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Date Posted

Jun 09, 2015



Job Title

Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods Officer At Oxfam Novib

Job Type



Oxfam is a world-wide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. Oxfam is seeking a Media Lead (Nigeria Emergency) Our program is focused on economic livelihood, gender justice, govemance and humanitarian work with a stronger focus on influencing the power dynamics that create poverty and inequality. 

Oxfam is expanding its humanitarian response and advocacy capacity, and an Abuja-based media lead is required to complement this effort. The primary goal for this position is to increase the public profile of this crisis intemationally, in order to mobilize donors and build public awareness.

Emergency Food Security and Resilient Livelihoods Officer 

To work with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering 

To deliver Oxfam's strategic and operational emergency/resilient food security and livelihood priorities in Nigeria and ensure innovative and quality programme which is shared within Nigeria, the West Africa Region and beyond. 


To ensure quality and impact of the country's work on resilient livelihoods and food security through: supporting the design and implementation of EFSL and resilient livelihoods programs, facilitation of technical support and capacity building of Oxfam and partners' teams, provision of sound national analysis and supporting linkages from program work to policy influence. The EFSL Officer will be the main liaison person for EFSL programming between Oxfam, relevant stakeholders and Non-Govemmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in the Food Security and Livelihoods programs. S/he will ensure that the notion of "gender at the heart of our work" is present in all work s/he takes forward.


  • 8 years post graduate working experience
  • Masters Degree.
  • BSc in Agriculture and related courses.

Method of Application

Visit our website at for full Job Profile of this position. If you are interested in this position please email your application letter and Curriculum vitae in English to  to the attention of The Recruiter, not later than June 23, 2015. 

For enquiries contact, 

Please note that applications sent to the enquiry email will be disqualified. OXFAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION. QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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