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AMAL Infrastructure Project Coordinator Iraq Ramadi

Ramadi (Iraq)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Ramadi (Iraq)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-21

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Generic responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Infrastructure strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant infrastructure projects, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps, considering where appropriate the role of cash-based interventions and market based programmes.
  • Line management of project field staff (officers) related to construction, rehabilitation, and transfer key technical skills to supervised staff.
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance, procedures, and awareness of NRC global and regional strategies.
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Infrastructure strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant infrastructure projects, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps, considering where appropriate the role of cash-based interventions and market based programmes.
  • Manage and implement project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated by the PM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality.
  • Provide regular progress reports to PM, APM, AM, and AMAL Infrastructure Advisor.
  • Ensure that the project targets beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities to ensure that infrastructure works fit within agricultural value chain.

Specific responsibilities

  • Budget management: ensure budget management in cooperation with PM and submit regular spending plans; develop work plans for the field teams and follow up with progress on a daily basis; budget holding when delegated this responsibility; develop procurement plan and ensure all procurements are done in time; contribute to provide monthly activity reports and donor reports; contribute to proposal and budget development.
  • Donor compliance: ensure donor rules and regulations are followed and all necessary documentation is uploaded in the SSD drive and responsible for preparation of RODs for livelihoods projects. Ensure Environmental and Social standards are met and adhered to.
  • Responsible for the quality of the program: quality of data collection and distributions are according to SoPs with correct accountability measures in place
  • M&E: With support from the AMAL PM, AMAL infrastructure Advisor and M&E, ensure that the following activities are implemented according to the work plan: market assessments; beneficiary assessments and verification; PDM surveys; and end line surveys. Ensures reporting tools are in place for daily tracking of activities/trainings/distributions.
  • Overall coordination of beneficiary selection process; ensures there is a communication strategy with beneficiaries in place; ensures there is a functioning complaints mechanism.
  • Support in identification and procurement of training service providers, while putting in place systems to ensure quality.
  • Oversee the implementation of infrastructure component of the project and ensure quality and liability of different actors are in place. Take informed decisions over the implementation approach, according to technical direction and on protection mainstreaming as determined by the CCS and line manager (PM), and to ensure high technical quality of delegated project portfolio (activities and budget)
  • Provide input/analysis on infrastructure needs and gaps; contribute to proposal development.
  • Coordinate with the Logistics, Finance and Security departments to organize activities.
  • Represent NRC in external meetings as needed, primarily with MoA, MoLSA, and any governorate level coordination mechanisms for infrastructure.
  • Cooperate closely with counterparts from other NRC core competencies to identify opportunities for integration/synergy of NRC services alongside infrastructure.
  • Apply NRC Community Engagement Approach and hold staff to account
  • Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures

Critical interfaces

  • Project planning: PM and AMAL Infrastructure Advisor; AM and APM; CC teams; E&S Coordinator and AMAL project staff.
  • Area operations: Support Coordinators (field office coordinators); CC Coordinators.
  • Staff capacity building: Officers.
  • Implementation: PM, Officers.

Scale and scope of position Staff:

       Project Officers

Enumerators/Site supervisor as required

 

 

 

Stakeholders:

NGOs, UN Agencies, government directorates

Budget:

IQFM2012 KFW, approx. $3M

Information:

NRC online tools, GORS, Agresso, share file, onedrive, Kobo

Legal or compliance:

       

2. Competencies

1. Professional competencies

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 2- 3 years of experience working on infrastructure project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • University degree or higher education relevant to the assignment (relevant engineering or architectural qualification). Proven work experience will be considered as a substitute for formal education.
  • Previous experience working in complex and volatile environments
  • Familiar with the line management of staff and work plan coordination
  • IT competencies including MS Office
  • Fluency in English and Arabic both verbal and written

 

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Experience with reconstruction and rehabilitation
  • Experience in team management and leadership
  • Experience with community-based projects/activities
  • Experience working with vulnerable groups; able to demonstrate conflict-sensitivity, compassion, discretion
  • Skills in monitoring and evaluation would be beneficial.
  • Experience with multi-sectoral and integrated programming
  • Experience with early recovery /reconstruction projects is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the UN Cluster system and response coordination mechanisms.

 

2. Behavioral competencies

 

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Communicating with Impact and Respect
  • Initiating Action and Change
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Handling insecure environments

 

3. Performance Management

  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Duty Station: Anbar- Iraq
Health Insurance is provided
Salary: G7/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
For more information please read the Job Description

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