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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 06 Mar 2016

    Job title:HR Officer, Recruitment

    Location: London

    Type of contract: Permanent

    Salary: £28,190

    Application deadline: 06 March 2016

    Our business:

    This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to humanitarian action in a meaningful way, for a passionate, resilient and dynamic individual, who combines proven success in attracting and retaining high-caliber talent, with the ability to build effective relationships and deliver superb customer service.

    In return we offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to join a team of likeminded professionals who are smart, passionate and great at what they do. You'll be part of a friendly and supportive environment and gain a real opportunity to build your recruitment and HR skills in a culture of innovation, responsiveness and continuous improvement.

    The Conflict, Humanitarian & Security Department’s Operations Team (CHASE OT) is contracted through Crown Agents by the Department of International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) to provide support services and an operational team delivering advice and assistance on humanitarian disasters and emergencies. This role, which is part of the CHASE OT Finance and Resourcing Team, focuses on the recruitment to and management of the database of humanitarian experts, as well as maintaining the 'deployability' of these consultants and overseeing the evaluation and performance management of consultants.

    Roles and responsibilities include:

    • Manage the end-to-end recruitment and selection of humanitarian experts to CHASE OT’s database (including appointment procedures), and undertake rapid, targeted recruitment campaigns for specific humanitarian consultancies when required.

    • Build and maintain effective relationships with the CHASE OT database consultants.

    • Engage with other departments within CHASE OT to ensure that consultants on the database are security trained, security cleared, and inducted.

    • Collaborate with the Humanitarian HR Officer in identifying suitable consultants for deployment to the field or London, and for inclusion in the UNDAC roster and retainer programme.

    • Review the current database selection process to increase efficiency and resource-effectiveness, developing supporting tools as necessary and developing training on new processes with the assistance of the L&D Adviser.

    • Develop Terms Of Reference, and associated selection and assessment tools for new database profiles as per DFID requirements, and undertake targeted recruitment campaigns to address skill shortages when required. This may include application forms, screening matrices, aptitude tests and interview questions.

    • Review how feedback and evaluation of consultants performance is currently obtained, and how this feedback is stored and utilised. Propose and implement an information management solution for performance feedback.

    • Manage our Applicant Tracking Systems, and other recruitment-related data management systems, and maintain the recruitment and selection logs and files.

    • Ensure the database holds full, accurate and up-to-date information on consultants including availability information.

    Essential Qualifications, skills and experience:

    • Degree level education or equivalent experience

    • CIPD qualified or working towards qualification preferred

    • Demonstrable experience of all aspects of recruitment and selection

    • Experience of developing and implementing selection tools such as screening matrices, aptitude tests and competency-based interview questions

    • Good IT skills and familiarity and knowledge of e-recruitment systems, HRIS and databases

    • Ability to plan, organise and facilitate assessment events and interviews

    • Experience of providing HR advice to managers on recruitment and selection

    • Proven commitment to accuracy

    • Good communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships

    • Proven ability to work under pressure, and demonstrable organization and time management skills

    • HR experience in a humanitarian or government environment is highly desirable.

      Application process

      Please send your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this role to Harleen Bhatia Patel at h-bhatia-patel@dfid.gov.uk by 06 March 2016.

      Please include in the subject line: HR Officer, Recruitment

      Please note that applicants must have the existing right to work in the UK, as we are unable to support or sponsor visa or work permit applications.


    How to apply:

    http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/hr-officer-recruitment


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 May 2016

    YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO OUR WORLD

    Job title: Humanitarian Adviser (Women and Girls in Crisis)

    Location: CHASE OT, London

    Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract ending 28/02/2017

    Salary: £45,850 (pro rata) per annum

    Application deadline: 8th May 2016

    Our business

    The Conflict, Humanitarian & Security Department’s Operations Team (CHASE OT) is contracted through Crown Agents by the Department of International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) to provide support services and an operational team delivering advice and assistance on humanitarian disasters and emergencies.

    Role and responsibilities include:

    Working to the HPPG protection adviser for day to day management the Adviser (will also be overseen by the relevant CHASE OT Deputy Director responsible for support, performance and delivery under the terms of the Crown Agents and DFID contract for the Humanitarian, Emergency and Operations Support Service.

    The post holder will:

    Support the HPPG to deliver on the UK’s commitments to protect women and girls in emergencies by:

    • Providing technical support to the Ministerial priority of ensuring women and girls are protected in emergencies
    • Leading the UK’s participation in the Call to Action to Protect Women and Girls through sitting as a co-chair of the States and Donors Working Group of the Call to Action
    • Working across CHASE and DFID to embed the protection of women and girls in emergencies
    • Providing support to Humanitarian Cadre, CHASE OT, and CHASE staff on VAWG, women’s participation and empowerment, and gender equality
    • Representing CHASE’s work on the protection and empowerment of women and girls within crises across Government

    Strengthen DFID’s global policy on VAWGwomen’s participation and empowerment, and gender equality in humanitarian emergencies through improvement of policy, investment, and political will by:**

    • Engaging with external stakeholders on institutional barriers to addressing VAWG, women’s participation and empowerment**,** and gender equality in humanitarian emergencies
    • Advising on the integration of VAWG in DFID’s funding arrangements with multilaterals, the Red Cross Movement and NGO partnerships, Engaging with DFID teams linked to VAWG and other key gender areas to ensure read across and consistency
    • Providing advice for briefings, Parliamentary Questions etc , and providing other technical advice and information on VAWG, women’s participation and empowerment**,** and gender equality in crises.

    Ensure DFID country offices are supported to implement Women and Girls in Crises programmes in humanitarian contexts by:

    • Providing on-going support to country offices as required, making sure risks to women and girls have been considered in all humanitarian programmes;
    • Providing technical advice and intensive advisory support to priority country offices on the design, implementation and monitoring of stand-alone and mainstreamed programmes; and,
    • Providing technical support to ongoing and emergent DFID humanitarian responses both centrally and in-country, where appropriate.

