War Child Holland (WCH) is an independent and impartial international non-governmental child rights organization investing in a peaceful future for children and young people affected by armed conflict. With a focus on child protection, mental health, and psychosocial support, we strive to empower children and young people, while enabling adults to bring about positive and lasting change in the lives of conflict-affected children and young people. `WCH has been working in the oPt since 2004 and has offices in the West Bank and Gaza.
The objective of the job
The field officer ensures the coordination with community/civil society partners in War Child’s programme implementation and monitoring, as well as undertakes operations, administration, and logistical processes, including the follow up of security procedures. The FO is responsible for compliance with external donor financial and administrative requirements in the activities and processes which fall within the FO role (following several donor guidelines).
Position in the organisation
The FO will be based Hebron in the West Bank, he/she directly reports to the Project Coordinator (PC) in his/her area.
The position involves frequent travel to different West Bank programme locations (including East Jerusalem).
Result areas (max 5)
Result Area 1
Program coordination and monitoring
- Implement the project activities in within his/her respective area of responsibility as per the annual work plan and budget.
- Set up and manage the project office at field level in accordance with the project work plan
- Assist in the ongoing collection of monitoring data.
- Ensure activity milestones are met by collecting specific information, based on the M&E plan of the programme set by the PC
- Collect and ensure all supporting documents provided by the partners are filled correctly and advise the partners on how to improve.
- Ensure partner assessment forms are conducted and adequately filled (programme and operation) for each partnership.
- Contribute to reporting (internal and external) by providing requested activity information or data.
- Contribute to project proposal development (internal and external), particularly on budget development in close coordination with the PC.
- Contribute to ensuring grievance mechanisms of the CBO partners function correctly in close coordination with the technical programme team.
- Liaise with government institutions, relevant stakeholders, communities, and (I)NGOs where necessary and authorized by the PC and the PM, including ensuring they have a clear understanding of WCH and WCH’s projects.
- Assist Project Coordinator in organizing various workshops, trainings and planning
Result Area 2
Logistics & Procurement
- Coordinate purchasing for WCH programme activities in the South, including collecting key documentation according to War Child procurement policy
- Ensure that procurement and purchasing documentation matches activities as monitored under Result Area 1
- Handle petty cash transactions
- Upload programme documents on SharePoint and ensures the digitalisation is performed.
- Perform programme-related administrative tasks as requested by supervisor (photocopies, buying stationery, scanning/faxing documents).
- Report about all implemented programme activities in the field with maximum detail and accuracy.
- Updates the PC on the progress of the project implementation on the field level.
- Ensure expenses reported match with activity implementation.
- Reports directly to the area PC.
- Take on any other relevant tasks to the area of responsibility as requested by the PC, the WB Programme Manager, or the Country Director.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science, development studies, or any other related field.
- Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in similar positions with an international NGO
- Experience of the donor-funded project a must
- Demonstrable experience as a Field Officer.
- S/he must be willing to travel frequently and adapt to difficult working conditions.
Result-oriented, attentive to detail and cost-conscious
Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is a requirement
Demonstrated understanding of the Programme cycle management including M&E, financial and operational processes
Strong planning, implementation, and organizational skills, and can analyze and come up with suitable and sustainable community-driven solutions
Works well in a small team, flexible to take on new tasks, comfortable in a flexible working environment
Strong social and communication skills, both verbal and written, and preferably experience in carrying out project-related communication activities (e.g., write stories, take photos).
Ability to establish effective and working relations with relevant stakeholders, (local) partners and communities
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Work experience in knowledge management, M&E, and/or research is an advantage
Experience in working with or interacting with children and young people, and a proven track record of upholding child safety practices.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before Thursday, Feb 6th, 2020. Make sure to send your English CV and cover letter to [email protected]. Please mention ‘Field officer’ in the title of the email.
War Child strives to create an inclusive work environment. Candidates from all backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences who judge that they can fill all or most of the essential requirements for this role are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures