A Reputed National NGO

Project: Suchana

Position: Nutrition Officer (NO)

No. of Vacancies:  6

Joining Date: 1 October 2018

Suchana: Ending the Cycle of Malnutrition in Bangladesh project is led by Save the Children with the support of DFID and the EU. The position 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. S/he will liaise with MOH&FW Upazila personnel to conduct supervisory visits to observe the delivery of National Nutrition Service (NNS) package from the community clinics, outreach sites, UH&FWCs. S/he will coordinate with MOH&FW to ensure supply/replacement of equipment/logistics and timely submission of nutrition report for the selected upazila. S/he will coordinate with MOH&FW Upazila Health and Family Planning Managers, 1st line Supervisors (Health Inspector, Assistant Health Inspector and Family Planning Inspector. In addition, S/he will follow-up SAM and MAM cases at UHC/hospital and at the field.

Brief Job Description / Responsibility

  • 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
  • Skills in adult learning and training following design and developing training modules, preparing training curriculum in health & nutrition, facilitating training courses.

Job Nature:  Full-time

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
Minimum 3 years’ working experiences in the implementation on maternal, child, adolescent nutrition, WASH related programs at field. Experience in designing training plan and conduction of sessions following adult learning approach.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Knowledge on public health and nutrition programming particularly SBCC and Maternal Infant Young Child Nutrition.
  • Good communication, Facilitation and motivational skill.
  • Understanding of local cultural languages.
  • Abilities to undertake extensive travel to village level 
  • Effective computer literacy
  • Having problem solving and prompt decision making capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Having non-discriminatory and gender sensitive perception
  • Willingness and ability to drive motorcycle in the field as and when required; Valid driving license is an added advantage

Salary Range:  BDT 40,000/month (negotiable for candidates having high level of competency)

Job Location:  Any Upazilla of Moulvibazar District.

Apply Instruction

Applicants should apply to HR Manager at hiring.nngo@gmail.com  referencing “Nutrition Officer” in the subject line by 18th September, 2018. Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter stating his/her competency for the position; otherwise the application may not be considered for further processing. Applicants must enclose his/her Photograph with CV. Women are encouraged to apply. We would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet aforesaid requisite criteria, and are short listed will be contacted.