Livelihood Program Officer NGO Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)




Job Title:           Livelihood Program Officer
Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World
    Relief (LWR) Livelihood Program Officer job placement should hold a
    bachelor’s degree required but a post graduate degree is preferred in
    agriculture, animal science, or other discipline that provides an
    programming /or equivalent practical experience;
  • At least four years’ experience in the
    management of Food Security and Livelihoods projects, including a mature
    understanding of humanitarian and sustainable livelihoods programming in a
    variety of livelihoods intervention areas, in particular understanding of
    pastoral livelihoods preferred
  • Proven practical experience in two or more
    of the following: food security assessments and nutritional surveys, cash
    based interventions, agriculture and livestock interventions, small
    business / micro-credit interventions; market analysis;
  • Community development skills, including
    participatory community assessment and planning techniques, with skills in
    capacity building of communities and experience of working with
    livelihoods groups/community- based structures
  • Previous experience in monitoring and
    evaluation of programs, in particular livelihoods analysis.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and
    the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability
for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the names and
e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug.
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted
Deadline: 24th March
2017
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