Project Coordinator job at Save the in Faryab

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  • Job ID 18374
  • Salary As Per Organization Salary Scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration Fixed Term
  • Vacancy No. 220008MV
  • Organization Save the Children
  • Location Faryab

Job Description

Job Description:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the high-quality management of the Education Can’t-Wait
(ECW) in Faryab province. The post-holder will be responsible for the quality and effective implementation of the project interventions using weekly and monthly budget and indicator tracking; collation of incoming data from field activities; coordination with provincial government stakeholders and existing coordination mechanises; regulating and monitoring the progress of the project staff; writing and editing project reports (monthly, quarterly, and final); and preparing routine email correspondence for this project. In addition, the post holder will support the capacity building of project staff in Faryab province.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: The ECW Project coordinator is accountable to carry out the following key role and responsibilities:

Programme Implementation and Support
    Support the project Senior staff in the preparation, review, and periodic revision of their detailed implementation plans (DIPs) and management.
    Monitor the implementation progress of the project by means of provincial field visits and periodic meetings with local stakeholders.
    Support the project senior staff on effective implementation of the project interventions; CBE and ALP program.
    Work with the provincial-based project team for the implementation of monthly targets; weekly work plans; database management; regular reviews of target indicators; and the processing of status updates from field staff.
    Carry out weekly and monthly budget tracking, monitoring DIP and M & E plan identify potential variances of expenses vs. the budget allocation, and work on appropriate adjustments.
    Prepare and monitor the detailed procurement plan, so that project material is purchased on time and within budget.
    Work closely with Education Program Manager and Child Protection & MHPSS team to implement the project objectives within the budget.
    Ensure all training and related materials are prepared and the staff orientated on time in the province and provincial thematic.
    Fully responsible for the project implementation in Faryab province and in preparation and participate in meetings with key stakeholders.
    Carry out field-based needs assessments and gap analyses and communicated through proper channels.
    Ensure project management approaches follow SCI standards and ethical principles.
    Ensure timely and accurate reports are provided to Education Program Manager.
Reporting and Documentation
    Prepare and edit project reports –– monthly, quarterly, and final.
    Collect incoming data from field activities.

Coordination and Representation
    Represent SCI in sectoral meetings such as Education Cluster meetings, EiE working group meetings, and CPiE related meetings.
    Meeting regularly with senior support staff and community leaders for maximum coordination, information sharing, and problem-solving.
    Liaise with the MEAL Department for outcome-level analyses (quantitative and qualitative) of the project’s progress, beneficiary impact, and challenges from the field.
    Coordinate with the Media and Communications Department for the production of high-quality case studies of project success, for use at external advocacy meetings, ministerial liaison workshops, and selected media events.

Capacity Building of Project Staff
    Support the capacity building of project staff during the life of the grant specifically in the area of ECW (Education Can’t-Wait), Child Protection (CP), mobilizing, and leadership.
    Monitoring the project interventions regularly and find out the gaps, sharing the gaps with the staff, and making a proper action plan.
    Ensure that the project is on track in the sense of indicators and immediate outcomes.
    Share the findings in the form of monitoring reports.
    Undertaking advocacy and resource mobilization to assist Education Programme Manager in the Education portfolios. 
    Ensuring appropriate attention to priority cross-cutting issues are embedded in the member’s programming/operational interventions.
Child Safeguarding
    Support the project senior staff, so that they comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures regarding child protection and child safeguarding, for the maximum protection of children.
•    Implement the project interventions and apply the knowledge in a way to Do Not Harm children.
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

•    holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
•    holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
•    sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, take responsibility for their personal development, and encourages their team to do the same
•    widely shares their vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
•    future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
•    builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members, external partners, and supporters
•    values diversity, and sees it as a source of competitive strength
•    approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
•    develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
•    willing to take disciplined risks.
•    honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


•    Bachelor in the social sciences or humanities, with a specialization in social work.

    At least four years experience in Education, humanitarian response within the education and protection sectors
    Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field or an equivalent education
    Formal training in cluster coordination
    Strong understanding of the General Education System of the Ministry of Education
    Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
    Fluency both verbal and written in Dari and Pashtu
    Functional capacity
    Be able to annualize information, evaluate options, and think and plan in an effective, and strategic manner.
    Substantial experience in line management, effective team building and capacity development.
    Proven record of successful team leadership, management of implementing teams, and delivering
    Program objectives in complex, fragile, and challenging environments, in particular with regard to staff safety and security management.
    Experience working in Humanitarian Response and Preparedness programs’
    Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
    Commitment to, and understanding of, Save the Children’s Principles and values’ including child rights and child protection
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities 
The role holder is required to carry out the duties by the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties by the SCI anti-harassment policy.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties by SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter to the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

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