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  • Posted on: 12 December, 2012 Deadline: 2 January, 2013
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  • Action Against Hunger (ACF) USA is part of the ACF-International Network which 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.

    ALL ACF POSTS require candidates who demonstrate a high level of flexibility, enthusiasm, and strong commitment to humanitarian values Including neutrality, transparency, non-discrimination/equal opportunity and access, child protection, professionalism, health and safety.

    ACF Nigeria is looking for suitable candidates for the following:

    LGA Officer, Nutrition

     

    Location: Yobe State based Posts

    Purpose:
        Provides support for capacity building activities as integrated with SMoH & LGA for the hospital staff and for the Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) centres for implementing, organising, managing and reporting of Stabilization Center (SC) and OTP activities.
        Ensures training and adherence to National CMAM protocols under the State MoH/LGA staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries.
        All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.
        Responsible for community mobilization activities and strategies.

    Qualifications & Skills:
    Diploma in Health Sciences with a Major in Nutrition, with 2+ years experience in nutrition programming; computer literate; solid strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills; fluent in English) and Hausa; able to work with diverse stakeholders and with partner organizations and staff effectively.

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    Assistant Stabilization Centre (SC)

     

    Location: Yobe State based Posts

    Purpose:
    Supports the Senior Officer in implementation of training and capacity building to SMOH/LGA from District to community level, with a specific focus on inpatient care component ( —SC) Ensures training and adherence by national Severe Acute Malnutrition treatment guidelines under the State MoH/LGA staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries.
    All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.

    Qualifications & Skills:
        Nursing degree with solid inpatient nutrition experience.
        2+ years experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential and one year experience in CMAM approach;
        Strong communication and intra/interpersonal skills essential;
        Strong coaching/mentoring skills;
        Experience in reporting;
        Written English skills essential; Good management, teamwork spirit, community participation and capacity building /integration skills required.
        Fluency in English and Hausa; knowledge of Kanouri a plus.

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    Senior Stabilization Centre (SC) Officer

     

    Purpose:

        Provides support for capacity building activities in Yobe State, with specific aspects of medical complications in children with severe acute malnutrition.
        Responsible for supervising and coaching all Stabilization Centre activities on daily bases.
        Training and capacity building to SMOH/LGA from District to community level, with a specific focus on inpatient care component;
        Ensures training and adherence by State MoH/LGA staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries. All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.

    Qualifications & Skills:

        Medical Doctor and/or Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition, Public Health, or related discipline with good medical and nutrition background;
        Medical Officer or Nurse with solid inpatient nutrition experience will be considered.
        3+ yrs experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential and one year experience in National CMAM guidelines and integration with the health system;
        Strong communication and interpersonal skills essential;
        Strong capacity in planning and facilitating trainings under Adult Learning Cycle techniques;
        Strong coaching/mentoring skills;
        Experience in monitoring & evaluation as well as reporting;
        Written English skills essential;
        Good management, teamwork spirit, community participation and capacity building /integration skills required.
        Fluency in English and Hausa;
        knowledge of Kanouri a plus.

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    WASH Technical Officer

     

    Location: Yobe State

    Purpose:
        To supervise and participate in the technical aspects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities including providing project designs and bills of quantity and supervising construction activities done by contractors or ACF teams.
        To participate in market surveys to support quotations by contractors or ACF teams and to visit sites and ensure quality of construction being delivered and adherence to design specifications.
        Additionally, to coordinate the technical workshops and ensure that the technical activities are up to the ACF standards WASH package.

    Qualifications & Skills:
        High National Diploma and professional experience in building projects;
        strong WASH technical knowledge;
        Capacity to plan activities and supervise a team;
        drafting ability.

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    Assistant Base Administrator

     

    Location: Yobe State

    Purpose:
    Assist Senior Base Administrator in managing the accountancy and HR activities of the ACF base in Damaturu. Monitor and verify compliance with ACF administrative and logistics procedures, ensure proper archiving and filing at base level for all administrative documents. Assist in recruitment and HR procedures and tracking.

    Qualifications & Skills:
    Graduated in business or a relevant technical field, with 2+ years professional experience in administration or finance, preferably in an NGO setting; exceptional organizational and time management skills; attention to detail, able to manage multiple activities, resources and information strategically and thoroughly; computer literacy, solid written and verbal communication skills; team player; diplomatic; resourceful and independent/self-motivated.

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    Community Mobilization Officer

     

    Location: Yobe State

    Purpose:
    Provides support in the implementation, organisation, follow- up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the CMAM program in close collaboration with the SMOH/LGA and ACF Nutrition Officers. The Community Officer implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutritional activities.

    Qualifications & Skills:
        Diploma in Health or Nutrition related Sciences with a major in Community Mobilization;
        Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills;
        Fluent in English and Hausa;
        Able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively.

    Method of Application

    Applications, including CV and Letter of Motivation, should be sent by email only to recruitment.ng@acf-international.org.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Testing and Interviewing of shortlisted candidates are anticipated to be conducted in early to mid January 2013.

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