Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Jobs @... Action Against Hunger - Massive Recruitment

Employer: Action Against Hunger

The Company
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.

Action Against Hunger is recruiting to fill the positions of:

Job Title: Cash Officer, Damaturu

Location: Yobe
Duty Station: F.C.T, Abuja

Position Overview

Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in Yobe State (LGA) in North-Eastern Nigeria. From December, 2015 to March 2016, ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

Specific Objectives
Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.
Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices
Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team
Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups
Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully.

Qualifications

Degree in Accountancy and Food Security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
Previous experience with Cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
Three years relevant work experience
Capacity to supervise a team
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, Kanoori and English
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
Previous team management and activity planning experience
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA)
Analytical capacity
Good relational qualities
Good knowledge of techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems
Good knowledge of implementing projects
Capacity to write high quality reports




Job Title: Geographic Information's System Intern
Location: Abia
Duty Station: F.C.T, Abuja

Position Overview

Action Against Hunger (AAH) plan to utilize the use of Geographic Information System to promote better understanding and utilization of different types of data such as socioeconomic, demographic, administrative or political boundaries, land use, land cover and environmental infrastructure.
The role of this position will assist programs to create and maintain data and/or maps that can be combined with geographically referenced data in order to strengthen the capacity of the government institutions and local community on disaster risk management, as well as providing technical assistance in hazard and risk mapping.

Specific Objectives
Conduct research/studies and provides technical input in the formulation and integration of GIS technology into ACF Nigeria mission programming, specifically in the areas of remote sensing, geographic information system (GIS), and other related spatial information applications.
Plan, organize and develop geographic data management processes for operational programming needs in relation to spatial information acquired.
Promotion of exchange of geographical data and metadata between programmes as well as within consortiums’ and partners

Qualifications

Minimum a Bachelor degree in Geography, Computer Science, Remote Sensing or GIS related field from a recognized university.
Preferably 1 year experience in GIS in humanitarian setup.

Essential Skills and Experience


Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles.
Knowledge about the technical aspects of geographical data management and utilization.
Knowledge about data processing, classification of data in northern Nigeria including experience in organizing the collection, storage and usage of geographic data.
Ability to solve GIS-specific problems and convey GIS information to non-GIS people.
Ability to handle a large volume of work in an effective and timely manner.
Willing and able to travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding.
Excellent verbal and written skills in English and local language

Preferred Skills and Experience

Familiar with GIS software (Desktop GIS, spatial DBMS, web map server and related tools), coordinate geometry, data conversion and validation, spatial analysis and visualization
Working experiences in multi sectorial humanitarian setup
Knowledge and experience in humanitarian issues in the northern Nigeria.





Job Title: Public Health Promotion & Non-Food Item Distribution Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Position Overview

The HP and NFI assistant will be working under the supervision of the HP & NFI Officer.
He/she will assist the HP &NFI officer to undertake hygiene promotion related activities and non-food items distribution to affected populations.

Specific Objectives:

Assist the PHP & NFI Officer in context assessment and developing materials for hygiene promotion
Carry out safe hygiene promotion and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities
Assist the HP & NFI Officer to carry out NFI distribution

Qualifications
Diploma in Public health, sociology, rural development, and other related fields

Essential Skills and Experience:

Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization
Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Two years relevant work experience
NYSC compulsory
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa and English
Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with AAH




Job Title: Nutrition Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno state

Position Overview

The Nutrition and Health Officer will play a key role in implementing the program, focusing on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions.

Specific Objectives
To assist in the development and implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC and IYCF methodology
Collaborate with health centers and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out program activities.
Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field.
Higher level Degree preferred.

Preferred Skills and Experience

Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
Previous experience with ACF

Essential Skills and Experience

Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
Skills on statistical and other software (MS Excel, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
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



Job Title: WASH Technical Officer

Location: Damatur, Yobe State

Position Overview

The WASH Technical Officer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the WASH Emergency Response Program Manager, accountable for professional technical contribution to drilling and construction of the WASH project activities within the framework of the emergency response program in Borno state, Nigeria.

