Livelihoods Assistant at NRC, Nineveh, Iraq

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Deadline: 25 September 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Livelihoods Assistant in Nineveh, Iraq. The duration for this post is 3 months.

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Livelihoods projects, conducting community-based activities, ensuring community-involvement and assisting with open dialogue/communications between NRC and targeted communities

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Establish strong working relationship with targeted communities, including local leaders and identification of local focal points.
  • Implement beneficiary targeting and verification process for various activity streams.
  • Implement/support beneficiary registrations.
  • Support partners/contractors/trainers to implement business-focused training programmes.
  • Implement or support partner implementation of community-based soft-skills training programmes.
  • Implement NRC Community Engagement Approach.
  • Conduct Focus Group Discussions, household surveys, and Key Informant Interviews, with assistants and enumerators.
  • Work directly with enumerators and community focal points.
  • Support with referrals to other NRC sectors or through external referral mechanisms.
  • Manage the beneficiary database on Ms Excel.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • A university graduate or higher in a relevant field(s) with minimum one experience working as a Livelihoods Assistant (or Equivalent) in a humanitarian/recovery especially in complex and volatile environments and with experience of managing beneficiary databases.
  • Proficiency of Spoken and written Arabic and English.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.