Action Against Hunger | ACF International Job Vacancies- 4 Positions

Action Against Hunger | ACF International is currently recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) Graduate Nutrition Officer
2.) Cash Program Manager
3.) Payment Assistant
4.) Nutrition Deputy Program Manager

  Graduate Nutrition Officer job vacancy at Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Job Title: Nutrition Officer

Locations: Borno, Jigawa, Yobe

Position Overview

  • To strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in planning, management, delivery, follow-up and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include – Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition , Maternal & Child Health Weeks).

Specific Objectives

  • Support the assigned LGA in nutrition related program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation(IYCF, CMAM, MNCHWs and/or other as needed).
  • Regularly assess and build capacity of the LGA level personnel in designated health facilities.
  • Coordination with and support to LGA health office.
  • Strengthen technical and advocacy capacity at LGA level.
  • Management of community mobilization assistants and/or LGA level consultants.
  • Responsible for LGA level results and overall regular reporting, data analysis, communication and management aspects of the project (finance, logistics).


  • Bachelor of Science with a major in Nutrition or Bachelor of Nutrition; graduate degree in a similar field a plus

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Health / Public Health / Nutrition / diploma or equivalent
  • Experience of emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
  • Proven experience and ability in report writing
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their carers
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
  • Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
  • Commitment to and understanding of ACF’s aims, values and principles
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and patience
  • Facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the setup of a IYCF program within CMAM program in an emergency context
  • Experience with working with partners, including the government
  • Previous experience working with mothers support group and strong negotiation skill for behavior change
  • Fluency in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani)
  • Training in adult education/learning and effective training approaches

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application by email to: [email protected]


  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line. For example, “NUTRITION OFFICER-JIGAWA”.
  • Applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

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