Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.
Food Security and Livelihoods Officer
The PUI Nigerian Mission has been officially opened in April 2016, with a focus on meeting urgent needs, including improving access to food commodities, primary health care and nutrition for Internally Displaced People (IDP) and host communities (HC) living in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC).
The progressive sectorial widening allowed PUI to start implementing an integrated approach from 2017 in food security, livelihoods, and nutrition and health sectors, with the support of ECHO, FFP, OFDA and CIAA/CDC, in line with PUI’s global strategy. In mid-2018, PUI has developed its comprehensive response by adding Protection and Community Outreach (PCO) activities to the existing programs in Bolori II.
In 2018, PUI has also scaled up its intervention with the opening of Monguno LGA base, with the main objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality of the most vulnerable population and promoting protection amongst the whole affected Community. PUI is now looking for 1 Food Security and Livelihoods Officer for our team in Maiduguri.
POSITION GENERAL INFORMATION
Position: Food Security and Livelihoods Officer
Based in: Maiduguri, Borno State
Number of position: 1
Starting date – 9th of January.2020.
Duration of contract: 4 months
Under the direct supervision of the Food Security and livelihood Supervisor, the Food Security Officer is responsible for the daily implementation of the E- voucher and nutrition projects in Maiduguri, Borno State.
RESPONSABILITIES AND TASKS
Logistic & administration
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED SKILLS
Language skills: Fluent in English (speaking, reading & writing)
Fluent in local languages – Kanuri, Hausa are wished
Education degree: Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Food Security, Disaster Risk Management, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Agricultural Extension, Agribusiness Management, or related fields. Previous experience with NGO is required.
Work experience: At least 6 months or more experience in a similar position in an INGO’s preferably related to food security, livelihoods or emergency response, recovery and resilience building, and cash transfer program.
Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset.
Knowledge and skills
Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted.
This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.
Interested and qualified? Go to Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) career website on forms.office.com to apply