Projects Coordinator – Erbil / منسق مشاريع – أربيل

About SCM:

The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) is an independent, non-governmental, and non-profit organisation registered in France in 2004, governed by a non-remunerated board. It has held a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2011.

SCM’s vision is for a world based on freedom, justice, and equality that respects personal dignity, human rights, and fundamental freedoms.

Vacancy details:

Job title: Projects Coordinator – Erbil

Program/ Project/ Department: Programs Development & Fundraising Department

Positions available: 1 vacancy.

Duration of the contract: 12 months.

Application deadline: 19 January 2023.

Work Station: Erbil – Iraq.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Planning and Organizing: Assisting the Project manager in the day-to-day running of the business. A Project Coordinator’s responsibility is, organizing, and executing all administrative tasks for a project, and ensuring that tasks are effectively implemented as scheduled.

Implementation: Coordinating with other departments or teams as required to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of all EU project deliverables. The Project Coordinator coordinates with other departments or teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to specification, and in full adherence to the contractual requirements and constraints.

Follow up: Reporting to the project manager on the progress and status of each project undertaken by all parties involved in the project. This includes meeting with key stakeholders, keeping them informed on progress. As well as working with a team to ensure quality reporting of project activities and achievements and document best practices and lessons learned in the course of implementation.

Reporting: Generating, receiving, documenting and compiling all relevant information, annexes, as well as means of verifications in relation to the project performance; and incorporating this content into structured reporting templates that rhyme with the donor requirements.

Recurring and M&E: Coordinating project schedules, resources, equipment and information, and resources management such as time sheets, expense claims, etc. In addition to assigning tasks to internal teams and assisting with schedule management.The Project Coordinator will be primarily responsible with the MEAL team for ensuring the quality and preservation of paperwork, records and any other documents associated with the project and submitting them to the Project Manager upon request.

Procurement: Providing the procurement team with timely and detailed procurement plans rhyming with the implementation plans, and participating in the provision of relevant technical descriptions and assisting in the tender evaluation processes.

JD & ToR: Provide assistance – as required- on the development and modification of the job descriptions and technical terms of reference in accordance with the project and context requirements. This includes the project team members, external consultants, evaluators, and other relevant sorts of service providers.

Requirement, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development studies, program/project management, or an of study to support knowledge in management.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in human rights/humanitarian assistance/development with at least 2 years of experience in management.
  • Desirable / Priority will be given to experience in managing civil society and organizations.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to write reports, updates, and success stories.
  • Proven project coordinating experience, in activity and data management;
  • Previous experience managing and/or implementing funded projects.
  • Desirable / Priority will be given to candidates with experience in overseeing the implementation interventions.
  • The ability to juggle multiple tasks, manage, and keep a team on task is a valuable asset.
  • Excellent positive communication and inter and Teamwork skills;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements
  • Excellent time management, good organizational, and multitasking working skills.
  • Commitment to beneficiary accountability humanitarian/human rights ethics.
  • Fluent Arabic and English speaker, sufficient Kurdish and/or any other European language

How to apply:

  • The CV must include contact information (telephone number, Mail address), previous experiences with professional references, academic qualifications
  • The CV must be in PDF format with the full name of the applicant in the title.
  • Applications should be sent via email to: [email protected] with the name of the vacancy in the email subject.
  • Any applications received after the deadline will be rejected.
  • CVs will be reviewed after the deadline of submission, and only shortlisted will be called for interviews. We apologize for not sending replies to all.