Emergency Response Roster - Livelihood/Economic Development Advisor - Tenders Global

Emergency Response Roster – Livelihood/Economic Development Advisor

World Vision


Children’s lives can change in an instant in the wake of war, disasters and humanitarian emergencies. We see how vulnerable they are and how much they need our protection.

Joining our Emergency Response Roster means you can be a part of our response, providing immediate support when disaster strikes.

Here’s where you come in:

As a Livelihood/Economic Development Advisor in a response, your primary responsibility to spearhead the economic recovery and resilience-building efforts of affected households and communities. Your expertise will be instrumental in crafting and executing livelihoods interventions aimed at not just restoring, but enhancing, the economic well-being of those impacted by crises. You will be responsible for: 1. Drafting the Livelihoods and ED strategy. 2. Supporting the development of Livelihoods and ED programs. 3. Providing technical support to project teams for quality assurance. 4. Empowering and building capacities of the field staff 5. Representing the Response in cluster and working groups and with relevant Ministries/stakeholders, 6. Advocate for the prioritisation of livelihoods and economic recovery within the broader humanitarian agenda, leveraging your expertise to drive policy dialogue and resource mobilisation efforts.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any area related to Livelihoods/ED, Economy, economic development, Food Security, Agriculture, Value chain Development, etc.
  • Three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of Economic development or Livelihoods/ED.
  • Two years or more NGO experience in the humanitarian and development fields respectively.
  • Experience in capacity building processes, tools and methodologies.
  • Effective written and verbal communication in English. Other UN languages such as French, Arabic, Spanish, and Portuguese, are preferred.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required on short notice.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online.

Please note: Applying to our roster is not for immediate employment. Acceptance to our Emergency Response Roster pre-qualifies you to work or deploy with us in future responses.

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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