Current Recruitment at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

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 position below:

Job Title: Nutrition Officer – Health System Strengthening

Location: Monguno, Borno

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the Sector Manager.
  • The Nutrition Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation of Nutrition and Health activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Map nutrition and health services  including gaps in the targeted local government areas.
  • Support the development of Health Systems Strengthening diagnosis and action plan for the targeted LGAs .
  • Provide required information to support development of health facility assessment, community assessment in liaison with Community Mobilization team.
  • Lead the data collection for health center assessment with the State Ministry of Health at the assigned LGA.
  • Participate in the HSS diagnosis and programming workshops
  • Liaise with logistic, finance and HR to ensure appropriate communication and planning to carry out workshops, meetings, data collection at LGA level.
  • Conduct periodic and regular health facility observation in assigned LGA to update the health facility matrix tool and communicate with respective programme teams; external partners at LGA level. 
  • Maintain and update health facility matrix for tracking gaps in service provisions, HRH, supplies, technical capacities, information management and availability of policies/guidelines at health facility level for assigned LGA.
  • Review and update budget planning including HSS related follow up of activities on a regular basis.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or Public Health. Certificate in project management for development professionals will be an added advantage.
  • At least 1 years’ experience in primary health care system.
  • Previous supervisory role is required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa.
  • Working knowledge of MS office.
  • Excellent report-writing skills is required including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Team management experience with similar programs.
  • Experience of working in partnership with or directly with Ministry of Health preferably.
  • Ability to observe and provide feedback on the activities.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aim, values and principles.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online






Job Title: Community Mobilization Officer

Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the Sector Manager.
  • The Community Mobilization Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation of Nutrition and Health activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services.  

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participate with M&E team in conducting Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP), Baseline/Endline surveys data collection.
  • Track the needs and assessment conducted by stakeholders.
  • Participate in the recruitment of community mobilization team, care group promoters and volunteers including establishment of care groups in targeted areas.
  • Prepare budget plan for training, logistic requirement, financial requirement according to existing guidelines and procedures.
  • Draft summary report which includes lessons learnt, challenges and proposed solutions.
  • Develop care group implementation work plan for team members.
  • Maintain a database of community promoters and care group volunteers.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.
  • Conduct technical capacity assessment of health facility and health workers in promoting essential nutrition actions including health & Hygiene.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Nutrition, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Communications and other related social science field.
  • At least 1 year experience in community mobilization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local and state level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Previous supervisory role and working knowledge of MS office.
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.



Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online






Job Title: Nutrition and Health Officer

Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the Sector Manager.
  • The Nutrition and Health Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation of Nutrition and Health activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and map the nutrition and health sector activities.
  • Conduct periodic capacity assessment of health workers on CMAM services delivery, IMCI service delivery, reproductive health service delivery, vaccination etc. and review the training needs and/or coaching needs. 
  • Monitor and supervise facility based nutrition and health service delivery ensuring services are provided with recommended national technical standards.
  • Review financial, logistical and HR needs on monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Systematic capacity building of State Ministry of Health staff on health service delivery (IMCI, Ante Natal & Post Natal Care, Delivery  services) including CMAM and Stabilization Care management.
  • Participate with M&E team in supervision of data collection for Nutrition KAP surveys, baseline and end line surveys.
  • Liaise with community mobilization team to ensure improved coordination and collaboration between team members.
  • Conduct regular follow up with the teams on the progress of activity, challenges and guide on necessary actions.
  • Provide summary analysis and report on nutrition and health facilities such as contextual changes, challenges and proposed solutions.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Public Health. Certificate in project management for development professionals will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of one year’ experience in primary health care program including CMAM program implementation.
  • Excellent report-writing skills is required including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Team management experience with similar programs.
  • Ability to observe and to provide feedback on the activities.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant

Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the Community Mobilization Officer.
  • The Community Mobilization Assistant is responsible for supporting the implementation of Nutrition and Health activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Capacity assessment of Ministry of Health (MOH) workers on promotion of essential nutrition actions.
  • Participate with M&E team in conducting Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP), Baseline/Endline surveys data collection.
  • Mobilize Nutrition Promoters, Care Group Volunteers, Health Workers and conduct focus group discussions.
  • Recruitment of care group promoters and volunteers including establishment of care groups in targeted areas.
  • Organize and facilitate various training for community promoters and health workers on care group modules & lesson plans.
  • Capacity building of community promoters and care group volunteers.
  • Develop monthly action plan for community promoters with reference with agreed work plan.
  • Conduct community mobilization sessions with community leaders, religious leaders on group activities, community role and participation in the project.
  • Maintain close collaboration with Assistant/Nutrition and Health Officers at the local level/health workers for improved exchange of information between care group activities, referrals and follow up of CMAM, health beneficiaries through the care groups and neighbor groups.

Position Requirements

  • A degree in Nutrition, Education, Social work, Psychology, Communications, or related social science field.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in community mobilization work particularly in a humanitarian context.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local and state level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Working knowledge of MS office.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Sector Manager- FSL

Location: Monguno, Borno

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Monguno, Borno State and supervised by the Multi-Sector Project Manager.
  • The Sector Manager required to lead the Food, Security and Livelihood field team in the implementation of Food Security and Livelihood activities of the EU project.
  • The aim is to achieve the specific objective of EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies .
  • Identify program implementation modalities that enhance partnership & coordination with government official and local communities, internal integration within sectors and other programs (Nutrition, WASH).
  • Contribute to organizational and sector-wide learning through documentation of lessons learned, best practices, evaluations etc. from the contextually adapted agricultural productivity and income generating  activities component of the program.
  • Contribute to preparing FSL internal and external reports including case studies and success stories as relate to the contextually adapted agricultural productivity and income generating  activities component of the program.
  • Track and provide quality report on technical activities.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.
  • Facilitate and support systematic monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • In close coordination with FSL field staff and M&E team; supervise, review and lead technical assessments, surveys, design and M&E of the contextually adapted agricultural productivity and income generating  activities component of the program.

