• July 2, 2024

Website African Initiatives for Relief and Development

The African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit making NGO with Country Programme Offices in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Niger, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan. AIRD’s objective is to offer operational support, including but not limited to: supply chain, logistics, construction, infrastructure, environment, livelihoods and WASH in partnership with relief and development organizations that focus on disaster-affected and development oriented areas. AIRD delivers for and through partners including but not limited to UN Agencies, international and national donor organizations and governments.

AIRD is working with stakeholders in Ethiopia on an anticipated project in Somali Region.  It is in view of this that the position of Monitoring Officer is being advertised.

The Monitoring Officer will carry out activities to address food insecurity assistance in the targeted area.

Key Responsibilities

·        Conduct regular live food distribution observations to monitor compliance of project implementation with agreed standards. Based on monitoring findings and observations, continuously work with field level staff to attain a higher and full level of compliance

·        Conduct regular product end use after the completion of each distribution round to check and verify beneficiaries have received their entitlements as per the determined sizes and verify other relevant information  on projects beneficiaries

·        Undertake regular warehouse inspection in its designated areas to check and ensure higher level of Compliance to agreed standards.

·        Review relevant product transaction documents to check and provide feedback on practice of standard recording and documentation and reconciliation between different product transaction recording documents

·        Check and ensure if control procedures are adequate at each stage to prevent corruption and misappropriation

·        Host and conduct joint product monitoring with parner staff and take the prime responsibility to follow up and close findings at field level

·        Actively engage in teamwork at respective hub head office level by closely working with partner Regional Coordinator,

Key Relationships

·        Team leaders

·        Project Manager

·        Monitoring Assistants

Qualifications, experience and skills

·        BA/BSc Degree in social science fields such as Development studies, Agriculture, Economics, Accounting and other related fields

·        At least 5 years’ experiences on food assistance projects

·        Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel for long period of time in difficult terrain, harsh and demanding conditions.

  • Computer literacy is an added advantage

To apply for this job please visit airderp.org.