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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Maban Field Manager Jobs in Bor Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Bor 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Maban Field Manager. Maban Field Manager Vacancy is for the Bor location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 05/07/2023.
Maban Field Manager Jobs at Save the Children Details
|Recruiter Name||Save the Children|
|Name of Vacancy||Maban Field Manager Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Maban Field Manager Jobs Description
The Field Manager will provide leadership and management oversight of Save the Children’s programme in Maban Field Office in South Sudan. The post holder will ensure effective management of programs, resources, staff and support functions in the field sites and will firmly institute finance, human resources and operations systems. The Field Manager will actively contribute to the country strategy according to prevailing needs, identify new opportunities for programming, and will ensure field level participation in programme and proposal design. They will also support the capacity development of staff in the field bases. The Field Manager will be an effective representative of Save the Children to local authorities, communities, INGOs and NGOS, and other stakeholders.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Area Operations Manager – Jonglei & Upper Nile
Staff reporting to this post:
Direct: MEAL officer, Supply Chain Officer, HR and Finance officers.
Indirect : Program staff, Humanitarian Access Coordinator, Humanitarian Manager will have a dotted reporting line
South Sudan is one of the most challenging and exciting working environments that Save the Children currently works in. The newest country in the world, its legacy of thirty years of war has yet to be even partly addressed as its new government struggles to both mature and reach out to its people. Save the Children is one of the key actors in South Sudan. As such the agency not only follows through its own plans but helps shape the strategies and plans of others – advocating with Donors, formulating policies with the government, drawing attention to neglected needs and leading strategy development in core domains such as Child Protection, Education and Livelihoods.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Maintain an oversight of the humanitarian situation on the area of responsibility ensuring that program strategy, development and implementation is orientated to need and that gaps are addressed
Contribute to project design ensuring that new proposals are in line with area strategy, feasible and adequately resourced and support sectoral assessments where necessary
Ensure effective coordination and communication flow between departments (thematic and support) to ensure efficient program delivery and a constructive and supportive working environment
Ensure timely and quality reporting from all departments and detailed analysis of program status, constraints and mitigating factors
Lead the Field Management Team to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of field operations and ensure that programme plans are clearly prioritized and communicated to the support team effectively
Ensure appropriate participation of staff in field office/program management and decision making through chairing Field Team meetings and raising issues to the Area Operation Manager
Ensure that complaints from beneficiaries/communities are resolved in a timely manner or reported to the Area Operation Manager for support
Work with the Area Operation Manager to ensure that relevant contingency planning is developed and feed into emergency preparedness initiatives or responses
Create and maintain a master budget for Maban Field Office and contribute to zonal plans/strategies.
Oversee the management of all programmes operating in Maban County, ensuring that programs are delivered according to grant agreement requirements, recognised humanitarian and Save the Children standards
Ensure that activities are appropriately planned and resourced, with workplans, procurement plans, and phased budgets in place for each project and that progress is systematically monitored on a monthly basis against targets for both budgets and programmatic targets and issues are flagged for support in a timely fashion
Ensure that kick off and close out meetings are held at the field level
Ensure that all grants have effective monitoring and evaluation systems and a system of learning and feedback is in place for the field office; actively engage in regular programme monitoring
Ensure that internal and donor reporting is of high quality, timely and informs managerial and strategic decision making.
Coordination of Systems Institutionalization (Human Resources, Finance and Field Operations)
With the support of the Area Operation Manager and relevant Directors, ensure appropriate compliance with systems and procedures (procurement, fleet, warehousing, finance, HR, admin, etc.) in the field offices
Manage the Maban field office guesthouses and any sub offices, vehicles and other assets, and ensure Save the Children’s assets are used according to Save the Children policy and in line with the goals of the program
Demonstrate compliance and leadership with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures
Ensure that all field staff have a clear understanding of Save the Children mission, vision and values, organizational goals, which are in turn reflected in programme planning, implementation and staff conduct.
CollaMabanating closely with the Area Operation Manager and Human Resources (HR), ensure appropriate staffing within the field team, including through leave tracking and timely recruitment
Ensure application of Country Office Performance Management Systems, including on-going feedback and periodic reviews based on clearly defined objectives and staff understanding of their responsibilities
Help identify learning needs for the Save the Children team and assist in the organization of training sessions for staff, partners, local authorities and community members. Actively engage in capacity building where possible
Contribute to constructive working relationships between teams and team members and identify ways that all teams and team members are able to contribute positively to common goals.
Maintain clear overview of the political, legal and security context and ensure effective security management on field sites
Establish and maintain contact with all key actors relevant to programme implementation (government, ministries, BPRM, UN and NGOs) in the local area and share programme successes and challenges
Support visits by donors, Members, CO staff and other visitors.
Ensure that security incidents are duly reported, information is effectively collected and exchanged with staff and other organisations
Assist in the development of security procedures and protocols for the field and ensure an understanding and adherence to them
Ensure staff are trained in, and comply with, security procedures and protocols and flag to the Area Operation Manager any capacity gaps.
Represent Save the Children to local authorities, donors and members of the humanitarian community
Tasks as assigned by line manager.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
willing to take disciplined risks.
honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Education to Degree level and MSc/MA/MEng level is advantage in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience.
At least two years working in management level position
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Skills and experience in project/programme implementation, monitoring, review and evaluation including budget holding responsibilities
Substantial people and programme management experience with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
Substantial experience in office management with a good understanding of logistics, HR and finance procedures
Solid experience in grant management, including budget holding and donor reporting
Substantial understanding or proven experience of security management issues
Representational, political awareness and advocacy skills
Experience of working with partners and a participatory approach
Able to work to tight deadlines with minimal supervision
Fluency in written and spoken English and computer literate
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Previous experience in Maban and Jonglei
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