Nutrition Assistant in Yobe, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Locations: Borno, Jigawa, Yobe

Position Overview

  • The Nutrition Assistant will primarily be responsible for delivery and follow-up of training of key stakeholder on nutrition in link with the response in North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • This position will be responsible for implementing the nutrition behavior change activities.

Specific Objectives

  • Undertake nutrition interventions at LGA level under the direction of the Nutrition  Supervisor. Collect information and data on nutrition at LGA level through screenings, surveys, and assessments.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the Organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).


  • Diploma in a Nutrition or Community based programming or related field.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • 1 year relevant work experience
  • Experience in the Nutrition and social approach - IYCF a plus
  • 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, Kanuri and English
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy
  • Good team spirit

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with nutrition and health programming
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with ACF
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience.



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