Officer, Health and Nutrition at Concern Worldwide… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Concern Worldwide.
- Provide technical support to MoH on delivery of High Impact Nutrition intervention components at health facilities and when need be outreach sites.
- Assist the Programme Manager to provide technical support to partners in the implementation of the project.
- Work with partners to implement work plans as agreed;
- In partnership with the Sub-County Health Management Team (SCHMT) including the Sub County Medical Officer in charge of health (SCMOH), Sub County Public Health Nurse, Sub-County Nutrition Coordinator, Public Health Officers and the hospital nutritionist develop and implement monthly work plans for the Sub-county.
- Ensure programme quality control through implementation of monthly and quarterly M&E.
- Closely monitor the nutrition situation in the programme area.
- While working with the hospital nutritionist and the SCNO, support the rural health facilities to establish referral systems and create referral links for access to in-patient and other services beneficial to the beneficiaries not provided by the rural health facilities.
- Support with operationalizing of community Units and community mobilization activities; plan trainings , routinely engage Community Health Volunteers and Community Health Assistants,
- Support with documentation of the programme implementation process to generate lesson learning as well as case studies.
- Participate in coordination of and data collection for, KPC, SMART and coverage surveys to assess the nutrition situation of the target population.
- Writing of monthly reports and briefs as well as quarterly reports.
- Contribute significantly to the development of regular donor reports.
- Together with MOH and other partners involved in delivery of nutrition services in the Sub-County, conduct joint support supervision visits.
- Oversee and coordinate the implementation of MIYCN activities at the health facilities and at the community.
- Work closely with the UNICEF and WFP contact staff to ensure that all health facilities have adequate supplies of therapeutic commodities at all time.
- Liaising with logistics, IT, Transport, Finance and HR Departments in Nairobi to provide logistical and administrative support to the program.
Responding to Emergencies:
- Participating and contributing towards Concern’s emergency response, as and when necessary
- Complying with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies.
Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies:
- Adhering to the standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies.
- Supporting and promoting the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Associated Policies to the team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and being committed to providing a safe working environment.
In line with Concern’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS):
- Actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E).
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed.
- Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.
Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
- A degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing or relevant field with KNDI Professional certification.
- At least three years (3) experience in maternal and child health and nutrition programming in both a development and emergency context.
- Experience working with and through local partners in ASAL contexts and knowledge of MOH systems, particularly at Sub County level.
- Good understanding of cross cutting issues- gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR, etc. and how to integrate them into public health and nutrition programmes.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.
- Proficient in Computer applications.
- Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili. Fluency in local language/s skills is an added advantage.
- An understanding of the local context, prior experience working and/or living in the County is highly desirable.
How to Apply
Submit your CV with three referees and Application letter only to [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.
Application Deadline: 8th June 2022.
Leonel has been Teacher at Alliant International University since 2013. He began to write about admission details at Course Discovery.