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  • Posted on: 23 March, 2016 Deadline: 27 March, 2016
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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.

    Payment Assistant

     

    Position Overview:

    The Payment Assistant’s role will be largely limited to the management of Payment issues at the LGA level on project payment mechanism for greater project reporting and impact. 

    Specific Objectives: 

    Coordinate and follow-up on monthly beneficiary payments. Management of beneficiary database at LGA level. Represent ACF externally in relevant local forums and technical working groups where necessary.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree/HND in Information Management, Business Administrations & Sociology/Social Studies or Other relevant qualifications

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
    • Minimum two years’ experience  working with donor funded programming
    • Knowledge and experience in using database specific software (e.g. Microsoft Access)
    • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
    • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for LGA team.
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
    • Proven ability to manage large, multi-region data collection and analysis systems
    • Prior experience in overseeing contractual compliance
    • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving involving multiple stakeholders
    • Highly numerically articulate with a track record of data manipulation and use of spreadsheets and reporting systems.
    • Proven ability to motivate and develop others
    • Highly diplomatic and emotionally intelligent with strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong communication, and interpersonal skills in English , Hausa and any local languages

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Fluent in Hausa
    • Previous experience in payment management
    • IT troubleshooting capabilities
    • Previous experience with NGOs or INGOs

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    Nutrition Assistants

     

    Position Overview:

    The Nutrition Assistant will primarily be responsible for delivery and follow-up of training of key stakeholder on nutrition in link with the response in North-Eastern Nigeria. This position will be responsible for implementing the nutrition behavior change activities.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Undertake nutrition interventions at LGA level under the direction of the Nutrition  Supervisor. Collect information and data on nutrition at LGA level through screenings, surveys, and assessments. 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:

    Diploma in a nutrition or community based programming or related field.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
    • 1 year relevant work experience
    • Experience in the Nutrition  and social approach – IYCF a plus
    • 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, Kanuri and English
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
    • Good team spirit

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Previous experience with nutrition and health  programming
    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
    • Previous experience with ACF
    • Previous humanitarian programming experience

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    Community Mobilization Assistant

     

    Position Overview:

    Provides support in the implementation, organisation, follow-up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the ACF  program in close collaboration with the Nutrition and Health Officer and ACF LGA Supervisors. The Community Mobilization Assistant implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutrition awareness through CMAM, IYCF and WASH activities.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Undertake Community Mobilization Activities in collaboration with the Health Facility staff. Support the health facilities with Nutrition Awareness  trainings. To participate actively in IYCF,WASH and other nutrition related activities in the community

    Qualifications:

    • Diploma in Health/Nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization preferred; combination of work experience and sufficiently related areas of study may be accepted in lieu

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills
    • Fluent in English and Hausa; other regional languages an asset; solid literacy skills in English
    • Interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
    • Precision and exactitude
    • Basic computer literacy
    • Good capacity to work in a team
    • Knowledge of admission criteria and Nigeria CMAM protocol

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community
    • Previous NGO experience in a similar setting
    • Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
    • Knowledge of arithmetic to make anthropometric measurements and statistics

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    Cash Officer

     

    Position Overview:

    Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in in North-Eastern Nigeria. ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully. Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities. Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices. Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups. Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Accountancy and food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • 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 Cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
    • Three years relevant work experience
    • Capacity to supervise a team
    • 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, Kanuri and Englis
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • 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)
    • Analytical capacity
    • Good relational qualities
    • Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems
    • Good knowledge of implementing projects
    • Capacity to write high quality reports

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

     

    Position Overview:

    The M&E Officer will be primarily responsible for leading data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by ACF in Northern Nigeria. Under the direction of the M&E Deputy Program Manager and in collaboration with the Project Manager, the M&E Officer will develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring that program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized.  He/she will also track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to his/her manager.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Support the operationalization of M&E systems on ACF projects to ensure compliance with donor and ACF M&E standards. Ensure proper and timely implementation of ACF M&E tools, activities, and reporting. Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant forums and working groups at State level.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Economics, international development, statistics, public health, demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects
    • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
    • Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
    • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years M&E related work experience
    • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
    • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
    • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
    • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
    • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Previous experience with ACF
    • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
    • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
    • Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
    • Experience in statistical analysis
    • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies

