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.


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.


  • 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.


  • 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

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

Application Deadline: 25th February 2022.

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