Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (Palestine)

Country Project Development Officer

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Last update: Apr 22, 2024 Last update: Apr 22, 2024


Deadline: May 19, 2024 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Palestine / West Bank & Gaza
Job type:Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience:Min 1 year
Date posted: Mar 25, 2024
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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Fixed Term | 6 months | ASAP

For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Acted Occupied Palestinian Territory - OPT
Acted has been present in the West Bank since 2007 and Gaza since 2008, with 3 offices in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Gaza. The NGO intervenes to meet the needs of vulnerable populations whose living conditions have deteriorated in recent years. The teams address urgent needs, support the rehabilitation and reconstruction of homes and agricultural assets. Beyond recovery programming, Acted is also carrying out innovative initiatives to strengthen populations’ capacities in the areas of digital technologies, tourism and social entrepreneurship.

You will be in charge of
The Project Development Officer (PDO) contributes to the development of project proposals in line with Acted’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management, incl. timely reporting of project achievements to donors. The PDO facilitates internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to Acted external communication strategy.

Main duties

1. Fundraising

Context Analysis
External relations:
Fundraising and proposal development:
2. Grant Management

Contract follow-up
Partner Follow-up
3. Management and Internal Coordination

Staff Management (if any):
Internal Coordination and Communication:
4. External Communication

Expected skills and qualifications
Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science;
1-2 years previous work experience in a relevant position;
Previous related work experience, with knowledge of project design, proposal writing and grants management;
Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems;
Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills;
Strong coordination and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work in a multicultural and fast-paced environment;
Ability to work well under pressure;
Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles.
Salary between 1600 and 1800€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
Accommodation and food provided in Acted guesthouse
Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
One week pre-departure training in Acted HQ, including a 4-days in situ security training
Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
Psychological assistance
How to apply
Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email (, including the reference: PDO/OPT

Please note that Acted will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.