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  • Posted on: 1 November, 2014 Deadline: 9 November, 2014
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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.

    Action Against Hunger  is recruiting to fill the following positions:

    LGA Technical Advisor

     

    Job Description
    To strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery, and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include – Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition , Maternal & Child Health Weeks).

    Summary of Key Objectives

        Support the assigned local government area (LGA) in Nutrition program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
        Support and coordinate micronutrient supplementation and MNCH Weeks
        Provide coordination and support to health office of LGA
        Strengthen technical and advocacy capacity at LGA level

    Qualifications & Essential Skills

        Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition ; graduate degree in a similar field a plus
        Health / Public Health / Nutrition / diploma or equivalent
        Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation
        Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
        Proven experience and ability in report writing
        Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers
        Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
        Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
        Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles
        Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa
        Computer literacy and ability to work as part of a team
        Facilitation and interpersonal skills
        Analytical and problem solving skills
        Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines

    Preferred

        Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM program in an emergency context
        Experience working with partners, including the government
        Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change
        Training in adult education/learning and effective training approaches

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    Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) Supervisor (x3)

     

    Job Description:
    The Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) Supervisor will primarily be responsible for directly managing field assistants implementing food security and livelihood activities of the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.

    Summary of Key Objectives:

        Provide support to the FSL Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully, harmonizing and developing technical approach, and ensuring that the technical standards, guidelines and methodologies developed are applied.
        Supervise field project team within food security & livelihoods sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all FSL interventions.
        Ensure tracking and reporting of technical activities under food security and livelihood sector.
        Participate in technical recruitment and training of the project field team.
        Provide support to FSL DPM and FSL PM to implement FSL strategy, and make recommendations for improving the project according to activity results.

    Qualifications & Essential Skills

        Degree in a food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies e.t.c
        Capacity to supervise a team
        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 food security and livelihoods 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 Hausa and English
        Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred:

        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, CIDA) and analytical capacity

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    Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) Field Assistant ( x6 )

     

    Job Description:
    The FSL field assistant will be directly under the supervision of the FSL Supervisor. He/ She will be responsible for management and implementation of the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria at community (LGA) level. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.

    Summary of Key Objectives:

        Undertake food security & livelihood interventions (cash based and nutrition awareness) at LGA level under the direction of the FSL Supervisor
        Collect information and data on food security at LGA level through surveys, assessments and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households
        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 & Essential Skills:

        Diploma in a food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies e.t.c
        Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
        Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
        Good team spirit
        1 year 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 Hausa and English

    Preferred:

        Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming
        Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
        Previous experience with ACF
        Previous humanitarian programming experience

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    Nutrition and Health Officer

     

    Job Description:
    The Nutrition Officer will support in implementing the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria. The Nutrition and Health Officer’s role will focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.

    Summary of Key Objectives:

        To assist in the development and implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC methodology
        Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out program activities.
        Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups

    Qualifications & Essential Skills

        Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field. Higher level degree preferred
        Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
        Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
        Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
        Previous experience managing nutrition focused program (i.e. BCC, IYCF, etc)
        Fluency in Hausa and English
        Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
        Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.
        Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
        Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems.
        Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred:

        Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.
        Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
        Previous experience with ACF

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    Management Information Systems (MIS) Officer

     

    Job Description:
    The MIS Officer will support in implementing the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria. The MIS Officer’s role will be largely limited to the establishment, management and capacity building of local staff on project information system for greater project reporting and overall impact. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.

    Summary of Key Objectives:

        Establishment of an integrated MIS into the cash program to ensure compliance with donor objectives and methodology
        Ensure proper and timely implementation, management and capacity building on MIS
        Document good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities
        Represent ACF in relevant local forums and technical working groups where necessary

    Qualifications & Essential Skills

        Bachelor Degree in IT, MIS or related field. Higher level degree preferred
        Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
        Minimum two years’ experience working with donor funded programming
        Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other programming (Access, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word)
        Skills on statistical and other software (MS Excel, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
        Proven ability to create management information systems for large amounts of data within a complex program
        Knowledge and experience in using database specific software
        Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
        Fluent in English
        Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
        Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred

        Fluent in Hausa
        Previous experience in M&E, MIS of cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
        IT troubleshooting capabilities
        Previous experience with ACF

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    Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) Deputy Program Manager (DPM)

     

    Job Description:

    The Food Security Livelihoods (FSL) Deputy Program Manager will support in implementing the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.

    Summary of Key Objectives:

        Provide support to ACF’s FSL Program Manager to implement the program successfully, harmonizing and developing technical approach, and ensuring that the technical standards, guidelines and methodologies developed are applied.
        Manage the food security and livelihoods field team to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all FSL interventions.
        Ensure tracking and reporting of technical activities under the food security and livelihood sector.
        Recruitment, capacity building and coaching of field staff within food security and livelihood sector.
        Provide support to FSL Coordinator to implement FSL strategy.

    Qualifications & Essential Skills

        Degree in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, etc.
        Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
        Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
        Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
        Three years relevant work experience
        Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
        Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
        Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
        Fluency in Hausa and English
        Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred

        Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
        Previous experience with ACF
        Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV together with their Cover Letter as an email attachment to: recruitment.ng@acf-international.org Applicants should indicate in the subject title of their forwarding mail, the title of the position they are applying for.

    Note: Please do not attach your certificates to the application email. Any application received after Sunday, 9th November 2014 will not be considered.

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