Emergency Field Coordinator
Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Yobe
58d ago
source : myJobmag

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 Complaints Response Mechanism - Accountability Assistant will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to the CRM -

Accountability Officer. The CRM assistant ensures the appropriate mechanisms are in place in all Action Against Hunger programs to strengthen the quality and accountability of emergency response.

  • The task and responsibilities include;
  • Participate in the management of the Feedback Mechanism for all Action Against Hunger humanitarian projects.Address the queries of callers using setup hotline while respecting ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with the Action Against Hunger standard operating procedures and guidelines.

    Develop and submit reports to the concerned programs / projects. recommendations, if needed, to projects / programs and program managers as received.

    Follow-up and receive weekly feedback, and case status progress related to the internal cases referred to the programs / projects.

    Document all feedback received from the response mechanism and including actions taken.Support the program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward / LGA level and handling complaint / feedback at LGA level.

    Maintain the organisation's commitment towards Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) standards especially in regards to information sharing, beneficiaries’ participation, complaints and response mechanism.

  • The successful candidate will;
  • Have a minimum of HND in management, social research, development studies or a related field with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.

    Have a minimum of 1 year relevant experience in developing and maintaining accountability and learning activities.Have demonstrated knowledge of accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.

    Have strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards.Have experience in developing and / or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for cash transfer programs.

    Have sound analytical and conceptual skills.Excellent computer skills especially developing databases.Be fluent in Hausa and Kanuri (both written and spoken skills).

    Have commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and Policy.

    Description

    You'll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By :

    Playing a key role in proper implementation and completion of Project(s) throughout all its different phases as well as the appropriate management of its specific scope, schedule, resources, quality, risks, representation, coordination and contractual requirements.

    Responsibilities

    Key Activities in your role will include :

    Management of the entire project(s) cycle.Ensure that all project(s) staff are provided with a full induction and are briefed on all relevant components of the project(s).

    Develop a data collection and entry plan complete with tools and timeline that is integrated into the PSDs and PIPs (if not already included) in line with the Mission M&E structure and strategy.

  • Develop systematic mechanism for lesson learned about the programs to provide information to conduct advocacy activities, with periodic field visits to other project(s)s to strengthen across mission information and best practice sharing;
  • and encourage the development of innovative approach.Support Field Coordinator in liaising regularly with authorities and community representatives in relations to Action Against Hunger's programming and positioning.

    Does this description fit you?

    You’re a seasoned Nutrition professional with a strong bias in cash base programmingMaster's Degree in Project Management, Social Sciences, Health / Nutrition, Development or other related fieldYou have 2 years’ work experience in similar setting and responsibility working with cash, market based, food assistance, agriculture, livestock or other livelihood.

  • Proven multi sector project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 2 years in an INGO;Excellent management, organizational, motivational and leadership skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming;Familiarity with ECHO, EU, OFDA and / or DfiD reporting and regulations;
  • Experience in managing medium to large-sized teamsProficient in MS Office Applications;Problem management capacity;Planning and analysis capacity;
  • Ability to work under pressure.Excellent written and spoken EnglishYou have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language.

    You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms.You are comfortable explaining policies & procedures to a team.

    You stay calm & like talking to colleagues to find solutions to their problems.You contribute to team reports & are able to succinctly summarize & analyze current field activities.

    You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You are calm under pressure, & able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.

  • You have good experience in multi-sector emergency responses and sector coordination as well as experience and flexibility with complex / large organizational structures;
  • You are knowledgeable on the humanitarian architecture and trans-formative agendaYou demonstrated experience in proposal writing and donor reporting;
  • creative and innovative with attention to detail.you are good diplomatic and negotiation skills and disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously and with minimal guidance.

    Benefits

    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to :

    Health InsuranceR&R BreaksPaid annual leave (vacation)Training opportunitiesChild allowance

    Description

    You'll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By :

    leading the development of donor reports in line with the Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission and donor requirements.

    Responsibilities

    Key Activities in your role will include :

    To support the Grants & Compliance Co in the development of high quality funding proposals in line with the Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission, international strategies as well as donor requirements.

