Senior Technical Advisor-Food Security & Livelihood

Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With more than 40 years of expertise in emergency situations…

Job Information

Job Description

Senior Technical Advisor-Food Security and Livelihood (FSL)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Contract Duration: till 31st December 2021
Project Area: Kathmandu
Number of positions: 1
Expected starting date: 1 August 2021

Main Responsibilities:  

  • Contribute to defining the country strategy as well as the strategy and positioning of the FSL  technical department
  • Coordinate the identification of needs and the formulation of project proposals
  • Oversee the implementation of programs/projects and ensure that reports are submitted
  • Guarantee the quality and cost-effectiveness of projects
  • Ensure the active participation of ACF in national sectoral coordination and technical forums  and develop sectorial partnerships
  • Promote learning, technical development and research within the FSL Department
  • Proactively support ACFs commitments to gender equality, child protection and disability  sensitivity

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualifications, Experience and Required Skills:  

  • Master’s degree in, Agriculture, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Farm Management and  Climate Change Adaptation, or relevant discipline with at least Five years of experience in related field of which two years should be in senior management role.
  • Experience of supervising FSL, climate Change or Rural development project implementation
  • Solid knowledge of climate change adaptation
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills in Nepali and English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong computer literacy and knowledge of database and spread sheet applications such as excel is essential, statistical and other M&E applications software e.g. ENA, SPSS etc
  • Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity and Social Inclusion
  • Ability to manage short deadlines and intense pressure
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Results oriented

How to Apply

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit a motivation letter, updated CV  with two referees through email: by 12th July 2021 by 5 pm Nepal time.

The Vacancy Reference (ACFFSLKATSTA) must be mentioned in the title of the email  otherwise the application may be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further  process. Action Against Hunger reserves the right to reject any or all applications. Telephonic enquiries  will not be entertained.

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications  from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged /underrepresented ethnic groups.