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Human Resources Manager – Cairo, Egypt
Coptic Orphans’ Human Resources Manager in Egypt works strategically and objectively to support the growth and stabilization of the organization’s workforce. S/he works to increase employee engagement in order to develop and maintain high levels of commitment and professional ethics in the organizational culture.  S/he manages all HR support functions in Egypt by working with the HR team in Coptic Orphans’ global headquarters, which is located in the United States. High levels of expertise in talent acquisition, management, and retention are required for this position. S/he must possess a deep understanding of workplace ethics and culture in both Egypt and Western countries in order to ensure cultural sensitivity and maintain the unity and strength of Coptic Orphans’ different offices.  In collaboration with the headquarters HR team, this professional manages the recruitment processes and job promotion of the Egypt office. S/he also assists with position analysis and talent matching, salary/benefit market research, employee relations, training, and development.  S/he advises the headquarters HR team and management on issues impacting the efficiency of employees in the Egypt office. In addition, s/he assists with coaching and counseling employees on proper professional conduct, clear expectations, and their potential for career growth.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Play a key role in stabilizing and strengthening the Coptic Orphans team in Egypt by working with management and staff to create and nurture an environment of positive interactions and effective communications.
• Manage employee relations, conflict resolution, and trust-building.
• Develop a firm grasp of the organizational culture that makes it possible to regularly identify and recommend improvements needed by both managers and employees.
• Maintain a safe and productive work environment by addressing and working through conflict and issues of concern in transparent yet prudent ways.
• Propose initiatives, including training and development that boost productivity, commitment, and efficiency by improving employee engagement and job satisfaction.
• Research and recommend effective incentives and programs to retain employees, improve their morale, and increase their loyalty.
• Ensure consistent application of established HR policies and processes; recommend necessary changes for management consideration.
• Assist with position analysis and the development of new position descriptions in the Egypt office.
• Support establishment and maintenance of position-grade system; conduct market research on pay and benefits.
• In collaboration with headquarters HR team, help update recruitment and selection processes and identify effective, cost-efficient channels, including networking, to promote job openings in Egypt.
• Conduct candidate screening and interviews to identify top prospects, while ensuring that potential mismatches are eliminated based on relevant qualifications.
• Oversee the hiring process from start to finish, while ensuring compliance with Coptic Orphans policies and relevant legal frameworks.
• Manage annual, semiannual, and probation performance reviews, feedback systems and tools.
• Outline management responsibility for developing employees.
• Propose effective ways of managing employee performance and facilitate employee-supervisor dialogues.
• Ensure compliance with legal, governmental, and organizational regulations and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position supervises the HR Associate in Egypt.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Required Education and Experience:
1. BA or MA in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, or other closely related field.  MA substitutes for 2-3 years of professional experience.
2. Minimum of 7 years of professional experience, 5 of them as an HR professional.
3. Demonstrated ability to manage human resources by taking strategic approaches.
4. Experience with the Coptic community and culture is a must.

Other Required Skills
1. Outstanding soft skills, including people skills, conflict management and resolution, negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and problem-solving.
2. Excellent ability to preserve strict confidentiality and show discretion.
3. Exceptionally effective communications skills with excellent command of English and Arabic.
4. Energetic, positive, results-oriented, outstanding organizational skills, good judgment, objectivity, and ability to multi-task.

Fiscal Responsibilities (budgeting responsibilities, approval privileges on purchase orders and check requests, reporting and auditing functions):
Assist in developing personnel budget for Egypt office, including recruitment expenses.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
In the course of posting and promoting Coptic Orphans job openings; s/he will have frequent contact with applicants, recruiters, universities, print/electronic media, and other entities. Thus, s/he must fully understand the mission and work of the organization in order to passionately communicate them to others.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Occasional travel may be necessary or helpful, including possible international trip(s).



