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Cash Officer Job at Action Against Hunger
« on: Dec 13, 2015, 11:31 AM »
Job Title: Cash Officer

Company: Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Experience: 3 years

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND 

Location: Yobe, Nigeria

Job Field:  Finance / Accounting / Audit  


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.


Position Overview: – Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in Yobe State (LGA) in North-Eastern Nigeria. From December, 2015 to March 2016, ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.


Specific Objectives:  

•    Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.

•    Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices

•    Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team 

•    Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups

•    Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully. 


Qualifications:  – Degree in Accountancy and food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc.


Essential Skills and Experience: 

•    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 Cash, 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


Preferred Skills and Experience: 

•    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 area/s and local economy

•    Previous experience with ACF

•    Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) 

•    Analytical capacity

•    Good relational qualities

•    Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems

•    Good knowledge of implementing projects

•    Capacity to write high quality reports.

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