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Capacity Building

The Al-Mortaqa Foundation offers advanced capacity building programs for governmental and non-governmental institutions at all levels of leadership and administration. The Al-Mortaqa Foundation implements the programs in accordance with international quality standards having determined the specific needs of its clients. The Al-Mortaqa Foundation is characterized by its commitment to measure the impact of its range of programs and to study their outcomes to ensure the continuous improvement, enhanced qualifications and qualitative development of the staff in public institutions.

 

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Terms of Reference

Education & Children Protection Program Coordinator 

 

Duration: 3months. The first month will be a probation period. The contract is renewable pending available funds.

Location: Baghdad with travel to other governorate as required.
About ALMORTAQA

ALMORTAQA for Development is an Iraqi independent non-governmental, non-profit, public benefit civil society organization, founded by a group of activists from the Iraqi civil society, on 31/08/2005, and was officially licensed by NGOs Directorate in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers. It operates officially in accordance with the Iraqi law. ALMORTAQA for Development is the first local civil society organization to get UN's special consultative status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2013.

About the position:
ALMORTAQA seeks to employee an Education & Children Protection Program Coordinator(ECP.PC) based in Baghdad to be responsible on the management of the education and child protection projects of ALMORTAQA to be implemented in Iraq including the current ECP project in Salahdin, (Full Time).ECP.PC will also often responsible for Leading/conducting assessments, tests and education and child protection service drills and exercises with the officials, and with first responders and other stockholder, and coordinating and conducting training activities and programs.
This person will be responsible for program activities focused on education and experienced developing curriculums, programs, and strategic plans with a strong handle onfundraising,staff capacity building skills is preferable.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
• Work closely with all senior managers to fulfil ALMORTAQA mandate and strategic objectives.
• Ensure the proper implementation of the plans, achieving expected results per indicators.
• Reviewing and analyzing ECP management plans and procedures and provide recommendations for revisions.
• Ensuring that all ECPPlans and operating procedures are understood by the staff.
• Work closely with all senior managers to ensure that all internal and donor policies are implemented effectively.
• Conducting risk and threat assessments and providing disaster mitigation, response, and recovery procedures to local officials.
• Supervise the project coordinators/officers in their implementation of all related project activities, including their support and monitoring plans and field visits to all locations. In addition to ensuring preparedness of available equipment and supplies.
• Developing educational and community outreach programs and working with business and community groups Responsible for competent education programs will be implemented by the generality of Iraq ALMORTAQA.
• Foster continuous improvement ECP programs.
• Manage all the reporting requirements including narrative reports, mid-term reports, final reports, M&E reports …etc.
• As required, ensure the proper design and implementation of the components of the projects in collaboration with relevant project staff.
• Participate in key field coordination meetings and visits.
• Build coordination and collaborations with current and potentially partners/donors.
• Quality services and promote positive systemic changes to the project.
• Research, design, and implement ECP programs that meet constituent’s needs andeducation and child protection standards.
• Participates in defining all ECP projects positions (recruitment, training, monitoring, setting objectives, support and assessments for staff)
• Supervise and train volunteers and staff as needed

Minimal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
• Iraqi National. Lives in Baghdad.
• Relevant university degree. Master degree is a plus.
• Minimum5 years of relevant experience, working in project management roles in development, education and child protection, and emergency settings with international/local NGOs, UN agencies.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience managing projects targeting civil society (especially Local NGOs) and local authorities.
• Fluent in English (Read, Write, Speak)
• Very good analytical, reporting and computer applications skills
• Knowledge and understanding of the international humanitarian/development system and the mandates of the actors involved
• Knowledge and understanding of donors and UN agencies rules and regulations.
• Knowledge and skills in proposal writing.
• Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of the Iraqi context
• Commitment to humanitarian principles and action
• Good representation, communication, interpersonal and team spirit skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences
• Culturally sensitivity and tolerance
• Energetic, positive, adaptable and flexible


How to apply
If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to

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indicating the position title in the subject of the email.

