For Somaliland 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 Somaliland Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somaliland residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Garbodadar Office.
Project Assistant I: Health and Nutrition
Effective implementation, coordination and supervision of health capacity building and support of primary health care services with the aim of improving the health & nutritional status of vulnerable groups in Somaliland.
Ensure effective implementation and coordination of project:
Acquaint oneself and other stakeholders of the project in the project objectives and activities
Support the implementation of project activities as per the DIP and as per the acceptable standards set by World Vision
Support the coordination of activities with community leaders, district authorities and other stakeholders to mobilize communities to actively participate in project activities
Organize and facilitate workshops at the community and ministry of health level
Conduct selection and training of community based nutrition volunteers.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting:
Work with the HMIS officer to ensure that all data collection tools for the project are in place
Ensure MOH staff have adequate understanding of the tools used for data collection and reporting and are submitting reports regularly
Ensure collection of the HMIS data and compile and submit to the Project officer and HMIS officer
Conduct regular (at least monthly) supervision visit to project implementation sites to monitor progress of activities and prepare field visit report with clear action plans
Conduct supervision of community based activities and compile reports
Work with the project manager in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual internal reports
Support the project officer in updating ITT, PMIT and other project management tools on monthly basis
Participate and support project evaluations and related assessments
Closely work with MOH and WV staff to prepare detailed training plan for the project duration
Organize and facilitate trainings as per the plan to build the capacity of the health service providers as per the quality expected
Ensure comprehensive report is produced for each of the trainings conducted and appropriately archived
Represent WVS in the various forums
Represent WV in regional and central coordination meetings as required.
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
Educational level required: B.Sc. Degree in Public health, Nutrition or Nursing and 3 years’ experience.
Experience: Three years of experience in implementing health and nutrition projects in humanitarian setting
Experience in coordinating and conducting health and nutrition project monitoring and supervision
Experience in implementation of emergency response activities in Health and Nutrition
Experience and ability to manage projects in insecure environments
Fluent in English and Somali
Proficient in user of Microsoft office programs.
Experience of working with and/ or commitment to humanitarian standards e.g. SPHERE.
Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution