Description

Desired start date: ASAP
Duration of the mission: 6 months
Location: El Fasher

ABOUT US

SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, since more than 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their basic needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI’s interventions provide expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, but also in the essential area of food security and livelihoods. Present in some twenty countries, the SI teams – 2500 people in total, made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at HQ, and a few volunteers – intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultural norms.

ABOUT THE MISSION

Following fighting between SAF (regular army) and RSF (rapid support forces) since April 2023, SI is developing a rapid emergency response in Sudan.

In Geneina, West Darfur, SI opened a base in August 2022, providing assistance to IDPs living in the gathering sites inside the city. The response was WASH in emergency activities with water trucking, construction of boreholes, hygiene kits distribution, latrines construction and rehabilitation…

Today, the situation in Darfur, and specifically in Geneina is worsening due to the conflict at country level. SI is assessing the sites and the needs for an emergency response which began in May 2023, providing WASH in emergency activities to the IDPs and host communities in Geneina, and possibly in other states in Darfur (El Fasher, Nyala). SI began water trucking activities in May 2023 and is the only WASH actor in Geneina.

In the East of the country, especially Gedaref, Al Jazirah and Madani states, security situation is tense but much calmer than in Darfur. SI is doing assessments to implement a WASH/shelter and NFIs response for IDPs, mainly coming from Khartoum.

In Khartoum, SI wants to develop a WASH emergency response as soon as possible, and when authorizations are provided.

SI is one of the pillars of the INGO forum coordination, especially for Darfur.

ABOUT THE JOB

General objective:

The MEAL manager is in charge of implementing and achieving the objectives defined in the proposals.
He/she is in charge of supervising the operational teams allocated to his/her program.
He/she guarantees the proper execution and the quality of the implemented program and, if applicable, suggests adjustments or developments to ensure its relevance.

The main challenges:

  • Due to the ongoing conflict, SI Sudan mission increase a lot his activties and fundings, and opened new base in El Fasher, North Darfur
  • Set-up the MEAL team (recruit, train, and follow)
  • Highly need of improving quality of data collection and reporting
  • Highly volatile context, day to day security monitoring, cross-bording operations from Chad to El Fasher

Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Set-up the MEAL team
  • Ensure quality of datas collection and reporting
  • Capacity building of the MEAL team
  • Find a durable way of data reporting with communication and access challenges
  • Ensure a functional Feedback and complaints mechanism
  • Participation in reporting and proposal drafting to support the development of the mission

YOUR PROFILE

Education / academic background:

BAC +5 In data management, projects management

Specific skills and experience:

  • 3-4 years of experience in the humanitarian sector
  • 3-4 years on a similar position
  • Knowledge of Kobo
  • Experience in implementation of Complaints mechanism and accountability
  • Experience in team management and capacity building of MEAL team
  • Work under a lot of pressure
  • Strong initiatives and improvisation capacities
  • Adaptability

Language:

  • English fluently
  • French
  • Arabic would be a strong asset

SI WILL OFFER YOU

A salaried position:

According to experience, starting from EUR 2310 gross per month (2100 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of USD 750.

SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with a USD 850 break allowance, allocated by Sl). To these breaks periods, SI grants one (1) additional rest day per month worked.

Insurance package: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

LIVING CONDITIONS:

  • Individual, comfortable room in the guesthouse, with electricity 24/7.
  • Internet and Phone network available
  • Restaurants and international food are available

In El Fasher, accomodation are good, but due to tense security situation and the huge workload, entertainments are few. Curfew in place from 5pm to 7am. Another INGOs with expats is present also. Be able to live under a huge workload and a lot of security issues.

El Fasher and Darfur states in particular are very tense. El Fasher sees still open conflict inside the city, curfew is in place and restrictions of mouvement (daily validation).

APPLICATION PROCESS

Do you recognize yourself in this description? If yes, please send us your CV and cover letter!

Please note that CV-only applications will not be considered, and that the vacancy may close before the deadline.

Thank you for your understanding.

To learn more about Sl: www.solidarites.org

Solidarités International (SI) is determined to prevent and combat any type of abuse – any act of sexual exploitation, abuse and/or harassment (SEAH) against members of beneficiary communities or its collaborators and collaborators, harm to persons and/or property, fraud, corruption, undeclared conflict of interest, financing of activities violating human rights – which could be perpetrated within the framework of its interventions. SI has zero tolerance for any type of abuse, particularly acts of SEAH.

Solidarités International is a fair employer that fights all forms of discrimination. SI will never ask for any compensation for participating in a recruitment process.

How to apply

https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YXNzaXN0LnJlY3J1dC4wOTQyOS4zODMwQHNvbGlkYXJpdGVzaW50ZXJuYXRpb25hbC5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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