The Youth Project Technical Assistant is responsible for project daily implementation, volunteers’ management, liaising with stakeholders, and develop weekly work-plans.

1. Role and Responsibilities

Generic responsibilities 

    • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
    • Strict adherence to the NRC Code of Conduct.
    • Monitors the progress of activities of assigned daily labor and or contractors and ensures they are implemented conform planning and quality standards.
    • Identifies gaps, problems in the implementation area of own activities.
    • Prepares and files accurate records of project activities and ensures all information is accurate and available in time
    • Ensure proper filing of documents
    • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders

      Specific responsibilities

        • Monitor and support the whole process of daily project implementation including training schedule, lesson plans progress, trainers’ progress, curriculum implementation, and students’ skills acquired.
        • Conduct outreach activities with the targeted populations (IDPs, host communities, migrants and refugees) and serve as a link between NRC programs and the local community.
        • Submits weekly work plans and written field reports to the Youth Project Officer.
        • Supervise youth incentive staff and provide support to them in line with program objective.
        • Ensure direct communication and feedback with beneficiaries and local community.
        • Liaise with Community Center Team Leader and line manager on logistics and admin arrangement required for implementation of activities.
        • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager

          Critical Interfaces

            • Youth Project Officer, and Project Team Leader
            • Other education staff supporting integrated approach
            • Logistics staff supporting programmes
            • Other core competencies staff operating at field level and project site.

              Scale and scope of position

              Staff:

              Direct: numerous Incentive workers/trainers

              Stakeholders:

              Implementation teams in other agencies, beneficiaries and community

              Budgets:

              No direct budget authority.  Identify procurement requirements with teachers.

              Information:

              Responsible for weekly and monthly reports and indicator tracking; assistance

              with donor reports, annual reports and log frame updates required

              Legal or

              compliance:

              Responsible for reporting any Code of Conduct violation or Child Protection

              concerns to PM immediately

              2. Competencies

              1. Professional competencies:

                These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

                Generic professional competencies

                  • Proven capacity and experience to work with youth/child or in a humanitarian context.
                  • Energetic and motivated individuals with a passion for education/ youth and a desire to work different targeted populations.
                  • Prior experience with local or international NGOs in support of refugee populations is an asset.
                  • Able to maintain smooth, clear and professional communication with the beneficiaries
                  • Professional communication skill in dealing with external partners and internal departments at NRC.

                    Context, Specific skills, Knowledge and experience:

                      • Understanding of the circumstances, needs and challenges Libyan and migrant youth face with a focus on Benghazi and Ajdabiya.
                      • Minimum 1 year of experience working with youth, adolescents, and volunteering initiatives.
                      • Understanding of training methodology and creation of training and lesson plans.
                      • Experience working with youth education whether on soft or technical training. Community mobilization and outreach is preferred.
                      • Experience and understanding of the labor market and TVET sector in Libya is preferred.

                        We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 1 year of experience working with youth, and implementing training programmes. Previous experience managing incentive-based volunteers and trainers is a plus.

                        1. Behavioral competencies:

                          These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

                            • Handling insecure environments
                            • Planning and delivering results
                            • Empowering and building trust
                            • Communicating with impact and respect (especially when dealing with affected communities)
                            • Ability to work with high-level government officials

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