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Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1831
Contact Name: Hardi Ismail
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Project Coordinator for an international development consultancy in Erbil. Minimum 5 years of experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programs and projects. Fluency in English, Kurdish and Arabic is a must.

Role Responsibilities

  • The Project Coordinator will provide overall support to the project management team, technical guidance and oversight, and ensure consistency in the implementation of the project
  • Support and follow-up with the Project Manager in the development of program documents including work plans, progress reports, and annual reports
  • Develop in coordination with Project Manager and Technical Director Scopes of Work for short-term consultants
  • Oversee and support project management and technical teams in planning and implementing activities as articulated in the project work plans
  • Provide timely updates and information on project performance and results including work plans, progress reports and annual reports to the Client, implementing partners, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with technical team on the ground to ensure that operational requirements throughout the project lifecycle are met
  • Responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of monitoring and evaluation procedures for project activities to ensure compliance with project work plan
  • Develop brief documents of the project including factsheets, leaflets, press releases, etc.
  • Organize any needed meetings and consultations with key stakeholders, the Client or partners
  • Plan and coordinate knowledge activities in Jordan and Netherlands

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Administration, International Development, Agricultural Sciences, Development Studies, Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programs and projects
  • Proven track record in international development project management including participatory planning, report writing and financial management
  • Technical experience in agriculture sector and value chain analysis
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports
  • Computer literate and experience in working on office software packages
  • Ability to travel as needed  
  • Fluent in English, Kurdish and Arabic

Soft Skills

  • Ambitious, hard-working, and a fast learner
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions without constant supervision or validation with the ability to communicate ideas with command and confidence
  • Strong people management skills and demonstrates behaviors of teamwork, collaboration, knowledge sharing, maintaining relationships

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.