The Society of Palestinian Women’s Committees (UPWC) is a grassroots women organization that strives to build a civil progressive democratic community free of all forms of discrimination and respects women’s rights as part of human rights in general. UPWC is seeking to hire a Program Manager to lead a program that aims at contributing to the enhancement of public participation of youth and women in Jerusalem.
Position Title: Program Coordinator
Location: East Jerusalem with frequent travels to Ramallah
Full time position
Contract duration: 2 years, with possibility of extension, 3 months trial period.
Estimated Start Date: January 2017
Required Qualifications and Experience:
-Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social or Political Science, International Development or a related field.
-Human Rights background is a plus
-International development, gender and human rights.
-Communication skills, advocacy and networking.
-At least 5 years’ experience in project coordination and management and budget monitoring, including grants administration.
-Experience working in human rights and civil society projects.
-Experience and demonstrated knowledge of East Jerusalem socio-political context
Skills and Requirements:
-Jerusalem ID - ability to move freely in Jerusalem
-Project and Budget Management
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.
-Good communication skills.
-Team worker and able to work under supervision respecting rules and procedures
-Able to work under duress, occasional flexibility in terms of working hours
-Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments
-Valid driver’s license
-Computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Power Point
-Very good written and spoken English
General coordination and planning:
-To coordinate and monitor the Coordination Team (6 persons) of the Program
-To develop with the coordinators annual action plans .
-To coordinate and supervise the program
-To participate in operational and monitoring meetings for the project
-To represent the Program in public events, meetings, etc.
-Periodically update on the administrative and financial situation of the program to the organizations partners in the program
Monitoring and Follow-up
-To supervise the coordinators work
-Follow up-field visits and monitoring of the activities according to the action plan
-To assess the needs for training and capacity building according to priorities
-To ensure all administrative requirements and logistics needs for the correct program implementation.
-To develop and present quarterly , semiannual and annual monitoring reports following the donor´s template and rules
-To monitor budget expenditure and the monthly, quarterly and annual budgets presentation in order to ensure budget allocation plan, in collaboration with the project accountant.
-Coordinate the collection of technical and financial documents for the reports
Advocacy and networking
-To coordinate and networking with local and international institutions and organizations
-Supervision, collection and dissemination of advocacy materials produced by the organizations.
Interested candidates are requested to send their CV & letter of motivation no later than 04:00 p.m. on 30th November, 2016 to the following e-mail address: