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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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.

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Head of Base, the HR Officer will support the HR Department in ensuring that National staff are recruited, developed and managed in a strategic, proactive manner to ensure the mission’s human resource requirements for programs and support positions; National staff benefits, data and information administration are carried out effectively, in close coordination with supervisors/managers and administrators at all bases, to ensure smooth delivery of internal services to employees; the management team is supported with all administrative tasks related to both national and international staff.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Oversee the base’s recruitment process
Ensure proper contract administration for all staff
Oversee the processing of employee’s salary and benefits
Support in the mission’s capacity building and career development
Supervise and manage staff under your responsibility 
Provide overall support to the HR Department

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management; masters’ degree a plus

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

3+ years’ experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions
Understanding of national labor law and employment norms and practices
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment
Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook)
Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently
Able to maintain confidentiality
Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs
Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset

HEALTH OFFICER

DUTY STATION: 
  Monguno, Borno State

POSITION OVERVIEW:
To support the effective implementation of the health component of multi-sectoral project, particularly in management of childhood illness and CMAM in Maiduguri, Borno State.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
To build the capacity of the MoH’s staff in State and LGA levels on CMAM In-Patient care and outreaches
To strengthen links and coordination between different departments and authorities i.e. partners, LGAs, SMOH and Hospitals
To conduct regular monitoring and supervisions in the respective mobile clinic and outreaches in order to ensure the quality of the CMAM and IMNCI

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing, Pharmacy/or Medical Doctor with Primary health care Major or Nursing degree with solid experience in Management of childhood illness and CMAM.  2 years experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI and CMAM approach.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experiences on CMAM programing
Previous experiences on In IMNCI
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong coaching/mentoring skills, able to train and build capacity in others
Experience in reporting; written English skills essential
Solid general management, teamwork spirit, community participation approach
Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
High level of self-discipline, time management, organization, self-motivated and able to work with little day to day supervisions but meet deadlines and program objectives.
Transparency and adherence to medical codes of conduct and patient, confidentiality and child protection.
Commitment to ACF values and principles.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well integrated into local community
Trained in adult education/learning and effective training techniques

HEALTH ASSISTANT

DUTY STATION:
   Monguno, Borno State

POSITION OVERVIEW:

To support Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of multi-sectoral project, particularly in management of childhood illness and CMAM in Maiduguri, Borno State

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Facilitate Capacity building of the MoH’s staff in State and LGA levels on CMAM and IMNCI.
To strengthen links and coordination between different departments and authorities i.e. partners, LGAs, SMOH and Hospitals.
To conduct regular monitoring and supervisions in the respective hospitals in order to ensure the quality of the CMAM In-Patient services.

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.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experiences on CMAM programing
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information
High level of self-discipline, time management, organization, self-motivated and able to work with little day to day supervisions but meet deadlines and program objectives
Transparency and adherence to medical codes of conduct and patient, confidentiality and child protection
Commitment to ACF values and principles.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well integrated into local community
Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous humanitarian programming experience

INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD FEEDING OFFICER
DUTY STATION:   
Monguno, Borno State

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Support implementation of ACF’s WINNN Jigawa State IYCF activities by providing training, guidance, and monitoring support to STAs, LTAs and Government counterparts, including internal follow up and accountability to ACF’s IYCF program objectives.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Provide technical support and capacity building in IYCF program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Support and coordinate micronutrient supplementation and maternal, newborn and child health weeks.
Coordination and monitoring of program implementation .

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition ; graduate degree in a related field a plus

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally both C-IYCF and IFC, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation.
Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
Demonstrable ability at report writing and excellent communication skills.
Computer literacy.
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers.
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.
Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles.
Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages; Hausa required.
Ability to work as part of a team, Facilitation and interpersonal skills
Flexibility, adaptability, and patience.
Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to assess problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM programme in an emergency context
Experience with working with partners, including the government
Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change
Fluency in  Kanouri and Fulani a plus
Training in adult learning/education and training delivery

INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD FEEDING ASSISTANT
DUTY STATION:
   Monguno, Borno State

DETAILS
Directly implement the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the IYCF officer
Facilitate community mobilization, sensitization meetings and trainings during community led IYCF activities.
Support the formation of Mother to Mother Support groups in the implementing communities.
Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities with support from the nutrition officer.
Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
Coordinate all activities very closely and in collaboration with MOH and other key stakeholders.
Facilitate good working relationship between ACF and target beneficiaries.
Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
In collaboration with the nutrition officer and DPM develop success stories, lessons learnt and case studies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of a Diploma in a nutrition or community based programming or related field.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
1 year relevant work experience
Experience in the Nutrition  and social approach – IYCF a plus
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally both C-IYCF and IFC, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation.
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers.
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.
Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles.
Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages; Hausa, Kanuri required.
Ability to work as part of a team, Facilitation and interpersonal skills
Flexibility, adaptability, and patience.
Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to assess problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Previous experience with nutrition and health  programming
Fluency in Hausa, Kanouri and English
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous humanitarian programming experience

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION OFFICER

Duty Station:    Monguno, Borno State

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Community Liaison Officer will primarily be responsible to the Field Coordinator (FieldCo) for the active involvement of community’s, Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partners, by liaison, training and sensitizing communities for the identification, formulation and implementation of AAH programs in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Provide support to AAH’s Acceptance strategy in program delivery.
Non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partner’s awareness and support to AAH programs.
Participate in regular external meetings at LGA level and at state level when required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Rural Development or in a related field with at least  3 years’ relevant project experience working with rural communities.
Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
Excellent team player.
Previous experience with Community Liaison management duties.
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.
Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience with AAH.
Administrative competence would be an asset.

NUTRITION OFFICER

Duty Station:    Monguno, Borno State

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under the supervision of the Deputy Nutrition Program Manager (DPM) the incumbent will be part of the team implementing Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities at community level. The support will be focus on implementation of porridge mum group activities in selected communities in MMC and Jere.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Implementation of nutrition activities at the community level.
Facilitate information exchange and cooperation with all ACF interventions and external stakeholders.
Assist the deputy PM to work with the logistic and admin departments to plan, procure appropriate supplies and follow up community based activities.
Formation and Operationalization of Care Groups (CGs) at LGA level.
Community based assessments, community profiling and community based interventions.
Coordinate the activities of ACF at LGA level in collaboration with the DPM.
Reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field.  Higher level degree preferred.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills with proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
Fluency in Hausa and English.
Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.
Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.
Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems.
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming
Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF programming Previous experience with ACF
Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri

NUTRITION ASSISTANTS

Duty Station:    Monguno, Borno State

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:
Implement nutrition interventions at community level under the direction of the nutrition officer.
Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
Reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Diploma in a nutrition or community based programming or related field.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
1 year relevant work experience.
Experience in the Nutrition  and social approach – IYCF a plus.
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, Kanouri and English.
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.
Good team spirit.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience with nutrition and health  programming.
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
Previous experience with ACF.
Previous humanitarian programming experience.
Ability to Speak Hausa , Kanuri.

TO APPLY
Applicants should submit their application by email to recruitment.ng@acf-international.org

To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.  Applications received without these specifications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or follow-ups will be entertained.

Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

DUE DATE: 20 April, 2017

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