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9 Food Security and Livelihood Field Officer Non-profit Job Positions - Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary:  The Food Security and Livelihood Field Officer provides ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to the execution of the economic stabilisation and longer term self-reliance of refugees and hosting communities in Palorinya, Imvepi and Bidi bidi refugee settlement in Moyo, Arua and Yumbe districts respectively. The activities ensure children (and their care givers) in the refugee settlements create emergency livelihoods through cash for work activities for 30 days (i.e. 37,500 work days) to 1,250 refugees and hosting communities; and livelihood recovery options through microbusiness development to 1000 among them.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Food Security and Livelihood Field Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture, economics, entrepreneurship and other related fields.
  • Three years of experience in humanitarian livelihood programmes;
  • Experience of working with small business development and market based programming
  • Experience in delivering training to communities and staff; cash based programming, implementing livelihood projects e.g. public works/ cash for work projects; agricultural support; home based skills development or income generation projects
  • Strong understanding of employment, small and micro enterprise, education and vocational skills training in a rural setting; and experience in career counselling in livelihoods related enterprise;
  • Specialized knowledge in environment and risk management
  • Knowledge of West Nile, Uganda, and the displacement (refugee) context preferred
  • An understanding of the role of INGOs and current development debates, particularly participatory approaches, organizational development and capacity building with/for both state and non-state partner

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 16th July 2018

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