Somalia: National PDM Project Manager

Position: National PDM Project Manager

Job site: Nairobi, with frequent travel to other regions in Somalia

Report to: Head of Mission

Status: Fulltime

Duration: 7 months

Start date: June 2016

INTERSOS Somalia is recruiting for a national PDM project manager based in Nairobi. This offers an opportunity for those wishing to work with a professional team providing high quality services for the most vulnerable, focusing on monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programs.

INTERSOS is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people affected by natural disasters and conflicts. Established in 1992 with support from the Italian Federation of Trade Unions, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and the unprotected. In Somalia INTERSOS is active since 1992 responding to emergencies that involve IDPs and returnees populations as well as the host community. INTERSOS currently operates in Banadir, Bay, Middle Shabelle and Mudug regions of Somalia.

Position overview:

The National PDM project manager is responsible to supervise and support the implementation of INTERSOS PDM activities in Somalia and other programs’ data management activities.

Main responsibilities:

· Project proposal writing

· Project cycle and financial management of Post Distribution Monitoring projects

· Project performance report writing

· Implementing Project Monitoring and evaluation and community feedback mechanisms.

· Designing data collection, management, analysis and reporting tools.

· Inter-organization team building, training, coordination, and supervision of field data collection teams

· Relations with donors and other project stakeholders

Person specification:

Ø Statistics, IT, Social Science, Development degree and/or equivalent practical field experience working in Somalia, preferably with a humanitarian organisation;

Ø Minimum three years experience in project cycle management related to Shelter programming, protection monitoring with strong focus on community mobilisation, monitoring and evaluation, and data management;

Ø Previous experience coordinating and managing large teams in Somalia;

Ø Good interpersonal skills to work effective with different stakeholders including different communities in the target areas, humanitarian actors, health and education staff, local authorities;

Ø Proven experience in training, coordination and monitoring and evaluation;

Ø Experience in data analysis using Excel, SPSS, EPIinfo or Ms Access

Ø Experience in data collection using mobile telephone platforms.

Ø Good cooperation skills and ability to work in a team;

Ø Good problem solving and social skills and creative, to think of alternative solutions;

Ø Stress-resilient to be able to cope with deadlines and complex problems;

Ø Strong organizational, communication and report writing skills;

Ø Computer literate (word and excel);

Ø Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali is required;

Ø Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases.

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