FSL Intern

Save the Children , Mudug, Somalia
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**FLS intern -*Somali-National 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.


Reports to: FSL Program Officer

Dimensions: Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 600 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bossaso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in southern states). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer-term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest.


Under the general guidance of the FSL Program Officer, the FSL intern will directly work with communities (IDPs) to implement emergency FSL interventions in Mogadishu including Unconditional Cash transfer and Income Generating Activities (IGAs). The FSL intern will manage data collection activities in IDP camps, community level mobilization activities, implementing beneficiary targeting protocols.



  • Secondary school leaving certificate with 2 years of experience or Diploma or degree in social science with at least 1-year experience.
  • Prior experience in working in Southern states.
  • Prior experience in Emergency food security project is desirable.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Computer skills, with focus on word processing and excel.
  • Strong morals including, honesty, transparency, generosity, altruism and respect.
  • Experience in working in harsh environment would be an added advantageHigh level of fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
  • Commitment to Save the Children International values

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Application will be close on 15thJan 2021.

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.


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