Livelihoods Project Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Wamo Relief And Rehabilitation Service

Duties and Responsibilities

v Manage and support WRRS livelihood activities implementation

v Create and implement professional development plan for all direct reports

v Ensure coordination between the implementing team and other stakeholders

v Ensure the project meets grants requirement including time frame, resource allocation, scope and risk management.

v Work with project team update and maintain the livelihood project implementation plan

v Collaborate with the project implementation team to make sure project design are based on needs assessment findings (Primary and secondary data and analysis.

v Ensure all the project activities refer to technical standards and consider government and sphere standards and are aligned with internal and external strategic objective

v Ensure that the project activities are developed and implemented with community engagement taking into account local needs.

v Follow up with Accountability to respond to feedback from areas of implementation to strengthen Livelihood sector approach

v Coordinate staffing plans and maintain livelihood staffing structure with support from Operations Manager and P&C

v Collaborate with Finance to review financial reports and maintain accurate spending reports and up-to-date budgets.

v Ensure WRRS is appropriately represented at livelihood focused Working Groups

v Provide input for grant/donor and project milestone and reports to Project

v Establish and implement internal reporting system in coordination with Programs Officer and the Executive Director.

v Provide regular updates to Executive Director and Programs Officer

v Update monthly situation report and Grant performance Tracker.


v Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development studies

v Minimum two years’ experience working with Humanitarian projects in conflict areas

v Experience Working with NGOs specifically in Somalia

v Effective in written and verbal communication in English, Somalia Language is an advantage.

v Technical expertise in sustainable livelihoods, local economic development, technical vocations, or related fields

v Should be a Somali National.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications with subject line as “Livelihoods Project Manager by 24th June, 2018.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s Immediate supervisor.