Medical Aid for Palestinians MAP-UK, works for the health and dignity of Palestinians living under occupation and as refugees. MAP is seeking three highly skilled staff to be hired and based at MAP’s Gaza office.
Community Development Programme Manager
Under the supervision of the Director of Programme (DoP) Gaza, the post-holder is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation and monitoring of MAP’s community based programmes.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
-Managing MAP’s community based projects, ensuring objectives are achieved, financial procedures are strictly adhered to, budgets are closely monitored and financial and narrative reports are produced as required
-Providing technical support and training to local community partners/community based organizations in order to ensure programme implementation and monitoring, in line with MAP’s standards Supervision of Programme Assistant (involving management, training and development, mentoring, performance appraisals etc.)
-Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with local community based partners and other key stakeholders including international NGOs and UN organizations for the implementation and coordination of activities
-Working with MAP colleagues and partners to identify, design and develop new project proposals and concept notes
-Supporting DoP to develop MAP’s annual operational plan for the Gaza Strip ensuring compliance with programming policies and procedures.
-Supporting MAP’s fundraising and communication needs and liaising with key stakeholders in order to identify and secure institutional funding for MAP’s community based programmes
-Representing MAP with local partners and externally as required
Qualifications and Experience:
-Master’s Degree in public or community health, development or other related field; first degree in health-related subject desirable.
-Minimum of 5 years of experience working in development programming
-Proven track record working collaboratively with civil society, communities, local NGO partners and Ministry officials.
-Substantial experience of project management including project design, planning, monitoring and evaluation
-Experience in management of donor grants and project budgets
-Experience in managing staff
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Arabic
-Self-starter, able to work alone or as part of a team
-Driving license and ability to travel in and outside Gaza
Application procedure and deadline:
Candidates should submit a CV and covering letter, naming two professional referees to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 GMT on 19th November 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
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