Ongoing Recruitment at Action Against Hunger, 21st May, 2018

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:

 ob Title: Behavior Change and Training Officer

Location
: Damaturu, Yobe 
Job Type: Full Time 
Programmes - Health and Nutrition Mid Level 

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports to the Sector Manager-Nutrition and Health.
  • The Behavior Change and Training Officer is required to work closely with the Sector Manager to fulfill the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Lead the behavioral change initiatives for Nutrition and Health including social protection funded by ECHO in the mission, situation analysis as well as conduct capacity assessment of Ministry of health workers on promotion of essential nutrition actions.
  • Implement the organization's behavior change communication and training strategy.
  • Provide support to the monitoring and evaluation team in conducting knowledge, attitude and practices survey at the field.
  • Participate in the recruitment of the social behavioral change team, care group promoters and volunteers as well as establishment of care groups in targeted areas.
  • Capacity building to community mobilization teams, care groups, implement work plan and support technical managers in development of IEC materials.
  • Develop and share budget forecast in accordance with the project internal budget.
  • Prepare procurement request for required for the implementation of care group activities.
  • Maintain database of community promoters and care group volunteers.
  • Develop biweekly/activity progress reports and submit to Sector Manager when required.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at the LGA level and State level, when required.
Requirements
  • Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Education, Community Psychology, Communications or a related Social Science field.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a developing strategy for community mobilization/ SBCC particularly in humanitarian/development context.
  • Ability to influence and 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 team member.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members, leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Hausa and Kanuri will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Social protection and safety nets.
  • Good understanding of the CMAM and IYCF practices.
  • Work experience in humanitarian/development context particularly with an International NGO.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills.


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



Job Title: Deputy Head of Logistics

Location
: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time 

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Abuja, FCT and will be supervised by the Head of Logistics.
  • The Deputy Head of Logistics works closely with the Head of Logistics to drive the overall strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Oversee logistics needs in Abuja and ensure the follow up of the fulfilment ensuring maintenance, repairs and constructions works are conducted at the most technical and costs effective way.
  • Take active role in building the capacity of mission team on Kit Log 3.6 procedures, in collaboration with Head of Logistics. For instance, conduct audits and ensure compliance with Kit Log 3.6 procedures.
  • Provide feedback on monthly report and conduct trainings when needed including identifying areas of improvement and support the base logistics teams in continuous improvement. This process should improve the overall quality of the mission monthly report.
  • Support the preparation of donor reports. This support can be either in drafting the report for review or providing information for the completion of the report.
  • Oversees the logistics databases ensuring accuracy in database.
  • Establish and monitor adherence to standard operating procedures in all areas of logisics operations. Continuously examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities for successful service delivery.
  • Evaluate, monitor and improve the performance of team members.
  • Supervise fleet management in Abuja ensuring that the fleet are well maintained (in line with action Against Hunger’s guidelines) and used in an optimized and professional manner.
  • Anticipate variation of logistics needs in Abuja and plan mitigation measures.
  • Support security management in Abuja; more especially in implementation of logistics aspects of the SOP.
  • Lead or support the deployment of new logistics tools and guidelines.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience is required.
  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health related NGOs.
  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills with staff and vendors are essential.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills.
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Proficient in standard logistics software.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: FSL Assistant-Social Protection

Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe 
Slot: 10

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe and supervised by the Food Security & Livelihood Officer-Social Protection.
  • The Social Protection Assistant works closely with the FSL Officer to drive the overall strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Perform social protection strengthening activities at the community level.
  • Implement detailed work plan for social protection and safety net team at LGA level in collaboration with the economic empowerment officer.
  • Collect information and data on social protection and safety nets at LGA level through surveys, assessments and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households.
  • Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the analysis of beneficiary data collection using various tools.
  • Participate in the documentation of income generation activities at the field level.
  • Facilitate good working relationship among stakeholders.
  • Provide support in the verification of beneficiaries for proper identification and selection of the most vulnerable population.
  • Drive mobilization and awareness about the organization, program objectives and activities to local and population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries.
  • Maintenance of high technical standards.
  • Conduct all duties in professional manner following Action against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations, mandate and charter including promotion of gender equality.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum of National Diploma in a relevant field with at least 1 year experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in the cash, IGA, FSL and extension approach.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Professional with good organizational capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger's mission, values and policy.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Good knowledge of the interventions area/s and local economy.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: FSL Officer - Economic Empowerment

