Position title: Program Associate, SNHCP
Place of performance: Mogadishu, Somalia
Apply by: 31/07/2020
Start date: 01/08/2020
Duration: up to 3 months (@22days/month)
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Administration.
Sector experience: Minimum of 6 years of demonstrable relevant Administration experience and/or minimum of years of demonstrable relevant Project Coordination experience.
Geographical experience: Minimum of 6 year of experience in Africa (essential).
Language: Fluency in Somali (essential) and English (desirable).
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Overview of position
The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) through MoLSA is implementing the ‘Somalia Shock Responsive Safety Net for Human Capital Project’ (SNHCP), also known as Baxnaano in Somali meaning’ uplifting,’ supported by the World Bank. The project has three components: (i) Nutrition-linked Unconditional Cash Transfers that will provide cash assistance to selected chronically poor and vulnerable households; (ii) Delivery Systems and Institutional Capacity Building for the provision of policy support; technical assistance for the development of safety net delivery systems: a unified social registry, management of information system (MIS), operational procedures for registration, enrolment, targeting, grievance redress, payment delivery, monitoring, community outreach, and information campaign; and capacity building activities; and (iii) Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Knowledge Management to establish a Project Implementation Unit (PIU), strengthen MoLSA’s coordination arrangements, promote learning and knowledge management through robust M&E and support the design of concept note of a pilot productive safety net targeted at youth. Under Component 2, Our client will support the FGS to establish the critical building blocks of a national shock-responsive safety net system. Our client, as a primary partner with MoLSA, will continue to provide support on the policy framework further by supporting the implementation of various initiatives, including the provision of technical assistance and capacity building. Our client has a keen interest in supporting the development of government-led institutions and programs. In line with this, the Social Policy, Equity & Gender team in the country has been working on social protection in Somalia over the last decade. Our client has been supporting the FGS with institutional capacity building and the development of the National Social Protection Policy that was approved by the cabinet on 18 July 2019 and launched on 17 September 2019. The SNHCP enables Our client to maintain the efforts to support the FGS and take them to the next level, i.e., to establish a comprehensive social protection system, which can cater to the needs of all vulnerable persons, according to their particular needs. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Coordinator of the SNHCP, the Programme Associate (PA) supports the Social Protection Unit within the Social Policy, Equity and Gender Section of OUR CLIENT Country Office (CO) in Somalia. The PA will carry out a range of program support functions to help develop, implement, and monitor Component 2 of the SNHCP, ensuring useful and timely delivery that is consistent with Our client rules and regulations. The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with a range of staff in the CO, MoLSA, Federal Member States, development and humanitarian partners, and agency counterparts in support of program design and delivery. S/He provides regular feedback on the status of projects through monitoring milestones and advises on improvements to keep activities on track.
The Programme Associate is accountable for the full spectrum of administrative and project/programme support activities. The key results have an impact on the overall performance of the country office and success in the implementation of SNHCP activities (Component 2). Accurate programme monitoring and recommendations, data entry, and presentation of information ensure proper programme decision-making. In full compliance of administrative activities with Our client rules, regulations, and procedures, the incumbent will deliver the followings:-
2. Provide administrative support to the financial management of the SNHCP Project;
3. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing
4. Perform any other related tasks assigned by the Project Coordinator in support of the delivery of the project activities The Programme Associate is responsible for:-
Will report to SNHCP Project Coordinator
Core Values: – Commitment – Diversity and inclusion – Integrity Functional Competencies: – Formulating strategies and concepts (I) – Analyzing (II) – Applying Technical Expertise (II) – Learning & Researching (II) – Planning & Organizing (II) Core competencies: – Communication (II) – Working with people (I) – Drive for results (I) Qualifications required
This role does not require team management responsibility.