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Job Title:Program manager, Juba with frequent travel to the field Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012 Job Title: Program Manager- Unity State Division: International Programs Department Disaster Response Reports To:Country Director Status: Full-Time GENERAL FUNCTION: The Program Manager assists the Country Director in the management of the Unity State South Sudan programs. The Program Manager supervises program sector managers and works closely with all other sectors to improve program quality through improved project management cycle, systems and processes. SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES: Support the Country Director in developing and implementing South Sudan program. Initiate and undertake needs assessments for program expansion as needed. Monitor the inter-related factors affecting the program, such as environmental, economic, social, political and religious issues and provide specific information and analysis to Country Director and sector Managers. With sector managers, write proposals and reports for donors. Represent the Country Director in his/her absence in Bentiu to government authorities, UN, and NGOs and develop and maintain relationships with these bodies. Provide regular feedback to the Country Director regarding liaison and coordination activities. Undertake negotiations to ensure necessary agreements are negotiated with GoS authorities to facilitate any operational activity. Ensure adequate support to the physical, professional and pastoral care of all staff under his/her jurisdiction. With security officer, monitor all security risks to staff and implement such procedures as to minimize risk. With HR officer, interview candidates for local staff positions, and execute hiring, firing and promotion of local staff as necessary. Ensure accurate and timely communication of major developments, needs, security, required reports, and other relevant information pertaining to effective project implementation and grant compliance. Monitor the overall project environment as it relates to changing realities likely to impact program direction and program redesign. Ensure audit recommendations are implemented. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Masters degree in a humanitarian, business administration, social science, development or other relevant field. Demonstrated working experience of at least five years in program management including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in Livelihood Security, Health, Nutrition, WATSAN, refugee/IDP, and humanitarian relief Good understanding of links between emergency and development programs. Experience in hardship postings/complex emergencies, with proven leadership experience; Able to work in a fluid and insecure area; Maturity and ability to adjust to harsh living conditions. Strong community capacity building and facilitation skills Strong planning and organizational skills; Good ability in project planning and design. Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Good working experience in conflict or post conflict or development settings preferably in Africa. Ability to manage budgets, understand financial accountability procedures, logistics, and commodity tracking. Demonstrable capacity to function well in a team setting and contribute effectively to team efforts Prior multi-cultural team leadership experience, independent thinker and self-starter. Interpersonal and Cross-cultural sensitivity and experience Computer literate, with experience in MS Office package Excellent spoken and written command of English, some knowledge of Arabic is an asset Excellent conceptual, analytical, and writing skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is a field based position and will require exposure to high temperatures, bright sun, wind and conditions normally associated with arid environments. The incumbent should expect to spend considerable time traveling by land over rough terrain. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is based in Bentiu, Unity State- South Sudan, but regular visits to Juba should be expected. Operating environment is extremely volatile, with security restrictions in force. Working hours will be structured in light of the prevailing emergency situation being addressed, and may be unsociable at times. How to apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter on our website http://worldrelief.org/Page.aspx?pid=1718 so that our hiring managers can better review your qualifications
Job Title:Program Manager (WRAPP), Juba Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2012 Program Manager, Water for Recovery and Peace (WRAPP) Juba, South Sudan Position Summary: The Program Manager provides overall management of all components of WRAPP, in collaboration with other WRAPP staff, including: oversight of program implementation; maintenance of overall program budgets and finances; supervision of sub-grants; management of program human resources issues; building a strong team; coordination of monitoring and report writing; representation with donors and government counterparts, and partners; and overall responsibility for program strategic direction and program design, development and proposal writing. Specific Duties and Responsibilities Program development and delivery 1. Oversee all Pact South Sudan Water-related programming; provide technical support to any WASH related activities supported under other programs. 2. Coordinate with the Field Project Manager and WASH Technical Manager to ensure all drilling, semi-urban water distribution systems, rainwater harvesting, sanitation projects and other WASH hardware activities are correctly implemented and targets met. 3. Coordinate with the WRAPP Trainer and Capacity Development Officer to ensure continued strengthening of local partners' capacity, effective community mobilization and Water Management Committee formation. 4. Overall supervision of field work including staff and local partners' activities, movement, logistics, asset tracking, payments, etc. 5. Overall responsibility for program design and development – has primary responsibility for developing new proposals, and exploring new directions for the program to take, ensuring that new project proposals are in line both with the WASH Program design/ strategy and the overall Pact South Sudan strategy. 6. Coordinate (with the WRAPP program team and MERL designated officer) the development of project and program work plans and quarterly travel plans. Coordinate with the DCD and other program managers to maximize the effectiveness of program staff's time in the field. Managing People 1. Directly supervise the WASH Technical Manager and all WRAPP Project Managers and designated Program Officers and Assistants. 2. In coordination with the Human Resource Manager, oversee WRAPP-related human resources issues in relation to recruitment, deployment, benefits and entitlements, ensuring compliance with Pact regulations and the objectives of the program. 3. Mentor, coach and support WRAPP staff through regular one-to-one supervision, annual performance appraisals and other mechanisms for their professional growth and continuous development. Grants and Finance Administration 1. In collaboration with the Grants team, oversee all sub-grant awards related to the various program components, respond to issues that arise during program implementation, and support partners, grantees, and contractors in relation to: ï‚§ Grant or contract agreement and project design, ï‚§ Partner project implementation, ï‚§ Technical and financial reporting, and; ï‚§ Oversight of grant/contract compliance. 2. Coordinate with Pact finance team to maintain up-to-date program budgets and finances, and continuously track spending through analysis of monthly Project Status Reports (PSR's). Internal Coordination 1. Work with the DCD and other program managers to maximize impact of WRAPP and ensure that the water program complements other Pact programs. 2. Coordinate with other Pact departments; in South Sudan, HQ, and other country programs; to ensure compliance and learning is levered into the design and delivery of projects. 