Action Against Hunger Nutrition and Health Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Action Against Hunger Nutrition and Health Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are currently looking for a Nutrition & Health officer who will support the nutrition and health PM in the day-to-day implementation and completion of health project activities throughout the project life cycle.

  • This involves providing oversight and supervision of health care for health facilities ran by State and LGAs and supported by AAH.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Update tracking tool to monitor programme screening based data on acute malnutrition, collect health facility based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs.

  • Participate with M&E team in supervision of data collection for nutrition and health assessments.

  • Liaise with nutrition and health assistants for accessing community support group database, health facility database on a regular basis and updating overall health facility based activities.

  • Ensure that all health facilities/sites have adequate supplies to deliver uninterrupted health care services through identifying needs, informing line manager on regular basis.

  • Support the Nutrition and Health Programme

  • Manager in organizing LGA based coordination meeting.

  • Ensure that all children and patients visiting AAH supported health facilities are properly examined and treated according to national health and nutritional protocols and standards.

  • Identify gaps for WASH in health facilities and inform the Nutrition and Health Programme Manager on a regular basis.

  • Facilitate quarterly review meetings/workshops with respective government health managers at State/LGA level.

  • Organize training for Government nurses/midwives on CMAM, integrated management of childhood illnesses and ANC/PNC and delivery service provision in close collaboration with PM/MPM.

  • Support nutrition and health assistants on developing customized need specific guidance notes on IMCI, ANC/PNC, delivery service for on job coaching on different modules based on national protocol.

  • Regularly report and coordinate with line manager regarding challenges, issues faced in the field for timely and appropriate decision-making.

  • Ensure regular contact with MoH service providers and LGA health authorities to receive service delivery report
    in a timely manner.

  • Maintain and update database for health workers, community health workers/volunteers, trainings and share with line manager.

    Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health or other relevant qualifications with experience in Public Health and CMAM programming.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in primary health care and Nutrition program including experience in inpatient SAM treatment.

  • An excellent report-writing skill is required including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.

  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.

  • Team management experience with similar programs.

  • Ability to observe and to provide feedback on the activities.

  • Ability to manage staff according to local culture and organization policies.

    Starting Gross Basic Salary & Other Benefits

  • N281,063 per month (excluding other benefits)
    Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Action Against Hunger Nutrition and Health Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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