Field Assistant

Posted 11 months ago by Yazda Organization
Location Sinjār Job Type Contract
Salary $800 Sector Administration, Agriculture, Finance
Job Title: Field Assistant
Duty Station:  Sinjar Field Office and project implementation areas (Sinjar District).
Job Type: Full time.
Duration: 12 months contract with the possibility to extension based on performance.
Probational period: 3 months
Working hours:  Sunday to Thursday from 08:00-17:00 (with 1-hour lunch break).
Salary: 800 USD per month

Yazda is looking for 1 Field Assistant who will make a team with a Project Manager and a Field Officer to support opening of 64 small agricultural and non-agricultural businesses in Sinjar and 16 on job vocational trainings.
Under direct management and the supervision of Yazda Project Manager the position holder will undertake the following tasks and responsibilities.
Role Purpose.
Under the supervision of Yazda Project Manager, the position holder will participate in the monitoring and implementation of field activities and will be responsible for the follow-up and monitoring of Yazda project activities in the target communities in Ninewa Governorate in Sinjar districts 
Job Description.
  1. Identifying beneficiaries of the project in coordination with Yazda Project Manager following the project beneficiary selection criteria.
  2. Follow up the activities of the project with the project team such as field assessments, market price monitoring, distribution of any project materials and implementation of training activities.
  3. Responsible for monitoring the impact of the project and its implementation of field sites.
  4.  Reporting progress to Yazda Project Manager.
  5. Support the organization of logistics, purchases as per project needs.
  6. Carry out any additional task assigned by ASB ALPM and/or Yazda Project Manager.
Technical / Professional.
  1. Qualification Bachelor degree Higher degree in Agriculture/Social Science or Administration preferred.
  2. Minimum of 1 years professional field work/administrative experience, prior experience in national/international organizations preferred.
  3. Good organizational skills.
  4. Ability to manage time effectively.
  5. Computer literacy. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access and the use of office equipment.
  1. Support Yazda Field Officer and/or Project Manager for any tasks related to project implementation.
  2. Support the monitoring and evaluation of the small agribusiness and non-agribusiness initiatives.
  3. Support the monitoring and evaluation of the on job vocational trainings.
  4. Support the distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures and project needs.
  1. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the project activities. 
  2. Provide regular reports (weekly) to the Field Officer and the Project Manager on the progress of the implementation of the field activities.
  3. Support the preparation and submission of the Reporting of the field activities of the project to Yazda’s Field Officer and Project Manager when requested.
Personal Competences.
  1. Able to work with little supervision, focused, well organized and detail oriented.
  2. Able to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility, responsibility, integrity, team work, self-motivated, preparedness to work off-time.
  4. Working knowledge of verbal and written communication skills in English, Kurdish (Kurmanji) and Arabic.
  5. Preparedness and willingness to travel in/and around Sinjar District area.
  6. Ability and willingness to work with people from different ethnic groups, religions and socio-economic backgrounds.
  7. Valid driving license (experience of driving 4x4 car manual gear).
  8. Permanent residence in Sinjar district.

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