Project Coordinator (Daloy 2: Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds Project)
World Wide Fund for Nature
Quezon City, Philippines
30+ days ago
PROJECT TITLE: Daloy 2: Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds Project
REPORTS TO: Project Manager
Internal: Within WWF Philippines, this post reports to the Project Manager and interacts with senior management and other WWF staff and volunteers
External: Consultants, government officials particularly the LGUs and the DENR, community leaders, stakeholders, private sectors, non-government organizations, academic and research institutions, the media, and other agencies
SCOPE OF WORK
The Project Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of all relevant community coordination work, planned outputs, targets and activities and ensures effective and timely reporting, and liaison with appropriate local and provincial communities, local government agencies, and relevant partners and associations involved in project implementation. The position will support the work plan development, in consultation with key stakeholders and uses the work plan as a guide in the delivery of target activities in the key project site. The coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the desired outputs in key sites of the project are delivered. The Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds will be the main area of assignment of Project Coordinator. He/ she has to ensure the delivery of the needed outputs, integrating the carried out activities and the outputs for reporting to the management team and providing updates to the site and Project Manager whenever needed.
The Project Coordinator is the primary link of WWF-Philippines to the communities in the Cebu City, Butuanon, and Cansaga Watersheds. He/she is expected to establish and maintain smooth working relationships of the organization with the community leaders and primary stakeholders. His/her primary duty is to coordinate site activities and give technical guidance to the community members directly involved with the project and ensure that project activities are in accordance with the project objectives and targets.
He/she is likewise expected to bring the technical know-how to the community and to communicate to project management the concerns and issues relevant to the implementation of the project in his/her areas of assignment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- At the site level, he/she coordinates activities to ensure timely and effective implementation of annual work plans and targets including the collection of data for monitoring of project performance. Exercises excellent coordination work in site-based activities.
- Builds effective working relationships and facilitates the involvement and participation of the appropriate community stakeholders and other partners to support the implementation of project activities.
- Supports in the monitoring and provides liaison and logistical assistance to Project Manager to ensure delivery of target objectives.
- Prepares and makes presentations of updates or; fieldwork and assists Project Manager in the preparation of site work and financial plans and timely progress reports on project progress.
- Other duties assigned by Project Manager and Director for Conservation.
- Documentation of consultative meetings, dialogues, activity orientation, and implementation, and other project activities (e.g., attendance sheets, documentation of procedures, results/decisions made).
- Liquidation reports of all cash advances for project activities.
- Itinerary or trip reports and relevant accomplishment reports on trips outside the project site.
- Updated file of copies of legislation (SB, barangay) related to project advocacies.
- Relevant program and status reports of the project, including work plans, budgets, and monitoring reports.
- Qualifications: University or advanced degree in community development or social development with minimum background in related natural resource management.
- Experience: At least 3 years of experience in coordinating nature conservation projects, especially in the area around Cebu.
- Skills and Abilities:
- Strong people management and facilitation skills.
- Positive attitude and an organized approach to work.
- Good decision-making skills and requires no or very minimal supervision.
DURATION OF THE ENGAGEMENT
This contract will be conducted over a period of 18 months with the possibility of extension and account for 100 percent of the Area Coordinator’s time with WWF-Philippines.
HOW TO APPLY
As an equal employment opportunity employer, WWF does not discriminate based on an applicant’s race, religion, sex, gender, or disability status. To reduce paper use, submissions by mail will not be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications, inquiries via phone cannot be accepted.
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