Nutrition Field Coordinator
Purpose of the position:
To coordinate activities for implementation of the Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition Programme CMAM and monitor the progress of acute malnourished cases.
(Accountabilities and results)
To implement a CMAM programme - targeting malnourished children and pregnant and lactating mothers and other vulnerable groups considered at risk of malnutrition.
Set up a commodity supply system that maintains a regular supply of foodstuffs, medicines, good storage of all commodities and efficient safe distribution to the beneficiaries in all the project sites.
Implement a recognized system of monitoring of beneficiaries to ensure that those targeted receive treatment rations and their outcomes are monitored to measure the impact of the programme to SPHERE standards.
To ensure CMAM program reporting protocols are implemented according to the national guidelines (IMSAM) and reports submitted in time.
Monitor Supplies for SFP/OTP/SC and ensure records are well kept.
Work in close collaboration with the project officer to implement the nutrition programs which include: stabilization centers, outpatient Therapeutic and Supplementary Feeding programmes and nutrition Assessment/Surveys
With Technical support from the project officer, Ensure that the Community health Educators are disseminating appropriate nutrition/health education to the programme beneficiaries
Submit regular progress report to the project officer for continuous assessment of the effectiveness and the impact of the programme
Assume some responsibilities of the project officer in his/her absence to ensure continuity in co-coordinating CMAM activities
PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)
(1, 2, 3)
Examples of advanced proficiencies
(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions A Managers Guide)
Achieving quality results and service
Example: Attaining project standard sphere targets
Be accountable for all resource used in programme implementation and demonstrate integrity
Factual information should be given to all stakeholders including programme participants.
Practicing accountability and integrity
Communicating information effectively
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
Example: Get deeper understanding of the CMAM programme through reading around, including effective utilization of guidelines
Conduct should demonstrate humanitarian expectations
Be guided by WVs core values in order to fulfil the organizations mission
Apply best practices and improve programme quality through implementing lessons learnt.
Understanding the Humanitarian industry
Understanding WVs mission & operations
Practicing innovation & change
Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work
Example: Conduct oneself in a manner that resembles Christianity
Attend trainings and on-line courses for self-growth and development
It is health to balance work and life, have time with the family or friends and avoid being always at work
Learning for growth and development
Maintaining work/life balance
Building collaborative relationships
Example: It is essential to collaborate with other stakeholders through meetings/training or workshop in order to share project implementation experience
Always be gender sensitive and provide fair service as much as possible
Be influential to individuals and groups involved in project implementation in order to realize quality results
Practicing gender & cultural diversity
Influencing individuals & groups
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Undergraduate/Diploma /certificate in nutrition and related discipline
Three years Clinical officer training with experience in field of nutrition programming
Registered/Enrolled Nurse with South Sudan training with 2/3 years CMAM/CTC field experience.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: OTP/TSFP/SC facilities or outreach points
Travel: 2% Domestic travel is required.