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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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Requirements

    • 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).

    Remuneration

    • 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.

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    Health Assistant

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Job Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Health Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
    • This person will provide technical support to the  Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of the multi-sectoral project, particularly in the management of childhood illness, COVID -19 and CMAM in Bade, Yobe State.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist the health officer and respective hospital authorities, conduct training needs assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.
    • Facilitate and organize training on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.
    • Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all Action Against Hunger supported Clinics and CMAM outreaches to ensure good quality of services.
    • Follow up with HWs at the respective Clinics and OTPs to ensure the staff sends the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities on a monthly basis.
    • Assist the health Officer to prepare and organize regular coordination meetings with SNO, relevant hospital authorities, and HWs on the issue of CMAM In-Patient management.
    • Work closely with the HWs in hospitals and OTP sites as well as CVs for an effective follow up of children discharged from the hospitals to the health facilities for a better continuation of the CMAM treatment.   

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Science with a major in Nursing, community health, or Nutrition. 1-year experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI, and CMAM approach.
    • Must an indigene and reside in Bade or Nguru LGA
    • Previous experiences in CMAM programming.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
    • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well-integrated into the local community
    • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English.

    Remuneration

    • 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.

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    WASH PHP / NFI Assistant

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for WASH PHP/NFI Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
    • This person will provide technical support to undertake hygiene promotion related activities and non-food items distribution to affected populations, the person should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities e.t.c.

    Responsibilities

    • Carry out safe hygiene promotion on COVID-19 prevention, control, and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities for awareness-raising sessions.
    • Mobilize communities to adopt safe hygiene practices as promoted by the project (latrine construction, handwashing facilities, and practice environmental cleanliness).
    • Provide technical support to the WASH PHP/NFI officer in conducting visits to the community (schools, homes, health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in terms of hygiene, sanitation, and use of water.
    • Engage in the preparation of training modules for good hygiene promotion on COVID-19 prevention and control in the communities and health facilities.
    • Assist the WASH PHP/NFI officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences such as; songs, role games, meetings, training courses for hygiene and health promotion including COVID-19 prevention and control message

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of National Diploma in Health, Hygiene, and Sanitation field, with 2 years’ experience in the related field.
    • Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization;
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited;
    • Capacity to work in a diverse team
    • Fluency in English and Hausa;

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • 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.
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

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    Nutrition and Health Officer

    Location: Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
    Direct Line Manager: Project Manager

    Job Description

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting a Health Officer who will be accountable for regular monitoring and supervision of facility-based health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards.

    Responsibilities

    • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA, and share with the Sector Health Manager.
    • Update tracking tool to monitor program screening based data on acute malnutrition; collect health facility-based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
    • Ensure that the Assistants are using the standard Monitoring checklist during a visit to health facilities.
    • Ensure that specific monitoring finding is reported to the NHSM with potential solutions
    • During the supervision visit, identify gaps in the supply sides and report to the NHSM.
    • Work with health workers to establish crowd control mechanisms in the health facilities/centers.
    • Use appropriate attendance sheet on-job coaching sessions, workshops / meetings, and training and share a copy with the line manager.
    • Use specific supervision checklist during supervision visits and archive filled supervision checklists with a summary report.

    Qualifications

    • HND / Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in primary health care programs.
    • An excellent report-writing skill is required including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
    • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Basic Salary: NGN 236,585 per month
    • 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.

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    WASH Sector Manager

    Location: Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
    Direct Line Manager: WASH Project Manager

    Job Description

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a WASH Sector Manager who will ensure technical implementation of integrated AAH WASH programs in Yobe State, develop AAH understanding of WASH issues in Northern Nigeria, Supervision of the WASH program staff: induction, follow up, evaluation, and promotion of positive team dynamics and motivation, Support the project manager in developing proper Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting of projects, contribute to the mission’s capitalization and to AAH communication.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion, COVID-19 session and training.
    • Support the project manager in developing a Project implementation plan including procurement and distribution schedules of project inputs in line with project logistics/supply chain capacity.
    • Ensure that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible; and that lessons learnt and best practice are capitalized.
    • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions. This includes COVID-19 response, effect, gaps, and mitigation.
    • Establish performance management of staffs under your supervision through effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measurable objectives, on-going feedback, periodic reviews, and fair and unbiased evaluations.
    • Participate and support the project manager actively in developing M&E and indicator tracking plans for all grants, developing additional M&E tools as necessary to monitor project progress, with support of the M&E team.
    • Contribute to appropriate, timely, and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting.

    Requirements

    • HND / Degree in Engineering, Technology or Public Health in a field related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Civil/Building/Geology/Public health)
    • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience, in a WASH Management/ Supervisory capacity.
    • Experience in the INGO/NGO and humanitarian context
    • Experience managing a team of staff
    • 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 Hausa preferably.

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Basic Salary: NGN 308,589 per month
    • 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 Cross Knowledge e-learning platform

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    WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH Sector Manager

    Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a WASH PHP/NFI Officer who will be accountable for the overall implementation of the Public Health Promotion and Non-Food Items distribution of the WASH project.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure that a KAP baseline survey is carried out, analysis done and hygiene promotion strategy is designed on the basis of the findings (for projects more than three months long).
    • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt hygiene promotion and COVID-19 prevention and control training material to local context and in line with target groups to be trained.
    • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt all IEC materials in line with the local context. This should be drawn up as a communication plan.
    • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking in the broader perspective of public health.
    • Liaise closely with the WASH Sector technical team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.
    • Represent Action Against Hunger at local level WASH meetings and technical working groups relating to Public health promotion and NFI distribution as required by your line manager.
    • Ensure that your team co-ordinate and integrate with WASH technical team members and Report regularly, verbally and in writing, to the WASH Sector Manager.

    Requirements

    • HND/Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Rural Development or other related fields.
    • At least 3 years of proven experience in humanitarian contexts.
    • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
    • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills).

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 236,585 Naira
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

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    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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