Training& Development Manager – Cairo
The Program Training and Development Manager designs, develops, plans, and carries out training and development initiatives. This is done after assessing the training needs of program field staff and volunteer representatives through training evaluation and feedback from staff and management, and according to direction from upper management. The incumbent is responsible for setting training directions for all programs, and ensures that all staff and volunteer trainings improve performance and overall results. S/he is responsible for preparing and effectively managing the budget for program training. Because staff and volunteer representatives directly impact the lives of our program participants, the incumbent must be a resource for them and have great people skills.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Strategically set training directions and plans for Coptic Orphans’ programs by designing and implementing a system to regularly, accurately, and effectively assess training needs through periodic field visits.
2. Research, design, develop, and discuss training curriculum and plans with management and field staff to ensure effectiveness.
3. Develop procedures for training assessment and evaluation; conduct training performance evaluations for continuous improvement of training impact. Follow up with all individuals to ensure training goals are achieved and to address concerns.
4. Develop implementation plans, facilitate activities and events, and manage resources effectively to ensure maximum utilization.
5. Develop training manuals; prepare multimedia visual aids and other educational materials.
6. Conduct orientations for new volunteer representatives and attend local meetings to assess their training needs and to improve the orientations.
7. Arrange on-the-job training of new programs staff.
8. Organize, coordinate, facilitate, and plan workshops for program participants and their mothers in collaboration with field personnel. Train field personnel to prepare them to effectively train the volunteer representatives. Using a database, track, analyze, and manage attendance to ensure all volunteers are trained.
9. Develop and update a contact list of qualified trainers and other resources for more specialized training.
10. Prepare program training budget.
11. Other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None in the short term but, but may supervise in the future.

Required Knowledge and Skill:
1. BA and 10 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years in training.
2. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and people skills, as well as persuasiveness.
3. Energetic and dynamic personality, yet demonstrated ability to listen attentively.
4. Ability to motivate and inspire others.
5. Ability to follow through systematically and effectively.
6. Proven proficiency in English speaking and writing, and fluency in Arabic.
7. A passion for the work of Coptic Orphans that can be communicated to others.

Extent of Public Contact:
Limited to contact with staff, volunteer representatives, and outside trainers/ contractors.

Working Conditions and Environment:
May be required to travel as necessary.



Program Manager – Cairo
The main role of the Program Manager is to oversee, lead, and direct the critical functions and the various aspects of program implementation, both technical and administrative, for Coptic Orphans’ development programs. This includes managing all functions and projects associated with the assigned program(s). The incumbent works to ensure progress by each assigned program/project is on target to achieve program goals and desired results. He/she works in collaboration with the Program Director(s), Field Staff, Area Managers and/or other Coptic Orphans personnel, as well as with external partners such as the Church, community development associations  (CDAs), granting agencies, program participants, and/or other entities and partners/ stakeholders. This professional regularly reports on progress, results, challenges, and lessons learned as well as budget status to a large audience of stakeholders, internally and externally, on a periodic and ad hoc basis.
Development programs cover educational, social and/or gender issues; and may vary in scope and goals. The incumbent manages, coordinates monitors and evaluates program activities throughout Egypt, and continually seeks to improve assigned program(s). He/she may also develop new initiatives and/or projects as the programs grow and expand. Thus, the incumbent must possess outstanding and effective leadership skills, and the ability to inspire a team to meet ongoing challenges while achieving targeted results. This position entails extensive travel, depending on the projects/programs and the field sites.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Lead, plan, develop, and coordinate implementation of all aspects of assigned program(s), coordinating implementation with internal staff and external partners.
2. Guide and oversee project partners, and monitor progress of their work to ensure that program/project goals and results are achieved.
3. Ensure efficiency in management of the program and utilization of resources.
4. Based on data collected and analyzed, monitor program activities, progress, challenges and results.
5. Evaluate program progress and results to correct interactions and intervene as necessary; make recommendations for future direction and/or changes to current implementation plans as appropriate in communication with management.
6. Communicate and report on progress; compile periodic and ad hoc technical and financial reports outlining progress made towards the achievement of targeted results, challenges faced, lessons learned, and recommendations for grantors and/or stakeholders; internal and external.
7. Dynamically and effectively manage, lead, inspire and advise subordinate field staff, assessing their needs, challenges, and strengths, to maximize their commitment and engagement in achieving program(s) results and meeting challenges.
8. Effectively coordinate and work with management and program staff to prepare and maintain detailed implementation plans for assigned projects.
9. Develop budgets, monitoring and realigning as necessary for all activities to be conducted as part of assigned program(s).
10. Document and update related program reference manual(s) and documentation of implementation and changes.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Manage and supervise program/project staff and/or mangers. Number and level of subordinate positions varies by program/project.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
The Program Manager must have advanced technical skills and experience to oversee implementation of programs/projects and achieve goals through effective resource management.  Strong project management is essential to advance and support assigned program(s).  He/she must have an in-depth understanding of Coptic culture, its dynamics, and its challenges.