3. Work with Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) to ensure appropriate data collection as well as program staff and partner data reporting. 4. Work with the Partnership Development Specialist to ensure timely development and submission of high quality reports and appropriate new business development. 5. Work with the Capacity Development Advisor (TBR) to identify and deliver appropriate staff development, especially to field based staff. External Coordination 1. Preparation and submission of regular, timely reports to donors and to respond as promptly as possible to donor requests for additional information. 2. Represent WRAPP to other South Sudan water programs; local, state and national authorities; WASH forums; UN and NGO agencies; and beneficiary communities. 3. Keep up-to-date with regional developments in the WASH sector. Review relevant reports, evaluations and other internal and external resources as necessary to improve program design and implementation. 4. Activate and maintain positive relationships with relevant government authorities and key partners. 5. Develop project/program briefing papers and other publicity materials to communicate the impact of and learning from the delivery of the program. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) 1. Support regular evaluation of program components in terms of feasibility, efficiency and effectiveness. 2. Provide regular comprehensive program updates to supervisor as to program status, current and emerging issues, etc. Strategic Planning and Management 1. Coordinate the development of annual program implementation plans – in line with the Pact South Sudan strategic plan, project log frames and key indicators of performance. 2. Participate in Pact strategic planning processes – in country and global platforms. 3. Lead the preparation and implementation of WRAPP program design/ strategies that take into account the appropriate country and regional context and in line with Pact's vision and mission and Pact South Sudan' strategic plan, and complementary to government & donor development plans. 4. Over the course of implementation, constantly review and evaluate WRAPP program design (including program logframes, indicator plans/ PMPs and budget)/ strategy. Other Tasks Perform other duties as assigned. Person Specification Essential: ï‚§ A Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience, or a Master's degree with 8 years of experience managing complex programs in developing countries, preferably with experience in post conflict environments. ï‚§ Experience in water sector programming. ï‚§ Strong project/program and financial management skills. ï‚§ A people-motivator and team-builder. ï‚§ Experience of managing USAID funds or similar funding regimes. ï‚§ Excellent English written and oral communications skills. ï‚§ Strong analytical and evaluation skills. ï‚§ High proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets. ï‚§ Demonstrated political savvy and proven negotiation skills. ï‚§ Strong ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. ï‚§ Ability and willingness to travel frequently in the field in South Sudan. Desirable: ï‚§ Language proficiency (Arabic especially) a plus. ï‚§ Prior experience in South Sudan a plus. Personal: ï‚§ Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government representatives, contractors, international and local NGOs. ï‚§ Demonstrable commitment to the values and ethos of Pact. ï‚§ Outgoing personality. ï‚§ Flexible, proactive and innovative style. How to apply: To apply for this position, please fill out the online application at: https://www5.ultirecruit.com/PAC1005/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx?__vt=ExtCan
Job # 112334 Job Title Team Assistant Job Family Other Location Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire Appointment Local Hire Job Posted 21-Nov-2011 Closing Date 10-May-2012 Language Requirements English [Essential]; French [Essential] Appointment Type Background / General description The World Bank Country Office in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire seeks applications for a position of Team Assistant in the Administrative and Client Support (ACS) Network. The ACS staff will be members of the Country Office staff recruited locally and based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The Team Assistant has dual reporting to the Executive Assistant based in the Office of the Country Director, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 2 year renewable term appointment. Duties and Accountabilities Among other duties, the Assistant will (i) provide and carry out the full range office support work in a very demanding international work environment; (ii) co-ordinate with service units, and liaise frequently with team members both in Washington and in the Country Office; (iii) co-ordinate time management and schedules, taking current and future priorities into account, anticipate and monitor changes, and communicate the information; (iv) produce complex texts, reports, presentations, charts, graphs according to standard Bank formats and distribution; (v) draft correspondence and proofread materials; (vi) solve non-routine problems creatively and resourcefully, and assist in the preparation and logistical planning of various events; (vii) track assigned tasks/project steps/ timetables using modern office management technologies, coordinate with relevant staff, provide assistance and/or information on project-related matters; (viii) maintain up-to-date work unit project and other files (both paper and electronically); and retrieve data from various sources and compiles these for use by the Country Director and/or the Country Management Unit (CMU). Selection Criteria Among other criteria, the successful candidate should be holding a minimum of college diploma preferably in Secretarial Studies or Office Management or Business Administration, or other relevant qualification (Bac + 3 equivalent); with at least 4 years of direct relevant experience in a large International or Service or Private Sector Organization; proficient in English (verbal and written) and effective time management and organizational skills. Thorough knowledge and application of Bank Group administrative and/or operational policies and procedures to ensure adherence to relevant guidelines and overall quality of outputs. Thorough understanding, or the ability to quickly gain an understanding, of departmental business activities and overall objectives and understanding of the broader Bank context in which it works. Thorough knowledge and use of all relevant computer software, including advanced functions of Bank standard computer applications, and the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems. Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills in order to deal tactfully and effectively with internal/external contacts at all levels. Effective analytical, research and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment and to function effectively as a member of various groups. Effective, proven skills in organizing, prioritizing, scheduling, planning and coordinating work and other activities internally and externally. How to Apply; http://extjobs.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64273552&piPK=64778863&theSitePK=1058433&JobNo=112334&order=descending&sortBy=job-req-num&location=ALL&menuPK=64778838
