On 25/Jul/2013 / In Government Jobs
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
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 locaUy-based candidates for all areas.
Nutrition and Health Officer, Dutse, Jigagawa (1 Year)
Purpose: 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 implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC and IYCF methodology. Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out CDGP activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups.
Qualifications & Skills: Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field. Higher level degree preferred. Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (l.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, ClDA) 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.
Applications, including CV and Letter of Motivation, should be sent as fellows:
Or dropped off to:NO 1, Jerry Gana Close Utako, Abuja FCT
Closing date:Applications Must be recived no later than COB friday, 2nd August, 2013.only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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