Tearfund Safety and Security Manager Jobs in South Sudan Contract duration: 12 months with possibility for extension depending on funding Tearfund has been working in South Sudan since the s through partners and the disaster response team has been directly involved in the country since The relief programme is largely based in former Jonglei state and Juba with longer term work with partners focused in Central and Western Equatoria and Northern Bahr el Ghazal. Tearfund is offering the opportunity for an experienced Safety and Security Manager to join Tearfund's team in this challenging and fast paced environment, working with a fantastic team of professionals committed to serve those the most vulnerable in one of the most difficult humanitarian contexts in the world.
We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to provide strategic safety support to our operational and partnership work in South Sudan. Tearfund has also worked in South Sudan for over 40 years through local partners and currently works with nine different partners each undertaking a variety of development, humanitarian and advocacy projects to contribute to the recovery and development of local communities. The AC is the most senior representative in Aweil, and is responsible for project management and implementation of the programme quality and accountability.
The AC is a key part of the programme Senior Management Team and contributes to the strategic decision making and shaping the strategy of the programme. The successful applicant will have had a minimum of three years working for an NGO and have proven disaster management experience.
The applicant should have two years in a senior role with proven budget and project management. People management and security management is essential, as is fluent written and spoken English. Tests will be conducted prior to interview. The successful applicant will have the ability to manage their own workload, work to strict time frames and deal with complex personnel issues. In addition they will possess good cross-cultural skills, strong written and communication skills and the ability to relate well to people.
The role requires living in basic conditions in a town, with infrequent travel to Juba. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues. This post will lead engagement with national advocacy platforms to advance the efforts toward Peace and Reconciliation.
The post holder will manage programming, advisory or technical staff as required, as well as consultants, and will represent Tearfund externally. Tearfund has worked in South Sudan for over 40 years through local partners and currently works with nine Partners each undertaking a variety of development, humanitarian and advocacy projects to contribute to the recovery and development of local communities in South Sudan.
Our Partners include Church denominations and Christian NGOs, and are complimented by our separately managed direct operational work. Candidates must be committed to integral mission approaches, and have a passion to see the local church in South Sudan developing its role in addressing poverty and injustice. The successful applicant will have proven experience in advocacy work specifically in capacity building of local organisations, and in peace building and reconciliation.
Essential experience in community development, humanitarian emergency response and project management are also required, with excellent relational skills to be able to work effectively with the leaders of Church denominations and para-Church organisations. The successful applicant will be educated to a degree level with a good and proven understanding of current relief and development issues and experience in a number of complex humanitarian contexts including South Sudan.
Excellent written and spoken English, good cross-cultural awareness and a genuine heart for the poor are essential for this role. Additionally, the role will be line managing a number of quite senior roles within the programme so good people-management skills are essential.Rival leaders in South Sudan have agreed to form a new government — in a nation desperate for peace and stability.
This marks the start of a three-year transitional period for South Sudan, following multiple delays to a peace agreement signed in September More than six years of bitter conflict has seen an estimatedpeople killed and millions forced from their homes. Across the country, over half of the population are dependent on food aid.
Tearfund works alongside people in South Sudan who have been impacted by the conflict. This includes helping those suffering from malnutrition, repairing vital water sources destroyed in the fighting, and supporting women and men who work to bring peace in their communities. This will enable the people of South Sudan to access urgently needed life-saving assistance and to flourish in the long term.
Past deals have ended in conflict, so please pray that this peace agreement will stay on track. This involves finding and writing up inspiring articles for the website, and capturing compelling stories on video. Posted by Andrew Horton. Andrew Horton. Read more from Andrew. Give now It is the latest…. Posted on 28 Nov by Diane Igirimbabazi. Continue Reading. Plagues of crop-eating locusts devastate East Africa East Africa is facing plagues of locusts — the worst in decades, destroying vital food supplies and sources of income.
Tearfund is offering the opportunity for an experienced Safety and Security Manager to join Tearfund's team in this challenging and fast paced environment, working with a fantastic team of professionals committed to serve those the most vulnerable in one of the most difficult humanitarian contexts in the world.
We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to provide strategic safety support to our operational and partnership work in South Sudan. Currently our programme encompasses both humanitarian emergency and recovery response - WASH, Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods as well as support of church-led community development projects in partnership with local faith based organisations NGOs and Churches.
