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Job Title: Nutrition and Health Officer

Company: Action Against Hunger (ACF-International)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA

Location: Jigawa, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health / Safety


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. 


The Nutrition and Health Officer will play a key role in implementing the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) funded by the UK Department for International Development, a joint project being implemented by Save the Children UK (SC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF). The Nutrition and Health Officer’s role will focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions.


Summary of Key Objectives:

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

• Collaborate with health centres and other nutrition focused stakeholders in order to successfully carry out CDGP 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.

• Experience in monitoring and evaluating  donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities

• Skills on statistical and other software (MS Excel, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.)

• Fluency in Hausa and English

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

• Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.

• 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.



• Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.

• Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)

• Previous experience with ACF.

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