Project HOPE is hiring Program Officer



Project HOPE is hiring Program Officer for Moldova

 

Job Description

 

General Identification of the position:

Position: Program Officer 

Location: Chisinau, Moldova

 

Job Purpose:

Support program operation in:

  • Project Quality Implementation and Management
  • Donor and Internal Progress Reporting
  • Field Monitoring
  • Partnership Development and Networking

Key Activities and responsibilities:

- Participate in needs and risk assessment process and contribute to the development of capacity building plans for implementing partners in Moldova.

- Conduct field visits to assess the progress of program implementation and ensure compliance with processes and policies of PH.

- Monitor partners’ program implementation according to the approved project design/timelines, flagging and reporting deviations, and identifying challenges and solutions to program quality implementation.

- Ensure direct program implementation is conducted according to approved workplans and timeline in order to achieve planned objectives and program outcomes. Have an active role in quickly adapting and adjusting the plans to address the identified challenges. 

- Work closely with Regional Team Lead to ensure creation of the quality concept notes and proposals, including the budgets, log frames and workplans

- Coordinate production of various project-related documents, including SoPs, visuals, statistics, upon request by management.

- Support dissemination of program specific information with relevant PH departments.

- Support implementation of program, through regular communications with team members, and the submission of programmatic and financial documentation of activities (reporting), including donor reporting. 

- Identify and explore network opportunities  with humanitarian actors, national governmental bodies, and UN Agencies to strengthen positioning of Project HOPE.

- As requested, represent PH at external meetings, liaise with local authorities, members of affected communities, and collaborate with humanitarian actors.

- Contribute to the development of the response strategy considering the knowledge of local developments and strategic trends. 

- Assist in any other activity related to the administrative, procurement and logistics areas and other duties as assigned.

 

Position Profile:

 

Educational Background: At least bachelor’s degree in public health, social sciences, international development, business and administration, management, or related field.

Experience: At least 2-years’ of experience working within a humanitarian and/or development organization.

Technical Skills: 

  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Principles.

  • Working knowledge of Logical Framework and Project planning and design or willing to learn.

  • Working knowledge of financial processes and budget preparation or willing to learn.

  • Program Management skills.

  • Knowledge of EU grants and donor rules and regulations is a plus

  • Fluency in English is required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – additional computer skills are a plus.

 

Soft Skills: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to humanitarian principles.

  • Strong coordination and facilitation skills and capacity to work with multi-profile, multi-skilled and multi-tasked teams.

  • Attention to detail and strong informational writing skills.

  • Strong analytical skills to determine overall grant performance.

  • Organized, diplomatic and proactive approach.

  • Adaptability, autonomy, rigor, resilience to stress.

  • Strong organizational, critical analysis and problem-solving skills.

 

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”.
  • Travel for extended periods by air and other modes of transportation.
  • Must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment and must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

Interested applicants must submit their CVs to the following email: mveaceslav@projecthope.org

Deadline for application: September 26, 2023, by COB.