measures.
- Contribute to visibility and communication about the program.
- Attend and contribute to national and local level MHPSS coordination groups and working groups.
- Contribute to building skills and mentoring national program staff.
- Develop capacity building strategies to enhance program quality, coordination, and sound monitoring and evaluation.
- Review and provide input on sub-grantee proposals.
Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Advanced degree (post-graduate) or higher in psychology, mental health counseling clinical social work, psychiatry, or other relevant field.
- At least 5 years experience providing field-based psychosocial support and technical expertise in conflict or crisis-affected countries.
- Experience in Ukraine or another similar setting preferred.
- Experience in capacity building of national staff including training and supervision
- Strong understanding of IASC guidelines and their practical application.
- Demonstrated diplomatic, management, and interpersonal skills to ensure internal coherence among diverse team members and sub-grantees, as well as relations with relevant ministries, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders.
- Fluency in English (written and spoken). Proficiency or knowledge of Ukrainian and Russian is a plus.
- Proposal review and project management experience preferred.
How to apply: Please go to: Mental Health Technical Advisorand follow the instructions for applying online.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
How to apply:
How to apply:
To officially begin the application process, qualified candidates please go to our career page http://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/careers.aspx, noting where you noticed the position you are applying for and complete the online employment application form.
Ukraine: Technical Advisor – Pharmacovigilance and Rational Medicines Use
Closing date: 2015-08-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Management Sciences for Health
Closing date: 31 Aug 2015
The Technical Advisor (TA) for Pharmacovigilance (PV) and Rational Medicines Use (RMU) supports the Senior Technical Advisor (STA) in the planning, implementation and evaluation of all SIAPS activities related to improving quality, safety, effectiveness, and rational use of medicines in Ukraine. Under the direction of the STA, the TA provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Health, State Expert Center (SEC), State Administration of Ukraine on Medicinal Products (SAUMP), civil society organizations and other stakeholders in the areas of PV and RDU especially as they relate to Tuberculosis (TB) in addressing regulatory and rational use issues of medicinal products for those conditions. The TA assists the STA in the design and implementation of technical approaches, tools, workshops and advocacy events related to the promotion of medicine quality, safety and rational use. He or she ensures the timely and quality delivery of all SIAPS products and activities related to Pharmacovigilance and rational medicines use.
- Support the STA in management of the DUR process in the design and implementation of technical approaches, tools, workshops and advocacy events related to the promotion of medicine quality, safety and rational use.
- Support the STA in establishment of Active Surveillance in the design and implementation of technical approaches, tools, workshops and advocacy events related to the promotion of medicine quality, safety and rational use.
- Support the STA in the development of EML in the design and implementation of technical approaches, tools, workshops and advocacy events related to the promotion of medicine quality, safety and rational use.
- Degree in medicine, pharmacy, or other public health related discipline.
- At least four (4) years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical management and/or public health.
Knowledge and Skills
- Familiarity with public health, TB, and HIV/AIDS programming, data collection, analysis and presentation. Previous experience in developing training materials and the delivery of training sessions.
- Experience working with the MOH and national level organizations.
- Fluency in spoken and written Ukrainian; spoken and written English not lower than upper intermediate; knowledge of Russian is helpful.
- Demonstrated computer skills; knowledge of appropriate methods for data analysis and reporting.
- Ability to write technical reports, documents and power points in English and Ukrainian.
- Experience working with USAID-funded programs highly desirable.
- Willingness and ability to travel within Ukraine as needed.
- Project management and communication skills required.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment and communication skills.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.
Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
Senior Technical Advisor Pharmacovigilance & Rational Drug Use Oksana Lebega
How to apply:
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Ukraine: An Administrative and Financial Coordinator in Ukraine
Closing date: 2015-08-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Premi re Urgence - Aide M dicale Internationale
Closing date: 31 Aug 2015
Premi re Urgence Aide M dicale Internationale (PU-AMI)is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organisation. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians victims of marginalisation and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency. PU-AMI relies on 30 years of field experience in 50 countries in crisis, as well as on the complementarity of its medical and non-medical expertise, to adapt its programs to each context and to the real needs of the most vulnerable populations.
The association leads in average 180 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PU-AMI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 21 countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Caucasus and France.
As part of our activities in Ukraine, we are looking for an Administrative and Financial Coordinator.
The Administrative and Financial Coordinator is accountable for the sound financial, accounting and budgetary management of the mission as well as the management of human resources and the administrative and legal records.
Financial, budgetary and accounting management: He/She is responsible for all aspects relating to finance, including budgetary and accounting elements, as well as the mission cash flow.
Management of human resources:He/She is responsible for the administrative management of the local and international teams, for the definition/updating of procedures and HR management tools in accordance with labor regulations in the intervention country and the HR policies of PU-AMI, and for the monitoring of risks linked to HR questions.
Administrative and legal management:He/She supervises administrative records and guarantees that the status and functioning of the mission are in legal accordance with the requirements of the intervention country.
Representation:He/She represents the association in its relations with partners, authorities and different local players for the financial, administrative, legal and human resources areas of the mission.
