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Livelihood Team Leader - Erbil

10900-12N12088
Erbil
31-Jul-18

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Livelihood Team Leader – Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To assist project Coordinator in effectively co-ordinate Livelihood Project implementation in the districts ensuring compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines and uphold commitment to beneficiary entitlement

The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Activities

Implementation

  • Assist Field Monitors in supervising them to effectively and efficiently manage and coordinate all WFP Livelihood project activities that are implemented in the district.

  • Assist project coordinator and field monitors to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate approved activities as per programs design.

  • Ensure program compliance to Humanitarian Accountability standards.

  • Ensure that all resources earmarked to target populations are properly handled, stored, transported, distributed, tracked, fully accounted for and reported on according to World Vision standard procedures and Donor policy.

  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and implementing relevant community-oriented programs.

  • Prepare monthly management reports, and as well as monthly narrative reports for the district according to set standards and formats.

  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and target communities.

Management

  • Supervise use of resources allocated to the district field monitors

  • Supervise all field monitors and casual workers through appropriate systems and attend to their welfare issues.

Coordination and collaboration

  • Assist Project Coordinator to Co-ordinate with other Agencies, Local Authorities and Government stakeholder in the District and ensure that WFP Livelihood project is targeted to the appropriate target population.

  • To co-ordinate and foster relations with other World Vision Programs in the district so as to ensure proper allocation and sharing of resources.

  • Participate in regular coordination meetings in WV and outside agencies including the donor

Capacity development

  • Leads capacity development with field staff to ensure competency levels which allow staff to do their work accordingly.

  • Work with the Cash & Voucher Specialist to supervise and provide training for all other WFP Livelihood Project staff

Other Roles

  • Represent the NO in food assistance/ Security, coordination forums as advised by NO management

  • Perform any other duties as required by the project Coordinator or his/her designee

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Business Admiration or any other related qualification.

  2. Previous experience in a related field.

  3. Experience in Food Assistance projects.

  4. Strong communication skills Verbal and written English/Arabic and Kurdish.

  5. Report writing skills and computer knowledge.

  6. Well-developed stakeholder networking skills.

  7. Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, specifically those that relate to distributions, handling, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.

  8. Proven planning, team work and managerial skills

  9. Demonstrate ability in the design and effective use of training materials

  10. Stays open to internal and external feedback

  11. Finds fulfilment in work through creativity, risk taking, initiative, and innovation, and encourages the same in colleagues.

  12. Ability to supervise and mentor subordinates

  13. Ability to work under minimum supervision

  14. Good knowledge and experience of community mobilization.

  15. Report writing skills and computer knowledge

Work Environment

  • Office environment: typical field based

  • Travel: Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: During normal working hours unless there is an emergency.