Chabash development and Health Initiative (CDHI) is a non-governmental organization dully registered with Nigerian government through corporate affairs commission and also is working closely with SEMA/NEMA Borno state chapter and the Borno state humanitarian response committee. Existence since March 2016, CDHI focus on improving the quality of life of vulnerable population across communities in the north eastern Nigeria. CDHI operates both in emergency and developmental context and have its programme principally rooted in identifying gaps that affects population or increases vulnerability of population and bringing those gaps through resource base planning and implementation. CDHI invest in Girls, Women, Children and all vulnerable group and communities especially those affected by emergencies. We have focus on promotion of girl child education, gender based violence and women empowerment as well as improving women efficacy on appropriate maternal and child care practices through promotion of nutrition education, and appropriate practices within communities.
We are currently looking for the right candidate to fill the position below:
Job Title: Nutrition Project Manager
Location: Michika, Adamawa
Employment Type: Contract
Expected Start Date: As soon as possible
The project manager will be the overall manager of the program providing both administrative, leadership and technical support to the staff.
The Nutrition Manager will be directly responsible for the implementation of the emergency nutrition programming including integrated community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), MAM treatment using Tom Brown approach, Maternal infant, and young child feeding (MIYCF), Nutrition surveillance, coordination, and overall programme management.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct/update situation analysis of the nutrition situation for the development, design, and management of nutrition related programs/projects.
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, reproductive health service delivery, vaccination etc. and review the training needs and/or coaching needs.
Support the SNO/NE Nutrition sector in organizing LGA based coordination meeting.
Facilitate quarterly review meetings/workshops with respective government health managers at State/LGA level.
Regularly report and coordinate with line supervisor regarding challenges, issues faced in the field for timely and appropriate decision-making.
Ensure regular contact with SMoH service providers and LGA health authorities to receive service delivery report in a timely manner.
The Nutrition Project Manager WILL be based in Michika.
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Community Health or other relevant field.
Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in implementing CMAM, IYCF, and other community-based nutrition activities. Experience in MAM treatment using Tom Brown approach is desirable.
Master’s degree in relevant fields; Nutrition, Public Health, Community Health will be an added advantage
Be proficient in the use of computer applications (Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Have excellent leadership, coordination, team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
Fluent in English and Hausa languages.
Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. CBT, WASH, Nutrition) preferably.
Application Closing Date
20th October, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as subject of email.
CDHI is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.