Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Adviser

  • Contract
  • Lebanon
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

Country/Region: Lebanon, Beirut

Organization: Save the Children International

Closing date: October 31st, 2022

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community

Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts


Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN


Are you passionate about bringing change for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?

The Social Protection, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Technical Adviser will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver our strategic ambition for Social Protection, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) in Lebanon. The role will lead strategy development and the technical design and implementation of high quality programmes that deliver change for children in both emergency and development programming.

Sounds interesting? Read more below


The role supports national advocacy and influencing, while driving strategic partnerships for new business development. It supports the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning across our programmes, teams and partners. He/She will also work closely with the operations colleagues and with partners in Lebanon, strengthening their capacity and building ownership and agency of local organisations. This role includes a focus on external representation on priority issues including nutrition-sensitive programming, financial inclusion, market-based programming, youth economic empowerment, cash plus programming, child sensitive social protection, Household Economy Analysis (HEA) and livelihoods resilience building.

To be a strong supporter and advocate for children on this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong Technical Leadership ability
  • Have a strong understanding in Programme quality in the design and implementation phases
  • Have great networking and external engagement skills to engage in strategic positioning with donors, partners and government in-country, and ensure that Save the Children is a partner of choice in FSL from others through national technical coordination and networking bodies such as working groups
  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes in the field of food security and livelihoods.
  • Understanding of the food security and livelihoods sector in Lebanon
  • Familiar with nutrition-sensitive approaches, financial inclusion, market-based programming, youth economic
  • empowerment, cash plus programming, child sensitive social protection, Household Economy Approach (HEA) and graduation and livelihoods resilience building approaches.
  • Fluent in English and high level of English writing skills. Arabic language is a benefit.

For the full list, please download the job description


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

Application Information:

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV & CL and apply through the following link: Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Adviser

Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization committed to diversity and inclusion, working towards empowering and protecting children worldwide and in the countries where it operates. Save the Children highly encourages and welcomes receiving applications from qualified candidates regardless of their diverse gender, orientation, disability, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origins, religion and beliefs. Save the Children has a global policy on anti-harassment as well as zero tolerance for discrimination, bullying, sexual exploitation and abuse. All applications will be looked at and treated with the strictest confidentiality and transparency regardless of the diversity of candidates.

Please note that only applications received through the above link will be accepted and applications received by emails will not be considered.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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