Ongoing Recruitment at Action Against Hunger, 3rd August, 2018

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 position below:

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State and reports to the Area Coordinator. The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager is responsible for effective management and implementation of monitoring and evaluation component of all programs and projects in Borno state including both new and established, providing accountability and ensuring efficiency in project deliverables.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead the operationalisation of M&E systems for Action Against Hunger programs to ensure compliance with donor and Action Against Hunger M&E standards.
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of Action Against Hunger M&E tools, activities, and reporting.
  • Monitor all grant activities and ensure that the project complies with donor performance reporting requirements.
  • Build the capacity of staff M&E through training, mentoring and coaching to ensure quality control of monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Ensure capitalization, learning and reporting of all projects activities in the mission.
  • Represent the organization at national level and promote Action Against Hunger’s technical viewpoints, guidelines and methods of work.
  • Provide adhoc support in management and administration of the electronic cash platform (Red Rose), develop TOR for assessments, internal reviews and validate project data.
  • Draft quarterly reporting and general management of the mission accountability framework in Maiduguri.
  • Contribute to the learning process through documentation of case studies and success stories and also support the mission annual beneficiary count process.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration or Computer Science, with relevant experience in information management including data analysis and GIS in emergency or development sector.
  • Minimum of 4 years of previous experience working with NGOs covering multi-sector programming.
  • Proven management and coordination skills (HR, projects, and stress management).
  • Proven experience in a technical advisory role in monitoring and results management.
  • Proven ability to translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
  • Knowledge and experience in qualitative and quantitative data management techniques including proficient and skillful use of SPSS, STATA, EXCEL, Epi-info software.
  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation with special emphasis on activity monitoring, data management including data collection, analysis and storage.
  • Excellent written and spoken English including the ability to write clear and engaging reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of international humanitarian guidelines and standards.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure in a rapidly changing professional environment.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly to the field sites.
  • Familiarity with emergency donor reporting and regulations.

Application Deadline 9th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Assistant – Agroforestry
Location:
Damasak, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 4 Openings

Job Summary

  • The positions are based in Damasak, Borno State and reports to the FSL Sector Manager.
  • The FSL Assistant is required to implement agricultural activities within the assigned local government area ensuring Action Against Hunger food security and livelihood interventions are fully integrated with other programmes at the facility and community level under the SDC funded project.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization towards farming program.
  • Facilitate trainings on dry season vegetable production, compost making and tree seedling nursery.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of beneficiaries and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Participate in beneficiary registration and distribution of beneficiary ID cards.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of agriculture planned activities with the support from the agriculture officer.
  • Collect information and data on food security at LGA level through surveys, assessments, market price monitoring and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the Organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
  • Prepare project activity reports on a weekly basis (bi – weekly and monthly updates, success stories, case studies etc.).
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of National Diploma in FSL related studies e.g. Agricultural-Economics, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Disaster Risk Management etc.
  • One year relevant work experience in extension services on vegetable nursery, compost making, tree seedling management and work experience in conflict/insecure humanitarian contexts.
  • Previous experience with FSL interventions (i.e. income generation activity, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Fluency in Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri).

Application Deadline 10th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Assistant – Economic Empowerment
Location
: Damasak, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damasak, Borno State and reports directly to the FSL Officer.
  • The FSL Assistant-Economic Empowerment is required to provide support in the implementation of economic empowerment component of the project.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Undertake economic strengthening interventions at the local government level.
  • Ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all areas of economic empowerment of the social protection interventions of the program.
  • Facilitate community mobilization towards economic empowerment program.
  • Coordinate market linkages with value chain actors, household income flow and household economic behavioural change activities monitoring.
  • Contribute to organizational and sector wide learning through documentation of lessons learnt, best practices, evaluation from the economic strengthening of the income generation activities component.
  • Support the development of project procurement and work plans.
  • Liaise with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities for economic empowerment at LGA level.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Diploma in Economic Empowerment related studies e.g. Agriculture, Development Studies, Accounting and Business Management.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience in humanitarian contexts and conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills including report writing.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s mission, values and policy.
  • Previous experience managing economic empowerment interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Capacity to analyze and resolve problems including taking appropriate action.
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Application Deadline 10th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location:
Monguno, Borno
Slots: 6 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Monguno, Borno State and reports to the Community Mobilization Officer
  • The Community Mobilization Assistant is responsible for direct implementation of the project within the assigned community.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other members of the community field team within sector and ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all Action Against Hunger mobilization, training and IEC material building.
  • Tracking and reporting of activities under community mobilization of all two component of the program (cash transfer and Nutrition).
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.
  • Provide training, orientation to the target communities regarding Action Against Hunger project and other mobilization activities part of the project.
  • Compile and share reports and findings on daily basis to provide help in compilation of quality reports with an overview of activities and contextual updates and quantitative indicator follow-up.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger with local authorities, partners and other program stakeholders at LGA level.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Public Administration, Community Health Extension, Political Science, and Public Health, other related qualifications.
  • At least 1 year relevant work experience in humanitarian contexts.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.
  • Ability to work in an environment where there are physical discomforts associated with change in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust or dirt.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Fluency in English and Hausa. Proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Shuwa) is an added advantage.
  • Resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community.
  • Previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e.  FSL, cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition).

