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NGO JOB Nutrition Officers Vacancies at Save the Children Nigeria


Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Position: Nutrition Officer
Location: Yobe State
Job Type: Full time

Scope of Role
To support implementation of Nutrition and health component under EU Resilience project in Yobe.

Qualifications & Experience
Essential:
B.Sc or equivalent in Health / Public Health / Nutrition with minimum of 2 years progressive experience post NYSC
Experience in Nutrition and community based programming
Experience of emergency nutrition work (preferably CMAM) and implementation of feeding programs, including monitoring and evaluation
Basic training in IYCF-E
Proven capacity of management, leadership and teamwork
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers
Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
Experience in community based interventions in Nigeria especially in the NE
Demonstrable ability at report writing
Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages
Computer literate

Desirable:
Master trainer and good facilitator
Experience in conducting nutrition assessments and an understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems.

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click Here To Apply Online