Somalia: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
|Closing Date : 2017-01-13|
Duty Station : Aleppo, Syria
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Organization: COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale
Closing date: 13 Jan 2017
The Economic Development Officer, shall mean a Somali national who has been trained in Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) or livelihood marketable & Microfinance Institution skills.
Mobilization and awareness raising with local leaders
Identification of existing relevant livelihood marketable skills amongst returnees
Training associations in the implementation of village saving and loans
Monitoring and supervision of Village Agents.
Village saving and loans association data gathering and association monitoring
Preparation of periodic operational plans
Preparation of monthly and quarterly progress reports to Project Manager Data collection from savings groups and preparation of monitoring plans for the saving groups.
Diploma in Micro-finance or Business Administration.
Familiarity with principles and practice of savings-led microfinance and with strong awareness of challenges faced by traditional methodologies
Preferably from the local community
Fluent in English and Somali languages
Good organizational skills
Team building and motivational skills
Good diplomatic , analytical and presentational skills
Proficiency in computer skills At least two years experience on community development
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 13th January 2017
The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line. Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant s Immediate supervisor.
Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to applyCOOPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only short listed candidates will be contacted