Action Against Hunger HND/Bsc Job Recruitment (6 Positions) (NGN495,520 Per month)

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Action Against Hunger HND/Bsc Job Recruitment (6 Positions) (NGN495,520 Per month)
We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: Sector Manager – Health System Strengthening
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe
Start date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Program ManagerObjective 1

  • Provision of support to strengthen the human resource for health.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the state ministry of health and state primary health care management board, carry out health system assessment; diagnosis of health system in line with defined methodology and with technical support from Nutrition & Health HoD with the aim of identifying the gap in the targeted facilities, LGAs and state levels
  • In close coordination with the program manager, ensure dissemination of the findings
  • Work closely with the state ministry of health, state primary health care management board and state ministry of budget and planning to identify the best strategy toward centralization and coordination of training of frontline health workers on continues medical education
  • Work with SMOH on the selection and TOT training of dedicated master trainers within the state structure to facilitate and lead the training of frontline health workers through the coordination centre
  • Coordinate with nutrition and health sector manager to organise the training of frontline health workers
  • Support SMOH to develop annual training plan and incorporation into the state AOP to ensure consistent funding for training
  • Provide technical support to SMOH in the development of AOP to ensure all identified gaps in the health system are strategically captured
  • In close collaboration with the advocacy team, support SMOH and SPHCMB in the adoption and institutionalization of CHIPS program and subsequent implementation at the selected LGAs
  • Update stakeholder contact information at state level and targeted local government level for nutrition and health sector on a regular basis.
  • Develop health facility matrix for tracking gaps in service provisions, HRH supplies, technical Capacities, information man policies/guidelines at health facility level.
  • Liaise with Nutrition and Health service delivery team; Community Mobilization teams and keep them updated about the identified gaps on a regular basis.

Objective 2

  • Support and strengthen community participation in health system

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the authorities at the selected LGAs to scale-up and strengthened Health Facility Management Committee (HFMC) and Ward Development Committee to ensure ownership and sustainability of interventions at the ward level
  • Participate at the quarterly meeting with the HEMC and WDC
  • Support the implementation of the adapted BFHI policy at the state level and designation of targeted facilities as baby friendly
  • Support Program Manager to organize workshops and meetings at state level in regards to HSS

Objective 3

  • Project Management

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible to support Program Manager for budget planning, responsibilities expenditure tracking related to HSS activities planned under the project. Some of the project management related work will be:
    • Support MPM in developing HSS timeline.
    • Support MPM in developing financial forecast in line with the HSS timelines and planning at different level.
    • Ensure close collaboration with HR and Finance during recruitment planning, screening, finalization and managing process for HSS related positions.
    • Ensure close collaboration with logistic and finance during planning of workshops, trainings and/or meeting that requires financial advances and/or logistical procurement etc.
    • Ensure close collaboration with logistic during any assessment planning, data collection for arranging transportation and other logistical aspects
    • Plan, Review, update and manage budget including HSS related follow up regular activities on a regular basis and share with N/H project manager.
    • Maintain close collaboration with state MoH, primary health care agencies and LGA public health coordinators
    • Lead coordination with state government and non-government partners working in the targeted LGAs on a periodic basis in close coordination with Nutrition and Health Sector manager.

Objective 4

  • Follow up of the HSS action plan with AAH teams and external stakeholders working in the targeted LGAs

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead advocacy issues in SUNNY for improved service delivery responsibilities
  • Support LGAs in planning and budgeting for health and nutrition service delivery in reference to identified gaps.
  • With support from Program manager, develop follow up mechanism and tools for tracking progress on the agreed HSS action plans
  • Organize periodic observation visits and update the follow up tools
  • Engage with State HIS officers to follow up on the progress on reporting
  • Engage with all respective government counterpart such as SMoH, SPHCMB, Monitoring and Evaluation team (DHIS2 officers) during the follow up and share with them the Progress on a regular basis.

