Project Officer Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL) (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a Project Officer Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL) (m/f), to be based in Maganja da Costa, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.  For our work in the Idai/Kenneth Humanitarian response we are looking for a Project Officer Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL)
  • Contract Duration: Until 31 March 2020
  • Manage, within delegated areas of responsibility, the day to day implementation of Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods relief and early recovery projects; including beneficiary identification and registration, relief distribution, and other project activities
  • Support programme, project and especially partners’ teams in developing and applying appropriate monitoring, verification, evaluation and learning (MEAL) tools in relation to Oxfam’s EFSVL work in Mozambique
  • Increase partner participation, design quality capacity building plans for partners, and facilitate a true partnership with those with whom we work
  • To encourage mainstreaming of gender into livelihoods early recovery programming by increasing knowledge of the staff, community structures and beneficiary communities through trainings/awareness raising activities and incorporating gender data in program monitoring and design
  • Identify capacity needs of partners and/or country programme staff and develop training, capacity building activities to meet their needs develop (or adapt existing) guidelines and training materials
  • We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics and Business, or other discipline relating to food security and livelihoods. Experience managing food security/livelihoods programmes may substitute for formal qualifications
  • Two to three years’ experience in food security, livelihoods, or community mobilisation work
  • Experience and knowledge of Livelihoods asset protection and recovery activities in emergency and post-emergency situations
  • Strong project cycle skills: assessments, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and strategic planning
  • Proven computer competence and conversant with data management (spreadsheets)
  • Experience in conducting food security and livelihoods assessment and data analysis, and capacity to contribute to response analysis and overall programme design discussions
  • Proven ability to be flexible in demanding solutions, including the willingness to travel (in sometimes challenging environments) at short notice over the course of the role
  • Strong oral and written communication ability in English and relevant local language, and computer literacy
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 01.10.2019
  • Expires 15.10.2019
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