Under the supervision and guidance of the Regional Programme Manager, the Programme Support Officer will support the LEAD project teams and activities in Tunisia, Somalia and Libya in the monitoring, implementation and evaluation of activities.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
Support the LEAD Country Programme Managers (PM) in the smooth implementation of their programmes and activities.
Work closely with the Country PMs and HQ M&E to ensure accurate collection of data and reporting of results (including M&E reports, M&E Dashboards, etc).
Along with the Country PM’s, support the programming of local country offices, undertaking field visits, and attending local partner activities.
Work closely with the Country PMs and HQ M&E to ensure accurate collection of data and reporting of results (including M&E reports, MIS, and Salesforce)
Review and verify local partner monthly and narrative reports and conduct a thorough verification of results and regularly update M&E dashboards
Draft regular success stories reflecting accomplishments of the LEAD project to be disseminated on various platforms. Work with Communications to publish stories including short videos, articles)
Manage programme files, ensuring all programme documents are regularly uploaded and maintained on shared drive folder
Conduct research reports where required and support any proposal writing efforts;
Maintain and update the LEAD Facebook groups and oversee the social media activities of the LEAD programme
Produce quarterly newsletters showcasing the work of the LEAD programme in each country
Conduct research reports where required and support any proposal writing efforts.
Maintain and update the LEAD Facebook group and oversee the social media activities of the LEAD programme.
Support Regional PM in the drafting of the LEAD annual report
Requirements and Skills
Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Economics or relevant field of study
A minimum of three years’ professional experience, preferably in the field of private sector development and/or entrepreneurship
Strong project management skills
Experience in working with and supporting local civil society organisations
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills (Arabic and English)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Willingness to travel inside Libya/ Tunis when necessary
Experience and willingness to support in logistics, including organising events, booking of hotels, etc.
A challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
A change to improve the higher studies standards of the country;
Remuneration based on experience and full time contract (40h/per week) between 1400 LYD- 2000 LYD per month depending on experience.
Dynamic team to work with.
SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.
SPARK and its partners have implemented the LEAD programme since January 2016. The overarching objective is to contribute to the reduction of irregular economic migration and radicalization by improving the socio-economic position of young people in Libya, Somalia/Land and Tunisia. As such the programme strives to create sustainable youth employment in growth sectors with special attention to young women, by assisting existing – (70%) and new entrepreneurs (30%) with coaching & training and facilitating SMEs access to finance and markets. An integral part for achieving these goals is the promotion of entrepreneurship among young people by integrating entrepreneurship education in secondary and higher education; and additionally by providing a platform for successful young entrepreneurs.
Programme activities are aimed at young people in Tunisia, Libya and Somalia/Land between 15 and 35 years old, with an emphasis on people between 15 and 24 years old (60%) and women (40%).
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested, please apply with motivation letter and CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org/Tab1/LoadProfileFromVacancy/59 until 26 June 2018.
If you have any questions regarding SPARK or the position, please visit our website www.spark-online.org or contact Majdalene Bentaher – email@example.com, with Reference: LEAD Programme Support Officer – Libya.
All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can therefore take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.
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