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. Action Against Hunger is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant
Locations:
Borno, Jigawa, Yobe

Qualifications

  • Diploma in a Nutrition or Community based programming or related field.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • 1 year relevant work experience
  • Experience in the Nutrition and social approach – IYCF a plus
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
  • Good team spirit

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with nutrition and health programming
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience

Job Title: Payment Assistant
Location:
Jigawa

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree/HND in Information Management, Business Administrations & Sociology/Social Studies or Other relevant qualifications

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Minimum two years’ experience  working with donor funded programming
  • Knowledge and experience in using database specific software (e.g. Microsoft Access)
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for LGA team.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
  • Proven ability to manage large, multi-region data collection and analysis systems
  • Prior experience in overseeing contractual compliance
  • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving involving multiple stakeholders
  • Highly numerically articulate with a track record of data manipulation and use of spreadsheets and reporting systems.
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop others
  • Highly diplomatic and emotionally intelligent with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong communication, and interpersonal skills in English , Hausa and any local languages

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Fluent in Hausa
  • Previous experience in payment management
  • IT troubleshooting capabilities
  • Previous experience with NGOs or INGOs

Job Title: Cash Officer
Location:
Yobe

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accountancy and food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
  • Previous experience with Cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • Capacity to supervise a team
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and Englis
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
  • Previous team management and activity planning experience
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA)
  • Analytical capacity
  • Good relational qualities
  • Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems
  • Good knowledge of implementing projects
  • Capacity to write high quality reports

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location:
Yobe

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
  • Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years M&E related work experience
  • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
  • Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Locations:
Borno, Jigawa

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Health/Nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization preferred; combination of work experience and sufficiently related areas of study may be accepted in lieu.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Hausa; other regional languages an asset; solid literacy skills in English
  • Interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
  • Precision and exactitude
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Knowledge of admission criteria and Nigeria CMAM protocol.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community
  • Previous NGO experience in a similar setting
  • Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
  • Knowledge of arithmetic to make anthropometric measurements and statistics.

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
Location:
Yobe

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Business, Administration, statistics, demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 1 year M&E related work experience
  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing (Mobile Data Collection a strong advantage)
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships and team spirit, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous  M&E experience
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience

Job Title: Complaint Response Mechanism Officer
Location:
Jigawa

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Management, Social Research, Development Studies or a related field
  • At least with 2 years relevant experience in developing and maintaining accountability and learning activities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
  • Fluency in English and local languages especially Hausa and Kanuri (both written and spoken skills)

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards
  • Experience of carrying out design and implementation of accountability and complaints reporting mechanisms in Nigeria.
  • Experience of developing and/or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for cash transfer programme
  • Ethical, focused on treating complainants/ community fairly  and culturally sensitive
  • Excellent computer skills especially developing databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in local languages (Hausa and Kanuri)
  • Sound analytical and conceptual skills
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in handling feedback mechanism
  • Previous experience of working with NGOs
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months

Requirements
Do you meet the profile required criteria ?
You’re a seasoned Food Security and Livelihood professional

  • Masters of Arts or Science/Bac+5/6 (or higher) in International Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Rural Development, Geography, Food and Nutrition Policy, Economics or related; or in Livestock, Veterinary, Agronomy or Agricultural studies. Similar Bachelor’s degrees profiles to be considered with two additional years of work experience.
  • Minimum 4 years work experience in humanitarian or development contexts, with at least 2 year of FSL project management or coordination including team management.

You’re a super communicator:

  • You have led teams where you need to coach others to adapt their communication style to suit colleagues from other cultures & professions. You are able to adjust your own style to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts.
  •  You intuitively adapt how you communicate context analysis, strategy, policies & procedures to suit different audiences – both verbally & in writing.
  • You are diplomatic & able to help colleagues handle difficult situations.
  • You are able to consolidate & polish contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent. You identify & support how junior staff can improve their reporting skills.

Your work style builds trust within your team:

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You are calm under pressure, & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You identify training needs and work with the HR dept to develop and implement relevant trainings.
  • You are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.

Job Title: Finance Coordinator
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months

Requirements
Do you meet the profile required criteria ?

  • You’re a seasoned Finance professional
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field and have at least 5 years of experience in humanitarian work.
  • You have knowledge of SAGA usage as well as excellent finance and analytic skills as well as Prior experience in conducting and delivering audit support to missions.

You’re a super communicator

  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language. You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms.
  • You are comfortable explaining policies & procedures to a team.
  • You stay calm & like talking to colleagues to find solutions to their problems.
  • You have contributed to team reports & are able to succinctly summarize & create timely incident and financial reports.

Your work style builds trust within your team

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You are calm under pressure, & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You identify training needs and work with the HR dept to develop and implement relevant trainings.
  • You are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.
  • You enjoy managing a team and identifying training potential. You are genuinely committed to helping others succeed.

Job Title: Cash Assistant
Location:
Borno

Qualifications

  • Diploma in an Accounting related field e.g Accounting, Business Management Development Studies etc.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the Banking, Cash Management and social approach
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
  • Good team spirit

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with FSL, Cash  programming.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to:  
recruitment.ng@acf-international.org
Or
Apply in person to the following addresses:
Abuja
House No. 3,69 Crescent,
6th Avenue,
Gwarinpa,
Abuja – FCT 079,

Jigawa State
Unguwar Kasarau Yamma
Dutse,
Jigawa State.

Yobe State
No. 195/196,
Don Etebet Housing Estate,
Damaturu,
Yobe State.

Borno State

96 West North,
Damboa Road GRA,
Behind Indimi House,
Damboa Road,
Maiduguri,
Borno State.

Note:

  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.
  • Applications received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or follow-ups will be entertained.
  • Applications received after this date will not be considered.
  • Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline  27th March, 2016.

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