Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH) is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) designing and implementing emergency, post-emergency and development programs since 1994. The programs fall within the fields of water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH), civil engineering (Shelter), food security, rural development (Livelihoods), socio-educational and psychosocial support (Protection). In 2017, its committed teams operate in 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Middle-East Regionand manage 68 programs.
TGH is working in KR-I since June 2013, providing goods and services to refugees, IDPs and host communities as well as livelihoods support. TGH is starting a catchment protection project that involves cash for work activities to construct landscape measures that reduce run-off of snowmelt and rainwater from Sinjar mountain.
The Deputy Project Manager (DPM) will ensure quality formulation, planning and implementation detailed landscape intervention plans and beneficiary engagement through cash-for-work.. She/he will assure that activities are planned and implemented in an efficient way and that quality results are achieved. She/he will work under the responsibility of the Project Manager (PM).
JOB FUNCTIONS :
Responsibility 1: Personnel management of a small team of a technical supervisor, a monitoring and evaluation clerk, a data clerk and a team of 39 cash-for-work supervisors (32 team and 7 technical).
Task 1 – Assure respect for procedures and regulations in regular contact with the TGH HR officer in Erbil;
Task 4 – Assure that staff performs optimally according their job descriptions also by regularly organising performance reviews.
Responsibility 2: Assure that communities understand the objectives, the activities, the risks and the mitigating measures of the project through the organisation of stepped up community forums;
Task 1 – Prepare and organise meetings with community leaders and with the population;
Task 2 – Use maps, designs and other forms of documentation to ensure objectives and activities are clearly understood;
Task 3 – Transcribe the discussions of the meetings and ensure concerns are appropriately responded to.
Responsibility 3: Assure the formulation of a detailed intervention plan with clearly demarcated boundaries, localisations of the different landscaping measures, exact outlines and quantifications, a chronogram and a risk assessment with related mitigation measures and validation by local communities;
Task 1 – Prepare Terms of References for the formulation of the intervention plan with clear attributions of responsibilities for its different components, with appropriate quality standards and with a chronogram in line with the project document;
Task 2 – Assure that the needs and suggestions of the community are considered as well as the WFP CFW norms in the lay-out of the intervention plan;
Task 3 – Assure the use of appropriate and efficient tools such as aerial images, GPS coordinates, a total station, level visors and beacons;
Responsibility 4: Assure that selected beneficiaries are optimally engaged in constructing landscaping measures according the work norms of WFP;
Task 1 – Maintain a data base of beneficiaries with as much specifications as possible on their location, family and vulnerability status and their contact details (tel. nr.);
Task 2 – Assuer composition of balanced and inclusive workon the basis of location, gender, capabilities and affiliations;
Responsibility 5: Plan and oversee the Cash-for-Work activities;
Task 1 – Assure timely and quality implementation of the intervention plan;
Task 2 – Support the technical and team supervisors in their role to oversee and realise the different project activities;
Task 3 – Verify the quantities and the quality of the landscape measures and provide suggestions and feed-back to the supervisors and their teams.
Responsibility 6: Assure the collection of data on vulnerability and food security indicators at the start and at the end of the project;
Task 1 – Prepare a data collection plan on vulnerability and food security indicators in line with directions from WFP;
Task 2 – Organise supervisors to collect this information at the start and at the end of the project;
Task 3 – Compile and analyse the data and prepare a report.
Responsibility 7: Assure the documentation of work progress with general statistics supported with GPS locations and pictorial evidence of each measures;
Task 1 – Assure the collection of data on work progress and results throughout the implementation;
Task 2 - Fine tune and operationalise the beneficiary selection process in a detailed deployment plan as it is laid out in the project document;
Task 3 – Compile and analyse the data for feed-back on performance of teams and work progress according the planning;
Task 4 – Document and capitalise any emergent issues that may impact activities or results;
Responsibility 8: Accountability and complaints
Task 1 – Assure the composition and installation of a local accountability committee that will collect and refer any complaints;
Task 2 – Test the actions of the committee through mock complaints;
Task 3 – Assure appropriate treatment with appropriate dignity and privacy of different types of complaints.
Responsibility 9: Security management
Task 1 – Assure that a local security plan is in place with appropriate measures to collect information, to communicate with TGH’s security manager in Ninewa and Head of Mission if needed, to modify the operating procedures when needed and to assure strict adherence;
Task 2 – Document any security incident that may have an impact on project progress or the general security in the area;
Responsibility 9: Reporting.
Task 1 – Assure the compilation of data and reports from supervisors;
Task 2 – Work together with the M&E officer to analyse the data and to prepare reports;
Task 3 – Assure that reports are presented within due dates.
The list above is not strictly exhaustive. An employee working within the framework of these tasks may carry out other tasks if asked to do so by his/her line manager.
· At least Masters degree in Agriculture or Engineering;
· At least two years’ experience in a management position;
· Good understanding of Project Cycle Management;
· Solid programmatic, organizational planning and reporting skills;
· Good communication and interpersonal skills;
· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (with focus on Excel and Word);
· Proactive, positive and flexible;
Languages: Mandatory: Fluency in written and spoken English and Kurdish, Arabic would be an advantage.
Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.
Please send your application (letter of motivation + CV in English with copy of Diplomas),
and titled: “Deputy Project Manager Sinjar Catchment”
no later than August 25th 2019.