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Afgooye, Lower Shabelle

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SHACDO is seeking to recruit qualified candidate of Education Officer who will be based in the field office of Afgoye district under Lower Shabelle Region with potential visits to Wanle-weyn district and any other programme locations in Somalia especially Awdhegle district if they become accessible.

General Description of the Role:

The education officer is responsible for designing and delivering SHACDO’s integrated education programme activities in Lower Shabelle region. Responsibilities include developing effective measures to strengthen project practices and production, ensuring implementation in line with donor commitments and funding allocations and monitoring implementation to document practice and impact. The education officer will develop in-depth knowledge of the education activities and undertake substantial field work. Involvement into the project site monitoring, and regular reporting to the field supervisor.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Ensure timely activity implementation and monitoring of the education activities as well as facilitating regular updates to the head office.
To assist SHACDO in identifying needs and plan humanitarian interventions in target areas via the roll out of need assessments based on appropriate methods
To conduct a baseline and end line research and provide reports to the organization for decision making.
To work with community education committee in the planning and enrolment of the activities on community engagement for literacy promotion and education enhancement. Conducting daily school supervision and monitoring.
Distribute and monitor the use of school materials according to the procedures.
Ensure that there are adequate supplies of all items necessary for the smooth function of the education section. Support processes of project baseline and evaluation of the education project.
Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the education project activities.
Report all protection related concerns.
Carry out data collection as required.
Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager
To assist in the identification of education needs in the most vulnerable community.
To collect relevant data for the project and synthesize them before delivery.
Prepare and develop status reports as required by the management
Ensure that project activities are implemented in accordance with the approved project documents
Ensure that the Project budget are spent in line with the approved activities
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
Ensure compliance of administrative and financial procedures of SHACDO and donors.
Provide advice and updates in the project management and implementation
Conduct research and assessments with solid methodologies
Ensure high-quality reporting and assist the organization when need arises
Support capacity building processes throughout the project
Prepare field reports- weekly, monthly and quarterly.
Ensure that all experiences and lessons learnt during the project course are well documented for the use of future references

Adhere to SHACDO policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
Look for opportunities to expand, improve or adapt the education programme and advise the SHACDO management
Other tasks as may reasonably be requested by the SHACDO management


University Degree in education, Business Administration or related courses.
Previous experience from working with education in humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working with complex and volatile context
Fluent in English, both written and verbal is required
Experience and Skills

At least Three years’ experience of Education work-related humanitarian/development program implementation
Experience of working in complex, insecure environments
Fluent spoken and written Somali
Decision making ability and good leadership style
Should have good technical skills
Special Skills
Good analytical thinking and good interpersonal skills
Ability and willingness to interact successfully and respectfully with people at all levels and from all backgrounds
Ability to work under pressure and without constant supervision.
Flexibility and ability to carry out additional duties and tasks as required and adapt to a changing operational environment
Innovative and pro-active with a positive attitude
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply by submitting their applications (cover letter, updated CV and contacts of 3 professional referees) by email to or SHACDO’s Office, Hirey Kasim Building, KM4, Taleh road, Hodan district, Mogadishu-Somalia with the subject line and vacancy notice number “Application for Education Officer/037” The closing date for the application is 23rd April 2018. Applications and CVs submitted after deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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