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Project Officer II - Livelihoods

6825-12N12090
Doolow
18-Feb-18

Project Officer II - Livelihoods

Ensure continuous supervision of livelihood activities implemented by the World Vision Somalia Food Assistance sector in all the district of implementation.

Major Responsibilities:

Programme Implementation

  1. Coordinate implementation of agriculture and other livelihood activities within the scope of the project.

  2. Be involved in community mobilization, targeting and monitor movement and distribution of project & Cash For Work (CFW)

  3. In consultation with project officer and extension staff, organize and draw work plans

  4. Where possible in liaison with the project officer link extension services to other existing institutions and organizations such as those responsible for providing credit, technology packages, marketing facilities

  5. Maintain all documentation relating directly to CfW activities required to ensure accountability to the donor, particularly where labor is concerned.

  6. Complete any required monitoring as outlined by the Project Officer.

  7. On-site supervision and reporting

  8. Ensure beneficiary attendance register are up to date

  9. Work norms are followed to the details, and foremen are conversant with them.

  10. Weekly reports on the infrastructure are shared with the documentation officer/project manager.

Effective Resource Management

  1. Conduct surveys, assessments to continually identify agricultural/livelihood gaps and needs in the district.

  2. Conduct regular field visits to project site and update the project officer/ manager with the progress of project activities in the field using relevant tools.

  3. Prepare regular and comprehensive project progressive monthly reports.

  4. Participate in Programme evaluation

  5. Weekly On site monitoring and reporting of VFW activities progress and challenges

Effective Monitoring and Evaluation

  1. Conduct surveys, assessments to continually identify agricultural/livelihood gaps and needs in the district.

  2. Conduct regular field visits to project site and update the project officer/ manager with the progress of project activities in the field using relevant tools.

  3. Prepare regular and comprehensive project progressive monthly reports.

  4. Participate in Programme evaluation

  5. Weekly On site monitoring and reporting of VFW activities progress and challenges

Capacity building and Staff Development

  1. Identify training and development needs of extension workers make recommendations to project officer

  2. Facilitate relevant trainings to the target beneficiaries

Staff Supervision

  1. Supervise project assistants (extension staff) including: determining workload, delegating assignments and monitoring performance then provide recommendations to project officer.

Coordination and Visibility

  1. Attend all project related meetings with partners and stakeholders in the field

  2. Collaborate with extension workers and other staff to enhance integration with other sectors

  3. Represent World Vision at field level with local government officials and other agencies as delegated by the project officer.

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: Degree in Agriculture/Forestry/Environmental Science or any other relevant degree.

  • Experience: 2 years; Prior experience implementing livelihood activities with good understanding on principles of extension education, cash programming Proven problem solving and decision making skills

  • Other… experience working on community & community mobilization skills.

Working Environment / Conditions:

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

  • %Travel: 50% Domestic and field travel is required.