Education Project Officer

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Employer: CISP
Job Title: Education Project Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other

Job purpose

Under the supervision of the Education team leader for Galgaduud region, the project Officer will be specifically responsible for the day today implementation of Somali Humanitarian Fund (SHF) funded project to be implemented in Galgaduud region of Galmudug State. He/she will be responsible for fast tracking of activities implementation as per the approved work plan, monitoring, collection of the means of verifications for all the activities implemented and preparation of monthly project progress reports and accurate and timely completion of monthly 4W matrix for sharing with education cluster both at regional cluster and National cluster levels. The Officer will maintain strong networks with school CECs and teachers, youth groups, boys and girls’ leadership networks and women’s organizations in support of education activities. The Officer will also support the Education Supervisor with other tasks and duties as needed.

Key responsibilities

Project Planning and Implementation

  • In collaboration with Galmudug Sate MOE and colleagues, lead the process of mobilizing and sensitizing the communities targeted by the project on education awareness and enrolment campaigns
  • Prepare community mobilization activity action plan in consultation with Education Supervisor and stakeholders
  • Promote and ensure access and inclusion in schools and education activities of marginalized girls, children with special needs and disabilities and those from minority groups
  • Strengthen and enhance linkages and network between MoE Galmudug, CECs, teachers, parents, girls and boys and coordinate active participation of all
  • Taking part in community assessments to determine the existing needs and emerging ones.
  • Carry out door-to-door home visits in an effort to mobilize the community and work to ensure the various mobilization and sensitization undertaken achieve the desired impact
  • Initiate / generate technical instructions through construction/rehabilitation site monitoring visits and other site observations. Liaise with other disciplines for co-ordination issues and assist in preparation of reports.
  • Assist School head teachers in updating school registers and keep accurate records of enrolment, attendance, and learning performance and ensure that all monthly school dry food ration distribution is well documented with duly signed and stamped distribution lists, corresponding monthly attendance register, quality photos and quotes from CECs, students, MOE officials in support of verification of distribution
  • Coordinate the creation and adoption of School Codes of Conduct with all relevant stakeholders to ensure protection, safety and well-being of all students enrolled in the schools
  • Make sure quality and appropriate documentation is produced, collected and shared timely in collaboration with the Education Supervisor and Education Program Coordinator
  • Ensure accountability (to learners, teachers, parents and other beneficiaries, to CISP, to the Ministry of Education Galmudug, to donors, etc, for all education activities

Project Monitoring and Reporting

  • Prepare and compiling monthly, quarterly and annual project reports in accordance with the donor guidelines
  • Preparation and timely submission of accurate data using the 4W matrix template by 20th of every month for sharing with the national and regional education clusters
  • Conduct regular monitoring of project progress as per the project plan
  • Work closely with the Education Supervisor and Coordinator in planning monitoring, reviewing, collating and disseminating programme achievement and learning
  • Proactively participate in the collection of data, involvement of the beneficiaries, assessments, monitoring and accountability actions
  • Participate in project review meetings with MOE officials, cluster coordination forums, communities and school administrations
  • Document constraints, challenges, gaps and needs as well as best practice and lessons learnt and ensure that they are reported
  • Identify operational/technical and management problems arising during the implementation of the project activities by CISP and its implementing partners and report to the responsible line manager in the organisation to ensure timely action is taken

Advocacy, Communication and Coordination

  • Engage in advocacy & representation with other actors concerning the value of education and specifically promotion of girls’ education
  • Regularly collect in-depth stories and comments from community members on education, schools and CISP education activities and share with Education Programme Manager and Education Program Coordinator
  • Organise meetings, symposia, etc. to engage children, youth, parents and community members to support education, including emphasis on girls’ education
  • Document best practice and lessons learnt from the implementation of the education activities by CISP and ensure that they are reported
  • Perform other duties as instructed by his/her immediate supervisor

Person specification

  • Degree in BA (Education) Sociology, Development Studies
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with International NGO in similar position in Somalia
  • Excellent in written and spoken English and Somali Languages
  • Excellent report writing skills

Qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs together with Cover Letter to not later than 21st December 2018 at 3:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

Publish date: 2018-12-13 11:43:13
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