FSL Project Assistant

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Country: Somalia
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 20 Feb 2021

FSL Project Assistant - Baidoa - Somali-National only

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The primary purpose of the project assistant is to directly work with communities to implement FSL interventions in the target locations. In addition to this, the project assistants will be assigned additional duties to be undertaken at the office level. The project assistant will undertake community mobilization, project set up, delivery of project activities ensuring full adherence to quality benchmarks and other FSL protocols, project monitoring, data collection and management and capacity building community groups.

Based in Baidoa, the assistant project officer will play a crucial role in the management of information related to FSL projects.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to (Operationally): FSL Project Officer

Staff reporting to this post: None.

Dimensions:

Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 500 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bosasso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in Central South Somalia). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • A diploma/degree level in development studies, Agriculture, Economics or any other social sciences with 1-year relevant work experience. Or a professional certificate qualification with at least 3 years relevant Work experience

  • Experience working in community mobilization, data entry, data collection, project monitoring and reporting.

  • Ability to read and write in English as well as Somali language.

  • Computer skills, with focus on word processing and excel.

Desirable

  • Strong morals including, honesty, transparency, generosity, altruism and respect.
  • Experience in working in harsh environment would be an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a team.
  • Able to work independently and with limited supervision.

Please apply in English saving your CV and cover letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Application will be close on 20th February, 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS4wMTE3NC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpb...



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