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Project Coordinatoor

Posted 8 days ago by World Vision
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Sector NGO
World Vision Kurdistan Region in Iraq Office is looking for a highly qualified and motivated person for the position of Project Coordinator – Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
  • To effectively co-ordinate Refugee Project implementation in the districts ensuring compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines and uphold commitment to beneficiary entitlement.
  • The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordination and Management
  • Ensure the project activities implementation as per the project planning in co-operation with the Project Manager
  • Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation.
  • Attend and represent WVI at the coordination meetings (clusters and others) as agreed with the PM.
  • Ensure liaison with other international and national NGOs, camp management, relevant local administration and institutions for coordination and cooperation relevant sector
  • Support the PM with the management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.
  • Keep abreast of all (potential) changes in the sector and ensure communication on this to the PM.
  • Regularly update PM on project’s progress and to timely inform about issues related to the project and propose solutions to further implementation.
  • Preparation of the monthly and quarterly project reviews and follow-up of key actions with the support of the Project Manager
  • Ensure programme compliance to Humanitarian Accountability standards.
  • Ensure that all resources earmarked to target populations are properly handled, stored, transported, distributed, tracked, fully accounted for and reported on according to World Vision standard procedures and Donor policy.
  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and implementing relevant community-oriented programs.
  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and target communities
 
Staff Management
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of the direct reports
  • Develop staff planning
  • Perform staff appraisal, promote staff capacity building by identifying support needs and report the suggestions to the Project Manager
  • Keep a positive, flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Leads capacity development with field staff to ensure competency levels which allow staff to do their work accordingly.
  • Work with the Project Managers  to supervise and provide training for all other  WFP voucher staff
 
Coordination and Collaboration
  • Co-ordinate with other Agencies, Local Authorities and Government   stakeholder in the District and ensure that food voucher project is targeted to the appropriate target population (IDPs).
  • To co-ordinate and foster relations with other World Vision Programs in the district so as to ensure proper allocation and sharing of resources.
  • Participate in regular coordination meetings in WV and outside agencies including the donor.
 
Project Filing
  • Ensure project sector documentation is up to date and audit compliant
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, General Management, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Emergency Response in Food Assistance Program Management.
  • Fluent in English, Arabic and/or Kurdish (speaking and writing).
  • Effective in written and oral communication in English and Arabic/Kurdish.
  • Computer aptitude and experience with word processors.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, specifically those that relate to distributions, handling, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.
  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Self-disciplined with good time management skills.
  • The ability to produce clear and well organized documents.
  • Proven planning, team work and managerial experience and skills.
  • At least one-year experience in project management working with international organizations.
  • Experience in Community Mobilization activities.
  • Work experience with budget management and procurement procedures.
  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).
 
Work Environment
  • Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.
 
World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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