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Project Assistant II - Burao, Somaliland

Job Description

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 vacancies to be based in Burao Office.

Gender Project Assistant II – Midwife (1 position)

Under the supervision of the Gender & Education & Protection Coordinator, the project Assistant will be responsible for the project implementation in Burao with frequent travel to the field. She will ensure that activities and reporting are completed within the allocated time frame, and in accordance with the project work plan. She will also ensure that the projects activities are well coordinated with relevant stakeholders and beneficiaries. She will work directly with Gender Officer & Education and Protection Coordinator, to identify fistula patients, make referrals and offer appropriate counseling after treatment in the Fistula project.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Implementation

  • Identifying Fistula patients make referrals and offer appropriate counseling after treatment. transfer fistula patients referred by the project to and from Borama

  • Carrying out Technical health training for community pertaining reproductive health in relation to Fistula

  • Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual, progress reports as well as developing work plans.

  • Undertake home visits and hold meetings with community members in an effort to reach those who are unreachable and search for girls and women who have been affected psychologically by Fistula

  • Prepare timely and accurate reports./ prepare beneficiary success stories

Effective Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Monitoring and supervision of fistula survivors in the target villages.

  • Monitoring of activities progress on a regular basis and reporting to the Project Officer.

  • Participation in field level assessment and or evaluation of Programme

Coordination and Visibility

  • Ensure that World Vision is represented in coordination forums and review meetings at regional regional level.

Financial, Budget Controls

  • Assist the Project Coordinator to closely track the project budgetary expenditures as stipulated in the cash flows

Others

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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 perspective 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

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level requiredAt least Diploma in Midwifery, Nursing, or other relevant fields.

  • Technical Training qualifications requiredPsychosocial counselling skills and dealing with fistula patients

  • ExperienceTwo years of experience working in health center or private hospitals

  • Other:

    • Working knowledge of English and Fluency in Somali language.

    • Intermediate knowledge of computer is an added advantage