Nutrition and Health Programme Manager at Action Against Hunger – 2 Openings

Job Title: Nutrition and Health Programme Manager

Location: Monguno & Kaga, Borno
Employment Type: Full time
Department: Programmes – Nutrition and Health
Reporting to: Nutrition and Health Programme Manager
Experience Level: Mid Level
Proposed Start Date: January 2022.

Key Responsibilities

  • Update tracking tool to monitor programme screening based data on acute malnutrition, collect health facility based disease surveillance reports and update morbidity reporting tool for assigned health facilities/LGAs;
  • Participate with M&E team in supervision of data collection for nutrition and health assessments;
  • Liaise with nutrition and health assistants for accessing community support group database, health facility database on a regular basis and updating overall health facility based activities;
  • Conduct ongoing capacity assessment of health workers on CMAM services delivery, IMCI service delivery, reproductive health service delivery, vaccination etc. and review the training needs and/or coaching needs;
  • Ensure that all health facilities/sites have adequate supplies to deliver uninterrupted health care services through identifying needs, informing line manager on regular basis;
  • Support the Nutrition and Health Programme Manager in organizing LGA based coordination meeting;
  • Ensure that all children and patients visiting AAH supported health facilities are properly examined and treated according to national health and nutritional protocols and standards;
  • Identify gaps for WASH in health facilities and inform the Nutrition and Health Programme Manager on a regular basis;
  • Facilitate quarterly review meetings/workshops with respective government health managers at State/LGA level;
  • Organize training for Government nurses/midwives on CMAM, integrated management of childhood illnesses and ANC/PNC and delivery service provision in close collaboration with PM/MPM;
  • Support nutrition and health assistants on developing customized need specific guidance notes on IMCI, ANC/PNC, delivery service for on job coaching on different modules based on national protocol;
  • Regularly report and coordinate with line manager regarding challenges, issues faced in the field for timely and appropriate decision-making;
  • Ensure regular contact with MoH service providers and LGA health authorities to receive service delivery report in a timely manner;
  • Maintain and update database for health workers, community health workers/volunteers, trainings and share with line manager;

Position Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health or other relevant qualifications with experience in Public Health and CMAM programming;
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in primary health care and Nutrition program including experience in inpatient SAM treatment;
  • An excellent report-writing skill is required including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa;
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills;
  • Team management experience with similar programs;
  • Ability to observe and to provide feedback on the activities;
  • Ability to manage staff according to local culture and organization policies;

Starting Gross Basic Salary
NGN 281,063 per month (excluding other benefits).

Application Closing Date
Friday, 24th December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • This is an emergency recruitment and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
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