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14 th
May 2018

Finance and Operations Consultants - NEAR (5 Vacancies)

14th May 2018

Application Deadline: (27th May, 2018) Extended to 12th July, 2018 The Finance and Operations Consultants (FOCs) will be responsible for providing one-on-one support to local NGOs in the develo ...

Application Deadline: (27th May, 2018) Extended to 12th July, 2018

The Finance and Operations Consultants (FOCs) will be responsible for providing one-on-one support to local NGOs in the development and improvement of their financial management systems and procedures (including procurement procedures) in order to meet institutional donor compliance.

The FOCs will work with members to address their capacity development through review of financial and procurement manuals as well as capacity self-assessments and plans.  Support members to implement new or revised procedures through accompaniment, technical expertise, training and long-term capacity development, using participatory learning processes so members improve their organizational systems and staff capacity. Support members to develop strong systems and procedures for program management and accountability. Develop and support members’ leadership, management and core humanitarian skills, work with consultants and staff from other NGOs to provide training or run workshops as needed.

The FOCs oversee the work of direct members per country to assess and prioritize their financial capacity development needs and strengthen their ability to meet donor compliance. They will support members through providing ongoing guidance and advice. The post-holders will design, coordinate and facilitate participatory learning processes with members’ finance staff.

14 th
May 2018

Terms of Reference - Translation Services

NEAR - 14th May 2018

Application Deadline: (27th May, 2018) Extended to 11th July, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY  NEAR is a global network that spans acr ...

Application Deadline: (27th May, 2018) Extended to 11th July, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis.

BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY 

NEAR is a global network that spans across many continents therefore we would like to contract a firm or consultants to provide translation services of various documents related to NEAR’s programs which include a series of humanitarian research reports, membership documents and general communications contents to be disseminated across our network that includes members who speak French, Arabic, Spanish, Nepali and more.

SCOPE OF WORK

  • Written translation of NEAR publications in French, Arabic and other languages (as needed).
  • Written translation of NEAR programs and membership documents in French, Arabic and other languages (as needed).
  • Translation of web content and other communications (as needed).
31 st
May 2018

Finance Manager - Adeso HQ

Adeso Kenya - 31st May 2018

Application Deadline: 14th June, 2018 Position Summary The Finance Manager will be a full-time member of the Adeso staff, working with the Programs, HR and Operations teams both at HQ and t ...

Application Deadline: 14th June, 2018

Position Summary

The Finance Manager will be a full-time member of the Adeso staff, working with the Programs, HR and Operations teams both at HQ and the field offices.

Position Purpose

  • Financial Management.
  • Business Planning and Donor Management.
  • Compliance and Implementation of Policies and Procedures.
  • Risk Management.
  • Capacity Building.
22 nd
Jun 2018

Agronomist Consultant-SSF-EYE Project

22nd Jun 2018

Application Deadline: 29-June-2018 Adeso is looking for qualified Agronomist consultant with specialty on Onion and Sesame productions. The consultant will work with the Sesame and Onion farmer ...

Application Deadline: 29-June-2018

Adeso is looking for qualified Agronomist consultant with specialty on Onion and Sesame productions. The consultant will work with the Sesame and Onion farmers at the project locations in Somalia and provide technical support-including initial assessment and mapping the gaps, providing training to the respective farmers. The consultancy period is for 1 month and the successful consultant will provide post training technical support to the farmers

22 nd
Jun 2018

Economic Development Consultant-SSF-EYE Project

22nd Jun 2018

Application Deadline: 29-June-2018 Adeso is looking for qualified Economic Development consultant with specialty on smaller community business in rural and per urban settings, women and youths& ...

Application Deadline: 29-June-2018

Adeso is looking for qualified Economic Development consultant with specialty on smaller community business in rural and per urban settings, women and youths’ enterprise development. The consultant will work with the business groups and associations / cooperatives at the project locations in Somalia and provide technical support-including initial assessment and mapping the gaps, providing training to the respective groups. The consultancy period is for 2 months and the successful consultant will provide post training technical support

22 nd
Jun 2018

STREAM Facilitation Services for Learning Event

22nd Jun 2018

Application Deadline: 28-June-2018 The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate a learning event on the safety nets cash component of the Social Safety Net Program implemented by ...

Application Deadline: 28-June-2018

The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate a learning event on the safety nets cash component of the Social Safety Net Program implemented by the STREAM consortium.

