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Latest Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim – ACF) began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming and looking at the Nutrition for children, pregnant and lactating mothers. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations in Borno State in 2014 in response to the crisis to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security & livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe, and 3 in Jigawa.

The mission has over 600 staff including over 40 international employees. There are four base offices: Damaturu, Maiduguri, Monguno, and Dutse, and three sub-bases including Potiskum, Bade, and Damasak.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WASH Sector Manager

Location: Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
Direct Line Manager: WASH Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a WASH Sector Manager who will ensure technical implementation of integrated AAH WASH programs in Yobe State, develop AAH understanding of WASH issues in Northern Nigeria, Supervision of the WASH program staff: induction, follow up, evaluation, and promotion of positive team dynamics and motivation, Support the project manager in developing proper Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting of projects, contribute to the mission’s capitalization and to AAH communication.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and ensure the use of appropriate techniques and materials for hygiene promotion, COVID-19 session and training.
  • Support the project manager in developing a Project implementation plan including procurement and distribution schedules of project inputs in line with project logistics/supply chain capacity.
  • Ensure that all data and information is updated, well organized and easily accessible; and that lessons learnt and best practice are capitalized.
  • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide clear recommendations for interventions. This includes COVID-19 response, effect, gaps, and mitigation.
  • Establish performance management of staffs under your supervision through effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measurable objectives, on-going feedback, periodic reviews, and fair and unbiased evaluations.
  • Participate and support the project manager actively in developing M&E and indicator tracking plans for all grants, developing additional M&E tools as necessary to monitor project progress, with support of the M&E team.
  • Contribute to appropriate, timely, and accurate data collection against agreed indicators to enable both internal and external reporting.

Requirements

  • HND / Degree in Engineering, Technology or Public Health in a field related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Civil/Building/Geology/Public health)
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience, in a WASH Management/ Supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in the INGO/NGO and humanitarian context
  • Experience managing a team of staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Nutrition/Health and WASH programming and community engagement;
  • Capacity to work in a team of diverse culture;
  • Result-oriented with strong organization, communication and planning skills;
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills) and Hausa preferably.

Remuneration

  • Minimum Basic Salary: NGN 308,589 per month
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion. Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

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

 

Job Title: Health Assistant

Location: Bade, Yobe
Job type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Details

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Health Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
  • This person will provide technical support to the  Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of the multi-sectoral project, particularly in the management of childhood illness, COVID -19 and CMAM in Bade, Yobe State.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the health officer and respective hospital authorities, conduct training needs assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.
  • Facilitate and organize training on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all Action Against Hunger supported Clinics and CMAM outreaches to ensure good quality of services.
  • Follow up with HWs at the respective Clinics and OTPs to ensure the staff sends the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities on a monthly basis.
  • Assist the health Officer to prepare and organize regular coordination meetings with SNO, relevant hospital authorities, and HWs on the issue of CMAM In-Patient management.
  • Work closely with the HWs in hospitals and OTP sites as well as CVs for an effective follow up of children discharged from the hospitals to the health facilities for a better continuation of the CMAM treatment.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Science with a major in Nursing, community health, or Nutrition. 1-year experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI, and CMAM approach.
  • Must an indigene and reside in Bade or Nguru LGA
  • Previous experiences in CMAM programming.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
  • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well-integrated into the local community
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English.

Remuneration

  • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

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

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Officer

Location: Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
Direct Line Manager: Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting a Health Officer who will be accountable for regular monitoring and supervision of facility-based health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards.

Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA, and share with the Sector Health Manager.
  • Update tracking tool to monitor program screening based data on acute malnutrition; collect health facility-based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
  • Ensure that the Assistants are using the standard Monitoring checklist during a visit to health facilities.
  • Ensure that specific monitoring finding is reported to the NHSM with potential solutions
  • During the supervision visit, identify gaps in the supply sides and report to the NHSM.
  • Work with health workers to establish crowd control mechanisms in the health facilities/centers.
  • Use appropriate attendance sheet on-job coaching sessions, workshops / meetings, and training and share a copy with the line manager.
  • Use specific supervision checklist during supervision visits and archive filled supervision checklists with a summary report.

Qualifications

  • HND / Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in primary health care programs.
  • An excellent report-writing skill is required including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Remuneration

  • Minimum Basic Salary: NGN 236,585 per month
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

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

Job Title: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

Location: Bade, Yobe
Job type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: WASH Sector Manager

Details

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a WASH PHP/NFI Officer who will be accountable for the overall implementation of the Public Health Promotion and Non-Food Items distribution of the WASH project.

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 WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt hygiene promotion and COVID-19 prevention and control training material to local context and in line with target groups to be trained.
  • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt all IEC materials in line with the local context. This should be drawn up as a communication plan.
  • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking in the broader perspective of public health.
  • Liaise closely with the WASH Sector technical team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger at local level WASH meetings and technical working groups relating to Public health promotion and NFI distribution as required by your line manager.
  • Ensure that your team co-ordinate and integrate with WASH technical team members and Report regularly, verbally and in writing, to the WASH Sector Manager.

Requirements

  • HND/Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Rural Development or other related fields.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in humanitarian contexts.
  • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills).

Remuneration

  • Minimum Monthly Salary: 236,585 Naira
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

Deadline: 27th November, 2020.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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