Job Information Project Assistant - re-advertised NGO Information
Contact Name Human Resources
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Contract Duration 12 months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2018-11-08
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
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Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-02-26
Deadline Date 2019-03-05
[Mosul,Iraq ]

                       GOAL Iraq Programme

Job Description


Job Summary

Job Title:                        

Project Assistant




Ninewa / Mosul / Hamdania

Contract Duration:                       

6 Months

Start Date:

01 Mar 2019


Reports to:

Program Officer


General Description of the Programme

GOAL began working in Iraq in 2015 with a modest NFI program and an assessment of the agricultural sector.  GOAL currently implemented two livelihood projects based in Dohuk.   The first is a 24 month (September 2016 to August 2018) PRM funded project to support livelihood development in Bardarash, Sumel, Zakho and Shekhan districts is on its third year of operation for September 2018 – August 2019.  The second is a 12 month (November 2016 to October 2017) GIZ funded project to increase livelihood skills with a focus on agricultural knowledge and productivity in Dohuk and Zakho districts. The GIZ project was on its extended period ended in October 2018 with activities spread across Amedi and Akre.  GOAL is working with both internally displaced communities and local host communities. The third project is UNDP Funded Area Based Recovery Approach for Misereek (Sumel). It is a 5 months pilot project (November 2018 – March 2019).  


The project under which the Project Assistant would be recruited is a 13 months (December 2018 – December 2019) GIZ funded project in Hamdania fostering resilient communities and rural economic recovery through the capacity building of community members. The project participants will have the knowledge of how to approach and to market their skills with prospective employers, increased their technical knowledge in relevant employment sectors in the area, and will have the basic skills to meet the needs of the employers of the area.


Overview of the role

The Project Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the project officer.  The project assistant will support the officer to coordinate with the local community in implementing livelihood recovery through capacity development trainings.


Main responsibilities

  • Support Liaising with various stakeholders relevant for the project, improve communication with them and help regular networking with relevant stakeholders
  • Improve participation of the community by mobilizing the community into the project activities.
  • Support in data collection and analysis for baseline for identifying employment opportunities and training needs.
  • Support selection of participants based on the selection criteria.
  • Support organizing and facilitation of the training of trainers and participant trainings.
  • Support consultants and trainers in training delivery.
  • Facilitate the trainees to successfully attend the trainings.
  • Support data collection of trainees.
  • Support identification of employment opportunities for the trainees.
  • Support engagement of trainees to prospective employers.
  • Support data collection for assessments.
  • Undertake other activities as advised by the program officer or the team leader.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Project Officer / Team Leader.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to GOAL and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Requirements (Person Specification)


  • University degree in a related field.
  • Experience working in livelihood programming preferable.
  • Previous experience in vocational trainings, agricultural and business trainings preferable.
  • Good level of written and spoken English.
  • Must be fluent in Arabic.
  • Strong organizational skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Able to travel to Dohuk as required.
How To Apply

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