Ended FSL Manager

The Job

The role: FSL Manager  

Needs analysis and program design

  • Design and participate in required assessments with assistance from Senior FSL Manager/Advisor.
  • Contribute to situation analysis and participate actively in developing a food security and livelihood strategy for SCI.
  • Promote and facilitate capacity building of local partners (government, civil society organizations and other community based structures) to ensure long term project sustainability.
  • Define and contextualise implementation modalities (identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution, monitoring, etc.);

Program implementation

  • Develop steps and procedures in the planning and implementation of the Food Security and livelihood project in accordance with SCI policies and agreements with donors.
  • Coordinate and manage the Food Security and Livelihood Project in line with the project proposal , strategy and donor requirements.
  • Develop detailed implementation plans, phased budgets and monitor project progress in line with the log frames while evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of the intervention. 
  • Identify programme supply needs and coordinate with logistics teams to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Ensure that the progress reports and relevant donor reports are prepared timely and are of high quality and serve to inform management decisions
  • Ensure that activities are appropriately planned and that delays and constraints are documented and solutions identified.
  • Identify and ensure the timely supply of technical inputs required for program delivery
  • Ensure programs are adequately resourced and manage budget lines for program activities ensuring appropriate tracking of budgets.
  • Make frequent visit to project sites to provide technical and managerial guidance/support and identify issues that need timely action and support at different levels.
  • Document and share lessons learnt for future FSL project improvement.

People management and capacity building

  • Build staff capacity in key  areas including basic assessment techniques, participatory approaches for identification and follow-up of community projects, monitoring food security as well as training of staff in data management, analysis and reporting
  • Strategically plan staffing needs to implement the FSL programme in Taiz by working with HR team to recruit in line with approved project positions.
  • Lead, manage and motivate staff under direct line management, ensuring that they have clear objectives and received meaningful feedback on their performance

Coordination and representation

  • Attend all coordination cluster meetings in the area of jurisdiction and represent SCI interest among external stakeholders.
  • In coordinate with other SC program to ensure effective programs integration in the areas of intervention.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative and effective partnership with NGOs/CSOs and government partners.



At least university degree in social science, economics, Agriculture, geography or other discipline relevant to urban/rural livelihoods. Relevant experience instead of the formal education may be considered. 


  • Four years of experience working with development or humanitarian agencies, with at least three years experience in food security and livelihood interventions (Food / Commodity distribution, food security & livelihoods project).
  • Proven experience in project cycle management and budget management
  • Previous experience in proposal development and project design


  • Good Organizational and Analytical Skills
  • Capacity to organize and supervise the work of the team.
  • Good human relations and diplomacy.
  • Excellent  analytical and report writing
  • Background in Food Security projects (voucher/cash transfer, Food distribution, Agriculture, livestock, Monitoring, Assessment, etc)
  • Computer knowledge (Word, Excel, SPSS)
  • Fluent English is essential.

Contract length:12

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to Apply

Please apply using a FSL Application form . The deadline going to be 10/12/2018.

Note: please send with your CV, the reference Request form which you could download it from the link bellow:


We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Taiz
  • Posted on: 28 November 2018
  • Deadline: 10 December 2018