The Program Manager must have the following:
1. BA or MA in the field of human development. MA makes up for 2 years of relevant experience.
2. 7 years (or 5 years with MA) of experience in human development; particularly in the area of program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, education, and child rights; or very closely related field; experience with USAID project management is a plus.
3. Demonstrated experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation, and program implementation. Must be results-oriented and highly energetic.
4. Analytical skills, and experience in data reporting.
5. Strong leadership skills, team management and managerial skills/experience; as well as a knack for being a team player.
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in both Arabic and English.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Responsible for developing and monitoring annual and long-range budgeting for program activities.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive daily contact with field staff, agencies, HQ and other country offices.
Extensive contact with various levels and ranks in partner organizations, granting entities, and other current or potential supporters and stakeholders.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Requires frequent in-country travel and possibly occasional International travel that is estimated at 30-50 % of the year.



Area Program Manager (3 Locations)
The Area Program Manager (APM) of the Coptic Orphans office in Egypt oversees programs and ensures the achievement of goals through smooth functioning of all program activities in the assigned areas. H/she provides quality services to children and others served by Coptic Orphans programs. He/she supervises and manages program staff in day-to-day program operations and activities, and oversees the development, training, and ongoing work of field coordinators and volunteers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Lead successful implementation, planning, monitoring, and reporting of all Coptic Orphans programs according to agreed-upon budgets, polices, and plans.
2. Ensure timely and effective implementation of activities while adhering to established policies. Report issues, concerns and successes to Program Manager/director and other departments.
3. Supervise and support Field Coordinators in carrying out and implementing all programs, through coaching, discussions, and field visits to ensure effective team performance.
4. Ensure team’s professional development, provide team members with technical support technically, and keep team motivated and knowledgeable.
5. Set, implement, and track budgets for training, activities, housing, and medical care to ensure proper budget allocation and efficient use of resources.
6. Oversee effective financial management of all programs in the area, including monitoring of funds allocated to Volunteer Representatives on a quarterly basis.
7. Set plans for further growth of the area and ensure plans’ timely implementation, documenting progress through weekly updates and other reports.
8. Maintain open and effective communication channels with Cairo office through attending monthly and other periodic office meetings and as necessary.
9. Make periodic field visits and track new cases, continuously assessing needs in the area.
10. Plan program logistics and arrange accommodations for foreign volunteers for smooth implementation of Serve to Learn program.
11. Manage and monitor loans made to mothers in the B’edeya program, ensuring optimal use of resources.
12. Conduct and manage the quarterly training for volunteers, ensuring they have common understanding of Coptic Orphans values, directions, and policies.
13. Perform related tasks and projects necessary for programs’ success.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise and manage 2-5 Field Coordinators.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA with 10 years professional experience, 5 of which must be relevant NGO work experience.
2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must.
3. Experience working in the field of development, child development, or education.
4. Experience working with Coptic community. Supervisory and team-leading experience.
5. Good command of the English language.
6. Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel, as well as Internet navigation.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Participate in annual program budgeting decisions in the assigned area, and approve spending according to the area’s mandated budget.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive daily contact and communication with other APMs, Field Coordinators, Volunteer Representatives, Program Manager, Cairo office and Washington, DC headquarters, as well as program beneficiaries, church hierarchy, and other program stakeholders.
Physical Demands (walking, lifting, carrying, etc.):

Typical field environment including walking, sitting, typing, using public transportation and driving; occasional lifting of boxes and luggage during travel.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Frequent travel within the assigned region, and some travel to different regions of Egypt.  Travel may reach up to 70% of the time. Must be able to work on weekend and/or evenings as necessary.



