Save The Children Job Vacancies 2020
Job Description: Gender Project Coordinator – (200004SD)
GENDER PROJECT COORDINATOR
The Project Coordinator is responsible for managing the project Gender Equality and Gender-Based Violence in West Sumba. S/he will guide and facilitate the implementation and delivery of the program outcomes ensuring the appropriate application of Save the Children policies and procedures and vision and mission. S/he will be based in the West Sumba Office. S/he will work in close collaboration with the Gender Specialist, Sponsorship program coordinators, and national counterparts.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Sponsorship Program Manager.
Staff directly reporting to this post: Gender Project Officer
Dimensions: This position will be responsible for assuring the quality of Save the Children’s Gender Programs based on Save the Children’s global framework as well as lessons learned and best practice of the implementation of Gender project in Indonesia.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
- Coordinate the development of the work plans and its implementation as per the project document and in alignment with Save the Children policies and guidelines.
- Coordinate the project’s effective implementation with the program team, Gender Specialist M&E Coordinator, national Gender Specialist, donors, and other partners to ensure the results are achieved and resources are managed;
- Prepare and present annual work-plans, periodic narrative progress reports and expenditures status reports;
- Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on the project from the planning to the evaluation stages;
- Provide effective management and supervision of project officer and project assistant
- Develop and implement strategies to ensure clear guidance and standards for program staff and its compliance with Save the Children vision and mission.
- Provide direct line management support and supervision to the team to ensure effective program implementation and its compliance with program objectives.
- Monitor and evaluate the day to day implementation of all gender program activities to ensure that program activities are delivered in line with the allocated budget and resources.
- Ensure project staff capacity building program, including training sessions, on-site coaching, and monitoring according to the project’s needs and available resources.
- Conduct regular field visits to ensure activities are implemented according to project design and provide on-site coaching to project staff and partners.
- Responsible for the production of regular narrative progress and impact reports in terms of activities, implementation, and progress against indicators and outcomes and to provide Managers with the necessary information for the production of reports.
- In cooperation with MEAL officer monitor the technical capacity of project staff provide on-site coaching and training as required.
- Regularly work in cooperation with Save the Children health and education staff to develop appropriate materials and tools for project implementation and capacity building.
- Maintain regular communication with technical teams and health and hygiene project teams to ensure coordination and access to technical assistance.
- Contribute to the design and analysis of relevant program studies of health and hygiene projects (baseline, midterm, evaluation)
- Contribute to country program development as required (e.g proposal, Country Office strategic planning).
Supporting full spectrum
Role model and support the development of an organizational culture that reflects our values, our dual mandate and promotes accountability and high performance
Emergency Response Management:
Be part of project activities, financial and budget management when there is a need to respond to any potential emergencies at all areas
Additional job responsibilities
The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
- Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- Future orientated thinks strategically
- Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
- Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
- Develops, encourages, and documents new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Education and experience background
- Bachelor University Degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
- A minimum of five years of relevant work experience managing a gender portfolio
- At least five years of work experience with non-government organizations in the areas of education or related field
- At least five years of experience in managing programs with international NGOs.
Skills and Knowledge:
Knowledge in gender studies and issues
- Proven experience in coordinating with a large range of different partners, both governmental and civil society.
- Knowledge and practice in results-based programming, including accountability.
Proven skills in staff management
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation skills and strong verbal and written communications skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English
- Proven skills in project/program development and report writing
- Good analytical and conceptual thinking
- Proven skills in capacity building of teams
- Good team facilitator and member
- Willingness to stay in a remote location and travel at times in difficult conditions
- A commitment to high quality of work and efficiency
- Low resistance to change
- Concern for detail