Job Information Livelihood Assistant (ME/NIN/SIN/071/062019) NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 4 months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift 9am to 5pm (5 days per week)
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-06-12
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel 50%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-06-12
Deadline Date 2019-06-20
Location
[Sinjar,Iraq ]
Description

Background:

Mission East, founded in Denmark in 1991, is an international humanitarian and development organisation undertaking disaster relief and development programmes in Asia.
Mission East worked in Dohuk from 2003-2005. In response to the recent IDP crisis Mission East has re-established a presence in Iraq in September 2014 in order to provide emergency assistance for displaced people. Our current programme in Iraq focuses on psychosocial support, shelter, non-food items, WASH, cash assistance in Dohuk, Ninewa and Kirkuk Governorates. In Sinjar, agriculture, cash for work and shops rehabilitation projects are also being implemented.
More information on Mission East can be found at http://www.missioneast.org

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the livelihood assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Livelihoods projects, conducting community-based activities, ensuring community-involvement and assisting with open dialogue/communications the livelihood assistant will be responsible to implement the asset replacement grant distribution and oversee the planned training for the beneficiaries. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • liaise with NGOs/GOs in terms of employment and vocational training
    activities, mobilizing volunteers and/or recruiting field staff.
     Implement and update periodic progress review and planning
    mechanism for the livelihoods project team activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to the project team and ensuring
    compliance with accountability mechanisms in line with different
    standards such as the SPHERE standards and livelihoods cluster
    performance standards.
  • Help establish and routinely visit the trainings, and other activities to
    provide feedbacks and recommendations.
  • Participate in project evaluations, reflections, learning and assist in
    the analysis of results.
  • Support the Livelihoods Assistant for the day to day coordination and
    supervision of activity team and outreach workers.
  • Liaise with local authorities, livelihoods cluster and other actors in
    relation to the project activities in Sinjar District.
  • Participate in knowledge and information sharing within the
    programme; Identify, document and disseminate relevant project
    learning within the programme.
  • Any other duties as needed.
  • Daily visit and monitoring the asset replacement grant distribution with Hawala company.

 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Selection Criteria:

Previous experience in livelihoods and ideally cash
management
• Willing to travel and work in Sinjar City and the surrounding
areas
• Positive attitude
• Proactive
• Good communication skills
• Strong experience in Microsoft Office
• Be able to speak, read and write in the local languages with
good English skills.

How To Apply

Qualified Candidates should submit Cover Letters with their CV's in English on iraqvacancy@missioneast.org with indicating the "Livelihood Assistant (ME/NIN/SIN/071/062019)" in the subject line of the email no later than June 20th, 2019. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

 

Due to the urgency, Mission East reserves the right to recruit any suitable candidates before the above-mentioned deadline.

 

Mission East is an equal opportunity employer

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