Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 2018 Recruitment


Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 2018 Recruitment – Action Against Hunger | ACF-International attempts to spare lives by battling craving and ailments that debilitate the lives of helpless groups, through nourishment, sustenance security, water and sanitation, wellbeing and backing.

We are selecting to fill the positions underneath:

Job Title: Regional Nutrition and Health Coordinator
Maiduguri, Borno
Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

  • Developing a regional nutrition and health programming, coordinating effective technical program implementation and playing an active role in ACF strategic engagement with the working groups at the regional (Yobe & Borno States) levels in Nigeria.

Key Activities

  • To develop the emergency response strategy and support fundraising for Action Against Hunger’s Nutrition and Health programs in Northeastern Nigeria.
  • To provide technical oversight of ACF’s Nutrition and Health programming in Northeastern Nigeria.
  • To ensure capitalization, learning and global reporting of all Nutrition and Health related activities across the region.
  • To support proper and adequate resource management: HR, Finance and assets.
  • To represent the department and the organization at state and LGA level and promote ACF’s technical viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work.

You’re a seasoned Nutrition professional:

  • You have an advanced University Degree (Masters) preferred in Human Nutrition, Medical Sciences or Social Sciences.
  • You have a Minimum of 4 years of previous experience working with NGOs specifically in nutrition and/or health.
  • You have advanced knowledge of N&H guidelines and procedures including those of donors and international standards (e.g. SPHERE).

You’re a super comunicator:

  • You are able to adjust your own style to represent ACF appropriately with a range of national counterparts, as well as colleagues from other cultures & professions.
  • You can provide technical advice in clear, unambiguous language, patiently explaining to field teams the reasons behind your conclusions in order to develop their technical skills.
  • You are diplomatic & can assist colleagues to handle difficult situations.

You’re passionate to develop Nutrition interventions which have impact:

  • You have significant experience with INGOs in recovery and complex emergencies.  Previous experience with partnerships and alliances is an asset.
  • You have experience with nutrition and coverage surveys, and rapid nutrition assessments.
  • You have experience with external representation and knowledge of Nut & Health Cluster mechanisms.
  • You are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.
  • You have a good understanding of Social Behavior Change and nutrition sensitive programming.
  • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, OCHA, CIDA, EU, DFID, USAID, etc.)

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Field Manager
Dutse, Jigawa
Job Summary

  • The Field Manager position is based in Dutse, Jigawa and reports to the Country Director.
  • The Field Manager is responsible for managing the field office and portfolio, ensuring safety and security of the staff and assets including the management of support team.

The tasks and responsibilities includes:

  • Monitor the PCM (Project Cycle Management) as well as implementation of project activities in line with different work plans.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of procedures and processes and followed to provide coordinated support for program departments from support departments (log/fin/HR).
  • Maintain and update security plans (procedural, SOP, MOSS, health, evacuation) and security network at the field level.
  • Monitor the compliance of ACTION AGAINST HUNGER financial, logistics and HR guidelines including donor policies and guidelines.
  • Facilitate meetings with support department and project managers on a regular basis to ensure coordination of all crossâ€�over issues.
  • Develop effective communications between Field Coordinators, and field level support managers to ensure support department performance remains optimal.
  • Develop clear guidelines, working styles and tools to ensure a more effective support to program development and implementation.
  • Build relationship with stakeholders at the local level of responsibility and liaise/exchange information to ensure common ACTION AGAINST HUNGER strategic positioning in humanitarian issues.
  • Establish performance objectives for team members and provide effective feedback.
  • Contribute to the professional development and improvement of team members.
  • Brief staff on security and context changes as needed.
  • Analyze and submit bi-weekly situation reports.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have a degree in accounting, management, finance, or related field; MBA or similar higher degree a plus with at least three years of experience with donor funded programs.
  • Have exceptional organization and planning skills with experience in supervising and managing a large team.
  • Have strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Be able to provide effective feedback, foster teamwork, promote diverse teams and maintain positive working environment to align with work plan and organizational objectives.
  • Have the ability to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Be committed to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Charter values of: Professionalism, Transparency, Neutrality, Access to Victims and Non-Discrimination.
  • Have previous management and supervisory experience including management of multiple teams/departments.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • This Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the Field Coordinator.
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager supports the implementation of monitoring and evaluation component of all programs and projects in Yobe state and also provides accountability to ensure efficiency in project deliverables.

The tasks and responsibilities includes:

  • Monitor grant activities and ensure that the organization’s project complies with donor performance reporting requirements.
  • Conduct needs assessments to identify necessary changes and future opportunities, DQAs, baseline and end line studies, post distribution monitoring knowledge attitude and practice surveys.
  • Participate in the management and administration of the electronic cash platform (Redrose).
  • Develop Terms of Reference for assessments, internal reviews and validate project data.
  • Develop quarterly reporting with other members of the team including general management of the mission accountability framework (CRM) in Damaturu.
  • Contribute to the learning process through documentation of case studies and success stories and also support the mission annual beneficiary count process.
  • Provide on the job training, coaching and organized sessions to staff and other partners.
  • Lead the preparation of comprehensive M&E plans for each project to capture quantitative and qualitative data for project performance tracking and reporting.
  • Promote the use of participatory data collection techniques involving beneficiaries, institutions and partners in the project.
  • Develop and revise internal and external reports ensuring compliance with donor requirements and that reports reflect an actual representation of field implementation activities and results based on M&E findings.
  • Manage the centralized information database by regularly updating contextual information dashboard with current, explicit data and statistics to support during regional situational analysis, program updates, concepts and proposal development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree or equivalent in social sciences, statistics, Development studies International relations, mathematics, business administration or computer science, with relevant experience in information management including data analysis and GIS in emergency or development sector.
  • At least four years of experience working with NGOs covering multi-sectorial programming.
  • The ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • Knowledge and experience in qualitative and quantitative data management techniques including proficient use of SPSS, STATA, Epi-info softwares.
  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation with special emphasis on activity monitoring, data management including data collection, analysis and storage.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, including the ability to write clear and engaging reports.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Understanding of social behavior change and nutrition sensitive programming preferably.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Advocacy Advisor
Job Description

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by…

  • playing a key role in strategy development and implementation, focusing on the humanitarian response in North East Nigeria, networking and representation at national and regional level and grant management through management of existing advocacy grants and lead the writing of further successful advocacy funding proposals.

Key Activities

  • Lead the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Action Against Hunger advocacy activities in Nigeria.
  • Networking and representation by developing and enhancing Action Against Hunger’s position at national level.
  • Serve as advocacy advisor to the network for the Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin crises.

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional:

  • You have a Masters’ degree in development studies, international relations/ affairs, social sciences, politics, or similar field.
  • You have at least five years in humanitarian advocacy/strategy development.
  • You have at least least 5 years’ advocacy experience.
  • You have demonstrated expertise in humanitarian advocacy and/or representation to influence humanitarian policies at a high level (e.g. country director/tech coordinator profile with a track record of representation to donors and governments).
  • You have knowledge on the UN humanitarian response system, including the clusters, humanitarian funding mechanisms.
  • You have knowledge on humanitarian principles and international humanitarian law.

You are very efficient leading processes:

  • You are an excellent communicator
  • You have experience working in a politically sensitive context with substantial constraints on humanitarian advocacy .

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:

  • You have diplomatic skills and are able to conduct negotiation and mediation with tact.
  • You have experience in community-level communications, feedback or awareness campaigns.


  • Prior Experience in Nigeria, with knowledge of the political and humanitarian situation in Nigeria.
  • Experience in using grant management, using M & E information for advocacy, campaign and dialogues with partners and governments.

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: –

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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