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NGO Job Vacancies - AAH-I

Background: Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an African-led, regional organisation, working in East and Southern Africa to improve the lives of livelihood-challenged communities.

It was first conceived and established in South Sudan over 25 years ago. AAH-I has Country Programmes in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia. 

It brings over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. 
 

We are pleased to advertise the following vacant position:-
 
Job Title: Roving IT Assistant
 

Location: Juba, with frequent (planned and unplanned) visits to the field offices
 
Job Summary: Under the leadership of the Operations Manager and guidance of IT Officer, the Roving IT Assistant is expected to provide IT user support, monitor and maintain computer systems (network, software and/or hardware) for the Organization in line with IT standards and Action Africa Help South Sudan strategic objectives.

Qualification
  • Diploma in Information and Technology, Computer Science, Business Computing from a recognized university.
  • Certificate in computer professional courses such as CCNA & CCNP.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in a reputable organization preferably an International NGO.
  • Strong IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
Job Title: Deputy Head of FSL (Food Security & Livelihoods)
 

Location:  Juba, with frequent visits to the field offices.

Job Summary:
 Under the leadership of the Head of Programmes, the Deputy Head of FSL will support the Head of FSL in providing  leadership to the FSL sector teams in the country and oversight and guidance in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health sector programmes/ projects in the project areas in the Country.

In collaboration with the Head of FLS, s/he will support resources mobilization initiatives and take lead in preparing all donor and other program me reports for review and finalization and ensure it is of high quality and submitted timely. 

S/he will be expected to contribute to developing and implementing capacity building interventions in the counties of operation and to promoting trust amongst all key stakeholders including donors and governments officials at all (County, State and National) levels. 

Together with, or in the absence of the Sector Head, represent AAH at all bilateral and Coordination meetings.

Qualification
  • Education: Bachelor and/ or Master Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Health, Agriculture Economics, Rural Development or a related discipline desired
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in managing food security and livelihoods programmes in conflict and/or post conflict situations or similar contexts. Relevant experience in South Sudan is particularly desirable.
  • Good Leadership, Management & communication skills.
  • Good writing skills (esp. reports and proposal)
  • Ability to work with and to lead teams and to train others.

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
 

Location:  Juba, with frequent visits to the field projects
 
Job Summary: Under the overall leadership of the Country Director and Head of Programmes, the M & E Manager will be responsible to provide leadership in developing overseeing implementation of M&E systems and mechanisms responsible for the effective performance of the project. 

S/he will be responsible for establishing and managing a robust monitoring, and evaluation system, guide baseline assessment and research with well-defined results, milestones and targets for the implementation of donor-funded programs and projects. 

S/he will work closely with the Country Director, Head of Finance, Head of Operations, Head of Programme, Head of Humanitarian, Field/ Area Coordinators and all programme and programme supports team to ensure M&E is conducted professionally and timely and the M&E system procedures are rolled out and implemented.

Qualification
  • Education: Bachelor’s and/ or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences such as Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Business / Public Administration, Civil Engineering or relevant fields.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring evaluation, and research in the public or private sector, preferably related to urban development. Experience within UN/NGO and in South Sudan is particularly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation in a donor funded project is highly desirable.
  • Strong and excellent analytical and interpersonal skills along with strong organizational ability to obtain, analyse and evaluate a variety of information; organize, interpret and present it in meaningful oral or written form for varied audiences and provide solid analysis leading to sound decision-making.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills and a high degree of computer literacy are preferred.
  • Ability to lead team and to train others.

Job Title: Human Resource Manager
 

Location: Juba, with periodic visits to the field offices.
 
Job Summary: Under the overall leadership of the Country Director, the Human Resource Manager will be in charge of managing all HR related functions in South Sudan. 

S/he will be responsible to ensure satisfactory delivery of HR services in line with approved policies and/ or budgeting the Country. 


S/he will work closely with the Country Director, Head of Finance, Head of Operations, Head of Programme, Head of Humanitarian, Field/ Area Coordinators and all programme and programme supports team to ensure performance management is conducted professionally and timely and the institution’s HR policies and procedures are upheld.

