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The Job

Project Manager

Job title : Project Manager (Site Management and Coordination)

No of positions: 1

Duration : 9 Months

Location : Al Mukha city, Taiz

Background:

Generations  Without  Qat  was  founded  in  2007  by  a  group  of  development professionals  as  voluntarily  work and  officially  become  a  licensed  NGO  in  2010.  The  organization  works  on  two  main interventions:  awareness and  development.  But  since  2014,  the  organization  is  providing  rapid  response  activities  and  relief  support  to the  conflict-affected  communities.  Since  our  inception  in  2010,  GWQ  has  been  dedicated  its  efforts  to  support communities  in the country,  especially  the most vulnerable  ones, in  providing livelihoods, boosting  health and education.  The  organization’s  target  beneficiaries  are:  youth,  women  and  children,  conflict-affected communities, and vulnerable  populations.

General context of the project:

The 9-months project will ensure integrated assistance to 364 displaced households (2794 individuals) living in hosting sites in Al Mukha District, Taiz Governorate, through Site Management and Coordination activities, which vary from monitoring & updating of population movements; establishment of coordination structures within the IDP Hosting Sites; training for partners & local authorities on SMC; and training for representatives of Site committees. Besides, cash of $14,152 for maintenance & shelter upgrades to 244 HHs, and cash of $32,160 for emergency shelter for 120 newly IDPs.

Main Responsibility:

The Project Manager is responsible for achieving the project objectives, and fulfillment of the responsibilities including accountability to donor and beneficiaries. The project Manager will ensure that the project is implemented on time and that the budget is meeting the plans and work closely with the logistics and finance officers to ensure all procedure are according to the Yemeni procurement laws, finance and logistics policy, as well as according to the project agreement.

  • Ensure adherence with GWQ policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Ensure hosting sites management and coordination in Al Mukha District.
  • Implement delegated Shelter project portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by donor and cluster.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Ensure proper filing of technical documents in both hard and soft copies.
  • Participate in the recruitment of Shelter team and provide on the job training as required to increase their capacity. Actively participate in capacity building trainings, workshops and seminars organized by GWQ.
  • Prepare implementation work plan and follow-up on implementation at field level for the implementing partners.
  • Flowing up the field level progress in implementation (of implementing partner )based on weekly/monthly implementation work plan.
  • Organize and lead technical needs assessments, focus group discussions, partner meetings, and technical discussions with project stakeholders.
  • Supervise the beneficiary selection in accordance with the selection criteria.
  • Carryout the supervision and monitoring of shelter implementation, works done by Daily/Incentive labor and/or repairs done by the beneficiaries themselves.

Qualifications

  • University degree in related field.
  • A previous experience in shelter projects.
  • Technical Shelter and NFI experts
  • Good documentation and report writing skills is required.
  • Familiar with Taiz city of geography.
  • Able to work in highly insecure environment.
  • Team player, flexible, hardworking and able to cope with short deadlines.

Personal qualities

  • Experience from working in a Project managment in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Excellent  knowledge of English.
  • Technical Shelter and NFI expertise

Language

  • Arabic
  • English
How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to (Jobs1.gwq@gmail.com) with the title of the position you are applying for in the title of email

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for the application 25 April, 2019.

  • Employer: GWQ
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Taiz, Al Mukha
  • Posted on: 14 April 2019
  • Deadline: 25 April 2019

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