Requirements

  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, disaster risk management etc.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: WASH Assistant-Engineering

Location: Monguno, Borno

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the WASH Officer
  • The WASH Assistant is responsible for the direct implementation of WASH activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the supervision of water, electrification and sanitation construction activities.
  • Assist in preparing training tools on relevant technical topics and conduct trainings for stakeholders.
  • Assist the WASH technical officer in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • Interact with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.
  • Build relationship with local government to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.
  • Communicate & report WASH field activities.
  • Conduct field visit and ensure quality assurance of construction and electrification of facilities being delivered and adherence to design specifications.
  • Maintain regular contact with local stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the team members and relevant stakeholders throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH project.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Building  and other related fields with minimum of 1 year field experience.
  • Previous experience in supervising drilling, electrical and construction activities.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity and motivated.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: WASH Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and directly supervised by the Sector Manager. The WASH Officer is responsible for implementing the WASH project activities to fufill the overall objective of the project to reduce mortality through decreasing the incidence and prevalence of under nutrition in Yobe state.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Organize and supervise the implementation of Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) at the local level.
  • Conduct detailed needs assessment based on procedures and guidelines.
  • Identification and training of communities volunteers and local artisans.
  • Conduct community mobilization on CLTS related activities.
  • Compile and submit reports on CLTS  activities.
  • Organize the team work and produce weekly/monthly activities report.
  • Maintaining regular contact and develop relationship with various stakeholders.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social Science, Public Health and other related fields.
  • Previous experience in implementing CLTS and sanitation mobilization.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and designing software Skills ( Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Sector Manager-WASH

Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Monguno, Borno and supervised by the Multi-sectoral Project Manager.
  • The Sector Manager is responsible for monitoring and supporting the implementation of the the EU WASH projects in Borno State.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion and training (CLTS, PHAST and CHAST).
  • Plan and manage emergency responses; and priorities activities according to humanitarian needs including sustainability needs.
  • Ensure appropriate design, electrification, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards, as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipments.
  • Assess feasibility of Action Against Hunger technical support and guidance to partner agencies and relevant governmental bodies, specifically the RUWASA.
  • Analyze and develop reports on WASH activities.
  • Participate in the definition of the WASH strategy for Action Against Hunger as well as identification and design of potential new intervention areas.
  • Manage WASH program staff in order to ensure good compliance of activities within the objectives of the mission and of proposals – this includes regular visits to the field sites in order to evaluate achievements; to discuss the constraints encountered, the possible solutions and to make recommendations for current and future programs.
  • Participate in external coordination within the WASH sector at the country and state level, as well as national level as required.
  • Collaborate and communicate with Technical and Support Coordinators, Project Managers and other members of Action Against Hunger to ensure the coherence of activities and reports in terms of Action Against Hunger WASH strategy.
  • Report and track the progress of WASH project activities.

Position Requirements​

  • Degree in Engineering or Public Health Degree (bachelors or equivalent/higher) in a field related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • Additional training courses specific to WASH in development contexts (such as bioforce Institute graduates), and/or Program Management professional certifications, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant working experience, in a WASH management/supervisory capacity.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills, report writing, budget oversight.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Capacity to analyze and resolve problems including taking appropriate action.
  • Ability to share information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to define goals, realistic and specific objectives.
  • Capacity to establish priorities in order to achieve expected results.



Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Sector Manager-Nutrition and Health

Location: Monguno, Borno

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Monguno, Borno State and directly supervised by the Multi sector Project Manager
  • The Sector Manager-Nutrition and Health is responsible for leading the field team in implementing Nutrition and Health activities to achieve the specific objective of the EU project which is to improve nutrition security of conflict affected populations through uptake of critical household health and hygiene behaviors with the aim of providing primary health care, water, livelihoods sources, sanitation and hygiene services. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participate in conducting SMART/Rapid SMART surveys with technical support from Project Manager and Head of Department.
  • Ensure the maintenance of adequate technical standards for health services provided by health facilities/mobile centers including SAM management.
  • Liaise with Community Mobilization team to ensure improved coordination and collaboration between teams in the ground for appropriate detection and referral of sick children; follow ups required through care groups.
  • Facilitate Quarterly review meetings/workshops with respective government health managers at State/LGA level.
  • Develop Global training plan for government health workers and project teams on specific programme technical components.
  • Systematic capacity building of ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Nutrition and Health team and SMOH staff on health components (IMCI, Ante Natal & Post Natal Care, Delivery  services) including CMAM and SC management.
  • Coordinate with health facilities, district and State/LGA health offices for smooth implementation of the project activities and provision of quality of service.
  • Work with project team to develop overall detailed project implementation plan in line with predefined project implementation work plan.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or Public health. Certificate in project management for development professionals will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in primary health care and maternal health.
  • 2 years’ experience in CMAM and IYCF program.
  • Previous supervisory role.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language.
  • Ability to plan and organize work Independently while paying close attention to details.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of MS office.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online





Deadline: 29th March, 2018.

Note

  • Advert may close before due date once we receive applications from qualified candidates
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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