Objective 5

  • Information management, reporting and coordination

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with N/H teams and ensure that health facility matrix, 4W/5W are |updated by the respective teams and archived.
  • Ensure that attendance sheet are used and maintained by the teams for on- job coaching sessions, workshops/meetings and refresher trainings
  • Identify key progresses, gaps and challenges with proposed solutions from the monthly follow up visits, health facility matrix updates and inform N/H project manager
  • Closely coordinate with State/LGA representatives from SMoH and health Care agencies responsible for service delivery for the targeted LGAs
  • Organize and lead the LGA based monthly coordination meetings and support LGA teams on structuring LGA coordination mechanisms with health workers and partners
  • Participate in the relevant cluster meetings and other related forum at district or governorate level as and when requested by the PM or in absence of PM.
  • Conduct regular meetings with other ACF sector or Partners to discuss and document lessons learned
  • Regularly report and coordinate with line mangers regarding challenges, issues faced in the field for timely and appropriate decision making.

Objective 6

  • Performance Management

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and responsibilities expectations to team members which includes: 10 minutes monthly conversation, 3 months/end of probation performance appraisal and annual/ end of contract appraisal completed within set time line.
  • 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.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Senior Project manager: Line manager
  • HSS Officer : Direct Line management
  • Field Co: exchange of information
  • Nutrition and Health HoD : technical reference — technical support — exchange of information,
  • coordination
  • Nutrition & Health sector manager, Advocacy team: regular collaboration and coordination; exchange of information
  • Logistic/HR/Finance Managers: functional collaboration and exchange of information
  • Other sectorial team; Exchange of information, coordination

External:

  • SPHCDA, SMOH, SMBP:direct technical and facilitation support, Close collaboration, training and workshop facilitation support.
  • LGA Team/ Health facility team: Training, Supportive supervision, exchange of information, coordination.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine/Public Health/Nursing/or related field
  • Certificate in project management for development will be an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in primary health care system

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Good understanding of Nigeria health system structure – Previous role at coordination/supervisory level is required
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language. Hausa language will be added advantage
  • Working knowledge of MS Office

Preferred:

  • Work experience in humanitarian settings
  • Work experience with government health care system is an added advantage
  • Experience of working in partnership with or directly with Ministry of Health is preferable
  • Ability to plan and organize work Independent with appropriate follow through while paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.
  • Ability to delegate and follow up of task among teams
  • Ability to understand and to interpret the nature of human behavior
  • Ability to manage wide range of stakeholders for collaboration, coordination and consultation

Remuneration
Gross Basic Salary: NGN 308,589 – NGN 495,520 Per month

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


2. Job Title: Procurement Assistant
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Starting date: as soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Procurement Officer
Slot: 2 OpeningsObjective 1

  • Provide Administrative Support to the Procurement Officer.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Obtain quotations for both direct and negotiated procedures within a week of assignment.
  • Negotiate with suppliers for competitive pricing.
  • Support Procurement officer in negotiated procedure and  framework agreements processes
  • Support Procurement officer in cash forecasting reports twice monthly

Objective 2

  • Establish electronic archives for all Purchase Dossiers and other logistics documents.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Create electronic archives for all Procurement documents.
  • Organise all electronic copies of DNs into one server location (kitlog path)
  • Add a name extension for all PDs and PRs by a summary of their content for easier identification on the server store – continuous

Objective 3

  • Functional system of dispatch and receipt acknowledgement for purchases.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Create Delivery Notes/waybills.
  • Track deliveries and receipt acknowledgements.
  • Consolidate any quality/quantity received feedback as appears on returned DNs and report to procurement officer.

Objective 4

  • Additional Responsibilities

Tasks & responsibilities:

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

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Directly reporting to Procurement Officer.
  • Liaise with all staff for individual requests.
  • Liaise with all Logistics.

External:

  • Suppliers

Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma or equivalent in Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain or any other  course.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in office administration and procurement work.

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;
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger principles, values and charter.

Preferred:

  • Experience in working for NGO;
  • Highly energetic and motivated individual.