Although a the peace agreement has been signed in late and the newly formed transitional government of National Unity is now in place in Juba, the safety situation in the country remains extremely volatile and changes daily. Candidates need strong interpersonal skills and should be able to provide safety training to staff of various levels of understanding.
Building up good solid contacts on the ground to aid the SS Team as a whole and ensure that field teams have an adequate communication network with local authorities, NGOs in the immediate programme area and wider region as well as internal communication systems The Safety Manager will travel to all field sites frequently to conduct safety and safety assessments, provide training to safety focal points, monitor progress and development of action plans for immediate implementation. Play an active role together with HR in the staff well-being programme currently developed Excellent written and spoken English is essential.
Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith. All posts involve potential contact with children and vulnerable adults and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. This is an unaccompanied post. Click here to post comments. Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. Simply click here to return to Jobs in South Sudan. Site Search What is New?
I promise to use it only to send you Advance Africa Newsletter.
Tearfund Vacancies in South Sudan
Then Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.I agree to the terms and Conditions. Are you an Employer? Find Your Next Job Here. Recent Searches tearfund jobs. Get best matched Jobs on your Email. Candidate must be comfortable engaging with ICT customers and must be able to understand the regional ICT business in order to generate significant revenue for the business.
DubaiUnited Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 0 dubai United Arab Emirates Not Mentioned united arab emirates 0 united arab emirates Due to growth and expansion, we are currently looking for a Civil and Structural Lead Engineer to be based in Dubai for work in Iraq for an international oil company. Responsibilities Prepare verbal or written reports as required, stating the current workload in the group and whether it will meet set targets.
If not, give the reasons why not and list the steps taken, or which need to be taken, to get back on target. Liaise closely with the various Project Engineers for whom the group is doing work. This will enable the latest developments, which may affect the schedule to be ascertained. Advise them of problem areas. Make sure that all the information needed by engineers to perform their work is available before they need it so that work progresses at a smooth and steady pace, on time and on target.
Ensure that work done in the discipline is accurate and correct. Ensure that any necessary reference material is readily available to Engineers whether it is a National or Client Standard, Procedure or recognised Code of Practice.
Also, ensure that the most commonly used vendor literature is available. Allocate work packages to suitable Engineers, monitor progress against the schedule, resolve queries and generally expedite the progress of the design.
Liaise with Engineering Manager with respect to resources and equipment requirements needed for the discipline to complete the work. Ensure that the discipline Engineering work is performed based on correct Engineering standards. Ensure work performed within the discipline is executed within the allocated man-hours.
Confident in Engineering ability and experience to handle queries and problems as they arise. Able to grasp the important facts in a project and to create a schedule of work for the discipline Engineers which gets the work done on schedule and within the man-hours.
Aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the group discipline Engineers, allocate work accordingly, provide tuition to address the weaknesses and generally promote greater expertise within the group.
Able to act as a Lead Engineer on a large scale project. Able to assess Value Engineering and Constructability issues.
Key Benefits Well supported by this global engineering and construction organisation. Long term rewarding career on offer. Excellent salary package with benefits. On-going professional and personal development. Gain valuable experience on major resource projects.
Provide expertise in detail development and assisting in researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent Review and recommend to the retail team any changes that may be required to renovate the existing stores Benchmark Project cost against industry norms and constantly strive for reduction of cost in all aspects of Project Management. Ensure support to retail operation in terms of any change required to be on the retail floor as per business needs.This is causing increasing pressure on natural resources, including food, water and wood, as well as basic services such as education and healthcare.
Unemployment is high, particularly among young men who have completed secondary and sometimes tertiary education but cannot find work. Politically, Uganda has been stable in recent years, but there is evidence that levels of corruption are on the rise.
Political opposition is being dealt with in an increasingly aggressive manner, and space for civil society is under threat. There have been no large-scale disasters recently. However, small-scale, climate-related emergencies, including flooding, drought and landslides, are becoming more common.
The country is also hosting many hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees. Find out more. Tearfund has worked in Uganda since the late s. In particular we promote a process known as church and community transformation CCT which mobilises and empowers local churches to become agents of radical change in their communities.
