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  • Posted on: 14 January, 2020 Deadline: 23 January, 2020
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  • Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

    FSL Agroforestry Assistant

     

    Location: Damaturu, Yobe State
    Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
    Direct Line Manager: FSL Agroforestry Officer

    Objective 1

    • Undertake Agricultural assistance interventions at the LGA level under the direction of the Agriculture Officer

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Facilitate community mobilization, meetings, and training during community-led agriculture activities;
    • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness, and transparency during the implementation of activities.
    • Work closely with community structures to follow up on the implementation of agriculture planned activities with support from the agriculture officer.
    • Support in the implementation of agricultural capacity building training for the target beneficiaries at the LGA level.
    • Directly implement in the field the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the agriculture officer.
    • Implement a detailed work plan for the agriculture team at LGA level activities in collaboration with agriculture officer.

    Objective 2

    • Collect information and data on food security at LGA level through surveys, assessments, market price monitoring and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Collect information to ensure that the surveillance of the agriculture situation in the area of implementation of the program is achieving the expected result when required.
    • Collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the Agriculture Officer.
    • Support the M&E team in the analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
    • Participate in the registration beneficiaries and distribution of beneficiary ID card
    • Support the preparation of documentation required for the implementation of field activities

    Objective 3

    • Mobilization and awareness-raising about the organization, program objectives, and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the Organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level)

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the development of project community mobilization strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the Economic and Livelihoods Restoration.
    • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about agricultural activities and strengthening livelihood restoration activities with support from SEMA, Extension workers, Community Volunteers, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders in feasible livelihood restoration activities at LGA level.
    • Support in the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable population is verified before agricultural assistance is made.
    • Support the Agriculture Officer in ensuring that targeting of beneficiaries to receive agricultural assistance is carried out in a transparent way and with the active participation of women and minority members of communities.
    • Facilitate the good working relationship between government extension workers and target beneficiaries.
    • Support the Agriculture Officer to ensure that beneficiaries’ access to the provider guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field

    Objective 4

    • Reporting

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Produce project activity reports from the area of operation as per reporting schedule or when needed (Bi-weekly and monthly updates, success stories, case studies, etc.)
    • Report any change in context to allow for timely changes in program activity.

    Internal & External Relationship
    Internal:

    • Agriculture Officer: hierarchical relationship
    • FSL DPM: Technical oversight, technical support, coaching
    • FSL Program Manager: exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
    • Other Programme Assistants and Officers: Nut/FSL/WASH/M&E: exchange of information on programs, coordination and monitoring and evaluation (integrated approach

    External:

    • Local authorities: communication, exchange of information in collaboration with the FSL PM and DPM

    Position Requirements
    Qualifications:

    • Diploma in FSL related studies e.g. Agro-Economy, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Disaster Risk Management, etc.
    • Minimum of one-year work experience in humanitarian contexts within conflict/insecure contexts.

    Skills and Experience
    Essential:

    • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
    • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
    • One year relevant work experience
    • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
    • Fluency in Hausa, English
    • Commitment to AAH missions, values, and policy
    • Good team spirit.

    Preferred:

    • Previous experience with FSL interventions (i.e. IGA, agriculture/livelihoods)
    • Previous experience with ACF
    • Previous humanitarian programming experience
    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local.

    Minimum Basic Salary

    • NGN156,995 per month.

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    Logistics Assistant

     

    Location: Damaturu, Yobe
    Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
    Direct Line Manager: Logistics Officer

    Objective 1

    • Facility Management

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Base logistician to ensure the building meets Heath and safety requirements
    • Ensure facilities (office & residence) comply with legislation and that they are clean and free from environmental hazard;
    • Conduct daily/weekly facility assessment and submit a report to base Logistician.
    • Ensure residence areas, including tables, surfaces, bathrooms, floors, offices, guest rooms, and compound are clean at all times.
    • Ensures the water pump and level is monitored and notify Base Logistician when low on water for the residence and office;
    • Ensure that toiletries are available in all bathrooms in the office and residence;
    • Ensure premises and facilities are in good order and manage the replacement of damaged items bulbs, switches, plugs, furniture, taps, etc.;
    • Supervise the repair and maintenance of structures needed for the functioning of the office and residence facilities.

    Objective 2

    • Manage Hibernation kits and Support

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Conduct monthly inventory of hibernation kits, and submit the report to Logistic officer.
    • Work with the security manager to ensure all hibernation kits meet the standard.
    • Communicate ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’s expectations to the guards and follow up their work with the support of the security manager
    • Follow up and ensure that tea and other relevant supplies for staffs are in place;
    • Prepare procurement request for guesthouse and office supplies, and follow up with procurement unit on the status and update base Logistician.