Remuneration
Gross Basic Salary: NGN156,995 – NGN 252,100 Per month.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply


3. Job Title: FSL Officer

Location: Damaturu, Yobe State
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Sector Manager – Social Protection
Slot: 2 openings

Objective 1

  • Undertake Income Generation Activity interventions at LGA level under the direction of the SP Sector Manager.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate community mobilization and education on Income generating opportunity for sustained livelihoods.
  • Formation of organized PLW groups for income generation
  • Build capacity of PLW income groups on selected enterprises in the LGA
  • Identify, establish and mentor VSLA groups for sustained household income
  • Monitor the VSLA group performance and provide technical support on their operations
  • Document and share best practices of VSLA in the targeted LGA for further learning
  • Linking of PLW to existing VSLA in the different wards in the LGA

Objective 2

  • Support Food Security and livelihood interventions in selected at LGAs for household résilience

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize PLW to form farmer groups in the respective wards in the LGA
  • Support the identification and selection of enterprises with the PLW groups
  • In collaboration with Agriculture department in LGA, establish farmer field schools in wards
  • Facilitate the capacity building programs for selected farmer groups on proper agronomic practices.
  • In collaboration with the LGA Agriculture department, facilitate extension services for the farmer field schools
  • Facilitate monitoring of farmers’ fields for further technical support and learning
  • Support the establishment of database on farmer field school and update them monthly.
  • Disseminate weather information to the farmer groups for timely measures to mitigate negative impact on farmers produce.
  • Support farmer group registration with the LGA
  • Support PLW farmer groups to establish vegetable gardens for nutrition

Objective 3

  • Institutional strengthening of farmers through OCB and marketing

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate farmer groups capacity building on group management in collaboration with the agriculture department
  • Facilitate farmer groups engagement on risk mitigation for improved yield
  • Facilitate farmer groups motivation talks on farming for income
  • In collaboration with Agriculture department facilitate market linkages for farmer groups
  • Strengthen farmer group investment and saving opportunity through VSLA within the farmer field school

Objective 4

  • Project Management

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible to support SP Manager for budget planning, expenditure tracking related to FSL activities planned under the project. Some of the project management related work will be –
  • Support SP manager in developing FSL timeline
  • Support SP manager in developing financial forecast in line with the FSL activity timelines and planning at different level
  • Ensure close collaboration with HR and Finance during recruitment planning, screening, finalization and managing process for FSL related positions
  • Ensure close collaboration with logistic and finance during planning of workshops, trainings and/or meeting that requires financial advances and/or logistical procurement etc. and ensure timely delivery of project activities.
  • Ensure close collaboration with logistic during any assessment planning, data collection for arranging transportation and other logistical aspects
  • Plan, Review, update and manage budget including FSL related follow up regular activities on a regular basis and share with SP Sector manager.
  • Maintain close collaboration with state Moan, LGA Agriculture department FSL issues

Objective 5

  • Reporting

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all training and meeting records are dully in place for all activities (attendance sheet, on-job coaching sessions, workshop/meeting reports)
  • Monthly reports submitted by 28th monthly in agreed standards
  • Ensure that health facility matrix, 4W/5W are updated by the respective teams and submitted in time
  • Timely and quality submission of monthly Quantitative and qualitative FSL Reports
  • Submit issues log report to SP Sector Manager with updates on specific actions taken so far and the further actions required.
  • Share success stories on IGA and FS interventions in the LGAs.
  • Support preparation of farmer group and VSLA monthly meeting records for effective group management
  • Submit situation reports on multisectoral issues affecting livelihoods of farmer groups and VSLA

Objective 6

  • Performance Management

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members which includes;
  • 10 minutes monthly conversation for FSL Assistant completed, discussed and submitted by 30th monthly
  • 3 months/end of probation performance appraisal and annual/ end of contract appraisal completed, discussed and submitted by end of month.
  • Staff development needs, capacity gaps highlighted in performance management document and key issues highlighted for Sector Manager attention

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • SP Sector Manager: Line Manager
  • WASH, SP, HSS Sector Manager: Information Sharing
  • FSL Assistant : Direct Supervisee
  • M&E Officers/Manager; regular collaboration and coordination; exchange of information
  • Logistic/HR/Finance Managers: functional collaboration and exchange of information

External:

  • LGA Agriculture Department: direct technical and facilitation support, Close collaboration, training and workshop facilitation support.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Agriculture or other FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, etc.
  • 3 years’ experience in FSL project implementation

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Good understanding of Nigeria Agricultural practices in Nigeria
  • Previous role of development facilitation and supervisory level is required
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language. Hausa language will be added advantage
  • Working knowledge of MS office

Preferred:

