Current Job Openings at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger 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.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
 Job Title: Emergency Program Logistics Manager
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By
  • Ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistic support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanism program activities.
  • Ensure that all Action Against Hunger and donor logistics procedures are followed and that all logistical measures are taken to ensure the timely implementation of rapid evaluations and short-term emergency responses, in close coordination with the other members of the Regional humanitarian team.
Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:
  • Responsible for ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistical support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanisms program activities consistent with Action Against Hunger protocols and procedures.
  • Responsible for oversight of all logistical activities for Action Against Hunger Emergency programming.
  • Supply chain management for Emergency program activities.
  • Stock and Asset management.
  • Support the Emergency Coordinator in ensuring implementation of security measures according to Action Against Hunger security guidelines.
  • Initiate and monitor the progress of program logistical activities in line with respective work plans.
Does this Description Fit You
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have at least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in emergency.
  • You have previous experience in and good knowledge of Northeast Nigeria or similar context.
  • You have Previous experience of logistics management in an NGO.
  • You have excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of a mainly national team, including remote management.
  • You have a strong coordination, communication and diplomacy skills.
  • You are able to work under stressful conditions in an isolated area.
  • You are able to establish strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logistics teams achieve their objectives.
  • You like to pass on to others what you’ve learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall within this role’s scope of responsibility.
  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others.
  • You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
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
Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Sector Co-lead
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By
  • Contributing to the facilitation of a well-coordinated, coherent and strategic Food Security in emergencies response in Nigeria.
Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:
  • Supporting Food Security Sector service delivery
  • Informing strategic decision-making of the Operational/Humanitarian Country Team for the humanitarian response
  • Planning and strategy development.
  • Identify advocacy concerns to contribute to the Operational/Humanitarian Country Team’s messaging and actions
  • Monitoring and reporting the implementation of the Food Security Sector strategy and results; recommend corrective actions where necessary.
  • Contingency planning/preparedness activities in areas and situations where there is a high risk of recurring or significant new disaster.
Does this Description Fit You
  • You have a Bachelors degree in Food Security, Agriculture, Economics or related field. (Masters Degree Preferred).
  • You have att least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in coordination.
  • You have a professional experience in humanitarian response at a mid- or senior level including in the food security sector.
  • You are technically competent in the food security and agriculture sector and in the Cluster approach.
  • You have a strong understanding of humanitarian principles and how to apply these.
  • You are able to work productively in a pressurized environment and to maintains visibly high levels of morale in difficult circumstances.
  • You have experience of high level coordination and chairing of meetings; ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and develop consensus and joint working; excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have a strong understanding of funding mechanisms (e.g. Consolidated Appeals Process, Central Emergency Response Fund, Country Humanitarian Fund, and Flash Appeals).
  • You Understand the links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development.
  • You are able to develop a cluster strategy and to clarify complex strategies for operational implementation.
  • You have an Understanding of the international humanitarian response architecture, including coordination mechanisms, and humanitarian reform and action.
  • You are able to work and plan at strategic as well as operational levels;
  • You have previous experience in Nigeria or similar context with conflict/access analysis ability.
  • You have good organization skills and are able to represent the organization at different levels.
  • You easily integrate with remote areas living conditions.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
  • You have strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy.
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
Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By
  • Implementing the Human Resources policies and procedures of the Nigeria country office to ensure optimum Human Resources performance and provide high quality Human Resources support to staff and programs in Yobe State.
Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:
  • Implementation and enforcement the HR policy (staff regulations).
  • Implement pay and other benefits policies, support recruitment and contracts management.
  • Lead the implementation of Action Against Hunger performance management system at field level
  • Support to HR staff and other state Human Resources issues.
  • Supervision & Team Management.
  • Reporting and Staff management.
Does this Description Fit You
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, or social sciences, or related discipline.Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management will be an added asset.
  • You have at least 3- years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers compensation and conflict resolution.
  • You have at least 1 year of experience as a HR manager/officer within a humanitarian field programme.
  • You have experience of managing the HOMERE software system.
  • You have Previously worked in Nigeria or Africa
  • You have exceptional organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • You have very good communication & training skills.
  • You are able to work in a stressful environment, taking initiative & prioritizing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • You have Knowledge of MS Office Suite (high proficiency in Excel); comfortable working with computers with minimal IT support.
  • You have a Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • You think strategically defining and communicating goals, also being genuinely committed to helping others to achieve the organizational objectives.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team
  • You have proven ability to model core Human Resources values of confidentiality, fairness and discretion .
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
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline  30th March, 2018.

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