Action Against Hunger Food Security & livelihood Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Action Against Hunger Food Security & livelihood Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

General Assignments / scope of the Role

  • Responsible to implement at least two quick impact projects in food security that will address short-term host community needs so that food insecurity amongst the host community is reduced.

    The Food Security & livelihood Program Manager Role’s purpose, engagement and delivery is

    • Purpose (The substantive focus of the job encompassing scope, depth and difficulty of work both conceptual and applied)

    Objective 1

    Promote the comprehension of food security project in the intervention area


  • Collect and evaluate information on food security and the livelihood conditions of the populations;

  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable populations;

  • Propose how to meet these needs;

  • Participate actively in developing a food security project formulation;

  • Contribute towards the elaboration of proposals;

  • To critically follow evolution of the Food / Livelihood Security in the area

    Objective 2

    Team management


  • Organise the teamwork and plan of actions (planning responsibilities);

  • Identify teams` training needs and develop the capacity of the team by delivering on job training;
  • Work and collaborate transparently and efficiently with all the support departments both at base and capital levels.

    • Engagement: (The focus of interaction both internally and externally needed to deliver a service seek collaboration and build effective partnerships)

    Objective 3

    Represent Action Against Hunger

  • Develop a network of contacts at base level (INGOs, Government, technical or scientific, political) to allow a smooth implementation of the project.

  • Represent Action Against Hunger with the different stakeholders such as authorities, communities, local NGOs, INGOs involved in the response and participate at Zonal and Woreda level meetings and workshops

  • Explain the project’s activities and objectives to partners and communities as needed.

  • Implement other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Field Coordinator.

    • Delivery: (The focus on the execution of the work and the role on the team for supporting business/operational functions in terms of timeliness and quality)

    Objective 4: Implement suitable food security activities


  • Organize and supervise the implementation of identified activities in coordination with other departments;

  • Define implementation modalities (identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution, monitoring, etc.);

  • Evaluate the relevance and appropriateness of the intervention in view of the evolution of the context and needs;

  • Finalize the internal and external activity reports.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

  • FSL Officer

    Gender Equality Commitments

    • Foster an environment that supports values of women and men, and equal access to information.#

    • Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.

    • Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, children (boys and girls) regardless of gender, sex orientation, disability,
    religion. Race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.

    • Value and respect all cultures.

    Fiscal Responsibility

    • Assigned budget for Borena base FSL activities

    Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for long periods and to concentrate on work, including typing, and turn out heavy volumes of work accurately, within short time frames under stressful situations in the context of a moderately noisy office with many interruptions.

  • Must be able to proofread own work accurately so that only minor corrections are needed on an infrequent basis.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Any Procurement requests should be raised by using the link software.

    Working Conditions, Travel and Environment

  • The duties of the job require regular job attendance at least five days per week. Must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.

  • Must be able to travel as required for standard domestic and international business purposes.

  • While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee may be exposed to precarious settings under high security risks and/or very basic living conditions and outside weather conditions, as well as to infectious diseases.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • BA degree / Masters in Agriculture / Animal Health / Development Studies

    Required Skills & Competencies

  • Proven track record on Food security & Livelihood, cash distribution implementation

  • Livelihood security project management and project implementation

  • Good technical Knowledge on needs assessment, project formulation and Monitoring

  • Management - Good analytical skill - capacity to organize and supervise the team – Capacity to establish and develop a network of professional contacts

  • Good Computer skill

  • Good working knowledge of English (read, write and speak),

  • Capacity to respect deadlines

  • Willing to share information and communicate transparently

  • Team player

    How to Apply

  • If you are interested, please send your application composed of none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “FSL Program Manager” written in the subject line, and three references, applicants to the following addresses:

    Through ;

  • Directly In Person to Action Against Hunger Addis Ababa office after Washington DC square to Mayor Muriel Bowser Street, Wollega – Gimbi, Gambella, Waghimra – Sekota, Harergue - Harar, Borena – Yabello and Somali Gode offices,
  • Deadline: Sunday, 05 July 2020 before 5:00 pm
  • “Female Applicants Are Highly Encouraged”

    NB: Only short listed applicants will be, communicated on and selection process includes technical test and an interview.

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