Livelihoods Project Officer
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 Graduation project and act as an expert for the project. The individual will be responsible for providing technical and organizational support and overseeing the contextualization and implementation of interventions in Talasqof, 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.
In coordination with project coordinator, implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets
Provide the project coordinator with continuous feedback on HH conditions, technology changes and all external factors that are likely to be relevant to it in the future; Spread the project identity and message into national stakeholders
Support beneficiary selection, and ensure organizational and documental aspect of the beneficiary data
Facilitate coaching session at least 2 times per month through house hold visits in accordance with Coaching best practices and standards.
Support Life skills coach in organizing events and linking beneficiaries with existing services
Lead and facilitate sharing best practices within staff and stakeholders
Provide technical input and coordination of events in the community on promoting equitable access to resources, under the guidance of Project Coordinator
a. Submit weekly/monthly report to the project coordinator
b. Based on the donor requirement, support project coordinator to submit required donor report
Support Project Coordinator to administer project budget to ensure accurate and timely budget spending
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
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 requires being in Talasqof 4 days a week
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 85% of the time.
Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
The position is preferred to be in Talasqof