Project Manager - Education

11822-15N07045
26-Nov-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Manage the Education projects and ensure that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor compliance

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

50%

Planning & coordination of field activities

  • Ensures that for all aspects of the project’s daily management, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries liaison;

  • Develop and guide the project coordinators on the usage of project management tools for the Education programme (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, budgets, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Ensure that all phases of grants cycle are taken place (Start up, reports, comms and visibility plan and close-out)

  • Follow up in coordination with the coordinators on the procurement and expenditures using the financial reports and procurement plans;

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality and quantity based on the project/s outcomes;

  • Follow up and coordinate with the ELA and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools and their analysis are in place developed and analyzed according to the project needs

  • Review project level analysis and trends in order to take operational measures to address gaps/challenges;

  • Lead the development of ToRs for external consultants;

  • Provide guidance to teams to identify convenient locations for undertaking Education/Child Protection activities in the Bekaa based on technical standards and operational strategic areas.

  • Coordinate with other WV sector teams (incl.WASH, hygiene, CASH and livelhoods) to ensure that Education/Child Protection is adequately addressed across sectors and humanitarian interventions and the integrated activities are implemented smoothly 

  • Lead on the proposal submission based on the inputs required from the RAM team, including provision of activities, areas, beneficiaries and budgets

10%

Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community

  • Ensure that staff reporting to the Project Manager are identifying technical, management and humanitarian gaps and set a plan to address them, whenever possible.

  • Represents WVL with relevant donors and sector working groups at field level, including UNICEF and UNHCR.

  • Support the portfolio Manager in engaging and pre-position WV with NGOs and local partners to develop consortia

  • Actively attend and participate in sector workings

  • Undertake a stakeholder mapping analysis ( on the different NGOs operating in the sector and areas, in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfill, power dynamics, and to identify potential local partners and assess their capacity building needs.

35%

Staff Management

  • Develop JDs and Recruit staff, whenever needed;

  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports in terms of technical child protection, education and project management (tools and the follow up on them)

  • Management of the performance of direct reports with continuous feedback to ensure proper performance management.

  • Develop teamwork among the project staff, ensuring a conductive working atmosphere is created and opportunities provided to share lessons learned, experiences, observations and challenges to inform project management.

  • Together with the Portfolio manager, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

  • Ensure compliance with donor and World Vision’s policies

5%

Other duties:

  1. Security management responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for the security of project staff, ensuring that staff abides by WVL security procedures and policies. Report any security breaches as necessary.

    2. Participate in personal safety training as required

  2. Undertake any other duties as shall be delegated by the supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Social Studies, Education, Protection, Development Studies human rights, law or other relevant fields;  

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in protection and Education programming (protection monitoring, GBV, Child protection, ECCD);  

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).

  • Knowledge of the Education, Protection and Child Protection strategy in Lebanon with special emphasis on the Government of Lebanon Education strategy for the Syrian Refugees (RACE, LCRP).

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • Significant knowledge of International Humanitarian principals, Human Rights and Refugee Law;  

  • Proven experience in community mobilization;

  • Proven experience working in emergency settings;  

  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills including project Management cycle and tools

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct technical support to local organizations;  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties;  

  • Above average computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • At least 5 years of proven experience in implementation of Education/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work

  • Project Management for Development (PMD), Project Management for Professional (PMPs);

  • International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)