Recent Vacancies at Action Against Hunger
Recent Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

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: PHP & NFI Assistant
Location: 
Monguno, Borno
Slot: 3 Openings
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: PHP & NFI Officer

Tasks & Responsibilities
Objective 1 – Assist the PHP & NFI Officer in context assessment and developing materials for hygiene promotion:

  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in conducting home visits and visits to the community (schools, Health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in terms of hygiene, sanitation and use of water.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in preparing training modules for the promotion of hygiene in the communities.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences: songs, role games, meetings, training courses.
  • Assist Identify targeted partners within the communities: schools, hospitals, clinics, etc.

Objective 2 – Carry out safe hygiene promotion and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities:

  • Organize hygiene promotion awareness raising sessions.
  • Mobilize communities to adopt safe hygiene practices as promoted by the project (latrine construction, hand-washing facilities, environmental cleanliness.)
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in conducting training sessions for the community workers and/or targeted populations.
  • Write weekly activity reports.

Objective 3 – Assist the PHP & NFI Officer to carry out NFI distribution:

  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in the process of beneficiaries’ selection to receive NFI assistance.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in beneficiary registration.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer to distribute NFI kits to registered beneficiaries.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • PHP & NFI Officer: Technical hierarchical relationship – exchange of information, collaboration, coordination.

External:

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners: As directed by PHP & NFI Officer exchange of information, coordination, training, assessment of technical feasibilities.
  • Local representatives of international aid organisations: As directed by the PHP & NFI Officer exchange of information.

Qualification

  • Minimum of National Diploma in Public Health or Health related field.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization
  • Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and the local economy.
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.

 

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno State
Starting date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: RRM Logistics Manager

Objective 1

  • Support Logistics Supply Chain, review and prepare all documentation during the procurement process

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process Purchase Requests (PR) on reception frequencies;
  • Provide support in the market analysis;
  • Ensure best available prices & quality, collect quotations, suppliers references;
  • Review and confirm all procurement request before processing;
  • Ensure that PR includes all required specifications and supporting documents;
  • Update and share the Procurement Follow Up (PFU) on a weekly basis,
  • Monitor deliveries to the department/bases/programmes
  • Follow up the importation and clearance process of international shipments
  • Facilitate Program department in making procurement request;
  • Prepare request for quote, prepare assessment table and get approval according to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER standard procedures ;
  • Prepare purchase contract or Supplier Purchase Order (SPO) and coordinate supplier during the delivery of the goods and services
  • Arrange tender and other procurement meetings and take minutes
  • Ensure all purchasing dossiers are complete and properly filled before archiving;
  • Update the price catalogue with new purchase prices and/or suppliers or at least every two months
  • Liaise with all supplier requests and maintain the supplier database.

Objective 2

  • Support line manager in negotiating supplier framework agreements and contracts.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Procurement Dossiers for framework agreements and contract and update relevant monitoring tools (Procurement Follow Up and Contract Follow Up) ;
  • Liaise with the contractor to ensure compliance with the contract, including initial meeting;
  • Collect and prepare any supporting documents related to contract implementation or modification;
  • Communicate to line manager any deviation from the initial contract.
  • Ensure that all documentation required as per contract is provided by both parties;
  • Collect and review all delivery documentation;
  • Prepare payment transaction according to delivery and contract payment terms.

Objective 3

  • Supervision of Delivery issues

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality & quantity control of deliveries
  • Transit all equipment deliveries to the base/capital logistician and IT for codification, labelling and files equipment settings or to update inventory list before use, storage or shipping;
  • Ensure packaging and shipping to bases is well done and documented. Collect all signed copies;
  • Ensure all documentation is existing, updated, are properly filed and filled in folders before archiving;

Objective 4

  • Reporting

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Update and provide Procurement Follow Up (PFU) to line manager on a weekly basis
  • Compile and submit relevant sections with documentation of the monthly stocks report to the Capital Logistician and the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Update Contract Follow Up (CFU) and submit for monthly report to line manager
  • Update and provide the Supplier List on a regular basis to line manager
  • Update and provide the Framework Price List on a regular basis to line manager
  • Provide Cash forecast twice a month to line manager

