Program Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is the humanitarian solidarity organization of the Norwegian trade unions. Internationally we work in 38 countries, including the occupied Palestinian territory. NPA work focuses on fair distribution of power and resources and life protection and health. As NPA values people own initiatives and agendas, our cooperating partners are key actors in our programs and projects. 

NPA has been operating in the occupied Palestinian territory for more than 20 years. Currently NPA has a programmed focused on Democracy, Human Rights, Protection and Food Security/Livelihood. NPA cooperates with local organizations in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

NPA is now looking for a:

Program Officer – West Bank (POWB)

The Program Officer – West Bank (POWB), based in Ramallah, is responsible for assisting partners in the West Bank in the development of activities and budgets assuring that outputs and outcomes are relevant to expected results according to NPA strategies and overall goals.

The POWB is responsible for the regular monitoring and follow up of the projects within NPA Palestine programs, as designated by his/her immediate superior. 

The POWB is formally responsible to, and reports to the Country Program Manager.

Duration:  Permanent contract.

General responsibilities:

  • Following up NPA’s partners, assisting them throughout the whole project cycle.
  • Supporting CPM in the management of NPA DHC program.
  • Contributing to NPA Business Development plans.
  • Participating in the development of NPA Strategic Plan. 

Specific responsibilities

  • Following up NPA’s partners, assisting them throughout the whole project cycle.
  • Identifying, in cooperation with partners, potential risks for the implementation of projects, suggesting risk management measures.
  • Assuring, through regular field visits for monitoring and follow up of the projects and continuous contact with NPA’s partners, that activities implemented are of good quality and continue to be relevant to the expected results throughout the implementation period.
  • Providing written reports on the development of the projects after the field visits.
  • Revising partners’ activities and financial reports upon receipt. 
  • Identifying deviations in the implementation of the projects (with regard to activities and expenditures) suggesting corrective measures in a timely manner.
  • In cooperation with the finance staff, ensuring that partners’ financial reports meet NPA required standards.  
  • Identifying needs for capacity building at partners’ level, in cooperation with them, either with regard to programmatic issues or regarding financial and administrative processes and structures.
  • Participate in competence building activities targeting partner organisations.
  • Planning for and facilitating reviews or evaluations of projects/partners/programs 
  • Active participation in relevant coordination bodies as assigned by the CPM either in development cooperation networks or in the humanitarian country structure.
  • Contributing to information and advocacy work within the country program, as requested by the Management Team.
  • Contributing to the production of information from the country program to be used by NPA HO and donors, as requested by the Management Team.
  • Contributing to the overall consolidated reports in a timely manner assuring that deadlines are met.
  • Undertaking any other relevant duties as requested.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة

Required qualifications:

Must have:

  • Relevant university degree
  • 3-6 years of relevant experience of working with the INGO/NGO sector in Palestine working in the development and/or in humanitarian aid. 
  • Proven experience (or solid training) in at least two of the following topics: IHL, HR, gender mainstreaming, rights-based approach, monitoring and follow up, conflict resolution, organizational development, logical framework, and management by results.
  • Good knowledge of rights-based development cooperation and willingness to gain further knowledge. 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Arabic. 
  • Good computer skills, including experience working with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail programs.


  • Experience in the Emergency and Humanitarian Response.
  • Ability to travel within all the West Bank, including Jerusalem.
  • Experience in agriculture programming.
  • Experience in SGBV programming.

Personal competencies:

  • High integrity and professionalism
  • Efficiency & results orientated, with high problem-solving abilities
  • Team-work ability
  • Assertive communication
  • Flexibility & adaptability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Social sensibility and service minded
  • Networking

Duty Station: 

The position is based in Ramallah, with frequent travel to the West Bank, and internationally, as required and possible.

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Program Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 06 - Mar - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 3 Years
آلية التقديم

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover-letter to: [email protected] no later than 6th March 2021, and kindly include the job title in the subject line. 

Women are encouraged to apply!

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.