3 Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Extension Workers job posts at Action Against Hunger

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Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger



DEADLINE: Friday, May 5, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Postgraduate Degree

JOB LOCATION: Several Locations






The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Extension Worker is the front line technical in the delivery of our FSL programs. He/She will provide support and ensure successful implementation of food security and livelihood interventions, including agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and VSLA. The incumbent plays a key role in the field with community mobilization, support training of project beneficiaries, monitoring of and support to field activities and documentation

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Programme Implementation (70%)

• Implementation of food security and livelihood activities within the scope of the project.

• Community mobilization, targeting and monitoring movement and distribution of food security and livelihood inputs to the target groups

• In consultation with the Food Security and Livelihood Officer and other staff organize and draw work plans

• Where possible in liaison with FSL Officer link extension services to other existing institutions and organizations such as those responsible for providing credit, technology packages, marketing facilities.

• Work with the refugees and host communities to explore indigenous technical experiences and develop cropping calendars and business Plans.

• Facilitate adoption of livelihood and resilience innovations such as sustainable Optimized Land Use Model (OLUM), Block farming, VSLA methodology and Sustainable Income Generation alternatives.

• Support the FSL Officer conduct FSL related trainings to the target beneficiaries

• Effective Monitoring and Evaluation (25%)

• Participate in surveys, assessments to continually identify agricultural and business gaps and needs in the district.

• Conduct regular field visits to project sites and update the FSL Officer with the progress of project activities in the field

• Prepare regular and comprehensive project progressive monthly and weekly reports.

• Participate in Programme evaluation

• Ensure that all the partners contracted by ACF, render quality service to the clienteles/beneficiaries as per the terms spelt out in the contractual agreements and give feed back to the FSL Officer


• A minimum of a diploma in Agricultural Extension, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Livestock, Business development, forestry or other relevant discipline

• A minimum of two years’ experience working with agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and cash based interventions.

• Previous exposure and experience in for agriculture value chain and income generating activities

• Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports

• Previous experience with other local and international NGOs

• Previous work in a refugee setting is desirable.

• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently

• Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations

• Culturally sensitive

• Knowledge of the local language (N’gakaramojong) is a MUST

• Fluency in written and spoken English

• Ability and willingness to ride a motor/bicycle, and possession of a valid riding permit is an added advantage.








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