Background & Description

The Project Coordinator will lead and manage the humanitarian response activities implementation in District Khyber under the supervision of Programme Coordinator KP by ensuring improved and effective delivery of humanitarian aid and emergency response especially UNDP funded project. Identify and design new response project for the displaced people from Tribal Districts Khyber to fulfil their immediate needs. Develop and maintain the coordination mechanism with concern stakeholders as well as weekly & monthly reports for CO/HQ and donors agencies.

Requirements and Skills

PERSON SPECIFICATION
It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with Islamic values and principles as well as commitment to Islamic Relief Worldwide vision, mission and core values.

 

Qualification:
Master’s preferably in Development Studies/ Social Sciences
Experience:
Minimum of 3 years humanitarian aid experience/ Bachelor with 6 years of experience in complex and natural disasters.

Computer Skills:
• Postgraduate degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation, etc.
• High level of all aspects of managerial experience, including managing multi-donor budgets
• Experience in complex decision making and leading a multi-disciplinary team under difficult circumstances
• The highest level of expertise in representation and negotiation with governments.
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• Strong understanding of the humanitarian operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program management
• An Excellent understanding of the current Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies in
Country
• He or She must have experience of working for a Humanitarian Organization specifically in the context of Tribal Districts.


Language:
Urdu, English and local languages
Key Personal Qualities:
• People Management Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
• Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of IR. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
• Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to IR's core values and humanitarian principles.
• Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
• Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
• Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
• Knowledge and application of Sphere Standards, Humanitarian Principles, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills and other guiding principles during interaction with Disaster affected communities.
• Fluency in English (oral and written) including excellent writing skills, however command over Pashto language is desirable

 

Education

Master’s preferably in Development Studies/ Social Sciences

How to Apply

Detailed Job descriptions are available at www.islamic-relief.org.pk. Interested candidates may submit the online job application latest by November 29, 2018. Final salary offer will be determined on applicant's profile and experience. Locals from the program area will be preferred for field-based positions. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for test/interview. Women & person with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

About Organization

Islamic Relief Pakistan (IRP) is the chapter of Islamic relief Worldwide. IRP is in-line with the mission, vision and values of Islamic relief worldwide. IRP commenced its operations in the year 1992 with the signed MOU with Economic Affairs Division and also registered under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984, Government of Pakistan in the year 1994.

Islamic relief across the world is well recognized for its emergency response and is one of those organizations who initially entered to any area to respond to the emergency and then complete the cycle through development programming which leads to sustainability.

Our Values

Following Prophetic Guidance: We remain guided by the timeless values and teachings provided by the revelations contained within the Qur’an and prophetic example, most specifically:

  • Social Justice (Adl): Our work is founded on enabling people and institutions to fulfil the rights of people who are poor and vulnerable. We work to empower the dispossessed towards realising their God-given human potential and developing their capabilities and resources.
  • Sincerity (Ikhlas): In responding to poverty and suffering, our efforts are driven by sincerity to God and the need to fulfil our obligations to humanity.
  • Excellence (Ihsan): Our actions in tackling poverty are marked by excellence in our operations and conduct which is deserving of the people we serve.
  • Compassion (Rahma): We believe the protection and well-being of every life is of paramount importance and we shall join with other humanitarian actors to act as one in responding to suffering brought on by disasters, poverty and injustice.
  • Custodianship (Amana): We uphold our duty of custodianship over the earth, its resources and the trust people place in us as humanitarian and development practitioners to be transparent and accountable.