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Field Operations Coordinator - South

Handicap International

2 - 3 years Amman - Jordan

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Detail of advert DIR-020-JTO-4252
Field Operations Coordinator - South
Country: Jordan
Location: Amman
Starting date: 10/09/2018
Duration of the mission : 12 months
Closing date for applications : 15/07/2018
Posting reference : DIR-020-JTO-4252
CONTEXT :
Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
For further information about the association: http://www.hi.org/
The Syrian crisis is the greatest humanitarian crisis of the last 20 years. According to the latest UN figures, about 13.5 million people are currently affected by the crisis in Syria, including about 6.5 million IDPs, while over 5.6 million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries or in Europe. The current humanitarian response only provides a patchy and partial coverage of the growing humanitarian needs. Seven years after the beginning of the crisis, the number of injured persons in Syria keeps rising, with a severe lack of health and psychosocial support. In hard-to-reach areas and/or areas of new displacement, local populations and IDPs are in need of emergency assistance in terms of food, household essential items, and other basic needs. The inclusion of the most vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, in the humanitarian response remains a major concern.
HI is managing a large humanitarian programme portfolio from four different hubs, along four main pillars:
1. Provision of physical and functional rehabilitation (including P&O provision) and psychosocial support through support to health partners (hospitals, care houses, psychosocial support centres, local NGOs) through training, technical supervisions and donations of assistive devices and/or equipment and direct management of HI teams.
2. Emergency response to the basic needs of vulnerable people affected by sudden crisis, through one-shot distributions of food baskets, household essential items and hygiene kits, and through the management of an adapted humanitarian coordination mechanism for emergency responses.
3. Education to the risks and effects caused by conventional weapons (including mines, explosive remnants of war and small arms light weapons) and urgent marking of hazardous areas;
4. Training and technical support to other humanitarian actors on the inclusion of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable persons in the humanitarian response (with a special focus on inclusive health and inclusive livelihoods).
The actual intervention is based on a mix of remote management of national teams, remote partnerships with local structures and organizations, and direct implementation of programs.
DESCRIPTION :
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE MISSION
Line-manager: South Area Coordinator
Funding body(ies): SDC, GAC, WHO, UNMAS, EC, SIDA, NMFA, DANIDA, Size of budget managed: About 3 M in 2017
Duration of funding (project): 2 years
Size of team: 2 international staff / 17 national staff
100 partner staff (approx.)
Number of persons directly managed: 3 (2 Project Managers and 1 MEAL Manager)
MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION
The South Hub is currently implementing programs under health, humanitarian mine action, livelihoods and inclusion pillars. Expected growth of programmes in 2018 include the Inclusive Health programme and a new Livelihoods programme.
The South Programme Coordinator will be responsible for all programmes of the Hub together with the PMs. He/she will:
- Support, guidance and management of the Programme teams
- Ensure compliance with HI guidelines and tools, budget regulations, donors requirements and quality insurance
- Ensure strong coordination with the Area Coordinator, the Coordination team and South Hub Support Services Team
OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION
Under the responsibility of the Area Coordinator, in close collaboration with the PMs, the South Hub programme teams and in link with Coordination office team, she/he will:
- Lead the overall program strategy of the Hub
- Ensure programs implementation in compliance with HI and donors standards
- Provide management and leadership to the Hub program team
- Ensure external representation of the Hub at the relevant meetings
- Replace the Area Coordinator and the Project Managers when needed
The complete job description will be shared with short-listed candidates.
PROFIL:
Qualification(s)
- Bachelor s or Master s degree in project management or any relevant field
Experience
- Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the field related to the position (Program, Project Management, MEAL)
- Experience managing complex teams
- Experience with budget management
- Experience in donor reporting
- Experience with partnership management
- Experience in staff capacity building
- Experience in HI sectors of intervention (health, risk education, inclusion) would be preferable
Skills
- Excellent English writing skills
- Strong computer skills
- Strong level of analysis and management
- Strategic vision
- Capacity to integrate in a complex organization setup with multiple layers of communication
Personal qualities
- Strong level of autonomy and initiative
- Strong organizational and reporting skills
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
- Ability to work under pressure
- Diplomat, able to work collaboratively in a team
- Sense of humour
LANGUAGE(S):
SPECIFICS :
This is a mobile position. Employee should expect to spend at least 20% of their working time outside of Jordan.
CONDITIONS:
Starting date : September 2018
Length of the contract: 12 months
Salary from 2760 gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate
Perdiem : 588 net/month
Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
Paid holiday : 25 days per year
R&R : Level 1 = 1 day per month
Status : position open to couples/families
Housing : Collective or individual depending on the status


Industry Type : NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit
Functional Area : Administration

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Project Management Technical Support Support Services Field Operations Operations Coordinator Partnership Management Program Coordinator Budget Management Area Coordinator

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