Job Information MMU Project Manager NGO Information
Contact Name HR Department
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 6 months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-08-13
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2020-08-13
Deadline Date 2020-08-20
[Sinjar,Iraq ]

Job title: MMU Project Manager

Job type: Full Time

Place of work (City, Governorate): based in Sinjar, Ninewa Governorate Iraq

Contract period: 6 months with possibility of extension

Salary grade: L1

Number of Jobs: 1 job

Probational period: 2 months

Working hours: 8 hours in a day with 1-hour lunch break from Sunday to Thursday

Deadline for application: 20 August 2020

Documents required: CV

Responsibilities and Tasks: 


·        Attend the regular Department of Health and Health Cluster meetings.

·        Proactively network and coordinate with the Health Cluster and other health actors and monitor gaps in health services provision in the chosen location. Ensure clear internal coordination within the health team and the wider Sinjar team to increase integration of activities across sectors.

·        Review and update Project Coordination Agreements, Memorandum of Understandings, and other agreements in place with UN agencies, government ministries, and NGO partners relating to health work.

Quality Management/Project Design

·        Responsible for ensuring project implementation is according to Yazda policy and compliant with Yazda, donor, Iraq and international guidelines; in conjunction with the Program Coordinator, following standard protocol regarding health Program quality, strategy and technical guidelines.

·        Responsible for monitoring progress against set health indicators, with the Program Coordinator and M&E Manager

·        Improve the quality of the health project activities, monitoring and evaluation, implementation of Core Humanitarian Standards and protection mainstreaming. Collaborate with the M&E Team to facilitate annual Knowledge, Practices, & Coverage surveys.

·        ensure the software adventure goes ahead

·        Coordinate with the donor’s medical advisor for project setup.

Staff management

·        Look for training opportunities for all health staff

·        Maintain a focus on building the capacity of the team, delegating tasks under supervision as appropriate.

·        Interview staff and make recommendations for final hiring.


·        Final authority for all health requests going to the logs and finance departments.

·        Work with Duhok and Sinjar logistic teams to prevent stock outages and ensure stock requests, purchase requests, cash forecasts and movement requests are submitted

·        Monitor expiry dates of all medicines and medical supplies, including gift-in-kind, and other health stocks to prevent expiration before use. Facilitate safe disposal and report losses to Duhok management and donors.

Financial Management

·        Draft annual budgets for health projects. Review and approve all project expenditures and expense coding.

·        Manage the assigned project budget and track expenses against project budgets, working with the Program Coordinator and Finance Manager to address issues of over or under-spending.

Security Management

·        Oversee and monitor staff adherence to security protocols.

Reporting and Communications

·        Complete monthly situation reports (sitreps). Provide Program data for donor reports to the M&E Manager prior to submission to donors.

·        Responsible for open communication regarding project planning and implementation with the Country Director, Program Coordinator, M&E Manager, and other key staff.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Preferred skills and knowledge:

·        Diploma or degree in Nursing / Midwifery or qualification as a Medical Doctor.

·        Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written), Kurdish, and Arabic.

·        2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field. 1 year of management experience.

·        1 year of experience in primary health care or emergency context.

·        Knowledge and experience of primary health care principles and management.

·        Good numerical, report writing and administration skills. Problem solving ability

·        Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS and other international humanitarian guidelines.

How To Apply


Interested applicants must send their CV to with a subject “MMU Project Manager in Sinjar “


NOTE: Applications not meeting the specified minimum requirements or received after closing date may not be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview that may include a written test of technical


NOTE: due to the urgency of the position, we might close the announcement prior to the mentioned deadline.


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