Deadline: 12 June 2016
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Humanitarian Affairs Assistant in Bukavu, Congo. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The Humanitarian Affairs Assistant will be responsible in particular for the planning, coordination and monitoring of inter-agency missions, maintaining a permanent communication network with OCHA offices of the province and the collection of information for the analysis of the security and humanitarian situation in the province.
UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Humanitarian Affairs Assistant will perform the following functions-
- Help coordinate humanitarian activities through the cluster approach and decentralized monitoring in areas under its responsibility.
- Coordination of humanitarian activities in partnership with other actors and clusters to assess the impact of the crisis, establish objective criteria for the participation of all and to assess their impact in the community.
- Evaluate, in collaboration with partners, needs information tools.
- Contribute to the quality of analysis of the security and humanitarian context for better guidance on humanitarian grounds.
- Facilitate the coordination of activities related to the Pooled Fund allocations and the development of the Humanitarian Action Plan.
- Negotiate at the field level humanitarian access.
- Ensure the dissemination of humanitarian principles, relating to IDPs Guiding Principles within their own country and any other working document issued by OCHA.
- Provide all necessary support to NGOs for advocacy and implementation of projects identified as priorities in collaboration with the Cluster focal point.
- Assist clusters in the development of technical documents and strategies and encouraging the participation of all humanitarian actors in this process.
- Develop monitoring tools in connection with the technical data of the Humanitarian Action Plan and to monitor projects reflected in this plan.
- Develop general and thematic contingency plans and monitor their implementation.
Applicants must have-
- University graduate degree (BA) in the field of social sciences, political, development and / or humanitarian action.
- Good track record in humanitarian work, specifically in the management of crisis situations requiring inter-agency coordination and advocacy in complex emergency environment.
- Good control of South Kivu context an asset.
- Fluency in written and spoken French.
- Good working knowledge of English.
- Good knowledge of local languages is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNDP.