LGA Facilitator At CTG

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CTG overview:

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
  • Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Location: Sokoto and Zamfara

Type: Consultancy

Career category: Administration/Finance

Years of experience: 3-4 years

Overview of position:

  • The LGA Facilitator will provide that essential link between the section & the LGA of implementation, serving to coordinate & supervise nutrition activities at the LGA level. S / He will be responsible for supervising the day to day implementation of nutrition activities across our client supported implementation sites. S / He will also supervise the daily operations of the Ward Nutrition Supervisors, with a specific focus on ensuring quality implementation & data reporting. The LGA Facilitator will also play a prominent role in reporting on the changing humanitarian situation within their LGAs & will enable our client & their partners to adapt in a timely & appropriate response to the changing situation. In the context of increasing insecurity with limited travel to implementation sites by our clients staff, LGA Facilitators’ presence in the field provides a much needed means for program monitoring to ensure maintenance of quality of implementation according to national & international protocols as well as an independent layer of accountability.

Role objectives:


  • Coordination & supervision of nutrition activities including but not limited to Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM), Maternal Infant & Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) counselling, Micronutrient Powder (MNP) & Maternal, Newborn & Child Week (MNCHW) within LGA of assignment in collaboration with the LGA Nutrition Focal Person.
  • Provide weekly update on the humanitarian situation & relevant updates on the changes, such as influx of new Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) or disruption to services.
  • Ensure that national guidelines are followed for the provision of nutrition services at the community & facility levels.
  • Ensure adequate stock of key commodities [Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), MNP] are available within the LGA & at health facilities.
  • Monitor the distribution & utilization of nutrition commodities & provide reports on suspected misuse to supervisor.
  • Participate in meetings at LGA & state level as required.
  • Supervise the Ward Nutrition Supervisors & provide regular updates on the functioning of the community structures to the supervisor, including compiling & validation of data from nutrition implementing sites.
  • Ensure appropriate supply chain management at LGA & health facility levels including timely requisition of nutrition supplies, storage in conducive conditions & report of inappropriate storage conditions or any other form of supply mismanagement to supervisor.
  • Coordinate the activity of Community Nutrition Mobilizers.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor that are in line with the general job description.


  • Provide bi weekly & monthly reports on the numbers of children receiving nutrition services & other key nutrition indicators as required.
  • Provide bi weekly updates on the functioning of the community nutrition volunteers & Ward Nutrition Supervisors.
  • Provide bi weekly updates on the delivery of nutrition services at the facility level.
  • Provide bi weekly updates on the status of nutrition supplies at the facility & LGA level.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies:

  • Degree in Public Health, Nutrition or a Health related field or equivalent qualifications.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Fluency in English & Hausa is compulsory.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in health / public health program management.
  • Experience in working with communities on nutrition or other health related issues.
  • Experience working in emergencies will be an advantage.
  • Good verbal & communication skills.
  • Working with people.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply