Project Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
A Brighter Tomorrow: Psychosocial Support to Communities in Gaza

Mercy Corps is a non-profit, non-governmental international humanitarian and development organization, registered in the United States and Scotland with offices in more than 40 countries around the world, including the West Bank and Gaza, where the organization has been active in implementing relief and development programs for over a decade. Mercy Corps ‘West Bank and Gaza’ has staff based in East Jerusalem and Gaza City offices that implement programs throughout the Palestinian territories.
Mercy Corps has implemented psychosocial support programs in Gaza since mid-2008 with funding from a range of donors. Mercy Corps new psychosocial project supports the psychosocial well-being of children living in the Gaza Strip. Children and caregivers will benefit from the project through participating in focused psychosocial support interventions. The project will be implemented in Gaza, Gaza North and Rafah governorates, through community organizations that have relevant experience.

Mercy Corps is currently recruiting for the following position based in its Gaza office:

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.

Project Officer (Full Time)

Main Responsibilities: The Project Officer will work directly with the Program Manager and Director to ensure timely coordination between community organizations and other local stakeholder groups for effective implementation of the project. S/he will work with stakeholders to identify children and caregivers most in need, and will be responsible for the implementation of psychosocial support sessions and other relevant psychosocial activities. S/he will also be responsible for the capacity building of selected community organizations. The Project Officer will closely work with Mercy Corps’ financial, administrative, procurement and other program teams to ensure compliance with Mercy Corps and donor regulations and timely project implementation. S/he will be responsible for maintaining relevant project, monitoring and evaluation files and documents.


1-University degree in psychology or related field. A post-graduate degree is preferred.
2-At least 3 years of work experience in the field of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS).
3-Understanding of the social, political, and economic context in the Gaza Strip.
4-Familiarity with psychosocial support guidelines e.g. CABAC, Comfort for Kids & IASC MHPSS.
5-Excellent writing skills in English and Arabic.
6-Proficiency in MS Office.
7-Excellent communication and coordination skills, with strong personality.
8-Excellent planning and administration skills, as well as time and organizational management skills.
9-Initiative, self-reliant and cooperative.
10-Excellent ability to work under pressure and carry out multiple tasks

Qualified persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a one page cover letter and their CV by e-mail to
[email protected] no later than September 15, 2010.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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متطلبات الوظيفة
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Project Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 15 - Sep - 2010
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة No Experience
آلية التقديم
نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.