Country: Somalia
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 20 Jan 2022



About the Job

The Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer is responsible for the overall management of the EcoSec activities and resources in Banadir region. S/he implements the EcoSec activities according to department/delegation objectives, agreed budget and plan of action.

This is a resident/National position based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Contributes to multidisciplinary needs assessments and conducts specific needs assessments in the area of responsibility by using the standard EcoSec approach and internally established tools and procedures with a focus on identification of baseline data and SMART indicators and use of appropriate sampling approach

· Ensures that the project implementation is carried out in line with the set objectives, timeframe, allocated budget and the internally adopted coordination mechanisms

· Maintains up to date information on the economic security and agricultural situation within the area of responsibility (AoR) and analyses and compiles the relevant data on the context concerning livelihoods, agriculture and markets, including also local historical, social, political and other aspects pertinent to the program implementation

· Supports in selection of priority/activity areas and individual projects and formulation of monthly/quarterly implementation plans

· Conducts response analysis of different EcoSec interventions (SWOT approach), associated risks and mitigation measures, including appropriateness and feasibility aspects

· Conducts regular monitoring of the EcoSec interventions in the AoR based on the internally established tools and procedures

· Formulates proposal drafts for individual projects including SMART indicators, expected outputs/outcomes, plan of action (PoA) and project budget

· Handles the project’s logistics and leads the EcoSec distribution teams within the region

· Provides support and coaching to the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) teams involved in the initial assessment, project implementation and the monitoring process

· Conducts data collection exercise by using the internally established tools and procedures

· Reports on the progress of the programme and its outcomes against the set objectives

· Establishes and maintains contacts with the relevant stakeholders at community, district and regional levels

· Contributes to the annual planning exercise of the EcoSec department

· Compiles statistical data on all EcoSec interventions and submits monthly statistical reports

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

· University degree in Economics, Development studies, Sociology or Agriculture/Veterinary science or equivalent qualification in a related field of study

· 5 years’ experience in a similar field of activity

· Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian assistance and emergency relief

· Proven experience and skills in using data collection and analysis

· Excellent analytical, negotiation and communication skills

· Proven team management, coaching and team motivation skills

· Project management experience

· Excellent knowledge of political, social, economic and cultural aspects in Somalia

· Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali language

· Computer proficiency especially in MS Office suite

We Offer

· A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization

· Training and development opportunities

· A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply:

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 20th January 2022. Clearly indicate ECOSEC Field Officer Mogadishu in the subject line of your email message. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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