Operations Director – Cairo
The Operations Director position requires a highly skilled, dynamic, experienced professional to direct and oversee all operations functions of the organization. He/she will ensure smooth, effective, and efficient operations through his/her knowledge, experience, and capabilities.  In collaboration with other management personnel, the Operations Director will lead the organization’s efforts in finding ways to improve productivity and efficiency, and will work through obstacles in the ongoing operations of the Coptic Orphans office in Egypt. This role has a wide scope of oversight, including: ensuring business continuity, facilitating administrative support, overseeing legal and compliance requirements, handling procurement and inventory, logistics, property management, and implementing Human Resources and Information Systems/Information Technology processes and policies set by the Coptic Orphans headquarters. This professional participates in formulating policies and procedures and ensures implementation; he/she is a part of the management team. He/she will also interact with all levels of staff and management, a role which requires tact as well as decisiveness and effectiveness. H/she must therefore have outstanding interpersonal skills and servant-leader traits.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. In coordination with HQ, oversee all the various functions impacting the operation and administration of the Egypt branch of Coptic Orphans.  This includes oversight of policy and process implementation of administrative, Human Resources, IT/IS, and Operational processes; and supervising the administrative, operations, HR and IT/IS staff in Egypt.
2. Ensure all applicable (local, governmental and legal) laws, regulations and requirements, as well as organizational policies and regulations, are all communicated effectively to personnel and are followed consistently.  Applicable laws, regulations and policies include those of labor laws, records retention, confidentiality and discloser ensure the security of important documents and their accessibility and confidentially.
3. Ensure all licenses, registrations, certifications and other documents necessary for business continuity are secured, renewed timely and up-to-date.  This includes the responsibility of ensuring the NGO registration and associated conditions are monitored and complied with.  Interact and deal with lawyers as necessary, and attend to legal issues.
4. Serve as procurement officer and advisor; research quality and value of goods and services needed to ensure maximum savings are secured.  Conferring with management, negotiate and make purchasing decisions on best rates/prices and values for consumables and/or assets.  Ensure appropriate procurement processes, procedures and best practices are implements and followed consistently.  Oversee asset management.
5. Plan, coordinate and manage office space ensuring a professional appearance that is conductive to work and productivity; ensure the most efficient use of space, and manage new space acquisition if and when necessary or appropriate.
6. Manage resources, including overseeing the upkeep and maintenance of the office space and storage, other property (apartments, vehicles, etc.) ensuring bills and paid timely.
7. Coordinate all operational issues with the HQ Operations Director, and collaborate to ensure consistence and integration of processes between Egypt and HQ.  Advice HQ on laws and regulations relevant to NGO’s in Egypt.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
BA or a MA degree in business administration or closely related field with a minimum of 10 years of directly related professional experience.  In addition, the following skills are required:
1. Leadership skills including effective management skills and supervisory experience.
2. Attention to detail, strong organizational skill.
3. Experience in and ability to analyze, develop and improve processes.
4. Some knowledge of or experience with IT/IS processed to be able to manage IS Associate is necessary.
5. Outstanding communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
6. Proven proficiency in English speaking/writing.
7. Ability to represent the organization well with internal and external customers (colleagues, supervisors, vendors, etc….)
8. A passion for the work of the organization that can be communicated to others.
9. Must be able to maintain and prove the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Create and manage department budge and ensure all budge line items expense stay within budget.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Daily contact with office staff in Egypt and abroad.
Sporadic interaction with vendors, lawyers and officials.



