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Employment Opportunities

Coptic Orphans works with children in Egypt to improve their quality of life and help them reach their potential. Find more information about us, or learn more about our programs.  

Current Openings

You are a step closer to joining a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to providing the best service possible so that the children in Egypt are able to break the cycle of poverty. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to make a difference! These positions are for immediate hiring. Please complete the online application by answering all questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Compensation packages are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

United States

Communications Associate

Donor Relations Associate

Human Resources Manager

Australia

Donor Relations Associate

Egypt

Operations Director

Human Resources Manager

Translator

Field Coordinator - Middle Egypt

Program Director

Program Manager

Office Clerk

United Kingdom

Regional Manager 

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Communications Associate, Washington D.C.

Purpose of the Job

The Communications Associate supports the organization’s overall communications functions of Coptic Orphans and implements communication strategies through various means and channels.  In particular, the communications associate at U.S. Headquarters office supports the creation and production of print and web materials to promote Coptic Orphans and to communicate with our constituents and various audiences. The communications associate obtains and strategically places stories from the field in publications, media and social media. S/he also works with country offices’ staff in Canada and Australia to produce publications and creative materials, and to coordinate production processes that support the implementation of communications strategies in those areas. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Under editorial and strategic supervision: 

  • Research, design, collect, input and select stories and content to create and produce print and electronic publications for the organization’s periodical communications and annual report
  • Regularly update and maintain website contents, including Urgent Need and B’edaya appeals
  • Review all communications materials going out of Coptic Orphans for brand alignment and content accuracy; author blog posts, opinion-editorial articles, and other publications
  • Develop, collect and manage multimedia products (films, videos, etc.),including working directly with Donor Relations teams in all offices to determine multimedia needs for ongoing and specific case-by-case basis, which includes sponsor solicitation, responses, letters, emails and presentations
  • Develop repository of compelling success stories and needs directly from the field
  • Oversee the organization’s repository of photographs, weed for quality photographic material, edit photographs ensuring appropriate photo citation and author identification, improve the photographic organizational system, and continuously enrich the organization’s repository by researching and adding quality stock photography
  • Manage social media to promote and announce events and news; ensure regular content flow, create content for Twitter, Facebook, and other social media
  • Coordinate work with Media (journalist, TV, etc) by seeking opportunities for media coverage and articles being written and placed in newspapers and magazines 

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors degree with 3-5 years professional experience
  • Demonstrated creativity with high idea flow. Creative with layout, design, and/or photo editing experience; Photography skills desired
  • Excellent writing skills, including perfect grammar and professional style, with the ability to influence through writing while attentive to details and accuracy. Knowledge of Arabic a plus
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite products, Photoshop, video editing software, WordPress, or other design and web applications. Experience with Windows Movie Maker a plus
  • Ability to strategically implement production processes while being thorough
  • A natural journalistic sense and resourcefulness
  • A passion for, and experience in social media, online social applications, PR, and/or marketing
  • Able to develop a passion for the work of the organization that can be communicated to others

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • May be to work extra/off-duty hours when necessary, occasional travel to conferences, fundraising presentations, etc or international travel

 

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Donor Relations Associate, Washington D.C.

Purpose of the Job

The Donor Relations Associate works to communicate the mission and work of Coptic Orphans in an engaging, passionate and professional manner. This staff member will focus on cultivating, advancing and promoting long-term relationships with donors under the supervision of the Donor Relations Director.  S/he will bring passion for the work of Coptic Orphans and the children of Egypt to speaking engagement at outreach events and other public settings.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop and cultivate network with potential donors.  
  • Respond to donors requests and inquiries.
  • Promote and track matching gifts.
  • Manage and promote the sponsorship program.
  • Manage existing donor relationships; bring new and creative ideas and a strong "customer service" perspective to strengthen ties between CO and donors.
  • Maintain and update records in Raiser's Edge Database and maintain telephone contacts with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Perform other tasks as necessary.   

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors degree with 3-5 years professional experience
  • Excellent speaking/writing of English.  Arabic speaking skills is a must.  
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.  
  • Detail-oriented and able to strategically implement production processes.  
  • Some fundraising or marketing experience.  
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented with excellent follow up skills and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently.  
  • Experience with database or contact management software such as Raiser's Edge a plus.
  • Persuasive, polished and articulate communicator; must be comfortable on the telephone with stakeholders. 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Must be available for travel throughout the US and Canada, at times with little notice.
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings, as required.  

