4 (Four) x Social Protection Project Officers


4 (Four) x Social Protection Project Officer
Reporting to: Social Protection Project Coordinator
Purpose of the Position
Incumbent is expected to provide support towards implementation of a pilot social protection project in Epworth Local Board Area, in compliance with donor/grant requirements and DCA humanitarian standards. The position entails conducting the following activities;
beneficiary targeting, selection, registration, monitoring, data collection, interfacing with stakeholders and provide data collection support for a longitudinal research process to draw lessons learnt from the project.
Key responsibilities
Registration of beneficiaries according to laid down criteria ensuring exclusion and inclusion errors are minimal;
Maintain an up to date and accurate beneficiary database;
Work collaboratively with key stakeholders such as the Local Board, District council, DA, residents associations and relevant government ministries ensuring their active participation;
Ensure project related queries raised by beneficiaries are addressed timeously;
Provision of training to beneficiaries in livelihood activities;
Facilitate beneficiary access to psycho-social support;
Conduct consistent data collection for monitoring and research purposes;
Mainstream gender in all project activities to ensure all vulnerable social groups participate in the project;
Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly progress updates to the line manager;
Perform any other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Disaster Management Sciences, Food Security, Social Sciences, Urban Planning;
Minimum of 5 years relevant and proven experience working in similar scope and environment;
Must be able to work in a team setting and function in a culturally diverse work environment;
He/she should be able to implement measures designed to monitor and implement project quality;
Ability to work in a challenging environment and deliver the desired results;
Self-starter and ability to work with minimum supervision

Deadline: 17 January 2019

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