Fixed term | 6 months | March 2021

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

ACTED has been working in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2003 to respond to humanitarian needs throughout the country. ACTED teams intervene in emergency situations towards the most vulnerable populations and displaced people in order to meet their basic needs. The NGO goes beyond emergency aid and implements long-term activities such as rehabilitation works, agricultural recovery projects or the geographic information systems. Through these, ACTED seeks to strengthen the resilience of populations and to support the structuring of civil society.

You will be in charge of

1.     Programming

1.1  Project Planning

a)    Prepare the work plan and time schedules for implementing the [sector] activities;

b)    Support the identification and planning of technical skills and requirements to implement the project as per relevant standards.

1.2  Project Implementation Follow-up

a)    Coordinate and implement day to day [sector] activities with stakeholders in field ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation;

b)    Ensure [sector] activities are on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts;

c)     Assist the Project Manager to trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project implementation;

d)    Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to the Project Manager and other team members;

1.3  Documenting and Compliance

a)    Keep record of all [sector] activity documents, in particular beneficiary list, completion certificates, attendance sheets, etc.;

b)    Help maintaining a beneficiary master database containing all beneficiary registration and baseline information as well as the [sector] activities from which the beneficiaries benefitted ensure the data is protected from misuse in line with ACTED’s data protection policy;

c)     Ensure staff awareness of, and respect of, ACTED’s code of conduct, FLATS procedures and donor requirements.

 1.4  Beneficiary Engagement and Accountability

a)    Adhere to ACTED’s Code of Conduct and treat all beneficiaries with respect and without any distinction or discrimination based on nationality, race, ethnicity, tribe, gender, religious beliefs, political opinion or disability;

b)    Select the beneficiaries benefitting from [sector] activities;

c)    Communicate ACTED’s Complaints and Response Mechanism target communities and participate in solving complaints related to the project in coordination with the AMEU.

 1.5  Internal Coordination

a)    Participate in project coordination meetings with the whole project team.

 1.6  External Coordination and Stakeholder Engagement

a)    Undertake communication and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design and implementation;

b)    Cultivate good relations with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings;

c)     Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon – rather than replicate – the work of others.

 

1.7  Partner Management

a)    Provide support to partners in project implementation and ensure timely and qualitative implementation of projects by partners in line with ACTED and donor requirements;

b)    Refer partners to relevant ACTED staff to support and/or train them in FLATS procedures where relevant;

c)     Participate in review meetings with partners, with particular attention given to the relationship aspects of partnership collaboration, and ensure that any issues or disputes are resolved in a timely manner.

1.8  Security

a)    Ensure that each member of the [sector] team is aware of security issues, policies, SOPs and they follow them accordingly.

 2.     Human Resource

a)    Participate in the recruitment of [sector] technical staff (development of organigrams, ToRs, elaborating the tests and reviewing them; interviews etc.);

b)    Ensure that [sector] staff understand and are able to perform their roles and responsibilities;

c)     Follow-up the work plans and day-to-day activities of the [sector] staff;

d)    Manage the project staff in cooperation with the Project Manager;

e)    Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics among [sector] staff;

f)      Ensure capacity building among staff in [sector].

3.     Logistics

a)    Contribute to the development of procurement plans;

b)    Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner;

c)     Ensure a proper management and use of the project assets and stocks;

d)    Plan [sector] team movements based on available fleet and applicable policies

4.     Finance

a)    Forecast monthly cash requirements for [sector] activities and submit to the PM

 5.     Quality Control

a)    Assess the [sector] activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources;

b)    Undertake regular field visits to provide technical guidance and supervision as well as regularly monitor the progress of [sector] activities;

c)     Assists with monitoring the [sector] activities implemented by partners (if any) in the field;

d)    Document lessons learned and best practices and share them with the Project Manager so they can be reflected in project planning and decision making.

6.     Grant Management

a)    Ensure adherence to donor procedures by project staff;

b)    Support the Project Manager in the preparation of progress and final reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information for [sector] activities

c)     Participate in communication activities through the regular collection of pictures and stories related to project activities;

d)    Participate in new proposal development processes through the provision of expert programmatic advice related to contextual knowledge.

7. Other

a)    Offer technical support and inputs to other projects in similar sectors (e.g. BOQ design);

b)    Any other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager.

 

Expected skills and qualifications

Experience working in a volatile environment

Demonstrated ability to manage Strong analytical capacity

Significant experience in finance and logistics Computer knowledge is a must (Excel, Word …etc.)

Ability to work under stressful conditions

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

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