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Field Coordinator – 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.   

Our strong commitment to excellence in service delivery means that we seek only the best people to carry out our mission. 
At Coptic Orphans, we are committed to a Child-Safe environment as the children's dignity, safety, and well-being are at the center of all we do. As such, all selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check, or working with children check, as part of of their hiring process. Continued employment is contingent upon the check indicating clear records of any child-related violations. Check may be repeated as required by each country's laws and provisions.

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. 





Be a part of an organization that has touched the lives of 45,000 children in Egypt over the past 25 years!


Coptic Orphans' Accomplishments by the Numbers:

-Impacted the lives of 45,000 children

-Ensured 100% enrollment of our participants in school

-Established a permanent presence in 675 villages throughout      Egypt

-Partnerships with 55 Coptic dioceses

-Over 450 currently active Church-based volunteer "Reps"

-300 annual life skills workshops organized for mothers and      children 

-250 widows have started their own business via our microcredit initiative

-90¢ of every dollar goes directly to field programs in  Egypt


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