World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Somalia

 

World Vision Somalia has worked with the children of Somalia, their families and communities since 1992 through a variety of emergency and rehabilitative programming to address the emergency needs of communities while addressing some of the underlying causes of vulnerability in those same communities.

During the last 20 years, the programme has grown to 13 districts spread over three main operation regions, South central, Puntland and Somaliland.

Current Opportunities

D,M & E Coordinator - Puntland

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somali Nationals Only

Design and Monitoring Evaluation (DME) Coordinator.

The Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Coordinator will provide overall technical monitoring and evaluation support to all the projects in Puntland. The incumbent will closely work with the project managers to set, monitor and evaluate project performance targets in line with project objectives and to ensure that they are achieved. The candidate will be responsible for guiding the overall implementation of monitoring, evaluation and accountability related activities within the projects and provide timely and relevant information to the project staff. The DME Coordinator will also be responsible for strengthening the project M&E capacity, regularly monitor and evaluate the results to improve project performance; ensuring monitoring, evaluation and reporting is practiced as a means to growing and maintaining a culture of providing credible, reliable, timely and cost effective information for management decisions, accountability and learning in alignment with the project cycles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment, Design & Planning

  • Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

  • Humanitarian & Programme Accountability

  • DME Capacity Strengthening

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: A minimum of a university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Community Development, Development Studies or any related field.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Analysis using qualitative and/ quantitative methods including use of participatory methods and tools for planning, monitoring & evaluation

  • Professional technical skill desired: Knowledge of the SPHERE standards, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships; other international humanitarian standards and other capacity building skills.

  • Experience: Minimum of five years’ work experience in community based programming, local government or work with NGOs or humanitarian agencies, of which at least three years must be in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning..

  • Other: Proficient in English language and Somali local language.

  • Computer literacy is required working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power point, statistical packages as SPSS.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with 95% frequent domestic travel to the field

  • Travel: 5 % Domestic/international travel may be required.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Program Accountabilty Coordinator - Hargeisa

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For Somaliland Residents Only

Programme Accountability Coordinator - Hargeisa.

Purpose of the position:

The program accountability coordinator will provide technical leadership in the implementation of World Vision programme accountability framework across Puntland, Somaliland, South West and Jubaland States. The incumbent will promote clear understanding of Program Accountability and Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) principles, processes and implementation to World Vision field teams, partners and beneficiaries. The coordinator is expected to spearhead the implementation of strategies to achieve measurable improvement in community engagement, information-sharing, community participation, complaints and feedback mechanisms and CHS.

Key Responsibilities:

ASSESSMENT, DESIGN & PLANNING:

With guidance and mentoring from DME Manager, ensure community level feedback and complaints mechanisms are in place at project and program levels.

  • Conduct community-level accountability assessment and advise on appropriate mechanisms for establishing functional accountability systems in the project communities (information provision, community consultation processes, community participation and recording complaints, receiving feedback, and providing feedback and responses to WV and partners on time)

  • Sensitization communities, partners and staff on World Vision accountability commitments (information provision/sharing, feedback mechanisms, community participation and consultation)

IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING:

Ensure internal and external stakeholders fully understand the community feedback and response mechanisms.

  • Work with communications team to support project teams translate/contextualize relevant project information materials and share with communities

  • Produce timely and complete feedback handling meeting notes and share with key stakeholders.

  • Collate and present monthly programme accountability findings to management

  • Provide guidance and advice to feedback handling committees on processing feedback as per WV accountability policy and procedure;

EVALUATION AND LEARNING:

Ensure World Vision projects are informed with updated accountability findings to support accountable programming.

  • Analyze community feedback paying attention to key trends and propose to management adjustments to current programming to align with community-identified needs;

  • Identify and analyze accountability lessons learnt/best practice and share with relevant stakeholders to guide future design, policy and procedure formation;

  • Ensure projects are compliant with accountability standards at project and program levels; enforce the implementation of WV Programme Accountability Standard Operating Procedures

  • Work with managers to ensure beneficiaries are informed of project implementation strategies, beneficiary selection criteria, project timeline and entitlements for every project in the portfolio

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: A minimum of a university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Community Development or any related field.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Analysis using qualitative and/quantitative methods including use of participatory methods and tools for planning, monitoring & evaluation

  • Professional technical skill desired: Knowledge of the SPHERE standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red Crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAP); Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and other international humanitarian standards and other capacity-building skills.

  • Experience: Minimum of five years’ work experience in community-based programming, local government or work with NGOs or humanitarian agencies, of which at least three years must be in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.

  • Proficiency in English and Somali languages

  • Computer literacy is required of MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, and Statistical Packages as SPSS.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.

All applications shall be received by 15 April, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

World Vision adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist