Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Action Against Hunger PHP Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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.


Contribute to the definition and the implementation of ACF policies, positioning and strategies in the mission

  • Support the application of the common IYCF and Care Group Model package of guidelines and tools which will be used in WINNN CE for training, implementation and in support of M&E.
  • Implement project framework, the mission’s Nutrition Security strategy taking into account the key internal and external documents: ACF charter, 2015 international strategic framework, policies (IYCF, MHCP, BCC, CGM etc.), positioning papers (N-H, IYCF, BMS, etc.), national strategies and other specific protocols and policies established and approved by the Government of Nigeria (GoN).

    Contribute to the identification, definition, formulation of Nutrition projects and/or components of projects led by other sectors.
    Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Ensure supervision and quality assurance of all Nutrition activities in the area of intervention.
  • Facilitate the compilation of need/feasibility assessments and related reports.
  • Participate in the writing of Nutrition related parts of the proposals (proposal narrative, budget and LFA) as requested.

    Leads projects implementation, monitoring and reporting for Nutrition Sensitive.

  • Ensure availability of the printed copies of all project proposals and related guidelines/tools for implementation (IYCF, CGM or CMAM).
  • Work with Nut Sector Manager to ensure that agreed technical guidelines and specifications for the implementation of all Nutrition sensitive projects are followed in the course of project execution.
  • Contribute to the development of work plans for the implementation of all project activities in collaboration and coordination with other sectors; under supervision and guidance of the STL and Nutrition Coordinator.
  • Track the implementation of project activities using ACF tools – Activity Progress Report (APR), Budget follow-up and Training Reports.
  • Contribute to the Development of Monthly Situation Report (Sitrep) and Technical Monthly Report (TMR).
  • Ensure support to ensure that donors and ACF visibility are conspicuous on working sites of all Nutrition Sensitive projects.
  • Promote strict adherence to safety measures/rules for both ACF teams (including daily hire) and the populations/public.

    To support in local ACF representation and coordination with other stakeholders within the intervention area

  • Support follow-up and ensure engaged relations with government authorities and partners implementing Nutrition sensitive activities in the same intervention area.
  • Support the Coordination of ACF’s action with other stakeholders working in the intervention area.
  • Support capacity building of ACF Nutrition sensitive partners in the area of intervention and the community.
  • Promote partnerships with local NGOs, including capacity building, at district/provincial/regional level

    Contribute to the internal and external evaluation of the project’s effect/impact.
    Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the definition of external evaluations (opportunities, ToR,), supports external
    evaluators (during their mission), and implements recommendations coming out from external evaluations.
  • Support M&E teams as needed on implementation of KAP survey and other related surveys in the program.

    Contribute pro-actively to HR management including staff career plan development
    Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Nutrition sensitive teams working at the Local Government Level and ACF Base Office.
  • Take part actively in the recruitment and the training of staff, in cooperation with the STL and HR administrator.
  • Lead and support the Evaluation (performance appraisal) of Nutrition sensitive staff and ensure that all staff have planned and completed PAs. Recommend for capacity building and career development milestones.

    Contribute to the mission’s capitalization and to ACF communication.

  • Ensure the compilation on a soft drive of all essential documents related to N-H projects
  • Ensure a compilation on a soft drive of all relevant pictures of Nutrition sensitive projects.
  • Contribute to the set up and populating of the ACF Nutrition sensitive database in the mission


  • Degree in Food Science, a Nurse, Medicine, or Public Health Degree or equivalent in a field related to Nutrition sensitive and or training/courses specific to Nutrition sensitive in development contexts + minimum 3 years of work experiences.
  • Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive
  • Human resource management experience, leadership and motivation/training skills
    Excellent organization, attention to detail, and time management
  • Must be disciplined, able to work autonomously and self-learner;
  • Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience in working with CMAM, Care Group Model, BCC and IYCF programming.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th April, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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