"El Amal Rehabilitation Society - Job Vacancy "Project Manager

El Amal Rehabilitation Society – Rafah

Job Vacancy

Project Manager (PM) (Full time 100%)


Place: El Amal Rehabilitation Society – Rafah
Reports To: Executive Director
Period: 6.5 months with possible extension

El Amal Rehabilitation Society – Rafah (ERSR) is a civil non-profit organization established in 1991 with Ministry of Interior registration number 5058. Our society is NGO leader working with distinction in the field of development, education, health, culture, training and rehabilitation in order to ensure a better life for marginalized groups, especially the deaf and enhance their capabilities based on qualified professional that use better techniques to build a generation capable of contributing to the building society , it also aspire to distinctive and active participation in building a civil society in which deaf people enjoy full rights in the Palestinian society . 

Job Summary:

ERS in partnership with Catholic Relief Services CRS, starts to implement Envision Gaza 2020 Project (USAID-funded project) which aims to support Palestinian families in Gaza become more resilient to everyday stresses and rebound more quickly from crises, including COVID-19., and (2) Connecting unemployed participants with on-the-job training opportunities with host employers. This includes 3-month unskilled or low-skilled workers placements and/or 4-month internships or apprenticeships for skilled university or vocational graduates, respectively.

El Amal is seeking for qualified and experienced Project Manager (PM)to supervise and implement the project key activities.

S/he will be reporting directly to the  Executive Director and work on all program activities. 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the overall management of the project, including timely implementation, budget management, staff management, capacity building, and staff career development. 
  2. Ensure that the scope of the project is maintained in all phases. 
  3. Create and implement detailed work plans needed to complete the project.
  4. Review the quality of the work completed with the project team regularly  to ensure that it meets the project standards.
  5. Deliver timely and high-quality progress and technical reports on the project for ERS management, and donors in close collaboration with program staff and Executive Manager.
  6. Conduct periodical field visits to verify project activities are implemented according to contractual targets.
  7. Ensure that all subordinates have clearly defined objectives and understand their responsibilities.
  8. Establish result-based work planning and follow up system.
  9. Foster a learning environment for supervised staff, including motivating and monitoring their professional development through annual performance and capacity development planning.
  10. Ensure availability of appropriate professional development opportunities for program staff.
  11. Encourage a team culture of learning, creativity, and innovation.
  12. Provide support and input for the advocacy work related to the program.
  13. Lead the development of communication and visibility materials for the program.
  14. Ensure that all donor branding and visibility requirements are fulfilled.
  15. Contribute to the strengthening of the organizational readiness to respond to emergencies in line with ERS Humanitarian Preparedness standard by following the preparedness steps outlined in CRS Preparedness Procedure. 
  16. Play an active role in responding to new humanitarian crises in the designated areas of operation in line with ERS Humanitarian Response Management standard, following the stipulated procedural steps, in line with CRS’s full-spectrum approach to programming.
  17. Supervise documentation of all activities of the program and maintenance of an efficient program filing system including all program- related documents.
  18. Perform any other tasks required by Management.

Academic and Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in international development, business administration, economics, sociology, or another related field.
  2. Minimum three years of progressively responsible work experience in the field of development, preferably with USAID-funded projects. Significant experience working on humanitarian assistance, livelihoods projects required.
  3. Knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance.
  4. Understands and works with local contexts (operational and cultural)
  5. Professional level in both Arabic and English language skills.
  6. Excellent reporting and formal writing skills in both English and Arabic.
  7. Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  8. Advanced computer literacy.
  9. Ability to work under pressure and within a team.

How to Apply: 

  1. Qualified candidates can submit the following documents to (    [email protected]       )
  2. Cover Letter (ca. 200 words) 
  3. CV including 3 professional contacts as references. 
  4. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  5. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.  
Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email e.g., Project Manager (PM)
Deadline for submitting applications 28/09/2021, no later than 12:00 p.m.
El Amal Rehabilitation Society – Rafah is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented or minority populations are encouraged to apply and to seek ERS support on the application process where additional accommodation is required. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please

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