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Project Coordinator – BORESHA Cross Border Project

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years


For Somali Nationals 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 Somali Nationals to fill the following vacancies to be based in Dollow, Somalia.

Project Coordinator – BORESHA Cross Border Project

The Project Coordinator will coordinate World Vision Cross border project in Mandera (Kenya) and Gedo Somalia aimed at preventing local conflict or to mitigate its impacts, to promote economic and private sector development and greater resilience and to support transboundary cooperation and coordination of cross border initiatives. Build Stronger collective engagement with the preservation and common use of natural resources will help communities invest in their localities and in land. He/she will take an active role in assessments and evaluation exercises in an effort to improve quality and increase scope of DRR and resilience programming. The position is at the field level for coordinating the implementation & programming and will share information to relevant cluster groups, coordination mechanisms, government ministries, and INGO/LNGOs.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Project Design, Monitoring, Implementation and Evaluation

  • Assist in developing proposal designs and program designs in collaboration with, local structures, Resilience team, PDU and other Sector managers;

  • Coordinate assessment and evaluation processes for BORESHA Programme on Resilience in collaboration with local structures, Quality Assurance teams and Resilience Technical Specialist;

  • Develop M&E tools programs that align with LEAP framework and other donor frameworks to monitor impact;

  • Sharing evaluation results with relevant partners and make sure evaluation results are effectively used for project redesign within the LEAP framework;

  • Coordinate project implementation to ensure the BORESHA Programme on Resilience meets or supersede established minimum standards and targets;

  • Train staff and partners in best-practice Livelihood Project models ,practices and approaches from a DNH perspective;

  • Facilitate awareness raising of staff and partners in key humanitarian principles, including Local Capacity for Peace, SPHERE, DRR, Child Protection, etc

  1. Project Management & Budget Management

  • Ensure BORESHA Programme on Resilience have appropriate project management documentation in-place, in-use and updated as required (DIPs, Cash Flows, Procurement Plans, MWRAPs, M&E Plans etc);

  • Coordinate the implementation of the ‘BORESHA’ Programme on Resilience in Mandera (KEN) and Gedo (SOM), including resilience related interventions in the context of the program as approved by the donor.

  • Identify and ensure linkages between recovery, governance, conflict prevention, natural resource management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction interventions;

  • Coordinate the implementation of sound financial systems for efficiently controlling the quality of technical food security and livelihood project works/activities by closely tracking work progress against payment and work plans and controlling the quality of final project outputs as per the donor and user community expectations

  • Coordinate optimal use of financial resources in the project through timely requisition of all necessary supplies/contracts for project implementation

  • Ensure that monthly financial projections are prepared and submitted in a timely manner.

  1. Staff & Partner Capacity Building for Resilience/Livelihood programming

  • Work with local structures, including user committees and LNGOs to identify technical gaps in knowledge and skills and develop capacity building plans to bridge them;

  • Train staff and partners in best-practice Resilience Project models ,practices and approaches from a DNH perspective;

  • Hold regular progress meetings with partners and staff to review project performance and address challenges to implementation;

  • In collaboration with Project manager, technical specialists, Quality Assurance and Program Design Unit train BORESHA Programme on Resilience staff and partners in design, reporting, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Facilitate awareness raising of staff and partners in key humanitarian principles, including Local Capacity for Peace, SPHERE, DRR, Child Protection, etc;

  1. Foster Internal and External Engagement

  • Represent World Vision in regional coordination and cluster forums, providing regular updates as required and seeking leadership roles when appropriate;

  • Hold regular progress meetings with partners and staff to review project performance and address challenges to implementation

  • Work closely with local structures to facilitate the implementation and sustainability of BORESHA Programme on Resilience interventions

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • University degree preferably in Agriculture, animal/livestock science, development studies, international studies, social sciences or discipline relevant to disaster reduction and resilience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a relevant field.

  • At least 5 years of experience in crisis prevention and recovery, disaster reduction, Pastoral Livelihoods, emergency response and post-disaster recovery with a peace building/conflict prevention approach;

  • Extensive field experience in disaster and conflict environments, complex emergencies and an in-depth knowledge of issues related to resilience;

  • Application of theoretical knowledge in the design, management and evaluation of complex, multi-disciplinary capacity building programs involving national governments, civil society and international organizations;

  • Strong proven analytical and writing skills;

  • Proven ability to lead strategy development for complex agendas, with clear focus on key business/operational outputs.

  • Proven ability to interact and communicate effectively with senior government and district officials.

  • Excellent negotiation, diplomacy and advocacy skills

  • Ability to work flexibly on a range of assignments, and adjust to and prioritize a variety of complex evolving tasks.

  • Strong analytical abilities, quantitative skills, and excellent writing and communication capabilities.

  • Ability to work independently, in consultation with other staff.

  • Ability to operate and work under pressure and manage stress

  • Very good computer skills

  • A decisive coordinator, especially when it comes to performance and people management

  • Broad understanding of Resilience and pastoral Livelihoods Programming

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: 100% Field Based in with frequent travels to meet beneficiaries and program partners.

Travel: Considerable amount of travel is required.