Food Security and Livelihood Project Manager
Position Start Date : 15.07.2019
Duration : 12 months, Subject to funding
Location : Yei – South Sudan
Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled
Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief organization, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Every year our projects support more than 2 million children (3 million in 2016) and their families in over 35 countries. We are part of the Terre des hommes International Federation (TDHIF), with 9 other sister organizations in Switzerland, Europe and Canada.
In 2016, following the clashes that took place in the Equatoria Region, Yei (Former Central Equatoria State) was identified as zone of major humanitarian concern. At the beginning of 2017, Tdh opened a permanent base in Yei town and launched an integrated program there to improve WASH access through borehole rehabilitation, hygiene promotion and distribution of NFI kits, and support livelihoods through the distribution of vegetable seeds, farming tools and cash for work activities. Local partners South Sudan Health Association (SSUHA), the Crop Training Centre in Yei (CTC) and the Mugwo Development Organization (MDO) are involved in the program implementation.
In May 2017, the intervention is being expanded to Lainya county, where Tdh covered the water and sanitation needs, as well as a reinforcement of the health system through the intervention in nutrition, mother and child care. In September 2017, Tdh launched a school feeding program in Yei to complement the distribution of WFP dry food rations with vegetable and animal products (vouchers) and establish gardens at 36 schools. A Child Protection project was launched on February 2018 and a Wash in Schools intervention is expected to start this August. Our permanent team is Yei is composed of 5 International and 42 National staff. MSF and Handicap International have office & staff accommodation inside the same (church) compound than Tdh. Yei is located in a rural & remote area, with movement restrictions and curfew. The compound offers basic housing commodities (single room with shared sanitary facilities).
The FSL Project Manager is assisting and working under the supervision of the Field Coordinator. He/She is in charge of the direct implementation and supervision of the Tdh FSL intervention in the area.
He/she will be managing a team of 10 national staff and liaise with local partners , government bodies and international and national organization
He/she works in complete line with the FSL project strategy defined for the intervention.
He/she works in close coordination with the governmental and non-governmental agencies, and participates actively in the coordination system, to develop, monitor and orientate the project.
He/she works with all relevant authorities at district and community level (civil, religious, police, militaries and all other services) for a better implementation, acceptance and ownership in improving the living conditions of affected populations in South Sudan.
He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Policy.
Terre des hommes expects that its contractors’ professional conduct reflect proper behavior in accordance with local culture and traditions. The incumbent assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.
Reporting, monitoring, communication and planning:
Coordination and representation:
Team Management & Human Resources Management:
Please be advised that living conditions in the field (volatile security context, basic living conditions, shared showers/toilets, curfew, restriction of movements, etc.) can be challenging and although Tdh does the necessary to ensure security and wellbeing of the staff, people used to a certain level of comfort might not feel at ease in the field.
Expatriate contract under Swiss labour code 2’950 CHF (~2’550 €) < > 4’300 CHF (~3’700 €) net /month according to experience x 13, Holidays: 25 days per year. Local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.
Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies :
We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.
Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?
Please applying directly online: http://www.jobs.net/j/JOunpNWm?idpartenaire=20002
Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.
We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process – with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-up to the larger candidate pool. Thanks for your understanding.
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|Experience||3 à 5 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes, Autre|
|Secteurs d’activité||Droits humains, Autre|
|Pays||Afrique, Soudan du Sud|
|Comment postuler||Please applying directly online: http://www.jobs.net/j/JOunpNWm?idpartenaire=20002
Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter).
|Postuler en ligne||http://www.jobs.net/j/JOunpNWm?idpartenaire=20002|
|Date de fin de validité||15/05/2019|