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World Vision International

The position is contingent upon funding and donor approval and will be based in Somalia

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.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As Resilience & Livelihoods Technical Advisor (RLTA), Somalia Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA), you will contribute to World Vision’s important work in Somalia by providing technical support to the livelihood’s skill-building and asset transfer components of the graduation approach. You will work with the Graduation Approach (GA) Lead to ensure cohesion across all components of the graduation approach and that interventions are sequenced, layered and integrated appropriately at all levels of implementation within the RFSA activity. You will report directly to the COP and will work directly with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead and Strategic Learning Advisor (SLA) to ensure that M&E and learning feedback loops are properly fed into and utilized by the technical field staff.

Requirements include:

  • A master’s degree in agriculture, economic, food security, international development or non-profit management or related a concentration from an accredited U.S. college or university, or international equivalent.
  • Six years of relevant experience at the community level in the Horn of Africa is required, with preference for experience working with Somali communities.
  • Have a broad range of technical experience including urban/rural livelihoods, climate change adaptation, gender, and social inclusion. Specific experience on graduation programming is preferred.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of all components of livelihood development including selection, planning, and management of small businesses; livelihood resilience and diversification strategies; establishment of market linkages; and engagement with the private sector.
  • Previous experience in working in a large USAID grant including Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA), Development Food Security Activity (DFSA), Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and other language(s).
  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
  • Travel to the United States WVUS Washington, DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.

How to Apply