Qualification
  • Education: Bachelor and/ or Master Degree in Human Resource Management/ Development, Public or Business Administration, Psychology or relevant Social Science Field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position within UN/ NGO and other organisations with a minimal 300 staff.
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience in performance management, recruitment and other core HR functions
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.  Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office packages
  • Good Leadership, Management & communication skills.
  • Good writing skills (esp. reports and proposal)
  • Ability to work with and to lead teams and to train others.

Job Title: Internal Auditor
 

Location: Juba, with regular visits to the field offices
 
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor is tasked to ensure satisfactory performance of the internal controls and systems of the organization, in order for them to facilitate the proper utilization, recording and reporting of the organizations resources, and provide advice to the Country Director and the AAH-SS Board of Directors on the same.

The IA will report to the Regional Internal Auditor for technical matter, Country Board and the SS Country Director.

Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/accounting/economics or related field.
  • Professional certification - CPA or ACCA, CIA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years in finance and accounting role with at least 3 years in internal or external audit experience.

Job Title: Country Finance Manager
 

Location:  Juba, with frequent visits to the field offices
 
Job Summary: Under the overall leadership of the Country Director and the direct supervision of the Head of Finance and Operations, the Country Finance Manager will be in charge of managing all the operational and Programme/ project budgets in the Country. 

S/he will be responsible to ensure satisfactory management of the budget of the organization in South Sudan. 

S/he will work closely with the Head of Operations, Head of Programme, Head of Humanitarian, Field/ Area Coordinators and all programme and programme supports team to ensure the country office & donor-funded project budgets and all related financial reports are prepared professionally, accurately and timely.

Qualification
  • Education: Bachelor and/ or Master Degree in accounting or related field such as Financial Management.
  • Professional certification - Candidates with professional qualification in CPA, ACCA or CMA will have added advantage.
  • Minimal 6years of accounting and finance experience, with at least 4 years’ experience within NGO/ UN or Donor environment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and good experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Ability to lead team and to train others.
N/B: A detailed Job description will be on the websitewww.actionafricahelp.org effective 5 January 2016.

Job Title: Head of Health Sector
 

Location: Juba, with frequent visits to the field offices.

Job Summary: Under the overall leadership of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Head of Programmes, the Head of Health Sector will provide leadership and overall development and management to the health sector programme/ projects in the country. 

S/he will provide oversight and guidance in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health sector programmes/ projects in the project areas in the Country.

In close collaboration with the Head of Programmes, s/he will be responsible for resources mobilization. 

S/he ensures all donor and other programmes are reports are of high quality (accurate and meets professional standard) and are submitted timely. 

S/he will be responsible for developing and implementing capacity building interventions in the counties of operation and promote a cordial and trustful relations with officials of County Health departments (CHDs), the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) and National Ministry of Health (MOH) are maintained. 

S/he will represent AAH at all bilateral and Coordination meetings.

Qualification
  • Education: Bachelor and/ or Master Degree in Medicine and/ or Public Health Management. Advanced training in public health, community health, human resource development or a related discipline desired
  • Minimum 10 years of experience improving primary health care systems and service delivery, increasing community participation in the management of services, and establishing mechanisms to strengthen outreach services;
  • At least 5 years of experience in Leadership, programme management experience in conflict and/or post conflict situations or similar contexts. Relevant experience in South Sudan is particularly desirable.
  • Proven ability to encourage health staff and motivate communities to contribute to improved health results.
  • Demonstrated Leadership, Management & communication skills.Good writing skills (esp. reports and proposal).
  • Ability to lead teams and to train others.
N/B: A detailed Job description will be on the websitewww.actionafricahelp.org effective 5 January 2016.

Application Instructions
 
Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitss@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 4:00 PM on 15th January 2016.

 The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. 

AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

OR: 

Submit a hard copy of your application addressed to Human Resource Department, Action Africa Help South Sudan AAH Country Office located next to National Civil Service Commission, Juba Nabari, Tong Ping, along Juba Regency Hotel Street.

South Sudanese Nationals are specifically encouraged to apply.

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