Monthly Salary: Upto 360,000 PKR + other benefits

Travel requirement: 50%

Position Objective

Lead in the identification and implementation of Food Security & Livelihood (FSL) interventions in line with the mission strategy and technical strategy by ensuring technical coherence of the interventions. The position will lead in the strengthening of FSL department, guarantee the quality, relevance and scaling up of the FSL strategy and specific interventions developed at mission level and provide quality oversight of related implementation in conformity with the AAH standards, international standards and national policies. Represent Mission at external fora and take the advocacy agenda forward. Support PD department in fundraising and MEAL/IM/Research department in research initiatives.

Mission 1: Contribute in defining Mission strategy

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible for:

  • Developing FSL strategy for the Mission, including context analysis.
  • Identification of strategic areas of intervention concerning FSL for Action Against Hunger. The intervention strategy devised based on needs and rights of affected population (beneficiaries) in conjunction with the government of Pakistan’s policies.
  • Leading quality implementation of Mission’s Strategic Objectives related to FSL.

Mission 2: Provide technical, operational and managerial oversight for improving quality of FSL interventions.

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible to:

  • Develop innovative ideas, concept notes and technical proposals for grants/funding opportunities related to FSL programing and preparation of initial draft of budget, PPP and organogram in collaboration with  the support team.
  • Contribute to the program integration with DRR/mainstreaming of DRR into FSL projects, Emergency, Health, Nutrition, Climate Change and other cross cutting issues with the aim of ensuring integrated and holistic approaches.
  •  Provide technical validation of the monthly internal APRs, quarterly reports and external reporting to Government department and donor agencies.
  • Set objectives, outcomes, activities and expected results for FSL and reviewing the quality any amendments to projects with FSL components.
  •  Technical supervision/support to Project PM in program/project implementation.
  •  Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues relating to the management of the program, and inform the hierarchy accordingly
  • Support Information Management team in providing technical back stopping to implementing partners in generation of data sets and its analysis about FSL.
  • Provide technical support to Logistic, Finance and HR for development of (PPP, Program BOQ’s, technical JD and hiring process) for new projects development and implementation.
  •  Technical positions recruitment process (written test, interviews) and JDs validation
  • Technical validation of field APRs, donor reports , government reports and other adhoc report
  • Regular update of detailed implementation plan-DIP (KPIs and relevant sheets) until a Project Lead is onboard
  •  Participation in Project Review meetings (weekly / monthly coordination meetings)
  • Trainings of mission and project staff on FSL topics

Mission 3: Internal and External Coordination

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible to:

  • Regularly interact with the Asia Region Technical Advisor and other relevant experts at HQ.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger at national/provincial/field-level and where appropriate, important international technical fora, working groups, workshops and strategic think tanks related to the department.
  •  Represent the mission to outside bodies on FSL matters (TWG, Clusters and START Network); and develop a network for the exchange of information and good practice.
  • Contributing to the organization of field visits of HQ TA (as applicable)

Mission 4: Partake in Advocacy, Research and Fundraising initiatives

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible to:

  • Contribute/support development of mission research and advocacy strategy.
  • Through external meetings and coordination, take the advocacy agenda forward and influence the decision makers for necessary policy change.
  • Identify areas for research and support MEAL/IM/Research department undertaking such researches for evidence based programming/decision making
  •  Identify potential donors for sector specific programs, support project development team in fundraising initiatives.

Mission 05: Team Management

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible for:

  • Providing functional management of FSL personnel in field teams.
  •  Developing competences and mission capacities in FSL sector (e.g. staff capacity development interviews, identification of technical training needs, provision of technical training, sharing information with other HoDs).
  •  Supporting the recruitment process of FSL personnel and contributing to the technical aspects of HR documents (esp. job description, technical criteria of recruitment, action plan, etc.)

Mission 06: Ensure inclusion across programming and within/by the team

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible to:

  • Support mission level qualification of gender marker indicators;
  • Encourage inclusion within recruitment, training and promotion;
  • Ensure inclusion within program planning, implementation and reporting

Mission 07: Ensure compliance with ACFs gender equality, child protection sensitivity and

Safeguarding policies

The HOD- Food Security & Livelihood is responsible to:

  • Read and ensure a full understanding of ACFs Gender, Child Protection and other safeguarding policies
  •  Implement all work related activities with a gender, inclusion and child protection lens
  • Help and build an inclusive office environment where people do not feel disadvantaged or judged according to their gender or limited due to manageable disability.

Skills and resources needed to perform the function

  • Masters in relevant field with minimum 08 years of overall experience with 04 years in relevant management role in development sector; OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field with minimum 10 years overall experience with 06 years in relevant management role in development sector.
  • Able to analyze and summarize complex technical  and contextual information
  • Fluent in English, reading writing and speaking and/or local language of the program implementation area
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent Team management, coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle stress and pressure



Country Director

Deputy Country Director

Technical Advisor and management team at HQ

Project Development Team

Technical HODs/Managers

Project Leads and relevant technical team members

HR, Finance, Logistics HODs


Other INGOs and NGOs  Counterparts primarily)

Technical Working Groups (FSL Working Group, FSL TAG)

UN Agencies (UNICEF, WFP, FAO)

Government Departments (Ministry of Health, Agriculture/Livestock departments)

This is a non-contractual document and it may evolve according to the needs of the mission

Action against Hunger is committed to the prevention of risks related to abuse, sexual exploitation and the promotion of gender equality and its diversity. The Pakistan Mission encourages the application of women/men/transgender/ disabled workers. Action Against Hunger's recruitment process is free of charge, no compensation of any form shall be requested from a candidate. It reflects the major policies and its charter through its professionalism and impartiality. If you observe behavior in opposition to these values during this process, please report it to the appropriate teams. All persons hired by Action Against Hunger will also be checked for compliance with the "anti-terrorist" lists, while respecting the rights of employees and the confidentiality of personal data.

نوکری کی تفصیلات

شعبہِ افعال:
کل عہدے:
1 اشاعت
نوکری کی شفٹ:
پہلا پہر
نوکری کی قسم:
Food Security & Livelihood
نوکری کا مقام:
کوئی ترجیح نہیں
کم از کم تعلیم:
ڈگری کا عنوان:
Bachelor's degree in relevant field with minimum 10 years overall experience with 06 years in relevant management role in development sector.
کیریئر کی سطح:
سربراہ شعبہ
8 سال - 11 سال ( Masters in relevant field with minimum 08 years of overall experience with 04 years in relevant management role in development sector;)
اس سے پہلے درخواست دیجیۓ:
جون ۰۱, ۲۰۲۲
تاریخِ اِشاعت:
مئی ۲۵, ۲۰۲۲

ACF International | Action Against Hunger

غیر سرکاری تنظیم / سماجی خدمات · 301-600 ملازمین - اسلام آباد

FOR A WORLD FREE FROM HUNGER FOR FOOD. AGAINST HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION. FOR CLEAN WATER. AGAINST KILLER DISEASES. FOR CHILDREN THAT GROW UP STRONG. AGAINST LIVES CUT SHORT. FOR CROPS THIS YEAR, AND NEXT. AGAINST DROUGHT AND DISASTER. FOR CHANGING MINDS. AGAINST IGNORANCE AND INDIFFERENCE. FOR FREEDOM FROM HUNGER. FOR EVERYONE. FOR GOOD. FOR ACTION. AGAINST HUNGER. WHAT WE DO For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have led the global fight against hunger. We save the lives of children and work with their communities before and after the disaster strikes. We enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. We constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing our knowledge and expertise with the world. We push for long-term change. We will never give up. Until the world is free from hunger.

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