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Latest Job Vacancies at Action Against Hunger, 11th December, 2018

Action Against Hunger-USA is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Position: FSL Officer – Agro
State:
Monguno, Borno
Job type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: FSL Sector Manager
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible

Objective 1

  • Provide support for the successful implementation of agricultural component of the program.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate community mobilization towards farmers’ field school and small holders gardening.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable beneficiaries for cash/asset for work.
  • Ensure IDPs and host communities provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during cash or voucher disbursement activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of planned activities for cash/asset for work with the support from the Sector Manager.
  • Support in the implementation of capacity building training including Field Training and Workshops for the target beneficiaries on vegetable production, seed conservation, farm management and storage.
  • Directly implement in the field the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the FSL Agro Assistant and community stakeholders.
  • Contribute to farmers access to seeds, post-harvest processing and market linkage for small holder farmers in the LGA.
  • Contribute to organizational and sector-wide learning through documentation of lessons learned, best practices, evaluations etc. on the small holder gardening and cash/asset for work component of the program.
  • Contribute to preparing FSL internal and external agricultural activities reports including case studies and success stories etc.

Objective 2

  • Collate information and data on agricultural activities through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and compile information to ensure that the surveillance of the farming situation in the area of implementation of the program is achieving the expected result, when required.
  • Supervise and collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the FSL Agro Assistants.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Coordinate closely with the FSL Sector Manager to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.
  • Coordinate closely with the FSL (CBT-SP and economics strengthening), Nutrition, WASH teams in different LGAs on cross-learning with the aim of revising and improving approaches.
  • Participate in and inform longer-term discussions with the program team (FSL, WASH and nutrition) regarding program implementation strategy.
  • Support M&E team in activities monitoring (beneficiary targeting, identification, registration and training; market and livelihood assessments; baseline and endline surveys, post distribution monitoring, price monitoring, field monitoring visits, focused group discussions (FGD), etc)
  • Contribute to the development of tools to monitor and improve the quality of FSL agricultural recovery programming.
  • Support the preparation of documentation required for the implementation of field activities
  • Ensure harmonization of program operating plans and protocols across the program as well as the mission, with the help of technical support from FSL Sector Manager, review tools and approaches, and ensure that technical standards, guidelines and methodologies are communicated and understood.

Objective 3

  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, agricultural recovery objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the agricultural production activities.
  • Implement sensitisation activities for targeted communities about agricultural activities and strengthening nutrition sensitive agriculture with support from relevant State, LGA and community stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Support in the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable population is verified based on project proposal and organizations policies before agricultural intervention is made.
  • Support the FSL Sector Manager in ensuring that targeting of beneficiaries to receive cash based agricultural interventions are carried out in a transparent way which guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field way and with active participation of women, men and minority members of communities.
  • Facilitate good working relationship between state, LGA, community level stakeholders and target beneficiaries.

Objective 4

  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination meeting for the program at the local government level

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with all other AAH departments and sectors to ensure the project activities are integrated in line with Logistics, Finance, HR and security procedures and SoPs.
  • Collaboration with other partners including relevant state government ministries, Borno State Agricultural Development Program, Chad Basin Development Authority, INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and the UN working in assigned LGA.
  • Work in collaboration with the communities and local leaders at all stages of project implementation.
  • Ensure that the project (implementation of agricultural activities) is well represented in regular LGA level meetings and forums.
  • Ensure proper records are kept of all expenditure and usage of materials; and cash advances received from finance are  properly retired after each activity.
  • Ensure that documentation is properly done for all cash distributed (donation certificates, delivery notes, beneficiary lists and  supply request order).
  • Preparation of weekly movement plan for assigned LGA according to the team planning and sharing with Sector Manager.

Objective 5

  • General Logistics Support

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with FSL Agro Assistants to compile and submit monthly activity reports.
  • To provide reports according to the request of the FSL Sector Manager (Bi – weekly updates, success stories, case studies etc.)
  • Participate in writing situation reports with information on food security, security information at the community as needed and/or requested
  • Including, but not limited to: Compiles weekly and monthly reports and ensuring timely submission of such written reports to the FSL Sector Manager for consolidation and sharing with the Multi-sectoral program manager.

Objective 6

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members which includes ; 10 minutes monthly conversation, 3 months/end of probation performance appraisal and annual/ end of contract appraisal.
  • Establish performance objectives, provide feedback, identify strengths and areas for professional improvement.
  • Contribute to the professional development and improvement of team members by providing support.

