Vacancies At Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Action Against Hunger (ACF)-USA 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.

The listed vacancies do NOT entail any relocation compensation and priority will be given to locally-based candidates for all areas.


To play key role in implementing the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) funded by the UK Department for International Development, a joint project being implemented by Save the Children UK (SC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF). Key focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions. CDGP will provide 60,000 pregnant women and mothers with children under two with unconditional cash transfers and nutrition behaviour change communication training to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.
To assist in the development and inipl~mentation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC and IYCF methodology. Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully tarry out CDGP activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups.
Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field.
Higher level degree preferred. Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
Fluency in Hausa and English.
Experience in humanitarian nutrition or health work.
Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.


To oversee overall operations at LGA level including logistics, human resources and finance.
To plan and manage delivery of program activities at LGA level.
To facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and enrolment of beneficiaries and improved nutritional knowledge, attitudes and practices. Support the devefopment, implementation and follow-up of beneficiary accountability mechanisms.
To represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups

Bachelor level degree in management; finance, or related field.
2+ years of experience in positions of progressively more responsibility and scope, in one or more of the following areas: Administration, HR, Finance, Logistics, Program Management. Experience supervising others.
Exceptional organization and planning skills.
Highly developed interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.


To assist in managing cash flow on the base, compliance with purchasing procedures and accountancy.
To support in managing the administrative document sorting and follow up.
To follow up the base HR administratively, including recruitment.

Diploma/ Bachelor of Science with a major in Accountancy/ Finance.
Fluency in Hausa and English.
Good knowledge in IT.


To be responsible for developing and implementing the country HR policy, applying best HR practices and monitoring program activity to anticipate future HR needs.
To ensure the mission implements comprehensive HR policies and procedures, and remains compliant with local labor laws.
To oversee payroll and Benefits Administration for the mission.
Supports the mission’s recruitment of national and expatriate staff.
Identifies and monitors staff training, development and learning needs

Bachelors in Humanitarian, Management, Psychology, Sociology or related field.
Humanitarian field experience, preferably as a member of a country management team.
Min. 3 – 5 years experience as an HR professional in international NGO context.
Experience communicating in different cultural work environments & with a wide diversity of culture
Good communicator: verbal and written in English (Hausa will be a plus).

Applications including CV and letter of motivation, should be sent as follows:

by email:
or dropped off to:

No. 1, Jerry Gana Close
Utako, Abuja, FCT

DUE DATE: 2 August, 2013


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