Two (2) Food Assistance Technicians: Action Contre la Faim

Deadline: 11 October 2016

Duration: 5.5 months
Based in Mberengwa

ACF is a registered charity, founded in 1979. Action Contre la Faim operates in 23 countries. The international network of Action Contre la Faim is represented in Paris, London, Madrid, New York and Montreal. Teams in the field combat hunger on four fronts: nutrition, food security, health, water and sanitation.

Action Contre La Faim Zimbabwe seeks to fill these vacancies for a Food Assistance Project based on voucher distribution in Mberengwa together with Nutrition trainings conducted by a Local Partner.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Food Assistance Technician is expected to have an understanding and knowledge of the Food Security sector within the Zimbabwean context

Main objectives
Participate in the design and preparation of tools for the implementation of the food assistance activities; Implement food assistance (through vouchers) activities; Beneficiary & Trader training and selection; Voucher distribution & redemption; Contribute to the monitoring, evaluation and reorientation of the project; Reporting

Education and experience
Diploma / Degree in Social Sciences, Distribution Channel management; Project management experience essential in voucher distribution and management; Previous experience in an international humanitarian organisation; Food Assistance experience essential

Required skills
Knowledge of vouchers schemes; Good skills for community mobilization; Good knowledge of the area of intervention; Ability to analyse and synthesize; Good relational and communication qualities; Knowledge of English and local languages; Computer Knowledge necessary

To apply
Applicants should clearly indicate the post applied in the subject line and attach cover letters with up-to-date detailed CVs to: not later than Tuesday 11 October 2016. Please note that the successful candidates will be required to start immediately.