General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale


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As a field officer you will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution in Geidam. That means, you will be  focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
You  will ensure equitable distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.

General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

If you are interested in this post, note that, COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is an Italian based humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965. 
As a matter of fact, this NGO for more than 50 years  have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty, health deficiencies and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development. 
General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale


General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

Consequently, these they do  by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through  partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.
COOPI is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: GFD Field Officer
Location: Yobe

Core Responsibilities

If you are one of the GFDs, you will be operating under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base.
Therefore you will:
  • Conduct sensitizations, organization of distributions, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Consequently, be coordinating with local authorities and community leaders to support the registration, verification and distribution process.
  • Major in supervising the Distribution Assistants and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Furthermore, coordinate the documentation of beneficiaries as needed.
  • Again, ne in charge of the organization of the distribution points, educating them on how to respond to protection criteria.
  • As a matter of fact, you will be in charge of stock management and reporting. This, by sending daily distribution reports and monthly distribution reports to the Field Coordinator.
  • With transparency and accountability, ensure that verification, crowd control, stock management and reporting are conducted.
  • Educate the beneficiaries  about their right to file complaints and Ensure that the complaints and feedback functions properly.
  • Timely reporting  of problems  to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Regularly conduct evaluation and monitoring  activities as required.



General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

Extended responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  Therefore, you   will also be required to  perform other related tasks as required and assigned by your supervisor.



Your Profile: (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Firstly, Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate) is required.
  • Then you must possess good communication skills
  • With  humble ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • You Have to be accuracy and prompt in performing your duties
  • English writing and speaking skill are preferred


Desired Competencies / Skills

  • Professional,  open, motivated, mature, creative, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Preferred:
  • A previous experience in similar roles in a similar  humanitarian set up
  • With a good knowledge of the intervention areas and local context
  • A basic knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri) is an advantage.

Application Closing Date

11th March, 2018.

How to Apply 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications via email to: specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for Field Officer in Geidam”.

You must include in the E-mail application the following:

  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted)



General Food Distribution (GFD) Field Officer at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale



  • Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately. 
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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