Nutrition LGA Officer in Yobe, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

NonProfit Organization Management
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Male or Female

Job Description

•    To supervise & monitor CMAM activity implementation at the LGA level health facilities, according to the National CMAM Guidelines.
•    To assess and build the capacity of the staff at the LGA level health facilities 
•    Responsible for regular reporting, data analysis and communication 
•    HR Management of the Community Mobilization Officers 


Diploma in Health Sciences with a Major in Nutrition or related field; Bachelor level degree a plus

Essential Skills & Experience:  
•    Experience in nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding  programmes (ideally CTC/CMAM), including monitoring and evaluation 
•    High level of self-discipline, ability to adhere to strict deadlines, organizational skills
•    Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
•    Demonstrable ability to report timely 
•    Computer literacy
•    Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers
•    Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
•    Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
•    Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages (Fulani and Kanuri)
•    Transparency, high ethical values and commitment to protection of children and vulnerable populations
•    Commitment to ACF values and principles
•    Local to Yobe state and well integrated into local community
•    Trained in adult education/learning and effective training techniques


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