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Country Liaison - South Sudan

Juba (South Sudan)

 

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. We are looking to recruit a:

 

 “Country Liaison Officer”

 

Main objective of the role:

The Country Liaison Officer, in collaboration with the Local Implementing Partner, ensures management of the Project in accordance with project’s documents, donor guidelines and CBM procedures, policies and guidelines, guaranteeing that quality implementation and expected results are achieved. The project coordinator will report to the Desk Officer at CBM Italy Headquarter, and will work in close coordination with CBM Regional Office Nairobi.

We are looking for someone who will…

•    Manage the technical-administrative and financial aspects of project funds in adherence with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (IADC) procedures as well as CBM financial and administrative procedures
•    Support and supervise the financial management of partner’s project contribution
•    Prepare financial and narrative reports in adherence to IADC procedures, in collaboration with the local coordinator, the Desk Officer and CBM East Africa Regional Office
•    Manage the implementation of the project in collaboration with the local project coordinator, through continuous monitoring and supervision, ensuring compliance with IDC procedures
•    Participate in meetings at the Italian Embassy/Italian Cooperation Office, CBM East Africa Regional Office and other coordination forums related to the CBM work in South Sudan
•    Establish and maintain harmonious relationships with local authorities, NGOs, UN Agencies and other relevant stakeholders
•    Participate in Eye Care Cooperation meetings, relevant working groups and cluster meetings
•    Supports country assessment, risk planning, management and reporting 
•    Team management and coaching of all the CBM staffs at BEC
 
We are looking for someone who has…

•    University degree in Economics, Business Administration, International Development or related field. An advanced university degree would be an asset
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience in management and coordination within international NGOs, preferably in developing countries
•    Minimum of 2 years of experience in management and coordination of IADC projects, including knowledge of specific donor guidelines and priorities
•    Demonstrated experience in working with NGO financial and operational frameworks
•    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of M&E procedures, project proposal formulation and reporting
•    Experience in working and/or traveling in occasionally insecure areas following strict safety & security protocols
•    English and Italien Fluent, Arab advantageous
•    Intercultural knowledge and sensitivity
•    Excellent communication and strong relationships building skills
•    Result and customer service orientation
•    Good knowledge of MS Office (particularly advanced Excel skills) and Project Cycle Management Skills
 
The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.

CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please see Here. If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.
 
Please send your CV and cover letter in English by clicking to APPLY below. Application deadline: 24th July 2018.

The role is a 1-year contract located in Juba, Republic of South Sudan.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: CBM - Christian Blind Mission
  • Location: Juba (South Sudan)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • International Relations
    • Economics
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-24

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