Greece: Coordinator

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Greece
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

Overview of CTG Global:

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of position:

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.
In more than five decades, the agency has helped more than tens of millions of people restart their lives. Today a staff of some 6,600 people in more than 110 countries continue to help more than 34 million persons. To help and protect some of the world’s most vulnerable people in so many places and types of environment.

Role objectives:

The objective for this is to manage one of refugee campsites in Souda.

Expected output

Liaise & coordinate with authorities & UN/INGO.

Hold weekly site coordination meeting with UN/NGOs and Volunteer organizations at the Souda Site. Ensure with those partners that a good coverage of services and of goods for distribution is maintained.

The Coordinator must be able to manage the time schedule of not only himself, but also the Site Managers /Engineers and Assistant Site Managers and Handyman, and also coordinate the work of the same.

Ensure that people with specific risks and vulnerabilities referred by local authorities, UNHCR and partners are prioritized for allocation of available accommodation in a way to ensure their security and dignity.

Explain rules and regulations to new arrivals and ensure that written rules in different languages are always available on site (posters, billboard, fliers).

Act as in-charge for site in order to ensure coverage of basic services and other suitable services and activities for the protection of refugees are performed to best possible standards.

Coordinate random distributions, media and other visitors to the camp.

Support Volunteer Management by liaising the volunteer with the respective UN/NGO dealing with the specific activity the volunteer wants to give assistance on.

Supervise the Security Guards stationed at the entry and exit to Souda, ensuring that they are properly trained and acting as a focal point for emergency services (including police and ambulance) to maintain the law and order and contact relevant authorities as required for support.

Ensure that the site and site facilities are cleaned and maintained at all time. Liaise with local authorities, UNHCR and partners for professional maintenance and cleaning and support in community mobilization and participation.

Prepare daily reports on arrivals and departure from the site, with separate recording of referred people desegregated by sex, age, nationality and reasons for referral (e.g. single headed family, young children, disabled, ill).

Liaison with NGO’s to coordinate for discrepancy of release papers.

Ensure suitable exit strategy planning is performed by all organizations providing services on site, with considerations taken for environment and future use of the site.

Other duties as requested.

Project reporting:

This role reports to the Project Manager.

Key competencies

Attention to detail.

Interact with different stakeholders.

Strong time management skills.

Experience in managing people from different disciplines.

Ability to work under pressure.

Well aware of local rules and regulations.

Experienced in writing reports.

Fluency in written and spoken English and Greek essential. Arabic and/or Farsi desirable.

Team management

Responsible for supervising the Site Managers, Engineers and Assistant Site Managers and Handyman.

Further information

To be advised.

How to apply:

Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on CTG website as a candidate and apply for this role using the below link

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