Program Officer – Food Security And Livelihood (FSL)
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 6 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa, Rautahat), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

Program Officer – Food Security And Livelihood (FSL)

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Contract Type: Fixed Term 
Contract Duration: up to June 2019 (Extendable subject to Funding and Performance) 
Duty Station: Nawalparasi Ramgram with extensive travel to field areas 

Main Responsibilities

  • Support in Planning, implementing and ensuring the quality FSL activities with emphasis on WASH and Nutrition
  • Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation 
  • Participate in the coordination, representation and partnerships of FSL sector 
  • Participate in the evaluation and reorientation of the project
  • Supervise and manage the project team of partner NGO
  • Communication, linkage and networking with different stakeholders, farmers, partners and local government

Qualification and required skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (preferably horticulture) with at least 3 years of experience in Food security and livelihood or Masters’ degree in Agriculture with 1 years’ of experience
  • Project management capacity & experience 
  • Ability to analyze a situation, synthesize information and use the outputs to improve implementation 
  • Good Facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Comfortable in remote work environments 
  • Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity and Social Inclusion 
  • Has understanding about diversity in work place and has team skills. 
  • Good oral and written skills in English and Nepali. 
  • Computer skills in navigating email, internet and MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Exposure to WASH programme would be an added advantage 
Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit a motivation letter with expected salary, updated CV with two referees through email: recruitment@np-actionagainsthunger.org by 25th August 2018 by 5 pm. The Vacancy Reference (ACFNPNAFSLPO) must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further processes. 

Action Contre la Faim Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications. Telephonic inquiries will not be entertained. 

Action Contre La Faim is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged /underrepresented ethnic groups

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