Islamic Relief - Community Development Programme Manager

Islamic Relief is a humanitarian INGO ( in Palestine in the fields of emergency relief and development. Islamic Relief announces the following vacancy for its office in Gaza.

Title: Community Development Programme Manager.

Ref.: CDPM-D-01-2016.

Location:Gaza Office.

Duration:9 months, renewable(Full time).

Main Duties:

  • Accountable for conducting needs assessment for the Programme me sectors of work, particularly youth empowerment through sustainable livelihoods and capacity building, and identifying proper interventions.

  • Accountable for projects design and proposal writing in collaboration with HoP, M&E and Programme team.

  • Responsible for overall projects' management including project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, risk, procurement, communication as well as stakeholders management.

  • Responsible for maximizing Programme benefits through integration within the Programme projects as well as with other IRPAL Programmes and projects.

  • Ensure all donors' requirements are fully met in terms of reporting, visibility, etc.

  • Represent IRPAL in related forums, clusters and similar INGOs events.

  • Collaborate with HoP and CD in identifying opportunities to build relationships and partnerships with local and international organizations and key stakeholders.

  • Responsible for controlling the projects budget in collaboration with IRPAL’s finance department as per the policy and procedures, and taking corrective measures to address over/under spending.

Candidates must possess the following competencies:

  • University degree from an accredited university, preferably master in economic/ social development, management, or related field.

  • Minimum 6years of proven relevant working experience as Programme /projects manager, preferably with international NGOs.

  • Solid background about local humanitarian and developmental context in Palestine in general and Gaza Strip in particular.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including: leadership, team building, motivation, communication, influencing, decision making, political and cultural awareness, negotiation, trust building, conflict management, and coaching.

  • Experience of developing links with NGOs; INGOs, government agencies& other stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English and Arabic (written and spoken).

  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Research design, data analysis, and high reporting skills.

  • Ability to network and build relations with stakeholders.

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.

  • Very good knowledge in MS Office applications.

  • Problem solving, initiative, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Committed to Islamic Relief values and code of conduct.

  • Enthusiasm, humanity, honesty, trustworthy, sincerity, responsiveness, dedication.

  • A proven experience of effective project design, budget control and management.

How to apply

1- Interested applicants may get Job Application Form from this link: 2015.doc.

2- Applications must be completed and returned to [email protected] no later than Saturday, 05 March 2016.

Important notes to applicants:

  • Applicants should write the job title in the email subject, any email subject without job title will not be considered.

  • CVs are not accepted as an application but can be attached with the application.

  • Only candidates possessing relevant experience will be short listed.

  • Electronic applications returned to an email address other than the one above will not be considered.

  • Incomplete applications will not be given consideration.

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

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