Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation Dedicated to work with the world's poorest people to transform their lives.

Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the following positions under the Emergency Nutrition Intervention Project for the Rohingya Refugees in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. 

IYCF-E COUNSELLOR (2 POSTS): The IYCF-E Counsellor is responsible for counselling mothers and caregivers of children 0-23 months in Teknaf. She will be responsible for age specific counselling and referral for the targeted area which impact on the lives of the extreme poor and results in lasting positive change.

Duty Station: Teknaf
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy
Contract Duration: up to 31 August 2019

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensuring that the IYCF-E counselling implementation plan is developed jointly with the team and delivered timely and effectively to ensure improvement in the nutrition status of the project participants beyond project end.
  • To facilitate effective counselling to beneficiaries to bring positive change in their infant feeding practices with the minimum resources towards achieving objective.
  • Ensuring support to beneficiaries when required.
  • Supporting volunteers to screen and identify mothers of children 0-23 months with breastfeeding difficulties and non-breastfed infants.
  • Counseling mothers to ensure proper breastfeeding practices.
  • Counseling mothers and caretakers to ensure proper infant and young child feeding practices.
  • Supporting the referral of visibly severely wasted children 0-5 months for inpatient care.
  • Leading activities for IYCF-E in the Mother Baby Spaces.
  • Working with volunteers to expand the reach of the counselling activities.
  • Ensuring quality of IYCF-E sensitization provided by volunteers during house to house visits.
  • Perform house to house visits to especially vulnerable infants.
  • Participating actively in team planning and other meetings, working to set common objectives and goals and striving to ensure these are successfully achieved.
  • Ensuring the participation in monthly reporting and other relevant reporting within project areas that could contribute to bring effective result at project level, including preparing weekly IYCF-E report
  • Enabling 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 organization.
  • Ensuring the best practices are captured, documented and disseminated at project level and programme level
  • Ensuring timely production of quality reports for Nutrition Project Coordinator on project outcomes
  • Ensure documentation of lessons learnt and best practices within the implementation of the BSFP/ TSFP
  • Orient team members on the Complaint Response Mechanism (CRM) within Concern Worldwide’s programming
  • Be aware of, understand and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures (P4, finance, logistics, HR, security management etc.)
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Country Director or the line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • HSC and equivalent. Bachelor’s/Master’s will be preferred
  • At least 3-5 years progressively responsible work experience in the area of IYCF.
  • Experience with community mobilization.
  • Experience in working with team and governments.
  • Have good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes.
  • Female required, as will provide one to one counselling on breastfeeding.

Job Description: Click here to download

Notice: Due to the urgent requirement to fill the position, we are also reviewing applications from different external sources and interviewing regularly. We may offer the job to the selected candidate before the closing date of application and selected candidates nee to join within a short notice.

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email your updated CV with photograph and National ID/Birth Certificate  to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

Closing Date of Application: 08 November 2018

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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