Program Officer (CCCM) - VAC-1707
Vacancy reference no.:
Program Officer (CCCM)
Place of performance:
up to 6 months (@21.75days/month)
OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL
CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries - from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America - we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
Following 2016`s significant below average Gu (April - June) & Deyr (November - December) rainy seasons in Somalia, severe drought is widespread across the country. If action is not taken immediately, signals point towards a growing humanitarian crisis in Somalia of potentially catastrophic proportions. With an increasing number of individuals at risk of food security, the previously estimated 5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance has increased to 6.2 million. Between February & June 2017, the number of IDP's is expected to increase from 1.1 million to 3 million individuals.
The Somalia team is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead in coordinating the newly-activated Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) cluster to improve the coordination, delivery & monitoring of humanitarian services to vulnerable populations living in communal settings.
Under the overall supervision of the Head of PRD & the direct supervision of the CCCM Program Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for CCCM operations, ensuring that the client programs are in line with the Global Cluster policies and strategies.
The successful candidate will be responsible for client's CCCM operations, ensuring that our client programs are in line with the global cluster policies & strategies.
Travel regularly to the field sites in which CCCM is being implemented to oversee & guide the implementation of the projects. Identifying challenges in CCCM program implementation and propose solutions.
Provide technical input into tools and resources for CCCM field teams to use in their daily CCCM site management, information management & community participation activities.
Prepare reports and recommendations regarding the progress of CCCM program in field locations.
Assist in ensuring coordination of program delivery between the client departments as well as other CCCM partners. Help to ensure the streamlining of cluster wide recommendations.
Follow instructions & guidelines on project monitoring methodologies in areas inaccessible to staff; suggest & develop further refinements in these methodologies.
Promote the capacity building of relevant authorities in the areas of CCCM programming advocating for services to be provided in a manner that does not create a pull factor & that early recovery remains an element of programming.
Assist in monitoring, assessing & evaluating CCCM cluster partners at the state & site level and ensure that program delivery is in line with the CCCM cluster strategy.
Represent the CCCM cluster in joint field assessment missions, especially OCHA organized SIRNAs.
Report administratively to Kismayo Head of Sub Office.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
This role will be under the overall supervision of the Head of PRD & the direct supervision of the CCCM Program Manager,
This role will be responsible for team supervision.
§ Master's degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience. and/or Bachelor's degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Humanitarian Affairs, Conflict Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience..
§ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience.
§ Minimum of 5 years of experience in Africa (essential).
§ Fluency in English and Somali are essential.
Accountability - Takes responsibility for action & manages constructive criticisms.
Client Orientation - Works effectively well with client & stakeholders .
Continuous Learning - Promotes continuous learning for self & others.
Communication - listens & communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
Creativity & Initiative - Actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services.
Leadership & Negotiation - Develops effective partnerships with internal & external stakeholders.
Performance Management - Identify ways & implement actions to improve performance of self & others.
Planning & Organizing - Plans work, anticipates risks & sets goals within area of responsibility.
Professionalism - Displays mastery of subject matter.
Teamwork - Contributes to a colleagial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns & promotes equal gender participation.
Technological Awareness - Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions.
Resource Mobilization - Works with internal & external stakeholders to meet resource needs.
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Internals of the organization, as well as external female candidates, will be considered as first-tier candidates. this vacancy is also open to second-tier candidates.the appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements & security clearances.
Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-1707. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.