Design Fellowship

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Organization: John Snow Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 About the HCDExchange Design Fellowship
The HCDExchange works to advance the adoption of human centred design (HCD) in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programmes.As part of these efforts, the HCDExchange coordinates an annual fellowship programme where human centred designers are placed in host organisations to work on projects related to ASRH.Designers gain a unique opportunity to develop experience working on ASRH challenges, while host organisations build their HCD experience, capacities, and processes.In 2020, we will award one to two initial six month pilot fellowships, one based in Sub-Saharan Africa and another in South Asia. Fellows will begin work with their host organisations in January 2021.Who should apply?HCDExchange Fellows are designers working to advance learning and practice at the intersection between human centred design and adolescent sexual health. They are emerging leaders w…

Food Security and Livelihood Officer

Food Security and Livelihood Officer SOS Children's Villages Nigeria (SOS CV Nigeria) is one of 136 Member Associations working under the umbrella of SOS Children’s Villages International, an international non-governmental social development organization. We have been active in Nigeria since 1973, with footprints across the country in: Isolo (Lagos State), Owu-Ijebu (Ogun State), Jos (Plateau State) Ibadan (Oyo State), Kaduna (Kaduna State) and Gwagwalada, (Federal Capital Territory). We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Officer Location: Maiduguri, Borno Position Summary We are currently implementing a Child Protection and WASH project in two communities in Maiduguri Municipal Council. In the bid to expand our services to reach more children from our target group, we urgently require skilled individuals to fill the above position. We Are Searching For We are looking for a Food Security and Livelihood Officer who will work in Borno state with the prospect of covering other states in the North East Region. Based in Maiduguri, with occasional travel to other locations, the position will be responsible for all FSL activities in the North East region. Part of the duties will include liaising and building strategic alliances with donors, partners and stakeholders in the region. The ideal candidate will be experienced in all aspects of FSL programming and have a good knowledge of working in the North East region. The position will report to the Humanitarian Program Manager. Provide support to the Humanitarian Program Manager in the implementation of Food support, cash transfer and other livelihood activities in targeted communities within the North East region. Requirements Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Social Sciences, Law, Political Science and Development Studies. Personal Abilities: Languages: fluent in English, Kanuri, Hausa and Shua (additional languages will be a plus) Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organizational skills, resistance to stress, capacity to delegate and to manage, ability to take initiative and work autonomously, capacity to prioritise tasks, work under tight deadlines. Technical Competences: Professional experience of not less than 2 years in a similar position Training: University degree in Agriculture, Food Security or any related field Experience on cash transfer and voucher payments (paper or electronic voucher) Relevant experience in livestock intervention as an early recovery mechanism Relevant experience on food and non-food items distribution and monitoring Experience in VSLA methodology and monitoring community activities Project-related skills: good knowledge of project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up and reporting IT skills: Word and Excel, Outlook, Design, GIS, data collection and analysis. Other Relevant Experiences: Deep understanding of the social, political and conflict dynamics in Nigeria Demonstrated skills of using different conflict analysis frameworks Excellent analytical and writing skills Excellent working knowledge of English Attitude for teamwork and good leadership skill Knowledge in the usage of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis tools Knowledge of early warning systems A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards in a diverse workplace Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes, handle multiple tasks, and be flexible with changing priorities. Application Closing Date 2nd September, 2020. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Important Information / Notice Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. The web form above is the ONLY approved platform for submitting your application. Ensure your application is submitted once. Duplicate application is not allowed. In accordance with the Organisation’s Child Protection Policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. Good Luck!!!

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