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Save the Children

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  • Health & Nutrition Senior Officer The role We are currently looking for Health & Nutrition Senior Officers; one based in Nambak, Luangphabang Province and one based in PakOu, Luangphabang Province.Role PurposeThe Health & Nutrition Senior Officer will be responsible for the improvement in the quality of maternal, newborn and child care in Nambak, Pakou or Nan districts in Luang Prabang province by strengthening key skills for maternal, newborn child care among Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) care providers, their educators, supervisors. Capacity building activities for government partners will focus on strengthening and maintaining the skills of a core team of district and health center staff in the key activities under the ANCP project. Namely mentoring for quality care at the time of birth, coaching for pocketbook training for sick child, disability inclusive health services (Nan district only), improve quality of DHSi2, supportive supervision, mobile clinics. In collaboration with district teams support refresher training for growth monitoring, SBCC, IMCI, Pink book to ensure these skills are consolidated among health care workers and volunteers. In the final year of ANCP the main objective of the role is for focused capacity building support to ensure activities can be integrated into the government system and staff are confident and competent to implement long term.The Health & Nutrition Senior Officer will work with the PHC technical team to support quality implementation of the SBCC approach by strengthening health centre staff skills to mentor and support  community home visit volunteers for 1,000 Day Household visits; and strengthen the skills of district facilitator teams to provide supportive supervision visits.  Implementation of the SBCC approach for improved maternal and young child nutrition will include strengthening linkages between the community  and health facilities and promoting and supporting community accountability. In addition s/he will contribute to SBCC monitoring, documentation of learning, evaluation and revision/ adaptation of approach. S/he should be knowledgeable of the service delivery, capacity building and training aspects of these technical areas, as well as Laos health policies and strategies. health system. S/he will work under the direction and supervision of the Health and Nutrition Technical Advisor ,  as a  member of the Primary Health Care Program team and SCI country office in Lao PDR.In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.  KEY AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITYEnsure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.Conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.TECHNICAL SUPPORT/CAPACITY BUILDINGIn collaboration with Health & Nutrition advisor support the ongoing clinical skills  and mentoring capacity building of mentors and trainer mentors in the facilitiesEnsure quarterly on-site capacity building and support visits from SCI mentoring team and trainer mentor to districts.In collaboration with CICH and LFHC support the on-site bedside coaching of care for sick children using the pocket book at district health facility and IMCI at health center.Support ongoing data quality in the facility building staff capacity in DHSI2 system, data collection, quality checking and basic data analysis skillsEnsure the capacity of district team for supportive supervision to health centers and use mentors to model approaches.Join mobile clinics and ensure the integrity of these activitiesIn Nan district partner with HI and LFHC for the continued work on disability inclusive health services and seek opportunities to strengthen the provision of parental support groups at health center levelContribute to the development of systems for follow-up, monitoring and ongoing capacity building for mentors, SBCC and CGMP CHV’s.Together with the PHC team strengthen linkages between health centers and the community and promote improved accountability  for the quality of care in facilities.Ensure the continuing quality of CGMP, SBCC, IMCI and Pink book be ensuring integrity of refresher training and good follow up support.MONITORING AND SUPERVISIONIn collaboration with the PHC team members conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to the program areas including health centers and community for SBCC and develop detailed field trip reports with action points.Support GoL staff to manage data and learn how to use data to inform improvements in care.Encourage the mentor team in self-monitoring and using data results for actionDocument and disseminate promising field practices, lessons learnt, and case studiesKNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENTDocument implementation of capacity building activities and lessons learnt and share with MN Technical advisor and PHCP teamParticipate with PHC team to regular meet with stakeholders in Luang Prabang to reflect on learning and adapt approach as necessaryParticipate in monthly PHC team meetings and update on implementation and lessons learntParticipate in quarterly PMT meetings and SCI all staff meetings.REPRESENTATIONBuild effective relationships with district health departments, district and health center staff and health managers.Represent the ANCP program activities in the absence of the Health & Nutrition advisorParticipate in additional national level health program meetings and events as requested by the Health & Nutrition advisorEXTERNAL PROFILEIn collaboration with Health & Nutrition advisor develop and strengthen relationships with development agencies, SCI country offices, SCI members and research institutes working to support maternal child health and nutrition in East Asia regionSeek opportunities to disseminate promising practices and program outcomes of the heath program externallyQualifications Relevant qualifications in Public health or primary health care preferredExperience and SkillsEssentialAt least 5 years’ experience working with the government health sector at national or provincial level in Lao PDRExperience working with an international development organization is an assetExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a culturally and linguistically diverse team of staff, consultants and counterparts.Ability to travel frequently to districts in Luang PrabangLaos national preferredComputer skills essential. Ability to use email, word, excel, power point. Read and write case studies and short reportsStrategic thinking Strong relationship building, representation and networking skillsCapacity building/ facilitation skills Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlinesHigh levels of attention to detail and qualityLao language essential. English language skills both spoken and written  an assetCommitment to Save the Children’s purpose and values.Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently as well as in a team.High levels of self-motivation and initiative.Ownership and accountability of one’s work.High levels of confidentiality and integrity (relating to both data and verbal communication).Required to be based in Luang Prabang provinceRegular travel will be required in this positionSome out of hours work may be requiredDesirableFluency Laos required and English preferredMinimum 3 years' experience in the field of midwifery or Maternal and Newborn Health/Family Practice.Proven experience in training and capacity building activities for health care providers and for CHV’s.Contract length: fixed termThe OrganisationWe employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.Application Information:Interested candidates please submit a full application using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document including contact details of three professional referees (current and last line managers and HR department). Please also include details of your salary expectations and a copy of your ID card. Please note that we will require a copy of your Criminal Records (ໃບ້ແຈ້ງໂທດ) later.Closing date for applications is: 03 Nov, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Apply online via link provided below ONLY:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000068D&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkok How to submit your application?Follow the link aboveClick on Apply OnlineIf you have not registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please click on New User to create an account first Set your new User Name (no space), Password (ensure it meets required criteria) and Email Address. Please ensure you do not forget this information, as you will need to use them when progressing to next stageIf you have applied and registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please input your User Name and Password to log in as Returning User.Once registered/logged in, you are now ready to apply to any job on SCI’s online application system (stcuk.taleo.net). Good luck!Frequently asked questions:How do I fill in the ‘Title’ field? Please click on clickable ‘search’ button right next to the field, to select the option provided (Mr, Ms, Mrs)What do I put in ‘Secondary nationality’ field, if I only have one nationality?Secondary nationality is not a mandatory field, leave it blank if it does not apply to youDo I need to fill all fields? Where applicable fill in all fields. But if not applicable, only fill in the mandate fields (fields with red * mark)Save the Children International is a child-rights based organization. Safe recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people that we come into contact with, and support through our programmes.We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.Save the children is an equal opportunities employer, qualified females, persons with disability and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
  • MEAL Officer The role We are currently looking for MEAL Officer based in Vientiane CapitalRole PurposeThe MEAL Associate/Program Officer supports developing and managing the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system of the Save the Children International in Lao country office.S/he supports the development data collection tools, data collection to ensure timely quality data collection, data entry into database, data analysis and sharing of data with relevant stakeholders for program quality improvement and decision making.S/he also support MEAL capacity building activities for designated staff and project teams, and Government partners.In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.  KEY AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITY/ Main ResponsibilitiesEnsure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.Conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.MEAL management Support the design and planning of country office and project MEAL systems, tools, and processes.Support data collection across programmes, sectors, and units of the country office and consolidate information for our Key Performance Indicators and Total Reach reporting as well as other SCI required MEAL reports.Monitor and follow up with project MEAL staff, government staffs, community facilitators and project officers to ensure timely quality data collection and reporting and documentation of lessons learnt.Support Data Quality Assurance activities.Support data analysis and data sharing to inform project design, planning, implementation, and advocacy.Facilitate technical capacity building of designated staff and project teams and Government partners on MEAL.Provide support to external consultants and to SCI member MEAL, who have assignments in the SCI country office projects.Operational Support Participate in meetings and provide updates on MEAL.Ensure that data analysis is regularly shared with stakeholders for decisions.Ensures the appropriate application of child rights programming principles into the implementation of activities.RelationshipsEstablish and maintain excellent working relationships and coordination with the various thematic teams and units of SCI Laos country office.Qualifications A Bachelor (Master preferred) Degree in computer science, public health, education, economics or a related field.Experience and SkillsEssentialExcellent computer skills, including data collection such as Kobo and statistical software STATA/SPSS/EPI, Excel.Strong oral and written communication skills.English language skills, to include reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills.DesirableKnowledge on quantitative research methods, sampling techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and applied knowledge of qualitative research methodologies.Experience in research, monitoring and evaluating