Libya: SAR-National Operations Assistant

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Libya
Closing date: 11 Oct 2016


CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


The SAR-National Operations Assistant will be responsible in providing assistance related to SAR activities and ensure that implementing partners are on track with their action plan.


Role objective:

Support the SAR Project Manager in planning and managing the SAR Project portfolio in close coordination with relevant Project partners, such as governmental authorities, national and international agencies and diplomatic missions, working groups and partner NGOs.

Expected output:

§ Assist in liaison work with the government officials with the aimed at fostering closer working relationship in the implementation of the SAR activities and increase the assistance.

§ Assist in the effective implementation of the overall SAR activities and ensure that implementing partners deliver the planned assistance to the beneficiaries within the timeframe.

§ Identify risks and challenges to the ongoing operations of the projects and provide advice to the Project Manager on mitigation strategies.

§ Provide update to the Project Manager on progress and, where relevant, additional needs in relation to the project implementation and follow up activities.

§ Conduct regular field visits and provide recommendations for effective and efficient implementation of the activities.

§ Assist the Project Manager in developing project documents, forms and tracking tools.

§ Explore areas of cooperation with relevant government entities and support in identifying the framework of institutional collaboration.

§ Coordinate with partners in the development and implementation of the capacity building activities for staff, beneficiaries, and government institutions staff related to SAR activities.

§ Coordinate with counterparts from government officials, NGOs, and community representatives the preparation and implementation of the basic infrastructure/rehabilitation activities.

§ Coordinate and plan the collection of successful stories of the beneficiaries and share with PI unit.

§ Perform other such duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting:

This position reports to the SAR – Project Manager

Team management:

§ This position does not have Team Management responsibility



§ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, International Relations, Political Science, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of relevant training and field experience.

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience and/or minimum of 1 years of demonstrable relevant Project Management experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 1 years of experience in Africa and/or Middle East with local experience in Tripoli is an advantage.


§ Fluency in English and Arabic are essential.

Key competencies:

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies


§ Accepts and gives constructive criticism

§ Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies

§ Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs

§ Monitors own work to correct errors

§ Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

Client Orientation

§ Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

§ Continuous Learning

§ Contributes to colleagues’ learning

§ Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills


§ Actively shares relevant information

§ Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended

§ audience

§ Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience

Performance Management

§ Provides constructive feedback to colleagues


§ Masters subject matter related to responsibilities

§ Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities

§ Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation

§ Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress

§ Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity

§ Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts

§ Knowledgeable about and promotes Organization’s core mandate and migration solutions


§ Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment

§ Contributes to, and follows team objectives

§ Gives credit where credit is due

§ Seeks input and feedback from others

§ Actively supports and implements final group decisions


§ Excellent writing and communication skills, fluency in Arabic and English (oral and written);

§ Experience in an international, humanitarian/development organization an advantage

Other relevant information:

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here**). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0258.** Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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