Earn Over 28,616 Pounds Annually as SQUEAC Support Officer at ACF International

Organisation: Action
Against Hunger (ACF International)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda and London, UK
Salary: £28,616 gross
per Annum
About ACF:
Action Against Hunger, ACF
International is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending
world hunger. 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, ACF runs life-saving programs in
over 40 countries benefiting seven million people each year.
Job Summary: The ACF
International SQUEAC Support Officer will support the implementation of a
SQUEAC and SLEAC assessment in seven districts of Karamoja region, Uganda. In
so doing, build the capacity of local partners in the SQUEAC/SLEAC methodology
and provide a rich evidence base on how to improve SAM treatment at district,
provincial and national level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. In charge of the preparation
of the SQUEAC/SLEAC Assessment:
  • Support
    planning of SQUEAC/SLEAC on both a logistics and technical levels
  • Ensure
    collection of all necessary data and information
  • Actively
    support partners in identifying/recruiting their SQUEAC teams to ensure
    appropriate profile participate.
  • Ensure
    that all partners are logistically prepared and well informed of
    requirements for all SQUEACs
2. Implementation of SLEAC/SQUEAC
Assessments:
  • Ensure
    that adequate information regarding geography, population and general
    situation are collected.
  • Consolidate
    routine programme data (qualitative and quantitative) and oversee the
    collection of new data/information for analysis.
  • Ensure
    that evaluation methodology is in line with the SQUEAC methodology.
  • Ensure
    that questionnaires are elaborated/updated, agreed on and translated to
    local language.
  • Ensure
    that timeframe, planning, training plan, and necessary materials are
    adequate and available.
  • The
    incumbent will also ensure adequate training of evaluation team.
  • Make
    sure that evaluation is carried out correctly and is conform to the chosen
    methodology and agreed timeframe.
3. Support data analysis and
development of SLEAC/ SQUEAC reports:
  • Develop
    sections of report and data to be presented as indicated by GECO,
    including methodology, results, analysis of results, conclusion and recommendations
    in terms of program implementation.
  • Present
    the reports to partners for endorsement prior dissemination.
  • Produce
    learning report highlighting best practices and learning from coverage
    assessments and from CMAM programming
4. Support internal
coordination and external representation:
  • Support
    HOD in completing monthly monitoring requirements (Activity Progress
    Report) in collaboration with M&E Program Manager.
  • Actively
    participate in Assessment Working Group meeting when needed in
    collaboration with Program Manager.
  • Take
    part in restitution workshop to present the project lessons learnt and
    recommendations to external nutrition stakeholders at the end of the
    project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold an Undergraduate/Master Degree in a field
    related to social sciences, public health nutrition, epidemiology or any
    other related discipline
  • Significant
    experience in the implementation and management of or provision of
    technical support to nutrition programmes (including Community-based Management
    of Acute Malnutrition)
  • Prior
    capacity building/training experience essential
  • Excellent
    communication skills essential
  • Prior
    experience in coverage assessments (e.g. CSAS, SQUEAC, SLEAC, S3M) an
    asset
  • Past
    evaluative experience is an added advantage
  • Possess
    the ability to create solutions or responses to problems in an autonomous
    way
  • Proven
    ability to work independently
  • High
    level of English written and oral communication essential
  • High level of other languages, including Dari and Pashtu 
  • Past
    experience in nutrition programming
  • Past
    experience in coverage assessments  is desired
  • Prior
    experience in Uganda is also desired
  • High
    personal initiative
  • Skills
    in Planning, Organising and Coordinating
  • Commitment
    to Continuous Learning
  • Team
    Work and Cooperation
  • Listening,
    Understanding and Responding
  • High
    analytical thinking
  • Strategic
    Orientation
  • Problem
    Solving/Judgement
  • Developing
    Others Agreed 
How to Apply: 
All candidates who so wish to
join ACF International as SQUEAC Support Officer should Apply Online at the web
link Below.
NB:
Please note, only candidates with the right to work in the UK may apply because
the first 2 months will be in the UK
Deadline:  11th
December 2014
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