Offres d’emploi : Humanitarian Response Manager ” Mbuji Mayi, RDC”

Entreprise/Structure: Save the Children
Ville, Pays: Mbuji Mayi, Congo RDC
Référence cDiscussion: 1030584
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: Non précisé
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 07-11-2017
Publié le 25/10/2017 à 17h26min48s
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Humanitarian Response Manager-DRC
Level 3. The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people. In the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3.
As part of these responsibilities the post holder will support the establishment of child safeguarding systems, promote a culture of keeping children safe, and ensure that potential harm to children (by our own staff and/or as a result of how we do our work) is identified and addressed on an ongoing basis. The post holder should report and respond to interventions as determined by position related responsibilities identified in the Child Safeguarding Policy.
The Humanitarian Response Manager will be deployed to the field as the overall humanitarian response lead in the CAT 3 Kasai Response, making sure that the overall response is implemented. The post-holder will ensure that humanitarian programmes delivered are to the appropriate scale, scope, quality and accountability expected of Save the Children, and incorporate a child focused lens.  The RTL working closely with the Program implementing team, Logistics, and in collaboration with the Director of Programme Operations, is responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating programmatic, operational and leadership recommendations for the emergency response in line with Save the Children national and global priorities. In so doing, the Response Manager will ensure that all relevant Save the
Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies are in place. The post holder will play a leading role in the effective scale up and management of Save the Children emergency programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for children. RTL will also be expected to play a role and work in collaboration with Program Development and Quality (PDQ) department, AWARDS, Finance etc, as well as with Regional Office, SC Centre and SC Members advisers to support in organisational strategy, capacity building, policy & advocacy initiatives and fundraising. The RTL will ensure the integration on the assessment, programme design and implementation of all sectors reached: Health/Nut, Child Protection and Education ii Emergencies.
Programme Operations and Support:
◦Assume overall oversight of the emergency response programme set up in Kasai Oriental and Lomami
◦Ensuring strict compliance of programme activities with Save the Children national and global policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, SPHERE guidelines and the NGO code of conduct.
◦Takes overall leadership in prioritising response sectors or funding where this is limited, in line with SC Global Humanitarian Strategy, ensuring maximum integration between sectors where possible.
◦Take overall leadership on response fundraising, ensuring the development of high quality concept notes and proposals linked to the response strategy, and engage effectively with donors’ humanitarian advisers.
◦Have oversight over programme implementation to ensure timely & high quality delivery of programme activities.
◦Ensure quality programmes and the monitoring of this through regular site visits within the response.
◦As a member of a response Senior Management Team, play a leadership role in the overall management of SC emergency responses.
◦Coordinate with the Sector Managers/Coordinators (Health/Nut, Child Protection and EiE) to ensure programme supply strategies are in place.
◦Support the multi-sectorial assessments, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.
◦Ensure optimal safety and security management procedures and practices are in place for the emergency response programme and continually monitor the safety and security situation, adapting staff safety and security procedures accordingly in collaboration and cooperation with the Country Security Manager.
◦Oversee effective functioning of logistics systems to procure, store and distribute medical stock, supplies and services for the timely delivery of project.
◦Take overall leadership on ensuring technical and operational staffing needs (both national and international) for emergency programmes are met.
◦Plan, identify and resource appropriate and effective structure & staffing needs for entire response; In liaison with the HR Director ensuring that personnel policies are in accordance with national laws)
Program Development and Quality
◦Take overall leadership on ensuring monitoring & evaluation processes are in place and compliance with SC MEAL benchmarks.
◦Take overall leadership on accountability, ensuring that feedback is incorporated into programme design and learning disseminated to the wider sector.
◦Working with Assessment Team lead, support the designing multi-sector response and recovery strategies, programme plans and programme master budgets, ensuring sufficient technical expertise is included within budgets, ensuring linkages with existing country programmes and a clear phased plan of action up to 1 year.
◦Ensure strong accountability to beneficiaries
◦To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.
◦Coordinate with SC members and SC Technical Working Groups to ensure that technical backstopping support is in place.
◦Produce high quality and timely sitreps/reports (where necessary) for SC, Donor and within agreed reporting schedules as required.
◦In coordination with relevant Country Management team members, ensure the preparation of a timely programme delivery and submitting the donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal SC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
Capacity Building:
◦Oversee the delivery of capacity building plans to develop the requisite technical competencies in programme staff.
◦Ensure that capacity building plans and performance management systems are in place to develop the requisite competencies in staff to ensure ongoing sustainability and quality of response.
◦Coach and mentor, and ensure Technical Advisers includes capacity enhancement of the national counterparts and link in to wider organisational talent development mechanisms.
Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:
◦Help shape broader sector strategies through influence of and leadership within inter-agency coordination forums, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed. This may involve representing Save the Children within Humanitarian Country Team, or inter-provinces fora.
◦Take the initiative in documenting lessons learnt, best practice and case studies to shape in-country strategies and programme approaches, and contribute to broader sector learning.
◦Working with the Info, Comms and Media team, pro-actively identify advocacy opportunities, case studies and research opportunities which link with wider organisational strategic objectives, and turn these into action.
◦Lead on organisational level programme policy, innovation, learning or representation initiatives in consultation with Program Development and Quality team.
◦Play a leadership role in shaping communications and media priorities in line with programme priorities, acting as a spokesperson when required.
◦Represent Save the Children’s emergency response at the Coordination forums, to donors, the media and members of the humanitarian community.
◦Regularly undertake representation and advocacy with relevant government ministries at provincial level (Ministry of Health – MOH, DIVAS, Education, etc) at the operational area, other Government partners and officials as well as donor representatives. Establish systems for communication with local Government partners, relevant line departments and community representations in the operational areas.
◦Lead on organisational level operational practice, innovation and learning in consultation with Humanitarian team.
◦Ensure SCI response review framework is implemented and lessons learnt / recommendations followed up
Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
Ville: Mbuji Mayi
Expériences / Formation du candidat
◦Strong language skills in French and English,
◦Extensive experience of working internationally in humanitarian programmes
◦Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale first phase emergency response is essential
◦Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
◦Previous experience of managing a large multi-sector, multi-national team
◦Previous experience of programme management across multiple locations
◦Experience of managing multi-donor, multi-site programmes (including ECHO, DFID and OFDA) of GBP 5 – 10m
◦Security management experience across a large programme.
◦Commitment to, thorough understanding of, and able to train staff in participation and accountability approaches
◦Demonstrated ability to set up monitoring & evaluation systems in large complex programmes.
◦Demonstrated ability to set up learning and development processes for a large team
◦Proven ability of mentoring and coaching
◦Experience of senior level representation
◦Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
◦Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
◦Excellent communication skills
◦Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level
◦Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
◦A high level of written and spoken English
◦The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
◦Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
◦Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
◦Specific experience of designing and managing consortia projects
◦Media experience
Langues parlées
Fonctions: Autre
Activités: Autre
Pays: Afrique, RD Congo
Contrat: CDD
Durée du contrat:1 Year Renewable
Documents à envoyer
Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

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Date de fin de validité : 07/11/2017

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