Project coordinator

All positions are promote in English, the working language in MAGNA.

Overall objective

Project coordinators coordinate the programme(s) in the field under their responsibility, liaise between the team in the capital and the field team they supervise and represent MAGNA to local contacts.


Ensuring compliance in the field of MAGNA operational principles, the project coordinator supports, applies and disseminates them across all activities.

  • Definition and implementation of programmes: Responsive to the needs of beneficiaries, the project coordinator participates in the intervention strategy, not only by providing concrete, up-to-date information, but also from the perspective he brings to the team in the capital. He or she sets up the necessary procedures and resources to deliver effective programmes.
  • Monitoring and assessment of programmes: monitor indicators and developments in the situation to ensure that operational strategy is aligned with the resources deployed and the needs of beneficiaries.
  • Supporting and supervising the team: organise the team’s work, ensure they are aware of the challenges of the mission and facilitate their participation in the momentum of the association.
  • Management of human resources: make sure the personnel management policy is implemented in the project.
  • Security of teams: ensure adherence to security procedures set up by the coordination team and monitor the situation on the ground through fostering the involvement of the team he or she is supervising.
  • Processing information: represent the field team to the team in the capital and the local authorities, establish information flows between the field and the capital and ensure all information is properly understood.
  • Network: develop and maintain a network of contacts, including any partners and the authorities in order to be able to take appropriate action as the situation evolves.


At least 18 months in humanitarian aid, project conception, monitoring and assessment, team management with an NGO
12 months minimum
english proficiency
knowledge of another language such as French, Arabic, etc. is a definite plus
– experience in and facility in managing relations with not only national authorities but also national and international partners (NGOs, United Nations, etc.)
– able to represent the organisation to national and international counterparts
– good negotiation skills
– capacity to assume responsibility for security issues
– awareness and understanding of the importance of advocacy
– able to work in a multicultural team
– organise and prioritise workload
– take initiative

Join our group of field workers

Going field with MAGNA could be your start to a long career within the organization. MAGNA supports the long-term commitment of employees by offering them the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge to take on responsibilities in the field or at headquarters.

Before submitting your online application, please ensure that your professional profile meets MAGNA’s field requirements. Some criteria – including required availability – may differ between profiles.