Job # 121016 Job Title Senior Health Specialist/Economist Job Family Health, Nutrition & Population Location Juba, South Sudan Appointment International Hire Job Posted 25-Apr-2012 Closing Date 09-May-2012 Language Requirements English [Essential]; French [Essential]; Portuguese [Desired] Appointment Type Background / General description The Africa Health, Nutrition, and Population Unit (AFTHE) is seeking a Senior Health Specialist/Economist to be part of the health team. The position will be based in Juba South Sudan and the candidate will report to the Sector Manager, East and Southern Africa. Working in the world’s newest country and participating in the building of a health care system represents a wonderful challenge. Although the health care system in South Sudan is confronting severe constraints, the country can learn from experience elsewhere and boldly leapfrog past less innovative systems. The overall responsibility of the Senior Health Specialist / Economist is to support the core operational work of the World Bank’s Human Development Team, and oversee the HNP portfolio in South Sudan as well as provide support to other HD task teams. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to help the Government take on its stewardship role through: crowding in financial and human resources, actively managing the activities in the health sector, and increasing the focus on results by systematically tracking health sector performance. She/he is expected to lead project implementation and provide the government with expert advice in the areas of health system strengthening, health financing, disease control, nutrition, and maternal and child health. The candidate will also guide the Bank’s policy dialogue and business development in South Sudan. Ability to work on both analytic and operational tasks is desired as well as demonstrated capacity to listen and dialogue with the client and counterparts. She/he will work closely with the Country Management Unit and will support operational and analytical work and provide input into Country Assistance Strategy development and implementation. AFTHE is one of three sector groupings in the Human Development Department of the Africa Region. The HNP sector grouping will led by two sector managers. The countries belonging to the East and Southern Africa Region in Sub-Saharan Africa are in various stages of economic and social development, ranging from very poor post-conflict countries to middle income countries. The Bank supports them with a wide range of instruments and services, including investment and budget support operations, economic and sector work and other Technical Assistance, and helps ensure that large grant funding from vertical programs (such as the Global Fund, GAVI Alliance, Presidential Malaria Initiative, etc.) and bilateral donors is well integrated into health systems to achieve results. The Bank would also use its unique multi-sector capacity and macro-economic focus to improve impact and sustainability at country-level. Duties and Accountabilities The Senior Health Specialist/Economist will: • Lead the health policy dialogue with the government focusing on key issues including: ensuring the government has the tools to steward the sector, addressing the results agenda, enhancing innovation (such as results based financing) and ensuring innovations are rigorously evaluated, addressing the serious health care financing issues the country faces, ensuring complete coverage of the country with basic services, and helping solve the serious human resource constraints the MOH faces, including at central level, etc. • Lead the implementation of the proposed health operation in South Sudan and contribute to the design, preparation, and implementation of health projects and operations (both lending and non-lending) in a manner that leads to high quality products with a strong focus on results. Given the lack of progress since the comprehensive peace agreement on the coverage of services like immunization, ITN use etc. the selected candidate will have to be passionate about improving health sector performance; • Help design and manage impact evaluations, develop technical assistance and analytical work to meet the demands of the client, and strengthen the evidence basis for policy more generally; • Work closely with cross-sectoral teams responsible for the preparation and implementation of country programs; • Represent the health team in the CMU and help with cross-sectoral tasks by ensuring coordination of inputs and consistency of approach to key CMU and multi-sectoral products; • Keep abreast of recent developments in the health sector world-wide, and on cross-cutting issues affecting the performance of the health sector, such as HIV/AIDS, governance, decentralization, fiscal considerations and public sector reform; and • Provide technical inputs and support to regional activities as needed. Selection Criteria The incumbent must have the following qualifications: • Advanced degree with a specialization in health system management, health financing, international health, health policy and management and/or public health or health economics and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. • Extensive experience in post-conflict or fragile situations providing advice on health systems and health-related policy. An ability to adapt to challenging living conditions. • Demonstrated capacity to carry out in-depth analytical work including impact evaluation. • Experience from a cross disciplinary perspective with health systems-related issues in developing countries including M&E, health care financing, public health, human resources for health, public sector management, etc. • Experience working in the public sector, such as a Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health or Ministry of Planning is a definite plus. • Ability to shape a policy debate by listening to diverse views, integrating ideas, building a consensus, and communicating to constituencies inside and outside the Bank. • Ability to work in teams and across organizational boundaries, respecting the views of others. • Ability to deliver high-quality policy and analytic products within tight deadlines. • Excellent written and spoken communications skills in both French and English. Portuguese would be an advantage. • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills are a requirement for this position. COMPETENCIES General Economic Knowledge and Analytical Skills - Stays current on trends and literature pertaining to one’s area of expertise. Possesses cross-country knowledge in economic specialty and demonstrates ability to address issues at broader level, as well as in depth. Demonstrated ability to link the macro, the institutional, and the micro-level behaviors and can identify the relevant sectoral analysis. Able to support findings/policy recommendations with credible analysis and tools. Proven ability to conceptualize, design, and implement major tasks, including through leading and participating in task teams of lending and non-lending operations. Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Has ability to translate technical and cross-country knowledge into practical applications and contributions to country and sector strategies. Interacts with clients at the policy level, and organizes and manages policy development initiatives in collaboration with other development agencies and donors. Plays key role in implementation of economic strategy, advises borrowers and colleagues on economic issues, supervises and manages lending and non-lending activities and ensures consistency and conformity to Bank standards. Policy Dialogue Skills - Possesses political judgment, diplomatic acumen, cultural sensitivity and negotiating skills. Applies cross-country economic knowledge to discussions with clients and development partners. Is able to conduct independent policy discussions with government representatives and non-government partners on selected policy issues. Able to lead task teams, participate in formal negotiations, and assist government in establishing priorities. Health, Nutrition and Population Knowledge and Experience - Has broad, strong and recognized analytical and advisory skills and expertise in the health systems and its main functions, such as governance, health financing, health services organization and management, human resources for health, and/or pharmaceuticals. Has the ability to critically and quantitatively assess the performance of health systems to identify key challenges and solutions. Has experience diagnosing and assisting clients to define responses to policy and operational challenges, and can help clients in partnership with other stakeholders develop flexible and creative approaches to HNP reform and implementation. Integrative Skills (HD) - Able to link all relevant cross-sectoral areas to own work, and understands how they are interrelated. Demonstrates ability to undertake cross-sectoral work in lending and non-lending operations. Client Orientation - Identifies WBG solutions to meet client’s needs and goals. Maintains client relationships in the face of conflicting demands or directions and proposes sustainable solutions based on good diagnosis. Applies best knowledge and evidence-based advice. Drive for Results - Creates conditions to achieve challenging results. Identifies the needed resources to accomplish results involving multiple stakeholders and communicates the importance to business outcomes. Finds solutions to obstacles affecting key deliverables. Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion – Seeks to improve team collaboration and inclusion. Reaches out to contribute to the work of others in the department. Shows leadership in ensuring the team actively seeks and considers diverse ideas and approaches. Keeps teams fully informed to ensure integration and work consistency. Knowledge, Learning and Communication – Transfers knowledge and communicates effectively across boundaries. Leads in the sharing of best practice, trends, knowledge and lessons learned across units and with clients and partners. Proven analytical skills and writing ability, as demonstrated by publications in the areas of health economics, health finance and related fields. Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making - Assesses risks, benefits, impact and strategic intent in decision-making. Gathers varied and accurate input, assesses risk, considers impact and articulates benefits of decisions for internal and external stakeholders over the long term. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. How to Apply; http://extjobs.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64273552&piPK=64273556&theSitePK=1058433&JobNo=121016&order=descending&sortBy=job-req-num&location=ALL&menuPK=64262364
Job # 121115 Job Title Economist Job Family Poverty Reduction Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Appointment Local Hire Job Posted 03-May-2012 Closing Date 17-May-2012 Language Requirements English [Essential] Appointment Type Background / General description The Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit (PREM) for East Africa and the Horn (AFTP2) is looking for an Economist to join its team in Ethiopia. The position is based in the World Bank’s Addis Ababa office, one of the largest country offices in Africa. The selected candidate will be expected to work closely with professional counterparts in the Government of Ethiopia (GoE), particularly with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, as well as the community of international development partners. This is a two year position (with possibility of extension), based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The position involves traveling in Ethiopia and elsewhere as appropriate. S/he will be operating within a matrix management framework, reporting to the AFTP2 Sector Manger in Washington DC and working in close collaboration with the Country Director and the Lead Economist based in Addis Ababa. S/he will also work and coordinate closely with the various Bank task managers working on economic issues in Ethiopia, based in-country as well as Kenya, Tanzania, and Washington DC. Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 2 year renewable term appointment. Duties and Accountabilities Economic Analysis and Policy Advice • Support the Ethiopia team to provide analytical advice to the Government on ways to maintain economic growth and the pace of poverty reduction in Ethiopia. This will involve contributing to policy notes and studies on a wide range of issues including the growth agenda, trade and economic integration, productivity, business environment, economic management, sectoral issues, poverty and gender analysis. • Closely monitor and provide advice on fiscal policy and program priorities, budget management, revenue mobilization and public debt and financial management issues and coordinate policy dialogue between the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) on these issues. • Work closely with the MoFED and the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) to obtain and maintain relevant economic data and information and to engage in policy dialogue as part of the Bank team. • Support the team to advise the statistical capacity building efforts with the CSA, in a project closely coordinated with other development partners. • Support the Country Management Unit, and the Government, in the development and implementation of a World Bank Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) with Ethiopia. Country Economist Support • Contribute to the preparation of the Ethiopia Economic Update (bi-annual), and the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (annually). • Compile and maintain economic and fiscal databases for Ethiopia. • Provide support to various outreach activities (e.g. organizing seminars, participating in technical working groups and discussion foras). • Facilitate missions by colleagues from AFTP2 and engage with sector colleagues and country based staff on economic issues, particularly micro-related. Selection Criteria • Academic Training: MA Degree in Economics, and at least four years of relevant work experience. • Technical Proficiency: Skills and experience in working on economic policy issues and data analysis. Proven strong conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills in the foregoing areas. • Communication and Team Skills: High level of personal and professional integrity. Self-starter. Strong ability to function well in a multi-cultural environment, and working in teams. Results-oriented personality with proven problem-solving skills, and strong communication skills. • Language Skills: Proficiency in English required; Local Ethiopian language skills are a distinct advantage. • Writing: Excellent English writing capability required. • Computer Skills: Sound knowledge of MS Office programs, including Excel, is essential. How to Apply; http://extjobs.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64273552&piPK=64273556&theSitePK=1058433&JobNo=121115&order=descending&sortBy=job-req-num&location=ALL&menuPK=64262364
Job Title:Grants manager, Juba Closing Date: Tuesday, 15 May 2012 Specific Duties and Responsibilities: I. Pre-Award Work with Pact South Sudan program/ project managers to select grantees/vendors for award under various projects. This will include the issuance of RFAs and the conducting of pre-award assessments to determine the fitness for purpose of prospective grantees using an appropriate tool. Make determinations of risk profiles of prospective grantees/vendors and recommend appropriate measures to mitigate the risks identified, including the development of special award conditions. Obtain donor approvals where required. In addition to pre-award assessments, the Grants Manager will also be responsible for the following pre-award tasks: a) Selection of the proper award instrument b) Cost analysis and budget negotiations c) Preparation of negotiation memoranda d) Complete submission of all award documents for approval by the Director, G&C (for purchase orders above $30,000). II. Post-Award Provide technical assistance to staff and grantees on administrative policies and procedures for grants management. Technical assistance on the following topics will be provided in conjunction with other initiatives of regional grant advisors: a) Pact's grants management policies and procedures b) Policies and procedures for procurement under sub-grants c) Interpretation of regulations (22 CFR 226, 22 CFR 228, OMB Circular A-110 and A-122, ADS chapters, etc.) d) Preparation of solicitations (RFA, APS) e) Simplified grants f) Modifications g) Grantee monitoring Verify obligated funding available and data reported in the subgrant matrix for each project. Maintain individual Trackers for each individual award to verify spending against the approved budget. Collect and maintain complete documentation of submission/transmittal of reports that are specific to grants under prime awards: a) Inventory of assets in grantees' custody b) VAT reports of grantees c) Audit reports of grantees d) Other deliverables (programmatic and financial) of grantees Work with G&C/HQ to obtain prior approvals and waivers for and from clients required for administration of specific grants. Monitor compliance with special award conditions by grantees. Conduct