Nutrition Officers at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases thJob Vacancy atthreaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Nutrition Officer

Location: Borno

Slot: 3

Position Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Nutrition Program Manager (DPM) the incumbent will be part of the team implementing Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities Job Vacancy atcommunity level.
  • The support will be focus on implementation of porridge mum group activities in selected communities in MMC and Jere.

Specific Objectives

  • Implementation of nutrition activities Job Vacancy atthe community level.
  • Facilitate information exchange and cooperation with all ACF interventions and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the deputy PM to work with the logistic and admin departments to plan, procure appropriate supplies and follow up community based activities.
  • Formation and Operationalization of Care Groups (CGs) Job Vacancy atLGA level.
  • Community based assessments, community profiling and community based interventions.
  • Coordinate the activities of ACF Job Vacancy atLGA level in collaboration with the DPM.
  • Reporting.


  • Bachelor degree in Health, Nutrition, Nursing or related field. 
  • Higher level degree preferred.
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Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills with proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Experience in humanitarian PQA or M & E.
  • Experience in designing and leading internal and external evaluation.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Familiarity with nutrition, healthcare and systems.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming
  • Previous experience in CMAM and IYCF programming Previous experience with ACF
  • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri

Application Closing Date
5th October, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to: To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.


  • Applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered. 
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications recieved after the closing date will not be considered.
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