SNaP Project Officer

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Employer: Save the Children
Job Title: SNaP Project Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Galkacyo
Category: Other


TITLE :Child Protection (Social Norms and Participation-SNaP) Project Officer

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

ROLE PURPOSE: The Project Officer will work under the guidance of the Social Norms and Participation-SNaP Program Manager and will be responsible for the implementation, supervision, monitoring and reporting of Social Norms and Participation-SNaP or Challenging Harmful Attitudes and Norms for Gender Equality-CHANGES project in Puntland.

The project officer will closely engage with multiple stakeholders including project's local implementing partner, community-based structures, CSOs, women associations, youth associations, line ministries including MoWDAFA and MoJRA as well as protection clusters members working on the Challenging Harmful Attitudes and Norms for Gender Equality in Somalia (CHANGES) project in the targeted locations under Galkacyo, Goldogob and Bursallah districts of Mudug region.

The Project Officer will spend most of his/her time with the project's local implementing partner to provide technical/ or financial guidance's with support from the SNaP PL Program Manager. In addition to this, the PO-SNaP/CHANGES project will regularly provide project updates/information to ensure that the local partner receive the necessary support and quality work is done.

Contract Duration: One Year.

Location: Galkio

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Psychology and Human rights.
  • Professional trainings capacity on villages' savings and loans concepts and adolescent programming will be an asset.
  • An understanding of the needs and rights of survivors concerning female genital mutilation, gender-based violence, and forced and early marriages categories.
  • Good understanding on socio-economic impact of FGM, GBV or CEFM on the Somalia society as well as good understanding of the local context of the central regions of Somalia will be an asset.
  • Minimum Three years of Prior experience in child protection, IDPs, returnees and refugees and youth immigration
  • Minimum able to speak and write English. High level of knowledge of the Somali Language is mandatory.
  • Good written language skills and the ability to write clear and well-structured reports.
  • Proven record of previous child protection working experience on FGM and early marriage is required for this position.
  • Experience of working with participatory methodologies, preferably involving children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member within a collaborative framework.
  • The ability to work independently and use own initiative.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, cope with pressure and prioritize competing demands on time.
  • The ability to represent the organization and advocate with a wide range of partners, including government, NGO's and community representatives.
  • Flexibility and the ability to effectively adjust expectations to on-the ground realities, while adhering to humanitarian minimum standards.
  • Strength in inspiring and enabling others through teamwork, training, and capacity building to realize organizational objectives.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description please visit our please visit our website at

Application Closing Date: 11st July,2018

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


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