CARE International is recruiting for contract Nutrition Officer.
Care International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Nutrition Officer
Location: Damaturu, Yobe Position Type: Regular Duration: 4 months (extendable)
Assist the Program Manager to manage, train and develop the Nutrition team on nutrition screening and distribution
Schedule the daily activities for Nutrition Community Mobilizers regarding screening, referral and follow up of SAM and MAM child under 5 years old.
Ensure that Nutrition Data are reliable and correct
Implement Infant Young Child Feeding messaging and care group mother model in both LGAs
Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
Assist partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting partners in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports per established reporting schedule.
Collect information on staff capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact.
Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
Any other task assigned by supervisor
May represent CARE Nigeria in humanitarian coordination meetings, taskforces, clusters and technical working groups that are related to nutrition in emergency and recovery/resilience context.
Given the stressful nature of Yobe security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the Nutrition Officer will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds.
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications & Experience
University degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health or related field,
At least 4 years of postgraduate professional experience in nutrition, public health, development, or food aid support
Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis.
Technical Skills & Knowledge
Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health
Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet and nutrition/public health software
Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan
Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Conditions By submitting your Application for this position you agreed to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to:
Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse
Application Closing Date 7th September, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indicate clearly in the subject line of the email the position you are applying for and the location (in Caps)
Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it
CARE strongly encourage women to apply
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
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About Care International
Headquarters:1219 Chatelaine (Geneva) Switzerland
CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental.&...Know More about Care International
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