International Medical Corps Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

International Medical Corps Nutrition Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Job Summary

  • The 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.

    Main Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Key Competencies:

  • 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: 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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