Livelihood Project Coordinator – Duhok
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To effectively coordinate 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.
Coordination and Management
Ensure the project activities implementation as per the project planning in cooperation with the Cash & Voucher Specialist and Livelihood technical adviser.
Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation.
Attend and represent WVI at the coordination meetings (clusters and others) as agreed with the C&V Specialist.
Ensure liaison with other international and national NGOs, camp management, relevant local administration and institutions for coordination and cooperation relevant sector
Support the C&V Specialist with the management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.
Keep abreast of all (potential) changes in the sector and ensure communication on this to the C&V Specialist and Technical Adviser.
Regularly update C&V Specialist and Technical Adviser on project’s progress and to timely inform about issues related to the project and propose solutions to further implementation.
Preparation of the monthly and quarterly project reviews and follow-up of key actions with the support of the C&V Specialist.
Ensure programmed 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.
Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and target communities.
Ensure effective and efficient management of the direct reports
Develop staff planning
Perform staff appraisal, promote staff capacity building by identifying support needs and report the suggestions to the Cash & Voucher Specialist.
Keep a positive, flexible and dynamic work environment
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 Staff
Coordination and Collaboration
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 (IDPs, returnees & Host communities).
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
At least Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, General Management, or related field.
Minimum 3 years of work experience in Emergency Response in Food Assistance Program Management.
Fluent in English, Arabic and/or Kurdish (speaking and writing).
Effective in written and oral communication in English and Arabic/Kurdish.
Computer aptitude and experience with word processors.
Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.
Ability to work in a challenging situation (camp settings).
Ability to cope and work under pressure.
Well-organized, self-motivated, solution oriented, independent and ability to work in a team.
Knowledge of commodities & logistics operations, specifically those that relate to distributions, handling, reporting, tracking, monitoring etc.
Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
Self-disciplined with good time management skills.
The ability to produce clear and well organized documents.
Proven planning, team work and managerial experience and skills.
At least one-year experience in project management working with international organizations.
Experience in Community Mobilization activities.
Work experience with budget management and procurement procedures.
Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).
Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.