Regional Food Security Coordinator

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SOLIDARITES is a humanitarian organisation which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster.

For over 25 years the association has concentrated its action on meeting three vital needs - water, food and shelter - by carrying out emergency programmes followed by reconstruction projects.

The Food security coordinator will be based at Nairobi with frequent visits to basis in Kenya and Somalia.

He is under the direct responsibility of the Country Director.


  • The Food security coordinator is the responsible for the proper implementation and quality of the food security component in all Kenya and Somalia programs.
  • He is a technical focal point and an advisor for food security for the Kenya / Somalia team.
  • Responsible for the quality for food security activities
  • Guaranty that food security activities are implemented according to the standardized methodology, with a participatory approach.
  • Organize workshops and regular communications in purpose to share experiences and develop capacity building strategies among different field teams
  • Check the relevancy of technical designs or solutions proposed at the proposal level or during the course of the project Representation
  • Represent Solidarites in different food security coordination meetings Monitoring of the humanitarian situation/ Assessments
  • Monitor constantly the food security humanitarian situation in Kenya and Somalia
  • Develop early effective warning systems and tools to monitor the humanitarian situation and report to the coordination team
  • Support field teams in the design and the implementation of the food security activities
  • Support field teams in the drafting of proposals and reports, elaborate and guide the sectorial strategy
  • Carry out, analyse and capitalise humanitarian assessments done by Solidarités and other partners related with food security issues.
  • Elaborate our intervention strategy in accordance with the proposals if any, for each area and each context.
  • Prepare and is responsible of reporting related to food security programs


  • Master degree in food security / agriculture engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of field experience with NGOs in food security activities, based on community participation
  • At least 2 year of field Experience with NGOs in a management position
  • Proven experience of assessments, of proposal writings, monitoring and evaluation
  • English (working language) : fluent with excellent writing capacities
  • French or Kiswahili remains desirable skills Other
  • High self-control capacity, rigour.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and live in a sometimes solitary environment with significant restrictions on personal movement.
  • Reactivity and adaptation to a very moving context
  • Good writing capacities
  • Able to cope with high pressure and short deadlines

    Deadline: 31st January

    For more job information and application, see: Regional Food Security Coordinator Website

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