Senior Specialist, Livelihood
Save the Children - US
Location: Bangladesh
Last Date: May 17, 2008

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world.

It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 28 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 110 countries to ensure the well-being of children.


Senior Specialist, Livelihood
The Livelihoods Senior Specialist will provide technical support for Save the Children’s Bangladesh Country Office’s food security portfolio, particularly in the areas of: reaching the ultra poor, disaster risk reduction, livelihood recovery, income generation and food security assessment.

Documentation, proposal development, training and capacity building will be key components of this assignment.

The position works closely with the Country Director in program development and implementation, monitoring, evaluation and analysis of program activities and strategic planning. S/he will be responsible for the overall quality and of livelihood focused programs, including ensuring contractual obligations are met and children are benefiting from interventions.

Demonstrated understanding of livelihood and food security concepts and multi-sectoral programming; experience with safety nets, ultra poor programming, asset protection, disaster risk reduction (preparedness and mitigation), food security assessment and program design, and familiarity with the Asian/ Bangladeshi context.

Editing, training and grant writing skills are required. Ability to travel and work independently in harsh environments also required.

7-10 years experience in livelihoods program management and technical support needed

Familiarity with USAID and donor programming priorities and technical required .

Visit our Save the Children Career Website and apply directly on line to: and reference position #3619


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