Latest Entry Level Jobs at Action Against Hunger

Latest Entry Level Jobs at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger – 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.

 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Behavior Change and Training Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Programmes – Health and Nutrition Mid Level

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports to the Sector Manager-Nutrition and Health.
  • The Behavior Change and Training Officer is required to work closely with the Sector Manager to fulfill the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead the behavioral change initiatives for Nutrition and Health including social protection funded by ECHO in the mission, situation analysis as well as conduct capacity assessment of Ministry of health workers on promotion of essential nutrition actions.
  • Implement the organization’s behavior change communication and training strategy.
  • Provide support to the monitoring and evaluation team in conducting knowledge, attitude and practices survey at the field.
  • Participate in the recruitment of the social behavioral change team, care group promoters and volunteers as well as establishment of care groups in targeted areas.
  • Capacity building to community mobilization teams, care groups, implement work plan and support technical managers in development of IEC materials.
  • Develop and share budget forecast in accordance with the project internal budget.
  • Prepare procurement request for required for the implementation of care group activities.
  • Maintain database of community promoters and care group volunteers.
  • Develop biweekly/activity progress reports and submit to Sector Manager when required.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at the LGA level and State level, when required.

Requirements

  • Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Education, Community Psychology, Communications or a related Social Science field.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a developing strategy for community mobilization/ SBCC particularly in humanitarian/development context.
  • Ability to influence and 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 team member.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members, leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Hausa and Kanuri will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Social protection and safety nets.
  • Good understanding of the CMAM and IYCF practices.
  • Work experience in humanitarian/development context particularly with an International NGO.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2018.

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

Note

  • Advert may close before the due date once we receive application from qualified candidates.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: FSL Assistant-Social Protection

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Slot: 10

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe and supervised by the Food Security & Livelihood Officer-Social Protection.
  • The Social Protection Assistant works closely with the FSL Officer to drive the overall strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Perform social protection strengthening activities at the community level.
  • Implement detailed work plan for social protection and safety net team at LGA level in collaboration with the economic empowerment officer.
  • Collect information and data on social protection and safety nets at LGA level through surveys, assessments and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households.
  • Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the analysis of beneficiary data collection using various tools.
  • Participate in the documentation of income generation activities at the field level.
  • Facilitate good working relationship among stakeholders.
  • Provide support in the verification of beneficiaries for proper identification and selection of the most vulnerable population.
  • Drive mobilization and awareness about the organization, program objectives and activities to local and population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries.
  • Maintenance of high technical standards.
  • Conduct all duties in professional manner following Action against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations, mandate and charter including promotion of gender equality.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of National Diploma in a relevant field with at least 1 year experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in the cash, IGA, FSL and extension approach.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Professional with good organizational capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s mission, values and policy.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Good knowledge of the interventions area/s and local economy.

Application Closing Date
28th May, 2018

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Stabilization Centre Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the Stabilization Centre Manager.
  • The Stabilization Centre Officer is required to work closely with the Stabilization Centre Manager to fulfill the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assess, train, supervise and monitor the inpatient component of CMAM in collaboration with Hospital and State Ministry of Health authorities as well as oversee the quality of consultations for outpatient care.
  • Monitor the implementation of activities identified through assessments, specifically for stabilization center.
  • Consolidate data collected as well as monitor the quality of data provided.
  • Conduct training needs assessments for all health staff in order to develop training plan.
  • Maintain positive relationship between departments and authorities (partners, LGAs, State Ministry of Health and Hospitals).
  • Coach and supervise health facilities with the aim of ensuring routine medical examinations are conducted.
  • Participate in stock management and reporting which includes the distribution, monitoring and use on non-expired drugs.
  • Ensure all the relevant information from initial health diagnosis and treatments of SAM children are captured.
  • Monitor the availability of data collection tools ensuring regular usage and proper action is taken.
  • Compile and analyze the data collected and share monthly activity progress report when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Nursing and/or Medical doctor with a primary health care major; or Nursing degree with solid inpatient nutrition experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in Inpatient nutritional treatment with at least 1 year experience in Inpatient management of SAM cases with medical complications and CMAM program implementation.
  • Valid and current practicing licence.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa/ Kanuri.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and reporting writing skills.
  • Team management experience with similar programs
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.

Application Closing Date
30th May, 2018

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: FSL Officer-Social Protection

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State and reports directly to the FSL Sector Manager-Social Protection.
  • The Social Protection Officer is required to work closely with the Sectoral Manager to achieve the project objectives, drive the overall organizational strategy and provide support to the implementation of Action Against Hunger programs at the base level.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other members of the team in mapping out the most vulnerable group, beneficiary selection and monitoring cash transfer programs at the field.
  • Facilitate social protection planning and implementation at the target LGA.
  • Undertake program budgeting of social protection and safety net interventions, budget monitoring and information on cash projection.
  • Contribute to organizational and sector wide learning through supporting documentation of lessons learnt and the program best practices.
  • Preparation of internal and external reports on social protection including case studies and success stories.
  • Foster coordination and integration of social protection in other sectors at the LGA level.
  • Provide reports on technical activities of the social protection component of the program.
  • Support the integration of climate resilience of social protection and safety nets and foster the development of solutions within the emergency context.
  • Work closely with logistics team for the successfully delivery of program logistics related activities.
  • Support the systematic monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Manage the performance of team members and communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and contribute to the professional development of team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in a related field with minimum of 2 years relevant experience in the field of Social Protection with at least 1 year experience spent working at field level with a locally based organization.
  • A sound understanding of the political, economic, social and cultural environments impacting social protection and livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria, including a clear understanding of Nigeria’s policies and institutional frameworks.
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences at local and state level. Good networking skills is desirable.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.
  • Strong sense of organization and attention to details.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills and experience of working with government authorities.
  • Proficient in the analysis, management and synthesis of reports, research skills and experience in managing research is also desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, adaptability and ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to speak Hausa and Kanuri is desirable.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2018.
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How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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