Livelihood Officer- Afghan Nationals Only

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Job Description

- The Livelihood officer is responsible and would support all aspects of livelihood sector, with the overall objective of improving the well-being of targeted communities. - Promote local economic recovery for livelihoods improvement, employment creation and food security of vulnerable households and communities. - Support inclusive economic growth with focus on creating an enabling environment to market access. - Developing and encouraging linkages between producer groups and other market actors (wholesalers, processors). - Support ERD Field Team and Facilitate strategic decision making, such as village/community selection, beneficiary selection criteria and support modalities. - Liaise with relevant vocational service providers to offer tailored vocational training at different levels (based on the results of the vocational needs and job market analyses), in to be responsive to existing education and experience levels among the impact group. - Ensure IRC Economic Recovery programs are implemented using best practice tools for effective project cycle management (work plan, spending plan, procurement plan, etc.). - Provide technical and management support to ERD cash, agriculture, live-stock, and livelihoods programming in the targeted areas in accordance with best practice and IRC policies. - Participate in various field assessments and surveys including needs assessment, baseline surveys, and pre-post distribution surveys. - Ensure the implementation of the livelihoods component of the program in track with annual work-plan, targets, time-plans, and result indicators. - Provide support for implementation of all Livelihood Projects Activities. - Keep track of technical trainings (agriculture, livestock, value addition and start-up grant) on weekly basis for sharing with KBL Program team along with keeping tracking of all expenses. - Develop and provide inputs for promotional material of beneficiaries in line with the current market need.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economic, development studies, or any other related fields. - At least have 1-2 years of experience in a relevant area such as agricultural development, socio-economic, entrepreneurship, rural development. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. - Excellent English written communication skills, with analytic capacity - Knowledge and understanding of the business need and challenges faced by Small and Micro and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) - Be able to travel to provinces.

Added 1 year ago - Updated 11 months ago - Source: rescue.org