Food Security Program Officer at NRC, Severodonetsk, Ukraine


Deadline: 17 August 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Food Security Program Officer in Severodonetsk, Ukraine. The duration of this post is 8 months.

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NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Food Security Program Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Adherence to NRC policies.
  • Contribute to NRC strategy development and provide input on needs and gaps from relevant areas.
  • Serve as the main entry point for NRC’ specific project definition and implementation, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
  • Develop, maintain and establish excellent working relationships with a wide range of different interlocutors (Clusters, NGOs, local authorities and institutions, civil and military representatives).
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Support identification of the most vulnerable conflict affected persons that require project’s assistance.
  • Registration of beneficiaries; verification of needs based on home visits.
  • Distribution of assistance in line with NRC policies and donor requirements.
  • Support baseline assessment and post distribution monitoring activities.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have:

  • Experience as a social worker and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance.
  • Experience in working in relief operations in challenging environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to liaise authoritatively with representatives of humanitarian community, local government and media , social protection institutions and other relevant actors, when required;
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills, both written and oral.
  • Willingness to work in demanding, stressful situations under difficult living conditions with respect for basic security rules.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Fluency in Russian and/or Ukrainian.
  • Strong skills in using computers, document processing (Excel, Word, Adobe) and networking software.
  • Nationality of Ukraine.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.