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Cash and Livelihoods Officer Iraq Nineveh – National


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Job Description

  • Country: Iraq
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: 2-3 years
  • Experience: N/A
  • Gender: Both

  1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  2. Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action.
  3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  4. Ensure proper filing of documents.
  5. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  6. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  7. Support with referrals to other NRC sectors or through external referral mechanisms.

Specifically, you will;

  1. Conduct regular field visits to project sites to monitor progress, identify challenges, and provide technical support to beneficiaries.
  2. Support the development and implementation of project activities, including surveys, capacity-building workshops, training sessions, and networking events.
  3. Facilitate transactions between farmers and retailers and ensure quality sustainable order management.
  4. Take the lead in community mobilization and targeting and monitor the distribution of in-kind assistance and block grants while maintaining a complete paper trail for all registrations, verifications and distributions for all livelihoods and cash-related activities.
  5. Organize the establishment and running of farmer field schools in coordination with relevant stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of the approaches.
  6. Facilitate the establishment and strengthening of value chains and promote innovative market linkages for agricultural products between producer groups and market actors.
  7. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with targeted communities, including local leaders, project committees and business dealers, ensuring that they are informed and participate.
  8. Conduct market assessments and mapping to understand how local agriculture markets work and are linked to enable appropriate programming.
  9. Conduct regular project monitoring and update the Project Coordinator on progress in the field.
  10. Support market assessments, mapping, beneficiary selection, Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) surveys and end line surveys to inform program design and implementation.
  11. Raise procurement requisition as per procurement & spending plans for agriculture related activities.
  12. Any other tasks as assigned by the project PM or PC.


Professional competencies

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in cash and livelihood Projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Overall good knowledge of geography and local population demographics/dynamics.
  • Experience with capacity-building and training approaches and methods.
  • Experience with community engagement approaches and principles.
  • Experience with community engagement and development of civil society capacity.
  • Previous experience in implementing Value chain projects (Agriculture, poultry, livestock).
  • IT competencies including MS Office.


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