Country: Philippines
Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 18 Mar 2022

Duration : 6 months – for pooling
Start date : 01-Apr-2022

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

Will be responsible for managing the project staff in Cotabato in coordination with the Head of Project in Iligan and ensuring the efficient work planning and implementation of activities. The Project Officer will be line managed by the Head of Base but should be in regular coordination with the Head of Project in Iligan to ensure the coordination and coherence of the activities in both areas.

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: In coordination with the Head of Project plan and implement the activities

With the Head of Project, develop a workplan to ensure the implementation of activities in Bohol.
Regularly review the planning of activities with Head of Project and the Head of Base through weekly planning meetings.
Provide support to the HOP in the implementation of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out the target areas to ensure that plans and strategies are executed in a timely manner
Direct HR management to Project Assistant/s based
Manage assigned project budget for activities based on agreed workplan with the HOP
Manage the project team to ensure that implementation plans are followed and changes are discussed and agreed with the Head of Project and Head of Base.
Provide inputs for the monthly financial forecast for budget lines to the Head of Project for consolidation.
Coordinate the activities with the logistics, HR and finance staff to ensure that human, financial and logistic resources are efficiently planned and used.
Provide weekly reports to the Head of Project and Head of Base to update them on the advancement of activities and make them aware of any key challenges and support needed.

Objective 2: Representation of Action Against Hunger with external stakeholders

Represent Action Against Hunger with LGUs in project areas in the absence of the Head of Project and Head of Base.
Coordinate with other Heads of Projects and humanitarian actors in the area to ensure the efficient planning and use of resources.
Ensure project activities are coordinated with relevant agencies and stakeholders in the sectors where Action Against Hunger is working.
Support the establishment of necessary MoUs/MoAs with partners in consultation and agreement with the Head of Project, Head of Base and Country Director.

Objective 3: Monitoring and Reporting

Support the Head of Project to develop a MEAL plan for the project which addresses the internal and external reporting requirements.
Based on the agreed MEAL plan, provide regular inputs to the Head of Project to ensure the accurate reporting on indicators.
Provide narrative inputs for narrative reports to the Head of Project.

Objective 4: Manage safety and security of project staff in Cotabato in coordination with the Head of Base and Security Officer

Work with the Head of Base and Security Focal to plan project staff movements.
Ensure that project staff follow and respect security rules and SOPs during activities in the filed.
Report any relevant context changes and security incidents to the Head of Base and Security Officer.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

University graduate in health or management science, ideally with relevant experience in humanitarian programs or vaccination roll-out campaigns
Technical Knowledge:

Demonstrated excellent knowledge and experience in Project Cycle Management.
Excellent knowledge of budget management.
Previous exposure and experience in assessment, monitoring, or evaluation of projects.
Previous experience in implementing and managing multi-sectorial projects
Preferably experience in implementing/managing health response/vaccination campaigns
Knowledge in partnerships development and alliances is desirable.
Risk mitigation experience.
High degree of knowledge and awareness on COVID-19 standards/protocols and vaccination roll-out of the policies of the national government
Demonstrated capacity to validate, analyze epidemiological data and provide course of actions.

At least two (2) years’ relevant experience and understanding of community mobilization in relation health emergency response, particularly mass vaccination roll-out programs
Experience managing small teams, developing workplans and coordinating with other departments and LGUs.
Experience working autonomously and coordinating remotely with staff.
Excellent English and Filipino language. Proficient in the local dialect (Bisaya) is an advantage.
Valuable prior experience in issues related to the promotion of gender equality or personal commitment to gender equality.

Our remuneration package:

Compensation: based on Action Against Hunger grid and candidate’s previous experience
Benefits: health insurance, accident and life insurance, leave entitlement, government mandated benefits
Project-Based Employment

How to apply:

Interested candidates meeting the requirements should apply to the link provided below on or before 18 March 2022.**

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by the HR Department.

Note. – Given the urgency of this position, the vacancy may close on or before the deadline.

Action against Hunger provides equal opportunities to candidates regardless of their origin, nationality, race, gender, regional and sexual orientation. This vision aims to integrate equal treatment and opportunities among females and men in all HR processes and policies within the organization.

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