TheCountry Programme Coordinatoris responsible for:
Based in Sana’a, Yemen, and reporting to the CM, the CPC is responsible for the successful implementation of the DRC Yemen Country Programme, primarily by:
- Ensuring oversight, control, and risk management of all projects in the DRC portfolio in Yemen, emphasising compliance with donor and DRC requirements;
- Operationalising the integrated health and WASH project funded by ECHO, ensuring that it starts on time and rapidly achieves the first project milestones;
- Line managing 2-3 National Programme Officers, each working on a major donor funded project (MoFA, ECHO, and DEVCO – in a possible second phase);
- Enhancing assessment, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER), in accordance with relevant SOPs, across the entire Yemen project portfolio;
- Contributing to cross-sectoral coherence across the DRC Yemen portfolio, encompassing relief, WASH, health, nutrition, food security and protection;
- Supporting YRCS to engage with relevant sectors, clusters and other coordination fora, beyond the coordination that encompasses the RCRC Movement;
- Supporting the DRC CM and Country Team in efforts to collaborate across the RCRC Movement to build relevant sustainable capacity in YRCS and its staff;
Experience and qualificationsYou have a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in the field, in humanitarian emergency or development project management. Direct experience of managing projects funded by the EU, such as ECHO, DEVCO, through trust funds or EuropeAid.
You have proven field experience in project implementation through partners in conflict-affected or post-crisis countries. Significant Project Cycle Management (PCM) and programme financial management experience. Documented experience of report writing, information management and analytical skills, applied to assessment and programming.
You have solid experience working for a humanitarian aid organisation in a challenging conflict/post-conflict environment, preferably in the Middle East, and we are particularly interested in your experience in the capacity development of local staff in this field, including curriculum development, facilitation, on the job training, and mentoring. An understanding of the compliance regulations of donors such as ECHO, EU DEVCO, and national MoFAs relating to programme, will also be useful. We expect that you have good analytical and negotiating skills. You possess excellent communication, coordination as well as networking and facilitation skills. We expect full proficiency in relevant MS applications, and a valid international driving license. The position requires an excellent level of written and spoken English. In terms of personal qualities, good cultural understanding and the ability to work in a challenging multicultural environment is essential.
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