Job Opportunity: International Debate Education Association MENA Project Coordinator.

Application  deadline:   23  September  2014.
Post:  Project  Coordinator
Contract:   Temporary  (4months)
Working  hours:   Full- time,  38  per  week,  Monday  to  Friday.  There  will  be  occasional  out  of  hours   working  to  support  events  and  travel.
Reporting  to:   Regional  Programs  Manager,  IDEA  MENA
Location: Tunis,  Tunisia
Salary:   1,100  TND
Expected  start  date:   1  October  2014
The  successful  applicant  will  already  have  the  right  to  work  in  the  European Union
International Debate Education Association MENA  is  seeking  to  appoint  a  Project  Coordinator  responsible  for  coordinating  a  2-phase   regional  youth  program  aiming  to  cover  16  MENA  countries,  including  a  6-day  event  involving  100  participants.
Reporting  to  the  Regional  Programs  Manager,  IDEA  MENA  (based  in  Tunis),  the  Project  Coordinator  will  ensure  the  effective  implementation  of  the  program  and  timely  execution  of  project  tasks  by  providing  excellent  project  management  skills.
IDEA  is  a  network  coordinated  by  a  central  office  in  Brussels  and  we  have  offices  in  the  UK,   Netherlands,  Macedonia,  USA,  Central  Asia  (Bishkek,  Kyrgyzstan)  and  MENA  (Tunis,  Tunisia).  IDEA operate  with  a  network  of  partner  organisations  across  60  countries.
Person  specification
• University  degree  in  communications,  public  relations,  management  or  a  related  field;
• Proven  experience  in  project  management;
• Experience  of  managing  budgets  effectively;
• Excellent  Arabic;  excellent  English;
• Self-motivated  with  the  ability  to  generate  ideas  and  and  react  rapidly  to  evolving   situations;
•Excellent  organization,  planning  and  problem- solving  skills  with  the  ability  to  work   flexibly  to  meet  the  requirements  of  the  role;
• Diplomacy  and  people  management  skills;
• Ability  to  cultivate  contacts  and  develop  networks;
• Strong  team  player;  collaborative  approach  with  proven  ability  to  work  in  a  diverse  team;   able  to  work  independently;
• The  ability  to  directly  communicate  and  coordinate  with  a  large,  international  group  of   participants  and  partners
Areas  of  responsibility
•Management  of  a  large  scale  regional  project
• Developing  schedules   and  methods  for  measuring  results
• Guiding  and  performing  strategic  analysis  for  the  project
• Planning  and  execution  of  all  phases  of  the  project  and  ensuring  on time  completion
•Building  relationships  and  partnerships  with  local  NGOs,  debate  communities  and  other  partners
• Managing  all  delegated  budgets  and  processes  accurately  and  ensuring  resources  of  right   quality  and  nature  are  assigned  to  deliver  the  event  activity
• Carrying  out  financial  duties  in  accordance  with  IDEA  MENA  finance  guidance
• Working  closely  with  the  communications  manager  to  develop  the  communication  materials
• Other  tasks  as  requested  by  the  Regional  Programs
How  to  apply:
Candidates  should  email  the  following  documents  in  the  English  language  to  Khouloud  Soula,  IDEA  MENA  Regional  Programs  Manager
at: ksoula@idebate.org :
• Comprehensive  covering  letter  explaining  why  you  feel  you  are  qualified,  plus
• Detailed  resume
Only  shortlisted  applicants  will  be  conta
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