Project Officer II - Health - Somaliland
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. The Somaliland program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somaliland National to fill the following vacancy. The successful candidate will be based in Burao, Somaliland.
Purpose of the position:
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.
Major Responsibilities: (Please define in output format – 1-10 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)
Ensure effective implementation and coordination of project:
Aquant oneself and other stakeholders of the project in the project objectives and activities
Ensure all project activities are initiated as per the DIP and are implemented as per the acceptable standards set by World Vision
Ensure that all requests for procuremnet of inputs for the project are raised on time and followed with SC teams
Cooridinate with community leaders, district authorities and other stakeholders to mobilize communities to actively participate in project activties
Organize and facilitate workshopes and working group meetings at the community and ministry of health level.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting:
Work with the project manager to ensure that all M&E systems for the project are in place
Ensure that other NGO partners and MOH have adequate understanding of the tools used for data collection and reporting and are submitting reports regularly
Ensure data collected from the field is analyzed, interpreted and used to monitor the progress of activities towards achieving the target indicators
Conduct regular (at least monthly) field visit to project implementation sites to monitor progress of activities and prepare field visit report with clear action plans
Work with the project manager in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual internal reports
Work with the project Manager in preparation and submission of donor reports
Update ITT, PMIT and other project management tools on monthly basis
Participate and support project evaluations and related assessments
Closely work with MOH, other NGO partners and WV staff to prepare detailed training plan for the project duration
Organze 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 appopriately archived
Conduct post training assessment to evaluate the impact of the trainings in the quality of services
Finance and assets management, budget control and monitoring:
Work with Project manager in preparing detailed budget expenditure plan
Prepare and submit monthly cash forecast for the project and ensure availability of adequate funds
Submit business advance request with the necessary supporting documents to support the facilitation of training and other activities in the field
Ensure that business advances are accounted for within 3 days after training in completed
Work with the project manager in following up budget expenditure as per the project budget.
Ensure the accountability systems setup for all supplies and equipment donated to MOH and other NGO partners are closely monitored and adhered to
Represent WVS in the various forums
Represent WV in regional and central coordination meetings as required
Represent the project and present the activities of the project in Consortia meetings with MOH and members of the consortium
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:
At least Diploma in Public Health, Nutrition or Nursing and five years of relevant experience or B.Sc. Degree in Public health, Nutrition or Nursing and 3 years’ experience.
At least five years of experience in managing health and nutrition projects in humanitarian setting
Experience in coordinating and conducting health and nutrition trainings and capacity building activities
Relevant experience and ability to manage projects in insecure environments
Fluent in English and Somali
Proficient in user of Microsoft office programs.