World University Service of Canada Jobs 2023 for Project Coordinator, Field Support Services Project (FSSP)

World University Service of Canada Jobs 2023 for Project Coordinator, Field Support Services Project (FSSP) available. See details below on how to apply for the position of IT Customer Service in Millar Cameron.

World University Service of Canada – is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged youth around the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The tasks for the FSSP Project Coordinator include, but are not limited to :

  • Organizing policy dialogues and knowledge-sharing events with other stakeholders, facilitating stakeholder coordination and promoting knowledge-sharing among projects;
  • Providing advice, including travel advice, to technical specialists / sub-contractors and resources to complete requested activities, including local government documentation requirements, visa and work permit processes, and related services, such as security, flights and accommodation;
  • Assisting with travel and logistical arrangements for subcontractors and other recipients;
  • Administering the provision of logistical services, such as event and mission planning, coordination and management;
  • Booking secure event space with interpretation, videoconferencing and teleconferencing services; including for large events.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline such as political sciences, law, business, finance, accounting, logistics, economics, international development, procurement, project management, business administration, engineering, applied sciences;

Experience

  • Minimum six (6) years of cumulative relevant experience in at least three (3) International Development Projects;
  • Experience working in a Developing Country or on an International Development Project(s), preferably in Kenya, Somalia and/or South Africa;
  • Proven experience in a number of coordination activities, including:
    • facilitating stakeholder coordination and promoting knowledge-sharing among projects;
    • providing advice on obtaining accommodations, utilities, security, permits and other official documents;
    • providing travel advice, including local government documentation requirements, visa and work permit processes, and related services, such as security, flights and accommodation;
    • assisting with travel and logistical arrangements;
    • administering the provision of logistical services, such as event and mission planning, coordination and management;
    • arranging or confirming meetings;
    • booking secure event space with interpretation, videoconferencing and teleconferencing services; including for large events.
  • Attention to detail and sensitivity to confidential information;
  • Works with a high degree of accuracy in preparing and entering information;
  • Able to adapt to changing circumstances, with the capacity to find innovative ways to manage issues and challenges;
  • Manages time productively and efficiently and meet changing deadlines;
  • Able to work effectively in a dynamic team environment (working both independently and as part of a small team); and
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills;
  • Good analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion and good judgment; honest and trustworthy;
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Google software including Gmail, calendar, drive, spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software;
  • Knowledge, understanding and familiarity with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy;

Language

  • Professional proficiency in English (oral, reading, writing)

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  pdu@wusc.ca
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 31 May. 2023

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