Location
: Damaturu, Yobe 
Job Type: Full Time 
Programmes - FSL 

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the Sector Manager-Social Protection.
  • The Economic Empowerment Officer is required to work closely with the Sector Manager-Social Protection to fulfill the overall project objectives and strategy and provide support to the implementation of economic empowerment component of the project at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies of economic strengthening of the income generation activities.
  • Participate in the review of technical assessments, survey designs as well as monitoring and evaluation of income generation activities the field level.
  • Ensure harmonization of other programs following Action Against Hunger technical tools and guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all areas of economic empowerment of the social protection interventions of the programs.
  • Track and report technical activities on economic empowerment of the social protection component of the program
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.
  • Maintain and update data for easy documentation of lessons learnt.
  • Contribute to the development of activity progress reports as well as technical reports on project activities.
  • Support the Sector manager in the development of project work plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Degree in a related field e.g. Agriculture, Development Studies, Accounting and Business Management.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills including report writing.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger's mission, values and policy.
  • Previous experience managing economic empowerment interventions(i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Capacity to analyze and resolve problems including taking appropriate action.
  • Ability to share information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to define realistic goals and objectives.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.

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



Job Title: Stabilization Centre Officer

Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe 

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the Stabilization Centre Manager.
  • The Stabilization Centre Officer is required to work closely with the Stabilization Centre Manager to fulfill the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Assess, train, supervise and monitor the inpatient component of CMAM in collaboration with Hospital and State Ministry of Health authorities as well as oversee the quality of consultations for outpatient care.
  • Monitor the implementation of activities identified through assessments, specifically for stabilization center.
  • Consolidate data collected as well as monitor the quality of data provided.
  • Conduct training needs assessments for all health staff in order to develop training plan.
  • Maintain positive relationship between departments and authorities (partners, LGAs, State Ministry of Health and Hospitals).
  • Coach and supervise health facilities with the aim of ensuring routine medical examinations are conducted.
  • Participate in stock management and reporting which includes the distribution, monitoring and use on non-expired drugs.
  • Ensure all the relevant information from initial health diagnosis and treatments of SAM children are captured.
  • Monitor the availability of data collection tools ensuring regular usage and proper action is taken.
  • Compile and analyze the data collected and share monthly activity progress report when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Degree in Nursing and/or Medical doctor with a primary health care major; or Nursing degree with solid inpatient nutrition experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in Inpatient nutritional treatment with at least 1 year experience in Inpatient management of SAM cases with medical complications and CMAM program implementation.
  • Valid and current practicing licence.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa/ Kanuri.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and reporting writing skills.
  • Team management experience with similar programs
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: FSL Officer-Social Protection

Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the FSL Sector Manager-Social Protection.
  • The Social Protection Officer is required to work closely with the Sectoral Manager to achieve the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with other members of the team in mapping out the most vulnerable group, beneficiary selection and monitoring cash transfer programs at the field.
  • Facilitate social protection planning and implementation at the target LGA.
  • Undertake program budgeting of social protection and safety net interventions, budget monitoring and information on cash projection.
  • Contribute to organizational and sector wide learning through supporting documentation of lessons learnt and the program best practices.
  • Preparation of internal and external reports on social protection including case studies and success stories.
  • Foster coordination and integration of social protection in other sectors at the LGA level.
  • Provide reports on technical activities of the social protection component of the program.
  • Support the integration of climate resilience of social protection and safety nets and foster the development of solutions within the emergency context.
  • Work closely with logistics team for the successfully delivery of program logistics related activities.
  • Support the systematic monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Manage the performance of team members and communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and contribute to the professional development of team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Degree in a related field with minimum of 2 years relevant experience in the field of Social Protection with at least 1 year experience spent working at field level with a locally based organization.
  • A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting social protection and livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria, including a clear understanding of Nigeria's policies and institutional frameworks.
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local and state level. Good networking skills is desirable.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills and experience of working with government authorities.
  • Proficient in the analysis, management and synthesis of reports, research skills and experience in managing research is also desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to speak Hausa and Kanuri is desirable.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Stabilization Center Manager

