CURRENT VACANCIES - Essyan, Kurdistan region of Iraq

The Center Manager and Social Worker positions will need to have unhindered access to all parts of the Governorate and must have the ability to freely travel to any of the project locations. The positions are based in The Lotus Flower Women’s Center in Essyan Camp.

Please send the applications by e-mail to: vian@thelotusflower.org with the position in the subject line by 23rd March 2019. Lotus Flower might contact chosen applicants before mentioned deadline. Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

1. Center Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and monitor weekly plans for the center in coordination with the other staff.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing the center's day-to-day activities in line with internal control procedures to ensure The Lotus Flower’s core values are met and maintained

  • Monitor the implementation of the activities set in the weekly plan and any other activities conducted by the assigned staff in the center

  • Required to submit a weekly report to Regional Program Manager on the status of the center and its activities

  • Required to manage and submit all financial documents, including receipts and reports to regional program manager and finance officer on a monthly basis

  • Responsible for daily financial and logistical procedures for the implementation of different activities in the center

  • Organize weekly and monthly meetings with the staff working in the center and issue the future plans for a better implementation of the job.

  • Attend meetings with the donor and provide all required information about the center’s programs

  • Prepare and provide a digital and hard copy of the updated documents related to the center job and send them to the Regional manager based on weekly and monthly plans.

  • Responsible for coordination with governmental and non-governmental institutions for better implementation of an effective work done in the center.

  • Responsible for evaluating staff performance, writing staff reviews, and updating the Regional Program manager

  • Required to work within the framework of The Lotus Flower’s Code of Conduct, Human Resource policy, and implement the safeguarding policy. The policy documents will be provided on the first day of employment and the new employee will be required to read and sign the documents.

  • Any other reasonable task, conducive to the safe and efficient running of the program, as detailed by the RM.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in management, business administration or other related fields.

  • Very good command of English and Kurdish/Arabic.

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and G-Suite, including gmail, typing and reporting.

  • Honesty and integrity are a must

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to manage confidentiality

  • Possesses strong organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work

  • Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and legal documents.

  • Experience working with NGOs or humanitarian organizations is a plus; understanding of humanitarian principles & values is a must

  • Knowledge or willingness to learn

  • Must be organized, able to multi-task, and able to work as a team and individual

  • Must be able to build relationships with people from all backgrounds

  • Be very flexible regarding time, tasks and responsibilities

  • Be very mature, professional, and organized

2. Social worker

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all requests from the Project Manager for information/interventions.

  • Coordinate with the community, social, and government entities to organize social, cultural and sport activities for IDP and Host community women.

  • Work in collaboration with the center manager to develop activities within the center.

  • Advocate for and help women access resources that would improve their well-being

  • Responsible for case management, including follow up with women who participate to ensure that their situations have improved.

  • Research and refer the case of these women to community resources, such as food stamps, child care, and health care

  • Organize awareness raising activities on how victims of GBV are impacted by the traditional cultural practices.

  • Attend trainings and conferences as required under the project.

  • Provide the project manager with weekly reports on all activities

  • Provide information to the project manager whenever required

  • Required to work within the framework of The Lotus Flower’s Code of Conduct, Human Resource policy, and implement the safeguarding policy. The policy documents will be provided on the first day of employment and the new employee will be required to read and sign the documents.

  • Any other reasonable task, conducive to the safe and efficient running of the program, as detailed by the RM.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in social science or other related fields.

  • Very good command of Kurdish and Arabic, English is a preference.

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and G-Suite, including gmail, and typing and reporting.

  • Honesty and integrity are a must

  • Excellent expression and communication skills, ability to manage confidentiality.

  • Experiences in working in protection field particularly vulnerable women and girls.

  • Possesses strong organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work

  • Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common scientific and legal documents.

  • Experience working with NGOs or humanitarian organizations is a plus; understanding of humanitarian principles & values is a must

  • Knowledge or willingness to learn

  • Must be organized, able to multi-task, and able to work as a team and individual

  • Must be able to build relationships with people from all backgrounds

  • Be very flexible regarding time, tasks and responsibilities

  • Be very mature, professional, and organized