investigations to resolve contractual issues/problems/disputes arising from grants and make recommendations to the Country Director and/or G&C Director of Grants and Contracts for resolution. Routinely monitor the maintenance and control of the archive of grants. Ensure the final disposition of property acquired by grantee. Support and undertake regular site visits to grantee offices and activities. III. Procurement Under Grants Prepare RFPs, IQCs, and other instruments for competitive selection processes. Prepare and/or review documentation (selection, choice of instrument) of purchase orders and contracts financed under grants. Verify obligated funding available for purchase orders and contracts. Verify completion and payment of final invoices. IV. Training and Other Technical Assistance Contribute to the development and delivery of training in grants management in the field. Contribute to substantive discussions in the Grants Community of Practice. Support New Business Development, especially through the review and development of an appropriate sub-award plan and budget. V. Management Oversee Pact South Sudan Grants staff, approximately 6 to 8 staff. When required (until a Capacity Development/ Civil Society Strengthening Manager is hired), manage special programs e.g. Civil Society Organization (CSO) Excellence Initiative, including organizational capacity assessments and action planning for all CSO members; development of training opportunities; and development of coaching plan for Pact Programs and Grants staff involved. Qualifications: Demonstrated solid knowledge of USG and other donor regulations applicable to grants administration. Experience of managing either USAID, OFDA or INL award(s) essential. Strong analytical skills to successfully perform financial reviews and other forms of quantitative analyses. Effective written and oral communications skills that are essential to building relationships with donors, host country counterparts, and partner organizations. Ability to exercise sound business judgment to wisely prioritize and successfully perform multiple and complex tasks. Highly organized and able to develop and streamline systems for efficient conduct of day-to-day tasks. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database skills. Fluency in English with preference given to applicants with high proficiency in Arabic; language skills will be subject to testing. Ability and willingness to travel to remote environments and to live in group housing. Minimum Qualifications: BA and at least 4 years of relevant experience (or equivalent) Preference for: Experience in a similar role managing grants design and administration and managing and overseeing distribution of grants and contracts. Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations as related to contracts and cooperative agreements; working knowledge of OMB Circulars Experience assessing the responsibility and grant-worthiness of organizations through financial statements, audits, and other documentation presented in a proposal or in support of an award. Proven capacity to design and deliver a range of training and technical assistance programs to build full range of capacities for grant management. Fluency in English and proficiency in at least one other language Skills and Abilities: Behavioral Competencies Strong in all areas Leadership Ability to sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with internal colleagues and contacts in donor and peer organizations Strong understanding of Pact's strategy and how tasks contribute to the greater good Consistently works within internal process and procedures Strong interpersonal and team building skills Engagement in corporate initiatives Project Management Strong planning and time management skills Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make a presentation Ability to problem-solve difficult issues Ability to multitask with ease, adapting to frequently changing priorities Good negotiating and conflict resolution skills Strong understanding of budgets Technical Skills Good experience in one of Pact's technical areas or a support function Working knowledge and understanding of donor policies and regulations Competence using common desktop applications and internal systems How to apply: To apply please visit our job openings page at: http://www.pactworld.org/cs/job_openings_list
Job Title:Operations Marketing Manager - Tanzania JOB ID 23005 LOCATION(S) Tanzania CITY/CITIES Kwanza SPECIFIC LOCATION JOB TYPE Full Time TRAVEL REQUIRED 25% RELOCATION PROVIDED Yes SHIFT N/A DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS: Position Overview: The closing date will be Thursday, 10th May 2012 Provide leadership and co-ordination across the Supply Chain to achieve the geographic location#s volume and share objectives through leading the development and the execution of the Bottler Business Plan (BBP) KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Business Performance / Budgets • Achieve volume objectives as per BP. • Set up, track and manage Bottler TMI budgets. • Ensure rapid processing of marketing claims. Business Planning • Provide input for and implement 3 year BP for assigned geography • Develop and execute annual BBP with Bottler • Develop and execute annual Customer Business Plans where appropriate Consumer Preference / Pricing / Penetration • Ensure application of programs designed to enhance consumer brand equity in BP and BBP • Develop and execute operational elements of agreed brand / price / pack / channel plans • Monitor Bottler and trade pricing. Implement price compliance programs where appropriate • Ensure distribution capability efficiencies, outlet execution and expansion benchmarks and objectives are set and met through the execution of the BBP People • Build value based and strategic “win-win” relationships with System partners at Bottler middle management and on occasion senior local management levels • Lead Bottler training and development modules and capability building initiatives targeted at sales force / sales supervisor levels • Coach and develop reporting KO associates to maximize full and current potential Corporate citizenship • Assist fully in the execution of community programs designed to enhance KO reputation within the community ORGANIZATION IMPACT/ INFLUENCE: Extensive High Level Strategic / Operational Interaction with: Within The Company • Senior Operational Marketing Manager (guidance, supervision, coaching) • Peer associates within Marketing, Financial, Technical, PAC functions etc.(collaboration) • Reporting associates within the Operations function (leadership, guidance, coaching) Outside The Company • Bottler Middle Management at times Senior Local Management (Gain commitment to and execution of BBPs) • External organizations as appropriate and at the appropriate level SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Reports ( Position Titles, not names) • None RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS: Technical Skills • KO system knowledge and clear understanding of the dynamics of the soft drink industry • Strategic mindset. Ability to identify and act on opportunities • Understanding of RGM and ability to covert same into winning strategies • Project management skills • Ability to manage budgets • People management skills • Communication skills • Fluent in English Competencies : Drives Innovative Business Improvements • Encourages others to develop and implement unique, breakthrough ideas • Identifies and provides clarity around initiatives that deliver differentiated value to the company • Uses input from internal and external sources to promote leading edge solutions • Educates others on the importance of anticipating customer needs and measuring outcomes • Challenges team members to use rational, logical arguments to shift the positions of others • Encourages teams to look to multiple sources to identify and reinforce leading practices • Tests multiple scenarios against strategies to ensure maximum results Balances Immediate and Long-Term Priorities • Sets priorities that are focused on delivering clear, focused decisions and direction to the organization • Translates complex strategic issues into clear action plans for the team • Prepares the organization to focus on the delivery of short- and long-term results • Leverages knowledge and subject-matter expertise to influence System-wide decisions • Gathers and applies insights from across the System to create alignment around critical objectives • Makes connections between the Manifesto for Growth and decision-making in his/her unit • Takes a company-wide approach to making decisions that may increase long-term profitability Delivers Results • Defines performance objectives for self and team that ensure exceptional results • Helps others to understand the linkage between team contributions and System-wide success • Addresses risks and obstacles by working closely with the team to devise plans to overcome them • Drives the team to build competitive advantage through the integration of our vision into current work • Defines accountability such that everyone is responsible for contributing to successful outcomes • Works with the team to ensure efforts are focused on value-added solutions that lead to quality results • Helps others to embrace the idea of setting stretch goals to improve business results Imports and Exports Good Ideas • Builds strong internal networks for collaboration and knowledge transfer with other parts of the company • Encourages others to identify and adopt leading-edge ideas that result in increased success • Uses data from multiple constituents to devise plans for competing in the marketplace • Encourages others to build internal and external relationships that result in leveraged solutions • Coaches others on the importance of change as a mechanism for executing our business goals • Helps others to identify industry data that will contribute to System-wide success • Ensures the team understands the importance of building profitable, long-term relationships Develops and Inspires Others • Anticipates talent needs and helps to recruit, develop, retain and reward team members • Uses talent assessment skills as a mechanism for anticipating and addressing team needs • Provides on-going, timely feedback to others, and takes the opportunity to ask for it as well • Communicates effectively and with impact to motivate others to realize their potential • Establishes and maintains an environment in which everyone can participate, share and feel included • Leverages individual differences to motivate others and create organizational impact • Sets clear, business oriented objectives for self and others on the team Lives the Values • Demonstrates personal commitment and holds others accountable to our Values • Encourages open, candid, trusting relationships and motivates others to embrace change • Lends excitement and support to the work we’re doing on the Manifesto for Growth • Ensures company interests are always placed ahead of team and personal agendas • Demonstrates and encourages promoting and protecting our image internally and externally • Actively helps employees through changes and transitions in our culture • Inspires teams to embrace our culture and strive for personal excellence Required Experience • Minimum 5 years experience with a FMCG Company. Functional experience within an operational function would be an advantage. Bottler experience an added advantage. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: I • First level Business degree qualification minimum CULTURAL DIVERSITY: • Ability to balance interaction at multiple levels from Bottler Middle and Senior Management to retailers requires cultural sensitivity. • Cultural diversity specifics will depend on assigned geography characteristics ANALYSIS: • Priority setting within expanded framework of responsibilities • Rapid execution of decisions through internal management process • Need to maximize efficiencies, decision making and learning vertically within the KO and Bottler Partner System structures and horizontally across markets • Alignment of System Partner and KO planning priorities and timing JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING: • The Operational Marketing Manager is responsible primarily for the development and execution of the BBP WORKING CONDITIONS: • Will depend on local conditions of the assigned geography and work base TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: •25% depending on the geography of the assigned position and business priorities How to Apply; http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp
Job Title:Administrative Assistant - Support JOB ID 23025 LOCATION(S) Nigeria CITY/CITIES Lagos SPECIFIC LOCATION JOB TYPE Full Time TRAVEL REQUIRED 0% RELOCATION PROVIDED No SHIFT N/A DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS: Position Overview: The closing date is Thursday, May 10 2012 • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that a responsive and consistent quality service support is provided to support function employees and managers and to effectively manage all administrative duties for stated functions to enable the team to successfully achieve their goals and objectives KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide Administrative support to the Function heads and their team members as required (routine and ad hoc requests) • Handle Goods Receipt on SAP • Schedule meetings / appointments • Manage and oversee Function heads’ diary • Manage and oversee Function heads’ e-mail during absence from office and provide appropriate alerts to urgent issues – redistribute work as appropriate to correct people and as per Director’s instructions and requirements • Co-ordinate team travel arrangements & logistics – bookings, changes, etc to plan / budget, ground transportation, visa’s • Setup, manage and maintain all record keeping and filing – both manual and electronic e.g. budget, e-mails, documentation, correspondence, SAP • Manage all direct report information & filing • Manage all incoming and outgoing mail both physical & electronic e.g. lotus notes mail files for self and Function heads as required • Handle all routine correspondence and man Ops team / Function heads calls (take messages, act as liaison between Function heads and internal and external constituents etc) • Co-ordinate all team meetings / events / seminars (both on and off site) • Develop & assemble presentations, workbooks or manuals and correspondence as required • Co-ordinate activities as required including: special projects, vendors / supplier relationships, ordering, shipping, • Co-ordinate business planning scheduling where required for team • Development, quality control and where relevant provision of Admin processes and services (including shared drive disciplines, standard forms & standard processes, department voicemail/email standards) • Respond to general, day to day Franchise queries addressed to the team • Monitor budget on behalf of Function heads - identify discrepancies and inform relevant team member as and when notified • Ensure office is set up and maintained as an efficient working environment • Liaise with Facilities as necessary re office requirements • Handle general typing duties quickly and accurately FINANCIAL/ JOB SCOPE: • Data / information accuracy • Process Efficiency (Cycle times), Compliance with Charters of Authority based on internal audit, • Policy / Procedure compliance, ORGANIZATION IMPACT/ INFLUENCE: Extensive Operational Interaction with (Internal): • GM, Nigeria Franchise • Function Heads • Franchise Associates External Interaction with: • Preferred Suppliers / Vendors on local projects Nature and Purpose of the Interaction: • Program implementations, administration, phone calls, and issue resolution RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS: Technical Skills: Generalist system knowledge, some exposure to budget and project management, Advanced computer skills e.g. Outlook, ms office, ms project, internet / etc, office administration. Analytical skills will be an added advantage. Competencies Drives Innovative Business Improvements • Develops unique ideas that can be used to address business issues and improve the organization • Focuses on projects and initiatives that deliver differentiated value to the organization • Leverages internal insights and external best practices to promote leading edge thinking • Responds to customer needs