Disability and Vulnerability Focal Point (DVFP) Project Manager

Handicap International, Dohuk, Iraq

Skill Required:, HR and AdminMonitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th June, 2015

Job Description


Based in Dohuk governorate, under the direct responsibility of the Operations Coordinator and in cooperation with the Technical Unit, you will be responsible for:

•Contributing to the strategy of intervention within the project and related operational modalities and tools in close collaboration with the 2 other PM under the direct responsibility of the DVFP Project Coordinator
•Implementing activities as described in the proposals and monitoring the result achievements and indicators as per indicated in the logical framework for his/her project area
•Supervising and managing the operational teams that come under his/her responsibility
•Ensuring that all activities that are implemented are carried out well following quality and technical standard and, if necessary, proposes adjustment or improvements to meet the objectives in collaboration with the Technical Unit
•Ensuring the financial and logistics monitoring of the projects in close collaboration with the support department in the base and making sure HI procedures are respected
•Participating to the design of the MEAL strategy at the global mission level ;
•Regularly reporting on the above activities as per requested by your line manager


•In coordination with your line manager, represent Handicap International in the project area with any relevant stakeholders in order to facilitate the implementation of project’s activities
•Participates when needed/relevant to the Working Groups and Cluster relative to the field of intervention at local and governorate, level

•In close collaboration with the 2 other Project Managers, the technical unit and the MEAL department, under the direct responsibility of the DVFP Project Coordinator, ensure the coherence and the homogeneity of the project under your responsability.
•Supervises the implementation of the project through the management of the team under your responsibility
•Organizes and animates team meetings as frequently as possible

•Ensures strict application and respect of the Internal Regulation by your related staff. Suggest to the administrator precision/adaptation of certain rules taking into account the specific context of the mission
•Be in charge of the recruitment of all the members of the project team under your management

•Ensure that the “Beneficiary Information System Management” related to the project is set-up and appropriated by the team under your responsibility
•Through the supervision of the Database Officer, ensure that data related to the project under your management are collected and compiled in the project database

•Be in charge of the monthly situation report and PM Box for the projects under your responsibility by providing relevant data related to your position
•Provides regular reporting on the activities to your line manager


•Experience in disability and vulnerability related projects
•At least 4 years of professional experience in humanitarian / emergency context in management of projects
•Strong management skills
•Strong internal and external coordination skills
•Proven managerial experience
•Strong communication and reporting skills
•Strong organisational skills
•Project management skills would be an asset
•Experience in the Middle East would be a strong asset
•Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
•Ability to work under high pressure
•English mandatory (oral and written)


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