Country Liaison Officer & Program Coordinator
POSITION: Country Liaison Officer & Program Coordinator
AREA/DEPARTIMENT: Africa Program Department
LOCATION: South Sudan, Juba and Maridi(Western Equatoria)
DURATION: 12 Months
Amref Health Africa Onlus will deploy an Italian Country Liaison Officer & Program Coordinator in South Sudan.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The Country Liaison Officer & Program Coordinator will be responsible of the following tasks:
She/he is directly responsible for the administrative and financial management of the Amref Health Africa Onlus funded project, ensuring the correct use of the budget;
She/he will ensure that all the donors’ procedures and regulations are accomplished;
She/he will be responsible for the procurement of equipment and supplies needed to the implementation of the project in collaboration with the country and institutional procurement committee;
She/he must authorize all the project’s expenses before posting, as per budget provisions;
She/he shall be a member of the senior management team and participate in SMT meetings;
She/he will provide technical support for local personnel with tasks concerning the project;
She/he will regularly report to the Africa Programs Unit – Portfolio Holder of Amref in Italy on the progress of the activity;
She/he will be in charge to write timely technical and financial reports, as per requisition of the donors. These reports will summarize the progress made by the project versus the expected results, explain any significant variances, and detail the necessary adjustments;
She/he will act as Amref in Italy focal point in the country (relations with stakeholders, partners and institutional donors);
She/he may undertake any other duties that may be assigned to her/his by her/his supervisor from time to time to support overall institutional strategic and operational priorities.
At least 5 years’ professional experience on the field, within international NGOs or humanitarian organizations.
Experience working with and coordinating with donors including MAE, UE and knowledge of specific donor guidelines and priorities.
Demonstrated skills and experience working within NGO finance, security and operational frameworks
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of M&E MAE procedures; formulating project proposal and report development
University Degree preferably post graduate degree in a relevant field of study (Finance, Social Sciences and International Development etc.).
Proficient knowledge of English (spoken and written) is mandatory
Previous experience in working in isolated location preferably
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with analytic approach.
Ability to work and live in team.
Ability to fit properly in a multicultural / diversity work context
Flexibility, capacity of managing stress, good diplomatic skills
Ability to live and work in an rural, isolated and changing environment
REPORTING LINE: The Desk Officer and the Africa Program Department Responsible
To apply, please, send an update CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 17th 2015.
Please, kindly specific in the object: Country Liaison Officer & Program Coordinator.
Amref reserves the right to contact only the candidates that will suit the requirements.