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We are a nonpartisan institute chartered by Congress to tackle the world’s toughest problems. Working in conflict zones around the world, our staff advise and support the military, government officials and community leaders – to promote knowledge and practices that prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict. To learn more about USIP programs and job openings go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers. The Institute is headquartered in Washington DC with staff working in 22 different countries, at any given time up to 20% of the staff could be deployed working in the field.
The Program Coordinator, based in Baghdad, under the direct supervision of the Iraq country manager, leads the overall execution and supervision of all USIP programs in Iraq outlined in the duties and responsibilities listed below. The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Iraq Country Manager.
This is a Fixed-Time Term Personal Services Contractor position.
Follow-up with project teams to ensure a timely and effective implementation of all activities.
Oversee the drafting of scopes of work for partners and sub-contractors; Ensure that the closure requirements for each final end of project are met by the PO and project team ;
Participate in regular monitoring visits in the field and oversees the proper monitoring of the program’s impact, assessment of the value of each activity in terms of its contribution to expected outcomes;
Actively participate in and facilitate the field team input to the proposal development and drafting processes;
In collaboration with the project team and the Program Development and Evaluation Officer, ensure an M&E framework (M&E plan, M&E tools, analysis) is in place and properly implemented for every project of the Iraq Program;
Plan and conduct monthly, quarterly and annual Program Review Meetings to assess progress, adjust plans in collaboration with the program team, and the support teams.
Discuss and validate with project leads their proposed changes/adjustments in activities if needed;
In collaboration with the project team and in coordination with the Finance and Admin teams, ensure the correct budget management of all projects or activities and the funds available for them.
In collaboration with the project teams and in coordination with all other departments, oversee the preparation of narrative, statistical and financial reports for donors as required, in a timely manner, as well as concept note and proposal for developing the portfolio;
Provide line management leadership to the program team ensuring they are all supported and guided to manage their projects and teams;
Contribute to the development of a capacity building plan of the program team and ensure its implementation;
Contribute to the development of the overall strategy of the Iraq program;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:
For questions about this position please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not send resumes or attachments to this email address. Due to the high volume of candidates, only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.
USIP is an equal opportunity employer. While females are strongly encouraged to apply to this position, it is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.
This vacancy is archived.
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