Project Coordinator

at MAGNA
Published July 10, 2024
Location Kinshasa, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

We recruit medical and non-medical personnel, collects private and institutional funds and raises awareness among the public about populations in danger. Using a small but highly committed group of staff and volunteers, we have achieved respectable results. We treat patients suffering from a wide array of illnesses and health needs (child health, malnutrition, sexual violence, women health, mental health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, cholera and other diseases).

Overall objective
Project coordinators coordinate the programme(s) in the field under their responsibility, liaise between the team in the capital and the field team they supervise and represent MAGNA to local contacts.

Responsibilities
Ensuring compliance in the field of MAGNA operational principles, the project coordinator supports, applies and disseminates them across all activities.

Definition and implementation of programmes: Responsive to the needs of beneficiaries, the project coordinator participates in the intervention strategy, not only by providing concrete, up-to-date information, but also from the perspective he brings to the team in the capital. He or she sets up the necessary procedures and resources to deliver effective programmes.
Monitoring and assessment of programmes: monitor indicators and developments in the situation to ensure that operational strategy is aligned with the resources deployed and the needs of beneficiaries.
Supporting and supervising the team: organise the team’s work, ensure they are aware of the challenges of the mission and facilitate their participation in the momentum of the association.
Management of human resources: make sure the personnel management policy is implemented in the project.
Security of teams: ensure adherence to security procedures set up by the coordination team and monitor the situation on the ground through fostering the involvement of the team he or she is supervising.
Processing information: represent the field team to the team in the capital and the local authorities, establish information flows between the field and the capital and ensure all information is properly understood.
Network: develop and maintain a network of contacts, including any partners and the authorities in order to be able to take appropriate action as the situation evolves.
Profile
EXPERIENCE

At least 24 months in humanitarian aid, project conception, monitoring and assessment, team management with an NGO

AVAILABILITY

3 months minimum

LANGUAGES

english proficiency
mission language required

SKILLS

– experience in and facility in managing relations with not only national authorities but also national and international partners (NGOs, United Nations, etc.)
– able to represent the organisation to national and international counterparts
– good negotiation skills
– capacity to assume responsibility for security issues
– awareness and understanding of the importance of advocacy
– able to work in a multicultural team
– organise and prioritise workload
– take initiative

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