Project Assistant II- Commodities/FSL (Baidoa)
For Somalia Residents Only
World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somalia Residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Baidoa Office.
Project Assistant II (Food Security & Livelihoods)
Purpose of the Position
The incumbent will ensure community mobilization and information sharing on project information; participate in beneficiary identification, verification, selection and registration in the project areas among other food security and livelihood roles.
Support Project implementation for both food and cash/voucher transfers:
Support the GIK/Commodities team with beneficiary registrations
In consultation with the project officer organize and draw work plans
Be involved in community mobilization, targeting and monitor movement and distribution of project & Cash For Work (CFW) activities/wet feeding.
Support all voucher/cash distributions under the FFA or other cash transfer models within Food Assistance.
Safe handling and custody of all equipment; SCOPE/LMMS machines and CTS computers.
Filing of key commodity reports and records as directed by Supervisor.
Filing and Monthly Reporting
Review all attendance lists and food/cash allocations monthly and ensure all required forms are reviewed, approved and on file.
Review of beneficiary distribution lists from the field for correctness and ensure all necessary forms are attached.
Support Partners in documentation, records and filling of registers
Support Partners to ensure that distribution guidelines are followed during distribution
Ensure that key messages are shared with beneficiaries, the right food rations/cash is distributed
Weekly On site monitoring and reporting on the progress of VFW/FFA activities, progress and challenges.
Other duties allocated by the Supervisor in the department which may include:
Generate distribution plans as may be required for Food or GIK requests and follow up all the necessary approvals.
Support distribution of Food, NFI and Gifts In Kind items
Support monthly stock taking
Any other as may be assigned by your Supervisor/Manager.
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
Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Educational level required: Diploma in Community development / Developmental studies / Business Administration / Economics / Information technology or any other related field.
Must demonstrate training in Commodities management, logistics handling and accountability.
Ability to conduct document review and reconcile commodity reports.
Ability to use food data bases and commodities managements.
Very good communication and writing skills.
Past experience working with in stores/logistics would be an added advantage.
Very organized and good at filing systems.
Experience in similar position preferred.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
On call: Yes