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Livelihoods Project Officer

Posted 7 days ago by World Vision
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Sector NGO
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.
 
The Livelihoods/ED project officer will be responsible for implementation of the Graduation project and act as an expert for the project. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Talasqof, Ninewa. Liaises and works closely with related structures, stakeholders and community members and carries out day-to-day implementation of HH Coaching, and training program. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donor’s requirements. He/She will be represented as a local coach and develop livelihoods roadmaps and ensure quality implementation of services.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • In coordination with project coordinator, implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets
  • Provide the project coordinator with continuous feedback on HH conditions, technology changes and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the project identity and message into national stakeholders
  • Support beneficiary selection, and ensure organizational and documental aspect of the beneficiary data
  • Facilitate coaching session at least 2 times per month through house hold visits in accordance with Coaching best practices and standards.
  • Support Life skills coach in organizing events and linking beneficiaries with existing services
  • Lead and facilitate sharing best practices within staff and stakeholders
  • Provide technical input and coordination of events in the community on promoting equitable access to resources, under the guidance of Project Coordinator
a. Submit weekly/monthly report to the project coordinator
b. Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report
  • Support Project Coordinator to administer project budget to ensure accurate and timely budget spending
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders like local Camp management, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend and participate in weekly meeting with the direct line manager
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Higher education
  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners
  • Excellent organizational, analytical
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders
  • Fluency in Arabic, English and Kurdish languages
  • Two years of experience working experience in Livelihoods programs.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages
  • Knowledge of the returnee profile in Ninewa.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community
  • Use reflective practice and promote its use for learning, Use critical thinking and analysis
  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with partners
  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Ability to engage in personal learning and development
  • Practice in community development
  • Training experience
  • Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations and other related area stakeholders.
Work Environment
  • The position requires being in Talasqof 4 days a week
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 85% of the time.
  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
  • The position is preferred to be in Talasqof
 
World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
The deadline for application is 21 May 2018.  

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