Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
To contribute to Save the Children’s capacity to meet its Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP). The Project Coordinator is overall responsible for the day to day implementation of DRSLP program implementation. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the Project Director, Area management and support staff (including finance, HR, Supplies Chain and program) to ensure the day to day activities are implemented according to schedule, budget and required quality. The Project Manager reports directly to the Project Director. The Project Coordinator will assist the Project Director in outlining a strategic plan for the implementation of this program including identifying target areas/projects, methods of operation for effective programming and maximum results.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Dimensions: Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 500 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bosasso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in Central South Somalia). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest
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