CASH and Livelihoods Project Coordinator at NRC, Nineveh, Iraq

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Deadline: 28 April 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of CASH and Livelihoods Project Coordinator in Nineveh, Iraq. The duration of this post is 10 months.

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The purpose of the Cash and Livelihoods Project Coordinator position is to implement delegated cash and livelihood project portfolio. Budget holding and management: ensure budget management and submit regular spending plans; develop work plans for the field teams and follow up with progress on a daily basis.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The CASH and Livelihoods Project Coordinator will perform the following functions:

  • Line management of cash and livelihood project field staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Cash and Livelihoods strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Shelter/WASH projects.
  • Coordinate and implement Cash and Livelihoods project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated by PM/APM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Manage project budget (in cooperation with Cash and Livelihoods Project Manager) and coordinate across other Core Competencies.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Budget holding and management: ensure budget management and submit regular spending plans; develop work plans for the field teams and follow up with progress on a daily basis; develop procurement plan and ensure all procurements are done in time; contribute to provide monthly activity reports and donor reports; contribute to proposal and budget development.
  • Donor compliance: ensure donor rules and regulations are followed and all necessary documentation is in place and backed up as needed.
  • Responsible for the quality of the program: quality of data collection and distributions are according to SoPs with correct accountability measures in place
  • M&E: With support from the Cash and Livelihoods PM, PDM and M&E, ensure that the following activities are implemented according to the work plan: market assessments; beneficiary assessments and verification; PDM surveys; and end line surveys. Ensures reporting tools are in place for daily tracking of activities/trainings/distributions.
  • Overall coordination of beneficiary selection process; ensures there is a communication strategy with beneficiaries in place; ensures there is a functioning complaints mechanism.
  • Support in identification and procurement of training service providers, while putting in place systems to ensure quality
  • Oversee the use of different aid modalities in the emergency response. Take informed decisions over the implementation modality based on market assessments and price monitoring.
  • Coordinate with the Logistics, Finance and Security departments to organize activities
  • Represent NRC in external meetings as needed, primarily with MoA, MoLSA, and any governorate level coordination mechanisms on Cash and Livelihoods.
  • Cooperate closely with counterparts from other NRC core competencies to identify opportunities for integration/synergy of NRC services alongside livelihoods.
  • Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • A university graduate in equivalent field with 2 years Experience from working on Cash and/or Livelihoods project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required.
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
  • Nationality of Iraq.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required. Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel. Strong management skills. Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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