Action Against Hunger_ACF

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

Location: Nigeria

Career category: Program/Project Management

Years of experience: 3-4 years

Theme: Gender


Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Safeguarding Expert is required to lead the development and implementation of safeguarding policy across the AAH Nigeria mission as well as developing a mission-wide strategy in that matter.
More precisely your missions will be :

– Ensure a strategic approach in the crosscutting implementation of the Safeguarding policies
– Ensure the efficiency of the alert mechanisms and alert management of SEA allegations and Respect of code of conduct
– Ensure the integration of Safeguarding standards in AAH relations with communities, partners and suppliers
– Ensure the integration of Safeguarding in AAH programming
– Reporting Responsibilities : Track all activities related to PSEA and ensure that all information on activities are shared with relevant people. Report regularly on the safeguarding policy deployment and disseminate the supportive documents and notes from various activities. Maintain accurate data on reported incidents for general reporting and strengthening initiatives to address SEA.
– Additional Responsibilities : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and be responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task. Maintenance of high technical standards. Conduct all duties in a professional manner following Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations, Action Against Hunger mandate and charter including promotion of gender equality.


You have a degree or significant experience in one of the following areas : Human Resources, Human Rights, Psychology, GBV, Protection, Sociology, Social Work, Health or other relevant social science field. You have specific training in protection against sexual violence and abuse. You are trained and experienced in EAS investigation.
You have professional field experience in humanitarian and/or development contexts.
You are able to work with a variety of stakeholders, including inter-NGO coordination mechanisms, global coordination structures (for example IASC), government stakeholders, donors…
Excellent communication skills. You are autonomous and able to work independently in a stressful environment. Excellent facilitation/training and capacity building skills. You are able to work in a multicultural environment and have leadership skills with the ability to listen, support and communicate effectively.
This position may include working occasionally during the weekend (in case of critical incident).
Fluent in English


– 12 Months fixed term contract under French legislation
– Monthly gross salary from 2450 to 2800EUR upon experience
– Monthly per diem and living allowance : 754 USD net, field paid
– Monthly country allowance : 450EUR
– Child allowance : 1500EUR per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000EUR/year)
– 16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
– Transportation and accommodation : Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
– Medical coverage : 100% coverage of health contributions (social security + health insurance) and repatriation insurance
– Leaves and RnR : 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 EUR at each RnR period
– Training : Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©
ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.

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