Livelihood / ED Project Officer – Nineveh,Telafar
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.
The Livelihoods/ED project officer will be responsible for implementation of the Conflict Sensitive Livelihoods Restoration and Enhancement Project and act as an expert for economic interdependency promotion activities. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Tel Afar, Ninewa. Liaises and works closely with related structures, stakeholders and community members and carries out day-to-day implementation of HH Coaching, and training program. Deliverable project outcomes in compliance with Donor’s requirements. He/She will be represented as a local coach and develop livelihoods roadmaps and ensure quality implementation of services.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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 Arabic, English and Kurdish languages
Two years of experience working experience in Livelihoods programs.
Fluency in English and Arabic languages
Knowledge of the returnee profile in Ninewa.
Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community
Use reflective practice and promote its use for learning, Use critical thinking and analysis
Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with partners
Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches
Excellent coordination skills
Ability to engage in personal learning and development
Practice in community development
Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations and other related area stakeholders.
The position is based in Tel Afar
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 80% of the time.
Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
The position is preferred to be in Tal Afar
World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Mode of Application:
If you are interested in this position, to apply, please register at http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-iraq No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview. The deadline for application is 3 October 2018.
As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.