Specific Objectives:
Overall supervision of water and sanitation construction activities including preparing technical designs and bills of quantities
Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners
Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation

Qualifications

Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields

Essential Skills and Experience:

Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities
Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Three years relevant work experience
Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa and English
Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with AAH



Job Title: Nutrition & Health (N-H) Deputy Program Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Position Overview

Following the direction of the Nutrition Program Manager, the Deputy Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for running and supervising nutrition & health activities at all stages of the project management cycle.
He/she is also responsible for accomplishing the program objectives and outcomes within the contextual constraints in coordination and synergy with other DPMs.
The DPM ensures the Nutrition & Health team completes the defined activities while adhering to internal standards and contractual obligations.
The N-H DPM also has responsibilities regarding the capacity building of staff; humanitarian needs identification through needs assessments, monitoring of the evolving situation; context analysis to contribute to the development of future programs and internal coordination.

Specific Objectives
Contribute to the definition and the implementation of ACF policies, positioning and strategies in the mission
Contribute to the identification, definition, formulation of N-H projects and/or components of projects led by other sectors.
Leads projects implementation, monitoring and reporting for N-H.
To support in local ACF representation and coordination with other stakeholders within the intervention area
Contribute to evaluation (internal and external) of project’s effect/impact.
Contribute pro-actively to HR management (including staff career plan development)
Contribute to the mission’s capitalization and to ACF communication

Qualifications
Degree in Medicine, or Public Health Degree or equivalent in a field related to Nutrition & Health and or training/courses specific to Nutrition and Health in emergency contexts + minimum 3 years of work experiences.

Preferred Skills and Experience
Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
Experience with Social Behavior Change Programming

Essential Skills and Experience
Fluent English, Hausa and Kanouri
Ability to analyze and synthesize information
Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive
Human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills
Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously and self-learner;
Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.
Experience in working with CMAM and IYCF programming.



Job Title: WASH Technical Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Position Overview
The WASH Technical Officer will be working under the leadership and guidance of the WASH Emergency Response Program Manager, accountable for professional technical contribution to drilling and construction of the WASH project activities within the framework of the emergency response program in Borno state, Nigeria.

Specific Objectives:
Overall supervision of water and sanitation construction activities including preparing technical designs and bills of quantities
Train and build the capacity of staffs and partners
Coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation

Qualifications
Degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields

Essential Skills and Experience:

Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities
Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Three years relevant work experience
Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa and English
Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with AAH



Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant

Location:
Maiduguri

Position Overview
The WASH Technical assistant will be working under the supervision of the WASH Technical Officer.
He/she will assist the WASH Technical officer in data collection and supervision of construction and rehabilitation of Water and sanitation related activities (water points, latrines, incinerators, and others)

Specific Objectives
Assist the WASH Technical Officer on supervision of water and sanitation construction activities.
Assist The WASH technical Officer in the process of Community capacity Building

Qualifications

Diploma or Certificate in Water Sanitation, Facilities, Construction or other related fields

Preferred Skills and Experience

Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF

Essential Skills and Experience
Previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities
Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Two years relevant work experience
Basic computer skill
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa and English
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application by email to:

recruitment.ng@acf-international.org

Or

Apply in person to the following addresses:
  • House No. 3,69 Crescent,
  • 6th Avenue,
  • Gwarinpa,
  • Abuja - FCT.

Or
  • 079, Unguwar Kasarau Yamma,
  • Dutse,
  • Jigawa State.

Or
  • No. 195/196, Don Etebet Housing Estate,
  • Damaturu,
  • Yobe State.

Or

  • 96 West North,
  • Damboa Road GRA,
  • Behind Indimi House,
  • Damboa Road,
  • Maiduguri,
  • Borno State.

Note:

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.

Application Deadline  6th December, 2015.