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Job Readvertisement:Nutrition Specialist (under contract) Organization MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Level 3.II Reports To Sector M&E and Report Specialist Lead Office
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 14/Aug/2017
Job Description
•Coordinate nutrition interventions, and conduct assessment and design of Food and Nutrition program to prevent malnutrition; •Monitor the implementation of key decisions related to nutrition and provide capacity for the sector; •Monitor to ensure that all districts have a district plan to eliminate malnutrition; •Supervise the development or adaptation of technical and training manuals and curricula and ensuring high quality capacity-building of implementers and other stakeholders in key nutrition area; •Support Food and Nutrition sector programs monitoring, evaluation, planning and reporting processes, by supervising the development of tools that can facilitate effective implementation and quality of nutrition activitiesand provide guidance on priority actions to be taken. •Review, provide input and endorse Food and Nutrition strategic plan and advise the Ministry of Health on technical mattersincluding key policy decisions, and all other necessary inputs to successful nutrition outcomes; •Supervise and support keeping accurate and up-to-date records of all Food and Nutrition Program documents, resources, lessons and good practices, and facilitate their circulation and use within the MOH, across the partnership and with partners; •Facilitate the introduction of new, innovative practices, methodologies or concepts in Food and Nutrition Programs in the country. •Pursue and develop meaningful and formal partnerships with Government, UN agencies, NGO’s, research institutions and other community stakeholders that participate in Food and Nutrition Programs •Supervise the implementation of combined interventions to combat malnutrition across the country. •Review and analyse nutrition reportsfrom allDistricts and provide the feedback on regular basis •Through collaboration with Nutrition secretariat within MINALOC, RBC and social cluster, coordinate all nutrition interventions. •Support in the collection and monitoring of all M&E activities under all Health Nutrition projects; this includes reviewing data collection tools, supervising and/or compiling reports from the field, conducting data analysis and interpretation of findings; •Prepare routine reports, Anthropometric indicators, presentations, papers for publications, brochures and disseminate for knowledge sharing and advocating as required;
Job Profile
•Master's degree in Nutrition or Public Health with an experience of 3 years in Health related field; experience in management of Nutrition projects •Experience in monitoring and evaluation including the ability to develop and monitor nutrition Projects; Experience working with statistical software (SPSS, STATA, etc...); Familiar with anthropometric software (ENA, WHO anthro); •Excellent written and oral communication skills; •Excellent interpersonal communication skills; •Strong written and oral proficiency in English and French is required;