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Job Title
Project Officer

To work for
COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

Program Implementation and Support
- Set-up Workplan for protection activities in compliance with project results and donor requirements.
-Provide leadership to the project field team (Field Officers, Caseworkers, and Social Workers) coordinating and supervising the activities and timely addressing challenges during implementation.
- Assist the Project Manager in doing thorough analysis month financial reports before to identify under spent/overspent project budget lines and draw up comprehensive plan to utilize allocated budget as per the project work plan.
- Assess the needs for goods/services to support activities and report them to the Project Manager ensuring follow up of procurements with Logistic department.
- Establish and maintain relationships with local partners (SARC), local stakeholders and INGOs through effective communication and negotiation in order to ensure achievement of project outcomes.
- In coordination with local partner, support assessments to identify protection needs and gaps in current and prospective areas of operations and prepare SITREP to feed into new project proposals.

Reporting and Documentation
- Monitor project performance against the protocols designed for the program and ensure action points are addressed in their respective timeframe.
- Ensure that projects reporting (internal and external) is completed in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with donor requirements.
- Conduct systematic documentation of projects in the form of case studies, video clips, photos, lessons learnt etc.
- Develop/strengthen protection MEAL tools, in collaboration with project field staff and MEAL.
- Ensure the implementation of sufficient monthly monitoring and evaluation of FSL projects.
- Ensure proper filling and data storage for Protection/FSL related activities for all the projects.
- Assist the Head of Programme/Project Manager in the dissemination of the findings and results of surveys and ongoing analysis within COOPI.
- Ensure the implementation of sufficient monthly monitoring and evaluation of FSL projects.
- Ensure that Protection/FSL data is collected, archived, processed, analyzed and disseminated in ethical modalities, in line with internal data protection protocols.
- Undertale regular field monitoring visits to assess ongoing activities and prepare reports to monitor quality of programmes implementation.

- Organize ad hoc protection meeting with field staff, under his/her direct supervision, and other staff as relevant to share challenges and priorities and develop action plans to address them.
- Ensure that project staff under his/her direct responsibilities are able to perform their roles and responsibilities and provide knowledge transfer if as needed.
- Ensure a positive work environment, showing sensitivity and understanding in resolving conflicts and facilitating productive discussions with staff and stakeholders.
- Ensure activities are implemented in line with COOPI Code of Conduct, Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs), policies and guidelines on Protection, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).
- Perform any other task relevant to the project as assigned by HoP.

Education & Experience

- 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.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Salary and Benefits
As per COOPI 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 22, 2021

Expiry Date
Jul 22, 2021


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Additional questions for applicants
Q1: have you been under any administrative, disciplinary or criminal conviction resulted from investigation of sexual exploitation or abuse?
Q2: have you been under investigation or have resigned before investigation closure related to sexual exploitation or abuse?
Q3: have you been in a sexual relation or married to a person under 18 years old?

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