Terre des hommes is hiring a Project Officer/Emergency Projects

Terre des hommes is hiring Project Officer/Emergency Projects

The Project Officer is responsible for the effective support of our projects in Emergency response programme in terms of organization, communication, compliance with administrative and financial procedures and support to the beneficiaries. The Project Officer contributes to the quality implementation of the child protection interventions at country level, across all programmes and projects; offers technical assistance to Tdh national and local partners on child protection activities; advances the child protection activities as relevant and necessary, particularly on child and youth participation, empowerment and resilience; formal and non-formal child protection systems strengthening; provides capacity development of child protection actors and offers technical support for child protection related policy developments.

Start date: As soon as possible
Type of Contract: Employment Contract/full-time
Duration of Contract: 1 year (with possibility of extension)
Remuneration: according to the Tdh Salary scale, private medical insurance
Location: Chisinau, including regular movements across Moldova
Application deadline: June 4, 2024

The candidate must be legally eligible to work in the Republic of Moldova.

About Tdh:
Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief agency. Founded in 1960, we are committed to improving the lives of millions of the world's most vulnerable children. Through our innovative protection, migration, access to justice and health projects, we support more than 4 million children and their families in more than 30 countries each year.
Terre des hommes is active in Moldova since 2004. Registered as a local Foundation, Tdh Moldova works to reduce vulnerability and strengthen the protection of children affected by migration; to strengthen children’s access to their rights in the juvenile justice system by promoting a restorative approach; and to build the protection and prevention capacity of child protection institutions and professionals, as well as individuals with rights, such as children, families and communities. We work to ensure that all children in Moldova benefit from a system that can guarantee their survival, protection, development and participation, with a specific focus on the most vulnerable children.

For more information about the work of Terre des hommes may be obtained on our websites: www.tdh.md, www.tdh.org .

Main responsibilities:
• Offers support to the Project Manager in the organization and implementation of activities according to the plan and related budgets.
• Under the guidance of the Project Manager, collects data from third parties with whom Tdh collaborates on the emergency component, in order to adapt the methodologies.
• Under the guidance of the Project Manager, contributes to the programme development on the projects and develops detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans.
• Gets involved in organizing and running events, trainings, etc., in accordance with the agreed calendar.
• Coordinates and supervises local teams, providing continuous organizational support to local staff and conducts regular field visits.
• Participates in the reporting stages, considering deliverables and project indicators.
• Is responsible for other tasks delegated by the Project Manager in accordance with the general purpose of the position.
• Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other actors, donors, and key stakeholders and raises visibility around Tdh.
• Contributes to and participates in the development of country situation analysis or needs assessments, strategic planning, project design, proposal review, in line with child protection policies and strategies.

Requirements for the position:

  • University degree in social sciences, social work, humanitarian protection or any other relevant degree.
  • Experience in projects implimentation.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in working in an NGO will be considered an advantage.
  • Experience of working with child protection, social inclusion, or community development projects and organizations is an asset.
  • Experience in reporting on results and ensuring compliance with donor requirements.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through on multiple tasks.
  • Experience and methodological knowledge on child participatory processes.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in Romanian language. Good oral and writing skills in English language, knowledge of Italian language will be considered an advantage.

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their CV and motivation letter in English by email to mda.office@tdh.org. Please include “Project Officer”, your name and surname” in the subject line of the application email.

Child Safeguarding Policy:
To commit to respect Tdh Risk Management Policies including: Child Safeguarding Policy, Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy.

*** Tdh offers equal opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, faith, colour, religion, gender, marital status, political affiliations. ***

Due to an anticipated high number of applications, Tdh is not in a position to respond to every applicant individually. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

We reserve the right to close the position before the deadline, as if we have identified a suitable candidate.

By submitting your application, you agree to your personal data being used in the recruitment process. All documents that we request at different stages of the recruitment process will be used for this purpose only. All staff involved in recruitment and selection are aware that data protection rules apply and that personal information will be treated confidentially. According to our policy, we will keep application documents for the recruitment period only.