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Supply Chain Manager: Direct Supervision –  hierarchical relationship – exchange of information
  • Technical Support –  exchange of information and collaboration on procurement  matters
  • If applicable – Assistant Logistician (Procurement): Line Management-  hierarchical relationship
  • Logistic Coordinator: integrated approach – Coordination – sharing of information – Technical Support –  exchange of information and collaboration on procurement  matters
  • Finance Coordinator/ Base Admin: exchange of information and collaboration on procurement  matters
  • Base/Capital Logistician: exchange of information and collaboration on procurement  and transport matters
  • Others Programme:  exchange of information and coordination (integrated approach).

External:

  • Service Providers & Vendors: working relation, exchange of information, coordination,
  • Local representatives of international aid organisations: exchange of information

Qualification

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain or any other equivalent course.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in procurement and/or logistics position
  • Some experience in supervising Staff
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office, especially MS Excel
  • Rigorous, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Professional level of English
  • Ability to work in a complex environment and can bear the workload

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health-related NGOs
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.

 

 

Job Title: WASH Assistant
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Starting date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: WASH Technical Officer
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Objective 1

  • Daily supervision of Hygiene, water supply and sanitation activities, including construction, preparing technical design and bills of quantities

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Facilitate technical assessments of WASH facilities and hygiene practices in communities/IDP settlements.
  • Assist the WASH Officer in the selection, design and construction of water systems, using ground water or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
  • Provide technical assistance to the WASH Officer in the assessment of  sanitation needs, design and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system, in consultation with male and female beneficiaries, which includes excreta disposal, refuse disposal, vector control and drainage
  • Identify and engage skilled and unskilled labour workers for borehole rehabilitation and emergency latrines construction.
  • Raised material request for borehole and latrine construction materials.
  • Keep track of construction materials used daily in the material consumption sheet.
  • Prepare request for daily skilled and unskilled labour for construction and rehabilitation work.
  • Prepare and submit weekly timesheets of daily skilled and unskilled workers for validation.
  • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms and that facilities are sustainable.
  • Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site to bring clarity to the contractor’s roles and responsibilities in each stage of the execution of construction activities.
  • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking in the broader perspective of public health.
  • Ensure that work meets with SPHERE minimum standards.
  • Ensure that all technical work reflects the needs and preferences of different target groups.

Objective 2:

  • Train and build the capacity of Stakeholders, beneficiaries and partners

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with community leaders to Identify community capacity needs.
  • Prepare training tools on relevant technical topics and conduct trainings for both internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the WASH Officer in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • Assess areas for improvement and recording lessons learnt for future activities.

Objective 3:

  • Facilitate Hygiene Promotion sessions and promote behavior change

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Assess hygiene practices and identify risky behaviours within the community and identify best hygiene promotion approach.
  • Facilitate the selection and training of community hygiene promoters.
  • Identify and train volunteers in preparedness for emergency cholera response.
  • Liaise closely with the WASH Technical Officer throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities.
  • Identify and train water vendors to improve access to safe drinking water.
  • Work closely with community structures in building sustainability and ensuring the effective utilization of WASH facilities.

Objective 4:

  • Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with other disciplinary teams or the on-site construction supervision personnel on technical matters.
  • Liaise closely with other sectors in the implementation of WASH activities.
  • Ensure that effective communication and networking is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration.
  • Team with local Government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.
  • Assist and participate in community mobilization.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • WASH Technical Assistant: Collaborate with the hygiene promotion and social mobilization team members to ensure exchange of information and promote effective use of WASH facilities in the community.

