Action Against Hunger Jobs Recruitment [2 new positions]

Latest Action Against Hunger jobs vacancies and Recruitment in Nigeria. December, 2021 for

  • Community Mobilization Officer
  • ICT Assistant

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

Action Against Hunger Jobs

December, 2021 | Job Title: Community Mobilization Officer | Action Against Hunger

Location: Potiskum, Yobe
Employment Type: Full time
Programmes: Nutrition and Health
Reporting to: Nutrition and Health Programme Manager
Experience Level: Mid Level
Proposed Start Date: December 2021

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of Community Mobilization Officer who will primarily be responsible for the implementation of Community Mobilization activities for the Nutrition and Health project. 
  • He/She will be responsible for supporting Nutrition and Health team to establish effective relationships with the local communities, and facilitate increasing participation of the community members across all project activities.
  • This entails building strong relationships with the local communities from across different ethnicities, religions, nationalities, genders and ages.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with community members and also maintain contacts with the relevant gate keepers and humanitarian actors at site level, in order to support the participation and inclusion of the local communities.
  • Support the reinforcement and coordination of regular project monitoring activities, i.e. baseline, PDM, end line, etc.
  • Assist the PM in preparing internal and external reports for AAH and the community, including case studies and success stories.
  • Participate with line manager/technical managers in developing criteria for selection of care group promoters, care group volunteers from the community level.
  • Organize and facilitate trainings for community promoters and health workers on care group modules & lesson plans.
  • Facilitate strong linkage between the facilities and community level activities through liaison with Nutrition and Health educations/CHEWS based at the health facility.
  • Develop and share LGA budget planning in line with the project internal budget and reviewed work plan on a monthly and quarterly basis; share with line manager.
  • Engage health workers in selection process of care group volunteers, supervision of care group activities, training of care group promoters etc.
  • Maintain database of community promoters and care group volunteers with their contact information and/or alternative contact information at LGA level.
  • Archive all finalized LGA work plan, monthly action plans, updated data bases related to care group activities at LGA level.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger with local authorities, partners and other program stakeholders at LGA level with support from Nutrition and Health PM.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development or related studies, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Communications, or related social science field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ in community mobilization work particularly in a humanitarian context.
  • Experience in Nutrition/Health and /or WASH Programming and Community Engagement.
  • 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 spoken and written English. Hausa and Kanuri will be an advantage.

Starting Gross Basic Salary and Other Benefits

  • N281,063 monthly (excluding other benefits).
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
Monday, 22nd November, 2021.

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

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply

Job Title: ICT Assistant | Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Logistics
Experience Level: Entry Level
Reporting To: ICT Officer
Proposed Start Date: December 2021

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of ICT Assistant who will assist the ICT Officer in all ICT related issues and can provide basic support on Information Systems and Energy for Maiduguri offices.

Key Responsibilities

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  • Support the ICT Officer to install and configure servers and other network resources for Maiduguri office and sub-bases and the respective users.
  • Support the ICT Officer in carrying out energy related tasks for Maiduguri office.
  • Backing up of all users’ official data on the server and then server files are backed up on the NAS at scheduled times for Maiduguri office.
  • Support the ICT Officer in managing the functionality of all CCTV systems and take responsibility to backing up of all CCTV footages for Maiduguri office.
  • Collaborate with the procurement team to see that all requested equipment/services are delivered with the right specifications.
  • Support the ICT Officer to Carryout regular assets inventory and tracking for Maiduguri.
  • Support the ICT Officer to carryout proactive maintenance on all ICT equipment in Maiduguri office and always put them in good working condition.
  • Closely monitor the use of all communication services (internet, GSM, satellite and radio) for unprofessional use or any possible abuse and report same to the DHoD – Infra.
  • Support the ICT Officer to configure all accounts (email, NHF and other relevant platform) for all users of Maiduguri office and maintain the database for the same location.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Higher National Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields. A non-related field with professional certifications and minimum of 3 years work related experience.
  • Professional certificate(s) and/or trainings in the ICT related fields.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar responsibilities is required.
  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international related NGOs.
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills, approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment.
  • Fluency in English.

