WASH PHP / NFI Officer at Action Against Hunger

WASH PHP / NFI Officer at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


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Job Title: WASH PHP / NFI Officer
Location: (Maiduguri, Damasak) Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Depart: Programmes – WASH
Level: Mid Level
Start date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Sector Manager
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Objective 1

  • Overall supervision of Public health promotion and Non-food items distribution activities following ACF’s local strategy and International Guidelines

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that a KAP baseline survey is carried out, analysis done and hygiene promotion strategy is designed on the basis of the findings (for projects more than three months long).
  • Identify various target groups in the geographical area.
  • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt hygiene promotion training material to local context and in line with target groups to be trained.
  • In coordination with the WASH Program Manager, revise and adapt all IEC materials in line with the local context. This should be drawn up as a communication plan.
  • Ensure that all monitoring is done in line with the agreed monitoring format.
  • Continually assess emergency needs, as requested, especially taking in the broader perspective of public health.
  • Plan beneficiary selection and registration, and led  the distribution of NFI kits with the Field Assistant team.
  • Ensure that work meets with SPHERE minimum standards.
  • Assist the WASH Program Manager with, and where required, participate in community mobilization.
  • Ensure that all technical work reflects the needs and preferences of different target groups.

Objective 2

  • Train and build the capacity of staff and partners.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion team members are fully aware of the hygiene promotion strategy and all activities are in line with strategy activities.
  • Prepare training tools on relevant technical topics and conduct trainings for both internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the WASH Sector Manager in the development of technical guidelines and tools.
  • Assess areas for improvement and recording lessons learnt for future activities.

Objective 2

  • Coordinate with internal staffs, and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise closely with the WASH sector technical team throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger at local level WASH meetings and technical working groups relating to Public health promotion and NFI distribution as required by your line manager.

Objective 4

  • Supervise and manage staffs under your responsibility

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff’s recruitment in line with agreed organogram structure.
  • Provide day-to-day management of staff directly under your responsibility.
  • Set objectives with staff under your direct management, and appraise their performance in accordance with Action Against Hunger performance management policies, identifying areas where they require support and capacity building.
  • Ensure that your team co-ordinate and integrate with WASH technical team members.
  • Ensure that gender issues are taken into account.
  • Report regularly, verbally and in writing, to the WASH Sector Manager.

Position Requirements / Qualifications

  • Degree in Public Health, Sociology, Rural Development or other related fields.

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Two years relevant work experience.
  • Microsoft Office software Skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.


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

Minimum Basic Salary
236,585 Naira per month.

Application Closing Date
7th August, 2020.

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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