Health Officer

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: 

To support the effective implementation of the health component of multi-sectoral project, particularly in management of childhood illness and CMAM in Maiduguri, Borno State.


Specific Objectives: 

  • To build the capacity of the MoH’s staff in State and LGA levels on CMAM In-Patient care and outreaches
  • To strengthen links and coordination between different departments and authorities i.e. partners, LGAs, SMOH and Hospitals
  • To conduct regular monitoring and supervisions in the respective mobile clinic and outreaches in order to ensure the quality of the CMAM and IMNCI



  • Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing, Pharmacy/or Medical Doctor with Primary health care Major or Nursing degree with solid experience in Management of childhood illness and CMAM. 
  • 2 years experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI and CMAM approach.
  • Previous experiences on CMAM programing
  • Previous experiences on In IMNCI
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong coaching/mentoring skills, able to train and build capacity in others
  • Experience in reporting; written English skills essential
  • Solid general management, teamwork spirit, community participation approach
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
  • High level of self-discipline, time management, organization, self-motivated and able to work with little day to day supervisions but meet deadlines and program objectives.
  • Transparency and adherence to medical codes of conduct and patient, confidentiality and child protection.
  • Commitment to ACF values and principles.
  • Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well integrated into local community
  • Trained in adult education/learning and effective training techniques

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Action Against Hunger ACF

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years