“flexible, hands-on, result oriented, pro-active professional, with strong facilitation skills, who contributes to and
supports War Child’s mission and vision”
As Project Coordinator you are responsible for (co-)realizing learning and development projects within the mandate of Program Partnership and Grants (2PG). You are also responsible for coordinating the work on review and improving Institutional Fundraising and Grant Management work processes defined in standard policies and procedures and other subprojects conform the predetermined objective(s). Moreover, in 2019 War Child started a Culture Project to improve working environment for staff. You, as Project Coordinator, have a focus on the coordination and monitoring of the different internal projects involving the Culture Project.
As Project Coordinator you are the part of the Quality Assurance (QA) sub-team and you report to Team Leader QA, except for the Culture project for which you report to the Manager of Governance & Organisational Development (GoOD) team. As Project Coordinator you collaborate closely with a range of staff members internally and with relevant external partners. This role can be based either in War Child Holland’s office in Amsterdam or in one of WCH offices worldwide (by equal suitability, preference will be given to local applicants).
Quality Assurance tasks (Program Partnership and Grants)
· Monitor, identify and analyse problem areas, trends and developments as they relate to 2PG specific area of work in programme partnerships, donor relations & institutional fundraising and quality assurance
· Translate the findings into consequences, opportunities and propose agile solutions for 2PG work processes, including required tools, systems, resources and responsibilities and define possible improvements of work methods, policies and procedures
· Identify improvement areas in 2PG and COs/ROs working processes and propose and develop learning solutions, for example (online) workshops/webinars, face-to-face training, e-learning, etc.
· Coordinate the development and facilitation of joint learning sessions related to 2PG topics
· Facilitate the implementation and roll out of agreed and approved improvements in work methods, policies and procedures
· Give active input in the continuing process of institutional fundraising and grant management quality improvement for the purpose of the service within the project area, including support in data checks and clean up, review and analysis of processes and system optimization.
Organizational Culture tasks (GoOD)
· Contribute to the development of a global Culture approach
· Initiate, support, advise, coordinate and monitor in agreed Culture focus areas
· Support organization and facilitation of Culture activities
· Be a Culture role model.
· HBO or academic background in Management, Learning and Development or Development/International Cooperation
· Minimum 3 years of work experience in development aid programmes implemented in conflict or post-conflict regions
· Experience in developing methods, tools, facilitation and delivering training
· Experience in Organisational Culture and employee engagement
· Understanding of dynamics of cooperation between program countries and HQ
· Demonstrated experience using Salesforce and Business Process Modeller or similar software is a strong advantage
· Ability to analyse and work with large sets of data (Excel and other databases)
· Good communicator and advisory skills, willing to share knowledge and experience
· Excellent planning and organizational ability with an eye for details
· Cultural and organisational sensitivity
· Flexible, pro-active, custom- and result-oriented, team player
· Excellent writing and facilitation skills in English and preferable Dutch, French and/or Arabic
· Fully support War Child’s mandate and mission
· Willing and able to travel to WCH programming areas if required
· Available for 40 hours per week, starting 15th October 2020 (5 months contract)
· EU resident or in possession of EU work permit (if duty station to be based in EU).
Our offer (if duty station in Amsterdam)
· If duty station Amsterdam: salary range from €3059 to €3957 gross per month, based on 40 hours per week (the exact step determined by the years of your relevant working experience)
· 26 vacation days (based on 40 hours per week), plus 2 additional free days on a year basis
· A contributory pension scheme where all pension contributions are paid by War Child
· Monthly mobile phone contribution of € 25,-
· Reimbursement of train costs (2nd class) for your home-work commute
· Pleasant working conditions, good atmosphere, great colleagues and of course the meaningful purpose of our work!
If duty station in a WCH country program: a local contract with a corresponding local salary and Terms & Conditions.
War Child is a dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office(s), with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused, and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child Holland offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace.
How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply by no later than 6 September 2020 by submitting your CV (English, max 2 pages) and cover letter using the following hyperlink:
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