The deadline for application is November 3rd 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please note: that given the urgency of vacancy the position may be filled before the due date.

 

 

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Terms of Reference

Emergency Programme Coordinator

 

Duration: 3months. The first month will be a probation period. The contract is renewable pending available funds.

Location: Erbil with travel to other governorate as required.
About ALMORTAQA
ALMORTAQA for Development is an Iraqi independent non-governmental, non-profit, public benefit civil society organization, founded by a group of activists from the Iraqi civil society, on 31/08/2005, and was officially licensed by NGOs Directorate in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers. It operates officially in accordance with the Iraqi law. ALMORTAQA for Development is the first local civil society organization to get UN's special consultative status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2013.

About the position:
ALMORTAQAseeksto employee anEmergency programme coordinator based in Erbil to be responsible on the management of the emergency projects of ALMORTAQA being implemented in Northern Iraq. Emergency management coordinators are also often responsible for Leading/conducting assessments, tests and emergency service drills and exercises with the public, with local officials, and with first responders and coordinating and conducting training activities and programs.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
• Support the Country Programmes Director (CPD) in driving strategy, strategic and annual planning, designing new projects, proposal writing, and donors’ relations.
• Support and deputize the CPD in representation activities with all key stakeholders (members, donors, NGO Community, UN agencies, local authorities, and others) in Northern-Iraq.
• Manage the relevant partnerships agreements and relations with UN agencies, local NGOs, local authorities and donor agencies.
• Participating with ALMORTAQA Key staff in the design of relevant projects, including the regular work plans, project budgets, projects change and risk management plans.
• Lead on the monitoring and evaluation plans and tools design and implementation.
• Ensure the proper implementation of the plans, achieving expected results per indicators.
• Provide the leadership and technical support to the staff (managers, officers, and assistants).
• Become an expert in the civil society and local NGOs, look for innovative ways in empowering them.
• Keep track of all other relevant projects, look for connectedness, and sustainability.
• Lead on and take part in the relevant capacity developments committees, tasks forces, and advisory groups.
• Supervise the field and project staff in their implementation of the related projects activities, including their support and monitoring plans and field visits to all locations.
• Manage all the reporting requirements including narrative reports, mid-term reports, final reports, M&E reports, workshops reports, etc.
• Lead on relevant projects internal and external audit, consultants, etc.
• participates in defining all projects positions (recruitment, training, monitoring, setting objectives, support and assessments for staff)


Minimal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
• Iraqi National. Lives in Erbil.
• Relevant university degree. Master degree is a plus.
• Minimum5 years of relevant experience, working in operation and project management roles in development and emergency settings with international NGOs, UN agencies.
• Fluent in English (Read, Write, Speak)
• Very good analytical, reporting and computer applications skills
• Knowledge and understanding of the international humanitarian/development system and the mandates of the actors involved
• Knowledge and understanding of donors and UN agencies rules and regulations.
• Knowledge and skills in proposal writing.
• Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of the Iraqi context
• Commitment to humanitarian principles and action
• Good representation, communication, interpersonal and team spirit skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences
• Culturally sensitivity and tolerance
• Energetic, positive, adaptable and flexible

How to apply
If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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indicating the position title in the subject of the email.

The deadline for application is November 3rd2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please note: that given the urgency of vacancy the position may be filled before the due date.

 

 Baghdad, July 18, 2016

ALMORTAQA for Development organized, on Monday, a legal educational workshop for displaced people .

The workshop was attended by 40 displaced paterfamiliases .

 

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This activity comes as part of legal clinics project, which is implemented by ALMORTAQA and funded by UNHCR.unhcr1almortaqa1legel1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The workshop focused on the definition of the legal clinics network and the services it provides.

 

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The workshop facilitators also urged displaced people on the need to know their legal rights before and after the return to their homes, including the issue of compensation.