JOB VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT Action Contre la Faim (ACF-France) has been conducting humanitarian programs in Somalia from May 1992. Currently, ACF is conducting its humanitarian activities in Somalia focused on severe and moderate malnutrition, medical programs, resilience, and water & sanitation programs via program bases in Mogadishu (since 1995), El Berde (since 2012) and Eyl-(Puntland(since 2014). ACF Somalia is currently looking for suitable Somali National to fill the position of Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager which will be based in Eyl with constant travel to other bases, reporting to the Food Security and Livelihood Head of Department. The M The FSL Program Manager is responsible for : Mission 1: Contribute to deliberations on strategy and the positioning of the FSL Department ongoing, systematic and thorough analysis of the humanitarian situation in respect of FSL and of the context of intervention in his/her field of activity; internal dissemination of information gathered and its analysis to the Field Coordinator and the HoD taking part in the determination of strategy in his/her area of activity and sectoral strategy at national level setting up projects consistent with the ACF Charter, the ACFIN 2015 strategic framework, the policies of FSL and other ACF sectors, national strategic and key international documents in the sector (Standards SPHERE and WHO, etc.) ensuring that teams have a clear understanding of these documents participating, as and when necessary, in the development of the FSL section of the emergency response plan in his/her area of activity ; promoting transversal integration of the FSL sector with other sectors, in collaboration with the Field Coordinator ; taking cognizance of transversal problems associated with FSL initiatives (HIV, Gender issues, Disaster Management, Environment, Handicap, etc.) Mis The Mission 2: Identify needs and contribute to programme elaboration Identifying humanitarian needs in the field of FSL and in his/her area of activity, this to include the submission of reports pertaining to such matters Including, where appropriate, target populations and local actors in the identification of needs and ways of responding to them Participation in defining FSL programs Contributing to the writing of the FSL sections of project proposals M The Mission 3: Set up, implement and report on FSL and WASH projects Setting up of the FSL program(s) taking into account the logical framework of the program(s), the budget, and the logistical and administrative processes of ACF The quality of the programs established in conformity with the technical and project management standards of ACF Familiarizing him/herself thoroughly with his/her projects, the issues involved, the logical framework and indicators ; retaining printed copies of all funding agency contractual documents ; sharing all such information with his/her teams Identifying the technical constraints associated with the implementation of the projects Proposing innovative technical solutions in response to such constraints The implementation of technical recommendations concerning his/her project (Head of Department, Technical Advisor at Headquarters, Experts, Evaluators …) Supervising his/her programs, by means of internal APR monitoring tools, regular presence in the field, maintenance of a timeline, monthly review of the budget Maintaining the profile of both the funding agency and ACF on the project sites Preparing in time to meet deadlines the FSL components of external and internal reports relating to his/her projects Identifying and implementing safety measures for both the teams and the wider population (building sites, community based sites …) Support in the WASH department in the implementation of project activities. M Mission 4: Contribute to the quality, accountability and impact measurement process of his/her program Th Promoting and taking part in the evaluation of the impact of his/her project (external assessment) Promoting and contributing to learning and improvement of quality (internal evaluation and joint visits) Implementing complaints procedures for ethical and transparency reasons, particularly in respect of the beneficiary populations Ensuring that a double CAP survey is put in place (baseline/final) M Mission 5 : Participate in the coordination, representation and partnerships of ACF in his/her area of intervention Coordination of activities with other sectors and departments of ACF in order to ensure rational use of resources and optimum integration Participation in visits by funding bodies whenever requested by the Country Director or the Field Coordinator Representing ACF and ensuring coordination with partners, the authorities, agencies of the United Nations and NGOs in his/her sector, in collaboration with the Field Coordinator Contributing to the process of selecting partners, formalizing partnerships and enhancing their capabilities (Local NGOs, international NGOs, national authorities, private agencies etc...) Reinforcing the FSL capabilities of partners M Mission 6 : Supervise and manage the team Determining size and recruitment of his/her team Team management (leadership, monitoring, motivation) Evaluation of team members Staff development of team members Support the WASH department in the implementation of programs Mi Mission 7: Contributing to capitalization and technical development in his/her sector Capitalization of program-related data and documentation of the innovations achieved Dissemination of the technical and operational expertise acquired in the course of the program Contributing to the upward transmission of data from the ground the better to inform ACF communications Who we are looking for: The person should have a Degree in Agriculture, Veterinary or Rural Development Studies with professional experience in the field of food security and livelihoods. Experience working in fast paced humanitarian programming in Somalia Good facilitation, analytical, planning and report writing skills; demonstrate good planning, organizational and research / analytical skills; Good interpersonal skills ; Must be able to work within a team;; Excellent oral and written English and Somali language skills Ability to use standard computing, packages (word, excel, outlook, power point, internet etc.); Good knowledge and experience in management. Visit: http://reliefweb.int/job/760511/food-security-and-livelihoods-program-manager for full jobs description. How to apply APPLICATIONS including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to st firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 31 December, 2014 clearly mentioning the position and location you are applying for on the subject line. e.g Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.