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Current Recruitment at Action Against Hunger, 3rd September, 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:

 

 

Job Title: Sector Manager – WASH
Location:
 Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Monguno, Borno 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 Borno 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.
  • Conducts 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.

Application Deadline 
5.00 pm, 7th September, 2018.

 

Job Title: FSL Officer – Agro
Location: 
Bade, Yobe State
Job type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Yobe State and supervised by the Sector Manager-FSL. The FSL Officer is required to lead field team in the implementation of agriculture activities of the project through livelihood interventions, business management, technical trainings and capacity building to improve skills or production in new/pre-existing livelihood assets.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization towards farmers’ field school and small holders gardening.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable beneficiaries for cash/asset for work.
  • Support in the implementation of capacity building training including field training and workshops for the target beneficiaries on vegetable production, seed conservation, farm management and storage.
  • Supervise and compile information to ensure that the surveillance of the farming situation in the area of implementation of the program is achieving the expected result, when required.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools.
  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the agricultural production activities.
  • Implement field activities for targeted communities about agricultural activities and strengthening nutrition sensitive agriculture with support from relevant State, LGA and community stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Collate information and data on agricultural activities through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Collaboration with other partners including relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in writing situation reports with information on food security, security information at the community when required.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture or any other related fields.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience in humanitarian contexts with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Have previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and report writing.
  • Be committed to upholding Action Against Hunger’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt and be 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.
  • 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.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri.

 

Job Title: FSL Assistant – Agro
Location
: Bade, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 4 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Bade, Yobe state and directly supervised by the FSL Officer-Agro. The FSL Assistant is responsible for the implementation of agricultural activities within the assigned LGA.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings 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 implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of agriculture planned activities with the 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.
  • 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.
  • Implement sensitisation 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.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Diploma in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, disaster risk management etc.
  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience in INGO.
  • Have previous experience in the Cash, IGA, FSL and extension approach.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.
  • Commitment to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER mission, values and policy

 

Application Deadline 10th September, 2018.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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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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