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Project assistance(Cash for work) - Only for Yemeni National Staff


Title:                       Project assistance (Cash for work) - Only for Yemeni National Staff
Background and purpose: 
DRC has been funded a 10-months intervention by DANIDA to respond to acute food and livelihood and, WASH needs of the population, affected by the confluence of famine, on-going conflict, and chronic poverty and, we know food security and WASH together contribute to tackling ‘acute and chronic malnutrition in the population[1], particularly in children and women who are vulnerable to changes in food intake – livelihoods address households’ access and availability aspects of food while WASH ensures biological use, safety and hygiene aspects of food, environment and human health. To implement component 1, DRC is seeking ‘expressions of interest’ from suitable candidates to fill a position of Agronomist. 
Key responsibilities: 
  • Assist the project to sensitize key stakeholders - Government and I/NGos - working in target districts, sub-districts and, communities about the project concept, benefits, targeting criteria, implementation strategies and modalities, monitoring and other such aspects; 
  • Assist in the technical responsibility for the CFW project – designing on-farm structures (terraces rehabilitation), planning and costing inputs (labor, finance and materials), technical assistance and; coordination of day-to-day activities to produce an output; 
  • Assist in sensitize target communities and, mobilize and organize eligible households to participate in the project activities, including listing and reporting of eligible bens to DRC;  
  • Assist DRC Project Team in regular monitoring and progress reporting on project activities;  
  • Attend to other tasks as and when assigned by your supervisor;  
Candidate profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil/agriculture engineering discipline; 
  • Minimum 2 years of direct field experience in implementing food/vegetable production interventions. At least one Year  in cash for work ; 
  • Demonstrated experience of working in volatile security contexts and ability to deliver results;  
  • Excellent communication/ reporting skills in English & Arabic; 
  • Demonstrated experience of training communities and households in agronomic/food production aspects, including design and development of training/teaching aids suitable to local culture and contexts;  
  • Ability to work with teams, comprising local and expatriate staffs and, with minimum supervision;  
  • Computer skills, especially MS Office, emails and internet; 
  • Willingness to travel and work in remote rural communities with limited access to basic facilities; 
Terms and Conditions:   
The proposed employment conditions are based on DRC policy and Yemeni labor law. The selected candidate shall perform his/her duties in compliance with the DRC Code of Conduct and procedures at all times. 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Sa'ada
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-22

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