New job FSL Coordinator in Gujarat
Company : Save the Children
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Gujarat
Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Food Security and Livelihoods
LOCATION: Sana’a and Amran
GRADE: 3b CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 Months
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g., once a week or more) or intensively (e.g., four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
As a member of the Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) team, the FSL Coordinator under the supervision of the FSL Specialist and TA will oversee on the implementation of the FSL programmes in Sana’a and Amran, and support programme assessment and design. The FSL Coordinator will be responsible for assuring efficient and high-quality planning, development, implementation and supervision of food security and livelihoods programming in North of Yemen response. She/ He will work closely with the FSL Program Specialist and Technical Advisor to oversee for project activities, developing appropriate implementation tools to track progress and monitor the context and prepare regular reports for the project and share with the FSL Specialist and Advisor. She/ He will also build capacity, and identify capacity needs, of field staff to ensure they are able to implement activities to a high standard. They will also liaise with other actors to ensure effective coordination.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Head of Amran and Sana’a Sub-Office
Reporting to: FSL Data Management – FSL Officer – FFA officer
Budget responsibility: TBC
- Coordination with other external actors and sector teams within SCI to ensure complementarities and prevent overlap in targeted areas,
- Compilation of all FSL project and beneficiary information which is then shared with FSL Specialist and TA,
- Working closely with FSL Field Officers, with support from FSL Technical Advisor and Specialist, finalize appropriate beneficiary selection criteria and process for target areas,
- Ensure all field staff are aware of beneficiary selection criteria and process,
- Work closely with M&E team and field staff to ensure appropriate accountability mechanism is understood and accessible to beneficiaries,
- Support FSL field staff in responding to any feedback as needed,
- Coordinate closely with security teams to finalize distribution plans and ensure proper procedures are in place with support of FSL Specialist and TA,
- With support from Head of Sub-Office, coordinate with liaison teams and/or finance department in ensuring timely transfer of assistance to required locations in line with requests from field offices,
- Produce timely reports for internal use on the status of on-going programming; and contribute to donor reporting.
- Prepare weekly and monthly work plans in line with the implementation plan; and ensure timely implementation of activities in line with the plans (including beneficiary registration, trainings, data collection and distributions).
- Responsible for liaison with delivery agents to ensure availability of goods, quality of goods, compliance with the work plan, address any problems, and maintain regular communication,
- Capacity building of field staff in relation to implementation and tools to be used,
- Identify capacity building needs of field staff and appropriate opportunities to address these issues with support from the FSL Advisor,
- Support the design of assessments and share information on needs and possible programme design with FSL Advisor to support strategy development,
- Review field data (post-distribution monitoring and market price monitoring) and share with relevant staff for further action,
- Works closely with implementing partners to oversee quality of work and provide technical support.
- Identify learning and training opportunities for Save the Children staff and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.
- Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and take a leadership role within coordination meeting in the area, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed,
- Advocate that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.
- Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities, fraud and other relevant policies and procedures.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
- Holds the team accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance.
- Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding.
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
- Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
- Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
- Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust.
- Invests time and energy to actively develop self and others to help realise their full potential, and to build the organisation’s capability for the future.
- Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization,
- Develops and implements innovative solutions to adapt and succeed in ever-changing and uncertain global and working environments,
- Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organization.
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence.
- Displays consistent excellent judgement.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEEssential:
- Minimum 3-year experience of working in FSL, at least 1 year of which must be targeted location-based,
- Field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN agencies,
- Excellent communication skills,
- Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy,
- Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a discipline such as social sciences, business management, economics or other discipline relevant to urban/rural livelihoods,
- Previous experience of managing a team,
- Previous experience of project management, including multi sector programmes,
- Budget management experience,
- Demonstrable experience of Monitoring and Evaluation and beneficiary accountability,
- Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy,
- A good level of written and spoken English,
- The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances,
- Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
- Economic recovery programming in humanitarian response
- Ability to make decisions immediately and in a very short span of time
- National level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN agencies,
- Able to work with minimum level of supervision.