Deadline to apply: 07 April 2021
NGO Name: Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid (MH)
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contract Duration: 12 months
Working Hours: Full Time
Number of positions: 2
Salary: 350 USD
Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid is a non-governmental not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that works in conflict-torn and disaster-affected areas to save lives, sustain human rights and restore a healthy community. We serve people in need, regardless of their religion, sect, ethnicity and/or political affiliation. We aspire to live in a society where justice prevails, law rules, individual and group rights are preserved, differences are acknowledged and welcomed, people work together to develop and sustain resources for future generations, and manmade disasters are virtually nonexistent.
MH is implementing a livelihood project, funded by UNDP, in the city of Basra. The second output of this project aims at implementing eight vocational training courses in sectors of construction, culture, ecotourism and eco-sustainable tourism; twelve business training workshops; and two job fairs. In order to implement such activities, MH is looking for two guards who will ensure the security and safety of project staff, vocational training participants and children within the vocational training center.
The guards are responsible for protecting the vocational training center and people within it.
Protect project location premises
Stay at their place of duty during the entirety of their shift
Always be alert and ready to quickly identify and solve security-related problems
Other duties as assigned
Qualification & Preferred Skills:
Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Minimum Experience: At least one-year working experience in a humanitarian organization, at a similar position.
Working knowledge of both Arabic, written and spoken
Good communication and problem-solving skills
Ability to work under pressure and in difficult conditions
Ability to deal with people from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
How to apply:
Mercy Hands is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the value of diversity in the workplace. We make no employment or volunteering decisions based on gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
All employees are expected to comply and provide signature to state commitment to our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct regardless of employment agreement or rank. These documents will be included as part of the employment contract.
The role holder will have direct responsibility and supervision of staff working with intensive contact with children and/or young people.
Successful candidates must undertake a formal criminal record check, or where this is not possible, complete a self-declaration on any criminal convictions.
We expect employees to avoid any personal, financial or other interests that might hinder their capability or willingness to perform their job duties. Successful candidates are expected to sign Mercy Hands Conflict of Interest Policy.