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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs in Juba Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator. Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 08/06/2023.
Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs at Save the Children Details
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|Name of Vacancy||Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator Jobs Description
About: For 100 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives. In South Sudan, we implement programmes in Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.
This role will contribute towards Save the Children’s FSL strategic objective that ‘Most vulnerable children and youths and their families have improved access to food and sustainable livelihoods and towards Save the Children’s global breakthrough 2030;
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
FSL Program Development, Implementation and Coordination:
Work closely with the Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Advisor in the design, planning, technical support, monitoring of food security and livelihood projects
Provide technical support in the development of livelihood project concept notes, logical framework, proposals and identify appropriate innovative approaches
Develop and implement a work plan for livelihoods support and other technical support requirements of the various FSL projects in close coordination with the FSL Technical Advisor, and other relevant Save the Children staff.
Ensure the use of technical guidelines for specific trainings, minimum standards, harmonized approaches and practices of FSL programming
Work closely with the program managers and technical team to ensure concepts and practical approaches to work are protective of children’s rights, including rights to participation, education and protection from hazardous work and exploitation.
Document content of internal/external technical meetings and disseminate to relevant staff.
Coordinate closely with the other thematic of PDQ and program operations to ensure integrations and complementarities with FSL programming at operational level
Coordinate closely with FSL team of the various projects to ensure that technical assistance to each project is synchronized, adds value and enhance impacts.
When delegated, represent at all relevant technical external task forces, working groups, seminars or other meetings / forums and use these meetings to negotiate on strategic, and advocacy positions of Save the Children.
Liaise with staff of the Programme Operations department and the field offices (through regular field visits) to identify technical support needs of projects and staff, and, jointly agree on specific and time bound support needs in relevant technical areas
Provide technical supportive supervision and monitoring of projects on a regular basis making sure that activities are implemented keeping quality as per the minimum standards and timeliness
Provide technical training to ensure that the project staff have the necessary skills to technically implement the project
Work closely with the various program managers in the planning and facilitation of meetings for introducing program approaches and practices, shared learnings and periodic review meetings aiming at building capacity and harmonization
Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Documentation:
Technically support the project managers to design the baseline assessments, registration, monitoring for individual projects, to include development of data collection formats, data collection plans and the consolidation of baseline data and agreed targets.
Technically contribute to annual and quarterly detailed implementation plans for all projects within the FSL portfolio.
Technically contribute to monitoring and evaluation plans for all projects, to include outcome, output and input indicators. Ensure that the M&E plan for each project helps improve quality of reporting, clearly articulates the impact of projects, and identifies issues for advocacy. Where appropriate, this should feed into the general Save the Children’s MEAL processes (beyond individual projects).
Support the relevant project managers in producing high quality project reports that meet the requirements of Save the Children and Donors.
Ensure that lessons learned are properly documented, effectively disseminated and, where appropriate, incorporated into wider advocacy initiatives.
Assist the development of frameworks and support Country Offices to document case studies and success stories related to food security and livelihoods throughout the projects
NB. This post focuses on nexus emergency/humanitarian programming and development programming and the incumbent is expected to contribute to SCI’s dual mandate and support as needed in both emergencies and development settings.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
University/College BA or BSc Degree and/or Advanced Degree in related field (e.g Rural Livelihoods, Agriculture/Animal Science, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Development Studies,; or other relevant fields of study)At least four years of work experience in agriculture sector, livelihood, CVA;
At least 4 years of relevant experiences.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of multi-sectoral programs – food security, natural resource management, disaster risk management, livelihoods based development and emergency response operations
Experience in working with government counterparts and other partners at various levels – national to county; these includes technical support, capacity-building and coordination.
Excellent understanding of livelihoods issues in South Sudan at both field and policy levels.
Knowledge and practical experiences in FFA/APFS methodologies, DRR tools, CVA, FSNMS tools, market assessment, the use of IPC livelihoods programming and M&E tools.
Practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities in realizing children’s rights in South Sudan, in relation to thematic area.
Experience in designing Livelihood strategies and proposals.
Strong data collection, analysis and report writing skills.
Strong analysis of food security data and ability to summarize and communicate this to a range of audiences.
A good understanding of development issues in the projects’ implementation areas in particular
Willingness and ability to travel to all project areas, within approved security frameworks
Good presentation, training and facilitation skills
Proven conceptual skills and an ability to think and plan strategically
Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to train and mentor staff
Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
Cultural and gender sensitivity
Work experience in diverse NGOs is an asset.
Excellent Report Writing and English proficiency skills.
Knowledge of the area, socio-culture and local language where the post is located as an added advantage
Practical experience in cash transfer program implementation
University/College BA or BSc Degree and/or Advanced Degree in related field (e.g Rural Livelihoods, Agriculture/Animal Science, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development,
At least four years of work experience in agriculture sector; livelihood and or CVA in international NGOs
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity
Ability to work within a tight timeframe,
Willingness to travel extensively in the field.
Work experience in humanitarian emergencies
Work experience in an (International) Non–Governmental Organization ((I)NGO)
Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors particularly experience working with one of the SCI member country
English language skills.
Additional job responsibilities
The Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator may be responsible for additional tasks and duties as and when required to support the overall country livelihood programme priorities.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
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