UNV Livelihood Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

UNV Livelihood Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. UNV Zambia programme looking for “Livelihood Assistant“. Applicants with a A Diploma/Bachelor’s degree may apply on or before 30 May 2021.

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UNV Livelihood Assistant Jobs 2021

The UNV has published a job vacancy announcement on 18 May 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Livelihood Assistant to be based in Kaoma, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Position Livelihood Assistant
Location Kaoma, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification A Diploma/Bachelor’s degree
Experience Required Minimum two years
Application Deadline 30 May 2021

UNV Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office, Kaoma, and under the technical/functional supervision of the Livelihoods Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks.

Description of task:

  • Support and ensure a sustained and structured co-ordination mechanism (regular meetings, information sharing etc) of livelihoods projects in Mayukwayukwa Settlement;
  • Contribute to timely, effective and efficient implementation of all livelihood’s interventions, by livelihoods partner, including improved targeting and identification of beneficiaries, distribution of inputs and business capital/grants, facilitation of capacity building sessions etc;
  • Actively monitor field implementation of livelihood interventions, track progress of agreed objectives and programmes implemented by livelihoods partners (NGO’s, Government Ministries and departments) and provide technical support/review as maybe required. This will require regular and consistent field presence;
  • In close consultation and collaboration with livelihood partners and other sectoral working groups, contribute to the identification and development of context innovative and effective sustainable livelihoods interventions for the youth;
  • Identify, implement and promote community-based approaches to livelihoods e.g. refugee led livelihoods projects etc;
  • Actively follow up and foster inclusion of populations of concern into district socio-economic development plans;


  • Essential: A Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Alternative Livelihoods, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship/Commerce or an advanced training/certification in a related field.


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in livelihoods, resilience and self-reliance related projects

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNV Livelihood Assistant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 30 May 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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