Program Officer – FS

Ataa Humanitarian Relief Association

Experienced Project Officer adept at planning, implementing, and supervising projects to meet program objectives. Skilled in budget management, stakeholder communication, and risk mitigation. Strong leader committed to team coordination and organizational success. Willing to travel and perform field tasks as needed.

General Work Experience:

Two years in humanitarian organizations.

One year in the same field.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Contributing and cooperating in the successful management and supervision of assigned projects to achieve effective and responsible management of the program.
  • Contributing to the preparation and development of projects plans (detailed implementation plan, procurement plan, human resources plan, spending plan, etc.).
  • Ensure effective program/projects implementation that achieves and fulfills contractual obligations including all partner/donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Ensuring that the projects assigned within the program and their implementation are in line with the needs of the community and the beneficiary.
  • Ensure the implementation of projects assigned within the program with appropriate quality based on relevant standards such as Sphere, CHS, CaLP…etc.
  • Assisting in managing project budgets, understanding and dealing with financial reports.
  • Manage the team effectively and distribute tasks fairly and clearly in cooperation with the program coordinator/director.
  • Ensure proper documentation and compilation of program/project data in collaboration with the Program Coordinator/Director.
  • Maintain appropriate communication with the partner and the donor or benefactor in coordination with supervisors and managers within the program management and partnerships department.
  • Exchange information with donors, core and sub-sector groups, other NGOs and Coordination Structures.
  • Ensure risks are appropriately managed, including financial, safety, security, programmatic and reputational risks.
  • Ensure that all internal and external narrative and program reports (weekly, monthly, interim and final) are submitted within agreed time frames to relevant stakeholders.
  • Follow up on project activities (procurement, payments, technical meetings, human resources, partner meetings, implementation activities).
  • Capacity Building of the relevant project teams regarding the technical and administrative aspects according to the assessment of training needs.
  • Implementing a periodic evaluation of the relevant project team according to the approved models.
  • Represent the program and the association in relevant internal and external meetings in coordination with the program management.
  • Attend training required by the program director.
  • Contribute to building the technical and administrative capabilities of the field program team in coordination with the program director.
  • Performing field tasks required by the position.
  • Travel to follow up on requirements and attend meetings upon request.
  • Attending periodic meetings with the direct manager, subordinates and relevant colleagues to discuss and talk about the latest updates.
  • Adhere to all policies and regulations of the association, such as child protection policy, discrimination, abuse and harassment policy, employee handbook, code of conduct, conflict of interest policy, and embezzlement policy.
  • Full commitment to the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Ataa Association, including the policy of protection from sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, the child safeguarding policy, and striving to ensure the safety of beneficiaries, including children, both psychologically and physically in all projects, offices and facilities of the association. Moreover, trying to create a safe and supportive environment for beneficiaries through full implementation of the aforementioned policies and their annexes.

Qualifications and education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent, or a university degree in the program specialty.
  • It is also preferable to have a project management certificate.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • effective communication
  • Priority management and time management
  • Distance working
  • data analysis
  • writing reports
  • MS Project
  • High skills in managing humanitarian projects
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google Apps

How to apply

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Deadline: 28 Feb 2024

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