AVSI – Area Team Leader – Sud Sudan

AVSI – Area Team Leader – Sud Sudan

AVSI sta selezionando un/a Area Team Leader – South Sudan da inserire nella sua operatività in Sudan del Sud . Durata 12 mesi. Scadenza candidature 15/04/2019.

Area Team Leader – South Sudan

Closing Date: 15/04/2019.
Duty Station: South Sudan.
Period: 12 months.
Starting Date: TbD.
For more information see the following link.

Main objective:

  • Management and supervision of projects and timely implementation according to financial and programmatic frame;
  • Supervise program budgets and evaluate financial programs effectiveness;
  • Contribute to AVSI South Sudan business development;
  • Build and/or improve systems to supervise and manage the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the program;
  • Liaise with the donor for project implementation related;
  • Internal reporting to Country Representative.

 

Reporting to: Country Director (1st Supervisor), Desk Area Manager (2nd Supervisor).

Specific duties

Internally:

  • Management of a local and expatriate staff team;
  • Close supervision and monitoring of the finance, administration and logistics teams;
  • Management and supervision of AVSI’s programs and their timely implementation according to financial and programmatic frame;
  • Facilitate program development, through conceptualization, design, proposal and program initiation;
  • Monitor security situation in the region and oversee implementation of AVSI security procedures.

 

Externally:

  • Demonstrate vision and leadership in building a coherent strategic direction for the area, in line with AVSI South Sudan’s overall strategy;
  • Liaison with all external stakeholders: donors, partners, the government, including local authorities, and communities;
  • To act as a catalyst with all stakeholders to coordinate existing and new programs;
  • Facilitation of needs assessment;
  • Project/proposal development;
  • To ensure external reporting requirements for projects are met.

 

Essential Requirements

Candidate profile:

  • University degree, preferably in a topic related to project management or international development; a Master on Humanitarian Studies or African Studies an asset;
  • At least 5/7 years of professional experience in humanitarian / emergency contexts;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Previous experience in South Sudan an asset.

 

Specific Skills and Competencies:

  • Solid leadership and staff management skills, with a record of managing large, diverse teams and contributing to the capacity building to national and international staff;
  • Solid leadership and staff management skills, with a record of managing large, diverse teams and contributing to the capacity building to national and international staff;
  • Familiarity with the conflicts settings;
  • Strong internal and external coordination and representation skills;
  • Strong capacity to work under-pressure;
  • Strong facilitation skills;
  • Strong communication skills and cross cultural sensitivity;
  • Willingness to travel within the country.

 

How to apply:

Send your CV (in the format you can find in the previous section) by email to humanresource@avsi.org.

Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Code: 1119-ALT-SUD.

 

Include also:

  • Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees.
  • First date of availability to take up place in the field.