03 rd
Jul 2018

Web Development Consultancy - NEAR

03rd Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 16th July, 2018 Website Overview and Development Objectives The main role of the Web Development consultant is to redesign the current NEAR website and to create a cle ...

Application Deadline: 16th July, 2018

Website Overview and Development Objectives

The main role of the Web Development consultant is to redesign the current NEAR website and to create a clear and easily accessible information structure, making the new website visibly enhanced in terms of navigation and information research.

The work will be undertaken under the supervision of the Programs Manager and in close collaboration with the Creative and Digital Production Consultant. The Web Designer's main tasks will be to propose, develop and implement all elements of the front-end user interface for NEAR website.

10 th
Jul 2018

Re-Advertisement - STREAM M&E Coordinator

10th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 23rd July, 2018 POSITION PURPOSE M&E Coordinator will be line managed by the consortium coordinator and technically work with ACTED and Adeso M&E focal points; ...

Application Deadline: 23rd July, 2018

POSITION PURPOSE

M&E Coordinator will be line managed by the consortium coordinator and technically work with ACTED and Adeso M&E focal points; and will be responsible for project level activities in relation to monitoring of project activities, data management and analysis. The M&E coordinator will effectively use the available channels and ways to foster learning for sustainable capacity development through using the many innovative approaches that recognize the importance of learning in M&E, improve knowledge and the capacity process as well as recognizing results through making the management of the knowledge more adaptive and responsive.

Working closely with project teams, he/she will support project monitoring and evaluation by providing and managing SSNP consortium databases and undertaking some project data management responsibilities including data collection, collation and analysis. The role involves providing technical support on design of thematic survey forms, data processing tools, management of data entry and validation, management and tracking project data using quantitative and qualitative data analysis basics.

He/she will have the overall coordination and running of the M&E system at the Nairobi and field level; providing support and oversight for M&E Officers; visiting to assist with monitoring activities and provide technical guidance (particularly training of data collectors and methodology work); managing the project database; undertaking analysis and producing monitoring reports as needed; disseminating monitoring information; working across to bring together data from the two organizations together for analysis and reporting.

The M&E Coordinator will be focal person in developing and managing the Program Measurement system, building the capacity of consortium staff and partners in M&E and supporting all consortium M&E and research-related activities of field projects.

12 th
Jul 2018

Senior Compliance Officer

12th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 25th July, 2018 POSITION SUMMARY The Senior Compliance Officer will report to the Executive Director by assessing, monitoring and addressing the status of internal con ...

Application Deadline: 25th July, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Compliance Officer will report to the Executive Director by assessing, monitoring and addressing the status of internal controls and all compliance aspects in Adeso.

The post-holder will undertake real time risk analysis of Adeso operations with regards to adherence to internal controls and donor compliance and will provide targeted context-specific sensitization, prevention measures and guidance on minimizing all major risks. Key to this will be the compilation of an operational risk register with detailed action plans and continuous updates on risk rating and mitigation activities.

S/he will be responsible for providing efficient and effective management of the programme’s overall grant portfolio. S/he will be member of the country programme core Senior Management Team responsible for ensuring appropriate grant management, ensuring compliance with donor and internal organisational requirements and overseeing information management related to grant and programme implementation.

S/he will have authority to implement all necessary agreed actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of the compliance program. S/he will also make recommendations for the Senior Management Team to ensure on-going compliance.

12 th
Jul 2018

Consultancy Services for Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Skills Development

12th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2018 PROJECT SUMMARY Adeso is leading in the Implementation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab, a 22 months’ ...

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2018

PROJECT SUMMARY

Adeso is leading in the Implementation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab, a 22 months’ project under the AIM (Adeso, iHub MasterCard) Consortium. The objective of this program is to increase preparedness and resilience of disaster-prone communities in Garissa and Marsabit counties of Kenya by drawing on their deep knowledge of pastoralist.

The Consortium has formed Maarifa Kona community innovation labs in Garissa and Marsabit where rural communities are participating to find ideas, prototype and scale innovations for commercialization. It is from this background that a number of community innovators are engaged with the labs to refine and prototype their ideas.

BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

To inject business development and entrepreneurship skills for the Innovators, a number of capacity building programs have been underlined to help them manage financial resources through building their financial skills. Adeso therefore seeks to foster entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills among the innovators to solve challenges that hinder enterprise and innovation growth and to support the development and widespread application of new ideas, systems, and technologies.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTANCY

  • To design basic training methodology in the areas of financial literacy and entrepreneurship skill development.
  • To train a group of Innovators of financial management and literacy skills.
  • To design basic start-up curriculum guide for the Innovators on financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills development.
12 th
Jul 2018

Consultancy Services for Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design

12th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2018 BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY Adeso is leading in the Implementation of Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab is a 22 month ...

Application Deadline: 17th July, 2018

BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

Adeso is leading in the Implementation of Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Program (DEPP) Innovation Lab is a 22 months’ project under the AIM (Adeso, iHub MasterCard) Consortium. The objective of this program is to increase preparedness and resilience of disaster-prone communities in Garissa and Marsabit counties of Kenya by drawing on their deep knowledge of pastoralist.

The Consortium has formed Maarifa Kona community innovations labs in Garissa and Marsabit where rural communities are participating to find ideas, prototype and scale innovations for commercialization. It is from this background that a number of community innovators are engaged with the labs to refine and prototype their ideas.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTANCY

  • To provide Innovators with basic design thinking process skills;
  • To inspire change at all stages of the Innovators’ product development through the delivery of exciting written, oral, and visual presentations;
  • Help the Innovators approach problems from a human perspective, with the objective of designing innovative and desirable products, services or experiences;
  • To design basic design thinking curriculum guide for the Innovators on financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills development;
  • To help the Innovators generate practical results through prototyping so that potential users can test them and provide feedback – long before the completion or launch.
17 th
Jul 2018

Operations and Partnership Advisor - NEAR

NEAR - 17th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2018 BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY  The Operations and Partnership Advisor will work closely with the NEAR Programs Manager to ensure that adequate level ...

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2018

BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY 

The Operations and Partnership Advisor will work closely with the NEAR Programs Manager to ensure that adequate levels of operations support are provided to NEAR personnel and partners working in Africa. This position will ensure that partner programmatic milestones are achieved before project closeout and support NEAR in general in ensuring compliance of all programs. S/he will contribute to the Capacity building of CS partners and assist the Executive Director with the design of operations department systems, policies and procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the implementation of NEAR programs globally.

19 th
Jul 2018

Logistics and Admin Assistant - NEAR

NEAR - 19th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018 POSITION SUMMARY Based in Nairobi, under the supervision of the Executive Director - NEAR and technical guidance of the Operations Manager, the Logist ...

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

Based in Nairobi, under the supervision of the Executive Director - NEAR and technical guidance of the Operations Manager, the Logistics and Admin Assistant will be a full-time member of the NEAR team and will play a crucial role in supporting the global NEAR team with various administrative and logistical duties.

The purpose of the position is to provide logistical and administrative support at the Nairobi office by working with the NEAR team across the globe, while adhering to Adeso policies and procedures.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Logistics and Admin Assistant will be responsible for ensuring quality for both administrative and logistics activities in HQ and across NEAR field offices and projects. S/he will also ensure administrative and logistics functions are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner with high quality and appropriate standards; and support field teams in achieving and maintaining minimum donor and local regulation standards.

19 th
Jul 2018

Consultancy: Photography Assignment Based in Monrovia, Liberia

NEAR - 19th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018 SCOPE OF WORK NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil so ...

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018

SCOPE OF WORK

NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil society organizations at work in their communities in the Global South.

The images will be used to illustrate publications, websites, newsletters and institutional magazines. Photographs may also be used by the media and other partners on request as a resource to portray the work of NEAR members in the Global South. The consultant will be expected to travel to Monrovia, Liberia and document the achievements and success stories of the two subjects selected for the project through creation of photo-essays. The consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination of the production process (arranging shooting: locations, persons to be photographed, light, logistics etc.), shooting and post-production.

19 th
Jul 2018

Consultancy: Photography Assignment Based in New Delhi, India

NEAR - 19th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018 SCOPE OF WORK NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil so ...

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018

SCOPE OF WORK

NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil society organizations at work in their communities in the Global South.

The images will be used to illustrate publications, websites, newsletters and institutional magazines. Photographs may also be used by the media and other partners on request as a resource to portray the work of NEAR members in the Global South. The consultant will be expected to travel to New Delhi, India to document the achievements and success stories of the two subjects selected for the project through creation of photo-essays. The consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination of the production process (arranging shooting: locations, persons to be photographed, light, logistics etc.), shooting and post-production.

