Senior Nutrition Multi-Sectoral Coordination Officer Expired
Senior Nutrition Multi-Sectoral Coordination Officer
|Title:||Senior Nutrition Multi-Sectoral Coordination Officer|
|Duration:||One year extendable|
|Exp.:||2018-10-17-(2 Months Ago)|
|Salary:||NTA grade C|
|Organization:||FHI360/IHSAN |About FHI360/IHSAN|
|Education:||MD prefer having Degree in nutrition and/or public health with focus on nutrition|
|Work Experience:||A minimum of 3 of relevant experience in the Years|
Duties & Responsibilities
The Government of Afghanistan has undertaken several measures to bring strong focus on child nutrition including strengthening community-based nutrition interventions to address child under-nutrition. Among other measures Public Nutrition Department (PND) of MoPH through support from development partners focused on improving the facility based and community-based nutrition specified and Nutrition sensitive interventions via several approaches but recently the MoPH-PND noticed poor nutrition support advocacy and coordination in the country.
In order to improve the nutrition services top to down from Policy makers to the community level it is critical to improve the awareness and enabling environment for involving multi-sectoral organizations such as MAIL MRRD Education on provision of political financial and technical support on nutrition interventions also to provide on time nutrition counselling follow up screening and referring. Therefore the MoPH-PND is looking for an individual consultant to communicate coordination improve and enable the environment for nutrition interventions. This piece of work will enable the Ministry of Public Health to deliver targeted nutrition interventions.
The objective of this position is to enhance the coordination mechanism and create enableing environment for nutrition and design innovative approaches for nutrition related advocacy programs and events. At the sometime provide technical advices to the public nutrition department for further enhancement of technical and managerial capacities.
To follow SUN movement related activities
To map all available resources for Nutrition coordination.
To perform monitoring and supportive supervision of nutrition activities and providing appropriate inputs
Note; To undertake other related activities as requested by the PND director as required to ensure an overall efficient implementation of community-based nutrition activities.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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