  • Work experience in humanitarian settings
  • Work experience with Agriculture department or ministry is an added advantage
  • Ability to plan and organize work Independent with appropriate follow through while paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.
  • Ability to delegate and follow up of task among teams
  • Ability to manage wide range of stakeholders for collaboration, coordination and consultation

Remuneration
Basic Gross Salary: NGN 236,585 – NGN 379,904

Application Closing Date
17th June, 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: FSL Assistant – Social Protection
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: FSL Officer- Social ProtectionObjective 1

  • Perform social protection strengthening activities at the community level.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct day to day detailed planning and implementation for Social Protection activities with the support of the SP Officer
  • Identify the most vulnérable groups and ensure the beneficiary selection is done that target these vulnerable individuals in the community
  • Plan together with other sector assistants for internal integration within sectors and other programs (Nutrition, WASH)
  • Ensure persons with disability and gender issues are addressed in SP.
  • Ensure project activities are implemented is done with quality and adherence to program objectives, including respect of Action Against Hunger technical guidelines, systems, and established deadlines
  • Ensure activity budgets are spent on a monthly basis and paid during the month
  • Document monthly and quarterly success stories and share with SP Officer.

Objective 2

  • Social Protection planning and implémentation

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Identify the vulnerable persons in the project areas and ensure the project interventions are targeting them effectively.
  • Ensure all cash beneficiaries who do not receive their cash transfers are followed up and engaged.
  • Handle all conflict and cases of violence related to SP activities in the communities.
  • Conduct engagement with the LGA technical staff (extension workers and others) on social protection issues in the community
  • Conduct SP trainings and sensitization of beneficaries on social protection issues and referal mechanisms
  • Report fraud and other complaints related to SP to the Sector Manager and SP Officer within 24 hours for action.
  • Working with the SO Officer to ensure that gender equality, and in particularly, women’s economic empowerment, is effectively mainstreamed in the project implementation.
  • Identify community needs and share with the SP Officer for further actions.

Objective 3

  • Foster Coordination and Integration of Social Protection in other sectors at the LGA level

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Support cash beneficiaries to benefit from Health, Nutrition and WASH activities in the community.
  • Support the beneficiaries to access social protection and safety nets  services in the community and foster the development of durable solution for the affected beneficiaries.
  • Ensure proper documentation of the social protection and safety nets interventions to ensure proper and timely reporting to relevant clusters throughout the period.
  • Support cash beneficiaries are involved in savings for sustainable liveihoods.

Objective 4

  • Report technical activities of the social protection component of the program.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Compile monthly social protection and safety nets reports  and submit to the SP Officer within time and standards.
  • Ensure the progress of SP activities is according to plan on a monthly basisi enuring compliance with AAH internal and donor’s reporting standards.
  • Assist the SP Officer planning and budgeting for social protection activities and ensuring adherence to workplan.
  • Ensure all payment requests are made in time and payments to service providers and project participants are closed on a monthly basis and on time.
  • Ensure that all program-related data and information on social protection and safety nets component of the program is correct, updated, organized and accessible to other key stakeholders, and that lessons learnt and best practice are documented.
  • Support systematic monitoring of SP activities and share the report monthly.

Objective 5

  • Performance Management

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct 10 minutes monthly conversation and ensure submission by end of the month.
  • Ensure compliance to performance appraisal and probation is discussed with the SP Officer and submitted in time.
  • Share the performance objectives and targets with the SP Officer in a timely manner for performance agreement and reviews.
  • Contribute to the professional development and improvement of team members by providing support whenever required.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Social Protection Officer: Line Manager
  • Social Protection Sector Manager: Exchange of information
  • Senior Project Manager – Exchange of Information
  • Other Sectoral Managers & team: close collaboration on planning and implementation; Exchange of information
  • Support team: exchange of information, collaboration, coordination

External:

  • LGA Team/Community leaders: exchange of information, coordination

Qualifications

  • A post-graduate qualification in Development Studies, Social Policy, Rural Development, Economic Development or related discipline relevant to the requirements of this post
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience working in the Field of social protection. It is desirable that at least 1 of these years will have been spent working at a Field level with a locally based organization.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • A sound understanding of the Social protection and cultural environments impacting on social protection in Nigeria.
  • Ability to engage effectively for sustainable development programmes
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with community members and leaders, partner agencies and key contacts in the government
  • Previous community development work experience

Preferred:

  • Expériences in community development work or emergency response
  • Excellent of working with local governemnt authorities
  • Experience with proficiency in the analysis, management and reports writing
  • Excellent communication skills including excellent written and verbal skills in English; fluency in Hausa and Kanuri will be desirable
  • Evidence of good interpersonal networking and communication skills.

