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Education Project Manager (Al Bayda and Al Hudaydah)

Education Project Manager
Location: Based in NFDHR ‘AL Hodeida and AL Baiydha office Governorates, with frequent visits to different district as needed. 
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: December 1- 2022
Contract Duration: 8 Months
The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established June 2012 in Yemen. Our vision is a peaceful and stable Yemen free of poverty, in which all people have equal access to basic needs and human rights, and our mission is to provide an integrated humanitarian and development response to aid Yemen and other conflict-affected countries through a professional, neutral, and transparent approach.

We aim to achieve our overall vision and mission by working to enhance local communities' development and stability through identifying structural causes of poverty, raising awareness, increasing access to basic services, and focusing on building citizens' capacities, especially women and youth, so as to enable their participation in the decision-making process that leads to sustainable development and a peaceful society within their developing and conflict-affected countries. NFDHR aims to accomplish these goals through its seven core programs: Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL); Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH); Health and Nutrition; Education; Gender and Protection; Shelter and Non-food items (NFIs); and Peacebuilding and Governance.


In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment NFDHR implement a range of procedures and actions including Criminal Background Checks/ International vetting/Certificate of good conduct to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded and abuse is prevented.
NFDHR has zero tolerance on sexual exploitation and abuse. All employment offers are conditional upon the receipt of satisfactory references and the signing our code of conduct, Safeguarding Policy with a particular focus on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Child Safeguarding. This position will also be subject to robust reference and background screening checks.



NFDHR is committed to the highest standards of openness, probity and accountability, as outlined in it’s own internal Code of Conduct and through signing up to the Core Humanitarian Standards. The Code of Conduct requires trustees, officers and employees to observe high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities. As employees and representatives of NFDHR, we must practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling our responsibilities and comply with all applicable laws, regulations and our Code of Conduct


Education Project Manager Job Description

The Education Project Manager in NFDHR ‘AL Hodeida and AL Baiydha office is responsible for planning, developing, monitoring and evaluating the assigned education project(s). He/she assesses education needs, designs project, writes proposals, and initiates effectively manages and reports on projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. The Project Manager also provides technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meets quality standards in education, encourages beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manages and trains education staff. The Education Project Manager reports directly to Programs Manager. This position is full-time, based on a 40-hour workweek, but varies from week to week as humanitarian need constantly oscillates according to the unstable conflict environment and funding availability.

Main Tasks

Technical Support and Management:
·       Work on developing and reviewing the project strategy in partnership with the concerned government authorities, local governorate authorities, directorates and beneficiaries.
·       Oversee the implementation of education projects in coordination with program Manager
·       Ensure project implementation is according to the required standards/specifications and corresponding timetable of each project.
·       Oversee the development of field staff trainings and continuing education programs
 
·       Supervise the maintenance and archiving of reports, records, and technical documents
·       Oversee education situational analyses, assessments, and studies in the areas targeted by the institution.
·       Participate in developing policies and objectives for education projects.
·       Supervise, plan, organize, and monitor all health and nutrition projects and activities carried out by project managers or field Managers and directly supervise the provision of education services in field programs.
·       Prepare and submit periodic studies, reports, and evaluation around education projects, in coordination with the Program manager.
·       Prepare evidence-based education awareness materials and get it approved by relevant authorities.
·       Oversee project monitoring and evaluation, ensuring the achievement of project indicators and results at all stages of implementation
·       Evaluate staff performance and make recommendations.
·       Participate in tenders’ preparation cycle.

Coordination and Representation:
·       Coordinate and communicate with relevant government and local authorities while planning new projects within the program framework, ensuring their meaningful participation to respond to the local community’s needs.
·       Represent NFDHR in several meetings and events related to the education sector, and prepare and present minutes from these meetings to the Director of Development Programs
·       Coordinate with government agencies and international/national organizations working in the same project areas to avoid duplication and interference and to ensure success and impact
·       Participate in the development and mobilization of annual resources for health and nutrition projects and discuss with NFDHR leadership and supporting parties in order to finance them.



Administrative Duties:
·    Prepare and send news reports to the Media Officer on field project activities and field needs for beneficiaries on a regular basis (weekly, monthly).

The role of the Education Project Manager is not limited to the specific duties mentioned above. It is subject to change with the evolution of the conflict and in accordance with NFDHR’s vision and mission. As such, the Education Project Manager is required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances in relation to NFDHR’s education projects and should remain adaptable to perform responsibilities that may not be mentioned above, as and when required.


Qualifications

Essential
  • University degree in civil engineer, or a related subject.
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in education projects as an Education Project Manager
  • Experience with project management cycle, budgets, and donor requirements
  • Previous experience in a humanitarian setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and representative skills (written, oral, cross - cultural)
  • Experience working with governments, UN bodies, INGOs and local NGOs
  • Experience in donor relation
  • Ability to take initiative where appropriate to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
  • Ability to adapt, change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization
  • Ability to work within a fluid situation (changes within the team, location of programs, etc.)
  • Ability to conduct work in a professional and mature manner
  • Ability to deal with relations with local authorities as a representative of NFDHR
  • Ability to manage local staff in a mature and impartial manner
·       Commitment to the aims and principles of NFDHR.
  • English and Arabic language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)



Desirable:
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills
·       Flexible and able to work well under pressure
·       Capable of working collaborative with team members to achieve results
·       Relates and works well with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds


How to Apply

If you meet the requirements stated above, please apply through the below link
Deadline. 17-11-2022
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview