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3 Dec 2018

Monitoring Consultants

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International Committee of the Red Cross Somalia Delegation

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Monitoring Consultants

(Risk Management Unit)

Somali Nationals only!


The Risk Management Unit (RMU) is an internal department committed to establishing a transparent monitoring and advisory system that supports different tiers of management with information for effective and efficient implementation of interventions undertaken by the organization. At the same time the prime focus of the unit is to provide optimal support to further improve the accountability of all ICRC interventions and processes through timely collection of refined information for relevant decision making both at program and policy level. The suggested monitoring system is based on the processes of constant learning from our interventions implemented both directly and indirectly in Somalia past, present and future.


Reporting to the RMU Officer on current and post project implementations in Somalia, or reporting on specific incidents, the consultants will be responsible for performing ongoing monitoring, facilitating regular evidence-based reporting, and conducting a summative evaluation of projects and risk assessments. The consultants must have knowledge and practical experience with the application of humanitarian standards and programming based upon the fundamental principles of neutrality, independence, impartiality and humanitarian action. The consultant must ensure that best practices and experiences are documented and shared between ICRC field officers and the RMU. The consultant position will require travel to attend project activities and liaise with local field staff inside Somalia and management in Nairobi for reporting.


Successful candidates will be included in the RMU’s consultant roster and matched with upcoming short term field assignments of usually 2-3 weeks duration. The position reports directly to the RMU Officer and indirectly to Head of the RMU department and works closely with the ICRC field staff inside Somalia.


Visit field staff and field offices periodically to assess progress on their respective projects and provide strategic advice and technical support as needed.

Conduct periodic risk assessments in Somalia.

Adequately assess project activities and report on results, as needed and/or identified on ToR.

Maintain regular contact with RMU department by email or telephone to update on progress of their respective projects and provide technical advice and support as needed.


Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, or related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred;

Minimum 4 – 6 years of experience in designing, overseeing, and implementing project M&E or combination of education, training and experience;

Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators and conducting project evaluations;

Experience in compliance, accountability, risk management, due diligence checks and/or auditing is strongly preferred; Strong facilitation/presentation/conflict management skills;

Excellent communication skills and the ability to forge strong cross-cultural relationships and build trust demonstrated through previous intercultural experience;

Ability to travel and work independently in remote areas with volatile security; Previous experience in monitoring work inside Somalia;

Sound knowledge of the humanitarian, political, social and cultural context of Somalia;

Diverse networks with authorities, local communities, business owners, professional bodies, companies, NGOs and academia; and

Essential: Strong ability to communicate effectively in Somali and English, both verbally and in writing.


If you wish to apply please send your complete application file to by 31 December 2018, 17:00 hours (local time). The complete application file needs to include: cover letter, updated CV, a copy of passport, 3 contactable references, 3 writing samples, and an indication of the daily rate you are seeking (in USD). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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