Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Oxfam GB - Funding Manager (Somalia) and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager (Somalia)

Funding Manager, Somalia

National Level C2

Base: Nairobi

Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 Year)

Who we are

Oxfam GB has been assisting the population of Somalia since the 1960s with interventions focusing mainly on livelihood and public health sectors, including water and sanitation interventions.

The southern Somalia response began in 2005-2006 with the delivery of a humanitarian programme integrating water, sanitation, public health promotion, food security and livelihoods interventions in Lower Shabelle, Benadir/Mogadishu, Lower Juba, Middle Juba and Gedo regions.

Since July 2011, we scaled up our activities with our annual operating budget increasing from 4.5 to 21GBP million due to the drought response. As a result, new donors have been brought on board with more than 25 contracts to manage and several reports to compile which require competent expertise to ensure quality and speedy response to the set timelines.

The role

The person will ensure high quality management of contracts for designated countries including submission of timely and quality reports, amendments to maximise income from our donors and achieve planned Income targets.

He/she will be responsible for building restricted fund-management capacity within programme teams and in consultation with the programme team make regular field visits, particularly to support on contract management related issues.

The person will ensure that all restricted income for specific programmes is correctly recorded according to Oxfam’s internal procedures and that files both electronic and hardcopies are kept up to date and coordinate and share information with Oxford-based staff.

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will have at least a Degree in relevant discipline, extensive experience in dealing with funding contracts from a range of institutional donors and posses good numeracy, budgeting and financial reporting skills.

Excellent communication, facilitation and representation skills as well as computer literacy, attention to detail and fluency in English language is a requirement. Ability to work effectively with others in a team situation to achieve fundraising targets and experience of writing/editing proposals and reports are essential.

To apply

If you believe you fit the job and person profiles please send your application to somaliajobs@oxfam.org.uk or apply online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs

The closing date for applications is 20th January, 2012.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Manager, Somalia

National Level C2

Base: Nairobi

Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 Year)

Who we are

Oxfam GB has been assisting the population of Somalia since the 1960s with interventions focusing mainly on livelihood and public health sectors, including water and sanitation interventions.

The southern Somalia response began in 2005-2006 with the delivery of a humanitarian programme integrating water, sanitation, public health promotion, food security and livelihoods interventions in Lower Shabelle, Benadir/Mogadishu, Lower Juba, Middle Juba and Gedo regions.

Since July 2011, Oxfam GB scaled up its humanitarian activities across South Central Somalia, bringing to fore the need for support in setting up and utilization of the Oxfam Somalia design, monitoring and evaluation systems and procedures.

The role

The person will lead on the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems that meet minimum standards and reflect best practice of Oxfam and other organizations, as well as taking into account the key cross-cutting quality issues identified in the Somalia Humanitarian programme strategy.

He/she will be responsible for designing and implementing initiatives with Oxfam staff and partners to ensure that gender, GBV, and other protection concerns are integrated into the programme as per the Somalia Humanitarian Strategy.

The person will also develop systems with programme staff, partners and communities to ensure that there is strong accountability between programme beneficiaries, other stakeholders, and Oxfam

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will have a university degree in Social Sciences/Humanities with practical experience in monitoring and evaluation and program management (Masters preferred).

You will bring to this role 3 years of working in designing, managing or reviewing development and/or humanitarian programme.

The person should demonstrate experience and abilities as a trainer and capacity builder in design, monitoring and evaluation using a variety of training methods.

Excellent communication, facilitation and representation skills as well as computer literacy, attention to detail and fluency in English language is a requirement. Ability to work effectively with others in a multicultural team and commitment to the aims and objectives of Oxfam are essential.

To apply

If you believe you fit the job and person profiles please send your application to
somaliajobs@oxfam.org.uk or apply online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs

The closing date for applications is 20th January, 2012

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