Somalia: ECONOMIC SECURITY FIELD OFFICER – JOWHAR

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ECONOMIC SECURITY FIELD OFFICER

JOWHAR

About the Job

The Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer is responsible for the overall management of the EcoSec activities and resources in Jowhar 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 Jowhar, 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 of 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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