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Programme Assistant, Humanitarian - Somalia

A vacancy has arisen for a Programme Assistant in DFID Somalia Humanitarian Team to assist with managing a large and complex programme portfolio. This is an exciting time to work on the humanitarian programme. The UK is a leading donor partner in Somalia and recently committed to promote a more resilient future for Somali households through a large 4 year humanitarian programme portfolio. This innovative approach will cover areas such as provision of quality life-saving humanitarian assistance which will include treatment of malnutrition for children and their mothers as well as improved resilience of vulnerable households. The programme includes a monitoring and evaluation component which will focus on capturing evidence and research on the effectiveness of multi-year humanitarian action.

The appointment will be under local terms and conditions and is subject to security clearance.

The salary scale for this position is Kshs 124,592 per month before tax

The anticipated start date for this post is June 2014.

C1 Job Description (MS Word Document, 143KB)

External Application Form (MS Word Document, 83KB)

Civil Service Competencies (PDF, 1.5MB, 46 pages)

If you are interested in applying for this position please email a completed application form and CV to
The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 22nd April 2014. Under no circumstances will applications be accepted after this date.

Your application will not be acknowledged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Selection will include a paper application review process and interview.

DFID is an Equal Opportunities employer. Applications are welcomed from all parts of the community, and we actively encourage interest from women, ethnic minority groups and those with disabilities. Selection is on merit.

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