Save the Children

Nutrition Assistant

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Job Description

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant
Job Id: sav-01813
Location: Borno


Responsibilities

  • Ensure quality of nutrition screening for children under-5 conducted by Community Nutrition Mobilizers in target Communities.
  • Provision of Outreach OTP Services in target communities together with the outreach team.
  • Ensure quality of IYCF counselling sessions provided during Support group meeting.
  • With support from the Nutrition Officer, ensure quality cooking food demonstration sessions are conducted in Project supported Communities.
  • Build capacity of CNMs and Mother Leaders by providing on-the-job training on CMAM and IYCF.
  • Support Project level nutrition assessment/surveys as approved by Donor.
  • Support quality data collection of activities conducted in the Communities.
  • Promote increasing awareness of appropriate nutrition behaviours in project communities by ensuring behaviour change materials are visible in FFP supported communities and health facilities.
  • Support the development of case studies and success stories from programme implementation.

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    Other Requirements

    Requiremetnts, Skills & Behaviours (SCI Values in Practice)
    Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

    • Degree in Nutrition, Health, Public Health or any related fields.
    • Experience of working in Nutrition programme.
    • Familiarity with the Humanitarian context.
    • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Fluent in English, Hausa and Kanuri/Shuwa
    • Acceptable IT Skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Accountability:

    • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
    • Works closely and constructively with many colleagues at all levels and across cultures, influencing effectively while having little formal authority and to hold peers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities.
    • Sensitivity to the needs of a range of stakeholders and able to balance conflicting interests to create shared goals.
    • A proactive and flexible approach to work.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
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    About Save the Children
    Save the Children works in 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.Save the Children has had a permanent presence in Nigeria since 2001, and is today a stron...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    September 20, 2017
    Offer Type
    fulltime
    Location
    Borno
    Salary Range
    N0.00 - N0.00K
    Deadline
    September 24, 2017
    Specialization
    Medical/ Health
    Industries
    NGO / International Agencies
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