NGO: Comitato Collaborazione Medica - CCM
Location: Turalei Hospital (in Twic State, South Sudan)
Contract duration: 12 months, renewable
Start date of contract: 30th March 2019
Closing date for applications: 17th February 2019
Salary: Max 2.700 USD per month, depending on the candidate’s working experience.
Benefits: According to CCM country policy:
- Food and accommodation provided by CCM;
- Country medical cover in SSD and only for CCM staff (no family members)
- 2,5 leave days per month, plus 10 days of R&R every 10 consecutive weeks in the country
- 600 USD per every R&R schedule to cover for flight/taxi outside of SSD.
Please, apply if the job condition are convenient for you.
CCM (Comitato Collaborazione Medica) is an Italian NGO operating in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda, specialized in health-related projects’ implementation, either in humanitarian and development contexts. CCM has conducted several interventions in South Sudan since 1983, working mainly in Warrap and Lakes States. CCM supports local health institutions to manage Hospitals, Primary Health Care Centers (PHCCs) and Primary Health Care Units (PHCUs) in 5 counties of the above mentioned States, in order to improve primary and secondary health care services and contribute to meet the MoH priority targets, according to the national health strategies.
CCM is committed to (i) ensure the emergency response to the current humanitarian crisis; and (ii) preserve the already fragile health system from a possible deterioration and collapse due to the humanitarian crisis.
For further information on the organization, please visit the website at www.ccm-italia.org.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Manager is responsible for the overall management of the projects funded by Health Pooled Fund and Unicef Nutrition aiming at supporting the County Health System through quality 24/7 obstetric emergency and life-saving services in Turalei Hospital in order to ensure an effective integration with primary care and nutrition services. The PM shall guarantee proper harmonization of project activities and their financial and administrative management according to the procedures decided by CCM and by the contracts signed by the Donors. He/she reports directly to the Operation Manager for the planning of the activities and for the preparation of the budget and cooperates with the Health Advisor for the technical supervision and monitoring of the project.
Here below the details of main tasks assigned to the Project Manager grouped by management areas:
Project management and implementation
- Oversee the projects implementation at the hospital level liaising with the technical teams and all counterparts at local and county levels to ensure the compliance of the different projects work plans.
- Ensure the design and updating of detailed work plans and reporting formats of the projects following the donors and CCM’s requirements and in strict coordination with the different teams.
- Monitor and report on the implementation – output, timeline, finance, and quality – of the projects, and recommend solutions to both the technical and administrative supervisors where required.
- Ensure the correct utilization of the budget of all projects implemented in his area of competence, the allocation of expenses to the proper budget lines consistently with the official documents and donor rules.
- Prepare and regularly update the CCM administrative tools (monthly purchase requisition form, revision of BFU, procurement plan, fund request, cash control and reconciliation, etc.) in strict coordination with the dedicated Administrative Staff at field and Juba level.
- Communicate and coordinate with Operation Manager on updates, bottlenecks rising during the implementation of the projects for appropriate resolution.
- Ensure the finalization of the interim and final financial reports following the procedure agreed.
- Ensure the capitalization of the experiences made during the project and cooperate in the sharing of the identified best practices.
- Ensure the development of new project proposals through the elaboration of assessment and the collection, evaluation and analysis of health data in line with CCM strategy in the country.
- Represent CCM in the working relationship with the counterparts at hospital and local levels in order to ensure a smooth implementation of the project.
Logistic and procurement management
- Oversee the procurement of goods and services and supervise constructions according to CCM and Donors’ procedures, supported by the Procurement Officer and the Logistics Coordinator.
- Ensure the implementation of CCM and donor procurement procedures and the elaboration of the procurement plan.
- Ensures the general management of the field offices.
- Manage the expatriate and local teams involved in the project.
- Participate in the recruitment and appraisal of staff and consultants, if any, involved in the projects.
- Provide professional development and training to staff and assign roles in project implementation.
- Manage safety issues in collaboration with the Country Representative.
Communication and Fund raising
- Support and accompanies missions by HQ and other national/regional technical staff whose purpose is to create awareness of the activities undertaken by the Organization.
- Support of the Communications and Press Team and the Fundraising and Field Activities Team by providing information (videos, photographs, texts) to promote the organization’s activities; if needed, support and accompany journalists or other interested individuals on visits.
- Relevant academic background, post graduate studies in Public Health is an asset
- 3 to 5 years progressive experience within the humanitarian sector
- 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience in project management within the humanitarian sector
- 3 to 5 years’ experience in managing staff and overseeing their work
- Experience in projects dealing with health services delivery, strengthening of local capacities and community based interventions is a strong asset
- Experience with implementing other sector activities (e.g. wash, livelihoods support or community-driven programmes) would be seen as an advantage
- Experience in South Sudan and/or in other African countries is a strong asset
- Good understanding of HR, logistics and financial procedures
- Strong team management skills
- High level of autonomy and initiative
- Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and achieve results through internal and external collaboration
- Strong representation skills
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
- Strong writing and reporting skills
- Motivation to work in a volatile and unsecure environment and ability to work under high pressure
- High ability to adapt to very rural contexts where there are poor living conditions
- Computer proficient, especially in MS Office required
- English mandatory (oral and written)
How to apply
Please, email your resume (PDF- max 4 pages) with three references ‘details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any CV longer than four (4) pages or in different format will not be taken in consideration due to the high level of applications.
Compulsory for European applicants. Please, complete the CV with the Privacy European Authorization 679/2016
Please, specify in the email subject the vacancy title as follow Programme_Manager_ Turalei_Hospital _Twic_State_South Sudan
Any email without a clear title, will not be taken in consideration due to the high level of applications.
Please, note every resume will be evaluated and only short-listed candidates will be contacted