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Jordan: Project Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 25 Nov 2017

Habitat For Humanity Jordan (HFHJ) is recruiting a Project Coordinator based in Amman to be involved in the implementation of various projects for Refugees (Syrian and Palestinians), Jordanians and Affected Populations in Jordan.

Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator is to coordinate multiple project activities including implementation, monitoring, and reporting aligned to project proposals and stakeholder agreements.

The Project Coordinator is the strategic link between the HFHJ project team and program leadership to implement projects in targeted communities The Project Coordinator also exhibits team leadership and support in administrative and financial processes as well as a key contributor to, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of project performance.

Key areas of responsibilities:

· Conducting a regular monitoring and evaluation process against project objectives

· Providing supervision of the engineering and social worker team

· Contributing to, and facilitating the project implementation processes

· Communicating and liaising with local authorities, community leaders, beneficiaries and local partners.

· Supporting in developing and implementing new intervention models based on community and partner capacity and needs-assessment outcomes in each community

· Monitoring and regular reporting of operational aspects of all projects to the Project Manager.

· Preparing and monitoring of the implementation of project work schedules, budgets and other relevant activities

· Ensuring that program staff are meeting deadlines and targets, ensuring best quality of intervention

· Ensuring that Program staff are maintaining records of the project and all administrative components efficiently.

· Overseeing the interim payment, variation, and financial and logistic process.

· Ensuring that works comply with relevant local legislation and donor requirements, taking into consideration HFH and donors’ thresholds

· Drafting project proposals, concept notes in addition to any progress report

· Assisting the Project Manager in developing and maintaining relationships with local authorities and community representatives, NGO's, and other stakeholders, with the objective of raising public awareness of HFH and ensuring good co-operation with partners.

· Representing HFH on a local level with all government and non-governmental partners.

· Other duties assigned by the Project Manager.

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy the following requirements:**

· University degree in a related field, engineering is preferable.

· 3-5 years of experience in humanitarian /development sectors or related field in INGO or NGO.

· Previous experiences in project design, proposal development, monitoring, evaluation and report writing.

· Excellent organizational planning and analytical skills

· Basic knowledge of construction technology and methods is preferred

· Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks.

· Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.

· Ability and willingness to travel in Jordan.

· Ability to train and mentor community based organizations.

· Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic essential.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Ability to manage conflicts within the team and to provide solutions for problems to the Project Manager.

· Willingness to learn and adopt new technology and methodology

· Must have ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment with multi-national staff.

· Ability to work under pressure, be a self-starter, team builder, innovative and demonstrate the capacity for maintaining high professional standards.

· A commitment to the Habitat Vision, Mission, Goals, Values and Mission Principles; Team Player and model of Servant Leadership.

How to apply:

All interested candidates should submit their CV in English to no later than Nov. 25, 2017. Please make sure to write the job title in the subject line. Cover letter submission and a minimum of three references are required.

If you have not heard any response within six weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

HFHI is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply.

Applications that fail to abide by the Submission guidelines will not be considered.