Key responsibilities and account abilities
Manage, within delegated areas of responsibility and often in partnership with external organisations, implementation of EFSVL relief and early recovery projects; including beneficiary identification and registration, relief distribution, and other project activities.
Support EFSVL assessment through leading surveys, focus group discussions, and other forms of data collection in the field and oversee regular monitoring activities, especially baselines/endline surveys and post activity monitoring.
Ensure a regular analysis of assessment, monitoring and project data is fed into project implementation, EFSVL fundraising activities, and maintain other project documentation as required.
With support from the EFSVL Coordinator, contribute to programme strategy, methodology, and budget discussions, and support accurate reporting.
What we are looking for
Our next EFSVL Officer will require someone with demonstrable experience who can ensure direct implementation of the food security and livelihoods component of the emergency response programme in an Oxfam operational programme.
Skills and Competences
Bachelor degree in social sciences, agriculture, economics and business, or other discipline relating to food security and livelihoods. Experience managing food security/livelihoods programmes may substitute for formal qualifications.
Experience managing LSA projects funded by WFP a must.
Three to five years experience in food security, livelihoods, or community mobilisation work.
Demonstrated technical knowledge in one or more of Oxfam’s core thematic areas for EFSVL; including cash transfer programmes, agricultural, and food security assistance.
Experience in conducting food security and livelihoods assessment and data analysis, and capacity to contribute to response analysis and overall programme design discussions.
Sensitivity, diplomacy and tact, together with the ability to calmly and creatively resolve issues under pressure.
Experience in the monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programmes.
Attention to detail and good organisational and administrative skills, including the ability to present concise reports, sometimes a short notice, reflecting the problems and possible solutions for particular situations.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively manage and demonstrate leadership within a diverse and multi-cultural team.
Proven ability to be flexible in demanding solutions, including the willingness to travel up to 50% (in sometimes challenging environments) at short notice over the course of the role.
Clear understanding of, and commitment to, the aims and objectives of Oxfam and humanitarian protection standards and Oxfam Codes of Conduct, the Sphere Minimum Standards, gender, equity and diversity principles.
Strong oral and written communication ability in English and relevant local language, and computer literacy.
A mature and professional attitude and approach. Capacity to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders including government officials, external agencies, and community representatives.
Created: September 13, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Expiry Date: Sept. 19, 2019