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24 Janvier 2021 Il y a 2 ans

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Region: North Africa (Tunisia)
Office: Tunis
Hours: 34-36
Application deadline: January 24, 2021

About Hivos

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.

Job context

Hivos is seeking qualified national candidates for the position of Project Coordinator in Tunisia. The Project Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of a two-year Freedom of Expression (FoE) and Information project. The post holder will oversee the management, and implementation of the objectives and activities in accordance to project proposal and budget. This includes operational and financial oversight of grant-making to one partner, and ensuring overall adherence to Hivos and donor policies & regulations.

S/he will work with partner to develop and update implementation and expenditure plans, and ensure that an appropriate monitoring system is in place to track progress and deviations of project implementation. S/He establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the main partner organization and other key stakeholders.

This project is funded by the US Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.  It aims at supporting the ongoing efforts to improve the legal and regulatory frameworks by:

  1. Supporting the ability of journalists and media actors to effectively exercise their rights to FoE;
  2. Promoting a participatory and inclusive approach to the development and implementation of a strong and coherent legal framework that protects freedoms of expression and information;
  3. Promoting public understanding and support of FoE and access to information. This project will be implemented in cooperation with a national Tunisian partner and other relevant stakeholders in the media sector.

Your responsibilities

The post holder will have the specific tasks:

Project implementation and monitoring:

  • Develop and implement a plan for M&E and ensure that the main partner is clear on how to contribute to the plan.
  • Review and assess the project progress, including through regular partner meetings.
  • Establish a regular reporting schedule (financial and narrative) with partner ensuring that all reports respond to relevant program indicators and are in line with M&E Framework.
  • Carry out regular visits to partner and communities to ensure ongoing oversight of the project components.
  • Contribute to quarterly and annual project review process ensuring that the review provides clear evidence of progress and challenges and that it meets internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Develop and produce timely consolidated project narrative reports, review financial reports, including reviews of all partner reports, in accordance Hivos and donor requirements.

Partnership and support

  • Management of relationship with key stakeholders in the project environment; promotes and integrates the materialization of their support into actions and shares successes and failures for further improvement.
  • Ensure relations with partner are in keeping with Hivos core values, policies and procedures.
  • Promote accountability of partner to target communities as specified in program documents.

Institutional Funding

  • Work together with relevant colleagues to identify additional funding sources and contribute to the development of proposals as agreed.
  • Ensure potential partners are aware of the grant management and reporting requirements of back donors, and where necessary, provide training and support to partners in order to meet these demands.

Advocacy & Networking

  • Participate in relevant thematic working groups, networks and learning forums, nationally, regionally and possibly internationally in order to improve program and advocacy learning, sharing and impact.
  • Develop relationships with peers in other NGOs working on the same issues and maintain an overview of their work, identifying possible opportunities for collaboration.

Teamwork and collaboration

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues at Regional Offices and global levels, to contribute to the achievement of broader organizational goals.
  • Participate in and contribute to global & regional thematic meetings relevant to the project.
  • Provide project material for Hivos communications and fundraising.
  • Other relevant tasks as requested by line manager, which may arise.

Your profile

  • Possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in political science, humanities or social sciences.
  • 5-7 years of experience in project management & coordination in the development field of work, specifically in governance & policies, media and technology and human rights.
  • Strong skills in report writing and supporting proposal development.
  • Extensive knowledge of the media sector and technology.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of project cycle management and application of advocacy strategies, financial management systems, budget development, monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience of working through partnerships as well as co-implementation.
  • Experience with institutional funding, preferably US government projects.
  • A results oriented person with strong conceptual, analytical thinking.
  • A team worker with strong commitment to working with others to achieve mutual objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of working with people from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong commitment to the values of free expression, gender equality and social justice.
  • You have excellent communication and social interaction skills, and fluent in both written and spoken English, Arabic and French.
  • You are able to travel to within and outside the country, as requested.
  • You must legally have the right to work in Tunisia (either as a national or already in possession of a work permit at the time of application deadline).

What we offer

We offer a stimulating work environment in a professional international organization with very dedicated staff. Employment is offered as soon as possible for the period of one year with possible extension for a longer period. Salary will be in accordance with the salary scale applicable to a Tunisian context and aligned with local labor law.

For more information, you can contact Sarah Saleh, Regional Director, ssaleh@hivos.org.

Specific Employment Conditions for this vacancy

Until the conclusion of Hivos’ registration as a foreign NGO in Tunisia, this position will be hosted at Al Bawsala, a Tunisian non-profit association. A one year local contract will be offered to the employee under Al Bawsala and accordingly, employment conditions of Al Bawsala will apply for this vacancy.

Upon the conclusion of Hivos’ registration in Tunis (and based on the employee’s performance) Hivos intends to transfer the employee’s contract under Hivos’ umbrella where Hivos’ Tunis Office employment conditions will apply.

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