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ACTION AGAINST HUNGER RECRUITMENT

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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.)

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Damasak, Borno
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: Area Coordinator

Tasks and Responsibilities

Objective 1 – Ensure efficient, effective, quality and timely implementation of the entire project(s):

Management of the entire project cycle;

Finalize and manage the update and implementation of the detailed Project Implementation Plan (PIP);

Develop detailed monthly/weekly implementation plans for project staffs in order to achieve the activities in the PIP;

Finalize and manage the Project Scope Documents (PSDs) such as Project Procurement plan, Monitoring and evaluation plan, Work Breakdown Structure, etc. as well as ensuring regular update of these documents in order to maintain a strong record of the project(s);

With the support of the relevant technical coordinators, develop, document and work as per designs, BoQs, tools, implementation modalities and guidelines

Ensure contractual activities are completed on time, within budget and with acceptable quality.
Ensure that the project(s) is being implemented as per donor regulations;

Take overall responsibility for the quality of the project(s) including regular monitoring, field visits, and learning;

Initiate and oversee needs and technical assessments and analysis, as well as preparing the follow-up reports in coordination with the Head of M&E and Area Coordinator.

Oversee the development of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning tools and plans in collaboration with the M&E Manager and Head of M&E department.

Stay abreast of, and manage field operations as to, the prevailing security, cultural and social situation as per the guidance of the Area coordinator;

Identify and monitor risks, constraints or escalating issues and inform senior management accordingly;

Identify and assign additional activities as required in coordination with the technical departments.

Regular field visits to monitor the activities and their quality in compliance with proposals and in liaison with the M&E department.

Objective 2 – Manage and develop the project team(s):

Ensure that all project staff are provided with a full induction and are briefed on all relevant components of the project;

Keep staff aware of any changes in the project(s) and in the wider organization;
Ensure staff are aware of and operating by humanitarian principles and other codes of conduct;
Identify need-based training and work with the HR team to develop, plan and implement relevant training plans for each team member.

Facilitate cross-program learning through joint review and planning with other departments
Define objectives, update staff job descriptions and facilitate regular performance appraisals with support of the HR team.

Ensure the provision of updated records and reviews for team personnel reviews and records;
Ensure availability of staff for necessary recruitment steps (shortlist, technical interview, placement interviews, etc. ) staff as required by the HR recruitment Manage recruitment of new staff as required;

In close collaboration with the HR department manage disciplinary matters as per AAH Nigeria HR protocols;

Manage conflict resolution and motivation exercises with the project(s) team in a proactive manner;

Encourage compliance with the Charter and the fight against fraud, corruption, and abuse of power; alert the Area Coordinator and/or Deputy Country Director in the event of fraud, corruption or abuse of power.

Track and manage team attendance;

Motivate, coordinate and supervise teams, providing continuous organizational support to staff and conducting regular field visits

Objective 3 – Maintain Comprehensive Records and Report in a Timely Manner:

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.;
Globally manage and monitor data collection and entry as per plan; in collaboration with the M&E team.

Maintain, document and handover all project(s) records in an organized and complete manner to enable audit of the project(s);

Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly internal and external reports as requested;
Track the progress of activities and outcomes as well as ensuring the tracking of relevant indicators;

Completion of quality MEAL reports; Participate in the weekly coordination meetings, or other ad hoc internal meetings as requested;

Prepare handover/end of mission reports to cover periods of leave and/or upon exit from the project(s).

Objective 4 – Assist In Wider Organizational Development Through Learning And Proposal Development Support:

Identify, examine and report in a proactive manner any areas of geographic or sectoral growth for the organization

Contribute to overall project(s) design, activity implementation guidelines, training development, and documentation;

Develop a systematic mechanism for the lesson learned about the programs to provide information to conduct advocacy activities, with periodic field visits to other projects(s) to strengthen across mission information and best practice sharing; and encourage the development of an innovative approach

Produce regular success stories on project implementation;
Highlight areas of improvement within the PIPs and PSDs;

Support wider learning by leading on the project(s) based learning and research;
Support development of project(s) proposals, concepts, and improvements.

Objective 5 – Manage External Relations Related To The Project(s):

Represent AAH in external meetings as requested;

Prepare and share minutes and clear action points of meetings/training attended;
Coordinate with relevant UN agencies, government authorities, and any other stakeholders to ensure support for the project(s) and the wider organization;

Action Against Hunger

Support Area Coordinator in liaising regularly with authorities and community representatives in relations to AAH programming and positioning;

Represent AAH programs when and if necessary vis-a-vis donors during their field visits and other meetings;

Promote and defend humanitarian and AAH principles;
Develop an information (formal/informal) network.

Position Requirements
Qualifications:

Master’s Degree (Preferable) in Project Management, Social Sciences, Health Planning & Management, Public Health, Nutrition, Development Studies or other related fields
Bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ experience in multi-sectorial project management can also apply

Skills and Experience
Essential:

Proven project cycle management experience at a senior level for at least 2 years in an INGO;
Excellent management, organizational, motivational and leadership skills;

Action Against Hunger

Demonstrated experience in financial management and preparation of budgets for programming;
Experience in managing medium to large-sized teams;

Excellent written and spoken English;
Proficient in MS Office Applications;
Problem management capacity;
Planning and analysis capacity;
Ability to work under pressure;

Preferred:

Proven 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;
Experience in managing medium to large-sized teams;

Excellent written and spoken English;

Ability to speak the local languages of the operation context i.e. Hausa and Kanuri
Proficient in MS Office Applications;

Problem management capacity;
Planning and analysis capacity;
Ability to work under pressure;
Minimum Basic Salary
N424,310 per month

Application Closing Date
14th April, 2020.

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

2.) Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Deputy Head of Department

Location: Borno

Salary: NGN522,793 per month

Deadline: 14th April, 2020.

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3.) National Coordinator (Economic & Social Recovery Project)

Location: Borno

Salary: 2450Euro to 2800Euro Monthly

Deadline: Not Specified.

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