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Job Title: Nutrition and Health Officer

Company: Action Against Hunger

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Yobe, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical/Health/Safety/ NGO/Non-Profit


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 Description:

The Nutrition Officer will support in implementing the Improving food access and nutrition for vulnerable displaced and host population in Yobe State, in Northern Nigeria. The Nutrition and Health Officer’s role will focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions. This program aims to provide cash and/or vouchers to the IDPs and host communities to provide immediate access to food.


Summary of Key Objectives:

-    To assist in the development and implementation of an appropriate nutrition focused BCC methodology

-    Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out program activities.

-    Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups


Qualifications & Essential Skills:

-    Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field. Higher level degree preferred

-    Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive

-    Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills

-    Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.

-    Previous experience managing nutrition focused program (i.e. BCC, IYCF, etc)

-    Fluency in Hausa and English

-    Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)

-    Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.

-    Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

-    Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems.

-    Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy



-    Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.

-    Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.

-    Previous experience with ACF.

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