Action Against Hunger Officers and Assistants Job Recruitment

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Action Against Hunger Officers and Assistants Job Recruitment

Action Against Hunger 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.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: Advocacy and Communication Officer
Location:
 Kano State
Job Type: Full Time
Start date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Advocacy and Communications Manager

Objective 1

  • To organize stakeholders’ participation, sensitization and advocacy at state levels.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a range of lobbying, communications and other activities to inform and persuade policymakers, including donors and politicians, of the value of financing for nutrition-sensitive and inclusive social protection with the support from the Manager.
  • Support the development of communications materials and participate in the review and comment on print and electronic media materials including scripts, posters, leaflets, video/audio recordings
  • To support the Kano state to develop the Social Protection Policy.
  • Produce briefing papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, as directed
  • Support policy dialogue and a successful record of accomplishment in advocacy and strategies for influencing policy decision-makers on social protection.
  • Support capacity building of government counterparts, mentoring and training on nutrition-sensitive and inclusive social protection programme in Kano State.
  • Organize field visits with Stakeholders to learn from a nutrition-sensitive social protection implementation.
  • Contribute to all efforts to raise/nurture CSOs and champions for the programme at the state and national level if the need arises.
  • Organize learning, knowledge sharing and capitalization workshops at State level to enable lessons learned to be used in future program design.

Objective 2

  • To document and share good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities at state level.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Organize learning, knowledge sharing and capitalization workshops at local level to enable lessons learned to be used in future program design in collaboration with the programme team
  • Maintain contact and other relevant information about key stakeholders and audiences involve in CDGP.
  • Share weekly activity report and monthly plan with line Manager
  • Support the Advocacy Manager in the timely dissemination of program information internally and externally.
  • Capture and share CDGP’s images and videos for communication, reporting and other needs
  • Prepare press releases and press kits as requested in accordance to Action Against Hunger policy and under supervision of the Advocacy Manager.
  • Provide Coordination team with regular updates on the political policy developments in Kano State
  • Produce case studies and success stories related to the programme implementation at least one per quarter or as per the line manager’s request.

Objective 3

  • To develop a communication plan, tools and materials to ensure successful program implementation of CDGP for various stakeholders

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of user-friendly cash transfer and nutrition educational materials for audiences with limited literacy levels.
  • Support DGP advocacy efforts through the development of appropriate communication messaging, materials and tools.
  • Perform additional activities as requested by the CDGP II Project Manager, Advocacy Manager and other members of the coordination team.

Objective 4

  • To represent ACF externally in relevant local and state-level forums and Technical Working Groups

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develops strategic partnerships with key constituencies to elicit support for and maximize the impact of promotional objectives; serves as primary ACF external relations focal point for communications and advocacy liaison to media organizations, local and state-level stakeholders in consultation with the Field Co and Advocacy Manager.
  • In coordination with the Project Manager, participate in CDGP based technical discussion and sharing forums during the visit of other project stakeholders to the project sites.
  • Participate in planning, training and sharing forums as appropriate

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Advocacy and Communications Manager Dutse: Direct report.
  • Advocacy Manager Abuja: Technical support
  • Project Manager: Collaboration and Coordination

External:

  • All relevant MDAs in Kano state
  • Kano State House of Assembly
  • Other partners: CSOs, Media, Local and INGOs

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Public Administration or Development/Communication Studies, Rural Development/ or other related fields.
  • Any training on Advocacy and Communication, social protection, Gender and Social Inclusion will be an added advantage

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • At least 2 years of experience in advocacy and policy engagement
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and community-based programmes,
  • Experience in Social protection and engaging Government
  • Should have strong collaboration and networking skills.
  • Experience using Political Economy Analysis (PEA) that informs on-going program iteration
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO’s staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in photography

Preferred:

  • Experience in the International Non- Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
  • Experience in policy development and strategic communication.

Minimum Basic Salary
NGN236,585 Per month

Application Closing Date

15th August, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


2. Job Title: Advocacy and Communications Assistant
Location:
 Dutse, Jigawa State
Start date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: Advocacy and Communications Manager, Dutse

Objective 1

  • To Support the Advocacy Manager to Implement CDGP’s Advocacy and Communications interventions for CDGP Phase II at Jigawa State

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing sensitization meetings, field visits with the state stakeholders to communicate the details of overall CDGP II programme objectives and activities with a specific focus on nutrition specific social protection.
  • Support in the engagement of all relevant MDAs to actively participate in CDGP activities
  • Ensure that all programme activities (including meetings, field visits and trainings) at State level are well supported and coordinated
  • Work closely with the Advocacy and Communications Manager and Project Manager to undertake/support a range of lobbying, communication and other activities.

