Action Against Hunger Recruitment (Entry-Level & Exp. Vacancies)

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Action Against Hunger Recruitment: Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.

Action Against Hunger Recruitment

Job Title: Protection and Gender Officer

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Location: Bade, Yobe
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Operations
Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview & Job Description
Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim – ACF) began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming and looking at the Nutrition for children, pregnant and lactating mothers. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations in Borno State in 2014 in response to the crisis to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security & livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe and 3 in Jigawa.

Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Protection and Gender Officer to join our team in our Bade office, Yobe State. The Protection and Gender Officer will lead the implementation of gender equality and social protection including mainstreaming initiatives and strategies.

Responsibilities

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  • Leads and conduct gender analysis, technical studies, assessments on Gender in rapid response mechanism (RRM) projects.
  • Provides technical input on Gender Mainstreaming and/or coordinate technical support on gender-sensitive and inclusive programming in WASH, Nutrition, and humanitarian protection sectors with relevant sector specialists if required;
  • Ensures that project activities are carried out with an inclusive lens, cultural sensitivity, promotes gender equality and inclusion of marginalised groups;
  • Works with field teams to ensure access and participation of women, men, girls and boys at risk to Action Against Hunger’s response, recovery and rehabilitation work.
  • Takes lead in the development of gender mainstreaming work plans in the implementation of all project activities in the LGA in collaboration and coordination with other sectors.
  • Leads in integrating gender into MEAL processes in operation areas; setting of specific indicators for process monitoring and follow up that, advising team in getting gender-specific information thorough spot monitoring and Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) process ;
  • Initiates innovative documentation process to capture learning and changes, support team to obtain sex, age and other disaggregating data ;
  • Supports local stakeholders in organizing and carrying out advocacy and campaign for greater gender equality and equity in humanitarian protection programmes.
  • Engages with state and local women’s rights organizations and mobilize collective voice around gender discrimination in the post-conflict setting.
  • Proactively ensures Protection and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) measures and reporting mechanism are in place and raise awareness among teams, project stakeholders and community.
  • Provides orientation sessions to community stakeholders, including camp and host community leaders to increase understanding of gender and protection needs of beneficiaries.
  • Conduct capacity assessments and facilitate capacity building for the project teams to enhance their motivation and effective implementation of gender strategies. 
  • Ensures identification and satisfaction of training needs for the project staff on relevant standards and instruments for gender equality and humanitarian protection. 
  • Designs and implements demand-driven programme approaches and methodologies aiming towards capacity building, working in partnerships, policy analysis and advocacy. 
  • Develops and facilitates capacity building programs on gender sensitivity and gender mainstreaming, as well as gender issues pertaining to gender advocacy.
  • Lead projects monitoring and reporting on gender equality and mainstreaming issues at the LGA level.
  • Local representation for AAH and coordination with other stakeholders within the intervention area

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, or any related field
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in design, development and management of gender Equality in social protections programme including a minimum of 1 year in a field coordination role
  • Experience in Gender Programming
  • Deep understanding of guiding principles of Gender equality issues in the Northeast Nigeria and Adult Training strategies
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of protection principles, gender mainstreaming and women’s rights, in areas of early recovery and resilience building ;
  • Well-developed analytical and strategic planning skills with the ability to influence the wider programme strategy;
  • Demonstrated experience of conducting trainings, and providing capacity building to local partners and beneficiaries on gender issues;
  • Resilience, flexibility and adaptability to work successfully under stressful conditions;
  • A high level of social-cultural sensitivity when dealing with colleagues, partners and beneficiaries. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, in order to be able to liaise effectively; with a range of stakeholders, including NGO partners, community leaders and government officials;
  • User level computer literacy (Office Package, Outlook, etc.) 
  • Willingness to travel and reside in rural, remote and insecure areas in Yobe.

Minimum Basic Salary & Other Benefits

  • 260,244 Naira monthly.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
22nd February, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.





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Job Title: Deputy Head of Department: WASH

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Programmes – WASH
Experience: Senior Manager / Supervisor

Company Overview & Job Description
Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim – ACF) began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming and looking at the Nutrition for children, pregnant and lactating mothers. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations in Borno State in 2014 in response to the crisis to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security & livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe and 3 in Jigawa.

