Program Efficiency & High quality Director – Jordan


JOB DESCRIPTION

    Mercy Corps has labored in Jordan since 2003 to implement quite a lot of packages funded by international public establishments, in addition to non-public donors.  Mercy Corps’ present portfolio in Jordan focuses on three pillars: Humanitarian Response and Safety, Financial Improvement and Pure Useful resource Administration, Governance and Group Strengthening.

    Inside these broad aims, Mercy Corps implements a variety of initiatives and actions whereas pursuing the best requirements of program high quality and integrity, and stays devoted to the growth of its programming wherever there are communities or people in want.

    The Program Efficiency and High quality (PaQ) Director oversees the PaQ Unit in Mercy Corps Jordan, whose function is to make sure the event of environment friendly and efficient program administration processes, serving as a nexus between numerous packages and groups. This contains: positioning for brand spanking new enterprise alternatives and main proposals, creating organization-wide techniques that standardize and help Mercy Corps Jordan’s work, main on gender mainstreaming and software of finest practices throughout this system portfolio, providing extra capability for program assessments, monitoring and analysis, analysis and studying, and overseeing the Group Accountability Reporting Mechanism (CARM) and safeguarding initiatives. The PaQ Director is answerable for facilitating a steady cycle of information assortment, reflection and enchancment by way of routine classes realized, and showcasing the impression of Mercy Corps Jordan’s work with key stakeholders, together with donors, beneficiaries, policymakers and influencers.

    Important Job Tasks

     

    STRATEGY and PLANNING

    • In coordination with CD and DoP, (re)strategize the PaQ Unit to pursue extra enterprise improvement initiatives.
    • With DoP, map out roles and duties of PaQ Unit vs. Pillar Administrators. Work with Pillar Administrators and Mission Managers to make sure program implementation is according to PaQ requirements.
    • Place Mercy Corps for brand spanking new enterprise alternatives by strategic analysis and evaluation initiatives.

    PROGRAM QUALITY

    • Guarantee program groups are using the submitting system in accordance with Mercy Corps Minimal Requirements and donor audit necessities and that the submitting system is useful.
    • Help program groups in making certain that Mercy Corps Jordan packages adjust to PM@MC (together with Gender) Minimal Requirements.
    • Contribute to the worldwide and regional dialog round program efficiency and high quality, PaQ unit methods and capabilities, in addition to international program high quality initiatives corresponding to PM@MC, gender minimal requirements, adaptive administration, knowledge safety, TOLA and so on.
    • Help program groups as they perform program start-up, 90-day inception check-ins, high quality audits, classes realized and finish of program transitions.

    GENDER

    • Make sure that the PaQ group builds gender experience throughout this system portfolio with a selected give attention to resilience, financial empowerment, and adolescent woman approaches.
    • Present management on gender equality and social inclusion built-in program design.
    • Help the nation group in creating and executing gender equality and social inclusion methods and priorities, together with gender and social inclusion audits, analyses, action-planning, and gender minimal requirements help.
    • Coach and mentor program groups to reframe gender discussions to make sure inclusiveness and gender fairness interventions are designed/built-in considerate, strategic and lifelike methods.

    MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING

    • Guarantee PaQ group offers sturdy Monitoring, Analysis and Studying (MEL) help to program groups.
    • Help evidence-based studying tradition by constant evaluation of classes realized and finest practices to encourage adaptive administration.
    • Guarantee MEL initiatives are built-in with Expertise for Improvement finest practices.

    PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT, REPORTING, AND COMMUNICATION

    • Help the Nation Workforce within the design of cost-effective, revolutionary and prime quality packages, making certain relevance to stakeholders and company technique
    • Coordinate proposal improvement processes, following company finest practices and donor compliance.
    • Oversee upkeep of applicable trackers, corresponding to reporting tracker, and grants tracker (that particulars present and future/pipeline programming) and so on.
    • Function a lead author on proposals.
     
    Accountability to Beneficiaries
    • Make sure that an applicable Group Accountability Reporting Mechanism (CARM) is rolled in and out place for precedence Mercy Corps Jordan packages.
    • Lead the PaQ unit in supporting the event and integration of gender, safety (beneficiaries and knowledge) and youngster safeguarding ideas and protocols.

