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.
To supervise the technical work of the program teams in the field (nutritional treatment, capacity building) and provide adequate formal constructive feedback. This technical work includes support field teams in starting up a CMAM system integrated to routing services of PHCs.
Ensures technical support for the teams for the implementation of capacity building for all programs.
Analyzes the program activities and results before the internationally validated indicators (Sphere standards and ACF standards) and proposes improvements and modifications if need be, in collaboration with the HQ Nutrition Advisors.
Supervises the evolution of the programs and re-orients programs if needed, in discussion with the Country Director (CD) and the HQ Nutrition Advisor, according to the project.
Is available for solving any problem arising on the field.
When security allows ensures frequent visits to the field, with visits to the program activities at community level for each field visit, and provides formal visit feedback via Field Visit Reports. Organizes the evaluation f exploration missions,
Qualifications & Skills:
Nurse, doctor, nutritionist or public health background, Previous humanitarian experience with focus on nutrition programs both at national coordination level (at least 1 year experience) and in program implementation (at least 2 years experience), Experience with capacity building of health systems in developing contexts.
Significant experience with INGOs in recovery and complex emergencies. Previous experience with partnerships and alliances is an asset.
Fluent English. Hausa (would be a great asset) Good managerial and training skills.
Good representation skills. Previous humanitarian experience needed.
The listed vacancies do NOT entail any relocation compensation and priority will be given to locally-based candidates for all areas.
Applications, including CV and Letter of Motivation, should be sent as follows;
By email to:
Or dropped off to:
NO 1, Jerry Gana Close
Utako, Abuja FCT
Closing date: Applications must be received no later than COB Friday, 30th May, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.