 

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Human Resources Manager, Washington D.C.

Purpose of the Job

The position of Human Resources Manager in the HQ Office is designed to serve as an organization-wide point of reference on all HR functions to strategically stabilize and strengthen the organization.  Using expertise in a variety of HR areas; such as recruitment, employee relations, development and training, etc.  He/she strategically partners with management and other HR professional across Coptic Orphans to provide talent management retention solutions.  The HR Manager is to help develop and execute integrated HR programs and initiatives that support Coptic Orphans' mission and objectives and drive employee engagement across the organization.  With expertise on talent acquisition, management and retention, along with the necessary supporting functions, the incumbent leads the efforts on: recruitment processes, position analysis and talent matching, salary and benefit analysis and market research, employee relations and incentives,and, workforce development. Through objective intervention, he/she advises management on best practices an HR issues impacting the organization, such as performance management, training and development,and retention tools and systems.   

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

I. Talent Recruitment and Acquisition

  • Understand the organizational culture and identify areas of strength and needs to ensure the needed talent in sought and acquired.
  • Identify new/additional and effective economic channels for job advertising and promoting in each of the countries where Coptic Orphans operates to cost-effectively attract the best candidates; monitor results keeping records for future reference, and communicate them to management and hiring supervisors.  
  • Objectively and skillfully review each application to identify the best match between applicants' talents, profiles and qualifications, and the needs of the position, department, and the organization; keeping in mind the match of the culture and fit for the organization and its mission.
  • Conduct candidate screening and interviews to identify the top candidates for additional interviews, ensuring potential mismatches are eliminated based on qualifications, professionalism and culture fit; and understanding as well as communicating information on how to bring in the best talent.  
  • Follow through and see the selection and hiring process to completion; acquiring professional references, communicating with candidates, offer negotiating, etc.  
  • Recommend ongoing improvements for effective employee-manager relations and employee satisfaction to achieve a more productive, effective, efficient and committed workforce. 

 

II. Talent Management and Retention

  • Lead the Talent Management efforts to support a culture of excellence and service; promote and develop a culture of high engagement and high performance, and build relationships for longevity.
  • Work with management and staff to create an environment that fosters positive and productive interactions and effective communications, as well as safe and productive methods of working through conflict and issues of concerns.  Assess and recommend needed improvements for effective employee relations and employee satisfaction to boost productivity, effectiveness, efficiency and commitment of the workforce.
  • Perform periodical position analysis for existing positions, and develop new positions, based on talent and needs, assessing current staffing needs and envisioning future growth needs, both in talent and function.  
  • Conduct market research on pay and benefits compensation, employment and industry market trends for each country office; assist in creating and maintaining a position-grade system and aligning pay-range for each position in each country.  Establish an ongoing system of evaluating and recommending pay and benefit vs. market, ensuring equity and consistency.  
  • Recommend and develop efficient incentive programs and systems for talent retention.  This includes making recommendations on improvements in the work environment; strengthening employee morale, loyalty, longevity and workforce stability.
  • Manage and advise administration on employee relations, conflict resolution, training and development needs, and fostering trust across the organization.  
  • Lead performance management efforts across the organization, following through on annual, semiannual and probation performance reviews, feedback systems and tools, management responsibility for developing employees, employee accountability, etc. Communicate effective ways of managing performance to managers and facilitate employee-supervisor dialogues.  
  • Assist management with coach and counseling employees on proper professional conduct, clear expectation, development and growth potential.

 

III. Process Management and Compliance:

  • Develop, maintain and communicate data analytics to evaluate processes and recommend improvements.
  • Working with management and other countries HR personnel, ensure compliance with all legal, governmental, and organizational regulations and policies; such as Equal Opportunity Employment compliance; pay and compensation regulations, OSHA, various countries; labor laws, etc., in addition to organizational policies.
  • Establish, maintain and update Human Resources policies, process and procedures as well as the recruitment processes to be followed consistently. Maintain and update employee handbook, HR  manual, and other policies pertaining to HR. 

