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Program Support Officer
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Transform the lives of the most marginalized and vulnerable communities and be at the forefront of social change.
About YOU: You have a personal commitment and interest in human rights work, relevant professional background, an ability to communicate effectively including very strong writing skills, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic, an ability to collaborate and form a supportive working environment with a diverse team, and are adaptable and flexible with regards to a changing work environment.
About Heartland Alliance International: Heartland Alliance International’s (HAI) mission is to secure the rights and well-being of marginalized people and communities. HAI envisions a world in which those whose rights have been violated are safe and empowered to actively engage in their communities and be at the forefront of social change. In Iraq, HAI provides holistic services focusing on psychosocial support, legal aid, violence prevention, livelihoods strengthening, and social cohesion to diverse vulnerable populations.
Summary: The Program Support Officer will support the effective implementation of Heartland Alliance International’s (HAI) programs in Iraq, by overseeing aspects of program implementation with project staff with a particular focus on project reporting; liaising and working closely with the project managers, M&E team,; program development; and working with deputy country director to ensure sustainability of programs in country.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This is not an exhaustive list of duties. The need for flexibility is required as staff are expected to carry out any other related duties that are within their skills and capabilities whenever reasonably instructed.
General Management, Financial Management, and Administration:
Grant and Sub award Management
Program Management, Development, and Monitoring and Evaluation:
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter (1 page maximum) explaining your interest and how your experience meets the qualifications required, plus a CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, ex-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, height, weight, or HIV infection, in accord with the Organization's AIDS Policy Statement of September, 1987. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact the Employee Services Office at (312) 660-1431.
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