Graduate Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant (Agriculture) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – 12 Positions

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Application Closes:
23rd February, 2018.

About NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:

Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant (Agriculture)


Maiduguri, Biu, Damasak, Dikwa & Monguno, Borno
Slot: 12

Job Description

Together with the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer, the Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of Livelihood and food security activities in the field – food vouchers, income generating activities and backyard vegetable gardens.
Carry out the selection of project beneficiaries
Data collection for project monitoring and evaluation.
Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
Coordinate with relevant partners
Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required


B.Sc. Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics
Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
Experience with start-up activities
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
At least one year experience of working in Food Security humanitarian/recovery context

Education field:
Social science
Education title: Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics

Personal qualities:

Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
Handling insecure environment
A good sense of humour is an asset
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Offer
Commencement: April 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.(Grade Level 4 Step 1)
Duty stations: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno with frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Visit NRC Website for more details


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