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  • Posted on: 19 January, 2017 Deadline: 18 February, 2017
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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

     

    DESCRIPTION

    YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...
    ensuring proper Project Cycle Management follow up and implementation of project activities in line with the different work plans in collaboration with program managers under the technical guidance of the Technical Coordinators.
    KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Effectively manage and develop Action Against Hunger's Programming and Strategy in Jigawa State.
    • Safety/Security of Action Against Hunger's personnel and assets.
    • Overall responsibility for Action Against Hunger's Finance, Human Resources, and Logistics in Jigawa state.
    • Field representation of ACF and adherence to Mandate/Charter/Principles.

    DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

    • You’re an experienced humanitarian professional
    • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Social /Development/Humanitarian studies or any other related field..
    • You have at least 5 years INGO experience preferably, with previous experience as a Field Coordinator.
    • You are skilled in budgeting and grant management.
    • You have security management experience.
    • You have experience in logistics procedures.
    • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, DFID, OFDA, etc.)
    • You can successfully lead a diverse team of committed professionals
    • You have good anticipation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.
    • You’re comfortable coaching & developing the skills of your direct reports, adapting your leadership to professionals who may, or may not, be familiar working in humanitarian action.
    • You are highly organized,able to work under pressure & pay attention to small details.
    • You are able to analyze data and produce quality reports

    BENEFITS

    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

    • Health Insurance
    • R&R Breaks
    • Paid annual leave (vacation)
    • Training opportunities
    • Child allowance

     

    Nutrition Surveillance Specialist

     

    YOU'LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY ...
    to define, propose, plan and implement a nutrition surveillance system for Northern Nigeria in coordination with available information and partners.

    KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Identify the roles and responsibilities of various partners on nutrition surveillance system.
    • Lead the implementation and follow-up of the surveillance system.
    • Capacity build and coach the Nutrition Deputy Program Manager or Project sector Manager in charge of Nutrition in survey planning, methodology, management and reporting.
    • Internally and externally coordinate and produce quality assessment reports.

    DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

    • You’re an experienced humanitarian professional
    • You have a Master’s degree in statistics, epidemiology, nutrition by research or related field.
    • You have at least 2 years of proven experience in Managing nutrition assessments and surveys as well as humanitarian work.
    • You have ·excellent knowledge of SMART, LQAS, CSAS, SQUEAC methodologies.
    • You have experience in nutrition program management in emergency set-up including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training provision.
    • You have a strong understanding of nutrition information and surveillance system, monitoring and evaluation.
    • You can successfully lead a diverse team of committed professionals
    • You have good anticipation, planning skills, especially in changing work contexts.
    • You’re comfortable coaching & developing the skills of your direct reports, adapting your leadership to professionals who may, or may not, be familiar working in humanitarian action.
    • You are highly organized,able to work under pressure & pay attention to small details.
    • You are able to analyze data and produce quality reports.

    BENEFITS
    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

    • Health Insurance
    • R&R Breaks
    • Paid annual leave (vacation)
    • Training opportunities
    • Child allowance

    Program Manager- Emergency Multisector Project

     

    YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY . . .

    The Project Manager is in charge of the proper implementation and completion of Project(s) throughout all its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.
    KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Ensure effective, efficient, quality and timely implementation of the entire project(s).
    • Manage and develop the project team.
    • Maintain Comprehensive records and report in a timely manner
    • Assist in wider organizational development through learning and proposal development support
    • Manage external relations related to the project (s).

    DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

    • You’re a seasoned Humanitarian professional
    • You have a Master’s Degree in project management, social sciences, health/nutrition, development or other related field.
    • You have multisector project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 5 years in an INGO, preferably in a humanitarian or international development context.
    • You are familiar with ECHO, EU, OFDA and/or DfiD reporting and regulations.
    • You are experienced in providing technical support to teams and programs.
    • You have a good knowledge of the humanitarian architecture and transformative agenda and strong understanding of project cycle management.
    • You’re a super communicator
    • You can provide technical advice in clear, unambiguous language, patiently explaining to field teams the reasons behind your conclusions in order to develop their technical skills.
    • You are diplomatic and can assist colleagues to handle difficult situations.
    • You possess excellent management and representation competencies.
    • You are excellent at influencing and negotiation.
    • You have experience in managing medium to large-sized teams.
    • You’re passionate to develop strategies which have impact
    • You remain aware of changing humanitarian needs in Nigeria & how these may impact Action Against Hunger's programs.
    • You can develop and adapt strategic plans & proposals to ensure the mission’s objectives are achieved.
    • You are able to consolidate contributions from a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent.
    • You are willing to work in insecure context.
    • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.

