SEHP Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator - Supporting Effective Humanitarian Partnerships

ROLE PURPOSE

The Project Coordinator will bring organisational and interpersonal skills to the task of coordinating implementation of the 'Supporting Effective Humanitarian Partnerships' project among a diverse set of stakeholders. The role will focus on establishing and maintaining a network of committed local and international humanitarian actors and stakeholders to actively participate in and benefit from the project. This will include working with international and national contributors to facilitate learning capacity assessments focused on local actor interests, facilitating the work of eLearning contextualisation, supporting the creation of an interagency competency framework, and MEAL throughout the project life cycle. The successful candidate will be a highly-motivated 'self-starter' who has experience in kicking off projects relatively independently. In keeping with the overarching purpose of the initiative, s/he will preferably be a South Sudanese national with local applications being reviewed before those from international candidates.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years experience working in coordination of humanitarian response projects in South Sudan, preferably with a mix of local and international organisations
  • Experience related to local capacity strengthening, adult learning, and/or organisational dynamics
  • Familiarity with and commitment to humanitarian principles, the Core Humanitarian Standard, and the Grand Bargain
  • Understanding of the desired and actual roles of national and international actors in humanitarian response, and the power dynamics at play in those relations
  • Superior cross-cultural communication and facilitation skills
  • Experience in project cycle management, including monitoring, accountability, and learning
  • Experience in facilitating or chairing meetings
  • Experience with budget management responsibilities
  • Experience maintaining flexibility in managing and prioritizing your workload and ensuring project deliverables are met when they are heavily dependent on contributions from others
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and to remain flexible and calm under pressure
  • Experience of actively identifying and addressing issues
  • Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures
  • Experience using administrative and logistical systems necessary to effectively achieve project outcomes
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite

Good command of oral and written English

Desirable

  • Additional project coordination/management experience

Contract length: 6 months

THE ORGANISATION

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Saturday 15 December 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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