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PSN Coordinator
Welthungerhilfe
 Vacancy No: PSNC-1162-1
 Salary/Job group: According to WHH salary scale
 Section/Unit: Program
 Supervisor: Head of Project
 Duty Station: Kassala State Rural Aroma Locality
 Closing Date: 23 March 2019

 
 Background:

Welthungerhilfe /German Agro Action has received funding from WFP to implement a project in Kassala state from 2019 January.

The aim of the project is to strengthen the communities’ resilience by constructing assets and providing training on life skills through a productive safety net (PSN)/cash for assets approach in Kassala state.

WHH/GAA seeks to recruit competent personnel to work in the project team.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Aim of the Position:

The PSN/FFA coordinator fulfils all relevant tasks related to the planning and implementation of activities related to water infrastructure construction and rehabilitation, establishment of community/school gardens, and life skill development.

The position requires a close cooperation and networking with the project target groups, field officers and distribution officers, therefore the coordinator will spend substantial time in the project locations (Rural Aroma).

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, plan, prepare, implement and follow-up all project activities in the project location.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monitoring of all project activities in close coordination with field officers, the M&E department and project manager
  • Ensure timely and efficient flow of information between field officers and project manager
  • Ensure close coordination with donor regarding distribution of food and non-food items to beneficiaries
  • Facilitate identification of project sites for implementation of PSN assets
  • Facilitate identification of appropriate life skill trainings
  • Facilitate formation and representation of PSN community-based committees
  • Keep Project management team members updated on changes, events or shocks relevant for the project implementation.
  • Take a leading role in arranging regular meetings with community representatives at locality and village level.
  • Support field teams in community mobilization, facilitate coordination and dialogue with communities and other relevant stakeholders at state and locality level.
  • Keep close contact and good working relationships with the target groups and communities.
  • Keep close contact and good working relationships with partners.
  • Keep close contact and good working relationships with local authorities and line ministries.
  • Ensure a complaints and feedback mechanism is in place and accessible for all relevant stakeholders.
  • In close cooperation with the Head of Project, organize capacity building activities for communities and exchange visits for partners.
  • Support the M&E officer/team to conduct monitoring, data collection for the analysis and evaluation of the project activities.
  • Keep records (both hard and soft copies) of project activity documents and project plans.
  • Assist and support internal or external consultants for assessments and evaluations.
  • Assist in design, planning and implementation of new project components and project plans.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Team members are expected to support and assist each other’s, as well as replacing each other during leave periods.
  • Keep records (both hard and soft copies) of project activity documents and project plans.
  • Representing the organization and project in meetings if it becomes necessary.
  • Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of other project activities throughout the project duration.
  • Provide feedback on constraints encountered during project(s) implementation and make recommendations and/or suggestions.
  • Keep Welthungerhilfe internal information as confidential.
  • Any other additional responsibility, in coordination and agreement with the Head of Project and the Area Manager, if it becomes necessary during the duration of the project.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • University Degree (at least Bachelor’s Degree in agricultural engineering, water infrastructure or Community Development)
  • At least 5 years of working experience in a similar position with local or International NGO.
  • Excellent MS Office skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access) is mandatory
  • Excellent English language skills (reading, writing, speaking) is mandatory
  • Local language skills (reading, writing, speaking) is an advantage.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Additional position details;

Position:                             Coordinator (PSN/FFA) – PSNC-1162-1

Main working areas:         Kassala State – Rural Aroma Locality

Period:                               6 months with 3 months’ probation period

Expected Start date:          April 2019

Deadline:                              23rd March (12:00 PM)


How to Apply:

If interested, please submit cover letter, CV and copies of your education and work certificates to (Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) Labor Office in Kassala, the interviews will be also in Kassala.

 










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