GVC – Emergency Coordinator, Palestina
Luogo di lavoro: Estero
Scadenza: 16 ottobre 2016
Disponibilità: dicembre 2016
Emergency Coordinator, Occupied Palestinian Territories
Location: Ramallah with frequent travels to decentralized offices in Hebron, Tubas and Gaza Strip
Job Title: Emergency Coordinator
Type of contract: international position
Starting date: at the latest December 2016
Expected duration: 12 months with possibility of extension
Application deadline: 16th of October 2016
The GVC is considering the appointment of a qualified an Emergency coordinator to be responsible for managing, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and reporting on the activities related to the GVC emergency projects.
Main tasks and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Country Rep, the EC will be required to familiarize himself/herself with all aspects of the execution of the GVC emergency Projects.
More specifically s/he will be responsible for the following:
In collaboration with Country Representative and GVC HQ sector coordinators, develop and implement an appropriate and effective strategy related to the Emergency Sector, setting clear objectives and indicators.
Develop new proposals, aligned to the GVC Country Strategy, in collaboration with Country Representative, the Development Coordinator and GVC HQ sector coordinator, involving a multisector approach, expanding the intervention of GVC in new sectors according
Support donor relations by contributing to the production of various communication products for donors and accompanying donors during the field visits in coordination with programme and field offices colleagues
Provide strategic and technical guidance on key components of GVC’s emergency work to foster good practice and ensure that humanitarian minimum standards are met in all sectors.
Project Development and Management:
Monitor and support planning of project activities, ensuring effective delivery in line with donor requirements and GVC’s mission
Prepare internal and external reports to ensure effective information flows and external reporting deadlines are met
Ensure timely information on progress and results is available by compiling, organizing, analyzing, monitoring, and preparing data for situation reports, fact sheets, donor reports, briefing notes, and other reporting products
Undertake field visits to gather the information on results related to the emergency response activities to ensure that all data from the field is captured, documented and reported in a results-based and timely manner for donors and internal purposes
Provided high quality editing and formatting for emergency response related documents for external audience
Communication and coordination:
Participate in Cluster/Groups coordination meetings and other emergency working groups or meetings as required, representing GVC and feeding back to the Country Representative and GVC HQ sector coordinators on relevant issues
Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned project staff, GVC HQ sector coordinators as well as other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships.
Provide effective representation for GVC to donors, national and local authorities, partners and other relevant stakeholders in the country
Identify learning and training opportunities for project staff and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff
Deliver high quality results in line with GVC strategy in order to maintain the reputation of the organization into Clusters/Groups and other working groups.
Comply with GVC policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
Perform other responsibilities as agreed with the line management
An advanced university degree or equivalent in the field of Social or Political Science, Devel-opment Studies, International relations, Project Management.
Knowledge of main donors’ policy and procedures (UN Agencies, Europeaid, Italian Coopera-tion).
Project Development and proposal writing.
Project Management Cycle.
Valid and clean driving license.
Essential experience and personal skills:
Minimum 6 years’ of relevant working experience in related fields with a focus in the Protec-tion sector.
Fluent in written and spoken English;
Previous work experience with international NGOs will be preferred.
Good communication and leadership skills
Ability to perform under stress condition
Capacity to autonomously work and in problems prevention/resolution
Ability to think strategically and conceptually and to translate these into concrete results.
Ability to identify, initiate and maintain good relationships with partner organizations, donors and national authorities including building professional relationships with senior decision-makers and influencers / leaders.
Proven organizational skills and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks while fostering quality, team spirit and positive working relationships with colleagues.
Strong interpersonal relationships and demonstrated ability to leverage business networks and partnerships for continued growth.
Demonstrates integrity by modelling the NGO values and ethical standards.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Computer skills, in particular MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Project
Previous experience in Middle East countries would be considered an asset
Knowledge of Arabic would be considered an asset
Application procedure: sendo CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, reference P4; only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.