Saturday, August 6, 2016

ARC NEC Field Officer Job Vacancy in Rwanda


The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to build increased resilience and self-reliance of communities affected by displacement and their host communities using innovation, social-entrepreneurship, co-creation and increased country ownership through continued protection, stronger economic empowerment, improved food security & nutrition, and environmental protection.

ARC is looking for suitable Rwandan candidate to fill the position below:

1.      Position:           NEC Field Officer (1)

            RESPONSIBLE TO:   Site Manager
            Site:    Kigeme Refugee Camp

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Coordination
  • Liaise regularly with NEC Coordinator to ensure proper implementation of NEC activities within the camp including but not limited to: selection and training of volunteer nutrition animators, identification and engagement of relevant stakeholders, delivery of awareness raising activities, support to nutrition animators, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Coordinate and support Nutrition Animators to deliver required activities as per work plan. This includes but is not limited to: setting up community based groups, organizing and delivering community mobilization events such as participatory theater and sports events, identification and celebration of positive role models, engagement of leaders;
  • Liaise with Nutrition Coordinator, Health Education Coordinator, Community Health Workers and other partners to ensure harmonized messages across the camp
  • Liaise with the Livelihoods Coordinator within the camp and his/her responsibility and with the Nutrition & Food Security Technical Advisor to implement livelihoods activities under the NEC project
  • Provide capacity building of Nutrition Animators through regular meetings, supervision and coaching
  • Monitor and review NEC activities in the camp according to pre-determined indicators

  • Coordinate the compilation and timely submission of weekly and monthly reports of NEC activities as per established templates and requirements
  • Monitor all nutrition program expenditure against budgets at the camp level
  • Work with logistics team to develop accurate and timely orders and requisitions for the effective delivery of NEC activities
  • Represent ARC in relevant meetings within the camp
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

Required Qualifications, Experience and Competencies 
  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics, in Social sciences and Food sciences
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in nutrition program
  • Experience of 2 years to organize and to conduct the trainings
  • Knowledge of Maternal Infant and Young child Nutrition
  • Knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting nutrition in refugee settings is a plus
  • Ability to live and work in isolated areas of Rwanda
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English 

To apply for this position: 
Please submit your application letter and curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum) by email to: or deliver them to ARC Country Head office in Kimihurura after Lemigo Hotel before Friday August 19th, 2016.

NB: Please apply only if you fulfill the requirements. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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