    Support gender mainstreaming across DFID humanitarian planning in line with the International Development (Gender Equality) Act by:**

    • Following international approaches to gender mainstreaming, women’s empowerment, and advise DFID on options
    • Providing technical guidance on gender mainstreaming in DFID humanitarian responses
    • Engaging with external actors, including other donors, partners, and stakeholders, on gender equality and women’s empowerment

    The post holder may also be required to deploy and undertake general humanitarian adviser duties at short notice, to support DFID’s humanitarian responses in chronic humanitarian settings or in acute rapid onset emergency scenarios. These duties may include conducting humanitarian assessments, drafting humanitarian strategies, appraising proposals and preparing funding submissions. This will involve applying knowledge and expertise in identifying and mitigating safety and security threats for self and others.


    How to apply:

    For a full job description and details of how to apply, please visit:

    http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/humanitarian-adviser-(women-and-girls-in-...)

    Please note that applicants must have the existing right to work in the UK, as we are unable to support or sponsor visa or work permit applications.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 May 2016

    YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO OUR WORLD

    Job title: Humanitarian Adviser

    Location: London

    Type of contract: Permanent

    Salary: £45,850

    Application deadline: 8th May 2016

    The Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Operations Team, contracted by Crown Agents but working within and alongside the Department for International Development (DFID) is an established and highly respected team supporting the UK Government in Global Humanitarian Disaster Resilience, Preparedness and Response.

    We need highly competent humanitarian professionals who can work strategically to influence internal and international processes, and who are also able to design and implement programmes on the ground. We want people with strong interpersonal skills, who can effectively network and work in collaboration with a range of partners and disciplines in across Whitehall, within other humanitarian agencies and at country level, and who can provide specialist advisory information, analysis and support in response to political briefings and parliamentary and public enquiries.

    Strong programme management skills will be essential as will a commitment to work effectively with programme and administrative staff to meet our high standards of corporate reporting.

    Some of our opportunities may require particular strengths for example regional or issues-based knowledge. For all roles you’ll bring well-developed team working skills, as well as critical thinking, good judgement, creativity, flexibility and innovation. You will be personally resilient, and able to work within a range of different environments, including some of the most challenging, often deploying at very short notice for periods up to 6 weeks in the first instance

    We would expect all of our humanitarian advisers to have a minimum of a masters degree or equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject area clearly related to humanitarian work. In exceptional circumstances substantial experience will be accepted in lieu of higher degrees. Knowledge and extensive experience gained at a senior level working on or in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict affected environments, is required.

    You must be prepared and able to make rapid decisions, and this will often mean thinking ‘outside the box’. Given that decisions may affect the safety and security of colleagues, we will expect you to have a firm grasp of issues around security.

    It is essential that you can demonstrate a high degree of fluency and skill in writing English. In addition fluency in other languages will be to your advantage. You must be computer literate and familiar with the usual Microsoft Office Suite of programmes.

    For this vacancy, we are ideally looking for an individual with a strong understanding of cash programming in particular, including experience of how cash can be used in emergencies at scale and a demonstrated ability to work and influence international cash policy issues.

    The technical competences required of our humanitarian advisers are:

    • Humanitarian risks assessment and analysis

    • Planning and managing humanitarian responses

    • Humanitarian theory, practice and architecture.

    • Disaster resilience theory, practice and architecture.

    • Practical experience of running humanitarian operations

    • Knowledge of the development effectiveness agenda, the international development system, and institutional and organisational knowledge

      The sort of skills we are looking for include:

    • Team Leadership and Membership

    • Disaster Coordination and Management

    • Contingency planning at Government level

    • Briefing at senior level

    • Information Management and reporting

    • Humanitarian advisory capability (generalist and technical)

    • Training of staff

    • Programme management and coordination

    • Financial management and accounting

    • HR and administration

    • Security management

    • Full driving licence

      Are you ready for this challenge?


    How to apply:

    For a full job description and details of how to apply, please visit:

    http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/humanitarian-adviser-2

    Please note that applicants must have the existing right to work in the UK, as we are unable to support or sponsor visa or work permit applications.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 13 Jun 2016

    Background

    DFID Nigeria is responsible for managing the British Government's contribution to development in Nigeria, with the objective of supporting government and development partners at federal and state levels to reduce poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, experienced and committed Nigerian professional to become Conflict Adviser for DFID Nigeria.

    She/he will promote conflict prevention and peacebuilding, overseeing DFID's conflict and security programmes in northern Nigeria with a particular focus on the North East, and ensuring that all of DFID's work is informed by a robust analysis of conflict and its causes.

    She/he will play a key role in building strong relationships and influencing key actors in Northern states, particularly in Borno and Yobe, on a range of programmes and policy issues linked with the conflict in the North East.

    Job Description/Duties

    1. Lead conflict analysis for northern Nigeria, conducting robust and strategic conflict analysis and providing quality crosscutting conflict advice and analysis for DFID programmes in northern Nigeria, across our Governance, Humanitarian, Human Development and Growth portfolios.

    2. Support the implementation and monitoring of key programmes in conflict prevention, stabilisation, security and justice, working closely with lead advisers in Abuja. Oversee the work of the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) in northern Nigeria as well as the implementation of the Peacebuilding and Stabilisation Programme in the North East.

    3. Ensure broader Conflict Sensitive programming and delivery of DFID governance, humanitarian, economic growth, human development in Northern Nigeria.

    4. Support UK information sharing and policy development on North East Nigeria.

    5. Effectively influence the approach of Nigerian Government officials, development partners and civil society to address conflict in the North East. The post holder will work with and influence a wide range of relevant Federal and State government partners, civil society and traditional leaders on conflict reduction in North East Nigeria.

    6. Assist the UK Risk Management Office to manage operating and programme risk.

    7. Support the wider DFID Conflict Cadre through participation in annual professional conferences, as well as providing support to advisers in other offices as part of the conflict cadre.

    Qualifications and Experience

    The successful candidate is expected to have the following qualifications,

    technical competencies and behavioural competencies.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Masters level qualification in Peacebuilding, Development, Political Science, Social Sciences or a related field, from a recognised University.

    • Minimum five-year experience in the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding. This should include provision of conflict advice to development programmes or policy making institutions, experience of designing and managing conflict prevention and peacebuilding programmes, experience in overseeing budgets and results delivery.

    • Proven cultural, social and political sensitivity for working in northern Nigeria, preferably with a working knowledge of Hausa.

    Technical competencies:

    1. Conflict response. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of: direct and third party peace processes, ceasefires, mediation and peace agreements; post-conflict stabilisation assessment and planning; disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants; transitional justice, reconciliation and their role in mitigating future risks of violence; design and implementation of peace building programmes.

