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Project Assistant – MHPSS

International Organization for Migration (IOM)- Erbil


Context/Reporting line:

Under the overall Supervision of the Programme Coordinator (MHPSS), the administrative supervision of the Head of Sub Office (HoSO) and the direct supervision of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Team Leader in close Coordination with the National Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Officer, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following duties:


Core Functions / Responsibilities

  1. Participate in the continuous needs assessment component of the project: collect data, facilitate group discussions in the communities targeted under the project and deliver written reports with that input.
  2. Prepare and implement the activity plan in close collaboration with the team psychologist and the Team leader.
  3. Offer individual support and basic counselling to beneficiaries if required under supervision of the team psychologist and MHPSS officers.
  4. Conduct community outreach activities and collaboration with civil society organizations ensuring inclusiveness of vulnerable and marginalized populations in project activities.
  5. Organize and lead support groups, focus group discussions and awareness raising sessions and contribute to development of messages related to MHPSS awareness raising and sensitization.
  6. Assist the area coordinator and MHPSS programme officers in the overall implementation of the project, including administrative and technical actions, coordination, and project development functions.
  7. Support the psychologist with the implementation of community-based activities related to mental health and psychosocial support.
  8. Participate in the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the programme and the integration of work with activities the social cohesion and other PSD programme activities on governorate level.
  9. Participate in the capacity building activities arranged by PSD for local stakeholders on MHPSS topics, especially stress management and MHPSS needs of the local population.
  10. Any other duty as may be assigned by the area coordinator or programme officers.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills
How To Apply

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


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