Remuneration
Basic Gross Salary: NGN 156,995 – NGN 252,100.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply


5. Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Monguno, Borno
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Finance Officer

Objective 1

  • Responsible for the base field payment.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Visit the fields during various program/activities to make payments.
  • Support the program’s cash transfer implementation.
  • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents summited in accordance with the AAH procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
  • Check the nature of all documents presented for payments. (Photocopy, original, pro forma, translation, date, signature, stamp, terms used, accuracy of calculations etc.)
  • Handover all unpaid voucher cash balances to Finance Officer.
  • Ensure that physical cash handed for payment corresponds to total amount on the PVs.

Objective 2

  • Ensure compliance of the supply chain guidelines and payment mode.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Respect AAH purchasing procedures as per KLV3 when giving an advance and to report to Finance Officer and Finance Manager if these procedures are not respected.
  • Ensure that Logistics and PMs comply with the supply chain guidelines.
  • Liaise with Log department for any discrepancy and missing procedures.
  • Clear and release cash advances with logistics/programs.
  • Maintain and handle properly all PVs/other financial documents

Objective 3

  • File and archive the documents.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Check that all invoices/supporting documents and their amount corresponds to the cash voucher total value.
  • Photocopy and file all the invoices/documents (base financial books) according to the monthly base book-keeping before sending to Capital office for archiving.
  • Check that all the invoices are present and attached to the PVs.
  • Follow up with programs/Log for supporting documents.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Directly reporting to the Finance Officer.
  • Technically supported by the Finance Manager.
  • Liaise with Finance Manager.
  • Liaise with Capital finance team.
  • Liaise with Log team/PMs

External:

  • Beneficiaries (daily workers)
  • Vendors
  • Suppliers

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Accounting, Management, Finance or related field; MBA or similar higher Degree will be a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance and administration-related role.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Professionalism
  • Organized with time management and planning skills.
  • Sense of confidentiality.
  • Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to manage and follow work plans.
  • Good interpersonal skills  (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player)
  • Able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistic and team needs.

Preferred:

  • Experience in a non-governmental organization is preferred.
  • Experience with donor-funded programs would be appreciated.

Gross Basic Salary

  • NGN156,995 – NGN252,100 per month.

Application Closing Date
13th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply


6. Job Title: Grants and Reporting Manager

Location: Maiduguri (responsible for entire Borno interventions)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Area Coordinator

Objective 1

  • Support Grants management & Compliance of ongoing program implementation

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that reports (internal and external) are submitted on time and are coherent and accurately written (Biweekly, APRs, quarterly, interim and/or final report)
  • Support the field coordinator for the collection and dissemination of various contributions from the Project Managers, review and validation by Abuja technical team, dissemination and filing of the validated report
  • Maintain hard and soft files of AAH Nigeria grant portfolio documents (from inception to closure)
  • Play a key role in Grant Opening and Closing meetings preparation and implementation, as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings which include representation from each unit (Admin, programs, logistics, security and M&E), compile action points and ensure proper follow up of issues raised
  • Monitor and support the use of grants management tools such as the detailed implementation tool, M&E plan, PFU and Budget Follow Up amongst program teams to ensure accurate tracking of implementation and timely alerts to potential challenges/obstacles
  • Support Field Coordinator in Project  development;  including making inputs in the area of risk management, quality of implementation, analysis of challenges faced during implementation and  working with various program teams and key-stakeholders to resolve problems in a timely, cost-efficient and effective manner
  • In coordination with the grant coordinator, monitor implementation of programs to ensure they are in accordance with donor and AAH internal requirements. Must develop extensive understanding of donor rules for the project under implementation and guide project manager in the reading of the relevant donor rules.

