Field Operations Assistant G5

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Overview Of Position

  • Our client is one of the major humanitarian and development actors in Somalia. Our Client Shelter/NFI program currently implements projects focused at in-kind distributions as well as Cash Based Interventions. The program also maintains the common supply pipeline for cluster partners.
  • Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (EPC) and direct supervision of Programme Officer (S/NFI), the Field Operations Assistant will be responsible in supporting the timely provision of shelter and NFIs to conflict and disaster affected communities through in-kind and cash-based interventions. S/He will support the Shelter/NFI Senior operations Assistance in the related field interventions and delivering Our Client SNFI responses on the ground.

Role Objectives

  • Participate in the assessments, drafting definition of technical documents and preparation of contracts for constructions undertaken by the shelter-NFI Unit
  • Prepare requests of materials and verify that materials delivered by suppliers adhere to technical specifications and relevant quality standards
  • Support with the monitoring of the shelter Unit’s constructions in Somalia
  • Effectively work together with other cluster partners in executing emergency response activities
  • Liaise with community leadership, intended project beneficiaries and relevant local government actors to promote appropriate involvement of the affected population in all the Shelter/NFI Unit’s programmatic activities.
  • Conduct assessments of local markets including the compilation, analysis and presentation of basic data on, for example, prices, stocks, labour rates, supply-chains and financial literacy.
  • Support the conceptualization, organization and implementation of culture- and context-appropriate shelter/NFI interventions
  • Organize and deliver skills-trainings/capacity building activities for the benefit of affected populations
  • Support the Shelter/NFI units’ cash-based interventions through the monitoring of all related activities in the field. Including, but not limited to: beneficiary registration, verification of outputs, vendor and community engagement, processing of data and addressing beneficiary complaints/feedback;
  • Support in the preparation of timely reports following implementation of activities using cluster standard format and other relevant tools and templates
  • Provide information, that is texts, interviews and pictures that enhance visibility of activities implemented by Our client in the field; and
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Project Reporting

  • Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (EPC) and direct supervision of Programme Officer (S/NFI)

Key Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values- all Our Client staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and irages diversity and inclusion wherever possible
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges

Core Competencies

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Knowledge of structures and functions of national and international humanitarian agencies, donors, and organizations
  • Familiarity with the Emergency Response, Disaster Management and Disaster Risk Reduction in the region an advantage
  • Works effectively in high-pressure, rapidly changing environment
  • Coordinates actions with emergency response actors and making use of existing coordination structures
  • Supports adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, cluster partners, Our client, and other emergency response partners
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with implementing partners

Team Management

  • This role has no team management responsibility

Further Information

  • Knowledge of Somalia, particularly Banadir, Jubaland, and Southwest State, including socioeconomic and political context required
  • Knowledge of UN programming
  • Knowledge of Our Client resource management rules and procedures
  • Experience in emergency response (natural or human made disaster)
  • Experience in emergency response programming for marginalized populations, including need assessment, data collection, monitoring, and review
  • Experience in NFI programme, particularly on NFI distribution and beneficiary training is an advantage
  • Qualified female candidate are encourage to apply

How to apply

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