Country: South Sudan
Project: Improved living conditions and psychosocial support in the Context of flight and displacement in South Sudan
Publication date: September 22, 2022
Deadline: October 3, 2022
Duration: 22 month, 400 working days between January 2023 and October 2024
Start: January 1, 2023
Location: Based in Magwi or Yei
Please apply only if you fulfill the qualification requirements.
Please send your application and CV in English with an indication of your last salary/fee rate to Ms Elke Stelz: email@example.com
Contact: Ms Elke Stelz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Education/training: University degree (diploma/master's degree) in social sciences, social work, psychology, public health, political sciences or courses of study similar to the subject area
Languages: English, C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; Arabic, C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
General professional experience: 10 years of professional experience in the refugee sector; 2 years in another country (international context)
Specific professional experience: 5 years of professional experience in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)
Other: 2 years of experience in implementing training in MHPSS
The project objective is: "The nutritional, economic and psychosocial living conditions of returnees, IDPs and members of host communities are improved". The project will operate in the two regions of Yei and Magwi. 3 outputs and the following key activities:
Output 1: The capacities of smallholder households are strengthened in terms of agricultural production and nutrition are strengthened.
Output 2: The provision of needs-based, gender, context and conflict sensitive qualification measures for returnees, internally displaced persons, and members of host communities host communities, in particular women and youth, in the agricultural sector is improved.
Output 3: Governmental and non-governmental local actors have improved capacity to provide psychosocial support to IDPs, returnees and the vulnerable host population.
The aim of this new technical cooperation project is to
1) increase the production, diversity and quality of food and to provide advice on improved nutrition,
2) implement education and qualification measures to improve the opportunities of young adults to generate income and strengthen their everyday resilience. Furthermore,
3) increase the well-being of local people through psychosocial offers in the context of violence, flight and lack of perspective.