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Employee Contract Type

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Job title: Project Manager

Job Purpose

The Project Manager is a key member of the broader Jordan Field Operations team and supports the work of the World Vision Syria Response in Jordan. He/she will manage several projects focused on community engagement in the area of Child Protection and Gender and Social Inclusion. The position holder will oversee both direct implementation and manage a range of partners implementing various aspects of the program, reporting on the interventions and impact of WV and partners.

He/she will be responsible for the overall management of the project, including set-up and implementation of the all sectors in the project. She/he will ensure that activities are monitored and delivered to a high quality. The post holder will also ensure that all programme interventions are highly valued by the partners and acknowledged as addressing the needs of beneficiaries.

Major Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Ensure that all project’s goals and activities are delivered on-time within scope and within budget
  • Coordinate and supervise all project activities in close collaboration with the Operations Manager and technical advisors and coordinators
  • Ensure coordination with local partners and international actors
  • Coordinate and supervise local partner activities
  • Prepare detailed planning and reporting of project activities including (human resources, risk mapping, schedule, budget, quality control)
  • Organize administrative and financial matters related to the project activities, including oversight of the project budgets
  • Monitor and evaluate ongoing activities and report on unmet needs and gaps
  • Perform regular monitoring site visits
  • In partnership with the Community Engagement Coordinator, assess staff training needs, evaluate gaps and mentor staff
  • Coordinate with the broader WVSR Jordan Field Operations team
  • Create and maintain (including storage) comprehensive project documentation
  • Represent WV activities regarding the project as requested
  • Conduct monthly coordination meetings with staff and write minutes
  • Actively participate in internal and external coordination meetings as needed
  • Promoting good practices and incorporate lessons learnt in to project implementation and in any new designs
  • Prepare and update the timetable and work plan of activities under the project
  • Organize and ensure a timely, proper written weekly and monthly reporting;
  • Prepare project narrative and financial reports;
  • Propose new activities according to identified needs and suggest solutions for problems encountered with activities, budget/work plan/human resources, discuss them with Jordan team and participate to the decision making process,

Project Finance and Support

  • Assess procurement needs, coordinate and supervise the correctness of WV finance/admin procedures in line with the donor and in close collaboration with Finance and Logistic/Procurement Manager;
  • Ensure that soft and hard records are kept for all procurement contracts (services, goods, works);
  • Ensure timely and supervise project payments;
  • Monitor expenditure, budgets and expenses tracking activities for the project, address under/over expenditure as necessary
  • Coordinate for payment of regular expenses, payment schedule and installments to contractors related to the project
  • Prepare monthly financial planning related to the project
  • Any other duties relating to the nature of the job as directed by the Operations Manager or direct supervisor

Required Professional Experience

  • Proven working experience in project management for 3 years and more with INGOs.
  • 2 years of staff Management.
  • Considerable knowledge and experience with budgets and procurement processes
  • Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Very good and efficient communicator.
  • Good interpersonal skills, Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity, and physical stamina
  • Excellent English skills (both oral and written). Arabic is a plus
  • Flexible to work in field locations, able and willing to travel to the area of operation on a regular basis to meet the project requirements.
  • self-motivated, positive attitude and with a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to recognize problems and solve them efficiently.
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.
  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

BA degree in business management, social work, social science, education, or humanitarian aid/development.

Preferred Knowledge And Qualifications

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Child Protection, Participation, Do No Harm, Sphere
  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Child Protection Standards, Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct
  • Experience with child protection and/or education; background in dealing with children and youth is a plus
  • Experience in dealing with local suppliers
  • PMP background

Applicant Types Accepted

Local Applicants Only


in Jordan , Amman city

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Entry level

9 months ago
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