5 Livelihoods Officer US Non-profit Job Opportunities – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Organization: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: 
About US:
The American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian
organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of
beneficiaries around the world.
Job Summary:   The Livelihoods Officer will serve as the
site-level lead on all ARC refugee and host community livelihoods sector
activities, ensuring that livelihoods activities are conducted as planned,
present real and sustainable opportunities to refugees and host communities,
and retain links with local and regional markets in a bid to increase
sustainability and scalability of ARC livelihoods activities, particularly
business development and promotion.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
    International Livelihoods Officer job placement should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Community or Rural Development, Agricultural
    Development, Business, or related field. Master’s degree or equivalent
    experience is preferred;
  • A minimum of five years of working experience in Livelihoods
    programming, micro-enterprise development, market-oriented livelihoods
    promotion, and other innovative approaches to humanitarian livelihoods
    service delivery is an advantage;
  • Experience contributing to livelihoods strategy development and
    proposal writing preferred; Knowledge of VSLA, SACCO, and other savings
    and loan models is essential;
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Language skills of populations
    that ARC serves (e.g. Kiswahili, Luo, Nuer, Kinyarwanda, Arabic Somali,
  • Motorbike riding experience and permit preferable.
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum
four pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to
include most current employer/supervisor – via email to UGjobs@arcrelief.org
with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
NB: Only
applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th July 2018 by 5:00 pm
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