• Stabilization Care (SC) Officer at Action Against Hunger (ACF)

  • Posted on: 9 July, 2014 Deadline: 23 July, 2014
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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.

    Action Against Hunger | ACF-International is recruiting competent individuals into the following position:

    Stabilization Care (SC) Officer


    Stabilization Care (SC) Officer, Dutse, Jigawa State with frequent field visits
    The SC Officer will support effective implementation of Stabilization Care elements of ACF’s CMAM program objectives in Jigawa State, primarily through building capacity and supportive supervision of SMoH counterparts and acting as liaison between ACF’s Nutrition Program leaders and SCs.
    Summary of Key Objectives:

    •     To assess, train, supervise and monitor the inpatient component of CMAM in collaboration with Hospital and SMoH authorities as well as oversee quality of consultations for outpatient care
    •     To strengthen links and coordination between departments and authorities (partners, LGAs, SMOH and Hospital)
    •     To Support State Technical Advisor in reporting
    •     To assist with logistics and other program relevant activities

    Qualifications & Essential Skills:
    ·         Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing and /or Medical Doctor with Primary health care
    ·         Major or Nursing degree with solid inpatient nutrition experience. Minimum of 4 years experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential and one year experience in CMAM approach.

    •     Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    •     Strong coaching/mentoring skills, able to train and build capacity in others
    •     Experience in reporting; written English skills essential
    •     Solid general management, teamwork spirit, community participation approach
    •     Fluency in English and Hausa
    •     Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information
    •     High level of self-discipline, time management, organization, self-motivated and able to work with little day to day supervisions but meet deadlines and program objectives
    •     Transparency and adherence to medical codes of conduct and patient, confidentiality and child protection
    •     Commitment to ACF values and principles


    •     Proficient in Local Languages of Fulani and Kanuri
    •     Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well integrated into local community
    •     Trained in adult education/learning and effective training techniques

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV together with their Cover Letter as an email attachment to the following email address to: recruitment.ng@acf-international.org Applicants should indicate in the subject title of their forwarding mail, the title of the position they are applying for.

    Note: Please do not attach your certificates to the application email. Any application received after Wednesday 23rd July will not be considered.

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