Project Coordinator

Al-Tawasol Forum Society (TFS) is an NGO, registered by the Palestinian Interior Ministry and holds a certificate of registration number 7536. TFS was established in 2006 to activate the role of women, youth, children, and the elderly and to integrate them into their societies

TFS is implementing a 3-year project in partnership with Islamic Relief Palestine with generous fund from Islamic Relief Canada. The project aims to Improved interdependence, connectedness, and productivity of Russol-enrolled children in the Gaza Strip

TFS is recruiting a qualified candidate for the following position

Position Title: Project Coordinator

The project Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, implementation & management of the project activities and stakeholders related to advocacy including promotion & awareness, contribute in related assessments and capacity building

Position Type: Full time (100 %)

Location: Al-Tawasol Forum Society (TFS) Office, El- Nuseirat, Middle Area

Duration:  12 months (renewable, based on performance evaluation on availability of fund)

Expected starting Date: October 2023

Reports to:  Project Manager

The Communication Forum Society (TFS) in the Gaza Strip is dedicated to implementing talent development programs aimed at enhancing the well-being of Palestinian youth. Our mission is to create more efficient, comprehensive, flexible, and sustainable talent education systems in alignment with national policies and strategies for cooperative sustainable development

Al-Tawasol Forum Society (TFS) will be implementing a project titled Enabling Talented Children for a Better Future (Russol Centre Phase II). in partnership with Islamic Relief and funded by IR Canada,  The project will contribute to Improved interdependence, connectedness, and productivity of Russol-enrolled children in the Gaza Strip This project recognizes the immense potential and talent present among children and aims to empower them for a brighter future, By nurturing their abilities, skills, and competencies, the project contributes to the broader vision of Islamic Relief in promoting sustainable development and fostering positive change within communities

In order to strengthen its technical and operational capacities in implementing this project, Al-Tawasol Forum Society (TFS) is seeking a highly motivated Project Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the (TFS) Manager of the Office the Project Coordinator will perform the following tasks

Ensure efficient and quality project implementation according to the workplan, in line with the project document and following the agreed upon guidelines and templates. This includes preparing, updating and monitoring detailed workplans for the project and supervising and coordinating the timely implementation of all project activities

Establish close collaboration and working arrangements with a multidisciplinary team of technical experts, short-term consultants, national /international staff/consultants and support personnel and provide day to day follow up as needed

Mobilize resources and ensure the buy-in of all stakeholders including local partners and private sector organization

Provide ongoing updates on progress and tracking, reporting and documenting achievements and bottlenecks

Take the lead in handling the agreements with the implementing partners including managing the agreements for results, reviewing, and clearing the monitoring reports from implementing partners, and certifying requests for payments in compliance with the requirements of the Agreements

Liaise, under the supervision of the (TFS) Manager of the Office, with INGOs, LNGOs, implementing partners, and other governmental and non-governmental actors to ensure that project interventions are implemented, coordinated, and synergized with donor guidelines and integral to the achievement of the project overall objective

Collect, consolidate, and prepare the progress and final reports and other information materials following the donor guidelines, requirements, and templates as well as doner applicable policies and procedures

Conduct frequent field visits, follow up and monitoring to the project rightholders; and provide the needed support, advice and follow up in order to ensure optimal use and sustainability of the support provided by the projects to the rightholders

Contribute to building the project staff’s and partners’ capacity in understanding and utilizing approaches, tools, and best practices relevant to the project

Perform other related duties as required

The key results have an impact on the delivery of the programme in terms of quality and accuracy of work. Accurate information management, analysis, and presentation and a client-oriented approach enhance TFS’s capability to effectively and efficiently manage project’s activities while ensuring quality implementation of projects in contribution to the attainment of progressing SDG 4 and SDG 8 among other relevant SDGs

TFS Core Competencies

Results Focus

Teamwork

Communication

Building Effective Relationships

Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Competencies

Corporate Competencies

Demonstrates integrity by modeling the TFS values and ethical standards

Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of TFS

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Treats all people fairly without favoritism

Functional Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office

Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice, areas, acts on learning plan, and applies newly acquired skills

Operational Effectiveness

Ability to apply conceptual models in support of formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities

Strong experience in talent development approaches

Management and Leadership

Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback

Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills

Remains calm, in control, and good humored even under pressure, – Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

Communication Competencies

Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors

Delivers engaging, informative and well-organized presentations

Demonstrated ability to work in a team, and interpersonal skills

Required Skills and Experience

Education

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field relevant to the required tasks (i.e., Business Administration, Development, or related field)

Experience

At least 6 years (for the Bachelor’s degree) and 4 years (for the Master’s degree) of proven experience in the implementation and/or development of talent development approach skills and/or developmental programs/projects targeting talented

Proven experience in coordinating capacity strengthening interventions targeting market-oriented capacity development of talented youth

Proven experience in project cycle management, aligning projects with gender guidelines, and ensuring inclusion, equity, and transformative change

Language Requirements

Working knowledge in both Arabic and English languages

Other

Excellent reporting and communication skills in both Arabic and English

Professional skills in standard computer applications

Al-Tawasol Forum Society (TFS) is mainstreaming of the gender concept; Female and persons with disability candidates are encouraged to apply for this position

Interested candidates should submit their CVs, cover letter, certificates, and supporting documents in English through

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Deadline for applications is 15/10/2023 at 12:00 PM

Any Arabic applications or applications that doesn’t fulfill the requested requirements or applications after 5/10/2023 at 12:00 PM will be ignored

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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