Job by Save the Children

Report Writing and Copy Editing Intern

Job Description

TEAM/PROGRAMMEEarly Child Care EducationLOCATION:  Addis AbabaPOST TYPE: NationalChild Safeguarding:Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post holder may require to have regular contact or access to children or young peopleSave the Children is an International humanitarian, child-centered, development organization, without religious, political or governmental affiliation.A person name Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton founded the first Save the Children organization in May 1919, in London, United Kingdom. Shocked by the aftermath of World War 1 and the Russian Revolution, they were determined to improve children’s lives. Their goal was to create ‘a powerful international organization, which would extend its ramifications to the remotest corner of the globe’. The plan began to take shape when Radda Barnen (Save the Children) was established in Sweden in 1919. In 1920, the International Save the Children Union was founded in Geneva by two organizations, together with a number of other bodies working for children – some using the Save the Children name or a local variant. Over the years, Save the Children Members were created around the world, embodying Eglantyne and Dorothy’s vision. These organizations shared a common aim – to improve the lives of children. Eglantyne Jebb (founder of Save the Chidlren) was also the first to press for worldwide safeguards for children. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the United Nations in 1989 and now ratified by nearly all countries worldwide, has its roots in her pioneering work.In 2009, twenty-nine Save the Children organizations work to secure children’s rights and improve children’s lives in over 120 countries worldwide. At the members’ meeting the ambitious new five-year strategy is agreed, including changing the name to simply Save the Children, demonstrating our commitment to work even more closely together as one organization. In 2012, nineteen countries transitioned to Save the Children International and regional offices in Istanbul, Pretoria, Dakar and Panama. Today, Save the Children and its 30 member organizations work to deliver change for children in around 120 countries. The organization delivers its programs internationally to achieve the greatest possible impact for children. It has a small centre and seven regional offices. The members work together to campaign for better outcomes for children, and to deliver programs at scale to support children. Role Purpose:The Report Writing and Copy Editing Intern will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth execution of report compilation and story writing in the Childhood Development Activity team. 

  • Taking detailed notes during meeting, workshops and eventsCollecting information, materials and pictures under the guidance of the USAID/LEGO Foundation Senior Communications Manager to support the production of promotional materials, including social media updates, success stories and photo storiesCollaborating with cross-sectional teams to gather information on Implementing Partners’ activities for reporting and success storiesAssisting in the preparation, consolidation, editing and timely distribution of minutes and reports in a professional mannerSupporting the preparation of event materials, such as presentations, agendas, and briefing documentsSupporting in writing success stories, reports, and minutes during meetings, workshops and eventsAssisting in the preparation of any upcoming events during the internship periodProviding support in writing and editing various communication materials
  •  SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)Accountability:·       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 achievedAmbition:·       Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same·       Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others· Future-orientated, thinks strategicallyCollaboration:·       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 toCreativity:·       Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions·       Willing to take disciplined risksIntegrity:

    ·       Honest, encourages openness and transparency

    Job Requirements

    · Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or related fields· Understanding and willingness to learn about report writing, case studies, and success story development· Interest and skills in photography and videography. Knowledge of photo and video editing software is a plus· Ability to communicate clearly and in a comprehensive manner· Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint· Commitment to save the children values

    How to ApplyPlease attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. Use the below link to apply:  https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

    HR Intern – Females only

    Job Description

    Internship opportunities with Save the Children

    Position title: HR Intern

    TEAM/PROGRAMME: Human Resource

    LOCATION: Addis Ababa

    POST TYPE: National 

    Child Safeguarding: 

    Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post holder may require having regular contact or access to children or young people.

    Save the Children is an international humanitarian, child-centered, development organization, without religious, political or governmental affiliation. 

    A person name Eglantyne Jebb and her sister Dorothy Buxton founded the first Save the Children organization in May 1919, in London, United Kingdom. Shocked by the aftermath of World War 1 and the Russian Revolution, they were determined to improve children’s lives. Their goal was to create ‘a powerful international organization, which would extend its ramifications to the remotest corner of the globe’. The plan began to take shape when Radda Barnen (Save the Children) was established in Sweden in 1919. 

    In 1920, the International Save the Children Union was founded in Geneva by two organizations, together with a number of other bodies working for children – some using the Save the Children name or a local variant. Over the years, Save the Children Members were created around the world, embodying Eglantyne and Dorothy’s vision. These organizations shared a common aim – to improve the lives of children. Eglantyne Jebb (founder of Save the Chidlren) was also the first to press for worldwide safeguards for children. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the United Nations in 1989 and now ratified by nearly all countries worldwide, has its roots in her pioneering work.

