Food Security Technical Coordinator

Madagascar
Apply by 16 February 2019
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 17 January 2019

Job Description

NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a qualified Food Security Technical Coordinator candidate for the upcoming FY 2019 Food for Peace Development Food Security Activity (DFSA). The over-arching goal of the program is to reduce food insecurity and chronic malnutrition, as well as build resilience among chronically food insecure households in the most vulnerable regions of Madagascar.

ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • The technical coordinator will be charged with ensuring that all of the technical sectors work together to create multiplier effects across and between sectors
  • ensure that overall technical implementation quality remains consistent and of high quality among all of the sub-awardees and implementation locations in the award
  • establishing and managing systems to ensure cohesion across all technical sectors in the application
  • ensure technical interventions are integrated, layered and sequenced appropriately at all levels of implementation within the FFP activity, and USAID and RISE 2 investments
  • Will report directly to the COP or Deputy Chief of Party and work closely with the M&E Lead and the Strategic Learning Lead to ensure that M&E and learning feedback loops are being properly fed into and utilized by the technical field staff

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An advanced degree (PhD or Master’s) in a relative field and a minimum of five years relevant experience,
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience is required;
  • Highly experienced in a broad spectrum of food security technical focus areas;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing - and ensuring quality control for - technically rigorous, food security integration and collaboration

NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, and legally protected characteristics for non-merit factors.

About the Organization

The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the primary voice for people who use cooperative businesses to build a better world and a more inclusive economy. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For over 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in over 85 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

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