Save the Children is seeking a qualified candidate to fulfil the following vacancy in its Gaza Field Office:
Position: 2 Child Poverty Field Officers (4 months each)
Position Ref.: SCI/ CPFO/2018
Deadline to apply: August 12th, 2018
The role: The Field Officer role purpose is to follow up of day-to-day project activities and implementation with project partners’ staff technical support with both field level and office work, ensuring that proposed activities are achieved on time, within budget and in compliance with SCI and donor policies and regulations.
The Field Officer will coordinate with project partners, mobilize and organize beneficiaries selection, and make sure all materials in the working sites are being used for its intended purpose to meet the program requirements and objectives.
Key Area 1: IMPLEMENTATION
- Follow up day-to-day project activities and implementation with project partners, within the project context and in line with implementation plan and budget line items.
- Provide technical support. review of work design and-ensure the cost effectiveness for the needed work (i,e rehabilitation of farms).
- Ensuring partners methodology for selection of beneficiaries process. ensuring the rehabilitation and/or construction of livelihood assets are in line with Save the Children principles, values, and strategic plan and compliant with Save the Children’s procedures and policies.
- Ensuring the work quality and materials specification in accordance of local applied standards.
Key Area 2: MONITORING, EVALUATION & REPORTING
- Monitor daily project implementation against the established indicators detailed in the projects Logical Framework.
- Ensure daily activities at the field level follow implementation guidelines.
- Conduct field visits to verify project activities are implemented according to contractual targets.
- Participate actively in the overall project monitoring and evaluation process in coordination with the project partner.
- Actively participate in the regular project related meetings.
- Assist in the documentation of lessons learnt, best practice and case studies.
- Work closely with Program Officer to ensure preparation of timely and high quality progress and reports.
Key Area 3: COMMUNICATION
- Works closely with the partner, project stakeholders and communities at the field level.
- Assists in the preparation for any field visits requested for visitors.
- Communicates effectively with the Save the Children project team members, other staff of Save the Children, and project partners and communities.
- Ensure that all donor branding and visibility requirements are fulfilled.
Key Area 4: General
- Participate in organizational readiness to respond to emergencies in line with global SCI’s Humanitarian Preparedness standard
- Perform such other responsibilities as agreed with the line management.
Qualifications and experience
Requires College/University degree in engineering, agriculture or related field.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- At least 4 years of experience in implementing similar tasks..
- Experience of and commitment to working and ensuring community participation and accountability.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated experience in implementing a complex and diverse workload and to tight deadlines.
- Demonstrated capacity to deliver on stated objectives, on time and within budget.
- Experience in monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project results.
- Proven capacity to write clear project reports
- Commitment to upholding Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy, as well as principles of do no harm and confidentiality.
- Valid driving licence
- Experience in designing and facilitating training and capacity building.
- The capacity and willingness to be flexible and accommodating in sometimes-difficult working circumstances.
- Good command of English and Arabic language skills
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 120 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the rights of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Applications should be submitted to the email address: [email protected] , please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. please make sure to mention the position ref. in the subject. The selection committee will review all applications as they are received. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered.
Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.