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Health and Nutrition Officer
Care International Switzerland

CARE is an organization driven by its mission to overcome poverty and social injustice. CARE International Switzerland (CIS) in Sudan is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.  We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.  CIS and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights. CIS is seeking a strategic, innovative, and problem-solving professional to take up an exciting challenge in the capacity of  Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator who not only align with our values, but also want to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovative ideas and deliver results.

 Duty Station: Kassala (Require travelling to Other CIS Sub Offices)
 Gross Monthly Salary: USD 834.65
 Grade Level: D
 No. of Post: 1
 Closing Date: 11 Sept 2019


Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, the Health and Nutrition officer will be in charge of CARE’s Health and Nutrition program implementation in Kassala State. The officer is responsible for supporting all CARE’s health and nutrition activities within Kassala state. The Health and Nutrition Officer is responsible for providing guidelines, technical support and strategic direction to other Health and Nutrition staffs under his/her supervision, seconded staffs from the ministry of health and partner field officers/assistants. The Health and Nutrition Officer will assume overall responsibility for health and nutrition related reporting requirements and ensuring that the program’s Health/Nutrition Information System (HIS system) is accurate and meets the reporting needs. The Officer will have strong analytical skills, and s/he will suggest practical strategies for responding to changes in the operating environment as well as maintaining a focus on longer term objectives.


 Duties and responsibilities:

· Implementing CARE’s Health and Nutrition activities (45%)

· Coordination (10%) by Ensure the Health and Nutrition projects are implemented integrated with other CARE projects .

· Supervise the seconded staffs working at the different health and nutrition facilities including the stabilization center  (10%) Assessment (10%) in collaboration with other team members, the health and nutrition officer undertakes detail project specific need assessments, prepares reports and analyses, budget estimates in response to emerging emergencies throughout the state and forward to supervisor for review

· M&E and reporting (10%)

· Contribute to the Success of CIS Partnership Approach

· Uphold CARE Values and contribute to CIS shared priorities

· Any other assignment  related to the job



 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Successful Applicants will have:

· BSc in medicine, public health, nutritional Sciences or other related fields

· Minimum of 3 years’ experience in implementing integrated health and nutrition programs; an international NGO or equivalent experience with national organizations with management responsibilities

· Demonstrate analytical and conceptual skills to plan projects, timetable agreed activities and oversee staff activities

· Strong communication & interpersonal skills; comfortable engaging in dialogue with a range of actors including communities leaders and other community structures, government departments, local authorities, CBOs and other NGOs.

· Good communication skills (verbal and written) in both Arabic and English; Ability to write reports in both English and Arabic

· Good team player, flexible and capable of working with a multi-national Sub Office and Country team

· Ability and willingness to travel to locations outside base station to program operational areas and live in sometime basic conditions.

· Excellent computer skills – Microsoft word, power point and excel

· Experience in engaging the community and community mobilization

· Ability to work with minimum supervision.

· Willing to work with the disadvantaged / vulnerable people under stress and in difficult situation

· Fluent in both Arabic and English languages in order to write reports and translate documents



Interested candidates who fulfill the above requirements are requested to  drop the CVs  with cover letter, supporting documents (any educational certificate from outside Sudan must be certified by Ministry of Higher Education) and names, addresses and contacts  of three professional non-relative referees (one of the referee being a former or current supervisor) at:  HAC   Labour  Office , Kassala  -and to :  SDNrecruitment@care.org on or  before 11th September 2019


Please note the following:

  • Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview.
  • Please write the position applied for at the top right hand corner of the envelope.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women to apply.


CARE International Switzerland (CIS)

We seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security







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