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Subject: [development-gender] Vacancy: Project Management, WEEA, Yemen
>===== Original Message From "Sofia Karnehed" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> =====
VACANCY: Women 's Economic Empowerment Association (WEEA), Yemen
Post: : Project Manager
Status Internationally recruited
Duty Station Sana'a Head office
Duration 2 years with a third year possible renewal
Selection The selection will be done by the WEEA chairperson and
backstopper and recommended to WEEA
Languages English, Knowledge of Arabic (if possible)
Under the supervision of WEEA chairperson and the international backstopper,
the Project Manager will perform institutional reinforcement tasks related
WEEA strategic objectives and plan.
Supervise WEEA activities and assist all WEEA workers in all operations
related to implementation
Support and coach each WEEA unit: all aspects
Support and coach each regional coordinator in management and other related
Supervise and assist in developing business plans/work plan of each unit and
Supervise the implementation, the monitoring and evaluating processes
Supervise and support the work of the administrative support staff
Prepare and give small workshops/seminars for on going education for WEEA
Coordinate the plans as to achieve the WEEA objectives
Participate in the selection of WEEA staff , international and national
Coordinate with related units the participation of the international and
national consultants and ensure positive missions
Supervise transactions related to the human , material and financial
Regular reporting to WEEA, the sub committees , the donor and the
Coordinate other relevant projects
Support WEEA in its development
Ensure follow up on the implementation of backstopper recommendations
The Project Manager must have the following qualifications and experiences
University level of education in social sciences or related field or
Minimum experience 5-10 years in development projects in the Third World
preferably in the Arab World
Job experience related to capacity building within long term programmes:
strategy, planning, management , follow up , etc.
Experience in WEEA related sectors: training, media, community development,
legal aspects , income generating projects for women.
Experience in women issues through rural and urban projects
Advocacy and lobbying experience.
Administrative and financial experience
Human resources experience: team work, etc.
Computer skills & Ability to travel inside Yemen
Yemen: WEEA Women 's Economic Empowerment Association
The WEEA: Women's Economic Empowerment Association was officially
as an non governmental organization in May 26th. 1999, with its head office
Sana'a, Yemen. The creation of WEEA comes after a long process whereby
activities led to a collective decision to
become a non-governmental organization. WEEA is a sister organization of
India and also the focal point of GLIP:
Gender Linkage Information Project based in Beirut. It has a membership with
IAFFE International Association for Feminists Economics. At the present time
WEEA is also establishing sub-sections in Yemen.
The present Dutch funded project started on November 2001 and will run until
All the following WEEA departments: Research, Communications, Training,
Community Development, Saving & Credit , legal advisor services will
contribute to the economic empowerment of poor rural, urban, literate and
illiterate women. Within a gender/economy framework , WEEA is
working at the policy level, provides services, facilitates income
projects, networks at the community level and with related institutions,
national and international NGOS .
If you need more information please contact us at: [EMAIL PROTECTED] and or
Post: Project Manager: Applications must be sent before April 6th,2002.
Please indicate your availability.
Starting date: As soon as possible
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