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Description

Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim – ACF) began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming and looking at the Nutrition for children, pregnant and lactating mothers. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations in Borno State in 2014 in response to the crisis to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security & livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe and 3 in Jigawa. As a key member of the senior management team, you will be responsible for grant compliance, development of grants management systems/tools, provide leadership for the pursuit of institutional donor resources, explore private partnerships, oversee the strategic development of proposal design and identifying/vetting potential local partners. You will be directly supervised by the Country Director and will work in close collaboration with the Technical Deputy Country Director and the Support Deputy Country Director. Status: unaccompanied – the position is based in Abuja with 30 to 50% of the time travelling to AAH programs in North East Nigeria Contract: 5 months fixed term contract under French legislation - maternity leaves Remuneration and benefits : Monthly gross salary from 2450 to 2800 € upon experience Per diem and living allowance: 539 € (cf eurocost) net, field paid. +150€ as country allowance + 16% of monthly gross for non-French citizen for retrocession of retirement and unemployment insurance. + child allowance Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance. Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year 20 RnR per year 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 3 months) Support for transport tickets to the reference recovery area.

Responsibilities

Grants & Compliance - Develop and support the use of grants management tools and systems - Ensure high-quality and timely grant reporting with the support of Grants and Reporting Officer - Provide donor regulations to program teams and provide technical support on donor regulations and compliance - Identify risks of compliance and suggest mitigation measures. Training and capacity building - Support field teams on project design and implementation - Facilitate trainings and capacity building for field teams, in particular Program Managers and Field Coordinators on the Project Management Cycle - Identify the different reporting and monitoring tools of AAH-US and train teams to use these tools together (Activity Progress Reports, Budget follow-ups, etc.) Proposal Development - In coordination with the Technical Deputy Country Director, lead program staff teams in the development of quality proposals. - Liaise with field teams and support staff to ensure coherence between budget and support sections with proposal narrative - Coordinate with the HQ to ensure proposals meet internal standards - Visit field sites in order to work directly with program staff on the development of proposals Partnerships - Identify potential opportunities for partnerships with local and international organizations - Develop MOUs and teaming agreements for partnerships in compliance with AAH HQ guidelines - Vet potential partners with support of the program teams, support team, CD and DCDs.

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