Action Against Hunger | ACF-International (Graduate & Exp) Jobs [13 Positions]

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10 Feb, 2017

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Vacancies in Nigeria

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 graduate and experienced positions below:

Job Title: Assistant Base Logistician
Location: Bauchi

Specific Objectives

  • Support the Base Logistician in management of the logistics supply chain.
  • Support Base Logistician in management of equipment and communication means.
  • Fleet management.
  • Security.
  • General Logistics Support.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Higher Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Logistics, procurement, supply chain or any other equivalent course.
  • Essential Skills and Experience:
  • IT/Excel literate.
  • 2 years finance/procurement work experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 2 years Experience
  • Highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience working with local/international NGO
  • Good interpersonal skills.

 

Job Title: Distribution Deputy Program Manager
Location:
Yobe

Position Overview

  • The distribution deputy project manager will directly report to the Distribution/ FSL Program Manager and wil play à key role in implementing AAH Food Aid project in Yobe State North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • The distribution deputy project manager is responsible for running and supervising all implementing activities at all stages of the project management cycle.
  • He/she will ensures the field team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations.

Specific Objectives

  • Provide support to the FSL/ Distribution Program Manager to implement the program successfully.
  • To establish and supervise FSL broad sector integrated activities.
  • To coordinate activities within ACF and between partners in project area.
  • To ensure adequate reporting and documentation of all related nutrition activities.
  • Training and managing the program team in collaboration with FSL PM.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics and extension services or equivalent in a field related to Food Security and livelihoods in emergency context.
  • 2 years of work experiences. And practical demonstration of the use of excel and Microsoft word

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize information
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive
  • Human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
  • Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously
  • Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience managing multispectral cash transfer program s(i.e. cash transfers or vouchers for nutrition, FSL, WASH, NFI, etc.)
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri

 

Job Title: Grants and Reporting Field Manager
Location:
Yobe

Specific Objectives

  • Support Grants management & Compliance of ongoing program implementation.
  • Information management/data collection and implementation of quality controls.
  • Support the field coordinator in the ongoing context analysis and scenario planning, risk analysis and advocacy initiatives.
  • Support AAH external representation and lead partnership development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science/Bac+4 (or higher) in International Development, Economics,  Humanitarian Assistance, Rural Development, Geography, Agriculture, Livestock or related studies.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in similar setting and responsibility.
  • Minimum 2 years humanitarian experience.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Good communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Good team management and representation competencies
  • Knowledge of programming in humanitarian settings
  • Experience in assessment, monitoring or evaluation
  • Familiarity with ACF and acceptance of ACF’s principles

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, DFID, CIDA, WFP, etc.)
  • Experience of similar programs in urban setting and highly volatile contexts
  • Experience in the area of operation
  • Knowledge of local languages (Hausa and Kanuri).

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location:
Borno

Position Overview

  • The Community Mobilization Supervisor will primarily be responsible for implementation of community mobilization in all the projects including WSAH, Nutrition and food security and livelihoods to provide IDP and vulnerable host households with all relevant information, training and orientations related to the projects in assigned LGA and nutrition behavior change communication training in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

Specific Objectives

  • Provide support to ACF’s community mobilization supervisor to implement mobilization activities in ACF program in North East at LGA level.
  • Manage community mobilization field teams within sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all ACF mobilization, training and IEC material Building.
  • Ensure tracking and reporting of activities under community mobilization of all sector (FSL, WASH and Nutrition).
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.

Qualifications

  • Degree in FSL or wash, nut related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, public health engineering, nutrition etc.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Excellent team representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with Community Mobilization programming.
  • One year relevant work experience.
  • Microsoft Office Skills.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in local languages.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).
  • Previous experience with ACF.
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri.

 

Job Title: Senior Public Health Promotion & Non-Food Item Distribution Officer
Location: Borno

Position Overview

  • The Public Health Promotion and Non-food items distribution officer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the WASH Deputy Program Manager and is accountable for the overall implementation of the Public health promotion and Non-Food Items distribution of the WASH project.

Specific Objectives

  • Overall supervision of Public Health Promotion and Non-food items distribution activities following AAH’s local strategy and International Guidelines.
  • Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners.
  • Coordinate with internal staffs, and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.
  • Supervise and manage staffs under your responsibility.

Qualifications

  • Degree or HND in Public health, Environmental and Health Science, sociology, rural development, and other related fields. (BA/B.Sc/HND).

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • Microsoft Office software Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in English Hausa, Kanuri and Shuwa language
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with AAH or INGo
  • Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA)

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant
Location:
Borno

Specific Objectives

  • Implement nutrition interventions at community level under the direction of the nutrition officer.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).

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.
  • Ability to Speak Hausa, Kanuri.

 

Job Title: Cash Officer
Location:
Borno

Position Overview

  • Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • From 2015 to 2017, ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

Specific Objectives

  • Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully.
  • Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.
  • Facilitate community mobilization activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices.
  • Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups.
  • Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or Higher Diploma 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 English.
  • 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, SIDA).
  • 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: LGA Officer
Location
: Yobe

Position Overview

  • The LGA officer will directly report to the Distribution Deputy Project Manager and will play a key role in implementing AAH Food Aid project in Yobe state North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • The LGA Officer is responsible for running and supervising all GFD & BSFP activities at all stages of the project management cycle.
  • He/she will ensures the project team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations.

