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COOPI is looking for a Country Representative and Programme Developer in Tunisia and Libya

In Tunisia, COOPI is officially registered and recognized by the local authorities. Since 2017, COOPI has been conducting several assessments and is about to submit a few proposals to possible donors to be able to be fully operative on the field.
COOPI’s mandate in Tunisia is to contribute to empowering the economical and social development of the country, social cohesion and education with focus to vulnerable regions, integration of vulnerable groups and youth through access to work and reinforcement of small and medium enterprises. COOPI delivers its activities in deep cooperation with the civil society and with the Tunisian institutions. In Tunisia, COOPI needs to finalize the work done so far regarding the institutional registration and to go on building new project proposals.

With reference to Libya, COOPI has conducted a few assessments to open the mission and has recently started working to be officially recognized by the local institutions.

Purpose of the role

The collaborator will be in charge of two main objectives:

  • to represent COOPI in Tunisia and progressively build its development and humanitarian programme in country;
  • to contribute at opening COOPI’s mission in Libya starting from finalizing the institutional registration.

All the tasks to be implemented in coordination with the HQ Area Manager.

Main responsibilities

Institutional Relations

  • Representing COOPI with local institutions, stakeholders, possible donors and international and local partners (Tunisia and Libya);
  • Carrying on the procedures for COOPI to be officially registered and recognized by the local authorities (Libya);
  • Building new partnerships both institutional and operative (Tunisia and Libya).

Programme Development

  • Building new project proposals (Tunisia and Libya), by collecting data and assessing needs, gaps, geographical areas, sectors, security level and accessibility: into details, the aim is to refine the current project proposal in Tunisia and to build new ones in both Tunisia and Libya;
  • If any opportunity available, project writing and submission (Tunisia and Libya), from identification, assessmet, budget definition, tailoring to fit donors’ guidelines and supporting the submission.

Security and Logistics assessment

  • Assessing and constantly monitoring the security situation;
  • Contributing to have a clear picture of the financial and logistics means needed for COOPI to be operative in country (Tunisia and Libya).

Reporting

  • Finalizing the procedures for COOPI to fully accomplish the local institutions requirements (e.g. possible reports and procedures to fiscal, security, labour departments) (Tunisia);
  • Reporting to local institution and stakeholders;
  • Proper coordinating and internal reporting to COOPI’s HQ.

Requirements

Essential

  • At least 5 years of relevant field experience in humanitarian, early recovery or development programs;
  • Previous experience in the country or in a similar region in terms of culture and social context;
  • Sound knowledge of international donors in humanitarian and development contexts;
  • Languages: English and French (excellent level written and spoken);
  • Excellent communication, reporting and writing skills;
  • Ability to manage a high workload and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Proactive attitude in terms of planning and coordination with different actors, partners and institutions;
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking capacity;
  • Adequate resilience to stress, positive thinking and solution-oriented.

Desired

  • Languages: Italian and Arabic;
  • Working experience in both or one of the countries in scope;
  • Similar working experience;
  • Resident in Tunis and/or autonomous at arranging his/her personal logistics.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled, thanks for understanding.

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We are an independent Italian NGO founded in Milan by Father Vincenzo Barbieri on April 15 1965.

For 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

Today we are present in 24 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, with 150 humanitarian projects reaching almost 2,400,000 people. Since 2006 we have been providing food, education, health and protection to thousands of children in 8 countries through our child sponsorship programs.

Since 1965 we have helped 100 million people, through 1,600 projects in 63 countries, employing 4,500 expatriate and 55,000 local operators.

COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale is an Italian Non-governmental Organization for Cooperation and Development, founded by Father Vincenzo Barbieri in 1965. Over the last 50 years COOPI has aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty and supporting population affected by wars, socio-economic crisis or disasters in order to encourage resilience and sustainable development. COOPI is currently involved in 24 countries in Africa, Middle East Latin America and Caribbean with 150 humanitarian projects that reach nearly 2 million and 400 thousand people.

It stands at the international level for: - the care of maternal and child malnutrition; - food security interventions; - protection of war victims (women, girls subjected to abuses by armed groups and child soldiers); - the promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples; - the introduction of renewable energy; - disaster risk reduction.

