NRC Livelihoods & Food Security Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

NRC Livelihoods & Food Security Specialist Jobs in Nigeria


  • The Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria has an opportunity for an experienced Livelihoods and Food Security Specialist to join their Country Office based in Maiduguri.

    Duties and responsibilities



    Key responsibilities

  • Develop the LFS Core Competence (CC) strategy
    Responsible for technical innovative development and quality of CC in country, ensuring holistic programming with other CCs

  • Lead the process on proposals, budgets, modifications, project reviews and reporting and ensure high technical quality

  • Represent NRC with relevant donors, government ministries, and in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in country

  • Take the lead on quality project deliverables to ensure high technical outputs

  • Provide strategic leadership on the development of programming that recognizes the challenges faced by conflict-affected affected populations

  • Support programmatic M&E and indicator tracking in conjunction with project teams and M&E department

  • Ensure workplans and spending plans in line with donor budgets are developed and maintained by supporting Project Coordinators, Managers and Area Managers

  • Develop and lead on conducting needs assessments baseline, mid-and end-evaluations

  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between LFS and other NRC programmes to move toward integrated programming

  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of LFS staff

  • A full Job Description can be found on our website.

    Required Experience and Competencies:

  • Minimum First Level University/Bachelor’s Degree; Advanced Degree preferred

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Minimum 2 years of LFS expertise (as Specialist/TA
    or Project Manager)

  • Knowledge of the Lake Chad Basin region and north-eastern Nigeria context specifically

  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes

  • Experience in team capacity building
    Advanced computer skills, especially in Word,

  • Excel, Power Point and Outlook

  • Experience with youth/adolescent programming, particularly vocational training is desired

  • Experience with alternative LFS in a humanitarian context an asset

  • Understanding of SPHERE and INEE Minimum Standards

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC Livelihoods & Food Security Specialist Jobs in Nigeria



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