19 th
Jul 2018

Consultancy: Photography Assignment Based in Haiti

NEAR - 19th Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018 SCOPE OF WORK NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil so ...

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2018

SCOPE OF WORK

NEAR is seeking the services of a photographer to visually document the two comprehensive case studies to capture the images of civil society organizations at work in their communities in the Global South.

The images will be used to illustrate publications, websites, newsletters and institutional magazines. Photographs may also be used by the media and other partners on request as a resource to portray the work of NEAR members in the Global South. The consultant will be expected to document the achievements and success stories of the two subjects selected for the project through creation of photo-essays in Haiti. The consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination of the production process (arranging shooting: locations, persons to be photographed, light, logistics etc.), shooting and post-production.

    06 th
    Feb 2018

    Capacity Strengthening Consultant

    By NEAR

    Application Deadline: 13th February, 2018

    BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

    The Capacity Str...

    By NEAR

    Application Deadline: 13th February, 2018

    BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

    The Capacity Strengthening Consultant (CSC) is responsible for coordinating, implementing and monitoring the NEAR Capacity Strengthening Programme in Africa with a focus on 3 countries. The post-holder will be based in Central or Eastern Africa, but will be expected to travel frequently within Central-Eastern Africa region and more specifically to South Sudan, Somalia and DRC.

    The NEAR Network capacity strengthening programme is funded by OFDA and ECHO and works with 25 partners in five countries (Nepal, South Sudan, DRC, Somalia and Turkey).  The goal of the programme is to strengthen members’ ability to manage and deliver quality emergency preparedness, response, recovery and resilience programmes.

    It aims to strengthen organisational capacity of members and raise awareness, commitment and understanding of humanitarian principles and standards across members. The programme focuses on providing in-depth support to a small number of members to develop their leadership, compliance and financial management, communications and fundraising.

    The CSC will work with members to address their capacity development needs in order to manage and deliver quality emergency preparedness, response and recovery programmes based on their capacity self-assessments and capacity development plans.  Support members to implement capacity development plans through accompaniment, technical expertise, and training and long-term capacity development, using participatory learning processes so members improve their organisational systems and staff capacity. Support members to develop strong systems and procedures for emergency preparedness; programme management and accountability including meeting sectoral standards. Develop and support members’ leadership, management and core humanitarian skills, work with consultants and staff from other NGOs to provide training or run workshops as needed.

    The CSC oversees the work of 6 members per country to assess and prioritise their capacity development needs and strengthen their ability to prepare and respond to crisis in their communities. They will support members through providing ongoing guidance and advice, facilitating peer learning as well as mentoring and sourcing specialist technical support. The post-holder will design, coordinate and facilitate participatory learning processes with members. The post-holder will represent the NEAR in the humanitarian capacity development programming in Africa region identifying opportunities for collaboration within NEAR and with other key stakeholders. The post holder will be a member of the NEAR team and will feed into the learning and direction of the programme.

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    05 th
    Feb 2018

    Finance Intern

    By NEAR

    Application Deadline: 19th February, 2018

    The Network for Empowered Aid Response (NEAR) is looking for a highly motivated ind...

    By NEAR

    Application Deadline: 19th February, 2018

    The Network for Empowered Aid Response (NEAR) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the team as a Finance and Operations Intern

    The main purpose of the position is to provide support in the Finance Department through financial processes execution, internal control review and administrative support.

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    21 st
    Dec 2017

    Membership Coordinator - NEAR

    By NEAR Network

    Application Deadline: 3rd January, 2018

    The Membership Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day mana...

    By NEAR Network

    Application Deadline: 3rd January, 2018

    The Membership Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management of NEAR’s membership database and supporting with member recruitment and retention. The position holder will support the Executive Director with various tasks as required.

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    20 th
    Dec 2017

    Terms of Reference - Assessment on the Effectiveness of Cash Transfers in Targeted Communities

    The Cash Assistance Project for Somalia and Somaliland coastal communities (CAPS) is being implemented in Sool, Sanaag and Mu...

    The Cash Assistance Project for Somalia and Somaliland coastal communities (CAPS) is being implemented in Sool, Sanaag and Mudug. The project will address the immediate food access to the drought affected households in the target regions. The project targets a total of 6,590 households in the target Regions.

    The objective of this consultancy is to determine how effective the cash transfers provided to targeted beneficiaries have enabled them to meet their basic needs and improve their livelihoods as tied to the project objectives i.e. how the whole cash transfer interventions-system allowed the project to succeed or not. This is to assess the extent to which the various models of a cash operation did support or constrain effective cash based intervention implementation.