Location
: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu and reports directly to the Multi-Sectoral Project Manager. The Stabilization Centre Manager works closely with the Multi -Sectoral Manager to drive the overall project objectives and strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the therapeutic feeding center such as provisions of high quality care, medical diagnosis, at treatment of SAM children presented with medical complications.
  • Monitor the implementation of hygiene and sanitation practices.
  • Ensure adequate supply of equipments at the stabilization centre including proper use of drugs and equipments.
  • Compile and share monthly activity reports.
  • Support the validation of weekly/monthly utilization, requisition and stock reports for the SC.
  • Update data collection tools ensuring proper implementation and usage at the therapeutic centre.
  • Work closely with the mission's pharmacist on adequate supply of drugs.
  • Manage the performance of team members through attendance management, service delivery including other stabilization care nurses and lab technicians.
  • Collection and compilation of quality data for the production of quantitative and qualitative reports regarding all SC activities.
  • Work and maintain positive relationship with stakeholders and other partners implementing similar activities.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Medicine, Nursing and other related field.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar positions
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team management experience with similar programs
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Commitment and understanding of Action Against Hunger values and principles.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


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


Job Title: FSL Sector Manager-Social Protection

Location
: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary
  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly the Multi Sectoral Program Manager
  • The Sector Manager is required to work closely with the Project Manager to fufil the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies for cash based transfer social protection interventions in collaboration with other members of the project team.
  • Follow Action Against Hunger technical guidelines, systems ensuring program quality and adherence to project objectives.
  • Facilitate social protection program development and management.
  • Support communications and advocacy efforts for effective social protection and safety net project.
  • Foster coordination and integration of social protection with other sectors.
  • Design and develop context specific and innovative social behavioral change key messages aimed at improving the capacity and livelihoods of beneficiaries.
  • Conduct relevant training to build the capacity of LGA staff on cash based transfer programming, food production, food storage and investments at small scale level.
  • Manage the performance and contribution to the professional development of team members.
  • Support the strategy of identification and documentation of lessons learnt.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Degree in a relevant field with minimum of 3 years relevant experience within the field of social protection.
  • A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting social protection and livelihoods including a clear understanding government policies and institutional frameworks.
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local and state level. Good networking skills is desirable.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members, leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Excellent management skills and experience of working with government authorities
  • ProficienT in the analysis, management and synthesis of reports, research skills and experience in managing research also desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is desirable.


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

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno

Description
  • We are looking for a highly skilled, creative Finance Manager, to direct Financial procedures and policies, planning, budgeting and overseeing costs and general accounting.
About the Program
  • Action Against Hunger-USA has been operational in Nigeria since 2010 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sector strategy where Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience.
  • The main objectives of the country program are to continue building on Action Against Hunger-USA reputation for nutritional expertise to deliver integrated Nutrition, WASH and FSL assistance in the high caseload Northern Nigeria States, build evidence from our pilot projects and influence policy makers to find long lasting solution to under nutrition and hunger, while responding to the dire humanitarian situation created by the devastating conflict on-going in the North East. This will be done through applying, where possible, attempts to find durable solutions in line with the New ways of Working and Humanitarian Development Nexus.
  • The Nigeria mission program has a central office in Abuja and 3 main field office across the North, Action Against Hunger-USA-USA runs intervention in 3 States of Northern Nigeria including two States affected by the ongoing conflict. We have a country team of around 550 staff (45 Third Country Nationals) and a budget for 2018 projected at 50 M US$. Our main donors and partners in Nigeria include USAID/OFDA & FFP, DFID, ECHO, EU EDF, AFD, UNICEF, SIDA, SDC and GAC.
You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by:
  • ensuring sound and transparent administration of funds by providing accounting and financial management consistent with Action Against Hunger’s financial management framework and local legislation.
Responsibilities
Consolidate the Base accounts monthly:
  • Disseminating information about the accounting procedures of the base and ensuring that these procedures are respected.
  • The comprehensiveness and precision of entries and the correct budgetary charging of expenses.
  • Ensure field books are close on monthly basis towards the end of the month.
  • Timely forwarding of accounting information to the capital.
  • Ensure that all Cash count & Bank Reconciliation are done at the month end for field books.
  • Ensure that all accounting documentation is updated on daily basis & reconciles Bank Books, Cash Books.
  • Review the field monthly accountancy to ensure correctness of account codes, budget lines and descriptions used and feedback is sent to all admins on accountancy.
  • Prepare a detail report for Finance Coordinator on outstanding / prepaid advances if requested.
Responsible for Base Tax operation:
  • Ensure that the base is in compliance with in-country tax policies.
  • Ensure monthly WHT is deducted from suppliers and recorded correctly in accountancy.
  • Ensure that proper documentation is filed for WHT on monthly basis.
  • Assist Finance Coordinator in ensuring a good Tax system is in place at the base.
Contribute to Grant financial management, donors compliance & budget analysis:
  • Support budget holders in developing their forecast and monitoring their lines.
  • Receive & incorporating budget forecast in BFU.
  • Organize & lead monthly BFU meetings at the base & provide updates to Finance Coordinator for each grant.
  • Monitor level of over/underspending per budget lines and provide feedback to Finance Coordinator.
  • Inform the Finance Coordinator for any information which impact the grant financial status.
  • Warning the Head of Finance Department and Field Coordinator of financial risks.
  • Review donor guidelines and ensure flexibility is respected.
  • Ensure proper filing of grants vouchers (review hard documents, review archiving process with the Capital finance team in close coordination with Finance Coordinator
Treasury forecast & cash management:
  • Implementing the Cash Management procedures on the base and ensuring they are respected.
  • The availability and safekeeping of the necessary cash.
  • Authorising and making payment for purchases falling within the monthly forecast of his/her base.
  • Ensure timely & realistic forecast is sent to the capital.
  • Meet program managers to ensure good forecast in line with spending plan.
  • Ensure expenditures are in line with the forecast prepared, analyse discrepancy between cash and budget forecast and put in place corrective measures.
  • With the help of Capital Finance Officer, monitor funds & ensure that there is a low balance towards end of the month.
  • Ensure that the funds are requested accordingly as requested in the cash forecast.
Object Capacity building for finance & Non finance staff:
  • Work closely with finance team to build their capacity.
  • Organize BFU & forecast meetings with all key staff (finance & Non-finance) to ensure the team is well trained on BFU & recognize the importance of BFU.
  • To develop and conduct training for finance staff on accounting policies & tools at the base level.
  • Identify the needs of finance staff training & arrange training sessions accordingly.
  • Provide induction/briefing on accountancy to all field employees joining finance department.
  • Conduct regular refresher trainings on accounting tools to new/existing finance staff on regular basis.
  • Develop & share new tools with Finance Coordinator to improve mission accountancy quality & budget allocation.
Supervision & Team Management:
  • Supervise Finance Officer & Finance Assistant.
  • Conducting performance appraisals and setting quarterly /yearly objectives of Finance Officer & Finance Assistant.

