Action Against Hunger Nigeria Recruitment 2020/2021 & How to Apply

Action Against Hunger Nigeria Recruitment 2020/2021 & How to Apply : This is to inform you that Action Against Hunger Nigeria is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions listed below.

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.

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Action Against Hunger Nigeria Recruitment 2020/2021.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

ICT Assistant at Action Against Hunger.

Job Title: ICT Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: ICT Officer

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Objective 1
Server, Energy and Network Management:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Shall support the ICT Officer to ensure that Servers and other network resources are installed and configured for the respective users for Damaturu office.
  • Shall archive and keep in safe location all old files on the server and some relevant users’ data
  • Shall support the ICT Officer in the delivery of energy backup system (inverter, UPS) for the ICT equipment for Damaturu, Bade, Potiskum and the sub-bases
  • Shall be Local Area Network administrator for Bade and Potiskum offices and monitor users’ access to the Network and all its resources

Objective 2
Radio, CCTV and Trader / ODK Devices Management:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Shall support the ICT officer to ensure smooth operation of all HF/VHF radios for the base
  • Shall with the ICT Officer provide technical advice on CCTV operations to the base security manager whenever the needs arise
  • Supports the M&E team to ensure effective use/function of the ODK phones, cash transfer and traders’ devices.
  • Shall support the ICT Officer to resolve all ICT related problems with the ODK phones, cash transfer devices and traders’ devices are attended to within the shortest possible time.

Objective 3
Data Security and Software Management:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Shall carry out weekly data backup followup for Damaturu office and ensure that backup is done for all the sub-bases at regular times
  • Shall ensure that recommended anti-virus is installed on all the computers in the base and regularly updated
  • Shall in collaboration with the ICT Officer ensure that all network resources (server, network drives, switches, routers, printers) are installed in a safe and well ventilated locations

Objective 4
Equipment Management:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Shall ensure that all staff have required equipment for the delivery of their roles
  • Manages the base equipment list by regularly updating the list with new equipment
  • Ensures that all users complete Equipment Temporary Allocation Form and well documented
  • Makes sure that all new equipment labels are checked and allocated appropriately
  • Ensures that all equipment assigned to leavers are returned and equipment list updated accordingly

Objective 5
Communication Service and Subscription Management:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Shall ensure stability of internet service for the base and the sub-base and when necessary provide internet service for individual staff who may not be within the office location for official reasons at some point.
  • Shall continuously monitor the performance of all internet service and effective use of the internet bandwidth for Monguno and Damasak.
  • Shall query any individual for abuse of any of the communication means (Internet, GSM, Thuraya and Radio) and report same to the ICT Officer for consistent abuse.

Internal & External Relationship

Internal:

  • Logistics Manager: hierarchical relationship – technical support – exchange of information, collaboration on planning and all base matters
  • ICT Manager: Technical support
  • ICT Officer: Direct Line Manager
  • Logistics Officer: Collaboration on daily tasks
  • Others Programme Managers: Exchange of information and coordination (integrated approach)

External:

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree / Higher National Diploma in Information Technology/ Engineering; Telecommunications, Computer Science or related courses.

Skills & Experience:
Essential:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in the ICT sector.
  • Professional IT certificates such as MCP, MCSA, MCSE, CISCO are preferable.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills; approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality; able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information
  • Willingness to travel to field sites

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health related NGOs
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2020.

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

Note:  Qualified women are encouraged to apply

Emergency Coordinator at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Job Title: Emergency Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno and will be supervised by the Deputy Country Director – Northeast. The Emergency Coordinator will oversee the development, appropriate implementation and coordination of AAH Nigeria’s multi-sectoral emergency program strategy in NE Nigeria under a Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM).
  • To ensure AAH’s agreed role in RRM in geographical locations and sectors, and taking a lead role in ensuring the effective coordination of the RRM with other actors. Support the DCD-NE to elaborate the AAH context analysis, ensuring linkages internally and externally to gather relevant information to advocate for a principled, coordinated response.

