Internal/External Vacancy for Humanitarian Programming and Response Advisor
LOCATION: Addis Ababa
POST TYPE: National
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
Effectively coordinate, collaborate and provide support to Humanitarian Director on the Humanitarian relevant resourcing, promotion, fundraising, representing at national and local level, networking, programming and programme-operations’ relevant backstopping support to longer-term and ‘nexus’ humanitarian programmes and resilience building work across the country, as well as backstopping and coordination support to emergency response delivery in Ethiopia.
The role is a key business partner, liaison and a Humanitarian Team focal point to coordinate and collaborate across the CO departments, teams and functions, as well as to lead on the backstopping support through the Ethiopia CO decentralized operations’ management systems and structures, by providing a close backstopping support to the Core Humanitarian Team (Area and Field Offices), collaboration, representation and liaison with relevant CO departments and functions, as well as in liaison with other internal and external key stakeholders.
To serve as a lead and support to the CO’s Humanitarian team and the Core Humanitarian Team in fulfilling its full-spectrum role in resourcing for and supporting delivery of the Humanitarian Action at the country, area and field office level.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Humanitarian Director
Dotted-line collaborative relationship: CO Director Programme Implementation
Dimensions: The role encompasses Humanitarian resourcing, representing, networking, programming and programme-operations’ relevant backstopping support to longer-term and ‘nexus’ humanitarian programmes and resilience building work across the country, as well as backstopping and coordination support to emergency response delivery in Ethiopia, through the Ethiopia CO decentralized operations’ management systems and structures, by providing a close backstopping support to the Core Humanitarian Team (Area and Field Offices), collaboration, representation and liaison with relevant CO departments and functions, as well as in liaison with other internal and external key stakeholders.
No substantial budget-holding responsibility is envisioned for the role except for the delegated budget-holding of the Humanitarian Fund flexible allocations, however, depending on what position is held during gaps or at the beginning of new initiatives or pilot projects – budget holding responsibility may vary.
Staff directly reporting to this post: Humanitarian Coordinator
Budget-holding responsibility: Delegated/budget-holder for flexible internal funding (HF) as/when assigned/required.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Lead backstopping support in oversight, developing, resourcing and delivery of Humanitarian and Response programmes
Support Awards Management oversight of Humanitarian and Response programmes
Supporting capacity building
Identifies potential partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders for SCI in the area of child centred humanitarian responses.
In collaboration with the CO and field based SCI staff, support assessment and analysis of the capacity of partner organizations.
Identify and recommend possible support to partners to build their capacity and to facilitate project implementation.
Facilitate humanitarian awareness training and related sessions targeting relevant project partners and SCI staff.
Supporting documentation, learning and information sharing
Collaboration, representation and networking
Establish links and good relationships with relevant government offices/authorities and NGO’s in the area of humanitarian response to refugees, pastoralist and non-pastoralist.
Contribute to the maintenances of strong relationships with key national partners and coordinating with other INGOs with humanitarian capacity, in-country donors and supporting entities.
Represent Save the Children’s humanitarian response to local authorities, donors, working groups, clusters, task forces, and other members of the humanitarian community.
Support Humanitarian Director in representing Save the Children at national forums, workshops and meetings regarding humanitarian issues.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
COMPETENCIES FOR THIS ROLE:
Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving their own performance or that of the team/ organisation.
Level required: Leading Edge
Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation.
Level required: Accomplished
Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives. Knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
Level required: Leading Edge
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Demonstrable experience of:
Humanitarian programmes and programme-operations’ management and emergency response experience, including supply chain planning, human resource management, financial and grant management, proposal development and reporting, inter-agency coordination within the UN cluster approach, inter-sector coordination and multiple programme site management.
Good understanding of Humanitarian minimum standards (SPHERE, HAP etc) and command of Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) approaches.
Practical experience with implementing humanitarian programmes, child rights programming and Rights based approaches to development, partnership’s coordination and development, capacity building and civil society development.
Knowledge & experience in Child Centred and Community managed disaster risk reduction and resilience.
Solid national, regional and field level experience in multi-sector humanitarian response, including food assistance programs, nutrition and WASH, including knowledge of MEAL best practices.
Experience of working in insecure and complex environments.
Solid knowledge of humanitarian response and transitional program concepts, policies, frameworks, strategies and components, as well as other development concepts and frameworks
Solid national, regional and field level experience in multi-sector humanitarian response, including food assisted programs.
Demonstrable skills in:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en#
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