Diakonia is a Swedish civil society development organization working with a long-term and rights-based perspective to advance democracy, human rights, social and economic justice, gender equality, and peace in developing countries. Our mission is to change unfair political, economic and social structures, which generate poverty, oppression and violence.
We are looking for a candidate who can fill in the position of a Programme Officer with the International Humanitarian Law Resource Center (IHLRC). This position will offer you an interesting and exciting professional development. The responsibilities are cross-cutting, relating to programme and administration. If you like to work within a team, interact with colleagues and partners, and enjoy programme development work, then this is the right job for you.
This employment is temporary until June 2020 and possibility of extension is subject to funding availability.
Under the supervision of the International Humanitarian Law Resource Center (IHLRC) Manager, the Programme Oﬃcer will be engaged in a range of activities and duties to support the Jerusalem IHL Desk. In particular, this will include the shared responsibility in program planning, monitoring and reporting of the IHL Resource Centre including partners; to analyse progress and results, to prepare result-oriented reports and to ensure compliance with Diakonia’s and donor's reporting guidelines.
Program and partnership Management:
- Coordinate with the IHLRC Manager and team in the development and drafting of annual action plans, logical frameworks in line with Result Based Management standards and in accordance with donor requirements and country strategies. This will also include budgetary coordination with the finance department.
- Produce and present periodic, annual and result-oriented reports to back donors including follow-ups post submission and accommodating donor feedback and comments.
- Work in close coordination with the IHLRC Manager in conducting monitoring and evaluation of partnership activities and preparing reports which include outputs, outcomes, findings and recommendations.
- Track and supervise program/project/activity progress against set objectives and indicators.
- Assist IHLRC team members to prepare, implement and report on implemented activities, specific targets and plans.
- Responsible for drafting grant proposals. This also entails preparing action plans, result matrices, other context-related analytical studies (i.e. risk analysis and mitigation plans, stakeholder mapping, …etc.) as well as application memos.
- Engage in the IHLRC partnership selection process (from design and planning to partner awarding/rejecting). This entails carrying out all necessary contractual procedures in line with IHLRC Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) plan, and Diakonia global PME handbook.
- Follow up with partners pre, throughout and post implementation phase.
- Review and assess partners semi-annual and annual narrative reports and carry-out necessary follow-ups with partners and IHLRC senior management.
- Review and summarize partners’ and potential partners proposals and present them to the IHLRC Manager.
- Manage and supervise partner projects in Diakonia’s web-based project handling systems and maintain data up-to-date and quality assured.
Administrative Responsibilities and other Management-Related Advisory Services
- In cooperation with the Financial Officer; take part in the procurement committee and engage in all related processes pertaining to selecting consultants, suppliers and service providers in conformity with Diakonia procurement guidelines.
- Support logistical arrangements, team and partner coordination as well as internal preparations for visiting delegations as needed.
- Support the mainstreaming of gender in the organization and contribute to a more equal society through gender conscious behaviour, role modelling and openness towards capacity building.
- Perform other related tasks which may be requested by the IHLRC Manager.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- University degree in business administration, social sciences, development or related field.
- Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience with International Non-Governmental Organizations preferably with previous work experience or knowledge of the present context, international law, international humanitarian law and/or international human rights law.
- Proven writing skills in English and Arabic and fluency in both languages.
- Strong presentation, organizational and networking skills.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team.
- Ability to work in a structured way and to meet deadlines.
- Ability to read and understand financial reports and budgets.
- Excellent computer skills and preferably prior experience in using computerized project management systems.
- Driving License is an asset.
Cover letter and curriculum vitae including contact information for references should be submitted no later than December 11th, 2019 by e-mail to [email protected]
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Diakonia is an equal employment opportunity organization.