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Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) Deputy Head of Department




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Recruiter: Action Against Hunger US Updated on: 2018-10-23 02:10:01
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: ASAP
Category: Food Security & Livelihood Offer: COMPETITIVE



This is a technical specialist position expected to support technical implementation of AAH’s programming including cash programming in Somalia. AAH programming in Somalia consists on providing unconditional and conditional cash transfers for drought affected population and livelihoods support to the most vulnerable households.

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Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) has been conducting humanitarian programs in Somalia Since May 1992. Currently, AAH is conducting its humanitarian activities in Somalia focused on treating and preventing malnutrition, increasing access to clean water and appropriate sanitation, strengthening the food-security and the livelihoods and thus boosting the resilience of communities in Somalia as well as emergency response via program bases in Somalia.

The positions and responsibilities:

AAH Somalia is looking for suitable candidate to fill Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) Deputy Head of Department, based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Somalia. The role reports hierarchically to the field coordinator in Puntland & technically to the Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) Head of Department, the FSL Deputy Head of Department’s core responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

Objective 1: Support the FSL field team on setting up, implementing and reporting on FSL projects (including cash transfer activities)

Objective 2: In close collaboration with the FSL HoD, identify needs and contribute to project elaboration

Objective 3: In collaboration with field staffs and FSL HoD, contribute to the quality, accountability and impact measurement process of AAH FSL programing

Objective 4: In the absence of the FSL HoD, Participate in the coordination, representation and partnerships of AAH in FSL and Cash area of intervention 

Objective 5: Mentor FSL field staffs on quality, accountability and impact measurement process of the program and development of FSL field staffs’ skills in strategy and positioning of the FSL department

Objective 6: Contributing to capitalization and technical development in FSL and Cash sector

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