Job Information MPCA/Cash Enumerators-Sinjar NGO Information
NGO Name Medair
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours On Call
Posted 2019-09-12
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel 75%
Job Status
No Of Jobs 10
Published Date 2019-09-12
Deadline Date 2019-09-21
[Sinjar,Iraq ]


Multi-purpose Cash Enumerators


Ninewa - Sinjar


Project Officers


The purpose of the Enumerator is to support the Programmes to collect data from field for surveys, registration of households, assessments, Data Entry, and post distribution monitoring (PDM), etc.


Medair is delivering life-saving emergency services to newly identified IDPs, Returnee and impacted host communities in Ninewa Governorate.






Cash project Manager, Senior Shelter officer,  Cash officer, MPCA Project Assistant, Drivers, Health, casual workers, project support team, comprising finance, logistics, and HR.


Volunteers, community leaders, conflict affected and host community households, security personnel at check points.





·         Uphold the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence

·         Respect the Medair values at all times, both within and outside of working hours

·         Know, understand, and comply with Medair internal policies and procedures

·         Be prepared to work in all Ninewa Governorates and to relocate at short notice

·         Work closely with all members of the Cash and Shelter team to provide the highest possible quality of Cash and Shelter intervention

·         Treat all beneficiaries and their relatives with respect and dignity


Specific Responsibilities


·         The MPCA enumerator will spend most of their time working in Ninewa governorate in a hands-on technical role.

·         Using Open Data Kit (ODK) application to conduct social-economic vulnerability  assessments, Household surveys, market assessments, registration of beneficiaries, distributions, PDM and baseline survey across the districts of Nainawa Governorate

·         Monitoring the cash distribution point of sales (POS) during cash distributions.

·         Assist with planning and preparation of registration/distribution teams and help with distribution of NFI and shelter assistance in-kind

·         Document all the findings in the provided data collection tools.

·         Ensure collected data is accurately recorded.

·         Identify and report any challenges faced that could affect the quality of the data.

·         Take responsibility for project equipment that you may be entrusted with.

·         Attend team meetings and training sessions as required by Medair

·         Complete and submit Medair internal paperwork as required.

·         Any other reasonable duties in the connection with the project.

Staff Safety and Security

·         Ensure personal understanding of Medair Standard Operating Procedures and Contingency Plans as documented in the Medair Iraq Security Plan.

·         Comply with Medair security procedures at all times, remaining aware of the security situation in office and field locations at all times.

·         Report any security incidents or concerns to Shelter Officer or WASH officer in the field

·         Report any issues regarding workplace practices to Shelter Officer or WASH officer.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Vocational qualification
Technical qualification preferably a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (computer science, English department, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Engineering)
Work experience
1 year experience in Cash transfers, NFI, Shelter or related fields
Ability to achieve results and work with minimal day to day supervision
Previous experience work  with an NGO
Knowledge of English (speaking, reading & writing)
Fluent Kurdish (Kurmanji)
Fluent Arabic   
IT & Communications
Computer literate with good skills in common Microsoft office (Word, Excel) and ODK / Kobo Collect programs
Other technical packages would be advantageous.
Enjoys a challenge and works hard to achieve objectives
Passionate about serving those in need, no matter the ethnic background
Self-motivated and enthusiastic
Desire to learn new skills and different approaches to situations

Team building
Team player with good interpersonal skills
Experience of working in a diverse team with different cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs
Experience in training or mentoring others
Willing and able to work under pressure, in challenging situations, with security risks, and to manage personal stress levels
Ready to travel and work in all Ninewa Governorates.
Willing to work extra hours when needed
Be committed to gender equality.
Willingness to be stretched professionally and personally
Technical expertise
Knowledge of conducting door-to-door assessments
Knowledge of using tablet based questionnaires
Knowledge of conducting surveys
Knowledge of distributions and cash transfers
Multi-purpose cash assistance programming
Management and Leadership
The employee should be considerate and must have to care for local customs and traditions.
Ability to work within hostile environments and deal with conflict.
For the time being, this position will be based in the Medair Sinuni Office, with frequent field trips and travel within the Ninewa Governorate.
Working hours will be 08:30 to 16:00 with 30 minutes for lunch.
TBD – to be discussed
Type of contract:
Daily worker
Planned start date:
As soon as possible
As required
Duration of commitment:
4 months
Medair’s Values
How To Apply

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs


APPLY: All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in English.


(Please mention your permanent address in your CVs)


Submit your CV to:


Before Applying please read the below notes:


  • Please mention your permanent address in your CVs
  • Please write the position title in the subject line ex (MPCA/Cash Enumerators-Sinjar)
  • CVs without position subject will not be considered
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Closing date for applications 21-09-2019.
  • We will be reviewing the CVs on continues basis and the position can be filled even before the closing date.


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