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  • Posted on: 3 October, 2016 Deadline: 7 October, 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.

    Complaints Response Mechanism Assistant

     

    Duty Station:     Monguno, Borno State

    Position Overview:
    CRM Assistant is responsible for ensuring mechanisms are in place in all Action Against Hunger programmes to strengthen the quality and accountability of emergency response under direct management of the CRM Officer and M&E DPM. 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 Assistant will be the primary support person to the CRM Officer, 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

     

    Duty Station:     Monguno, Borno State

    Position Overview:
    The M&E Assistant will be directly under the supervision of the M&E Officer. He/ She 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 Officer. The M&E Assistant provides support to the M&E Officer and M&E DPM in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the program by managing data and facilitating program implementation monitoring at LGA level, under the guidance and direct supervision of the M&E Officer and DPM.

    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:
     Minimum of a 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, Kanuri 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
    • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

     

    Duty Station:     Monguno, Borno State

    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:

    • A 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 platfo

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    Data Assistant

     

    Duty Station:     Dutse, Jigawa State
    Specific Objectives: 

    Collection and Organization of Data.
    Implementation of Information Management and Reporting Tools at the LGAs level.
    Represent ACF externally in relevant local forums and technical working groups where necessary.

    Qualifications:
     Minimum of OND in Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics 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.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programming (Access,  Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word).
    • 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 LGA team.
    • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Fluent in Hausa
    • Previous experience in M&E
    • IT troubleshooting capabilities
    • Previous experience with NGOs or INGOs

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    Infant And Young Child Feeding Technical Advisor

     

    Duty Station:     Dutse, Jigawa State

    Position Overview:
    Support implementation of ACF’s WINNN Jigawa State IYCF activities by providing training, guidance, and monitoring support to STAs, LTAs and Government counterparts, including internal follow up and accountability to ACF’s IYCF program objectives.

    Specific Objectives: 
    Provide technical support and capacity building in IYCF program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
    Support and coordinate micronutrient supplementation and maternal, newborn and child health weeks.
    Coordination and monitoring of program implementation.

    Qualifications:
     Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition ; graduate degree in a related field a plus.

    Essential Skills and Experience: 

    • Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally both C-IYCF and IFC, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation.
    • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
    • Demonstrable ability at report writing and excellent communication skills.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their careers.
    • 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 local languages; Hausa required.
    • Ability to work as part of a team, Facilitation and interpersonal skills.
    • Flexibility, adaptability, and patience.
    • Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to assess problems and recommend solutions.
    • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:
     Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM programme in an emergency context
    Experience with working with partners, including the government
    Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit their application by email to recruitment.ng@acf-international.org
    To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line, or on the application envelope. Also note that applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

    Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered

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