Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator Assistant – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Action Against Hunger (ACF)
is an international humanitarian NGO. For over thirty years it has been
implementing Food Security and Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and
Hygiene programs in Lira, Apac, Oyam, Otuke, Gulu, Kaabong, Napak and Moroto
Districts.
ACF is looking for a Food
Security and Livelihood Coordinator Assistant
based in Kampala (with
frequent travel to field locations). The person will be under the direct
supervision of the Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator and may represent
the programme in the absence of the FSL coordinator.
Responsibilities:
·        
Provide general technical support to food
security and livelihood programmes.
·        
Be proactive in consolidating and following up
program deadlines and work plan.
·        
Coordinate and document all field reports;
including donor reports, monthly reports and weekly situation reports.
·        
Critically review program documents before
submission to the coordinator.
·        
Follow up that program monitoring and evaluation
is conducted on time and that data is verified.
·        
Provide assistance in food security situation
monitoring and situation analysis.
·        
Provide support in capacity building of national
staff.
·        
Support the Food Security Coordinator in
internal and external coordination.
Academic Qualifications:
·        
University degree in agricultural economics,
economics, development or any applied social sciences, post graduate education
is an asset.
Experience:
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Minimum of 3 years of meaningful professional
experience in food security, livelihoods, or agricultural interventions.
·        
Extensive field experience at ground level.
·        
Experience in assessments, project design,
M&E, and reporting.
·        
Experience in developing concept papers, logical
frameworks, donor proposals and reports.
Specific Skills:
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Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative data
analysis skills.
·        
Ability to work independently when necessary,
set realistic goals, and work within agreed timelines.
·        
Ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts
verbally and in writing.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability
to support, motivate, and train field staff.
·        
Professional computer skills, including MS Word,
Excel, internet, and email.
·        
Ability to communicate and perform within an
international and multicultural team.
·        
Fluent language skills in English and national
language Acholi, Langi, or Ngakaramojong would be assets.
·        
Familiarity with humanitarian principles
·        
Knowledge of different donor mandates and their
reporting procedures is an advantage.
How to apply:
Please address your
email application (Cover Letter, CV, and supporting documents) to:  hr.ug@acf-international.org mentioning
Agronomist –
(Name of location) in the subject line. Attached documents
should not be larger than 3 MB. Any larger email will not be considered.
OR
•    Address your hard copy application to the Base
Administrator, ACF Moroto Office or to Base Administrators in ACF bases in
Uganda – Kampala, Gulu, Lira and Kaabong or Kampala
  • Please include
    telephone contact details;
  • Please note that only
    shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please indicate which
    location you are applying for
Deadline: Wednesday 28th March
2012 at 5:00pm
Action Again Hunger is an Equal
Opportunity Employer

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