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Action Against Hunger Latest job opportunity: Jobs in kenya

Category: NGO Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jul 24, 2017


Country: Kenya, Isiolo

Direct line manager: BSFP Program Manager

Starting date: August 2017

Ending date: October 2017


Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger (AAH) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 44 countries. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. From crisis to sustainability, Action Against Hunger tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition and its effects. By integrating our programs with local and national systems, we further ensure that short-term interventions become long-term solutions. With head offices in France, the United Kingdom, 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. Action Against Hunger has been present in Kenya since 2001 and is currently implementing activities in West Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, Isiolo, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma and Busia counties.

With the support of the national MoH, Kenya Red Cross Society and UNICEF, Action Against Hunger has been working with the County government of Isiolo on the management of acute malnutrition (IMAM) in Kenya. Action Against Hunger is looking to implement a BSFP which will complement the existing ACF nutrition emergency response supported by ECHO, HIF, CIFF and UNICEF in the county. This program, while working closely with MoH will target all children between 6 to 59 months plus the pregnant and lactating women with children below 6 months in Isiolo County.

Action Against Hunger is looking for BSFP Team Leaders for this program in Isiolo. The BSFP team leader directly reports to the BSFP Program Manager. He or she will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring and coordination of the Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme in Isiolo County.

Specific Objectives:

  • Working closely with MoH, the distributing team and community, ensure that exhaustive mobilization and accurate distribution is done;
  • Check on availability of sufficient food supply per site;
  • Ensure protocols for supplementation are adhered to;
  • Management of the distribution teams per distribution site to include screeners, registrars, Crowd controllers/loaders, distribution staff and store keeper.
  • Ensure the correct quantities of food are received as well as their safety and security during storage.
  • Carry out sensitization
  • Compile comprehensive and up to date reports of beneficiaries given systematic treatment;
  • Monitor stocks within the distribution sites;
  • Implement the distribution plan in close liaison with the key stakeholders on ground.
  • Ensure that there is linkage between the BSFP with other nutrition programmes.
  • Work closely with the County Health Management Team for systematic treatment during distributions.
  • Compile monthly reports of the various distributions.
  • Training of the BSFP team to ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper and accurate documentation of the entire BSFP process.
  • Ensure adherence of basic standards during distribution.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


A degree in Nutrition sciences, Nursing ,Public Health or any other health related field with experience in community nutrition.



  • Computer skills, including statistical software packages
  • Good communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Excellent report writing abilities
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Good teamwork and management skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships


  • Experience in food distribution ,preferably BSFP

What ACF will offer:

  • Start date: August 2017
  • Duty station: Isiolo.
  • Remuneration package:competitive

How to apply:

Closing Date:4th August 2017 by Close of Business 5pm. Applications sent after the closing date and time will not be considered.

For more information on how to apply and for this position please go to

Position opened to Kenyan Nationals only.

**The successful candidate should be ready to take up the position immediately


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