PDQA Coordinator

Published June 12, 2022
Location Bucharest, Romania
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Position in people chart : This positions depends on the Ukraine crisis Response Director of CQRE France


He /she will manage Finance and Grants Manager, the MEAL Coordinator and the Report and Proposal Writer.


General objective of the job/ job precisions The PDQA Coordinator will ensure that the role of CARE France (quality assurance, high quality donor reporting, developing new proposals if required, provision of TA and capacity strengthening of partners) is fulfilled. This is to be done through close collaboration with the CARE/SERA team on the ground and different CARE France technical staffing people.


Functional relations :


Internal : reports to Ukraine Crisis Response Director (CARE France), with a close working relationship to the CARE/SERA Team leader, SERA and FONGPC directors and other staff within CARE France.


External: Partner organizations;




1: Donor reporting(20% of time)


Based on current donor contracts as stipulated in IPIAs ensure high quality reports are submitted in a timely manner by collecting information from the finance and grants manager and MEAL manager and ensure the reports are being drafted correctly. Review them and submit to donors, where necessary through CARE France

Ensure answers to any donor reporting are adequate

Review data to be collected with MEAL coordinator and finance and grants manager on a regular basis to be in tune with general donor requirements where possible.

Ensure CARE France interests are being taken into consideration in the implementation of M&E activities

Maintain good relation with donors where required on behalf of CARE France and SERA

2: Quality Assurance(25% of time)


Ensure data collected from partners are verified and correct as much as possible.

Ensure lessons learned are being extracted and where possible disseminated for communications and general learning

Inform the Ukraine Crisis response Director in case of any problems in partner reporting or collection of data

Provide recommendations on how to generally improve programme quality

Feed lessons learned into programme management leading to stronger decisions making

3: Proposal Development(20% of time)


Where necessary take the lead in new proposal development for donors following the different procedures in place

Maintain contacts with the donor representatives in country in close collaboration with the Ukraine Crisis Director and the SERA Director

4: Capacity Building through provision of TA(15% of time)


Identify priority gaps in partner capacity (sectoral, programmatic and institutional), take the lead in the development of capacity building plans for the partners and ensure that those plans are effectively implemented and resourced (liaising with logistics, HR, finance, technical Coordinators and program staff).

Contribute to the development of capacity development strategies and approaches for partners.

Develop simple self‐assessment tools for some of the partners to help them monitor their own capacity.

Design and deliver training workshops when applicable.

Build the capacities of field and support teams on partnership management / communication.

  1. HR management


Build the capacities of field and support teams on partnership management / communication.

Ensure effective team spirit is being developed and smooth operations of activities

Other tasks:


Since the response programme is still being build other tasks and functions may come on line during implementation

Other responsibilities & duties as required by the Line Manager.

Profile of employee :


Experience and Education (training) :


At least 3-5 years of relevant experience specially in NGO, academic organizations, standard-setting bodies, public agencies focused on development and humanitarian programming.

Master degree in Business management, or public policy or social sciences or any other relevant field or relevant bachelor degree with at least 2 additional years of experience in relevant field.

Main skills for the position :


Technical skills :


Preferably experience in both, emergency and development contexts, preferably with INGOs

experience in partnership-based programming

experience in developing strong proposals and reporting to donors

knowledge of Project Cycle Management and remote management/monitoring practices

Extensive experience interacting with relating to professionals and international stakeholders at senior level

Proficiency in Microsoft office

Excellent level of English

Soft skills :


Team player with strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong internal and external relationships and networks.

Motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a collaborative and international environment.

Being able to deal with ambiguity

How to apply

Contract : 6 months contract renewable


Starting date : ASAP


Salary : according profile+ Lunch vouchers, transportation and health insurance paid 100% by employer.


Work place : Bucharest


How to apply ?


Please send your CV – motivation letter in English


Reference : PDQA Coordinator

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