Mali: Chef de projet chargé de la thématique Talibé SIF au MALI H/F

Organization: Secours Islamique France
Country: Mali
Closing date: 28 Apr 2017

Chef de projet chargé de la thématique Talibé SIF au MALI H/F

Créé en 1991, le Secours Islamique France (SIF) est une organisation non gouvernementale (ONG) internationale de secours d’urgence et de développement. Le SIF agit dans une stricte neutralité, sans distinction d’origine, de genre ni de religion et se consacre à atténuer les souffrances des populations les plus démunies dans le monde.

Le Secours Islamique France recherche Chef de projet chargé de la thématique Talibé SIF pour sa mission au Mali.

Sous la direction du Chef de mission, le Chef de projet chargé de plaidoyer Talibé maitrise la gestion de projet, vous maitrisez aussi des thématiques concernant les écoles coraniques, les violences multiformes ou migration et connaissez les procédures de l’Union Européenne

Vos principales missions seront les suivantes :

Ø Stratégie opérationnelle et coordination : Contribuer à l’élaboration de la stratégie opérationnelle de la Mission concernant l’intégration des écoles coraniques, la lutte contre les violences multiformes et la migration

Ø Gestion du cycle projet : Assurer la mise en œuvre du projet pilote concernant deux écoles coraniques dans le respect de la stratégie du projet prédéfinie dans le plan d’action projet.

Ø Management : Participe au recrutement des ressources humaines projet : élabore et corrige les tests techniques, prépare et mène les entretiens techniques

Ø Support Administratif Financier logistique Participer et superviser la réalisation des budgets annuels et triennaux du projet pilote talibé (En coordination avec le Responsable Financier et le coordinateur logistique)

Ø Représentation : Assurer les relations privilégiées du SIF au Mali avec le Ministère de l’éducation et le Ministère du culte et le Ministère du développement social sur les thématiques dont vous serez responsable

Ø Reporting : Rédiger le rapport mensuel décrivant les activités du projet pilote et les activités liées au plaidoyer

La liste des tâches n’est ni exhaustive, ni limitative.


De formation supérieure (BAC +5) dans les métiers de l’humanitaire, vous avez une expérience d’un an minimum en ONG. Vous avez des connaissances et/ou grand intérêt sur les écoles coraniques et/ou les violences multiformes en Afrique et/ou la migration. La connaissance de la problématique du Mali est un atout. Vous avez des capacités rédactionnelles et maitrisez le cycle de gestion de projet. Vous maitrisez le Français et les outils informatiques.

Contrat / Rémunération :

  • Contrat à durée déterminée de 6 mois renouvelables

  • Rémuneration selon profil

  • Perdiem, Gueshouse

  • Posté basé à Bamako

How to apply:

Merci d’envoyer votre candidature (CV + LM) par mail en précisant en objet l’intitulé du poste à l’adresse suivante :

Parce qu’au Secours Islamique France la diversité est une richesse ;

Nous étudions toutes les candidatures correspondant aux compétences requises pour le poste à pourvoir.

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Mali: Interpreter x 4 (Khmer and English speaking)

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Mali
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Vacancy reference no.:



Interpreter x 4 (Khmer and English speaking)

Place of performance:

Gao, Mali

Contract duration:

up to 1 month (@21.75 days/month)

Starting date:



CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


In Mali, our client supports the Action Service of UNMAS, which takes its principal resolution SCR 2227 (2015), to contribute to the following objectives, namely:

  • Reduce the threat may incur MINUSMA and the UN staff by providing specialized training, equipment and supervision of fighting international engineering teams responsible for EOD and C-IED operations, and the awareness of the UN risks personnel.

  • Strengthen national capacities to mitigate the explosive threats through support advice and technical assistance to the Forces of Defence and Security of Mali (MSDS) and advisory support to the National Commission against the proliferation of small arms and small arms (CNLALPC).

  • Improving the protection of civilians by supporting and affecting international demining operators in priority areas contaminated central and northern Mali for educational operations and risks pollution. UNMAS Mali is headquartered in Bamako and six (6) regional offices; Timbuktu, Gao, Kidal and Mopti, Tessalit, Menaka.


Role objective:

Following the recent conflicts in Mali, one Cambodian EOD Peacekeeping company is attached to MINUSMA’s brigades to provide mobility, EOD and C-IED support to MINUSMA and subordinate units in Northern Mali. The unit is located in Gao.

In order to enable this deployment, UNMAS Mali will provide specialist in-country training for up to 70 troops over a 3 week period. To facilitate the training, UNMAS will require experienced interpreters to work with English instructors to ensure the English based training package is delivered effectively by performing the following tasks and key activities:

Expected output:

§ Provide consecutive interpretation services English/Khmer during classroom training, practical training, meetings and other activities.