Coordination:He/She centralizes and diffuses information within the mission and to headquarters for all financial, administrative, legal and human resources aspects of the mission, and consolidates the internal and external reporting for these domains.
1.ENSURING SOUND FINANCIAL, BUDGETARY AND ACCOUNTING MANAGEMENT FOR THE MISSION
He/She elaborates and updates monitoring charts to ensure the financial equilibrium of the mission and prevent risks. He/She analyses financial information, and shares his/her conclusions with the coordination team, the base managers and the appropriate technical managers, as well as with the audit manager at headquarters.
He/She ensures the implementation and correct use of financial, accounting and budgetary procedures and management tools throughout the mission. He/She is responsible for briefing new expatriates and local employees on these rules and organizes ad hoc training when necessary.
He/She ensures, amongst other things, that expenditure procedures are respected and implements an internal control system. He/She also participates in the validation of procurement files.
He/She is responsible for financial audits on the mission and supervises the transmission to headquarters of the necessary documents and information within the framework of headquarters audits.
He/She pilots the development of the mission budgetary framework for the year, and monitors/revises it at regular intervals, according to HQ guidelines
He/She formulates project budgets within the framework of operations proposals (including budgetary narrative), respecting the procedures for each donor, in coordination with the coordination team and the appropriate field managers. He/She ensures therefore the cost coverage strictly linked to the proposed programs, but also to the fair distribution of mission operating costs throughout each project.
He/She prepares each month the budgetary monitoring for each project, which he/she communicates to the appropriate players in the mission and headquarters within 15 days following the end of the month, and analyses with them any discrepancies between forecast and actual figures.
He/She carries out budgetary projections at regular intervals in order to ensure the optimization of budgetary resources while respecting the eligibility and flexibility rules of each donor. He/She proposes where necessary budgetary adjustments, which could necessitate requests for contractual amendments. He/She takes into account the contractual timing required for presenting an amendment and ensures that all the documents are transmitted in due time to headquarters.
He/She ensures, throughout each project, that funds are correctly attributed, respecting the contractual framework in terms of eligibility rules (date, nature and procurement procedures) and reporting intervals.
He/She produces external financial reports for the donors that he/she transmits to the Head of Mission for transmission to headquarters with all the documents constituting the contractual report.
He/She supervises the accounting assignment of transactions, ensures that expenditure is correctly assigned and carries out the monthly accounting closure having carried out all the necessary controls. He/She then transmits the monthly accounts to headquarters in an electronic version as well as the paper accounting returns within 8 days following the end of the month.
He/She is responsible for the correct archiving of accounting documents according to the rules established by headquarters.
He/She establishes the provisional cash flow with the teams and transmits to headquarters requests for transfers on a monthly base He/She ensures that the amount of cash flow for the mission is sufficient for the requirements in the field over the period, taking into account possible donor payments carried out locally in these transfer requests to headquarters.
He/She is responsible for the bank accounts and funds for which he/she regularly controls the balances, and he/she organizes fund movements to the mission permanently mindful of the security of the transferred and stocked funds.
2.ENSURING THE GOOD MANAGEMENT OF LOCAL HUMAN RESOURCES FOR THE MISSION
He/She establishes the HR frame, procedures and tools in collaboration with the HQ and the HoM according to the national regulations. He/She produces and proposes possible updates to the HR policy in terms of rules, procedures and tools, relating to recruitment policy, remuneration policy, management of individual career paths (appraisal interview, mobility, etc) disciplinary policy administrative management.etc..
He/she guarantees the application of those policies, once validated by the Head of Mission and Headquarters, and consequently monitors that the rules and procedures are known, understood and applied by all team leaders, and that the team leaders have all the tools required for their application.
In particular, he/she participates in the production and/or updating of the internal rules of procedure and is responsible for their correct application.
b.Administrative management, management of career paths
He/She participates in the validation of recruitment requests, contractual amendments (whatever the object: function, remuneration, hours, end date ), disciplinary sanctions and dismissal decisions.
He/She supervises the organization of recruitments (offer, candidates, and interviews) for his teams and can be called upon to participate for other departments.
He/She ensures the constitution of administrative files for the personnel, and monitors that employee documents are in accordance with working for PU-AMI in the country.
He/She establishes personnel work contracts.
He/She defines the procedures and produces necessary integration supports for new employees.
He/She elaborates the remuneration grids (fixed and variable elements), defines the complementary advantage packages (compulsory or not: medical cover, per diem, insurance, travel expenses ) and ensures their implementation, once validated by the Head of Mission and Headquarters.
He/She supervises pay operations.
He/She monitors absences and particularly vacations.
He/She monitors the smooth running of the evaluation process for all the employees of the mission.
He/She identifies training needs and participates in making them materially possible.
He/She organizes and manages sanitary and medical repatriations in case of work related accidents with the field medical coordinator (if necessary) and the headquarters medical manager.
He/She responds to requests from team leaders, advises them and accompanies them where necessary.
c.Organization of work
He/She participates in the elaboration of staffing organization charts, is attentive to the coherence of team composition, in terms of task sharing and responsibilities, definition of hierarchical and functional links, job titles.
