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Ongoing at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International, 27th August, 2018

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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: WASH Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the Sector Manager – WASH.
  • The WASH Officer will assist the WASH Sector Manager in data collection as well as the supervision of construction and rehabilitation of water and sanitation related activities (water points, latrines, incinerators, and others) ensuring successful implementation of project activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the selection, design and construction of water systems using ground or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
  • Assessment of sanitation needs, design and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system.
  • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms.
  • Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site ensuring clarification of contractor roles and responsibilities at each stage of the execution of construction activities.
  • Support the WASH Sector Manager in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • Work closely with the WASH Sector Manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of the WASH technical activities as well as hygiene promotion.
  • Ensure effective communication and network is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration.
  • Liaise with local government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Professional, motivated, organized, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

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

 

Job Title: Health Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Damaturu and will directly report to the Sector Manager – Health
  • The Health Officer will be responsible for regular monitoring and supervision of facility based health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards in line with the project objectives.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA.
  • Situation monitoring and mapping of health sector activities in Yobe State.
  • Update tracking tool to monitor programme screening based data on acute malnutrition; collect health facility based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
  • Participate in conducting SMART/Rapid SMART surveys.
  • Participate with M&E team in the supervision of data collection for Nutrition KAP surveys; Baseline and End line Surveys.
  • Develop monthly monitoring and supervision plan for the LGA.
  • Develop LGA work plan with specific roles and responsibilities for each of the field staff.
  • Identify financial requirements, logistic needs, HR support with reference to work plan.
  • Monitor all health facilities/sites to ensure adequate supplies to delivery of uninterrupted health care services through needs identification.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience in primary health care and maternal health in the humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF program.
  • While paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.
  • Ability to work under pressure and react according to evolving context/situation.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Excellent skills in report writing.
  • Excellent Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and HAP Standards.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, 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.

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

 

 

Job Title: Sector Manager – Health

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Damaturu and reports directly to the OFDA Project Manager.
  • The Health Sector Manager (SMH) will be responsible for the overall management and technical direction of Action Against Hunger’s OFDA funded Health and Nutrition interventions that targets vulnerable population and host communities at the affected LGAs in Yobe State.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of the short and long term plans for delivery of project services and provide guidance to the Nutrition and Health project team in the management of project interventions and/or activities for effective project impact.
  • Work with the project team to develop the overall detailed project implementation plan for nutrition and health component in line with predefined project implementation work plan.
  • Manage the assigned Nutrition and Health project interventions in order to meet the project objectives within budget and the allotted time frame and report promptly any operational concerns (e.g. projected failure to meet objectives; increased beneficiary needs; projected over or under spending on project budget).
  • Facilitate regular meetings to support information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback.
  • Support the Regional Nutrition and Health Coordination team in ensuring the quality and pertinence of training programmes established for the AAH teams.
  • Ensure projects are implemented in line with donor requirements and in accordance with Action Against Hunger, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards.
  • Support the implementation of the Health and Nutrition monitoring systems and record keeping methods that support routine data collection, analysis and reporting in line with the organization and donor expectations.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Nutrition/Nursing or Medicine or public health. Certificate in project management for development professionals will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in primary health care and maternal health in the humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF program.
  • Previous experience in a managerial role.
  • Ability to plan and organize work Independent with appropriate follow through while paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.
  • Ability to work under pressure and react according to evolving context/situation.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Excellent skills in report writing.
  • Excellent Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and HAP Standards.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, 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.

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

 

Job Title: WASH PHP Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • This position will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and will be directly supervised by the Sector Manager – WASH.
  • The WASH Public Health Promotion Officer and is accountable for the overall implementation of the Public health promotion and Non-Food Items distribution of the WASH project.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that a KAP baseline survey is carried out, analysis done and hygiene promotion strategy is designed on the basis of the findings (for projects more than three months long)
  • In coordination with the Sector Manager, Participate in the development of culturally appropriate IEC materials, conduct pre-test at community level to inform the final design. Disseminate IEC materials alongside hygiene promotion activities. This should be drawn up as a communication plan.
  • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking in the broader perspective of public health.
  • Plan beneficiary selection and registration, and led  the distribution of NFI kits with the Field Assistant team.
  • Liaise closely with the WASH Sector manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities
  • Identify various target groups in geographical area including the Identification, training and mobilization of the Community Health Volunteers and WASH Committees.
  • In coordination with the WASH Sector Manager, revise and adapt hygiene promotion training material to local context and in line with target groups to be trained
  • Work closely with the WASH technical(Engineering) team in the implementation of WASH activities especially in the area of community engagement.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree/HND in public health, social science and other related fields.
  • At least 2 years relevant working experience in supervising hygiene promotion and community mobilization activities in the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills and ability to write quality reports.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.

 

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

 

Job Title: WASH PHP Assistant

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • This position will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and will be directly supervised by the WASH PHP Officer.
  • The WASH PHP Assistant will assist the PHP officer to undertake hygiene promotion related activities and non-food items distribution to affected populations.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Organize hygiene promotion awareness raising sessions though emergency hygiene session or through PHAST, CHAST and CLTS methodologies.
  • Mobilize communities to adopt safe hygiene practices as promoted by the project (latrine construction, hand washing facilities, environmental cleanliness).
  • Assist the PHP officer in conducting training sessions for the community workers/volunteer and/or targeted populations.
  • Assist the PHP officer in preparing training modules for the promotion of hygiene in the communities.
  • Assist the PHP officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences: songs, role games, meetings, and training courses.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum OND in public health, social science and other related fields.
  • At least 1 year relevant working experience in supervising hygiene promotion and community mobilization activities in the humanitarian sector.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity and motivated.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

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

 

Job Title: Sector Manager – WASH

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the OFDA Project Manager.
  • The Sector Manager is responsible for monitoring and supporting the successful implementation of WASH projects in Yobe State according to the project objectives.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate design, construction and implementation of WASH hardware according to technical standards as well as proper maintenance and use of WASH equipment mostly in health facilities.
  • Design, estimate and provide B&Q of the water and sanitation activities to be undertaken in coordination with the officers, report immediately any changes required in design and cost beyond the scope of approved budget.
  • Implements, in the framework of projects, the mission’s WASH strategy taking into account the key internal and external documents: Action Against Hunger charter, strategic framework, policies amongst others.
  • Ensure that all data and information are updated, well organized and easily accessible including the capitalization of lessons learnt and best practices.
  • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions.
  • Conduct needs assessments.
  • Participate in the definition of the WASH strategy for Action Against Hunger as well as identification and design of potential new intervention areas.

Position Requirements​

  • Degree in Engineering or Public Health Degree (bachelors or equivalent/higher).
  • Additional training courses specific to WASH in development contexts (such as bioforce Institute graduate), and/or Program Management professional certifications, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 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: WASH Assistant

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • This position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the WASH Officer
  • The WASH Assistant is required to work closely with the WASH Officer to ensure successful implementation of WASH project activities in line with the project objectives.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance to the WASH Technical Officer to assess water and sanitation needs in the communities.
  • Participate in technical assessments, data collection, and technical surveys.
  • Participate in community selection and mobilization towards the construction and/or rehabilitation of water and sanitation activities.
  • Assist in the supervision of seconded staff throughout construction and or rehabilitation activities.
  • Communicate & report WASH field activities accordingly to all relevant parties.
  • Conduct regular 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 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 (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.

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

Deadline: 3rd September, 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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