Objective:

  • Emergency Program Strategy and Humanitarian Alert Analysis

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Oversee NE Nigeria emergency / rapid response programming to ensure the effective and efficient design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of emergency program portfolio.
  • Serve as the primary focal point within AAH for gathering and consolidating information on humanitarian alerts and updates through a system of internal contacts (Field Coordinators, Security Managers, Field teams) and external contacts and coordination mechanisms (local authorities, community leaders, RRM Coordination Cell) to inform AAH context analysis and adaptation of the AAH Nigeria Emergency strategy in close coordination with the DCD-NE.
  • Develop an internal tracking and follow up database for relevant humanitarian alerts and updates.
  • Ensure that any rapid response programming is in line with the Country Strategy and AAH’s vision.
  • Work with DCD-NE and Regional Technical Coordination team to generate viable projects in line with Country Strategy and ensure cohesive links and referrals across AAH humanitarian programming.
  • Work closely with Advocacy & Protection Coordinator to ensure protection mainstreaming in all emergency interventions and to ensure protection monitoring activities inform AAH multisector response and contextual understanding.
  • Ensure that systems, tools and resources are in place to guarantee that RRM projects are: Designed, planned and implemented based on sound analysis, in line with humanitarian principles, consistent with AAH’s standards for program quality and AAH technical positioning.
  • Ensure the regular production and/or review of AAH RRM monitoring tools including Detailed Project Implementation Plans, Activity Progress Reports, Budget and Supply Follow‐up, etc.
  • Put in place proper monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact of AAH’s emergency program and that learning is incorporated to ensure ongoing improvements.
  • Provide regular internal and external reports, and other relevant information on program activities, policy matters and external relations, based on agreed formats and schedules.
  • Identification of new opportunities for intervention and discussion with DCD-NE.

Objective 2:

  • Program Implementation

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Management of the RRM team in Borno; adapt the team structure according to needs, resources and capacities if required, with support of DCD NE.
  • Ensure high quality project implementation in accordance with donor and AAH regulations as well as in line with agreed log frames/indicators, budgets, procurement plans, and work plans. Monitor and manage program expenditure and budgets, ensuring resources are optimally utilized and spending is in line with AAH financial procedures and Donor requirements.
  • Ensure multi-sectoral needs assessments are carried out to inform the implementation of AAH emergency programming: Monitor the humanitarian situation and contribute to the prioritization of areas of intervention; Compile, review and disseminate multi-sectoral assessment reports internally and externally; Present summary results of multi-sectoral assessments; Supervise the MSA team remotely and in the field, depending on security situation and needs; Oversee correct implementation of tools and methodologies for assessments
  • Coordination with other RRM actors (UN, INGO) to ensure coherence of response, use of correct tools, development of new tools as needed.
  • Identify staff among AAH teams and train and develop AAH Nigeria expertise in RRM programming.
  • Ensure coordinated planning with logistics to ensure sufficient support to assessment and response teams.
  • Support the team to develop and maintain relationships with the relevant local authorities and key stakeholders.
  • Development and implementation of robust remote monitoring plans, capacity building and other identified areas of support.
  • Ensure that relevant beneficiary data is collected, compiled, analyzed and distributed and that relevant assessments are conducted in the project area.

Objective 3:

  • Access and Security

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead the preparation, regular updating and implementation of a dedicated security plan for RRM interventions in line with AAH standards and procedures.
  • Ensure collaboration with Safety and Security Coordinator ensuring safety of teams on assessment and response missions and ensure appropriate security plans for field missions are in place, and to discuss support needs for new areas of intervention. Ensure appropriate measures are taken for access and safety on assessment and response missions.
  • Ensure coordination of security protocols and management where RRM activities overlap with on-going AAH program locations.
  • Participate in security networking at all levels for NE interventions and support analysis of the information gathered and contribute to risk and context analysis.
  • With DCD NE develop an understanding of access strategies with AAH NE field teams.

Objective 4:

  • External Relations and Partnerships

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support DCD-NE to develop and enhance relationships betwwen the Mission and donors’ representatives, Civil Society, Private Sector, Government agencies and other humanitarian organisations.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with relevant counterparts/departments of the government, the locally‐represented multi/bi‐lateral donors, UN agencies, foundations, international and national NGOs and civil society organizations.
  • Support and work effectively in coalitions and networks in the respect of principles of equality, transparency, result oriented approach and complementarities.
  • Attend RRM Coordination meetings with other actors and ensure coordination of joint / one-agency assessments and responses.
  • Support field staff to develop contacts and coordinate closely with stakeholders including local authorities, security actors, community representatives and CBOs where relevant.
  • Represent AAH in external coordination mechanism in support of DCD NE as needed.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Political or Social Science, Economics, Business Administration or related field (Masters Degree Preferred).
  • At least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in Management.
  • Significant experience with INGOs, particularly in complex emergencies and high-security environments. Previous experience with AAH in emergency and post‐emergencies an asset.
  • Essential experience in RRM implementation/coordination in similar contexts.
  • Excellent management skills (HR, projects, stress management)
  • Advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, DFID, OFDA, etc).
  • Ability to organize, train and motivate a multicultural team.
  • Proven ability to build external relationships with diplomacy, tact and professionalism in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical capacity for program design and development.
  • Disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously with minimal guidance.
  • Fluent in English (professional English needed).
  • Excellent drafting and written skills.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2020.

