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Action Against Hunger Job Vacancy Portal 2021

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Action Against Hunger Job Vacancy Portal 2021: Are you looking for Action Against Hunger jobs in Nigeria 2021? Would you like to work at Action Against Hunger? Also, you would not mind if we guide you on how you can apply for AAH jobs recruitment in Nigeria and beyond? If yes, then continue reading.

Action Against Hunger Job Vacancy Portal 2021

Action Against Hunger 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 following positions below:

1. Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Starting date: As Soon as Possible
Job Type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Objective 1

  • Support the operationalization of M&E systems on ACF projects to ensure compliance with donor and ACF M&E standards.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Draft M&E plan with support from the M&E manager
  • Develop, update, or pre-test quality assurance checklist tools for the M&E team in collaboration with the M&E Manager and project staff
  • Provide support to the review and implementation of M&E systems for new projects, in collaboration with M&E manager and projects teams at the field level
  • Support teams to pilot data collection tools and integrate the findings into the final tools by providing feedback/error reports to the M&E Manager.
  • Facilitate the project’s use of mobile data collection by leading on the process and troubleshooting under the oversight of the M&E Manager.
  • Support to train and manage the M&E Field Assistants to carry out regular M&E functions, ensuring that all HR procedures and policies are respected.
  • Conduct appraisals of M&E Field Assistants as required by ACF guidelines alongside M&E Manager.
  • Provide oversight on the quality of program Implementation through

Objective 2

  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of ACF M&E tools, activities, and reporting.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and quality data collection, inclusive of rapid needs assessments, rapid registration, and PDMs.
  • Ensure implementation of the M&E plan through routine monitoring of activities at the field level/health facilities including Warehouse monitoring
  • Support program team to ensure quantitative APRs are updated based on activities accomplished for the month.
  • Lead on the implementation of qualitative and participatory tools, including focus group discussions and key informant interviews to collect data from beneficiaries.
  • Ensure timely and quality data entry, analysis, and interpretation by working closely with the program, technical, and M&E teams.
  • Perform data cleaning on all data collected and upload into the server
  • Provide training to program teams on program activity monitoring and reporting

Objective 3

  • Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of activities and represent ACF in relevant forums and working groups at the LGA level

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify good practices based on M&E findings and encourage the utilization of data and M&E products.
  • Support M&E M to identify lessons learned and best practices, and produce case studies and human interest stories through collation and analysis of M&E information
  • Represent ACF externally in issues related to monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and reporting as needed.


  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Nutrition, international development, Public health, Demography or other science-related subjects, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards
  • Experience with mobile data collection (preferred)
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills)

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years M&E related work experience in an emergency context
  • Experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent team, budget and project management, and representation competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF aims, values, and principles
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, ENA, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX, or other statistical packages
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited


  • Experience working in the northeast
  • Previous work experience with Implementing Partners (IPs)
  • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods, or WASH
  • Experience with mobile data collection processes and platforms
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies
  • Familiarity with emergency donors (FFP, UNICEF, OFDA, ECHO, UN, DFID (now FCDO) reporting and regulations
Minimum Basic Salary
N236,585 NGN per month
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

2. Job Title: Deputy Head of Department – Nutrition and Health

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job type: Full-time
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Nutrition and Health Head of Department
Objective 1

  • Collaborate with the Nutrition and Health Head of Department in ensuring that coordination/integration between all ACTION AGAINST HUNGER (AAH) nutrition and health (Both development and emergency intervention) and other department programs at national and state levels

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct health and nutritional situation analysis;
  • Ensure effective integration and coherence of AAH’s health and nutritional activities – Primary health care, nutrition surveillance, feeding programs, health system strengthen – in accordance with the AAH country strategy and the national and state Ministry of Health strategy;
  • Support Health and Nutrition Head of Department to ensure the cohesion of the health and Nutrition teams within themselves and with the other sector programs;
  • Support Health and Nutrition Head of Department to ensure programs are harmonized, standardized and in line with the most up to date AAH protocols and tools;
  • Create an archive of AAH and Sector Nutrition and Health protocols and tools and ensure this is available and disseminated to field teams.

