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Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger recruitment for Graduate Community Mobilization Assistants

Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger 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 position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Area Project Manager
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Area Manager will be based in Bade, Yobe State and report to the Field Coordinator.
  • He/she will be responsible for the proper implementation and completion of project throughout its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Finalizing and managing the update and implementation of the project(s) Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP).
  • Developing detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans for your staff in order to achieve the activities in the PIP.
  • Managing the Project(s) Scope Documents (PSDs) such as Project Procurement plan, Monitoring and evaluation plan, Work Breakdown Structure, etc. as well as ensuring regular update of these documents in order to maintain a strong record of the project(s).
  • Overseeing the implementation of project(s) as per donor regulations with periodic field visits to other project(s) to strengthen the mission’s information and best practice sharing; and encourage the development of innovative approach.
  • Staying abreast of, and manage field operations as to the prevailing security, cultural and social situation under the guidance of the field coordinator.
  • Ensuring all project(s) staff are provided with a full induction and are briefed on all relevant components of the project(s).
  • Identifying need based training and liaising with HR team to develop, plan and implement relevant training plans for each team member.
  • Motivating, coordinating and supervising the project team, providing continuous organizational support to staff and conducting regular field visits.
  • Developing a data collection and entry plan complete with tools and timeline integrated into the PSDs and PIPs in line with the mission’s M&E structure and strategy.
  • Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly internal and external reports as requested.
  • Tracking the progress of activities and outcomes as well as ensuring the tracking of relevant indicators.
  • Developing systematic mechanism for lesson learnt on the mission’s programs for advocacy activities.

Requirements
The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Have at least a master’s degree in project management, social sciences, health/nutrition, development or other related field with proven multi-sector project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 2 years in an INGO.
  • Have demonstrated experience in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming as well as advisory experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Be conversant with ECHO, EU, OFDA and/or DFID reporting and regulations.
  • Have experience in managing medium to large-sized teams.
  • Have excellent written and spoken English with proficient in MS Office Applications.
  • Possess excellent organisational, interpersonal, analytical, motivational, communication, management and leadership skills.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details and work under pressure to meet project milestones.
  • Have experience in proposal writing and donor reporting.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Base Finance and Administrative Officer
Location:
Bade, Yobe State
Job Summary

  • The Base Finance and Administrative Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe state and report to the Area Project Manager. He/she will manage the cash/bank and the accountancy of the base, budget maintenance, cash forecast and cash flow.
  • The Finance and Admin Officer will also provide administrative support to the HR department in various aspects of the recruitment process as well as staff training and development.

Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Ensure bank books & cash book are closed, reconciled & sent to capital on monthly basis together with the bank reconciliation & cash counts.
  • Ensure compliance with the mission’s procurement procedure.
  • Verify & cross check all base monthly financial documents are correctly allocated & completed as per Action Against Hunger Archiving guidelines.
  • Archive financial files, keep copies at the base & send original to capital on monthly basis
  • Maintain cash, bank, supplier contracts, PAYE,  vendor and all other finance relevant contracts in finance department.
  • Maintain a database of all staff information, documents, expiration dates, etc.
  • Provide administrative support for pension and salary account openings or changes.
  • Be the focal point for dissemination of documents to the field offices.
  • Maintain all Action Against Hunger communication boards.
  • Process the monthly income tax payments (PAYE) as well as monthly pension for the base as per information provided by capital office.
  • Manage the advances, ensuring invoices received are consistent with the Action Against Hunger procedures (invoice accurate and signed).

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least a Bachelor’s in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field; MBA or similar higher degree a plus with minimum of 2 years experience in one or more of the following areas: Administration, HR, Finance, Logistics.
  • Have exceptional organization and planning skills, ability to manage and follow work plans
  • Have interpersonal, ability to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player.
  • Have good communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to different situations and individuals.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and other financial related software.
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various logistics and other team needs.
  • Ability to communicate in English and other local languages.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger values and charter.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slot: 3
Job Summary

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

Task and Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of the mobilization activities at LGA level in line with the work plan to adhere the deadlines.
  • To coordinate with LGA officials to share plan and implementation of the CM activities.
  • To provide assistance in training, orientation to the target communities regarding the mission’s project, health and hygiene, Nutrition and other mobilization activities based on project requirements.
  • Provide inputs for the tools based on findings at field level to ensure technical standards, guidelines and methodologies are communicated and understood.
  • Assist in engaging stake holders at LGA level.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of HND in Health Education or related field and previous experience in Hygiene promotion and community mobilization 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.
  • Be professional, motivated, creative, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Be proficient in English and Hausa.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Cleaner
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slots: 2
Job Summary

