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17-179: Nutrition Coordinator
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:
Collaborate with the Program Director to achieve program objectives and targets effectively and efficiently.
Collaborate with site manager, area coordinator, and M&E coordinator for smooth implementation of the program
Actively participate in nutrition program design and development including conducting and coordinating need assessments, stakeholder analysis, identification of beneficiaries, specifying program activities
Ensure timely and effective nutrition program implementation through proper work planning, coordination and mobilizing the inputs.
Maintain, avail and procure nutrition related supplies regularly using a procurement tracking sheet and consumption follow up.
Supervise and monitor both nutrition center performance and overall nutrition program performance based on standard checklists
Ensure proper quality of CMAM in the facilities supported.
Ensure treatment of acute malnutrition is based on standard procedures(national and international guidelines)
Ensure the community based activities such nutrition screening, health education and defaulter tracing are done properly
Actively participate in the identification and management of any areas with nutrition crisis through trend analysis and review of documents.
Build the capacity of national staffs through proper coaching and training.
Ensure timely submission of quality internal and external nutrition related reports.
Actively participate in human resource management such as recruitment, induction, motivation and coaching
Represent IMC at relevant forums and coordinate with WFP, UNICEF and MOH
Ensures application and compliance of security protocols and policies
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps
The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive
Health or medical background is required
Masters in public health or nutrition or related postgraduate studies is required
Previous experience in nutrition programs is required.
Experience in assessment, program design and evaluation, and technical training and support in nutrition programs
Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in program monitoring, data collection and evaluation.
Ability to exhibit tact, diplomacy, and resourcefulness in dealing with high level officials from donor agencies, international organizations, and other foreign and domestic government officials and partners.
Strong supervisory and organization skills
Languages – working knowledge of English. Arabic will be an asset
Good report rewriting skills
Previous management and leadership experience in humanitarian emergency set-ups
Very good interpersonal skills and team player
Advanced knowledge of medical sciences and primary health care
Basic computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) and other computer based systems
Ability and willingness to manage projects in resource-limited hardship areas