Starting Gross Basic Salary and Other Benefits

  • N183,056 per month (excluding other benefits).
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2021.

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

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply.

Job Title: Deputy Country Director – Programs | Action Against Hunger | Location: Abuja | Duration: 12 Months | Start Date: 15 – 12 – 2021

Work Context

  • Nigeria is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis because of the ongoing conflict in the North-East of the country between the State and the non-State armed groups. With 1.8 million internally displaced people in the affected states (IOM, Displacement Tracking Matrix, October 2018) and 7.1 million people in need of humanitarian help (OCHA, Nigeria : Humanitarian Response Plan, 2019-2021), it is one of the gravest crisis in the world.
  • The Nigeria mission has been opened in 2010 by ACF-US and came under ACF-FR management from January 1, 2019. ACF Nigeria is currently undertaking the following activities: Food Security and Livelihoods Nutrition and Health, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene. The mission consists of a team of 500+ national employees and about 50 international employees. 
  • In addition to a coordinating base in Abuja the capital city, there are three state offices in Damaturu, Maiduguri and Dutse and four sub bases including Monguno, Potiskum, Bade and Damasak.
  • The size of team is 5-6 Heads of department, the technical areas of operation are WASH, Health and Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, and Social Protection. The position is based on Abuja, however it requires extensive travel to operational area which are insecure. Action Against Hunger reaches out to millions of people across 4 states of operation in Nigeria.   

Responsibilities
You work with the Country Director to provide leadership to the development and maintenance of a comprehensive needs-based program strategy that is responsive to the dynamic needs of the most vulnerable populations built on the program strengths of Action Against Hunger.

More Precisely, your missions will be:

  • Coordinate technical country strategy and support provision of operational management and integration of all technical areas
  • Oversee the quality implementation of ongoing programming based on robust grant management and monitoring and evaluation systems and the facilitation of Technical Department;
  • Ensure Donor Compliance, Reporting and Documentation
  • Representation with external stakeholders (donors, UN, partner INGOs and national and local government officials)
  • Additional Responsibilities: the job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task;

Requested Profile

  • You hold a Master’s Degree, ideally in Humanitarian Program Coordination, International Development, International Relations
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in similar setting and responsibility
  • You have excellent management skills specially of large scale programme (experience in HR, projects and  stress management)
  • You have strong ability to organize, train and motivate a multicultural team
  • You have excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills
  • You are disciplined, organised and able to work independently
  • You are fluent in English.

Specific Conditions / Salary

  • 12 months fixed term contract under French legislation:
  • Monthly gross salary from 2,735 € to 3,185 € upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance: 203€ + 312€ net, field paid.
  • + 150€ of monthly gross salary as country allowance.  
  • + 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.
  • + Child allowance, limited to 5 children.
  • Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance

Leaves and RnR:

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • + 20 RnR per year.   
  • + 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 12 weeks).
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference

Training:

  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note

  • ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination
  • Action Against Hunger programme in Nigeria is one of the most interesting and challenging environments one can work in. It offers the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of people both in the conflict affected North-East and also in states outside of the North-East.

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Programme Manager | Action Against Hunger

Locations: Maiduguri – Borno and Potiskum – Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Nutrition and Health
Experience: Manager/Supervisor
Direct Line Manager: Project Coordinator
Proposed Start date: November 2021

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is looking for to fill the role of a Nutrition and Health Programme Manager to contribute to the successful implementation of nutrition program activities with the aim to improve access to nutrition and health services for affected population in Borno and Yobe state under the BHA (Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance) funded project.

