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Livelihoods Officer

The Livelihoods Officer is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementing of Livelihoods interventions that implemented by Save the Children International (SCI) in line with SCI policies and Standards of Operations (SOPs). The livelihoods Officer is expected to play a leading role in supervising the livelihoods activities for refugee youth and adults in Greater Cairo. He/ She has significant responsibility building the capacities and providing technical support to SCI team and the partners NGOs to ensure the quality of livelihoods activities implementations. He/ She is accountable for monitoring the quality of field activities ensuring delivery of timely results, establishing good relationship with different stakeholders



  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of work experience on social and economic empowerment of youth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required.
  • Previous experience in livelihood projects.
  • Previous experience in working with NGOs and partnerships
  • Experience with Child Rights and Child Rights Programming
  • Previous experience working with refugees is a must.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Highly developed facilitation and capacity building skills
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with

incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

  • Fluency in Arabic and workable communication and writing skills in English language are required
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

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

  • No child dies from 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 people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at


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.


Save the Children

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Project Management
  • Full-time
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