with expert quality and timeliness that contribute to successful outcomes • Analyzes and influences new ideas to push own thinking and generate exceptional results • Designs new solutions by challenging and enhancing current processes with industry inputs • Continuously seeks to improve processes versus settling for the status quo Balances Immediate and Long-Term Priorities • Aligns priorities with clear, focused decisions that contribute to moving our vision forward • Translates strategic messages from leaders into deliverables that provide immediate impact • Understands his/her role in building and delivering short- and long-term results to the business • Uses subject matter expertise as an individual differentiator to achieving results • Works with teammates in other functions and geographies to plan for future objectives • Creates plans that support the initiatives outlined in the Manifesto for Growth • Thinks about the entire System when making decisions with long-term business impact Delivers Results • Meets or exceeds individual performance expectations to produce exceptional results • Organizes responsibilities so measures and outcomes are aligned with business strategies • Overcomes risks and obstacles by proactively managing their potential impact • Aligns everyday activities with the organization’s desire to achieve competitive advantage • Possesses a strong desire to win and takes responsibility for critical outcomes • Aligns individual goals to deliver focused, value-added, cost efficient solutions • Sets stretch objectives that are constantly reevaluated to ensure organizational movement Imports and Exports Good Ideas • Strives to be a role model for collaboration, idea generation and knowledge transfer • Leverages best practices and leading-edge ideas to shift organizational and team thinking • Uses data from multiple constituents to devise plans and tactics for competing in the marketplace • Builds internal and external relationships that result in leveraged solutions to the business • Embraces change and understands the positive role it plays in achieving our business goals • Uses personal ideas and industry information as inputs to moving others to action • Strives to build profitable, long-term relationships that drive value across the System Develops and Inspires Others • Plays an active role in the recruitment, retention and recognition of peers across the System • Understands and leverages strengths and capabilities of self and others to maximize the team • Capitalizes on experiences and opportunities for growth by sharing lessons with others • Demonstrates an awareness of personal impact by adapting and adjusting to uncomfortable situations • Seeks out and accepts perspectives from multiple sources and identifies opportunities to use them • Recognizes differences in others and uses individual awareness to increase business impact • Leverages appropriate networks to set and achieve business results Lives the Values • Demonstrates personal commitment to our Values, holding self and others accountable • Establishes and cultivates open, candid, trusting relationships with other team members • Exhibits excitement and support around the work we’re doing on the Manifesto for Growth • Commits to placing company interests ahead of personal agendas • Takes ownership for promoting and protecting our image internally and externally • Embraces change and demonstrates clear commitment to the success of TCCC • Makes personal decisions that impact our ability to drive organizational success Required Experience • 5 Years of administration experience • Advanced Computer Skills – MS Office, SAP, MS Project, Power-point presentation & Excel – ability to develop templates/spreadsheet models will be an added advantage EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: First degree in any of the Social Sciences or Arts CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Responsibility and Interaction with: • Local Franchise Office Associates and Function • English as primary language ANALYSIS: • Challenging / unique situations may arise JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING: • In line with day- to-day execution of tasks TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: • As may be required on the job ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: • Ability to engage in function specific projects in Finance, Strategy and/or PAC & migrate fully into any of these functions leveraging function specific skills will be critical in ensuring we get the right fit for this role. At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world. Relocation costs are not provided for this job. By applying for this job, candidates understand and acknowledge that the Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate. How to Apply; http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp
Job Title:Executive Administrative Assistant JOB ID 23026 LOCATION(S) Nigeria CITY/CITIES Lagos SPECIFIC LOCATION JOB TYPE Full Time TRAVEL REQUIRED 0% RELOCATION PROVIDED No SHIFT N/A DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS: Position Overview: The closing date is Thursday, May 10 2012 • To ensure that the General Manager has support on ALL administrative and clerical tasks so the GM can focus on business issues. • Manage the GM’s diary and agenda, provide support to Direct Reports as required, and anticipate and resolve administrative issues that may hinder the smooth operations of the GM’s office. KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The General Manager's Communication • Timely review of all incoming mail, and responding or re-routing to the correct respondents • Timely and professional preparation of outgoing mail for the General Manager • Management and recording of all incoming and outgoing mail to ensure a data base for future reference is maintained for speedy and accurate future reference • Managing all internal and external queries and requests, responding and re-directing accordingly General Manager's Calendar and Agenda • Scheduling of meetings • Distribution of the GM’s annual calendar to direct Reports • Managing requests for meetings by key stakeholders or other outside parties General Manager Travel arrangements • Arranging for all travel, hotel bookings and pick up • Ensuring passport and visa’s are current and in good order • Prepare detailed itineraries for use by the General Manager and the General Manager’s office Preparation, facilitation and co-ordination of Senior TCCC VIP visits and General Manager’s meetings • Arrange necessary accommodation • Arrange necessary travel arrangements • Co-ordinate relevant meetings, appointments and functions • Arrange required venues • Prepare detailed itineraries • In liaison with the Executive Assistant, assist in the development of background material for presentations General Administrative Work • Maintain internal TCCC contact details for use by the General Manager’s and the GM’s office • Maintain external contact details for key stake holders • Provide support regarding the General Manager’s Office activities • Set up a system to ensure follow up and follow through on all project deadlines and responses • Manage the General Manager’s Chauffer • Prepare and manage the General Manager’s expenses – includes expense reports, and ensuring his credit card(s) are valid and paid for • Liaise with facilities as necessary with regards to office requirements • Manage filing and records • Challenging / unique situations may arise Management of Payments • Complete all GM office financial transactions using SAP e.g. travel expenses, tickets, travel requests, holidays, etc • Monitor GM office's budget – identify discrepancies and notify relevant team members as and when necessary FINANCIAL/ JOB SCOPE: • TBA ORGANIZATION IMPACT/ INFLUENCE: Interactions: Within the Company • General Manager • The General Manager’s direct reports • Finance department for payments • General Manager’s Chauffer Outside the Company • Bottler Management • Travel agencies • Car Rentals • Embassies • Hotels • Government Officials (Ad hoc meetings for various reasons) SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Reports: None Indirect Reports: General Manager’s Chauffer RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS: Skills: • General Office Management • Methodical thinking and a high sense of urgency • Excellent communication skills • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines •Effective Time Management Competencies: • Building Value Based Relationships • Building Sustainable Organizational Capabilities • Leveraging and Respecting Others • Negotiation • Manage Bottler Relationships • Confidentiality • Attention to detail • Planning and organizing • Writing effectively • Acting with integrity • Instilling confidence and trust • Focusing on clients Required Experience • 5-8 years working experience in customer service or related area • Some related experience managing a senior managers office • Advanced computer skills-MS Office, SAP, MS Project EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: • Ability to balance interaction with all levels of management ANALYSIS: • Challenging / unique situations may arise JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Decisions in this role are mainly referred, except those relating to the administrative function of the General Manager’s office. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Limited no travel required ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position will evolve. Responsibilities and job description may be reviewed and refined with changing business needs. At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world. Relocation costs are not provided for this job. By applying for this job, candidates understand and acknowledge that the Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate. How to Apply; http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp
Job Title:Business Planning Manager JOB ID 23028 LOCATION(S) South Africa CITY/CITIES Johannesburg SPECIFIC LOCATION Park Town JOB TYPE Full Time TRAVEL REQUIRED 25% RELOCATION PROVIDED No SHIFT N/A DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS: Position Overview: Closing date is 11th May 2012 1 Develop and manage a robust, collaborative and rigorous business planning process at both the Business Unit, functional and franchise level 2. Disseminate and cascade information and capability required to enable effective business planning across the organization and the system at large 3. Continuously track and report on business performance against commitments and identify risks and/or opportunities against Business Plan 4. Support Strategy and Business Planning Director in developing a comprehensive long term growth strategy and 3 year business plan for business unit KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy and Business Plan • Steward and lead the development of short- and long-range business plans (strategic, annual, functional and franchise) for the business unit that are comprehensive, realistic and aligned with TCCC, group, bottler, etc with a one year focus and execution plan • Responsible for building Business Planning capability across the Business Unit • Act as hub across the business unit during Business Planning Process Planning Process • Develop and manage processes, systems, calendar and expectations for overall Business Planning Process • Coordinating Business Planning process with the Franchise, Functions and Bottlers. Measurement and Tracking of Business Commitments • Continuous tracking and reporting of business performance against commitments • Identify risks and/or opportunities against Business Plan • Track and report on key business plan indicators for business unit and by bottler • Manage business reviews process and tools • Adherence to Franchise, Business Unit, Corporate Business Planning reporting routines on a weekly, month and quarterly basis • Adherence to Atlanta LT BP reporting protocols and corporate governance requirements Manage Business Planning Analytics; • Provide leadership and guidance with respect to appropriate Business Planning analysis General: • Develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders in order to influence business plan development and decision-making. • Provide leadership and guidance to direct reports FINANCIAL/ JOB SCOPE: Some Examples Include Actual • Number of countries 1 • Number of bottlers 4 ORGANIZATION IMPACT/ INFLUENCE • Extensive High Level Strategic / Operational Interaction with: Business Unit President and Business Unit Leadership Team and Senior Bottler Management • Nature and Purpose of the Interaction: Influence business plan development, measurement and reporting SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Reports: Senior Business Planning Analyst and Business Planning Analyst Indirect: large multi-functional teams RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS: Technical Skills: Advanced knowledge of and sophisticated application of advanced principles theories and concepts; contributes to the development of new principles and concepts in specialty area Superior business problem solving skills - analysis and synthesis. Multi functional at least two areas: in marketing, sales and distribution, finance, change management, manufacturing etc. Generic Competencies: Thinking Systemically: Understanding the complexities and interdependencies of information and events in order to develop more effective solutions and ideas. Independent Point of View: Knowledge of the external environment in which the Company's business is conducted. Includes ability to offer a broad perspective that extends beyond a particular functional discipline (e.g., marketing, finance) and draw upon knowledge that comes from frequent interaction with different departments, employees and sources and constituencies outside of the Company. Establishing Collaborative Working Relationships: Developing and using collaborative relationships for the purpose of accomplishing work objectives; developing relationships with other individuals by listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating others' efforts. Consulting: Providing timely, specific information, guidance, and recommendations to help groups, managers, and others make informed committed decisions that will lead to sustainable impact. Program Management: Ability to provide oversight and management to synthesize/bring synergy to multiple initiatives by establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently, adjusting priorities, establishing management routines to effectively track progress and identify issues, removing barriers and leveraging resources. Business Partner Knowledge: Knowledge of business partners (such as customer, bottler, service agent, supplier) in their context: industry trends and competitive pressures, strategies and plans, organizational structure, decision-making process, contacts, technology infrastructure and systems. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree . MBA strongly preferred. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Ability to work in a variety of different cultures and diverse groups. Ability to deal with several layers inside the organization at the same time. This position has great impact on the business requiring an individual with great self management and influencing abilities and one who deal with a lot of uncertainty. ANALYSIS: • Bottlers issues: full spectrum – some big sophisticated Bottler to small – individually owned • Marketing including pricing and packaging growth / expansion to new ventures • Innovation • Supply chain redesign • Value Chain Analyses JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING: • Responsible for Business Plan and Strategic Plan development • Influencing major strategic decisions and direction WORKING CONDITIONS: • Occasional travel to non-high risk locations. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: • Occasional travel required: 30% of time and requiring overnight stays At Coca-Cola Ltd. (Canada) you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world. Relocation costs are not provided for this job. By applying for this job, candidates understand and acknowledge that the Company will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate. How to Apply; http://www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/na_application.jsp
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