Nutrition Supervisor

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Ghowr Full Time 1207
Date Posted:Jul 18, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 24, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:6
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:39059 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66



Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

Assignment :
Supervision, monitoring and follow up of the medical and nutritional treatment of severely malnourished children in the mobile clinic in BPHS HFs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Facilitate the development of work by the partner agencies to strengthen nutrition specific interventions within health care services delivery at Health facility and community levels

o Conducting regular supervision of the nutrition activities of the partner within health facilities and communities
o Identification of needs and the partner's demands for support
o The implementation of support measures offered to the partner
o Ensure that the partner achieves high quality outcomes in its nutrition specific interventions implementation with respect to the national protocol.
o Analysis and monitoring of the care of clients in the partner centres and proposals for improvement in this domain
o Offering and providing technical support to colleagues in the programme's health centres as well as in communities
o Working in collaboration with HF staff and community FHAGs, CHSs, village leaders and elders on the implementation, development and monitoring of the Nutrition programme

Objective 2: Participate in the training and skills development for the partners’ teams at HF/Community levels on nutrition specific and sensitive interventions

o Participate in the identification of the training needs of HF staff and community FHAGs, CHSs, village leaders and elders
o Planning joint training sessions in the areas identified
o Facilitating the organisation and execution of training programmes

Objective 3: Supporting the management of partner activities at HFs and community levels
- Participate in the implementation of HFs level supervisions and analysis
o Monitoring the programme targets and participating in timely course-corrections and necessary adjustments
o Reporting on programme activities, in timely manner, by ensuring the provision of programme indicators and programme progress feedback to HFs.
o Conducting on the Job training for health facilities staff on Nut and follow up of activities on HFs and community level

Mission 4: Represent ACF

 Respect for the principles and values of ACF in the framework of the partnership
 The quality of the relationship with the local programme partner
 Ensuring that the relationship with partners is consistent with the orientation and the ethos of ACF's partnership policy (currently under development: mutual trust, respect, shared aims, complementarity, transparency and mutual support, shared learning....)

Job Requirement:

Skills & Qualifications
Educational / Professional Background :
- Graduated from recognized Medical university with Medical degree
Required Competences & Skills :
- At least 2 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition.
- Previous experiences working in TFU/OTP will be an asset
- Organization skills are necessary.
- Ability to manage staff according to local culture
- Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel
- Fluent in English, Dari and/or Pashto

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghowr
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