    Organizational Studying

    • As a part of MC’s dedication to organizational studying and in help of MC understanding that studying organizations are simpler, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, MC expects all group members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

    Supervisory Duty

    MEL Advisor, CARM Coordinator, Safeguarding Advisor (deliberate rent), Gender Advisor

    Accountability

    Stories Straight To: Director of Packages 

    Works Straight With:  Program Administrators, Mission Managers, Technical Help Unit (TSU) members, the Senior Authorities Liaison and Coverage Advisor and the Communications Advisor

    Data and Expertise

    • Bachelor’s diploma required. Masters or equal in a subject associated to Humanitarian or Worldwide Improvement or related fields is most popular.
    • 7+ years of expertise offering coordination or administration help to program implementation
    • Expertise working within the Center East area.
    • Confirmed capacity to work cooperatively with inner and exterior stakeholders, and to play a management function in convening teams. Astute abilities in relationship constructing and coordination.
    • In depth expertise with enterprise improvement, monitoring and analysis, data administration, and different studying efforts.
    • Wonderful English writing and communications abilities required.
    • Willingness and skill to journey incessantly to Mercy Corps venture websites and subject areas.

    Success Components

    • Expertise in all phases of venture administration.
    • Capacity to steer and talk successfully with group members of assorted experiences and work kinds, observe procedures, and meet deadlines.
    • Private dedication to high quality and studying.
    • Demonstrated artistic problem-solving abilities and strategic pondering.
    • Multi-tasker with the confirmed capacity to prepare and prioritize competing priorities.
    • Confirmed capacity to be taught shortly, take initiative, and be accountable for outcomes.
    • Capacity to take care of a humorousness in anxious conditions.

     

    Residing Circumstances / Environmental Circumstances

    This place is predicated in Amman, Jordan, which is an accompanied submit. Jordan is middle-income nation with glorious schooling, medical, and different amenities within the capital Amman. Jordan is a really secure nation with glorious communications, transportation, and housing infrastructure. Though neighboring nations proceed to expertise political unrest, Jordan has been a steady monarchy for over 30 years and the vacation spot desire for many individuals from the Center East to chill out or achieve entry to accessible companies. In recent times, occasions unfolding in Syria and Iraq have elevated native considerations over the continued stability of Jordan however up to now there have been no incidents.

    Mercy Corps group members symbolize the company each throughout and out of doors work hours when deployed in a subject posting or on a go to/TDY to a subject posting. Workforce members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method and respect native legal guidelines, customs and MC’s insurance policies, procedures, and values always and in all in-country venues.

      Mercy Corps has labored in Jordan since 2003 to implement quite a lot of packages funded by international public establishments, in addition to non-public donors.  Mercy Corps’ present portfolio in Jordan focuses on three pillars: Humanitarian Response and Safety, Financial Improvement and Pure Useful resource Administration, Governance and Group Strengthening.

      Inside these broad aims, Mercy Corps implements a variety of initiatives and actions whereas pursuing the best requirements of program high quality and integrity, and stays devoted to the growth of its programming wherever there are communities or people in want.

      The Program Efficiency and High quality (PaQ) Director oversees the PaQ Unit in Mercy Corps Jordan, whose function is to make sure the event of environment friendly and efficient program administration processes, serving as a nexus between numerous packages and groups. This contains: positioning for brand spanking new enterprise alternatives and main proposals, creating organization-wide techniques that standardize and help Mercy Corps Jordan’s work, main on gender mainstreaming and software of finest practices throughout this system portfolio, providing extra capability for program assessments, monitoring and analysis, analysis and studying, and overseeing the Group Accountability Reporting Mechanism (CARM) and safeguarding initiatives. The PaQ Director is answerable for facilitating a steady cycle of information assortment, reflection and enchancment by way of routine classes realized, and showcasing the impression of Mercy Corps Jordan’s work with key stakeholders, together with donors, beneficiaries, policymakers and influencers.

      Important Job Tasks

       

      STRATEGY and PLANNING

      • In coordination with CD and DoP, (re)strategize the PaQ Unit to pursue extra enterprise improvement initiatives.
      • With DoP, map out roles and duties of PaQ Unit vs. Pillar Administrators. Work with Pillar Administrators and Mission Managers to make sure program implementation is according to PaQ requirements.
      • Place Mercy Corps for brand spanking new enterprise alternatives by strategic analysis and evaluation initiatives.

      PROGRAM QUALITY

      • Guarantee program groups are using the submitting system in accordance with Mercy Corps Minimal Requirements and donor audit necessities and that the submitting system is useful.
      • Help program groups in making certain that Mercy Corps Jordan packages adjust to PM@MC (together with Gender) Minimal Requirements.
      • Contribute to the worldwide and regional dialog round program efficiency and high quality, PaQ unit methods and capabilities, in addition to international program high quality initiatives corresponding to PM@MC, gender minimal requirements, adaptive administration, knowledge safety, TOLA and so on.
      • Help program groups as they perform program start-up, 90-day inception check-ins, high quality audits, classes realized and finish of program transitions.

