The Lutheran World Federation World Service Livelihood Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

The Lutheran World Federation World Service Livelihood Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

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 livelihood activities like monitoring irrigation and vegetable production 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 Bambasi Sudanese Refugee Assistance Project Coordinator regularly;

    Job Requirements

    Required qualification and Work Experience

  • Masters or Bachelor Degree in 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

  • Previous related experience in NGO setup is an advantage

    The ideal candidate will also

  • Demonstrate commitment to the values, aims and principles of LWF/WS, including equal opportunity and gender sensitivity.

  • NGO experience is advantageous. Competent women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through Ethiojobs.

  • 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

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