Chief of Party - Bogota
Acción Contra el Hambre
Colombia, Bogota
hace 1 día

Start date : 02-Sep-2019

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The Cash for Urban Assistance Consortium (CUA) is a strong partnership between three international organisations, Action Against Hunger (AAH) as the leading party of this project, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Danish Refugee Council (DRC), that unite their experience to deliver effective cash assistance to support high vulnerable people in Colombia, including Venezuelan migrants, Colombians returning from Venezuela and host community members in Colombian territory.

The CUA Consortium requires strong leadership and in order to operate effectively and deliver cash assistance in response to the impact of the Venezuela situation.

The position of Consortium Project Director aims to ensure the programmatic, technical, financial and logistical development of AHH actions in the department where the actions are developed, in line with the strategic criteria of AHH in Colombia and the internal processes and regulations of AHH, donor and colombian laws.

He coordinates the delivery of high-quality actions.

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1 : Assures the quality in the implementation of those actions.

Tasks

  • The overall supervision and coordination of the Consortium in tight coordination with the Steering Committee (SC) and the Programme Management Unit (PMU).
  • Chairing the SC and coordinating the PMU and the Committees.
  • Reporting on a regular basis to the SC on behalf of the PMU.
  • Providing technical support to all Consortium Members (NRC & DRC).
  • Ensures and leads the implementation and monitoring of the activity plan (monthly report + activity progress sheet based on activity indicators).
  • Validates monthly report of activities; review of planning and follow-up of activities.
  • Prepares quarterly planning and monitoring of activities.
  • Develops and monitors the achievement of results and objectives (baseline using indicators established in the planning matrix).
  • Plans, coordinates, monitors and provides technical assistance for the implementation of activities.
  • It participates in the elaboration of documents that are necessary in the framework of the implementation.
  • USAID / OFDA / FFP focal point.
  • Ensuring that the action is implemented in a timely and coordinated manner.
  • Supervising the Consortium Technical Unit and Working Groups.
  • Reviews and capitalizes recommendations and lessons learned.
  • Objective 2 : Human Resources Management.

    Tasks

  • Prepares, revises and adapts job descriptions of team members.
  • Plans and leads, in coordination with the CD and the HR Department the processes of recruitment of staff.
  • Prepares and inducts new staff.
  • Responsible for the periodic evaluation of staff performance.
  • Organizes, motivate, and follows up on priorities of staff.
  • Coordinates, reviews and comments on reports from staff.
  • Objective 3 : Logistic, administrative, financial, accounting and treasury management.

    Tasks

  • Coordinates and validates budget planning.
  • Supervises the preparation of expenditure forecasts.
  • Monitors and validates expenditure and budget execution. Work closely with the Cash Consortium Finance Coordinator, AAH finance and AAH HQ to ensure timely financial reporting on behalf of the Consortium.
  • Follows and validates the purchase processes that are carried out.
  • Supervises treasury management (bank accounts and cash) of the project according to the accounting criteria of the donor, AHH and Colombian legislation.
  • It monitors and validates accounting information.
  • Monitoring the evolution of the context, the impact on implementation and activity progress including progress on expenditure rate.
  • Coordinates, monitors and supervises logistical management of the project.
  • Ensures and complies with AHH's logistical rules and procedures.
  • Objective 4 : External relations.

    Tasks

  • Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders (authorities, local and international organisations).
  • Participate in meetings and forums in external representation of the consortium with different stakeholders.
  • Coordinates, supervises and maintains relationships with counterparties or subcontractors.
  • Identifies and implements partner capacity studies.
  • Elaborates Termes of References (TOR) for agreements and agreements between AHH and external institutions.
  • Liaising with USAID / OFDA / FFP’s third party monitoring program.
  • Coordinate with the Collaborative Cash Delivery (CCD) members in Colombia.
  • Participation on humanitarian coordination structures and ensure that consortium is well represented (Cash Working Group, Group Inter-
  • Agencies OIM / ACNUR (GIFMM), Colombian authorities and others as requested).

    Objective 5 : Security management.

    As head of security for AAH at the project where it works by delegation from the CD, lead the management of security at the activities to facilitate access to populations and intervention areas in the safest possible way for the organization's teams.

    Tasks

  • Respect the security rules specified in the mission, ensure compliance with the plan by the team and perform the security management tasks that may be assigned in their protocols.
  • Ensures compliance by all staff and others under the responsibility of AAH with the organization's security policies, applying the disciplinary measures of the internal regulations in the event of non-compliance.
  • Leads the monitoring and analysis of the security situation, through the creation of an information network and the permanent collection of information from various sources and stakeholders.
  • Informs the Logistics Coordination and CD of the security situation and incidents and prepares incident or security situation notes.
  • Informs about the security plan and rules applicable to national and international staff and explicitly assigns security responsibilities to the team.
  • Leads in updating the base security plan according to established methodologies.
  • Defines, together with the rest of the members of the team, the realization and implementation of the strategy of acceptance and protection.
  • It leads the Critical Incident Management Team and the creation of the critical incident management protocol.
  • It defines the financing needs necessary for a correct management of the security of the operations of AAH.
  • Participates in the identification of security training needs of the project so that all staff have the necessary preparation to manage security or reduce exposure to threats.
  • Permanently monitors and analyses the security situation.
  • Tasks

  • Ensuring that each partner puts in place its own beneficiary feedback mechanism for all sectors, locations, partners, and activities and commits with Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) requirements and implementation plan.
  • Monitoring the evolution of the context, the impact on implementation and activity progress including progress on expenditure rate.
  • Do you meet the profile required criteria?

    Training

  • Professional in international studies economics sciences, engineering, social or related careers.
  • Postgraduate study in international relations, international cooperation and development, political science or allied.
  • Specific technical knowledge

  • Management of development cooperation projects.
  • Human Resources Management.
  • Knowledge of large donors; USAID, OFDA, FFP, BPRM.
  • Previous experience

  • 7 years of international relief, experience working in humanitarian and development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the area of conflict and security management.
  • Previous experience in managing consortium preferred.
  • 4 years in the management and leadership of human resources (HR).
  • Experience in Cash projects.
  • Experience in large NGO's, UN or international development organization.
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian sector

  • Understanding of the rights-based approach particularly in relation to conflict dynamics and peacebuilding.
  • Previous experience in issues related to the promotion of gender equality or personal commitment to gender equality is valuable.
  • Significant programming, advocacy, fundraising, and / or operations experience, working in both emergency and development contexts with NGOs and international organizations.
  • Knowledge of AAH

  • Knowledge of the organization and its lines of action preferred.
  • Languages

  • Excellent oral and written English and Spanish skills required.
  • Office and specific systems

  • Mastery of Windows, essential advanced management of Excel and accounting systems, is valued management of Agresso, knowledge of ICT tools and openness to its innovative use.
  • Mobility

  • Availability for geographic mobility (travel to work areas).
  • Our remuneration package :

    Formal working contract.

  • Competitive salary according to standard list of Action Against Hunger - Spain
  • AAH - Spain remuneration system allows a salary progression based on the annual development appraisal.
  • Position's context and responsibilities complement (according the grading scale set by AAH-Spain)
  • House and maintenance cover by the organization - guest house
  • Perdiem and living cost payed in local currency - according to the destination.
  • Travel costs to and from the mission.
  • 25 working days of holidays per year.
  • Break : additional rest period, including travel cost to a reference area and economic help.
  • Health, repatriation, travel and life insurance covered by the organization.
  • Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old) : of 100€
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