      GENDER

      • Make sure that the PaQ group builds gender experience throughout this system portfolio with a selected give attention to resilience, financial empowerment, and adolescent woman approaches.
      • Present management on gender equality and social inclusion built-in program design.
      • Help the nation group in creating and executing gender equality and social inclusion methods and priorities, together with gender and social inclusion audits, analyses, action-planning, and gender minimal requirements help.
      • Coach and mentor program groups to reframe gender discussions to make sure inclusiveness and gender fairness interventions are designed/built-in considerate, strategic and lifelike methods.

      MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING

      • Guarantee PaQ group offers sturdy Monitoring, Analysis and Studying (MEL) help to program groups.
      • Help evidence-based studying tradition by constant evaluation of classes realized and finest practices to encourage adaptive administration.
      • Guarantee MEL initiatives are built-in with Expertise for Improvement finest practices.

      PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT, REPORTING, AND COMMUNICATION

      • Help the Nation Workforce within the design of cost-effective, revolutionary and prime quality packages, making certain relevance to stakeholders and company technique
      • Coordinate proposal improvement processes, following company finest practices and donor compliance.
      • Oversee upkeep of applicable trackers, corresponding to reporting tracker, and grants tracker (that particulars present and future/pipeline programming) and so on.
      • Function a lead author on proposals.
       
      Accountability to Beneficiaries
      • Make sure that an applicable Group Accountability Reporting Mechanism (CARM) is rolled in and out place for precedence Mercy Corps Jordan packages.
      • Lead the PaQ unit in supporting the event and integration of gender, safety (beneficiaries and knowledge) and youngster safeguarding ideas and protocols.

      Organizational Studying

      • As a part of MC’s dedication to organizational studying and in help of MC understanding that studying organizations are simpler, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, MC expects all group members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

      Supervisory Duty

      MEL Advisor, CARM Coordinator, Safeguarding Advisor (deliberate rent), Gender Advisor

      Accountability

      Stories Straight To: Director of Packages 

      Works Straight With:  Program Administrators, Mission Managers, Technical Help Unit (TSU) members, the Senior Authorities Liaison and Coverage Advisor and the Communications Advisor

      Data and Expertise

      • Bachelor’s diploma required. Masters or equal in a subject associated to Humanitarian or Worldwide Improvement or related fields is most popular.
      • 7+ years of expertise offering coordination or administration help to program implementation
      • Expertise working within the Center East area.
      • Confirmed capacity to work cooperatively with inner and exterior stakeholders, and to play a management function in convening teams. Astute abilities in relationship constructing and coordination.
      • In depth expertise with enterprise improvement, monitoring and analysis, data administration, and different studying efforts.
      • Wonderful English writing and communications abilities required.
      • Willingness and skill to journey incessantly to Mercy Corps venture websites and subject areas.

      Success Components

      • Expertise in all phases of venture administration.
      • Capacity to steer and talk successfully with group members of assorted experiences and work kinds, observe procedures, and meet deadlines.
      • Private dedication to high quality and studying.
      • Demonstrated artistic problem-solving abilities and strategic pondering.
      • Multi-tasker with the confirmed capacity to prepare and prioritize competing priorities.
      • Confirmed capacity to be taught shortly, take initiative, and be accountable for outcomes.
      • Capacity to take care of a humorousness in anxious conditions.

       

      Residing Circumstances / Environmental Circumstances

      This place is predicated in Amman, Jordan, which is an accompanied submit. Jordan is middle-income nation with glorious schooling, medical, and different amenities within the capital Amman. Jordan is a really secure nation with glorious communications, transportation, and housing infrastructure. Though neighboring nations proceed to expertise political unrest, Jordan has been a steady monarchy for over 30 years and the vacation spot desire for many individuals from the Center East to chill out or achieve entry to accessible companies. In recent times, occasions unfolding in Syria and Iraq have elevated native considerations over the continued stability of Jordan however up to now there have been no incidents.

      Mercy Corps group members symbolize the company each throughout and out of doors work hours when deployed in a subject posting or on a go to/TDY to a subject posting. Workforce members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method and respect native legal guidelines, customs and MC’s insurance policies, procedures, and values always and in all in-country venues.



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