Associate Director- Food Security, Resilience Livelihoods

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the Associate Director- Food Security, Resilience Livelihoods, you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction, growth, technical leadership, and coordination of World Visions Afghanistan’s Food Security, Resilience, and Livelihood programmatic to strategically tackle the root causes of poverty, vulnerability, and hunger in Afghanistan. This includes economic recovery, climate adaptation and resilience, food security and livelihoods, social protection, shock-responsive safety nets, and CBDRM/DRR. You will have overall responsibility for providing technical and operational oversight of the FSL program in Afghanistan to achieve program objectives and for program management and deliverables. You will serve as the point of contact for donor(s), the different sectoral ministries in Afghanistan, and other key stakeholders on both program management and grant issues.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in agricultural sciences, development economics, labour economics, social science, development studies, OR proven equivalent experience
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Food security, resilience and livelihood programming (i.e. TVET, value chain evaluation and strengthening, social enterprise, social protection, graduation models, agriculture, climate change adaptation, cash transfers, agricultural revival, market systems development, etc.) in humanitarian and development settings.
  • Specific trainings on donor requirements e.g., DEC, g2g, GoG Training, Europe Aid training and Security training
  • High proficiency in project cycle management; good leadership skills, demonstrated experience in planning, reporting and leading teams in order to implement complex livelihood programs, good understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Experience in partnership building and coordination with the donors, private sector, NGO and local community organisations.
  • Proven experience in proposal writing and Program reporting

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the application deadline of 30 MAY 2024.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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