or development projects in Laos preferred.Experience in developing study design and methodology including sampling procedures, assisting with implementation, analysis and write-up to inform policy is preferred.Experience with GIS mapping and infographics and other data visualization software such as Tableau and Power BI preferred.Contract length: fixed term The OrganisationWe employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer tolerated We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.Application Information:Interested candidates please submit a full application using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document including contact details of three professional referees (current and last line managers and HR department). Please also include details of your salary expectations and a copy of your ID card. Please apply via the link below:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000697&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkokPlease note that we will require a copy of your Criminal Records (ໃບ້ແຈ້ງໂທດ) later. Please indicate the title of position in your email subject line and also mention the location you apply to Closing date for applications is: 8th Nov 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.How to submit your application?Follow the link aboveClick on Apply OnlineIf you have not registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please click on New User to create an account firstSet your new User Name (no space), Password (ensure it meets required criteria) and Email Address. Please ensure you do not forget this information, as you will need to use them when progressing to next stageIf you have applied and registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please input your User Name and Password to log in as Returning User.Once registered/logged in, you are now ready to apply to any job on SCI’s online application system (stcuk.taleo.net). Good luck!Frequently asked questions:How do I fill in the ‘Title’ field?Please click on clickable ‘search’ button right next to the field, to select the option provided (Mr, Ms, Mrs)What do I put in ‘Secondary nationality’ field, if I only have one nationality?Secondary nationality is not a mandatory field, leave it blank if it does not apply to youDo I need to fill all fields?Where applicable fill in all fields. But if not applicable, only fill in the mandate fields (fields with red * mark) Save the Children International is a child rights based organization. Safe recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people that we come into contact with, and support through our programmes.We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.Save the children is an equal opportunities employer, qualified females, persons with disability and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
  • Finance Officer Roving The role We are currently looking for Finance Officer Roving based in Vientiane CapitalRole PurposeIn collaboration with and under the supervision of the Finance Manager, to ensure that the financial policies and procedures, control and system are followed/ implemented properly in accordance with Save the Children, donor regulations and government laws. Support management to assure that effective financial control and mechanisms are in place and work well to safe guard the financial assets as well as reputation/ profile of SCIL. In consultation with Finance Manager to ensure all sub-grants are well manage and build capacity for SCI staff and partners on all matters related to financial management particular in control and compliance.In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.  KEY AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITYEnsure they fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.Conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.The following are the main accountabilities:Financial Accounting- Verify all programme and office advance/Payment expenses for responsible programmes as per SOD, ensuring they are processed on time and in line with SCI and donor financial requirements;- Ensure all transactions for responsible awards in the system posted by other SCI offices are accounted correctly to SCI Laos expenses;- Strictly follow up SCI financial calendar, ensuring that all needed expenses in the period are posted to FMS before soft close, leaving the time between soft and hard close only for reviewing, checking and doing necessarily required reallocations;- Notify awards’ ending date to relevant staff members beforehand to ensure payment/expenses of those awards to be submitted to finance team in due time;- Ensure expenses of awards closed in the period to be posted in due time;- Ensure cash book to be updated and bank reconciliation to be performed in due time before the month end date and also petty cash is counted and reconciled;- Ensure advance, receivables payables to be clear in due time in line with SCI procedures;- Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled well before the hard close;- Ensure that all recoding requests are processed accordingly with accurate and on time;- Ensure all the expenses are reconcilied and well mapped accordingly;- Follow the finance visit planning in order to make the planning feasible and efficient;- Ensure periodical finance visit to partners to be conducted in due time and ensure compliance is well followed by partners;- Ensure that the prepayment and depreciation are processed timely;- Verify partners’ financial reports and partners’ advance as per Schem of Delegation.External and Internal AuditParticipate in pre-meeting and exit meeting with Auditors;Facilitate the audit conducted at the SCI Office and partners office (if required);Capacity Building and Staff Management- Back up the sub offices where there is the gap;- Ensure that all staff understand and are able to perform their role in an emergency;- Support FM to develop and implement training courses in financial skills for non-accounting staff;- Support FM to provide finance induction training to new SCI staff;- Support FM in update training package when needed;- Support FM in partners' training package when needed;- Back up team members to provide refresh training to partners when necessary;- Coordinate and develop the plan for Finance training to partners enabling them to follow well SCI and donor rules and regulations.Reporting- Support