LFS Coordinator-Food Distribution Ethiopia Jigjiga

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Project Management
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A job description is a written statement that describes the employee’s role and responsibilities. The role and responsibilities shall be executed within the NRC framework. The job description facilitates the recruitment process by stating the necessary competencies. It is mandatory for all positions.


Position:                                          LFS Coordinator-Food Distribution

Number of Positions                      5 persons

Reports to:                                     Area Program Manager /Area Manager

Supervision of:                               GFD/LFS Project Supervisors and Assistants

Duty station:                                  Hegale

Travel:                                             70%

Project number:                      WFP GFD-Refugee project

Duration and type of contract:   1 Year with Possibility of extension

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.


  1. Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the WASH Coordinator position is to implement delegated WASH project portfolio activities. The following is a brief description of the role.


Generic responsibilities (max 10)

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.


  1. Line management of General Food Distribution project field staff in the respective refugee camp
  2. Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  3. Contribute to FSL strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  4. Manage and implement a delegated portfolio of GFD project (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from APM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  5. Provide regular progress reports to APM (AM and Core Competency Specialists if no APM)
  6. Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  7. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  8. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  9. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  10. Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy


Specific responsibilities 

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

  • Provide day-to-day supervision and support to the GFD teams including implementation of Human Resources related processes (recruitments, orientation, training, performance management).
  • Compile and prepare the monthly, Quarterly and Annual GFD reports and conduct reconciliation of documents as per the standards and donor requirement
  • Follow up on weekly meeting and conduct monthly and quarterly meetings and collect accurate and updated information about project activities.
  • Report any problem related to finance, admin and logistics within the GFD team and the support team to the attention of the Area Manager for resolution
  • Ensure that the GFD office and NRC property are kept in a good and secure condition
  • Actively promote synergies between NRC’s GFD and other teams
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Supervisor.


Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Project planning: CC Specialists
  • Area operations: Support Coordinators (field office coordinators)
  • Staff capacity building:  CC Specialists, HR
  • Implementation: CC Specialists


Scale and scope of position

Staff: Numbers and titles of staff directly managed by the post holder, and numbers of staff responsible for overall in the unit (1  FSL Project supervisor, 1 biometrician assistant 5 Food distributors  staff)
Stakeholders: Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with: UN agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
Information: GORS, Weekly, Monthly, Project Proposals, Intranet
Legal or compliance: Terms of employment, vendors requirements, donor requirements



Generic professional competencies for this position: 

  • Experience from working in an LFS project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Knowledge of the FSL context in Somali Region and the specific programme area
  • Knowledge of the Somali language is must
  • Experience with ongoing programme implementation.

Behavioral competencies

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
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