Oxfam Project Officer (Resilience) Job,kenya


Job Description


Project Officer – Resilience

Based: Hargeisa, Somaliland
One year fulltime with extension possibility
Oxfam is looking for an outstanding individual who can effectively and efficiently coordinate, facilitate planning, implementation and monitoring of a resilience project targeting IDPs, agropastoral and peri-urban populations in south central Somalia.

The Role:

  • Provide technical input for design of programme(s) and identify credible civil society organizations to partner with in project implementation;
  • Coordinate planning, implementation and monitoring of programme activities;
  • Deliver project results within time, budget, quality, scope, risk and benefit constraints;
  • Identifying potential risks and establishing processes to address these risks;
  • Provide technical support to partners in implementation of activities and facilitate for external technical support;
  • Ensure narrative and financial reporting and other donor reporting requirements are met;
  • Prepare stories and materials for external communication on the programme(s);
  • Ensure (digital) archiving of project activities;
  • Assist in drafting country specific programme proposals;
  • Collect and present information for ON management and planning cycle.

The Person:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in development studies, economics, social sciences or related degree;
  • Two years minimum experience in food security, community based disaster risk management and/or resilience projects in Horn of Africa-preferably with Somalia experience;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Written and spoken English proficiency is critical proficiency in Somali desired;
  • Technical capacity in monitoring and evaluation of development projects in food security and livelihood/resilience sector.

How to Apply

If you have an exceptional understanding of resilience projects, can work in Somalia-based environment, with frequent travel to other Locations within Somalia and a passion for achieving changes for the good, this is the perfect job for you.

Submit your application and detailing how your experience prepares you for the post to [email protected]
The closing date: 2nd September 2015.

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