Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator: Aleppo-NGO

Job Vacancy
PROJECT COORDINATOR
Deadline: 4 December 2020

Yerevan, Armenia
Full-Time (40 hours/week)

Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (Aleppo-NGO) is a humanitarian, nongovernmental, non-profit organization operating in Armenia since 2013 to support persons displaced from Syria, Lebanon and Artsakh.

Aleppo-NGO serves to protect, support, and empower refugees in Armenia; develops and implements sustainable programs that contribute to resettlement and integration; and ensures the protection of refugee rights in the social, cultural, and educational spheres. More than 16000 Syrians, Lebanese and people of Artsakh have been supported by the Aleppo NGO. The organization implements a variety of programs and initiatives to provide humanitarian, social, financial and psychological support to vulnerable refugee families.

Job Description:
Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (Aleppo-NGO) is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will manage the administrative, logistic and programmatic components of Aleppo-NGO’s projects and will report directly to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the implementation of Aleppo-NGO’s existing projects and develop new projects, in collaboration with senior staff, as needed;
  • Prepare, draft, edit, format, translate, and distribute materials such as news releases, project reports, financial reports, briefing papers, and other publications;
  • Collaborate with programmatic colleagues to write proposals, stewardship reports, and other materials for existing and prospective donors;
  • Assemble budgets and financial reports in collaboration with the accountant, vice-president, and/or executive director;
  • Prepare, draft, edit, and review contracts, service acts, and other legal documents;
  • Register/document the outcomes of the projects and their developmental impact on the targeted beneficiaries;
  • Ensure visibility of the projects as required by Aleppo-NGO and donor organizations (maintain photo stock of project activities, develop website contents, make social media posts, write articles, etc.);
  • Research and identify grant opportunities to expand the organization’s capacity and support and establish existing and new projects;
  • Identify and solicit new sources of support by matching Aleppo-NGO’s programs with donors’ funding priorities;
  • Represent Aleppo-NGO at meetings with donors, government officials, CSOs, and other stakeholders;
  • Assist with the recruitment and coordination of interns and volunteers to ensure the timely implementation of projects;
  • Must be willing to travel within Armenia, including on weekends, up to 30% of the time;
  • Record and maintain finances of different projects; and
  • Carry out other duties as needed.

Qualifications:
Education: A bachelor’s degree in social science, government, political science, human rights or a related field is required.

Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is preferred. Experience working with refugees and/or in an international or nonprofit environment is preferred.

Related Skills and Knowledge:  

  • Prior office/administration experience and strong organizational skills are required;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within Aleppo-NGO, as well as with external partners, are required;
  • Excellent decision-making skills and attention to detail is required;
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently is required;
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to prioritize and complete work under pressure are required;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Armenian are required (Arabic and/or Russian is desired but not required);
  • Ability to assimilate and convey conceptually complicated information in a succinct and compelling way, tailored to different audiences, is required;
  • Proficiency in computer packages, including MS Office applications, is required;
  • Familiarity with and demonstrated commitment to international human rights and refugee rights is highly desired;
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently is required;
  • Ability to think creatively, take initiative, and follow through are required;
  • Grant writing experience and familiarity with the international human rights donor community is strongly preferred but not required.

How to Apply: Please apply immediately by sending a Resume/CV and a Cover Letter indicating salary expectations in one consolidated PDF file to career@aleppo-ngo.org, with the following subject line: “Project Coordinator Applications 2020”. The salary for this position is commensurate with the candidate’s experience and the deadline for submitting applications is December 4, 2020.

Aleppo-NGO is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices.