• Job Opportunities at Action Against Hunger | ACF International

  • Posted on: 1 April, 2015 Deadline: 12 April, 2015
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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.

    Base Administrator

     

    Summary of Key Objectives:

    • Manage the cash and the accountancy of the base
    • Compliance of the purchase procedure
    • Cash Forecast and cash flow
    • Manage the administrative aspects of employee information

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • BSc. Accounting, Bachelor level degree in management, finance, or related field; MBA or similar higher degree a plus

    PREFERRED

    •  Previous ACF experience, previous INGO experience
    •  Experience with donor-funded programs
    •  Experience supervising others

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    Radio Operator/Office Assistant

     

    Summary of Key Objectives:

    • Perform Radio operator duties and responsibilities
    • Office assistant and support teams in clerical tasks

     General Responsibilities

    • To contact immediately the base logistician in case of problem or incident.
    • Assists in additional jobs that do not interfere with his normal duties
    • Helps logistics (loading and off-loading cargo) if necessary
    • May be assigned to fulfill other logistic  duties on the absence of base logistician
    • Maintain good relation with ACF staff, UN Agencies, INGO, Local Authorities and Beneficiaries

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completed Secondary education in an accredited academic institution.

    ESSENTIAL

    • Minimum two years of relevant professional experience on office operation/assistance and related experiences.
    • Good knowledge and working experience with HF and VHF Radios.
    • Flexible in terms of working hours
    • Excellent command of spoken and written English. 

    PREFERRED

    • Previous experience in INGO at the same level of position
    • Knowledge about radio installation/basic maintenance, electricity or any technical field

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    Program Quality and Accountability (PQA) Deputy PM

     

    Summary of Key Objectives:

    • Lead the establishment of PQA systems and activities for the PROTECT IDP project to ensure compliance with donor objectives and methodology.
    • Ensure proper and timely implementation of PQA tools and all monitoring and evaluation reporting
    • Document good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities
    • Represent ACF externally in relevant forums and working groups

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor degree in research, statistics or demography or related field. 
    • Higher level degree and/or significant research expertise preferred.

    ESSENTIAL

    • 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.
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluating  donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
    • Skills on statistical and other software (MS Excel, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
    • Fluency in Hausa and English
    • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
    • Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.
    • Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.
    • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
    • Familiarity with Management Information Systems (Databases) and GIS.
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    PREFERRED

    • Previous experience with nutrition, WASH, food security and livelihoods programming.
    • Previous experience with cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
    • Previous experience with ACF

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    Base Logistician

     

    Summary of Key Objectives:

    • Manage the logistics supply chain
    • Manage equipment, communication means and the vehicle fleet
    • Manage the team
    • Reporting
    • Manage all rehabilitation and maintenance
    • Ensure proper security of office, warehouse, guest-house and equipment
    • Activities

    Additional responsibilities

    • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task
    • The Base Log should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities
    • The Base Log is expected to conduct all duties in a professional manner following ACF Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Logistics, supply chain management, or related field
    • Minimum of 4 years work experience required

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
    ESSENTIAL

    • 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

    • 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

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    Head of Base

     

    The Head of Base will be responsible for ensuring that the necessary support is provided to the programs in terms of HR, Log and Admin in an effective and efficient manner as per ACF policies. He/She will support the Field Coordinator to ensure the safety and security of all ACF staff, locations, and assets. As determined by the Field Co, the HoB may need to represent ACF, its Mandate and activities to external actors and participate in humanitarian and governmental fora as appropriate. The HoB will ensure that ACF staff, and operations in all covered areas, apply the ACF Mandate, Charter and Code of Conduct, as well as operational and internal policies and regulations. 

    Summary of Key Objectives:

    Assist the Field co to insure safety/security of ACF personnel and assets
    Overall Management of the Support to Programs
    Ensure proper base Administration & Finance
    Ensure proper Human Resources management
    Ensure proper base Logistics
    Give appropriate line management and support to the Support staff

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor level degree in management, finance, or related field; MBA or similar higher degree a plus

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

    ESSENTIAL

    • 3+ years of experience in an INGO in positions of progressively more responsibility and scope, in one or more of the following areas: Administration, HR, Finance, Logistics
    • Experience with donor-funded program
    • Proven experience in contexts with volatile security and safety issues.
    • Experience supervising others
    • Exceptional organization and planning skills
    • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and leadership skills, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, foster teamwork, promote cohesion, bring diverse teams, staff and peer-level colleagues into alignment around work plans and organizational objectives
    • Able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistic and team needs
    • Champion of ACF Charter values – professionalism, transparency, neutrality, access to victims, non-discrimination

    PREFERRED

    • Previous management experience, including management of multiple teams/departments
    • Previous ACF experience
    • Excellent drafting and written skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV together with their Cover Letter as an email attachment to the following email address 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. “All Candidates must be willing and able to be based in Maiduguri”

    Note: Please do not attach your certificates to the application email. Any application received after Sunday, 12th April, 2015 will not be considered.

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