Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods (EFSL) Coordinator at Oxfam Nigeria


Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.

Position: Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods (EFSL) Coordinator

Fixed Term:         One Year

Location:             Abuja


To ensure quality and impact in the country’s work on resilient livelihood and food security through supporting country in EFSL programs, facilitation of technical support and capacity building to Oxfam and partners’ teams, provision of sound national analysis through supporting linkages from program work to policy influence. The EFSL Coordinator will be the main liaison person for the EFSL programming between Oxfam and relevant stakeholders and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in livelihood programs and may assist them in coordinating EFSL activities. S/he will ensure that the notion of “gender at the heart of our work” is present in all work taken forward.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in agriculture, food security, climate change or a related field of study
  • 8-10 years of field experience in food security, agriculture, and resilient livelihoods, including experience in emergency response and recovery following natural disaster and social protection/safety nets.

More information and application procedure:

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www.oxfaminnigeriajobs.org for full job profile.

This is a re-advertisement. All interested persons including those that applied previously should send an application letter and CV not later than Friday 4th November, 2016 to oxfamgbnigeria@oxfam.org.uk (Please use: job position/your name as the subject line). We highly recommend applying as early as possible before the deadline.

For enquiries contact wmafwalal@oxfam.org.uk

Oxfam is an equal opportunity organisation; qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.