- Company: NRC
- Location: Uganda
- State: Uganda
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda
Job title: Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Coordinator Degree Level : Bachelor’s Degree Reports to: Project Manager / Area Manager Supervision of: LFS Officers Duty station: Yumbe Travel: 10% Duration and type of contract: Fixed Term Annual Contract All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
1. Role and responsibilities The purpose of the LFS Coordinator position is to implement delegated LFS project portfolio Generic responsibilities These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. 1. Line management of LFS project field staff 2. Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures 3. Contribute to LFS strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps 4. Manage and implement delegated portfolio of LFS RISE projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from PM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality 5. Provide regular progress reports to PM as per donor and NRC reporting requirement. 6. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist 7. Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities 8. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills 9. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders 10. Promote the rights of Refugee in line with the advocacy strategy
Specific responsibilities These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. • Development of training materials for training especially in FFS, VSLA and IGA • Support integration of CCs to create impact by NRC • Support new project for synergy. • Lead generation of project idea and LFS resource mobilization in West Nile. • Leads LFS staff capacity development and work and development plans. • Developing LFS project report, assessment reports and other donor required report.
Critical interfaces • Project planning: LFS PM and LFS Specialists • Area operations: Support Coordinators (field office coordinators) • Staff capacity building: LFS PM, LFS Specialists, HR Development Officer • Implementation: LFS PM
Competencies 1. Professional competencies These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance. • University degree in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science/Forestry, Development Studies. • Post Graduate Qualification will be added Advantage • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the management of humanitarian and early recovery programs • INGO Experience is highly desired. • Technical expertise in Livelihoods and Food Security • Documented results in project and program management • Experience from working a multi-component LFS project implementation in a similar position in a humanitarian/recovery context • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile • Fluency in English, both written and verbal Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position): • Knowledge of the context in humaniterance and recovery phase of refugee response • Experience with start-up, exit EU funded project
Behavioural competencies (max 6) These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. • Handling insecure environments • Managing resources to optimize results • Empowering and building trust • Managing performance and development • Planning and delivering results
Performance Management The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews: • The Job Description • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan • The Competency Framework