FSL Project Officer – Livelihoods

FSL Project Officer – Livelihoods

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5759

Job Title: FSL Project Officer – Livelihoods

Application deadline: 07.10.2021

Duty Station: Amuda

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economy, business administration, or civil engineering.
  • At least 1-year work experience with an INGO in an emergency and/or development setting.
  • Intermediate English (written and spoken). Fluency in English is an advantage.
  • Intermediate knowledge in using Microsoft office, especially word and Excel.
  • At leas 1 year previous experience in similar position with NGOs.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a high-pace environment.
  • Ability to travel locally in Hasake and Der ezzor governorates (not GoS areas).
  • Ability to manage complaints.
  • Willingness to follow instructions, especially those related to security
  • Excellent social and communication skills.
  • High commitment to cultural sensitivity, honesty, integrity, Trust-worthiness and accountability.
  • Organized, methodical, and thorough work ethic.
  • Punctuality.
  • Dedication and proven interest in displacement issues, field work and humanitarian programming.
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Intermediate level of using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Job Description:


Under the supervision of the FSL Senior Officer – Cash and Livelihoods, the FSL Project Officer – Livelihoods responsibilities include:

  1. a) General responsibilities:
  2. Implementation of all livelihoods field tasks (Needs assessments, beneficiaries’ selections, registrations, program verification, activities monitoring, business training provision).
  3. To work with the local authorities to understand the market and the situation within which the targeting and implementation of the cash aspects of projects will be conducted.
  4. Conduct technical assessments for potential targeting areas for defining new intervention areas.
  5. To support the FSL Senior Project Officer – Livelihoods to make weekly work plans and field visits.
  6. Monitor the progress of Livelihoods program and update the implementation plan on a weekly basis.
  7. To act as a clear communication channel between program, contractors, sub-contractors and beneficiaries.
  8. Co-management (with other technical staff) of Programs team and any other participating staff while in the field as discussed with Deputy FSL Project Manager and FSL – Cash Senior officer.
  9. To draft and follow up of program correspondence and reports in coordination with FSL – Cash and livelihoods senior officer.
  10. To prepare, check the quality and accuracy of all documents submitted by the field staff (beneficiary lists, reports, analysis, forms etc.).
  11. To ensure the quality and efficiency of all field work done relevant to livelihoods.
  12. Revise all field documents signed and filled by the team and ensure their correspondence to ACTED compliance.
  13. To submit any relevant paperwork (e.g. Completion documentation, photos) to Senior Project Officer at the end of each day with work summary, or as described by line manager.
  14. To submit all the supporting documents for payments to the line manager after checking and revising them and ensuring compliance.
  15. Support the FSL – Livelihoods senior officer in their work with AMEU.
  16. To work additional hours and some weekends as dictated by the demands of the line project.
  17. Manage the team in the field and prepare capacity building plans for assistants.
  18. Advise a visiting location to the FSL project manager and FSL Senior Project Officer – Cash and Livelihoods during the implementation of project.
  19. Support other FSL sub-sector teams in field quantitative tasks (non-technical) once needed in tense phase of FSL program.
  20. Participate in FSL assessments defined be the project manager/coordinator aligned with cluster coordination.
  21. Protection Mainstreaming through the programming and distribution, ensuring that beneficiaries with specific needs are prioritized and additional assistance is provided when required.
  22. b) Reporting
  23. To document photos of program implementation and ensure that donor visibility is respected.
  24. Assist in the identification and location of beneficiaries when requested.
  25. Weekly Report on the implementation of activities as per specific program and donor requirements.
  26. Prepare a weekly and monthly plan and share with FSL – cash and livelihoods senior officer.
  27. Provide a monthly report about the general achievement and challenge in the areas of intervention in addition to HAO monthly report.
  28. Share with the line manager weekly meetings with livelihoods assistants.
  29. Bi-weekly report including the monitor of changing in the market during the implementation of the project.
  30. Provide a monthly report about the general markets situation in the areas of intervention the changes and challenges.

  1. c) Technical Tasks
  2. Develop and implement livelihoods activities and raise anything to adjust according to the context.
  3. Oversee livelihoods, and other market-based modalities to achieve project objectives.
  4. Develop a tool for market monitoring respecting the context and reality of each intervention.
  5. Complete deliverable to specification and within timeline.
  6. Provide required information to relevant parties as dictated by contract and procedures.
  7. Identify, document and share best practices and lessons learned with the FSL – Cash senior officer.
  8. Put a plan B for different areas in the assessment and prioritize the most needed areas in the assessment report.
  9. Put a clear strategy of the change that will be made by the intervention in the areas.
  10. d) Administration and Other Tasks
  11. Maintain an efficient, organized system of paperwork and reporting for field work.
  12. Collect the supporting documents for cash payments and share with senior project officer.
  13. Ensure timely departure and return from the field: this includes leaving to the field with all necessary documents and materials to complete a successful workday.
  14. Monitor the quality of work done by staff under your supervision and their adherence to ACTED internal policies
  15. To perform other duties as requested by the project and country management team.

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