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Nutrition Field Coordinator

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

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.

Major Responsibilities:

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

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)

Core Capability

Proficiency level

(1, 2, 3)

Examples of advanced proficiencies

(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions A Managers Guide)



Achieving Capabilities

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 Capabilities

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


Self-managing Capabilities

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


Relational Capabilities

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


Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • 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.

  • Computer literate.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: OTP/TSFP/SC facilities or outreach points

  • Travel: 2% Domestic travel is required.