Overview

Deputy Director of Management and Operations (DDMO)

The U.S. Peace Corps/Eswatini is seeking a Deputy Director of Management and Operations.

OPENING DATE: January 9, 2021 

CLOSING DATE:  January 22, 2021

WORK HOURS: FULL-TIME; 40+ HOURS/WEEK

Position Summary

Peace Corps Eswatini wishes to recruit a highly qualified profession-al as the Deputy Director of Management and Operations (DDMO). The DDMO is a mid-level position in the Peace Corps Eswatini Post, reports directly to the Director of Management and Operations (DM0). The DDMO assists the DIVIO in overseeing all administrative and financial aspects of Peace Corps Eswatini operations, including payment of volunteer allowances, vendor and payroll accounts payable and collections for bills owed. The DOMO holds delegated budget and reviews and may approve and review all financial transactions. Once the incumbent successfully completes PC Contracting Officer training, the DDMO is also delegating contract authorities and will hold a warrant for procurement of supplies and services for PC Eswatini.

Conditions of Employment:

• Eswatini Citizen or possess or be able to obtain a valid work/resident Visa • Be fluent in English. Some knowledge of Siswati is favorable

• Able to pass a U.S. Embassy background security investigation

Minimum Required Qualifications:

• A Tertiary Qualification from an accredited university

• 3 years’ experience as fiscal manager

• Some budget formulation and execution experience; should have working knowledge of accounts payable/receivable and understand internal controls

• Demonstrated experience working effectively in a cross-cultural context

• Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office and other Windows-based office automation applications

• Demonstrated proficiency as team leader

Desired Qualifications:

• 5 or more years’ experience in financial management and administrative services, including budget development, execution account payable /receivable

• Demonstrated experience as a buyer, small purchases (larger acquisitions preferred)

• A bachelor’s degree in related field such as business management or finance

• Some experience supervising

• Post-graduate, Master’s Degree or PhD in related field

• Experience as a team leader or supervisor of financial and administrative employees

• Demonstrated experience interacting with and supporting volunteers preferred

• Demonstrated proficiency integrating data into multi-media presentations and publications

• Experience working with international volunteer organizations

• Familiarity with President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) budget, strategy, programming, & reporting

• Fluency in written and spoken Siswati.

• Knowledge of U.S. American culture and diversity

Responsibilities —Abbreviated Statement of Duties

• Under the supervision of the Director of Management and Operations (OM), the Deputy Director of Management and Operations (DDMO) serves as expert and adviser to the DMO and Country Director (CD) on all financial and administrative matter at post.

• The DEMO assists the DMO in implementing and managing the administrative and financial systems and services at Peace Corps/Eswatini.

• The DDMO is responsible for all work in the budget and financial section of the PC/Eswatini administrative unit.

• This includes operational and management functions related to budget formulation and execution of various budget appropriations and sponsor codes, including Peace Corps appropriated funds and multiple PEPFAR funds.

• Additional oversight includes contracting responsibilities.

• The DOMO maintains and develops responsive and effective administrative procedures and ensures there is ongoing evaluation of their effectiveness.

• The DDMO also provides technical advice and guidance to staff and Volunteers on a variety of policy and post management issues.

• The ODMO is an expert resource on relevant administrative management matters contained in applicable Peace Corps Manual Sections {MS) and the Overseas Financial Management Handbook {OFMH).

• The DDMO will serve as the Acting DMO in the absence of the DM0 and as a member of the Peace Corps/Eswatini Senior Staff in meetings, discussions, and in all aspects of Peace Corps operations, including programming, training, and volunteer support as directed by the DM0 and CD.

• This is a supervisory position involving oversight and direction of a variety of business management and operations functions, such as procurement of services and supplies, fiscal controls and accountability, management of office staff, and other operational components essential to the overall operations of Peace Corps/Eswatini.

• Duties require the exercise of initiative and independent judgment in devising, installing, monitoring and revising new work methods and in applying complex rules, procedures, and regulations.

• The ODMO will provide backup support in all areas of the Administrative unit, as needed. Routine work will be performed with minimal guidance.

Salary plus Allowances and Bonus:

Salary is commensurate with experience and begins at E601,252 plus bonus, meals and miscellaneous allowance, health insurance and other benefits.

To apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a CV/resume, salary history and a separate statement specifically describing how they meet the mandatory and desired in-requirements.

ALL INFORMATION MUST RE RECEIVED BY January 22, 2021 AT
5:00PM

Send this information to:

Attention: Recruitment Team (DDMO)

U.S. Peace Corps, P.O. Box 2797. Mbabane

Or fax to 268-422-0415

Or email with Subject Line “Attention: Recruitment Teem (DDMO) to SZ-jobs@peacecorps.gov

Employment is contingent on successfully completing a security background check.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who don’t get response after 4 weeks, should know they were unsuccessful.


United States Peace Corps/Eswatini

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (MEC)

The U.S. Peace Corps/Eswatini is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator.

OPENING DATE:  January 9, 2021 

CLOSING DATE: January 22, 2021

WORK HOURS: FULL-TIME; 40+ HOURS/WEEK

Position Summary:

The MEC is responsible for assisting Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) to design and monitor and evaluate the outcomes of Peace Corps (PC) projects. Assist staff to create a uniform and complementary monitoring and evaluation, programming, and training plan as well as an innovative and creative way to provide fee to Volunteers and counterparts on their projects. The incumbent will be responsible for setting up systems and coordinates all monitoring, reporting , and evaluation activities carried out by the Programming and Training teams. Included will be training for staff to set project goals, monitor and evaluate the progress of their project framework targets and conduct project reviews and evaluation. In collaboration with post staff, the MEC will lead, train and coordinate the sharing of aggregated project-level data from the volunteer and sums with Volunteers, and coordinate all reports to Peace Corps Headquarters.

Mandatory Qualifications:

Successful candidates must possess and/or demonstrate:

• Bachelor’s degree is required; a Masters’ degree is preferred

• Preferred education concentration in area of monitoring and evaluation, project management, social science research methodologies, international development, or related field

• Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

• Demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of Volunteer/Employee training as it relates to data collection & reporting.

• Experience with program design and monitoring, effective evaluation and reporting.

• Experience working with SPSS or other statistical packages.

• Demonstrated experience in the writing reports and recommendations based on programming reviews or evaluations.

• Demonstrated experience in the design of M&E plans, data collection tools, dashboards or other reporting systems.

• Demonstrated experience in project or program evaluation.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with international volunteer organizations

• Familiarity with President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) strategy, programming, & reporting

• Fluency in written and spoken Siswati.

Knowledge of U.S. American culture and diversity

Salary plus Allowances and Bonus:

Salary is commensurate with experience and begins at E 326,432 plus bonus, meals and miscellaneous allowance, health insurance and other benefits.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a CV/resume, salary history and a separate statement specifically describing how they meet the mandatory and desired requirements.

ALL INFORMATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY January 22. 2021 AT 5:00PM
Send this information to:

Attention: Recruitment Team (Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (MEC}

U.S. Peace Corps, P.O. Box 2797.

Mbabane

Or fax to 268-422-0415

Or email with Subject Line “Attention: Recruitment Team (MEC)” to jobs@sz.peacecorps.gov

Employment is contingent on successfully completing a security background check. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applicants who don’t get response after 4 weeks, should know they were unsuccessful.