Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
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Job Description

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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: Nutrition Assistant

Position Overview

  • The Nutrition Assistant will primarily be responsible for delivery and follow-up of training of key stakeholder on nutrition in link with the response in North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • This position will be responsible for implementing the nutrition behavior change activities.

Specific Objectives

  • Directly implement the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the nutrition officer.
  • Facilitate community mobilization, sensitization meetings and trainings during community led nutrition activities.
  • Mobilize mothers to form groups and encourage them to select the treasurers and secretaries of the groups.
  • Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities with support from the nutrition officer.
  • Create awareness and sensitise the community on optimal IYCF practices, malnutrition, the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Participate in screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at community level.
  • Implement sensitisation activities for targeted communities about IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Coordinate all activities very closely and in collaboration with MOH and other key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate good working relationship between ACF and target beneficiaries.
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
  • In collaboration with the nutrition officer and DPM develop success stories, lessons learnt and case studies.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in a Nutrition or Community Based Programming or related field.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the Nutrition and social approach – IYCF a plus.
  • 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 Hausa, Kanouri and English.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.
  • Good team spirit.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with nutrition and health programming.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Previous experience with ACF.
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience.


How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application by email

Note

  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line.
  • Also note that applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
  • Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

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About Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Action Against Hunger | ACF-International is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger. The organization helps malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. Action Against Hunger was established in 1979 by a group of French doctors, scientists, and writers. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Alfred Kastler served as the organization's first chairman.Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, A...
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Job Summary
Published
March 8, 2017
Offer Type
fulltime
Location
Jigawa
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
Deadline
March 13, 2017
Specialization
NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / International Agencies
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