Work Location: Yemen - Sana'a
Other Possible Locations:
Expected Travel: up to 30%
Language Requirement: English
Employee Duration: Active Full-Time
Type of Post: Unaccompanied
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CARE is looking for a talented Humanitarian Program Coordinator. This person reports to Deputy Director for Program Quality and Development and will be responsible for project design, coordination, monitoring, documenting and reporting on the implementation of the UN program portfolio being implemented and to be designed by CARE including WFP’s project modalities (GFD, CV-TN, Nutrition, FFA, FFW, FF etc.), UNDP projects and YHPF projects. Under the supervision of Deputy Director for Program Quality and Development, S/He will support Area Managers in project design and development of new projects. S/he is accountable to maintain an open and constructive relationships with WFP, UNDP and Pooled Fund to ensure project compliance and quality. The position holder also will make sure timely submission of all donor reports. S/he will be responsible for building the capacity of CARE’s field team as well as Local Implementing Partners by strengthening the technical capacity and guidance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Program management and quality
  • Internal coordination
  • Program support delivery
  • External coordination and representation
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Primary Skills:

  • At least a Master's Degree in international relations, social sciences or related field of study
  • Proven training in program/project cycle management including grant management
  • Previous training in humanitarian principles and standards including accountability initiatives
  • Experience managing humanitarian programs, understanding of program cycle management in a conflict setting; strong team player and people management, excellent communications and ability to build the capacity of teams
  • Proven experience in program/project management (designing, budgeting, planning, monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting)
  •  Minimum 5 years of experience in coordination or management role, especially working with UN agencies

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