Field Assistant- Orphan Sponsorship Programming 284 views

JOB PURPOSE:

Based in Mosul, Field Assistant will be the main focal point for OSP and the incumbent will report to Protection Coordinator. Field Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of OSP in Mosul as per HA OSP and Child Protection Policy and Vision, ensuring that the right orphans are identified and targeted for the sponsorship and ensure the timely payments (either in cash, bank accounts or through mobile transfers), ensure payment reconciliation on quarterly basis; submit narrative and annual progress reports and case studies on time; and ensure that issues regarding the OSP have been dealt with conforming to the agreed HA policy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Implement OSP activities at field level including assessment of orphans and verification including bio-profiling under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator.

·        Develop and maintain the bio-profiling of all orphans with complete information including documents required for the sponsorship both in hard copies by maintaining physical file; and soft using the electronic system.

·        Develop orphans progress reports by visiting the individual orphan and making interviews of their guardians at least once in a quarter.

·        Update the orphans’ data regularly by registering new orphans, changes in the orphans’ status including cancellation of sponsorship, absenteeism, or decline to receive the support.

·        Prepare distribution plan including the orphans list, payment requests and financial records of orphans including cash advances. Collect and maintain the proof of payments to orphans/ or their guardians in both hard and soft forms as advised by Protection Coordinator & Finance Manager.

·        Develop donors progress report in English for the sponsored orphans on annual basis including but not limited to updating the orphan’s data and photographs,  updates on the achievements of the orphan,  child’s future ambitions, a drawing and a letter from the orphan as well as attaching and translating the orphan’s letter to the donor.

·        Act as focal point of contact to assist field mission from Erbil Office, HQ field mission and donors in the selection and contact of orphans.

·        To assist the CWM in the reporting and visibility of the OSP, contributing to the programme quarterly and annual progress reports and preparing case studies in cooperation with the orphan representatives responsible.

·        To prepare personal weekly and monthly action and progress reports to be Submitted to the Protection Coordinator.

·        Carry out and analyse need assessment of sponsored orphans, issues pertaining to sponsorship activities/payments and suggest changes in the programme implementation plans and strategies

·        Escalating any issue related to the issues pertaining to child rights, abusing the sponsorship and directly reporting these issues to Protection Coordinator.

Person Specification (Education, Experience, Skills. Abilities)

Minimum Requirements:

Experience

§  Minimum two years’ experience in the child protection with INGOs/NGOs

§  Previous experience working in similar sector is an advantage

Qualifications

§  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or related field

§  Good writing and reporting skills

§  Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

§  Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Power point)

§  Fluency in Arabic.  English language is desirable

APPLICATION: 

  •    Please send your CV and Cover letter to [email protected]
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