Senior Program Officer

at Care
Published November 15, 2022
Location BAIDOA, Somalia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


CARE International in Somalia is seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional to join the Humanitarian and Emergency Response team in Somalia. Reporting to the Humanitarian program Manager South central, He/She will be responsible for coordinating, implementing and monitoring all CARE supported projects the Hygiene and behavior change coalition project in response to the drought emergency in Somalia. The incumbent is expected to work in close collaboration with the technical leads and other emergency program team.


The roles and responsibilities of Senior Program Officer are as follows;

Provide support and backstopping to Partners, ensuring all program objectives and goals are met in compliance with donor regulations.
Work with field personnel on project related services, and serve as primary point of contact between CARE and partners in South west state.
Provide technical assistance as needed.
Track project deliverables and financial targets.
Monitor project performance in assigned topic and/or geographic area.
Prepare, review and/or edit project progress reports (monthly, quarterly, annual, etc.) to ensure quality, and work with supervisor and field team to revise target goals if necessary. Apprise supervisor/management of any critical issues as they arise.
Frequent travel to field to monitor program implementation and provide technical assistance.
Represent CARE at state level coordination meetings, conferences and workshops, as needed.
Prepare program budgets.
Analyze project expenditures against budget, and coordinate with relevant department/staff on invoicing of clients.
Analyze work plans against project deliverables.
Ensure adherence to CARE and donor finance policies and procedures.
Participate in, coordinate and/or lead program development and proposal preparation efforts, as needed.
Other duties, as assigned.


Masters’ degree in a related area additionally


At least four years of experience in Social sciences, Community development

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