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Vacancy: Project Officer Latin America & Caribbean

By GNDR
16 January 2023

Vacancies

We’re looking for a project officer who will  support the implementation of the BHA project in the selected regions and countries of operation. 

The Project officer will be supervised by the Project Coordinator and work closely with other Project Officers within the project, Secretariat team, National implementing partners, GNDR members, relevant board members, consultants and advisors. The role encompasses a range of tasks and responsibilities in what is a high-profile and innovative programme that will require constant and meaningful  engagement between civil society, local and national governments and other stakeholders.

The main responsibilities are:

  1. Support the implementation of BHA project  strategy and associated annual work plan
  2. Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, prepare tools and templates  for monitoring and reporting of project related activities 
  3. Coordinate  implementation  of the BHA objective, outputs and deliverables  
  4. Write clear and effective monthly and quarterly project reports ls
  5. Support training and capacity building interventions related to the project supporting users in communications tools and software used by the network
  6. Involvement in the design and  compilation production of project tools and materials 
  7. Provide regional project and country specific information  to support GNDR campaigns and events
  8. Liaise with selected National Coordinating Organisations (implementing partners)  and other secondary partners  or actors to provide project data and information 
  9. Assist with review, quality checks and follow up of the implementing partners (NCOs)  deliverables.
  10. Information management and reporting
  11. External relationships and representation

We are ideally looking for candidates that have the following attributes and skills:

  • A degree in a relevant international development 
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in disaster risk management and project implementation
  • Experience in implementation of projects related to conflict ,climate change and DRR
  • Experience of working in civil society organisations and networks 
  • Experience of large scale project implementation
  • Knowledge of people-centred participatory tools and inclusive approaches  
  • Ability to think strategically plan, prioritise and organise in a clear and structured way
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally in English with proficiency in Spanish 
  • A calm, confident and welcoming manner
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Self-reliance, ability to work on your own and take initiative, working under minimal supervision and be flexible/adaptable
  • Able to travel overseas, at short notice if required
  • Comfortable in cross cultural communication with people from different backgrounds
  • Committed to working in an inclusive, open and participatory manner

 

Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in any of GNDR’s regional hub locations . Currently the role is working from home with regular times in the office, as government guidance allows.

Competitive salary and benefits based on regional location. 

March 2023   

To apply for this position all applicants should send a brief cover letter and CV to jobs@gndr.org with the subject line referencing the role title and region you are applying for.

Due to the high number of applicants we may not able to respond to all applicants and  if they do not here from us by March 16th they should consider their application not successful

As an international charity, GNDR strives to be inclusive in all its activities, and encourages applicants of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

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