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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 20, 2019
  • 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.
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    Warehouse Officer

    : Damaturu, Yobe
    Start date: As soon as possible
    Direct Line Manager: Logistics  Manager
    Job Type: Full Time
    Department: Logistics
    Level: Mid Level

    Objective 1

    • Warehouse Management

    Tasks & responsibilities:

    • Identify the items entering and leaving and check the quality, quantity and documentation;
    • Report any problems with quality, quantity or documentation immediately;
    • Update the SFU on a daily basis, submit weekly to all concern department;
    • Ensure that the stocks forms bin cards, stock cards etc. are kept up to date;
    • Restrict entry into storage facilities and keep keys for the storage facilities.

    Objective 2

    • Implement guidelines and rules and regulations management guidelines and standards

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that AAH Kitlogv3 storage procedures are respected;
    • Ensure internal guidelines, rules and regulations are known by his team and respected;
    • Ensure that storage standards are known by his team and respected. For instance, make sure that all requirement for food storage are fulfilled.

    Objective 3

    • Monitor Stock Utilization

    Tasks & responsibilities:

    • Observe the minimum stock balances to anticipate any shortage in rolling stock and report it to the Logistics Manager;
    • Review monthly the minimum stock balance according to consumption;
    • Pay particular attention to use-by dates of food and medicine (if any), ensuring proper stock rotation;
    • Advise Logistics Officer  Assistant and /or concern programme department whenever expiry dates are approaching (within 2 months);
    • Carry out monthly physical inventory of all items in stock and submit SFU to the Logistics Manager
    • Identify stock that is not being utilized and report to Logistics Manager;
    • Ensure that programmes stock is released from the warehouse before the end date of the grant it was purchased on.

    Objective 4

    • Supervise the storage conditions including pharmacy warehouse (if needed)

    Tasks & responsibilities:

    • Check weekly that the store is clean, organized and is regularly ventilated
    • Check the quality of the food items and drugs to be stocked (if needed).
    • Make sure that the stock is arranged in such a way that it’s easy to count and aisles are accessible Check daily and record the temperature and humidity of the store. More especially, make sure the approved layout is implemented when available
    • Supervise the management of infected products. For instance, make sure that there are separated and documented.
    • Separate foodstuffs from other stock and pay special attention to dangerous goods
    • Ensure storage facilities are free from rats, rodents and any other pests which may damage stock and periodically plan for fumigation of storage facilities
    • Plan for disposal of expired/ infected products in collaboration with the Supply Chain Manager and the owner of the stock

    Objective 5

    • Manage shipments and Cargo

    Tasks & responsibilities:

    • Receive and issue out the various dispatch documents ie SROs, DN Waybills as per kitlog procedures;
    • Ensure the owner personally conduct a physical review any stock they have requested and sign the necessary documentation;
    • Directly supervise the process of loading and unloading, including casual worker request, attendance sheets and ensuring timely payment is made.

    Objective 6

    • Team management and communication

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Supervise warehouse assistants day to day work;
    • Provide support whenever needed in sub bases;
    • Handle the comprehensive work of any of his team member whenever there is a gap (leave, vacancy);
    • Keep a good information flow with the procurement team (in the base and Abuja) to either update on the deliveries or anticipate on the upcoming deliveries;
    • Report to Supply Chain manager any challenge.

    Internal & External Relationship

    • Coordinate and maintain relationship with other departments and program teams;
    • Close relation with procurement team.


    • Interact with suppliers, and casual service providers.

    Position Requirements

    • Graduate in Management or any other related stream with professional experience in stock management.
    • At least 1 year proven experience in stock and warehouse management
    • Sound knowledge of general storage procedures
    • Knowledge of computer packages excel and word
    • Highly organized
    • Good communication skills in both written and oral English and excellent in Hausa or Kanuri language

    Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: NGN211, 441 per month

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    WASH Technical Officer

    Location: Damaturu, Yobe
    Start date: August 2019
    Direct Line Manager: WASH Sector Manager
    Job Type: Full Time
    Department: Programmes- WASH
    Level: Mid Level


    • The WASH Technical Officer will be working under the supervision of the WASH Sector Manager.
    • He/she will assist the WASH Sector Manager in data collection and supervision of construction and rehabilitation of Water and Sanitation related activities (water points, latrines, incinerators, and others)

    Objective 1

    • Overall supervision of water and sanitation construction activities including preparing technical design and bills of quantities.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Fully participate in and/ or facilitate technical assessments.
    • To visit sites and ensure quality assurance of construction being delivered and adherence to design specifications
    • To coordinate technical workshops in the targeted Wards with surrounding/close by communities (practical organisation and liaison with the key persons).
    • To make sure that the technical activities are up to the AAH standards (WASH package).
    • To visit regularly the field activities.
    • Assist the WASH Sector Manager in the selection, design and construction of water systems, using groundwater or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
    • Provide technical assistance to the WASH Sector Manager to assess sanitation needs, and design and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system, in consultation with male and female beneficiaries, which includes excreta disposal, refuse disposal, vector control and drainage.
    • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms, and that facilities are sustainable.
    • Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site to bring clarity to contractors' roles and responsibilities in each stage of the execution of construction activities
    • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking the broader perspective of public health.
    • Ensure that work meets with SPHERE minimum standards.
    • Assist and participate in community mobilization
    • Ensure that all technical work reflects the needs and preferences of different target groups.

