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Health and Nutrition coordinator
Alsalam Organization for Rehabilitation and Development
 Section/Unit: Program
 Supervisor: Program Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: one year will be extended according the fund availability
 Closing Date: 29 Sept 2022


Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the health and nutrition coordinator will coordinate and implement Health and Nutrition interventions and support the field officers in the implementation of health and nutrition activities. The Health and Nutrition Coordinator is expected to contribute in building sustainable interventions in promoting integration of nutrition services into the health services package, provides technical assistance and support for program /project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of program/project activities, including data analysis, progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building,

 Duties and responsibilities:

Technical Responsibilities: 

  • Implement assigned Health and nutrition activities in line with international standards and best practices. 
  • Plan, implement and monitor day-to-day Health and nutrition activities as part of AORDís Program Team.  
  • Conduct Health and nutrition needs and vulnerability assessments. 
  • Lead the prioritization of the most vulnerable individuals for service using agreed vulnerability criteria. 
  • Ensure the provision of effective Health and nutrition services. 
  • Identify individuals with special needs and provide specialized assistance. 
  • Collaborate with relevant partners to develop and maintain Health and nutrition mechanisms. 
  • Develop and contribute to the development of training materials on Health and nutrition issues. 
  • Contribute in the development of guidelines on AORDís specific activities 
  • Undertake analysis and assessments of Health and nutrition issues  
  • Implement capacity building plans for individualsí staff and teams, including delivery of trainings and on the job coaching and mentoring 
  • Support in the orientation of, beneficiaries, duty-bearers and other stakeholders in basic Health and nutrition concepts.


Project Monitoring and Evaluation: 

  • Monitor Health and nutrition trends, needs in AORDís areas of intervention, and recommend activities and responses for AORDís and other agencies. 
  • Analyse disaggregated Health and nutrition related data as a means to inform programming and response activities.  
  • Regularly monitor the projectís Health and nutrition activities and provide feedback for ensuring activities is responsive, and contextually and culturally appropriate. 
  • Assisting in developing and conducting assessments, mid-term and end of project reports and evaluations.  
  • Ensure AORDís accountability commitments are mainstreamed into all Health and nutrition activities.
  • Participate and represent AORD in all Health and nutrition forums that contribute to shaping of Health and nutrition agenda. 

Report Writing and Documentation: 

  • Prepare programme status reports required for management and donors, budget review, programme analysis, regular reports, etc.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all project activities including means of verification, assessments and case studies. 
  • Contribute to the development of project proposal and concept notes. 

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Job Requirement (Knowledge, Experience and skills)

Training/ Education:

Degree in Public Health/Nutrition or Advanced University Degree in Social Sciences or related technical field

Technical specific knowledge /skills:

  • Knowledge in Health and Nutrition systems. 
  • Experience in nutrition and hygiene promotion, work with local communities, children and vulnerable people, experience in community mobilization and participation. 
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in health and nutrition project.
  • Proven experience in capacity building, health and nutrition soft activities or similar activities.
  • Reporting capacity, organized and rigorous personality, availability/learning capacity
  • Ability to work in a team, interpersonal qualities, and diplomacy, flexible with respect to job priority.
  • Good knowledge of INGOs and donor agencies procedure, guidelines, and intervention in the country.
  • Strong communication skills, used to speak in front of an audience and able to work dynamically with children and adult
  • Experience in community mobilization and participation
  • Availability/ Capacity to learn
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Fluent in Arabic and excellent English 
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Physical Environment and Demands:

Office based in Khartoum with regular visits to the field 


Level of Contact with Children: 

high interaction

Child Protection: 

 Demonstrate commitment to AORDís child protection policy though implementing the policy fully, and report any actual or potential risk situations following the reporting procedures, being aware of abuse and risks to children, being vigilant, becoming familiar with the CPP, and preventing abuse/protect children.

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