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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Apply for Nutrition Officer, Health Officer and Health Assistant Jobs at Action Against Hunger International

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.

Health Officer:

Job Summary
The Health Officer will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Nutrition Deputy Program Manager. He/she will support the implementation of health component
and community approach through regular contact and exchange with community and identify the community volunteers to be trained for acute malnutrition case identification and referral as well as public health promotion activities. The Health Officer will participate in the design and implementation of training workshops for community volunteers and also conduct regular monitoring and supervision in respective hospitals to ensure quality of CMAM In-Patient services.
The successful candidate will;
  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field. Higher level Degree preferred.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years working experience in similar setting, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure context.
  • Have previous experience in CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Be flexible, able and willing to frequently travel to villages and stay on the field.
  • Have the capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Have excellent Microsoft office, statistical proficiency and project management skills.
  • Be fluent in English and other local languages preferably.
  • Have previous experience in managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition, Health).
Health Assistant:

Job Summary
The Health Assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno state, with frequent travel to the field. He/she will report to the Health Officer and also provide support in implementing community health groups (CHGs) within the population for each health facility targeted by CMAM. In collaboration with the community volunteers and as needed the health facility staffs, mobilizes the community for nutrition activities (detection of case, referral, follow-up). The Health Assistant will support the community volunteers in building up of the community mobilization network system in communities and follow-up implementation of activities.
The successful candidate will;
Have a minimum of Higher National Diploma in Nursing or health related field.
    • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field
    • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible, supervise and coach.
    • Be professional, motivated and culturally sensitive.
    • Have and project management and representation competencies.
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be Fluent in English and other local language (Hausa, Kanuri).
Method of Application

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