Action Against Hunger (ACF) Nigeria Recruitment 2013 | 4 Positions

Action Against Hunger (ACF) Nigeria Recruitment 2013 | 4 Positions

Action Against Hunger (ACF)-USA is part of the 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.

Action Against Hunger (ACF) Nigeria is recruiting to fill the following positions:

Nutrition and Health Officer
Dutse, Jigawa
1 year
Legal Supervisor
1 year
Admin Assistant
1 year
HR Manager
1 year


1. Nutrition and Health Officer
  • To play key role in implementing the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) funded by the UK Department for International Development, a joint project being implemented by Save the Children UK (SC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF).
  • Key focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions.
  • CDGP will provide 60,000 pregnant women and mothers with children under two with unconditional cash transfers and nutrition behaviour change communication training to contribute to the eradication; of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC and IYCF methodology.
  • Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out CDGP activities.
  • Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups.
  1. Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field.
  2. Higher level degree preferred.
  3. Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  4. Fluency in Hausa and English.
  5. Experience in humanitarian nutrition or health work.
  6. Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
2. Legal Supervisor
  • To oversee overall operations at LGA level including logistics, human resources and finance.
  • To plan and manage delivery of program activities at LGA level.
  • To facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and enrollment of beneficiaries and improved nutritional knowledge, attitudes and practices.
  • Support the development, implementation and follow-up of beneficiary accountability mechanisms.
  • To represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups.
  1. Bachelor level degree in management, finance, or related field.
  2. 2+ years of experience in positions of progressively more responsibility and scope, in one or more of the following areas: Administration, HR, Finance, logistics, Program Management.
  3. Experience supervising others.
  4. Exceptional organization and planning skills.
  5. Highly developed interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
3. Admin Assistant
  • To assist in managing cash flow on the base, compliance with purchasing procedures and accountancy.
  • To support in managing the administrative document sorting and follow up.
  • To follow up the base HR administratively, including recruitment.
  1. Diploma/Bachelor of Science with a major in Accountancy/Finance.
  2. Fluency in Hausa and English.
  3. Good knowledge in IT.
4. HR Manager
  • To be responsible for developing and implementing the country HR policy, applying best HR practices and monitoring program activity to anticipate future HR needs.
  • To ensure the mission implements comprehensive HR policies and procedures, and remains compliant with local labor laws.
  • To oversee payroll and Benefits Administration for the mission.
  • Supports the mission's recruitment of national and expatriate staff.
  • Identifies and monitors staff training, development and learning needs.
  1. Bachelors in Humanitarian, Management, psychology, Sociology or related field.
  2. Humanitarian field experience, preferably as a member of a country management team.
  3. Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience as an HR professional in international NGO context.
  4. Experience communicating in different cultural work environments & with a wide diversity of culture
  5. Good communicator: verbal and written in English (Hausa will be a plus).
The application will close on 2nd August, 2013

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications, CV's and letter of Motivation to:
No 1, Jerry Gana Close,
Utako, Abuja FCT.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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