    To lead the development of donor reports in line with the Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission and donor requirements.To Identify and communicate to program / technical, field and M&E staff gaps in reporting / data collection.

    To support internal coordination and communication within the Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission.To assist communications and visibility activities of Action Against Hunger Nigeria.

    To Ensure comprehensive grant files are maintained up to date and are available for use in both hard and soft copy (proposals, contracts, amendments, reports etc.)

    Does this description fit you?

  • You have University degree in relevant field (Fundraising, Public Relations, Communications, Development, Humanitarian Aid, International Relations);
  • Masters degree preferred.You have at least 3 years of experience working in relief or development programs.You have previous successful experience developing projects and writing proposals and / or reports for public and / or private donors.

    You are Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage competing urgent requests and priorities.You are experienced in proposal writing and donor reporting.

    You have experience in project cycle managementYou have the ability to work in a multicultural context and be a team player.

    Benefits

    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to :

    Health InsuranceR&R BreaksPaid annual leave (vacation)Training opportunitiesChild allowance

    Job Description

    You'll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By :

    Overseeing the development , appropriate implementation and coordination of Action Against Hunger Nigeria’s multi-sectoral emergency program strategy in Nigeria under a rapid response mechanism (RRM).

    Responsibilities

    Key Activities in your role will include :

    Oversee Nigeria emergency / rapid response programming to ensure the effective and efficient design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of emergency program portfolio.

    Lead the preparation, regular updating and implementation of a dedicated security plan for rapid response mechanism (RRM) interventions in line with Action Against Hunger standards and procedures.

    Support DCD HP to develop and enhance relationships between the mission and donors’ representatives, civil society, private sector, government agencies and other humanitarian organizations.

    Oversee the overall implementation of emergency programs at field level.Represent Action Against Hunger emergency programmes.

    Does this description fit you?

    You have a bachelor degree in International Development, Political or Social Science, Economics, BusinessAdministration or related field.

    Masters Degree Preferred)You have at least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in management.

    You have significant experience with INGOs, particularly in complex emergencies and high-securityYou have essential experience in rapid response mechanism implementation / coordination in similar contexts.

    You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, DFID, OFDA, etc.) .You have proven ability to build external relationships with diplomacy, tact and professionalism in a complex and demanding environment.

    You have a Strong analytical capacity for program design and development.You are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously with minimal guidance.

    You are fluent in English.You have previously worked in Nigeria or similar context with conflict / access analysis ability.

    Benefits

    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to :

    Health InsuranceR&R BreaksPaid annual leave (vacation)Training opportunitiesChild allowance

    Description

    You'll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By :

    Being responsible for the Supply Chain Management of all procurement activities whilst ensuring full compliance with Action Against Hunger and donor procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Key Activities in your role will include :

    Ensure Logistics Supply Chain, review and prepare all documentation during the procurement process, and manage the Supply team.

    Negotiate supplier framework agreements and contracts.Ensure quality & quantity control of deliveriesCompile and submit timely reports.

    Does this description fit you?

    You have a Bachelor's degree in in Business Administration or Logistics or Purchasing and Supply.You have certification in CIPS, Supply or Logistics.

    You have at least 3 years’ extensive experience in logistics management and coordination, preferably in Humanitarian or development work.

    You have demonstrated professional experience working in a fast paced and complex humanitarian emergency contexts.You have a high level of Integrity and Transparency.

    You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You take pride in planning not just the best case scenario but also for multiple contingencies.

    You have excellent people management skills combined with the ability and desire to further develop staff capacity.You have strong organization and management skills combined with the ability to coordinate a diverse range of people and responsibilities.

    You have the ability to organize and prioritize workload, using initiative when appropriate and demonstrate good judgement.

    You possess strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.You have effective multi-tasking skills with ability to coordinate and handle pressure / stress well.

    You are flexible, able to live and work in a stressful and insecure environment.

    Benefits

    Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to :

    Health InsuranceR&R BreaksPaid annual leave (vacation)Training opportunitiesChild allowance.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    The deadline for this position is Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 5 : 00

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

    Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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