    Objective 2

    • Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Liaise closely with the WASH PHP team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities. Hygiene promotion is a vital element in such infrastructure activities, especially in cholera responses
    • Ensure that effective communication and networking is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration
    • Team with local government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.
    • Build a database of technical support projects and share with relevant stakeholders.

    Objective 3

    • Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Liaise closely with the WASH PHP team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities. Hygiene promotion is a vital element in such infrastructure activities, especially in cholera responses.
    • Ensure that effective communication and networking is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration
    • Team with local government and sectoral stakeholders/ counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status
    • Build a database of technical support projects and share relevant stakeholders

    Objective 4

    • To communicate & report WASH Technical Activities.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • To participate in base meetings.
    • Coordinate with other disciplinary teams or the on-site construction supervision personnel on technical matters.
    • To compile feasibility and other technical reports for information and guidance in AAH
    • To submit technical report and consumption report to the WASH Sector manager (upon request)
    • Liaise with other team members to develop training
    • Liaise with other team members to develop trainings, monitoring and evaluation reports.
    • Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports
    • Provide full support to WASH sector manager in maintaining regular contact with local stakeholders including Government Ministries/Department/Agencies

    Additional Responsibilities

    • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and is responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
    • The employee should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
    • The employee is expected to conduct all duties in a professional manner following Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter.

    Internal & External Relationship

    • WASH Sector Manager: technical hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, collaboration and coordination
    • WASH PHP?NFI Officer: collaborate with the WASH Technical Officer to ensure the exchange of information, collaboration and coordination


    • Local, governmental and non-governmental partners: exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on the choice of technical options.
    • Local representatives of international aid organisations: exchange of information


    • Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering and other related fields; and other related fields with 2 years' experience

    Skills & Experience

    • Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
    • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
    • Two years of relevant work experience
    • Microsoft Office software skills (Outlook. Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, were services are limited.
    • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English
    • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy.


    • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector.
    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
    • Previous experience with AAH
    • Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA).

    Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: NGN236,585 per month

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    Security and Access Coordinator

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Duration: 6 months
    Start Date: ASAP

    General Description of the Position

    • Under the supervision of the Country Director (CD), you will analyze security trends, advise, update and implement ACF’s Security Management Plan
    • You will also streamline humanitarian access approaches in line with humanitarian principles, humanitarian needs and ACF’s strategy in country.

    Main Responsibilities
    Safety and Security Management Planning:

    • Provide technical support to the CD on all policies, procedures, guidelines and planning for staff safety, operational security and program continuity;
    • Evaluate, review and support the updating of the Security Risk Analysis and associated security management plans for the mission;
    • Collaborate with the CD and the Area/Field Coordinators to develop, consolidate and implement operating procedures and contingency plans.

    Humanitarian Access Management:

    • Develop ongoing relationships with local authorities and other stakeholders within Nigeria;
    • Ensure that the mission's work, in the areas of operations, is known and accepted to ensure staff can safely deliver programs and continue their humanitarian activities;
    • Provide technical input and advice in assessments to consider new geographic areas.

    Monitoring, Analysis and Supervision:

    • Identify, establish and manage context appropriate approach to assure that all facilities are safe;
    • Compile and submit monthly security reporting that track incidents and trends within ACF’s area of operation;
    • Work closely with ACF teams in the Field Offices to ensure all incidents and accidents are followed up with an official written report.

    Security & Access Training and Orientation:

    • Provide a development plan focus on capacity building method's for the Safety and Security team;
    • Provide regular trainings for all staff on security preparedness, prevention and response;
    • In collaboration with HR, review and update ACF Nigeria Security Information package for new hires and visitors.


    • Promote a strong team spirit, provide oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions;
    • Lead with commitment, integrity, accountability and ensure adherence.

    Do you fit the Requested Profile?

    • You have at least 3 years’ experience in security and access coordination in hostile/insecure environment (which is mandatory) in humanitarian environment
    • You must have an expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work globally
    • You have the ability to adapt to needs between operations and security while maintaining appropriate contextual NGO security advice and coordination
    • You have experience working in a multi-cultural environment with comprehensive knowledge of the context and challenges   of operating in Nigeria. You are known for your diplomatic and sensitive to cross cultural issues, your capacity to work under pressure and your creativity.  You are an excellent communicator and have specifics negotiation skills
    • You have experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, compilation of security reports and assessments. In addition, you are known for you capacity to train and coach staff on security issues
    • You have good understanding of ACF's mandate and you will be willing to commit to ACF's aims and principles, as well as commit to ACF's code of conduct
    • Previous experience in the region will be a plus
    • To be fluent in English (written and spoken) is mandatory.

    Specific Conditions / Salary

    • Contract: 6 months fixed term contract under French legislation.

    Salary and Profits:

    • Monthly gross salary from 1,805 € to 2,305 € (upon experience)
    • Per diem and living allowance monthly: 539 € net  - paid in cash in the field
    • + 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance
    • + 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.

    Transportation and Accommodation:

    • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
    • Individual room in guesthouse covered

    Medical Coverage:

    • 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

    Leaves and RnR:

    • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
    • + 20 RnR per year. 
    • + 215 € at each RnR period (every 12 weeks).
    • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference.


    • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Cross knowledge.

    Method of Application

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