Nutrition Technical officer

Vacancy Number:HAS-036-19
Title: Nutrition Technical officer
Duration:One Year - Extendable
Exp.: 2019-09-18-(3 Days From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per Organization salary scale


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


Education:University Degree in Medical
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.

  • Skills:

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

  • Regular supervision of health clinic staff (midwives nurses and head of health clinic ) 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 Health clinics Follow up of Growth/Monitoring of all children and screening of mother’s nutritional status coming to Health clinics and HPs.

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

  • Provide the Health clinics 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 clinics 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 clinics Ensure transfer of updated policies and guidelines related to Nutrition to all Health clinics staff and Health Posts.

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

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

  • Ensure every PLW is receiving IYCF consultation in Health clinics  and HPs coordination with reproductive health officer and CBHC 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# …………)
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Note: only short listed candidates will be contacted

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