Nutrition Screener/Register

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August 31, 2018
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CARE International is recruiting for contract Nutrition Screener/Register.

Job Details

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 Screener/Register 

Location:
 Yusufari, Yunusari & Nguru - Yobe &  Dikwa, Rann & Gwoza - Borno
Position Type: Regular
Duration: 4 months (extendable)
Slots: 4 per location in Yobe, 1 per location in Borno

Key Responsibilities

  • S/he will be required to conduct sensitization and MUAC (middle upper arm circumference) screening of Pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under 5 years.
  • The nutrition screener/register will screen, tally, register and coordinate the screening of children to verify their age at the distribution point, the nutrition screener/register Additionally is required to train the Nutrition volunteers.
  • S/he will be tasked to report to the nutrition Assistant on BSFP distribution update.
  • The nutrition screener/register will collaborate with other INGOs on nutrition activities and to refer children identified with SAM and provide technical support to the nutrition assistant.
  • S/he the will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE/ standards in his or her LGA with regards to Infant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) programs.
  • The nutrition screener/register will also provide guidance to LGA partners (IYCF Groups) on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level.
  • The Nutrition Screener/register is required to possess significant experience in inter-agency coordination in management of complex field based operations and emergencies, good knowledge of program management and solid experience in technical field of BSFP.
  • The nutrition screener/register is expected to have competencies of a skillful leader in guiding and supporting staff, addressing various operational challenges, along with increasing security concerns. Given the stressful nature of Yobe security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the nutrition Supervisor will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds.

 

    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    2 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:

    Qualifications & Experience Required Education

    • University degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health or related field,
    • At least 2 years 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
    • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills
    • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
    • 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:

    • Fraud
    • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse

    Application Closing Date 
    7th September, 2018. 

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document to: ngahr@care.org

    Note

    • 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

    • Type: Nonprofit
    • 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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