Caritas Czech Republic
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Livelihoods Officer X 2

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


  • 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 Entrepreneurship Trainer and Business Development Officer
  • 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.


  • 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)
  • At least 5 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
  • Good understanding of micro-enterprises and microfinance, vocational training and youth issues
  • Experience with development of tools and trainings in livelihoods programs
  • 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
  • Duty station: Mantapala and Nchelenge, Nchelenge District, Luapula Province or Meheba Settlement (North-Western Province), Zambia
  • Position: national
  • Starting date: April 2019

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) to the following email address: , (indicate in your motivation letter and email subject preferred duty station)

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please use the following subject in your email/post: Livelihoods Officer –(preferred Location).

For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Surname, Name, Livelihoods Officer – curriculum vitae

Surname, Name, Livelihoods Officer – cover letter

Caritas Czech Republic reserves the right to cancel the process at any stage

Application deadline
8 Feb 15:00

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