Nonviolent Peaceforce is hiring an
Job Title: Admin and Liaison Officer
Job Group: Country Support
Location: Erbil Office
Administrative/Technical Line Manager: HR and Admin Manager
Line Management Responsibility: Caretakers
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath through the implementation of unarmed civilian protection programming. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field and is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs in the communities we serve. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection, and inter-communal violence reduction.
As an Administration and Liaison Officer with NP in Iraq, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient day-to-day operations of our Erbil office, including guesthouses. You'll also have the exciting opportunity to serve as our organization's representative and focal point for liaising with governmental offices, forging critical connections that will help us achieve our mission of protecting civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies. With your exceptional organizational and communication skills, you'll thrive in this dynamic and fast-paced role, making a real impact on the Erbil team and members of the communities we serve.
As our Administration and Liaison Officer, you'll have a critical role in ensuring the smooth and seamless arrival and stay of new international staff and visitors at our Erbil office. From coordinating accommodation and transportation arrangements to managing flight bookings and visa activations, your exceptional organizational skills will help our team hit the ground running and achieve our mission. You'll also have the exciting opportunity to serve as our organization's liaison with relevant government authorities, including securing and renewing licenses, work permits, and visas for our international staff and visitors. With your attention to detail and proactive approach, you'll ensure that all necessary permits and documents are processed in a timely manner and ensure our HRIS system is updated for monitoring visas and permits to ensure our team stays up to date on any renewals or extensions required. Whether you're accompanying our international staff to the residency office to process their permits or providing support on other administrative issues, you'll play a vital role in helping our team navigate the complex administrative landscape of Kurdistan.
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a CV (max. 2 pages). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is 27 May 2023.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Candidates may be identified before the closing
Only nationals will be considered for the position.
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving a 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
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