Christian Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Christian Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria



Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future.


Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.


Role Purpose


  • Management of Acute Malnutrition(CMAM), Care Group Model (CGM), and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities with support from the Nutrition Officer.
  • Create awareness and sensitize the community on IYCF practices, malnutrition, and the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Actively participate in scaling up of surveillance activities at community level to ensure monitoring of situation.
  • Lead Monthly MUAC screening as part of routine program activities.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM and IYCF with support from MOH, community volunteers, traditional leaders, religious leaders and other stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Close coordination all activities in collaboration with MOH, Community team and other key stakeholders.


    Key Outcomes


  • Facilitate community mobilization, sensitization meetings and trainings during community led nutrition activities.
  • Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of Community


    Qualifications


  • Have a minimum of B.Sc in Nutrition or community-based program with similar experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) as well as CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Be professional, have good organizational capacity, good human relationships, self-motivated, open, creative, proactive, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Have a minimum of 2-year work experience in Nutrition
    and SBCC approach-IYCF and CGM a plus.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Have the ability to facilitate discussions and meetings, coordinate and supervise a team.
  • Have the ability to prepare monthly work plans and plan appropriately for tasks assigned.
  • Have the ability to write reports and collect relevant information from surveys, community, health facility and meetings.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be proficient in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Be committed to Christian Aid mission, values and policy.



    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 2nd October, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; Christian Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria


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