    In 2009, twenty-nine Save the Children organizations work to secure children’s rights and improve children’s lives in over 120 countries worldwide. At the members’ meeting the ambitious new five-year strategy is agreed, including changing the name to simply Save the Children, demonstrating our commitment to work even more closely together as one organization. In 2012, nineteen countries transitioned to Save the Children International and regional offices in Istanbul, Pretoria, Dakar and Panama. 

    Today, Save the Children and its 30 member organizations work to deliver change for children in around 120 countries. The organization delivers its programs internationally to achieve the greatest possible impact for children. It has a small centre and seven regional offices. The members work together to campaign for better outcomes for children, and to deliver programs at scale to support children.

    Role Purpose:

    The HR intern will be supporting the different sections of HR department on the day to day tasks for the smooth accomplishment of the function.  Along with, this is an opportunity for individuals interested in human resources to gain practical experience and develop essential skills in the field. 

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Assist with training and development activities, including scheduling training sessions and maintaining training records.
    • Assist with documentation by compiling personal files both in hard and soft copy.  
    • Assist with the recruitment process by facilitating written and interview exams. 
    • Provide clerical and administrative support to Human Resources Department. 
    • Facilitate different events in HR department. 
    • Facilitate the issuance of ID Cards
    • Assist the day-to-day activities of HR functions.     

    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

    Accountability:

    • 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

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically

    Collaboration:

    • 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

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    • Willing to take disciplined risks

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparence

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in management, Administration, or relevant social Science fields
    • Knowledge of Microsoft applications software’s (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.) 
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
    • Strong interest in developing a career in HR.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with professionalism and integrity.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Willing to involve in versatile activities 
    • Good command of written and spoken English
    • Demonstrates strong learning agility 
    • Commitment to Save the Children values

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

    Use the below link to apply:  

    https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

    Finance Officer

    Job Description

    Child Safeguarding:

    Level 3: 

    The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

    ROLE PURPOSE:

    Responsible for the process of financial payments, documents review, verification and input and posting into GLACOS; is expected to input and post transactions and validate and post   field office GLACOS (general ledger offline spread sheet) and CAPCOS (Cash Accounting & Petty Cash Offline Solution); ensures that all transactions are authorized by the woredas program, coordinator; ensure transactions comply with the donor requirements; host country tax regulation and are complete documentation.   

    SCOPE OF ROLE:

    Reports to: Finance Coordinator

    Dimensions: Save the Children works in all regions of Ethiopia with a current staff complement of approximately 1900 and current expenditure of approximately $190090+ million each year.

    Staff directly reporting to this post: Finance Assistant

    KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

    • Responsible for various payments of check/cash, and cash collections; register on the GLACOS and bank register book of the Bare-office;
    • Ensure that the proper utilization of petty cash fund and replenishment; Collection  and review of petty cash vouchers, record on the GLACOS register,
    • Ensure that all recorded transactions are authorized by the by FOM or budget holder or the respective program coordinator as per the budget authority level; comply with the donor requirements; have complete documentation;  and ensure all recorded transactions comply with the country tax regulation;
    • Responsible for the process of financial documents  review, verification and input to be posted  into Agresso;
    • originals of all finance documents should be KEPT PROPERLY & SCANNED AT FIELD OFFICE LEVEL with copies kept at the FIELD-office as necessary
    • Ensures that all floats and advances issued are authorized and they are in line with SCI guidelines; responsible for advances follow up for in time settlement and report receivables and payables for the Dollo field office regularly,
    • Ensures that all accounting adjustment journals and recharges in GLACOS and have appropriate supporting documentation, accurately referenced and approved by the FIELD-office manager/program manager/PROGRAM coordinator;
    • Certifies all payments are initiated by an appropriate source document and accurately coded;
    • Verifies completeness of documentation in relation to policies, internal control and authorizations related to payments and submits for review and checking by Finance Coordinator; 
    • Applies all regulations and laws and any statutory requirements of deductions of income tax, Withholding tax, pension fund and any approved debt or commitment in computation of payments.
    • Makes sure purchasing procedures are respected, and that expenditures and purchase requisition made are correctly coded with account codes, funding source and Program code;
    • Responsible for the administration of pension fund and any other staff benefit for SCI entitled for the FIELD-office employees,
    • Prepares detail monthly payroll tax, pension fund balance schedule and reconcile with the system general ledger balance timely settlement of government obligations.
    • As per SCI HR policy, prepares final payments for employees leaving the organization and advice Country office finance department on computation of benefit and terminal payments.
    • Maintains and updates payroll file of each staff and monthly payroll information for review and verification by supervisor.
    • Clears all back-logs of staff salary and benefits related issues.
    • Support FO finance coordinator and performs other related tasks as required.
    • Other assignment provided by line managers.

