Job Information Livelihood Officer NGO Information
Contact Name HR Department
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 6 months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-06-22
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-06-22
Deadline Date 2021-06-28
[Sinjar,Iraq ]

Job title: Livelihood Officer

Job type: Full Time                                                           

Place of work (City, Governorate): Sinjar, Nineveh, Iraq  

Contract period: 6 (six) months with possibility of extension

Salary grade: L1

Number of Jobs: 1 (one) job

Probational period: 2 (two) months  

Working hours: 8 (eight) hours in a day from Sunday to Thursday

Deadline for application: 27 Jun 2021

Documents required: CV

Responsibilities and Tasks: 

·       General responsibilities:

1.     To work with Yazda program to understand the market and community dynamics within which the targeting and implementation of the livelihood interventions will be conducted.

2.     To participate in designing technical assessments.

3.     To support the project management team in making weekly work plans and field visits.

4.     To ensure the quality and efficiency of all field work done.

5.     To submit any relevant paperwork (e.g. Completion documentation, photos) to Livelihood Project Manager at the end of each day with work summary, or as described by line manager.

6.     To act as a clear communication channel between program and beneficiaries.

7.     To monitor progress of activity implementation.

8.     To draft and follow up of livelihood program and reports in coordination with project manager.

9.     To prepare, check the quality and accuracy of all documents (beneficiary lists, reports, analysis, forms etc.).

10.  Advise a visiting location to the project manage officer during the implementation of project.


·       Reporting

1.     To collect photos of program implementation and ensure that donor visibility is respected.

2.     Assist in the identification and location of beneficiaries when requested.

3.     Contribute to the Weekly Report on the implementation of activities as per specific program and donor requirements.

4.     Contribute to the monthly report about the general achievement and challenge in the areas of intervention; these will include changes and challenges.          

·       Technical Tasks

1.     Develop and implement livelihood activities and raise anything to adjust according to the context.

2.     Preparing a tool for market monitoring during the implementation of project.

3.     Complete deliverable to specification and within time line.

4.     Put a clear strategy of the change that will be made by the intervention in the areas.

Contribute to the preparation and checking of BoQs for livelihood related activities and make sure it is accurate and clear.


Minimum Education: BA degree in management or related field.

Minimum Experience: Two years’ experience in livelihoods.

Nationality: National.

Place of staying: Sinuni, Sinjar or around villages.

Languages: Fluent in Arabic and Kurdish, very good in English.

IT Skills: Proficiency in MF office application, Excel, Word…est.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Preferred skills and knowledge:

  1. Maintain an efficient, organized system of paperwork and reporting for field work
  2. Ensure timely departure and return from the field: this includes leaving to the field with all necessary documents and materials to complete a successful workday
  3. To perform other duties as requested by the project management team.
How To Apply


Interested applicants must send their CV to with a subject “Livelihood Officer- JV70


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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