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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
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    CARE International is a major humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.

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    Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer


    The Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring of the livelihood, economic inclusion, agri-business development and Market System Development.


    Job Responsibility #1: Activity Planning and Implementation

    • Lead on the livelihood component including planning, implementation and monitoring. 
    • Ensure that the project livelihood activities are implemented in line with the project main objectives for the targeted groups and in compliance with CARE and WFP policies and practice with respect to safeguarding policy, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures 
    • Update activities trackers for the livelihood component. 
    • Draft concise, useful and analytical reports, case studies, and other documents as needed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis as required.
    • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders including other NGOs, INGOs, governmental authorities and private sector to ensure smooth implementation.
    • Support MEAL team in developing and updating monitoring tools relevant to the project’s livelihood interventions. 

    Job Responsibility #2: Capacity Building/ Technical Support

    • Mobilize beneficiaries into product groups
    • Review and adapt basic business, financial and relevant technical training material.
    • Deliver livelihoods and economic inclusion trainings (Seed Multiplication, FFBS, VSLA, Business Management, Agro-processing and Product Marketing) and coaching sessions for beneficiaries.
    • Identify and organize collaborative partnership with the relevant governmental authorities, local services providers / traders and ensure targeted HH have access to this network.
    • Facilitating peer-to-peer support and formal collaboration between targeted HHs

    Job Responsibility #3: Coordination and Representation

    • Participate in coordination cluster assessments.
    • Represent the CARE on coordination meetings at LGA, community and wards. 

    Resource Mobilization                                                                             

    • Contribute to CARE's funding sourcing and resource mobilization initiatives through information gathering, supporting assessments, learnings, and documentations.
    • Support other assigned outsourcing activities.
    • Fulfill any other Responsibilities as Assigned



    • Diploma or University degree in Agriculture, Agri-business, Economics, Business Management or any related field.
    • Minimum 3 years of work experience in livelihoods and economic inclusion programming. 
    • Ability to write reports of high quality. 
    • Sound knowledge of entrepreneur and value chain development related activities.
    • Technical knowledge on the formation and management of VSLAs.


    • Knowledge of local languages spoken in Borno and Yobe.
    • Previous experience with INGOs or NGOs. 
    • Advanced computers skills (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.


    • Integrity and Trust                                              
    • Building Effective Teams Customer Focus
    • Drive for Results
    • Problem Solving
    • Time Management
    • Functional/ Technical Skills
    • Conflict Management
    • Listening
    • Organizing


    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested jobseekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    Qualified Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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