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Livelihoods Officer

Caritas Czech Republic an international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation, planning an emergency response project focusing on Livelihoods of newly arrived refugees from DRC and host community, is looking for a Livelihoods Officer:

Responsibilities

Location: Nchelenge Luapula Province

Support and assist the Project Coordinator

Ensure strategic development of livelihoods components of the emergency refugee project

Develop detailed design of livelihoods activities

Ensure management of day-to-day implementation of livelihoods-related project activities according to project document such organization and facilitation of training, workshops and capacity building in the areas of entrepreneurship, financial literacy, savings, life skills, business development, employment promotion, vocational training, market linkages and local social and economic networks management

Supervision, mentoring and follow-up of livelihoods mentors for graduation approach

Cooperate with Agriculture Officer on activity planning and their implementation

Maintain necessary project administration and documentation

Participate on regular reports, draw up action plans, assessment of progress, formulation of new project opportunities, development of project tools, guidelines, etc.

Qualifications

Tertiary education – university/college degree in business, economics, agronomics, business administration, marketing, social sciences (preferably in enterprise development and vocational training) or any other related subject)

Three 3 years of practical experience with livelihoods and income generating activities, of which at least one year should be closely related to community development work in rural areas, preferably in Urban areas

Experience with humanitarian and emergency responses is an advantage

Facilitation and training skills – preferably in ILO SIYB/Get Ahead trainings

Good understanding of micro-enterprises and microfinance, vocational training and youth issues

Experience with project implementation

Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage

Fluent in English and Bemba – written and spoken, Swahili and French are an advantage

Computer skills – MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment

Good time management, commitment, team worker, innovative, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure

How to apply

Submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter to the email below:

Application deadline
30 Dec 22:00
Email applications to
jobs.zambia@caritas.cz
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