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Annex B

CANDIDATE’S SELF ASSESSMENT


APPLICATION FOR TRI-CLUSTER COORDINATOR TRAINING WORKSHOP

Name…Dr BEN ABDALLAH Kamel…. Date…27 September 2008.

A) FUNCTIONAL Competencies
Please rate (between 0-4) the level of your knowledge and experience of the following functional
competencies, both within an emergency situation and/or a development setting.

0 = No knowledge and experience, less than 1 year of work experience


1= Limited knowledge and experience, ~ 1-2 years of relevant work experience
2= Intermediate knowledge and experience, ~ 3- 5 years relevant work experience
3= Significant knowledge and experience, ~6-9 years of relevant work experience
4= Expert: 10 + years of relevant work experience

Management Related Competencies (use Emergency Development


ratings above) Setting Setting
1.Team Leader 0 4
2. Project Manager 0 4
3. Senior Programme Coordinator 0 4
4. Senior Technical Advisor 0 0
5. Sector/Cluster Coordinator 0 0
Task Related Competencies
6. Needs Assessor 0 4
7. Monitoring and Impact Evaluator 0 4
8. Trainer 0 4
9. Report or Proposal Writer 0 2
10. Emergency Preparedness Planner 0 2

Technical Subject Area (Use Ratings Above) Rate


11. Co-ordination of sectoral actors 2
12. Representation to government authorities/donors 4
13. CERF/Flash/CAP proposal and appeal writing 2
14. Facilitation skills 4
15. Media spokesperson 0
16. Information management systems 4
17. Strategic vision and global thinking 4
18. Reporting under tight deadlines 4
19. Knowledge of humanitarian reform principles, IHL, the reform pillars and updates, etc 0
20. Knowledge of cluster approach guidelines, including TOR, and how to apply them 0
21. Understanding of partner organizations (their mandates, limits, capacities) and awareness 2
of how to integrate them into a cluster response.
22. Ability to avoid and/or mitigate conflicts and misunderstandings amongst partners, as well 2
as with the cluster lead.
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Availability
What is the minimum amount of time needed for you to be ready to be deployed 48 fours
as Cluster Coordinator if called on?
Has your employer agreed to you being deployed at short notice (possibly 48 to
72 hours) as Cluster Coordinator? *Submit Completed Annex D
What is the maximum period you can be deployed as Cluster Coordinator? 3 months

Are there any health considerations that would prevent you from being deployed No
as a Cluster Coordinator? If yes, provide details

Training Courses attended relevant to Cluster Co-ordination


Training Date
Course
organization
No one

Any other information regarding your general competencies you would like to note:
NB: as the knowledge levels in a specific area are linked to years of practice and since I did not
perform more then 3 months emergency interventions’ coordination (during Afghani war), I rated
all items in emergency settings “0”

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B) TECHNICAL Competencies
Please rate (between 0-4) the level of your knowledge and experience technical competencies, both
within an emergency situation and/or a development setting. It is necessary only to complete the section
relevant to your sector. Please do not double-count experiences – try and detail out whether emergency
or development.

0 = No knowledge and experience, less than 1 year of work experience


1= Limited knowledge and experience, ~ 1-2 years of relevant work experience
2= Intermediate knowledge and experience, ~ 3- 5 years relevant work experience
3= Significant knowledge and experience, ~6-9 years of relevant work experience
4= Expert: 10 + years of relevant work experience

□ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (please rate as per above)

Emergency Development
Technical Subject Area
Setting Setting
W1 Camp/Rural water supply (sourcing, treatment, supply, 0 2
etc.)
W2 Camp/Rural sanitation (latrines, solid waste etc.) 0 2
W3 Camp/Rural Hygiene promotion / Community participation 0 2
W4 Urban managed water 0 0
W5 Urban managed sewerage 0 0
W6 Urban managed solid waste 0 0
W7 Other 1 (Specify)
W8 Other 2 (Specify)

□ Nutrition (please rate as per above)

Emergency Development
Technical Subject Area
Setting Setting
N1 Camp/Rural setting - basic knowledge of rapid 0 2
assessment of Nutritional Status
N2 Nutrition information and Surveillance system 0 4
N3 Treatment/feeding practices of moderate and severe 0 2
malnutrition (targeted and blanket feeding, inpatient and
community based management, addressing MN deficiencies)
N4 Basic knowledge nutritional needs in general population, 0 2
pregnancy and lactation, infant and young children
(supplementary feeding, micronutrient supplementation,
promotion of IYCF - breast feeding and access to safe
complementary feeding and caring practices)
N5 Transition from emergency to development oriented 0 0
interventions.

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□ Health

Emergency Development
Technical Subject Area
Setting Setting
H1 Rapid Assessment skills and experience 0 4
H2 MMR surveillance systems 0 4
H3 Knowledge of basic health needs amongst a population in 0 4
the relevant setting (e.g. emergency vs development)
H4 Transition from emergency to development oriented 0 0
interventions

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