Ended SMC Assistant

The Job

Job Title: SMC Assistant

Location: Hajjah & Al Hudaydah

Duration: Initially until 31 December 2019, with possibility of extension depending on fund availability

Date of Issue: 08 October 2019

Closing Date for Applications: 15 October 2019

Background

Jeel Al-Bena is a National Humanitarian Non-Governmental Association. Optimistically, Jeel Al Bena was emerged in wake of Humanitarian crises to help communities affected by conflict in Yemen. It provides emergency relief and assistance to people caught up in extraordinary, life-threatening situations and actively providing assistance whenever needed. Jeel Al Bena has been present in Hajjah & Al Hudaydah. with the aim of building up protection capacities for people in displacement and of working towards durable solutions upon return, Jeel Al Bena strives to have a presence in refugee/IDP producing areas and communities as well as in IDP receiving and hosting areas and communities.

Project implementation

  • Support coordination with all humanitarian partners and stakeholders working in the sites, on a day-to-day basis
  • Monitor service provision at site level using agreed tools, including through observation, conducting assessment, and collecting input from community members. Record and report data in a timely and accurate manner.

Community participation and representation

  • Organize regular meetings with community groups and committees, ensuring participation of women, youth, and marginalized groups, taking minutes of meetings and attendance sheets
  • Support organization of trainings to community committees, humanitarian agencies, and community members, on topics including on protection, fire response, and SMC

Communication with communities and accountability

  • Conduct Communications with Communities (CwC) activities in the sites, including regular outreach to the community and information campaigns, supported by daily workers as needed
  • Support community mobilization efforts or information campaigns of community representatives or other humanitarian agencies as needed

Information Management

  • Conduct regular data collection, including on service availability and standards in the sites
  • Submit timely and accurate reports and data
  • Participate in assessment and data collection exercises as needed
  • Ensure information is shared back with partners and communities

Protection mainstreaming

  • Consider gender, protection, and GBV concerns in all aspects of activities
  • Promote and adhere to GWQ’s Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy
  • Promote participation and representation of women, youth, people with specific needs, and marginalized groups in all SMC and partner activities
  • Support vulnerable persons including through referral to protection partners, and support vulnerable persons at specific events (e.g. distributions, registration)
  • Ensure confidentiality is respected in all activities
  • Support site assessment / committee formation / training to community by GWQ Shelter/Infrastructure and WASH teams, as needed
  • Timely reporting of problems and challenges in the sites to SMC Officer
  • Timely reporting of security and safety incidents or risks to SMC Officer
  • Any additional task as requested by the line manager

Job Requirement (Qualification and Experience):

  • At least 1 years’ experience in a project implementation position in an NGO;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent team-working skills;
  • Flexible, with the ability to cope with stressful situations;
  • Good written communication skills;
  • Good computer literacy, including use of smartphones and MS Office (Word and Excel);
  • Good verbal and written English skills are of benefit;
  • Knowledge of multi-sectoral humanitarian response, including Protection, WASH, Shelter, and emergency distribution is of benefit;
  • Experience in SMC or Protection programming is of benefit
How to Apply
  • Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send an application comprising a detailed CV with a Cover Letter in English to: hr.albna@gmail.com
  • The email subject line should clearly indicate (Last Name, Title of the position) and rename your CV as First & Last name + SMC Assistant.
  • The closing date for applications is on Wednesday, 15 Oct 2019.
  • Due to the urgency of this appointment, interviews would be on a rolling basis and candidates may be identified before the closing date.

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