Ongoing Recruitment at ACF
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Ongoing Recruitment at ACF
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 Supervisor
Agriculture, Agro-Allied, NGO, Non-Profit
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 the FSL Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully.
Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.
Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve gardening knowledge, attitudes and practices
Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups
Ensure the proper HR management of the field based FSL team
Qualifications Essential Skills & Experience
Degree in a food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc..
Professional, good organizational capacity, 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
Capacity to supervise a team
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 Hausa, Kanoori and 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 team management and activity planning experience
Good knowledge of the intervention areas and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous donor programming experience e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA
Good relational qualities
Good knowledge of techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems
Good knowledge of implementing projects
Capacity to write high quality reports
Interested Persons should forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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