Cash Officers at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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.

Job Title: Cash Officer


  • Cash Officer will directly report to Cash Deputy Program Manager and will play a key role in implementing the PROTECT IDP response in North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • From 2015 to 2017, ACF will implement a multi-sectoral emergency response program to support IDPs in settlement and camps, and most vulnerable host households in a bid to contribute to the eradication of extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Northern Nigeria.


  • Provide support to the Cash Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully.
  • Facilitate program coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the FSL activities.
  • Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improve FSL/Cash Base Interventions knowledge, attitudes and practices.
  • Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups.
  • Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Cash team.


  • Bachelors Degree or Higher Diploma in Accountancy and Food Security related field e.g. Agronomics, Agriculture, Animal health, Agricultural engineering, Development Studies etc.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Previous experience with Cash, food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Three years relevant work experience.
  • Capacity to supervise a team.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.
  • Commitment to ACF mission, values and policy.


  • Previous experience managing cash based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers).
  • Previous team management and activity planning experience.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Previous experience with ACF.
  • Previous donor programming experience (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, SIDA).
  • Analytical capacity.
  • Good relational qualities.
  • Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural/animal health production systems.
  • Good knowledge of implementing projects.
  • Capacity to write high quality reports.

Location: Maiduguri

Closing Date
30th December, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application by email to:


  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line, For example, “Cash Officer - Borno”
  • Also note that applications will be processed on "First Come First Served" basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered. 
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.


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