Livelihoods Officer - Amman Location

1.00 to 10.00 Years   Amman, Jordan   13 Aug, 2022
Job LocationAmman, Jordan
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- Livelihoods Officer - Amman LocationCompany: Industry: Non-Profit and Social Services Job Location: Amman, Jordan Career Level: Junior (With some experience in the field) Date Posted: 11-08-2022 Ref. Number: 152713 Salary 700 - 700 JOD Citizenships Jordan Residence Country Jordan Years of Experience 1 - 3Livelihoods Officer - Amman Location and RequirementsJob TitleLivelihoods officer ? Amman LocationJob GradeG 5 / S1Salary Step700JODDepartmentLivelihood /ProgramReports toSenior LivelihoodLocationAmman with frequent travel to the governoratesStaff reporting to this post:N/AIslamic Relief WorldwideIslamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is an international relief and development charity which envisages a canning world where people unite to respond to the suffering of others, empowering them to fulfill their potential, and independent Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) founded in the UK in 1984, and working in Jordan since 1997.Islamic Relief works with communities to strengthen their resilience to disasters, and we provide vital emergency aid when disasters occur. We help poor people to access basic services, including education, water and sanitation, as well as healthcare. We provide lasting routes out of poverty through our sustainable livelihoods schemes. Our integrated approach to development is transforming communities worldwide. We tackle the root causes of poverty and make sure that the world?s most vulnerable people have a strong voice and real influence in both our programmes and advocacy. Islamic Relief is also a policy leader on Islamic humanitarianism, and our research programmes develop distinctive, practical approaches to the key issues that are affecting our world today.Our values and commitment to safeguarding:IRJ is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour 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 IRJ engages. IRJ 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 checks. IRJ 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. If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW?s mission and values ofsincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please submit on the job postOnly shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Pre-employment Checks: Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks: * screening clearance* receipt of satisfactory referencesMajor Responsibilities:The Livelihoods Officer will be responsible to coordinate, supervises, and provides technical assistance for the implementation livelihoods projects? activities Jordan; she will be responsible for: - Coordinate, supervise, and provide technical assistance for the implementation of livelihoods? project(s) implemented by IRJ country office.- Develop Project(s) detailed implementation plans and ensure the effective tracking of the project(s) and provide financial management support to track project(s) expenditures and cash flow.- Ensure livelihoods? activities are implemented in full compliance with IRJ standards.- Prepare & contribute to donors reporting requirements on weekly, monthly, quarterly and Annually basis as requested by line manager.- Coordinate with all concerned stakeholders and potential private sector sponsors to facilitate networking/creation of potential work opportunities for targeted beneficiaries.- Co-coordinate and facilitate the launch of assessments, key informant interviews, and focus group discussions on livelihoods and market ecosystems in targeted communities.- Oversee the mapping of beneficiary skills & correspondent opportunities in targeted communities.- Assist in the design and translation of informative materials as needed, including presentations, handouts, and exercises.- Support in data collection, monitoring, and evaluation efforts with IRJs Monitoring and Evaluation framework as needed.- Support continual improvement of IRJ livelihoods? activities by capturing and sharing key challenges, articulating obstacles and proposed solutions, and identifying success stories to highlight.- Perform any other task(s) assigned by the management.SKILLS AND COMPETENCETechnical skills and experience:* Proven expertise and understanding of emergency preparedness and response issues with relevant technical competence in emergency needs assessment and implementation.* At least two years of experience in developing the capacities of the beneficiaries through implementing livelihoods projects, ?business-startup? grants and vocational trainings to vulnerable groups, including refugees is a plus.* Good field experience in emergency and development program management, preferably with non-government organizations.* Ability to work effectively as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team and to work with a wide range of government and community counterparts, and other stakeholders.* Experience with women & youth-based economic empowerment programmes, especially with vulnerable groups including refugee youth is a plus.* Understanding of the socio-economic conditions of Syrian refugee populations and their impact on local economy and host communities.Core humanitarian competencies:* Understanding of humanitarian contexts and principles:* Good understanding of humanitarian issues, with experience of/or ability to work directly with local NGOs or communities.Achieving Results effectively:* Very good time management abilities.* Very good judgment and problem-solving skills* Very good decision-makingDeveloping and maintaining relationships:* Very good verbal and written communications skills and the ability to relate to people from all backgrounds.* Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:* Demonstrated ability at being flexible and adapt to changing situations.* The ability to remain calm while dealing with conflicting priorities and working under pressure.Operating safely and securely in a humanitarian response:* Relevant experience in implementing security policy/protocols.EDUCATION:* Bachelor s or college degree in business, economics, political/social sciences, public administration, international, development or a relevant equivalent.* 1-3 years of experience working with an NGO.Languages:* good spoken and written English* Fluency in spoken and written Arabic Company: Industry: Non-Profit and Social Services Job Location: Amman, Jordan Career Level: Junior (With some experience in the field) Date Posted: 11-08-2022 Ref. Number: 152713 Salary 700 - 700 JOD Citizenships Jordan Residence Country Jordan Years of Experience 1 - 3

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