Senior Project Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
 Generic Function: Manager (Projet Manager or equivalent)
JobTitle: Senior Project Officer- JWB
Reports to (Functional): Head of Jerusalem and West Bank Office
Salary level: Grade 4 
Working time in% : 100%  
Reports to (Hierarchically and functionally): Head of Jerusalem and West Bank Office
Functional link with: 
Program Coordinator, Access to Justice specialist
Logistic and Security Coordinator  Finance and Admin Coordinator
Quality and Accountability Coordinator
Supervises (Number of subordinates): Direct:   0                          Indirect: 0
Work location (Country + city): Jerusalem, with possiblity to travel in West Bank and to Jordan on a occasional basis. 
Job Duration: one year with the possibility of extention 
General Responsibilities (Overall purpose)
Background Information
Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a leading organization worldwide on child protection, which accumulates over 40 years of experience in the Palestinian context. Tdh aims at contributing to develop and improve the child protection systems and juvenile and gender justice.  Under the Sawasya Program, funded by UNICEF, which aims at advancing the rule of law, gender justice and human rights, Tdh aims at contributing to develop and improve child protection and Juvenile justice systems. This is through revising the National child protection referral, upgrading the capacities of case managers, enhancing the restorative approach and in particular by promoting alternatives to trials, detention and specialized custodial care for children, better prevention and reintegration, and synergies in contexts of legal pluralism. 
For this particular position, Tdh is looking for a strong experience professional who is results-oriented, people-skilled, dynamic and proactive. The candidate will lead, guide and support all activities related to Child Protection and Access to Justice, ensuring quality project cycle management in all stages in close collaboration with Tdh team, donor,  local partners and stakeholders in the West Bank and strictly following Tdh and donor standards. In order to accomplish the aforementioned, s/he should combine managerial and technical leadership and experience managing Access to Justice projects, including with a broader knowledge of child protection principles in program development, gender and protection mainstreaming expertise.
Specific Responsibilities / Context  (Tasks)
1. Project Management and Development
  • Ensure planning of the Access to Justice Project in accordance with project’s objectives, activities and targets outlined within Project Documents and in line with project’s budgets.
  • Ensure that activities are appropriately and timely performed. When deemed necessary, amendments to the current and future projects, in consultation with the Jerusalem and West Bank Head of Office and Access to Justice Regional and MCD specialists. 
  • Plan and organize regular meetings with representatives of local authorities ( mainly MOSD and AGO) and other stakeholders working on justice and child protection in the West Bank.
  • In collaboration with the JWB Head of Office and with the Finance Coordinator, forecast expenditures and track activities expenses (monthly).
  • Involve the community actors, where appropriate, in the protection processes of children in contact with the law.
  • Prepare the ToR for the consultancies needed for the project and follow up closely with the consultants on the deliverables.
  • Ensure follow-up of the roll out of all guidelines, SOPs, produced through the project, including the organization of capacity building events for the relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of new proposals for funding and advise on their technical soundness and financial feasibility. 
  • Ensure compliance of the A2J Country Strategy as part of the Country Strategy of the Delegation.
  • Assist in timely and accurate delivery of information, analytical inputs and maintenance of an updated M&E framework per project. 
  • Prepare and update regularly the project follow up sheet ( PFU) as per Tdh standards.
  • Proper and regular documentation of all project activities in the West Bank and monthly management of sources of verification.
  • Assist in preparation of field visits as requested.
2. Representation, Coordination and Liaison
  • Actively propose and ensure regular meetings with the formal justice actors in the West Bank; MOSD Key staff,  the Child Protection Officers under the MoSD, Principles of  Rehabilitation/Care centres, Attorney General Office (AGO). 
  • Network with other (I)NGOs and entities working in the West Bank in A2J/Child Protection related areas in the interest of information sharing and best practices.
  • Preparation of minutes of meetings and reports on technical and representative meetings held with different actors in the West Bank.
  • Attend relevant external meetings held in the West Bank at sector level, in order to ensure that Tdh’s aims and activities are shared and coordinated with partners.
  • Attend relevant clusters’ working group meetings such as Child Protection Area of responsibility. 
  • Actively contribute within the different activities, learning tasks and working groups in the MENA A2J Programme.
3. Reporting and communication 
  • Produce and submit a monthly report and contribute to quarterly reports.
  • Assist in the drafting and submission of donor reports.
  • Assist in drafting of A2J thematic reports as required.
  • In collaboration with the delegation Communication Focal Point, provide regular internal and external communication products focusing on Access to Justice for MENA Newsletter, websites, Twitter and Facebook MENA webpages, etc.
  • Upon completion of the assignment, submit detailed handover notes.
4. Security 
  • Comply with Tdh Security Regulations 
  • Participate in updating security plans, as needed.
  • Knows and implements institutional policies on security, child protection, PSEA and Code of Conduct and fraud prevention; ensures the staff know and implement the procedures in their day-to-day work;
  • Commits to ensure the best implementation possible of the Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP) in her/his area, including participation in annual audit, and reviews and updates of action plan;
  • Commits to inform the Country Representative and/or the National Safeguarding Focal Point and/or the Head of MENA Region and to deal with any case of any allegations or possibility of transgression, even potential, of the CSP.
5.  Project Monitoring, accountability and learning support 
  • Collaborate and plans project activity and output indicator reporting along with the Q&A support team
  • Oversees accurate project implementation reporting; reviews and supports projects staff with project records and registers upkeeping. 
  • Ensure partner & direct implementation is monitored on a regular basis for quality standards, through schedule visits, data quality audits, spot check / verification visits against reports, and reports reviews 
  • Ensure donor, and other internal reporting deadlines are met with high quality reports with accurate information.
  • Support the accountability (complaints / feedback response mechanism) through follow-up of complaints that come through the CFRM channels and support in the resolution and closure of operation / programmatic complaints
  • Fosters a learning environment along with the Q&A staff and promotes critical reflection of project activities and interventions.

