Overview

Project Officer (Shelter/Non-Food Items)

Under the overall supervision of the Senior Program Coordinator in Emergency and Post Crisis and direct supervision of Programme Officer (S/NFI), the Project Officer (S/NFI) will be responsible for supporting aspects of the timely delivery of shelter and NFIs activities in close coordination with the field teams and in close collaboration with other units including procurement, logistics, finance, and security.

 

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Provide specific inputs to assist with the development and/or updating of beneficiary management systems, databases, and monthly reporting formats in close collaboration with the Programme Officer (S/NFI).
Perform preliminary data audits and analyses in order to assist with high quality data
collection. Consolidate and update beneficiary lists after registration and verification exercises.
Document distributions and maintain supportive documents for the projects (assessment, beneficiary registration, payment records, etc.).
Keep abreast of operational delays and deviations in relation to work plans and promptly notify the Programme Officer of issues that may affect the timely delivery of project activities within the agreed required timeframe and project timeline.
Under the close supervision of the Programme Officer (S/NFI) and in close collaboration with the logistics and procurement unit, initiate the procurement process for project deliverables and facilitate timely supply of commodities/services for field operations.
Follow up on the implementation of Cash Bashed interventions (CBIs) and check that targeting is done correctly, and internal requirements are met. Keep an overview of the guidance provided by the Cash Working Group and IOM global CBI guidelines in relation to CBI alignment.
Liaise with field counterparts, implementing partners and coordination structures (Shelter and NFI Cluster and Cash Working Group) as appropriate and provide updates on IOM operations as needed.
Based on developed standards and guidelines, work to improve the operational delivery of activities for better mainstreaming of cross-cutting themes such as the inclusion of vulnerable groups, gender, environment, Accountability to Affected Population (AAP), etc.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

Master’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.

 

Experience

Experience in implementation of Shelter/NFI activities in emergency and conflict environments.
Experience in coordination with cluster and other sectors.
Experience in working effectively with Donors, local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community.
Shelter/NFI technical experience to guide and supervise Shelter/NFI project teams.

Skills

Knowledge of the broad range of shelter and settlement related subject areas dealt with by the Organization.

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