Food Security and Livelihoods CVA TA – Haiti


The Opportunity:

JOB TITLE: Food Security and Livelihoods / Cash and Voucher Assistance Technical Advisor (FSL / CVA TA)

LOCATION: Port au Prince, Haiti



The CO of Haiti is seeking an FSL/CVA Technical Assistant who will use their deep contextual understanding, technical expertise and relationship building skills to define and achieve SC’s strategic ambition for the FSL and CVA in Haiti. The role will lead the development of the FSL CVA strategy and the technical design and implementation of high quality programs that deliver change for children in emergency and development programming. The role will support national/local advocacy and influence, while fostering strategic partnerships for the technical development of new ventures. It will support the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning among our programs, teams and partners. The role will work closely with colleagues in operations and with Haiti CO partners, building their capacity and building ownership and agency of local organizations. This role will focus on external representation on priority issues including economic empowerment, household economy approach (HEA), market-based assistance, as well as shock-responsive social protection. to ensure linkages between cash transfers and government-led social protection systems. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the job holder will be required to work outside of the normal role profile and be able to modify working hours accordingly.


  • Master’s degree in international development economics, public administration, agriculture and food security, or equivalent experience.
  • Certified CaLP Trainer (preferred)


  • At least 5 years of experience working internationally in the fields of food security and livelihoods / cash and voucher assistance in emergency and development contexts, for a wide range of institutional and sector donors
  • Previous humanitarian response experience
  • Understanding of FSL/CVA in Haiti or LAC an asset
  • Experience with various cash and voucher modalities including digital, mobile, cards, paper vouchers and cash in envelopes
  • Experience managing the operational aspects of cash and voucher interventions
  • Experience in introducing internal control systems to support cash and voucher delivery in the areas of financial management, logistics, security and program delivery
  • Experience in applying methodologies to calculate cash/voucher amounts for sector results (e.g. cost of food) as well as multi-purpose cash transfers; experience in conducting feasibility and risk analyzes for cash and voucher assistance
  • Familiar with Sphere standards (manual published in 2018)
  • Demonstrated skills in program design, monitoring and evaluation, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale
  • Experience in strategy development and planning
  • Experience in context, capacity and policy analysis, as well as regional/international influencing and advocacy to hold duty bearers accountable for the realization of children’s rights.
  • Skills in networking, advocacy and partnership development to promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilize resources
  • Able to generate and use data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn’t for children
  • Experience promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming; children’s rights; disability; migration and displacement.
  • Experience supporting humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery
  • Significant experience in training, capacity building and mentoring
  • Fluent in French, excellent writing skills in English, Creole a plus

National and international candidates are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive package within the context of the sector.

The organization

We employ around 25,000 people around the world and work on the ground in more than 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those in need of better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in the way the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies of preventable causes before their 5th birthday.
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our employees and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, as well as a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity and integrity are highly valued.

Application information:

Send us your resume and cover letter with your application and include details of your current compensation and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile is available at

We must keep children safe so that our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to protecting children from abuse.

All employees must perform their duties in accordance with our Global Anti-Harassment Policy.

Save the Children does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

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