§ Provide written translation services English/Khmer.

§ Provide any other translation duties as required by the instructors.

§ Provide translation of presentations (including PowerPoint slides and handouts).

§ Provide translation and assistance with the correction of tests and examination papers

§ Translations of aid memoirs and checklists.

Project reporting:

The personnel will report on a weekly basis on the work carried out is support of the training of the Cambodian EOD Teams. The report will include the number of lessons that they have assisted on with interpretation and the number of documents that they have translated from English into Khmer. The personnel will also complete an end of mission report, highlighting the difficulties encountered on this mission and the lessons learned.

Team management:

Team management is not part of this role



§ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience working as an Interpreter or Translator and/or Certificate in Translation.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Translation experience

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 2 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Gao is an advantage.


§ Fluency in written and oral Khmer and English are essential.

Key competencies:

§ Professionalism – Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter.

§ Integrity – Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviours.

§ Commitment to continuous learning – Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates.

§ Planning and Organizing – Identifies priority activities and assignments adjusts priorities as required.

§ Communication – Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Other relevant information:

§ Fluency written and oral in English and Khmer.

§ 2 years of experience working as an Interpreter or Translator.

§ Certification in Translation.

§ Experience in field operations.

§ Good Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Package is desired.

§ Experience working in Africa.

§ Physically fit and healthy.

How to apply:

Please apply via the following link:

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Mali: FT Education Specialist, P-3, Bamako, Mali #85200

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Mali
Closing date: 27 Mar 2017

Purpose of the Position

Accountable for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of Education programme(s) to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives. Across the Education programme(s), accountable for identifying gender inequalities in education, and for developing innovative approaches and programmes to eliminating these inequalities. Collaborates across the programme(s) to ensure gender mainstreaming. Ensures that monitoring mechanisms are in place to track progress towards disparity reduction goals and targets in Education.

Promotes intersectoral partnerships in order to ensure that progress benefits mutually education and other programmes, in particular Health, Nutrition, Water and Environmental Sanitation.

Contributes to synergize the work of United Nations agencies in Education for all Goals including in humanitarian actions, working closely with the Education cluster within the inter-agency standing committee (IASC).

Key Expected Results

1. Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and collaboration to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update made for effective programme planning, development and management, in a gender-specific framework. Partnership with the stakeholders, including knowledge institutions strengthened to further understanding of barriers to and opportunities for advancing the 3 priorities themes (the “3Es”) – Equal access and universal primary completion, Empowerment through girls’ education and gender mainstreaming, Emergencies and post-crisis education cluster interventions.

2. Knowledge management effectively promoted through drafting/finalizing key Education sectoral programme documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, and knowledge/information exchange, with partnerships and collaborative relationships with all stakeholders, capitalizing on the know-how and network of knowledge institutions.

3. Rights-based Education programming effectively promoted, and coherence, synergy and value added to programme management process through results-based management. The four core partnerships as well as selective partnerships on specific issues and themes or regional concern, such as education and HIV, abolition of school fees… exploited efficiently in order to formulate common advocacy position, develop policy guidance and influence allocation of resources on behalf of education.

4. Sectoral work plan and activities formulated, implemented and monitored, ensuring alignment with the defined programme strategies and approaches, and gender mainstreaming across programmes. UNICEF contribution reflected as part of the coordinated support of external partners to national efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 2 and 3.

5. Programme delivery, evaluation and reporting carried out efficiently and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.

6. UNICEF’s global goals effectively promoted through advocacy and policy dialogue in the Education sector.

7. Proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability ensured regarding supply and non-supply assistance as well as disbursement of programme funds for the Education sector. The four core partnerships in education – Education for All Global Action Plan (EFA – GAP), Education for All Fast Track Initiative (EFA – FTI), The United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI ) and Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Education Cluster for Education in Emergencies – catalyzed to accelerate progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals 2 and 3.

8. Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration, focussing on the 3 priorities themes (the “3Es”) and the 2 cross-cutting areas – Early child development and school readiness and Enhancing quality in primary and secondary education –which reflect UNICEF comparative advantage and expectation that donors and partners have on UNICEF ability to help country to achieve the MDGs.

Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

1. Programme Planning, Development and Management.

Enhance effective programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral planning, development and management by guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectoral input, using gender disaggregated data and analysis.

2. Knowledge Management.

  • Further promote knowledge management by drafting or finalizing sectoral documents and reports such as the Country Programme Recommendation and Plans of Action as well as through orientation and training programmes targeted to Government authorities. Ensure exchange of knowledge, information, experience or lessons learned; provides solid technical recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.
  • Strengthen partnership with the stakeholders, including knowledge institutions strengthened to further understanding of barriers to and opportunities for advancing the 3 priorities themes (the “3Es”) and build capacity of Government, counterparts and all other education actors (parents, communities, teachers, education administrators and planners…).
  • 3. Rights-Based Projects through Results-Based Approach.

