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Accountability Assistant

Accountability Assistant -Garowe- Open to Somali Nationals Only

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Dimensions:

Save the Children operates across all zones in Somalia and currently has three main area offices and additional 11 field offices. Programmatically Somalia is a large Country Office with more than $110million annual budget and staff over 650 staff.


The Accountability Assistant will ensure the Development and Management of the Accountability Mechanisms (Feedback Response Mechanisms). He/she will also ensure the smooth running of day-to-day activities for Communities including children Feedbacks. Contribute to the Accountability strategy, policy, and practice. Support all the Area Program staff and the MEAL staff in the analysis and dissemination of FRM data, and coordinate FRM information management and reporting systems. He/she will support in the delivery of an effective Feedback Response Mechanism database which will play a key role in the expansion and improvement of the quality of Save the Children programmes in to increase impact and enable positive change for children and overall communities

Reports to: Area MEAL Coordinator

Staff directly reporting to this post: None


University degree in Communication, social sciences, economy, statistics, social work, social administration, development studies, information technology or other relevant academic discipline.

Experience and Skills


  • Background of implementing effective Feedback Mechanisms especially the toll-free hotline in both humanitarian and developmental responses.
  • At least 1year experience in a similar field of activity.
  • Demonstrable effective communication skills.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Team management, coaching and team motivation skills
  • Proven experience and skills in data collection and analysis
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of other data analysis software such STATA, SPSS, etc, will be an added value
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks, and responsibilitie.                                             

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Application will be closed on 3rd Dec 2022

We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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20 Nov 2022

3 Dec 2022 - 15:43 EAT

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning


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