Specific Objectives

  • Provide support to the Distribution Deputy Project Manager to implement the program successfully.
  • To establish and supervise FSL broad sector integrated activities.
  • Facilitate community mobilisation and community outreach activities.
  • To ensure adequate reporting and documentation of all related nutrition activities.
  • Training and managing the program team in collaboration with Distribution DPM and PM.

Qualifications

  • Higher Diploma/Bachelors in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics and Extension Services or equivalent in a field related to Food security and livelihoods in emergency context, B.Sc. Social sciences, 1 years of work experiences.
  • Practical demonstration of the use of excel and Microsoft word

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize information
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive
  • Human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
  • Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously
  • Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
  • Experience with EXCEL and MICROSOFT WORD

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Officer
Location:
Borno

Position Overview

  • The Community Mobilization Officer will primarily be responsible for community mobilization in all the projects including WSAH, Nutrition and food security and livelihoods to provide IDP and vulnerable host households with all relevant information, trainings and orientations related to the projects in assigned LGA and nutrition behavior change communication training in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

Specific Objectives

  • Provide support to ACF’s community mobilization DPM (CM-DPM) to implement mobilization activities in ACF program in Northeast.
  • Manage community mobilization field teams within sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all ACF mobilization, trainings and IEC material Building.
  • Ensure tracking and reporting of activities under community mobilization of all sector (FSL, WASH and Nutrition).
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.

Qualifications

  • Degree in FSL or Wash, nut related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, public health engineering, nutrition etc.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 2 years in conflict/insecure contexts.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with Community Mobilization programming.
  • Three years relevant work experience.
  • 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 English.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).
  • Previous experience with ACF.
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri.

 

Job Title: Base Logistician
Location
: Yobe

Specific Objectives

  • Manage the logistics supply chain.
  • Management of equipment, communication means and the vehicle fleet.
  • Manage the Base Logistics Team and follow HR related issues.
  • Reporting.
  • Manage all rehabilitation and maintenance for Office and premises.
  • Ensure proper security of office, warehouse, guest-house and equipment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Logistics, supply chain management, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience required

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently
  • Expert User of Microsoft Office Suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to manage and follow work plans
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information
  • Ability to think outside the box in problem management
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Good interpersonal skills approachable, diplomatic, able to negotiate, influence, give and receive effective feedback, be a team player
  • Ability to manage stress effectively, and juggle competing priorities

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in supervisory position an asset
  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health related NGOs
  • Fluency in one or more national or regional languages an asset
  • Proficient in IT and networking technology

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Officer
Location:
Borno

Position Overview

  • The WASH Technical Officer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the WASH Emergency Response Program Manager, accountable for professional technical contribution to drilling and construction of the WASH project activities within the framework of the emergency response program in Northeast, Nigeria.

Specific Objectives:

  • Overall supervision of water and sanitation construction activities including preparing technical designs and bills of quantities.
  • Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners.
  • Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, 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 AAH mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

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

 

Job Title: Nutrition Deputy Program Manager
Location:
Yobe

Position Overview

  • Following the direction of the Multi sectoral Programme Manager and with technical support of Nutrition Coordinator, the Nutrition Deputy Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for running and supervising nutrition activities at all stages of the project management cycle. He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the program objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints in coordination and synergy with other DPMs.
  • The Nut DPM also has responsibilities regarding the 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.

Specific Objectives

  • The NUT DPM Will directly report to the Multisectoral Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the nutrition component of the Integrated Basic Nutrition Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Borno and Yobe (INP).
  • The Nutrition DPM will be focus on provide technical support to the nutrition team and health workers as they implement CMAM services in 25 health facilities supported by ACF and the strengthening of systems to ensure sustainability in 3 LGAs (Nangere, Tarmuwa and Gujba).
  • He/She will also participate in the implementation of the Care Group Model activities in the communities of these 3 LGAs.
  • The DPM will build the capacity of the health workers at the facility and community level, and raise awareness in the community through conducting sensitization sessions and group health talks at the facilities.
  • He/She will facilitate information exchange and cooperation with all ACF intervention teams and external stakeholders, Monitor and evaluate facility based activities and community based Care Group activities with the Multisectoral Program Manager (MPM) and the Cash PM in collaboration with the State and LGA officials.
  • He/She will be expected to assist the MPM to work with the logistic and admin departments to plan, procure appropriate supplies and follow up on project activities.
  • The DPM will provide reports according to the request of the MPM and provide technical support to the nutrition officers in preparing monthly CMAM reports and analysis, activity progress reports (monthly and weekly).

Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Nutrition, Public Health, Medicine or in a field related to Nutrition & Health and a minimum of 4 years of work experiences. Candidates with experience in CMAM, IYCF and coordination will be of added advantage.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri.
  • Ability to analyse and synthesize information.
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive.
  • Human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills.
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management.
  • Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously and self-learner;
  • Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience in working with CMAM, Care Group Model, BCC and IYCF programming.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context.
  • Experience with Social Behaviour Change Programming.

 

Job Title: Assistant Base Logistician
Location: Yobe

Specific Objectives

  • Support the Base Logistician in management of the logistics supply chain.
  • Support Base Logistician in management of equipment and communication means.
  • Fleet management.
  • Security.
  • General Logistics Support.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Higher Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Logistics, procurement, supply chain or any other equivalent course. (BA/BSc/HND)

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • IT/Excel literate.
  • 2 years finance/procurement work experience

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years Experience
  • Highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience working with local/international NGO
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date: 19th February, 2017.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]

Note

  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line. For example, “Assistant Base Logistician – Yobe”.
  • Also note that any application received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
  • Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

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