Current Opportunities at Action Against Hunger

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.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Human Resources Assistant
Location: 
Damasak, Borno State
Job Summary

  • The Human Resource Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Human Resource Officer.
  • The Human Resource Assistant will provide support to the Human Resource Department in developing and maintaining a filing system as well as maintaining office policies and procedures. He/she will track and maintain all purchase requests made at the base.
  • The Human Resource Assistant will also maintain a proper record of all training and performance in the base.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience with a minimum of 1 year experience working in HR/administrative support positions.
  • Have knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details, be highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, have strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills including organisational skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Have good of knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping.
  • Have the knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management.
  • Have a working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines and excellent Microsoft office skills (Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Have previous experience with INGOs preferably.
  • Be fluent in one or more national/regional languages.

 

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location: 
Damasak, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Finance assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno State and support the Finance Officer in managing cash flow and base account.
  • He/she will also ensure compliance with purchasing procedures, respect of supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • The Finance Assistant will also assist the Base Finance Officer in the management and administration of the cash transfer program.
  • He/she will be in charge of filing and archiving financial related documents.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field with minimum of 1 year experience in a finance and administration-related role.
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Hygiene Promotion Assistant
Location: Damasak, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Summary

  • The Hygiene Promotion Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno State and work under the supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Officer.
  • The Hygiene Promotion Assistant will provide support to context assessment and develop materials for hygiene promotion.
  • He/she will conduct and promote safe hygiene and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities.
  • He/she will also assist in the distribution of Non-Food Items kits to registered beneficiaries.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Public Health, Sociology, Rural Development or other related fields.
  • Have previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization.
  • Be fluent in Hausa, Kanuri/Shuwa and English.
  • Have previous working experience in the humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Be motivated, creative, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where  services are limited.

 

 

Job Title: Public Health Promotion (PHP) Assistant
Location: 
Nangere, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Public Health Promotion (PHP) Assistant will be based in Nangere, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the Public Health Promotion Officer.
  • The PHP Assistant will work closely with the PHP Officer in health promotion activities within the community such as context assessment and developing materials for hygiene promotion.
  • He/she will promote safe hygiene and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities, participate in registering beneficiaries as well as distribution of Non-Food Items (NFI) kits to registered beneficiaries.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have at least a Diploma in Health,Hygiene and any other related field with at least 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Have previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization.
  • Be motivated professional, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location
: Nangere, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Level: Entry
Job Summary

  • The Community Mobilization Assistant (CMA) will be based in Nangere, Yobe state and report to the Public Health Promotion (PHP) Officer.
  • The CMA will be responsible for training and identification of key community members.
  • The panel of activities include; continuous on the job training for community volunteers regarding Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices, overseeing the formation and selection of Fathers Care Groups (FCGs), providing support to the implementation of Food Security and Livelihood as well as nutrition activities within the community.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of HND in Health Education or related field.
  • have previous experience in Hygiene promotion and community mobilization.
  • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites.
  • Be professional, motivated, creative, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience in a similar role within the humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Be proficient in English and Hausa.

 

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant
Location: 
Nangere, Yobe State, Borno
Job Summary

  • The WASH Technical assistant will work under the supervision of the WASH Technical Officer and be based in Nangere, Yobe State.
  • He/she will support the supervision of water and sanitation activities, prepare and conduct relevant technical training to communities.
  • The WASH Technical Assistant will provide full support to WASH technical officer in training and building the capacity of stakeholders.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Water/Civil Engineering, Building and other related field.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Be motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Have basic computer skills.
  • Have good knowledge of intervention areas and local autonomy.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year relevant field experience in similar role.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Cleaner
Location:
 Damasak, Borno State
Job Summary

  • The Cleaner will be based in Damasak, Borno State and report to the HR Assistant.
  • He/she will be responsible cleaning of the guesthouse/office, maintain the environment, and also take inventory of cleaning supplies including preparing weekly/ monthly lists essential for cleaning.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Secondary School Certificate.
  • Have strong knowledge of basic hygiene practices.
  • Have previous experience in office and guesthouse cleaning preferably.

 

 

Job Title: Hygiene Promotion Officer
Location: 
Damasak, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Hygiene Promotion Officer will be based in Damasak, Borno State and work under the supervision of the WASH Deputy Project Manager.
  • He/she will ensure the implementation of KAP baseline survey, analysis and hygiene promotion strategy based on the findings.
  • He/she will also provide support in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • The Hygiene Promotion Officer will work closely with the WASH Deputy Project Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Sociology, Rural Development or other related fields.
  • Have previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
  • Be professional, flexible, motivated, culturally sensitive and have good organizational capacity,
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa, Kanuri, Shuwa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Have minimum of three years relevant work experience within the humanitarian sector.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Have previous donor programming experience (USAID, ECHO, DFID, SIDA).

 

 

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant
Location:
 Damasak, Borno 
Job Summary

  • The Warehouse Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno State and report to the Base Logistics Assistant. He/she will be responsible for the management of shipment and cargo for the mission.
  • He/she will participate in the monitoring of stock utilization and store management.
  • The Warehouse Assistant will also manage storage conditions.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have;

  • A minimum of High School Certificate with professional experience in stock management.
  • Sound knowledge of general storage procedures.
  • Good knowledge of computer packages excel and word.
  • Good communication skills in both written and oral English and excellent in Hausa or Kanuri language.
  • Experience in archive management.
  • Strong organizational skills and must be an inhabitant of North East Nigeria region.

