Save the Children Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Save the Children Food Security and Livelihoods Program Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 221798

Category: Agriculture, Economics, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Gode, Somali

Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Main Responsibility

Role 1: Promote the comprehension of food security, livelihood and cash assistance project in the intervention area:

Activities:

  • Collect and evaluate information on food security, livelihood and cash assistance.

  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable populations;

  • Engage on the market assessment, base line and end line surveys for cash assistance projects.

  • Propose how to meet these needs;

  • Participate actively in developing a food security & cash assistance project formulation;

  • Contribute towards the elaboration of proposals;

  • To critically follow evolution of the cash / Livelihood Security in the area

    Role 2: Implement suitable food security & cash assistance activities:

    Activities:

  • Define implementation modalities (identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution, monitoring, etc.) and Plan activities for implementation and achievement of program goals in order to achieve the set objectives;

  • Organize and supervise the implementation of identified activities (cash) in coordination with other departments;

  • Monitoring, designing sampling strategy and methodology, preparing questionnaire data collection, data encoding and analysing.

  • Evaluate the relevance and appropriateness of the intervention in view of the evolution of the context and needs;

  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly FSL program reports for the internal and external consumption.

  • Plan/forecast program budget and monitor the financial utilization of the program

  • Work with field coordinator to prepare interim, intermediate and final FSL program reports.

  • Preparing program procurement request.

    Role 3: Recording, Monitoring and Reporting activities

  • Follow clearly appropriate protocols and guidelines on recording and reporting.

  • Ensure that LMMS well up to date, reports are regularly backed up, data are analysed and reports are send to capital office.

  • Ensure that data collected are complete, reliable, relevant, timely and valid.

  • Develop monitoring and evaluation tool for the ongoing project

  • Ensure that Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) and Post-Harvest Monitoring (PHM) and other monitoring exercise are carried out in a regular basis.

    Role 4: Team management:

    Activities:

  • Organise the team work and plan of actions (planning responsibilities);

  • Collaborate with the HR and Field coordinator on the timely recruitment of staff, carry out personal performance appraisal of the member in a regular basis.

  • Identify teams` training needs and develop the capacity of the team by delivering on job training and mentoring

  • Work and collaborate transparently and efficiently with all the support departments both at base and capital levels.

  • Organize regular staff meeting to discuss challenges and formulate way forward.

    Role 5: Represent Save the Children International

    Activities:

  • Develop a network of contacts at field level (INGOs, Government, technical or scientific, political) to allow a smooth implementation of the project.

  • Represent SCI in different FSL/DRM related coordination platforms with different stakeholders such as authorities, communities, local NGOs, INGOs involved in the response and participate at Zonal and woreda level meetings and workshops

  • Explain the project’s activities and objectives to partners and communities as needed.

  • Participate preparation and activities related to donor visit.

  • Implement other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Field Coordinator/Technical advisor at country level.

    Role 6: Additional Responsibilities

    Activities:

  • Perform any additional task assigned by direct line manager and N+1 in line with job description and plan of action.

    Required skills:

  • Proven track record on Food/Livelihood security project management and project implementation

  • Good technical Knowledge on needs assessment, project formulation and Monitoring.

  • Good capacity analysis.

  • Report writing

  • Capacity to organize and supervise the team

  • Skills in Budget management

  • Capacity to establish and develop a network of professional contacts

  • Good Computer skill

  • Good working knowledge of English (read, write and speak) capacity to respect deadlines, willing to share information and communicate transparently.

  • Team player. Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours, extremely flexible, able to work independently, have the ability to cope with stressful situations, good organizational and interpersonal skills, ability and willingness to work in remote áreas. Good knowledge in food security, cash and Voucher, and innovative agricultural activity.

  • Knowing of local language is advantageous and English language is compulsory.

    Relevant Work Experience:

  • Humanitarian experience in food security, cash assistance and interventions

    Scope of Role:

    Reports to: Field Office Manager

    Staffs Directly Reports to this Post: 3

    Job Requirements

  • BA degree / Masters in Agricultural economics, Development Studies, sociology and social anthropology, Food Security studies with at least 5 years of experience in humanitarian organization (NGOs) out of which one year in cash interventions.

    Required skills:

  • Proven track record on Food/Livelihood security project management and project implementation

  • Good technical Knowledge on needs assessment, project formulation and Monitoring.

  • Good capacity analysis.

  • Report writing

  • Capacity to organize and supervise the team

  • Skills in Budget management

  • Capacity to establish and develop a network of professional contacts

  • Good Computer skill

  • Good working knowledge of English (read, write and speak) capacity to respect deadlines, willing to share information and communicate transparently.

  • Team player. Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours, extremely flexible, able to work independently, have the ability to cope with stressful situations, good organizational and interpersonal skills, ability and willingness to work in remote areas. Good knowledge in food security, cash and Voucher, and innovative agricultural activity.

  • Knowing of local language is advantageous and English language is compulsory.

    Relevant Work Experience:

  • Humanitarian experience in food security, cash assistance and interventions

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

    This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

    We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    Violence against children is no longer tolerated


    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.

    We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl



    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.



    All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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