Job Information PSS Facilitator (ME/NIN/SIN/123/072021) NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 4 month
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift 9 am to 5 pm
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-07-15
Requirements
Minimum Education High School
Degree Title
Minimum Experience Less then 1 Year
Required Travel 50%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-07-15
Deadline Date 2021-07-29
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 Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Asia.

In Iraq, Mission East provides assistance for both urgent basic needs for those displaced by violence as well as longer-term support for returnees and IDPs in protracted displacement settings. Our current programme includes NFI and shelter, cash transfers, WASH assistance, livelihoods support, protection and psychosocial support activities delivered through multi-purpose community centres.

More information on Mission East can be found at: https://missioneast.org

 

Overall Responsibility: 

The PSS Facilitator is primarily responsible for ensuring all PSS, life skills and capacity building activities are conducted according to (inter)national standards and in a timely manner. The facilitator will coordinate with beneficiaries to identify and facilitate PSS activities (such as sports, music, and visual arts activities) at the community centre and to ensure a safe space for all participants. The facilitator will record attendance and beneficiary feedback and report these to the team leader.

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

 

Implementation of PSS and CB activities

 

  • Responsible for delivering arts, sports, and life skills and activities to children, youth and women from the crisis-affected population in line with acceptable and positive socio-cultural norms and traditions.
  • Understand and utilize common INGO and/or cluster approved PSS curriculums.
  • Research and introduce new, creative activities to support the community’s psychosocial needs.
  • Safely identify and recommend additional, specialized services to beneficiaries needing extra support (i.e. case management, MHPSS support groups, etc.).
  • Participate in needs and interest assessments – including inter-agency assessments, where possible and/or necessary and regularly monitor women’s general conditions, well-being and needs.
  • Establish rapport/trust with the participants.
  • Ensure all activities reporting systems are regularly updated and submitted to the line-manager and work closely with colleagues to evaluate the progress of the participants to the trainings.
  • Ensure confidentiality.
  • Contribute to a positive team spirit among all Mission East staff.
  • Develop and maintain positive coordination and relationships with partners and promote inter-sector collaboration.
  • Adhere to all ME HR policies, procedures and code of conducts that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and report any abuse of beneficiaries by other ME staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with ME reporting procedures.
  • Ensure all relevant financial documentation is completed accurately as required by ME finance policy and requirements.
  • Maintain an inventory of equipment/assets for the training activities; manage and order new supplies in collaboration with your line-manager when necessary while ensuring that costs stay within budget.
  • Monitor/track utilization of program supplies/resources to ensure efficient use of available resources.
  • Adherence to the ME security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line-manager and/or security manager.
  • Any other related task that is requested by your line.

 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Qualifications Required

  • University degree will be preferable - a positive, supportive, eager-to-learn attitude is required.

 

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience.
  • Experience in delivering activities and trainings to multiple groups.
  • Prior experience working with youth and in emergency contexts.
  • Good understanding of current situation/on-going crisis.
  • Competency in writing progress reports; familiarity with principles and practice of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word, Email).
  • Prior experience in NGO work preferred.
  • Ability to travel within Kirkuk.

 

Necessary Skills and Competencies

  • You are in agreement with Mission East’s Organisational Values.
  • You have knowledge of CHS, Sphere, GBV and Child Protection Standards.
  • You fully adhere to international standards and code of conducts (women, children, youth) and conflict of interest policies.
  • You fully adhere to ME security protocols.
  • You must care about the well-being of women and enjoy spending time with them.
  • You must respect people of all ethnicities, religions, genders and backgrounds.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and problem solver.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of team.
  • Patient, culturally sensitive, flexible and highly motivated to deliver quality assistance.

 

Preferable

  • Basic spoken English skills
  • You should be a member of the displaced population or sympathetic to their situation.
  • You are known and respected by the community.
  • Patient, culturally sensitive, flexible and highly motivated to deliver quality assistance.

 

Other Requirements:

 

Mission East upholds high standards in all aspects of Safeguarding and condemns all forms of abuse and exploitation, takes a zero-tolerance approach to all abuse and exploitation against children or vulnerable individuals and seeks to ensure that no-one is exposed to the risk of maltreatment by its representatives. In accordance with organisational policy:

  • In view of the nature of this role potentially requiring involvement with vulnerable individuals (including situations where there are potential imbalances of power), you will be required to provide both a self-assessment and formal certificate of previous good conduct.
  • Professional references will be requested and taken up for the successful candidate.
  • All Mission East’s staff are required to sign our Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Commitment.

 

Mission East upholds high standards in Counter Terrorism (COTER) and sanctions regulation compliance. Mission East will conduct a thorough pre-employment background check of successful candidates, including checking through the SDN sanctions lists.

How To Apply

Qualified Candidates should submit  their CV's in English on iraqvacancy@missioneast.org with indicating the "PSS Facilitator (ME/NIN/SIN/123/072021)" in the subject line of the email no later than Jul 29th, 2021. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

This position is only available for female candidates 

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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