Project Officer (Post Distribution Monitoring) – Kismayo

Job Information

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    Posted On May 18 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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Job Description

General context of the project

Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM)project provides a space that UNHCR can establish and find-out if the personsof concern (PoCs) have received their entitlement of the cash payments and anyin-kind distributions (NFIs) and at same time clarify how the assistance havebeen utilized. PDM project seeks systematic data collection, analysis andreporting of key information about beneficiaries in order to improveHumanitarian aid programs and assistance. The project will provide monitoringfor the following interventions; Cash assistance, NFIs, Livelihoods, Education,Health, Shelter, and other projects of UNHCR implemented by partners. Theinformation processed helps in reinforcing accountability on the actual use ofaid resources; responding to the needs and priorities of the PoCs; and beingsensitive to protection and security risks caused by both NFI distributions andCash based Intervention

B. General purpose of the position,responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

The project officer will support theproject manager in implementing the post distribution monitoring exercisesregarding the cash assistance distribution either done direly by UNHCR Somaliaor implementing partners.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Program Planning and Management

  • Participate in, and facilitate training's and meetings with project stakeholders
  • Support in designing PDM surveys;
  • Assist in project implementation through facilitation, coordination and supervision of all PDM data collection exercises.
  • Participate in facilitating data entry and data cleaning
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare responses to requests from networks, collaborators and stakeholders and donors, local authorities, and the public regarding program information;
  • Manage individual exercise budgets.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Assist in the verification of data from quarterly/monthly reporting tools (partners and direct implementation) and support its collation and analysis;
  • Assist in conducting project related assessments, surveys and evaluations.
  • Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned as from time to time

3. Position requirements


University level degree in socialscience, statistics and economics

Professional experience

Previous experience in monitoringand evaluation, data collection, data analysis and experience in cash transferprograms

Professional requirements

Good communication skills,understanding of Somali culture and dynamics, report writing and analysis.


English, Somalia language is a plus

Personal requirements

A good team leader

As a general input to this section,not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets.All other requirements are considered as mandatory.

How to apply:

Application process:

Interested candidates who meet therequired qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applicationsthrough email to with subjectline as “PROJECT OFFICER (Post Distribution Monitoring)” by 23rd May,2019.

The application should be a coverletter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on thesubject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contactdetails of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s immediatesupervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal OpportunityEmployer Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply onlyshort listed candidates will be contacted.