Nutrition and Health Officer

NTAG

Detailed Job description / requirements:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Established in 1996, Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG) is a national non-government and non-profit public health organization dedicated to improve the health and nutritional status of women and children of Nepal through sustainable development changes. NTAG is partner to SUAAHARA-II project and seeks to recruit Nutrition and Health Officer.


Number of Position: 1


Location: Bajhang


Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to partner NGO to plan and implement community level nutrition and health activities;

  • Ensure quality implementation of integrated nutrition and health activities at health facility, local and district level as per the approved work plan, guidelines and standards;

  • Work closely with Health Offices, Municipal Health Unit, Health Facilities and FCHVs to provide technical backstopping during implementation of Red Book and local level activities;

  • Analyze HMIS and SPII ‘s monitoring data on regular basis and prioritize activities and plan technical support visits accordingly;

  • Carry out field visits to health facilities, HFOMCs, HMGs, PHC-ORCs and meet regularly with FCHVs and GESI Champions to ensure quality service delivery and encourage for utilization of nutrition and health services;

  • Support government’s efforts and activities to response COVID-19 pandemic and any other emergency situations.

  • Work jointly with Health Office, Provincial Health Directorate, municipalities, health facilities, partner NGO and other stakeholders in the district for planning and implementation of integrated nutrition and health activities;

  • Coordinate with Provincial Logistic Management Center, Health Office and Municipalities to ensure regular supply of essential logistics and key commodities;

  • Provide technical guidance to Field Coordinator (FC), Municipality Nutrition Facilitators (MNFs) and Community Nutrition Facilitators (CNFs) through regular mentoring and coaching.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in health and nutrition from any recognized university;

  • At least 3 years’ experience preferable in health and nutrition projects; and

  • Experience in working with district line agencies and local governments. 

Preference will be given to those:

  • who have worked in similar projects like SABAL, PAHAL, Suaahara

  • having two-wheeler driving license

NTAG is an equal opportunity employer and women and marginalized populations are encouraged to apply.

To apply:

The e-application should reach to us by 1700 hours, Nov 7, 2020.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Job Overview

Category Public Health
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Posted Date 29 Oct, 2020
Apply Before 07 Nov, 2020
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