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Hassan Sahardid GAHNUG
Head of Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Department @Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) –Jijiga , Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA)
Jijiga, Ethiopia
10+ years’ experience in programme development, project/programme design & management, particularly humanitarian responses and livelihoods/early recovery work. Experience with WFP Vulnerable Analysis Mapping (VAM), Data Analysis, Urban Food Security Analysis and Mapping, Urban School Feeding Programmes, Refugee M&E (Urban and peri- urban communities using both food and cash transfer
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
Support the analysis of the humanitarian context through high quality field assessments, consultation with stakeholders and collection/analysis of secondary data.
Develop strategic positioning for the technical department in close consultation with field teams and other technical departments, as appropriate.
Provide technical leadership in responding to emergencies, market-based programming, Climate adaptation, innovation, social protection, environment and nutrition sensitive programming in the Livelihoods and Food Security sector.
Lead on new proposal development, produce technical and necessary parts of proposals in accordance with donor formats and deadlines, and ensuring close coordination with all the relevant technical and support sectors of Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) and partner organizations.
Provide technical leadership in Food Security, Social Protection and livelihoods focused studies, documentation and dissemination of innovations and good practices to inform project design, implementation and policy and advocacy efforts in line with the Country Office’s Evidence & Learning Agenda.
Ensure a close and regular coordination with other technical departments for overall program coherence; and support departments (logistics, administration and human resources) in procurement planning and follow-up, cash forecasts and budget follow-ups, human resources planning and overall staff management.
Conduct technical review of internal and external reports to support Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) obligations to donors.
Ensure harmonization and coherence of program approach and activities across all program bases with the development of project implementation plans and regular follow-up, including the follow-up of APRs and analysis with budget and logistics follow-up.
Ensure that relevant stakeholders have a clear understanding of Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) charter, background, program objectivesand activities in the field.
Collaborate and support the establishment of strategic partnerships with other institutions that can support Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) work amplifying the impact of Pastoral Relief Development Association (PARDA) work in Somali region.
Supervise/provide technical support to field PMs and conduct regular field visits.
Rural Development and Agricultural Extension (Agricultural Innovation and communication)
Affiliations and Achievements:
Experience conducting training quality and accountability in humanitarian response, particularly on Sphere humanitarian standards (Sphere Focal Point, have conducted several trainings, and participate in the Core Humanitarian Standard discourse/process);
Lead Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Protection (projects funded by UNHCR and IOM) and Child Protection programmes at both field and management level.
Particular experience managing Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF), Seasonal Targeted Assistance (STA) and Urban Feeding programmes (WFP) –peri-urban areas.

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Arabic, Somali and Amharic
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