Program Officer

Posted by International Medical Corps UK

Program Officer

E14, London Check commute

£29,000 - £35,520 per year

Contract, Full-time

About the organisation

International Medical Corps UK is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through heal... Read more

Job Description

International Medical Corps UK provides emergency relief to those struck by disaster no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions, working with them to recover, rebuild and gain the skills and tools required for self-reliance.

International Medical Corps and International Medical Corps United Kingdom with headquarters in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively, work collaborate to maximise resources for the delivery of appropriate relief and development activities.

Job Purpose

Day-to-day Headquarters liaison for assigned country programs advocating for the needs of the program within the organization and coordinate communications between all departments, including compliance, programming, logistics, legal, security, human resource and communication

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Day-to-day Headquarters liaison for assigned country programs advocating for the needs of the program within the organization and coordinate communications between all departments, including compliance, programming, logistics, legal, security, human resource and communication

  • Day to day coordination of proposals, donor reporting process for assigned countries. Monitoring grant performance and overall assigned country portfolio and flag any issue to the Program Manager

  • Support dissemination of country specific information with relevant departments. Support with any country specific reporting requirements from other departments and vice versa. Regularly deploys to the field to assist in startup, staff coverage, and close out

  • Monitor grant performance and overall assignedcountry portfolio and flag any issue to the Program Manager

  • Regular deployment to the field to assist in startup, staff coverage, and close out

  • Ensures that donors and internal reporting is submitted on time and in fulfilment of contractual obligations for the countries covered

  • External representation as required with donors

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualification

Essential

  • Master Degree + Project management qualification + extensive relevant experience

Experience

  • Field- based work experience in the sector or HQ experience supporting relief and development projects in the field

  • Experience in proposals development and donor reportingwith IMC major donors

  • Experience in effectively dealing with international and headquarters staff, and the ability to deal with a broad spectrum of people

Competency

  • Knowledge of Project cycle management

  • Knowledge of Logical Framework project planning and design 

  • Proposal development and donor report skills

  • Knowledge of major donors rules and regulations

  • Report writing

  • Good research skills

  • Ability to read,analyze,andinterpretand apply donorregulationsand requirements

  • Strong analytical skills to determine overall grant performance

  • Ability to use creativity, reasoning, past experience, information and available resources to resolve issues

  • Ability to effectively presentinformationandrespondtoquestionsfrom management and field programs;

  • Excellent writing skills, excellent cross-cultural communication

Other

  • Extensive travel maybe required

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Proficiency in French, Spanish, Arabic (or other relevant language to the portfolio) a plus

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

How to apply

Candidates who can demonstrate that they meet individual specifications and can prove that they have the right to work in the UK should send application by email or by post to Human Resources Department 2 Ground Floor, 161 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9SJ.

Application should include CV and cover letter stating how you meet each requirements and why you are interested in the role. Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we reserve to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient application.

Closing date

5PM UK time on 18 July 2019. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Please note:

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