PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this position is to oversee the implementation of a funded project- Dam Protection through labor-intense Activities- 2018/ 2019, with the objective to implement soil erosion prevention and sediment control measures in the catchment areas of dams with a view to protecting the dams from further siltation through Jordanian and Syrian nationals labor. He/she will be responsible for the overall management of the project, including set-up and implementation of the all sectors in the project. She/he will ensure that activities are monitored and delivered to a high quality. The post holder will also ensure that all programme interventions are highly valued by the partners and acknowledged as addressing the needs of beneficiaries.
Manage the operations of the assigned project;
Ensure coordination with all other local and international actors
Prepare detailed planning and reporting of project activities including (Human Recourses, Risk mapping, schedule, budget, quality control)
Organize administrative and financial matters related to the project activities;
Monitor and evaluate ongoing activities and report on unmet needs and gaps;
Perform regular monitoring site visits;
Evaluate and mentor the staff;
Assess staff training needs;
Coordinate with the WV Jordan team;
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation;
Ensure that all project’s goals and activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
Coordinate and supervise local partner activities
Represent WV activities regarding the project as requested
Coordinate and supervise all project activities in close collaboration with the Operations Manager and technical advisors;
Conduct monthly coordination meetings with staff and write minutes
Evaluate and propose new activities,
Promoting good practices and incorporate lessons learnt in to project implementation
Prepare and update the timetable and work plan of activities under the project;
Actively participate to coordination meetings as needed;
Assess procurement needs, coordinate and supervise the correctness of WV finance/admin procedures in line with the donor and in close collaboration with Finance and Logistic/Procurement Manager;
Ensure that soft and hard records are kept for all procurement contracts (services, goods, works);
Ensure timely and supervise project payments;
Monitor expenditure, budgets and expenses tracking activities for the project, address under/over expenditure as necessary
Coordinate for payment of regular expenses, payment schedule and installments to contractors related to the project
Prepare monthly financial planning related to the project
Organize and ensure a timely, proper written weekly and monthly reporting;
Prepare project narrative and financial reports;
Propose new activities according to identified needs and suggest solutions for problems encountered with activities, budget/work plan/human resources, discuss them with Jordan team and participate to the decision making process,
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor Degree or related qualification master degree is preferred in civil engineering, Project Management, Social Science or related fields;
Proven working experience in project management
Considerable knowledge and experience with budgets and procurement processes
Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.
Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team
Highly organized and ability to multi-task
Very good and efficient communicator.
Good interpersonal skills, Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity, and physical stamina
Excellent English skills (both oral and written). Arabic is a plus
Flexible to work in field locations, able and willing to travel to the area of operation on a regular basis to meet the project requirements.
self-motivated, positive attitude and with a willingness to learn.
Ability to recognize problems and solve them efficiently.
Ability to cope and work under pressure.
Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.
4 years of experience with INGOs.
2-4 years of experience with staff management