Objective 2

  • Support the documentation and reporting of the Advocacy and Communications Interventions in Jigawa State

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support in the collection of data and information to be used for case studies.
  • Capture, document and share good human interest case studies, programme lessons for wider dissemination to the advocacy and communications manager.
  • Support for weekly progress reports on advocacy activities, outcomes, lessons learned, best practices and challenges as related to the project at the state levels
  • Undertake additional task as requested by the Line Manager and Technical Supervisor

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Advocacy and Communications Manager Dutse: Direct report
  • Advocacy Manager, Abuja: Technical support
  • Project Manager: Collaboration and Coordination

External:

  • All relevant MDAs in Jigawa state
  • Other partners: CSOs, Media, Local and INGOs

Qualifications

  • Diploma/NCE in Mass Communication or any social sciences related discipline with a major in Community Mobilization preferred
  • Any training on advocacy and Communications, social protection and Gender and Social Inclusion will be an added advantage

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • At least 1 year experience in stakeholders engagement in the area of Advocacy and Communications
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and community-based programmes,
  • Experience in social protection and engaging Government
  • Should have strong collaboration and networking skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO’s staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in photography

Preferred:

  • Experience in the International Non- Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context
  • Previous experience with behaviour change communication programming or mobilization
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger programmes

Minimum Basic Salary
NGN156,995 Per Month

Application Closing Date

14th August, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply


3. Job Title: FSL Sector Manager
Location
: Maiduguri (with frequent travels to Monguno), Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Programmes – FSL
Level: Manager/Supervisor
Start date: August 2019
Direct Line Manager: APM FSL

Objective 1

  • Provide and support to ACF’s FSL Program Manager to implement of the program.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee detailed planning and implementation of FSL and multi-sectoral cash transfer activities in collaboration with the PM and Area Coordinator’.
  • Identify program implementation modalities that enhance partnership & coordination with government official and local communities, internal integration within sectors and other programs (Nutrition, WASH, FSL, NFIs, etc.)
  • Identify areas of cross-program linkages with other ACF programs in Monguno, Nganzai and Magumeri. Ensure program quality and adherence to program objectives, including respect of ACF technical guidelines, systems and established deadlines.
  • In close coordination with the MEAL and field team, reinforce and coordinate regular program monitoring activities, i.e. Baseline, PDM, Market, Monitoring, Price Monitoring end line etc
  • Support program budget design and updates; oversee budget monitoring and cash projections
  • Contribute to organizational and sector- wide learning through good quality documentation of lessons learned, best practices, evaluations etc. for the FSL
  • Assist the PM in preparing Cash internal and external reports for ACF and the community, including case studies and success stories.

Objective 2

  • Manage Field teams to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all FS/cash interventions.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • In close coordination with field staff; Supervise, review and lead technical assessments, surveys, design and M&E of the cash program.
  • Assist FSL PM/AREA MANAGER/ Area Manager in the development of project procurement and work plans of the field teams.
  • Conduct regular field visits, advice and provide regular technical support to field-based program team
  • Ensure harmonization of program operating plans and protocols across the program as well as the mission, with the help of technical support from Regional coordinator, review tools and approaches, and ensure that technical standards, guidelines and methodologies are communicated and understood.
  • Assist in recruiting, evaluating and coaching of program technical staff

Objective 3

  • Ensure tracking and reporting of technical activities under FSL and cash sectors

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Compile monthly FSL program technical reports with an overview of activities and contextual updates, and quantitative indicator follow- up and submit to PM for consolidation.
  • Review reports and gauge program progress against logical framework, ensuring compliance with ACF internal and donor’s reporting standards.
  • Assist the FSL PM/ AREA MANAGER in reviewing FSL program budget and then follow up with HOB/ Area Coordinator to ensure adherence to work plan.
  • Review with FSL PM/AREA MANAGER and validate procurement requests for FSL program needs before submission to the logistics department.
  • In coordination with the FSL PM/AREA MANAGER, follow up logistics requirements in coordination with the HOB, Area Coordinator and Logistics Coordinator
  • Ensure that all program-related data and information is correct and of high quality, updated, organized and accessible to the country program, HQ and other key stakeholders and that lessons learnt and best practice are documented.
  • Facilitate and support systematic monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Develop activity progress reports for the program teams as well as contribute to the development of donor reports

Objective 4

  • Participate in regular internal and external coordinator for the program at LGA level and at state level when required

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with ACF and partner technical and support departments to ensure a common approach and sharing of information.
  • Represent ACF with local authorities, partner and other program stakeholders
  • Represent ACF at State Emergency Working groups (OCHA, INGO Consortium) when required by the Area Coordinator, FSL Coordinator and/FSL PM/AREA MANAGER
  • Undertake additional coordination as requested by the PM and the FSL Coordinator.