    2. Conflict analysis. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of: conflict analysis tools, methodologies, theory and practice; political analysis (power relations, political systems, elections); institutional appraisal and analysis; security sector, police and justice reform; human rights, international humanitarian law and other legal standards; role of gender in conflict issues; techniques for monitoring and evaluation.

    3. Conflict prevention and conflict sensitive development. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of conflict-sensitive design of poverty reduction programmes, including the relationship between conflict and development; role of state and non-state actors in promoting peaceful transformation; global, regional, and national factors affecting conflict; conflict-sensitive design, monitoring and evaluation of programmes aimed at preventing violence.

    Behavioural Competencies/Civil Service Competencies:

    1. See the bigger picture: develop and in-depth understanding and knowledge of how the role fits and supports organisational objectives and wider public needs. Scan the political context and take account of wider impacts to develop long term implementation.

    2. Make effective decisions: break down and simplify complex data, policy documents and similar information on conflict issues; assess and interpret information to identify main issues and to inform non-technical colleagues.

    3. Lead and communicate: communicate clearly both orally and in writing, using appropriate language; communicate on a range of issues to diverse internal and external audiences.

    4. Collaborate and partner: excellent team player; work effectively with government, development partner, civil society and private sector stakeholders, including traditional and religious leaders; build good relationships for partnership, implementation and support for DFID programmes,

    5. Deliver at pace: ensure tasks are done to the required standard and deadlines; plan work to meet individual, team and office-wide objectives, achieve high quality and value for money.

    Reporting line:

    The post holder will be line managed by the Conflict Adviser from DFID Nigeria Governance and Social Development Team.

    Contractual Arrangements:

    This is a permanent position. The Conflict Adviser will initially be based in Abuja for an induction period of a few months and should expect to move subsequently to Kano (where DFID has a regional office) after the induction in Abuja.

    Working Pattern:

    This post is a full time position and is not suitable for part time applicants

    Remuneration: DFID offers a competitive salary and benefit package. The current starting salary for this position (graded A2L) full time per annum is NGN10, 572,139 inclusive of local taxes


    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    The successful candidate will be assessed against the qualifications and experiences; technical; and behavioural competencies, as outlined above using the attached Application form.

    However, candidates who are not able to download this form can request for an application form by sending an email to AfricaHRHubRecruit@dfid.gov.uk clearly indicating: A2L, Conflict Adviser DFID Nigeria.

    The completed Application form and a well-structured CV should be returned electronically to the same e-mail address above by 12 noon on Monday 13th June 2016.

    Applications will not be accepted after this time.

    Enquiries or requests for additional information already not provided above can be sent to Nse Alawani by email using N-Alawani@dfid.gov.uk

    Interviews will be scheduled to take place within a few weeks of the closing date.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to join the next stage of the assessment process. If you have not heard from us by the 30th June 2016, please consider your application unsuccessful. Enquiries on the selection process will not be acknowledged.

    The successful candidate will be expected to take up post as early as August 2016. DFID Nigeria is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcome from people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender or disability. The appointment will be under local terms and conditions and is subject to medical and security clearances.


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 Jun 2016

    • Job title:Deployments / Administration Officers for Standby Roster

    • Location: London

    • Type of contract: Standby Roster membership. Contracts will be issued as and when need arises and will vary in length depending on need.

    • Salary: Depends on length and type of contract but for full-time roles would be at least £26250 per year. Short-term tasks attract higher rates.

    • Application deadline: 8 June 2016

      \ Please note that due to the stringent nature of the security clearance required by our office, all applicants must have physically resided in the UK for the last 5 years; with the exception of short term travel under 90 days **

      Our business:

      Crown Agents provides deployments, administrative and other support services to the UK Stabilisation Unit (SU). The SU is a cross-government unit supporting UK government efforts to tackle instability overseas. It is physically located in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London SW1. See www.stabilisationunit.gov.uk for more information on the SU.

      These roles:

      We wish to add a significant number of people to our existing standby roster of security cleared deployments / administration officers. We call on members of the standby roster as and when the need arises, for additional deployments or administrative work in support of the SU. We are looking for highly able administrators who are prepared to be security cleared in advance of potential need, and who if contracted will be able to work in a busy and responsive team at the heart of government. Periods of work could range from a few weeks to, potentially, a permanent role.

      Roles are likely to be UK-based, working from Whitehall. There is no guarantee that membership of the roster will result in the offer of work. But membership of the roster makes a work offer more likely because security clearance, which can take several months, has already been obtained.

      The work involves supporting the SU as it serves the rest of Government (particularly DFID, MOD, FCO) in its efforts to tackle instability overseas. Roles are likely to be one or more of the following:

    • Assisting with the contracting and deployment of Deployable Civilian Experts to a variety of conflict-related roles either in the UK or overseas, particularly in countries in conflict

    • Assisting with the maintenance of a database of Deployable Civilian Experts

    • Assisting with financial administration

    • Other administrative support related to the above

      Essential Qualifications, skills and experience:

    • Degree level education or equivalent experience

    • Proven ability in accurate, high quality administration

    • Good communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships

    • Demonstrable organisation and time management skills, and aability to work under pressure

    • Experience in relevant work such as conflict-related, humanitarian or government is desirable.


    How to apply:

    Please go to :

    http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/SUDO-rostermay2016


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 22 Jun 2016

    Job title:Operational Security Advisor for Standby Roster

    Location: London

    Type of contract: Standby Roster membership. Contracts will be issued as and when need arises and will vary in length depending on need.

    Salary:Depends on length and type of contract but for full-time roles would be at least £52000 per year (pro rata). Short-term tasks attract higher rates.

    Application deadline: 22nd June 2016

    \ Please note that due to the stringent nature of the security clearance required by our office, all applicants must have physically resided in the UK for the last 5 years; with the exception of short term travel under 90 days at a time**

    Our business:

    Crown Agents provides deployments, administrative, security advice, and other support services to the UK Stabilisation Unit (SU). The SU is a cross-government unit supporting UK government efforts to tackle instability overseas. It is physically located in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London SW1. See www.stabilisationunit.gov.uk for more information on the SU.