Objective 2

  • Technical support to Sector and Nutrition Project Managers

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • With the Health and Nutrition Head of Department and Field Coordinator ensure regular technical support to the health and nutrition program managers: technical induction, follow up, evaluation, and promotion of positive team dynamics and motivation;
  • Assist the Health and Nutrition Head of Department in overseeing the work of Health and Nutrition program managers in order to ensure good compliance of activities within the objectives of the mission and of proposals – this includes regular visits to the teams in the field in order to evaluate achievements; to discuss the constraints encountered, the possible solutions and to make recommendations for current and future programs;
  • Evaluate health and nutrition program managers as per the defined schedule and make recommendations for their career path.

Objective 3

  • Provide technical support and guidance to Health and Nutrition programs and assessments

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department, guarantee of the technical quality of the health and nutrition activities (respect of AAH protocols and guidelines);
  • Train AAH nutrition and health teams on technical issues (methodology, protocols,) as needs arise;
  • Ensure good quality of the training provided by the nutrition and health teams to partners and that these training match with AAH and national nutrition and health protocols;
  • Ensure compliance of programmes in achieving project objectives according to current grants;
  • Support field teams implement measures to ensure rational use of medical supplies in all AAH intervention sites to guarantee a high standard of care
  • Provide technical guidance to the pharmacy team with regards to the handlings of medical commodities in coordination with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department.

Objective 4

  • Represent Action Against Hunger and its interests to donors, partners and counterparts:

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department, participate in all relevant meetings related to nutrition and health, including meetings with donors, partners, sectors and governmental bodies (when required);
  • Encouraging the collaboration with other agencies, on nutrition and health activities or technical assistance;
  • Support to AAH advocacy activities related to nutrition and health issues (follow up on advocacy plans, press releases), in coordination with the Nutrition and Health Regional Coordinator;
  • Promote AAH as a major factor in health and nutrition in Nigeria; through active participation in the health and Nutrition Sector Technical Working Groups (PHC, CMAM, IYCF and NiEWG) in coordination with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department.

Objective 5

  • Participate in external coordination within the Health and Nutrition sector /cluster.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Active participate in the Nutrition Sector Coordination meetings and health Sector Coordination meetings in coordination with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department;
  • Active participate in LGAs Coordination meetings when required in coordination with Health and Nutrition Head of Department, Field Coordinators and Program Managers;
  • Provide technical support and guidance to partner agencies and relevant governmental bodies, specifically the SMoH SPHCDA, at all levels (state and LGA levels), in the development of national and state nutrition and health policy and protocols for Nigeria in collaboration with the Health and Nutrition Head of Department;

Objective 6

  • Participate in monitoring the successful implementation of nutrition and health activities

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and communicate with the head of departments, Program Managers, and any other AAH resource people in order to ensure the coherence of activities and reports in terms of AAH nutritional and health strategy in coordination with Health and Nutrition Head of Department;
  • Informing/updating the Health and Nutrition Head of Department on the program implementation and any issues on a regular basis;
  • Participation in weekly coordination team meetings and any other general team or strategy meetings;
  • Support AAH Pharmacist on drugs management in coordination with Health and Nutrition Head of Department and Logistic in each base;
  • Follow up of logistics requirements for nutrition and health programs in liaison with the Logistics Department and in collaboration with program managers;
  • Contribute to the overall mission and program strategy, narrative and financial project proposals and reporting, in collaboration with Health and Nutrition Head of Department /support department and other program coordinators as necessary.

Internal & External Relationship

  • HR team: Support the HR department on national staff-related recruitment matters;
  • Health and Nutrition Head of Department: line manager, exchange of information and collaboration.


  • Nutrition and Health Sector ;
  • Federal & State Ministry of Health and SPHCDA ;
  • Other Nutrition and Health actors in the region;

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Public health and Nursing

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in managing nutrition and health programs in underdeveloped/ crisis contexts;
  • Humanitarian field experience, preferably with a supervisory role;
  • Excellent skills in report writing and analysis;
  • Sound understanding of national guidelines/protocols; PHC, CMAM, IYCF, IMNCI, RMNCH,  PHC,
  • Experience communicating in different cultural work environments & with a wide diversity of cultures.


  • Previous AAH experience a plus;
  • Work experience in international NGO context, with a sound knowledge of treatment and management of malnutrition and reproductive health issues;
  • Good knowledge of sphere standards
Minimum Gross Basic Salary
NGN 522,793 / Month.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online


Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

Action Against Hunger does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws.

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