ROLE PURPOSE: The job holder will be seconded to the regional BoWCA’s and responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the ASRH project in the assigned regional Bureau of Women Children Affairs. Working closely with the regional BoWCAs experts and SCI project coordinator, He/she will be responsible to effectively coordinate, supervise and provide support to the community facilitators in the assigned region and follow-up the implementation of the project under responsibility. The project officer will participate in the preparation of annual plan and working closely with the programme coordinator and partners. He/she will provide project progress reports to the project coordinator in the field office as per the government, SCI and donor requirement. In consultation with the project coordinator, the job holder will represent the project at regional and Woreda level external forums/meetings in his/her operation region as required. He/she will ensure strong linkage and integration of project activities with the government sector development plan
SCOPE OF ROLE: The position is under the line management of the project coordinator and is directly reporting to this post while he/she will have functional relationship with the respective process owner in the regional BoWCA’s. This post has direct supervision role of the community facilitators in the respective Woredas to get projects activities are performed appropriately so as to contribute in achieving the organizational goal and objectives.
Reports to: The Program coordinator with functional relationship to the process owner at the regional Bureau of women and children’s affairs.
Staff directly reporting to this post: Community facilitators
PERCENTAGE OF TRAVEL: 7 5% of his time to intervention Woreda’s.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
- Bachelor Degree in an area of public health, social science or equivalent
- Recommended a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an NGO environment, preferably with experience in community based child wellbeing/SRH project coordination experience
- Knowledge and understanding of national Child wellbeing systems, and technical knowledge on child wellbeing monitoring and evaluation
- Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
- Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Good knowledge of the regional context of assignment and prior experience in working with pastoralist communities
- Strong results orientation and ability to work under pressure
- Experience of successfully implementing changes to processes to improve and monitor quality standards and impact achieved
- Experience of facilitating and shaping programmes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness, s
- Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
- Fluency in local regional and Amharic language required,
- Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required
- Commitment to Save the Children values
- Proven team work and team management experience