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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 CMAM Officer
Location: Damasak, Borno Job Type: Full Time
The Nutrition officer will be based in Damasak, Borno State and will work under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Deputy Project Manager.
He/she will play a key role in the implementation of community health groups (CHGs) within the community for each health facility targeted by the CMAM component.
He/she will conduct health capacity assessments and also ensure the functionality and linkage between community nutritional screening and health facilities.
The Nutrition Officer is also required to represent Action Against Hunger program within the communities.
Min Required Experience:
Requirements The successful candidate will:
Have a minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field. Higher level Degree preferred.
Have a minimum of 2 years working experience within humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts including community mobilization.
Be able and willing to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
Have the capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
Be professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive.
Possess excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
Be proficient in statistical softwares (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)
Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
Be fluent in English and other local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
Have previous NGO experience in managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition).