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Project Officer

Posted 3 months ago by World Vision
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The project officer will be responsible for implementation of the JPF 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 Mosul. Liaises and works closely with related structures, stakeholders and implementing partner and carries out day-to-day implementation. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donor’s requirements. She/he will be represented as a local coach   and ensure quality implementation of services. 
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
Major Activities
1. Capacity Building of Staff / implanting partner
  1. In coordination with project coordinator , and implementing partner, recruit appropriate staff
  2. All the staff and CPC member  are trained on required topics, including Child Protection, Child Rights ,PFA and PSS
  3. Closely observe performance of each staff a, provide timely advice and appreciation
     
2. Coordination and Project Implementation
  1. In coordination with project coordinator, implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets
  2. Together with project coordinator, support implanting partner  to create bi-weekly activity schedule for project activities
  3. Will ensure that weekly and monthly planning and feedback meetings take place for the project team
  4. Will ensure a context based mechanism is in place to hear the voice of the community for WVI project interventions.
  5. Assist in identifying, reporting and responding to existing and potential child protection threats at the community level.
  6. Keep the Project coordinator updated of the task accomplished, and issues.
  7. Be sure that strategies and operational measures effectively respond to protection requirements
  8. Attend and represent WVI at the inter-agency and coordination meetings (clusters and others) as agreed with the project coordinator and technical advisor.
  9. Strengthen the relationships between field stakeholders and beneficiaries
  10. Draft the monthly and quarterly project reviews/ Detailed Implementation Plans and follow-up of key actions with the close  support of the project coordinator
  11. Prepare draft weekly and monthly reports and send to project coordinator
  12. Support Project Coordinator to administer project budget to ensure accurate and timely budget spending
4. Strengthening the community engagement and networks
  1. Together with implementing partner staff  , organize monthly Child protection committees  meeting to share the achievements of children;
  2. Together with the Project coordinator , and the implementing partners, create awareness raising modules for parents about child protection, child care and psychosocial impact on parents and children
5. Meet internal and external reporting requirements
  1. Submit weekly, monthly, annual activity report to project coordinator
  2. Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report
  3. Support project coordinator  to submit information and report to Inter-agency WGs
6. Project Filing
  • Ensure project documentation system  is updated
  • The documents only need to be shared with the manager he/she will be reporting to.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • At least Bachelor’s degree on social science (social work, education, psychology, sociology, project management or any other relevant field.)
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience with children and project management (teaching, nursery, social work, etc.)
  • Native Arabic Fluent in English (speaking and writing) - written test will be prepared.
  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.
  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.
  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.
  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards.
  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as Minimum Standards for CP in Humanitarian Actions, Inter-Agency guideline on MHPSS in humanitarian settings).
  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies.
  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).
  • Work experience with implementation partner
Work Environment
70-80% travel required to the project side in West Mosul.
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 24 July 2018. 

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