  • The Cleaner will be based in Bade, Yobe State and report to the Base Finance and Admin Officer. He/she will be responsible cleaning of the guesthouse/office, maintaining the environment, and also take inventory of cleaning supplies as well as 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Base Logistician
Location:
Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
Job Summary

  • The Base Logistician will be based in Bade, Yobe State and report to the Area Project Manager.
  • The Base Log will provide support to the logistics department in the management of the logistics supply chain, equipments, means of communication and the vehicle fleet.
  • He/she will also manage the base logistics team and follow HR related issues, manage all rehabilitation and maintenance of office and premises, ensure proper security of office, warehouse, guest-house as well as the mission’s equipment.

The key tasks and responsibilities for this role includes but not limited to:

  • Ensuring KitLogV3.3 procedures are followed in regards to supply chain including procurement, receipt and documentation.
  • Ensuring the base team understands and complies with the laid down procurement procedures.
  • Updating and sharing Procurement Follow Up (PFU) weekly to ensure proper control of procurement;
  • Developing a monthly planning of purchase & ensure best available prices and quality of the items.
  • Ensuring all storage, warehousing and stocks management activities run by the storekeeper (and under the supervision of Assistant Base Logistician, if applicable) meets the mission’s standards and principle warehousing requirements (conditions, FIFO rule, identification, documentation)
  • Maintenance of stock management files (stock cards, DN, SRO, other) and procurement files.
  • Follow-up and monitoring installation, maintenance and repair of equipment;
  • Tracking of assets, update base equipment list with new equipment on a monthly basis and conduct physical check of equipment list each 3 months.
  • Supporting the implementation and compliance of (with the support of the Assistant Base Logistician, if applicable) the mission’s standard vehicle and generator fueling, maintenance and repair processes.
  • Ensuring logbooks are filled, consolidated and monitored on a monthly basis.
  • Providing weekly cash forecast and manage cash advances for logistics department.
  • Preparing driver schedules and holiday plans.
  • Collating and analyzing monthly reports for inventory, running costs of vehicles and generators.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain or any other equivalent course with a minimum of 2 years working experience in logistics or procurement.
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and computer skills including ability to use Microsoft office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Have experience within INGO and Humanitarian context.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details.
  • Be adaptable, dependable and committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have knowledge of the local language preferably.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Enumerator
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Enumerators will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and will support the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the collection of qualitative data and also ensure accuracy of data collected.
  • He/she will provide support in collecting information and data on food security, WASH and Nutrition at LGA level through surveys, assessments, distributions and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Diploma in any Science or Social Sciences or any other relevant field.
  • Be fluent in English and Hausa.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively.
  • Have basic computer literacy
  • Have good capacity to work in a team.
  • Have experience with ODK or Mobile Data Collection.
  • Be strategic in thinking, planning, reporting and have strong communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated experience and knowledge of survey procedures and data quality techniques.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills.
  • Have good understanding and knowledge of the local situation and community dynamics including cultural, gender and protection issues, including ability to effectively convey information in local languages.
  • Have expertise in entering, transcribing, recording, maintaining data/ information in written or electronic forms (previous experience in enumeration preferred).
  • Be resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community.
  • Be resident of Borno state
  • Have previous NGO experience in a similar setting.
  • Be proficient with local languages (Hausa, Kanuri and Shuwa).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer
Location:
Bade, Yobe State
Job Summary

  • The Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe state and work under the supervision of the Area Project Manager. The IYCF Officer will be responsible for providing technical support and capacity building in IYCF program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, support and coordinate micro nutrient supplementation, maternal, newborn and child health weeks as well as coordination and monitoring of program implementation.

Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical support in planning, implementation and monitoring of key IYCF interventions by working closely with State authorities as well as the ACF State technical advisor and nutrition program manager.
  • Providing technical support in the design and implementation of operational research to identify barriers and facilitators of optimal breastfeeding and complimentary feeding practices.
  • Working closely with LGA TA and staff at health facilities to establish, supervise and to provide strong follow up of mother support groups to promote appropriate IYCF practices.
  • Planning and providing training to health workers, community volunteers on MNCHWs and key community figures (traditional leaders, religious leaders and hair dressers and others) to promote optimal breastfeeding and complimentary feeding practices.
  • Conducting joint supportive supervision and follow up on the implementation of MNCHWs.
  • Providing weekly site report and monthly movement plan.
  • Organizing and conducting review meetings monthly/quarterly as necessary with other project team to revise program implementation strategies and address challenges in program implementation.
  • Providing technical support in the preparation of annual /quarterly/monthly plans on IYCF/ MNCHWs and nutrition in general.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field.
  • 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 capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, 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 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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Job Title: LGA Technical Advisor
Location:
Bade & Machina, Fika, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Local Government Area Technical Advisors will be based in Bade/Machina/Fika, Yobe State and report to the Area Project Manager.
  • He/she will support the assigned local government area (LGA) in nutrition program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • He/she will ensure free flow of information and support coordination of activities between Action Against Hunger, its government counterparts and other partners.
  • The Local Government Area Technical Advisor will also provide technical support to the coordination of micro nutrient supplementation and Maternal New Born and Child Health (MNCH) including strengthening the technical and advocacy capacity at the LGA level.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support in planning, implementation and monitoring of key IYCF interventions by working closely with the nutrition focal persons (NFP) and MCH expert at LGA level.
  • Working closely with NFP to support operational researches to identify barriers and facilitators of optimal breastfeeding and complimentary feeding practices.
  • Ensuring community nutrition volunteers are working together with IYCF support group.
  • Supporting the development of key messages and behavioral change communication materials to promote optimal infant and young child feeding practices.
  • Planning and providing training for health workers, community volunteers and key community figures (traditional leaders, religious leaders and hair dressers and others) to promote optimal breastfeeding and complimentary feeding practices.
  • Ensuring all key IYCF messages are integrated with all maternal, child and newborn health programs and all contacts are used properly and efficiently to deliver the messages.
  • Organizing and conducting meetings with NFP, MCH expert, M&E expert and others at LGA on both a regular and adhoc basis.
  • Providing technical support in the preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly plans on IYCF/MNCHWs and nutrition in general.
  • Facilitating the formation of LGA committee on food and nutrition and Provide technical guidance and  support to the  committee.
  • Providing training and support to ensure evidence based advocacy by the LGA counterpart in order to leverage resources and increase authorities’ commitment.
  • Working closely with LGA counterpart and team on development of feedback mechanisms to health facilities and communities.
  • Sensitizing key stakeholders (primary & secondary) on rights to quality health services.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree with a major in Health, Public Health and/or Nutrition.
  • Have experience in emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programs (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation.
  • Have the capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word), strong negotiation skills with behavior change and ability to write reports.
  • Have excellent communication skills and willingness to be sensitive and flexible.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English, Hausa and Fulani.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and work under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Have previous experience working with partners, including the government agencies as well as mothers support group.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be based in Bade, Yobe state and reports to the M&E Officer. He/she will be responsible for data gathering, collation and reporting activities of the humanitarian multi-sectoral Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) program at the community/local government level. The M & E Assistant will also assist in tracking the progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the M&E Officer.

Task and Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in conducting project baseline, end line and progress surveys.
  • Ensure appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits.
  • Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data as well as reports on findings from monitoring related activities.
  • Provide support to the M&E Officer in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the program through managing data and facilitating program implementation monitoring at LGA level.
  • Collaborate with the project team to ensure information related to Action Against Hunger and program activities are share within LGAs and are provided for beneficiaries’ feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks.
  • Assist the Food, Security and Livelihood including WASH project team in terms of beneficiaries’ selection and community volunteers as per the established procedure.
  • Representation of Action Against Hunger activities relating to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting when required.
  • Ensure proper monitoring of implementation of the program, focusing on overall M&E framework of the program at LGA level.
  • Support the project team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward/LGA level and handling complaints/ feedback at LGA level.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Higher National Diploma in a related field.
  • Have at least 1 year experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • Have strong experience in mobile data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.
  • Be professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships and team spirit, motivated, open, creative, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Nutrition CMAM Officer
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition CMAM Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe State and work under the 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 be required to represent Action Against Hunger programs within the communities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise the technical work of the nutrition assistants at community level. Ensure frequent visits to project sites to monitor implementation of activities.
  • Oversee formation and operationalization of porridge mum groups which includes selection of treasurers and secretaries of the groups.
  • Participate in the development of joint activity work plans with key stakeholders in the state and within ACF
  • Ensure that all IYCF interventions are fully integrated, scaled-up and implemented as per national protocols
  • Supervise monthly group meetings conducted by the nutrition assistants.
  • Collaborate with all other departments and sectors to ensure the project activities are integrated.
  • Work with other partner, MOH, INGOs, NGOs, CBOs including the communities and local leaders at all stages of project implementation.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Project Manager and Monitoring & Evaluation team to ensure accurate data entry.
  • Support and build capacity of nutrition assistants in the compilation, preparation and submission of accurate and timely nutrition reports.
  • Compile weekly and monthly reports and ensure timely submission of such written reports to the Deputy Project Manager for consolidation.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field.
  • 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).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location
: Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe state and report to the Area Project Manager.
  • The M & E Officer will be primarily be responsible for data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by Action Against Hunger in Northern Nigeria.
  • The M&E Officer will also develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized.
  • He/she will also track the progress of key indicators and provide timely report.

Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities for this position includes but are not limited to;

  • Supporting the M&E team in the pilot data collection and integration of findings by providing feedback to the M & E Deputy Project Manager.
  • Reviewing and developing M & E systems for new projects, lead on the implementation of qualitative and participatory tools, including focus group discussions.
  • Working closely with the team and other project team to ensure timely and quality data entry, analysis and interpretation.
  • Under taking regular field visits and monitor the design and execution of surveys with other assessments. Representation of Action Against Hunger activities relating to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting when required.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • At least a Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • At least 2 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • The ability to represent Action Against Hunger externally in relevant forums and working groups at state level.
  • Proficient and demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
  • Experience of mobile data collection, collation, statistical analysis, participatory fieldwork methodologies and report writing.
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages.
  • Excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English including other local languages.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Driver
Location:
Bade, Yobe State
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The Driver will be based in Bade, Yobe State report to the Base Logistician.
  • He/she will transport staff and ensure the safety and security of the mission’s vehicle and staff.
  • He/she will ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle and also inspect and prepare the vehicle for trips.
  • The Driver will complete the Fuel Log book accurately on a daily basis with mileage, fuel consumption information and and submit to the Base Log on a monthly basis.
  • The Driver will ensure the complete documentation of all vehicles and prepare departures to the field including deliveries.

Qualification and Requirements

  • First School Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • A valid and current Nigerian driver’s license.
  • Good reading and writing and communication skills.
  • Accurate knowledge of all traffic rules.
  • Good Mechanical Background.
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt in a changing work environment.
  • Good knowledge of security issues.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Nutrition Deputy Project Manager
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Deputy Project Manager will be based in Bade, Yobe State and report to the Area 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 project objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints in coordination and synergy with other Project Managers.

Task and Responsibilities
The tasks and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the completion of all defined activities by the Nutrition and Health team while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations.
  • Build 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.
  • Support to ensure agreed technical guidelines and specifications for the implementation of all nutrition related projects are followed in the course of project execution.
  • Contribute in the development of work plans for the implementation of all project activities in collaboration and coordination with other sectors.
  • Track the implementation of project activities using Action Against Hunger tools – Activity Progress Report (APR), Budget follow-up and Training Reports.
  • Contribute to the Development of Monthly Situation Report (Sitrep) and Technical Monthly Report (TMR).
  • Where relevant, promote partnerships with local NGOs, including capacity building, at district/provincial/regional level.
  • Support M&E team as on implementation of KAP survey and other related surveys in the program when required.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Possess 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) and other local languages.
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Nutrition Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Assistant will be based in Bade, Yobe state and work under the supervision of the Nutrition (IYCF) 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 with 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 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 and adaptable.
  • 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).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location:
Dutse, Jigawa
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be based in Dutse, Jigawa State and report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Deputy Project Manager.
  • The M & E Officer will be primarily be responsible for data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by Action Against Hunger in Northern Nigeria.
  • The M&E Officer will also develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized.
  • He/she will also track the progress of key indicators and provide timely report.

Task and Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities for this position includes but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the M&E team in the pilot data collection and integration of findings by providing feedback to the M & E Deputy Project Manager.
  • Reviewing and developing M & E systems for new projects, lead on the implementation of qualitative and participatory tools, including focus group discussions.
  • Working closely with the team and other project team to ensure timely and quality data entry, analysis and interpretation.
  • Under taking regular field visits and monitor the design and execution of surveys with other assessments. Representation of Action Against Hunger activities relating to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting when required.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • At least a Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • The ability to represent Action Against Hunger externally in relevant forums and working groups at state level.
  • Proficient and demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
  • Experience of mobile data collection, collation, statistical analysis, participatory fieldwork methodologies and report writing.
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages.
  • Excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Nutrition CMAM Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slot: 4
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition CMAM Assistants will be based in Bade, Yobe State and report to Nutrition CMAM Officer.
  • He/she will provide support for efficient and smooth implementation of nutrition CMAM and behavior 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 Assistants will be required to represent Action Against Hunger and the program within the community.

Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Directly implement the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the Nutrition officer.
  • Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of CMAM activities with support from the Nutrition officer.
  • Create awareness and sensitize the community on CMAM practices, malnutrition, the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Participate in screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at community level.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
  • Work closely with the Nutrition Officer and Nutrition Deputy Project Manager in developing success stories, lessons learnt and case studies.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Nutrition or Community Based Program with similar 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 be flexible and supervise and coach health workers.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition) preferably.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: Nutrition Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer
Location
: Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe 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 Nutrition (IYCF) Officer will also ensure proper maintenance of IYCF integration with all CMAM components.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least a 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, adaptable, 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 with other 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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Note: we will only consider applications from female candidates.

Job Title: Public Health Promotion Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The Public Health Promotion (PHP) Assistants will be based in Bade, 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 a minimum of 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Technical Officer
Location
: Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Technical Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the WASH Deputy Project Manager.
  • He/she will supervise water and sanitation construction activities including preparation of technical designs and bills of quantities.
  • He/ she will also coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation of WASH programs including reporting of WASH technical activities.

Responsibilities
The tasks and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Deputy Project Manager in the selection, design and construction of water systems using ground or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
  • Provide technical advice to the WASH Deputy Project Manager to assess sanitation needs, design and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system in consultation with male and female beneficiaries.
  • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms.
  • Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site to bring clarity to contractor’s roles and responsibilities in each stage of the execution of construction activities.
  • Support the WASH Project Manager in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • Assess areas for improvement and recording lessons learnt for future activities.
  • Work closely with the WASH Deputy Project Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities. Hygiene promotion is a vital element in such infrastructure activities, especially in cholera responses
  • Ensure effective communication and networking is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration.
  • Liaise with local Government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and other related fields.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Be professional, motivated, organized, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Be Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant
Location:
Bade, Yobe State
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • The WASH Technical Assistant will be based in Bade, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the WASH Technical Officer.
  • He/she will provide technical support to the supervision of drilling and construction of the WASH project activities within the framework of the emergency response program in Northeast, Nigeria.
  • He/she will also 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

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Higher National Diploma in Engineering, Geology any other related field.
  • Have at least 1 year relevant work experience within the humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Have additional experience in solar installation and trouble shooting.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Be professional, have good organizational capacity, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Possess Microsoft Office Skills and other software related skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas where services are limited.
  • Possess the ability to speak Hausa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Title: WASH Deputy Project Manager
Location:
Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be based in Dutse, Jigawa State and report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Deputy Project Manager.
  • The M & E Officer will be primarily be responsible for data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by Action Against Hunger in Northern Nigeria.
  • The M&E Officer will also develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized.
  • He/she will also track the progress of key indicators and provide timely report.

Task and Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities for this position includes but are not limited to;

  • Supporting the M&E team in the pilot data collection and integration of findings by providing feedback to the M & E Deputy Project Manager.
  • Reviewing and developing M & E systems for new projects, lead on the implementation of qualitative and participatory tools, including focus group discussions.
  • Working closely with the team and other project team to ensure timely and quality data entry, analysis and interpretation.
  • Under taking regular field visits and monitor the design and execution of surveys with other assessments. Representation of Action Against Hunger activities relating to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting when required.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • At least a Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • The ability to represent Action Against Hunger externally in relevant forums and working groups at state level.
  • Proficient and demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
  • Experience of mobile data collection, collation, statistical analysis, participatory fieldwork methodologies and report writing.
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages.
  • Excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Public Health Promotion (PHP) Officer
Location: Bade, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Public Health Promotion Officer will be based in Bade, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the WASH Program Manager and will supervise Public health promotion and non-food items distribution activities such as planning beneficiary selection and registration, distribution of NFI kits, community mobilization etc following Action Against Hunger’s local strategy and international guidelines.
  • The PHP Officer will support the WASH Deputy Project Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation phases of WASH technical activities.

Requirements
The tasks and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Revise and adapt hygiene promotion training materials to local context and in line with target groups to be trained.
  • Plan beneficiaries’ selection and registration and lead the distribution of NFI kits with the Field Assistant team.
  • Ensure that work meets with SPHERE minimum standards.
  • Assist the WASH Deputy Program Manager with and where required participate in community mobilization.
  • Prepare training tools on relevant technical topics and conduct trainings for both internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger at WASH meetings and technical working groups as required by line manager.

Qualifications
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,
  • Have a minimum of two years relevant work experience within the humanitarian sector.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Have previous donor programming experience with DFID preferably.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note:
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 5th September, 2017 .

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