LCED is currently looking for qualified candidates for the following positions:

 

  • Program Assistant

  • WASH officer


Job Title: Program Assistant

 

Closing date for application: 20th February 2019

Organization: Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED)

Section: Programme

Duty Station: Juba, Republic of South Sudan, with 40% travel on field locations

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Juba, with frequent field visits to the project locations for mobile response.

 

Start date: 1st March 2019


Download:   pdf Vacancy_Program Assistant_LCED (152 KB)

 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the WASH Officer will be responsible for the efficient implementation of WASH project activities, including rehabilitation of water points, toilet and hand-washing facilities, and distribution of WASH non-food items to the most vulnerable population of Greater Equatoria. S/he will ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date sex desegregation information required for effective WASH programme and project design, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation.

 

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the Programme Assistant will be responsible for assisting the programme staff in its daily duty. He/she will provide comprehensive support to the tasks of the programme officers, by ensuring effective and efficient communication and coordination between the field office (or mobile team in the field) and the coordination offices in Juba and Kampala. The Programme Assistant will also provide essential support in terms of coordination with the WASH cluster, S/NFI cluster, UN OCHA and other partners and donors. 

WORKING DAYS/HOURS

The Volunteer is expected to work 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for a total of 8 hours per day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. S/he might be require to work during weekends and public holidays as per request of the Program Manager, according to the planned activities.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

·         ·         Represent LCED in the S/NFI and WASH cluster meetings, and other fora, and report the information to the Executive Director and the Programme Manager in a timely manner.

·         Provide weekly activity updates to the Programme Manager, to be shared with the S/NFI cluster and WASH cluster, UN OCHA, and to other donors and partners.

·         Assist the Programme Associate in the development of activity budgets and work plans for the implementation of the field activities to be submitted to the Admin/Finance Officer and Program Manager based in Juba.

·         Support the Programme Associate in its function of coordinating the programme officers in the field and take up leadership role for the field team whenever necessary.

·         Report activity updates on a weekly basis to the Program Manager and M&E officer, and provide timely gender-segregated data on project progresses for the drafting of project reports to be submitted to donors.

·         Perform other duties as determined by the Programme Manager and the Executive Director.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma. A bachelor degree is an added advantage.

  • Work experience: At least 1 year of experience in a similar position, preferably in the NGO sector.

  • Language proficiency: Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • Other skills: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Internet browsers, e-mailing) is essential.

  
COMPETENCIES

  • Professionalism: Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, work independently and with minimum supervision. Ability to report to a supervisor in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to manage processes and maintain accurate records.

  • Planning and Organizing: Demonstrated effective organisational skills and ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines, transparency, accountability and flexibility. Ability to multitask.

  • Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts. Proven negotiation skills applied to the humanitarian context are highly desirable.

  • Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Knowledge of the work environments, HR policies and communication lines.

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application, including your CV, cover letter and academic certificates (if applicable), to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. keeping in copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively, the application can be hand-delivered to the following address:

            LCED Juba Office

            Munuuki Block B, Plot 80 (near St. Kizito hospital)

            Juba, Republic of South Sudan

            Phone number: +211 920700097

Please do not attach any original academic certificate or any valuable document, unless you are specifically requested to present it. Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


 Job Title: WASH Officer

 

Closing date for application: 20th February 2019

Organization: Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED)

Section: Program

Duty Station: Yei (former Central Equatoria State) Republic of South Sudan

Start date: 1st March 2019


Duration: Two months, renewable depending on performance and availability of funds.

Download:    pdf Vacancy_WASH Officer_LCED (169 KB)
 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Admin and Finance Officer, the Volunteer will support the Admin unit with the recruitment and orientation of new staff, and will undertake tasks in order to ensure that proper administrative, procurement and logistics processes are undertaken in a timely manner.

WORKING DAYS/HOURS

The WASH Officer is expected to work 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for a total of 8 hours per day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Due to the mobile responses, the WASH Officer is also expected to work during weekends and public holidays, when necessary.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Conduct field visits to implement WASH activities (rehabilitation of water points, toilets and hand-washing facilities, distribution of WASH NFIs) and periodic programme reviews with other partners, ensuring gender mainstreaming in WASH programming.

·       Take part to field assessments, verification, distributions of WASH NFI, and Post-Distribution Monitoring targeting the vulnerable population targeted by LCED, as per request of the Programme Manager.

·      Collaborate with different stakeholders (local authorities, community/IDP leaders, other cluster partners, etc.) in order to ensure the effective implementation of the project activities.

·        Take part to organized partner/stakeholder meetings as LCED representative in the project locations, when necessary, and provide weekly reports to the Programme Manager.

·    Assist the Programme Associate in the development of activity budgets and work plans for the implementation of the field activities to be submitted to the Admin/Finance Officer and Program Manager based in Juba.

·        Report activity updates on a weekly basis to the Program Manager and M&E officer, and provide timely gender-segregated data on project progresses for the drafting of project reports to be submitted to donors.

·        Perform any other duty as requested by the Programme Manager or the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  ·         Education: Minimum of high school diploma. University degree in a related discipline is an added advantage.

·         Work experience: At least 1 year of field experience implementing a WASH project.

·         Language proficiency: Fluency in written and spoken English, and spoken Arabic.

·         Other skills: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Internet browsers, e-mailing) is essential. Knowledge of the WASH cluster procedures is preferable.

COMPETENCIES

·     Professionalism: Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, work independently and with minimum supervision. Ability to report to a supervisor in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to manage processes and maintain accurate records.

·     Planning and Organising: Demonstrated effective organisational skills and ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.

·    Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts.

 

·   Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Knowledge of the work environments, HR policies and communication lines.

 
HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application, including your CV, cover letter and academic certificates (if applicable), to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Cc This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alternatively, the application can be hand-delivered to the following address:

            LCED Juba Office

            Munuuki Block B, Plot 80 (near St. Kizito hospital)

            Juba, Republic of South Sudan

            Phone number: +211 920700097

Please do not attach any original academic certificate or any valuable document, unless you are specifically requested to present it. Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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