Project Officer Job at Finn Church Aid

Project Officer Job at Finn Church Aid… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Finn Church Aid.

Descriptions;

Finn Church Aid – Action for Human Dignity Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish development cooperation organization and the second-largest provider of humanitarian assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage and sensitize stakeholders on the project objectives.
  • Develop selection criteria for targeting of beneficiaries in a participatory approach
  • Conduct rapid needs assessment, community mobilization, registration and verification/validation of the most vulnerable Households affected by drought
  • Ensure that project planned activities are implemented in full compliance with FCA and donor standards and guidelines;
  • Provide technical support during the implementation of the project activities.
  • Work closely with technical sectors (NDMA, Ministry of Interior, CSG and other agencies) in the targeted Sub-counties for effective planning, coordination and implementation of the project to avoid duplication.
  • Represent FCA in the CSG and other County Coordination meetings and Technical working groups.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with project stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the finance team in budget implementation for the Project.
  • Ensure the project is implemented in accordance to the approved budgets
  • Work closely with Finance Department to track financial transactions from FCA to service providers and beneficiaries and put in place reconciliation systems.
  • Utilize existing structures such as relief committees to establish CRM/complaints help desk in the target location
  • Training of CRM/help desk members on accountability, PSEA principles etc. in the target location
  • Set up monitoring, accountability systems to review and address findings and recommendations on monthly basis.
  • Document lessons and share best practices to different stakeholders.
  • Conduct cash distribution and post-distribution monitoring
  • Ensure regular project activity reports are generated and shared internally.
  • Ensure internal control systems are in placed to identify and manage potential risks associated with unconditional cash transfer.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in the fields of: Social Science, Development studies, or related field.
  • At least three years of experience in Cash Based Programming including conducting Cash Feasibility Assessment, Market Assessment, Designing and implementing of cash based projects.
  • Previous experience in cash & food assistance in fragile context will be an added advantage
  • Experience in engaging with donors, private sector players, government agencies, INGOs among others
  • Strong evidence of good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in setting up functioning CRMs, monitoring and accountability systems
  • Highly flexible and organized, able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team in a high-pressure environment while adhering to deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility, ability to coordinate and build consensus.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  recruitment.esaro@kua.fi

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 25th February 2022.


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