Livelihoods Advisor, Concern - Sudan

Concern, Humanitarian Organization

Location: Sudan (El Geneina)

Closing date: 31 July

Person Specification


- Relevant third level qualification– preferably with strong emphasis on livelihoods issue (e.g. Farm and Off Farm income generation activities, micro finance, agricultural development)

- 5 years progressive experience in Livelihoods programming

- Previous overseas experience working on livelihoods security programs in conflict/post conflict situations

- Proven history of producing detailed analysis of livelihoods data

- Knowledge of participatory methods and

- Experience in capacity building of national staff


- Qualification in Food Security

- Knowledge of Concern’s Sustainable Livelihoods Framework

- Knowledge of Food Aid Targeting Strategies and Issues

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:

- Flexibility, creative thinker

- Good people management skills

- Good communicator – a key part in this role will be balancing direction with the management role of the Programme Managers whom the Livelihoods advisor supports.

- Ability to work as part of a team

- Adaptable and resourceful

- Good interpersonal and communication skills

- Ability to surface problems and recommend solutions

- Analytical and problem solving skills

- Good organization, planning and time management skills

- Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity

- Empathy with organizational goals

- Report and proposal writing

- Computer skills

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