Plan International Livelihood Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International Livelihood Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child.

But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood.


  • Implement livelihood and cash transfer programming for the humanitarian response and ensure beneficiaries are selected based on community based participatory criteria.
  • Support community sensitization, mobilization, awareness creation and participatory decision.
  • Collect and authenticate all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) for delivery of livelihood intervention services;
  • Support the development and implementation of Livelihood/ Cash component implementation plans to capture project performance and results, including data reporting, assessments, and all beneficiaries’ registration and in kind/cash distribution activities
    Support to ensure that livelihood/cash-specific elements of community and field level staff and volunteers capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented.
  • Report results of Livelihood/Cash activities by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate.
  • Provide leadership at project location level on Livelihood/Cash activities to ensure project technical integrity to achieve project/program goal and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the field based team and sector specialist(s) and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Lead efforts at project location to conduct project interventions activities (livelihood/ cash), document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
  • Lead efforts to train field level staff and financial services agents to set-up systems for effective cash/in-kind distribution and crowd control at such events to facilitate record keeping
  • Utilize the pre/post distribution assessment data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning
  • Cultivate strategic sectors relationships and networks, and act as alternative representative
    of the livelihood and cash sector in FSSWG, ERLWG and CWG meetings, conferences, and presentations.

    Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge


  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in the field of Sociology, Language Arts, Education, and Agriculture.
  • Minimum of 1-year post NYSC working experience in Livelihood/Cash operation with an emergency or development program.
  • Experience in VSLA formation and training including community mobilization and participatory decision making.
  • Prior experience with Plan International as a volunteer or consultant – Preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity as enumerator conducting emergency assessments, field-level data collection, and experience analysing field data and concisely reporting on results.
  • Experience of implementing livelihood projects e.g. conditional/unconditional cash grant; public works/ cash for work projects; Cash for nutrition (INP+CBT); agricultural support; home based skills development or income generation projects- Preferred.
  • Strong understanding of youth and women employment, small and micro enterprise, education and vocational skills training and career counselling in livelihoods related enterprise.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th October, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Livelihood Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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