He/She elaborates the job classification grid, updating it when necessary, and monitors its strict application in the field.
He/She participates in the elaboration of job descriptions and validates them according to the classification grid.
He/She participates in the definition of Human Resources requirements within the framework of the drafting of project proposals and possible amendments.
d.HR risk management
He/She monitors salary costs, carries out financial projections, anticipates and alerts if necessary.
He/She ensures that the HR rules and procedures are in accordance with current employment legislation, ensures social monitoring and carries out updates where necessary.
He/She is responsible for defining and implementing appropriate work conditions, in particular concerning health and safety rules.
He/She anticipates and prevents social conflicts and participates in crisis management where necessary. Conflict prevention may require the organization of a personnel representation system, if inexistent.
He/She is attentive to the risk of abuses of authority (between local employees or from expatriates towards local employees, in whatever form) and reports all inappropriate behavior to the Head of Mission.
He/She is responsible for managing the files for all the personnel (on staff or not), the updating of data and their physical and electronic archiving.
3.ENSURING THE ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL MISSION PERSONNEL
He/She ensures the constitution of administrative files for international personnel, their registration with local authorities and embassies, and monitors that expatriate documents are in accordance with working for PU-AMI in the country.
He/She organizes and manages sanitary and medical repatriations with the field medical coordinator (if necessary) and the headquarters medical manager.
He/She supervises the organization of mission arrivals and departures (bookings, travel documents, transit, vacation requests, return sheet ) in coordination with the Head of Mission and headquarters.
He/She carries out the briefing for all expatriates arriving to the mission within his/her skill areas.
He/She participates in the definition of the monthly per diem amount and manages and/or delegates the per diem allocation and eventually salary advances in collaboration with headquarters.
4.ENSURING THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL MANAGEMENT OF THE MISSION
He/She ensures the registration of PU-AMI in the country and with the different State departments (Tax office, Immigration Authorities, National Insurance society, Planning Ministry ) respecting current administrative procedures, legal and fiscal requirements.
He/She organizes the legal protection for the mission, in particular by identifying one or more local partners capable of providing the necessary advice (lawyer for example).
He/She participates in the drafting of contractual documents for the mission (with the authorities, NGO partners, suppliers, insurers, vehicle and rented property owners ) and ensures their monitoring.
He/She participates in the administrative and legal monitoring of projects, in particular the implementation of the supply chain.
5.ENSURING THE CIRCULATION OF INFORMATION, THE COORDINATION AND THE REPRESENTATION FOR ADMIN QUESTIONS
He/She ensures an efficient circulation of information to field, capital and headquarters teams.
He/She drafts or participates in the drafting of internal activity reports for everything dealing with financial, budgetary, accounting, HR, administrative and legal management for the mission.
He/She ensures the administrative coordination at mission level by regular visits to the bases, controls, monitoring, training, etc
Internally, he/she is the representative for PU-AMI with the Personnel representative instances, either legally compulsory or not. He/She is also the representative for PU-AMI for all the personnel for any question relating to Human Resources; as such, he/she ensures the communication of any decision or change in rules or procedures to the local teams and ensures that the necessary explanations are provided so that the appropriation is facilitated.
Externally, he/she represents PU-AMI with the legal, fiscal and administrative authorities (Work inspectors, Tax office, collection organizations ). He/She develops and maintains relationships with partner entities, in particular within the NGO forum for coordination for everything dealing with administration, donors and human resources.
6.SUPERVISING AND MANAGING ADMIN TEAMS
He/She supervises all the admin team, directly or not. He/She drafts and validates job descriptions and carries out or delegates performance appreciation interviews. He/She animates work meetings, arbitrates possible conflicts, and defines priorities and activity timings.
He/She participates in the recruitment of members of the admin team.
He/She ensures and/or supervises continuous development training for procedures and tools of PU-AMI for local and international members of the admin team, at the capital and on the bases.
He/She supports the Base Managers in their admin activities, in a functional and non-hierarchical relationship.
He/She elaborates the admin department action plan according to the objectives defined in the annual mission program.
Human Resources Management
Technical experience in humanitarian sector is required
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Knowledge of institutional donor procedures (OFDA, ECHO, CDC, UN agencies ) is a real asset
Pack office (Excel compulsory)
English is required
French, Ukrainian and Russian are desirable
Good stress management
Resistance to pressure
Organized and methodical
Strong sense of responsibilities
Strong listening and empathy skills
Ability to adapt, manage priorities and be pragmatic
Diplomatic and with a sense of negotiation
Good communication skills
Honesty and rigor
EMPLOYEDwith a Fixed-Term Contract
MONTHLY GROSS INCOME: from 1 980 up to 2 310 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PU-AMI
COST COVERED:Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines
INSURANCEincluding medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
HOUSINGin collective accommodation
DAILY LIVING EXPENSESPer diem 600 Euros
BREAK POLICY :5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
PAID LEAVES POLICY: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months
How to apply:
Please, sent your application (resume and cover letter) to Marie Pilven, Human Resources Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org the following subject title : "CAF - Ukraine"