Senior Project Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
Generic Function: Specialiste / Officer
JobTitle: Senior Project Officer
Reports to (Hierarchically): Head of Gaza Office
Strong functional link with:  Collaborate with Palestine/ Jordan delegation team
Working time in%: 100%  
Supervises (Number of subordinates): Direct:   0                          Indirect: 0
Work location (Country + city): Gaza
Job Duration: 11 months

General Responsibilities (Overall purpose)

Background Information

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a leading worldwide reference on child protection, which accumulates over 40 years of experience in the Palestinian context. Tdh aims at contributing to developing and improving child protection systems, including within the humanitarian sector. Tdh’s strategic plan creates a comprehensive framework for action that combines axes on operations, advocacy, research, and quality and accountability, with a view to creating lasting and meaningful change in the lives of children. Under the Humanitarian Fund, Tdh aims at strengthening community-based mechanisms in performing inclusive preventative and responsive child protection and GBV services for children and adults in Gaza strip through provision of specialized individual case management, structured psychosocial support, cash assistance, and referral to specialized mental health services, as needed

The Senior Project Officer will ensure the coordination and completion of the project on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of project. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of the project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

The successful candidate will work directly with partners and children and their families to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible to fulfill target group’s needs. 

Specific Responsibilities / Context  (Tasks)

Project Management 

  • Coordinate internal resources and partners for the execution of the project
  • Ensure that the project activities are delivered on time, within the scope and within budget
  • Re-plan as necessary involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using M&E and learning following Tdh and donor standards
  • Report on a monthly and quarterly basis following Tdh standards and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the partners, children and families
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on Budget re-planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting
  • Participate as an active member in regular internal coordination meetings, in which s/he presents a detailed review of current achievements, challenges faced and options considered for the project;
  • Develop and maintain liaisons with relevant ministries and entities in order to facilitate work development progress;
  • Regular attendance of Tdh in relevant Cluster meetings at local level and that a proper dataflow/information restitution within the office, and with others departments in the delegation where appropriate, is done;
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend capacity building opportunities as required to maintain proficiency
  • Support formulation /planning of other project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Technical Quality

  • Ensure child meaningful participation in the project 
  • Provides technical support and guidance to the project team and partners as necessary following child protection standards and GBV.
  • Support Case management knowledge and practice 
  • Review project and activities as necessary to include gender, disability and child protection minimum standards in all Tdh activities.

Organizational Policies

  • Promote and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Terre des hommes Palestine. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Tdh’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values
  • Is aware of, abides by and promotes the practices and values set out in all other Tdh policies and procedures such as the Internal Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures and other policies;
  • Undertake all other duties that may be requested by the line manager and that is compatible with the job.

Reporting & Communication

  • Produce and submit a monthly report and contribute to quarterly reports.
  • Produce case studies and success stories of children and families benefited from the Project Activities
  • Assist in the drafting and submission of donor reports, and follow-up with partners for timely inputs.
  • In collaboration with the Tdh staff, provide regular internal and external communication products focusing on the project activities that will be published for websites, Twitter and Facebook MENA webpages, etc.
  • Proper and regular documentation of all project activities in the Gaza Strip and monthly management of sources of verification.

Child Safeguarding Policy- Safety and Security

  • Comply with Tdh Security Regulations.
  • Knows and implements institutional policies on security, child protection, PSEA and Code of Conduct and fraud prevention; 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;


  • Knows and implements all institutional policies and internal regulations of Terre des hommes with a particular focus on the Institutional Media and Communication policies
  • Any other duty as required by the line supervisor.   


Competencies: This function requires the mastery of Personal, Social and Leadership Competencies (PSLC), Technical and Methodological Competencies (TMC) as well as Professional Competencies

In particular: 

  • Familiar with the context of children and families affected by conflict or children at risk of violence and especially SGBV.
  • Committed and self-motivated 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills: in a clear, concise and responsible way
  • Shares knowledge Masters the tools and applications both general and activity-specific based.

Pays attention to the best practices and develops the professional practices related to the field of work or area of responsibility

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة

Requirements for the position 


The Senior Project Officer is expected to have the following competencies to fulfil his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or master’s level qualification in appropriate field of social science studies, preferably social work, sociology, psychology, or another related field of studies
  • Equivalent work experience, at least 5 years with INGOs 
  • Experience with GBV, Child Protection case management and MHPSS
  • Experience working with local partners
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Sound knowledge of budget planning, execution, monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to work independently with minimum level of supervision 
  • Demonstrated experience in working in partnership with local partners, experience in capacity building, training development and facilitation in areas of project implementation  
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, in both Arabic and English. 
  • Understanding of inclusion related issues such as gender, child, disability, etc.
  • Valid driving license
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Senior Project Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 30 - Mar - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
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 March 30, 2022, at 04:00 pm

Indicate Senior Project Officer - Gaza Strip 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

نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.