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

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

FSL Cash Officer at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Job Title: FSL Cash Officer

Location: Potiskum, Yobe State
Starting Date: As Soon as Possible
Direct Line Manager: Social Protection Sector Manager

Objectives
Objective 1

  • Provide support to the SP Sector Manager in the implementation of the CBT component of the program.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, engagement and training during community led CBT activities in the LGA.
  • In collaboration with the community, leaders identify and select beneficiaries in line with the selection criteria and principles of ACF to ensure accountability, fairness, and transparency during the implementation of activities.
  • Ensure CBT interventions are implemented using the community structures (Ward development committees, if they already exist? If not, are we going to form one?) and promptly with the support from SP Manager.
  • Manage the beneficiary education on SP issues, CBT key process management including how to use smartcards, complaint management, and reporting, beneficiary rights in the target LGA.
  • Directly implement in the field the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the Cash Assistants and Community stakeholders.
  • Implement a detailed work plan for the Cash team at the LGA level in line with the activity timeline.
  • Contribute to organizational and sector-wide learning through documentation of lessons learned, best practices, evaluations, etc. from the Social protection component of the program
  • Ensure all cases and complaints are closed within one week in the LGA.

Objective 2:

  • Facilitate and support major M&E processes in the LGA including surveys, PDM, Price monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and collect information to ensure that the surveillance of the FSL situation in the area of implementation of the program is achieving the expected result when required.
  • Supervise and collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the Cash Assistants.
  • Support the M&E team in the analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Coordinate closely with the SP Sector Manager to ensure that cross-LGA programs implemented in synergy.
  • Facilitate integration of all sectors and components of SUNNY in the project activities for improving approaches.
  • Participate in and inform longer-term discussions with the program team (FSL, WASH, and nutrition) regarding program implementation strategy.
  • Support M&E key processes in the LGA (beneficiary targeting, identification, registration, and training; market and livelihood assessments; baseline and end-line surveys, post distribution monitoring, price monitoring, field monitoring visits, focused group discussions (FGD), etc)
  • Contribute to the development of tools to monitor and improve the quality of CBT and FSL programming.
  • Support the preparation of documentation required for the implementation of field activities
  • Ensure harmonization of program operating plans and protocols across the program as well as the mission, with the help of technical support from SP Sector Manager and ensure that technical standards, guidelines, and methodologies communicated and understood.

Objective 3:

  • Act as a link to the organization with beneficiaries, community leaders and LGA, clarifying information about the organization, program objectives, and activities at LGA level

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization strategies for ACF on targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the Social Protection component of the project.
  • Facilitate beneficiary and community engagement on the CBT objectives, the use of cash transfer, gender and conflict issues in CBT for community awareness in the relevant LGA level.
  • Support in the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable population is verified based on a project proposal and the organization’s policies before CBT intervention is made.
  • Ensure CBT interventions are implemented in a transparent way that guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field and with the active participation of women, men and minority members of communities.
  • Facilitate a good working relationship between the state, LGA, community-level stakeholders and target beneficiaries.

Objective 4:

  • Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.

Tasks and 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 the SP manager in developing the Cash transfer timeline
  • Support SP manager in developing financial forecast in line with the FSL activity timelines and planning at a different level
  • Ensure close collaboration with HR and Finance during recruitment planning, screening, finalization and managing process for Cash Transfer related positions
  • Ensure close collaboration with logistics and finance during the planning of workshops, training 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 Cash transfer related follow up regular activities regularly and share with SP Sector manager.
  • Maintain close collaboration with the State Population Office on registration of children of cash beneficiaries.

Objective 5:

  • Reporting

Tasks and 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 30th monthly in agreed standards
  • Ensure that health facility matrix, 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 Cash Transfer interventions in the LGAs.
  • Submit weekly updates on beneficiaries with issues and actions taken and escalate issues that require management action within one week.
  • Submit situation reports on multi-sectoral issues affecting cash transfers

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 Cash 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 the end of the 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, Health and Nutrition  and HSS Sector Manager: Information Sharing
  • Cash 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:

  • National Bureau of Statistics: direct technical and facilitation support, Close collaboration, training and workshop facilitation support.

Qualifications

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

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team, budget and project management, and representation competencies
  • Previous experience with CBT programming.
  • Two years of relevant work experience in CBT with a supervisory role
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, 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 CBT interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture / livelihoods)
  • Experience in Project Cycle Management
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of the donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities
  • Fluency in Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri).

Application Closing Date
26th February, 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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