    These roles:

    We wish to add approximately five people to our existing standby roster of security cleared operational security advisors. We call on members of the standby roster as and when the need arises, for additional specialist security and risk management advice to the SU. We may also call on members of the roster for short-term operational management / planning roles in field deployments overseas, especially in the early stages of such a deployment.

    We are looking for highly able security experts who are prepared to be security cleared in advance of potential need, and who if contracted will be able to work in a busy and responsive team at the heart of government. Periods of work could range from a few days or weeks to, potentially, a permanent role.

    Roles are likely to be UK-based, working from Whitehall in support of a small permanent security team. Membership of the roster is no guarantee of an offer of work. But it makes a work offer more likely because roster members have already been screened and security cleared.

    The work involves supporting the SU as it serves the rest of Government (particularly DFID, MOD and FCO) in its efforts to tackle instability overseas. Possible tasks include:

    • Provide specialist security advice and support to SU activities and deployments to fragile and conflict affected environments, from planning and development through to operational delivery

    • Produce risk assessments and draft submissions that can be used to inform both risk owners and deploying staff on the risks and mitigations associated with deployments to specific locations

    • Self-deploy, as necessary, to conduct security assessments and fact-finding in fragile and hostile environments

    • Complete comprehensive written reports with clear recommendations for the mitigation of assessed threats and risks

    • Undertake any other advisory duties as directed by the Senior Operational Security Advisor

      Qualifications, skills and experience:

    • Extensive experience of operating in hostile environments overseas

    • Recent and sustained track record of providing security and safety advice for personnel and infrastructure against a spectrum of threats

    • A broad understanding of international security issues, current affairs and a working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation

    • A proven track record of support to deployed staff in a dynamic, operationally-focused environment

    • The intellectual rigour and proven ability to synthesise information from multiple sources to provide effective security advice and assessments

    • Able to embrace uncertainty and work with ambiguity

    • Comfortable working to tight deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, and able to respond effectively to short notice assignments under pressure

    • Able to anticipate operational safety requirements based on imperfect information and indicators

    • Able to work both independently and as a team member

    • Experience in the preparation and delivery of security & safety training would be an advantage

    • Experience in producing written risk assessments under time pressure that reflect the realities faced by deployed staff

    • A proven track record in briefing policy and operational requirements to senior management, staff and other parties concisely and effectively

    • High quality written and verbal communication skills; unambiguous and succinct when dealing with complex ideas

    • Able to be authoritative when necessary; withstanding challenge whilst sustaining effective working relationships

    • Previous Whitehall / HMG experience would be an advantage


    How to apply:

    To apply for this role, please go to:

    http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/operational-security-advisor-for-standby-...


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 07 Jul 2016

    Job title: Humanitarian Adviser, Lessons

    Location: London (DFID's offices)

    Type of contract: Permanent

    Salary: Approximately £52,000

    Application deadline: 07 July 2016

    The Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Operations Team, contracted by Crown Agents but working within and alongside the Department for International Development (DFID) is an established and highly respected team supporting the UK Government in Global Humanitarian Disaster Preparedness and Response.

    We are now looking for a Lessons Adviser to support DFID’s humanitarian policy, and to support existing and emerging CHASE and DFID lessons learning initiatives through commissioning, managing, leading and participating in reviews of operations, ensuring the results of these are integrated into policy and practice.

    Roles and responsibilities include:

    • Ensure that the process for identifying and tracking lessons from DfID responses is maintained and adapted as needed (lessons reviews of responses/programmes, working with focal points for lessons, quarterly updates on progress etc.)

    • Identify or develop an accessible format for storing, updating, and synthesising identified lessons and progress in addressing them.

    • Produce timely and on-demand summaries of past lessons based on this store and relevant other evidence.

    • Provide support to DFID CHASE, country offices, policy makers and practitioners in identifying what works and what does not through combining examined experience from programmes, with rigorous evaluation and research findings.

    • Give advice to DFID CHASE on using research information, and guide them to different sources of research evidence, including humanitarian evaluation.

    • Collaborate with DfID country offices and regional teams to document, aggregate, summarise, and disseminate lessons learned from their humanitarian programmes.

    • Work with DfID implementing partners, peer donors, and research & analysis networks to ensure evidence is available as a public good and better used in humanitarian policy and practice. This covers evidence supported by DfID e.g. through the Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme, but is not limited to DfID-supported evidence.

    • Identify and extract key research evidence to help with the production of accessible evidence products e.g. guidance notes on priority issues (such as preparedness, multi-year funding, needs assessments and accountability) for DfID advisers and potentially other actors.

    • Contribute to the design of systems for monitoring partner performance, including for emergencies, and provide general advice on monitoring as needed

    • Deploy to humanitarian emergencies to support the establishment of systems for capturing lessons and monitoring performance, outcomes and impact.

    • Advise ministers and senior officials on humanitarian policy issues including drafting high quality briefing, and providing input into correspondence and parliamentary submissions as required.

      Essential Qualifications, skills and experience

    • Educated to Masters level or the equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject area clearly related to humanitarian work.

    • Knowledge and experience gained working extensively on or in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict affected environments

    • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian theory, practice and architecture, humanitarian risk assessment and planning and managing humanitarian responses.

    • Demonstrable knowledge of the development effectiveness agenda and the international development system.

    • Demonstrable success in internal advocacy and consultancy, and an understanding of organizational culture and change in large, public sector organisations.

    • Exceptional research and analysis skills, and proven ability to produce high quality, evidence-based, quantitative and qualitative reports

    • Significant proven experience of carrying out evaluations including impact assessments

    • Experience of managing lessons learning processes within organizations and with external networks/partners

    • Experience of developing and using tools for evidence based processes


    How to apply:

    For a full job description and application instructions, please visit our website at http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/humanitarian-adviser-lessons

    **Please note that all applicants MUST have the right to work in the UK**
    Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 12 Sep 2016

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    AHA Centre, with the support of Australia under the ASEAN-Australia Cooperation for the Implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme 2010-2015, is looking for the best, most-talented and highly-motivated ASEAN nationals to join the AHA Centre in Jakarta as the:

    Head of Corporate Affairs Division
    Position opens for ASEAN nationals

    Reporting to the Executive Director of the AHA Centre, the Head of Corporate Affairs Division will provides day-to-day leadership and management pertaining to corporate affairs in the areas of (i) Finance (ii) Human Resources (iii) General management/administration to ensure the delivery of high quality of services for the overall organization. S/he will also responsible for the overall performance management across the organization including development of performance management strategy and ensure its effective implementation and continuous improvement.

