Assistant Project Officer - Nutrition

Job Description

Title: Assistant Project Officer - Nutrition

Company Name: Concern Worldwide

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Degree or Diploma in Nutrition or Public Health related field

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract up to 31 August 2021 with possibility of extension
∎ Job Purpose: S/he will be responsible for capacity building of household level structures to create an enabling environment for adoption of the recommended maternal, infant and young child nutrition practices, for improved nutrition of pregnant and lactating women and children under 2 years.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Train Health and Nutrition Promoters on Nutrition and the Mother Care Group approach, for promotion of recommended nutrition practices at household level.
∎ Coordinate community sensitization meetings with leaders and influential persons to ensure buy in and beneficiaries trust and willingness to participate in the project
∎ Monitor performance of Health and Nutrition Promoters in the field and ensure timely performance development reviews for each of them; ensure the welfare, safety and security of the Health and Nutrition Promoters in liaison with HR and Project Officer - Nutrition.
∎ Support MEAL team in data collection for surveys and evaluations.
∎ Share weekly field activities updates with the Project Officer - Nutrition.
∎ Promote and ensure compliance with the requirements of Concern's Code of Conduct and its associated safeguarding policies and Core Humanitarian Standards of Accountability (CHS) to ensure maximum protection to programme beneficiaries, and to welcome feedback.
∎ Any other duties as specified by the Line Manager/Country Director/Emergency Director.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 1 years work experience in Nutrition or Public Health related field
∎ Experience in community nutrition, IYCF and/or mother care groups is required
∎ Good knowledge on Rohingya refugee context is required
∎ Ability to communicate fluently in Rohingya language or Chittagonian is required
∎ Experience working with older people over 60 years would be an advantage

Salary: Tk. 35394 - 45173 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Monthly Hardship Allowance of BDT 10,000/-, PF (contributory), Bonus (02), Gratuity, Group life and Hospitalisation Insurance coverages, OPD coverage, Mobile ceiling as per organisational policy

Application Deadline: 27 Feb 2021

Company Information:
∎ 22 Feb 2021
∎ Concern Worldwide

Category: NGO/Development