    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

    Accountability:

    • 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

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

    Collaboration:

    • 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

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
    • Willing to take disciplined risks

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Academic Qualification-College Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Accounting
    • Work Experience- 4 years for relevant experience for Diploma holder or 2years for bachelor’s degree holder
    • Special Training-Computer literate/KNOW HOW ON EXCEL
    • Other Requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
    • Fluency in English, both verbal and written,
    • Commitment to Save the Children values.

    Teams, in the event of emergencies Desirable

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  The duty station of the position holder will be in Jigjiga Field Office , Somali Region, This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

    Use the below link to apply:  

    https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

    Child Protection Coordinator

    Job Description

    Child Safeguarding:

    Level 3:  The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

    ROLE PURPOSE:

    Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. It is a dual mandate organization and focuses on development and emergency response. We are currently working in 120 countries around the world touching the lives of 125 million children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    The Child Protection Coordinator, under direct supervision of Education and protection Thematic Program Manager is responsible for overall coordination and management of Child Protection projects implemented under Jigjiga Field Office.  

    The overall aim of the Child Protection Coordinator will be to assess, design and guide staff to initiate interventions to address violations of children’s rights to protection from abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect and psycho- social distress due to impact of the conflict. The Child Protection Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that quality projects are initiated, and capacities developed to provide protection to children based on Save the Children’s responses minimum standards. The Child Protection Coordinator will be expected to lead on sectoral assessment, project planning, coordination, recruitment, and procurement, usually at Jigjiga field office level. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity build existing project staff.

    The position holder will work in close partnership and coordination with CP stakeholders, sub cluster coordination BOWYCA, sectors and other local government stakeholders within the targeted locations.

    The position holder is also expected to work very closely with the Jigjiga field office Education & Protection Thematic Program Manager.

    SCOPE OF ROLE:

    Reports to: Education & Protection Program Manager

    Dimensions: Communication and relationship management with a wide range of stakeholders, including the Woreda Education Office, Consortium members, and stakeholders. 

    Staff reporting to this post: 1

    KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Project Management

    • Coordinates and supervise the implementation of the child protection projects under Jigjiga field office.
    • Prepare regular progress reports of the project as required to Education & protection Thematic Program Manager and field office head in compliance to rules and guidelines of donor and SCI.
    • Provide feedback and share lessons learned from project implementations?
    • Supports project team and government partners to ensure feasible detailed implementation plan is developed and implemented.
    • Serve as the sub-budget holder for the Child protection project under responsibility.
    • Ensures that appropriate technical back up is given to projects towards smooth implementation of project.
    • Ensures the quality, relevance, and integrated nature of programs in the project.

    Budget management

    • Coordinate the periodic child protection project budget revisions as required for the jigjiga field office.
    • Ensures effective and efficient utilization of project budget and other resources for the intended purpose.
    • Ensures that plans are implemented as per agreed and approved budget.
    • Forecast and manage the budget based on the detail implementation plan.
    • Review monthly expenditure Vs phased budget with action in place

    Staff management

    • Motivate staff under his/her supervision and build team spirit for effective working relationships.
    • Ensure that staff under supervision properly plan and organize their tasks (e.g. through monthly, quarterly and annual work plans).
    • Ensure that job objectives are set and performances are evaluated timely, with the required quality for supervisees, hold a one-to-one meeting, and produce team report.
    • Accountable for quality deliverables of the team through the provision of appropriate support.
    •  Hold periodic meetings for regular updates and addressing of issues.
    • Facilitate and support the staff development under his/her supervision, including nurturing and coaching on specific issues.

    Monitoring, evaluation, and quality assurance

    • Monitor and systematically document project results.
    • Assist and facilitate regularly scheduled reviews of projects with the project team, government partners and stakeholders.