FM in preparing and reviewing the MFR, MCC on monthly basic;- Support FM in preparing and reviewing the Year End Return;Other Tasks:- Perform the duties of the Finance Manager in his/her absence;- Contribute to the wider development and management of the Save the Children unified programmes by participating in regular planning and co-ordination meetings with colleagues and management;- Support FM to ensure that effective systems are put in place, and regularly reviewed, to allow adequate financial management and control;- Support FM to ensure sub-offices receive adequate support to operate efficient accounting systems, including timely receipt of monthly budget variance analysis by budget holders, timely answers to queries and scheduling tasks and deadlines;- Support FM to identify and effectively manage all key risks, especially financial, related to delivering the Country Office program. Develop mitigation plans at proposal stage;- Support FM to co-ordinate submission of control reports, respond to findings and recommend resolutions or action plans;- Support the team to visit provincial offices and provide training to the provincial office finance staff;- Assist Finance Manager in developing the CO level finance manual, policies and procedures;- Other tasks as requested to support effective operation of the Finance Departments. Verify and approve supplier ID and sub-grant IDs to be posted to the Agresso;- Support FM to ensure PIT and Social Insurance is declared and paid in due time in line with Government regulations;- Ensure the reconciliation between TIM and Agresso is done correctly and in due time and the issues if any is brought to the attention of FM in due time;- Monitor the timesheets for all staff on monthly basis in due time regarding the ER guidance;- Immediately inform the Finance Manager if any irregularities are detected in financial operations;- Maintain a comprehensive filing system of finance records for easy access when necessary;- Coordinate and ensure partner assessment are conducted and before signing the sub-grant with partners;- Take part in the process of updating partner’s guidelines when needed.Qualifications Educated to degree level in related discipline;Professional qualification, e.g. B. COM, BBA, CPA, CIMA, ACCA.Experience and SkillsAt least 5-7 years experience in financial management, preferably in international organizations, INGOs and/or bilateral organization;Solid understanding of Laos government system and international development area;Excellent understanding of business and financial planning including strategic modelling;Excellent analytical skills – the ability to analyse complex financial data and design and produce effective management information;Excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures;Excellent experience of computerized accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint and Word;Be flexible and adaptable approach;Proven knowledge and skills in staff management;Good problem solving and negotiation skills;Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills;Excellent prioritization skill and ability to coordinate a variety of work activities;Fluent English speaking and writing skills;Proven commitment to children rights and equality of opportunity;Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills;Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines;Ability to build a small, proactive team, motivating staff and working collaboratively with colleagues and providing support and advice as necessary;Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies;A full appreciation of the value of co-operation, both internationally and within a team environment;Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives and values;Demonstrated experience of line management, with good facilitation and capacity building skills;Willingness to travel, at times in difficult conditions;Ability to work independently.Knowledge of Laos development issues and NGO networksContract length: fixed termThe OrganisationWe employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.Application Information:Interested candidates please submit a full application using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document including contact details of three professional referees (current and last line managers and HR department). Please also include details of your salary expectations and a copy of your ID card. Please note that we will require a copy of your Criminal Records (ໃບ້ແຈ້ງໂທດ) later.Closing date for applications is: 11 Nov, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Apply online through link provide below only:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000063U&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkokHow to submit your application?Follow the link aboveClick on Apply OnlineIf you have not registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please click on New User to create an account first Set your new User Name (no space), Password (ensure it meets required criteria) and Email Address. Please ensure you do not forget this information, as you will need to use them when progressing to next stageIf you have applied and registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please input your User Name and Password to log in as Returning User.Once registered/logged in, you are now ready to apply to any job on SCI’s online application system (stcuk.taleo.net). Good luck!Frequently asked questions:How do I fill in the ‘Title’ field? Please click on clickable ‘search’ button right next to the field, to select the option provided (Mr, Ms, Mrs)    2. What do I put in ‘Secondary nationality’ field, if I only have one nationality?Secondary nationality is not a mandatory field, leave it blank if it does not apply to youDo I need to fill all fields? Where applicable fill in all fields. But if not applicable, only fill in the mandate fields (fields with red * mark)Save the Children International is a child-rights based organization. Safe recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people that we come into contact with, and support through our programmes.We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.Save the children is an equal opportunities employer, qualified females, persons with disability and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
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