 

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition CMAM Assistant
Location:
 Damasak, Borno 
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno State and report to Nutrition Officer. He/she will provide support for efficient and smooth implementation of nutrition CMAM & behaviour change activities.
  • He/she will also support the implementation and sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM with support from Ministry of Health, community leaders and other key stakeholders at local government level.
  • The Nutrition Assistant will be required to represent Action Against Hunger and the program within the community.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Nutrition or community based program.
  • Have 1 year work experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) as well as CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Be proficient in statistics and other software (Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Have excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Be proficient in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Have the capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have the ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirtPrevious NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Project Manager
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Project Manager will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Field Coordinator.
  • The Nutrition Project Manager will focus on contributing to the definition and implementation of Action Against Hunger policies, positioning and strategies of health and nutrition department in the mission.
  • He/she will manage, supervise and train the program team. This is a technical specialist position expected to support technical implementation of Action Against Hunger’s nutrition & health program in Yobe.
  • The role will involve supporting health facilities clinics as well as basic health care and nutritional treatment.
  • The Nutrition Project Manager will be the focal point in providing technical support and recommendations on program implementation at all stages of the project cycle and ensuring quality of services delivered, ensuring compliance with Action Against Hunger protocols and national guidelines.
  • He/she will work closely with the Grant manager and other sector managers (e.g. FSL, WASH, M&E etc.) to ensure project objectives are achieved; as well as with the Logistics, HR, and Finance departments when required.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least a Degree in Health/Nutrition related field with experience in Emergency Health and Nutrition Intervention. A postgraduate Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have effective organisational skills to represent the mission at various level.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience in managing health and nutrition in the humanitarian sector including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training.
  • Be disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions independently and with less supervision.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills in English including ability to use Microsoft office packages.
  • Be willing and able to travel regularly to field sites and monitor activities.
  • Have strong understanding of project project life cycle management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Be flexible and able to work within a multicultural team.

 

Job Title: Nutrition Deputy Project Manager
Location: 
Damasak, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Deputy Project Manager will be based in Damasak, Borno State and report to the Nutrition Project Manager.
  • The Nutrition Deputy Project Manager will be responsible for leading and supervising nutrition and health activities at all stages of the project management cycle.
  • He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the program objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints in coordination and synergy with other Deputy Project Managers.
  • He/she will ensure the completion of all defined activities by the Nutrition and Health team while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations.
  • The Nutrition DPM also has responsibilities regarding the capacity building of staff; humanitarian needs identification through needs assessments, monitoring of the evolving situation; context analysis to contribute to the development of future programs and internal coordination.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Medicine ,Pharmacy or Public Health Degree in  a field related to Nutrition & Health and or training/courses specific to Nutrition and Health in emergency contexts.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience in working with CMAM, IYCF and other health related programs.
  • Be Fluent in English (verbal and written).
  • Have human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills.
  • Have excellent organization skills, attention to detail, time management and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Have strong capacity to represent Action Against Hunger and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Have excellent Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, planning and organizational skills).
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have experience of working within humanitarian sector and context.

 

 

Job Title: Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant
Location:
 Damasak, Borno 
Job Summary

  • The Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant will be based in Damasak, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Officer.
  • The IYCF Assistant will support the IYCF Officer in conducting rapid/detailed assessment of infant and young child feeding practices in mothers/care givers at mobile clinics.
  • He/she will support the IYCF Officer in providing personalized IYCF counselling sessions to pregnant women for the preparation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding and all mothers with children under 24 months.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field.
  • Have related working experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) preferably.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field
  • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites
  • Have the ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in English and other local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa)
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition).

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition CMAM Officer
Location
: Damasak, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition officer will be based in Damasak, Borno State and will work under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Deputy Project Manager.
  • He/she will play a key role in the implementation of community health groups (CHGs) within the community for each health facility targeted by the CMAM component.
  • He/she will conduct health capacity assessments and also ensure the functionality and linkage between community nutritional screening and health facilities.
  • The Nutrition Officer is also required to represent Action Against Hunger program within the communities.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field. Higher level Degree preferred.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years working experience within humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts including community mobilization.
  • Be able and willing to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have the capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Be professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Possess excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Be proficient in statistical softwares (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Be fluent in English and other local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Have previous NGO experience in managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).

 

 

Job Title: Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer
Location: Damasak, Borno State
Job Summary

  • The Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer will be based in Damasak, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Nutrition Deputy Project Manager.
  • The IYCF Officer will be responsible for conducting rapid/detailed assessment of Infant and Young Child feeding practices in mothers/care givers at Mobile clinics.
  • He/she will provide personalized IYCF counselling sessions to pregnant women for the preparation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding and all mothers with children under 24 months.
  • The Infant and Young Child Feeding Officer will also ensure proper maintenance of IYCF integration with all CMAM components.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field. Higher level Degree preferred
  • Have a minimum of 1 year working experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts including CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field
  • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult working conditions.
  • Have the capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Be proficient in statistics and other softwares (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Be proficient with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 7th August, 2017.

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