Save the Children Food Security and Livelihood Officer Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Food Security and Livelihood Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Opportunity

  • Save the Children International Kenya Country office has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Food Security and Livelihood Officer. The role holder will ensure the effective and efficient implementation of activities directly related cash and voucher-based programs, livestock health, livestock marketing, livestock feeding among others. The role holder would contribute to enhancing the capacity of the Food Security & Livelihoods team to gather quality information on the household economies of targeted vulnerable groups, by participating in assessments and assisting with information analysis and report writing, and subsequently to provide technical input into the development, monitoring and evaluation of food security projects. This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in social sciences, geography, anthropology or other discipline relevant to rural livelihoods and any other relevant qualification.

  • At least 3 year relevant project management experience in an international NGO or similar organization.

  • Good technical knowledge of policy and practice in the field of livelihoods, crop and livestock production as well as other cross cutting issues

  • An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfilment in the
    development context.

  • Experience in implementing cash transfer programs (unconditional cash transfers, voucher and cash for work) and livelihoods programs in the context of pastoralist areas;

  • Knowledge of participatory rural appraisal;

  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages.

  • Good communication, presentation, training and report writing skills.

  • Ability to take a proactive approach in community capacity building, either directly or through facilitation of suitable support and experience in leading a team in fieldwork with communities.

  • Willing to work in isolated rural areas with basic living conditions, and work in difficult field conditions.

  • Knowledge of local language.

  • Commitment to Save the Children's Child Protection Policy.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Food Security and Livelihood Officer Jobs in Kenya

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