MHPSS Specialist – Ninewa

Posted about 2 months ago by World Vision
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector


To provide leadership, and monitoring of Mental Health Staff in WV projects. Ensuring that there is proper management.

Maintains accurate patient records and provides input to weekly and monthly reports. Participate in the smooth functioning of facility and outreach teams.


Quality Project Implementation

 Provide leadership, mentorship and technical guidance for WV’s MPHSS staff.

 Provide training (especially PM+) and other capacity-building activities so as to ensure that WV MHPSS programming meets the required technical expectations/is in line with relevant programming guidance and therapeutic protocols.

 Conduct monitoring of MPHSS staff, including sampling cases and checking if the cases were managed as per relevant therapeutic protocols so as to assure quality management of mental health and related conditions.

 Establish and maintain a reporting system for MHPSS, ensuring that reporting is timely and technically accurate.

 Give technical input during project design, and M&E assessment, (including research etc) so that the project meets technical expectations.

 Analysis and assessment of progress. Make sure that the objective of improved psychological well-being is achieved, and provide solutions to the difficulties during the project implementation.

 Lead the research component on measuring the outcomes of Livelihood + MHPSS integration.

 Represent WV at different MPHSS Coordination forums such as the MPHSS, CP, and GBV working groups.

Monitoring and Reporting

 Regularly track project activities in coordination with MEAL Submit weekly/monthly report to the project manager/coordinator Based on the donor requirement, support project manager/coordinator to submit the required donor report.

Planning and Budgeting

 Support project manager to administer project budget to ensure accurate and timely budget spending

 Follow up and coordination with other departments e.g. Procurement, Security, Finance, Fleet, PDQA etc.

Perform other duties as required


1. Experience in MHPSS.

2. Previous experience in NGO work.

3. Experience working with IDPs, returnees and conflict-affected persons

4. Project Management.

5. Clinical Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, Psychiatrist or any health/Social science training with

experience in MPHSS health.

6. Certified ToT trainer on Problem Management Plus (PM+) for groups.

7. Native Fluency in English, and Arabic.

8. Strong interpersonal and communication skills

9. Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity

10. Willingness to work in basic conditions and travel if needed

11. Good knowledge of quality standards and quality controls related to medical practice

12. Knowledge of IASC MPHSS guidelines, mhGAP, PM+ and other MPHSS models.

Work Environment

 The position is based in Ninawa

 The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 60% of the time.

 Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, and global meetings as required.

 The position is preferred to be in Ninawa

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Mode of Application:

If you are interested in this position, to apply, please register at:

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No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short-listed candidates will be notified of the interview.

The deadline for application is 25 October 2023.

As a Child-focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

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