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    Complaint Response Mechanism Officer

     

    Position Overview:

    CRM Officer is responsible for ensuring mechanisms are in place in all Action Against Hunger programmes to strengthen the quality and accountability of emergency response. He/she will be responsible for upholding the organisation commitments towards Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) standards especially in regards to information sharing, beneficiaries’ participation, complaints and response mechanism. CRM Officer will be the primary support person, will build capacity, monitor AAH performance against 2010 HAP standard, and, crucially, will, in the first instance be the first point of contact for beneficiary complaints. 

    Specific Objectives: 

    Establishment and management of the Feedback Mechanism for all ACF humanitarian projects . Management of the hotline system. Reporting and Referrals. Represent ACF externally in relevant forums and working groups at State level.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in management, social research, development studies or a related field
    • At least with 2 years relevant experience in developing and maintaining accountability and learning activities.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
    • Fluency in English and local languages especially Hausa and Kanuri (both written and spoken skills)

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards
    • Experience of carrying out design and implementation of accountability and complaints reporting mechanisms in Nigeria.
    • Experience of developing and/or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for cash transfer programme
    • Ethical, focused on treating complainants/ community fairly  and culturally sensitive
    • Excellent computer skills especially developing databases
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in local languages (Hausa and Kanuri)
    • Sound analytical and conceptual skills
    • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Previous experience in handling feedback mechanism
    • Previous experience of working with NGOs
    • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

     

    Position Overview:

    The M&E Assistant will be responsible for data gathering, collation and reporting activities of the Humanitarian multi-sectoral Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) program at community (LGA) level. The incumbent will assist in tracking progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the M&E Technical Advisor.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data at LGA level through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, and regular market monitoring under supervision of the M&E Officer and M&E Deputy Program Manager. Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities for direct reporting to the M&E DPM and M&E Officer. Work with program teams to ensure that information relating to ACF and program activities is shared widely within LGAs and provide for beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks. Provide support to the programs at LGA level and within the communities specific to the M&E responsibilities outlined by the M&E Officer and M&E Deputy Program Manager.

    Qualifications:

    Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Business, Administration, statistics, demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • 1 year M&E related work experience

    • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing (Mobile Data Collection a strong advantage)

    • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles

    • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships and team spirit, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive

    • 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 Skills and Experience:

    • Previous  M&E experience

    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy

    • Previous experience with ACF

    • Previous humanitarian programming experience 

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    Cash Assistant

     

     

    Position Overview:

     

    The Cash LGA Assistant will be responsible for the management and implementation of the Cash and Voucher funded project to Improving Food Access and Nutrition for Vulnerable Displaced and Host Populations Programme in North-Eastern Nigeria at the community (LGA) level directly under the supervision of the Cash Officer.

    Specific Objectives: 

    Undertake Cash and Voucher interventions at LGA level under the direction of the Cash LGA 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:

    Diploma in an Accounting related field e.g Accounting, Business management Development Studies etc.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive

    • 1 year relevant work experience

    • Experience in the Banking, Cash Management and social approach

    • 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

    • Good team spirit

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Previous experience with FSL, Cash  programming

    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy

    • Previous experience with ACF

    • Previous humanitarian programming experience

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their application by email to recruitment.ng@acf-international.org, or in person to the following addresses:

    • House No. 3 (Opposite Galadima Gate), 6th Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja FCT
    • 079, Unguwar Kasarau Yamma Dutse, Jigawa State  
    • No. 195/196, Don Etebet Housing Estate, Damaturu, Yobe State
    • 96 West North, Damboa Road GRA, Behind Indimi House, Damboa Road, Maiduguri, Borno State

    To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.  Applications received without these specifications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or follow-ups will be entertained.

    Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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