Nutrition Supervisor

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Job Description

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 Supervisor

Location
: Yusufari, Yunusari & Nguru in Yobe State
Position Type: Regular
Duration: 4 months (extendable)
Slots: 2 per location

Key Responsibilities

  • S/he will be required to demonstrate strong competencies in operational leadership, coordination and management of assistance programs for (BSFP) for children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) technical sectors as well as capacity building support in Borno State CARE project. Additionally, the Nutrition Supervisor will be tasked to monitor and evaluate nutrition Assistant on programs against CARE standards and indicators including data collection and monitoring of programme impact. In collaboration with other INGOs.
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to Joint Assessment Missions (JAMs), nutrition surveys, food security assessments as well as implementation of the joint assessments (JAM) and nutrition survey recommendations.
  • The Nutrition Supervisor will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE standards to this end, the nutrition supervisor will also provide guidance to LGA partners on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level.
  • The Nutrition Supervisor 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 Nutrition. Proven ability to lead and coordinate the elaboration and implementation of operational plans, assistance operational frameworks, overall operational strategies and standard operating procedures are to be clearly manifested from previous work experience.
  • The nutrition Supervisor 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
    Minimum years of experience

    2

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    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
    • 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:

    • Fraud
    • 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: 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
    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. CARE began work in Nigeria in 2017, in response to the emergency crises between Boko Haram insurgency and the military counterinsurgency that has led to more than 20,000 people killed and led to the abduction of over 4000 women and girls. Now in its ninth year, the situation in the NE remains e...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    August 31, 2018
    Offer Type
    Contract
    Experience
    Minimum of 2years
    Location
    Yobe
    Deadline
    September 7, 2018
    Specialization
    Hospitality / Food Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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