Health Officers At AAH (4 Positions)

Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger 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 Summary
This position is based in Monguno and will directly report to the Sector Manager - Nutrition and Health. The Health Officer will be responsible for regular monitoring and supervision of facility based health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards in line with the project objectives.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA.
  • Situation monitoring and mapping of health sector activities in Borno State.
  • Update tracking tool to monitor programme screening based data on acute malnutrition; collect health facility based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
  • Participate in conducting SMART/Rapid SMART surveys.
  • Participate with M&E team in the supervision of data collection for Nutrition KAP surveys; Baseline and End line Surveys.
  • Develop monthly monitoring and supervision plan for the LGA.
  • Develop LGA work plan with specific roles and responsibilities for each of the field staff.
  • Identify financial requirements, logistic needs, HR support with reference to work plan.
  • Monitor all health facilities/sites to ensure adequate supplies to delivery of uninterrupted health care services through needs identification.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience in primary health care and maternal health in the humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF program.
  • While paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.
  • Ability to work under pressure and react according to evolving context/situation.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Excellent skills in report writing.
  • Excellent Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and HAP Standards.
  • 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 and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

The deadline for this position is Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Please note that advert may close before due date once we receive applications from qualified candidates

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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