Information Generating Activities Officer

  Norwegian Refugee Council
  Afghanistan Unspecified 252
Date Posted:Feb 2, 2010
Reference:VA-2010-016
Closing Date:Feb 11, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Public Relations
Nationality:International
Salary Range:41356 - 41356 USD undefined
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Norwegian Refugee Council:

 

Job Summary:

• The Income Generation Activities Officer [IGAO] is responsible for organizing and reproduction of the Gender Based Violence respond programme’s income generating activities based on market demand.
• The IGA Officer will be based in Jalalabad.
• The role of the IGA Officer will be to work closely with GBV programme beneficiaries, identifying training opportunities based on labour market information.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Identify the EVI beneficiaries to assess the needs of income generating
assistance and review women's role in income generating fields.

- Responsible for target area and beneficiary assessment, project planning,
implementation and monitoring.

- Make case to case skills analysis to determine the training needs.

- Identify potential income generating activities and provide advice / support for
their implementation.

- Monitor the use of start-up kits by the beneficiaries.

- Secure market data on employment opportunities that may be relevant to the
beneficiaries.

- Identification of trainers/ institutes for tying with trainees.


- Organize, develop and follow up the implementation plans that include labor
market assessments and job readiness skills training for beneficiaries.

- Assess , monitor and report on the vocational trainings to beneficiaries
conducted by implementing partners/ training institute.

- To effectively liaison with government officials, community groups and
international agencies in support of programme activities.

- Represent the GBV Program at networking meetings involving other
organizations engaged in related fields.

- Manage the delivery and monitoring of all training activities and employment
targets by securing and maintaining files and records of beneficiary –trainees.

- Participate in program planning to identify and develop ideas for projects.

Job Requirement:

• University degree in Social Science or Agriculture
• Experience in livelihood and community development projects (must)
• Knowledge in roll out of vocational/income generating activities (must) and community mobilization programs
• Understanding of returnee/IDP advocacy
• Documentation and reporting skills
• Communication skills and leadership
• Previous work experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area, preferably with UN or INGOs.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Working knowledge in Microsoft Office

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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