Objective 7

  • Additional Responsibilities

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and is responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task
  • The employee should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
  • The employee is expected to conduct all duties in a professional manner following Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter including promotion of gender equality.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • FSL Sector Manager: hierarchical relationship
  • Technical Coordinators: Technical oversight, technical support, coaching
  • Multisectorial Project Manager: exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
  • Other Project Officers/Sector Manager: Nut/FSL/M&E: exchange of information on programs, coordination and monitoring and evaluation (integrated approach)
  • Support departments: collaboration and exchange of information.

External:

  • Local authorities: communication, exchange of information in collaboration with the Sector Manager-FSL and Multisectoral PM.
  • Local Technical Coordination: lobbying, animation and leadership
  • Other NGOs : partnerships and technical exchanges or sharing of experience
  • Population and beneficiaries: definition of needs, targeting, communication and exchange of information.
  • Participate actively in Food Security Working Group, Cash Transfer Working Group , OCHA meetings, INGO forum.
  • Local and state government: Engage with stakeholders in coordination with FieldCo, Multisectorial PM and Sector Manager-FSL.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of HND or Bachelors Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture or any other related fields
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in humanitarian contexts with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods)
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri)
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, SIDA) funded activities.

Application Deadline 17th December, 2018.

 

 

Position: Country Supply Chain Manager
State:
Abuja

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by

  • Ensuring an operationally enhanced logistical, supply chain and procurement function at mission level in order to provide programs with optimum support.
  • This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Responsibilities
Key activities in your role will include:

  • Participates in the design and implementation of the supply strategy for the mission:
  • Prepare country supply chain strategy.
  • Make relevant recommendations on supply chain strategy.
  • Pilot implementation of mission supply chain strategy.
  • Ensure that procurements teams are fully aware of mission supply chain strategy across the mission.
  • Continuous update of training materials in SCM.
  • Perform training across the mission in supply chain.
  • Animate a training section on NHF for SCM.

Coordinates procurement at national level and mitigate fraud:

  • In light with PPPs and Procurement plans, make recommendation for a good coordination.
  • Ensure that procurements are carried out on a standard across the mission.
  • Identify risks on procurement performance and alert Head of Logistics Department and requesters.
  • Recommend adequate resources for a performing supply chain management in the mission.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger in Supply chain forums and make recommendations to Head of Logistics Department.
  • Develop measures to keep a standard level in quality management in supply chain.
  • Actively participate in implementation of quality improvement measures.
  • Ensures procurements are made in line with the organization standards. Ensure the organization procurement procedures are known and applied.

Supervise supply chain in Abuja and manage HQ procurements:

  • Ensure the best performance in procurements in Abuja: Transparency, shortest delivery time, value for money.
  • Directly manage tender’s in Abuja.
  • Ensure supply chain strategy and all guidelines are implemented in Abuja.
  • Ensure all data bases are consistently updated in Abuja.
  • Deal with all quality issues linked with procurements in Abuja.
  • Update and share HQ procurement plan.
  • Prepare HQPRs whenever needed.
  • Follow-up on HQ procurement follow up and update requesters.
  • Manage procurement team in Abuja.
  • Make sure all procurement team in Abuja have action plans and they are implemented.
  • Manage the performance of the procurement team in Abuja.
  • Perform trainings.

Monitoring of Supply Chain at country level:

  • Continuously analyze SP&PPP and compare with procurements.
  • Gather and analyze procurement information and raise alerts when needed.
  • Support base team on planning of their supply chain.
  • Monthly update supply chain KPIs and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Yearly call for interest.
  • Monthly spot checks.
  • Following of market evolution via survey, forum, st.andard means.
  • Follow-up of economic indicators that can impact the market prices (inflation rate, tax law..).
  • Carry out call for interest at least once every year.

Participate in proposal writing and donor reporting:

  • Provide updated data to technical department for proposal writing.
  • Advise technical departments on the SC related needs in proposal writing (local market, delivery time.
  • Compile users feedback for a continuous improvement of the tool.
  • Prepare PPP for each new proposal.
  • Adhoc assessments, survey in the framework of any new proposal.
  • Prepare tools to better track data on donors reporting for each grant.
  • Prepare guidelines in relation with grants closure.
  • Play active role in implementation of grant closure prepardness.
  • Provide data for intermediary and final reports whenever required.

Does this description fit you?