External:

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners: exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on the choice of technical options.
  • Local representatives of international aid organizations: exchange of information.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of National Diploma in Water Engineering, Geology,  Hydrology, civil engineering, and other related fields.
  • Additional experience in troubleshooting, borehole rehabilitation, solar installation and latrine construction.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • 1-year relevant work experience.
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • The candidate should be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Kanuri, Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and the local economy.
  • Previous experience with AAH.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Deputy Head of Department
Location: 
 Damaturu, Yobe State
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: FSL Head of Department
Job Type: Full Time

Objective 1

  • Provide Support to the FSL-HoD to consolidate, develop and strengthen AAH’s strategic focus and technical leadership in food security and livelihoods

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Food Security and Livelihoods Senior Project Managers/ FSL Sector Manager to insure consistency in strategic focus for all projects in Yobe state.
  • Engage with key
  • Provide support to the FSL-HoD in developing the National Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Strategy in consultation with DCD-T, CD and HQ.
  • Provide technical direction and quality assurance to AAHs food security and livelihoods (FSL) programming including cash and markets at a national level, in both development and emergency contexts.
  • Gathers data on the FSL situation including developments in Cash and Market based approaches.
  • state stakeholders such as World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development, Food Security and Livelihoods working group, Cash Working group, Early Recovery and Livelihoods among others, in coordinating activities, advocating for policies and ensuring the representation of AAH’s strategic positioning.

Objective 2

  • Provide technical support to program development and ensure program quality

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the FSL HoD in program development in line with the country strategy; in identification, evaluation of opportunities for AAH and develop concept notes, proposals, and related reports.
  • Support the FSL team in Yobe  in ensuring  processes and activities to ensure quality standards of FSL are integrated in the project management cycle.
  • Ensures the review and editing of all reports.
  • Monitors the environment through regular scanning and data gathering for new opportunities, innovations, new approaches, designs or technologies.
  • Conduct Food security & Livelihood assessments for program development.

Objective 3

  • Represent AAH and its positioning in external coordination, donor, and technical meetings/visits on technical and operational matters.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Represent AAH in donor meetings and project field visits, coordination meetings and technical meetings as designated by FSL-HoD
  • Supports the FSL-HoD in developing relationships and partnerships with donors and stakeholders.
  • Develops donor and partner communication strategies.

Objective 4

  • Lead programmatic integration and related capacity building

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support FSL-HoD in leading program integration initiatives for multi-sector approach
  • Develops tools and guidance notes on Cash based transfer and food voucher modalities, Market assessment, livelihoods recovery, agricultural inputs. Resilience programming and related areas

Internal and External Relationship
Internal:

  • HoD FSL- Direct Line Manager
  • Field Coordinator: Working Relationship, Collaboration for implementation, Monitoring & technical support
  • FSL Team: program implementation, management, monitoring, performance management
  • Participation in weekly, monthly, and strategy meetings
  • Ensure program integration through regular meetings and joint planning with other program departments in support of the DCD Programmes.
  • Ensures that all departments /units such as HR, Finance, Logistics are aware of FSL quality standards and benchmarks and its application in their area of work
  • Any other meetings as requested by Line Manager or Technical Supervisor.

External:

  • Participate in Food Security and Livelihoods  meetings at regional level
  • Develop contacts with various partners and stakeholders.
  • Assess feasibility of AAH technical support and guidance to partner agencies and relevant governmental bodies.

Qualifications

  • Proven management and coordination skills (HR, projects, and stress management).
  • Proven ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • Experience with evaluations and monitoring as well as Program Cycle Management.
  • Experience with research and partnership developments with universities
  • Experience with donor communications.
  • Good diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.
  • Excellent drafting and written skills.
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in Management, Economics, International Development, Social Sciences (sociology), Agricultural Economics, agriculture and development
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Food Security and Livelihoods
  • Experience in Food security and Livelihood assessments including cash and market assessments in both development and emergency contexts
  • Clear understanding of child and gender protection issues in the field.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Experience in developing world context
  • A strong understanding of project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Working experience in complex emergencies
  • Willing to work in insecure context
  • Adaptability and willing to live in shared accommodation
  • Interest and/or experience in cash transfer programs, Agriculture and Livestock programming in Humanitarian setting and community led methodologies
  • Demonstrated previous experience in and strong proposal writing and donor reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications
  • Excellent management and representation competencies.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

Preferable:

  • Prior AAH experience in a similar position
  • Experience in Resilience and Agriculture assessments
  • Familiarity with DFID, ECHO, USAID-FFP & SDC reporting & regulations
  • CaLP Level 2

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 1st April, 2019.