Action Against Hunger Jobs in Nigeria for Nutrition Officers

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Job Title: Nutrition Officers – 3 positions

Position Overview:
Under the supervision of the Deputy Nutrition Program Manager (DPM) the incumbent will be part of the team implementing Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities at community level. The support will be focus on implementation of porridge mum group activities in selected communities in MMC and Jere.

Specific Objectives: 

  • Implementation of nutrition activities at the community level.
  • Facilitate information exchange and cooperation with all ACF interventions and external stakeholders.
  • Formation and Operationalization of Care Groups (CGs) at LGA level.
  • Community based assessments, community profiling and community based interventions.
  • Coordinate the activities of ACF at LGA level in collaboration with the DPM.
  • Reporting.
  • Assist the deputy PM to work with the logistic and admin departments to plan, procure appropriate supplies and follow up community based activities.

Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field.  Higher level degree preferred.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills with proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
  • Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming
  • Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF programming Previous experience with ACF
  • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri

How to Apply
Applicants should submit their application by email to [email protected]To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.

Also note that applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

Applications recieved after the closing date will not be considered.

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