Health and Nutrition Facilitator

  • Location:

    Nineveh, Iraq

  • Sector:

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Health and NutritionFacilitator for an international organization in Nineveh, candidates must have at least 3 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in project/ programme management, monitoring and reporting. Fluency in Arabic and English is a must.

Scope of Work

Facilitators are expected to carry out a range of duties, as outlined below, to support organization’s work in monitoring projects and programmes in areas that are not accessible to organization staff. Facilitators are identified among Iraqi citizens with specific experience and a thorough knowledge of all districts of Nineveh governorate and IDP/Refugee camps in Dohuk governorate, based on their work experience.

Key Responsibilities


  • Undertakes regular situation monitoring for Health & Nutrition programme based on specific requests, to assess the overall situation and any unmet needs in particular of women and children in these areas.

  • Undertakes regular field visits to monitor projects/programmes. Field monitoring will focus on:


  1. Assessing project/programme implementation according to the Health & Nutrition RWP/GDP; PCA (Programme Cooperation Agreement) or SSFA (Small-Scale Funding Agreement), or corporate and service contracts;

  2. Verification of supplies delivered and works undertaken, including reported progress any delays and bottlenecks;

  3. Post-distribution monitoring of supplies to assess the beneficiaries’ views in terms of quality, timeliness and relevance of supplies delivered.

  4. Monitoring the overall performance of the Health & Nutrition project/programme implementation

  5. Reporting any actual or potential deviation from governorate implementation plans through a report following the required format, and at a frequency guided by the duration of the project.


  • Verifies and validates data in progress reports prepared by implementing partners

  • Performs due diligence for new partners as guided by supervisor, including filling out all required organization Iraq due diligence forms

  • Communicates, coordinates and manages relationships, if required with implementing partners, in consultation with the respective organization Chief of Field Office or his/her delegate.

  • Assists with winterisation and other emergency activities as requested by supervisor, and in close collaboration with Emergency Officer(s)

  • Any other programme specific related task assigned by supervisor

  • Immediately following any field visit, the facilitator produces a field trip report according to a standard format and submits the report to his/her supervisor, and if requested, the facilitator also provides immediate update to his/her supervisor by phone/email


Required Qualifications


  • University Degree in suitable medical sciences field

  • At least three to five years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in project/programme management, monitoring and reporting.

  • Experience in collecting and compiling quantitative and qualitative data is an asset.

  • Experience working in a humanitarian context is an asset.

  • Experience working with UN or NGO programmes/projects is an asset.

  • Fluency both verbal and written in English, Arabic is essential.


Required Competencies


  • Excellent negotiations skills with and administrative influence on the authorities/counterpart departments and partners.

  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyse diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources to make analytical statements to inform decision-making.

  • Good report writing skills.

  • Capacity to work in an emergency context under stressful conditions and strict deadlines.

  • Good communication and networking skills, including the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams as well as establishing and maintaining close working relationships with a variety of implementing partners and counterparts at different levels.

  • Good computer skills, including experience with various software applications.


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting proces