Addis Ababa


Context:In Ethiopia, based in Borena and Sekota

Length of contract: 8 months starting from the 1st of November 2015

The position:Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, you will be responsible to**carry out a study on causes of under-nutrition.**

More precisely, you will be in charge to:

  • Conduct a Nutrition Causal Analysis following the ACF – NCA guidelines (prior training on the guidelines will be conducted at ACF Paris HQ).

­ Explaining the methodology and study plan of action to the ACF coordination team, as well as to the field teams

­ Ensure the participation of the ACF team to the NCA study

­ Discuss and define with ACF team an action plan based on the findings and recommendations of the NCA

  • Manage the Team

­ Identify human resource requirements for the study

­ Participate in the recruitment of its team with the HR HoD

­ Supervise and manage its direct employees

­ Train its team to NCA survey methodology

­ Promote respect for the ACF Charter and prevent fraud and power abuse.

­ Conduct performance evaluation & leave references for each team member

  • Communicate on the NCA

­ Keep informed the NCA head of project at headquarters from the beginning of the study

­ Produce an executive summary of the final NCA report

­ Ensure the publication of the study

­ Prepare and publish an article about the study for ACF

­ Support the advocacy work of the mission

  • Represent and liaise with the authorities, the UN, NGOs and local partners

­ Facilitate coordination meetings in link with NCA

­ Represent ACF at local, regional or national level in collaboration with the Country Director and / or the field coordinator and liaise with UN agencies, national and international NGOs and governments

  • Contribute to ACF capitalization and contribute to the improvement of the NCA methodology

­ Develop recommendations / advice for the implementation of the NCA methodology through a brief mission report and a debriefing with the NCA head of project at HQ.

­ Contribute to the capitalization of the field tools used for the NCA.

The applicant:You hold a graduate or post-graduate degree in anthropology or sociology. You have a proven experience in NCA and have demonstrated skills in applied research in particular qualitative research, writing and analytical skills. Complementary skills in understanding of malnutrition would be an advantage. A previous experience in Coordination with several stakeholders will be appreciated.

You are recognised for your excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You have mastery of data management and data analysis software such as ENA, EPIDATA or SPSS.

You have capacity to work and live in isolated setting for a few weeks.

Proficiency in written and spoken English is compulsory.

Familiarity with ACF and acceptance of ACF principles will be a plus


Gross monthly salary ranging from €1805 to €2305 depending on relevant experience

Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year

Pre departure training, at the HQ in Paris (1 to 2 weeks)

To apply, please visit our website : http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/1159/A-Nutritional-Causal-Analysis-Expert/

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: ACF - Action against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2015-10-02

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