Humanitarian Register Junior Expert – Hargeisa, Somaliland


Humanitarian Register Junior Expert – Hargeisa, Somaliland


Job Details






Somaliland/Hargeisa with travel

FundsPro cost allocation


Job name

Assistant Level

Focusing: Data Collection


Humanitarian Register Junior Expert

Salary Group


Immediate Supervisor

Head of Project, Technical supervisor to MEAL Exp.

Subordinate position(s)




10. Contract period: Eleven Months

11. Contract type: Definite


II. Organization and Position Overview

Welthungerhilfe is a German-based international non-profit humanitarian and development organization. The ultimate vision of Welthungerhilfe is to see a world without hunger and poverty. WHH has been working in four regions of Somaliland (Awdal, Maroodi-jex, Sahil and Toghdeer) since 2001 with multisector interventions. It secures funding mainly from German Government cooperation (BMZ, AA and WFP) and private donors of Germany for its interventions in Somaliland.

WHH seeks to engage a junior expert for support to its MEAL function, and for specific delivery of its humanitarian register – an ongoing data collection exercise under the project Integrated humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness for populations affected by climate crisis in Awdal and Togdheer, Somaliland.


III. Duties and Areas of Responsibility Humanitarian register (60%)

Coordinate and oversee data collection for the humanitarian register in new project areas (SOM1034) and possible refresh of data collected in previous phase.

Develop and maintain database of data collected for humanitarian register.

Manage humanitarian register information flows to NADFOR and other stakeholders as required.

Support to MEAL function (40%)

Assist in the design and maintenance of project databases and dashboards.

Support integrity of reporting processes, through data cleansing and quality control.

Provide oversight to quantitative data collection exercises for project surveys (baseline, endline, KAP surveys and others), including training of enumerators where appropriate.

Support MEAL team (MEAL Expert and Head of Programmes) with data analysis as required.

Contribute to project dashboards for SMT and technical team meetings.

Contribute to development of trainings in data management and analysis for project teams.

IV. Requirement

Education and Experience

Minimum graduate degree in a relevant field.

2 years MEAL experience in a local or international NGO.

Good grasp of quantitative research methods and database design.

Strong capability in Microsoft Excel and other analytical software (MS Teams an advantage).

Familiarity with the project context a significant advantage.

V. Language Requirement

Proficiency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali is a requirement.


How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (Cover letter, updated CV and contacts of 3 professional referees) by email to with the subject of the email as

“Application for Junior Expert” by no later than on 27th June 2021.

No applications received after the closing date will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the selection process.



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