Senior Project Coordinator

3 months ago
Kenya
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

IBTCI is seeking a Somali Senior Project Coordinator for a third party monitoring contract based in Nairobi, Kenya with travel to Somalia. The purpose of this contract is to establish a third-party monitoring system to verify and provide independent confirmation of humanitarian aid programs in Somalia. The Senior Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing the data collection and data verification activities. The Senior Project Coordinator will coordinate the field activities train the data collection staff, supervise the database management, verify the data collected, ensure accurate data is submitted on time and according to the requirements.

 

Must be a Somali national.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide management oversight for day-to-day field operations in South Central, Puntland and Somaliland.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of the monitoring process.
  • Provide onsite training of the enumerators provided by the project.
  • Ensure the third-party subcontractors submit timely monitoring reports.
  • Serve as liaison between IBTCI and the Somali Authority.
  • Meet with donor and implementing partners both in Nairobi and Somalia.
  • Partner with Senior Monitoring Specialist to oversee the quality of the data uploaded in the system.
  • Provide necessary training on data collection to the third-party subcontractors.
  • Advise the Chief of Party and Senior Monitoring Specialist of the security conditions on the ground in IBTCI areas of operations and make recommendations about whether site selection needs to be adjusted due to security situation on the ground in Somalia.
  • Lead the data quality review process related to the Data Quality Review (DQR) tool.
  • Serve a lead role in external presentations to the donor and implementing partners.
  • Support the design of survey instruments and lead data collection and report writing for surveys.
  • Lead the development of timely thematic reports on security, drought, population movements and other hot button issues that USAID may identify.

 

 

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional analytical, interpersonal, team management and computer skills.
  • Ability to interact with public, private and civil society leaders and groups concerning data collection and surveying for project verification and monitoring.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the humanitarian, transition or development field, including extensive use and application of qualitative inquiry methods and results.
  • Must have previous experience working in Somalia.
  • Ability to interact with public, private and civil society leaders and groups concerning data collection and surveying for project verification and monitoring.
  • Must be a Somali national.

 

Education:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university/college in a relevant subject.

 

Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position may have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Travel:  Travel to Somalia is required.

 

 

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

 

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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