Project manager Health/Inclusion - North-East - Syria mission

Employer: Handicap International
Location: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 12 Jan 2017

Main Responsibilities

Under the responsibility of the Area Coordinator, you will be in charge of:
-Contributing to the need assessments and the elaboration of the intervention strategy
-Recruiting, training and managing the program teams in the health sector and the inclusion sector
-Managing the implementation of the programs under your responsibility and ensuring the achievement of their targets and results
-Ensuring regular data collection, data analysis and indicator follow-up for the programs under your responsibility
-Managing the activity budget for the programs under your responsibility
-Ensuring the respect of financial, logistical and HR procedures by the program teams
-Representing HI with local authorities, local partners and other humanitarian actors in the intervention areas, in coordination with the Area Coordinator.


1/Project Development, implementation & monitoring
2/Team management
3/Representation(in coordination with the Area Coordinator)
4/Support Services (Logistics, admin, HR)
5/Data Management


Security conditions: medium to high level of insecurity in the intervention areas. Low to medium level of insecurity in Iraq.

At least 3 years of professional experience in humanitarian / emergency contexts
At least 2 years of experience in management of humanitarian projects

Solid work experience in at least one core sector: health / rehabilitation sector (physical rehabilitation, P&O, and/or psychosocial support) and/or inclusion and disability issues / (inclusive livelihoods and inclusive health in particular). Experience in both sectors is a strong asset.
Working experience in Iraq, Syria and/or in other Middle Eastern countries is a strong asset
Strong team management skills
High level of autonomy and initiative
Strong internal and external coordination and representation skills
Strong organisational skills
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
Ability to work under high pressure
High level of motivation and proactivity
Fluency in oral and written English is compulsory
Arabic and/or Kurdish skills are a strong asset
Strong computer skills. Experience with databases is an asset

Status: salaried contract according to experience (from 2,200 euros gross + perdiem + hardship allowance)
Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 months (renewable)
Living conditions: guesthouse shared with other expatriates (no charges).
Travel: this is a mobile position. You should expect to spend around 90% of your working time in the intervention areas and 10% of your working time in Iraqi Kurdistan. In addition, you might make punctual visits to Amman and other capitals in the region.