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Program/Project Officer

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 00:00
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Job title: Program/Project Officer
Organisation: Justice Without Frontiers JWF
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Beirut
Job sector: Human Rights
Deadline: June 23, 2015
Job specifications

Immediate Recruitment: PROJECT OFFICER

Justice without Frontiers (JWF) is a secular, nonpolitical, nonprofit, nongovernmental, juristic civil organization, incorporated in November 2005 and headquartered in Beirut. Its role is to develop and promote democratic reform and rule of law, and undertake legal and social projects that support human rights. Justice without Frontiers attracts volunteers, professionals, and passionate individuals who believe in human right principles and are dedicated to work towards prosecuting violators and supporting victims who have no access to justice, at the national, regional, or international levels.

General objective of the job:To provide leadership and management of Gender Justice Project, including having overall budget responsibility, human resource management and ensuring quality and timely implementation of project.

Key responsabilites:

·        Ensures, promotes and facilitates that the principles of gender justice is integrated into all project activities.

·       Provide  leadership in the implementation of all aspects of the project and ensure attainment of key objectives of the project, as outlined in the project document .

·       Ensure that JWF director is regularly updated on the progress of the project  and any issues that might impede the successful implementation of the project.         

·       Prepare regular management and operational reports covering the achievement of key milestones agreed in plans.

·        Elaborate concept notes, projects proposals according to donors’ templates and requirements.

·        Regular monitoring of the project implementation through monitoring field visits.

·        Support monitoring and evaluation efforts to document project outputs, outcomes, and impact to inform donor and other internal reporting.

·        Assist in filing and record keeping of project activities.

·        Assist in analysis of data collected to facilitate assessment results and lessons learnt.

Budget Responsibilities:

·       Manage, monitor and review operational budgets covering all aspects of the project on a monthly basis, explaining any over or under-expenditures.

·        Ensure corrective action is taken across all targeted locations based on budget, expenditure and forecast.

·        Ensure that resources are correctly allocated  and spent as per agreed plans of operation.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning:

·        Work with all stakeholders to ensure that there is regular, participatory review and reflection on successes and challenges in order to improve effectiveness, share good practice and increase impact of the program.

·        Ensure effective systems are in place to gather and analyse information on programme outputs and outcomes at all levels.

Key competencies:

Skills and competence:

·        MA degree in development, gender, protection and/or any other relevant fields..

·        Significant demonstrable experience of management of multidimensional, complex, donor-funded program

·        Fluency in written/spoken Arabic and English.

·        Gender development, protection background and/or women’s right background.

·       Understanding/experience of program implementation principles and their practical application - gained internationally and/or in the region in the NGO sector.

·        Successful track record of developing and delivering innovative program that deliver practical results for poor people.

·        Ability to form trusting, effective working relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.

·        Line management experience.

·        Highly flexible in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex/ambiguous operational problems.

·        Experience of working in a multicultural team environment with both national/global staff.

·        Experience of working in insecure environments and adhering to security protocols.

·        Experience in protection and accountability program.

·        Prepared to undertake regular travel to offices in the field.

Experience required:
3 to 5 years

Education degree:
Masters Degree Field of education:

Arabic: Fluent
English: Very Good
French: Good

Contract terms:

Period: 1 year renewable

Submission guidelines:
Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, three contactable references, by the 23rd of June, 2015 to the following email address: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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