Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Team Leader This job has ended. You cannot apply anymore.

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Posted on 08 May, 2024
Closing on 17 May, 2024

Job Description

SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL launches the internal /and external recruitment of a Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Team Leader


POSITION: Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Team Leader

(Qualified females are strongly encouraged to apply)


SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian NGO which, for more than 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their vital needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly involved in the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the first cause of death in the world, SI's interventions provide expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, but also in the essential area of food security and livelihoods. Present in around twenty countries, SI's teams - 2000 people in total made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at headquarters, and a few volunteers - work with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultures.

Solidarités International (SI) is determined to prevent and fight all type of abuse – all act of exploitation, abuse and/or sexual harassment (SEAH) against members of beneficiary communities or collaborators, fraud, corruption, violation of persons and/or property, funding of activities harmful to human rights – that could be perpetrated in the frame of its interventions. SI implements a zero-tolerance policy regarding acts of SEAH.

Solidarités International is an equitable employer committed to find all forms of discrimination. SI will ever ask for any remuneration to take part in a recruitment process.



The Team Leader will coordinate a team of FSL Officers in order to set up the FSL activities and follow-up on the implementation process while ensuring that Solidarities International technical recommendations and procedures are followed. (s)he will support their line manager in following up on administrative procedures, procurement progress, logistics needs, and reporting.

1-    Main Responsibilities:

  • Setting up the activities /control and supervision 
  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Project Manager: 
  • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers...)
  • plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
  • anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance) 
  • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means...)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Project Manager 
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Project Manager, as well as Solidarities procedures, are followed 
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Project Manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

2-    Logistics and Administration

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Project manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly 
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team 
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

3-    Reporting / communication

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarities office, accessible to his/her project manager.
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her project manager 
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields 
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her project manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarities International teams

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)

Line manager:  FSL Program Manager
Line report(s) on base: FSL Officers
Functional manager:  -
Functional report(s):  -




  • Excellent understanding and experience of food security and livelihood interventions, with a minimum of 2 years' experience as a Team Leader or equivalent position within an NGO/INGO.
  • Practical experience in engaging and coordinating with humanitarian, governmental stakeholders, and community committees.
  • Proven and strong team management skills and experience.
  • Experience in targeting and selecting beneficiaries for programs.
  • Familiar with emergency response and knowledge of analyzing internally displaced persons (IDP) crises.
  • Knowledge about local humanitarian context and security.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • English written and oral communication skills in English is recommended.
  • Initiative and motivation.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Capability to handle stress and perform under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively.

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