Nutrition Officer

Job Description

Title: Nutrition Officer

Company Name: A Reputed National NGO

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Moulvibazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in Nutrition. Alternatively, any relevant discipline of nutrition related subject from recognized institution/Social Sciences. Candidates with academic background with Nutrition, Applied Nutrition will be considered with higher priority.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Suchana: Ending the Cycle of Malnutrition in Bangladesh project is led by Save the Children with the support of DFID and the EU. The Nutrition Officer will work under guidance of CNRS`s team at Upazila level. S/he will be responsible to coordinate with Upazila and Union Coordinators to implement the core set of nutrition interventions of Suchana. S/he will work with Upazila team, draw the plan for quality monitoring, supportive supervision to SCMs/FFs, conduct capacity building and skills on nutrition specific activities, and on the job training of MOH&FW frontline staffs following GoB partnership with Suchana.
∎ Project: Suchana
∎ Job Location: Any Upazila of Moulvibazar District.
∎ Joining Date: June 01, 2022

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Prepare monthly plan as per DIP/AIP of nutrition specific interventions and share with Upazila Coordinator/Union coordinator, and Technical Manager-Nutrition (SCI)
∎ Coordinate with Upazila and Union team to promote common messages embedded into SBCC strategy through different nutrition specific interventions courtyard meeting, cooking & feeding demonstrations, household counseling and training sessions
∎ Plan, coordinate on the capacity building on the nutrition specific topics as per AIP/DIP in consultation with Upazila Coordinators and IP-PC and Suchana Nutrition team (SCI)
∎ Identify and facilitates use of local resources in routine project implementation
∎ Able to analyze the union/upazila level data/report and share the output to feed into planning process for effective implementation of nutrition specific activities
∎ Facilitate training sessions in union and upazila for the Implementation Partner (IP) staffs, 1st line supervisors of MOH&FW as follow on of CBT.
∎ Conduct training session for the Upazila/Union level staff on nutrition
∎ Provide on the job training (OJT) through close supervision of nutrition specific interventions (like Courtyard session, GMP session, HH visit) by SCMs/FFs through frequent field visits and use of checklists as part of the structured supervision framework
∎ Monitor nutrition-specific activities using structured checklist, ensure use of IEC materials by FF/SCMs, and share findings during monthly meeting of SCMs/FFs and Upazila level.
∎ Ensure nutrition equipment/logistics/supplies are available with SCMs and in CCs, and are properly utilized
∎ Monitor progress on SAM and MAM follow-up according to guideline
∎ Coordinate with MOH&FW at Upazila to participate in the monthly meeting to share plan and results on NNS service package, supply chain of nutrition logistics and supervision plan
∎ Facilitate joint monitoring visits along with MOH&FW to the Community Clinics, UH&FWCs and community outreach centres to provide support for the delivery of NNS service package from the primary tiers of service delivery points.
∎ Organize Supportive Supervision visits from 1st line supervisors as a follow up on CBT training in unions and upazila
∎ Visit UHC's SAM unit and work closely to ensure adherence and compliance of national SAM guideline and management of SAM cases in facility and inpatient reporting.
∎ Any other task as assigned by respective management.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 3-4 years' working experiences in the implementation on maternal, child, adolescent nutrition, WASH related programs at field.
∎ Skills in adult learning and training following design and developing training modules
∎ Knowledge on public health and nutrition programming particularly SBCC and Maternal Infant Young Child Nutrition.
∎ Capacity to prepare training curriculum in health & nutrition
∎ Facilitation of training courses
∎ Strong interpretation skills and working experiences in large team with limited resources.
∎ Having non-discriminatory and gender-sensitive perception
∎ To protect children in connection
∎ Willingness and ability to drive motorcycle in the field as and when required and should have a valid driving license
∎ Efficient computer literacy (especially MS Office applications)

Salary: Tk. 40000 (Monthly)

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 9 May 2022
∎ A Reputed National NGO

Category: NGO/Development

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