Ended SMC Assistant

The Job

SMC Assistant

Location:  Al Mukha, Taiz
Number of Vacancy:  1
Duration:   11 months

Background:

Generations  Without  Qat  was  founded  in  2007  by  a  group  of  development professionals  as  voluntarily  work and  officially  become  a  licensed  NGO  in  2010.  The  organization  works  on  two  main interventions:  awareness and  development.  But  since  2014,  the  organization  is  providing  rapid  response  activities  and  relief  support  to the  conflict-affected  communities.  Since  our  inception  in  2010,  GWQ  has  been  dedicated  its  efforts  to  support communities  in the country,  especially  the most vulnerable  ones, in  providing livelihoods, boosting  health and education.  The  organization’s  target  beneficiaries  are:  youth,  women  and  children,  conflict-affected communities, and vulnerable  populations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

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
  • Implement Complaints and Response Mechanisms (CRM) activities in each of the sites: receive complaints, make referrals and ensure feedback is received, and ensure good data management

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 marginalised 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):

  1. At least 1 years’ experience in a project implementation position in an NGO;
  2. Excellent verbal communication skills;
  3. Excellent team-working skills;
  4. Flexible, with the ability to cope with stressful situations;
  5. Good written communication skills;
  6. Good computer literacy, including use of smartphones and MS Office (Word and Excel);
  7. Good verbal and written English skills are of benefit;
  8. Knowledge of multi-sectoral humanitarian response, including Protection, WASH, Shelter, and emergency distribution is of benefit;
  9. Experience in SMC or Protection programming is of benefit
How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to (Jobs6.gwq@gmail.com) with the title of the position you are applying for in the title of email

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for the application 25 April, 2019.

  • Employer: GWQ
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Taiz
  • Posted on: 14 April 2019
  • Deadline: 25 April 2019

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