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Employer: ADRA
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other


The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. ADRA’s mission is to change one life at a time through enhancing development in individuals and communities. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Project Officer to be based in Qansadere.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to monitor the implementation of activities, gather feedback from beneficiaries and submit detailed report about the activities and findings.
  • Support the project staff in community mobilization by explaining what VSLA is and their importance.
  • Formation of VSLA groups
  • Training of the groups on VSLA principles and running of the groups
  • Regular monitoring and support of the groups.
  • Assessing the groups that qualify for graduation and loaning.
  • Prepare and submit data to the online VSLA web-based management system.

  • Attend project meetings as may be requested

  • Assist to identify needs and opportunities by conducting training needs assessments.

  • Collect data on project indicators and maintain an updated database on project progress

  • Assist in tracking project performance at community level and report, monitor and follow up on project activities.

  • Support the program team to record and analyze monitoring data for reporting and timely communicate the results of analysis to inform programme decision making
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data on a quarterly basis and make recommendations to improve the project based on the findings
  • Support the Project Manager to prepare periodic project reports based on accurate and evidence-based data/information
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the tracking of outcome of activities evidenced by accurate data to enhance quality of reporting
  • Identify and document human interest stories and case studies based on the successes of implemented projects
  • Assist program team in reviewing log frames, M&E work plans and targets at proposal development stage through to project implementation


  • A degree in Education, Community Development or Project Management.
  • Knowledge and usage of SPSS.
  • Knowledge of VSLA will have an added advantage.
  • Diploma holders with over 5 years’ experience will also be considered.
  • Strong data collection and collation skills, processing, analysis and report writing.
  • Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database software programs.
  • Experience working with civil society groups and government authorities.
  • Good negotiating skills.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter and Curriculum Vitae to not later than 31st December 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Publish date: 2018-12-19 00:51:00
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