Location: United States of America (Washington, DC)
Closing date: 22 Mar 2008
Job Description

The Specialist, Food Security & Livelihood position will provide technical support , particularly in the areas of: safety nets, disaster risk reduction, livelihood recovery, and food security assessment.

Documentation, proposal development, training and capacity building will be key components.

Understanding of food security concepts and multi-sectoral programming; experience with safety nets, asset protection, disaster risk reduction (preparedness and mitigation), food security assessment and program design.

Solid writing, editing, training and grant writing experience essential. Ability to travel and to work independently, even in harsh environments. Strong communication and interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity required. Language skills a plus.

Position is based in Washington, DC

Advanced degree in related field.
At least 3-5 years experience in food security program management and technical support.
Vacancies Contact
Interested candidates should apply directly on-line to our Save the Children Career Website at: http://www.savethechildren.org/careers/index.asp referencing position # 3570