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ACF is looking for a Deputy Head of Department for our WASH programs in Borno state. The job holder will ensure the proper coordination/integration between all ACF WASH (Regular Program and Emergency intervention) and other sector programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective integration and coherence of ACF’s WASH activities – technical designs, constructions, capacity building – in accordance with the ACF country strategy and the national RUWASA and Ministry of Water Resources.
  • Support WASH HOD to ensure that programs are harmonized, standardized and in line with the  ACF protocols and tools
  • Analysis of the WASH situation in Borno state.
  • Assist the WASH HOD in overseeing the work of WASH sector managers in order to ensure good compliance of activities within the objectives of the mission and of proposals – this includes regular visits to the teams in the field in order to evaluate achievements; to discuss the constraints encountered, the possible solutions and to make recommendations for current and future programs
  • Develop/revise HR structure and plan for ACF WASH department in Nigeria
  • Guarantee the technical quality of the construction activities (respect of ACF and RUWASA designs and guidelines)
  • Review and update technical designs for construction of water and sanitation facilities
  • Review construction BOQs, designs and validating them
  • Represent ACF in relevant meetings and conferences when requested.
  • Participate in in-country relevant meetings related to WASH, including meetings with donors, partners and governmental bodies
  • Encouraging the collaboration with other sector agencies Support to ACF advocacy activities related to WASH issues (follow up on advocacy plans, press releases)
  • Participation/organize in weekly coordination team meetings and any other general team or strategy meetings
  • Follow up of WASH program budgets in liaison with the  finance team and program managers, to ensure budget expenditure is in line with program objectives and timeline in collaboration with WASH HoD
  • Prepare bi-weekly WASH updates
  • Revision and compilation of field team reports, including narrative, Monthly ACF WASH report to be sent to WASH HoD– which includes an overview of the WASH situation in Nigeria, external coordination update, achievements for the past month and objectives for the following month
  • Prepare handover or End of Mission reports as necessary. 

Position Requirements

  • Post-graduate-level education in a technical field, preferably in civil/environmental engineering or in another relevant field such as architecture/construction management, public health etc
  • At least 5+ years of experience in construction, managing construction/WASH programs in underdeveloped/crisis contexts. 
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian WASH guidelines.
  • Technical design skills using AutoCAD or Arch CAD,
  • Proposal development and reporting skills
  • Good anticipation, planning skill, especially in changing work contexts.
  • Problem-solving ability; ability to enforce procedures
  • Experience communicating in different cultural work environments & with a wide diversity of culture
  • Willingness and ability to travel to the field for program monitoring and supportive visits.

Minimum Basic Salary
575,072 Naira monthly.

Application Closing Date
12th February, 2021.

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How to Apply
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Note: Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Slots: 3

Description

  • ACF is looking for Community Mobilization Assistants who support Community Mobilization on Nutrition and Health through Community Health Influencers and Promoters Service Programme (CHIPS) in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Key Responsibilities

  • With technical support from CM Officer, support the roll down of CHIPS programme through providing technical support to CHIPS agents, Community Engagement Focal Person (CEFP), CHEWs based on the national guideline.  
  • Support the establishment/strengthening of Mother to Mother Support Group (MtMSG), and deliver required technical support based on CHIPS manual.
  • Support CM Officers in conducting technical capacity assessment of health facility and health workers in promoting essential nutrition actions including health & hygiene.
  • Keep track of other assessments conducted by different agencies, government in communities and inform Community Mobilization Officers.
  • Provide technical support to strengthen Ward development committee and carry out biannual meeting together with CM officer.
  • Nomination, selection of CHIPS agents and CEFP as well as mother to mother support group
  • Organize and facilitate trainings for CHIPS agents and CEFPs on care group modules & lesson plans.
  • Support CM Officers in preparing budget plan for trainings, logistic requirement and financial requirement.
  • Provide regular technical supervision visit and on job coaching support to CHIPS agents in conducting care group sessions; reporting of care group activities etc.
  • Support CM Officers in developing care group implementation work plan for LGA
  • Support CM Officers in developing LGA budget planning reviewed work plan on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Support the CHEWs and CEFP to develop monthly action plan for responsible CHIPS agents in reference with agreed work plan.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Nutrition, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Communications or related Social Science field.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in community mobilization work particularly in a humanitarian context.
  • Ability to 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 member of a team.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government.

Minimum Basic Salary

  • N120,887 per month.

Application Closing Date
9th February, 2021.

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Job Title: HR Administration Assistant (Re-advertised)

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

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Job Summary

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a HR Administration Assistant to join our team in our Damaturu office.
  • This person will provide administrative support for pension and salary account openings, update/maintain all Action Against Hunger communications boards, contact list, staff information, creating new joiners files etc.

Responsibilities

  • Be the focal point for the dissemination of documents and other items to the field offices. e.g. monthly payslips, timesheet and 10 minutes conversation, beverages and hygiene material
  • Provide administrative support for staff welfare programs/activities e.g. staff birthdays, end of the year celebration, and farewell
  • Responsible for request of staff ID card for new joiners and change of designation.
  • Prepare payment schedule for daily workers, seconded staff, enumerators and hotel bills
  • Responsible for filing staff payslip, leave forms, and monthly timesheet in staff personnel files.
  • Responsible for accommodation reservations for all Action Against Hunger visitors coming to Yobe.
  • Support the base HR Officer in the planning and scheduling for new staff briefing.
  • Assist the base HR Officer in the practical organization of trainings as requested and in the maintenance of training files.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience in HR and/or administrative support positions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Remuneration

  • Salary: N172,695 per month
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Deadline: Feb 11, 2021

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