Nutrition And Health Officer in Abuja, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

Healthcare / Medical
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

To play 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). Key focus on the delivery of nutrition communication interventions. CDGP will provide 60,000 pregnant women and mothers with children under two with unconditional cash transfers and nutrition behaviour change communication training to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.

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 tarry out CDGP activities. Represent ACF externally in relevant local and state level forums and technical working groups.


Bachelor degree in health, nutrition, nursing or related field.

Higher level degree preferred. Experience in monitoring and evaluating donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.

Fluency in Hausa and English.

Experience in humanitarian nutrition or health work.

Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

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