ACTED is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of CCCM PROJECT OFFICER in JIGJIGA/DIRE-DAWA, ETHIOPIA
ACTED JOB OPPORTUNITY
CAMP COORDINATION & CAMP MANAGEMENT PROJECT OFFICER – ETHIOPIA
Position: Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Project Officer
Department: Project Implementation Unit
Contract duration: Fixed
Location: Jigjiga/Dire Dawa
Starting date: January 2021
I. Background on ACTED
ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.
ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill CCCM Project Officer position in Jigjiga or Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. However the position is contingent on the organization securing funding.
II. Position Profile
ACTED’s CCCM Project Officer will play an integral part of the camp management team of ensuring that all inhabitants of the camp are living a safe, secured and dignified life. This will require constant interaction with the camp community, coordination, monitoring and understanding the protection risks and challenges faced in the camp. The CCCM Officer will also have an administrative responsibility of ensuring that CCCM staff and incentivized labour for their site are actively following their TORs and abiding by ACTED’s camp Code of Conduct.
III. Duties and Responsibilities
Partner coordination and Service Delivery Monitoring
- Liaising and coordination with all humanitarian partners and stakeholders working in the sites
- Liaising and coordination with local authorities responsible for site administration and delivering of services in the site
- Liaising with Sub National clusters (particularly CCCM, Shelter, Protection)
- Monitoring of service provision by partners at site level. Support to partners to achieve agreed minimum standards and service delivery quality.
- Timely reporting any gaps and/or duplication in service delivery and advocating through the appropriate mechanism for achieving agreed minimum standards and service delivery quality
- Supporting HLP activities and engaging in negotiations with gatekeepers, land owners and local authorities to ensure proper formal land tenure agreement are in place and risk of eviction is minimized
Community liaison, mobilisation, and accountability
- Establishing community governance and representation committees and strengthening the coordination and relationship-building with community leadership groups and community members on a formal and informal basis
- Organizing regular meetings with committee and community representatives’ participation in coordination meetings
- Overseeing mobilization activities conducted by assistant’s/outreach workers or community members/representatives and supporting community mobilisation of partner agencies, as needed
- Overseeing of and support to ACTED Communication with Communities (CwC) activities, including but limited to outreach activities and information campaigns
- Support the establishment of information desks and Complaint Response Mechanism (CRM)
- Once established, overseeing operation of information desks and Complaint Response Mechanism (CRM), including data management and referrals
- Training and coaching of camp committees, partner agencies and site team on CCCM and CCCM related topic
Infrastructure and site maintenance
- Supervising regular assessment of site infrastructure and physical service delivery in the camp (e.g. drainage, roads, water supply, community infrastructure)
- Supporting CCCM Engineer in preparing plans for site works, and overseeing implementation by site infrastructure team/contractors as needed
- Considering environmental impacts of infrastructure works from planning to implementation and taking all the necessary measures to mitigate the impacts as much as possible
- Overseeing information management activities and information sharing with partners and stakeholders to improve coordination
- Supporting improvement of information management systems in the site in collaboration with the database assistant including: identification of information gaps, design/review of tools, databases and reports, data collection oversight
Shelter and Non Food Items
- Coordinate and supervise registration for distribution of ESK or NFIs kits with all relevant stakeholders, including AMEU department and local authorities and supervise and assist in ESK or NFIs vulnerability prioritization
- Full management of ESK or NFIs kit distribution including support in procurement of items, prioritizing communities, conducting awareness and outreach for the distribution and following ACTED’s distribution SOPs in successfully distributing items to beneficiaries, support to vulnerable individuals during the distribution and mainstream protection
- Support in managing S/NFIs items in stock, assuring that items and their transportation to site are adequately planned and timely identify any possible opportunities for supporting the population on base of needs and vulnerabilities with leftover items in stock
- Coordinate with government officials and create tripartite land tenure agreements for site prioritized for construction of T-shelter and distribution of ESK (to minimize risk of eviction and waste of resources)
- Working directly with community focal points to promote transparency of the distribution and community awareness on S/NFIs activities in the sites
- Create documents about distribution procedures and mapping distribution sites
- Assist SNFI engineer (if any) in all matters related to the construction of temporary shelters
- Ensuring an excellent liaison between CCCM and Shelter/NFIs components of the project, especially through identification of vulnerable individuals in need of shelter and/or NFIs assistance during outreach activities and referral of complaints and feedbacks related to shelter, NFIs, site maintenance and infrastructure
- Considering gender, protection, and GBV concerns in all aspects of activities
- Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labours)
- Supporting and promoting participation of women, youth, people with specific needs and marginalised groups in camp governance mechanisms and CCCM Activities
- Referring to and following up with protection partners on identification and addressing of cases of vulnerability within the camp
- Coordinating assistance to vulnerable individuals at camp events with protection partners and other humanitarian agencies (like distribution, registration, etc)
- Ensure that principles of data confidentiality are respected in information management activities and that sensitive data of beneficiaries are protected when stored or shared if strictly necessary
- Ensuring that all site maintenance and infrastructure and shelter interventions are carried out through a vulnerability lens and whenever site maintenance or shelter activities are implemented, always consider accessibility to infrastructure and inclusion of people with specific needs
Project management and reporting
Planning, Implementing and Reporting
- Supporting the line manager in devising weekly and long-term work plans for the project implementation, particularly or information management activities
- Attending regular staff coordination meetings
- Excellent liaison with other Site Team Members, ensuring consistency and coordination of activities in the site
- Timely reporting on problems and challenges in the site to the line Manager
- Timely reporting on security and safety incidents, including fire, evictions, floods and any possible security hazards in the site to Site Manager
- Timely submission of weekly report, information products and updated databases as requested by the line manager
- Commitment to continuous learning through trainings and timely identification of capacity-building needs and opportunities, in coordination with line Manager/TC/HR Dept.
- Supervise recruitment of enumerators when needed for data collection
- Train Enumerators
Transparency and Compliance
- Ensuring compliance to ACTED internal procedures and donor procedures
- Accurate record keeping of project documentation, including photos and proper filing of meeting minutes, databases, attendance sheets, assessment reports/documents, review and updating of databases etc., in soft and hard copy
- Provide translation of various documents (e.g. reports, minutes, beneficiary lists, information signs) upon request of the Site Manager
- Perform any additional task as requested by the line Manager.
Perform other tasks and responsibilities as requested.
IV. Qualifications/Skills Required
Essential Qualifications and experience:
· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Development Studies, Social science, Water and Sanitation or another relevant discipline
· 3-4 years of CCCM management experience in Donor Funded Projects
· Demonstrated experience in CCCM management in an NGO/INGO is highly preferable.
· Able to manage a high workload and meet tight deadlines
· Good numerical, report writing and administration skills; committed to consultative and servant-minded leadership; able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate; able to enforce procedures
· Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.
· Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards
· Ability to train, mobilize, and manage national staff
· Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure
· Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
· Good inter-personal skills, commitment and motivation.
How to apply
V. Application Procedure:
Qualified national persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to email@example.com and received on or before 5.00PM on 03rd January 2021 with the subject line “CCCM Project Officer – Ethiopia” **
Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.
ACTED is committed to protecting beneficiaries within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. ACTED has specific policies, including PSEA and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, consultants and other stakeholders and has zero tolerance towards misconducts. Any candidate offered a job with ACTED will be expected to sign ACTED’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as an annex to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**