Nutrition Assistant

Vacancy Number:HAS-036-19
Title: Nutrition Assistant
Duration:One Year - Extendable
Exp.: 2019-09-18-(1 Week From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Asper organization Salary policy


Organization: Humanitarian Assistance Society (HAS) & OPHCD | About Humanitarian Assistance Society (HAS) & OPHCD
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:University degree
Work Experience:3 Years

University degree in Medical required.

At least 3 years’ experience in relevant field in governmental or non-governmental organizations.

Expertise in Microsoft Office including Word Excel PowerPoint Excel and internet is required.

Good communication skills and strong local language correspondence skill.

Fluently English Dari and Pashtu speaking /writing skills are required.

Ability to write logical clear and concise reports.


Demonstrated analytical skills

excellent communication skills in Dari Pashto and English

Demonstrated ability in M&E tool development and analysis

Ability to work under difficult circumstances

He/she works as an active member of the team.

Excellent computer skills (word excel power point)

Presentation skills

Planning and reporting skills

Travel to insecure areas on need basis

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Nutrition assistant provides high quality technical assistance and support to technical staff and Health Facilities staff; he/she will work to increase health facility staff capacity to deliver appropriate services to improve women and children nutritional status.

  • Regular supervision of health facility staff (midwives nurses and head of health facilities) to ensure proper delivery of nutritional services (prevention assessment diagnosis and treatment).

  • Overall management of SAM MAM IYCF Iron and micronutrient distribution TSFP and IMAM in the HFs Ensure the staff level of knowledge and identify their needs for training.

  • Follow up of breast feeding and breast feeding substitutes in HFs Follow up of Growth/Monitoring of all children and screening of mother’s nutritional status coming to HFs and HPs.

  • Follow up of Hygiene (latrines or toilets) and safe drinking water in all HFs.

  • Provide the Health facility Staff with high quality technical support and on-job training in field of nutrition and health.

  • Conduct training in field of Nutrition and Health for Health facilities staff and if required for CHWs Inspire the medical staff in daily malnutrition screening and proper nutritional consultation in health facilities.

  • Help the technical team in setting the target indicators for nutritional/health up to the end of project.

  • Evaluate progress towards indicators and find the gap against progress.  

  •   Ensure timely and appropriately reporting by Health facilities. Ensure transfer of updated policies and guidelines related to Nutrition to all Health Facility staff and Health Posts.

  • Ensure enough equipment required for quality Nutritional service provision in HFs.

  • Ensure every child under 5 is going for growth monitoring and have the Growth monitoring chart.

  • Ensure every PLW is receiving IYCF consultation in HFs and HPs coordination with reproductive health officer.

  • Coordinate with HMIS-Officer to ensure the data and information is collected and entered to database. 

  • Assist the Project manager in preparation of quarterly report by providing needed data and information.

  •  Participate in meeting/workshops in order to upgrade technical and managerial knowledge. 

  • To provide to Project Manager monthly action plans and monthly reports.

  • Able to Run Nutrition Database and Reporting.

Submission Guideline

The interested candidates should submit their application letter with CV not more than 5 pages and with three references.
Please Mention the announced position vacancy number in email subject like (…………… Position V# …………)
via email:
Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted

 To : [email protected] CC : [email protected]

Email: [email protected]