Nutrition Officer
Relief International

Relief International (RI) is an international non-governmental organization US and UK based, working in the humanitarian field since 2004 in Sudan, providing emergency relief and early recovery activities to internally displaced persons (IDP) and rural communities, focusing in lifesaving health and nutrition services. RI is looking for qualified candidates to fill the vacancies mentioned herewith

 Vacancy No: 1
 Grade Level: Nutrition Manager
 No. of Post: 2
 Duty Station: North Darfur (El Fasher with regular travel to field locations)
 Closing Date: 05 Dec 2022


About RI:

Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty. Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.



The Nutrition Officer will be responsible for the daily management of Nutrition project in El Fasher with travel to field locations across North Darfur state. He/she will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of project activities, in consultation with the Nutrition and Health Manager(s) and Nutrition Technical Coordinator, as well as monitoring the technical implementation.


 Duties and responsibilities:


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, and provide technical and management assistance in all nutrition interventions, particularly in establishing and maintaining community-based therapeutic and supplementary feeding programs and IYCF activities.
  • Supervise staff and operations of community outreach workers and promotion of IYCF messaging
  • Conduct evaluation and appraisal of staff as is required
  • Conduct trainings to build the capacity of staff and community in management of severe and moderate malnutrition
  • Together with the field team, develop project work plans that are communicated with the office 
  • Lead nutrition team in planning and implementing nutrition outreach and assessment; identify cases for admission to feeding centers operated by other partners
  • Identify areas where nutritional interventions are appropriate and assist in securing resources through developing competitive proposals to donors.
  • Compile and submit activity reports including statistical and narrative analysis 
  • Manage stock levels of all the supplies and equipment; request and transport supplies in a timely manner with assistance of logistician; prepare and submit stock reports
  • Liaise with other RI programs, other implementing partners and local authorities for proper collaboration and coordination of activities



  • Liaise with the State MoH on issues of capacity building and support in the design of nutrition policies and the implementation of evidence-based activities the State level
  • Coordinate with the State Nutrition Directorate department on nutrition issues on monthly meeting and supportive supervision’s
  • Perform additional tasks as required



Internal: Nutrition Manager, Nutrition Technical Coordinator, Operations teams (HR, Finance and Logistics) 

External: Local level government, local and international NGOs and UN Agencies in field locations, as well as at state level 




  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Relief International values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Relief International, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks 


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency 


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Public Health or with over 4 years’ experience in nutrition programming in humanitarian settings.    
  • Experience working with community mobilization and integrated interventions 
  • Program Management experience
  • Previous report writing experience
  • Computer literate
  • Leadership and supervision


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic
  • Fluency in English required 

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability



To apply: Please, submit your CV, work certificates, qualification, a telephone contact number and two professional references, online through closing date: 05.12.2022, at 14:00 

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview. To find out more about Relief International please visit our website at


Apply Now

Copyright (c), 2006-2022. All rights reserved