Site triangle génération humanitaire
Country: Kurdistan region of Iraq – Location: Erbil, with regular trips to Bardarash, Dohuk, Ninive and Rabia Duration: 7 months, renewable according to available funds, starting as soon as possible Conditions: Salaried contract, gross monthly salary from €1,800 to €2,300 depending on experience, monthly per diem €500, medical coverage of 100% + repatriation insurance + provident fund, accommodation, international and local transportation as part of the mission, break every 3 months. More information on www.trianglegh.org, under « Participate ». Family duty station: no. Presentation of TGH « Actor in a sustainable and shared solidarity » Founded in 1994, TGH is a French international solidarity organization based in Lyon. The association designs and implements emergency, rehabilitation and development programs in the following sectors: water, hygiene and sanitation, civil engineering, food security and rural development, socio-educational and psychosocial. TGH is currently operating in 11 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Context During the year 2014, the humanitarian situation in Iraqi Kurdistan further deteriorated. For many months, Iraq has been plunged into an armed conflict opposing Iraqi and Peshmerga forces to jihadist fighters of the Islamic State. The conflict caused over 11,000 civilians casualties in 2014, and resulted in massive displacements of populations fleeing conflict zones. Currently 2.9 million Iraqis are still displaced within the country among which more than a million are located in the Kurdistan region of Iraq (KR-I). This comes in addition to the 230 000 Syrian refugees settled in KR-I, and regularly continuing to arrive. Military operations to retake the control of Mosul area from Daech began in October 2016 and are still going. The clashes have so far forced more than 137 000 people to flee the area to be hosted in camps. The number of IDPs linked to this military offensive is expected to rise in the coming weeks. Although the KR-I Government has a clear policy of free access to primary and secondary education, schools are however still overcrowded and cannot address the increasing diversity of needs resulting from the enrolment of Syrian refugee and Iraqi IDP children. Refugee and IDP children face particular difficulties adjusting to a new curriculum in KR-I due to language barrier. They often require remedial support to integrate in their new educational environment successfully. In addition, most families’ income does not allow them to bear the cost of sending their children to Arabic schools, all located in Erbil centre and paying for school equipment (uniforms, supplies). This leads parents to encourage their teenager children to contribute to the household’s income through informal activities (selling, begging or any child labour) despite the potential risk of abuses. And all over Iraq, children have been trauma affected as they are repeatedly exposed to conflict stressors such as violence, torture, continuous displacements. Presentation of the mission TGH worked in Kurdistan from 1995 to 1999 in the education and agriculture sectors to support refugees from Turkey. TGH is officially registered in KR-I and Iraq. In 2013, TGH reopened a mission in Kurdistan and conducted 3 projects in Erbil: WASH in schools, winterization distribution, education and psychosocial support. Currently TGH has 3 operational bases in KR-I, one in Erbil, one in Bardarash and an office in Dohuk. In Erbil, TGH is implementing a Cash For Education Project (May 2016 – August 2017) aiming at avoiding drop out and improving the enrolment of Syrian refugee in primary school. A protection project targeting the same beneficiaries is TGH – KR-I – Logistics Coordinator October 2017 implemented as from summer 2016, with the setting up of mobile protection units and community multipurpose centre in Daratoo. In Bardarash, emergency projects in education and protection are implemented in the camp and in the sub district, in order to support the IDP population and to provide support to the families newly displaced from Mosul. In addition to this emergency project, an ECHO funded action is being implemented in the locality to provide protection services and education in emergency to children among IDP, refugee and host communities. In Rabia area, TGH is currently implementing a food security project aiming at supporting local communities affected by the occupation of the area by Daech. Activities focus on supporting local farmers by providing veterinarian care, distributing animals and feedings. In Ninewa, TGH is currently implementing child protection programme in IDP camps of Khazer and Salamiya, funded by ECHO and OCHA Iraq Pooled fund. Job description The overall objective of the Logistics Coordinator is to ensure the implementation of all logistics procedures and to train the local support team in order to support the current and future projects. The Logistics Coordinator is under the responsibility of the Head of Mission. The main responsibilities include: Follow-up on logistics set-up of operational bases including Erbil / Dohuk / Bardarash or new operational bases as necessary – Strengthen logistics support of the mission including procurement plan and purchase follow up, stock management, fleet management, service contract follow up, and set up mechanisms for managing multiple operational bases (purchase order follow-up etc) Strengthening of the logistics department – Provide training to the logistics team on the internal logistics procedures, specific logistics subjects (stock management, supply chain, fleet management etc), as well as logistics tools (purchase follow up, purchases requests, etc.) – Build the capacities and provide specific training to the Logistics Assistant and Supply Chain Officer – Recruit, if required, staff for the Logistics Department and provide training – Ensure the good management and documentation of all the supply chain activities in all operational bases – Ensure the respect of internal and donors’ purchase procedures – Ensure the quality and timeliness of the purchases – Ensure the good management of all the equipment, assets and premises – Ensure the good management of movement plan, the team of drivers and the fleet of vehicles – Elaborate a stock strategy in line with the Program needs – Accompany and train TGH partners (national NGOs) regarding logistics procedures and purchase process Other – Assist HoM in the implementation and enforcing of internal security guidelines – Assist HoM to obtain access letters and authorizations required by the authorities – Assist HoM for security assessments – Attend internal coordination meetings – Attend external inter-NGO logistics coordination meetings – As and when needed, contribute to writing financial reports and compiling data for financial reports – As and when needed, contribute to monthly reporting to Head Quarters – Regularly report to Head of Mission This list of responsibilities could be modified according to the needs in the field. TGH – KR-I – Logistics Coordinator October 2017 Security, working and living conditions Despite the war context outside of KR-I, the region is generally safe. Erbil city is safe, and there are few restrictions of movement within the city. There are restaurants, sport centres, parks, supermarkets. Trips to the countryside are possible at weekends with prior validation by HoM. Security rules may be revised according to the evolution of the context. Working and living conditions in Erbil are good. Communication means are satisfying (efficient internet, international phones). The office is separated from the guesthouse. The guesthouse is spacious and individual rooms are available for each expatriate. Due to the increase of TGH operation in KRI, the team (including expatriates) has grown, the mission is currently adapting the accommodation to this new situation. Bardarash is a small city located at 1h15 minutes from Erbil, around 30km from the front line and 30km from Mosul. The security context remains correct. Working and living conditions in Bardarash are good as well. Profile – At least 1 year experience as Logistician in humanitarian context is required – Fluent in French and in English; Arabic is an asset – Good skills in transfer of knowledge/training – Computer skills (including Excel and Word) – Writing skills in French and in English – Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills – Autonomy, rigor and skills for synthesis – Good organizational skills – Adaptation capacities to dynamic context Application Applicants are invited to send a resume + a cover letter by mail to the following e-mail address: [email protected], to the attention of Alexandra Bourdekas, Human Resources Manager.
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