    BENEFITS
    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

    • Health Insurance
    • R&R Breaks
    • Paid annual leave (vacation)
    • Training opportunities
    • Child allowance

    Head Of Department Food Security & Livelihoods

     

    YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY . . .

    providing technical support to teams in ensuring that Action Against Hunger’s strategic direction and focus on Food Security and Livelihoods, quality benchmarks and technical standards are incorporated in programs and projects.
    KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Ensure ongoing analysis of the overall humanitarian context and define Action Against Hunger's technical positioning.
    • Coordinate Food Security & Livelihoods program implementation according to Action Against Hunger's strategy and technical protocols and effectively manage teams.
    • Ensure overall Food Security & Livelihoods program quality and accountability.
    • Represent Action Against Hunger externally in the Nigeria humanitarian community.

    DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

    • You’re an experienced humanitarian professional
    • You have a minimum of a Masters of Arts or Science/Bac+5/6 (or higher) in International Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Rural Development, Geography, Food and Nutrition Policy, Economics or related; or in Livestock, Veterinary, Agronomy or Agricultural studies. Similar Bachelor’s degrees profiles to be considered with two additional years of work experience
    • You have a minimum of 4 years work experience in humanitarian or development contexts, with at least 2 year of Food Security & Livelihoods project management or coordination including team management.
    • You have experience in Experience in humanitarian settings delivering agriculture, livestock, cash and other livelihoods based programming, required in complex emergency and conflict/post conflict settings.
    • You have experience working outside East Africa Region.
    • You have experience working with migratory and/or agro‐pastoral populations.
    • You have experience working with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, CDC, etc.).
    • You are willing to travel in the field and live in uncomfortable conditions when necessary.
    • You are very efficient leading processes
    • You have experience designing and delivering training for national teams with low capacity.
    • You have good management and coordination skills and ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
    • You are experienced in donor communications.
    • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
    • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.
    • Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team
    • You possess good coordination, diplomatic and negotiation skills.

    BENEFITS
    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

    • Health Insurance
    • R&R Breaks
    • Paid annual leave (vacation)
    • Training opportunities
    • Child allowance

    Warehouse Manager

     

    YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY . . .

    Supporting the logistics team at the base and working in collaboration with and support to Program, Base Logistics and Capital Logistics teams.
    KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

    • Warehouse Management.
    • Supplies Management.
    • Capacity Building & Human resources.
    • Reporting and Analysis.

    DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?

    • You’re a seasoned Huimanitarian professional
    • You have a Bachelor's degree in business administration degree, logistics management or any related field of studies.
    • You have at least 2 years of international professional experience in a similar role and for a comparative size mission.
    • You have attained certification in Humanitarian Logistics.
    • You have practical experience in logistics management and coordination within the field of supply chain management (clearance, transport, warehousing), and distribution support.
    • You have a proven record of experience in management of medical supplies.
    • You have experience in staff management, project management, and security management.
    • You’re a super communicator
    • You have extensive experience communicating with staff from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds.
    • You are extremely capable sharing your technical knowledge, as well as the organization's policies and procedures – both verbally and in writing.
    • You are diplomatic and able to help colleagues handle difficult situations.
    • Your reports are timely and well-written and your written communication style is structured, accurate and comprehensive.
    • You’re work style builds trust within your team
    • You are highly organized and pay attention to small details.
    • You are calm under pressure, and able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
    • You identify training needs and work with the HR dept to develop and implement relevant trainings.
    • You have previous experience in living and working in insecure and volatile contexts and in managing security in such context.
    • You have the ability to work in multi-donor short term contract situations.

    BENEFITS
    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

    • Health Insurance
    • R&R Breaks
    • Paid annual leave (vacation)
    • Training opportunities
    • Child allowance

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