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DRC Vacancies 2023 for Area Manager Jobs in Malakal Location.
DRC Jobs in Malakal 2023:- New job notification not for DRC job opportunity portal for the post of Area Manager. Area Manager Vacancy is for the Malakal location. Candidates should apply through www.drc.ngo before the last date which is 28/06/2023.
Area Manager Jobs at DRC Details
|Recruiter Name||DRC (Danish Refugee Council)|
|Name of Vacancy||Area Manager Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Area Manager Jobs Description
The Area Manager has overall responsibility for the strategic direction, reputation and execution of DRC’s multi-sector programme in Malakal, Upper Nile State. The Area Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships and communication with donors and UN agencies in the field as well as partner NGOs and government agencies operating in Upper Nile.
Reporting to the Country Director, the Area Manager is the direct supervisor of an international and national team of operations staff who in turn oversee large teams of international and national programme and support staff. The Area Manager provides support and guidance to project teams on project cycle management, budgeting, and operational functions, including finance, logistics and procurement. In addition, The Area Manager provides leadership to ensure the successful implementation of all projects, with the support of the country-wide Technical Coordinators and constantly monitors the context to ensure programing is relevant and responsive to priority needs. In this capacity, the Area Manager is also responsible for representing DRC publicly at the field level, including in coordination fora, with other agencies and with donors, and for providing the direct link in communications between DRC’s Malakal and Juba offices, seeking Juba program direction and input on important programmatic and operational issues in a timely manner.
As the overall senior officer for the Malakal area office, the Area Manager has the following responsibilities:
Actively participate and represent DRC in coordination meetings with UN agencies, UNMISS and coordination meetings with NGO colleagues, local authorities and other stakeholders.
Liaise with partners, local authorities, and local communities whenever it serves the objectives of the programs
Engage with other agencies to promote better coordination and partnership
Identify gaps in service provision to IDPs, proactively referring those gaps to relevant forums or advocating with government authorities or humanitarian partners for additional support
Oversee a portfolio of multi-sector grants to ensure timely spending and implementation of activities
Ensure technical staff have routine interaction with Technical Coordinators to ensure program quality
With the support of MEAL staff, monitor the implementation of projects, support research and learning initiatives and ensure the execution of evidence-based improvement plans
Maintain regular interaction and consultations with other DRC Area Managers to promote synergy and cross learning among DRC teams and projects in other program areas of the country.
Coordinate the development for emergency response in coordination with the country wide Emergency Manager in case of additional large-scale emergencies.
Support program staff to create synergy between sectors and cultivate an atmosphere of trust for the creation and delivery of high quality, effective and accountable programming.
Continuously monitor programme quality and develop relevant accountability initiatives in the field as well as strengthen the effort to document the impact of activities and DRC presence
Develop growth strategy detailing sectorial opportunities and geographical demarcations for future growth.
Support adherence to key humanitarian and sectors standards.
Finance and Administration
Develop and maintain an annual site-level budget for DRC support costs within the Area.
In collaboration with the Juba-based HR and Administrative Manager and the Finance Manager supervise locally-based finance and administration staff ensuring processes are conducted in alignment with DRC policies
Work with Supply Chain staff (Country Office and Roving Manager) to ensure timely procurement, delivery and payment of project supplies and to resolve problems and delays
In collaboration with the Juba-based HR and Administrative Manager, Support site-level recruitment processes and ensure that relevant staffing structures are in place, are reflective of appropriate gender balance, and promote opportunities for nationalization.
Ensure there is a clear staff retention and succession plan in place, especially for local staff
Promote professional development by identifying training and capacity building opportunities.
Ensure staff are well versed on DRC’s Code of Conduct, accountability, respectful dialogue with the refugees and host communities, and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse.
Logistics and Procurement
Effective supervision of the Supply Chain team.
Review and monitor site-specific procurement plans for each project
Ensure warehousing inventories are accurate and supplies are stored safely
Monitor project-specific distribution plans to ensure that supplies are received and delivered in a timely manner
Maintain a fleet of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, etc. that can facilitate the safe delivery of project supplies Ensure the observance of DRC procurement, logistics, warehousing and asset management procedures procurement and also full compliance with donor regulations and policies and standards.
Safety and Security
Assume overall responsibility for staff safety in the area of operation.
Ensure that all relevant information regarding safety, security and the context is collected, updated and shared in a regular and timely manner.
Ensure that the NGO Safety Advisor manages basic security planning including information gathering and regular updating of risk assessments, standard operating procedures, and evacuation and contingency plans.
Make decisions and assist the Safety focal point to manage security incidents at local level, in consultation with the Country Director and the Country Safety Coordinator.
Experience and technical competencies:
Proven experience managing humanitarian programmes and operations in complex environments.
Field experience and broad knowledge of characteristics relevant to conflict-affected or post-conflict contexts, and specific operational experience with refugee emergency and recovery programming within a host community.
Experience of coordinating activities across locations
HR staff management of both expats and national staff in challenging environments
Proven experience of capacity building and training, including preparation of materials and facilitation and roll out of a training plan;
Proven experience of financial management and use of financial tracking tools;
Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease in managing a multi-ethnic team
Good team leadership and conflict resolution skills, consensus team building, and adaptability
Experience delivering programmes to tight deadlines
Good computer and IT skills and strong communication and writing skills
Ability and willingness to work in remote and isolated location with ever changing security scenarios
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance and supervision.
Experience working in security-sensitive environments and enforcement of team security protocols is an asset.
Experience with protection, CCCM, SNFI and/or Economic Recovery programming is an asset.
A university degree in a related subject or equivalent experience is desired
Key stakeholders: (internal and external)
Project Managers, Technical Coordinators, support team, communities, government officials, Juba support teams
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