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Vacancies Announcement for an Anticipated Project in Gaza

The NGO Development Center (NDC) is a non-profit Palestinian organization whose main function is to empower non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to respond to the needs of the poor and marginalized in the West Bank and Gaza. In line with NDC’s mandate, NDC is currently recruiting the following fulltime/part-time positions to be based at its office in Gaza Strip. All positions will report to Gaza Program Manager.

 

Position: Project Coordinator (1)

Major Responsibilities / Education and Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, social science, economic studies, or a related field, master degree is preferable.
- Minimum 5 years’ experience providing designing, managing, and implementing projects in civil society strengthening, social and community development projects include social accountability and civic participation.
- Project coordinator with administration or management background, He/she should have advanced professional and/or academic qualifications in municipal engineering or related technical/development disciplines.
- Have experience in addressing issues related to management for local government units in GS.
- He/she should have previous experience in coordination and organization of similar assignments and in working with and building the capacity of local government units’ officials in the fields of projects designing, procurement, implementation, and monitoring.

- He/she should also possess strong analytical, communication, reporting and people management skills, as well as solid mediating and consensus building skills.

 

Position: Social and Community Mobilization Expert (1)

Major Responsibilities / Education and Experience

- Minimum BSc degree in a related field (social studies, social development, sociology and socio-economics etc.).
- Professional social and community development and mobilization expert at least 7 years of experience in carrying out community consultation for the identification of community development projects focused on enhancing community participation in municipal decision- making. Experience with social impact assessments (identification, mitigation), participatory planning and budgeting, improvement of consumer satisfaction, enhancement of customer relations by municipalities and utilities, public awareness campaigns.
- Capability and Experience in conducting community mobilization activities such as, awareness workshops to the local communities to identify subprojects, action plans, update the communities’ priorities, and engage LGU.
- Familiar with the Palestinian culture, traditions, and values across the different regions of the country.
- Sound facilitation and moderation skills

 

Position: Researcher/ Community Analyst (1)

Major Responsibilities / Education and Experience

- a Master’s degree in Social Sciences/ development studies /Public Policy or related fields with supervised academic thesis work;
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in conducting researches need assessment, and community studies are required
- Published/unpublished research, studies, and reports
- Knowledge of research methodologies and techniques
- Previous experience and familiarity with municipal and infrastructure projects are required.
- Demonstrated the ability to work with teams and supervise junior colleagues
- Possess strong analytical, communication, reporting and people management skills, as well as solid mediating and consensus building skills.
- Action plans, update the communities’ priorities and engage LGU.

- Familiar with the Palestinian culture, traditions, and values across the different regions of the country.

 

Position:Trainer (2)

Major Responsibilities / Education and Experience

 

- At least 5 years of experience in conducting training in similar projects including social and community projects.
- Senior trainer with advanced professional and/or academic qualifications in training in relevant fields with a focus on civic engagement and social accountability.

- Have experience in addressing issues related to management for local government units in GS.
- He/she should have previous experience in similar assignments and in working with and building the capacity of local government units’ officials in the fields of projects designing, procurement, implementation, and monitoring.
- He/she should also possess strong analytical, communication, reporting and people management skills, as well as solid mediating and consensus building skills.

 

Position: Media and Communication Expert (1)

Major Responsibilities / Education and Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in media, communication, or related field
- 2+ years’ experience in social media
- Strong familiarity with the business applications of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.)
- Knowledge of project management and web design best practices
- Experience to address community development issues social accountability and community mobilization
- Understanding of social media metrics; able to interpret the results and take action to increase effectiveness of social media campaigns
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

How to apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and CV to [email protected], with the position title in the subject line no later than Wednesday,  March 21, 2018.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.