Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF intervenes around the world through operations of emergency relief, rehabilitation and development. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender.
In the frame of the humanitarian mission of SIF in the area of West Bank, the Agriculture Water and Sanitation Projects Manager will define SIF future interventions and strategy in the fields of Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, and will insure all projects activities are successfully implemented, and will also manage and supervise the WASH department team.
The tasks described here are not exhaustive or limited. Due to the nature of the mission and the organization, Project Manager – WASH and Livelihoods may be requested to perform further tasks related to his responsibilities here.
- Define SIF future interventions and strategy in the fields of WASH and Livelihoods:
- Supervise technical aspects of WASH and Livelihoods projects;
- Coordinate and validate field technical visits related to WASH and Livelihoods;
- Contact relevant stakeholders (including Ministries, public agencies, local authorities, INGOs, clusters and others) and projects partners to be constantly up to date regarding laws, policies, regulations and initiatives related to AWS;
- Performs a leading role in identifying the data to be collected for needs assessments and support the MEAL Department in the definition of the tools to be used (eg. focus groups, surveys, questionnaires, etc.) together with the MEAL Officer;
- Manages the needs assessment processes (identifies and explores the priority issues/areas, determines the needs and gaps in the targeted areas, selects the proper data collection methods and gathers and analyses information and data; defines and evaluates solutions to the identified needs, applies cost-benefit analysis to select the best solutions and formulates the plan to implement the identified solutions) in collaboration with the Program Coordinator;
- Checks, analyses and validates the collected data with the support of the WASH and Livelihoods Department in order to formulate adequate proposals;
- Define future project interventions including budgeting, drafting proposals, logical frameworks, project organisational charts, chronograms and contributes to other relevant project and program documents.
- Ensure the successful implementation of the WASH and Livelihoods project activities:
- Manages the process of scheduling, performing and reporting on follow-up visits to SIF beneficiaries, other projects’ stakeholders and partners in order to monitor the progress in the implementation of the activities and provide support and guidance to the WADSH and Livelihoods Department;
- Supervises the development and implementation of projects’ timelines and ensuring the projects are on target and regular updates are provided from the WASH and Livelihoods Department;
- Validates the launch of projects activities based on the projects’ implementation/planning timelines and agendas;
- Validates the final selection of the beneficiaries including the selection methodology and the criteria;
- Monitors the work of contractors and subcontractors, other suppliers and projects partners;
- Manages the WASH and Livelihoods program budget, performs regular financial forecasts and projections, regularly checks the expenditure rates and provides timely updates to the Program coordinator pointing to possible underspending, overspendings and other financial deviations;
- Coordinates with Logistics and Finance department to ensure the efficient flow of relevant logistical and administrative/financial information relevant for the implementation of the WASH and Livelihoods activities;
- Shares the “Good receive notes” with Logistic and Finance departments in order to enable the payment.
- Monitor and evaluate WASH and Livelihoods projects:
- Closely monitors key phases of the projects implementation including the initiation phase, implementation phase and closing phase.
- Supports the MEAL Department in defining the monitoring and evaluation tools;
- Regularly checks the monitoring tools (trackers, databases, etc.) in order to follow the progress of the activities implemented;
- Organizes and lead lessons learnt sessions and shares recommendation on the improvement of the projects activities already implemented or to be implemented;
- Participates in the weekly meetings with the Program Coordinator;
- Reports in time both orally and in writing, to the Program Coordinator in case any challenges and constraints occur, and proposes alternative solutions;
- Provides inputs to the monthly SITREP to be validated by the Program Coordinator;
- Writes relevant technical final and progress reports, ad-hoc narrative updates and other relevant reporting papers ;
- Prepares institutional donors reports under the supervision of the Program Coordinator;
- Participates in collecting feedback from the field (local authorities, community members, beneficiaries, partners, etc.) and ensures that timely feedback is provided to any question received and/or that the field team is properly addressing and following up these questions/requests.
- Manage the WASH and Livelihoods team:
- Plans and organizes the daily tasks of the WASH and Livelihoods team, validates their weekly plans and reports and follows up on their daily activities, by providing support and guidance;
- Identifies the staff development needs for the Department and proposes trainings and other capacity building activities;
- Performs regular evaluation of the WASH and Livelihoods staff on a regular basis;
- Facilitates exchange of experiences between the team members in order to motivate the staff, inspire a sense of teamwork and ensure each member’s participation in the decision making process.;
- Participate in the recruitment of new staff by reviewing the job descriptions, defining technical tests and interviews, evaluating the candidates and participating in the final selection panel.
- Contribute in establishing and strengthen local partnerships:
- Sensitizes local partners in the field to the priorities of SIF WASH and Livelihood interventions: organizes and participates in review meetings with SIF partners;
- Follows up on the partnership outputs in order to capitalize the lessons learnt and contribute to the elaboration of new strategies;
- Maintains regular contacts and exchanges information and experience with relevant national and international NGOs, clusters and networks working in the field of WASH and Livelihoods, together with the Program Coordinator;
- Searches for possible new partnerships for future SIF projects, organizes meetings and promotes new partnerships, together with the Program Coordinator
- Participates in relevant clusters’ meetings, workshops and other thematic events;
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- Master’s degree in agriculture, agriculture economy, water, and sanitation.
- At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in an international organization or NGO’s;
- Well-skilled in project cycle management and logical framework methodology;
- Previous experience of minimum 3 years in project management and working with national partner organizations;
- Experience of conducting and managing research and data analysis.
- Ability to write clear, well founded and substantiated project reports and assessments in English;
- Proven financial and administrative management skills;
- Good command of procurement procedures and practice;
- Excellent in written and spoken Arabic and English
- Flexibility and capacity to work effectively beyond working hours;
- Strong interpersonal, organizational and supervisory skills;
- Commitment and punctuality;
- Qualities: team spirit, patient, flexible, open minded, sociable, approachable.
- Knowledge of community based interventions, social cohesion and gender sensitive programs;
- Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability;
- Experience in proposal writing;
- Experience in the field;
- Good knowledge of West Bank Nature;
- Driving license;
Submit a resume in English only (word or PDF), and a cover letter, including three professional references (e-mail address and phone number must be included), and a date of availability to [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The e-mail subject line MUST include the exact name of the position. Deadline to apply is June 24, 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please submit only by email.