Health Officer Job at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Health Officer Job at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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.

Action Against Hunger has been working in Nigeria since 2010. From 2014 to 2015, we doubled the volume of our operations in response to the crisis, meeting the humanitarian needs of 2.1 million people with health and nutrition programs; clean water and sanitation to reduce malnutrition and disease; emergency cash transfers to help displaced people purchase food or meet other urgent needs; and longer-term food security initiatives. In 2016, we scaled up our programs in Nigeria even further, yet again doubling the volume of our operations to meet rising needs, despite an extremely challenging environment.

Job Title: Health Officer

Location: Bade, Yobe, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting a Health Officer who will support the implementation and management of planned health activities.

Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain 5W/4W mapping (Health, and Nutrition sector) tool on a regular basis for the operational LGA; and share with the Sector Health Manager.
  • Update tracking tool to monitor programme screening based data on acute malnutrition; collect health facility based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.
  • Participate in conducting SMART/Rapid SMART surveys with technical support from Deputy HN Manager/Sector Manager.
  • Participate with M&E team in supervision of data collection for Nutrition KAP surveys; Baseline and End line Surveys.
  • Liaise with Community Mobilization Officers/Assistants and HSS officers for accessing community care group database; health facility database on a regular basis and updating overall health facility based activities.
  • Conduct periodic capacity assessment of health workers on CMAM services delivery, IMCI service delivery, Reproductive health service delivery, vaccination etc. and review the training needs and/or coaching needs.
  • Regular monitoring and supervision of facility based health service delivery to ensure that services are provided with recommended national technical standards.
  • Develop LGA work plan with specific roles and responsibilities for each of the field staff.
  • Identify financial requirements, logistic needs, HR support in reference to work plan and inform the NHSM to prepare budget forecast.
  • Review financial, logistical and HR needs on a monthly & quarterly basis and share with the NHSM.
  • Ensure that all health facilities/sites have adequate supplies to delivery uninterrupted health care services through identifying needs, informing line manager on regular basis.
  • Systematic capacity building of SMOH staff on health service delivery (IMCI, COVID,19, Ante Natal & Post Natal Care, Delivery services).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health
  • Previous INGO experience is highly required.
  • minimum of 3 years of work experience and one year experience in managing similar activities with an INGO
  • Fluent English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information
  • Strong capacity to represent ACF and sustain relations with state and local stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, autonomy, pedagogy, planning and organizational skills.

Minimum Basic Salary

NGN 260, 244 per month

Application Deadline

31st March, 2021.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

To apply for this job please visit acfinternational.applytojob.com.

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