Training Specialist – Cairo
The Training Specialist’s role is to design and carry out trainings within the framework of a system that s/he develops to assess the training needs of Coptic Orphans’ volunteer representatives in the field. S/he is responsible for ensuring that staff and volunteer trainings effectively improve their performance and overall results.  Training is vital for the volunteer representatives, whose actions directly impact the lives of Coptic Orphans program participants. The Training Specialist must therefore be a resourceful professional with great people skills.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Under editorial and strategic supervision:
1. Design and implement a system to effectively and regularly assess training needs in the field through various means that ensure accurate assessment, including periodic field visits to all areas.
2. Prepare training materials.
3. Carry out training plans and conduct training sessions of field personnel to prepare them as trainers for the volunteer representatives.
4. Follow up with all individuals to ensure training effectiveness and to address concerns.
5. Maintain log of all training conducted and files of training materials.
6. Organize, coordinate, facilitate, and plan workshops for program participants and their mothers in collaboration with field personnel.
7. Prepare quarterly training report.
8. Participate in local field meetings to assess special needs in specific areas.
9. Participate in orienting new representatives to assess needs and develop general training for all new representatives.
10. Update and follow up on representative training attendance, using a database to track training activities and attendance, and address issues discovered through this tool.
11. Other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA with 5 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years of training experience.
2. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and people skills, as well as persuasiveness.
3. Energetic and dynamic personality, yet demonstrated ability to listen attentively.  Ability to motivate and inspire others.
4. Ability to follow through systematically and effectively.
5. Proven proficiency in spoken and written English; fluency in Arabic.
6. A passion for the work of the organization that can be communicated to others.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive contact with all office staff and some external community development organizations.

Working Conditions and Environment:
May be asked to work extra/off-duty hours when necessary, occasional travel to conferences, fundraising presentations, etc or international travel.



Translator – Cairo
Provide translation for documents from Arabic to English and vice-versa. Incumbent will be responsible for entering data into the database systems; verifying the validity and accuracy of any data before entry as well as acquiring any missing data.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Accurate translation of reports, letters and various text in electronic and hardcopy formats that contain not only facts but also some abstract language showing ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.
2. Capture regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text; using word choices and expressions that generally adhere to target language norms and means of expression specific to subject field, and that are strong enough to successfully convey the intended message(s).
3. Prepare reports and other communication documents.
4. Ensure perfection of data uniting names and addresses from different database systems, and ensure data is complete and sensible.
5. Other related duties as assigned.
Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA with 3-5 years of professional experience as a translator and Translation Certification is a plus.
2. Excellent command of the English-language; strong written communication skills.
3. Advance computer skills to produce written translations and products, and allow basic research of the Web.
4. Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully as to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
5. Strong writing skills to write clearly and informatively and edit for spelling and grammar.
6. Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness.
7. Great interpersonal skills, professionalism and good character

Working Conditions and Environment:
May be required to work extra and off-duty hours when necessary.



Field Coordinator – Greater Cairo, Middle Egypt& Upper Egypt
Coptic Orphans is seeking a full time Field Coordinator in Middle Egypt and two full time Field Coordinators in Upper Egypt to assist in overseeing program implementation and the work of the Volunteer Representatives in fulfillment of the organization’s stated goals and policies.  Salary commensurate with experience and within the limits of a small nonprofit organization.
Under the direct supervision of Area Manager, the Field Coordinator will assist in overseeing program implementation and the work of the Volunteer Representatives in fulfillment of the organization’s stated goals and policies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Implement and deliver Coptic Orphans established programs to agreed budgets, policies and plans.
2. Determine eligibility of nominated Volunteer Representatives.
3. Review and determine the eligibility of children cases submitted by Volunteer Representatives.
4. Assist in conducting Volunteer Representative orientations
5. Review and audit expense reports submitted by Volunteer Representatives.
6. Prepare and submit Area’s monthly report to the Area Manager.
7. Monitor field implementation by conducting regular home visits.
8. Provide ongoing support and feedback to Volunteer Representatives.
9. Assist in planning and arranging for workshops/meetings with Representatives, children and mothers.
10. Prepare meeting agenda and speakers.
11. Maintain effective communication with Area Manager and the Cairo and Washington DC offices.
12. Responsible for logistics management, which includes the preparation and planning of a sponsor visits to a sponsor child.
13. Perform other related duties as required.
14. Prepare and submit trip reports, expenses reports and other required documents.
15. Follow up with the administrative staff on requests for letters, pictures, and family reports needed for sponsors.
16. Attend staff meeting in Cairo office and attend and prepare for Representatives meetings (semi-annual, local and combined meetings) in the area served.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA
2. Fluent in Arabic with good English skills
3. Experience with Microsoft office, internet and email
4. Two years of experience in the nonprofit field or international development
5. Able to assess social situations and act tactfully and responsibly
6. Able to organize resources and staff to reach goals
7. Stress-resilient to cope with complex conditions
8. Self-starter, motivated and team player
9. Must have the children’s interest at heart
10. Experience working with the Coptic community