Conduct internal Audit:
  • Conduct internal Audit from time to time by using FAP “Financial Audit tool”.
  • Share Audit report with Finance Coordinator with recommendations & action plan.
  • Follow up on recommendations for improvement on regular basis.
Management of fraud and corruption cases:
  • Alert on suspicion of fraud and corruption through the appropriate channel.
  • Identify fraud and corruption cases in the base.
  • Sensitize the team on the management of fraud and corruption risks.
  • Alert on suspicion of fraud and corruption through the appropriate channel.
Requirements
About you:
  • You have Bachelor equivalent in Accounting/Finance. Masters degree is preferred.
  • You have 3 years of professional experience in finance with proven experience in team management.
  • You have Minimum of 2 years’ experience in NGO financial management.
  • You have experience as an auditor .
  • You have exceptional organization, time management, and attention to detail .
  • You have Strong accounting skills.
  • You have Strong budget management skills.
  • You have Team management & coordination skills.
  • You have experience with SAGA accounting system.
  • You have very good communication & training skills.
  • You have good analytical skills.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team.
  • You are fluent in written & spoken English.
  • You are committed to gender equity and equality.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • Your work style builds confidence with others, and you believe that every problem has a solution. It is the way we approach the problem that makes the difference.
  • You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances
  • You are ready and willing to integrate into hard working and fun team that believes in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Our Core values
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies:
  • Respect – we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity – we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Creativity – we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
  • Excellence – we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.
Benefits
Action Against Hunger-USA 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
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 1st June, 2018.


