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 Job Vacancy

Emergency Projects Coordinator

 

SOS Children’s Villages takes action for children as an independent non-governmental social development organization. We build families for children in need, we help them shape the development of their communities, we respect varying religions and cultures, and we work in countries and communities where our mission can contribute to development.

SOS Children’s Villages Palestine is in process of prequalifying a roster of professionals in Gaza Strip and West Bank to implement a humanitarian intervention. The main objectives of the project are to provide life-saving access to basic needs through multi-sector humanitarian assistance, as well as protection children, youth and their care givers, and to provide integrated and holistic durable solutions to support family recovery, build resilience and self-reliance by enabling early and long-term recovery.

Child Safeguarding Commitment:

SOS Children’s Villages works with children’s and youth. Any applicant he/she should act in a way that safeguards children and youth from all forms of discrimination, abuse, mistreatment and neglect, and will keep data about the children and youth in SOS Children’s Villages programmes confidential. He/she will report all concerns regarding actual or potential child abuse, mistreatment or any other violation of the Child Protection Policy according to our reporting and responding system. For sure, He/she would be protected and supported by the organization.

PSEA Standards:

SOS Children’s Villages, has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of beneficiaries.  Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct, that enshrines principles of PSEA, at all times (both during work hours and outside work hours).  Familiarization with, and adherence to, the Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all staff, in addition to related mandatory training.  All staff must ensure that they understand and act in accordance with this clause.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SOS Children’s Villages Palestine is searching for:

Position Title: Emergency Projects Coordinator

Working Location: Gaza Strip

Status: Full Time Limited Contract.

Contract Type: Limited Contract until 30/06/2025 subject to SOS Palestine priorities and fund availability.

 

Mission of the position:
The Emergency Projects Coordinator is responsible to coordinate the activities for the project “Enhancing vulnerable individuals and families’ access to essential needs and lifesaving basic services in oPt”.
Main clients:
·         Emergency Respons Project (ERP) Teams in Gaza and West Bank
·         Children’s Village Rafah Team
Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

·         Coordinate projects implementation according to project actions, in line with timeline and donor requirements including monitoring and reporting (both narrative progress reporting and financial reporting); as well as supporting other emergency project coordinatures in reporting and data compilation.

·         Initiate and coordinate project activities in coordination and liaison with Programme staff in the Gaza Strip and West Bank;

·         Support and coordinate the work of ERP Coordinator assigned project staff; pscyhologists social workers and other staff in line with vision and plan of project manager;

·         Match and align assigned project activities according to agreement with donor and in liaison with  civil society actors in the field that will support in the implementation of the project;

·         Assisst the ERPs  manager in maintain civil society actors involved in the project and create an actors network.

·         Liaise and represent the ERPs manager with internal and external stakeholders and participate in stakeholder meetings and forums;

·         Follow up the implementation of memorandum of undrestandings with partners for ERP coordinator assigned projects.

·         Maintain proper documentation approach and archiving for the ERPs materials. This includes but is not limited to training materials, agreements, monitoring data, and verification methods

·         Conduct regular update meetings with ERP coordinators. These meetings serve the purpose of collecting/ compiling and validating necessary data for reporting

Child Safeguarding (CS)

  • Responsible within own area of work to raise awareness of the SOS Child Protection Policy principles and to prevent and protect children from all forms of abuse, abandonment, exploitation, violence and discrimination
  • Responsible to report any CS suspicion, concern, allegation or incident immediately, following Child Safeguarding reporting procedures. CS reports should be made to the IOR CS focal person and/or to the respective line manager

             Qualifications and Competencies for the position:

             Must Criteria:

  • At least 3 to 5 years experience in project cycle management and budget control;
  • At least bachelor degree in business administration, social work, education, human rights,development studies, gender or any related field;
  • Ability to manage data collection through multiple forms including but not limited to: surveys, focus groups discussions; and interviews with beneficiaries and stakeholders;
  • Work experience and training on Gender Based Violent interventions, psycho-social support services, working with community based organizaitons;
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines, be competent in using Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to combine field and office work;
  • Exceptional English and Arabic reporting and presentation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment

             Competencies – Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of national policy developments in the area of child welfare
  •  Good knowledge and understanding of children’s rights and rights-based approaches in the development of programmes
  •  Knowledge on social work ethics, theories and methods in work with children and families, including case management procedures
  •  Awareness and understanding of social development issues including gender, education, health, HIV/AIDS, etc.
  •  Experience in budget development and knowledge in financial management
  • Experience in projects/ program monitoring and evaluation
  •  High level of communication skills, networking, partnership building skills
  • Time and managmenet skills
  •  Ability to foster team work
  •  Ability to work under high pressure
  • Planning skills
  •  Positive and professional approach: highly organised, result-oriented, proactive and reliable
  • Analytical skills

Preferred Additional Criteria

  • Experience in community mobilisation, advocacy and public funding applications
Interested candidates must send their Cover Letter including related job achievements, CV, and three traceable references, to:

                                    HR@sos-palestine.org by Wednesday 26/06/2024

Indicating in the subject line:  Emergency Projects Coordinator-“Name of the applicant”, Otherwise will not be considered.

These posts are open for internal and external candidates.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications after deadline will be excluded.

Applications not conforming to the conditions will not be considered.

Emergency Projects Coordinator – Rafah