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17-179: Nutrition Coordinator
Department:International Operations
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