Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

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Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International  – Action Against Hunger | ACF-International attempts to spare lives by fighting craving and ailments that undermine the lives of defenseless groups, through nourishment, sustenance security, water and sanitation, wellbeing and backing.

TITLE: FSL ASSISTANT (INCOME GENERATION ACTIVITY)
LOCATION:
 Nangere, Yobe

SUMMARY
The FSL Assistant (Income Generation Activity) working under the supervision of the FSL Officer (Income Generation Activity) will be responsible for the implementation of Income Generation activities within the assigned LGA.

He/she will support the FSL officer to ensure AAH food security and livelihood interventions are fully integrated with nutrition and WASH interventions at facility and community level under the DFID funded Integrated Basic Nutrition Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Borno and Yobe States (INP plus) Project

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings during community led IGA 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.
  • Collect information to ensure that the surveillance of the Income Generation Activity 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 IGA Officer.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the Economic and Livelihoods Restoration.
  • Implement sensitisation activities for targeted communities about Income Generation Activates 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 IGA is made.

    REQUIREMENTS

    The successful candidate will;
  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, disaster risk management etc.
  • Have a minimum one year work experience in humanitarian contexts with in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Have previous experience with FSL interventions (i.e. IGA, agriculture/livelihoods)
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Have previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Be Proficient with microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be Fluent in English, Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri)
  • Be Committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy
  • Have a good team spirit
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy

TITLE: FSL ASSISTANT – AGRO – 2 POSITIONS
LOCATION:
 Nnagere, Yobe State

SUMMARY
The FSL Assistant -Agro working under the supervision of the Agro Officer will be responsible for the implementation of Agricultural activities within the assigned LGA.

He/she will support the FSL Officer-Agro to ensure AAH food security and livelihood interventions are fully integrated with nutrition and WASH interventions at facility and community level under the DFID funded

Integrated Basic Nutrition Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Borno and Yobe States (INP plus) Project.

TASKS 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
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the Economic and Livelihoods Restoration.
  • 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.
  • Produce project activity reports from the area of operation as per reporting schedule or when needed (Bi – weekly and monthly updates, success stories, case studies etc.)

REQUIREMENTS
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a Diploma in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, disaster risk management etc.
  • Have a minimum of one year relevant work experience in humanitarian contexts with in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Have previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Have Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Be Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Have fluency in Hausa, English
  • Be Committed to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER mission, values and policy
  • Have a good team spirit

APPLICATION METHOD
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FSL ASSISTANT (INCOME GENERATION ACTIVITY)
FSL ASSISTANT – AGRO

DEADLINE: 22 January, 2018