Livelihoods Psychosocial Technician

Job description

Assignment 1: Mobilize and empower members of the beneficiary communities and creation of referral groups

  • Participate in developing assessment process and community self-assessment material/tools together with the FSL Program Manager and FSL Head of Project
  • Mobilize together under the supervision of the FSL HOP the local communities and other stakeholders towards the main goals of the project
  • Support the creation of referral groups in each of the targeted areas, in coordination with the FSL Program Manager and FSL Head of Project
  • Schedule activities and follow up
  • Write a summary report of activities
  • Propose possible improvements

Assignment 2: Beneficiaries identification

  • Conduct households visits, assessing technical needs and opportunities (psychosocial)
  • Identify needs for specific trainings (psychosocial)
  • Select beneficiaries of the project, in coordination with the FSL Program Manager, FSL Head of Project and referral groups

Assignment 3: Organization of the training process

  • Participate in developing training modules and teaching material together with the FSL PM and FSL HOP
  • Delivery of training modules (psychosocial)
  • Training follow-up (psychosocial)
  • Individual accompaniment for Life Plan development

Assignment 4: Livelihoods psychosocial accompaniment

  • Organize and deliver individual, family and group psychosocial sessions
  • Respond to psychosocial needs and organize the appropriate referral

Assignment 5: Psychosocial follow-up and monitoring

  • Life Plan follow-up
  • Identification of psychosocial risks and needs (households level)
  • Collection of the required means of verification
  • Biweekly report to the line manager

Assignment 6: Facilitate the coordination with external partners

  • Gather information in order to get an updated mapping of each camp/area of intervention
  • Participate in meetings with vocational training centers and local authorities

Assignment 7: Respond to ACF FSL needs and priorities

  • According to the needs defined by the FSL Program Manager, respond and facilitate. Be flexible according to ACF priorities, especially regarding the refugees and IDPs needs


Qualifications & Preferred Skills

  • Required Qualification/Degree/Level of Studies: Psychosocial and social science studies or similar, combined with 2/3 years of proven experience in the field with similar responsibilities.
  • Required Professional Experience: Minimum 1 year of professional experience on a similar field position with an international NGO. Experience working with communities (Refugees, IDPs and host community) required. Training experience an asset.
  • Technicals Skills : Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian crises issues. Command of project cycle management. Knowledge in psychosocial support, in PFA (Psychological First Aid) handling groups and individuals, child development, work with teenagers, mother & child care practices. Complementary skills in:community approach and logistical and administrative procedures considered an asset
  • Managerial Skills: Good communicator and good training abilities, Able to stick to deadlines. Good team spirit. Good analytical capacity. Good organizational abilities: capacity to be articulate and advice
  • General skills: Attention to detail, Diligence, Autonomy, Strong commitment for confidentiality, Flexible with working hours, Stress tolerant
  • Language skills Kurdish: Written and spoken fluency mandatory. Arabic: Written and spoken fluency mandatory. English: Good written and spoken abilities mandatory
  • IT skills: Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
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