Country Programme Coordinator – Libya

Full Time Libya INTERSOS
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INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.
Terms of reference
Job Title: Country Programme Coordinator
Code: SR-52-1756
Duty station: Tripoli at least 50% of the time Tunis 50% of the time
Starting date: 01/03/2021
Contract duration: 6 months renewable
Reporting to: Head of Mission
Supervision of: Project Staff (5 direct staff and 40 at large)
Dependents: Non-family Duty Station /non-accompanied
General context of the project
INTERSOS is working in Libya since the end of 2018 and, within less than 2 years, the organisation has been able to establish two Baity centres, one in Tripoli and one in Sebha and in 2021 will open its third in Ajdabiya.
Through this one stops shop centres, dedicated to children and family of all provenience and economic conditions, the organisation has managed to achieve presence and acceptance in areas notoriously difficult to operate in. The flexible model based on which INTERSOS intervention is built and expanded is essentially a protection model that sees vulnerability as the main condition to be addressed. The Baity centre constitute the main protection space, yet its services are promoted and brought to people unable to reach the centre, through a dedicated mobile unit.
General purpose of the position
The Country Programme Coordinator will be responsible to support Libya mission in the development, implementation and monitoring of the country programme in line with INTERSOS Country Strategy, plans and policies, and in strong coordination with the Head of mission and Deputy Regional Director. The Country Program Coordinator will support the Libya mission in the startup of new humanitarian interventions, identification and design of new proposals in coordination with INTERSOS technical referents and under the technical supervision of the Deputy Regional Director, while ensuring regular engagement with local stakeholders and main donors at mission level.
Main responsibilities and tasks
Key responsibilities

Play a key role in the development and definition of the Country Strategy of the mission under the supervision and coordination of the HoM
Under the supervision of the HoM, lead the development of new concept notes and project proposals (design of the project rationale, logframe, narrative and budget in cooperation with finance department) in collaboration with technical referents and Deputy Regional Director
Supervise, coordinate and provide quality support to INTERSOS Project Managers in the country
Ensuring a quality implementation of INTERSOS country programme in coordination with INTERSOS Technical Referents and Deputy Regional Director
Coordinate and supervise the timely and quality submission of reports to donors with the support of the Deputy Regional Director
Represent INTERSOS in relevant meetings

Project implementation, reporting and quality control

Supervise and keep up to date workplans and related financial plans of projects with the contribution of Project Managers and relevant team member, ensuring timely and quality implementation
Guarantee the application of INTERSOS procedures and donor’s rules for reporting and implementation, in collaboration with the HoM and Deputy Regional director
With the support of Country Finance Coordinator, supervise the management of budgets in line with donor and INTERSOS guidelines, supporting budget and program revisions when needed
Provide a support and supervision to the Project Managers through regular field visits, meeting with the staff and the line managers, supervise the planning of the activities and programmes
Support the Head of Mission in the set up and supervision of the projects’ MEAL plans
In coordination with HoM and Deputy Regional Director, ensure all reports are properly drafted and submitted on time to donors

Human Resources

Supervise the Project Managers, strengthening their capacities and ensuring a regular evaluation through the Internal Review Process (IRP) tools
In line with the INTERSOS Policies and in collaboration with HR department, support the HoM in recruit, train, supervise and evaluation of the PM, including identification of capacity building gaps and implementation of related training sessions
Together with the HoM, ensure that PMs respect INTERSOS rules and regulations and adhere to INTERSOS Fundamental Charter Values and Code of Ethics

Strategy Development and Fundraising

Support the Head of Mission in the development, implementation and evaluation of the mission strategy and program, providing updated information, inputs and recommendation for new and on-going interventions in the country.
In cooperation with the HoM, national staff and HQ departments, contribute to the design of a Country Strategy for the Libya mission, in line with INTERSOS Global Strategy
Lead the design and drafting of potential funding opportunities and the new project proposals in coordination with Technical referents and the Deputy Regional Director

Monitor, Evaluation and Supervision

Provide guidance and support to Project Managers on the work planning, budgets, and spending
Under the supervision of the HoM and with support and Deputy Regional Director, monitor the level of progress achieved by each project
Support Project Managers in planning and monitoring the implementation of activities and achievement of results
Provide supervision and feedback on the monthly Project Appraisal Tool (PAT), both at a technical and financial level
Ensure high-quality donor reporting standards through the revision of reports prepared by the PMs.
Guarantee regular update of projects IMP sections

Representation, Coordination and Advocacy

In coordination with the HoM, establish and maintain collaborative relations with donors, project stakeholders and other organisations working in the project areas
Together with the HoM and INTERSOS Technical referents, participate in meetings with relevant donor’s program and finance officers at central or field level.
Proactively participate in relevant coordination meetings at national and subnational level

Required profile and experience
Education

Advanced university degree in humanitarian related field (international relation, social studies, IHL, IHRL)

Professional Experience

Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience at similar position in humanitarian contexts

Professional Requirements

Demonstrable experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships
Experience with Clusters and different working groups
Strong representation and negotiation skills
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
Proven experience with donor compliance, proposal, budget design, financial management and reporting
Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other relevant software (ODK, KOBO, etc.)
Demonstrated experience in staff supervision and remote management
Strong experience with monitoring tools and systems
Willingness and ability to deliver on reporting requirements related to this position – including reports drafting and review, related to gaps in resources
Demonstrated training and coaching experience Demonstrate experience with integrated programming (health, nutrition, protection, WASH, etc.

Languages

English is mandatory
French and Arabic warmly recommended

Personal Requirements

Proactiveness and strong problem-solving approach
Flexibility to adapt to a dynamic context and to the volume of work
Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment
Ability to work and adapt in different environments
High reactivity to unexpected demands
Capacity to work under stress and meets the deadline
Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skills

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