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Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Action Against Hunger [ACF] is part of the ACF- International Network which 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] is currently recruiting to fill the following position;

Position: LGA Officer - Nutrition

Job Description:

At the LGA level,the LGA officer will implement and monitor ACF’s program objectives of building capacity at PHCs to deliver nutrition related health care services effectively. Oversees and provide support for capacity building activities as integrated with SMOH&LGA for the hospital staff and for the Out-patient Therapeutic Program (OTP) centres for implementing, organising, managing and reporting of Stabilisation centres and OTP activities.

Summary of Key Objectives:

Objective 1: Assess and to build the capacity of the SMoH or LGA Primary Health Care Centres (PHC).

Objective 2: Support Community Mobilization Activities in collaboration with Community nutrition officers and health facility staff

Objective 3: To support the Nutrition Team in reporting, data analysis and communication

Objective 4: To strengthen the links and Coordination between departments and authorities.

Objective 5: To supervise activities in the framework of CMAM implementation guidelines and SPHERE standard.


Diploma in Health Sciences with a Major in Nutrition or related field; Bachelor level degree a plus

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

High level of self-discipline, ability to adhere to strict deadlines, organizational skills

Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff

Demonstrable ability to report timely and excellent communication skills

Computer literacy

Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize 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

Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages

Transparency, high ethical values and commitment to protection of children and vulnerable populations.

Method Of Application:

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


>Applicants should indicate in the subject line of their forwarding mail, the title of the position (LGA Officer - Nutrition) they are applying for.

>Please do not attach your certificates to the application email.

>Any application received after Monday 19th May will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 19th May, 2014