    Promote the quality of rights-based Education programming through participation in the formulation of programme goals, and approaches. Bring synergy and added value to sectoral or programme management processes using a results-based management approach to planning and design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Exploit efficiently the four core partnerships as well as selective partnerships on specific issues and themes or regional concern, such as education and HIV, abolition of school fees… in order to formulate common advocacy position, develop policy guidance and influence allocation of resources on behalf of education.

    4. Sectoral Work Plan Development, Implementation, and Monitoring.

    Takes shared responsibility for the development of the sectoral work plan which reflects UNICEF contribution as part of the coordinated support of external partners to national efforts to achieve the MDGs 2 and 3; and technical decisions as well as for project management, implementation and monitoring of assigned project/sectoral activity, in compliance with the defined project strategies and approaches, emphasizing the principles of gender equality and strategies for gender mainstreaming.

    5. Programme Delivery, Evaluation and Reporting.

    Ensure programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral efficiency and delivery through a rigorous and transparent approach to evaluation, with an emphasis on gender-disaggregated data. Participation in major evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sector review meetings with government counterparts with involvement of all stakeholders. Ensure the preparation of annual Education sector status reports with contribution of all major partners.

    6. Promotion of UNICEF’s Global Goals

  • Promote the organization goals of UNICEF through advocacy and active engagement in communication, networking and participation at every opportunity inside and outside UNICEF, leveraging the strength of UNICEF mission, goals and programmes.
  • Strengthen partnership with the stakeholders, including knowledge institutions strengthened to further understanding of barriers to and opportunities for advancing the 3 priorities themes (the “3Es”) and build capacity of Government, counterparts and all other education actors (parents, communities, teachers, education administrators and planners…).
  • 7. UNICEF and Government Accountability.

    Coordinates with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and Government and all other implementing partners accountability: and to orientate and train Government and UNICEF implementing partners in UNICEF supply and non-supply policies and procedures. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to management in compliance with the regulations and guidelines.

    8. Communication, Collaboration, Networking and Partnership.

  • Ensure exchange of information, experience, help identify new strategies and courses of action to accelerate/improve delivery of services and achieve Education programme requirements and objectives. Conduct field visits to monitor programmes and collect information. Conduct periodic programme reviews with Government counterparts and other partners.
  • Collaborate with Communication and Programme Communication groups to ensure development of effective communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and social mobilization efforts, focussing on UNICEF Comparative advantage – the 3 priorities themes (the “3Es”) and the 2 cross-cutting areas – which also reflect expectation that donors and partners have on UNICEF ability to help countries to achieve the MDGs.
  • Support coordination with Regional Advisers and HQ Officers. Collaborate with other Programme colleagues to ensure the integration of the project/sectoral programme with other sectors.
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Supply Sections and Government authorities to establish and maintain sound internal controls supportive of the Education projects planning and implementation, to coordinate financial and supply management requirements as well as to ensure accountability.
  • Interact with Government and other partners, NGOs, UN and bilateral agencies in the different stages of Education programme/project implementation to follow up on agreements and recommendations. Provide technical support and guidance on appropriate technical, financial and institutional capacity building measures to achieve Education programme goals.
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate

    1. Education

    Advanced university degree in one or more of the disciplines relevant to the following areas:

    Education; Primary Education, or a Social Sciences fields relevant to international development assistance.

    *First university degree with additional two-years ofrelevant work experience is acceptable in lieu of anadvanced university degree.

    2. Work Experience

  • Five years of progressively professional work experience at national and international levels in field programmes relevant to Education programmes.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization an asset.(IP)
  • Experience in national level development assistance is an asset.
  • Experience with addressing gender disparities and asset.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • 3. Language

    Fluency in French and English

    Competencies of Successful Candidate

    1. Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • 2. Core Competencies

  • Communication [ II ]
  • Working with People [ II ]
  • Drive for Results [ II ]
  • 3. Functional Competencies

  • Leading and Supervising [ I ]
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ II ]
  • Analyzing [ III]
  • Relating and Networking [ II ]
  • Deciding and Initiating Action [ II ]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [ III ]
  • Remarks

    * The successful candidate for this emergency recruitment MUST be available to commence work within 31 days of receiving an offer.

    * Please note that Bamako is a non-family duty station.

    Employment is conditional upon receipt of medical clearance, any clearance required, the grant of a visa, and completion of any other pre-employment criteria that UNICEF may establish. Candidates may not be further considered or offers of employment may be withdrawn if these conditions are unlikely to be met before the date for commencement of service

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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