Available Positions at Action Against Hunger [6 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Available Positions at Action Against Hunger [6 Positions]

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10 Aug, 2016

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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 following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Operations Support Coordinator
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 8 to 9 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Providing leadership and management of all the Support Services functions and systems at regional level , to ensure quality support to programme implementation is maintained in line with ACF Nigeria Country Strategy, internal policies, best practice and donor guidelines.

Key Activities

  • Coordination of the support function inter-departmental work plans, in order to provide operational support to project implementation.
  • Overall Management of support functions.
  • General Administration
  • Effective reporting and sharing of information

Requirements
You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • You have an advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in economics and/or political/humanitarian/Development studies or equivalent
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of humanitarian experience in country level senior management/coordination role, in complex emergency / insecure contexts.

You aim to deliver innovative, quality programming:

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.  You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You intuitively adapt how you communicate technical analysis, mission strategy, as well as donor policies & procedures, to suit different audiences – both verbally & in writing.
  • You are able to consolidate & polish contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent.
  • You identify & support less experienced technical managers to improve their reporting skills.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You are calm under pressure, diplomatic & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You model to your direct reports how to adapt your 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 are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Nutrition Surveillance Specialist
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Taking lead in survey, surveillance and continuous assessments for the nutrition teams in Northern Nigeria.

Key Activities

  • Define, propose, plan and implement a nutrition surveillance system for Northern Nigeria in coordination with available information and partners.
  • Lead the implementation and follow-up of the surveillance system.
  • Capacity build and coach the Nutrition/Deputy Program Manager in survey planning, methodology, management and reporting.
  • Coordinate and produce quality assessment reports internally and externally.

Requirements
You have deep experience managing Nutrition Surveillance

  • You have a Master’s degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Nutrition by research or related field.
  • You have at least 2 years of proven experience in Managing nutrition assessments and surveys as well as humanitarian work.
  • You are experience in nutrition program management in emergency set-up including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training provision.
  • You are technically very knowledgeable on SMART, LQAS, CSAS, SQUEAC methodologies.
  • You have experience in nutrition program management in emergency set-up including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training provision.

You’re a super communicator:

  • You have excellent writing, communication and analytical skills.
  • You have good management and representation competencies.
  • You are excellent in influencing and negotiation skills.

You embrace the challenge of building your team’s skills:

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to how everyone in the team is coping.
  • You are calm under pressure, yet are diligent in insisting that your team consistently meets ACF’s standards of quality.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Deputy Country Director – Humanitarian Program (DCD HP)
Location: Yobe, Nigeria
Duration: 12 Months
Start Date: 12-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by:

  • Playing a key role in leading our teams in a complex environment, providing technical expertise and strategic direction for support and program departments in Yobe and Borno State.

Key Activities

  • Program Management
  • Resource Management
  • Security Management
  • External Relations & Partnerships

Requirements
You’re an experienced humanitarian professional:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Politics, International Development, Economics or another related field including Finance, Logistics and HR.
  • You have completed additional training in project cycle management, proposals development, strategy approaches and tools.
  • You have at least 8 years’ experience working in complex humanitarian emergencies,  with 3 years of experience in a managerial position, leading projects with multiple funding streams & ambitious multi-sectorial objectives

You are very efficient leading processes:

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.
  • You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You are excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload, diverse tasks and responsibilities, and also work calmly under pressure.
  • You are self disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You have management and coordination skills (HR, Finance, Logistics, projects, and stress management)
  • You are an excellent communicator
  • You have diplomatic skills and are able to conduct negotiation and mediation.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Coordinator
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Developing a regional nutrition and health programming, coordinating effective technical program implementation and playing an active role in ACF strategic engagement with the working groups at the regional (Yobe & Borno States) levels in Nigeria.

Key Activities

  • Health programs in Northeastern Nigeria.
  • To provide technical oversight of ACF’s Nutrition and Health programming in Northeastern Nigeria.
  • To ensure capitalization, learning and global reporting of all Nutrition and Health related activities across the region.
  • To support proper and adequate resource management: HR, Finance and assets.
  • To represent the department and the organization at state and LGA level and promote ACF’s technical viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work.

