Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the Food Security and Livelihoods Project Team Leader is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit and non-governmental organization which provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. NRC is working in Ethiopia in partnership with Ethiopian Government counterpart, the Administration for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in providing humanitarian assistance, Education, Shelter, Food Security & Livelihood, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Child Protection for refugees as well as host community around refugee camps in Shire (Tigray), Dolo Ado, Assosa, Gambella and Jigjiga.
NRC Food Security and Livelihoods strategies aim at developing self-reliance livelihoods interventions which was designed and implemented to strengthen refugee women’s and men’s productive capacities to achieve food and income security through a variety of economic activities longer-term self-sufficiency.
Line Managed by Food Security and Livelihoods Project Coordinator, the Food Security and Livelihoods Project Team Leader will take part so as to achieve NRC objectives in Mai-Ani & Adi-Harush Refugee Camps and hosting communities through a variety of Food Security and Livelihoods activities in Shire.
Role & Responsibilities:
The Food Security and Livelihoods Project Team Leader is responsible for coordination of the Food Security and Livelihoods activities in Adi-Harush and Mai-Ani Refugee Camps.
· Promote and share ideas for technical improvement;
· Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents;
Generic professional competencies:
· Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
· INGO experience in refugee camp settings is advantageous
· Handling insecure environments
· Managing resources to optimize results
· Empowering and building trust
· Managing performance and development
· Planning and delivering results
How to Apply
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Interested applicants who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through www.ethiojobs.net if it is possible attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach to the mentioned address latest by 24th January, 2017 at 5:00 pm.
NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!”
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