Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator

Country: South Sudan
Organization: Islamic Relief
Closing date: 8 Jun 2021

Islamic Relief Worldwide are an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.

Islamic Relief South Sudan is currently recruiting for the position of Food Security and Livelihood (FSLH) Coordinator based in Juba. The FSLH coordinator will be providing overall leadership in planning, coordination, management, designing, implementation and reviewing all food security and livelihoods emergency, recovery and rehabilitation projects and programmes through the field team in South Sudan in accordance with relevant IRW Strategies, policies and standards.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • University degree in social sciences/agriculture/economics or equivalent.
  • Experience of projects management in relevant field
  • Strong knowledge of Food security and livelihoods issues in emergency / recovery context.
  • Good skill of designing the projects related to food security, agriculture, income generation etc.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal & technical skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively as well as display professionalism and confidence.
  • Ability to work under pressure, with short time frames, and in risky situations.
  • Ability to travel to all field locations in South Sudan and other hardship areas for project implementation.
  • Able to visit and network with other sectors and partners in South Sudan.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

IRW strictly follows its set standards for use of social media for personal use.

Note: This is re-advert & previous applicants needs not to apply

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief:

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

How to apply:

Interested candidates may visit for further details and apply.

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