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Project Officer: Livelihoods – Baidoa, Somalia

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Job Description

Position Title: Project Officer: Livelihoods

Location: Baidoa, Somalia

Category: Food Security & Livelihood

Fixed term: Full-time

Experience: 1-2 Years

Deadline: 26th July 2021

International Role – No – Only National applicants will be considered.

The Role:

The project officer will support and contribute to Food Security & Livelihoods sector towards Improved and resilient livelihoods and food security for child wellbeing. With technical guidance and mentoring from a Project Manager & Technical Specialist the incumbent will support the project management team, ensuring high-quality, accountable, community-focused project design and implementation with a bias towards Crop Production, Livestock Production, Natural Resource and disseminate useful & practical agricultural and livestock information relating to good Agricultural Practices, crop husbandry improved seeds, natural resource management, afforestation and reforestation, water management practices/techniques, irrigation, soil and environmental conservation/ rangeland management, identification and treatment of pests and diseases of agricultural crops, S/he will participate in the project assessment and evaluation and any other information as relates to specific project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the project management team and guide/supervise partners, ensuring high-quality, accountable, community-focused project design and implementation.
  • The position-holder will drive project implementation, ensuring projects take place on-time, on-target and within budget.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation so that project end on-time, on-target and within budget.
  • Participate in promoting sector growth, through the development of concept notes, exploring alliances with key stakeholder and cluster engagement.
  • Promote awareness and compliance with donor and World Vision policy and procedures.
  • Provide support for the development of community driven and integrated programming through participation in assessments, design, monitoring, evaluation and joint-planning of projects.
  • Spearhead capacity building efforts to farmer community groups and partners, developing context appropriate training materials, organizing and facilitating trainings, and monitoring community uptake.
  • Support external engagement with relevant government ministries, INGO/NGOs to promote coordination and cooperation, taking leadership roles when appropriate.

Essential:

  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture/Agriculture Education & Extension/Animal Production/ Home Economics/ Farm Management/Sustainable Agriculture or other related field;
  • Four years of experience in similar position, with good understanding on project implementation.
  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Working with pastoralist livestock communities in development matters, advocacy and governance, gender mainstreaming, children rights.
  • Community mobilization skills.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ultra-poor graduation (UPG) models and experience in community/beneficiary coaching and mentoring

Working Environment:

The position will be based in Baidoa Somalia

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 institutions.

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