Job Information Senior Programme Assistant - PVE & Rehabilitation NGO Information
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Governorate Erbil
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2024-02-22
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title G6
Minimum Experience 4 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2024-02-22
Deadline Date 2024-03-06
[Erbil,Baghdad,Iraq ]

Context/Reporting line:

IOM Iraq’s PVE program aims at analyzing and addressing underlying drivers, motivations and vulnerabilities to violent extremism that may arise in context of marginalization, exclusion, human rights violations, social isolation, exposure to radical ideologies, and lack of livelihood opportunities. To address these factors, IOM relies on its institutional strengths as building blocks for its efforts to address local conditions that are conducive to violent extremism. Working at the institutional, community and individual levels, IOM Iraq supports a whole-of society approach to understanding and addressing underlying vulnerabilities and building community and individual resiliency.

In this context, IOM’s Peacebuilding and Stabilization Division is supporting the Government of Iraq (GoI) to

roll out its “National Strategy to Combat Violent Extremism,” adopted in 2019 by the National Security Council

and Endorsed by Prime Minister in 2021 as well as the coordination of the Rehabilitation and Transitional Services Taskforce (RTS TF) under the Technical Working Group (TWG) for the Implementation of the Global Framework Global Framework for the Return of Third Country Nationals from northeast Syria in Iraq.


Under the general guidance of the Head, Peacebuilding and Stabilization Division, the overall supervision of the Program Manager (PVE), the administrative supervision of the Head of Sub office (HoSO) and the direct supervision of the National PVE Officer, the incumbent will support with monitoring and evaluation efforts for IOM’s support to the GoI as well as lead on logistics for all PVE programmatic activities.


Core Functions / Responsibilities

  1. Support in the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of PVE program activities. 
  2. Facilitate the integration of monitoring and evaluation frameworks into all program activities within the PVE Program, ensuring continuous improvement and accountability.
  3. Coordinate closely with team members and other stakeholders to ensure cohesive and efficient program execution on program implementation and monitoring and evaluation.
  4. Support in maintaining a dynamic tracker to capture outcomes, recommendations, and action points from team meetings, providing insightful analysis for continuous program enhancement.
  5. Lead the administrative aspects of M&E activities, including the preparation, execution, and post-assessment of assessments and research activities, ensuring data integrity and relevance.
  6. Spearhead the logistical organization of meetings, workshops, and other events related to the Rehabilitation and Transitional Services Task Force, ensuring they are executed efficiently and effectively.
  7. Collaborate with the PVE team to plan and coordinate broader program events, leveraging event management expertise to ensure successful outcomes.
  8. Attend all pertinent meetings, producing high-quality minutes, and ensuring diligent follow-up on action points.
  9. Engage in regular liaison with team members and other stakeholders, ensuring proactive and strategic coordination for the availability of all members.
  10. Provide administrative support for various PVE program activities, ensuring smooth and efficient operation.
  11. Collaborate with the Senior PVE Liaison Officer to identify and address administrative needs, streamlining processes for improved program performance.
  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigne
Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, development studies, social sciences,  business  management,  public  administration, or any related field from an accredited academic university or institute.

Experience and Skills:

  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience in program management or operations
  • Previous experience on monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Previous experience in the fields of PVE, rehabilitation or peacebuilding is desired.
  • Proven experience in event management, preferably with a background in working with CSOs or NGOs.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide program management support within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking and planning.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficient in project management tools and techniques, with a focus on delivering results.



  • Fluency in English, Kurdish, and Arabic is required.


Behavioral Competencies


  • Work prioritization and ability to multitask.
  • Shares knowledge and experience.
  • Positive, constructive attitude.
  • Ability to work and act under pressure with discretion in politically sensitive environment with a minimum of comfort.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.
  • Ready to work independently, under tight deadlines.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment with a positive attitude.
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion, and loyalty.
  • Strives for supportive working environment and positive working relationship.
  • Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment, retaliation, and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA).


How To Apply


While this vacancy is open to both Internals and Externals, priority shall be given to qualified Internal applicants.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via this link:


In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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