We are looking for Program Activity Specialist (PAS)
University degree in Communications, Development Studies, Political Science, or other related fields.
Minimum 3 years professional working experience with urban and rural populations, local organizations and/or communities in Somali.
Experience in grant development and grant management.
Minimum of one (1) year communication experience, including drafting success stories.
Knowledge of USAID reporting guidelines preferred.
In-depth knowledge and with ability to identify potential interventions that will contribute towards meeting TIS+ program strategy and objectives.
Demonstrated experience in community participation/engagement –type projects required.
Demonstrated experience in engagement with local government representatives.
Ability to coordinate the financial, administrative and implementation of program activities, including budget management whilst ensuring compliance of
Good command with ability to speak and write in English and Somalia language.
Willingness and ability to live in Mogadishu.
Computer skills and knowledge of systems required with proficiency in Microsoft applications i.e.
Support National Grant development in ensuring proposed budgets costs are verified with the current market price before finalizing the grant budgets.
Support proper documentation processes, including working with beneficiaries /trainees/ grantees in close coordination with the PDO and other responsible
Produce weekly success stories of national programs.
Develop and maintain grant tracker of all the National Grants and share with the program team on a weekly basis.
Assist with the preparation of accurate reports, evaluations and other documents as required.
In coordination with all TIS+ staff, help to mediate/solve any conflicts during the development and implementation of the activities.
Interact constantly with PDO and the Nairobi team on program related issues such as grant development, context analysis and reporting, grant monitoring
Liaise with local partners, subcontractors, resource partners to support efficient and effective PIKA implementation.
Provide reliable input on procurement for materials and human resources as required.
In close coordination with the PDO and SAO, ensure that all activities and national grant files are properly completed and maintained in both soft and
Other duties as assigned.
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization Plus (TIS+) activity aims to increase Somalia’s stability through participatory processes that promote good governance and community cohesion.