Key Responsbilities

  • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA; and share with Project Coordinator;
  • 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;
  • Develop nutrition activity work plans based on the program annual work plan and implement activities in a timely manner;
  • In consultation with technical leads, contribute to development of nutrition project proposals and project budgets
  • 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;
  • Conduct field assessments, identifying potential needs, designing and implementing response plans;
  • Ensure quality and timely field level implementation of the Nutrition programme (OTP and TSFP), against set objectives, targets, work plans;
  • Work with health workers to establish crowd control mechanisms and compliance with Infection Control and COVID-19 mitigation measures in the health facilities/centres;
  • Provide guidance and support to health workers for putting in place facility based screening, detection of acutely malnourished children;
  • Closely monitor if health workers are following the appropriate protocol for antenatal care, delivery service and postnatal care;
  • Support the State Ministry of Health facility staffs on developing customized need specific guidance notes and delivery service for on job coaching on different modules based on national protocol;
  • Conduct technical on-job coaching of health workers during supportive supervision in health facilities;
  • Mentor, and supervise the Nutrition team to promote high quality nutrition implementation approaches including conduct various trainings on nutrition and supportive supervision activities;
  • Prepare consolidated tracking tool for supportive supervision visits/on-job coaching sessions.

Position Requirements

  • At least a Degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health or other relevant qualifications with at least 5 years experience in managing nutrition and health activities;
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
  • Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment;
  • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities;
  • Excellent report writing skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word);
  • Fluency in Hausa and English;
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy.

Starting Gross Basic Salary & Other Benefits

  • N718,840 per month (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2021.

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

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply.

Job Title: Cash and Livelihoods Program Manager | Action Against Hunger

Location: Potiskum, Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Programmes – FSL
Experience: Manager / Supervisor
Reporting to: Head of Department Food Security and Livelihoods
Proposed Start Date: To be determined based on funding approval

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is currently looking to fill the role of Cash and Livelihoods Program Manager who will work under the direct supervision of the FSL HOD and will be responsible for providing technical support for the implementation of all FSL activities in Yobe under the SDC funded project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that program technical implementation is responsive to communities, authorities, partners and consistent with Action Against Hunger’s relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan;
  • Conduct technical monitoring visits to the field to ensure that all targeted program beneficiaries are rightly benefitting from the FSL interventions;
  • Monitor the environment through regular scanning and data gathering for new opportunities, innovations, new approaches, designs or technologies;
  • Conduct Food Security & Livelihood assessments for program development in relation to Yobe state context;
  • Represent AAH in donor meetings and project field visits, coordination meetings and technical meetings as designated by FSL HoD;
  • Support FSL HoD in leading program integration initiatives for multi-sectoral approach;
  • Develop tools and guidance notes on Cash-based transfer and food voucher modalities, market assessment, livelihoods recovery, agricultural inputs, resilience programming and related areas.
  • Provide individual coaching and training of FSL personnel to improve any identified areas of weakness or capacity gap;
  • Ensure that all program-related data and information on FSL activities area of the program is correct, updated, organized and accessible to the country program, HQ and other key stakeholders, and that lessons learnt and best practice are documented;
  • Support development of activities progress reports for the program team as well as contribute to the development of donor reports;
  • Review reports and gauge program progress against the logical framework, ensuring compliance with AAH internal and donor’s reporting standards. 

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Agribusiness, Soil Science, Crop Protection and Management, Agronomy or a related field, or a Degree in any other field but with a Master’s Degree in Food Security & Livelihoods related field of study;
  • Minimum of five years experience in Food Security and Livelihoods;
  • Experience in Food security and Livelihood assessments including cash and market assessments in both development and emergency contexts;
  • Proven management and leadership skills (HR, projects, and stress management);
  • Proven ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy;
  • Experience with evaluations and monitoring as well as Program Cycle Management;
  • Experience with research and partnership developments with universities;
  • Experience with donor communications;
  • Good analytical and report writing skills;
  • Disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.