    Stakeholders and partners management

    • Foster a collaborative environment and team spirit among government and non-government stakeholders.
    • Liaises with and creates conducive working relationship between SCI and stakeholders in targeted intervention areas.
    • Closely work with government agencies, and stakeholders in the course of project planning and implementation, and to develop their capacity for quality project implementation as well as reporting (based on needs /gap assessment)
    • Conduct regular monitoring visits of the project, government, and partners at the project sites and prepare reports for documentation and follow-up actions.
    • Closely work with stakeholders in the preparation of periodic and project completion reports.

    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

    Accountability:

    • 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 capacity to improve performance and applying appropriate measures when results are not achieved.

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself/herself (and their team).
    • Takes responsibility for his/her own personal actions and encourages others to do the same.
    • Widely shares his/her personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    • •  Future-orientated, thinks strategically

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, his/her 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.

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
    • Willing to take disciplined risk

    Integrity:

    •  Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in fields of Social work, sociology or social anthropology, psychology with a minimum of 5 years related work experience in the area of Child Protection.
    • Experience in working with government counterparts and other partners at various levels Regional to district.  This includes technical support, capacity-building and coordination.
    • Excellent understanding of Child Protection issues in Ethiopia at both field and policy levels in general and excellent understanding of Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.
    • Practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities in realizing children’s rights in Ethiopia, in relation to thematic area.
    • Experience in managing Child Protection projects in Humanitarian and development contexts.
    • Strong data collection, analysis and report writing skills.
    • Demonstrable experience in M&E
    • Good presentation, training and facilitation skills
    •  Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
    • Good spoken and written English,
    •  Good computer skills (particularly Excel, Word and databases)
    • Familiarity with the target area.
    • Local language is advantageous. 

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

    Use the below link to apply:  

    https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

    Community Facilitator

    Job Description

    Child Safeguarding:

    Level 3: 

    The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

    ROLE PURPOSE:

    Be responsible for the implementation of the Accelerating and Cementing Change towards the Total Abandonment All Firm of FGM and Child Marriage (ETH Strategic Partnership to End FGM Phase 3 Plus) Project. Ensures quality and effective project activities in the respective project woredas are implemented; work closely with government and other stakeholders, monitors and follow up the implementation of activities and document, report implemented activities as per the SCI standard.   

    SCOPE OF ROLE:

    Reports to: None

    Dimensions: Save the Children works in all regions of Ethiopia with a current staff complement of approximately 1900 and current expenditure of approximately $190090+ million each year.

    Staff directly reporting to this post: Child protection Officer.

    KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Planning and Reporting:

    • In close collaboration with the project officer seconded at regional women and children affairs bureau prepare annual and quarter action plan and ensures timely submission
    • Ensure preparation of timely and quality quarterly and annual project progress reports on the prepared formats and submits to immediate supervisor

    Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

    • Ensures the project is implemented in ways responsive to the communities, and children in line with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance procedures.
    • Ensures integration of activities of government stakeholders and Accelerating and Cementing Change toward the Total Abandonment All Firm of FGM and Child Marriage (ETH Strategic Partnership to End FGM Phase 3 Plus) ‘and strengthen collaboration at the Woreda level.
    • Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity-building support for all stakeholders and government sector offices.
    • In close collaboration with the Programme officer seconded at the regional women and children affairs bureau, and other government stakeholders, facilitate on-time implementation of the project activities based on the action plan and ensure implementation of quality.
    • Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation.

    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

    Accountability:

    • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages others to do the same.
    • Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.
    • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

    Creativity:

    ·       Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.

    ·       Willing to take disciplined risks.

    Integrity:

    ·       Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum of diploma in related social fields, health, and other development studies.
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in working at community-based similar projects preferably with non-governmental organizations
    • Knowledge of the language of the duty station

    Commitment to Save the Children values.

    Teams, in the event of emergencies Desirable

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  The duty station of the position holder will be in Jigjiga Field Office, Somali Region, This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

    Use the below link to apply:  

    https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

    Vacancy for Senior Humanitarian Manager

    Job Description

    ROLE PURPOSE:  

    The role holder will directly work with the head of humanitarian, and work closely with humanitarian focal persons in the areas offices, and functional departments in CO and PDQI focal persons, RO and SC members, and other departments to ensure timely and efficient response that is integrated with pre-existing programming in the 4 Area Offices.

