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Livelihood Project Coordinator - Duhok



Livelihood Project Coordinator – Duhok


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.


Major Activities

  1. 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.

  1. Staff Management

  • 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

  1. 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.

  1. Project Filing

  • Ensure project sector documentation is up to date and audit compliant


  • 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).

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.