FSL Officer

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FSL Officer

  • Post Date:October 14, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 3 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Development
    Qualification Diploma
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number 220007SS
    Location Balkh
Job Description

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.











We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI – Afghanistan

Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description:

The Food Security and Livelihood Officer with support from Provincial FSL Coordinator will implement the FSL activities planned under Save the Children’s IOM Funded Project. The post holder along with FSL assistants will closely work with project beneficiaries to provide beneficiaries with basic food to most vulnerable households.

Reports to: Provincial FSLCoordinator
Staff reporting to this post:
Direct:  FSL Assistants










Indirect: 00
Budget Responsibilities: Not Applicable
Role Dimensions: The post holder will establish good working relationship with project stakeholders such as department governments, UN agencies, and community members.

The main areas of accountability and responsibility of this post is to implement the FSL component of Save the Children’s IOM funded Project in designated province (Balkh). Details are below.

    Support capacity building of FSL assistants.
    Support in development of project document and FSL related training materials.
    In support from other project staff, finalize the project locations and project beneficiaries targeting strategy and criteria.
    Have the ability of villages selection and community mapping to set up village committee/empower the village committee.
    Have the ability and knowledge on cash based programing and intervention for food security and livelihood.
    Support cash tranfering program and cash distribution in the field for the targeted benefieiasrs in the area.
    Take part in community-based mobilization and sensitization meetings and introduce the FSL component of the project to target communities.
    Take part in the process of beneficiary identification and registration. Based on the skills and knowledge of beneficiaries, recommend feasible income generation activities to beneficiaries.
    Support the Provincial FSL Coordinator in development of project procurement plan and project detailed implementation plan.
    Support Save the Children’s procurement team in procurement of required goods that will be distributed to selected beneficiaries.
    Conduct beneficiary selection, verification and registration of CT beneficiaries (incl. community mobilization, sensitization, training of community committees).
    Support implementation of project baseline, mid-term, and final evaluation.
    Collaborate with Provincial FSL Coordinator, FSL officer, mobilizations assistants, MEAL staff to design community mobilization strategy and project implementation plans – including all technical specifications.
    Develop project weekly and monthly narrative reports and submit them to Provincial FSL Coordinator timely.
    Assist joint monitoring visits with the government officials (Provincial/district relevant authorities) to the project sites.
    Establish positive working relationships with local communities, provincial/district government officials such as line departments, UNHCR, UNOCHA and NGO representatives.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning
    Support MEAL team to ensure that all projects are equipped with MEAL systems like quality benchmarks,  billboards,  posters to exhibit MEAL messages for activities
    Support MEA team to ensure action plans from quality monitoring and accountability systems are generated and implemented in timely manner collaboration with MEAL team
    Contribute to generation of lessons through finalizing issues for Operations Research and participating in lessons learnt workshops and provide report.









    Support MEAL team to ensure that projects are reported against the M&E Plan
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
    holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
    holds the team and partners 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 and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
    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
    widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
    builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
    values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
    approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
    develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    willing to take disciplined risks.
    honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

    Degree/higher education diploma in the Field of business management, development studies, economics or related fields.
    At least 3 years of working experience in the humanitarian sector  (or similar position) in  a national or international organization.
    Experience in livelihoods projects is required
    Strong expertise in FSL programming for returnees and IDPs
    Maturity and confidence in dealing with the staff of government institutions, and communities.
    Excellent communication (both oral and written) in English and local languages, people skill for conflict resolution and negotiation;
    Computer proficiency, especially related to professional office software packages (Microsoft Office);

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.










Job Description – FSL Officer (220007SS) (taleo.net)

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Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

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