Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator
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The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization
FAO Uganda supports extremely vulnerable populations throughout Uganda, with a particular emphasis on refugee-hosting districts, to achieve sustainable food, nutrition and income security through resilient agricultural livelihoods.
As the immediate needs of refugees and other extremely vulnerable populations experiencing acute instances of economic crisis and food insecurity is met, the focus necessarily turns to the medium and long-term needs for support to livelihoods to achieve self-reliance through sustainable and resilient livelihood strategies. This need is reflected in the recent role allocated to FAO as the co-chair of the Livelihoods and Resilience Sector for the refugee response.
The Candidate will work under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of the Deputy FAO Representative and in close collaboration with Team Leads of other programme units and Operations/Administrative units.
The Candidate will provide guidance in planning, implementing and monitoring FAO’s food security and livelihoods portfolio of interventions in Uganda.
Tasks and responsibilities
Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator will\:
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency