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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2020
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    Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
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    Nutrition and IYCF Assistant

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: Nutrition and IYCF Officer

    Job Summary

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a Nutrition and IYCF Assistant who will represent AAH and the program within the community, Implement the nutrition CMAM & behavior change activities.


    • Create awareness and sensitize the community on CMAM practices, IYCF, malnutrition, and the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
    • Participate in the screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at the community level.
    • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM, IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
    • Coordinate all activities very closely and in collaboration with MOH and other key stakeholders.
    • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
    • Organize and lead the formation of Mother to Mother Support Groups
      for IYCF with the support of IYCF/Nutrition Officer.


    • Minimum Diploma in a Nutrition or Community-based programming or related field.
    • Minimum 1-year work experience in humanitarian contexts.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in Nutrition/Health and WASH programming and community engagement;
    • Capacity to work in a team of diverse culture;
    • Result-oriented with strong organization, communication and planning skills;
    • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills) and proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).


    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

    Method of Application

    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Action Against Hunger | ACF-International on to apply

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