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Whole of Syria: Project Development Volunteer – Amman, Jordan

Amman

  • Organization: ACTED - Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Volunteer - Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: Closed

Volunteering | 6 months | July 2024

Acted

For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

ACTED Syria

Since 2012, Acted has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: Acted provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, Acted has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

The Project Development Volunteer (PDV) ensures proper grant management by developing qualitative project progress reports in compliance with donors’ rules. The PDV facilitates smooth internal communication and coordination with relevant departments and contributes to Acted external communication strategy. The PDV contributes to fundraising efforts by participating in the development of project proposals in line with Acted’s global and in-country programme strategy.

Main Duties:

1. Grant Management

  • Contract follow-up
  • Reporting
  • Partner follow-up

2. Internal Coordination

  • Internal Coordination and Communication
  • Filing

3. External Communication

4. Fundraising

  • External relations
  • Contribution to proposal development
  • Contracting

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science;
  • Previous related work experience, with knowledge of proposal writing and reporting;
  • Familiarity with the project cycle;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to manage multiple tasks;
  • Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles.

Conditions

Status: volunteer

  • 300 USD per month living allowance
  • Coverage of all accommodation, guesthouse, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg
  • The provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.
  • One week pre-departure training in Acted HQ, including a 4-days in situ security training
  • Psychological assistance

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email (jobs@acted.org), including the reference: PDV/WOS

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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