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed Employment Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at www.asean.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information on AHA Centre, please visit www.ahacentre.org.


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 14 Sep 2016

    Background

    DFID Nigeria is responsible for managing the British Government's contribution to development in Nigeria, with the objective of supporting government and development partners at federal and state levels to reduce poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, experienced and committed Nigerian professional to become a Conflict Adviser for DFID Nigeria, supporting the work of the wider British Mission in Nigeria.

    She/he will promote conflict prevention and peacebuilding, overseeing DFID's conflict and security programmes in northern Nigeria with a particular focus on the North East, and ensuring that all of the UK's work in the North East is informed by a robust analysis of conflict and its causes.

    She/he will play a key role in building strong relationships and influencing key actors in Northern states, particularly in Borno and Yobe, on a range of programmes and policy issues linked with the conflict in the North East.

    Job Description/Duties

    1. Lead conflict analysis for northern Nigeria, on behalf of the British Mission in Nigeria, conducting robust and strategic conflict analysis to inform British Government policies and programmes in northern Nigeria and provide quality cross-cutting conflict advice and analysis for DFID and for programmes funded by the cross-government Conflict, Security and stabilisation Fund (CSSF).

    2. Support the implementation and monitoring of key programmes in conflict prevention, stabilisation, security and justice, working closely with lead advisers in Abuja. Be the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for British Mission conflict programmes focussed on the North East. Be lead adviser in relation to the North-East for the Nigeria-wide Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), including for the EU-funded component.

    3. Ensure Conflict Sensitive programming and delivery of DFID governance, humanitarian, economic growth and human development policies and programming in Northern Nigeria.

    4. Support UK information sharing and policy development on North East Nigeria across the British Mission.

    5. Effectively influence the approach of Nigerian Government officials, development partners and civil society to address conflict in the North East. The post holder will work with and influence a wide range of relevant Federal and State government partners, civil society and traditional leaders on conflict reduction in North East Nigeria.

    6. Assist the UK Risk Management Office to manage operating and programme risk.

    7. Support the wider DFID Conflict Cadre through participation in annual professional conferences, as well as providing support to advisers in other offices as part of the conflict cadre.

    Qualifications and Experience

    The successful candidate is expected to have the following qualifications,

    technical competencies and behavioural competencies.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Masters level qualification in Peacebuilding, Development, Political Science, Social Sciences or a related field, from a recognised University.

    • Minimum five-year experience in the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding. This should include provision of conflict advice to development programmes or policy making institutions, experience of designing and managing conflict prevention and peacebuilding programmes, experience in overseeing budgets and results delivery.

    • Proven cultural, social and political sensitivity for working in northern Nigeria, preferably with a working knowledge of Hausa.

    Technical competencies:

    1. Conflict response. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of: direct and third party peace processes, ceasefires, mediation and peace agreements; post-conflict stabilisation assessment and planning; disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants; transitional justice, reconciliation and their role in mitigating future risks of violence; design and implementation of peace building programmes.

    2. Conflict analysis. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of: conflict analysis tools, methodologies, theory and practice; political analysis (power relations, political systems, elections); institutional appraisal and analysis; security sector, police and justice reform; human rights, international humanitarian law and other legal standards; role of gender in conflict issues; techniques for monitoring and evaluation.

    3. Conflict prevention and conflict sensitive development. A thorough practical and theoretical understanding of conflict-sensitive design of poverty reduction programmes, including the relationship between conflict and development; role of state and non-state actors in promoting peaceful transformation; global, regional, and national factors affecting conflict; conflict-sensitive design, monitoring and evaluation of programmes aimed at preventing violence.

    Behavioural Competencies/Civil Service Competencies:

    1. See the bigger picture: develop and in-depth understanding and knowledge of how the role fits and supports organisational objectives and wider public needs. Scan the political context and take account of wider impacts to develop long term implementation.

    2. Make effective decisions: break down and simplify complex data, policy documents and similar information on conflict issues; assess and interpret information to identify main issues and to inform non-technical colleagues.

    3. Lead and communicate: communicate clearly both orally and in writing, using appropriate language; communicate on a range of issues to diverse internal and external audiences.

    4. Collaborate and partner: excellent team player; work effectively with government, development partner, civil society and private sector stakeholders, including traditional and religious leaders; build good relationships for partnership, implementation and support for DFID programmes, work across different sections of the British Mission in Nigeria.

    5. Deliver at pace: ensure tasks are done to the required standard and deadlines; plan work to meet individual, team and office-wide objectives, achieve high quality and value for money.

    6. Resilience: able to operate effectively in difficult contexts, understanding and ensuring respect for security requirements.

    Reporting line:

    The post holder will be a member of the DFID Nigeria Governance and Social Development Team.

    Contractual Arrangements:

    This is a permanent position. The Conflict Adviser will initially be based in Abuja for an induction period of a few months and should expect to move subsequently to Kano (where DFID has a regional office) after the induction in Abuja.

    Working Pattern:

    This post is a full time position and is not suitable for part time applicants.

    Remuneration: DFID offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Indicative offers are inclusive of local taxes. Salaries are reviewed annually in accordance with local Pay Determination Guidelines. The current starting salary for this position (graded A2) full time per annum is NGN15,858,082, which with annual step increases rises to NGN20,477,257 after 5 years.


    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    The successful candidate will be assessed against the qualifications and experiences; technical; and behavioural competencies, as outlined above using the Application form.

    Interested candidates should request for the application form by sending an email to DFIDNIGERIARECRUITIN@DFID.gov.uk clearly indicating: A2 Conflict Adviser DFID Nigeria.

    The completed Application form and a well-structured CV should be returned electronically to the same e-mail address above by 14th of September 2016.

    Applications will not be accepted after this time.

    Enquiries or requests for additional information already not provided above can be sent to Nse Alawani by email using N-Alawani@dfid.gov.uk

    Interviews will be scheduled to take place within a few weeks of the closing date.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to join the next stage of the assessment process. If you have not heard from us after 4 weeks of the closing date indicated above, please consider your application unsuccessful. Enquiries on the selection process will not be acknowledged.

