INTERSOS Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria

INTERSOS Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria

General purpose of the position

  • Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, the Food Security Field Officer (GFD) supervises and reports all aspect of the WFP General Food assistance project activities, both the in-kind food distribution and the Cash Based Transfers activities in the field, within the framework of the WFP project.

  • He/she ensures all activities are done in line with the donor requirements, and these activities are achieved in a timely and efficient manner. During absence of Field Coordinator, the position holder will be wholly accountable for the WFP General Food Assistance project activities under direct supervision of Project Manager / Deputy Project Manager.

    Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures effective implementation of the WFP Cash Based Transfer activities

  • Ensures effective implementation of the WFP in-kind food distribution activities.

  • Ensures accurate, complete and up to date data are made available for the WFP food assistance project activities.

  • Provision of technical assistance as well as supportive monitoring and evaluation of the WFP Food Assistance project activities.

  • Supervises all the WFP food assistance project efficiently and effectively.

  • Conducts monthly WFP Inkind food distribution and Cash Based Transfer activity in the targeted location.

  • Carries out beneficiary targeting and registration in an open and transparent manner within the community.

  • Joins in conducting malnutrition prevention awareness sessions, screening and tracking.

  • Conducts training on relevant food security related topics for the Field Assistant

  • Supervises the activities of the Field assistants (GFD)

  • Presentation of monthly food assistance progress report

  • Preparation of Daily, Weekly & Monthly reports of the food assistance project activities.

  • Attends relevant Local Coordinator Sector Meeting.

  • Implements other tasks as might be required with relation to the INTERSOS Country Program in Nigeria.

  • Conducts duties in accordance with INTERSOS Nigeria programme and protection Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Conducts duties strictly in accordance with INTERSOS Code of Conduct and the principle of confidentiality.

  • Performs additional tasks
    as assigned.

    Position Requirements

    Professional requirements

  • Minimum of a Degree (BSc/H.ND).

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a national level project implementation position in a humanitarian / developmental context;

  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts;

  • Technical Food Security knowledge of WFP Cash Based Transfer and Inkind food Distribution.

    Personal requirements

  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;

  • Experience in leadership and problem solving;

  • Fluency in English, Hausa is a plus;

  • Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions;

  • Ability to put up with job pressure;

  • Ability to deliver high quality work within tight deadlines;

  • Good child care skills;

  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective and working relations with national staff members and other stakeholders.

  • Experience living and working in cross-cultural, multi-sector, insecure, and/or remote environments.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; INTERSOS Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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