Livelihood Project Officers (2 Positions) – Kismayo & Badade Districts, Somalia

WRRS Somalia

Livelihood Project Officers (2 Positions) – Kismayo & Badade Districts, Somalia



Job Advertisement – Livelihood Project Officers

Vacancy -2 position

Location: Kismayo & Badade Districts


Background Information

The collapse of the Somalia government in 1991 dragged Somalia into a miserable state characterized by chronic insecurity, massive displacement and lack of adequate access to basic human needs such as food, water and shelter. Amid this horrific state young Somali nationals established Wamo Relief and Rehabilitation Services WRRS in the year 2002 with the aim of contributing to the relief of human suffering in the country.

WRRS is a non Profit, non- partisan organization based in Somalia. The organization is legally registered and operating in the south central Somalia and Punt land.

We aim to strengthen the capacity of the local communities in Somalia and Kenya so that they may share and contribute to the educational, economic, and social well-being of their life through provision of relief supplies, emergency livelihoods and social support and capacity building interventions which are integrated in participatory community-based peace building and human rights-based approaches towards sustainable peace, reconstruction and development of Somalia.


WRRS, seeks the services of a competent 2 Livelihood Project Officers


  • Support the implementation, monitoring, and reporting on Food for Assets (FFA) and Food for Training (FFT) Programmes that provide enhanced opportunities to strengthen communities’ beneficiaries, that promote self-reliance, strengthen livelihoods, and build resilience to shocks and response capacity
  • Lead/conduct community mobilization/consultation meetings and beneficiary selection
  • Ensure accurate, timely submission of internal and Donor Reports
  • Support communication and activities with the Donor, government institutions and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that all documentation of the Project is promptly and correctly filled and archived as necessary
  • Assist in the implementation of the plans of action, review achievement and constraints, and provide feedback accordingly
  • Ensure documentation and sharing of lessons learned of the program
  • Increase and support intentional integration of protection integration, conflict reduction, partnership and gender across all programs
  • Ensure the capacity development and mentoring of the Junior staff
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Development studies, Economics, Agriculture/Livestock production, food security or socio-economic development related fields.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in FSL work in the NGO environment, including exposure to field operations in both emergency and development programs.
  • Strong reports writing skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Interest and readiness to travel
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • The ability to work independently and use own initiative and with minimum supervision
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills; verbal fluency in English and Somali.
  • The ability to represent the organization and advocate with a wide range of partners, including government, NGO’s and community representatives.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, cope with pressure and priorities competing demands on time.


Application Procedure

All applications consisting of all the relevant supporting documents should be sent to not later than 18th April 2021. Application received after this date will not be considered.

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