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Project Coordinator; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant and Project Coordination:

-Coordinate the administration and reporting of multiple disaster response projects including those with large multi-year budgets in accordance with donor requirements while ensuring participation of key stakeholders
-Ensure that proposals include key components and analysis of gender and environmental principles in disaster response work with particular attention paid to Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy
-Coordinate and support the regular monitoring of grant/project implementation to track milestones, compliance, timeliness and deliverables through the analysis of periodic reports and provision of feedback to partners, including regular visits to project sites
-Coordinate and manage all contractual terms and conditions of a grant/project to ensure the integrity of the relationship with the granting institution, respect for the standards applied and the successful outcome of the grant/project
-Ensure regular and effective communication between all stakeholders (e.g. field staff and partners, World Renew Community Development staff)
-Coordinate a process that ensures timely and appropriate transfer of funds for programming, and local purchases of resources or transport
-Maintain records and data associated with the projects

Evaluation and Learning:

-Support colleagues in the International Disaster Response team by collaborating on proposals for submission, supporting needs assessments and participating in project evaluations
-Participate in meetings of the team and contribute to a team culture of mutual support, accountability and learning
-Develop tools and templates to support existing organizational best practice
-Monitor trends and developments in humanitarian best practice and advise on appropriate strategies to incorporate these emerging trends while maintaining the integrity of World Renew’s programming approach
-Contribute, as requested, to the strengthening of relationships with relevant government funding departments, particularly Global Affairs Canada, by attending meetings and networking events in North America (e.g. Humanitarian Response Network, Canadian Council for International Cooperation, Canadian Food Grains Bank, InterAction, ACT Alliance, Integral Alliance)
-Perform other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Project based positions

QUALIFICATIONS
-A Christian with a compassionate heart for the poor and suffering
-Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA
-Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment and respectful relationships that value diversity and equality
-Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure
-Ability to communicate effectively with funding agencies and partners, with strength in writing, editing and summarizing
-Demonstrated ability to coordinate development and/or disaster response projects
-Demonstrated working knowledge of Project Management, Results Based Management methodology and programme design that incorporates strong gender and environmental principles
-Demonstrated understanding and ability to submit project funding proposals under Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy
-Working knowledge of disaster response and community development issues and processes
-Experience and/or interest in organizational learning processes
-Familiarity with statistics and analytics software such as SPSS
-A flexible team player
-Professional, co-operative demeanor
-Disciplined, self-motivated work style; able to function competently and productively with little supervision
-Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
-Demonstrated ability to manage the pressures of international disaster response program work, including responding on short notice and tight deadlines

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
-A bachelor’s degree in social sciences or other relevant related field
-At least two years of international experience in a development or disaster response context including a minimum of three years of experience in managing projects from institutional funders and experience in an administrative role
-Experience with agriculture or livelihoods programming in an emergency context or specialization in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programming is highly desirable, in addition to experience with the submission of successful funding applications

LANGUAGE
Written and oral competency in English is required. Written and oral competency in Spanish, French and other languages is an asset

More information about this position can be found on our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter online, on or before February 18, 2019 at: https://worldrenew.net/careers