Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger
DEADLINE: Friday, May 5, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Postgraduate Degree
JOB LOCATION: Several Locations
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
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
Knowledge of the local language (Ngakaramojong) 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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