The Program Development and Quality Coordinator (PDQC) will be responsible for the coordination and management to key program processes, particularly in proposal development, grants management and M&E. H/She will coordinate with the Program Director and relevant sector coordinators/specialists to ensure timely reporting to donors, developing and implementing Core Humanitarians Standards (CHS) within the Somalia program and contributing to donors and Action Against Hunger’s internal compliance.
Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 7,600 staff in over 45 countries, we have reached over 20 million people with funding over US$425M and responded to 37 emergencies in 2018.
How you will contribute
You will contribute to ending world hunger by…
increasing program quality by ensuring program coherence, implementing standards and appropriate learning from lessons learnt across the country program.
Key activities in your role will include:
Establishing, training and leading Program Development and Quality (PDQ) setup at country level
Program Development and Technical Support
Communications and Reporting
Contribute to the production of high quality program progress reports as per donor and Action Against Hunger requirements.
Ensure that program reporting needs, formats and timelines are updated and shared with all relevant staff.
Ensure the Program Development and Quality team (working with the M&E Units) generates, documents, disseminates and communicates program stories, relevant best practices and key lessons; to donors, local authorities and other humanitarian and development partners.
Ensure relevant communications tools and strategies are in place and all key staff involved in generating communication items are well versed with the tools/strategy and complying with its requirements.
Support program monitoring and reporting
Provide technical input in the development of program monitoring and reporting plans.
Provide trainings to program teams on program activity monitoring and reporting.
Assist programs in defining sampling and assessment methodologies.
Assist programs on logical framework development.
Assist program teams in development of project specific databases.
Advise and update the Technical and Field Coordinators on all aspects of Program Development and Quality regularly.
Document lessons learned and best practices, produce case studies and human interest stories through knowledge capitalization workshops, production of learning documents and other means.
Supervision of the Reporting manager, Meal Manager and Communications Manager all to be based in Mogadishu.
Working Conditions, Travel and Environment
Required Skills & Competencies
Our Core values.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA’s five core values
Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
Excellence– we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
Empowerment– we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.
Gender Equality Commitments
What we offer
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These benefits include but are not limited to: –
For an all-inclusive list of benefits, check the Action Against Hunger Website