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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 | ACF- International is currently recruiting to fill the following positions:

Position 1: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Description:
The M&E Officer will be primarily responsible for leading data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by ACF in Northern Nigeria. Under the direction of the M&E Deputy Program Manager and in collaboration with the Project Manager, the M&E Officer will develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring that program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonized. He/she will also track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to his/her manager.

Specific Objectives:
Support the operationalization of M&E systems on ACF projects to ensure compliance with donor and ACF M&E standards. Ensure proper and timely implementation of ACF M&E tools, activities, and reporting. Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant forums and working groups at State level.

Degree in Economics, international development, statistics, public health, demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects
At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)
Minimum of 3 years M&E related work experience
Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
Excellent verbal and written skills in English
Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values and principles
Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience with ACF
Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
Experience in statistical analysis
Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies.

Position 2: Nutrition Assistants

Location: Borno, Jigawa, Yobe States - Nigeria.

Job Description:
The Nutrition Assistant will primarily be responsible for delivery and follow-up of training of key stakeholder on nutrition in link with the response in North-Eastern Nigeria. This position will be responsible for implementing the nutrition behavior change activities.

Specific Objectives:
Undertake nutrition interventions at LGA level under the direction of the Nutrition Supervisor. Collect information and data on nutrition at LGA level through screenings, surveys, and assessments. Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the Organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).

Diploma in a nutrition or community based programming or related field.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
1 year relevant work experience
Experience in the Nutrition and social approach – IYCF a plus
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, Kanuri and English
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
Good team spirit
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience with nutrition and health programming
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous humanitarian programming experience.

Position 3: Community Mobilization Assistant

Location Borno, Jigawa State - Nigeria.

Job Description:
Provides support in the implementation, organisation, follow-up and reporting of community mobilization activities of the ACF program in close collaboration with the Nutrition and Health Officer and ACF LGA Supervisors. The Community Mobilization Assistant implements and supervises the activities in the communities to strengthen coverage of nutrition awareness through CMAM, IYCF and WASH activities.

Specific Objectives:
Undertake Community Mobilization Activities in collaboration with the Health Facility staff. Support the health facilities with Nutrition Awareness trainings. To participate actively in IYCF,WASH and other nutrition related activities in the community

Diploma in Health/Nutrition related sciences with a major in Community Mobilization preferred; combination of work experience and sufficiently related areas of study may be accepted in lieu
Strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills
Fluent in English and Hausa; other regional languages an asset; solid literacy skills in English
Interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
Precision and exactitude
Basic computer literacy
Good capacity to work in a team
Knowledge of admission criteria and Nigeria CMAM protocol
Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community
Previous NGO experience in a similar setting
Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
Knowledge of arithmetic to make anthropometric measurements and statistics

Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should submit their CVs and applications by email to:


Alternatively Submit in Person At The Addresses Stated Below:

House No. 3 (Opposite Galadima Gate), 6th Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja-FCT, Nigeria.

79, Unguwar Kasarau Yamma Dutse, Jigawa State - Nigeria.

195/196, Don Etebet Housing Estate, Damaturu, Yobe State - Nigeria.

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

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: 27th March, 2016

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