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UN Jobs: Nutrition and Livelihood officer – Plan International

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The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

As Nutrition and Livelihood Officer, you are responsible for representing Plan International Cameroon in relevant platforms related to livelihood and nutrition issues of the project, and will work closely with administrative and traditional authorities, religious leaders, opinion leaders, humanitarian and development organizations in your area of jurisdiction.

You will ensure that:

  • The strategy is implemented to the highest quality standards;
  • The technical support for the implementation of Nutrition and Livelihoods activities and the preparation of reports in line with donor requirements, including the monitoring of Nutrition and Livelihoods component expenditure are provide;
  • Development in-depth analysis of the nutritional and livelihood situation through primary and secondary assessments is carried out, with due regard to gender, inclusion and diversity, as well as to the project’s objectives and country strategy;
  • coordination of surveys and rapid assessments, including training, planning, analysis and report writing; together with appropriate field supervision and compliance with protocols
  • Coordination and networking with other stakeholders is effective to promote appropriate humanitarian and development programming within nutrition and livelihood policies. This will include attending and participating in relevant coordination meetings;

The Nutrition and Livelihood Officer is responsible for the overall planning, coordination and operationalization of the implementation of Nutrition and Livelihood activities the project.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit someone with a post-graduate degree (Bac + 3), nutrition, animal sciences, agronomy or any other discipline that provides an understanding of nutrition, food security and livelihood programming, or equivalent training. As Nutrition and Livelihood Officer you will have in-depth knowledge of humanitarian programming in nutrition, food security and sustainable livelihoods in various areas of intervention, an understanding of community-based management of malnutrition and a good understanding of the importance of gender, inclusion and diversity in the planning and implementation of nutrition and livelihood activities, and a good knowledge of the socio-economic context of the Far North region, in particular the departments of Mayo-Sava, Mayo Tsanaga, Logone et Chari.

Please follow this link for a full role profile: Job description – Nutrition & Livelihood Officer – GFFO.pdf

Location: Kousseri

Type of Role: Fixed Term contract

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Hay Level: 12

Closing Date: 19th June 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

, Apply now , Added 11 hours ago – Updated 2 hours ago – Source: jobs.plan-international.org

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