Nutrition and IYCF Assistant at Action Against Hunger

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Nutrition and IYCF Assistant

Location: Bade, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: Nutrition and IYCF Officer

Job Summary

  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting¬†for a Nutrition and IYCF Assistant who will represent AAH and the program within the community,¬†Implement the nutrition CMAM & behavior change activities.


  • Create awareness and sensitize the community on CMAM practices, IYCF, malnutrition, and the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Participate in the screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at the community level.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM, IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Coordinate all activities very closely and in collaboration with MOH and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
  • Organize and lead the formation of Mother to Mother Support Groups
    for IYCF with the support of IYCF/Nutrition Officer.


  • Minimum¬†Diploma in a Nutrition or Community-based programming or related field.
  • Minimum 1-year work experience in humanitarian contexts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Nutrition/Health and WASH programming and community engagement;
  • Capacity to work in a team of diverse culture;
  • Result-oriented with strong organization, communication and planning skills;
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills) and proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).


  • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Deadline
25th November, 2020.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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