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, Organization Psychology, Business Administration or other related field.  Masters substitutes for 2-3 years of experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience, with 7 years of progressive experience as a Human Resource Management professional.  Nonprofit exposure is a plus.
  • Proven track record of successful HR Management with strategic approaches.  Experience with the Coptic Community and understanding its culture is a great plus and will be highly regarded.  
  • Outstanding soft skills to include; people skills, conflict management, negotiation, mediation, facilitation and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent ability to 'naturally' preserve strict confidentiality and exhibit good discretion. 
  • Exceptionally effective communication skills with excellent command of English.  Arabic reading is a plus.  
  • A strong analytical and problem-solving skill is a must.  
  • Candidate must be an energetic and positive, results oriented professional; with outstanding organizational skills, good judgment with ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities efficiently.  

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Work requires some after hours and /or weekend as an exempt position.
  • Occasional travel may be necessary or helpful, including possible international trip(s).

 

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Donor Relations Associate, Sydney, Australia

The Donor Relations Associate works to communicate the mission and work of Coptic Orphans in an engaging, passionate and professional manner. This staff member will focus on cultivating, advancing and promoting long-term relationships with donors under the supervision of the Regional Manager.  S/he will bring passion for the work of Coptic Orphans and the children of Egypt to speaking engagements at outreach events and other public settings. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and network with potential donors
  • Respond to donors requests and inquiries
  • Promote children sponsorship
  • Manage existing donor relationships; bring new and creative ideas and a strong “customer service” perspective to strengthen ties between Coptic Orphans and donors
  • Maintain and update records in Raiser’s Edge Database and maintain telephone contacts with a variety of stakeholders
  • Perform other tasks as necessary

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years professional experience
  • Excellent speaking/writing of English.  Arabic speaking skills is a must
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to strategically implement production processes
  • Some fundraising or marketing experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented with excellent follow up skills and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently
  • Experience with database or contact management software such as Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Persuasive, polished and articulate communicator; must be comfortable on the telephone with stakeholders

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Must be available for travel throughout Australia, at times with little notice
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings as required, with no overtime compensation

 

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Operations Director

The Operations Director position requires a dynamic experienced professional who is highly skilled to direct and oversee all operations functions of the organization for smooth, effective and efficient operation; through knowledge, experience and capabilities.  In collaboration with other management personnel, the Operations Director is to lead the organization's efforts in finding ways to improve productivity and efficiency, and to work through obstacles in the ongoing operations of the Coptic Orphans Egypt.  this role has a wide scope of oversight, including; ensuring business continuity, facilitating administrative support, overseeing legal and compliance requirements, procurement and inventory, logistics, property management, as well as the implementation of Human Resources and Information Systems/Information Technology processes and policies set by the headquarter office. 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, requiring tact while decisive and effective; so must have outstanding interpersonal skills and servant-leader traits.   
 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • Manage resources, including overseeing the upkeep and maintenance of the office space and storage, other property (apartments, vehicles, etc.) ensuring bills and paid timely.  
  • Coordinate all operational issues with the HQ Operations Director, and collaborate to ensure consistence and integration of processes between Egypt and HQ.  Advise HQ on laws and regulations relevant to NGO's in Egypt. 

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Bachelor degree or a Masters 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:

  • Leadership skills including effective management skills and supervisory experience. 
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skill.
  • Experience in and ability to analyze, develop and improve processes.
  • Some knowledge of or experience with IT/IS processed to be able to manage IS Associate is necessary.
  • Outstanding communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven proficiency in English speaking/writing. 
  • Ability to represent the organization well with internal and external customers (colleagues, supervisors, vendors, etc....)
  • A passion for the work of the organization that can be communicated to others.
  • 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

  • Daily contact with office staff in Egypt and abroad.
  • Sporadic interaction with vendors, lawyers and officials.    

 

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Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager serves to strategically and objectively support the workforce growth and stabilization and drive up employee engagement to boost and maintain high commitment and professional ethics in the work culture.  He/she is to manage all HR Supporting functions in Egypt through working with Coptic Orphans Headquarters HR, and own expertise on talent acquisition, management and retention.  The incumbent must possess deep understanding of the western work ethics and culture, as well as those of Egypt to ensure culture sensitivity while maintaining unity and strength of the organization's different offices.  In collaboration with HQ HR, this professional manages the recruitment processes and job promotion for Egypt Office; assists with position analysis and talent matching, salary/benefit market research, employee relations, training and development.  Through facilitation and objective intervention, the incumbent is to advise the HQ HR and management on issues impacting  employees' efficiency and effectiveness in Egypt Office and assist with coaching and counseling on proper professional conduct, clear expectation, and career growth potential.  