    As a member of the humanitarian team within Program Operations department, s/he will provide technical inputs and supports to head of humanitarian and director of program operations in matters of humanitarian preparedness, contingency plan, humanitarian response plan including micro plans or region/context specify plan. S/he will support head of humanitarian to ensure proper advocacy, representation, policy, member and donor engagement, UN and cluster engagement, proposal and budget development for humanitarian response, categorization of emergencies and support the field teams in expediting the implementation of humanitarian response projects.

    The role holder will also support head of humanitarian to ensure immediate and appropriate response to children’s needs during humanitarian crises and cross sector collaboration among technical units. S/he will assist humanitarian head to ensure funding proposals are produced and donor reporting requirements are adhered to, and are of the highest standard and that Save the Children’s commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian work is upheld, and complies with all relevant policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety etc.

    SCOPE OF ROLE:

    Reports to: Humanitarian head

    Dimensions:  Save the Children operates across all zones in Ethiopia and currently has four area offices and additional field offices. Programmatically Ethiopia is a large Country Office with more than $80million annual budget and staff over 800 staff.

    Staff directly reporting to this post:

    –          This position works closely with humanitarian focal persons in each of Area offices/field offices, and functional department focal persons including MEAL, NBD, PDQI, Awards, and Ops functional units, SSA, compliance and risks, etc

    KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

    As a member of the humanitarian team, contribute to:

    –          Upholding the development of an organisational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our Members and donors

    –          Support humanitarian head to ensure that all required support is provided promptly, at scale and in line with the rules and principles of the emergency humanitarian categorization framework.

    Humanitarian preparedness plan and Quality programming  

    –          Act as a focal person in preparingand/ review of EPP and Humanitarian Contingency Planning and their accompanying tools periodically .  

    –          Provide facilitation support to functional departments in crafting and ownership of the EPP and action plans there in and also in liaison of the SCI humanitarian team with the RO and Center

    –          Ensure  roll out the approved version of  the EPP and ensure  that all relevant CO and AO/FO staff are familiar with and adhere to and implement the EPP.

    –          Follow up on implementation of Preparedness Action Plan (PAP) to address the identified preparedness gaps, and collect and compile regular updates.

    –          Support in developing and ensuring of training, and activation of country Emergency Response Team as necessary – ERT is already active

    –          Integration of CHS across SC humanitarian programming including provision of CHS mainstreaming checklist, tracking progress, compiling progress and capacity building training/supports. In collaboration with the RO, undertaking Organizational self-assessment for the CO on Quality and accountability (CHS), develop Improvement Plan and follow up its implementation.

    –          Undertaking resource mapping exercise to identify existing awards with adaptive nature including Crisis Modifier, contingency stocks, early action activities and support in re-programming

    –          Support in coordination with the field team to identify key learning opportunities from our EPP (Crisis Modifier intervention, early actions), and share it with humanitarian team, RO and Center

    Humanitarian response plan/strategy

    –          Act as a focal person for  updating and tracking of SC Ethiopia CO Humanitarian Plan, to guide SC Ethiopia CO humanitarian response Assist the head of humanitarian to ensure revisions to humanitarian response strategy where deemed necessary

    –          Continually monitor the humanitarian situation of the affected population and gathering up-to-date and useful information for use for preparation of updates, response decision, planning, and  proposal preparation

    –          Work together with field team, PDQI, and head of humanitarian to prepare and share to RO  ALERT on humanitarian situation or shocks as part of advocacy and fund solicitation 

    –          Support the humanitarian head to ensure rapid humanitarian multi-sectoral integrated assessments are undertaken as necessary to continue to inform the implementation of the humanitarian response strategy

    –          Provide technical back stopping on issues related to humanitarian response and humanitarian risk management in all operation areas and that all humanitarian programming in CO is well integrated with the SCI regional and global humanitarian response system. 

    –          Assist humanitarian head in facilitation of principled humanitarian action (PHA) cross country pilot program where Ethiopia CO is one

    Anticipatory humanitarian and early Action pilot and scale up

    –          Be focal person for humanitarian anticipatory and early action framework and /he will contribute to strengthening of the anticipatory humanitarian and early action, and the resilience of the affected people, local partners, and early warning systems to multiple shocks

    –          Support humanitarian head in facilitating the setup of multiple Anticipatory Action frameworks that, upon being activated with active engagement and partnership with government ministerial offices including EDRMC, MoA, MoWE, national MET (EMI), local partners such as ERCS, EW committees, Ready Groups and local community in the country.

