Project Coordinator - Development
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Working under the direct supervision of the Education and Protection Portfolio Manager, oversee and ensure achievements of targets towards donors’ requirements through overall management of the protection programming (through the use of indicators performance trackers). Coordinate the implementation of project activities and management of the development facilitators to ensure project deliverables are met as per the design
End Results Expected
Planning & coordination of field activities
Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community
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 community-led development standards and work
Development facilitation skills , including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups
Proven experience in community mobilization;
Strong understanding of protection standards and main project models through understanding of best practices and strategies in protection and Education programming (protection monitoring, GBV, Child protection, ECCD);
Significant knowledge of International Humanitarian principals, Human Rights and Refugee Law;
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;
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
Good analytical and organizational skills
Strong communication skills in English and Arabic
At least 5 years of proven experience in implementation of Education/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work
Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is an added advantage.
Project Management for Development (PMD), Project Management for Professional (PMPs);
International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)