South Sudan Area Coordinator Akobo
ACTED
Akobo
1d ago

Description

FIXED TERM 12 MONTHS ASAP

ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile : ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas.

With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.

ACTED South Sudan

ACTED operations in South Sudan aim to improve food security, ensure access to livelihoods and develop resilience and emergency programmes.

Since the eruption of the South Sudanese conflict in December 2013, ACTED has been contributing to the delivery of humanitarian services to internally displaced persons, refugees and host communities.

As camp manager ACTED continues to coordinate and provide camp management services in Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Juba and Bor, informal settlements in Wau and refugee camps in Maban.

You will be in charge of

1. Positioning

Context analysis : Ensure ACTED has an up-to-date understanding of the area’s socio-economic situation, trends, needs and gaps, and who does what and where (3W)

Strategy Implementation : Take a lead role in implemeting ACTED’s coutry program strategy in the area identifying strategic opportunities for expanding ACTED’s work in the area, and in particular

  • Identify new opportunities and new sectors of intervention
  • Consolidate and stabilizate programming
  • Review the geographic and thematic footprint
  • Ensure activities are relevant and meeting area / beneficiary needs
  • Identify ACTED added-value
  • Ensure humanitarian principals are adhered to
  • Contribute to identifying new donors, private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.
  • to work with in the area based on complementarity and added value

    Networking, positioning and general representation

  • Participate in donor meetings at area level and communicate relevant information to the Country Director and other relevant staff;
  • Establish, maintain and improve active and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups, consortia, etc.
  • at area level ensuring maximum visibility of ACTED

  • Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with local authorities and where necessary non-state actors and obtain required authorizations and buy-in for ACTED’s activities at area level
  • Ensure ACTED is represented in key clusters, working groups, NGO coordination bodies, etc. at area level
  • Proposal development

  • Lead assessment(s) at area level to ensure proposals are relevant
  • Support the Country Director and Project Development Department in proposal conceptualisation (problem statement, logframe) within the framework of the country, regional and global strategy
  • Contribute to budget design ensure budget needs at area level have been taken into consideration
  • Advocacy : Contribute to drafting issues papers, advocacy notes, press releases on relevant humanitarian and development issues in the area of operation

    Promotion of ACTED network : Keep abreast with and contribute to ACTED’s global initiatives and global trends, in particular Impact (REACH, Agora), Convergences and Oxus

    2. Management and Internal Coordination

    Staff Management

  • Ensure that all staff in the area understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities related to area operations and link with the capital Head of Departments
  • Promote team building, productivity and staff welfare
  • Mentor and support the team to build capacities, and improve efficiency and performance, and follow career management
  • Manage interpersonal conflicts among staff at area level
  • Internal Coordination

  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication and information sharing for a positive working environment
  • Ensure implementation of ACTED coordination mechanism at area level (WAM, MAR, FLAT meeting, etc.)
  • 3. Project Implementation Follow-up

    Project Implementation Tracking

  • Supervise Project Managers in the area and provide support to project implementation through trouble shooting and eliminating blocking points
  • Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a time completion of projects through review of PMFs, BFUs and project reports
  • Ensure that relevant project information are up-to-date and available for reporting purposes
  • Ensure coordination and complementarity amongst projects within the area of intervention
  • Project Quality Control

  • Ensure the
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