Afghanistan: Cash and Food Security Advisor
|Closing Date : 2017-01-18|
Duty Station : Herat, Afghanistan
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Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017
NRC Afghanistan established operations in 2003, and currently maintains four area offices in Balkh, Nangarhar, Herat, and Kandahar Provinces, as well as field offices in hard-to-reach provinces: Kunduz, Khost, Faryab, Sar-i-Pul and Badghis. NRC interventions are based on the humanitarian principles, which are promoted to increase the acceptance of humanitarian assistance amongst target populations, as well as, to facilitate and enable access. Afghanistan is a protracted and complex emergency in which conflict and recurrent natural disasters combine, set against a back drop of the continued return of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan and Iran; the humanitarian context is characterized by multiple localised emergencies, striking communities and populations with low resilience and/or high vulnerability.
NRC is now seeking a Cash and Food Security Advisor in our country programme in Afghanistan.
Job description Support the Development of emergency response strategy for the country Suppport the contingency planning and preparedness activities Contribute to core competence strategies with Cash and Food Security focus Develop Macro LFA and guidance for proposals Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within Emergency response, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation Provide technical direction and project implementation support Ensure that key learning are extracted from Cash and Food Security program implementation, and incorporate them in humanitarian response and staff development processes Ensure systematic training and build capacity of technical staff Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Qualifications Minimum 8 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Minimum 4 years of Market based activities (preferably Cash) and Food Security expertise Documented results related to the position s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile Fluency in English, both written and verbal
We offer Contract period: 12 months Starting date: 1. March or before, new positon Salary/benefits: According to NRC s international general directions. Duty station: Kabul Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.
How to apply:
Go to : www.nrc.no/vacancies