    –          Support the process of establishing information exchange platform on early warning and early action system in the SCI CO and field offices/area offices 

    –          Support humanitarian head to generate useful information products and pathways through adequate humanitarian intelligence, including Anticipatory and early action, etc to develop an agile humanitarian portfolio.

    Management of humanitarian response fund

    –          Be focal person for the humanitarian fund and support in ensure solicitation of funds for priority humanitarian needs across the regions in the country

    –          Be budget holder, Manage the humanitarian fund and   coordinate with Field and Co office team, and prepare HF proposals and process SLT approval

    –          Compile HF proposal and upload applications together with Award team focal person (s); and ensure regular monthly updates, tracking and monitoring spending and activity progress, and  quarter reports

    –          Oversee and manage the implementation of the flexible funding for humanitarian preparedness programming

    Monitoring and reporting

    –          Follow up timely submission of monthly Situation Reps on HART system;

    –          Work together with NBD and Track and update all Humanitarian Fund tracker

    –          Humanitarian Award monitoring and field level joint monitoring

    –          Support the humanitarian head to ensure production and timely dissemination of high quality, analytical reports, supply of regular situation reports, and collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant information and data relevant to the response.

    –          Assist head of humanitarian to be able to evaluate, monitor and review to ensure strict compliance of programme activities with SC national and global policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, SPHERE guidelines and the NGO code of conduct.

    Capacity building of Staff and partners –

    –          Facilitate the conduct of SCI and partner staff self-assessment and identify training needs,

    –          Facilitate the support/training of the country Emergency Response Team in coordination with the SCI Humanitarian Team and EARO

    –          Assist head of humanitarian to ensure the recruitment, training, and ensure availability of appropriate humanitarian professional development opportunities for staff

    –          Participate on staff performance management including setting SMART objectives, self-assessment, and period evaluation including 360 feedbacks, using SCI human resources standard operating procedures, and ensure proper documentation and follow up of individual staff development plan

    Representation, communication & relationship building

    –          Support head of humanitarian in internal coordination activities including calls with RO, Members, as well as external coordination activities including presentations at various forms

    –          Support establishment and maintenance of strong working relationships with local communities, community-based organizations and government authorities at both federal and regional state levels as appropriate.

    –          On behalf of SCI humanitarian head, represent SCI on national forums, workshops and meetings regarding humanitarian issues

    –          Support humanitarian head to establish and maintain strong relationships with key INGOs and other stakeholders with humanitarian capacity, including government and UN colleagues

    –          Ensure effective representation of SC’s humanitarian response to local authorities, donors, working groups, clusters, task forces, and other members of the humanitarian community

    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

    Delivering Results

    ·       Translates complex contextual information into planning and achieving results effectively

    ·       Ability to take a range of potentially complex and conflicting information and make decisions

    ·       Designs and reviews large and complex operations to ensure maximum impact

    ·       Ensures measures and metrics are in place to track performance in large and complex programmes

    ·       Establishes clear and compelling objectives with teams and individuals and monitors progress and performance

    ·       Holds others accountable for achieving results and challenges underperformance

    Working effectively with others

    ·       Puts mechanisms in place to ensure effective collaborative working across boundaries

    ·       Enables people from a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives to contribute to positive outcomes

    ·       Breaks down silo working and challenges behaviours that are not collaborative

    ·       Knows when to follow and lend leadership to strengthen other leaders

    Problem Solving and decision making

    ·       Identifies and addresses root causes of long-term problems facing the country programme

    ·       Brings in external perspective to ensure strategic decision making remains relevant and future focused

    ·       Provides a strategic framework to support decision making

    ·       Explores and analyses external trends and their potential impact on strategic choices

    ·       Takes calculated risks and has the courage to stand by decisions despite resistance

    Leadership and Developing Others

    ·       Delivers needs-based results in complex and fast-changing contexts

    ·       Evaluates the opportunities and risks of each idea and solution to make informed strategic decisions

    ·       Demonstrates managerial courage by willingness to confront difficult situations and take potentially unpopular decisions

    ·       Actively encourages a team environment where team members feel able to contribute, champion or challenge decisions

    ·       Conveys complex strategic issues with clarity, brevity and confidence

    ·       Develops and implements processes to ensure that the workplace is inclusive and the talents of individuals are harnessed to achieve individual and organisational success.

    Job Requirements

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

    Use the below link to apply:  

    https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1

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