Working Conditions and Environment:
May be required to work extra and off-duty hours when necessary.



IT Associate – Cairo
The IT Associate is mainly responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum benefits from them. Moreover, s/he is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the performance of the network and computer systems of the organization and its branches.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Installing and configuring computer, network hardware, phone system, and upgrades of operating systems and applications.
2. Providing desktop hardware support through repairing, configuring, and troubleshooting of PCs, servers, printers, scanners, and other office equipment.
3. Replacing hardware parts as required.
4. Maintaining Helpdesk system by responding to IT tickets in a timely manner.
5. Supporting the staff through a series of actions to help set up systems or resolve issues.
6. Implementing procedural documentation and IT relevant reports.
7. Setting up new users’ accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues, ensuring appropriate permissions are assigned to each according to their job level.
8. Preserving folder structure on the file server according to structure agreed upon by the HQ.
9. Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
10. Reporting issues and network related problems to IS/IT Manager.
11. Handling inventory of all network hardware, software, licenses, etc.
12. Other duties assigned by supervisor.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA in computer science or information systems with 5 years of experience in information technology and information systems.
2. At least 3 years experience as IT technical support.
3. Good command of spoken and written English.
4. Strong command of all MS Office software, Windows OS(XP, Vista, 7 & 8), Server, 2003, 2008, 2012 proficiency.
5. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently.
6. Must be detail-oriented.
7. People-oriented, rapidly establishing a good working relationship with staff members and other professionals, e.g., software developers.
8. Steady and has positive attitude.
9. Ability to learn fast.
10. Problem-solving skills.

Working Conditions and Environment:
May be required to work extra/off-duty hours when necessary with no overtime compensation.



Program Coordinator – Cairo
The Program Coordinator contributes to the overall success of Coptic Orphans’ programs and projects by supporting the implementation of programs/projects by departments, staff, management, and other internal/external partners. Specifically, the Program Coordinator takes a leading role in overseeing TAMKEEN project activities, and provides logistical and administrative support for facilities management and training, so as to enhance the performance of 15 partner community development associations (CDAs). TAMKEEN, a two-year project ending on June 30, 2016, is funded by USAID and implemented by Coptic Orphans.
TAMKEEN is an activity that developed out of the conviction that civic awareness and engagement are critically important.  The overall goals of this activity are to increase the civic engagement of female school-aged youth ages 6-23 and to support CDAs’ youth outreach activities using a three-tiered engagement approach: 1) Awareness; 2) Access; and 3) Practice.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Assist in the development and implementation of project/program activities.  Work closely with, and serve as the point of contact among, the Field Coordinators, Program Manager, and other project/program partners to coordinate and oversee activities of assigned project(s), ensuring timely and smooth flow of information.  Oversee processes and details of Field Coordinators’ work and activities.
2. Compile reports and other relevant documentation of project/program activities in the field, in a timely manner; extract essential data and translate into English.
3. Assist Program Manager in developing and preparing Terms of Reference and action plans, and in gathering success stories.
4. Ensure the development of contact lists of partners in local government, non-governmental organizations, and media outlets in all targeted governorates.  Develop a detailed consultant roster relevant to project needs.
5. Help identify and address the capacity-building needs of partner organizations, specifically by carrying out a customized needs assessment for each partner organization through assisting Field Coordinators.
6. Assist in identifying relevant technical challenges and provide support and training workshops for partner organizations in accordance with the conducted needs assessment.  Provide technical support to partner organizations in developing proposals and further implementation of procedures.
7. Organize and co-lead meetings with project staff and record meeting minutes; follow up to compile relevant documentation for all project activities.
8. Represent Coptic Orphans at program-related meetings, seminars, and other events as delegated, and work with other departments and programs to increase cross-organizational planning and learning.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA in international development or a closely related field, and at least five years of relevant experience in the nonprofit or international development field are required.
2. Excellent command of Arabic and good command of English a must (sufficient to ensure ability to quickly and accurately translate written and spoken information).
3. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office, internet, and email.
4. Ability to assess social situations and handle them tactfully and responsibly.
5. Ability to organize resources, including staff, to reach goals.
6. Resilient under stress; ability to cope with complex conditions.
7. Self-starter, motivated, and team player.
8. Good communication skills and aware of professional uses of different social media applications/channels.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Prepare, translate, and submit required project/program financial documents.
Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive daily contact with program/project partners.
Working Conditions and Environment:
Frequent travel to targeted governorates required, as called for by certain tasks and activities.  May be required to work extra/off-duty hours, and/or weekends as necessary.



