World Vision (WV) is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.
Here’s where you come in:
As Senior Technical Advisor, Food Security and Livelihoods you will provide sectoral and technical leadership in Food Security and Livelihoods (FS&L) programming across the region to contribute to child wellbeing. You will define the technical guidance, standards for operationalizing technical approaches and programs to ensure ministry performance is aligned to global industry practice. The aim is also to work with Regional Office, Support Office and National office resource development teams to mobilize adequate resources to effectively scale up quality Food Security and Livelihoods programs in East Africa.
The position requires a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Food Security or related field.
Must have at least 10 years relevant experience in food security and livelihoods programming in developing countries, preferably with experience in East Africa.
Expertise in developing strategy, fundraising and cross sectoral integration.
Proficiency in English language.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel both, domestically and internationally, up to 30% of the time.
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World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 27 June 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. H03>3WU