FSL Officer at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger

Job Description / Responsibility

Undertake Income Generation Activity interventions at LGA level under the direction of the SP Sector Manager.

Facilitate community mobilization and education on Income generating opportunity for sustained livelihoods.

Formation of organized PLW groups for income generation

Build capacity of PLW income groups on selected enterprises in the LGA

Identify, establish and mentor VSLA groups for sustained household income

Monitor the VSLA group performance and provide technical support on their operations

Document and share best practices of VSLA in the targeted LGA for further learning

Linking of PLW to existing VSLA in the different wards in the LGA

Objective 2:

Support Food Security and livelihood interventions in selected at LGAs for household résilience

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Mobilize PLW to form farmer groups in the respective wards in the LGA

Support the identification and selection of enterprises with the PLW groups

In collaboration with Agriculture department in LGA, establish farmer field schools in wards

Facilitate the capacity building programs for selected farmer groups on proper agronomic practices.

In collaboration with the LGA Agriculture department, facilitate extension services for the farmer field schools

Facilitate monitoring of farmers’ fields for further technical support and learning

Support the establishment of database on farmer field school and update them monthly.

Disseminate weather information to the farmer groups for timely measures to mitigate negative impact on farmers produce.

Support farmer group registration with the LGA

Support PLW farmer groups to establish vegetable gardens for nutrition

Objective 3:

Institutional strengthening of farmers through OCB and marketing

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Facilitate farmer groups capacity building on group management in collaboration with the agriculture department

Facilitate farmer groups engagement on risk mitigation for improved yield

Facilitate farmer groups motivation talks on farming for income

In collaboration with Agriculture department facilitate market linkages for farmer groups

Strengthen farmer group investment and saving opportunity through VSLA within the farmer field school

Objective 4:

Project Management

Tasks & Responsibilities:

This position is responsible to support SP Manager for budget planning, expenditure tracking related to FSL activities planned under the project. Some of the project management related work will be -

Support SP manager in developing FSL timeline

Support SP manager in developing financial forecast in line with the FSL activity timelines and planning at different level

Ensure close collaboration with HR and Finance during recruitment planning, screening, finalization and managing process for FSL related positions

Ensure close collaboration with logistic and finance during planning of workshops, trainings and/or meeting that requires financial advances and/or logistical procurement etc. and ensure timely delivery of project activities.

Ensure close collaboration with logistic during any assessment planning, data collection for arranging transportation and other logistical aspects

Plan, Review, update and manage budget including FSL related follow up regular activities on a regular basis and share with SP Sector manager.

Maintain close collaboration with state Moan, LGA Agriculture department FSL issues

Objective 5:


Tasks & Responsibilities:

Ensure that all training and meeting records are dully in place for all activities (attendance sheet, on-job coaching sessions, workshop/meeting reports)

Monthly reports submitted by 28th monthly in agreed standards

Ensure that health facility matrix, 4W/5W are updated by the respective teams and submitted in time

Timely and quality submission of monthly Quantitative and qualitative FSL Reports

Submit issues log report to SP Sector Manager with updates on specific actions taken so far and the further actions required.

Share success stories on IGA and FS interventions in the LGAs.

Support preparation of farmer group and VSLA monthly meeting records for effective group management

Submit situation reports on multisectoral issues affecting livelihoods of farmer groups and VSLA

Objective 6:

Performance Management

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Communicate Action Against Hunger performance standards and expectations to team members which includes;

10 minutes monthly conversation for FSL Assistant completed, discussed and submitted by 30th monthly

3 months/end of probation performance appraisal and annual/ end of contract appraisal completed, discussed and submitted by end of month.

Staff development needs, capacity gaps highlighted in performance management document and key issues highlighted for Sector Manager attention

Internal & External Relationship


SP Sector Manager: Line Manager

WASH, SP, HSS Sector Manager: Information Sharing

FSL Assistant : Direct Supervisee

M&E Officers/Manager; regular collaboration and coordination; exchange of information

Logistic/HR/Finance Managers: functional collaboration and exchange of information


LGA Agriculture Department: direct technical and facilitation support, Close collaboration, training and workshop facilitation support.

Educational Requirements

    Bachelor Degree in Agriculture or other FSL related studies e.g. agro-economy, natural resource management, etc.

Experience Requirements

    3 years’ experience in FSL project implementation

    Work experience in humanitarian settings.

    Work experience with Agriculture department or ministry is an added advantage.

Additional Job Requirements

    Good understanding of Nigeria Agricultural practices in Nigeria.

    Previous role of development facilitation and supervisory level is required.

    Fluency in spoken and written English language. Hausa language will be added advantage.

    Working knowledge of MS office.


    Ability to plan and organize work Independent with appropriate follow through while paying close attention to detail and can read and abstract information from a variety of formats.

    Ability to delegate and follow up of task among teams.

    Ability to manage wide range of stakeholders for collaboration, coordination and consultation

Company Information
Action Against Hunger Address : Action Against Hunger One Whitehall Street 2nd Floor , New York, NY 10004 , USA Web : Website

Job Summary

Action Against Hunger
  • Category : NGO / International Agencies
  • Posted on : 11 Jun 2019
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 2
  • Employer : Action Against Hunger
  • Experience : 2.2
  • Salary : ₦ 236,585 - ₦ 379,904
  • Location : Yobe
  • Application Deadline : 14 Jun 2019

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Print at: 05 Jul, 2020 01:06 pm

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