Economic Recovery Assistant - Tenders Global

Economic Recovery Assistant

Danish Refugee Council

Overall purpose of the role:

responsible for implementing economic recovery (ER) projects in the field on daily base activities, liaising with relevant stakeholders, beneficiarys registration and selection, and monitoring beneficiaries.

  • Awareness raising and community mobilization.
  • Monitoring and supporting project implementation at field level.


  • Plan, coordinate and deliver activities including beneficiary identification, registration and selection, business training and SME development, business grants, life-skills training, literacy and numeracy training, vocational training, micro-credit loans, savings groups, group enterprise development and facilitation, alongside the Economic Recovery Officers.
  • Communicate and mobilize the target communities according to the DRC SOPs, project objectives and processes, ensuring high community awareness of DRCs work in the area of operation.
  • Follow workplans and guidelines.
  • Conduct data collection using Mobile Data Collection Tools.
  • Participate in field assessments and surveys such as market assessments, price monitoring, labor market analysis and social cohesion mapping.
  • Support Economic Recovery Officers in the community mobilization, documentation filing and data entry, ensuring beneficiary information Is accurately captured and securely filed.
  • Conduct activities in a community- and rights-based, participatory manner, maintaining an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD), and conflict-sensitive approach to community engagement.
  • Ensure that all activities are clearly implemented as per DRCs procedures, requirements, and / or regulations.
  • Conduct daily project and beneficiary site visits and write reports accordingly.
  • Collaborate with MEAL, Information Management, Finance, Supply Chain and other DRC departments as required.
  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution
  • Any other assignment by the line manager, including preparation of logistic, procurement and finance requirements.
  • Conduct duties in accordance with DRC Iraq Programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Ensure the respect of DRC Code of Conduct and DRCs zero tolerance policy of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), humanitarian principles and contribute to the integration of Protection and Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) mainstreaming into DRC programming.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned by the Line Manager.

Experience and technical competencies:

  • At least 1 year of relevant professional experience implementing Economic Recovery or Livelihoods
  • Experience working in job placement activities is highly desirable.
  • Professional experience working with INGOs or NNGOs and/or in business development or administration.
  • Demonstrated excellent attention to detail, organized and thorough approach.
  • Ability to work in the field, contextual awareness of Sinjar district.
  • High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently and open to scrutiny.
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to use relevant software and technology, including Microsoft Word and Excel, and ODK data collection tablets.
  • Experience of data collection and data entry.
  • Willingness and capacity to work in the field and travel frequently to project sites when needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse team, support others, coordinate and divide tasks to achieve a shared goal.


  • Relevant diploma or higher educational qualification.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English (Desired)
  • Arabic (Fluent)
  • Kurdish (Fluent)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Economic Recovery tea,
  • Area Support Service Managers
  • Programme Managers and Coordinators
  • Area Managers

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRCs five core competencies:

Striving for excellence:You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

Collaborating:You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

Taking the lead:You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

Communicating:You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

Demonstrating integrity:You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment


  • Contract Length: 9 months (renewable upon funding availability)
  • Salary Band: I Level (Non-Management)
  • Comprehensive health insurance for staff, spouse, and up to two children under 18.
  • Personal Accident insurance coverage in the event of work-related accidents during working hours.
  • Psychosocial support for staff and family members.
  • Learning & Development opportunities for professional growth.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Councils Terms of Employment for National Staff.

Diversity & Inclusion:DRC Iraq is committed to promoting an inclusive work environment according to our Age, Gender, and Diversity approach (AGD). We aim to have a more diversified leadership structure creating opportunities for qualified women to take on managerial roles. We also continuously work to make our workplace more accessible for persons with specific needs. We offer benefits related to psychosocial support, health insurance, maternity and paternity leave, child sick leave, and lactation breaks. As part of our commitment to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applications from female candidates, persons living with disabilities, as well as representatives of minorities.

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