Save The Children FSL Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children FSL Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 221025

Category: Development and Project Management, Economics

Location: Gode, Somali

Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Role Purpose:

Responsible for the project day-to-day implementation at community level. Works closely with grass root level gov't counterpart & community representatives.

Also ensures active community participation proper targeting of beneficiaries. Provides overall technical, organisational support and plays facilitation role in communities she/he is assigned, including technology and best practices, awareness creation and linkages and behavioural change through education, information and communication.

She/he supports people’s empowerment, collective action and solidarity. Facilitates and encourages active participation of and networking between individuals and communities in recognizing problems, identifying solutions, and implementing project activities related to the identified solutions.

Establishes and maintains close working relationship with communities and community organizations in her/his working area in order to ensure that the messages are disseminated and understood at all levels. Build capacities of the community and institutions.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for FSL day to day activity implementation at Woreda and Kebele level
  • Sensitize communities on project objectives and activities;
  • Work closely with the project officers, local government offices and the communities;
  • Ensure beneficiary selection procedure and criteria are understood by the community and followed by the targeting committees
  • Ensure any feedback from beneficiaries or target communities are shared timely to project officers and that they are responded to appropriately or raised with the Project Coordinator and Field Office Manager If Needed
  • Support in conducting any FSL related assessments and relevant data collection and analysis based on needs identified.
  • Coordinate technical and logistical arrangements for the Project activities at community level, engaging community groups and structure and liaising with County government staff supporting the project through technical capacity.
  • Prepare and follow up on a day to day and weekly activity plans
  • Provide regular report to the project officer regarding the progress of project activities in the respective operation areas;
  • Coordinate with project officers and field finance team in the planning of cash distribution dates and locations.
  • Ensure that beneficiaries are adequately communicated about project activities and plans, including distribution date, location, the cash delivery mechanism, required forms of verification and identification, and the amount of cash grant received and the duration of the transfers;
  • Understand PDM tools and price monitoring tools and ensure that appropriate procedures, processes and quality standards are met in the collection of data;
  • Undertake any other FSL related tasks as assigned by the line manager;

    Technical Support role

  • Support communities to increase their knowledge and skills through training, exposure and joint actions
  • Strengthen community self-mobilization through their leaders for participation in their planning, implementation and monitoring of activities
  • Share latest development ideas and appropriate technologies to community members/groups
  • Share information on support and cooperation opportunities with communities and other stakeholders
  • Use a variety of extension methods, which are suited to the situation, and build the capacities (knowledge, and skills) of communities and GoE extension agents
  • Promote constructive customary mechanisms and institution building with in communities
  • Promote adoption of approaches that leads to sustainable development
  • Build communities’ management skills in analysis and
    reflection processes, setting goals for improvements, planning implementation steps, taking action, and monitoring progress

    Supervision/Monitoring/Coordination and documentation role

  • Conduct data collection, tabulation, analysis, documentation and dissemination
    Acquire accurate information about pastoral families/households, their problems, needs and capabilities as well as changes and trends in the communities, including their driving factors and impeding forces
  • Develop a simple and sustainable supervision and monitoring system to guide the communities in monitoring project activities
  • Carry out the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of activities at community level
  • In collaboration with technical officers prepare weekly/monthly and quarterly plan

    Job Requirements

  • University degree/Diploma in Social sciences, economics, development, food security and livelihoods, nutrition, agriculture/livestock production or related field.
  • Extensive and proven experience in implementation of Cash Transfer Programs, livestock-based livelihoods activities,
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of implementation of Food Security and Livelihoods Project Including Cash transfer
  • Excellent planning, coordination, facilitation and reporting skills, with the ability to
    organize and manage substantial workload.
  • Experience of working with and coordinating with multiple stakeholders including the government will be an added advantage.
  • Strong communication, people management and interpersonal skills, with experience in working with in a multicultural, multi-location, value driven teams.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding and other global policies, and values.
  • Excellent understanding of child rights programming.
  • Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. The duty station of the position holder will be in Lasdankayre, Bodaley, & Higloley Woredas of Korahey Zone Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply

    Application Information:

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

    All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the Minimum requirements should apply using the

    below link:

    on or before 02 Sept, 2019

    Save The Children FSL Program Facilitator Jobs in Ethiopia

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