Programme Advisor Middle East Region (f/m)

ZOA, Amman, Jordan

Skill Required: Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Apply By: 
29th August, 2016


Job Description

Your challenge

As Programme Advisor you are responsible to ensure a high quality programme design, the implementation of a functional Monitoring & Evaluation system as well as proper networking with all stakeholders. You will provide major input in programme formulation for each ZOA country under the Middle East Region (MER) (Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon) as well as the development of project proposals for (potential) donors. These country programmes are supported by the regional coordination office for the Middle East Region, based in Amman.

As Programme Advisor you are a member of the Middle East Management Team and you are accountable to the Middle East Region Director.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

  • Support programme staff in the formulation and implementation of (multi) annual programme plans for the integrated and multi-sectoral development plans in their specific geographic areas.
  • Assist the Country Representatives in ensuring the quality of programme implementation of all ZOA country programmes through field visits, the formulation and supervision of assessments as well as standard monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support Country programmes with identifying and capacity building of local partners in the programme areas
  • Contribute to a positive and sustainable impact in all project activities on the population by supporting a stakeholder centred approach.
  • Develop a comprehensive and suitable PM&E system for the Middle East Region, and capacitate country teams and implementing partners how to use it.
  • Design and follow up the adherence to minimum quality standards in the programme implementation (CHS).
  • Pursue (potential) donors in coordination with the Director MER and MER Donor Relation Unit.
  • Formulate and follow-up relevant donor proposals in line with the agreed upon programme plans and country annual plan and provide adequate support to line managers in this respect.
  • Monitor and guard the quality of quarterly and annual plans and reports from the various country programmes and support the Director MER in the production of timely reports and plans.

Your profile

Identity

  • Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA
  • The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge

  • University degree in a humanitarian, development or other relevant field
  • At least three years field experience in a development country
  • Command of English
  • Competency in PCM
  • Competency in PM&E
  • Knowledge of quality standards such as HAP, SPHERE
  • PRA and Research skills

Skills and Attitude

  • Conceptual flexibility
  • Able to work in a fluid and insecure environment
  • Strong formulation and writing skills

Special conditions

  • Approximately 40% of time required for travel within the Middle East Region
  • Duty station does not qualify for additional R&R arrangements
  • Amman is a family duty station

We offer

ZOA offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated International NGO. ZOA provides for good benefits and remuneration. For more information about our organisation please visit our website.

Do you have any questions?

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?

ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via our website.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated. Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application.

References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.


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