    The successful candidate will be expected to take up post as early as October 2016.

    DFID Nigeria is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcome from people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender or disability. The appointment will be under local terms and conditions and is subject to medical and security clearances.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    THE ASEAN COORDINATING CENTRE FOR HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT (AHA CENTRE)

    urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Director forCorporate Affairs

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    Position opens for ASEAN nationals

    Reporting to the Executive Director of the AHA Centre, the Director for Corporate Affairs will provide day-to-day leadership and management pertaining to corporate affairs in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, and General Management/Administration, to ensure the delivery of high quality of services for the overall organisation.

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    THE ASEAN COORDINATING CENTRE FOR HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT (AHA CENTRE)

    urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Resource Mobilisation Manager

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    Position opens for ASEAN nationals

    Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director of the AHA Centre, the Resource Mobilisation Manager will mobilise resources for the AHA Centre, maintain good quality and consistent relationships with donors and partners, and contribute to the development and implementation of AHA Centre’s resource mobilisation strategy.

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Assistant Director (ADR) for Disaster Monitoring & Analysis(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Position opens for ASEAN nationals)

    Reporting to the Director for Operations of the AHA Centre, the Assistant Director for Disaster Monitoring and Analysis will be responsible in managing activities pertaining to disaster monitoring and analysis, as well as assist the Director in identifying potential areas for cooperation programmes and projects to further improve ASEAN’s disaster risk assessment, monitoring and preparedness.

    The above positions will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application papers should reach us by 14 February 2017

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information on AHA Centre, please visit www.ahacentre.org.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Disaster Monitoring & Analysis Officer(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Positions open for Indonesian nationals or ASEAN nationals with permanent resident status in Indonesia)

    Reporting to the Assistant Director for Disaster Monitoring and Analysis of the AHA Centre, the Disaster Monitoring & Analysis Officer will be responsible in carrying out activities pertaining to disaster monitoring and analysis.

    The above positions will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application papers should reach us by 14 February 2017.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information on AHA Centre, please visit www.ahacentre.org.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Officer for the AHA Centre Executive (ACE) Programme(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Position open for Indonesian nationals or ASEAN nationals with permanent resident status in Indonesia)

    The ACE Programme, supported by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF), aims to prepare future leaders of ASEAN in disaster management. Officer for the ACE Programme plays a key role in the implementation and management of the ACE Programme, including planning, reporting, day-to-day operations, and chaperoning of the ACE Officers throughout the period of the programme.

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurates with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form with recent photograph, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application papers should reach us by 14 February 2017.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information on AHA Centre, please visit www.ahacentre.org.


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

    Humanitarian Advisor with Protection

    **Job title: Humanitarian Advisor with Protection
    Location: London
    Type of contract: permanent
    Salary: £52,000 (pro rata) per annum
    Closing Date: 22nd February 2017**

    Our business

    The Conflict, Humanitarian & Security Department’s Operations Team (CHASE OT) is contracted through Crown Agents by the Department of International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) to provide support services and an operational team delivering advice and assistance on humanitarian disasters and emergencies.

    Role and responsibilities include:

    This role is an excellent opportunity to support DFID’s humanitarian work in acute and chronic contexts, by helping to provide a fast and effective response to humanitarian disasters and by supporting institutional and partnership work to help build an effective international humanitarian system. We are looking for a Generalist Humanitarian Adviser with significant experience in protection and protracted crises.

    The post holder will:

    • Provide humanitarian analysis and advice to help design and implement humanitarian response strategies for DFID. This will include conducting situation and needs assessments, identifying response gaps where the UK will have the greatest added value, drafting response strategies, and programming funds (including appraising proposals and drafting funding submissions).

    • Support the development and implementation of programme monitoring activities (this will include providing partner performance feedback). On occasion the post holder might be required to plan and participate in evaluation work.

    • Work with policy and programme staff to implement robust project cycle management principles. Where feasible and appropriate, the post holder will provide recommendations for improvement to systems already in place.

    • Support the practical application of DFID policy and agenda particularly with regards to system-wide initiatives underway to build a more effective international humanitarian response system in protracted crisis, with a particular focus on addressing refugee and migration protection concerns.

    • Where requested, assist DFID with briefings to Private Office, responding to Parliamentary Questions, MPs’ letters and enquiries from the general public.

    • Maintain contacts among humanitarian policy and practice professionals, including NGOs, the Red Cross family, Multilaterals, donors and the Private Sector as required.

    • Where required, support DFID in its dealings with other Whitehall departments (MoD, FCO etc.).

    • Monitor displacement and migration trends, including key information networks, existing legal frameworks, humanitarian consequences of restrictive policies; access to international protection and assistance, and stimulate policy development and response in collaboration across diverse teams and departments;

    • Plan and prioritise work such that assignments are undertaken efficiently and effectively, following CHASEOT procedures in the execution of all functions including financial and administrative duties.

    • Contribute to overall CHASEOT activities in response to DFID requirements, including for example routine reporting, attending meetings in the UK and overseas, and preparing and delivering presentations.

    • Apply knowledge and expertise in identifying and mitigating safety and security threats for self and others.

    • Undertake the CHASEOT Duty Officer role, as required.

    • Support the recruitment and selection of humanitarian contractors to CHASE OT’s humanitarian database (including reviewing applications, assessing tests and conducting interviews, as well as developing and refining selection tools).

    • Manage small teams as required, either in the UK or overseas.

      Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested.

      Qualifications:

    • Applicants must have a minimum of a masters degree or the equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject related to humanitarian work.

    • Academic or professional study in protection preferred.

    • In exceptional circumstances substantial experience may be accepted in lieu of higher degrees.

    Experience:

    • The post calls for an experienced humanitarian adviser with a credible operational record. Candiates must demonstrate a thorough understanding of humanitarian programmes across a range of chronic and acute contexts.

    • The post holder must have operational experience in protection programming; furthermore experience with humanitarian protection issues faced in protracted and recurrent crises will be prioritised.

    • Experience working at Headquarters level, on humanitarian policy issues, is also desirable.

    • The post holder will have a solid understanding of the international humanitarian architecture including the role and the perforrmance of the various actors. S/he will also be familiar with the main initiatives underway to strenghten the international humanitarian system, including, for example, the Grand Bargain. The applicant will understand system-wide arrangements and schemes that underpin humanitarian response, including for example international humanitarian law, international financing instruments and the cluster approach.

