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Position titleSenior Field Operations Assistant
Place of performanceDollow, Somalia
Apply by04/05/2021
Start date01/06/2021
Durationup to 5 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience; or High School Certificate with six years of relevant professional experience.
Sector experienceMinimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 4 year of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English and Somali are essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
Our client is one of the major humanitarian and development actors in Somalia. Our client Shelter/NFI program currently implements projects focused at in-kind distributions as well as Cash Based Interventions. The program also maintains the common supply pipeline for cluster partners.

Under the overall supervision of the Shelter/NFI Program Manager and direct supervision of Operations Officer - Shelter/NFI, the successful candidate will be responsible in coordinating  the timely provision of shelter and NFIs to conflict and disaster affected communities through in-kind and cash-based interventions. He or she will be the lead for shelter/NFI related field interventions and delivering our client SNFI responses on the ground
Role objectives
  • Provide specialized support for successful planning, coordination and implementation of project activities at field level including community outreach activities and SNFI in-kind and Cash based Interventions.
  • Conduct community meetings to sensitize communities about shelter/NFI activities and beneficiary entitlements and conduct of Focus Group Discussions
  • Lead the team in organizing and conducting needs assessments as per developed targeting criteria, beneficiary selection, market, feasibility and vendor assessments.
  • Organize distributions as per the agreed modality of response in coordination with the operations officer Shelter/NFI and the Program Manager.
  • Establish field level liaison with govt officials and counter parts, community members and local leadership, other operational partners
  • Liaison closely with other units at field level for a synchronized implementation approach including Medical Health Unit, CCCM, DTM and WASH
  • Support and provide technical guidance to other units as required
  • Ensure the beneficiary registration is according to beneficiary management system;
  • Keep updated with changes on systems and adapt as needed;
  • Ensure the required documentation is collected, consolidated and reported back as the established SOPs
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
Project reporting
Operations Officer Shelter/NFI
Key competenciesThe incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2*
• Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
• Empowering others and building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
• Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Team management
This field does not require management field 
Further information
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.