Nutrition Coordinator at FHI 360
April 29, 2020NGRJobsNGO Jobs in Nigeria - NGO Vacancies0
Position Title : Nutrition Coordinator Location : Maiduguri Supervisor : Response Coordinator
Project Description :
Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions
Also apply for :
Basic Function :
The nutrition coordinator is responsible for designing, overseeing and coordinating the nutrition programs, as well as liaising with various external partners.
S / he reports to head of mission, medical and nutrition advisor at headquarters level. The panel of activities in a nutrition programs includes : Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach, Assessments and surveillance interventions (nutrition surveys using ENA for SMART, coverage surveys, sentinel site, LQAS etc.
Infant and Young Child Feeding partners, Capacity building of local partners, community mobilization and research projects.
Duties and Responsibilities :
MANAGEMENT OF THE NUTRITION PROGRAM
REPRESENTATION AND INTERNAL / EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION
Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components. Ensure appropriate and timely technical support to field programs.
Ensure that project implementation adheres to the appropriate global strategy and remains technically sound. Ensure the quality of implemented technical activities and systems at all levels.
government counterparts; and implementing agencies to share information and plan collaboration.
Knowledge, skills and abilities :
Qualifications and Requirements :
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitivebenefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work / life balance.
Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself
Click here to apply.
Please click here to continue searching FHI 360’s Career Portal.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
About FHI 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.
FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years.
Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.
FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process.
If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport fhi360.org.
View More : NGO Jobs in Nigeria - NGO Vacancies
QA Software Engineer at Andela
Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation at FHI 360