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Job Title: Food Security Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: The Food Security Coordinator.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Supervise, train and develop team
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with food security projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, or similar)
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
  • Degree or diploma in Agronomy, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience, such as livelihood and market based approaches.
  • Experience from project implementation of cash and voucher approaches is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Personal Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We Offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: one year starting 1st March 2016 (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate can submit their application letter and updated CV to: [email protected] . The title of the position (Food Security Officer Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note:
Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

Application Deadline  7th March, 2016.

 

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State
Duration: One year
Slot: 9

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Food Security Officer reports to the Food Security Coordinator.
  • Together with Food Security Officers, the Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of food security activities on the field – food vouchers, income generating activities and backyard vegetable gardens.
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required
  • Carry out the selection of project beneficiaries
  • Data collection for project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with food security projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, or similar)
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
  • Degree or Diploma in Agronomy, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience, such as livelihood and market based approaches.
  • Experience from project implementation of cash and voucher approaches is an added advantage.
  • Experience in Income Generating Activities and Vegetable Crop Production is a distinct advantage
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Personal Qualification

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

Remuneration
According to NRC’s directions

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate can submit their Application letter and updated CV to the following e-mail address: [email protected] The title of the position (Food Security Assistant – Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please notice that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  7th March, 2016.

Start Date  As soon as possible.

 

Job Title: Food Security Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: The Food Security Project Development Manager (PDM).

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Management of food security project field staff.
  • Adherence to food security tools and handbooks and other NRC policies.
  • Contribute to food security strategy development and provide input on needs and gaps from relevant area.
  • Develop and manage project budget, as delegated from PDM.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of food security projects (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality, and provide regular reports to PDM.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with food security projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Managing resources to optimize results.
  • High-level competency in computer skills.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages.
  • University degree in Agronomy, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience, such as livelihood and market based approaches.
  • Experience from project implementation of cash and voucher approaches is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.

Personal Qualification

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to work in insecure environments.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: one year starting 1st March 2016 (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters and updated CV’s to: [email protected] The title of the position (Food Security Coordinator Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

Application Deadline  7th March, 2016.

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