Position Title: Solid Waste Management Project Manager
The Project Manager position has been created to lead a large scale, USD 6m, multi-component and multi-donor funded Solid Waste Management (SWM) Project in Azraq Camp, which is part of the nation-wide project for Solid Waste Management for Jordan. The role is required to lead a dynamic implementation of the following components: waste collection of all waste in the camp, including litter picking, sorting of waste, livelihoods/Cash for Work provision, community mobilization, sanitation and cost recovery through the sale of the waste.
Further, the role holder will lead the research, advocacy and capacity building aspects of the project to position WVJ as a key player in transitioning of SWM to local municipalities and open an avenue for WVJ presence in wider SWM reforms beyond the camp intervention. Synergies will be required to build among other key stakeholders to integrate the Project where possible with other donor funded SWM interventions in Azraq City and/or the Greater Amman Municipality. Besides, the role will cover overall camp coordination/representation for WVJ interventions in Azraq camp
People/Team Management, Overall management of teams for the community mobilization, the Litter Picking, waste collection and processing in the solid waste management centre;
Project goals and activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
Professional leadership to teams is provided, key roles and responsibilities for the team are set, day to day performance and progress is ensured, staff is updated on the organizational changes and strategic goals;
Evaluation and mentoring, regular formal and informal feedback to the staff is provided;
Staff development needs are assessed and proceeded with P&C support.
Management of the Cash for Work (CfW) team; Comprehensive CfW documentation is created and maintained as per WVJ and Donors’ policies and procedures
Project Related Operational Tasks,
Monitoring of expenditures and procurement plan required for the project;
Project financial reports are monitored; cash flow is in line with planned activities;
Project procurement needs are addressed timely and according to the policies and procedures in close collaboration with Finance and SCM Departments
External engagement, advocacy and policy interventions for SWM model WVJ is applying in the camp;
Communication with local authorities, government officials at the regional and, when required, at the national level;
Participation in SWM national platforms, GIZ run Working Groups to advocate for the WVJ SWM model to be integrated in the municipalities’ action plans
Ensure internal and donor reporting; Timely and accurate internal and external stakeholders’ reports are developed and delivered
Undertake camp coordination liaison functions for WVJ interventions in the camp; Participation in coordination meetings, updating the Camp Management on the WVJ interventions in the camp, sharing the Camp Management updates and feedback with the WVJ country leadership
Experience/expertise of livelihood and Cash for work in Camps
Minimum 3 years of experience in working in ideally in relief and/or post-conflict settings in reputable institution, national or international NGO.
Experience in Leading big team structure
Experience in Budget Management
Proved background in policy level work and advocacy.
Strong background in Livelihoods in Jordan and ability to understand, explain livelihood assessment tools.
Experience in working in partnerships – partner management (budget, project planning)
Good working experience and familiarity with core principles of children rights, child protection as well as Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct is an advantage.
Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.
Experience in working with German donors like BMZ
Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Organization, planning, and time management skills
Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality
High level communications skills
Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment
Computer literate, with knowledge and hands on skills with email and in MS Office Word and Excel.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Social Science, Management, Finance, WASH, administration or related fields
Solid understanding of SWM issues in Jordan, in particular the nation-wide strategy on SWM
Solid understanding of SWM in Azraq refugee camp
Knowledge of the donor landscape for SWM in Jordan
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina
Excellent communication skills and ability to build collaborative relationships
Ability to foster a good team spirit
Ability to transmit information correctly with accountability and maintain confidentiality
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines
Experience and ability to work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of concentration
Experience with Power Point and Project Management software is an asset
*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.
*Please submit your CV in English.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
In connection with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, this position provides leadership for the WVI global compliance function. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to establish a recently developed function that will deliver an effective organization-wide compliance program. To accomplish these goals, the Director will need to possess a strong understanding of compliance best practices, and be able to exhibit creativity and strategic thinking in designing and implementing a framework that will enable the organization to effectively identify and manage its
internal and external requirements. The Director will be expected to act as a champion for fostering a culture of compliance in the organization. In particular, challenging existing negative perceptions of the compliance field, and demonstrating the benefits and value that a compliance practice can bring to WVI. This will include driving adherence to policy management standards, chairing the policy oversight committee, and advising stakeholders on policy development and revision. This role will also advise and support mandatory employee compliance training programmes ensuring a high degree of quality. This role will lead and support a network of Compliance Champions throughout the
organization who will act as focal points for their individual offices in leading the implementation and maintenance of local compliance functions and a compliance framework and monitoring tool.
Chair the policy coordination committee and act as a subject matter expert on policy management standards to ensure existing and new policies are in alignment.
Partner with a wide range of stakeholders and policy owners to advise on policy management and development best practices.
Maintain a network of partners and compliance champions throughout the organization to implement and support the Field Office Compliance Framework and monitoring tool.
Act in an advisory capacity to ensure employee training programmes and communications are effective at educating employees on expected behaviours.
Develop and deliver regular reporting to senior leadership and/or the Board on the effectiveness of the compliance program, highlighting any significant gaps requiring intervention.
Within the context of NGO Compliance practitioners and networking groups, act as a leader in developing sharing innovative best practices in place in World Vision.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor degree in finance, business, project management, security or related discipline.
Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience leading a compliance programme or related function.
Membership in a global compliance institute/organization.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in developing and implementing strategies that produce results.
Demonstrated leadership skills in setting strategic goals, measures of success and priorities.
Ability to understand and align cross-functional strategic priorities.
Knowledge and experience in managing a compliance function.
Ability to effectively engage with executive level management in championing compliance and implementing it as relatively new discipline in the organization.
Experience in managing stakeholders and business units to achieve results.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Externally recognized compliance certification or qualification preferred.
International and/or prior experience working with an INGO.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.