Senior Development Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Title: Senior Development Officer

Main Duty Station and Location: Ramallah (Palestine)

Mission/s to: Possible travel within the region and internationally

Contract duration: 1 year with 3-month probationary period - extension based on performance

About Al-Haq
Al-Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organization based in Ramallah, West Bank. Established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), the organization has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
Al-Haq documents violations of the individual and collective rights of Palestinians in the OPT, irrespective of the identity of the perpetrator, and seeks to end such breaches by way of advocacy before national and international mechanisms and by holding the violators accountable. Al-Haq conducts research; prepares reports, studies and interventions on breaches of international human rights and humanitarian law in the OPT; and undertakes advocacy before local, regional and international bodies. Al-Haq also cooperates with Palestinian civil society organizations and governmental institutions in order to ensure that international human rights standards are reflected in Palestinian law and policies. The organization has a specialized international law library for the use of its staff and the local community.
Al-Haq is the winner of the 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic and the West Bank affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists - Geneva and is a member of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Habitat International Coalition (HIC), the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), and the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO).
About the position: 
The Senior Development Officer will be stationed at Al-Haq’s office in Ramallah. The role of the Senior, includes, but is not limited to drafting proposals for fundraising, narrative reports, and written responses to requests from partner organizations or donor agencies. With the support of the development officer and under the direct supervision of the Program Director, but will work in the cooperation with other Head of Departments. The incumbent will manage donors’ relations together with the General Director and provide the necessary support to enhance the work of Al-Haq.  
Programmatic and Administrative tasks:
  • Responsible for supervision of the development and finalization of proposals for project and programmatic support;
  • Participate in Al-Haq’s Program Committee;
  • Provide strategic and technical advice to senior management team around opportunities for grant-based funding;
  • Ensure rights-based approach and mainstreaming gender in programming;
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies and other organizational capacity building activities in coordination with the Program Director and Administration;
  • Ensure the implementation of project and program activities in accordance with grant agreements in coordination with the Program Director;
  • Lead in the development and dissemination organizational narrative reports;
  • Contribute to organizational planning and strategy development;
  • Supervise the maintenance of departmental records;
Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) tasks:
  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of core, program, and project activities for the organization in line with strategic and annual action plans;
  • Institutionalize the development of necessary tools to be used for M&E and for collecting the information related to project and program outputs, outcomes, and impacts to ensure compliance with grant agreements;
  • Supervise the monitoring of grant expenditures where necessary, in coordination with the Program Director, and Finance Director;
  • Manage grant-based reporting in line with agreements and in coordination with the Finance Director;
  • Oversee the collection of information needed to evaluate the progress of grant implementation;
Donor Communication tasks:
  • Responsible for the management of donor and partner relationships and maintaining open communication;
  • Pursue opportunities for networking and partnerships, including convening relevant meetings with potential funders;
  • Ensure the dissemination of relevant materials and information to donors and partners;
  • Lead the implementation of biannual briefings for partners;
The employee will remain available to participate in any of Al-Haq’s other activities as needed or in an area of the employee’s interest, dependent on the workload entailed by the employee’s primary responsibilities.
This description is not exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to undertake duties that are broadly in line with the above responsibilities.

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Master degree in Development studies, social studies or any related field.
Project Management Professional certification or equivalent is desired. 
  • At least three years of professional experience in fundraising and proposal writing.  
  • Demonstrated ability in securing grants and from states, unions, corporations, foundations, individuals and other private funding sources.
  • Demonstrated ability in planning and implementing long- and short-range development initiatives in conjunction with strategic planning processes.
  • Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of development objectives.
  • Ability to foster highly effective working relationships within a team environment. 
  • Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
  • Program planning and leadership skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups. 
  • Demonstrated interest in human rights and the work of non-governmental organizations; 
Required Skills: 
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, and strong organizational skills;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and partners.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision and work independently;
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work in response to deadlines and organizational needs; 
Computer skills, including: Internet, e-mail, MS Office applications (including MS Outlook); 
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English is required. No exception. 
French and/or Hebrew are desired. 
Core values:
  1. Integrity;
  2. Professionalism;
  3. Respect for diversity and gender equality.
Core competencies:
  1. Results orientation; 
  2. Planning and organization;
  3. Communication and trust;
  4. Team orientation;
  5. Organizational development and innovation;
  6. Time management;
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Senior Development Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 19 - Mar - 2022
المكان رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية الماجستير
الخبرة 3 Years
آلية التقديم
Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three professional references should be submitted by 19 March 2022 to: [email protected]. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please use “Senior Development Officer” as the subject of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Al-Haq is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. 
نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.