Food Security and Nutrition Specialist

Cardno Emerging Markets

Cardno Emerging Markets (UK) Ltd is currently looking for a national full time Food Security and Nutrition Specialist, based in Maputo.

  • Will be responsible to manage the overall monitoring and coordination of a Food Security and Nutrition programme at central and provincial levels
  • This will include compilation and analysis of data for baseline, mid-term and final surveys, reporting against Objectively Verifiable Indicators, and provide administrative, preparatory and ancillary tasks relating to planning, monitoring, reporting on programme components, procurement, and financial management
  • Portuguese mandatory, experience with IFAD, FAO, WFP and EU strongly preferred, previous experience in M&E and MIS
  • Post graduate university degree in agricultural development, food security, nutrition or relevant social science fields or in development economics
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (writing and speaking Portuguese and English) and the ability to put forward and defend orally and in writing difficult complex technical issues and positions
  • Must be computer literate and highly proficient in ICT, Management Information System, database design and development, practical knowledge of Global Information System and data remote sensing an advantage
  • Ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy both individually and as a team member
  • At least 7 years post-qualification experience at a senior level in project cycle management, aid planning and administration
  • Experience in coordinating a team of long and short-term experts on at least three (3) previous contracts
  • At least 7 years work experience in programmes focusing on coordination and monitoring and evaluation of food security projects, capacity building, institutional strengthening and training of local counterparts
  • At least 5 years work experience in Mozambique, East Africa and/or the Indian Ocean
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the application of EU programming modalities and procedures (EDF and/or EU Budget) and the management of EU-funded programmes - implementation and evaluation stages
  • Experience and knowledge of WFP, FAO and IFAD project management cycle and familiar with UN rules and regulations
  • At least 3 years’ experience operating a management information systems and databases, using new ICT
  • Proven experience in the implementation of visibility actions such as the operation of websites, development of brochures, flyers, etc

Candidatas must apply via the e-mail available on the right side of this page.

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  • Published 13.02.2013
  • Expires 15.03.2013
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