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Nutrition Officer
Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organization that strives for a world free from poverty, fear, and oppression. We deliver life-saving and life-changing interventions to the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. From rapid emergency response to innovative development programming, we go to the hardest to reach places to make sure that no-one is left behind.


 Salary Range: USD 533 USD 679
 Liaise with: Wash Officers, Food Security and Livelihood Officer and State Ministry of Health staff.
 Section/Unit: Programme
 Grade Level: D
 Supervisor: Health and Nutrition Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: South Kordofan Gadeer, Talodi and Elleri
 Duration: 11 Months renewable based on the availability of funds
 Closing Date: 25 July 2021

 
 Background:

 

The Nutrition Officer- The Nutrition Program Officer will be responsible for supporting all nutrition activities for Concern Worldwide supported OTPs,TSFPs and SCs facilities and catchment communities in South  Kordofan in Gadeer, Talodi and ElLeri Localities . Responsibilities will include day to day supports to Nutrition activities in the OTPs, TSFPs and SCs and their catchment communities, monitoring of activities, report making, coordination with other sectors and government authorities.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Technical support and Management

  • Work closely with the Area Manager and  Health & Nutrition Coordinator to ensure  integration and implementation of the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and optimal Infant and Child Feeding (IYCF) component of the nutrition program into the Primary Healthcare Program (RH-ANC and PNC, EPI, HE) in Concern  supported health facilities. and efficiently
  • Ensure adherence to the current SAM management protocols in OTP/TSFP sites
  • Help with activity verification and monitoring (stock and program quality) at supported facilities to ensure smooth, high-quality program implementation
  • Facilitate coordination meetings, advocacy meetings and awareness raising sessions at the community level, together with community health promoters
  • Assist the Roving Health & Nutrition Coordinator to prepare project teams weekly and monthly work plans.
  • Collect and compile project data regularly to submit to the Roving Health & Nutrition Coordinator, including case studies, success stories and photographs of facilities.
  • Provide regular updates on Nutrition supplies and routine medicines stock and request as needed.
  • Attend external meetings if/when assigned to represent  Concern Worldwide
  • Improve the quality of CMAM services delivered at supported facilities throughout the state through priority setting, on-job training, and continuous monitoring.
  • Ensure program targets are met using indicator / activity tracking table
  • Ensure the adherence of CMAM protocols at the targeted facilities.
  • Take lead in the planning and execution of training programs for Concern and SMOH nutrition staff.
  •  Provide support supervision and on job training of the nutrition teams.
  • Ensure the community based activities such as nutrition screening, health education and defaulter tracing are done properly
  • Take lead in the planning and execution of training programs for Concern and SMOH staff.
  •  Provide support supervision and on job training of the nutrition teams.

 

Coordination and Representation

  • Do active networking with nutrition stakeholders such as SMoH, WHO, WFP and UNICEF.
  • Participate in the nutrition coordination meetings at state level and represent Concern in technical meetings as needed.
  • Represent Concern in technical nutrition missions conducted by stakeholders and UN agencies.

 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Take a lead role in the regular monitoring of the South Kordofan nutrition programs in Gadeer, Taloudi and  ElLeri Locality and provide regular supportive supervision to Nutritionfacilities.
  • Responsible for collection, collation and dissemination of data from the Concern supported OTP,TSFPs and SCs facilities.
  • Facilitate learning, documentation and sharing of experience/learning of CMAM and IYCF within the operation areas.
  • Contribute to the development of programme database and maintain statistical database of programme figures for all the program sites.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports highlighting programme achievement, challenges and plans and submit them to the his/her line managers on regular and timely manner.
  • Compile information collected from various programme areas to produce monthly narrative reports.

 

Other Duties:

  • Perform any other duties as directed/ or requested by the line managers.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Qualification skills and Experience

  • Should have degree in Nutrition, Public health or Nursing   with 2 years’ experience.
  • Experience in community based nutrition programme
  • Experience in needs assessments, surveillance, surveys, and information management
  • Experience in training, supervision and management of staff
  • Excellent computer skills especially word, excel, and power point. 
  • Ability to communicate and write reports in English is required.
  • Knowledge and experience of humanitarian work is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of policies and guidelines pertaining to the health and nutrition sectors in Sudan is required. 
  • Ability to travel to field locations with rough roads and extreme weather conditions.

Competencies

Essential Character

Essential Skills

Preferred competencies:

  • Personal integrity
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Understanding Others
  • Managing Impact
  • Development Orientation
  • Effective Communication
  • Thoroughness
  • Language Skills (English and Arabic)
  • Planning and organising
  • Presentation
  • Research
  • Training and Facilitation
  • Writing Skills (English and Arabic)
  • Relationship building Skills
  • Partnership management
  • Capacity building
  • Proposal development
  • M&E systems design
  • Integrated programming
  • Data processing
  • Flexibility

<span rgb(255,="" 0,="" 0);"="">To apply : Please submit a cover letter , CV detailing your experience skills and qualifications, your experience and educational certificates, ID, Birth Certificate, National Number, Contact details for two professional references to Sudan Job  Website or Kadugli Labor Office.


Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies.

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s

 

Core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

 

To apply : Please submit a cover letter , CV detailing your experience skills and qualifications, your experience and educational certificates, ID, Birth Certificate, National Number, Contact details for two professional references to Sudan Job  Website.

 

 

 

 

 








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