Ended Livelihoods and Food Security Coordinator

The Job

Duties and responsibilities

  • Line management of CC project field staff 
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to CC strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Food Security & Livelihoods CC projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from PM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Provide regular progress reports to PM (AM and CCS if no PM)   
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy


  • Relevant university degree or higher education, preferably in food security, livelihoods, economics, international development etc.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in planning, coordination and management of food security and early recovery programme with international NGOs in humanitarian setting; particularly in food distribution, cash and voucher programming as well as early recovery assets building.  
  • A proven record of effective and complex management including managing project cycle management and staff. This includes excellent people management skills, with a good understanding of programme cycle, team development and proven financial management skills.

Personal qualities

  • The ability to take the initiative and work independently, innovatively and effectively with limited direct supervision.

  • Ability to work within a team – supporting other departments is essential
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to remain calm whilst dealing with conflicting priorities/work under pressure
  • Good networking, negotiation and representation skills with the ability to influence and advocate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal English and Arabic skills) and the ability to write clear, concise reports.
  • Knowledge of donor contract regulations, particularly DFID, ECHO, SIDA, N
How to Apply