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Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Team Leader
Danish Refugee Council
 Gross Salary: USD 763 per month
 Reporting to: FSL Manager
 Grade Level: Grade VI Step I
 Supervisor: FSL Officers
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Garsila
 Duration: One year
 Closing Date: 31 May 2019

I. ORGANISATIONAL DESCRIPTION

DRC is a private, independent, non-profit organization (NGO), devoted, on the ba­sis of humanitarian principles to securing the protec­tion of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. DRC works in the context of conflict-induced displacement of populations and in return and reintegration situations

 

II. JOB PURPOSE:

Under the immediate supervision of the FSL Manager, the FSL Team Leader is accountable for the overall FSL programming in the Garsila and UmDukhun Bases; activities may include but are not limited to: general food distribution, food vouchers, multi-purpose cash, agricultural input distribution, seed revolving schemes, farmer training, livestock revolving schemes, livestock vaccination and care, fodder support, vocational training, village savings and loans associations and animal traction.

 

III. INCUMBENT TASKS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Programme Implementation and Quality

  • Accountable for the overall of all FSL programming in the Garsila and UmDukhun Bases; activities may include but are not limited to: general food distribution, food vouchers, multi-purpose cash, agricultural input distribution, seed revolving schemes, farmer training, livestock revolving schemes, livestock vaccination and care, fodder support, vocational training, village savings and loans associations and animal traction.
  • Working Programme Manager – FSL, provide quality technical input into FSL programming, including to donor proposals, technical training manuals and assessments.
  • Support programme planning, design, development, documentation, evaluation, etc. ensuring DRC’s programmes are effective and efficient;
  • Ensure a strong understanding of activities and project indicators with all team members;
  • Ensure all beneficiaries are properly registered according to the selection criteria and assessed after support according to endline assessment criteria;
  • Develop weekly and monthly work plans and ensure availability of resources needed for the field activities in-line with donor agreements, seasonal demands, and local needs;
  • Provide regular detailed updates to the Programme Manager – FSL against workplans;
  • Manage the procurement tracking log to ensure procurements are being made in a timely manner and not causing delays to implementation in the field. Ensuring weekly procurement / programmes meetings take place to track progress.
  • Monitor the relevant budget lines and closely liaise with finance department;
  • Act as the focal point for all FSL partners including receipt and review of weekly and monthly reports, gathering updates on budget status, design of complementary and integrated programmes and ensuring timely implementation of programmes;
  • Regularly visit protection activity sites and ensure quality standards are being met;
  • Assess communities from FSL point of view in collaboration with other sectors, partners and participate in relevant integrated assessments;
  • Represent the FSL Garsila and UmDukhun team at Grant Management Meetings, Programme Reviews and other relevant management meetings.

 

Team Leadership and Capacity Building

  • Take a leadership role in developing and implementing training plans according to standardized training manuals and guidance,
  • Ensure all FSL team members are aware of the contents of the training manuals and can effectively deliver training to a high technical standard and at the appropriate seasonal period;
  • Contribute in orientation, mentoring and providing on the job training of the FSL officers and assistants and other staff as required in accordance to program objectives with positive team spirit;
  • Support the capacity building of relevant Local authorities and extension workers on agricultural best practices (crop and livestock);
  • Lead trainings to beneficiaries on agricultural best-practices, as required, with the ultimate goal of empowering FSL officers to lead trainings independently;
  • Coordinate with all relevant stakeholders (INGO, NGOs, Local authorities, community structures, etc.) in implementation and monitoring project activities.
  • Liaise closely and effectively with Protection and CDR Departments to ensure strong programme integration at the field-level.
  • Conduct performance evaluation assessments of FSL Officers and Assistants, with the support of the Programme Manager – FSL.

 

Documentation and Reporting

  • Ensure all necessary project documentation is consolidated and annexed together with all required donor reports both in hard copy and electronically;
  • Assist the Program Manager to meet donor reporting deadlines as per DRC agreements by ensuring quality reporting on protection activities;
  • Build a strong relationship with the Grants and MEAL Manager to ensure timely and accurate monitoring and reporting.
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Additional tasks

  • On request perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisors in order to allow the organisation to function optimally. This job description is not a definitive task list but has been done to clarify the responsibilities of the employee.
  • The FSL Team Leader may be expected to overnight in remote field locations.

IV.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • University degree in Agriculture or Social Sciences
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in FSL project implementation.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience leading technical FSL trainings.
  • Strong and proven knowledge of MEAL processes
  • Strong and proven team management skills
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoints and Outlook
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to perform under tight deadlines
  • Fluency in spoken Arabic and English, both written and verbal
  • Able to pay attention to detail

All employees are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.

Proposed Contract Length

One-year contract starting 1st May 2019 with possibility for extension

This position is placed at Grade VI Step I (Gross USD 763) of the DRC Sudan National Staff salary scale

 

VI. APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All interested applicants are required to submit their CV with three references and reachable contact numbers, a letter explaining how their skills and experience meet the requirements of the job, plus copies of academics and experience certificates to the HAC Labour office within 12 days (deadline ……)& soft CVs can be submitted to the following e-mail: nuha.akasha@drc.ngo

 

An assessment process will be conducted by DRC HR &Administration in collaboration with the HAC Labour office and only selected candidates will be notified.

Any queries regarding this post may be channelled through the below addresses and before the application deadline.

 










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