  • You’ve broad experience in humanitarian Supply Chain management
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have significant experience working in similar position.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of extensive experience in procurement and coordination, preferably in Humanitarian or development work.
  • You have demonstrated professional experience working in a fast paced, complex humanitarian emergency context.
  • You have a good general knowledge of IT, mechanics, communications, supply chain management & procurement.
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power point).
  • Capacity to conduct trainings and team management.
  • Fluency in English.
  • 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.
  • High level of Integrity and Transparency.
  • Excellent people management skills combined with the ability and desire to further develop staff capacity.
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Effective multi-tasking skills with ability to coordinate and handle pressure/ stress well.
  • Flexible, able to live and work in a stressful and insecure environment.
  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international NGOs.
  • Fluent in basic IT and networking technology.

Our Core Values:

  • In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies
  • Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity – we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Creativity – we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
  • Excellence – we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment – we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

 

 

Position: Logistics Manager
State
: Nigeria

About The Program
Action Against Hunger has been operational in Nigeria since 2010 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sector strategy where nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience. The main objectives of the country program are:

  • To continue building on Action Against Hunger’s reputation for nutritional expertise to deliver integrated nutrition, WASH and FSL assistance in the high caseload Northern Nigeria States and build evidence from out pilot projects to influence policy makers to find long lasting solutions to under nutrition and hunger,
  • To respond to the dire humanitarian situation created by the devastating conflict on-going in the North East while applying, where possible, attempts to find durable solutions in line with the New ways of Working and Humanitarian Development Nexus.

With a central office in Abuja and 3 main field office across the North, Action Against Hunger runs intervention in 3 States of Northern Nigeria including two States affected by the on-going conflict. We have a country team of around 550 staff (45 international) and a budget for 2018 projected at 50 M US$. Our main donors and partners in Nigeria include USAID/OFDA & FFP, DFID, ECHO, EU EDF, AFD, UNICEF, SIDA, SDC and GAC.

You’ll Contribute To Ending World Hunger By:

  • To implement the logistics policies and procedures of the Nigeria mission to ensure optimum logistical performance and provide the best possible support to the programs in the field.
  • This position is not assigned to a particular base as the role will be roving. The contact duration is for 6 months, ends June 2019 with a possible extension (renewable).

Key Activities
Supervise the Logistics team in the Field Base:

  • Organization and supervision of the logistics department in the base.
  • Perform evaluations of team members and follow-up on objectives as well as performance of team members.
  • Plan staff development / training for the logistics team at base level. Train staff and provide ad-hoc support on how to properly operate within and implement AAH-USA logistic policy and procedures.
  • Be the backup of any logistic team member in the base whenever on leave or sick.
  • Provide a weekly/monthly planning for the team in the base; Prioritize tasks, set deadlines and follow up on tasks requested from team members.
  • Motivate the team through sound people management principles.
  • Contribute to or draft guidelines where needed to ensure task and responsibilities are well defined and known.

Supervise the Supply Chain function at the Base:

  • Establish a supply planning mechanism between the Programs, Finance and Logistics teams at the base; ensure the Project Procurement Plans (PPP) and Supply plans are developed and implemented in the base.
  • Cross-checks PFUs with supply plans, discuss with Program managers discrepancies.
  • Follow up on requests believed to represent financial risk for the organization.
  • Supervise and/or organise the procurement (quality/price/procedures) and ensure Kitlog procedures are respected and procurement are done exclusively in LINK. Support field logistic staff for any negotiated procurement procedure (definition of criteria of evaluation, AT and AF…).
  • Carry out spot checks all across the supply chain on monthly basis at least.
  • Supervise stock management (storage conditions, stock reports, expiry dates…) and ensure that it follows laid down procedures and; that stock release orders, stock cards, SFU and other documents and/or tools are used and systematically updated.
  • To monitor the deliveries to the departments/bases/programmes.
  • Ensure the monthly stock report is done on time.
  • Carry out spot check across the warehousing process on monthly basis at least.

Supervise Fleet & Transport Management:

  • Oversee the vehicle fleet weekly and monthly plan using AAH tools and insure their actual implementation.
  • Support the logistics Head of Department to identify the needs of vehicles.
  • Check that the rented vehicles are in line with the approved documents and approve the monthly payments.
  • Ensure base vehicles are serviced on time and that records are properly kept in appropriate fleet folders.
  • Follow-up the fuel consumption and approve the monthly payment.

