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Livelihoods Officer-TVET (The Danish Refugee Council)

Job Summary

The Livelihoods Officer (TVET) reports directly to the Livelihoods Team Leader under the supervision of the Livelihoods manager and Livelihood Coordinator and supports the professional and efficient implementation of DRC’s livelihood and community activities in Rakhine.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements


 Take primary responsibility for coordinating the work of the vocational training program in Maungdaw and Sittwe, working closely with the Livelihoods Team Leader, Program Manager, Livelihoods Coordinator and counterparts at NRC, Government, CSO, Consultants. This will include supporting communities to identify training modules, conducting assessments, and coordinating life skills and vocational trainings for trainers, and monitoring and supporting trainers in the field.

 Support the Program Manager in Sittwe and Maungdaw and the Team Leader in Sittwe in establishing and maintaining relationships with community representatives, community groups, government counterparts, and other humanitarian agencies, ensuring transparency and coordination.

 Coordinate monitoring and evaluation for the vocational training program according to GIZ guidelines, including collating data from Government, Vocational department, Other provide training center, and ensure visibility standards are met by both partners.

 Take primary responsibility for liaising with Admin, Finance, and Logistics staff for organizing and planning of the vocational training program; support other programs as needed.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

 University degree (BA/BSc) in Economics, Business, Management or another relevant field.

 At least 2 years’ relevant work experience in the field of vocational training, income generation and community mobilization, preferably working with a humanitarian or development organization.

 Experience leading and motivating teams and coordinating activities independently

 Demonstrated ability to build trusting relationships with communities and experience of participatory needs assessments.

 Good interpersonal and communication skills as well as having a good knowledge of cultural sensitivity.

 Flexible and prepared to travel intensively in the region, including IDP camps and rural villages in Sittwe, Kyauk Taw, Mrauk Oo and Maungdaw

 Prepared to work with both Rakhine and Muslim communities

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