Community Nutrition Supervisor

Job Description

Title: Community Nutrition Supervisor

Company Name: Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum Bachelor's degree in nutrition and food science from any reputed university

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) started its journey in 1988 with a noble vision to stand in solidarity with the poor and marginalized. Being a peoples` centered organization, ESDO envisioned for a society which will be free from inequality and injustice, a society where no child will cry from hunger and no life will be ruined by poverty. About three decades of relentless efforts to make this happen, ESDO has embraced new grounds and opened up new horizons to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable people bring meaningful and lasting changes in their lives. During this long span, ESDO has adapted to the changing situation and provided the most time-bound services, especially for the poor and disadvantaged. A community-focused and people-centered approach has been adopted by ESDO, while consideration was given to the national policy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its guiding principle. ESDO is one of the most dynamic organizations expanding its development interventions across 331 Upazilas under 51 districts of Bangladesh, covering over 10 million poor and vulnerable people.
∎ As a Community Nutrition Supervisor, you will be responsible for all community mobilization related activities involving the community outreach teams charged with the bulk of the preventive nutrition interventions at the community level, as well as C-MAMI and IYCE-E. To ensure support the team to work closely with the target community including caregivers of children under five, adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, and spouses, religious and local leaders among others groups in the settlement in Cox`s Bazar. Also responsible for ensuring that home visits, tracking of defaulters, relapses, non-response, nutrition counselling and nutrition messaging among other community level activities are conducted with utmost quality as prescribed in the project design.
∎ As partnership with UNICEF & WFP, ESDO will implement the Integrated Nutrition Interventions for Malnutrition Treatment and Prevention Project at Rohingya Camp`s Cox`s Bazar district. ESDO is inviting applications from interested qualified candidates for the position.
∎ The project is continue till December 2023.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Mobilizing the Community Outreach teams to work with the target community to ensure that the
∎ Nutrition in Emergency Response Project activity is delivered with maximum efficiency and
∎ professionalism.
∎ Ensuring that the targeted community (under five, adolescent girls and pregnant and lactating women)
∎ are linked to the nutrition support Centre for services eg. Counselling, diagnosis, treatment.
∎ Supervise the implementation of effective CMAM approach specially the community outreach activities
∎ including-screening, identification, referral, follow up, listing of all the household in targeted area
∎ including the pregnant and lactating women, under five children and adolescent girls, MCG activities
∎ and mobilization of the community.
∎ Ensure the successful implementation of Infant and young child feeding practices (IYCF) and MAMI
∎ activities in the center and community level along with ECCD roll out through respective staffs and
∎ volunteers.
∎ Ensuring that volunteers are adequately trained and are regularly supporting screening and refer the
∎ SAM, MAM and at-risk children.
∎ Ensuring that the nutrition mobilization plan is developed jointly with the team and delivered timely and
∎ effectively to ensure improvement in the nutrition status of the project participants
∎ Ensure optimal community participation in the project by supporting the CFM including providing
∎ regular feedback to the community.
∎ Building rapport with the beneficiaries; to encourage them to seek help for their problems by opening
∎ up safe and comfortable space where they can express themselves and share their constraints.
∎ Liaising with other stakeholders operating in the sector within the same target area and identify
∎ competent local resources for referrals whenever necessary.
∎ Enable a friendly collaborative working culture within the team, actively sharing information and
∎ knowledge to enable the team to ensure effective learning and sharing across the team
∎ Orient team members on the Complaint Feedback Mechanism (CFM) within ESDO's programming
∎ Be aware of, understand and comply with all of ESDO's policies and procedures
∎ Reporting and documentation of performed project activities.
∎ Be aware of, understand and comply with all of ESDO's policies and procedures
∎ Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the line manager.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 45 years
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Around 1 years' progressive experience in implementation of Community nutrition programmes (For
∎ highly technical candidates, experience is considerable)
∎ Technical knowledge on Community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programming.
∎ Sound knowledge on IYCF/E, MAMI, ECCD and Growth Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) activities
∎ Having good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes will add value.
∎ Demonstrate ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines
∎ Fluency in English, both written and verbal as well as Bangla.
∎ Proficient knowledge of standard computer software if possible.

∎ Tk. 50000 (Monthly)
∎ According to the project allocation.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ According to the project allocation.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2023

Company Information:
∎ 27 Sep 2023
∎ Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO)
∎ Address : Collegepara (Gobindanagar), Thakurgaon-5100 Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development