Project Technical Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Position: Project Technical Officer
Contract duration:      6 months renewable 
Location: Ramallah (with frequent visits to all over West Bankand Hebron’s office)
Starting Date 1st Feb 2022
 
I-Background on ACTED
 
ACTED is an international NGO registered in France. ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future. ACTED started its activities in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in May 2007. ACTED is currently implementing projects covering multiple humanitarian / development sectors, funded by of a variety of international donors, which aim at protecting vulnerable households and strengthening civil society actors across the oPt. ACTED oPt offers a dynamic, rigorous and knowledge-orientated working environment.
 
II-Country Profile

In the occupied Palestinian territory, ACTED is both committed to humanitarian assistance and long-term development. ACTED strives to strengthen the economic capacities of cooperatives in rural areas, consolidate civil society organisations, and provide emergency assistance to the most vulnerable, rural communities in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza . ACTED currently seeks a Project Technical Officer for its humanitarian operations in Palestine. 

III-Position Profile
 
The Project Technical Officer is responsible for carrying out field assessments, implementation of responses , technical assistance , stock management assistance and other related field work.
 
Position Summary

Technical Assistance 

  • Prepare technical drawings on ‘’Autocad’’ or other tool, as preferred or requested.
  • Responsible to conduct field technical assessments to assure the standard quality of materials to be provided (specifications and installation).
  • Verify that the construction works are corresponding to the design, and the quality of the installed materials meets the desired standards. 
  • Provide technical support to the rest of the team on topics related to his expertise
  • Support the project manager in the structural design of houses eligible for project support 

Field Work and implementation 

  • Complete beneficiary assessment forms as stipulated in project tools
  • Review and compare ACTED and OCHA assessments to ensure compatibility. 
  • Keep in touch with the beneficiaries after the emergency response and update the emergency project manager of any urgent matters.
  • Ensure smooth cooperation with ACTED partners and maintain systematic lines of communication 
  • Report any complaint raised by beneficiaries through the agreed mechanism. 
  • Contribute to program improvement by making suggestions to the AME team and the line manager.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the line manager or the Projects Coordinator
  • Visit households affected by an incident and eligible for assessment, and fill in the related assessment form (which includes a risk analysis).
  • Coordinate and maintain continuous relations with local authorities, stakeholders and UN bodies, in order to inform more accurate decision making processes and contribute to more efficient work.
  • Advise the project manager on any discrepancies between ACTED’s and OCHA’s assessments.
  • Coordinate with the suppliers, beneficiaries and partner NGOs to ensure a rapid and efficient delivery / installation, trying to mitigate field risks.
  • Ensure a proper delivery and installation of the agreed material items / cash grants to the agreed locations, and confirm that the assistance meets the agreed contract specifications. Ensure an efficient use of resources.
  • Make sure that outstanding needs are referred as soon as possible to the information management officer.
  • Produce first drafts of incident reports, when an incident report is needed.
  • Update daily the line manager about the situation of the ongoing activities.
  • When requested, participate to visits/meetings with donors, clusters, partners and/or stakeholders, complying fully with ACTED standards and principles.
  • Report to the project manager and logistics officer any threat/ harassment/ particular risk faced in the field.
  • Attend the weekly emergency meetings, and the monthly coordination meetings.

Produce an organized documentation and filing:

  • Produce soft and hard copy organized filing for all forms or reports submitted, archived with proper naming and avoiding duplications.
  • Timely fill in the online tracking system, shared with the information management officer. Update the Information Management Officer and the line manager if relevant on any information that should be added to the tracker/database/ management tools.
  • When requested (always for external meetings), submit timely reports/minutes to the line manager (also the Country director, for external meetings).

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
IV-Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in relevant field with good skills to implement and manage quality control on different programs.
  • Proven experience working with NGOs, INGOs, possibly in similar roles.
  • Ability and experience to write reports and follow-up execution of projects’ activities.
  • Very good knowledge of West Bank villages and ability of movement in the field, including insecure environments.
  • Able to commit to flexible working hours and willing to travel whenever necessary.
  • Ability to work in a team, under pressure, ability to take initiative, make decisions, monitor and evaluate. Capable in planning and problem solving.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments & meet deadlines with willingness to travel to the field independently
  • Mature professional attitude, excellent communcation, creative and flexible with ability to work in a team.
  • Computer skills, especially on the technical-related softwares and including the ability to operate Microsoft Office Pack 
  • Excellent in written & spoken English/ Arabic with technical report writing 
  • Valid Driving license (with clean record) is compulsory 
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Project Technical Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 31 - Dec - 2021
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 4 Years
التصنيف الهندسة
آلية التقديم
Interested candidates are invited to send CV, and three references (in English) no later than December 31st, 2021 to: ([email protected]), indicating the position (Project Technical Officer) in the subject line. 
The selection committee will review all applications as they are received. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be received.
نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.