Full-Time ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (ACF) MASSIVE RECRUITMENT (2012/2013)- 9 POSITIONS
ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (ACF)- International Network which 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.
ALL ACF POSTS require candidates who demonstrate a high level of flexibility, enthusiasm, and strong commitment to humanitarian values including neutrality, transparency, non-discrimination/equal opportunity and access, child protection, professionalism, health and safety.
ACF Nigeria is looking for suitable candidates for the following:
Yobe state Posts
Senior Stabilization Centre (SC) Officer
Pupose: provides supports for capacity building activities in Yobe State, with specific aspects of medical complications in children with severe acute malnutrition. Responsible for supervising and coaching all stabilization centers activities on daily basis. Training and capacity building to SMOH/LGA from District to community level, with a specific focus on inpatient care component; Ensures training and adherence by state MOH/LGA staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries. All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.
Qualifications and Skills: medical doctor and/or masters degree in Clinical nutrition, Public health, or related discipline with good medical and nutrition background; Medical officer or nurse with solid inpatient nutrition experience will be considered. 3+ yrs experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential and one year experience in national CMAM guidelines and integration with the health system; strong communication and interpersonal skills essential; strong capacity in planning and facilitating things under Adult earning cycle techniques; strong coaching /mentoring skills; experience in monitoring & evaluation as well as reporting; Written English skills essential; Good management, teamwork spirit, community participation and capacity building/integration skills required. Fluency in English and Hausa; knowledge of Kanuri a plus.
Assistant Stabilization Centre (SC)
Purpose: Supports the senior officer in implementation of training and capacity building to SMOH/LGA from District to community level, with a specific focus on inpatient care component (-SC) Ensures training and adherence by national Severe Acute Malnutrition treatment guidelines under the state MoH/LGA staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries. All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.
Qualification and Skills
Nursing degree with solid inpatient nutrition experience. 2+ years experience in inpatient nutrition treatment essential and one year experience in CMAM approach; strong communication and intra/interpersonal skills essential; strong coaching/mentoring skills; experience in reporting; written English skills essential; good management, teamwork spirit, community participation and capacity building/ integration skills required. Fluency in English and Hausa; knowledge of Kanuri a plus.
Purpose: provides support for capacity building activities such as integrated with SMoH & LGA for the hospital staff and for the outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) centers for implementing, organizing managing and reporting of stabilization center (SC) and OTP activities. Ensures training and adherence to National CMAM protocols under the State MoH/LGA Staff of protocols and medical follow-up of beneficiaries. All activities are to be done hand in hand with the SMOH/LGA staff.
Responsible for community mobilization activities and strategies.
Qualifications and Skills:
Diploma in health Sciences with a major in nutrition, with 2 years experience in nutrition programming; computer literate; solid strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills; fluent in English and Hausa; able to work with diverse stakeholders and with partner organizations and staff effectively.
Assistant Nutrition Coordinator
Purpose: The office assistant is a trial internship role for the ACF Nigeria capital Office in Abuja. The Assistant will support the HR, Administration and Logistics teams in the capital with the da to day tasks and duties related primarily to the running of the office and guest house, as well as errands related to purchasing, banking, visa renewals, travel and hotel bookings and similar.
Qualifications and skills: Preference for new graduates seeking entry level internships to gain experience in an office and administration role, degree or diploma in fields such as HR, Administration, Finance or management. Strong computer literacy in MS office programs, polite and professional communicator, enthusiastic team player, flexible and with a helpful attitude.
WASH Hygiene Promotion Officer
Purpose: Oversee and participate in ACF Water, sanitation and Hygiene health facilities and local communities. Train Health workers, Villagers, Health Water committees and community volunteers on management & hygiene messages. Train and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities in link with the health facility using dfined hygiene promotion messages and participate in elaborating a planning of awareness raising activities, as well as to conduct training sessions for the community workers and /or targeted populations.
Qualifications and Skills
Degree in education or management. 1+ years experience working with hygiene promotion messages. Ability to analyze and synthesize information; capacity to manage a team; good organizational skills; diplomacy; relational qualities; knowledge of public health (in particular hydrous diseases); knowledge of organizing sanitary surveys and conventional methods (CLTS, PHAST, PRA, CORE,RRA, eyc.)
WASH Technical Officer
Purpose: to supervise and participate in the technical aspects of Water, sanitation and Hygiene activities including providing project designs and bills of quantity and supervising construction activities done by contractors or ACF teams top visit sites and ensure quality of construction being delivered and adherence to design specifications. Additionally, to coordinate the technical workshops and ensure that the activities are up to the ACF standards WASH package.
Qualifications and Skills
High National diploma and professional experience in building projects; strong WASH technical knowledge; capacity to plan activities and supervise a team; drafting ability
Community Mobilization Officer
Purpose: provides support in the implementation, organization, follow-up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the CMAM officers. The community Officer implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutritional activities.
Qualification and Skills
Diploma in health or nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization; strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills; fluent in English and Hausa; able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively.
Assistant Base Administrator
Purpose: Assist Senior base administrator in managing the accountancy and HR activities of the ACF base in Damaturu. Monitor and verify compliance with ACF administrative and logistics procedures, ensure proper archiving and filing at base level for all administrative documents. Assist in recruitment and HR procedures and tracking.
Qualifications and skills
Graduated in business or a relevant technical field
D, with 2+ years professional experience in administration or finance., preferably in an NGO setting; exceptional organizational and time management skills; attention to detail, able to manage multiple activities, resources and information strategically and thoroughly; computer literacy, solid written and verbal communication skills; team player ; diplomatic; resourceful and independent/ self-motivated.
Safety and Security Manager
Purpose: This is a higher management level post, reporting directly to the country director. The SM provides daily safety and security to the ACF Mission in Nigeria. Regularly reviews, and amends as necessary, all Nigeria based safety and security policies and procedures. Through validation by the Country director creates and implements new ACF Nigeria Security and safety policies and procedures required. Delivers training and capacity building to all ACF Nigeria staff on security and safety requirements and procedures.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s level degree in a relevant field; certification and advanced training in security management; Experience working in Security management/supervisory role 3+ years, including managing teams; strong verbal, written and communication skills including effective training and facilitation skills; approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality; 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, Powerpoint); Fluency in all English, written and spoken; Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently; capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information; previous experience working for NGOs or INGOs in Nigeria, especially in the northern Nigerian states, is preferred; Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset (Hausa preferred).
The listed vacancies do NOT entail any relocation support; if a successful applicant from out of area accepts a post he or she will be responsible for all relocation costs and activities.
All ACF Nigeria posts are dependent on donor funding and may be withdrawn or cancelled based on changed program objective, needs or available resources. Applications, including CV and letter of Motivation, should be sent by email only to email@example.com.
Applications must be received no later than end of 2nd January 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Testing and interviewing of shortlisted candidates are anticipated to be conducted in early to mid January, 2013.
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