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IRC recrute 01 Directeur Terrain Adjoint

IRC recrute 01 Directeur Terrain Adjoint


Job Description

The Ministry of Public Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in North Kivu Province, eastern DRC on August 1, 2018. C is the first time that Ebola virus disease has been reported in this part of the country and is the tenth largest outbreak in the DRC, with the most recent eruption in the Equateur Province that ended only a few weeks days before July 26, 2018.
The Province of North Kivu is among the most populated provinces of the DRC with a population of 8 million, and is characterized by intense and chronic insecurity, which has resulted in an intermittent interruption of the main activities of response . The overall humanitarian situation in the DRC, and particularly in North Kivu Province, has deteriorated significantly since mid-2017, causing approximately one million internally displaced persons (IDPs). The health and protection sectors are experiencing the highest numbers of people in need.
The epidemic of Ebola continues to spread in North Kivu. As of March 24, 2019, the epidemic has reached more than 1,000 cases, making it the second largest epidemic in history, second only to West Africa in 2014-2016. Cases have been reported in 18 health zones in the two neighboring provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.
IRC is assisting in the containment of the Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu region of the DRC. The main intervention of IRC will be to provide assistance to the existing health infrastructure of the Ministry of Public Health to ensure secure continuity of services. IRC’s assistance will include strengthening Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices and establishing Ebola virus screening and isolation points in infrastructure by improving water supply. and waste management in these facilities, ensuring secure access to lifesaving services for women and children, and promoting community resistance and participation in finding solutions.
Working under the supervision of the Field Director (FD), the Deputy Field Director (DFD) will provide leadership and support to the Ebola response team by ensuring rapid execution of project deliverables particularly in the areas of a) response program. Ebola, b) operations management and c) daily representation with donor agencies and local and international actors as appropriate.
 The position will work closely with the Field Director by sharing the linear management responsibilities of senior response coordinators and ensuring external representation. Given the sensitive security nature of this deployment, crisis management in responding to serious incidents may mean that linear management remains fluid between the Field Director and the Deputy Field Director where the Deputy Site Director will have to resume linear reporting from the Director. Land in order to allow this one (this one) to manage the crisis.
Given the uncertain future prospects of the epidemic, this post will remain mobile between the various project locations, including new locations to be determined.
Applicants with extensive management experience such as generalists, technical program coordinators or operations management are encouraged to apply. The ultimate separation of responsibilities and linear management between this position and the Field Director will be decided based on the profile and comparative capabilities of the person engaged in this position.
This position will work closely with the various departments within the response, the IRC Technical Advisors and the Emergency Unit.
Main responsibilities:
• In coordination with the Field Director, ensure the review and execution of the entire response strategy;
• Provide operational support to program teams and coordinate with area coordinators and managers for effective implementation of all project activities;
• Encourage constructive and productive communication between the program and operations staff to ensure timely delivery of services;
• Assist with emergency needs assessments and emergency program implementation in response to the developing humanitarian situation;
• Ensure program compliance with internal control procedures;
• Directly supervise at least 4 senior management / SMT members (to be determined);
• Provide quality control, support, quality control and reporting systems and processes;
• Ensure that donor reports are completed in accordance with the programs (monthly, quarterly and annual) established on grant activities, that indicators and outputs are produced in quality;
• In coordination with the Field Director, develop and maintain effective coordination and lasting relationships with external actors, representing IRC positions, promoting a long-term strategy and resolving issues with the government, the UN, donors and other external actors;
• Identify funding opportunities and monitor them in collaboration with technical teams;
• Be aware of and adhere to the security protocols for the organization in accordance with the Safe Management Plan for the Ebola Response Program;
• Ensure that health and safety protocols (including those specific to Ebola) are followed at all times, and take corrective action on time as required and in consultation with the Field Director.
IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values ​​and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service and Accountability. In keeping with these values, IRC operates and implements policies on Beneficiary Protection against Exploitation and Abuse, Child Protection, Workplace Anti-Harassment, Tax Integrity, and anti-Revenge.
As a leader, you will be placed in a position of trust. To preserve this trust, you are always supposed to:
• Leading by example and being a positive role model for others;
• Promote awareness of IRC standards and ensure that the people you supervise are equipped with the knowledge and resources they need to comply with them;
• Control the conduct of the people you supervise and take responsibility for activities that occur under your supervision;
• Pay attention to anyone who raises an ethical or compliance issue and ensure that the problem is resolved in a fair and appropriate manner.
• Field Director, Response to Ebola
• Ebola and SMT coordinators
• DDP / DDO, DRC country program
• Emergency Unit


• A Master’s degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Social Sciences or a similar field;
• A minimum of 5 years experience managing operations and / or projects at the management level in emergency settings, preferably in Africa;
• Professional experience at the management level in emergency management, in execution of a technical program or operations;
• Previous epidemic response experience is a great benefit, but not mandatory;
• Proven ability to manage projects, complete them on time, in the budget, and with expected results;
• Ability to respond to multiple priorities in time, producing high quality results;
• Proven leadership experience with a multidisciplinary team in an intercultural environment, including mentoring and active coaching. Strong leadership and motivational skills and team building;
• Strong coordination and representation skills and well-versed in influencing external actors;
• Ability to live and work in stressful and insecure environments for a long period of time is mandatory;
• Speak fluently in English and French.
Standards of Professional Conduct:  IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values ​​and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service and Accountability. In keeping with these values, IRC operates and implements policies on Beneficiary Protection against Exploitation and Abuse, Child Protection, Workplace Anti-Harassment, Tax Integrity, and anti-Revenge.
Gender Equality:  IRC is committed to reducing the gender gap in command posts. We provide benefits that allow an environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols, and other benefits and support premiums.
Employer of Equal Opportunity:  IRC is an Employer of Equal Opportunity. IRC considers all candidates on the basis of merit regardless of race, gender, color, country of origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law .
Ville Beni
Experience 0 à 3 ans
Fonctions Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activité Gestion crise / post-crise
Pays Afrique, RD Congo
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Date de fin de validité 18/07/2019

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