Every project aims to protect women, children and environment. The financial statement is certified by an audit company. 2014 final budget is more than € 30 million and 600 thousand, 93% of which was used for interventions in the Southern World and 7% to fund the Organization. The funds come mainly from institutional donors, above all from the European Commission. Since 2006 it has also been involved in the Child Sponsorship Programme in 8 countries, providing food, education, health and protection to 2,712 children. COOPI employs 125 expatriates and 3,800 local operators. In Italy it employs 50 employees, 15 co-workers and 653 volunteers. From 1965 to 2015, COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale has helped 100 million people in 63 Countries, by employing 55,000 local workers in 1,600 projects.

Vision

COOPI aspires to a world without poverty, a world in which the ideals of equality and justice, sustainable development and social cohesion can be achieved, thanks to the coming together and cooperation of its peoples.

Mission

Through the commitment, motivation, determination and professionalism of its staff, COOPI aims to contribute to the process of fighting poverty and developing the communities with which it cooperates all over the world, intervening in situations of emergency, reconstruction and development, in order to achieve a better balance between the Global North and the Global South, between developed areas and deprived or developing areas.

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COOPI is looking for a Country Representative and Programme Developer in Tunisia and Libya

In Tunisia, COOPI is officially registered and recognized by the local authorities. Since 2017, COOPI has been conducting several assessments and is about to submit a few proposals to possible donors to be able to be fully operative on the field. COOPI’s mandate in Tunisia is to contribute to empowering the economical and social development of the country, social cohesion and education with focus to vulnerable regions, integration of vulnerable groups and youth through access to work and reinforcement of small and medium enterprises. COOPI delivers its activities in deep cooperation with the civil society and with the Tunisian institutions. In Tunisia, COOPI needs to finalize the work done so far regarding the institutional registration and to go on building new project proposals.

With reference to Libya, COOPI has conducted a few assessments to open the mission and has recently started working to be officially recognized by the local institutions.

Purpose of the role

The collaborator will be in charge of two main objectives:

  • to represent COOPI in Tunisia and progressively build its development and humanitarian programme in country;
  • to contribute at opening COOPI’s mission in Libya starting from finalizing the institutional registration.

All the tasks to be implemented in coordination with the HQ Area Manager.

Main responsibilities

Institutional Relations

  • Representing COOPI with local institutions, stakeholders, possible donors and international and local partners (Tunisia and Libya);
  • Carrying on the procedures for COOPI to be officially registered and recognized by the local authorities (Libya);
  • Building new partnerships both institutional and operative (Tunisia and Libya).

Programme Development

  • Building new project proposals (Tunisia and Libya), by collecting data and assessing needs, gaps, geographical areas, sectors, security level and accessibility: into details, the aim is to refine the current project proposal in Tunisia and to build new ones in both Tunisia and Libya;
  • If any opportunity available, project writing and submission (Tunisia and Libya), from identification, assessmet, budget definition, tailoring to fit donors’ guidelines and supporting the submission.

Security and Logistics assessment

  • Assessing and constantly monitoring the security situation;
  • Contributing to have a clear picture of the financial and logistics means needed for COOPI to be operative in country (Tunisia and Libya).

Reporting

  • Finalizing the procedures for COOPI to fully accomplish the local institutions requirements (e.g. possible reports and procedures to fiscal, security, labour departments) (Tunisia);
  • Reporting to local institution and stakeholders;
  • Proper coordinating and internal reporting to COOPI’s HQ.

Requirements

Essential

  • At least 5 years of relevant field experience in humanitarian, early recovery or development programs;
  • Previous experience in the country or in a similar region in terms of culture and social context;
  • Sound knowledge of international donors in humanitarian and development contexts;
  • Languages: English and French (excellent level written and spoken);
  • Excellent communication, reporting and writing skills;
  • Ability to manage a high workload and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Proactive attitude in terms of planning and coordination with different actors, partners and institutions;
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking capacity;
  • Adequate resilience to stress, positive thinking and solution-oriented.

Desired

  • Languages: Italian and Arabic;
  • Working experience in both or one of the countries in scope;
  • Similar working experience;
  • Resident in Tunis and/or autonomous at arranging his/her personal logistics.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled, thanks for understanding.

2022-02-01

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