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Action Against Hunger Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form Portal – www.recruitmentjobs.com.ng

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Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Research and Learning Manager – NASSCO


  • This role is seconded to the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) by Action Against Hunger, through the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) and will be embedded to support the National Social Safety Nets Programme (NAASP).

Objective 1
To ensure the emphasis of Child Development Grant Program on Social Inclusion is embedded/integrated in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) engaged in Social Protection in the Country

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Support the development of a social inclusion strategy for the National Social Safety Nets Program;
  • Influence the integration of Social Inclusion aspect into the state and national government structures, parliamentary and political processes and key decision-making structures;
  • Support the development of a social inclusion strategy for the National Social Safety Nets Program;
  • Identify opportunities and raise awareness to policy makers and other key players on the necessity of Social Inclusion to influence policy change to overcome the barriers preventing the citizen’s full participation in political economic and social life.

Objective 2
To provide technical support to mainstream gender and Social Inclusion in federal government driven social protection programs across the country-particularly National Social Investment Programs.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the integration of gender and disability in the social protection space in Nigeria particularly in policies, plans and programs;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of program objectives and initiatives, both short and long term, encompassing a wide range of issues with a gender lens;
  • Provide inputs into systems for research, analysis and documentation that underpins evidence for gender-based programming and influences at state and national levels;
  • Develop and maintain a network of external contacts with key individuals with the government, NGO sector, civil society and the media particularly working on gender issues and participate in gender working group meetings which may include providing oversight;
  • Support capacity  building of key stakeholders on gender transformative approaches.

Objective 3
To ensure disability is integrated into the results based management frameworks, strengthening and supporting gender equality strategies and facilitating gender equality capacity strengthening for stakeholders through training and tool development

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Support in the development of a G&SI training manual and build capacity of selected stakeholders made up of government officials, CS, media program staff and any other identified relevant group
  • Formulate key gender and social inclusion messages and targets from lessons learned, assessments, research and evidence gained through project implementation.
  • Support the capacity development of NASSP staff engaged in social protection program and other relevant staff on social inclusion.

Objective 4
Contribute to monitoring and evaluation (internal and external) of program effect/impact.

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Produce reports, briefing papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, as directed.
  • Represents and act as a spoke person for Action Against Hunger( Child development Grand Program) on gender issues, various  policy forums and advocacy opportunities at national and international level as directed
  • Write regular progress reports, including annual impact monitoring reports.

Internal & External Relationship

  • Research and Learning Manager – NASSCO: Direct report
  • Social Protection Program Manager: Technical support


  • National Social Investment Office (NSIO) , National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO), National Cash Transfer Office (NCTO)
  • Ministry of Budget and National Planning


  • A University degree in Social Sciences with academic training in women’s studies, gender and development or a relevant field.
  • An MSc is an added advantage

Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 years’ work experience with an international development organization, with focus on women and girls/gender equality and disability programming.
  • Proven experience working on normative change for gender equality and adolescent sexual and reproductive health in sensitive contexts.
  • Experience in development of training manuals and building capacity through training and system strengthening especially on G&SI related issues.
  • Knowledge of the policies, functions, structures and decision-making processes of key Gender and social inclusion issues.
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing and evaluating gender-transformative social and behavior change communication interventions.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team setting with minimal supervision
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Specific knowledge of international development and gender equality issues; experience engaging children and other community members on gender equality issues desirable


  • Experience in implementing gender-transformative approaches;
  • Experience in working with Government MDAs;
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa will be an advantage.

Minimum Basic Monthly Salary: 424,310 NGN per month

Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply


2. Management Information System Assistant

Location: Abuja, FCT
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Information System Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Objective 1

  • Provide technical input in the formulation and integration of Geographic/Management Information System technology and other related spatial information applications.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Collect information and study trends for the preparation of maps and its documentation.
  • Work closely with other technical staff in order to agree on the scope of regular mapping, define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, and participate in undertaking mapping.
  • Conduct research to locate and obtain updates of data bases and geo-referenced data.
  • Create maps using GIS software and maintenance of reference datasets for Action Against Hunger areas of operations.
  • Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
  • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including field observation, satellite imagery, and existing maps.

Objective 2

  • Support in management of MIS platforms (Red Rose and Kobo)

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support conception, editing and updating of information management systems.
  • Manage data entry and guarantee its quality.
  • Support quality and security of program related data.
  • Support technical team in form coding.
  • Uploading and management of surveys form on MIS platforms.
  • Support IS Manager in storage and security of beneficiaries data.

Objective 3

  • Plan, organize and develop Geographic/Management of data for operational programming needs in relation to spatial information acquired

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, organize and archive data and maps, and retrieve when required.
  • Enter new map data by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude and map scales.
  • Advice and support on enhancing the compatibility of data and metadata structures.
  • Production of printable maps with ArcGIS, Quantum Information system and other relevant GIS softwares.
  • Collection, integration of external cartographic data as required for analysis or reporting needs.
  • Map production for WASH, FSL and Nutrition interventions.

Objective 4

  • Develop GIS maps for exchange of geographical data and assist in M and E activities and capacity building

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage response and prioritization of requests for map products and services.
  • Undertakes various tasks in connection with requirements of  programme needs.
  • Working with the provided Data to make Maps based on demand and update of 5w sector map.
  • Training and capacity building of staff in GIS and Mapping.

Internal & External Relationship

  • IS Manager: Direct line manager
  • MIS officers: Exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • M&E managers and Deputy Managers: Exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • Project Managers/Sector Managers: Exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
  • Project Officers: Ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.
  • Other ACF M&E staff: Exchange of information, collaboration and coordination


  • Governmental and non-governmental partners: Exchange of information, coordination, training, supervision, influence on choice of technical options.
  • Representatives of international aid organizations: Exchange of information.
  • Representatives of donors: Exchange of information, technical discussions, project related exchanges.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Geographical Information System, Management information systems, information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline from a recognized university/institution.
  • Post graduate diploma in mapping and cartography is a plus
  • Minimum of 1 year of MIS/GIS work experience required.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in GIS and mapping.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, Quantum Information system and other relevant GIS softwares.
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with GIS and arch view and remote sensing.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited


  • Previous experience with Action against Hunger.
  • Strong interpersonal and community norms understanding
  • Experience in community development programming, preferably in nutrition, food security, livelihoods or WASH
  • Experience with cartography, infographics and other GIS platforms
  • Experience with participatory fieldwork methodologies

Minimum Basic Salary
NGN156,995 per Month

Application Closing Date
15th May, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are encouraged to apply

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