Health Project Coordinator

Posted 9 months ago by World Vision
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Healthcare, NGO
Deadline: 10/8/2020
The Project Coordinator’s main roles are to lead the project implementation and the project team and to coordinate and manage the implementation of WV Iraq projects/programs. This includes active participation in project/program design, coordination with stakeholders such as the government, Planning, documentation, monitoring, evaluation, research, capacity building and representing WV Iraq in different forums/meetings.
  • Build links between the WV programs, Government and other partners working within WV Iraq operation geographic area.
  • Represent WV Iraq at appropriate cluster meetings, ensuring that WV interventions are not only in line with cluster planning but also showcased in the meetings.
  • Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation and that all project activities are implemented according to the project quality benchmarks.
  • Actively participate in project development, through providing contextual information and technical input.
  • Provide support to line manager in all stages of the LEAP cycle.
  • Participate in donor and cluster report writing ensuring that the reports are accurate.
  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for development programing.
  • Monitor and assist in evaluating WV Iraq projects, ensuring that the lessons learnt are incorporated into future projects.
Grants & budget Management
  • Day to day grant management, and ensure that the persons under his supervision implement project activities as stated in the
  • Grant agreement.
  • Exercise Management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.
  • Assist Line manager in budget management so as to ensure that expenditures are as per grant guidelines.
  • Follow up with the finance and procurement for the approvals to ensure that the delivery of materials is in line with the implementation of the activities at site.
  • Budget control of the project.
  • Monitor the budget of the project by checking the expenditures and raising the PRFs, GRNs, etc.
  • Follow the financial rules and regulations laid down by the finance team.
Staff Management (Learning and capacity building)
  • Staff capacity building on local and international standards eg Sphere, Do no harm, IASC, Good enough guide etc
  • Staff performance management for persons reporting directly to him.
  • Provide regular support to staff and guide them on their different role and responsibilities.
Performance quality and reports writing
  • To ensure quality project implementation is in line with WV, local and international standards.
  • Give weekly updates to Zonal Manager and Technical Adviser, prepare the required project reports to Zonal Manager and Health Technical Advisor.
  • Any other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Education/Credentials: MBCHB/Bsc/Masters in Medicine/Health (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medical Health etc.), or any relevant field.
  • Experience: at least 5 years working in medical field, relief/Aid or development work.
  • Previous experience of INGO work.
  • Experience working with conflict-affected populations, including IDPs and Refugees.
  • Management experience and skills (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers)
  • Native Kurdish/Arab, Iraq citizen, Excellent English, Kurdish and Arabic communication skills (oral and written).
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills
  • Ability to travel to project areas for assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision
  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
  • Strong knowledge of UN cluster system, JCCC/GEC and government structures.
  • Understanding and experience WV’s LEAP cycle, grant management, proposal development and report writing.
  • Understanding of interagency standards such as Sphere Humanitarian Standards, IASC, Core humanitarian standards, Human rights principles, MISP, Mental Health Guidelines, Gender guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduc
  • Coordination experience
Work Environment
Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
Based in KRI (Erbil) with regular travel to field; Sulaymaniyah, Duhok and disputed areas.

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