Project Coordinator

at Associazione Volontari per il Servizio Internazionale
Published May 29, 2022
Location Quaraosh, Iraq
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Supports the Head of Project in Development and Management of the project
  • Carries out the project according to the rules and standards of the Donor and AVSI standards for the implementation of projects
  • Ensures that all project relevant support is in place (monitoring, logistics, finance administration, etc.)
  • Support in modifying and continuing project planning
  • Establish good working relationships with donors and other stakeholders in-country for emergency and development programs in coordination with the Country Office
  • Reports to the Head of Project on the progress of the project and all risks associated with the project work
  • Manages staff according to AVSI principles, and strategies
  • Participate in the recruitment of new staff
  • Ensures implementation of AVSI policies
  • Represents AVSI in cluster meetings and relation with different stakeholders (If required)
  • Public relations management in some field offices (If required)
  • Accompanies visiting donors and AVSI Head Office staff journalists/or appoints adequate representation
  • Facilitate information sharing on activities between different departments and other team members to ensure proper coordination and division of tasks within the team;
  • Supervise the implementation of activities in the project area.
  • Elaborate work plans together with the project team
  • Ensure that the deliverables of the project are reported correctly • Oversee the operational planning of needs assessments, baselines, end lines and other surveys conducted by the project team
  • Support Head of Project in financial project planning, budget forecasting
  • Fulfilment of any other tasks which are assigned by the management and correspond in general with the character of this position

Essential requirements

Education: Bachelor degree in agriculture engineering /animal production/Business management



  • At least 5 years of working experience in with NGO’s
  • At least 3 years of experience working in the agriculture development sector
  • An experience in working /managing projects with a budget of minimum 2000 000 $ will be appreciated


Language proficient:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Arabic, and English language

Additional requirements (optional)

-A Master’s degree will be considered an added value

-French, Italian and Kurdish languages proficiency will be considered as an asset

Required skills and experiences

  • IT skills: Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Exchange). Ability to effectively use project management software and other information systems /databases.
  • Good attitude and experience in working with partners and allies
  • Largely independent performance of task within a given task-related scope of action & decision-making; alternative courses of action possible
  • Excellent communication skills in building relationships with local contacts
  • Well-developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible and sensitive in demanding situations; passion for working with others
  • Good understanding of, and commitment to, gender equity


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