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Commodity Project Officer II - Somaliland

11705-12N32066
Burao
08-Nov-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

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 based in Burao.

Project Officer: Commodities

Provide technical support and guidance to project teams and support partners during implementation, support capacity building of partner staff in commodities management and general programing and ensure that there is compliance to Donor and World Vision requirements /guidelines

Major Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the project design process, including collecting of information and proposal writing.

  • Oversee planning and implementation of project activities.

  • Coordinate with WFP and the Field Teams to ensure implementation is carried out to within agreed schedules and SoPs.

  • With support from the technical Manager(s) and through working with the field teams, monitor project implementation.

  • Follow up with field implementation; to ensure that approved activities are completed within the approved time frame

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • 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 and protection perspectives in the scope of work;

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment;

  • Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity;

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context;

  • 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: A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Community development, Developmental studies, Business Administration, Economics, Agriculture or any other related field.

  • Must demonstrate training in Commodities management, food security and commodities accountability.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar position.

  • working with partners and conducting capacity building and trainings

  • Using food data bases and commodities managements.

  • Very good communication skills.

  • Past experience working with WFP would be an added advantage.

  • Must be good at using statistical data to generate reports.

  • Good report writing skills.

Other:

  • Working knowledge of English, and local language;

  • Computer literacy.

  • Have good mathematical and analytical skills

  • Good understanding of sphere standards.

  • Proven experience in use of WFP’s SCOPE system will be an added advantage.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution