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Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in over 45 countries benefitting seven million people each year. With head offices in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger. Every year, our 5,200+ field workers help over 7 million people in over 45 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

ACF is one of the partners in USAID funded Community Resilience Programme (SABAL) led by Save The Children; Alliance for Social Mobilization (Alliance Nepal); Development Project Service Centre (DEPROSC); CARE; Helen Keller International (HKI); Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD); Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG); and Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH). For this project, ACF invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates for the following post:

Technical Officer-Nutrition and Health

No. of Vacancy: 1

Job Description:

Main Resonsibilities:

  • Support in capacity building; assessment and selection of children under 5 years and on the job coaching
  • Support in coordination, communication, linkages and social mobilization
  • Conduct social and behaviour change communication activities
  • Support  in logistics, transport and supply chain management associated with the program
  • Support in recording, documentation, supportive supervision and reporting

Qualifications And Required Skills :

  • Bachelors degree with two (2) years of experience in public health, nutrition, development studies, nutrition and dietetics, social science or relevant discipline
  • Significant experiences in Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) / Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) programme and / Nutrition in Emergency (NiE) is mandatory
  • Good computer skills including  Microsoft office package
  • Good knowledge of statistical and other M&E applications software like ENA, SPSS etc is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation, presentation, capacity building and communication skills
  • Good standard of written and spoken Nepali and English language
  • Ability to work in diverse environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good organizational skill with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct/organize workshops and meetings independently
  • Willing to travel as required


Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Contract End date: February 28, 2018
Duty Station: Makwanpur


Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: by 21st May 2017. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Action Contre La Faim is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged/underrepresented ethnic groups.

Application closed.


The deadline to apply for the above position/s is 24:00 hrs, May 21, 2017.

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