Additional Responsibilities

  • This job description is not intended to be al 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/activity
  • 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 PM: Hierarchical relationship
  • FSL Head of Department/Deputy Head: Technical guidance, technical support, coaching
  • Multisectorial Program Manager: Exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination.
  • Other Project Managers/Sector Managers: Nut/FSL/M&E: exchange of information on programs, coordination and monitoring and evaluation (integrated approach).
  • Support department: Collaboration and exchange of information.
  • Area Project Manager: Direct Line manager

External:

  • Local authorities: Communication, exchange of information in collaboration with the Field Coordinator and the Multi- sectoral Program Manager.
  • 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, and INGO forum.
  • Local and state government: Engage with stakeholders in coordination with FieldCo, Multisectorial PM, FSL PM and Other State Project Managers.

Position Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, etc.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
  • Previous experience with cash transfer programming.
  • Three years relevant work experience
  • 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 English
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy

Preferred:

  • Previous experience managing multispectral cash transfer programs (i.e. Cash transfers or vouchers for nutrition, FSL, WASH, NFI, etc.)
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanoori.

Remuneration
Minimum Basic Salary: 308,589 NGN Per Month.

Application Closing Date
14th August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


4. Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant
Location: 
Abuja, FCT
Job Type: Full Time
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Supply Chain Officer

Objective 1

  • Provide Administrative support to Supply Chain Officer

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support to Obtain quotations on behalf of Supply Chain Officer
  • Support the Supply Chain Officer in the importation of drugs and other related/non-related items (as captured on the 2019 Import Duty Exemption Certificate/ NAFDAC Import Permit).
  • Provide support in market analysis;
  • Support in the request for IDEC, NAFDAC Import Permit, NAFDAC No objection waiver, SONCAP certificate (for SON regulated products).
  • Support in the processing of M-Forms, Pre Arrival Assessment Reports, Marine Insurance and other necessary documentation required for importation.
  • Support the Follow up on IDEC request and other associated requests for waivers.
  • Support Source and disseminate necessary documentation required for importation of procured items.
  • Support in the Conduct small purchases and prepare related procurement documents
  • Ensure correct filing and archiving of Procurement Dossiers
  • Scanning, printing, photocopying of procurement and delivery documents
  • Paper-based archiving of Procurement Dossiers for Abuja and field bases
  • Electronic archiving of Procurement Dossiers for Abuja and field bases

Objective 2

  • Stock management in Abuja

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure follow-up of stocks in Abuja store;
  • Ensure that every item in the store has stock cards and they are up-to-date;
  • Ensure all deliveries are physically conformed with delivery notes and/or waybills;
  • Update the monthly inventory and complete stock reports using ACF standard stock management tools;
  • Notify the Supply Chain officer when stock reaches minimum stock levels
  • Update Procurement Follow Up (PFU) file with reception dates

Objective 3

  • Supervise deliveries and dispatches to and from Abuja Capital

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Receive deliveries from suppliers, other bases
  • Prepare Delivery Notes for transported goods and equipment
  • Prepare Reception notes for deliveries as and when required
  • Update PFU with delivery dates and waybill numbers
  • Liaise with the field regarding deliveries

Objective 4

  • Reporting

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Stock report for Abuja base
  • Physical inventory for office and guesthouse

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Reporting to Procurement Officer
  • Liaise with all staff  for individual requests
  • Liaise with all Logistics

External:

  • Suppliers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND in Information Technology, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience required.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Some experience in Logistics and stock control
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Knowledge of English
  • Good Computer Skill, MS Word, MS Excel

Preferred:

  • Experience in working for NGO

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


5. Job Title: Logistics Archivist

Location: Abuja, FCT
Job Type: Full Time
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Procurement Manager

Objective 1

  • Improve and ensure the performance of the Procurement archiving

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide an up to date archives documentation of PD’s files
  • Reorganize and classify in order all PD’s folders
  • Control each PD to fulfill them with missing documents by using checklist for completion
  • Ensure original documents existing in logistic folders (except for invoices)
  • Sort out documents to take out un useful double or triple copy
  • Check all documents to ensure that the filling is correctly done and set up corrections or add missing data
  • Monitoring closely all new PD’s archiving and field files.

