الوصف الوظيفي

Background of VNG International

VNG International is the International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. We support decentralisation processes and facilitate decentralised cooperation. The organization strengthens local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralisation task forces both in developing countries and in countries in transition.

Summary

VNG International is implementing Area "C" Resilience Development Initiative (ARD) Project in local partnership with the Association of Palestinian Local Authorities- APLA. The project is largely funded by the European Union and aims at enhancing Palestinian Local Authorities contribution to governance and development processes in Area "C" as a pre-condition to more equitable open and democratic society.

The Project aims at strengthening the institutional and operational capacities of the Association of Palestinian Local Authority "APLA" and enables APLA to better advocate for and lobby on issues related to Area "C" on behalf of its members Local Authorities "LA". In addition to improve the capacity of Khallet Al-Mayya Cluster LA's "KMCLA's" capacities in providing services, promoting local development and in contribution to enhance the territorial development integration.

ARD is effectively an extension of the Inclusive Decision at Local Level (IDEAL) programme in Palestine. The IDEAL programme is funded by the Netherlands’ government. It   aims to build the capacity to form and implement inclusive Local Economic Development projects and policies of staff and leaders of selected Palestinian municipalities and its supporting organizations, i.e. the Ministry of Local Government "MoLG", the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF), and the Association of Palestinian Local Authorities "APLA".

Specific Tasks

ARD Project Coordinator Responsibilities:

1)      Responsible for technical and financial progress of the project according to the action plan, and advice on procurement, tenders and payments.
2)      Monitor and Evaluate ARD project activities throughout the project lifecycle.
3)      Build and manage close communication and relationships with main stakeholders and partners; APLA, Khallet Al-Mayya Cluster council, project partners and government organizations.
4)      Ensure compliance with VNG International and integration of best practice as well as adherence with donors and contractual requirements (EU Reporting standards, Communication & Visibility plan, Contractual requirements).
5)      Facilitation of knowledge sharing, peer to peer activities and support selected LED initiatives.
6)      Participate in coordination meetings, donors' meetings and relevant key external stakeholders.
7)      Produce project progress reports: Quarterly and annual basis for VNG International and EU.
8)      Draft TORs, initiate tendering through the entire process, and proposals evaluation.
9)      Develop and oversee project visibility and communication strategies, recognising donor contributions and motivation.

Reporting requirements

The Project Coordinator will work in VNG International Palestine’s office in Ramallah to provide technical reports in cohesion with the EU reporting guidelines and requirements. S/he will also work closely with the Resident Programme Manager-RPM, and report to VNGi Country Director to ensure project quality implementation across project activities.

متطلبات الوظيفة

Minimum qualifications

1)      BA in business administration, social sciences, development, local governance or any other related area.
2)      Minimum three years of relevant work experience in: Planning, monitoring, budget oversight, logistics, leadership in Local Governance/ Area "C" in West Bank, Palestine.
3)      Proven ability to provide technical support, develop excellent diplomatic communication, organizational skills and team management.
4)      Evidence knowledge of EU funded projects and reporting requirements.

Skills:

A.      Proven writing and speech skills in English, and Arabic and fluency in both languages.
B.      Strong interactive facilitation skills.
C.      Outstanding planning and organization skills; Excellent social, Possesses research and group meeting, facilitation and presentation skills; in both oral and writing.
D.     Sound problem solving, communication, presentation and organizational skills.

Period of the of the initial contract

One year with possibility of extension including an extendable three months' probation period

Place of the assignment

VNG International

Ramallah, Palestine

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Project Coordinator
آخر موعد للتقديم 21 - Oct - 2018
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 3 Years
آلية التقديم

Apply Instructions

Qualified candidates should send the following:

·         An updated CV including three professional references.

·         A cover letter detailing their interest and qualifications for this position.

To the following email addresses: [email protected]

Deadline for submitting applications is: Sunday, October 21st 2018, COB. Please indicate the position title as "ARD-PC" in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. VNG International is an equal opportunity employer.

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