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Job Title: Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor

Location: Nigeria

Employer: Save the Children UK (SCUK)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world.

The Food Security and livelihoods Adviser under the general direction and guidance of the Programme Development and Quality Director ensure all food security and livelihoods programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes to national, regional and global learning, advocacy and programme development. The post holder is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved and actively participate in the development of the Country Strategic and Thematic Plans. Specifically lead in the definition of strategic axis of intervention on resilience, social protection, safety nets and livelihood support.

Qualifications:

Postgraduate qualification in discipline related to Agricultural economics, development economics, agriculture, food security or other relevant discipline. Significant international experience (at least 5 years) in food security and livelihoods programming In at least one Sub-Saharan country with specific experience and or advanced understanding of the following:

a. Social protection systems for vulnerable populations especially pastoral and agro-pastoral populations;

b. Experience of running and monitoring cash transfer programmes;

c. Designing and implementing market assessments and analysis of data collected

How to Apply:

Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the position.

Deadline: 04.09.2013

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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