Return and Reintegration PROJECT MANAGER

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INTERSOS

INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.


Job Details
Employer: INTERSOS
Job Title: Return and Reintegration PROJECT MANAGER
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other
Description:

1. Terms of reference

Job title

Return and Reintegration PROJECT MANAGER

Duty station

Baidoa

Starting date

As soon as possible

Contract duration

To be confirmed upon funding availability

Reporting to

Country Programs Coordinator

Supervision of

3 R&R Officers

Dependents

N/A

2. Job description

A. General context of the project

General context of the project

The Project Manager is responsible for the management, implementation and supervision of the project “Enhancing reintegration and resilience of returnees, IDPs and vulnerable host communities through provision of basic services and livelihoods in Baidoa and Diinsor Districts”. The project is part of the Reintegration Program funded by UNHCR and envisages a strong education and shelter components. The PM will be responsible for all the aspects related to the project implementation, monitoring and direct supervision of the field staff. He/she will be directly reporting to the Programs Coordinator. The PM will also be responsible for ensuring timely and precise reporting to the Programs Coordinator and to the donor. 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 returnee populations as well as the host community. INTERSOS currently operates in Banadir, Bay, Bakol and Middle Shabelle regions of Somalia.

B. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

The Project Manager is responsible for the management, implementation and supervision of the project “Enhancing reintegration and resilience of returnees, IDPs and vulnerable host communities through provision of basic services and livelihoods in Baidoa and Diinsor Districts”. The project is part of the Reintegration Program funded by UNHCR and envisages a strong education and shelter components. The PM will be responsible for all the aspects related to the project implementation, monitoring and direct supervision of the field staff. He/she will be directly reporting to the Programs Coordinator. The PM will also be responsible for ensuring timely and precise reporting to the Programs Coordinator and to the donor.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Attend and participate and support the district and regional level cluster meetings on education, shelter, protection.
  • Ensure timely implementation and reporting of project activities to Mogadishu office and to the donor.
  • Supervise and manage the project staff.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities both in Baidoa and Diinsor with travel to Diinsor when needed.
  • Ensure regular staff supervision, field visits and action-oriented feedback for monitoring and evaluation, adherence to accountability procedures and documentation, as well as technical guidelines and INTERSOS education, data protection policy and procedures.
  • Compile and write field level reports and monthly reports about the project progress to be shared with the Programs Coordinator on timely basis.
  • Directly responsible for liaison with the different stake holders and the authorities in the project implementation areas.
  • Support the implementation of other ongoing education and protection programs when needed, thus ensuring integration between projects in the targeted area by the project.
  • Be the Focal point for UNHCR funded project.
  • Support the Mission in the implementation of assessments on the area of durable solutions.
  • Support the Mission in any other relevant tasks.

3. Position requirements

Education

  • MSc Degree in International Relations, Social Sciences, Education.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and considerable demonstrated experience will be considered.

Professional experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in relevant program management or technical advisory roles in complex Education in Emergency / Protection / Shelter projects preferably in Africa; experience in Somalia will be highly preferred.
  • Expertise in government, non-governmental, and community capacity building for Education, Protection and Shelter.
  • Good working experience in community participation and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies that employ evidence-based approaches to meet project targets, especially under rigorous timelines.
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, and international staff.

Professional requirements

Ø Facilitation, negotiation, motivation, team building and management skills.

Ø Ability to make decisions in an ambiguous environment and to operate in a decentralized organization.

Ø Supportive, versatile, personable and flexible.

Ø Team player, able to make quick decisions.

Ø Able to prioritize effectively for execution with limited resources

Ø Strong analytical and logical ability, works collaboratively, listening, communication and coaching skills.

Ø Knowledge of technical software for designing water networks.

Ø Ability to draft procurement

Ø Experience in monitoring and supervision construction works in a remote management setting.

Ø Knowledge of main Donor for Protection and Education, especially UNHCR.

Ø Experience in water tanks design and pipeline installation.

Ø Knowledge of GIS Software and Mobile data collection technology/tools.

Languages

Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali is required.

Personal requirements

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

As a general input to this section, not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets. All other requirements are considered as mandatory.

 
HOW TO APPLY:

Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to recruitment.somalia@intersos.org with subject line as “Return and Reintegration PROJECT MANAGER” by 20th November, 2019.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s Immediate supervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Publish date: 2019-11-18 15:52:15
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