Livelihood Facilitator

Posted over 3 years ago by AFKAR for Trading and Consulting Services
Location Al Ḩasakah Job Type Contract
Salary Sector Service
  • In close consultation with UNHCR, facilitate coordination of service provision and other defined camps, urban and rural settings in Northeast Syria.
  • Assist and support UNHCR in preparing concept notes and proposals, including design of projects, BOQ…, etc
  • Monitor, evaluate and measure the impact of livelihood programs implemented directly by UNHCR or through partners against set baselines and indicators as per guidance by UNHCR, SOPs and minimum economic recovery standards (MERS).
  • Collect socio-economic data and information on market dynamics for further analytical use and for the design of new projects.
  • Assess and provide market needs for rehabilitation of socio-economic infrastructures
  • Build good relationships with all actors present in the camp and urban sites to facilitate networking and information gathering.
  • Facilitate joint assessments, needs analysis and identification of gaps though providing gathered information on livelihoods.
  • Serve as an entry point for UNCHR visit into new geographic locations and provide mission support.
  • Attend coordination meeting and ERL working group meetings as requested by UNCHR.
  • Prepare different type of reports as request (services mapping, qualitative, weekly, monthly, graphic representation …, etc.)
  • Facilitators will prepare an analytical report on the information gathered in accordance with the established weekly work plans.
  • Conduct site visits potential or actual activity locations as requested by UNCHR.
  • Perform any other tasks as required by UNHCR.
  • University degree in Business Administration, Civil Engineering or other field related to the scope of work.
  • At least 3 years of experience in managing or monitoring or cash-for-work and asset projects with an understanding of current mechanisms implement by UNHCR in NES.  
  • At least 2 years’ experience in rehabilitation of socio-economic infrastructure conducting a socio-economic assessment and market analysis.
  • Experience in  leading a team and in the coordination of different actors
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context is an asset (UN or NGO programs/projects)
  • Relevant technical experience related to the scope of work
  • Fluency in Arabic, and preferably good knowledge of written and oral English. 
  • Strong leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Good knowledge of  NES operational contexts and target groups
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyze diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources to make analytical statements to inform decision-making.
  • Good communication and networking skills, including the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams as well as establishing and maintaining close working relationships with a variety of implementing partners and counterparts at different levels
  • Good computer skills, including experience with various software applications, with more focus on computer skills linked to the scope of required work.

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