Enterprise Development Assistant at Action Against Hunger


Enterprise Development Assistant at Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Enterprise Development Assistant

Location: Monguno, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Reporting to: Enterprise Development Officer
Proposed start date: June 2022
Job Categorty: Programmes – FSL
Level: Entry Level

Job Description

  • We are currently looking to fill the role of Enterprise Development Assistant who will be responsible for supporting the Enterprise Development Officer in the implementation of the Livelihoods/IGA component of the FSL Project funded by BHA.
  • The role holder will have direct contact and liaison with beneficiaries, vendors, community/ local leaders, local government representatives, and other stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Enterprise Development Officer in the coordination of livelihood/IGA activities;
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization, and sensitization;
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion to encourage community ownership over livelihoods activities being implemented;
  • Collect information on a regular basis to enable surveillance to ensure the BHA project implementation is achieving the expected result;
  • Support regular Market assessments to determine feasible IGAs;
  • Collect and document relevant information from the field to facilitate learning and inform key program decisions with the support of the Enterprise Development Officer;
  • Support the M&E team in planning, collections, and management of key program data such as price monitoring, proxy-update, etc;
  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for successful targeting and registration of beneficiaries for the cash & voucher-based food assistance interventions;
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about organization and project objectives and activities with support from SEMA, IOM camp managers, Community Volunteers, traditional leaders, and other key stakeholders;
  • Support the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the project reaches only the most vulnerable households.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Economics, Business Management, Accounting or related field e.g. Agric Economics, Agriculture, Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience or training in relevant concepts.
  • Basic skills in record keeping, budget, and project management.
  • Experience in managing and working with enumerators.
  • Experience in Cash, IGA, FSL, and VSLA.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Willingness and ability to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English languages.
Starting Gross Basic Salary / Benefits

  • NGN183,056 per month (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
Application Closing Date
25th May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • This is an emergency recruitment and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.
  • Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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