Nonviolent Peaceforce is hiring a
Job Title: Team Leader – ZamBaSul
Position Classification: Civilian Protection
Dept/Field Office: Program
Reports To: Head of Programme
Staff Supervised: National Protection Officer (NPO)
Area of Responsibility (AoR): Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi
The team Leader (TL) is responsible for the implementation of NP’s programmatic and strategic objectives within the areas of Zamboanga peninsula, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-tawi. S/he ensures that all supervised staff work effectively to accomplish the different projects in full compliance with NPP's standard operating procedures, core values, and respective project mandates.The person shall be responsible for, inter alia: operationalizing the CPC mandate; establishing or strengthening community-based structures; identifying hot-spot areas and suitable partners within the AoR for monitoring and project interventions. S/he will work in close coordination with the Program Manager, managers / coordinators of the respective projects, and other staff based in the main office to ensure the optimal use of resources towards the team's objectives. In particular, s/he ensures that all required documentation is regularly submitted or updated, including workplans, budgets, logframes, activity reports, conflict analysis, stakeholder and partner profiles, performance review documents.
Key tasks and responsibilities
Take Lead in the implementation of all project and activities in the island provinces including Zamboanga Peninsula in accordance to the work plan and log frame as part of the contract between
Technical and administrative oversight to staff in Sulu, Basilan and Tawi- Tawi.
Ensure regular and effective communications between the Zamboanga, Sulu, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi field teams and NP Cotabato Main Office in order to enhance monitor and report;
Establish and maintain an effective network of local partners and stakeholders able to assist in the monitoring and response to HR violations, GCRVs and any other civilian protection
Submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and any other documents needed as well as alerts which are to be shared immediately.
Develop and submit monthly plan and budget for area of operation including weekly plan for program and security coordination.
Regularly visit Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Basilan field offices and assist the National Protection Officers in implementation of NP's mandate;
Safety and Security
Human Resource Management
Duties Applicable to all staff
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
A. Education, Knowledge and Experience
Independent judgement and analytical:
· Ability to set priorities, solve problems and analyse data
· Ability to manage information with discretion
· Demonstrable conflict analysis skills, identify entry points and design prevention and protection strategies
Interpersonal and representational:
· Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and motivate and provide leadership to team and to work in a multi-cultural environment
· Solutions focused, creative problem solver
· Proven ability to build relationships with the full range of stakeholders and actors including government, traditional leaders, security actors, police, and non-state actors
· Genuine commitment and interest in living and working at the community level
· Flexibility and adaptability
· Ability to structure and direct work plans of staff, managing conflict and maximising human resources
· Ability to address staff welfare issues maturely and discreetly
· Ability to interact confidently in English with colleagues and external contacts, to write documents and reports, and to present effectively relevant information
· Good skills in Microsoft Office applications; IT hardware skills a definite asset
HOW TO APPLY
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
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