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Monitoring / Programming Officer Job in Abudwaq

Position: Monitoring / Programming Officer

Time Base:

 06 Months

 Abudwaq – Somalia with frequent trips to Nairobi


Are you interested to manage a humanitarian program that will help influence the lives of thousands of Somalis in need? Help shape a better future to vulnerable persons and apply to join our team as Monitoring and Programming Officer.

The Monitoring and Programming Officer, with the support of Premiere Urgence Somalia Program Coordinator (Based in Nairobi) and the his Assistant, directly monitors an humanitarian program implemented by a partner in the Abudwaq District, Galgaduud region, Somalia, and plans futures humanitarian actions.

Premiere Urgence-Aide Medical Internationale (PU-AMI) mandate is to answer the fundamental needs of the population affected by conflicts, natural disasters or economic crisis: food, water, health, home and livelihood.

PU’s strategy is to develop an integrated approach of crisis management based on our technical, medical and non medical expertise. PU’s activities span from emergency to post-crisis / development support and our programs are designed and developed in strong partnership with national / regional authorities, communities and the civil society.

Premiere Urgence (first emergency) Kenya is working since 2008 and has already implemented, with its partner, a food distribution program in Somalia in 2009.

  • Represents the organization in the country and as such, participates to all related meetings
  • Assists the partner in the implementation of the food distribution program
  • Monitors the activities implemented and reports to his supervisor
  • Assists the partner in all program related aspects (i.e. SoVs, PDM)
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the program and proposes options of improvement if needed
  • Ensure a good coordination with all the stakeholders present on the field (UN Agencies, International and National organizations, local authorities)
  • Provides the PU Program Coordinator with regular feed-backs and reports
  • Collects relevant and reliable information and data, records them and provides statistics
  • With the support of his supervisor as well as PU’s Partner, ensures the preparation, the development and the implementation of a humanitarian needs assessment.
  • Write a needs assessment report including analysis, main findings, and recommendations in order to identify a country strategy and write concept notes
  • At the end of the operation, writes a full monitoring report including analysis and recommendations
Required Qualifications and Capabilities:
  • Experience of at least 3 (three) years in developing and/or implementing humanitarian programs in Somalia
  • Good experience in developing and/or monitoring humanitarian operations
  • Experience in realizing humanitarian needs assessments
  • Excellent writing and analysis capacities
  • Good knowledge of the targeted district and of the main stakeholders present there
  • Good negotiations capacities
  • Ability and willingness to work in insecure and stressful environment
Who May Apply:
  • Persons with required qualifications and capabilities
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume with references to:

Include a Statement of Qualifications that describes your experience, knowledge and abilities as they relate to each “Required Qualifications and Capabilities” factor listed under the “Desirable Qualifications” section of this bulletin.

You must provide specific examples for each Desirable Qualification factor.

The Desirable Qualification factors must be addressed and numbered in the same order as listed.

The Statement of Qualifications should not exceed three pages in length.

Applications and statement of qualifications must be received by: December 15, 2011

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