    • The candidate will be expected to work strategically and have the ability to influence internal processes, whilst at the same time have a demonstrated ability to design and implement practical programmes on the ground. S/he will have experience identifying and communicating evidence that helps inform policy.

    • Applicants will be expected to have broad cross-sectoral knowledge and experience, including for example an understanding of the main themes than support DFID’s preparedness and disaster resilience agendas.

    • The post holder must have the ability to work across various Departments in Whitehall (for example with the FCO and the MOD).

    The technical competencies required for this post are:

    • Humanitarian risk assessment and analysis;
    • Planning and managing humanitarian responses;
    • Disaster coordination;
    • Information management and analysis;
    • Cross-sectoral humanitarian advice;
    • Humanitarian theory, practice and architecture;
    • Contingency planning;
    • Programme management cycle (including the principles of monitoring and evaluation); and,
    • Security management.

    The skills required for the post are:

    • Team leadership, team working, strong unterpersonal skills and the ability to initiate and manage work independently;
    • Critical thinking, creativity and flexibility, with the ability to work in a range of different environments;
    • Effective networking at various levels of seniority;
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
    • Briefing skills (at senior level);
    • Reporting and administration skills;
    • Financial management and basic bookkeeping skills.

    How to apply:

    Please go to the link below for instructions on how to apply for this role:http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/humanitarian-advisor-with-protection


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

    Job title:Operational Security Adviser (Stabilisation Unit)

    Location: London, with overseas travel

    Type of contract: Permanent

    Security clearance requirement: Current UK Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) desirable

    Salary: £53,950 per year

    Application deadline: 08 March 2017

    Our business:

    Crown Agents provides security advice, deployments, administrative, and other support services to the UK Stabilisation Unit (SU). The SU is a cross-government unit supporting UK government efforts to tackle instability overseas. It is physically located in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London SW1, which would be the principal place of work for this role. See www.stabilisationunit.gov.uk for more information on the SU.

    This role:

    We are looking for an Operational Security Adviser to join our security team. The team currently consists of two other Operational Security Advisers and a Security Desk Officer. A projected increase in workload means that we need to expand the team.

    The role involves advising the SU on security arrangements for its overseas deployees, as it serves the rest of Government (particularly DFID, MOD and FCO) in its efforts to tackle instability overseas. Tasks include:

    • Provide specialist security advice and support to SU activities and deployments to fragile and conflict affected environments, from planning and development through to operational delivery

    • Produce risk assessments and draft submissions that can be used to inform both risk owners and deploying staff on the risks and mitigations associated with deployments to specific, often high-threat, locations

    • Self-deploy, as necessary, to conduct security assessments and fact-finding in fragile and hostile environments

    • Complete comprehensive written reports with clear recommendations for the mitigation of assessed threats and risks

    • Deliver pre-deployment and post-deployment briefs for Stabilisation Unit deployees

    • Provide security support as necessary to deployed staff, including the provision of additional advice and the staffing (where appropriate) of approvals for high risk travel in mission

    • Initiate and manage information and threat warnings to deployed Stabilisation Unit staff, potentially within compressed timelines

    • Provide out of hours security advice and support to the Senior Leadership Team

    • Be prepared to deploy at short notice in a crisis response deployment that requires integrated security advice / management

    • Assess security threats and trends affecting SU deployees

    • Undertake any other advisory duties as directed by the Senior Operational Security Advisor

      Qualifications, skills and experience:

    • Extensive experience of operating in hostile environments overseas

    • Track record of providing security and safety advice for personnel and infrastructure against a spectrum of threats

    • Experience in producing written risk assessments under time pressure that reflect the realities faced by deployed staff

    • A broad understanding of international security issues, current affairs

    • A proven track record of support to deployed staff in a dynamic, operationally-focused environment

    • High quality written and verbal communication skills; unambiguous and succinct when dealing with complex ideas

    • The intellectual rigour and proven ability to synthesise information from multiple sources to provide effective security advice and assessments

    • Comfortable working to tight deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, and able to respond effectively to short notice assignments under pressure

    • Able to anticipate operational safety requirements based on imperfect information and indicators – happy to embrace uncertainty and work with ambiguity

    • Able to work both independently and as a team member

    • A proven track record in briefing policy and operational requirements to senior management, staff and other parties concisely and effectively

    • Able to be authoritative when necessary; withstanding challenge whilst sustaining effective working relationships across Whitehall and the security community

    • Previous Whitehall / HMG experience would be an advantage

    • A working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation would be an advantage

    • Experience in the preparation and delivery of security & safety training would be an advantage


    How to apply:

    Please go to the below link for the Job Description and application instructions:http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/operational-security-adviser-su


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 01 May 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Assistant Director (ADR) for Disaster Monitoring & Analysis(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Position opens for ASEAN nationals)

    Reporting to the Director for Operations of the AHA Centre, the Assistant Director for Disaster Monitoring and Analysis will be responsible in managing activities pertaining to disaster monitoring and analysis, as well as assist the Director in identifying potential areas for cooperation programmes and projects to further improve ASEAN’s disaster risk assessment, monitoring and preparedness.

    The above positions will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.


    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application papers should reach us by 1 May 2017

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    For more information on AHA Centre, please visit www.ahacentre.org.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 09 May 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individual from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Knowledge Management Officer(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Position open for Indonesian national or ASEAN national with permanent resident status in Indonesia)

    Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director of the AHA Centre, the Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible in developing, supporting and facilitating knowledge and information management of the AHA Centre, including documentation of all key activities and learning points and producing knowledge products accordingly. The position is supported under the Disaster Emergency Logistic System for ASEAN (DELSA) Project, financed by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF).

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.

    Job Qualification

    Education

    § Preferably Master’s degree in Social Science, Development, Disaster Management, Management, Public Administration or other related disciplines.

