Livelihoods Program Officer

Livelihoods Program Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5574

Job Title: Livelihoods Program Officer

Application deadline: 13.09.2021

Duty Station: Manbij

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance, Business administration or equivalent.
  • Fluent in Arabic an English both written and spoken – obligatory
  • At least 5 years of experience in conducting business trainings or equivalent.
  • Experience in preparing training curricula
  • Experience in monitoring TVET projects – desired
  • Experience in report writing – desired
  • Experience in working for international or local non-governmental organizations – essential
  • Fluency in English and Arabic – both written and verbal – essential
  • Microsoft skills – Word, Kobo, PowerPoint and Excel – essential

Job Description:

This position is for a Livelihoods Program Officer to work full-time in the CVT office in Manbij. The role will involve the implementation of a new livelihood program, including Training and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programs, apprenticeships, small business grants (SBGs) and any other potential LH activities This job will be in the field as necessary and filling out reporting templates. This position will be under the direct supervision of the Livelihood Team Leader.

The main tasks of the Livelihoods Program Officer are as follows:

  • The Livelihoods Program Officer supports the management staff to track day-to-day activities of the Livelihood program using word, excel, outlook, PowerPoint, KOBO and other computer programs used by CVT
  • Conduct need assessments to identify needs in the operation area.
  • Communicate the planning and execution of assessments with community representatives and municipalities.
  • Work closely with the Livelihood Team Leader to identify emerging needs of the communities and prepare response plans.
  • Ensure that all partners and municipalities understand the terms of the contracts/MOUs.
  • Make sure that the activities are executed according to the plan and strategy, following CVT rules and policies.
  • Work closely with MEAL team to ensure provision of the required information.
  • Ensures that project documentation is filled out and archived properly.
  • Monitors the work of the livelihood teams and follows up the contractual commitments plan (field visits to teams’ locations).
  • Support municipalities, and CVT staff to solve any problems, challenges, or delays in programming.
  • Makes sure that funds transferred to the field are paid in time according to CVT policies and that supporting documentation is correct
  • Inform management staff of any opportunities, challenges, potential security issues or changes to the programming environment.
  • Ensure effective and timely communication with other departments as needed (Logistics, Administration, Finance, MEAL, Protection)
  • Feeding into the information sharing mechanism in the field, providing data and field updates to the Livelihood Team Leader.
  • Respect the security guidelines.
  • Supervising the process of collecting and updating data from municipalities periodically.
  • Follow up on adherence to protection mainstreaming protocols during activities.
  • Lead weekly and monthly planning of Livelihood program.
  • Effectively supervise the program assistant and TVET assistant to complete program implementation with a high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate activities with other livelihood stakeholders (INGO, LNGO) and/or municipalities (if applicable).
  • Daily and weekly reporting on activities of livelihood program.
  • Collect and report any new security information, incidents or any change of the context to the line manager.
  • Report challenges, successes, relevant issues to the Livelihood Team Leader.
  • Conduct other activities as requested by line manager

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