Nutrition Officer 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
The position is based in Monguno, Borno State and reports directly to the Sector Manager. The Nutrition Officer is required to implement the nutrition activities at the community.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Nutrition and Health situation monitoring and mapping of sector activities.
  • Conduct periodic Mass MUAC screening in operational areas in collaboration with Community Mobilization teams and care group promoters, volunteers; support Deputy Nutrition and Health manager in drafting report.
  • Participate in conducting SMART/Rapid SMART surveys with technical support from Deputy HN Manager/Sector Manager.
  • Regular monitoring and supervision of Community based nutrition and health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards.
  • Regular monitoring and supervision of Community based nutrition and health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards.
  • Develop LGA work plan with specific roles and responsibilities between Nut & Health Officers and Assistant Nut & Health Officers.
  • Identify financial requirements, logistic needs, HR support in reference to work plan and inform Deputy Nut & Health manager to prepare budget forecast.
  • Review financial, logistical and HR needs on a monthly & quarterly basis and share with deputy nutrition and health manager.
  • Ensure that all health facilities/sites have adequate supplies to delivery uninterrupted health care services through identifying needs, informing line manager on regular basis.
  • Systematic capacity building of SMOH staff on health service delivery (IMCI, Ante Natal & Post Natal Care, Delivery  services) including CMAM and SC management.
  • Maintain and update information management, reporting and coordination.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field with 2 years working experience within humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Able and willing to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Capacity to supervise and coach health workers.
  • Professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Possess excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Proficient in statistical softwares (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, SPHINX, STATA, EPI Info, ENA for SMART, GIS, etc.).
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Fluent in English and other local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Previous NGO experience in managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. Cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition).


The deadline for this position is Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Advert may close before the due date once we receive application from qualified candidates.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Keanis Jay

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