    Objective 3

    • Reporting and General Logistics Support

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Update the inventory of office and Guesthouse materials and equipment and submitting the report weekly/monthly to Base Logistician.
    • Support the Storekeeper in updating the SFU and preparing stock reports
    • Meeting deadlines for all planned activities and submission of reports.
    • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise at the office and Guesthouse.
    • Support the Logistic Officer in preparing all the logistic Reports as per the kitlog 3.6v
    • Assist in monitoring the application of logistic procedures on the base
    • Participation in defining and improving logistical procedures
    • Assist in the preparation of external audit
    • Provide technical support to the team as necessary

    Objective 4

    • Security Management - Action Against Hunger

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Manage and supervise the guards
    • Ensure that all guards, internal and contracted, report to their duty station punctually and remain there until relieved by other guards; and that the office and other AAH houses are not left unattended at any time.
    • Ensure that all houses / offices have proper locks and limited access to keys
    • Ensure the guards maintain a logbook of each visitor, personnel and vehicle movements.
    • Receive daily reports from guards talking note of any irregular occurrences in these locations and report to the Base Logistician.

    Internal & External Relationship
    Internal:

    • Directly reporting to Logistics Officer
    • Liaise with all staff  for individual requests
    • Liaise with all Logistics staff, and Cleaners

    External:

    • Suppliers and government stakeholders

    Position Requirements
    Qualifications:

    • Diploma in Business Administration / Logistic and Supply chain Management or equivalent

    Skills and Experience
    Essential:

    • Minimum of 2 years experience in office administrative work
    • Some experience in Logistics and stock control
    • Good capacity to work in a team
    • Good Computer Skill, MS Word, MS Excel

    Preferred:

    • Experience working for NGO.

    Minimum Basic Salary

    • NGN156,995 per month.

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    Food Security and Livelihood Sector Manager

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
    Direct Line Manager: Senior Project Manager

    Objective 1

    • Provide technical lead and guidance in the implementation of FSL activities of the program:

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies for the kitchen garden, farmers field school, and other agricultural activities related components of the program in collaboration with the assistance of the MPM
    • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies for Cash-based Transfer Social Protection activities in collaboration with the SPM and guidance from the FSL technical team.
    • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies for the economic strengthening of the income generation activities of the households in collaboration with SPM and guidance from the FSL technical team.
    • Compile monthly FSL program technical reports with an overview of activities of the program, contextual updates, and quantitative indicator follow-up and submit to SPM for consolidation.
    • Evaluate and update project needs (HR, financing, logistics) ;
    • Elaborate appropriate questionnaires and apply the follow-up and supervision tools of the project
    • Identify and inform the SPM of any problems or constraints
    • Ensure follow-up of the project’s progress and write suitable reports;
    • Propose solutions and improvements concerning the project’s progress;
    • Coordinate activities and sensitize local partners in the field.

    Objective 2

    • Track and report technical activities on FSL activities area of the program

    Tasks ad Responsibilities:

    • Review reports and gauge program progress against the logical framework, ensuring compliance with AAH internal and donor reporting standards.
    • Assist the SPM in reviewing the FSL program budget and then follow up with support departments to ensure adherence to the work plan.
    • Review with SPM all procurement requests for the FSL activities area of the program component before submission to the logistics department.
    • Support in follow up on logistics requirements in coordination with the procurement officer and Log manager
    • Ensure that all program-related data and information on FSL activities area of the program are correct, updated, organized and accessible to the country program, HQ and other key stakeholders, and that lessons learned and best practice are documented.
    • Facilitate and support systematic monitoring and evaluation of activities.
    • Support development of activities progress reports for the program team as well as contribute to the development of donor reports.

    Objective 3

    • Manage the FSL project’s team:

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Organize and supervise the work of the team to optimize the capacity of each team member.
    • Take part actively in the recruitment and the training of staff, in cooperation with the SPM.
    • Lead and support the Evaluation (performance appraisal) of FSL staff and ensure that all staff has planned and completed Pas, recommendations for capacity building and career development milestones.

    Objective 4

    • Performance Management

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with HR for necessary staff meeting, performance review, and appraisals
    • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members which includes 10 minutes monthly conversation, 3 months / end of probation performance appraisal and annual / end of contract appraisal.
    • Establish performance objectives, provide feedback, and identify the strength and areas of professional improvement.
    • Contribute to the professional development and improvement of team members by providing support

    Internal & External Relationship
    Internal:

    • Multi-sectoral PM: Technical hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
    • FSL  Officers: line manager– exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
    • Finance, HR and Logistics Coordinator: exchange of information and collaboration
    • Others Programme Managers: exchange of information and coordination (integrated approach).

    External:

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

    Position Requirements
    Qualification:

    • Degree in Agriculture, Social Sciences or Economics or other related fields

    Skills and Experience:
    Essential:

    • Previous 3 years of work experience in food security and livelihood projects
    • Experience in a managerial position
    • Analytical capacity
    • Capacity to supervise a team
    • Good relational qualities
    • Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural production systems
    • Good knowledge of implementing projects

    Preferred:

    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
    • Previous experience with AAH
    • Previous development programming experience
    • Capacity to write high-quality reports
    • Previous team management and activity planning experience
    • Computer knowledge (Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook).

    Minimum Basic Salary

    • NGN308,589 per month.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    Note: Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

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