Humanitarian emergency officer

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Islamic Relief

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Employer: Islamic Relief
Job Title: Humanitarian emergency officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Garowe
Category: Project Management, Program


JOB TITLE: Humanitarian emergency officer

DEPARTMENT: Livelihood


Closing date 16th September, 2020

CONTRACT LENGTH: CONTRACT LENGTH: 4 Months with possibility of extension based on Performance and availability of funds.**

REPORT TO: Area Coordinator-PL



Islamic Relief Somalia seeks qualified and experienced Humanitarian emergency officer and he/she will be responsible to implement emergency projects and leads the implementation of the humanitarian projects based on the IRS Humanitarian Policy. He/she will work in ‎various locations of the project operational sites.


· The holder of this position will be responsible to implement emergency projects in project sites in Puntland.

· Provide information and analysis relating to humanitarian situations.

· Collaborate with other staff in the monitoring and analysis of emerging and actual crises, including consideration of broader contextual considerations, in order to enhance both the quality of response and related advocacy work

· Serves as focal person for emergency preparedness and response planning at Islamic Relief Puntland projects.

· Monitor, analyze and develop situation reports on the emergency situation in Puntland.

· Partner with other humanitarian agencies to gather and share data, ensure intern-agency strategic planning and evaluate relief programmers for gap analysis and to ensure the latest findings, lessons learned, and cultural/gender norms are incorporated.

· Assist in the implementation of the various standards and conventions related to humanitarian assistance

  • Producing reports, recommendations, and assist proposals development for emergency intervention in closing coordination with Puntland area coordinator.
  • Submit quarterly, monthly and weekly reports to the area coordinator.


Budget Responsibilities: non

· Role Dimensions:


· Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian, emergency relief assistance, protection of civilians, early recovery and development issues

· Ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights situation in assigned area.

· Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery).

· Ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff.

· Ability to show persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.


· Strong communication skills.

· Trustworthy

· Report writing


Bachelor degrees in Public health, political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, or a related field.


· A minimum of 3 years of experience in humanitarian emergency is required.

· Field experience in humanitarian affairs in a complex emergency or natural disaster context is required.

· Experience in community mobilization and participation is required.

· Proficiency in English (Written and spoken) is essential.

· Good IT skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel is essential

Additional job responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of projects thorough needs assessments, monitoring procedures and effective evaluations
  • Develop clear goals that are consistent with organizational strategies
  • Allocate the appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work.
  • Organize for implementation of emergency activities.
  • Support program staff in collecting data and reports per project needs.

· Performs other duties as required by the line management.

How to Apply

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications (most updated CV , cover letter, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the email

ID: **

With subject line as application for the position of - Humanitarian emergency officer –Garowe Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Publish date: 2020-09-10 14:36:59
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