    Requirements

    • At least five (5) years of work experience with proven track record and exposure to knowledge management and capacity development;
    • Exposure working in a disaster management and emergency response operations organisation in a government and/or international organisation;
    • Experience in managing a broad range of activities with various international organisations, partner institutions and stakeholders;
    • Knowledge of ASEAN and its regional framework in disaster management will be an advantage;
    • Ability to connect the concepts to the practices and applications on disaster management issues;
    • Good skills in capturing, analysing, managing, retrieving and disseminating information effectively using appropriate information systems;
    • Good skills of developing a training curriculum through consultations with various stakeholders;
    • Good skills in developing a variety of written materials for audiences with different levels of understanding to the materials or subject matters presented;
    • Good knowledge and understanding of information and communications technology;
    • Excellent computer skills, including dveloping graphics for presentation materials; and
    • Good command of the English language, both spoken and written.

    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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    Organization: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 13 Jun 2017

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional-intergovernmental organisation founded in 1967, to promote peace and stability, sustain economic growth, shared prosperity and social progress. It comprises ten countries of Southeast Asia.

    The ASEAN Leaders at their 19th ASEAN Summit on 17 November 2011 officially launched the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management, popularly referred to as the AHA Centre. The AHA Centre will facilitate co-operation and coordination among ASEAN Member States, and with relevant United Nations and international organisations in promoting regional collaboration in disaster management.

    The AHA Centre urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individual from ASEAN Member States to apply for the following vacancy:

    Knowledge Management Officer(hyperlink to respective TOR)

    (Position open for Indonesian national or ASEAN national with permanent resident status in Indonesia)

    Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director of the AHA Centre, the Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible in developing, supporting and facilitating knowledge and information management of the AHA Centre, including documentation of all key activities and learning points and producing knowledge products accordingly. The position is supported under the Disaster Emergency Logistic System for ASEAN (DELSA) Project, financed by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF).

    The above position will be based at the AHA Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia. The successful candidate will be offered with an attractive remuneration package that commensurate with his/her personal qualifications.

    Job Qualification

    Education

    § Preferably Master’s degree in Social Science, Development, Disaster Management, Management, Public Administration or other related disciplines.

    Requirements

    • At least five (5) years of work experience with proven track record and exposure to knowledge management and capacity development;
    • Exposure working in a disaster management and emergency response operations organisation in a government and/or international organisation;
    • Experience in managing a broad range of activities with various international organisations, partner institutions and stakeholders;
    • Knowledge of ASEAN and its regional framework in disaster management will be an advantage;
    • Ability to connect the concepts to the practices and applications on disaster management issues;
    • Good skills in capturing, analysing, managing, retrieving and disseminating information effectively using appropriate information systems;
    • Good skills of developing a training curriculum through consultations with various stakeholders;
    • Good skills in developing a variety of written materials for audiences with different levels of understanding to the materials or subject matters presented;
    • Good knowledge and understanding of information and communications technology;
    • Excellent computer skills, including dveloping graphics for presentation materials; and
    • Good command of the English language, both spoken and written.

    How to apply:

    You may apply by sending your application to admin@ahacentre.org, highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed the AHA Centre Application Form, which can be downloaded at www.ahacentre.org/opportunities.

    Please ensure that the total size of your email including attachments is no more than 5 MB.

    Please indicate the name of the position that you are applying for on the subject of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    The Selection Panel's decision is final and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 04 Jun 2017

    Job title: Humanitarian Adviser, Lessons (Maternity Cover)

    Location: London (DFID's offices)

    Type of contract: Fixed Term Maternity Cover

    Salary: £38,500 to £45,100 per annum

    Application deadline: 4th June 2017

    The Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Operations Team, contracted by Crown Agents but working within and alongside the Department for International Development (DFID) is an established and highly respected team supporting the UK Government in Global Humanitarian Disaster Preparedness and Response.

    We are now looking for a Lessons Adviser to support DFID’s humanitarian policy, and to support existing and emerging CHASE and DFID lessons learning initiatives through commissioning, managing, leading and participating in reviews of operations, ensuring the results of these are integrated into policy and practice.

    Roles and responsibilities include:

    • Ensure that the process for identifying and tracking lessons from DFID responses is maintained and adapted as needed (lessons reviews of responses/programmes, working with focal points for lessons, quarterly updates on progress etc.)

    • Identify or develop an accessible format for storing, updating, and synthesising identified lessons and progress in addressing them.

    • Produce timely and on-demand summaries of past lessons based on this store and relevant other evidence.

    • Provide support to DFID CHASE, country offices, policy makers and practitioners in identifying what works and what does not through combining examined experience from programmes, with rigorous evaluation and research findings.

    • Give advice to DFID CHASE on using research information, and guide them to different sources of research evidence, including humanitarian evaluation.

    • Collaborate with DFID country offices and regional teams to document, aggregate, summarise, and disseminate lessons learned from their humanitarian programmes.

    • Work with DFID implementing partners, peer donors, and research & analysis networks to ensure evidence is available as a public good and better used in humanitarian policy and practice. This covers evidence supported by DFID e.g. through the Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Programme, but is not limited to DFID-supported evidence.

    • Identify and extract key research evidence to help with the production of accessible evidence products e.g. guidance notes on priority issues (such as preparedness, multi-year funding, needs assessments and accountability) for DFID advisers and potentially other actors.

    • Contribute to the design of systems for monitoring partner performance, including for emergencies, and provide general advice on monitoring as needed

    • Deploy to humanitarian emergencies to support the establishment of systems for capturing lessons and monitoring performance, outcomes and impact.

    • Advise ministers and senior officials on humanitarian policy issues including drafting high quality briefing, and providing input into correspondence and parliamentary submissions as required.

      Essential Qualifications, skills and experience

    • Educated to Masters level or the equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject area clearly related to humanitarian work.

    • Knowledge and experience gained working extensively on or in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict affected environments

    • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian theory, practice and architecture, humanitarian risk assessment and planning and managing humanitarian responses.

    • Demonstrable knowledge of the development effectiveness agenda and the international development system.

    • Demonstrable success in internal advocacy and consultancy, and an understanding of organizational culture and change in large, public sector organisations.

    • Exceptional research and analysis skills, and proven ability to produce high quality, evidence-based, quantitative and qualitative reports

    • Significant proven experience of carrying out evaluations including impact assessments

    • Experience of managing lessons learning processes within organizations and with external networks/partners

    • Experience of developing and using tools for evidence based processes

      **Please note that all applicants MUST have the right to work in the UK
      Only successful candidates will be contacted. **


    How to apply:

    Please go to the below website for information on how to apply for this role:http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/humanitarian-adviser-lessons-matcover


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