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Call for Applications: Project Officer

ACTION, Inc. is looking for a new Project Officer


 

 

Position: Project Officer for Chikara Project

Work Assignment: Olongapo City

Date of Employment: January 20, 2022

 

Submit your letter of intent and curriculum vitae to action.estiaga@gmail.com and/or info@action.org.ph until January 20, 2022. The title/subject of your email must be the position you are applying for. We regret that only qualified candidates will be notified.

**For more information about our organization, please call (047) 602-1710 or visit www.action.org.ph

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Preferably with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other relevant course;
  2. At least 1 year of relevant work experience;
  3. Proficient in MS Office Applications;
  4. Demonstrated capacity to work effectively individually, and with teams;
  5. Has excellent people skills at all levels, cultural sensitivity;
  6. Has the ability to work well under pressure;
  7. Has the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary work environment;
  8. Has excellent oral and written communication skills in Filipino and English;
  9. Has knowledge in preparing effective presentations and reports;
  10. Has willingness to work and travel in areas covered by the project; and
  11. Can work with less supervision.

 

COMPETENCIES:

It is required for the Project Officer to have the following competencies:

  1. Understand ACTION, Inc. and the context which ACTION, Inc. works.
  2. Promote an environment where people are confident to take initiative, be innovative and learn new ways of working.
  3. Adopt a suitable communication style when communicating with the whole range of colleagues, partners, children and other stakeholders.
  4. Manage resources (time, budget, and work) to deliver results to agreed standards.
  5. Adopt a team style which adds value to work and reinforces good working practices.
  6. Understand and practice processes of project management cycle.
  7. Understand and practice processes of training management.

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Project Officer shall be responsible in the day-to-day implementation of project activities to the best of his/her abilities and to ensure that the project is in line with meeting its objective in a timely manner.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ensure that the day-to-day operations of the projects are according to approved plan and budget, and that the project activities are in line with the objectives;
  2. Conduct orientations, trainings, and meetings with beneficiaries, partners, and stakeholders;
  3. Manage project activities using proven project management tools and methodologies;
  4. Actively engage in the continuous development of the project;
  5. Develop monitoring and evaluation tools together with the Project Coordinator and/ or Head of Operations to aid in effective project management and facilitate periodic project monitoring and evaluation exercises;
  6. Ensure the quality and timely accomplishments of the project aims, objectives, outputs and goal;
  7. Coordinate with the Project Coordinator/Head of Operations every technical aspect needed for the project;
  8. Engage in a positive working with partners, children, and other stakeholders;
  9. Liaise with partner agencies and coordinate project activities to ensure that they are implemented in accordance with the project agreement;
  10. Maintain positive working relationship with key stakeholders and ensure adequate information flow;
  11. Monitor the project through conduct of regular meetings with project beneficiaries and stakeholders and provide suitable interventions if needed;
  12. Participate in regular staff, network meetings, orientations, workshops, trainings as necessary; and
  13. Performs other duties as required by the Project Coordinator/ Head of Operations, and ED from time to time.

 

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