Gruppo di Volontariato Civile cerca un Rappresentante paese/Coordinatore di progetto con forte esperienza in assistenza sociale per la sua operatività in Cambogia. Contratto di 12 mesi rinnovabile. Scadenza 8 aprile 2013.
Currently, GVC is implementing a broad programme in Cambodia to fight human being exploitation, illegal immigration and poverty in rural areas. Within this framework GVC recruits a Country Representative/Project Coordinator with strong experience in social protection of vulnerable groups in particular to prevent illegal working immigration and sexual exploitation/trafficking of children and women.
Position: Country Representative/Project Coordinator
Availability: June 2013
Location: Siem Reap/Phnom Phen
Closing date: 8rd April 2013
The Country Representative purpose is to lead and supervise existing projects, develop new programs and coordinate operations in Cambodia for GVC. He/she must be willing to travel extensively to conduct regular site visits for all programs, develop new working opportunities, development of sound relations with key players.
Program development (design, prepare and negotiate project proposals and budgets) and contribution in designing the country strategy.
General coordination of the NGO’s overall projects activities ensuring their implementation in compliance with the grant agreement and according to schedule. Supervising all aspects of the project including planning, organization, financial, technical and human resources ensuring outputs of the project are achieved on time and within the allocated budget of the annual work-plan, completed works hand-overing to the beneficiaries/counterparts, and the project closing-out.
Supervising technical direction on the implementation of the project at all levels. Ensuring activities are in accordance with the adopted standards, while meeting the local requirements and cost efficiencies.
Implementation of office and management procedures, security and recruiting/supervising staff.
Administration and logistic supervision: financial and administrative functions such as requesting the advancement of project funds; preparing periodical working budget, supervising preparation of cost estimation, procurement procedures for goods, services & works, contracting, payments, accountability; drafting financial reporting.
General coordination of the expatriate and local staff . Supervising performances of the project international and national team/consultants. Supporting the capacity-building of the local staff through training on the job.
Setting-up a monitoring and evaluation plan and ensure project activities documentation and performance reports according to GVC and Donors rules and standards.
Maintaining and strengthening sound partner relationships with project beneficiaries and Local Authorities through continuous follow up, technical support and representation and ensuring their empowerment to identify & articulate their needs & priorities through participatory process. Building and dealing new partnerships and relationships with a range of institutional and non-state actors working in related sector of intervention.
Relations with HQ, keeping closed contacts with Desk Officer (DO) or other and the relevant Donor in the Country to strategic planning and regular updating on project implementation.
Building and dealing partnerships and relationships with a range of state and non-state actors working in social inclusion of the target groups.
Facilitating projects and GVC visibility and Donor contribution.
At least 5 years of previous experience in working with NGO or International Organization with increasing responsibility and at least 2 years working as Country Representative.
At least 3 years of previous experience in working in the field of migration, fighting to trafficking and woman/children exploitation.
Previous experience in writing Project Proposal and project management.
Education & Skills
Master degree in Social Science, Development Studies and equivalent.
Good knowledge of Migration and social protection of women and children in particular with reference to fight trafficking and exploitation.
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written Italian (compulsory) and English (compulsory).
Ability in dealing with Local Authorities and institutions at high performance level to promote development and implementation of social inclusion policies.
Capacity to work in group and in a multicultural contest.
Good organizational skills and capacity in managing own times and responsibilities.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office pack.
Ability to assess needs and write new Project proposal.
Will constitute a plus: Previous professional experiences in Southern East Asia.
Contract conditions 12 months with possibility of extension. Salary according to experience and salary policy of GVC.
Vacancies Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Email your updated CV, together with a cover letter, explaining your most relevant experience Please indicate “VACANCY – CR CAMBODIA” in the subject line of the email.
Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.