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assist to strategically stabilize and strengthen the workforce in Coptic Orphans 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.
  • Understand the organizational culture; regularly identify and recommend improvements needed both for managers and employees.
  • Propose initiatives including training and development for effectively improving employee engagement and job satisfaction; thereby improving productively, efficiency and commitment. Research and recommend effective incentive means and programs for employee retention, improving employee morale, loyalty and longevity.  
  • Ensure consistent application of established Human Resources policies and processes; identify necessary changes based on objective assessment for management's consideration. 
  • Assist with position analysis and new position descriptions in Egypt Office.  Assist in establishing and maintaining a position-grade system; and conduct market research on pay and benefits.
  • Collaborating with HQ HR, assist in updating the recruitment and selection processes and identify effective economic channels for job advertising and promoting in Egypt, including networking.
  • Conduct candidate screening and interviews to identify top candidates, ensuring potential mismatches are eliminated based on qualifications and fit.  
  • Follow through oversee the hiring process to completion ensuring compliance. 
  • Manage the annual, semiannual and probation performance reviews, feedback systems and tools, and outline management responsibility for developing employees, Suggest and communicate effective ways of managing performance, and facilitate employee-supervisor dialogues.
  • Ensure compliance with legal, governmental and organizational regulations and policies.  

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development or other closely related field.  Masters degree substitutes for 2-3 years of experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience, of which 5 years as a Human Resource professional.
  • Demonstrated ability of managing human relations for successful HR Management with strategic approaches.  Experience with the Coptic community and understanding its culture is a must.  
  • Outstanding soft skills to include, people skills, conflict management and resolution, negotiation, mediation, facilitation and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent ability to 'naturally' preserve strict confidentiality and exhibit good discretion.
  • Exceptionally effective communication skills with excellent command of English and Arabic.
  • Candidate must be an energetic, positive, result oriented, has outstanding organizational skills, good judgment, objectivity with ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities efficiently.  

 

Fiscal Responsibilities 

  • Assist in developing personnel budget for Egypt Office including recruitment expenses.  

 

Extent of Public Contact

  • Incumbent will have frequent contacts with applicants, recruiters, universities, print/electronic media and other entities to post and promote positions on behalf of Coptic Orphans, thus must full understand the mission/vision/plan of the organization to passionately communicate it to others.  

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Work requires some after hours and/or weekend.
  • Occasional travel my be necessary including possible international trips.

 

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Translator

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

  • 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
  • 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)
  • Prepare reports and other communication documents
  • Ensure perfection of data uniting names and addresses from different database systems, and ensure data is complete and sensible
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor degree with 3-5 years of professional experience as a translator and Translation Certification is a plus 
  • Excellent command of the English-language; strong written communication skills
  • Advance computer skills to produce written translations and products, and allow basic research of the Web
  • Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully as to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Strong writing skills to write clearly and informatively and edit for spelling and grammar
  • Demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness
  • Great interpersonal skills, professionalism and good character

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • May be required to work extra and off-duty hours when necessary.

 

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Field Coordinator, Middle Egypt

Coptic Orphans is seeking a full time Field Coordinator in Middle 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.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Implement and deliver Coptic Orphans established programs to agreed budgets, policies and plans
  • Determine eligibility of nominated Volunteer Representatives
  • Review and determine the eligibility of children cases submitted by Volunteer Representatives
  • Assist in conducting Volunteer Representative orientations
  • Review and audit expense reports submitted by Volunteer Representatives
  • Prepare and submit Area’s monthly report to the Area Manager
  • Monitor field implementation by conducting regular home visits
  • Provide ongoing support and feedback to Volunteer Representatives
  • Assist in planning and arranging for workshops/meetings with Representatives, children and mothers
  • Prepare meeting agenda and speakers
  • Maintain effective communication with Area Manager and the Cairo and Washington DC offices
  • Responsible for logistics management, which includes the preparation and planning of a sponsor visits to a sponsor child
  • Perform other related duties as required

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit trip reports, expenses reports and other required documents
  • Follow up with the administrative staff on requests for letters, pictures, and family reports needed for sponsors
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluent in Arabic with good English skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office, internet and email
  • Two years of experience in the nonprofit field or international development
  • Able to assess social situations and act tactfully and responsibly
  • Able to organize resources and staff to reach goals
  • Stress-resilient to cope with complex conditions
  • Self-starter, motivated and team player
  • Must have the children’s interest at heart

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Will be required to work extra/off-duty hours when necessary 

 

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Program Director

The Program 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 Program 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.  
 
