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  • Posted on: 31 July, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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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.

    Field Coordinator


    Key activities in your role will include:


    • Putting into action your strong understanding of humanitarian principles and motivating your team to put these principles into action in Nigeria’s changing context.
    • Negotiating access to areas with humanitarian needs so ACF can manage an emergency response.
    • Liaising and conferring with provincial partners & other actors and building relationships with authorities & community leaders as acting senior ACF representative in the area.
    • Using your experience managing security in a highly insecure and changing area of Nigeria to analysis, identify, and manage mitigation of any assessed risks. Overseeing the Logistical, Admin and Finance activities and ensuring ACF policies are carried out.


    Does this description fit you?


    You’re a seasoned Field Coordinator or Emergency Coordinator

    • You have a Bachelor's degree in International Relations, Public Health, Logistics or field related to core humanitarian activities.
    • You have earned at least 2 years’ experience working in humanitarian emergencies with security and safety management.

    You’re a super communicator

    • You have extensive experience communicating with staff from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds. You are able to adjust your own style to represent ACF appropriately with a range of local counterparts.
    • You intuitively adapt how you communicate context analysis, strategy, policies & procedures to suit different audiences - both verbally & in writing.
    • You are diplomatic & able to help colleagues handle difficult situations.
    • You are able to consolidate & polish contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent. You identify & support how junior staff can improve their reporting skills.

    Your work style builds trust within your team

    • You are an experienced negotiator and are calm and articulate under pressure, & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
    • You identify training needs and work with the HR dept to develop and implement relevant trainings.
    • You are creative and enjoy taking innovative and realistic approaches to projects.

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    Nutrition Coordinator


    Key activities in your role will include:


    • Develop national Nutrition programming and co-ordinate its effective implementation nationally.
    • Develop technical reports (internal and external) and proposals reflective of government, organization and donor guidelines, ensuring timely submission to line management.
    • Support proper and adequate resource management: HR, Finance, and assets.
    • Represent the department and the organization at national, regional, or international levels and promote ACF’s technical viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work.


    Does this description fit you?


    You’re a seasoned Nutrition professional

    • You have an advanced University degree (Masters/M-Phil) preferably in Human Nutrition, medical sciences or social sciences
    • You have at least 4 years experience of nutrition programs at national coordination level and experience with capacity building of health systems in developing contexts.
    • You are able to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.

    You’re a super communicator

    • You are able to adjust your own style to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts, as well as colleagues from other cultures & professions.
    • You are fluent in English
    • You have the ability to work in a mainstreamed manner and analyze/capitalize institutionalized information.

    You’re passionate to develop Nutrition interventions

    • You have significant experience with INGOs in recovery and complex emergencies.  Previous experience with partnerships and alliances is an asset.
    • You have experience with nutrition and coverage surveys, and rapid nutrition assessments.
    • You are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.  Advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, OCHA, CIDA, EU, DFID, USAID, etc.) 

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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