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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.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …
designing and implementing information technology and systems (tools and databases) and supporting and capacity-strengthening program and M&E team with information systems, tools, database and all relevant components.

Key activities in your role will include:
Support the roll out of digital data collection for M&E, assessments and other, through the ODK platform and application.
To develop and set-up the necessary format/tool matching databases for data entry and analysis
To encourage discussion and implementation of an integrated approach to data collection and analysis in the mission
Support the cash transfer program teams with the management and trouble-shooting of the Red Rose online platform and equipment (devices, smart cards, etc)
Support the mapping of Action Against Hunger Nigeria country programs through the implementation of GIS software.
Identify the training needs of the M&E, program and/or support teams, and together with M&E and technical coordinators create training modules adapted to the capacity of the team in collaboration with technical coordinators, DCD programs and program managers.
Provide practical training and build the technical capacity of the field team on data understanding, data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting skills.
Provide technical backstopping and training of key staff on the RedRose platform.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?
Master degree in statistics, IT, information systems management, economics, or other social sciences.
At least 3-5 years of proven experience in the information technologies and systems management and Learning of humanitarian programming especially in INGOs
Aware and ability to use ODK platform
Knowledge of Food Security& Livelihoods, WaSH and Nutrition programs
Proven ability to translate evaluated results into learning strategies.
Willing to learn and adapt to a new online platform management
Must be able to train others (adult learning process).

SAFETY AND SECURITY EXPERT

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

ensuring that mission safety & security issues are effectively addressed, thereby allowing project teams to focus on their work tackling the root causes of hunger in Nigeria. You will work closely with the Country Director, Field Coordinators &Logistics Coordinator on all aspects of the mission’s safety & security management.

Key activities in your role will include:
Collecting & analyzing security information from a range of local & international sources, & representing ACF at security related meetings. Conducting risk & threat assessments whenever the context changes.
Working closely with the Field Coordinators to define & evaluate the security rules & procedures for their projects & bases.
Developing contingency plans to minimize each risk identified for the mission.
Conducting safety & security briefings for all visitors & new staff when they arrive on mission. Ensuring that copies of all security rules & procedures are kept updated & disseminated to all staff.
Coordinating and liaising on safety and security matters with all relevant actors such as national and international NGOs, UN, donor organizations and governmental authorities.

DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?
You’re a seasoned humanitarian aid worker

You have a Bachelor’s degree in logistics, security management, humanitarian action, international relations or a related field.
You have 3 years’ experience managing team safety & security in volatile contexts, as well as practical training in leading the security function for humanitarian aid organizations.
You are familiar with field-based communications systems like HF Codan, Motorola VHF, Thuraya, satellite & internet systems.

You’re a very capable communicator
You enjoy working with strong, committed teams, including colleagues who do not speak your language fluently. You like the challenge of helping teams find ways to work where ACF’s activities will have the most impact.
You are comfortable explaining complex policies & procedures simply, in non-technical terms. You are able to succinctly summarize & analyze current field activities.
Your work style builds trust & calm within the team

You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You remain handle highly stressful situations with composure & are able to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
You are able to build relationships with external actors while ensuring that ACF’s humanitarian principles & program needs are clearly understood.

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Information Technologies and System Specialist

Safety and Security Expert

DUE DATE: 30 October, 2015
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