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TECHNICAL ADVISOR - FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOOD

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Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Closing date: 20 Jul 2018

YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...

working as a member of the Action Against Hunger -USA Technical Department and specific focal point for food security and livelihood for a portfolio of countries. The Technical Advisor will inform the development and implementation of Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) interventions, will contribute to the technical strategy within a multi-sectoral approach, and will lead global FSL sector representation, development and learning.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Advising FSL programs in Nigeria or Cambodia, Haiti and Pakistan.
  • Providing support to HR on the identification, selection and orientation of technical field staff.
  • Supporting the Associate Director, Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience in the identification, development and advancement of good practices and technical resources.
  • Supporting the Associate Director, Undernutrition Prevention & Resilience in the technical representation, coordination and communication at internal and external level.

DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

You are a seasoned humanitarian professional with technical expertise in FSL

  • You have a Post-Graduate degree (Master’s Degree or higher preferred) in Agronomy, Food Science, Socio-economics, Economics, Anthropology or similar.
  • You have at least 3 years previous work in programs overseas with an international humanitarian organization.

You have an extensive experience

  • Working in different countries/contexts, emergency and post-crisis, in all the steps of the Project Cycle Management;
  • Working with the main humanitarian donors, knowing proposals and reporting requirements.

You are flexible, adaptable, dynamic and enthusiastic

  • You are motivated to work within the humanitarian sector and to link it to other initiatives (research, external communication, outreach, etc.).
  • You can present clear ideas and arguments, providing distance support, training and influence.
  • You are proactive, autonomous, and reliable.

How to apply:

Please apply via our "Careers" page:
https://careers.actionagainsthunger.org/index.php/positions/