Livelihoods and Food Security Assistant at NRC, Severodonetsk, Ukraine

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Deadline: 26 April 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Livelihoods and Food Security Assistant in Severodonetsk, Ukraine.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Livelihoods and Food Security Assistant will perform the following functions:

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  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist a range of support with the implementation of the portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Implement independently procedures and activities within own function or core competency as delegated.
  • Responsible for organizing and delivery of tasks in line with priorities and standards.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the specialist area of work in which technical assistance and support is being provided, in order to be most effective in supporting the team.
  • Use initiative in day to day problem solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities and standards for the area of work.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement in your area of expertise.
  • Identify the most vulnerable beneficiaries who require special assistance.
  • Assist the L&FS Officer in registration of beneficiaries, needs assessment/verification based on home visits, distribution of assistance, post distribution monitoring and coordination with relevant stakeholders, in line with NRC policies and donor requirements.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Provide any kind of assistance to the L&FS programme as a whole, based on needs.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Degree in economics, social sciences, law, philology or business studies.
  • Experience from working as a Project Assistant / Officer in a humanitarian / recovery context.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English is an advantage.
  • Experience in using computers, document processing (Excel, Word, Adobe) and networking.
  • Willingness to work in demanding, stressful situations under difficult living conditions with respect for basic security rules.
  • Previous experience from a humanitarian/recovery context is an advantage.
  • Fluency in Russian and/or Ukrainian.
  • Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies.
  • Nationality of Ukraine.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.