Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit and non-governmental organization which provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

NRC is working in Ethiopia in partnership with Ethiopian Government counterpart, the Administration for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in providing humanitarian assistance, Education, Shelter, Food Security & Livelihood, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Child Protection for refugees as well as host community around refugee camps in Shire (Tigray), Dolo Ado, Asosa, Gambella and Jigjiga.

NRC Food Security strategies aim at developing self-reliance livelihoods interventions which was designed and implemented to strengthen refugee women’s and men’s productive capacities to achieve food and income security through a variety of economic activities longer-term self-sufficiency.

The purpose of the officer position is to assist with day-to-day implementation of the Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Programme in the Shire region.

The Livelihoods and Food Security Project Officer is responsible for coordination of the Livelihoods and Food Security activities at Mai-Ayni/Adi-Harush/Hitsats/Shimelba Refugee Camp Office.

Job Description

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, hand books, guidelines and donor requirements is maintained in program operation
  • Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and produce periodical project progress reports as
    required by the management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Ensure that project target beneficiaries are most in need, and services are properly delivered
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  • Coordinate the Food Security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders in and about the FSL project activities
  • Prepare the work break down of the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Ensure that submission of procurement plan and distribution of materials and equipment are timely performed in line with the existing procedures
  • Provide technical support to project team members & ensure opportunities are given to enhance their capacity
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve quality program achievements.

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Economics, Development Studies, Sociology, Business Administration, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience
    INGO experience in refugee camp settings is advantageous
  • Computer skill (Micro soft Office Package) is advantageous
  • Education field
  • Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture
    Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal qualities
  • Program Management
  • Representation and Coordination
  • Procurement/Financial Accountability
  • Reporting Arrangements

  • English

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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