Community Liaison Manager

Action Against Hunger ACF

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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.

 

Position Overview: 
The Community Liaison Manager will primarily be responsible to the Field Coordinator (FieldCo) for the active involvement of community’s, Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partners, by liaison, training and sensitizing communities for the identification, formulation and implementation of AAH programs in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria

Specific Objectives: 

  • Provide support to AAH’s Acceptance strategy in program delivery.
  • Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGO), Community-Based Organizations (CBO) and other social partner’s awareness and support to AAH programs.
  • Participate in regular external meetings at LGA level and at state level when required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Rural Development or in a related field with at least five years’ relevant project experience working with rural communities
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • Excellent team player
  • Previous experience with Community Liaison management duties
  • 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 English
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to AAH mission, values and policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with AAH
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri
  • Administrative and management competence would be an asset

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Summary

Company

Action Against Hunger ACF

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Borno

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years