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  • Consortium Project Assistants (National) Yemen
  • Geneva Call in Yemen, , Yemen
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  • 1 week ago

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Job Description

Geneva Call Yemen

Job Title: Consortium Project Assistants (National)

Locations:1 Taiz, 1 Marib and 1 Hadramout (In-country)

About the Organization:

In situations of armed conflict and violence, Geneva Call (GC), as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian organisation, endeavours to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and principles by armed actors, in order to improve the protection of civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their own protection.

GC is currently focusing its efforts the following thematic areas under the umbrella of international humanitarian norms – banning the use of anti-personnel mines, protecting children and education, prohibiting sexual violence and gender discrimination, prohibition of forced displacement, protection of cultural heritage and the protection of health care – all in the context of armed conflict and violence.

Summary of the Role:

The Consortium Project... Assistant under the supervision of Consortium Project Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation and the FCDO funded Sustainable Pathways for Peace and Stability in Yemen project according to the project plans, internal procedures and guidelines as well as donor requirements. The Consortium Project Assistant will contribute to mitigating protection risks to vulnerable communities and aim to support the creation of a culture of protection of rights among community, armed actors, and other players as well as contributing to local peace initiatives in Yemen.

The Consortium Project Assistant, working under the supervision of Consortium Project Officer, will be responsible for timely implementation of the project activities and deliverables according to the approved project documents and within the prescribed timeframe and budget following internal procedures and donor requirements. The Consortium Project Assistant will also ensure proper documentation and reporting of project activities.

Professional and Personal Qualifications

Education
• Completed degree of Higher Education in relevant field such as Political or Social Science, International Humanitarian Law or Human Rights or equivalent.

Languages
• Besides Arabic, good English communication is required for this role.

Technical knowledge or experience in
• IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, email, KOBO);
• More than 1 Year of experience in project implementation. reporting, monitoring and research;
• Demonstrable knowledge and experience of humanitarian work and capacity for in-depth analysis;
• Experience in developing professional relationships with various stakeholders including armed actors and working in a neutral and objective manner;

Personal qualities
• Understanding and respect for organizational principles, vision, mission and confidentiality;
• Strong logic and organizational skills, flexibility and adaptability to change;
• Ability to take responsibility, proactive and efficient functioning, strong communication skills;
• Ability to work in a team and multicultural environment;
• Accuracy and reliability, ability to meet deadlines under pressure;
• Drive for results

Internal and External relations

Reports to the Consortium Project Officer and coordinates with the Program team, Admin/Finance/HR Officers. Coordinates with the consortium members to ensure harmonized and coordinated implementation of project activities.

General description and main activities

I. Project Implementation
• In collaboration with Consortium Project Officer, organize and Conduct IHL trainings, and other trainings to different beneficiaries such as AGDAs, CSOs and local communities in different locations in as required by Geneva Call Program.
• Assist in the development and adoption of Geneva Call’s training material according to the respective audience of the training.
• Assist in project implementation and help in the setting up and coordination of meetings and training sessions in the framework of the project, and ensure that work is conducted according to plan, budget and timeline.
• Implementing GC’s consortium project activities, notably awareness raising sessions and trainings on IHL and humanitarian norms,
• Together with Consortium Project Officer, responsible for quality project implementation and monitoring in accordance with Geneva Call and donor work plans, budget and procedures;
• Monitor and report on the implementation of all project activities, outputs and outcomes, submitting required reporting and documentation accurately and on time including supporting local partners in their reporting and ensuring their reports follow GC formats;
• Assist in safe-keeping of information and knowledge, including filing of program documents and materials;
• Collect and analyze information relating to the context, conflict situation, humanitarian needs a I. Project Implementation
• In collaboration with Consortium Project Officer, organize and Conduct IHL trainings, and other trainings to different beneficiaries such as AGDAs, CSOs and local communities in different locations in as required by Geneva Call Program.
• Assist in the development and adoption of Geneva Call’s training material according to the respective audience of the training.
• Assist in project implementation and help in the setting up and coordination of meetings and training sessions in the framework of the project, and ensure that work is conducted according to plan, budget and timeline.
• Implementing GC’s consortium project activities, notably awareness raising sessions and trainings on IHL and humanitarian norms,
• Together with Consortium Project Officer, responsible for quality project implementation and monitoring in accordance with Geneva Call and donor work plans, budget and procedures;
• Monitor and report on the implementation of all project activities, outputs and outcomes, submitting required reporting and documentation accurately and on time including supporting local partners in their reporting and ensuring their reports follow GC formats;
• Assist in safe-keeping of information and knowledge, including filing of program documents and materials;
• Collect and analyze information relating to the context, conflict situation, humanitarian needs and potential impact on Geneva Call’s work in project area(s) and relay this to the Cosnortium Project Officer, Program Poordinator, Consortium Project Manager and HoP;
• Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
• Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

II. Security
• In coordination with security focal point of the country programme:
• Ensure adherence to GC’s security policies and protocols;
• Support regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the project, project partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary;

III. Communications & External relations
• In coordination with the Consortium Project Manager,
• In coordination with the Program Coordinator and Consortium Project Manager, engage local and international organizations regularly;
• Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
• Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

IV. Financial Management
• Contribute to transparent and timely project-related financial management following GC protocols;
• Develop costed activity plans for the consortium project to ensure implementation in line with the consortium project budget.

V. Human Resource Management
• Develop personal annual objectives and work with the line manager to achieve the project and personal development objectives.

VI. Others
• Attend and represent GC as required at meetings and other fora of interest to the organization as delegated or assigned;
• Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line manager. nd potential impact on Geneva Call’s work in project area(s) and relay this to the Consortium Project Officer, Program Coordinator, Consortium Project Manager and HoP;
• Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
• Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

II. Security
• In coordination with security focal point of the country programme:
• Ensure adherence to GC’s security policies and protocols;
• Support regular assessments of the security situation vis-à-vis the project, project partners, beneficiaries and GC, preparing risk assessments and suggesting mitigating measures and following up on incidents as necessary;

III. Communications & External relations
• In coordination with the Consortium Project Manager,
• In coordination with the Program Coordinator and Consortium Project Manager, engage local and international organizations regularly;
• Provide material (photos, videos, stories from the field) about the project and timely reports to showcase project outcomes and achievements;
• Support implementation of communications strategy including the production of external communication materials, activities, campaigns, events and other initiatives

IV. Financial Management
• Contribute to transparent and timely project-related financial management following GC protocols;
• Develop costed activity plans for the consortium project to ensure implementation in line with the consortium project budget.

V. Human Resource Management
• Develop personal annual objectives and work with the line manager to achieve the project and personal development objectives.

VI. Others
• Attend and represent GC as required at meetings and other fora of interest to the organization as delegated or assigned;
• Perform any other tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the Geneva Call Performance Management guidelines. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

Position:
• Type of Contract: Fixed-term contract, for one year, with the possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
• Activity rate: 100%
• Workplace:1 Taiz, 1 Marib and 1 Hadramout (In-country Yemen)
• Preferred start date: 1 July 2024
Yemen

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