The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service - Livelihood Officer - Jobs in Ethiopia

The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service - Livelihood Officer - Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Lutheran World Federation (LWF/WS – Ethiopia) is a registered foreign charity which has been operating in Ethiopia since 1973 implementing various development and humanitarian projects in different parts of Ethiopia. LWF is currently looking and invites qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of livelihood activities;
  • Collect data on livelihood status of the refugee camps;
  • Survey and identify livelihood development constraints and suggest the possible recommendations to the project office;
  • Support and train the vegetable producers (farmers);
  • Responsible for the day to day monitoring of poultry, backyard gardening and multistory gardening of beneficiaries;
  • Design water application system which is appropriate to the area (irrigation application methods for small farm land);
  • Attend inter agency meeting each month and participate in other meeting representing the organization;
  • Prepare and submit reports directly to the Awbarre Somali Refugee Assistance Project Coordinator regularly;

    Required qualification and Work Experiance:
  • Masters or Bachelor Degree in Plant Science, Horticulture, Rural Development, Natural Resource Management, Agronomy and other related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience for
  • Master’s degree and 3 years for Bachelor’s degree.

    Key competencies:
  • Experience in sprinkler irrigation technology
  • Excellent written and oral English Language skills required
  • Ability interact with people
  • Knowledge in areas of multistory gardening, back yard gardening. Poultry, animal husbandry, drip irrigation application and other income generating activities.
  • Experience in livelihood skills and sprinkler irrigation
  • Interested to work under pressure and in harsh environment
  • Knowledge of the Somali language is advantageous
  • Previous related experience in NGO setup is an advantage

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter online by 20th May 2019
  • LWF World Service Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer.
  • LWF World Service Ethiopia considers all applicants based on merit regardless of sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or disability except for affirmative action to bring gender equity.
  • Women are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; The Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service - Livelihood Officer - Jobs in Ethiopia

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