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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Emergency Food Security and Livelihood Officer Job at Oxfam - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Emergency Food Security and Livelihood Officer

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Deadline of this Job:
28th July, 2017

Duty Station:
Arua and Yumbe, Uganda

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Job details:
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that employs over 6,000 people in more than 90 countries. We work together with partners and local communities to overcome poverty and suffering. We strive for a world where resources and power are distributed more equally and where everyone’s rights to a livelihood, basic services, protection from violence, and a say in their future are upheld. A world in which everyone enjoys the same opportunities — regardless of gender, race, culture, or physical ability. in Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
Currently, Oxfam is implementing a humanitarian response to address the humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub—region. Oxfam’s areas of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local partners as a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response capacity within the organisations.
Oxfam is seeking to recruit qualified persons to join our dynamic, innovative and committed humanitarian response team. Some of these positions are for immediate placement while others are tor potential projects pending confirmation of funding.
Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Officer
To be based in Arua and Yumbe, the EFSVL Officer shall support the assessment, design, planning, setting-up and implementation of the EFSVL component of the response programme in accordance with SPHERE and OXFAM program quality standards; identify EFSVL response options against context, scenario and programme objectives, and provide guidance and support for appropriate response and map the links to longer-term programming. The EFSVL Officer shall train and lead livelihoods staff & partners in EFSVL assessments, situational analysis and response option identification as appropriate. He/she shall coordinate partner-led EFSVL responses, and ensure flexible modalities for ways of working that builds on partner capacity and experience. He/she works with the Program Quality and Learning Coordinator to put in place robust MEAL systems for EFSVL; and to ensure M&E findings are timely fed back to inform adjustments in programming. S/he shall represents Oxfam programme on EFSVL issues particularly at local/district government level in relevant EFSVL cluster coordination groups including Cash Working Group, and liaises with other INGOs, UN and LNGOs.
Job application procedure
If you think that you are our candidate, please apply on line by sending your CV and cover letter ONLY to the HRM at by 28th July, 2017. Indicate the position name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.