6. Others

  • Supports the leadership team to organize and facilitate, conferences, exchange of experience mission and field visits for external management staff and donor representatives.
  • Any other duty as required by the line supervisor.   
This role requires a mastery of Personal, Social and Leadership Competencies (PSLC), Technical and Methodological Competencies (TMC) and Management and Strategic Competencies (MSC)
In particular:
Sound personal organizational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritization of tasks, and working under pressure
• Communication of professional needs in a clear, concise and responsible manner;
• Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity;
• Tolerance and acceptance of diversity;
• Flexibility and strong adaptation skills.

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Requirements for the position 
  • A bachelor’s degree social science, law, or other relevant degree in line with the position responsibilities. Master degree is preferred.
  • High level knowledge of national, regional and international legislations pertaining to the criminal justice system, juvenile justice, child protection, etc.
  • Knowledge and interest of gender issues and ability to mainstream gender considerations into programming.
  • At least  5 years of experience in similar position preferably with an (I)NGO.
  • Excellent communication, coordination and representation skills.
  • Previous experience and exposure to relevant actors working in A2J in Palestine would be highly desirable.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficiency of English & Arabic languages is required
  • Flexible, willing to travel;
  • Excellent computer skills;
Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies:
Fully complies with Tdh’s Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff
Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including: Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies
Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene in. 
This job description may be amended in line with the activities or evolution of the Mission.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Senior Project Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 28 - Aug - 2021
المكان القدس
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

Tdh will only consider complete applications corresponding to the required profile. Applications must include a complete CV and a covering letter and should be sent to the following e-mail address: [email protected] Additional documents such as diplomas and work certificates will only be required in case of an interview.

Deadline for applications is August 28, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Indicate Senior Project Officer- Jerusalem and West Bank in the subject of the email

Only short/listed candidates will be contacted. If you are not shortlisted, your file will be destroyed by us, according to the rules on data protection. 

Tdh provides equal working conditions for men and women. Furthermore, for candidates with equivalent qualifications and for positions with responsibilities, applications from women are strongly encouraged those as well from people with diverse backgrounds. 

The recruitment and selection procedures of Tdh reflect our commitment for child security and protection
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