Economic Recovery Assistant - Self-Employment (Ref: Economic Recovery Assistant - Self-Employment)

  • Kahramanmaras
  • DRC
  • Posted date: 3 weeks before
  • End date: 2024-02-16

No longer available to submit
لم يعد متاحا لتقديم

Job Title: Economic Recovery Assistant - Self-Employment (Ref: Economic Recovery Assistant - Self-Employment)

Job In Kahramanmaras

Company: DRC

Start Date: 2024-02-09

End Date: 2024-02-16

Job Description

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Economic Recovery Assistant - Self-Employment.


About the Job

The role involves supporting the project officer - Economic Recovery with the implementation of high quality productive assets support service for self-employment applicants of both home-based-businesses and micro/small enterprises to restore or expand their businesses related to agri-food and livestock sector.

You will be asked to ensure planning, implementation and follow up of productive assets support services in a timely matter.

Sector responsibilities: Business recovery, development and capacity building of Self-employment seekers, in kind cash assistance and productive assets support.

Geographic scope: Kahramanmaraş

This role has field focus and will ensure compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country. The role contributes to the development of field or area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to field operations while overseeing day to day activities implementation.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Program and Activities (70%)

  • Work in close cooperation with intake and database assistants to identify individuals who demonstrate interest, skills, and working experience and want to restore/expand or restore their businesses.
  • Conduct one-on-one assessments with potential beneficiaries to determine their eligibility and motivation to the business skills training, and record information in online database.
  • In coordination with the Business Specialist, facilitate the planning and organization of business skills training with selected beneficiaries and ensure pre-/post-tests and evaluations are completed and results are collected and saved in the SharePoint folder.
  • Under the supervision of self-employment officer, assist beneficiaries in developing business plans through answering their questions, addressing their concerns, facilitating communication with the business trainer.
  • Participate in grant selection committee to evaluate businesses proposals.
  • Under the supervision of self-employment officer, draft the procurement requests based on beneficiaries demands and liaise with supply chain department to guarantee the accuracy in quantity and quality of the requested items.
  • Ensure the procured items are delivered to the pre-specified locations.


General Programming and Operations (20%)

  • Engage in outreach activities with community members, local NGOs, and private sector contacts.
  • Identify and discuss with the business specialist and the self-employment officers the schedule of the business skills trainings to ensure a flexible and relevant implementation based on the needs of beneficiaries and market demand/dynamic
  • Support economic recovery team to organize networking and outreach events and facilitate the participation of job seekers and private companies.


Monitoring & Evaluation (10%)

  • Conduct field visits to monitor beneficiaries’ businesses, income generated etc., with the M&E team
  • Work closely with the monitoring team on the timely monitoring and evaluation of all components – information, beneficiary selection, beneficiary feedback about activities, etc.
  • Participate in the internal evaluation of the program.


About you

To be successful in this role, you must have a high school degree with more than 2 years of experience.

Moreover, we also expect the following:


Required qualifications

  • Turkish Nationality
  • Minimum 2 years of practical experience in economic recovery/livelihood sector working for a NGO.
  • Experience in agriculture, business management,
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in Turkish and Arabic is must, English is a strong asset.
  • Micro grant and proposal evaluation are strong asset
  • Experience in EQ is a strong asset


Preferred Qualification:

  • Project planning, implementation follow-up and monitoring


Preferred Experiences:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in an NGO setting or in private sector related to marketing and sales, commerce, trade.
  • Experience working in the field (preferably experience from Southern Türkiye)
  • Understanding of the rights and protection issues of refugees, children and women - experience working with Syrian refugees is an advantage
  • An understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in Türkiye and the region
  • An understanding of context for agriculture and livestock MSMEs in Türkiye


All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 

Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.

Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 

Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly. 

Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.


Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply


We offer

Contract length: 10 Months with a possibility for extension

Employment Band: I

Designation of Duty Station: Kahramanmaraş

Start date: 01.03.2024

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals.

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 16.02.2024

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.


Application URL

Source : gelbasla.com