Multisectoral Project Assistant X3 Positions – Wajid, Barawe and Elberde, Somalia

ACTED

Position: Multisectoral Project Assistant

Department: Project Implementation Unit

Location: Wajid, Barawe and Elberde, Somalia

Contract Duration: 31st December

Direct Hierarchy: Project Officer

Starting date: May 2023

Number of positions: Three (3) positions

Background on ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters, or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced, and committed team player to fill the Three (3) Multisectoral Project ASSISTANTs position one (1) in Wajid, one (1) Barawe and one (1) Elberde, Somalia.

Position Profile:

The Multisectoral Project Assistant (CCCM/FSL/WASH) for ACTED South West State Team will be responsible for the needs assessment and implementation of CCCM/FSL/WASH activities in one of the three specified areas – Wajid, Barawe, or Elberde. He/she will also oversee all CCCM/FSL/Wash activities in target communities as required by the current priorities of the ongoing projects and as assigned by the Project Officer. Additionally, this position will support CCCM/FSL/Wash Component i.e LA Engagement, Geographical targeting, Beneficiary selection, proper documentation of implementation, development of staff/hygiene promotion volunteers, etc. The Project Assistant ensure implementation Camp Coordination and Camp management is done in close collaboration with program staff, the local community, the Local authority, and other relevant agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

FUNCTIONS

Mobilization

  1. Community engagement, including sensitization, mobilization, formation of community committees (CMCs and VRCs).
  2. Support project officer to carry out transparent beneficiary selection as per the criteria in close coordination with other team members, local authorities, communities, and humanitarian agencies working in the area.
  3. Conduct field-based needs assessments and consolidate the information for planning and implementing CCCM/FSL/WASH project activities in Somalia.
  4. Mobilize community members to actively participate in CCCM/FSL/WASH interventions.

Reporting.

  1. Design appropriate sanitation facilities for the target communities.
  2. Support Project officer in organizing activities of FSL Programme including target area selection, beneficiary selection, input distribution, documentation, and reporting.
  3. Design appropriate sanitation facilities for the target communities.
  4. Implement a context specific health promotion sessions for the operation area.
  5. Implement appropriate CCCM/FSL/WASH requirements, waste management, safe water supply and hygiene promotion, in ACTED facilities.

Beneficiaries’ engagements and follow up.

  1. Take the lead to supervise enumerators during Beneficiaries registration.
  2. Follow up Beneficiaries payment and record and sort out issues raised during the cash delivery and report the project officer.
  3. Assist, implement, and facilitate identification of most vulnerable beneficiaries who require project assistance.
  4. Assist project officer in registration of beneficiaries and distribution of assistance in line with ACTED polices and donor.
  5. Provide any kind of assistance to FSL programming, based on needs identified and assignments delegated.

Supervision and Training

  1. Directly supervise the CCCM/FSL/WASH Enumerators and Community Volunteers.
  2. Training of CMCs and hygiene promoters

Documentation.

  1. Ensure proper filing of documents.
  2. Ensure to collect and keep training documents (Attendance, meal sheets, payments MOUs, Agreements.
  3. Keep record of all required documents related to the program e.g sim cards distribution registers.
  4. Do any other assigned activities by your line manager.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Completion of university degree in, humanities, social studies
  • Minimum one year of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Knowledge and previous work with camp management agency, FSL and WASH programming
  • Technical skills such as Microsoft Office.
  • Basics of Project Management
  • Knowledge in Budget Management
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Planning and organizing
  • Operationalizing
  • Effective communication
  • Report Writing

How to apply

Qualified national persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. with the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to [email protected] and received on or before 5.00PM on 24th March, 2023 with the subject line “Multisectoral Project Assistant indicated location eg Wajid, Barawe and Elberde” Kindly indicate only one LOCATION and Apply for ONLY ONE POSITION

Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.

ACTED is committed to protecting beneficiaries within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and any kind of misconduct. ACTED has specific policies, including PSEA and Child Protection, which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, beneficiaries, consultants and other stakeholders and has zero tolerance towards misconducts. Any candidate offered a job with ACTED will be expected to sign ACTED’s organizational Policies and Code of Conduct as an annex to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 24 Mar 2023