Burj Al-Luqluq Social Center Society is a Palestinian non-governmental organization that works on translating funds into programs and projects by providing quality, efficient and effective services aimed to enhance the positive impact on the social, economical, and cultural level for the local community in old city of Jerusalem in response to the needs of their citizens.
The establishment of Burj Al-Luqluq Social Center Society was designed to develop local citizens in east Jerusalem areas of responsiveness, self-sufficiency, decentralization and creditworthiness. It was established to achieve efficiency, reform and transparency as part of the effort to build an independent citizens.
Burj Al-luqluq is looking for a nominated, motivated, qualified person who will fill the position of Project coordinator.
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The coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the “Fostering socio-economic empowerment and protection of vulnerable Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem – Phase II” Project’ activities that are in charge to Burj Al-LuqLuq, mainly:
Provision of psychosocial support for youth and adult women, remedial classes for children and youth, educational and recreational activities for children (kindergarten), summer camp for children, leadership sessions for youth, basketball and football courses for children and youth, vocational trainings for youth and women and their inclusion in small businesses for economic empowerment.
He/she will ensure that the implementation of activities is respecting the results, objectives and targets described in the project’ logical framework, time-frame, budget, methodology, qualitative standards and management rules set in the Project Agreement and the MoU between Burj Al-LuqLuq and CISP-Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli.
The coordinator is the focal point for interaction between BALL’ Management, BALL’ project team and CISP. He/she will work in close cooperation with CISP project’ team and will ensure timely and accurate communication about all project-related issues on behalf of Burj Al-LuqLuq. He/she is responsible to coordinate the work of Burj Al-LuqLuq project’ team.
The Coordinator is responsible for the timely and effective M&E of all BALL’ project activities, and to ensure that beneficiaries’ feedbacks are collected, analyzed and incorporated.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Support Burj Al-LuqLuq’ HR and Management in the recruitment of project’ staff and in their introduction to the work.
- Ensure that all BALL project staff is fully aware of project plans, tools, targets and indicators; timely inform them of any following change.
- Monitor that the BALL staff’ presence and work performance is respecting the conditions set in each contract and respects confidentiality, child protection and other relevant BALL policies.
- Working closely with CISP’ project team, contribute to develop the initial action plan, chronogram, M&E plan, procurement plan.
- Working closely with the BALL project’ staff of each activity, develop the yearly and quarterly (3 months) plan of each activity, setting clear targets, deadlines and responsibilities.
- Closely monitor the implementation of each activity, ensuring that all agreed standards/methodologies are respected, and targets are met. When challenges/needs for revisions are individuated, timely informing BALL Management and CISP.
- Regularly work with BALL Communication Officer to provide him/her all information that is necessary to produce advocacy and communication materials. When requested by BALL Management, contribute to the revision and final approval of such materials.
- Liaise with international and local institutions and support for organizing donors and stakeholders’ monitoring visits to the project.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
- The Coordinator is responsible to share with CISP in due time all the agreed data for the supervision of project’ achievements (data base of beneficiaries, attendance registers, surveys, monthly plans, time sheets, meeting minutes, narrative reports etc).
- He/she is also responsible to collect and store safely the original M&E tools/documentation/data in the BALL premises and show it to CISP or to authorized authorities at their request.
- At the beginning of each year, of each activity and in any case when new staff is recruited:
- Ensure that the BALL’ staff fully knows and understands the project’ M&E plan.
- Deliver to the staff the activity’ M&E tools
- Within the first week of each month, collect from the staff of each activity all M&E tools/data, analyze it and prepare a short narrative report of the activity, to be summitted to BALL Management.
- Verify that the activities’ qualitative evaluations are carried on as per project’ plan, including evaluation from beneficiaries and stakeholders.
- The Coordinator should provide to CISP:
- 3-months narrative reports.
- Consolidated intermediate (yearly) narrative report according to the donor’ format.
- Overlook the project’ financial management including the state of expenses, plans of expenses, procurement plans.
- Work closely with the BALL’ project accountant and CISP’ administrator to ensure the completeness and accuracy of finance-related documentation. Check the financial reports and forecasts before submission to CISP.
Skills and experience needed:
- At least two-years proven experience as Project Coordinator, in a CBO or NGO, in informal education/psychosocial support/social and-or economic empowerment/community lead-initiatives and related sectors.
- University degree in humanities, education, social work, business administration, international cooperation or a related field.
- Fluency in English and Arabic languages (written and spoken) is required.
- Work experience and accurate knowledge of Jerusalem’ context
- Good knowledge of Project Cycle Management
- Good knowledge and experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
- Proven experience in project’ reporting
- Good computer skills (use of windows package, including excel, power point, word)
- Strong administrative skills
Skills and experience desired
- Work or volunteering experience with children and youth
- Work or volunteering experience with women and in women’ empowerment projects
- Experience in managing EU-funded projects
- Motivated, attentive to details
- Able to work under pressure, meeting the deadlines and following multiple tasks
- A good communicator and team leader
Working hours and location
This position is a full-time position and the work is taking place in Burj Al-LuqLuq’ premises, in Old City, Jerusalem. It may also require occasional travel to other locations in Jerusalem and West Bank.
It is expected that a successful applicant will be open-minded, creative, and holds herself/himself to high personal standards. Willingness to work on multidisciplinary projects and teamwork are crucial values when selection.
*Jerusalem ID Holder
Interested applicants should send a one-page letter of interest and updated CV on [email protected]. deadline of submitting applications will be on 25/01/2020 at 12:00Pm.