Vacancy for Senior Field Coordinator at Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

The Senior Field Coordinator will manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects, liaise with local partners to prioritize needs, develop concepts and activities to address information needs and essential service provision.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Senior Field Coordinator will report to the Program Manager based in Berlin.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Achieve effectiveness in cultivating relationships with local CSOs.
  • Improve the level of analysis in stabilization situational reports that are compiled from the CSOs.
  • Increased quality of activity approval forms and budgets in English as they are developed in coordination with local partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the overall implementation of the designated projects in consultation with the Program Manager and in accordance with the activity sheets;
  • Liaise with local partners to prioritize needs, develop concepts and activities to address information needs and essential service provision;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders and represent the project at meetings;
  • Coordinate with the local partners to ensure effective activity implementation, compliance, and procurement requirements;
  • In coordination with the Information and Reporting Manager develop and design assessments for information gathering on essential service provision in the east and atmospherics, security, and political developments, as needed;
  • Submit timely weekly summaries of pending and completed work;
  • Provide input and analysis into routine stabilization situation reports and other program reporting as required;
  • Plan and construct the budgets for the designated activities;
  • Draft activity approval forms and budgets, in English;
  • Supervise field officers and communicate regularly with them through a consultative leadership style.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • University degree in a relevant subject such as Management/development Studies/Business Administration or in a relevant technical subject
  • Fluent in Arabic and strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of managing projects and teams in insecure environments
  • Project management, networking and advocacy skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a complex environment

 

Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

Only finalists will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

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