Objective 2

  • Information management/data collection and implementation of quality controls

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To distribute and share with all AAH staff copies of all documentation (grant proposals, Donor rules, AAH relevant guidelines, reports, budget etc) related to their specific programs
  • Ensure comprehensive grant files are maintained up to date and are available for use (same docs than above)
  • To act as an information resource on Borno. In connection with the Field Coordinator, be able to provide informative and varied articles from several sources regarding the current political, socio-economic, security situation in the country. Build a dedicated file to centralize all relevant information on Borno context evolution and development (including Gov and LGA policies, strategies and development plans, resources produced by academics in or on Yobe State…)
  • Provide briefing papers and support development of external communication tools as relevant for donor and relevant stakeholders’ visits/meetings on AAH Nigeria programs in Borno
  • Attend inter sector/coordination as when Field Coordinator is not available to collect and share information on program work and security information in Borno State.

Objective 3

  • Support the field coordinator in the ongoing context analysis and scenario planning, risk analysis and advocacy initiatives

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all internal program strategy meetings with senior management team
  • Support project proposals development for the AAH Nigeria Borno Program under the supervision of the Field Coordinator
  • Develop stakeholders mapping for each project and notes on advocacy primary and secondary targets (organogram of various institutions and influential members) and develop and follow up implementation of engagement strategies (reports to external stakeholders, advocacy initiatives…)
  • Support the Field Coordinator to produce bi-annual context review document, scenario planning and Contingency plan review/building
  • Support the Field Coordinator in the regular review of the risk analysis and update of relevant security management document in collaboration with the SSCo and SSMan.

Objective 4

  • Support AAH external representation and lead partnership development opportunities

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Field Coordinator in the external representation of AAH and the coordination with government authorities at local, national and state levels (NEMA and SEMA), NGOs and UN agencies; give regular updates to the main stakeholders as necessary
  • Ensure that relevant stakeholders have a clear understanding of Action Against Hunger charter, background, program objectives and activities in the field.
  • Defend humanitarian principles.
  • Develop and manage the relationship with local NGOs, CBOs, CSOs and academia to support the development of new programming. Act as focal person for those partnership development and management (from selection process to supervision).

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Others Project Managers: exchange of information and coordination (integrated approach) ;
  • Technical Coordinators: exchange of information and collaboration on program issues;
  • Field Coordinator: hierarchical relationship – reporting, exchange of information and collaboration on program, operational and security issues;
  • Operations Support Coordinator: Collaboration and exchange of information on relations with Government Institutions at the district level, operational and security issues;
  • Logistics HOD: exchange of information and collaboration on procurement planning, purchasing and follow-up and other  logistics matters;
  • Finance HOD: exchange of information and collaboration on budget design, cash forecast, budget follow-up and other financial matters;
  • HR HOD: exchange of information and collaboration on recruitment, training plans, appraisals and team management issues;
  • Deputy Country Directors: exchange of information and collaboration on strategic issues;
  • Country Director: exchange of information and collaboration on strategic issues.

External:

  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners: exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on the choice of technical options;
  • Local representatives of international aid organizations: exchange of information;
  • Donor representatives: hosting field visits, exchange of information cluster and other coordination forums.

Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of Monthly reports (narrative, market price and APR) building, validation process and filing;
  • Contribution to bi-Weekly base situation reports;
  • Contribution to Monthly Sitrep mission;
  • Project notes, briefing papers and support development of external communication;
  • Ad-hoc reports (Stakeholders Mapping, newsletter).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in International Development, Economics, Humanitarian Assistance, Rural Development, Geography, Agriculture, Livestock or related studies.
  • Minimum 4 years of humanitarian work experience in a similar setting and responsibility.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Good communication, writing and analytical skills;
  • Good team management and representation competencies;
  • Knowledge of programming in humanitarian settings;
  • Experience in assessment, monitoring or evaluation;
  • Familiarity with Action Against Hunger principles.

Preferred:

  • Experience with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, DFID, SIDA, WFP, etc.);
  • Experience of similar programs in an urban setting and highly volatile contexts;
  • Experience in the area of operation;
  • Knowledge of local languages (Hausa and Kanuri);
  • A resident of North East Nigeria.

Gross Basic Salary

  • NGN424,310 –  NGN681,350 per month.

Application Closing Date
14th June, 2019.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

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