Radio Operators 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: Radio Operator


  • This Position is created in the Logistics department to ease the communication link between all ACF bases country wide, between driver vehicles and the bases, between driver vehicles themselves and with security operatives if need be.
  • The position of the radio operator is of high essence especially in situations where other means of communication are down.

To Perform Radio operator duties and responsibilities Which includes:

  • Be focal point for VHF and HF communication between the base and teams on field missions according to needs and SOPs.
  • Monitor the ACF frequencies and clear them from non-authorized users.
  • Keep the radio logbook (location, date and hour of important messages or events) as indicated on SOPs.
  • Transmit / relay messages between teams / ACF Nigeria bases when signal is low.
  • Take messages and transmit them to the appropriate person in the office.
  • Dispatch according to the needs and register the loan of VHF radio handsets
  • Ensure all security advisories from the field co are immediately relayed to the staff and immediately report sensitive/security related matters to the supervisor or Field Coordinator.
  • Report any disrespect of SOPs from any staff/team to the Field Coordinator.
  • Training new staff/visitors on the use of VHF and HF radios.
  • Ensure all VHF/HF base and hand held stations are in good working condition. - Ensure maintenance of all equipment : batteries, acid, connections, tosm├Ętre.


  • Completed Secondary education in an accredited academic institution.
  • Minimum two years of relevant professional experience on office operation/assistance and related experiences.
  • Good knowledge and working experience with HF and VHF Radios.
  • Flexible in terms of working hours
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Previous experience in INGO at the same level of position.
  • Knowledge about radio installation/basic maintenance, electricity or any technical field.

Location: Monguno, Maiduguri, Borno

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, or on the application envelope. For example, “Radio Operator - 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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