6 (Six) x Livelihoods Field Officers: Goal
Deadline: 16 October 2019
Who we are
GOAL is an international non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organisation dedicated to work towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education. We began humanitarian and developmental work in Zimbabwe from 2002. Currently our focus is on Livelihoods, Nutrition and WASH activities.
Career Opportunities with GOAL
GOAL is an equal opportunities employer to all individuals seeking possible employment with the organisation. We are looking for suitably qualified, highly competent and motivated individuals to be part of the GOAL Zimbabwe team for the Zimbabwe Country Program on a fixed term duration. Interested employment seekers are invited to apply for the above position in a project to be confirmed upon availability of funding.
General Description of the Role
The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the implementation of the lively hoods interventions in an urban and peri-urban context of Harare.
Summary of Key Duties
Ensure that all participants in livelihoods projects are properly registered and profiled; Identify critical livelihoods knowledge and skills gaps in participants and liaise with relevant government departments in designing appropriate training materials to cover the identified gaps; Facilitate and provide on-site and effective training to participants on livelihoods and self-reliance activities; Support the provision of social assistance to food-insecure and vulnerable populations in urban and peri-urban areas as well as contribute to efforts aimed at building resilience; Implement and monitor performance of market led livelihoods interventions in the communities and ensure sound and effective market linkages are developed and maintained throughout all the interventions so that participants become self-reliant and are graduated from donor direct support; Identifying and documenting sound practices, lessons learned and success stories; Support the strengthening security of land tenure, urban agriculture and broader food systems, water and energy infrastructure, and job-oriented skills of youths etc; Involvement in coordinating with other implementing agencies also focusing on tackling urban food insecurity and resilience-building activities where targeted areas overlap; Piloting of resilience-building interventions to promote the well-being of vulnerable households in Zimbabwe in the face of shocks and stresses; Timeously produce reports as required; Commit to adhere to and respect the Code of conduct
The ideal person should possess the following
At least a Degree in Social Sciences, Development studies or equivalent; Evidence of maturity and experience in market based livelihoods interventions and working in urban programs (at least 3 years); Understanding of safeguarding and mainstreaming principles and experience of working on such issues; Confident presentation and facilitation skills, proven record in provision of trainings; Ability to under pressure, with minimum supervision; Proficiency in using standard computer software, especially Microsoft office products.
Interested individuals who meet the above specifications should apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email. The application must include an application letter; and a Current CV with full contact details of at least three contactable referees. Please note that applications received outside the stated channels will be disqualified. GOAL is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from sexual exploitation and abuse.
Created: October 11, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Expiry Date: Oct. 16, 2019