Project Manager, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem– national position
Position type and closing date
Full time position, National Position.
Location: Based in Jerusalem with Frequent travels to Gaza
Reports to: AVH Chief Executive Officer
Supervising: To be assigned according to needs.
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2022
Applicants are required to uphold the core values of our organization.
The Augusta Victoria Hospital as part of the LWF World Service Jerusalem program will implement a 5-year project in the area of “Developing Cancer care capacity in the Gaza Strip” funded by Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe in cooperation with the Al Ahli Arab Hospital by pooling technical, scientific, physical infrastructure and human resources with the ultimate goal of building the capacity for the provision of oncology care and services to the whole population in Gaza.
The Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) is a medical center of excellence that has been providing healthcare services and other health programs for about 70 years to Palestinians, including refugees from throughout the West Bank and Gaza. AVH, a program by the Lutheran World Federation, serves patients regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, or political conviction, without discrimination or favoritism; It is a modern tertiary care facility that serves the most disadvantaged patients from Gaza and the West Bank and has a special historic relationship with the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees
For additional information, please see www.lutheranworld.org/World Service.
Terms of Reference
Main outcome of the role:
The Project Manager will supervise the overall implementation of the AVH Gaza project implemented in the Gaza Strip in cooperation but not limited to the Al Ahli Arab Hospital. The Project Manager is responsible for the implementation of the project programmatically and administratively and the day-to-day coordination of the various phases of the project: exploratory phase, equip, furnish and coordination of capacity building of human resources phase, followed by early detection & screening, diagnostic evaluation and primary and adjuvant treatment. The Project Manager is responsible for the communication and reporting with Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, with the AVH CEO, the LWF Country representative and the Al Ahli Arab Hospital management.
- Oversight, representation, and overall coordination of project towards external actors
- Supervise project personnel and ensure effective communication and coordination between the CEO and the oncologists at AVH, the LWF Jerusalem Office and the stakeholders in Gaza
- Ensure timely preparation and compilation of the project progress reports as required.
- Oversee the transparent tender bidding or request for proposal processes for the selection of consultants, contractors, and implementing partners and ensure the preparation of clear tender bidding evaluation reports.
- Manage project administrative and security related activities, monitor financial resources and accounting to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial reports.
- Play a lead role in strategic planning for the project, including in the Project Steering Committee
- Serve as the primary contact with DKH and maintain frequent communication to keep the DKH Project Manager abreast of the latest developments
- In conjunction with the AVH medical team take steps to promote the sustainability of project results by making relevant connections for the project and ensuring the completion of deliverables that will benefit the cancer patients in Gaza beyond the life of the project
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Required Qualifications, Skills and experience
- At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in management of staff, development projects, project management cycle and demonstrated ability to support program and its staff to achieve high quality, accountability, good planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
- Good knowledge of the Palestinian Health Sector, international actors in health and key national health coordination mechanisms.
- Able to work collaboratively and inspire learning based on experience, and to achieve results.
- Effective diplomacy, critical, analytical, facilitative and communicative, representational and reporting skills.
- Ability to work independently under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving.
- Proven ability to take initiative, learn quickly, and be accountable for results.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and strong personnel management skills.
- Strong communication skills, verbal communication, delivery of presentations, and excellent writing abilities in English. Hebrew language knowledge is an asset.
- Fluency in English and in Arabic.
- Experience working with development projects funded by international donors
- Ability to travel frequently to Gaza.
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of 148 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing 75.5 million Christians in 99 countries. LWF World Service works in 25 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. LWF Jerusalem program has served the Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza through humanitarian, health and educational programs since 1948. LWF manages the Augusta Victoria Hospital, two vocational training centers in Ramallah and in East Jerusalem and its central office is on the Mount of Olives.
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