Programme Officer - LIBYA

Programme Officer - LIBYA
The HALO Trust , Libya

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 13, 2021
Last Date
Jul 13, 2021

Job Description

HALO Libya is a growing programme that went through a period of rapid expansion in 2020. The operating environment in Libya is challenging and the political and security situation remains volatile. There are many operational obstacles to overcome and building trust with national authorities and local stakeholders takes time. The successful candidate will need to be culturally aware with a willingness to learn about the Libyan context.

The Programme Officer (PO) is responsible for providing support to HALO’s activities in Libya with a particular focus on donor management and Monitoring amp; Evaluation.

The Programme Officer is either directly responsible for implementing the tasks below, or provides oversight of staff and departments that perform these functions. The PO reports to the Programme Manager and the successful candidate will be expected to work in Libya with travel to Tunisia as necessary.

Applicants long listed will have the opportunity to discuss the local context and the considerations necessary ensure HALO’s continued acceptance (and therefore security) in Libya with the Programme Manager in advance.

If you are interested in this role please apply by submitting your CV and a covering statement no later than Monday 19 April 2021.

Donor management, liaison and compliance

1. Work with the Programme Manager in the development of the HALO Libya strategy, ensuring that the programme’s objectives align with that of current and potential donor strategies;

2. Identify funding opportunities and ensure a good understanding of potential future donors and their priorities;

3. Work with the Programme Manager to prepare high quality concept notes and proposals, including donor results frameworks (logframes);

4. Lead on all aspects of donor reporting, including working with the Information Management team and ensuring that clearance teams understand and have the tools to enable effective donor reporting;

5. Lead on the programme’s donor communication strategy, including preparing newsletters and case studies;

6. Ensure that the programme complies with donor contractual requirements across the Logistics, Finance and Fleet department;

7. Support the Programme Manager to ensure that HALO operates in compliance with relevant local legislation;

8. Maintain up to date knowledge of the Libya mine action sector, articulating any changes or key developments to Programme Manager;

9. Liaise with local authorities and other NGOs in our areas of operations to ensure the effectiveness of HALO’s work and to identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership that enhance HALO Libya’s impact;

10. Proactively represent and build relationships with the donor and NGO community in Tunis, Tunisia; Monitoring amp; Evaluation (Mamp;E) and Community Liaison

11. Ensure that Mamp;E mechanisms are followed and are contextually appropriate for Libya. Maintain a good working with relationship with HALO’s global Mamp;E team and other Programme Officers working in the MENA region;

12. Lead on all aspects of data collection for Mamp;E, including for regular donor reporting/donor logframes as well as socioeconomic baseline and postclearance assessments as needed. This includes developing quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, overseeing the data collection, analysing data and producing final written reports;

13. Work with HALO Libya’s Community Liaison Officers to ensure the programme’s community liaison strategy is conflict sensitive and contextappropriate for all areas of operations;

Personnel and Training

14. Build the capacity of national staff in donor reporting procedures and Mamp;E techniques, be willing and open to identify, train and develop national staff in donor management;

15. Ensure that any violation of safety rules, breaches of discipline, or personnel disputes are dealt with peacefully and respectfully, and are reported to the Programme Manager;

16. Identify opportunities to build capacity locally and lead trainings for partner organisations and/or LibMAC;

17. Abide by the HALO staff code of practice at all times; Operations Support

18. As necessary, support the Programme and Operations Manager in maintaining HALO’s operations throughout Libya;

19. Lead on the preparation of publications for the operation teams including Explosive Ordnance Risk Education materials.


The ability to build longterm relationships and earn the respect and trust of HALO staff and other stakeholders is essential. The individual must be capable of managing their workload autonomously with at times limited oversight from senior management. A high level of flexibility is required to succeed in a fast paced work environment with short planning horizons and shifting priorities. The individual must be comfortable staying in Libya for multiple months at a time and be resilient to the challenges that come with limited mobility and limited options for entertainment. The successful candidate must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and orally.


  • Competitive salary
  • Local overseas allowance
  • Shared accommodation in a rented HALO apartment, provided at nil cost.
  • 7 weeks leave per year, accrued monthly.
  • Three economy return flights to the member’s official home address (or an alternative location up to an equivalent cost).
  • Comprehensive insurance package: life assurance and emergency medical insurance, including evacuation and repatriation.

Job Specification

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