Project Manager Food Security and Livelihood – Mafraq – Jordan

Job Title: Project Manager Food Security and Livelihood – Mafraq

Location: Jordan

Organisation: ACTED

Closing date: 13 Aug 2017

Department: Program

Contract: Fixed term

Country: Jordan

Duration 6 months

City: Mafraq

Starting date: ASAP

Background on ACTED:Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries. More on www.acted.org

Country profile

Country Profile

Number of projects: 23

Number of areas: 3

Number of national staff: 767

Annual budget (EUR): 14,6M €

Number of international staff :11

Position context and key challenges

ACTED Jordan provides emergency humanitarian assistance as well as longer term development programs reaching over 150,000 direct beneficiaries in Jordan in 2016. ACTED’s operations are spread across Amman as the Country Office, and three area offices:

From its office in Marfaq, ACTED provides support to vulnerable Jordanians and Syrian refugees of Northern Jordan including household rehabilitations, emergency assistance (cash, vouchers and in-kind), as well as water/sanitation infrastructure. ACTED is also working to develop sustainable livelihood programmes.
In Za’atari King Abdulla and Cyber City refugee camps, ACTED provides water supply, solid waste management, hygiene promotion, community mobilization, repair and maintenance and has completed the initial phase of the Za’atari water network for over 80,000 refugees
In Azraq (including Azraq refugee camp), ACTED provides water supply, solid waste, desludging and food assistance for approximately 35,000 refugees.
ACTED also partners with REACH, who provides information management support to working groups and sectors nationally.
Position profile

1.Project Planning

2.Project Implementation Follow-up

3.Administration and Operational Management of Project Implementation

3.1. Finance

3.2. Logistics 3.3. Administration/HR

3.4. Transparency

3.5. Security

4.External Relations

5.Quality Control

6.Reporting

Qualifications

Degree in civil engineering, water engineering, or related courses;
At least 3 years of experience in project implementation and construction, preferably in an international context;
At least 3 years of experience in water supply, water quality, sanitation, and related fields;
Experience in Greenfield sites preferred.
Experience in refugee camp situations preferred.
Arabic language preferred.
Rapid deployment required.
Conditions

Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Additional monthly living allowance
Free food and lodging provided at the organization’s guesthouse
Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your application including cover letter, CV to jobs@acted.org under Ref: PMFSL/MAFRAQ/JOR

 

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