Application Deadline 10th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Officer
Location:
Monguno, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The Position is based in Monguno, Borno State and will be report to the Sector Manager. The Community Mobilization Officer is responsible for direct implementation of community mobilization activity in the assigned local government area.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop a community mobilization and sensitization strategy document for effective program delivery.
  • Implement the mobilization activities in line with the work plan and adhere to deadlines.
  • Coordinate with local government area officials to share plan and implementation of FSL activities.
  • Provide guideline and training when required for effective community mobilization at the local government level.
  • Provide assistance in the identification of methods of community mobilization enhancing partnership and coordination with government officials and local communities, internal integration within sectors and programs (FSL, Nutrition, WASH, NFIs, etc.).
  • Manage community mobilization field teams within sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all Action Against Hunger mobilization, training and IEC material building.
  • Ensure tracking and reporting of activities under Community Mobilisation of all two component of the program (Cash Transfer and Nutrition).
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at the local government area level.

Position Requirements

  • B. Sc /HND in Food Security and Livelihoods related courses e.g.  Economics, Agricultural economics,  Business Management, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Sociology.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in community mobilization in FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Application Deadline 10th August, 2018.

 

 


Job Title:
Cash Officer
Location
: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The positions are based in Monguno, Borno state and reports to the Sector Manager.
  • The Cash Officer will play a key role in implementing the cash and vouchers disbursement program under the Food For Peace project.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Detailed planning and implementation of multi-sector cash transfer activities.
  • 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.)
  • Beneficiary identification, registration, verification and selection as per project vulnerability criteria for cash disbursement.
  • Identify areas of cross-program linkages with other Action Against Hunger programs in Monguno.
  • Ensure program quality and adherence to program objectives, including compliance of Action Against Hunger technical guidelines, systems, and established deadlines.
  • Work closely with the FSL team in different local government areas on cross-learning and beneficiary capacity building initiatives.
  • Participate in the development of project implementation strategy.
  • Facilitate community mobilization activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/cash-based Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices.
  • Represent Action Against Hunger externally in relevant LGA level forums and other relevant working groups.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or Food Security related field e.g. Agronomy, Agriculture, Developmental Studies etc.
  • Previous experience with cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Minimum of two years relevant work experience.
  • Capacity to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Previous donor programming experience.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Application Deadline 13th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Officer – Economic Empowerment
Location:
Damasak, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damasak, Borno State and reports directly to the FSL Sector Manager. The FSL Officer-Economic Empowerment is required to work closely with the FSL Sector Manager to fulfill the overall project objectives and strategy and provide support to the implementation of economic empowerment component of the project at the base level.
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Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support and guidance in the implementation of economic empowerment component of the program.
  • Develop detailed planning and implementation strategies for economic strengthening of the income generation activities of the households in collaboration with the FSL Sector Manager and the economic empowerment assistants.
  • In close coordination with the field team, reinforce and coordinate market linkages with value chain actors, household income flow and household economic behavioural change activities monitoring.
  • Work closely with the FSL Assistant – Economic Empowerment in the training of beneficiaries on VSLA, soap making, energy saving stove, artisan training and tree seedling marketing interventions.
  • Collate information and data on economic empowerment activities at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all areas of economic empowerment of the FSL interventions of the program.
  • Track and provide quality reports on technical activities on economic empowerment of FSL component of the program.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.
  • Perform other related tasks as required.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in a relevant field e.g. Agriculture, Development Studies, Accounting and Business Management.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in humanitarian and development contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Strong computer literacy, organizational and planning skills, report writing and budget oversight.
  • Commitment to upholding Action Against Hunger’s values, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Capacity to analyze and resolve problems including taking appropriate action.
  • Ability to share information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to define realistic goals and specific objectives.
  • Capacity to establish priorities in order to achieve expected results.
  • Previous experience managing economic empowerment interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, SIDA) funded activities.

Application Deadline 13th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Officer – Agroforestry
Location
: Damasak, Borno
Job type: Full Time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damasak, Borno State and reports to the FSL Sector Manager.
  • The FSL Officer-Agroforestry is required to lead the field team towards the implementation agriculture activities in the “Enhancing Food security, WASH services and resilience for Conflict-Affected Populations in Northeast Nigeria” through livelihood interventions, business management and technical training and capacity building to improve skills or production in new/pre-existing livelihood assets.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Collect information and data on Agriculture activities at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination meeting when required.
  • Work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the monitoring of project activities such as identification, registration, market and livelihood assessments, baseline and end line surveys etc)
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports on activities.
  • Participate in field training workshop for target beneficiaries.
  • Collaborate with other departments ensuring the project activities are integrated with the organization’s standard operating procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of tools for monitoring and program quality improvement.
  • Ensure harmonization of program operating plans ensuring compliance with technical standards, guidelines and methodologies.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Agriculture or related field of study and two years’ work experience in development contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.

Application Deadline 13th August, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Sector Manager – FSL
Location:
Damasak, Borno

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damasak, Borno State and reports to the Area Project Manager.
  • The Sector Manager is responsible for identifying, designing, implementing and reporting on project implementation activities of the SDC funded project within the FSL sector.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the detailed planning and implementation of FSL activities under the SDC project.
  • Provide support to budget design, update, monitoring and cash projection.
  • Identify program implementation modalities enhancing partnership and coordination with government officials and local communities as well as internal integration within sectors and programs.
  • Manage the performance of the field team and communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members.
  • Identify areas of cross-program linkages with other Action Against Hunger programs in Borno State. Ensure program quality and adherence to program objectives, including respect of Action Against Hunger technical guidelines, systems, and established deadlines.
  • Manage field teams within FSL sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all FSL interventions.
  • Compile FSL program technical reports with an overview of activities and contextual updates.
  • Review reports and monitor project activities in line with the project logical framework ensuring compliance with Action Against Hunger internal and donors reporting standards.
  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. agricultural-economics, natural resource management, anthropology, disaster risk management etc.
  • Minimum of two years’ working experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Experience implementing programs.

Application Deadline 15th August, 2018.

 

 


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