Livelihood Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Livelihood Assistant Job ID: 190000A4Location: Maiduguri, Borno RoleTo support implementation of FSL component of project. More specifically, assist in the improvement of livelihood programs.S/he is principally responsible for the implementation of Livelihood project.Main ResponsibilitiesThe post holder will receive a context specific ToR for each deployment, which will draw upon the responsibilities outlined below:Programme Support (typically will be at field level):Assist program officers to ensure program progress according to the developed schedule and work plan.Assist in the coordination of livelihood activities.Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion as to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and other as required by the program.Keep program officers and management updated regards to security situation in the project implementation area.Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as general situation and community updates and needs.Document lessons learned and success stories on the project.Adhere to all SC policies and procedures as outlined in SC policies and procedure manuals.Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to SC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation.To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.Capacity Building:Identify learning and training opportunities for partner staff and communicate this to the Livelihoods Officer or Livelihoods Coordinator. Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:Supporting coordination working groups within the IDP camps and host communities or target project sites.Contribute to communications and media work as required through correction of data and information and sharing with the project headsGeneral:Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures. 

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