CCT is playing an important role in improving understanding about the transmission and prevention of HIV. It is also reducing levels of stigma towards people living with HIV. A pilot project has recently been introduced to reduce the transmission of HIV from mothers to children, and to improve maternal and child health. It is recognised as a crucial foundation for positive development across many areas, including health, income, agriculture and education. Since Julymore than a million people have crossed the border into northern Uganda from South Sudan, as a result of the conflict and war.
Now Annette and her team are tackling the blight of prostitution and the sexual…. It was a long gruelling walk to the nearest water for Priscilla in rural Uganda.
So they brought the water to her with a new scheme. The secret is gravity However, she has learned that she — along with others living with the virus — have an important role to play. A role as peacemakers. HIV Find out more. WASH Find out more. Advocacy Find out more. Our Work in Uganda Tearfund has worked in Uganda since the late s.
Pray for our work Pray for an end to conflict and violence, and for lasting peace and reconciliation. Pray for the provision of food and for the threat of severe hunger to be lifted.Tearfund is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior professional to lead our programme in South Sudan.
You will understand the concepts and be able to integrate development and humanitarian work, have a solid understanding of root causes to conflict and poverty, and are dedicated to localisation and work with partners.
The successful candidate will:. Tearfund's 3 corporate priorities: Church and Community Transformation; Economic and Environmental Sustainability; and Fragile States are all included in the complex South Sudan programme, and implemented through Tearfund's own operational team and local partners.East Africa Crisis Appeal // Thank you from Tearfund staff in South Sudan
Our strategy for the work in South Sudan outlines a continuing shift in our focus from emergency response to resilience and peace building activities with a strong focus on localization and durable solutions. Based in Juba but with frequent field visitsthe Programme Director will lead the operational teams and partnership teams in different field locations, as well as the technical advisory group. As a strong leader, you will have substantial senior experience in development work and humanitarian response along with a proven and successful record of strategic planning and thinking; programmes and project cycle management, monitoring, learning and evaluation and fundraising; people and team management and development; operational programmes budget management; and ensuring compliance to donor and corporate systems and procedures.
Write for Indevjobs at USD Get global outreach. Skip to main content. Programme Director Tearfund, South Sudan. Closing Date for Applications:. Job Description Tearfund is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior professional to lead our programme in South Sudan. The successful candidate will: understand the concepts of humanitarian and emergency workand how to facilitate a transition to recovery and development in the long term have knowledge and experience working in Nutrition, WASH, Food Security and Livelihoods, including Cash, and Gender and SGBV activities Tearfund's 3 corporate priorities: Church and Community Transformation; Economic and Environmental Sustainability; and Fragile States are all included in the complex South Sudan programme, and implemented through Tearfund's own operational team and local partners.
On Facebook. Job Seekers Signup. Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management? Copyrights Sudan has been locked in conflict since It was, however, a short-lived celebration.
Tearfund puts faith into action
In DecemberSouth Sudan erupted into civil war again along ethnic and political lines characterised by violence against civilians. This has driven 3. The conflict has put more than 6 million people in emergency or crisis levels of food insecurity — which means they lack sufficient access to nutritious food.
Livelihoods have been heavily impacted by the conflict and subsequent economic decline. Livestock has been looted or killed, and crops destroyed or their planting delayed. Humanitarian access also became increasingly limited by the violence. Find out more. Tearfund has been working in the area which is now South Sudan formerly part of Sudan since the s. This work has been delivered through our partner organisations, and also directly through our own operational staff since We support communities as they tackle malnutrition, restore their livelihoods and repair vital water infrastructure.
We are also working with churches to mobilise their communities in peacebuilding and development work. Rival leaders in South Sudan have agreed to form a new government — in a nation desperate for peace and stability.
Breakthrough talks took place…. East Africa is facing plagues of locusts — the worst in decades, destroying vital food supplies and sources of income. Tearfund staff and partners in…. Almost 1 million people are in urgent need of help as severe flooding continues to affect communities in South Sudan. Give now It is the latest…. How we do it Food Security Find out more.
Tearfund Vacancies in South Sudan
WASH Find out more. Peacebuilding Find out more. Pray for our work Pray for an end to conflict and violence, and for lasting peace and reconciliation. Pray for the provision of food and for the threat of severe hunger to be lifted.