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Community Engagement Assistant (Field Coordinator)

Multiple locations

  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Grade: Administrative support - LICA-4, Local Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Administrative support
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed
Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5104/25685
Department/office MR, AMMMCO, Amman
Duty station Multiple, Jordan
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-4
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 20-Mar-2023 to 03-Apr-2023
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

Purpose and Scope of Assignment 

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Field Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to the following functions and responsibilities:

  1. Support the selection process of CfW beneficiaries (unskilled workers) and undertake community outreach in coordination with the contractor/s,

  2. Verify the selection of CfW beneficiaries in line with the predefined criteria,

  3. Provide support in operational and administrative issues in relation to the  CfW beneficiaries such as facilitating between contractor/s and relevant authorities in securing CfW work permits,

  4. Monitor the contractor/s in managing the CfW beneficiaries including training, compliance with the SOPs, labor standards etc. 

  5. Conduct field visits to oversee, coordinate and monitor field level activities of the project;

  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Monitoring and Progress Controls: Clear description of measurable outputs, milestones, key performance indicators and/or reporting requirements which will enable performance monitoring.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

  • Secondary school certification in required. 

  • Bachelor degree preferably in Business Administration, Project Management, Business Administration, Management, International Relations, Social Studies or other related field would be a considered advantage.     

  • A minimum of two years of experience in supporting project implementation and/or coordination in either public or private sector organization is required.

  • Secondary education in combination with a total of 4 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the education requirements outlined above.

  • Working experience in a project – based environment is required.

  • Experience in managing CfW projects is an asset.

  • Experience in Cash for Work management including budget responsibility of high volumes is desirable. 

  • Experience with international organization/s and/or UN agencies is an asset.

  • Proficiency with computers in particular MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Internet, MS Project, and other related software related to the positions field of expertise.

  • Fluency in English and Arabic

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