Project Officer مسؤول مشروع

Project Officer مسؤول مشروع

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 4950

Job Title: Project Officer مسؤول مشروع

Application deadline: 05.06.2021

Job Requirements:


Must have:

– University degree in social science, political science human rights, relevant advanced educational degree, or equivalent experience.

– Good English language skills, both written and verbal.

– Good understanding of ICT systems and experience with MS Office applications, including Excel.


Must have:

– At least three years of proven experience in development programming, in one or more of the following sectors: Human Rights, Democracy, Civil Society, GBV, Minority Rights, Dialogues.

– Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and build the competence of staff and achieve results through others, especially in local partnership.

– Good organizational, analytical skills and ability to perform well in a team and alone.

– Experience of long-distance (remote) management tools and working with local partners, including capacity building and organizational support to partners.

– Strong knowledge of cultural and political contexts in the NWS.

– At least one year of relevant experience in democracy, development, CSOs and human rights type of programming.

– Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of local conflict dynamics in NWS.

– Experience working with CSOss, INGOs, or UN agencies and understanding of the unique, complex operating environment in NWS.

– Demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the project, financial and partner grant management, program monitoring and evaluation and very good report writing skills.

– Good understanding of local partnerships and capacity building to ensure quality implementation and minimize risk.

– Able to work effectively under and adapt to challenging conditions.

– Willingness and ability to travel within NWS as required.

Other qualifications:

– Good technical and organizational skills, with the ability to lead, inspire and build competence of implementing partner staff and achieve results through others.

Personal Competencies:

– Self-driven with integrity, initiative and ability to think and work independently

– Strong communication, networking and interpersonal skills

Additional Considerations:

The position is to abide by the policies and personal code of conduct by the Norwegian People’s Aid and represent the organisation in a loyal and responsible manner.


Job Description:

General description:

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the position holder will be responsible for the contributing to develop, implement and coordinat the civil society programme, in line with NPA’s overall strategies, plans and policies and in coordination with the programme team.

– With the Programme Manager support, the project officer will work to ensure the coordination with all relevant stakeholders, local authorities, INGOs and CSOs engaged in the development of similar initiative and working groups in NWS.

– Assist the PM and other NPA units in the process of partner capacity and performance.

– Maintain active coordination and cooperation with local partners, I/NGOs and other stakeholders.

– Be the principal day to day link between NPA and its partners.

– Closely follow up the partner’s implementation and monitor of context situation in NWS and keep the PM and the management team updated accordingly.

– Under the overall guidance of the Programme Manager, and in cooperation with the programme team, he/she will ensure adequate risk management in NPA project activities, including streamlining integration of risk and security management perspectives in all strategic and programmatic processes.

– In coordination with the MEAL team and supervision of the MEAL manager, carry out data collection from the field using different methods such as Key Informant Interviews (KIIs), Focus Group Discussion (FGDs), polls interviews.

– Supporting with needed assessments, using a range of methods and sources of data, required to develop the programme.

– Assist NPAs logistics and security teams in developing and conducting needs assessments for security and operation in NWS.

Specific duties:

– Support the programme manager in verseeing the implementation of the programme and partners project activities in accordance with plans and activity budget.

– Assist the program manager and MEAL manager and the team in developing and monitor work plans, budgets, and progress reports that

– NPA donors require, also all reports required from partner organizations.

– With support from the Sr. Partnership Officer, Monitor the agreements and sub-agreements with partners.

– Work with the programme manager to monitor and revise partners budgets, as needed.

– In liaison with the MEAL Department, prepare and regularly update the project monitoring plan.

– Participate in grant opening meetings, conduct required preparation for the meeting and strictly follow up the decisions made.

– Support the partner organizations in the process of project implemantion plan.

– Organise project kick off meeting and monthly coordination meeting and on quarterly basis, providing materials to partners and organising the agenda in liaison with programme team.

– Under the program manager guideline, oversee the contracts with partners, ensuring timeliness and quality reporting of both financial and narrative reports, in cooperation with the other NPA units. Follow up on partners’ budget spending and organize payment requests for installments as needed.

– Conduct regular visits and communication with partners on a regular basis to follow up project activity implementation and provide coaching and mentoring as required.

– Assist Capacity Building Coordinator in the process of partners’ capacity building assessment, support in developming of capacity building plans, tools, conduct training when possible, and help partners in designing their organisational development plan.

– Assist programme team and partners in both financial and narrative proposal and reporting to ensure good quality, timeliness, accuracy, achieve donor demands and improve project implementation.

– Other duties assigned by the Programme Manage and/or the Project Manager and MEAL manager in relation to programme issues.

Authority/ Decisions:

Typical decisions the holder of the positions makes

Reference is made to the NPA Regulation for Delegation of Authority, Quality Management and Guidelines for the NPA Office.

Function prerequisite:

The Project Officer in coordination with the programme team and under supervision of the Programme Manager will be responsible for supporting the partners to start-up and implementation of the projects with a good and adequate understanding of terms and conditions of the partners projects agreement. Closely cooperate with partners on issues related to civil society, community cohesion, peace building and conflict resolution, and support partners to find long term solutions on the challenges and barriers related to projects objectives.

In coordination with Programme Manager, the program officer will contribute to develop and introduce better CSOs and community participation to the work plan of partners and ensure that activities are implemented, recorded, reported and analysed to improve the programme engegment and quality. Undertake regular field trips to the partner’s project sites with the purpose of performance evaluation assessments; contribute to develop reports and make a follow up on recommendations.

The position is based in NWS – Idlib, Syria with travel to other areas of operation in Northwest Syria and Gaziantep as required. Note, travel to other provinces will be needed.

Immediate superior: Programme Manager

Shall report to: Programme Manager

Advertiser: Confidential غير معلن

Other Information’s:

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Duty Station: NWS Idlib

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email/Link:

Applicants may submit their CVs with their contact details and telephone number to before closing date June 5th, 2021.

Please mention the vacancy title: Project Officer – NWS in the subject box of your email; CVs received after the c      

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