the Iraqi Institution for Development (IID)

MHPSS-PVE Spatialized Officer

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Job Description:

  • Brief Overview of the Position:
  • The Iraqi Institution for Development (IID) is seeking a qualified and experienced individual for the position of MHPSS-PVE Spatialized Officer. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in advancing the organization’s mission by overseeing Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) activities with a focus on preventing violent extremism (PVE). This position will be based in Ninawa with occasional travel to Babil.
  • Key Responsibilities:

As the MHPSS-PVE Spatialized Officer:

  • Develop and implement strategies to integrate mental health and psychosocial support into programs aimed at preventing violent extremism.
  • Supervisor to the social officer and case managers
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager and other stakeholders to design and implement spatialized initiatives that address community needs in Ninawa and Babil.
  • Conduct assessments to identify mental health and psychosocial needs within the target communities.
  • Lead the planning and execution of training programs for community members and local partners on MHPSS and PVE.
  • Ensure effective coordination with relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, NGOs, and community leaders.
  • Report directly to the Program Manager, providing regular updates on project progress and challenges.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Minimum of five years of experience: Proven track record with a minimum of five years in a similar role within the NGO sector.
  2. Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as International Development, or Social Sciences.
  3. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic. Ability to effectively convey complex ideas and foster understanding among diverse stakeholders.
  4. Negotiation and Diplomacy: Strong negotiation and diplomatic skills to navigate complex relationships and conflicts effectively.
  5. Team Collaboration: Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external partners.
  6. Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and a fast-paced work environment.

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