Equipment Management:

  • Supervise equipment management (ensure IT Officer’s management of equipment follows KitLog V3, IT Policy and Mission guidelines) in liaison with the mission ICT manager.
  • Ensure by proper supervision of IT Officer that all communication means are working in the mission (Internet, HF/VHF, GSM and Thuraya) and that licences to use them are up to date.
  • Ensure by proper supervision of IT Officer that all users have signed a temporary allocation form for all equipments that they are receiving and that small asset register at capital is properly used by IT Officer to track equipment movements.
  • Perform regular controls to ensure accuracy of monthly equipment lists consolidated by IT Officer.

Management and planning:

  • Contribute with Logistic HoD to the development, implementation and review of the mission Country Logistic Strategy.
  • Ensure that the PPP are prepared for each proposal on the base and that the supply plan in regularly updated.
  • Ensure a good communication between logistics team and all department in the base, more especially the project implementation team.
  • Support Logistics HoD in preparing spending plan for mission log related cost (fleet planning…).
  • As a senior staff member of Action Against Hunger the Logistic manager is expected to have an overall knowledge of the base projects, set ups and their budgets follow up.
  • Contribute with Logistic HoD to the preparation of audits.
  • Prevent fraud, report and manage any fraud issue identified.

HR Management:

  • Hire (with support from HR department) and manage the logistics team in the base.
  • Ensure all logistics staff have objectives, actions plans and training plan.
  • Ensure all logistics staff are appraised and the needs of support/training are identified and shared with Field Coordinator and Logistics Coordinator.
  • Ensure a good team dynamic within the logistics team.
  • Prevent and manage conflicts within the team and with other departments.

Security and Communication Management at the Base:

  • Ensure daily communication systems (radio, phones…) is done.
  • Ensure standard AAH communication procedures are respected in the capital and on the bases
  • Report any incident to the Logistics HoDor Operations Support Coordinator using the kit log 3 format.
  • Ensure all logistic works are reported in correct templates at the defined timelines, and Monthly Logistic Report is shared with HoD Log, Operation Support Coordinator, and Field Coordinator on defined timeline.
  • Represent Base Logistic Team in the Base Coordination meeting and to other external stakeholders.

Does this Description Fit You?

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have at least 3 years’ extensive experience in logistics management and coordination, preferably in Humanitarian or development work.
  • High level of Integrity and Transparency.
  • Excellent people management skills combined with the ability and desire to further develop staff capacity.
  • Strong organization and management skills and ability to coordinate a diverse range of people and responsibilities.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, using initiative when appropriate and demonstrate good judgment.
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Effective multitasking skills with ability to coordinate and handle pressure/stress well.
  • Flexible, able to live and work in a stressful and insecure environment.

Our Core Values
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies:

  • Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity – we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Creativity – we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
  • Excellence – we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment – we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Application Deadline 21st December, 2018.

 

 


Position:
Area Director – North East
State
: Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria

About the Program
Action Against Hunger has been operational in Nigeria since 2010 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sector strategy where nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene activities are integrated to have a meaningful impact on people’s resilience. The main objectives of the country program are:

  • To continue building on Action Against Hunger’s reputation for nutritional expertise to deliver integrated nutrition, WASH and FSL assistance in the high caseload Northern Nigeria States and build evidence from out pilot projects to influence policy makers to find long lasting solutions to under nutrition and hunger,
  • To respond to the dire humanitarian situation created by the devastating conflict on-going in the North East while applying, where possible, attempts to find durable solutions in line with the New ways of Working and Humanitarian Development Nexus.

With a central office in Abuja and 3 main field office across the North, Action Against Hunger runs intervention in 3 States of Northern Nigeria including two States affected by the on-going conflict. We have a country team of around 550 staff (45 international) and a budget for 2018 projected at 50 M US$. Our main donors and partners in Nigeria include USAID/OFDA & FFP, DFID, ECHO, EU EDF, AFD, UNICEF, SIDA, SDC and GAC.

You’ll Contribute To Ending World Hunger By:

  • Leading the strategic direction and coordination of the humanitarian response to the crisis in North East Nigeria. As a member of the Nigeria programme Senior Management Team (SMT) you will be accountable for ensuring that the response is effective and efficient.
  • This position is based in Maiduguri and with one week a month to be spent in Abuja.

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: The Country Director as Deputy Country Director position
  • Supervises: North East Area
  • Budget Responsibilities: approx. USD 50 million. The portfolio and budget responsibilities will vary with the expansion or contraction of the programme in the long-term.