Specific Functions and Initiatives:
  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; and 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

The Program Director must have advanced technical skills to successfully oversee programs implementation and achieve goals in the area of International Development.  He/she must demonstrate effective management of resources and strong project management to further and support existing programs.  He/she must have an in depth understanding of Coptic culture, its dynamics, challenges, and needs, in order to make an impact through programs designed to address these challenges and needs.  The Program Director must have:

  • 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.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in human and social development work.
  • Experience in project management, program design, monitoring, evaluation and plan implementation.
  • Advanced analytical skills and experience in data reporting.
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills a must.  Minimum of 7 years of management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills, ability to direct self and others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the Arabic and English.
  • Emotional intelligence and cultural sensitivity are essential.   
  • Experience in managing grants from U.S. funding bodies ins 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

  • 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.   

 

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Program Manager

* Highly professional and experienced candidates with substantial managerial skills and experience and educational background in the field of human development are sought to fill two (2) program manager positions with Coptic Orphans in Egypt.  Salary will depend on experience.

The main role of the Program Manger is to oversee, lead, and direct the critical functions and the various aspects of program implementation, technical and administrative, for Coptic Orphans' developmental programs.  This includes managing all functions and projects associated with the assigned program(s).  The incumbent works to ensure progress for each assigned program/project is on target to achieve program gals and desired results in collaboration with the Program Director(s), Field Staff, Area Managers and/or other CO personnel, as well as external partners such as; The Church, Community Development Associations (CDAs), Granting Agencies, Program Participant, 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 periodic and ad hock basis.  

Developmental Programs cover educational, social and/or gender issues; and may vary in scope and goals.  The incumbent managers coordinates, monitors and evaluates program activities throughout Egypt, and continually seeks to improve assigned programs(s).  He/she may also develop new initiatives and /or projects as the programs grow an 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 works with various levels of management and entails extensive travel, depending on the projects/programs and the field sites.  

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Lead, plan, develop and coordinate all implementation aspects of assigned program(s), coordinating implementation with internal staff and external partners. Guide and oversee project partners, and monitor progress of the work in which they are involved to ensure achieving program/project goals and results.  Ensure efficiency in management of the program and utilization of resources.  
  • Based on data collected and analyzed; monitor program activities, progress, challenges and results.
  • Evaluate program progress and results to correct interactions and intervene as necessary; make recommendations for future directions and/or changes to current implementation plans as appropriate in communication with management.  
  • Communicate and report on progress; compile periodical and ad hock 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.  
  • Dynamically and effectively manage, lead, inspire and advise subordinate field staff; assessing their needs and challenges as well as their strength to maximize their commitment and engagement in achieving program(s) results and meeting challenges.  
  • Effectively coordinate and work with management and program staff to prepare and maintain detailed implementation plans for assigned projects.  
  • Analytically conduct budget development, monitoring and realigning as necessary for all activities to be conducted as part of assigned program(s).  
  • Document and update related program reference manual(s) and documentation of implementation and changes.  

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The Program Manager must have advanced technical skills and experience to see programs/projects through implementation, achieve goals through effective management of resources.  Strong project management is essential to further and support assigned program(s).  He/she must have an in depth understanding of the Coptic culture, its dynamics and it challenges.  

The Program Manger must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in the field of human development.  Masters degree makes up for 2 years of relevant experience.  
  • 7 years (or 5 yeas with masters degree) 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. 
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, monitoring & evaluation, and program implementation.  Must be result oriented and highly energetic.  
  • Analytical skills and experience in data reporting.  
  • Strong leadership skills, team management and managerial skills/experience; as well as a knack for being a team player.   
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and proficiency in both, the Arabic and English languages.

 

Fiscal Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for developing and monitoring annual and long-range budgeting for program activities.  

 

Extent of Public Contact

  • Extensive daily contact with foe;d staff. agencies. HQ and other country offices.
  • Extensive contact with various levels and ranks in partnering 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.
  • Must be able to work on weekend and/or evenings as necessary for program activities.   

 

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Office Clerk

The Office Clerk assists with general clerical and administrative tasks to support the daily operation of Coptic Orphans Egypt Office.  He/she supports various departments and individuals alleviate the Office Administrator's workload of simple repetitive work activities.  

