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: Nutrition Officer
Locations: Borno, Jigawa, Yobe States - Nigeria.
Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition; graduate degree in a similar field a plus
Health / Public Health / Nutrition / diploma or equivalent
Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation
Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
Proven experience and ability in report writing
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their carers
Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles
Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa
Ability to work as part of a team
Flexibility, adaptability, and patience
Facilitation and interpersonal skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM program in an emergency context
Experience with working with partners, including the government
Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change
Fluency in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
Training in adult education/learning and effective training approaches
Position 2: Nutrition Deputy Program Manager
Location: Jigawa State - Nigeria.
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.
Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
Ability to analyse 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.
Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
Experience with Social Behaviour Change Programming
All potential job applicants should send their CVs and applications to:
To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line. For example, “NUTRITION OFFICER-JIGAWA”.
Applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: 10th May, 2016
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