No Experience Food Monitoring Officer Job Vacancies – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Job Title:     Food Monitoring Officer
Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Against Hunger (ACF) is an International Humanitarian NGO which has been in
existence for over thirty years. ACF has been implementing Food Security and
Livelihoods, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in the Lango,
Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja regions of Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Food and Monitoring Officer will be Monitoring
Community Based Supplementary Feeding Programme (CBSFP) and Maternal and Child
Health Nutrition Programme (MCHN) food utilization at health facilities and
community for the new Yumbe Office
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Regularly submit activity reports on a weekly
    and monthly basis including corporate partner distribution/food
    utilization (CPDR) reports
  • Co-ordinate the supply of CBSFP and MCHN food
    at all distribution points
  • Monitor CBSFP and MCHN food stores and ensure
    that the food commodities are stacked in an organized manner. In addition,
    ensure good storage conditions for all food items (NFIs such as pallets
    are present in the food stores)
  • Identify and propose training needs of store
    keepers and food distribution assistants
  • In liaison with nutrition officers, submit
    timely food requests to the APM for verification and ensure that food is
    received and delivered at the different distribution sites
  • Update stock cards regularly and ensure that
    the food tracking registers as well as waybills are well documented/filled
    and archived according to ACF standards
  • Assist to investigate losses where necessary
    and document findings and submit reports on the losses to the APM and a
    copy to stock file
  • Prepare weekly summary reports of daily food
    transaction/consumption indicating the number of children, pregnant and
    lactating mothers registered and fed
  • Report differences observed between waybills,
    physically count figures of commodities received. In addition, document
    the type, quantity, condition of commodities received from warehouse
  • Based on distribution plan, report any delays
    that would cause inconvenience to the feeding process and beneficiaries
  • Actively engage in post distribution
    monitoring (PDM) assessments
  • Ensure that beneficiary listings are as
    accurate as possible and ensure that beneficiaries are aware of their
  • Oversee the distribution of the food to the
    beneficiaries. Beneficiaries must sign or thumb print against their names
    on the beneficiary lists as proof that they received their food rations
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned
    from time to time by his/her supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Degree
    in Food Science or Nutrition or any related field. Experience in record
    management is an added advantage. 
  • This position requires a mature candidate, a
    self starter, loyal, transparent with dedication and ability to work with
    less or no supervision. Must demonstrate willingness to learn and work
    with others as a team.
  • Possess excellent oral and written
    communication skills in the English language. Knowledge of the local
    language is an added advantage.
  • Possess good computer skills in applications
    including MS Word and MS Excel
  • Ability to perform field assignments and
    willingness to work for long period of time in demanding conditions.
  • Candidates must also be willing to live and
    work in very difficult and security-risky areas
  • Commendable respect for human dignity and
    humanitarian principles and/or values
  • Possession of a valid riding permit
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
which should include ONLY a cover letter, CV (not more than 4 pages) with at
least three referees and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications
please note that attached documents should not be larger than 2MBs. All
documents should be zipped in one folder. Any email larger than 2MBS will not
be considered. Please send your email application to: mentioning “Food Monitoring Officer-SFP
YUMBE” in the subject line.
Deadline: 8th August 2016 by 5:00 PM

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