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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Vacancy for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant

May 22, 2019, 7:21 PM
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. We are recruiting to fill the position below:     Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant Ref. nr.: 4086814092 Location: Mubi, Adamawa Travel: Some travelling must be expected Job Type: Full time Detailed Description
  • NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field office in Mubi - Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Food Security project. in Adamawa State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.
  • NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant report to the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer.
Responsibilities
  • Together with LFS Officers, the Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of food security activities on the field – Business Skills and Vocational training.
  • 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
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the line manager
Requirements/Qualifications
  • B.Sc. Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics
  • At least one-year experience working in NGO setup
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • communicating with respect.
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
Education level:
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities:
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Communicating with impact and respect: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Handling an insecure environment
Language:
  • English
We Offer
  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: 12 month
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi; with 50% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
    How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply Click here for more Information (MS Word) Application Procedures and CV Registration
  • Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV.
  • There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.
  • Nigerian nationals only
  Application Deadline  4th June, 2019.

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