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Job Title
Senior Project Officer

To work for
COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale



Field of Work
Operations - Humanitarian/Disasters

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the activities in COOPI under the project. The responsibilities include:

1.In cooperation with the Project Manager, plan, coordinate and monitor activities in compliance with the project workplan and donor requirements.
2.Provide leadership to the field team: organize the works, follow up on activities, supervise the project on the ground, support the evaluation of staff performance, provide counselling, promote a culture of respect and transparency in the team.
3.Reporting: gather information from the team and collect information from the field to be reported to the Project Manager; flag any issues to be followed up by the Project Manager.
4.Stakeholder coordination: be the focal point for dealing with stakeholders at Damascus and field level, listen to their concerns and suggestions, solve matters on the ground if possible, or escalate the issues to the Project Manager.
5.Coordinate with local stakeholders to ensure relevance and acceptability of the project; support the kick-starting of activities in new areas and provide recommendations about possible project design in cooperation with the MEAL Coordinator
6.Assess the need for additional goods/service and report it to the Project Manager and the Procurement and Logistic department on time in order to ensure procurement procedures are respected.
7.Maintain confidentiality and ensure the non-disclosure of any information acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without approval
8.Perform other duties as required.

- Bachelor Degree in Economic, Law, Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, or other field related to social development and humanitarian work.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant implementation experience in FSL or protection-related sector with NGOs, including working in community-based protection (such as working with vulnerable persons)
- Ability to plan activities to reach target results and objectives.
- Experienced in preparing/revising monitoring tools and systems, data collection, and analysis.
- Good understanding of livelihoods and protection concepts in both emergency and development contexts.
- Excellent reporting skills/experience in reporting livelihood and protection activities and issues.
- Ability to plan and organize work under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment.
- Solid team working and management skills in a multicultural environment.
- Positive, problem solver, and dynamic with the ability to motivate and guide staff.
- Builds trust with contacts through openness and honesty.
- Builds strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
- Fluency in English (written and oral).
- Arabic native speaker.

Salary and Benefits
As per UNHCR Salary Scale

About us
We are an independent Italian NGO founded in Milan by Father Vincenzo Barbieri on April 15 1965.

For 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

Today we are present in 24 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, with 150 humanitarian projects reaching almost 2,400,000 people. Since 2006 we have been providing food, education, health and protection to thousands of children in 8 countries through our child sponsorship programs.

Since 1965 we have helped 100 million people, through 1,600 projects in 63 countries, employing 4,500 expatriate and 55,000 local operators.

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Posted On
Jun 16, 2021

Expiry Date
Jul 16, 2021


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