The SMEs Program officer’s main role is to support and manage the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of high-quality SMEs project.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1 Registration of entrepreneurs for training program
2 Formation of RGs “Referral groups at project locations, and orientation of bearers on project modality and roles & responsibility for each.
3 Collect beneficiary assessment data for each project location and share it with Data management team; compile them by each region and submit the same to the Project Manager for review and further submission to the donor Focal points for final beneficiaries list Approval.
4 Arrangement of Training site, and delivery of training to selected beneficiaries in coordination with RGs members. (COVID-SOPs should be followed to avoid the mass gathering of beneficiaries or other stakeholders).
5 Provide the Project Manager with necessary information in order to prepare monthly/quarterly narrative reports for donors as well as for the HA country office.
6 Ensure the effective monitoring, evaluation and documentation of the submitted project plan by entrepreneurs.
7 Submit the delivery plan for all entrepreneurs grants in organized and timely manner in coordination with supply chain officer/assistant.
8 Coordination with local authorities, limited to activity locations.
9 Review Training manual and translate into Arabic/ or other required language.
10 Ensure compliance in the processes, from planning, implementation, reporting and monitoring, through the submission of following reports;
10.1 Assist and direct the Data Entry Assistants in filling necessary documents such as:
o beneficiary assessment lists, and final list
o project locations profile
o BBCM & FGD reports with RGs members.
o schemes allocation & completion reports
o Training report
o Attendance sheet
o Beneficiaries acknowledgment receiving sheets.
o Project case stories
o Submission of quality visual reports on program activities
11 Coordinate the preparation and monitor the implementation of project work-plan, and financial reporting and forecast in consultation with the Project Manager.
13 Coordination with procurement team, submission of procurement request, service delivery follow-up.
The job description is not intended to be exhaustive and it is likely that duties may be altered from time to time in the light of changing circumstances and after consultation with the post holder.
PERSON SPECIFICATION (Education, Experience, Skills. Abilities)
1 Education: minimum bachelor’s degree social sciences, English literature/ IT diploma.
2 Minimum 2 year of total experience and having minimum 1 years of sector experience, specific experience in SBGs/ job placement or vocational training projects will be an asset.
3 Knowledge of the Iraqi Labor law and policies.
4 Very good computer skills in Microsoft office and any other system will be a plus
5 Minimum verbal & oral communication skills in English.
6 Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform; willing to travel to the project locations in Ninewa & Kirkuk.
7 Well-developed organizational and planning skills.
8 Punctuality and respect for rules and procedures.
9 Must be able to maintain highest level of confidentiality regarding work-related information and data.
10 Excellent coordination and analytical skills.
The position will be based in Mosul/ or Kirkuk.
- How to apply Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV, a brief cover letter to address the requirements above and contact information for two professional references to: [email protected] Please reference “SME Program Officer” in the subject line of your email application. Please apply with just one email. Only applications in English will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will contacted.