Job Title: Area Project Manager
Location
: Monguno, Borno
About the program
Action Against Hunger-USA has been operational in Nigeria since 2010 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sector strategy where Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience.
The main objectives of the country program are to continue building on Action Against Hunger-USA reputation for nutritional expertise to deliver integrated Nutrition, WASH and FSL assistance in the high caseload Northern Nigeria States, build evidence from our pilot projects and influence policy makers to find long lasting solution to under nutrition and hunger, while responding to the dire humanitarian situation created by the devastating conflict on-going in the North East. This will be done through applying, where possible, attempts to find durable solutions in line with the New ways of Working and Humanitarian Development Nexus.
The Nigeria mission program has a central office in Abuja and 3 main field office across the North, Action Against Hunger-USA-USA runs intervention in 3 States of Northern Nigeria including two States affected by the ongoing conflict. We have a country team of around 550 staff (45 Third Country Nationals) and a budget for 2018 projected at 50 M US$. Our main donors and partners in Nigeria include USAID/OFDA & FFP, DFID, ECHO, EU EDF, AFD, UNICEF, SIDA, SDC and GAC.
Job Description
  • We are looking for a highly skilled, creative Area Project Manager, to ensure proper implementation and completion of FFP Project in Monguno operational areas.
  • Ensuring proper implementation and completion of FFP Project in Monguno operational area throughout all its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.
Key Activities
Project Management:
  • Management of the entire project(s) cycle in the implementation area.
  • Finalize and manage the update and implementation of the Project(s)’ Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP).
  • Develop detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans for your staff in order to achieve the activities in the DIP.
  • In coordination with the Senior Project Manager, contribute to the development and update of the Project(s) Scope Documents (PSDs), Detailed Implementation plan, Project Supply plan, Monitoring and evaluation plan, etc. as well as ensuring regular update of these documents in order to maintain a strong record of the project(s).
  • Ensure contractual activities are completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.
  • Ensure that the project(s) is being implemented as per donor regulations.
  • Stay abreast of, and manage field operations as to, the prevailing security, cultural and social situation as per the guidance of the field coordinator.
  • Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues and inform senior management accordingly.
  • Identify and assign additional activities as required in coordination with the technical departments.
  • Regular field visits to monitor the activities and their quality in compliance with proposals and in liaison with M&E department.

Manage and Develop the Project(s) Team:
  • Ensure that all project(s) staff are provided with a full induction and are briefed on all relevant components of the project(s).
  • Keep staff aware of any changes in the project(s) and in the wider organization.
  • Identify need based trainings and work with HR team to develop, plan and implement relevant training plans for each team member.
  • Define objectives, update staff job descriptions and facilitate regular performance appraisals with support of the HR team.
  • Ensure the provision of updated records and reviews for team personnel reviews and records.
  • Ensure availability of staff for necessary recruitment steps (shortlist, technical interview, placement interviews etc. ) staff as required by the HR recruitment Manage recruitment of new staff as required.
  • Manage conflict resolution and motivation exercises with the project(s) team in a proactive manner.
  • Track and manage team attendance.
  • Motivate, coordinate and supervise teams, providing continuous organizational support to staff and conducting regular field visits.
Maintain Comprehensive Records and Report in a Timely Manner:
  • Develop a data collection and entry plan complete with tools and timeline that is integrated into the PSDs and DIPs (if not already included) in line with the Mission M&E structure and strategy.
  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly internal and external reports as requested.
  • Track the progress of activities and outcomes as well as ensuring the tracking of relevant indicators.
  • Completion of quality MEAL reports.
  • Participate in the bi-weekly coordination meetings, or other ad hoc internal meetings as requested.
Assist in Wider Organizational Development through Learning:
  • Develop systematic mechanism for lesson learned about the programs to provide information to conduct advocacy activities, with periodic field visits to other project(s)s to strengthen across mission information and best practice sharing; and encourage the development of innovative approach.
  • Produce regular success stories on project implementation.
  • Highlight areas of improvement within the DIPs and PSDs.
  • Support wider learning by leading on project(s) based learning and research.
Requirements
  • You have Bachelor equivalent in International Development, Political or Social Science, Economics, Business Administration or related field. Masters degree is preferred.
  • You have proven multisector project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 2 years in an INGO.
  • You have excellent management, organizational, motivational and leadership skills .
  • You have demonstrated experience in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming .
  • You have experience in managing medium to large-sized teams.
  • You have problem management capacity.
  • You have familiarity with USAID FFP reporting and regulations.
  • You have planning and analysis capacity.
  • You have very good communication & training skills.
  • You have good analytical skills.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team.
  • You are fluent in written & spoken English.
  • You are committed to gender equity and equality.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • Your work style builds confidence with others, and you believe that every problem has a solution. It is the way we approach the problem that makes the difference.
  • You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances
  • You are ready and willing to integrate into hard working and fun team that believes in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Our Core values
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies
  • Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity-we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
  • Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.
Benefits
Action Against Hunger-USA 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
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 4th June, 2018.

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