Responsible to: West Bank Field Cordinator
Closing date: 14h of March 2018
Handicap International (which runs projects under its operating name, Humanity & Inclusion),is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations.
Handicap International (which runs projects under its operating name, Humanity & Inclusion), is implementing a project entiteld “Facilitate an equitable access to education and work opportunities for persons with disabilities in Palestine” and looking for a qualified expertise to fillfull the position of the Project Manager.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Field Coordinator, the Project Manager is fully responsible for the operational, financial and administrative management of the project .The PM will be responsible to ensure that the project is run according to HI and donor requirements and progress on a timely manner against the defined objectives he/she will as well manage the partners/stakeholders and represent HI in both the Education Cluster and the Sub-thematic group on EIE. He /she plays a key role for lesson learning in close relation with the Technical Unit.
Responsibility 1: Develop and manage the M&E framework including planning and budget management
Aim: Ensure the project is run according to HI and donor requirements and progress on a timely manner against the defined objectives
-Develop planning and integrated budget. Update following participatory analysis with project team and partners.
-Set up baseline for measuring the project impact
-Develop data collection tools for documenting indicators and measure the progress made
-Follow up the number and characteristics of the project beneficiaries
-Coordinate the project implementation with support services (finances, log, HR…)
-Organize and chair monthly team meeting and ensure that weekly meeting are organized in the site
-Report to the Field Coordinator
-Produce donor report in collaboration with Field Coordinator and Finance Teams
-Anticipate needs for project amendment and contribute to its development
-Prepare and lead the Project Quaterly Review
-In collaboration with Field Coordinator and RTU , input into the development of the terms of reference for mid term review/final evaluation & to the recruitment of external expertise and support their implementation
Responsibility 2: Develop the partnership framework & coordinate with partners involved in project implementation
Aim: Ensure that the framework defining the role and responsibilities of HI and the partners for the project implementation is in place and that the partners’ input are monitored
-Develop partnership agreements and MoU in close relation with Field Coordinator and Finance Teams
-Organize coordination meetings with partners and stakeholders to assess the progress made under project implementation in the spirit of reciprocal collaboration
-Identify partners’ opportunities
-Follow up in close relation with the Finance department the budget delegated to the partners
-Support the partners for identifying their needs for capacity building
-Based on the needs identified, develop adapted response with support from other services if necessary and coach the partners along implementation
-Represent HI in the relevant clusters and thematic groups active in his//hers field of expertise.
Responsibility 3: Manage the project team
Aim: Ensure that necessary human resources are available and capable for results-driven project implementation
-Provide job description and organize recruitment in collaboration with line manager and Human -Resource department
-Ensure the appraisal framework is in place and functional and that objectives are set up for each member of the team on annual basis
-Lead, coach and supervise the project team
-Assess the team needs for training and identify adapted response in coordination with Human -Resource department and coordination team.
-Measure the performance of the project team along the year and provide guidance as required
-Contribute to the project team career development in coordination with Human Resource department
-Ensure that operational, financial, administrative & logictics procedures are respected by project staff
-Follow up upon staff leaves in collaboration with the human resources department
Responsibility 4: Supervise the development of methodologies and tools for the project he/she is in charge of
Aim: Ensure that the technical framework for implementing project activities is in place, regularly adjusted based on lessons learnt and that the project team works in compliance with validated frameworks.
-Identify the tools needed for implementing the project activities
-Define terms of reference for supporting the development of tools & methodologies in collaboration with Operation and Technical coordinations
-Identify needs requiring Technical Unit and/or external expertise support
-With guidance from technical Unit, recruit and monitor external expertise
-Supervise the development of tools and methodologies and ensure active contribution from the project team to their development
-Define training plan & manual for project team/the partners for using tools and methodologies developed
-Monitor the use of tools and methodologies and organize regular lessons learnt analysis for adjusting the tools & methodologies with the project and technical teams.
-In close relation with Operation and Technical Teams, develop terms of reference for HQ technical mission and contribute to their organization
Responsibility 5: Facilitate project lessons learning and its promotion at national & international level
Aim: Ensure that good practices under the project are identified and shared; used for advocating towards vulnerable people inclusion.
-Develop tools for collecting information measuring the project impact in close collaboration with the Technical Unit
-Collect identified data and contribute to their analysis
-Identify the good practices/ lessons learnt of the project
-Contribute to the good practices / lessons learnt analysis and documentation under the supervision of the Technical Unit
-Organize dissemination among the project stakeholders and among national stakeholders (government, NGOs, donors) involved into similar field of expertise
-Participate to national and international seminars in the field of expertise and prepare contribution in collaborationw tih Technical coordinator
-Participate to professional network at national level in the field of expertise of the project in collaboration with Technical Coordinator
Responsibility 6: Contribute to the Program Strategic Framework and to the development of new projects
Aim: Ensure that the project is run in line with the RPF; contributes to the RPF successful implementation
-Contribute to the data collection and analytical framework set up for developing and/or monitoring the strategy
-Collect Government policies and technical materials produced by government departments and NGOs in the field of expertise
-Participate to the development of new projects into the field of expertise
The successful Candidate should at least has:
-A university degree in the field of expertise of the project or in development studies
-Minimum of 3 - 5 years practical experience in managing project
-Minimum of 3 - 5 years practical experience in managing staff
-Minimum of 3 years practical experience in the field of expertise of the project
-Minimum of 3 years practical experience in working with vulnerable group
-Ability to meet expectations and clear direction to meet goals and objectives.
-Ability to convey information clearly and concisely either verbally or in writing
-Previous Experience working in disability sector strongly recommended.
Initial contract will be for a period of one year and the position is based in Ramallah
Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and
Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities
Interested candidates may please send their resume with cover letter to reach on or before the : 14th March 2018 to
indicating your full name and the job title (Project Manager) in the subject line in your e-mail application.
Only qualified candidates should apply and only those who have been short listed will be contacted