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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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.
Job Title: INGO Forum Assistant
The INGO Forum Assistant will be a motivated learner and a passionate activist for the improvement of the development/humanitarian situation in Nigeria and for the role of civil society in this context. As a support staff to the INGO Forum in Nigeria, she/he will compile information/data and produce briefs on humanitarian and development issues, Members’ programs and other issues as required. The Assistant will also assist in mobilising Forum Members, preparing meetings, taking minutes and organising trainings and events. This will be an opportunity for an entry-level young committed worker to learn about coordination and the humanitarian sector in general, while developing research, analytical and organizational skills.
Summary of Key Objectives
To research information and assist in drafting humanitarian briefs for Members and partners
To organize trainings and events for Forum Members and partners
To assist in coordinating the Forum
Qualifications, Essential Skills & Experience
Advanced university degree in law, political science, international relations, journalism, social sciences, international development or related technical field (minimum Bachelor’s degree).
Bachelor’s degree in law, political science, international relations, journalism, social sciences, international development or related technical field.
Written and spoken fluency in English.
Willingness to learn and interest in humanitarian practice.
Commitment to international humanitarian standards and principles.
Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted advocacy documents.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
Flexibility in terms of office hours.
Masters’ degree in law, political science, international relations, journalism, social sciences, international development or related technical field.
Experience in an NGO local or international, in a newspaper or research institution.
Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian NGOs.
Fluency in written and spoken English
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Package
Qualified Persons should forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org