Consultants at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Consultant - Evaluation of NRC Nigeria Livelihood & Food Security in North East, Nigeria Ref. nr.: 3861408042Location: North East, Nigeria Duration of the Consultancy: From July to October, 2018.BackgroundNRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in AbujaNRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.The LFS response strategy of NRC aims to address both acute and chronic food and nutrition challenges faced by IDPs, returnees, and host community households. Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) response seeks to meet the immediate food and nutrition needs of displaced people whilst supporting capacity building for improved access to livelihoods to address the chronic food insecurity, stemming from low purchasing and production capacityThrough coordination with relevant livelihoods and food sector partners through the Food Sector Working Group (FS WG), as well as the Livelihoods and Early Recovery Sector (L&ERS), NRC activities strive to consolidate the progress made since 2015 to expand to accessible and new and under-served areasLivelihoods and food security interventions are now expanding into areas within the three agricultural zones of Borno state: Southern Borno, Central Borno, and Northern Borno.Purpose of EvaluationThe results of the evaluation will help to ascertain whether we are doing the right things to achieve maximum results; improve the results of our programmes and generate substantial learning; determine to what extent we are contributing to change in our beneficiaries and to use evaluation findings to immediately bring about changes and improvements in practiceThe evaluation will identify key challenges, successes, best practice and lessons learnt, to inform future LFS interventions.

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