Project Officer - Food Security & Livelihoods SOMJR- Gabiley

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Project Officer- Somali Joint Response (SOMJR)

The Role:

The Project Officer will support the project management team and guide/supervise partners, ensuring high quality, accountable, community-focused project design and implementation. He/she will drive project implementation, ensuring projects take place on time, on-target and within budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Implementation.

  • Capacity Building to community groups and partners.

  • Promote accountability, compliance and good stewardship.


  • Degree in Agriculture, Animal Production, Home Economics, Farm Management or other related field.

  • 5 years of experience in a similar position at supervisory level, with good understanding in project implementation.

  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Experience working with pastoralist communities on development matters, advocacy and governance, gender mainstreaming, and children rights.

  • Community mobilization skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

The position is field based in Gebiley with frequent travel to Hargeisa office.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.