Technical Advisor, Agricultural Livelihoods at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)


About CRS:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.


Initiated in September 2014. The Comprehensive, Coordinated Care for Children Project (Children) is a five-year USAID-funded consortium of organizations led by Catholic Relief Services with partners IntraHealth, Maestral, Pact Plan and Westat. 4 Children designed to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for OVC affected by HIV and AIDS and other adversities. 4Children draws on global evidence, which illustrates that HIV and other adversities are best prevented and addressed when families and children nave access to both high quality health and social welfare services, 4Chifdren helps countries to identify practical and appropriate policies, programs and services that reduce the risk of HIV and maltreatment and promote child well-being. It promotes approaches that address the unique needs of each child and family, including strengthening front line social service workforce and case management systems.

CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the position below. Full job descriptions can be downloaded at the links provided.

Position; Technical Advisor, Agricultural Livelihoods (1 Position)

Department:        Programs

Reports To;                   Technical Director – Household Economic Strengthening (HES)

Location;             CARO/Abuja, Nigeria

Band:                   E -1

Jot Description Link:

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form at http;// and send with a detailed 3-page resume in one-word document to, Candidates should state the title of the position they are applying for as the subject of their email

Completed applications should reach us before 5mp., 11th Thursday February, 2016. Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity:

“CRS is an equal -opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.

Statement of Commitment to Protection:

“CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation