Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Title: Program Officer, Adolescents’ and Women’s Health and Nutrition, Bangladesh
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Deadline for submission: May 13, 2022

About us
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team
Nutrition International’s Operations unit is a dedicated team of program implementation experts who are responsible for contributing to the overall management of NI’s field operations in Asia and Africa. This is a national position that will provide operational and technical support for Nutrition International’s adolescent and women’s health and nutrition programs in Bangladesh. This position will work under the direct supervision of the National Program Officer (NPO – AWHN) to plan, manage, monitor, and report on all aspects of the school-based and community-based adolescents and women’s health and nutrition programs.

About you
You are a mid-level public health professional and nutrition expert with extensive experience in program management or have held such roles in the past and have experience in working with development organizations in managing and implementing multiple projects to ensure high-quality programming in Bangladesh. You have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: public health, nutrition, medicine, health systems management, international development and/or a related field including medical degree. You have an excellent ability to develop internal and external partnerships and have collaborated with NGOs, UN agencies etc. or similar organizations working on public health systems and Adolescent and Women’s Health and nutrition-related programs.

About the role
In this role you will be responsible to support the National Program Officer, AWHN, Bangladesh
with the following:

  • Support advocacy to Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and other stakeholders for effective implementation and adoption of the adolescent and women’s health and nutrition program
  • Support the NPO in developing detailed implementation plans including inception and annual plans
  • Technical assurance and quality improvement of ongoing and planned program activities, as per global and national guidelines
  • Support the design and review of training modules and curricula.
  • Liaise with various departments of health, nutrition, and education to ensure streamlining supply of IFA supplements for adolescents in schools and in communities in NI’s program districts.
  • Support in the design of the BCI strategy and interventions for creating awareness.
  • Effective working relationships with relevant government officials and development partners at the national and district levels
  • Monitor all aspects of the AWHN program

What we offer
Nutrition International offers a highly competitive market pay, including health and wellness benefits, medical insurance, accidental insurance plan, flexible work hours, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays), and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.

We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description Please click on the link below to submit your application.

How to apply?
Nutrition International is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

To apply please visit: https://apply.workable.com/j/17EB17A55E

The closing date for receiving applications is May 13, 2022. Only short-listed candidates will receive an acknowledgment and will be called for personal interactions. The starting salary for this position is BDT 1,759,007 per annum.

Telephone inquiries WILL NOT be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

NI is a non-smoking work environment