Afkar society for development and relief is a local of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Afkar is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Afkar engages. Afkar expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organization. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Afkar also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Mission of Afkar society for development and relief as a non-governmental &non-profit society to develop community depends on its own capabilities, and relieving vulnerable and injurers in disasters working directly with beneficiary communities and their representatives we will provide sustainable humanitarian services and. We will focus on reaching all areas affected by the conflict, especially those where government and community support is weakest. We will strive to support the most vulnerable people in these regions through WASH, child protection, education, livelihoods, food security and GBV programming.
Afkar Vision: A stable, healthy world where all human rights are respected.
The Project officer position will lead on and is accountable for all the project implementation and coordination aspects of the livelihood and economic recovery project. As a key role within the NPI and Afkar Country program, the position will be based in Anbar-Heet- Albaghdadi Sub-district . He/she will lead on effective management and relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders at the local level, especially with the government line departments, manage the project activities throughout the project cycle, including budget management (expenditure planning and expenditure monitoring), and directly lead in preparing and developing high-quality project plans, including Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and procurement plans, progress and donor reports, ensure appropriate monitoring and project quality, and enhance internal and external learning and representation.
Location: Anbar - Heet- Albaghdadi Sub-district
Contract type: Global, Fixed Term
This role reports to: Livelihood officer
We are looking for a Project officer
Project Delivery and Coordination:
Afkar seeking an Project Assistant (PO) to support the implementation of selected community groups on basic and advanced dialogue and conflict management, negotiation and leadership skills that will enable to facilitate, negotiate and resolve a broad range of contentious issues in their communities such as the availability of electricity, water rights, competition over agricultural land, title over land and property and re-possession, legal and documentation issues, status of “ISIL families”, violence and threat of violence at the local level and will be responsible for supporting the Cash & Markets focal point and database officers across the entire research cycle, from research design through data collection, data cleaning, data analysis and the drafting of information products. The ideal candidate will be eager to work in a dynamic organization with opportunities to build data analysis and external coordination skills.
Technical backstopping and support is provided by the HQ team and Livelihood Project Manager. Previous experience in the aforementioned areas is essential and highly desirable. At minimum, experience with the subject matter, familiarity with the development and/or humanitarian sector, quantitative analysis skills, and effective communication skills are required.
Under the functional supervision of Livelihood Project officer PO is responsible for supporting the coordination and implementation of all research activities falling under the Cash & Markets portfolio and basic and advanced dialogue and conflict management, including supporting the:
Research design: indicator drafting and review, assessment methodology and sampling strategy review, data collection tool development
Planning and coordination of data collection activities, in close collaboration with the in-country operations team
Oversight of data processing, including development of data cleaning and analysis plans, and conducting analysis,
Output production and development, and presentation of findings
Close coordination with all relevant external stakeholders within the humanitarian coordination structure, throughout the research cycle, and supporting the incorporation of findings into strategic planning documents.
Required to adhere to Afkar’s principles and values as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights
Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles
Kindly note that the selection process will be on a rolling basis. Due to the urgency of the position, Afkar has reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.
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