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Youth Team Leader - Production Workshops - Camps

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Youth Team Leader - Production Workshops - Camps 

NRC in Jordan 

Established in 2012 NRC Jordan’s long-term outlook addresses the problems affecting life as a refugee. We work to build the resilience of Syrians, and to relieve the impact on the Jordanian communities that host them.  Syrian refugees in Jordan are struggling. As they contend with difficult living conditions across the country, the obstacles are complex. They struggle to remain registered as refugees, to provide for their families, and to access essential services – including education for their children. The Jordanian communities that host them, meanwhile, feel the impact of hosting high numbers of refugees – with each year that passes, local infrastructure becomes more strained.

Role Specific Information

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

The NRC youth programme provides trainings for young refugees from the age group 18-32 in Zaatari and Azraq camps, where young people gain technical skills (such as tailoring, welding, carpentry and other vocational skills). In 2017, the youth programme started a tailoring workshop to support producing garment items that are used or distributed to refugees in camps and host communities (i.e school uniform, baby clothing, school bags, jackets, T-shirts and other items). The workshop current capacity is 50 labors, and has a variety of fabrication and sewing machines.

In addition to tailoring workshop, the programme started a general fabrication workshop that includes carpentry, steel fabrication and painting sections. Which currently works on school desk and furniture fabrication and rehabilitation.

In order to fully achieve the workshop objective, NRC youth programme is seeking for an experienced person to manage the below tasks.

Generic responsibilities:

  • Management of project staff.
  • Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of Core Competency projects (activities, budget and project documentation).
  • Day to day follow of progress in project implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies, Core Competency tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer of key skills.
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of internally displaced/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all workshops internal and external communications
  • Conduct meetings with requesters and generate reports that cover the specs, quantity and all other production related matters
  • Responsible for workshop management and following up with requesters on all financial related issues
  • Oversee and support tailoring and general maintenance raw materials, sampling, production and delivery
  • Actively identify internal and external opportunities to expand and increase workshops productivity
  • Support the production planning officer in all areas related to pre-production, productions and workflow
  • Ensure that all inventory records are up to date and provide periodical reports on stock level as agreed with the PM.
  • Review and approve all pre-production samples including design, raw material and production plan
  • Ensure that all products are produced and delivered in best quality and the minimum waste
  • Ensure all workshop IBVs are treated fairly and equally.

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a university graduate with a minimum of two years previous experience in relevant field.  Experience working in complex and volatile contexts. Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context. Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile. to have relevant work experience in managing workshops and labor and to demonstrate knowlegde on tailoring and general maintenance. Fluency in English, both written and verbal. 

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people in the world's biggest displacement crisis.

Additional Information:

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Contract period:   till 30th of September 2019. 

Salary/benefits:  1347 JOD "subject to social security and Income tax" 

Duty station:       Za'atari and Azraq Camp. 

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities.

NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

B: Please enter your specific city of residency in Jordan in your application.