Job Description

Summary of the position:

Position:Project officers Beledweyn and Mataban districts in Hiran Region.

Reports to:CP/CRG Project Manager

Place of work:Beledweyn and Mataban

Opening date: 1st April 2020

Closing date: 15th April 2020

  1. Organizational Background

Somali peace Line (SPL) is non-profit making and non-governmental local organization, established to contribute towards bringing lasting and sustainable peace, advocate for human rights of disadvantage groups, capacity building, social harmony and good governance.

SPL is committed to empower Somali Society to solve its internal problems through peaceful dialogue and protection of vulnerable people including children and women. SPL is a key member organization of the Somali civil society organizations and is continually acknowledged and appreciated by its partners for its tireless commitment and collaboration in the cause of social change.Somali Peace Line has Child safeguarding policy and anyone who is going to work under Somali Peace Line must sign the child safeguarding policy documents as SPL is committed to prevent and protect all children from abuse with whom we contract directly or indirectly

SPL is looking for a project officers who will be responsible for the successful implementationof Child Protection, and Child rights governance components of SOM NORAD Project, which is an integrated project of Education, CP, CRG, and DRR.

SOMNORAD Project is implemented by Somali Peace Line in Abudwak, Balanbal, and Herale in Galgudud; Beledwein&Mataban in Hiran; Mogadishu in Benadir.

  1. Objectives of the position

To take the lead of the implementation of Child Protection, and Child Rights Governance components in SOMNORAD Project activities in Beledwein and Mataban Districts of Hiran Region.

  1. Duties and responsibilities
  • Contribute to the implementation of child protection, and child rights governance components of the annual work plan through coalition of civil society organization that target children and other vulnerable population groups living in Baladweyn and Mataban
  • Assist in the reporting on program implementation and in the preparation of reports and project
  • Reports to the direct supervisor and second supervisor, detailing the outcome of reviews.
  • Undertakes daily visits to project sites in the IDPs camps to assess local conditions, identifies needs and gaps in child protection /GBV/educations assistance and potential interventions, monitors program implementation and ensures the appropriate use of SPL and partners’ assets in the camps. This may include, on an exceptional basis, overnighting at project locations.
  • Effectively promotes the mainstreaming of child protection principles in other sectors through local advocacy with key partners including national authorities, UN agencies and NGOs.
  • Facilitates capacity building workshops to community, and children; selects and compiles training and orientation materials for those involved in program implementation.
  • Ensure that program activities and outcomes are well-documented, and that analysis and reports are shared with the project team and the organization more widely as relevant.
  • Develop productive working relationships with all relevant stakeholders: international and local NGOs, schools and local authorities.
  • Ensures effective communication, coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders, represents SPL at inter-sectoral meetings and participates in joint assessments.
  • Monitor schools and undertake follow-up actions to analysis the schools progress and well as reporting child safeguarding incidents.
  • Undertake follow-up actions on program implementation activities, prepares reports, and drafts changes in the program work plans, as required.
  • Remain updated on the context of the focus region, and ensure that project activities remain relevant and responsive to the context
  • Represent SPL in relevant meetings at the state level and promote organizational goodwill among the community and state authoritiesin relevant interagency, consortium, and sector/clusters coordination meetings at the state level among CSOs and/or between CSOs, INGOs and authorities.
  • Ensure compliance of the state-level office with SPL policy and procedures and donor regulations and ensure submission of timely and accurate financial reports
  • Submit monthly reports; contribute to quarterly and end-of-project reports and annual reports
  1. Key qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum university degree in social work, community development, business administration or related field
  • A minimum of three years’ work in a relevant field
  • General understanding of child protection, child rights, GBV, and education programming
  • Has refined training and facilitation skills
  • Proven abilities in managing successful community-based projects
  • General understanding of project management and monitoring techniques
  • Proven analytical, problem-solving skills and comfortable working under minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, efficient and able to meet key deadlines
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in typing, MS word, Microsoft excel and e-mail/internet programs
  1. Personal skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Viewed as a person of integrity in the community
  • Ability to mobilize the community
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with government partners
  • Diplomacy tact and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under stress
  1. 7. Languages:
  • Somali and English
  1. 8. Terms and conditions
  • Probation: There will be a probationary period of three months
  • Hours: Standard working week is 40 hours a week.
  1. Application process:
  • To apply send full CV and covering letter, stating the position being applied for and send to: somalipeaceline@hotmail.com or by Hard copy to Human Resource Officer – Somali Peace Line , Opposite to Pizza House restaurant
  • Your CVS should be included 3 references to
  • Deadline for applications: After 15 April will not be accepted CVSs
  • We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contact
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged and given priority