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ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (ACF INTERNATIONAL) VACANCIES
Date Posted: 27/Oct/2015   Deadline: 01/Nov/2015


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.



Action Against Hunger | ACF- International is currently recruiting to fill the following position:



Position: Infant & Young Child Feeding Technical Advisor



Location:  Borno State - Nigeria.



Description:

To strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery, and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include – Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition , Maternal & Child Health Weeks).



Summary of Key Objectives:

Support the assigned local government area (LGA) in Nutrition program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Support and coordinate micronutrient supplementation and MNCH Weeks

Provide coordination and support to health office of LGA

Strengthen technical and advocacy capacity at LGA level.



Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition ; graduate degree in a similar field a plus

Health / Public Health / Nutrition / diploma or equivalent

Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation

Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff

Proven experience and ability in report writing

Computer literacy

Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers

Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions

Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment

Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles

Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa

Ability to work as part of a team

Facilitation and interpersonal skills

Analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines

Preferred:

Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM program in an emergency context

Experience working with partners, including the government

Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change

Training in adult education/learning and effective training approaches.



Method of Application:

All potential job applicants should forward their CVs together with their Cover Letter as an email attachment to the email address stated below:



recruitment.ng@acf-international.org



NB:

Applicants should indicate in the subject title of their forwarding email, the position they are applying for.

Please do not attach your certificates to the application email.

Any application received after the application deadline will not be considered.



Application Deadline: 1st November, 2015



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