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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.
Location: Damaturu, Yobe State
Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in Yobe State (LGA) in North-Eastern Nigeria. From 2015 to 2016, ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.
Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully.
Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.
Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices
Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups
Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team
Degree in Accountancy and food security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc.
Essential Skills and Experience
Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies
Previous experience with Cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
Three(3) years relevant work experience
Capacity to supervise a team
Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
Fluency in Hausa, Kanoori and English
Preferred Skills and Experience
Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers)
Previous team management and activity planning experience
Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA)
Good relational qualities
Good knowledge of techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems
Good knowledge of implementing projects
Capacity to write high quality reports
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