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 of 4 years of previous experience working with NGOs specifically in nutrition and/or health.
  • You have advanced knowledge of N&H guidelines and procedures including those of donors and international standards (e.g. SPHERE).

You’re a super comunicator:

  • You are able to adjust your own style to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts, as well as colleagues from other cultures & professions.
  • You can provide technical advice in clear, unambiguous language, patiently explaining to field teams the reasons behind your conclusions in order to develop their technical skills.
  • You are diplomatic & can assist colleagues to handle difficult situations.

You’re passionate to develop Nutrition interventions which have impact:

  • You have significant experience with INGOs in recovery and complex emergencies.  Previous experience with partnerships and alliances is an asset.
  • You have experience with nutrition and coverage surveys, and rapid nutrition assessments.
  • You have experience with external representation and knowledge of Nut & Health Cluster mechanisms.
  • You are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.
  • You have a good understanding of Social Behavior Change and nutrition sensitive programming.
  • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, OCHA, CIDA, EU, DFID, USAID, etc.)

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Regional Coordinator, Food Security and Livelihoods
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: 1st September, 2016.

Job Description
You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by:

  • Providing technical support to regional teams in ensuring that ACF FSL strategic direction and focus, quality benchmarks and technical standards are incorporated in programs and projects.

Key Activities

  • Support the consolidation, development and strengthening of ACF’s strategic and technical leadership in food security and livelihoods at the regional level.
  • Ensures program quality at Regional level and support program development.
  • Represent ACF and its positioning in external coordination, donor, and technical meetings/visits on technical and operational matters.
  • To support regional programmatic integration and related capacity building.
  • To represent and position ACF in key regional initiatives.

Requirements
You’re an experienced humanitarian professional:

  • You have an advanced University degree (Master’s) preferably in Economics, International Development Studies Social Sciences (Sociology), Agricultural Economics, Agriculture and Development.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in food security and livelihoods.
  • You are experience in Food Security and Livelihood assessments including cash and market assessments in both development and emergency contexts.
  • You have experience in program cycle management, monitoring & evaluation.

You are very efficient leading processes:

  • You have a clear understanding of child and gender protection issues in the field.
  • You have good management and coordination skills and ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • You are experienced in donor communications.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Operations Support Coordinator
Location:
Damaturu, Yobe
Duration: 8 to 9 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Providing leadership and management of all the Support Services functions and systems at regional level , to ensure quality support to programme implementation is maintained in line with ACF Nigeria Country Strategy, internal policies, best practice and donor guidelines.

Key Activities

  • Coordination of the support function inter-departmental work plans, in order to provide operational support to project implementation.
  • Overall Management of support functions.
  • General Administration
  • Effective reporting and sharing of information

Requirements
You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • You have an advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in Economics and/or Political/Humanitarian/Development studies or equivalent
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of humanitarian experience in country level senior management/coordination role, in complex emergency / insecure contexts.

You aim to deliver innovative, quality programming:

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.  You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You intuitively adapt how you communicate technical analysis, mission strategy, as well as donor policies & procedures, to suit different audiences – both verbally & in writing.
  • You are able to consolidate & polish contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent.
  • You identify & support less experienced technical managers to improve their reporting skills.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You are calm under pressure, diplomatic & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
  • You model to your direct reports how to adapt your 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 are goal-oriented while also being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Human Resources Manager (HRM)
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Implementing the HR policies and procedures of the Nigeria country office to ensure optimum HR performance and provide high quality HR support to staff and programs in Borno State.

Key Activities

  • Implement and enforce the HR policy (staff regulations).
  • Implement pay and other benefits policies, support recruitments and contracts management.
  • Lead the implementation of ACF performance management system at field level.
  • Support to HR staff and other mission HR issues.
  • Reporting and Staff management.