Key Activities
Vision and Strategy:

  • To actively contribute as co-lead on the production of a strategy for the North-East and that this is reviewed on an annual basis and documented each year.
  • Ensure that the strategic plan is informed by the ACF global strategy and continuously evolves to achieve the greatest impact and relevance in the operating context by providing strategic guidance to the Area/Field Cos.
  • Define within the plan a clear strategy for different approaches to work to ensure access and coverage, that may be adopted separately or severally whether through partners, direct implementation or through advocacy.
  • Engagement with state government, UN, other strategic level coordination groups and visiting donors in the North-East to position ACF as a partner of choice; a leader in the fight against hunger and an influential voice for the humanitarian response.
  • Ensuring on-going analysis of humanitarian trends in the northeast to develop early warning signals for a proactive rather than a reactive humanitarian programme.
  • Ensure policies and strategies of AAH globally are incorporated into our work and contribute to ongoing development and modification of existing SoPs guidelines.

Programme Delivery:

  • Continually guide the humanitarian response team on assessments, programming and changes in plans that will affect the annual strategic plan.
  • Work with the SMT members to ensure that ACF Nigeria has the necessary capacity to meet the management, logistical and technical requirements of any programme undertaken and to ensure effective coordination of the programme activities with key stakeholders at state and national levels.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments at the country office to ensure timely decisions are made regarding opportunities for delivery of concept notes and project proposals to allow the humanitarian response to be effective and efficient.
  • Ensure compliance with ACF’s MEAL framework and Gender minimum standards.
  • Develop initiatives for continuous learning, pilots and innovation.
  • Ensure the humanitarian programme delivery is principled and is based on ACF global standards where applicable and on other global minimum standards, such as SPHERE.

External Representation & Coordination:

  • Provide feedback to country office and the HQ for global messaging and engagements with international coordination fora, concerned with northeast Nigeria or the Lake Chad Basin crisis.
  • Facilitate funding and non-funding partnership to increase participation. Including NGO partners (local and international), networks, alliances, institutions, UN, Government of Nigeria, etc.
  • Support the team to ensure programme learning and innovation are documented and shared at appropriate national, regional and international level.
  • Ensure active and effective collaboration with the advocacy and communications team at the country office.
  • Actively engage with the OHCT, iNGO Forum and other coordination platforms in the North-East. Ensure that accurate and updated host government (state and federal) relations information and other relevant policy information is disseminated to SMT and Area/Field Coordinators promptly.
  • Ensure that ACF has up-to-date legal status to operate activities in the intervening states as well as program related agreements with the relevant line ministries, departments and agencies.

Team Management, Coaching and Capacity Building:

  • Promote a continuous learning environment within the humanitarian response programme and country programme through dissemination of up-to-date thinking on humanitarian/development issues.
  • Manage a multidisciplinary team of senior staff. Performance manage all direct line reports including development and coaching of staff.
  • Team building and development of team capacity, with particular focus on developing skills, knowledge and capacity relevant to attaining the ACF Nigeria Country Programmes objectives and vision.

Does this Description Fit You?

  • A Master’s degree in International Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Political or Social Science, Economics, Business Administration or related field.
  • At least 10 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 5 years of experience in management.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the field leading humanitarian and/or preparedness programs.
  • Knowledge and experience of emergency and development issues; deep understanding of causes of emergencies, emergency programming and links with policy.
  • Proven experience of building and leading teams and evidence of strong people management skills
  • Proven programme & project cycle management skills – proposal and report writing skills; monitoring and evaluation skills and experience.
  • Proven Representation skills at senior coordination and strategic levels.
  • Knowledge and experience of promoting gender equity, and an active commitment to promoting the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of ACF’s work.
  • Ability to work with others to develop vision into strategy and communicating and influencing this to a wider audience.
  • Proven knowledge of computerized system; high degree of computer literacy and word processing and spreadsheet skills essential.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritises well and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel extensively, especially to remote disaster prone/affected areas.
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of ACF’s Child Safeguarding policy and ACF code of conduct.
  • Strong understanding of humanitarian principles and standards and how it is applied in emergency contexts.
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent ACF at all levels.
  • Experience in working in Nigeria, particularly northeast Nigeria is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Hausa or Kanuri language is also preferred.

Our Core values
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies:

  • Respect- we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
  • Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
  • Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
  • Excellence- we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
  • Empowerment- we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger-USA values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities

Application Deadline 31st December, 2018.

 

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Process

  • All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. This advert may close before the due date once we receive applications from qualified candidates.
  • We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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