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Posted on 18 May, 2023
Closing on 27 May, 2023

Job Description

Project Assistant

About SDF:

The Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent organization established in March 2015, officially registered at the Ministry of Social Affairs as per license (99). As SDF has been present in Yemen since 2015, it has experience implementing emergency child protection and education responses, including women and youth empowerment. SDF has experience in handling large grants from international donors, such as UNDP, UNHCR, WFP, OCHA, WHO, SCI and ZOA. The Foundation has excellent national-level relations and has experience in coordinating with both national and international NGOs. It has offices, staff and community-based committees in Hajjah, Sana'a, Marib, Ibb, Hudidah, Dhamar, Almahweet, Al-Bayda’a, a6nd Hadramout as well as solid experiences engaging with local communities from whom it gained acceptance and with whom it has collaborated in the past. In addition to that, SDF creates livelihood opportunities and community-based protection.

Posted vacancy: Project Assistant

Location: Hajjah

Employer: Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) – Yemen.

Doner: UNDP

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Position reporting to: Project Manager.

Starting Date: ASAP.

Postdate: May 18th, 2023

Closing date: May 27st, 2023

Number of Positions: 3


  • Report directly to the Project Manager and support the implementation of the ERRY III project in various administrative and logistical tasks.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for project activities, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, and taking minutes of meetings.
  • Assist in organizing workshops, training sessions, and other project events, including handling logistical arrangements, drafting invitations, and preparing materials.
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing project data, preparing regular progress reports, and ensuring that project records are up-to-date and properly maintained.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of project documentation, including budgets, work plans, and reports.
  • Liaise with other project staff and stakeholders, including government officials, community leaders, and partner organizations, to ensure effective coordination and collaboration.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Project Manager to support the successful implementation of the ERRY III project.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., social sciences, business administration, project management, etc.).
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in project management or implementation, preferably in a development or humanitarian context.
  • Basic understanding of project management principles, tools, and software; familiarity with monitoring and reporting tools; knowledge of Yemen's development context and humanitarian challenges.
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively in a team and under pressure; flexibility and adaptability.

Professional StandardsThe SDF workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in SDF Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equity. In accordance with these values, the SDF operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation, and Combating Trafficking in Persons.·


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