OFDA & FFP Project Coordinator – Qardho

  • Qardho
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • 0 / Monthly

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    Posted On Sep 23 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5 years

Job Description

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:

Save the Children is seeking a Project Coordinator for its proposed 12-month USAID/FFP and OFDA-funded programs in Somalia designed to deliver emergency food assistance, health, nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), child protection (CP) services and DRR to drought-affected communities in Puntland, Somaliland, and South Central regions of Somalia and Somaliland. Through these projects, SC will respond to food insecurity, reducing mortality and morbidity levels and increase wellbeing among drought and conflict-affected communities in Somalia through integrated, multi-sectoral programming. We are currently seeking a senior-level Project coordinator to lead these critical projects in Somalia.

The Project Coordinator’s base of operations is Baidoa, Qardo and Borama of Southern states, Puntland, and Somaliland regions of Somalia respectively to work with Program Managers and FSL, health, nutrition, WASH and CP program teams to provide implementation and reporting and support monitoring and evaluation, and ensure quality of the project. He/she will also ensure effective implementation of the project. The Project Coordinator will represent the projects to other key stakeholders in each location in Somalia, ensuring participation in key technical working groups and sectors (including Cash).

Contract Duration: One Year

 

Location: Gardho

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum five years of demonstrable professional experience in implementing multi sector programs and at least of two years’ experience in a leadership role in the implementation of projects relevant to FSL and either health, nutrition, WASH or child protection within a complex country program in an emergency response or fragile state
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in development, humanitarian response, technical sector, health, and nutrition or related field is required.
  • Prior experience designing and managing OFDA/FFP and/or USAID funded program is essential
  • Experience with remote management and cash programming
  • Prior experience living and working in conflict or emergency settings.
  • Flexibility and the ability to effectively adjust expectations to on-the ground realities, while adhering to humanitarian minimum standards.
  • Strength in inspiring and enabling others through teamwork, training, and capacity building to realize organizational objectives.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English.

The Application will close on 2nd October,2019

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

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Oct 2, 2019

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