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Livelihood Field Officer

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Livelihood Field officer will be responsible for implementation of the Youth Resolve MADAD project livelihood component and will support and provide training sessions for the target group on economic and non-economic topics like development, livelihood, resilience, protection, gender, mental health, etc. and engage in the after training activities. The Livelihood Field Officer will be responsible for helping the refugees and Jordanians in affected host communities to improve their wellbeing by identifying and reporting about their needs, mobilizing them into groups and helping them identify market opportunities and skills gaps, improving their general skills such as planning, basic employment, self-employment, entrepreneurship meanwhile administering the components of the project which include collecting information and providing input for the project design.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets(Community mobilization, identifying beneficiaries & income generation opportunities , provide training sessions )

  • Coordinate activities between target group, specialists, local actors and available resources

  • Support the quality control means provided by the line manager, and ensure the reporting about capacity gaps

  • Gather and report marketplace information, communicate organization message to the communities.

  • Manage target group expectations by setting participatory action plans, risk analysis and long term milestones

  • Share feedback of beneficiaries Livelihood needs , Skills & suggestions for services with Private Sector Engagement Officer and Livelihood Coordinator in terms of employment and economic development

  • Attend and participate in Monthly and annual workshops organized by WV Jordan

  • Perform other duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University diploma related to social sciences and/or commercial fields (economics, business administration, marketing, psychology, social work)

  • 2 years of experience in implementing Livelihood activities And / Or field economic development providing training sessions

  • Proven ability and experience in communicating a common vision among diverse partners

  • Proven ability and experience in providing organized training sessions

  • Experience working in volunteering or internships

  • Experience in organizing capacity building activities

  • Experience in translation and reporting

  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages

  • Learning behavior

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of refugees’ context in Jordan is desirable

  • Intermediate skills in MS office (Power point, excel, word

  • Experience in Self-employment or business startup

  • Experience in Micro Finance and banking

  • Experience working with VTC & VTET providers