Programs Director – Cairo
The Programs Director is an experience and skilled professional, whose work is critically important to implementing Coptic Orphans’ development programs in Egypt.  He/she, in collaboration with the Headquarters Program Director and other management personnel, leads and directs specialized programs that cover education, social, and/or gender issues; continually seeking improvement and further development.  He/she must be ahead of the curve of organizational growth in program implementation, and may propose new initiatives as the organization grows. The incumbent must be results-oriented, and monitor and evaluate programs to ensure that goals are achieved.  He/she communicates progress to all stakeholders such as management, grant-making entities, etc.  This is a senior level position working closely with the organization’s top management.  The position entails extensive travel to oversee programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
The Programs Director directs and oversees all aspects of the implementation of new and existing programs; designs, plans, develops, and coordinates monitoring and evaluation systems and instruments.
1. Direct and oversee project/programs.  Monitor and evaluate the progress of the work to ensure achievement of program/project goals, objectives and results; making use of strong training component.
2. Ensure complete and comprehensive documentation of program policies and processes and the communications of these policies and processes to the field.
3. Compile and oversee technical and financial reporting on programs, outlining progress made towards the achievement of targeted results, challenges faced, lessons learned and recommendations for future direction.
4. Network and seek partnerships with entities that share Coptic Orphans’ goals in order to reap mutual benefits, and to promote the organization’s visibility through awards and other recognition of our programs.
5. Serve as the lead officer with all stakeholders, internal and external, such as the church, partners, grant-making entities, etc., and liaise with external clients and partners concerning assigned projects and/or programs.
6. Effectively coordinate and work with Headquarters Program Director, other management, and program staff (in Egypt and HQ) to:
1. Prepare and   maintain detailed implementation plans including budget development
2. Monitor and realign plans for all activities as necessary
3. Carry out assessments;
4. Monitor field projects with the program staff
5. Manage and support program staff throughout all phases of program implementation
7. Represent Coptic Orphans and speak at key events, government meetings, conferences, NGO forums, churches, etc. as called for by assigned project(s).
Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. MA and 10+ years of professional experience, with at least 7 years in the field of human development, particularly in the areas of education, gender and child rights or closely related field; or a BA in the previously mentioned fields, with 15 years of work experience, including 10 years of relevant experience.
2. Proven knowledge and experience in human and social development work.
3. Experience in project management, program design, monitoring, evaluation and plan implementation.
4. Advanced analytical skills and experience in data reporting.
5. Outstanding leadership and management skills a must.  Minimum of 7 years of management experience.
6. Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills, ability to direct self and others.
7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the Arabic and English.
8. Emotional intelligence and cultural sensitivity are essential.
9. Experience in managing grants from U.S. funding bodies is very favorable and will be highly regarded.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Responsible for the annual and long-range budgeting for program activities, in collaboration with other management personnel as appropriate.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive daily contact with field staff, agencies, HQ and the staff of Coptic Orphans’ other country offices.
Extensive contact with various levels and ranks of partner organizations, grant-making entities and other current or potential supporters.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Requires frequent in-country travel, and occasional international travel; estimated at 10-30% of the year.
Must be able to work on weekend and/or evenings as necessary.



