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 position below:

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Job Title: Mental Health and Care Practices Regional Coordinator
Location:
Maiduguri
Job Description
You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by:

  • Coordinating the programmes and defining strategy for mental health and care practices in Nigeria.
  • Support the set up of the MHCP Department and activities in North East Nigeria and provide technical support to project staff, organize assessments, supervise the situation of programmes and represent ACF.

Responsibilities
Key activities of you role will include:

  • Ensure the evolution of the humanitarian situation as regards mental health and care practices and contribute to defining a programme strategy
  • Represent the organization when liaising with partners
  • Guarantee and ensure the confidentiality of data collected during the MHCP activities of the mission
  • Provide technical support to the mental health programmes.
  • Supervise the creation of a Mental Health Care Practices(MHCP) capacity on the mission

Requirements

  • You have Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, preferably combined with a Public Health Diploma.
  • You have at least 2 years of professional experience and 1 year of field experience with humanitarian NGO in volatile security context.
  • You have excellent inter and intrapersonal skills to ensure consistent positive relations with MoH.
  • You have the knowledge of standard logistics, financial and HR procedures and practices
  • You have Planning and analysis capacity.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, organizational, prioritizing and communication skills.
  • You have Ability to work under pressure
  • You have the knowledge and experience in applying international guidelines for mental health care integration into primary care (e.g. mhGap, WHO’s integration checklist, PRIME, etc.)
  • You have Strong training and supervisory skills, including clinical supervision.
  • You have Substantial knowledge regarding programme management in the field.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Head of Department
Location:
Abuja
Job Descriptions
You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By:

  • Leading the definition of innovative strategies as well as to represent Action Against Hunger International in a leading role in the field of Nutrition and Health in Nigeria

Key Activities in your role will include:

  • To provide overall technical coherence, direction and quality assurance to ACF’s Nutrition & Health programming at a national level, considering development and emergency contexts.
  • To represent ACF and its positioning in external coordination, donor, and technical meetings/visits on technical and operational matters.
  • To support programmatic integration for specific activities.
  • To represent and position ACF in key national and regional initiatives.
  • To support, follow-up and further develop the ACF Nigeria research & pilot project portfolio in the areas of nutrition-specific and sensitive programming.

Requirements
You’re a seasoned Nutrition professional:

  • You have an advanced University degree (Masters) preferred in human nutrition, medical sciences or social sciences.
  • You have a Minimum five years experience of nutrition programs
  • You are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.
  • You have good diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  •  You have experience in advocacy and policy development.
  • You have experience with nutrition and coverage surveys, and rapid nutrition assessments.
  • You have proven management and coordination skills (HR, projects, and stress management).
  • You have proven ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy
  • You have experience with donor communications.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: –

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance.

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

Application Deadline: 21st April, 2017. 

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