Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Deputy Head of Department at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL) Deputy Head of Department

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State
Starting date: As Soon As Possible
Direct Line Manager: FSL Head of Department

Tasks and Responsibilities
Objective 1 – Provide Support to the FSL-HoD to consolidate, develop and strengthen ACF’s strategic focus and technical leadership in food security and livelihoods:

  • Provide support to the FSL-HoD in developing the National Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Strategy in consultation with DCD-T, CD, and HQ.
  • Provide technical direction and quality assurance to ACF’s food security and livelihoods (FSL) programming including cash and markets at a national level, in both development and emergency contexts.
  • Gathers data on the FSL situation including developments in Cash and Market-based approaches.

Position Requirements

  • Advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in Management, Economics, International Development, Social Sciences (sociology), Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, and development
  • Minimum of five years experience in food security and livelihoods
  • Experience in Food security and Livelihood assessments including cash and market assessments in both development and emergency contexts
  • Clear understanding of child and gender protection issues in the field.
  • Proven management and coordination skills (HR, projects, and stress management).


  • Prior ACF experience in a similar position
  • Experience in Resilience and agriculture assessments
  • Familiarity with DFID, EU,USAID-FFP & SDC reporting & Regulations
  • CaLP Level 2.

Minimum Basic Salary
NGN522,793 per month.

Application Closing Date
14th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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