Save The Children Uganda Project Officer Food Security and Nutrition Jobs

Save The Children Uganda Project Officer Food Security and Nutrition Jobs


  • The Project Officer FSL reports to the Project Manager Food Security and Nutrition will provide technical support to the implementation of SC improved secure access to nutritious and safe food for agropastoral households in Karamoja sub-region.

  • The job holder will oversee the work of community based facilitators, work closely with Community Animal Health Workers, Local Government extension agents and SC field based staffs in other programmes and community stakeholders to ensure adequate implementation plans and efficient execution of the project activities as planned.

  • S/he is expected to implement the program in a manner that promotes integrated programming with other core programs of Nutrition and Livelihoods and cross cutting themes such as gender, disability, child Protection and rights programming.

  • The Job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

    Experience and Skills

    Essential:


  • Motorcycle Riding skills are a must.

  • Minimum of three years working experience in food security and nutrition programme, Agricultural livelihoods interventions, Disaster Risk Reduction, and community based adaptation programming in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO);

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in application of participatory tools and methodologies in programming.

  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, gender, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection
    is an added advantage.

    Desirable

  • Sound written and oral presentation skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must. Microsoft office especially word, spreadsheet (Excel), Access, SPSS and GIS applications).

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.

  • Ability to speak the local language is of added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save The Children Uganda Project Officer Food Security and Nutrition Jobs


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