MA’AN Development Center is looking to fill the following position in its office in Gaza Strip: Community Development Program Officer (Full Time)
Maan is an independent Palestinian development and training organization established in January, 1989, registered by law as a non-profit organization. MA’AN's work is informed by the necessity of creating independent, self-reliant initiatives that lead to the development of human resources for sustainable development, which incorporate values of self-sufficiency and self-empowerment.
Position title: Community Development Program Officer
The Program Officer will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team. This position will be involved in program development, co-ordination of projects implementation, monitoring and tracking ongoing projects, resource development, building partnerships particularly with CBO's and lead the program operation in the field.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -
-Able to realize the development trends, policy intervention and innovations in the program's areas of focus to enhance the effectiveness of program strategy.
-Helping to plan and implement the different projects activities and supervise the staff in the field.
-Developing partnerships with other institutions to extend the impact of the program activities.
-Working with and managing all the program staff.
-Monitoring and tracking ongoing projects and initiatives, including evaluating and reporting to program people, partners and donors.
-Working closely with other programs at Maan and facilitating cross-program collaboration.
-Conducting site visits for pending and active projects.
-Review projects activities and provide critical analysis of projects strengths, weaknesses and risks.
-Assisting with all program efforts to enhance the sustainability of the Community Development Program.
Minimum 5 years of employment in the field of community development programs: Project coordination, trainings, monitoring budgets, management, project design, monitoring & evaluation.
Experience working within the NGO sector and a strong background in initiating and implementing programs. Highly organized, reliable attention to details and ability to work independently when needed. Good experience in Project Cycle Management including the development of project’s logical frame work and its components. Excellent communication skills and inter-personal skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, partners and donors. ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, prioritize workload and multi-task.
Mature work practices, highly motivated and demonstrate sound judgment.
Integrity and strong identification with MAAN Core Values
Education: At minimum a Bachelor's degree in relevant field or MA with at least 3 year experience.
Duration: One Year with possibility of extension
Directly Reporting to: Program Manager.
Candidates with experience in the following field are encouraged to apply for this position, Cover letter and curriculum vitae in English including the names and contact details for three reference, are to be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, please ensure that you state the title of the post that you are applying for as subject of your email COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OFFICER.
CLOSING DATE:19th. Jan 2015
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