|Project||Strengthening Ankawa Humanitarian Committee to Respond (SACR)|
|Contract duration||6 months|
|Deadline||June 05, 2023|
PS: This vacancy is on a rolling basis.
Ankawa Humanitarian Committee (AHC) is a local, non-Governmental, faith-based Organization established in February 2020, directed towards the fundamental challenges of humanitarian and development work facing our long-suffering communities.
AHC is guided by its core values of Humanity, Service, and Mercy to reach its vision of building a community where every citizen can live and worship freely and safely, prosper economically, have full access to education, and participate fully and responsibly in their country’s life.
Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Project Officer is responsible for the daily technical
planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, and reporting of livelihood project activities and
for ensuring proper coordination with stakeholders. The Project Officer’s role may include additional
duties and responsibilities and require expertise in a specific area, such as budget tracking and human
- Support in developing and implementing livelihood activities and assisting the PD in developing linkages with relevant service providers according to the project requirements and settled plans.
- Coordinate with MEAL to design projects and monitoring mechanisms relevant to AHC’s Livelihoods strategy.
- Facilitate community engagement on the project based on humanitarian principles.
- Participate in the design of technical assessments and surveys and develop the required tools for this purpose.
- Work with AHC programming and MEAL teams to understand the market and community dynamics within which the targeting and implementation of the livelihood interventions will be conducted and support in developing the required tools and documents related to projects’ activities and monitoring.
- Support the coordination and implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan of projects.
- Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
- Establish a strong working relationship with targeted communities.
- Represent AHC in relevant coordination meetings.
- Ensure programmatic quality through constant monitoring of project activities.
- Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports as per the established reporting schedule.
- Manage field teams and closely monitor their daily progress.
- Monitoring the capacity needs of the staff and reporting it to the partner organizations in order to provide the necessary technical support for staff capacity building.
- Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
- Develop communication materials following donor requirements and standards that include interviewing, drafting, and translation social media and success stories.
- Being flexible about work in different locations (office, fields, etc)
- Confidentially handling sensitive information.
- Perform other duties and activities as directed by the Line Manager and perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit and support of AHC and its mission.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, agriculture, agronomy, food security, humanitarian action, or any related field is required.
- Minimum of 2 years of work experience in Livelihood projects/or relevant fields. Experience in the field of program implementation, preferably with an NGO.
- Preferably knowledgeable about USAID programming requirements and standards.
- Technical Livelihoods expertise in transition/early recovery context, including agriculture, small business development and/or soft skills training.
- Demonstrated results with conflict-sensitive and adaptive livelihood activities.
- Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement.
- Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
- Commitment to an evidence- and needs-based approach
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
- Observation, active listening, and analysis skills with the ability to make sound judgments.
- Good relationship, management skills, and the ability to work closely with local partners and community members.
- Kean to detail, accuracy, and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.
- Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented
- Team and personal growth
- Strategic Thinking
- Accountability and transparency
- Commitment and loyalty to the AHC mission
Required Languages: English and Arabic are a must, Kurdish is plus.
Travel Required: Erbil (25% of the time is expected in assigned field locations).
Key Working Relationships
- Supervisory Responsibilities: none
- Internal: Reports to Project Director.
Will have to interact and coordinate with all other departments (Management, Program, Operations, MEAL, Communications, and Business development).
- External: Local and international NGOs, International donors, working groups, clusters, and Church and other Partners.
How to apply : Send your CVs to the email address (email@example.com ) by indicating the job title of the position that you apply for in the subject of the email.
AHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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