تعلن منظمة ميرسي كور في عمان عن توفر شاغر لديها كما يلي

الثلاثاء، 27 مارس 2018


تعلن منظمة  ميرسي كور في عمان عن حاجتها الى :

Project Officer, Youth & Child Protection - Regional


PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:
Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war almost five years ago, Mercy Corps has worked to address the urgent needs of nearly 4 million people both inside Syria and in neighboring countries. 
The North Syria program provides emergency supplies to internally displaced populations and Syrians affected by the war, through distributions of in-kind non-food (NFI), and food items or vouchers to purchase these commodities. Specifically, the Protection program aims to support displaced children and youth living in collective centres and informal settlements through a range of activities (arts and crafts, recreation, sport, informal and vocational education) to promote psychological well-being. The Protection program will be implemented through local and/or regional partner NGOs.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Project Officer, Youth & Child Protection supports the Protection Manager and Program Coordinator in the management of a complex sub-grant to a local partner organization providing humanitarian assistance to conflict-affected communities in Syria. The position holder will work closely with the Program Manager, Program Coordinator, Senior Partnership Support Officer, Partnership Support Officers, and implementing partners to ensure smooth, efficient and effective implementation of the program. This includes technical oversight, design of sector interventions, planning, and making sure that related activities adhere to relevant standards.
The position encompasses a wide range of project activities, including planning and coordination of high quality interventions, monitoring and verification of activities, supporting budget and proposal development at partner and donor level, collating information collected from partners, reporting to donors, arranging trainings with partners, mentoring and coaching of specific partner staff where appropriate, and ensuring that interventions adhere to child protection standards.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordination and Implementation
  • Ensure that the program targets are met accordingly to the implementation workplan and that subgrant and grant records are kept up to date.
  • Closely follow the implementation of partner activities from the design phase through to implementation and close out.
  • Pay close attention to issues, trends or concerns that arise from partner reports, updates and meetings. Alert the Program Manager and Coordinator of these on a regular basis and contribute to development of possible solutions.
  • Maintain positive and professional working relationship with the partner as a focal point. Be responsive to their needs and challenges and report to Program Manager and Coordinator as necessary.
  • Coordinate internally with finance, compliance, operations, and security teams, ensuring a consistent approach to project design, implementation and close out.
  • Help design project frameworks/objectives with the local partner(s), and ensure that the projects funded all meet set criteria and standards.
  • In coordination with the Program Coordinator, provide technical oversight and support, direct and/or remotely, for the technical components of program implementation by the local and/or regional partner(s) at the field level.
  • Work closely with the Program Manager and Program Coordinator to create templates, formats, and guidance for key project documentation for use by partners during implementation (project descriptions, M & E plans, work plans, etc.).
  • Support the development of lessons learned through the identification of program strengths, weaknesses, and challenges.
Administration, Compliance, and Reporting
  • Ensure proper maintenance of project files for the partner(s), all trackers are up-to-date, and project related deliverables are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations.
  • Assist in the completion of monthly projections and other requested documents.
  • Contribute to drafting and reviewing accurate reports (monthly, quarterly and final).
Capacity Development 
  • Support the development and implementation of capacity building efforts for staff and partners.
  • Work with the Program Coordinator to organize trainings based on needs of field staff and partner organizations.
  • Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, help to organize the facilitation of meetings/workshops/trainings to increase the capacity of local staff and implementing partners. Provide specific coaching to local partners as needed, maintaining a consistent approach with other team members.
  • Support the mainstreaming of protection through Mercy Corps programs.
Representation 
  • As required by the supervisor, represent Mercy Corps at donor meetings, and government and sectoral coordination forums/meetings.
  • Under supervision of the Program Coordinator, develop and maintain working relationships and coordinate with relevant international and local agencies including humanitarian and human rights organizations, local authorities and local partners.
Other
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Program Coordinator
WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: All Mercy Corps departments and staff as well as staff from partner(s) organizations
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE: 
  • BA/BSC (MA/ MSc in a relevant field would be an advantage).
  • 2 years’ experience working in the international development/humanitarian sector. Previous experience of youth or child protection programming would be an advantage
  • Proven program administrative experience.
  • Commitment to local capacity building and understanding of community-based protection.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Strong coordination and communication skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Proven ability supporting proposal development and writing.
  • Experience of donor reporting.
  • Excellent oral and written English is required.
Skills:
  • High level of proficiency in written and spoken Arabic and English
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both English and Arabic.
  • Proficient in creating reports in both English and Arabic.
  • Strong computer skills; particularly in the use of MS WORD, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Honest, hardworking and committed to community work
  • Willingness and ability to work with groups of various cultural, social, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project personnel.