A SMART PROGRAMME MANAGER – NIGERIA at Action Contre la Faim France

A Safety, Security And Access Head Of Department at Action Contre la Faim France


Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-nutrition, particularly during and after emergency situations linked to conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 5 main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health – Mental Health, Psychosocial Support and Protection – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2021, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 25 million people in more than 46 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org


You are responsible for leading SMART, MIYCN KAP and SQUEAC survey implementation in different LGAs of intervention in the programmes implemented by ACF in Northern Nigeria.
More precisely, your tasks will be to:
– To vuild up an ACF team and coordinate the implementation of planned nutrition SMART surveys in the targeted areas;
– To support and effectively manage surveys, teams and internal coordination;
– To plan, support and follow up on capacity development of the field teams (including both ACF and SMoH staff) in nutrition assessment and support the MEAL department to improve the quality of CMAM data;
– To appropriately represent ACF and coordinate externally;
– To produce timely and quality reports;
– To collaborate with the states’ surveillance unit to support ACF WASH and ACF Rapid Response Unit in quantifying disaster/emergencies through rapid identification and escalation;


– Master’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology, Nutrition by research or related field, in addition to a Certification in SMART and SQUEAC Surveys implementation and training, and a good knowledge of ENA for SMART, Epi info and SPSS applications.
– At least 3 years of proven experience in Managing nutrition assessments, research, in addition to nutrition programme management in emergency set-up, including proposal writing, project budget management, reporting and training provision, in the humanitarian context.
– Excellent Writing and analytical skills
– Good Management, representation, and negotiation competencies
– Willing to do frequent travels to mentor and monitor activities and easily acculturate with remote area’s living conditions.
– Fluency in English is mandatory
– A former ACF experience will be considered as a plus


For National Staff:
– 12 months fixed term contract under Nigerian legislation
– Basic Salary: Starting from 1,175,742 Naira per month
– Rent allowance: 50,000 Naira per month
– Transportation allowance: 16,667 Naira per month
– Leave allowance: 10% of Basic Salary per month
– Pension: Employer contribution 10% of gross salary, Employee contribution 8% of gross salary
– Annual leave: 2 days per month
– Private health insurance: 100% health care coverage provided by the organization
– Private life assurance: 24/7 life assurance coverage provided by the organization
– Training: Free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform
– Relocation benefits: 120,000 Naira lump sum relocation allowance, 20 days accommodation allowance (10,000 Naira per night), flight ticket from the home base to the working base at the beginning and end of the assignment
– Women at ACF are entitled to benefits such as maternity leave, compassionate leave for a hospitalized child and creche facilities for babies
– Delocalised staff in the field offices are entitled to 2 flight trips per year back to their state of origin (within Nigeria)
For International Staff:
– 12 months fixed term contract under French legislation
– Monthly gross salary from 2130 to 2475EUR upon experience
– Monthly per diem and living allowance: 754EUR net, field paid
– Monthly country allowance: 450EUR
– Child allowance: 1500EUR per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000EUR/year)
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