Location: Somalia (Afgoye)
Closing date: 31 May 2008
Job Description

- coordinate the implementation of the IMC ‘s emergency program in Lower Shabelle
- preparation of program report and monitoring of the emergency program budget
- undertake rapid impact assessments in new emergency situations and where necessary, coordinate the establishment and development of an effective response by IMC Somalia
- In line with IMC Project Cycle Management (PCM) approach, draft emergency concept notes for proposed interventions
- Constant monitoring and analysis of the overall situation within the different zones and regions of the country is a key responsibility, in addition to providing situation reports, i.e. security, political, social, economic, and humanitarian activities to the Country Director
- Work closely with the Country Director to identify and propose potential partners with whom assessments and emergency interventions could be established. To this end, an important activity will be liaison with local authorities, UN agencies and NGOs in emergency areas, various emergency clusters within Somalia
- Promote a learning environment within the country program by documenting learning, and sharing ideas and information on humanitarian issues, with emphasis on Disaster Risk Reduction, emergency preparedness and best practices.
- Contribute to staff development plans by identifying/facilitating appropriate training for IMC Somalia staff in the design and implementation of high quality emergency responses
- Contribute to the development of the country strategic plan and general programming work through active participation in programming discussions
- Support the Country Director in the development and review of the Security Management Plan (SMP), and ensure that the SMP is adapted and implemented by all staff and programs
- Assist the Country Director to ensure that IMC’s humanitarian work adheres to the Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards, The Code of Conduct for Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and other relevant policies and standards.
- On behalf of the Country Director, attend UN and NGO security meetings, briefings and discussions when requested, and compile up-to-date security briefings as requested

Personnel Qualifications:
- Studies in public health, social sciences or development studies
- Minimum of 5 years experience in establishing/managing emergency programs in insecure settings
- Experience in conducting rapid assessments in emergency settings
- Computer literate (WORD, EXCEL)
- Negotiation skills
- Ability to live and work in harsh environment
Vacancies Contact
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