Field Coordinator – Assiut, Sohag, and Minya
The Field Coordinator is a professional with strong experience in project monitoring and implementation.  He/she has the ability to combine attention to detail with an understanding of “the big picture” in order to connect the project’s various parts and achieve results.  The incumbent facilitates, coordinates, and organizes project activities, and will help decide on selection criteria for Tamkeen’s project partners/sub-grantees, the community development agencies (CDAs).  He/she supports specific CDAs throughout the entire project and empowers them to achieve the project’s desired results.  This role is critical to the CDAs’ successful efforts and capacity-building.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in developing selection criteria for the CDAs with whom Coptic Orphans will partner for the project, including receiving and assessing applications.
2. Assist selected and assigned partner CDAs with program implementation and activities, and with conducting needs assessments in preparation for creating action plans for capacity-building.
3. Use relevant M&E tools for each activity as directed by Program manage, ensuring adequate documentation of each implemented activity for each partner CDA.
4. Work closely with the CDAs to mentor them, oversee their day-to-day implementation of project activities, and provide them with ongoing technical assistance and follow-up to develop their project proposals.
5. Oversee and compile financial documentation and receipts from CDAs, and work with the Project Accountant to ensure credibility and accountability.
6. Compile, review, edit, and disseminate monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc reports from each CDA, ensuring sufficient documentation for each project activity and/or indicator.
7. Provide logistical support for project events, organize filed visits for the project management team and/or granting organizations, and serve as a focal point of contract between CDAs and the Program Coordinator.
8. Develop a professional relationship and network with relevant local authorities and civil society organizations.
9. Other relevant duties and tasks as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA with a minimum of 5 years experience in development, international affairs, project management, administration, or closely related field.
2. Experience in high-level administrative functions and project administration/coordination.
3. Good command of English is a plus.
4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to interact effectively with vagarious ranks and levels of management and external clients.
5. Experience in NGOs highly desired and preferred.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
Prepare field visits and submit reports and required documents.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive daily contact with CDAs.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Considered management work, and may be required to work extra/off-duty hours, and/or travel as necessary.



Administrative Assistant – Cairo
The Administrative Assistant performs a wide range of administrative support functions for Tamkeen’s staff and daily operations.  He/she keeps office services running smoothly by running administrative systems, following through on procedures and policies, and monitoring administrative projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. In coordination with supervisor and colleagues, manage all administrative tasks in the field while keeping well-organized files and records of all forms and documents received.  Set up and maintain accurate and effective general filing system for the project in accordance with applicable project instructions.
2. Review financial records and reports of Tamkeen partner organizations, the community development agencies (CDAs), and maintain an effective record keeping system for all receipts and invoices.
3. Prepare, print, and keep track of training materials and other documents.
4. Coordinate appointments, travel plans, and schedules.  Manage all event logistics (booking venues, arranging for accommodations and meals, etc.).
5. Input all data needed for CDAs and participants into the Tamkeen database system.
6. Take the lead on printing materials banners, and brochures related to program activities.
7. Track project employees; timesheets and assists with other administrative support functions as necessary.
8. Resolve administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions.
9. Assist with other related duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
1. BA in business administration or related area.  3 years of office management experience in professional environment.
2. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels of staff within the organization.
3. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and mange expectations.
4. Team player who is able to work independently and problem-solve with minimal directions.
5. Experience with databases and Microsoft Office Suite, as well as general advanced computer skills.
6. Able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion.
7. Good command of English, both written and spoken, is a must.

Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization):
Extensive contact with all office staff and some external partners, e.g., CDAs.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Typical office environment; may be required to run some errands and travel.



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