Technical Officer, EU-funded Strengthening the Institutional and Human Resources Capacities of the Ministry of Social Solidarity Project
Opportunity type : Job Opportunities
Egypt’s2014 Constitution recognizes social protection and social justice as a right for citizens and dedicated one pillar of the national Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)–Egypt Vision 2030 specifically tosocialjustice (fifth pillar), with specific reference to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1, 2, and 5. The Ministry of Social Solidarity (MoSS) is the mandated government body responsible for providing social safety networks for Egypt’s most vulnerable citizens. MoSS’ main vision goals aims in creating a social safety net for citizens by supporting and protecting poor families, caring for low–income people, raising their standard of living and improving the level of services provided to them, in addition to MoSS’ three main strategic policies: Social Protection, Social Care, and SocialDevelopment. The project “Strengthening the Institutional and Human Resources Capacities of the Ministry of Social Solidarity” is implemented by Ministry of Social Solidarity and supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) andfunded by theEuropean Union (EU) Delegation andthe Government of UK. The overall objective of the project is to supportMoSSon Egypt’s Social protection response for COVID– 19, as part of the EU’s COVID–19 response funding. The suggested outputs are responsive to the priority areas of interventions identified by MOSS.
Duties and responsibilities:
Under the full supervision of the Project Manager, the Technical officer will be responsible for operational project management in accordance with the project document and the UNDP guidelines and procedures fornationally executed projects, including:
Support the Project Manager in overall general coordination, evaluation, management and supervision of project implementation;
Ensure timely preparation of training programmes designed for stakeholder’s, with respect to project review cycle;
Ensure timely preparation and submission of inception report, project annual work plans, progress reports, etc.;
Ensure timely preparation of the ToRs for national and international consultants, follow up implementation and report progress to the Project Manager;
Ensure timely preparation and submission of required reports in the UNDP project cycle, includingtechnical, and financial, reports;
Represent the project during review meetings, and evaluations, upon request from the Project Manager;
Perform consulting assignments with clients by facilitating workshops, through interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan the client will use to manage change;
Initiate and coordinate outreach activities, conduct training workshops and seminars, provide logistical support to workshops outside Egypt, as needed;
Play a lead role in identifying significant issues and develop well–reasoned, innovative approaches in dealing with them;
Perform othercoordinating tasks as appropriate for the successful implementation of the project in accordance with the project document and as requested by the Project Manager.