NRC NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Officer Jobs in Nigeria

NRC NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Officer Jobs in Nigeria

NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field office in Mubi - Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Food Security project. in Adamawa State

NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.


  • Conduct livelihoods assessments to determine the most viable income-generating activities.
  • Responsible for coordination with all key stakeholders and register project beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and partners in training of beneficiaries on small scale business, income generating activities and vocational skills.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Coordinate with relevant partners working in the same implementation areas
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop a team of livelihood /food assistance
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Investigate and facilitate the introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities


  • BSC Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences
  • Work
    experience from the Borno/Adamawa context preferred
  • Experience and understanding of Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) both farm and off-farm.
  • Proven experience in Income Generation Activities and
  • Proven experience in Vocational Skills Training
  • Experience in beneficiary skills training and distribution of conditional business grants or small business startup kits.
  • Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of the context in Northeast Nigeria
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
    Communicating with respects

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd June 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC NGO Livelihoods and Food Security Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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