Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator-(South Sudan Nationals) At Action Against Hunger USA


Description

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 7 countries: Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Action Against Hunger-USA has over $60 million in programs, and approximately 1,600 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

Summary of the position

Coordinate the activities of the FSL Department in close collaboration with other departments including WaSH, Nutrition, Human Resources, Finance and Logistics. Ensure synergy with other humanitarian partners within Action Against Hunger’s catchment areas and serve as a liaison between Action Against Hunger, relevant line ministries, and the FSL Cluster.

Requirements

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate Food Security and Livelihood program according to Action Against Hunger’s strategy and technical protocols and effectively manage teams.
  • Ensure continuous analysis of the overall humanitarian context and define Action Against Hunger’s technical positioning.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger externally in the South Sudan humanitarian community and identify and assist in the development of new funding opportunities.
  • Provide leadership on Monitoring, Evaluation, Documentation and Reporting activities.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • You have a minimum of a Master’s degree in International Development, Rural Development, International Humanitarian Assistance, Agriculture, Livestock or related studies.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years work experience in similar setting and responsibility.
  • You have experience in Experience in humanitarian settings delivering agriculture, livestock, cash and other livelihoods-based programming, required in complex emergency and conflict/post-conflict settings.
  • You have experience working outside East Africa Region.
  • You have experience working with migratory and/or agro‐pastoral populations.
  • You have experience working with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, CDC, etc.).
  • You are willing to travel in the field and live in uncomfortable conditions when necessary.
  • You are very efficient leading processes
  • You have experience designing and delivering training for national teams with low capacity.
  • You have good management and coordination skills and ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • You are experienced in donor communications.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
  • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team
  • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.

Benefits

Action Against Hunger will offer a competitive package commensurate with the role.

How to apply

To apply, please! Send your cover letter and CV with three professional References to recruitment@ssd-actionagainsthunger.org specifying National FSL Coordinator: as the tittle of your email. Due to the Urgent need to fill this position, Applications will be reviewed on rolling bases.

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