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Serve as an office receptionist to appropriately and pleasantly greet guests and visitors.  
  • Keep up with office general filing, mail processing, answering phone calls, and other clerical tasks.
  • Support Sponsorship Department with scanning, processing children's letters, data entry, etc.
  • Maintain and ensure orderly appearance of the office, storage facilities, and the two apartments; oversee and ensure the upkeep of he apartments' maintenance and cleaning.
  • Handle telegraph message, condolences, congratulations, etc.
  • Other administrative tasks and duties as assigned.

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other related area and 1-2 years of office work experience in a professional environment.  Or, commerce vocational high-school diploma and 5-6 years experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels of staff and management in the organization.  
  • Excellent organizational skills is a must.  Ability to prioritize is very helpful.
  • Office skills, such as typing, good phone skills, work processing, etc.
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion.   

 

Extent of Public Contact

  • Extensive contact with all office staff and some external customers, as well as phone contact with variety of callers.  

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Typical office environment; may be required to run some errands.
  • May be required to work extra/off-duty hours when necessary. 

 

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Regional Manager

The Coptic Orphans UK Regional Manager is to lead the startup of Coptic Orphans Office in the UK, and head the planning and strategic growth of its outreach.  The incumbent plans and executes fundraising efforts and manages donor and sponsor relations to grow revenue for Coptic Orphans' Programs, by cultivating new donors and sponsors, and raising awareness of Coptic Orphans mission and work.  This professional has the overall responsibility for the administration, business operation and fiscal management; and representatives Coptic Orphans with government representatives, sponsors, and media in UK.  

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Fundraising and Donor Relations Management:

  • Launch a well planned variety of outreach efforts to introduce and raise awareness of Coptic Orphans and its work to the UK.
  • Promote Coptic Orphans' Programs through outreach and fundraising activities.  
  • Organize and execute fundraising events, dinners, outreach campaigns, and church presentations. 
  • Search for leads and partnership; create interest with potential supporters and partners.
  • Creatively and enthusiastically work to cultivate new donors and sponsors, thereby increasing donations' levels and promoting child sponsorship.  
  • Coordinate and manage the sponsorship program, and continually work to increase the number of sponsors through existing donors and/or new contacts. 
  • Maintain and build up on the image, integrity and reputation of Coptic Orphans with all beneficiaries, staff, church leaders, other organizations, and the general public.  
  • Through understanding of the UK culture, propose effective means of communicating and promoting.   

Operations Management: 

  • Set up the Coptic Orphans UK Office with all required licensure and regulations.  
  • Implement and monitor Coptic Orphans' policies and practices in the office operations and fundraising activities.  
  • Facilitate all activities between the Coptic Orphans HQ and UK offices.  
  • Ensure an open flow of communication between the UK and other CO offices.
  • Manage staff with scope and operation growth; in consultation with the Executive Director, train and develop staff.  
  • Ensure the highest standard of service delivery through professional development, continuous improvement, and proactively seeking capacity building opportunities.  
  • Maintain financial integrity of all funds and expenses through careful review, monitoring and accountability of revenue and budget.  

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Management or other closely related field.  
  • 10 years work experience, with 5 years of focused relevant experience, including strong management and team building experience/skills.  the field of human development.  Masters degree makes up for 2 years of relevant experience.  
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).  Excellent command of English, both written and spoken, is a must; Arabic is a great plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage expectations in a constantly-changing environment.  
  • Must be able to manage remote work situation, work independently, and problem-solve with minimal amount of direction, while working will as part of a large team.  
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.  
  • Experience in Non-Profit and experience with the Coptic Church and understanding of the Coptic Community will be highly regarded.  

 

Fiscal Responsibilities 

  • The UK Office Regional Manager participates in the creation of the UK Office annual budget, and has overall approval of the office expenses according to the budget and the established delegation approval levels.  he/she is also responsible for financial reporting of all UK finances to the Executive Director and others as directed and for internal and audit controls in the office.   

 

Extent of Public Contact

  • The UK Office Regional Manager will have extensive public contacts, as the public face of the organization in the UK, and must maintain positive interactions and good relationships through regular meetings and contacts with all Coptic Orphans' partners, stakeholders, constituents and other interested parties; including schools, churches, non-governmental organizations, etc.  

 

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Requires some in-country travel and occasional travel to the United States and/or Egypt; required work on some weekends and evenings with no additional or overtime pay.   

 

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