We are looking for Micro Enterprise Assistant – Dollow
Diploma in Social science, Community development, Rural Developments, Business administration. with participatory skills
Minimum of Three years working experience in livelihoods, food security, Economic Development community development, and/or community
Experience in community development, leadership and governance, Urban Development
Experience in working with Non-Governmental organizations, UN agencies and local communities, local authorities and Local NGOs
Good command in English-spoken and written and ability to speak and write Somali Language
Good communication skills and ability to conduct training/facilitations skills
Computer skills, good organizational and people centered management skills
Willingness to travel to all project locations on regular basis within Gedo Region
Ability to represent the organization in key meetings at the field level.
Good conflict resolutions skills
Proven report writing skills
Conduct awareness/sensitization meetings on VSLA and BDS, activities among communities and local leaders
Facilitate the community vulnerability Analysis in target villages to define community gaps and provide basis for planning
Develop strategies and work plans (annual/quarterly/monthly) to ensure effective implementation of VSLA & BDS activities in target locations as outlined in
detailed implementation plan
Facilitate the identification and/or formation and mobilization of local structures (VSLA, IGA groups, Cooperatives, financial institutions and marketing
groups) in the villages and district to assist in delivery of program interventions.
Facilitate beneficiary identification in consultation with communities & local leaders
Facilitate the identification of Community Village Agents
Identify technical capacity gaps and problems for beneficiaries and Village Agents face and skills/knowledge they have in VSLAs, Business Development,
IGAs and related fields
Train the beneficiaries and Village Agents in good practices and innovations related to Village Savings and Loans, BDS, RAIGO cooperatives/ organization
Train Economic development Groups/Associations/Committees on governance/leadership, VSLA, BDS and IGAs activities operation and management and
Facilitate training of beneficiaries and Village Agents using participatory extension methodologies group approach and workshops)
Coach and mentor the Village Agents for effective facilitation/support of VSLA, IGAs and BDS activities
Strengthen the capacity of partners – local government, associations and cooperatives in implementation and managing of VSLA, IGAs, VST and BDS
Facilitate organization of exposure/exchange visits and any other events for the beneficiaries to foster learning and experience sharing.
The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing a broad range of activities relevant to conflict affected communities and persons. The activities are categorized in ten sectors:
Shelter and Non-food Items, Food Security, Protection, Income Generation, Coordination & Operational Services, Community Infrastructure & Services, Humanitarian Mine Action, Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), and Education.
These sectors should be seen as cross-cutting, providing a broad overview of the work and various activities of DRC’s numerous programmes across more than 30 conflict pr displacement affected countries worldwide.The relative significance of the respective sectors for 2012 and 2013 combined is shown in the diagram below