     

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    14 th
    Dec 2017

    Terms of Reference - Technical Manager Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

    Application Deadline: 25th December, 2017

    The project’s main objectives are to promote sustainable coastal habitat restoration and to alleviate poverty through date palms and ma...

    Application Deadline: 25th December, 2017

    The project’s main objectives are to promote sustainable coastal habitat restoration and to alleviate poverty through date palms and mangrove as well as indigenous trees restoration, construction of fishing technology, solar powered irrigation systems for poor farmers, and to improve awareness among the communities of the importance of the coastal habitat, by focusing on effective solutions to address the development and ecological needs of communities necessary for climate change adaptation.

    BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY

    Adeso is looking for a suitable short-term consultant for its climate change adaptation and mitigation program in the coastal areas of Somalia/Somaliland. The initial consultancy employment period is for six (6) months that will be spread in the project’s implementation period at the critical phases.

    Objectives of the consultancy:

    1.       Provide technical support to the project implementation.

    2.       Lead in the assessment and reporting for the project.

    3.       Staff capacity development.

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    15 th
    Nov 2017

    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

    Application Deadline: 30th November, 2017

    The M&E Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day field M&E activities implementation for Lower Juba region. S/he will ensure ti...

    Application Deadline: 30th November, 2017

    The M&E Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day field M&E activities implementation for Lower Juba region. S/he will ensure timely collection of M&E data.

    S/he will in liaison with Program Manager lead, motivate and supervise the Field Assistant on the proper use of the M&E tools.

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    10 th
    Oct 2017

    Terms of Reference: Mid-Term Assessment for the STREAM Consortium

    Application Deadline: Extended to October 24, 2017

    The overall goal of the assignment is to provide evidence of progress made...

    Application Deadline: Extended to October 24, 2017

    The overall goal of the assignment is to provide evidence of progress made and achievements at the mid-term and contribute to aid effectiveness of the support provided by EU to Lower Juba communities in Somalia.

    Outcome of this assessment will be used to fine-tune the remaining project and decision making as to how activities are to be conducted, changed, organized or strengthened. It will guide activity implementation and monitoring for the remaining project period.

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    09 th
    Oct 2017

    Business and Program Development Officer

    Application Deadline: October 22, 2017

    The Business and Program Development Officer will provide leader...

    Application Deadline: October 22, 2017

    The Business and Program Development Officer will provide leadership to the Organization’s positioning for and pursuit of institutional and private sector donor resources, with an emphasis on various competitive funding mechanisms. S/he will provide business development expertise to cross-discipline and cross functional teams in the development of proposals to ensure the highest quality standards and competitiveness.

    S/he will contribute to and support internal learning processes that improve business development practices to ensure funding opportunities align with the Organization’s mission and objectives, enhance the Organization’s value propositions, and leverage innovative, evidence-based results into new revenue and programming. S/he will research and track upcoming opportunities through the capture planning stages and into final proposal production and negotiation. S/he will strengthen the capacity of country program staff and the technical units as appropriate, in capture planning and proposal development and the introduction of new tools and best practices in coordination with organization-wide efforts from the Business Development community of practice.

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    09 th
    Oct 2017

    Accountability Assistant - Maternity Cover

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    Application Deadline: October 22, 2017

    The Accountability Assistant will assist the Accountability Offi...

    By

    Application Deadline: October 22, 2017

    The Accountability Assistant will assist the Accountability Officer in strengthening the accountability, especially the Social Safety Nets Project in Somalia, including managing day-to-day accountability feedback that includes handling complaints and compliments as received from a range of stakeholders such as beneficiaries. S/he will support other Somalia cash-based intervention projects.

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    25 th
    Sep 2017

    Programs Manager - NEAR

    Application Deadline: October 8th, 2017

    NEAR is looking for a Program Manager to coordinate the efforts...

    Application Deadline: October 8th, 2017

    NEAR is looking for a Program Manager to coordinate the efforts of team members and third-parties to deliver the Network priorities per plans and conditions of donor contracts. The Program Manager will monitor the Network’s implementation plans, oversee the Network budget and manage resource mobilization initiatives. S/he will contribute to the develop of technically sound and timely proposals in response to funding opportunities, and the preparation of well written internal and external reports, oversee M&E and Learning and support the Network Director to manage logistics and coordinate all Network related activities.

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