Project: Toward Just & Secure Future For Women | Report to: Executive director of Aisha Association | Location: Gaza Strip | Contract: 6 months (renewable) | Starting date: As soon as possible
AISHA Association for Women and Child Protection (AISHA), established in 2009, is an independent Palestinian women organization working to achieve gender integration through economic empowerment and psychosocial support to marginalized groups in the Gaza Strip with focus on Gaza City and the North area. AISHA seeks to protect women and children from violence through supporting, empowering, and raising awareness of important psychological, social, legal, and economic issues.
Aisha intends to carry out a new project namely “Toward Just & Secure Future For Women” in partnership with The UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) under the Access to justice program that aims to Enhanced rule of law and community access to justice in the Gaza Strip.
The key function of the Project Coordinator is to provide logistical and co-ordination support to the team working on the project funded by the UN WOMEN. Under the direct supervision of (Executive Director of Aisha Association), the Project Coordinator will carry out all planned activities in an effective and timely manner. She/ he will supervise the field workers working for this project. In addition to that, she/ he will ensure that the project implementation is according to the milestones set in the approved action plan and required quality criteria Such that, she/ he will participate in analysis of the target group.
-Coordinate project activities with the project team and with partner.
-Actively coordinate a range of project tasks and to ensure timely delivery, monitoring and reporting of them.
-Oversee and manage day to day implementation of project activities in close collaboration with the project staff, as per set in the action plan
-Manage the processes related to the assessment, planning, implementation, and follow up activities.
-Engage with stakeholders including organizing and facilitating meetings
-Prepare periodic narrative and analytical reports on the project activities and progress.
-Contribute to writing success stories, and other documents, as required.
-Provide the field workers with advice/ feedback once needed.
-Contribute to the planning, preparations, and undertaking of various procurement activities. [where relevant]
-Perform quality assurance field visits for the targeted families, verifying the collected and computerized data among beneficiaries of the program through an ongoing follow-up basis with appropriateness.
-Ensure efficient internal monitoring of the project, and compliance with funder’s requirements.
-Collect and maintain accurate and up-to-date information on all activities and results.
-Participate in the preparation of materials required for the training.
-Build networking ties and cooperation with relevant institutions
-Represent the project and its activities in a positive and professional conduct on a permanent basis.
-Participate in the meetings of the working crew and other related meetings
-Perform any other work entrusted to him / her by the Executive Director
QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
-Bachelor Degree in public administration
-At least 2 years of proven experience in managing/ coordination of projects, preferably related to women and children issues.
-Working experience in community development projects.
-Working experience in women projects.
-Excellent organizational and planning monitoring and evaluation skills - able to schedule and priorities people and activities to meet operational deadlines.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills including negotiating and influencing skills and ability to write clear & concise reports.
-Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English
-Proficiency in computer skills and Microsoft Application (Work, Excel, Power Point, etc)
-Ability to handle multi-tasks in a fast paced environment.
To apply send a covering letter in English demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the post along with your CV (which should include three references out of which two must be from the direct supervisors of your current and/or most recent employment) to:
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 07 October 2015
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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