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World Vision International - Jordan
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Youth Livelihood and Capacity Building - Project Manager

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World Vision International - Jordan:

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Position: Project Manager

If you are Jordanian and meet our requirements, please submit your resume with a covering letter via below website, only applications submitted via our website are accepted

https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/jordan/administrationcorporate-services/youth-livelihood-and-capacity-building-project-manager/13701

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of this position is to manage the overall implementation of the World Vision’s project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The projects overall objective aims to contribute to youth’s employability by deploying a livelihood and capacity building approach.

The Project Manager will work under direct supervision of the Operations Manager and be responsible for leading the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project components ensuring that activities are implemented as planned, meeting the desired objectives and goals within the designated schedule and Budget.

This position will work closely with local partners to ensure that partner-led implementation, as leading focus of this intervention, will be of high quality and aligning to international standards for best quality and timely delivery.

*this position is subject to donor approval for grant funding

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management including partner management

·         Oversee the implementation of the project by ensuring that all inputs are coordinated and project activities are of technical quality

·         Develop the schedule and operational work plans of core project activities

·         Coordinate and support the project Implementation Team

·         Lead the Project Field staff (2) and support where needed

·         Oversee financial planning and spending in alignment with approved budget and expenditure plans, ensure project expenditure is timely, supported by adequate

·         documentation; and, in compliance with donor and World Vision policies

·         Support partner implementation of daily or weekly activities and conduct various field visits to the different locations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically

·         Capacity building – identifying detailed strengths and weaknesses of partners for specific and detailed capacity development from a financial and programmatic lens.

·         Develop core capacity building guidelines of partners to ensure high quality partner-led implementation of core project deliverables.

·         Work effectively with the project

·         stakeholders – particularly youth, in order to create necessary dialogue for youth participation and ownership over targeted project deliverables.

·         Effectively liaise and collaborate with the Operations Manager.

·         Effectively liaise and collaborate with Sector managers and departments at WVJ and seek guidance and support required for harmonized, effective and efficient coordination.

·         Participate in WVJ meetings, provide input to reports based on regular site visits and information compiled in the field visits, reporting achievements and variances

·         Work with Supply Chain to make sure procurement planning is accurate and on target. Ensure efficient implementation of supply and procurement requirements in line WV’s internal procurement, financial and other policy and administrative processes as well as donor guidelines.

·         Facilitate regular communication on the program implementation progress and challenges, if any

·         Provide initiative in maintaining positive, constructive and supportive

·         communication within the project team and shareholders

·         Comply fully and ensure compliance with WV’s Child Protection Policy and code of conduct

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

·         In coordination with the Operations Manager and the Monitoring & Evaluation team, assist in the development of clear monitoring and evaluation tools to measure the quality and impact of project activities.

·         Responsible for the oversight of the project components by ensuring that activities are monitored and delivered to a high quality in each site.

·         Coordinate with the MEAL officer to ensure timely submitting monthly project components Data with quality.

·         Support partners in setting up an efficient MEAL system that allows timely and accurate monitoring as well as to measure quality and impact

·         Ensure all grants related to Livelihoods refer to technical standards, consider government standards and are aligned with internal and external Strategic Objectives

·         Follow up with Accountability to respond to feedback from areas of implementation to strengthen the project.

·         Coordinate with the project officers to share success stories and achievements

Reporting

  • Update monthly situation report and activity info.
  • Provide quarterly and annual reports in donor format and take direct responsibility for ensuring timely and quality reporting by coordinating
  • with the different functions and roles including finance, programme, and MEAL department
  • Update the Grant performance Tracker in coordination with the Grant Acquisition and Management Team and Operations Manager
  • Contribute to reporting requirements from the WV Jordan departments.

·         Lead program milestone and reporting.

·         Provide regular updates to the Operations Manager

Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor 

·         General project content provision

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience/expertise of capacity building of CBOs and experience in work with youth
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in working in ideally in relief and/or post-conflict settings in reputable institution, national or international NGO.
  • Experience in youth-focused and youth-led projects implementation is required
  • Experience in Budget Management
  • Academic requirements – a degree in Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any relevant livelihoods-related area. 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Key experience in Project Management
  • Strong background in Livelihoods in Jordan.
  • Experience in working in partnerships – partner management (budget, project planning)
  • Good working experience and familiarity with core principles of children rights, child protection as well as Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.
  • Experience in working with German donors like BMZ
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail in the development of written documents.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Organization, planning, and time management skills
  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality
  • Ability to understand, explain livelihood assessment tools
  • High level communications skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment
  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English
  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English is required
  • computer literate, with knowledge and hands on skills with email and in MS Office Word and Excel. Experience with Power Point and Project Management software is an asset