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Economic Development Officer / Youth Project Officer

Job Description

Economic Development Officer / Youth Project Officer (Duhok)

Purpose of position:

The ED Officer will be responsible for implementation of the MADAD project and act as a employment expert for the project. The individual will be responsible for turning implementing the project activities in alignment with EU regulation and ensure participation of IDPs, refugees and affected host community members into advise service, vocational education program meanwhile looking for the employment and apprenticeship opportunities


Implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets

Provide the MADAD project with continuous feedback on marketplace conditions, technology changes and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the MADAD project identity and message into national stakeholders

Support the project team and MADAD coordinator in creating clarity about the overall direction, values and purpose of the MADAD project units; and to design, at the national level. Through providing inputs for Strategy development, risks assessment and capacity staff building needs

Coordinate the stakeholders and ensure promotion of employment

Liaise with relevant stakeholders like local Camp management, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate

Perform other duties as required

Attend and participate in weekly meeting with the direct line manager

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated experience in the fields of Human resources, economics

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners

  • Excellent organizational, analytical

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to manage stakeholders

  • Fluency in English, Arabic and Kurdish languages.

  • 2 years of experience in an INGO or International Development Agency

  • 2 years of professional experience in private sector

  • 2 year of experience in working with recruitment company

  • 2 years of experience in working in a EU funded project

  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages

  • Knowledge of the refugees’ context in KRI is desirable.

  • Knowledge of permaculture is a plus