Assistant Project Coordinator & Logistician
within the Project:
Fostering socio-economic empowerment and protection of vulnerable Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem – Phase II, co-funded by the European Union (ENI/2018/397-539)
The International Committee for the Development of Peoples (CISP) is a non-governmental organization founded in 1983 and having its headquarters in Italy. CISP is working in Palestine through humanitarian and development interventions, among which the project ”Fostering socio-economic empowerment and protection of vulnerable Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem – Phase II”, co-funded by the European Union and implemented by CISP in partnership with Burj Al-Luqluq Social Center Society (BALL).
The Project aims at empowering Palestinian civil society and strengthening the resilience of Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem. Recreational opportunities, psychosocial support sessions, sport courses, remedial classes, leadership and civic engagement workshops are offered in two community centers in the Old City, addressing the local children, youth and women’ unmet social needs. Some of these activities are implemented by the Old City Youth Organization (OCYA).
In addition, the project aims at contributing to youth and women’ economic empowerment by offering vocational trainings and by strengthening a small ceramic business.
Finally, it aims to improve quality, effectiveness and sustainability of the partner Burj Al-LuqLuq, trough capacity building activities including a comprehensive Quality Certification program inclusive of different assessment, training and accompaniment stages. Duty station: East Jerusalem
Estimated starting date: 01 July 2021
Duration: 6 months renewable
Purpose of the function:
To support CISP Project Coordinator and Administrator in the general project management, including logistics and administrative tasks.
Duties and responsibilities:
1. Review project’ workplans on monthly base, verifying coherence with set objectives, methodologies and chronogram, and suggesting adjustments if needed.
2. Facilitate the communication and coordination between CISP office, the team of Burj AlLuqLuq and the team of the Old City Youth Association.
3. Closely monitor the day-to-day project’ implementation, by frequent presence in the two community centers where the activities take place. Compile monthly narrative reports, including description of quantitative and qualitative achievements against targets.
4. Overlook the timely collection of activities’ documentation from the partners. Verify and implement necessary steps to ensure the documentation’ completeness and accuracy.
5. On monthly base, lead focus groups, surveys, interviews etc. with the beneficiaries and relevant stakeholders, for assessment of the quality of services provided, and evaluation of impact. Analyze the collected data and communicate results by compiling M&E reports according to logframe’ indicators.
6. Support the implementation of the Quality Certification programme. Participate in the main steps, facilitate logistic arrangements and interaction between the parties involved, share notes and feedbacks on the effectiveness and coherence of the activity with the set objectives.
7. Conduct regular meetings with BALL’ business development officer, and other CISP and BALL team members where needed, to monitor and plan the activities aimed at strengthening the ceramic business and the successful implementation of vocational trainings.
8. Support the Coordinator in preparing project’ final narrative reports according to donor’ requirements.
9. Support the Administrator in procurement of equipment, supplies and services, in compliance with the organization and donor’ procedures, and the technical requirements of the project.
10. Support in any other logistic and administrative task, applying and following the organization and the donor’ policies and procedures, and the technical requirements of the project.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- Demonstrated at least 3 years professional experience in managing cooperation projects within an NGO or INGO in Palestine, in projects focusing on one or more of the following:
- capacity building for CSOs aiming at improving internal organization, management and achievement of self-sustainability;
- children, youth and women’ empowerment and protection trough social engagement activities, education, psychosocial support;
- promotion of small income generating activities.
- Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing monitoring, evaluation and learning tools and processes.
- Experience of community-based or cooperation work in East Jerusalem.
- Mother-tongue (or equivalent level) of Arabic language is required. Excellent spoken and written English language is required.
- Understanding and knowledge of human rights law and rights-based approach.
- Conceptual and practical knowledge of women’s rights and gender justice as well as child protection principles.
- Excellent social and mediation skills.
- Academic degree in business administration, economics, social sciences, international relations, and/or related discipline.
- Knowledge of EU’ rules and regulations, funding and management systems, administrative procedures, etc.
- Knowledge of Hebrew language.
- Experience in procurement procedures and tendering, administration, logistics.
The candidate must hold Jerusalem ID or a permit to enter and work in Jerusalem, valid for the whole duration of the position.
The candidate must hold a valid driving licence.
Interested candidates should send their updated CV in English - including mail details of 2 references – to the following address: [email protected] and CC to [email protected]
Due to the urgency of this recruitment, applications will be reviewed as they come in. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.