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

 

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) officer    

 

  • Programme Associate                                            


Job Title: WASH officer

 

Closing date for application: 12th August 2017

Organization: Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED)

Section: Programme

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

Start date: ASAP

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

Download:   pdf Job Description_WASH officer (36 KB)

 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Programme Associate, the WASH Officer will be responsible for the efficient implementation of WASH project activities. 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.

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, as well as conduct periodic programme reviews with other partners. Ensure gender mainstreaming in WASH programming.

  • Take part to field assessments, verification, and distributions of WASH NFI for the vulnerable population targeted by LCED, as per request of the Programme Associate and the Programme Manager.

  • Take part to inter-agency assessments, Initial Rapid Needs Assessments (IRNA) and/or Post-Distribution Monitoring exercises, as required.

  • 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 Associate.

  • Assist the Programme Associate in the development of monthly budgets for the implementation of the field activities to be submitted to the Admin/Finance Officer based in Juba.

  • Perform any other duty as requested by the Programme Associate and/or the Programme Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma. University degree in a related discipline is an added advantage.
  • Work experience: Minimum of one 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.

  

COMPETENCES

  • Planning and Organizing: Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.

  • 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.

  • 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

Please send you 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 Admin and Finance Officer at:

            LCED Office

            Munuuki Block B, Plot 80 (off Gudele Road, near St. Kisito hospital),

            Juba, South Sudan

            Phone number: +211(0) 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: Programme Associate

 

Closing date for application: 12th August 2017

Organization: Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED)

Section: Programme

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

Start date: ASAP

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

Download:   pdf Job Description_Programme Associate (39 KB)

 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the Programme Associate will be responsible to lead the ES/NFI and WASH mobile response in Greater Equatoria. S/he will coordinate the LCED Emergency Response Team in Mundri town, ensuring effective and efficient implementation of the activities, and timely reporting to the coordination office. He/she will also be responsible to represent LCED as Site Focal Point (SiFP) for the S/NFI cluster in Greater Mundri counties, and as Deep Field Coordination (DFC) focal point on behalf of UN OCHA. The Programme Associate will supervise the LCED Emergency Response Team (ERT) during mobile response in the Equatoria Region, hence s/he is expected to travel to the field 60% of the time.

 
WORKING HOURS

The Programme Associate 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 Programme Associate is also expected to work during weekends and public holidays, when necessary.
 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES


Programme coordination:

  • Liaise with the Programme Manager to coordinate the LCED Programme Officers and other staff members in Mundri town, in order to ensure effective implementation of the project activities.

  • Supervise the LCED Emergency Response Team (ERT) on mobile response, to ensure the efficient implementation of all project activities.

  • Organize and coordinate the LCED team for field assessments, verification, and distributions of Shelter and Non-Food Items (S/NFI) and WASH NFI for the vulnerable population targeted by LCED.

  • Take part to inter-agency assessments, Initial Rapid Needs Assessments (IRNA) and/or Post-Distribution Monitoring exercises, as required.

 

Advocacy, partnership and coordination:

  • Represent LCED as Site Focal Point (SiFP) of Greater Mundri counties on behalf of the S/NFI cluster, and during meetings called by the S/NFI and WASH clusters.

  • Represent LCED as Deep Field Coordination (DFC) focal point on behalf of UN OCHA, by taking effective actions to improve coordination among static/mobile partners operating in the area, by ensuring effective negotiation with the local authorities, and by providing updates on the security situation/early warnings, in collaborations and under direct supervision of the Programme Manager and the Executive Director.

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

 

Reporting:

  • Submit monthly stock/distribution reports, assessment/verification reports, and narrative reports to the Programme Manager, in a timely manner, using the tools provided by the S/NFI and WASH cluster.
  • Develop monthly budgets for the implementation of the field activities to be submitted to the Admin/Finance Officer based in Juba, and submit financial updates and payment request in a timely manner, following the LCED procedures.
  • Provide weekly updates and monthly reports from the field to the Programme Manager and to the Admin/Finance Officer in LCED coordination office in Juba. 
  • Perform any other duty as requested by the Programme Manager and the Executive Director.


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Science or related subject is required. High school diploma with additional 2 years of experience as programme associate and/or training in programme coordination can also be considered.

  • Work experience: At least 1 year of experience in project coordination and team coordination, part of which should be in financial management and reporting, preferable in the non-profit sector.

  • Language proficiency: Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic. Knowledge of Moro language will be an added advantage.

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

 

COMPETENCES

  • Professionalism: High integrity, excellent organizational skills, strong result orientation, drive for excellence and takes initiative. Ability to 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 and being result-oriented. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Demonstrated effective team coordination skills, and ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts.

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

Kindly send you 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 Admin and Finance Officer at:

            LCED Office

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

            Juba, South Sudan

            Phone number: +211(0) 920700097

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

 

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