About the Job

The Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer is responsible for the overall management of the EcoSec activities and resources in Beletweyne region. S/he implements the EcoSec activities according to department/delegation objectives, agreed budget frame and plan of action (PoA), and reports on the progress of the programme as required.

This is a resident/national position based in Beletweyne, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Conducts needs assessments and plans EcoSec interventions in consultation with the respective field management, technical supervisor and EcoSec team

· Plans, implements and monitors the Economic Security (EcoSec) Programme in the assigned regions according the institutional procedures and objectives

· Participates actively in selection of priority/activity areas and individual projects and formulation of monthly/quarterly implementation plans

· Ensures regular monitoring of the economic/food security interventions in the assigned region

· Formulates proposal drafts for individual projects including SMART indicators, expected outputs/outcomes, plan of action (PoA) and project budget

· Handles the project’s logistics and leads the EcoSec distribution teams within the region

· Provides support and coaching to the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) teams involved in the monitoring process

· Conducts data collection exercise by using the internally established tools and procedures

· Reports on the progress of the programme and its outcomes against the set objectives

· Establishes and maintains contacts with the relevant stakeholders at community, district and regional levels

· Contributes to the annual planning exercise within the EcoSec department

· Compiles statistical data on all EcoSec interventions and submits monthly statistical reports

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· University degree in Economics, Development studies, Sociology or Agriculture/Veterinary science

· 5 years’ experience in a similar field of activity

· Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian assistance and emergency relief

· Proven experience and skills in using data collection and analysis

· Excellent analytical, negotiation and communication skills

· Proven team management, coaching and team motivation skills

· Project management experience

· Excellent knowledge of political, social, economic and cultural aspects in Somalia

· Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages

· Computer proficiency especially in MS Office suite

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

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