|Job title||VAC-9339 Senior Program Assistant (CCCM Cluster)|
|Number of vacancies||1|
|Qualification||Bachelor Degree or equivalent in University Degree in Law, International Relations, Social Work, Developmental Studies or a similar field with four years’ relevant professional experience (essential).
High School in Certificate of above relevant qualifications with Six years of relevant professional experiences (essential).
|Sector experience||Minimum of 4 year/s of demonstrable relevant Camp Management experience (essential).|
|Geographical experience||Minimum of 4 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).|
|Languages||Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in Somali (essential).
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|Overview of position||Drought conditions in Somalia have worsened during the first half of 2022 leading to acute displacement across the country. During this period of worsening conditions, displacement leaving affected districts into urban IDP sites has increased in frequency with an estimated one million individuals displaced since conditions deteriorated. Within the CCCM Cluster, there are seven sub-national locations across the country that provide coordination systems assisting CCCM partners in implementing operations and feeding critical information into state-level OCHA-led coordination structures. While these seven sub-national hubs are fully functional providing support to CCCM partners, increases in the frequency and quantity of displacement have presented challenges in coordinating sub-national responses with CCCM partners and humanitarian service providers. Therefore, the Roving CCCM Focal Point position has been established with the aim of supporting sub-national focal points with coordination support while providing assistance to operational CCCM partners. This degree assistance looks to strengthen the operationalization of CCCM principles outlined in both the CCCM Cluster’s Famine Prevention Plan and Joint Inter-Sectoral Famine Prevention Plan overall increasing the quality of CCCM interventions.
Currently, CCCM Cluster Sub-National Focal Points are accountable for the CCCM response to the humanitarian crisis. Focal Points must ensure the inclusion of key humanitarian partners within the sector, respecting their mandates and programme priorities. The Senior Program Assistant (CCCM Cluster) for Hirshabelle will provide dedicated focal point support for CCCM operations in Hirshabelle. This will entail strengthened coordination amongst CCCM partners and establishing additional relationships with sub-national focal points for the various clusters following up on longstanding challenges that may be affecting the overall response. The Senior Program Assistant (CCCM Cluster) will also play an instrumental role in enabling CCCM partners at the sub-national level to operationalize core CCCM activities as part of the cluster’s Famine Prevention Plan. This may entail holding trainings or on-the-ground support to CCCM partners while emphasizing the critical importance of community engagement and site-level presence by CCCM partners within the famine prevention response. Additionally, the Senior Program Assistant (CCCM Cluster) will be willing to engage in frequent travel to site-level locations that may be facing numerous challenges requiring supplementary cluster support.
The Senior Program Assistant (CCCM Cluster) for Hirshabelle Sub-National will work to support the cluster at the S-ICCG and will provide representation to the cluster during all external engagement with OCHA, government officials and sector focal points. This will entail strengthened coordination amongst CCCM partners and establishing additional relationships with sub-national focal points for the various clusters following up on longstanding challenges that may be affecting the overall response.
|Key competencies||The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
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