Programme Officer – Apprenticeship & Psychosocial Support

Programme Officer – Apprenticeship & Psychosocial Support

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 6706

Job Title: Programme Officer – Apprenticeship & Psychosocial Support

Application deadline: 9 April 2022, 11:00 pm

Duty Station: Duty Station: Al-Hasakeh, NES Syria

Job Requirements:

Skills Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing to abide by the Organization’s code of conduct and understand the principles of the Organization’s statement of faith, as well as be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  1. Proactive and able to manage workload with guidance from his/her supervisor
  2. Positive, enthusiastic, and willing to learn
  3. Possess a ‘can-do’ attitude
  4. Methodical with good attention to detail Process-oriented
  5. Excellent time manager who can balance multiple priorities
  6. Motivated to learn and perform and not afraid to ask questions
  7. Good communicator and comfortable working in a team environment
  8. High professional and ethical standards
  9. Must be a humble team player.
  10. Ability to be flexible and adaptable, taking on additional responsibilities as needed.
  11. High level of integrity and stewardship.
  12. Committed to the SP values and ethics.
  13. Willingness to travel in and out of the field.
  14. Knowledge of computer systems and their applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  15. Possesses a strong understanding of the local area

Education / Experience Needed

  • University degree (Bachelor) in Social Studies, Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, or similar
  • In-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the local socio-political and economic context
  • 2-3 years of working experience with an NGO, international organization


Arabic, English and Kurdish are required.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


(Managers should adjust this part according to the job responsibilities)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk and run; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

o The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be exposed to loud noises around the maintenance and construction workshops.

o May travel in country with exposure to communicable diseases, hot and humid weather conditions.

o Work in a security context that is fluid

This non-contractual document can be varied from time to time as circumstances dictate. This job description is intended to summarize the main duties and responsibilities of the post; this is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All SP staff is expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Livelihoods Program Officer will implement Apprenticeship as well as Psychosocial Support/Healing Wounds of Trauma sessions for our organization’s program beneficiaries and their households. S/he will be responsible to identify the most vulnerable people and make services available to them following the standards and guidelines of our organization.

Job Duties:

Project Implementation

  • Participate in project activities planning, field assessments, and beneficiary identification and registration processes.
  • Ensure local authorities, community leaders, and other stakeholders are informed about urban livelihoods activities
  • Mobilize beneficiaries for apprenticeship training opportunities and facilitate career guidance sessions prior to submission of applications
  • Participate in Pre-screening and selection of applications for apprenticeships and update beneficiary’s database
  • Facilitate Induction/orientation sessions for selected beneficiaries and assignment of apprentices to the business owners
  • Facilitate Apprenticeship Providers/Business owners to develop training outlines/training plans for the selected Apprentice/vocational trainees
  • Conduct Life /soft skills training and ensure biblical values, principles are integrated into pieces of training for Apprentices
  • Conduct weekly and monthly monitoring of apprenticeship training sessions
  • Prepare documents needed for monthly stipends for Apprentices and Business Owners’ training fees
  • Contribute to project procurement processes including graduate kits that are provided timely to successful Apprentices

Psychosocial support/Healing Wounds of Trauma

  • Serve staff and beneficiaries with creativity, kindness, and generosity.
  • Call, organize and complete home visits and follow up with beneficiaries
  • Organize and teach trauma-healing classes, and support psychosocial groups as needed.
  • Help plan, organize, and carry out community events that bring hope and joy to beneficiary families.
  • Identify major stressors affecting people and households supported by the organization program in NE Syria
  • Identify psychosocial needs in individuals/Households served by the program and recruit those who will benefit from the participation in a healing group using the Healing Wounds of Trauma curriculum.
  • Assist in the planning and facilitation of the Healing Wounds of Trauma course to individuals/ households identified to be in need of psychosocial support in collaboration with organization-certified facilitators of the Healing Wounds of Trauma course.

Monitoring, Reporting, and Assessment

  • Support the FSL Coordinator in ensuring effective and timely reporting of all activities (monthly and weekly reports, budget follow-up).
  • In collaboration with the FSL Coordinator and M&E officer, participate in assessments and surveys as planned/needed in order to evaluate the needs, and design activity plans according to the areas of intervention.
  • With the support of the M&E officer and FSL coordinator, contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the impact of the activities, and adapt the response accordingly.
  • Participate in Tracer /post-training follow up studies for Apprentice graduates 6 months after completion of the course
  • Report to the FSL Coordinator on daily basis and participate in general reporting (internal and external).

Representation and Communication

  • In collaboration with the FSL coordinator, work closely with community leaders, and partners, particularly organizations that are working in the livelihood thematic, for close coordination with stakeholders in this field.
  • Report any problems encountered in the field, such as project participant/stakeholder complaints, to the FSL Coordinator.
  • Follow-up on administrative and logistics matters related directly to activities: timesheets, payment schedules, required paperwork, liaison with other departments, etc.
  • Upon request by the FSL Coordinator, translate official documents and project communication materials
  • Be flexible and motivated to perform tasks other than the above, in line with requests from the FSL Coordinator.

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