The general objective of the job
The Emergency Projects Officer is responsible for supporting the coordination and implementation of one or more emergency projects to achieve the objectives of the project proposal in cooperation with the Programme Team. The Emergency Projects Officer will be based in the Gaza strip and is part of the Program Department, reporting to the Project Coordinator.
Start Date: Immediately
Position in the organisation
The Emergency response officer reports to the project coordinator.
- Program Support and Implementation
- Support the overall coordination and implementation of emergency projects, including risk assessment and management, and the coordination between implementing partners on a day-to-day basis.
- Work closely with affected communities to understand their specific needs, concerns, and priorities and ensure that the project addresses those needs.
- Assist in budget management to ensure financial accountability and accurate financial reporting by partners and donors.
- Oversee procurement processes and the timely delivery of project supplies, ensuring compliance with donor and organizational policies.
- Ensure compliance with donor and War Child rules and regulations in all areas including financial management, record keeping, and procurement, in coordination with the Operations Department.
- Contribute to the application of appropriate program quality standards in the design and implementation of the project(s).
- Collaborate with the M&E officer to facilitate systematic program monitoring and evaluation and help document and share lessons learned for learning.
- Collaborate with the M&E officer to establish regular monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for implementing partners.
- Support the collection and consolidation of narrative reports and build capacities of implementing partners to ensure quality reporting.
- Assist in conducting site visits to monitor progress and provide capacity support to implementing partners as needed.
- Undertake other related duties as assigned by the Emergency Projects Coordinator, the Head of Programs, or Country Director.
- Assist in integrating child protection and conflict sensitivity into all emergency response planning, and learning.
- Participate in training implementing partners to enhance their capacity to respond to various situations and contribute to capacity assessments and improvement plans.
- Promote community participation and feedback mechanisms in project design and implementation (FCRM)
Result Area: assisting in the coordination, financial compliance, and program quality of emergency projects, along with monitoring and data collection.
- Networking / Coordination / Representation / Strategic Influencing
- Assist in representing the emergency projects in coordination platforms, providing feedback to project partners.
- Collaborate in proactive coordination in the field to ensure complementarity and avoid duplication and fragmentation.
- Support in identifying strategic program opportunities, approaches, and modalities for strengthening the PSS, Protection, and education programming in close collaboration with implementing partners and the Project Coordinator
- Help ensure the visibility of the project and activities with relevant national and international audiences.
Result Area: Contributing to project representation, stakeholder relationships, strategic coordination, proposal development, and visibility in alignment with project goals and local, national, and international influences.
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Knowledge and Experience:
- Relevant academic degree in education, child protection and rights, human rights, child rights, political or social sciences, or a related field is required.
- Minimum 3 years of relevant employment experience in project management, including project planning, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate with multiple partners and stakeholders, including government agencies and donors.
- Experience in managing projects focused on protection, psychosocial support, or education is preferred.
- Technical experience in the area of Child Protection and Psychosocial support is advantageous.
- A demonstrated record of successful program support.
- Experience providing technical assistance to project staff, and national, and government partners on psychosocial support, emergency responses, participation, education, and child protection.
- Experience in collecting, integrating, and disseminating learning is desirable.
- Prior experience with community-based programming is a plus.
- Team support or capacity-building experience.
- A good understanding of the Palestinian context.
To apply please send your one-page letter of motivation and CV to [email protected] by November 20th, 2023, citing Emergency Response Officer in the subject line.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child in oPt, including adherence to the Child Safeguarding Policy, is essential”