Project Officer

at ACTED
Published May 22, 2022
Location Garbahare, Somalia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Background on ACTED

 

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.

 

ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the Project Officer FSL/WASH Officer position in Garbahare, Jubaland.

 

Position Profile:

 

The Project Officer FSL/WASH Officer will be responsible for ensuring that projects’ activities in Garbahare., Jubaland are fully implemented in accordance with proposals, according to ACTED rules and regulations and donor requirements in Somalia. The incumbent will be attached to the implementing partner in the area and is required to smoothen the partnerships, give the necessary capacity building, guidance and supervision of partner activities. The staff will be the focal point on the ground for ACTED to help in coordination and collaboration and ensure implementation is done in close collaboration with program staff, the local community, the Local authority and other relevant agencies

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Oversee the implementation of all project activities to ensure the project is completed in a timely and accountable manner

Liaise with local authorities, local partner and communities as need be

Ensure that ACTED actions are ethnically fair and proportionate.

Coordinate with the field team in Jubaland and the AMEU department to prepare and implement project monitoring and evaluation plans.

Set up, plan, supervise and monitor the project at the field level to ensure the successful implementation of all projects activities, the generation of planned outputs and attainment of key project objectives.

To ensure all activities undertaken are appropriately documented (agreement/MOUs with relevant authorities in Somalia, attendance sheets and training circular, beneficiary Registration lists, work plans and accounts when relevant etc.)

Write monthly reports as well as Weekly WAMs and share with Deputy Project Manager

Help in development and updating of monthly Project Management Framework (PMF) sheets to ensure smooth tracking of the assigned projects

Periodically monitor and update Beneficiary database of the projects and update in the events of re-targeting before finally sharing with interested departments

Accurately manage payrolls for beneficiaries ahead of cash transfers.

Ensure all activities undertaken are appropriately documented (agreement/MOUs with relevant authorities, attendance sheets and training circular, beneficiary Registration lists, work plans and accounts when relevant etc.)

Coordinate with AME departments in alerting them on all planned monitoring activities of the projects and create smooth work relationship

To manage the field program staff in and monitor the implementing partner. Act as officer in charge of the area base and therefore manage and supervise all field staff in the respective area

To provide strategic advice and guidance to program management team in relation to livelihood programming aspects

To undertake biannual appraisal of staff under his/her responsibility

To budget and monitor project expenditures to ensure they are in line with ACTED and donor requirements.

Liaise with FLAT team in the field and area office to coordinate procurement and other needs for project implementation and organization base support

Act as focal point for the base including security follow ups, team leadership and coordination between departments.

To produce departmental internal report on weekly and monthly basis

To provide internal reporting as requested from coordination and line management

Provide capacity building to implementing partner staff when appropriate and make sure that the local partner implements the projects as per the ACTED rules and regulations as well as per Donor requirements.

Protection Mainstreaming: promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labors).

Perform any additional task as requested by the line Manager

Qualifications/Skills Required:

 

University degree in civil engineering, humanities, social studies, architecture, urban planning or engineering

Minimum two years of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.

Experience working in a camp setting

Previous work with camp management agency

Technical skills such as Microsoft Office.

Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.

Experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organizations

Core competency

 

Must able to align with the organizational values

Should be versatile and able to perform more than one tasks as deemed necessary

Dedicate committed and think outside the box

Autonomous and able to direct him/herself with minimal guidance

Should have great leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Must be able to achieve result with team work and team leadership

Ensure, compliance, transparency and accountability all the time

Must have good planning, operationalization and organizing skills

Must have high and effective communication skills

How to apply

Application Procedure:

 

Qualified Somali Nationals with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts with the subject line

 

“PO FSL/WASH Officer – Garbahare”

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