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Project Coordinator


Project Coordinator

Purpose of position:

To lead the project implementation and the project team , with close support and coaching from the Health and CYiE Sector Managers and close coordination with the Protection and MHPSS Sub-cluster and a close and regular co-operation with the implementing local partner organization.


Coordination and Management

  • Ensure the project activities implementation as per the project planning in co-operation with the local partner

  • Project activities implementation as per the project planning in co-operation with the CYiE Sector Manager.

  • Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation and that all project activities are implemented according to the project quality benchmarks.

  • Attend and represent WVI at the inter-agency and coordination meetings (clusters and others) as agreed with the Operations and Sector Manger.

  • Ensure liaison with other international and national NGOs, relevant local administration and institutions for coordination and cooperation in child protection sector

  • Exercise Management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.

  • Keep abreast of all (potential) changes in the child protection and education sector and ensure communication on this to the Sector Manager.

  • To regularly update on project’s progress and to timely inform about issues related to the project and propose solutions to further implementation.

  • Coordinate in the field all Child protection related activities with Child protection stakeholders

  • Participate regularly in the cluster meeting

  • Participate in child protection working group for the response with other stakeholder

  • Communicate effectively WV’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear

  • Strengthen the relationships between field stakeholders and beneficiaries

  • Draft the monthly and quarterly project reviews/ Detailed Implementation Plans and follow-up of key actions with the close support of the CYiE Manager

  • Lead meaningful child participation at the community level

  • Assist in identifying, reporting and responding to existing and potential child protection threats at the community level.

Staff management

  • Ensure effective and efficient management of the project national staff: Protection Officer

  • Provide regular support to staff and guide them on their difference role and responsibilities.

  • Perform support to staff for Performance Objectives development and staff appraisal every 6 months, promote staff capacity building by identifying support needs and report the suggestions to the Project Manager

  • Keep a positive, flexible and dynamic work environment.

Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports

  • Prepare the first draft of the quarterly and annual progress reports (financial and operational) as per donor requirements.

  • Keep and file records and correspondences related to the project

  • Coordinate with the Communications department at the National Office for story coverage at the project level.

  • Monitor expenditures and budgets and track activity expenses; ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely fashion

  • Provide monthly data for the population of the ITT

  • Monitor the implementation and progress of the project(s) according to approved objectives, and indicators by working closely with the Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation unit and the CYiE manager.

Project Filing

  • Ensure project sector documentation is up to date and audit compliant

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree on social science (social work, psychology, sociology etc.). Professional training on education in emergency and early childhood development will be accepted in lieu of any other academic qualification.

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience with children (teaching, nursery, social work, etc)

  • At least one-year experience in project management working with international organizations.

  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers)

  • 2 years of experience in an INGO

  • Fluent in English, Arabic and/or Kurdish (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to work in a challenging situation (camp settings)

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure

  • Well-organized, self-motivated, solution oriented, independent and ability to work in a team

  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as Minimum Standards for EiE and Child Protection in Humanitarian context, on psychosocial first aid and on resilience/life skills

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Self-disciplined with good time management skills full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • The ability to produce clear and well organized documents.

  • Experience in Community Mobilization activities

  • Work experience with budget management and procurement procedures.