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FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOOD HEAD OF DEPARTMENT,
Organization: Action contre la Faim - ACF International
City: Harare, Zimbabwe
Office: ACF International in Harare, Zimbabwe
Votre poste et vos responsabilités
As Food Security and Livelihood Head of Department (FSL HoDà), you will be responsible for guaranteeing the quality, relevance and scaling of Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) strategy and interventions at the mission, in conformity with ACF and international standards and national policies and in line with the Mission's localization agenda. You will be guided by the mission's strategy as well as the strategy and positioning of the FSL technical department.
More precisely, your main responsibilities will be to:
Contribute in defining the country strategy as well as the FSL strategy and positioning of the department
Promote and foster an understanding within the partners' field teams of the humanitarian and development situation regarding FSL in the context of intervention, and its continuous, systematic, and thorough monitoring
Coordinate the identification of needs and formulation of project proposals : in collaboration with partners, coordinate the identification of FSL humanitarian and development needs sensitive to cross-cutting issues such as gender and environmental considerations
Tags cash based interventions economic development food security livestock monitoring and evaluation pilot projects project manager social sciences
Technically oversee the implementation of programmes / projects: in coordination with ACF's Project Manager, validate the key stages and the methodologies of the FSL standalone and integrated projects being undertaken (timetables, baseline / midterm / endline surveys and assessments, technical studies, calls for tender, specifications, community approaches, internal and external evaluations, amongst other elements)
Ensure quality and cost-effectiveness of FSL intervention at country level: ensure the technical conformity of FSL programmes with international rules, approaches, and technical standards, and the Action Against Hunger framework documents and technical works
Ensure the active participation of Action Against Hunger in national sectoral coordination and technical forums and develop sectoral partnerships: represent Action Against Hunger in sectoral coordination at national and sub-national levels (sectoral and / or cluster) and with technical authorities
Promote capturing and use of learning, technical development, and research within the FSL Department : consolidate and transmit lessons learnt and associated recommendations to headquarters (this may focus on technical developments, pilot projects, innovative or little documented approaches, operational approaches which may serve as a reference for the Action Against Hunger network, successes and failures, contextual analyses, or other matters)
You hold a Master's Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Public Health, International Development, or a Bachelor degree in any area related to Livelihoods, Economic Development, Agriculture, Livestock, or Social Sciences.
You have a strong understanding of FSL systems, established Livelihoods practices, Minimum Economic Recovery Standards.
You have three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of Food Security, Economic development or Livelihoods. You also have experience with start-up and expansion of new programmes, preferably livelihood, food security or cash-based interventions.
You are able to demonstrate strong ability with project grants management, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, etc.
You are able to work with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity and experience in working within different cultural contexts requiring cultural sensitivity
Vos conditions d'emploi
Competitive salary and vacation offering, according to ACF policy
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