Objective 2

  • Implement or improve archiving for all other logistic issues

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Implement kit log tools
  • Control all existing for improvement and completion
  • Create new folders needed to achieve all archiving. Identify gap or lack.
  • Set up standard frequencies and methodology for the reception of documents
  • Ensure regular updates, Photocopy and Scanning of document

Objective 3

  • Create soft archiving folders

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Request support from IT officer for the settings of this tool
  • Follow up correctly guidelines from the kitlog
  • Ensure that field files forwarded to him are validated (cross-check of checklist) before any archiving (hard and soft copy)
  • Make a back up

Objective 4

  • Reporting

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up Weekly sitrep
  • Provide Workplan activities and report

Internal Relationship:

  • Line managed by Logistics Coordinator
  • Direct collaboration with ITC officer, Logistics Assistants, Procurement Officer  and Capital Logistician

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND in Information Technology, Logistics, supply chain management, or related field.
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in a similar role

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Well-organized, able to multitask, and rigorous
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft Office)

Preferred:

  • Previous experience with AAH or other NGO’s preferred

Salary
NGN109,897 per month

Application Closing Date
12th August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


6. Job Title: Marketing Officer
Location:
 Potiskum, Yobe
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: WASH Sector Manager

Objective 1

  • Conduction of  Research Study on Sanitation Marketing

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Conduct a proper research study together with the consultant on sanitation marketing that are evidence-based on current practices
  • Undertake continuous feedback from the community, venders, producers on how to adapt and improve the product and customer satisfaction
  • Develop the sanitation marketing strategy based around 4P (Price, Product, Place, Promotion)
  • Work in collaboration with the consultant on market survey, identify goals and develop a market plan

Objective 2

  • Identification and training of communities volunteers and local artisans

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Organize meetings with community members to develop their sales ability. Work on sales pitch, having structured sales conversations, developing conversations and closing deal
  • Coaching of sales teams and working one on one on sales
  • Setting up systems to monitoring program quality from artisan
  • Inform and involve the communities in the implementation of the program
  • Identification and sensitization of local artisans on various latrines designs and construction with signing of MOU in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develop an inventory of trained artisans in each community including participating in vendors’ selection.
  • Conduct and supervise house to house monitoring of latrine construction and collect user feedback
  • Work to increase  retailer engagement

Objective 3

  • Monitor community mobilization on sanitation marketing related activities

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Design strategy for working territory, setting up sales appointments, scheduling, mapping territory
  • Develop monitoring systems for sales based on controller inputs mot sales (e.g  Number of hours worked per day; sales calls; sales conversation.  Number of signed contract etc)
  • Work in collaboration with community mobilizers officers in the implementation of Behavioural Change Communication strategy in relation to sanitation marketing
  • Monitor the constructions of subsidized household’s latrines with high-quality materials which will be durable and cost-effective in terms of maintenance.

Objective 4

  • Develop Sales Promotion creating a strong brand for product

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Develop promotion materials to support the selling of products
  • Run workshops and collect feedback on materials
  • Working with local media influencers to develop material to push the products on social media
  • Develop dynamic partnership with local celebrities
  • Support production of radio, promotional video, television and creative outlets
  • Link promotion with local event

Objective 5

  • Manage the project team

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Run sales meeting, celebrate great performances
  • Elaborate the content of the required training and organize them
  • Train the team of assistants to make sure they transmit the messages clearly to the communities
  • Organize the team work and produce weekly/monthly activities report
  • Identify and anticipate problems or constraints especially on cost of construction.
  • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to social protection assistants 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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Know and understand Action Against Hunger mandate, Humanitarian principals and the current program
  • In collaboration with the European Union project team develop coherent messages and pass them to the community about Action Against Hunger mandate, program objectives and approach
  • Build trust between the organisation and the community
  • Inform local authorities about all aspects of the programs

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • WASH Sector Manager: Technical hierarchical relationship – exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • WASH Officer(PHP): Collaborate with the hygiene promotion and social mobilization team members to ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination
  • WASH Officer(Capacity building): Collaborate with the capacity team members to ensure exchange of information, collaboration, trainings and coordination
  • Support team: coordinate and collaborate regularly to plan and manage the transport, supply and budgets.
  • WASH technical Officer: Collaborate with the technical team in ensuring and monitoring the quality of latrine construction

External:

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners : exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on choice of technical options
  • Local representatives of international aid organizations : exchange of information

Qualification

  • Degree in Marketing with marketing experience of not less than 4 years

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Experience working with Sales Teams
  • Previous experience in implementing CLTS and sanitation marketing
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Two years of relevant work experience
  • Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
  • Fluency in Hausa and English
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger

Application Closing Date
Friday, 9th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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