وظيفة شاغرة بالأمم المتحدة UNOCHA في بورتسودان : مطلوب : مساعد التنسيق الميداني
Field Coordination Associate
- Port Sudan, Sudan
OCHA Sudan addresses and facilitates issues relating to coordination, communications, and humanitarian financing, and serves the entire humanitarian community. In doing this, OCHA works with the Sudanese Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) and other government counterparts. OCHA provides support to the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in Sudan. Working with the entire humanitarian community, OCHA looks to foster a conducive operating environment that facilitates the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance (both material assistance and protection assistance). Crucially, OCHA promotes compliance with humanitarian principles in the humanitarian response. This is an essential element of effective humanitarian coordination and is central to establishing and maintaining access to affected populations, particularly in conflict-affected areas of Sudan.
Impact of Results:
Assist the HAO in Support and maintain OCHA’s engagement, with various state and non-state actors on access; Contributes updates on armed and non-armed conflicts to support OCHAs understanding of the impact of conflict on people and institutions in these states; Contributed to the provision of analysed information and updates enabling the understanding of access impediments, conflict trends preparation of maps and conflict tracking matrix.
Identifies significant humanitarian issues and problems to be addressed in the assigned region/state. Develop well-reasoned, innovative suggestions and approaches to problem resolution. Assist the HAO to manage projects and work teams, ensuring timely delivery of outputs. Help meet organizational objectives and provide sound inputs and advice with respect to coordination of humanitarian/emergency action; Provides effective guidance on cultural and political issues intrinsic to the assigned state/region. Timely deliver assigned outputs, develop partnerships and effectively interact with colleagues internally and externally.
Under the direct supervision of the CMCoord Officer and under the overall supervision & direction of Head of Access and CMCoord unit in the Sudan Country Office, the incumbent is expected to perform the following tasks:
Summary of key functions:
- Access and Civil Military Coordination
- Conflict analysis
- Information management/ Advocacy
- Other duties requested by the Head of the Office/ or Deputy head of the Office/ or Head of the Access/ CMCoord Uni
Access and Civil Military Coordination:
- Supported OCHA’s engagement with community leaders, state and non-state to facilitate access and movement of supplies,
- Contributed to provision of update enabling the preparation of conflict maps allowing OCHA understand the conflict dynamics impact to humanitarian work.
- Contribute to mapping checkpoints.
- Prepare and maintain a conflict tracking matrix, conflict trends.
- Support in the planning of delivery of humanitarian supplies.
- Support and maintain OCHA’s engagement, with various state and non-state actors on access.
- Represent OCHA in sectoral coordination meetings with communities, armed and non-state actors.
- Analyse conflicts, parties to the conflict, grievances, threats, conflict resolution, and impact on communities, institutions and humanitarian and development operations.
- Contribute updates on armed and non-armed conflicts to support OCHAs understanding of the impact of conflict on people and institutions in these states, to better inform preparedness, advocacy, dialogue and deconfliction.
- Prepare periodic updates and analytical reports.
Information Management and Advocacy:
- Contributed to the provision of analysed information and updates enabling the understanding of access impediments, conflict trends preparation of maps and conflict tracking matrix allowing OCHA to understand the conflict dynamics and its impact on humanitarian work and enabling OCHA to negotiate access.
- Assist in strengthening information networks to gather humanitarian data from the field.
- Establish and maintain contacts with other UN agencies and non-governmental organisations, communities, native administration and relevant government counterparts.
- Support advocacy efforts concerning humanitarian issues based on analysis of the humanitarian situation, especially on the protection of civilians.
- Perform duties required by the Head of the Office/ or Deputy head of the Office/ or Head of the Access/ CMCoord Unit
- Supports OCHA Country Office and Sub Offices on specific requests analytical pieces of work/tasks; engagement with communities, state and non-state actors, native administration and other stakeholders
Ability to make new and useful ideas work: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully.
Ability to persuade others to follow: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others.
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction: Models independent thinking and action.
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis.
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services.
- Ability to conduct independent research and analysis, identify issues, and recommend appropriate solutions.
- Very good knowledge of State/Region of assignment, including the cultural, political and economic dimensions. Ability to relate humanitarian affairs issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political and socio-economic.
- Strong negotiation skills: ability to lead and gain assistance of others in a team endeavor, and to articulate coherent arguments to reach agreement.
- Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment.
- Very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian affairs and sound knowledge of the institutions of the UN system.
Judgment and Decision-making:
- Apply sound judgment to resolve a range of issues/ problems.
Planning and Organizing:
- Proven ability to plan and organize, establish priorities, manage, and monitor work plans, coordinate competing demands, and work to tight deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
- Solid computer skills, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet applications, and relevant software packages, including e-mail.
- Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Political Social Science, Business Administration or equivalent.
- A first level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in relevant field with minimum four years of relevant work experience.
- Minimum of Seven years of experience analyzing conflicts, implementing peacebuilding projects in Sudan with Secondary Education, or Four years with Bachelors’ degree is required at the national or international level.
- Experience producing papers and associated products on conflict dynamics in Sudan.
- A minimum of two years’ experience working with United Nations agency, non-governmental organization (NGO) or with a consultancy firm (independent and team consultancies)
- Knowledge of communities and institutions in Sudan.
Fluency in oral and written English and Arabic is required. Candidates will be tested on their linguistic ability and regional and cultural knowledge.