Iraq : Camp Officer - Ninewa

  • Added Date: Monday, 15 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019

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ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries.

ACTED Iraq

Since 2003, ACTED has been working in Iraq to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable populations through a multi-sectoral response to the Syrian refugee crisis and the Iraqi mass displacement challenges. ACTED teams in Iraq implement a comprehensive response ranging from emergency and camp management activities to reconstruction, stabilization, and resilience programmes across 15 governorates.

You will be in charge of

Main responsibilities:
Establish and ensure a transparent system of management including the coordination of services and other activities.
Supervise the mobilization and the participation of the population allocated in the management system of the camp, with a focus on the insertion of the women
Supervise the maintenance of the infrastructure of the camp.
Set up an information management system in the camp, including the collection and the supply of data and the transparent sharing of the information.
Follow-up the supply of services in all the sectors of the camp according to the agreed directives, the standards and indicators.
Identify the gaps, estimate and analyze the needs of the camp to avoid the duplication of services and gaps in the help and the protection of the displaced population.

Specific responsibilities:
Set up committees of camp in all the sectors, and make sure that equal access is made for men/women, boys/girls.
Follow-up and ensure that the committees of camps act and behave according to the agreed Code of conduct.
Favor the self-sufficiency of the population of the camp and the empowerment in decision-making in the camp management.
Organize and execute, andor oversee the follow-up of the recording of the population of the camp, update the data of the population of the camp.
Make the link between the various communities and the groups living in the camp and favor a peaceful coexistence.
Protect the interests of the population of the camp towards the authorities of the camp, the service providers and the stakeholders.
Ensure liaison between the population of the camp and the service providers and the stakeholders
Ensure liaison between the national / local authorities, the state institutions, the civil society and the other relevant stakeholders. Ensure the effective coordination and the information exchange with them.
Supply services needed in the technical sectors, if necessary.

Secondary responsibilities:
Implement a system to record and collect data
Design a progressive withdrawal of the camp and a strategy of closure from the beginning of the existence of the camp.
Evaluate the environmental impact of the camp and the hosting community: assess the negative impacts on environment as well as activities which could prevent or reduce such impacts.
All the main technical skills / requirements relative to the management of the camp

Expected skills and qualifications

Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programmes
1-2 years previous work experience in a relevant position
Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
Excellent skills in written and spoken English
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
Ability to work well and punctually under pressure

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

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