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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: Food Security & Livelihoods Deputy Program Manager
The Food Security and Livelihoods FSL Deputy Program Manager will primarily be responsible for managing and implementing the USAID, Food For Peace funded PROTECT IDP response in Borno State MMC & Jere LGA in North-Eastern Nigeria. From May to December 2015, FFP will provide 2000 IDP and vulnerable host households with support to implement micro gardening in their settlements and camps, and 4750 IDP and vulnerable host households with food assistance, and nutrition behavior change communication training in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.
Summary of Key Objectives
Provide support to ACF’s Emergency Program Manager EPM to implement the FFP program.
Manage field teams within food security & livelihoods sub sector to ensure compliance, technical quality and coherence in all FSL interventions.
Ensure tracking and reporting of technical activities under food security & livelihood subsector.
Participate in regular internal and external coordination for the program at LGA level and at state level when required.
Qualifications; Essential Skills & Experience
Degree in FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, anthropology, etc.
Minimum two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict, insecure contexts.
Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
Three years relevant work experience
Microsoft Office Skills Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in English
Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
Previous experience managing cash based interventions i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers
Previous experience with ACF
Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA funded activities
Fluency in Hausa or Kanoori
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