PHP & NFI Assistant

Company Overview

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.


Title: PHP & NFI Assistant

Location:  Maiduguri, Borno State

Starting date: As soon as possible

Direct Line Manager: PHP & NFI Officer

Objective 1

Assist the PHP & NFI Officer in context assessment and developing materials for hygiene promotion.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in conducting home visits and visits to the community (schools, Health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in terms of hygiene, sanitation and use of water.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in preparing training modules for the promotion of hygiene in the communities.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences: songs, role games, meetings, training courses.
  • Assist Identify targeted partners within the communities: schools, hospitals, clinics, etc.

Objective 2

Carry out safe hygiene promotion and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Organize hygiene promotion awareness raising sessions.
  • Mobilize communities to adopt safe hygiene practices as promoted by the project (latrine construction, hand-washing facilities, environmental cleanliness.)
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in conducting training sessions for the community workers and/or targeted populations.
  • Write weekly activity reports.

Objective 3

Assist the PHP & NFI Officer to carry out NFI distribution.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in the process of beneficiaries’ selection to receive NFI assistance.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer in beneficiary registration.
  • Assist the PHP & NFI officer to distribute NFI kits to registered beneficiaries.



PHP & NFI Officer: Technical hierarchical relationship – exchange of information, collaboration, coordination.


  • Local governmental and non-governmental partners: As directed by PHP & NFI Officer exchange of information, coordination, training, assessment of technical feasibilities.
  • Local representatives of international aid organisations: As directed by the PHP & NFI Officer exchange of information.


Minimum of National Diploma in Public Health or Health related field.



  • Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization
  • Motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive
  • 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa and English.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.


  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and the local economy.
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.


The deadline for this position is Monday, April 1, 2019.

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