Country Project Development Officer Vacancy-Job Ref: ACSYACTED/1001/202428


Country Project Development Officer Vacancy-Job Ref: ACSYACTED/1001/202428
Amman (Jordan) Syria
Job Description
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
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.
The Project Development Officer (PDO) contributes to the development of project proposals in line with Acted’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management, incl. timely reporting of project achievements to donors. The PDO facilitates internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to Acted external communication strategy.
Main duties
1. Fundraising
Context Analysis
External relations:
Fundraising and proposal development:
2. Grant Management
Contract follow-up
Partner Follow-up
3. Management and Internal Coordination
Staff Management (if any):
Internal Coordination and Communication:
4. External Communication
Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science;
1-2 years previous work experience in a relevant position;
Previous related work experience, with knowledge of project design, proposal writing and grants management;
Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems;
Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills;
Strong coordination and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work in a multicultural and fast-paced environment;
Ability to work well under pressure;
Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles.
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