Action Against Hunger Recruitment [3 Positions]

Posted on :

9 Mar, 2018

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

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: Finance Assistant
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Base Finance Officer.
  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day financial and programmatic activities of the base office to ensure successful implementation of Action Against Hunger programs.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage the base’s cash box and ensure that all advances made within the month are justified before the final monthly cash count.
  • Comply with purchasing procedures, supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Train vendors on financial procedures and payment policies.
  • Facilitate payment at the field in support of program activities.
  • Support the implementation of the program’s cash transfer guidelines.
  • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents submitted in accordance with the Action Against Hunger procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
  • Ensure that the physical cash box and the Excel/Saga cash book correspond on a daily basis.
  • Ensure compliance of the supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Verify that the accounting codes, the project codes and the budget codes are accurate.
  • File and track all the invoices/documents (base financial books).

Position Requirements

  • A Degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a finance and administration-related role.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization is preferred.
  • Experience with donor-funded programs would be appreciated
  • Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to manage and follow work plans.
  • Good interpersonal skills  (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player).

Application Deadline  13th March, 2018.


Job Title: FSL Officer (Income Generation Activity)
: Nangere, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Nangere, Yobe State and report to the Deputy Project Manager-FSL.
  • The Food Security and Livelihood Officer (Income Generation Activity) leads the field team in implementing Income Generation Activities for the Integrated Basic Humanitarian Response Project (INP Plus) through livelihood interventions, business management and technical trainings and capacity building to improve skills or production in new/pre-existing livelihood assets.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings during community led IGA activities.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of Income generate activity plan to generate report.
  • Collect information and data on Income Generation Activates at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post-distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Supervise and collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the Agriculture Assistants.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Coordinate closely with the FSL DPM to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.
  • 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).
  • Participate in regular internal& and external coordination for the program at& LGA and state levels when required.


  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. Agro-economy, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Disaster Risk Management etc.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluent in English, Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri).
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.


Job Title: Resourcing Assistant
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe state and work under the supervision of the Resourcing Officer.
  • The Resourcing Assistant provides support in the recruitment and selection of national staff at the base and ensure the consistency in the implementation of Action Against Hunger recruitment and selection policy.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain talent pipelines, work closely with other HR teams to identify potential gaps in talent and proactively source for these areas, post and manage adverts at the base level.
  • Assist the base Resourcing Officer in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions.
  • Support hiring managers and candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to achieve the mission’s values and principles.
  • Collaborate with other departments for successful program implementation.
  • Update the recruitment tracker for the base and submit to Abuja HR team on monthly basis.
  • Maintain positive relationship, establish effective communication and provide timely feedback to candidates.
  • Maintain a consistent filing system of recruitment documents and other HR documents.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to recruitment and selection activities (test, interviews etc)
  • Participate in the implementation of recruitment and selection policy and participate in other HR related projects.
  • Maintain and track all recruitment documents for candidates.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams.
  • Have excellent Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Be excellent in multitasking and have strong organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details, be highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, have strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently.
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Have the capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
  • Have previous experience with INGOs preferably.
  • Be fluent in one or more national/regional languages.
  • Have an understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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