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Project Officer

Job Description

Project Officer

Purpose of position:

The project officer will be responsible for follow up on the day to day implementation with the Project Coordinator. The project officer will along with the project coordinator guide daily activities conducted by partner. The project officer will be the point of contact for the community in each of the Governorates.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Capacity Building of Staff / implanting partner

  1. In coordination with project coordinator , and implementing partner, recruit appropriate staff

  2. All the staff and CPC member are trained on required topics, including Child Protection, Child Rights ,PFA and PSS

  3. Closely observe performance of each staff a, provide timely advice and appreciation

2. Coordination and Project Implementation

  1. Together with project coordinator, support implanting partner to create bi-weekly activity schedule for project activities

  2. Will ensure that weekly and monthly planning and feedback meetings take place for the project team

  3. Will ensure a context based mechanism is in place to hear the voice of the community for WVI project interventions.

  4. Assist in identifying, reporting and responding to existing and potential child protection threats at the community level.

  5. Keep the Project coordinator updated of the task accomplished, and issues.

  6. Be sure that strategies and operational measures effectively respond to protection requirements

4. Strengthening the community engagement and networks

  1. Together with implementing partner staff , organize monthly Child protection committees meeting to share the achievements of children;

  2. Together with the Project coordinator , and the implementing partners, create awareness raising modules for parents about child protection, child care and psychosocial impact on parents and children

5. Meet internal and external reporting requirements

  1. Submit weekly, monthly, annual activity report to project coordinator

  2. Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report

  3. Support project coordinator to submit information and report to Inter-agency WGs

6. Project Filing

  • Ensure project documentation system is updated

  • The documents only need to be shared with the manager he/she will be reporting to.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree on social science (social work, education, psychology, sociology , project management or any other relevant field.)

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience with children and project management (teaching, nursery, social work, etc.)

  • Native Kurdish, Fluent in both English and Arabic (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.

  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards.

  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as Minimum Standards for CP in Humanitarian Actions, Inter-Agency guideline on MHPSS in humanitarian settings).

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.