Requirements
You’re a seasoned HR professional:

  • You possess a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, or social sciences, or related discipline.
  • You have a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
  • You have a minimum of 3- years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers’ compensation and conflict resolution.
  • You have proven ability to model core HR values of confidentiality, fairness and discretion.
  • You have experience managing the HOMERE software system.

You’re a super communicator:

  • You are comfortable explaining complex technical & procedural requirements in straightforward language
  • You are fluent in written & spoken English.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team.
  • You have strong organizational skills and are detail-oriented.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Human Resources Manager (HRM)
Location:
Damaturu, Yobe, Nigeria
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Implementing the HR policies and procedures of the Nigeria country office to ensure optimum HR performance and provide high quality HR support to staff and programs in Borno State.

Key Activities

  • Implement and enforce the HR policy (staff regulations).
  • Implement pay and other benefits policies, support recruitments and contracts management.
  • Lead the implementation of ACF performance management system at field level.
  • Support to HR staff and other mission HR issues.
  • Reporting and Staff management.

Requirements
You’re a seasoned HR professional:

  • You possess a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, or social sciences, or related discipline.
  • You have a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management.
  • You have a minimum of 3- years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers’ compensation and conflict resolution.
  • You have proven ability to model core HR values of confidentiality, fairness and discretion.
  • You have experience managing the HOMERE software system.

You’re a super communicator:

  • You are comfortable explaining complex technical & procedural requirements in straightforward language
  • You are fluent in written & spoken English.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team.
  • You have strong organizational skills and are detail-oriented.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Providing ACF’s field teams in Nigeria with essential financial support for successful program implementation.
  • You will use your people and interpersonal skills to support teams working in difficult environments and foster strong relationships with the local communities and key stakeholders.

Key Activities

  • Consolidate the Base accounts monthly
  • Responsible for Base Tax operation
  • Contribute to Grant financial management, donor compliance & budget analysis
  • Treasury forecast and cash management
  • Capacity building for finance staff
  • Supervision & Team Management
  • Conduct Internal Audit of the Base
  • Management of fraud and corruption cases

Requirements
You are a seasoned Finance professional:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance MBA/ACCA or other Chartered Accountant Diplomas.
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience in finance with proven experience in team management.
  • You have strong accounting and budget management skills.
  • You have exceptional organization and time management skills and are attentive to details.

Your work style builds confidence within your team:

  • You maintain Professionalism, honesty, reliability, autonomy & strong sense of responsibility.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You have very good communication and training skills.
  • You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • You are extremely capable sharing your technical knowledge, as well as the organization’s policies & procedures – both verbally & in writing.
  • You have the ability to analyze, synthesize and report in a timely, comprehensive & well-written manner.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

 

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
Damaturu, Yobe, Nigeria
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: 01-Sep-2016

Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Providing ACF’s field teams in Nigeria with essential financial support for successful program implementation.
  • You will use your people and interpersonal skills to support teams working in difficult environments and foster strong relationships with the local communities and key stakeholders.

Key Activities

  • Consolidate the Base accounts monthly
  • Responsible for Base Tax operation
  • Contribute to Grant financial management, donor compliance & budget analysis
  • Treasury forecast and cash management
  • Capacity building for finance staff
  • Supervision & Team Management
  • Conduct Internal Audit of the Base
  • Management of fraud and corruption cases

Requirements
You are a seasoned Finance professional:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance MBA/ACCA or other Chartered Accountant Diplomas.
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience in finance with proven experience in team management.
  • You have strong accounting and budget management skills.
  • You have exceptional organization and time management skills and are attentive to details.

Your work style builds confidence within your team:

  • You maintain Professionalism, honesty, reliability, autonomy & strong sense of responsibility.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You have very good communication and training skills.
  • You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • You are extremely capable sharing your technical knowledge, as well as the organization’s policies & procedures – both verbally & in writing.
  • You have the ability to analyze, synthesize and report in a timely, comprehensive & well-written manner.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here

Application Deadline: Not Specified.

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