Starting Gross Basic Salary  & Other Benefits

  • N718,840 per month (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2021.

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

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply.

Job Title: MEAL Manager | Action Against Hunger | Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Monitoring and Evaluation
Experience Level: Experienced
Direct Line Manager: Deputy MEAL HOD
Proposed Start Date: October 2021

Job Description

  • We are looking for a MEAL Manager who will be responsible for effective management and implementation of monitoring and evaluation component of all programs and projects, both new and established, providing accountability and ensuring efficiency in project deliverables.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate utilization of the already setup MEAL systems to guide project start-up, implementation, adjustment, accountability and learning in compliance with ACF’s MEAL Guidelines and Minimum Requirements for MEAL.
  • In collaboration with the MEAL HOD and DHOD and field teams, lead in the preparation of comprehensive M&E plans for each project to capture quantitative and qualitative data for project performance tracking and reporting.
  • Support the MIS officer for the operationalization of the use of mobile data collection systems and other technologies to strengthen monitoring and reporting of activities.
  • Work closely with other technical staff in order to agree on the scope of mapping, define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, and participate in undertaking mapping.
  • Provide feedback to program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the timely and accurate acquisition, aggregation and analysis of information in programs.
  • Develop monthly workplan for MEAL field team and ensure timely sharing with MEAL technical team.
  • Support MEAL HOD and DHODs in ensuring that lessons in planning, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and impact assessment are documented, shared and considered in the design of new projects and technical plans and are discussed during periodic program reviews and ultimately fed into current work and future program development.
  • To supervise and plan the kick off meeting with community at the beginning of the project cycle with support of Knowledge Management officer.
  • To support program teams with the data collection and analysis of the needs assessment for the community engagement.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Rural Development, Business, Administration, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills) Fluency in local language (especially Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri, both written and spoken skills).

Salary & Other Benefits

  • N718, 840 per month (excluding other benefits).
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2021.

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

Note

  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply.
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

Job Title: Finance & Admin Officer | Action Against Hunger

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Finance
Experience: Mid Level
Direct Line Manager: Finance Manager (with dotted reporting line to HR Manager)
Proposed Start Date: November 2021

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger is looking to fill the role of a Finance and Admin Officer to manage the cash and bank book payment, posting and reconciliation accurately, ensure deduction and remittance of tax in compliance with Nigerian Tax Law and identify and report red flags of fraud and corruption cases to appropriate channel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure bank books & cash book are closed, reconciled & sent to capital office on a monthly basis together with the bank reconciliation & cash counts;
  • Manage the advances, ensuring invoices are received and that they are consistent with the Action Against Hunger’s procedures (invoice accurate and signed);
  • Support the implementation of a uniform onboarding process for all new staff;
  • Ensure that administrative processes for employee separations are followed properly, and that necessary documentation and information is provided and recorded for the processing of end of contracts;
  • Work with the HR Manager to ensure signed time sheets and pay slips are received, tracked and filed correctly for all staff, to ensure that all information related to payroll are received, consolidated and filed in a timely manner;
  • Provide relevant data relating to payroll;
  • Draft and circulate HR department communications when required;
  • Support the implementation of a uniform briefing process for all new staff;
  • Archive financial files as per Action Against Hunger archiving guidelines, keep copies at the base & send originals to the capital office on a monthly basis;
  • Verify & cross check all base monthly financial documents are correctly allocated & completed as per Action Against Hunger Archiving guidelines.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field;
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions;
  • High level of organization skills, time management, capacity to maintain confidentiality and attention to detail;
  • Professionalism, honesty, reliability, autonomy & strong sense of responsibility;
  • Strong accounting skills including experience with SAGA accounting system;
  • Excellent report writing skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word);
  • Experience in managing SAGA accounting system;
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.

Starting Gross Basic Salary  & Other Benefits

  • N366,604 per month (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
19th October, 2021.

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

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Qualified women are strongly encourage to apply.
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