Job Information Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Project Manager-Open to Iraq Nationals Only NGO Information
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Governorate Nineveh
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Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2024-02-26
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
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Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
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No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2024-02-26
Deadline Date 2024-03-10
[Mosul,Iraq ]

NRC Iraq is looking for a Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Project Manager to join the North Area Office. The role holder will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and implementation of the Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) grants in North Area Office, undertaking needs assessments; monitoring progress and evaluations, adapting existing programming to changing needs; and contributing to programme development (design and proposal development). They will also ensure the integration of LFS programming with other core competencies.  Additionally, they will coordinate the day-to-day activities of the projects implemented whilst ensuring that they are implemented effectively and efficiently according to NRC’s guidelines and procedures for project governance applicable for projects.

**This role is open to Iraq nationals only**

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for all Project Cycle Management aspects of the Livelihoods and Economic inclusion grants within the North Iraq area office, as per NRC project cycle management and adherence to donor rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring programme implementation, and support to integrated programming, coordination, and technical quality in the Area Office
  • Ensure that Livelihoods and Economic inclusion projects are fully compliant in the areas of project submission, workplan development, procurement planning, technical works, financial monitoring, and donor reporting.
  • Contribute to design of livelihood and market assessments/Value chain analysis and any other assessments in coordination with relevant Core Competency Specialists /Advisers, Agriculture, and livelihoods program manager.
  • Provide leadership and responsible for the quality of the programme: quality of data collection and distributions are according to SoPs with correct accountability measures in place; Undertake project monitoring visits, support staff in implementation, troubleshooting, engineering problem solving and solutions. 
  • Ensure proper project documentation management and that all necessary documentation is in place and backed up in NRC Securing Supporting Documentation.
  • Develop, manage, and sign off overall project and staff workplans to ensure timely assessments, project submissions, monitoring reports, final reports, and financial payments. 
  • In coordination with MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning), ensure Livelihoods and Economic inclusion projects are implemented with an evidence-based approach ensuring that post project evaluations and analysis are carried out.
  • Ensure that all output/outcome data and beneficiary data is recorded and maintained in the databases.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation.
  • In collaboration with other Project Managers, ensure that the project adheres to an Integrated approach, Safe and Inclusive Programming (SIP) and durable solutions and has well-established mechanisms to address the cross-cutting themes.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills

What You Will Bring

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise in Agriculture and Livelihoods competency
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • University degree or higher education relevant to the assignment (Agriculture, Agriculture economics, Agricultural Engineering is preferred)
  • Experience working in early recovery and development contexts.
  • Experience applying appropriate problem analysis tools, mechanisms, and processes at all stages of the project management cycle. 
  • Report writing skills – including analysis, summarising, and copy-editing.
  • Experience working with government, local authorities, private sectors, humanitarian actors, host community and displaced populations (Internally Displaced People, Returnees and Refugees)
  • Experience in implementing integrated livelihoods and economic inclusion grants with youth and protection programming is advantageous.

What We Offer

  • Mosul, Iraq duty station.
  • Until 31st December (Renewable, NRC Contracts run Jan- Dec yearly pending funding and performance).
  • 50 % travel, approximately Baaj, Sinjar, and Erbil
  • NRC is committed to our localisation strategy including with respect to our workforce in Iraq, whenever possible NRC will recruit new staff from the local area of the programme operations.
  • NRC will endeavour to hire staff that together represent the balance of diversity in the governorate of operations. 
  • Senior Grade 8 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.

Key Information - Please Take Note When Applying

  • We highly encourage you to learn more about the role: please review the full Job Description here.
  • Learn more about NRC’s operation in Iraq here.
  • To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity Marketplace
  • Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your employment history, experience, responsibilities, and education in your application. Please ensure you attach your academic and professional certifications
  • Ensure to attach your latest CV.
  • Submit your application and CV in English.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport.
  • Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to give detailed feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted.
  • For any queries, please email us at with “Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Project Manager-Mosul” as the subject line.
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