International Medical Corps Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria
International Medical Corps Nutrition Assistant Jobs in NigeriaJob SummaryThe incumbent will be responsible for the overall implementation of CMAM and IYCF in collaboration with other nutrition and SMOH staff and integration with other programs / He will facilitate good practice and ensure compliance to applicable implementation of national CMAM guidelines.
Backstop the OTP nurse when necessary
Other Duties as Assigned
Supervise a team of Community Health Promoters to ensure that they undertake their duties in accordance with IMC policies and standards.
Collaboratively work with the Nutrition Coordinator and other members of the Nutrition team to ensure that consistently high quality services are delivered to beneficiaries in a timely fashion.
Ensure the observance of respect the dignity of beneficiaries, care givers and members of the community at all times during their engagement with IMC.
Coordinates with project partners, project staff, the SMoH, LGA and other stakeholders regarding upcoming activities and needs at the community and State / LGA levels.
Identify training needs of the Community Health Promoters and liaise with the Nutrition Coordinator to administer such trainings.
Review Flipchart Lesson Plans with CH Promoters every two weeks and ensure they understand the information well and can teach back the information in a participatory manner.
Collect Community Health Promoter reports on a monthly basis, review the reports and ensure the information presented is accurate and complete.
Prepare a timely monthly report using the information provided by Community Health Promoters and maintain a database of same.
Collect report from CHPs on Family MUAC, review the report and identify refresher training need for Lead Mothers/ Mothers.
Ensure that the families of malnourished children receive appropriate counselling, education concerning the Infant and Young Child Feed (IYCF) and caring practices through Care Group.
Plan weekly / monthly activities in collaboration with the Nutrition Officer liaising closely with the Logistics and Finance teams to ensure timely delivery of needed materials
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors
Compliance & Ethics:
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps.
As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Nutrition or any other related field from a recognized institution.
Knowledge of CMAM and IYCF
Over two (2) years’ experience in CMAM and IYCF programmes
NYSC Certificate or Exemption letter
Excellent report-writing skills is an additive
Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
Commitment to and understanding of IMC’s aims, values and principles.
Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet
Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver IMC’s strategic objectives.
Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations
Application Closing Date
4th August, 2020
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should be addressed their Applications to the "Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps" via this email: email@example.com using the "Job title" as the subject of the email.
Nigerian nationals only
Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity organization So Damboa Based candidates are encouraged to apply for this position
Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
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